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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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Jordan cancels part of 1994 peace agreement with Israel

Under Jordan's constitutional monarchy, only King Abdullah has the power to eventually rescind the peace deal with Israel. The 25-year lease expires next year. Israeli Prime Mini...

60 killed, many injured in India train tragedy

Police said it was "freak accident" as people did not hear the train approaching amid the din of festivities and fireworks. "This was an incident where people were trespassing on...

At least 17 people are killed after passenger train derails in Taiwan

The worst crash in recent years was in 2003 when 17 died and 156 were injured after a train on the Alishan mountain railway plunged into a chasm at the side of the track. Photos fr...

Israel steps up armored deployment on Gaza border

They, however, quoted the Israeli army saying that the protests were the least intense in recent weeks. The reports were also unclear as to whether ‎the Egyptian-brokered truce w...

WikiLeaks' Assange sues in Ecuador for better asylum terms - lawyer

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London for years to avoid being arrested by British cops for skipping bail. Assange's lawyers said t...

At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in northern India

While speaking to the media outside the Civil Hospital, as reported by ANI , Sidhu said that the matter should not be politicised and that it was an accident and was not intention...

Euro Lower on Italian Budget Worries

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he will visit EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in the near future to discuss the issue. The increase suggests investors ar...

Meghan's royal tour schedule pared back

The couple, who are expecting a child next spring , have 76 events on their schedule during their 16-day tour of Australia , New Zealand , Fiji and Tonga. Prince Harry poses w...

Meghan’s tour schedule in Australia cut after hectic start

Meghan Markle , The Duke and Duchess of Sussex , visits Macarthur Girls High School in Sydney , Australia , Oct. 19, 2018. Prince Harry attended the Road Cycling Time Trials...

Southeast Asian Navies to Hold Drills With China Next Week

Asked at a press conference about the usefulness of such non-binding protocols in the light of a recent near-miss between a U.S. warship and a Chinese destroyer in the South Chin...

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Highway crashes up in states that legalized marijuana, study says

Highway crashes up in states that legalized marijuana, study says

Marijuana's role in crashes isn't as clear as the link between alcohol and crashes. the report notes. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety study does not go as far as makin...

Kerryn Phelps defeats Liberals Dave Sharma in Wentworth by-election

Kerryn Phelps defeats Liberals Dave Sharma in Wentworth by-election

Independent candidate Kerryn Phelps amassed a huge lead over Liberal rival Dave Sharma in the early counting of the votes in the affluent division of Wentworth, which saw the favou...

Train Mows Down Crowd Killing Scores

Train Mows Down Crowd Killing Scores

Neither the organisers nor the police administration had barricaded the tracks to stop people from venturing onto them, preliminary investigations have revealed. The tragedy is hea...

Amnesty urges United Nations investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death

Amnesty urges United Nations investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death

In public, Erdogan and top government figures have remained extremely cautious, often referring to a prosecutors' investigation and stopping short of pinning the blame on Saudi Ara...

Police find 63 foetuses in United States funeral home amid probe

Police find 63 foetuses in United States funeral home amid probe

Peter Parks, another attorney, and Cieslak say they have uncovered documentation showing Perry billed Medicare for holding proper burials for the remains, when they found they were...

At Vatican, South Korean leader says he's certain of peace

At Vatican, South Korean leader says he's certain of peace

As Song called for giving what he called a "small gift" to induce the North, main opposition Liberty Korea Party Rep. Kim Moo-sung and Bareunmirae Party Rep. US officials are conc...

Migrants 'Crash Gates,' Head into Mexico — CARAVAN DEFIANT

Migrants 'Crash Gates,' Head into Mexico — CARAVAN DEFIANT

Cristian, a 34-year-old cell phone repairman from San Pedro Sula, Honduras , says he wants to reach the U.S.to work. They chanted , "Walk! Walk!" A smaller group walked to th...

Two top Trump aides tangle outside Oval Office over immigration

Two top Trump aides tangle outside Oval Office over immigration

Bolton was siding with the president, who has angrily blamed Nielsen for failing to staunch the flow of migrants across the border, while Kelly, who is protective of his protégé, d...

Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria's Deir Ezzor, says Putin

Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria's Deir Ezzor, says Putin

The White House said no official decision had been made to leave the treaty, known as INF. John Roberts now serves as the chief White House correspondent for FOX News Channel (F...