Thursday August 16-th, 2018

Modi, Putin to hold informal summit in Russian Federation Modi, Putin to hold informal summit in Russian Federation

India's deep military and strategic ties with Russian Federation date back to the beginning of the Cold War even as New Delhi led a movement of "non-aligned" countries that declared their tilt with neither Washington nor Moscow. "This will be an im...

Germany sees difficulties in shielding firms after US exits Iran deal Germany sees difficulties in shielding firms after US exits Iran deal

Lavrov said that Russian Federation understands Iran's position, adding that the U.S. action in pulling out from the JCPOA was harmful for the non-proliferation regime. "The JCPOA corresponds to the balance of commitments between the Iranian side and...

First primary since congressional redistricting in Pennsylvania First primary since congressional redistricting in Pennsylvania

Two races in our area that are being watched closely are the Democratic Primary in the 2nd District and the Republican Senate Primary. Both the geography and the district numbers have changed in the reshuffling move. He's challenged by Democrat Jes...

Minnesota activists join national Poor People's Campaign Minnesota activists join national Poor People's Campaign

A protester from Louisburg, Peggy Lucas, said that rich plutocrats consider the poor the enemy. The Rev. William Barber is one of two leaders of the national Poor People's Campaign. Jackson Police were called and activists were removed from the s...

HUL hits 52-week high on strong Q4 show HUL hits 52-week high on strong Q4 show

The net sales of the company in Q4 increased 2.62 per cent to Rs 9,003 crore from Rs 8,773 crore in March past year. Household Care growth was led by strong performance in Vim,"the company said". The HUL management said that there is gradual impr...

Embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens wins at least temporary court victory Embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens wins at least temporary court victory

A trial date has not been set in that case. Greitens has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing and has refused to resign. "Today, the prosecutor dropped the false charges against me". The prosecutor's said it would refile the invasion of privacy char...

Closing North Korea nuclear test site an important step, says United Nations chief Closing North Korea nuclear test site an important step, says United Nations chief

One fact that aligns USA interests with South Korea's is that we station over 20,000 USA military personnel and a substantial number of their dependents in the part of the country that would be the scene of intense fighting in a conflict with North K...

Defector: North Korea will never give up their nukes Defector: North Korea will never give up their nukes

We have a long way to go in securing a denuclearized North Korea, peace in the Middle East and the return of more Americans unjustly held overseas, but this week was an important step and one we should all reflect upon. President Trump praised the ...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern reveals details on maternity leave handover New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern reveals details on maternity leave handover

Ardern, 37, ended by saying she is "certainly hoping for the best" when it comes to the plan however as parents know, babies have been known to arrive earlier and later than their expected due date. After more pressing by the National leader on the s...

At Least 41 Palestinians Killed in Protests as US Opens Jerusalem Embassy At Least 41 Palestinians Killed in Protests as US Opens Jerusalem Embassy

Shapiro said Trump should have made it clear that the U.S. Embassy to a future Palestinian state could go in East Jerusalem . Israel captured East Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war and annexed it in a move not recognised by the worldwide c...

Ed Sheeran's wealth grew by £28 million in 2017 Ed Sheeran's wealth grew by £28 million in 2017

Their fortune jumped by £4.44 billion, with their India-based vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland and the Mumbai-based IndusInd Bank having a particularly successful year. Britain's rich are getting richer, but the cast of Britain's 1,000 richest peop...

Government to invest in brain cancer research in honour of Tessa Jowell Government to invest in brain cancer research in honour of Tessa Jowell

Lord O'Shaughnessy said: "We are deeply saddened by this loss - Tessa Jowell did more than anyone to shine a light on the need to improve research and care for people with brain cancer". "She was a people-focused politician, she was a feminist and ...

Co-Pilot Sucked Partway Out of Plane After Cockpit Window Breaks Off Co-Pilot Sucked Partway Out of Plane After Cockpit Window Breaks Off

According to Sichuan Airlines, the reason was due to a " mechanical failure " but no further details were available. The windshield shattered about 7 am at least 100 kilometers into the journey. After landing, several passengers were transported to...

MH370 pilot 'deliberately dodged radar' to ensure plane was never found MH370 pilot 'deliberately dodged radar' to ensure plane was never found

Simon Hardy, a Boeing 777 pilot and instructor, recreated MH370's flight plan using military radar and determined Shah flew in and out of Malaysia and Thailand's airspace to confuse observers. But the " 60 Minutes " experts tried to answer one of...

Mom Denies Abuse After 10 Kids Removed From California Home Mom Denies Abuse After 10 Kids Removed From California Home

Meanwhile, the children's mother, Ina Rogers, a 30-year-old Fairfield resident, has been booked on child neglect charges. She went on to say she was surprised police had charged the most serious accusations against her husband, as he wasn't the d...

Prosecutors dismiss an invasion of privacy charge against Missouri governor Eric Greitens Prosecutors dismiss an invasion of privacy charge against Missouri governor Eric Greitens

Assistant St. Louis Circuit Attorney Ronald Sullivan announced that he was withdrawing the case Monday and said he wanted to switch to using a special prosecutor because Greitens' lawyers planned to call St. Defense attorneys have cited a litany of c...

Former Democratic Leader Harry Reid Being Treated For Pancreatic Cancer Former Democratic Leader Harry Reid Being Treated For Pancreatic Cancer

Reid's family concluded their statement by thanking the team of doctors working with him. Well-wishers from both parties - including some former Republican opponents in Congress - released statements of support for Reid Monday. "We're all praying for...

Chinese double amputee finally summits Mount Everest Chinese double amputee finally summits Mount Everest

The ruling was overturned by Nepal's top court in March, which branded it as discriminatory towards people with disabilities. Meanwhile a team deployed to fix ropes from Everest's north in Tibet reached the summit on Monday, said the Himalayan Data...

Close-Up of Fissure 17 Erupting Near Hawaii's Leilani Estates Close-Up of Fissure 17 Erupting Near Hawaii's Leilani Estates

Two more fissures have opened as Kilauea continues to ravage Hawaii - this brings the total of fissures up to 19. Steaming cracks along one of the areas main routes, Highway 132, have raised concerns a new fissure may develop there, which would imp...

Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to reinstate death penalty to curb violence Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to reinstate death penalty to curb violence

Nebraska recently came close to abolishing the death penalty before reversing course. The amendatory veto plan additionally asks legislators to extend the 72-hour waiting period for delivery of all gun purchases, to ban bump stocks and trigger cran...

First Lady Melania Trump to Remain Hospitalized after Kidney Procedure First Lady Melania Trump to Remain Hospitalized after Kidney Procedure

In a press release issued by the first lady's communications director, the first lady's " embolization procedure" went smoothly without any complications. "The most common benign tumor of the kidney is something called a angiomyolipoma", he explai...

Guarantor States of Syria Ceasefire Convene in Astana Guarantor States of Syria Ceasefire Convene in Astana

The Iranian and Russian delegations have also held meetings with Bashar Ja'afari, representative for the Bashar al-Assad regime. The Russian delegation is led by Special Presidential Envoy for the Syrian Settlement Alexander Lavrentiev, the Iranian...

U.S. diplomat involved in accident allowed to leave Pakistan U.S. diplomat involved in accident allowed to leave Pakistan

State Department spokesman said Monday, two days after the diplomat reportedly was stopped from leaving the South Asian country. On Saturday, a special aircraft had landed at the Nur Khan Airbase to take Colonel Joseph, but was prevented by immigra...

New York City nanny to be sentenced in killing of two children New York City nanny to be sentenced in killing of two children

In a case that drew national headlines, Yoselyn Ortega, 56, faces life behind bars for slaying Lucia Krim, 6, nicknamed Lulu, and her 2-year-old brother, Leo, and leaving their bloody bodies in a bathtub in their luxury Manhattan apartment in October...

Mike Budenholzer Emerges As Leading Candidate For Raptors, Bucks Mike Budenholzer Emerges As Leading Candidate For Raptors, Bucks

Mike Budenholzer and the Atlanta Hawks parted ways after the 2017-18 National Basketball Association regular season, but two franchises are heavily interested in hiring the experienced head coach. Toronto, a team that's won for several seasons, has...

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