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Malala attends first lectures at Oxford

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She displays the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014. On October 9, 2012, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was almost killed by a Taliban gunman who was angry with her efforts to promote schooling among girls in her native Pakistan. "Ik (I know) you miss me but i am coming to oxford in 2years". Fortunately, she survived and won the Nobel Prize at the age of 17 three years ago. The Muslim fundamentalist Taliban, in control of the region then, didn't want girls going to school, and she gave a speech ... Read More »

Iran Warns of Response to New US Sanctions

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Today, in view of the agreement's ruinous consequences, they are morally indefensible. The litany of errors, miscalculations and other blunders made by the White House is uniquely long, even given that the first year of any new administration is always marked by such shortcomings. Read More »

Iceland become smallest country to qualify for World Cup

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Two years after becoming the smallest country ever to make the European Championships, Iceland has stormed an even larger stage. Iceland sealed their place in Russian Federation with a 2-0 victory over Kosovo in Reykjavik, becoming the smallest nation ever to qualify for the World Cup finals. Read More »

Senators Look to Cut US Media Numbers in Russian Federation

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American media outlets could soon see new operational barriers in Russia as punishment for US scrutiny over Russian state-funded outlet RT, a spokesperson for the Russian foreign ministry told Russian broadcaster NTV on Sunday. Current Time, which is produced by RFE/RL in cooperation with the Voice of America and mainly targets audiences in Russia and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, said it had received a warning from the Russian Ministry of Justice, threatening to put ... Read More »

Stephen Paddock 'gambled $1ma night' and had Valium doctor on retainer

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When lawyers asked at the deposition if he were drunk at the time of the accident, he testified he was "perfectly sober". In the deposition, Paddock admitted having a concealed carry license in Texas and claimed he was the "biggest video poker player in the world", gambling up to $1 million in a night. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting hero to be given free truck

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The dealership, B5 Motors, wants to give the vet a free truck. Winston is expected to pick up his new Ford F-150 Monday, according to The Republic. KING says that Shane Beus, the owner of B5 Motors, said he was so taken when reading about Taylor Winston's actions that he reach out and offered him a truck. Read More »

Hurricane Nate Weakens to Tropical Depression

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There were a hurricane watch and tropical storm warning in effect for Lake Maurepas in Louisiana; west of Grand Isle to Morgan City, La.; and east of the Alabama/Florida border to the Okaloosa/Walton county line in Florida. All told, 14 storms have formed across the Atlantic this season, killing hundreds in the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean and causing an estimated $300 billion in damage. Read More »

Swiss woman abducted in Darfur: Switzerland's foreign ministry

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Local media said that the woman is an aid worker for a Swiss non-governmental organization for children and she was abducted from her home in northern Darfur. The Security Council renewed the mandate of the joint UN-AU Mission in Darfur (Unamid) until 30 June, however with a reduction of more than a third of the almost 19,000 Unamid military troops and police officers present at the time. Read More »

Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc

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Among 6 analysts covering Ashford Hospitality Prime (NYSE: AHP ), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Walleye Trading Ltd reported 1,210 shares. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. National Bank Of America Corp De accumulated 121,851 shares or 0% of the stock. Price T Rowe Md stated it has 35,768 shares. Eqis Cap reported 12,247 shares. Read More »

Expect continued rain and humidity for Monday in Boston

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There will be around a quarter to a half inch of rain each day it's expected to rain, according to Mark Bacon, meteorologist with NWS Wilmington. Calm wind becoming east around 5 miles per hour. There is an 80 percent chance of precipitation Monday in Baltimore, with a chance of showers through Thursday , according to the National Weather Service . Read More »

US Army ready for 'military options' in North Korea, says Mattis

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Mattis started by making it clear that the current efforts to stop North Korea from launching nuclear missiles are through both diplomacy and economic pressure. He cautioned that the United States is now "in a diplomatic-led effort", however, pointing out that the UN Security Council has unanimously voted twice in a row for imposing stronger sanctions on North Korea. Read More »

Anandiben Patel will not contest Gujarat Assembly elections, cites age as reason

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And now, she has cited the same reason. Patel, 75, said that her decision to step down as chief minister in 2016 was in line with the BJP's policy that politicians above 75 years of age should not hold any administrative post. Patel has represented the Ghatlodiya constituency since 1998. The age was the factor the party had referred to when they looked for he replacement. Read More »

South Korea Allegedly Plans to Deploy AI System to Assist Military Commanders

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Dubbed the "blackout bomb", the weapon spreads chemically treated graphite filaments over electrical components, which short-circuit power systems. 'It is in the stage where we can build the bombs anytime'. In September, the United States military and Nato led a "huge" military exercise off the coast of Scotland , featuring more than 3,000 troops, 14 ships and ten fighter jets, to practise intercepting and shooting down missiles as the threat of war with North Korea intensified. Read More »

Farmer who rescued missing girl gives $7000 reward to her

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Photos of Block had appeared on TV, posters and national newscasts since she disappeared in August. Ms Block was held captive for 29 days in Minnesota and had been sexually and physically assaulted, police say. He had left work that day because he had forgotten something at the house. Fox 9 Minneapolis reported that the girl escaped September 5 by swimming across a lake. Read More »

Trump Administration to End Obama's Climate Plan, 'War on Coal'

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at The 2017 Concordia Annual Summit at Grand Hyatt New York on September 19, 2017 in New York City. Closely tied to the oil and gas industry in his home state, Pruitt rejects the consensus of scientists that man-man emissions from burning fossil fuels are the primary driver of global climate change. Read More »

Improper handling of bodies an aberration: Army

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The fallen soldiers are always given full military honor. This is how they came home.' Along with the tweet, Gen Panag also posted the images of the bodies. Tiwari, Master Warrant Officer A.K. Singh, Sgt. Gautam and Sgt. Satish Kumar of the Air Force and Sepoys E. Balaji and H.N. Deka from the Army. Consequent to paying of tributes as per full military honors, the mortal remains were sent to their families. Read More »

Donald Trump adopts 'Spanish' accent to pronounce Puerto Rico

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Ultimately though, she reiterated that the president is "open to the conversation". For instance, could he be trying to vaguely bluff about a willingness to use force, signaling his unpredictability, perhaps with North Korea as the intended audience? Trump's difficulties to feel empathy were exposed in full light last week when he responded to two disasters at the same time with very different results. Read More »

Top Jaish commander among 4 militants killed in J&K today

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Security forces surrounded Gatipora village in Shopian in the afternoon following information about a group of militants hiding there. Police suspects presence of one more militant in the area. The slain JeM militant is believed to be the mastermind of the recent attack on a BSF camp near the airport here, they said. A guerilla war is going on between militants and Indian troops stationed in Indian- controlled Kashmir since 1989. Read More »

Congress votes for Rahul Gandhi as next party president

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The Congress vice-president further assured the people of Gujarat that if the party manages to form a government in upcoming elections, only then would the development be achieved. The party president may rename Mir as PCC president, but the selection of new president takes place after the culmination of new membership drive, sources added. Read More »

Nate's Remnants Could Bring Soaking Rain Monday, Tuesday

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High pressure is offshore of our coastline, and a southerly wind on the backside of the High is pumping warmer air into the Tidewater area. There is a chance of a brief shower or downpour on Sunday , but most of the time it should not be raining. Read More »

Should we celebrate Columbus Day?

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The fundamental arguments for and against Columbus Day are well-established. What followed was a total annihilation marked by thievery, rape, enslavement, and the brutal deaths of indigenous peoples . First adopted in 1992; this practice has been adopted by more cities throughout the years. President Trump said Western civilization is worth saving and if we don't, it will be a detriment to the world. Read More »

Trump defends tossing paper towels to hurricane survivors

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Despite her impassioned plea fellow mayors within Puerto Rico have chastised her for not attending FEMA meetings in which it's been explained how to best serve the interests of Puerto Rico. How dare you use our suffering to downplay that of others. Peterson said Tuesday's plane will land in Ponce, which will help rescuers get the supplies out quicker. Read More »

Israel shells Gaza after failed rocket attempt: Army

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Abbas said October 2 that as soon as the unity government is in full control of all border crossings, security apparatuses and ministries - just as it is in the West Bank - it will lift the sanctions on Gaza , but not before. Critics fear that Hamas wants the Palestinian Authority to take over Gaza because the terrorist regime has failed the population there. In his 2004 book " The Case For Democracy ", Israeli human rights activist Natan Sharansky shared his opinion that "If a ... Read More »

15-day-old baby found dead in woods after disappearing from bed

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Four hours later, he was found near a convenience store, and was charged with a parole violation. After their daughter was located, the child's mother was escorted to police headquarters where she gave a statement. A search party has been organized and they're now canvassing a wooded area near the home for the baby. Shortly after the search volunteers found the infant, McNabb fled. Read More »