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Mumbai airport operations hit, 75 flights cancelled due to heavy rains

Flight operations were suspended until Wednesday morning as a result of the downpour.Maharashtra State Education Minister Vinod Tawde announced that all schools in the city would remain shut. Flight operations at the Mumbai airport remain affected for the second day today. Mumbai recorded its second highest September rain in a span of 12 hours yesterday, BMC officials said.

Kenya's judges who nullified election face 'savage' threats

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has accused the company, OT-Morpho, of being complicit in alleged rigging of the election. Chief Justice David Maraga and his deputy Philomena Mwilu. In the detailed judgment, DCJ Mwilu said the judges concluded that the interference led to nullification of President Uhuru Kenyatta's win. The justices said the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission had not verified the results before announcing them.

Ryanair to cancel up to 50 flights a day

Mr O'Leary said: "If they're not satisfied with the alternative flights offered, they can have a full refund and they will all be entitled to their EU261 compensation entitlements". "Ryanair must quickly honour its legal duty to arrange alternative flights or provide a full refund, as well as reimbursing reasonable out-of-pocket expenses".

Pelosi shouted out of press conference by Dreamers

Pelosi was holding the conference with fellow California Democratic House members Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman to call for the passage of the DREAM Act , which would allow recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) and other undocumented immigrants brought to the USA as minors to remain in the country.

Acid attack on U.S. students 'not terror-related'

She said there were no obvious indications that the woman's actions were terror-related. According to reports, a 41-year-old has been arrested by police but as yet the motive of the attack has not been revealed, leaving investigators to determine whether it was a random act or not.

Here's What Trump And Clinton Voters Watch

The video shows Mr Trump hitting a golf ball that, in the next frame, seemingly strikes Mrs Clinton in the back before she stumbles and falls down while boarding a plane. While some Twitter users praised Trump for his "sense of humour" following the golf ball retweet, others berated him. He said: "Crooked Hillary Clinton blames everybody (and every thing) but herself for her election loss".

Gurgaon woman arrested over slapping Army jawan gets bail

Kalra was slammed on the social media for her behaviour. "I respect army people, it was a misunderstanding due to which this incident took place", she added. In the video, the woman can be seen slapping the jawan. Cops are claiming that she was unhappy with the driver of the army truck. Initially, it had appeared a case of road rage as her vehicle was seen parked just in front of the Army truck.

Cult actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91; condolences pour in

Longtime Stanton collaborator David Lynch , who most recently worked with him on the " Twin Peaks " revival, released a statement , writing, "The great Harry Dean Stanton has left us". Harry Dean Stanton graced the silver screen for almost seven decades. Occasionally you would hear Stanton sing; music was his other love - he sang and played harmonica onstage and off.

U.S. citizen-turned-ISIS fighter captured in Syria

In a statement released through CNN , US Marine Corps Major Adrian Rankine-Galloway revealed that the Kurdish troops that are being backed up by the US military surrendered an American citizen who is fighting for the global terrorist group on or before Tuesday, Sept.

Trump Says He Backs New GOP Health Care Effort

Eliminating the enhanced federal match provided under the ACA for Medicaid expansion, capping and cutting the federal contribution to Medicaid, replacing guaranteed federal funding with optional block grants, and allowing states to impose work requirements under Medicaid that would cause millions of the most vulnerable to lose coverage.

Jose predicted to become tropical storm

Hurricane Jose , sitting out in the Atlantic on Wednesday, is expected to make a slow clockwise rotation over the next 36 to 48 hours that could bring it closer to the U.S. It's 445 miles east of the Bahamas and moving slowly west at 3 mph. Jose's impact is sure to be felt along the Southeast coast, bringing rough seas.

Over 15000 people evacuated as bomb threats sweep Moscow

The hoaxers' targets have included GUM, the flagship department store on Red Square that faces the Kremlin, as well as railway stations, airports, shopping centers, universities, hospitals and hotels. At least five cities were targeted by bomb scares in the Russian Far East, Interfax reports. Three more Siberian cities evacuated shopping malls, government offices, schools and hospitals.

Kaspersky software banned at U.S. federal agencies amid concerns of Kremlin ties

Agencies in the executive branch are expected to begin the process of discontinuing Kaspersky products within 90 days. The decision was made after the GSA raised concerns about a vulnerability in Kaspersky that could provide the Russian government backdoor access to systems running the security firm's products.

United States of America warned storm could LOOP BACK towards east coast

It is expected to move southeast, lose its already minimal hurricane status, then behave like a knuckleball, curving toward the northwest before regaining its Category 1 hurricane strength on Thursday, with peak winds of 75 to 80 miles per hour.

New Hampshire hospital shooting suspect in custody

The hospital is locked down and local and state police are on site. There is now no confirmation that any shots were fired during the incident, though employees were told to either evacuate or shelter in place. The incident occurred at 1.27pm when an "active shooter" call was placed to authorities, according to local reports. People who have evacuated have been urged to get away from the area of the hospital several times by police.

Mexico natural disaster: Mysterious green flashes light up the sky after tremor

According to an official, the natural disaster was stronger than the 8.0-magnitude quake of 1985 that killed at least 10,000 people and destroyed a large part of Mexico City. Guatemala was also hit by this natural disaster; the president says they have lost at least one other life. The US Tsunami Warning System also issued a tsunami warning for Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

Spain seeks to strike down independence bill

The votes of 72 pro-independence lawmakers were enough to pass the so-called "referendum bill" after more than 11 hours of debate that ended with 52 opposition members of parliament walking out in protest. Catalonia yesterday announced a law to make formal its plans for an Oct 1 referendum on whether to declare independence from Spain, a vote the Spanish government says is illegal and which it has said it will stop.

China invites Pakistan Foreign Minister for talks after BRICS meet

He said most of the terrorists being killed in Afghanistan belonged to the Haqqani network, while attacks in Pakistan also emanated from that country. "We reaffirm that those responsible for committing, organizing, or supporting terrorist acts must be held accountable", the declaration added. "The BRICS declaration suggests an global trend that Pakistan can not afford to ignore".

Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru

Gauri Lankesh was actively working with the Karnataka government to bring Naxalites into the mainstream, an initiative that hadn't gone down well with them, Indrajit said. Scores of journalists gathered at the Press Club of India in the national capital and demanded justice amid calls for standing up to "forces" trying to "muzzle" the voices of dissent.

Furious Hungary vows to fight on against European Union refugee quotas

However, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto slammed the verdict as "irresponsible", saying it "threatens the security of all of Europe". "That mechanism actually contributes to enabling Greece and Italy to deal with the impact of the 2015 migration crisis and is proportionate", a news release on the ECJ's ruling said.

The Bank of Canada's increase in its key interest rate again

Royal Bank of Canada's Chief Executive Dave McKay said he expected the decision to raise interest rates to add more than C$300 million ($245 million) to revenues at the country's biggest bank over 5 years. At this meeting, there was no new Monetary Policy Report (MPR) and Governor Poloz will not be holding a press conference. The bank, for its part, did make mention of the soaring loonie - pointing to the weaker US dollar and the strengthening Canadian economy.

Eagles set to battle Cameroon, again

Wow! The Super Eagle team had a Superb team work and excellent display of professionalism. Nigeria took a massive step towards qualifying for the 2018 World Cup after they smashed past the African champions 4-0 in Uyo on Friday. If the players have the same attitude as me, we will fight to beat Nigeria ". Nigeria are now one step closer to reaching the finals, with only the winning teams in the five qualifying groups going to Russian Federation next year.

'US never out of diplomatic solutions on N Korea'

Pyongyang has also threatened to fire rockets towards the US Pacific territory of Guam. This refers to North Korea's attempt to strengthen its weapons capabilities and use them to test its bargaining power against the United States. It denounced the joint exercises in traditionally robust fashion. Tuesday's events killed such optimism. "We were watching what they were doing, but I did not know what, in fact, they were thinking, whether or not they were really throttling back or not", he ...

Harvey help: MN National Guard soldiers head to Texas on Chinook helicopters

The guardsmen will conduct search and rescue operations, as well as other mission requirements as needed. The Arkansas National Guard is made up of about 9,000 soldiers, with roughly 7,000 Army guardsmen and 2,000 Air Force guardsman, Phillips said.

Severe fires in the west, causing thousands of evacuations

At one point during the night, the fire was spreading in four directions because of the erratic winds and intense heat. That blaze, at 5,000 acres and growing, is being called the largest fire in Los Angeles city history. Authorities ordered a mandatory evacuation on Friday in the Burbank area as the Los Angeles Fire Department ( LAFD ) tackled a raging wildfire near La Tuna Canyon, Newsweek reported.

Looking forward to 'productive' discussions at BRICS: Modi

China is concerned that Modi may raise the issue at the meeting because he did so at the Goa summit of BRICS a year ago, accusing Pakistan of being the "mother-ship of terrorism". "We BRICS countries are committed to upholding global peace and contributing to the worldwide security order", the Global Times quoted Xi as saying.

Gas prices spike in London to $131.9/L

In Saskatoon, gas prices on average were at $1.02 Thursday and 96 cents last week. Hurricane Harvey has caused gas prices to spike. Analysts say the hikes will differ greatly by region, with prices in eastern Canada jumping by as much as nine cents per litre.

Hundreds of Russians told to move away from North Korean border

Putin, who is due to attend a summit of the BRICS nations in China next week, wrote in an article published on the Kremlin's web site ahead of his trip that he favored negotiations with North Korea instead. "All possible sanctions aimed at preventing North Korea from using a map of external relations for the development of missile and nuclear programs banned by the [UN] Security Council, all conceivable and even unimaginable sanctions, which have little to do directly with these areas of ...

'Born to gouge'? Springsteen tix for Broadway show run super high

Tickets for Bruce Springsteen's eight-week run of Broadway shows went on sale at 10 a.m. ET Wednesday, and despite the efforts of Ticketmaster's "Verified Fan" program, they were available nearly immediately on secondary-market websites like StubHub and Vivid Seats for thousands of dollars.

U.S. economy hits Trump's 3% growth target in Q2

Today's figures have raised expectations that the country's central bank will hike interest rates again by October. Fixed nonresidential investment rose at a 6.9% pace last quarter, up from an initial estimate of 5.2%, including stronger spending on software.