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CWC meet today: Rahul likely to become Cong prez before Guj polls

Party chief Sonia Gandhi has convened a meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Monday to approve the schedule for election of the Congress presi...


Mick Mulvaney defends Pres. Trump's silence on Roy Moore

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Friday that there are no similarities between the Trump and Franken accusations. Citing tweets from Trump tha...


Japan bolstering defenses against North Korea threat, Abe says

North Korea is on "an aggressive schedule to build and deploy its first operational ballistic missile submarine", according to an analysis of new satellite im...


IT raids at Jayalalithaa's residence

A few AIADMK foot soldiers on social media however have been running a parallel campaign pointing out that the raids were on Sasikala's family and not on Jaya...


Turkey withdraws troops from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation drill in Norway

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday rejected the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation apology after his name appeared on an " enemy poster" at t...


Moody's ups India rating

The S&P BSE Sensex closed the day's trade 235.98 points up and NSE Nifty50 68.85 points up. Reports suggest that the global rating company said the reform...


Gujarat assembly elections 2017

The party not only gave tickets to most of its sitting MLAs but also to its nominees who lost in the 2012 elections . Mr Paswan said that nobody was virtua...


Pentagon releases sexual assault data at military installations

Naval Station Norfolk recorded 270 reports of sexual assault in 2016, constituting more than 20 percent of those recorded by the Navy . Victims of sexual ass...


Hamilton Heights fire engulfs roof of apartment building

The fire broke out about 3:00pm on Friday (local time) in a six-storey building in Harlem, according to the New York Post. At least 200 FDNY firefighters are ...


Four dead after helicopter and light aircraft crash

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed they were at the scene where the aircraft, which is believed to include a light aircraft, crashed, reportedly ...


Ohio Supreme Court Justice Says He Was 'Sexually Intimate' with 50 Women

She also plans to give O'Neill's past campaign donations to organizations helping women. Ohio Democratic Chairman David Pepper also commented on the quickly e...


Menendez blasts prosecutors for bribery case

Jurors said they "reviewed all the evidence slowly, thoroughly and in great detail". The trial is in its 11th week. In exchange, Menendez helped Melgen with...


Pope receives special edition Lamborghini to auction for charity

The Vatican will auction off the vehicle to raise money for several charities. Rebuilding on Iraq's Nineveh Plain. The money raised through the event will g...


Singapore Train Collision Updates: 25 People Injured in MRT Train Collision

The Land Transport Authority (LTA), in a statement yesterday, said that after suspending service on the Tuas West Extension (TWE), French firm Thales found th...


Senior Chinese diplomat to visit North Korea this week

Friday's trip by President Xi Jinping's envoy, Song Tao, is seen as a diplomatic push by China to resolve the recent nuclear standoff, AFP reports. Both China...


Twitter targets white nationalists and far-right activists in de-verification purge

Twitter's move to clarify the meaning of its verification badge and revoke the status for people who are famous for their racism or sexism or hate speech are g...


Outrage Bubbles Up After Texas Sheriff Threatens Owners of 'F**k Trump' Truck

In the comments of his post, Sheriff Nehls cited Texas disorderly conduct laws as: "(a) A person commits an offense if he intentionally or knowingly: "(1) uses ...


Saudis holding PM Hariri hostage, says Lebanon President

Before departing to Saudi Arabia Rai said the return of Hariri from Saudi Arabia was essential for Lebanon's stability. Speaking on Wednesday, Aoun also sai...


Iran, Iraq Refuse Israeli Offer of Aid Following Deadly Earthquake

Yet, the source continued that Israel shows concern over the absence of a timeline in the agreement, and the fact that secret agreements among parties can only ...


Rocket launch from VAFB scrubbed; pushed to Wednesday morning

PST (4:47:02 a.m. EST; 0947:02 GMT) Tuesday with the first spacecraft in NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System. The satellite, a collaboration between NASA an...