• House Intel Probe to Hear From Ex-Obama Homeland Security Chief
House Intel Probe to Hear From Ex-Obama Homeland Security Chief

FBI Assistant Director of Counterintelligence Bill Priestap testified Wednesday that Russians created fake news reports and propaganda that was spread online. Testifying before the Congressional committee, an official from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) confirmed the number of states targeted by hackers seeking to affect the electoral ...

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  • Trump says China 'tried' but failed on North Korea
Trump says China 'tried' but failed on North Korea

Warmbier", he said, adding that at least 10 Americans were freed from North Korea under Obama . "At least I know China tried!" On Monday, American Otto Warmbier died just days after being released from 17 months of captivity in North Korea.

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  • Presidential polls: JD(U) supports Ram Nath Kovind's nomination, to skip Opposition's meeting
Presidential polls: JD(U) supports Ram Nath Kovind's nomination, to skip Opposition's meeting

The JD-U has nearly "decided" to support NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind who earlier served as the Governor of Bihar, according to media reports . "We do not want oppose just for the sake of it. Ram Nath Kovind is a good person". Kumar's explanation, though, is not cutting much ice with the Congress and Left leaders - as they fi...

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  • Congress asks Amitabh to withdraw from GST ad
Congress asks Amitabh to withdraw from GST ad

Meanwhile, all states and Union Territories, barring Jammu and Kashmir, have passed their State GST Act, paving the way for rollout of the Goods and Services Tax from the mid-night of June 30-July 1. "And why use an icon and his credibility to fool them?" he asked demanded. A video featuring Bachchan has been released by the government in which t...

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  • Sack Lalu's sons from Bihar ministry: Sushil Modi
Sack Lalu's sons from Bihar ministry: Sushil Modi

The Income Tax Department has already acted on the "expose" about the RJD chief's family amassing benami properties worth more than Rs 1,000 crore by ordering provisional attachment of 14 properties in Delhi and Patna to the tune of Rs 170-80 crore, he told reporters.

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  • 14 municipalities lose clean audit status
14 municipalities lose clean audit status

Fruitless and wasteful expenditure was 21% lower in 2015-16 than in the previous year at R901 million. "Irregular expenditure does not necessarily represent wastage or mean that fraud has been committed", he said . The auditor general considers 65% of municipalities' financial health as concerning or requiring intervention. "This needs to be c...

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  • State celebrates International Yoga Day
State celebrates International Yoga Day

Last year, the Indian High Commission in Dhaka organized a yoga session at the Mirpur indoor stadium in Dhaka. Dhaka - Several thousand men and women joined an open session for Yoga in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka to mark the International Day of Yoga on Wednesday.

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  • Millions of yoga practitioners hit the mat for worldwide event
Millions of yoga practitioners hit the mat for worldwide event

The theme for the 2017 celebration, organised by the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, is 'Yoga for Health.' The theme highlights the fact that yoga can contribute in a holistic way to achieving equilibrium between mind and body.

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  • Ex-North Korea prisoner denounces death of American student
Ex-North Korea prisoner denounces death of American student

They said it should be a "call to action to those in the position to protect our American citizens here at home AND overseas". In response to the tragedy, USA officials have reportedly been considering a travel ban that would prohibit American citizens from visiting the country until further notice.

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  • UK PM, DUP talks 'not going as expected'
UK PM, DUP talks 'not going as expected'

Talks between the DUP and the government " haven't proceeded in a way that DUP would have expected ", sources have told Sky News. Mr Coveney said it was clear from the pair's discussions that Ireland remains a key European Union priority in talks that started this week on the UK's pull-out from the bloc.

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  • China, US kick off inaugural diplomatic, security dialogue
China, US kick off inaugural diplomatic, security dialogue

In its report on the USA discovery that North Korea is preparing for another nuclear test, CNN said: "The officials [who reported the findings] said it is not yet clear if the activity indicates a sixth nuclear test is imminent". Meanwhile, North Korea's own government-controlled media have continued to assert the country's right to possess nuc...

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  • General Election had biggest generation gap since 1970s, says study
General Election had biggest generation gap since 1970s, says study

Curtice said he was "not sure why everyone thought it was darned obvious at this point that the Conservatives would achieve a majority", this month, because "it has got tougher to get a majority let alone a landslide". A group of prominent Labour politicians including four frontbenchers and former cabinet ministers have raised the pressure on Jerem...

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  • Lady Aurelia wins at Royal Ascot again
Lady Aurelia wins at Royal Ascot again

Churchill was the 1-2 favourite to add to his wins at Newmarket and in the Irish Guineas, but could only finish fourth as the Richard Hannon-trained Barney Roy (5-2) enjoyed his day in the sun under James Doyle. The famous sporting event attracts hundreds of thousands of racegoers over the five-day meeting and is a firm fixture in the Queen's dia...

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  • What's Happening With North Korea's Nuclear Site? Activity Overshadows US-China Meeting
What's Happening With North Korea's Nuclear Site? Activity Overshadows US-China Meeting

The coroner's office daily report Tuesday included Warmbier in its listings with cause of death termed "pending". "It's not a surprise", he says, "that two Americans taken a year ago were [detained] in the same timeframe around North Korean provocations and sanctions were being considered" in the U.S.

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  • Rouhani says will not back down from missile program
Rouhani says will not back down from missile program

Tensions escalated on Sunday as the USA army brought down the jet near Raqqa and Iran launched missiles at Islamic State targets in eastern Syria - the first time each state has carried out such actions in the multi-sided Syrian war. Iran has been boasting about the missile launches all day and released a number of videos. The missile oper...

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  • Man kidnaps family at gunpoint, makes them take him to Target
Man kidnaps family at gunpoint, makes them take him to Target

Tuesday, asking for money , according to ABC 11. A resident gave him money but the man displayed a gun and then forced the residents - an adult man and woman, and two young children - out of the house and into their vehicle. He fled with an undisclosed amount of cash after he also tried to take the victim's vehicle but was scared away when another...

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  • Democrats Seek Suspension of Kushner's Security Clearance
Democrats Seek Suspension of Kushner's Security Clearance

Kushner's multiple contacts with Russian officials before they became public". For example, on January 13, when White House press secretary Sean Spicer shared a timeline of interactions between former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak, but failed to share information about an in-person meeting betwee...

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  • Trump congratulates Handel for winning in Georgia
Trump congratulates Handel for winning in Georgia

She will be the first woman sent to the U.S. House from Georgia . There have been five special elections for congressional seats since the 2016 presidential election. "They lost this one and are now 0-4 in specials this year". Protestations aside, Handel often embraced the national tenor of the race, joining a GOP chorus that lambasted Oss...

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  • Pictures of Mohammed bin Salman Being Appointed Crown Prince
Pictures of Mohammed bin Salman Being Appointed Crown Prince

The new crown prince was also named as deputy prime minister, and maintained his defence minister role. Al Arabiya news network reported that the promotion of the prince was approved by the kingdom's Allegiance Council, and that the king had called for a public pledging of loyalty to the new crown prince Wednesday evening in Mecca.

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition, hospital announces
Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition, hospital announces

Bullet holes at the YMCA where a gunman opened fire during a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, VA. Rep. Steve Scalise was shot. CNN reports when the Louisiana Republican arrived at the hospital after the shooting last week, he was categorized in critical condition.

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