• 153 die in oil tanker explosion in Pakistan
153 die in oil tanker explosion in Pakistan

There are fears that the death toll could rise further. Around 60 people were reported injured and taken to Bahawal Victoria Hospital and District Headquarters Hospital Sharqia in critical condition, Rescue 1122 Director General Dr. "I parked my bike by the road and waited while my friend went to collect the fuel", said Rashid, who had burns on...

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  • Charles Krauthammer: US Must Debate Role In Muslim Civil War
Charles Krauthammer: US Must Debate Role In Muslim Civil War

This is not the first time Russian Federation has fired missiles from the Mediterranean at militants' positions in Syria, the attacks include the recent launches from a submarine and a frigate in May at the targets in Palmyra. Indeed, the Turks say Washington promised to take back the arms we gave the SDF once ISIS is crushed. Russian Federat...

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  • Spicer: It's Not 'Mean' To Give People Health Care
Spicer: It's Not 'Mean' To Give People Health Care

Kate Brown, a Democrat. "We don't have the luxury of waiting around". That's because unanimous opposition is expected from Democrats in a chamber in which Republicans hold a narrow 52-48 majority. Sens. Paul Ryan of Kentucky, Ted Cruz of Texas, Mike Lee of Utah and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin all said they would not support the current bill after its ...

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  • First woman Speaker of Lok Sabha, Meira Kumar is Congress's Presidential candidate
First woman Speaker of Lok Sabha, Meira Kumar is Congress's Presidential candidate

There was new sparking today in the alliance that governs Bihar, with 27-year-old Tejashwi Yadav, who is Deputy Chief Minister of the state, accusing boss Nitish Kumar of blatant opportunism and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi of part-timing in politics.

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  • Putin recalls Russian ambassador at center of Trump collusion investigation
Putin recalls Russian ambassador at center of Trump collusion investigation

Flynn resigned after he failed to report that he had discussions with Kislyak about sanctions on Russian Federation and Sessions recused himself from the federal investigation into Russian Federation meddling after reports surfaced that he, too, spoke with Kislyak during the campaign but didn't say he did during his confirmation hearing.

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  • Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy filing expected in Japan, US
Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy filing expected in Japan, US

Almost 100 million cars, including about 70 million in the U.S., were subject to the airbag recall linked to a risk they could improperly inflate and rupture, potentially firing deadly shrapnel at the occupants. The company has admitted that its employees knew about the potential problems with its air bag inflators as early as 2000. And second, the...

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  • White House Responds to Committee on 'Tapes' By Referring to Trump's Tweets
White House Responds to Committee on 'Tapes' By Referring to Trump's Tweets

Trump told the press on June 9 that "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the near future", and that the press "are going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer". Sessions had been in the room with Trump, Comey and others when Trump requested the one-on-one session with the then-FBI director. And is now the president's chief accus...

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  • Deve Gowda extends support to Meira Kumar as Prez
Deve Gowda extends support to Meira Kumar as Prez

In her tweeet, Sushma mentioned that the then Speaker Meira Kumar had interrupted her 60 times during her short six minute speech in the Lok Sabha. The Opposition - Congress and the Communist Party of India (CPI), and other parties - met on Thursday to discuss the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) decision on Presidential nominee Ramna...

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  • AP analysis shows more unopposed Missouri races, GOP edge
AP analysis shows more unopposed Missouri races, GOP edge

The analysis measuring the "efficiency gap" shows Kentucky Republicans won about three more seats than they should have given their share of statewide votes. "But even if that's right, party control is far from the only driver, and can sometimes be overwhelmed by other forces", Stephanopoulos said. Its analysis showed that although Democrats had ...

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  • Ryu shoots course-record 61 at NW Arkansas Championship
Ryu shoots course-record 61 at NW Arkansas Championship

Ryu is the third South Korean to sit atop the women's world rankings, following Shin Ji-yai in 2010 and Park In-bee in 2013. So's compatriot Amy Yang was in fourth place at nine-under par , while four players including Inbee Park and Aditi Ashok of India were a shot further back on eight-under.

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  • Much remains unclear about London tower block fire
Much remains unclear about London tower block fire

It's still not clear. "Equally, there may be people who thankfully may have managed to escape the fire and for whatever reason have not let their family or friends or police know", he said. Members of the emergency services join people in a minute's silence for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire near the site of the blaze in North Kensington,...

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  • One of escaped inmates caught just miles from hometown
One of escaped inmates caught just miles from hometown

You've survived. You've survived. Authorities were vigilant and did a good job of spreading the word about the escapees. "They told them exactly who they were". Bill Miller from the Tennessee Highway Patrol said late Thursday. And the trucker wasn't alone in seeing these two men. He backed up as the inmates moved closer.

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  • Hundreds of Quad-City area Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan
Hundreds of Quad-City area Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan

The chief minister reminded everybody of the basic message of Eid ul-Fitr that says forgive and forget. One of the two biggest muslim holidays, Eid celebrates the end of month-long fasting from dawn to sunset. Thousands of believers joined early Sunday the celebrations and Eid prayers organized in the capital's main square where they exchan...

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  • Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated in Telangana, Andhra on Monday
Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated in Telangana, Andhra on Monday

Conversely, the festival will be rejoiced in Pakistan, Bangladesh and India on June 26. However, the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee (CRHC) will meet in Peshawar today in connection with Shawwal moon sighting. Muslims in Saudi Arabia, UAE and some other parts of the world celebrated Eid on Sunday. Hence today is 30th Ramadan in Oman and Eid ce...

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  • Australia suspends flights over Syria after Russian Warning
Australia suspends flights over Syria after Russian Warning

A similar drone was shot down in the same location after it dropped munitions near coalition forces on June 8. Australia is part of the coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and in late 2015 extended air operations into Syria , with a total of 780 defence personnel based in the Middle East.

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  • Putin jokingly offers Comey asylum during annual phone-in session
Putin jokingly offers Comey asylum during annual phone-in session

Comey testified last week that he orchestrated the leak of accounts of conversations with US President Donald Trump because he thought it might lead to the appointment of a special prosecutor to lead the Russian Federation investigation into alleged meddling in the 2016 Presidential election.

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  • Angela Merkel says Theresa May's Brexit proposals
Angela Merkel says Theresa May's Brexit proposals "not the breakthrough"

Those more recently arrived would be allowed to stay until they reach the five-year threshold for " settled status ". May is yet to announce the cut-off date after which new arrivals will not be granted the " settled status ". Lawmakers say she will stay on for now, and May's aides were clear that the message she brought to Brussels was that ...

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  • Philippine military declares humanitarian cease-fire in Marawi
Philippine military declares humanitarian cease-fire in Marawi

The two men's followers accounted for a large number of the estimated 400-500 militants including foreign fighters who overran parts of Marawi last month, killing Christians and taking dozens of civilians hostage. Ansari Abdul Malik, an alim or high priest, cries during his sermon at one of the Marawi mosques. Almost 300 terrorists and 67 ...

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  • Sebastian Vettel three penalty points off a race ban
Sebastian Vettel three penalty points off a race ban

After eight races, Vettel leads Hamilton by 14 points in the drivers' championship. But the incident didn't stop there. After the initial collision, the German gesticulated angrily with both hands as he pulled alongside his rival and hit the side of Hamilton's vehicle.

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  • Peck: Republicans don't care about health care
Peck: Republicans don't care about health care

Besides the five who've announced outright opposition, several other GOP senators - conservatives and moderates - have declined to commit to the new overhaul. It would be politically hard for Heller to take a different stance on the measure from the popular Sandoval. He said Democrats "are doing everything we can to fight this bill because it's so ...

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