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Notes? Congress Alleges 'Biggest Scam Of Century'

Notes? Congress Alleges 'Biggest Scam Of Century' This led to frayed tempers and repeated adjournments of the house, without any business being conducted. The RBI prints two types of currency notes. In a separate reply, Meghwal said that National Crime Records Bureau data indicates that the incidents of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) have been reported in some parts of the country. [Full Article...]

Iranian drone buzzes F/A-18 Super Hornet during carrier landing

Iranian drone buzzes F/A-18 Super Hornet during carrier landing At the time, the U.S. Navy jet was in a holding pattern waiting to land several thousand feet off the Nimitz . The US side used an emergency radio frequency to warn the operators of the drone, which was not armed, to withdraw the vehicle. [Full Article...]

President Trump getting briefed on opioid crisis

President Trump getting briefed on opioid crisis But as the Trump administration funded state programs to combat the opioid crisis, the President pressured Republican lawmakers to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, a move that would have dramatically cut funding for addiction treatment - a key pressure point for Republican Sens. [Full Article...]

United States says aircraft to help Philippines fight pro-IS militants

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . While the previous administration considered limiting arms sales and other support to the Philippines in response to human rights concerns, the Trump administration has taken a different approach, separating the two issues. [Full Article...]

USDA Changes 'Climate Change' to 'Weather Extremes'

USDA Changes 'Climate Change' to 'Weather Extremes' Clovis, a radio host and Air Force veteran, has been openly - and "extremely" - skeptical of the science behind the climate change theory. Another employee, in response to the proposed word changes, said they'd "prefer to keep the language as is", noting the importance of "maintaining the 'scientific integrity of the work.'" But the employee did also note that the documents in discussion were m... [Full Article...]

The US military will now bring down private drones

The US military will now bring down private drones As reported by Military Times , the policy was first sent out in July, and though the exact contents are classified, it contains details on how to engage with drones when they are approaching or enter a military no-fly zone. Drones may also be tracked or seized for investigative purposes. Drone operators violating those rules are subject to criminal or civil charges. The Department of Defense... [Full Article...]

Flash flooding in Delaware Valley, possible tornado in Maryland

Flash flooding in Delaware Valley, possible tornado in Maryland Surveillance cameras also captured large debris landing in the parking lot and onto the hood of a white truck. Police say no injuries have been reported so far. The storm hit around 1:40 p.m., leaving a heavy concentration of damage near Salisbury University and along South Salisbury Boulevard, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). [Full Article...]

Trump Calls for International Toughness, Decisiveness on North Korea

Trump Calls for International Toughness, Decisiveness on North Korea Haley said on NBC News. "Now we have gone directly after their hard currency". According to a new CBS News poll only a third of those surveyed having confidence in Trump's ability to handle the situation with North Korea. -China trade relations, strengthening enforcement, and cracking down on currency manipulation in a letter he sent to President Trump last November. "All of the balls lie in K... [Full Article...]

Beijing sets terms for talks on sea feud code

Beijing sets terms for talks on sea feud code The US, Australia and Japan oppose Beijing building giant artificial islands that could be used as military bases, fearing it will eventually establish de facto control over the waters. The case, brought against China by the Philippines , seemed like a turning point in China's disputes with a host of regional players, including Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan and Vietnam. [Full Article...]

Arkansas prison back to normal operations after guards taken hostage

Arkansas prison back to normal operations after guards taken hostage On July 22, officers fired warning shots after two inmates made their way out of their single-man cells in the prison's isolation recreation area. "One inmate, who was not involved in the initial disturbance but did sustain injuries, is being transported to an area hospital in stable condition", a corrections department statement said Monday night. [Full Article...]

North Korea threatens peace — ASEAN

North Korea threatens peace — ASEAN Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) acting Spokesperson Robespierre Bolivar said the framework COC is expected to be adopted at the ASEAN China Ministerial Meeting slated here on August 6. The foreign ministers of North and South Korea spoke in a rare but brief exchange between the two countries. North Korea's Ri Yong-ho told his Kang Kyung-wha in a meeting on Sunday that Seoul's pr... [Full Article...]

Leaked report reveals evidence of climate change impact 'abounds' in the US

So far "climate change is a hoax invented by the Chinese" isn't the official policy of the USA government, but many worry that in addition to implementing policies that undo America's progress on global warming, the Trump administration will take steps to prevent others from accessing facts about the problem. [Full Article...]

Adele treats Grenfell Tower kids to free Despicable Me screening

Adele treats Grenfell Tower kids to free Despicable Me screening Adele had recently cancelled her Wembley, London shows after she had damaged her vocal cords. Just hours after the fatal fire in June, the British-native was spotted comforting victims at a local vigil . I've been down to Grenfell Tower . A lot of the stories aren't mine to tell especially on a stage like this. Shortly after the fire broke out, she visited the site, and later met with the ... [Full Article...]

Issues before ASEAN ministers meeting in Manila

Issues before ASEAN ministers meeting in Manila Its sweeping claims overlap with Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei - all members of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations ( ASEAN ) bloc - as well as Taiwan. He said the framework is an outline and countries can put in more substantive aspects of the code when the negotiations start. Beijing looks forward to the operationalization of the joint statement on the observan... [Full Article...]

What are you hiding? Rajnath questions Rahul Gandhi for neglecting security

What are you hiding? Rajnath questions Rahul Gandhi for neglecting security Further, Rahul "came out of the security cordon of SPG commandos many times", the home minister said. "He should have followed security protocols", Rajnath Singh said in Lok Sabha today. Rajnath Singh also said that adequate security arrangements were made for Rahul Gandhi's Gujarat visit. Rajnath said that Rahul had refused to take a bullet-proof auto that the state police had kept ready for ... [Full Article...]

New Orleans' drainage system overwhelmed by heavy rainfall

New Orleans' drainage system overwhelmed by heavy rainfall The Sewerage and Water Board said it's common for some pumps to be down for maintenance throughout the year. Still, City Council President Jason Williams believes the system is woefully inadequate. they could have gotten out and moved their auto onto the sidewalk and saved their vehicle", he said. "It's pretty incredible that it can do one inch of rain in the first hour and a half an inch an hou... [Full Article...]

After Helicopter Crash, Israeli Army Denies Rumors IDF Chief Killed

After Helicopter Crash, Israeli Army Denies Rumors IDF Chief Killed According to a senior Air Force officer, the "thorough, microscopic, and intensive" investigation which was carried out by the IAF along with the Boeing as well as the U.S. All Apache aircraft are now grounded until further notice. Released for publication: The Israeli officer who was killed has been identified as Major David "Dudi" Golan according to the IDF spokesperson on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Political unity must for defending Article 35A: Zaffar Shah

The Supreme Court is presently hearing a petition filed by a RSS-backed think-tank "Jammu Kashmir Study Centre" that challenges Article 35-A of the Indian Constitution. Abdullah called the Centre's position a BJP-RSS conspiracy to erode the state's special status for demographic change. "In my view, in real, practical terms, it is left only for PDP to defend the Article". [Full Article...]

Mumbai BEST strike create chaos; Not so happy Raksha Bandhan for commuters

Mumbai BEST strike create chaos; Not so happy Raksha Bandhan for commuters The electricity arm of BEST used to cross-subsidise the indulgences of the transport division but the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) stepped in and put paid to it. He added that while the BJP was fighting for real development, for the Sena, it was all about "its own development". Around 36,000 BEST employees from nine unions stayed off duty, stranding almost 30 lakh resid... [Full Article...]

'Even enemies not this barbaric': Arun Jaitley on RSS worker murder

'Even enemies not this barbaric': Arun Jaitley on RSS worker murder The daily maintains that the RSS and BJP , with the help of national media, is spreading canards against the Left rule in Kerala. BJP councillors - whose houses were allegedly damaged by CPM workers - explained the perils they faced at a get-together organized near Attukal temple. [Full Article...]


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