World Media


Saudi Arabia will allow women into sports stadiums next year
- October 30, 2017

The Kingdom had the rules of segregation of sexes in public owing to this rule women were not allowed to enter the stadium premises. The US views closer alignment between Iraq and Saudi Arabia as beneficial on because it serves to counter an increasingly influential Iran in the Persian Gulf. (more...)
Ohio State's win over Penn State shakes up AP Top-25 Ohio State's win over Penn State shakes up AP Top-25
- October 30, 2017

There is plenty of time for the rankings to change before the final playoff teams are set on December 3. Alabama will be No. 1 in the first College Football Playoff rankings, and it has to live up to the ranking under the never-satisfied Nick Saban. (more...)
Trump dossier research triggered by website with GOP ties Trump dossier research triggered by website with GOP ties
- October 30, 2017

The Washington Free Beacon has long hired research firms to dig up dirt on figures such as Trump and Clinton, the paper said . The Washington Free Beacon, which is funded in part by billionaire Paul Singer, allegedly paid Fusion GPS to start investigating Trump in October 2015; only later did Clinton's team back the firm. (more...)
Sanjay Nirupam booked for addressing hawkers' rally Sanjay Nirupam booked for addressing hawkers' rally
- October 30, 2017

Meanwhile, 18 MNS activists, who were arrested by the police on Saturday for vandalising hawkers' stalls outside Malad railway station , procured bail from a court today. Nirupam, in a rally of hawkers at Malad earlier this week, had blamed the state government, the Bombay Municipal Corporation and the MNS for the actions against the hawkers outside the railway stations. (more...)
Duterte seeks to fortify relations with Japan on second official visit Duterte seeks to fortify relations with Japan on second official visit
- October 30, 2017

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will leave the country Sunday night for Japan where he will be on a working visit from October 29 to 31. "I expect to be dealing with him around these topics", he said. Abe was able to see President Duterte's residence in Davao City during his trip. Duterte is accused by worldwide human rights groups of supporting a campaign of extrajudicial killings of drug suspects in the Philippines, which his government denies. (more...)
Three Children Dead in Montcalm County Crash Three Children Dead in Montcalm County Crash
- October 30, 2017

MSP says the three children killed were 7, 9 and 12-years-old. The six other people in the buggy were taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. State Police Trooper Daniel Hickey says the driver of the red pick-up was uninjured and cooperative and appeared to be sober. Authorities said medications and liquor were not factors in the mishap, which stays under scrutiny by the Michigan State Police. (more...)
First wheat consignment, India's gift to Afghanistan, says Sushma Swaraj First wheat consignment, India's gift to Afghanistan, says Sushma Swaraj
- October 30, 2017

A press release from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) noted that the consignment would be the first to use the new route via Chabahar to access Afghanistan, even as India plans similar transfers in the coming months. Prime Minister Modi was among those who tweeted his "congratulations to Afghanistan& Iran on Indian wheat shipment being flagged off from Kandla to Afghanistan through Chabahar". (more...)
Navy Investigating if Two Navy SEALs Strangled Green Beret in Mali
- October 30, 2017

Staff Sgt. Logan J. Melgar's body was discovered June 4 in housing he shared with other Special Operations forces. No-one has been charged in connection with the death. The report of the mysterious death and resulting homicide investigation comes as the US undergoes heightened scrutiny about its military role in Africa following the death of four USA service members in Niger earlier this month. (more...)
Mississippi State vs. Texas A&M Predictions Against the Spread 10/28/17 Mississippi State vs. Texas A&M Predictions Against the Spread 10/28/17
- October 30, 2017

A lot of the credit goes not only to the secondary, but also the MSU pass rush that constantly put pressure on A&M's true freshman QB Kellen Mond. "We didn't do enough offensively in the first half to really get things done and keep the game where it needed to be", Sumlin said. (more...)
Fernando Alonso: Q1 showed McLaren has best auto Fernando Alonso: Q1 showed McLaren has best auto
- October 29, 2017

Boullier said Alonso's Q1 lap proved that the MCL32 auto is fast this weekend in Mexico City, but the pace for both drivers during Qualifying gives them hope that both can move up the order on Sunday. "So all the improvements are thanks to the aero and a bit to the suspension parts we've brought over the past races". "There are important, valuable time on the circuit to improve the auto and to learn as much as we can for next year". (more...)
Second seed Sindhu suffers semi-final defeat at BWF French Open Second seed Sindhu suffers semi-final defeat at BWF French Open
- October 29, 2017

Unlike last week's Denmark Open final, where Srikanth won one of the most one-sided Superseries finals ever against Lee Hyun Il, this one is likely to be more competitive and full of attacking play, especially if both Srikanth and Nishimoto play fearlessly and without nerves. (more...)
Goa police rewards ATM guard for foiling loot attempt in Panaji Goa police rewards ATM guard for foiling loot attempt in Panaji
- October 29, 2017

Despite the guard's efforts, the robber managed to flee. Panaji: In a courageous act, a security guard of Bank of Maharashtra ATM foiled a loot attempt even after being hit multiple times with hammer by the thief in Panaji. The time of incident recorded on the CCTV footage is between 1 am to 1.30 am (Friday) police said. The CCTV footage, shared widely on social media, shows Ranu Singh, a native of Madhya Pradesh, grapple with a hooded man who repeatedly hits him with a hammer. (more...)
Chhattisgarh government recommends CBI probe into 'sex CD' row Chhattisgarh government recommends CBI probe into 'sex CD' row
- October 29, 2017

Women journalists, mostly working with local television channels, alleged that they were inappropriately touched by policemen when they approached Vinod Verma for a comment after he was remanded to police custody. A search team was sent to Delhi and he was arrested. After Mr Verma was arrested, the sex video allegedly involving state's Public Works Department Minister Rajesh Munat surfaced in Raipur , triggering a political storm with the Congress and the BJP targetting each other on ... (more...)
WSJ Poll: Trump's Approval Dips to New Low, 38 Percent WSJ Poll: Trump's Approval Dips to New Low, 38 Percent
- October 29, 2017

While 38 percent of expressed "total approval" of the job he's doing in the NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll , 58 percent expressed the exact opposite. A majority (59 percent) did not approve of the way the president had tackled the situation of protests within the National Football League, while 51 percent felt he was mishandling the situation in North Korea, and 54 percent did not approve of the way he acted in the aftermath of the hurricane in Puerto Rico. (more...)
British minister to be investigated over sexual harassment allegation British minister to be investigated over sexual harassment allegation
- October 29, 2017

He added that the First minister Theresa May was going to write to the Speaker (president) of the Parliament, John Bercow, about charges of harassment and assault sexual to many parliamentarians. Garnier, who is part of the United Kingdom team conducting Brexit negotiations, told the Sunday Mail that using the sexual slur against Edmondson was part of a conversation about the British TV show "Gavin and Stacey". (more...)
China Objects to Taiwan President's Visits to US
- October 29, 2017

China has not renounced the possible use of force to bring the island under its control. Grace Choi, a spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department's Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, was commenting on Beijing's objections about Tsai's layovers in Hawaii and Guam, saying that there has been no change to Washington's one-China policy. (more...)
Trump, GOP appear open to 401(k) changes in tax bill Trump, GOP appear open to 401(k) changes in tax bill
- October 29, 2017

An Associated Press-NORC poll released Wednesday found most Americans saying Trump's tax plan would benefit the wealthy and corporations, and less than half believing his message that "massive tax cuts " would help middle-class workers. While keeping open the possibility of changing 401 (k) s, Brady also said he continues to seek a compromise with rebellious GOP lawmakers from high-tax states over the tax plan's proposed elimination of the federal deduction for state and local taxes. (more...)
Man dressed as Santa Claus shoots 4 at Texas Halloween party Man dressed as Santa Claus shoots 4 at Texas Halloween party
- October 29, 2017

Austin police said the shooter is in custody. City medics rushed all three to Dell Seton Medical Center in downtown Austin for treatment. The shooting was reported after 6 a.m. Four people were injured - three of whom have "pretty serious" injuries, Knouse said. Typically, Knouse said, police do not expect an uptick in violence around the Halloween holiday. (more...)
Cuba announces new immigration policies to boost ex pat ties Cuba announces new immigration policies to boost ex pat ties
- October 29, 2017

Rodriguez stressed that while there's been a noted increase in the number of Cubans traveling overseas - over 769,000 since January 2013 - the socialist country has welcomed an ever-increasing number of compatriots living outside of the country, especially from the United States, according to Prensa Latina. (more...)
Former Congressman Himanta Biswa Sarma mocks Rahul Gandhi's 'dog' tweet Former Congressman Himanta Biswa Sarma mocks Rahul Gandhi's 'dog' tweet
- October 29, 2017

Talks about Gandhi's Twitter handle being managed by someone else began to circulate, when the oft mocked for his public remarks, Gandhi scion began to improve on his posts on the micro-blogging site, Twitter. National Conference leader Omar Abdullah came to Gandhi's rescue. While tagging the Assam minister's tweet, Rijiju wrote: "Many Congress (I) leaders also have similar stories but HImanta Biswa ji had the spunk to point-out & walk-out". (more...)
UP Minister Convoy Hits Boy in Gonda, Dies; CM Adityanath Announces Compensation UP Minister Convoy Hits Boy in Gonda, Dies; CM Adityanath Announces Compensation
- October 29, 2017

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the state's most senior police officer for a report and has announced Rs 5 lakhs compensation for the boy's family. Om Prakash Rajbhar, however, has claimed he was 25 kms away, in a different vehicle, when the incident happened. "I was informed about the incident after my cavalcade covered over 50 kilometres from the spot". (more...)
Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani will not extend term
- October 29, 2017

The fall of Kirkuk, considered by many Kurds the heart of their fatherland, was a major symbolic and financial blow to the Kurdish drive for independence championed by KRG President Masoud Barzani, since it halved the region's oil export revenue. (more...)
State Police urges people to participate in National Prescription Drug Takeback Day State Police urges people to participate in National Prescription Drug Takeback Day
- October 29, 2017

Heyworth Police Department, 108 S. Buchanan St. Law enforcement agencies, community groups and members of Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring's team will be accepting the medications to prevent misuse, abuse or accidental ingestion. (more...)
Bangladesh wins toss, bowls in 2nd T20 in South Africa Bangladesh wins toss, bowls in 2nd T20 in South Africa
- October 29, 2017

The visiting team once again looked out of ideas when the batsmen attacked their bowlers. Miller was only the fourth South African to hit a century in 100 T20 internationals. Seldom has a missed chance proved so costly. Just when everyone thought that the opener might score a much-deserved ton, he was snaffled by Saifuddin who was impressive so far. (more...)
Iran Has Fulfilled All Obligations under JCPOA: UN Nuclear Chief
- October 29, 2017

The statement comes as tensions between Tehran and Washington grow and the rhetoric becomes harsher. "The president noted that the IAEA's credibility as an important worldwide body in the world's public opinion is based on the fact that it carries out its professional and technical activities without being affected by some powers, and if some countries and their authorities attempt to influence the Agency's decisions and put it under pressure, it will not acceptable for us". (more...)

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