• Gov. Deal issues executive order prohibiting price gouging during gas crisis
Gov. Deal issues executive order prohibiting price gouging during gas crisis

Colonial project leaders expect it to open back up Wednesday. The company has estimated that 252,000 gallons to 336,000 gallons of gasoline leaked from the line. Today, he issued an executive order reiterating state law O.C.G.A. § 38-3-51, which prohibits price gouging. Attorney General Roy Cooper has issued subpoenas to five North Carolina gas...

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  • India relocates 10000 from around Kashmir as tensions rise
India relocates 10000 from around Kashmir as tensions rise

The presence of Indian forces so far across the Line of Control (LoC) would be a stinging blow to Pakistan, particularly after the 2011 U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden which took place on its territory without its consent. Yesterday, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar asserted that Pakistan has been left shell-shocked by the "surgical strikes"...

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  • Pakistan to intensify campaign over IHK situation: Maleeha
Pakistan to intensify campaign over IHK situation: Maleeha

He said that Pakistan is exporting terrorism across the world adding that India has been successful in isolating Pakistan, and will intensify its efforts so that the country is completely isolated. "Let us see which country wins, India or Pakistan", he said. India claimed diplomatic victory over Pakistan on Thursday at the United Nations amid d...

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  • 77 injured after gas cylinder explosion in Spain
77 injured after gas cylinder explosion in Spain

The blast happened at about 1700 GMT in the small " La Bohemia " restaurant in the town of Velez Malaga during a festival. The town's mayor said: "It appears that there may have been a gas leak with overheating and fire". For the protection of AP and its licensors, content may not be copied, altered or redistributed in any form. Emergency servi...

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  • Mega-Hurricane Matthew threatens Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba
Mega-Hurricane Matthew threatens Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba

The government issued a hurricane watch on Friday afternoon, and a tropical storm watch was issued for Haiti's southwest coast form the southern border it shares with the Dominican Republic to the capital of Port-au-Prince. The powerful storm is expected to reach eastern Jamaica on Monday. Hurricane Matthew may weaken into category three, but D...

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  • Powerful Hurricane Matthew soaks Colombia, heads for Jamaica
Powerful Hurricane Matthew soaks Colombia, heads for Jamaica

As of 11 p.m. ET, Matthew had maximum-sustained winds of 160 miles per hour with gusts up to 195 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center. Although Hurricane Matthew is forecast to turn toward Jamaica, the hurricane was about 80 miles north of Punta Gallinas, Colombia, and the tropical storm conditions are possible in parts of t...

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  • Spain's divided Socialists to vote in leadership battle
Spain's divided Socialists to vote in leadership battle

Members of the bitterly divided Socialist assembly met on Saturday to decide whether to open up a leadership race in October, as proposed by Sanchez, or oust him. Most observers and analysts believe the Socialists will go for the first option, to give them time to regroup and not run the risk of losing more ground in a third election in a year.

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  • Chief Justice Roy Moore Final Hearing Today
Chief Justice Roy Moore Final Hearing Today

In 2003, Moore was removed from the exact same job when he refused to comply with a federal court order that he take down a monument of the Ten Commandments he had installed at the judicial building. Moore denies the accusations. The JIC alleges in a 293-page complaint filed in May that Moore "failed to respect and comply with the law", citing O...

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  • Prince William and Princess Kate Enjoy a Date Night in Canada
Prince William and Princess Kate Enjoy a Date Night in Canada

Middleton, who has been donning mostly royal blue ensembles, also rocked a pair of brown rain boots, carrying a clear umbrella as it poured down throughout the day. Their descent from the Canadian Air Force craft was the first time the public got to see both children together without one of them being pushed in a pram or wrapped in swaddling bands,...

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  • Political parties, including Congress, hail surgical strikes
Political parties, including Congress, hail surgical strikes

Congratulating the armed forces on the success of the operation, she said the party stands by the government in its actions today to protect the country's security and deal with the menace of terrorism from across the border. Sena leader Sanjay Raut said, "We congratulate the armed forces and government over this action". "The first responsibilit...

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  • Tennessee Guidance Counselor Talks Teen Out of School Shooting
Tennessee Guidance Counselor Talks Teen Out of School Shooting

She talked with him for at least 45 minutes and was able to convince him to hand her the gun. The conversation between the counselor and the student went on for almost an hour before Hudgens was finally able to persuade the boy to hand the gun over to her.

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  • Autopsies Done for Sisters Found Dead in Seychelles
Autopsies Done for Sisters Found Dead in Seychelles

Police said that an itinerary found at the Maia hotel showed the Korkki sisters were touring Africa and had already visited Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar. A doctor says there were no signs of trauma on the women's bodies. The sisters posted a number of photos of their holiday. "There were no marks on them whatsoever", the Seychelles Tourism...

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  • Jackie Walker on verge of losing Momentum role over Holocaust remarks
Jackie Walker on verge of losing Momentum role over Holocaust remarks

She also said she had not heard a definition of anti-Semitism she could "work with". She also questioned why Jewish schools required security. "There is security in his nursery and every school has security now". "Until Labour matches its rhetoric with action, we remain of the view that the Labour Party is not safe for Jews", Falter said. She...

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  • United Nations panel says America owes blacks reparations for racial terrorism
United Nations panel says America owes blacks reparations for racial terrorism

The working group, which visited the U.S.in January this year, was alarmed by the level of police brutality and excessive use of lethal force by law enforcement officials against African Americans. "In particular, the legacy of colonial history, enslavement, racial subordination and segregation, racial terrorism and racial inequality in the United ...

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  • Some 32000 suspects arrested in Turkey coup probe
Some 32000 suspects arrested in Turkey coup probe

On Wednesday, Turkish National Security Council proposed an extension of the state of emergency beyond the initial three-month period. Tens of thousands of people have been dismissed or suspended from government jobs including the police, military and judiciary.

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  • Signing ceremony set to finalise Hinkley nuclear power station deal
Signing ceremony set to finalise Hinkley nuclear power station deal

A so-called contract for difference was signed in London by the business secretary, Greg Clark, EDF chairman, Jean-Bernard Levy, and He Yu, chairman of Chinese firm CGN which has a one-third stake in the scheme. Ashurst is advising CGN on its investment into Hinkley Point C with a team led by co-head of corporate Robert Ogilvy Watson and utilitie...

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  • Man dies after officer-involved shooting near San Diego
Man dies after officer-involved shooting near San Diego

The man died several hours later at a hospital. The events that led to fatal shooting began about 2:10 p.m. Tuesday when officers were sent to investigate a report of a pedestrian behaving erratically and walking in traffic. "[Police] shot him again and again", Rodriguez told the Los Angeles Times , adding he heard five shots. The police have ...

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  • Daesh dead set on using chemical arms: Pentagon spokesman
Daesh dead set on using chemical arms: Pentagon spokesman

The ministry said several other oil wells were still on fire but they were outside the control of the security forces and will be extinguished as soon as the troops regain control. The Islamic State has lost territory in Syria over the past year, but the USA has fewer reliable partner forces on the ground there. Carter, who spoke to reporters whi...

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  • 13 civilians killed in airstrike on house
13 civilians killed in airstrike on house

Mohammed Ali, the Achin district police chief corroborated that account. A USA military spokesman, Brigadier General Charles Cleveland, confirmed to VOA that "U.S. This is not the first time that U.S. forces have been accused of killing civilians during strikes against militants. More than a dozen USA military personnel were disciplined this sp...

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  • Kerry: Aleppo fighting makes Syria deal unlikely
Kerry: Aleppo fighting makes Syria deal unlikely

He says Syria's government has launched a "concerted campaign" to strike civilian targets, and that President Bashar Assad's forces are trying "to bomb civilians into submission". Al-Moallem accused the U.S., Britain, and France of convening the Security Council meeting in order to support "terrorists" inside Syria. "I don't think the opposition ...

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  • Pakistan accuses PM Narendra Modi of irresponsible behaviour
Pakistan accuses PM Narendra Modi of irresponsible behaviour

Mayawati lamented that the "PM has failed to give any assurance to people of the country that such acts will not be repeated and our borders are safe". Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) rejected on Sunday the accusations levelled by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that India was "trying to distract world attention from the atrocities perpetr...

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  • Canada bounces Russian Federation, moves onto final series
Canada bounces Russian Federation, moves onto final series

And then. wait. Ivan Telegin keeping the puck away from Alex Pietrangelo and Brent Burns behind the Canada net? It was the best game of the tournament for that line. "(Marchand) was there. It was a good way to prepare for this tournament". Brad Marchand tied things up with just over two minutes of the middle session remaining and he added a secon...

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  • Houthi official in Yemen offers border truce, amnesty
Houthi official in Yemen offers border truce, amnesty

Medics at the city's main hospital confirmed they had received nine bodies, including those of women and children. The Iraqi government "does not recognize the political council formed by the Houthis and [former president Ali Abdullah] Saleh" to run Yemen's affairs, Saba quoted al-Jaafari as saying.

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  • PM Modi's statement on Pak was 'historic': Ravi Shankar Prasad
PM Modi's statement on Pak was 'historic': Ravi Shankar Prasad

The BSP chief urged the prime minister to focus on what his government has done for the public in terms of development. There is sorrow and deep resentment in the country. "Who is able to defeat poverty and illiteracy first, Pakistan or India" he added. Srivastav, who has seen the pain and suffering of the families of these martyrs, feels Pakistan ...

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  • US pledges $133 million for South Sudan refugees, displaced
US pledges $133 million for South Sudan refugees, displaced

Deng Gai told the General Assembly that the government needed to "engage more with the United Nations on the details". He added that his country isn't "a dumping place" for peacekeepers "who can't really help". A peace deal signed in August 2015 has not stopped the fighting. Dozens of South Sudanese soldiers were sentenced to death Friday over ab...

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