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Iraqi Kurdish region to look into offer to delay poll

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Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) parliament in Northern Iraq passed late Friday the decision to hold an independence referendum on September 25. Iraqi parliamentarians on Tuesday voted to reject the nonbinding referendum planned to be held on September 25, authorizing the Iraqi prime minister to take all measures necessary to preserve Iraq's unity. Read More »

Soldiers to Quit Aba, Umuahia Today — IPOB/Army Clash

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Recall that few hours ago, reports and video clips showed Nigerian army with their armoured tankers surrounding the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB , Mazi Nnamdi Kanu while so many IPOB youths barricaded the street leading to their leader's house. Read More »

Pakistan stresses importance of engagement with the US: PM

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The government sources said the house that came under attack was owned by Maulana Muhib. The statement further adds that the Afghan Taliban and Emarat Islami Afghanistan members under the Itehad-e-Ulemai Afghanistan sent a letter to Maulana Sami after the meeting to confirm their support to Pakistan in the event the country is attacked by USA or India. Read More »

Trump Again Claims Both Sides to Blame for Charlottesville Violence

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President Trump has been falsely accused of "empowering" white supremacist groups, despite the fact that he has repeatedly and strongly condemned them and is on the record doing that, stretching back decades. "You have some pretty bad dudes on the other side also, and essentially that's what I said". "A lot of people are actually written, gee, Trump might have a point". Read More »

Viral photo of Florida "hot cops" leads to calendar fundraiser for Irma

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It has not yet been confirmed what the complaint is, but screenshots sent to us show Officer Hamill made two anti-semitic remarks on Facebook. In one post, the Sun reports that Hamill writes: "Who knew that reading jewish jokes before I go to bed would not only make me feel better about myself but also help me to sleep better as well". Read More »

Ancient Indian text pushes back history of zero by 500 years

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Those calculations, which include dots that are supposed to be zeroes, were made on dozens of birch bark leaves. The exact age of the document has not been determined, which is why in early 2017, researchers from the University of Oxford's Bodleian Libraries and the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit collaborated on a project to finally carbon date the document. Read More »

Young boy granted wish to mow White House lawn

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Trump gave Frank a high-five and a pat on the back. Trump then asked Frank what he wants to be when he grows up. Addressing onlookers, Trump said, "future of the country right there". Frank Giaccio , from Falls Church, Virginia, wrote to the President earlier this year saying that he owned his own lawn-mowing business and it would an "honour" to mow the White House lawn. Read More »

Jose expected to churn ocean along New Jersey shore

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East Coast from North Carolina northward to New England should monitor the progress of Jose during the next several days". The storm is now a Category 1 hurricane over the Atlantic with little change expected in the coming days. Regardless of its path, Jose will result in rough rip and surf conditions in areas including Bermuda, the Bahamas, North Hispaniola Coast, Puerto Rico and the coastal parts of southeast US. Read More »

Swearingen Likes State Budget; Senate Debating

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Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald has said he wants to vote on the budget on Friday but five GOP senators - Steve Nass, Duey Stroebel, Chris Kapenga, Dave Craig and Robert Cowles - have refused to support the document. Senate Republicans met behind closed doors Wednesday while the Assembly was debating the budget. "I'm still confident we'll have a budget by the end of the summer", Walker said. Read More »

Pelosi and Trump disagree on citizenship for Dreamers

Schumer insisted yesterday in remarks on the Senate floor, "We Democrats are for border security". Some avid Trump backers praised the president as a pragmatist trying to make deals with whomever he can. But the White House disputed some details of the proposed deal. "And it was a discussion, not an agreement or a negotiation", said Ryan, who did not attend the dinner. Read More »

Iran Says US 'Seeking Excuses' To Tear Up Nuclear Deal

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Meanwhile, the Treasury Department said the new sanctions unrelated to the nuclear deal will be imposed on the Sadid Caran Saba Engineering Company for allegedly proliferating activities related to Iran's ballistic missile program; the Khors Aircompany and Dart Airlines for providing material support to Caspian Airlines, which the United States accuses of helping the Iranian National Guard transport "personnel and illicit material, including weapons, from Iran to Syria;" and several ... Read More »

Trump Blames Parsons Green London Terror Incident on 'Loser Terrorist'

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Mr Trump also suggested cutting off internet capabilities, which he said were a main recruitment tool for terrorists. Trump continued: "The travel ban into the United States should be far larger, tougher and more specific - but stupidly, that would not be politically correct!" Trump's assessment followed news of an explosion going off in a London subway vehicle during the morning rush hour that injured at least 18 commuters and was labeled a terrorist attack by police. Read More »

Trump's DACA deal is still nowhere close to being done

Today (Sept. 14), Trump took to Twitter , saying "no deal" had been made on DACA , that "massive border security " would need to come with it, and that it would be subject to a vote. On Thursday, Trump denied he had reached such an agreement with Senate Minority Leader Trump Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi-but soon afterwards, he said he was making progress with lawmakers to stop DACA beneficiaries from being deported . Read More »

US, Japanese Defense Leaders Condemn North Korean Nuke Test

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South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor Co. said its China plant halted operation due to a supply disruption on Tuesday, its second shutdown in China in less than a month. He and May agreed to continue work on "increasing diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea ". "He emphasised that any threat to the USA, its territories, or its allies will be met with a massive, effective, and overwhelming military response", White said. Read More »

Campus security officer falsely claimed a suspect shot him

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He has been charged with filing a false police report, a misdemeanor, and will likely be released from the Ramsey County jail after being booked and fingerprinted. Dianne Binns, president of the St. Paul NAACP, called Ahlers blaming a black man for the shooting was "nothing new". Ahlers has been a member of the St. Read More »

Mahesh Babu's Spyder trailer is out

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It is a spy thriller and directed AR Murugadoss and shown all that would typically go in an Indian spy thriller. Tamil fans have loved this and can't wait for the film. After an insane event in Chennai, we can only imagine the excitement in Hyderabad that also happens to be Mahesh Babu's home turf. The film will release in Tamil and Telugu and will be dubbed in Malayalam. Read More »

Centre to file affidavit in SC on Rohingyas on Monday: Rajnath Singh

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India has accommodated refugees such as Sri Lankan Tamils, Tibetan Buddhists, Afghans, and Bangladeshis over the years. According to the estimates of the United Nations, around 40,000 Rohingya Muslims are settled in India and out of them around 16,000 have the proper refugee documentation with them. Read More »

BSF Jawan killed by Pak firing in Arnia sector

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Beh and Shahnaz forward posts", a police officer said. According to sources, two Pakistani Rangers were also reportedly killed in BSF retaliation fire. Eyewitnesses told DH over the phone that the firing created panic in nearby villages as mortar shells fired from across the border fell near residential areas. Read More »

Mostly cloudy with a few showers

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Saturday Sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. DAY: Cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. South wind 9 to 11 miles per hour becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Saturday- Partly sunny skies with a heat index of 101* and East winds of 5-10 miles per hour. We will see a blend of sun and clouds again today with highs in the low to mid 80s. Read More »

Look away, Liverpool fans! The proof that Reds will struggle without Mane

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Mane's high boot caught Ederson in the face, leaving the Brazilian requiring lengthy treatment and several stitches in his face. I will accept it and try to forget. I expect him to do just that and if he shows his desire is as strong as ever on the field, all the nonsense that went on over the Barcelona interest will be forgotten. Read More »

Suzuki-Toshiba to set up lithium-ion battery plant in Gujarat

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The company also said that it will invest another Rs 1,150 crore for a different plant that will be used for manufacturing lithium-ion batteries. The move comes as a shot in the arm for Suzuki's local unit and India's largest vehicle maker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, which is considered to be a laggard in green technology space when compared with its rivals in the market. Read More »

Russian Federation says deal 'very close' on fourth safe zone in Syria

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According to Hurriyet Daily, the six-month term may be extended in the future. During the meeting, it was also agreed that the 7th round of the Astana Conference would be held in late October, 2017. The U.N.'s special envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura and delegates from Jordan and the USA are attending as observers. In a joint statement after two days of talks in Kazakhstan, the three countries said on Friday that they had agreed "to allocate" their forces to patrol the zone covering ... Read More »

Attorney Resigns After Wishing on Twitter that DeVos Would Get Sexually Assaulted

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She is on a six state "Rethink School" tour to highlight the innovative and groundbreaking work happening in schools across America. They are the private Nelson Mandela Elementary School in north Omaha and St. She said her program will not be holding gatherings for DeVos's visit. For parents at Firefly the visit was welcomed, seeing an ally in Devos. "It will discourage schools from taking steps to comply with the law - just at the moment when they are finally working to get it right", ... Read More »