• United Nations cheers anti-nuclear group ICAN on Nobel win
United Nations cheers anti-nuclear group ICAN on Nobel win

Despite Japan's decades-long campaign against nuclear weapons , the government found itself in a bind as it relies on the US nuclear umbrella for its security and is, like the nuclear powers, not a party to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons adopted in July, for which ICAN is being honored.

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  • Relentless Karunaratne strengthens Sri Lanka in Second Test
Relentless Karunaratne strengthens Sri Lanka in Second Test

The second test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan will be played today at the Dubai worldwide Cricket Stadium.This is the sixth day-night test match to be played with the use of a pink ball. There is so much to play for in the second and final Test in Dubai . These all are some terms of the Pakistan vs Sri Lanka match which is maintain ...

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  • Turkey says major operation underway in Syria's Idlib
Turkey says major operation underway in Syria's Idlib

Erdogan, who was speaking his AK Party's 26th Consultation and Assessment meeting said that, "We will never allow the formation of a terror corridor along our Syrian border. The two leaders also stressed the importance of preserving Iraq and Syria's territorial integrity in their phone call, presidential sources said, Daily Sabah reported.

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  • Trump Called Schumer Friday To Talk Health Care
Trump Called Schumer Friday To Talk Health Care

Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer has always expressed a willingness to work with both the President and the GOP on a comprehensive plan, however key Republicans have refused to even hear Democrats out. Trump also met with the NY senator and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to discuss a legislative amnesty for Deferred Action for Childhood Ar...

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  • Body Parts Found By Divers of Swedish Journalist Kim Wall
Body Parts Found By Divers of Swedish Journalist Kim Wall

Earlier this week investigators found that Madsen had images "which we presume to be real" of women being strangled and decapitated on a computer in a laboratory he ran. Another bag found nearby contained her missing clothes. "Around dinnertime we found one leg, and then another leg". The submarine bird for a few hours overnight from August 10 ...

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  • Loveland-area weather: Cloudy, with a slight chance of showers
Loveland-area weather: Cloudy, with a slight chance of showers

Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible. Winds: SW 5-10 miles per hour. "Tropical Storm Nate is forecast to reach the northern Gulf Coast this weekend as a hurricane". Skies will be mostly sunny with a high near 76. Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy - low around 53. Cloudy, with a high near 78. N...

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  • White House chief of staff's personal phone was compromised
White House chief of staff's personal phone was compromised

The breach is coming to light now because in September, White House aides produced a memo about the incident. A White House spokesperson said Kelly hadn't used the phone "often" since joining the administration, which implies he still kept it around some of the time.

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  • Cardinal George Pell returns to court on historical sex offence charges
Cardinal George Pell returns to court on historical sex offence charges

Many details concerning the allegations against Cardinal Pell can not be reported for legal reasons but they involve "multiple complainants". The committal mention hearing will take place in Melbourne . The court heard the prosecution's brief of evidence was "voluminous". The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney has previously said it would not pay ...

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  • International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2017
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2017

ICAN played a key role in implementing a nuclear weapons ban treaty - the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - in July , although none of the nine countries with nuclear weapons have signed it. The committee said in its formal announcement of this year's prize that its decision came at time when "the risk of nuclear weapons being us...

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  • Over half million Rohingya fled Myanmar, 2000 per day, says UN
Over half million Rohingya fled Myanmar, 2000 per day, says UN

Myanmar troops launched a crackdown in the Rakhine state in response to attacks on three border posts in 2016 that killed nine police officers, since then many Rohingya Muslims have tried to move into Bangladesh illegally. An EU delegation also joined the UN's whistle-stop trip to Rakhine, which took in Maungdaw and Rathedaung areas, explaining ...

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  • Trump order protects 'freedom to discriminate' against LGBT people
Trump order protects 'freedom to discriminate' against LGBT people

Earlier this year Donald Trump signed an order appointed anti-LGBT conservative Jeff Sessions to heady a "religious freedom" review . "We can not afford to be complacent in the face of violence that threatens too many of our communities", Sessions said in his memo on the project.

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  • 'We'll be looking into' bump stocks ban
'We'll be looking into' bump stocks ban

NBC News reported Tuesday that a different Las Vegas gun store, New Frontier Armory, said Paddock purchased a rifle and shotgun once, but that the weapons were likely not used in the attack. Trump later tweeted a video of him meeting the victims of the shooting at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada. "They spent an hour more tha...

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  • Hillary Clinton: Gun law move would have racked up the death toll
Hillary Clinton: Gun law move would have racked up the death toll

Alt-right Twitter rival may lose domain MORE took to Twitter to offer her sympathy to those affected. "In the confines of the members-only elevators, where my colleagues could speak honestly, I heard colleagues confide that any vote for gun safety would lower their NRA scores, making them casualties in the next election".

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  • Trump Might 'Abandon Iran Nuclear Deal'
Trump Might 'Abandon Iran Nuclear Deal'

The agreement provided Iran with billions of dollars in sanctions relief in exchange for widespread curbs on and access to its nuclear programme. Trump had in the past called the Iran nuclear pact an "embarrassment" and "the worst deal ever negotiated ".

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  • Russian Federation calls to extend OPEC production cut deal
Russian Federation calls to extend OPEC production cut deal

As for the arms deal, Saudi Arabia is buying the S-400 air defense system, the Kornet anti-tank guided missile systems and multiple rocket launchers. Salman arrived in Moscow along with Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir and Minister of State Musaed al-Aiban. "This would demand that Iran give up interference wi...

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  • United States and South Korea to
United States and South Korea to "engage soon" on KORUS amendments

To view the full article, register now. While no details have yet been made available on the specific changes the two sides might seek, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg adds there are some indications. But through July 2017, the bilateral trade deficit fell to $13.1 billion from $18.8 billion during the same period of 2016, according to U.S. Census Bu...

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  • No problem between me and Barcelona during talks, insists Iniesta
No problem between me and Barcelona during talks, insists Iniesta

The Spain midfielder reached an agreement with Barca for a new "lifetime" deal at the club on Friday, extending his lengthy association with the Catalan giants having joined in 1996. In fact, he even suggested that a year ago he had begun to pick up the first signals that maybe his career was coming to end. Iniesta's contract was due to expire ne...

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  • Russian Hackers 'Used Antivirus Software' To Steal NSA Data
Russian Hackers 'Used Antivirus Software' To Steal NSA Data

The employee had taken classified material home to work on his computer, and his use of Kaspersky Lab antivirus software enabled Russian hackers to see his files, the individuals said. "This action is based on the information security risks presented by the use of Kaspersky products", the DHS said in a statement at the time.

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  • House GOP members write ATF asking for review of bump stocks
House GOP members write ATF asking for review of bump stocks

Also known by the brand name Slide Fire , bump-fire stocks, or "bump stocks", modify such rifles as an AR-15 to "allow it to fire in rapid succession or automatic fire", said Sam Rabadi, a retired ATF special agent. The attachment basically allows a shooter to use his shoulder and a gun's recoil to create a rapid-fire effect that is hard to repl...

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  • $25bn Contracts: Kachikwu Silent After Meeting With Buhari
$25bn Contracts: Kachikwu Silent After Meeting With Buhari

The Senate committee is to be chaired by Aliyu Wamako while its members include Tayo Alasoadura, Akpan Bassey, Samuel Anyanwu, and Ahmed Ogembe. Baru was also accused of making appointments following the same pattern and trying to sabotage the successes recorded in the oil sector.

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