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Trump Says 'Puerto Rico' With Spanish Accent Three Times In A Row

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Trump then repeated what he said with no accent, "And we also love Puerto Rico ". Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands were walloped last month by Hurricane Maria and are struggling to recover. They are great, great people'. Someone else added: 'Watching Trump mispronounce #PuertoRico in a "funny" way as he lies about his admin efforts there on live TV is painful'. Read More »

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta signs lifetime contract

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Double defeat to Real Madrid in the Spanish Supercopa was another ominous sign, while Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu was hit with the possibility of a censure motion led by former election hopeful Agusti Benedito. One to shun the spotlight, Iniesta tends to do his talking on the pitch as a fundamental figure in Barca's most successful ever era. Now, with Andres Iniesta having extended his contract on Friday, all that is required to complete an autumn of renewal is the signature of ... Read More »

Mahatma Gandhi assassination: SC appoints amicus curiae on plea seeking reprobe

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During the hearing, which lasted about 15 minutes, the apex court was initially of the view that "nothing can be done in law" in the case which has been decided long ago. However, the prosecution made no mention of Reiner in the Gandhi murder trial, Phadnis said, adding that he was yet to get a document he had sought from the United States national archives to bolster his assertion that further probe was necessary. Read More »

Italy held by Macedonia 1-1, nearly into World Cup playoffs

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Italy finally were handed the lead just five minutes before the interval, as Chiellini tapped home after pouncing on Ciro Immobile's clever assist. And the Italian icon unveiled the ultimate mural on Wednesday in Torino ahead of Italy's crunch World Cup qualifier with Macedonia. Read More »

United States lifts Sudan economic and trade sanctions

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The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because Congress has yet to be notified. And she cited what she said was Khartoum's sustained commitment to "improve humanitarian access throughout Sudan and maintain cooperation with the United States on addressing regional conflicts and the threat of terrorism". Read More »

Erdogan says Turkey will soon close Iraq border and air space

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Iraqi forces have reclaimed the town of Hawijah from the Islamic State , Iraq's prime minister said Thursday, though fighting continued in pockets of the last significant urban territory controlled by the militant group. What has sparked the stand-off is a referendum held in Iraqi Kurdistan on Sept 25 in which the region's inhabitants voted to break away from Baghdad . Read More »

Trump visits Las Vegas, avoids gun control talk

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A gunman on the 32nd floor of a hotel fired on an outdoor concert audience. "But that won't be to compensate the 59 peoples" lives". The White House statement says Trump "welcomed" Pena Nieto's "expression of thanks" for USA help after Mexico's recent natural disaster. Read More »

Bergdahl Expected to Plead Guilty to Desertion, Misbehavior

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The Army soldier who was held captive in Afghanistan after leaving his station is expected to plead guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Bergdahl had previously defended deserting his post as he was attempting to "draw attention" to what he believed were abuses within his unit and the military. Read More »

Momentum builds for bump stock ban

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The prospect of tighter gun laws got a significant boost last night when the National Rifle Association called on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives "to immediately review whether these devices comply with federal law". Read More »

United Nations blacklists Saudi-led alliance for Yemen child deaths

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For the past several years ISIS has criticized Saudi Arabia, accusing the kingdom of deviating from Islamic law and defending the interests of the United States , which is their enemy. The blacklist also named the Houthi rebel group - also shamed a year ago - as being responsible for the killing or maiming of 414 children. The report - produced by United Nations children and armed conflict envoy Virginia Gamba and issued in Guterres' name - does not subject those listed to any United ... Read More »

SC declines petition on delaying poll symbol hearing

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In an interim order in March this year, the Commission had barred the then rivals-Mr Palaniswami and Mr Panneerselvam- from using the party's name or its election symbol in the RK Nagar assembly by poll necessitated due to demise of Jayalalithaa. Read More »

Three men arrested in alleged ISIS-inspired plot targeting New York City

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Justice Department Friday. El Bahnasawy allegedly traveled to New Jersey to carry out the attacks, purchased bomb-making materials and helped rent a cabin for building the devices, the news release said. He said he and his co-conspirators should "walk in with guns in our hands". "I wanna kill. them in thousands" he allegedly told the undercover. El Bahnasawy was arrested in May 2016 and pleaded guilty this past October to seven terror-related charges, including conspiracy to use weapons ... Read More »

First women fighter pilots by year-end: IAF chief

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The IAF chief pointed out in the current geo-political scenario the possibility of a two-front war with China and Pakistan was remote, but that didn't mean the force won't prepare for such a contingency. But it does not mean that we can not fight a two-front war with the existing strength. The IAF now has 33 fighter squadrons against authorised strength of 42. Read More »

Las Vegas gunman scouted venues in Boston, Chicago, investigators say

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This threat has been talked about for a long time by many security and police professionals, but we were lucky so far. "Where there is now no credible threat to Fenway Park according to public safety agencies, the Red Sox have been working with city, state, and federal officials on increased security measures for postseason games at Fenway Park". Read More »

In Virginia gov's race, Trump tweets support for Gillespie

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Born Sept. 13, 1959, Northam grew up on the Eastern Shore, Virginia and worked on the Chesapeake Bay, before he attended Virginia Military Institute, where he was President of the Honor Court. Gillespie had been criticized as his claims were proved wrong and were labeled "misleading" by the non-partisan FactCheck.org. Trump's tweet on Thursday also appeared to be the same lines. Read More »

Pentagon IDs Green Berets Killed in Niger

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The two injured United States soldiers had been evacuated to the Landstuhul Regional Medical Centre in Germany and were in a stable condition, it added. Their primary mission is to support local forces fighting extremist groups, including Boko Haram and al-Qaida in the Maghreb, who operate in the region. Read More »

Tourists Pay Tribute to Las Vegas Victims

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A man reportedly drove from Chicago to set up 58 crosses on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip, one for each of the victims who died Sunday night's mass shooting. He is writing the victims' names and posting photos on the crosses as well. 20 years and 20,000 crosses later, he's not sure how he's kept up. The crosses are now on display with photos of the victims and their name at the Welcome to Las Vegas sign which is located on Las Vegas Boulevard, just south of where Sunday's events ... Read More »

Packers: Rookie running back Aaron Jones quickly impressed Aaron Rodgers

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More recently the Packers have beaten the Cowboys in the playoffs twice in the last four years and have won eight of the last 12 meetings. The absence of defensive backs Nolan Carroll and Chidobe Awuzie didn't help either. The Cowboys offense has yet to replicate the success they had last season. The Lions back in 2015 snapped a 24-game losing streak when playing against the Packers in Green Bay , if the Lions did it maybe there's hope for the Bears. Read More »

British author wins 2017 Nobel prize in literature

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The award of the 9 million crown ($1.1 million) prize marks a return to a more mainstream interpretation of literature after it went to the American troubadour Dylan, a decision that critics said snubbed more deserving writers. Sara Danius, permanent secretary of the academy, described Ishiguro's writing as a mix of the works of Jane Austen and Franz Kafka. The Nobel Prize was named after inventor Alfred Nobel and has been given out since 1901 for individuals who have made great ... Read More »

Trump DOJ and HHS Issue Major Religious Liberty, Pro-Life Protections

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The guidance mirrors Christian fundamentalist request for the freedom to discriminate. Sessions says he will reinvigorate "Project Safe Neighborhoods", a program that has been successful in bringing together all levels of law enforcement to reduce violent crime and make neighborhoods safer for everyone. Read More »