• Tense Doklam standoff ends; India, China agree to withdraw troops
Tense Doklam standoff ends; India, China agree to withdraw troops

Indian Army sources said that the process of "disengagement" of its troops had begun, with the Chinese side also withdrawing its soldiers. Residents in the border town of Damthang told The Indian Express that many herders had been told by PLA patrols to turn back this summer from high-altitude grazing grounds they had used for generations - a mov...

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  • Pakistan fumes over United States general's Taliban remarks
Pakistan fumes over United States general's Taliban remarks

Pakistan also canceled a scheduled trip to Washington DC of its new foreign minister KM Asif at the invitation of the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to signal its fury, even as the Trump administration took Islamabad's tantrums in its stride and demonstrated American capacity to finger a fragile Pakistani economy.

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  • How you can help the victims of Hurricane Harvey
How you can help the victims of Hurricane Harvey

People troubled by the destruction and suffering caused by the Chetco Bar Fire in southwestern OR - and Hurricane Harvey in Texas - can help. Volunteers must go through a background check. People can donate online at www.ghcf.org , or send checks or money orders to Greater Houston Community Foundation, 5120 Woodway Drive, Suite 6000, Houst...

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  • European Stocks Drop As North Korea Fires Missile
European Stocks Drop As North Korea Fires Missile

The risk-off move spread from Asia to Europe and a rally in the euro to above a key level chipped in to put regional stocks on track at one point for their biggest one-day loss in 11 months. Commonwealth Bank of Australia slumped to a nine-month low, extending losses after the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) on Monday said it wo...

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  • Houston's 'Mattress Mack' opens furniture-filled stores to flood victims
Houston's 'Mattress Mack' opens furniture-filled stores to flood victims

The company tweeted photos of people sitting on mattresses and couches. McIngvale appeared on CNN's "New Day" on Tuesday morning and revealed he is happily providing food and shelter to roughly 300 to 400 people at each Houston store. The Federal Emergency Management Agency estimates that some 30,000 people have been displaced by the storm, w...

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  • Census results: Centre calls IPC meeting to address provinces' concerns
Census results: Centre calls IPC meeting to address provinces' concerns

Briefing the Senate Committee on Privatization and Statistics in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said verification of "every individual" was ensured during the census process. Lahore has registered an increase of more than half as its population count has been recorded at 11,126,285 from 1998 where it stood at 5,143,495. Gujranwala's population increase...

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  • Missing wife's husband arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation
Missing wife's husband arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation

Bennett filed a police report to authorities in May past year, saying the boat had been burglarised while he and the owner of the boat were not on board. Law enforcement officers sent the victim images of the coins and tubes recovered from the belongings Bennett took with him onto his life raft. When rescued, Bennett carried one backpack with him...

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  • Trump Supporters Back Him Because Of His Conduct
Trump Supporters Back Him Because Of His Conduct

For a nation that has been wondering where exactly the line is for Trump's fellow Republicans - when they'll stop tolerating the president's authoritarian behavior - this sharper tone seems like a sign that they're tiring of his act. Yet Trump is discouraging them from feeling invested in the 2018 election. White House press secretary Sarah H...

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  • 11-Year-Old Girl In Critical Condition After Being Shot In Face
11-Year-Old Girl In Critical Condition After Being Shot In Face

It's believed the shooting happened inside a vehicle. Police were called to Stagg Court in Deloraine , in Tasmania's central-north, at about 9pm. Her condition was upgraded from critical to serious on Wednesday morning, police said in a statement.

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  • Rain-hit Mumbai limps back to normalcy after long night, 5 dead
Rain-hit Mumbai limps back to normalcy after long night, 5 dead

He said, "Request people to follow traffic advisories being issued". Some low-lying areas remained under water, causing vehicle pile-ups, after the city received almost a month's equivalent of rainfall in a single day. In absence of train services, major suburban stations were overcrowded. There was, however, no clarity over the fate of the tra...

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  • Victims, suspect in Clovis Library shooting identified
Victims, suspect in Clovis Library shooting identified

Two women were shot and killed in the shooting at the Clovis Carver Public Library. Lupe Aguirre told the Albuquerque Journal he ran inside the library to look for his wife when the shooting began. Jouett had allegedly experienced trouble at school the Friday before the shooting. Jouett, who had contemplated suicide in the past, started attendi...

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  • Les Miles lands job just in time for college football season
Les Miles lands job just in time for college football season

Mark Helfrich, former OR football coach, is joining FOX Sports' college football team as a game analyst, the network announced Tuesday. It's unfortunate that these two coaches weren't able to find another position in the college football coaching game, but these are two, big-time hires for FOX and they'll be a joy to watch all season - especial...

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  • Michigan Red Cross volunteers headed to Houston to aid Harvey victims
Michigan Red Cross volunteers headed to Houston to aid Harvey victims

I think the people are in bad shape and they need help. "They've just lost probably everything in their lives". The mayor said the city wants to assist in gratitude for all those who helped NY cope after Superstorm Sandy struck in 2012.

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  • European leaders pledge more support for African countries to stem migration
European leaders pledge more support for African countries to stem migration

In the wake of last week's attacks in Spain, Italian and Spanish officials said they also wanted to discuss counter-terrorism cooperation during an evening session between the four European countries. According to the group, thousands of young Africans are victims of people who deceive prospective emigrants into paying thousands of dollars for a su...

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  • GOP discord might not bode well for raising debt ceiling
GOP discord might not bode well for raising debt ceiling

Even after the White House tried to quell reports that Trump and McConnell were locked in an intense feud, Trump continued to attack the Senate leader publicly . "We have to", Trump told the raucous crowd. He also accused Flake, a frequent critic of the president, of being "weak on borders, weak on crime". Congress will have about 12 working da...

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  • Personal and commercial insurers face Harvey with record capital levels
Personal and commercial insurers face Harvey with record capital levels

Others who do have it often discover they are not covered for flooding. That would make Harvey one of the ten most expensive natural disasters in US history. The company said: “While these flood events were not as severe as Tropical Storm Allison in 2001, Houstons resiliency against catastrophic flooding is now being tested for the third year in ro...

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  • Principal Denies Same-Sex Marriage Ad's Claims Male Students Could Wear Dresses
Principal Denies Same-Sex Marriage Ad's Claims Male Students Could Wear Dresses

It alleges that in countries which have legalised same-sex marriage , "parents have lost their rights to choose". There has been a diverse reaction to the ad on social media with some arguing it fails to address "real" issues of same sex marriage , instead, making it a discussion about children and the Government's Safe Schools program.

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  • Rain Starting To Move Back In
Rain Starting To Move Back In

We will see sunshine Friday and Saturday , but with below-normal temps, a cool NW breeze and very dry air. We are looking more unsettled Sunday as a front approaches from the west that may have some of the remnants of Harvey with it.

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  • FG Thanks US for Decision to Sell Aircraft to Fight Insurgency
FG Thanks US for Decision to Sell Aircraft to Fight Insurgency

In accordance with the Leahy Law, the USA defense sector is prohibited from providing military assistance to countries involved in human rights violations. The equipment consists of 12 Super Tucano A-29 surveillance and attack planes, among other weapons. The US is strongly supporting the hard work of the military in combating terrorism and we ar...

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  • 'BJP Bhagao, Desh Bachao' rally: Lalu confident; Sharad Yadav joins opposition bandwagon
'BJP Bhagao, Desh Bachao' rally: Lalu confident; Sharad Yadav joins opposition bandwagon

Tejashwi Yadav, Lalu Prasad's son and Bihar's former deputy chief minister, went so far as to claim that there were 30 lakh people at the rally. The JD (U ) faction, led by Sharad Yadav , today threatened to take "appropriate" action against the "unconstitutional acts" of the Nitish Kumar-led faction which had yesterday said that Yadav had in...

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