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'Lucky' Hamilton fears Ferrari backlash in Japan

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Hamilton, who now leads the championship race with a 34 point advantage over second-placed Sebastian Vettel , said it was decent result considering issues he faced with his vehicle. Sixth place went to Sergio Perez in the Force India , while Stoffel Vandoorne finished the race seventh, giving McLaren a good result. Behind the top two, Verstappen's team-mate Ricciardo managed to get past Bottas in the Mercedes for third place, but couldn't get close to Hamilton after that and ended up in ... Read More »

Tax cuts will be 'rocket fuel' for economy

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President Donald Trump on Friday pledged that the Republican tax proposal would spur "the rebirth of American industry" and supercharge the US economy amid debate over how much growth the plan will generate and its impact on the federal deficit. Read More »

Trump Calls Tillerson's Talks with North Korea a Waste of Time

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Save your energy Rex, we'll do what has to be done!" Tillerson said during a trip to China that the United States had multiple direct channels of communication with Pyongyang, the first such disclosure from the Trump administration, and that it was probing North Korea to see whether it is interested in dialogue. Read More »

Port Authority Deploying Aid to Storm-Hit Puerto Rico

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On top of that, Puerto Rico has a shortage of diesel fuel, which is needed to power the semi-trucks. A spokesman says staffers are trying to help constituents work with FEMA to try and contact loved ones on the island. Much of the island remains without electricity and running water. Governor Cuomo launched the Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico over this past weekend. Read More »

Las Vegas police responding to shooting report at Mandalay Bay

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Country singer Jake Owen, who appeared to be in Mandalay Bay, tweeted: 'Gun shots! They were firing from somewhere high and they were unloading clip after clip after clip. Several roads in the area were being shut down and police were telling people in the area to barricade inside. There are multiple reports that there are two separate shooting locations. Read More »

'We are not lazy': Local Puerto Ricans respond to Trump's tweets

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And reviews on the ground in Puerto Rico have been mixed. The President is spending the weekend at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Trump tweeted in part. FEMA officials said Thursday that a million meals and 2 million liters of fresh water had been distributed in Puerto Rico and 2 million more meals and 2 million more liters of water were on the way. Read More »

Nawaz arrives NAB court, PML-N leaders denied entry

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After waiting outside for almost 30 minutes, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal lashed out on security forces for keeping PML-N leaders, lawyers and supporters of Nawaz Sharif from entering the court. An Accountability Court resumed hearing of three references against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children Hassan Nawaz, Hussain Nawaz, Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (rted.) Safdar on Monday. Read More »

Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che blasted Trump during SNL

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Trump responded on Saturday by claiming Cruz has "poor leadership". He said he would be visiting Puerto Rico on Tuesday with his wife Melania and would "hopefully be able to stop at the US Virgin Islands" too. "You're going straight to hell ". Cruz later begged on television for additional help, as she cried out, "I am begging, begging, anyone who can hear us to save us from dying". Read More »

Police seize ballot boxes at Catalan polling stations: interior ministry

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It said 92 polling stations had been closed. There was no organized campaign for the "no" side in the vote, which most national political parties boycotted because it lacked legal guarantees and was suspended by the courts. Around the same time, 30 civil guard vans and trucks with police left Barcelona port. Police have been brought in from other regions of Spain to prevent the vote taking place. Read More »

Nasrallah accuses Israel of violating global law, planting bombs along border

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Nasrallah's comments followed his warning that if Israel launched a war against Syria or Lebanon, thousands of fighters from Iran, Iraq, and Yemen might join the battle in their defense, the report said. He calls on Jews to leave Israel and return to where they came from while they can for when there is war there will no longer be time to flee. The Israeli army last faced off with Hezbollah on a large scale in the 2006 Second Lebanon War, when Hezbollah directed rocket fire throughout ... Read More »

Trump blames Puerto Ricans for slow hurricane response

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Rosselló said that the Defense Department had increased its footprint on Puerto Rico to 6,400 people from roughly 4,600 two days earlier, with more coming, and that other federal agencies were also sending more staff to aid in the island's recovery from Hurricane Maria , which smashed through the island on September 20. Read More »

Trump says trophy for hurricane victims

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He issued his latest attack on San Juan's mayor from the New Jersey golf resort where he spent the weekend. Duke and Trump spoke briefly about Puerto Rico but did not talk again until Tuesday, an administration official said. "And the bottom line is, is that we're pushing everybody, we're trying to push her, in there". "You put the people above the debt". Gottleib said it's important that the plants that make drugs and medical devices resume normal operations soon, not just to help ... Read More »

Schumer says Trump should 'get to work'

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Trump plans to travel to Puerto Rico with his wife, Melania, on Tuesday, almost two weeks after the hurricane slammed into the island but it was the earliest he said he could get there without diverting resources from the rescue and recovery efforts. Read More »

Sharad Yadav slams UP administration for postponing Rahul's Amethi visit

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The RPCC chief brushed aside BJP's criticism that the Congress has been promoting dynastic politics. "The performance of a leader decides his worth", Pilot said. The Congress had earlier taken two extensions from the EC for completing the organisational polls. Pilot is not the first Congress leader to talk about Rahul's expected elevation. Read More »

Two women killed in knife attack at French train station

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After having viewed video footage of the incident, Collomb said the suspect attacked one woman before fleeing, then returned to kill the second victim, reports Le Monde . The attack has not been formally declared terrorism, but the French anti-terrorist prosecutor's office is leading an investigation into "assassinations in connection with a terrorist enterprise", the office told BFM TV . Read More »

N Korea negotiations a waste of time

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From a "peaceful pressure" campaign to stop North Korea's nuclear weapons program, the United States government took another step to expand and toughen sanctions against Kim Jong-un's communist regime as well as the countries that transact business with the North. Read More »

Navy Training Aircraft Reported Missing

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The U.S. Navy said it was investigating reports of a jet crash in the area, but did not confirm it was one of its planes. The base had a T-45 training in the vicinity of Tellico Plains that has not yet returned to the air station. The call came in around 4:30 p.m. The U.S. Navy said a T-45 jet is believed to have crashed near Tellico Plains, Tennessee. The Monroe County EMA director said that operations are being suspended overnight, but security will be on scene. Read More »

Tillerson 'wasting his time' trying to negotiate with North Korea

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It was not immediately clear what prompted Trump's tweets , among a series of weekend posts that ranged from hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico to NFL players' allegiance to the national anthem, and at whom they were aimed: Tillerson, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, those pushing for continued diplomacy, those favoring a military response to repeated provocations. Read More »

Shah sounds Guj poll bugle, slams Rahul

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The poll campaign has been named "Gujarat Gaurav Yatra " and it seeks to highlight the various achievements of the BJP government in the state for the last 20 years. As Mr Shah began his speech, a group of men from the Patidar community in the audience tried to raise some slogans in favour of the Patel quota agitation, but they were whisked away by the police personnel present there. Read More »

Jagmeet Singh new federal NDP leader

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WSO President Mukhbir Singh made the following statement today: "We would like to congratulate Jagmeet Singh on becoming the next leader of Canada's NDP". Singh, who said he's been carded 10 times, pushed for a ban. "Growing up with brown skin, long hair and a amusing sounding name meant I faced some challenges, he continued". Read More »

Kim Jong-Nam's Murder Trial Begins

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People watch a television showing news reports of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, at a railway station in Seoul February 14, 2017. Among the first witnesses for the prosecution will be medical experts who will talk about the cause of Kim's death. The trial is expected to last for about two months, after which the judge will decide if there is a strong case for the women to have to mount their defense, said Hisyam Teh Poh Teik, Huong's lawyer. Read More »

Trump races to catch up as Puerto Rico crisis escalates

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The island has a population of 3.4 million, roughly the same as CT. Acting Homeland Secretary Elaine Duke, center, is briefed on the Hurricane Maria response during a flight to Puerto Rico on Friday , Sept. Trump said his critics in Puerto Rico should not depend entirely on the federal government. He said the hurricane "totally destroyed" Puerto Rico and that "the military and first responders, despite no electric, roads, phones etc., have done an fantastic job". Read More »

Austrian police force Muslim women to remove their burkas

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The law, similar to ones in France and Belgium, also applies to visitors including the large numbers of Arab tourists who vacation in the Alpine country. restricted to their homes". Polling this week showed the hardline People's Party on 34 per cent and Freedom Party on 25pc, with the centrist Social Democrats, who are the majority party in the current coalition government, struggling on 27pc. Read More »

Local family waits for children to escape Puerto Rico after hurricane

She's also been able to help thanks to her employer, Baltimore Gas and Electric. His command unit gave him until October 7th to look for his dad and, if he finds him and has time to spare, to help out with local relief efforts. Mattei, 70, had been stranded in Houston several weeks ago by Hurricane Harvey. But just a couple days after they got there, Hurricane Maria tore up the island. Read More »

Trump calls those questioning his commitment to Puerto Rico recovery 'ingrates'

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Trump has said that the results of the US recovery effort in Puerto Rico will "speak much louder than complaints" by Mayor Cruz, and has said that he will be on the ground there on Tuesday. She added, "We've worked so hard to get to where we were and to have so many things that we were so proud of in our country, to just literally revert backward is the most frustrating thing". Read More »

US Does Not Recognize Kurdish Independence Vote in Iraq

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A referendum on independence for the Kurdistan region of Iraq was held on Monday. "I understand why those who support Hamas want to blame the Mossad for every issue that isn't comfortable for them", Netanyahu said during this week's government meeting, "but Israel had no part in the Kurdish referendum except for the deep, natural and long-standing sympathy of the Israeli nation for the Kurdish people and their hopes". Read More »