Muslim divorce law unconstitutional rules Supreme Court of India

Two of the five judges who differed said while triple talaq "may be sinful", the court can't interfere in personal laws that are considered a fundamental right by the constitution. Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi also ha... More..

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Ministers welcome merger, elated over removal of 'obstacles — AIADMK united
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Ministers welcome merger, elated over removal of 'obstacles — AIADMK united

A vocal voice of the Dinakaran camp, Vetrivel was part of a group of MLAs who went to the burial site of former chief minister Jayalalithaa at the Marina beach and meditated for about 15 minutes before disclo...More..

Judge shot outside OH courtroom; 1 suspect killed, 1 in custody
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Judge shot outside OH courtroom; 1 suspect killed, 1 in custody

He was taken by helicopter to a Pittsburgh-area hospital for treatment, according to the newspaper. Around 8 a.m., Judge Joseph J. Bruzzese, Jr. was attacked by two suspects as he made his way into the Jeffe...More..

Did VK Sasikala walk out Bengaluru Prison? Video raises questions
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Did VK Sasikala walk out Bengaluru Prison? Video raises questions

It, however, does not throw light on when it was recorded or which part of the jail it is from. A month after senior officials confirmed that special privileges were being provided to AIADMK leader Sasikala...More..

Police, security forces carry out raids in Darjeeling hills
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Police, security forces carry out raids in Darjeeling hills

They added that the people living in Darjeeling hills, Tarai and Dooars are not the only ones responsible to ensure peace but the Central Government and the Government of West Bengal must look into it as well. ...More..

Weather forecast cooperating for eclipse viewing
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Weather forecast cooperating for eclipse viewing

We'll have special coverage from 11am to 3pm on News 5 and our WKRG facebook page with views from all over the country and expert commentary, too. It's impossible to say at this time , with high confidence...More..

Who is Anatoly Antonov, Russia's next ambassador to the United States?
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Who is Anatoly Antonov, Russia's next ambassador to the United States?

Putin's order relieves Sergei Kislyak of his duties as ambassador and Russia's permanent OAS observer. Meetings with Kislyak led to the firing of national security adviser Michael T. It's a provocative mo...More..

United States wins the Solheim Cup
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

United States wins the Solheim Cup

There was to be no such stumble. "We just got outplayed, there's no doubt about it", she said. The visitors, despite being so glaringly short of their opponents in terms of combined talent, refused to go down...More..

S.Africa mulls Grace Mugabe's immunity claim
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

S.Africa mulls Grace Mugabe's immunity claim

Checks also confirmed that both AirZim and SAA Harare-Johannesburg flights took off at the Harare International Airport yesterday morning, while flights from OR Tambo International Airport into Harare had a...More..

Conservation work set to silence Big Ben for four years
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Conservation work set to silence Big Ben for four years

Labour politician Stephen Pound said the silencing of Big Ben was "a dispiriting moment", and it was sad to see the silencing of "the chimes of freedom". Mike McCann, the Keeper of the Great Clock, checking o...More..

Lavrov calls U.S. visa move attempt to stir up unrest in Russian Federation
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Lavrov calls U.S. visa move attempt to stir up unrest in Russian Federation

He promised that Moscow would not take out its anger on ordinary USA citizens, Vestnik Kavkaza reports. " Russia's decision to reduce the United States' diplomatic presence here calls into question Russia...More..

Finland terror attack suspect named
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Finland terror attack suspect named

Four other Moroccans , who deny involvement, are suspected of taking part in the attacks. The attack happened in the Puutori/Market Square area of Turku just after 4pm local time, with police receiving repo...More..

Exercise to Strengthen Efforts in Defense of South Korea, Mattis Says
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Exercise to Strengthen Efforts in Defense of South Korea, Mattis Says

The annual Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercise begins on Monday and involves more than 17,000 American troops along with small contingents from nations including South Korea , Australia, Britain, Canada, Colombia,...More..

Alabama starts No. 1 in AP poll for second straight year
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Alabama starts No. 1 in AP poll for second straight year

In addition to Alabama, the Seminoles host No. 18 Miami on September 16 and No. 16 Louisville on October 21 and travel to No. 5 Clemson on November 11 and to No. While the season hasn't started yet, it's hard...More..

Cong hits out at BJP over cow deaths in Chhattisgarh
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Cong hits out at BJP over cow deaths in Chhattisgarh

He said that mere suspension of some officials over cow deaths would not serve the goal. At least 27 cows had died at a government-aided cow shelter in Durg district of Chhattisgarhrun by one Harish Verma, wh...More..

Swimmer Schooling sorry for SEA Games gaffe
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Swimmer Schooling sorry for SEA Games gaffe

Fans watched video messages from Malaysia's badminton and squash stars Lee Chong Wei and Nicol David, who are busy with world championships commitments, and cheered the succession of marching bands. Some 4,700 ...More..

Deadly rocket fire hits near Damascus trade fair
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Deadly rocket fire hits near Damascus trade fair

Six people were reported dead on Sunday when a rocket hit near an worldwide trade fair in Syria's capital Damascus that was being held for the first time in five years. The Damascus International Fair is being ...More..

Kenya's election : Defeated Odinga to take poll dispute to top court
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Kenya's election : Defeated Odinga to take poll dispute to top court

Election officials have said that President Uhuru Kenyatta won by 1.4 million votes. He has not yet presented evidence of fraud. Affidavits filed to support Raila Odinga's presidential election petition cit...More..

England thrashed West Indies in first test at Edebaston
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

England thrashed West Indies in first test at Edebaston

Broad, in particular, is a very intelligent bowler and I found it fascinating to listen to and watch him at Edgbaston last Monday night when I went along to England's pink-ball practice under lights. I'll pla...More..

Video shows Chinese, Indian soldiers 'kicking, punching' each other in border clash
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Video shows Chinese, Indian soldiers 'kicking, punching' each other in border clash

According to India's NDTV news channel, which claimed the video had been authenticated by the authorities, the fisticuffs lasted for two hours before both sides retreated to their normal positions and held up b...More..

Liberty University Alumni To Return Diplomas Over School Official's Trump Support
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Liberty University Alumni To Return Diplomas Over School Official's Trump Support

That praise came despite Trump laying blame for violence on both the rallying hate groups and counterprotesters. The graduates are protesting university President Jerry Falwell Jr .'s ongoing support for T...More..

Trump's Approval Rating Stands Below 40 Percent in Three Key Midwest States
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Trump's Approval Rating Stands Below 40 Percent in Three Key Midwest States

Trump's approval ratings stand at 34% in Wisconsin , 35% in Pennsylvania and 36% in MI. Fifty-five percent of MI voters and 54 percent of Pennsylvania voters agreed. In Michigan, 48% of voters prefer a Dem...More..

Lebanese army, Hezbollah announce offensives against Islamic State on Syrian border
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Lebanese army, Hezbollah announce offensives against Islamic State on Syrian border

The offensive on the Lebanese- Syrian border has been planned for weeks, according to comments Lebanese Army Brig. He added that so far 20 Daesh gunmen had been killed during the first day while 10 Army sol...More..

Monday forecast: Clear skies, with a chance of afternoon smoke
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday forecast: Clear skies, with a chance of afternoon smoke

The eclipse will begin here at 1:09 p.m., reaching its maximum point by 2:37 p.m. with 92 percent of the sun obscured. Along the Mississippi River in much of Missouri and western Kentucky, where the greatest ...More..

Oxford University employee and US professor charged with murder
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Oxford University employee and US professor charged with murder

Cornell-Duranleau, a MI native, had been asleep in Lathem's high-rise Chicago condo when Lathem began plunging a 6-inch dry-wall saw knife into his chest and neck, prosecutor Natosha Toller said. Toller said La...More..

Police identify three girls found stabbed to death in Maryland home
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Police identify three girls found stabbed to death in Maryland home

Police in Prince George's County say the sisters, ages 9 and 6, were visiting relatives when the incident happened. The Decree girls are the daughters of Williams' mother's cousin, authorities said. The pol...More..

Xi stresses cooperation in talks with USA military chief
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Xi stresses cooperation in talks with USA military chief

Asian giants, China has called on the USA and North Korea to "hit breaks on threats" so as to work towards resolving whatever issues there are to resolve without resorting to a nuclear war. "South Korea is...More..

Iraqi army launches determined attack on Isis stronghold of Tal Afar
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Iraqi army launches determined attack on Isis stronghold of Tal Afar

Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), some of which are trained and armed by Iran, said they will also take part in the battle. The city was captured in 2014 by IS forces. But Col Lami said Tal Afar's op...More..

George Brandis lashes out at Pauline Hanson's burqa stunt
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

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. ...More..

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..

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..

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..

How Did North Korea Get Nuclear Weapons?
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..