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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Statue of Unity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Statue of Unity Commenting on Sardar Patel's contribution, she said, "Post our freedom movement, Sardar Patel worked hard to get more than 550 princely states together to make India one". The statue and the amenities surrounding it were built at an estimated cost of Rs 3,000 crore. AIR correspondent reports that "In order to enable the visitors to have an experience of a scenic view of the natural beauty, a vie... [Full Article...]

China's Private Attempt to Send a Satellite-Carrying Rocket Into Space Fails

China's Private Attempt to Send a Satellite-Carrying Rocket Into Space Fails According to SpaceNews , the Zhuque-1 rocket cost approximately $14 million to develop and was approximately 62 feet (19 meters) tall, with a weight of just short of 30 USA tons. Landscape said that "cowling separation was normal but something abnormal happened after the second stage". "We still believe that building rockets is the right strategy", a spokesman for the company said. [Full Article...]

Mueller: Women Were Offered Money to Smear Me

Mueller: Women Were Offered Money to Smear Me Multiple U.S. news outlets are reporting that the alleged plot came to light when journalists were emailed on October 17 by a woman who says she was asked to make false claims against Mueller . In the email, the woman alleges that a man acting on behalf of Jack Burkman offered to pay her up to $64,000 to " make accusations of sexual misconduct and workplace harassment against Robert Mueller "... [Full Article...]

Trump will be in full campaign mode in final week before midterms

Trump will be in full campaign mode in final week before midterms Political pundits say that the opposition Democrats are all set to regain control of the House, while Republicans will retain control the Senate, where it has a wafer-thin majority of 51-49. Nelson is running against Florida Gov. Rick Scott . "President Trump is expected to discuss the booming economy, his tough stance on immigration , free-market solutions for health care, and more", the pres... [Full Article...]

Notorious gangster Whitney Bulger killed hours after prison move

Notorious gangster Whitney Bulger killed hours after prison move The Globe report was attributed to three sources briefed on the situation who spoke on condition of anonymity. The 89-year-old Bulger had recently been moved from a prison in Florida to a transfer facility in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma facility he was held in last week often serves as a temporary stop for inmates in transit. Bulger became one of Flemmi's key allies during his time in the crimin... [Full Article...]

Some Buzz After Clinton Says 'Well, I'd Like to Be President'

Some Buzz After Clinton Says 'Well, I'd Like to Be President' Try this one on for size: she's actually contemplating a run for President in 2020! "The work would be work that I feel very well-prepared for having been in the Senate for eight years, having been a diplomat in the State Department", Clinton said. [Full Article...]

Prince Harry and Meghan battle it out in welly-wanging contest

Prince Harry and Meghan battle it out in welly-wanging contest Although her pronunciation was not flawless Meghan's efforts were warmly received by New Zealanders, who themselves are learning the language in record high numbers. In a clip from the documentary Queen of the World , the 37-year-old was tearfully reunited with her incredible wedding ensemble. Speaking to the Sunday Times newspaper, the source said: "If you have one private office trying to m... [Full Article...]

Read the Complaint: US Justice Dept. Charges Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter

Read the Complaint: US Justice Dept. Charges Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter Police say he used three pistols, along with a semiautomatic rifle, in the massacre. Bowers shot one of the first two officers to respond in the hand, and the other was wounded by "shrapnel and broken glass". HIAS had recently weighed in on the migrant caravan heading toward the US from Central America, urging the Trump administration to "provide all asylum seekers the opportunity to present their... [Full Article...]

Russia, Germany, France and Turkey meet for four-way Syria summit

Russia, Germany, France and Turkey meet for four-way Syria summit Mr Erdogan is a fierce opponent of Mr Assad, a position that aligned him with the USA earlier in Syria's war. Meeting in an Ottoman-era mansion, the leaders set aside divisions over Syrian President Bashar Assad to agree on broad goals, including the eventual, voluntary return of millions of refugees who fled a conflict that has lasted more than seven years and killed over 400,000 people. [Full Article...]

Angela Merkel won’t seek fifth term as German chancellor

Angela Merkel won’t seek fifth term as German chancellor Merkel told the party that this will be her final parliamentary term as chancellor, the dpa news agency reported, citing unidentified party sources. Mrs Merkel has been chair of the CDU since 2000, becoming one of its longest-serving chairpersons. "I will work on that with as much vigor as I can", she added. [Full Article...]

US Authorities: Mayhem at Pittsburgh Synagogue a 'Hate Crime'

US Authorities: Mayhem at Pittsburgh Synagogue a 'Hate Crime' She also had a testy exchange with a reporter about President Trump's rhetoric. President Donald Trump on Tuesday will travel to Pittsburgh to visit with family members of the victims of a Saturday shooting at a synagogue that left 11 dead. [Full Article...]

Saudi and Turkish prosecutors meet over Khashoggi investigation

Saudi and Turkish prosecutors meet over Khashoggi investigation The kingdom later said the Saudi journalist died accidentally in a brawl with Saudi agents. Journalist Jamal Khashoggi , a contributor to "The Washington Post ", who vanished on 2 October 2018 during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. [Full Article...]

Incumbent Irish President Higgins Wins Second Term Amid Low Turnout

Incumbent Irish President Higgins Wins Second Term Amid Low Turnout It follows the re-election of President Michael D. Higgins , which was officially confirmed a few hours beforehand on what was a busy and historic day for the nation. 22,236 invalid ballot papers were confirmed in total. Mr Higgins is the first president to be re-elected to serve a second term in office since Éamon de Valera in 1966. [Full Article...]

Trump Will Visit Pittsburgh Despite Anger Over Synagogue Bloodbath

Trump Will Visit Pittsburgh Despite Anger Over Synagogue Bloodbath Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement late on Saturday that he was "heartbroken and appalled by the murderous attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue" and offered condolences to the families of victims of the attack, expressing solidarity to the Jewish community in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Clocks in Greece turn back an hour on Sunday

Clocks in Greece turn back an hour on Sunday The clocks will change on Sunday, October 28 and because it is autumn it means they will go back. So, on Monday morning we should get an extra 60 minutes in bed, and be met with crisper, lighter, autumnal days. However, the idea first came about from the United States in 1784 as a way to use daylight better. It means that time is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). [Full Article...]

Suspect in custody in Pittsburgh synagogue attack

Suspect in custody in Pittsburgh synagogue attack Bob Jones, the special agent in charge of the FBI's office in Pittsburgh , says investigators believe Robert Bowers was acting alone. "Something has to be done", said the president. It was unknown whether the baby was harmed.The synagogue is located at the intersection of Wilkins and Shady avenues. The mass shooting came amid a rash of high-profile attacks in an increasingly divided country... [Full Article...]

Student killed after shooting at North Carolina high school

Student killed after shooting at North Carolina high school The victim was transported to a hospital, where he later died of his injuries, officials said . "The campus has been secured", CMS said on Twitter. The school district said that students' families were being notified by phone. "I saw the gun and I had to run", Sanchez said, adding that the gunshot sent students scurrying through the halls. [Full Article...]

Suspicious package sent to CNN headquarters intercepted at mailing facility

Suspicious package sent to CNN headquarters intercepted at mailing facility This is the second suspicious package addressed to the media company in less than a week. The latest suspicious package comes just hours before a federal court hearing was to begin for Cesar Sayoc , 56, who faces five federal charges. Since last Wednesday, all mail to CNN's USA offices has been screened at an off-site location, he said, "so this package would not have come directly to the CNN... [Full Article...]

Angela Merkel to stand down as party leader in December

Angela Merkel to stand down as party leader in December Mrs Merkel has been CDU chairman since 2000 and has held the post of Chancellor for 13 years. But its share of the vote plummeted to about 27 percent, its poorest result in half a century in the wealthy state and a far cry from the 38 percent it achieved in the last state election just five years ago. [Full Article...]

Two Women Found Bound Together In Hudson River ID'd As Missing Sisters

Two Women Found Bound Together In Hudson River ID'd As Missing Sisters The bodies of two sisters have been found lying on rocks beside New York's Hudson River. There were no obvious signs of trauma when the bodies were discovered, police said. A passer-by found the two bodies off Manhattan's Upper West Side at about 2.40pm (local time) and called authorities. According to police sources, the sisters were missing from Virginia. [Full Article...]


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