• Ghana on verge of failing to qualify for 2018 after Uganda draw
Ghana on verge of failing to qualify for 2018 after Uganda draw

Ghana travelled to the Mandela National Stadium to face Uganda on an awfully bumpy pitch, with both teams still holding hopes to qualify to Moscow. Another key moment saw Daniel Amartey's headed goal from a free-kick ruled out for offside, although replays suggested that strike also should have stood.

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  • Brown signs bill reducing penalties for HIV transmission
Brown signs bill reducing penalties for HIV transmission

The agreement allows federal agents to interview people in custody, and state and local agencies can continue to participate in joint task forces with ICE and other federal agencies. Judge Leinenweber claimed the DOJ policy would cause "irreparable harm" to the city, Bloomberg News reported. Immigration detention centers: Senate Bill 29, by Lara,...

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  • Unite accuses ministers of betraying Bombardier workers in tariffs row
Unite accuses ministers of betraying Bombardier workers in tariffs row

Canada also attacked the decision Friday. The Commerce Department's import duties apply not just to Bombardier, but all aircraft of that size imported into the USA from Canada. The US government's preliminary decision affects imports of 100-150 aircraft from Canada. The government of Quebec, for its part, asserts that the amounts paid to Bomba...

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  • United States permanently lifts trade sanctions on Sudan
United States permanently lifts trade sanctions on Sudan

The Trump administration is lifting sanctions on Sudan after the African country met progress requirements on the five-track negotiations that began under President Barack Obama. Explaining the end of the sanctions, U.S. officials said the authoritarian regime had maintained a cessation of hostilities in Darfur and other old flashpoints.

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  • Syrian forces draw close to Daesh-held al-Mayadin in east
Syrian forces draw close to Daesh-held al-Mayadin in east

ISIS has retained control of the Iraq-Syria border near Mayadeen for three years, using the area to move its fighters and resources between the two countries, which militant leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared to be a caliphate for the world's Muslims in July 2014.

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  • Harvey Weinstein Allegedly Masturbated in Front of a TV Reporter
Harvey Weinstein Allegedly Masturbated in Front of a TV Reporter

Although she and Sivan left immediately afterwards and Sivan told her what had happened as soon as they were outside, Sivan says that she has remained quiet about the incident for the last ten years for fear of repercussions. Weinstein's brother, Bob, and COO David Glasser will lead the company during Harvey Weinstein's absence. Following the ...

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  • New religious freedom protections draw praise from experts
New religious freedom protections draw praise from experts

Supreme Court, most notably in the 2014 Hobby Lobby case that said corporations with religious objections could opt out of a health law requirement to cover contraceptives for women. The memo states the Trump administration " will not allow people of faith to be targeted, bullied, or silenced anymore ". It's the latest move by the Trump a...

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  • Aussie Nobel Peace Prize winners chuffed as they fight against nuclear weapons
Aussie Nobel Peace Prize winners chuffed as they fight against nuclear weapons

She said all sides need to stop with the tit-for-tat rhetoric. Significantly, Iran, which has been accused by the US President Donald Trump of pursuing a nuclear programme, has signed the treaty . Teaching the world about the dangers of nuclear war has been something of a calling for Professor Ruff. The United States is the only country th...

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  • Portland Metro Saturday Weather: Showers expected
Portland Metro Saturday Weather: Showers expected

And Sunday , there is a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Additional rain chances look likely Tuesday and Wednesday as a cold front swings into town. A few 80-degree readings over interior southern ME are possible. Highs in the 60s to near 70. As they say, timing is everything, and in this case, the weekend looks increasingly u...

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  • South Korea Will Amend Trade Deal with US
South Korea Will Amend Trade Deal with US

Wednesday's meeting was the second round of talks on United States demands for an amendment. North Korea has started operating some Seoul-invested factories in its Kaesong industrial complex after South Korea pulled out of the joint venture, Pyongyang's online media said Friday.

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  • John Kelly's personal phone was reportedly compromised for months
John Kelly's personal phone was reportedly compromised for months

Politico reported, citing three unnamed US government officials, that Kelly's personal cell phone was compromised potentially as early as December 2016. "The [attackers] I would be most anxious about are nation-states or other actors who may have access to resale of commercial spyware sold to nation-states".

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  • FM slams terrorist attack in Pakistan
FM slams terrorist attack in Pakistan

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet. A spokesperson for the police said that investigations were still under way. Provincial home minister Sarfaraz Bugti confirmed the toll. "Such blind attacks are targeted at undermining security in Pakistan and fuelling religious clashes". For Shiites, it was a time to mourn one of their ...

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  • Four toddlers killed after being set alight at day care centre
Four toddlers killed after being set alight at day care centre

At least four children were killed and several others were injured Thursday after a man set fire to a day care center in southeastern Brazil, CNN reported. They also revealed they have opened a line of inquiry into Mr dos santos who is believed to have been suffering from mental health issues, saying they have searched his home and questioned...

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  • Congress must act to OK gun control
Congress must act to OK gun control

After all, after being shut out of so many conversations in a Republican-controlled Congress, gun control advocates have largely turned to tackling the complex patchwork of local laws and regulations. "Look, I didn't even know what they were until this week, and I'm an avid sportsman", the Wisconsin Republican said in a clip of the interview that a...

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  • Birth Control: Trump is Helping Employers Deny Women Free Contraception
Birth Control: Trump is Helping Employers Deny Women Free Contraception

The rule could be announced later today, though drafts were obtained by Vox back in May. "The Trump administration's decision today is yet another attack on American women, including the 99 percent of American women who have used birth control at some point in their lives-and especially the 54 percent of Black and 57 percent of Latina women...

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  • Prankster who disrupted PM´s keynote address was accredited, police say
Prankster who disrupted PM´s keynote address was accredited, police say

Talking about May's performance today, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said: "If ever there was a metaphor for battling through adversity, that was it". Grant Shapps has admitted he was trying to coordinate an attempt to bring about a leadership contest, saying he had the support of around 30 MPs, including five former cabinet ministers...

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  • Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh asks India to not mix up humanitarian & security aspects
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh asks India to not mix up humanitarian & security aspects

Swaraj had earlier expressed India's full support to Bangladesh's stance over the Rohingya issue as global concern grows over the fate of the refugees. Earlier, Bangladesh and Myanmar had agreed to form a joint working group, which will draw up plans for the repatriation process of Rohingya refugees.

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  • Las Vegas shooter booked room in Chicago near Lollapalooza
Las Vegas shooter booked room in Chicago near Lollapalooza

Paddock booked rooms overlooking the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago in August and the Life Is Beautiful show near the Vegas Strip in late September, according to authorities reconstructing his movements before he undertook the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history.

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  • PolitiFact: Clinton suppressor statements after Las Vegas shooting 'False'
PolitiFact: Clinton suppressor statements after Las Vegas shooting 'False'

But will it?" (Editorials, Oct. 3): "I am not surprised that the usual misguided blame game has begun with insults against the National Rifle Association, and laying the blame for this terrible crime law abiding citizens that happen to use firearms responsibly.

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  • President Trump Will Reportedly 'Decertify' The Iran Nuclear Deal Next Week
President Trump Will Reportedly 'Decertify' The Iran Nuclear Deal Next Week

Since the Trump came into power, he desperately wants to remove the nuclear pact and get rid of the limits it imposes on the U.S. ability to exert more hostile policies against Iran . The move could push Iran to renegotiate the deal but, if Congress imposes sanctions, it could also trigger its collapse. He declined to say whether he agreed w...

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