• Pressure eases on Japanese PM as opposition leader Renho quits
Pressure eases on Japanese PM as opposition leader Renho quits

It emerged just ahead of her election as party leader that she had never officially given up her Taiwan citizenship, even though Japan does not allow adults to hold dual nationality. Last week, she tried to put the matter to rest by showing official documents proving she now only has Japanese citizenship, but reportedly remained under fire within t...

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  • Japan's Defense Minister to Resign Over Cover-Up, NHK Reports
Japan's Defense Minister to Resign Over Cover-Up, NHK Reports

Under intense media, public and political scrutiny over the coverup scandal, which is also alleged to involve Defense Minister Tomomi Inada who opposition parties have vehemently called to resign for knowing the logs existed, the ministry conducted an internal probe into the matter.

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  • Ohio State Fair Ride Malfunction Kills One Person, Critically Injures Others
Ohio State Fair Ride Malfunction Kills One Person, Critically Injures Others

The seven injured were taken to two nearby hospitals. People take a ride on the "Fire Ball " in 2011. The fair did not immediately respond to a request seeking comment. "It appears that an entire row of seats snapped off one of the spoke arms and fell to the ground as the ride began to swing upwards again", The Dispatch said after viewing ...

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  • 1 in custody after woman killed aboard Alaska-bound cruise
1 in custody after woman killed aboard Alaska-bound cruise

According to the ship's schedule, the ship was supposed to be docked in Ketchikan, Alaska Tuesday night. The ship was scheduled to leave late Wednesday for its destination to the southeast Alaskan town of Skagway. There are an estimated 200 passenger deaths a year, around the world. Few details about the victim are known thus far, though Kamali s...

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  • Summer reading finale is Saturday
Summer reading finale is Saturday

The Challenge shows that they are a hugely valuable resource for families, attracting three quarters of a million children into libraries each year. Not only do the children feel a sense of achievement at completing the challenge, but it also helps to maintain or even improve their reading level.

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  • 'Morning Joe': NY Times Reporter Says Trump Is 'Cyberbullying' Jeff Sessions
'Morning Joe': NY Times Reporter Says Trump Is 'Cyberbullying' Jeff Sessions

But he says he'll leave the race if Sessions wants his old position back. "Attorney General Sessions was one of the first individuals to reach out to me after my election, and I consider him to be a true personal friend", Brat said in a statement on Wednesday.

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  • Modi inaugurates Kalam Memorial in TN
Modi inaugurates Kalam Memorial in TN

BJP wrote "tributes to "Missile Man" Bharat Ratna Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on his Remembrance Day. He remains an inspiration to millions of Indians". He said that the former president lived like a true " karma yogi ". Dr A.P. J. Abdul Kalam full name was Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam who was popularly known as Dr Kalam. Further while talking ab...

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  • Venezuelan agents seize two more court appointees, says opposition
Venezuelan agents seize two more court appointees, says opposition

The leftist leader was also feeling the heat at home, where protesters backing the 48-hour national strike blocked roads with makeshift barricades and many stores remained shut for the day. The US measures came as Venezuela's opposition began a two-day nationwide strike aimed at ousting the president through early elections. The opposition esti...

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  • Donald Trump Announces Transgender Individuals To Be Banned From Military
Donald Trump Announces Transgender Individuals To Be Banned From Military

The 67-year-old took to Twitter to condemn the announcement , "There are 15,000 patriotic transgender Americans in the USA military fighting for all of us", Jenner tweeted . Hoffman said he disagrees that transgender service members would be inherently disruptive, saying the same arguments were made about female and gay troops.

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  • Sharp rise in hate crimes against Jews
Sharp rise in hate crimes against Jews

Thanks to the tireless efforts of the Community Security Trust (CST ) to challenge under-reporting, to improve data sharing together with the British Transport Police and improve training for prosecutors with the Crown Prosecution Service, this is having real results.

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  • Israel removes metal detectors from al-Aqsa
Israel removes metal detectors from al-Aqsa

Israel installed metal detectors at entrances to the Haram Al Sharif mosque compound. Since then, five Palestinians were killed in clashes that erupted several times between palestinian demonstrators and israeli security forces. Friday prayers are the highlight of the Muslim religious week. His government has faced a growing backlash at ...

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  • Major Progress Made On Containing Lodgepole Complex Fire
Major Progress Made On Containing Lodgepole Complex Fire

The lightning-sparked blaze started July 16 and has grown to more than 4 square miles , reports Inciweb. Mike Behrens of the Idaho Panhandle National Forest told KPAX the more than 400 firefighters battling the blaze are facing numerous challenges, including hard terrain and dry conditions.

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  • Angelina Jolie reveals health diagnosis in latest interview
Angelina Jolie reveals health diagnosis in latest interview

In the article, Jolie said her relationship with Pitt "became difficult" last summer, around the time she was in postproduction on her upcoming film, " First They Killed My Father ", which she directed. Jolie added the family is still "healing" from the incidents leading to the divorce . Angelina now insists that she's cutting down on acting w...

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  • Environmental group: Contaminants in Indy's drinking water pose health risk
Environmental group: Contaminants in Indy's drinking water pose health risk

In most places, chemical thresholds remain in compliance with regulations. However, the study concludes by promoting carbon water filters. Whether you're wondering if your water is safe or just what that weird smell is, a new tool is now available that could help.

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  • ED registers FIR against Lalu Prasad
ED registers FIR against Lalu Prasad

Savitri Devi, 52, of Rabri Devi's native village Salar Kela, not far from Phulwaria, said she was totally unaware of the kind of wealth Prasad and his family have amassed over the years. The development comes hours after Nitish Kumar was sworn in as the chief minister of Bihar. The case dates back to Congress-led UPA regime, reported PTI.

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  • UP RERA website gets over 15000 complaints on Day 1
UP RERA website gets over 15000 complaints on Day 1

Some of the developers that have registered their projects include Gaursons, Supertech, Prateek Group, Landcraft etc. As the portal has been launched now, people are curious to know what it is all about and what UP RERA website will do for home buyers, builders and other people interested in real estate sector in Uttar Pradesh.

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  • President Trump to Donate 2Q Salary to the Department of Education
President Trump to Donate 2Q Salary to the Department of Education

His salary will be spent on a "STEM-focused camp for kids" that will be held at the Department of Education. The donation comes as DeVos' department comes under criticism for its decision to revisit Obama-era policies on campus sexual assault and rape.

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  • Armed Man Who Forced Closure Of Pisgah Forest Captured
Armed Man Who Forced Closure Of Pisgah Forest Captured

Thursday on U.S. Highway 70 west of Marion in the Pisgah National Forest. Stroupe had been released from the Yancey County jail July 20. Deputies said Bryson left his home to pick up a nearby family for a medical appointment but he never arrived.

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  • Summer heat with low rain chances through Friday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST
Summer heat with low rain chances through Friday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

An approaching storm system will give us a chance for scattered t-storms after 3 a.m. A couple of upper-air disturbances will trigger a complex of storms to form and move into IN from the west early Thursday morning. Mostly cloudy skies. Maybe a peek of sun in the afternoon. A storm will develop offshore late Friday into Saturday . Satu...

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  • Congress says unfortunate Kovind did not mention Nehru in his speech
Congress says unfortunate Kovind did not mention Nehru in his speech

Speaking in the Upper House, Sharma criticised Kovind for equating Mahatma Gandhi with Deen Dayal Upadhyay, who was a leader of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the precursor to the Bharatiya Janata Party. In what can be termed as an "uproar" in Rajya Sabha, opposition leader Anand Sharma hit back saying, "Gandhi ji has done a lot for the nation and his e...

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