• DRC opens inquiry into killing of dozens of Burundian refugees
DRC opens inquiry into killing of dozens of Burundian refugees

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General Congo, Maman Sidikou, in a statement said that he condemned the acts of violence perpetrated in Kamanyola. Kamanyola is home to 2,000 of the almost 44,000 people who have fled Burundi to neighboring Congo, according to the U.N. Refugee Agency. Many fled political violence at home in 2015, when ...

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  • Jacoby Brissett to start for Colts in Week 2
Jacoby Brissett to start for Colts in Week 2

Arians never imagined it would be like this. The rest of the questionable Cardinals will be game-time decisions, including tight end Jermaine Gresham and inside linebacker Deone Bucannon , Arians said. Pagano's next win will be No. 50. So we've got a bunch of young guys that have got to grow up in a hurry. And oddly, it's possible neither ...

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  • Hamas agrees to steps towards Palestinian unity
Hamas agrees to steps towards Palestinian unity

Hamas agreed to dissolve the administrative committee it had formed in March previous year to run the daily affairs in the Gaza Strip, the coastal enclave that Hamas has been ruling since it had violently taken control of it in the summer of 2007.

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  • Boris eyes up No 10 with blueprint for better Brexit
Boris eyes up No 10 with blueprint for better Brexit

The unfounded figure generated controversy over its prominent use by "Leave" campaigners in the run-up to last year's Brexit referendum. A spokeswoman for the United Kingdom statistics authority said: "Sir David Norgrove does not believe the issues lie exclusively with the headlines.

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  • B'desh begins building 14000 shelters for Rohingya refugees
B'desh begins building 14000 shelters for Rohingya refugees

Bangladeshi authorities summoned Burma's envoy to protest what they said were violations of their airspace, further straining the nations' ties as the number of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in western Burma in the past three weeks reached more than 400,000.

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  • Trump Retweets Mock Video of Golf Shot Knocking Over Hillary
Trump Retweets Mock Video of Golf Shot Knocking Over Hillary

The vivified GIF picture Trump retweeted joined together film of Trump taking a swing on a golf course with film of Clinton stumbling and falling as she loaded onto a plane in 2011 as secretary of state. Trump's retweeting spree also came on the heels of a week during which he drew criticism from pockets of his political base as he signaled he ...

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  • Narendra Modi, Tendulkar congratulates PV Sindhu over Koren Open Super Series win
Narendra Modi, Tendulkar congratulates PV Sindhu over Koren Open Super Series win

However, in the second game, the reigning world champion was at her best, decieving Sindhu with her trademark drop shots and impeccable net play. Okuhara, seeded eighth in the tournament, outgunned her teammate and second seed Akane Yamaguchi 21-17, 21-18 in the first semifinal.

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  • Disinvited: Harvard Rescinds Manning's Visiting Fellowship Following Backlash
Disinvited: Harvard Rescinds Manning's Visiting Fellowship Following Backlash

Michael Morell , a former deputy director and acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency, resigned a senior fellowship at the school over the invitation to Manning, according to NPR . The Harvard Kennedy School, a public policy school at Harvard University, has rescinded its invitation for whistleblower Chelsea Manning to become a vi...

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  • Complaint filed in Hollywood nursing home deaths
Complaint filed in Hollywood nursing home deaths

Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills left messages on the cellphone that were referred to two other agencies, the governor's office said. "However, it is clear that this is an isolated incident and is not representative of the larger long-term care profession in Florida".

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  • Dabhoi prepares to receive PM Modi ahead of Sardar Sarovar Dam inauguration
Dabhoi prepares to receive PM Modi ahead of Sardar Sarovar Dam inauguration

Modi will visit two of his favourite projects on his birthday - the Sardar Sarovar Dam Project and the Statue of Unity being built in the memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The court allowed resumption of work in October 2000. The saffron party has been blaming the opposition Congress for the project's delay. "Within 20 days of becoming prime ...

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  • McCain co-sponsors bill to block Trump's transgender military ban
McCain co-sponsors bill to block Trump's transgender military ban

Under that policy, started by the Obama administration, any service member who was already active was allowed to come out without fear of being forcibly discharged, and the military branches were looking at ways on how best to accommodate transgender new recruits.

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  • FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly obtains Facebook search warrant
FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly obtains Facebook search warrant

Along with the videos themselves, Facebook reportedly handed over more details about the accounts that bought the ads and the criteria they used to target Facebook users. "To justify forcing FB to give up the info". A former Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence agent, Asha Rangappa said, "This is big news - and potentially bad news...

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  • Benitez urges calm as Newcastle fans 'think about Europe' after strong start
Benitez urges calm as Newcastle fans 'think about Europe' after strong start

Although Xherdan Shaqiri equalised against the run of play, Lascelles, who is expected to sign a new five-year deal in the next few days, headed another excellent Ritchie cross in off the post after 68 minutes to secure the points. Mame Biram Diouf would normally knock the header in and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting would usually despatch the opportu...

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  • Trump's Push to Ax the Iran Nuclear Deal May Alienate Allies
Trump's Push to Ax the Iran Nuclear Deal May Alienate Allies

In other words, the rest of the world would likely not view U.S actions through the prism and paradigms that neocon opponents of the deal suggest. Under the deal, Iran undertook to put limitations on its nuclear program in exchange for the termination of all nuclear-related sanctions against Tehran.

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  • White House Denies Report That US Will Stay In Paris Climate Agreement
White House Denies Report That US Will Stay In Paris Climate Agreement

In June Trump said under the Paris Agreement , the USA could lose almost 3 million jobs by 2025 and pay billions to a global climate fund. These include carbon dioxide generated from burning of fossil fuels that scientists blame for a warming planet, sea level rise, droughts and more frequent violent storms.

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  • Vikings' Bradford had knee MRI
Vikings' Bradford had knee MRI

The source said the MRI did not reveal any specific damage, but those scans do not always offer a clear picture in a knee that has undergone multiple ACL repairs. Sloter, who played his college football at the University of Southern Mississippi and the University of Northern Colorado, went undrafted back in the spring.

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  • Jury says teen in Slenderman stabbing attack was mentally ill
Jury says teen in Slenderman stabbing attack was mentally ill

Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser were both 12-years-old at the time of the 2014 attack on Payton Leutner, also 12. Judge Michael Bohren told jurors they must decide whether Weier had a mental illness at the time of the crime and whether she lacked the capacity to understand her wrongful conduct.

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  • Trump's DACA 'deal' with Democrats may impact key GOP elections
Trump's DACA 'deal' with Democrats may impact key GOP elections

The two Democrats said that a border security package might include new technology, drones, air support, sensor equipment and rebuilding roads along the border to improve USA patrols. "Both sides might have to rein in their expectations", she said of reaching a deal. San Jose is believed to be the first city to sue Trump over the rescission of ...

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  • Pak-Afghan border crossing remains sealed at Torkham after twin blasts
Pak-Afghan border crossing remains sealed at Torkham after twin blasts

Wazir is the political agent and the most senior administrator in the Kurram Agency region in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan. . The border was closed after a grenade attack injured soldiers and civilians on Friday afternoon. Asmat is a believed to be a relative of Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Salam Zaeef, who served a...

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  • Federal Judge Blocks DOJ From Ending Grant Funds to Sanctuary Cities
Federal Judge Blocks DOJ From Ending Grant Funds to Sanctuary Cities

Leinenweber said Chicago had shown a "likelihood of success" in arguing that Sessions exceeded his authority with the new conditions. A judge in San Francisco restricted a January executive order from Trump that threatened to block all federal funds to sanctuary cities - a catchall term generally used to describe jurisdictions that have som...

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