Dollar dips vs yen as bets on imminent BOJ easing fade

In currency markets, the US dollar index was trading at 95.859 in early Asia time, after falling as low as 95.14 after the nonfarm payrolls release last Friday. "Even with the current framework there is ample room for further monetary easing in eit... More..

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Israeli police: Palestinian car attacker shot dead

Occupation authorities claimed the driver, who they did not identify as either Nimir or the other person who was injured, attempted to run over Israeli police and border guard officers before they fired at the ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

University of Vermont axes North Carolina game over LGBT law

A federal court granted a request on Friday (26 August) that will stop North Carolina's HB2 law from being enforced while it is being challenged in court. The injunction affects three plaintiffs, including an...More..

by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

United Nations delegation in South Sudan pledges cooperation with Kiir govt

The diplomats had arrived on Friday in a bid to secure Kiir's agreement to the extra troops. The Security Council members reminded President Kiir's government about the resolution the Council passed in August...More..

by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Revelations from Gabe Sherman's Roger Ailes Cover Story

NY magazine on Friday morning published an end-of-summer, longform story chronicling the fall from power of former Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes. Sherman accused Ailes of "recruiting" Fox News persona...More..

Taliban bombings kill at least 24 in Afghanistan
by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Taliban bombings kill at least 24 in Afghanistan

Among those killed was General Abdul Raziq, a senior Afghan army official and the chief of police for district two of Kabul city. Deputy Defence Ministry spokesperson Mohammad Radmanish said the second suic...More..

by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

US Condemns North Korea's Firing of 3 Missiles

The missiles were fired at around 12:14 p.m. toward the East Sea from western Hwangju County in North Hwanghae Province. "This year, North Korea conducted a fourth nuclear test and a ballistic missile provo...More..

Pence gives no further details on Trump's immigration plan
by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Pence gives no further details on Trump's immigration plan

When asked whether Trump also will release his returns, however, Pence said no, citing an ongoing audit of the Republican presidential nominee's taxes. Pence agreed that to compare Clinton with the president ...More..

Still No Certainty on Russia-Mediated Talks Between Israeli, Palestinian Leaders
by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Still No Certainty on Russia-Mediated Talks Between Israeli, Palestinian Leaders

As part of the visit Ms Bishop discussed Australia and Israel's bilateral relationship, the ongoing Middle East peace process and Australian development assistance to the Palestinian Territories. It comes after...More..

Hermine hits Florida coast as 1st hurricane in a decade
by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Hermine hits Florida coast as 1st hurricane in a decade

Alligator Point road collapsed during the storm surge from Hurricane Hermine. According to The Weather Channel , Hermine is headed offshore and no longer weakening as it prepares to bring coastal flooding, b...More..

Navjot Singh Sidhu forms 'new' political front in Punjab
by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Navjot Singh Sidhu forms 'new' political front in Punjab

With Navjot Sidhu's Awaaz-e-Punjab also leaping onto the bandwagon, the cacophony can only grow. Reports had said that the former BJP leader wanted the AAP to project him as the chief ministerial candidate; h...More..

Thousands line up to see Donald Trump in Everett
by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Thousands line up to see Donald Trump in Everett

The rally includes Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson. Brandon Knox, 18, of Auburn, arrived early in the morning to line up to see the candidate. By Thursday, Trump backtracked again, telling Fox News host Bill O...More..

by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Syrian rebels advance on Kurds as Turkish strikes kill 35

The Turkish military is "taking every precaution and showing maximum sensitivity to ensure that civilians living in the area are not harmed", Anadolu reported . The BBC, however, said the British-based Syria...More..

by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Ex-Stanford swimmer leaves jail after serving half his term

The two women detailed their assaults and the unsatisfying criminal and administrative processes they endured afterwards - processes that Willingham said for many victims can feel like a "second rape". "Emily, ...More..

Violence erupts in Zimbabwe after anti-Mugabe protest
by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Violence erupts in Zimbabwe after anti-Mugabe protest

The protesters were overjoyed with their war trophy and repeatedly proclaimed that, in a sense, they had "captured Robert Mugabe". The economic and political crisis in the country triggered the protests. "We ...More..

by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Two Officers Shot at Fresno County Jail

Two Fresno County Sheriff's correctional officers were shot on Saturday after an altercation with a man in the lobby of the Fresno County Jail. They say one suspect is in custody. This undated photo provided by...More..

Tens of thousands without power in Florida
by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Tens of thousands without power in Florida

Workers remove downed trees during cleanup operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Hermine in Tallahassee, Florida September 2, 2016 . "There is also the possibility of life-threatening inundation during th...More..

Zim charges 68 with violence after protests, activist denied bail
by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Zim charges 68 with violence after protests, activist denied bail

The brother of missing Zimbabwean activist Itai Dzamara, who is now in neighbouring South Africa, has claimed that he would never run away from president Robert Mugabe's "brutal" regime. "Use of force should on...More..

by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Brock Turner leaves jail, gets hate mail for sexual assault

Eight days before Turners release , the court announced Persky would be reassigned from the criminal to the civil division, reportedly at his own request. A Florida judge's response was to ignore the victim's ...More..

by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Obama: US & Russia still working on ceasefire deal in Syria

Yet he said this diplomatic deal was "worth trying" in the hope it would ultimately help to end the brutal six year long war. "But if we do not get some buy-in from the Russians on reducing the violence and e...More..

Donald Trump tries to woo black voters in visit to Detroit
by | Sunday, September 04, 2016

Donald Trump tries to woo black voters in visit to Detroit

But Simpson said he doubts the mogul will make large gains with black voters "overnight", saying it will take a while to erase the perception that African-Americans have of Trump. Sounding his campaign's standa...More..

Mark Tromp found but mystery remains
by | Sunday, September 04, 2016

Mark Tromp found but mystery remains

It is not known if Mr Tromp was responsible and may have been trying to get supplies, but his family are hopeful it was him. "She was lying on the floor", Mr Whittaker said. "He's not risky, he's my mate, my fa...More..

President Obama on Visit to Flood-Ravaged Louisiana
by | Sunday, September 04, 2016

President Obama on Visit to Flood-Ravaged Louisiana

Martin Johnson, professor of mass communication and political science at Louisiana State University, said he understood the frustration and that it's not uncommon to hear partisan attacks during natural disas...More..

Flashback: Bill Clinton Says In 1995 What Trump Says Today On Immigration
by | Sunday, September 04, 2016

Flashback: Bill Clinton Says In 1995 What Trump Says Today On Immigration

The Hillary Clinton campaign can barely hide their happiness over Trump spinning his wheels on immigration. The Republican presidential nominee promised Wednesday to remove millions of people living in the Un...More..

by | Sunday, September 04, 2016

Donald Trump's Immigration Speech Resonated With His Base

That seemed odd, given that Trump vows at virtually every stop that he will force Mexico to pay for it. On Wednesday, Trump flew to Mexico City and held an hour of talks with Mexican President Enrique Pena-Ni...More..

After easy win, Rubio has bigger challenge to keep seat
by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

After easy win, Rubio has bigger challenge to keep seat

With 98 percent of precincts tallied, Rubio won 72 percent of the Republican vote while Murphy dispatched fellow congressman Alan Grayson with 59 percent of the Democratic vote. Two other minor candidates d...More..

by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Obama to open conservation tour in Lake Tahoe and Hawaii

I believe he is going to go down as one of the best leaders that the Senate ever had. Obama used the event to announce more than $33 million in funding for ecosystem restoration and renewable energy projects....More..

by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

No Apparent Zika Virus Spread at Rio Olympics, WHO Says

The announcement comes despite concerns preceding the games that the Olympics could provide a unsafe opportunity for the virus to spread. Researchers included scientists from the London School of Hygiene & Trop...More..

Jared Fogle Blames Victim's Parents For Emotional Distress
by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Jared Fogle Blames Victim's Parents For Emotional Distress

In the motion, Fogle-who is now serving a minimum sentence of 13 years in federal prison over his 2015 plea deal on sex abuse and child pornography charges-claimed Jane's Doe's parents abused alcohol in front...More..

Tropical Storm Hermine: Here's what to expect
by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Tropical Storm Hermine: Here's what to expect

Water levels are expected to rise to as high as 9 feet in Ochlockonee River to Yankeetown and as high as 4 feet around Tampa Bay. "It is a mess", Virgil Sandlin, the Cedar Key police chief told the Weather...More..

England v Pakistan, Headingley: Jonny Bairstow steps in for injured Jos Buttler
by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

England v Pakistan, Headingley: Jonny Bairstow steps in for injured Jos Buttler

Hales admitted, like Jos Buttler and Liam Plunkett before him, that he has yet to decide - even though a no-show would threaten his precarious hold on the position of Test match opener. Their previous highest...More..

by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Putin says Russia didn't hack US Democratic Party

Democratic Party organizations but the information uncovered was important, Bloomberg news agency reported on Friday. Abe said he wanted the December summit with Putin to take place in his home town of Na...More..

Kerry says united with allies over South China Sea
by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Kerry says united with allies over South China Sea

The Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (Lemoa) was inked here by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar during his latest visit to the United States, and his USA counterpart Defence Secretary Ashton Carter. ...More..

by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

CNN Poll of Polls: Clinton's lead cut in half

US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign raised record $143 million in August, her campaign team has announced. Clinton's lead narrowed from 5.5 percent a week ago. In that case, Clinton's ...More..

by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Two Central Texas Pilots aim to help flood victims in Louisiana

The president has been criticized for waiting until after this New England vacation to tour the flooding. He thanked the first responders in Louisiana , the National Guard and the Good Samaritans who helped ...More..

by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Uzbek President dies at 78 after suffering stroke: government

Karimov, who has dominated the ex-Soviet nation for 25 years, had previously been reported to be in critical condition after his health worsened "sharply" following a stroke, a statement from the Uzbekistan gov...More..

North Korea may have kidnapped missing American student in 2004, website reports
by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

North Korea may have kidnapped missing American student in 2004, website reports

According to the report , Sneddon was working as a tutor in Pyongyang, and he was married with children. For decades, North Korea kidnapped foreigners and forced them to teach their native languages. Followin...More..

by | Friday, September 02, 2016

Putin, Obama to discuss Syrian conflict in China

Such a specific remark on Putin's possible Japan visit was made by a Russian official for the first time . The boys were photographed sitting around a meeting table with Mr Putin while wearing translation he...More..

by | Friday, September 02, 2016

France wants halt to 'imbalanced' EU-US trade deal talks

While British PM Theresa May has insisted the negotiation process for leaving the European Union will not begin until Britain is ready, France is keen for London to get on with the job. On Sunday, German Econom...More..

Trump remains firm on immigration
by | Friday, September 02, 2016

Trump remains firm on immigration

Trump supporters recognize that practical and expensive problems abound in getting our immigration system to function properly, but they prefer a president who nevertheless maintains the integrity of the laws a...More..

by | Friday, September 02, 2016

Sevilla takes City cast-off Nasri, Valencia toughens defense

Nasri's City team-mate and compatriot Eliaquim Mangala, a £42million signing from Porto two years ago, has also moved out after joining Valencia on a season-long loan. During the time I was injured I reconsider...More..

by | Friday, September 02, 2016

Magnitude-7.1 quake strikes off New Zealand

This is the message by New Zealand civil defense after they issued a tsunami warning. An earlier warning for the east of the South Island was lifted. Sirens were sounding in Auckland, New Zealand. "That did c...More..

Bangladesh police kill 3, including Canadian suspect in Dhaka attack
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Bangladesh police kill 3, including Canadian suspect in Dhaka attack

Chowdhury, a Bangladeshi-Canadian citizen, had earlier been named by the police as the main suspected in the attack on the cafe in Gulshan, an upscale Dhaka neighbourhood. Islam said Chowdhury's arrest was a ...More..

Bomb explodes at Brussels criminology institute, no casualties
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Bomb explodes at Brussels criminology institute, no casualties

This location was not chosen randomly, " said spokeswoman Ine Van Wymersch. The institute works with Belgium's justice authorities to carry out investigations. Belgium's police and army have also been deploye...More..

Australian explorer looking at grounds for lawsuit over fracking ban
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Australian explorer looking at grounds for lawsuit over fracking ban

A state parliamentary inquiry into the industry past year received more than 1600 submissions, most opposing fracking. Exemptions to the ban include gas storage and carbon storage research. Until 2020, the ...More..

Clinton Says Trump Unleashes 'Radical Fringe' In GOP
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Clinton Says Trump Unleashes 'Radical Fringe' In GOP

On Tuesday's NBC Nightly News , she similarly rushed to Clinton's defense. Even though Goldman did draw attention to the new connections between the fundraiser attendees and foundation donations, she seemed ...More..

Students at Pretoria Girls High School protest racist policies
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Students at Pretoria Girls High School protest racist policies

The schoolgirls made a decision to take a stand against archaic rules regarding hair after one student was pulled aside by a teacher and told that her afro was "too unruly". CNN reached out to both Lawson Brown...More..

Brian Molefe: I am captured by the Constitution, not the Guptas
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Brian Molefe: I am captured by the Constitution, not the Guptas

The minister also said she believed that she and the Treasury should meet to talk through how best to resolve the issue‚ which had become a "huge matter in the public space". "The prepayments we have made are n...More..

Vishal Dadlani, Congress leader booked over Jain monk remarks
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Vishal Dadlani, Congress leader booked over Jain monk remarks

Tehseen Poonawalla also received a lot of criticism for comments on the monk. The case against Dadlani was registered on a complaint filed by one Puneet Arora. I seek kshama from Muni Shri Tarun Sagar ji ...More..

Dadlani booked by Haryana Police
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Dadlani booked by Haryana Police

Reportedly, Jain members have filed a police complaint against Vishal Dadlani and Tehseen Poonawala , who has also tweeted on the same. The case against Dadlani and Poonawalla in Ambala was registered un...More..