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7 killed 50 injured in Siadbaba temple landslide in J-K

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Army and police personnel were engaged in the operations. "All the injured are being shifted to Narayana super specialty hospital in Katra town", police said, adding that full details would come after the rescue operation is completed. Of these, the condition of three people was "critical". BJP State President, Ravinder Raina and State General Secretary (Org) Ashok Kaul have expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of lives in an unfortunate land slide incident and conveyed their sympathy ... Read More »

Protesters in Iraq's richest province demand jobs, basic services

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These protests, unlike many in the past-such as the anticorruption protests called by the nationalist Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr previous year, which ended in the storming and occupation of the heavily fortified "Green Zone" surrounding government buildings and diplomatic missions in the heart of Baghdad-are fundamentally of a class rather than sectarian character. Read More »

UK PM defeats rebels over plans to remain in EU customs union

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Justine Greening described Theresa May's plans the "worst of both worlds", and suggested a vote between three options: the Prime Minister's Chequers plan, remaining in the European Union , or a no-deal Brexit. She said: "The reality is parliament is now stalemated". David Davis quit as Brexit minister and Boris Johnson stepped down as foreign minister last week over May's Brexit blueprint, which would keep Britain economically close to the EU. Read More »

Trump trolled with 'traitor' tweet by Dictionary.com after Putin summit

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And he added: "To all our allies: there are still many of us in Congress that know Russian Federation is not just an adversary to the United States but to freedom loving people everywhere". "I think that's an incredible offer, OK?" And John Brennan , former director of the National Counterterrorism Center under former president George W. Read More »

MGM Resorts sues more than 1000 mass shooting victims to avoid liability

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MGM Resorts International, the parent company of Mandalay Bay , is suing more than 1,000 victims to pre-empt liability claims, The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Monday. The lawsuit claims sympathy for the victims, saying that "years of drawn out litigation" is not in their best interests. It's asking the judge to decide if that act is applicable. Read More »

Queen left to meet Trump alone after Charles-William’s royal snub?

Prince Charles and Prince William refused to meet with Donald Trump when he visited Windsor castle last week, leaving Queen Elizabeth II alone to greet the controversial United States president. Earlier this year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi got a meeting with the Queen as well as a visit to a science exhibition with Prince Charles . Read More »

Donald Trump breaks royal protocol when meeting with the Queen

She surprised many people in 2012 when she was seen placing an arm affectionately around Michelle Obama. "She is just an incredible woman". According to ABC News, Trump and the Queen were in smiles. President Donald Trump took a break from his sparring with USA allies and the press on Friday to enjoy one of diplomacy's oldest traditions. No one walks in front of the Queen . Read More »

Theresa May narrowly escapes defeat after caving in to Brexiteers

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He told MPs that the issue "has got much more hard since becoming politicised" but was "eminently soluble". May has repeatedly ruled out a second referendum, after Britons voted by 52-48 per cent for Brexit in 2016, but Greening's support for a so-called People's Vote will give the campaign a huge boost. Read More »

California's HORRIFYING Ferguson fire could become MAJOR THREAT to Yosemite National Park

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Heavy fire equipment operator Braden Varney was driving a bulldozer when he died Saturday. Braden Varney, 36, leaves behind a wife and two children, according to CalFire, the statewide fire authority. Varney, with Cal Fire's Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit for a decade , was fighting the Ferguson Fire, one of the newest of dozens of wildfires burning across California and the West. Read More »

U.S. intel chief warns of cyber threats to U.S. infrastructure

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US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats warned on Friday of a looming devastating cyber assault on critical US infrastructure, saying almost two decades after the September 11 attacks the "warning lights are blinking red again". Mr Coats said that, so far, the U.S. has not yet seen an electoral interference similar to that experienced in 2016 in the run-up to mid-term elections later this year. Read More »

Vladimir Putin denies Russian Federation interfered in 2016 United States elections

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Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in Helsinki nearly an hour late, tossed off his jacket while still on the tarmac and climbed into a new Russian-made limousine on its first foreign tour. "I've grabbed all the money I could get". However, Mr Trump found support from Republican Senator Rand Paul, who blamed " Trump derangement syndrome" for the criticism - prompting a supportive tweet from the president himself. Read More »

Trump returns from summit with Putin to forceful criticism

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and US President Donald Trump shake hands before their one-on-one meeting in Helsinki . But luckily for us, we had Jonathan Lemire. "This answer by President Trump will be seen by Russian Federation as a sign of weakness and create far more problems than it solves", Graham said on Twitter . Read More »

Indian gov’t orders scrutiny of Mother Teresa’s charity

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Sister Consalia, a nun of " Nirmal Hriday ", a shelter home in Ranchi, confessed on Saturday about selling three children for money and giving away the fourth child. Sister Konsalia and Anima Indwar, arrested in connection with the alleged "sale" of babies by Nirmal Hriday, were sent to a four-day police custody by a local court on Friday. Read More »

Trump embraces longtime US foe Putin, doubting own intel

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But Trump made clear he feels that any firm acknowledgement of Russia's involvement would undermine the legitimacy of his election. He added that he had spent a great deal of time talking to Putin about the accusations of election meddling, but that he had "no reason to believe" that President Putin's government had interfered with the United States presidential campaign in 2016. Read More »

After US$55b dead heat, Airbus and Boeing chase more deals

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DHL Express , an global courier division of leading German logistics firm DHL , has agreed a deal with U.S. aerospace giant Boeing to purchase 14 of its 777 Freighters for a price of $4.7bn. Taiwanese startup StarLux Airlines said it is buying 12 A350-1000 aircraft and five of the smaller A350-900s in a deal valued at $6 billion at list prices that exclude customary discounts. Read More »

West Oxfordshire MP resigns from government over Brexit plan

There are many practical examples of how she is torn in these various directions. British Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Monday night that she had not caved in to the demands of Brexit-supporting politicians when she accepted a string of changes to crucial legislation. Read More »

After reprieve, May faces Brexit battle in parliament on trade

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Her Brexit negotiating strategy, which aims for a close relationship with the European Union after Britain leaves the bloc in March 2019, was only agreed with her cabinet earlier this month after two years of wrangling. He said he did not expect the bill, or another key bill on trade due to be debated on Tuesday , to be blocked outright by the 650-member parliament. Read More »

Justine Greening calls for a fresh vote on Brexit

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A split image of Conservative hardline Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg and Prime Minister Theresa May . A second forces the government to commit in law not to allow a customs border down the Irish Sea, which could come into conflict with the backstop's demand that Northern Ireland remains aligned with the Republic for customs purposes. Read More »

Pompeo: Talks with North Korea on returning war dead ‘productive and cooperative’

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A scene of UNC soldiers receiving the remains could give some momentum to denuclearization by North Korea , while also earning Trump some political points back home. "Today's talks were productive and cooperative and resulted in firm commitments", he said. At the meeting June 6 and 7 in Pyongyang, Pompeo pressured the North to take action to implement denuclearization pledges and Kim said the North is willing to do so, but without a detailed timeline. Read More »

Pro-government artillery and jets bomb rebels in Syria's Quneitra province

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Syrian rebels and their relatives began evacuating the southern city of Daraa on Sunday, an AFP correspondent and a monitor said, more than seven years after the country's ill-fated uprising erupted there. The so-called "reconciliation" deal for Daraa city is the latest in a string of such agreements the regime has used to retake large parts of the country. Read More »

Girl, 7, Killed Trying to Get Help After Dad Crashes Car

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As that incident was developing, Romulus police were getting text messages through 911 from a girl who said her father was dead and she needed help. "She was so helpful". Shortly after the text, police received a 911 call from a woman saying she believed she may have hit an animal or person while driving. Police were unable to locate Thomas even after pinging the cellphone. Read More »

Baby died from ingesting mother's drug-laced breast milk, DA says

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Jones was asleep and R.J. was crying, the affidavit said. She told investigators initially that she had switched to formula the afternoon before the baby's death so she could "re-up her supply", the document said. "The benefits of breastfeeding largely outweigh any theoretical minimal risks", the article states. And in 2012, a California woman whose infant son died after ingesting methamphetamine-laced breast milk was sentenced to six years in prison. Read More »

Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Donated Money To Ohio Democrat

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Sullivan described the meeting was constructive and "an important opportunity for Judge Kavanaugh to reaffirm what I've known about him for some time". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday accused Democrats of trying to "bork" Brett Kavanaugh , President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court . Read More »

Donald Trump Good Morning Britain: Piers Morgan grills US President on Brexit

He continued: "Errrr she said, "It's a very" - and she's right - "it's a very complex problem", I think nobody had any idea how complex that was going to be". But you have lots of different names. "You get the word out, you can really protect yourself from the lies". US President Donald Trump's much anticipated trip to the United Kingdom may not officially be a state visit, but it has numerous hallmarks of one. Read More »

Grabill man arrested in 1988 slaying of April Marie Tinsley | Police/Fire

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A photo of April Tinsley was placed in the garden that was dedicated in her honour near where she disappeared in Fort Wayne, Ind . Authorities say after his arrest Sunday in connection with Tinsley's death, John Miller agreed to speak with police in Fort Wayne and made incriminating statements about abducting, assaulting and killing Tinsley. Read More »