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Sikkim standoff: China says could issue travel alert for citizens visiting India

If the tensions escalate and trade channels are disrupted, then both nations are likely to suffer significant monetary losses. Their first formal codification in treaty form was in an agreement between China and India in 1954. China appeared frustrat...

Nathan's Hot Dog Contest: Joey Chestnut favored to defend title

Americans will eat an estimated 150 million hot dogs on the holiday. As far as competitive eating goes, watching Joey Chestnut and the rest of the competitors slide processed meat tubes down their gullet is equivalent to taking in the Super Bowl...

Gunmen open fire outside mosque in France, eight people injured

At least four people were at the site of the incident and also a family of four on the second floor of a building received shrapnel injuries from stray bullets. A local newspaper cited witnesses saying one of the two gunmen had their face covered. ...

Trump White House Staff Payroll Nearly $36 Million And Top-Heavy

The US Labor Department reports that women in the US on average earned about 82 cents for every dollar a man made in 2016. The average salary of a male White House staffer is almost $104,000, while their female counterparts make an average of $83...

Trump defends social media use, calls it 'modern day presidential'

He, however, defended his aggressive use of the micro-blogging site as an alternative to the mainstream United States media that spread "hate and false information" about him. "I think that the president has been attacked mercilessly on personal ...

Hong Kong in Photos: 1997 to 2017

Carrie Lam was sworn in as the territory's new chief executive in an outdoor function presided over by Chinese President Xi Jinping at a harbour-side convention centre. Twenty years ago, the traders and account managers crossing these streets we...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Oneida County

Storms will be moving into the region from NY. Damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to fall. Scattered showers and storms are likely Saturday as a cold front approaches later in the day. Persons in these areas should be o...

Powerball sales end in IL

Avid Powerball player Dwayne Sharp is frustrated the lack of a budget has led to this. They managed to get revenues of more than $99 million through the Mega Million sales and Powerball business was much ahead of it with a total collection of $...

Sanctuary city crackdown best Trump blessing yet

Kate's Law, which increases penalties for people who reenter the US after being deported or convicted of a crime, passed 257 to 167, with 24 Democrats joining almost all Republicans in voting yes. If signed into the law, the legislation would ...

Trump pledges USA energy revolution championing 'clean, lovely coal'

As part of the White House “Energy Week, ” Trump highlighted growing US energy production and reversals of environmental regulations issued under former President Barack Obama's tenure. "Our country is blessed with extraordinary energy abundance,...

Police Respond To Active Shooter In Bronx Hospital

The New York Police Department confirmed the reports of a "shooting incident" on Twitter. There was no word on their conditions. At least four to six people were injured in the shooting. Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center describes itself as the largest...

G20 leaders to discuss terrorism separately at Hamburg summit

The world's 20 largest economies will gather in Hamburg next week, in what will be Trump's first attendance at the summit. She announced that she would try to find solutions to global challenges with the leaders of the world's leading powers in Hambu...

With eye on China, Trump may up pressure on North Korea

He said that "nobody is off limits" when it comes to giving illegal financial assistance to North Korea. The sanctions are the latest in a series of signs that the US has begun to take action to pressure China after months of fruitless efforts to...

Korean president holds talks with US Senate, House leaders

The threat from the rogue state has reached to new heights under the present dictator Kim Jong-un so much so that the USA had to deploy its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile defense system, inviting strong Chinese p...

Iraq army: ISIL will fall in Mosul 'in a few days'

Iraqi forces launched an assault on the Old City on June 18, eight months into an offensive to retake Mosul , the country's biggest military operation in years. The attacks forced Iraqi forces and the USA -led coalition to pull some assets away f...

US Warns Syria Preparing Another Chemical Attack, Threatens Retaliation

This story was updated to include the statement made by Iran's foreign minister. Russian Federation and Syria also carry out airstrikes in Deir el-Zour, and it was not clear how the activists identified the aircraft responsible. Separately on...

Judge Will Consider Expanding Stay On Deportation Order Nationally

U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith could issue a ruling later today after hearing arguments this morning on a motion filed over the weekend asking him to extend temporary protection to all potential deportees nationwide. Refugee Admissions Program fo...

AP analysis: Colorado Democrats may benefit from gerrymandering

Republican state Sens. Dan Soucek, left, and Brent Jackson, right, review historical maps during The Senate Redistricting Committee for the 2016 Extra Session in the Legislative Office Building at the N.C. MI provides a good example of how the formul...

Black off-duty St. Louis officer shot by white officer

No other vehicles were involved, and Pence's motorcade continued to the airport. He was armed when he exited his home, but, according to O'Toole, the officer did not fire any shots. Someone in the stolen vehicle then opened fire at the pursuing off...

Sears closes another 20 stores

Sears Holdings is closing another 20 stores, one in Minnesota, as the distressed department-store chain seeks to stanch the bleeding amid swirling challenges for the retail sector. Sears Canada now operates around 255 stores. The company did not give...

Will uphold dignity of Presidency: Kovind

Meira Kumar's candidature was announced on Thursday. Nitish Kumar has been repeatedly reminded by his partners to back Meira Kumra, who also hails from the same state but the Bihar CM has made it clear that he is going to support Ram Nath Kovi...

Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia

Her victory over Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia's 6th Congressional District means Republicans held all four of their seats that were up for grabs in special elections this spring. But all is not necessarily lost for Democrats. "It's clear,...

Nigel Farage "Concerned" After Trump's State Visit Is Put In Doubt

Agreeing, another added: "Apparently the Queen dressed as the EU flag I bet she voted to remain in the European Union ". The Queen had been seen at the State Opening of Parliament wearing blue, but by the time she arrived at the Berkshire raceco...

UN envoy plans new round of Syria talks in July

It also said Mr de Mistura plans to convene further rounds of talks in August and September. The US welcomed the ceasefire announcement and called on the Syrian government to live up to its ceasefire commitments. Syria has declared a 48-hour ceas...

Paris Police Shoot, Wound Hammer-Wielding Assailant Outside Notre Dame

According to police, the individual shouted that the attack was committed in retaliation for French policy in Syria and called himself a "caliphate warrior" of Daesh terror group, outlawed in Russian Federation. "It was really scary". "From what we...

Imam stops angry Muslims assailing London van suspect

She was attacked near the mosque she attended, in what appears to be a road-rage-related episode, according to police. Edward Gardiner, 28, a self-employed builder and plumber, who lives near Osborne's terraced home in Pentwyn, in east Cardiff, cal...

Tim Cook and Other Tech Leaders Head to the White House

President Trump's son-in-law delivered remarks on camera at a summit that brought leaders in the tech industry to the White House on Monday. Several top Silicon Valley executives including Apple's Tim Cook , Jeff Bezos from Amazon , Micr...

Trump turns back the clock with Cold War Cuba U-turn

On the other hand, Trump did not close down the USA embassy in Havana , which Obama re-established in 2015, nor did he cancel US flights and cruises to Cuba . Nearly everything he has done proves that he doesn't give a damn about democracy in Cu...

Fire Mueller? Don't even think about it

If Mueller knew he was going to be named special counsel, it is unlikely he divulged that information to Trump. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said in separate testimony Tuesday that there was no "secret plan" to fire Mueller, nor was the...

Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations

The Cuban government reacted happily and stated that they are ready to continue the respectful dialogue and cooperation. Even as U.S. President Donald Trump declared Friday he would be "cancelling immediately" the "one-sided" Cuba policies of...

London fire toll hits 30, but dozens missing

The death toll in the high-rise tower blaze in Britain's capital soared to 30, police said Friday as they also warned that some of the victims may never be identified. The government has ordered a judge-led inquiry into the disaster, which is und...

Trump Lashes Out At Investigators After Reports Of Obstruction Of Justice Inquiry

Trump is accused of firing FBI Director James Comey over his refusal to steer the Russian Federation investigation away from former national security adviser Mike Flynn, a Trump ally. The president has denied trying to influence the investigation...

Vermont to join US Climate Alliance

Republicans are largely optimistic about the economic benefits of leaving the climate agreement, with more than three-quarters saying Trump's decision will help the economy and 73 percent saying it will create more jobs like those in traditional ener...

Trump Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

The news came the same week as Trump friend Chris Ruddy floated the possibility that Trump would fire Mueller, who was appointed to head up the investigation after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . "I have never met with or had any conv...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) June 15th

The different forms of abuse include psychological, financial, neglect , physical or sexual abuse . This intimate story reveals a hidden crisis harming older Americans in every community across the country. "The objective [of the event] is awarenes...

Will more USA troops make Afghanistan secure?

The Pentagon is reportedly considering deploying an extra 3,000 to 5,000 troops - some of whom would come from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies - in Afghanistan to help train and advise local forces fighting the Taliban and other insurg...

Search for escaped inmates expanding as it enters 3rd day

Blood flowed off the bus and onto the pavement. 31 other prisoners were on board the bus and they all stayed behind until officers arrived on scene. "Very frustrating", said Sill. The FBI has launched a nationwide media campaign to alert the public...

Ramadan toll shows Islamic State in pitched recruiting race

Trump commented that one reaps what it sows. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, and Iranian social media were flooded with expressions of grief and worry, denunciations of the attackers' barbarism, and howls of defiance: the ...

Sessions testifies he was never briefed on Russian interference in election

In his testimony last week, Comey said he and Trump had a one-on-one meeting in the Oval Office on February 14 about the investigation into the former national security adviser, Michael Flynn . "Why don't you tell me?" Wyden. There are none. 'In...

PM Modi, Pak PM Sharif exchange greetings at Kazakhstan's Astana Opera

All members described India's accession to SCO as historic and said it would strengthen security and promote regional cooperation among member countries. The two Chinese nationals were kidnapped last month from Quetta in Balochistan and were later br...

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Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle once served as San Francisco's First Lady

At the party, Don Jr. As for his ex, People magazine reports that they "are not fond of each other", but are keeping things as amicable as possible for their kids. Guilfoyle wa...

Iran nuclear deal: Johnson tells Commons he wants pact to continue

In comments before school teachers, Khamenei told Trump: "You can not do a damn thing!" France , Britain and Germany outlined possible new sanctions for Iran as a way to not only...

Man wanted for brutal killing of Utah teen caught in southern Colorado

A GoFundMe page that was set up Tuesday, apparently to cover the teen's funeral costs, had raised more than $8,800 by Wednesday afternoon. After the call disconnected, the mom ...

Livid China asserts right over Taiwan as USA allows diplomatic visits there

Hong Kong and Macau are former European colonies that are now part of China but run largely autonomously. "Regardless of what the United States will say or do, it will not chang...

Pakistan's civil-military leadership condemns attack on Ahsan Iqbal

Chaudhry said that at least one man had been arrested at the scene of the attack, adding that investigations were ongoing. Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif - who also heads...

Melania to Reveal Agenda Goals on Children's Issues

While Trump has since September of previous year said she plans to focus her efforts on the well-being of children, she had yet to define what exactly that means, instead delvin...

Anti-India Protests In Kashmir Follow Reported Killing Of Rebels

Anti-India sentiment runs deep among Kashmir's mostly Muslim population after decades of Indian rule. "On the basis of information (received), we conducted a cordon-and-search op...

Top US lawmaker voices doubt about NK denuclearization

Although Trump has placed considerable faith in South Korean leader Moon's efforts to patch up relations with North Korea , the US president has long complained that South Kor...

Nashville came out ready to play in Game 4

Rinne was pulled in Game 1 of the series after giving up three goals on 16 shots. The Jets have never gotten past the second round of the playoffs. They weren't pushed around like ...

Haspel offered to withdraw as nominee for Central Intelligence Agency chief: WP

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders did not comment on Haspel's offer to withdraw but described her as "the best of the best" and a "patriot", the report said . Haspel's chances o...

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Pakistan's twin coal mine accidents claim 23 lives, injure 6 people

Pakistan's twin coal mine accidents claim 23 lives, injure 6 people

Rescue officials said a dozen of the dead miners belonged to Shangla district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Mine inspector Iftikhar Ahmed said five more bodies had been recovered from o...

Navalny Supporters Detained, Warned Ahead Of Anti-Putin Rally

Navalny Supporters Detained, Warned Ahead Of Anti-Putin Rally

Police warned it would use force and "impact munition" to disperse the rally. Putin is scheduled to officially assume his fourth presidential term on Monday , with Navalny cal...

PM Modi hails Siddaganga Mutt, slams Congress for anti-farmer policies

PM Modi hails Siddaganga Mutt, slams Congress for anti-farmer policies

The meeting, which will be held two days after the declaration of the results of the Karnataka Assembly polls, will focus mainly on the pro-poor initiatives of the government and t...

Casualties Mount After Storm Hits Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan

Casualties Mount After Storm Hits Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan

Officials have said the death toll could rise over the coming days. "We experienced a fierce storm , with an unusually high wind speed", Hemant Gera, responsible for relief an...

Iowa passes 'most restrictive' abortion law in US

Iowa passes 'most restrictive' abortion law in US

The U.S. Supreme Court then declined to review the cases. But the Republicans pressing the Iowa legislation are making a decisive turn away from the small incremental measures...