• UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety
UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety

At least three states, as well as Washington, D.C., have deregulated the form of external building cladding investigators now believe was primarily responsible for the rapid spread of a blaze throughout Grenfell Tower fire in London on June 14, which killed at least 79 people .

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  • Shivraj begins fast for peace, farmers launch counter-protest
Shivraj begins fast for peace, farmers launch counter-protest

Claiming that the majority of the population in Madhya Pradesh is dependent on farming, Chouhan said that the state can not progress without farmers. Madhya Pradesh is a temple to me and its people are my God. Farmers were killed in police firing in Mandsaur . "Will Prime Minister Narendra Modi fulfill his promise of providing 50 per cent prof...

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  • What Kind Of Voting Hacks Hit Arizona, Other States?
What Kind Of Voting Hacks Hit Arizona, Other States?

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified Wednesday that the Democratic National Committee ( DNC ) refused advice from the Department of Homeland Security in the summer of 2016 on how to address a Russian cyberattack.

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  • The Celtics and 76ers finalize blockbuster NBA draft trade
The Celtics and 76ers finalize blockbuster NBA draft trade

In return, the Celtics will receive the 76ers' first-round pick this year - No. 3 overall - as well as one future first round pick. Of all the teams near the top of the draft, Orlando seems to be the most certain of what they want to do and what they need to do.

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  • London van attack: Suspect identified and arrested in terror investigation
London van attack: Suspect identified and arrested in terror investigation

In a statement on behalf of his family, Osborne's nephew, Ellis Osborne said: "We are massively shocked. Our hearts go out to the people who have been injured". The imam at the mosque, Mohammed Mahmoud, reportedly protected Osborne until the police arrived. Scotland Yard said detectives now believe the attacker "acted alone but are investigating ...

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  • Brexit Negotiation Begins; Talks Scheduled One Week Each Month
Brexit Negotiation Begins; Talks Scheduled One Week Each Month

These include the issues of Britain's estimated €100 billion (S$175 billion) exit bill, the rights of European Union citizens living in Britain, and the fate of the border in Northern Ireland. Davis has said Britain will not pay that much. The EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, bluntly warned that such an accord would not be fleshed out until...

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  • Trump Lawyer Marc Kacsowitz Destroys Comey's 'Testimony'
Trump Lawyer Marc Kacsowitz Destroys Comey's 'Testimony'

Comey stop investigating anyone". "That didn't make sense to me for a whole bunch of reasons, including the time and all the water that had gone under the bridge since those hard decisions that had to be made", Comey said. He hinted that reporters would be "disappointed" in the answer. Trump also twice declined to confirm the existence of White...

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  • Trump's approval at 40%, only 16% support House's health care bill
Trump's approval at 40%, only 16% support House's health care bill

McConnell can afford to lose - were quick to disparage the measure. "I can not support a piece of legislation that takes away insurance from tens of millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Nevadans", Heller said in a news conference held in his home state.

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  • Trump leaves McConnell to handle Senate bill on health care
Trump leaves McConnell to handle Senate bill on health care

Although many in the audience are opposed to the House and Senate replacement bills, they gave Price a standing ovation after his remarks. GOP leaders say repealing the ACA is necessary because premiums are skyrocketing on the health insurance exchanges and because states should have the flexibility to offer Americans more affordable health...

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  • Opposition Chooses Meira Kumar As Its President Candidate
Opposition Chooses Meira Kumar As Its President Candidate

Nitish and his party had attended opposition's meeting on Thursday in which Meira Kumar's name was finalised as their presidential pick. Uttam Kumar Reddy said that Meira Kumar is secular and democratic and has political legacy of former Deputy Prime Minister Babu Jagjivan Ram.

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  • Trump state visit to United Kingdom will go ahead, Boris Johnson says
Trump state visit to United Kingdom will go ahead, Boris Johnson says

A British government spokesman said Trump's visit wasn't mentioned because a date hasn't been set. There was also no mention of President Donald Trump's invitation for a state visit, which sparked criticism from all parties. Theresa May has vowed to overcome the divisions in British society exposed in this month's General Election and to build...

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  • No indication Russia wants positive relationship with US: Mattis
No indication Russia wants positive relationship with US: Mattis

The Afghan government was assessed by the US military to control or influence just 59.7 percent of Afghanistan's 407 districts as of February 20, a almost 11 percentage-point decrease from the same time in 2016, according to data released by the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.

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  • PM Modi arrives in Portugal, foreign minister Silva receives him at airport
PM Modi arrives in Portugal, foreign minister Silva receives him at airport

The official also said that the U.S. is concerned about the rising tensions between India and Pakistan. "The relationship is ripe for additional cooperation in areas such as the development of aircraft carrier technology, space surveillance, unmanned aerial vehicles, cyber and increased defense manufacturing", Warner said.

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  • Assad decamps from Syrian capital for holiday prayers
Assad decamps from Syrian capital for holiday prayers

A total of 672 detainees were released from Syrian prisons on Saturday, a day ahead of the Eid al-Fitr feast. The conflict has killed some 400,000 people and displaced half the country's population. "Thank God for being released". The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Islamic State militants pardoned by the Kurdish-led Sy...

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  • USA cites progress in resolving Qatar crisis
USA cites progress in resolving Qatar crisis

The Qatar crisis will be discussed as part of the visit to Saudi Arabia . But a statement from the Eritrean Information Ministry said Monday that the Saudi-led censure was "not confined to Qatar alone as the potential of Qatar is very limited" but was "one initiative among many in the right direction that envisages full realization of regional s...

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  • Remembrance Services Mark Year Anniversary Of Pulse Massacre
Remembrance Services Mark Year Anniversary Of Pulse Massacre

John's Episcopal Church tolled 49 times at noon to remember the lives of each one lost in the shooting . For its one-year reflection on the terrorist shooting of 49 people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando , the Washington Post neglected to mention the shooter's motive.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn thrills Glastonbury festival as polls favour him as leader
Jeremy Corbyn thrills Glastonbury festival as polls favour him as leader

Corbyn touched on global warming and made a sly dig at US President Donald Trump , saying: "We have to protect the planet". At the Pyramid Stage, supporters and activists surged to the front of the crowd holding placards, and a chorus of "Oh, Jeremy Corbyn " - sung to the tune of Seven Nation Army by former Glastonbury headliners The White...

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  • More than 60 killed in central Portugal forest fire
More than 60 killed in central Portugal forest fire

Portuguese police detectives said forestry guards and investigators were able to determine the tree struck by lightning on Saturday during the dry thunderstorm in the Pedrogao Grande area. More than 2,700 firefighters were still battling Monday to contain several major wildfires in the area northeast of Lisbon , where one blaze that began Satu...

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  • Ramadan's month of fasting coming to an end
Ramadan's month of fasting coming to an end

Most of the countries in the world have observed the moon on Saturday night, while some of the countries in the world like India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will witness the moon tomorrow and observe Eid Al-Fitr on Monday. The day usually begins with early morning prayers and then family visits and feasts. As well as Eid al-Fitr, Muslims ...

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  • Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million is sold in Riverside County
Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million is sold in Riverside County

Times . The lucky numbers are 20-26-32-38-58, and the Powerball number is 3. The largest lottery jackpot in USA was just in January of past year, when three winners split a total of $1.8 billion. The ticket was sold at a liquor store in Pawtucket. The other option of a lump-sum payout would reduce the cash prize to $279 million. Those figures are...

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  • Netanyahu warns Iran to not threaten Israel
Netanyahu warns Iran to not threaten Israel

Moscow said it would treat USA -led coalition aircraft flying west of the River Euphrates in Syria as potential targets and track them with missile systems and military aircraft. He is blaming the government for the truce's collapse. The confrontation represents a further escalation between forces supporting President Bashar Assad of Syria ...

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  • Memorial for Murdered Muslim Teen Set on Fire
Memorial for Murdered Muslim Teen Set on Fire

Darwin Martinez Torres , 22, has been arrested and charged with Hassanen's murder in an incident which police say began as a "road dispute" with one of the male teenagers of Hassanen's group. "The Fairfax County Police Department has partnered closely with the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office with the common goal of justice for Nabra as well as for ...

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  • Real do not want Ronaldo to leave: Salgado
Real do not want Ronaldo to leave: Salgado

Just eight minutes had passed when Ronaldo found himself in acres of space at the back post to head home unopposed and make it 1-0 to the visitors, Dmitry Kudryashov was the player guilty of allowing Ronaldo room. Ronaldo left United in 2009 for a then world-record fee of €100m but he has always been careful to retain a link with the club. CR...

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  • Oil tanker flips and explodes, killing over 100 in Pakistan
Oil tanker flips and explodes, killing over 100 in Pakistan

Some reports suggested the tanker had suffered a burst tyre. "The people who were alive were in really bad shape", he said. The military said it was sending army helicopters to evacuate the wounded and hospitals were put on high alert. It is believed that a spark from the many cars and motorcycles that raced to the scene ignited the fuel. Pu...

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  • North Korea releases a puzzling statement on the death of Otto Warmbier
North Korea releases a puzzling statement on the death of Otto Warmbier

In a statement on Friday, the North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman rejected Washington's claims that Warmbier had been provided with proper medical treatment, saying North Korea was also puzzled why the student died right after arriving in the United States.

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  • Trump accuses Obama of prior knowledge about Russia's meddling
Trump accuses Obama of prior knowledge about Russia's meddling

The Post reported on Friday that Obama received a CIA intelligence report on the matter in August, which was revealed only to him and three other senior aides. He provided no explanation or evidence for why this would have helped Clinton. The report reportedly detailed "specific instructions" Putin had given regarding a cyber campaign aime...

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  • Georgia didn't sour on the GOP
Georgia didn't sour on the GOP

Pelosi beat back a leadership challenge late a year ago from Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), with two-thirds of her caucus supporting her. But while Pelosi's critics are increasingly vocal, they have not yet answered critical questions about who would fill her leadership and fundraising roles if they were to mount a serious challenge for the perch atop t...

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  • Chhattisgarh: Operation Prahaar ends, dozen Naxals killed, 3 jawans dead
Chhattisgarh: Operation Prahaar ends, dozen Naxals killed, 3 jawans dead

Four separate encounters between Naxalites and security forces have been reported in the state since Saturday. "Some of our jawans were injured while trying to recover the bodies of the Maoists ", the top official revealed. "The area was a high threat zone close to the ongoing operations area". While two encounters took place in Sukma on Sat...

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  • Scalise Recovering, in 'Fair Condition' After Alexandria Shooting
Scalise Recovering, in 'Fair Condition' After Alexandria Shooting

He's now expected to recover. The message goes on to thank those who have offered their "continued prayers, support and outpouring of love". He has undergone several surgeries and remains hospitalized. The update on Scalise's condition comes just hours after the FBI gave an update on the investigation into the shooting that left six people inju...

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  • General Bajwa asks other stakeholders including Afghanistan to do more against terrorism
General Bajwa asks other stakeholders including Afghanistan to do more against terrorism

The recent wave of terrorism in Pakistan has linkages with terrorists sanctuaries in Afghanistan being operated by NDS and RAW. He appreciated efforts of security forces, intelligence and law enforcement agencies in foiling countless terrorist bids under ongoing operation "Raddul Fasaad".

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  • Pentagon: Afghan soldier kills 3 US soldiers
Pentagon: Afghan soldier kills 3 US soldiers

Two US soldiers have died after an Afghan army soldier opened fire on them in eastern Afghanistan , an official said. American troops have partnered with Afghan soldiers in raids against IS Khorasan, claiming the local offshoot of the militant group based in Iraq and Syria is steadily losing ground in Afghanistan .

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  • Iran warns ISIS of more missile strikes, says op coordinated with Damascus
Iran warns ISIS of more missile strikes, says op coordinated with Damascus

Iran has been a key backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during the country's civil war and the IRGC has played a crucial role on the ground. "The coalition's mission is to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria ", the official statement said.

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  • Trump's tape ruse risks fresh legal jeopardy in Russian Federation probe
Trump's tape ruse risks fresh legal jeopardy in Russian Federation probe

United States president Donald Trump has questioned the independence of special counsel Robert Mueller , accusing the man appointed to lead the Russian Federation investigation of being "good friends" with fired FBI director James Comey.

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  • North Texas Family Remembers Navy Sailor Who Died in Collision at Sea
North Texas Family Remembers Navy Sailor Who Died in Collision at Sea

Scott Swift, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, said in the Navy's statement . "There was a big puncture, a big gash underneath the waterline", Aucoin said , adding that the flooding was "tremendous". According to a track of the container ship's route by MarineTraffic, it made a sudden turn at about 1:30am, as if it was trying to avoid somet...

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  • North Korea denies torturing detained USA student Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing detained USA student Otto Warmbier

American student Otto Warmbier was imprisoned in North Korea for over a year. In its first official comment following his death, Pyongyang says Warmbier was " a victim of the policy of strategic patience " of then-US President Obama, whose administration never requested his release, an unnamed North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman said in a ...

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