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Germans celebrate first gay marriage

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The first such adoption is expected to take place in Berlin on October 4, he said. Already reported on the registration of same-sex marriage at the town hall in the Berlin district Seeberi in the presence of hundreds of friends and relatives got married two men - Carl Kryla and Bodo Mende. Read More »

Twitter Slams Trump Over Comments On San Juan Mayor's 'Poor Leadership'

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The tweets amounted to a biting response to San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz , who had accused the Trump administration of "killing us with the inefficiency" after Hurricane Maria. The president also dedicated several tweets to pushing back against what he described as " fake news " about the response to Hurricane Maria, which killed at least 16 people in the US territory. Read More »

Desperate teams meet as Bucs host Giants

Tampa's defense looked strong in the win, and the offense looked effective. While its convenient to blame the loss on injuries , its hard to look passed Jameis Winston's three interceptions and not attribute at least part of the blame on him. Read More »

Trump praises 'leadership' of Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands govs after slamming mayor

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The Trump administration has given Puerto Rico's government "whatever we ask for" in the immediate aftermath of the hurricane, Rossello said . He characterized the president as “speaking from his fancy golf club, playing golf with his billionaire friends, attacking the mayor of San Juan , who is struggling” to bring electricity, food, water and gas to the island. Read More »

Malaysian GP analysis: Max Verstappen deserves day at the front

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Red Bull's Max Verstappen won the final running of the Malaysian Grand Prix yesterday as Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton finished second to extend his championship lead over Sebastian Vettel to 34 points. 29, 2017. "I think the whole race [was on merit]". With five races to go, Hamilton is edging ever closer to the title but Ferrari had a weekend to forget, after Kimi Raikkonen didn't even make the starting grid and Vettel lost a rear wheel in a freaky smash after the finish line. Read More »

Port Authority joining relief efforts in Puerto Rico

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Technicians, the FAA said, had found the final miles to the site "impassable" and had to use chain saws to bring in personnel and equipment. Delta operated three roundtrip flights out of the airport Tuesday on larger-than-normal aircraft. Read More »

#NigeriaAt57: President Buhari visits troops in Maiduguri to Celebrate Independence

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said the government won't allow Africa's most populous country to break apart amid growing calls for secession by "irresponsible" groups. The communique signed by Patriot Sabo Odeh, Chairman, CDC and Rev Samson Onwu, Secretary, CDC commended the military for defending Nigeria's democracy since 1999 when the country returned to civil rule and deferring to civil authorities which it respects at all times. Read More »

Game time, how to watch and what to watch for

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Here's how you can watch Saturday's game. Maryland resorted to trickery on its opening drive when holder Ryan Brand was stopped at the 1-yard line by Jacob Huff on a fake 23-yard field goal attempt. Things had gone well for P.J. Fleck and Minnesota in the first three games under the new head coach. The Gophers' defense should make things very hard for Bortenschlager and the Terrapins' offense, and set up the Rhoda-led offense for some extra opportunities on a short field. Read More »

Murder probe launched after 'body of serving police officer' found in lake

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Last night, a 43-year-old man who was being questioned on suspicion of murder, remained in custody. A 43-year-old man from Wilmslow, Cheshire, is right now being addressed by police. Cheshire Police said her death appeared to be "an isolated incident" and officers were not looking for anyone else. "I would urge also to ask anyone who believes they may have witnessed what happened, saw anything suspicious or unusual, or has any information which could assist officers with their enquiries, ... Read More »

India, China turn over new leaf

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After the Doklam stand-off ended and PM Narendra Modi and China President Xi Jinping held a meeting, toasted as a success by both sides, there seems to be a conscious attempt by Beijing to build a favorable public opinion in India, suggesting the two nations can start a new chapter. Read More »

Vanuatu trying to evacuate entire island ahead of volcano eruption

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Residents board a plane at Longana Airport on Vanuatu's northern island Ambae where the Manaro Voui volcano continues to emanate smoke and ash in the South Pacific. The HMAS Choules left this morning with a team of specialists and supplies as the Aussies offer their helping hand. Some islanders are flying out while others have already moved to stay with friends or relatives in the capital, Port Vila. Read More »

Rockies' Blackmon sets RBI mark for leadoff man in a season

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He's 1-1 with a 2.12 ERA in eight games, one start, against the Rockies and 0-1 with a 2.70 ERA in four games, one start, at Coors Field . Blackmon hit a two-run homer in the second inning Friday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers , giving him 101 RBIs from the top spot in the lineup. Read More »

President Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurates Shirdi Airport: Key Features

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Developed by the Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC), the airport in Rahata sub-district, around 240 kms north-west of Mumbai, has been built at an approximate cost Rs 350 crore. Initially four flights will operate from here to Mumbai and one each from Delhi and Hyderabad. "Budget carrier IndiGo has also applied for launching air services to Shirdi ". Read More »

Authorities foil 10th Muharram procession

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A caparisoned elephant carried the historical Bibi-ka-Alam during the Muharram procession near Charminar. More than 6,000 personnel of law enforcement agencies, including policemen, Rangers, FC, army and special branch provided security cover to processions of Ashura. Read More »

Over 300 National Guardsmen heading to Puerto Rico to help with recovery

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A solar panel array destroyed by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, is pictured September 25, 2017. Baker announced Friday he will send a six-person National Guard unit for up to 30 days to help support satellite-based data and mobile communications on the hurricane-ravaged island. Read More »

Trump discourages Tillerson from talking to N. Korea

Tillerson said the USA was probing North Korea's willingness to talk, and called for a calming of the situation on the Korean Peninsula, adding it was incumbent on the North to halt the missile launches. America's top diplomat has acknowledged the USA is in "direct contact" with North Korea. "And I think we need to calm them down first". North Korea is known for their blustery rhetoric often disseminated through its state media wing, but the country has found a verbal sparring partner in ... Read More »

PA National Guard troops and helicopters headed to Puerto Rico

Blair Heusdens, a guard spokesman, told the Pioneer Press. The armories will be used to warehouse donations gathered through a partnership among the state Office of Emergency Management, the Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development and the Governor's Office of Volunteerism to assist the New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief. Read More »

Boris Johnson is Tory favourite to be next prime minister

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In an interview with The Sun newspaper on Saturday, on the eve of the governing Conservative Party's annual conference, Johnson detailed four "red lines" for Brexit that appear to go beyond the agreed position of Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet. Read More »

Puerto Rico National Guard Soldiers return home

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FEMA announced that Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands have received 6.5 million liters of water and 4.4 million kids meals. These guardsmen are going directly to the airport in San Juan , which has been serving as the hub for all relief flights. Read More »

Trump's still criticizing National Football League owners over players who kneel

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Hundreds of National Football League players, owners and coaches made a decision to link arms, take a knee or sit out the anthem completely in Sunday's games after President Trump repeatedly tweeted about the issue over the weekend. 1, 2017. I also fully believe in and support our Constitution. He adds: "I think they are afraid of their players, if you want to know the truth, and I think it's disgraceful". Read More »

Captain's mistakes led to El Faro sinking, Coast Guard report says

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Michael Davidson misjudged the strength of Hurricane Joaquin and should have changed the El Faro's route to avoid the storm's brutal, 150 miles per hour winds, the report said. The ship sank as the intensity of the storm continued to get worse and all 33 crew members went missing. When it departed, Joaquin was only a tropical storm, but by the time it moved into El Faro's path, it had grown into a Category 4 hurricane. Read More »

Uttarakhand: Rajnath Singh to celebrate Dussehra with jawans of ITBP

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Coording to official, Singh will address a Sainik Sammelan at an ITBP border outpost at Joshimath (altitude 6,150 feet) and have lunch with the jawans before celebrating the "Dussehra" with them. Singh said that the Doklam deadlock had been resolved without any confrontation. Singh further inquired about the working conditions of ITBP soldiers. Read More »

Were Analysts Bearish Diageo plc (LON:DGE) This Week?

The stock's market cap is GBX 61.66 billion. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.49 on September 29, reaching $132.13. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be paid a dividend of $2.0322 per share. Its up 0.03, from 0.95 in 2017Q1. Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. 23 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. Read More »

Democrats and Republicans agree: Trump's North Korea strategy won't work

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The Washington Post reported China, with 2.37 million soldiers, takes the top seat as India with 1.41 million takes second, and the United States with 1.43 million takes third place. Having reached what would appear to be a snarling impasse with the North Koreans , how can we possibly hope to begin talking sense - and peace? It's hard to take such talk too seriously when Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump are calling each other names and President Moon, so eager for reconciliation, has said now ... Read More »

US Is Seeking Dialogue With North Korea: "We Do Talk to Them"

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Tillerson expressed hope for reducing tensions with North Korea , which is fast advancing toward its goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the U.S. authorities have disclosed to journalists that there were more extensive talks about U.S. - North Korean relations. We will remind, 26 September 2017, the U.S. Read More »

Trump to visit Southeast Asia, but not Malaysia

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Mr Trump, who has been locked in an increasingly bitter war of words with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, will have the opportunity to bolster allied resolve for what he calls the "complete denuclearisation" of Pyongyang . Trump has sought to forge a personal relationship with Xi, hosting the Chinese president at his Mar-a-Lago resort in April. Even as Washington and Beijing grapple with that security crisis in North Korea, Trump has pressed China for more balanced trade with America. Read More »

Civilians Killed in Rebel-Held Village in Syria

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There was no comment from the Syrian army on the report that Qaryatayn, 120km northeast of Damascus, had fallen. Damascus, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Syrian army units and their allies have reopened the road between the city of Palmyra and Deir Ezzor, which was closed after terror attacks by the Islamic State (IS) or Daesh on army positions, military sources said today. Read More »

Knife attack, man shot at French station

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France has opened a counter-terrorism inquiry after the rising incidents of troops being attacked, stationed at capital's transport hubs and tourist sites. A KNIFEMAN has been gunned down by security services at Saint Charles train station in Marseille - after stabbing two commuters to death. French interior minister Gerard Collomb said on Twitter he was heading to Marseilles. Read More »