George Brandis lashes out at Pauline Hanson's burqa stunt

She removed it to demand the garment be banned in public for national security reasons. In 2014, Australia implemented a ban on the burqa and other garments covering people's face during parliament visits. Senate president Stephen Parry said Ms H... More..

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Over 6 coaches of Kalinga Utkal Express derail at Khatauli
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Over 6 coaches of Kalinga Utkal Express derail at Khatauli

As per official sources, Patnaik announced the ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh for the dead and Rs 50 thousand for injured passenger getting treatment at any hospital. - Railway Ministry and Uttar Pradesh Government a...More..

SC to Karti: appear before CBI on Aug 23
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

SC to Karti: appear before CBI on Aug 23

The CBI had summoned Karti between 27-29 June, but he, through his lawyers, informed the investigating team that he needed more time, before appearing for questioning. The CBI had issued the "lookout notice" to...More..

President Trump calls removal of Confederate monuments 'so foolish'
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

President Trump calls removal of Confederate monuments 'so foolish'

The president was met with a torrent of criticism when he spoke out on Tuesday in defense of the white supremacist groups that gathered in Charlottesville , Va., over the weekend for a "Unite the Right" r...More..

Province-wide campaign aims to find homes for 500 animals
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Province-wide campaign aims to find homes for 500 animals

The shelter is participating in the third annual Clear The Shelters event that day, part of a nationwide campaign to encourage people to adopt pets. Snowden said Kwiatkowski and Dodson have been instrumental ...More..

At least 10 killed, 150 injured in train accident in northern India
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

At least 10 killed, 150 injured in train accident in northern India

Local residents look for survivors on the wreckage of train carriages after an express train derailed near the town of Khatauli in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on August 19, 2017. India's railway network i...More..

12 suspects likely involved in Spain terror attacks
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

12 suspects likely involved in Spain terror attacks

Two suspects were apprehended, but they did not include the driver, police said. Three of the five attackers police shot dead in Cambrils were identified as Said Aallaa, 18, Mohamed Hychami, 24, and Moussa....More..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet young entrepreneurs today
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet young entrepreneurs today

So when PM Modi spoke of black money, he was careful to mention that while the country had 22 lakh tax payers last year, the number increased to 56 lakh in the first week of August this year. "Casteism and co...More..

In early morning tweets, Trump attacks Lindsay Graham and the
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

In early morning tweets, Trump attacks Lindsay Graham and the "fake news"

The GOP also aims to approve a tax-reform bill by the end of the year; Trump wants a massive infrastructure package after that. Trump was referring to Heather Heyer , the 32-year-old woman who was killed in ...More..

One officer killed, another in critical condition in Florida
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

One officer killed, another in critical condition in Florida

Sources say troopers were serving a warrant when the shooting broke out. "It breaks my heart to have to come to speak to you tonight about another senseless tragedy, one that has resulted in the death of one ...More..

Pelosi: It's Time To Get Rid Of Confederate Statues In The Capitol
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Pelosi: It's Time To Get Rid Of Confederate Statues In The Capitol

But even as numerous cities consider taking down monuments in the wake of the Charlottesville violence at a white supremacist rally , the Democrat-led effort on Capitol Hill faces slim chances of success. The ...More..

Pelosi touts House push to censure Trump
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Pelosi touts House push to censure Trump

Dozens of House Democrats co-sponsored a resolution to censure President Donald Trump on Friday for his controversial remarks following the white supremacist march in Charlottesville , Virginia, that tur...More..

Donald Trump hints at ''decision'' on Afghanistan strategy
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Donald Trump hints at ''decision'' on Afghanistan strategy

Many decisions made, including on Afghanistan", Trump tweeted after the meeting at the presidential retreat at Camp David, a picturesque resort in Maryland. However, Politico reported Saturday that McMaster b...More..

3 young girls found slain in Maryland home
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

3 young girls found slain in Maryland home

Investigators have not yet determined if the three girls were related to each other or how. "We have officers who arrived on scene". Police do not have a suspect in custody at this time, they have launched a ...More..

Suspected terror attack in Finland leaves several injured with stab wounds
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Suspected terror attack in Finland leaves several injured with stab wounds

One of the people stabbed was pushing a stroller, according to The Sun . Police also say they are looking for more potential suspects. The suspect was described as "a young foreigner" late Friday and tak...More..

SA conservationist killed in Tanzania after nearly a decade of death threats
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

SA conservationist killed in Tanzania after nearly a decade of death threats

A man then shot him while he was still in the vehicle. The PAMS Foundation funded and supported Tanzania's elite anti-poaching National and Transnational Serious Crimes Investigation Unit (NTSCIU) which was...More..

United States to Launch NK Invasion Drill During Solar Eclipse
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

United States to Launch NK Invasion Drill During Solar Eclipse

The DPRK has denounced it as a dress rehearsal for northward invasion, though the two allies insisted on the nature of defense of the annually-held computer-assisted simulation exercises. South Korea is bann...More..

Twitter mocks 'detained' Grace Mugabe amid diplomatic moves
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Twitter mocks 'detained' Grace Mugabe amid diplomatic moves

Her 93-year-old husband, President Robert Mugabe, is also in South Africa for a regional summit, complicating the diplomatic dilemma confronting Pretoria, which already has a hard relationship with its troubled...More..

Secret Service investigating lawmaker's threatening Facebook comment
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Secret Service investigating lawmaker's threatening Facebook comment

Democratic U.S. Sen. "He should be impeached", she says. She says she should not have posted the comment on her personal Facebook page, but she was expressing her right to free speech. Walsh said in a stat...More..

by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

How Did North Korea Get Nuclear Weapons?

The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, told reporters in Beijing that President Donald Trump directly has "told us to develop credible viable military options and...More..

More than 300 dead, 700 missing after Sierra Leone mudslide
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

More than 300 dead, 700 missing after Sierra Leone mudslide

The exact figure of loss is yet to be understood but early estimates suggest that at least 350 people have been killed in the flood and the number may rise into several hundred more. That body count, however, a...More..

Powerball Jackpot Climbs to Eighth Highest Purse Ever
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Powerball Jackpot Climbs to Eighth Highest Purse Ever

Saturday's Powerball jackpot is up to $535 million. The US jackpot, Powerball has reached a staggering £395,862,000 this week - a worldwide record for lottery jackpots in 2017 - and leading online betting c...More..

Deadpool Cosplayer Taylor Swift Deletes Social Media Presence
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Deadpool Cosplayer Taylor Swift Deletes Social Media Presence

Taylor Swift literally has a blank space , baby. But that's not the only reason Swift's fan base is snapping into anticipatory mode. As fans will recall, Swift steadily released new music every two ye...More..

UN Says Over 400 Died in Sierra Leone Mudslides
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

UN Says Over 400 Died in Sierra Leone Mudslides

He also bemoaned the story of six innocent children who went to study in the home of one of their brightest colleagues, and the young man who was due to get married today, saying that they all had their plans f...More..

Trump, Graham trade jabs on Twitter over Charlottesville
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Trump, Graham trade jabs on Twitter over Charlottesville

Trump reversed course on Tuesday during a heated impromptu press conference , where he again blamed "both sides" for violence, condemned the "alt-left"-a term coined by Fox News host Sean Hannity-and said th...More..

by | Friday, August 18, 2017

White nationalist Christopher Cantwell, who boasted of Charlottesville riot, cries for help

I hope that going forward, Christopher Cantwell's life looks like it does in this video-choking on his own self-righteousness and assumed victimhood, wondering if he's about to be arrested, despised by people...More..

Tropical depression expected east of Lesser Antilles
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Tropical depression expected east of Lesser Antilles

Rainfall warnings have been issued by Met Éireann for the counties of Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo as a low pressure area passes by Atlantic coasts. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administra...More..

China surpasses Japan to become biggest U.S. creditor
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

China surpasses Japan to become biggest U.S. creditor

US-China trade ties have come under pressure after US President Donald Trump on Monday directed US trade representative Robert Lighthizer to examine China's intellectual property practices, despite worries abou...More..

United Kingdom seeks new Customs union after Brexit
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

United Kingdom seeks new Customs union after Brexit

It comes after officials published the second Brexit negotiating position paper on the contentious issue of the Irish border, which includes preserving the Common Travel Area between the two countries . Th...More..

Van Drives Through Crowd In Barcelona; Police Label Terrorist Attack
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Van Drives Through Crowd In Barcelona; Police Label Terrorist Attack

The Catalan regional police force Mossos d'Esquadra informed of the incident, which took place in the tourist area of the Ramblas, close to Plaza de Catalunya in the heart of the city at around 17:00 local tim...More..

Central Intelligence Agency chief: No indication of imminent nuclear war with N. Korea
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Central Intelligence Agency chief: No indication of imminent nuclear war with N. Korea

Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo and Army Lieutenant General HR McMaster, Donald Trump's national security adviser, said the USA can no longer stand by as North Korea develops nuclear missiles. ...More..

Zimbabwe first lady wants diplomatic immunity over assault
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Zimbabwe first lady wants diplomatic immunity over assault

AfriForum has announced that it is assisting Engels and says that if the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) fails to take action against Mugabe in the next three months, it will step in. The photographs sho...More..

US Security Leaders Say North Korea War Not Imminent, But Danger Looms
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

US Security Leaders Say North Korea War Not Imminent, But Danger Looms

Both Russia and China have previously denounced North Korea's missile launches, but have also called on the United States to halt military drills in the region. North Korea test-fired an intercontinental ...More..

NIA arrests Hurriyat terror financier Zahoor Watali in Srinagar
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

NIA arrests Hurriyat terror financier Zahoor Watali in Srinagar

Watali, who belongs to Srinagar , is accused of routing funds sourced from Pakistan to top Kashmiri separatists. Sources in NIA told Mirror that the properties of Zahoor Watali in Delhi , Mumbai, Chandigarh...More..

US JCS Chief: Military Option against N. Korea Will Be
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

US JCS Chief: Military Option against N. Korea Will Be "Horrific"

The visit is a part of his Asia tour, which started earlier this week in South Korea and will conclude in Japan, and follows fears of a military conflict between North Korea and the USA after a verbal spat betw...More..

United States designates Pakistan based terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as Terrorist Organisation
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

United States designates Pakistan based terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as Terrorist Organisation

The US declaration includes denying Hizbul Mujahideen any access to the country's financial system and freezing of all assets owned by the militant outfit that are subject to US jurisdiction. The group is one o...More..

Welcome Home Queen Lizzie
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Welcome Home Queen Lizzie

Leading Airman Liam Forgeron, 28, from Portchester, is an aircraft handler on board HMS Queen Elizabeth . For the last seven weeks she's been undergoing sea trials . A second carrier, HMS Prince of Wales , i...More..

'Son' Shah Rukh Khan pays visit to ill Dilip Kumar, see pics
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

'Son' Shah Rukh Khan pays visit to ill Dilip Kumar, see pics

Dilip Kum'ar tweeted about SRK dropping by to meet him and Saira Banu . Kumar's wife Saira calls Shahrukh as " Saab's mooh-bola beta". I cannot become like Dilip sahib and can't even think of it.' The actor s...More..

USCIRF Welcomes the State Department's International Religious Freedom Report for 2016
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

USCIRF Welcomes the State Department's International Religious Freedom Report for 2016

State Department said in an annual report released on Tuesday. " ISIS is clearly responsible for genocide against Yezidis, Christians and Shia Muslims in areas it controlled", Tillerson said in a state...More..

Trump orders faster permitting on infrastructure projects
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Trump orders faster permitting on infrastructure projects

Another flow chart , possibly 18-inches long, displayed how his new executive order will cut the approval process time to no more than two years. "Directing federal agencies to ignore the impact of floodin...More..

Red cross recovers 179 bodies from Sierra Leone mudslide
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Red cross recovers 179 bodies from Sierra Leone mudslide

Hundreds of bodies have been recovered from a mudslide in the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown . In 2015, flooding killed 10 people and made thousands homeless. It was one of Africa's deadliest mud...More..

Duterte lauds bloody Bulacan drug raids
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Duterte lauds bloody Bulacan drug raids

Police also claimed to have seized more than 200 grams of methamphetamine, 786 grams of marijuana, assorted firearms, grenades and ammunition. Several drug suspects have either been killed or arrested in rece...More..

Most Wanted Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist gunned down in Kashmir
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Most Wanted Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist gunned down in Kashmir

Top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Ayub Lelhari has been gunned down by security forces in an encounter that broke out between them and terrorists in Banderpora area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir , new...More..

Sessions to tout cities that help United States immigration authorities
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Sessions to tout cities that help United States immigration authorities

Sessions applauded Miami-Dade's decision to comply with Trump's immigration orders by ordering county officials earlier this year to hold people in jail for extra time if immigration authorities requested them....More..

London's Big Ben goes silent for four years
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

London's Big Ben goes silent for four years

The £29m conservation project includes the fix of the tower, which houses the Great Clock, and its bell. It will still sound for important events including New Year and Remembrance Sunday. But TUC health and ...More..

Blue Whale devours one more in Kerala? Kannur lad's death under scanner
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Blue Whale devours one more in Kerala? Kannur lad's death under scanner

It has been reported that around 130-150 suicides have taken place in Russian Federation and many central Asian countries like Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. "Later, a relative found him sitting at the edge of the ...More..

Amid Merger Efforts In AIADMK, A Twist From Sidelined Dinakaran
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Amid Merger Efforts In AIADMK, A Twist From Sidelined Dinakaran

Without naming Palaniswami or Panneerselvam , also a former chief minister who was ousted by Sasikala after Jayalalithaa's death, Dhinakaran said they were "committing mistakes". On the controversy over hi...More..

Angry Birds Set to Lay Golden Egg With $2 Billion IPO Value
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Angry Birds Set to Lay Golden Egg With $2 Billion IPO Value

For the quarter, Rovio brought in 86.2 million euros compared to 44.5 million euros in 2016. Rovio Entertainment is planning an initial public offering as early as September that could value it at about...More..

Mike Pence Slams Media for Condemning How Trump Reacted to Charlottesville Violence
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Mike Pence Slams Media for Condemning How Trump Reacted to Charlottesville Violence

Mike Pence continued his attempt to cover up for Donald Trump's refusal to directly rebuke racial terrorism committed in his name, but when challenged by a reporter on his claim that Trump had forcefully spo...More..

UK's post-Brexit customs plans are dismissed by EU
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

UK's post-Brexit customs plans are dismissed by EU

Once the period is over, the United Kingdom would seek to negotiate a "highly streamlined" border with the European Union , or a new kind of "partnership" characterised by the lack of customs borders. It also ...More..