• Five injured in Swiss chainsaw attack
Five injured in Swiss chainsaw attack

They said the assault was "not an act of terror", but also not random. One witness told Swiss paper Blick: "The police completely sealed off the old town". Police said Wrousis, 51, who was not previously known in the area, is likely armed and unsafe. Another three people were slightly injured in the attack, police said.

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  • HDFC Bank's quarterly net profit up 20%
HDFC Bank's quarterly net profit up 20%

Total income grew 14.82% to Rs 221.85 billion over Rs 193.22 billion in the same period a year ago. In March 2017, the ratio of gross NPAs to loans stood at 1.5%. The higher bad loans had the bank making higher provisions which nearly doubled, which led it miss the street estimate on the bottomline. This was higher compared to other income of Rs ...

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  • Sri Lankan navy saves 2 more young elephants from drowning
Sri Lankan navy saves 2 more young elephants from drowning

Neither of the elephants were injured during the operation and were seen walking inland after making it to the beach. The two elephants were carefully guided to the shore without harming them.They were released into Foul Point jungle once they reached the shore.

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  • Mandela book withdrawn after outrage from widow
Mandela book withdrawn after outrage from widow

While it is easy to sympathise with some of these sentiments, when it comes to Mandela these issues are far more complex. In a televised interview on news channel eNCA on Sunday, Ramlakan said he had received permission to write the book from the Mandela family.

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  • SC gasoline prices edge up, still lowest in nation
SC gasoline prices edge up, still lowest in nation

As the family-tourism peak season in Metro Orlando chugs toward the Labor Day holiday weekend considered to be the close of summer vacations, the low gas prices that have helped travelers' wallets have begun to rise - and could keep going according to an analyst.

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  • Iraqi Government Has No Clue of 39 Missing Indians
Iraqi Government Has No Clue of 39 Missing Indians

In a major setback to India's efforts to trace the missing Indians in Iraq, the Iraqi Foreign Minister said that he is not sure about the fate of 39 missing Indians. forces. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, right, greets her Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari in New Delhi , Monday, July 24, 2017. He said some IS-held areas were still b...

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  • Utah County parents arrested for giving drugs to newborn daughter
Utah County parents arrested for giving drugs to newborn daughter

The investigation also revealed Christenson was heavily using heroin and prescription pain medication during her pregnancy. As a result, the baby was born already addicted to drugs , police say. She was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Christenson faces similar charges, but hasn't yet entered a plea. The infant girl was evaluated at...

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  • German Teenager Suspected of Trying to Join ISIS Is Found in Iraq
German Teenager Suspected of Trying to Join ISIS Is Found in Iraq

An Iraqi reporter commissioned by respected daily Süddeutscher Zeitung and public broadcasters NDR and WDR spoke to the girl at an undisclosed military hospital in Baghdad . They were part of 20 members of the all-female police force of ISIS that included Russian, Turkish, Canadian and Chechen nationals. While some have been killed in battle...

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  • Syrian army declares ceasefire in several areas near Damascus
Syrian army declares ceasefire in several areas near Damascus

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Saturday had been relatively calm after the ceasefire took effect with isolated incidents of shellfire. Russian Federation said hours earlier it had signed a deal with "moderate" Syrian rebels at peace talks in Cairo on how a safe zone would function in eastern Ghouta.

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  • Minneapolis Shooting: Mayor Betsy Hodges Faces Resignation Demands, Police Chief Quits
Minneapolis Shooting: Mayor Betsy Hodges Faces Resignation Demands, Police Chief Quits

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau stepped down from his resigned on Friday , after last week's fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minnesota police officer. A United States police chief has resigned amid an uproar over the officer-involved fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian bride-to-be. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal App...

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  • Andrew Robertson Can Free Up Milner for Other Duties
Andrew Robertson Can Free Up Milner for Other Duties

Midfielder James Milner has filled in at left-back ever since but with Robertson's signing the No.7 will now be able to move back into a more natural role. But one got a feeling that this arrangement was always going to be a stop-gap one and would not last beyond a season or two. The newspaper says the deal will see Liverpool pay Leipzig the ...

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  • Threat of T'Storms Possible for Night In Venice
Threat of T'Storms Possible for Night In Venice

Sunshine will stick around for the first half of the work week until showers and storms return late on Wednesday and into Thursday . The surface high will remain over the central to southern Florida peninsula into next week while a frontal boundary lies to our north.

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  • Eight found dead in Texas truck, human traffickers blamed
Eight found dead in Texas truck, human traffickers blamed

Authorities don't know how long that truck had been sitting in the Walmart parking lot or where it came from, but they know it had no air conditioning. Measures to harden global borders encourage would-be migrants to turn to smugglers and fear of deportation deters whistle-blowing, they said. "This happens quite frequently".

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  • Errant US airstrike kills 12 Afghan security forces
Errant US airstrike kills 12 Afghan security forces

The US air strikes are part of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission to support Afghan forces against the Taliban. Local officials said 20 more officers are missing and that it wasn't clear if they had been kidnapped or if they had escaped.

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  • Jared Kushner Omitted At Least $10 Million In AssetsDisclosure
Jared Kushner Omitted At Least $10 Million In AssetsDisclosure

In the amended filing released on Friday, he disclosed the existence of dozens of subsidiaries he had not reported previously, generally connected to entities he mentioned in that first report. Trump gave up her right to performance-linked payments from three Trump real estate companies and instead receives fixed payments totaling $1.5 million a ye...

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  • Kerala: Congress MLA Vincent arrested on charges of rape
Kerala: Congress MLA Vincent arrested on charges of rape

The accused identified as M Vincent was taken into custody today. Earlier, the woman and her husband had approached the MLA seeking protection from some person who had been pestering her. On Saturday, he filed an anticipatory bail plea before the court but the court set aside his petition for hearing on Monday. The prosecution case was that t...

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  • Poland's senate approves contentious court bill
Poland's senate approves contentious court bill

Since coming into power in 2015, the ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party has sought to tighten government influence over courts, and brought prosecutors and state media under direct government control. Political opponents, rights groups and the European Union have said the changes undermine the separation of powers between the executive...

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  • Aaron Judge plays catch with Mariners fan between innings
Aaron Judge plays catch with Mariners fan between innings

Instead, they enter Saturday's game against the New York Yankees at 48-50 and trailing New York and Tampa Bay by 3 1/2 games. Headley led off with a double and scored on Clint Frazier's double. It happened in the fifth inning of the Yankees-Mariners game on Friday night. Sabathia allowed just one run on four hits in five-plus innings to get t...

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  • Cal Fire: Mariposa residents' return home 'being planned'
Cal Fire: Mariposa residents' return home 'being planned'

The Mariposa sheriff said at a community meeting Thursday night in Merced that law enforcement will be out in full force as people return home to discourage looting and other criminal activity. Authorities said Friday that the fire has destroyed 58 homes in the Sierra Nevada foothills. While the Mariposa evacuations were lifted, the town of ...

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  • GREAT AMERICAN ECLIPSE: What Charlotte can expect to see
GREAT AMERICAN ECLIPSE: What Charlotte can expect to see

On Aug. 21 , part of OR will see the moon completely block the sun's face in a total solar eclipse . A total solar eclipse occurs somewhere in the world about every 18 months, but for the moon and the sun to align perfectly to create a total solar eclipse in the United States is rare.

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  • Qatar targeted by 'unprecedented' campaign: Emir
Qatar targeted by 'unprecedented' campaign: Emir

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt imposed sanctions on Qatar, accusing it of financing extremist groups and allying with their arch-foe Iran, allegations that Doha denies. He said: "They have been very aggressive in implementing that agreement, so I think we're satisfied with the effort they're putting forth". Sheikh Tam...

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  • Pakistan says Indian attack in Kashmir kills 3
Pakistan says Indian attack in Kashmir kills 3

Indian director general of military operations Lt-General A K Bhatt told his Pakistani counterpart Major General Sahir Shamshad Mirza over the hotline to exercise "strict control" over his troops and instruct them to refrain from any "nefarious activities".

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  • The conditions for OJ Simpson's release from prison have been revealed
The conditions for OJ Simpson's release from prison have been revealed

Simpson faces release as early as October 1, after serving nine years. A board spokesman said that Nevada law does not require an expression of remorse as a criteria for winning parole, though he said it could be noted as a mitigating factor.

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  • Texas Senate gives sunset bills final approval
Texas Senate gives sunset bills final approval

But for now, the two-part legislation is moving forward, and with that, makes way for other discussions. "I will bring the pizza and the soda pop", Lt. Texas' largest business lobbying group is announcing a radio campaign opposing a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" being revived in the Legislature.

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  • Brussels threatens Poland sanctions, unprecedented for its judicial reforms
Brussels threatens Poland sanctions, unprecedented for its judicial reforms

The vote came a day after the European Union gave its largest formerly communist member state a week to shelve judicial reforms that Brussels says would put courts under direct government control. After Thursday's vote, if the Polish government does not back down, the European Union executive could also trigger Article 7 for the first time in E...

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  • OJ Simpson's parole hearing
OJ Simpson's parole hearing

OJ Simpson was arrested for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman on 17th June 1994. Dershowitz discussed Simpson's current situation, where he faces a maximum of 33 years in prison if he is not paroled. A much younger OJ Simpson . "Thank you, thank you", Simpson, 70, told the board after the decision was reached...

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  • Beijing calls on USA to ease trade rules
Beijing calls on USA to ease trade rules

In his opening remarks to the annual US-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross criticised China's $347bn (£266bn) trade surplus with the US, saying it was not the product of market forces. Canada, Mexico, Brazil, the European Union and Japan are among the top steel exporters to the United States. "As a practical ma...

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  • After Exxon Fine for Sanctions Violations, Calls for Rex Tillerson to Resign
After Exxon Fine for Sanctions Violations, Calls for Rex Tillerson to Resign

But, according to Treasury, "despite these prohibitions and ExxonMobil's global market and sophistication, ExxonMobil moved forward with signing the legal documents with designated person Igor Sechin between on or about May 14, 2014 and on or about May 23, 2014".

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  • U.S. laptop ban lifted for Saudi Arabian Airlines
U.S. laptop ban lifted for Saudi Arabian Airlines

Officials said the measures were aimed at ending a limited in-cabin ban on laptops that had targeted nine airlines, and preventing an expansion of that ban to additional airports in Europe and elsewhere. The revised directive provided the airlines with more flexibility in implementing the measures, Laplan said. Senior U.S. officials visited...

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  • Hindu Nationalism Risks Pushing India Into War: China State-Run Media
Hindu Nationalism Risks Pushing India Into War: China State-Run Media

China claimed that it was constructing the road within its territory, and has been demanding immediate pull-out of the Indian troops from the Dokalam plateau. China brought more construction material to the point where the unilateral status of the border ended, the minister said, adding all countries were with India as they understood New Delhi's ...

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  • Germany warns Turkey of reprisals over refusal to free activist
Germany warns Turkey of reprisals over refusal to free activist

Gabriel also said he doesn't see how the government can continue guaranteeing companies' investments in Turkey in the absence of "legal security" and will have to consider what it does about export guarantees. Turkey says Germany's demand for the release of a German human rights trainer is "unacceptable" and an attempt to interfere with the ...

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  • Trump's voter fraud group holds first public meeting
Trump's voter fraud group holds first public meeting

There always is". "This isn't a war on voter fraud ". Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray was among the Republican officials who rebuffed the commission's request. A September 2016 Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll found that only 4 in 10 people polled expressed a lot of confidence in votes being counted accurately...

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  • England Women bidding for World Cup glory
England Women bidding for World Cup glory

Yet du Preez and Sune Luus kept the score ticking over to pose a challenging total, with the winners of this encounter playing either Australia or India in Sunday's final, to be held at Lord's. Anya Shrubsole: Completes England's seam armoury, but earned fresh recognition for her batting when she strode out at number 10 and promptly pasted h...

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  • Croatia's annual inflation slows in June
Croatia's annual inflation slows in June

The lower than expected inflation rate for June is likely to have a significant impact on expectations with the more hawkish members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) finding it much more hard to justify raising interest rates immediately, especially as the rate did not move above 3.0%.

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  • Hot Mic: Netanyahu Slams EU's Behavior Toward Israel as 'Crazy'
Hot Mic: Netanyahu Slams EU's Behavior Toward Israel as 'Crazy'

I think it's actually insane", Netanyahu said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the European Union would not survive if it didn't change its stance on Israel, the Guardian reported Tuesday. Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a precondition for closer ties with the 28-state bloc, and trumpeted Israel as essential to Europe's prosp...

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