• GST roll out will be historic, says PM
GST roll out will be historic, says PM

Science is universal, but technology is local. The prime minister's strong message towards making the country self-reliant in the defence sector came against the backdrop of the government finalising a policy under which private sector companies will be roped-in to manufacture hi- tech equipment like submarines and fighter jets in India in partne...

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  • Pakistan players turning instant millionaires after CT win
Pakistan players turning instant millionaires after CT win

Kashmir Reader's headline read, "Kashmir erupts in joy". Even though history was unequivocally on India's side, Pakistan inflicted a massive 180-run defeat upon title-holders and favourites Men in Blue at the Oval in London to win the tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide nations.

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  • Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide
Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide

But the United Nations high commissioner for refugees Filippo Grandi said it was still a disheartening failure of worldwide diplomacy. The figures, released ahead of World Refugee Day on Tuesday, showed that a full 10.3 million of the world's displaced people fled their homes past year alone, including 3.4 million who crossed worldwide border...

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  • #HoldTheFloor: Democrats grind Senate to halt in Obamacare repeal bill protest
#HoldTheFloor: Democrats grind Senate to halt in Obamacare repeal bill protest

Schumer also asked the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, R-KY, if the lawmakers would get more than 10 hours to debate the Senate bill before voting on it. Democrats, who oppose the bill but lack the necessary votes to block it, have vowed to block GOP procedural requests in an attempt to increase transparency in the drafting process.

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  • Settlement reached in lawsuit over Michael Brown's death
Settlement reached in lawsuit over Michael Brown's death

Brown died after a confrontation with Wilson, who shot him and was cleared of wrongdoing. It accused Wilson and Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson of wrongful death, excessive force and tampering with evidence. A settlement calls for significant changes in operations, including sensitivity training for officers, adoption of community policing tec...

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  • Americans trust Comey over Trump following his 'prevalent' leaks
Americans trust Comey over Trump following his 'prevalent' leaks

Questioned about Comey's central claim that Trump told him to lay off Flynn, the president responded: " I didn't say that ". WASHINGTON (CBS ) President Trump on Friday afternoon will hold his first press conference since fired FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday.

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  • Ivanka Trump on Capitol Hill, teams up with Rubio on tax reform
Ivanka Trump on Capitol Hill, teams up with Rubio on tax reform

Ivanka Trump reportedly pushed for including a line about paid family leave in President Donald Trump's February joint address to Congress, where he said his administration hopes to "help ensure new parents have paid family leave". Joni Ernst of Iowa, Sen. Tim Scott and Utah Sen. The meeting did not include any Democrats , who traditiona...

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  • Woman killed after flying tire strikes vehicle on I-465
Woman killed after flying tire strikes vehicle on I-465

The SUV was southbound on I-465 and the tire came from the northbound lanes, Indianapolis Fire Department tweeted early Monday afternoon. A passenger in the vehicle was also injured, but conscious and alert, the statement said. Emerick was taken to an Indianapolis hospital where she later died. Three other passengers in the back seat were not injur...

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  • Gov. Baker offers plan to overhaul state's Medicaid program
Gov. Baker offers plan to overhaul state's Medicaid program

But employers whose workers now receive public health benefits would pay more, as much as $750 more per worker. All told, the changes could help save the state more than $202 million, according to the administration. Sudders said she met with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma in May to submit a concept plan, and was enco...

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  • Weather service to probe possible tornado in Pennsylvania
Weather service to probe possible tornado in Pennsylvania

Several videos were posted online showing what appeared to be funnel clouds near Shartlesville, which is about 75 miles northwest of Philadelphia. Officials say that a confirmed tornado happened in Sussex County on Monday evening. The National Weather Service used a drone to collect visual evidence for confirming the tornado. The visual examina...

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  • 4 more Los Angeles youth police cadets arrested in scandal
4 more Los Angeles youth police cadets arrested in scandal

The program has about 2,300 cadets in 21 separate police divisions. Investigators believe some of the cadets wore homemade uniforms that were made to resemble Los Angeles police uniforms when they went out on patrol in the city in the stolen vehicles , Beck said.

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  • Sizzling heat wave creates health hazard in southwestern US
Sizzling heat wave creates health hazard in southwestern US

American Airlines canceled a number of regional flights using the Bombardier CRJ aircraft, which can't operate above 118 degrees . The forecast called for a high of 120 degrees (49 degrees Celsius) in Phoenix , 119 in Palm Springs, California, and 126 in Death Valley.

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  • Police searching for $40K violin left at train station
Police searching for $40K violin left at train station

The violin was lost at South Station just after midnight on June 10. Police are searching for a $40,000 violin (in its case, circled) that was accidentally left behind by its owner, Amy Sims, while she waited for a train. If you recognize her, MBTA transit police want you to call them at 617-222-1050 or contact them anonymously via text at 873873...

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  • Detroit Pistons center Aron Baynes opts out of contract
Detroit Pistons center Aron Baynes opts out of contract

According to a Tuesday morning report from Shams Charania of Yahoo! He is turning down the $6.5 million he was due to be paid during the third year of a three-year, $19.5 million contact. To no one's surprise, the Detroit Pistons will have a new backup center next season. As of now, the Pistons still have fan favorite, Boban Marjanovic to...

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  • Mourinho doesn't want Manchester United to sign Ronaldo
Mourinho doesn't want Manchester United to sign Ronaldo

Jose Mourinho - one of the most successful managers of the last 20 years - has been accused of defrauding Spanish tax authorities of $3.6 million during his time as Real Madrid boss. "That's why I will speak with him when he gets back and see what's up", Perez told Spanish radio Onda Cero late Monday. And according to Spanish sports daily ...

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  • Raptors president Ujiri: Kyle Lowry wants to remain in Toronto
Raptors president Ujiri: Kyle Lowry wants to remain in Toronto

As of mid-May other teams were being told Lowry had "zero interest" in returning to Toronto, even if the Raptors offered a maximum five-year deal. If Lowry doesn't return to Toronto, which seems highly likely, it'll be interesting to see if one of the best bromances in the National Basketball Association between Lowry and DeMar DeRozan can surv...

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  • Ohio woman's family files lawsuit against outdoor park
Ohio woman's family files lawsuit against outdoor park

The family of an OH 18-year-old killed after contracting a brain-eating amoeba during a whitewater rafting trip has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against an outdoor North Carolina recreation facility. Under pressure, the park shuttered the water feature for almost two months and a federal epidemiologist found that filtration and disinfection syste...

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  • Ram Nath Kovind NDA's choice for President
Ram Nath Kovind NDA's choice for President

Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee claimed that the Bihar Governor was nominated only because he had been a leader of the BJP's Dalit Morcha in the past. With an aim to ace the Dalit card played by BJP, a section of the Opposition feels that they should also field a Dalit candidate. A few weeks before, Kovind along with ...

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  • Kushner heading to Mideast for peace talks
Kushner heading to Mideast for peace talks

Mr Kushner, who has been one of the President's main go-to-guys for Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, has faced recent controversy after it was revealed that he had discussed setting up a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team.

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  • Businessman-in-chief owes lenders $436m: Disclosure
Businessman-in-chief owes lenders $436m: Disclosure

The Office of Government Ethics released 98 pages of Trump property financial disclosures Friday. As the AMPA notes, Trump has had $ 20 million in revenue from his new hotel in Washington, which opened very close to the White House in September.

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