Omar calls for fresh polls in J&K as BJP hints at surprise

BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav had cited rising violence and discrimination against the innocent civilians belonging to Jammu as reasons to end the alliance. The central government is in favour of having a "political" person as the next governor ... More..

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Labor stresses need for UN rights council
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Labor stresses need for UN rights council

But since Trump came into office, his administration has threatened to withdraw if it did not reform: "If the Human Rights Council is going to be an organization we entrust to protect and promote human righ...More..

Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud

Sara Netanyahu , the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , was formally charged Thursday with fraud and breach of public trust in a long-running corruption case involving the use of outside caterers in t...More..

People treated after 'explosion' at Tube station in London
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

People treated after 'explosion' at Tube station in London

British police said on Tuesday a "small number of people" were receiving medical treatment after what they described as a minor explosion likely caused by a battery malfunction at an underground station in nort...More..

Woman injures 2 in southern France with box cutter
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Woman injures 2 in southern France with box cutter

Two people were hurt in a town in southern France on Sunday when a woman shouting " Allahu akbar " (God is greatest) attacked them in a supermarket with a boxcutter knife, prosecutors said. The 24-year-old at...More..

Kamala Harris, other Democratic lawmakers call on Kirstjen Nielsen to resign
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Kamala Harris, other Democratic lawmakers call on Kirstjen Nielsen to resign

Border crossings briefly dropped after Trump took office in January 2017, but have since risen to levels seen during the administration of his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama. He insisted again that his fa...More..

Trump justifies separation of children from migrant parents
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Trump justifies separation of children from migrant parents

It's unclear if Nielsen heard the recording , which consists mostly of the sounds of weeping children calling for their mothers and fathers. Then, as Trump accused the "fake news" media of helping smuggler...More..

Almost 2000 children separated from adults at border
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Almost 2000 children separated from adults at border

A bipartisan group of former USA attorneys is added its collective voice to the calls to end the family separations caused by the administration's "zero-tolerance" policy. Despite the support from a right-win...More..

Migrant boat turned away by Italy arrives in Spain
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Migrant boat turned away by Italy arrives in Spain

He also hailed France's offer to accept Aquarius migrants who meet the criteria for asylum. "I think I'm going to take my destiny in Spain and I'm going to feel like myself here", he said . The Aquarius...More..

Kim Jong Un visits China to discuss next steps on nukes
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Kim Jong Un visits China to discuss next steps on nukes

His latest meeting with Xi will likely be framed as an opportunity for the North Korean leader to brief his Chinese counterpart on the results of the U.S. "This shows that China is moving toward a healthier and...More..

Renewed U.S.-China trade spat boosts safety demand for yen
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Renewed U.S.-China trade spat boosts safety demand for yen

If the U.S. goes ahead with the new $200 billion tariffs, they are more likely to be directly felt by individuals than the previous round. The tariffs were quickly matched by China on US exports, a move tha...More..

At least 3 dead in Japanese quake
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

At least 3 dead in Japanese quake

The Meteorological Agency warned, however, that aftershocks could be felt over the next two to three days. As well as killing at least three people and injuring hundreds, a powerful natural disaster in the Os...More..

3 confirmed dead in powerful Osaka quake
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

3 confirmed dead in powerful Osaka quake

Japanese disaster authorities say at least three people have been found dead and 41 others have been injured by an quake in western Japan. There were no immediate reports of major damage and no tsunami warnin...More..

5 dead after car being chased by Border Patrol crashes in Texas
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

5 dead after car being chased by Border Patrol crashes in Texas

Four victims were pronounced dead on the scene and a fifth was pronounced dead after being airlifted to a hospital in San Antonio , Boyd said. That agent stopped one vehicle and radioed a description of the ot...More..

Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

A former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump, Paul Manafort , was sent to jail on Friday after a court appearance in connection with the Russian Federation probe. Trump's attorney, told CNN on Sunda...More..

Rudy Giuliani Says President Trump Could Use Pardon Power After Russia Probe
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Rudy Giuliani Says President Trump Could Use Pardon Power After Russia Probe

Giuliani pushed back Sunday on the notion that in discussing his pardon power, the president had been suggesting doing anything untoward. The five who have pleaded guilty include Michael T. "I couldn't and I do...More..

US military targets senior militant in Afghanistan
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

US military targets senior militant in Afghanistan

Fazlullah's group - Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Urdu - was behind the massacre of more than 150 people at a Peshawar school in December 2014, and nine dead in another attack in the same city last Dece...More..

A Heat Advisory is in effect for Father's Day
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

A Heat Advisory is in effect for Father's Day

The criteria for an alert is a heat index of 95, and forecasts say the index, calculated using temperature and dew point, could be higher than 95 Sunday and especially on Monday . SUNDAY: Mostly sunny, wi...More..

Possible Tornado Collapses Multiple Buildings, Overturns Cars in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Possible Tornado Collapses Multiple Buildings, Overturns Cars in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Newswatch 16 got a tour inside Wilkes-Barre Township Commons, a shopping area that's been shredded by 130-mile hour winds. In the morning light Thursday, the scene along Mundy Street resembled a war zone , w...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation director showed no political bias in Clinton email saga
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation director showed no political bias in Clinton email saga

A highly anticipated US Department of Justice report accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of being " insubordinate " but not biased, US media report. He now represents Trump in Special Counsel Robert Muell...More..

Hillary Clinton masterfully mocks James Comey over his misuse of private email
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Hillary Clinton masterfully mocks James Comey over his misuse of private email

The report says Comey was insubordinate and departed from established protocol numerous times. Strzok's and Page's names first made headlines past year, when it emerged that they exchanged several text...More..

Here’re the countries celebrating Eid-al-Fitr on Friday
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Here’re the countries celebrating Eid-al-Fitr on Friday

Meanwhile private sector workers have been given leave for the first two days of Eid Al Fitr - meaning they will return to work on Sunday. This means Eid-ul-Fitr would be celebrated on Friday. The month las...More..

US says NKorea talks moving quickly, Trump to leave early
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

US says NKorea talks moving quickly, Trump to leave early

A good starting point would be North Korea's agreement to dismantle some nuclear infrastructure within the next six months and declare full accounting of all nuclear materials within a few months, said Michae...More..

Initiative to break California into 3 states to go on November ballot
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Initiative to break California into 3 states to go on November ballot

The Constitution grants general state-creation powers to Congress in Article IV, Section 3, under the Admissions Clause , which says that "New States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union; but ...More..

China reaffirmed commitment to N Korea sanctions - Pompeo
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

China reaffirmed commitment to N Korea sanctions - Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that there will be no sanctions relief for North Korea until it has denuclearised in a way that is "complete, verifiable and irreversible". Trump's administr...More..

Comey broke Federal Bureau of Investigation procedure in Clinton email probe, says inspector general
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Comey broke Federal Bureau of Investigation procedure in Clinton email probe, says inspector general

The report also notes that then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch repeatedly raised concerns about leaks from NY. But examining the actions the Federal Bureau of Investigation took, the inspector general conc...More..

Donald Trump returning North Korean general's salute draws criticism
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Donald Trump returning North Korean general's salute draws criticism

They may also discuss efforts to recover the remains of soldiers missing and presumed dead from the 1950-53 Korean War. While acknowledging it was a "natural" decision to suspend joint exercises as a security...More..

Putin criticizes United States withdrawal from Iranian nuclear deal
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Putin criticizes United States withdrawal from Iranian nuclear deal

Mr Putin spoke during a meeting ahead of a summit in Beijing featuring their two countries and six Asian states. Russian Federation was pushed out of the then G8 due to its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea fo...More..

$0 Salaries Didn't Hurt Ivanka, Kushner in 2017
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

$0 Salaries Didn't Hurt Ivanka, Kushner in 2017

Ms Trump reportedly earned $3.9m from a stake in Trump International Hotel and more than $5m from her personal brand. Trump recently scored a batch of trademarks in China as her father continues trade tal...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump White House sows confusion on South Korean 'war games' pledge

The summit outcome stands in contrast to the war of words between the two men in the past, which included tough rhetoric from Trump warning the North Korean leader he would face "fire and fury". "We will be st...More..

White House blasts Trudeau over G7 statements
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

White House blasts Trudeau over G7 statements

Asked whether allies had any reason to worry about Trump's commitment to any deal he reaches with North Korea following his abrupt withdrawal from the G7 communique, one U.S. He also said he would not be endors...More..

Ex-Trump staffer Manafort hit with obstruction of justice in Russian Federation probe
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Ex-Trump staffer Manafort hit with obstruction of justice in Russian Federation probe

The office of Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted Russians before in its Russia investigation, but so far none of them have been extradited to face the charges inside the United ...More..

Trump arrives in Singapore for historic summit with Kim Jong Un
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Trump arrives in Singapore for historic summit with Kim Jong Un

North Korea had also threatened to strike Guam, an American territory in the Pacific Ocean. USA and North Korean officials are set to meet Monday morning in Singapore to make final preparations for Tuesday...More..

Justin Trudeau: We won't be pushed around by Trump
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Justin Trudeau: We won't be pushed around by Trump

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will impose retaliatory measures to answer President Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum: "Canadians: we're polite, we're reasonable, but we also will no...More..

US Soldier Killed, 4 Wounded in Attack in Somalia
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

US Soldier Killed, 4 Wounded in Attack in Somalia

The statement does not identify the attackers but says a larger force of Somalian and Kenyan troops were in an operation against al-Shabab. The U.S. The Pentagon didn't identify the US commando who was kill...More..

Probe on sound attacks on U.S. diplomats drew blank: China
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Probe on sound attacks on U.S. diplomats drew blank: China

It also advised any United States citizen, or their family members, who experience "any unusual, unexplained physical symptoms or events, auditory or sensory phenomena, or other health concerns" to contact th...More..

India, China strike deals on Brahmaputra river, rice as relations thaw
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

India, China strike deals on Brahmaputra river, rice as relations thaw

The summit in this Chinese port city is taking place under the shadow of Washington's pull out from the Iran nuclear deal, its sanction regime against Russian Federation and frictions with China over the trad...More..

Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs

In an extraordinary set of tweets aboard Air Force One, on its way to Singapore for next week's summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un , Trump lashed out just as Canada released the G-7's official communique. W...More..

Wreckage of missing FlySax aircraft located in Njambini
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Wreckage of missing FlySax aircraft located in Njambini

A Kenyan official says the search for a small plane that went missing on Tuesday with 10 people on board has been suspended until the morning. Two female pilots are among those missing after their plane is...More..

Kim Jong-un personally indicated he's prepared to denuclearize: Pompeo
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Kim Jong-un personally indicated he's prepared to denuclearize: Pompeo

Any deal reached as a result of the meeting between Trump and the North Korean leader Kim would be brought before the Congress for its stamp of approval so that it can not be reversed by any future administra...More..

China lodges stern representations with USA over Tiananmen comments
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

China lodges stern representations with USA over Tiananmen comments

Mr Pompeo quoted the dissident Liu Xiaobo, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who died of cancer while in custody past year, as saying: " The ghosts of June 4th have not yet been laid to rest ". China's door to talks...More..

Trump forced Kim to beg on hands and knees for summit: Giuliani
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Trump forced Kim to beg on hands and knees for summit: Giuliani

A spokesman for Manafort says his client and his lawyers are reviewing the filing. "He's obviously not going to give up any of his pardon powers , or any future president's pardon powers, but under these cir...More..

Entire Hawaii neighborhood vanishes as lava gushes in
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Entire Hawaii neighborhood vanishes as lava gushes in

County Managing Director Wil Okabe said his own vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots was also threatened. Authorities began evacuating the greater Kapoho area last week and ushered most of the last remaining re...More..

On migrants & Moscow, Italy’s new foreign policy makes waves
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

On migrants & Moscow, Italy’s new foreign policy makes waves

The UK is, Prime Minister May said, leaving the European Union but it is not leaving Europe, and having good relations with the European Union and member states was of great importance. "We will work to realise...More..

Israel's diplomacy with Iran sinks to ‘Mean Girls’ GIFs on Twitter
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Israel's diplomacy with Iran sinks to ‘Mean Girls’ GIFs on Twitter

It was also uncertain whether the opening of the centrifuge plant would have any significant impact on Iran's nuclear program, which continues to be closely monitored by the International Atomic Energy Agency. ...More..

Lava Destroys
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Lava Destroys "Hundreds" More Homes In Hawaii

The lava flow, which has destroyed homes in the community of Kapoho and filled in an ocean bay known for snorkeling and tidal pools, is coming from a nearby fissure, which has spouted a fountain of lava that ha...More..

China issues statement on Sino-US trade talks
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

China issues statement on Sino-US trade talks

China says any trade and business deals will be void if the United States goes ahead with its threats of sanctions. "The attitude of the Chinese side remains consistent". China has also threatened to hit back...More..

Syrian FM says U.S. troops must leave country
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Syrian FM says U.S. troops must leave country

Before leaving Israel for Russia , Liberman said Israel was committed to "preventing Iran and its offshoots from establishing themselves in Syria". The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a wa...More..

Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption kills 25, injures hundreds
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption kills 25, injures hundreds

Photos taken near Volcan de Fuego show the volcano spewing black smoke and ash into the sky. A man cleans ashes from the Volcan de Fuego off his auto in Antigua Guatemala , Sacatepequez department, southwest...More..

Canadian PM Trudeau Gets Tough on Trump Tariffs: 'Totally Unacceptable'
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Canadian PM Trudeau Gets Tough on Trump Tariffs: 'Totally Unacceptable'

The 25 percent tariff on steel imports to the United States and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports went into effect on June 1, ending a two-month exemption and setting the stage for criticism from Fran...More..