Sliding Nadal falls to Troicki in Shanghai Masters

13 Oct, 2016

The Australian floated in 67 miles per hour (108 kph) first serves, went for aces on his second serves, and argued with a fan. He re-injured the knee in a five-set defeat to Milos Raonic in the Wimbledon semifinals, subsequently making the hard decision to sit out the remainder of the campaign, including the Olympics and US Open, to recover.

Bermuda braces for direct hit from 'Nicole,' a Cat 2 storm

13 Oct, 2016

The system is forecast to increase in speed on Wednesday and take a turn toward the north-northeast on Thursday. A Hurricane Warning now is in effect for Bermuda. The point where the center of Nicole passes right over Bermuda or a few miles to the west is likely to bring the most hostile conditions to the islands.

Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency Over Raging Anti-Government Protests

11 Oct, 2016

The measures do not include curfews, but the attorney general said the command post set up to oversee the state of emergency would determine whether to impose curfews " should the need arise ". The remarks came after the Ethiopian Foreign Ministry summoned Egypt's ambassador to the country last week for discussions over a video circulated online purportedly showing "an Egyptian" sharing a stage with members of the rebel, outlawed Oromo Liberation Front (OLF).

Daughter of Trump booster Giuliani is backing Clinton

11 Oct, 2016

He said he doesn't know whether Trump will discuss Bill Clinton's sexual history as he faces the former First Lady, saying it depends "how the debate goes". "I have wanted to support the candidate our party nominated", McCain said in a statement . 'No, absolutely not. I was with Kellyanne all day yesterday, she could just as easily have been on as me, ' Giuliani said.

Matthew unearths Civil War cannonballs in South Carolina

11 Oct, 2016

Hurricane Matthew gave beach goers an unexpected surprise this weekend, as the storm generated powerful currents that unearthed a pile of cannonballs near Charleston, South Carolina that are thought to date to the Civil War era. "Charleston played a major role in the Civil War, so whenever we have construction or a natural disaster like a hurricane it's more than likely people come across some old Civil War ordnance", Watson said.

UN Security Council holds emergency Syria meeting as airstrikes ravage Aleppo

10 Oct, 2016

A separate counterresolution by Russian Federation that did not call for a halt in airstrikes on Aleppo failed to get the necessary votes to pass. "We're not giving up, and we can not accept that Aleppo will be totally destroyed by Christmas", said Ayrault.

Palestinian shooter in Jerusalem kills 2, wounds 5

10 Oct, 2016

At least two people were shot at the rail station, the rest were shot as the assailant drove his vehicle from the station to the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. But human-rights groups accuse Israel of excessive force and say that soldiers and police have adopted a shoot-on-sight policy to deal with anyone acting suspiciously.

USA says no blank cheque to Saudi Arabia

10 Oct, 2016

More than 140 people were killed and at least 525 others were wounded in air raids on a funeral hall in Sanaa. The leader called on all able bodied Yemenis to engage in retaliatory counter attacks against the Saudi Arabian regime leading many in the global community to fear an escalation of the crisis in Yemen.

Israelis, world leaders gather for Peres funeral

09 Oct, 2016

Shimon Peres was buried Friday atop Mount Herzl alongside other Israeli leaders. Mourners have begun their procession to the burial site. In many ways, he said that Peres reminded him of other giants like Nelson Mandela and Queen Elizabeth, leaders "who speak with depth and knowledge, not in sound bites".

Creepy clown sightings have come to Salina

09 Oct, 2016

Mike Sweeney. The nationwide hysteria is now angering local professionals who get paid to entertain people. If you think it's amusing to dress up like a clown and jump out and scare someone you might want to think twice because now there might be people coming after you.

Poland REJECTS total ban on abortion following huge protests

08 Oct, 2016

Passed in 1993, the current restrictive law bans all abortions unless there was rape or incest, the pregnancy poses a health risk to the mother or the foetus is severely deformed. "I had the very bitter experience of having a miscarriage a few times and it's terrible to think a woman who suffers that would be questioned and fall under suspicion", said Lignar-Paczocha, a sociologist.

May's talk of "hard Brexit" pushes the pound to a hard landing

07 Oct, 2016

As the Conservative party conference appears to be ratcheting up the anti-EU sentiment within the party, a "hard Brexit " seems more likely, even though, ironically, some of the conference was actually funded via European Union cash. Tamara Rojo, artistic director of the English National Ballet, said the proposals evoked memories of the Holocaust. Leaving the European Union will not be "plain sailing" but the United Kingdom must grasp the opportunities, Theresa May has said.

Colombia has its Brexit moment as referendum rejected

06 Oct, 2016

The deal between the government and the rebels was signed after almost four years of hard negotiations held in Havana, Cuba. The deal, which failed Sunday when Colombians narrowly voted against it, broadly split the country between those who have experienced the war first-hand and those who have mainly watched it on the news, experts said.

Kelly Clarkson, Blake Lively and More Who Embarrassed Themselves Meeting President Obama

06 Oct, 2016

Clarkson is making the rounds promoting her children's book, appropriately named after her daughter, River Rose and the Magical Lullaby . Ellen DeGeneres like to plays a game with her guests on The Ellen Show called "Celebrity Confessions".

United States diplomats allegedly slipped date rape drug by Russian security

06 Oct, 2016

According to The Washington Post , a recent assembly of us ambassadors shedded some light on the issue, which has increased significantly since Putin's return to power. It seems that the harassment is more severe for diplomats on Russian soil. The Russian foreign ministry said the diplomat, whose shoulder was broken in the attack, was actually an undercover Central Intelligence Agency agent, and the guard was only doing his job.

UKIP leader James steps down after 18 days

05 Oct, 2016

James was elected to the leadership post September 16 to succeed Nigel Farage, who departed in the wake of the controversial referendum vote that spurred Great Britain to leave the European Union. Ms James vowed to turn a new leaf on the party's infighting and held talks with Ukip's only MP Douglas Carswell. But he said tonight that he would not return for "ten million dollars".

Footballer Ched Evans 'raped woman in Rhyl hotel room'

05 Oct, 2016

Ched, who made 13 appearances for Wales, denies the charges against him. The 27-year-old League Two footballer appeared at the court on Tuesday (4 October) for the first day of his retrial over allegations he attacked the complainant at a Premier Inn hotel near Rhyl, north Wales in May 2011.

Pakistan, India NSAs agree to reduce tension along LoC: Sartaj Aziz

04 Oct, 2016

He said India wanted to divert world's attention from "Occupied Kashmir" by escalating tensions. Jammu: Violating the ceasefire again, Pakistani troops today opened fire on forward areas along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Afghanistan: Taliban Fighters Enter Northern City of Kunduz

04 Oct, 2016

The offensive appeared to be a large-scale operation by the Taliban, with the Afghan forces fighting on at least two fronts inside the city. "Our Afghan partners are responding to the increased Taliban activity within the area, and USA forces have multiple assets and enablers in the area to provide support", he said in an emailed statement.

Tahmid Shafi identified as narrator of IS video featuring Gulshan attackers

04 Oct, 2016

On Sunday, a Bangladesh court released Khan on bail in Dhaka , the country's capital. A Canadian university student who survived a brutal hostage attack in July in Bangladesh, was detained as a suspect in the aftermath and has now been cleared of any involvement, is physically and mentally OK, his family says.

Fatal police shooting in Los Angeles sparks small protest

03 Oct, 2016

Los Angeles Police fatally shot an 18-year-old man on Saturday in South Los Angeles after he bailed out of a vehicle being pursued by officers and ran away on foot, reported the LA Times . Authorities did not say what happened to the second man. Understandably, it has people everywhere wondering who Carnell Snell and what we know about the young man at the center of the latest police shooting.

Pakistan reacts quietly to Indian move on Indus Waters Treaty

02 Oct, 2016

Pakistan reminded the World Bank that the treaty gives the bank an important role in establishing a court of arbitration by facilitating the process of appointment of three judges, called Umpires, to the Court. Four terrorists believed to be from Pakistan were killed after they stormed the Uri army camp and killed 18 Indian soldiers on September 18. Islamabad-Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz told the National Assembly that India can not change or revoke the Indus ...

FBI says it looked into New York bombing suspect 2 years ago

01 Oct, 2016

Another Linden officer, Pete Hammer, was released Tuesday. "We get leads like this all the time and 99.9 percent of them go nowhere", the official said. In the Manhattan federal court case, Magistrate Judge Gabriel W. Gorenstein ruled on Wednesday that since Rahami is technically not in federal custody, the court can not appoint him a federal public defender to handle the NY charges.

Hillary Clinton 2016: Latest polls and updated projections for presidential election

01 Oct, 2016

The good news for Clinton: Pennsylvania is a Democratic state. But if you take Johnson and Stein out, Clinton leads Trump by five points, instead of three. I also thought Trump scored against her in making the case that taxes and regulations are smothering the economy, jobs and businesses, though he should have been more relentless.

Another Miss Universe contestant recalls being body-shamed by Trump

30 Sep, 2016

When asked about former Miss Universe Alicia Machado , Donald Trump said he helped save her job as she gained weight. "You know you're going too far when the Fox News staff is cringing at your treatment of women". Aside from obviously Bill, her husband, being maybe the worst that's ever lived". Machado became national news Monday when Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton told her story during the presidential debate.

Obama arrives in Israel for Peres funeral

30 Sep, 2016

While most of the Arab world was silent about Peres' passing, Jordan's King Abdullah II has sent a condolence message to President Rivlin on Thursday, noting that his "contributions toward achieving peace and security in the region are more relevant than ever before".

California heat wave intensifies wildfire threatening homes

29 Sep, 2016

It was 78 percent contained after scorching more than 127,478 acres, mostly in the Los Padres National Forest, and destroying 57 homes and 11 outbuildings, officials said. "That's it; that's what matters", Mays told the newspaper Monday. Marijuana plants are covered in fire retardant near the remains of a burned out house in Lower Lake, Calif., Monday, Aug.

Clinton, Sanders to campaign in New Hampshire

29 Sep, 2016

Obama touted Clinton's stamina and experience as an attorney, first lady, USA senator and secretary of state. She told the crowd in Pittsburgh she understands some voters are uninspired this year, but this election is too important not to vote.

Labour delegates denounce 'stitch-up' to limit Corbyn's power

28 Sep, 2016

Speaking on Saturday, he vowed to bring Labour back together, saying "we have much more in common than divides us". Corbyn increased his vote share from the 59.5% he received on his initial election a year ago, when he put an anti-austerity, anti-nuclear agenda at the forefront of British politics for the first time in a generation.

Air Strikes Pound Rebel-Held Aleppo Districts Overnight

27 Sep, 2016

Over 200 air strikes hit the rebel-held city of Aleppo over the weekend, killing more than 100 people and injuring hundreds more, according to Ammar al-Selmo, the head of the Syria Civil Defense group, a volunteer emergency medical service.

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