Schools and colleges to remain close till April 10

People are advised to take precaution as the rising water-level due to rain and snow may lead to flooding in certain areas. According reports, due to heavy rain and snowfall in many parts of the valley since Tuesday water level in River Jhelum cros... More..

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Arizona sheriff to shut down famed Tent City jails complex
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Arizona sheriff to shut down famed Tent City jails complex

Officials said Tent City was created as "quick and cheap beds" for inmates. He is already phasing out Arpaio's signature practice of making inmates wear pink underwear. " Jail isn't supposed to be fun, but we c...More..

Panel approves bill to require gambling warnings on Florida Lottery tickets
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Panel approves bill to require gambling warnings on Florida Lottery tickets

The House stood its ground, voting 73-40 Wednesday to replace the Senate's gambling overhaul ( SB 8 ) with its own version ( HB 7037 ). "Expanding the already deadly Stand Your Ground law in Florida will lead...More..

Flood watch in place; 1-2 inches of rain possible
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Flood watch in place; 1-2 inches of rain possible

It's the third rainfall event in the last week and the ground remains wet, while rivers and stream continue to run high. We may start clearing out later in the afternoon as the storm pulls away and warm up to n...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Obama administration's Susan Rice under fire for alleged leak

To Trump backers, the revelations are evidence that the Obama administration was surveilling the incoming administration for political purposes. Rand Paul told MSNBC yesterday. Rice would do well to square he...More..

Student dies days after choking at pancake-eating contest
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Student dies days after choking at pancake-eating contest

Nelson and Cinque worked closely together at the Newtown Resiliency Center , where the late college student volunteered mentoring children impacted by the tragic events of the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting...More..

Iran Aseman Airlines Signs Boeing Jet Deal
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Iran Aseman Airlines Signs Boeing Jet Deal

The pact with Iran Aseman Airlines to purchase 30 of Boeing's 737 Max planes adds to a separate $16.6 billion agreement with Iran Air, which the Chicago-based manufacturer is still finalizing. Washington ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

3 dead in reported boiler explosion in St. Louis

Louis, Missouri, left at least three people dead and four injured. The boiler exploded Monday morning at the Loy-Lange Box Co. The agency's online records show that Loy-Lange was cited previous year for a "...More..

Defected MLAs into AP Cabinet leads to discontent, controversy
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Defected MLAs into AP Cabinet leads to discontent, controversy

Lokesh's induction into the cabinet was expected after he was nominated as a member of the Legislative Council by the party. As promised to the children of former MLA Bhuma Nagi Reddy who passed away on March...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Pro-Life Victory: Defunding of Planned Parenthood a Trump Signature Away

In his final days in office, President Obama wanted to see to it that Republicans could not strip healthcare providers of these funds, regardless of whether they preformed abortions. "[First], it's very importa...More..

Heat wave sweeps 10 states; Delhi touches 38 degrees C
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Heat wave sweeps 10 states; Delhi touches 38 degrees C

Bhira village in Raigad district, adjoining Mumbai notched a staggering 47 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, but IMD officials suspect a glitch in the temperature recording instruments. As per current trend, maximum ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Lebanon PM calls for urgent global support in hosting Syrian refugees

The remarks come one year after participating countries at a high-level meeting on Syria in the Swiss city of Geneva pledged to "resettle and facilitate pathways for 500,000 Syrian refugees" by 2018. Beyond...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Police release mugshot of Westminster terror attacker Khalid Masood

Earlier PM Modi took to micro-blogging site Twitter and said that India stands with United Kingdom in the fight against terrorism. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said it may never be possible to full...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Nunes rejects calls to remove self from Russia-Trump investigation

Spicer said the information was uncovered by the National Security Council, but would not specify whether it was the same intelligence that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes received at the Whit...More..

Sushma calls on Malaysian PM Razak
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Sushma calls on Malaysian PM Razak

Najib added that Modi's visit led to the deepening of existing areas of cooperation and the exploration of new areas of cooperation between the two nations. Analysts said ties between India and Malaysia have im...More..

Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi

Tillerson held talks with Wang Yi, China's foreign minister, on Saturday. "We are both expecting a new era for constructive development". Beijing shares United States concerns over Pyongyang's nuclearisatio...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Malaysia urges DPRK to hand over 4 suspects over airport killing

Malaysia and North Korea announced Thursday that they agreed to the exchange of the corpse of Kim Jong-nam for nine Malaysian nationals detained in Pyongyang. Malaysia, however, has officially confirmed his ide...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

A South Korean court began deliberating on Thursday whether to arrest ousted president Park Geun-hye, who was removed from office in a corruption scandal involving charges she solicited bribes from the country'...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Venezuela court says it can take over Congress' powers

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court issued another ruling limiting the parliamentary immunity of deputies. In a decision late Wednesday night, the magistrates said that as long as lawmakers remain in contempt of pa...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Malaysia returns Kim Jong Nam's body to North Korea

Najib added that nine Malaysians who had been barred from leaving North Korea have been allowed to return to Malaysia. Following negotiations that he described as "very sensitive", Prime Minister Najib Razak ...More..

Two White House officials helped give Nunes intelligence reports
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Two White House officials helped give Nunes intelligence reports

Two White House officials were involved with the hand over of intelligence information to House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), according to a bombshell report in the New York Times . ...More..

China calls for more cooperation among S China Sea nations
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

China calls for more cooperation among S China Sea nations

The think tank's director Greg Poling said that satellite imagery showing radar antennas on the islands meant that deployments from China's military were imminent. The region of the South China Sea is the place...More..

How Geert Wilders Lost Power But Gained Influence in the Netherlands
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

How Geert Wilders Lost Power But Gained Influence in the Netherlands

The risk premium demanded by investors to hold French government bonds rather than safe-haven German bunds sank in early trade to its lowest level in two weeks, although the move proved temporary. With Turkey l...More..

Use less cash, fight black money, says Narendra Modi
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Use less cash, fight black money, says Narendra Modi

The "new India" theme is expected to dominate the agenda of the government in its remaining two years, ahead of the 2019 election. He said the "desire of 125 crore Indians to transform India" forms the founda...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Future of 'abortion reversal' bill in doubt

The Senate bill was defeated last month by a vote of 26 to 23. Woody Burton, R-Whiteland, the House sponsor of the measure, said he told Young that the legislation, as originally proposed, would not work. Thoug...More..

Trump Increasing US Support for the Pointless, Brutal War in Yemen
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump Increasing US Support for the Pointless, Brutal War in Yemen

The conflict underscores the regional rivalry between Iran, a supporter of Yemen's Shiite Huthi rebels, and Saudi Arabia , which heads the nine-member coalition. It would mean that the US would work more close...More..

Severe storms in forecast for US much of this week
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Severe storms in forecast for US much of this week

Given the south-to-north steering current, we'd likely see only slow eastward progress, putting areas east of Tulsa out of the mix until Wednesday morning. The active severe weather pattern continues with Enh...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

SK prosecutors call for Park's arrest

In announcing the move on Monday to seek an arrest warrant, the South Korean prosecutors' office said there was reason to suspect that Park would try to destroy evidence. The counsel also accused Park of cr...More..

Hong Kong 'planning to arrest democracy protest leaders'
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Hong Kong 'planning to arrest democracy protest leaders'

Ever loyal to the mainland, she represented the establishment during a debate with pro-democracy student activists on national television in 2014. Wong, legislator Nathan Law and former student protester Alex...More..

Chuck Berry: Musicians pay tribute to the legendary songwriter and guitarist
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Chuck Berry: Musicians pay tribute to the legendary songwriter and guitarist

Check out more tributes from Berry's high-profile fans below. " School Day " and " Sweet Little Sixteen " resonated within the idealized daily lives of white teens, while " Roll Over Beethoven " captured an inn...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Danny Blind to consider his future as Netherlands coach after defeat

The national team has been in the doldrums since missing out on the 2016 European Championship in a dramatic fall from grace two years after finishing third at the World Cup in Brazil. The gamble to cap the tee...More..

by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

A funeral like no other: The Bogside celebrates Martin McGuinness

He believed in a shared future, and refused to live in the past, a lesson all of us who remain should learn and live by. "He resisted by armed actions those who withheld these rights, and then he helped shape c...More..

Ryan McBride: Derry City captain dies aged 27
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Ryan McBride: Derry City captain dies aged 27

A special tribute to McBride will be made at the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Wales in Dublin on Friday . O'Neill says the news has affected his squad, with former Derry City winger Jame...More..

Ukraine President claims Russian 'state terrorism' killed former MP
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Ukraine President claims Russian 'state terrorism' killed former MP

Ukraine's prosecutor general, Yuri Lutsenko, wrote on Facebook that the killing was "the usual kind of Kremlin retribution". Russian opposition activist Ilya Ponomarev said Mr Voronenkov was on his way to...More..

United Kingdom to Investigate Allegations on Banks Involvement in Money Laundering
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

United Kingdom to Investigate Allegations on Banks Involvement in Money Laundering

The newspaper was shown the documents by the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta , which obtained them from anonymous sources. Shadow chancellor John McDonnel...More..