• Philippines suspends issuing of Hajj passports

    Philippines suspends issuing of Hajj passports

    The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) temporarily stops issuing Hajj passports-used exclusively by Filipino Muslims traveling on pilgrimage to Mecca. The senator was referring to the recent move of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) to ban 177 Indonesians from leaving the country after they were found to be in possession of fraudulently obtained Philippine Hajj passports.

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  • Venezuela: Grupo oficialista ataca sede de diario El Nacional

    Venezuela: Grupo oficialista ataca sede de diario El Nacional

    Según los testigos, los hombres gritaban que el diario traicionó a Venezuela, por supuestamente promocionar el derrocamiento del gobierno de Nicolás Maduro. Los usuarios de Twitter publicaron mensajes de solidaridad con los trabajadores de El Nacional y rechazo a los atacantes. También lo ha hecho con el Correo del Caroní , en Ciudad Guayana.

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  • Mayor reacts after ME governor blames city for ME opioid crisis

    Thank you for reading and relying on for your news and information. Paul LePage, in Boston on Monday for a conference with other New England governors and Canadian premiers, linked the heroin and fentanyl epidemic in his state to drug dealers crossing the border from MA, as well as NY and CT.

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  • Al menos cuatro detenidos en protestas de apoyo a Rousseff

    Y es la última carta antes de la votación que decidirá si la destituye o no, probablemente hoy. La presidenta, suspendida temporalmente del poder en mayo y sustituida por Michel Temer -su vicepresidente-, sostuvo que un cambio de Gobierno, en un 'régimen presidencialista' como el que rige en Brasil, sólo puede ser hecho 'por el pueblo y mediante elecciones' y no 'mediante una ruptura democrática' como la que, en su opinión, puede decretar el Senado con su destitución.

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  • Imagen de Santa Rosa de Lima saldrá en procesión esta tarde

    El martes 30 de agosto - Día central - a las 08:00 horas, se realizará la Gran Parada Policial y dos horas después la Gran Misa de Acción de Gracias en la Plaza Mayor de Lima (frontis de la Basílica Catedral de Lima ), esta última presidida por el Cardenal Juan Luis Cipriani.

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  • Encuentran gusanos en comida de dos restaurantes de McDonald's

    Encuentran gusanos en comida de dos restaurantes de McDonald's

    Ella dijo que cuando estaba a punto de morder a su hamburguesa un gusano vivo se cayó. Lacey Jo Lovett fue otra de las afectadas, quien también encontró un gusano cuando fue a un local en Draffenville . Sin embargo, para Stephens la respuesta de la cadena de comida rápida es como "una bofetada en la cara ", según dijo a la televisora . "La calidad de la comida y la seguridad son prioridades para nosotros".

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  • President Barack Obama Will Guest-Edit WIRED's November Issue

    The issue will feature stories hand-picked by Obama, each focused on the theme of "frontiers". Like WIRED , our 44th president is a relentless optimist. Given the focus on inclusiveness of tech in communities and insuring "all Americans have access to" and benefit from those innovations, broadband access and municipal broadband buildouts-both of which President Obama has made part of his agenda-could get some face time.

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  • New drone regulations now in effect

    Is only operated during daylight hours (30 minutes before official sunrise to 30 minutes after official sunset, local time). For example, the drone can not be flown during the day or above 500 feet. "The economic impact of the rule is clear", Anthony Foxx, U.S. Secretary of Transportation said at a news conference Monday. He says it will provide an untapped industry for commercial drone photography.

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  • 'Clarity' achieved with Russian Federation on Syria truce steps, says Kerry

    More than two hours into their meeting, Kerry and Lavrov were joined by United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura, who on Thursday issued the latest in a series of urgent appeals for progress. Since 2011, the USA has pursued a variety of efforts with global partners to try to begin peace talks, all which have floundered. Kerry said the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad has conducted a continued aerial bombardment with barrel bombs and choline gas.

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  • Yemen Houthis says to deal with U.S. peace initiative if "aggression" halted

    Secretary of State John Kerry said the conflict in which Saudi Arabia has launched thousands of air strikes in favour of the exiled government had gone on too long and needed to end. Two young girls were killed and five of their family members injured in a cross-border attack Sunday. United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Thursday called for an global investigation into human rights abuses in the war-torn country.

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  • After three Olympic golds, Carmelo Anthony retires from Team USA

    After three Olympic golds, Carmelo Anthony retires from Team USA

    Despite overcoming several deficits throughout the 2016 Olympics, Team USA managed to win close games in addition to occasional blowouts (i.e. gold medal game versus Serbia ). By the time Lindsay Whalen's layup just beat the halftime buzzer, the USA led 49-32 and Spain had just two baskets in the final 6:55 of the half.

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  • Apple says will appeal against EU tax decision

    The ruling is a result of a three-year investigation into the tax breaks that Ireland offered Apple. Margrethe Vestager, the European competition commissioner, said: "Member states can not give tax benefits to selected companies - this is illegal under EU state aid rules".

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  • More NFL players to protest national anthem?

    His Monday afternoon press conference wasn't exclusively about the game as his former quarterback with the San Francisco 49ers caused a stir over the weekend. There are a lot things that are going on that are unjust. "This is something that needs to change". They fight for liberty and justice for everyone.

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  • Latest Trump Ad Focuses on Economic Prospects for the Middle Class

    Latest Trump Ad Focuses on Economic Prospects for the Middle Class

    The latest poll, conducted by the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling, found Trump up 15 percentage points. Per Trump's tweet late Sunday, that event is back on. But by Thursday, he was ruling out any kind of legal status - "unless they leave the country and come back", he told CNN . The campaign later blamed a staff error for a report that the immigration speech would be delivered in Phoenix on August 31.

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  • Houthi shelling kills civilians in Saudi border city

    Deliberately targeting medical facilities is a serious violation of worldwide humanitarian law which would amount to a war crime. In recent weeks, both Jeremy Corbyn and the SNP have also called for an "urgent review" of arms sales to Saudi Arabia after bombs dropped in Yemen were linked to United Kingdom manufacturers.

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  • Hillary Clinton's Lead Cut in Half in New National Poll

    Hillary Clinton's Lead Cut in Half in New National Poll

    Amid criticism for pitching to minority voters while speaking to overwhelmingly white audiences, Trump will hold a question-and-answer session Saturday at the Great Faith Ministries in Detroit, which has a primarily black congregation. It will focus on his economic message, contrasting his approach with Clinton's. Nevertheless, the Trump campaign is optimistic that time remains for a turnaround, a position buttressed by the new ad buy.

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  • State funeral set for Amatrice after quake survivors rebel

    The first, held on Saturday, honoured victims from the Le Marche region. Italy hurriedly revised preparations for a mass funeral for natural disaster victims on Tuesday after protests by bereaved relatives, as crews continued to dig for bodies under mounds of rubble.

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  • Maine governor takes blame for tirade

    Thibodeau said while Republican leaders had a range of ideas on what should take place, they had not settled on a plan. He says he hopes legislators don't have to censure the governor. Last week, Gattine criticized the governor for racially charged theories used to describe the drug use, and sales, in the New England state. "Black people come up the highway and they kill Mainers", LePage told WMTW News 8 Thursday.

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  • NHC: Tropical Depression Nine could strengthen into cyclone

    NHC: Tropical Depression Nine could strengthen into cyclone

    Cooler and drier air will build into the area for the end of the week and the weekend. A tropical storm watch was in effect for North Carolina's coast from Cape Lookout to Oregon Inlet. This turn is due to a cold front approach our area from the north, the front will pull the system north and then turn it northeastward. Tropical Depression Nine , south of Florida, is also expected to become a tropical storm by Tuesday.

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  • Google releases Crowdsource app to help with translations

    Google releases Crowdsource app to help with translations

    It's an app that asks you to "do quick, simple tasks that have a huge impact". Its seems like Google has become extremely fond of crowdsourcing in the recent past, as the company also announced ( that it is crowdsourcing the watch face designs for its Android Wear Collection for the fall as it launched a contest to receive entries through Instagram.

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  • EU rules Apple must pay up to 13B euros in back taxes

    EU rules Apple must pay up to 13B euros in back taxes

    Apple employs 5,500, or about a quarter of its Europe-based staff, in the Irish city of Cork, where it is the largest private sector employer. The Commission said Ireland enabled the company to pay substantially less than other businesses, in effect paying a corporate tax rate of no more than 1%.

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  • US Reaches Goal Of Resettling 10000 Syrian Refugees

    Less than a year ago, in response to a global refugee crisis involving millions of Syrians fleeing violence and conflict, President Obama has asked his administration to increase the number of Syrian refugees who could be offered a safe haven in the United States, said in a statement Susan Rice , security adviser of the USA president.

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  • DOJ extends renewed contract to private prison group, but later rescinds it

    DOJ extends renewed contract to private prison group, but later rescinds it

    Shortly after private-prison operator GEO Group Inc. tried to rebuild investor confidence Friday by announcing a contract's extension by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the company had to say the government rescinded the extension. "The massive falloffs in the stocks imply that the risk will spread to other federal, state and local jurisdictions. We believe that this contract renewal is indicative of the BOP's continued focus on quality as it evaluates its current privately-operated facilities".

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  • Periodistas de Al Jazeera retenidos en Maiquetía serán deportados

    Presuntamente, autoridades venezolanas quieren deportarlos en el primer vuelo a Bogotá. A Teresa Bo , quien es corresponsal, Lagmi Chávez , productora y el camarógrafo de ese medio les quitaron el equipo de la cadena de noticias, que venían desde Argentina para cubrir los acontecimientos de esta semana en el país.

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  • UN says 10000 civilians killed, wounded in Yemen conflict

    Extremist Islamist groups, including al-Qaeda and the Islamic State, have taken advantage of the fighting to gain territory and launch attacks on both sides. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, according to the group's Amaq news agency. Fighters aligned to Hadi's government, backed by Gulf troops and Saudi-led airstrikes, drove the Houthis and their allies from Aden a year ago.

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  • Reid Wants FBI To Investigate Evidence Of Russian Tampering In US Election

    In his letter to FBI Director James Comey, Harry Reid wrote that "evidence of a direct connection between the Russian government and Donald Trump's presidential campaign continues to mount". Although officials did not name the states affected in recent attacks, an anonymous source confirmed to Yahoo that foreign hackers breached systems in IL and Arizona.

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  • Dilma Rousseff enfrenta su juicio político con

    Dilma Rousseff enfrenta su juicio político con "la cabeza erguida"

    En un duro, denso y firme pero sereno discurso político, en el que también apeló a lo emocional y en el que sólo por momentos se le quebró la voz, Rousseff insistió en su inocencia y aseguró que, en el ejercicio de su mandato, cumplió con rigor con el "compromiso de defender la Constitución" y las leyes.

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