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Iran Threatens 'Crushing' Response If US Designates IRGC As Terrorist


Jafari said the IRGC - the most powerful branch of Iran's armed forces - would treat U.S. military forces in the region no differently than it treats Islamic State terrorists in such a case. He said any new U.S. sanctions would ruin the chances for any kind of interaction "forever". Iran, a regional heavyweight, would by no means allow the United States president to interfere in its internal affairs, Rapporteur of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission ... Read More »

Hurricane Nate headed for Gulf of Mexico on Saturday


It's the first time a hurricane has made landfall in MS since Katrina caused widespread flooding and loss of life in 2005. Hurricane Nate strengthened slightly today as it churned through the Gulf of Mexico , threatening to hit the USA central Gulf Coast as a Category 2 storm after it killed at least 25 people in Central America . Read More »

Live, Ghana vs USA, FIFA U-17 World Cup, live football score


Though Ghana has a better head to head record against the Americans having beaten them by identical 2-0 in 1995 (Quito) and 1999 (Auckland) but on Sunday is a new day and new match. U.S. who are through to the Round of 16 now goes on top of group A with 6 points out of their two games. Sadiq Ibrahim who netted the victor and goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim hogged spotlight against Colombia while the Ghanaian defence was also solid in that game. Read More »

Convicted rapist awarded joint legal custody of child in MI


Ross is a MI judge who is feeling the wrath of Twitter now that the judge's choice to grant Christopher Mirasolo joint custody of a son who was the product of Mirasolo raping a 12-year-old girl has been made public. 'An assistant prosecutor on this, Eric Scott, told me she granted her consent, which is a lie, ' Kiessling told the News . Kiessling also said the judge ordered that the victim not be allowed to move 100 miles from where she had been living when the case with filed without ... Read More »

Storm damage from Saturday's tornado


The tornado was spotted by police just after 5 p.m. near East Washington Avenue and the National Weather Service issued the warning soon after, according to our ABC partner WKOW-TV. Read More »

MA man clings to moving school bus


The incident was captured on video where the man can be seen hitting the hood and holding onto a mirror. "Open the door", he says, pointing at the driver. The school bus driver says he was headed to a nearby police precinct because he needed police assistance. Police said at no time were children on the bus in danger, and officials are investigating to determine whether any objects were thrown out of the bus. Read More »

German industrial output growth driving economy


German industry rebounded from a summer lull with its best month in six years, keeping Europe's largest economy on a solid footing in the second half of the year. The report comes after factory orders rebounded in August, rising the most since December, as exporters benefited from global demand. Germany's industrial production expanded the most since July 2011, signaling a strong growth in the third quarter, data from Destatis revealed Monday. Read More »

Google has reportedly found Russia-linked ads on YouTube, Gmail, and search

Google officials are expected to testify publicly before both the House and Senate intelligence committees on November 1 alongside Facebook and Twitter about Russian attempts to use their platforms to influence the election. Google has launched an investigation into the ad-buying, which amounted to less than $100,000. However, the Google ads were reportedly not purchased by the same Vladimir Putin-affiliated group that bought ads on Facebook, meaning the problem could be more widespread ... Read More »

Laboratory examination at Kim Jong-nam murder trial


They have not testified but their defense has said the women believed they were playing a harmless prank for a hidden-camera TV show and were tricked by men suspected of being North Korean agents. The trial was originally due to resume in the court building after lunch but the lawyer said the judge deferred it after Raja said he was exhausted. Read More »

Tropical Depression 17 forms in Atlantic, but poses no threat to land


The trending path toward the northeast is expected to continue. The track of the remnant low should take it through the mountains tonight into tomorrow and then up into NY and New England by tomorrow evening. Tropical Depression 17 formed in the eastern Atlantic Ocean early Monday morning (Oct. 9), forecasters with the National Hurricane Center said. There are no watches or warnings now in effect. Read More »

'Very Eerie': First Impressions of Las Vegas Shooter's Hotel Room Revealed


According to this new report , Paddock booked two rooms at the Blackstone Hotel, which has a high up view of Grant Park, where the popular festival is held every year in August. McMahill said investigators are looking into Paddock's mental health and any medications he was on. Campos had taken an elevator to the 32 floor of the hotel because the stairway door had been blocked, The Daily Beast said, and when Campos got to the door where he suspected Paddock was barricaded, he was met with ... Read More »

JeM top terrorist killed in Kashmir


DG K.S. Dhatwalia said that the terrorist named Khalid belonged to the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and was the operational head of the terrorist organisation. Terrorists had killed an Army officer, during early hours on Monday, in Budgam district in Jammu and Kashmir. He also said that he has instructed the soldiers to not initiate the fire, but give a befitting reply if other side opens fire. Read More »

Remove 'Muslim' from AMU, 'Hindu' from BHU: UGC Panel


Words such as " Hindu " and " Muslim " in names of universities - Banaras Hindu University and Aligarh Muslim University - do not reflect their secular character and should be dropped, a panel of the top education regulator UGC has recommended. Read More »

Nigerian Tied To Post, Thrashed By Mob In Delhi, Nobody Helped


A video has surfaced showing a man, believed to be a Nigerian, tied to a pole and being beaten up with sticks by a group of men after he allegedly attempted to burgle their house in south Delhi's Malviya Nagar. A video shared with NDTV belies that claim. However, the video shows the mob hitting the Nigerian man with sticks unabated even as he pleaded for mercy. Read More »

SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch 10 Iridium Next satellites Monday morning

This morning, SpaceX is set to launch another one of its Falcon 9 rockets from Vandenberg, California, sending 10 satellites into orbit for communications company Iridium. This is going to be a stellar year for Elon Musk , as his SpaceX has already made 13 successful launches this year. The webcast below should begin 15 to 20 minutes before the launch attempt. Read More »

'Nothing has changed' between Trump and Tillerson: White House

Others put less stock into "the storm", and choose to believe it's just the USA president cutting a promo as if he were back at Wrestlemania 23 and on the verge of shaving cabinet member Linda MacMahon's husband. The US leader is set to decertify the Iran nuclear deal, believing that the agreement is not in the national interest, according to the Washington Post . Read More »

White House: Not the time for gun law debate


Trump asked the reporters. Asked about another remark made by Trump Thursday in a separate meeting , that senior military leaders needed to provide him "a broad range of military options, when needed, at a much faster pace", Sanders was similarly vague. Read More »

United States hits back at European Union after Amazon and Apple rulings


Last week, Amazon became the latest American tech giant brought to book by Brussels over opaque tax affairs. "This is illegal under EU State aid rules because it allowed Amazon to pay substantially less tax than other businesses". While Ireland claims that the decision is unnecessary, the EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager told Bloomberg that member states need to pursue the money effectively even when it can be very complex in some cases. Read More »

Two Major Fires in North Bay Hills Prompt Evacuations: Cal Fire


The smell of smoke is spreading across the Bay Area. A 200-acre fire near Atlas Peak in the hills above Napa led to the evacuation of hundreds of homes. A second fire involving evacuations was burning near Calistoga, from the area of Knights Valley in Sonoma County to Tubbs Lane in Napa County, according to the Napa County Sheriff's Office. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation searching Nevada house of Las Vegas gunman

Almost one week after he killed 59 people and wounded many more, Las Vegas police say gunman Stephen Paddock's motive remains a mystery. "It's really imperative that the listening public have a very clear understanding that there are still a number of people out there that know that something looked out of place", McMahill said. Read More »

Off-duty police officer critically injured in crash


Steven Wheeler, around 9:26 a.m. Authorities reported that a total of three people were hospitalized after the accident. New Hampshire State Police said witnesses saw a black 2013 Mercedes-Benz C300 driven by 18-year-old Michael Ricci of Burlington, Mass. Read More »

Google Brings Cellular Service to Puerto Rico Using Balloons


The Loon Balloons Google is planning to deploy feature the key elements of a cell tower , but are re-imagined so they can be fastened to a balloon and survive 12 miles into the stratosphere, according to Google . Each balloon can talk to any other balloon, and users on the ground are free to connect to the nearest balloon offering the strongest signal. Ever since that time, not much had been heard about the project, until earlier this week. Read More »

Police officer injured in vehicle accident, shooting in Miami Beach


Then she hit the cop. The driver first crashed into a truck near Miami's famous Ocean Drive before she slammed into a cop who was on foot, prompting nearby officers to open fire. First responders pulled her from the mangled vehicle and rushed her to a nearby hospital. Once police arrived on the scene and asked the driver to get out of the vehicle, the driver slammed the accelerator and ran over a police officer. Read More »

'Ten Rohingya children killed' as refugee boat fleeing Burma capsizes


According to the last estimate, some 515,000 Rohingyas have arrived in Bangladesh from Myanmar's western state of Rakhine since August 25 following persecution. Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says her government will continue to support the Rohingya but Myanmar must take them back. The bodies of 23 people were retrieved, but the death toll was expected to surge to around 60, with numerous dead likely to be young children too weak to swim through the churning water. Read More »

Rajoy: Spain will not be divided, national unity will be preserved


Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has refused to rule out suspending Catalonia's regional autonomy unless its leaders withdraw a threatened declaration of independence as thousands rallied for national unity. Spain's deputy prime minister, Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría, said, on Monday, that the government would act if Puigdemont declared independence on Tuesday. Read More »

Political violence is in CPM's nature, says Amit Shah


Kusum Finserve, a limited liability partnership (LLP) incorporated in 2015 in which Jay Shah holds a 60 per cent stake, received an inter-corporate deposit of Rs 2.6 crore from KIFS Financial Services in 2014-15, the report said. Offence will come to light when we get to know why the loan was sanctioned. Online news portal " The Wire " has claimed that a company owned by Amit Shah's son Jay Amitbhai Shah saw a 16,000 times jump in turnover in a year. Read More »

Woman Found Dead In Chatswood Alley, Man Hiding On Rooftop


According to The Daily Telegraph , a pedestrian found the body in an alley near Chatswood train station on Monday morning at about 6.30am. The man climbed back into the apartment around 7.30pm and is now in custody. It is believed the discovery of the woman's body is linked to the police incident now at the scene, where a large crowd has gathered to watch. Earlier reports suggested the woman's body had been found on a vacant block of land. Read More »

Police 'Confident' No One Else in Shooter's Las Vegas Room Before Attack


Disputing a media report published Friday, McMahill also said investigators "do not believe" someone used a key card to enter Paddock's room during a period when his auto was not in the Mandalay Bay garage. There was no explosion or fire from the two rounds, one of which penetrated the tank, as jet fuel in storage is nearly impossible to ignite with gunshots, airport officials said on Friday. Read More »