Waqf Board dissolved because of fight against corruption: Kejriwal

Referring to the August 4 High Court order that stamped the primacy of Lt Governor, the Delhi Chief Minister said the HC order cannot have retrospective effect, it can only have prospective effect instead. Ever since, Jung has gone about spiking many... More..

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Business leaders call Trump bad for economy in new letter
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Business leaders call Trump bad for economy in new letter

Disclosure of a 2005 video of Trump talking on an open microphone showed the then-reality TV star speaking openly about groping women and trying to seduce a married woman. Clinton, who spent Friday away from th...More..

by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

'Creepy Clown' Sightings Lead to Hysteria, Skepticism and Arrests

Austin police say they have had two reports of clown sightings in the past 24 hours. In Greenville, South Carolina, residents of an apartment complex claim a clown was luring children into the woods, but inve...More..

Ryder Cup heckler interrupts
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Ryder Cup heckler interrupts "The Late Show"

One particular demographic stood out - though it may not be remembered as the most consequential of focus groups, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 's all-kitten focus group was definitely the fluffiest of al...More..

by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Germany's Merkel renews warning on Britain and immigration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel , right, and Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel arrive for the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin , Wednesday, Oct. A...More..

by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Supreme Court rejects 1 Redskins appeal; other case pending

Last year, the federal appeals court in California issued a decision that managed to make both sides unhappy. The Supreme Court also declined to hear a case about whether the NCAA violated federal antitrust l...More..

by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Trudeau unveils Canada's carbon price plan in 2018

As Trudeau noted on Monday, most of Canada's provinces either have a carbon pricing system in place, or are in the process of setting one up. "Because pollution crosses borders, all provinces must do their pa...More..

by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Rockford Police: Local Reports of Clown Sightings Unfounded At This Time

In May a year ago, the ABC reported a person wearing a clown mask and a business suit unnerved some commuters at Southern Cross station. Police say while there haven't been any credible threats, they don't ...More..

by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Presidents Obama, Clinton Attend Shimon Peres' Funeral

Shimon Peres, former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize victor, was buried on Friday in Jerusalem in the presence of world leaders. "Threats are ever present", Obama said. On Friday, Obama described the ...More..

Police shooting audio appears to back up officer statements
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Police shooting audio appears to back up officer statements

The city has been besieged by protests for the past week, with some of them turning violent with fires and looting. Yesterday a group calling itself Charlotte Uprising held a press conference calling for the ...More..

by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

The Elders Welcome Nomination Of António Guterres As Next UN Secretary

Ban, presently in Italy, reacted from Rome on Thursday morning by calling Guterres' nomination as an "excellent choice", noting that he and Guterres had worked closely during the latter's "long and outstandin...More..

School district, city warn of creepy clowns in Renton
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

School district, city warn of creepy clowns in Renton

But the 2016 strain of clowns is a particularly virulent one, with the season's sightings spreading from Greenville to North Carolina, to southern states like Kentucky and Alabama, before sweeping across the re...More..

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong held in Thailand
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong held in Thailand

An immigration official, who declined to be named as he was not authorized to talk to media, earlier told Anadolu Agency that Wong was detained shortly after arriving at Suvarnabhumi airport. Their party wants ...More..

Congress clears stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Congress clears stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika

Congress appeared to be one step closer to preventing a government shutdown Wednesday after Senate Democrats reportedly agreed to a deal brokered by House leaders that would resolve a hang-up centered on the ...More..

Nigel Farage says he won't return as UKIP leader
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Nigel Farage says he won't return as UKIP leader

Douglas Carswell, the party's only MP, said he would not be commenting as he was eating a shepherd's pie. "The party is externally squeezed by a Brexit-focused Conservative Party and internally it is suffer...More..

Indian army says it killed 3 suspected rebels in Kashmir
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Indian army says it killed 3 suspected rebels in Kashmir

The camp is the local headquarters of the counterinsurgency military unit. It was believed that almost a dozen of terrorists were killed in Kel, Lipa and Bhimber Gali and they were given a quiet burial, accor...More..

Philippines tells US no joint patrols in South China Sea
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Philippines tells US no joint patrols in South China Sea

He said the drones flew over the militant strongholds of the Basilan and Sulu island groups, as well as central Mindanao where another small armed group had pledged alliance to the Islamic State group. The Phil...More..

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson to hold Albuquerque rally
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson to hold Albuquerque rally

Gary Johnson, the Libertarian presidential nominee, can't seem to catch a break. The Libertarian vice presidential nominee will hold a 7 p.m. rally at the DCU Center in Worcester. Trump's numbers fairly f...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Merkel on economic mission to Africa to curb migrant flow

The German Chancellor said that giving Britain full access to free trade across Europe's border but allowing it to restrict the movement of people would lead to a free-for-all. Italy and some other European Uni...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Brexit fears send pound to new 31-year low

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday accused the UK's opposition Labour Party of "tolerating anti-Semitism and supporting voices of hate", after a string of its members were suspended for making anti...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

UKIP lawmaker moved to neurological unit after fight

The incident, understood to be between Mr Woolfe and fellow MEP Mike Hookem, took place during a heated UKIP meeting in the European Parliament. Woolfe collapsed and lost consciousness outside the European Un...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Vote to Increase Gas Tax in New Jersey Delayed to Friday

The legislation also cuts the sales and estate taxes, among other measures. But a gas tax hike is wildly unpopular among New Jerseyans and opposing legislators have pointed to legislative estimates that show ...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Canada sets minimum carbon price to be met by 2018

Under the new plan, all Canadian jurisdictions will have carbon pricing in place by 2018. On October 3, Prime Minister Trudeau pre-empted climate negotiations with Canada's premiers by announcing the federal ...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

London mayor Sadiq Khan challenges Labour leader to deliver election win

I just wonder if the call from Jeremy Corbyn to his party to "wipe the slate clean and come together" following his huge majority win in the Labour leadership contest will happen, or, be rejected. "We see that ...More..

Superhero funeral to honor 6-year-old fatally shot at school
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Superhero funeral to honor 6-year-old fatally shot at school

Besides Jacob, two children and one teacher were injured that day. He said because of "everything that the family stands for, I really want to help make a positive out of this". Inside the program are words t...More..

Migrants in Serbia protest over poor camp conditions
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Migrants in Serbia protest over poor camp conditions

Migrants rest at a local gas station near the town of Indjija, about 40 kilometers (24 miles) north of the Belgrade, Serbia, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. Migrants mostly from Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan demons...More..

Israel's ex-President Peres lies in state in parliament
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Israel's ex-President Peres lies in state in parliament

It was not clear if he would attend Peres's funeral, which will take place on Friday at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl cemetery, in a section dedicated to "Great Leaders of the Nation". Current and former leader...More..

Colombian president vows to continue working for peace
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Colombian president vows to continue working for peace

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said Monday he would send his special envoy, Jean Arnault, to Havana for talks on the peace agreement . Santos affirmed in his speech last night the validity of t...More..

US Department of State
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

US Department of State

A U.S. official said Secretary of State John Kerry was focused on finding a diplomatic solution, but his talks with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on the crisis were over. The United States says it will co...More..

Kelly Clarkson Talks About That Time She Ghosted Her Date IRL
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Kelly Clarkson Talks About That Time She Ghosted Her Date IRL

On Monday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Clarkson participated in a round of "Celebrity Confessions", explaining to host Ellen DeGeneres , "I'm nearly afraid to tell you this, because I'm a awful h...More..

by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Syria aid convoy hit by air strike: United Nations expert

United Nations and advocacy groups say hundreds of civilians, including at least 100 children, have died in the recent violence. The images show mostly "formerly blasted and blown-up areas" during Syria's 5-a...More..

by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Ayotte says she 'misspoke' when she said Trump is role model

Though she went on to say she'd had unspecified "disagreements" with Trump, Ayotte's characterization of Trump as a role model was the big talker coming out of the debate. But by morning, Ayotte wanted a do-ove...More..

Nawaz Sharif attacks India
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Nawaz Sharif attacks India

He said that we have also appraised the United Nations Human Rights Council and Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) about the Indian brutalities. He acknowledged the fact that opposition was standing ...More..

Voter registration fraud investigation extended to 7 counties
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Voter registration fraud investigation extended to 7 counties

State police called the investigation "complex" and said it could take weeks or months. Other details about the investigation have not been released. In Pennsylvania, at least 86 non-citizens have been regist...More..

Israelis pay respects to Peres, Clinton arrives in Israel
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Israelis pay respects to Peres, Clinton arrives in Israel

A picture of a smiling Peres, with a black stripe in its corner, was placed besides a flickering candle and in front of a row of Israeli flags at half-staff. An unprecedented number of police will be deployed t...More..

by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

US Supreme Court won't hear Arizona death sentence case

She could find herself in a newly powerful role if Democrat Hillary Clinton is elected, making her less likely to step down, said Thomas Goldstein, an attorney who argues regularly at the court. The juror all...More..

U.S. claims harassment of its diplomats in Russian Federation 'has increased significantly'
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

U.S. claims harassment of its diplomats in Russian Federation 'has increased significantly'

But it wasn't until a dramatic event in June, when an accredited U.S. diplomat was tackled outside the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, that officials in Washington reexamined the November drugging and concluded they we...More..

At least 10 Turkish troops killed in PKK attacks
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

At least 10 Turkish troops killed in PKK attacks

Fighting between the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK and Turkey's security forces resumed a year ago after a fragile peace process collapsed. Separately, six Turkish soldiers were killed and one was inju...More..

Supreme Court will not re-hear immigration case
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Supreme Court will not re-hear immigration case

The Supreme Court simply denied review of the team's appeal in advance of its normal route through the Circuit Court. Kagan went on to praise Chief Justice John Roberts, who she said has "really tried to fo...More..

Body of Peres lies in state outside Knesset
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Body of Peres lies in state outside Knesset

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who also worked as a Mideast peace envoy, said Peres' "commitment to peace and his belief that it was in the interests of the country he adored marked him out as a vi...More..

Turkish military says 15 rebels killed in clashes in Syria
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Turkish military says 15 rebels killed in clashes in Syria

U.S. special presidential envoy to the coalition against Isis Brett McGurk also said on Twitter that rebels had advanced to "within a few kilometres of [Isis'] weakening stronghold Dabiq ". The UK-based Syr...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Cuban blasts Trump, calls paying taxes 'patriotic'

Clinton said. "Well, it wasn't good enough". "In other words, Trump was taking from America with both hands and leaving the rest of us with the bill". Hillary Clinton has expanded her lead in Pennsylvania , th...More..

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels killed in fighting with IS
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels killed in fighting with IS

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday that Russian warplanes carried out the attacks that hit the hospital near the central village of Kfar Zeita, adding that it's one of the larg...More..

How Donald Trump could have - legally - paid no taxes
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

How Donald Trump could have - legally - paid no taxes

Tax experts hired by the Times said the tax return did not suggest any wrongdoing by Trump , despite the large business losses, which the experts said would have triggered extra scrutiny from the IRS. ...More..

Arsenal Boss Wenger Open To England Job 'One Day'
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Arsenal Boss Wenger Open To England Job 'One Day'

Former Arsenal player, Robert Pires, claimed that his compatriot will quit if he wins the Premier League. It has been 20 years of Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, and in that time he's revolutionised the style of ...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Pope Francis makes surprise visit to quake-stricken Italian town

The pope also met with firefighters and police, and ate lunch with around 60 people at a residence for the elderly and chronically ill, many of whom had been displaced by the quake. Now millions of people are d...More..

U.S. delivers show of force in South Korea
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

U.S. delivers show of force in South Korea

In an English dispatch carried by the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the North said the outcome of the test showed "thrust and other technological indexes of the engine accurately reached the es...More..

DOJ denied last chance to save Obama's immigration programs
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

DOJ denied last chance to save Obama's immigration programs

President Barack Obama had proposed a plan to avert deportation for some 4 million people who have lived in the US since 2010 without proper documentation but with no criminal histories and with children in the...More..

More than 6000 migrants rescued from sea off Libya
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

More than 6000 migrants rescued from sea off Libya

Eleven migrants died Monday at the Libyan coast while crossing the Mediterranean on board a dinghy to Europe, a Libyan coast guard official has confirmed. The rescue comes on the third anniversary of a migrant ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Syrian military calls on Aleppo rebels to surrender

The largest hospital in rebel-held east Aleppo was bombed yesterday for the second time in days as Syrian regime forces continued its relentless attacks. "We have seen enough that we don't want to definitivel...More..