• ACLU challenges Trump's transgender service member ban
ACLU challenges Trump's transgender service member ban

John McCain (R-Ariz.), who complained about the president rolling out a major policy on Twitter and possibly forcing people out of the military who were otherwise qualified. The President signed a memorandum that would reverse an Obama-era decision to allow transgender individuals to openly serve in the United States military.

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  • Korea fires three short-range ballistic missiles
Korea fires three short-range ballistic missiles

The projectile was launched from North Korea's eastern Kangwon province. A new poster on a North Korean propaganda website on Saturday showed a missile dealing "a retaliatory strike of justice" against the US mainland, threatening to "wipe out the United States, the source of evil, without a trace".

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  • China Bans New Business with North Korea
China Bans New Business with North Korea

This is published unedited from the IANS feed . "The second missile launch... appears to have blown up nearly immediately", said the spokesman, Commander Dave Benham, adding that the launches happened over a span of 30 minutes. The JCS said South Korea and USA militaries were analyzing the launch and didn't immediately provide more details. It is...

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  • Embattled Australian TV network bailed out by U.S. broadcaster CBS
Embattled Australian TV network bailed out by U.S. broadcaster CBS

Turnbull said of the CBS offer. Ten Network has been snapped up by United States media giant CBS in a deal that should keep Australia's third commercial free-to-air broadcaster on air. The purchase includes the main Channel 10, as well as their other digital channels, Eleven and One, as well as their digital streaming platform TenPlay.

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  • Guatemala bishops condemn president's firing of anti-corruption official
Guatemala bishops condemn president's firing of anti-corruption official

Morales has also fired his foreign minister, who had threatened to step down if the president moved against Velasquez. Working together, local prosecutors and the United Nations panel have won popularity over the last decade by beginning to hack away at corruption long endemic in Guatemala , including forcing Otto Perez Molina from the presidenc...

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  • Mexico Offers Aid to Texas in Hurricane Harvey's Aftermath
Mexico Offers Aid to Texas in Hurricane Harvey's Aftermath

Mexico told President Donald Trump again in no uncertain terms that it will not be paying for his proposed border wall, no matter what he says - or tweets - on the matter. It's hard to think of this as Trump's first national crisis of his presidency, since every single day feels like a new outlandish crisis of epic proportions.

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  • Dozens rescued from nursing home underwater in Dickinson
Dozens rescued from nursing home underwater in Dickinson

The Galveston County Daily News reported that fifteen elderly residents were airlifted by helicopter from La Vita Bella nursing home after a photo showed them sitting in waist deep water. "We have finish segments of interstates that were shut and convergences that are shut", Clark said. "It's never even flooded past the sidewalk", Kim said.

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  • Pres. Trump says Canada, Mexico being
Pres. Trump says Canada, Mexico being "very difficult" on NAFTA

I received calls from the President of Mexico and the Prime Minister of Canada asking to renegotiate Nafta rather than terminate, I agreed subject to the fact that if we do not reach a fair deal for all, we will then terminate NAFTA. In the meantime, the tab will be paid by the American taxpayer, with Trump trying to get funding for his campaig...

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  • JDU to seek Sharad Yadav's disqualification from Rajya Sabha
JDU to seek Sharad Yadav's disqualification from Rajya Sabha

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadavs opposition rally at Patna will not have any impact on the BJP government , Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya said today. farmers are dying, unemployed youths are growing at fast rate like never before, common people are fed up with price rise", she said. Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan ...

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  • Sindhu advances into semi-finals of World Championships
Sindhu advances into semi-finals of World Championships

She was also pepped up playing in front of her home crowd and she wanted to do well as this was a medal round. Axelsen won the junior world title in 2010, but expectations of him cooled as he failed to produce a breakthrough win. For a second successive year the 11th seed overcame the second seed Chinese Wang Shixian, this time in a gruelling thr...

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  • Hundreds of Rohingya refugees waiting in no man's land to enter Bangladesh
Hundreds of Rohingya refugees waiting in no man's land to enter Bangladesh

The injured Rohingyas entered Bangladesh through several points along the Teknaf and Ukhia borders parts. Rohingya insurgents carried out a series of coordinated attacks against police outposts and an army base Friday. After similar violence broke out in October 2016, approximately 85,000 civilians fled to Bangladesh, the ministry said. The gro...

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  • Dog stocks up on food after Hurricane Harvey strikes
Dog stocks up on food after Hurricane Harvey strikes

Salvador Segovia was watching the dog, who belongs to his 5-year-old grandson Carter who evacuated before the hurricane, according to the Houston Chronicle . The man discovered the dog ran away when he came to check it on Friday. PSA: Owner is found. Neighbors alerted Segovia to Otis' whereabouts on Saturday, and the dog is back home again.

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  • India guru rape case: almost 30 die in violent protests
India guru rape case: almost 30 die in violent protests

Besides the rape charges, Singh was also under investigation over allegations that he convinced 400 of his male followers to undergo castration on the promises of becoming closer to God. Supporters of the godman set fire to some buses and two empty train coaches in the capital. Haryana police chief B.S. Sandhu told AFP Saturday at least 30 pe...

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  • Tillerson on Trump's values: The president 'speaks for himself'
Tillerson on Trump's values: The president 'speaks for himself'

One person died and many more were injured when a suspect who demonstrated with white nationalists at a so-called Unite the Right rally rammed his auto into crowd of counter-protesters. Tillerson's comment to Wallace come just two days after Gary Cohn , the president's chief economic adviser, criticized Trump for his controversial response to ...

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  • Lebanese Army, Hezbollah and Syrian Army declare cease-fire with ISIS
Lebanese Army, Hezbollah and Syrian Army declare cease-fire with ISIS

Hezbollah , a militant and political group, has been fighting ISIS on the Syrian side of the border in the West Qalamoun region. Four were killed by their captors and a 5th died of his wounds, while 16 were released in a prisoner swap in December 2015.

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  • Terror Attack On Police Complex In Pulwama Leaves Eight Security Personnel Dead
Terror Attack On Police Complex In Pulwama Leaves Eight Security Personnel Dead

The terrorists are belived to be associated with Pakistan based terror outfit Jais-e-Mohammad (JeM). At least eight Indian security personnel and two suspected gunmen were killed after rebels attacked a police camp in Indian-administered Kashmir.

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  • Nearly 500000 March for Peace in Barcelona to Promote Peace
Nearly 500000 March for Peace in Barcelona to Promote Peace

She was left in a critical condition when a militant drove the rented vehicle into crowds in Barcelona's famous Las Ramblas boulevard on August 17. Police, in city capital Barcelona , estimates that almost 500,000 people participated in a march against terrorism on Saturday.

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  • Phoenix Search and Rescue headed to TX to offer hurricane aid
Phoenix Search and Rescue headed to TX to offer hurricane aid

The Red Cross has sent 22 volunteers from Minnesota to help flood victims, and officials say they will be there as long as they need to be. Thousands are seeking help and rescue in Houston, Texas after Tropical Storm Harvey slammed into the coast and caused major flooding in and around the city.

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  • British Labour Party Wants UK To Remain In Customs Union After Brexit
British Labour Party Wants UK To Remain In Customs Union After Brexit

In a jointly-penned article two weeks ago, Chancellor Philip Hammond and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox made clear the United Kingdom will leave the customs union and the single market in March 2019 in a display of unity that was seen as a clear indication the Government is now resigned to a so-called "hard Brexit".

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  • Somalia: 9 Civilians Killed in Special Forces Raid in Lower Shabelle Region
Somalia: 9 Civilians Killed in Special Forces Raid in Lower Shabelle Region

President Donald Trump approved to expand U.S. involvement in military operations against the al-Qaeda linked al-Shabaab group. The attack, which took place in the early hours of Friday, targeted a farm on the outskirts of the town of Bariire in the southern Lower Shabelle region.

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