Tuesday June 19-th, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan takes aim at central bank independence Turkey's Erdogan takes aim at central bank independence

Turkey's foreign ministry said that an image of a statue of Ataturk had been used to portray an enemy protagonist in a scenario at the exercise. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg also issued an apology to Turkey over the incident .

Setback for Sharad Yadav; EC Sides with Nitish on Party Symbol Setback for Sharad Yadav; EC Sides with Nitish on Party Symbol

The JD (U) witnessed an informal split after Nitish Kumar chose to shun Lalu Yadav's RJD in Bihar and formed the next government with the support of BJP. Summary: "Equal opportunities to all sections of the society has been envisaged by our Constitu...

Love-Jihad? Former model says husband forced her to convert Love-Jihad? Former model says husband forced her to convert

He is now trying to evict me from our home. Asif married another girl and is also forcing her to convert to Islam. "But, he started building pressure so that I follow Islam, especially after I gave birth to a child", she alleged. Rashmi also stated t...

Turkish Prosecutors Open Probe of Former, Acting US Attorneys Turkish Prosecutors Open Probe of Former, Acting US Attorneys

Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation Saturday of two USA prosecutors involved in putting a Turkish-Iranian businessman on trial for allegedly violating US sanctions against Iran, according to Turkey's official news agency. Bharara has veheme...

Income Tax department raids Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence Income Tax department raids Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence

When the Poes Garden house was already under the custody of state government, why was there no prior intimation before trying to enter Jayalalithaa's room? He added that such acts are a betrayal of Jayalalithaa's soul. Reacting to Dinakaran's remark ...

Woman climbs through McDonald's drive-thru window to steal food and cash Woman climbs through McDonald's drive-thru window to steal food and cash

A McDonald's employee reported the theft at 5 a.m. after discovering the cash registers disturbed and $1,400 in cash missing. Cross appears to try to place an order from her vehicle, but the business was closed. She was also seen on video attempting ...

Rumours about Dar's resignation are fake: minister Rumours about Dar's resignation are fake: minister

It was reported that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is considering various options, including that of appointing a deputy finance minister and forming an economic advisory council of prominent people. Dar is a close aide of ousted prime minister...

Island News obtains 1-on-1 interview with Hawaii State Hospital escapee Island News obtains 1-on-1 interview with Hawaii State Hospital escapee

Authorities have captured the man officials called a "violent psychopath" after he escaped from a Hawaii hospital Sunday and fled to California, the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday. The victim was shot and repeatedly stabbed...

India Asks Pakistan to Allow Kulbhushan Jadhav to Meet His Mother India Asks Pakistan to Allow Kulbhushan Jadhav to Meet His Mother

Details of India's response have not been made public by officials but sources said India had asked that Jadhav's mother and a consular official should be allowed to join the meeting. Pakistan's Foreign Office said on Friday that Jadhav would be allo...

CHAN 2018: Nigeria to face Rwanda, Libya, Guinea in Group C CHAN 2018: Nigeria to face Rwanda, Libya, Guinea in Group C

Libya, the 2014 champions, make a return to feature for a third time at the competition after failing to defend their title at the previous edition. Before its selection, Morocco chose four stadiums to host the tournament: Agadir's Adrar stadium,...

Birmingham Young Republicans censure Roy Moore, pull endorsement Birmingham Young Republicans censure Roy Moore, pull endorsement

Moore says he does not intend to step aside. Moore, a hardline Christian conservative, has vehemently denied most of the allegations against him, and has resisted calls from a growing number of Republicans in Washington to withdraw from Alabama's s...

Rahul Gandhi set to take over as Congress chief before Gujarat elections Rahul Gandhi set to take over as Congress chief before Gujarat elections

Reports claimed the body will announce the schedule of election for the post of Congress President, following which the election would be held within 15 days. It is not clear whether the CWC will decide the role Sonia will play post Rahul's elevation...

Top Florida Dem resigns after women accuse him of creepy behavior Top Florida Dem resigns after women accuse him of creepy behavior

The general thrust of a Politico report compiling the accusations is that Bittel's behavior created a hostile workplace for the women. Emails released in July 2016 by WikiLeaks showed DNC staffers so disliked Bittel - then co-chairman of the DNC'...

USA threatens to close Palestinian office in DC USA threatens to close Palestinian office in DC

Palestine may stop all contacts with the U.S. administration if the office of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in Washington, D.C., is shut down. In 2011, under the Obama administration, the United States started letting the Palestinians f...

Woman Punched For Protesting 'Manspreading' In Subway Defended By Good Samaritan Woman Punched For Protesting 'Manspreading' In Subway Defended By Good Samaritan

Sam Saia , 37, of Brooklyn , ended up with a bloodied, swollen lip after the altercation. So she said she put her earbuds back in and then it turned even uglier. "I'm not on duty right now, but I will f-- you up". The Brooklyn man got off the tr...

Barcelona result against Leganes was misleading - Ernesto Valverde

Barca striker Luis Suarez snapped a goal drought spanning five games by scoring twice in his side's 3-0 win at Leganes on the outskirts of the Spanish capital, while substitute Paulinho poked in the third goal in injury time . "What mattered to ...

Saudi's King Salman to hand crown to son next week Saudi's King Salman to hand crown to son next week

Saudi Arabia recorded a budget deficit of $79bn a year ago and low oil prices have pushed the country into a recession. "Unless something dramatic happens, King Salman will announce the appointment of MBS as King of Saudi Arabia next week", the so...

US General Says He'd Resist 'Illegal' Nuclear Strike Order From Trump US General Says He'd Resist 'Illegal' Nuclear Strike Order From Trump

The comments come as the threat of nuclear attack from North Korea remains a serious concern and Trump's critics question his temperament. "If you execute an unlawful order, you will go to jail". Hyten said he's talked it over with Trump. The Pen...

President Trump challenges Hillary Clinton to run again in 3 years

She adds: "I think that we should just leave that behind us and whoever they want to blame for anything, they're going to have to find somebody else". Pointing to what she called "voter suppression" in Wisconsin, Clinton said, "It seems likely that i...

Trump's selective outrage on harassment: Criticizes Franken, silent on Moore Trump's selective outrage on harassment: Criticizes Franken, silent on Moore

Trump blasts Democrat Al Franken for groping a woman, but gives a free pass to a Republican pedophile? In the latest development, a man who says he was Franken's military escort on the tour, disputes Tweeden's version of events. "That's a very bi...

Rafah border crossing reopened in both directions Rafah border crossing reopened in both directions

Gaza's border crossing into Egypt is running under the Palestinian Authority's control for the first time in a decade. About 30,000 Gazans have applied for entry to Egypt in the past few months, according to the Palestinian Interior Ministry.

Dem. Sen. Gillibrand: Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over White House Affair Dem. Sen. Gillibrand: Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over White House Affair

He was later acquitted of the charges in the Senate and remained in office. Gillibrand called Franken's behavior "very disturbing". Gillibrand's comments Thursday made her the most prominent Democrat to link this year's increasingly low toleran...

India's Manushi Chillar crowned Miss World 2017 India's Manushi Chillar crowned Miss World 2017

Rounding up the Top 5 were Magline Jeruto of Kenya and Aurore Kichenin of France. Manushi wants to become a Cardiac Surgeon from the Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College for Women in Sonipat. In an interview during her grooming, she said: "T...

Ellen took on Donald Trump's anti-elephant policy & he suspended it Ellen took on Donald Trump's anti-elephant policy & he suspended it

He says he will review the issue with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. Public outrage against the administration's original decision to overturn the Obama ban was not limited to the US. Despite an overall fall in poaching, Africa's elephant populatio...

Gujarat Elections 2017: BJP releases second list of candidates Gujarat Elections 2017: BJP releases second list of candidates

On Saturday, senior BJP leader and sitting legislator of Kodinar constituency from Saurashtra, Jethabhai Solanki, put in his papers, apparently after being denied a ticket. BJP has instead fielded industrialist Dhanji Patel from the seat. However, ...

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