Tuesday July 17-th, 2018

Maldives crisis : Former President Nasheed asks India to send army, envoy Maldives crisis : Former President Nasheed asks India to send army, envoy

The gave no details about the allegations or charges against the two judges. The country's opposition has called on the global community to support the implementation of a Supreme Court ruling, which ordered the release of opposition leaders and ...

Two killed in crash involving Amtrak train, freight train Two killed in crash involving Amtrak train, freight train

The cause of Sunday morning's deadly train crash in SC appears to be the most basic one imaginable: The Amtrak train that plowed into a parked freight train was on the wrong track, say state officials. Both individuals killed were Amtrak personne...

United Nations chief: 200m women, girls genitally-mutilated United Nations chief: 200m women, girls genitally-mutilated

In fact, World Health Organization maintains a broad definition of FGM to avoid all loopholes that might allow the practice to continue. A majority of the female respondents reported they felt low self-esteem, shame, betrayal, anger, and suffered fro...

Milwaukee Bucks acquire Tyler Zeller from Brooklyn Nets Milwaukee Bucks acquire Tyler Zeller from Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn is trading Tyler Zeller to Milwaukee, league sources tell ESPN . Vaughn is averaging 5.1 FanDuel points per game this season. It's unclear what type of role Zeller will walk into in Milwaukee, but he figures to be a part of the benc...

Palestinian teen dies in Israeli West Bank arrest raid Palestinian teen dies in Israeli West Bank arrest raid

He was reportedly a teacher at a yeshiva, or religious school. A Reuters witness said about 200 Palestinians were throwing stones at Israeli military vehicles when a gunshot was heard, adding that a wounded person was then carried to a auto.

Pennsylvania's Redistricting Crisis Deepens as SCOTUS Takes Hard Pass on Getting Involved Pennsylvania's Redistricting Crisis Deepens as SCOTUS Takes Hard Pass on Getting Involved

Yet, gerrymandering still plays a significant role in exacerbating partisan polarization. As Reason's Ron Bailey has pointed out , independent redistricting commissions tend to gerrymander just as much as legislators do. In Maryland , there have ...

DFP thanks Pakistan for observing 'Kashmir Solidarity Day' DFP thanks Pakistan for observing 'Kashmir Solidarity Day'

He also prayed that the freedom struggle in Indian held Kashmir achieves victory soon. He said that the pain and sufferings of the people of Occupied Kashmir are the pain and sufferings of Pakistan . A one-minute silence was observed nationwide at 1...

Sinn Fein policing spokesman seeks legal advice after removing clamp from vehicle Sinn Fein policing spokesman seeks legal advice after removing clamp from vehicle

A social media video showed Gerry Kelly removing the device after it had been put on when he was inside a gym in Belfast city centre on Friday morning. I have contacted the company and paid the fine. Sinn Féin has issued a statement from Mr Kelly...

Deputy dead, two other law enforcement officers injured in Colorado Springs shooting Deputy dead, two other law enforcement officers injured in Colorado Springs shooting

Three officers , two El Paso County Sheriff's deputies and a Colorado Springs Police officer, have been shot in Colorado Springs. A civilian was injured as well. "Once again, a member of Colorado law enforcement has made the ultimate sacrifice whi...

House Intelligence panel votes to release Democrats' rebuttal of Nunes memo House Intelligence panel votes to release Democrats' rebuttal of Nunes memo

Devin Nunes on alleged misconduct by the Justice Department and the FBI, Democrats came out on the offensive against this weekend, calling the memo "reckless" and a "political hit job". After President Donald Trump declassified the memo, the Republi...

Nagaland polls: Centre hopeful of nominations soon Nagaland polls: Centre hopeful of nominations soon

The party also released its list of candidates. At the manifesto release programme, NCP state unit president Vanthungo Odyuo said the party will field at least 10 candidates and its high command has approved the first six names. It also recognized ...

Selling pakodas not shameful: Amit Shah in maiden RS speech Selling pakodas not shameful: Amit Shah in maiden RS speech

PM Narendra Modi , in his interview with Zee News recently , had said, "If a man selling pakodas outside the Zee TV office takes home Rs 200 at the end of the day, is that not employment?" Selling pakodas is not a shameful job, comparing one w...

Chandrababu Naidu holds crucial TDP meeting Chandrababu Naidu holds crucial TDP meeting

Commenting upon Chandrababu Naidu's political career, Thackeray said thatTelugu Desam party under Naidu's leadership has availed benefits from being an alliance partner of Congress as well as that of BJP . CPI Andhra secretary K Ramakrishna demanded...

Nassar to be sentenced in Eaton County Monday Nassar to be sentenced in Eaton County Monday

But more than 260 women and girls say Nassar sexually abused them under the guise of medical treatment. The Times published a report laying out a timeline of the FBI's investigation into Nassar, which raised serious questions as to how the bigg...

New bipartisan immigration plan to be introduced in the Senate New bipartisan immigration plan to be introduced in the Senate

The senators' bill would provide legal status and a path to citizenship for young immigrants who have lived in the US since December 31, 2013, aides said Sunday. A three-day partial government shutdown last month was forced in part by Democrats w...

Tillerson: US may slap Venezuela with oil sanctions Tillerson: US may slap Venezuela with oil sanctions

But taking the next step - banning sales of Venezuelan oil in the United States and halting refining of Venezuelan crude by USA companies - is more complicated because of the potential harm to the already suffering Venezuelan people as well as to...

Russia steps up Idlib strikes after Sukhoi jet downing Russia steps up Idlib strikes after Sukhoi jet downing

A Turkish-backed Syrian rebel fighter stands guard at a checkpoint in the Syrian town of Azaz on a road leading to Afrin, on February 1, 2018. Rebels forces have shot down Syrian fighter jets and other Russian military aircraft. Video posted on soc...

United States nuclear doctrine bringing humankind closer to annihilation: Zarif United States nuclear doctrine bringing humankind closer to annihilation: Zarif

Zarif's comments came three days after the Pentagon announced its plan to expand the nuclear capabilities of the United States in the face of a growing threat from Russian Federation. China "has always kept its own nuclear forces at the minimum level...

Andrew Wilkinson wins BC Liberal leadership after party's 2017 defeat Andrew Wilkinson wins BC Liberal leadership after party's 2017 defeat

Wilkinson immediately began to galvanize the party to fight a referendum this fall on proportional representation, saying it would benefit the NDP and Greens who support changing the province's voting system. Wilkinson ran his campaign on four priori...

Sole surviving Paris attacks suspect to go on trial in Belgium Sole surviving Paris attacks suspect to go on trial in Belgium

French authorities have refused to confirm the move or the security measures for transporting the prisoner to and from Brussels each day for the trial. Abdeslam arrived in the Belgian capital on Monday morning after being transferred from a prison ...

No. 17 Ohio State suspends guard Williams No. 17 Ohio State suspends guard Williams

Trailing by ten at the half, the Nittany Lions embarked on an epic comeback to keep their win streak alive. With Penn State football coach James Franklin sitting mat side and Harrisburg High star Micah Parsons - the Lions true freshman football sig...

Snow apocalypse in Moscow: power outage, flight delays, casualties Snow apocalypse in Moscow: power outage, flight delays, casualties

A tree branch laden with snow killed one and injured two in the Russian capital on Saturday, the capital's mayor Sergey Sobyanin wrote on his VKontakte social network page. "Be careful. The forecast says the weather will get worse", he later said v...

When will the Eagles' parade be if they win the Super Bowl? When will the Eagles' parade be if they win the Super Bowl?

Key play: The Eagles defense, who struggled to pressure on Tom Brady throughout the game, finally got to Brady as the Patriots' quarterback was trying to lead yet another game-winning drive. Key drive: After the Patriots took their first lead...

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