Worldwide

Nevada senator becomes fifth Republican to oppose healthcare bill

Nevada senator becomes fifth Republican to oppose healthcare bill Once promised as a top-to-bottom revamp of the health bill passed by the House last month, the Senate bill instead maintains its structure, with modest adjustments. The S&P 500 healthcare index dipped 0.3 percent at midday on Friday but was on track for a 3.4 percent gain for the week, its best week since November. [Full Article...]

Swaraj attacked Meira Kumar by posting a video

Swaraj attacked Meira Kumar by posting a video In it, Ms Swaraj is seen questioning Ms Kumar's neutrality. Not only video but Ms Swaraj also attached a press clipping from little-known daily Pioneer which said Swaraj was interrupted by the Speaker for at least 60 times during the next 2 minutes of Swaraj's speech. [Full Article...]

Presidential elections: AIADMK Panneerselvam faction extends support to Ram Nath Kovind

Panneerselvan said his party is supporting Kovind, a Dalit, so that a member of the oppressed group gets an "opportunity" to be elected to the highest office in the country. Meanwhile, the supporters of the AIADMK (Amma) deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran met at his residence on Thursday morning to decide on the next course of faction. [Full Article...]

Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill

President Trump has urged lawmakers to pass the overhaul, which features billions of dollars in cuts to Medicaid , the health care program for the poor, disabled and nursing home residents, and dramatic tax cuts for wealthy Americans. "Lower premiums and I will happily be part of it", Cruz said. U.S. President Donald Trump has again branded Democrats as "obstructionists" for not working with ... [Full Article...]

Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir Khanyar is adjacent to the Jamia Masjid where he was killed. The Hindu reported that Friday prayers, the last Friday of Ramzan, won't be allowed in the Jamia mosque. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi termed the lynching incident "horrific" and said it marked a new low in the state. Former CM Omar Abdullah and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi also condemned the lynching . [Full Article...]

Erendira Wallenda plans helicopter stunt over Niagara Falls

Erendira Wallenda plans helicopter stunt over Niagara Falls She was in the air performing stunts for several minutes. The 36-year-old mother of three hung from a hoop that was suspended from a helicopter 300ft above the water. In 2012, the Niagara Parks Commission approved the achievement of Nik Wallenda . A further ten thousand people gathered on the United States and Canadian sides for Nik Wallendina's televised high-wire walk over Niagara Falls . [Full Article...]

Naidu seeks inclusion of 'Emergency' chapter in schools

Naidu seeks inclusion of 'Emergency' chapter in schools In January 2010, even the Gujarat High Court had observed that while a majority of the population who speak Hindi may have accepted it as a national language, but officially its not. Political parties like the DMK, JD (S) have vehemently opposed the centre's attempts to introduce Hindi in various forms. While Naidu seems to be a great proponent of the country learning Hindi, he has several fac... [Full Article...]

JK: Pak violates ceasefire again in Naushera, Army retaliates

JK: Pak violates ceasefire again in Naushera, Army retaliates The footage examined so far may include video of Pakistani training camps as well, NDTV's sources have said. "Arms, ammunition and other warlike stores including a special dagger and a headband with a camera, knife, one AK rifle, 3 magazines, 2 grenades besides dresses and bags were recovered", Indian army claimed. [Full Article...]

NKorean taekwondo team in SKorea for 1st time in 10 years

NKorean taekwondo team in SKorea for 1st time in 10 years South Korean President Moon Jae oversaw the launch 200 kilometers (124 miles) southwest of Seoul , reports Anadolu News. Two U.S. officials who spoke to Fox on the condition of anonymity said the engine test took place in Yunsong, North Korea, where other tests had taken place. [Full Article...]

SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation We strongly urge the Chinese government to reveal the current whereabouts of the group of five North Koreans, and abide by China's global obligations under the Refugee Convention to protect refugees and under no circumstances force them back to a place where they could face persecution. [Full Article...]

Trump attacks obstruction of justice probe by former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Mueller

Late on Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein - who is overseeing the Russian Federation investigation - issued a statement saying the Justice Department does not confirm or deny the kind of allegations in news reports about the probe, and encouraging the public to be skeptical of them. [Full Article...]

China, Pakistan Investigating Whether Slain Pair Were Illegally Preaching

China, Pakistan Investigating Whether Slain Pair Were Illegally Preaching On Monday, Pakistani interior minister Nisar Ali Khan chaired a high-level meeting in the wake of the "unfortunate" incident and directed authorities to review the process of issuance of visas to Chinese nationals, according to an official statement. [Full Article...]

Canada denies it wants G20 to drop mention of Paris climate pact

The president's decision to pull the USA out of the world's first comprehensive agreement on tackling climate change and seek renegotiated terms "fair" to America drew widespread worldwide condemnation earlier this month. "The United States will continue to engage with key worldwide partners in a manner that is consistent with our domestic priorities, preserving both a strong economy and a hea... [Full Article...]

South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North

South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North The North has been stepping up its missile development in recent years. North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests since 2006, including two previous year. "But there is one thing I would like to stress: Korea should now play a larger and more leading role in this process". However, experts say Pyongyang could still be years away from have a reliable ICBM capability. [Full Article...]

Eid-el-Fitr: Sultan declares end to Ramadan, Sunday Day

The Shawwal moon sighting across India will begin today after Maghreb prayer The Muslim community of India is most likely to celebrate Eid Al Fitr 2017 on Monday, June 26. According to Islam, the Quran was sent down to the lowest heaven during this month, thus being prepared for gradual revelation by Jibreel to the Islamic Prophet, Muhammad. [Full Article...]

Mosul Celebrates First Eid Without Islamic State In Years

The army's 9th Armored Division freed the southern part of al-Shifaa neighborhood, the last battleground with IS militants outside the old city center, Rasoul said. Soldiers gave them food and water. AFP reporters in the Faruq neighbourhood of the Old City Sunday saw ancient buildings, some of them from the 11th century, reduced to dust. [Full Article...]

North Korea Releases US Citizen Otto Warmbier After 17 Months of Imprisonment

North Korea Releases US Citizen Otto Warmbier After 17 Months of Imprisonment The State Department is continuing to discuss three other detained Americans with North Korea , US secretary of state Rex Tillerson said. Tillerson indicated on Tuesday that Washington is looking for new ways to increase pressure on Pyongyang, telling senators that the White House is considering whether to impose "secondary sanctions " on third countries that do business with North Kore... [Full Article...]

Backed Syrian forces close in on Raqqa from south

Backed Syrian forces close in on Raqqa from south The US-led worldwide coalition later confirmed the incident in a statement , saying the armed drone was downed "after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces" that "were manning an established combat outpost to the northeast of At Tanf where they are training and advising partner ground forces in the fight against ISIS ". [Full Article...]

Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel

Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel The findings are at the heart of an investigation into contacts that members of Mr Trump's campaign team may have had with Russian officials during the campaign and the transition. He told the House committee, which is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the election, that the notices did not get the attention he would have liked, blaming the emergence of a 2005 videotape - in which Trump br... [Full Article...]

Freed US Student Was "Brutalized" by North Korea

Freed US Student Was The 22-year-old University of Virginia student returned to his OH home in a coma earlier this week after spending 17 months in the North on charges of stealing a political propaganda poster. "We pray for him and we pray for his family", said Thomas Shannon, a high-ranking State Department official". North Korea later said it had released him "on humanitarian grounds ", state media repor... [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398  Next »