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SC allows 13-year-old rape survivor to abort her pregnancy

SC allows 13-year-old rape survivor to abort her pregnancy Such cases come to light so late in Indian girls' pregnancy because they are often unaware of their condition, while parents cannot fathom that children so young could be pregnant. Heavy rainfall in Mumbai last week delayed her test in the hospital. The hospital is yet to receive the official court order. The crime was unearthed when girl's mother had taken her to a local doctor after she complain... [Full Article...]

Rep. Castro Insists on Harvey Aid 'Without Any Games'

Rep. Castro Insists on Harvey Aid 'Without Any Games' President Donald Trump on Wednesday broke with his party and agreed to back a short-term debt ceiling extension and government funding measure as part of the package to approve relief funding for Hurricane Harvey . "Trump said he would be 'very very strong on the debt limit " and insisted on "a very big pound of flesh' before agreeing to any increase". But Trump's agreement with the Democrat... [Full Article...]

Germany, England tighten grip on World Cup berths

Germany, England tighten grip on World Cup berths In his prematch news conference, an angry Low condemned the "deeply despicable" behaviour of some of their fans during Friday's win over the Czech Republic when a minute's silence was interrupted and there were reports of Nazi-era chants being made. [Full Article...]

Now That North Korea Has Nukes, What Will It Do With Them?

Now That North Korea Has Nukes, What Will It Do With Them? The two leaders also agreed to remove the limit on the payload of South Korean missiles . He also questioned the effectiveness of tightening sanctions, as the USA has suggested, saying that they will not change the behavior of North Korea's leadership. [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania joins lawsuit over ending of DACA program

Pennsylvania joins lawsuit over ending of DACA program President Donald Trump's decision to end protections and benefits for young people who were brought into the United States illegally as children face a legal challenge from NY and other states. "We need to have faith, but we also need to make sure that we're inciting action, engendering meaningful change that insures that our elected officials understand that this is a nonpartisan issue". [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman: my karaoke nights with Kim Jong

The United States wants the United Nations Security Council to impose an oil embargo on North Korea, ban the country's exports of textiles and the hiring of North Korean laborers overseas and subject leader Kim Jong Un to an asset freeze and travel ban, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters today. [Full Article...]

Chris Froome confident of victory despite seeing lead slashed by Vincenzo Nibali

Chris Froome confident of victory despite seeing lead slashed by Vincenzo Nibali The 32-year-old Briton takes into the final week a lead of one minute and one second from 2010 victor Vincenzo Nibali in the general classification. "It was a really tough final (climb), especially with the weather conditions". "It's been an incredible year for our team", said Denifl. "I paced myself until today and I went all in". [Full Article...]

Venus, Stephens Set Up Half of Potential All-American Semifinals at US Open

Venus, Stephens Set Up Half of Potential All-American Semifinals at US Open The hilarious incident came after the American booked just her second ever grand semi-final with a 6-3 3-6 7-6 (7/4) win over Anastasija Sevastova on Wednesday. Petra Kvitova and Venus Williams have played each other five times, and on each occasion they have taken each other to a deciding set. Still, this is America's Slam. [Full Article...]

Another reshuffle likely for miffed NDA allies

Another reshuffle likely for miffed NDA allies The NDA government is planning another reshuffle for its allies including AIADMK and Janata Dal (United), reports The Indian Express . A day after the BJP's alliance partner Shiv Sena did not attend the swearing-in of new ministers in the Union cabinet, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has called an urgent meeting of the party leaders today. [Full Article...]

Germany Welcomes Russia's Call for UN Ukraine Peacekeepers

Germany Welcomes Russia's Call for UN Ukraine Peacekeepers Germany welcomed on Wednesday a suggestion by Russian President Vladimir Putin that armed United Nations peacekeepers could be deployed to eastern Ukraine to help protect ceasefire monitors, but said any prospect of lifting sanctions was still a way off. [Full Article...]

Additional sanctions on North Korea would be "useless and ineffective": Putin

Additional sanctions on North Korea would be Bush. No headway could be made without political and diplomatic tools, Putin said. " I am not his bride, nor his groom ", Putin said on Tuesday when asked whether he was disappointed with Trump and his presidency. President Donald Trump and the US top diplomat at the U.N., Nikki Haley, have both repeatedly stated that the time for talking is over . "We estimate this was far bigger than pre... [Full Article...]

Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes

Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said he found Putin's announcement "surprising" but said he was "very glad. the Russian president said today he will continue to negotiate about demands that were rejected in the past by Russia". China and Russian Federation have advocated a " freeze for freeze " plan, where the United States and Seoul stop major military drills in exchange for North Kore... [Full Article...]

U.S. has many options to Annihilate North Korea - Defense Chief Mattis

They welcomed China's support for United Nations sanctions and its efforts to increase pressure on North Korea, but agreed Beijing still holds substantial economic influence which should be used to bring the regime to its senses and restore stability on the Korean peninsula. [Full Article...]

DACA recipients rally as Trump's decision looms

DACA recipients rally as Trump's decision looms Cook's remarks come as he and hundreds of business executives from Google, Facebook , Microsoft , Amazon and many other technology companies are calling upon President Donald Trump to preserve an Obama-era program that allows immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children to live and work without punishment. [Full Article...]

Labour set to oppose Tories' "power grabbing" Brexit bill

Labour set to oppose Tories' Davis is holding firm on not giving into European Union demands over the money, and repeated his line from last week's press conference that officials went through the EU's financial demands "line by line" in order to get the best deal from taxpayers. [Full Article...]

North Dakota visit brings up division over President Trump's tax reform vision

North Dakota visit brings up division over President Trump's tax reform vision CNN reports Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-North Dakota, will become the first Democratic lawmaker to join Trump on the presidential jet when she accompanies Trump on his trip. [A] couple of other places beat out the USA, outside of OECD countries. Trump - who is scheduled to be joined on Wednesday's trip by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council director Gary Cohn - plans to re... [Full Article...]

Governor McMaster Declares State of Emergency

Governor McMaster Declares State of Emergency McMaster said "If we say go, that means it's time to go". Henry McMaster (R) has declared a state of emergency, too. Adjutant General Robert Livingston says National Guardsmen have not yet been activated, but those helping with the recovery from Hurricane Harvey are heading back to SC. [Full Article...]

Australia: Same sex marriage vote could hit a bump. Here's why

Australia: Same sex marriage vote could hit a bump. Here's why Among them are whether the federal government was authorised to direct an additional $122m to fund the survey. Australian votes are generally overseen by Australian Electoral Commission . The payment can be lawfully made where there is an urgent need for spending and the situation was unforeseen. Those challenging the postal vote claim that an amendment to the Marriage Act is not urgent and... [Full Article...]

Dallas votes to immediately remove statue of Robert E. Lee

Lee statue at Lee Park". If passed, the ordinance will not take effect until after the THC votes on the Forrest statue waiver at its October 13 meeting. The city says it is city property and "not actually a war memorial as spelled out in code", Dickler said. The Memphis City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to sponsor an ordinance that allows the statues of Nathan Bedford Forrest in Health S... [Full Article...]

Trump dials British, Australian PMs on North Korean crisis

As relations between Russian Federation and the United States have spiraled into a cycle of diplomatic tit-for-tat, with both countries recently closing embassy properties belonging to one another, there has been speculation that the Kremlin- which USA intelligence officials accuse of meddling in the 2016 presidential election- might be disillusioned with a president who, as a candidate, pledged t... [Full Article...]


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