• Elusive doctor Khan found and arrested by cops
Elusive doctor Khan found and arrested by cops

Sources said that the doctor, who is one of the nine persons accused of dereliction of duty, was arrested from Vikasnagar in Lucknow and will be taken to Gorakhpur for handing over to the police for further investigation. Dr Khan is accused of not adhering to the norms of the Indian Medial Council, going on leave on August 11 - after over 30 ch...

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  • Seven girls killed in fire at Kenya high school
Seven girls killed in fire at Kenya high school

Numerous fires were set by students protesting harsh discipline, poor teaching and corruption, said Canadian Elizabeth Cooper, assistant professor of International Studies at Simon Fraser University, who spent four years researching the subject.

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  • Mattis Threatens North Korea With 'Military Response'
Mattis Threatens North Korea With 'Military Response'

Mattis, who did not take questions from reporters, said he had attended a "small group" of national security meeting with Trump and others. South Korean President Moon Jae-In has called for engaging with Pyongyang, but has recently adopted a more hostile stance toward North Korea over its frequent missile tests.

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  • European Union negotiator: I didn't say United Kingdom needs educating on Brexit
European Union negotiator: I didn't say United Kingdom needs educating on Brexit

But a source close to the prime minister told the Sunday Times: 'We were looking at a final bill of £20bn to £30bn, now it will be nearer £50bn'. The EU negotiators are clearly determined to put the United Kingdom government under pressure - it's a pretty standard negotiating tactic. Brexit negotiations got nastier last week.

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  • Justin Thomas plays down talk of being world's best current golfer
Justin Thomas plays down talk of being world's best current golfer

Thomas, 24, clinched his first major title at the PGA Championship last month, coming from behind over the final nine holes. If there's anything Leishman has learned in the past few years, it's this: in the grand scheme of things, this lovely, at times stupefying, game hardly matters.

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  • Tropical Storm Jose forms over open Atlantic
Tropical Storm Jose forms over open Atlantic

Jose may become a hurricane by Friday. It's still unclear how Irma will affect the United States, though Florida is bracing for a possible hit. It's too soon to know the exact impacts from Irma, but everyone should have a hurricane plan in place.

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  • Omission by National Football League in Ezekiel Elliott investigation may result in no suspension
Omission by National Football League in Ezekiel Elliott investigation may result in no suspension

Elliott was banned for six games last month after a year-long investigation into a domestic violence case in OH, even though prosecutors had decided not to pursue a case against him after accusations from his former girlfriend Tiffany Thompson .

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  • Thousands of Germans evacuated before British wartime bomb defused
Thousands of Germans evacuated before British wartime bomb defused

During the war some 1.5 million tons worth of Allied bombs were dropped on Germany , seeing cities destroyed and around 600,000 people killed. A number of ambulances were arranged on Sunday in view of anyone unable to independently leave the danger zone.

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  • Putin warns Washington provocative rhetoric could spark 'large-scale conflict' with North Korea
Putin warns Washington provocative rhetoric could spark 'large-scale conflict' with North Korea

According to Putin , thinking and pressuring North Korea exclusively to make it stop its missile program is " misguided and futile ". Speaking to students during a national "open lesson" from the city of Yaroslavl, northeast of Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country that takes the lead in the sphere of computer-based artifi...

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  • Trump Personally Decided to Close Russian Embassy in San Francisco
Trump Personally Decided to Close Russian Embassy in San Francisco

Russia promised a "harsh response" to the US's order to shut down its diplomatic missions in San Francisco , Washington, and New York, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said today (Friday). The consular annexes to be closed in NY and Washington contain Russian trade missions, the official said . The move is seen as a retaliation by ...

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  • Cabinet expansion? No one called me, says Uddhav Thackeray
Cabinet expansion? No one called me, says Uddhav Thackeray

There are no JD (U), Shiv Sena or AIADMK names in the Modi Cabinet reshuffle. Mr Raut also said Mr Thackeray would talk to the BJP leadership at the right time over this "ignorance". "But, not a single allied partner was called for the Cabinet reshuffle", said Mr Raut. The much-hyped Union Cabinet reshuffle that took place on Sunday was touted ...

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  • Modi Cabinet reshuffle: Kerala's Alphons Kannanthanam sworn in Minister of State
Modi Cabinet reshuffle: Kerala's Alphons Kannanthanam sworn in Minister of State

This new post comes at a time exactly an year after he was first named Administrator of the Union territory of Chandigarh but dropped after opposition surfaced from local leaders that with Punjab going to polls, it would be better to have someone else.

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  • Rooney: My Mind Is Made Up, I'm Through With England
Rooney: My Mind Is Made Up, I'm Through With England

Former England striker Wayne Rooney has stated that he has no intention to rescind his decision to quit worldwide football even if the English side qualify for the 2018 World Cup . Capello managed England between 2008 and 2012, with Rooney one of his star players during that period. "I'm sad to see him go because he's been fantastic and it...

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  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi takes oath as cabinet minister
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi takes oath as cabinet minister

Sitharaman is the first woman minister to head Defence after Indira Gandhi. The JD (U) and the Shiv Sena skipped the swearing-in ceremony while Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK attended it. Mr Rathore will also continue as MoS at I&B. But Goyal, who also holds portfolio of coal minister, will have to hit ground running in railways and focus on steps to...

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  • Police cite hundreds of drivers in CT during holiday weekend
Police cite hundreds of drivers in CT during holiday weekend

Troopers cited more than 300 drivers for speeding and almost 800 drivers for other moving violations during their first day of traffic enforcement for the Labor Day weekend. Superintendent George P. Beach II said, "Our goal during this campaign is to step up our enforcement efforts to ensure we can take intoxicated and drug impaired drivers off our...

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  • Iowa beats Wyoming in season opener, 24-3
Iowa beats Wyoming in season opener, 24-3

Junior Josh Allen was 23-of-40 passing for 174 yards with two interceptions. Wyoming trails Iowa 14-3 at half. Phil Parker wasn't lying when he said Iowa's defense is good. "One of the better ones I have seen in a long time". Sophomore Milo Hall recorded his first-career carry in the first quarter and finished the game with 30 yards on nine...

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  • Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested over alleged plot
Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested over alleged plot

Kem Sokha has a long, distinguished, and internationally recognized commitment to human rights and peaceful democracy. The newspaper said it was being forced out of business by a massive bill for back tax. The country's tax department announced in early August that the Cambodia Daily , an independent English-language newspaper, owes some $6 millio...

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  • United States officer who arrested roughed up nurse put on leave
United States officer who arrested roughed up nurse put on leave

Alex Wubbels was working as a charge nurse at the University of Utah Hospital on July 26 when Police Detective Jeff Payne requested a blood sample from a semi-truck driver who had been injured in a head-on collision, KSL reports . Payne says "no" to the inquiry, and continuously insists he has the authority for the blood to be drawn. "We take...

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  • Texas fans throw objects on field during loss to Maryland
Texas fans throw objects on field during loss to Maryland

But, it was a loss. The Maryland Terrapins came back on the very next drive. His first throw of the season - on a third and long, bounced off the hand of Moore and into the arms of Texas defensive back Holton Hill , who returned the interception 31 yards for a touchdown just 80 seconds into the game .

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  • Kenyatta's election annulled, fresh elections scheduled
Kenyatta's election annulled, fresh elections scheduled

Odinga with 46 percent. President Kenyatta's lead counsel Ahmednassir Abdulahi said in court that his client wanted to see the full judgement to understand how the alleged irregularities would "obliterate" his 1.4 million vote winning margin.

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  • Afghanistan's Neighbors Asked To Support New US Strategy
Afghanistan's Neighbors Asked To Support New US Strategy

Trump accused Pakistan of harbouring "agents of chaos" and providing safe havens to militant groups waging an insurgency against the US -backed government in Kabul . Successive U.S. administrations have struggled with how to deal with nuclear-armed Pakistan. Pakistan has already postponed a visit by a USA diplomat who had been due to arrive Mond...

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  • IS convoy stranded in Syria desert after United States bombing
IS convoy stranded in Syria desert after United States bombing

Hezbollah said in a statement that the US -led jets were still blocking the convoy of fighters and their families, which was stuck in the desert, and were also stopping any aid from reaching it. "If ISIS wants to continue to send known ISIS fighters and vehicles toward this convoy, we will continue to fight them". Israel views the presence of I...

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  • BRICS summit to begin in Xiamen as China and India feud
BRICS summit to begin in Xiamen as China and India feud

The project reflects one of the several differences that participating countries including India , Russia and South Africa has with the host of the upcoming BRICS summit at the Chinese city of Xiamen on Sunday. Mr Modi will forward to building upon the results and outcomes of the Goa Summit. We value the BRICS countries' consensus on this issu...

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  • During a summer of crisis, Trump chafes against criticism and new controls
During a summer of crisis, Trump chafes against criticism and new controls

Donald Trump's hiring policy rarely places competence as a high priority. That being said, Trump still calls her from time to time for advice. The stories Manigault would present to Trump, often on a phone or printed out, would often enrage the president, and resulted in him spending at least the rest of the day fuming about it.

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  • Union Cabinet rejig, new ministers to be sworn in on Sunday
Union Cabinet rejig, new ministers to be sworn in on Sunday

Union ministers Radha Mohan Singh, Giriraj Singh, Kalraj Mishra, Nirmala Sitharaman and Faggan Singh Kulaste are also understood to have offered to quit after a nudge from the party to pave way for the Cabinet reshuffle, informed sources said.

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  • India GDP Growth At 3-year Low
India GDP Growth At 3-year Low

A revised growth of 7.9 per cent had been pegged by the government for the first quarter of 2016-17. On Thursday, The Central Statistics Office (CSO) released the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures which trigger an alarming situation for the government of India .

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  • RBI says got back nearly all of banned currency notes
RBI says got back nearly all of banned currency notes

And if that is indeed the case, then demonetisation simply helped some people turn black money into white. The Economic Survey puts the growth impact of demonetisation to be a drop of 1percentage point. The RBI report has also confirmed what the critics of the government were pointing out when demonetization was announced. Its objective w...

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  • Gasoline prices expected to continue to rise over Labour Day long weekend
Gasoline prices expected to continue to rise over Labour Day long weekend

Gasbuddy.com says that's up eight cents since hurricane Harvey hit last Friday and nine cents compared to the average price per litre last month. On Monday, the average posted price in Montreal was $1.16 for a litre of regular, a price that jumped to $1.27 a day later.

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  • Trump makes pitch for U.S. tax overhaul
Trump makes pitch for U.S. tax overhaul

The Democrats are using their negative rhetoric to disrespect both our president and his supporters while simultaneously attempting to undermine his presidency by creating misconceptions in the minds of the American people concerning his character and his policies.

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  • Bakers stranded inside Texas shop make bread for Harvey victims
Bakers stranded inside Texas shop make bread for Harvey victims

The bakery then dealt with a different kind of flooding-that of support from around the world for the kind gesture. "We knew we get absolutely slammed busy during these days", Brian Alvarado , the manager of the bakery, told The Washington Post .

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  • Rapidly Intensifying Hurricane Irma Headed Our Way
Rapidly Intensifying Hurricane Irma Headed Our Way

It remains far too soon to speculate on eventual potential US impact. The last major storm named Irma appeared in the Atlantic on October 2, 1978 and never made it to the US coast. Check back with weather.com for updates on Irma through the weekend for the very latest. SCENARIO 2 POTENTIAL THREAT: This scenario is supported by the European or...

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  • Nebraska National Guard assisting in hurricane relief efforts
Nebraska National Guard assisting in hurricane relief efforts

Since arriving in Texas, the members of the 106th Rescue Wing have rescued 345 individuals. The helicopters from Lincoln and soldiers Grand Island are going after Texas requested additional emergency management assistance on Sunday. The Coast Guard is deploying assets from around the country to respond to the storm. "So it just kind of depends ...

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  • New HARLEY QUINN Spinsanity at Six Flags New England
New HARLEY QUINN Spinsanity at Six Flags New England

As guests swing higher and higher, they will experience a feeling of weightlessness at 147 feet in the air before plunging downward from 15 stories. Six Flags is open on select dates through November 19 and its annual Fright Fest occurs from September 16 to October 31.

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  • Two million pilgrims scale Mount Arafat for key Hajj rite
Two million pilgrims scale Mount Arafat for key Hajj rite

Responding to reports that Ghanaian pilgrims are out on the streets, the Deputy Communications Director for the Hajj Board, Hajia Marian Cissey, blamed the Saudi authorities for the situation in a Citi News interview. Tehran reported the largest number of victims in the 2015 stampede, with 464 Iranians among the dead. This week, Saudi Arabia ...

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  • US Closes Russia's Consulate in San Francisco, Compounds in NYC, Washington
US Closes Russia's Consulate in San Francisco, Compounds in NYC, Washington

The US state department ordered Russian Federation to close three of its buildings in the US, including its consulate in San Francisco. Anatoly Antonov flew into Washington on Thursday, hours after the State Department's announcement of the closure.

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  • Rohingya people dead after boat sinks off Bangladesh
Rohingya people dead after boat sinks off Bangladesh

Sahany said the Rohingya crisis was not an issue between Myanmar and Bangladesh but of worldwide concern. While thousands of Rohingya refugees have made it across the border to Bangladesh, thousands of others are stranded in a no man's land between the two countries, the International Organization for Migration said.

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  • Mattis says U.S. not out of diplomatic solutions with North Korea
Mattis says U.S. not out of diplomatic solutions with North Korea

The memo called on Mattis to submit a plan to Trump by February 21, on how to implement the changes. ABC News cautions that "it remains unknown if the North Koreans have the re-entry or target technology necessary for such an attack".

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  • EU's Brexit Envoy Says Negotiations Making
EU's Brexit Envoy Says Negotiations Making "Slow Progress"

The decision was taken by a small circle including Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and aims to press home European Union criticism of Britain's negotiating position. But responding to Mr Juncker's comments, the Prime Minister's spokesman said: "We believe we are in a good position and would like to move on to discuss our future relationship".

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  • USA coalition blocks roadway of Daesh convoy
USA coalition blocks roadway of Daesh convoy

A coalition spokesman, Colonel Ryan Dillon, threatened Wednesday that a convoy of buses and ambulances carrying hundreds of ISIS fighters and their families was a legitimate target for USA forces. The U.S. also considers Iran-backed Hezbollah to be a terrorist organization. Hassan Nasrallah , the elusive leader of Hezbollah, defended the d...

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  • 99% of demonetised notes returned to system: RBI annual report
99% of demonetised notes returned to system: RBI annual report

The data suggests at the end of March 2017, there were Rs 8,925 crore worth of Rs 1,000 notes still in "circulation". Chidambaram tweeted: " RBI "gained" Rs 16000 crore, but "lost" Rs 21000 crore in printing new notes!" RBI said there are as many 588.2 crore of Rs 500 notes, both old and new in circulation as of March 31, 2017.

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  • Mumbai faces more rain after record downpour
Mumbai faces more rain after record downpour

After seeing such terrible conditions in Mumbai , the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi tweeted and said that he has spoken to the Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis and assured all possible support whenever necessary. Heavy overnight rains lashed Mumbai and adjoining areas causing water logging in several low-lying areas. Thousands emerge fro...

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  • Israeli settlement hinders two-state solution, peace: United Nations chief
Israeli settlement hinders two-state solution, peace: United Nations chief

Prominent members of Netanyahu´s government advocate annexing most of the West Bank, which would make an independent Palestinian state impossible. Erdogan has affirmed his country's readiness to start a round of contacts with the concerned Palestinian parties, with the aim to achieve some progress in the reconciliation file and to try to bring ...

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  • Everyone In Viral Nursing Home Picture During Hurricane Harvey is Safe Now
Everyone In Viral Nursing Home Picture During Hurricane Harvey is Safe Now

McIntosh received the picture of the nursing home from his mother-in-law, Trudy Lampson - who owns La Vita Bella, The New York Daily News reported . NBC News reports they were taken to higher ground via helicopter and the Coast Guard. She also said that at first they were told first-responders couldn't reach the people inside. He added that he...

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  • New England governors set to talk trade with Canada
New England governors set to talk trade with Canada

Despite President Donald Trump's statement this week that he "probably" will withdraw the United States from the trade deal, Ricketts said he remains "confident in (the president's) ability to do the right thing". Trump faced exactly that query Monday, now with the additional twist that a new funding bill could contain money to help victims o...

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  • In second vote, Illinois House approves school funding bill
In second vote, Illinois House approves school funding bill

Cavaletto said House Speaker Michael Madigan warned if they didn't vote again on the bill crafted by legislative leaders over the weekend they would have to start over and continue deprive schools of their state aid payments causing some to potentially close.

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  • Texas dogs displaced by Harvey will be landing in NJ
Texas dogs displaced by Harvey will be landing in NJ

The Humane Society of the United States , GreaterGood.org, Wings of Rescue , the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals have also organized to provide support. Please check with those organizations before sending supplies to make sure what you want to send is actually needed and helpful; several impacted shelters have lists o...

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  • Merkel Opens Door to Diesel Lawsuits as Election Rival Attacks
Merkel Opens Door to Diesel Lawsuits as Election Rival Attacks

Opinion polls have put her conservatives at a 15% lead over their nearest rivals, ahead of a national election set to take place on September 24. She did not speak out on migrants or Turkey , but she said, also on Sunday in an interview with Die Welt , a German newspaper, that she did not regret opening Germany's doors to refugees at the heig...

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  • Houston police officer dies after being trapped in flooded patrol car
Houston police officer dies after being trapped in flooded patrol car

On the morning of August 29, the dive team went out in the darkness and determined that "Sgt. Perez drove into an underpass drove into the water and he died in the flood in a drowning type of event", Arcevedo said. Monday, police had narrowed the search area to the Hardy Tollway and Beltway 8 - an area where they felt there was a high sense of pr...

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  • Hillary Clinton to talk about 'What Happened' in Wisconsin, Michigan
Hillary Clinton to talk about 'What Happened' in Wisconsin, Michigan

Hillary Clinton is finally coming to Wisconsin. "There, she promises to "let loose" and tell her audience a "'personal, raw, detailed and surprisingly amusing story" about the election. The book tour is scheduled to swing by UC Davis on October 9. In the US, she will sell seats for much less, with some tickets in Broward, Florida, going for ...

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  • Human Rights Groups, Local Sergeant Sue Trump Over Transgender Military Ban
Human Rights Groups, Local Sergeant Sue Trump Over Transgender Military Ban

LGBT groups Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN filed the second lawsuit in Seattle on behalf of an Army staff sergeant and two transgender people who wish to join the military. Trump cited concerns over "tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail". According to one official, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ha...

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