Tuesday August 22-nd, 2017

Protesting Tamil Nadu farmers strip naked outside Rashtrapati Bhavan Protesting Tamil Nadu farmers strip naked outside Rashtrapati Bhavan

For this, they have asked for a drought-relief package of Rs 40,000 crore. The farmers have received promises of support from several leaders, but concrete action is yet to be taken. "Our protest will continue until then", said Ayyakannu. Over 100 fa...

Ben Carson rescued from elevator as Alonzo Mourning waits Ben Carson rescued from elevator as Alonzo Mourning waits

No amount of surgeon's tools could help him escape the metal contraption - he was stuck inside for 15 minutes until Miami firefighters pried him and National Basketball Association legend Alonzo Mourning out, the local CBS affiliate WFOR-TV reporte...

Brazil Judge Orders Graft Probe Into a Third of President Temer's Cabinet Brazil Judge Orders Graft Probe Into a Third of President Temer's Cabinet

The investigation into eight ministers, or almost a third of the cabinet, poses a serious threat to Temer's efforts to regain investor confidence and lift the economy out of its worst recession on record. Mr Temer has vowed to suspend ministers who a...

California graduation rate reaches highest ever at 83 percent California graduation rate reaches highest ever at 83 percent

The dropout rate has declined by more than 50% over the last several years, down 9.7 percentage points from 2009-2010. Malloy, along with the state's Education Commissioner, announced the statistics at James Hillhouse High School in New Haven, ...

Egypt's parliament approves three-month state of emergency

Rosenberg says in the aftermath of the USA tomahawk missile strike on Syria, the Trump administration must establish objectives for Syria and the Middle East and then build a strategy to achieve the objectives. "We are at a breaking point", Bishop Ma...

Passover: God Kills A Bunch Of Babies, Except The Jewish Ones Passover: God Kills A Bunch Of Babies, Except The Jewish Ones

Passover is a springtime holiday observation that aims to retell the story of the Jewish exodus from Egypt. Through Moses, he begins their journey to liberation. This cleansing can also illustrate a spiritual purging from the impurity of sin. " ...

Bangladesh pins hope on India to resolve Teesta issue swiftly Bangladesh pins hope on India to resolve Teesta issue swiftly

The West Bengal Chief Minister, whose cooperation is crucial for any river water agreement with Bangladesh, has maintained that she will prioritise her state's interest while deciding on the proposed water sharing treaty. She said she firmly believed...

United Kingdom unemployment rate stable at 11-year low, wage inflation beats United Kingdom unemployment rate stable at 11-year low, wage inflation beats

Consumer Price Index ( CPI ) inflation or retail inflation for the month of March 2017 stood at 3.81%, said Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI) on Wednesday. The ONS said, "The main contribution to the increase in United Kingd...

Merkel calls on Trump to cooperate with Russian Federation on Syria

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on US President Donald Trump in a phone conversation on Monday to continue the Syrian settlement under the United Nations auspices and cooperate with Russia, German government spokesman Steffen Seibert said ....

Christie now 'most unpopular' governor in US Christie now 'most unpopular' governor in US

Both are Republicans operating in traditionally blue states. A total of 63% of respondents disapproved of the job the governor is performing. Republican Charlie Baker of MA led the pack with a whopping 75 percent approval in the Bay State, accordin...

One killed and several hurt in explosion in Turkey One killed and several hurt in explosion in Turkey

The blast, which caused part of the police compound's roof to collapse, occurred during the fix of an armoured vehicle, the Diyarbakir governor's office said. Footage of the explosion released shows a large plume of smoke rising into the sky. The...

Comedian Minhaj to perform at White House dinner Comedian Minhaj to perform at White House dinner

US President Donald Trump addresses the Women's Empowerment Panel in the East Room of the White House on March 29, 2017. "He's going to make some jokes, no doubt, about the press and probably about the president", said Mason, who is also a Reute...

Prince George, Princess Charlotte will have starring roles at Pippa's wedding Prince George, Princess Charlotte will have starring roles at Pippa's wedding

Their parents, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, will also attend the high-profile wedding, as well as Prince Harry . Prince George and Prince Charlotte will be seen stealing a few hearts in their aunt Pippa Middleton's marriage in May ...

5 bodies recovered from British Columbia snow slide 5 bodies recovered from British Columbia snow slide

Colwell says search and rescue efforts were launched Saturday after a sixth hiker with the group who had fallen behind found the others missing when he arrived at the summit. The hikers died following an outing at the mountain in the Lions Bay area o...

U.S. strike wiped out fifth of Assad air force, Mattis says

He said the cease-fire talks that Russian Federation and Iran have helped broker in the Kazakh capital, Astana, could generate momentum toward broader talks about a political transition - if the Astana talks succeed in creating a durable cease-fire.

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 terrorists killed in Kupwara infiltration bid Jammu and Kashmir: 4 terrorists killed in Kupwara infiltration bid

A search operation is underway to determine if there are any more infiltrators in the area. More than 70,000 Kashmiris have been killed so far in the violence, a lot of them by Indian forces. The encounter took place in Keran sector. Following th...

Severe Weather Expected For North Carolina Tonight

Schools, churches and some businesses shut down as a precaution. In Georgia, National Weather Service meteorologist Laura Belanger said about 75 percent of the state could experience severe weather, with chances worsening in the afternoon.

Amnesty says Botswana executed 1 criminal in 2016 Amnesty says Botswana executed 1 criminal in 2016

For the first time since 2006, the USA did not rank in the world's top five executioners, falling to seventh behind Egypt. The 20 executions in the U.S. In the Middle East and North Africa overall, the number of executions decreased by 28%. T...

The Most-Talked About Moments from The American County Music Awards

Little Big Town sang "Happy People" from an appropriately brightly colored set, covered in a blossoming floral print. The Academy of Country Music Awards returned to Las Vegas on Sunday, delivering surprises, first-time winners and exciting perform...

Federal Court: Texas Crafted Voter ID Law To Hurt Minority Voters Federal Court: Texas Crafted Voter ID Law To Hurt Minority Voters

Sign up at Tribune.com for our upcoming newsletter. Gonzalez Ramos' ruling came down just as the Texas legislature is in the process of updating the voter ID law to account for all the setbacks it's suffered in federal court. A 2013 U.S. Suprem...

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