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North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström said Friday that the country is ready to host talks between North Korea and the USA, saying the Swedish government "values this opportunity to arrange a meeting". After months of ballistic missile tests and p...

Eight injured in ski-lift accident in Geirgia's Gudauri

The chairs begin to jam and cause a unsafe pile up. Representatives from the owner of the ski lift in Austria have been dispatched to the scene. Ski lifts are pretty intimidating to begin with, but a malfunctioning one is something straight out o...

Spy poisoning scandal: Did Vladimir Putin himself order the attack?

Asked by a Reuters reporter, at a summit on Syria in the Kazakh capital, if Russian Federation planned to expel British diplomats, Lavrov replied: "We will, of course". Police are working on the theory that an item of clothing or cosmetics or a g...

Finland ranked happiest country in the world, says United Nations report

New Delhi :India ranked 133rd in the global list of the happiest countries, coming after terror-riven Pakistan and poorest-of-poor Nepal, according to a United Nations report released. The report says that Finland's capital, Helsinki, like the ...

Qatar pledges $50mn funding for UNRWA

The worldwide community Thursday pledged $100 million to the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl announced following a donor summit in Rome. Trump said in January the United States would only g...

Alabama Hospital Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, Including Suspected Gunman, and 1 Wounded

Birmingham Police Department Lt. Peter Williston said the department is still investigating and reviewing employee records to determine if the gunman was also an employee. Officers respond to a shooting at the UAB Hospital-Highlands in Birmingham, Al...

Trudeau tries to reassure aluminum workers about United States tariff threat

Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump granted Canada and Mexico an indefinite exemption from the tariffs. The proclamation instead pointed to economic integration between the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the fact the U.S. Trudeau asked after their fam...

Syrian Kurdish YPG says Ankara unrealistic about Afrin capture

Sealing off Afrin city would be major for Turkey's "Olive Branch" operation, launched on January 20 and aimed at ousting the YPG, a vital partner for a US-backed coalition against the Islamic State group, but seen by Ankara as "terrorists".

Israeli PM avoids early elections over ultra-Orthodox draft

Though Netanyahu's legal woes hang over the discussions, the dispute within the coalition centers on a separate issue entirely: legislation to exempt young ultra-Orthodox Jewish men from military conscription. Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman's ann...

Student recovering after teacher accidentally fires gun in NorCal classroom

One Facebook user wrote on the news outlet's page, "This is clear example why teachers shouldn't have a gun". Alexander had just told the class that he wanted to make sure his gun wasn't loaded when it went off, leaving the children stunned, Gonz...

'We Have the Air Force. We Will Have the Space Force'

President Donald Trump spoke to Marine Corps troops on Tuesday, March 13, at the Miramar Marine Corps Air Station in San Diego , California. "We're doing a tremendous amount of work in space , and I said , maybe we need a new force".

Father: 'Neymar has a future at Paris Saint-Germain'

Neymar has been strongly linked with a possible return in La Liga ever since Unai Emery's men were knocked out by defending champions Real Madrid in UEFA Champions League Round of 16 phase. "It seemed insane to me and 10 years later they are pay...

FM Jaitley files nomination for Rajya Sabha elections in Lucknow

However, it is said that Rathwa, hailing from Chhotaudepur, a tribal belt, was assured Rajya Sabha ticket during 2017 assembly elections. Former Minister and Congress leader Rajmani Patel will contest from Madhya Pradesh. Both the parties are...

Syracuse will play Arizona State on Wednesday in NCAA Tournament

Fast starters Arizona State and Syracuse meet in the First Four . OSU lost 79-76 at Mississippi State on December 3, which was the closest anyone had played the defending champion Bulldogs all season until they lost to SC in the SEC Tournament ...

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Out

September 30, 2017 - Tillerson says the USA has a few channels in which it has been in contact with North Korea and was "probing" to see if Pyongyang would be willing to engage in direct talks on its missile and nuclear programs. David Bosco, a pro...

EU Pressing UK to Speed Up Brexit Negotiations

Britain has said it will adhere to EU regulations for a time-limited period after it leaves the European Union in March 2019, and hopes the details of this transition, or implementation period, will be finalised at a summit with the EU on March 2...

Mattis says Afghan victory still possible, but not on battlefield

During his visit, Mattis plans to meet with General John Nicholson, the top United States commander in Afghanistan , and Ghani. Ghani, during a meeting with Mattis, described the new USA strategy as a game changer, allowing Kabul to extend its p...

Russian exile and Putin critic found dead in Britain

After being given a suspended sentence for another count of fraud in 2006, he fled to the United Kingdom to seek political asylum and became a critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin . In 2011, he gave evidence at the court case brought by Berezo...

Militants 'Capture District Headquarters' In Afghan Province

Nasrat Rahimi, a deputy spokesman of the interior ministry, said reinforcements had arrived in Anar Dara town and surrounded a group of Taliban fighters. Khogyani said two other people in the vehicle were wounded in the attack in Bati Kot district. ...

Palestinian PM Hamdallah survives Gaza bomb attack

Another senior official, Tawfiq Abu Naim, said "whoever who did this only serves the [Israeli] occupation and is doing what the occupation demands". The official said that Rami Hamadallah crossed Erez Crossing towards the Western Bank shortly aft...

Meghan Markle joins The Queen in first official appearance together

After the Commonwealth Day services at Westminster Abbey ended, the Queen and other members of the Royal Family met those who participated in the day's affair. The wedding of Meghan Markle approach and it has, of course, had the right to a bu...

Goldman Sachs signals likely CEO pick as it shifts strategy

The Wall Street Journal reported that the announcement signaled that Solomon would lead the bank after Blankfein's departure. Mr Solomon will now continue in the role alone, suggesting that he is a clear frontrunner to replace Mr Blankfein , wh...

Tillerson says plans for North Korea meeting 'in the very early stages'

He noted in a tweet that North Korea has refrained from such tests since November and said Kim "has promised not to do so through our meetings". "We have not heard anything directly back from North Korea, although we do expect to hear something d...

Almost half of United States arms exports go to the Middle East

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) said that global transfer of major weapons systems between 2013 and 2017 rose by 10 per cent compared with the five-year period before that, in a continuation of an upward trend that began ...

Sushma Swaraj ticks off Naresh Agarwal for controversy comments on Jaya Bachchan

He described his joining the BJP as "homecoming" and said he would unconditionally do whatever the party wanted him to. "I have been compared with those who dance and work in films ", Agrawal, referring to Jaya Bachchan , was quoted as saying...

Mattis warns Syrian forces on use of chemical weapons

The Syrian army has been fighting there to dislodge the al-Qaida-linked groups from that area. More than 200 children have been killed in bombardment of the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta by Syrian regime and allied forces since February,...

United States could lift travel ban on 'important partner' Chad - Tillerson

Mr. Tillerson said Monday during a news conference in Nigeria that planning was in "very early stages" for the meeting. He was received by the Foreign affairs minister Geofrey Onyeama at the forecourt of the Villa. "That will be reviewed by the pre...

Bangladesh aircraft crashes at Kathmandu airport, several casualties feared

As per initial reports, the plane caught fire after it overshot on the runway and crashed into a football ground near the airport while landing. The airport services were halted immediately after the crash. Kathmandu has Nepal's only global airpor...

Putin 'couldn't care less' if Russian citizens meddled in U.S. election

So what? I don't care. When interviewer Andrei Kondrashov asked how he felt during the time between the two calls, Putin said: "I would rather not talk about that". The " Putin " documentary also saw the leader tie himself to Soviet dictator Jo...

Peta's Forecast - Weekend Rain and Snow Mix

The rain showers will begin Tuesday as a cold front moves through. This transition will take place west to east from 11 PM to 2 AM. Rain totals will likely amount up to a half inch. Nighttime low Sunday will be in the 40s and chilly 30s Monday. If ...

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USA disinvites China from Pacific military exercises: Pentagon

Several countries participate, and China has been involved since 2014. The world's largest worldwide naval exercise, it is held biennially in the summer months of even-numbered ...

Kelly sues him for sexual assault and herpes infection

The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they decide to make their names public, which Rodgers has done. The campai...

In HSLC Result 2018 Declared at 9:30, Tamilnadu 10th Result 2018

Students can check their result using their registration number and date of birth. But they don't need to wait more as today on 23 May 2018 the Tamil Nadu Board is going to decla...

Congressional leaders to review information on Russian Federation probe

The Justice Department has in the past offered classified briefings to Nunes, though they have so far refused to turn over documents. The comments come as Trump is escalating h...

Afghanistan: Car bomb kills 3 in Kandahar

Earlier, three people were killed and 25 others were injured in the auto bomb blast, officials said. Nematullah Barak, head of Mirwais hospital in Kandahar , said the latest fi...

White House confirms Trump's meeting with Rod Rosenstein, Christopher Wray

He said that under "the potential deal", China "will purchase from our Great American Farmers practically as much as our Farmers can produce". "What did they learn from it?" In t...

Man's condition in fatal cougar attack upgraded

Ryan Abbott said . Instead, face the cougar , speak firmly and slowly back away - appearing as large as possible, such as by standing on a rock or stump or opening a sweatshirt ...

Solo: A Star Wars Story in IMAX - What's Your Story?

Last year, an R2-D2 droid used in the making of several " Star Wars" films sold for $2.76 million at auction in Los Angeles. He flies into an asteroid belt, barking at that droid,...

Venezuela's Maduro faces overseas condemnation following election win

Many governments around the world rejected the election even before ballots were cast as several key rivals of Maduro were barred from running. "We do not recognize the legi...

Elliott Walden wants to go from spoiler to Triple Crown champion

At 1 3/16 miles, the Preakness is slightly shorter than the Kentucky Derby , and Bravazo and Tenfold, both of which skipped the race two weeks ago, nearly caught Justify at the...

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Mangaluru is the best city in solid waste management

Mangaluru is the best city in solid waste management

Similarly, Ranchi has been adjudged the best capital and Kota in Rajasthan has been adjudged the best city in the citizen feedback category. This year, the survey has covered 4,2...

Collegium meeting on KM Joseph, other judges remains inconclusive

Collegium meeting on KM Joseph, other judges remains inconclusive

The collegium meeting was scheduled to discuss in detail the High Court probables for the Supreme Court . Sources told The Telegraph that the five-member collegium of Chief J...

Prison where Josh Holt is being held captive reportedly under attack

Prison where Josh Holt is being held captive reportedly under attack

They are saying that they want me as their guarantee". We need the people to help us.' He was flanked by three other men. Please, my fellow Americans, don't allow me to continue su...

School Bus Crash in New Jersey Kills At Least 2, Reports Say

School Bus Crash in New Jersey Kills At Least 2, Reports Say

The New Jersey-based company has a higher than average out-of-service rate - 37.9 percent compared to the national average of 20.7 percent. Officials say they're investigating the ...

Israel Hits Back at Hamas Terrorist Targets in Gaza

Israel Hits Back at Hamas Terrorist Targets in Gaza

Hamas spokesperson Fawzi Barhoum dismissed Katz' claims saying, "there is no mediation". Israel said many of those killed were members of Hamas and the Islamic Jihad terror gr...

Bucks hire former Atlanta head coach Mike Budenholzer as new head coach

Bucks hire former Atlanta head coach Mike Budenholzer as new head coach

Milwaukee made the right choice by hiring Budenholzer. Sampson was an National Basketball Association assistant with the Bucks and Rockets before joining the Cougars 2014.Portla...

Arab League fails to agree on United States envoy recalls

Arab League fails to agree on United States envoy recalls

Many critics have called it an excessive use of force and a Google search reveals wide-ranging criticism of Israel for its actions. These new needs are in addition to a pre-exi...

Meet Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Party

Meet Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Party

Thousands of journalists from across the world are descending on the genteel town of Windsor for the wedding , and Mr. Markle told TMZ earlier this week that the media atten...

U.S. sanctions Hezbollah chief in joint action with Gulf allies

U.S. sanctions Hezbollah chief in joint action with Gulf allies

The deputy chief of Hezbollah, Sheik Naim Qassem, casts his ballot during Lebanon's parliamentary elections in Beirut, Lebanon, May 6, 2018. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Jav...