U.S. to suspend nonimmigrant visa operations in Russian Federation

Andrei Klimov, the head of the Federation Council's committee on state sovereignty, told the Interfax news agency on Monday that, "If there are going to be infringements on the rights of our citizens, it is crucial to take reciprocal measures against... More..

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Chicago stab victim had methamphetamine in his system when he died
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Chicago stab victim had methamphetamine in his system when he died

Warren came around at 4.30am (9.30am GMT) in the morning after the 26-year-old hairstylist had fallen asleep. Judge Adam Bourgeois Jr. denied defense attorneys' requests to set a bond for Lathem and Warren. L...More..

United States beat Europe to retain Solheim Cup
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

United States beat Europe to retain Solheim Cup

Belief was not stronger than math, though, and the 15th edition of the biennial matches finished as many thought it would, with the US winning for the second time in a row. "I still left a couple out there I'd ...More..

Big Ben falls silent for four-year-long repairs
by | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Big Ben falls silent for four-year-long repairs

Big Ben has rung every quarter hour, nearly without interruption, for 157 years. Parliament bowed to pressure last week when it announced it would review the plans, which will silence the bell for the longes...More..

Indian and Chinese troops clash in Ladakh on Independence Day
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Indian and Chinese troops clash in Ladakh on Independence Day

The scuffle took place Tuesday morning when Chinese patrolling soldiers were confronted by an Indian patrol, comprising of the Army and the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) troopers, in the Finger-4 area of Pa...More..

Man reportedly kills little sister and two young cousins
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Man reportedly kills little sister and two young cousins

The Decree sisters were visiting relatives at the time of the incident. "Criminologists are attempting to build up a rationale for this situation", a police representative said. Police announced Williams had ...More..

Will it be cloudy or clear on eclipse day?
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Will it be cloudy or clear on eclipse day?

For those traveling to watch the total eclipse every cloud matters. Madras, the premier viewing spot in OR according to solar experts, is expected to have clear skies and a high of 88. Inside the path of tota...More..

Iraq launches operation to take back IS-held town near Mosul
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Iraq launches operation to take back IS-held town near Mosul

Gen. Yahya Rasool, a spokesman for the Iraqi military, told reporters Thursday, according to NY times. The ERD was one of several government security forces backed by a USA -led coalition that drove IS out of...More..

Marist Poll: Three Key States 'Embarrassed,' Turn on Trump
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Marist Poll: Three Key States 'Embarrassed,' Turn on Trump

In the 2016 presidential election, the three states gave the Republican nominee his margin of victory by providing him with 46 electoral votes to become the president despite losing the popular vote to Democrat...More..

Utkal Kalinga Express derailment: Locals distribute breakfast to stranded people
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Utkal Kalinga Express derailment: Locals distribute breakfast to stranded people

Saturday as a Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express train was crossing at 65 mph near the Muzaffarnagar district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, about 80 miles north of India's capital New Delhi , officials sa...More..

Bomb planted by IS kills 3 Lebanese soldiers
by | Monday, August 21, 2017

Bomb planted by IS kills 3 Lebanese soldiers

The agreement saw around 8,000 refugees and jihadists transported to a jihadist-held area of northwestern Syria in return for the release of five captured Hizbollah fighters. The source added that the Islami...More..

Trump defends 'beautiful' Civil War statues
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Trump defends 'beautiful' Civil War statues

He employed a reductio ad absurdam, asking whether statues of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson would be the next to come under fire. We honor people like Thomas Jefferson because of the great things the...More..

Tulsa SPCA, area shelters to host Clear The Shelters events Saturday
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Tulsa SPCA, area shelters to host Clear The Shelters events Saturday

Last year , as the event was extended over a month, more than 45,000 pets were adopted from 680 shelters, 13 of which were emptied. The event begins at 9 a.m.at the shelter, 2510 Clay Bank Road. On Saturday a...More..

20 killed, 50 injured after passenger train derails in India
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

20 killed, 50 injured after passenger train derails in India

Less than a year ago, 146 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh after 14 carriages of a passenger train came off the tracks and in January, almost 40 people died when eight coaches and the engine of a passenger t...More..

Pelosi Backs Resolution to Censure Trump for Charlottesville Comments
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Pelosi Backs Resolution to Censure Trump for Charlottesville Comments

Democrats introduced a resolution Friday to censure President Donald Trump over his comments made in response to the violent Charlottesville rally. "Democrats will use every avenue to challenge the repulsiv...More..

South Africa blocks Air Zimbabwe flight
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

South Africa blocks Air Zimbabwe flight

A South African Airways spokesman said officials had asked to see certain documents that had not been requested in two decades. South African Airways said Zimbabwe had placed restrictions on its operation...More..

Leganes, Valencia win La Liga openers, tribute paid to Barcelona attack victims
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Leganes, Valencia win La Liga openers, tribute paid to Barcelona attack victims

The Islamic State claimed the eruption of violence via its new agency hours after the first attack on Thursday, though it was not immediately clear what if any links the suspects had to global terror organizat...More..

PM Modi has created 'environment of hatred' in Kashmir: Rahul Gandhi
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

PM Modi has created 'environment of hatred' in Kashmir: Rahul Gandhi

Post-script: Despite the "invented" fantasy of a "new" India , an India Today mood of the nation poll forecasts that the Modi-led alliance could win close to 350 seats if general elections were held now. Polic...More..

Suspect in Kissimmee officer's killing arrested, chief says
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Suspect in Kissimmee officer's killing arrested, chief says

Lt. Debra Clayton, a 17-year veteran of the Orlando Police Department, was killed in a gunfight in a Wal-Mart parking lot while attempting to arrest a man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend. They weren't we...More..

Trump teases 'decision' on USA strategy for Afghanistan
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Trump teases 'decision' on USA strategy for Afghanistan

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham on Friday warned President Donald Trump that removing troops from Afghanistan could result in another 9/11. Trump and his national security team are now meeting in Maryland to discu...More..

by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

North Korea Sees Planned US-South Korea Wargames as 'Catastrophe'

North Korea has termed the decision to hold the exercise a " catastrophe ". There are fears by US, South Korea and Japan that the nuclear activities of North Korea has been on the increase after President ...More..

Graves Been Dug For The Dead Victims Of The Sierra Leone Mudslide
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Graves Been Dug For The Dead Victims Of The Sierra Leone Mudslide

The government has not given a death toll from the disaster. A mass burial was underway on Thursday, as morgues were overflowing with bodies. Many people have been unable to find loved ones as many victims we...More..

British child reported missing after Barcelona attack
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

British child reported missing after Barcelona attack

Julian's mother, Jom , has since been found in hospital in a serious but stable condition. A friend said Ms Cadman's husband Andrew heard about the terror attack when he turned on the radio at work in Syd...More..

US, Japan step up defence cooperation to counter North Korea
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

US, Japan step up defence cooperation to counter North Korea

North Korea's nuclear weapons programme will never be up for negotiation as long as the U.S. government's "hostile policy and nuclear threat continue", Pyongyang's deputy United Nations ambassador told Unite...More..

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets top US General Joseph Dunford
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets top US General Joseph Dunford

For Dunford, the public statements from service heads are incredibly important. "We both know that you and President Trump are committed to our improvement in military-to-military relations and we have approa...More..

UK Proposes an Open Border with Ireland
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

UK Proposes an Open Border with Ireland

That would mean European Union citizens wishing to enter Britain could do so by travelling legitimately to Ireland and crossing the border unchecked - something that is likely to antagonise the many Brito...More..

Missouri legislator who said she hoped Trump would be assassinated won't resign
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Missouri legislator who said she hoped Trump would be assassinated won't resign

Missouri Democratic Party Chair Stephen Webber called for her resignation on Thursday, according to CBS St. Louis . "I believe they should". "If they paid half as much attention to the nuclear waste in ou...More..

Shraddha Kapoor scales down her weight & remuneration to work with Prabhas
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Shraddha Kapoor scales down her weight & remuneration to work with Prabhas

Producers at UV Creations confirmed the news saying, "Shraddha is absolutely the flawless choice for the role". But since the film is going to be made on a huge budget of Rs 150 crores, so now the makers do n...More..

Probe treatment given to Jayalalithaa since 2011: OPS faction
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Probe treatment given to Jayalalithaa since 2011: OPS faction

E Palanisamy added that her Poes Garden residence in Chennai will be made into a memorial. Tamil Nadu chief minister EdappadiK Palaniswami said on Wednesday that the state's enrolment percentage in higher...More..

Daniel Craig to return as James Bond
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Daniel Craig to return as James Bond

More: Was Daniel Craig's Joke About Cutting Insensitive, or Are We Oversensitive? . Now, we have a different story from him. But, Craig then hinted that it would be his last outing as the famous fictional ...More..

Amber Heard pokes at fun at Australian politician over citizenship scandal
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Amber Heard pokes at fun at Australian politician over citizenship scandal

The actress fired off a tweet on Tuesday aimed at Australian deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce , offering to send him a crate of " New Zealand's finest kiwifruit" to comfort him in his hour of need. Accor...More..

Floods wreak havoc in India; over 200 dead
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Floods wreak havoc in India; over 200 dead

In Darbhanga-Sitamarhi section of Samastipur division the flood water is flowing over rail tracks between Janakpur Road-Bajpatti stations and Kamtaul-Jogiara stations. The floods in India's eastern state of B...More..

Tropical depression expected east of Lesser Antilles
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Tropical depression expected east of Lesser Antilles

How many tropical disturbances can there be at one time in the Atlantic basin? Warm ocean temperatures are the lifeblood of hurricanes. The "L" represents potential formation for the Atlantic Ocean. Maste...More..

President Trump Calls Lindsey Graham a
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

President Trump Calls Lindsey Graham a "Publicity Seeker"

Early this morning, CNN published an astonishing letter by former CIA Director John Brennan that said President Trump was not only a " national disgrace " but that he was "putting our national security and ou...More..

Right-wing Aussie senator wears burqa in parliament calling for ban
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Right-wing Aussie senator wears burqa in parliament calling for ban

In a statement, Hanson said "the need to ban full face coverings in public was an important issue facing modern Australia ". Attorney-General George Brandis launched a withering and emotional condemnation ...More..