• No evidence to link London attack directly to militant groups - U.S. sources
No evidence to link London attack directly to militant groups - U.S. sources

Interior minister Amber Rudd said in a televised statement yesterday that the Joint Terrorist Analysis Centre, which reviews the threat level that the United Kingdom is under, have chose to lower that level from critical to severe. Images posted on social media following the attack appeared to show wires protruding from a flaming bucket contained i...

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  • Tactical masterclass from Conte helps 10-man Chelsea shut out Arsenal
Tactical masterclass from Conte helps 10-man Chelsea shut out Arsenal

His dismissal was the third time in five league games this season that a Chelsea player was sent off, as many as in their previous 73 games. These games are usually tempestuous affairs and a late challenge from David Luiz on Sead Kolasinac saw the Brazilian handed a straight red by referee Michael Oliver .

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  • CBI to probe Pradyamun's murder; state to control school for 3 months
CBI to probe Pradyamun's murder; state to control school for 3 months

He also gave in to the parents' demand and said that the case will be handed over to the CBI . Pradyuman's parents Varun and Jyoti Thakur - had sought a CBI probe into the matter. The lawyer of the main accused, Ashok Kumar, meanwhile said his client has denied any involvement in the murder. His wife claims he has been forced to make the confe...

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  • United Kingdom steps up to help Overseas Territories ravaged by Hurricane Irma
United Kingdom steps up to help Overseas Territories ravaged by Hurricane Irma

Branson and his family survived the hurricane on his private island, Necker Island, located in the British Virgin Islands . Between 100 and 120 inmates escaped the prison, reported Sky News . The all-terrain vehicles have been stowed on HMS Ocean which is due to sail to the Caribbean today. The UK has committed £32m to helping overseas territ...

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  • Occasional drinking while pregnant is good or bad??
Occasional drinking while pregnant is good or bad??

While there is little evidence that light drinking in pregnancy causes harm to babies they stressed that this is not proof that it is fine to drink. How light alcohol exposure may affect a developing fetus is less clear. "Regularly drinking even small amounts could be harmful and should be avoided, in line with the precautionary approach".

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  • Young Woman, 19, Found Dead in Freezer
Young Woman, 19, Found Dead in Freezer

Kenneka, 19, was found dead around 1 a.m. on Sunday inside a walk-in freezer at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Cook County Medical examiner's office performed an autopsy Sunday, but it wasn't immediately clear whether foul play was suspected, according to Becky Schlikerman, spokeswoman for the medical examiner's office.

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  • Rohingya Muslims injured as Burmese military 'plant land mines' - Amnesty
Rohingya Muslims injured as Burmese military 'plant land mines' - Amnesty

The State Department is working with worldwide partners, including the Office of the United Nations' refugee agency, the global Committee of the Red Cross and the global Organization for Migration, to provide emergency assistance for the displaced, the statement said.

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  • US commemorates 9/11; thousands expected at ground zero
US commemorates 9/11; thousands expected at ground zero

The commemoration is for family members of victims of the 2001 and 1993 attacks, and they have been invited to participate in this year's reading of the names. Four hijacked planes hit the trade center towers and the Pentagon , and crashed in a Pennsylvania field. At a Pentagon ceremony, President Donald Trump said the nation grieves for the v...

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  • Goods train derails, hits Central Railway services
Goods train derails, hits Central Railway services

According to Northern Railway spokesperson Neeraj Sharma, the engine and the power coach derailed while approaching New Delhi Railway Station from Ranchi in Jharkhand around 11.45 am. Several train mishap incidents have been reported from Uttar Pradesh in recent times. Making a hat-trick today, two coaches of a goods train derailed near Khand...

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  • Betsy DeVos to make Title IV announcement in Virginia
Betsy DeVos to make Title IV announcement in Virginia

DeVos's speech ignores , however, the gendered reality of sexual harassment and assault, of which 90 percent of adult victims are women, that an estimated one in five women are sexually assaulted in college, that only between two and eight percent of rapes accusations are false, that most rapes to go unreported and the majority of rapists rem...

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  • Is Michigan a good fit for Amazon's second $5 billion headquarters?
Is Michigan a good fit for Amazon's second $5 billion headquarters?

The city said it is evaluating the opportunity carefully. The mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, quickly expressed interest. Amazon has fulfillment center in Southeast Baltimore. Synovus holds a "large" position in Amazon , he added. Amazon's shares were up 1 percent at $978 on Thursday. In 2001 Boeing made a decision to move its headquar...

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  • Senior US lawmakers urge keeping South Korea trade deal
Senior US lawmakers urge keeping South Korea trade deal

Meanwhile, South Korean Second Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Hyun told a Washington audience that North Korea is rapidly becoming a threat too hard to bear. "It was a very good call, very warm discussion, very constructive", he told reporters in Canberra afterwards. He has asked the United Nations to consider tough new sanctions after Nort...

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  • Largest Africa economies need bigger rebound to cut joblessness
Largest Africa economies need bigger rebound to cut joblessness

It said quarter on quarter, real GDP growth was 3.23 per cent. The second quarter data shows year-on-year GDP growth was 1.1%, and for the six months growth has been 1.1%. Africa's largest economy shrank by 1.5 percent in 2016 for its first annual contraction in 25 years. This growth was higher relative to growth recorded in Q2 2016 (3.01%).

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  • Tributes paid to Steely Dan icon following death at 67
Tributes paid to Steely Dan icon following death at 67

In a classic Michael Watts Melody Maker piece from 1976, Becker admits that, "It may be right in saying that the world crystallised through our eyes bears very little resemblance to anyone else's world, even though we think we're recording it as we see it".

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  • Modi to reshuffle his council of ministers
Modi to reshuffle his council of ministers

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , who is now holding dual ministries - finance and defence - will let go of defence. The Cabinet reshuffle was long overdue and has been necessitated because of several factors. Prabhu is likely to get environment, the portfolio he held in the then Vajpayee government. AIADMK leader Thambidurai had met Shah on Th...

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  • Greece Manufacturing Growth Strongest In 9 Years
Greece Manufacturing Growth Strongest In 9 Years

China's manufacturing sector remained in the expansion territory in August, fuelled by the strongest increase in new business for just over three years. "Having endured years of economic malaise, the latest data will be music to the ears of many concerned with Greek manufacturing", said IHS Markit economist Alex Gill.

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  • It's a Breakthrough Cancer Drug-And It'll Cost You
It's a Breakthrough Cancer Drug-And It'll Cost You

Today, the Food and Drug Administration approved a gene therapy known as vehicle T-cell therapy that genetically modifies a patient's own cells to help them combat pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common childhood cancer.

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  • FDA approves ACGT-funded cancer treatment
FDA approves ACGT-funded cancer treatment

On Wednesday, Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis made history as the first company to win Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a groundbreaking new type of cancer treatment known as CAR-T. "This transformational therapy for patients is the result of true collaboration between industry, academia, healthcare professionals, patients a...

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  • MS Dhoni Breaks Another World Record
MS Dhoni Breaks Another World Record

Angelo Mathews scored 70. Thakur is making his global debut. Kohli faced 96 balls and hit 17 fours as well as two sixes while Rohit's innings had 11 boundaries and three maximums. Kohli raced to his half-century off 38 balls even as their 50 partnership came off 46 balls. In the consecutive number more series to go against Indians or team whi...

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  • Human West Nile Cases In Simcoe Muskoka
Human West Nile Cases In Simcoe Muskoka

Following several days of heavy rain and flooding in the Houston metro area from Hurricane Harvey , parts of Texas and Louisiana along the Gulf Coast will face an increased risk of mosquito-borne illnesses, such as the West Nile and Zika viruses .

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