• USA shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria
USA shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

A US F-15E fighter jet shot down a pro-Syrian regime drone near At Tanf, Syria, on Monday, two United States officials told CNN, the third downing of a pro-regime aircraft this month. Russian Federation has asked for a de-confliction hotline for the skies over Syria, and their defense ministry commented that any unauthorized aircraft flying west of...

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  • Month of Ramadan to end with celebration
Month of Ramadan to end with celebration

Some scholars believe that the u-ran was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad during the month, making it particularly holy. Turkey temporarily opened the Oncupinar border crossing, also know as Bab al-Salameh in Kilis for Syrians wishing to travel home for Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr.

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  • Almost half fail in Bihar Class X Board exam
Almost half fail in Bihar Class X Board exam

Almost eight lakh of the over 12 lakh students who gave Class 12 exams conducted by the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB), failed this year. Whilst Bhavya Kumari of Simultala residential school in Jamui came a very close second with 464 out of 500 marks (92.8%), Harshita Kumari followed her on the third spot with 462 out of 500 (92.4%) ma...

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  • Coroner: Cocaine, heroin and ecstasy found in Carrie Fisher's system
Coroner: Cocaine, heroin and ecstasy found in Carrie Fisher's system

The expert added: "The available information is insufficient to establish the significance of opiates and opioids in this case regarding cause of death ". In the years before her passing, Fisher spent a good chunk of her time spreading awareness about mental illness and addiction. "I know my Mom, she'd want her death to encourage people to be ...

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  • Obama denounces 'fundamental meanness' of Senate GOP health care bill
Obama denounces 'fundamental meanness' of Senate GOP health care bill

It would repeal tax increases Obama's law imposed on higher-income people and medical industry companies to pay for expanded coverage. It's a lot to digest. ABC News also reported that as the GOP bill was being released Thursday morning there was a "large protest gathered outside McConnell's office, with people in wheelchairs staging a '...

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  • United States downs 'pro-regime' drone in southern Syria
United States downs 'pro-regime' drone in southern Syria

The U.S. -led coalition fighting the Islamic State group said a U.S. F-15 fighter jet shot down the drone "after it displayed hostile intent" while approaching a military camp near the Syria-Jordan border. Special Forces and U.S. -backed militia around Al-Tanf, near the border with Jordan. United States officials likely want to avoid seeing thi...

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  • Compare the Senate, GOP health bills and 'Obamacare' on key issues
Compare the Senate, GOP health bills and 'Obamacare' on key issues

The House proposal would leave Colorado with a $14 billion budget shortfall, while leaving almost 600,000 people without coverage from the program, a Colorado Health Institute analysis found. Trump has since called it "mean", despite celebrating it at the Rose Garden with House Republicans . The Congressional Budget Office hasn't yet released it...

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  • Rubio a maybe, Nelson a no on Republican health care bill
Rubio a maybe, Nelson a no on Republican health care bill

The Reform movement called the proposed measure "deeply harmful". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was expected to push for a vote next week on the legislation , which would eliminate much of Obama's 2010 overhaul and leave government with a diminished role in providing coverage and helping people afford it.

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  • Flash Flood Watch issued as Cindy makes its way to the Mid
Flash Flood Watch issued as Cindy makes its way to the Mid

The areas of Indiana, Armstrong and southern Allegheny County that have seen the most flooding are at risk of flooding again tonight, he said. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots.

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  • Ram Nath Kovind never said he follows BJP's ideology: Congress
Ram Nath Kovind never said he follows BJP's ideology: Congress

The decision was taken at a consultative meeting chaired by Pannerselvam with senior colleagues this morning, sources in the camp said. "(BJP President) Amit Shah informed me on Sunday that in view of Swaminathan's advanced age (he will turn 92 in August) and frail health, it was not possible to propose his name", Thackeray said.

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  • Meira Kumar to be Oppn candidate against Ram Nath Kovind : Sonia
Meira Kumar to be Oppn candidate against Ram Nath Kovind : Sonia

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had said that there were better and more known Dalit leaders than Ram Nath Kovind. "Don't make a historical blunder". Opposition parties will meet here on Thursday afternoon to decide their choice of candidate for the July 17 Presidential election , as scheduled earlier.

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  • Democrats turn on party leader Nancy Pelosi after Georgia election defeat
Democrats turn on party leader Nancy Pelosi after Georgia election defeat

A special election run-off for a suburban Atlanta seat in Congress looked set for a tight finish on Tuesday, with polls showing a very narrow lead for the Democratic candidate seeking to take a district held by Republicans since the 1970s.

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  • Michigan Airport Stabbing Being Investigated As Terrorist Act
Michigan Airport Stabbing Being Investigated As Terrorist Act

Mayor Karen Weaver said in a release the situation was "under control" but that officials sought to take "extra precautions". His next court appearance is on 28 June. The FBI added in the criminal complaint that Ftouhi asked an officer who subdued him why he didn't kill him. He had worked at the airport for years and rose to the rank of lieut...

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  • Meira Kumar named Opposition's candidate
Meira Kumar named Opposition's candidate

The Bihar CM is unlikely to reconsider his decision. They claimed that leaders of the JD (U) - which had earlier pitched for Opposition unity, but is supporting Kovind's candidature - are also of the view that a non-Congress contender "would have been better", the sources said .

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  • Lordy, it sounds like James Comey may be disappointed about those tapes
Lordy, it sounds like James Comey may be disappointed about those tapes

Asked if he had taped their conversations, Trump said he would reveal that answer soon. "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction". Despite repeated questions, Trump refused to confirm whether tapes exist of his private conversations with Comey, saying only that he would speak to that in a "fairly short period of time ".

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  • Cop lynched: Mufti warns Kashmiris against testing limits of 'restrained' security forces
Cop lynched: Mufti warns Kashmiris against testing limits of 'restrained' security forces

He had been at the mosque post for quite sometime and many locals who regularly visited knew him. Reports said the mob around him snatched his pistol and beat the police officer to death. "He owned and accomplished his assignments dutifully". "Pained beyond words at the horrific incident", he said on Twitter . Pandith is survived by his wife, a ...

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  • AAP for Meira Kumar as Prez
AAP for Meira Kumar as Prez

He is non-controversial, educated and experienced and has been good as Bihar Governor. Pawar proposed three names - Meira Kumar, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Bhalchandra Mungekar - all Dalit leaders. More so as Bahujan Samaj party's Mayawati had made it clear that she would be compelled to support Kovind if the Oppo...

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  • With Kovind For President, Amit Shah Checkmate Opposition
With Kovind For President, Amit Shah Checkmate Opposition

Asked if the faction, which has 12 MPs and an equal number of MLAs, was supporting Kovind since he hailed from the Dalit community, Panneerselvam said the presidential nominee has been a former MP twice, besides having served as Governor of Bihar, and was, therefore, "experienced".

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  • Four Republicans oppose new Senate health care bill. Here's why they do
Four Republicans oppose new Senate health care bill. Here's why they do

Obama's health law enacted an additional 3.8 percent tax on investment income for married couples making more than $250,000 a year and individuals making more than $125,000. On Facebook , Obama said at the heart of the bill was "fundamental meanness". It would offer less generous subsidies for people than Obama's law but provide billions to stat...

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  • Theresa May: EU citizens offer 'very fair,' 'very serious'
Theresa May: EU citizens offer 'very fair,' 'very serious'

The EU negotiating team will now open a technical review of the offer, it is understood. "The UK's position represents a fair and serious offer and one aimed at giving as much certainty as possible to citizens who have settled in the UK", May told her colleagues.

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