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Five toddlers burned alive in arson attack on nursery

Local media identified the guard as a 50-year-old man who helped with security at the daycare centre since 2008. A security guard in a nursery in Jana├║ba, Brazil, threw gasoline on children and himself and set the fuel on fire, resulting in the death of five toddlers .

Bye-Bye Contraception Obamacare Mandate

It is not now known how much the final rule will vary from the draft. "I think what the Trump administration is trying to do is effectively gut the rule without repealing it, because repealing it would be so unpopular", said Gretchen Borchelt, vice president for reproductive rights and health at the National Women's Law Center .

GST Council decides to reduce compliance burden of small traders

The e-wallets will provide exporters the funds to pay the tax without choking liquidity and actual refunds will be offset against advance refund in e-wallet. He said in Patna yesterday that under the current tax regime all tax-payers have to file monthly return, which is causing a lot of difficulty to small traders.

Unlikely allies: Oil brings Saudi king to Moscow

However, the agenda also included issues on which the two sides deeply differ, including the war in Syria . Although Chechnya has a population of just over one million, Mr Kadyrov is one of Russia's most influential officials. Signatories to the document were Alexander Dyukov , CEO of Gazprom Neft, and Amin H. Nasser, President and CEO, Saudi Aramco. This leaves Moscow aligned with Saudi Arabia's arch-rival Iran, whose influence Riyadh fears is growing in the region.

Egypt's special envoy to the reconciliation arrives in Gaza

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah told the cabinet at the start of its meeting, usually held every Tuesday in Ramallah, that his government was going to assume full responsibility of all sectors of life in Gaza "in full co-operation and partnership with all the Palestinian factions and forces", PA-owned Wafa news agency reported.

J&K: 2 children killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Poonch

Till reports last came in, shelling and firing exchanges were on in the area. Pakistan has violated ceasefire a number of times in the last few months. The Ministry also showed strong concern over continued unprovoked firing by Pakistan security forces across LoC and worldwide boundary in violation of 2003 Ceasefire Understanding.

Retired Army man asked to prove Indian citizenship in Assam

In a major embarrassment, an Indian Army officer who retired after 30 years of services has been asked by Assam government to prove his citizenship. Hoque's son is at present studying in the prestigious Rashtriya Indian Military College in Dehradun while his daughter is at the Army Public School in Narengi, Guwahati .

NC Outer Banks preps for Maria; storm regains strength, becomes hurricane again

The National Hurricane Center said at its 11 a.m. advisory that Lee has powered up to 115 miles per hour, making it a Category 3 storm and the fifth tropical cyclone this season to earn the title of major hurricane. The National Weather Service in Morehead City said significant beach erosion is expected north of Cape Lookout. Hyde County spokesman Donnie Shumate said in a statement that Ocracoke Island's evacuation order was lifted at 9:30 a.m.

Carolina Panthers vs. New England Patriots Odds, Analysis, NFL Betting Pick

The running game was nonexistent against Houston and I don't think it gets any easier against the Panthers' front. "They've got a great defense". "My hat goes off to the Colin Kaepernicks of the world", Newton told the Charlotte Observer .

Japan's defense chief warns of possible North Korea provocation on October 10

The White House said that the primary mission of the USA president would be to undertake efforts that can establish peace in the region. The White House said the president will emphasise the importance of "fair and reciprocal" economic ties with America's trade partners, and pursue worldwide support for achieving the "complete, verifiable and irreversible" denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.

Indonesians prepare for eruption of Mount Agung volcano

It last erupted in 1963, killing about 1100 people. SOME Virgin Australia flights bound for Bali are stopping in Darwin to take on extra fuel in case Mount Agung erupts and planes have to turn around. More than 800 earthquakes were recorded in the area Monday alone - with additional 400 by Tuesday midday - and a smoke column was seen emanating from the crater.

Twitter Blocks Over 200 Russia-Linked Accounts

The leaders of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said the panel would hold an open hearing next month with representatives from unnamed technology companies in an effort to "better understand how Russian Federation used online tools and platforms to sow discord in and influence our election".

Brandis hits out at Abbott over NRL song

Asked by the interviewer if he planned to "go harder" on the issue, Macklemore replied, "I'm gonna go harder". He said: "I'm getting a lot of tweets from angry, old white dudes in Australia". Mr Abbott backed that call, tweeting: "Footy fans shouldn't be subjected to a politicised grand final". Former NRL player Tony Wall started a petition demanding the "LGBTIQ anthem" shouldn't be played because it was a "bold political stance".

ISIS Chief Calls On Jihadists To 'Resist', In Apparent Recording

Russian officials said in June that there was a "high probability" that the Islamic State leader had died in an airstrike on the city of Raqqa, the group's de facto Syrian capital. In the recording, the voice purported to be that of Baghdadi called on the jihadis of ISIS to continue the fight despite their loss of Mosul in northwestern Iraq.

The Latest Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) Insider Trading Activity

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of DRI . The parent of Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse restaurant chains, said in a statement that net income for the quarter to August 27 rose to US$119.0mln, or 93 USA cents a share, from US$110.2mln, or 87 U.S.

Donations sought for hurricane-damage in the US Virgin Islands

Gear says that she and her team were able to completely clear out the animal shelters on the islands, which were full of pets who'd been abandoned in the chaos of Irma. Please be cautious with me" - where they were met by a large group of high school volunteers, led by Tinsley Sarrett, who showed up to walk the dogs upon their arrival.

CSKA Moscow vs. Manchester United: Champions League pre-match review

Both games in Russian Federation have ended in draws but at Old Trafford United have ran out winners with the most recent meeting in the 2015/16 ending in a 1-0 win for United with Wayne Rooney scoring the victor. "But this season is different because I started playing well and the connection and understanding with other players, especially [Romelu] Lukaku, is great and I hope we can score many goals in the coming games".

Gas Prices Decreasing After Hurricanes Harvey And Irma

After reaching 3-year highs due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, gas prices have begun to decline. Prices are expected to "slowly drift lower as inventories slowly improve", GasBuddy .com senior analyst Patrick DeHaan said. Refineries are getting back online. Gas prices in northern New England are coming down in northern New England, although it may still be some time before drivers see pre-hurricane prices.

At least 15 people dead on Dominica following Hurricane Maria

Maarten/St. Martin, St. Barthelemy and Anguilla - many of which were devastated when Irma blew through the Caribbean, killing 44 people. "We have heard of all the reports of looting happening and I know members of the St Lucia Defence Force have gone up to augment the forces there from the Regional Security System already, so we are helping in that respect", President of the Association Thaddeus Antoine said.

BJP workers welcome Amit Shah's order to cut down organisational units

With the government and the party embracing Upadhyaya's plank of 'antyodaya' (upliftment of the last man), the executive is expected to cite a number of measures taken by the Union and the BJP-ruled states for the poor's welfare. "When opposition was in government, power was a means of enjoyment for it. Harsh language can't be a substitute for substantive charges". "In the past three years there have been no allegations of corruption against us", Gadkari said.