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USA coalition vows to stick with Paris pact

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With "The America's Pledge" initiative, Brown and Bloomberg hope to "demonstrate continued climate leadership across USA society, and that sub-national action can significantly reduce US greenhouse gas emissions at a time of limited federal leadership", according to a Wednesday press release . Read More »

Roger Federer is now the oldest man to win Wimbledon

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Alejandro Davidovich Fokina of Spain won the junior title at Wimbledon by beating Axel Geller of Argentina 7-6 (2), 6-3 on No. 1 Court. Cilic breaks down in tears after injury his foot. Fourteen years later, Federer, now the father of four young children, was clean-cut and clean-shaven as he defeated Cilic to win his eighth. The Swiss, however, insists that he always retained faith in his grand slam-winning credentials. Read More »

Dublin gardai seek assistance in finding missing man

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He did, however, have a faint pulse when emergency crews arrived, but died at the scene despite their best efforts to save him. A technical examination has taken place and the body has been removed from the scene. Local people stood at the cordon and expressed their shock and sadness at the violent death. Mother-of-four Bridget Carr (55) said "It's so sad". Read More »

Noble defends Hart as goalkeeper nears West Ham switch

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The England worldwide has been looking for a new club after they signed goalkeeper Ederson from Benfica for £34.7m which all but ended his Etihad career. Reports have heavily linked with former Shrewsbury keeper to the Hammers in recent weeks, and Hart is expected to undergo a medical at the club within the next 48 hours. Read More »

In Wake Of Brexit Merkel Vows To Strengthen EU

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The 62-year-old German leader also defended her fiscal policy after Social Democratic challenger Martin Schulz pledged to increase public investment. "We say, for example, that we have to use at least one third of the additional tax revenues for investment". He argued for the creation of greater German financial contributions to the bloc's budget, to which it contributes 15 billion euros ($17.2 billion) after paybacks into Germany are calculated. Read More »

Roma's Riyad Mahrez transfer offer rejected by Leicester

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Arsenal are interested, although Monaco's Thomas Lemar is their top target. There's likely to be many more claims from the French media, as there was past year when Mahrez was repeatedly linked with a move to Arsenal . Mahrez said:"I have had the best seasons of my career at Leicester and have loved every moment". It applies to everybody, not just Riyad, the commitment and application has to be there. Read More »

Trump Administration to Hold 'Made in America' Week

Following a week where Russian Federation revelations and criticism of Senate Republicans' efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare dominated the headlines, the White House hoped to change the narrative by declaring a "Made in America" week. Read More »

Elaine Thompson clocks meet record to win 100m in Rabat

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In the women's triple jump, Jamaican Kimberly Williams finished second with an effort of 14.31 metres. Blake, who posted 9.90 and 19.97 seconds to win the sprint double at Jamaica's national trials last month in Usain Bolt's absence, is among the medal contenders for the sprint events in London. Read More »

Australia to boost army powers in response to potential terror attacks

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It is hoped this will assist with pre-positioning of the ADF in response to a possible terrorist incident. The new powers come as part of the fallout from the 2014 Lindt Cafe siege in Sydney's Martin Place. Under current laws, domestic police can only call on the defence force if it is believed that police capability or capacity to respond has been exceeded. Read More »

Setback for MP Minister as HC upholds disqualification

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The disqualification has been categorised under Section 10A of the Representation of People's Act 1951 along with Sections 77 and 78. The top court, in its order, said that the outcome of the case has an "important bearing" on whether Mishra would continue to be a member of the assembly and vote in the Presidential election. Read More »

First look at Tim Burton's live-action remake of 'Dumbo'

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Danny DeVito ( Batman Returns ) is playing a circus owner who gets bought out by Vandermere, and after Chris Pine and Will Smith passed , Colin Farrell became the frontrunner to play a widowed father of two kids from Kentucky who befriend the titular elephant. Read More »

26 people injured in FREAK rollercoaster crash

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Out of the 33 injured, 27 were transported to the hospital for check-ups, according to a spokesman of the rescue. The injuries were mostly bruises and shock, he added. It is the first rollercoaster in Spain where riders can wear interactive virtual reality glasses. The rollercoaster, the Tren de la Mina or "Mine Train", reaches a height of 17.5 metres (57.5 feet) and travels 450 metres (1,500 feet) through waterfalls at a maximum speed of 55 kilometres (35 miles) per hour, according to the ... Read More »

Lalu attacks Nitish, says those who confused always get betrayed

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Earlier last week, the CBI registered a corruption case against Lalu, his wife Rabri Devi, son Tejaswi; former Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) Managing Director P.K. "Nitish is the leader of Mahagathbandhan , no one else". RJD chief Mr Prasad had announced late last night that under nocircumstance, Deputy Chief Minister Mr Yadav would resign as FIRlodged by CBI against him was not a valid reason for hisresignation. Read More »

Kulbhushan Jadhav's clemency appeal rejected by Pakistan Army's appellate court

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However, Pakistan can not execute Jadhav since a stay has been ordered by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) after India approached the international body for justice. Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, last week, took on Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz for not entertaining the request for a visa to the mother of Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death for alleged espionage. Read More »

IAF keeps four Mi-17s ready for rescue operations in Odisha

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One of the choppers is expected to reach the district on Monday morning from Vizag for air-dropping food packets. The help of the Army, Navy and Air Force helicopters is sought and instructions have been issued to take all immediate steps to ensure relief and rescue and other mitigation measures, he said. Read More »

Indonesia blocks web-based Telegram app

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The ministry said it has asked internet companies in Indonesia , which has the highest Muslim population in the world, to bar access of 11 addresses the web version of the platform is used in. If a social media platform does not comply with the government's rules, the government would initially limit the advertisements that appear on the platform, hurting their business potential in the country. Read More »

Cop among 7 arrested in kashmir for 'links' with Hizbul

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He made a fervent appeal to media "not to carry speculative and factually incorrect stories". "The module was not only luring young boys to terrorism, but also providing all logistic support to other terrorists of the terror outfit". "They were identified as Ansar-ul-lah Tantray son of Mohammad Munawar Tantary resident of Raipora, Palhalan, Abdul Rashid Bhat son of Sona-ul-lah Bhat resident of Minipora, Sopore and Mehraj-ud-din Kak son of Nazir Ahmad Kak resident of Andargami, Pattan", ... Read More »

KCR takes cognizance of drug menace in Telangana

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Post deliberations, the CM gave the "green signal" to crack down and take stringent action on those found guilty to control the situation before it goes out of hand. "Any politician, even if there is a Cabinet Minister involved in this crime, book cases against him". The meeting was held against the backdrop of busting of a high-end narcotics selling racket by the state Excise department. Read More »

Terror in Egypt as six women tourists stabbed at a holiday resort

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He then bought a ticket for 100 Egyptian pounds ($5.60) to enter a beach where he killed the two German tourists and injured two others before jumping over a wall, swimming to the neighbouring beach and carrying out more stabbings. Attacks targeting tourists across Northern Africa in recent years, and the unrest since the country revolution in 2011, have made a significant dent in Egypt's heavily tourist reliant economy. Read More »

Missing Indians are probably in Badush jail in Iraq, says Sushma Swaraj

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The minister told family members of the men, who had been abducted by terror group Islmaic State from Mosul, about information received by Minister of State for External Affairs, V. She also said that she had talked to all foreign ministers of all countries in the region who could help in tracing the abducted Indians. They were then taken to a jail in Badush in West Mosul, where fighting between the ISIS and Iraqi forces is on. Read More »

France urges resumption of Israel-Palestine peace talks

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More than 4,000 were children. Fewer than 100 survived the war. In his remarks, the French president also voiced concern over new Israeli settlement construction. Pro-Palestinian and other activists protested Mr Netanyahu's appearance in Paris, criticising Jewish settlement policy and the blockade of Gaza. Macron's office said he is concerned about Israel's security but also about growing Jewish settlement building , and anxious that Netanyahu is backing away from commitment to a ... Read More »

Woman found dead after Melbourne stag do

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The men pictured were not taken into custody. Victoria Police have released four men last night following the discovery of a body in a Melbourne serviced apartment. It has been reported the men were part of a group in Melbourne for a bucks party. The exact circumstances surrounding her death has yet to be established. Read More »

Iran Sentences Princeton Graduate Student to 10 Years on Spying Charges

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Xiyue Wang , 37, a dual national of China and the United States, was arrested almost one year ago, according to Mizan Online , a news agency operated by the Iranian judiciary. " The Iranian regime continues to detain USA citizens and other foreigners on fabricated national-security related changes", the State Department said in a statement to the Associated Press . Read More »

Pakistan launches offensive against IS near Afghan border

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This is "the most critical area in the [FATA]", said Maj. There has been a significant decrease in the crime rate in Karachi, with a 98 percent overall decrease in the incidents of terrorism, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) DG Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor told journalists on Sunday evening. Read More »