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Rajnath says on Yashwant Sinha's article

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Another former Finance Minister, Congress leader P Chidambaram also tweeted in praise of the article: Yashwant Sinha speaks Truth to Power. Sinha's "second truth" according to Chidambaram, was the former saying is the "raid raj" the Modi government is establishing. Read More »

Guard dies in shooting at Duterte's presidential compound

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He was due to attend several public events in Manila on Tuesday evening. More than 800 people have died in the conflict, which Duterte said was triggered by an attempt to arrest a drug personality, who he did not identify. This prompted congressional investigations into how such a huge amount of illegal drugs was able to escape Manila's port. His comments come after Senator Antonio Trillanes made claims that Duterte's oldest son is a member of a Chinese drug triad. Read More »

Record heat breaks tomorrow; the search for much needed rain continues

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The city had five days of record-breaking high temperatures, but cooler weather is expected to hit Chicago on Wednesday . There's a chance of late-day showers on Friday . Highs will only get into the middle & upper 60s and northwest winds may gust near 20mph. Free of humidity and stickiness, and with much cooler readings staring in the 40s and 50s, it will be a fantastic couple of days. Read More »

New US travel ban 'psychological terrorism': Venezuela

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Venezuela accused the United States on Monday of "psychological terrorism" created to bring down the government after it was included in a list of eight countries targeted by a travel ban. "However, we are seeing one attack after another", he added. The Bolivarian government also lamented the inclusion of Venezuela in a unilateral list of nations that allegedly promote terrorism. Read More »

Ryanair offers money-off voucher to passengers

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Ryanair says that less than 400,000 customers are booked on flights between November 2017 and March 2018 and that the changes will affect less than one flight a day across Ryanair's 200 airports over a five-month period. The letter concludes: "Rest assured there will be no repeat of last week's roster related flight cancellations". It comes in a letter signed by Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary saying: "We wish to apologise sincerely for the inconvenience we caused you". Read More »

North Korea appears to be preparing for war

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Though Mr. Ho's remarks are the most serious threats since Trump's speech last week, Kim Jong Un indicated in a rare personal statement last week that he already considered the president's speech itself a declaration of war, and threatened the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history". Read More »

Sunny Deol and Dimple Kapadia rekindling old romance in London?

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Just a few days after Mahira Khan and Ranbir Kapoor's pictures from NY went viral, a video of another alleged couple has surfaced on the internet. Reportedly, Sunny had taken off to London last month for a week but who knew that he will be spending some quality time with Dimple. Read More »

North Korea Escalates Rhetoric Against Trump | HuffPost

North Korea's top diplomat on Monday called President Donald Trump's warnings to Pyongyang a declaration of war, and said his country would be within its rights to shoot down USA warplanes in global airspace. Ri ended his brief remarks by saying: "The question of who won't be around much longer will be answered then". In response , Kim issued a long statement in which he took the rare step of using the first person - and in which he vowed, "I will surely and definitely tame the mentally ... Read More »

Fired By Sonia Gandhi, Ashok Choudhary Breaks Down, Says 'Deserve Better'

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Venting his frustration over the Congress' decision, Choudhary said did not want to leave the party but this decision was not acceptable. "I have no intention to leave the party but won't such kind of treatment", he said. But those who are seen as loyal to him have been meeting Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar , prompting talk of them switching teams to his party, the Janata Dal United, or the BJP, with whom Mr Kumar runs the state government. Read More »

Malaysia disassociates with ASEAN Myanmar statement which did not mention Rohingya Muslims

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Security forces say the bodies are among about 100 Hindus missing since ARSA attacked at least 30 police outposts August 25. "U.N. member states need to go beyond statements and start taking concrete action to stop the military and security forces from accomplishing their so-called " unfinished business " of getting rid of the Rohingya minority from Rakhine state", said the seven, led by Yanghee Lee, the special envoy on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. Read More »

Carrick and Fellaini miss out

Manchester United won their first Champions League game with a comfortable 3-0 win over Basel whist CSKA won 2-1 against Benfica in Potugal. "Paris have certainly given out a few more euros than us, but money doesn't score goals , quality on the pitch scores goals, good teams score goals", said Robben. Read More »

Nnamdi Kanu not in our Custody - Army

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Only recently, the Nigerian army, backed by a federal high court in Abuja, declared the group as a "terrorist organization". The court said its order was subject to a gazetting of the reliefs and publication of same in two national dailies. Read More »

Did China just break its promise not to buy North Korean coal?

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President Donald Trump warned North Korea that any U.S. military option would be "devastating". News of the coal purchases comes as President Trump is stepping up efforts to try to stifle trade between North Korea and other countries in order to pressure Kim to back down on his country's rapidly advancing nuclear weapons program. Read More »

Broadcom Smartphone GPS Chip Claims 30cm Accuracy

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L5 signals, which are more accurate and less prone to interruption, are already being used in some commercial applications. Qualcomm modems include the company's own embedded GNSS chips, while modems from Intel or HiSilicon use Broadcom GNSS chips, according to del Castillo. Read More »

Saudi Arabia finally lifts the ban on female driving

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The royal decree late Tuesday comes into effect next summer, but it comes almost three decades after women began agitating for the right to drive . A committee has been formed to implement the ruling and it will present recommendations within 30 days. Read More »

Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff to turn ENEMIES?!

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If we take a look at Hrithik Roshan's movie schedules, the he will be seen playing the role of mathematical wizard Anand Kumar film with the titular Super 30. Sir @iHrithik . You are my Guru. Exploding on 25th Jan'19. Hrithik Roshan returns to YRF after 11 years post the blockbuster Dhoom:2, while this is Tiger Shroff's first film with YRF. Read More »

Thousands evacuated in Ukraine as ammunition depot explodes

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This is reported by the press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine . Stored at the depot - one of Ukraine's largest - near the town of Kalynivka are reportedly 188,000 tons of munitions, including projectiles for various rocket-launched systems. Read More »

Army inflicts 'heavy casualties' on Naga insurgents on Myanmar border

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The Indian Army on Wednesday inflicted heavy casualties after it targeted the insurgent group, NSCN-Khaplang in Nagaland along the India-Myanmar border, the Eastern Command said. "Own troops suffered no casualties", the statement added. Earlier this month, the Army carried out a major operation against the NSCN (K) near the Indo-Myanmar border in Arunachal Pradesh. Read More »

Over 6000 People Evacuated in Vanuatu Over Volcano Eruption Alert

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Vanuatu National Disaster Management Office Director Shadrack Welegtabit confirmed the news that the ship arrived earlier on Wednesday. He said a second ship was due to arrive on Friday. Should the volcano erupt, risky volcanic gas and acid rain could damage the island's crops. Steam and ash erupt from a vent in Lake Vui on Mount Manaro, on the Vanuatu island of Ambae Monday, Dec 12, 2005, the active volcano continues activity that began November 27, 2005. Read More »

'Insufficient' progress in May-Tusk talk (2)

At the start of the fourth round of Brexit negotiations in Brussels on Monday, the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier insisted that he would not discuss May's call for a two-year transition deal until there was progress on the other issues. Read More »

Twitter says, Trump's tweets are 'newsworthy', will stay

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Another Twitter notification that it "holds all accounts to the same Rules" also caused public anger, with many replying that the company does not ban a user who repeatedly violates its policies and posts abusive content. This is certainly a debate that will continue as Trump seems to drop threatening remark after threatening remark on Twitter , using it nearly as a tool for his rhetoric and propaganda. Read More »

Former Thai PM sentenced to 5 years

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The ruling was due last month but was postponed after Yingluck failed to show for her court date. If she is sentenced to a jail term, another arrest warrant will be issued for her. When she was inaugurated in 2011, Yingluck became Thailand's first female prime minister and its youngest in over 60 years. The program collapsed as neighbouring countries increased production and stockpiles of rice rotted in Thai warehouses. Read More »

Could North Korean, US threats of destruction cause an accidental war?

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Speaking alongside Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy , Trump reiterated that the U.S. is "totally prepared" if they have to use the military option, saying military action in North Korea would be "devastating". North Korea's foreign minister said Sunday that Trump had declared war on North Korea , warning in a tweet that he and the country's leader Kim Jong Un " won't be around much longer " if the regime continued its threatening. Read More »

Supreme Court grants temporary stay of execution for Jones County man

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Mr Tharpe had called his wife to tell her if she wanted to "play dirty" he would show her how after fleeing with their four daughters. They say Tharpe feels deep remorse over Freeman's killing and has kicked his addictions during his time in prison, devoted his life to God and sought to help improve the lives of others. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn will declare Labour 'ready for government' in conference speech

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Party members backed a move to toughen Labour's regulations on "incidents involving racism, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia or otherwise racist language, sentiments, stereotypes or actions" in a conference vote on Tuesday. Mr Corbyn, in a round of TV interviews, said it was "awful" for anyone to brand Labour the nasty party - a term which Theresa May admitted in 2002 had become attached to the Conservatives. Read More »

Twitter cites 'newsworthiness' as reason for not removing threatening Trump tweet

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On Saturday, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Guam, along with U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, flew in worldwide airspace over waters east of North Korea. "This has always been internal policy and we'll soon update our public-facing rules to reflect it", one message read. The tweet also angered Twitter users who wondered why Trump's tweet was not deemed to have contravened the social media firm's rules governing violence or the promotion of violence " ... Read More »

North Korea has just released this absolutely bonkers propaganda video

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Ri referred to Trump's tweet Saturday that said: "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" Both defense officials said that the USA maintains sufficient aerial surveillance and radar capability in the region to know if any military aircraft take off from North Korea. Read More »

Arrest made in 'clown murder' cold case

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As a result of the investigation, probable cause was established linking Sheila Keen Warren to the murder of Marlene Warren. 'Thousands of man-hours have been put in in the last 27 years, ' Washington County Sheriff Fred Newman said at a news conference Tuesday. Read More »

Dez Bryant Owns 8 Cardinals Defenders On One Play For Beastly Touchdown

Members of the Cowboys kneel and link arms on September 25. Jordin Sparks singing national anthem . Over the weekend, Trump said owners should fire players who protested. "They were fighting for our country, they were fighting for our flag, they were fighting for our national anthem and for people to disrespect that by kneeling for the national anthem is disrespectful", he said. Read More »

Dez Bryant says Trump can't divide Cowboys

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The Cowboys , who defeated Arizona , 28-17, on Monday night, stood and joined arms while the national anthem was sung, as did the Cardinals . As the team moved back to the sideline and locked arms for the anthem, the crowd at the stadium could be heard booing. Read More »

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar indicted in corruption reference

As per details, Dar appeared before the accountability court today [Wednesday], where no media representatives were allowed to enter. The Supreme Court while announcing the landmark decision of Panamagate case, which caused the ouster of Nawaz Sharif on July 28, had ordered the NAB to file references against the Sharif family and Ishaq Dar within six weeks. Read More »

Top US diplomat Tillerson to travel to China this week

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The State Department says Tillerson heads to Beijing on Thursday. U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to visit China in November, said the reports . Data from China's General Administration of Customs on Tuesday showed that China imported one-point-six million tons of coal from North Korea in August, the first time since February 19th when Beijing prohibited purchases of the fuel from its ally. Read More »