• Election produces likely right turn, young leader in Austria
Election produces likely right turn, young leader in Austria

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz claimed the win on Sunday night after projections gave his party a comfortable lead with more than 90 percent of the ballots counted. The left-leaning Social Democrats, led by current Chancellor Christian Kern, appear to be vying for second place with the far-right Freedom Party after their campaign was dogg...

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  • Donald Trump Accused Of 'Castrating' Rex Tillerson With Tweets
Donald Trump Accused Of 'Castrating' Rex Tillerson With Tweets

But the reports infuriated Trump, who privately bashed his secretary of state to associates and publicly challenged Tillerson to an IQ test. The choice he was referring to, according to The Post , was deciding between conflict with North Korea or allowing Iran to develop nuclear weapons by pulling out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Acti...

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  • 24 passengers fall ill after consuming food in Mumbai-Karmali Tejas Express
24 passengers fall ill after consuming food in Mumbai-Karmali Tejas Express

There are tea and coffee vending machines and snack tables at each coach as catering facility for passengers in the new designed coaches. In a letter addressed to all zonal general managers, the railway board had said that Goyal has asked that food served to passengers has the name of the supplier or contractor, weight, date of packing and a dist...

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  • Palestinians Celebrate Agreement Between Hamas And Al-Fatah
Palestinians Celebrate Agreement Between Hamas And Al-Fatah

Hamas, which controls Gaza and has fought Israel three times, said it was ready to cede control of Gaza's borders and allow the rival Palestinian Authority to take over the day-to-day running of the territory. "According to the Cairo agreement, this committee will wrap up its work sometime before February 1", the source said. The president also c...

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  • China's imports from North Korea fall as trade with world surges
China's imports from North Korea fall as trade with world surges

Speaking at a press conference, Customs administration spokesman Huang Songping said China's imports from North Korea had dropped by nearly 38 percent in September year-on-year, while exports were down 6.7 percent. BEIJING-China's exports grew for a seventh straight month in September, on continued strength in external demand for goods from the wor...

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  • Michael Jordan: NBA superteams make rest of league garbage
Michael Jordan: NBA superteams make rest of league garbage

Chris Paul joined James Harden at the Houston Rockets , Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward signed with the Boston Celtics and Carmelo Anthony and Paul George are now with Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder . The immediate return may require Jordan to remove Oklahoma from the garbage heap, while the already-struggling Pacers and Kni...

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  • Saturday's golf: 64 gives Perez four-shot lead
Saturday's golf: 64 gives Perez four-shot lead

Two bogeys compounded by double bogey on the 12th meant Thomas was 10 shots behind Perez, who was at 13-under 131. The American trio of Kevin Na, Gary Woodland, and Pat Perez were also in contention in the Asian Tour event after carding 66s.

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  • Sushma Swaraj hits back at Rahul Gandhi, says BJP not 'anti-women'
Sushma Swaraj hits back at Rahul Gandhi, says BJP not 'anti-women'

Speaking at a "Mahila Town Hall", an interaction programme organised by the ruling BJP in the poll-bound Gujarat, Ms Swaraj was asked what should a woman do if the family did not allow her to work. "It is for the first time in history that two out of four members of Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) are also women". Have you ever seen any woman...

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  • Texas girl, 3, missing after late-night punishment
Texas girl, 3, missing after late-night punishment

He said the delay in reporting the matter "is certainly concerning to us". The girl's father was arrested Saturday on a charge of abandoning or endangering a child. Investigators say she was adopted two years ago from an orphanage in India. "They're nice people. The parents are believers in Christ", he said. The couple had another daughter, w...

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  • Dish suspends TV services to both Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Dish suspends TV services to both Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

People have looked to President Trump to be more compassionate when dealing with Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The intense spotlight of the presidency has taken the country past the point of Trump doesn't know things, and straight into, there is something wrong with Donald Trump .

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  • It's Oliver Stone's turn on the hot seat — Former Playboy model
It's Oliver Stone's turn on the hot seat — Former Playboy model

Stone , who has not yet responded to the claims against him, is the latest media boss to be hauled over the coals for alleged misconduct as the fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal continues to rock Hollywood . Academy Award victor Patricia Arquette took to Twitter to describe the ways Oliver Stone made her uncomfortable in the early '...

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  • UK Islamic school guilty of sex discrimination for segregating boys and girls
UK Islamic school guilty of sex discrimination for segregating boys and girls

Children at the school between the ages of nine and 16 are separated for all their lessons, breaks, clubs and school trips. In 2016 the High Court found that Ofsted inspectors were wrong to penalise the mixed-sex school because of its policy of gender segregation.

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  • Former Health Connector Head On Trump's Ending Of ACA Subsidies
Former Health Connector Head On Trump's Ending Of ACA Subsidies

Sign-up season for subsidized private insurance starts Nov. 1, in less than three weeks, with about 9 million people currently covered. The federal subsidy, called a cost sharing reduction, pays insurance companies to reduce the cost of out-of-pocket expenses, including copays and deductibles for Affordable Care Act plan participants.

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  • Pound To Euro Exchange Rate Plummets After EU Brexit Talks Reach 'Deadlock'
Pound To Euro Exchange Rate Plummets After EU Brexit Talks Reach 'Deadlock'

But EU officials noted that Mr Tusk, the European Council president, has sounded out most national leaders in recent days. "We're looking for some urgency from our friends and partners, time to put a bit of a tiger in the tank and get this thing done", he told reporters.

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  • Congress sweeps Nanded civic polls
Congress sweeps Nanded civic polls

For the first time both Shiv Sena and MIM came to the rescue of the Congress, he said. The latest defection is also a setback for the BJP which fell just two corporations short to clinch the BMC board. With the victory, the BJP's tally in the 227-member BMC has risen to 83; the Sena's strength remains at 84. "We have demanded that Konkan commissi...

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  • Gujarat poll before Dec 18, Himachal Pradesh to vote on November 9
Gujarat poll before Dec 18, Himachal Pradesh to vote on November 9

It can be brought forward or postponed by four or 5 days but cannot be too long or too short, explained Joti, citing Gujarat chief secretary's request for more time to fix roads, provide relief and rehabilitation because of floods in July and availability crunch of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) as other reasons for delay in the announceme...

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  • Kyrie Irving can't stop talking about how much he loves Boston
Kyrie Irving can't stop talking about how much he loves Boston

Earlier this week, former Cavaliers player Kyrie Irving threw some shade at the city he called home for almost six years, saying to a group of reporters of reporters "Boston, I'm driving in and (thinking), 'I'm really playing in a real, live sports city?' ".

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  • Cowboys interested in NaVorro Bowman
Cowboys interested in NaVorro Bowman

The 49ers were shopping Bowman in trade talks earlier on Friday. Bowman missed the entire 2014 season after suffering a devastating knee injury in the NFC Championship Game against the Seattle Seahawks and played in just four games last season before going down with a season-ending Achilles injury.

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  • 6 taken to hospital from incident at Pasquotank prison
6 taken to hospital from incident at Pasquotank prison

The prison, which had 729 inmates on Thursday, was locked down, as were nearby schools. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper offered his condolences for the deaths in a statement late Thursday. As of Thursday evening, seven patients were at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center, located near the prison in Elizabeth City, N.C., and three had been transferred...

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  • Sri Lanka players reluctant to tour Pakistan for 3rd T20I
Sri Lanka players reluctant to tour Pakistan for 3rd T20I

The matter will come up at a meeting of the board on Monday. On Saturday, 40 of Sri Lanka's contracted players handed a letter to the board indicating that they do not wish to Lahore for the match scheduled for October 29. SLC chief executive Ashley de Silva said player security remained the Board's primary concern, and that "a decision will be...

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  • New Jersey man nearly loses $24.1M lottery prize
New Jersey man nearly loses $24.1M lottery prize

His $24.1 million jackpot from May 2016 sat idle for almost a year before the East Orange, N.J., resident picked it up. He said he'd check them when he had the time. "I stood there for a minute thinking, 'Do I see what I think I see?" Smith found his winning ticket on May 23, 2017 . In order to find the unknown lucky victor of the winning ti...

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  • J&K: Top LeT commander Waseem Shah, another militant killed in Pulwama encounter
J&K: Top LeT commander Waseem Shah, another militant killed in Pulwama encounter

He said that Shah was a resident of Shopian district, while Mir belonged to Litter village of Pulwama, where the encounter with the security forces took place. Shah was one of the most wanted militants in the Valley and carried a reward of Rs 10 lakh on his head. The encounter broke out after the terrorists fired at the approaching security perso...

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  • The World's First Zero Emissions Zone Could be Coming in 2035
The World's First Zero Emissions Zone Could be Coming in 2035

In George Street, the city's most polluted area, NO2 emissions could be reduced by as much as 74 percent under the new plans . The council says banning petrol and diesel cars from certain parts of the city would help bring NO2 levels back below the legal limit, before a complete ban helps drop them by another 60 per cent in 2035.

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  • Schools shut in areas hit by Pakistani shelling near LoC
Schools shut in areas hit by Pakistani shelling near LoC

Schools in areas unaffected by the firing remained open, he added. On October 4, three Army soldiers were injured in unprovoked firing in the Poonch sector. These back to back violations by the Pakistani Army near the residential area by the LoC, has forced the residents to flee the area and move to places far from border to save their lives.

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  • Modi, Nitish to share stage for first time after mending ways
Modi, Nitish to share stage for first time after mending ways

Speaking to a large gathering, Nitish Kumar urged the PM to give Patna University the stature of a central university. Modi will lay the foundation stone of four Rs national highways projects worth 3,031 crore, at Mokama. Modi said such leaders had done irreparable damage to the State's development. "I meet several people from rural India". ...

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  • Kenya boarding school attack leaves six dead
Kenya boarding school attack leaves six dead

The suspended student was arrested later on Saturday, but Kibunja said angry members of the public overwhelmed police and killed him. Turkana County Governor, Josphat Nanok condemned the attack on innocent students. Reports indicate Lojore had been recalled before he hatched the attack against students he claimed were behind his woes. Abraham L...

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  • Auto bomb attacks kill at least 22 in Somalia's capital Mogadishu
Auto bomb attacks kill at least 22 in Somalia's capital Mogadishu

No terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack, though al Shabab, an offshoot of al Qaida , has carried out other auto bombings in the country in recent months. The militants emerged out of a bitter insurgency fighting Ethiopia, whose troops entered Somalia in a US-backed invasion in 2006 to topple the Islamic Courts Union that was t...

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  • Gauri Lankesh killing: SIT releases sketches of 2 suspects
Gauri Lankesh killing: SIT releases sketches of 2 suspects

The sketches have been released based on CCTV footage obtained and, according to the investigators; the attackers were in the city for at least seven days before the murder and inspected Lankesh's house and the locality. "There are too many bikes of that make and we can not at this moment reveal which bike it was", Singh said. "So far, we have ru...

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  • Sub-Inspector killed after Gurung supporters clash with police during raid
Sub-Inspector killed after Gurung supporters clash with police during raid

Tamang said while people were happy with peace returning to Darjeeling after the 105-day indefinite shutdown, Gurung and his associates were keen to create fresh disturbances. "We will not allow this to happen at any cost, even if we have to make sacrifices", he said. The detained person has admitted that Gurung was holed up at the camp near th...

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  • SC puts Rohingya deportation on hold till hearing on Nov 21
SC puts Rohingya deportation on hold till hearing on Nov 21

Refugees and rights groups say the army and Buddhist vigilantes have engaged in a campaign of killing and arson aimed at driving the Rohingya out of Myanmar. Opposing a batch of petitions, the Centre had defended its policy decision to deport 40,000 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar and asked the Supreme Court not to interfere with it.

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  • Taliban hostages released after almost five years in captivity
Taliban hostages released after almost five years in captivity

American Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle, who were kidnapped while backpacking in Afghanistan in 2012 and had all three of their children in captivity, have left Pakistan after being freed, according to a United States official.

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  • Republican Collins will stay in US Senate, focused on healthcare
Republican Collins will stay in US Senate, focused on healthcare

King says Collins' decision reflects the senator's work ethic, dedication to serving ME people and "infinite energy". "Ultimately, I have been guided by my sense of where I could do the most for the people of Maine - and our nation", Collins wrote in remarks she will deliver at a Chamber of Commerce event in Maine this morning".

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  • NOPD identifies suspect in officer's shooting death
NOPD identifies suspect in officer's shooting death

Harrison says investigators are looking at video from body cameras and neighborhood security cameras, and wants anyone who knows of other videos or evidence in the case to come forward. Harrison said two officers might have fired on the gunman. A 2016 story on the New Orleans police website revealed the officer's nickname and quoted him as sa...

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  • Nawaz moves SC again against multiple corruption references
Nawaz moves SC again against multiple corruption references

The Supreme Court had disqualified Sharif, 67, as prime minister on July 28. The court adjourned the indictment of Sharif, his daughter and political heir Maryam Nawaz , and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar in multiple corruption cases until Oct.19.

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  • Patrick's First Warning Forecast: Soggy Saturday, Sunny Sunday
Patrick's First Warning Forecast: Soggy Saturday, Sunny Sunday

Skies should be partly cloudy Friday night , with lows in the mid-30s and patchy fog after midnight. Saturday ... A chance of morning showers, otherwise decreasing afternoon clouds. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 50. Tuesday , sunny, with a high near 67. Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderst...

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