• Renowned Indian scientist, academician Professor Yash Pal passes away
Renowned Indian scientist, academician Professor Yash Pal passes away

Prof Yash Pal's contributions to the field of science, particularly in the study of cosmic rays, high-energy physics, astrophysics and development earned him global acclaim. He was appointed in several schools and higher education reforms committees by the Government, according to The Times of India. His report 'Learning without burden' is a semi...

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  • Plea seeking to abort foetus: SC sets up medical board
Plea seeking to abort foetus: SC sets up medical board

The petition , filed by advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava has sought guidelines be framed by the top court to set up a permanent medical board in each district for termination of pregnancies in exceptional cases involving child rape survivors facilities.

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  • Sell your wife if you can't build toilet, Bihar officer tells villager
Sell your wife if you can't build toilet, Bihar officer tells villager

Sources said the incident took place at an event by the district administration on Friday to promote Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in a village populated mostly by Mahadalit villagers. Most people claim they do not have the money and want advances. Meanwhile, Bihar minister for Rural Development Shrawan Kumar, whose department is associated with buildi...

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  • California Rep. Schiff fires back after Trump calls him 'sleazy' on Twitter
California Rep. Schiff fires back after Trump calls him 'sleazy' on Twitter

The report comes on the heels of President Donald Trump attacking Schiff on Monday for his frequent TV appearances. " Sleazy Adam Schiff , the totally biased Congressman looking into 'Russia , ' spends all of his time on television pushing the Dem loss excuse!" the president tweeted Monday morning.

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  • Trump Is Polling Above 50 Percent In 17 States
Trump Is Polling Above 50 Percent In 17 States

Health care legislation that Trump has pushed would leave almost 300,000 New Mexicans without insurance over the next several years, in large part because of cuts in the program's funding, according to analysts. Five percent said they had no opinion of him. New Mexicans were among the least approving of Trump. However, approval was in the low 40s...

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  • USS Constitution Sails Into Boston Harbor Once Again
USS Constitution Sails Into Boston Harbor Once Again

The ship, which was launched in 1797, earned its famous nickname notching victories in the War of 1812 . Since she entered dry dock in 2015, ship restorers from the Naval History and Heritage Command and teams of Navy sailors have worked side-by-side to bring "Old Ironsides" back to her former glory.

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  • Israel installs cameras to holy site amid protests over security measures
Israel installs cameras to holy site amid protests over security measures

Jordan is the official custodian of holy sites in Jerusalem . However, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denies that Israel is trying to change the status quo at Temple Mount. Regarding the new measures, Israel launched a media campaign promoting the importance of placing the electronic detectors, pointing out similar measures tak...

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  • Attorney general should testify before Senate Judiciary Committee again, Franken says
Attorney general should testify before Senate Judiciary Committee again, Franken says

The broadside against Sessions in the interview was not a calculated ploy to force the attorney general to resign but rather Trump's frustration with his longtime ally bubbling to the surface, according to the advisers who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations.

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  • GOP senator: Trump should stop talking about Mueller probe
GOP senator: Trump should stop talking about Mueller probe

President Trump is troubled by the possibility that special counsel 's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation could expand to include an examination of Trump's and his family's finances. The three men are at the center of a controversial June 2016 with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. This...

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  • How it happened: Jerusalem holy site crisis
How it happened: Jerusalem holy site crisis

Late on July 15, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announces the site will open the next day and security forces will install metal detectors and surveillance cameras to prevent further attacks. The metal detectors were installed on July 16, two days after three Israeli Arabs stationed in the site killed two Israeli police officers. ...

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  • United Nations urged to convene over Al-Aqsa aggression by Israel
United Nations urged to convene over Al-Aqsa aggression by Israel

Israel's police reopened the mosque two days later, after installing metal detectors and surveillance cameras at the entrance of the Al-Aqsa mosque compound. Palestinian worshippers had clashed with Israeli security forces before Friday's attack. This morning it was reported that Israel's security Cabinet was yet to reach a decision about th...

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  • IL governor calls another special session on education
IL governor calls another special session on education

Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady and House Republican Leader Jim Durkin backed the governor in criticizing Democratic lawmakers during the news conference. "I'd like to have a conversation with Gov. Rauner in hopes of getting some clarity as to exactly what is going on", Cullerton said in a statement. "We slowed down the process in the Senate in...

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  • Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns; Protestors Want Mayor Out, Too
Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns; Protestors Want Mayor Out, Too

Noor shot Damond from the passenger seat, through the driver's window, hitting her in the abdomen. Hodges announced Friday evening that Assistant Police Chief Medaria Arradondo was her pick to head the department, but she was shouted down by protesters before she could finish the press conference.

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  • Trump Considers Replacing Jeff Sessions with Rudy Giuliani
Trump Considers Replacing Jeff Sessions with Rudy Giuliani

The president called Sessions, who he's had a strained relationship with since the attorney general recused himself from investigations related to Trump's campaign, "beleaguered" and asked why the Justice Department and Congress aren't investigating "Crooked Hillarys crimes & Russian Federation relations".

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  • Jeff Sessions discussed Trump campaign-related issues with Kislyak
Jeff Sessions discussed Trump campaign-related issues with Kislyak

The paper asked the White House to clarify just what the president's meant by the tweet, but they have not yet received a response. The presidential pardon issue may not be the golden parachute it might have seemed when raised last week.

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  • Palestinians fire rocket at Israel for second consecutive night
Palestinians fire rocket at Israel for second consecutive night

Five Israeli airstrikes hit a Hamas position in southern Gaza on Monday, a security source said, amid tensions in Jerusalem over Israel's actions at Al-Aqsa mosque. On Friday, Abbas called on Hamas to respond to his call for unity by dismantling the Gaza Administrative Committee, letting the PNA government to run the governmental establishments, th...

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  • 2 dead, 6 injured after auto crashes into building in Alcester
2 dead, 6 injured after auto crashes into building in Alcester

According to South Dakota Highway Patrol spokesperson Tony Mangan, a auto drove into the Alcester Care and Rehab Center at about 9:30 a.m. Monday. He added the car's speed, whether the driver had any relation to the facility or whether alcohol was a factor in the crash were all under investigation.

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  • GOP Senate candidate uses Scalise shooting in ad
GOP Senate candidate uses Scalise shooting in ad

A Bernie SandersBernie SandersBernie Sanders to blast GOP healthcare bill at NAACP convention GOP Senate candidate uses Scalise shooting in ad The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE supporter fires on Republican congressmen. left several people injured, including Scalise, who remains hospitalized in fair condition. Brooks is one of a number of Repub...

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  • Trump Jr. adds to legal team ahead of Senate meeting
Trump Jr. adds to legal team ahead of Senate meeting

Kushner is being interviewed by the Senate Intelligence Committee on Monday. Trump tweeted Saturday: "While all agree the U. S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us". and Paul Manafort have both agreed to negotiate with the Senate Judiciary Committee to provide documents "and be ...

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  • Israel installs security cameras at al-Aqsa compound
Israel installs security cameras at al-Aqsa compound

The website quoted the officials as saying that Jordan might take "diplomatic measures" if Israel refuses to meet the demand. With tensions rapidly rising, Palestinians called for more protests Sunday and the Israeli government planned meetings.

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