• Ballet, pop stars & folk dances as Russian Federation welcomes FIFA Confederations Cup
Ballet, pop stars & folk dances as Russian Federation welcomes FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico , at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Sunday, June 18, 2017. As Infantino said, the Federation Internationale de Football Association will work with Russia for one more year to organize the best World Cup. "Welcome to Russia", inspi...

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  • Indo-China relations: MoS VK Singh meets Chinese foreign minister
Indo-China relations: MoS VK Singh meets Chinese foreign minister

Incidentally, this is the first time that the foreign ministers meeting has been called by a host country holding the BRICS Summit. India has made a pitch for the BRICS grouping to strengthen ties in combating counter-terrorism, as the foreign ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa held their first ever stand-alone summit in...

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  • Britain eyes Brexit deal ´like no other in history´
Britain eyes Brexit deal ´like no other in history´

The Government's Brexit secretary David Davis will meet the EU's top negotiator, Michel Barnier , in Brussels for phase one of negotiations. But the turmoil of the euro zone crisis, fears in Britain about immigration and a series of miscalculations by former Prime Minister David Cameron prompted Britain to vote by 52 to 48 percent for Brexit i...

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  • Here's the woman whose efforts introduced the world to Father's Day
Here's the woman whose efforts introduced the world to Father's Day

There aren't many areas in literature where men are under-represented, but it's safe to say that in children's fiction, men - and fathers in particular - have been largely overlooked. "It is not flesh and blood, but the heart which makes us fathers and sons". I don't want to look back with regret and say, "I wish I'd spent more time with my chi...

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  • Embiid, Sixers trusting they can land Fultz in draft
Embiid, Sixers trusting they can land Fultz in draft

Philadelphia's 2018 unprotected first-round pick that was acquired from the Lakers has been part of the discussions, sources said. Sure, the extra draft capital is nice, but wouldn't it make sense for them to use some of it to flip for a piece who takes them over the top right now? You have to love the Sixers' protections on the Laker pick....

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  • Newt Gingrich says Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'
Newt Gingrich says Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'

In less than a month, Mueller went from "superb choice" as special counsel to the "tip of the deep state spear" going after President Donald Trump . Trump is understandably ticked, he said. Gabrielle Giffords, a Democrat who survived being shot in the head during a shooting at a constituent event in Tucson. Republican Sen. Roy Blunt, vice-chai...

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  • Handel, Ossoff call on help in final days of Georgia race
Handel, Ossoff call on help in final days of Georgia race

Republican Karen Handel and 30-year-old Democrat Jon Ossoff have spent a record $40 million on campaign ads. The poll comes just days before the special election to fill Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price, which is seen largely seen as a referendum on President Trump's presidency.

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  • Catholic group organizes blood drive for Scalise
Catholic group organizes blood drive for Scalise

Doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital, where Rep. Scalise is being treated, discussed his condition on Friday saying that they believed he would be in the hospital for a considerable amount of time, possibly weeks. The House majority whip is in critical condition after being shot this week during practice for a charity baseball game. Each donor sh...

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  • Theresa May admits gov response to Grenfell fire 'not good enough'
Theresa May admits gov response to Grenfell fire 'not good enough'

May was criticised for avoiding locals when she visited the scene on Thursday and faced cries of "Shame on you" and "coward" when she returned the following day, with police breaking up scuffles. On the figure of 58, he said: "I really hope it won't, but it may increase", while adding that "it might be that some of those are safe and well", and for...

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  • Rain showers and cooler temperatures for Father's Day
Rain showers and cooler temperatures for Father's Day

Most locations will be dry this afternoon with the better storm chance after 7PM tonight . While we can't rule out a shower to the north towards the Poconos, it's overall a nice, seasonably warm day with less humidity. The high will be 88, after a morning low of 72. Monday|Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. If it takes a pa...

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  • Nationals jump on Mets early in 7-4 win
Nationals jump on Mets early in 7-4 win

Louis snap a three-game skid. Josh Bell hit his 12th home run and drove in three runs for Pittsburgh. Daniel Murphy added three more hits against his former team and Michael A. Carlos Gomez homered and drove in four after being sidelined four weeks with a strained right hamstring. MINNEAPOLIS - Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run homer as Cle...

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  • Flash flood watch issued for inland ME on Monday
Flash flood watch issued for inland ME on Monday

The National Weather Service has issued flash flood warnings for Allegheny and Westmoreland counties on Friday. The Met Service is warning fisherfolk and other marine interests to be cautious as strong gusty winds are likely in the vicinity of showers and thunderstorms, particularly over the waters west and south of Jamaica.

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  • Girl dies after being electrocuted while playing in lagoon
Girl dies after being electrocuted while playing in lagoon

The girl was electrocuted when she touched an electrified metal rail to a boat lift while swimming with friends in a lagoon behind the Tobago Avenue house she was visiting, police said. Toms River police say they responded to 45 Tobago Ave.at 8:12 p.m. for reports of a possible electrocution of a young girl. The girls who were swimming with the 1...

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  • UK official: Fire building materials broke rules
UK official: Fire building materials broke rules

Dr Tomlin said: "I thought the way they expressed themselves with a mixture of passion and reason was fantastic, and I hope it's the beginning of a process, not the end of a process, the beginning of a process of real listening between Government, RBKC (the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea council), local residents, that will bring about las...

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  • Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) Bonds Trading 2.5% Higher
Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) Bonds Trading 2.5% Higher

The rating was downgraded by IBERIA Capital Partners on Friday, October 30 to "Sector Perform". On Wednesday, March 9 the stock rating was downgraded by Stephens to "Underweight". (AGRO) have 125.79 million outstanding shares now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares owned by ...

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  • Undercooked Warburton anxious about Lions spot
Undercooked Warburton anxious about Lions spot

The tactic and Murray's execution were key in victory for Warren Gatland's side. Now this Lions side is faced with the task of backing up that performance, while also looking to dispel theories that the Lions have an impotent attacking game.

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  • Philippine troops pound Islamists as death toll passes 300
Philippine troops pound Islamists as death toll passes 300

The military says that up to 200 fighters, a lot of them from local insurgent groups that have pledged allegiance to Islamic State but also some foreign fighters, are holding out, using civilians as human shields and mosques as safe havens.

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  • Mamata Banerjee trying to divert our movement: GJM chief
Mamata Banerjee trying to divert our movement: GJM chief

In Kolkata , West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that Assistant Commandant of the IRB's 2nd Battalion Kiran Tamang was critically injured in the violence. Except for medicine stores, all others shops and hotels remained closed in Darjeeling . "Nobody should resort to violence", the home minister said in a series of tweets.

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  • Over 90000 inmates to perform asanas on Intn'l Yoga Day
Over 90000 inmates to perform asanas on Intn'l Yoga Day

Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said, "Our party office bearers along with farmers will be performing yoga on the streets in various cities across the state". To ensure that the Day was a grand success, the chief minister had issued directions to hold a 28-day workshop for the participants, which had begun last month.

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  • Ranbir Kapoor: Nepotism Exists Everywhere
Ranbir Kapoor: Nepotism Exists Everywhere

Adding, "It exists everywhere but more so in the film industry". Disney and Pictureshuru Production's Jagga Jasoos is directed by Anurag Basu and is set to release on 14th July 2017. For Katrina, the toughest thing about filming Jagga Jasoos was "to shoot with you (Ranbir)". Ranbir said, "The toughest part was that it took three long years to...

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