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Canada High Commissioner attends President Kovind's swearing in ceremony

Canada High Commissioner attends President Kovind's swearing in ceremony Pictures related to the swearing-in ceremony were put up on the new website of the President of India. Kovind was addressing a gathering, which included Vice-President Hamid Ansari , Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan , Prime Minister Narendra Modi , outgoing president Pranab Mukherjee and former president Pratibha Patil. [Full Article...]

Switzerland: Five injured in Schaffhausen attack, say police

Switzerland: Five injured in Schaffhausen attack, say police The police, quoted by ATS, has, however, clarified that the man, skilled, dangerous, had been identified and that it was not a terrorist act. A man reportedly armed with a chainsaw has injured at least five people in a northern Swiss town , sparking a massive manhunt following the attack. [Full Article...]

DM asks man to sell wife, construct toilet with money

DM asks man to sell wife, construct toilet with money Summary: Millenniums later, Draupadi appears to have got the answer - in the affirmative - with Aurangabad DM Kanwal Tanuj advising a man to sell his wife and construct a toilet with the money.The DM gave the advice during an awareness campaign on the harmful effects of open defecation in Jamhor panchayat of Aurangabad district on Sunday."I am being quoted out of context", rued the DM. [Full Article...]

Book about Mandela's 'last days' withdrawn from circulation

Book about Mandela's 'last days' withdrawn from circulation It revealed several undignified episodes at the end of Mandela's life as well as bitter family squabbles over his care and legacy, prompting fury from his widow Graca Machel who threatened legal action. The cover of the controversial book, Mandela's Last Years. It has been estimated that the withdrawal of the book, sent "a clear message to say that some things have more value than the money"... [Full Article...]

Here's Why Fact-Checker Snopes.com Launched A $500000 Crowdfunder

Here's Why Fact-Checker Snopes.com Launched A $500000 Crowdfunder That contractual relationship ended earlier this year, but the vendor will not acknowledge the change in contractual status and continues to essentially hold the Snopes .com web site hostage . When David and Barbara Mikkelson divorced in 2016, Barbara left Bardev, Inc. and sold her 50 percent equity interest in Snopes to Proper Media. In an email to Poynter , Mikkelson said the donations ra... [Full Article...]

Banners urging CM Shahbaz to replace PM Nawaz put up in Lahore

Banners urging CM Shahbaz to replace PM Nawaz put up in Lahore The party's stronghold Lahore sees emergence of banners advising Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down and vacant the top seat for his brother and Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif . 'The whole party is united under the leadership of Nawaz Sharif. "Conspiracies are being hatched against the game changer, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)", he said and added, "Those conspiring... [Full Article...]

USS Constitution Returns to Boston's Waters Following 2 Years of Repairs

USS Constitution Returns to Boston's Waters Following 2 Years of Repairs The wooden ship was launched in 1797 and earned its famous nickname notching victories in the War of 1812 . "The ship restorers, riggers and blacksmith are a group of skilled craftspeople who have put their talents to great use during Constitution's dry dock restoration". [Full Article...]

Republican Congressman Uses Audio from Baseball Shooting in Ad

Republican Congressman Uses Audio from Baseball Shooting in Ad Brooks is running for the Senate seat in Alabama vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Horton is Scalise's chief of staff, which I assume all but guarantees that this ad will end up being yanked or re-edited. In an ad released on Monday, the Alabama congressman slammed reporters for asking whether the recent shooting, which seriously wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , changed th... [Full Article...]

New York Times Demands Apology From Fox News

New York Times Demands Apology From Fox News The newspaper has claimed that the report is both "malicious and inaccurate ". The " Fox and Friends " segment aired early Saturday and may have been the story that lead the President to tweet later Saturday saying the newspaper values "their sick agenda over National Security". [Full Article...]

Gaza Terror Rocket Fired at Israel

An army spokesperson said that while the man was caught in possession of a knife, it was not immediately clear whether he meant to carry out a terror attack in Israel. Israel, the main provider of power to Gaza, has reduced the flow at the request of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. It has been a flashpoint site for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the past decades since the 1967 ... [Full Article...]

Turkey withdraws request to probe German firms over terror support

Turkey withdraws request to probe German firms over terror support Gokay Sofuoglu, chairman of the Turkish Community in Germany, welcomed Gabriel's conciliatory words. According to Hurriyet Daily, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu called his German counterpart Thomas de Maiziere to underline that no German firms were being probed by Turkey over suspicions of supporting terrorist groups. [Full Article...]

PM Yıldırım condemns restrictions on Al-Aqsa mosque compound

The Israeli military said it arrested more than 20 Palestinians overnight Sunday near the site of the attack. In spite of the murders of the two policemen which made the additional security necessary, Palestinians believe the new gates violate agreed arrangements for entry to the mosque, Islam's third-holiest site. [Full Article...]

Blast in Lahore Pakistan, at least 9 killed

Blast in Lahore Pakistan, at least 9 killed A bomb also killed 14 people in Lahore in February during a wave of attacks across the country, denting optimism that Pakistan's security situation was improving. In the image, a broken window can be seen as a result. Reportedly, Arfa Karim Towers was evacuated following the blast. "There was a police picket that was targeted". [Full Article...]

IL reports 1st human case of West Nile virus this year

IL reports 1st human case of West Nile virus this year Several parts of Canada and the USA continue to report West Nile virus activity. "Over the next few weeks, the Belmont Health Department will continue to work with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Eastern Middlesex Mosquito Control Project to monitor the mosquito populations for WNV". [Full Article...]

Chinese jets buzz USA plane in near-collision over East China Sea

Chinese jets buzz USA plane in near-collision over East China Sea Logan said he could not confirm how close the Chinese jet came, but reports citing unidentified defense officials say the plane got within 300 feet of the USA plane. The U.S. aircraft was operating in global airspace at the time of the intercept, which the air crew deemed "unsafe and unprofessional". Davis said Sunday's interaction, which happened late morning local time, was "uncharacteristic" ... [Full Article...]

Doklam Stand-Off: China Urges India To Correct 'Wrongdoing'

Doklam Stand-Off: China Urges India To Correct 'Wrongdoing' India has called for both sides to withdraw forces and a negotiated settlement to the standoff that began last month after Chinese troops began working to extend southward the road from Yadong in Tibet. There is a cold war-like situation between India and China and media in both countries are flexing their muscles, Gywali said in the House. Earlier, India has said that both sides should pull ba... [Full Article...]

Cash trail of Imran Khan's United Kingdom flats incomplete

Cash trail of Imran Khan's United Kingdom flats incomplete Imran Khan has not provided details to his own company, Niazi Services, that was also exposed in Panama Papers... PTI Chief said his former wife, Jemima, had provided him details of bank transactions which he submitted in the court, showing how the funds from the London flat came into Pakistan. [Full Article...]

Army clears two more strongholds of terrorists in Rajgal valley

Army clears two more strongholds of terrorists in Rajgal valley In a press release issued on Saturday, the ISPR said that the major achievement was gained last night under the Operation Khyber 4, and in which the Special Services Group (SSG) also participated. "Having cleared the top, the forces have established posts on over 12000 feet high feature riddled with thick forestation". During the Operation, terrorists gave stiff resistance but couldn't sustain a... [Full Article...]

Federal grand jury indicts Hawaii soldier with providing support to ISIS

Federal grand jury indicts Hawaii soldier with providing support to ISIS Ikaika Kang, 34, assigned to the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, has been under investigation by the army and FBI for more than a year and was taken into custody by FBI agents on Saturday, according to a bureau statement provided to Reuters. [Full Article...]

Trump's son-in-law Kushner to testify on Capitol Hill - twice

The president has long criticized leaks of information about the investigation, and has urged authorities to prosecute leakers. On Saturday, Trump defended Scaramucci against a wave of news reports that the Wall Street financier had originally backed Wisconsin Gov. [Full Article...]


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