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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte keen on Italy return


ANTONIO CONTE has cast doubts over his Chelsea future by admitting: I won't stay overseas for too long. Speaking on Radio Anch'io Sport , Conte was asked about defending their title this season. I don't know when but that is the goal . Today you are in one place and tomorrow in another. After a tough summer and a tough start to the season which saw a feud with Diego Costa dominate the talk surrounding Chelsea, a loss to Arsenal in the Community Shield, an opening day defeat at home ... Read More »

Two Vietnamese fishermen dead in Philippine navy chase


The foreigners also fought naval authorities, prompting the navy to fire back. Navy personnel fired warning shots, but the boat continued to flee, at which point warning shots were fired "toward the vessel", the report said. No contraband was found on the boat, the report said. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said the Philippines would conduct a "fair and thorough" investigation into the deaths of the Vietnamese, according to a foreign department statement. Read More »

Japanese PM Abe says election won't distract him from tackling North Korea


Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today declared the time for dialogue with North Korea is over and rallied behind a USA warning that "all options" are on the table. But he was given a lower house seat in the southern Kanto bloc through proportional representation. However, a massive 42.2% of respondents said they had not decided who to vote for, setting the ground for a potential swing against Abe. Read More »

Projected tracks continue to keep Hurricane Maria offshore


Typically, we would expect a hurricane passing over or near Cape Hatteras to swirl down cooler air with its counterclockwise flow, but in this case, the warm high pressure is building north and northwest of us, so the source of cooler air in Canada is cut off. Read More »

Stephen Curry Responds To President Trump's Tweet: 'It's Not What Leaders Do'

Donald Trump has rescinded Stephen Curry's invitation to the White House even though the National Basketball Association superstar already said he did not want to visit. If not, you're fired . "Find something else to do!" Trump , who once owned the New Jersey Generals of the US Football League, said those players are disrespecting the American flag and deserve to lose their jobs. Read More »

Trump issues new travel ban for EIGHT countries


On Sunday Evening, the Trump administration released their new proclamation announcing new travel ban on 8 countries replacing the previous 90-days travel restrictions . The White House also hailed the proclamation as "aimed at creating - for the first time in history - minimum requirements for global cooperation to support visa and immigration vetting and adjudications for individuals seeking entry to the United States". Read More »

Mulayam Singh Yadav rubbishes rumours of forming new party


The present Lok Dal chief Sunil Singh was likely to meet Mulayam here on Monday. He further mentioned that "My blessings are always with Akhilesh as a father, but I do not agree with his decisions". Shivpal, Akhilesh and Ramgopal Yadav, who is also the SP national general secretary, are members of the trust. The Lok Dal had even offered party presidentship to him. Read More »

Iran 'successfully' tests ballistic missile with 1200 mile range

President Trump told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that Iran was building its missile capacity and accused it of exporting violence to Yemen, Syria and other parts of the Middle East. Iran frequently calls for the death of both America and Israel. The nuclear deal between Iran and world powers does not strictly prohibit Iran from developing missiles but after the deal came into effect last year, the U.N. Read More »

Facebook withdraws plan for new class of shares giving Zuckerberg control

According to a report in The Washington Post late on Sunday, in November a year ago, Obama made a personal appeal to Zuckerberg to take the threat of fake news and political disinformation seriously. "I don't want anyone to use our tools to undermine democracy", Zuckerberg said in a video. The company would strengthen the ad review process for political ads. Read More »

West Bengal: Senior Trinamool Congress leader & MP Mukul Roy to quit party


As per various media reports, Roy had been travelling to Delhi quite frequently since the last few days and meeting senior BJP leaders. "With a heavy heart I am announcing that I will resign from the party's working committee today". He will be resigning from his Rajya Sabha seat as well as the primary membership of the party. "I am not leaving my party. But I would like to mention that the people of Bengal don't like political controversies during Durga Puja,". Read More »

Bali volcano eruption fears spark exodus of more than 35000


The number Sunday from a disaster emergency task force is more than double previous estimates. Mount Agung , about 75 kilometres from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been rumbling since August and officials have recommended that people stay at least nine kilometres away from the crater. Read More »

Japan's Abe poised to call snap election


North Korea fired a missile on Friday that flew over Hokkaido in northern Japan and landed far out into the Pacific Ocean, according to Japanese and South Korean officials, further ratcheting up tensions in the region. President Ronald Reagan, one of Trump's heroes. The move, however, has drawn staunch criticism from opposition parties. Abe said he wanted to create a "regulatory sandbox system" in Japan, allowing entrepreneurs to start new businesses without conforming to existing ... Read More »

N. Korea Holds Massive Anti-US Rally in Pyongyang


Air Force B-1B bombers and F-15 jets, flying in worldwide waters, carried out a show of force Saturday off the coast of North Korea aimed at countering what the Pentagon called Pyongyang's " reckless behavior ". "This mission is a demonstration of United States resolve and a clear message that the president has many military options to defeat any threat", Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said. Read More »

Treasury chief: First Amendment for players _ off the field


In a Sunday interview, Mnuchin suggested players who kneeled during the anthem not only disrespected the military but the country too. When ABC reporter Martha Raddatz asked Mnuchin if the issue at stake was football players' First Amendment rights, Mnuchin replied, "No, it's not". Read More »

Iran nuclear deal 'not much of an agreement'


Trump said in a tweet posted late on September 23. State broadcaster IRIB showed footage of the missile test. The news of the test comes just hours after Iran's Revolutionary Guard unveiled the missile during a military parade in Tehran . Read More »

Jared Kushner reportedly used a private email account for White House business


The attorney said Kushner, a key aide to Trump, uses his White House address to discuss White House and that any non-personal emails have been forwarded to his official account and preserved. During the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly and aggressively attacked Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state. Read More »

Senator John McCain Says He Won't Support Republicans' Healthcare Bill


The Graham-Cassidy bill would repeal major pillars of former President Barack Obama's law, replacing them with block grants to states to design their own programs. President Trump , Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan and the plan's sponsors support it because they're concerned about Republican donors getting their promised tax cut. Read More »

Patriots CEO Robert Kraft responds to President's National Football League comments


Following President Donald Trump's fiery remarks on NFL players who choose to kneel during the national anthem , his comments referring to said players as "sons of bitches" who should be fired was met with a world of backlash. L attendance and ratings are WAY DOWN. Find something else to do! Kaepernick has been scrutinized since last season, when he made a decision to kneel or sit during each game's national anthem in protest of social injustices in America. Read More »

Trump issues travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in expanded ban


The addition of North Korea and Venezuela broadens the restrictions from the original, mostly Muslim-majority list. The Supreme Court hearing is scheduled for October. But some were either unable or unwilling to give the United States what it needed, officials said. The administration has argued the ban was necessary to give it time to complete a thorough review of screening procedures and information sharing to make sure that those who enter the country don't pose a safety risk. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn highlights SSI closure in European Union single market position


Labour councillor Dr Beccy Cooper was left "delighted" after a surprise visit from the leader of the Labour Party . His party is now polling higher than Prime Minister Theresa May's governing Conservatives , unthinkable only a year ago when Corbyn had just won a leadership battle sparked by MPs angry at his lukewarm campaigning to stay in the European Union. Read More »

People flee homes and hotels as quake aftershocks hit Mexico


Geological Survey is that a magnitude 5.7 natural disaster hit near the coast of Chiapas, in southern Mexico . Nataniel Hernandez said by phone from Tonala, in the southern state of Chiapas, which was also hit hard by the earlier quake, that it was one of the strongest aftershocks he has felt. Read More »