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British leader May to trigger European Union divorce process by end of March

Prime Minister Theresa May plans to begin Britain's withdrawal process from the European Union, known as Brexit, by March. "We are going to be a fully independent, sovereign country - a country that is no longer part of a political union with su...

India captures Pakistani boat on Gujarat coast: Indian media

Last Thursday, the Indian Army announced it had struck terror launch pads along the Line of Control in J&K, ten days after a terror strike on an Army camp in Uri. Gujarat's coastal defense arrested Eight Pakistanis sailors along with the boat. A pr...

Pakistan to Inform UNSC over India's 'Surgical Strikes'

India was evacuating thousands of people living near the border with Pakistan on Friday, a day after carrying out "strikes" along the de-facto frontier in disputed Kashmir, escalating tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours. Declaring that "blo...

Zika caused only mild illness in US kids

But an infection during pregnancy can lead to devastating birth defects, including a condition called microcephaly in which the head and brain do not develop fully. One patient is from Palm Beach County, and officials are investigating where he or sh...

Prince William and Princess Kate Enjoy a Date Night in Canada

Many school children had been given the day off to meet the couple. The family arrived at Victoria Airport where Prince George was greeted by the Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau . The Duke and Duchess are leaving the Yukon, after visiting ...

Tenn. school counselor foils school shooting

During the conversation in her office, he said, Hudgens tried to discreetly text security to let them know about the situation, but she couldn't get a clear signal from inside her office. Hudgens has worked at Sycamore Middle School since 1999. The...

Hearing set for teen held in South Carolina school shooting

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley released a statement shortly after the shooting. WSPA reports that one student was shot in the leg, another in the foot and the teacher was wounded in the shoulder. A volunteer firefighter tackled the teen su...

Philippine's Duterte cites Hitler, wants to kill millions of addicts

President Rodrigo Duterte issued his latest threat against drug dealers and users early Friday on arrival in southern Davao city after visiting Vietnam, where he discussed his anti-drug campaign with Vietnamese leaders among other concerns.

Mother killed in train crash had recently moved from Brazil

De Kroon, a native of Brazil, was the lone fatality in the crash , officials said at a 2 p.m. press conference on the waterfront attended by Gov. Chris Christie and Mayor Dawn Zimmer. This eyewitness, Rick Ciapta was on his work break at approximate...

Senior lawyer in wide British child sex inquiry resigns

Raymond Stevenson, from the Shirley Oaks Survivors Association, told the Press Association survivors needed to be "convinced this is not just a circus" following Mr Emmerson's resignation. The national child abuse inquiry has suffered a fresh setback...

Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions Hitler

He told scheduling foreign policy doesn't depend on United States, but he taken step towards ties with China. Duterte has said he wanted the USA military forces out of Mindanao and blamed America for inflaming local Muslim insurgencies there.

Surgical strike aftermath: Indian Army, IAF, BSF on high alert in Punjab

The leave of all officials in the border belt, including police, has been cancelled. In Punjab, evacuation process was started in six districts - Ferozepur, Fazilka, Amritsar, Tarn Taran, Gurdaspur and Pathankot that fall close to the border , a...

Ohio's minimum wage going up a nickel in 2017

The government passed legislation in 2014 to tie minimum wage increases to Ontario's consumer price index. Even though next year's bump will be small, it is better than this year, when the minimum wage remained the same as it was in 2015.

Russia says it would support 48-hour truce in Syria's Aleppo

Instead, Kerry and President Obama - desperate to avoid anything that might demand deeper USA involvement in Syria before they leave office - blame Congress, claiming it would never OK the use of force. With each day bringing more horror for Aleppo...

21 killed in Afghanistan drone attack

Afghan and USA forces have been fighting IS militants in the district for several months. Brigadier General Charles Cleveland, spokesman for the United States military command in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, confirmed U.S. Six IS fighters were also...

US to Send More Troops to Iraq to Help With Mosul

In Washington , a USA official confirmed the United States was "prepared to provide additional U.S. military personnel to train and advise the Iraqis as the planning for the Mosul campaign intensifies". The statement said the number of trainers an...

UN ready to implement climate deal in Morocco

Prime Minister Modi's decision to ratify the Paris climate deal on October 2 was a "well considered and pre-planned decision", Union Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Anil Dave told The Hindu . The long-term aim of the Paris c...

'Revoking MFN Status To Pakistan Not To Impact India's Trade'

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif Tuesday claimed that India was not serious to resolve "historical disputes" like the Kashmir issue and accused its spy agency of "exploiting" the security situation on the border with Afghanistan. She had sai...

Rapid Fire Spreading In Santa Cruz Mountains

The fire started Monday Sept. 26, 2016, and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes. Cal Fire said crews are responding to a brush fire in the area of Loma Prieta Road and Loma Chiquita Road in the Santa Cruz Mountains on Monday. In an inte...

Pakistan a terrorist state which commits war crimes: India at UNGA

Tensions between the two nuclear powers have intensified since Indian security forces killed a popular Kashmir rebel commander on July 8. "But India has posed unacceptable preconditions to engage in a dialogue". Ban Ki-moon in his opening statement m...

Street clashes, election protests in Congo kill at least 44

Kabila took power in 2001 when his father was assassinated, but must by law step down in December. Kabila is barred by constitutional term limits from running again and his opponents say the election delay is a maneuver to keep him in power.

Patriots go from Brady to back up to Brissett, keep winning

The Houston Texans won't dwell on their 27-0 loss to the New England Patriots. Brissett completed 11-of-19 passes for 103 yards passing and ran for a total of 48 yards on eight carries. "Can I get him the football?'" Osweiler said. Houston, who a...

Pakistan terror network clearly gets the highest priority, says BJP

He also said peace between both countries can not be achieved without Kashmir dispute resolution. Burhan Wani was a self-declared commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen, this organisation is widely acknowledged internationally as a terrorist group, ” Akb...

Diane James replaces Nigel Farage as leader of Britain's UKIP

In his final speech as Ukip leader, Farage said he had given the party "absolutely all of me" and revealed his plans to tour Europe to foster Brexit-style "independence movements". "The threats to the referendum outcome are increasing by the day", sh...

Jeremy Corbyn promises to 'wipe the slate clean'

The bookmakers have the left-winger favourite, he has attracted the most nominations from local Labour parties and the latest YouGov poll for The Times , of more than 1,200 people between 25 and 29 August, put Corbyn 24 points ahead of Smith (62% ...

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Team Israel suffers first loss in World Baseball Classic

Israel is now 1-1 in the second round of the 16-team quadrennial tournament and 4-1 overall. Gregorius got his final RBI on a sacrifice fly in the eighth. He has been used at DH fo...

Turkey-Netherlands row shows no sign of ebbing

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the decision, saying the ban was reminiscent of Nazism and pledged to retaliate. "I understand they are angry, but this is of...

Chinese president to meet with Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to host his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping at his Florida Mar-a-Lago resort next month. However, a senior administration officia...

BJP scores massive victory in Uttar Pradesh; leaders thank PM Modi

It seems the voters turn on the Congress in places where Rahul spearheads the party's poll campaign. Many in the party feel the leadership is in a flux amid continued uncertainty o...

Akhilesh Yadav submits his resignation to UP Governor Ram Naik

While most Samajwadi Party leaders were having a bad day in the office, there was one man who stood tall. After months of power-struggle on January 1 with help of his uncle Prof Ra...

Another legal challenge to revised Trump travel ban

A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order halting Trump's initial travel ban order after Washington state and Minnesota sued. The reason for his hesitatio...

Donald Tusk re-elected as European Council head

Donald Tusk has done a good job. The 27 remaining European Union states are now preparing a joint declaration to mark later this month the 60th anniversary of a founding trea...

Trump taps Bush administration lawyer and Cruz friend as Solicitor General

Francisco now serves as the administration's acting solicitor general , the National Law Journal reports. Francisco is but one of many Jones Day partners to make his way in...

Turkey, Russia, and U.S. draw chart to oust IS out of Syria

Therefore, the US-led coalition stationed forces in Manbij to send a message to all forces to keep their focus on ISIS. Photos of McGurk's visit to Kobani surfaced on social media ...

Poachers Killed A Rhino At A Paris Zoo And Stole Its Horn

But the poachers appear to have been disturbed as his second - partially sawn - horn was left behind. Poachers broke into a French zoo and murdered a beloved white rhinoceros, ch...

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Gayatri Prajapati rape case: Woman's lawyer says witnesses being threatened

Gayatri Prajapati rape case: Woman's lawyer says witnesses being threatened

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has written to Akhilesh Yadav asking why the chief minister has retained rape-accused minister Gayatri Prajapati in his cabinet. Raids have been con...

Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said today he would speak with German Chancellor Angela Merkel by telephone amid a row over rallies cancelled in Germany ahead of a vote ne...

Headstones found toppled at another Jewish cemetery

Headstones found toppled at another Jewish cemetery

Hikind said he has spoken with the New York Police Department on scene, but officials with the cemetery said that there was no vandalism, and that perhaps the damage was caused by ...

Oil Price Climbs As OPEC Members Stick To Production Cut

Oil Price Climbs As OPEC Members Stick To Production Cut

However, government efforts to appease the militants seem to be working, and earlier this week, an official from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said that the country...

Trump to host Germany's Merkel at the White House

For her part, Merkel announced that the German contribution to the economic development of Tunisia will be increased by 15.8 million USA dollars. Germany is interested in creati...