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Militants attack Myanmar security forces leaving 25 people dead

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Friday's fighting exploded around Rathedaung township, where there has been a heavy build up of Myanmar troops in recent weeks, with reports filtering out of killings by shadowy groups, army-blockaded villages and a renewed exodus of refugees heading towards neighbouring Bangladesh. Read More »

David Villa back in Spain squad

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AC Milan attacking midfielder Suso, who scored one goal and set up another in the Rossoneri's 3-0 win at Crotone in their Serie A opener at the weekend, has earned his first call-up to the national team. But Villa, who signed on for another year with NY before the summer, can make a case for himself. NYCFC stands second in the Eastern Conference, behind Toronto FC. Read More »

Pakistan strongly rejects Trump's remarks on terrorism

General Bajwa further said that collaboration between all stakeholders in the key to bringing the war in Afghanistan to its logical conclusion, the statement said. However, Trump has emphasized that even though more troops will enter the war theater, he is not interested in "nation-building". Pakistan's opposition has asked Abbasi to cancel a scheduled visit by Pakistan's foreign minister to Washington. Read More »

CareConnect, Long Island-based Health Insurer, Going Out of Business

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Obamacare plans will be sold in every part of the USA next year after an insurer agreed to do business in a small OH county, overcoming predictions that some Americans wouldn't have access to coverage under the law in 2018. Refusing to make those payments, as President Donald Trump has threatened, could be a death blow to Obamacare. But nonprofit health insurer CareSource is filling the void. Read More »

San Francisco braces for upcoming Patriot Prayer rally

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San Francisco dog owners plan to create a carpet of excrement at the location where the Patriot Prayer group will be holding a rally. "We're in an interesting situation no question about it, where the Bay Area, known for its protection of speech is also known for how much it deplores discrimination and hate speech", said Julie Nice, a constitutional law professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law. Read More »

US Child: ISIS Uses American Boy to Send New Threat

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The boy further says in the video that he moved to Syria from America with his family two years ago. "I didn't know much about Islam except the name". The boy, fluent in English and identified only as Yousef, age 10, appears to be reading from a script in parts of the slickly produced video. "It's possible it's a new unknown case, and it's entirely possible ISIS is distorting the truth for the propaganda benefits". Read More »

Knife-wielding man shot dead in Brussels 'terror attack'

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The attack took place on Boulevard Emile Jacqmain in the centre of Brussels . Two soldiers suffered minor injuries in the attack one in the face, the other in the hand. Police have sealed off the scene of the incident. "All our support is with our soldiers", Prime Minister Charles Michel said via Twitter. " Our security services stay vigilant and we monitor the situation closely ", he said. Read More »

Ram Rahim verdict out; Violence breaks out in Haryana, Punjab

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The sentencing hearing will be on August 28. Meanwhile, after the verdict, Dera followers resorted to large scale violence in Panchkula and at some places in the neighboring state Punjab . Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi later told NDTV that he expected the state government to control the tense situation in the state. Security personnel are also making an appeal to Dera followers to evacuate Panchkula and trying to stop any more from entering Chandigarh . Read More »

Thailand's deputy PM says unclear if Yingluck has fled country

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However, the court was not provided with medical documentation and believed she intends to flee. "We have pushed back the verdict date to Sept 27", a statement from a Supreme Court judge said. "She won't flee because she fights hard". Thousands of people turned up outside the Bangkok court house anyway, though, along with thousands of police who erected barricades around the court. Read More »

Afghanistan: 2 killed in mosque attack

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The police further added the attack had caused some casualties and they were preparing to try to clear the mosque. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Islamic State militants have attacked minority Shi'ite targets in Afghanistan in the past. Read More »

Trump imposes tough new sanctions on Venezuela

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President Donald Trump signed an executive order approving the sanctions Thursday. "But if the country continues to embrace dictatorship, the economic pain could be ratcheted up". In a transparent attempt at self-preservation, the Maduro dictatorship rewards and enriches corrupt officials in the government's security apparatus by burdening future generations of Venezuelans with massively expensive debts, the White House said. Read More »

Buckingham Palace in lockdown after alleged attack on police

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He was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and assault on police and officers remain outside the world famous building. It came amid reports on social media that a "man with a sword" had targeted police at the palace. The Queen is not in the capital and is now staying at her Scottish residence, Balmoral. The soldiers - who suffered injuries to their face and hand - opened fire on the attacker as the 30-year-old man, believed to be from Somalia, charged at them with a large bladed ... Read More »

French President Emmanuel Macron Spends $30000 on Makeup in Just Three Months

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Mr Macron said he would not be deterred from seeking an "ambitious compromise" by "a country that has chose to isolate itself in the workings of Europe". While responding to Macron's allegations, Poland's foreign minister Witold Waszczykowski varied that, his country "is not being isolated" and admonished Macron to follow developments in central Europe more closely. Read More »

Hong Kong Port Shuts For Typhoon Hato

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In response to Typhoon Hato, a deadly storm that hit southern China earlier this week, Facebook has made a decision to activate its Safety Check feature to let users in the area inform their friends and family they're okay. In the neighbouring southern Chinese province of Guangdong, at least eight people have died, reported state broadcaster CCTV, while about 27,000 were evacuated to temporary shelters, said the official Xinhua news agency. Read More »

Mark Wahlberg top-earning actor

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With a portfolio of movies like Transformers-The Last Knight and Daddy's Home, Mark has earned a significant amount of money though the movies were neither critically acclaimed nor commercially successful. Perhaps not surprisingly, the actors still significantly outearn their female counterparts. Shahrukh Khan at number 8 has an annual income of $38 million, while Salman Khan at spot 9 earns around $37 million. Read More »

PM Najib to visit Donald Trump in September

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Trump at the White House on Sept 12. But a massive corruption scandal involving a state investment fund founded by Najib has caused strains with the USA and other countries investigating allegations of embezzlement and money laundering. Read More »

Gronk makes guest appearance in new Katy Perry music video

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The video may be subtle, but the similarity between "Swish" and "Swift" are clear. Perry has suggested that " Swish Swish " is her way of clapping back at Swift, but as clapbacks go, it's just a little bit ... There are a few bright points, like Nicki Minaj's halftime verse/dance break and the stars of GLOW cheering from the sidelines. At the time, she joked, "I'm really happy for you and I'mma let you finish, but Kanye has had one of the greatest careers of all time!" The " Bad ... Read More »

Arun Jaitley Announces New Commission For Sub-categorization Within OBC Reservation Category

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Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot said that while there are over 10,000 OBC sub-castes in the central and the state lists, there has never been a census of the OBCs, unlike the SC/ST community. Paswan said there were provisions of reservation for the most backward castes in nine states but there was no such system at the Centre. In this connection, the National Commission for Backward Classes had given its recommendation in 2011. Read More »

Diplomacy is 'stronger, more powerful' in standoff with NK: US Pacific commander

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The U.S. commanders are expected to stressed that a military option will be on the table as the last means to use in case of an eventual failure in efforts to resolve the North Korea issue via diplomacy, a defense source said. "Perception is in the eyes of the beholder, and I will hope that no one will test the USA on the perception that we've had a problem with USS John McCain and three other assets - that would be a very foolhardy thing to do", Harris told reporters at a news conference ... Read More »

BJP, RSS resent Durga idols immersion ban on Muharram day

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From the time she has been the Chief Minister in Bengal Mamata on several occasions has proved her inclinations towards the Muslims. She wants to divide Hindu and Muslim. Last year, when Muharram fell a day after Dashami, a series of small to medium scale communal clashes took places across various districts in West Bengal that continued for almost a week. Read More »

First Analysis Boosts Rating On Intuit Inc. (INTU)

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The stock of AT&T Inc. About 93,650 shares traded. (NASDAQ:INTU) has risen 23.62% since August 24, 2016 and is uptrending. Metropolitan Life Insur Com Ny reported 236,023 shares stake. STANSBURY HENRY TAYLOE sold $516,102 worth of Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) was sold by FLOURNOY MARK J . Intuit Inc.is a provider of business and financial management solutions for small businesses , consumers and accounting professionals. Read More »

Angola's ruling MPLA party takes strong election lead, commission says — BBCI

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Over 5.9 million votes have already been scrutinized, accounting for 63.74 percent of total votes. It says another opposition group, CASA-CE, has 9 percent in the partial count from Wednesday's election. The party's political bureau secretary João Martins told journalists on Thursday at the party headquarters in the capital Luanda that their victory is "unmistakable and practically unavoidable", Portuguese news website Publico reported. Read More »

Shocking moment student viciously KO's teacher

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The student then punched the teacher, who has also not been identified, at least four times as he lay on the ground, either unable or unwilling to fight back. "He is kind of like helper". "He mostly just like if a kid has a question he will help them out if they are struggling or something". "It makes me mad", Jerry Gerth told WTMJ , adding that "somebody didn't teach [that] child enough respect to say don't swing at a teacher". Read More »

At least 41 dead in two shipwrecks in Brazil

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The boat that sank late on Tuesday in the state of Para was carrying about 70 passengers. That vessel, the Capitan Ribeiro, had 49 people on board, 23 of whom were rescued. Rescuers were searching for others missing in the Xingu river. Speaking to the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper , Augusto Lima, from the Para firefighters' service, said: "Searches are continuing above and below water". Read More »

2 killed during SC bank holdup

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Council was then captured on surveillance video entering CresCom bank, located at 1230 16th Ave.in Conway, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He then told agents he had watched " Get Rich or Die Tryin' " and that he did not deserve to live. The 2005 move starred rapper 50 Cent as a man who tries to leave his life in the drug trade for a music career. Read More »

United States seeking Pakistan's cooperation to resolve Afghan issue

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He added that such efforts were "not [meant] to appease anyone but [were taken] in line with [Pakistan's] national interest and policy", the ISPR statement said. He said the next pillar of the new strategy is to change the approach and how to deal with Pakistan, emphasizing that we can no longer be silent about Pakistan's safe havens for terrorist organizations, the Taliban, and other groups that pose a threat to the region and beyond, emphasizing that Pakistan has much to gain from partnering ... Read More »