New Jersey: Train crashes into station during morning rush hour;  1 dead, 100 injured

New Jersey: Train crashes into station during morning rush hour; 1 dead, 100 injured

Hoboken, which is NJ Transit's fifth-busiest station with 15,000 boardings per weekday, is situated just across the Hudson River from New York City.

Pakistan Defence Minister says open to using 'tactical devices' against India
Pakistan Defence Minister says open to using 'tactical devices' against India

India has, with evidence, blamed Pakistan-based terrorists for the attack at the Uri army base that killed 19 Indian soldiers.

South Carolina Shooting: Teenager killed father before opening fire at school
South Carolina Shooting: Teenager killed father before opening fire at school

One male student was shot in the leg and the other boy was shot in the foot. The female teacher was shot in the shoulder, authorities said.

U.S. to send more troops to Iraq ahead of Mosul battle
U.S. to send more troops to Iraq ahead of Mosul battle

The new deployment is the third such boost in U.S. troop levels in Iraq since April, underscoring the difficulties President Barack Obama has had in extracting the U.S. military from the country.

OPEC agrees to cut oil output to 32.5 mn barrels a day, first deal since 2008

OPEC's informal meeting in Algeria was still continuing after five hours.

Will ensure SAARC summit is on time: Nepal

Nepal's statement might not appease India, as other member nations -- Sri Lanka, Maldives and Pakistan -- also have not made their position clear on India's decision to pull out from the summit.

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to scrap future war games with US

Duterte said during a two-day visit to meet Vietnam's leaders that he wants to establish new trade and commercial alliances with China and Russia, and that the war games were something Beijing does not want.

Shimon Peres, a visionary who pushed his country towards peace, dies at 93

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Shimon Peres, a visionary who pushed his country towards peace, dies at 93

Would be proud if Malia, Sasha join military: Barack Obama

Barack Obama was responding to a question as to what advice would he give to Malia and Sasha if they approached him expressing their interest in serving in the military.

Pentagon: US airstrike kills 9 militants in Somalia

This is the second airstrike this week that the US carried out against al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab militants in Somalia.

Hillary Clinton shares stage with Bernie Sanders in appeal for youth votes
US Elections 2016

Recent opinion polls have shown the race tightening between Hillary Clinton, a former secretary of state, US senator and first lady, and Donald Trump, a New York real estate magnate.

US: Missouri fraternity suspended over reports of racial slurs

The incident began late Tuesday night when a group of white students walked past two female members of the Legion of Black Collegians' Activities Committee.

California: Protesters chant 'murder' in police shooting of black man, demand investigation

California shooting: Friends and supporters said Olango, the unarmed black man, was mentally ill and may have been suffering a seizure in the moments before his death.

Over 15 rescued, 26 still missing in landslide in China

The landslide hit the Sucun Village in Suichang County, following a heavy downpour brought by Typhoon Megi.

Senators vote 97-1 to override Obama's veto of September 11 bill

The bill permits families affected by 9/11 to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the 19 hijackers who carried out the plot.

US Senate rejects funding bill, lawmakers struggle to ward off government shutdown

The budget debate revolves around disputes over how to fund the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where thousands of residents are grappling with lead-contaminated water.

MH17 criminal probe: Dutch investigators give results to families

Investigators said they had proof, including communications intercepts and radar data, that a mobile Buk missile launcher had been moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia, then was returned after the Boeing 777 was destroyed.

Donald Trump lacks preparation, temperament to be President: Barack Obama

“Anybody who was watching the debate, I think got a sense that you got really sharply-contrasting visions about where we should take the country,” Obama was quoted as saying in a radio interview.

Turkish minister says 32,000 people arrested since failed military coup

Turkey says US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind the coup attempt that led to more than 270 deaths.

US says drone strikes in Yemen killed 4 Al-Qaeda members

The first attack occurred on September 20 in Marib province and left two Al-Qaeda operatives dead, the military's central command for the Middle East said in a statement on Wednesday.

OPEC deal suffers setback in face of oil rivalries between Saudi and Iran

Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil producer and Iran's rival for power in the Middle East, appears to be more amenable to some sort of production limit.

French government plans tax cuts in its 2017 budget

The French budget detailed at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday is based on expected economic growth of 1.5 percent both this year and next.

Charlotte shooting: Unanswered questions demand explanation

Charlotte shooting: Keith Scott's family and advocacy groups complain that authorities have made public only about three minutes of footage from two police cameras.

Shimon Peres, one of Israel's founding fathers, dies at 93

Being the former president, Shimon Peres was believed to be an elder statesman of Israeli politics.

Shimon Peres: How the world remembers him

"With the passing of Shimon Peres, Israel has lost a leader who championed its security, prosperity, and limitless possibilities from its birth to his last day on earth," said Bill Clinton.

World's highest glass bridge in China to reopen after renovation

During the revamp of the glass bridge in China, the management committee installed an intelligent monitoring system to help control the population flow at the entrance and exit.

India responsible with its nuclear technology: Ashton Carter

Carter said while the US has not done much to boost its nuclear arsenal, other countries have added to it both in terms of the number of weapons and delivery options.

Shimon Peres: A peace pioneer, but unloved at home in Israel

As president, Peres tirelessly jetted around the world to represent his country at conferences, ceremonies and international gatherings.

Pakistan Army Chief's tenure nears end, PM Nawaz Sharif faces key choice

With Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif saying he will step down when his tenure ends in November, the top post is up for grabs, and the prime minister decides who gets it.

India's SAARC pullout: US wants Pakistan to act against terrorists

The US has said that it continues to pressurise Pakistan to act against terror safe havens within its borders.

US has no plans to pursue 'no first-use' nuclear weapons policy: Ashton Carter

The ability to strike first "has been our policy for a long time, and is part of our plans going forward," Carter said.

Typhoon Megi hits China after killing four in Taiwan

Megi is 500 kilometers (310 miles) in diameter, and rainfall had topped 300 millimeters (12 inches) in the south and eastern mountains of Taiwan.

Many women say Donald Trump showed too much testosterone at debate

"The question for the audience-did they interpret that as an attempt of a male candidate to disadvantage a female candidate,'' said Jamieson. "If so, that hurts Donald Trump.''