State Dept. Expels 15 Cuban Officials From DC Embassy

Yet U.S. officials said the goal wasn't to punish the communist-run island, but to ensure both countries have a similar number of diplomats in each other's capitals. The expelled Cuban personnel have to leave the United States within seven days, said... More..

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Michael Che of 'SNL' unloads on Trump over Puerto Rico
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Michael Che of 'SNL' unloads on Trump over Puerto Rico

Acting Homeland Secretary Elaine Duke used the phrase Thursday on the White House driveway, saying the federal response to the aftermath of Hurricane Maria is "a good news story" and adding that "the reli...More..

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Trump: 'You're going straight to hell'
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Trump: 'You're going straight to hell'

On Wednesday, President Trump said his administration was looking at a new waiver as an option, but revealed there was pressure not to act on behalf of Puerto Rico. The mayor retorted: "This is, damn it, this...More..

Ivanka Trump, Kushner Had Third Private Email Account
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Ivanka Trump, Kushner Had Third Private Email Account

Kushner's active role in arranging meetings and engaging in diplomacy, both in public and private, coupled with his use of unofficial email, raises questions as to whether any communications regarding represent...More..

Mattis: In US national security interest to stay in Iran deal
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Mattis: In US national security interest to stay in Iran deal

John McCain, the committee chairman, told Mattis. McCain says the Trump administration has failed to inform Congress of the details of the strategy spelled out by Trump. McCain and defense officials, speaking o...More..

Lifetime Oscar Pistorius movie 'horrifies' Steenkamp family and South Africa
by | Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Lifetime Oscar Pistorius movie 'horrifies' Steenkamp family and South Africa

The trailer for the film , which stars German model Toni Garrn as Steenkamp , shows Pistorius and Steenkamp in bed, having arguments before her death and Pistorius opening fire. During his trial, P...More..

Police respond to reports of an active shooter at USC
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Police respond to reports of an active shooter at USC

Shots have reportedly been fired at the University of Southern California , ABC7 tweeted on Monday afternoon. Students took cover until police were able to give them the all clear. She didn't have any addi...More..

Just Gave North Korea a New Internet Connection
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Just Gave North Korea a New Internet Connection

Cyber Command targeted hackers in North Korea's military spy agency and chocked off their internet access by barraging their computer servers with traffic. The news of the support by Russian Federation comes ...More..

TN Man Is First Identified Victim Of Vegas Shooting
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

TN Man Is First Identified Victim Of Vegas Shooting

Parker, a records technician, died in the hospital, police said . No names or details on their positions at the department were being released at this time. "[Mr. Melton] saved my life". As gunfire started rai...More..

Netanyahu: Israel played no role in Kurdish independence vote
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Netanyahu: Israel played no role in Kurdish independence vote

Meanwhile, an official in Iraq's Kurdish region said that Iraqi and Iranian units began exercises at 11 a.m. local time "only 250 meters from the border". The drills will take place at several crossings on Iran...More..

Police Officers Hurt in Catalonia Clashes
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Police Officers Hurt in Catalonia Clashes

President Emmanuel Macron spoke to Rajoy on Monday, with the French presidential office issuing a statement afterward in support of Spain's "constitutional unity" and no comment on the violence of the Spani...More..

Gerard Pique Prepared to Quit Spain Team Amid Independence Debate
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Gerard Pique Prepared to Quit Spain Team Amid Independence Debate

We want to hear from you. Merkel is seen as a key figure in European politics, and is now negotiating with other political parties on ways of forming a new coalition government . Other European leaders hav...More..

Suspects in Kim Jong Nam murder plead not guilty
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Suspects in Kim Jong Nam murder plead not guilty

Huong and Aisyah appeared in a Kuala Lumpur court on Monday, October 2, morning and were in handcuffs and wore bulletproof vests, according to AFP. Siti Aisyah of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam are...More..

Palestinian PM in Gaza in reconciliation effort
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Palestinian PM in Gaza in reconciliation effort

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah (C) speaks in Beit Hanun, in the northern Gaza Strip, on October 2, 2017. Hamas made its dramatic turn towards reconciliation on September 17 after Egypt...More..

BC man among those murdered in Las Vegas shooting
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

BC man among those murdered in Las Vegas shooting

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says 34-year-old Jessica Klymchuk, an Albertan, was among those who died. According to a statement issued by the province , Jordan McIldoon was 23 years old. He was in Las Vegas...More..

Celebrities Tweet Support for Stricter Gun Control Laws
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Celebrities Tweet Support for Stricter Gun Control Laws

And that Silencers, used to protect shooters' hearing, would have caused more deaths. Several lawmakers have since called for Congress to take action on gun violence in the wake of the deadliest mass shooti...More..

At least 11 dead in Damascus bomb attack: monitor
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

At least 11 dead in Damascus bomb attack: monitor

There were also conflicting reports that a vehicle bomb had exploded in front of the station. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday that Syria's war killed at least 3,000 people ...More..

Norwegian to Continue Cuba Cruises After Travel Warning
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Norwegian to Continue Cuba Cruises After Travel Warning

Travel providers note there are no reports of American travelers harmed by the mysterious sonic attacks against USA diplomats and that travel to Cuba by Americans remains legal. Numerous initial reports o...More..

Trump says Puerto Rico mayors 'want everything done for them'
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Trump says Puerto Rico mayors 'want everything done for them'

Almost all of Puerto Rico's 3.4 million residents are without power, and many without cell service, food, or water. "If he asks to meet with me, of course I would meet with him", Cruz said. He has also ma...More..

In September in Syria killed three thousand people
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

In September in Syria killed three thousand people

The group said that "395 including 92 children and 71 citizen women were killed in raids by Syrian and Russian warplanes and by regime's helicopters on several areas of Syria " and "282 including 68 children a...More..

Minors killed and some injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Minors killed and some injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire

The meeting expressed serious concern over the unprovoked Pak shelling on civil population and strongly condemned it. According to The Times of India , firing started on Monday along the border in Poonch dis...More..

US Calls for Action Against Myanmar for 'Brutal' Campaign Against Rohingya Minority
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

US Calls for Action Against Myanmar for 'Brutal' Campaign Against Rohingya Minority

The latest string of violence in Myanmar's northwestern Rakhine state began on August 25 when Rohingya insurgents reportedly attacked various police posts and an army base. Three groups of diplomats were taken ...More..

After Congress's protest, Rahul allowed to visit Amethi
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

After Congress's protest, Rahul allowed to visit Amethi

Gandhi was scheduled to visit Amethi from October 4 to October 6. He said BJP President Amit Shah had been travelling in every nook and corner of the country during festivals, on holidays and on normal da...More..

Tillerson Plays Good Cop on North Korea in Beijing Trip
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Tillerson Plays Good Cop on North Korea in Beijing Trip

Trump, who has lately been deriding North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un as "Rocket Man on a suicide mission" and has often spoken of futility of negotiations with Pyongyang, went on to tell Tillerson: "Save you...More..

Pakistan's ruling party nominates ousted PM Sharif to lead it
by | Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Pakistan's ruling party nominates ousted PM Sharif to lead it

The bill had already been passed by the NA and the Senate - the upper house of the Parliament - but was returned to the lower house for fresh votes on the Senate's amendments. Sharif had appeared before and acc...More..

Under pressure, PM May says she can steer Britain through Brexit
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Under pressure, PM May says she can steer Britain through Brexit

Will the party win the younger vote? Theresa May will attempt to win over younger voters with announcements on tuition fees and home-buying at the Conservative Party conference . The extension is expecte...More..

Ohio State vs. Rutgers 9/30/17
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Ohio State vs. Rutgers 9/30/17

The game will air live on the Big Ten Network. Ohio State is now 4-1 overall and 2-0 in the Big Ten and Rutgers dropped to 1-4 overall and 0-2 in the Big Ten . Barrett has thrown for 966 yards with 1...More..

Alabama 1 of just 4 SEC teams ranked in coaches poll
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Alabama 1 of just 4 SEC teams ranked in coaches poll

Washington (5-0, 2-0) stayed put at No. 6 after a 42-7 win over Oregon State and Utah (4-0, 1-0) stuck at No. 20 after a bye week. The other top game of the week was between USC and Washington State on Frid...More..

Texans Blast Titans 57-14
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Texans Blast Titans 57-14

They are ranked 28th in passing defense, allowing 825 yards and seven touchdowns through the air so far this season. Watson also rushed for 24 yards and a touchdown. Have thoughts on how the Titans and Texans a...More..

Trump's recent tweets supporting Luther Strange deleted
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Trump's recent tweets supporting Luther Strange deleted

Moore also received congratulations from his avid support and Trump's former chief of staff Steve Bannon, who said in a speech during Moore's victory event that the election results would contribute to a popu...More..