• Black Sunday: Sunday mass turns to blood bath in Anambra
Black Sunday: Sunday mass turns to blood bath in Anambra

The attackers and their motive have not been established but security operatives are said to have swung into action as investigations have begun. Garba assured Nigerians that the police were still investigating the matter and that all was under control.

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  • Former CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu wins Nagaland by
Former CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu wins Nagaland by

Counting of votes for the by-election conducted on July 29 was held at Kohima Deputy Commissioners office today. "I am thankful to the voters who continued to support me", Liezietsu, who is now elected to Nagaland assembly, told IANS.

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  • BBCI: Israel to close Al-Jazeera offices, take network off-air
BBCI: Israel to close Al-Jazeera offices, take network off-air

Mr Kara accused the station of "supporting terrorism" and said cable broadcasters had agreed to his proposal to take its broadcasts off air. Communications Minister Ayoub Kara today repeated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's allegations that the station supports terrorism, and said the government wanted satellite and cable companies to stop car...

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  • KCR to take up GST concerns for pet projects with PM
KCR to take up GST concerns for pet projects with PM

They also criticised CM KCR's decision of approaching Supreme Court over GST on work contracts. "Still, the council went ahead to decide to levy tax on ongoing projects", a CMO release said. With an expectation that the centre will wave the GST on these development projects keeping in view the public good the state has sought exemption of these pro...

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  • GOP senator: Republican party has 'lost its way'
GOP senator: Republican party has 'lost its way'

The trouble is that by wrapping all of the relatively easy provisions together and passing them, congressional leaders would be giving up the leverage they need to address more controversial elements of the tax code. The Democratic Party has spoken: We. Even before McCain's moving appeal on the Senate floor, several of his colleagues had be...

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  • Welcome Boost From China to Global Pressure on North Korea
Welcome Boost From China to Global Pressure on North Korea

Tillerson was later expected to see Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and China's Wang Yi - both key players in the North Korean nuclear standoff. If the United Nations vote marks a victory in the U.s. efforts to réfreiner the nuclear ambitions of Pyongyang, Washington will have to heart to ensure in particular that China is ready to fully ...

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  • China on Possible US Sanctions: Beijing Didn't Trigger North Korea Problem
China on Possible US Sanctions: Beijing Didn't Trigger North Korea Problem

The article came days after Trump wrote a series of tweets saying he was "very disappointed" in China for not doing enough to stop North Korea's missile program. In its editorial, Xinhua said it was "definitely irrational" to blame China for North Korea's missile launch. Abe told reporters after his conversation with Trump that repeated efforts...

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  • China realises North Korea is becoming greater threat
China realises North Korea is becoming greater threat

Thornton says the USA wants to ensure that with the new sanctions, there's "not this kind of episodic back and forth that we've seen". Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says he urged his North Korean counterpart to abide by United Nations resolutions and stop provoking "the global community's goodwill" with missile launches and nuclear tests.

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  • Tillerson takes North Korea pressure campaign to Asia
Tillerson takes North Korea pressure campaign to Asia

North Korea's push to build a nuclear-armed missile capable of threatening USA cities has brought the region to the brink of crisis, and Washington is scrambling to find a solution. According to Wang, there are two major components in the resolution: one is to make a necessary response to the DPRK's constant missile launch activities which have ...

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  • China urges N. Korea not to conduct missile, nuclear tests
China urges N. Korea not to conduct missile, nuclear tests

Vietnam urged other Southeast Asian nations to take a stronger stand against Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea, as a tense regional security forum began Saturday with North Korea also under fire over its nuclear programme. Noting that sanctions are necessary but not the ultimate goal, the Minister said the measure aimed to bring parties...

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  • Body found after boat sinks in the English Channel
Body found after boat sinks in the English Channel

The UK Coastguard says a major search operation with lifeboats and helicopters is now underway. The 45-year-old from London was discovered "clinging to a buoy" west of Shoreham, police said. An investigation involving the Marine Accident Investigation Branch has been launched. Sussex Police said the body of the man was recovered from the sea by...

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  • Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's health is showing signs of improvement
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's health is showing signs of improvement

Dilip Kumar was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here on Wednesday evening after he suffered dehydration and a urinary tract infection. There have been reports that the 94-year-old actor is suffering from a renal ailment. The legendary actor has been admitted to the hospital several times in the last few years. "Obviously, I cannot sing for any ...

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  • Man catches, shoots a hammerhead shark
Man catches, shoots a hammerhead shark

FWC says it is illegal to shoot a shark in Florida waters but it's not against the law in federal waters. 10News received the video from a man who got it from the person who shot it. This time, instead of dragging a shark behind a speeding boat , this latest clip shows two young men using a gun to kill a hammerhead. "Shooting a shark in the g...

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  • Trump's proposed trans military ban could soon be made policy
Trump's proposed trans military ban could soon be made policy

While Trump claimed in his tweets to have consulted with military leadership, even the Secretary of Defense found out about Trump's decision in his three tweet missive. While trans service members would be allowed to continue to serve, this policy would not offer protection from harassment or other efforts pushing them to quit.

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  • Stephen Miller could take on a WH communications role
Stephen Miller could take on a WH communications role

Axios reports that Miller is not the top contender for the position. Miller previously worked on press and communications for Attorney General Jeff Sessions when he was in the Senate and for former GOP congresswoman Michele Bachmann of Minnesota.

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  • Unknown 17 emphasise Venkaiah Naidu's win at Vice-Presidential poll
Unknown 17 emphasise Venkaiah Naidu's win at Vice-Presidential poll

Two BJP members, Vijay Goel and Sanwarlal Jat, could not cast their votes due to illness while party MP Chedi Paswan had been barred by the Supreme Court from voting. Naidu's victory has enabled the party (BJP) to boost its political standing in his southern home region - Andhra Pradesh - where it lacks a broad support base.

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  • Netanyahu downplays ex-aide's decision to testify in graft cases
Netanyahu downplays ex-aide's decision to testify in graft cases

Israelis' intense focus on politics deepened this weekend after Ari Harow, a former chief of staff to Prime Minisiter Binyamin Netanyahu, turned state's witness against his former boss. Harow was Netanyahu's chief of staff in 2008 when he was opposition leader. One investigation, known as Case 1,000, involves Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan , w...

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  • Inside the
Inside the "threesome affair" between Amir Khan, Anthony Joshua and Faryal Khan

Dressed in an off-the-shoulder top and ripped jeans she added the message "hold your head high". But, Khan responded by telling his wife and family to try harder to get along. I'm not hurt but another fighter. I won't let YOUR dirty laundry out in public. The 26-year-old model responded to the allegations of infidelity with her own angry tweets...

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  • United Kingdom ready to pay up to 40 billion-euro Brexit bill
United Kingdom ready to pay up to 40 billion-euro Brexit bill

It is the first time the British side has put a figure on its so-called Brexit bill - although the sum falls well short of the €100 billion sum discussed in Brussels. But he said the "methodology" for determining how much Britain must pay should be worked out during the first phase of the Brexit negotiations - which is due to end in October, before...

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  • Leaks from White House become acts of patriotism
Leaks from White House become acts of patriotism

The us president flew to 20 h GMT from Andrews air force base for Morristown, where it will join the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, located 70 km to the west of NY. Give them to the United States. PODS sit outside the West Wing of the White House as renovations start during the president's 17-day summer vacation.

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  • Solar Eclipse Will Affect Air Temperature
Solar Eclipse Will Affect Air Temperature

It is strongly recommended to use special solar filters such as eclipse glasses to view the partially eclipsed sun or uneclipsed sun. " Note , there are no pain receptors in the retina so your retina can be damaged even before you realize it, and by then it is too late to save your vision", NASA said.

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  • United Nations bans key North Korea exports over missile tests
United Nations bans key North Korea exports over missile tests

The U.N. Security Council will soon vote on a resolution imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea for its recent intercontinental ballistic missile tests, diplomats said Saturday. The proposed sanctions resolution would also block countries from using new North Korean workers overseas in what the official described as "deplorable " conditions.

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  • N. Korean missiles add urgency to Hiroshima A-bomb appeals
N. Korean missiles add urgency to Hiroshima A-bomb appeals

Japanese officials routinely argue that they abhor nuclear weapons, but the nation's defence is firmly set under the United States nuclear umbrella. He urged the Japanese government to "do all in its power" to facilitate a nuclear weapon-free world .

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  • Jaitley meets kin of slain RSS worker in Kerala
Jaitley meets kin of slain RSS worker in Kerala

The visit by BJP's top minister comes the same day as the all-party meet called by the Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan and a day after CPI (M) and BJP-RSS leaders met in Kannur to discuss the political killings. The slaying of RSS functionary Rajesh here on July 29 was not the handiwork of the CPI (M) as was being alleged, he told reporters here. The ...

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  • Brawner: Hope for a bipartisan healthcare patch
Brawner: Hope for a bipartisan healthcare patch

But this past week, there were at least signs of hope that maybe we can patch it up. Senate Democrats are calling for bipartisan talks on a sweeping rewrite of the US tax code amid pressure from the White House for Republicans to implement aggressive tax cuts before the end of the year, writes the Washington Post .

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  • CiCi vs CoCo: Bellis downs Kvitova, Vandeweghe awaits
CiCi vs CoCo: Bellis downs Kvitova, Vandeweghe awaits

The 18-year-old out of Atherton was knocked out of the WTA tournament in her own back yard during Saturday's semifinals at Taube Family Tennis Stadium in straight sets 6-3, 6-1 by CoCo Vandeweghe , who will also play for the doubles title.

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  • What the Statue of Liberty says
What the Statue of Liberty says

Senior White House aide Stephen Miller told reporters the poem written by Emma Lazarus about the "huddled masses" is not part of the original Statue of Liberty . "Liberty Enlightening the World" would show the world that, in the wake of the repressive Second Empire, France and liberty were, again, one . As the French worked on the statue,...

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  • U.S. governors urge Trump to continue making health insurance payments
U.S. governors urge Trump to continue making health insurance payments

In addition to the insurers' September 27 deadline, the next CSR payment is due on Aug. 21, so "if the administration intends not to make the August payment, it must announce its decision soon", wrote Timothy Jost, JD, professor of law emeritus at Washington & Lee University, in Lexington, Va., in a blog post for Health Affairs .

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  • Poll shows voters disapprove of Sen. Flake's job performance
Poll shows voters disapprove of Sen. Flake's job performance

William Hoagland, senior vice president of the Bipartisan Policy Center and a former Senate staffer, told Bloomberg BNA, noting filibuster-proof reconciliation bills expire only when a new budget agreement is passed. The Health Care Freedom Act was defeated early Friday morning when three Republicans joined the Senate's 46 Democrats and two inde...

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  • U.S. tables draft resolution in United Nations to tighten sanctions against N. Korea
U.S. tables draft resolution in United Nations to tighten sanctions against N. Korea

And it would prohibit all new joint ventures with North Korean companies, and ban new foreign investment in existing joint ventures. Trump has raged at China for not doing more in the face of increased North Korean missile testing. The resolution does not, as the USA originally had sought, cut the amount of oil being delivered to North Korea, b...

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  • Setback to Sasikala as 3 MLAs decline party posts
Setback to Sasikala as 3 MLAs decline party posts

After nearly 60 days of silence, controversial AIADMK deputy general secretary T T V Dinakaran today said efforts to bring together the divided factions of the party together are on. The party headquarters secretary and the state chief minister Edappadi K Palanisami guides the party as well as the state. I said I will be more than happy if the part...

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  • Obamacare Premiums to Rise Double Digits in California for 2018
Obamacare Premiums to Rise Double Digits in California for 2018

And on Monday, Ohio said it had managed to find insurers for 19 of the 20 counties that had no insurance plans on the exchanges. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi have said that the Democrats would be open to a compromise with the administration and Republicans on a small package of measure...

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  • ASEAN countries willing to have talks with China to avoid clashes
ASEAN countries willing to have talks with China to avoid clashes

They also made a decision to maintain "respect for each other's independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity in accordance with global law, and the principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of other states". In an area where they have to protect the environment, both the Chinese and the Philippine coastguards are jointly overseei...

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  • GOP Tax Package May Be Delayed
GOP Tax Package May Be Delayed

Senators from Maine , North Dakota, Alaska, Tennessee , Wisconsin - and even Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have recognized that it's important to stabilize the marketplaces and that means making sure cost sharing reduction payments are made.

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  • Special counsel Mueller impanels grand jury in Russian Federation investigation
Special counsel Mueller impanels grand jury in Russian Federation investigation

The president, who remains agitated over the investigation into allegations of co-ordination between his campaign associates and Russian government officials, said Democrats have a decision to make. The White House favors anything that accelerates the conclusion of his work fairly. The arrivals of veteran Washington lawyer Ty Cobb as Trump's to...

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