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Amritsar train tragedy: Railways deny responsibility, man who played Ravan dead

Amritsar train tragedy: Railways deny responsibility, man who played Ravan dead The injured were immediately taken to the civil hospitals near the area. Amritsar Police Commissioner SS Srivastava said on Amritsar train accident. The railways has said it was not informed by the organisers or the local administration that a Dussehra event was being organised near the tracks. Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh expressed shock at the incident and directed district a... [Full Article...]

Israel steps up armoured deployment on Gaza border

Israel steps up armoured deployment on Gaza border On the border of Gaza and Israel clashes, hundreds more were injured. More than 100 Palestinians were injured by Israeli fire during weekly protests on Friday, according to the Gaza health ministry, as Israel ramped up its military presence along the fence separating it from the blockaded Gaza Strip. [Full Article...]

Two charged in Georgia officer's shooting death

Two charged in Georgia officer's shooting death Gwinnett County Police said Toney and a second officer were attempting to make contact with the occupants of the vehicle when they were fired upon. The officer was approaching the auto when, police say, Maynard fired a weapon from inside the vehicle and struck him. [Full Article...]

Clemson Floor Collapse Injures Dozens

Clemson Floor Collapse Injures Dozens Partygoers tumbled into the basement of the clubhouse after it fell, many of them breaking bones as they landed. None of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening, Clemson Police Department said. Dixon said no individuals were entrapped. It is understood numerous people at the party attended nearby Clemson University . 'A large party in one of the buildings had the floor collapse trapp... [Full Article...]

At least 18 killed in Taiwan train derailment

At least 18 killed in Taiwan train derailment The Puyuma express train, headed for Taitung (台東), had a total of 366 passengers onboard when it came off the tracks close to Su'ao (蘇澳鎭). "They were crushed, so they died right away". Rescue services are on the scene, including 120 soldiers, and the Central News Agency is reporting that more than 30 people are still trapped. Local television reports said passengers were trying to escape through... [Full Article...]

Mohammed Dewji: Kidnapped billionaire returns home safely

Mohammed Dewji: Kidnapped billionaire returns home safely Mr Dewji was abducted by gunmen at the Colosseum Hotel early on 11 October, as he arrived for a morning workout. "I thank Allah that I have returned home safely", said a statement released by the 43-year-old, Indian-origin Mohammed Dewji's foundation. [Full Article...]

Italy approves final budget draft yet vows dialogue with EU

Italy approves final budget draft yet vows dialogue with EU Italy's deficit is now projected at 2.4 percent of GDP, far higher than the 0.8 percent estimate given by the earlier center-right government. "We are writing to consult you on the reasons why Italy plans an obvious significant deviation of the recommendations adopted by the Council under the Stability and Growth Pact", EU Commissioners Valdis Dombrovskis and Pierre Moscovici said in the lett... [Full Article...]

UK Challenges Saudi Arabia Over Missing Journalist

UK Challenges Saudi Arabia Over Missing Journalist Trump says nobody knows exactly what happened and expressed hope that Khashoggi is not dead. Earlier on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump said he had not yet spoken to Saudi officials about the journalist's disappearance. Ties between Ankara and Riyadh are at a low point over Turkey's support for Qatar in that country's yearlong dispute with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf nations. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle compares pregnancy to jet lag

Meghan Markle compares pregnancy to jet lag According to People , Markle has had her 12-week ultrasound and is "feeling well" so far. However, Meghan took a break from the Invictus Games events on Sunday morning though Harry watched a cycling competition. The Duchess of Sussex's first tour is an extremely busy one, with the royal couple scheduled to attend more than 70 engagements during a 16-day trip across four countries. [Full Article...]

Studies link higher crash rates with states that legalized marijuana

Studies link higher crash rates with states that legalized marijuana The IIHS ran a similar study that looked at police-reported crashes between 2012 and 2016 in Colorado, Oregon and Washington, and it found that the three states combined had experienced a 5.2-percent uptick in the crash rate per millions of vehicle registrations. [Full Article...]

Mattis to meet Chinese counterpart amid tensions

Mattis to meet Chinese counterpart amid tensions Randall Schriver, a USA assistant secretary of defence who helps guide Pentagon policy in Asia, said Mattis and Wei largely restated differing views on thorny security disputes but agreed on the need for durable ties. "We're two large powers, or two Pacific powers, two economic powers". Top Chinese and USA military officials have recently made a decision to sit down and try to mend fences in ord... [Full Article...]

Condo votes to remove Trump's name from UWS building

Condo votes to remove Trump's name from UWS building The letter stated that, under a licensing agreement signed in 2000, the building agreed to pay Trump $ 1 a year for use of his name - and the signs could not be taken down. The condo board estimates the job will cost about $23,000. This week's move to rid the condo building of the Trump nameplate follows a tooth-and-nail legal battle between the condo board and the Trump Organization . [Full Article...]

Meghan left Harry to fly solo in morning

Meghan left Harry to fly solo in morning The couple, who are taking Australia by storm on their first overseas tour, will become parents next year. The full-circle instance was about one year after the twosome made their highly-anticipated debut appearance at the Toronto Games in September 2017. [Full Article...]

40 of those killed in Amritsar mishap identified, 36 bodies cremated

40 of those killed in Amritsar mishap identified, 36 bodies cremated Witnesses report several children among the victims, and rescue operations are now underway, as police and volunteers search for bodies under the debris. Railway officials refused to comment on whether this procedure was followed this time. Railway authorities clarified that the organisers had not taken any permission from them to burn the effigy near the tracks. [Full Article...]

Khashoggi death: Don't give Saudi Arabia 'licence to kill', says RSF

Khashoggi death: Don't give Saudi Arabia 'licence to kill', says RSF However, a drip feed of details from a Turkish investigation appears to have forced Riyadh into admitting that Khashoggi did in fact die in the Saudi consulate. "We are not accusing anyone in advance but we don't accept anything to remain covered (up)", said ruling Justice and Development Party spokesman Omer Celik. [Full Article...]

Australia government loses crucial vote, leaving Israel embassy move in doubt

Australia government loses crucial vote, leaving Israel embassy move in doubt Voters in Malcolm Turnbull's old seat of Wentworth have passed a brutal judgement on the Liberal Party by electing independent Kerryn Phelps to replace the former prime minister, in a humiliating blow to the Coalition that leaves the government dealing with a hung parliament. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis discusses possible North Korea trip and urges push for peace

Pope Francis discusses possible North Korea trip and urges push for peace Officials from North and South Korea and the United Nations have begun talks to turn a border village into an unarmed neutral enclave where military guards and tourists from both sides would move freely across the demarcation line. In a separate statement, the Vatican said the Pope was not planning a trip to Taiwan. The evening before his meeting with the pope, President Moon attended a Mass f... [Full Article...]

Two top Trump aides tangle outside Oval Office over immigration

Two top Trump aides tangle outside Oval Office over immigration The argument revolved around difference of opinion over the White House's response to the drastic influx of migrants crossing the Southern border-and Kelly got even angrier when Trump took Bolton's side, CNN reported . "All Democrats fault for weak laws!" The White House has not commented on the incident, and President Trump said he'd "not heard about it". She said that while they were ferv... [Full Article...]

More than 60 infant bodies found at another funeral home in Detroit

More than 60 infant bodies found at another funeral home in Detroit The Cantrell Funeral Home was shut down for "deplorable conditions" in April after several violations, including decomposing remains, were found. LARA suspended its mortuary science establishment license. That lawsuit, filed in July, alleges that the Perry Funeral Home stored the remains of stillborn and live birth babies in the Wayne State University School of Mortuary Science morgue for up to ... [Full Article...]

People's Vote March: Kent protestors to join thousands in London

People's Vote March: Kent protestors to join thousands in London People calling for a second vote argue that while a small majority in 2016 did vote for Britain's exit from the 28-nation bloc, they did not vote on the terms of the separation. Opinion polls suggest growing support for another referendum. "The idea that you should have a second referendum would be incredibly damaging - most of all to the trust in democracy from people up and down this country... [Full Article...]


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