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Status Quo Continues at Face-off Site in Doklam: MEA

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India on Thursday dismissed as "inaccurate and mischievous" reports appearing in a section of the media about fresh Chinese troops build-up in the Doklam region on the India-China-Bhutan trijunction. "Even Sushma Swarajji said (this) in Parliament. But we are also there, so in case they come, we will face them". The statement was made in response to a question on the preparedness of the Indian Army after the Doklam standoff in June 2017. Read More »

Pakistan summons Indian Deputy HC over cross-border firing

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A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper and three civilians were injured on Saturday in fresh firing by Pakistan Rangers on the global border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir . On Thursday, Director General of BSF K K Sharma visited Jammu to pay tributes to Head Constable A Suresh, who was killed in Pakistani firing. The exchange of fire from both sides had already taken many lives also destroyed many properties in Jammu & Kashmir. Read More »

Pence leaves for Middle East as government shutdown looms

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Pence is expected to land at the Ben Gurion Airport outside Tel Aviv on Sunday evening, marking the first visit by a senior U.S. official since U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on December 6. In his speech to the Knesset, as well as in his discussions with Israeli leaders, Pence is expected to speak at length about Iran and its influence in the region and around the world. Read More »

Multiple casualties as gunmen attack Kabul luxury hotel

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Sources claim that heavy gunfire can be heard in the areas surrounding the hotel. A National Directorate of Security (NDS) official said: "Four attackers are inside the building". It comes after the U.S. embassy in Kabul issued a warning on Thursday saying a hotel attack was imminent. "Four attackers are inside the building", an official at the Afghan spy agency said. Read More »

False missile alert human errors: Darcy cartoon

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Rep. Kaniela Ing, who questioned Logan about the alert mishap, said he wanted to ask the governor himself about the events. In response to criticism from Ing and other lawmakers that Ige left prematurely, McMillan said: "He is the governor". Read More »

Feds announce felony charges against Rand Paul's neighbor for assault

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He ran toward Paul and tackled him, which resulted in several fractured ribs and pneumonia. Rand Paul a year ago pleaded guilty to a felony assault charge on Friday. Paul said he hadn't spoken to Boucher in 10 years. Paul was attacked on November 3 while mowing his lawn when he was allegedly tackled by Boucher from behind. Read More »

Las Vegas shooter's Australian girlfriend Marilou Danley 'cleared'

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Lombardo reiterated Paddock , 64, acted alone although he said there is an open FBI investigation into an unnamed person of interest. It said: "Danley stated Paddock's demeanour changed over the course of the past year". "Without naming names, there are potential charges against other people, because of the ongoing investigation?", District Court Judge Elissa Cadish asked Metro's Lawyer Nick Crosby. Read More »

Boris Johnson proposes 22-mile bridge between United Kingdom and France

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However, Mr Johnson is renowned for putting forward grandiose infrastructure schemes which are quickly rejected, including a new airport in the Thames Estuary dubbed "Boris Island". But the suggestion has been met with sceptical responses elsewhere. He added: "Otherwise you can choose between Norway or being a member of the European Union". Read More »

State acting responsibly on marijuana

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Sessions announced earlier this month that he is rescinding the Obama administration's policy on marijuana, which was to take a hands-off approach toward law enforcement in states that legalized it as long as they kept it out of the hands of children, criminal gangs and people living in other states where mari-juana is not legal. Read More »

Storm caused 90m euros in damage: Dutch insurers

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National broadcaster NOS reported that the main railway station in The Hague was closed because of fears that parts of its new glass roof would be blown off, while large stacks of containers in the port of Rotterdam came down in the storm. Read More »

Justice Dept to Re-Try Sen. Menendez on Corruption Charges

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A statement released by the senator's office said that he "fully intends to be vindicated - again". Prosecutors had accused the senator of accepting bribes from Dr. The mistrial was a setback for the Justice Department, whose grounds for bringing public corruption cases has been curtailed by a recent Supreme Court decision. Read More »

'New California' 'Secedes' from Liberal California, Declares 51st State

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Robert Paul Preston dreams of splitting California in two to create the nation's sixth-largest state, topping NY in population. Such being the case, they declare that they want to secede from the state and form a new one. Past proposals include an effort to create six states and one to combine parts of California and OR to make the state of Jefferson. Although one imagines the US Government will have something to say . Read More »

Revenue up at Penney's owner on record sales

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It said that a revenue and profit reduction greater than previously forecast is expected for the full year, largely as a result of "significantly lower European Union sugar prices, which adversely affected our United Kingdom and Spanish businesses". Read More »

Pope weds attendants on plane

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Protesters carried signs with messages reading "Burn, pope!" and "We don't care about the pope!" People from neighboring Peru, Argentina, Ecuador and Bolivia have been attracted to Chile's northern desert region, home to the majority of mines and a booming service and construction industry in the world's biggest copper exporter. Read More »

OPEC Discipline Arrests Crude Oil's Fall From Three-Year High

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Energized by new investment, USA production could top 11 million barrels a day next year, surpassing both Saudi and Russian output, according to US government forecasts . Reuters cited Russian Energy Minister Mr Alexander Novak as saying that a global deal to cut oil output led by OPEC and Russia should continue because the market is still not balanced. Read More »

10th Senate District win delights state Dems

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Republicans held an 18-13 advantage over Democrats in the Senate heading into Tuesday, which is now narrowed to 17-14. Schachtner, who will be sworn in February 13 in Madison, also said her message calling for treatment for people suffering from addiction and more access to mental and physical health care resonated with 10th District voters. Read More »

Turkey will take steps in Syrian border region if demands not met

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The exiled Syrian National Council opposition group, in a statement, condemned the "US plan for a border force" and said "it was unacceptable" for areas liberated from IS to fall under Kurdish control . Although the United States has also deemed the PKK to be a terrorist organization, it has provided support to the Syrian Kurdish groups in their fight against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL). Read More »

Kidnappers Kill Two Policemen, Abduct Two Foreigners In Kaduna

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Two police escorts were also killed in a shootout with the kidnappers, who emerged from hiding to attack the convoy. The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of four foreign nationals on Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State in northern Nigeria.The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Read More »

Bodycote PLC (BOY) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts

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It has a 15.16 P/E ratio. Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 1.2 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 4 investors sold Northgate plc shares while 22 reduced holdings. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold" on Tuesday, November 21. (NYSE:SAVE) earned "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, October 27. Read More »

Freedom House: Bulgaria is a Free Country, but the Media - Not Quite

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The annual Freedom in the World report , produced by the US NGO Freedom House , has classified Turkey as "not free" for the first time since the report series began in 1999. The report painted a gloomy picture of the state of freedom around the world, finding that for a 12th consecutive years there had been a "decline in global freedom". Read More »

Pak now urges U.S. for better bilateral ties

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Pakistan accuses India of using Afghan soil for carrying out hostile activities against it, a charge India has dismissed. Khurram Dastagir Khan while reading out a policy statement on the government's foreign policy contours and the security situation in Pakistan in the National Assembly on Monday said that he regretted that the USA downplayed India's aggressive posturing along the Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary, the Dawn reported. Read More »

Controversial Serb politician killed in north Kosovo town of Mitrovica

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Ivanovic's arrest in 2014 led to protests by ethnic Serbs in Kosovo and strong objections from Belgrade , which does not recognize the independence of its former province. Ivanović was born on April 1 1953 in a village in western Kosovo, at the time part of Yugoslavia, into a Kosovan Serb academic family. Relations between Serbia and Kosovo have been tense since 2008, but in 2013 both parties agreed to participate in EU-sponsored reconciliation talks, a condition for both to progress ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi criticises PM Modi, hails Chinese govt

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Enroute Amethi , Rahul Gandhi began a two-day trip to his Lok Sabha constituency by offering prayers at Churwa Hanuman Temple in his mother Sonia Gandhi's constituency of Rae Bareli . Adityanath also criticised Akhilesh Yadav for protesting against UPCOC Bill. "Recalling his three-month campaign for the Gujarat polls, Rahul said: "...while the PM talks about the Gujarat model, the people of Gujarat were asking him what is this model... Read More »

North Carolina woman killed her children, died jumping onto highway

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Her grief-stricken mother, Patricia Treadway, told WSOC Christina was everything a daughter should be and that her own two children were her world. The children were rushed to Carolina Medical Center where they later died, though police have not yet released the nature of the injuries that the children suffered. Read More »

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump's Decision to End DACA

Congress must separate "the conversation about DACA" from the "larger issues" about USA immigration policy, because allowing the program to expire will lead "to a humanitarian crisis", especially in Los Angeles, said Archbishop Jose H. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., who he said spoke out against the remarks at the time. Sen. Democrats in Congress say to Trump, "OK, but extend DACA's protections first, then we'll deal with the border wall and other stuff later". Read More »

Donald Trump cancels United Kingdom visit, blames embassy relocation

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Trump confirmed late Thursday that he canceled his trip to cut the ribbon at the new USA embassy, saying that he is "not a big fan" of an Obama-era real estate sale involving the new site. "It is a pleasure to be here even though we were distracted by the actions of what some would call very stable geniuses", the mayor said, as he resumed his speech following the interruption. Read More »

UKIP suspends leader's girlfriend after Meghan Markle texts

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Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle leave after visiting radio station Reprezent FM, in Brixton, London January 9, 2018. She also described Markel as a "negro" and said that black people were ugly. "Ukip does not, has not and will never condone racism", he said. The opinions I expressed were deliberately exaggerated in order to make a point and have, to an extent, been taken out of context. Read More »

Judge unseals search warrants in mass shooting in Las Vegas

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The FBI agent who prepared the affidavit noted that Danely was cooperating with investigators and that the investigation "to date has not produced any conclusive evidence that Danely aided Paddock, had foreknowledge of his plans, or has been deceptive with law enforcement". Read More »

Led coalition helps to build new Syrian force, angering Turkey

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Erdogan has repeatedly said that Afrin should be cleared of "terrorists" and in November 2016, he said Turkish troops needed to be deployed there. Afrin is controlled by the YPG, a militia considered by Ankara to be a terror group linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) waging an insurgency inside Turkey. Read More »

Ceremonies planned to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, United States Post Offices will be closed Monday and residential and business deliveries will be suspended, except for holiday premium/priority mail express deliveries. "On Monday, to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the BLM invites families to spend the day together enjoying America's rich public-lands heritage", Brian Steed, BLM deputy director, said in a statement. Read More »

Astounding crash leaves vehicle hanging out of second storey USA building

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Two people were injured after a auto apparently went airborne and crashed into the second floor of a Santa Ana dental office Sunday morning, KTLA reports . Santa Ana is located about 35 miles south of Los Angeles. Both people inside the auto were able to get out safely and suffered minor injuries, according to the OCFA . Read More »