• Bengal BJP Planning All Party Condolence Meet For Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Bengal BJP Planning All Party Condolence Meet For Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Vajpayee suffered a stroke in 2009 and retreated from public view. "He was a Hindu by heart, but a leader of all by his deeds", said Kumar Krishnen, a mourner on a Delhi streetside. In keeping with the military honours, three service chiefs placed wreaths on the body of Vajpayee before leaders paid their floral tributes. He was the first non-Co...

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  • Car Slams Into Barriers Outside British Parliament
Car Slams Into Barriers Outside British Parliament

The man, who is in his late 20s, was arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences and has been taken to a south London police station where he remains in custody. The London Ambulance Service said they had treated a man and a woman at the scene and taken them to hospital. He added: "My heartfelt thanks goes to the courageous first responde...

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  • Trump lashes out after newspapers launch rebuttal to his attacks
Trump lashes out after newspapers launch rebuttal to his attacks

On Thursday, hundreds of news outlets answered a call from The Boston Globe to join forces and reaffirm the importance of the Fourth Estate. "There is nothing that I would want more for our Country than true FREEDOM OF THE PRESS", he wrote .

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  • Strong aftershock hits Indonesia's Lombok Island as death toll rises to 347
Strong aftershock hits Indonesia's Lombok Island as death toll rises to 347

Rescue teams search for survivors following the 6.9 magnitude quake which hit Lombok this month. The official death toll from the initial natural disaster stood at 321 as of Friday, according to Indonesia's mitigation agency (BNPB). "He asked me for help, but I couldn't help him, we just ran to help ourselves", Johriah, who like many Indonesi...

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  • Pence Urges Congress to Establish Space Force as Threats Mount
Pence Urges Congress to Establish Space Force as Threats Mount

He added that in 2014, China and Russian Federation had jointly proposed a draft Treaty on the Prevention of the Placement of Weapons in Outer Space , the Threat or Use of Force Against Outer Space Objects, but the U.S. With the end of shuttle missions in 2011, America pays Russian Federation to launch USA astronauts into space. It will literall...

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  • North Korea: US not adhering to its side of the bargain
North Korea: US not adhering to its side of the bargain

But North Korea also indicated it is growing exhausted of the U.S.'s increasing pressure for full denuclearization. "They made public the North Korea Sanctions and Enforcement Actions Advisory and additional sanctions, and called for cooperation in forcing sanctions and pressure even at the worldwide meetings", the statement reads.

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  • Pence outlines plan for new Space Force by 2020
Pence outlines plan for new Space Force by 2020

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said in his opening remarks before Pence's speech. "There is a threat out there but it's being handled by the U.S. "For many years, nations from Russian Federation and China to North Korea and Iran have pursued weapons to jam, blind and disable our navigation and communications satellites via electronic attac...

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  • Saudis reject mediation in Canada row
Saudis reject mediation in Canada row

Saudi Arabia has restricted travel, medical access, and students' scholarships to Canada while using its state-owned media to bash the country as unjust. Canada's arms trade to Saudi Arabia, which is led by what is widely viewed as a deeply repressive regime, has raised numerous complaints from human rights and arms-control groups.

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  • California's Mendocino Wildfire Is Now The 2nd-Largest In State History
California's Mendocino Wildfire Is Now The 2nd-Largest In State History

Gleick continued: " California's forests are burning because of past severe drought and current extreme temperatures and weather, worsened by human-caused climate change, which you think, in your fantasy world, doesn't exist". State authorities responded by saying California's water supply was not "diverted" anywhere. "Now they're doing three to f...

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  • Saudi Arabia's state airline to suspend Canadian operations starting August 13
Saudi Arabia's state airline to suspend Canadian operations starting August 13

Saudi officials reacted with fury to the criticism: expelling Canada's ambassador and withdrawing their own ambassador from Canada, suspending flights from Saudi Arabia to Canada, halting all new Saudi business and investments in Canada, and issuing what to many Canadians appeared to be a veiled threat of terrorist violence.

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  • Fireball near Bologna airport after road crash explosion
Fireball near Bologna airport after road crash explosion

Several hours after the explosion, firefighters said they had extinguished the flames, ANSA reported. Police said in a statement that between 60 and 70 people were injured, some with serious burns. Witnesses and local reports suggest that a lorry carrying other cars was involved in the crash. Italian police posted a video showing the dama...

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  • Russian Federation: 18 killed in Siberian oil worker helicopter crash
Russian Federation: 18 killed in Siberian oil worker helicopter crash

Russian air safety has improved since the 1990s, when poor aircraft maintenance, pilot training and official oversight in the wake of the collapse of the Soviet Union resulted in a high number of crashes. The helicopter's black box flight recorders have been recovered and appear undamaged, Russian news agency TASS quoted law enforcement agencies as...

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  • Twin Northern California fires force thousands to flee homes
Twin Northern California fires force thousands to flee homes

With the peak of the fire season yet to come, it puts California on track for its most destructive fire year in over a decade, in terms of area burned, said Cal Fire Deputy Chief Scott McLean. He says fire whirls are common, but not at the intensity recorded on July 26. "But I would say things will get much tighter in the next five years, as the ...

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  • Judge issues order to stop release of 3-D plastic gun blueprints
Judge issues order to stop release of 3-D plastic gun blueprints

Texas-based Defense Distributed had planned to make the instructions widely available Wednesday following the U.S. State Department's settlement of a years-old lawsuit against the company. They do not make or sell, possess, or export the guns, they merely post the code. "Coming to a theater near you, coming to a school near you, these ghost...

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  • Remains from North Korea likely American soldiers who fought at Chosin Reservoir
Remains from North Korea likely American soldiers who fought at Chosin Reservoir

Vice-President Mike Pence and U.S. military leaders received the remains in Hawaii during a sombre ceremony on Wednesday. While it's hoped that the repatriation will build momentum toward North Korea's nuclear disarmament, . He said numerous remains appear to have come from a village associated with the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, a harrowing fig...

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  • U.S. Spy Agencies Say North Korea is Building New Missiles
U.S. Spy Agencies Say North Korea is Building New Missiles

The Trump administration, as part of the Singapore agreement, is pursuing discussions with North Korea on resuming those "field activities", for which past administrations have paid millions of dollars in donated vehicles, equipment, food and cash at the request of the North Koreans.

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  • More than 1000 homes destroyed in Northern CA blaze
More than 1000 homes destroyed in Northern CA blaze

The state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire , reported promising headway Tuesday on the most devastating of the blazes: the Carr Fire in and around this city of 92,000. They have cut containment lines around 30 percent of the fire's perimeter, up from 5 percent during much of the past week, even as the footprint of scor...

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  • Facebook Just Shut Down Dozens of Fake Pages
Facebook Just Shut Down Dozens of Fake Pages

The social media giant confirmed on its website on Tuesday that it has "removed 32 pages and accounts from Facebook and Instagram because they were involved in co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour". ▻ There were more than 9,500 organic posts created by these accounts on Facebook and one piece of content on Instagram. A spokesman for Sen...

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  • Jury of six men, six women sworn in for Manafort trial
Jury of six men, six women sworn in for Manafort trial

The outcome of the trial, which is expected to last three weeks, could affect the momentum of Mr. Mueller's 14-month-long investigation into interference in the 2016 election, even though the charges cite activities that predate the Trump campaign and don't relate to any potential allegations of collusion with Russian Federation by Trump associates...

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  • Pakistan cricket legend turned opposition stalwart Imran Khan claims victory
Pakistan cricket legend turned opposition stalwart Imran Khan claims victory

Sooner or later, but probably later, the new prime minister will also realize that the robust "new Pakistan" that he has promised his voters will need him to complete the structural reforms that his predecessors have left unfinished. This is important for the sub-continent", Khan had said. "We aspire to a regional order - independent nations th...

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  • Putin Says He's 'Ready' to Go to Washington
Putin Says He's 'Ready' to Go to Washington

The ever-increasing stretch without visiting USA troops in combat zones has come under even greater scrutiny as Trump has gone out of his way to schedule visits with Vladimir Putin . "I repeat once again, if the right conditions for work are created". Journalists listen to Russia's President Vladimir Putin during a news conference following ...

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  • Chamisa is better, Mugabe speaks
Chamisa is better, Mugabe speaks

Zimbabwe's generals shocked the world past year when they seized control and ushered Mnangagwa to power after Mugabe allegedly tried to position his wife Grace, 53, to be his successor. They will be voting in presidential, parliamentary and local elections. The country is expecting a high turnout of first-time voters on Monday, where the youth vo...

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  • 3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen in New Orleans fire on crowd
3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen in New Orleans fire on crowd

Harrison said one underwent surgery and was in critical condition; the other six were in various conditions but none were considered life-threatening. The New Orleans Advocate reported the shooter targeted Jeremiah Lee ran across a street and into a large group of people before he fell in front of the Chicken & Watermelon eatery.

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  • Trump denies lawyer's Russian Federation collusion claim
Trump denies lawyer's Russian Federation collusion claim

Rivera said Cohen was somewhat of a "consigliere" to Trump, in that he was the "one key person we tell all of our life story to". The meeting was between his campaign and Russians promising dirt on Hillary Clinton . "If they rely on him.it would destroy whatever case they have". Trump Jr. answered as follows: "No, I did not". Trump Jr., Trum...

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  • Facebook blocks Infowars’ Alex Jones from posting for 30 days
Facebook blocks Infowars’ Alex Jones from posting for 30 days

As Fast Company reported earlier , the social network is loathe to remove content that doesn't clearly violate its community guidelines because it reduces ad impressions, and Facebook would rather not be in the business of fact-checking.

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