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Zhang beats home favourite Sindhu in BWF India Open women's singles final

Then, the American went on a roll, winning the next five points, owing to her great smashes and took a commendable lead 9-4. Then, the American hit the net first and hit it wide next to make it 10-8. Sindhu's cross-court smashes and deft touches at...

Mattis says United States has no evidence of Syrian use of sarin gas

He stressed that the U.S. did not have evidence of sarin gas use. "The regime appears to have weaponized chlorine again", Mattis, "but we are even more concerned about the possibility of sarin use". Syria has staunchly denied the claims, pointing t...

Hundreds of thousands protest possible name deal with Macedonia in Athens

Protesters from across Greece converge in Athens' main square outside parliament to protest a potential Greek compromise. Greek police, however, estimated that about 140,000 people participated in the demonstration. The dispute has remained unres...

Palestinian killed in clash with IDF during search for rabbi's killer

A Palestinian man has been shot dead by Israeli forces, during clashes in the occupied West Bank on Saturday. A witness said about 200 Palestinians were throwing stones at Israeli military vehicles when a gunshot rang out. "The legalization of th...

PLO Calls for Formal Disengagement from Israel

Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat has taken the anti-American rhetoric coming from Ramallah a step further, accusing the Trump administration of seeking to foment an uprising to remove Mahmoud Abbas from the scene, The Times of Israel repo...

Merchant Marine Vessel Missing in Gulf of Guinea, Search Underway - FM

This is the second ship to go missing in the last one month. There has been no contact with the Panama-registered Marine Express since Thursday. "The first priority is the safety of the 22 crew members on board whose families have been contacted ...

German intel chief: North Korea acquiring weapons tech through Berlin embassy

He explained that the technology could be put for both civilian and military uses, even though he did not specify what sort of technology North Korea acquired during its activities. The rogue regime's repeated weapons tests saw the UN Security Counci...

Mob assault two Kashmiri students in Haryana after Friday prayer

Two students from Jammu and Kashmir were thrashed allegedly by almost 15 people last evening in Haryana's Mahendragarh. She said, "Shocked & disturbed to hear reports of Kashmiri students being assaulted in Mahendargarh, Haryana . "Me&my frien...

Winter Weather Advisory Sunday morning in NE GA for icing concerns

Lancaster and Chester counties are not included in the advisory, as precipitation in those areas is expected to fall as rain. - A winter storm advisory remains in effect Sunday morning as freezing rain and moderate snowfall continue to push thr...

China slams USA nuclear expansion

Washington also considered China a possible nuclear adversary and noted that the United States arsenal is created to "prevent Beijing from mistakenly concluding" that it can take advantage if it uses its atomic weapons in Asia, or that "the use ...

New Castle's Cowart, Union's Robinson offer Super Bowl insight

So as soon as the Eagles soothe their Super Bowl jitters - a very real thing, any player will tell you - the sooner they can get to putting it on the Pats, much the way Atlanta did past year, before forgetting they had the lead, the clock, and Devo...

Maldives President Yameen appears in public after SC verdict

The court also ordered the immediate release of other opposition leaders, sparking demonstrations as crowds of supporters celebrated the ruling. The Maldivian opposition accused Yameen of resisting local and global pressure to comply with the cou...

Extreme-right gunman shoots 6 in Italy

A shaven-headed far-right supporter suspected of wounding 6 Africans Saturday in brazen drive-by shootings in central Italy was arrested , as the country's interior minister said "racial hatred" had prompted the attack. A short while later two o...

White House Spokesman Says 'No Changes' Will Be Made at Justice Department

Sessions and Rosenstein met with Trump at the White House the day before Comey was sacked, and the president asked them to put in writing a rationale for the dismissal. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending his deputy in the face of criticism...

Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to continue talks on joint action plan

Top-level delegation of Pakistan's civil and military leadership, led by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, reached Afghanistan earlier today to attend the meeting . Pakistan has urged Afghanistan that instead of indulging in blame game both the co...

Migrants clash in Calais leaving four teenagers in critical condition

It would mean the time taken to process migrants hoping to come to the United Kingdom from Calais , would be reduced from six months to one month for adults and 25 days for children. Violent gangs wielding rocks, knives, sticks and iron bars were ...

Iranian Authorities Announce 29 Arrests in Hijab Protests

Another woman, Narges Hosseini, later appeared performing a similar act in the heart of Tehran. Iranian police said that they had arrested a further 29 women for staging "white Wednesday protests", Buzzfeed reported , quoting Iranian agency Tas...

Laporte completes Man City move

While that may look like he's insulting someone's mother, he wasn't. It is understood that Sheffield Wednesday have already expressed an interest in signing him but are expected to face competition from a number of Premier League and Championshi...

Left alliance leader Oli calls on Swaraj

She is the first senior Indian minister to visit Nepal after the conclusion of elections to local bodies, provincial assemblies and federal Parliament. Both the leaders discussed steps to further deepen unique India-Nepal relations. The new governm...

Darren Osborne jailed for life for Finsbury Park terror attack

A CCTV still of Darren Osborne at a pub in Wales planning his attack at Finsbury Park . Makram Ali died after his legs were crushed under the van in the Finsbury Park area of north London in the attack on June 19. Osborne, of Glyn Rhosyn, ...

Shopian chalo: Restrictions, clashes in Shopian, Srinagar parts

Police said restrictions under Section 144 of the Code Of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been imposed in Rainawari, Nowhatta, MR Gunj, Safakadal, Khanyar, Maisuma and Kralkhud in Srinagar . At 12 PM, Mirwaiz came out of his residence here at Nigeen ...

Five soldiers killed in French army helicopter crash

There were three army personnel in one and two in the other". Five army officers were killed Friday after two training helicopters crashed into each other near a lake in southern France , officials said. French Defense Minister Florence Parly who ...

Palestinian President to Address UN Security Council

They also asked for an global conference to be held to re-start peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians and the worldwide recognition of a Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital. administration. Israel's United Nations ambassa...

UK, EU Brexit negotiators to meet in London on Monday

The two countries have agreed on moves to open up the Chinese market to some of Britain's world class financial services providers, May said in a speech delivered to the China-UK Business Forum held in Shanghai. Pushed on whether she would adopt the ...

Napolitano: Trump Tower Assembly Bodes Hassle for President

President Trump accompanied by White House Communications Director Hope Hicks aboard Air Force One Manila, Philippines on November 14. "But this warrants a response", Trout told the Times . The statement has become a focus of the inquiry by Robe...

Girl in Slender Man stabbing gets maximum mental commitment

Geyser spoke briefly before she was sentenced , breaking down in tears as she apologized to the girl she stabbed. Andrews said that since last fall, after Geyser's psychotropic medications were adjusted in the spring, she has not shown any sy...

BJP stunned, as Congress sweeps Rajasthan Bypolls

The Congress made a spectacular comeback in Rajasthan winning all the 3 seats that went to polls this week - the Mandalgarh assembly seat, Ajmer and Alwar Lok Sabha seats. Congress' Karan Singh Yadav, who had represented the seat from 2004 to 2...

Trump reportedly asked Rosenstein if he was 'on my team'

However, the attending members of the House Judiciary Committee didn't ask Rosenstein any questions similar to Trump's alleged suggestions. California Rep. Others reminded followers that Rosenstein is in charge of overseeing the Russian Federation in...

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Erdogan vows to defy U.S. 'threats' after currency crash

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is appealing for calm as the country's currency plunges, urging people to change foreign money into local lira . The White House said he...

Erdogan says US 'wrong' to threaten Turkey after Trump doubles tariffs

A meeting between senior diplomats from the two countries on Wednesday in Washington did not produce significant progress to ease tensions over the trial of United States pastor...

Imran Khan's PTI, opposition parties struggle to consolidate their position in parliament

Imran Khan will take the oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 18, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader said on Friday. Former Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ay...

Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

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Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

At one point, you could hear Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers chiming in. If President Donald Trump is going to fire special counsel Robert Mueller that also has to happen afte...

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

That's what happened previous year at the original "Unite the Right" rally and at a July 2017 Ku Klux Klan gathering in Charlottesville, where Klansmen were outnumbered 20-to-1. T...

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

That's an assessment climate scientists and fire ecologists agree with, as NPR's Kirk Siegler reports : "People should not take solace that this is the worst it's going to get". '...

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Hesse said that European banks could suffer losses if they loaned money in Turkey or owned Turkish banks but that the possible losses were not large enough to trigger a eurozone ba...

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

Rescue workers look for survivors of Sunday's natural disaster on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Thousands of tourists visiting Lombok - as well as the nearby Gili Islands and...