Monday June 18-th, 2018

Ibobi seeks appointment with Manipur governor, to demand dissolving BJP govt Ibobi seeks appointment with Manipur governor, to demand dissolving BJP govt

Congress leader and outgoing CM Siddaramaiah on Thursday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) was resorting to horse-trading to get the required number to prove its majority in the Karnataka Assembly . The state is witnessing hig...

Pakistan collapse gives Ireland hope of remarkable Test victory Pakistan collapse gives Ireland hope of remarkable Test victory

O'Brien was well supported by Stuart Thompson, who made a hard-fought 53, as Ireland managed to forge a 139-run lead. Ireland will, naturally, look back on their first innings when they were bowled out for 130 as the key passage of play in th...

LHC dismisses treason pleas submitted by opposition against Nawaz Sharif LHC dismisses treason pleas submitted by opposition against Nawaz Sharif

In April, the Supreme Court, in a landmark judgement, declared Sharif ineligible to hold public office for life, ending the political future of the three-time premier ahead of this year's general elections. After the meeting PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi h...

About 150 National Guard Troops Responding to Hawaii Volcano Crisis About 150 National Guard Troops Responding to Hawaii Volcano Crisis

Scientists reported an "explosive eruption" at the summit of Kilauea volcano shortly before 4:20 a.m. today that ejected a large plume of ash in the air, and authorities urged residents in the path of the ash to shelter in place. A pressure cooker:...

Trump says he'll 'always' refer to MS-13 as 'animals' amid backlash Trump says he'll 'always' refer to MS-13 as 'animals' amid backlash

Frankly, I don't think the term the president used was strong enough", said the Press Secretary pushing back on questions by reporters suggesting the President used a racially derogative term. "Each of you has bravely resisted California's deadly and...

Liam Fox Hits Back At Irish PM Over Brexit No Deal Warning Liam Fox Hits Back At Irish PM Over Brexit No Deal Warning

Mr Fysh said it is not "beyond the wit of man" to come up with a solution to the Irish border issue that would result in Britain not remaining in the EU's customs union. "The backstop is a fallback and we do not want or expect it to happen". May´s ...

Syrian President holds meeting with Russian President Syrian President holds meeting with Russian President

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that "there were detailed discussions" between the two leaders, who last met in December at a Russian military air base in Syria's coastal province of Latakia. The two leaders discussed the ongoing cla...

Gina Haspel appointment confirms Senate will 'tolerate rot at Government's core' Gina Haspel appointment confirms Senate will 'tolerate rot at Government's core'

Republican Senator John McCain , who has been away from Washington all year as he battles brain cancer, urged the Senate not to vote for Haspel. "It is not my way to trumpet the fact that I am a woman up for the top job, but I would be remiss...

European Union prepares measures to protect from U.S. sanctions on Iran European Union prepares measures to protect from U.S. sanctions on Iran

The president, who participates in the sessions of the Bundestag for the approval of the 2018 federal budget, said in relation to the JCPOA that 'the question is whether it is convenient to end the agreement or maintain it, and we consider it better ...

Former Cavaliers player makes big statement about Cavs struggles Video Former Cavaliers player makes big statement about Cavs struggles Video

LeBron was joined by point guard Kyrie Irving , power forward Kevin Love , shooting guard J.R. Smith and center Tristan Thompson . Cleveland's shooting was better in Game 2 than it was in Game 1 as they hit 46.3 percent from the field, including a ...

Kristen Stewart goes barefoot at Cannes Kristen Stewart goes barefoot at Cannes

The film, by Spike Lee, stars Corey Hawkins and Topher Grace and takes on the checkered history of the Ku Klux Klan. The 2018 Cannes Film Festival is well underway, and some of those attending have used the festival as a platform to show support ...

Former Malaysian PM faces new corruption probe after election defeat Former Malaysian PM faces new corruption probe after election defeat

Jack Seng, another supporter wearing a shirt with a logo of Anwar behind bars, said he thought Mahathir and Anwar would resolve any tensions between them. Mahathir said the government was also committed to repaying any debts linked to the fund that i...

With friends like Trump, who needs enemies?: EU's Tusk With friends like Trump, who needs enemies?: EU's Tusk

European Council President Donald Tusk criticised United States president Donald Trump for withdrawing from the Iran deal and imposing steel and aluminium tariffs on the EU, citing the " capricious assertiveness of the U.S. "The broader US-EU ...

US Officer Shoots Student Who Opens Fire at School US Officer Shoots Student Who Opens Fire at School

He explained that the school officer's "heroic actions" saved "countless lives". The school resource officer confronted the suspect, who then fled from the school with the officer in pursuit, Howell said . Dixon Mayor Liandro Arellanno Jr. expre...

Documents on Trump Tower meeting released Documents on Trump Tower meeting released

But Burr and Warner have been dropping hints for days that their panel's interim findings on the intelligence community would depart from those of the House Intelligence Committee Republicans. The meeting is being investigated by Special Counsel Ro...

Surging Capitals cruise past Lightning in Game 1 Surging Capitals cruise past Lightning in Game 1

Forwards Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov and T.J. Oshie, combined for six points in the frame. The Lightning under Cooper hasn't lost the first two games of a series since 2014, when it was swept in the first round by Montreal. Braden Holtby stop...

Pakistan top brass blast ex-PM over Mumbai attack remarks Pakistan top brass blast ex-PM over Mumbai attack remarks

The Lashker-e-Taiba militant group, founded by USA -wanted militant Hafiz Saeed, was blamed for the Mumbai massacre. Ten gunmen spent three days spraying bullets and throwing grenades around landmarks. "Militant organizations are active". Explain it ...

Zarif in Moscow as Russian Federation moves to save nuclear deal

China offered to hold strategic talks with Iran but did not disclose whether Beijing might scale back imports in light of renewed USA sanctions. "The Europeans, after the withdrawal of the USA from the deal, have found themselves forced to save th...

Cleric eyes government as election upset rocks Iraq Cleric eyes government as election upset rocks Iraq

Sadr's bloc did not run in the remaining two provinces, Kurdish Dohuk and the ethnically mixed oil province of Kirkuk. Sadr's tweet excluded mention of Former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's State of Law Coalition, al-Fatih led by Shia militia lea...

Pennsylvania Voters Head To Polls For Primary Election Pennsylvania Voters Head To Polls For Primary Election

Pennsylvania voters have a lot of races to settle in the primary election , including picking Republican challengers to Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and U.S. The race has been sleepy to this point: Barely any outside money has crept into Pennsylvania ...

Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery at Walter Reed medical center Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery at Walter Reed medical center

The hospitalization comes as Melania Trump , 48, has taken a higher-profile role in the White House in recent weeks. President Donald Trump was not present at the hospital during his wife's surgery , but did visit her when the prodedure was o...

Co-pilot 'sucked halfway' out of plane after explosive decompression at 32000ft Co-pilot 'sucked halfway' out of plane after explosive decompression at 32000ft

The plane was shaking so hard I could not read the gauges. At the front of the plane, the pilot was fighting for the life of his colleague - who at that point had been nearly entirely sucked out of the plane and was only being held back by his seat b...

Flags will be flown at half-staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day Flags will be flown at half-staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day

Law enforcement all across the state were honored for their service Friday and that includes the local officers of the Interior. It involves a memorial service that will begin at noon in front of City Hall on South Main Street, sponsored by the g...

CBI names ex-PNB CEO Usha Ananthasubramanian in PNB scam case CBI names ex-PNB CEO Usha Ananthasubramanian in PNB scam case

Part of the reason for the bank reporting an operating loss in the fourth quarter is the higher employee cost, for which it had charged ₹63.45 crore in Q4 FY18 and deferred ₹190 crore to the subsequent three quarters. The provision for bad loans stoo...

The Soros Foundation is suspending its operations in Hungary: the reason The Soros Foundation is suspending its operations in Hungary: the reason

Open Society Foundations is closing its operations in Hungary and moving staff to Berlin, citing an increasingly repressive political and legal environment and security concerns. Hitting out at the proposals, which would tax foreign NGO income and c...

Buildings being dismantled at NK nuke test site Buildings being dismantled at NK nuke test site

However, analysts believe the closure of the site is largely symbolic and doesn't represent a material step towards denuclearisation. "I'm not trying to spread democracy to North Korea", he said . "It means getting rid of the uranium enrichment an...

Local scientists help analyze Hawaiian volcanic eruptions Local scientists help analyze Hawaiian volcanic eruptions

Kilauea's destructive activity is expected to continue and more residents may be evacuated as the lava spreads. In this May 13, 2018 photo released by the U.S. "I've actually seen rocks fly over the tree line and I can feel it in my body", Schott s...

Mahira Khan stuns during her Cannes red carpet debut Mahira Khan stuns during her Cannes red carpet debut

Mahira Khan opted for an off-shoulder black dress. The body-hugging pleated gown looked attractive on her. Mahira Khan kept her look elegant and classy. Mahira remained unfazed by the presence of other ambassadors of French beauty brand giant such a...

Wonderman: Australian climber Steve Plain scales Everest in record time Wonderman: Australian climber Steve Plain scales Everest in record time

On Monday morning Steve reached the summit along with Jon Gupta and Pemba Sherpa. Three years ago, Plain had broken his neck while body surfing in Western Australia. "Words simply can't begin to describe what I can see & how I am feeling - it's ver...

Sonowal urges peace after JPC's visit to Assam Sonowal urges peace after JPC's visit to Assam

Organisations such as Khasi Students' Union, Federation of Khasi-Jaintia and Garo People and Hynniewtrep National Youth Front staged protests outside the State Convention Centre in Shillong where the 16-member JPC team, led by BJP Lok Sabha member R...

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to be Finance Minister till Arun Jaitley recovers Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to be Finance Minister till Arun Jaitley recovers

Another important change is that Smriti Irani has been relieved from the information and broadcasting ministry, with minister of state (independent charge) for youth affairs and sports Rajyavardhan Rathore taking over. Irani's remit has now shr...

Iraqi air force destroys Islamic State command center in Syria Iraqi air force destroys Islamic State command center in Syria

Horse-trading likely before a premier and a coalition government is installed. Firebrand Iraqi Moqtada al-Sadr formed the Mahdi Army in 2003 which was responsible for bloodshed on the streets on Basra and the shooting down of coalition planes.

Militants on motorcycle attack Indonesia police headquarters Militants on motorcycle attack Indonesia police headquarters

The blast was followed by a second explosion minutes later at the Christian Church of Diponegoro and a third at the city's Pantekosta Church. Around the same time the couple's two teenage sons, aged 16 and 18, drove motorcycles to the Santa Maria...

MI5 spy boss warns Russian Federation is seeking to split Europe MI5 spy boss warns Russian Federation is seeking to split Europe

President Vladimir Putin claims that British allegations are "nonsense" but that Moscow is willing to cooperate with London on the probe. During the meeting, Parker recalled the poisoning in Britain of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and hi...

USA has lost 'mediator role' in Middle East: Turkish President Erdogan USA has lost 'mediator role' in Middle East: Turkish President Erdogan

Chief US ally Britain reiterated its stated objection to the move, while the Iranian speaker of parliament said it showed that US President Donald Trump is "feebleminded" and "incapable of evaluating the long-term consequences of his actions".

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