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Victims of U.S. airstrike in Kabul angry over mistaken attack

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief Jens Stoltenberg to Kabul on September 27, insurgents fired several rockets near the city's worldwide airport. While NATO has acknowledged its mistake, Rabbani´s family wants compensation not sympathy - and for the strikes on ordinary Afghans to stop. Mattis had left the airport by the time the attack started, NBC News reports, and no casualties have been reported. Read More »

Tom Price Says He Thinks He Still Has Trump's Confidence

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The HHS Office of Inspector General said last week that it has opened an investigation into his travel. He's also said he welcomes the review. He has vowed to stop taking private flights and the situation is pending a review. Signed by committee's top Republican and Democrat, the requests demand information on political appointees' use of government planes for personal travel, as well as their use of private charters for official travel. Read More »

Activan protocolo de revisión en la CDMX por sismo

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Añadió que hay regiones donde no tienen estaciones suficientes para detectar sismos de baja intensidad, por lo que desconocen cuántos temblores hay en esos lugares. Sobre ese temblor, Valdés dijo que por su epicentro , en una zona de interplacas en el sureste del estado de Morelos (centro), se espera que tenga pocas réplicas. Read More »

Why Twitter won't ban Trump despite his threatening tweets

N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer! "(And) if the North Koreans try to overwhelm the F-15 escorts by sending up dozens of their fighters, the United States will know that is happening, and would have the option of flying away from North Korea and heading towards Japan", Bennett said . Read More »

Gov. Scott visits Puerto Rico to help recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria

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Looking for other ways to help? Earlier this week, she made a big donation to relief efforts. The initiative is established by the first lady of Puerto Rico, Beatriz Rosselló. "Still going, still going, long, long, long", said Alfredo. The airline said in a press release that it is allowing its employees to send generators and supplies to family members in Puerto Rico free of charge. Read More »

Huge hunk of falling rock kills 1, injures 1 at Yosemite Copy

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This is the climbing season in Yosemite National Park and there are many climbers on El Capitan and other climbing routes in the park. The rocks appeared to have fallen from an area near the popular " Waterfall Route " climbing trail during an active time for hiking in the popular national park. Read More »

Trump weighs lifting shipping restrictions for Puerto Rico; industry opposed

The almost century-old law enjoys strong support from the maritime and shipping industry. This means that ships from other countries can't transport supplies between U.S. The officials said DHS can not issue a waiver due to increased shipping costs but must make the determination based on whether there are national-defense implications. Read More »

Isil leader Baghdadi releases his first statement in almost a year

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The Islamic State group on Thursday released what appeared to be a rare recording of its cloistered leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi vowing to continue his group's fight in Iraq and Syria as its self-proclaimed caliphate there crumbles. "Victory against their enemies and the enemy of God comes next", he said, and lauded what he called his fighters' valiant defence of Mosul. In June, Russia claimed to have killed Baghdadi in airstrikes on a meeting of ISIS leaders outside the city of Raqqa, ... Read More »

Beijing orders all North Korean businesses in China closed by January

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Given that North Korea has been an global pariah and subject to worldwide sanctions for so long, it's unlikely that USA companies have direct engagement with any of the newly sanctioned entities. "We are targeting North Korean banks and financial facilitators acting as representatives for North Korean banks across the globe", said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in a statement . Read More »

Toddler shoots playmates in MI daycare

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Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad says a preliminary investigation has revealed the toddler "accessed a handgun and the weapon discharged" about 10.20am (local time) on Wednesday. Mr Haddad said there were several other children at the house at the time of the shooting. The home daycare does not now hold a license from the state of MI as a Family Child Care Home, the Detroit Free Press reports . Read More »

Etihad Looks to Brit to Chart a New Course

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Douglas may face tough decisions when he joins in January as he decides what to do with what remains of Etihad's sprawling investments in foreign airlines Virgin Australia, Air Seychelles, Air Serbia, and India's Jet Airways. His roles under airport operator BAA included Managing Director of the Heathrow Terminal 5 project, Group Supply Chain Director, Group Technical Director, and CEO of Heathrow Airport. Read More »

Says 'All Options Are On The Table' With North Korea

The North has continued to defy the global community by conducting banned nuclear and missile tests regardless of the presence of around 30,000 American military personnel in South Korea - a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War. The sources said it appeared that China was trying to drive a wedge in relations between South Korea, Japan and the United States by highlighting Seoul's hopes of keeping the door for dialogue open with North Korea. Read More »

United Nations watchdog warns firms operating on Israel settlements

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His remarks are at odds with decades of USA policy and come as President Donald Trump is trying to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians. The U.N. General Assembly recognized Palestine as a non-member observer state in 2012 and UNESCO approved it as a full member. Abbas furiously attacked American and Israeli efforts to end discrimination against the Jewish State at the United Nations, calling on the Human Rights Council to retain its notorious permanent Agenda Item Seven, ... Read More »

Catalan students rally to defend independence vote

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The Catalan government said it was determined to continue holding the referendum on Sunday for regional independence , despite Madrid's attempts to stop it. Catalonia is set to hold the referendum on October 1. "Well, you say it's a rush..." "This referendum does not solve anything, it is a problem because it pits the two sides of Catalonia against each other", said Alex Ramos, the vice president of a group that opposes secession called the Sociedad Civil Catalana (SCC). Read More »

Michelle Obama believes women who voted for Trump voted 'against themselves'

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In an interview with Stephen Colbert, the Late Show host asked: "Well, the most important question I have for you is what is Beyoncé really like?" "You like the thing that you're told to like", she said . "We are telling our sons that it is okay to humiliate women, telling our daughters that this is how we deserve to be treated, that bigotry and bullying are perfectly acceptable". Read More »

Union Power Hangs In The Balance Of This New SCOTUS Case

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IL employee Mark Janus contends he shouldn't have to pay the fees because he is forced to support the speech of a union bargaining representative who is negotiating on political issues such as wages, pensions and benefits. Unions tend to support Democrats in elections, although agency fees are not used for political activities. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), presents the matter of forced union fees for public employees, something of a hobby horse for ... Read More »

China imposes limits on oil supply to North Korea

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China, the closest ally of North Korea , accounts for about 90 per cent of Pyongyang's foreign trade. It will also ban imports of textiles from North Korea. The US and North Korean leaders Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have been embroiled in a war of words, exchanging threats and insults. But Beijing fears pressuring Kim's regime into collapse, triggering a flood of refugees across its border and eliminating a strategic buffer separating China from the USA military in South Korea. Read More »

At least 14 dead as Rohingya boat capsizes off Bangladesh

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In addition to those displaced, hundreds of thousands of civilians remain in northern Rakhine State with insufficient access to life-saving food, nutrition, shelter and medical services. The U.N. human rights chief has called the attacks "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing ". Police officer Afrajul Hoque Tutu said three boats had capsized in heavy seas. Read More »

Fairytale wedding! Italian woman marries herself in handsome ceremony

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She definitely did not scrimp. Although the ceremony itself has no legal weight, it has received attention from the media both within Italy and overseas. An Italian woman has married herself in a ceremony complete with white dress, three-layer wedding cake, bridesmaids and 70 guests. Back in May a man named Nello Ruggiero married himself in Naples . Read More »

Korea shows off key weapons in Armed Forces Day event

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The president said the North Korea will be scared of the South Korean military when it has the wartime control of its own troops. Chung told the leaders that the USA pledged to expand the rotational deployment of its strategic assets when asked if there was any "crack" in the trust between Seoul and Washington. Read More »

Majority Whip Scalise makes return to Capitol Hill after recovery

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In statement released by Scalise's office, the Whip will reportedly "participate in this morning's vote series and address his colleagues on the House floor in his first public appearance since the shooting". "There was a lot of damage inside that had to get fixed", he said referring to his doctors. The bullet, he added, "did some damage to areas that had to be shored up with steel plates". Read More »

Traders Secrets on KBR, Inc. (KBR), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

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The overall volume in the last trading session was 2.14 million shares. HCI Group Inc (NYSE:HCI) has risen 41.60% since September 27, 2016 and is uptrending. Jefferies maintained the shares of BMY in report on Tuesday, March 15 with "Hold" rating . Sei Investments reported 665,573 shares stake. Natixis reported 263,305 shares stake. Read More »

IN man arrested in Colorado possibly connected to Delphi murders, police say

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The station also confirms that Nations is a convicted sex offender that lived in Greenwood, Indiana in 2010. Police found the grainy image along with audio clips of a man believed to be connected on German's phone. On Monday, Daniel Nations, 31, a registered sex offender from IN, was arrested for threatening a couple with a hatchet on a Colorado hiking trail. Nations is being held in the Teller County Jail. Read More »

Trump makes case for sweeping tax overhaul

However, it is unclear at this time who will pay those rates, as the administration has delegated income limit decisions to the House and Senate tax-writing committees. The plan includes long-held Republican goals of reducing the corporate tax rate and simplifying the tax code . The corporate tax rate will be cut to 20% from 35%, something that Trump has been very vocal about since the campaign. Read More »

Korean stocks open lower on US-N. Korea tension

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To strengthen its standalone defense capability, Moon said the military should make all-out efforts to rapidly build the "three-axis" defense platform. North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong earlier threatened that his country's military was ready to shoot down American military planes whether or not they were in North Korean airspace. Read More »