• US Shoots Down Armed, Iranian-Made Drone Over Syria Amid Russian Protests
US Shoots Down Armed, Iranian-Made Drone Over Syria Amid Russian Protests

F/A-18E Super Hornet. The US-led coalition said the location was close to where another pro-regime drone, which intelligence sources had also identified as Iranian, was shot down on June 8 after dropping bombs near coalition forces. Soon after Russian Federation brought its military support for Syrian President Bashar Assad , in 2015, Mosc...

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  • Russian interference is 'all a big Dem HOAX!'
Russian interference is 'all a big Dem HOAX!'

Liles said the hackers were scanning voter systems for vulnerabilities, which he likened to walking down the street, past homes, scoping out weaknesses to break into the place, the Washington Post reported. "I hope the American people will keep in mind Russia's overall aim is to restore its power and prestige by eroding democratic values", said B...

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  • Black Ferns Sevens on top in World Series
Black Ferns Sevens on top in World Series

The Canadian women won the Cup in Sydney, finished runner-up in Japan and Langford, B.C., third in Las Vegas and sixth in the season-opening stop in Dubai. An undeterred Canada responded with two try tries from Julia Greenshields and Brittany Benn using their pace to put themselves ahead 7-14 at half time.

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  • Iran says ISIS strike serves as warning to US, Saudi Arabia
Iran says ISIS strike serves as warning to US, Saudi Arabia

General Amir Ali Hajizadeh , who heads the Revolutionary Guards' aerospace wing, earlier told state television: "The missiles were fired from Iran and they passed over Iraq and landed in Syria ". The weapons used in the Iranian strike were Shahab-3 medium-range ballistic missiles, which have a range of 800 miles, Israel's Channel 10 rep...

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  • Tourist Boat with 150 Aboard Sinks Near Colombian City
Tourist Boat with 150 Aboard Sinks Near Colombian City

President Juan Manuel Santos said on Twitter the air force and emergency services were deploying to deal with the emergency in Guatape . The four-deck ship called Almirante went down Sunday afternoon. It was especially busy Sunday as Colombians celebrated a long holiday weekend. According to Official Colombia Travel & Tourism's website , th...

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  • Shiv Sena gives in, will support NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind
Shiv Sena gives in, will support NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind

The Sena didn't vote with the NDA in the last two presidential polls. "We wish them all the best... we are not perturbed about winning or losing mid-term elections in Maharashtra..." Interestingly, the BJP earlier allied with the Sena and used this to establish a foothold in Mumbai .

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  • Saudi, allies list demands to end Qatar blockade
Saudi, allies list demands to end Qatar blockade

Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain , along with Egypt , cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar in early June, accusing the country of supporting Iran, extremism and terrorist organizations such as ISIS, Al-Qaeda - charges that Qatar has repeatedly denied.

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  • Korea Denies Torturing US Student Warmbier
Korea Denies Torturing US Student Warmbier

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in an interview with CBS television earlier this week that it was clear North Korea bears a heavy responsibility for Mr Warmbier's death . Some American officials declared that North Korea " murdered " him, and proposed that the USA take action against Pyongyang , through travel restrictions and tougher...

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  • Korea president invites N. Korea to Pyeongchang Olympics
Korea president invites N. Korea to Pyeongchang Olympics

Per BBC News , the change took place just before the federation's world championships in Muju , South Korea. President Moon made the remarks at the opening of the 23rd edition of the World Taekwondo Championships in the southern county of Muju on Saturday, adding that he believed in the strength of sports, which had been "brokering peace".

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  • Indian Prime Minister Modi gets warm welcome by Indians in US
Indian Prime Minister Modi gets warm welcome by Indians in US

With Trump asking allies to shoulder more military costs, Brookings' Jaishankar suggests Modi could signal New Delhi "is willing to play a bigger security burden in its neighborhood and the Indian Ocean and is not dependent on USA security guarantees".

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  • Trump says GOP isn't 'that far off' from passing health overhaul
Trump says GOP isn't 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

Lynch said the shift in Medicaid funding - from 50-50 state and federal funding to roughly 70 percent funded by states - will be particularly devastating to states that took advantage of Obamacare's Medicaid expansion in recent years, including MA, saying: "Medicaid expansion, that'll kill MA".

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  • Belgium suspect shot after 'small explosion' in main station
Belgium suspect shot after 'small explosion' in main station

Molenbeek, an impoverished borough with a big Moroccan Muslim population just acrossBrussels' industrial canal from its historic center, gained notoriety after an Islamic State cell based there mounted suicide attacks on Paris in November 2015 that killed 130 people.

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  • Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US says are 'difficult'
Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US says are 'difficult'

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain imposed a boycott on June 5 on Qatar and issued 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television, curbing relations with Iran, shutting the Turkish base and paying reparations.

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  • J&K policemen asked to avoid Eid prayers in public places
J&K policemen asked to avoid Eid prayers in public places

Police has arrested three more persons in connection to the case of lynching of DySP Mohammad Ayoub Pandith on Saturday. Director General of Police Shesh Paul Vaid told Rising Kashmir that people involved in the incident would be taken to task and booked under the law.

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  • 'I don't have tapes of conversation with Comey'
'I don't have tapes of conversation with Comey'

With a possibility of tapes, "I think his story may have changed", said the President suggesting his "not very stupid" move may have forced Comey to admit publicly what he had told Trump thrice privately that he personally was not under investigation .

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  • Student from Ohio detained in North Korea is mourned at hometown funeral
Student from Ohio detained in North Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

The KCNA news agency Friday said that Warmbier was treated in accordance with domestic law and said that allegations that he may have been tortured during almost 18 months in detention were "groundless". The coroner's office reviewed medical records from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and the air ambulance service that helped bring W...

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  • Portugal cruise into semi-finals of 2017 Federation Internationale de Football Association confederations cup
Portugal cruise into semi-finals of 2017 Federation Internationale de Football Association confederations cup

Team Mexico cruised past Russian Federation with 2-1 win in the third and final group stage match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup , knocking the hosts out from further battle for the trophy, APA reports quoting TASS. "Winning is very important for Mexican football". "I think we deserved to win and we're delighted with the result and the pe...

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  • Eid al-Fitr celebrations bring out thousands in Ottawa
Eid al-Fitr celebrations bring out thousands in Ottawa

Ramadan celebrates the revelation of the Quran to Prophet Mohammad in 610 AD. President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday greeted countrymen on the eve of Idu'l Fitr. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has felicitated people of the state on the auspicious occasion of Eid. In a statement, Tillerson said, "This holiday marks the culmination of Ramadan , a ...

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  • India too strong for England in Women's World Cup opener
India too strong for England in Women's World Cup opener

She enjoyed a couple of drop catches by Tammy Beaumont and Shrubsole but eventually fell 14 runs short off a deserving century in the 43rd over by the end of which India were positioned 222 for two. "I am always into Kindle or books as I don't get those jitters even before getting into batting". "We didn't bowl the way we wanted to and India pu...

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  • N. Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia
N. Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia

According to court records , Wysolovski has been charged with four felonies, including aggravated sodomy, false imprisonment, custodial interference and a first-degree offense of cruelty to children. "We are past that point". "You have to distract yourself because you will drive yourself insane wondering what you could have done, or could be doi...

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