by | October 04, 2017 | 12:35

Sky News reported that the two RAF Typhoon aircraft "were launched from RAF Conningsby in Lincolnshire". Witnesses told how they saw six ambulances, six fire engines and five police cars swarming onto the runway. The flight had been due to land in Luton. . Stansted Airport went into lockdown and all flights were temporarily grounded while the hoax bomb threat was dealt with.

by | October 04, 2017 | 12:04

There are six countries where the death penalty is used for people in same-sex relationships: Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen, Nigeria and Somalia, as well as Islamic State-occupied territories in Iraq and Syria. The United States unequivocally condemns the application of the death penalty for conduct such as homosexuality, blasphemy, adultery, and apostasy. "This is a monumental moment where the global community has publicly highlighted that these horrific laws simply must end", Renato ...

by | October 04, 2017 | 11:43

But the country's centrifugal forces only accelerated after he was hospitalized as Iraq battled the Sunni extremists of the Islamic State group and faced growing demands for Kurdish independence. Talbani's death was also reported by Iraqi state television and by Kurdish broadcaster Rudaw. He won a second term as President the following year and was re-elected in 2010.

by | October 04, 2017 | 11:25

Sharif's status in the US, arrest or deportation order were given. ICE statement added: "Sharif had no known criminal history at the time of his encounters with ICE". Provincial court Judge Laura Stevens put the case over for six weeks to allow time for Sharif to get a lawyer and for the Crown to disclose whatever evidence it has.

by | October 04, 2017 | 10:47

The Palestinians, along with much of the global community, view the settlements as illegal and an obstacle to peace. Netanyahu's explicit demand to dismantle Hamas's military capabilities addresses a concern that a reconciliation between the PA and Hamas could result in the PA taking over the civilian institutions of government in Gaza but allowing Hamas to maintain its terror infrastructure.

by | October 04, 2017 | 09:47

White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster said on Monday there were no set preconditions for talks. She added that the US was interested exclusively in talks over freeing three USA citizens held by the reclusive regime. It has also threatened to test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific. During his campaign for president, Trump said he could sit down to negotiate with Kim over a hamburger.

by | October 04, 2017 | 08:27

The FBI said Monday that the 64-year-old shooter, identified as USA citizen Stephen Paddock , had no connection to an worldwide terrorist group. Federal, state and local investigators have found no evidence that Paddock had even incidental contacts with foreign or domestic extremist groups, and reviews of his history show no underlying pattern of lawbreaking or hate speech, Reuters quoted a senior U.S.

by | October 04, 2017 | 07:58

US flags on the grounds of the Washington Monument are lowered to half-staff, on October 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. Gov. Rick Snyder called for the MI and USA flags to be lowered to half-staff Monday in honor of the victims on the Las Vegas shooting tragedy.

by | October 04, 2017 | 07:45

Meanwhile, that low pressure trough now over Cuba and near the northwestern Bahamas, has only a 10 percent chance of becoming a tropical system through Sunday. Questions arise thereafter as once a storm gets in the Gulf, it has to make landfall somewhere. Reports from land stations along the southeastern Florida coast, in the northwestern Bahamas, and from nearby ships, indicate that wind gusts of 40 to 50 miles per hour have been occurring in some of the heavier showers.

by | October 04, 2017 | 07:29

In addition, neighbouring countries such as Turkey , Iran and Syria see that such a step would threaten their territorial integrity, as larger populations of Kurds live in those countries. Official results showed 92.73 percent of voters backed the secession. What value does that have? Gen. Akar is also expected to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during his visit Monday, which comes days before Turkish President President Recep Tayyip Erdogan travels to Tehrani.

by | October 04, 2017 | 07:25

The speculation that the shooter may have used fully automatic weapons set off frenzied demands that the government do something to ban these weapons and charges that the so-called gun lobby was responsible for making machine guns legal and easy to buy.

by | October 04, 2017 | 07:09

The president flew to Puerto Rico to see the damage from Hurricane Maria up close, just days after a spat with the mayor of San Juan over the speed of the recovery effort. The criticism did not go down well with Trump, who hit back by saying Cruz had been influenced by Democrats to be "nasty" to him. Still, as critics have noted, a golf trophy won't do much to bring back Puerto Rico's power grid, and Trump's speech was met with a heckle.

by | October 04, 2017 | 06:34

During testimony on Tuesday, prosecutors introduced jihadist literature the government claims Rahimi accessed before planting bombs last September, including issues of al-Qaida's online "Inspire" magazine with articles such as "How to Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom".

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:46

According to his lawyer, Passmore Nyakureba of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR), Nyangani is being charged for the criminal defamation under the Criminal (Codification and Reform) Act. The Committee to Protect Journalists has since issued a statement calling on the Zimbabwean authorities to immediately release the journalist and drop all charges against him.

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:38

The restrictions are part of a 2015 law that requires doctors who provide the abortion pill to maintain a contract with another physician who has admitting privileges at a hospital and agrees to handle any complications. After U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs blocked those requirements in Missouri, Planned Parenthood sought licenses to provide services in Kansas City, Joplin, Springfield and Columbia.

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:26

The Iranian commander added, "The nuclear deal might be your only option, but it is no option for us at all". Trump must notify Congress every 90 days whether Iran is abiding by the accord and whether the lifting of sanctions against Tehran is in the U.S.

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:26

Singer Ariana Grande , whose concert in Manchester was interrupted by a suicide bomber in May, has pleaded for gun control following the mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music concert. The tragedy killed at least 58 people and has left more than 500 others injured after the Route 91 Harvest country music festival was targeted by terrorists, making it the "deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history", according to CNN .

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:17

The independence poll and the two sides' cooperation on Syria were among major topics of Akar's discussions with his Iranian counterpart, Major General Mohammad Baqeri, ISNA reported. Iran and Turkey , alongside Russian Federation, have held months of discussions hosted by Kazakhstan under a trilateral mechanism they initiated to bring together the warring sides in Syria and negotiate a political solution to over six years of civil war in the conflict-ridden Arab country.

by | October 04, 2017 | 05:14

He is accused of killing Kim Wall , whose headless body was found floating in waters near Copenhagen, Denmark on 21 August . A police prosecutor on Tuesday said officers found images "which we presume to be real" of women being strangled and decapitated on the hard drive on Peter Madsen's computer in a laboratory he ran.

by | October 04, 2017 | 04:31

But Nadal , with the Beijing crowd backing him, was helped massively when the 23-year-old netted a simple forehand on his first match point, before the 16-time Grand Slam champion fought back to take it 8-6. He did that in style to grab the opener by 6-4 after 40 minutes, outplaying Nadal from the baseline with deep aggressive strokes. Despite the slip, the world No.

by | October 04, 2017 | 04:10

Jafar Iqbal, who headed a five-member election body, said Sharif had been elected party president unopposed by the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz's (PML-N) central executive committee. The resolution further said that following the footsteps of Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had effectively raised the Kashmir issue in the United Nations' General Assembly for which the cabinet expressed gratitude to him.

by | October 04, 2017 | 04:03

He told CNBC that while a national change in gun laws appears unlikely, the Las Vegas attack may spark state legislation. Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said officers searching the house in Mesquite, Nevada recovered "in excess of 18 additional firearms, some explosives and several thousand rounds of ammo, along with some electronic devices we're evaluating at this point".

by | October 04, 2017 | 04:03

Wildcard Sharapova beat world number 33 Makarova 6-4 4-6 6-1, before second seed Halep led Magdalena Rybarikova 6-2 2-1 when the Slovak retired ill. Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep will contest a rematch of their dramatic US Open encounter in the third round of the China Open.

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:59

Law enforcement officers both on and off duty were among the hundreds of victims of the shooting Sunday night on the Las Vegas Strip that killed at least 58 people and wounded more than 500. Several more Southern California residents were injured in Sunday night's shooting, including almost a dozen Southland law enforcement and fire department personnel.

by | October 04, 2017 | 03:56

He said police were aware of "some other individuals that were engaged in those transactions", including at least one in Arizona. His father, Benjamin "Bingo Bruce" Paddock, was a bank robber who was once posted on the FBI's Most Wanted List.