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Flood-like situation in J&K, Jhelum above danger mark in Srinagar

The authorities have also closed down all schools in the valley until Sunday in view of the rain and snowfall at this time of the year. The continuous rain ha...


Uber and Lyft cheer as ridesharing bill passes State House

Lottery tickets, and places that sell them, could come with a warning: "Gambling can be addictive", under a bill approved Tuesday afternoon by the Senate Comm...


NPR Politics On Susan Rice And Orders To Unmask Trump Officials

Investigations on "Russian involvement in our electoral process are very important ... and every American ought to have an interest in those investigations goin...


Student who choked on pancakes at contest died of asphyxia

When Nelson started choking at the contest, two nursing students who were there immediately began lifesaving measures and were quickly joined by police officers...


Boeing to sell up to 60 planes to Iran

Boeing said the first delivery would come in 2022. The deal was concluded on Tuesday in Tehran. The two plane transactions with the state-owned carrier wer...


AP SPIN METER: Was Trump joking on health care?

But I don't think Trump has realized how much he'd have to give up, policy-wise, to make Democrats willing to work with him. If Trump wants to right the ship,...


Flooding overwhelms Australian towns after cyclone

A 36-year-old woman was found on Friday at a flooded property at Upper Burringbar, south of Murwillumbah, while the body of a 64-year-old woman was also found o...


NCAA Tournament: What you should know about Wisconsin basketball

Notre Dame's Bonzie Colson hit 10 of 15 shots, scored 27 points and had eight rebounds. They were attempting to become only the third repeat champion since UC...


Unbridled's legacy continues to grow with Dubai World Cup, Godolphin Mile winners

Crossing the wire, Arrogate looked so much the best, I had to remind myself he was winning this race on an unfamiliar, slightly muddied track, 10,000 miles from...


Pentagon granted permission for more aggressive airstrikes in Somalia

Trump has approved a Pentagon request to allow more aggressive airstrikes against al-Shabab as parts of southern Somalia will be considered areas of active hos...


More than 5m Syrian refugees in Middle East

A year after an global conference to increase the places for refugee resettlement and offer alternative channels for Syrian refugee admission, only half the 500...


London attacker Khalid Masood was a criminal with militant links

Masood drove his vehicle into crowds of people on Westminster Bridge on Wednesday afternoon, killing three and wounding some 50, before stabbing a police office...


House intelligence chairman under pressure in Trump-Russia inquiry

The controversy over the canceled public hearing and the unscheduled Comey-Rogers followup session increased demands for Nunes to step down from the House inv...


India, Malaysia sign 7 agreements

He thanked Malaysia for the close cooperation on counter-terrorism issues. Malaysian Prime Minister Mohammad Najib Tun Abdul Razak arrived in New Delhi on S...


Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

Trump's first official move on trade after he took office in January was to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreed by the Obama administration. The la...


Trump's revised travel ban blocked by two federal judges

The order would have placed a 90-day ban on people from six mainly Muslim nations and a 120-day ban on refugees. It is debatable whether a temporary travel ba...


In China debut, Tillerson appears to hand Beijing a diplomatic victory

Tillerson has struck a cordial tone during his meetings in Beijing , the last stop in a tour of Asia that also included visits to Japan and South Korea. The du...


S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

Ahead of the hearing, prosecutors submitted around 120,000 pages of documents to the Seoul Central District Court in relation to the charges against Park, and s...


President Trump takes aim at Freedom Caucus again with a 2018 threat

Ryan also said that he anxious that the defiant Republicans would push Trump "into working with Democrats" on health care, a result that he believed would not l...


Two White House officials helped give Nunes intelligence reports

The White House has granted the military broader authority to carry out strikes in Somalia against al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militants, the Pentagon says, the ...


Venezuela court says it can take over Congressional powers

That investigation is ongoing and the opposition has said the court is simply trying to rob them of their super majority. White House Press Secretary Sean Spi...


Wizards conjure up 1st division title in 38 years

Beal added 23 points and Marcin Gortat contributed 21 points and 14 rebounds for the Wizards. In 1979, the last time the Wizards won, they were reigning c...


'Humbling' experience for family of London attack victim

Shantell Payne, Melissa's sister and one of 13 family members to attend the news conference, said it was "awful, disgusting and gut wrenching" that the attack...


Days of Israel-bashing over, Haley tells UN

AIPAC was outraged last December when the Obama administration declined to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning settlement expansion in the occu...


After attack on Nigerians, Kenyan woman thrashed in Greater Noida

Mobs have repeatedly attacked Africans in a New Delhi suburb in recent days after rumors that a local boy had been kidnapped by Nigerians. The protest was...


New Research Reveals One Horrifying Fact About Spiders

Biologists Martin Nyffeler and Klaus Birkhofer bravely did the math that no one would, and published their findings in The Science of Nature that an estimated...


Korea tests high-thrust missile engine

The test was conducted at the North Korea's northwest facility, where the country has been launching rockets to put satellites into orbit, the Korean Central N...


China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly complete

The report by the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) at the Washington DC-based Center for Strategic and International Studies published satellite ...


Kerala minister resigns after allegations of lewd phone conversation with a woman

The minister said his resignation should not be seen as an acceptance of guilt. "But he (Saseendran) stood firm on his decision on moral grounds", the chief m...


Avalanche hits school group in Nasu, Japan

NHK , the national broadcaster, identified the eight as students from Otawara High School in Tochigi. An avalanche has killed eight people, including at least...


Future of 'abortion reversal' bill in doubt

Bosma's original House bill had set a date of 2021 for the now elected position to become a post appointed by the governor. The bill drew stiff objections fro...


Second wave of severe thunderstorms this week

The chance of tornadoes, damaging winds and hail up to golf-ball size exists this afternoon, she said. A few tornadoes appear possible about mid to late after...


South Korea: Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant For Ex-President

Park allegedly offered governmental favours to top businessmen who enriched Choi. Park is being investigated as a suspect in the corruption scandal which led ...


Russian police detain 17 from Navalny's anti-corruption group

Russia's main opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested at an anti-corruption protest he had organised in central Moscow . RT said some 8,000 people...


Erdogan: Turkey might hold referendum on European Union membership

But in order to get it through, he needs to win the vote of Turks living at home and the more than four million citizens living overseas. The incident comes a...


European Union leaders seek unity on 60th anniversary of founding treaty

At a time when one member state is leaving, it's understood the government would prefer a show of unity, rather than clusters of members heading off at differen...


Trump announces at White House: I've approved the Keystone XL pipeline

Friday morning, just as all signs started to point to the failure of the GOP's Obamacare replacement bill, the Trump administration officially approved the f...


Donegal pays tribute to Martin McGuinness

Twinkling away, the ex-president produced one of his trademark soundbites: 'He never stopped being who he was. Simply put, without Martin McGuinness, peace woul...


Martin O'Neill pays tribute to Ryan McBride

The cause of death is unknown, though teammates reportedly said that McBride wasn't feeling well after the match. As Irish sport continues to come to terms wi...


Florida prosecutors rebuke Orlando state attorney, promise to continue seeking death penalty

State attorney Aramis Ayala announced Thursday that she would not be pursuing the death penalty against double murder suspect Markeith Loyd , which sparked ...