Sunday July 23-rd, 2017

Airstrikes damage Syria's highly secure hospital

It was reportedly taken by Syrian government troops and allies. SANA news agency reported that at least two persons were killed and many others were injured in the attack which took place in al-Assi Square in Hama city. The Britain-based Syrian...

Houston school districts monitoring clown threat hoax Houston school districts monitoring clown threat hoax

Despite the reassurances, some students skipped school Friday. The threats have been posted anonymously using accounts with a clown image and are believed to be part of a national hoax . All questioned the credibility of the threat, but added that...

Hungary votes on government's rejection of EU refugee quotas

However there is uncertainty whether turnout will exceed the 50% plus-one-vote threshold needed to be valid. According to a poll published by the Publicus Institute on Saturday, only 46 percent of 1,000 participants said they would vote, down from ...

Indian cabinet approves purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets

Off late the security scenario has become more and more critical, volatile. "You can only ever be completely sure once (the deal) has been signed and that's what happened today", said Le Drian after the ceremony, referring to the delays. The value ...

Dimitri Payet stunner saves draw for West Ham vs. Middlesbrough Dimitri Payet stunner saves draw for West Ham vs. Middlesbrough

West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic was full of praise for his players for showing character and spirit to take a point from yesterday's Premier League game. "Obviously it's been awful the last four or five weeks so we knew we had to stop conceding goa...

Shimon Peres eulogized by Obama, world leaders at funeral Shimon Peres eulogized by Obama, world leaders at funeral

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas was among the mourners at the city's Mount Herzl national cemetery and was seated in the front row, reportedly at the request of Peres's family. U.S. President Barack Obama has arrived in Israel for the funeral ...

9/11 widow files lawsuit against Saudi Arabia 9/11 widow files lawsuit against Saudi Arabia

Senate write a letter expressing deep concern about the potential impact of the bill they just passed", Earnest said Thursday. President Obama vetoed the controversial bill on 23 September, arguing that the legislation could endanger USA intell...

Obama opens new black museum on National Mall Obama opens new black museum on National Mall

President Obama and other political figures will be speaking at the museum's dedication ceremony Saturday. For black visitors, the president said it could also help them appreciate "the sincerity of law enforcement officials... "And that's what thi...

Sunday expected to be partly sunny, warm Sunday expected to be partly sunny, warm

Thursday night looks like the best chance for a frost/freeze for many locations. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. However, the return to summer will be a short one as fall weather moves back in by next weekend as lows dip back into the 50s! Nor...

Giuliani claims Trump 'a genius' for not paying taxes

As the world sleep, the Donald tweets, but more concrete soundbites on this tax situation are sure to be coming all week. On Saturday night in Manheim, Pennsylvania, Trump questioned Hillary Clinton's loyalty to her husband and imitated her near-fa...

Philippine president apologizes to Jews for Hitler remark

The statement said Duterte drew an "oblique conclusion, that while the Holocaust was an attempt to exterminate the future generation of Jews, drug-related killings as a result of legitimate police operations ... "You are stupid", he said. That agre...

Tamim hundred studs Bangladesh series win

The victory in the third ODI was not assured until Bangladesh, who elected to bat first, got a commanding total for the first time in the series, which was otherwise dominated by Afghanistan . Nawroz Mangal and Rahmat Shah tried hard to stay on the ...

India has never coveted territory: PM Modi hits back at Pakistan

They, on the other hand, mingle with other communities by following the principle of social well being. He said whenever he was overseas, he made it a point to visit the memorials for the Indian soldiers. Modi said that India, and especially the Mini...

Explosion at Cafe During Festival Injures 90 in Spain

On Saturday a major explosion left at least 77 people injured when a gas cooker exploded at a fair to celebrate the city of Velez-Malaga in Spain, APA reports quoting Sputnik. A spokesman for Andalucia region's emergency unit said five people were ...

Terrorists attack Army camp in J&K's Baramulla; one BSF jawan reportedly killed Terrorists attack Army camp in J&K's Baramulla; one BSF jawan reportedly killed

A Srinagar-based Army spokesman confirmed to The Hindu that militants opened fire at the camp in Baramulla. However, the militants have been unable to break into the camp, which is located very close to the BSF camp. India launched what it called...

Germany: Afghan gov't agrees to cooperate on deportations

About 70,000 of the 890,000 people who crossed into Germany past year still aren't fully registered, according to the ministry, with some 50,000 who claimed asylum still not following up on their claim. The mass influx stopped after several Balkans t...

Russia warns against US attack on Syrian forces Russia warns against US attack on Syrian forces

Lavrov told the BBC that the US had reneged on a pledge to attack the al-Qaida-linked Jabhat Fatah al-Sham group, formerly known as the al-Nusra Front, which has joined more moderate rebel groups in the fight against Assad's forces. As the situatio...

Tensions escalating between India, Pakistan over Kashmir

Indian media reported that a leader of the regional right-wing party, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena last week gave Pakistani actors 48 hours to leave India or faced being "pushed out". The U.S.is "firmly committed to our partnership with India and to ...

75000 kids could starve to death in Nigeria after Boko Haram 75000 kids could starve to death in Nigeria after Boko Haram

According to Arjan de Wagt , nutrition chief for UNICEF, no other place in the world has been this critically impacted by a starvation emergency. Most severely malnourished children die of secondary illnesses like diarrhea and respiratory infectio...

Four States File Suit to Block Handoff of Internet Naming System Four States File Suit to Block Handoff of Internet Naming System

The four states further contend that ICANN could revoke the US government's exclusive use of.gov and.mil, the domains used by states, federal agencies and the USA military for their websites. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), tried to block the transition, but ...

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