• China Demands India Withdraw from Border, Media Blame Ajit Doval for Standoff
China Demands India Withdraw from Border, Media Blame Ajit Doval for Standoff

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi has blamed India for sparking a border stand-off in the Himalayas by deploying its troops in Chinese territory and called on them to withdraw. Beijing is therefore seen by foreign policy-watchers in New Delhi to be cleverly deflecting the issue. "To such an unruly neighbour, China should reciprocate in a language...

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  • Canadian swimmer Masse sets 100-metre backstroke record, makes history
Canadian swimmer Masse sets 100-metre backstroke record, makes history

Her time was 58.10 seconds, breaking a world record that stood for eight years. Around this time previous year, Kylie Masse might not have pictured herself as a world champion and record holder. "It's hard the other 364 days of the year", Ledecky said, barely breathing hard. Lilly King of the United States and Britain's Adam Peaty also br...

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  • Sen. Collins: Trump should stop talking about Mueller probe
Sen. Collins: Trump should stop talking about Mueller probe

President Donald Trump's lawyers are looking into the past political affiliations of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team (" Trump legal team looking to investigate Robert Mueller's investigative team ", July 21). White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Sunday referred to "Mr. Mueller and his band of Democratic donors" during an ...

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  • Pharmacology profs call drug in OH execution 'unsuitable'
Pharmacology profs call drug in OH execution 'unsuitable'

Objections over its use are part of the reason OH hasn't had an execution in more than three years. OH has not executed an inmate since January 2014, when inmate Dennis McGuire gasped for air and made guttural noises for about 10 minutes during a longer-than usual execution process, the Associated Press reports .

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  • Open champion Jordan Spieth tipped to match Tiger feats
Open champion Jordan Spieth tipped to match Tiger feats

Only six golfers have ever captured the career Grand Slam: Tiger Woods , Jack Nicklaus , Gary Player , Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen. Spieth knew he had to close out this Major to throw dirt over the memory of that collapse and, as he said, get "over the hill".

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  • Pro-BDS Activists Refused Boarding on Flight from U.S. to Israel
Pro-BDS Activists Refused Boarding on Flight from U.S. to Israel

The new standards, established by a government committee, bar advocates and organisations that promote boycotting Israel "in an active, continuous and ongoing manner". Three of them were members of Jewish Voices for Peace, a United States organisation that promotes Palestinian rights. "Israel denied me the ability to travel there because of my wo...

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  • Israel begins dismantling metal detectors at Al Aqsa gates
Israel begins dismantling metal detectors at Al Aqsa gates

If cameras with facial recognition were installed, the idea goes, it would be possible to dismantle the metal detectors put in place by the Israeli security authorities in the foreseeable future. What are the politicians doing? The problem is any Israeli-led initiative is likely to be rejected by the Palestinians and possibly Jordan . "I thank ...

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  • Israel removes metal detectors from Al-Aqsa, replaces with cameras
Israel removes metal detectors from Al-Aqsa, replaces with cameras

Many Palestinians had been refusing to visit the complex as long as the metal detectors were there, holding prayers in the street outside the Old City instead. Jordan's government has banned the security guard from leaving the country until an investigation is completed, but according to CNN , the Israeli foreign ministry claimed the security of...

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  • Ugly road rage brawl erupts on busy Sydney road
Ugly road rage brawl erupts on busy Sydney road

Police say at this stage no official compliment has been made yet, but they're looking into the footage. The footage, uploaded on Monday, shows a man approaching a woman at Lake Munmorah and punching her in the head as she stood next to the passenger side of a auto.

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  • Colombia's FARC rebels to launch political party
Colombia's FARC rebels to launch political party

The former rebel group will also soon announce its nominees for five seats in the Senate and five others in Congress that were granted as a condition of the peace agreement signed past year. A former rebel, Erika Montero, said the new political incarnation of the FARC will be "anti-patriarchal" and "anti-imperialist". One option being considere...

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  • It's (War On) Christmas In July For Trump
It's (War On) Christmas In July For Trump

Before the election, Trump said he would block an AT&T-Time Warner merger because it would give the company too much power. "He was showing disloyalty to his subordinates. "As the Scout law says: "A Scout is trustworthy, loyal" - we could use some more loyalty, I will tell you that", Trump told the group, according to a transcript of his remarks.

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  • Several injured in crash involving bus and pickup
Several injured in crash involving bus and pickup

Mountain Road was closed between North Stone Street and Phelps Road for several hours and reopened around 10 a.m. All were transported to area hospitals in CT and MA with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries, he said. Police said the truck was traveling eastbound when it collided with the bus. The crash is under investigation by S...

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  • Arron Afflalo takes one-year deal to return to Orlando
Arron Afflalo takes one-year deal to return to Orlando

During that span, Afflalo averaged 17.4 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game while shooting 44.9% from the court, 37% from beyond the perimeter, and 83.2% from the free-throw line. This would be the second stint Afflalo will have with the Magic during his ten years in the National Basketball Association. They previously signed Mack and ...

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  • Stock Intraday Alert: Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)
Stock Intraday Alert: Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)

It has outperformed by 25.98% the S&P500. SunTrust initiated AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) on Wednesday, July 22 with "Buy" rating . CGNX's SI was 2.89 million shares in July as released by FINRA. It has a 15.36 P/E ratio. (NASDAQ:MYGN) has "Sell" rating given on Monday, October 10 by Ladenburg Thalmann. The insider GONZALEZ RICHARD A sold $4.67 millio...

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  • Cardinal Geroge Pell arrived in Australia for sex abuse court hearing
Cardinal Geroge Pell arrived in Australia for sex abuse court hearing

The cardinal, who is being represented by one of Australia's leading criminal barristers, Robert Richter QC, has risen through the ranks from working as a young priest in Victoria to the third most powerful figure within the inner sanctum of the Vatican alongside Pope Francis.

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  • Suspect Disrobes In Patrol Car, Spits His Own Feces At Richmond Officers
Suspect Disrobes In Patrol Car, Spits His Own Feces At Richmond Officers

Coincidentally, that name was attached to an outstanding warrant as well. The officers involved are on administrative leave, Durham said, and he'll release their names once he's "assured there is no threat of retaliation against them". As officers were driving on Interstate 80, the suspect slipped his cuffed hands from the back to the front, undres...

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  • Detention tensions remain after EU-Turkey talks
Detention tensions remain after EU-Turkey talks

Mogherini stressed the importance of their "frank and constructive" talks to resolving differences but said it would "be hard at the moment to open new chapters" in the accession process. Turkey has made progress in plans to procure an S-400 missile defense system from Russian Federation and signatures have been signed, President Tayyip Erdoga...

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  • Mother of Halamish terrorist arrested for 'incitement'
Mother of Halamish terrorist arrested for 'incitement'

The mother of the Palestinian terrorist who killed three Israelis as they sat at their Shabbat table was arrested for incitement. The Israeli military said the assailant killed a man and two of his adult children, while a woman was wounded.

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  • Waqf to meet for discussions on removal of Temple Mount metal detectors
Waqf to meet for discussions on removal of Temple Mount metal detectors

Just a few hours earlier, Israel and Jordan resolved a diplomatic stand-off late after a day of top-level negotiations that ended with the evacuation of Israeli embassy staff from their base in Jordan. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reiterated his criticism against Israel's moves to restrict the use of holy sites in Jerusalem t...

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  • There is no threat to Bihar government, says CM Nitish Kumar
There is no threat to Bihar government, says CM Nitish Kumar

After the recent CBI raids conducted on the premises of Lalu and his family members, Bihar's mahagathbandhan is in fishy waters. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's party Janata Dal United and Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal are expected to take a stand at separate party meetings today on Tejashwi Yadav's future in the Bihar governmen...

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