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Bridge collapses in Mumbai, several injured as Piyush Goyal orders inquiry


The Mumbai Fire Brigade, city police, the railway police, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), local ward of the BMC and ambulance services were deployed at the site. "Thankfully, no train was passing under the bridge", he added. Fadnavis has also asked the "BMC commissioner to increase frequency of BEST buses for convenience of commuters". Read More »

U.S. tourist dead after tour boat explodes in the Bahamas


A USA dancer placed in an induced coma after a boat explosion in the Bahamas will wake to find both her legs amputated. Video of the incident shot from a neighboring vessel showed thick smoke and flames consume the 40-foot-boat, as onlookers jumped into shallow waters to help rescue passengers . Read More »

When Trump meets Putin, United States News & Top Stories


Trump, asked on June 29 whether reports about him dropping Washington's opposition to the Russian annexation of Crimea were true, said, " We're going to have to see ". Trump will sit down with Putin in Helsinki on July 16, the first formal one-on-one meeting between the two leaders. Trump is scheduled to meet with Putin on July 16, several days after he stops in Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. Read More »

Capital Gazette Suspect Mailed Threatening Letters Before Shooting


A judge placed Ramos on 18 months of supervised probation and ordered him to continue therapy and refrain from any further contact with the woman or her family, the court documents show. All are welcome. On Saturday, the 5:30 p.m. Eucharist at St. Anne's Episcopal Church in downtown will be offered for the victims. The suspect had a shotgun and hunted down victims as he walked through the first floor. Read More »

Former Malaysian PM arrested for corruption


Police say they recovered $273m in luxury goods and cash . The fund was started by Najib when he took power in 2009, but it accumulated billions in debts and is being investigated in the U.S. The MACC called up former Umno MP Tan Sri Shahrir Samad and Najib's stepson and Hollywood-based film producer Riza Aziz whose Red Granite Pictures was behind the 2013 Oscar-nominated Wolf of Wall Street , for questioning today. Read More »

Prepare Your Wallets: Amazon Confirms Prime Day Begins on July 16th


Twitch Prime - Members can enjoy hundreds of hours of free gameplay as Twitch Prime gives away a free PC game every day through July 18, including titles like Pillars of Eternity and Brutal Legend . You can also expect the usual Lightning Deals, which will be short-lived bargains on a range of items. This Spotify rival boasts 40 million songs to listen to anywhere and anytime via the app. Read More »

Private plane crashes in Mumbai; at least 6 people dead


Officials said the footage is from a close-circuit television camera installed in a building near the one into which the 12-seater Beechcraft King Air C90 aircraft crashed. Most of the evidence required from the flight were collected by the DGCA on Thursday. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has been directed to conduct an investigation into the Mumbai plane crash incident, Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Thursday. Read More »

Protesters flood USA cities to fight Trump immigration policy


Scores of organizations are supporting Saturday's mass mobilizations, spearheaded by the liberal group, and contesting the administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy that has led to the detentions of thousands crossing the United States border, including those planning to file claims of asylum. Read More »

Trump ally Giuliani says end is near for Iran's rulers


Senior officials told the Israeli broadcaster that earlier in April, Foreign Ministry Director General Yuval Rotem invited Italian Ambassador to Israel Gianluigi Benedetti for a meeting in Tel Aviv to express his dissatisfaction with the Italian position which prevents the implementation of further sanctions on the Iranian regime. Read More »

Thai cave rescue: How it unfolded


Ben Reymenants, a Belgian diver who is part of an worldwide contingent that had been searching for the soccer team, said he was briefed by an operation commander on the rescue. Narongsak said they located the missing boys about 300-400m past a section of the cave that was on higher ground and was thought to be where the team members and their coach may have taken shelter. Read More »

Germany's interior minister lashes out at Merkel


At the national level, Merkel also proposed that migrants arriving in Germany who first registered in another European Union country should be placed in special "admissions centers" under restrictive conditions, according to a document she sent to the CSU and the Socialists. Read More »

United States holds talks on next steps with North Korea


Pompeo has already visited Pyongyang twice since April to meet with Kim - the first time when he was still director of the Central Intelligence Agency - and there are discussions about a possible third trip to North Korea late next week but such a visit has not yet been confirmed . Read More »

Wildfire burns near Guinda


An evacuation center was still operating at Lower Lake High School, at 9430 Lake Street, in the southern part of Lake County. The fire was moving south toward the Berryessa area, according to a fire official who spoke an Express reporter on scene. Read More »

Infamous French Criminal Escapes Prison In A Helicopter


Loud cheers can be heard as the helicopter soars beyond the jail. The brochure included no mention of a courtyard - large enough for a light utility helicopter such as, say, an Aerospatiale Alouette II - that would, notably, be the only part of the prison not covered by "anti-helicopter netting", according to the Associated Press . Read More »

Police rescue family of five attacked over child-lifting suspicion in Malegaon


He further added that additional police forces were gathered from the neighbouring police station after the mob at the spot used force against the police as well. Police in Telangana have issued warnings and have also arrested people who circulated false video messages online. He said police personnel are trying to calm the villagers and asking them to refrain from spreading rumours, which may lead to similar incidents. Read More »

Seehofer’s last-ditch attempt to agree on migration issue


The German leader would not comment Sunday on the outcome of the talks. CSU leaders are divided over how to face down a challenge from the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) in October's regional election. I want Europe to remain together. The document also outlined deals with 16 other countries to return already-registered migrants if they reached Germany. Read More »

Pizza to toilet paper: The items targeted by Canada’s tariffs


Canada announced almost $13 billion in retaliatory tariffs against the United States after the Trump administration slapped duties on aluminum and steel imported to the US. Ottawa also unveiled Can$2 billion (US$1.5 billion) in aid for the two sectors and their 33,500 workers. The tariffs come in direct response to the Trump administration's own tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum, which have also affected Mexico, China, Turkey, India, and the European Union. Read More »

Trump says his U.S. Supreme Court pick will be 'outstanding'

The Maine senator said she would only back a judge who would show respect for settled law such as the 45-year-old Roe decision, which has always been an anathema to conservatives. Wade . Trump spent the weekend at his New Jersey golf club conferring with his advisers, including White House counsel Don McGahn, as he considers his options to fill the vacancy that might make precedent-shattering court decisions on abortion, health care, gay marriage and other issues. Read More »

Missing 13 found safe in Thai cave but rescue 'not over'


Rescue divers spent much of today making preparations for what ended up being the final push in their search in the cave in northern Thailand . The group appeared exhausted, sensitive to the light but lucid, with some speaking faltering English to try to communicate with the unidentified diver. Read More »

North Korea Ramping Up Nuclear Program, US Believes


However, the officials believed North Korea was "positioning itself to extract every concession it can from the Trump administration - while clinging to nuclear weapons it believes are essential to survival", NBC News reported . Four other officials familiar with the intelligence assessment also said North Korea meant to deceive the U.S. North Korea has always been known to have at least one undeclared facility to enrich nuclear fuel, aside from Nyongbyon, its main nuclear site. Read More »

Sen. Susan Collins won't support SCOTUS nominee who'd overturn Roe v. Wade

After spending the day on the golf course Sunday, Trump said his focus this week will be prioritized on the Supreme Court. Trump said he thinks the process will "go very quickly" and he's counting on support from Democrats . I will be meeting with two or three more, and we will make a decision on the United States Supreme Court, the new justice, that will be made over the next few days and we will be announcing it on Monday. Read More »

French convict escapes from prison using a helicopter

It is believed the Belgium-registered helicopter had been hijacked prior to the daring escape attempt. Belloubet said police had launched a manhunt and described Faid as risky. At that time he used four guards as human shields and explosives that were hidden in a tissue box to blow out prison gates. In this photo dated November 22, 2010, notorious French criminal Redoine Faid poses prior to an interview with French all-news TV channel, LCI, as he was promoting his book, in ... Read More »

Britons' cave rescue, Tham Luang, boys football team, trapped


Governor Narongsak added that "the operation isn't over", and the rescue will be completed when all 13 have been brought of out of the flooded cave system safely. A park officer first sounded the alarm after spotting the boys' bicycles near the entrance to the off-limits cave complex. Reflecting that hope, a medical evacuation drill was held on Saturday morning to see how long it would take to get rescued people out of the cave into 13 ambulances and to the nearest hospital. Read More »

Capital Gazette column focused on suspected newsroom gunman Jarrod Ramos


The suspect has been identified as Jarrod Ramos , who had a long-standing grudge against the paper over a 2011 article about a criminal harassment case brought against him by a former high school classmate. Charles Bluestein Ortman, and that her last contact with her was when Winters reached out following the death of Dow's father in September. "We will never forget Rob Hiaasen , Gerald Fischman , Wendi Winters, John McNamara or Rebecca Smith , our five co-workers who were gunned down ... Read More »

Iran vice president says private sector to buy, export oil

Brent crude LCOc1 fell $1.42 to $77.81 a barrel by 12:37 p.m. EDT (1637 GMT), after earlier touching a session low of $77.59. United States light crude was down 40 cents at $73.75. Asia's main economic hubs of China , Japan and South Korea reported a slowdown in export orders in June amid escalating trade disputes with the United States. Read More »

Leaked Document Shows Trump Wants To Destroy WTO Relationship

It is called the United States Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act , but many have shortened it to the "FART Act". "They have been treating us very badly for many, many years and that's why we were at a big disadvantage with the WTO ", Trump told reporters at the White House. Read More »

July 4 terror plot thwarted in Cleveland, FBI says


Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent Steve Anthony, the head of the agency's Cleveland office, said during a news conference on Monday that Mr Pitts had continually made "statements of violent intentions" and "expressed willingness to conduct a USA based attack" for al-Qaeda. Read More »

Divers cling to hope of finding lost Thai boys

Adm. Arpakorn Yukongkaew said that a Thai navy SEAL team had established a command center deep into the six-mile-long Tham Luang cave network in far northern Thailand. "We will drain all water out from the cave then we will take all 13 people out of the cave". Divers searching for the team had been hampered repeatedly by rising rainwater that filled sections of the cave and forced them to withdraw for safety reasons. Read More »

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a message for Donald Trump


As well as Ocasio's victory being a wake-up call for establishment Democrats , it also marked a hard moment for conservatives, who could now expect to face an outsider candidate in what will surely be a heated congressional race. Ocasio-Cortez and Cardillo did not immediately respond to request for comment. A far cry from the Bronx hood upbringing she's selling. A recent tweet from Cardillo on Monday morning channeled Trump in its rhetoric and seemed to remark on the response to his ... Read More »

PM says no agreement with Germany on return of asylum seekers


In a pre-summit invitation letter to the leaders of European Union countries Wednesday, Tusk wrote that "trans-Atlantic relations are under vast pressure due to the policies of President Trump". They were due to give more money for Syrian refugees in Turkey and migration projects in Africa, as well as look at sealing a deal with Morocco to reverse a recent uptick in arrivals in Spain. Read More »

Prince William visits Al Aqsa Mosque compound


The Duke sat down with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, and carried with him a "message of peace" from Israel's president Reuven Rivlin in an effort to rekindle relationships. William's trip, undertaken at the behest of the British government, was the first official visit by a senior member of Britain's royal family to Israel and the Palestinian Territories. Read More »

Michael Cohen Hints He May Flip on Trump in ABC Interview


In April, the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided Cohen's Rockefeller Center office and his Park Avenue hotel room, seizing business records, including documents related to the hush payment. Cohen also told ABC he did not agree with President Trump's recent tweet repeating Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian Federation did not interfere in the election. Read More »

1 dead, 9 others injured after boat explodes in the Bahamas

Stefanie's family members spoke to reporters, saying they were heartbroken by the tragedy, and can't imagine how the girl will feel when she wakes up to realize her legs are gone. Ten people were taken to the small hospital in George Town. The U.S. Coast Guard said in a news release it provided assistance, transporting four American citizens to Florida after the explosion. Read More »