• Today's weather: Starting to feel like the LA forecast around here
Today's weather: Starting to feel like the LA forecast around here

High near 77. Chance of rain is 80 percent. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Around one-quarter inch of rain possible. Northeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming southwest after midnight. Cloudy, with a high near 80. West/southwest winds 5-10 miles per hour. Saturday, October 7: High: upper 50s. South/southwest winds 5-10 miles per hour...

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  • Bangladesh health department to launch cholera vaccination for the Rohingya
Bangladesh health department to launch cholera vaccination for the Rohingya

Scores of Rohingya villages have been torched. Mark Lowcock, UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, while appealing for access to the population in northern Rakhine, said the situation was "unacceptable" and the flow out of Myanmar has not stopped yet.

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  • John Kelly's personal cell phone was compromised, White House believes
John Kelly's personal cell phone was compromised, White House believes

John Kelly, who also served as secretary of Homeland Security , gave his phone to the White House tech staff who then determined there was a breach, according to a Politico . And staffers did indeed find many functions on the phone were't working. He entered the White House in January and replaced former RNC chairman Reince Preibus as chief of st...

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  • Hollywood Minute: Tribute To Tom Petty
Hollywood Minute: Tribute To Tom Petty

Both of my parents are Gainesville transplants, and a pantheon of Tom Petty albums comprised the bulk of their CD collection that accompanied us on the ride to school, in the drive-thru at McDonald's, or on family trips to state parks. Petty was both a musician and obsessive fan, one who met his childhood heroes and lived out the fantasies of cou...

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  • Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. Were Investigated for Felony Fraud
Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. Were Investigated for Felony Fraud

But another thing that happened is that Donald Trump Sr.'s lawyer Marc Kasowitz got involved in the case - and in giving money to Vance's reelection campaign. The reporters have several unnamed sources who said Kasowitz "boasted" about being able to get the two Trump children off in what he called a "really dangerous" case.

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  • Spanish PM warns of 'greater harm' from Catalonia independence plans
Spanish PM warns of 'greater harm' from Catalonia independence plans

Take, for example, the Spanish government's use of the Constitution and the judiciary to suffocate a series of political, economic and cultural aspirations in Catalonia . Spain has been thrown into turmoil in these past few days; brother turned against brother, state against country. "Whenever we have trusted the Spanish state, they have cheat...

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  • Samajwadi Party elects Akhilesh Yadav as national president
Samajwadi Party elects Akhilesh Yadav as national president

However, the Election Commission recognised Akhilesh Yadav as the leader of the party allocating the Samajwadi Party election symbol "cycle" to him even as Mulayam Singh protested. Much along the expected lines, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav was today unanimously chosen as the party's national president for a five-year term.

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  • Fresh Start: Saudi Arabia Turns to Russia Seeking to Diversify Foreign Relations
Fresh Start: Saudi Arabia Turns to Russia Seeking to Diversify Foreign Relations

Yet, pre-contract negotiations on the subject may commence should all necessary agreements are reached during King Salman's meeting with President Putin. His Saudi counterpart, Adel al-Jubeir, said new horizons had opened for Russia-Saudi ties that he could not previously have imagined. "We aim to strengthen our relations in the interests of peac...

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  • Modi, Jaitley, Shah go in a Huddle Amid Criticism, Major Announcement Likely
Modi, Jaitley, Shah go in a Huddle Amid Criticism, Major Announcement Likely

Shah chose to skip the event. After the prime minister's "Somalia" remark and minister Piyush Goyal's "street light" fake tweets, it is BJP president Amit Shah's chance this time. The Modi government has come under attack from BJP rebels Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie in the past few days. "As many as 120 BJP-RSS workers, 84 in Kannur alone, hav...

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  • Monarch Airlines enters administration as brand buckles under pressure
Monarch Airlines enters administration as brand buckles under pressure

The British government had asked the CAA to help repatriate the stranded passengers and it said it was securing more than 30 aircraft to bring them back home. Administrators KPMG said 1,858 of around 2,100 people employed across the airline and tour group had now been made redundant. - If you have booked to travel to the United Kingdom and then...

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  • N elects Nawaz Sharif as president again
N elects Nawaz Sharif as president again

Opposition lawmakers had protested loudly against the bill's passage, seeing it as a law created to accommodate a single individual - ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Under The Representation of The People Act of 1976, a disqualified person can not hold office of a party. The bill was cleared by the Lower House within minutes amidst ugly scene...

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  • Trial starts Monday for pair accused of murdering Kim Jong-un's brother
Trial starts Monday for pair accused of murdering Kim Jong-un's brother

Police have also named four North Korean suspects in the case and have asked Interpol to help take them into custody. Their trial at Malaysia's High Court is expected to last several months. The women told the court that they thought they were taking part in a television prank show that used hidden cameras. Forensic Division chief, Dr M...

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  • Come 'Learn How To Run Hospitals': Kerala CPM's Dig At Yogi Adityanath
Come 'Learn How To Run Hospitals': Kerala CPM's Dig At Yogi Adityanath

Shah also said that the CM should answer the public. "It's time the CPI-M introspects as across the world the Communists have shrunk due to their violence", said Shah, speaking in Hindi. The march will pass through Pinarayi Vijayan's home town in Kannur. On Wednesday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will be the chief attraction.

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  • BJP's 15-day march in Kerala to take on CPI(M)
BJP's 15-day march in Kerala to take on CPI(M)

Meanwhile, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, the vice president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, in his statement to the press said that those who are responsible for these killings in Kerela are running a parallel system that to the government and they are running it above the constitutional system.

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  • Sri Lanka monk arrested for attacking Rohingyas at United Nations safe house
Sri Lanka monk arrested for attacking Rohingyas at United Nations safe house

Border security officials in Bangladesh say they were not involved with Myanmar's decision to strengthen its border. Warning about the risk of destabilization in the region, U.N. They also stopped at Pantaw Pyin Muslim village, where communities lived peacefully during the crisis, and met with members of ethnic Rakhine, Muslims, Mro, Hindu , Dia...

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  • UP Government Asks Rahul Gandhi To Reschedule Amethi Visit
UP Government Asks Rahul Gandhi To Reschedule Amethi Visit

These reviews coupled with unrest within the BJP over the Centre's inability to revive the Indian economy - as has been evident from the diatribes of BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha and Subramanian Swamy and RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy - provide a "suitable scenario" for Rahul's elevation, a senior Congress leader said.

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

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has confirmed that Washington is in direct contact with Pyongyang in an effort to cool the nuclear showdown between the two countries. Another day, another chapter in the ongoing escalation of tensions between the United States and North Korea. In August, Mattis stressed the importance of the nation's diploma...

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  • Facebook is hiring another 1000 people to review and remove ads
Facebook is hiring another 1000 people to review and remove ads

Joel Kaplan, Facebook's vice president of global policy, wrote in a blog post Monday that the social network is "taking aggressive steps to strengthen" how it reviews ads. Reports in the Daily Beast and Washington Post have revealed that some of the 3,000 ads were created to provoke social divisions in the U.S. One set of ads encouraged Amer...

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  • Former Pakistani Prime Minister's Indictment Postponed
Former Pakistani Prime Minister's Indictment Postponed

Meanwhile, Sharif is expected to be reinstated as the chief of his party- Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) today after a scheduled party leadeship meet. The bill was also ratified by President Mamnoon Hussain. Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau is set to indict former prime minister in the accountability court in three corruption and...

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  • Dave Strader, hockey broadcaster from Glens Falls, dies of cancer at 62
Dave Strader, hockey broadcaster from Glens Falls, dies of cancer at 62

He was 62 years old. Strader spent the last two season handling the play-by-play duties for the Dallas Stars , continuing to call games both locally and nationally following his cancer diagnosis in June 2016. Though he will be replaced in person by his play-by-play partner Daryl Reaugh , it's clear that no one will ever be able to truly replace...

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  • Proposal made to swap Jadhav for Pakistan terrorist in Afghanistan: Asif
Proposal made to swap Jadhav for Pakistan terrorist in Afghanistan: Asif

Abdullah asked, "Had we shut our doors to India things would have been fine?" It was later revealed that Indian state actors had carried out the killing at a time when the then President Bill Clinton was on a visit to India, he said, adding: "Now when US Defence Secretary James Mattis is in India, they are crying about infiltration".

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  • Iran puts economic squeeze on Iraqi Kurds
Iran puts economic squeeze on Iraqi Kurds

Earlier, the U.S. said it would be willing to help facilitate conversations between Iraqi Kurds and Baghdad in an attempt to ease tensions between the two sides after a controversial Kurdish referendum vote. But Tillerson's sharp statement indicated that the United States, despite its strong alliance with the Kurds, would not offer any. Iraq's ...

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  • Amiens-Lille abandoned after barrier collapses
Amiens-Lille abandoned after barrier collapses

On Sunday Lille posted on its Twitter account: "Great news!" Twenty people were injured, three of the seriously, after a barrier came down during a top-flight soccer game in France on Saturday, sending dozens of fans tumbling from the stands onto the field.

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  • A380 superjumbo makes emergency landing in Canada: Air France
A380 superjumbo makes emergency landing in Canada: Air France

The airline said in a statement that no one was injured in the incident. One of the plane's four engine had " serious damage ", but no further details about the damages were released. The Air France company qualified the incident as serious and praised the way pilots and the crew coped with it. The outer right No. 4 Engine Alliance GP72000...

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  • Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's Private Email Domains Under Investigation
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's Private Email Domains Under Investigation

Even if Kushner used the personal account for mostly incidental items, as his lawyer insists, simply by virtue of being so close to the president everything he says and does is of interest to other parties. If hackers were to break into his email and cell phone, adversaries could steal information related those areas. CNN obtained a letter that t...

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  • North Korean diplomat in Russian Federation for talks on US
North Korean diplomat in Russian Federation for talks on US

The ministry said Choe Son Hui, chief of the North American department of the North Korean Foreign Ministry, met with Oleg Burmistrov, a Russian diplomat dealing with the issue. US President Donald Trump is locked in a war of words with North Korea, which has said Mr Trump's threat to "totally destroy" the hermit kingdom amounts to a declaration o...

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  • AU condemns Al-Shabaab attack on market
AU condemns Al-Shabaab attack on market

Al-Shabab claimed 21 had been killed. A Somali military officer put the number of the dead at 15. People were killed when a vehicle bomb exploded near a bus stop, police said. He said the auto exploded just as a minibus carrying civilians was passing by. Al-Shabaab members were expelled from the Somali capital Mogadishu by African Union peace...

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  • UAE Is Building a Giant Fake Mars City in the Desert
UAE Is Building a Giant Fake Mars City in the Desert

The project's 1.9 million square foot of land will serve as a playground for engineers to prototype building materials and construction techniques that may eventually be used for building a colony in Mars . Dubai has won the bid to host the 2020 International Astronautical Congress (IAC), which will take place days after the UAE Mars Mission la...

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  • Militants attack Kabul airport during Mattis visit, US strike kills civilians
Militants attack Kabul airport during Mattis visit, US strike kills civilians

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish says two of the rockets hit two civilian houses near the airport. At least one Afghan civilian was killed by the malfunctioning Hellfire and an undetermined number of other civilians were wounded, Salvin said.

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  • 'We're not Nazis, you've shown that by electing me' - new Ukip leader
'We're not Nazis, you've shown that by electing me' - new Ukip leader

Based in Folkestone, the former soldier and police officer was considered to be a front-runner in the contest and had seen the odds on him winning fall dramatically in recent weeks. Dudley councillor Paul Brothwood added: "I am extremely pleased that the membership have rejected Anne Marie Waters and Peter Whittle, who were intent on taking the p...

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