• Iran missile test condemned by USA and Israel 'never happened'
Iran missile test condemned by USA and Israel 'never happened'

Iran said on Saturday it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles) and would keep developing its arsenal despite USA pressure to stop. Reports of the launch came on the heels of widespread condemnation of Iran's ballistic missile program during the United Nations General Assembly and was widely interpr...

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  • Missouri sending National Guard to help US Virgin Islands hurricane recovery
Missouri sending National Guard to help US Virgin Islands hurricane recovery

A group who flew down and retrieved the animals from overcrowded shelters also treated many animals while they were there. Upon arrival, the pets were taken to Gear's farm, nearby shelters, new families or by other rescue organizations. Then she needed crates - plastic traveling cases for the cats and dogs - to ensure they would be transported sa...

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  • Jose Mourinho calls for 'balanced' Manchester United performance
Jose Mourinho calls for 'balanced' Manchester United performance

The big Belgian striker has had to wait five years since his arrival in England to play in the competition - and has now struck three goals in his first two games at Europe's top table. That suggests Eric Bailly could make his Champions League debut alongside one of Chris Smalling, Victor Lindelof or Axel Tuanzebe. Marouane Fellaini , moreov...

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  • Donald Trump's Potentially Illegal Habit of Deleting Tweets Is Getting More Ridiculous
Donald Trump's Potentially Illegal Habit of Deleting Tweets Is Getting More Ridiculous

Three recent Trump tweets about unusual were deleted Tuesday night, according to ProPublica , which tracks deleted tweets. In a political twist, the race was the stage for a proxy war of sorts between Trump and his recently ousted White House chief strategist Steve Bannon , who backed Moore .

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  • Siemens and Alstom announce rail merger to form 'European champion'
Siemens and Alstom announce rail merger to form 'European champion'

Six of them will be designated by Siemens , including the chairman. "The merger will lead to a more balanced global footprint", he said. "At the same time we're anxious because we're in direct competition with Siemens in all areas: very high speed trains, signalling, regional trains, metros, trams", he added.

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  • Top US general: My advice is to keep transgender troops
Top US general: My advice is to keep transgender troops

Chinese Ambassador to the UN Liu Jieyi said that the escalating rhetoric between the USA and North Korea is "too risky", adding that the situation can only be resolved through negotiations regarding Pyongyang's nuclear program . Dunford said the services are doing their part and are anxious to do more. That fight is now underway, and while the gen...

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  • Raw: All-in brawl breaks out in Uganda's Parliament during debate
Raw: All-in brawl breaks out in Uganda's Parliament during debate

Ugandans watching the debate over lifting the presidential age limit were dealt a blow Wednesday, after a house floor brawl resulted in a ban on live parliamentary broadcasts. Under the existing constitution, eligibility to stand as a presidential candidate in the East African country has an age ceiling of 75. "We engaged them with teargas", Kayima...

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  • Catalonia independence referendum: Trump says Spain should 'remain united'
Catalonia independence referendum: Trump says Spain should 'remain united'

He said: "I really think the people of Catalonia would stay with Spain". Demonstrators carried pro-independence flags and signs calling for the October 1 vote that the Spanish government calls illegal and has pledged to stop. "Today we can affirm that there will be no effective referendum in Catalonia". Speaking in a radio interview on Monday...

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  • Mexico Earthquake Kills 324 so far
Mexico Earthquake Kills 324 so far

The cupola of Our Lady of Angels Church split in half Sunday evening and crashed to the ground, but nobody was hurt. The application has been translated into Spanish and other languages so that it can be used by local rescuers and delegations from other countries that have descended on Mexico city to aid the massive and grim task.

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  • Megyn Kelly Launches New Show, Saying She's Done With Politics for Now
Megyn Kelly Launches New Show, Saying She's Done With Politics for Now

Her new NBC program appears to be as directionless as the first. Nevertheless, Kelly promised "fun" and "uplifting" stories with "hope to start your day". It's very clear she's trying to set herself up as the next Ellen DeGeneres or Oprah Winfrey , but does anyone like Kelly as much as they like those women? Kelly said she recently learn...

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  • Saudi government says it will allow women to drive
Saudi government says it will allow women to drive

So-called "guardianship" laws give men power over their female relatives. The decision has overturned a longstanding policy that has become a global symbol of the repression of women in the ultraconservative kingdom, the New York Times reported.

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  • John McDonnell pledges to end PFI 'scandal'
John McDonnell pledges to end PFI 'scandal'

At the same fringe event, Len McCluskey, leader of the Unite union, said he was unlikely to see numerous first days of a Labour government. "Completely consistent with what was in the manifesto, we are looking at a state, a government much, much bigger than anything we have experienced in a generation or two".

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  • OPEC's Efforts Pay Off: Oil Is Back in Bull Market
OPEC's Efforts Pay Off: Oil Is Back in Bull Market

Will the drawdown continue at a pace sufficient to eliminate oversupply and boost oil prices? The Opec meeting last week provided a few positive headlines but fell short of any actual announcements. The investment bank argued that draining inventories too low would initially benefit OPEC through higher prices, but ultimately OPEC would lose g...

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  • Watching Maria: Tropical Storm Watch In Effect for NC Coast
Watching Maria: Tropical Storm Watch In Effect for NC Coast

Little has changed in the outlook for the storm, now a minimal hurricane about 190 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras and moving north at 7 mph. The forecasters said these systems have decayed to a relatively large extent by the time they enter our latitudes, but their remnants still contain air of tropical origin, which can still exert an influenc...

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  • India says no to troop deployment in Afghanistan
India says no to troop deployment in Afghanistan

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis' two-day visit to India starting Tuesday will underscore India's contribution towards Afghanistan's stability and security and how it can be improved. The Trump administration, while announcing its new Afghan policy, asked India to do more to help Afghanistan with its developmental needs. He also recalled hi...

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  • Gas prices begin to decline
Gas prices begin to decline

Tennessee's average gas prices have declined steadily for the last two weeks by a total of 8 cents since peaking at $2.60 on September 10. Ann Arbor is also down 6.9 cents to $2.46 per gallon; Flint down 12.4 cents to $2.35 per gallon and Toledo down 9.1 cents to $2.29 per gallon.

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  • United Nations reports human rights abuses in Crimea by Russian Federation
United Nations reports human rights abuses in Crimea by Russian Federation

People left in citizenship limbo "cannot own agricultural land, vote and be elected, register a religious community, apply to hold a public meeting, hold positions in the public administration", she added. "We call on the Russian occupation authorities to vacate Mr. Semena's conviction, allow him to resume his journalistic activity, and cease their...

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  • Tech firms back Trump administration STEM and computer science program
Tech firms back Trump administration STEM and computer science program

Ivanka Trump, the President's daughter and White House adviser , is joining business leaders from some of the companies to to unveil a series of "private-sector commitments" to technical education in Detroit Tuesday, the Internet Association said.

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  • Modi tells people to travel all over country
Modi tells people to travel all over country

He congratulated Bilal Dar from Srinagar - the new brand ambassador of cleanliness. Let us become a student to know the incredible diversity of India . PM Modi said the programme has played an important role in the integration of every section of society and improving the governance by getting nationwide inputs.

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  • Trump's New Travel Restrictions Prove His 'Fake Empathy' for Iranians: Zarif
Trump's New Travel Restrictions Prove His 'Fake Empathy' for Iranians: Zarif

Iran has all options on the table, including pulling out of the 2015 nuclear agreement and bolstering its nuclear program at a "greater speed", should President Trump decertify the pact, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif told CNN . It has the capacity to carry multiple warheads. He was referring to Trump's remarks before a meeting with Qatari Emir Sh...

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