• Jeremy Corbyn WILL be on the ballot for the Labour leadership contest
Jeremy Corbyn WILL be on the ballot for the Labour leadership contest

The decision to automatically include the veteran socialist on the leadership ballot comes following nearly six hours of closed door discussions, with 33 members of the NEC participating in the vote that came out in favour of Corbyn by 18 votes to 14.

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  • US will welcome target of 10000 Syria refugees: Kerry
US will welcome target of 10000 Syria refugees: Kerry

US State Department spokesman John Kirby said: "There is no, other than a channel that has been opened up between DOD and the Russian military to de-conflict for safety of operations purposes, there is no US military coordination with the Russian military inside Syria ".

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  • In Kashmir, Deadly Protests Follow Death Of Rebel Leader
In Kashmir, Deadly Protests Follow Death Of Rebel Leader

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has convened a special cabinet meeting to discuss the deteriorating situation in Indian occupied Kashmir at Punjab Governor's House on Friday. Mr Wani, who was in his early twenties, had become the face of Kashmir's militancy, using social media to rally supporters and reach out to other youths like him who had grown...

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  • HC notice to Jaitley on Kejriwal's plea
HC notice to Jaitley on Kejriwal's plea

The HC has directed him to appear in the court on August 12 to explain his alleged " Thulla " remark against Delhi Police. Delhi High Court today sought the reply of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea to stay the proceedings before a trial court in a criminal defamation case filed against him and five other AAP...

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  • Bayh expected to run for US Senate seat after Hill drops out
Bayh expected to run for US Senate seat after Hill drops out

In a statement, Hill said he did "not want to stand in the way of Democrats winning in and the U.S. Senate", and that he had filed the necessary documents to withdraw from the race. "In accordance with IN law, I have filed the necessary paperwork to withdraw from the race". Hill did not mention Bayh's name in his release The Indiana Democratic ...

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  • Trump Wraps Up Vice President Auditions, Nears Decision
Trump Wraps Up Vice President Auditions, Nears Decision

About 3,000 people inside the indoor soccer field complex at Grand Park in Westfield on Tuesday grew restless as the event started nearly 50 minutes late. On Tuesday, he was joined in IN by Pence. Trump is expected to announce his running mate sometime this week. "Wow", declared, before calling IN, which delivered him the nomination after he won ...

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  • Sanders finally set to endorse Clinton
Sanders finally set to endorse Clinton

As Sanders delivered the endorsement just two weeks shy of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Clinton offered a huge smile, embracing him as they raised their arms in unity. "We need somebody who is not attached to Wall Street". A Tribune poll last month showed Trump and Clinton tied with 35 percent of the vote and Libertarian no...

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  • Discuss 7th Pay Commission Recommendations With Trade Unions: CPI to Govt
Discuss 7th Pay Commission Recommendations With Trade Unions: CPI to Govt

Terming the 7th Pay Commission increment announced by the government on Wednesday as "lopsided and inadequate", the Congress termed it the "lowest pay hike in the last seven decades". However, one can't ignore its possible impacts on inflation and government finances. Around Rs 70,000 crore has been provisioned for it. Around Rs 70,000 crore ha...

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  • Crude prices back off ahead of possible supply rise
Crude prices back off ahead of possible supply rise

In 2017, a further drop to 55.9 million bpd is expected, OPEC said, due in part to further falls in production by United States shale oil producers, who need a higher oil price than the current $45-50 to survive. Prices have recovered since hitting multi-year lows below $30 a barrel, but are still a long way off from more than $100 seen in mid-...

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  • Zika virus cases so far in Dutchess County, none in Ulster
Zika virus cases so far in Dutchess County, none in Ulster

MS will receive $308,661 of that funding. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , (CDC) has issued a zika virus travel notice for Anguilla, following reports of local mosquito transmission of zika virus infection there. Depending on how you look at it, Florida will have an additional $1.4 million next week to fight Zika, a mosquito-b...

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  • Funerals today for 3 of 5 slain Dallas police officers
Funerals today for 3 of 5 slain Dallas police officers

Can we do this?. I see what's possible when we recognize that we are one American family, all deserving of equal treatment. Bush's repeated exhortation of "at our best" was echoed by Obama's "the America I know", each an appeal to our better selves.

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  • Black Lives Matter demonstration to take place in Dublin today
Black Lives Matter demonstration to take place in Dublin today

Racial bias exists within this country whose economic foundation was based on the extermination of indigenous people and the forced labor of enslaved people kidnapped from Africa. Giuliani also had nothing kind to say about what he sees as the racially divisive nature of the Black Lives Matter movement as a whole. "We can live in a world where ...

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  • Conservatives begin voting to choose new British PM
Conservatives begin voting to choose new British PM

Britain now looks on course to elect its first woman Prime Minister since the late Margaret Thatcher, known as the "Iron Lady", who governed from 1979 to 1990. Now Mr Johnson has signalled he will stick to his guns on the UK's attempts to exit the European Union by supporting 53-year-old Ms Leadsom who backed the Vote Leave campaign during the re...

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  • 'Kuchh Toh Log Kahenge', Says Smriti Irani on Her Portfolio Change
'Kuchh Toh Log Kahenge', Says Smriti Irani on Her Portfolio Change

Before assuming the office of Ministry of HRD, he was serving as Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change as independent Charge. Calling himself a product of student politics during the JP movement, the minister said education was an "emancipator and agent of change" and it will play a big role in bringing changes in the India...

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  • Cosby loses latest bid to get sex assault charges dismissed
Cosby loses latest bid to get sex assault charges dismissed

But Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill ruled Cosby, 78, did not have the right to confront her at a preliminary hearing and the trial can move forward. However, her lawyer believes that Cosby gave her something stronger leaving her to be unconscious and motionless. Cosby was present in the courtroom Thursday.

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  • Running of the bulls as San Fermin kicks off in Spain
Running of the bulls as San Fermin kicks off in Spain

Five people were gored as bulls spread panic on the second day of Spain's San Fermin festival. The festival website lists the Canadian, with the initials P.C.O., in serious condition in a local hospital. PACMA bitterly opposes "cruel" Spanish traditions involving animals, including bullfighting, and persuaded authorities in the Spanish northern reg...

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  • Funerals Wednesday for 3 of 5 slain Dallas police officers
Funerals Wednesday for 3 of 5 slain Dallas police officers

All of it has left us wounded and angry and hurt. President Barack Obama on Tuesday said he understood why Americans felt there was a widening racial gulf in the country, but rejected the suggestion that tensions would only get worse. " Obama condemned rhetoric suggesting harm to police, saying it did a disservice to the cause of justice". Ob...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn: Labour leader on leadership ballot after NEC vote
Jeremy Corbyn: Labour leader on leadership ballot after NEC vote

On Tuesday evening the National Executive Committee voted by 18-14 that Corbyn would automatically be on the ballot - which is lucky for him as there is a good chance he would not have secured the necessary MP votes otherwise. There was a buoyant response at a Keep Corbyn event in Kentish Town, north London , attended by more than a thousand s...

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  • Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM barred from contesting civic polls in Maharashtra
Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM barred from contesting civic polls in Maharashtra

In a statement issued by state election commissioner JS Sahariya mentioned that the action has been taken because the party did not submit the returns in spite of reminding it on various occasions. The AIMIM, a Hyderabad-based outfit until two years ago, entered Maharashtra two years ago where it succeeded in winning two legislative Assembly seats.

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  • US sends Marines to South Sudan capital to protect citizens
US sends Marines to South Sudan capital to protect citizens

While the United Nations said the cease-fire in Juba appeared to be holding, it was "hugely worrying" that the fighting appeared to have spread outside the capital, the United Nations human rights office in Geneva said Tuesday. "We continue to press, obviously, the leaders in South Sudan to end the fighting and to provide unfettered humanitaria...

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