• US Airstrike Kills Afghan Police Members; More Than A Dozen Killed
US Airstrike Kills Afghan Police Members; More Than A Dozen Killed

Heavy fighting is going on in Helmand's Grishk and Garmsir districts after the Taliban lost control of the Nawa district to government forces over a year after first overrunning it. Local media outlet Pajhwok News reports that two commanders were among the policemen killed. The U.S. military confirmed an airstrike it conducted Friday resulted...

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  • Kushner failed to disclose dozens of financial holdings, new document shows
Kushner failed to disclose dozens of financial holdings, new document shows

On Friday, Ivanka - Kushner's wife - updated also her financial disclosure report. She reported assets of at least $66 million and earned at least $13.5 million in income a year ago from her various business ventures, including more than $2.4 million from the new Trump hotel near the White House .

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  • Congress legislator in Kerala arrested for sexual harassment
Congress legislator in Kerala arrested for sexual harassment

But after the victim revealed that Vincent had made sexual advances on her, the police slapped charges against him under section 376 (punishment for rape) and section 354 (d) (punishment for stalking). Meanwhile, the city magistrate also recorded her statement at a hospital in Neyyatinkara, where the victim is undergoing treatment, police added. ...

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  • Poland's High-Court Move Unnerves EU, but Not Many Voters
Poland's High-Court Move Unnerves EU, but Not Many Voters

Earlier this month, Czech Justice Minister Robert Pelikan wrote to his Polish counterpart expressing "concern" about the changes, which includes terminating tenures of Supreme Court judges. The government has said the changes will ensure state institutions serve all Poles, not just the " elites ", and were needed to make judges accountable.

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  • MLB Predictions: Will the Yankees stay hot vs
MLB Predictions: Will the Yankees stay hot vs

The ball Judge hit nearly flew all the way out of Safeco Field, and the Yankees were pretty proud that even the Major League Baseball couldn't figure out how far it went. MLB Statcast could not get an accurate read on the distance, leaving the Mariners staff to estimate a 440-foot shot. Mine is Danny Valencia, who went 0 for 4 with three strikeouts...

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  • 2 dead, 500 hurt as 6.7 quake rocks Aegean Sea
2 dead, 500 hurt as 6.7 quake rocks Aegean Sea

Lauren Duffy, 20, from Merseyside, said glass and broken pieces of marble statues were among the debris strewn near her hotel, a short drive from Kos's Old Town. The 6.5-magnitude quake struck about 1:30 a.m. Friday. The ITAA has advised anyone in the regions affected to follow the advice of local authorities and their travel provider.

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  • Turkish president accuses Germany of scaring off investors
Turkish president accuses Germany of scaring off investors

Germany , Turkey's chief export partner, called the allegations absurd. The adverts, which featured German soccer player Lukas Podolski and various executives, have been criticized by viewers, n-tv said. Gabriel recalled that Turkey, having long seen itself as "a member of the European family", had levelled Nazi jibes at Germany, and accused Erdo...

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  • Solar eclipse offers millions a chance at citizen science
Solar eclipse offers millions a chance at citizen science

But, only with special-purpose solar filters, such as eclipse glasses or a handheld solar viewer, you can safely look directly at the Sun. "When the moon comes between the sun and the earth, you have an eclipse ", Dcruz said. One of the most popular projects is called Eclipse MegaMovie, a partnership between Google and University of California, ...

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  • Tillerson 'satisfied' with Qatar's progress in resolving crisis
Tillerson 'satisfied' with Qatar's progress in resolving crisis

QNA, citing a decree issued by the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani amending a 2004 anti-terrorism law, said the amendments set rules for defining terrorism, acts of terrorism, freezing funding and terrorism financing. and Qatar entered into to address numerous terrorism, terror financing, counter-terrorism concerns that people have", he sa...

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  • J&K: One jawan martyred in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Sunderbani sector
J&K: One jawan martyred in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Sunderbani sector

Pakistan military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor told the media on Sunday that Indian forces had committed 580 ceasefire violations this year, which he described as the "highest in any year". Nine people, including 6 soldiers, have been killed and 18 injured in over a dozen ceasefire violations by the Pakistani Army along the LoC this month...

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  • OJ Simpson's parole hearing draws 'hundreds of letters' regarding case
OJ Simpson's parole hearing draws 'hundreds of letters' regarding case

A board spokesman said that Nevada law does not require an expression of remorse as a criterion for winning parole, though he said it could be noted as a mitigating factor. Simpson , appearing as inmate No. 1027820, was accompanied by lawyer Malcolm LaVergne , prison caseworker Marc La Fleur, close friend Tom Scotto , sister Shirley Baker a...

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  • European Union to open infringement procedure against Poland over rule of law
European Union to open infringement procedure against Poland over rule of law

The change was a condition set by president Andrej Duda to sign the law. They also want Duda to veto two earlier pieces of legislation regarding a key judicial body and ordinary courts. "We stand by Poland , and we call on the European Commission not to overstep its authority", Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in a statement .

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  • State House Committee Rejects Texas Expansion Of Marijuana
State House Committee Rejects Texas Expansion Of Marijuana

The intent of Mr. Patrick was clear from the onset of the special session that he meant to have all 20 of Gov. Abbott's bills heard during the session. But numerous items being revived lacked the votes to be approved previously, and still do. It's unclear how soon that bill will head to the full chamber.

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  • Prison won't confirm OJ Simpson was masturbating; parole hearing today
Prison won't confirm OJ Simpson was masturbating; parole hearing today

The botched burglary that landed O.J. Simpson in prison would have been a three-year sentence at the most, not a 33-year crime, and if he were anyone else, he would have been paroled a long time ago, Alan Dershowitz , a member of Simpson's "dream team" of attorneys, said Thursday.

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  • US, China ramp up steel talks
US, China ramp up steel talks

Obstacles to cooperation loom. However, when asked if he would slap tariffs on steel imports, Trump said "it could happen". For America, it is a risky task to address the problem caused by overproduction of steel. It's by far the widest gap that US has with any country. The one-day meeting was attended by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and...

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  • US Fines Exxon For Violating Russia Sanctions Under Tillerson
US Fines Exxon For Violating Russia Sanctions Under Tillerson

The sanctions prohibit USA citizens or those located in the United States from dealing with those on the blacklist, such as Sechin. In its full web notice about the fine it is imposing to Exxon, the Treasury said that OFAC considered as aggravating factors, among others, that "ExxonMobil demonstrated reckless disregard for USA sanctions requi...

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  • USA says ban on laptops in airplane cabins has been lifted
USA says ban on laptops in airplane cabins has been lifted

As of Monday, the TSA says just one airport remains on the list: King Khalid International Airport (RUH) in Saudi Arabia's capital city Riyadh. In March, the United States banned cabin laptops and other large electronic devices to and from eight mostly Muslim nations, fearing bombs may be concealed in them.

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  • Turkey slams German comments on detention of activists
Turkey slams German comments on detention of activists

Gabriel said Germany would review state guarantees for foreign investment in Turkey and urge businesses against putting their money there, and also review its support for billions in European Union financial flows earmarked for the long-time aspirant to membership of the bloc.

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  • Coulterville evacuated from Mariposa wildfire
Coulterville evacuated from Mariposa wildfire

The fire consumed 25,000 acres and is 5 percent contained as of 8:20 p.m., Cal Fire said. "There's ample fuel and steep terrain", said California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokeswoman DeeDee Garcia. The fire has scorched 24 square miles since it broke out Sunday afternoon. Highway 49 North is closed from Pendola Gardens to Highwa...

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  • Donald Trump's election integrity commission has damaged Colorado, Michael Bennet says
Donald Trump's election integrity commission has damaged Colorado, Michael Bennet says

Vice President Mike Pence will chair the discussion, which is first public meeting since the commission was created in May. Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams, along with dozens of other secretaries of state across the country, has said he will provide the commission with information only considered public under Colorado law - a categor...

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  • England defeat South Africa to enter final, highlights
England defeat South Africa to enter final, highlights

Marizanne Kapp threw a spanner in the works at the end of the 48th over, removing Wilson and the drama escalated when Shabnim Ismail took out Laura Marsh with England needing two runs from the last three deliveries. The runs dried up for the home team and the match reached a dramatic conclusion when England lost their eighth wicket in the ...

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  • Inflation falls unexpectedly to 2
Inflation falls unexpectedly to 2

The fall in the pound lifted the FTSE 100 share index. CPIH, which the ONS are now using as their headline measure and which includes owner occupiers' housing costs, shows a 12-month inflation rate of 2.6% in June, down from 2.7% in May.

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  • Nowgam ceasefire violation: One jawan succumbs to his injuries
Nowgam ceasefire violation: One jawan succumbs to his injuries

Defence ministry spokesman, Colonel Rajesh Kalia said Rifleman Vimal Sinjali of Gurkha Rifles was killed in sniper fire from across the LoC in Naugam sector. Three civilians were injured in Pakistani shelling along the LoC in Naushera sector, the DC said, adding that they have been hospitalised. Indian officials denied any knowledge of the incide...

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  • Notorious 86-year-old jewel thief Doris Payne arrested again - at Walmart
Notorious 86-year-old jewel thief Doris Payne arrested again - at Walmart

She also used a Walmart shopping bag to hide the goods. A store employee told a Chamblee police officer at the store that Payne had grabbed items from the pharmacy, electronics and grocery departments, and concealed them in her purse inside a shopping cart, the AJC reported.

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  • Video shows dog rescuing baby deer floating in waters off Long Island
Video shows dog rescuing baby deer floating in waters off Long Island

In the video, we see Storm fighting against the current as he pulls in a motionless spotted fawn to shore. Storm is a golden retriever, a dog breed that belongs to the group known as "sporting dogs". Unfortunately, this had the opposite effect: The frightened fawn was likely spooked by the pup, as well as the people gathering to help, and it ra...

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