Mattis: 'I think Baghdadi's alive'

He said he also remains anxious by those who manage to escape home, bringing with them specialised skills like bomb-making, that they acquired in Syria and Iraq. " The Failing New York Times foiled US attempt to kill the single most wanted terroris... More..

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Take US, China help in Kashmir, says senior Abdullah
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Take US, China help in Kashmir, says senior Abdullah

See what they have made up of Syria, see the situation of Afghanistan and Iraq. Mufti gave the example of Tibet, where China is desperately trying to establish its full control. There are many bigger issues acr...More..

1st Ford Carrier Commissioning Set for Saturday; Navy Adm. John Richardson Comments
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

1st Ford Carrier Commissioning Set for Saturday; Navy Adm. John Richardson Comments

Ford began in 2009 and was scheduled to be completed in 2015 at a cost of $10.5 billion. "I am incredibly thankful for the shipyard workers and sailors who worked amazingly hard to bring this mighty ship to ...More..

Philippine Lawmakers Vote to Extend Martial Law in Mindanao Region Till Year-End
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Philippine Lawmakers Vote to Extend Martial Law in Mindanao Region Till Year-End

Only 18 members of the House of Representatives and Senate voted against retaining military rule on the troubled southern island, against 261 who gave it their backing today (Saturday, July 22). Duterte sai...More..

U.S. withholds $50 million military reimbursement to Pakistan
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

U.S. withholds $50 million military reimbursement to Pakistan

Such certification is necessary in order to enable Pakistan to receive reimbursement of "Coalition Support Funds" for 2016. "We're not going to discuss White House meetings or direction", said Adam Stump, a...More..

Teens mock, laugh at disabled man as he drowns to death
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Teens mock, laugh at disabled man as he drowns to death

A group of teens in Florida reportedly filmed a disabled man drowning, while laughing and making fun of his struggles, and did nothing to help him. The mother of one of the teens broke down in tears while her...More..

U.S. 'friendly fire' kills over 10 Afghan policemen
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

U.S. 'friendly fire' kills over 10 Afghan policemen

Hayatullah Hayat, governor of Helmand province, said the Taliban had recently taken police posts in the area, which could have added to the confusion that led to the errant strikes . In February, a U.S. ai...More..

Sensex gains over 100 points; Nifty near 9900
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Sensex gains over 100 points; Nifty near 9900

After Tuesday, the market has witnessed a fight between the bulls and the bears, as the market seesawed between gains and losses on the remaining days of the week. "Besides, the company's board announced a shar...More..

by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Three Palestinians killed, others injured in Israeli crackdown at Al-Aqsa Mosque

The security measures were brought in after two Israeli policemen were killed in an attack by three Arab gunmen near the shrine. The clashes on Friday - the day designated for a special Muslim congregational ...More..

Anthony Scaramucci Expected to Be Named White House Communications Director
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Anthony Scaramucci Expected to Be Named White House Communications Director

It is unclear if Spicer will ultimately leave his hard role at the White House on good terms with Trump , but all parties involved appear amicable enough, at least in public. Trump offered Scaramucci the ...More..

Senators Durbin, Graham Try to Jump-start Dream Act
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Senators Durbin, Graham Try to Jump-start Dream Act

Graham was joined by IL senator Dick Durbin, the Democratic cosponsor of the bill who first introduced legislation of the same name 16 years ago. Immigrants qualify if they are longtime residents who came to ...More..

Protesters greet Speaker Ryan in MA
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Protesters greet Speaker Ryan in MA

He spoke favorably about New Balance, which makes products domestically. Ryan said tax reform would also include accelerating business expensing, double the standard deduction for individuals, and retain popu...More..

Upset Man Fired On AT&T Trucks Parked Outside Home
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Upset Man Fired On AT&T Trucks Parked Outside Home

Jove issued several shots into the tires of each of the two maintenance trucks. "It was a bondable offense", Hialeah Police Department spokesman Sgt. A spokesperson for AT&T says the company's grateful no o...More..

Iran Summons Kuwaiti Charges d'Affaires Amid Restrictions on Mission's Staff
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Iran Summons Kuwaiti Charges d'Affaires Amid Restrictions on Mission's Staff

The Iranian diplomats will be granted 45 days to leave Kuwait, according to the report. The envoy was summoned after Kuwait reportedly told the Iranian Embassy to reduce its diplomatic staff in the Persian Gu...More..

Pakistan's head of the Securities and Exchange Commission linked to Sharif arrested
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Pakistan's head of the Securities and Exchange Commission linked to Sharif arrested

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is also chairing an important meeting of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders at Prime Minister House following the conclusion of the hearing and the court's ann...More..

Venezuelan Opposition Presents Plan of Action in Case Maduro Resigns
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Venezuelan Opposition Presents Plan of Action in Case Maduro Resigns

Maduro's socialist supporters want the assembly to grant him more power over the few institutions still outside the control of his ruling party. People pass by a street blocked by security forces during the ...More..

Trans Woman Took Viral Photo With Texas Governor
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Trans Woman Took Viral Photo With Texas Governor

Texas legislators could end up passing bills to reform the state's school finance system and help out retired teachers this special session. 6 is a bathroom bill that would force Texans to use public restroom...More..

US, China disagreed on how to reduce US trade deficit
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

US, China disagreed on how to reduce US trade deficit

On Tuesday, Wang called on the United States to relax export barriers against China and allow the two sides to tap the huge market potential in bilateral trade. But Ross and Mnuchin took a more measured tone in...More..

Turkey claims Daimler, BASF, and other German companies support terror
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Turkey claims Daimler, BASF, and other German companies support terror

And he said that credits from European development banks should be examined. Germany's BGA association of exporters signaled that the threat over business is real, saying that companies had already halt...More..

House Republicans release their 2018 budget blueprint that targets social programs
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

House Republicans release their 2018 budget blueprint that targets social programs

It also instructs the House Ways and Means Committee to begin work on the only project likely to be more complicated than health care reform: rewriting the entire US tax code. The parts of the federal governmen...More..

Israeli forces attack worshipers at al-Aqsa Mosque
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Israeli forces attack worshipers at al-Aqsa Mosque

The three attackers were seriously wounded, one of them was killed in cold blood, and the occupants prevented the doctors from providing assistance. Fresh clashes broke out on Wednesday near the Palestinian ...More..

Cristiano Ronaldo confirms his girlfriend is pregnant with his 4th child
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo confirms his girlfriend is pregnant with his 4th child

The pair are current on holiday in Ibiza. "Big family with love ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤", Ronaldo captioned the Wednesday moment. When Ronaldo announced the birth of his oldest son, Cristiano, in 2010, he kept the identit...More..

Al Aqsa Mosque closure: 50 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli police
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Al Aqsa Mosque closure: 50 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli police

Leaders of the Muslim religious trust that runs the site urged worshippers not to pass through the metal detectors, describing them as a violation of a delicate status quo with Israel and held a prayer service ...More..

Karnataka state to have its own flag?
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Karnataka state to have its own flag?

The Congress government in Karnataka has set up a nine member committee to design a state flag (an identity symbol unique to the state), according to a report in the media. Therefore, if the existing laws may...More..

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert leaves prison
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert leaves prison

Keen investigative work by the Internal Revenue Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the US Attorney's Office eventually discovered Hastert had agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to one indivi...More..

Turkish court detains six rights activists amid crackdown
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Turkish court detains six rights activists amid crackdown

The jailed includes Amnesty International Turkey office head Idil Eser. It is not clear which terror organisation they are accused of helping. On Tuesday, the Istanbul court chose to continue the detent...More..

GOP senators kill ACA repeal; Trump says 'let Obamacare fail'
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

GOP senators kill ACA repeal; Trump says 'let Obamacare fail'

Opposition from three Republican senators left McConnell's alternative plan to move ahead on a straight repeal in doubt. He urged Senate GOP leaders to abandon efforts to repeal Obamacare and take a more ...More..

Governor Rauner to Talk Education Funding in Rockford Monday
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Governor Rauner to Talk Education Funding in Rockford Monday

The Democratic author of Senate Bill 1, State Sen. "Unfortunately, Democrats want to turn this historic opportunity into a bailout for the CPS pension system", Rauner said. Madigan would need just four Republ...More..

Frontier announces 6 new nonstop destinations from CVG
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Frontier announces 6 new nonstop destinations from CVG

The new flight will operate Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, departing Cleveland at 9:45 a.m., arriving in Miami at 12:46 p.m. Frontier Airlines will be adding flights to four cities it now serves New Orleans...More..

Disturbance in the southern Atlantic may become a tropical storm
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Disturbance in the southern Atlantic may become a tropical storm

Details about the current winds and direction will be available after 5 p.m., the hurricane center said. The system is expected to run into less favorable upper-level winds after Wednesday, which could keep i...More..

Delta fires back at Ann Coulter after she rages about seat reassignment
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Delta fires back at Ann Coulter after she rages about seat reassignment

The Atlanta-based airline responded to the controversial media figure, who was traveling on Delta Flight 2852 from NY to West Palm Beach, Florida, by chiding her for what it described as "derogatory and sla...More..

Australian Woman Gunned Down By US Police
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Australian Woman Gunned Down By US Police

Damond, who was in her pajamas, went to the driver's side door to talk to the officer. A Minneapolis police officer shot and killed a 40-year-old woman who was set to be married next month, in an incident t...More..

US North Korea sanctions bill targets Chinese garment firm
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

US North Korea sanctions bill targets Chinese garment firm

The move came as part of the worldwide pressure on Pyongyang to curb its nuclear and missile programs. The Trump administration angered China last month by imposing sanctions on a Chinese bank accused of laun...More..

Jordanian soldier sentenced to life in prison for killing 3 USA servicemen
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Jordanian soldier sentenced to life in prison for killing 3 USA servicemen

The soldier was also demoted from sergeant to second private and removed from military service. Jordan had initially said that the Americans had not followed the correct protocols when entering the base, but ...More..

Venezuela's Opposition Referendum Overwhelmingly Rejects Maduro's Quest to Change Constitution
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Venezuela's Opposition Referendum Overwhelmingly Rejects Maduro's Quest to Change Constitution

Voters strongly opposed President Nicolas Maduro's plan for a new constituent assembly with the power to scrap the National Assembly and rewrite the constitution. Venezuela's opposition called for a massive...More..