• Venkaiah elected 15th Vice President of country; PM wishes fruitful, motivating tenure
Venkaiah elected 15th Vice President of country; PM wishes fruitful, motivating tenure

Of the 771 votes polled, 11 were found to be invalid. Election to choose the next Vice President on Saturday saw nearly 100 per cent voting with 771 members casting their votes out of the 785 members of the electoral college. Though, BJP has become the largest party in both the houses, NDA is still in minority in Rajya Sabha. Naidu further said...

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  • Northwestern professor, Oxford staffer arrested in California for Chicago murder
Northwestern professor, Oxford staffer arrested in California for Chicago murder

McCloud said the surrender of the two suspects was "negotiated", although he declined to say how that happened. Police have not said what they believe motivated the crime. Ed Grittzner says a person handed a library worker $1,000 in cash. Police have not released that video. Law enforcement agencies across the United States have been notified t...

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  • United Nations expected to vote Saturday on fresh NK sanctions
United Nations expected to vote Saturday on fresh NK sanctions

China , North Korea's most important ally, is expected to go along with the resolution , the diplomat said. "We have been working very hard for some time and we certainly hope that this is going to be a consensus resolution ", China's U.N.

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  • Trump and the Mexico, Australia Phone Call Dump
Trump and the Mexico, Australia Phone Call Dump

Two must-do items will dominate the agenda: increasing the government's debt limit to prevent a catastrophic default on USA obligations like interest payments and Social Security checks; and passing a temporary spending bill to keep government agencies up and running.

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  • Most military households say transgender people should get to serve
Most military households say transgender people should get to serve

New U.S. public-opinion surveys show that President Donald Trump's approval ratings, already the lowest ever for an American president early in his White House tenure, are continuing to fall. A majority of all respondents, 59 percent, disapproved of the way Democrats in Congress are handling the issue. "They put on uniforms and face the same ri...

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  • Body of woman buried on beach, with arm above sand
Body of woman buried on beach, with arm above sand

Maryland's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine a cause and manner of death. After that video they said they can not determine how O'Connor got into the hole she was found buried in. "People just don't realize that in the case of a cave-in it happens suddenly, and anyone around you will have a terribly hard time digging you out", h...

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  • Minneapolis Fire Department Responds to Building Collapse
Minneapolis Fire Department Responds to Building Collapse

By late Wednesday afternoon, one of the victims - Bryan Duffey - was still in critical condition. Initially, the Minneapolis Fire Department reported that one person had been killed but later retracted that report . "All of sudden we heard some guy say 'gas, gas, '" student Erik Ostrem said. One witness said two men yelled "gas" shortly befo...

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  • Post Says Trump Dictated Son's Statement About Russian Meeting
Post Says Trump Dictated Son's Statement About Russian Meeting

They were correct. Shortly after the meeting was reported , a follow up report was published revealing that Trump Jr. was told in emails from the lawyer that the supposed damaging info she was offering from Clinton came directly from the Russian government .

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  • Iran accuses Washington of violating the nuclear deal, Rohani takes office
Iran accuses Washington of violating the nuclear deal, Rohani takes office

Concluded in July 2015 between Tehran and the major powers (Usa, France, Uk, Russia, China, and Germany), the nuclear deal provides for Iran to limit its nuclear program to civilian purposes in exchange for the gradual lifting of global sanctions.

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  • Woman who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself faces 20 years in prison
Woman who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself faces 20 years in prison

After Roy was found dead on July 13, 2014, Carter texted his mother and sister to offer support, without mentioning the weeks of text messages in which she had advised Roy on how to kill himself and urged him to follow through. Michelle Carter was convicted by a judge who said her final instruction to Conrad Roy III caused his death. In convic...

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  • N. Korea contradictions emerge as Tillerson heads to Asia
N. Korea contradictions emerge as Tillerson heads to Asia

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has accused Iran of attempting to destabilizing neighboring Afghanistan . "We are trying to convey to the North Koreans we are not your enemy, we are not your threat , but you are presenting an unacceptable threat to us, and we have to respond".

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  • United States tests ICBM amid latest North Korea provocation
United States tests ICBM amid latest North Korea provocation

We are not your threat, but you are presenting an unacceptable threat to us, and we have to respond. Graham said in the interview that Trump told him that there will be a war with North Korea over its missile program if it continues to threaten the US.

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  • Japan hopes new North Korea sanctions proposal ready in days
Japan hopes new North Korea sanctions proposal ready in days

China has washed its hands of responsibility for curbing North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, saying it was up to Pyongyang and Washington to sort out their differences. On Monday, two US officials told Reuters that North Korea's latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile has shown it may be able to reach most of the Uni...

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  • North Korea missile tests continue to rile lawmakers in Washington
North Korea missile tests continue to rile lawmakers in Washington

China, with which North Korea does the large majority of its trade, has repeatedly said it strictly follows United Nations resolutions on North Korea and has denounced unilateral USA sanctions as unhelpful. China is North Korea's closest ally, but Beijing is angry with its continued nuclear and missile tests. Chinese trade with North Korea actually...

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  • Trump, GOP senators expected to announce new immigration plan
Trump, GOP senators expected to announce new immigration plan

Trump promoted the RAISE Act's limitations on legal immigration as a way to protect American workers, but CNN reported that both Democrats and Republicans in Congress are likely to push back on the bill. "And if America isn't that place, someplace else will be", said Charles Kuck, an immigration attorney in Georgia and former president of the ...

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  • Russian Federation seizes U.S. property in Moscow in retaliation to fresh sanctions
Russian Federation seizes U.S. property in Moscow in retaliation to fresh sanctions

The move comes after Russia has repeatedly expressed anger at Washington barring its diplomats access to two compounds in the United States in December past year, under Barack Obama, in response to suspected Russian meddling in the U.S.

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  • How 12 inmates used a condiment to escape an Alabama jail
How 12 inmates used a condiment to escape an Alabama jail

They "scheme all the time to con us and our employees at the jail". He hopes the last prisoner, 24 year old Brady Kirkpatrick, will be back in custody by the end of the day today. "The young man, he was a weak link and they knew it", Underwood said. "So we got some evil people down here, and they scheme all the time to con us and our employees at...

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  • Trump to sign anti-Russia sanctions 'very soon,' USA vice president says
Trump to sign anti-Russia sanctions 'very soon,' USA vice president says

President Donald "Trump will sign the Russian Federation sanctions bill soon", Pence told a news conference with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili in the capital Tbilisi. After the U.S. Senate last week approved new sanctions on Russia, Moscow announced counter-measures, included cutting the total number of personnel employed in U....

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  • More than 30 neighborhoods in Montgomery prepare for National Night Out
More than 30 neighborhoods in Montgomery prepare for National Night Out

Residents will have a chance to meet neighbors as well as police officers, firefighters and paramedics. Police officers also make appearances at the block parties to strengthen relationships with the people they serve and protect. Many police departments around the country participate. The evening will end with fireworks sponsored by Krazy Kaplan...

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  • Electronic Voting Chief Murdered Days Before Kenya's Presidential Election
Electronic Voting Chief Murdered Days Before Kenya's Presidential Election

Msando was in charge of managing information technology systems at the electoral commission. "The only issue is who killed him and why ..." A few dozen Kenyans - mostly civil servants - on Tuesday took to the streets of the Kenyan capital Nairobi to protest the torture and murder of elections board IT director Chris Msando .

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  • Tax reform proceeding without border tax
Tax reform proceeding without border tax

Along those lines, Senate GOP health committee chairman Lamar Alexander of Tennessee discussed health care Tuesday at a private meeting with the panel's top Democrat, Patty Murray of Washington. "I'm hopeful the administration, president will keep making them", said No. 3 Senate Republican leader John Thune of South Dakota. The House Ways and M...

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  • Key trial of last year's coup attempt begins in Ankara
Key trial of last year's coup attempt begins in Ankara

The case centers around the Akinci air base, northwest of the capital, which the government says the coup plotters used as their headquarters. Gulen is being tried in absentia, and denies any role in the coup attempt. The trial involves 461 people now imprisoned, 18 released under judicial supervision and seven fugitives. A total of 1,300 secur...

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  • After China, Russia bans VPN use to access forbidden websites
After China, Russia bans VPN use to access forbidden websites

In response, the U.S. State Department deemed it "a regrettable and uncalled for act". Shooting own foot is the main sport in Russian Federation during the reign of Putin. diplomatic mission to Russia, saying the USA diplomatic staff "will now equal the number of the Russian diplomatic personnel in the United States, 455 people on each side".

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  • 20 killed in Shiite mosque attack in Afghanistan
20 killed in Shiite mosque attack in Afghanistan

Officials said one attacker was a suicide bomber, and a second had been armed with a rifle. "They are both dead", he added. The incident took place around 8:30 pm local time near Jawadia mosque in the city but the type of the explosion has not been ascertained so far.

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  • J&K: Top LeT commander Abu Dujana neutralised in Pulwama encounter
J&K: Top LeT commander Abu Dujana neutralised in Pulwama encounter

The security forces also killed Arif Lilhaari another top Lashkar terrorist. "Another Paksitani, Abu Ismail, who carried out the attack on the Amaranth Yatris this year, has been elevated at the cost of Dujana , which further alienated him from the outfit, subsequent to his already-brewing disgruntlement", a police official said on condition of ...

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