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Pakistan Says It Welcomes US Medition In Easing Tension With India


Meanwhile, Pakistan has lodged a protest with Afghanistan over killing of the 52-year-old officer. Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif today said his country will welcome the US' mediation in easing tensions with India but is opposed to President Donald Trump's proposal to give a bigger role to New Delhi in war-torn Afghanistan. Read More »

Election 2017: What's on the November ballot


John Conklin, spokesman for the state Board of Elections, says an effort will be made to remind voters, including arrows on the ballots, or signs at the polling place. Howell said 1,748 walk-in advance ballots - above average for a municipal/school board primary election - had been cast in Tuesday's general election. Read More »

Trump Grumpy Over the United States' "Massive Trade Deficit" with Japan


President Trump backed up his strong words about North Korea by sending a budget request to Capitol Hill on Monday for $4 billion to support "additional efforts to detect, defeat, and defend against any North Korean use of ballistic missiles against the United States, its deployed forces, allies, or partners". Read More »

Florida school bans fraternities and sororities after student's death


FSU President John Thrasher announced the suspension on Monday, according to the university's Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life . 20-year-old Andrew Coffey, a pi Kappa Phi pledge, died Friday at an off-campus residence hall. They can attend leadership classes, judicial and conduct hearings, and risk management education workshops offered by the university. They will be allowed to remain as residents in their fraternity or sorority house and will have meal service. Read More »

Donald Trump Takes Swipe at "Dictator" Kim Jong-un in Japan Visit


Pentagon official Rear Admiral Michael J Dumont of the Joint Staff revealed that a ground invasion would be the only way to secure the peninsular, sparking concern from Congressmen from both sides of the aisle. "It is our intent to have a full public accounting of the potential cost of war, so the American people understand the commitment we would be making as a nation if we were to pursue military action", it continued. Read More »

Severe thunderstorms batter parts of IN, cause damage


A tornado with 80 miles per hour winds - at least an EF-0 - touched down west of Salem. Damage can be seen Monday along Main Street. There have been no reported injuries. A suspected tornado touched down in Mercer County and ripped the roof off businesses and restaurants in the city of Celina. The Weather Service is planning on investigating the left over rubble in this area to determine if the damage was created by tornadoes or straight line winds. Read More »

Fears for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe after Boris Johnson remark


At this hearing she was accused of engaging in " propaganda against the regime ". He said: "Nazanin was on holiday in Iran with Gabriella when she was abducted". He has previously criticised the UK government of doing too little to help the dual UK-Iranian national. The Iranian judiciary's High Council for Human Rights said Johnson's comments proved Zaghari-Ratcliffe "had visited the country for anything but a holiday". Read More »

US, Turkey resume limited mutual visa services

With some exceptions, the move had effectively blocked Turkish citizens from travel to the USA and vice versa, on an indefinite basis. Last month, USA missions suspended all non-immigrant visa services after Turkey's arrest of a United States consulate employee. Read More »

Manafort, Gates remain under house arrest


Manafort and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates surrendered Monday to Justice Department authorities following a 12-count indictment that includes charges of conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money and unregistered agent of a foreign principal. Read More »

Tropical Depression 19 forms in Atlantic


However, by late week, the colder waters in the North Atlantic will keep it from intensifying. Strong winds will precede the low during Wednesday with gale force gusts of up to 50 miles per hour predicted to batter exposed coastal areas in the north. Read More »

Woman Who Made Crude Gesture to President Trump's Motorcade Is Fired


Although Briskman's face can't be seen in the photo, several of her friends suspected she was the mystery cyclist and tagged her in the photo on Facebook . The moment was captured by a White House photographer, who was travelling along with the president when he was returning from his golf course in Sterling, Virginia. Read More »

Dead, 140 Wounded in ISIS Attack in Syria's Deir Ezzor


The explosion rocked the Tujar or Merchants Street between the Conoco gas field and the Jafra energy plants in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour. Head of Syrian Human Rights Observatory says the civilians had fled to eastern parts of the country due to fighting. Read More »

Zimbabwe´s Robert Mugabe sacks vice president seen as likely successor

Mr Mnangagwa had been vice president since 2014 when his predecessor, Joice Mujuru, was sacked for allegedly plotting to oust Mr Mugabe. "It has to be one who is acceptable and with unquestionable loyalty to the party and its principal the President Cde R.G Mugabe and more importantly one without ambitions to work against the President". Read More »

Amitabh to Manyata Dutt among 714 Indians named in Paradise Papers


According to the Papers, Bermuda firm Appleby and Singapore-based Asiaciti helped the wealthy and powerful stash money overseas and evade taxes. India is at number 19 in this list. In another document, IE found that when Veerappa Moily was Union minister in the UPA government, his son Harsha Moily floated a firm which received investments from offshore firm Unitus Group. Read More »

Ben Affleck: Justice League has Zack Snyder's DNA in it


Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. Hopefully, " Justice League " will follow the latter trend rather than that of the former. But due to a personal tragedy, Snyder was forced to step away from the post-production process of Justice League , leaving fellow superhero filmmaking stalwart, Joss Whedon, to both finish the film and to helm enough reshoots that it gained Whedon a co-writing credit on ... Read More »

US First Lady visits Tokyo school


In his first stop of an extended trip in Asia , Trump stood with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a news conference and suggested the United States will arm Japan , much as the United States has done with allies in the Middle East like Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Trump Is Leaving Japan Empty-Handed on Trade


Abe, at the start of a working lunch with Trump, offered his "heart-felt condolences" for the victims of a gunman who massacred at least 26 worshippers at a church in Texas. The U.S. president is on the second day of a 12-day Asian trip that is focusing on trade and North Korea's nuclear missile programmes. The North's nuclear programme is "a threat to the civilised world and worldwide peace and stability", Trump told reporters on the second day of a trip to Asia dominated by the crisis. Read More »

Rand Paul was tackled from behind by neighbor while mowing lawn


Rene Boucher, 59, a Bowling Green doctor, was arrested Friday and charged with fourth-degree assault after an incident at Paul's home in the gated Rivergreen community just east of Bowling Green. An arrest warrant for Boucher was issued through the Warren County Attorney's office. At the time the report was made Paul was being seen by a physician and the extent of any rib injury was unclear, the complaint says. Read More »

Queen's private estate revealed to have invested in BrightHouse through offshore portfolio


A spokeswoman for the Duchy of Lancaster said: "All of our investments are fully audited and legitimate". " Investors commit to a fund for a given period and are not party to its ongoing investment decisions ", he said. A letter in 2007 informed stakeholders of new investments, including one in a vehicle to 'acquire a portfolio of two retailers in the United Kingdom.' One turned out to be BrightHouse, a chain of rent-for-hire stores. Read More »

Netanyahu to Islamic Jihad on returning terrorists' bodies: No free gifts

The bodies confirmed the total number that Palestinians had reported were killed after Israel blew up a tunnel stretching from Gaza into Israeli territory Monday. In addition, Hamas is believed to be holding three Israeli civilians who scaled a border fence and entered Gaza. "The bodies of the five martyrs will not remain for long in Israel's hands". Read More »

Thanks, but no thanks: Malcolm Turnbull spurns Jacinda Ardern's refugee offer


The government is reluctant to resettle refugees in New Zealand because it believes that will encourage asylum seekers to again attempt to reach Australia by boat. Earlier today, a government backbencher broke ranks and said Australia should consider accepting NZ help. Ms Ardern insisted the offer remained "firmly on the table" but said she understood Mr Turnbull's reasoning. Read More »

Bigg Boss 11 : Dhinchak Pooja Eliminated from Salman Khan Reality Show


But I have been part of situations I would not normally come across and hence, have learnt a lot. The housemates also teased her by linking her to Luv Tyagi. Last night, we saw Shilpa Shinde torturing Vikas Gupta to such extent that he tried to escape the jail and requested Bigg Boss that he wishes to quit as he can not take it anymore. Read More »

Hishammuddin: Armed forces to help fix homes damaged by floods in Penang


Mah said Gerakan is going all out to help flood victims in Penang. Among the items given out to the flood victims were mattresses, water pumps, blankets, baby diapers, mineral water and canned food. More than 62 evacuation centers have opened, Penang northeast district police chief Anuar Omar told Anadolu Agency by telephone. Salbiah, 56, from Kampung Manggis, was among the 450 flood victims who received various aid from Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi who came ... Read More »

German alleges he was roughed up at railway station in India


The railway employee alleged that when he greeted Erik by saying "welcome to India", the German hit him, though Erik alleged he was beaten up by Aman. Senior Superintendent of Police Amit Pathak said that information centres were being planned at the monuments where tourists will get help from Tourism Police. Read More »