Monday, 22 October 2018
Latest news
Home » World Media

World Media

Supreme Court ruling opens door for legalized sports gambling nationwide

perth_map

Not only does Monday's ruling allow New Jersey to collect taxes on legalize sports gambling, but other states can do so without impunity now, too, and online sports gambling websites are sure to begin seizing on this opportunity. Chris Christie to take the case to the Supreme Court. Today's ruling makes it possible for states and sovereign tribal nations to give Americans what they want: "an open, transparent, and responsible market for sports betting ". Read More »

Iran FM hopeful of forging 'clear future' for nuclear deal

perth_map

President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw his country from the Iran nuclear deal, saying "it was defective at its core" . On May 13 in Beijing, Zarif expressed hope for a "clear future design" for the accord. "It will allow you to make your own positive contribution to help protect Iran's legitimate national interests and peace and stability in the region". Read More »

MI5 chief: Russian Federation could become 'outlaw' due to Skripal case

perth_map

Britain suffered four deadly militant attacks previous year that killed 36 people, the deadliest spate since the London "7/7" bombings of July 2005. That was followed by a suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester which killed 22, and the following month eight people died after three Islamist militants drove into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed people at nearby restaurants and bars. Read More »

Zenit agree Mancini exit as Italy loom

perth_map

Claudio Ranieri, now with French club Nantes, had also previously been mentioned in connection with the job. This month, Italian soccer federation commissioner Roberto Fabbricini said Mancini had held talks with Italian soccer officials but that no deal had been reached. Read More »

US may impose sanctions on European firms working with Iran:Bolton

Iran's ambassador to New Zealand Jalaladdin Namini Mianji told Morning Report New Zealand companies would risk losing trade deals if the country adhered to US President Donald Trump's threat of imposing sanctions. Germany's minister for economic affairs Peter Altmaier said last week that Berlin will try to "persuade the U.S. government to change its behaviour". Read More »

Double amputee Chinese climber scales Mt Everest

perth_map

Xinhua added that the successful expedition comes a day after eight rope-fixing team members reached the summit, opening the climbing route for 2018 - the spring season accounts for 96 percent of all summits on Everest. An Australian climber scaled Mt Everest today completing all the highest peaks in seven continents in 117 days becoming the fastest climber to achieve the feat. Read More »

Man arrested for abusingminor girl in cinema hall

perth_map

Deputy Superintendent of Police Shaji told The News Minute that the woman knew that Kutty was sexually abusing her daughter. According to reports in a leading daily, the incident came to light after a CCTV footage showed that Moitheenkutty was sitting in the between the mother and the daughter when they went to watch a movie at the theatre. Read More »

Baby Food Market to Witness an Outstanding Growth by 2026

perth_map

The Organic Food market analysis is provided for the worldwide market including development history, competitive landscape analysis, and major regions development status. Moreover, the Pet Food Packaging report also entails the market's key strategic developments consisting of research & development, new product launch, acquisitions & mergers, partnerships, agreements, joint ventures & collaborations, and regional growth of key participants in the market on the regional and global basis. Read More »

Romania, present at US Embassy in Jerusalem opening

perth_map

Several European states, such as Germany, Ireland, Malta, Portugal, Poland, Sweden, have declined the invitation to Sunday's relocation of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem for technical reasons or due to their stance on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More »

Will sacrifice for Dalit CM: Sidda

perth_map

He said, "I have seen the exit polls". Though he said he had no objection to a Dalit being made the Chief Minister of Karnataka, Mr. Siddaramaiah made a strong pitch for retaining the coveted post by emphasising the absence of dissidence in the party during his five-year tenure at the helm. Read More »

AMU students urge Kovind to intervene to end Jinnah row

perth_map

When the protesting students approached police demanding action against the armed goons, they were mercilessly beaten by the police. Ansari said the event, including an address by him in the Kennedy Auditorium, was publicly known. The protest by the AMU students against the trespass and violence entered its 11th day on Saturday. A number of students were injured during the lathicharge, Usmani added. Read More »

Officer caught on video appearing to punch teenager in the face

perth_map

Officers from the Wauwatosa Police Department responded to the call, and witness video shows two of them in an altercation with the teen. "When the officer got out of the auto I said 'Stop, ' and got in front of the young man, and next thing you know he's like, 'Let me go!'" Jackson told WAFF . Read More »

Oppn leader slams Sharif's 26/11 remarks

perth_map

To a query on Karnataka exit polls, she said the BJP would form the government in the State. Referring to Nawaz Sharif's statement on the incident, Rehman Malik said: "Such a statement implicating Pakistan amounts to backing United Nations resolution against Hafiz Saeed who was found "not" involved in this attack". Read More »

Rivals of Iraqi PM 'make gains' in vote count

perth_map

Meanwhile, a source with the Al-Wataniya Alliance, which is led by former Vice-President Iyad Allawi, said the alliance was leading in four Sunni-majority provinces. Iraqis voted for rival lists of candidates. Sources said the PUK looked to have won eight seats, well ahead of smaller rivals who had hoped for significant gains from Saturday's vote. Read More »

Thunderstorm, dust storm hit Delhi-NCR region; flights affected

perth_map

Traffic snarls were reported from West Delhi and south west Delhi areas as trees fell on the road. Airline travel in Delhi was changed, together with around 70 flights being diverted from the city's airport terminal on Sunday evening. At least eight people were killed across Kasganj, Agra, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida and Aligarh in the qthunderstorm. Cases of casualty were reported from Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Delhi-NCR. Read More »

Fuel prices revised; petrol, diesel to cost more

perth_map

Diesel prices on 14 May reached Rs66.14 per litre in Delhi, a record high. The Centre's Narendra Modi government had announced it was freezing the prices of petrol and diesel on 1 May even though benchmark global rates have gone up by nearly $2 per barrel. Read More »

IDF: Hamas planning Monday 'massacre' of Israelis, over 100000 rioters expected

perth_map

Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, and Jason Greenblatt, who is assistant to the president and special representative for worldwide negotiations. One of President Donald Trump's most contentious foreign policy projects, the inauguration of a US embassy in Jerusalem, is set to be carried out on Monday even as peace in the Middle East seems more elusive than ever. Read More »

Arsenal must secure away result to send off Arsene Wenger

perth_map

A, for once, positive banner reading "Merci Arsène - #oneArsèneWenger - Arsenal Legend" was flown over the stadium which Wenger evidently saw and waved to the away crowd afterwards. "We have gone through a season of ups and downs but they have always created something special and I would like that to come out in the last game by the way we play it". Read More »

Yates wins Giro stage nine to extend overall lead

perth_map

Nicholas Roche is in 37th overall, more than nine minutes down, while Friday's stage victor Sam Bennett is almost an hour back in 127th place. Yates was part of a five-man group that escaped in the final kilometers of the summit finish and the Mitchelton-Scott cyclist attacked right at the end to edge out Thibaut Pinot. Read More »

Ailing Goa CM Parrikar says he will return in few weeks

perth_map

Ahead of BJP President Amit Shah's meeting with BJP karyakartas in the state, the on Saturday said it was exploring the possibility of filing a petition before the high court challenging the constitutional validity of the cabinet advisory committee (). Read More »

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Colorado Rockies, 5/13/2018 Prediction & Odds

perth_map

The public betting for this game is now unavailable. Jake McGee (0-2) took the loss after giving up a run on three hits with a strikeout in one inning of relief. He has a 4-4 record through eight starts, but has won his last three starts while allowing only 1 run over 20 innings. He comes in 4-4 with a 4.24 ERA, a 1.221 WHIP, 11 walks and 49 strikeouts over 46.2 innings of work this season. Read More »

Disturbance in Southeastern Gulf

perth_map

The NHC now has this system's chances of reaching tropical storm strength (over 39 MPH) at 30% through the next 2 days and a medium chance at 40% over the next 5 days. It remained mostly dry Sunday as high pressure remains in control. "But of course these things could change in time especially since it hasn't really developed yet". Read More »

Fox News Bans Guest Analyst Who Said Torture 'Worked' on John McCain

perth_map

I'm dying, you're dying, we're dying", she said . VRW told the Times that the email was inadvertently sent out by the group's public affairs division. The White House on Friday declined to condemn comments made by a special assistant to President Donald Trump dismissing Sen. "It was obviously someone trying to hurt her", said one White House official. Read More »

Iranian MPs Split on Future Steps over Nuclear Deal

perth_map

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said while the Iran deal was "a flawed agreement" because of a lack of unfettered inspections and other problems, leaving the deal isolates the US and Trump should have extended it for at least another six months to work with allies. Read More »

Modi's temple run in Nepal to influence voters: Congress

perth_map

Meanwhile, amid speculation over the timings of PM Modi's visit, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Saturday said the visit was decided soon after KP Sharma Oli's election as prime minister. This is the third visit of PM Modi to Nepal, and the first high-level visit from India since the formation of the new government in Nepal this year. Read More »

Gaza health facilities brace for protests ahead

perth_map

During his meeting with Nickolay Mladenov, the United Nations coordinator for the Middle East peace process, Lavrov said "this impasse is getting deeper and deeper, especially in light of recent U.S. Egypt opens the crossing from time to time, mainly to allow people in special categories, including medical patients and Gaza residents studying overseas, to leave the territory or return to it. Read More »

USA faces European backlash against Iran sanctions

perth_map

The administration says the lifting of sanctions as part of the nuclear pact had allowed Iran to build up its military, with Trump claiming on Saturday that Tehran's defense spending had risen by 40 percent since 2015. Bolton said on ABC's "This Week". "The policy of the administration is to make sure that Iran never gets close to deliverable nuclear weapons", he added. Read More »

Bear attacks 5-year-old girl in Grand Junction early Sunday morning

perth_map

The child, identified by her father as Kimberly Cyr, had gone outside of her home in East Orchard Mesa in the predawn hours to investigate noises she believed were coming from a dog, her mother told authorities. The mother told wildlife officials the bear released her daughter and ran away after the woman started screaming at it. The bear is now being tracked down by Parks and Wildlife officers and federal wildlife services personnel. Read More »

6 people die after bus falls into deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh

perth_map

The driver was among those killed on the spot. Most passengers in the bus, which was on its way Rajgarh from Manav when the accident happened, were from Rajgarh. Rescuers had a hard time extricating the bodies from the gorge as the bus was badly mangled, unidentified eyewitnesses said. Jain said thirteen persons suffered injuries in the accident, out of which two persons, whose condition is said to be serious, has been referred to IGMC Shimla and PGI Chandigarh for further medical ... Read More »

Iran sentences 8 to death over Islamic State attacks in Tehran

perth_map

Eighteen people died and more than 50 were wounded when suicide bombers and gunmen launched the assault on the parliament and Khomeini's mausoleum in Tehran. The siege lasted for hours, and one of the attackers blew himself up inside, Iran's state TV reported at the time. A further 18 people face trial over the attacks, according to the court's director. Read More »

Man and child injured following aircraft crash in Leinster

perth_map

The remains of the victims are being removed to the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore where a postmortem is due to take place. The Air Accident Investigation Unit has confirmed it is investigating the circumstances of the crash. All 16 made their jump from the craft. There is no confirmation of any deaths at this point in time. Witnesses then saw the aircraft crash shortly afterwards. Read More »

Four children, three adults found dead with gunshot wounds

perth_map

Police believe property owners Mr Miles and his wife Cynda , aged 58, are among the dead at the Forever Dreaming Farm in Osmington , northeast of tourist hub Margaret River . "Only one victim was found outside of buildings", he told reporters in Margaret River . "I can only say at this point in time, we have no information to raise concern about wider public safety issues", Western Australia police commissioner Chris Dawson said. Read More »

Trump's allies encourage him to withdraw from Iran's deal

As that view hinges on Opec reviving output and a limited impact on Iran from United States sanctions, prices could go even higher, it said , becoming the first Wall Street bank to suggest a return to $100. Oil rose to a three-year high after the USA told buyers of Iranian crude they have six months to curb their purchases or face tough penalties. This source had also said the impact of US sanctions on Iranian supplies needed to be assessed first and Saudi Arabia did not expect any ... Read More »

United States and UAE strike deal resolving airline dispute

perth_map

Under the deal, Dubai-based Emirates and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways agreed to voluntarily open up their accounting books by publishing annual financial statements "consistent with internationally recognized accounting standards". Not so, said Scott Reed of the coalition representing the big three US airlines. Qatar, Etihad Airways and Emirates, have denied those accusations. Read More »

Historic Trump-Kim summit set for June 12 in Singapore

perth_map

But both Kang and Pompeo insisted that they agreed on the need for the "total, permanent and verifiable" denuclearization of the divided peninsula. Kim had already revealed plans to shut down the test site by the end of May during his summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in last month. Read More »

Atletico Drag UEFA To CAS Over Simeone Ban

perth_map

Gareth Bale led the way without him, scoring the opening two goals. Atletico Madrid clinched second spot in La Liga and ensured they will finish above Real Madrid for the first time in four years after winning 1-0 at Getafe on Saturday as Villarreal sealed an automatic Europa League spot by beating Deportivo La Coruna 4-2. Read More »

Bolton: US sanctions 'possible' on European firms over Iran

perth_map

Bolton's comments confirmed that after that, Trump is willing to subject them to penalties. In July, Bolton told the Iranian fringe dissident group Mujahedeen Khalq that "the declared policy of the United States should be the overthrow of the mullahs' regime in Tehran". Read More »

Iran foreign minister sets off on tour to save nuclear deal

perth_map

Iran says as far as it's concerned the nuclear deal is not yet dead. Mr Hook argued the US President's decision will stand in the pursuit of a new deal with Iran that will prevent the rogue state developing nuclear weapons. "We will cooperate with other parties to ensure while Iran continues to restrict its nuclear programme its people will benefit from sanction relief". Read More »

White House condemns Iran rocket attacks against Israel

perth_map

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov declined to comment Mr. Kozhin's remarks, stressing that it would be wrong to connect those statements with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Moscow. Sergey Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, another Assad backer, said the Israeli airstrikes were "a very alarming development" and urged both Israel and Iran to refrain from provoking each other. Read More »

Dame Tessa Jowell's career in politics

perth_map

The former Labour cabinet minister, who was diagnosed with brain cancer in May past year, suffered a brain haemorrhage on Friday and had been in a coma until her death on Saturday. She split from her lawyer husband David Mills in 2006 when she admitted being unaware he had paid off part of their mortgage with £350,000 at the centre of a bribery case involving former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. Read More »

Iran may remain part of nuclear accord - Rouhani

perth_map

It will depend on the decision of Tehran to remain in the deal or no deal, Rouhani says. Elsewhere, the Iranian president talked about the Iran nuclear deal which once again made headlines in the wake of USA withdrawal, saying "it is with great pleasure that I can say the Islamic Republic of Iran has lived up to every agreement it has signed, and it is of much regret that the U.S. Read More »

"Congress' Nawaz Sharif Moment": Nirmala Sitharaman On IT Cases Against P Chidambaram

perth_map

Sitharaman also shared her two cents on Nawaz Sharif's explosive interview with Dawn where he claimed that Pakistan could have prevented the 2018 Mumbai terror attack. "I am starting by wondering if for the Congress party, in India, we are seeing a Nawaz Sharif moment, wherein a former minister, a senior one at that, who held very important portfolios such as Finance and Home is being investigated upon for not disclosing his foreing assets, partly or fully, held probably in one country or ... Read More »

President Kovind visits Siachen; lauds soldiers' determination and dedication

perth_map

He later visited Siachen Base Camp, where he paid tributes and laid a wreath at the " Siachen War Memorial" in memory of the who laid down their lives in the line of duty. It is the Base Camp of Indian Army in the Siachen Glacier region, within Indian territory. He spoke about the continuous support and love each and every one of them received from their families, and India as a whole. Read More »

Iran Calls for Clarity Over Nuclear Deal After Talks With China

perth_map

In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with officials and industrialists, at a petroleum conference in Tehran, Iran, May 8, 2018. "China is by far the first economic partner of Iran. We believe that today China is on our side", he said. Political observers point to the timing of the Israeli attack which came right after Trump's withdrawal from the JCPOA, saying it was aimed at complicating the ... Read More »

Nawaz Sharif's interview makes him Pakistan's version of 'anti

perth_map

On May 12, 2918, Sharif publicly acknowledged that militant organisations were active in Pakistan and questioned the policy to allow the "non-state actors" to cross the border and "kill" people in Mumbai , as per a media report. The 2016 Panama Papers leak also revealed that Sharif's family held millions of dollars worth of shares and property in companies in the United Kingdom, and around the world. Read More »