Encephalitis toll hits 103, govt announces more ICUs for Bihar

The government says that 103 children have so far died. Both the state and central governments are stepping up efforts to combat the menace. The Chief Secretary also directed that all the shops in the affected areas in south Bihar will remain shut ... More..

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Support grows for Rory Stewart ahead of Boris Johnson showdown
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Support grows for Rory Stewart ahead of Boris Johnson showdown

He was taunted about his absence by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt who said it raised questions about his ability to do the job of prime minister. The ex-Tory leader was reportedly spotted chatting to old ...More..

USA releases new photos it says incriminate Iran in tanker attacks
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

USA releases new photos it says incriminate Iran in tanker attacks

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said more evidence will be released to show Iran was responsible for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and the Trump administration is weighing all options - includ...More..

Magnitude quake struck near New Zealand
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Magnitude quake struck near New Zealand

A powerful 7.4 magnitude natural disaster stuck near the uninhabited Kermadec islands northeast of New Zealand Sunday, the US Geological Survey said as authorities monitored for signs of a tsunami. Apart fr...More..

Don't you dare cough during a Donald Trump TV interview
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Don't you dare cough during a Donald Trump TV interview

Unfortunately, the interview was sidetracked for a moment when someone in the room chose to cough. That's when someone coughed which was caught on the microphone and Trump demanded to do that one over again. Wh...More..

New safety fears for Boeing with Dreamliner
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

New safety fears for Boeing with Dreamliner

Airbus is said to be concerned that any competition between regulators in the wake of two fatal 737 MAX crashes could disrupt the industry including the global supply chain. Analysts expect anything from 400 ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

China’s Xi to meet Kim Jong Un in North Korea

Xinhua reports that the state visit is on foot of an invitation by Kim Jong-un. North Korea received extensive support from China, along with the Soviet Union, when the recently-formed communist state went ...More..

SCOTUS Kicks Another Gay Wedding Cake Case Down The Road
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

SCOTUS Kicks Another Gay Wedding Cake Case Down The Road

They even had sold a cake to one of the lesbian complainants in the case for her mother's marriage to a man. The Supreme Court directed appellate judges in OR to reconsider the Kleins' case in light of the hi...More..

Trump Campaign to Fire Pollsters After Poor Polling Numbers Leaked
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Trump Campaign to Fire Pollsters After Poor Polling Numbers Leaked

Trump fired the firm in charge for polling his re-election campaign after leaked polls showed the president far behind in numerous states he needs to win in 2020, according to NBC News . We're winning in Flo...More..

Pakistani politicians get cat ears, whiskers in hilarious Facebook fail
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Pakistani politicians get cat ears, whiskers in hilarious Facebook fail

Live filter software allows phones and computers to superpose all kinds of graphics-including cat ears-on people's faces in videos in real-time at the touch of a finger or click of a mouse. Another felt Yousafz...More..

Ocasio-Cortez says pressure to impeach Trump grows every day
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez says pressure to impeach Trump grows every day

The exchange with Ocasio-Cortez comes just days after Amazon found itself defending against a tweet from Joe Biden, who said the company doesn't pay a fair amount in taxes. Amazon associates receive industr...More..

Philadelphia shooting: One dead and eight shot at U.S. graduation party
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Philadelphia shooting: One dead and eight shot at U.S. graduation party

All of the adults are believed to be in their 20s. No arrests have been made stemming from the incident. At least one person is dead and eight were shot at a graduation party Sunday night in Philadelphia...More..

Indian magician feared drowned as Houdini-inspired stunt goes wrong
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Indian magician feared drowned as Houdini-inspired stunt goes wrong

In 2013 a mob attacked Lahiri and accused him of cheating after he escaped from a locked cage that was lowered into the river, according to the Times of India . Lahiri was also blindfolded, and his hands and...More..

Iran to Unveil Measures Reducing Commitment to Nuclear Pact on Monday
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Iran to Unveil Measures Reducing Commitment to Nuclear Pact on Monday

President Trump has made it clear that he will never allow Iran to develop nuclear weapons. "The regime's nuclear blackmail must be met with increased worldwide pressure", he said. Look the other way and hope t...More..

Hong Kong democracy activist joins calls for leader to quit
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Hong Kong democracy activist joins calls for leader to quit

Man-kei Tam is the director of Amnesty International in Hong Kong. "A lot of Hong Kong people don't think the government is thinking very seriously about the present issues". In a statement issued late Sunday...More..

Protesting doctors win, Mamata agrees to live media coverage
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Protesting doctors win, Mamata agrees to live media coverage

However, the Chief Minister said that mass resignation had little value. "We want the conversion to be held in the presence of live media and sufficient representatives from all medical colleges", a representat...More..

Ousted president Morsi dies in court, Egypt TV says
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Ousted president Morsi dies in court, Egypt TV says

Since 2013, Morsi was being prosecuted in custody as he was facing several charges, including espionage, killing protesters, prison escape, and judiciary insult. No one can hear him or know what is happening to...More..

Saudi Arabia sides with USA: blames Iran for tanker attack
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Saudi Arabia sides with USA: blames Iran for tanker attack

Additionally, these attacks were preceded by the sabotage of four other tankers that had been anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in May. Iran has repeatedly warned it would block the Strait of H...More..

Egypt's Former President Mohamed Morsi Dies of a Heart Attack in Court
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Egypt's Former President Mohamed Morsi Dies of a Heart Attack in Court

Please refresh the page for the fullest version. The country's interior ministry announced a state of high alert after the announcement of Morsi's death, local media reported . He was taken to a Cairo hospit...More..

Boeing says grounded 737 Max may resume service this year
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Boeing says grounded 737 Max may resume service this year

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said Sunday there is still no clear schedule for when the company's 737 Max planes will be cleared to fly again and acknowledged communications about the plane with regulator...More..

by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Phoenix mayor apologises after police pull gun at black family

The officer had told Ames, who was driving the auto, to stop, but he didn't, police said. After a witness offered to take Harper's children, police handcuffed the visibly pregnant woman. While Ames and Harp...More..

Trump calls newspaper report on Russia power grid 'treason'
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Trump calls newspaper report on Russia power grid 'treason'

The Times also cited National Security Council officials as saying they had no security concerns about the newspaper's reporting on the digital incursions, perhaps indicating that some of the intrusions were m...More..

Trump eyes former immigration official as his border czar
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Trump eyes former immigration official as his border czar

Ebrard said officials would discuss which cities the programme, known as Remain in Mexico, would expand to, as well as how to measure the number of people and which nationalities Mexico would accept. If Mexico ...More..

Trump campaign ditches pollsters after Biden-leading surveys leak
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Trump campaign ditches pollsters after Biden-leading surveys leak

The data, later reported by ABC and NBC , show Trump trailing Biden by double digits in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Florida and MI, where Trump narrowly edged out Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in 2016. Anoth...More..

Trump to raise Hong Kong protests with Xi at G20: Pompeo
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Trump to raise Hong Kong protests with Xi at G20: Pompeo

Unlike last week, when police and protesters fought violent street battles , the demonstrators were calm and orderly and yielded the streets back to police after negotiations. Prosecutors came after him and n...More..

US Attacks Russia’s Power Grid; Trump Kept in Dark
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

US Attacks Russia’s Power Grid; Trump Kept in Dark

The article says that the administration declined to describe the specific actions it was taking under the new powers that were granted previous year by the White House and Congress to the special US Cyber Co...More..

India raises duty on USA exports as retaliatory action
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

India raises duty on USA exports as retaliatory action

Amending its earlier notification issued on June 30, 2017, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) under the Finance Ministry's Department of Revenue said last night that the fresh Notification...More..

Mexico publishes Trump’s ‘secret deal’ on migration
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Mexico publishes Trump’s ‘secret deal’ on migration

Trump's tariff threats seemed to have worked as Mexico recently vowed to do its part to stream the tide of illegal immigration in the USA following threats from Pres. The document also stated that such an agre...More..

Gulf of Oman: Iran protests to United Kingdom ambassador
by | Monday, June 17, 2019

Gulf of Oman: Iran protests to United Kingdom ambassador

Pompeo, a former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, also defended the administration's conclusion that Iran was behind the attack, saying there was other evidence beyond video footage released last we...More..

Donald Trump refers to Prince Charles as 'Prince of Whales' in tweet
by | Sunday, June 16, 2019

Donald Trump refers to Prince Charles as 'Prince of Whales' in tweet

Relating to his fresh United Kingdom articulate search recommendation from, the president on the origin wrote on Twitter: "I meet and snarl over with "international governments" on each day basis". "Internet is...More..

Iran to scale back nuclear deal commitments: Tasnim
by | Sunday, June 16, 2019

Iran to scale back nuclear deal commitments: Tasnim

The EU's second most senior diplomat affirmed the bloc's support for the nuclear deal between world powers with Iran, including via the use of a new payment system for barter-based trade created to circumvent U...More..

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings
by | Sunday, June 16, 2019

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings

This followed Khan's attack on Trump ahead of his three-day state visit to the UK. The US president and London mayor have clashed in the past, including on Trump's state visit at the start of June . The feud...More..

Argentina and Uruguay Scramble to Restore Power Following Mass Blackout
by | Sunday, June 16, 2019

Argentina and Uruguay Scramble to Restore Power Following Mass Blackout

A huge power failure cut off electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday morning, according to media reports and a regional utility. Energy distributors in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, whose popula...More..

by | Sunday, June 16, 2019

Phoenix officer pulled gun after child took doll from store

Phoenix police spokesperson Tommy Thompson told ABC15 that both officers (the one who pointed a gun at Harper and her children, and Officer Meyer) are still working but are on "non-enforcement assignments". ...More..

Trump says he'd 'of course' tell FBI if he gets foreign dirt
by | Sunday, June 16, 2019

Trump says he'd 'of course' tell FBI if he gets foreign dirt

That was a step back from his comments to ABC days earlier. At one point in the interview, "Fox & Friends" host Steve Doocey asked Trump: "If you did call the Federal Bureau of Investigation with dirt on ...More..