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NIA has checked terror funding, says Rajnath


Speaking at the function, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath suggested holding a meet every six months between the NIA and state agencies. He said there is 40 per cent decline in Naxal activities and extremist activities in north-east has gone down by 75 per cent. Read More »

10 sailors missing after USS John S. McCain collides with tanker


McCain sustained damage to her port side aft", said the Navy. The collision comes shortly after the top three commanders of the USS Fitzgerald - a U.S. After the collision, the ship was sailing under its own power and heading to port, the service said. It also said tugboats and Singaporean naval and coast guard vessels were in the area to render assistance. Read More »

At Mass, Barcelona prays for unity, peace following deadly attacks


In the end, the man killed 14 people and injured dozens more in his rampage. Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and regional leaders also attended the service celebrated by Barcelona´s Archbishop Juan Jose Omella, who shared a message of solidarity that Pope Francis had personally left on his cell phone. Read More »

Covfefe redux: Donald Trump misspells 'heal' twice on Twitter


After his infamous "covfefe" mishap, the president once again left his followers amused by tweeting about the protests in Boston on Saturday and misspelling the word "heal" as "heel" in four tweets. The president was immediately corrected by Merriam-Webster and lampooned by critics, including Stephen King. The president has been the subject of blistering criticism from lawmakers, business leaders and others over statements he made in the wake of violence at a protest in Charlottesville, ... Read More »

Surya grahan 2017 : How To Watch Celestial Event Safely


For people within that zone, those couple minutes when the sun is completely obscurred represent an opportunity to look with the naked eye. Here's what to know. The solar phenomenon that is being called the Great American Eclipse because it can be seen across all of the nation's contiguous states , will begin in Lubbock at 11:30 a.m., reach a 72 percent peak at 12:57 p.m., and conclude at 2:26 p.m. Read More »

Amber Alert issued for Stokes County 8-year-old girl


Trinity Lakin McGraw has been found safe in Louisville, Kentucky and Patrick Ryan McGraw is in custody, according to the sheriff's office Facebook page. He was wearing a white shirt. The sedan has a Georgia license plate with the number RDG-2198. His tattoos include a cross on his left calf and a clock on his right shoulder, which says "Trinity", the alert said. Read More »

Arrested in Boston After Thousands Gather for Counterprotest


The almost 500 police officers deployed for crowd control at the event were left dealing with counterprotesters when the participants of the "free speech" rally left the bandstand at the park, according to media reports . "Sometimes protest is needed in order to heel, and heel we will!" The police were on heightened alert and arrested at least 27 demonstrators- this in light of the recent violence in Charlottesville , Virginia where 32-year-old Heather Heyer was plowed to death by a ... Read More »

Cong hits out at BJP over cow deaths in Chhattisgarh


Verma has said that the Chhattisgarh state government did not provide money for the shelter which he had been demanding for two years. The Congress on Saturday targeted the BJP on cow protection and said for the ruling party it means "killing of minority people". Read More »

Spain attacks: Missing 7-year-old boy Julian Cadman confirmed dead


Andrew Cadman stayed behind in Australia. He said Ms Cadman appeared to be suffering two broken legs, a back injury and had a large wound on her head. Police have made three arrests in connection with the incident, including Driss Oukabir, a 28-year-old Moroccan who is believed to have rented the van. Read More »

Reports say shell hits Syrian fair


Triggered by the repression of peaceful protests, the conflict in Syria has become more complicated over the years with the involvement of foreign countries and of groups jihadists, on a territory fragmented. then I saw smoke to the side of the entrance to the exhibition hall", 39-year-old Iyad al-Jabiri, a Syrian working at a textile stand at the fair, told AFP . Read More »

Motorist Forced to Jump Over Elevated Drawbridge


Mr Naphys was reportedly already near the centre of the bridge and was forced to accelerate his Toyota RAV 4 to jump the 6ft gap out of fear the vehicle would fall 65ft into the deep bay below. When they landed the auto sustained $10,000 in damages, though no one inside was hurt. The bridge tender told police he activated the bridge's lights and gates in anticipation that all vehicles would be clear. Read More »

Md. Man Admits to Stabbing, Killing Sister, Cousins


A family member arrived at the home located in the 6400 block of Brooke Jane Dr. and found the three girls dead, authorities said. Police department spokeswoman Jennifer Donelan said: "We are now in the midst of a major investigation into what happened to these children and who killed them". Read More »

Slapstick comic Jerry Lewis has died at the age of 91


Jerry starred in more than 50 films, including classics like "My Friend Irma", " The Nutty Professor ", " The King of Comedy ", " The Bellboy " and "Cinderfella". Penn Jillette just tweeted, "Jerry Lewis just died". Born in Newark, New Jersey as Joseph Levitch, Lewis grew up in a vaudeville family . Their stint together began at the 500 Club in Atlantic City, when a performer canceled on Lewis, leading the comedian to tell the club to book Martin."I fell in love with him the day we met". Read More »

Govt to improve on implementation of GST, says Johari


New Delhi- Last Date for Payment of Gst and Filing of Return has been extend 25th August, 2017.Earlier the last date for payment of taxes and filing of GST Return in Form 3B for the month of July was kept as 20th of August 2017. A notice on the GST site, however, stated: "The services will not be available from August 19, 2 p.m.to 2.45 p.m". As the trouble surfaced, the website of "gst.Gov.In" ran a scroll: "We are experiencing slowness and are working to improve the response. Read More »

President Trump Calls Lindsey Graham a "Publicity Seeker"

And that is when Trump had to change his statement . Have you ever watched the news and heard Republicans say nearly the exact same thing and wonder if they're told to do so? Lee and Jackson, another Confederate commander during the 1861-1865 Civil War, have always been celebrated by many white southerners as icons of a lost cause, and reviled by others as traitorous defenders of a slave-holding south. Read More »

Iran reformist leader Mehdi Karroubi ends hunger strike


Karroubi and the fellow reformist politician Mir Hossein Mousavi were candidates in Iran's disputed 2009 presidential election, which sparked months of mass protests over claims the polls were rigged in favour of hardline incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad . Read More »

Solar Eclipse 2017: All you need to know about big day tomorrow


Laura Danly, of Griffith Observatory. "We've had them in stores since Memorial Day, and they just picked up and sold in one week". Where can I see it? "It's always happening somewhere". Can I just, like, look up at the sun? "Even staring at the sun is risky, and sunglasses are no protection". "It's really important to observe safely", Houser said. Read More »

IS claims attacks in Spain, Russia

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks, believed to be its first in Spain. Catalonia president Carles Puigdemont said the five terrorists shot by police in Cambrils - where a auto ploughed into pedestrians - were wearing fake suicide belts when they were stopped, and linked them to the earlier Barcelona attack. Read More »

Talks move a step further, says OPS — AIADMK merger


Speculation is rife that the two factions of the AIADMK will be annoucing their merger soon. Queried about the corruption charges levelled by the Panneerselvam group against the government, he said: "Those things will be corrected". Panneerselvam . His nephew Dinakaran would have been wise to follow his example, but ambition overpowered his more cautious instincts, and it became clear as soon as EPS settled into the Chief Minister's chair that Dinakaran himself was raring to become the CM. Read More »

NAB exploring options after Sharif family refuses to attend NAB inquiry


The Supreme Court in its July 28 order disqualified Nawaz Sharif as prime minister and had directed the accountability bureau to file corruption cases against Nawaz Sharif, his daughter, sons, son-in-law, Ishaq Dar and others. In July, Pakistan's Supreme Court had disqualified Sharif from continuing in his office for possessing a work permit at the firm of his son in the UAE. Read More »

New poll: Most Americans not happy with Trump's Charlottesville response

They're all references to the violent white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia , and how President Donald Trump reacted to them - by effectively pandering to white supremacists. "Such a disgusting lie". Duke and white-nationalist leader Richard Spencer applauded Trump's performance. I would like to call for calm on my own side. Read More »

Trump digs in against critics of his Charlottesville violence response

Lee statute had led to violence and the death of a counter-protester in Charlottesville . One day later, he backtracked his statements and placed the blame on "both sides", once again. "Condemning neo-Nazis and white supremacists should be easy", he said. "I was so exhausted I don't remember saying something nice or derogatory about him", she said. Read More »

Israel police kill Palestinian in West Bank


The 17 year old was killed at a checkpoint in Nablus. A photo of the Palestinian, named by local sources as Qutayba Ziad Zahran from the Tulkarm governorate, later circulated on social media. Israel charges that most of the Palestinian fatalities were killed during knife, gun, or car-ramming attacks or as they tried to perpetrate such an attack. Read More »

FHP Takes Part In 'Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over' Campaign


As part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over safety campaign starting August 18, the Marshfield Police Department will concentrate enforcement efforts on impaired driving through the Labor Day holiday. Silva said in 2015, 5,000 drivers and their riders died in motorcycle crashes, an 8 percent increase over the year before. "We're stressing the dangers of driving impaired to our community", said Police Chief Rollie Cantu. Read More »

Partly cloudy skies possible during eclipse


As of Saturday morning, Monday's forecast in the Harrisburg area is calling for mostly sunny skies, at least until the eclipse occurs, according to the National Weather Service at State College. "If it's overcast, you'll kind of be able to see the sun, but not as well". However, national organizations caution that the only safe way to view a partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as "eclipse glasses" or viewers that meet global standard ISO 12312-2 for safe ... Read More »

North Korea: US can not dodge 'merciless strike'


Beginning Monday, the USA and South Korea will engage in an 11-day drill that is practice for a possible invasion of North Korea, which is threatening the war games could lead to "catastrophe". "It will take resolute steps the moment even a slight sign of the preventive war is spotted", the editorial added. Both US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis said last week that the US was keeping military options on the table in dealing with North Korea. Read More »

Removal of statues won't rewrite history


The group responsible for the majority of these memorials was the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC), the most influential white women's organisation in the south in the late 1800s and early 1900s. "To be honest with you, I really didn't think it was going to become the huge issue that it became", Stewart said. "It's not just racist people against the people who want to tear them down", he said. Read More »

Norris beats the yips to win Fiji International


I was going to quit the game a year ago and now I'm playing all over the world. "I told the boss last week that I have probably two years left playing golf and I just want to have a crack". Pearce began his back nine with an eagle and three straight birdies to open up a three-shot lead before two late bogeys meant he had to settle for an opening six-under-par 66. Read More »

PA State Troopers shot; suspect shot dead


Both troopers were transported for hospital treatment and were alert and responsive, the station reported. One trooper was treated at Uniontown Hospital for a gunshot wound to the hand and subsequently released, Ruggery said. The suspect was shot dead on the scene. Channel 11 discovered shot openings in the glass gateway of an adjacent senior focus. The troopers were dressed professionally however not in uniform, nor was wearing an impenetrable vest. Read More »