• JDU's tie-up with BJP
JDU's tie-up with BJP "unfortunate": Sharad Yadav

Nitish-led JD (U)-NDA government had a support of 132 MLAs. The new Nitish Kumar government, in which NDA is a coalition partner, had comfortably won the trust vote on Friday last. The signals are loud and clear that he is ready to divorce JD (U), though Yadav himself stopped short of spelling it out. The BJP responded to Yadav.

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  • Barcelona offer Ivan Rakitic as part of Coutinho bid
Barcelona offer Ivan Rakitic as part of Coutinho bid

Coutinho has emerged as a potential transfer target for the Catalan giants in recent days as the future of Neymar continues to remain uncertain. The Express are citing a report from Mundo Deportivo that claims Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham have all made contact with the La Liga giants to express their interest in signing the Brazili...

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  • High court ruling on juvenile lifers hasn't impacted Indiana
High court ruling on juvenile lifers hasn't impacted Indiana

The court in 2012 barred states from imposing mandatory life without parole on minors convicted of murder. But the court also noted "that rigorous consideration of an offender's youth is required in sentencing a juvenile to life without parole".

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  • Alexis Sanchez delays Arsenal return as he considers transfer request
Alexis Sanchez delays Arsenal return as he considers transfer request

He has no basic problem apart from the fact that [instead of] coming back tomorrow he comes back on Tuesday. He had the flu. Despite seeing two previous bids rejected, Wenger has refused to give up on signing the 21-year-old and the Express are citing a report from The Sun that claims a breakthrough has now been reached.

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  • Indian Coast Guard seizes heroin worth Rs 3500 crore off Gujarat coast
Indian Coast Guard seizes heroin worth Rs 3500 crore off Gujarat coast

The crew has been detained for questioning. As per reports, eight crew members - all Indians - have also been taken into custody. India is part of a transit route in the lucrative drug smuggling trade, due to its proximity to Afghanistan, which is the world's largest producer of opium - the main ingredient in heroin.

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  • Chicago White Sox trade Melky Cabrera to Kansas City
Chicago White Sox trade Melky Cabrera to Kansas City

Puckett. Cabrera is set to be a free agent this November. Cabrera, 32, is batting.295 with a.336 on-base percentage and 13 homers in 98 games for the White Sox . 4 starter due to his plus changeup and good command. This season, Puckett went 9-7 with a 3.90 ERA for the Wilmington Blue Rocks of Single-A Advanced.

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  • Came to Bengaluru to save democracy and ourselves: Gujarat Congress MLAs
Came to Bengaluru to save democracy and ourselves: Gujarat Congress MLAs

The Congress on Sunday paraded its Gujarat legislators camped in Bengaluru before the media and said that "the party is fighting to protect democracy". Slamming the Vijay Rupani government of Gujarat for ignoring the people affected by floods in the states, Shaktisinh Gohil said, "The BJP MLAs were not anxious about the floods".

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  • Here's video of North Korea's latest missile test
Here's video of North Korea's latest missile test

Even before the latest launch, tensions were high on the Korean Peninsula, with the United States , Japan , and South Korea repeatedly expressing condemnation of previous test launches by Pyongyang . North Korea could have a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile as early as 2018, according to a report from The Washington Post . ...

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  • Pregnant doctor delivers a baby right before she gives birth
Pregnant doctor delivers a baby right before she gives birth

Before the obstetrician could give birth to her own child, she chose to help deliver a baby girl being born down the hall. Halliday Johnson was fully dilated. Halliday Johnson said what Hess did was pretty unbelievable, and that she felt fortunate Hess was there and the type of person who would step up when needed.

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  • Wary Cong keeps Guj MLAs at Karnataka resort after desertions
Wary Cong keeps Guj MLAs at Karnataka resort after desertions

After its six MLAs deserted ahead of Rajya Sabha polls, a wary Congress has lodged its 44 Gujarat legislators at a private resort on the outskirts of Bangalore, saying it is "protecting" them from the BJPs "hooliganism". Six of the party's 57 MLAs have resigned over the past three days, three of them have joined the BJP and speculation is rife that...

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  • Gary Woodland fires a 63, tied for 2nd at Canadian Open
Gary Woodland fires a 63, tied for 2nd at Canadian Open

Flores went all of Round Two without shooting a bogey and eagled the par-five hole two. 16-18 before adding an eagle at the par-5 second hole to move to 12-under. "I was really pleased with my day", Flores said to the Canadian Press . "I had about 185 yards. That was a bonus". American Gary Woodland soared up the leaderboard with a 10-birdie r...

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  • Prayers and tributes as little Charlie Gard loses battle for life
Prayers and tributes as little Charlie Gard loses battle for life

The pope reacted quickly to the news of Charlie's death, tweeting late Friday "I entrust little Charlie to the Father and pray for his parents and all those who loved him". Gard's condition, known as mitochondrial disease, induced progressive brain damage and muscle atrophy in the infant. The case trickled through the British court system and ended...

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  • Two Rides Pulled From Greater Gulf State Fair After Ohio Tragedy
Two Rides Pulled From Greater Gulf State Fair After Ohio Tragedy

The law firm said Friday it has retained investigators to reconstruct the malfunction and determine how and why it happened. "Our hearts are heavy for the families of those involved in last night's tragic accident. So there's a lot of hours in terms of where each ride is going to be placed", Burtch said. In addition to the Santa Cruz and Sant...

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  • Japan PM Abe - There is no avoiding increasing pressure on North Korea
Japan PM Abe - There is no avoiding increasing pressure on North Korea

Reuters reported that the angle of the missile was pointed sharply upward but more powerful than the missile North Korea launched on July 4 , raising concerns that the country is escalating its nuclear capabilities in response to Western interference.

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  • 'The Queer Insurrection and Liberation Army' are fighting homophobic Islamic State
'The Queer Insurrection and Liberation Army' are fighting homophobic Islamic State

Reports of gay men being thrown off roofs due to their alleged crimes have trickled into the western media sporadically. Others called into question the unit's creation, given some sections of Kurdish society's attitudes toward the LGBT community, as one activist told The Independent .

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  • Pope Francis Praying For Charlie Gard And His Parents
Pope Francis Praying For Charlie Gard And His Parents

The hospital statement added: "We deeply regret that profound and heartfelt differences between Charlie's doctors and his parents have had to be played out in court over such a protracted period". We are pleased this morning, well as happy as you can be at a time like this, two doctors came forward to offer their help to grant Chris and I our fin...

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  • Watch New Trailer for Marjorie Prime Film, Starring Jon Hamm
Watch New Trailer for Marjorie Prime Film, Starring Jon Hamm

The film premiered at the Utah festival back in January before making its way to United Kingdom shores this summer at the touring Sundance London festival where we were lucky enough to see it. A lot of Black Mirror comparisons have been made - which sounds like a good thing to me. Smith looks like she'll do some heartbreaking work, and Hamm loo...

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  • British American Tobacco Plc (BTI) Receives An Update From Brokers
British American Tobacco Plc (BTI) Receives An Update From Brokers

Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in shares of Reynolds American by 21.2% in the first quarter. Another trade for 17,393 shares valued at $1.06 million was sold by Crew Debra Ann . Investors of record on Monday, June 12th were paid a dividend of $0.51 per share. Clean Yield Group holds 2.96% of its portfolio in Century Bancorp, ...

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  • Drinking four days a week may lower risk of diabetes
Drinking four days a week may lower risk of diabetes

Drinking some types of alcohol up to four times a week can significantly protect against diabetes, a study has suggested. "Recommendations for alcohol in this case cannot be taken from a single study with only one outcome, because alcohol is associated with risk of more than 50 different diseases", said Janne Tolstrup, Ph.D., of the National In...

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  • 'Skinny' Obamacare Repeal Bill Takes Shape
'Skinny' Obamacare Repeal Bill Takes Shape

This bill begins to unravel the nightmare of Obamacare . Portman said he was backing the bill as a way to start a conference with the House, which approved a broader ObamaCare repeal-and-replace legislation. President Trump tweeted his thanks to the Arizona senator for playing "such a vital role" in the vote. The skinny proposal is seen as ...

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