Saturday August 19-th, 2017

Rs 3500 cr worth heroin seized from ship off Gujarat Rs 3500 cr worth heroin seized from ship off Gujarat

In 2010, Saudi and Turkish authorities seized 30 ton of narcotic material, which was a by-product enough to create 200 million dollar worth of drug. The coast guard received information from intelligence sources three days back regarding the drug c...

USA proposes cigarette nicotine cut, shift toward e-cigarettes USA proposes cigarette nicotine cut, shift toward e-cigarettes

JP Morgan said other possible hurdles to the proposal include political interference, the impact on taxes, technical difficulties in being able to produce non-addictive products and the possibility of illicit trade. But Gottlieb said the agency would...

Two militants killed in Pulwama encounter Two militants killed in Pulwama encounter

The militants belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen outfit. An SLR and an INSAS rifle has been recovered from the spot, ANI reported. "We had inputs about the presence of militants and, therefore, launched a search operation this morning". "When the search...

Israel soldier's killing verdict upheld Israel soldier's killing verdict upheld

A medic in the elite Kfir Brigade, Azaria came on the scene following a Palestinian stabbing attack on soldiers in Hebron in the West Bank on March 24, 2016. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said he would issue a formal request for pardon which he first...

Mayor tagged as narco-politician killed in raid Mayor tagged as narco-politician killed in raid

The police officers were "met with volleys of fire from (the mayor's) security, prompting the Philippine National Police personnel to retaliate", Pacleb said. He had been on President Duterte's list of people involved in the illegal drug trade . ...

Haniger headed to DL after being hit by pitch Haniger headed to DL after being hit by pitch

Cabrera, who all but demanded a trade after the Mets moved him out of shortstop last month, has done his best to go along with the Mets' plans to market him as a versatile infielder. "It is tough, I wanted to be part of a run, just like 2015 gave us"...

MISSING: Va. woman and 2 children MISSING: Va. woman and 2 children

Rescue and emergency crews were seen responding near the Evergreen Mills Road area between Crimson Place and Shreve Mill Road - the area where the vehicle was found - around 5:30 p.m. He said the road is "not a great road to navigate in normal times,...

Statewide average gas prices rise 8 cents Statewide average gas prices rise 8 cents

According to GasBuddy data, gas prices have ranged widely over the last five years. Last August, prices in the Augusta area stayed below $2 a gallon before a 20-cent jump in mid-September. "U.S. crude inventories are moving in the opposite directio...

Maine Has Long Avoided Life Sentences for Juveniles Maine Has Long Avoided Life Sentences for Juveniles

Three of the 38 have been resentenced to terms ranging from 30 to 40 years. Greene County District Attorney Dan Armstrong , whose office prosecuted Bryant, noted that the Supreme Court's rulings said there are some cases where juveniles should ser...

Discovery acquires HGTV parent company in $14.6 billion TV deal Discovery acquires HGTV parent company in $14.6 billion TV deal

Time Warner Inc., owner of TNT and HBO, agreed previous year to be bought by AT&T for $85.4-billion. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.66. Were they to combine forces and launch a streaming service or skinny bundle, Scr...

Clarence Page 'Proud' of Trump for 'Beautiful' & 'Terrific' Medal of Honor Ceremony Clarence Page 'Proud' of Trump for 'Beautiful' & 'Terrific' Medal of Honor Ceremony

Seventy-one medal recipients are still living, according to the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. Trump says McCloughan "ran into danger" to rescue other men. However, a bill passed under the Obama administration has since waived this standar...

British High Court Blocks Prosecution of Tony Blair for Iraq War British High Court Blocks Prosecution of Tony Blair for Iraq War

Tony Blair should not face prosecution for his role in the 2003 Iraq war, the high court has ruled. Prominent UK barrister Michael Mansfield QC appeared for Al Rabbat, who can not travel to the UK. They tried to argue that they had been usin...

Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps

Russian President Vladimir Putin tossed President-elect Donald Trump a bouquet in December when he chose not to retaliate for the USA expulsion of Russian diplomats and seizure of Russian diplomatic compounds. diplomatic presence in the country and...

Pence Reaffirms US Commitment to NATO's Article 5 Pence Reaffirms US Commitment to NATO's Article 5

His comments come after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered 755 US diplomatic mission staff to leave the country. In Estonia , Pence is expected to highlight bilateral ties with the USA, particularly on trade, investment and cyber issues.

Trump intends to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House Trump intends to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House

In the statement, the ministry says: "Any new unilateral actions by the U.S. authorities to reduce the number of our diplomats in the United States will be met with a mirror response". If the bill obtains enough bipartisan support among lawmakers...

History shows Sen. McCain has two faces, and neither like President Trump History shows Sen. McCain has two faces, and neither like President Trump

Third, the debate now taking place in Congress is not about true health care, it's about politics, pure and simple. The vast majority of Americans want and need health-care coverage, and for at least 24 million of those Americans, the Affordable Ca...

Weather to be mild Monday and Tuesday Weather to be mild Monday and Tuesday

Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 9 miles per hour becoming light and variable after midnight. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Monday will be sunny with highs in the upper 80s. Friday , a chance of shower...

Some Meghalaya MLAs to make 'courtesy call' on Amit Shah Some Meghalaya MLAs to make 'courtesy call' on Amit Shah

Shah was mobbed by party workers, garlanded and showered with rose petals. If the state government did not pay immediate heed to the problems, they would agitate more vigorously in coming days and raise the voice of the common people, the AAP leade...

Trump will sign Russian Federation sanctions bill, White House says Trump will sign Russian Federation sanctions bill, White House says

The ministry said it is ordering the U.S. Embassy in Russian Federation to reduce the number of its diplomats by September 1. The policy will also add sanctions against North Korea and Iran . However, Putin at that point took a magnanimous tone, s...

Moscow cuts United States diplomatic staff in response to sanctions

Russia's moves came a day after the U.S. Senate voted to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line against Moscow or veto the legislation and anger his own Republic...

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