• Tehran, Islamabad agree to boost border security after terror attack
Tehran, Islamabad agree to boost border security after terror attack

The two sides agreed in principle to revive hotline between the border security forces of the two countries in order to resolve any issues at border. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below.

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  • McDonald's intros 3 new sandwiches plus a
McDonald's intros 3 new sandwiches plus a "frork" (french-fry fork)

The stunt is meant to draw attention to the chain's new " Signature Crafted Recipes ". Moving into the food innovation realm enjoyed by the likes of Domino's Pizza, the fast food brand has utilised its first ever infomercial to promote a utensil that affords the dipping of three French fries at a time.

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  • Venezuela crisis: Opposition condemns Maduro move
Venezuela crisis: Opposition condemns Maduro move

Maduro said the constitutional reform body would not include political parties with seats in the opposition-controlled National Assembly, but representatives of social groups traditionally loyal to him. "The Republic must defend itself from terrorism", he added, joining supporters in a rally downtown after presenting his plans to the national elect...

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  • De Blasio praises deal to reimburse NYC for Trump Tower security
De Blasio praises deal to reimburse NYC for Trump Tower security

So far, the White House has not released an official schedule of appearances in the city, but those planning to protest Trump's visit have begun to organize demonstrations near the Intrepid between 2 and 3 p.m. The $61 million is earmarked to reimburse local law enforcement wherever the president resides and the $41 million, the period until Septem...

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  • May 2017 Election: Madison Township voters approve streets, roads, bridges levy
May 2017 Election: Madison Township voters approve streets, roads, bridges levy

The Bellaire Local School District is asking residents to vote in favor of a 2.5-mill tax levy that will appear on their ballots Tuesday. Taxes on homes with a value of $100,000 would rise just under $10 per year and by just under $20 per year for homes valued at $200,000 if voters approve the levy request.

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  • US attorney details why no charges in Alton Sterling case
US attorney details why no charges in Alton Sterling case

Shot, Sterling began to sit up, as Lake ordered him to stay on the ground. Police Chief Carl Dabadie Jr. said Sterling was armed at the time, and a witness said the officer removed a gun from Sterling's pocket. Chris Stewart, the family's attorney, said justice is on the way for their loved one . At this time, and due to the nature of their inve...

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  • Tribal couple who hosted BJP chief joins Trinamool Congress
Tribal couple who hosted BJP chief joins Trinamool Congress

Bengal is seeing reckless violence and overpowering fear of the TMC", he said, adding the ruling party could not tolerate a tribal couple offering lunch to the BJP president. They were forced to join Trinamool Congress nearly at gun point. Mr Deb later visited the couple's house at Dakshin Katiajote village and had tea there.

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  • Podcast: Can 'Bachelor' Chris Soules avoid jail time for fatal crash?
Podcast: Can 'Bachelor' Chris Soules avoid jail time for fatal crash?

PEOPLE caught up with Dancing with the Stars' Valentin Chmerkovskiy after Monday's episode of the dance competition series, and the dance pro revealed that he's made attempts to contact Soules in the days since the reality star was arrested and charged with allegedly leaving the scene of the fatal vehicle crash in Iowa on April 24.

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  • North Korea weapons 'may be tactic for takeover of South'
North Korea weapons 'may be tactic for takeover of South'

A two-ship of B-1B Lancers assigned to the 28th Bomb Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, fly in formation over New Mexico during a training mission February 24, 2010. "Any military provocation against the DPRK will precisely mean a total war which will lead to the final doom of the U.S.". North Korea on Saturday carried out a failed missile ...

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  • Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack
Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack

The resignations come as U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived in Afghanistan on Monday as President Donald Trump's administration looks to construct its strategy for the war-torn country. They used rocket-propelled grenades and rifles, and several detonated suicide vests packed with explosives, officials said. Gen. John Nicholson, the top ...

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  • UK Parliament approves Theresa May's snap vote
UK Parliament approves Theresa May's snap vote

May, who made the shock call for an early election on Tuesday, needs to bolster her narrow majority of 17 seats ahead of likely tortuous talks with Brussels that could re-open old wounds within her Conservative Party. But as she spoke Mr Corbyn explicitly ruled out any post-election coalition with the SNP, insisting that he would not do a deal ...

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  • UT police on stabbing spree:
UT police on stabbing spree: "This was not a conspiracy"

A man is arrested after a fatal stabbing attack on the University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas , May 1, 2017 . Krishant Dania, psychology and government freshman, said he was sitting outside of Gregory Gym when he saw one of the victims and ran over to help.

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  • Police officer who shot and killed Texas teen is fired
Police officer who shot and killed Texas teen is fired

Attorney Lee Merritt , who is representing the boy's family, says the shooting of Jordan , who was black, brings to mind other deaths of black people in encounters with police. Body camera footage in the death of a 15-year-old boy at the hands of a police officer contradicts the officer's claims about what happened when the teenager was shot, a ...

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  • Turkey demands US stop supporting Syrian Kurdish militants
Turkey demands US stop supporting Syrian Kurdish militants

Turkey on Wednesday carried out several strikes in Syria and Iraq against separatist Kurdish rebels and their allies, drawing the wrath of USA officials who accused Ankara of lacklustre coordination. A senior Kurdish official, Ilham Ahmad told The Associated Press that American forces began carrying out patrols along the border Thursday along wit...

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  • Trump leaves door open for military action against North Korea
Trump leaves door open for military action against North Korea

China, Pyongyang's number one trade partner, has repeatedly called for a return to talks on denuclearization but has been reluctant to use economic pressure that could destabilize North Korea. China is the main food and fuel supplier for North Korea. The THAAD deployment has drawn protests from China, which says the powerful radar that can penetr...

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  • Trump calls court's sanctuary ruling ridiculous
Trump calls court's sanctuary ruling ridiculous

Orrick in his ruling yesterday said the president was "exceeding his constitutional authority" by trying to punish local governments that refuse to cooperate with his immigration policies. "The court's decision is a win for the neediest people in our nation". Orrick noted that the Justice department's lawyers weakly argued the case, implicitly ...

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  • Trump says China could have hacked Democratic emails
Trump says China could have hacked Democratic emails

During his election campaign, Donald Trump promised to label China a currency manipulator nation on his first day in white house. Trump accused China of manipulating its currency , claims global warming is a Chinese hoax , and has tweetstormed about the country.

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  • Sturgeon Made A Mistake By Weaponising Brexit, Says Ruth Davidson
Sturgeon Made A Mistake By Weaponising Brexit, Says Ruth Davidson

She urged voters to back five years of "strong and stable" Conservative leadership and said: "My commitment is clear, that if you strengthen my hand in those Brexit negotiations, I will work to ensure that Scotland and the United Kingdom flourish together".

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  • NKorea says it will speed up nuke program in response to US
NKorea says it will speed up nuke program in response to US

After Trump told Bloomberg News he would be honored to meet with Kim , White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters the United States would need to see North Korea's provocative behavior ratcheted down immediately. Meanwhile, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday the administration is keeping a close eye on its fiscal policies rega...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan to rejoin ruling party after referendum win
Turkey's Erdogan to rejoin ruling party after referendum win

Erdogan led the AK Party for 13 years starting in 2001 but had to step aside when he became president in August 2014, due to a legal requirement for presidents to be politically neutral. Erdogan becomes the fourth president to retain his party ties. The father of four continued to lead the party - he once described it as his fifth child - from be...

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