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BJP and Congress trade accusations over Gauri Lankesh's murder

Editors Guild of India said, "We are deeply shocked and strongly condemn the murder of Gauri Lankesh, senior journalist and Editor, Lankesh Patrika". Several ...


House overwhelmingly passes $7.9 billion Harvey aid package

But Ryan bristled at a call by House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer to attach only a three-month increase in the ...


Trump to nominate new NASA chief next week

Bridenstine , who serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the Science, Space and Technology Committee, will need to be confirmed by the senate to becom...


Oklahoma soldiers head to Texas for Harvey relief efforts

Texas requested the aid under the Emergency Management Assistance Compact - an agreement between all 50 states, two territories and Washington, D.C., to assist ...


Statewide Labor Day Weekend DWI crackdown announced

There were 51 DUI arrests and 283 crashes past year during the Labor Day holiday weekend, state police said. Connecticut State Police troopers have been calle...


Kenyan Schoolgirls Killed in Dormitory Fire

Cooper said students sometimes cited violent protests by slum residents or university students that successfully publicised their causes, and sought to emulate ...


Lawyers, students protest in Pulwama against Rohingya persecution

According to the report, government authorities have refused to issue national identification cards for many Muslims from all ethnicities, denying them access t...


Donald Trump, South Korea's Moon agree to boost Seoul's missile capability

The admiral commended the professionalism of South Korean air force personnel involved in an August 30 training mission that included live-fire weapons drops on...


US, Allies in Show of Force against N. Korea

It didn't contradict anything the president said. Pyongyang has also threatened to fire rockets towards the US Pacific territory of Guam. "The reckless act ...


Hurricane Irma is likely to be the next major hurricane

Fluctuations - both strengthening and weakening - are expected for Irma , but overall it is expected to remain a powerful hurricane for several days. The Atl...


Cruz rips Christie after Harvey criticism: He is 'desperate' for media spotlight

As historic floods wreaked havoc across the Gulf Coast, north-eastern Republicans recalled the days after Superstorm Sandy ravaged their region in 2012. Chris...


Zambia Defeat Algeria 3-1 In World Cup Qualifier

The Southern African side arguably has the weakest squad in Group B with Algeria , Cameroon and Nigeria also forming part of the group. Algeria pulled a go...


UK's Theresa May doubles down on plan to run for 2022 elections

British Prime Minister Theresa May is in Tokyo this week, actively attempting to assuage fears that Japanese business leaders have on the possible impact of ...


United States may resume some visa work at Russian Federation outposts

Not much activity was detected outside the consulate building at 2790 Green Street in San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood Thursday afternoon. Washing...


Defense Secretary Jim Mattis signs orders to send more troops to Afghanistan

The announcement does not represent an increase in troops and came after U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis expressed frustration with the method of counting U...


Vice President speaks outside Rockport church devastated by Harvey

Pence stopped by a church that was badly damaged by the storm, First Baptist Church, where he was joined by evangelical pastor Franklin Graham. Karen Pence, t...


Rohingya boats reportedly capsize in Teknaf, 4 bodies recovered

The government used a militant attack on border guards back in October 2016 as a pretext to enforce the blockade on Rakhine. "Many thousands of people are inc...


Texas Deputies Sent To Hospital After Chemical Plant Explosion

The French operator of a flooded Houston-area chemical plant says a fire was caused by the degradation of chemicals lacking refrigeration in containers and that...


It Is Not Mohanlal But Another Malayalam Actor In Prabhas's Saaho!

After pulling a casting coup of sorts by bringing Shraddha Kapoor , Neil Nitin Mukesh and Arun Vijay on board, the makers of Prabhas' Saaho have chose ...


Japan, Britain agree to enhance economic cooperation

May, who is in Japan on an official visit, is reportedly only the second foreign leader to attend a meeting of the National Security Council after Australia's t...


Trump in Springfield: US in need of a simplified tax code

The United States is now behind France, behind Germany, behind Canada, Ireland , Japan, Mexico, South Korea and many other nations. This is a promising direc...


Princeton University president urges White House to continue DACA 'dreamer' program

Trump is expected to allow the roughly 800,000 immigrants affected remain in the US legally until their current work visas expire. Kathy Castor says it wo...


Pentagon raises Afghanistan troop estimate to 11000

Instead, the latest voiced figure is a " reality over the past 6 months " the Joint Staff Director added. Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White declined to provide ...


Mother drowns trying to save toddler during Hurricane Harvey flooding

According to reports , she got out of the auto and grabbed her daughter in an effort to save their lives, but got swept into the canal and drifted about half ...


1200 dead, millions homeless due to flooding in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh

The torrential downpour in Mumbai on Tuesday follows a series of floods which has affected around 16 million people across South Asia in the monsoon of 2017, ...


Two million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca

The kingdom has received credit for its management of the massive crowds that descend upon Mecca each year — and blame when things go wrong at the hajj . Muh...


Labour's leader in Scotland quits

They said: "Kez is the third Scottish Labour leader to be forced out by men, it is sadder than sad". He said: "Kezia became Scottish leader at one of the mo...


Pentagon: Military Response In Texas Could Soon Expand

The 32nd infantry is the largest unit in the Wisconsin National Guard with 3,400 soldiers, and is based at Camp Williams in Camp Douglas, with soldiers in units...


Kapil Sharma warned by Sony TV after making 'Baadshaho' team wait

All attempts by the show's crew to contact Kapil were vain as the comedian's phone of switched off. If the reports are anything to go by, then the channel air...


IS convoy reaches east Syria after ceasefire

The US-led coalition against Isis has carried out an air strike to stop jihadists evacuated from fighting in Lebanon from reaching militant strongholds in...


NK leader's wife gives birth to third child in February: NIS

It was only through former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman that Kim and Ri's second child's details emerged after the American visited th...


Sea Shepherd Admits Setback In Battle Against Japanese Whaling Ships

The Japanese government has described Sea Shepherd as "ecoterrorists" and sought to have Watson placed on an Interpol watchlist. A water canon is sprayed fro...


Houston police officer drowns in Harvey floodwaters

A family of six, the Saldivar family , is also missing in the flooding and feared dead. In the predawn hours, Perez, 60, drove two and a half hours, seeking ...


Juncker: No talks on new ties before Brexit issues settled

The Labour Party says the ruling Conservative Party's Brexit position — taking Britain out of the European Union single market immediately after March 2019,...


Judge Dismisses Palin's Defamation Suit Against NYT For Political Violence Op-Ed

Probably. In 2011, when Jared Lee Loughner opened fire in a supermarket parking lot, grievously wounding Representative Gabby Giffords and killing six peopl...


'Hundreds of Rohingya homes torched in Myanmar'

The unrest has led to thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing the violence to cross the border with Bangladesh, with Myanmar police reportedly intensifying oper...


Souris Valley Animal Shelter to help animals affected by Hurricane Harvey

Others made the unsafe journey through floodwaters to rescue animals on their own. Funding: The shelter has more information on how you can donate, and how yo...


Netanyahu: Iran wants to use Syria to eradicate Israel

Netanyahu's hard-line religious and nationalist base opposes such a move. "The UN is mandated to stand up for human rights but it allows in its various forms th...


Twitter Blasts Joel Osteen Over Handling Of Harvey Refugees

Osteen, the famed pastor of the megachurch, took to Twitter on Saturday to post a prayer for those who have been affected by the storm, which has filled Hous...


Missouri, Illinois men among missing John S. McCain sailors

Two fatal crashes involving Navy vessels in recent months came after years of warnings from congressional investigators and military officials about overworked ...


Cruz says flooding is preventing him from leaving Houston

CNN captured the spirit of these civilian heroes in an interview with one Texas City resident about to take off on a mission. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) was amo...


Trump Invokes Clinton And Obama To Defend Pardoning Arpaio

John McCain among other Republicans, but Trump pointed to a boisterous rally in Arizona last week as evidence that the people of Arizona stand with him. Trump...


Houston flood: Addicks dam begins overspill

Army Corps of Engineers early Monday began releasing water from two overfilled reservoirs in west Houston . A major dam outside Houston has begun spilling o...


'Guru of bling' gets 20 years for raping two of his followers

Jagdeep and his family were constantly intimidated and had received threat calls from Dera followers. According to sources, Gurmeet with an interest luxur...


White House says Trump shutdown threat if wall isn't funded is serious

As congressional staffers will tell you, it's complicated. Sanders knows that. Trump does too. The chances of a government shutdown in the fall are growin...


ACLU taking Trump to court over transgender military ban

The memo also maintains the military's ban on accessions, which impacts both those seeking to join the armed services as well as those seeking to move from en...


China Stand-off in Sikkim Ends, Both Countries to Withdraw Troops from Doklam

The latest standoff began in mid-June after Chinese troops started building a road on Doklam plateau. India said soldiers of both countries were withdrawing t...


Schroder Real Estate Investment Trust Ltd (SREI.L) Moves -0.96%

To make the technical rating meaningful, the moving averages are also compared to each other. Analysts await Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) to report...


Missing pregnant woman's body found wrapped in plastic, floating in river

The body of a missing North Dakota woman who was eight months pregnant when she vanished was found on Sunday wrapped in plastic, police said. "We will con...


After first voting it down, Illinois House approves school finance deal

Southern Illinois lawmakers don't call the bill they passed Monday night "perfect" but said it will get the job done. The new law makes IL the 10th state...