• United States detects 'highly unusual' North Korean submarine activity
United States detects 'highly unusual' North Korean submarine activity

To launch a missile from a submarine, high pressure steam is used to propel the rocket out of the launch canister into the air before the engines ignite. The official Korean Central News Agency also denounced the strategy, saying north-south relations "will never improve with the DPRK nuclear issue as a preconditon".

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  • Prime Minister of Pakistan steps down
Prime Minister of Pakistan steps down

The disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office, by the Pakistan Supreme Court in the Panama Papers case, leaves a huge political vacuum in the country. Each party is focusing on various candidates and they have handed over their nomination papers. He is expected to install a loyalist as interim prime minister t...

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  • Encounter breaks out in Pulwama
Encounter breaks out in Pulwama

Abu Dujana is apparently carrying a Rs 10 lakh reward on his head. Hailing from Pakistan, Dujana was considered as an A++ terrorist by the security forces. Kashmir is embroiled in utter chaos and violence since previous year after Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was gunned down by security forces.

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  • Hero pilot lands plane 'blind' in Istanbul as hailstones shatter windscreen
Hero pilot lands plane 'blind' in Istanbul as hailstones shatter windscreen

Image: Ватные Хроники/YouTube A pilot has been labelled a hero after landing a plane safely despite not being able to see out of the front of the aircraft and having no auto-pilot. The pilot was granted special permission to land the plane at Turkey's Ataturk airport despite it being closed down for other flights because of extremely bad weathe...

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  • Pakistan elects Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as interim prime minister
Pakistan elects Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as interim prime minister

The report said several names were floated for consideration during the meeting of the opposition leaders which took place at the National Assembly. "Opposition parties will use the cases against him to unseat him", Mazhar Abbas, a senior Pakistani journalist, told DW.

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  • Venezuela opposition leaders taken from their homes, say families
Venezuela opposition leaders taken from their homes, say families

As Venezuelans suffer shortages of basic commodities and street violence escalates, Maduro is seeking to rewrite the constitution after a referendum on Sunday that the opposition and many foreign governments refused to recognize. It comes a day after a controversial vote to give the country's President Nicolas Maduro sweeping new powers that many f...

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  • National Night Out set for Tuesday
National Night Out set for Tuesday

California Shock Trauma Air Rescue - or CalSTAR - will be back with one of its helicopters, which is expected to land at approximately 5:50 p.m. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie.

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  • Check Out World's Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge In Switzerland
Check Out World's Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge In Switzerland

The bridge is situated on the Europaweg , a high-altitude hiking trail, that connects the villages of Zermatt and Graechen. According to a BBC report, the new bridge replaces one that was damaged by rock falls. The newly constructed bridge spans the valley between the towns of Zermat and Grächen at a height of 279 feet. Or, as one spokespers...

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  • Republicans in Congress must face the truth
Republicans in Congress must face the truth

But Senate Republicans say they don't have the votes and it's time to move on. But republican senator John McCain and the senate republican Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski voted against it, alongside the democrats, bringing to 51 against 49 votes opposed to this partial abrogation of Obamacare .

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  • Fire Ball ride could return to Calgary Stampede after deadly OH accident
Fire Ball ride could return to Calgary Stampede after deadly OH accident

The North American Midway is confident the Fire Ball ride could be back at the Calgary Stampede as early as next year, after a tragedy in OH forced the operator to shut down all three of its rides until further notice. "I am terribly saddened by this accident, by the loss of life and that people were injured enjoying Ohio's fair ". Some other ...

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  • Paul Ryan: GOP Has Found Consensus on Tax Reform
Paul Ryan: GOP Has Found Consensus on Tax Reform

Lawmakers want to make sure that the House, Senate , and the administration are all generally on the same page so Congress can get to work on the legislation when everyone returns to Washington in September. He said they remain open to going to conference if the Senate can eventually move something. Rep. Mo Brooks says the "failure" of the GOP h...

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  • Security stepped up at Australian airports
Security stepped up at Australian airports

Police alleged that the arrested men were planning to use an "improvised device" to carry out an attack to bring down an aircraft but no details on a particular target , location, time or date were uncovered. Officials did not specify if the plot targeted a domestic or worldwide flight, but Sydney's Daily Telegraph reported that "a local r...

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  • Trump criticises China over N Korea
Trump criticises China over N Korea

A Pyongyang long-range missile test that could hit major USA cities has sparked widespread criticism from the US and its allies and requires a new reflection on the tactics over Pyongyang . The U.S. military has conducted 15 THAAD tests so far including the latest one, which were all successful. The president's office said at the time...

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  • McConnell halts recess in face of Trump Twitter storm on Obamacare
McConnell halts recess in face of Trump Twitter storm on Obamacare

The healthcare bill, nicknamed the Skinny Repeal , was a slimmed down version of a comprehensive plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Sen. Susan Collins of ME, one of the three Republican senators who voted against the GOP health bill on Friday, said she's troubled by Trump's claims that the insurance payments are a "bailout".

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  • Ford To Repair Explorer Police Cars Over Carbon Monoxide Concerns
Ford To Repair Explorer Police Cars Over Carbon Monoxide Concerns

As per the NHTSA page, Ford Explorer models from 2011-2017 and the Ford Police Intercept models from 2016-2017 are now under an open investigation . "We started hearing that there may be a potential problem with carbon monoxide , where officers were displaying symptoms when the air conditioning was run on the maximum setting", said Mariet...

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  • British Gas to raise electricity prices by 12.5%
British Gas to raise electricity prices by 12.5%

It will mean an average dual fuel bill for a typical annual household tariff will rise by £76 to £1,120 - a 7.3 per cent increase, according to British Gas. Credit will be given to help protect 200,000 of the most vulnerable customers, it said, and stressed it was "one of the last suppliers to introduce a price rise, many months after increases by ...

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  • Moeen Ali claims Test hat-trick first — Spin to win
Moeen Ali claims Test hat-trick first — Spin to win

Moeen, the third England bowler to take two wickets in two balls in consecutive sessions of this match, succeeded where Ben Stokes and Toby Roland-Jones had failed by counting Morne Morkel as his hat-trick victim. "I've scored a few hat-tricks in football warm-ups, but this is a different sort of feeling. a better feeling". Roland-Jones then ...

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  • Frustrated GOP activists threaten 2018 consequences after Obamacare fail
Frustrated GOP activists threaten 2018 consequences after Obamacare fail

More than seven years and the original repeal and replace bill was crafted in secret by a bakers' dozen of white, male senators (including Tennessee's Lamar Alexander ) and wasn't revealed until days before the first vote? "Republicans in the Senate will NEVER win if they don't go to a 51 vote majority NOW", Trump tweeted .

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  • Arsenal owner Kroenke under fire after launching bloodsports TV station
Arsenal owner Kroenke under fire after launching bloodsports TV station

Kroenke oversaw the launch of the channel at a Game Fair in Hertfordshire but the app has been slammed for glorifying hunting as bloodsport. According to the report, the channel, which will cost United Kingdom viewers £9.99 a month, will show "regular hunting programmes that includes killing elephants, lions and other vulnerable African species...

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  • Missing woman, 2 children found dead outside Leesburg
Missing woman, 2 children found dead outside Leesburg

A vehicle belonging to a missing Virginia woman was found in Loudoun County on Monday afternoon, and the three bodies inside appeared to be those of the woman and the two children who were with her when they vanished, authorities said. We are just happy to provide whatever comfort we can to the family at this point and try to bring this to some sor...

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