Saturday June 24-th, 2017

Narendra Modi's golden opportunity to reform India Narendra Modi's golden opportunity to reform India

The Prime Minister undertook a victory walk in the national capital just a day after BJP's resounding victories in the two states. In Uttar Pradesh, the Election Commission of India said the Bharatiya Janata Party had won or was leading in voting...

Ethiopia's rubbish landslide kills 15 in Addis Ababa Ethiopia's rubbish landslide kills 15 in Addis Ababa

The mayor of Addis Ababa said the city would now work to relocate those who live in the landfill. Twenty-eight people were injured, two seriously, she said. Assefa Teklemahimanot, a local resident said: "We told them not to dump waste at the top". ...

Justin Bieber blasts female fan Justin Bieber blasts female fan

A JUSTIN Bieber fan was left "humiliated" and "bawling her eyes out" after the singer refused a picture with her and snarled, "you make me sick". She described his treatment towards Sabah 'disgusting'. But Houda said his mood didn't improve during th...

Mumps outbreak prompts LA County public health alert Mumps outbreak prompts LA County public health alert

Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus. The most common symptoms include fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, loss of appetite, swollen and tender salivary glands under the ears on one or both sides (parotitis). "We always get concerned...

Convenience store owned by Indian-American targetted in Florida Convenience store owned by Indian-American targetted in Florida

Cops were called to a Met Mart in Port St. Lucie after Richard Leslie Lloyd was seen acting suspiciously by the store's entrance around 7:40 a.m. The Sheriff's department said Lloyd's mental health would be evaluated and that the state attor...

Whitefish Bay's Jewish Community Center evacuated after threat Whitefish Bay's Jewish Community Center evacuated after threat

Whoever is doing this doesn't realize this only makes us #stronger, " the center said in a Facebook post. On Thursday, a bomb threat was received at the Jewish Children's Museum in Brooklyn. "As New Yorkers, we will not be intimidated and we will n...

Iraqi forces recapture 'over a third' of west Mosul

Iraqi forces launched a major operation to retake the entire Mosul city in October, recapturing the eastern side before setting their sights on the smaller but more densely-populated west. The remains of hundreds of mainly Shia inmates killed by Daes...

Bus fleeing fatal accident strikes crowd, kills at least 30 Bus fleeing fatal accident strikes crowd, kills at least 30

The bus was travelling to the country's capital, Port-au-Prince, which is around 90 miles north of Gonaïves, when the crash happened. Then the driver rammed into a band of street musicians while trying to speed away, killing 33 others. Emergency se...

Trump invites Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to White House

Trump told Abbas he believes harmony between both sides is possible and the time has come for a bargain achieving it, it said in a statement Friday. Israelis " will have to show some flexibility " and signal they want to make a deal, while " Palestin...

Malaysia police confirm man killed at airport was Kim Jong Nam Malaysia police confirm man killed at airport was Kim Jong Nam

Thae Yong-ho, a former minister at the North Korean Embassy in London, reportedly said in a meeting with Japanese correspondents in Seoul: "Behind it all, there's Kim Jong-un's desire to solidify his legitimacy as the leader". "We will wait, and if...

Syrian force a 'few weeks' from Raqqa, US Marines deploy Syrian force a 'few weeks' from Raqqa, US Marines deploy

The U.S. military is boosting its military presence in Syria. As the Marines were arriving, the US 75 US Ranger regiment carried out a very visible maneuver, driving around the outskirts of a town called Manbij flying the Stars and Stripes in a sho...

India state election results present test for Modi India state election results present test for Modi

As per exit polls , the Congress or AAP will take Punjab, the BJP is leading - by a lot - in Uttar Pradesh, and the BJP or the Congress will take Goa, Uttarakhand and Manipur. The BJP won despite not declaring its candidate for chief minister, Uttar...

Two bombs go off in Damascus, fatalities reported - state media Two bombs go off in Damascus, fatalities reported - state media

Ahmed Jamal, Iraq's foreign ministry spokesman, says in a statement initial reports suggest 40 killed were Iraqis. The Bab al-Saghir cemetery is located near one of the seven gates of the Old City of Damascus. A witness told AFP that the second...

Trump administration fires U.S. attorney who refused to resign

It emerged on Friday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions was seeking the resignations of 46 USA attorneys who served under the leadership of Barack Obama. U.S. Attorneys are appointed for four-year terms, and confirmed by the Senate. The big questi...

German police close shopping complex due to 'possible attack' German police close shopping complex due to 'possible attack'

Authorities ordered the shopping mall and adjacent auto park to stay closed all day as about 100 armed police officers evacuated the area and stood guard to prevent anyone from entering. It said on its website that some 60,000 people normally visited...

Football on Kodi faces perilous future after Premier League wins court case Football on Kodi faces perilous future after Premier League wins court case

The Premier League is acting with the support of Sky and BT, which each pay millions for every match they broadcast and fear the popularity of Kodi boxes is eroding the value of their spending on exclusive rights. A recent survey by security firm ...

Is the Yellow Fever Outbreak in Brazil the New Zika? Is the Yellow Fever Outbreak in Brazil the New Zika?

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases published an essay writing that yellow fever can spread through traveling, especially along the Gulf Coast. During the 2015 outbreak in Angola and Congo, health officials were constrained to a...

Nazdrovya! Diplomatic three-way in Moscow over Syria

The TurkStream natural gas pipeline project agreement between Turkey and Russia was signed on October 10, 2016 and ratified by Russian President Vladimir Putin on February 7. "We have stated that due to the active role of Russian Federation and Tur...

Trump ban could hit World Cup bid:Infantino Trump ban could hit World Cup bid:Infantino

The requirements will be clear ". But failure to guarantee access to the country for teams and athletes who qualify could jeopardize an American bid, Infantino cautioned. So while bidding for 2026 hasn't begun yet, the U.S.is a strong contender to ho...

Snow still in the forecast Saturday, with more expected next week Snow still in the forecast Saturday, with more expected next week

Distigna said. The " most likely" map has 4 inches across southwest CT and up to 7 inches in the "potential for this much" scenario. One to two inches of snow accumulation is possible, according The National Weather Service. The last time New ...

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