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German Election: Angela Merkel Elected Chancellor For Fourth Term


Alternative für Deutschland, which is routinely depicted as "racist" in the American media, won 13.5 percent of the vote, making AfD Germany's third largest party. This despite the fact that AfD has routinely been portrayed as neo-Nazi racist scum, not only in the media but also by Germany's other parties. Read More »

Trump adds North Korea, Chad and Venezuela to travel ban


Our starting point at the hour, President Trump adds three countries to the U.S. travel ban , including North Korea . To limit confusion, valid visas would not be revoked as a result of the proclamation . Romero said in a statement. He also suggested the ban may be lifted off those countries that satisfy the criteria completely in the coming time . Read More »

Cindy McCain Inherited Father's Anheuser-Busch Company At Age 46


McCain also said he wasn't sure why Trump has approached Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi in the House and Chuck Schumer in the Senate to work on legislation fixing the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which the president rescinded earlier this month. Read More »

Maryam Nawaz, Captain Safdar set to return to Pakistan


Sharif has been summoned by a court from Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to appear on September 26 in regard to three corruption allegations. Family members who were in London with Sharif, including his daughter Maryam and sons Hussain and Hassan, did not accompany him on his return to Pakistan. Read More »

Trump's travel ban unlikely to affect North Korea


The Trump administration said the restrictions are necessary to address the failure of most of the affected countries to share adequate information with the USA about terrorism-related risks. Will it affect people who already have visas to enter the U.S.? The new rules go into effect on October 18 and do not apply to current visa holders (though once their existing visas expire, they will be subject to the ban). Read More »

Temperatures to approach 90 degrees Monday in Lancaster County


That will give us two chances for rain and bring in more seasonal weather by the end of the work week. Saturday's maximum reached 39, a degree shy of the all-time recorded maximum of 40 degrees, from September 27 in 2012. But by Thursday , a weak cold front will dive south from the Great Lakes, and while it won't have enough "oomph" to generate much rainfall, it will have enough cold air behind it knock our temperatures down to the mid-80s on Thursday and the upper 70s on Friday. Read More »

Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting scandal


Despite her age, Weiner employed obscene and graphic language, asking her "to display her naked body and touch herself". Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to send Weiner to prison for 21 to 27 months , writing in their sentencing submission, "Although the defendant's self-destructive path from United States Congressman to felon is indisputably sad, his crime is serious and his demonstrated need for deterrence is real". Read More »

President Donald Trump extends travel ban to include North Korea and Chad


The controls come as Trump's temporary travel ban on six Muslim-majority nations is set to expire the same day, 90 days after it took effect. The current ban, imposed by Trump in a March 6 executive order , bars for 90 days entries Iran , Libya, Somalia, Sudan Yemen and Syria and suspends refugee admissions until October 24. Read More »

Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim challenges CBI court verdict in High Court


Meanwhile, in two separate cases of murder, the special CBI court on Monday dismissed the application of Khatta Singh, the Dera chief's former driver and a witness, to record a fresh statement. The controversial sect head is now lodged in Sunaria jail in Rohtak district of Panchkula . The 50-year-old Dera chief has held that the charges are false, claiming that he is "not capable of" engaging in physical relations. Read More »

LeBron James Blasts "Bum" Donald Trump Over Steph Curry Comment


James also said that "asking the National Football League owners to take players off the field because they're exercising their rights ...and that's not right". We believe there is nothing more American than our citizens having the right to express themselves freely on matters important to them . The reigning National Basketball Association champions released a statement expressing disappointment that they weren't afforded an opportunity to share their views or have an open ... Read More »

Leading AfD figure refuses to join German party's parliamentary group


It is also the first far-right populist party in the Bundestag since WWII. The nationalist, anti-immigrant AfD achieved a better-than-expected result in Sunday's federal election, meaning that it will take 94 seats in parliament. Immediately after Petry's walkout, Joerg Meuthen, another party co-chair, apologized for her behaviour, saying that the decision had not been agreed upon with the leadership. Read More »

Virat Kohli interviews man of the moment Hardik Pandya


Sharma faced 62 balls overall, and hit six fours and four sixes. What an innings from Rohit here, he has claimed his 37th ODI half century and what better day to bring it than against Australia . The 30-year-old and David Warner (42 off 44 balls) provided a near-perfect start for the visitors. But, off the fifth ball of the 38th over, they lost Finch, the backbone of their innings. Read More »

Tokyo stocks up ahead of expected snap election

The greenback climbed to around ¥112.40 early in the morning, because hopes for economic stimulus measures grew ahead of the anticipated election and investors were relieved to see North Korea take no further provocative action over the weekend, market sources said. Read More »

Malaysia disassociates itself from ASEAN statement on Myanmar


The Philippines says it respects Malaysia's decision to dissociate itself from a statement on Myanmar's Rakhine state issued by Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano as chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. This consists of restoring stability and security; maximum restraint and non-violence; protection of all persons regardless of race and religion; and the importance of immediate access to humanitarian assistance. Read More »

LeBron James Calls Trump A 'Bum'


He wrote: "Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team". Perhaps the most notable of these came, when Cleveland Cavaliers' forward Lebron James responded to Trump's tweet about Stephen Curry , in turn receiving much more attention and notoriety from social media than Trump's original tweet did. Read More »

Kenya stripped of hosting African Nations Championship after 'delays'


It went on to admit that "unfortunately, lack of up-to standard infrastructure to host the competition and the need to improve the existing ones, meant that Kenya would inevitably play second fiddle to better placed countries that have invested heavily on infrastructure development over the years". Read More »

US expands travel ban, adds N Korea, Chad to the list


The changes will take effect on October 18. With the old travel ban expiring on Sunday, US president Donald Trump issued a new proclamation restricting travel from these eight countries into the US: Chad , Iran, Libya, North Korea , Syria , Venezuela, Yemen and Somalia. Read More »

Thanks for hailing Congress role in India: Rahul to Sushma


Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will kick-start his three-day campaign for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections on Monday from Dawrka in Saurashtra. He also talked about farmers and said wherever you go you'll find the farmers are in distress. "PM Modi imposed demonetisation without consulting anyone". Read More »

Cuomo witnesses devastation in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria


Authorities launched an evacuation of the 70,000 people living downstream, sending buses to move people away and sending frantic warnings on Twitter that went unseen by many in the blacked-out coastal area. "You know that this is not a good situation", Carol Veniez said. At least in the short term, though, the soggy misery will continue: Additional rain - up to 6 inches - is expected through Saturday. Read More »

Conte: I will return to Italy for sure


It's good to have handsome experiences, but I intend to go back to Italy one day. "Once [I am] done [with] some nice and formative experiences, I for sure will return to Italy". "Six teams are in contention for the title and this year the battle will be harder still - the two Manchester clubs, Tottenham, Liverpool, Arsenal, it really is a great battle". Read More »

Donald Trump has accused Iran of plotting with North Korea


That would make it capable of reaching Israel and Saudi Arabia , CNN reported. Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, earlier told the parade that Iran would not stop boosting its military and Iran had complied with a deal with world powers that ended its nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief. Read More »

Cops make seventh arrest in connection with Parsons Green bucket bomb attack


Police on Monday arrested a 20-year-old man suspected of involvement in the September 15 terrorist attack on an underground train in south-west London. Police say an address there is being searched. The man, a 20-year-old, was detained in Cardiff after a dawn raid on a property in the city. Mr Hassan, who was arrested in Dover, Kent, on 16 September, is due to appear at the Old Bailey on Friday 13 October. Read More »

Penn State Survives Road Test At Iowa On Final Play


The junior running back had already amassed a Penn State record 358 all-purpose yards over the course of the game. 4- Games in which Iowa has trailed this season. "That place is going to be rocking", Franklin said. Elsewhere in the SEC, Florida escaped again. But on Saturday night, the ending was different, and Barkley played a huge role in it despite not having a touch in the final four plays of the game with the game on the line . Read More »

Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to address BJP national executive meeting

Union Minister Piyush Goyal, who briefed the media on Shah's address, said the party president has announced BJP plans to go aggressive against "violent politics" in Left-ruled Kerala. "The government is relentlessly working in the interests of the poor". The party national executive is expected to pass resolutions on political and economic issues and will bring out a road map of the government for the next one and half year. Read More »

Need a more helpful health care system


Alaska is home to GOP Sen. While ending Obamacare's Medicaid expansion, the Graham-Cassidy bill also would eliminate the individual and employer health care mandates and slash subsidies to lower health care costs. "This bill has the potential to result in a devastating cost shift of almost $7 billion to CT and could eliminate access to health care for tens of thousands of our residents, needlessly putting their lives at risk". Read More »

Trump administration announces new travel restrictions

We will not admit those into our country we can not safely vet". "My highest obligation is to ensure the safety and security of the American people, and in issuing this new travel order, I am fulfilling that sacred obligation". For the last three months, the administration used an executive order to ban foreign nationals from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. Read More »

Iran: US makes new travel ban 'even more offensive'


Just hours earlier, the Khorramshahr missile was unveiled at a large military parade presided over by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who vowed to continue Tehran's missile program in defiance of demands from Washington to halt it. The missile test comes days after US President Donald Trump sharply criticized Iran in his address to the United Nations General Assembly, denouncing the landmark 2015 nuclear deal reached between Tehran and six world powers including the US. Read More »

7 injured in Sopore grenade attack


Two policemen and a Central Reserve Police Force guard were also injured. Appreciating the heroic act, even former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah appealed to the DGP to adequately reward the courageous SPO. The grenade had landed in the vehicle however, SPO Aquib, without caring for his life, immediately threw the grenade out of it. Sopore (J and K), Sep 24 (ANI): Sopore Senior Superintendent of Police Harmeet Singh informed that a grenade attack occurred at around 9:30 am on Sunday. Read More »

Mulayam Singh Shreds Son Akhilesh, Who Tweets: 'Netaji Zindabad


In signs that the infighting within the Samajwadi Party is far from settled, its patron, Mulayam Singh, and his brother, Shivpal Yadav , were absent from the party's eighth State convention held here on Saturday. Shivpal had announced in June that he would float the Samajwadi Secular Front "to fight communal forces". Yet, posters at the SP convention in Lucknow didn't have pictures of Mulayam or Shivpal. Read More »

Iran's Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite U.S. warnings

In Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said at the event that Iran will continue its missile capabilities and defense programs heedless of western pressures. President Donald Trump accused Iran at the U.N. General Assembly of building "dangerous" missiles and exporting violence to Yemen, Syria and other parts of the Middle East. Read More »

West Bengal: Senior Trinamool Congress leader & MP Mukul Roy to quit party


About eight months are left for my tenure to end in the Upper House. If reports are to be believed that it is said that Roy and Mamata Banerjee share a strained relationship with the party. His closeness with BJP is said to have riled TMC leadership which removed him as the chairman of Parliament's standing committee on transport and tourism. Read More »

Rohingya refugee influx over: Bangladesh


A report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) revealed that security forces of Myanmar have planted landmines along the Bangladesh border to prevent Rohingya Muslims from fleeing. More than 40,000 Rohingya Muslims live in India , most of whom crossed into the country following widespread riots in Buddhist-majority Myanmar's Rakhine state in 2012. Read More »

Philippines assures Vietnam of 'fair' probe into fishermen's deaths


The secretary offered the assurance at an informal meeting of ASEAN foreign ministers, the ministry said. The Philippine government said Monday a Vietnamese fishing vessel initiated "very unsafe maneuvers" and slammed into a Filipino navy boat during a chase, prompting its sailors to fire warning shots then later found two Vietnamese dead on the vessel. Read More »

Iran tests new ballistic missile

If Washington walks out of the agreement, "any choice and any option" are open for Iran "that we see as beneficial to our country, " Rouhani said. He is due to report to Congress on October 15 on whether or not he believes Iran is in compliance with the nuclear deal. It also imposed sanctions on Iran after a ballistic missile test in January. Read More »

North Korea responds to Trump's threat to "totally destroy" it if provoked


She said members of the council - the U.N.'s most powerful body - should be prepared to take "all necessary measures" and "work together to exert the pressure we know is necessary to force Kim Jong Un to change his ways". "I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged U". Trump's overheated language was rare for a USA president at the rostrum of the United Nations , but the speech was textbook Trump, dividing the globe into friends and foes and taking unflinching aim at ... Read More »