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World Spain's government asks court to strike down Catalan referendum law
Author: 0 Spain's government asks court to strike down Catalan referendum law

Among the officials ordered to repay the 5.1 million euros ($6.1 million) is Puigdemont's predecessor, former regional chief Artur Mas . The decree authorizes the formation of an electoral board to make preparations for the vote. The decision has plunged Spain into a national crisis only three weeks after jihadist attacks on the heart of Catalonia left 16 people dead and more than 100 others wounded.

World Harvey devastation continues to hit oil
Author: 0 Harvey devastation continues to hit oil

Many of the Gulf's ports have started to resume operations, but most are doing so at reduced levels. "I don't know how fast this industry can recover ..." The industry's challenge now is to take the lessons it is learning from Harvey to minimize disruptions from future hurricanes.

World Shraddha for Telugu and Prabhas for Hindi
Author: 0 Shraddha for Telugu and Prabhas for Hindi

While the team is rigorously shooting for the film, an interesting news has cropped up. According to a leading portal, "Prabhas' Hindi is expected to be retained in the Hindi version of Saaho , Shraddha's Telugu will have to be dubbed by a professional".

World India's army chief sees war threats from China, Pakistan
Author: 0 India's army chief sees war threats from China, Pakistan

Taking about the northern adversary of India (China), he said that "flexing of muscles has started" and added that "testing India's limit for threshold is something we have to be anxious about and remain prepared for situation emerging which would gradually emerge into conflict".

World North Korea crisis: USA seeks Kim Jong-un asset freeze
Author: 0 North Korea crisis: USA seeks Kim Jong-un asset freeze

Sanctions against powerful North Korea ally China would also not work, Bolton said, since China is afraid collateral damage it might suffer if North Korea collapses. The draft calls for bans on supplying a range of oil products to North Korea and purchasing its textile exports. Ms Terry warned options are limited today as they always have been.

World Bank of Canada raise interest rates boosting Canadian Dollar
Author: 0 Bank of Canada raise interest rates boosting Canadian Dollar

Meanwhile, signals from senior Federal Reserve officials have clouded the outlook for rates in the US with concerns inflation hasn't picked up steam as previously expected. An unexpectedly strong Canadian economy was behind the bank's decision. For the second-straight month, Canadian exports fell steeply - 4.9% in July.

World Venezuela opposition activist says barred from traveling
Author: 0 Venezuela opposition activist says barred from traveling

Being aware of the judicial measure against her, Tintori used the aforementioned diplomatic representatives for a new media scandal that pretended to offer on Saturday in the worldwide airport Maiquetia Simon Bolivar, where she summoned a press conference, FM added.

World Scotland to Ban Sale of New Gas and Diesel Cars by 2032
Author: 0 Scotland to Ban Sale of New Gas and Diesel Cars by 2032

We will continue to protect the revenue budget of our health service. "We face rapid advances in technology; a moral obligation to tackle climate change ", she added. However he believes today's announcement is the "right thing for Nicola Sturgeon to be doing at this stage: I think Scottish voters are fed up with the constitutional questions with the constant angling for a referendum".

World United Kingdom summons North Korean ambassador over missile launch
Author: 0 United Kingdom summons North Korean ambassador over missile launch

A US military solution to North Korea's missile tests is also unlikely. US President Donald Trump commented on the new North Korean missile launch. South Korea says it flew around 2,700 kilometres at a maximum altitude of about 550 kilometres. So the question is whether North Korea will put some checks on itself as it seeks to expand its weapons tests in the Pacific.

World Michael Bennett Details Abuse By Las Vegas Police
Author: 0 Michael Bennett Details Abuse By Las Vegas Police

Bennett said a second officer forcefully jammed his knee into his back, making it hard for him to breathe, before handcuffing him and eventually putting him in the back of a police auto. TMZ Sports published a video of the altercation in which Bennett is on the ground with a police officer pushing a knee into his back. In a post on Twitter titled "Equality", the defensive end Bennett detailed how he was detained by police following the August 26 fight as a crowd scattered after hearing ...

World Democrats say Trump agrees to deal on spending, debt, Harvey aid
Author: 0 Democrats say Trump agrees to deal on spending, debt, Harvey aid

The decision was one of the most fascinating and mysterious moves he's made with Congress during eight months in office. That would force the Republicans to vote on another politically treacherous increase at the end of this year while GOP leaders would like to increase the limit until after next year's midterm elections.

World Kentucky trial could make state first in USA with no abortion clinic
Author: 0 Kentucky trial could make state first in USA with no abortion clinic

Steve Pitt, attorney for the state, told the court Wednesday that the state is trying to protect women's health by enforcing the law, which has been in place for almost 20 years, the AP reports . "Women don't wake up in the morning and say, 'I think I'll get my hair done and have an abortion, '" Adams said . "It is telling that the abortion industry believes that it alone should be exempt from these important safety measures", said Bevin spokeswoman Amanda Stamper.

World Leaked Brexit documents reveal the UK's plans for a 'hard Brexit'
Author: 0 Leaked Brexit documents reveal the UK's plans for a 'hard Brexit'

They would also face new restrictions on family members being brought to Britain. "We propose a fair, robust and secure immigration system that meets Scotland's social and economic needs". "If it becomes so, we will judge it against the criteria we have laid out". The document's declared intention is to radically reduce immigration from Europe to Britain through quotas, time-limited work permits, and tougher rules on families.

World Pregnant mom refused service at restaurant for wearing a crop top
Author: 0 Pregnant mom refused service at restaurant for wearing a crop top

Hundreds of people jumped to her defense and slammed the restaurant and its staff. "I said, "Are you being serious with me right now?' And she said, 'Yep, you can't be here". 'I was pregnant and lived in a region where it was 120 on the every day. During this time, the last thing any pregnant woman needs is to feel ashamed of her body.

World Korea to deploy new THAAD launchers just 3 days after announcement
Author: 0 Korea to deploy new THAAD launchers just 3 days after announcement

Meanwhile, hundreds of local residents and activists are gathered near the USA base protesting the deployment. Mattis's warning echoed comments he made Sunday, in which he stressed the United States was not "looking to the total annihilation of a country, namely North Korea", before warning: "We have many options to do so".

World Indian PM says shares Myanmar's concerns over Rakhine violence
Author: 0 Indian PM says shares Myanmar's concerns over Rakhine violence

The latest violence in Rakhine state began on August 25 when Rohingya insurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base. Rohingya genocide in Myanmar: Does India have responsibility towards refugees? They also called for setting up a special fund to help the Rohingya seeking refuge in Bangladesh , suspending diplomatic relations with Myanmar, boycotting Myanmarese goods, and to contact the OIC and the United Nations to find an immediate solution to the problem.

World Emre Can demanding release clause in new Liverpool deal
Author: 0 Emre Can demanding release clause in new Liverpool deal

The same report says that Juventus are another club potentially keen on signing Can as his contract stand-off with Liverpool continues. The 23-year-old Germany worldwide has started the season in blistering form and finally looks like developing into the dominant all-round midfielder that his potential has hinted at for several years.

World Florida Sheriff Plans to Check for Warrants at Hurricane Shelters
Author: 0 Florida Sheriff Plans to Check for Warrants at Hurricane Shelters

Horstman said . Hurricane Irma's potential landfall is still days away, but the Polk County Sheriff's Office made minor online waves Wednesday morning with a pair of tweets warning sex offenders and citizens with arrest warrants against seeking refuge in local storm shelters.

World PM Modi urged to unfollow those abusing Gauri Lankesh, celebrating her murder
Author: 0 PM Modi urged to unfollow those abusing Gauri Lankesh, celebrating her murder

Indrajit said he and his sister had parted ways because of ideological differences, but that didn't mean they didn't share a personal bond. Uma Pansare, wife of veteran communist leader Govinda Pansare who too was killed in 2015 in Kolhapur said that accused Samir Gaikwad, who is chargesheeted in the Pansare case should not have been granted bail by the session court.