• Scores dead as train plows into revelers at religious festival
Scores dead as train plows into revelers at religious festival

Railway authorities clarified that the organisers had not taken any permission from them to burn the effigy near the tracks. "The reports indicate the train crashed through the crowd at that time", said Raveen Thukral, Media Adviser to Punjab Chief Minister Capt.

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  • Warren still has to answer for her ethnic identity theft
Warren still has to answer for her ethnic identity theft

If we give Warren the benefit of the doubt and say she's a full 1.6% Native American, this would mean that the average black person in America is 12.5 times more white than Elizabeth Warren is Native American. Or do you have to have Native American ancestors? "The tribes and only the tribes determine citizenship", she said. The Boston Globe re...

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  • European Union shelves plans for Brexit divorce deal summit citing lack of progress
European Union shelves plans for Brexit divorce deal summit citing lack of progress

But with Brexit talks at an impasse, the bloc has suggested extending that period, to give more time to strike a trade deal that ensures the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland remains friction-free - the main sticking point to a Brexit deal.

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  • Reaction to shifting embassy to Jerusalem
Reaction to shifting embassy to Jerusalem

The ABC reports Indonesia is considering suspending an imminent free trade agreement in response to Australia's proposal, but Indonesian Foreign Ministry spokesman Arrmanatha Nasir declined to comment. According to Morrison, it was former ambassador to Israel Dave Sharma, now the Liberal Party candidate for a seat once held by former Prime Mini...

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  • Texas police hunt woman who abandoned toddler at stranger’s door
Texas police hunt woman who abandoned toddler at stranger’s door

After letting go of the boy and bags, the woman repeatedly rang the doorbell, knocked, then ran off. The sheriff's office said although the woman has not been found, they do not believe she is on the run. Instead of waiting until someone answered the door, she drove away in her auto and left the child in danger. The father ultimately left the ...

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  • COAS condemns terrorist attack in Afghanistan’s Kandahar
COAS condemns terrorist attack in Afghanistan’s Kandahar

In addition to Raziq , intelligence chief Abdul Momin was also killed in the attack, Glasse reports, citing Kandahar's deputy governor Agha Lala Dastageri. "They are on high alert", Rahimi said. The attack comes just days after the Taliban and the Afghan government said USA envoy Zalmay Khalilzad met with Taliban officials in Qatar to discuss ...

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  • NYT Journalist on Her Way to Sabarimala Stopped, Abandons Journey
NYT Journalist on Her Way to Sabarimala Stopped, Abandons Journey

While Reshma Nishanth, 32, of Kannur, who is on a 41-day "vrutha", quit her teaching job in a college due to the mounting protest against her from various quarters, Soorya Devarchana, also on "vrutha", was sacked from her job. Surendran, M.T. Ramesh and Shobha Surendran were among those present. One of those opposing is activist Rahul Easwar. "We...

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  • Syria reopens 2 crossings with Jordan, Golan Heights
Syria reopens 2 crossings with Jordan, Golan Heights

Hundreds of people were taken by Daesh (ISIS) fighters from a displacement camp in east Syria during a militant counterattack against advancing US -backed forces, an activist group said Saturday. Lebanese politicians are sharply divided between supporter and opponent of Syrian President Bashar Assad. At least half a dozen vehicles bearing Jordani...

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  • Donald Trump Props Up Ted Cruz
Donald Trump Props Up Ted Cruz

In addition to the Lyin' Ted moniker, Trump once said Cruz was "worse than Hillary [ Clinton ]", accused his father of being involved in the assassination of John F. Trump carried the state by almost a million votes in 2016. Cruz said O'Rourke was eager to begin impeachment proceedings against Trump that would lead to a partisan circus.

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  • WWE skewered in HBO's
WWE skewered in HBO's "Last Week Tonight" segment on Saudi Arabia

HBO host John Oliver called out WWE during a segment on Last Week Tonight about Saudi Arabia, its ties to the United States and the alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi . They became the target of a blistering, 18-minute report on "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" this past Sunday - which also covered the ongoing political te...

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  • Judge rejects Daniels defamation suit against Trump
Judge rejects Daniels defamation suit against Trump

A judge has dismissed the lawsuit from adult film worker Stormy Daniels against President Donald Trump and ordered that she pay the president's attorney's fees. Trump tweeted that the man was "nonexistent" and that Daniels was playing the "fake news media for fools". "The First Amendment (of the US Constitution) protects this type of rhetor...

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  • Outlier cyclone heads to Spain after slamming into Portugal
Outlier cyclone heads to Spain after slamming into Portugal

Winds sent trees crashing onto cars and sidewalks in the Portuguese capital and in the northern city of Porto. The remnants of Hurricane Leslie swept in overnight on Saturday, with winds gusting up to 176km/h (109mph). Leslie could be the fiercest storm to hit the country since 1842. The main motorway in Portugal was blocked by a fallen tree...

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  • Trump, Calling Mattis a Democrat, Opens the Door to His Departure
Trump, Calling Mattis a Democrat, Opens the Door to His Departure

This marks the first time that the Republican president has publicly said anything negative about Mattis, who last month told reporters not to take seriously reports that he may be leaving. Mattis, while leading the USA military, has occasionally been at odds with Trump and more hawkish Trump administration officials, including national securit...

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  • Trump reluctant to halt arms sales to Saudis over alleged assassination
Trump reluctant to halt arms sales to Saudis over alleged assassination

The White House also revealed in a statement by Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders that two senior officials, the national security advisor and Trump's son-in-law, have contacted the Saudis on the matter. Khashoggi back to the kingdom from Washington , where he has been living in self-imposed exile and contributing commentaries to The Post ...

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  • China trade war: International Monetary Fund cuts global growth forecast
China trade war: International Monetary Fund cuts global growth forecast

Federal Reserve. The IMF said it was now predicting 3.7 percent global growth in both 2018 and 2019. Furthermore, China's debt to GDP ratio increased by around 100 percentage points, indicating border-lining financial crisis. Finance Minister Umar had informed that foreign reserves need to be boosted by at least $8 billion, while ministry sourc...

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  • US Pastor to Be Released After Secret Turkey Deal
US Pastor to Be Released After Secret Turkey Deal

Friday's decision could be a first step to ease tensions, although Turkey's presidency took aim at what it said was a prolonged US effort to put pressure on its courts. "I pray Pastor Brunson can now return home and he and his family can move on with their lives", said Rep. Richard Hudson, R-Concord, in a statement.

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  • Kim Jong Un invites Pope Francis to North Korea
Kim Jong Un invites Pope Francis to North Korea

The report also alluded to speculation that if Japan hosted the summit, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would also hold talks with Kim and could possibly reach some kind of agreement on the issue of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea decades ago.

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  • Khashoggi 'hit squad' included a forensics expert and a former diplomat
Khashoggi 'hit squad' included a forensics expert and a former diplomat

She said she waited outside for him to come out and then realized something was wrong around 4 p.m. because the consulate closed at 3:30 p.m. He left Saudi Arabia a year ago saying he feared retribution for his criticism of Riyadh over the Yemen war and its crackdown on dissent, and since then wrote columns for the Washington Post .

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  • STORM CALLUM: Met Eireann extend five weather warnings
STORM CALLUM: Met Eireann extend five weather warnings

Tomorrow a yellow warning for strong winds will kick in around 3am as Storm Callum batters the city. "Along with a spell of heavy rain and high tides there is a risk of coastal flooding and damage". However, the country's heatwave will end this weekend, as Storm Callum is set to bring over month's worth of rainfall in South West England, Wales and ...

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  • Bulgarian Journalist Raped, Murdered After Corruption TV Program
Bulgarian Journalist Raped, Murdered After Corruption TV Program

In October 2017, Daphne Caruana Galizia , a Maltese reporter who specialised in government corruption and money laundering, was killed by a vehicle bomb near her home. A candlelight vigil in Marinova's memory is organised for Monday evening in Sofia . The killings of Kuciak in Slovakia and Caruana Galizia in Malta caused alarm across the Co...

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  • Melania Trump dances with kids, feeds baby elephant during Kenya visit
Melania Trump dances with kids, feeds baby elephant during Kenya visit

Speaking near the Sphinx, Trump said that the message of her trip has been to show "that we care". Seay did praise Trump for one item on her itinerary: a trip she took to Cape Coast castle, a former slave trading fort in Ghana. As she says, the campaign is "shining a spotlight on successful programs and organizations that teach children tools a...

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  • Nhlanhla Nene relieved of his duties, Tito Mboweni appointed new Finance Minister
Nhlanhla Nene relieved of his duties, Tito Mboweni appointed new Finance Minister

Nene admitted to meeting the controversial Gupta family at their Saxonwold residence at the state capture commission of inquiry last week. Nhlanhla Nene resigned over discrepancies in his accounts of meetings with a business family at the heart of a corruption scandal, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Tuesday.

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  • Emanuel’s office calls Trump ‘clueless,’ wrong on stop-and-frisk
Emanuel’s office calls Trump ‘clueless,’ wrong on stop-and-frisk

Trump referenced a consent decree that was proposed for Chicago after its Obama-era federal version was quashed by the Trump administration previous year. "Every single day of my administration we will stand for law, order and justice", the commander-in-chief told those assembled. The ACLU said the police inordinately targeted blacks.

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  • Limousine crash at popular tourist spot kills 20 in NY
Limousine crash at popular tourist spot kills 20 in NY

There was only one side door in that limo's passenger compartment, the NTSB found, and there were no regulations to prevent such modifications. But officials already saw some red flags, Cuomo said: The driver didn't have the necessary commercial license, and the vehicle failed a state inspection that examined such things as the chassis, suspe...

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  • Interpol asks China for status of its missing president
Interpol asks China for status of its missing president

Meng Hongwei, Interpol's president, boarded a plane and arrived in China, according to a French judicial official. According to Meng's bio on Interpol's website, he has nearly 40 years of experience in criminal justice and policing, during which he's dealt with issues related to legal institutions, narcotics control, counterterrorism, border cont...

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