Farooq Abdullah's statement on 'Kashmir issue' triggers controversy

Mehbooba told reporters at Anantnag in south Kashmir. Pakistan on Friday urged world fraternity and the United Nations (UN) to impress upon India to immediately stop bloodshed of innocent Kashmiris in India-occupied Kashmir (IoK), according to the ... More..

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US Navy commissions 1st Ford-class carrier
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

US Navy commissions 1st Ford-class carrier

In the USA, has commissioned the largest and most expensive aircraft carrier in the world - Gerald R. Ford . Additionally, Ford-which is based on the Nimitz-class hull form-restores weight and stability marg...More..

Philippines extends martial law in Mindanao until the end of the year
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Philippines extends martial law in Mindanao until the end of the year

Opposition dragged out the debate, questioning why martial law was needed for the whole of Mindanao when the fighting was limited to only one city. Fourteen, however, believed otherwise. Of the 279 ordered to...More..

'US stops Pakistan military reimbursements over terror charges'
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

'US stops Pakistan military reimbursements over terror charges'

In what could be the blow for Pakistan is United States of America has made a decision to block $350mn payable to Pakistan towards coalition support after it has been convinced that Pakistan has not taken enoug...More..

Chief to Recommend Charges Against Florida Teens Who Recorded Drowning
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Chief to Recommend Charges Against Florida Teens Who Recorded Drowning

His fiancée reported him missing, according to a police press release . After the video went viral on social media, family of the deceased shared it with the police. Simone Scott , a woman who has iden...More..

Afghan Police Officers Killed by US Airstrike in Helmand Province
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Afghan Police Officers Killed by US Airstrike in Helmand Province

Taliban have in the past exaggerated their successes and the remoteness of the area makes it near impossible to independently verify. It occurred in Gereshk district in Helmand, large parts of which are under...More..

by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Three Israelis and three Palestinians die in separate incidents

It was unclear if the move would apply to the quiet security coordination that exists between the Palestinian Authority and Israel, widely seen as having helped prevent a wider outbreak of violence in recent ye...More..

Pakistan's head of the Securities and Exchange Commission linked to Sharif arrested
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Pakistan's head of the Securities and Exchange Commission linked to Sharif arrested

The order came after the court had reviewed the final report submitted by the JIT, which was earlier kept secret on the probe panel's request, The News International reported. "This is exploitation", Sharif sai...More..

China calls for Gulf crisis talks
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

China calls for Gulf crisis talks

UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar last month and imposed a blockade on the country. Doha has previously branded the list politically motivated amid its denial of the coun...More..

US Citizens Likely Won't Be Able To Visit North Korea Much Longer
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

US Citizens Likely Won't Be Able To Visit North Korea Much Longer

Shortly after Warmbier's death , Young Pioneer Travel announced that it was no longer allowing United States citizens on its tours, saying the risk "has become too high". It was the first formal overture...More..

JUST IN: OJ Simpson Granted Parole, Could Be Released October 1
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

JUST IN: OJ Simpson Granted Parole, Could Be Released October 1

After spending almost nine years in prison, disgraced American football star OJ Simpson - who was acquitted of murdering his ex-wife and her friend but later jailed for armed robbery - was granted parole. I...More..

Ottawa family OK after Greek natural disaster
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Ottawa family OK after Greek natural disaster

This year alone, Turkey's western Aegean coast was hit by several significant earthquakes , which brought back memories of past deadly earthquakes . Numerous injuries were caused by people jumping out of bu...More..

Florida man shoots out tires of an AT&T truck outside home
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Florida man shoots out tires of an AT&T truck outside home

Police said Jove wanted the workers to move, but they couldn't do so immediately, which set him off. A weird scene in Hialeah Wednesday where a man shot at an AT&T truck parked in front of his home. "There'...More..

New Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable makes 'exit from Brexit' promise
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

New Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable makes 'exit from Brexit' promise

He had previously been heavily criticised for his views on a number of tiopics, notably same-sex marriage. Mr Cable, who campaigned for Britain to remain in the European Union during the 2016 referendum, has ...More..

Turkey accuses Germany of 'great political irresponsibility'
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Turkey accuses Germany of 'great political irresponsibility'

The dispute came after Germany last month pulled out 260 troops from Turkey's Incirlik base, from where a multinational coalition is fighting the Islamic State extremist group, and redeployed them and their...More..

MI woman convicted of husband's murder; pet parrot apparently witnessed slaying
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

MI woman convicted of husband's murder; pet parrot apparently witnessed slaying

According to the BBC , that witness was an African Grey parrot named Bud , whose repetitive mimicry of his owner Martin Duram's dying words helped a jury convict Duram's wife Glenna of his 2015 murder . When...More..

Trump administration urges calm on Temple Mount
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Trump administration urges calm on Temple Mount

Earlier, six Palestinian worshippers were injured in clashes with the Israeli forces at Al-Aqsa Mosque's Al-Asbat Gate, among them the Secretary General of the Palestinian National Initiative (PNI) Mustafa Al-B...More..

by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Rouhani: Iran Will Reciprocate for New US Sanctions

US President Donald Trump's administration has spared no effort to show a tough stance on Iran , promising new non-nuclear sanctions and stricter implementation of a two-year-old nuclear deal between Tehran an...More..

6 teenagers from African robotics team missing after competition in DC
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

6 teenagers from African robotics team missing after competition in DC

The team, consisting of two 17-year-old girls and four boys, aged 16 to 18, was reported missing after the competition's closing ceremony in Washington on Tuesday night. FIRST Global President Joe Sestak, a f...More..

Exxon fined $2M for Tillerson-era breach of Russian Federation sanctions
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Exxon fined $2M for Tillerson-era breach of Russian Federation sanctions

Former U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order that imposed sanctions on Russian Federation in March 2014 and the Treasury Department included Sechin on the list a month later, the OFAC said...More..

Body Cam Footage Appears To Show Cops Planting Drugs At Crime Scene
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Body Cam Footage Appears To Show Cops Planting Drugs At Crime Scene

The police are scheduled to hold a news conference on July 20 about the video and the investigation. "I'd love for everyone not to jump to conclusions and wait for the outcome of the investigation", he said ...More..

Musk Claims US Approval For World's Longest Tunnel
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Musk Claims US Approval For World's Longest Tunnel

Musk said The Boring Company , an infrastructure startup he launched late a year ago, will carry out construction of the underground tunnel. Musk plans to build the futuristic train system under his Borin...More..

Idaho Fires Adjunct for Pro-LGBT Post
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Idaho Fires Adjunct for Pro-LGBT Post

Homosexuality and transgenderism are not sins; if God made us, and those are part of who we are. then God created that as well, ' she added . A Mormon professor at an Idaho university affiliated with the C...More..

Solanke scores for Liverpool in league Asia Trophy
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Solanke scores for Liverpool in league Asia Trophy

Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer is confident that star striker Christian Benteke will remain at Selhurst Park, despite speculation linking him to Premier League clubs. Dominic Solanke did not take l...More..

Palestinians call for 'Day of Rage' amid Jerusalem tensions
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Palestinians call for 'Day of Rage' amid Jerusalem tensions

Jordan's king is now on vacation in the US, Israel's prime minister is in Europe and the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is on a four-day visit to China. Fresh clashes broke out on Wednesday near the Pal...More..

Arsenal stun Bayern on penalties in Shanghai
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Arsenal stun Bayern on penalties in Shanghai

James Rodriguez saw five chances at a first Bayern goal repelled by the veteran goalkeeper , whose efforts were rewarded in the 94th minute when Alex Iwobi headed home after a fine Arsenal move to equalis...More..

US, China Sidestep Discord to Focus on More Balanced Trade
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

US, China Sidestep Discord to Focus on More Balanced Trade

The U.S. -China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue, started after the April summit between Donald Trump and Xi Jingping, will kick off its first round on July 19 in Washington. "We haven't seen any significant ope...More..

Senate OKs cap and trade bill, sends to Assembly
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Senate OKs cap and trade bill, sends to Assembly

According to Brown, climate change is very real and threatens every form of human organization. The bill passed in the California Legislature's Assembly with a 55 to 21 vote and the Senate with a 28 to ...More..

National hot dog day rides again
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

National hot dog day rides again

In the United States, National Hot Dog Day has been celebrated since the 1950's. Hot dogs are the goddamn best in a way that sound reasoning doesn't even have to justify. Pilot and Flying J Travel Centers: A...More..

Pence restates Trump pledge to move embassy to Jerusalem
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Pence restates Trump pledge to move embassy to Jerusalem

CUFI is the largest pro-Israel group in the US with more than 3 million supporters worldwide, and was started by Pastor John Hagee in 2006 as a network of Christian Zionists committed to combat anti-Semiti...More..

Catastrophic BC wildfires captured by drone (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Catastrophic BC wildfires captured by drone (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Although fires are still burning in the area of Cache Creek, a ranching community of 1,000 residents some 350 kilometers (219 miles) northeast of Vancouver , the threat has reduced, British Columbia chief fire...More..

Democrats preferred in 2018, but without anti-Trump motivation
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Democrats preferred in 2018, but without anti-Trump motivation

Seventy-five percent of respondents approved of his methods, while only 14 percent opposed them. Although the poll was conducted before the latest blow that effectively caused the collapse of the Senate healt...More..

Google Wants You To Spend A Lot More Time In Its App
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Google Wants You To Spend A Lot More Time In Its App

Those in the USA can see the new feed experience in action by opening the Google app for both Android and iOS . The feed now goes beyond your interactions with Google to factor in what's trending in your a...More..

Detwiler Fire near Yosemite explodes to 45724 acres, now 7 percent contained
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Detwiler Fire near Yosemite explodes to 45724 acres, now 7 percent contained

The Detwiler fire in Mariposa surged from 2,500 to 7,100 acres overnight, the Mariposa County Fire Department reported. Cal OES is working with CAL FIRE and Mariposa County to mobilize multiple fire strike team...More..

Cristiano Ronaldo confirms he's to become a father of four
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo confirms he's to become a father of four

Since his twins were born, reportedly via surrogate, the soccer star has shared numerous sweet photos to Instagram - including one group pool shot where a bikini-clad Rodriguez, 23, is cradling one of the twi...More..

Who designed the Karnataka flag first? Five facts you need to know
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Who designed the Karnataka flag first? Five facts you need to know

The state would be up for assembly polls in 2018. "Is there any provision in the Constitution that prohibits a state from having a flag?" "The Congress-ruled government is triggering separatism in the state",...More..

Lok Sabha adjourned for day amid ruckus, 3 bills introduced
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Lok Sabha adjourned for day amid ruckus, 3 bills introduced

He also raised the issue of violence against Dalit community. Economic issues, especially alleged lack of jobs, are also likely to be taken up by the opposition parties to corner the government. Trinamool Con...More..

Turkish court orders human rights activists held on terror charges
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Turkish court orders human rights activists held on terror charges

The jailed includes Amnesty International Turkey office head Idil Eser. Turkey's state prosecutor had asked the court on Monday to remand all of them in custody pending trial for membership of a terrori...More..

McConnell Backup Plan To Repeal Affordable Care Act Falters
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

McConnell Backup Plan To Repeal Affordable Care Act Falters

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) will release an updated score of the legislation Monday. Changes to Medicaid from prior version are minor and would still negatively affect providers . The Cruz amendm...More..

Start of school in IL in jeopardy because of budget battle
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Start of school in IL in jeopardy because of budget battle

No matter what, something must be done to move IL to an evidence-based model of funding like the intent of SB 1, otherwise no state aid will be disbursed to schools - rendering many unable to open in the fall. ...More..

Reno gets new direct flight to Denver
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Reno gets new direct flight to Denver

Frontier will offer flights as low as $39 one-way. Starting August 16, the large green letters of Frontier Airlines will be taking off at its newest destination, beginning to phase in 11 direct routes and br...More..

Wildfires raging across Europe, from Croatia to Portugal
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wildfires raging across Europe, from Croatia to Portugal

A firefighting plane drops water to extinguish a fire in the village of Stobrec, near Split , Croatia July 18, 2017. After a day and night battle around Croatia's second-largest city Split, the fire that...More..

Trump's approval rating plunges to 70-year low
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Trump's approval rating plunges to 70-year low

Despite Mr Trump's claims on the campaign trail to "make America great" on the world stage, the survey found 48 per cent believed the United States has actually been weakened. A similar share say he is faring...More..

King Salman reportedly pressured Israel to reopen Al Aqsa mosque
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

King Salman reportedly pressured Israel to reopen Al Aqsa mosque

Israeli police said last night that some 200 Palestinians tried to block a road nearby and threw stones at officers who dispersed them. The Waqf, a Muslim religious authority that administrates the compound, ...More..

Sen. Grassley backs Senate taking up House health care bill
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Sen. Grassley backs Senate taking up House health care bill

And it's delicious to resurrect Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric, like this gem from February '16: "We will immediately repeal and replace Obamacare - and nobody can do that like me". Premiums have doubled, a...More..

Evacuations canceled for North Fire in Happy Valley - currently, six acres burned
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Evacuations canceled for North Fire in Happy Valley - currently, six acres burned

Calfire reported the 15,500-acre fire to be 5 percent contained Tuesday morning, forcing additional road closures and evacuations. In an update, Cal Fire reported unfavorable weather conditions, combined wi...More..

Dennis Hastert out of federal prison
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Dennis Hastert out of federal prison

Technically, Hastert was brought down for violating federal banking laws. He is scheduled to be held at a residential re-entry facility office in Chicago until August 16, according to Federal Bureau of Prison...More..

Trump asks Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Trump asks Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling

The instructions issued to USA embassies and consulates widen the definition of a close familial relationship to include categories such as grandparents and cousins, in accordance with a federal court ruling ...More..

New broad NAFTA goals released by Trump administration
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

New broad NAFTA goals released by Trump administration

But it also noted that Canada and Mexico purchase one-fifth of all manufactured goods made in the United States, supporting 2 million jobs in USA factories. Formal negotiations will begin after August 16, USTR ...More..

Man Utd Close To Agreeing Deal To Sign £48m Star
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Man Utd Close To Agreeing Deal To Sign £48m Star

Perisic, 28, is set to travel with the rest of the Inter squad on Tuesday but sources have told ESPN FC that United, who are now playing in the ICC tournament in the United States, are still confident of l...More..