Murray's injury boosts Federer's chances ahead of US Open

Federer , 36, could meet Australian Nick Kyrgios in the fourth round as well as Austrian seventh seed Dominic Thiem in the quarter-finals. "If I am in semi-finals, I prefer to play against another one", he said with a smile. The 30-year-old Sco... More..

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Illinois Senate passes Education Funding Reform Bill
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Illinois Senate passes Education Funding Reform Bill

Known as the Trust Act, the new law would prohibit state and local police in IL from arresting or detaining a person exclusively due to their immigration status, or based on a federal immigration detainer. Sp...More..

How you can help animals impacted by Hurricane Harvey's aftermath
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

How you can help animals impacted by Hurricane Harvey's aftermath

And they are bracing for more in the coming days. The SPCA of Texas says it's prepared to intake up to 300 animals affected by Hurricane Harvey if needed, and will evaluate capacity on a daily basis after...More..

Europe migrant crisis: Germany and Egypt agree deal to stem migrant flow
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Europe migrant crisis: Germany and Egypt agree deal to stem migrant flow

Merkel's poll numbers rebounded as the influx ebbed to 280,000 previous year, restricted by border closures along the so-called Balkan route and a refugee accord between the European Union and Turkey. Some of...More..

Houston police officer drowns in Harvey floodwaters
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Houston police officer drowns in Harvey floodwaters

Perez drove into an underpass that's about 16.5 feet , drove into the water and he died in a flood, in a drowning-type event", Acevedo said. He said Perez tried unsuccessfully to get to downtown for more than ...More..

United Nations chief Guterres meets Israel's Netanyahu in Jerusalem, pledges to fight anti-Semitism
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

United Nations chief Guterres meets Israel's Netanyahu in Jerusalem, pledges to fight anti-Semitism

Acting under the cover of the Syrian civil war, the Israeli strikes have prompted little retaliation from Hezbollah , which is fighting in Syria to prop up the government of President Bashar al-Assad, an Irani...More..

'Dangerous' Heat Wave Brings Soaring Temperatures, Elevated Fire Danger to Southern California
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

'Dangerous' Heat Wave Brings Soaring Temperatures, Elevated Fire Danger to Southern California

In most areas, the warning goes into effect at 10 a.m. Sunday and will remain in effect through 10 p.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory as high temperatures are foreca...More..

Trump Sued by Lambda Legal and ACLU Over Transgender Military Ban
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Trump Sued by Lambda Legal and ACLU Over Transgender Military Ban

For the ban to survive, the Trump administration must show that allowing transgender people to serve affects "our readiness, ability to fight, and lethality", said Gregory Greiner, a Washington D.C. The ACLU's ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tillerson slams North Korea missile test but still seeks talks

China has increasingly had to contend with its complicated relationship with the reclusive regime amid the growing worldwide chorus for sanctions against North Korea . The presidential office in Seoul said ...More..

China bans new business with North Korea in line with sanctions
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

China bans new business with North Korea in line with sanctions

The second missile "appears to have blown up nearly immediately", the command said. "We will continue to work with our Interagency partners on a more detailed assessment of this latest launch and we will provid...More..

North Korea fires short-range ballistic missiles: United States military
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

North Korea fires short-range ballistic missiles: United States military

North Korea fired several unidentified projectiles as Kim Jong Un's regime escalated threats against U.S. North Korea fired three short-range ballistic missiles Saturday, the USA military said, following week...More..

150 taken ill after mystery haze hits Sussex beaches
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

150 taken ill after mystery haze hits Sussex beaches

Police say the unknown fog seems to have come from the sea, but at the moment the source of it hasn't been established. Dan Sankey also tweeted: 'Beautiful afternoon at Birling Gap cut short by some weird mi...More..

'Hillary Clinton Live' Is Coming To Boston This Fall
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

'Hillary Clinton Live' Is Coming To Boston This Fall

Here's where you can see the former First Lady, Senator and Secretary of State in NY. Tickets for all dates, including Philly, go on sale September 18. "It was incredibly uncomfortable he was literally brea...More..

Relief for Kejriwal, AAP wins Bawana bypoll
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Relief for Kejriwal, AAP wins Bawana bypoll

Prakash had won from Bawana, a seat reserved for the SC category, in 2015 Assembly elections as an AAP candidate. Arguably, the most crucial win is that of AAP's Ram Chander in Delhi's Bawana as it gave...More..

CBS Acquiring Ten Network in Australia
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

CBS Acquiring Ten Network in Australia

Ten Network has been snapped up by U.S. media giant CBS in a deal that should keep Australia's third commercial free-to-air broadcaster on air. The US studio holds a 33 per cent stake in ElevenCo - the par...More..

Guatemala bishops condemn president's firing of anti-corruption official
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Guatemala bishops condemn president's firing of anti-corruption official

Morales has also fired his foreign minister, who had threatened to step down if the president moved against Velasquez. Velasquez's commission was key to the fall of Morales' immediate predecessor, Otto Perez ...More..

Trump Repeats Making Mexico Pay for Wall as He Seeks Funding
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Trump Repeats Making Mexico Pay for Wall as He Seeks Funding

In a statement dismissing Trump's twitter provocations, Mexico's foreign ministry said it would approach NAFTA negotiations in a "serious and constructive" manner. territory along the Mexican border". The...More..

Rex Tillerson Won't Say If Trump 'Speaks For American Values'
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Rex Tillerson Won't Say If Trump 'Speaks For American Values'

Wallace then asked, 'And the president's values?' Trump triggered outrage earlier this month when he suggested both sides were at fault after unrest in Charlottesville , Virginia, in which a woman was kill...More..

Islamic State asks Hezbollah, Syrian Army for withdrawal from Syria-Lebanon border
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Islamic State asks Hezbollah, Syrian Army for withdrawal from Syria-Lebanon border

The Lebanese soldiers at the heart of negotiations with ISIS were kidnapped by the group in wake of clashes with the military after it and other militants overran in 2014 the northeastern border town of Arsal...More..

Spain Unites for 500000-Strong Barcelona March
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Spain Unites for 500000-Strong Barcelona March

The attacks on Las Ramblas boulevard in Barcelona and in the seaside resort of Cambrils left around 120 wounded. Nearly half a million people have taken to the streets in the Spanish city of Barcelona to...More..

3 kids among ten die in Somalia raid
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

3 kids among ten die in Somalia raid

This is a clear indication of growing USA military involvement in the Horn of Africa nation after President Donald Trump ordered that operations against the extremist group be expanded, approving more aggressiv...More..

Peter Crouch: 'Stoke City have started season well'
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Peter Crouch: 'Stoke City have started season well'

Butland made a terrific reaction save to repel Hegazi's header moments later as West Brom pushed for a second, with Stoke unable to keep the ball long enough to provide service to substitute Crouch. A lackl...More..

Iraqi Forces Completely Surround IS in Tal Afar
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Iraqi Forces Completely Surround IS in Tal Afar

Before the battle, Iraq's government and its USA military partners had estimated that 10,000 to 50,000 civilians remained in Tal Afar . Clashes were ongoing on the northern outskirts and Iraqi forces wer...More..

by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Kushner says freezing construction in West Bank will harm Netanyahu

USA officials have said that they have not ruled out a two-state solution but that it is up to the two sides, not them, to agree on a way forward. "This is nonsense", said a senior White House official, the T...More..

Trump threatens to scrap NAFTA in Sunday morning tweet
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Trump threatens to scrap NAFTA in Sunday morning tweet

In a tweet on Sunday, Trump clears the air on who would pay for the wall - Mexico . "Republican will win S!" "We are in the NAFTA (worst trade deal ever made) renegotiation process with Mexico & Canada .B...More..

AIADMK meeting on Monday to decide on ousting Sasikala and her clan
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

AIADMK meeting on Monday to decide on ousting Sasikala and her clan

Even Sasikala could have chosen to become chief minister, after becoming the party general secretary, but decided against it and instead chose Paneerselvam, he said. In anotherdevelopment, a delegation of Opp...More..

UK's opposition Labour Party backs soft Brexit, putting pressure on Theresa May
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

UK's opposition Labour Party backs soft Brexit, putting pressure on Theresa May

Starmer added that Labour would leave open the option of Britain remaining a member of the EU customs union and single market for good, though any such deal would have to give Britain more control over immigr...More..

by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Local firefighters assisting with search and rescue efforts in Texas

Volunteers will be packing up the trailers around 8am Sunday morning before heading down to Texas. "The Red Cross is always at the ready, so we have volunteers ready to deploy to disaster sites 24-7", Rabenst...More..

Calm returns after 30 die in India riots over guru verdict
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Calm returns after 30 die in India riots over guru verdict

The court, which held him guilty of rape , set his sentencing for Monday when there could be more protests . He is the spiritual leader of the controversial spiritual sect founded in 1948 called, Dera sacha...More..

White Supremacist Daniel Borden Charged in Charlottesville, Va., Attack of Deandre Harris
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

White Supremacist Daniel Borden Charged in Charlottesville, Va., Attack of Deandre Harris

Charlottesville police on Friday arrested a man in connection with the beating of 20-year-old Deandre Harris in the wake of the deadly "Unite the Right" rally. A situation most likely to change after Charlott...More..

Police Increase Patrols Around Home Of Lottery Winner
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Police Increase Patrols Around Home Of Lottery Winner

The jackpot is second only to a $1.6 billion prize won in January 2016. The couple's daughter, Marlee Wanczyk, told The Republican newspaper at the time of Sheremeta's arraignment that her father was a "wise-...More..

About 20000 cruise passengers stuck at sea because of Harvey
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

About 20000 cruise passengers stuck at sea because of Harvey

As for the Carnival Breeze , it is now docked in Cozumel and will depart for Galveston Saturday. It is expected to remain closed until the storm has passed and a port assessment has been completed. To stay up ...More..

Trump Pushes Back on Corker: 'Tennessee Not Happy'
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Trump Pushes Back on Corker: 'Tennessee Not Happy'

The remarks by Corker that drew Trump's attention came at an event in Chattanooga, Tennessee, last week while talking to reporters about Trump's equivocating comments about violence at a neo-Nazi and white ...More..

Turkey condemns attacks in Myanmar's Rakhine state
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Turkey condemns attacks in Myanmar's Rakhine state

Aid workers expect thousands of Rohingya families fearful of getting caught-up in the latest violence to try to reach Bangladesh in the coming days. Suu Kyi called the attacks "a calculated attempt to under...More..

SC quashes Triple Talaq; calls it unconstitutional, against Quran
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

SC quashes Triple Talaq; calls it unconstitutional, against Quran

Smina Shaikh a Kandivali resident said, "I support the Supreme Court verdict quashing triple talaq ". All of the judges that attended the trial were from the five faiths that are now being practiced in India...More..

Trump blames fellow Republican leaders for debt ceiling 'mess'
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Trump blames fellow Republican leaders for debt ceiling 'mess'

We hope they do". Representative Nita Lowey of NY, the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, called Trump's threat the "polar opposite of leadership" and said the president should be held accoun...More..

After Sebastian Gorka's Departure, White House Official Hints He Was Fired
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

After Sebastian Gorka's Departure, White House Official Hints He Was Fired

And disputes between the White House and Gorka over whether he resigned or was pushed out played out under the cover of 130 miles per hour winds gusting toward the Texas coast. The letter shows his frustr...More..

Sebastian Gorka Quits White House Post With Angry Salvo At Enemies
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Sebastian Gorka Quits White House Post With Angry Salvo At Enemies

Despite his feelings toward others in the administration, Gorka ended his resignation letter by making it clear that he believes Trump will come out on the right side of history. As Hurricane Harvey raced...More..

Trump Bans Transgender Recruits from the Military
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Trump Bans Transgender Recruits from the Military

The ban will continue beyond January 1 of next year, Trump wrote in his memo , until his cabinet convinces him to do otherwise. Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the USA military. He announ...More..

GOP lawmaker: Mexico will pay 'part of the tab' for wall
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

GOP lawmaker: Mexico will pay 'part of the tab' for wall

He added that this would be in September, before tax reform legislation. Now he has threaten to shut down the government if Congress doesn't give him money to pay for the wall. UPS (UPS) is one of the busine...More..

Two Indian soldiers, one policeman killed in Pulwama attack
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Two Indian soldiers, one policeman killed in Pulwama attack

A spokesman of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) phoned a Srinagar-based news agency to own responsibility for the attack. "The CRPF head constable and the trooper succumbed to injuries in a hospital", the police said...More..

(AUDIO) Trump NAFTA Comments Worrisome to Agriculture
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

(AUDIO) Trump NAFTA Comments Worrisome to Agriculture

One day after President Donald Trump's prediction that the USA could "end up terminating NAFTA at some point", business and political leaders expressed hope Wednesday that negotiations on a new deal will stil...More..

Trump blames media for condemnation of comments on Virginia
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Trump blames media for condemnation of comments on Virginia

The findings spell bad news for Trump after his much-criticized response to violence and unrest in Charlottesville , where one woman was killed after a man with suspected neo-Nazi ties rammed his auto into a...More..

President Trump pardons former sheriff Joe Arpaio convicted of defying judge's order
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

President Trump pardons former sheriff Joe Arpaio convicted of defying judge's order

Most Democrats and civil rights organizations have argued that Trump was within his right to pardon Arpaio , while blasting his decision to pardon the controversial former sheriff. The president had hinte...More..

Amnesty slams coalition's use of unguided missiles in Raqqa
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Amnesty slams coalition's use of unguided missiles in Raqqa

Some of the contacts are helping draw a line on the map that separates USA - and Russian-backed forces waging parallel campaigns on Syria's shrinking battlefields. The U.S. -backed SDF group has made signif...More..

Pupils praised as GCSE results are released
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Pupils praised as GCSE results are released

At Heath End School pupils exceeded the national pass rate in maths by 15%, with 74% achieving a grade four or better. Mr Barton said: "Results day is always a day of mixed emotions, celebrating the success o...More..

Apple says it's pulling popular apps in Iran due to USA regulations
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Apple says it's pulling popular apps in Iran due to USA regulations

However, millions of iPhones are smuggled in to the country and developers use other countries' App Store to create and share apps. On Thursday, the California-based company removed Snapp, the taxi-hailing ...More..

Trump Advisor Gary Cohn Felt Compelled to 'Voice His Distress'
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Trump Advisor Gary Cohn Felt Compelled to 'Voice His Distress'

Cohn said in the interview with the Financial Times . However, a number of embattled administration officials have toyed with the idea of departing the administration amid the chaotic first months of the Tr...More..

Man detained outside Buckingham Palace after attack on police
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Man detained outside Buckingham Palace after attack on police

The suspect was tackled by officers and arrested shortly after 8:30pm near the palace gates in London, with two officers suffering minor injuries in the scuffle. One eyewitness, Nicole Kyle, was walking home wh...More..

What You Need to Know About This Weekend's Far-Right Rallies
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

What You Need to Know About This Weekend's Far-Right Rallies

In San Francisco, city officials including Mayor Ed Lee had lobbied the National Park Service to deny a permit for Patriot Prayer to hold its event at Crissy Field , which is under federal control as part ...More..