• India, Pakistan summon each other's envoys over ceasefire violations
India, Pakistan summon each other's envoys over ceasefire violations

On Thursday, two women were killed, while five others, including three women, sustained gunshot wounds when the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) resorted to unprovoked firing along the Working Boundary in Sialkot. Official sources said Mr Shah was conveyed the Government's grave concerns at the continued ceasefire violations and deliberate ta...

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  • Rand Paul attacker to plead guilty
Rand Paul attacker to plead guilty

Boucher. Paul, a Republican, was wearing headphones while mowing his lawn in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on November 3 when his neighbor Rene Boucher , 58, became angered by seeing the 55-year-old senator stack brush near Boucher's property, the U.S.

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  • Trump reaching out to Democrats on spending bill -aides
Trump reaching out to Democrats on spending bill -aides

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said that on Thursday, he was ratcheting up the likelihood of a shutdown from 30% to a 50-50 possibility. Leaders of both parties blamed each other for the impasse. Talks soured last week amid claims the president asked lawmakers - during a bipartisan meeting in the Oval Office - why "people from s...

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  • Putin takes icy plunge to mark Orthodox observance of the Epiphany
Putin takes icy plunge to mark Orthodox observance of the Epiphany

In the city of Yakutsk, where it was slightly warmer, with the air temperatures of about -45 degrees, there were three ice-holes arranged for the mass bathing. Russian President Vladimir Putin took a dip in freezing water at a monastery on the Feast of the Epiphany on Thursday night. Putin's latest macho exploit comes as he bids for a fourth K...

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  • US Supreme Court to take up case on Trump's latest travel ban
US Supreme Court to take up case on Trump's latest travel ban

Originally Trump targeted six Muslim nations in the first version of the ban, targeting nations whose people may pose a threat to U.S. security as the billionaire made good on a campaign promise. The appeals court ruled that Trump had exceeded the authority Congress had given him over immigration and had violated a part of the immigration laws bar...

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  • DUP MP Sammy Wilson says he regrets Varadkar comments
DUP MP Sammy Wilson says he regrets Varadkar comments

Varadkar said it would be "counterproductive" to back calls for a second referendum which have grown since leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage floated the idea last week. "We are not throwing out the British, we want them to stay", he said. "So I don't think it's anti-democratic to change your mind or have a second vote", he added.

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  • Donald Trump's physician says he's
Donald Trump's physician says he's "very healthy" but could lose 10-15lbs

Jackson isn't just Trump's physician, though; he's been the White House doctor since 2013. Trump was 70 when he took office on January 20, 2017, making him the oldest person ever elected to the presidency. Jackson said he will recommend a low-impact exercise routine like a stationary bike for him. Any score of 26 or above on the ten-minute, 30-...

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  • Murphy signs order aimed at equal pay for women
Murphy signs order aimed at equal pay for women

Pressed by reporters for more specifics, Murphy said he would indeed take the full pay. Among the dignitaries sitting on stage behind him were his wife, Tammy, and their four children, Josh, Emma, Charlie, and Sam; Christie and his wife, Mary Pat; Senate President Steve Sweeney; Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin; U.S.

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  • Fox shelved story about Trump and porn star Stormy Daniels
Fox shelved story about Trump and porn star Stormy Daniels

So this story about Donald Trump paying $130,000 to porn star Stormy Daniels to keep her quiet about an affair he had with her just after Melania gave birth to their son Barron keeps getting juicier and creepier. The porn star claimed that her lawyer, along with Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , had worked out a six-figure fee, thou...

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  • Dow closes above 26000 for the 1st time, up more than 300pts
Dow closes above 26000 for the 1st time, up more than 300pts

Stock market volume and price action picked up Tuesday as the book closed on holiday-related trade, but indexes came off their session highs. The Dow hit 26,000 in intraday trading on Tuesday, but dropped at the close. That was the shortest time between 1,000-point milestones in the Dow's history spanning more than 100 years. Brent crude, used to...

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  • Satellite Images Show China Has Built Military Complex In Doklam
Satellite Images Show China Has Built Military Complex In Doklam

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, during an event on Wednesday, admitted that China had carried out some infrastructure development near Doklam, but termed it as temporary. "But while their troops may have returned and the infrastructure remains, it is anybody's guess whether they would come back there, or it is because of the winter they could not t...

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  • Trump's leaked nuclear report suggests Russia has a doomsday device
Trump's leaked nuclear report suggests Russia has a doomsday device

Russian Federation reportedly possesses an underwater nuclear drone that is capable of carrying a 100-megaton nuclear warhead, a leaked draft of the Pentagon's Nuclear Posture Review has confirmed. Cyberattacks threatening to or actually wreaking physical havoc on the USA mainland could be met with nuclear retaliation, the New York Times rep...

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  • South Africa summons US embassy official over Trump 'shithole' remark
South Africa summons US embassy official over Trump 'shithole' remark

Some lawmakers on January 14, denied President Trump called Haiti, El Salvador and African nations " shithole countries ", as debate over an immigration deal continues and Congress faces a government shutdown . Graham said he set up a White House meeting. "These are evil days when the President of the United States doesn't seem to understa...

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  • Bob Dole receives Congressional Gold Medal, one of USA's highest civilian honors
Bob Dole receives Congressional Gold Medal, one of USA's highest civilian honors

Elizabeth Dole and his daughter, Robin. Dole was the main previous Republican chosen one to help Trump's bid in the 2016 decision. Trump, meanwhile, was mired in a pitched budget battle that threatened to end in a government shutdown at week's end.

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  • Status yellow wind warning issued for Co Louth
Status yellow wind warning issued for Co Louth

There may be cancellations to trains. The Met Office has Wrexham down for 80% chance of "heavy snow" this evening - with sleety showers nearly guaranteed. "Travel delays are likely on roads with a risk that some vehicles and passengers could become stranded". "It is also going to be accompanied by some cold winds as well, gale-force winds at ...

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  • Brigitte Bardot blasts #MeToo actresses as 'hypocritical and ridiculous'
Brigitte Bardot blasts #MeToo actresses as 'hypocritical and ridiculous'

The actress added that there was "nothing in the letter" that said "anything good about harassment, otherwise I wouldn't have signed it". The legendary French actress seems to be against it and here's the reason why! "Lots of actresses try to play the tease with producers to get a role", she said, as translated by AFP .

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  • Facebook expands probe into whether Russian spies swung Brexit vote
Facebook expands probe into whether Russian spies swung Brexit vote

Facebook has heeded calls from British MPs to deepen its investigation into whether Russian agents used the social media platform to spread fake news in order to influence the Brexit vote. The select committee responsible for overseeing the investigation was concerned that the same "troll" accounts set up to target the USA election were also aime...

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  • Will Ferrell Interviews Roger Federer as Ron Burgundy After Australian Open Win
Will Ferrell Interviews Roger Federer as Ron Burgundy After Australian Open Win

Though the third set proved to be fairly tricky, Federer has looked mostly comfortable in his opening two matches and looks more than set for another strong run at the tournament. Federer said he was happy to avoid the sweltering daytime heat, although hoped he would be up to the challenge should he draw an early start. "Quick question, Roger.

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  • Assembly elections: Poll dates for Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland announced
Assembly elections: Poll dates for Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland announced

The term of Meghalaya Legislative Assembly will end on March 6, while Nagaland Legislative Assembly will end on March 13 and the term of Tripura Legislative Assembly will conclude on March 14. For polls in Meghalaya and Nagaland, the notification will be issued on 31st January. The last date of for withdrawal of candidatures is February 12.

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  • Crew leaps from boat just before crash
Crew leaps from boat just before crash

In video capturing the ordeal, you can see three fishermen jumping out of their boat at the last second before 75-year-old Marlin Larson crashed his 30-foot motorboat into the fishing boat. The two other passengers also suffered injuries. The incident took place on the Columbia River near Hammond in the northwestern state on August 12.

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