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No gearbox penalty for Sebastian Vettel in Japan

No gearbox penalty for Sebastian Vettel in Japan His efforts in Malaysia come after he had rivals Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas cracking up after "letting rip" in a press conference after the Singapore Grand Prix. With Vettel in a similar situation this season, the Ferrari driver will be praying for a repeat of that grand prix five years on. I was so glad to see him win one on merit. [Full Article...]

NASA streams first of three October spacewalks

NASA streams first of three October spacewalks Expedition 53 astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba will also "stand" on Canadarm2 during spacewalks on October 10 and October 18. During three spacewalks on October 5, 10 and 18, astronauts will replace an aging Latching End Effector (LEE) at the end of the Canadarm2 robotic arm. [Full Article...]

Pak Army says India poses 'perpetual threat' to Pakistan

Pak Army says India poses 'perpetual threat' to Pakistan He stated this while addressing at the US Institute of Peace in Washington Thursday. He stressed that Pakistan and the United States share a common desire for peace and stability in Afghanistan and the region at large. "Kashmiris have faced all forms and manifestations of state-sponsored terrorism". Asif, who is in the U.S. to rebuild bilateral ties frayed after President Donald Trump accuse... [Full Article...]

U.S. rocker Tom Petty reported 'clinging to life'

U.S. rocker Tom Petty reported 'clinging to life' He was a writer and craftsman who added scores of songs to rock's lexicon. Petty was best known as the lead singer of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers rock band, producing such hits as " American Girl ", " Breakdown ", " Free Fallin ", "Learning to Fly" and " Refugee ". [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia agrees to buy Russian S-400 air defense system

Saudi Arabia agrees to buy Russian S-400 air defense system Saudi Arabia started preparing for the visit of the 81-year-old monarch, who rarely travels outside his country, several years in advance. Now everything will depend on the personal meeting between the leaders of Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia. [Full Article...]

House Backed 20 Week Abortion Ban Heads to Senate

House Backed 20 Week Abortion Ban Heads to Senate Five of Louisiana's six members of the U.S. House of Representatives have voted in favor of the Pain-Capable Unborn Protection Act, which prohibits any person from performing or attempting an abortion after the 20-week period. The United States is one of only seven countries that allow elective, late-term abortions without restrictions. Although Attorney General Mark Herring has said such a ban i... [Full Article...]

Pakistan shelling on LoC in Poonch kills a boy, injures five others

Pakistan shelling on LoC in Poonch kills a boy, injures five others The critically injured persons were referred to the Government Medical College Hospital Jammu for specialized treatment. The troops guarding the borderline retaliated and gave a befitting reply to the Pakistani shelling. The Indian Army has foiled an infiltration bid by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on September 26. "Pakistan Army effectively... [Full Article...]

Pistorius family vows legal action over Blade Runner Killer movie

Pistorius family vows legal action over Blade Runner Killer movie Cpt Mangena goes on to describe how he believes Steenkamp then fell onto a seated position on top of a magazine rack, and the knowledge of this prompted Pistorius to change directions and fire three more shots, including a fatal head shot. [Full Article...]

Congress upbeat as Uttar Pradesh government allows Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi

Congress upbeat as Uttar Pradesh government allows Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi The Congress leader, who was earlier denied permission to visit Amethi, would also be given protection by the district administration during his scheduled visit. Yogendra Kumar, the Amethi district president of the party, had written to district magistrate Yogesh Kumar last week informing him about the dates. With Congress reacting angrily to the DM's letter by calling it politically motivated... [Full Article...]

Bangladesh to move 15000 Rohingya from tribal district

Bangladesh to move 15000 Rohingya from tribal district The Myanmar delegation did not speak to the media. Over the past weeks, almost 510,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees have crossed Myanmar's borders into Bangladesh, where they are staying at refugee camps in the Cox's Bazar border district. Local officials in Rakhine said Monday's tour includes meetings with relatives of victims allegedly killed by Muslim militants during the violence against Mro and... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says he 'won't fail' with North Korea

Donald Trump says he 'won't fail' with North Korea Tillerson who is in China had said that the USA was in direct communication with North Korea as part of their effort to reduce tension. "We have lines of communication with Pyongyang". "I mean, we should step it up". "I think Tillerson understands that every intelligence agency we have says there's no amount of economic pressure you can put on North Korea to get them to stop this program bec... [Full Article...]

Mark Zuckerberg apologises for Facebook mistake

Mark Zuckerberg apologises for Facebook mistake Fewer than half of the ads - which ran between 2015 and 2017 - were seen before the election, with 56 percent of them seen after the election. - For 50% of the ads, less than $3 was spent; for 99% of the ads, less than $1,000 was spent. Russian Federation has denied US intelligence agencies' reports that it interfered in the election. CEO Mark Zuckerberg previewed some of the changes duri... [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif to be re-elected PML-N President on October 3

Nawaz Sharif to be re-elected PML-N President on October 3 Central Executive Committee of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday has approved amendment in party constitution after which the ousted member would also be able to lead the party. He had to vacate his party president post after he was accused of graft. There are three cases of corruption against Sharif and his family. Geo News quoted Sharif's lawyer Mohsin Ranjha as saying that th... [Full Article...]

In Marseilles a man with a knife attacked passers-by, has died

In Marseilles a man with a knife attacked passers-by, has died The assailant was shot dead by security forces.(Picture: Paul-Louis Leger/NEWZULU/Alamy Live News). The area around Marseille station has been sealed off and police have asked people to avoid the area. A spokesman for Mr Collomb's departmentsaid: 'Anti-terrorist prosecutors have opened an enquiry, and the terrorist theory is privileged'. Earlier this month, four American college students wer... [Full Article...]

Iraqi military moves to take control of Kurdish borders

Iraqi military moves to take control of Kurdish borders The statement did not provide further details or explanations regarding the plans of Iraqi forces to seize control of the border posts controlled by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) from Iran and Turkey. The announcement came despite a last-minute appeal for the result to be "cancelled" from Mr Abadi, who said the referendum was "unconstitutional". Neighbouring Turkey and Iran also st... [Full Article...]

Pakistan calls India 'spoiler' in Afghanistan

Pakistan calls India 'spoiler' in Afghanistan Afghanistan does not want a mediator in its dialogue with Pakistan and has also informed India that it does not want hostility with Pakistan, the sources added . "We are still facing the threat from infiltration from Afghanistan to Pakistan through the western border". Pakistan's foreign office had yesterday tried to distance itself from the comments made by foreign minister Khawaja Asif in ... [Full Article...]

Police officer shot in Polk Co., GA

Police officer shot in Polk Co., GA One of the Polk County police officers had responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle about 11 a.m. Friday when a license plate check revealed the auto had been stolen, Atkison said. Like his wife, Matt is a law enforcement officer - a lieutenant with the Aragon Police Department. "Kristen is the absolute kindest person anyone would ever meet", said Nicole Smith, a close friend of Hearne's s... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Announces Big Presidential Trip to Asia

Donald Trump Announces Big Presidential Trip to Asia North Korea has come to dominate his foreign policy agenda as the outlier state has tested intercontinental ballistic missiles that could potentially reach the United States and conducted its sixth nuclear test. Bush and Victor Cha, who has been tapped as the next US ambassador to Seoul , the ministry noted. The KAMD is a project to develop its indigenous missile defense system to shoot down... [Full Article...]

Air France plane's engine breaks apart midair, forcing emergency landing in Canada

Air France plane's engine breaks apart midair, forcing emergency landing in Canada Passengers on Airbus A380, the largest passenger plane in the world, tweeted pictures of the damaged engine. Video taken by one passenger shows a small piece of an engine dangling from the aircraft. "It was like the plane hit a Jeep at 35,000 feet", Adams said in a phone interview. CBC News is on scene in Goose Bay and will provide more details when they become available. [Full Article...]

Benitez on Liverpool return: 'You never know'

A Benitez team has yet to lose to Liverpool , and Sunday's visit to Newcastle will be his former club's fifth attempt. The ex-Real Madrid, Valencia and Napoli manager is held in high esteem by the Reds' faithful, and Benitez added that the feeling was mutual given his love for the Merseysiders. [Full Article...]


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