Security of 5 separatist leaders withdrawn by J&K administration

The separatists whose security has been withdrawn are Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq , Shabir Shah , Hashim Qureshi , Bilal Lone and Abdul Ghani Bhat, PTI reported. A Hurriyat spokesman termed the government order a propagand... More..

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President Donald Trump Will Likely Veto Congressional Disapproval of National Emergency Declaration
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

President Donald Trump Will Likely Veto Congressional Disapproval of National Emergency Declaration

Trump declared the emergency Friday in an effort to go around Congress to fund his border wall. "Because the emergency declaration is unlawful, the President lacks statutory authority to direct the spending of ...More..

Saudi Crown Prince likely to meet Taliban leaders in Pakistan
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince likely to meet Taliban leaders in Pakistan

Pakistan rescheduled flights, blocking-off luxury hotels, and - according to one report Friday - collecting 3,500 pigeons and colourful balloons to release during a welcome ceremony for Saudi Arabian Crown Prin...More..

Former US Cardinal McCarrick Dismissed From Priesthood
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Former US Cardinal McCarrick Dismissed From Priesthood

McCarrick was found guilty in January by a Vatican court of sexually abusing a teenager. It is the most significant abuse-related punishment given to a onetime cardinal in the modern history of the Roman C...More..

Japan's PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on US request
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Japan's PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on US request

The report came after Trump on Friday revealed that he had received "the most attractive copy" of a five-page letter written by Abe nominating him for the global prize, according to Reuters . commitment t...More..

Victims of Friday's Aurora mass shooting mourned, remembered
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Victims of Friday's Aurora mass shooting mourned, remembered

The siege in IL unfolded over an hour and a half, although the gunman's victims , including the wounded policemen, were struck by gunfire in the first several minutes, police said. He joined the company 13 yea...More..

ISIS down to half a square kilometer in Syria: commander
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

ISIS down to half a square kilometer in Syria: commander

It has also claimed responsibility for a series of bombings in swathes of northeast Syria held by the SDF, including one last month that killed four Americans. At the height of the power of their so-called "cal...More..

Nigeria delays its election; candidates rush back to capital
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Nigeria delays its election; candidates rush back to capital

INEC announced in the early hours of Saturday that the vote would now be held on February 23. The election body took "full responsiblity", he said but denied there had been any political interference. "We and...More..

Special counsel urges judge in Virginia to sentence Paul Manafort soon
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Special counsel urges judge in Virginia to sentence Paul Manafort soon

They could not reach a verdict on 10 other charges. Earlier this month, federal district judge Amy Berman Jackson agreed with prosecutors that Manafort had "intentionally" lied to investigators about hi...More..

India and Iran lash out at Pakistan after deadly bombings
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

India and Iran lash out at Pakistan after deadly bombings

Jaish al-Adl claimed the responsibility for the attack . The assault killed members of the Guard's Imam Hussein division, which played a significant role in various battles during the 1980s Iran-Iraq war. "I...More..

Venezuela’s self-declared president mobilises volunteers to fetch United States humanitarian aid
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Venezuela’s self-declared president mobilises volunteers to fetch United States humanitarian aid

The supplies, including hygiene kits and special products meant for children suffering malnutrition, are arriving from an air force base in Florida aboard C-17 military cargo planes, the US embassy said in ...More..

Senate confirms Barr as USA attorney general
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Senate confirms Barr as USA attorney general

He would replace acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who was tapped to replace former attorney general Jeff Sessions ousted by President Donald Trump in November. Barr has praised the integrity of sp...More..

Snow falls in Maui, 191 miles per hour wind recorded in Hawaii
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Snow falls in Maui, 191 miles per hour wind recorded in Hawaii

In particular, snowflakes fell near the Haleakala volcano. The storm, which the National Weather Service office in Honolulu described as 'historic, ' first began pounding the islands Friday. The risky winds...More..

Bill Gates says he should pay higher taxes, doesn't 'deserve' his fortune
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Bill Gates says he should pay higher taxes, doesn't 'deserve' his fortune

So it's a misfocus. And from a list of eight popular Democrats, Ocasio-Cortez attracted the second highest overall traffic, after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, between when she was sworn in on January 3 and Feb...More..

At least 40 Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir terror attack
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

At least 40 Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir terror attack

Pakistan-based group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has claimed responsibility for the attack, Reuters news agency said . The attack took place after a suicide bomber in a Mahindra Scorpio auto loaded with 350 kilog...More..

United States police under scrutiny after rapper shot dead in vehicle
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

United States police under scrutiny after rapper shot dead in vehicle

Image copyright David Harrison /Facebook Image caption Willie McCoy (left) and his cousin David Harrison What does the family say? As The Guardian reports, 20-Year-Old McCoy was snoozing in a Taco Bel...More..

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by | Friday, February 15, 2019

President-Donald-Trump-Ilhan-Omar-Congress-Anti-Semitic-Comments

The committee is slated to debate the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force, Democrats say , and Omar advocates scaling back USA military operations. "Bad form, Congresswoman. That's the second anti-Se...More..

MoUs to be signed during Saudi Crown Princes visit to Pakistan
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

MoUs to be signed during Saudi Crown Princes visit to Pakistan

Following the visit of Saudi crown prince, the BoI would remain in constant touch with their Saudi counterparts on the technical level, he said. During the meeting, the king had authorised Saudi ministers to ...More..

Several dead in Buhari rally stampede in Nigeria
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Several dead in Buhari rally stampede in Nigeria

Buhari was accompanied by the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole and other top government officials. The incident claimed at least 14 lives, according to a spokesman for the University of Port Harcourt T...More..

Kamala Harris Says Marijuana Gives a Lot of People Joy
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Kamala Harris Says Marijuana Gives a Lot of People Joy

Look, I joke about it, I have joked about it". After she discussed her support for legalization and outlined some of her remaining concerns, the host asked Harris whether she's ever used cannabis. "I'm black,...More..

British IS schoolgirl wants to return home
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

British IS schoolgirl wants to return home

She told the newspaper she didn't regret joining the group and wasn't troubled the first time she saw the severed head of one of its execution victims - comments that will likely make it more hard for her to ...More..

Police believe they've identified woman who tossed chair off condo balcony
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Police believe they've identified woman who tossed chair off condo balcony

She appeared in a Toronto courtroom in the afternoon where she was granted bail, set at $2,000, and released. Amateur sleuths attempted to track down the woman's identity through her image and images of the pro...More..

Ex-astronaut Mark Kelly makes Democratic bid for Senate seat
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Ex-astronaut Mark Kelly makes Democratic bid for Senate seat

Doug Ducey. Kelly, who came into the national spotlight when his wife, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords , was shot in a failed assassination attempt, will seek to take on Sen. He flew four space missions ov...More..

Scott Morrison announces reopening of Christmas Island detention centre
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Scott Morrison announces reopening of Christmas Island detention centre

The Senate passed similar amendments on medical evacuations despite ruling party objections on the last day Parliament sat previous year. The Labor leader said the Coalition should be "ashamed of themselves...More..

Iranian people to unite to tackle challenges created by U.S.: president
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Iranian people to unite to tackle challenges created by U.S.: president

In Washington , US National Security adviser John Bolton, who in 2017 expressed the hope that Iran's "revolution will not reach its 40th birthday", tweeted that after 40 years, the "Islamic Republic of Iran ha...More..

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Bus Bombed; Dozens Dead
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Bus Bombed; Dozens Dead

He did not specify which enemies or what actions Tehran would take. A video posted by Fars showed blood and debris at the site of the attack on a road in a volatile area near the Pakistan border where m...More..

Woman threw chairs off 45th-floor balcony onto busy highway
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Woman threw chairs off 45th-floor balcony onto busy highway

The woman wanted for a Mischief - Endanger Life investigation after throwing a chair from a downtown condo balcony surrendered to authorities this morning. "This is irresponsible behavior that is unacceptable...More..

Gov. Plans to Downsize High-Speed Rail, Water Projects
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Gov. Plans to Downsize High-Speed Rail, Water Projects

A state audit issued in November said California's High-Speed Rail Authority's "flawed decision making and poor contract management have contributed to billions in cost overruns and delays". During his Sta...More..

Netanyahu Confirms Israeli Military Strike in Syrian Golan Heights
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Netanyahu Confirms Israeli Military Strike in Syrian Golan Heights

The Poland conference aims to address Iran's influence in the Middle East, the Syrian conflict, Yemen's civil war and Israeli-Palestinian peace, the organisers say. It referred to a meeting between Netanyahu ...More..

Invasion of the polar bears
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Invasion of the polar bears

Russian Islands is in a state of high alert after a group of more than 50 polar bears invaded the region . But polar bears are endangered, and there are laws banning people from killing them. Russian wildlif...More..