• Pak warns India against surgical strikes on its soil
Pak warns India against surgical strikes on its soil

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said Pakistan wants peace in the neighboring country, and still has some influence over the militant group, "but it's not as much as it used to be". official told lawmakers. "I would like to reiterate that Pakistan will continue to play a positive role in bringing peace to the region through measures agreed upon by...

Read more

  • Iniesta Signs Lifetime Contract With Barca
Iniesta Signs Lifetime Contract With Barca

Barcelona tied down captain Andres Iniesta for the rest of his career as the club announced on Friday the 33-year-old midfielder has agreed a "lifetime contract". "I don't like to speculate of what will happen in the future", Iniesta said during the press conference. "No other player in the history of Barcelona has come up through the club lik...

Read more

  • Yogi Adityanath: CPI-M shields killers, promotes 'jihadi terrorism' in Kerala
Yogi Adityanath: CPI-M shields killers, promotes 'jihadi terrorism' in Kerala

The campaign, a show of strength by the BJP and the RSS , is meant to highlight alleged violence by CPI-M cadres on BJP and RSS supporters since 2001. Rajashekharan said Shah's presence in the yatra was not required to offer resistance to CPI (M) workers of Pinarayi village. The Communist Party of India-Marxist added: "Amit Shah is the last pe...

Read more

  • F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Strike Back in Japan
F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Strike Back in Japan

There are five races left on the calendar, with Japan followed by races in USA, Mexico, Brazil and Abu Dhabi. But Mass said that, if Hamilton is crowned 2017 champion, it will be deserved. Verstappen and Ricciardo made it a brilliant weekend for Red Bull in Malaysia, finishing first and third respectively. I didn't sleep very well last night ...

Read more

  • Rafael Nadal through to quarterfinals at China Open
Rafael Nadal through to quarterfinals at China Open

The first nine games of the second set went with serve, but Wozniacki faltered when serving for the first time to stay in the match. Nadal broke the Russian in the fourth game to take a 3-1 lead and never looked back to seal the opener. The German will play Andrey Rublev in the next round, who defeated seventh-seeded Tomas Berdych 1-6 6-4 6-1. ...

Read more

  • Japanese Journalist Dead From Overwork After Working 159 Hours in Osaka, Japan
Japanese Journalist Dead From Overwork After Working 159 Hours in Osaka, Japan

Masahiko Yamauchi, a senior official at the broadcaster, said Ms Sado's death was a "problem for our organisation as a whole, including the labour system and how elections are covered". There are many medical causes due to which a " karoshi death" happens like heart attacks, strokes, and starvation. "I want to die as I am destroyed physically an...

Read more

  • Las Vegas shooting: Gunman fired for 9 to 11 minutes
Las Vegas shooting: Gunman fired for 9 to 11 minutes

She said experts who analyzed it said you can hear 90 gunshots in just 10 seconds. Marilou Danley , the Filipina-Australian girlfriend of Las Vegas mass-murderer Stephen Paddock , is being interviewed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in Los Angeles .

Read more

  • Civil rights law doesn't apply to transgender workers, says Justice Department memo
Civil rights law doesn't apply to transgender workers, says Justice Department memo

Jeff Sessions says in his memo that this is about "law, not policy" but the courts clearly disagree. Sessions's memo clarified that his Justice Department would interpret that part of the law to apply only to discrimination between "men and women".

Read more

  • Pence: America must be 'dominant in space'
Pence: America must be 'dominant in space'

Pence pledged that the Trump administration, with the help of the NSC, will develop and implement a coherent, long-term USA space strategy. "And from the foundation of the moon, America will be the first nation to bring mankind to Mars", Pence wrote.

Read more

  • Leaders of Russia, Saudi Arabia hail OPEC+ work - Lavrov
Leaders of Russia, Saudi Arabia hail OPEC+ work - Lavrov

Following the talks between Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov and Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid Falih, Moscow announced Wednesday that Saudi Arabia is planning to make investments into more than 25 agriculture, oil and gas projects in Russia .

Read more

  • Spain court suspends Catalonia's parliament session over independence motion
Spain court suspends Catalonia's parliament session over independence motion

His televised statement on Tuesday evening was seen as paving the way for Madrid to take severe measures to block any attempts at independence in Catalonia . The separatist parties have a slim majority in the parliament. Catalan officials said 90% of the 2.26 million people who took part in the vote backed independence .

Read more

  • On gun control, Donald Trump has lost his marbles
On gun control, Donald Trump has lost his marbles

City officials have made an urgent appeal for blood donors as at least 527 people who were injured in the shooting are treated in hospitals across Nevada. The sheriff declined to confirm reports Paddock wired $US100,000 to the Philippines before the shooting. "The Las Vegas attacker converted to Islam a few months ago", it stated.

Read more

  • Tropical storm forms off Mexico; another system could hit US
Tropical storm forms off Mexico; another system could hit US

The storm is expected to reach the coast of Nicaragua early Thursday, before moving across northeastern Nicaragua and Honduras later the same day. Today the Hurricane Hunters are investigating what is now Tropical Depression #16 in the Caribbean near Central America.

Read more

  • NBA Scraps East Vs. West All-Star Game Format, Captains Will Pick Teams
NBA Scraps East Vs. West All-Star Game Format, Captains Will Pick Teams

The league has not released specific details about how the draft will take place, but let's hope this whole thing is televised. The highlights are nice, but just how many times can you watch players trade dunks? "It'll obviously be a totally different look once we get on the court and see East guys with West guys and a different kind of setup"....

Read more

  • Catalonia Suggests International Mediation in Conflict with Spain
Catalonia Suggests International Mediation in Conflict with Spain

Some lawmakers say that will happen Monday. On Tuesday, huge crowds held street protests in Catalonia and unions staged a strike to protest the police's actions. The region doesn't have any power over defence, foreign affairs, taxes, ports or airports, all of which are in the hands of the Madrid government .

Read more

  • Erdogan, Rouhani vow to toughen Turkey-Iran strategic cooperation
Erdogan, Rouhani vow to toughen Turkey-Iran strategic cooperation

The Turkish President is visiting Iran at the invitation of Rouhani and against the backdrop of the recent Iraqi Kurdistan controversial independence referendum, a source of concern for both neighbours. Since 1984, Turkey has battled rebels of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) which has rear bases in northern Iraq and which initially so...

Read more

  • Issue of Trump campaign collusion with Russian Federation 'still open'
Issue of Trump campaign collusion with Russian Federation 'still open'

Mr Burr said the panel has confirmed the findings of United States intelligence agencies - that Russian Federation had interfered in the election - but that one portion of the investigation has not yet closed. "The committee can not really decide the credibility of the dossier without understanding things like who paid for it, who are your sources ...

Read more

  • Vegas gunman's girlfriend arrives at LAX, immediately met by law enforcement
Vegas gunman's girlfriend arrives at LAX, immediately met by law enforcement

One sister speculated on the seemingly impromptu trip, saying Danley "didn't even know that she was going to the Philippines" until Paddock said he purchased the ticket. Steiner said Paddock, who was from Nevada, will likely be found to have his own reasoning for doing what he did and not be affiliated with any global terrorist organization or agen...

Read more

  • Russian Federation to play Middle East mediator during King Salman's visit
Russian Federation to play Middle East mediator during King Salman's visit

Novak said that the Saudi-Russian sides have already set $10 billion to fund joint projects in several other fields than the oil sector. The forthcoming visit to Russia by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia is a truly historic event for Russian-Saudi bilateral relations, said former Russian Ambassador in Riyadh Oleg Ozerov, who...

Read more

  • Marilou Danley May Hold The Key To Vegas Killer's Motives
Marilou Danley May Hold The Key To Vegas Killer's Motives

The gunman who committed the worst mass shooting in USA history on Sunday when he unloaded hundreds of rounds at concertgoers from a 32nd floor hotel room in Las Vegas "sent away" his girlfriend to the Philippines before the attack, her sisters said on Wednesday.

Read more