• Iran extends warm felicitations to Imran Khan on victory
Iran extends warm felicitations to Imran Khan on victory

We understand the domestic politics there, but we are confident that Khan will deal with an open mind when it comes to India , officials also say. Though their deployment was also meant to prevent allegations of vote-rigging, which Imran Khan and his supporters used to cast a shadow over the legitimacy of Sharif's government, the defeated part...

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  • Man Who Lost Wife, Great-Grandchildren In Carr Fire Recalls Their Final Words
Man Who Lost Wife, Great-Grandchildren In Carr Fire Recalls Their Final Words

He said he was told that the sheriff's office picked them up and rescued them. Firefighters in Shasta County, in northern California, where the Carr Fire began on July 23, warned on Twitter that "erratic winds and hot, dry conditions on the #CarrFire resulted in greater growth and increased fire behavior last night".

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  • Bear Stuck In Storm Drain Freed After Manhole Cover Is Lifted
Bear Stuck In Storm Drain Freed After Manhole Cover Is Lifted

Colorado Parks and Wildlife believes the bear has since headed into the gulch along Cherry Creek and since it hasn't display any threatening behavior, there's no need to respond. "By hazing this bear with non-lethal rubber slugs, @COParksWildlife gave this bear an extra lease on life". "Why did this bear pick this storm drain in this neighborhood...

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  • Hun Sen coasts to win after opposition silenced
Hun Sen coasts to win after opposition silenced

When the CNRP called for a voting boycott, the government retaliated with heavy-handed threats against abstainers. At the last two elections it was near average in turnout, but this year had the lowest rate, at just 73.5%, according to NEC figures from Sunday afternoon.

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  • MH370 investigators 'unable to confirm' cause of disappearance
MH370 investigators 'unable to confirm' cause of disappearance

The families said the report pointed to mistakes by the Malaysian air traffic control (ATC) centre. It said without the benefit of the examination of the aircraft wreckage and recorded flight data information, "the investigation was unable to identify any plausible aircraft or systems failure mode that would lead to the observed systems deactivat...

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  • Rajya Sabha adjourned again amid uproar over publication of Assam NRC
Rajya Sabha adjourned again amid uproar over publication of Assam NRC

There were a total of 3.29 crore applicants. The exercise was carried out in a transparent, fair, objective manner, he stated. No genuine Indian citizen should panic or worry. Vulnerable areas have been identified by superintendents of police in their respective districts and the situation is closely monitored to prevent any untoward incident, ...

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  • Mattis dismisses report United States plans to strike Iran as 'fiction'
Mattis dismisses report United States plans to strike Iran as 'fiction'

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis testifies before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the "Defense Department budget posture in review of the Defense Authorization Request for FY2019 and the Future Years Defense Program" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 26, 2018.

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  • USA battles to contain deadly California wildfires
USA battles to contain deadly California wildfires

The victims identified by relatives on Facebook and in news media reports were James Roberts, 5, his sister Emily, 4, and their great grandmother, Melody Bledsoe, 70. With the deaths of Bledsoe and the two young children, the number of people killed in the Carr Fire climbed to five. Residents in neighboring Benmore Valley were also told to leav...

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  • Rudy Giuliani accuses Michael Cohen of tampering with Trump recording
Rudy Giuliani accuses Michael Cohen of tampering with Trump recording

Previously Trump has denied knowing in advance that the Trump Tower meeting was going to take place, and he has denied that there was any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. Trump also lashed out at Mueller in reaction to the news that Mueller has been reviewing Trump's Twitter feed as part of the investigation into obstruction...

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  • Ecuador denies Assange ordered out
Ecuador denies Assange ordered out

Accusing the incumbent Ecuadorian president of " reducing [Assange] to a hacker who snooped in private emails ", Correa pointed out that Moreno can not grasp the complexity of Assange's role in exposing human rights abuses by the USA government, or the harsh punishment the 47-year-old will face if extradited to the US.

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  • Judge indicates reluctance to issue gag order for Avenatti
Judge indicates reluctance to issue gag order for Avenatti

The judge then had a lecture for Blakely, suggesting that Cohen's lawyer really didn't appreciate the significance of what he was asking, and added that Blakely should not have chided Avenatti by saying that the lawyer for Daniels was like a "small-town carnival magician" who attempts to confuse people by "pulling the First Amendment out of his tin...

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  • Saudi-led coalition launches air strikes on Yemen's main port city
Saudi-led coalition launches air strikes on Yemen's main port city

Brent crude futures rose 59 cents to $74.52 a barrel by 1008 GMT, falling from a 10-day high in earlier trading. The Houthi movement has in the past threatened and attacked vessels carrying Saudi oil because of the active role the country is playing in Yemen's ongoing civil war.

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  • U.S. economy records fastest growth since 2014
U.S. economy records fastest growth since 2014

President Trump Friday hailed a new report on the strong growth of the USA economy, calling it proof that he has forged a "turnaround of historic proportions". Weak home construction and increased imports, which subtract from economic growth, took it down a notch. He said the decline in the trade deficit was one of the "biggest wins" in the B...

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  • Trump tweets that he’s willing to shut down the government over immigration
Trump tweets that he’s willing to shut down the government over immigration

A recent House bill would devote $5 billion to a southern border wall, but its passage in the Senate , where it would need the support of Democrats to reach the required 60-vote threshold, remains a longshot. Mexico has refused. Separately Sunday, Trump tweeted that there are "consequences when people cross our Border illegally" and claimed that...

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  • Fox News Confronts Rudy Giuliani Over Michael Cohen 'Liar' Flip-Flop
Fox News Confronts Rudy Giuliani Over Michael Cohen 'Liar' Flip-Flop

He's under investigation by the FBI and the US attorney's office in NY. Not only does Cohen reportedly say that Trump knew in advance of the meeting, but former campaign aide Sam Nunberg told CNN that Trump knew of the meeting "a week before".

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  • Cruise Ship Employee Kills Polar Bear Following Attack
Cruise Ship Employee Kills Polar Bear Following Attack

The attack occurred on the northernmost island of the Svalbard archipelago, which is between mainland Norway and the North Pole. All cruise ships sailing in the region were obliged to have polar bear guards aboard, Etminan said. "Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has been traveling to these destinations for many years with an experienced crew", the stateme...

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  • Mugabe: 'I can't vote for Zanu-PF' in Zimbabwe election
Mugabe: 'I can't vote for Zanu-PF' in Zimbabwe election

In a surprise move, Mr Mugabe has said he hopes his former allies in the military government will lose the election. "I will make my choice among the other 22 (candidates) but it is a long list", he added at a press conference in Harare . Elections during Mugabe's authoritarian rule were often marred by fraud and violence, and this year's campaign...

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  • Trump again threatens govt 'shutdown' over border wall funds
Trump again threatens govt 'shutdown' over border wall funds

Trump has previously made such threats, once saying he'd "love" to see a government shutdown if Congress didn't agree to changes in US immigration laws . "Good riddance to Paul Ryan, and I wish Mitch McConnell would take a clue and go out to pasture as well", Malkin said. There was a brief government shutdown in January after Senate Democra...

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  • British Jewish Newspapers Unite To Warn Of 'Existential' Corbyn Threat
British Jewish Newspapers Unite To Warn Of 'Existential' Corbyn Threat

Last week's stubborn refusal to adopt the full International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's definition of anti-Semitism, provoking Labour MP Dame Margaret Hodge to call her leader an anti-Semite to his face, was the most sinister yet. Corbyn has previously apologised for what he called "pockets" of anti-Semitism in the party and promised to sta...

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  • Manhunt underway in New Orleans triple homicide
Manhunt underway in New Orleans triple homicide

Firing indiscriminately into a crowd, shooting 10 people, killing three - that's personal. "This is an extremely tragic incident", he told reporters . Police were called to reports of shots being fired at 9pm (local time). "It was very intentional but we don't know right now that its gang related".

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