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Akhilesh Yadav re-elected as Samajwadi Party president

The two-day national convention of Samajwadi Party to be held in the Taj City from Thursday will decide whether the bickering withing SP's first family would co...


Modi calls back Amit Shah from Kerala Yatra to conduct meet

With sluggish economy and Gujarat elections emerging as a major concern, the top three of the BJP, Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi , finance minister, Mr Aru...


Nadal survives Pouille fright to progress at China Open

Very aggressive, He's serving well", Nadal said. The 31-year-old, who won his third US Open title last month, maintained his momentum in the second set to seal ...


TransCanada cancels plans for Energy East pipeline

The federal government is now in the process of permanent environmental assessment reform, including the modernization of the National Energy Board with announc...


Girlfriend of Las Vegas Shooter Arrives in Los Angeles

Ryan added. "He escaped and (left) us here putting (pieces of) the puzzles together". Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo says Stephen Paddock must have had ...


Sarah Sanders gets emotional about Las Vegas but dismisses gun control talk

Stephen Paddock , the Las Vegas shooter, had an arsenal of 17 weapons in his hotel room, mostly military-style rifles, according to a law enforcement sour...


Trump administration says transgender workers are not protected by anti-discrimination law

While that move was also greeted with dismay by civil rights advocates, it was less of a reversal than Mr. Sessions's memo on Thursday, because the Obama admi...


Russian Federation proposes a mechanism to monitor crude oil exports

It can track and engage up to 300 targets at the same time and has an altitude ceiling of 27 kilometers. "We are awaiting the king's visit on Thursday", Presi...


Catalan president lives outside law - Spain's deputy prime minister

The opposition Socialist bloc in the regional parliament, where separatist parties have a narrow majority of seats, had called for Monday's session to be blocke...


Let Congress fix country's problems if you can't, Rahul tells Modi

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of failing to solve issues concerning the country's farmers and youths, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednes...


Saudi king arrives in Moscow on first historic visit to Russian Federation

It signifies an increasingly close strategic partnership between the two oil-rich states. Russian Federation is party to a committee monitoring overall compli...


George Foreman Wants To Fight Steven Seagal No Holds Barred

Alongside a picture of Seagal, Foreman wrote: " Steven Seagal , I challenge you One on one, I use boxing you can use whatever". Foreman did clarify it would j...


Tropical depression forms, could hit Florida Gulf Coast as a hurricane

The center said 15 to 20 inches (38 to 50 centimeters) of rain were expected across parts of Nicaragua, with strong and possibly risky rains also likely in Hond...


Erdogan And Rouhani Threaten Sanctions Against Iraqi Kurdistan

America and foreign powers are unreliable and seek to create a new Israel in the region", he said . " Turkey, Iran and Iraq have no choice but to take seriou...


Probe continues into possible Russian collusion with Trump campaign

According to the Chairman Richard Burr , it took time for tech leaders to warm up to the notion that they were responsible for influence campaigns run on their...


Las Vegas shooter reportedly wired $100K to Philippines

US officials said American security agencies were examining the claim of responsibility. "There are several questions that need to be answered ... but she is no...


Russian-linked Facebook ads targeted voters in Michigan, Wisconsin during presidential election

The Menlo Park, California-based company said that apart from hiring more people, they are also working on recognizing the patterns that trigger the potential m...


Ex-Iraqi President Jalal Talabani Dies

Talabani, 83, was Iraq's president from 2005 to 2014 and a key figure in Iraqi Kurdistan , where voters last week overwhelmingly backed independence in a dispu...


Honeypreet arrested by Haryana police after 38 days of hide

There had been reports that Honeypreet had fled to Nepal following Gurmeet Singh's sentencing . Honeypreet also denied allegations that she had sexual rela...


Honeypreet Insan, adopted 'daughter' of Ram Rahim, likely to surrender today

Mr Chawla further added: "We need to investigate her role in the Panchkula violence on August 25 and hence we will seek her police remand". Panchkula Police C...


U.S. will 'firmly address' Pak's role in Afghanistan: Mattis

Trump , while announcing the new strategy for Afghanistan, had criticised Pakistan for providing safe havens to terror outfits. Mattis added that he would be ...


Carson Palmer tops 350 yards in Cardinals' overtime win over 29ers

Instead of a 10-6 lead, Arizona settled on a field goal to tie the game at 6. A 19-yard strike from Palmer to Fitzgerald with 32 seconds remaining in the game...


Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Thursday night should be partly cloudy in the low 40s followed by a partly sunny Friday in the low 60s with Friday night cooling off to the low 40s. Frid...


Aleksei Navalny, Putin Critic, Is Sentenced to 20 Days in Jail

Tempers were somewhat more subdued on Tuesday at a ceremony in the Kremlin's St. Alexander Hall, where Putin received credentials from more 20 foreign diplomats...


Palestinian PM convenes first government meeting in Gaza

Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah arrived in Gaza to begin the handover process and reconciliation talks on Monday of this week. Since then, Abbas'...


Trump lays blame on Puerto Ricans for slow hurricane response

All three tropical storms have brought an enormous amount of deterioration to the states and countries that will be costly and timely to the USA and its budget....


Fairhope PD: Roy Moore's gun at rally not a crime

He replaced them with congratulations to Roy Moore: "Spoke to Roy Moore of Alabama last night for the first time". Moore will now enter the general elec...


3 children killed in cross-border firing in Poonch

A nine-year-old boy and a teenage girl were today killed while nine other civilians injured as Pakistani troops opened fire and lobbed mortars at dozens of vill...


Israel Backing Kurdish Independence 'to Create New Conflicts, Destabilization'

They show that 95% said "yes" to independence . After the ban on global flights to and from Iraqi Kurdistan was enforced on Friday, the Kurdish region in t...


Navy training plane believed to have crashed near Tellico Plains

A Navy aircraft carrying explosives crashed in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, the USA military confirms Sunday. A Navy statement said: "Two pilots were aboard t...


Rohingya crisis: Myanmar authorities take foreign diplomats and United Nations representatives to Rakhine

In a speech to the UN General Assembly last month, Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina proposed creating UN-supervised safe zones inside Myanmar to protec...


Trump attacks Puerto Rico mayor: 'They want everything done for them'

The president said Carmen Yulin Cruz , the mayor of the island's capital, had been complimentary to him only a few days ago, but "has now been told by the D...


Talking to 'Little Rocket Man' Is a 'Waste of Time'

Tillerson said the U.S. was probing North Korea's willingness to talk and called for a calming of the situation on the Korean Peninsula, adding that it was in...


United Nations 'carefully optimistic' on Fatah-Hamas reconciliation

In a significant step, Hamas last month invited Hamdallah's unity government, led by Fatah, to take control of administrating Gaza. In Gaza, the PA will sweep t...


Trial in Malaysia to lift lid on murder of Kim Jong Nam

Defence lawyers previously said they fear the two women will become scapegoats because other people who are believed to have knowledge of the case have fled ...


Maharashtra ex-CM Narayan Rane launches new party, says NDA option open

The 65-year-old Konkan leader, at the fag end of his career, faces the challenge of getting his son - Congress legislator Nitesh Rane - elected on his party sym...


Maria regains hurricane strength - NHC

An evacuation is underway on an island on North Carolina's Outer Banks as Hurricane Maria moves north. A man carries water in the aftermath of Hurricane Mar...


Boris Johnson believes May will be gone in a year

Johnson's interview comes a week after May's major speech on Brexit in Florence where he suggested a two-year transition period for Britain to secure a smooth w...


Two People Have Been Killed In A Knife Attack In Marseille

Police are continuing the operation and are asking local residents to avoid the area Saint Charles. Train traffic was suspended after the incident, Marseille...


New York Jets vs Jacksonville Jaguars

After the drive stalled, Jason Myers missed the 52-yard field goal that would have made it a one-score game. The ruling was confirmed and the Jets tied it u...


Fans seriously hurt as barrier collapses at French top-flight football game

Five fans were seriously injured when a barrier collapsed at the front of a stand during a French top-flight match. Initial reports said three people had been...


Police stabbing, car-ramming in Canada being investigated as terrorism

Police is investigating the incidents for "acts of terrorism". The uniformed officer was standing behind a traffic barricade and in front of his police vehicl...


Puerto Rican bishops offer message of hope after hurricanes

A picture emerged on the internet Saturday of Carmen Yulín Cruz , the mayor of San Juan , Puerto Rico, searching for Hurricane Maria victims. President Don...


TIP SHEET: Newton can comment about Kurdistan drive for independence

In the referendum on Monday, 92.7 percent of voters supported a measure proposing creation of an independent Kurdish state. Following the vote, Iraq, Iran a...


Boris Johnson wants maximum two-year Brexit transition

In addition to a two-year maximum transition, he said the United Kingdom should not accept new EU or European Court of Justice rulings during transition, must n...


Twitter briefing to United States congressional investigators disappointing -Senator Warner

These accounts were immediately suspended, if they had not yet already been, for breaking the service's rules, with majority in violation of spam regulations....


Authorities: Police officer shot in Georgia; man sought

Spangler was captured after he emerged from some woods and came upon officers guarding the area, Keenan said. Before they could finish their story, Spangler w...


Supreme Court to Decide on Power of Public Sector Unions

Both AFSCME and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan , a Democrat who has clashed with Rauner, filed briefs urging the justices not to take up the case...


Trump to Visit Asia in November

Trump has offered fiery rhetoric and a tough stance against the North's nuclear weapons program, declaring in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly la...


Close shave for SpiceJet flight during rocket attack at Kabul airport

Dozens of rockets were launched at the airport just hours after Mattis and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived, unannounced, to meet with USA forc...