Royals take replica war canoe in Canada

Royals take replica war canoe in Canada

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were taken to a remote island on a 25ft- war canoe by warrior rowers wearing T-shirts protesting against a natural gas plant. The centre provides a range of services, including childcare, youth outreach, and support for women who have experienced domestic violence. During their visit to Haida Gwaii the royal couple opened the new Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre which will soon begin treating patients. Read More

Caribbean Nations Brace For Hurricane Matthew's Lash

Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic tropical storm in nearly a decade, is all set to bear down on Haiti after gathering strength while spinning across the Caribbean Sea. Heavy rain also fell on Jamaica and unsafe rainfall levels were a threat for the Dominican Republic, which adjoins Haiti . The center of Hurricane Matthew is expected to pass near or. Read More

Gilmore Girls fans! Netflix is turning cafes into IRL Luke's Diners

Gilmore Girls fans! Netflix is turning cafes into IRL Luke's Diners

Meanwhile, Vancouver fans can head to Trafiq Cafe & Bakery (4216 Main St.). Gilmore Girls first aired on October 5 in 2000, so this event celebrates the 16th anniversary of coffee-coffee-coffee, rapid talking, and backwards baseball caps warming our hearts. Read More

GfK poll: Third party backers a wild card in 2016 race

GfK poll: Third party backers a wild card in 2016 race

So maybe it's no wonder that Americans are longing for some kind of third alternative, an independent candidate who might save us from the one-man, fat-shaming, Tweet-storming nightmare that is Donald Trump or the joyless, yet qualified Hillary Clinton. Read More

Xiaomi's 4K-Capable 'Mi Box' Reaches US

Xiaomi's 4K-Capable 'Mi Box' Reaches US

The box has 8 GB internal storage and external storage can be attached by USB. As this is an Android TV box it comes with the niceties you'd expect, including Android apps, Cast support, and Google voice search via the Mi Box's voice remote. Read More

United States service member killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

United States service member killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

Forces - Afghanistan, we are heartbroken by this loss and we extend our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of the service member", Gen. John W. Counterterrorism missions are commonly carried out by Special Operations troops. "Clearly this was a service member who faced risk alongside Afghan partners". Read More

Blasts in Syrian city of Hama kill 2, wound 12

The source added that a terrorist suicide bomber blew himself up in al-Assi Square and then after 15 minutes another terrorist, wearing explosive device belt, blew himself up. Government warplanes have targeted civilian gathering places such as markets, hospitals and mosques for several days, an activist with the opposition Aleppo Media Center told CNN. Read More

Putin suspends nuclear deal with US

Putin suspends nuclear deal with US

Putin earlier on Monday suspended the plutonium agreement because of what the Kremlin called "unfriendly" acts by Washington. Viewed as a major non-proliferation effort, the plutonium agreement was expected to take at least two decades and cover only a fraction of the weapons-grade plutonium both countries possess. Read More

Women In Poland Are Striking For Their Reproductive Rights

Women In Poland Are Striking For Their Reproductive Rights

Polish women have called for an global "black protest" against a proposed new law that would ban abortions in all circumstances. Thousands of people previously protested outside the parliament building in Warsaw on Saturday against the proposals to introduce a complete ban on abortions. Read More

Katara murder: Apex court gives 25-year jail to Vikas, Vishal

Katara murder: Apex court gives 25-year jail to Vikas, Vishal

The remaining five-year jail term awarded to Yadavs for destruction of evidence was directed to be concurrent instead of consecutive, this being the only change from the earlier position held by the HC. The high court had however saved them from the gallows stating that the possibility of their reformation and rehabilitation is not "unforseeably foreclosed". Read More

Campaign manager: Clinton preparing to fact-check Trump during debate

Campaign manager: Clinton preparing to fact-check Trump during debate

In response to Saturday blasts in New Jersey and NY and a knife attack in Minnesota, Clinton called Monday for a surge in intelligence and greater coordination with local law enforcement and Silicon Valley technology companies; more outreach to Muslim-American communities to apprehend troubled individuals; and intensified diplomatic efforts across the Middle East. Read More

Hoyer, Defense Leads Bears to First Win

Hoyer, Defense Leads Bears to First Win

Detroit began the season with a wild 39-35 victory at Indianapolis, with Stafford throwing for three touchdowns while directing the Lions to 448 yards on offense . They did allow two sacks and a few pressures that required Hoyer to move in the pocket, such as on his TD throw to Eddie Royal, but for much of the game, the veteran QB had plenty of time to stand and deliver from the pocket. Read More

India relocates 10000 from around Kashmir as tensions rise

Both countries claim the Himalayan territory, which is split between Indian and Pakistani-controlled zones. A 13-year-old cease-fire in Kashmir has been tested recently as each side blames the other for a series of deadly violations of the fragile truce. Read More

Iraqis Use 9/11 Bill to Demand Compensation from U.S. for 2003 Invasion

Some bill opponents noted that the September 11 families have already been awarded more than $7 billion in damages, but backers said the issue was allowing lawsuits to punish any government backing terrorism on U.S. Stephanie DeSimone, who was two months pregnant when her husband was killed in the Pentagon, filed the court documents on Friday in Washington , D.C., claiming that Saudi Arabia was "partially" responsible for her husband's death, as CNN reported on Saturday. Read More

UN Chief Snubs Pakistan Over Kashmir, Stresses On 'Dialogue With India'

India also said Pakistan is "run by a war machine rather than a government" even as it ruled out ruled out dialogue as long as Islamabad used "terrorists and terrorism as policy". "We are ready to play a constructive role in the improvement of relations between Pakistan and India", he said and added that China would keep raising its voice in support of Pakistan on all worldwide forums. Read More

Isis used mustard gas on USA troops in Syria, says Pentagon

BAGHDAD - Backed by US -led coalition air strikes and paramilitary forces, Iraqi government troops pushed Islamic State group militants from a key town north of the Iraqi capital Thursday, days after launching an operation to retake it, a military spokesman said. Read More

Canadian photographer found dead in Mexico's Yucatan state

Canadian photographer found dead in Mexico's Yucatan state

The prosecutors' office said in a statement that the body of the 74-year-old was found early Friday on the side of a highway that runs between Merida and Cancun. But in later years, she turned her focus to abstract photography. A spokeswoman from Global Affairs said Canadian officials are in contact with local authorities. Read More

Defense secretary: US will sharpen 'military edge' in Asia

Defense secretary: US will sharpen 'military edge' in Asia

Carter also spoke broadly about the U.S. "rebalance" toward the Asia-Pacific region, and touted strong bilateral relationships with countries in the area, including Thailand, Japan, South Korea, and Australia. He said that includes F-22 and F-35 stealth fighter jets, P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft, continuous deployments of B-2 and B-52 strategic bombers and the newest surface warfare ships like the amphibious assault ship USS America. Read More

Kevin Magnussen's Renault catches fire in the pitlane in Malaysia GP P1

The incident prompted a 15-minute stoppage but the fire was eventually doused and Magnussen was back out in the afternoon session, his vehicle fitted with the old fuel system and cleaned of extinguisher foam. Renault engineers later blamed the fuel breather system as the source of the fire and revealed that the vehicle had suffered surprisingly little damage. Read More

Police fatally shoot man in Los Angeles after car chase

According to KABC , police are also engaged in a search for another suspect related to the pursuit. One activist, dressed in a black and yellow BLM T-shirt, said the man was shot in the back. Barry Montgomery. He noted within days there have fatal police shootings in Pasadena, El Cajon and now South Los Angeles. The incident occurred at approximately 1.40pm on Saturday, when police officers noticed the man armed with a gun riding in a vehicle that was believed to have been stolen, the Los ... Read More

Narendra Modi's speech attacking Pakistan, violation of the United Nations norms

Narendra Modi's speech attacking Pakistan, violation of the United Nations norms

The relationship between Indian and Pakistan has been on a boil since the death of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 8. "There is one nation in Asia whose aim is to spread terrorism and is working toward ensuring that the 21st century does not belong to Asia", he said, referring to Pakistan. Read More

MH-17 investigators say missile came from Russian Federation

Dujarric says the U.N. Security Council previously has "demanded that 'those responsible for this incident be held to account and that all states cooperate fully with the efforts to establish accountability'". The surface-to-air weapon that destroyed the jetliner at 33,000 feet was sacked from farmland in the rebel-held area of Pervomaiskiy, the investigation found. Read More

Syrian army, rebels wage fierce battles north of Aleppo city

Syrian army, rebels wage fierce battles north of Aleppo city

There were conflicting accounts on the outcome of Friday's fighting. Since then, at least 9,364 people have been killed in Russian raids, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , which uses a network of activists in Syria to track daily developments in the war. Read More

Supreme Court to hear challenge over offensive trademarks

The justices said they would hear the Obama administration's appeal of a lower court ruling past year that sided with the Portland-based Asian-American rock band in its free-speech challenge to part of the 1946 law governing federal trademarks. Read More

Pope urges greater efforts for peace in the Middle East

For almost a week, Syrian and Russian armed forces have carried out an intense bombing campaign on areas held by insurgents in the east of Aleppo, reducing many buildings to dust and killing scores of civilians. He says regime forces know the location of both facilities. "Dramatic news continues to reach me about the fate of the people of Aleppo, with whom I feel united in suffering through prayer and spiritual union". Read More

Inexperienced Southgate given 1st shot at vacant England job

We have an excellent group of players and the future is certainly bright for this England team". In a statement released by the FA, Southgate said: "I'm a passionate Englishman and I think people know where I stood on the long-term role in the summer". Read More

United Kingdom Q2 GDP Growth Rev Up To 0.7%

United Kingdom Q2 GDP Growth Rev Up To 0.7%

The stats body also reiterated its view that economic data since the 23 June vote shows "no sign of an immediate shock to the economy" as a result of the surprise Brexit vote. Less comprehensive surveys of purchasing managers had previously suggested that the services sector slumped in July before bouncing back strongly in August. Read More

Strong winds from big typhoon hit Taiwan, at least 4 dead

Strong winds from big typhoon hit Taiwan, at least 4 dead

As the island faces its third typhoon , at least four people are dead and countless injured. Taiwan's Central Emergency Operation Centre said around 4,300 people remained in temporary shelters with more than 14,800 evacuated from their homes. Read More

Pentagon chief urges Southeast Asia security cooperation

Pentagon chief urges Southeast Asia security cooperation

Carter said in opening comments to the meeting Friday that he wants to encourage more regional cooperation in Asia and the Pacific on many key security issues. US Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on National Security Challenges and Ongoing Military Operations on Capitol Hill in Washington , US, September 22, 2016. Read More

Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic peace accord

Correspondents say President Santos has risked his political future on the success of the peace deal. The peace deal now will go before the Colombian people for a vote in a referendum scheduled for October 2, English-language online magazine Slate reported on Tuesday. Read More