• Russian Federation to issue state-backed CryptoRuble digital currency
Russian Federation to issue state-backed CryptoRuble digital currency

The idea is to stimulate the online economy in a way that doesn't rely on foreign money markets or third party transaction brokers, and allows the government to closely regulate and track it. However, if the holder is not able to explain the origin of the CryptoRubles, a 13-per cent tax will be levied. Nokiforov was quoted in local news reports a...

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  • Florida Governor Declares State of Emergency for White Nationalist Speaker
Florida Governor Declares State of Emergency for White Nationalist Speaker

The Governor's Office says it received a request for assistance from Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell, and in response Scott signed an executive order to provide state law enforcement assistance. Gov. Rick Scott issued the executive order. Soon after, Spencer sought permission to speak at UF about white identity and the events in Charlottesv...

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  • FCC Boss Pushes Back Against Trump's Call To Punish Broadcast Networks
FCC Boss Pushes Back Against Trump's Call To Punish Broadcast Networks

Immediately, a number of Democrats - including Pai's colleagues at the FCC, Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Mignon Clyburn - expressed their dissatisfaction with Trump's comments. Trump used a question mark instead of a period, and he said "Equal Time" instead of "Fairness Doctrine", invoking a different rule that applies to competing candi...

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  • Kurram Agency: 4 security personnel embraced martyrdom in mine blast
Kurram Agency: 4 security personnel embraced martyrdom in mine blast

Some others were reportedly injured. Later, one of the injured, Captain Hasnain, succumbed to his injuries. Soon after the explosion, security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation. Sources said following the incident, the border crossing at Kharlachi was shut down. Captain Hasnain, who was martyred in a blast in Kurra...

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  • European Union foreign ministers approve new sanctions on N. Korea
European Union foreign ministers approve new sanctions on N. Korea

According to Sky News, #Boris Johnson the Foreign Secretary said in a statement: " North Korea continues to pose a threat which is unacceptable to the global community, which is why the United Kingdom, working closely with the European Union, has secured a set of stringent new sanctions .

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  • Joshua Boyle says Taliban-linked captors raped his wife, murdered infant daughter
Joshua Boyle says Taliban-linked captors raped his wife, murdered infant daughter

Boyle said one of his children is suffering from health issues and needed to be force-fed by rescuers. Joshua Boyle is escorted by authorities to a media availability at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Friday, Oct. He also criticized Boyle's decision to travel to Afghanistan in the first place. "We're pleased that the ordeal they've ...

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  • 5 things we learned from Giants upset victory over Broncos
5 things we learned from Giants upset victory over Broncos

Siemian hurt his shoulder trying to tackle him, and the Broncos had to bring in Brock Osweiler, but he came back after the break. It's on us. We're relying on the defense to make a play and that's just awful. Sullivan showed a commitment to the run game that had been lacking with McAdoo calling the plays. McAdoo, playing the us-against-the-world ...

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  • Donald Trump won't be state guest as United Kingdom visit downgraded
Donald Trump won't be state guest as United Kingdom visit downgraded

They typically stay at the palace or at Windsor Castle for the duration of the visit. President Trump is set to meet the Queen next year despite moves to downgrade his first trip to Britain as U.S. House of Commons speaker John Bercow said he would oppose the president being invited to give an address in Westminster Hall, citing the president's c...

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  • Get ready for a week of attractive fall weather!
Get ready for a week of attractive fall weather!

A mild warm-up comes in time for the weekend , with sunshine and highs returning to the low and mid-70s across the area. Sensitive plants should be protected from the cold. Winds shift back to the south at 5 to 10 miles per hour. Monday remains sunny with highs potentially pushing 80 degrees. A subtle frontal boundary will pass to the north ...

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  • At Least 34 Killed in Wildfires Ravaging Portugal, Spain
At Least 34 Killed in Wildfires Ravaging Portugal, Spain

Asked if it was likely to be the worst storm in 50 years, he said the "comparable weather event" was hurricane Debbie, which killed 12 people in Ireland in 1961. In Vigo, the fires destroyed several industrial warehouses and forced the evacuation of the PSA/Citroen vehicle factory, a commercial center and a residence for university students.

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  • Trump ordered to hand over groping documents
Trump ordered to hand over groping documents

The lawyers for Summer Zervos have subpoenaed his campaign for all documents relating to her. Zervos claims the former television personality kissed her twice on the lips during a meeting in NYC, and on a separate occasion, she claims he kissed her aggressively and touched her breast.

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  • Blogger who accused govt of corruption killed by vehicle bomb in Malta
Blogger who accused govt of corruption killed by vehicle bomb in Malta

The Times of Malta newspaper reported that her body was blasted out of the vehicle and into a nearby field. Caruana Galizia ran a hugely popular blog in which she relentlessly highlighted cases of alleged high-level corruption targeting politicians from across party lines.

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  • Israeli jets bomb Assad guns after missile attack
Israeli jets bomb Assad guns after missile attack

The SA-5 missile battery, which was stationed some 50 kilometers east of the Syrian capital, fired at Israeli jets that were on a routine aerial reconnaissance flight in Lebanese airspace, IDF Spokesman Brig. Israel's military said it had no intention to escalate the situation further. According to the statement released earlier this aftern...

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  • Trump Reportedly Jokes About Mike Pence Wanting to 'Hang' Gays
Trump Reportedly Jokes About Mike Pence Wanting to 'Hang' Gays

And during a meeting with a legal scholar, Trump trivialized Pence's determination to overturn Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion . The law led to an enormous nation-wide boycott of the state , resulting in Pence and other lawmakers passing a subsequent measure to "fix" their mistakes.

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  • Gurdaspur bypoll: Crisis in AAP as party dissolves unit in two districts
Gurdaspur bypoll: Crisis in AAP as party dissolves unit in two districts

He polled over 4.99 lakh votes, compared to 3.06 lakh votes polled by Salaria. Contrary to Congress's claim, Mann said that the outcome of Lok Sabha bypolls will not set the tone for 2019 general elections, while pointing out that in politics, equations keep changing from time to time.

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  • Patriots LB Harvey Langi And Wife Injured In Foxboro Crash
Patriots LB Harvey Langi And Wife Injured In Foxboro Crash

The crash happened at the intersection of Fisher and Commercial streets, also according to Kyed . "Wahlin said firefighters had to use the "Jaws of Life" to cut into Langi's vehicle to remove them to emergency vehicles". Langi's wife, Cassie, suffered fractures to both hips, broken ribs and is being evaluated for internal bleeding from the liver...

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  • (Update) Passengers, cabin crew panic as AirAsia Indonesia flight plunges 22000 feet
(Update) Passengers, cabin crew panic as AirAsia Indonesia flight plunges 22000 feet

Merv Loy claimed that as the mid-air incident unfolded, cabin frantic crew added to the hysteria of passengers with their lack of instruction. The aircraft turned around and landed safely in Perth where passengers later boarded another aircraft provided by the low-priced carrier.

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  • An Oil Rig Explosion In Louisiana Has Critically Injured Several People
An Oil Rig Explosion In Louisiana Has Critically Injured Several People

Kenner Police Department spokesman Sgt. Brian McGregor told The Times-Picayune that while numerous injuries were serious and their number was expected to go up, no deaths were reported because of the explosion. The platform, which is a storage and transfer structure for oil wells on the lake, was still burning, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto ...

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  • Hockey Asia Cup 2017: Pakistan vs India match today
Hockey Asia Cup 2017: Pakistan vs India match today

In the Super 4s, which get underway on October 18, India and Pakistan will be joined by the top two teams from Pool B, with Malaysia already having qualified and to be joined by the victor of Monday's clash between China and South Korea. They earned a penalty corner in the 14th minute but the Indian defence was up to the task. Pakistan captain ...

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  • Passengers Fall Ill After Consuming Food On Mumbai-Bound Tejas Express
Passengers Fall Ill After Consuming Food On Mumbai-Bound Tejas Express

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation or IRCTC which manages the catering of Tejas Express tweeted that all the passengers who are hospitalised are "out of danger". A passenger on board who is a doctor attended them. "Meanwhile, two groups of passengers, numbering 15, also complained of nausea", he said in New Delhi .

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