• Netanyahu holds first official meeting with Egypt's al-Sissi
Netanyahu holds first official meeting with Egypt's al-Sissi

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in NY tonight. The two had previously met, but the meetings were secret and not documented by the media. Although Israel and Egypt have close security ties, Egypt has downplayed its peace treaty with Israel. El-Sisi's meeting with representa...

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  • Georgia Tech student launches fundraiser to aid campus cops
Georgia Tech student launches fundraiser to aid campus cops

Schultz, a fourth-year computer engineering student at the school, was shot Saturday night after police responded to a 911 call at 11:17 p.m., with the caller reporting a suspicious person on campus. "Scout should not have been shot", Stewart said, according to ABC . Some students reported that the rioters were not from the school campus. Af...

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  • United Kingdom statistics watchdog spars with Boris Johnson over '£350m Brexit payments' claim
United Kingdom statistics watchdog spars with Boris Johnson over '£350m Brexit payments' claim

And he accused the Foreign Secretary of repeating "one of the more simplistic and dishonest arguments of the hardline Leavers" in claiming that the NHS could be in line for £350m a week after Brexit, a claim since rubbished by the UK Statistics Authority.

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  • USA ready to take further action in Venezuela
USA ready to take further action in Venezuela

General Assembly, Trump said the Venezuelan people were starving and their country was collapsing. The statement came after Trump railed against the repressive government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro during a speech before the U.N.

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  • Syria's Deir el-Zour coming back to life after 3-year siege
Syria's Deir el-Zour coming back to life after 3-year siege

On Sunday, the Syrian army and allied forces captured al-Jafra district on the western bank of the Euphrates river, the military source said. "In the past 24 hours, assault troops of the Syrian government army backed by the Russian Federation aerospace force crossed the Euphrates and continues to expand the stronghold east of Deir ez-Zor"...

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  • Iraq's Hakim Urges Kurds to Call Off Referendum
Iraq's Hakim Urges Kurds to Call Off Referendum

Kirkuk, a multi-ethnic city, is the key to the control of the region's oil riches- and Baghdad has indicated a few times that it has no intention of letting its control slip and fall entirely in the hands of the Kurdish government. Iran and Turkey fear it will further unsettle their own Kurdish populations. The clashes erupted amid preparations f...

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  • Florida governor issues emergency rules for nursing homes after hurricane deaths
Florida governor issues emergency rules for nursing homes after hurricane deaths

Property damage is expected to exceed the $25 billion done by Hurricane Wilma in 2005; it could approach the $46 billion inflation-adjusted figure from Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Calling the deaths of eight seniors last week an "isolated incident", a nursing-home industry group will hold a meeting Friday to discuss a move by Gov.

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  • Mattis hints at secret 'kinetic' military options for North Korea
Mattis hints at secret 'kinetic' military options for North Korea

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday that if diplomatic measures with North Korea continue to fail, Mattis is ready to " take care " of the situation. He was asked why the United States, which has spent tens of billions of dollars on missile defense programs in recent decades, has not tried to intercept North Korea's ro...

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  • You Can Get a Free Cheeseburger at McDonald's Today in Halton
You Can Get a Free Cheeseburger at McDonald's Today in Halton

However, the deal is only for the first 100,000 orders and it lasts from 10:30 a.m.to 11:50 p.m. A customer is just required to mention the offer, which is limited to one per customer, while ordering at the register. That's not all - you have to get the My McD's app on Android or iOS to get your free burger . However, some customers stru...

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  • Trump issues stark threats to North Korea and Iran at UN
Trump issues stark threats to North Korea and Iran at UN

The ex-reality television star did not exactly take a low-key approach in his maiden speech before the more staid United Nations delegates; he deployed campaign rhetoric ("the stock market is at an all-time high") and engaged in Trump-like insults ("loser terrorists" as well as "Rocket Man"), all while discussing serious issues that critics fear co...

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  • Germany's Left Party puts money where its mouth is on women's rights
Germany's Left Party puts money where its mouth is on women's rights

The third parties have an array of issues on which they disagree, and even Linder said his party working in conjunction with both the CDU/CSU would be unlikely to work. The FDP paid the price in 2013's general election, when it failed to enter the Bundestag for the first time since 1949. Therefore, Merkel and the CDU/CSU nearly certainly won't ha...

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  • WWI wreck of a German submarine found in the North Sea
WWI wreck of a German submarine found in the North Sea

Carl Decaluwe, the governor of Western Flanders , said the vessel, which is 88 feet long and 20 feet wide, was a "unique" find. The type UB-II submarine is said to be in good condition, lying at a depth of 30m (100ft) off the Belgian coast.

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  • Mexico City registers 7.1 natural disaster
Mexico City registers 7.1 natural disaster

Graco Ramirez, governor of the central state of Morelos, said 42 had died there, including 12 in the city Jojutla and four in the state capital of Cuernavaca, a city of about 350,000 people. A strong natural disaster has hit parts of Mexico this morning. "It's uncontrollable. You can't do anything against nature", he said. Rescue workers pulled...

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  • Haley: Diplomacy efforts with North Korea 'pretty much exhausted'
Haley: Diplomacy efforts with North Korea 'pretty much exhausted'

She said: "At this stage we can not know Kim's true intentions - what we do know is that despite the condemnation and the worldwide sanctions, he shows absolutely no sign of voluntarily abandoning his nuclear or missile programmes". Capitol. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has stressed that a military response will be the only option left t...

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  • Trump Made Insecure by Size of Macron's
Trump Made Insecure by Size of Macron's

The publication refers to the words of the US President, expressed during his meeting with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron , in NY. Before the inauguration, Trump officials inquired with the Pentagon about having armored vehicles participate in his inauguration parade, according to documents obtained by HuffPost .

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  • Hurricane Maria moving over Caribbean; threat to SC unknown Tuesday
Hurricane Maria moving over Caribbean; threat to SC unknown Tuesday

Skerrit said that initial reports suggest "widespread devastation". "The winds have swept away the roofs of nearly every person I have spoken to or otherwise made contact with". "Maria is not expected to make that major sharp turn like Irma did that left so much in the air". Hurricane Maria , an "extremely dangerous" storm, regained Cate...

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  • McCain urges end to 100-hour work weeks in Navy after collisions
McCain urges end to 100-hour work weeks in Navy after collisions

In a statement , the Navy said Rear Adm. Charles Williams and Capt. Jeffrey Bennett were relieved by Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer, commander of the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet. Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer - a former Wall Street executive who also served as an officer in the Marine Corps - laid out a plan to find the causes of the accidents, i...

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  • Woman's post about Hobby Lobby's decor sparks debate
Woman's post about Hobby Lobby's decor sparks debate

The "Cotton Stems In Glass Vase" Rider saw in store are being sold at Hobby Lobby for $15. A complaint to Hobby Lobby over cotton plants as decorations is up for debate on social media. The post includes a photo of cotton stalks in a vase. More than 207,000 people commented on the post, most in support of Hobby Lobby. Rider's Facebook ran...

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  • Exercise Zapad 2017 held in territory of Russian Federation
Exercise Zapad 2017 held in territory of Russian Federation

RBC news agency reports that the injured people "weren't civilians", according to comments quoted by The Guardian . The videos of the incident don't show much in the way of aftermath, but reports suggest two cars caught on fire as a result of the blast.

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  • FPL Irma outages dwindle as lawsuit looms
FPL Irma outages dwindle as lawsuit looms

Augustine is slowly returning to normal as neighbors finally have power back again-lights were out at the Stricklands home for about five days. "We know patience has worn thin", said FPL CEO Eric Silagy. "Obviously, they did not honor that promise, but nonetheless continue to collect millions and millions and millions of these fees", said Gon...

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  • Rex Tillerson: Closing US embassy in Cuba
Rex Tillerson: Closing US embassy in Cuba "under review"

Tillerson's remarks were in line with previous statements from the US State Department which said that the US is "open to re-engaging in the Paris Agreement if the US can identify terms that are more favourable to it, its business, its workers, its people, and its taxpayers", Xinhua news agency reported .

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  • I'm no Messi says rising star Dybala after hat-trick
I'm no Messi says rising star Dybala after hat-trick

Dybala's first goal came on 16 minutes, with the Argentinean attacker producing a magnificent first-time curling shot. The Argentina worldwide marked his 100th game for the club with his second treble of the campaign, opening the scoring in the first half before bagging another two after the break.

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  • Trump Plugs His Tower Near The UN During First UN Speech
Trump Plugs His Tower Near The UN During First UN Speech

Some wonder if Irma and Hurricane Harvey, which flooded southeastern Texas last month, will persuade Trump to reverse his decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate accord, which more than 190 other countries have signed on to. "This is not an issue between the USA and North Korea". Trump's appearance at the United Nations will come amids...

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  • Manage railways better Instead of bullet trains
Manage railways better Instead of bullet trains

The incident happened on Thursday, the same day when the foundation was laid for the bullet train by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe. The GR says that it should be considered "included" in the state governments share in the project. The Shiv Sena alleged that the notion about the project creating employmen...

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  • Theresa May rebukes Boris Johnson over his Brexit blueprint
Theresa May rebukes Boris Johnson over his Brexit blueprint

Jeremy Corbyn's spokesperson said the 10-point article by Johnson "exposed the Tories' real Brexit agenda - a race to the bottom in regulation and corporate tax cuts to benefit the wealthy few at the expense of the rights of the rest of us".

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  • President Trump Coming To Alabama In Support of Luther Strange
President Trump Coming To Alabama In Support of Luther Strange

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fears that a unusual loss could spark a damaging civil war in the GOP ahead of next year's mid-term elections. Shelby and unusual have served in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama has turned them into adversaries. This Senate race is down to this. Congressman Brooks said holding up his absentee ballot. "What ch...

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  • Somalia: Southwest sides with Saudi-led bloc against Qatar
Somalia: Southwest sides with Saudi-led bloc against Qatar

Qatar's index, however, is down 15.6 percent since Saudi Arabia and other Arab states cut ties with Doha in early June, while the Dubai index is up 8.7 percent during that period. The crisis has entered its fourth month and is showing no sign of ending, analysts say. Reporters Without Borders ranks Saudi Arabia as 168th in the World Press Freedom...

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  • Alec Baldwin, anti-Trump extraordinaire, owes Trump thank-you for SNL Emmy
Alec Baldwin, anti-Trump extraordinaire, owes Trump thank-you for SNL Emmy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who won her sixth straight Emmy for her role as U.S. vice president Selina Meyer on HBO's Veep , said in her victory speech that the show had cooked up an impeachment plot line but had to ditch it last minute. "Congratulations to Kate [McKinnon ] and, thank you to the cast, thank you to Lindsay [Shookus ] and to Grace for ...

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  • Trump to change United Nations agenda at debut
Trump to change United Nations agenda at debut

President Donald Trump is making his debut at the United Nations amid rising concerns over North Korea . The tests seem to confirm that North Korea is closer than ever to its goal of building a military arsenal that can viably target USA troops in Asia and the US homeland.

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  • Three dead in NY tour bus crash
Three dead in NY tour bus crash

A city bus and private charter bus collided at Main Street and Northern Boulevard, causing one of the buses to crash into a building, according to police. Sixteen people were hurt in the crash, including five people who are in critical condition. Photos tweeted by the Fire Department show passengers being rescued from a window near the back of ...

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  • Dad's clown prank ends in child endangering charges
Dad's clown prank ends in child endangering charges

The man inside the apartment fired a gun into the yard to scare the alleged "clown assailant". 'However, [she] ran into the back bedroom of the apartment'. False alarms prompted by the reports led to police warning against would-be jokers dressing as clowns. He said that the girl's mother is already incarcerated on child endangerment charges after ...

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  • Ayatollah Khamenei slams USA 'bullying' Iran on nuclear deal
Ayatollah Khamenei slams USA 'bullying' Iran on nuclear deal

Rouhani told reporters upon arrival in NY that despite the U.S. aggressive stance, Iran has abided by its deal's commitments. If he hadn't, the United States would have been in breach of its promises. "There are a lot of alternative means with which we use the agreement to advance our policies and the relationship with Iran, and that's what the...

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  • Budget office needs more time on health bill
Budget office needs more time on health bill

President Donald Trump has been telephoning members of Congress in recent days urging action on dismantling Obamacare. Republicans are making a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace Obama's health care law. Graham are using the push for government-run care as a spur, saying Republicans must act fast to devolve power from Washington and mo...

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  • Why Are Workers Striking in Ontario — GM Strike
Why Are Workers Striking in Ontario — GM Strike

The union has been battling to stop a wave of auto jobs and investment moving to cheaper locations south of the border. A central priority for the union is a commitment from the company to designating the CAMI plant as the lead producer of the Chevrolet Equinox, Unifor said in a statement.

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  • Spotlight on former PM's daughter in Pakistan polls
Spotlight on former PM's daughter in Pakistan polls

With Mrs Kulsoom in London for cancer surgery, accompanied by Mr Nawaz, 43-year-old Ms Maryam has led the campaign with fiery speeches denouncing her father's opponents and the Supreme Court . PML-N faces a strong challenge from the PTI party led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and the Pakistan People's Party of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.

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