• Sailing-Umpires keep America's Cup on even keel with
Sailing-Umpires keep America's Cup on even keel with "UmpApp"

The Americans, skippered by Australian Jimmy Spithill , have breathed life into the race-to-seven decider, looking sharper in a boat which has clearly benefited from five days of development work. "People want to go back to what they saw in Auckland with a downtown event, the centre of the America's Cup , everybody having a great time, lots of pe...

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  • White police officer shoots off-duty black officer
White police officer shoots off-duty black officer

He questioned the white officer's account, according to police, that he shot the off-duty officer because he feared for his safety. According to the St. "This happens to be the first time in the national discourse that we are aware of where a black professional law enforcement officer is shot and treated as an ordinary black guy on the street", ...

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  • Chief: Police testing for sex assault of slain Virginia teen
Chief: Police testing for sex assault of slain Virginia teen

Police said Hassanen was bludgeoned with a baseball bat early Sunday by a motorist who drove up to about 15 Muslim teenagers as they walked or bicycled along a road. "'Pray at home, ' I tell her", she said. During an intense search for the girl, an officer stopped a auto being driven suspiciously on Sunday and the driver, later identified as Mart...

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  • Meira's nomination Oppn.'s strategy to divide Dalits: Adityanath
Meira's nomination Oppn.'s strategy to divide Dalits: Adityanath

The BJP's nominee , Ram Nath Kovind, is well-placed to win the election on July 17. "This is not a political issue, and it should not be made a subject of political confrontation", he said. "Intentions of the opposition are not honest towards Dalits , otherwise they would have fielded Kumar last time", Adityanath said. "Supporting the NDA...

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  • Russia warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow
Russia warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow

On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the US-led coalition have also struck pro-regime forces to prevent them advancing from the Al Tanf garrison in southeastern Syria at a spot where the country's borders join Iraq and Jordan.

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  • Iran Calls to Fight Tyrannical Political System in Jerusalem Day
Iran Calls to Fight Tyrannical Political System in Jerusalem Day

Speaking as he partook the Shia anti-Israel Quds ( Jerusalem) Day rallies, Rouhni made the statement in reaction to a recent US Senate legislation that poses new sanctions on Iran , IRNA news agency reported June 23. 'Daesh (IS), America and Israel are all the same. The concept has since been unofficially adopted by several countries around...

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  • Camden to evacuate Taplow tower over fire safety fears after Grenfell disaster
Camden to evacuate Taplow tower over fire safety fears after Grenfell disaster

They added that insulation and tiles recovered from the building have failed fire safety tests. The fire that devastated a 24-story apartment building last week began by accident - and the source was a refrigerator, London police say. One shirt bearing the London Ambulance Service logo said: "We refuse to forget you". While the new informatio...

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  • Yulin Festival: China's controversial dog meat festival begins amid ban rumours
Yulin Festival: China's controversial dog meat festival begins amid ban rumours

The dogs are killed in front of each other, and as it is believed that the meat tastes better when the animal is full of adrenaline, they are often beaten to death or boiled alive. Humane Society International released a number of clips of the frenetic scenes as 1,300 dogs and 100 cats were saved in an operation mounted by dedicated animal ...

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  • North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma
North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma

At the same time , his trips have also faced ridicule and criticism from some US politicians and activists who view them as fodder for North Korean propaganda. North Korea accuses Washington and South Korea of sending spies to overthrow its government. This, according to my colleagues' reporting, was followed by an urgent meeting between North ...

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  • Trump to announce new restrictions on Cuba trade and travel
Trump to announce new restrictions on Cuba trade and travel

While on the campaign trail, candidate Donald Trump criticized President Obama's Cuba policy. "He's not opposed to any deal with Cuba-he's opposed to a bad deal, and this starts the process of making it clear to the regime that there are very specific benchmarks that there needs to be if they want to continue this kind of relationship", the...

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  • Australia to resume airstrikes in Syria
Australia to resume airstrikes in Syria

The row prompted the Australian government to announce that it would "temporarily" halt its airstrikes in Syria . It suspended a hotline set up to avoid clashes between USA and Russian aircraft in the region. Israeli security officials said Monday they were studying the missile strike to see what they could learn about its accuracy and capabilit...

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  • Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner
Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

They recovered a 7.62 caliber rifle and a 9 mm handgun, which they say Hodgkinson bought legally. And there's no evidence so far that they were purchased illegally. Hodgkinson was eventually shot by Scalise's security detail, which included members of the Secret Service and the Capitol Police. He died at a local hospital.

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  • Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap
Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap

Foxconn assembles smartphones and other devices for Apple, Sony, Blackberry and other brands - mostly in China. While Walker and Trump will be touting the value of apprenticeships together on Tuesday, that wasn't always the case. Finally, the order directs agency heads to report to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) any programs that the...

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  • Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't
Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't

After Comey was sacked, he asked his trusted friend to share one of his memoranda with the New York Times so the government may be pushed to assign a special counsel to investigate the Trump campaign-Russia connection. "His goal is to manipulate media, manipulate the press. he's everything that's wrong in Washington ", Lewandowski said. Mueller'...

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  • Israeli settlement construction in West Bank rises by 70%
Israeli settlement construction in West Bank rises by 70%

During a meeting at the White House in February, U.S. President Donald Trump asked Netanyahu to "hold back on settlements for a little bit", a request seen as part of an effort to build trust with Palestinians ahead of a renewed push for peace.

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  • Nigeria to become 3rd most populous country by 2050
Nigeria to become 3rd most populous country by 2050

By 2024, India's population is expected to surpass that of China's and is projected to reach 1.5 billion in 2030, according to a report published by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. He had arrived at his findings after factoring in information and data on family planning policies, birth rate and hospital and school ...

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  • US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria
US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

Moscow's move came a day after an American Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian regime SU-22 fighter jet shortly after it allegedly attacked USA partner forces on the ground. It's the third air-to-air strike in less than two weeks as tensions continue to rise between U.S., Russian and Syrian forces. It is the first time any activity by Russ...

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  • Trump tweets his frustration with Russia investigation
Trump tweets his frustration with Russia investigation

When Wallace pointed out he had twice said Trump was under investigation, Sekulow stated that he was just talking about the "legal theory of how the Constitution works" and that he'd appreciate it if Wallace wouldn't "rephrase" what he was saying.

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  • North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK
North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK

North Korea has accused the US of stealing a package from its diplomats returning from a conference in NY. North Korea alleged on Sunday that US customs " literally mugged " diplomats after they landed at JFK Kennedy Airport in NY. " If the US fails to give its due response to our demand which is all too reasonable and fair enough, it will be ...

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  • Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill
Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

Here are the players who will decide the fate of health care in the Senate this week. "I've never seen anything like it, as far as the secrecy", said Paul Ginsburg, a health policy expert at the University of Southern California. Arguably, Republicans don't want to be doing it this way. Republican leaders would like a vote in July, even before th...

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  • BJP to declare presidential candidate on Tuesday
BJP to declare presidential candidate on Tuesday

Having been tight-lipped so far, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentary board will meet on Monday to finalize their presidential candidate to succeed President Pranab Mukherjee . Multiple sources have told HT that former diplomat Gopalkrishna Gandhi could be the potential opposition candidate, with Left parties pushing for Mahatma Gandhi's gr...

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  • Israeli sources: Iran missile strike a 'flop,' with most missing target
Israeli sources: Iran missile strike a 'flop,' with most missing target

After the Takfiri terrorists' attacks in the Iranian capital that left 18 killed and dozens more wounded, the IRGC announced that the spilling of innocent blood will not go unanswered. The developments added to already-soaring regional tensions and reflect the intensifying rivalry among the major players in Syria's civil war that could spiral out...

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  • White House Likely to Comment on Comey Tapes by End of Week
White House Likely to Comment on Comey Tapes by End of Week

The same report listed Daily Mail editor David Martosko as a possible communications director candidate. In late May, Michael Dubke resigned as White House communications director after three months on the job. "The president owes him this much for all he's done for him". On May 12, three days after he fired Comey, Trump said the former Fed...

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  • Trump friend clashes with White House over special counsel claims
Trump friend clashes with White House over special counsel claims

Mueller, who directed the Federal Bureau of Investigation under former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama , was named to the post last month by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Ruddy, the CEO of Newsmax, raised the possibility of the president considering terminating Mueller. "I think he's weighing that option", Mr. Mueller, w...

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  • Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue
Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue

The largest component of his income was US$115.9 million listed as golf-resort related revenues from Trump National Doral in Miami, down from the US$132 million he reported a year ago. That number is at least $300 million. Instead, on January 17, three days before his inauguration , Trump transferred his far-flung holdings to a revocable trust m...

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  • GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'
GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and a small clutch of aides are writing the bill behind closed doors as McConnell consults GOP senators. However, that funding would be zero by 2020 under the House bill. Monday in Room 310 of the state Capitol to receive public input about Republican health care overhaul plans. The Democrats who added th...

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  • J&K: Bodies of 3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter found
J&K: Bodies of 3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter found

The demonstration was held in Arwani village near a place where there was already a gun battle going on between the Indian forces and militants. Reports said the LeT militants came in two vehicles and surrounded the jeep carrying SHO Feroz Ahmad Dar, and driver of the police jeep and four guards.

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  • North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships
North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships

While on Tuesday, the 6,900 tone USS Cheyanne arrived in the South Korean port of Busan as the USA attempts to flex its muscles in the region. The resolution slapped additional sanctions on North Korea and condemned the regime's continued proliferation of its nuclear and ballistic program.

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  • Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents
Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

Rescinding the policy known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , or DACA, would anger those who have said President Donald Trump is already too tough on immigration enforcement. "The preservation of DACA is a tribute to the strength of the Dreamer movement ". In many cases, they have attended American schools and have little or no re...

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  • President Trump Blasts Report on Possible Obstruction of Justice Probe
President Trump Blasts Report on Possible Obstruction of Justice Probe

Trump expressed frustration Thursday at the prospect of that review, again taking to Twitter to denounce the probe as a "witch hunt", and complaining that Hillary Clinton should be the subject of a Russia-related investigation, not him.

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