• 20 killed in Shiite mosque attack in Afghanistan
20 killed in Shiite mosque attack in Afghanistan

A spokesman for the interior ministry had earlier said he suspected the explosion may have been caused by a auto bomb. The attack was carried out by two people, Afghan Tolo News also said, citing local security officials. "The explosion occurred in Jawadia Mosque in Baqer Abad neighbourhood". Taliban spokesman Qari Yosuf Ahmadi said in a stat...

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  • Abu Dujana killed in encounter
Abu Dujana killed in encounter

Dujana had reportedly managed to escape the security forces many times in the past, therefore, his killing comes as a "huge achievement" for security forces seeking to wipe out terrorism in the Kashmir Valley. One of them has pellet injuries, sources said. Abu is the third top militant leader killed since past year following Hizbul Mujahideen le...

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  • Nitish decision unfortunate, says Sharad Yadav
Nitish decision unfortunate, says Sharad Yadav

Bihar saw a major midnight political drama soon after Nitish Kumar resigned on Wednesday as Bihar Chief Minister to protest against his deputy and RJD Supremo Lalu Yadav's son Tejashwi Yadav's stubbornness to stay in the Cabinet despite being named in an F.I.R.

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  • Dublin is a ideal home for the European Medicines Agency says Minister
Dublin is a ideal home for the European Medicines Agency says Minister

On Monday, Luxembourg was one of the last countries to make its application official. "We're talking about human beings and their future choice of a new city where they will be living", European Union commission spokeswoman Mina Andreeva said on Tuesday.

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  • Two days in Phoenix, two babies dead in hot cars
Two days in Phoenix, two babies dead in hot cars

Temperatures in Phoenix can frequently surpass 100 degrees during the summer. Phoenix Fire: One year old found dead after being left in vehicle for 2 hours. Arizona has one of the nation's worst rates of children dying in hot cars at, 18.1 per 1 million people, according to the organization's database. According to NoHeatStroke.org's research, ...

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  • Based THAAD system intercepts target missile over Pacific
Based THAAD system intercepts target missile over Pacific

Gen. Sam Greaves , MDA's director, said in the statement. This was the 15th tests for the THAAD weapon system. The U.S. began deploying THAAD in South Korea in March after North Korea launched a salvo of Scud missiles into the East Sea/Sea of Japan .

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  • Donald Trump pushes out Greek-American Reince Priebus
Donald Trump pushes out Greek-American Reince Priebus

MCEVERS: NPR's Geoff Bennett is with us now to talk about this. "I want to congratulate John Kelly , who has done an incredible job of secretary of homeland security", Trump said. Mr Priebus said in a televised statement from the White House: "The President has a right to hit a reset button". Trump has picked Homeland Security Secretary John ...

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  • Congress' Gujarat crisis: Party alleges 44 lawmakers camping in Bengaluru threatened, bribed
Congress' Gujarat crisis: Party alleges 44 lawmakers camping in Bengaluru threatened, bribed

The three MLAs may also be moved to Kodagu. He said there was "no truth" that they were kept at the resort against their will and "were all free and talking to our family and relatives". In a petition submitted before the Election Commission, Azad, who was accompanied by Manish Tewari, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Vivek Tankha, said, "the might of mon...

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  • Trump names new Chief of Staff to replace Reince Priebus
Trump names new Chief of Staff to replace Reince Priebus

In the swirl of Shakespearean intrigue that surrounds Donald Trump's White House, Priebus' fortunes have always been a source of speculation, given his limited role, colorful band of rivals and the president's public slights. He will start work on Monday, a White House spokesperson says. Another early departure from the Trump White House was Na...

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  • Pakistan to elect new prime minister on Tuesday
Pakistan to elect new prime minister on Tuesday

Since Mr. Shahbaz Sharif is now serving as Chief Minister of Punjab province, he will have to be elected on a National Assembly seat to get the slot of Prime Minister. Sharif has had a history of rocky relations with Pakistan's powerful military and he has been removed from office three times. "Political uncertainty and instability in Pakistan will...

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  • Paul Ryan's Border Tax Is Dead In The Water
Paul Ryan's Border Tax Is Dead In The Water

The six lead negotiators on tax reform today issued a joint statement on how they plan to move forward with changing the USA tax code. But, the BAT came under fire from retailers especially, who made the argument that it would increase costs that they would have to pass to consumers.

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  • Reince Priebus out as Trump's Chief of Staff
Reince Priebus out as Trump's Chief of Staff

Kelly is "a Great American and a Great Leader". After it was announced that Priebus would be leaving, a friend of the Homeland Security secretary told The Washington Post that Kelly, a tough talking Bostoner who spent 45 years in the Marines, is ideally suited to confront the challenges he'll face.

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  • Putin in Finland on centenary of independence from Russian Federation
Putin in Finland on centenary of independence from Russian Federation

The Russian strongman slammed the intensifying probe into Russian meddling in the USA presidential election , saying it bore witness to "a rise in anti-Russian hysteria" in Washington. Nevertheless he did not give any detail on what Russia's response could be, saying simply: " we will see ", adding that he had not seen the final version of the U.S...

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  • Fierce fire exchange at Ruto's house as elite cops enter home
Fierce fire exchange at Ruto's house as elite cops enter home

The media and public have been barred to about 500metres from the home and Rift Valley Regional Coordinator and Uasin Gishu County Commander are on scene . "Other officers were quickly mobilised and the intruder was forced to hide at a building that is still under construction next to the gate", Boinnet said.

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  • Russian Federation orders U.S. to cut diplomatic staff
Russian Federation orders U.S. to cut diplomatic staff

The new package of sanctions aims to hit President Vladimir Putin and his inner circle by targeting allegedly corrupt officials, human rights abusers and crucial sectors of the Russian economy, including weapons sales and energy exports. "President Donald J Trump read early drafts of the bill and negotiated regarding critical elements of it", Whi...

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  • 'The Project' Hosts Were Left In Tears Over Charlie Gard's Lost Fight
'The Project' Hosts Were Left In Tears Over Charlie Gard's Lost Fight

President Donald Trump and some members of the U.S. Congress. So, what the hospital is saying, really, is that Professor Hirano never really cared about Charlie and he played on the emotions of the baby's parents for profit because he's callous and morally empty.

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  • After Bihar & Gujarat, political turmoil hits SP, BSP; Akhilesh alleges BJP conspiracy
After Bihar & Gujarat, political turmoil hits SP, BSP; Akhilesh alleges BJP conspiracy

There were reports that senior leaders tried to contact their respective MLCs - Bukkal Nawab and Yashwant Singh from SP and Thakur Jaiveer Singh from BSP - but in vain.Speculations about the three MLCs drifting towards BJP didn't seem to be unfounded.

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  • Supreme Court no to rape victim, 10, aborting foetus
Supreme Court no to rape victim, 10, aborting foetus

The woman had sought the medical termination of her pregnancy on the opinion of a paediatric neurologist that her foetus was suffering from a neurological problem which would likely aggravate with time. According to the law, abortion can not be allowed if the pregnancy crosses 20 weeks until and unless there is a threat to the life of the mother. ...

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  • US Treasury sanctions Iranian companies after 'provocative' satellite launch
US Treasury sanctions Iranian companies after 'provocative' satellite launch

SHIG was already under UN, US and European Union sanctions. This picture released by the official website of the Iranian Defense Ministry on Thursday, July 27, 2017, claims to show the Simorgh satellite-carrying rocket at Imam Khomeini National Space Center in an undisclosed location, Iran.

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  • Trump speaks in NY town hit hard by gang violence
Trump speaks in NY town hit hard by gang violence

The president urged Congress to find money to pay for 10,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers "so that we can eliminate MS-13". Outside the Suffolk County Community College campus in Brentwood, where Trump will address law enforcement officials, representatives from community organizations called the speech an effort to make immigra...

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  • Trump names John Kelly chief of staff
Trump names John Kelly chief of staff

This presumably means that Kelly will resign as Homeland Security Secretary , but the White House hasn't confirmed that this is the case. The president thanked Mr Priebus for his "service and dedication to his country". Priebus and Scaramucci have always been at odds. Priebus had tried unsuccessfully to block Scaramucci's hiring. "Ever", Priebus...

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  • Charlie Gard Has Died
Charlie Gard Has Died

A lawyer for Charlie's court-appointed guardian had told the High Court that no hospice could provide care for intensively ventilated children for a long time, so the parents' wish to spend several days with him could not be fulfilled. A court had ordered the 11-month-old to be moved to a hospice from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) where his l...

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  • Flash Flood Warning issued for Westmoreland Co, heavy rain possible
Flash Flood Warning issued for Westmoreland Co, heavy rain possible

Clair and Blount counties, on Friday . The Baltimore area is in for an average of between two and three inches of rain, with the potential for up to six inches in localized areas, according to the National Weather Service . Rain for the Harrisburg, York and Lancaster areas is expected to start after 2 p.m. Friday . Additional rainfall is likel...

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  • Woman killed aboard cruise ship off Southeast Alaska
Woman killed aboard cruise ship off Southeast Alaska

Tuesday "resulting in the death of a 39-year-old female guest from Utah". The Emerald Princess is in the midst of a seven-day roundtrip cruise from Seattle that departed Sunday. The ship was diverted to Juneau because of the investigation. Court documents say a man entered the cabin and saw the woman on the floor covered in blood.

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  • Baby Charlie to die in hospice judge rules
Baby Charlie to die in hospice judge rules

The terminally ill child will "inevitably" die soon after artificial ventilation is removed, judge Mr Justice Francis said . The 11-month-old's life support will then be removed after an undisclosed amount of time. s. president Donald Trump in favor of the parents of the baby, the hospital had re-started the procedures for reviewing the file. Up...

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  • Man slain at protest in western Venezuela
Man slain at protest in western Venezuela

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has lashed out against the U.S. government after it imposed sanctions on 13 of his regime's top officials, as the South American country's violent anti-government protests have led to more deaths. But in his country, where there are widespread shortages of basic goods and soaring inflation, protesters are...

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  • Inmate Found After Escaping From High-Security at Rikers
Inmate Found After Escaping From High-Security at Rikers

Panic and chaos broke out Wednesday night (July 26) when the Rikers Island staff noticed the inmate head count was off by one, which led to a seven-hour manhunt to locate the escapee. He was recently rearrested. "Their coordinated actions helped safely return this inmate to custody". After he escaped, the facility was locked down and Rikers was p...

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  • Transgender Marine veteran disagrees with Trump's military ban
Transgender Marine veteran disagrees with Trump's military ban

Trump in a tweet on Tuesday said, "After consultation with my generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US Military ".

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  • Rafael Devers homers for first career hit
Rafael Devers homers for first career hit

WASHINGTON - One day after expressing hope Stephen Strasburg would make his next start, the Washington Nationals will place the right-hander on the 10-day disabled list. "I was aggressive on the play", Heredia said through a translator. That's part of baseball. "He's a great kid, from what I've seen and talked to him".

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  • North Korean Development, Shortages Go Hand in Hand
North Korean Development, Shortages Go Hand in Hand

North Korea has experienced other significant droughts (2012 and 2014) and floods (2006, 2007, 2012 and 2016) that affected food supplies but did not lead to widespread starvation. While the volume is small, it's becoming a point of tension between President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump, who's pressing Russian Federation and ...

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  • Hillary To Release Tell-All Campaign Book
Hillary To Release Tell-All Campaign Book

Twitter immediately reacted with imaginative edits of the book cover and title explaining their versions of " What Happened " in the election. Perhaps the title should have been " What Happened to Hillary Clinton ". The election of 2016 was unprecedented and historic. Simon & Schuster told The Associated Press on Thursday that Clinton's book ...

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  • Father Arrested After Allegedly Abandoning Infant In Parking Lot
Father Arrested After Allegedly Abandoning Infant In Parking Lot

The man had driven away. Surveillance video from Mega Smoke Shop, next door to the barber shop , shows a man pulling into a parking spot around 3 p.m. The baby's mother spoke with police and is not considered a suspect, police said. The baby is in critical but stable condition. "Saw if someone was around then just pulled out".

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  • Thanks for the blockade, we are now stronger: Qatar Petroleum
Thanks for the blockade, we are now stronger: Qatar Petroleum

Saudi Arabia and its allies unveiled a "terrorist" blacklist on July 25 of 18 organizations and individuals suspected of links with Islamist extremism that they said had ties with regional rival Qatar. Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani said in a televised address on Friday that his country is ready for dialogue to resolve the diplomati...

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  • Insurance firm: 2 employees hurt in Swiss attack
Insurance firm: 2 employees hurt in Swiss attack

Authorities have warned that the suspect is risky and is likely to be armed. Christina Wettstein, a spokesperson for the insurance company CSS, said two of the company's employees were injured, one seriously. A dog-walker said she had seen him in the woods near Schaffhausen for the last few weeks. Speaking shortly after the Monday morning attac...

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  • Takata airbag scandal: Class action filed against three vehicle manufacturers
Takata airbag scandal: Class action filed against three vehicle manufacturers

Five auto manufacturers have admitted switching airbags for identical devices in Australia as a temporary solution. But the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ( NHTSA ) has said that Takata tests showed the inflator propellant can degrade and will pose a safety risk if the inflators aren't replaced.

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