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Indian envoy summoned to protest continuous ceasefire violations

Tension mounted along the LoC in the Valley since February 20, when Pakistani army killed a BSF jawan with sniper fire. Rasheed added that the state government has miserably failed to protect the rights of inhabitants of Selikote, Hatlanga, Charund...

Blast destroys shop and home in English city, 5 taken to hospital

On Twitter Leicestershire police posted: "There has been a major incident on Hinckley Road, Leicester". It advised people to " please avoid the area " and added that local roads had been closed. "It is unknown if people are injured or trapped". P...

U.S. moving embassy to Jerusalem in May

The Arab League on Saturday slammed the U.S. announcement that it would relocate its embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May. According to Channel 10 and Hadashot news, a ribbon-cutting ceremony is being planned for mid-May. It ruptured generat...

Crews search southwest Colorado for missing plane with 4 on board

The United States Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFCC) has confirmed it is searching for a overdue airplane, possibly carrying four men from Warner, Alta. They left on the final three-hour leg of their flight to Albuquerque Thursday morning, s...

RBS sees first annual profit since 2007

RBS's chief financial officer Ewen Stevenson said the bank's 2018 results would "in part depend on DoJ - we'll control what we can control". "RBS, still majority-owned by the taxpayer, has recently been dragged through the coals by the disconcertin...

Gupta empire collapses as Zuma exits South African presidency

The new spending plan contains tax increases for most South Africans, rather than concentrating the burden on the high earners and corporations, which can more easily shift earnings overseas. The rand was at R11.7226 to the dollar from R11.6722. Mr...

Groom, grandmother killed after wedding gift explodes in Odisha; bride critically injured

They had taken the package to the room of Soumya Shekar's grandmother to unwrap it when the bomb exploded. The grandmother of the groom too was killed in the explosion. The parcel contained a high-grade explosive. Soumya Sekhar Sahu of Patnagarh an...

Clayton-Based Enterprise Drops NRA Discount For Rental Cars After Parkland Shooting

The NRA " member benefits " page offers savings on a credit card, hearing aids, life insurance, home security systems, auto purchases, moving fees, prescription drugs, and branded checkbooks, among other things. Company spokespeople would not elabor...

Much Colder Today; More Rain, Winter Weather Possible

Kansas City Public Schools was one of the only metro schools in session. Authorities have not said whether that person was hospitalized afterward. Multiple wrecks have been reported on southbound Interstate 35 and Gardner Road in Johnson County.

Joanna Demafelis: Employers of Filipina maid found dead in freezer arrested

Philippines foreign secretary Alan Peter Cayetano welcomed the news of the arrests, calling it a "critical first step in our quest for justice for Joanna". Duterte and other officials have asked Kuwaiti authorities to hunt for the couple. Philippine ...

Pentagon Will Not Confirm Russian Stealth Fighters Deployed to Syria

It is celebrated on February 23, except in Kazakhstan, where it is celebrated on May 7. In December, two F-22's intercepted two Russian aircraft that had flown east of the "de-confliction line" that is supposed to separate Russian and US-led coalit...

Trump praises Turnbull at White House

Diplomats - and even a mutual friend, golfer Greg Norman, who was at the White House on Friday - rushed to fix the damage. No one was harmed in the breach and the woman was apprehended, the US Secret Service said in a statement. President Trump tou...

Team USA is suddenly surging at the Winter Olympics

The U.S.is barreling toward its worst showing in women's figure skating at the Olympics . With the top six skaters to go, the Americans nearly certainly will wind up ninth, 10th and 11th. Another near capacity crowd of mainly South Koreans fille...

Donald Trump thinks 'a rating system' is needed for movies

Very recently President Donald Trump met with the state and local officials on school safety at the White House and he has shared his thoughts on the recent violent culture that is emerging. "It's been going on for as long as there's been video ga...

Pakistan slams report of FATF putting it on terror financing watchlist

The Pakistani government official said the South Asian nation would be officially placed on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) watchlist in June at its next meeting, which is why the FATF statement on Friday did not mention Pakistan. They claim ...

Armenia ranked 107th in Corruption Perceptions index 2017

The UAE has improved its rank due to good and efficient management of public finances, improved public procurement, and better access to public services and infrastructure. The report clubbed India with the Philippines and the Maldives as the worst...

Team USA Beats Canada to End Women's Olympic Hockey Gold Medal Drought

Larocque, who is clearly accustomed to gold after winning at the 2014 Winter Olympics , immediately removed her silver after it was placed around her neck. There were 10 returning players from that team in Pyeongchang, the pain as fresh as the day i...

Harry and Megan Anthrax Threat

A more private evening reception will be hosted later by Prince Harry's father, Prince Charles. Officers from the Metropolitan Police's counter-terrorism command were called in after the letter was received on February 12. "You know that in a cli...

Manafort, Gates indicted on new tax and bank fraud charges

Our Commander-in-chief, whose chief responsibility is protecting our national security, is silent about this, and he says that he has Putin's word that Russian Federation did not meddle in our election. They said more than $75 million passed throug...

Trump Jr looks forward to investing more in India

Mr Donald Trump Jr told the Times of India that the Trump Organisation was turning down global business opportunities because of his father's position. The businessman will visit Trump real estate projects in four Indian cities as well as wine and ...

Venezuela Comes Out With Guides On Petro Digital Currency

It has hit the country hard since oil accounts for 96 percent of its exports. "Within the framework of policies to strengthen monetary sovereignty and promote welfare by bringing power closer to its citizens, the government of the Bolivarian Republ...

Pakistan gets reprieve from FATF on terror watch-list: Asif

He further said the Asia Pacific Group, which is part of FATF, was asked to consider another report in June. Pakistans Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif took to social media early this morning to announce that "our efforts paid" and "no consensus for...

Pakistan's top court rules against disqualified PM Sharif

Liked the story? We're a non-profit. The judgment brushed aside the controversial Election Act 2017 which after being passed by both Houses of the Parliament previous year had paved the way for Nawaz Sharif to head the ruling PML-N after the Suprem...

Canada's PM Trudeau denies support for Sikh separatists

Amarinder Singh later said that he raised the issue of "Khalistan" and the support certain elements in Canada were giving to it to cause disturbance in Punjab. There was the Taj Mahal and the Golden Temple, for example, all recognizable backdrops for...

USA intelligence tags Duterte a 'threat to democracy, human rights'

Countering the report, Roque said Duterte "is no autocrat or has autocratic tendencies", adding "he adheres to the rule of law and remains loyal to the constitution". Duterte has always been under fire for alleged extrajudicial killings and human-rig...

Large number of girls may have been abducted by Boko Haram

Yobe police commissioner Abdumaliki Sunmonu, said the students are being profiled to know who is missing. "Now we just heard that they sighted them somewhere and the military is heading to the scene", he said. "We have every reason to suspect that ...

UN Security Council to vote on Syria ceasefire

Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said at least 72 children were among the 312 people killed in strikes since Sunday. Information documented by his office alone showed at least 346 civilian deaths and 878 injuries, mostly from air strikes on resid...

Pence planned to meet North Koreans at Olympics, but Pyongyang canceled

He continued, saying North Korea had a "desire to whitewash their murderous regime with nice photo ops at the Olympics ". Had the North Koreans accepted the invitation for talks, the meeting would have likely overlapped with talks between the Nort...

Venezuela launches oil cryptocurrency

But given its history and the risk of running afoul of USA watchdogs, the new currency still seems a lot like the old one-even if it's been sprinkled with cryptocurrency dust. Skeptics have expressed doubts that the currency will thrive, mainly bec...

MHA seeks report on Delhi chief secretary's assault

Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash was allegedly manhandled by Aam Aadmi Party ( AAP ) MLAs at the residence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday night, drawing widespread condemnations and protest from IAS officers and Government employ...

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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...