• At least 20 children injured in stairwell collapse in San Diego
At least 20 children injured in stairwell collapse in San Diego

The injuries are described as minor to moderate. All are expected to survive. About 50 kids attending "Kids Night Out" at Vault PK , a Parkour training facility at Main and Sigsbee streets, ran at the same time to the upper level of the indoor gymnasium for pizza.

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  • Trump says he will never call N Korea leader 'short and fat'
Trump says he will never call N Korea leader 'short and fat'

Asked about the possibility of becoming friends with the North Korean leader during a Sunday joint news conference in Vietnam, Trump did not rule it out. Trump attempted a symbolic stare-down of Kim this week at the heavily fortified border that separates North and South Korea, but heavy fog forced the cancellation of his plans.

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  • Powerful earthquake strikes near Iraqi city of Halabja
Powerful earthquake strikes near Iraqi city of Halabja

Iranian state television said the quake was felt in numerous cities in the country and had damaged eight villages, including knocking out electricity in many of them. 'I thought at first that it was a huge bomb. "But then I heard everyone around me screaming 'Earthquake!' ". Several people posted videos of swaying light fixtures to social media.

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  • GOP Sen. Toomey: Roy Moore Should Step Aside Over Sex Allegations
GOP Sen. Toomey: Roy Moore Should Step Aside Over Sex Allegations

Toomey made the remarks after The Washington Post last week reported Moore's alleged relationships with teenage girls while he was in his early 30s. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) on NBC's " Meet the Press ". "I have to say, I think the accusations have more credibility than the denial", Toomey said. The election is December 12.

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  • TPP nations 'have made good progress' on deal, no-show 'a misunderstanding'
TPP nations 'have made good progress' on deal, no-show 'a misunderstanding'

The Vietnamese trade minister says 11 Pacific Rim countries have reached a "fundamental agreement" on continuing with a free trade pact after the US abandoned it. Indeed, since his arrival in Vietnam, Trudeau has said he wouldn't cave to "pressure" from others, telegraphing that Canada did not have its pen in hand heading into Danang, the site of t...

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  • Arab League To Meet On Iran at Saudi Request
Arab League To Meet On Iran at Saudi Request

But Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected that possibility. "There are negotiations we need to start on Iran's ballistic missiles", Macron said. Security Council resolutions. Qassemi urged France to pursue "realistic, fair and far-sighted" policies on the ongoing developments in the Middle East and the Persian Gulf region.

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  • KFA seeks disciplinary action against Colombian player for making racist gesture
KFA seeks disciplinary action against Colombian player for making racist gesture

South Korea defeated Colombia 2-1 in an global friendly thanks to a brace from Tottenham's Son Heung Min on Thursday night, but the biggest talking point to emerge from the game is, unfortunately, a controversial gesture made by a Colombian player towards an opponent.

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  • AJK rightfully belongs to Pakistan, says Abdullah
AJK rightfully belongs to Pakistan, says Abdullah

Talking about future of peace in the Valley, the National Conference Chief said, "If they want peace, government will have to talk to Pakistan". "Both India and Pakistan must sit together with the people of both parts of Kashmir and work out internal autonomy for both parts within the existing borders".

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  • India doesn't need 5 different GST slabs but one tax: Rahul Gandhi
India doesn't need 5 different GST slabs but one tax: Rahul Gandhi

As many as 178 items of daily use were shifted from the top tax bracket of 28 per cent to 18 per cent, while a uniform 5 per cent tax was prescribed for all restaurants, both air- conditioned and non-AC. Sinha and Shourie, who had held several portfolios in the Vajpayee government between 1998-2004, had criticised the Modi government on several eco...

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  • Israel shoots down drone over Golan Heights
Israel shoots down drone over Golan Heights

The missile was launched from a Patriot battery located in the city Safed in the Upper Galilee. "The IDF (Israel Defense Forces) intercepted a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) that attempted to infiltrate Israeli airspace in the Golan Heights using a Patriot missile", the statement read.

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  • Bulls Picked as NBA All-Star Game Host
Bulls Picked as NBA All-Star Game Host

Johnson of the Chicago Tribune. He was joined by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Bulls President and Chief Operating Officer Michael Reinsdorf . The next night, Jordan scored 40 points and earned MVP honors as the East beat the West 138-133. The All-Star game will be played in Los Angeles in 2018 and Charlotte in 2019.

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  • Japanese PM Falls Into A Sandy Hole And Trump Doesn't Notice
Japanese PM Falls Into A Sandy Hole And Trump Doesn't Notice

Donald Trump and his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, started by delicately spooning out the food into the pond to the waiting koi, which had been rounded up by a clapping Japanese aide. In a toast, Trump told the story of how, after he won the election last November, he was bombarded by phone calls from world leaders offering congratulations.

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  • George Takei denies sexually assaulting former male model
George Takei denies sexually assaulting former male model

The publication reported that it spoke with four of Brunton's friends - Norah Roadman, Rob Donovan, Stephen Blackshear and Jan Steward - who said that the actor had confided in them about the Takei encounter years ago. Brunton's claim followed an avalanche of sexual assault and harassment allegations against prominent men in the worlds of entert...

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  • 'Mad Men' Writer Kater Gordon Accuses Showrunner Matthew Weiner of Sexual Harassment
'Mad Men' Writer Kater Gordon Accuses Showrunner Matthew Weiner of Sexual Harassment

Gordon says that during a late-night writing session, Weiner told her that she owed it to him to see her naked. If even a fraction of the current stories we're hearing turn out to be true (and frankly, they all sound credible to me), then she has her work cut out for her.

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  • Saudi forces lift Yemen airport blockade
Saudi forces lift Yemen airport blockade

Minutes later, another strike hit my neighbour's house. The casualty toll could rise as rescuers search through the rubble for survivors. Despite the reopening of Wadea, however, and the allowing of limited ships into southern Aden port, United Nations officials say that the Saudi-led coalition is still blocking all of their aid deliveries into...

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  • Duterte thanks Putin for Russia's timely assistance in Marawi siege
Duterte thanks Putin for Russia's timely assistance in Marawi siege

He said on Friday that the Philippines expected leaders to announce the start of negotiations on the COC. In the photo, Duterte was at the back row, flanked by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.

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  • NGT slams Delhi govt on Odd-Even, verdict today
NGT slams Delhi govt on Odd-Even, verdict today

NGT asks the Delhi government to prove whether the odd-even scheme has reduced pollution. Tell us if the 500 new buses you are putting on the roads are diesel vehicles or CNG. It has asked you to implement the measures to combat pollution. "I know public transport suffers from several issues, but we need to start thinking and act before it is t...

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  • Parade, festival held at Civic Center Park for Veterans Day
Parade, festival held at Civic Center Park for Veterans Day

Stephen Doyle, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 832 South Portland; Capt. Michael Baroody of the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Northern New England; Mayor Patricia Smith and City Clerk Emily Scully. Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph R. Menard, a combat engineer, will be the keynote speaker, discussing the contributions of Army engineers during war and peace.

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  • Honor our veterans today and every day
Honor our veterans today and every day

Veterans Day does not include an apostrophe but does include an "s" at the end of "veterans" because it is not a day that "belongs" to veterans, it is a day for honoring all veterans. On June 4, 1926, Congress passed a resolution that the "recurring anniversary of [November 11, 1918] should be commemorated with thanksgiving and prayer and exerci...

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  • Supreme Court Rejects Petition Filed Against Release Of 'Padmavati'
Supreme Court Rejects Petition Filed Against Release Of 'Padmavati'

But looks like a good news has come for the team of Padmavati as the Home Minister of the state has assured that the film will release in Rajasthan. After the Supreme Court dismissed a petition against the release of the movie, BJP lawmaker Subramanian Swamy had a few statements to make on it.

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