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In Mexico : Five inmates killed in prison brawl

At least 28 inmates have been killed in a brutal prison fight in the Mexican Pacific resort of Acapulco , in one of the worst outbreaks of violence in the country's troubled penal system in recent years. In June, Mexico's governmental rights agenc...

Daughter of slain deputy supports clemency for Virginia death row inmate

Morva and to re-try him in compliance with worldwide standards related to due process and fair trial", they stressed. Then he shot Derrick McFarland , a hospital security guard, and, a day later, Eric Sutphin , a sheriff's deputy, killing both me...

No Modi-Xi meeting at G20 summit: China

The current standoff flared immediately after a successful meeting between Prime Minister Modi and President Trump and their joint statement that followed, which indicated a strengthening of the strategic partnership between India and the United St...

Tense Border Standoff Between India and China

Petersburg International Economic Forum. China on Wednesday accused India of "trampling" on the Panchsheel principles and asked New Delhi to "correct its mistakes" as soon as possible by pulling back troops from the Sikkim sector where the two ar...

What channel is the Hot Dog Eating contest on?

In the end, Chestnut took down Stonie by 17 hot dogs . Chestnut set the previous record at 70 a year ago. Here are the latest details on today's matchups, including odds to win and how to watch the Hot Dog Eating Contest live online or on TV.

White House shared the salaries of its staffers

As noted by Politico , the salaries of White House staff members were made public on Friday. More women are filling lower-ranked jobs at the White House, according to the report and CNN pointed out that half the men in the White House earn $95,0...

Donald Trump defends social media use on Twitter, goes after CNN

Trump also targeted CNN , a frequent punching bag for the president . "I won the 2016 election with interviews, speeches and social media ", he tweeted on Saturday, before he went on to call his social media usage - "not presidential", but "m...

First Alert Weather Day issued for Saturday

Storms will be moving into the region from NY. SOURCE.Radar indicated. IMPACT.Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. For Saturday we will see a few pockets of lingering rain in the morning, but then partly to mostly cloudy through the day wit...

GST is a social reform too: SBI Chairman

GST is the biggest tax reform since India's independence which government says will pave the way for realization of the goal of "one nation, one tax, one market". "It is not a success of any party or any government". "Why so much hurry to implement...

Illinois Powerball, Mega Millions Suspended - as Threatened

The state and multi-state lottery association officials are waiting for the Fiscal Year 2018 appropriation to pass the budget and know the allocation for the lottery so that they can co-ordinate properly and try to find some solution to get back the ...

ICE Chief Might've Contradicted Trump On Immigrant Crime

The second piece of legislation, the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act , would grant additional powers to the federal government to compel sanctuary cities to abide by federal immigration policy. The anti-sanctuary city bill, the No Sanctuary for Crim...

Trump Announces 6-Point Plan to Make Money on US Fossil Fuels

The remarks, at an Energy Department event Thursday, are part of the White House's "Energy Week", a series of events created to promote the president's energy agenda. Under his watch, Trump said, the U.S. was now "on the cusp of a true energy revolut...

One killed, six injured at NY hospital by former employee

The gunfire reportedly broke out at about 2:50 p.m.at Bronx Lebanon Hospital. The body of a woman who was shot was found near the body of the shooting suspect, the officials tell CNN. The incident occurred at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital on Friday afte...

Merkel set for Trump showdown after vowing climate focus at G20 summit

In an interview with weekly magazine WirtschaftsWoche, Merkel said Europe needed to be wary about opening its markets to products that had been developed with public subsidies in China and should demand reciprocity on access to public tenders.

USA blacklists small Chinese bank over North Korea dealings, announces new sanctions

The US House foreign affairs committee chairman Ed Royce hailed the sanctions on Thursday as "a big step". Amid growing tension with North Korea, the United States is increasing pressure on Chinese financial players. China has a strategic interest...

Korea Sends 8 Sailors Back to N. Korea

His nomination of Park Sang-ki, a legal scholar, came 11 days after his earlier candidate Ahn Kyong-whan withdrew after revelations he forged an ex-girlfriend's seal on a marriage licence application when he was young. President Donald Trump . China...

Haley says warning to Syria also aimed at Russia and Iran

Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis said USA intelligence had detected an increased level of activity at Shayrat over the last couple days, including increased aircraft activity. Although the intelligence was not considered conclusive, Washington c...

Spokeswoman: Trump thinks election hacking 'probably was Russia'

US officials believe that Russian intelligence agencies carried out email hacks against the DNC and Hillary Clinton campaign and released documents through WikiLeaks and other websites. He said he was frustrated DHS learned of the hack into the DN...

Off-duty St. Louis officer injured by friendly fire

Louis Post-Dispatch. A black off-duty police officer in St. Louis , Missouri was accidentally shot by a white colleague during a gun battle between police and auto theft suspects. It was initially told to reporters by Interim Police Chief Lawrenc...

Here are the 20 additional stores Sears plans to close

The Lafayette location is the only Louisiana store on the list. Sears Canada is headquartered in Toronto and operates more than 200 retail stores throughout Canada. Sears warned in March that there is "substantial doubt" about its ability to rema...

Modi, Shah To Be Present When Kovind Files Nomination On Friday

However, cracks appeared in the opposition camp after opposition Janata Dal (United)'s surprise decision yesterday to back Kovind who is also a lawyer. Kovind was accompanied by his wife during the meeting at Vajpayee's residence. Asked if Kumar ha...

Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit

Below please find comments by the leaders arriving for talks on Thursday. While the European Union negotiating team led by Barnier has been ready for months, British efforts on Brexit stalled even after it triggered the two-year process on Marc...

Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

WASHINGTON-President Donald Trump heralded Tuesday night's special election wins for Republican candidates, casting it as a victory against both the media and a Democratic influx of campaign cash. Still, the frustration among rank-and-file Democr...

What was Queen's Speech missing? Donald Trump

A senior Trump administration source denied that the subject came up when Trump and May spoke in the aftermath of the British general election . She said her government would seek "to build the widest possible consensus on the country's future out...

Syrian army halts combat operations for two days in southern city

According to a statement carried by state news agency SANA , the cease-fire was set to take effect at 12 p.m. Saturday local time. Russian Federation said it would hold its own talks in Kazakhstan's capital Astana on July 4-5. Back in May, simil...

LCD Soundsystem announces first new album in 7 years

We've been no stranger to the reunited LCD Soundsystem in Los Angeles. The shows are part of a world tour which will support their new album American Dream , and will be the group's first gigs in Manchester since 2010. The Miami concert sche...

Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

Jared Kushner , senior adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump , will oversee the event with Chris Liddell , a White House aide who directs the technology effort. Intel unveiled plans at the Oval Office in February to invest more than $7 b...

Trump Rolls Back Obama-led Cuba Opening With Limits on New Deals

Over the last months the uptake in travel from the USA to Cuba has not been as high as expected, primarily as hotel capacity has not kept up with the demand, leading to some of the USA airlines cutting back capacity to the island. While these moves...

White House: Trump 'has no intention' to fire Mueller

I knew him before that, and I have confidence in Mr. Mueller, ' the attorney general said. Just weeks ago, Gingrich had heaped praise on Mueller, hailing him as a "superb choice" for special counsel whose reputation was "impeccable for honesty and ...

Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy

United States President Donald Trump on Friday reversed parts of his predecessor Barack Obama's diplomatic re-engagement with Cuba, tightening travel and trade rules with the island nation, reported The Guardian . Ben Rhodes, the former deputy ...

London fire: Death toll soars to 30

The devastating fire at London's Grenfell Tower has now claimed 30 lives, according to police. While the deadly blaze at the Grenfell Tower in north Kensington has prompted an outpouring of generosity, it has also unleashed fury at the auth...

Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller — WashPost

Inside the White House , those close to the president say he has continued to fume about the actions of Justice Department officials, his anger focused mostly on Mr. Mueller has not made any public comments about Comey amid the firestorm. Painter wa...

New York Times sues FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

This morning, Trump said via his favorite means of communication that he is being investigated by the man who told him to fire the FBI Director. Rosenstein also appointed Robert Mueller to investigate ties between Trump's campaign and Russian F...

American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home

They said: "We want the world to know how we and our son have been brutalised and terrorised by the pariah regime" in North Korea . He was convicted in March 2016 and sentenced to 10 years hard labor , about a week after Warmbier's conviction -...

Bloomberg Pledges $15M For Climate, Says We Can Hit Goals Without Washington

The governors of four New England states including two Republicans are joining a bipartisan coalition of states committed to meeting the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. "I don't know in which circumstances he gave the statement but I hope tha...

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S.Korea to announce joint military drill plan with United States before April

The simple Sino-Russian proposal, firmly rejected by Washington, seeks a simultaneous suspension of both nuclear tests by Pyongyang and the large-scale military exercises by Wa...

McConnell: Trump Should Back Romney for Senate

Those close to Romney say as senator he is less interested in direct combat with President Donald Trump than he once was and more interested in promoting Utah - though the ma...

Political experts rate Donald Trump worst president in United States history

He has a ways to go to catch Abe Lincoln, however, who finished at No. 1. In the ranking of the most successful American leaders, U.S. President Donald trump took the last plac...

Israeli Army Fires at Gaza Target After Device Explodes Near Border

These specific military targets belonging to the Hamas organization were attacked, Xinhua quoted a statement issued by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). Saturday's incident comes...

Auburn vs SC basketball

Auburn sophomore forward Anfernee McLemore will miss the rest of the season after suffering a serious injury to his left leg during Saturday's loss against SC . Freshman forward...

'Oxfam's next actions will be critical' says MP

Oxfam has said it will set up a commission to investigate past and present allegations of exploitation by staff. More than 1,000 direct debits to the charity were cancelled ove...

Ramaphosa to outline anti-corruption plans in SONA

FILE: Ramaphosa is congratulated by members of opposition parties. Ramaphosa thanked South Africans for their "patience and forbearance" in allowing the governing African Nat...

Mitt Romney Announces Utah Senate Run

Romney is the former governor of MA and was the Republican candidate for the 2012 presidential election. Orrin Hatch considered retirement, speculation grew that Romney - who re...

Korea fall to Sweden amid more unity displays

He said he was confident the sides would eventually get to the negotiating table, but if Kim wanted to talk "he's got to tell me he wants to talk". His administration's 2019 bu...

USA urges help for Iraq, extends $3 billion credit line

Non-governmental organisations on Monday pledged $330mn but the main commitments are expected to be made by about 70 countries on the final day of the conference today. Araji said ...

Special Reports

NY bomber sentenced to life in prison

NY bomber sentenced to life in prison

In addition to the bombs in Manhattan, Rahimi was accused of planting a bomb on the route of a charity running race in New Jersey, which exploded without injuring anyone, and shoot...

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday- Ramaphosa

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday- Ramaphosa

On Sunday, the ANC marked the commemoration of Mandela from prison in Cape Town. It said the leaders, who have participated in discussions on Zuma's exit, dropped out because of ...

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dead at 70

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dead at 70

The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir has paid tribute to Barlow on Twitter, writing: "This life is fleeting, as we all know - the Muse we serve is not". "With a broken heart I have to...

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

US Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal

Under Congress' arcane ways, a broad-brush agreement to increase legally binding spending "caps" - which would otherwise keep the budgets for the military and domestic agencies ess...