India does not recognise country-specific sanctions: Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj, asked at a news conference whether USA action against Iran and Venezuela would damage India, said the country would not make foreign policy "under pressure". According to the External Affairs Ministry, India-Iran bilateral trade during the ... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
2 journalists killed in North Carolina when tree falls onto SUV
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

2 journalists killed in North Carolina when tree falls onto SUV

Anchor Mike McCormick and photojournalist Aaron Smeltzer were heading to a story and "covering the rain impact in that area" when they were killed, WYFF confirmed. WYFF is based in Greenville, South Caro...More..

Maryland slammed by raging flash floods
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Maryland slammed by raging flash floods

A damaged vehicle swept away by floodwaters rests by a utility pole in Ellicott City, Md ., on Sunday. Some spots may have received 10 inches of rain in a three-hour span. Portolli's, an Italian restaurant th...More..

North Korea has 'brilliant potential' as U.S. team arrives at border
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

North Korea has 'brilliant potential' as U.S. team arrives at border

State Department, in a statement . As of Sunday, Trump said on Twitter: "I truly believe North Korea has brilliant potential and will be a great economic and financial Nation one day". Together with the ...More..

Wildwood Police Wrestle 20-Year-Old Emily Weinman On New Jersey Beach
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Wildwood Police Wrestle 20-Year-Old Emily Weinman On New Jersey Beach

NJ.com reports video of Saturday's confrontation shows an officer striking the woman's head twice as she's down on the sand. Voices in the background could be heard shouting, " Stop resisting ", according to F...More..

Flash flood smashes into Maryland community
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Flash flood smashes into Maryland community

As the flood waters receded yesterday, officials in the Maryland community were just beginning the grim task of assessing the destruction. A local newspaper reporter remarked on Twitter that Sunday's flooding l...More..

Chelsea owner Abramovich immigrates to Israel, becomes country's richest citizen
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Chelsea owner Abramovich immigrates to Israel, becomes country's richest citizen

Israel's Law of Return gives every Jew, or child or grandchild of a Jew, the right to Israeli citizenship on demand. One of the world's richest men - his visa is taking "longer than usual" to get renewed. Ab...More..

by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Netanyahu Says Iran Can Have No Military Presence in Syria

Russian Federation is also backing Assad's regime in Syria and Netanyahu has held a series of recent discussions with President Vladimir Putin on Iran's presence there. On Monday last week, Iran rejected remark...More..

Lava flow enters Hawaii geothermal plant property
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Lava flow enters Hawaii geothermal plant property

There have been a total of 82 structures damaged from the lava so far, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Ige said there is constant monitoring for hydrogen sulfide gas, and if any...More..

Giuliani says informant info key to giving Mueller interview
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Giuliani says informant info key to giving Mueller interview

As Giuliani acknowledged the political nature of his public campaign against Mueller, Trump advanced that campaign on Twitter, lamenting what he said were "young and attractive lives" "devastated and destroye...More..

New Zealand to cull 126,000 cattle
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

New Zealand to cull 126,000 cattle

The disease was discovered in July previous year and since then 41 farms have been confirmed as infected. FILE PHOTO: Clouds gather above a cow as it grazes in a drought-effected paddock on the outskirts of t...More..

Teacher who stopped shooting: I had to save students
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Teacher who stopped shooting: I had to save students

She says Seaman, "put his own life in danger" for others. However, The photographer who spoke to Rousey stated, "I'm sure a lot of his students follow you, and it would be an honor for him to walk out to the ri...More..

Italy plunges into political crisis after govt talks collapse
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Italy plunges into political crisis after govt talks collapse

On Monday, Mr. Mattarella is expected to meet at the Quirinal Palace with Carlo Cottarelli, a former director of the fiscal affairs department of the International Monetary Fund, to ask him to form a technica...More..

'Once in 1K Years' Flood Hits Maryland City Again
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

'Once in 1K Years' Flood Hits Maryland City Again

Footage of Sunday's flash flooding showed water surging around cars and pickup trucks and coursing over the top of their wheels. "It's significantly higher than it was before", she told the Baltimore Sun . As ...More..

by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Floods in USA state of Maryland cause havoc

Significant flash flooding has led to several water rescues. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency for the area, which he visited and to which he promised "every bit of assistance we pos...More..

Lava covers potentially explosive well at Hawaii's geothermal power station
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Lava covers potentially explosive well at Hawaii's geothermal power station

The lava breached the property overnight. Residents downwind of Kilauea were advised by County of Hawaii Civil Defense to avoid exposure to ash, which can cause eye irritation and breathing difficulties, part...More..

by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Rudy Giuliani Accuses Robert Mueller’s Probe of Being Rigged

Giuliani has taken those claims further, arguing in an interview with the Associated Press on Friday that what's Trump dubbed "SPYGATE" might make Mueller's investigation illegitimate. He said he wasn't comfort...More..

by | Monday, May 28, 2018

"Tried Grammar Check?": Retired English Teacher Corrects Letter Signed By Trump

We've become normalized to Trump's tweets. "If it had been written in middle school, I'd give it a C or C-plus", Mason told the Greenville News about the White House letter that was full of redundancies, ...More..

‘Hero’ saves child, 4, in spectacular ‘Spiderman’ Paris rescue
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

‘Hero’ saves child, 4, in spectacular ‘Spiderman’ Paris rescue

Firefighters were then called to the building, and both the man and the child were treated for shock. Mamoudou Gassama took just 40 seconds to scale the outside of the building, using his bare hands to scal...More..

UN chief notes 'with concern' report holding Russia liable for downing airliner
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

UN chief notes 'with concern' report holding Russia liable for downing airliner

The Dutch government said in a statement that, together with Australia, it was holding Moscow "formally accountable" for the tragedy, and may now move towards submitting the complex dossier to an global jud...More..

Israel defense chief plans 2500 new West Bank settler homes
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Israel defense chief plans 2500 new West Bank settler homes

The newspaper reported that the ruling is raising concern among other Bedouin communities in the West Bank - including one in Susya - who fear they will be forced to relocate to areas designated by Israeli auth...More..

by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Lava covers plugged well at Hawaii geothermal plant

It comes as authorities revealed on Sunday that lava had started creeping even closer onto a geothermal power plant property. But he said safety precautions went into effect before the breach. The haze, a pheno...More..

MPs call for free vote on abortion reform in Ulster
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

MPs call for free vote on abortion reform in Ulster

Calling the result a culmination of a "quiet revolution" that had been gaining strength in the last 20 years, Varadkar said the large margin of victory will give his government a greater mandate when enac...More..

USA reached deal to keep Chinese telecom ZTE in business: congressional aide
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

USA reached deal to keep Chinese telecom ZTE in business: congressional aide

A deal on ZTE has broad implications beyond the woes of the company. Shares of ZTE's US suppliers traded higher on Friday. US President Donald Trump tweeted confirming the deal saying, "I closed it down...More..

Largest German theme park evacuated as fire burns through rides
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Largest German theme park evacuated as fire burns through rides

Seven firefighters were injured in efforts to put out a massive blaze at Germany's largest amusement park, police said on Sunday, as it reopened to visitors despite extensive damage to some areas. The park i...More..

Italy's PM-designate gives up on forming govt, may mean new election
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Italy's PM-designate gives up on forming govt, may mean new election

Mr Mattarella said he would wait before deciding whether to call fresh elections, and summoned Mr Cottarelli for talks on Monday. "The uncertainty over our position has alarmed investors and savers both in ...More..

Woman held captive slips note to veterinarian to escape
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Woman held captive slips note to veterinarian to escape

The woman told police Floyd had allegedly held her captive for two days and "repeatedly battered her on Wednesday night, threatened her at gunpoint, and physically prevented her from leaving their home". The wo...More..

White House Lawyer Joins Secret Briefings About FBI Informant
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

White House Lawyer Joins Secret Briefings About FBI Informant

Many think that this is another part of Trump's public relations war on the Justice Department for continuing the Russian Federation investigation and his deeply felt conviction that he is above the law. But...More..

China condemns US warships in South China Sea
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

China condemns US warships in South China Sea

China's island-building programme in the South China Sea has sparked concern around the region and in Washington about Chinese intentions. In recent months, China has appeared more determined to defend its cl...More..

Severe weather, flash flooding affecting Ellicott City
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Severe weather, flash flooding affecting Ellicott City

Area emergency officials were responding to reports of a building collapse. Hogan says he has directed the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to assist Ellicott City to recover. A video filmed outside the...More..

by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Ellicott City businesses, residents seek help, donations

Rescue teams are responding to the area. Officials are urging anyone in the area to seek higher ground and not to drive through flooded roads. They say a Flash Flood Emergency has been declared for Ellic...More..

Trump tweets that summit with Kim Jong-un
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Trump tweets that summit with Kim Jong-un "will happen"

We are looking at June 12 in Singapore. Preparatory talks with North Korean officials would be the clearest sign yet that Trump's on-again, off-again summit in Singapore will go take place as planned. Moo...More..

U.S. Officials Are Meeting With North Koreans in DMZ
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

U.S. Officials Are Meeting With North Koreans in DMZ

Moon said he held Saturday's impromptu summit - the second between the two sides in a month - after Kim asked for a meeting "without any formality". It allowed Moon to push for a US-North Korean summit that he ...More..

Italy's premier-designate fails to form government
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Italy's premier-designate fails to form government

Economist Paolo Savona , 81, a candidate for the economy ministry, said in a statement on an Italian website on Sunday that he was in favour of a European political union and urged full implementation of objec...More..

Civilians kill gunman after 3 shot at Oklahoma restaurant
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Civilians kill gunman after 3 shot at Oklahoma restaurant

The shooting happened at Louie's Grill & Bar near Lake Hefner on Thursday evening. As the shots rang out, Juan Carlos Nazario, 35, and Bryan Whittle, 39, ran to the trunks of their vehicles to retrieve handgu...More..