• India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicks off historic Israel visit
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicks off historic Israel visit

He greeted Modi in Hindi, saying: " Aapka swagat hai, mere dost (Welcome, my friend)". He also welcomed Modi in Hebrew. I want to thank my friend, Prime Minister Netanyahu, for the invitation and for receiving me with so much warmth. Describing Israel as an "important development partner", he said, "This is an exciting journey that we will und...

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  • Hillsboro Police investigate after shooting, robbery
Hillsboro Police investigate after shooting, robbery

An armed suspect who attempted to steal a helicopter from an OR airport was shot and killed by police officers on Monday, authorities said. A witness also said they saw a masked man with a hoodie fleeing police. No other injuries were reported . Police were called to the 1200 block of Roundelay Street at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday after reports o...

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  • Incursions on the China-India border
Incursions on the China-India border

Incidentally, China tried to escalate tensions by referring to the 1962 war and asking India to take lessons. It is the first time that Indian troops have crossed the mutually recognized boundary and trespassed into China's territory , triggering a close range face off between Chinese and Indian border troops.

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  • Sagan kicked off Tour for Cavendish elbow
Sagan kicked off Tour for Cavendish elbow

In the sprint finish, Sagan veered right towards and his elbow sent Cavendish slamming into the barrier. Cavendish, victor of the second-most Tour de France stages in history, tried to pass Stage 3 victor Sagan, but instead, he fell into a barrier, suffering what appeared to be a shoulder injury, and is likely out of this year's Tour.

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  • Trump speaks to China, Japan leaders about North Korea
Trump speaks to China, Japan leaders about North Korea

He urged the United States to handle Taiwan in accordance with the "One China" policy. United States citizens and businesses will be prohibited from doing business with those companies and individuals. USA officials said the Navy's action, known as a freedom-of-navigation operation, or FONOP, was planned in advance and was not targeted at any one...

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  • Nigerian elder statesman Maitama Sule dies at 88
Nigerian elder statesman Maitama Sule dies at 88

He said the declaration of the work-free day was to enable residents attend the funeral prayer for the late elder statesman which is scheduled to hold on Tuesday, July 4. The governor prayed Allah to grant peaceful repose to the soul of the titan who according to him, reached out to young and old alike, adding however that he was blessed to live to...

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  • Oxley Road: Rule of law and due process must prevail, say MPs
Oxley Road: Rule of law and due process must prevail, say MPs

SINGAPORE -The late Mr Lee Kuan Yew had upheld communitarian laws over the interests of individuals, and it is hard to imagine that he would insist the authorities can not acquire his property or preserve it, said Nominated Member of Parliament Chia Yong Yong on Monday (July 3).

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  • Over 1000 cinema theatres go on strike against nation's biggest tax reform
Over 1000 cinema theatres go on strike against nation's biggest tax reform

Now, the dual taxation with a cap on movie tickets means 48-58 percent of a film's revenue will be collected as taxes leaving peanuts for the distributors and exhibitors. Cinema-goers, film-makers and film distributors in Tamil Nadu are distressed due to the theatre shut down which began Monday as part of an indefinite strike by the Tamil Nadu Film...

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  • Trump & Pope Francis pledge support for terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard
Trump & Pope Francis pledge support for terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard

Trump beforehand, you could either decide that this is the president selflessly stepping in to help grieving parents who are experiencing a awful, wrenching pain and a baby who has a very rare, very hard to treat illness", he offered. The hospital has now said it will continue Gard's care to allow the parents to spend more time alongside him. ...

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  • John Terry joins Aston Villa
John Terry joins Aston Villa

However, the former England captain is determined to help Villa achieve promotion from the Championship in 2017-18. Asked about the prospect of that scenario, a smiling Terry added: "That's the ideal situation". Bruce has shown an interest in Terry before back when he was on loan at Nottingham Forest in the 1999/2000 season. "I'm hoping t...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association chief happy with Russia's preparations for 2018 World Cup
Federation Internationale de Football Association chief happy with Russia's preparations for 2018 World Cup

He was not about to embarrass his hosts, adding diplomatically that all Russian players at the last World Cup were tested by Federation Internationale de Football Association and that the results were negative. "We always have a zero-tolerance policy for doping". Vitaly Mutko, the deputy prime minister and head of the Russian Football Union, howe...

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  • Eight injured in firing outside French mosque
Eight injured in firing outside French mosque

Shooters' rival caused panic among mosque-goers, partly in light of a recent attempt to attack a Muslim temple in Paris . The motive of that attack remains unclear, but Paris newspapers have suggested that the man believed that he was avenging ISIS-linked attacks in France .

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  • Ivanka works for free, but Trump White House can pay well
Ivanka works for free, but Trump White House can pay well

During Barack Obama's past year, women were paid 10.75 percent less than their male counterparts. Trump released to Congress on Friday an annual report detailing his White House staff, their jobs and the salaries they earn. Those who serve under Trump reportedly make nearly $8,000 more a year, with a salary of $179,700 compared to Obama's adv...

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  • Confederations Cup 2017: Germany Beat Chile 1-0 in Final
Confederations Cup 2017: Germany Beat Chile 1-0 in Final

Chile includes the oldest average team among the eight competing nations and out-classed Portugal during penalties to reach the final. "Those established players see what's happening, and that's reviving", Germany general manager Bierhoff told reporters.

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  • 10 injured after taxi crashes through pedestrians in Boston
10 injured after taxi crashes through pedestrians in Boston

The area is just west of the airport. There were serious injuries in the crash. One was seriously hurt and the other nine suffered less severe injuries, State Police Major Francis McGinn said at the scene shortly after 3 p.m. In a news release, the state police said the cab driver was a 56-year-old Cambridge man. Mr Procopio said based on...

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  • Chris Paul trade to Rockets shakes up National Basketball Association title odds
Chris Paul trade to Rockets shakes up National Basketball Association title odds

Redick in free agency as well. Staying on the floor has been hard for Griffin, but it only takes on team to push all-in and sign him to a max contract despite the injury concerns. However what you might not know (probably) is that SportsCenter anchor Michael Eaves posted some pretty great gossip onto Facebook that says CP3 and his ex-...

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  • This All-Girl Afghani Team Was Stopped From Competing In The US
This All-Girl Afghani Team Was Stopped From Competing In The US

They made this journey twice , according to a Washington Post report from yesteday, and were heartbroken when they found out their applications had been denied . "We want to show the world we can do it, we just need a chance", she said, speaking through a Persian translator. She said when the girls received the news that their visas were deni...

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  • Louisiana Joins States Refusing to Release Voter Data
Louisiana Joins States Refusing to Release Voter Data

According to the Detroit News , Secretary Ruth Johnson's office said it will review the request when they receive it and will provide any public information. "It appears designed only to intimidate voters and to indulge President Trump's fantasy that he won the popular vote". As of Friday, at least 25 states, both red and blue, were unwilling to...

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  • Donald Trump to make snap visit to United Kingdom within next two weeks
Donald Trump to make snap visit to United Kingdom within next two weeks

May first extended the invitation in January when she visited the White House soon after Trump was sworn in. PROTESTERS are bracing themselves for a possible flying visit by Donald Trump to Scotland . May did not include any mention of a state visit from the US President during the Queen's Speech , leading to speculation that he would not mak...

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  • Opposition parties trying to divide Mahagathbandhan: JD (U) chief Nitish Kumar
Opposition parties trying to divide Mahagathbandhan: JD (U) chief Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday declared that he was not in the race to become the Prime Minister in the 2019 Lok Sabha election and that the state's ruling Grand Alliance was very much intact. "I am not saying that he is going to solve their alliance but on various issues in the past, Nitish Kumar has taken an independent stand"...

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