• Fire breaks out in Dubai Tower block
Fire breaks out in Dubai Tower block

Dubai's Civil Defense announced about 3:30 a.m. that firefighters had brought the blaze under control and that no injuries had been reported. A TOWER in the world-famous Marina in Dubai is engulfed in flames. A review of United Kingdom building regulations and fire safety is now underway. Such cladding is not necessarily hazardous, but it ...

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  • Trump backs bill to cut legal immigration, slash green card issues
Trump backs bill to cut legal immigration, slash green card issues

It would alter the immigration screening process to favor English speakers with the purported ability to support themselves financially and demonstrate skills that will benefit the economy, and would also, according to the president, prohibit recently arrived green-card holders from receiving welfare.

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  • Town mayor killed as Philippines war on drugs escalates
Town mayor killed as Philippines war on drugs escalates

Reynaldo Parojinog, Mayor of Ozamiz City in Mindanao in southern Philippines , and at least 14 others, including his wife, are the latest casualties in Duterte's brutal drug war. The police were supposed to serve the warrant to search the Parojinog house and at least four other properties, but claimed they were met with gunfire and had to defend t...

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  • Trump Bans Transgender People in Military
Trump Bans Transgender People in Military

Under the Obama administration, America witnessed the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policies which for so long shielded the military from political institutions like the ACLU or other groups who want to use the military as a vehicle for LGBT rights.

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  • Nine injured as van rushes into diners in US
Nine injured as van rushes into diners in US

The witness said the man seemed disoriented. Police believe the driver was not under the influence of drug or alcohol, and there is no apparent link with terrorism. She went to help a man who was bleeding from his head, removing the pieces of patio furniture and fencing off his body. Officials say a white van ran a red light and hurled into...

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  • Danilo Gallinari Injures Hand, to be Ready for Camp
Danilo Gallinari Injures Hand, to be Ready for Camp

Gallinari plays for Italy's global team and they're now preparing for Eurobasket . He shoved Kok and, after Kok took a swing in return, Gallinari landed a punch to the Dutch player's face. Danilo Gallinari fractured his right hand. He is expected to make a full recovery and no surgery is expected, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN .

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  • Weir Group Plc (WEIGF) Reviewed By Analysts
Weir Group Plc (WEIGF) Reviewed By Analysts

It has outperformed by 70.43% the S&P500. In an analyst note published on Tuesday morning, IG Group Holdings PLC (LON:IGG) stock had its "Hold" Rating reiterated by equity analysts at Shore Capital. MA's profit will be $1.12B for 30.63 P/E if the $1.04 EPS becomes a reality. Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in Q4 2016. It increased, as 48 ...

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  • Netanyahu Vows To Bring Home Guard From Jordan
Netanyahu Vows To Bring Home Guard From Jordan

But the reliance on the king to do the responsible thing really shone through following the attack on the Israeli security guard in the Israeli embassy compound in Amman , and the guard's subsequent shooting of his attacker and another Jordanian bystander.

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  • Crores spent in horse trading in Gujarat by BJP: Abhishek Manu Singhvi
Crores spent in horse trading in Gujarat by BJP: Abhishek Manu Singhvi

The exit of the six MLAs, which comes just months ahead of the Gujarat Assembly elections due in December, has reduced the Congress's tally to 52 in the 182-seat assembly.While each Rajya Sabha candidate needs 47 votes to win, there is speculation that some disgruntled Congress MLAs may cross-vote in favour of Rajput.

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  • United States pledges $140 million to Lebanon in Syrian refugee aid
United States pledges $140 million to Lebanon in Syrian refugee aid

Trump, who has sought to halt the acceptance of Syrian refugees into the United States and vowed cuts to U.S. foreign aid programmes, stressed the importance of helping people close to home and said the USA would continue to provide humanitarian support to efforts in Lebanon.

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  • Military chief says transgender policy to remain
Military chief says transgender policy to remain

Kara Zajac, a transgender woman who served in the Navy between 2010 and 2016, said she wanted to protest Wednesday because she has transgender friends still enlisted in the military who can not protest. - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017 .Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. "Any American who meet...

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  • McCain's return cheers fellow Republican senators
McCain's return cheers fellow Republican senators

McCain tweeted about foreign hot spots in Afghanistan, Poland and Syria, making public his intent to focus on work in Washington instead of his medical issues. And it's not even clear the GOP has the votes to pass that. "He is a war hero because he was captured", Trump said , cutting him off. But it doesn't look like McConnell has the votes t...

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  • Two Jordanians killed and Israeli injured in Amman embassy attack
Two Jordanians killed and Israeli injured in Amman embassy attack

Israel's said its decision to enhance security came after two border police officers were killed in an attack at the compound a week ago. Cleric Ikrema Sabri said on Monday that a lawyer for the Muslim leadership met Sunday with Jerusalem police chief Yoram Halevi, and heard a response to Muslim demands.

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  • Attorney: Charlie Gard's parents have withdrawn legal bid to treat infant
Attorney: Charlie Gard's parents have withdrawn legal bid to treat infant

Among other symptoms, Charlie Gard has no vision or hearing, nor can he swallow. Dad Chris spoke to reporters in an emotional statement outside the court. 'The parents wish to treasure their remaining time with Charlie, however short that may be'. As the parents requested privacy and departed, a group of supporters outside the hospital chan...

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  • Six dead as Israeli-Palestinian tensions erupt into violence
Six dead as Israeli-Palestinian tensions erupt into violence

It was not immediately clear if this means long-standing security coordination between Israeli troops and Abbas' forces will be halted. Three Palestinians were killed and dozens wounded on Friday as clashes erupted between protesters and Israeli forces over new security measures at an ultra-sensitive Jerusalem holy site where police restricte...

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  • Eight found dead in Texas truck, human traffickers blamed
Eight found dead in Texas truck, human traffickers blamed

A store employee phoned police and asked them to do a welfare check after a man who was in the large vehicle asked the worker for water. Surveillance footage showed that several vehicles had entered Walmart's parking lot before police were alerted to the case and picked up "lots of folks that were in that trailer that survived the trip", McManus ...

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  • Sensex, Nifty overcome flat trend to end positively
Sensex, Nifty overcome flat trend to end positively

The benchmark indices scaled new all-time highs, and also registered fresh closing highs on Monday. Mumbai: Benchmark Nifty rose 42 points today to end above the key 9,900-level on buying in IT, energy and banking counters. "Besides, the company's board announced a share buyback proposal of Rs 11,000 crore entailing 34.3 crore shares at Rs 320 ...

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  • Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas 'is freezing contacts with Israel on all levels'
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas 'is freezing contacts with Israel on all levels'

The Arab Union also condemned "police using excessive force and real bullet to disperse unprotected Palestinians". Religious clerics from the Waqf - the Jordanian trust which manages the site - had asked every mosque in the city to close on Friday and worshippers were urged to pray outside the gates of al Aqsa rather than submit to the security p...

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  • Texas Coffee Brand Pulled after Discovery of Viagra-like Ingredient
Texas Coffee Brand Pulled after Discovery of Viagra-like Ingredient

Officials with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted a test of Bestherbs Coffee's "New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Herbs Coffee ". When the federal agency did a lab analysis on this type of coffee , investigators found desmethyl carbodenafil, which is structurally similar to the sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra .

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  • OJ Simpson to face Nevada parole hearing Thursday
OJ Simpson to face Nevada parole hearing Thursday

Simpson said he was just trying to take back memorabilia that belonged to him - at gunpoint. A Nevada parole board says O.J. Simpson has requested to live in Florida after he is released from prison. If Simpson is granted parole on Thursday , he won't leave this remote desert prison immediately. "I thought I was glad to get my stuff bac...

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  • Pennsylvania budget shocker: House GOP backs off raising taxes
Pennsylvania budget shocker: House GOP backs off raising taxes

The proposed new defense spending level is actually more than the White House had requested - a signal that defense hawks are alive and well on Capitol Hill. Should the tax plan come to fruition, the country could see a significant slide down a global index of inequality, leaving it below countries with far smaller economies and less influence, Th...

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  • Martin Landau, star of 'Mission: Impossible,' dies at 89
Martin Landau, star of 'Mission: Impossible,' dies at 89

Landau could have landed another major role in an illustrious series, Star Trek , but he ultimately said no. I thought I was insane. Instead, he chose " Mission: Impossible ", and Leonard Nimoy went on to everlasting fame as Spock. In a 2011 TV interview, he said, "I turned down Star Trek ". Martin Landau , actor and former Daily News em...

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  • Teen killings: Have you seen man in this sketch?
Teen killings: Have you seen man in this sketch?

The Carroll County Sheriff's Department, FBI, Delphi Police Department and the Indiana State Police believe the man depicted in the composite sketch is connected to the murders. The next day, their bodies were found in a wooded area. Agencies working on the case released two grainy photos showing a man they consider to be the main suspect; th...

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  • Acclaimed Stanford Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani Dies At 40
Acclaimed Stanford Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani Dies At 40

Echoing similar view, Mirzakhani's friend from NASA, Firouz Naderi, said, "A light was turned off today". "A genius? Yes. But also a daughter, a mother and a wife", he added in a subsequent post . An Iranian origin, Mirzakhani was bestowed with this award in 2014 for her work on complex geometry and dynamical systems. "I find it fascinating th...

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  • Look Inside Disney's New Star Wars Land
Look Inside Disney's New Star Wars Land

Nestled within this town are two main attractions. The lands in Anaheim and Orlando, which are expected to cost $1 billion each, are slated to open in 2019. Here you'll encounter a thriving spaceport with multiple landing pads. So guests will actually get to pilot the Millennium Falcon , which has been a fantasy at some point for every Star...

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