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Spectacular Harvest Moon appears in October sky for first time since 2009

Spectacular Harvest Moon appears in October sky for first time since 2009 The qualities of the harvest moon - the full moon that rises closest to the autumn equinox - include it appearing full, large and orange for several days around its appearance, which was Thursday. Last night, we could enjoy the view of October's full moon, nicknamed the Harvest Moon. Timelapse video captured the Harvest Moon rising in Scituate, Massachusetts, on October 5. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 Episode 5 Preview: Tea, Suitcases And Screaming

Bigg Boss 11 Episode 5 Preview: Tea, Suitcases And Screaming She used two full cartons of milk, something that didn't go down well with Hina, who said that the milk that has been provided is for everyone. Surprisingly, a shocking thing happens in the house when tantric Sshivani Durga scares all the contestants by sitting in the middle of the night. [Full Article...]

ISIS almost expelled from its last urban stronghold in Iraq

ISIS almost expelled from its last urban stronghold in Iraq Baghdad, along with neighboring Turkey and Iran, has rejected the Kurdish referendum and is demanding Kurdish leadership do the same. The vote was opposed by the Iraqi central government, the United States, Turkey, Iran and others. An estimated 4,000 civilians fled to Kurdish-controlled areas as of Wednesday, according to the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) office coordinating humanitarian... [Full Article...]

US Lifts Sudan Sanctions, Wins Commitment Against Arms Deals With North Korea

US Lifts Sudan Sanctions, Wins Commitment Against Arms Deals With North Korea Sudan government on Friday welcomed the USA administration's decision to permanently lift the 20-year-old economic sanctions on Sudan . Then in July, U.S. The State Department further said the U.S. Temporary sanctions relief took effect immediately, and was to become permanent in July unless the Trump administration acted to stop it. [Full Article...]

Bradford Back At Practice, But Status For Bears Game Unclear

Bradford Back At Practice, But Status For Bears Game Unclear Bradford declined to divulge the specific diagnosis, declining to comment on multiple reports that he's dealing with a bone bruise, but he said his condition is essentially residual effect from the ACL surgeries he had in 2013 and 2014. Head coach Mike Zimmer shared the news with reporters, noting, "If he's ready to play, he'll play". "I am going to have to play through some discomfort". [Full Article...]

United States backs 300 percent in duties on Bombardier after Boeing complaint

Both charges - last week's so-called countervailing and today's anti-dumping duties - could be reversed by the U.S. International Trade Commission if the tribunal concludes that Boeing wasn't injured by Bombardier's jet program, a decision expected to be made next year. [Full Article...]

Treasury watchdog finds Mnuchin's private jet trips broke no law

Treasury watchdog finds Mnuchin's private jet trips broke no law The report , released Thursday, found that each trip was classified as a White House support mission. To be designated as a White House support mission, officials must also show that commercial options were not available, that a government plane would be more cost-effective, that a government plane is necessary for national security concerns, or that other "compelling operational considerations" ... [Full Article...]

Congress learns what a bump stock is

Congress learns what a bump stock is The National Rifle Association joined the Trump administration and top congressional Republicans in a surprising joint embrace of a gun control measure, albeit a narrow one: to regulate â€bump stocks, ” legal devices the Las Vegas shooter apparently used to effectively automate his weapons _ to lethal effect. [Full Article...]

US, Korea agree to tackle KORUS implementation issues, amendments

US, Korea agree to tackle KORUS implementation issues, amendments Radio Free Asia, citing North Korean sources in China, reported this week that the North has secretly started running 19 clothing factories at Kaesong for its domestic market as well as Chinese customers. "There's a long list of regulations that are problematic, which we would argue have a disproportionate impact on USA automobile manufacturers", Blunt said. [Full Article...]

Ben Stokes will not travel to Australia with England's Ashes tour party

Ben Stokes will not travel to Australia with England's Ashes tour party All-rounder Stokes, who is now under police investigation having been arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm last month, has been suspended indefinitely alongside teammate Alex Hales and both aren't being considered for selection in any format of the game until further notice. [Full Article...]

After what happened in Vegas, we need to talk about gun control

After what happened in Vegas, we need to talk about gun control The gunman, whose name is Stephen Paddock , 64, opened fire on the festival from his hotel room, 32 floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The rampage killed at least 59 people and injured 527, many from gunfire, others from chaotic efforts to escape. [Full Article...]

Congress attacks PM on Doklam developments

Congress attacks PM on Doklam developments The new advisory comes in the wake of reports suggesting, China upgrading a road which around 10 km away from the earlier standoff site with nearly 500 soldiers deployed in the area. And while India moved back its troops insisting that the Chinese too had given up construction of the road seen as a security threat in New Delhi , China evaded specific questions giving sufficient indications that... [Full Article...]

Nobel peace prize awarded to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Nobel peace prize awarded to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons In July this year, the treaty was adopted at the United Nations by a vote of 122-1. Two European Union members - France and Britain - are nuclear powers. "A world without nuclear weapons - there can not be any other goal!" says a statement published on the website of the International Foundation for Socio-Economic and Political Studies (the Gorbachev Foundation). [Full Article...]

RIP AIM: AOL to shut down instant messaging service after 20 years

RIP AIM: AOL to shut down instant messaging service after 20 years It was the flawless channel for getting a quick quote or confirmation, and then move on. By 1999, it had 40 million users and was the "de facto standard for instant messaging over the Internet", according to The New York Times . Other messenger platforms have also closed in recent years, including Microsoft's MSN Messenger and Yahoo Messenger. For what's it worth, both AOL and AIM will ... [Full Article...]

Toyota Tokyo hybrid concepts go in two totally different directions

Toyota Tokyo hybrid concepts go in two totally different directions Toyota has been criticized for not turbocharging the rear-wheel-drive coupe and there is a good chance its replacement will continue to have a naturally aspirated engine, yet still develop more power considering it could be a hybrid . "Tj" stands for "toolbox" and "joy". Toyota clearly worked to channel its LMP1 race car's design, though as they say, beauty rests in the eye of the beholder. [Full Article...]

Will go all out in next match: Ghana U-17 coach

Will go all out in next match: Ghana U-17 coach We will play against three teams - India, Ghana and USA. The Group A opener of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup between Colombia and Ghana recorded low attendance at the Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) stadium here on Friday. Columbia coach Orlando Restrepo admitted that they were outplayed and said that the missed chances led to their defeat. We have plans to move forward. [Full Article...]

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks NLDS Game One

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks NLDS Game One Walker, who got the nod over Zack Godley and Patrick Corbin , has zero postseason experience, but he was 2-0 with a 3.24 ERA in three starts against the Dodgers this season, with both of his wins coming at Dodger Stadium. Manager Dave Roberts has repeatedly said doesn't intend to use Kershaw in relief during this October, but Kershaw knows nothing is certain in the postseason. [Full Article...]

Oakland Raiders vs. Baltimore Ravens: Q&A with Ebony Bird

Oakland Raiders vs. Baltimore Ravens: Q&A with Ebony Bird This could be good news for Marshawn Lynch , who has struggled to find lanes the last two weeks. Baltimore has lost to the Raiders in each of the past two seasons and Carr has been a major reason why. The unit features Pro Bowlers in Penn, left guard Kelechi Osemele and center Rodney Hudson; an emerging star at right guard in Gabe Jackson; and right tackle Marshall Newhouse. [Full Article...]

Terror plot against NYC subway, Times Square thwarted: DOJ

Terror plot against NYC subway, Times Square thwarted: DOJ Charged in the case are Abdulrahman El Bahnasawy, 19, a Canadian citizen; Talha Haroon, 19, a USA citizen living in Pakistan; and Russell Salic, 37, a Philippines citizen, the release said. Salic allegedly wired money to the U.S.to fund the operation. "When we run out of bullets, we let the vests go off", Haroon vowed. "That's how the Paris guys did it", a reference to a November 2015 ISIS attac... [Full Article...]

Magnitude-5.9 quake hits Japan's Fukushima prefecture

Magnitude-5.9 quake hits Japan's Fukushima prefecture The quake hit 225 km [140 miles] east-southeast of Ishinomaki at 8:59 p.m. local time, with a depth of 10 km [6.2 miles]. There have been no abnormalities reported at nuclear facilities in the Tohoku region, including the Fukushima No. The epicenter of the quake was in Fukushima Prefecture, where in 2011 there was a major accident at the plant. A 7.1-magnitude quake struck Mexico City, kil... [Full Article...]


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