World

News

Facebook Faces Questions Over Cambridge Analytica

The appearance of the witnesses comes amid controversy about the harvesting of Facebook users data by a third party app and the improper passing of that information to United Kingdom political consultancy Cambridge Analytica . Those users would have...

Theresa May faces British MPs over Syria strikes

May easily won a procedural vote late Monday, noting that "this house has considered the current situation in Syria and the United Kingdom government's approach", by 314 votes to 36. Liberal Democrat leader Vincent Cable said he was also concern that...

Launching early tonight: HASA's TESS, created to find livable planets nearby

SpaceX is pushing the launch of NASA's new space telescope, TESS , to, at the earliest, his coming Wednesday, April 18, from Cape Canaveral AFS. Unlike Kepler's discoveries, the planets found by TESS will orbit stars nearby and bright enough...

Red Sox off to Best Start in Franchise History

Red Sox: 1B-DH Hanley Ramirez , who left Thursday's game with a bruised left wrist after getting hit by a pitch in the first inning against NY, was not in the lineup. "Playing clean and fast, and pitching". With surprise players such as starter He...

Two FC soldiers martyred in attack at Afghanistan border

Later, Afghan provincial administration spokesman Talib Mangal said six Pakistani troops, an Afghan border guard and a civilian were killed during an exchange of fire at the Lando Ghar, Nazo Ghar and Khawna Ghonday mountains. Eight people, including ...

When will severe weather arrive where I live?

On Saturday, highs will be in the upper 70s but by Sunday , highs will only be around 60. The Storm Prediction Center outlines a large area where severe storms are possible Saturday from the Gulf Coast north to southern Kentucky, and the *ENHA...

British PM May summons ministers to discuss possible military action in Syria

Although the official read-out of the meeting, attended by all but three of Mrs May's senior ministers, does not specifically mention military action, it will be seen as an endorsement for an intervention expected within days. Following the meeting, ...

First Rohingya family repatriated in Myanmar despite United Nations concerns

The stateless Muslim minority have been massing in squalid refugee camps across the border in Bangladesh since the Myanmar army launched a brutal campaign against the community in northern Rakhine state in August. The family returned following after ...

Kim Jong Un gives grand banquet for visit of Chinese art troupe

Photos from the evening show long tables with officials applauding as they listened to speeches. The visit comes after the 2 countries agreed to work on cultural sharing programs at a summit in Beijing last month. The two countries' relations had bee...

CM pays tributes to Dr Ambedkar

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday was in Madhya Pradesh's Mhow, the birthplace of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti. He envisioned such an ideal society, where there is no discrimination of caste or status and everyone gets equal...

Trump again calls Comey a 'slimeball'

Comey portrays the President as a bully and a liar who sought to muscle federal investigators like himself. He leaked CLASSIFIED information, for which he should be prosecuted. After Clinton's loss, many Democrats blamed Comey, and Clinton hersel...

Syria Strikes an 'Important Signal' to Iran

Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, the director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon, says the US -led airstrikes against Syria has been "a very serious blow". Asked whether Israel helped choose targets, the official, who spoke on condition of anonym...

Man Arrested For Repeatedly Raping, Threatening Widow

So it was in Kathua , the small town in Jammu-Kashmir state where the girl was attacked. Hindu activists argue that some of the police officers who worked on the case are, like Asifa , Muslims - and can not be trusted, according to the Times .

Buhari to Chibok parents: Your daughters won't be abandoned, forgotten

Since 2016, 107 girls have been found, released or escaped as part of a government deal with Boko Haram and the administration has said back-channel talks are ongoing for further releases and a possible end to the wider conflict. Boko Haram , whose...

President Trump Gives Conditions on Re-entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership

And then yesterday, he told a group of lawmakers that he was looking into rejoining the TPP. "Republicans should not be giving Obama fast-track authority on trade". This announcement concludes a process started by the President in April 2017 when...

Russia's stance left allies with no option on Syria airstrikes - North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief

Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the members of the organisation to show moderation in the prevailing "dangerous" climate and to respect global law. "No. Actually on the contrary, I think if we have just been silent, and acc...

U.S. vice president meets Venezuelan opposition ahead of summit

For this reason, he asked the Venezuelan leader to "recognize the humanitarian crisis in his country and allow the countries that want to collaborate, to work together to mitigate and mitigate the suffering that the Venezuelan people are experiencing...

Turkey's Erdogan welcomes United States, allied strike on Syria chemical weapons sites

Erdogan discussed the USA -led airstrikes against Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria as well as bilateral and regional issues with the French and Russian leaders, said the sources on the condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media...

8 soldiers killed in Sinai terror attack

The Egyptian Armed Forces General Command announced that its operation in Sinai resulted in killing 27 terrorists and arresting 114 other suspects in the past few days. According the Egyptian constitution, a state of emergency can not exceed six mont...

PM Modi visits health & wellness centre in Jangla

Ambedkar. The scheme will be launched by Modi at Jangla village in Bijapur , officials said . "If the district administration, the public representatives and the people will join hands in a mass movement, then, unprecedented results can be achiev...

Supreme Court refuses to hear urgent plea against 'Nanak Shah Fakir'

At most places, the Sikh protestors staged peaceful protests against the release of the movie on Friday. Two trains were stopped by the Sikh protesters near Fatehgarh Sahib in Punjab and Ambala in Haryana. The Punjab government has maintained tha...

SC to hear plea against allocation of cases by CJI

A bench of Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan asked Attorney General KK Venugopal and Additional solicitor general Tushar Mehta to assist with the PIL which argues that the CJI can not exercise his power of allocation "arbitrarily". The Senior Ad...

Thousands of Palestinians protest at border, one dead

On Friday (Saturday NZT), the turnout seemed to be significantly lower than on previous Fridays - some 10,000 protesters according to the Israeli military - raising questions about the organisers' goal of keeping the mass marches going until mid-May....

DOJ releases report that led to McCabe firing

The report claims Mr McCabe "lacked candour" in conversations about leaking information to U.S. media. The statement was in response to a Trump tweet that said McCabe "LIED!" The report is sure to give additional fodder for President Tru...

Structure fire burned barn and sheds, house was saved

Still, the new owners of Goldy, whose previous home was a Missouri rescue shelter, are breaking her in gradually to her public role, said Blondell. Fire services attended a grass fire just south of Forest Grove on Canim-Hendrix Lake Road yesterday ...

India's March exports fall amid trade tensions

New vehicle sales in China returned to growth in March, with deliveries to dealers rising by 4.7% to 2.66m units from 2.54m units a year earlier, according to data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). After Trum...

SC/ST Act: Centre seeks review of order

The SC on April 3 said the judgment in no way dilutes any provision of the SC/ST Act or rules and that the Act does not mandate immediate arrest on filing of complaint. National Confederation of Dalit and Adivasi Organisations (NACDAOR) and the Bha...

Trump Agreed With 'Cooperative Approach' in Engaging With Mueller

It was first reported that the search was executed to obtain documents relating to payments to Stormy Daniels , a porn star who alleges an affair with Trump in 2006. The move backfired and triggered impeachment moves against Nixon by the House of Re...

Mega Millions Jackpot victor announced

Wahl and his family stayed in all weekend, and kept the ticket in a fireproof safe. Wahl said for his family's protection he would not reveal his wife's name or confirm if he had children except to say she is from Mexico. Wahl said he made a decisi...

Woman arrested after claiming she was touched inappropriately by officer

She was later transported to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita and died there on April 5, Heath said. Detective Chief Inspector Alan O'Brien from OCCTU East said: "Thanks to vital intelligence gathered by OCCTU, large quantities of cocaine and canna...

Search

Breaking News

After 17 days, killer whale lets dead newborn calf go

The calf was born on July 24 near Victoria, but died shortly after being given life. NPR's Colin Dwyer previously reported that "given the fact that orcas move in matrilineal gro...

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

Goelman said that the deputy director's decision comes after the head of the office that normally handles disciplinary actions decided Strzok should instead face a demotion and 60-...

Canada seeks help on Saudi row

Being a reformer is not the same as being a democrat, however. Jubeir added that Saudi Arabia was "considering additional measures" against Canada, without elaborating. "We will do...

'Totally complicit': Omarosa Manigault Newman recorded her White House firing

In a tell-all interview with NBC's Meet the Press , she spoke in dramatic terms about the White House's difficulties with race, honesty and loyalty, at the same time that Pr...

Trump praises Mexico, threatens Canada with auto tariffs

Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said the country was getting close to overcoming sticking points with the United States over the renegotiation of the North American F...

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...

Special Reports

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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 ...