• Union Cabinet nod for death penalty for raping children below 12
Union Cabinet nod for death penalty for raping children below 12

The Centre has passed an ordinance to introduce capital punishment for child rape even as the nation and Indians overseas have been outraged by the sexual violence against minors. A death sentence has been provided for rapists of girls under 12 years, officials said quoting the ordinance. This is the second time within a span of six years sin...

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  • Michelle Pfeiffer Politely Sidesteps 'Sexist' Question About Weight At 'Scarface' Reunion Panel
Michelle Pfeiffer Politely Sidesteps 'Sexist' Question About Weight At 'Scarface' Reunion Panel

The second was, "As the father of a daughter and concerned with body image, the preparation for this film, what did you weigh?" Moderator Jesse Kornbluth out of curiosity wondered what exactly did Pfeiffer weighed in the film and how she thinned down to play Elvira .

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  • Putin, Trump will not allow armed confrontation between Russia, US - Lavrov
Putin, Trump will not allow armed confrontation between Russia, US - Lavrov

Perhaps because he is not yet accustomed to this White House's stab-in-the-back culture, Larry Kudlow , Trump's chief economic adviser, jabbed in the front and on the record, telling CNN that Haley "got ahead of the curve". The whole spectacle was not only embarrassing for spotlighting the lack of organization among the men running Trump's bumbl...

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  • Two Deputies Killed While Eating In A Florida Restaurant
Two Deputies Killed While Eating In A Florida Restaurant

They were God-fearing, and they loved what they did. "We need to highlight those heroes for what they gave". "They just wanted to get something to eat". "We loved those men". The Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office has announced money can be donated to the families of the two fallen Gilchrist County deputies.

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  • Flyers force a Game 6
Flyers force a Game 6

Philadelphia handed the Penguins three power-play opportunities but held Pittsburgh scoreless and actually came out of the trio of situations with a goal to tie the score at 2-2. "Same kind of mentality". In those three games, which were his only playoff appearances that season, Neuvirth had off-the-chart numbers: a 0.67 goals-against average a...

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  • Vladimir Putin ready to meet US President Donald Trump: Russia
Vladimir Putin ready to meet US President Donald Trump: Russia

Instead, he insisted high-level contacts were made between the Russian military and the US coalition to ensure the conflict in Syria would not escalate. Moscow's hopes for better ties with Washington under Trump have withered amid the ongoing investigations into the alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

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  • Sessions may have spared Rosenstein by threatening to quit
Sessions may have spared Rosenstein by threatening to quit

However, "another person familiar with the exchange said Sessions did not intend to threaten the White House but rather wanted to convey the untenable position that Rosenstein's firing would put him in", the Post reported. Immediately after the raid, Trump described Sessions' decision in early 2017 to recuse himself from investigations related to...

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  • Natalie Portman Reveals the Reason Why She Is Skipping Israeli Prize Ceremony
Natalie Portman Reveals the Reason Why She Is Skipping Israeli Prize Ceremony

In a 4th straight Friday of mass demonstrations, 4 Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli forces, bringing the total death toll since March 30 to 38. The foundation had to cancel the award ceremony scheduled for June 28 due the actress' decision.

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  • P&G buys Merck's consumer health business for US$4.2bn
P&G buys Merck's consumer health business for US$4.2bn

Pfizer is reviewing its options for the consumer health unit after the sale fizzled out. It is a clear demonstration of our continued commitment to actively shape our portfolio as a leading science and technology company. "This acquisition helps is continue to drive sales and profit growth for P&G by providing the capabilities and portfolio scale w...

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  • The Heat: Cuba's new president
The Heat: Cuba's new president

In other remarks, Castro sharply criticized USA foreign, trade and immigration policy under President Donald Trump. "Since the current president arrived in office, there has been a deliberate reversal in the relations between Cuba and the United States, and an aggressive and threatening tone prevails", Castro said.

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  • USA urges world bankers to address unfair trade practices
USA urges world bankers to address unfair trade practices

But German central bank chief Jens Weidmann said the G20 officials all agreed trade must benefit all countries. The timing is unclear, and he did not provide details on the topics to be discussed but said "a trip is under consideration".

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  • UK Supreme Court denies Alfie Evans' appeal, ventilator to be removed Monday
UK Supreme Court denies Alfie Evans' appeal, ventilator to be removed Monday

The father of a terminally ill British toddler met Wednesday with Pope Francis and begged him to make another bid for his son's life, after an appeals court ruled that the child can not be taken to Italy for further medical treatment. Earlier this week, the Catholic Bishops' of England and Wales issued a statement on the case. Save Alfie Evans!...

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  • Former union minister Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, to campaign 'to save democracy'
Former union minister Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, to campaign 'to save democracy'

Hours after Yashwant Sinha announced that he has quit the BJP, the party accused him of acting at the Congress' behest. Addressing a gathering on the first meeting of Rashtra Manch , which he launched in February to highlight farmer's issues and unemployment, Sinha said, "Democracy is under threat".

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  • Barbara Bush Family, Friends, Clintons & Obamas Attend Former First Lady's Funeral
Barbara Bush Family, Friends, Clintons & Obamas Attend Former First Lady's Funeral

The funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush , who died earlier this week, was held on Saturday at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston . He said he felt privileged that he had a "front row" seat to the incredible love story shared by his mother and father, former President George H.W.

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  • New York's 'Fearless Girl' statue is moving to stock exchange
New York's 'Fearless Girl' statue is moving to stock exchange

Fearless Girl , which was designed by the American sculptor Kristen Visbal , was commissioned by State Street, a $2.8 trillion investment adviser, to mark International Women's Day in March past year. That's not the only controversy Fearless Girl has weathered. That way, the statue can serve as a "constant reminder of the work that public compan...

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  • Democrats allege conspiracy in presidential campaign suit
Democrats allege conspiracy in presidential campaign suit

WikiLeaks, and attorneys for Trump Jr., Manafort, Gates and Papadopoulos also did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Trump has said repeatedly there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. The release of the emails, which included messages disparaging Bernie Sanders, threw the Democratic Party into turmoil at a...

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  • Bay City Central students walk out of class to protest gun violence
Bay City Central students walk out of class to protest gun violence

Across the way at City Hall, several hundred students from across the city held a six-minute "die-in" to highlight the fact that a Philadelphian is shot, on average, every six hours . just to make schools safe again, everywhere safe again, movie theaters, churches, just everywhere", says Kuduzovic. Organizers also provided letters addressed to s...

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  • Palestinian lecturer shot in Malaysia, Hamas alleges assassination
Palestinian lecturer shot in Malaysia, Hamas alleges assassination

Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim said one of the suspects "fired 10 shots, four of which hit the lecturer in the head and body". Closed-circuit television footage showed the assassins had waited for him for almost 20 minutes prior to the hit.

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  • Trump says NY Times trying to 'destroy' Cohen, newspaper fires back
Trump says NY Times trying to 'destroy' Cohen, newspaper fires back

Trump". The FBI raided Cohen's home, office and hotel room earlier this month looking for evidence of fraud as they conduct a criminal investigation. The high-profile White House correspondent has had remarkable access to the president and his inner circle, which she's used to land some of the biggest palace intrigue stories of the Trump White ...

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  • Thousands of civilians trapped as Syrian army bombards Yarmouk
Thousands of civilians trapped as Syrian army bombards Yarmouk

Although the entirety of Damascus is yet to liberated by government forces, the recent offensive in East Ghouta - designated operation Damascus Steel - has significantly bolstered the capital's security, as militants used the area to fire mortars and improvised rockets at government-held parts of the, killing and injuring hundreds in recent weeks...

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