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Arson attack backfires as man sets himself on fire

The woman puts an object near the door, followed by the man who throws something on the ground, starting a fire. MPD Lt. William Poe said the department is receiving a steady stream of tips after releasing the video, and detectives are following up...

White House condemns Quetta hospital bombing

Attacks claimed by ISIS in Pakistan are rare, the most significant being a 2015 bus assault in Karachi that killed 47 people. Schools and markets were closed in Quetta , also in protest over the attack, which was claimed by a breakaway faction of th...

Tensions rise over East China Sea dispute

China claims nearly the entire South China Sea, through which more than $5 trillion of trade moves annually. Besides China and the Philippines, Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia and Brunei have competing claims over uninhabited islands and features in the So...

Hidilyn Diaz becomes Philippines' first female Olympic medallist

The head of state also said that he's happy to have inspired Hidilyn during her Olympic journey, " I'm happy that she had encouragement by my words ", he said. "Before she set off [for Rio], she told me, "at least, I can get a bronze". So this (silve...

Hanna: Trump 'Unfit' To Be President, Says He'll Vote For Clinton

The poll showed Clinton with a 10-point lead over Trump, with 49% of 1,022 registered voters saying that they back the Democratic nominee. Then he said: "She should get an award from them as the founder of ISIS". "I think these polls- I don't kno...

Israeli charges based on 'huge gap' in numbers

The Shin Bet, Israel's internal security agency, announced on Thursday that Mohammed el-Halabi had embezzled aid money to help Hamas purchase weapons, build terror tunnels, and even give bonuses to terrorists. He added that Halabi's legal team will...

Iran Executed Nuclear Scientist that Collaborated with US

According to the AP, U.S. officials said in 2010 that "Amiri was paid $5 million to offer the Central Intelligence Agency information about Iran's nuclear program, though he left the country without the money". Although the circumstances of Amiri's m...

Entire Russian team banned from competing in Rio Paralympics

US Anti-Doping Agency chief executive Travis Tygart said: "The IPC showed strong leadership today in holding Russia's state-organised doping programme accountable". The delegation was expected to be one of the biggest from non-IPC managed sports at t...

Japan observes anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

In addition to survivors and representatives of the families of victims, the ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , representatives from 91 countries and a European Union delegation. According to Japan Today, the book titled The Day Wh...

Dalit-Patidar-Muslim Factor may sink BJP in Gujarat

She further mentioned that her resignation will also give time to the new leadership to prepare for the Vibrant Gujarat Summit scheduled to be held in January 2017. After the meeting with the Governor, BJP state in-charge Dinesh Sharma said Rupani wi...

Obama denies $400M payment to Iran was ransom

Of course, the White House was quick to dismiss this new detail, which it conveniently left out of the announcement in January about a $ 400 million payment to Iran , in the wake of that dubious nuclear deal. We've got a number of Americans being h...

Rajnath's Insult in Pak Result of Flip-Flops of Modi Govt

Singhvi was also critical of certain statements of the External Affairs Ministry when the Home Minister went to Pakistan saying that it should have kept quiet. Also, New Delhi urged all SAARC nations not to glorify or give patronage to terrorism. ...

Vladimir Morozov becomes first Russian to appeal Olympic ban

The IOC is still in shock over attacks for not ordering a blanket ban on Russian athletes following an inquiry by Canadian lawyer Richard McLean for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). However, the International Olympic Committee decided against a b...

Is that it? Bank of Japan disappoints

The government recently downgraded its growth forecast for 2016 to 0.9 percent from 1.7 percent, and speculation had mounted over the possibility for a so-called "helicopter money" approach that would entail more direct infusions of money into the ec...

What Happens to North Korea Missiles Fired Into the Sea?

Despite the sanctions , Pyongyang's provocative acts continued. Two ballistic missiles were fired simultaneously on Wednesday, although one of the projectiles exploded immediately after launch, the South Korean Defence Ministry said.

Target for GST rollout is April 1, 2017: Revenue Secretary

India already has overtaken China as the world's fastest growing economy. Where the auto industry is concerned, GST will only need to be paid by the automaker at the time of dispatch of goods as GST is destination based tax. "All efforts will be ...

Joint Indian American's Company Approved For Moon Lander

Until now it was only under the control of the government. In a first, the Federal Aviation Administration has given license to a private USA company, co-founded by an Indian American, to launch a spacecraft and land on moon in 2017. Moon Express ...

Packers welcome House Speaker Paul Ryan to training camp

Rodgers and the Packers lost Jordy Nelson for the year on an injury during the preseason. The Packers have a longer camp schedule this summer because they are playing the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game on August 7, meeting the Indianapolis Colts in...

China's supreme court clarifies maritime jurisdiction — China Focus

That led to days of angry statements from Beijing , followed by live-firing naval exercises in the South China Sea and the launch of regular aerial patrols in the area. Russian Federation has backed China's claims in the South China Sea . Chine...

Zika virus: Florida steps up investigation after first local transmission

More than 1,650 cases of Zika have been reported in the USA - mostly from people who traveled to Latin American and Caribbean countries where the spread of the virus has reached crisis levels. Chattanooga health officials say they need more blood don...

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Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus. With reporters' cameras and tape recorders rolling, Trudeau...

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Gardner reacted by blocking nominees for DOJ positions, he said. This story is developing and will be updated . Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democrati...

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

That meant airstrikes, possibly in tandem with France and other allies that have expressed outrage at the alleged Syrian chemical attack, could be launched within hours of a presid...

So you think it is about data privacy?

Earlier this week, Facebook began notifying millions of users that their personal data had been compromised. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on Capitol Hill this w...

Baby was born four years after the death of his parents

Tiantian's parents had intended on having a baby through in-vitro fertilization (IFV) and froze several embryos. But five days before they were supposed to have a fertilized embryo...

Hurricane names Harvey, Irma and Maria officially 'retired'

The 2005 hurricane season has the most retired names (five) for one season. Names that are not retired get reused every six years. The new names? Harold, Idalia, Margot, and ...

New York Yankees: Bombs And Brawls In Fenway Win

Flinging his bat down, the menace with which Austin then approached the mound left few in any doubt that he wanted more than a strong word with the pitcher. Yankees third-base co...

No ball: Cauvery protests flush IPL out of Chennai

Khanna. CSK still have six home games to play with all fixtures still set for their original dates. The issue escalated further when a group of protestors pelted shoes insid...

Malcolm Turnbull loses his 30th consecutive Newspoll

Mr Turnbull has also suffered from persistent criticisms by his long-time political foe, Mr Abbott , who remains an MP. The Newspoll showed the Government is behind Labor on a...

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russian Federation

The situation in the world is becoming more and more chaotic. The Russian head of state made the comments amid rising speculation that the United States was gearing up to orc...

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Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

While Saudi Arabia and its allies have been able to recover areas in southern Yemen from the Houthis, the rebels still control the capital Sana'a and territories in the north. The ...

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

The president of the Oklahoma Education Association said before the walkout can end, lawmakers must pass a bill ending the state's capital gains tax deduction , and the govern...

Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal notices

Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal notices

On Friday, Facebook sought to quell some concerns over political manipulation of its platform by announcing support for the "Honest Ads Act" that requires election ad buyers to b...

Russian Federation warns against snap judgments on alleged Syria chemical attack

Russian Federation warns against snap judgments on alleged Syria chemical attack

Joseph Francis Dunford already met with Trump in this regard. Trump told a meeting with military leaders and national security advisers he would make a decision by Monday night "...

Media watchdog accuses Israel of 'deliberate shooting' of journalists in Gaza

At least 491 people were also wounded by Israeli gunfire, the ministry said , as thousands of protesters approached the border fence around Gaza for a second Friday in a row, burn...