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Germany's SPD continues to drop in polls, AfD to third strongest party

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Merkel has done what the Greens were demanding for years: out with nuclear energy , and let refugees and asylum seekers in . Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and some commentators have likened the AfD to Hitler's Nazis. Since then, Merkel has been the Anti-Trump. "When German politicians talk about Turkey, I want them to talk about the 50,000 innocent people who are in jail right now, I want to talk about the 200,000 people who lost their jobs", lamented Ahmet Daskin of the Dialogue and ... Read More »

Navy helicopter rescues family from boat capsized in Hurricane Maria

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The 35-year-old woman from Syracuse said she has had no communication with any of her family. That remained clear Thursday even as a chat room conversation between the staffers and their counterparts in Miami switched from the usual discussion of weather conditions to how the forecasters themselves were faring in the hurricane-battered island. Read More »

'Homosexual Conduct Should Be Illegal,' Roy Moore Said in '05 Interview

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Moore and odd debated last night, with the latter repeatedly emphasizing his endorsement from Donald Trump . Even though most take it for granted that a Republican nominee will come out on top in December's general election against the Democratic Party's nominee for the Senate seat, more than meets the eye is at stake in the red-dominated state of Alabama. Read More »

States must compensate victims of cow vigilantism, punish violators, says SC

The states must also frame schemes to compensate victims of crime under the Code of Criminal Procedure, the bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra , along with Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud observed. Appearing for Tushar Gandhi, senior advocate Indira Jaising sought a scheme for those victimised by law-breakers. "Compensation should have been released by now", she told the bench. Read More »

Jury reaches guilty verdict in Holly Bobo murder trial

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Two ginseng hunters found Bobo's remains 3 ½ years ago in woods in Decatur County, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Nashville. Judge C. He said he had ruled out Adams and his brother after examining cell phone data. Thompson says the person she believes took Holly was Terry Britt, not Zach Adams. Read More »

Seoul media say North might test nuke in Pacific

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Government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said at a press conference that the Japanese authorities were monitoring the situation closely, and described the North Korean regime's threat as unacceptable, reports Efe news. Singling out the official People's Daily and its more nationalistic sister publication, the Global Times , KCNA said Chinese media was "openly resorting to interference in the internal affairs of another country" and driving a wedge between the two countries. Read More »

Bernie Sanders Lays Out Progressive Foreign Policy Vision

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Even as the popular lawmaker built a national reputation and attracted millions of fans during his unsuccessful candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination previous year, he frequently faced criticism for talking too little about how he would tackle global affairs as president. Read More »

5.8 magnitude natural disaster strikes N. California - USGS

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Both quakes were very shallow, which amplified their effects, Reuters reported. There have not been any reports of damage or injuries in either quake. The National Weather Service National Tsunami Warning Center has issued a statement that a tsunami is not expected. California's north coast is one of the state's most seismically active areas, regularly producing major earthquakes. Read More »

President Trump Wants a 4th of July Military Parade

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But Temer said it is imperative to reform the United Nations , particularly to expand the powerful Security Council to align it with the reality of the 21st century. Macron said the world's greatest problems, from climate change to the problems of "unregulated capitalism", could only be solved by nations working together. Read More »

Video shows officer fatally shooting man outside California 7-Eleven

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A bystander captured the shooting on video. According to the L.A. Times , the incident marks the seventh officer-involved shooting in Huntington Beach this year, which exceeds the total for any year in this decade for the HBPD. The man then staggers and falls to the ground. It was not immediately clear if the officer fired live ammunition or nonlethal rounds. "Suspect's down", the officer radioed in shortly after. Read More »

Nursing Home Voicemail to Governor Deleted

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Hundreds of linemen left from Daytona International Speedway Friday morning, after helping Florida throughout the days following Hurricane Irma . In the week leading up to Irma, Gov. The hurricane knocked out electricity to 6.7 million homes and businesses across the state. AHCA said the facility made a number of inaccurate entries to medical records that were recorded hours after a nurse visited patients, the most egregious included a patient who was resting in bed with unlabored ... Read More »

Bishop pleads for aid after 'serious disaster' of Mexico earthquake

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Classic Vacations customers in the Puebla area were also safe, said president David Hu, adding that most of the company's business is also in the sun-and-sand destinations. "Corruption costs not just an extra amount of money, but it costs lives", he said, referring to violations of building codes and shoddy construction materials in states like Oaxaca . Read More »

Lavrov on Trump, North Korea: 'We Have to Calm Down the Hotheads'

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Speaking at a press conference in NY a day after his address to the UN General Assembly , Russia's top diplomat once again reiterated the "suspension for suspension" proposal, a joint- initiative with Beijing that would halt joint U.S. At a news conference Friday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov once again hit back on claims his country meddled in the 2016 USA election, saying his American counterpart failed to offer any proof of ... Read More »

Russian hackers tried to access Washington state's voting systems, officials say

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Elections officials say Russian hackers targeting election systems across the United States previous year skipped North Carolina with their cyberattacks. Our system had previously identified these IP addresses scanning our system and blocked them. Officials in Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin confirmed Friday that their states had been targeted. Read More »

Govt's decision to deport Rohingya refugees in nation's interest, says Rijiju

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Suu Kyi, who is actually the leader of the country, addressed the Parliament of Myanmar in the capital Nay Pyi Taw with an address to the nation, which was broadcast live. The plea, filed by two Rohingya immigrants, Mohammad Salimullah and Mohammad Shaqir, who are registered refugees under the United Nations High Commission of Refugees (UNHCR), claimed they had taken refuge in India after escaping from Myanmar due to widespread discrimination, violence and bloodshed against the community there. Read More »

Rohingyas illegal immigrants, not refugees: Rajnath

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It was the Trump administration's first major response to the mass exodus that has left Bangladesh struggling to cope. The recent crisis in Myanmar has resulted in over 420,000 Rohingya refugees fleeing across the border to Bangladesh. "We may not get that in Myanmar or here", he said. Around 40,000 Rohingyas have settled in India. We take note that this violence was triggered off by a series of terrorist attacks which led to loss of lives amongst the security forces as well as the ... Read More »

Closes higher after Fed signaled rate hike by end 2017

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The market started strong and rose until Wednesday. On Wednesday, the Fed left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 1.25 percent, however, its updated interest rate forecast surprised traders by indicating that another rate hike was likely before the end of the year. Read More »

Petr Bosz: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang "very happy" at Borussia Dortmund

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Much like five-goal Aubameyang, winger Christian Pulisic has enjoyed a strong start to the Bundesliga season, starting four of their five matches and scoring twice. "They delayed to send us a written offer, it was a disaster". "As far as Marseille is concerned, it's a historic club and it may be interesting, but I'm not too sure about their project, but it's only a matter of opinion", he added. Read More »

Russian Federation and China urge 'peaceful' solution with North Korea

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USA ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said President Donald Trump's " fire and fury " comment last month about North Korea's nuclear program was not an empty threat . On Friday, the North also lobbed an intermediate-range missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean for the second time in under three weeks. "With its Friday missile launch, Pyongyang wanted to give the impression that sanctions will not work", it said in an editorial. Read More »

At the UN, Secretary Tillerson Meets His Iranian Counterpart

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Agree or disagree with the deal, it required extensive diplomatic work as President Obama was able to pull together an unlikely coalition of diplomats from Britain, Russia , China, France and Germany to impose worldwide sanctions and extract substantial concessions from Iran . Read More »

Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decision

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Trump is due to report to the US Congress on Oct 15 on whether or not he believes that Iran is in compliance with the nuclear deal. "The world will have lost a great opportunity, but such unfortunate behavior will never impede Iran's course of progress and advancement", Rouhani said . Read More »

Trump's 'foolish' comments on Iran rooted in United States defeats in West Asia

During his speech at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump accused Iran of engaging in "destabilizing activities" in the region. Under the deal, Iran agreed to curb its atomic program in return for easing economic sanctions. "That foolish, extremely ugly and disgusting speech by the United States president, with its gangster and cowboy language fraught with sheer lies, stems from their fury, frustration and light-headedness", the Leader said. Read More »

Scaramucci: Bannon Has 'Tendencies' Toward White Nationalism

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He also faced questions about the fierce criticisms he had for Trump before falling in line behind the 2016 GOP nominee. Scaramucci was sacked after a 10-day stint as communications director after he excoriated then-White House chief strategist Bannon in a phone call to New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza. Read More »

North Korea bomb would be 'crazy': Joyce

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The measures also ban ships and aircraft which have visited North Korea from entering the United States for 180 days. He also said he would "tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire ". Japan has been subject to two North Korean missile test flyovers in recent weeks. Trump on September 19 called on members of the UN General Assembly to take a harder line against threats posed by North Korea , referring to Kim as " Rocket Man " and saying he was on a "suicide mission". Read More »

GOP goes for hail Mary on another bad health care bill

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The Graham-Cassidy effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act "threatens to make health care unaffordable and inaccessible for millions of older Americans", the AARP report said . The GOP health care plan is a joke, amusing man Jimmy Kimmel claims . "The current bill isn't repeal". On Oct. 1, the start of a new fiscal year, the threshold reverts to 60 votes - an impossible hurdle since there are 52 Republicans and the Democratic caucus is solidly opposed to GOP healthcare plans. Read More »