• NATO says Turkey 'valued ally,' membership not in question
NATO says Turkey 'valued ally,' membership not in question

In an interview with the state-run Anadolu agency, Cavusoglu also said that President Vladimir Putin had said Russian Federation would lift embargos on Turkish products and that, if needed, additional agreements would be signed to ensure work goes ahead on the TurkStream gas pipeline project.

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  • Alabama Judicial Court to rule on chief justice's ouster
Alabama Judicial Court to rule on chief justice's ouster

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A hearing on judicial misconduct charges against Alabama's suspended chief justice began before a packed house Monday after Roy Moore entered to the applause of supporters in the courtroom where usually presides over state Supreme Court hearings.

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  • Facebook sidesteps ad-blocking on desktop computers
Facebook sidesteps ad-blocking on desktop computers

Facebook's vice president of advertising, Andrew Bosworth, justified the change with a familiar refrain: Like many online news sites, the social network is free to users and relies on advertising revenue to keep it going. It can also be a problem for mobile users as the ads also eat up a fair amount of data which can then creep up to their d...

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  • Paul Ryan downplays primary on day before election
Paul Ryan downplays primary on day before election

Nehlen, though, has cast the speaker as supportive of trade deals see as harmful to USA jobs by Trump. Nehlen has attempted to capitalize on Ryan's public issues with Trump. Ryan's challenger, businessman Paul Nehlen, has managed to get outsized attention by staging protests near Ryan's home. Ryan said it needs to be renegotiated, and that the vo...

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  • Indian activist ends hunger strike after 16 years
Indian activist ends hunger strike after 16 years

She began her fast to protest an onerous security law that gives overarching powers to security forces in the northeastern Indian state where she lives. Sharmila's struggle has been the nucleus of all protests against AFSPA in Manipur and the neighbouring north-eastern states. She was arrested by the Manipur government the same year on charges ...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan sits down with Russia's Putin for talks
Turkey's Erdogan sits down with Russia's Putin for talks

This is Erdogan's first visit to Russian Federation after the crisis in the two countries' relations and also after the attempted military coup in Turkey. The downing of the plane over the Syrian border last November shattered ties between the two nations and saw Moscow slap an embargo on Turkish food products and ban charter flights and the sale o...

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  • Wake up call to PM to restore peace in valley
Wake up call to PM to restore peace in valley

Freedom enjoyed by each Indian, belings to Kashmiris also. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed huge crowd at Alirajpur, Madhya Pradesh , kick starting "Azadi 70 Saal-Yaad Karo Qurbani" programme. Some peoples politics may go on but what will happen to my poor, innocent young people. Though he acknowledged that dialogue resolves issues i...

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  • Clinton slams Trump on economic proposals
Clinton slams Trump on economic proposals

Trump proposed drastically reducing federal income tax rates to 10%, 20% and 25% - a proposal that nonpartisan groups assessed would add trillions of dollars to the national debt. It says he has "demonstrated repeatedly that he has little understanding" of the nation's "vital national interests, its complex diplomatic challenges, its indispensable...

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  • Jared Leto once auditioned for Star Trek
Jared Leto once auditioned for Star Trek

As part of the DC Universe, there are plenty of references to outside characters and setups (including a post-credits scene) for future films. And the Kevin Spacey talking-cat comedy " Nine Lives " eked out some pained mews: The Barry Sonnenfeld film managed just $6.5 million in its opening weekend.

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  • Irish boxer Paddy Barnes crashes out of Olympics after split-decision loss
Irish boxer Paddy Barnes crashes out of Olympics after split-decision loss

The 29-year-old Barnes dropped a tight first round on two cards and looked exhausted in the second as the slick Carmona nailed him with a series of looping left-hands. However, he will still have the memories of leading out the Irish team at the Opening Ceremony, a memory that he will never forget one would think. The Chinese judge gave the verdi...

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  • Australia's Travis Head Gets ODI Call-up in Sri Lanka
Australia's Travis Head Gets ODI Call-up in Sri Lanka

In the first Test, the Aussies were beaten by 106 runs after getting a crucial 1st innings lead and in the 2nd Test at Galle they were thoroughly outplayed in each and every department as they lost by 229 runs. "We have big events wanting to come to this very important stadium to grow our economy". Sutherland also explained the decision to lock...

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  • Rio 2016: Majlinda Kelmendi secures first Olympic gold for Kosovo
Rio 2016: Majlinda Kelmendi secures first Olympic gold for Kosovo

People, especially kids in Kosovo, look to me as a hero. "This is the first time that Kosovo is part of the Olympics, and for the first time, I think the gold is huge", said Kelmendi. She emerged to show her pride carrying the Kosovo flag at the Olympic opening ceremony. Describing what the gold means this her country, she added: "That means a lo...

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  • Italian sailor uses mouth-to-mouth to revive kitten
Italian sailor uses mouth-to-mouth to revive kitten

An Italian Coastguard dove into the water to rescue a drowning, lifeless kitten. Members of the Italian coast guard have rescued and revived a drowning kitten at a Sicilian port, after children on shore drew attention to its plight. After less than a minute the kitten could be heard meowing, and one of the officers can be heard on video saying, "...

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  • South Africa's Ruling Party Suffers Biggest Election Setback
South Africa's Ruling Party Suffers Biggest Election Setback

The EFF's 8 percent vote share countrywide, with almost all ballots counted, would represent a gain of just 2 percentage points from national elections two years ago. "Pushing painful structural reforms probably isn't the first thing that an unpopular government is going to do", BBH analysts led by Win Thin said in a research note.

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  • Musa Plans for FA Community Shield Victory Party…Eager to down Mourinho's United
Musa Plans for FA Community Shield Victory Party…Eager to down Mourinho's United

They have made some changes to the squad as they have brought in a new striker from CSKA Moscow, Ahmed Musa for a contract until 2020. Having otherwise been nearly completely anonymous, the Swedish striker made his mark by towering above Wes Morgan and heading an Antonio Valencia cross beyond Schmeichel for 2-1.

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  • Prosecutors: Belgium machete attack may have been terror-inspired
Prosecutors: Belgium machete attack may have been terror-inspired

Charleroi police spokesman David Quinaux told RTL-TVI that the assailant arrived outside the station and "immediately took a machete out of the sports bag he was carrying and violently struck at the faces of the two policewomen who were on guard duty".

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  • 11-year-old Pence questioner:
11-year-old Pence questioner: "I'm full on the Trump campaign"

Forget the traditional attack dog role of the vice president. Trump has that part down pat. Pence reaffirmed what Trump said by saying both will be back in Colorado often before the November election. "He should have expected he would do some of this and provide more of the even-tempered, articulate, measured responses", Black said. Gov. Mike P...

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  • Walker's 9th-inning homer lifts Mets over Tigers 3-1
Walker's 9th-inning homer lifts Mets over Tigers 3-1

Neil Walker hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the top of the ninth, and the New York Mets avoided a sweep with a 3-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. The under is 10-3 in the Mets last 13 Sunday games and is 19-7-1 in their last 27 road games while NY are 3-7 in their last 10 overall. Kinsler delivered a weak chopper up the middle, pla...

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  • 13 civilians, one terrorist killed in shootout at Assam's Kokrajhar market
13 civilians, one terrorist killed in shootout at Assam's Kokrajhar market

Later, he told reporters that doctors had informed him that all the injured were out of danger. Hagrama Mohilary, Chief Executive Member of the Bodoland Territorial Council that runs the administration in four Bodo districts, including Kokrajhar , said many people had been injured in the attack.

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  • Warm, mostly dry week expected in Tri
Warm, mostly dry week expected in Tri

Winds N 5-15 miles per hour. The highest threat of rain will come after midnight, with the chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms at 40 percent. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Thu: High: 98 Low: 75 Partly cloudy. Tomorrow night: Slight chance for a shower or storm. Showers and thunderstorms are forecast for each day throughout the ...

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