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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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Canada Launches Global Trade Complaint Against US Over Use of Duties

This decision appears even more fraught given the USA administration's critical stance on the WTO; the Trump administration feels as if world trade rules are stacked against them....

Yikes: Camila Cabello Admits the Girls of Fifth Harmony Hurt Her Feelings

Did we use the word "fluke" for the massive success of " Havana "? Meanwhile, Camila has recently spoken out about the reason she left American girl group Fifth Harmony in a ...

Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

However, it is believed the deal went through in August. The Verge tested startup's technology a year ago on a tablet. "Moreover, our surface audio technology is more power ef...

Trump says Russian Federation probe is a 'Democrat hoax'

Mueller for months has led a team of prosecutors and agents investigating whether Russian Federation and Trump's Republican campaign coordinated to sway the 2016 election, and whe...

Rain on tap but watch out for Friday night

Mostly cloudy and cold , with a high near 10. The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour . A Blizz...

Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

Led by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, the bill would curtail chain migration and end the Diversity Visa Lottery, which Presiden...

Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

Sanders said there was a "very short phone conversation" but there was no "interview about the book ", accusing Wolff of falsely making it seem as if he was outside the Oval Offic...

Suspects in death of 4-year-old MI girl captured in Georgia

Police say Diaz and Fields are driving a 2002 black Chevy Cavalier with the MI license plate of DTR1854. A postmortem uncovered signs of Battered Child Syndrome, denoting the gi...

Replay of SpaceX's first launch and landing of 2018

A backup two-hour launch is slated for tonight, January 8 at 8:00 p.m. Zuma is funded by an unknown branch of the United States government and its payload is classified. Falcon H...

HTC Vive Introduces New Vive Pro Headset, Wireless Adapter

CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cover or go hands on with any promising VR demos, especially any with the HTC ...

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Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two challenges to a MS law considered to be one of the most extreme anti-gay rights laws in the country. This follows the ape...

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

The US has given almost $33 billion aid to Pakistan since 2002. The Foreign Military Financing programme, by which the United States pays Pakistan to buy its military hardware ma...

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Luv tells that he will miss the wake up song, while Hina tells that she will miss the peace in the house. Contestants Hina Khan , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gupta , Luv Tyagi wer...

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Sillitoe said he doesn't expect prosecutors to start banging down his doors. "You're not going to waste your resources on cases you can't win or cases your community is against". T...

Astronaut John Young remembered as

Astronaut John Young remembered as "fearless"

He eventually became one of the most accomplished astronauts in the history of the United States space programme. Spanning three generations of spaceflight, he went on to fly in s...