• Two soldiers killed by Pakistan's BAT, two militants killed on LoC
Two soldiers killed by Pakistan's BAT, two militants killed on LoC

Army sources said the infiltrators were spotted and engaged in a firefight "The infiltrators were fired upon". Two Pakistan Border Action Team members were killed in a firefight with Indian jawans and a third one escaped back across the Line of Control.

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  • Qatar Sponsors Terrorism. Let's Sell Them Billions in Arms
Qatar Sponsors Terrorism. Let's Sell Them Billions in Arms

Boeing, the prime contractor on the sale, declined to comment. "The time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding - they have to end that funding - and its extremist ideology in terms of funding", he added. You would be forgiven for thinking the US backs Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in their current standoff against Qatar . ...

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  • European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks
European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

After a night of high drama across the country, May insisted her party was still in pole position to lead, despite falling short by eight seats and having to turn to Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party for backing. "Yet another own goal , after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated", tweeted ...

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  • Will Nevada Be the First State to Adopt 'Medicaid for All'?
Will Nevada Be the First State to Adopt 'Medicaid for All'?

Cuomo said Monday that New York's health care exchanges created under Obamacare will continue to cover abortions, contraception and people with pre-existing medical conditions and will ban companies that refuse. But if cost-sharing reduction payments are stopped, that increase would rise to approximately 30 percent. But officials with Kaiser said...

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  • Moderate Republicans rise up in Kansas
Moderate Republicans rise up in Kansas

Nearly half the state budget goes to education. Far more people would engage in this trick to take advantage of Trump's proposed 15 percent income tax rate for pass-through businesses because it would knock 20 percentage points off the federal income tax for well-off individuals who would otherwise be subject to the top tax rate of 35 percent und...

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  • European Central Bank keeps stimulus in place
European Central Bank keeps stimulus in place

Significantly, in its initial statement the ECB Governing Council said it continued to expect rates to remain at present levels for an extended period of time, removing the reference to the possibility that they might be lowered further. In the first quarter, household consumption rose 0.3 per cent from the previous three months, contributing 0.2...

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  • Top US diplomat quits following Trump's decision to leave Paris Agreement
Top US diplomat quits following Trump's decision to leave Paris Agreement

Rank held a town meeting with embassy employees to explain he had offered his resignation and it had been accepted. However, there are other investing ramifications from Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord , Reuters warns.

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  • Australia rates on hold ahead of growth data
Australia rates on hold ahead of growth data

Housing "prices have been rising briskly in some markets, although there are some signs that these conditions are starting to ease", said Lowe, adding that lenders have increased their mortgage rates, particularly for investors and interest-only loans.

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  • $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service
$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

Three state regulators that make up the North Dakota Public Service Commission decided on Wednesday to hold hearings in July or August on back-to-back days, in order to determine if Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners improperly removed trees and shrubbery along its Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) path, according to the Associated Press.

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  • 'Wonder Woman' gross revised up to $103.1 million
'Wonder Woman' gross revised up to $103.1 million

After hitting cinemas on Friday (June 2), the superhero movie starring Gal Gadot raked in $223 million (£172 million) globally, including a huge $100.5 million (£77.8 million) at the United States box office. "The surreality of, 'I can't believe we're getting to make Wonder Woman ,' and also, 'Oh my God, we have to make the greatest Wonder Wo...

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  • What time is the NBA Finals game? What channel? Is it livestreamed?
What time is the NBA Finals game? What channel? Is it livestreamed?

This one is looking much different. Curry had a triple-double with 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. Half-court defense will be just as important for the Cavs as they gave up 56 points in the paint to the Warriors . "I thought Klay, he guards so many people out there and he has such a responsibility with Kyrie and switching onto LeBron, ...

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  • Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval
Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

Mr Flynn served briefly as Mr Trump's national security adviser but was sacked in February. On Friday, a report by The Washington Post indicated that Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak reported to his superiors in December that Kushner wanted to set up a "secret and secure communications channel" between Trump's transition team and the Kremlin.

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  • US job market looks solid 8 years after recession ended
US job market looks solid 8 years after recession ended

Job gains for the most recent month occurred in health care and mining. Average wages rose 0.2% to $26.22 an hour, the government said Friday. " Job growth is a little disappointing, but enough to continue tightening the labor market", said Michael Feroli , chief USA economist at JPMorgan Chase & Co.in NY.

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  • MAS flight returns to Melbourne airport due to disruptive passenger
MAS flight returns to Melbourne airport due to disruptive passenger

The airline says Flight MH128 has successfully landed at Melbourne Airport and is now waiting for security assistance. MH128 landed safely at Melbourne Airport at 11.41pm, the company said. The passengers reportedly overpowered the man after he claimed to have explosives. "He was taken out of the plane handcuffed by Australian security office...

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  • United States beats Kiwis on opening day of America's Cup qualifiers
United States beats Kiwis on opening day of America's Cup qualifiers

Further, tickets are still available for Sunday May 28th when ORACLE TEAM USA meets Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan on the Great Sound. The ACBDA said, "Run by local company 14/68 Entertainment Limited [trading as Funtyme Entertainment] four Crown and Anchor tables will be set up inside tents located next to the Main Stage, adding to t...

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  • Rain chances to rise through holiday weekend
Rain chances to rise through holiday weekend

Northwest wind 6 to 10 miles per hour. The high will be 87; winds will be southwest 5 to 10 miles per hour. Sunday features a mixed forecast, with partly sunny conditions and a high near 80 degrees. Tuesday: Partly sunny, milder, but still the risk of a shower. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. A 40 percent chance of showers. WEDNESDAY ....

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  • Ford shuffles management team as new CEO takes helm
Ford shuffles management team as new CEO takes helm

The other lieutenant, Jim Farley , oversees the business units around the world, sales and marketing, and Lincoln . Steven Armstrong will become president of Ford's operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa . Klevorn's award was worth almost $2 million; Thai-Tang's award was worth almost $4 million. Based on a filing with the U.S....

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  • Venezuela opposition leader blocked from traveling to UN
Venezuela opposition leader blocked from traveling to UN

Protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have unleashed a witch hunt overseas, with groups of emigrants identifying government-linked Venezuelans on social media and targeting them with insults and booing. The sanctions freeze any assets the country's most powerful judicial figures may have in U.S. jurisdictions and lock them out of muc...

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  • How Analysts Rated Halma plc (LON:HLMA) Last Week?
How Analysts Rated Halma plc (LON:HLMA) Last Week?

Back in March, the company reported an 11% drop in full year pre-tax profits to £77mln and a 3.9% decline in like-for-like sales as it restructured the business and revamped its restaurant menus. The stock of Darden Restaurants, Inc. The stock has "Hold" rating by Numis Securities on Thursday, February 4. The firm has "Corporate" rating given on Tu...

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  • Ariana Grande concert attack: 119 wounded, 64 people still hospitalized
Ariana Grande concert attack: 119 wounded, 64 people still hospitalized

In 2015, the group was performing at the Bataclan music venue in Paris when it was attacked by terrorists, leaving 130 people dead. The brother of suicide bomber Salman Abedi who killed 22 people when he launched an attack at an Ariana Grande gig in Manchester has been arrested amid reports he was "planning a terror attack in the Libyan cap...

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  • Trump to become 6th U.S. president to visit Israel
Trump to become 6th U.S. president to visit Israel

In 1974, Richard Nixon became the first USA president to visit Israel since its establishment. The controversy arose from discussions about whether the United States could agree to let Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accompany President Trump when he visits the Western or "Wailing" Wall of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem on Monday.

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  • American Airlines passenger detained after in-flight disturbance
American Airlines passenger detained after in-flight disturbance

Subsequently the crew, in assistance with several passengers, including an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer, forcibly escorted the man back to his seat, where they used duct tape, pillows and blankets to secure him to his seat.

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  • Watch a Teenage Mark Zuckerberg React to Getting Into Harvard
Watch a Teenage Mark Zuckerberg React to Getting Into Harvard

The video, taken by his father Edward Zuckerberg, shows a young Mark in his pyjamas sat at his computer checking emails. Mark then chuckles happily and pumps his fist showing more emotion as the news sinks in. "And I think a lot of what it comes down to is we just cared more". The couple who met in Harvard as far back as 2003 and got married in...

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  • Fiat Chrysler shares drop on US diesel emissions probe
Fiat Chrysler shares drop on US diesel emissions probe

The European Commission's official demand for information from the Italian government is significant: If Italy does not provide the commission with the requested information within two months, the process could head in the direction of EU courts taking up the matter.

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  • Pikes Peak region Peace Officers' Memorial Day service on Friday
Pikes Peak region Peace Officers' Memorial Day service on Friday

Each year, names of fallen officers are added to the law enforcement memorial in Washington. "Last summer, I got the opportunity to fly out to Dallas, Texas, for five of those funerals when five Dallas police officers were murdered in the streets".

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