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Edmonton police officer stabbed in incident being investigated as act of terror Edmonton police officer stabbed in incident being investigated as act of terror
- October 01, 2017

The driver then "viciously attacked the police officer with him knife" and stabbed him "several times" following a struggle. The suspect then fled the scene on foot and managed to escape police. Four civilians were injured, however, police did not have an update on their conditions. Knecht said it's believed the suspect acted alone, but investigators are not ruling out the possibility others may have been involved. (more...)
Women in Saudi can now drive as Saudi King issues order Women in Saudi can now drive as Saudi King issues order
- October 01, 2017

This proposal which was made by one of the member of Shoura Council in its 49th meeting got approved by 107 votes. Saudi Arabia's King Salman continued his push to improve women's rights in the kingdom this week, calling on the interior minister to draft the law. (more...)
Hurricane Lee remnants to usher in heavy rain and gales Hurricane Lee remnants to usher in heavy rain and gales
- October 01, 2017

But the waters of the North Atlantic are too cool to sustain a hurricane, so they lose their source of energy and rapidly weaken. Once a major hurricane, Lee is now a post tropical cyclone. "They can bring very strong winds and heavy rain, but they are a normal part of our weather". Most people rely on, news sites, radio and TV to find out the latest breaking weather news. (more...)
Trump snaps at San Juan mayor over storm efforts, mayor responds Trump snaps at San Juan mayor over storm efforts, mayor responds
- October 01, 2017

Duke visited the island Friday, surveying damage, meeting local officials and trying to move on from remarks that stunned some in Puerto Rico a day earlier. Ms. Cruz refuted this statement by saying this crisis is not a good news story , but rather a story of death and a countries inability to bring basic resources to its people due to an allegedly destroyed infrastructure. (more...)
Bullet train project is akin to DeMo: PC Bullet train project is akin to DeMo: PC
- October 01, 2017

The MNS had made a decision to take out a protest march on October 5 to the Western Railway HQ at Churchgate. Thackeray, who said he has travelled by local trains during his Sir JJ College days, called the spirit of Mumbai "nothing but helplessness". (more...)
1 killed in Naples crash 1 killed in Naples crash
- October 01, 2017

The 37-year-old driver of the fire truck saw the auto veering and was slowing down, but did not stop in time to prevent the engine from hitting the left side of the vehicle, troopers said. The other driver, Jason J. Alvarez, 38, of Zephyrhills, suffered minor injuries and was not taken to a hospital. Troopers said Alvarez did not stop at a posted stop sign and collided with the Dodge. (more...)
Raj Thackeray Blames Migrants For Stampede, Warns Of Disrupting Bullet Train Construction Raj Thackeray Blames Migrants For Stampede, Warns Of Disrupting Bullet Train Construction
- October 01, 2017

Thackeray at his residence in Dadar said that stampedes like this will continue till hordes of migrants keep pouring into the city. The MNS leader, who has in the past stoked controversies with his anti-migrant rhetoric, said, "There has been a collapse of infrastructure facilities due to the migrant influx from other regions". (more...)
Fresh airstrikes bring Idlib civilian death toll to 100 Fresh airstrikes bring Idlib civilian death toll to 100
- October 01, 2017

Also Thursday, the Russian Defense Ministry denied that Russian and Syrian jets had killed at least 150 civilians in Idlib in over a week of bombing, saying it had been careful not to hit civilians. Some of the targeted districts are located within Idlib's de-escalation zone, which was recently set up based on an earlier agreement - signed in Astana, Kazakhstan - between Turkey, Iran and Russian Federation. (more...)
Immigration takes centre stage as Merkel faces protracted coalition battle Immigration takes centre stage as Merkel faces protracted coalition battle
- October 01, 2017

Schaeuble's assuming the post of parliament president was largely welcomed, as his experience will be an asset in managing the first German post-war parliament to host a right-wing populist party in the form of the newly-elected Alternative for Germany ( AfD ). (more...)
Trump Plans Next Move To 'Confront The North Korean Threat' Trump Plans Next Move To 'Confront The North Korean Threat'
- October 01, 2017

He added: "The President said the United States speaks of military and diplomatic options, but South Korea can not go through war again". In an assessment of the crisis sparked by Pyongyang's intensified nuclear missile testing, the paper said combat would "not be surgical or short". (more...)
Note in church shooting refers to Roof shooting Note in church shooting refers to Roof shooting
- October 01, 2017

The white supremacist has been sentenced to death for killing nine black worshippers at a SC church in 2015. It wasn't clear what precisely Samson is alleged to have written about the Roof shooting , or whether his note contained other important details that might also speak to a motivation or state of mind. (more...)
Man brings desperately needed supplies to Puerto Rico nursing home Man brings desperately needed supplies to Puerto Rico nursing home
- October 01, 2017

The hurricane has killed at least 16 people, according to the official death toll. "The Mayor of San Juan, who was very complimentary only a few days ago, has now been told by the Democrats that you must be nasty to Trump", the President wrote on Twitter. (more...)
Shiv Sena fires at BJP from Mumbai stampede's shoulders Shiv Sena fires at BJP from Mumbai stampede's shoulders
- October 01, 2017

It added that any violation of the rule would invite stringent action by the state.However, early this month the Supreme Court placed an interim stay on the Bombay high court's stay on the Centre's notification amending Noise Pollution (Regulations and Control) Rules, 2000, through which the Maharashtra government had done away with silence zones.This means there are now no silence zones in the state, including Shivaji Park."Though the peak noise level was lower than last year, this year, ... (more...)
United States court convicts al-Qaeda member of terror attack in Afghan United States court convicts al-Qaeda member of terror attack in Afghan
- October 01, 2017

A federal jury in NY reached the verdict in the case against Muhanad Mahmoud Al Farekh, who's originally from Houston. The jury began deliberating on Wednesday but had to restart on Thursday, after U.S. A second truck loaded with 7,500 pounds of explosives got stuck in a crater that was created by the first explosion, thwarting an attempt to detonate inside the base. (more...)
The Biggest Unanswered Question in the Trump Tax Plan The Biggest Unanswered Question in the Trump Tax Plan
- October 01, 2017

These are comparable to opinions among those with lower family incomes. The framework proposes cutting the top individual rate to 35% and leaves Congress to decide whether to create a higher bracket for those at the top of the income scale. (more...)
Costs double around project to fix London's Big Ben
- October 01, 2017

Big Ben ceased chiming in August, and will remain silent until the fix works end in 2021, except for on special occasions such as New Year's Eve. The commissions announced that construction firm Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd, which already had the contract to put up the scaffolding, would carry out the works. (more...)
Political world reacts to Roy Moore's victory in contentious Alabama primary runoff Political world reacts to Roy Moore's victory in contentious Alabama primary runoff
- October 01, 2017

Fritsch said Corker, an Establishment Republican nearing the end of his second term, saw the handwriting on the wall. The margin of error was +/- 4.0 percent. Even before Tuesday's results, retired Athens State University political science professor Jess Brown said he viewed Moore as the stronger general election candidate. (more...)
China orders North Korean business closed under United Nations sanctions China orders North Korean business closed under United Nations sanctions
- October 01, 2017

Twitter reserved the right under its existing policy to remove content and disable accounts that posted violent threats or harassment, and ever since Mr Trump began campaigning for the presidency, many had asked how some of his more rapacious tweets had not run afoul of this policy. (more...)
Maria back to hurricane strength, now a Category 1 storm Maria back to hurricane strength, now a Category 1 storm
- October 01, 2017

While Maria's most punishing hurricane-force winds remained offshore, tropical storm-force winds extended for as much as 230 miles from the center, churning up the surf on both sides of the islands. That left locals to watch another storm chew up their beaches. "We are nearly certainly looking at severe gales with perhaps storm-force gusts from Sunday into Monday". (more...)
Roy Moore win in Alabama a victory for the Trump agenda Roy Moore win in Alabama a victory for the Trump agenda
- October 01, 2017

Who's to blame for Trump's embarrassing endorsement? Trump had tweeted about odd several times in the days leading up to the primary, including the day of, but those tweets had disappeared as of Tuesday night. Looking out over a packed Alabama barn, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon paced the stage and declared: "I come to you unshaven, unkempt, in this old bomber jacket, just like I was on the campaign". (more...)

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