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Congress votes for Rahul Gandhi as next party president

Congress votes for Rahul Gandhi as next party president She made a stopover at Rae Bareli, the parliamentary constituency of Congress President Sonia Gandhi , where she interacted with party workers and visited the residence of local BJP legislator Dal Bahadur Kori. He said the party high command is expected to take the decision on the nomination of new GPCC chief in the fortnight. However, whether sitting president of the Congress Sonia Gandhi will... [Full Article...]

Security forces kill three Hizbul terrorists in J&K's Shopian

Security forces kill three Hizbul terrorists in J&K's Shopian Khalid's killing is a shot in the arm for the security forces as he was the operational head of the terrorist outfit in the Valley. He had recently carried out an attack on a Special Police Officer (SPO) and his seven-year-old son at Handwara, they said and added that Khalid was an A++ category top ranking terrorist and carried a bounty of almost Rs 7 lakh on his head. [Full Article...]

Montana breweries awarded at the Great American Beer Festival

Montana breweries awarded at the Great American Beer Festival Copper Club Brewery came to Fruita over three years ago and Daniel Collins has been working on this signature brew, his amber, for more than eight years. Nedloh Brewing Co . of Bloomfield, south of Rochester, for its 5 & 20 IPA in the American-Belgo (Belgian) Ale category. "It legitimizes us and shows our range, that we can go from an American-style lager to a big, hoppy red ale", brewer and co-... [Full Article...]

Iran warns U.S. against listing elite Guards as terrorist group

Iran warns U.S. against listing elite Guards as terrorist group Iran's foreign ministry promised on Monday to give a "crushing" response if the United States' President Donald Trump designated the country's most powerful security force as a terrorist organisation, part of a broader USA strategy on Iran. [Full Article...]

South Korea military: No signs of North Korea provocations for anniversary

South Korea military: No signs of North Korea provocations for anniversary South Korean F-15K fighter jets drop bombs during training at the Taebaek Pilsung Firing Range. South Korea is adding the weapons to its arsenal as part of one of its recently-developed military programs, the so-called "Kill Chain", which aims to detect an imminent missile attack from the North and react with a pre-emptive strike. [Full Article...]

Russia Threatens to Retaliate Against US Media for RT's Targeting

Russia Threatens to Retaliate Against US Media for RT's Targeting The letter from the Justice Ministry is a "tit-for-tat measure for the oppression of the Russian media in the USA", the ministry explained in a statement . He recalled that numerous Russian media were exposed to "unprecedented pressure" which "considerably hinders their operation in a number of Western countries, including the United States ". [Full Article...]

Car Dealership Gives Free Truck to Veteran Who Saved Las Vegas Victims

Car Dealership Gives Free Truck to Veteran Who Saved Las Vegas Victims He loaded the victims with the most serious injuries into a pickup truck and drove them to a nearby hospital, then made two more trips, according to reports. He's more than humbled by the attention - and even shrugs it off, lamenting that he's getting far more credit than others who were just as courageous that night and saying it's hard to accept his status as a "hero". [Full Article...]

Texas Tech University under lockdown after police officer reportedly shot dead

Texas Tech University under lockdown after police officer reportedly shot dead The person shot was a police officer who has died, Lubbock television station KCBD reported. "A shooting has been reported at TTU Police Department". The shooter is still at large. University police requested that students and faculty shelter in place. SWAT team members are now searching for the suspected gunman, identified as freshman Hollis A. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas gunman's nightstand note contained figures for wind, trajectory and distance

Las Vegas gunman's nightstand note contained figures for wind, trajectory and distance In a follow-up claim in the group's newsletter, they claimed Paddock had converted to Islam about six month prior to carrying out the massacre, gave information about the shooting and said Paddock's converted Islamic name was "Abu Abdul Barr al-Amriki". [Full Article...]

UGC Panel Suggests Dropping 'Muslim' From AMU And 'Hindu' From BHU

UGC Panel Suggests Dropping 'Muslim' From AMU And 'Hindu' From BHU Words such as "Hindu" and "Muslim" in names of universities - Banaras Hindu University and Aligarh Muslim University - do not reflect their secular character and should be dropped, a panel of the top education regulator UGC has recommended. [Full Article...]

Mattis to US Army on North Korea: 'Be ready'

Mattis to US Army on North Korea: 'Be ready' The US and its ally South Korea staged drills in September near the heavily-fortified border with North Korea . Secretary Mattis' statements come after President Donald Trump has tweeted that US policy on North Korea has been unsuccessful. [Full Article...]

Saban wants No. 1 Alabama to use win as learning experience

Alabama (6-0, 3-0) had rolled past Vanderbilt and MS by a combined score of 125-3 over the last two weeks, but got much more of a test from the young Aggies. In that regard, if it helps players focus in more the adversity is worth it. Hurts threw for 123 yards and ran for 56. Alabama was also able to neutralize a strong A&M rushing attack, holding the Aggies to a season-low 71 yards - a me... [Full Article...]

Iceland become smallest country to qualify for World Cup

Iceland become smallest country to qualify for World Cup After reaching the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 in the debut at a major tournament, Iceland now have their first ticket to a World Cup , and will be the smallest nation based on population ever to compete in the finals. Serbia also qualified for the World Cup for the second time since becoming an independent nation in 2006. Elsewhere, Serbia qualified directly for the World Cup with a 1-0 w... [Full Article...]

Duterte losing favour amid drug killings, wealth allegations

Duterte losing favour amid drug killings, wealth allegations Lawmakers weighed in on the slide in President Rodrigo Duterte's net satisfaction and trust ratings, with critics describing this as a wake-up call for him to put the brakes on his war on drugs. " Marami nang Pilipino ang natatakot na maging (A lot of Filipinos are scared to be a) collateral damage ng (of the) drug war", the Senator said, reiterating that the PNP should rethink its strategy and a... [Full Article...]

Local gas prices drop by 10 cents a gallon last week

Local gas prices drop by 10 cents a gallon last week Prices are likely to continue declining as demand continues to drop. The national average has decreased 19.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 21.4 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. However, if refineries and oil rigs have a hard time resuming normal operations, and futures prices spike, then the local gas price plunge could stall out. [Full Article...]

Mostly sunny, with highs in the mid-60s — Sunday weather

Mostly sunny, with highs in the mid-60s — Sunday weather Heavy rain brought on by the remnants of Hurricane Nate should taper off Monday evening and give way to a mostly sunny midweek, according to the National Weather Service . Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Monday should be sunny, once the fog burns off, with highs around 69. [Full Article...]

Missing 15-day-old infant found dead in woods, deputies say

Missing 15-day-old infant found dead in woods, deputies say She was then put back to bed with her 2-year-old sister in the back of their home at a mobile park in Covington, Georgia. They went and checked on the child at 10 a.m. McNabb had a warrant out for his arrest for a probation violation, and investigators want to question him more about his daughter's death. She was just precious. [Full Article...]

Kenya protesters clash with police at anti-IEBC march

Kenya protesters clash with police at anti-IEBC march The Opposition leader, Raila Odinga, has appealed to his supporters to stop engaging in acts of violence during the anti-Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. Kenya's Supreme Court later annulled the elections after Odinga filed a petition in court. "We have said and we continue to say that we will not participate in the elections if the environment is not conducive for a free and fai... [Full Article...]

Earl Melchert Gives Reward to Kidnapped Girl He Rescued

Earl Melchert Gives Reward to Kidnapped Girl He Rescued Police say she had been had been abducted and held against her will by three men for almost one month before escaping the afternoon of September 5. After knocking on the doors of several homes and not getting any responses, she swam across the lake near Melchert's property to get to his house. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to repeal major Obama-era carbon emissions rule

Donald Trump to repeal major Obama-era carbon emissions rule A new analysis by the research firm Rhodium Group estimated that U.S. electricity emissions are now on track to fall 27 per cent to 35 per cent below 2005 levels by 2025, roughly in the range of what the Clean Power Plan originally envisioned, even if the regulation is repealed. [Full Article...]


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