• Goa Chief Minister Parrikar Wins Panaji By-Election
Goa Chief Minister Parrikar Wins Panaji By-Election

The counting of votes for by-election in remaining three Assembly constituencies, one each in Goa, Delhi and Andhra Pradesh is still on. Earlier, Parrikar was condemned over an alleged video circulated on the social media, which quoted him saying that he may go back to the Centre if he loses the by-polls in Goa.

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  • Peter Crouch: 'Stoke City have started season well'
Peter Crouch: 'Stoke City have started season well'

Jay Rodriguez's first league goal for West Brom had earlier looked like maintaining their 100 percent start to the season, after the off-season signing from Southampton headed home in the 61st minute. But defender Ahmed Hegazi inexplicably swiped at a ball goalkeeper Ben Foster had come to claim and Crouch, not long off the bench, stooped to g...

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  • Iraqi forces say ousted Daesh from city of Tal Afar
Iraqi forces say ousted Daesh from city of Tal Afar

Gen. Sami al-Aridhi, a top commander of the elite counter-terrorism service units in Tal Afar , said to The Washington Post . Army officials said Saturday night they were almost in full control of Tal Afar's historic center, moving toward the northern neighborhoods.

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  • Fatah Official: Jared Kushner's Mideast Peace Mission Is a 'Delusion'
Fatah Official: Jared Kushner's Mideast Peace Mission Is a 'Delusion'

Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, along with peace envoy Jason Greenblatt and Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategy Dina Powell, met with Abbas on August 24 as part of a trip to the region aimed at looking at trying to renew peace negotiations.

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  • Trump Says US May Not Be Able to Renegotiate NAFTA
Trump Says US May Not Be Able to Renegotiate NAFTA

During a campaign rally in Arizona last Tuesday, President Donald Trump didn't express confidence the USA could reach a deal with Canada and Mexico when renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. In his twitter message, President Trump declared NAFTA as worst trade deal ever made. In response, Mexico's foreign minist...

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  • After Sebastian Gorka's Departure, White House Official Hints He Was Fired
After Sebastian Gorka's Departure, White House Official Hints He Was Fired

Sebastian Gorka , a controversial deputy assistant and national security adviser, has left the White House . "We're the platform for the alt-right", Bannon told Mother Jones .Bannon returned to Breitbart as executive chairman following his departure from the White House on August 18.

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  • Man arrested in beating of Deandre Harris in Charlottesville, police say
Man arrested in beating of Deandre Harris in Charlottesville, police say

A man accused of firing a gun during the white nationalist Unite the Right rally on August 12 has been charged with discharging a firearm within 1,000 feet of a school. "He will defend himself against charges filed as a effect of rioting caused by the City of Charlottesville's decision to allow BLM and Antifah members to attack those protesting the...

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  • Why Trump Should Terminate NAFTA
Why Trump Should Terminate NAFTA

The Trump administration's threat to pull the USA out of NAFTA has loomed large over the whole negotiating effort, even as traditional Republican allies in the business community have urged Trump to take a steady hand in reshaping the agreement.

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  • In Phoenix, Trump Lets the Real World Go Away
In Phoenix, Trump Lets the Real World Go Away

Another survey by the The Economist weekly and YouGov showed 48 percent of people said the statue of Civil War commander Robert E. Lee should be removed from the park where it stands in Charlottesville , compared to 30 percent who said it should be removed; the remaining 22 percent of respondents expressed no opinion.

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  • Trump attacks GOP leaders over debt ceiling
Trump attacks GOP leaders over debt ceiling

And Trump called out Obama's director of national intelligence, James Clapper, who has publicly questioned whether Trump is fit to be president. He wouldn't be the first Republican official to conclude that taking responsibility for a government shutdown is more a matter of getting credit than shouldering blame.

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  • Zinke: No National Monuments to Be Eliminated
Zinke: No National Monuments to Be Eliminated

None of the sites would see new ownership while public access for uses like hunting, fishing or grazing would most likely be expanded, according to the Associated Press . Zinke closed the formal comment period on national monument designations on July 10. The review was launched under an Executive Order from Trump.

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  • Thai court to issue arrest warrant for former PM
Thai court to issue arrest warrant for former PM

Yingluck said she was anxious about their safety in case there is "chaos that could be instigated by a third party, as security officials have always said". She has pleaded not guilty to the charges, saying she is the victim of a "subtle political game". Thousands of people turned up outside the Bangkok courthouse anyway, along with thousands o...

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  • 14 killed as bomber, gunmen attack mosque in Kabul
14 killed as bomber, gunmen attack mosque in Kabul

But the ministry spokesman Ismail Kawoosi said the casualties may increase - after they received final information on the incident. He said the two attackers were killed by police forces and the situation was under control. All those at the site of the blast including the worshipers and eyewitnesses, described the attack on the mosque as "inhum...

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  • U.S. trying to promote crisis in Venezuela - foreign minister
U.S. trying to promote crisis in Venezuela - foreign minister

Prices of bonds from state-owned oil company Petróleos de Venezuela SA due on November 2 were up 0.8% to 93 cents, following a 6% gain the day before, according to traders. Several prominent opposition mayors have also been removed or ordered arrested by the pro-government supreme court. But the sanctions don't apply to short-term financing for...

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  • Ram Rahim rape case verdict: Amarinder Singh demands deployment of additional forces
Ram Rahim rape case verdict: Amarinder Singh demands deployment of additional forces

Schools and colleges in Panchkula and Chandigarh have been closed on Thursday and Friday as a precautionary measure. Plying of buses to Chandigarh and Panchkula would be suspended till Friday. So far, 85 companies of paramilitary forces out of the 250 requisitioned by the state government have reached Punjab. "We have adequate police forc...

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  • Court orders company to turn over metadata from anti-Trump website
Court orders company to turn over metadata from anti-Trump website

The warrant issued by the department was so broad, DreamHost said , that it was effectively requesting information that could identify lawful protestors - including information on more than 1.3 million IP addresses from visitors to the site.

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  • Dutchman held after threat to rock concert
Dutchman held after threat to rock concert

People gather at the scene where police are investigating a van with Spanish licence plates containing gas canisters which was found near a Rotterdam venue where a rock concert was cancelled. Dutch police yesterday stepped up a probe into a planned terror attack against a Rotterdam concert by a U.S. rock band, having received a "concrete" tip...

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  • New Texas voter ID law is out! Federal judge rules discriminatory
New Texas voter ID law is out! Federal judge rules discriminatory

The Texas Legislature made changes to the law during its session earlier this year, codifying that fix, but the judge found those changes did not negate the discriminatory goal of the original law. Such voters would have to sign a "declaration of reasonable impediment" stating that they couldn't acquire a photo ID due to a lack of transportation, l...

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  • Kmart's Valencia store one of 28 to close
Kmart's Valencia store one of 28 to close

On the list are Kmart stores in Allentown and Willow Grove, Pa., but none in Maryland or West Virginia. Twenty-seven of the stores will close in mid-November, with the 28th store, in Florida, slated to shut its doors in mid-December. The stock has fallen 46 percent in the last 12 months. That cost-cutting includes layoffs at headquarters as we...

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  • The Russian ambassador to Khartoum, who was found dead in his residence
The Russian ambassador to Khartoum, who was found dead in his residence

The Sudanese foreign affairs minister, who confirmed the information in a statement, did not give a cause of the death. Shirinsky is the ninth Russian diplomat to have died within a year. The New York Times reported that Mirgayas Shirinsky died at his residence in Khartoum , Sudan's capital city. Sudan's foreign ministry expressed its cond...

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  • NBC Backs Out of the 'Xena: Warrior Princess' Reboot
NBC Backs Out of the 'Xena: Warrior Princess' Reboot

Entertainment president Jennifer Salke has confirmed that the reboot is "dead" in its current form after the attached writer left the project. After looking at "some material", the network decided Xena "didn't warrant the reboot". Just not Grillo-Marxuach's version, that one is "dead". Is it Grillo-Marxuach's skill, was the written plot just no...

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  • State Department Issues Travel Warning For Parts Of Mexico, Including Cancun
State Department Issues Travel Warning For Parts Of Mexico, Including Cancun

Gangs involved in the narcotics trafficking are having gun battles taking place "on streets and in public places during broad daylight", according to the Travel Warning . The State Department warned that criminals target newer and larger vehicles but drivers of old sedans and buses coming from the United States are also targeted.

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  • Thousands view solar eclipse from Chesterfield Township's waterfront park
Thousands view solar eclipse from Chesterfield Township's waterfront park

Those looking for a pair began arriving as early as 8 a.m.at the Great Bend Public Library where it had been announced there would be an eclipse viewing party mid-day. Today, an eclipse may very well provide the perspective and big-picture clarity that can cement a new era of progress, bringing us from the darkness into a new era of light.

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  • Missouri governor stays execution amid new DNA evidence
Missouri governor stays execution amid new DNA evidence

Other personal items of Gayle's were found in a vehicle that Williams drove on the day of the crime. DNA testing of the murder weapon, conducted in 2016, was inconclusive. They have also asked Governor Eric Greitens (R) for clemency, according to the Washington Post . Williams' lawyers and the state of Missouri are in the process of appealing th...

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  • Iraqi forces recapture 3 IS-held villages in Tel Afar
Iraqi forces recapture 3 IS-held villages in Tel Afar

US -trained elite forces, known as the Counter Terrorism Service, entered the al-Kifah neighborhood on the southwest edge of town, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah, who commands the operation, said in a statement . Almost a million people remain displaced by the campaign to retake Mosul. Tel Afar was once home to around 200,000 people, bu...

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  • Purohit gets bail in Malegaon case - after nine years in jail
Purohit gets bail in Malegaon case - after nine years in jail

Within 24 hours of his release, Lt Col Purohit has to report to Pune , where the last Army unit he was posted at before his arrest is stationed. An officer is placed under open arrest when court martial proceedings are initiated against him.

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  • US Admiral : Divers have located human remains in warship
US Admiral : Divers have located human remains in warship

While the crew fought flooding in multiple compartments, the U.S. Navy, together with its regional partners, carried out search and rescue operations for 10 missing sailors. McCain . McCain collided with the merchant ship Alnic MC near Singapore at 6:24 Monday morning, Japan Standard time . An additional MH-60S helicopter and MV-22 Ospre...

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  • S Korea rejects USA call to revise deal
S Korea rejects USA call to revise deal

South Korea says it will not discuss renegotiation of free trade agreement with the United States without assessment of trade balance with that country. U.S. figures indicate its goods deficit with South Korea was US$27.7 billion (S$37.7 billion) a year ago. It appears that the automobile and steel industries will be targeted for changes.

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  • Will clouds, storms block DC's view of the solar eclipse?
Will clouds, storms block DC's view of the solar eclipse?

It has nearly been like the Super Bowl, with hours and hours of non-stop talk and analysis of the Big Game.when all you really want is to do is watch the Big Game! But, as Kook said, lower cumulus clouds could form, especially throughout lower MI, due to a storm front that's moving through Iowa as of 8:14 a.m.

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  • Putin picks Russian deputy foreign minister as U.S. ambassador
Putin picks Russian deputy foreign minister as U.S. ambassador

Antonov, 62, has been a staunch public advocate of Russia's assertive foreign policy in recent years and is seen as a tough negotiator on issues including arms control. The meeting later became the centre piece of the controversy over Russia's possible involvement in the election. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov responded to the anno...

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  • United States crush Europe to retain Solheim Cup
United States crush Europe to retain Solheim Cup

The U.S. improved to 10-5 in the history of the biennial event which started in 1990. The scoreboard showed the 14 1/2 points needed for an outright victory when Lizette Salas sank a par putt at the 18th for a 1-up win over Jodi Ewart Shadoff of England.

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  • Zimbabwe's first lady returns home amid assault claims
Zimbabwe's first lady returns home amid assault claims

Pursued by demands she should face prosecution over the alleged assault of a 20-year-old model last week. South Africa's government said it had not yet chose to grant the Zimbabwe government's request for diplomatic immunity for Grace Mugabe .

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  • Big Ben's Bongs Fall Silent
Big Ben's Bongs Fall Silent

The custom built Victorian clockwork mechanism has struck every hour to the note of E with nearly unbroken service for the past 157 years How does the Big Ben keep time? The midday bongs were the last regular chimes from the famous bell, one of the world's most famous clock towers of the 19th century, until the repairs to its tower are complete...

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  • United States cuts visa service after Russian Federation orders staff reduced
United States cuts visa service after Russian Federation orders staff reduced

The United States says that "all nonimmigrant visa operations" at US missions across Russia will be suspended as of August 23 due to the Russian-imposed cap on USA diplomatic staff. and closed two of its diplomatic buildings. Moscow responded with the order for the USA to cut its embassy staff. But last month the United States congress vote...

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  • Italian stabbed in Finnish terror attack not in critical condition
Italian stabbed in Finnish terror attack not in critical condition

He is being investigated for two cases of murder with terrorist intent and eight attempted murders with terrorist intent, the police said on Monday. Supo's communications chief Jyri Rantala confirms that his organisation received the tip, but that no concrete information about a terrorist attack was mentioned.

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  • USA and South Korea conduct military drills
USA and South Korea conduct military drills

Pyongyang called the 11-day operation a "reckless" invasion rehearsal that could trigger an "uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". Last month North Korea test-launched two ICBMs at highly lofted angles, and outside experts say those missiles can reach some U.S.

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  • Wildcats receive votes in preseason AP poll
Wildcats receive votes in preseason AP poll

The preseason Associated Press Top 25 Poll was released Tuesday morning and the Broncos were not one of the 25 teams included. The Seminoles will face the top-ranked Crimson Tide to open the season on September 2 in Atlanta. "I think it's a great opportunity". This will be the 82nd year a collection of over 60 sportswriters, broadcasters and as...

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  • Sea Games Upside-down Flag: Indonesia Sends Diplomatic Note
Sea Games Upside-down Flag: Indonesia Sends Diplomatic Note

The blunder came to light at Saturday's opening ceremony of the 29th South-East Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur , where the souvenir magazine was handed out to dignitaries - including Indonesia's sports minister Imam Nahrawi, who tweeted a picture of the offending page.

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  • Iraqi forces begin operation to retake town from Islamic State
Iraqi forces begin operation to retake town from Islamic State

The Tal Afar counter-offensive is expected to be one of the bloodiest as the 1,000-odd estimated Isis fighters have nowhere to flee with the city being encircled by Kurdish and Iraqi forces. The offensive unites U.S-backed Iraqi forces with Iran-supported. All branches of the Iraqi security forces will take part in the liberation of Tal Afar: the...

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  • EPL: Liverpool pip Crystal Palace
EPL: Liverpool pip Crystal Palace

Last season James Milner was played in that position amid a lack of faith in Alberto Moreno, but the England worldwide was limited in what he could do in an unnatural position. "I can have nothing to say about his attitude because since he got the back injury, he hasn't been in training". Right-back Nathaniel Clyne and midfielder Adam Lallana a...

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  • Trump's favorability rating falls in three key states he won in 2016
Trump's favorability rating falls in three key states he won in 2016

In Michigan , 36-percent of those polled approve of President Trump's job performance. while 55-percent disapprove. In Pennsylvania , 17% of voters strongly approve of Trump while 54% disapprove-41% of them strongly. This latest poll contrasts slightly with a national poll conducted by Quinnipiac University that showed an uptick in Trump's ap...

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  • Utkal Express derailment: At least 23 killed, 96 injured
Utkal Express derailment: At least 23 killed, 96 injured

Four division level engineers have been suspended by railways. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered an inquiry into the derailment. According to reports, the train was scheduled to travel to Bihar's Kishanganj, carrying soil for the flood-affected region.

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  • Hezbollah says begun assault on IS Lebanon border pocket from Syria
Hezbollah says begun assault on IS Lebanon border pocket from Syria

Samir Geagea, a leading Lebanese Christian politician and longstanding opponent of Hezbollah and Syrian influence in Lebanon, said the visit to Syria would "shake Lebanon's political stability and put Lebanon in the Iranian camp". The campaign will involve cooperation between the two sides - although Lebanese authorities insist they are not coordin...

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  • Barcelona attack: Key suspect Moussa Oukabir confirmed dead
Barcelona attack: Key suspect Moussa Oukabir confirmed dead

The Islamic State struck again on August 17, when a van ran over people in downtown Barcelona , killing at least 13 and leaving over a hundred injured. Abella said the Philippine government has been in touch with authorities and leaders of the Filipino community in Spain to ensure that Filipinos there are safe.

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  • Why is India's prime minister playing down the deaths of children?
Why is India's prime minister playing down the deaths of children?

He further said both the prime minister and the RBI have to answer as to who is lying. "Do not ask why but ask why not, he said, (We have to go ahead with the belief and resolve that our country has changed for better, is changing and can be changed)".

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  • Trump Goes After Graham and Flake on Twitter
Trump Goes After Graham and Flake on Twitter

Heyer", Graham said in the statement, referencing Heyer, who died from injuries sustained at the rally in the Virginia city Saturday. When Donald Trump repeatedly refused to condemn white supremacy after the riots in Charlottesville, and blamed " both sides " for Nazi demonstrators macing, beating, and ramming unarmed protestors with a auto, no...

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  • South African Airways suspends all flights to Zimbabwe
South African Airways suspends all flights to Zimbabwe

Grace is alleged to have assaulted 20-year-old South African woman Gabriella Engels, who was in the company of the Mugabes' sons, Robert Junior and Bellermine, at a Sandton hotel last Saturday night. "There would obviously be implications for our relations with Zimbabwe". South Africa's foreign ministry spokesman declined to comment when contacte...

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  • Six US police officers shot in one night in Florida and Pennsylvania
Six US police officers shot in one night in Florida and Pennsylvania

Originally police said they believed there were four suspects but today they said no other arrests are anticipated. "This evening, Sgt. Sam Howard , a 10-year veteran of the Kissimmee police department and officer Matthew Baxter , a three-year veteran of the Kissimmee police department checked out suspicious persons...in the city".

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  • Democrats Push To Remove Confederate Statues From The Capitol
Democrats Push To Remove Confederate Statues From The Capitol

The Confederate statues in the halls of Congress have always been reprehensible. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi led a call by Democratic lawmakers to remove Confederate statues on display in the halls of Congress. The Congressional Black Caucus also proposed Confederate statues get taken down from the U.S. Capitol building. Lawmakers pa...

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  • Pelosi touts House push to censure Trump
Pelosi touts House push to censure Trump

Heather Heyer was struck and killed by a auto driven, police allege, by one of the rally's attendants. Following the violent incident in Charlottesville , Trump said "there is blame on both sides". Congresswoman Katherine Clark , D-Melrose, meanwhile, said she was glad to join her Democratic colleagues in the effort to censure the president. ...

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