Worldwide

Rahul Gandhi to soon take over as Congress president, says Sonia

Rahul Gandhi to soon take over as Congress president, says Sonia DEHRADUN: The Uttarakhand Congress on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution urging party vice president Rahul Gandhi to take over as party chief. "Now, when Rahul Gandhi visited Dwarkadhish Temple, then a question arises that whether his party's affidavit was right or is he right?" said Adityanath, and demanded, "I feel that Rahul should give clarification to nation on this issue". [Full Article...]

Penguins die in 'catastrophic' Antarctic breeding season

Penguins die in 'catastrophic' Antarctic breeding season The colony is monitored by the French National Centre for Scientific Research with support from WWF, the conservation charity. "The region is impacted by environmental changes that are linked to the breakup of the Mertz glacier since 2010". [Full Article...]

NFL Week 6 picks: Giants vs. Broncos predictions

NFL Week 6 picks: Giants vs. Broncos predictions Meanwhile, King, Rudolph and Eagan had been around the team prior to being added to the active roster. While team performances tend to gravitate toward the mean with time, the Giants will need to show something new - with replacement-level personnel - in order to move the ball against a Denver pass defense which allows only 6.2 yards per pass, fifth-best in the NFL. [Full Article...]

Birmingham Islamic faith school guilty of sex discrimination

Birmingham Islamic faith school guilty of sex discrimination Books in the library advocated husbands beating their wives and forced sex, the report said. During the appeal, Ofsted argued that by segregating students based on gender, the school had breached the 2010 Equalities Act. Speaking after the ruling, Ofsted's chief inspector Amanda Spielman said the ruling would set a precedent for future inspections. Girls and boys have separate classes, are banne... [Full Article...]

Nupur and Rajesh Talwar acquitted in Aarushi-Hemraj murder case

Nupur and Rajesh Talwar acquitted in Aarushi-Hemraj murder case The Allahabad High Court on Thursday acquitted Nupur and Rajesh Talwar in the 2008 murder case of their 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, saying they could not be held guilty as per the circumstances and the evidence on record. [Full Article...]

1st ODI: Pakistan XI against Sri Lanka

Batting first, Pakistan scored 292 runs for the loss of six wickets in stipulated fifty overs. Pakistan were upset 2-0 in the preceding Test series but they are hoping to change their fortunes and carry the limited over form which helped them win the eight-nation ICC Champions Trophy held in England in June this year. [Full Article...]

Trump's Iran deal could designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard as terrorists

Trump's Iran deal could designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard as terrorists The heads of the US's closest European allies offered measured criticism of Trump's moves and pledged their continued support for the Iran deal, which was negotiated over years by Iran on one side and the governments of the US, France, Great Britain, Germany, Russia and China on the other. [Full Article...]

Crop Production Report for Nebraska & Kansas

Crop Production Report for Nebraska & Kansas CBOT December corn last traded up 1-1/2 cents at $3.50-1/2 per bushel. Grain sorghum - 14.4 million bushels, down 19 percent, from 150,000 acres, down 14 percent, with an average yield of 96 bushels per acre, down 6 bushels. The yield is forecast at 55 bushels per acre, down 2.5 bushels from the 2016 report. With increased acreage the yield was lowered from last month's bump back down to 49... [Full Article...]

Israel to withdraw from United Nations cultural body along with US

Israel to withdraw from United Nations cultural body along with US UNESCO's decision in July to extend heritage status to a plateau in a heavily Tibetan area was criticized for reinforcing Chinese control over the region by allowing authorities to remove Tibetan residents from it. UNESCO's mantra is 'to contribute to the building of peace , the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture... [Full Article...]

Wind warning for Friday the 13th in the north valley

Wind warning for Friday the 13th in the north valley Dry, gusty winds could increase fire behavior on current wildfire activity. A fire weather watch is in effect for Saturday and Sunday for L.A., Ventura, Orange counties and the Inland Empire and surrounding mountains. "These winds will not be as strong as last Sunday night's winds". The garden will be closed on Friday and is expected to reopen Saturday morning.The temporary closure will allow ... [Full Article...]

Man Finds Winning Lottery Ticket In Pocket Two Days Before Deadline

Man Finds Winning Lottery Ticket In Pocket Two Days Before Deadline Because had he waited two days longer, he'd have lost out on $24.1 million. The drawing for that ticket was on May 25, 2016, and the winning numbers were 05-12-13-22-25-35. "I stood there for a minute thinking, 'Do I see what I think I see?" I was in serious doubt. Smith found his winning ticket on May 23, 2017 . Jimmie Smith, of East Orange, asserted a $24.1 million NY lottery big stake on M... [Full Article...]

Sheriff: Deputy shoots and wounds woman, then kills self

Sheriff: Deputy shoots and wounds woman, then kills self The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that the shooting took place shortly after 8am at the Inlet Harbor Club in the 2000 block of North Federal Highway, located in a gated Boynton Beach neighborhood. Walding, who was wearing a mask, insisted that the woman knew him, the report said. "You really should deadbolt your door because I didn't really want to do this, but I ha... [Full Article...]

Lawyer: Priebus interviewed by Mueller investigative team

Lawyer: Priebus interviewed by Mueller investigative team Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigators are interviewing a number of White House and other officials as part of the inquiry into any ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation. Politico reported on Thursday that Trump lawyers were mulling a potential interview between Mueller and Trump. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is seated before President Barack Obama an... [Full Article...]

Hamas, Fatah sign reconciliation deal in Cairo

Hamas, Fatah sign reconciliation deal in Cairo The report stated that Hamas will allow the Palestinian Authority government complete freedom of action in Gaza and Hamas has received guarantees and is confident that issues remaining in dispute, namely payment of Hamas employees, "will be solved in a manner that will satisfy the movement". [Full Article...]

Trump says he spoke to Virgin Islands' 'president' -- which is him

Trump says he spoke to Virgin Islands' 'president' -- which is him We are one nation and we all hurt together, we hope together and we heal together. Yes, during a speech Friday morning Trump brought up the ongoing hurricane relief efforts and mentioned that he had met with the president of the U.S. The Virgin Islands is a US island territory that was ravaged by Hurricane Maria after first being hit by Hurricane Irma. "This pretty much summarizes the ma... [Full Article...]

Jimmy Carter Offers to Talk Peace With Kim Jong

Jimmy Carter Offers to Talk Peace With Kim Jong Even though Republicans favor acting now with a preemptive strike against North Korea , a small plurality want the U.S.to at least attempt to negotiate - about 50 percent compared with 46 percent against. The U.S. -South Korea drill involves the aircraft carrier, the USS Ronald Reagan, slated to begin Monday in the waters east and west of South Korea. [Full Article...]

Diesel, petrol become cheaper in Madhya Pradesh

Diesel, petrol become cheaper in Madhya Pradesh While VAT on petrol has been reduced by 3%, the same on diesel has gone down by 5%. In the wake of escalating petrol and diesel prices, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said that it was up to states to reduce Value-Added Tax, since they were direct beneficiaries of the same. [Full Article...]

Senator Bernie Sanders Discusses Health Care, Puerto Rico And Other Issues

Senator Bernie Sanders Discusses Health Care, Puerto Rico And Other Issues In May, Schneiderman and California attorney general Xavier Becerra , leading a coalition of 18 attorneys general, moved to intervene in House v. Price in order to protect millions of Americans' access to affordable health care. "Today, health plans are competing on how efficiently and effectively they provide care, but the president's executive order, if carried out, would take us backward by ... [Full Article...]

Three people killed in skydiving accident at Mission Beach, Queensland

Three skydivers have died in North Queensland, Australia, in what police said might have been the result of a mid-air mishap. Queensland police said the victims were two males who were highly experienced skydiving professionals, aged 34 and 35, and a 50-year-old woman customer. [Full Article...]

Pranab Mukherjee was better qualified than me to become PM: Manmohan Singh

Pranab Mukherjee was better qualified than me to become PM: Manmohan Singh PV Narasimha Rao invited me to become the finance minister. Terming the 10 years of UPA rule under Congress as "successful", former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday that his latest autobiography was an account of how an individual saw the political drama unfolding and tried to steer clear of any personal details. [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  Next »