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San Juan mayor hits out at Trump official

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In enumerable ways large and small, numerous 3.4 million inhabitants of Puerto Rico struggled through a 10th day with little or no access to basic necessities - from electricity and clean, running water to communications, food and medicine. Read More »

Yom Kippur start time: What time does Yom Kippur start TODAY?

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It is a day of repentance that comes at the end of the High Holy Days, an eight day period that begins the Jewish New Year, starting with Rosh Hashana . During Yom Kippur, those of the Jewish faith traditionally fast from food, sex and bathing, and also avoid wearing leather shoes. They may attend Kol Nidre services tonight and Yom Kippur services all day tomorrow. Read More »

Dinakaran faction files documents with EC

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Sasikala and T.T.V. Dhinakaran asking them to file their replies or affidavits by September 29. "We are confident that we will get the symbol", he said. Unless they are able to turn up substantial evidence, the symbol may go to the merged factions now in office. "We just wanted to reach a large number of cadres spread in different geographical locations", he said. Read More »

Main suspect in 'Slender Man' stabbing avoids jail time in plea deal

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Anissa and Morgan later told police they committed the stabbing in the name of "Slenderman", a fictional online character popular in horror stories. The then-12-year-old victim, who was stabbed 19 times and left for a dead in a Wisconsin forest, recovered from her wounds following a hospital stay. Read More »

Google reportedly investigating possible Russian meddling in election

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Facebook and Twitter were already found to have been exploited by Russia-linked propagandists to influence the election results. While most of the Congressional probe is focused on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election, the information leaking out provides insight into how much sway tech and social media giants have over the information everyone consumes on a daily basis. Read More »

U.S. military aircraft crash in Syria injures two

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The two injured personnel suffered what the release described as "non-life threatening injuries" and were released shortly after being treated. "The other passengers and crew on the aircraft were uninjured, and no other casualties were reported on the ground". Read More »

Reputed MS-13 leader indicted after phone bugged

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Manica is the reputed leader of MS-13's Everett Loco Salvatrucha clique, and one of the gang's regional leadership based in El Salvador. Manica Flores is now in El Salvador and officials are seeking his extradition to face charges here. While the vast majority of the charges were brought in El Salvador, MS-13's home turf, officials said more than 70 gang members living in the United States have been indicted in the past six months. Read More »

Restrictions in Srinagar in view of 8th day of Muharram

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Mobile phone service will be suspended in major cities in Sindh on 9th and 10th Muharram. Internet services have also been observed to be disrupted in parts of Karachi . Pillion riding was also banned across Sindh from Friday till Sunday. A clearance from the bomb disposal squad shall be mandatory before Muharram processions and congregations can begin at the centres. Read More »

Bronx school stabbing victim's mom: 'My son is never coming back'

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Dennis said her son "would rather beat a bully down before he would become a bully". "Matthew excelled on average", she said. "The morning before my son died, he made my last breakfast for me". "We want to make sure that you have anti-bullying and grief counselors and whatever else these kids need to move forward". McCree was stabbed just once, but it was a deep wound, said Santiago. Read More »

Lee, Maria, both tropical storms, moving far into Atlantic

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Here are the latest Hurricane Maria and Lee remnants path updates, storm track, weather models, the latest forecasts, tracking maps and videos. Infrared light provides temperature data and that's important when trying to understand how strong storms can be. Read More »

Facebook sends help to Puerto Rico to get the island back online

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CNN shared Duke's comments with Cruz during a live segment on New Day Friday morning, and she looked stunned. "I have been patient", she said Friday afternoon (video below). Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the commissioner of the FDA since May, arrived on Puerto Rico Friday to survey the situation and talk with pharmaceutical executives on the island. Read More »

New Senate GOP budget could pave way for tax rewrite

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The budget also contains a provision that could allow the Senate to approve legislation opening up drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. "This budget resolution puts our nation on a path to balance by restraining federal spending, reducing tax burdens, and boosting economic growth", Senate Budget Chairman Mike Enzi said in a statement. Read More »

Gov. Brown to sign affordable housing bills

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The bill amends many aspects of the housing crisis in the state, from affordability to zoning to low-income housing opportunities. Cities will also need to report to the state legislature annually on how the new bill has helped with homelessness. Read More »

Van strikes 3 pedestrians outside NY's Penn Station

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The driver of the van remained at the scene, claiming that his floor mat got tangled with the accelerator and sent the vehicle careening forward. They were all taken to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition, a fire department spokesman said. Read More »

Puerto Rico lashes out again at utility creditors' loan offer

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Many roads and highways remain blocked or damaged. CONWAY, S.C. (AP) The Puerto Rico Tip-Off will be played in SC in the wake of Hurricane Maria. In one sign that Washington is getting the message, President Trump finally agreed Thursday, after days of dithering, to temporarily waive restrictions on shipments by foreign vessels to the island's ports. Read More »

United Nations to send war crimes investigators to Yemen

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He stressed that the Kingdom welcomed the role played by the Yemeni National Committee for the Investigation of Human Rights Violations, pointing out that the Joint Incidents Assessment Team (JIAT) will continue to carry out its tasks, ensure that all military operations comply with the provisions of worldwide humanitarian law and investigate all incidents that are alleged to cause civil damage in order to avoid any errors. Read More »

Colts Injury Report: 6 Players Ruled Out vs. Seahawks

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Prosise and Rawls have combined for 24 yards on 13 carries, so Carson should have a substantial workload against Indianapolis . After Sunday's 11 rushes for a scant 34 yards (3.09 YPC), the Carson express appears to have derailed. He's the first Colt since Bert Jones in 1974 to run for two touchdowns and throw for another in the same game. The total has gone over in four of the Colts' last five games against the Seahawks . Read More »

The Azealia Banks vs. Nicki Minaj feud is officially over

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Azealia also had an explanation for that Safaree controversy , in which the Ice Princess teased a collaboration with Nicki's former music exec boyfriend while taunting at rumors of his ghostwriting for her. "Not gonna lie, I cried a bit when she responded", she captioned the screenshot. "Focus on what really matters from now on". Nevertheless, it looks like Nicki's magnanimous outpouring of support for Cardi B and her chart-topping single - a handsome moment of Shine Theory in action - ... Read More »

Georgia man suspected of killing officer caught after manhunt

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When the officers began talking to them, they acted suspiciously and Spangler pulled out a handgun and shot both officers, said Vernon Keenan, director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Authorities have captured a man they say shot and killed a Polk County Deputy on Friday. Northwest Georgia News reports the shooting happened around 11 a.m. Read More »

Trump Touts Puerto Rico Relief Effort as Critics Fault Washington's Response

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Maria struck Puerto Rico on September 20, knocking out power to the entire island, causing widespread flooding and major damage to homes and infrastructure . "The Governor is in charge of the response", said an administration official. They said there's enough for everyone. And they're just not getting paid and they're not working. Read More »

Rice Midstream Partners LP Comm (NYSE:RMP) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume

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Traders looking to buy shares will typically have an attack plan. It has outperformed by 21.84% the S&P500. Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co sold 171,400 shares as the company's stock declined 3.38% while stock markets rallied. Baird. The firm has "Buy" rating by Wunderlich given on Wednesday, August 31. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of RMP in report on Sunday, July 23 with "Hold" rating . Read More »

Kejriwal Government to regularise all 15000 guest teachers in Delhi schools

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Sisodia said the L-G wanted his suggestions to be incorporated in the scheme, but most of these had already been included. The cupboards for storing books and study materials, were stacked with tools and clothes of the tenants", said Kumar, who reportedly accompanied Sisodia during the raid.Jawant Singh, a parent who lives close to the school said that people were often spotted leaving the school early in morning to avoid suspicion."I live in the next lane and while crossing the school early ... Read More »

United Nations head welcomes Saudi move letting women drive

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On Thursday, a government spokesman also confirmed that Saudi women will be allowed to drive at the same age as their male peers. Since women earlier, were not allowed to drive, they have to depend on chauffeurs and taxi drivers. Women's rights activists since the 1990s have been pushing for the right to drive, saying it represents their larger struggle for equal rights under the law. Read More »

Relief Efforts in Battered Puerto Rico

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Local officials say it could take anywhere from four to six months until power is fully restored across the island of almost 3.5 million people . "We were very lucky", he said. Fuel shortages and communication problems have dogged the island since Hurricane Maria hit, and authorities had been unable to arrange for the aid to be distributed to the half million people it could help, CBS reported . Read More »

New Orleans Saints: 3 Bold predictions vs

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Fantasy Tip: Saints' top WR Michael Thomas , who has 87 or more yards receiving in each of past two games, could feast on struggling Dolphins secondary. The balanced attack in the run game has featured Mark Ingram, Adrian Peterson and Alvin Kamara sharing carries. -Even after the Saints good defensive performance in the 34-13 victory against the Panthers last week, they rank 31st in total defense and 30th in pass defense. Read More »

Vidya Balan meets with an accident

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Vidya was on her way to a meeting while another auto rammed in to her vehicle which resulted in some damage. No one was injured but the people around her remained in shock after hearing the news. A source was quoted DNA, "She is fine and has not sustained any injuries. I think she will unleash my naughty side". It's been a while since Vidya serenaded Bollywood fans with "Good Morrnniiing Mumbaiiii" in Lage Raho Munna Bhai, and now she will be a back as a RJ in Suresh Triveni's film, but with a ... Read More »

Dead, 2 Injured After Pair Of Rockslides At Yosemite's El Capitan

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Sheridan spoke to The Associated Press by cellphone from the mountain. Andrew Foster, 32, of Wales died and his wife was hospitalized on Wednesday. At least 30 climbers were on the formation when the formation first gave way Wednesday. "Sometimes geology just happens". A park spokesman said the person injured Thursday has been flown out to a hospital. Read More »

Port Authority of NY and NJ sending help to Puerto Rico

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Asked about her Thursday "good news" comment, she said: "There is so much more to do. This is a life or death story". I'm sorry, but that really upsets me and frustrates me. "Scraping for food. Where is the good news?" she concluded. Puerto Rico is already suffering from a shortage of diesel fuel, which Puerto Rico needs for power generation as well as fuel, due to the electricity that is down across the island. Read More »