At least 1 hurt in car bomb attack in Istanbul

Turkey's state-run Anadolu News Agency reported that police detained six people they suspect were involved in the attack that wounded 10 people. Istanbul's governor said a motorcycle bomb was behind the blast. Turkish police, forensics and emer... More..

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by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Steady Pence gets wide praise, but Kaine lands jabs on Trump

About 35.6 million Americans watched the USA vice presidential debate between Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Tim Kaine on television, according to preliminary data on Wednesday, about half the number who ...More..

Bill Clinton dismisses 'rapist' critique from a rally demonstrator
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Bill Clinton dismisses 'rapist' critique from a rally demonstrator

Bill Clinton had sought to explain the shortcomings of the complex United States system of health care coverage under both public and private insurance. "He just said it was a insane system where people end u...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Creepy clown craze makes its way to southern Arizona

Sheboygan police have arrested a man who had a clown mask and a weapon. Just this week there has been a rash of new reports of clowns across the country, including in Detroit , where police investigated re...More..

Congress defends Rahul, says he is against politicizing surgical strikes
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Congress defends Rahul, says he is against politicizing surgical strikes

Alleging that BJP was trying to take "political mileage" out of the surgical strikes across the LoC, BSP chief Mayawati on Friday said only the Army should be felicitated for its action and not the Defence Mini...More..

Pope Francis Has Some Election Advice For American Catholics
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Pope Francis Has Some Election Advice For American Catholics

Earlier in his papacy, Francis famously said "who am I to judge?" about homosexuality but in April this year refused to recognize same sex couples in new Church guidelines on family life. Francis recounted that...More..

Kerry Says Strikes By Russia, Syria 'Beg For' A War Crimes Investigation
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Kerry Says Strikes By Russia, Syria 'Beg For' A War Crimes Investigation

Syrian opposition activists are reporting intense clashes in the northwestern province of Idlib between two of Syria's most powerful insurgent groups. Security Council resolution that would ground Russian warpl...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Portugal's Guterres, likely UN chief, wants to build bridges

Speaking in Lisbon after the council's vote, Guterres said he accepted the endorsement with "gratitude and humility". "I was moved when I saw the Security Council able to decide in unity and consensus and to ...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

LA sheriff's sergeant killed answering burglary call

Steve Owen, who was killed in the line of duty in Lancaster on Wednesday. He then stood over and executed Sgt. Owen by firing four additional rounds into his body. The sheriff's department said Owen helped resc...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Pakistani army chief lashes out at India as tensions spike

India was deliberately escalating tensions at LoC to divert world's attention from the grave situation in Indian-held Kashmir, he said, adding that writers, independent journalist and civil society of India wer...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

UK: Theresa May turns left in Conservative Party speech

She said the government would open more selective schools to improve education, invest in large-scale infrastructure projects, fight racial discrimination and build "a country that works for everyone", regardl...More..

Labour reshuffle: Jo Stevens new shadow Welsh secretary
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Labour reshuffle: Jo Stevens new shadow Welsh secretary

The former director of Liberty was forced to defend herself over her peerage nomination, which was announced just a month after her anti-Semitism inquiry into the Labour Party concluded amid claims from critics...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Russia, Syrian regime to destroy east Aleppo: UN envoy

Russian Federation said on Thursday it would study a draft French resolution on a ceasefire in Syria, and was ready to cooperate with the United States through multilateral talks. A US-led coalition air raid ...More..

US Supreme Court Poised to Back Texas Death Row Inmate
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

US Supreme Court Poised to Back Texas Death Row Inmate

In 1997 a Harris County jury sentenced Buck to death by lethal injection for the murders of his ex-girlfriend, Debra Gardner, and Kenneth Butler, the man with her the night Buck burst into her apartment armed w...More..

by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong 'detained in Thailand'

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong acknowledges journalists upon his arrival at Hong Kong Airport in Hong Kong, China October 5, 2016, after being deported from Bangkok . Mr Wong had been invited by Mr Netiwit...More..

by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

South African official says campus minority wants 'anarchy'

At least three female students were seen topless as they pleaded with the police to stop shooting at them. "We can't guarantee whether people will say the protest will end tomorrow because of this declaration, ...More..

Chiefs head into week off reeking of loss to Steelers
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Chiefs head into week off reeking of loss to Steelers

October 2, 2016; The Kansas City Chiefs fell to the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-14 in the Sunday night football matchup at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. WR Antonio Brown expected nothing less from Bell. A week la...More..

Detached home sales plummet almost 50 per cent in Metro Vancouver
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Detached home sales plummet almost 50 per cent in Metro Vancouver

Oct 4 Home sales in the Vancouver region's heated housing market fell for the second consecutive month after the province introduced a tax on foreign home ownership, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver ...More..

Prince William and Kate arrive in northern B.C.
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Prince William and Kate arrive in northern B.C.

The centre will be closed to the public, but shortly before 1 p.m., viewers will get another chance to see the Duke and Duchess as they step out to tour the Carving House and the poles in front of the Kay Centr...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Surgical Strikes Vs Pak 'Fake,' Need Proof: Congress' Sanjay Nirupam

The Congress president and vice-president had earlier unequivocally supported the government and the Indian armed forces over the surgical strikes. While addressing a press conference, Nirupam asked the gover...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Haiti's southwest hunkers down in night of fury from Matthew

As of Monday, the main impact of the hurricane on Hampton Roads is expected to be coastal flooding and high seas, beginning Wednesday or Thursday , ahead of Matthew's predicted USA landfall in Florida , acc...More..

Presidential candidate Johnson appeals to Phoenix voters
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Presidential candidate Johnson appeals to Phoenix voters

Clinton is up 40-18 percent over Trump among Hispanics. Which is precisely why they probably haven't felt the need to do their homework. With no candidate possessing an Electoral College majority, the electio...More..

This Iowa coffee shop will convert into Luke's Diner from 'Gilmore Girls'
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

This Iowa coffee shop will convert into Luke's Diner from 'Gilmore Girls'

Meanwhile, Vancouver fans can head to Trafiq Cafe & Bakery (4216 Main St.). Rumors had been floating around about the show's revival in the years following its final cable season, and, in January, Netflix and W...More..

Xiaomi Launches Mi Box In The U.S. For $69
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Xiaomi Launches Mi Box In The U.S. For $69

The Mi Box is now only sold in the U.S., and there is no word when the product will be released in other worldwide markets. After making its debut way back in May, Xiaomi's Android TV-powered Mi Box is ...More..

USA service member dies in Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

USA service member dies in Afghanistan

According to the statement , the service member, who was not identified and whose military branch was not named, was killed during a patrol with Afghan forces when an improvised explosive device was triggered....More..

Putin suspends nuclear deal with US
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Putin suspends nuclear deal with US

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said patience had run out with Russian Federation. 'To suspend agreement between government of the Russian Federation and the United States on disposition of uranium, as i...More..

Polish women go on strike in protest against abortion ban
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Polish women go on strike in protest against abortion ban

Thousands of people decked in black clothes protested in Warsaw on Saturday against the total ban. Liberals note that the law may have driven the legal rate of abortion to less than a thousand a year, from ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Warplanes strike hospital in rebel-held Aleppo

State TV said on Monday that an attacker targeted a square in Hama city's al-Hader district. The death toll among the Syrian rebels near the Turkish border is the highest since Turkey sent troops and tanks ...More..

Nitish Katara Murder Case: 25-yrs jail for Vikas, Vishal Yadav
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Nitish Katara Murder Case: 25-yrs jail for Vikas, Vishal Yadav

Thereafter Vikas was sentenced to 25 years in jail over charges of murder and five years for the destruction of evidence. The court said both the jail terms would run concurrently that would effectively lead ...More..

Hoyer leads Bears by Lions for first win
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Hoyer leads Bears by Lions for first win

Quarterback, Brian Hoyer: For the second straight game, Hoyer filled in for an injured Jay Cutler , and for the second straight game, he threw for over 300 yards with no interceptions. Inside the upbeat Bear...More..

Poll finds Clinton, Trump virtually tied in Florida
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Poll finds Clinton, Trump virtually tied in Florida

We're being very gentle about it. "These are enemies, these are combatants and we have to be tough, we have to be strong". "I think what's concerning overall about Donald Trump is that, first of all, he doesn...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

India relocates 10000 from around Kashmir as tensions rise

Pakistan and India had declared ceasefire along the LoC in 2003 and the guns had relatively been silenced since then. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has offered to mediate in the dispute as the worldwid...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Override of '9/11 bill' veto risks backlash outside US

Last week, Congress voted to override a veto by President Obama to pass the bill that would allow the families of those killed in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, to sue Saudi Arabia, a key ally...More..

by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Pakistan ready for unconditional talks with India: Sartaj Aziz

Strongly reacting to Pakistan Prime Minister's remarks, India described them as non-factual and full of "threat bluster" and said glorification of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani by him at the world forum is an ...More..

by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Fuel leak causes lengthy pit lane fire at Malaysian GP

Forcing Magnussen to eject from the vehicle quickly, Renault mechanics quickly extinguished the flames but with the fluid still pouring from the top of the engine running down the side-pods for the next few min...More..