Emotional celebrations greet India ruling legalising gay sex

Our fight for equality doesn't end with the reading down of section 377 . India's Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a colonial-era law that made gay sex punishable by up to 10 years in prison, a landmark victory for gay rights that one judge s... More..

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Russia Accuses US Of Training Militants In Syria For Terror Attacks
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Russia Accuses US Of Training Militants In Syria For Terror Attacks

The Russian threats may be a way of testing USA resolve to keep troops in Syria now that President Bashar Assad's forces, backed by Russian troops and warplanes, have succeeded in defeating rebels everywhere ...More..

N Korea holds military parade without advanced missiles
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

N Korea holds military parade without advanced missiles

Trump has welcomed Kim's latest commitment, sparking expectations that negotiations between the United States and North Korea will move forward. Kim Jong Un did not, however, address the crowd assembled i...More..

Woodward's White House book a 'scam'
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Woodward's White House book a 'scam'

Trump's inner sanctum to try to control his impulses and prevent disasters, both for the president personally and for the nation he was elected to lead", the paper said . In it, the writer says there are "b...More..

by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Trump responds to 'treason' from within

Steve responded: "It's fake news". FILE - White House press secretary Sarah Sanders speaks during a press briefing at the White House, May 7, 2018. Trump was asked about the piece on Wednesday following an ...More..

Barack Obama Slams Donald Trump In Speech - 'He's Capitalizing On Resentment'
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Barack Obama Slams Donald Trump In Speech - 'He's Capitalizing On Resentment'

The result is a strategy of big events in blue corners of the country, quiet fundraisers with donors and a series of digital videos or robo-calls, meant to drive Democratic attention and turnout in a targeted...More..

Atlantic gains another tropical storm
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Atlantic gains another tropical storm

Ralph Northam (D) has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of possible effects of Tropical Storm Florence . In an 11 a.m. ET Saturday update, the National Hurricane Center [NHC] placed the storm...More..

Turkey to open Paraguay embassy after policy shift on Israeli capital
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Turkey to open Paraguay embassy after policy shift on Israeli capital

Saeb Erekat, secretary-general of the Executive Committee of the PLO, rejoiced: "We commend Paraguay's decision to act in accordance with its obligations under global law by closing its embassy in Jerusalem a...More..

Mueller interview would be a 'waste of time'
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Mueller interview would be a 'waste of time'

Mueller's office has previously sought to interview the president about the obstruction issue, including his firing previous year of former FBI Director James Comey and his public attacks on Attorney General Je...More..

Quake paralyzes public transport in Hokkaido
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Quake paralyzes public transport in Hokkaido

The Tomari nuclear power station, shut since shortly after a massive 2011 quake, reported no irregularities and its fuel rods were cooling safely in a pool, operator Hokkaido Electric Power Co told NHK. "No cha...More..

Second economist resigns from Pakistan's advisory council over Ahmadi colleague's removal
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Second economist resigns from Pakistan's advisory council over Ahmadi colleague's removal

Jemima Goldsmith, former wife of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has launched an attack on her ex-husband for sacking economist because of his Ahmadi Muslim faith. He also appreciative of vast talent in Pa...More..

Children among five found dead at home in Perth, Australia
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Children among five found dead at home in Perth, Australia

Police could not confirm exactly how many people have died, but confirmed multiple bodies were found at the house in Coode Street, Bedford. Coode St is now in lockdown. Neighbour Vagner de Souza said he regul...More..

Paraguay to move embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv: Foreign minister
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Paraguay to move embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv: Foreign minister

Paraguay opened its new embassy in Jerusalem in May, a week after the United States moved its embassy to the capital from Tel Aviv and days after Guatemala. "It can not be a coincidence that as Paraguay anno...More..

Up to 40mm of rain expected in Southern Ontario
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Up to 40mm of rain expected in Southern Ontario

A widespread soaking rain is forecast for our part of Missouri and IL for the start of the weekend with scattered thunderstorms continuing to move in this afternoon. "By Sunday morning, when the rain moves ...More..

From Moscow to Salisbury: UK police detail Novichok suspects' movements
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

From Moscow to Salisbury: UK police detail Novichok suspects' movements

The Kremlin reiterated Thursday that Russia was not involved in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Britain's Salisbury in March, rejecting Britain's latest accusation. "In ...More..

Trump prepares to raise stakes in showdown with China
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Trump prepares to raise stakes in showdown with China

David Dollar, who served as the U.S. Treasury Department's economic and financial emissary to China from 2009 to 2013, said there is no sign that tensions soon will ease between the two sides. The trade dispute...More..

President Trump's New Election Pitch: Vote for Republicans or I'll Be Impeached
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

President Trump's New Election Pitch: Vote for Republicans or I'll Be Impeached

A forthcoming book by Watergate reporter Bob Woodward paints him as unhinged and unqualified and his White House as being in a state of "nervous breakdown". House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has previously c...More..

Woman Mistakes Dynamite For Candle During Power Outage, Suffers Severe Injuries
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Woman Mistakes Dynamite For Candle During Power Outage, Suffers Severe Injuries

The 30-year-old mother of two tried to light what she thought was the candle but what turned out to be a quarter stick of dynamite. Home Depot was closed. Investigators found a second dynamite device in the hou...More..

by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Obama Slams Donald Trump Publicly For First Time

Barack Obama has delivered a sharp rebuke of Donald Trump's America, attacking his successor by name for the first time in impassioned remarks that denounced "the politics of fear and resentment". "Appealing...More..

Trump urges US attorney general to probe anonymous op-ed
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Trump urges US attorney general to probe anonymous op-ed

I would say Jeff should be investigating who the author of that piece was because I really believe it's national security", Trump said, referring to Attorney General Jeff Sessions . "We're looking at it ve...More..

Montana teen removed from Trump's rally goes viral as #PlaidShirtGuy
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Montana teen removed from Trump's rally goes viral as #PlaidShirtGuy

He told the Billings Gazette that he was told to "keep clapping, you have to smile, you have to look enthusiastic". He said he and his friends were asked to wear Make America Great Again hats, but he de...More..

Hundreds Arrested in Multiday Protests of Brett Kavanaugh
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Hundreds Arrested in Multiday Protests of Brett Kavanaugh

In an unusually intense episode of civil disobedience on Capitol Hill, the four-day Senate Judiciary Committee hearing was targeted for "creative resistance" by liberal activist groups, said Linda Sarsour, ...More..

Egypt sentences 75 people to death over 2013 protests
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Egypt sentences 75 people to death over 2013 protests

He was accused of "murder and membership of a terrorist organisation" - charges that can carry the death penalty - but has already spent five years in jail. "The death penalty should never be an option under an...More..

No tsunami threat to New Zealand following FIJI quake
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

No tsunami threat to New Zealand following FIJI quake

The quake hit 94 km south of the city of Ambato at a depth of 112 km, the USGS said. Only messages issued by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management represent the official warning status for New ...More..

Airstrikes hit Syria's Idlib province, the last remaining rebel stronghold
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Airstrikes hit Syria's Idlib province, the last remaining rebel stronghold

Syrian government and Russian warplanes began air strikes in Idlib this week in a possible prelude to a full-scale offensive. The widely anticipated offensive has drawn global concern. They say strikes targeted...More..

Dead After Gunman Opens Fire At Cincinnati Bank
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Dead After Gunman Opens Fire At Cincinnati Bank

Suspect Omar Santa Perez also died. No officers were injured. A weapon was recovered on the scene. He had fired 35 rounds inside the lobby as receptionists and other workers starting their day dove for cover,...More..

Trump warns of 'devastating' taxes on Canadian cars
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Trump warns of 'devastating' taxes on Canadian cars

The third unresolved issue is Canada's insistence that previous NAFTA cultural exemptions protecting its publishing and media companies from being acquired by American companies be preserved. "A lot depends on ...More..

India decriminalizes homosexual acts in landmark verdict for world’s largest democracy
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

India decriminalizes homosexual acts in landmark verdict for world’s largest democracy

The LGBT community celebrates outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi , India, after it scrapped a law that criminalizes gay sex, September 6, 2018. Under the British-era law, people can be imprisoned under...More..

Trump says he is expecting new letter from Kim Jong Un
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Trump says he is expecting new letter from Kim Jong Un

General Assembly. The spokesman says chief South Korean envoy Chung Eui-yong is to speak to US national security adviser John Bolton on Thursday evening to inform the results of his meeting with Kim. Kim also...More..

PM Imran Khan Will Address the Nation at 6:15pm Today
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

PM Imran Khan Will Address the Nation at 6:15pm Today

Pakistanis are capable of constructing dams with their own resources, said Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday. Khan said army was the only functioning institution in Pakistan where...More..