• Jordan repeals 'marry-the-rapist' clause
Jordan repeals 'marry-the-rapist' clause

The proposal had been pending ratification by Parliament in a session Tuesday, which one member of the body described to CNN as "chaotic". In Jordan, a pro-Western but socially conservative kingdom, campaigners welcomed the move. The clause remains on the books in several other countries in the Middle East and Latin America, as well as in the Phi...

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  • OH couple arrested after human body found inside padlocked freezer
OH couple arrested after human body found inside padlocked freezer

Arturo Novoa (left), 31, and Katrina Layton (right), 34, were arrested by Youngstown police . The woman's cause of death has not yet been confirmed, nor has her identity. WKBN reports the case may be connected to missing Youngstown woman, Shannon Graves. Authorities suspect the female body is a missing woman named Shannon Graves who was last se...

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  • Russian energy sanctions bill puts another crack in strained US-Europe relations
Russian energy sanctions bill puts another crack in strained US-Europe relations

The Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday evening that Minister Lavrov told Secretary Tillerson in a phone call earlier that day that Russia's decision was "triggered by a number of hostile steps" the US has recently taken. Many Russian politicians believe Trump's political opponents and congress have successfully reduced the U.S. preside...

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  • DNR: Environmental rollbacks will speed plant
DNR: Environmental rollbacks will speed plant

Walker introduced a $3 billion incentives package for the plant on Friday. Sarah Geers with Midwest Environmental Advocates says she's anxious about provisions in the bill . MEA was part of a conference call with other state environmental groups Monday afternoon, to discuss presenting a unified opposition against the exemptions.

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  • 72-year-old Oklahoma woman kills 17 copperheads with shotgun, shovel
72-year-old Oklahoma woman kills 17 copperheads with shotgun, shovel

Susan Thompson first posted about the snake-killing Mrs. Newby on Facebook on Thursday (July 27) after learning that her neighbor had killed 11 of the venomous snakes. "Mrs. Newby is at again #16 and 17 down", she wrote. One Facebook user wrote that she needed Mrs. Newby to come rid her property of snakes. "She sure is fearless!" But Mrs.

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  • Smith upbeat as pay dispute nears an end
Smith upbeat as pay dispute nears an end

The standoff between Cricket Australia and the players reached its lowest point after Australian players chose to call off their tour to South Africa to play their national "A" team . Australia's top players are effectively "unemployed" after a five-year agreement expired on June 30. Once arbitration was agreed to, the 230 cricketers now une...

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  • Deadline for Mumbai University results revised now to August 5
Deadline for Mumbai University results revised now to August 5

Registrar A M Khan told PTI that most of the results will be out by August 5. Steps to check MU UG Results 2017 result provided below. Candidates are urged to monitor the official website of the University and check the result as and when it is released.

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  • Digvijaya Singh relieved from duties as Congress in-charge of Telangana
Digvijaya Singh relieved from duties as Congress in-charge of Telangana

Also, Congress has been in plans to bring a new in-charge for Telangana targeting 2019 elections. Satish Jarkhiholi has been nominated as AICC Secretary along with RC Khuntia. Digvijaya Singh is in plans to turn Chief Minister of the state for the third time in MP. In May, Digvijay in his tweet alleged that the Telangana cops had been trapping Mu...

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  • UCF kicker ruled ineligible over YouTube channel opens up in new video
UCF kicker ruled ineligible over YouTube channel opens up in new video

Apparently the NCAA, somewhat conscious of how ridiculous keeping a player off YouTube sounded, offered De La Haye a waiver to remain eligible while still making his videos. At the very least, De La Haye's situation forces another long look at the never-ending conversation on the rules regarding the compensation of college athletes.

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  • British American Tobacco probed over East Africa bribe allegations
British American Tobacco probed over East Africa bribe allegations

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids called unsuccessfully on US regulators to halt the BAT purchase of Reynolds until the British investigation into the fraud allegations had been completed. It referenced the internal investigation in Tuesday's announcement before saying that it will cooperate with the SFO probe. The SFO, which Prime Minister Ther...

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  • Kriti Sanon body-shamed by 'Hate Story' actor Bhairavi Goswami
Kriti Sanon body-shamed by 'Hate Story' actor Bhairavi Goswami

Ayushmann's charming expressions as he looks at Kriti is sure to make you fall in love with him. When the actors entered the ceremony, people were shell shocked by their presence. She further said, "I was so excited, I even told my producers, Abhay Chopra and Juno Chopra (late filmmaker BR Chopra's grandsons) about the story immediately".

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  • Governor joins outrage over shark-dragging video
Governor joins outrage over shark-dragging video

The FWC confirmed to Fox News that the individuals in the video had been identified , but would not release their names due to the ongoing investigation . The driver of the boat from the "high speed" video is identified in the post as Michael Wenzel. "This sociopathic behavior demands attention and prevention", the petition reads.

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  • Watford to sign Fluminense forward Richarlison - Flu president
Watford to sign Fluminense forward Richarlison - Flu president

Watford are set to sign Brazil starlet Richarlison from Fluminense , the Rio de Janeiro club's president has confirmed. The current season, though, has seen the 20-year-old produce great numbers thus far. If new manager Marco Silva hopes to maintain Watford's top-flight status, more goals will certainly need to be forthcoming, with Deeney bei...

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  • Turkey Coup: more than 1000 arrested in ongoing crackdown
Turkey Coup: more than 1000 arrested in ongoing crackdown

Numerous 486 suspects face life terms in prison for crimes that include murder and attempt to assassinate Erdogan. Not as lucky are a former air force chief and other "high profile" personalities from the military, academia and religion. The defendants include 461 people under pre-trial detention and 18 released on parole awaiting trial, while seve...

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  • Former Gujarat Top Cop Vanzara Discharged in Sohrabuddin Sheikh Fake Encounter Case
Former Gujarat Top Cop Vanzara Discharged in Sohrabuddin Sheikh Fake Encounter Case

The discharge plea of some of the accused is still pending, after which the trial will begin in the case that dates back to 2005. "Justice has been done by the judiciary", said Vanzara after the discharge. The CID had alleged that it was made to appear that Sheikh was escaping, while he was shot at by cops. Vanzara, now retired, was the head of G...

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  • Trump Team Could Not Collude With Itself, Let Alone Putin, Says Kushner
Trump Team Could Not Collude With Itself, Let Alone Putin, Says Kushner

The president's son-in-law and senior advisor spoke to Congressional interns at a private meeting at the Capitol Visitor Center on July 31, the Daily Mail reported. "There are 127 pages on the SF-86, but there are only two you guys have to worry about", he said, referring to the form's official designation. Two months ago, the initial reports of ...

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  • 2-Year-Old Girl Abducted By Mother's Boyfriend
2-Year-Old Girl Abducted By Mother's Boyfriend

Sondra Renee was taken at about 2:30 a.m. from a home in the 21000 block of Karl Street. He was last seen in Detroit driving a black 2009 GMC Pickup truck with the license plate DAS8417. The child is described as 2 feet 5 inches tall with brown eyes, braids and a dark complexion. She was last seen wearing a multi-colored one piece outfit.

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  • Iraqi Delegation to Investigate Embassy Attack
Iraqi Delegation to Investigate Embassy Attack

As the attack unfolded there were conflicting reports of casualties, with a witness saying he saw bodies of at least two policemen lying on the road outside the embassy soon after the attack began. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned the attack and said it was the government's responsibility to provide protection to global missions. Ministr...

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  • Children killed with mother in Devon crash were twins
Children killed with mother in Devon crash were twins

The mishap took place just a day after a similar incident on the same road Saturday that saw another mother and her two young children in a crash which left them all seriously hurt. The children's stepfather witnessed the whole thing in his rearview mirror as the family, believed to be from Milton Keynes, were reportedly heading to a holiday locati...

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  • Interim Pakistan PM candidate Shahid Abbasi faces Rs 220 billion corruption inquiry
Interim Pakistan PM candidate Shahid Abbasi faces Rs 220 billion corruption inquiry

So, while Shahbaz Sharif waits to be elected to Parliament , in steps Abbasi. Earlier in the day, the opposition parties' meeting failed to result in agreement over a joint candidate. His opponents accused him of laundering money from Pakistan and stashing it in offshore accounts. However, he too would have to contest in by-elections and get...

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