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Several killed as gunmen attack military parade in Iran Several killed as gunmen attack military parade in Iran
- September 23, 2018

During the military parade in Ahvaz which was staged concurrently with nationwide military parades on Saturday to mark the Sacred Defense Week, Takfiri militants opened fire at the people participating in the ceremony. The semi-official Tasnim news agency says at least 11 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard have died in the attack, with officials saying the number is expected to rise. (more...)
Fresh deadline for Brett Kavanaugh accuser adds to supreme court drama Fresh deadline for Brett Kavanaugh accuser adds to supreme court drama
- September 22, 2018

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on September 13, 2018, in Washington . Ford", Katz said. Calling the deadline arbitrary, Katz wrote in a letter that "our modest request is that she be given an additional day to make her decision". (more...)
Russia to study Israeli data related to downed plane Russia to study Israeli data related to downed plane
- September 22, 2018

Hezbollah , backed by Iran, has played a critical role in supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during Syria's seven-year-long civil war. Israeli army spokesman Brig. Earlier in September, Israel's intelligence minister admitted carrying out 200 strikes in Syria over the past 18 months. Israel on Monday attacked a facility near the coastal Syrian city of Latakia, which it said was used by the Syrian military to transfer weapons manufacturing systems to Iran and Hezbollah . (more...)
Amit Shah accuses Rahul Gandhi of supporting ‘urban Naxals’ Amit Shah accuses Rahul Gandhi of supporting ‘urban Naxals’
- September 22, 2018

Industrial Partners A spokesman for India's prime minister's office did not answer a call or text message on Saturday. Reacting to the raging controversy over the deal, a Defence Ministry spokesperson said that unnecessary controversies were being sought to be created following media reports on a statement purportedly made by the former French President Francois Hollande , concerning the selection of Reliance Defence as the offset partner by Dassault. (more...)
Raccoon scales Ocean City building before jumping down, running off Raccoon scales Ocean City building before jumping down, running off
- September 22, 2018

Micha Rea from SC was on holiday in Ocean City, New Jersey, when he saw a crafty raccoon scaling the wall of an apartment building, like a furry version of Spider-Man. He quickly started filming this momentous occasion, and a crowd of onlookers began to form. The raccoon spreads out his arms and hits the sand hard. (more...)
Trump gets firsthand look at Hurricane Florence distress Trump gets firsthand look at Hurricane Florence distress
- September 22, 2018

The president then traveled to SC, where he attended a second briefing and warned residents that the flooding was expected to continue. "I think it's incredible what we're seeing", the president added. Officials are also anxious about contamination and environmental hazards from the storm, including the potential effects of coal ash . "Water is now exiting the cooling lake through breaches - one large and several smaller - on the southern end of the impoundment", the statement said. (more...)
Britain’s May Says Brexit Negotiations Have Reached ‘an Impasse’
- September 22, 2018

When the Conservatives meet for their annual conference on September 30, they plan to push May to ditch the Chequers plan or face a challenge to her leadership. The British government argues this would draw a border down the Irish Sea and undermine the constitutional integrity of the country. Ulster Unionist leader Robin Swann also welcomed Mrs May's statement. (more...)
PayPal Finally Bans Infowars For Promoting Hate PayPal Finally Bans Infowars For Promoting Hate
- September 22, 2018

Infowars had used PayPal to process transactions for its on-site store; the site will have ten days to find new payment processors. In an announcement on Friday, PayPal says that it has ended its business agreement with the right-wing conspiracy site and its related websites. (more...)
China says US has ‘no right’ to interfere in Russia military cooperation
- September 22, 2018

U.S. officials said that the United States could consider similar action against other countries taking delivery of Russian fighter jets and missiles. The US claims China has contravened the terms of a US sanctions bill signed in 2017. A senior administration official said: "The ultimate target of these sanctions is Russian Federation". (more...)
GOP Senator Callously Dismisses Brett Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegation as a 'Hiccup' GOP Senator Callously Dismisses Brett Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegation as a 'Hiccup'
- September 22, 2018

In an interview before a Las Vegas rally Thursday night, President Trump wondered why Brett Kavanaugh's accuser Christine Blasey Ford didn't "call the Federal Bureau of Investigation 36 years ago" to report his sexual misdeed. The Hill noted Heller is locked in a tight race with Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev. Ford, through her lawyers, has requested that the FBI conduct an investigation into the alleged incident before she speaks to the committee, and Senate Democrats have lined up behind her. (more...)
US seeks to negotiate a treaty with Iran: Special envoy US seeks to negotiate a treaty with Iran: Special envoy
- September 22, 2018

The 2015 deal was an executive agreement that was not ratified by the US Senate and covered only Iran's nuclear program. US President Donald Trump re-imposed anti-Iran sanctions, lifted as part of the 2015 nuclear deal, in August, after withdrawing the US of the agreement, also backed by the UK, Russia, Germany, Russia, and China. (more...)
Survivor found inside capsized Tanzania ferry, death toll hits 167 Survivor found inside capsized Tanzania ferry, death toll hits 167
- September 22, 2018

The death toll has risen to 183, with the number of survivors now standing at 41. The captain of the ferry that capsized in Tanzania , killing at least 151 people, has been arrested, President John Magufuli has said amid fears of a rising casualty figure. (more...)
This animal shelter volunteer's 'cat' naps has everyone swooning
- September 22, 2018

The cat rescue and cafe exclusively takes in cats with special needs that would likely otherwise be euthanized. Feldhausen said Lauerman visits the cage-free sanctuary - which rescues disabled cats that would be at risk of euthanasia at other facilities - daily and stays for about three hours. (more...)
"Firenado" sucks up fire hose, melts it
- September 22, 2018

Fire tornado, you say - is that kinda like a sharknado ? One of them rushes out of their fire truck and gets pulled toward the funnel cloud but loses his grip on the hose, and turns back. Schidlowsky noted that the tornado itself reached 200 feet. "Firenados" usually occur when wind connects with large bushfires, sending a whirlwind of flames, ash and debris flying through the air for miles. (more...)
DUP deny row with Theresa May is halting Brexit progress
- September 22, 2018

However Mr Dodds said that the claims were not true. "The really sticky issue is can we find a solution on the [Northern Ireland border] backstop". He said Sinn Féin's comments around a border poll had spread fear among unionists . Irish premier Leo Varadkar has said Brexit negotiations are entering a "rocky patch" over the coming weeks but he believes a deal between the United Kingdom and the European Union can be reached. (more...)
Efforts on to rescue injured Navy officer stranded in ocean storm Efforts on to rescue injured Navy officer stranded in ocean storm
- September 22, 2018

According to a report issued from the Les Sables d'Olonne, France Friday night, the 70 knot winds and 14 metre high seas have left the yachts of Indian Navy's Tomy and Ireland's Gregor McGuckin dismasted, and have twice knocked down the yacht of second-placed Dutchman Mark Slats. (more...)
Kiwi girl 'critical' after shark attack Kiwi girl 'critical' after shark attack
- September 22, 2018

The rescue helicopter landed on the shore of Whitsunday Island and water police ferried the helicopter's doctor and paramedic out to the vessel Miss Denero . "We're are also working with relevant government agencies in relation to both incidents", Mr Vanek said in a statement on Friday. Nearby holidaymakers who witnessed the rescue of Justine Barwick said "there was blood everywhere". (more...)
US tags Iran anew as top terror sponsor, global attacks fall US tags Iran anew as top terror sponsor, global attacks fall
- September 22, 2018

The annual State Department Country Report on Terrorism , he said, notes a number of major strides that the United States and its allies made to defeat and degrade terrorist organisations in 2017. He said foreign terrorists are heading home from the war zone in Iraq and Syria or travelling to third countries. Despite an overall decrease in terror attacks internationally, Iran - which continues to be the leading state sponsor of terrorism - remains a threat to the interests of the US and its ... (more...)
Unknown gunmen 'kill, injure several' in attack on Iranian army parade Unknown gunmen 'kill, injure several' in attack on Iranian army parade
- September 22, 2018

The Fars news agency said citizens watching the parade first thought that the shooting was inadvertent. State press added that those injured included a woman and a child. State television blamed "takfiri elements", a reference to Islamist militants, for the attack in Ahvaz, the centre of Khuzestan province, which has been the site of sporadic protests by Iran's Arab minority. (more...)
Russian embassy rejects allegations about plans to help Assange escape from UK Russian embassy rejects allegations about plans to help Assange escape from UK
- September 22, 2018

Details emerged about the incident through a letter from the Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry to a legislator. Since then, Assange has remained on the premises of the Ecuadoran embassy. Assange denies receiving the emails from Russian Federation, but has not ruled out having obtained them from a third party. "The plan was abandoned after it was deemed too risky ", the Guardian alleged. (more...)
How TV reality doctor drugged, raped women How TV reality doctor drugged, raped women
- September 22, 2018

But attorneys for the suspects say they did nothing criminal. Prosecutors have expanded their investigation into alleged rape by a California surgeon and are looking into alleged crimes that could have occurred over the last 20 years, the Orange County district attorney said Friday. (more...)
Six siblings of Arizona Republican urge voters: don't re-elect our brother
- September 22, 2018

Siblings Tim , Jennifer , Gaston , Joan , Grace and David have always been estranged from their brother, and have now formally declared their opposition to his re-election campaign and support for Mr Brill. It's just the latest ad to feature a politician's family member this year. "To speak up against my brother, it brings sadness to me", says Joan Gosar. (more...)
Trump upends GOP strategy on assault claim Trump upends GOP strategy on assault claim
- September 22, 2018

Amid allegations of sexual assault against Kavanaugh, those surveyed say by 40 percent to 31 percent that the Senate shouldn't vote to approve his nomination, the first time a plurality of Americans have opposed a Supreme Court nominee since polling on the issue began. (more...)
Video Shows Texas Man Shot Dead by Neighbors During Alleyway Dispute Video Shows Texas Man Shot Dead by Neighbors During Alleyway Dispute
- September 22, 2018

Screenshot of KTXS VideoMichael Miller opens fire on Aaron Howard over a trash dispute. They've both been arrested and charged with murder. Michael Miller then opens fire as well, pulling the trigger on his shotgun. The investigation is ongoing, the chief said then. The video shows at least four shots were fired during the confrontation, and Box said she was nearly shot by one of them. (more...)
Sen. Mitch McConnell Says Senate Will 'Plow Right Through' Kavanaugh Confirmation Sen. Mitch McConnell Says Senate Will 'Plow Right Through' Kavanaugh Confirmation
- September 22, 2018

The FBI has said it is not investigating the matter, a decision backed by Republicans. Maine's senior senator spoke to reporters in Portland Friday morning at an event celebrating the expansion of a senior living facility, according to the Portland Press Herald . (more...)

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