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Curry's comment prompted a tweet from President Trump , saying he was withdrawing the invitation...and hours later the team said it will visit the Capital, but not the White House . He said he would not let one person "ever use sport as platform to divide us". At least this certainly is the case on social media , particularly Twitter , where celebrities and athletes have responded to Trump's attacks with insults of their own directed at our 45th President.
  • Iran announces successful test of ballistic missile easily capable of hitting Israel

    Iran announces successful test of ballistic missile easily capable of hitting Israel

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    Iranian officials say the missile can carry several warheads. The United States extended sanctions relief for Iran last week as part of the agreement, which President Donald Trump has described as " the worst deal ever ". If Washington walks out of the agreement, "any choice and any option" are open for Iran "that we see as beneficial to our country, " Rouhani said.
  • Cowboys players, including Jerry Jones, kneel before national anthem on MNF

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    Numerous boos rang out across University of Phoenix Stadium as the Cowboys kneeled and continued as the players rose, still arm-in-arm, and stepped back to the sideline as the flag was unfurled across the field. "I don't focus on the past", Smith said . One player said, "We have to do something". "It meant a lot, just the everlasting love, a brotherly love that we've had for each other since our high school days" Smith said.
  • Trump announces new travel ban

    Trump announces new travel ban

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    Also on Monday, Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Arreaza said his country was willing to dialogue with the U.S., but received only "attacks". US President Donald Trump has issued a new order to impose travel restrictions on citizens from eight countries on the basis of evaluation that they pose threat to America's security.
  • White House: 'Absurd' To Say We're At War With North Korea

    White House: 'Absurd' To Say We're At War With North Korea

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    Rhetoric between the two countries got more heated on Friday, when Trump tweeted that 'Kim Jong-un of North Korea , who is obviously a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people, will be tested like never before!' However, Daryl Kimball, executive director of the Arms Control Association, told ThinkProgress that he's anxious about the increase in "the level of personal threats" between Trump and Kim.
  • Deloitte Hit by Sophisticated Cyber Attack — Guardian Newspaper

    Deloitte Hit by Sophisticated Cyber Attack — Guardian Newspaper

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    A Deloitte spokeswoman confirmed over the phone that it had been the victim of a breach. There have been several high-profile cyber attacks this year. The accounting and advisory firm was the victim of a cyber attack nearly a year ago, and only now are clients finding out about it. Image: Compfight.
  • Germany's New Opposition Party Wants To Fight 'Invasion Of Foreigners'

    Germany's New Opposition Party Wants To Fight 'Invasion Of Foreigners'

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    Both parties suffered considerable losses compared to the results of the elections in 2013. AfD, with the reputation of being the third largest party in Germany , got 13.0 per cent of the votes cast, while Die Linke (The Left) got 9.0 per cent, Green 9.0 per cent and Sonstige 4.9 per cent.
  • Russia blames USA policy for Russian general's death in Syria

    Russia blames USA policy for Russian general's death in Syria

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    Abu Khawla said the Syrian Army and their allies were within four kilometers of the SDF positions. Deir az Zor is a province rich in oil and gas and both sides have been racing to reach the fields. The ministry said Assapov would be posthumously decorated for his service. "Facing no resistance of the ISIS militants, the SDF units are advancing along the left shore of the Euphrates towards Deir ez-Zor", the statement reads.
  • Maria: Death toll in Puerto Rico rises to 16

    Maria: Death toll in Puerto Rico rises to 16

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    US President Donald Trump has pledged to visit Puerto Rico, saying it was "totally obliterated" by the storm. Lengyel met with FEMA Administrator Brock Long, White House Homeland Security adviser Tom Bossert, Mapp and Virgin Islands National Guard Adjutant Gen.
  • Anthony Weiner Sentenced to 21 Months for Teen 'Sexting'

    Anthony Weiner Sentenced to 21 Months for Teen 'Sexting'

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    After his sentence is served, he must undergo internet monitoring. He is expected to surrender to begin serving the sentence before November 6, 2017 and must register as a sex offender upon release. Prosecutors say he not only sexted the 15-year-old North Carolina girl but also asked her to "sexually perform" for him on Skype and Snapchat, according to TIME .
  • Rohingya Refugees Wade Through Floodwaters in Bangladesh Camp

    Rohingya Refugees Wade Through Floodwaters in Bangladesh Camp

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    According to United Nations reports , more than 430,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh and India in search of a better and safe life. 'I was struck by the incredible magnitude of their needs. According to government figures, almost 40 per cent of Rohingya villages in northern Rakhine have been completely abandoned over the past month. Turkey has been at the forefront of providing aid to Rohingya refugees, and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan raised the issue at the UN.
  • Banaras Hindu University girl shaves head in protest

    Banaras Hindu University girl shaves head in protest

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    The students alleged that the police thrashed them. Spurred by the reaction of the university authorities, students protested the lack of safety on campus and the "victim-shaming". A number of students, including women, and two journalists were injured in the lathicharge by the police during the protest. The university was also attacked for framing different hostel rules for male and female students.
  • JLo donates $1m to Puerto Rico hurricane recovery effort

    JLo donates $1m to Puerto Rico hurricane recovery effort

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    Her boyfriend Alex Rodriguez , the New York Yankees, the Major League Baseball, and ex-husband Marc Anthony are all adding to the initiative. Chuck Watson, a disaster modeler at Enki Research, told Reuters that the storm had caused an estimated $30 billion of damage and lost economic activity in Puerto Rico .
  • Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski on health care bill

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    But the comments by Ms. Collins and Mr. Cruz left the Republican drive to uproot President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act dangling by an increasingly fraying thread. Paul also wants elimination of requirements that insurers cover specified medical services and other coverage mandates, and establishment of "association" health plans consumers could join to pay lower prices.
  • Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after missile test

    Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after missile test

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    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani met Trump on Thursday, and officials in Kabul said all the impetus had come from the Afghan side, with no burning interest from the White House. American officials say the time isn't right for any formal diplomatic process. The Obama administration's desperate 2015 Iran agreement has thawed out between $100 billion and $150 billion in frozen sanctions which Tehran can now use to purchase advanced nuclear warheads and intercontinental delivery rockets from ...
  • Australia announces plan to create national space agency

    Australia announces plan to create national space agency

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    So it's not surprising that the industry is now underdeveloped. Michael Davis, Chair of the Space Industry Association of Australia (SIAA) and Chair of the IAC Local Organising Committee said the SIAA is thrilled with the announcement. "It's not a NASA in that regard, it's closer to a UK space agency which fundamentally supports use and development of satellites in space", he added.
  • Graham-Cassidy Health Bill Revised, Now Increases Medicaid Funding For Ala., Ariz

    Graham-Cassidy Health Bill Revised, Now Increases Medicaid Funding For Ala., Ariz

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    After returning the hearing to order, Hatch told protesters: "If you can't be in order, then get the heck out of here". His complaint was to no avail as the protests continued. Several Republicans on Monday continued to express doubt or opposition to the bill, despite revisions meant to gain their support for the legislation, sponsored by Republican Sens.
  • Hurricane Maria is moving near the southeastern US

    Hurricane Maria is moving near the southeastern US

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    Hurricane Maria has already passed across the Caribbean and caused much destruction. First, it will ensure that Hurricane Maria gets swept out to sea, after the storm flirts with the Outer Banks of North Carolina. This gives us an approximation of the different possibilities in Maria's future track. Maria is then forecasted to make a near 90-degree turn back out to the Atlantic, keeping the easterly winds and perhaps a few extra clouds for Central PA.
  • Pelosi calls for military help in Puerto Rico

    Pelosi calls for military help in Puerto Rico

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    It knocked out electricity, apart from emergency generators, on the island of 3.4 million inhabitants. "It was devastating to see all that kind of debris in all areas, in all towns of the island", Jenniffer González, the island's non-voting representative in Congress told CNN .
  • Samsung's Foldable Display Smartphone Gets Certified In Korea

    Samsung's Foldable Display Smartphone Gets Certified In Korea

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    A certificate , discovered by SamMobile on the website of South Korea's National Radio Research Agency, refers to a Samsung device with the model number SM-G888. The Samsung Galaxy X: first smartphone foldable? On a related note, Samsung's Korean compatriot LG is also making advancements with the flexible Plastic OLED.
  • UK's triumphant Corbyn eyes path to power at Labour conference

    UK's triumphant Corbyn eyes path to power at Labour conference

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    Starmer has harried May in Parliament by opposing her plans to give ministers power over converting European Union regulations into British law, and he said Britain should stay in the single market during a transition period after leaving. At a rally for Labour's Blairite Progress wing, MPs lined up to condemn the decision. "Brexit is the biggest question", said Asson, who wants a new referendum on membership in the bloc.
  • Virat Kohli just equaled MS Dhoni and Rahul Dravid's ODI record

    Virat Kohli just equaled MS Dhoni and Rahul Dravid's ODI record

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    Team India wins the series against Australia by 3-0 with the third match which took place Sunday. Not only was this India's third straight win over the Aussies in the current series, it also completes India's hattrick of series wins against them in ODIs, while playing at home.
  • Google acquires HTC smartphone team in $1.1bn deal

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    Many Android manufacturers and Android fans like to brandish their DxO scores, especially when the scores are on the higher side or at the top. The Apple iPhone 8 Plus is the best-performing mobile device camera we have ever tested.
  • Trump signs proclamation restricting travel from 8 countries

    Trump signs proclamation restricting travel from 8 countries

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    In a call with reporters Friday, officials from the White House and three federal agencies declined to identify how many or name countries that are not in compliance with the new standards despite weeks of discussions with US officials. So, the new ban - on most travelers from Chad , Iran , Libya, North Korea , Syria , Somalia , and Yemen - is scheduled to take effect on October 18.
  • New Trump Tweets; Seahawks, Titans Remain in Locker Room For National Anthem

    New Trump Tweets; Seahawks, Titans Remain in Locker Room For National Anthem

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    Tennessee's 33-27 triumph in stifling Southern humidity Sunday was more complicated than that simple reduction, especially on a day that was a benchmark in the history of the intersection of American sports and politics. (Mariota) came up to me and said good hit because he understood that I'm playing till the blow of the whistle. It was now 23 - 14 and 12's were growing more nervous.
  • Iran's Rohani Vows Stronger Missile Capabilities

    Iran's Rohani Vows Stronger Missile Capabilities

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    The move was a direct challenge to President Donald Trump , who in August signed a bill imposing mandatory penalties on those involved in Iran's ballistic missile programme and anyone who does business with them. Trump said on Wednesday he had made his decision but was not yet ready to reveal it. The report did not give the time or location of the test. Nonproliferation experts have long suspected North Korea and Iran are sharing know-how when it comes to their rogue missile programs.
  • Virat Kohli: Hardik Pandya Great Asset For Indian Cricket

    Virat Kohli: Hardik Pandya Great Asset For Indian Cricket

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    He built on the groundwork laid by openers Ajinkya Rahane (70) and Rohit Sharma (71). "Rohit and Rahane were very good and then Hardik Pandya , only he can do what he does when he bats like that". The idea was to attack Ashton Agar and take him out of the game. Openers Finch and David Warner give Australia a solid, if not spectacular, start with a 70-run stand as the tourists looked determined to preserve wickets .
  • Miami Dolphins' Stephen Ross first owner to respond to President Trump's comments

    Miami Dolphins' Stephen Ross first owner to respond to President Trump's comments

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    However, on Sunday, the offense wasn't close to anything. However, the Dolphins were shut out until the final play of the game. Bilal Powell ran for his first touchdown of the season, and Chandler Catanzaro made two field goals. Cutler was 26 of 44 for 220 yards with an interception and the TD toss. It quoted Christopher Johnson , who recently took control of the team from his older brother.
  • McCain 'let down' Arizona, Graham in opposing health care bill

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    McCain says he believes lawmakers could do better if Republicans and Democrats work together on a replacement for President Barack Obama's health care law. Senator Rand Paul announced his opposition for the bill. It was shaping up to be the second time that McCain would derail Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare .
  • Electricity Outage Stymies Puerto Rico Recovery Efforts

    Electricity Outage Stymies Puerto Rico Recovery Efforts

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    Federal Emergency Management Administrator Brock Long said the federal government will attempt to restore power to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as soon as possible, and in a way that will make the power grid less susceptible to future disruptions.
  • Apple Says Face ID Can Be Disabled In Emergency Situations

    Apple Says Face ID Can Be Disabled In Emergency Situations

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    The hullabaloo surrounding the iPhone X and its new Face ID feature may have overshadowed the other products that Apple announced on Tuesday, but the rest of the bunch are currently up for pre-order. 22. As for your security concerns, they can be substantially eased if you remember to "grip the buttons on both sides of the phone" in a distress situation.
  • Guardiola's 'Pep Talk' for the ball boy

    Guardiola's 'Pep Talk' for the ball boy

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    It seems as though Guardiola's blueprint is finally taking shape in his new side. Leroy Sane , Sergio Aguero and Fabian Delph also scored to give City 22 goals in the past five games in all competitions. They have to know they can lose the game. Benteke's absence means that Palace are without a fit senior striker, and may be forced to look to a free agent to bridge the gap while he is out.
  • North korea: The quake was ultimately not due to a nuclear test

    North korea: The quake was ultimately not due to a nuclear test

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    The agency said it is analyzing the nature of the quake. "It could be a natural quake that really was man-made as the nuclear test would have transferred a lot of stress", he said. The size of yesterday's tremor was smaller than the earthquakes registered as a result of all of North Korea's six nuclear tests and seismologists said the shockwaves did not appear to be man-made.
  • Trump takes on McCain over health care vote

    Trump takes on McCain over health care vote

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    John McCain came out against the proposal - joining Sen. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday blasted Senator John McCain for dealing a possibly fatal blow to the latest Republican attempt to dismantle Obamacare. The GOP bills passed or proposed would give states the power to waive that requirement. McCain and Graham have always been best friends, and Graham wrote on Twitter Friday, "My friendship with @ SenJohnMcCain is not based on how he votes but respect for how he's lived ...
  • What Republican health bill would mean for Virginia

    What Republican health bill would mean for Virginia

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    President Donald Trump is attacking Sen. President Trump , speaking in Alabama late Friday, acknowledged the setback but vowed to fight on. McCain said he would consider supporting similar legislation if it was the product of extensive hearings, debates and amendments.
  • No. 6 Okie State, No. 16 TCU set for Big 12 battle

    No. 6 Okie State, No. 16 TCU set for Big 12 battle

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    Gary Patterson, who can be cagey with his comments, hints that he thinks the Frogs' accustomed underdog role plus the Cowboys' lack of 60-minute tests could provide an edge. Patterson acknowledged that the Frogs' offense will need to be productive. ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Quarterback Zach Abey ran for 128 of Navy's 569 rushing yards in a victory over Cincinnati in an American Athletic Conference game.
  • Cuomo warns Dems about making deal with Trump on DACA

    Cuomo warns Dems about making deal with Trump on DACA

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    Confusion over Trump's stance on the future of DACA-and his recent dealings with Democrats-have also left Republican leaders from DC to Texas unsettled. I think he should have forced Congress to do what they needed to do and sat down and made a deal with them. Despite the negative consequences that the administration cites in its decision , Trump reassured constituents that the process will be gradual and allow opportunity for new legislation.
  • North Korea leader lashes 'deranged' Trump

    North Korea leader lashes 'deranged' Trump

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    His comments were believed to be the first direct message ever issued by a North Korean leader, Reuters reported . The Korean Central News Agency transmitted Kim Jong Un's statement verbatim. Such type of tests could lead to radioactive fallouts as well as strong electromagnetic pulse and North Korea may face a significant diplomatic backlash.
  • John McCain Says He Won't Vote For Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

    John McCain Says He Won't Vote For Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

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    McCain's announcement left Senate Republican leadership scrambling to cobble together enough support to move ahead. The groups that issued the statement included the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Hospital Association, Federation of American Hospitals, America's Health Insurance Plans, and the BlueCross BlueShield Association.