Dozens killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghanistan police headquarters

That attack came just days after three US soldiers were killed and another wounded during a joint US-Afghan military operation in the same region. Earlier reports suggested USA soldiers had been killed, but officials said that was not the case. More..

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by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Disturbance to reach the Gulf of Mexico; chance of development increases

As of Saturday afternoon we are still watching a broad area of unorganized showers in the Gulf of Honduras. There's a good chance a tropical cyclone could develop in the Gulf of Mexico this week, but Harris...More..

Kirsten Powers shuts down Trump aide who called Kamala Harris 'hysterical'
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Kirsten Powers shuts down Trump aide who called Kamala Harris 'hysterical'

So senators, step aside, stop interrupting and let the woman do her job. Being a black woman in a white-male dominated US Congress is tough but Senator Harris continues to be a star. Mr Sessions testif...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket

NPR's Hansi Lo Wang is in Belleville and joins us now. ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP ) - For three months, James T. Hodgkinson lived out of a white cargo van in a gentrified neighborhood just miles from where us la...More..

Virginia shooter James T. Hodgkinson killed
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Virginia shooter James T. Hodgkinson killed

My son, Jack, got under an SUV. Authorities have not yet confirmed a motive for the shooting . He was also a member of several anti-GOP Facebook groups, including "Terminate the Republican Party" and "Th...More..

Pentagon sees more
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Pentagon sees more "agility" with new power on Afghan troops levels

The "Taliban had a good year last year, they are trying to have a good one this year", Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee at a hearing about the Pentagon's budget. Speaking on condition of anonymit...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

TN leaders and lawmakers react to congressional baseball practice shooting

His wounds were not believed to be life-threatening. They were in good spirits despite the heat and humidity as they prepared for the congressional baseball match that pits Republicans against Democrats . De...More..

Former NBA Hall of Famer Heading Back to North Korea
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Former NBA Hall of Famer Heading Back to North Korea

North Korea has touted its drone program in recent years, and South Korean officials believe its military has about 300 drones. The bombastic player - who once wore a wedding dress to promote one of his boo...More..

Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

Though both it and Saudi Arabia practice an ultra-conservative form of Sunni Islam called Wahhabism, Qatar allows women to drive and foreigners to drink alcohol. The ambassadors of Saudi Arabia and the United...More..

Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights

Thousands of people chanting "love trumps hate" have marched through the streets of Washington in a celebration of LGBTQ pride that also carried a message aimed at the U.S. "We are lesbian, gay, bisexual, t...More..

United Nations jobs posting: Seeking employee in
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

United Nations jobs posting: Seeking employee in "Jerusalem, Palestine"

Education Minister Naftali Bennett publicly stated what has in more recent years become the position of a growing majority of Israelis-namely that a united Jerusalem under Israeli control is more important ...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Iran investigating Saudi role in attacks

President Trump had earlier said, "We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran, and for the Iranian people who are going through such challenging times". In a statement release...More..

Melania, Barron joins Trump in White House
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Melania, Barron joins Trump in White House

The first lady is looking forward to the memories in her new home. There have been more awkward moments between Melania Trump and her family. Arguably, her biggest public outing came last month when she a...More..

First ever death penalty for blasphemy on social media in Pakistan
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

First ever death penalty for blasphemy on social media in Pakistan

Taimoor Raza, who belongs to the minority Shia sect in the Sunni-dominant country, was arrested a year ago following an online argument about Islam with someone who turned out to be a counterterrorism agent. ...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

Specifically, the board will determine whether the incident was the result of bad intelligence or the ground or pilot error. In keeping with the enforcement of military rule in the southern region, Mr. A video ...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Scottish SNP Lost Votes Due to Plans to Hold New Independence Referendum

But given the scale of the SNP's recent triumphs, Thursday's vote was a sizable setback for a party unused to such hindrances. Deputy First Minister John Swinney said plans for a second referendum were a "s...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Comey: Lynch Asked Him to Call Clinton Investigation 'a Matter'

McCain later released a statement , joking that "maybe going forward I shouldn't stay up late watching the Diamondbacks night games". "I get the sense from Twitter that my line of questioning today we...More..

President Trump honors fallen soldiers, lays wreath at Arlington National Cemetery
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

President Trump honors fallen soldiers, lays wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

Not only of their sacrifice and service, but of the sacrifice made by the families and loved ones they left behind. Trump specifically honored former Sen. "It's both normal in my opinion and acceptable. any...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Alonso says he will quit F1 if season expands to 25 races

A follow-up question was asked a few minutes later, requesting clarification on what Alonso had said about leaving McLaren . Previously, Alonso had said he wanted McLaren to show him they had a winning aut...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Qatar Points to 'Fake News' Amid Diplomatic Crisis

The U.S. military began moving into Al Udeid not long after the September 11 terror attacks when Saudi Arabia asked the Americans to leave. "The president underscored that a united Gulf Cooperation Council ...More..

British Soccer Fan Stabbed Eight Times While Fighting Three Knife-Wielding Terrorists
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

British Soccer Fan Stabbed Eight Times While Fighting Three Knife-Wielding Terrorists

Larner, from Peckham, southeast London, is now recuperating in St. Thomas's hospital intensive care unit in central London, where he recounted to British newspaper the Sun the moment the group smashed the doo...More..

Storm brings some relief to parched Cape Town
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Storm brings some relief to parched Cape Town

Chapman's Peak Drive between Noordhoek and Hout Bay was closed‚ there were reports of rockfalls on Clarence Drive between Gordon's Bay and Rooi Els‚ and power failed at the Huguenot Tunnel‚ leading to a ban on ...More..

Syracuse champ Ava Propper still flawless at Scripps National Spelling Bee
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Syracuse champ Ava Propper still flawless at Scripps National Spelling Bee

The national preliminaries had 71 students misspell words, leaving 188 competitors to be whittled down based on written tests. She's one of 40-students vying for the $40,000 grand prize. "A class of particles a...More..

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

On social care, Corbyn said £2bn per year would go to cover the "immediate crisis" and promised £800mln towards pension credit for the so-called Waspi women who have missed out as a result of the increase i...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Trump says Jared Kushner is 'doing a great job'

The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee also said he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin poses a bigger threat to national security than ISIS. Dubke's hiring was meant to lighten the load ...More..

G7 Leaders Vow to Cut Off Sources of Terrorist Financing - Statement
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

G7 Leaders Vow to Cut Off Sources of Terrorist Financing - Statement

Terrorism was pushed to the top of the G7 summit agenda after a suicide bomber claimed 22 lives and wounded dozens others when he blew himself up at a concert by American singer, Ariana Grande , in the Britis...More..

Burley student to compete in National Spelling Bee
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Burley student to compete in National Spelling Bee

Now, she's headed to Washington , D.C. for the national competition. The last 10 National Spelling Bee winners were Indian-Americans who participated in the foundation's spelling bee. She attends Winship E...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The G7 summit ends without USA commitment on Paris agreement

While US president Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism he refused to endorse a major accord on climate change . Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, came under concerte...More..

Europe 'must take fate into its own hands'
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Europe 'must take fate into its own hands'

Trump was far more solicitous toward the autocratic king of Saudi Arabia earlier in the week, telling him and other leaders of Muslim-majority countries - many of them not democratically elected - that he was n...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

In Trump's private moments, it's small talk and compliments

The Israeli intelligence community was less tactful, using words like " horrifying " to describe an American president who shared Israel's most sensitive intelligence findings with Russian Federation. UPI in...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Hope good sense prevails and Pakistan frees Kulbhushan Jadhav: CPI

In its order indicating provisional measures, which was adopted unanimously, the Court also stated that the Pakistan Government shall inform it of all measures taken in implementation of that order. The s...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Ariana Grande tweets heartfelt message to the victims of the Manchester attack

The White House had no immediate comment on the Manchester decision. The New York Times published yesterday what appeared to be police photographs showing fragments from the bomb and a backpack used to h...More..

President Trump wrapping up his first global trip on Saturday
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

President Trump wrapping up his first global trip on Saturday

Trump will spend Saturday at the second day of the G-7 summit in Sicily, bringing to an end a nine-day trip that started in Saudi Arabia and Israel before moving on to Europe. He said in a speech in Saudi Arabi...More..

Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

The schism seems to have been opened by U.S. President Donald Trump's "America first" agenda. Trump was attending the G7 summit in the Italian island town of Taormina , where leaders of the world's seven l...More..

Senate panel threatens Flynn with criminal contempt over subpoenas
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Senate panel threatens Flynn with criminal contempt over subpoenas

He said he saw intelligence suggesting that Russian Federation wanted to use Trump campaign officials, wittingly or not, to help in that effort. Earlier this week, Flynn's lawyers said he would refuse separat...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

The president of the Philippines has come under fire for joking about rape in a speech to soldiers. Duterte has dealt with separatist unrest during his 22 years as mayor of Davao, Mindanao's biggest cit...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump says 'ultimate deal' possible for peace in Middle East

President Donald Trump placed a note in the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday, becoming the first sitting US president to visit one of Judaism's holiest sites . In the past few years, we see an attempt ...More..

Wbbse.org, Schools9 Declared West Bengal WBBSE Madhyamik 10th Result Online
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Wbbse.org, Schools9 Declared West Bengal WBBSE Madhyamik 10th Result Online

The Official Body WBBSE will most likely officially declare results in May 27th. These WB 10th Results 2017 are for the exams that were conducted during Feb 24 and March 4, 2017. These are the tentative dates...More..

FBI deflects House Oversight Committee's request for documents
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

FBI deflects House Oversight Committee's request for documents

The memo contained a summary of the email, in which Wasserman Schultz supposedly described how Loretta Lynch, the attorney general, had privately assured a Clinton staffer during the campaign that the Justice...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Gianforte wins Montana House race after assault charge

Gianforte earned 20,066 votes in Flathead County, or 57 percent, compared to Quist's 13,338 votes, or 38 percent. "I will only vote for a repeal and replace that brings premiums down, protects people with pre...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

31 militants killed in besieged Philippine city

Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into the southern Phili. In a sign of the confusion over events inside the city, a local police chief told the AP on Friday that he was fine - two days after Duterte t...More..

Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

Some of the allies - particularly Eastern European nations deeply anxious about Russian aggression - were hopeful that Trump would state a firm commitment to NATO's Article 5 mutual defense agreement, which und...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ex CIA Chief: Russia 'brazenly interfered in our election'

Trump in February fired Flynn over the misleading statements, but he has since defended Flynn and his integrity. It is when it's in a context that there is something else going on, and so, we knew at the time t...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Mulvaney defends Trump budget's social safety net cuts

President Donald Trump sent Congress his recommended budget for the coming fiscal year. "Yet they were promising us 4.5 percent growth". "These cuts that are being proposed are draconian". According to U.S....More..

No Proof IS Ordered Manchester Attack
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

No Proof IS Ordered Manchester Attack

Special Deterrent force spokesman Ahmed bin Salem told the Associated Press that Ramadan Abedi, the father of Salman Abedi , was detained in Tripoli on Wednesday. The Manchester Islamic Centre and Didsbury...More..

Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drugs fight
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drugs fight

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law on his native island of Mindanao on Tuesday, vowing his determination on fighting against groups like the allegedly Daesh-linked "Maute Group". Nort...More..

Britain Facing 'Imminent' Threat Despite New Arrests in Manchester Bombing
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Britain Facing 'Imminent' Threat Despite New Arrests in Manchester Bombing

The bomber's father, Ramadan Abedi , was also detained in the Libyan capital and is being interrogated, Bin Salem said. Africa Command, which oversees any United States military involvement in Libya and has ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump tells Middle East to 'drive out' Islamist extremists

It "is not a battle between different faiths, different sects or different civilisations" but "a battle between good and evil", he said. Drive them out of your holy land, and drive them out of this Earth!... "T...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks

Trump's visit was ensnared in the history of Jerusalem and the unending disputes between Israel and the Palestinians over boundary lines if the two sides are ever to reach a peace accord with creation of a ...More..