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Bowe Bergdahl Says Returning to US Was as Tough as Captivity

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Rather than rip apart Bergdahl's desertion, then-President Barack Obama's controversial release of the "Taliban Five" in exchange for his release, and defend the USA military, let's just let Donald Trump Jr. But his lawyers have asked to have the case dismissed in light of Trump's remarks during an impromptu news conference Monday that "people have heard my comments in the past" about Bergdahl. Read More »

Typhoon Lan latest: WATCH Storm 'bigger than Japan' to hit Tokyo rush-hour

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Heavy rain and powerful winds are expected to lash large areas of Japan on Sunday as a strong typhoon sweeps ashore, possibly hindering voter turnout in a national election. Several small landslides had occurred and rivers were rising dangerously close to the top of their banks in several parts of the country. More than 300 flights were cancelled and rail services were interrupted in southern and western parts of the country. Read More »

Trump on North Korea: 'We're Prepared for Anything'

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Former President Jimmy Carter said in a recent interview that he does not believe Russian Federation stole the election from former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonChris Murphy's profile rises with gun tragedies DNC, RNC step up cyber protections Gun proposal picks up GOP support MORE in 2016. Read More »

New poll shows most Americans are against Trump's decision regarding Iran deal

But the measure, obtained by The Associated Press, could still end up derailing the agreement by holding Iran to a series of requirements not previously agreed to when the deal was forged by the USA and other world powers two years ago. But they can not visit locations that the Iranians call military sites. The U.S. and other Western countries began to be convinced that the program was geared towards nuclear weapons, although the Iranians insisted it was peaceful. Read More »

Hina and Arshi lock horns in a fight

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These members are asked to slip into the BB 11 's inmates character and then act and talk like them. All the contestants give position according to their mindset which also creates some disputes. Stay tuned to Business Of Cinema.com for more updates on Bigg Boss 11! Five contestants - Hina Khan, Puneesh Sharma, Akash Dadlani, Sapna Choudhary and Luv Tyagi - have been nominated for eviction in the third week. Read More »

Officer shot, killed at domestic call in northeast Ohio

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The Trumbull County Homicide Task Force and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation are assisting Girard Police Department with the investigation. Leo was a five-year veteran of the department. Arron Wayland, who lives across the street from the home, told the affiliate that he witnessed the shooting. "Out of nowhere, one shot rang out", said Wayland. Read More »

Labour MP Clive Lewis apologises for b**** comment

Mr Lewis reportedly directed the comments at actor Sam Swann, who told the Independent the incident - which took place at a Momentum event - was "clearly jovial". 'Perhaps I'll bring them to work on Monday'. The remark was made at an event during The World Transformed festival - Momentum's alternative to September's Labour party conference in Brighton. Read More »

Murphy gets to campaign with Obama. Guadagno's not impressed

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Addressing a cheering crowd in Newark, New Jersey, Mr Obama said: "What we can't have is the same old politics of division that we have seen so many times before, that dates back centuries". The former president said the ad, which unfairly accuses Northam of enabling the predominantly Latino gang and its violent actions, "sounds like a fib". Read More »

PH military confirms Malaysian IS leader killed in Marawi

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Mahmud is a former lecturer in Islamic studies at the University of Malaya who joined Islamic State and then travelled to the Philippines to link it up with the Abu Sayyaf and Maute militant groups. The Philippines estimates the rebuilding of areas battered by months of government air strikes could cost at least 50 billion Philippine pesos ($971 million). Read More »

Friday forecast: Sunny and clear, high 77

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Showers diminish later in the evening, making way for lovely weather . Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Though, you'll also notice more clouds in the sky in the afternoon. Tuesday: 20 percent chance of showers after 1 pm. Mostly sunny - high near 66. Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 45. Lows in the mid to upper 40s. Read More »

Drug mule Cassie's prison sentence revealed

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A Bogota court on Friday heard both the defence and prosecution agree to the terms of the deal, with a judge retiring to consider it, and expected to announce a decision on November 1. Locked phone the key to freedom? "I had outstanding bills, I suppose I took the risk", she said. The embattled Aussie also claims a "mastermind" named Angelo threatened to kill her family if she didn't carry out the task, stating he sent her pictures of her mum, sister and fiancé via Whatsapp - evidence ... Read More »

Substitute teacher placed duct tape on mouths of elementary school students

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Students who had their mouths duct taped were treated by a school nurse. School administrators in Killeen said the teacher covered students' mouths with duct tape. "The leadership of Maxdale Elementary School and Killeen ISD are deeply saddened by this event ", Abbott said. Parents of students at the school were informed. Read More »

Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) Short interest grew by 22.59% - Shares Trading Down

The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.1 on October 20, reaching $16.27. It has underperformed by 27.56% the S&P500. About 5,088 shares traded. 04/15/2016 - Unilever PLC had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Beaufort Securities. Ronna Sue Cohen downsized its stake by shedding 2,080 shares a decrease of 4.0% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. The stock of Unilever plc (ADR) (NYSE:UL) has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, February 27 by Bank of America. Read More »

Body Found in Search for Girl Missing After Milk Punishment

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When he didn't find her he went inside to wait for daylight to continue searching, or for her to return on her own. Sherin has been missing since October 7 after, according to her father, she was sent outside at around 3 a.m.as punishment for not drinking her milk. Read More »

Morocco summons ambassador over Algerian FM's remarks

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Speaking to African business leaders, Messahel accused Royal Air of Maroc of "carrying more than just passengers on the airline" to sub-Saharan Africa , in the latest war-of-words with the country's neighbour. These remarks were squarely denounced by Moroccan authorities, who pointed out that the Algerian Minister showed lack of knowledge regarding the Moroccan banking system and the rules of the global civil aviation. Read More »

Police Divers Find Fishing Trawler After Sinking Off Queensland Coast

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Police divers have found no trace of four men, lost at sea when their fishing trawler overturned, after searching the sunken wreckage off the Queensland coast. "We know what happened with the vessel turning over and sinking". "(Mr McDornan) was unsure they had not escaped the way he had. However, the dive team was confident it had cleared the site and the time-frame for survival - whether inside the boat or in the water - had expired some time ago. Read More »

Trump Outed on Lie That Renoir Painting Resides in Trump Tower

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He says he was told by Mr Trump "You know that's an original Renoir" to which Mr O'Brien responded " Donald it's not". "Donald, it's not. I grew up in Chicago, that Renoir is called 'Two Sisters on the Terrace, ' and it's hanging on a wall at the Art Institute of Chicago", O'Brien recalled telling Trump. Read More »

Sushma Swaraj to meet Bangladesh PM in Dhaka today

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday started her 2-day visit to Bangladesh, where is scheduled to take part in 4thmeet of India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) and will meet high government and political leaders. Read More »

Nalanda: Man thrashed, forced to spit, lick saliva as punishment

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Mahesh Thakur, a barber by profession, allegedly tried to enter an important man's house without knocking on the door Wednesday evening. In a video which has appeared on the social media, Thakur can be seen kneeling down and licking his own spit off the ground before getting thrashed with slippers by the women. Read More »

What is PM Modi's 'dream project' Ro-Ro ferry service: 10 points

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EPC Constructions India is a subsidiary of Essar Projects Ltd, said. While addressing a public meeting here in Bharuch district, Prime Minister Modi said, "Our mantra is P for P- ports for prosperity". "This project is a gift to the nation". "It is a landmark project not only for India but also for the entire South-East Asia". Once services commence, the ferry is expected to do four round trips every day. Read More »

Ji surges clear in Taiwan

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LPGA Tour veteran Jenny Shin, who started the final round tied for second, struggled with the conditions and fell into a tie for 14th after a 73. "When I was on 17 tee I said I want to finish with two birdies, and I was able to do that". Ji is also the 11th different South Korean victor this season, joining Jang Ha-na, Amy Yang, Park In-bee, Lee Mi-rim, Ryu So-yeon, Kim Sei-young, Kim In-kyung, Park Sung-hyun, Lee Mi-hyang and Ko Jin-young. Read More »

Trump Vows 'Biggest' Tax Cuts in History After Passage of Budget Resolution

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At the same time, by agreeing to the massive tax cut, Senate Republicans have officially moved the party far away from its promised goal of ensuring that the tax plan would not add to the deficit. A Florida senator is blocking one of President Donald Trump's nominees in frustration over the White House's decision to delay disaster money for the state's citrus growers. Read More »

Putin says Americans don't show Trump enough respect

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Trump was elected by the American people", Putin said Thursday, according to The Hill . Chiesa recalled that Putin specifically "referred to the situation on the Korean Peninsula " during his speech, which Chiesa said is an important sign that Russian Federation is keeping a watchful eye on the situation. Read More »

Minor girl thrashed in Mumbai in public, no onlooker intervenes

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The incident took place on 17 October. The police, who had yesterday arrested and later released Shaikh on bail, took the accused into custody again and said a new charge of molestation under section 354, IPC was against the accused. The passersby did not come to her help before the man had left the scene. The victim suffered a fractured nose after she was hit with a sharp object. Read More »

Sunny, warm and breezy Saturday

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Severe storms with large hail and damaging winds will be possible for mainly areas northeast and east of Abilene. Lows will drop back into the 30s and low 40s by Tuesday night with a few snowflakes still possible the TN/NC line. With the high near Northeast Ohio, the sinking air that results will have a cooking effect at the surface, kicking up temperatures around 10 degrees warmer than normal this time of year. Read More »

Despite Dips Due To Dear Drama, Secret Superstar Is Worth A Watch

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The film is facing a tough competition from Ajay Devgn's Golmaal Again and which is clearly evident on its business. Secret Superstar's main lead is Zaira Wasim and Aamir is in an extended cameo. Secret Superstar has managed to make a total of Rs 14.10 crore in two days. Secret Superstar needs to grow on weekends and hold well on weekdays to have a total to be remembered for. Read More »

Iran vows to accelerate missile programme despite pressures

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Trump also said that he was calling on Congress to address Iran's ballistic missile development program, which United Nations Security Council resolution 2231 " calls on" Iran not to pursue. "I'm sure that ordinary Iranian mothers and fathers wouldn't have blown up a Jewish community center in Argentina filled with little children, because that's what the Revolutionary Guard did", said Netanyahu. Read More »

Bangladesh: External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj to visit Dhaka on Sunday

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During the visit, Sushma Swaraj will lead the Indian delegation to Bangladesh and India Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meeting which will begin at 4:30pm tomorrow at State Guest House Padma. A further three soldiers died after being admitted to hospital with injuries, raising the death toll to six soldiers. According to media, Sawaraj has asked Pakistan to review its stance regarding Kulbhushan Jadhave, an Indian spy agency's agent whose case in International Court of Justice after ... Read More »

Alonso: New contract a long-term deal

This is a fantastic team, full of incredible people, with a warmth and friendliness that I've never experienced elsewhere in Formula One. Alonso missed the Monaco Grand Prix to race at Indianapolis this year but that was fully sanctioned by the team and Honda due to their dismal performance in the Formula One championship. Read More »

Here We Go: Senate Judiciary Will Investigate Clinton-Russia Uranium Corruption

That's your real Russian Federation story". Not a story where they talk about collusion and there was none. Urena then attacked Trump for mentioning the Uranium One deal, and retweeted quotes from a speech by former President George W. Only the president can suspend or block a transaction reviewed by CFIUS. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), the committee chairman, said the Russian acquisition in 2010 of the Uranium One mining giant raised "national security concerns" because it "effectively ... Read More »

Police end investigation of IL woman's freezer death

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Jenkins are especially sad". Lawyers for Kenneka Jenkins' mother say police photographs of the scene of her death "raise more questions than answers". According to the attorneys, the photos show Jenkins' body as it was found September 10 in an unused walk-in freezer at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Latest reports indicated that Crowne Plaza staff originally reviewed exit and entrance surveillance video but analyzed hallway footage afterward. Read More »

Former presidents together tonight for charity concert

Bush and George H.W. Bush for their work in the relief efforts. Both Bushes live in Texas and the 41st president's library and museum is on the A&M campus. Clinton and George W. Bush combined to seek donations after Haiti's 2011 natural disaster. Having so much ex-presidential power in one place is unusual. Read More »

Trump says United Nations boss doing 'very very spectacular job'

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This time the two leaders addressed "issues of common interest", including the reform of the United Nations. 20 de octubre de 2017, 16:53Washington, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump said today that the United Nations has a unique power to unite people, but that potential has not been used as it should for years. Read More »

Treasury refers United Kingdom banks to regulators over alleged South Africa scandal links

The Gupta family, President Jacob Zuma's wives and some of his children are allegedly also part of the list, TimesLive reported. An internal investigation at the Big Four firm's South African unit found "red flags" had been missed in their work for the Gupta family, leading to resignations from most of their senior management team including former chief executive Trevor Hoole. Read More »

MSRTC calls off strike after 4 days of protest

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State transport minister Diwakar Raote told Hindustan Times that the high court held that this strike was illegal. Summary: More than one lakh MSRTC employees went on an indefinite strike from Tuesday, demanding a salary hike in accordance with the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations. Read More »

Three Dead, Search on for Others After Landslide at Malaysia Construction Site

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A Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said at least two people have been rescued. "I am waiting for the arrival of the family members of the other victims", he said when contacted by Bernama , here today. "I was operating the crane when suddenly the earth caved in, " he said. The bodies of two of the victims were found at 10:00am and the rescuers are still trying to extricate the body of another victim that had been found. Read More »

Keep me out of Tipu Jayanti fete: Minister

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While the latter has made it clear he wants no involvement in the event and has requested the government to keep his name out of the invitation cards, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah asserted on Saturday that this could not be allowed. "As part of government, he shouldn't have written it. Invitation (for Tipu Jayanti celebration) will be sent out to all central and state leaders, up to them to accept or reject", Siddaramaiah said. Read More »

Accountability Court indicts Nawaz Sharif in Flagship Investment reference

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Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif was indicted Thursday over allegations that he and his family used offshore holding companies to buy luxury properties in London - charges stemming from the Panama Papers leaks in 2016. But the Supreme Court has ordered the trial to be concluded within six months. "This is injustice at its peak but we will continue to fight it out and prove our innocence", she told the media. Read More »

Director defends anti-GST scenes in Vijay's film

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His remarks came a day after the BJP's state unit made a similar demand, charging the filmmakers with making "incorrect references" about the central taxation regime. India will shine when it speaks". A statement issued by Sri Thenandal Films reads, "We have met senior BJP leaders in person and spoke over the film and told them that the aim of the film is not to hurt anyone". Read More »

Penguins acquire Riley Sheahan from Red Wings

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This trade gives the Wings cap room to be able to afford Andreas Athanasiou, whom they re-signed Friday to a one-year extension following a lengthy holdout. Sheahan had gotten off to a slow start this season as well, with no points in eight games. Matt Puempel has played in 79 career games in the National Hockey League, however he has been with the Rangers AHL affiliate this season. Read More »

Chance of severe weather for much of Oklahoma Saturday

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On Sunday, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is forecast before 8 a.m. Skies will be become partly sunny, then gradually sunny, with a high near 72. The weather service also reports there is limited risk for a tornado after 5 p.m.in eastern Oklahoma and after 11 p.m.in northwest Arkansas. Our free News On 6 weather app is one quick and easy way to make sure you receive timely alerts for your area as severe storms develop. Read More »

CBI to reopen Bofors case, seeks govt's permission

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In a big development, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has sought the government's permission to challenge the High Court's decision in high profile Bofors scandal , The Indian Express reports. Addressing a press conference, Irani had said, "For too long Congress conveniently kept quiet". The CBI said on Wednesday that it would look into the "facts and circumstances" of the Bofors scam mentioned by private detective Michael Hershman, who alleged that the Rajiv Gandhi-led Congress ... Read More »

Texas barge explosion: 1 dead, 2 missing

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No. 255 was on fire and two crewmembers unaccounted for, according to Coast Guard officials. Six crew members were able to safely escape from the tugboat. The fire was extinguished and was being monitored for re-ignition throughout the night, the Coast Guard said in a statement. Officials closed the Port of Corpus Christi pending the stabilization of the barge. Read More »

NOAA releases winter outlook: What's in store for NYC?

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Northwest Alaska may be wetter than usual, while Hawaii has about 40% odds of being drier than usual. La Nina is one of the phases of the El Nino Southern Oscillation, and it occurs when ocean temperatures in the southern Pacific Ocean drop slightly below their average. Read More »

Mugabe WHO appointment unacceptable: Canada PM

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In a new tweet, Tedros Ghebreyesus says that "I'm listening". But Saturday morning, as public disapproval of the decision grew, WHO's director-general said in a tweet he was "rethinking the approach in light of World Health Organization values". Read More »