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Judge rejects motion to clear former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's conviction

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Arpaio announced on Twitter this week that he would take the stage at Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., in support of Omar Navarro , a Republican hoping to unseat Rep. The conviction stemmed from Arpaio's disobedience of a court order to stop his immigration patrols. She continued: "To vacate all rulings in this case would run afoul of this important distinction". Read More »

Malaysia to negotiate with 'Ocean Infinity' to locate flight MH370

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A massive maritime search operation for the plane cleared 120,000 sq km at an estimated cost of about A$200m (£120m; €133m), before it was suspended in January . Mr Chester said he was hopeful but did not want to raise the 'hopes for the loved ones of those on board'. The plane was on its way to Beijing with 239 people on board, with over two-thirds of the passengers Chinese. Read More »

North Korea: Our Nuclear Weapons Aimed At US Alone

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There had been speculation that Choe might meet with former U.S. Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, who was involved in negotiating the Iranian nuclear deal, and Robert Einhorn, a former State Department special advisor on nonproliferation, on the sidelines of the Moscow conference, as she did in May when she met with former U.S. Read More »

Modi celebrates Diwali with LoC troops

On this occasion, there are more senior officers besides Army Chief, Brigade Commander with PM Modi . Modi offered candies and exchanged greetings with jawans. This time also will celebrate Diwali with the soldiers of the country posted on the China border. "And that's why I'm here, as you are my family". Yesterday, President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu had greeted people on the eve of Diwali, stressing the need for celebrating the festival in a "pollution-free ... Read More »

John McCain May Seek Subpoena for Information on Niger Attack

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The Defense Department already has launched a review of the attack, looking at why soldiers were susceptible to the ambush attack by fighters affiliated with the Islamic State terror group. At a meeting Thursday of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, Maine independent Sen. "It's because we have oversight of our military", he told reporters, according to CNN . Read More »

Central Intelligence Agency fires bomb-sniffing dog after she lost interest in sniffing explosives

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Not to split hairs, but was Lulu really "dropped" or did she take matters into her own paws? Let's just get this out of the way: There are other matters of effect going on in the world. But not Lulu . Some dogs, like her, make is clear that the issue is not temporary and the job is just not for them. As reported by the Business Insider, it has all worked out well for Lulu , however, despite being fired, as her handler has adopted her and given her a fur-ever home. Read More »

Three killed, one injured in shooting near Colorado State University campus

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Three people, including a female Colorado State University student, were killed in a shooting near the Fort Collins campus early Thursday. "The victims include parties who are both deceased and injured", he said. Police spokesman Matt Johnson that four people were involved in Thursday's shooting, including some who died and some who were wounded. It was not immediately clear whether any students were involved. Read More »

Iraqi Kurds Withdraw to June 2014 Lines as Offensive Continues

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The Iraqi Prime Minister on Wednesday ordered the withdrawal from Kirkuk province of Shiite-led pro-government militias who took part in the successful campaign to expel Kurdish forces from the northern region. The Kurds' long-time big power ally, the United States, also opposed the vote. Abadi spoke on Tuesday, saying he considered the September 25 referendum, in which Kurds voted overwhelmingly for independence despite Baghdad's opposition, "a thing of the past". Read More »

Sanders Responds To Widow Phone Call Uproar

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White House chief of staff John Kelly , in an extraordinary and at times emotional statement on Thursday, explained in detail what happens when a soldier is killed in action. Johnson's widow. "You can always find them, because they're in Arlington National Cemetery". "I said to him, "Sir there's nothing you can do to lighten the burden on these families". Read More »

China tells U.S. to stop being biased

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Tillerson's speech on Wednesday, a rare policy address for America's top diplomat since he took office more than eight months ago, was in keeping with a broader shift on South Asia under which the USA intends to seek India's help more often as a partner in Afghanistan. Read More »

Quebec bans Muslim women full-face veils

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Under the law, which will take effect by July 1, 2018, anyone providing or receiving public services must do so with their face uncovered, unless a cover is needed because of "working conditions or task-related requirements". Hogben said women who wear the niqab or burqa are generally willing to show their faces if it's required, such as at airports or for any other identification purposes. Read More »

Storm Brian named after Atlantic weather bomb forms

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Met Eireann say there is a high risk of flooding over the weekend especially in costal regions with high tides expected. Classified by Met Éireann as a storm earlier on Thursday (19 October), its affects are predicted to be felt all across the United Kingdom with strong winds forecast for Wales, north-west England and most of southern England on the first day of many pupils' half-term holidays. Read More »

Unsafe driving behaviors to address with your teen

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The Bakersfield Police Department wants to draw attention to National Teen Driver Safety Week happening between October 15 and October 21, 2017. Following too closely accounts for a large number of the crashes caused by teens. In 2015, a total of 531 passengers died in passenger vehicles driven by teen drivers. More than half of teen drivers wish they learned more about driving safely on ice, snow, or wet roads. Read More »

OECD suggests "reversing the Brexit process" would boost the United Kingdom economy

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Its report controversially puts the case for a dramatic rethink on the agenda - suggesting halting European Union withdrawal is a route to avoiding that fate. Business investment would seize up if a Brexit deal falters and "heightened price pressures" would "choke off" private consumption. At the same time the OECD says Scotland could vote to remain in the European Union with another referendum, the Northern Ireland peace process could be threatened by a "hard border" with the Irish ... Read More »

Himachal Pradesh Elections 2017: BJP releases a list of 68 candidates

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Only Mahendra Kumar of the BJP from Dharampur and Ram Lal Thakur of the Congress from Naina Devi could file their nominations on the second day before the formal declaration of their names by their parties. Singh passed away in May this year.The Congress has fielded all its senior state leaders for the election. Dhumal and Union minister J P Nadda are seen as two most likely choices for the post of chief minister if the saffron party comes back to power in the Congress-ruled state. Read More »

Roy Moore: NFL Protesters Are 'Breaking the Law'

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If we don't respect the law, what kind of country are we going to have? "I'm surprised that no one brought this up". "But this is law". "In an interview with Time magazine , Moore said that NFL players are violating a section of federal law that establishes the "Star's Spangled Banner" as the national anthem, and details proper respectful conduct during its performance". Read More »

Thousands of Rohingya refugees stranded near Bangladesh-Myanmar border

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Myanmar's military has said it launched clearance operations in response to terrorist attacks, but the United Nations and others have said Myanmar's response was disproportionate. It said the council should explore options for bringing the perpetrators to justice under worldwide law if Myanmar authorities do not act swiftly. The United States is watching the humanitarian disaster unfolding inside Myanmar and will not be silent in the face of mounting atrocities, Secretary of State Rex ... Read More »

At least seven martyred, 22 injured in Quetta truck bombing

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Earlier today, at least seven people, including five security personnel, were martyred as an explosion ripped through a police truck in Quetta . According to reports, a roadside bomb exploded just as a police vehicle carrying 35 police personnel was passing from Sariab Mill area on the Quetta-Sibbi Road. Read More »

Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Campos resurfaces on Ellen DeGeneres show

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He realized he had been shot when he lifted his pant leg and saw blood. But instead of reporting on his radio that he was shot, he took his cell phone to avoid disturbing or radio traffic of his colleagues. In the photo, Campos holds a cane while sitting next to Schuck. However, Hickey said on Friday that he received a text the night before saying Campos had been taken to a UMC Quick Care location. Read More »

Three workers dead in ammonia leak

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Fernie Mayor Mary Giuliano said Wednesday the city is not identifying those who died in order to respect the wishes of their families, but described two of them as local residents and the third as an out-of-town contractor. Families and friends are grieving, and our hearts are with them. "Tragedies like this force us to underscore our commitment to ensure that B.C. families can rely on safe workplaces". Read More »

The Tragically Hip's Gord Downie Dies Aged 53

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The fund offers grants up to $10,000 to grassroots projects working to further Indigenous rights. Upon the announcement, the band revealed they were planning to touring with Downie one final time: "What we in The Hip receive, each time we play together, is a connection; with each other; with music and it's magic; and during the shows, a special connection with all of you, our incredible fans". Read More »

Kenya Election Commissioner Flees Country Few Days To Polls

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The Supreme Court on September 1 ordered the IEBC to carry out repeat poll after annulling the presidential owing to "irregularities and illegalities" undertaken by officials. Akombe had in a statement from NY stated that she had resigned in what she termed as the IEBC's failure to meet the basic expectations of a credible election. Read More »

European Union calls on Israel to stop plans for new West Bank settlements

Trump has also said he is seeking to restart peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, which have been frozen since a US-led initiative collapsed in 2014. Prominent members of Netanyahu's coalition openly oppose the idea of a Palestinian state and advocate annexing most of the West Bank. Israeli anti-settlement watchdog Peace Now detailed the project's plans in an area of Hebron where the settlers live and its web site showed a graphic of what the prospective four-storey, stone-clad ... Read More »

Gujarat elections a contest between dynasty and development: Narendra Modi

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He said the Congress government of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot opposed the water supply to North Gujarat . " Rahul Gandhi has not been able to get a collectorate office made in Amethi and is questioning our work in Gujarat ", the BJP President said, claiming that the "anti-development" Congress would be uprooted from Gujarat in the upcoming polls. Read More »

Congress clarification on Iran nuclear deal could be positive: Total CEO

President Trump also accused Iran of "destabilising activities" in Syria, Yemen and Iraq, and imposed sanctions on the powerful Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC). "While the United States government continuously is acting against the Iranian nation with imposing new sanctions and creating economic difficulties, against Iraqis and Syrians with growing terrorism, against Yemeni people with bombarding them, and against the people of Bahrain with supporting dictators, they label Iran as a ... Read More »

Shooting in Harford County business park

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Maryland State Police released an image of Radee Labeeb Prince, 37, who is suspected in the shootings. Two other people were wounded in the shooting and were listed in critical condition. "There's an individual out there on the loose who committed one of the most heinous acts we've ever seen in our county, certainly we consider him armed and unsafe", Gahler told reporters. Read More »

Celtics forward Hayward suffers horrifying leg injury

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Be mad". The best part of the game - the Celtics comeback - makes Hayward's injury even tougher to take. "When you wake up you will think it was just a nightmare only to realize it's all too real". Cleveland superstar LeBron James tried to break up the play. Hayward's leg twisted underneath him as he came back to the floor. Hayward was stretchered off with his left leg immobilized from foot to thigh, sitting up on the stretcher as he was carried off. Read More »

Gov. Scott defends emergency order for white nationalist speech at UF

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Return of the Nazis: Florida Governor Rick Scott declares a state of emergency ahead of planned rally featuring white nationalist leader Richard Spencer . Gov. Scott released a statement saying in part that Florida has zero tolerance for violence and public safety is always the No. 1 priority. "Law enforcement is going to be well-prepared", Bondi said. Read More »

Runaway Cow On The Loose In Brooklyn's Prospect Park

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Add New York as an interest to stay up to date on the latest New York news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The cow was then clipped by a auto before running into the park. This time, animal control officials tranquilized the cow and took it away to an unknown location, ABC7 reported . No one knows for sure how the bull got loose in the first place or where it came from. Read More »

Sri Lanka Agree to Play T20I in Lahore; Upul Tharanga Pulls Out

The support staff has been asked to individually write a letter to Sri Lanka Cricket CEO Ashley de Silva stating their willingness to tour. "The Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket chose to revise the suspension imposed on Gunathilaka upon consideration of the appeal", Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement. Read More »

Lighthizer Slams Canada and Mexico for Refusing to Accept NAFTA Reforms

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Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland took aim at USA demands for changes to rules of origin, which allow autos and parts to cross borders duty-free under NAFTA . "The key is to remain calm and see if the American government is ready to negotiate", he told Mexican radio. "There is no one trade agreement in the world that has country-specific content". Read More »

Two Chinese nationals indicted in fentanyl trafficking operation

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USA officials would not say if the two traffickers had been arrested or their plants shut by the Chinese authorities. The drug, which is legally prescribed for pain relief, can be highly addictive. Ton, Gomes, and Ghahary are charged with drug trafficking conspiracy in the Zhang indictment. Zhang, along with five Canadians, two people from Florida and New Jersey man, were indicted in North Dakota for conspiracy to import the drugs from Canada and China. Read More »

Sidewalk Labs to help build connected community on Toronto waterfront: Trudeau

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The response represents early thinking about what neighbourhoods of the future could look like ideas we hope will now be shaped by a public conversation that involves all Torontonians. The district is envisioned as an entire mixed-use community for tens of thousands of people centered around advanced technology such as climate-positive energy systems, self-driving transit and economically and environmentally efficient construction methods. Read More »

Syria war: US-backed forces 'control' Raqqa

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The city is also being combed in search of mines, as the situation in Raqqa has been completely controlled by the SDF. Daesh has lost swathes of territory to the SDF and to a rival offensive by the Syrian Army and allied forces this year, and has fallen back to the fertile Euphrates valley area downstream of Raqqa. Read More »

CBCP denies it 'regrets' killing of Hapilon, Maute

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Rumors of Hapilon and Maute's death have periodically circulated in the past but on Monday Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed the latest reports to the Philippine Daily Inquirer. "We will announce the termination of hostilities in a couple of days", Lorenzana added, referring to the months' long siege. Hapilon also had a $5m U.S. Read More »

No drone strike carried out in Kurram Agency: ISPR

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Two alleged drone strikes of the USA military, Tuesday (10/17/2017), have killed 11 people in Pakistan-Afghanistan border following a strike the day before which killed 20 people of the total of 31 death toll over two days. Both officials said the strikes took place on the border with Afghanistan, with part of the compound sited in Afghan territory. "Military operations are being conducted in Khost and Paktia, Afghanistan by Resolute Support Mission ( RSM)/Afghan Forces, opposite Kurram ... Read More »

Rohingya crisis: 582000 fled to Bangladesh since August 25, says UN

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According to TV channel NTV, at least 30 boats carrying Rohingya refugees have floundered in the river, which divides Bangladesh from the western Myanmar state of Rakhine, since August 25, resulting in around 200 deaths. "We walked all the way to this land to save our lives", said Mohammad Shoeb, who arrived at the border with his family on Monday evening. "Twenty-one passengers were rescued, while many others are believed to have gone missing, " the officer said. Read More »