• NY mayor: Police shooting of mentally ill woman unacceptable
NY mayor: Police shooting of mentally ill woman unacceptable

He said Danner was known to the NYPD as having a mental illness, but did not provide details of a diagnosis. The officer fired two shots, striking the woman in the torso, he said. The fallout from the New York Police Department killing of Deborah Danner , a 66-year-old black woman with schizophrenia is continuing. Addressing the media Wednes...

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  • Turkish jets strike Syrian Kurdish militia targets
Turkish jets strike Syrian Kurdish militia targets

A senior commander of the main Syria Kurdish militia, which has been supported by the U.S., said Turkish jets and artillery were attacking his forces north of Aleppo, but disputed the casualty count, saying no more than 10 of his fighters were killed so far.

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  • Belarusian capital Mink selected to host 2019 European Games
Belarusian capital Mink selected to host 2019 European Games

The Netherlands previous year pulled out of hosting the 2019 Games, saying it did not want to pay the cost of holding the event. Awarding the European Games to Belarus, however, would lead to more criticism of the EOC due to allegations of poor human rights in Belarus.

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  • China Defends Pakistan After
China Defends Pakistan After "Mother-Ship of Terrorism" Comment

While the outcome document for BIMSTEC or Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation did not mention cross-border terrorism or names of Pakistan-based terror outfits either, it still managed to hit the spot with India as it demanded action against states which provide sanctuary to terrorists and terror groups.

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  • Kourtney Kardashian: Kim still not great
Kourtney Kardashian: Kim still not great

She said she agreed to partner up with Grede to design the brand for the curvy woman. According to People , Kim Kardashian's assistant, Steph Shep, wrote a message to all of Kim's fans on her website saying that Kim would be "taking some much needed time off".

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  • The Nintendo NX has an official name - Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo NX has an official name - Nintendo Switch

Friends can go out and play a two on two basketball game with two Nintendo Switch consoles. Alternatively, there's the Joy-Con Grip, which the Joy-Con pieces can slot into for a more traditional controller option. As rumoured, the Switch isn't just a home console - it's also a handheld. Nintendo Switch features detachable Joy-Con controll...

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  • Mukesh Bhatt, Apoorva Mehta and Babul Supriyo meet Rajnath Singh
Mukesh Bhatt, Apoorva Mehta and Babul Supriyo meet Rajnath Singh

It is due for release on October 28, ahead of Diwali. He added, "Going forward I would like to say that of course I will not engage with talent from the neighbouring country given the circumstance". Film-maker Anurag Kashyap was slammed by Twitter users for sending a series of tweets to Modi over the weekend questioning the prime minister's vis...

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  • Clinton and Trump the rematch in Vegas
Clinton and Trump the rematch in Vegas

The Republican nominee could not resist one of his now characteristic swipes at the former secretary of state's habit of huddling with aides to carry out mock debates. Already unpopular with a majority of Americans, the GOP nominee has been battered by recent revelations of his vulgar comments about women and a string of sexual assault allegations.

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  • Nigeria's leader meets 21 schoolgirls, vows to free the rest
Nigeria's leader meets 21 schoolgirls, vows to free the rest

The girls, whose names are not readily available, remain in Maiduguri, the source added. He said it was a happy moment for him, Nigerians and the parents of the girls taken from their school's dormitory in Chibok, a community in Borno State on April 14, 2014.

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  • Trump campaign denounces Ohio GOP chair, deepens party rift
Trump campaign denounces Ohio GOP chair, deepens party rift

Ryan has not officially unendorsed Trump but has distanced himself from the Republican nominee since the release of a recording of him making lewd remarks about women. He also noted the party has helped Trump reach out to women's and African-American organizations in OH, is chasing absentee ballots with voter cards promoting the Republican ticket a...

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  • Ecuador admits they've temporarily restricted Julian Assange's internet access
Ecuador admits they've temporarily restricted Julian Assange's internet access

Though Ecuador acknowledged temporarily restricting Assange's internet access, the country did not provide any additional details as to the extent of the restrictions. WikiLeaks's Twitter feed continued to run Tuesday, and the secret-spilling site continued to release hacked data from the Clinton campaign. Ecuador's government confirmed it ...

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  • Clinton emails: Former FBI official acknowledges role in 'quid pro quo' controversy
Clinton emails: Former FBI official acknowledges role in 'quid pro quo' controversy

Ultimately, the FBI decided the email should be classified - a significant finding because the law enforcement agency had not yet launched its high-profile criminal investigation into the mishandling of classified information by Clinton and her aides.

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  • Carter and Kerry welcome South Korean counterparts
Carter and Kerry welcome South Korean counterparts

US Secretary Of State John Kerry confirmed that the THAAD system would soon be sent to the peninsula at a meeting with South Korean ministers in Washington . Such Asia-Pacific security networks will help ensure stability amid a number of security challenges, including North Korea's provocative behaviour, he said.

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  • Gov't announces new steps to protect airline consumers
Gov't announces new steps to protect airline consumers

Those changes will likely go into effect in January 2018. "It would be hard to find an industry that is more transparent than the airline industry; customers always know exactly what they are paying for before they buy", said Nicholas Calio, the association's president.

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  • Putin Arrives in Berlin for Normandy Four Talks
Putin Arrives in Berlin for Normandy Four Talks

Merkel described the talks on Syria as "very hard". Germany now holds the rotating presidency of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which has monitors in eastern Ukraine. It is also the first time the four leaders have gathered together in over a year. "The main point is that the population of Aleppo. can not contin...

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  • Yahoo! Inc. Earnings Rise 31% In Q3
Yahoo! Inc. Earnings Rise 31% In Q3

On Tuesday, August 30th, Lisa Utzschneider sold 683 shares of Yahoo stock. 29 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Transocean Ltd. might touch $14 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $9.13 and $3.5 respectively.

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  • Chris Wallace & Donald Trump's Relationship
Chris Wallace & Donald Trump's Relationship

Moderators during this election cycle have, in some cases, been harshly criticized, and that's not lost on Wallace, Hume said . In preparing for the debate , Wallace has largely stayed out of the public eye, and didn't host " Fox News Sunday " over the weekend.

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  • Google Pixel: Is Verizon Hurting The Phone's Credibility?
Google Pixel: Is Verizon Hurting The Phone's Credibility?

The point here is that the Verizon image that is being stamped on the Pixel phones should be taken lightly. Google Pixel and Pixel XL users will have a customer service for 24/7. Other differentiators include the inclusion of a VR headset for free when pre-ordering the device, as well as unlimited free photo and video storage with Google ...

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  • Dalian Wanda wants to move Hollywood to China
Dalian Wanda wants to move Hollywood to China

Incentives typically range from 15 percent to 45 percent of certain production costs, according to tax incentive specialists, making Wanda's subsidy among the world's highest. "Wanda has continually worked to advance worldwide collaboration, and we are pleased to introduce Wanda Studios and the ambitious Qingdao Movie Metropolis to filmmakers aroun...

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  • United Nations says will not enter Aleppo until safety assurances
United Nations says will not enter Aleppo until safety assurances

Speaking in the wake of the UN Security Council meeting on Monday, Russia's permanent ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, said that Russia is ready to grant Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly known as Jabhat Al-Nusra, fighters in eastern Aleppo an opportunity to leave the city unharmed if the so-called moderate rebels agree to clearly distance ...

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