Nitish Blames Puja Organizers in Amritsar for Train Tragedy

Most of the casualties in a train disaster that killed dozens of people in northern India were migrant workers, a former state government official said Saturday. Punjab's Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said he was rushing to Amritsar to supervi... More..

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Remains Of Fetuses And Infants Removed From Second Detroit Funeral Home
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Remains Of Fetuses And Infants Removed From Second Detroit Funeral Home

A funeral home in Detroit has been shut down after police on Friday discovered remains of numerous fetuses that had been improperly stored, according to officials. Attorneys for the parent said there could be...More..

Trump decision on postal treaty welcomed by United States retailers and manufacturers
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Trump decision on postal treaty welcomed by United States retailers and manufacturers

Under the current UPU system, a one-pound package shipped by a US business costs between $10 to $13. Chinese companies take advantage of the lower rate to ship packages into the US for cheap, allowing for as mu...More..

Cannabis retailers warn of supply shortage
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Cannabis retailers warn of supply shortage

Canadian politicians who pushed for legalization said the move will stop underage users, and reduce drug-related crime. "They can't come in the store, but they can see the line, see this important moment in...More..

UK PM reassures business leaders over Brexit
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

UK PM reassures business leaders over Brexit

Speaking on BBC Radio 4's World at One, Mr Collins said: "We were told after the 2016 referendum, during the 2017 general election and afterwards by the Government that we would take control of our waters jus...More..

Cherokee Official Says Trump-Warren DNA Debate Not Helping Tribe
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Cherokee Official Says Trump-Warren DNA Debate Not Helping Tribe

Warren (D-Mass.) released a campaign video featuring a genealogy expert explaining that she has an estimated one Native ancestor. In the early hours of Tuesday morning, President Trump renewed his attacks...More..

Trump threatens to send troops to border to stop migrant caravan
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Trump threatens to send troops to border to stop migrant caravan

Two Central American migrants wait for the train siting on the railway tracks in the Guadalajara Metropolitan area, Mexico on August 10, 2018. Lieutenant Colonel Jamie Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said that...More..

Trump says he wants Turkey's Khashoggi recording 'if it exists'
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Trump says he wants Turkey's Khashoggi recording 'if it exists'

But Pompeo declared he did not want "to talk about any of the facts", while President Donald Trump said innocence must be presumed, drawing a parallel with his US Supreme Court judge nominee who faced sexual ...More..

Texas woman caught on video abandoning toddler at stranger's front door
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Texas woman caught on video abandoning toddler at stranger's front door

Scott Spencer says the two-year-old boy's mother had asked a friend to drop off the child with the boy's father in Spring because the mother was in the hospital. She also left two bags behind. A second shor...More..

by | Friday, October 19, 2018

"He's My Kind Of Guy": Trump Praises Congressman Who Assaulted Reporter

Gianforte was captured on an audio recording physically assaulting Ben Jacobs , a reporter for the Guardian newspaper. Gianforte won by a six-point margin in 2017, but still faces re-election this year. ...More..

Russian Orthodox Church breaks with Constantinople in row over Ukraine
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Russian Orthodox Church breaks with Constantinople in row over Ukraine

Many Ukrainians accuse the Russian Church of siding with Russia-backed separatists in the east. Moscow has expressed concern over the past months that a decision to grant Ukrainian Orthodox Church indepen...More..

Top US commander in Afghanistan target of attack
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Top US commander in Afghanistan target of attack

Dastageri said provincial intelligence chief Abdul Mohmin also died inside the governor's sprawling residence where the attack occurred. He said the governor, Zalmay Wesa, was wounded and taken to the hospita...More..

Critics Unload on 'Tacky' and 'Trashy' Painting of Trump With Other Republican
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Critics Unload on 'Tacky' and 'Trashy' Painting of Trump With Other Republican

Bush and even Abraham Lincoln . The work is Andy Thomas' The Republican Cluband it was, according to the artist himself, given to Trump by California Republican Rep. In 2008, Thomas painted a similar gro...More..

Warren's DNA test renews scrutiny of long history claiming Native-American heritage
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Warren's DNA test renews scrutiny of long history claiming Native-American heritage

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass., pictured above right) owes an apology "to the American people and all Native Americans " after the results she released from her DNA test indicate she has anywhere from one-64...More..

Death toll in Crimea attack reaches 18
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Death toll in Crimea attack reaches 18

Gavrilov said he looked out and saw a young man with a rifle firing at people. Vladislav Roslyakov, the college's student, was identified as the perpetrator of the shooting attack. "Started running and thro...More..

Turkey has audio of writer’s killing — Newspaper
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Turkey has audio of writer’s killing — Newspaper

Turkish officials say they fear Khashoggi was killed at the consulate last week. Jamal Khashoggi , a contributing writer to the Washington Post who was highly critical of the Saudi government , was expect...More..

American pastor Andrew Brunson released by Turkish court
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

American pastor Andrew Brunson released by Turkish court

Prosecutors had sought a 35-year sentence. Brunson's wife, Norine, looked on from the visitors' area. Previously arrested for links with FETO, Brunson is brought to the courthouse and arrested again on ch...More..

Turkey Will Investigate Saudi Consulate After Man Disappears
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Turkey Will Investigate Saudi Consulate After Man Disappears

He had been living in the United States since previous year, in self-imposed exile, in part due to the rise of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , who has shown little tolerance for criticism. While it ...More..

Louth hit with Orange weather WARNING
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Louth hit with Orange weather WARNING

The Met Office has issued yellow warnings for torrential rains and winds to hit Northern Ireland, western parts of Scotland, Wales and northern parts of England as Storm Callum strikes this weekend. Watch out...More..

Moving Hurricane Michael menaces Florida Panhandle
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Moving Hurricane Michael menaces Florida Panhandle

A hurricane warning covered the Alabama-Florida border east to the Suwannee River. "Residents and businesses in coastal Alabama must be vigilant and closely monitor the storm's path and be prepared for a majo...More..

Kim Jong Un 'wants Pope Francis to visit North Korea'
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Kim Jong Un 'wants Pope Francis to visit North Korea'

Wang's remarks made clear that China is most concerned about USA moves to improve ties with Taiwan . "I will surely tell you in private about our conversation". "But it is wholly in keeping with North Korea'...More..

Trump's United Nations envoy Nikki Haley quits, denies 2020 ambitions
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Trump's United Nations envoy Nikki Haley quits, denies 2020 ambitions

How good would Ivanka be?" Haley said her resignation was simply about needing a break after six years as SC governor and two at the United Nations , and Trump said Haley had even previewed a desire to lea...More..

Turkish officials say Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi murdered in Saudi consulate
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Turkish officials say Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi murdered in Saudi consulate

The Washington Post contributor , 59, vanished after an appointment with Saudi officials on Tuesday. But Turkish police said they believe he was killed by a team of assassins who were sent to Istanbul and ...More..

Manhunt underway after West Bank shooting
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Manhunt underway after West Bank shooting

Barkan industrial park is next to the settlement of Barkan, established in the early 1980s, where almost 5,000 Palestinians are reportedly employed in Israeli-owned businesses. Gaza's Hamas rulers and other mi...More..

GOP poised to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

GOP poised to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

That would let Kavanaugh win by the same two-vote margin he'd have received had both senators voted. Vice President Mike Pence planned to be available Saturday in case his tie-breaking vote was needed, whic...More..

Former President George W. Bush Lobbied to Help Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Former President George W. Bush Lobbied to Help Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation

He's declined to say that he wouldn't vote to overturn Roe v. Wade , instead calling it "settled law", and a year ago he ruled that a teenage immigrant in federal custody shouldn't be allowed to terminate her ...More..

Trump apologizes to Kavanaugh for sexual misconduct allegations during confirmation
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Trump apologizes to Kavanaugh for sexual misconduct allegations during confirmation

And pundits presumed POTUS meant to take a victory lap after his nominee got the Senate's stamp of approval by a slim 50-48 margin following a very divisive confirmation battle, in which Kavanaugh faced multi...More..

Erdogan on Saudi journalist missing in Turkey: 'I am chasing' investigation
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Erdogan on Saudi journalist missing in Turkey: 'I am chasing' investigation

The official did not provide details on how the body had been taken away or whether it had been found. In an article published by Al-Jazeera this week, journalist and analyst Bill Law described Khashoggi as "...More..

Democratic Sen. Chris Coons says it's 'premature' to consider impeaching Kavanaugh
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Democratic Sen. Chris Coons says it's 'premature' to consider impeaching Kavanaugh

She acknowledged the anguish of the protesters who interrupted the historic Senate vote, telling reporters afterward that "I was closing my eyes and praying". "That's why I told everyone to tune in at 3 p.m". ...More..

Elections: PDP Announces Atiku Abubakar As Presidential Candidate
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Elections: PDP Announces Atiku Abubakar As Presidential Candidate

Officials said at least 4,000 delegates from the 36 states and the capital Abuja were expected to vote at the PDP primaries in the oil hub of Port Harcourt, in the heartland of the Niger delta, in an event du...More..

Mike Pompeo has 'productive conversation' with Kim Jong Un in North Korea
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Mike Pompeo has 'productive conversation' with Kim Jong Un in North Korea

Kim said the bilateral dialogue would continue to develop "based on the deep confidence between the two leaders", and expressed gratitude to Trump for making a honest effort to implement the agreement made at t...More..

Interpol chief Meng Hongwei under investigation, China says
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Interpol chief Meng Hongwei under investigation, China says

China's National Supervision Commission, which handles corruption cases involving public servants, said Mr Meng was under investigation in a statement on its website . "This damages the image of the Chinese...More..

Senator Collins backs Kavanaugh, paving way for confirmation
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Senator Collins backs Kavanaugh, paving way for confirmation

Of the four politicians who had not revealed their decisions until Friday - all moderates - Republican senators Susan Collins and Jeff Flake voted yes, as did Democrat Joe Manchin . While she was among a h...More..

Sotomayor on the Supreme Court: ‘We have to rise above partisanship’
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Sotomayor on the Supreme Court: ‘We have to rise above partisanship’

Brett Kavanaugh has heard the complaints about his poor judicial temperament and on Thursday, the judge who last week said sexual assault allegations against him were a conspiracy launched by Donald Trump's ...More..

Trump celebrates Kavanaugh victory at Kansas political rally
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Trump celebrates Kavanaugh victory at Kansas political rally

Republican Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, a fellow moderate and a friend of Collins, became the only Republican to say she opposed Kavanaugh . Some protesters rushed past barriers in front of the U.S. Murkows...More..

Officer Who Shot Laquan McDonald Charged With Second Degree Murder
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Officer Who Shot Laquan McDonald Charged With Second Degree Murder

Van Dyke said that McDonald had kept walking towards him with a knife during his testimony Tuesday. The deadly encounter unfolded when officers came upon McDonald, who had a knife, and called for an officer...More..

Protesters Pound on Doors of Supreme Court: ‘Kavanaugh Has Got to Go’
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Protesters Pound on Doors of Supreme Court: ‘Kavanaugh Has Got to Go’

The office of Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley went on the offensive by releasing statements this week meant to discredit Ford. Deborah Ramirez, who has accused Kavanaugh of thrusting his...More..

India signs a $5 billion deal to buy Russian S-400s
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

India signs a $5 billion deal to buy Russian S-400s

In theory, such a transaction will expose Indian entities and officials to USA sanctions under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act. In talks with USA officials, India has stressed its nee...More..

PM Modi welcomes Vladimir Putin with warm hug, dinner; official summit today
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

PM Modi welcomes Vladimir Putin with warm hug, dinner; official summit today

The agreements to be signed are likely to boost cooperation in keys sectors such as defence, space, trade, energy and tourism, among others. Last month Washington slapped financial sanctions on the Chinese ...More..

United Nations urges India not to deport seven Rohingya
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

United Nations urges India not to deport seven Rohingya

The confirmation of the Myanmarese citizenship of the illegal immigrants came after the government of the neighbouring country verified their addresses in Rakhine State and all of them were given travel documen...More..

McConnell claims Democrats are aiming ‘mud and muck’ at Trump nomination Kavanaugh
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

McConnell claims Democrats are aiming ‘mud and muck’ at Trump nomination Kavanaugh

Collins, a Republican from ME, similarly condemned Trump's comments, telling CNN's Manu Raju they "were just plain wrong". Kennedy said it would be "silly" to threaten to withhold his vote over the report bei...More..

Brexit Talks: May defends Brexit plan, hits back at critics
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Brexit Talks: May defends Brexit plan, hits back at critics

Mrs May said she was "cross" with her former foreign secretary, accusing him of being ready to "tear up" her guarantee to the people of Northern Ireland that there would be no customs border down the Irish Se...More..

I Told Saudi King He Wouldn't Last Without US Support
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

I Told Saudi King He Wouldn't Last Without US Support

Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in NY last month, Trump accused OPEC members of "ripping off the rest of the world". Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud welcomes US President Don...More..

Former classmate says Trump court nominee lied about his drinking
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Former classmate says Trump court nominee lied about his drinking

The President has one clear goal at the moment, and that is to make an alleged rapist the Supreme Court judge! It marked an aggressive change of tactics after Trump had opted to show restraint towards Chri...More..

by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

President Trump held rally in MS on October 2, 2018

Downstairs. I don't know. Trump's attack on Ford comes only days after he praised Ford. " It's a very scary time for young men in America when you can be guilty of something that you may not be guilty of . "A...More..

Trump Administration Halts Visas for Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Trump Administration Halts Visas for Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats

That allowed them to attain visas and accompany their diplomat partners as household members, a status that was not extended to heterosexual couples. The same was not true of same-sex couples, for whom a domest...More..

Senators Stick to Partisan Lines Over Kavanaugh Nomination
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Senators Stick to Partisan Lines Over Kavanaugh Nomination

Judge has been interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation but his interview has not been completed". The FBI is investigating claims made by Christine Blasey Ford that the Supreme Court nominee se...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh got into a college bar fight after seeing UB40

As a 20-year-old Yale undergraduate, Kavanaugh and a pal, future National Basketball Association player Chris Dudley , were in the middle of a drunken altercation that left a bloody gash in a victim's ear - an...More..

Indonesia quake and tsunami survivors hopeful aid will arrive soon
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Indonesia quake and tsunami survivors hopeful aid will arrive soon

BNPB spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told reporters during a press briefing on Sunday that authorities had found 66 of the foreigners and declared them safe . A process of liquefaction , where hard sand an...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation interviews Boulder woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Julia Swetnick says she went to house parties attended by Mr Kavanaugh in the early 1980s, where she said he and his friends tried to "spike" girls' drinks. After embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavana...More..