• Hafiz Saeed's political plan worries India
Hafiz Saeed's political plan worries India

India raised serious concerns on Friday over reports that Hafiz Saeed may launch his political party in Pakistan, saying the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind was trying to hide his hide his blood-stained hands behind ballot ink. Saeed has been under house arrest since 31 January, along with four of his close aides, after years of living freely...

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  • President Mike Pence's Balkans comments expose Washington's Cold War ideology, says Russian Federation
President Mike Pence's Balkans comments expose Washington's Cold War ideology, says Russian Federation

He said his country is waiting for support to the region that has been promised by Pence. "Serbia knows better what is best for it", Dacic stressed. The Russian Foreign Ministry said Pence presented false and "destructive" choices that will "inevitably lead to mounting tensions" in the Balkans. "Washington slides ever deeper into the primitive ...

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  • Jets claim WR Bruce Ellington off waivers from 49ers
Jets claim WR Bruce Ellington off waivers from 49ers

After impressing the 49ers throughout training camp in 2016, Ellington suffered a hamstring tear and missed the entire season. Ellington will compete with several others for reps in what looks to be a wide open competition for receiver roster spots with the Jets.

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  • Indians ace Corey Kluber dominates Yankees in Sonny Gray's debut
Indians ace Corey Kluber dominates Yankees in Sonny Gray's debut

Judge leads the majors with 34 homers but he's not been connecting as of late, and Girardi wants to give the 25-year-old a mental break. Hitters are struggling to catch up to his pitches, swinging at 31 percent of his pitches outside of the strike zone, ninth among AL starters qualifying for the ERA title, while making contact on less than 58 per...

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  • Florida State football player arrested, suspended from team
Florida State football player arrested, suspended from team

Jim Henry of the Tallahassee Democrat reported Friday the charges against Phillips include cashing or depositing items with intent to defraud and grand theft. Phillips had four receptions for 33 yards as a sophomore in nine games a year ago and saw most of his action on special teams. Phillips is a junior at FSU and a wide receiver on the Semin...

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  • Smoke from BC wildfires affecting air quality in Western Washington
Smoke from BC wildfires affecting air quality in Western Washington

Both the warning and the haze are expected to "persist for several days", according to Metro Vancouver. An air quality advisory has been in place for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley since Tuesday, but the smoke had stayed at higher elevations until Tuesday night, said Metro Vancouver air quality planner Geoff Doerksen.

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  • Tropical wave has 60% chance of development next week
Tropical wave has 60% chance of development next week

It has a medium chance - 50 percent - of forming into a tropical depression within 48 hours, and a high chance - 80 percent - of forming into one within five days. Now producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms, the tropical wave is expected to move west-northwest into the Bay of Campeche or Southern Gulf of Mexico by the middle of next week.

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  • Trump signs 'flawed' Russian Federation sanctions, rips Congress
Trump signs 'flawed' Russian Federation sanctions, rips Congress

The so-called signing statement, obtained by Bloomberg , lays out Trump's concerns about the legislation , including that it encroaches on presidential authority and may hurt U.S. "The Framers of our Constitution put foreign affairs in the hands of the President". Sekulow said at the time: "I wasn't involved in the statement drafting at all, no...

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  • Wisdom is to resolve Doka La issue diplomatically: Sushma Swaraj
Wisdom is to resolve Doka La issue diplomatically: Sushma Swaraj

India says its troops entered the area in the Doklam Plateau in June after its ally Bhutan complained a Chinese military construction party was building a road inside Bhutan's territory. Now that we have proven to the world that we have the spunk to stand up to any bully in the region - even though China may not be feeling exactly spooked by o...

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  • Amanda Knox Says Michelle Carter Needs Sympathy
Amanda Knox Says Michelle Carter Needs Sympathy

She will not be allowed to use social media, contact the Roy family or classmates who acted as witnesses, or leave the state of MA. "It was with a sickening sense of déjà vu that I watched the prosecution attempt the same trick with Carter , whom they said coldly and calculatingly insinuated herself into Roy's vulnerable consciousness", she ...

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  • Mega Millions jackpot hits $323 million
Mega Millions jackpot hits $323 million

The Powerball drawing Saturday night is worth an estimated $286 million. Since then 28 twice-weekly drawings have been held. Your odds of winning $1 million - one in 18 million. It was the most ever awarded to a single Mega Millions victor, and the highest cash-value jackpot awarded to a single victor in a USA lottery. "The annuity would be ...

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  • Nancy Bauerlein, Daughter Jennifer of Ramona Were Killed in Big Rig Crash
Nancy Bauerlein, Daughter Jennifer of Ramona Were Killed in Big Rig Crash

A big-rig tow truck got the truck off it side and removed it from the crash scene, which was cleared around 6:30 a.m. The big rig struck a Chevrolet Aveo, and then a Kia Sorrento, on northbound SR-125, the CHP said. The 34-year-old driver the tractor-trailer and a 41-year-old man riding in it were treated at a trauma center for moderately serious...

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  • Victoria's first supervised consumption site approved by Health Canada
Victoria's first supervised consumption site approved by Health Canada

Richard Stanwick, Island Health Chief Medical Health Officer. "Providing supervised consumption services is a critical component of ensuring people can use drugs in a safe space and find supports there too, when they are ready to begin recovery", said Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy in a statement.

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  • Elon Musk reportedly planning to build his own Hyperloop for tunnel system
Elon Musk reportedly planning to build his own Hyperloop for tunnel system

An Elon Musk concept at first, the Hyperloop train may become a reality sooner than expected - though it's not Musk who is overseeing the various Hyperloop projects now underway. Drawings from Musk's original 2013 Hyperloop research paper. Pishevar told AFP he expected the first hyperloop system to be built outside the USA because "the speed at w...

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  • Off-road vehicles restricted in Southeast Fire Centre backcountry
Off-road vehicles restricted in Southeast Fire Centre backcountry

About 3,800 people were fighting more than 120 fires across the province on Friday. The state of emergency gives agencies, such as Emergency Management BC, the fire commissioner, the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and the RCMP the authority, under the Wildfire Act, to take every action necessary to ...

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  • Darren Soto blasts immigration plan as against American values, curb on economy
Darren Soto blasts immigration plan as against American values, curb on economy

President Trump unveiled controversial legislation on Wednesday that would sharply curtail legal immigration to the United States . David Purdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of Arkansas . The Cotton-Perdue legislation, also known as the RAISE Act (for Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy ), would cut by half the number of...

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  • VACC asks SC for copies of supporting documents in Sereno impeachment
VACC asks SC for copies of supporting documents in Sereno impeachment

MALACANANG said Thursday that President Rodrigo Duterte would not meddle in the impeachment complaints filed against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. "We respect any person who would file a complaint against any impeachable officer because that is within the bounds of the law". Another impeachment case is that of Larry Gadon, t...

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  • Trump on tricky legal ground with Obamacare threat
Trump on tricky legal ground with Obamacare threat

With that push unsuccessful thus far, and the latest effort flaming out last week, the subsidies case remains in play. An appeals court has allowed a group of Democratic state attorneys general to defend the subsidy payments in a case filed by the Republican-led House of Representatives, potentially making it more hard for the administration to s...

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  • How to Get Congress Moving on Health Care Reform
How to Get Congress Moving on Health Care Reform

Major health insurers in some states are seeking increases as high as 30% or more for premiums on 2018 Affordable Care Act plans, according to new federal data that provide the broadest view so far of the turmoil across exchanges as companies try to anticipate Trump administration policies.

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  • Interior Dept Watchdog Launches Probe Into Zinke Calls To Alaska Senators
Interior Dept Watchdog Launches Probe Into Zinke Calls To Alaska Senators

Zinke called the idea that he threatened Murkowski or Sullivan "laughable", adding that "the moon has been characterized as other things, too". Murkowski argued that eventually, time will prove that their votes to be the right ones. "I remember being so proud of you for saying directly to the president what your obligations were... the people of...

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