• Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy threaten United States southeast with flooding
Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy threaten United States southeast with flooding

Not much rain is expected during the day Friday, but Storm Team 4 says the chance for showers and thunderstorms will increase steadily over the course of the day, with any effects from Cindy likely to hit Saturday . A helicopter crew lowered a pump to the ship, which the trawler crew used to keep the boat from sinking, the Coast Guard said. Louis...

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  • Adviser says Obama tried to get Warmbier back
Adviser says Obama tried to get Warmbier back

Dr. Doug Pugar, of Dayton Center for Neurological Disorders, said even losing just a quarter-sized section of brain matter can lead to function loss. The American college student returned Tuesday to the United States after 17 months in detention.

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  • Modi Meets with Top US Executives
Modi Meets with Top US Executives

Modi, in his almost 50-minute address in Hindi to the diaspora, outlined the achievements of his government in the past three years, including introduction of social benefits like the direct benefit transfer scheme, subsidy removal, opening of bank accounts, technological advancement in areas ranging from space to agriculture and opening a number o...

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  • Pulse nightclub victims honored on 1-year anniversary of tragedy
Pulse nightclub victims honored on 1-year anniversary of tragedy

Police shot and killed Mateen during the massacre. It is followed by another midday service at the nightclub, and an evening gathering in the heart of downtown Orlando. Sunday night, hundreds of people marched in Dallas to remember those lost in the shooting. The Pulse nightclub itself has since been surrounded by various tributes, and will now...

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  • North Korea calls Donald Trump a 'psychopath' following death of Otto Warmbier
North Korea calls Donald Trump a 'psychopath' following death of Otto Warmbier

Department of State learned he had fallen into a coma after contracting botulism . North Korea said on Friday the death of USA university student Otto Warmbier soon after his return home was a " mystery " and dismissed accusations that he had died because of torture and beating during his captivity as "groundless".

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  • Look Out United States: North Korea's Women are Coming To Get You
Look Out United States: North Korea's Women are Coming To Get You

One of her first assignments was believed to be identifying and sending back other North Koreans who had fled the country to China and were trying to defect to South Korea . South Korea began developing Hyunmoo-2 after a 2012 agreement with its ally, the United States, to increase the range of its weapons to 800 kilometers (500 miles) and raise t...

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  • Thousands turn out for funeral for student jailed in N Korea
Thousands turn out for funeral for student jailed in N Korea

North Korea claims it is the " biggest victim " after sending an American college student imprisoned for over a year home in a coma, from which he never awoke. "We relied on this false premise they would treat Otto fairly and let him go, I think the results speak for themselves". About 2,500 mourners lined up early on Thursday morning at Wyomin...

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  • Militants executing civilians as Marawi siege enters 4th week
Militants executing civilians as Marawi siege enters 4th week

Mr Cayetano also said the militants had planned to take over at least two or three cities in Mindanao . However, the Philippines' relations with the US-a traditional ally and former colonial power-have been strained since Duterte took office and began distancing himself from Washington.

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  • Philippine army halts counter-terrorist op in Marawi for Muslim holiday
Philippine army halts counter-terrorist op in Marawi for Muslim holiday

A cadaver of a civilian killed by the terrorists was also recovered. He said government forces are still getting information that Omar Maute, one of the two co-founders of the group, is still in the war zone. "Okay sila kahit ilang oras" (They agreed to whatever time is needed), said the emissary, a prominent personality in Lanao del Sur, who h...

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  • Congress hits back at PM Modi for Emergency remark
Congress hits back at PM Modi for Emergency remark

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today remembered the Emergency imposed on 25th June in 1975, saying "such a black night" can not be forgotten, and underlined the need for eternal vigilance to preserve democracy. "But you will be happy to know that all the Muslim brothers and sisters, on the occasion of Ramzan , returned the amount of about Rs 17 ...

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  • Global Pact on Environmental Rights to be Presented to UN
Global Pact on Environmental Rights to be Presented to UN

Schwarzenegger has spoken critically of Trump in the past, posting a video message in early June that castigated the president's move to pull the USA from the groundbreaking 2015 Paris climate accord, according to the Washington Times. Macron, a centrist who was elected on May 7, designated Philippe , a conservative, to head a government gatheri...

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  • Malan leads England to series win
Malan leads England to series win

Dawid Malan smashed 78 off 44 balls on debut to help England secure a 19-run victory against South Africa in their third Twenty20 match on Sunday and win the three-match series 2-1. Two more quick wickets fell and while a stand of 54 between Mangaliso Mosehle (36) and Andile Phehlukwayo (27 not out) restored some respectability, England's...

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  • Senator Schatz speaks out on Senate health care bill
Senator Schatz speaks out on Senate health care bill

Collins said she is also concerned about a provision to block federal funding for Planned Parenthood. What has gone wrong in the hearts of so many Republicans in Congress? Schatz says the bill will destroy Medicaid, stripping millions of Americans of health coverage.

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  • G7 Environment Ministers to meet over Paris pact
G7 Environment Ministers to meet over Paris pact

While the US was being "relegated to a footnote on climate action", said Ms. McKenna, Canada and the remaining participants at the meeting - France , Italy , Germany , Japan , the United Kingdom and the European Union - reaffirmed the commitment to the swift implementation of the Paris agreement and the need to urgently tackle climate chan...

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  • Iran sends a message with missile strike in Syria
Iran sends a message with missile strike in Syria

Six assailants killed at least 16 people at Iran's Parliament building and a shrine dedicated to the republic's revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini . A defense official says the drone was approaching a military camp near the Syria-Jordan border. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, which accused Saudi Arabia of involvement in the at...

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  • Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards Sunday
Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards Sunday

He won best male R&B/pop artist and kicked off the show with a fun and funky performance of the song, "Perm". Chance acknowledged that the honor felt early in his young career, but said , "My God doesn't make mistakes". The hip-hop trio Migos won the night's first honor - the best group award. Nominees for best male hip hop artist are Kendric...

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  • Govt declares Eid holiday today
Govt declares Eid holiday today

But Eid - the end of Ramadan - came and went this year without any mention of a White House meal. Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today wished people belonging to Muslim community on holy occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr.

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  • Democrats look for what went wrong after losing Georgia House race
Democrats look for what went wrong after losing Georgia House race

On that point, Ryan agreed that the Democrats need to focus less on President Donald Trump and more on economic issues. Ms Handel comfortably won the seat vacated by health and human services secretary Tom Price in the sixth congressional district of Georgia , beating Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff .

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  • 79 presumed dead in London Building fire
79 presumed dead in London Building fire

On Sunday, investigators released photographs and video footage showing what's left of the inside the 24-storey apartment building that was engulfed in flames in the early morning hours of last Wednesday. He said it had been "incredibly emotional working in there". The investigation will include areas such as the construction, renovation and main...

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  • Safety tests at tower blocks in Wales after Grenfell Tower fire
Safety tests at tower blocks in Wales after Grenfell Tower fire

Hotpoint-branded fridge freezers were manufactured by Indesit between 2006 and 2009, before Indesit was bought by current owner Whirlpool . McCormack said the cladding samples sent for analysis failed safety tests . Clare County Fire and Rescue Service says it hasn't been made aware of any concerns about the use of cladding on social housing ...

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