• Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 61
Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 61

So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the attacks. There was no claim of responsibility for the attacks in Parachinar, a city which lies just near the border with Afghanistan. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the attacks, which came just days before Eid-al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

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  • Tributes paid to victim of the Finsbury Park attack
Tributes paid to victim of the Finsbury Park attack

Makram Ali, the father of six who was among the group of Muslims hit by a van in a suspected terrorist attack, died from multiple injuries, a post-mortem examination has concluded. He spent his whole life without any enemies, choosing a quiet life instead. His family issued a statement saying it wanted everyone to pray for peace, not any retaliat...

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  • McConnell's calculation may be that he still wins by losing
McConnell's calculation may be that he still wins by losing

Four lawmakers announced their opposition to the Senate health care bill just hours after the GOP's latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was released. The former President and namesake for the existing Affordable Care Act healthcare law took to Facebook to express his concern over the replacement bill set to be vote...

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  • This is how the Russians are taking on ISIS in Syria
This is how the Russians are taking on ISIS in Syria

The strikes targeted Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) command and control centres, as well as ammunition depots in the Syrian province of Hama and the Defense Ministry stated that the militants who survived the attack were later killed in airstrikes.

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  • North American Amateur Radio Field Day Event In Storm Lake Saturday
North American Amateur Radio Field Day Event In Storm Lake Saturday

Emergencies aren't the only time the radio buffs help. "Field Day is points driven, so different clubs across America are doing this and there's different ways you can accrue points", he says. During Superstorm Sandy, for example, landlines were rendered unusable and cellphone service was disrupted. He said a big investment in radio equipment i...

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  • Menendez Weighs in on 'Devastating' Senate Health Care Bill
Menendez Weighs in on 'Devastating' Senate Health Care Bill

Remember what Trump promised the American people. A report by the CBO project 23 million more people would be uninsured by 2026 than today. The effect of permitting additional health insurance choices would be to lower premium costs, Cruz said .

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  • Will Qatar Help American Airlines Stock Fly Higher?
Will Qatar Help American Airlines Stock Fly Higher?

Shares of American were up 1.2% at 48.99 in afternoon trading on the stock market today , back in buying territory after surging as high as 4.4% earlier, shooting beyond the zone. They say the Persian Gulf governments subsidize ticket prices and service, undercutting USA carriers on routes to the Middle East, Africa and the Far East.

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  • Soros says United Kingdom is approaching 'tipping point' as Brexit bites
Soros says United Kingdom is approaching 'tipping point' as Brexit bites

Given the floor for 10 minutes at the end of a Brussels summit dinner, her first since she launched the two-year withdrawal process in March, May outlined five principles, notably that no European Union citizen resident in Britain at a cut-off date would be deported.

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  • Mortal remains of soldier Sandeep Jadhav brought to his village
Mortal remains of soldier Sandeep Jadhav brought to his village

He said once two of the SSG members were killed, the remaining ones started firing from the other end in which the two Indian soldiers were killed. BAT operations are usually the handiwork of the SSG commandos trained for covert and irregular missions across the LoC, in conjunction with terrorists, after careful reconnaissance and study of vulner...

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  • Al Jazeera faces closure demand
Al Jazeera faces closure demand

Qatar has 10 days to comply with the demands, according to the AP. But others, including a vague requirement that Qatar pay compensation for its "policies" and shut down all news outlets the country operates, appeared created to punish Qatar for its independence from the Saudi-led bloc.

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  • Ko sits close to cut in title defence
Ko sits close to cut in title defence

Reid also reached as low as 8 under midway through her round, making a hole-in-one on the par-3 11th. Reid carded a six-under-par 65 to finish in a tie for second, behind South Korea's Park Sung-hyun. The opening round was delayed for almost an hour because of poor weather. CORRECTS YEAR TO 2017 NOT 2016 - Lydia Ko, from New Zeland, chips out o...

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  • Putin: Impact of sanctions against Russian Federation not 'drastic'
Putin: Impact of sanctions against Russian Federation not 'drastic'

The U.S. intelligence community has said definitively that the Russian government attempted to meddle in last November's election by launching an influence campaign that included a series of cyberattacks against the Democratic National Committee.

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  • Donald Trump is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill: White House
Donald Trump is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill: White House

They say the GOP plan would mean fewer people with coverage and higher costs for many . "The real goal here is to try to lower the cost of health care", Lynch said. That could add Mr Heller's name to Mr Trump's call list. The outrage and doomsaying matches, if not exceeds, that of when the House version of the bill was passed.

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  • London homes evacuated on fire issues
London homes evacuated on fire issues

The council said residents would be out of their homes for three to four weeks while it completes fire-safety upgrades. Residents were sent to emergency rest centres for the night and will be rehoused in temporary accommodation following an inspection that found the blocks used cladding similar to that on Grenfell Tower where a fire killed at l...

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  • Korea denies torturing U.S. student Warmbier
Korea denies torturing U.S. student Warmbier

A long line of mourners waited to enter funeral services early today for Otto Warmbier , the United States student imprisoned in North Korea who returned home last week in a coma that proved fatal. Just a few days after his return to the United States, Otto Warmbier passed away . Meanwhile, funeral services were held for Otto Warmbier in the ...

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  • United States would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat IS
United States would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat IS

Russian Federation has suspended its communication channel with the USA on military operations in Syria after a U.S. jet shot down a Syrian warplane on Sunday, with Moscow accusing Washington of failing to issue a warning. The Syrian army said the plane was hit while on a mission against IS Jihadists and warned of "the grave consequences of t...

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  • A special election that will truly prove special
A special election that will truly prove special

The results of the campaign, which was the most expensive in congressional history, indicated that, despite high disapproval ratings for Trump, the Republican base isn't depressed - and that Democrats can't rely on their base's excitement alone as they hope to put the House in play in 2018.

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  • New blow to Republican health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes
New blow to Republican health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

The so-called coverage gap left more than 2.5 million people living below the poverty line of $11,880 for an individual ineligible for Medicaid or financial assistance to buy insurance - even as higher earners got subsidy checks to buy theirs.

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  • Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on IS group targets in Syria: Guards
Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on IS group targets in Syria: Guards

The Iranian missile strike was an intended provocation on Tehran's part, analysts say . Iran's semi-official Fars news agency , believed to be close to the Guard, said the paramilitary force launched a total of six missiles that flew over Iraqi airspace before striking Syria .

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  • Otto Warmbier death a mystery:N.Korea
Otto Warmbier death a mystery:N.Korea

Last week, Dr. Daniel Kanter, a University of Cincinnati Health neuroscientist, described Otto Warmbier's brain as severely damaged everywhere. U.S. Warmbier returned to the USA last week in a coma. I'm not a fan of the Obama administration but this is just pure propaganda. He added that the two sides agreed they will not engage in business...

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