Thursday October 19-th, 2017

Pyongyang denies torturing USA student who died after release from North Korea Pyongyang denies torturing USA student who died after release from North Korea

North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Warmbier is " a victim of the policy of strategic patience " by the Barack Obama administration in a statement posted to the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA ). Only under the current administration of...

72 firefighters tackle blaze at block of flats in London

Local media reports say the fire broke out in a third storey apartment and the smoke from the blaze can be seen in the city's skyline, there are now eight fire engine's at the scene. It had received 50 calls to its emergency telephone line. Bethnal...

Congress hopes JD (U) changes stance, supports Bihar's 'daughter' Meira Kumar Congress hopes JD (U) changes stance, supports Bihar's 'daughter' Meira Kumar

The Opposition had announced that she will be their joint candidate against Kovind, who has the backing of the BJP's NDA allies and other parties, including JD (U), TDP, TRS and the two factions of AIADMK. This will be the first time that a BJP l...

Finsbury Park attack suspect 'has been troubled for a long time' Finsbury Park attack suspect 'has been troubled for a long time'

He was quizzed on suspicion of attempted murder , along with the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism. The incident at Finsbury Park was the fourth attack in Britain since March and the third to involve a vehicle deliberately dr...

Funeral crowd watches Otto Warmbier's final happy moments

Otto Warmbier's brother, sister and friends were scheduled to speak at the funeral Thursday in his hometown of Wyoming, near Cincinnati. "It doesn't really feel real yet". North Korea reportedly told a USA official that Otto contracted botulism and...

Remembering the 49 lives lost at Pulse Nightclub

Forty-nine people were killed at the Pulse Nightclub and more than 50 others were injured when a gunman who declared alliance to the Islamic State opened fire inside the gay nightclub. Gov. Rick Scott ordered USA flags around Florida to be flown ...

While others jump ship, Oscar Health bets on Obamacare

Oscar will offer coverage options for people living in north and central Jersey, comprising 14 of the state's 21 counties: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Warren and Union, the ...

North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

The agency accused Seoul of tarnishing Pyongyang's image with its "slanderous talk about cruel treatment and torture " while having no knowledge of the "humanitarian" treatment Warmbier received in the North. He claimed that Warmbier had been th...

Uganda: UN urges global community to solve conflicts Uganda: UN urges global community to solve conflicts

Secretary General Antonio Guterres said. Uganda is now facing the world's fastest growing refugee crisis, due to a continuous and unprecedented influx of people fleeing conflict in neighbouring South Sudan among others. "Some are rejected, and...

Who is Opposition's presidential nominee Meira Kumar? All you need to know

The Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) had earlier said that the Opposition was a divided house over the Presidential elections as many of its partners have extended support to ruling NDA candidate. She then gave the floor to NCP leader Sharad Pawa...

Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Hurt Women

Critics pounced after the Senate released its long-awaited bill to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law on Thursday, saying its proposed cuts to Medicaid could be disastrous for the roughly 3.6 million Florida residents who rely...

Bernie Sanders: GOP health care bill 'most harmful' ever

Event doors open at 10am and the program begins at 11:30am. Admission is first come, first served. U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is still willing to work on fixes for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The four say there are pr...

Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

Fultz must be an exciting talent if he's likely to be drafted first on Thursday despite not playing in the NCAA Tournament with the Washington Huskies . LOVING LONZO - AND LAVAR: Ball acknowledged that there might be a "target" on him entering th...

London fire began in faulty fridge

Some 800 households will be evacuated Friday night in the Camden area of London, according to Councillor Georgia Gould, leader of Camden Council. The renovations on the Chalcots estate is anticipated to take between three and four weeks, Gould said...

Iranians chant 'Death to Israel', burn Islamic State's flag at rallies

Rouhani told reporters on Friday that Al-Quds Day is an global event and its message to the world is "detestation of the occupying regime (of Israel ) and support for the great nation of Palestine", official IRNA news agency reported. In addition t...

North Korea conducts rocket engine test

North Korea has conducted the test of a rocket engine that could be seen as part of the North's program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, Reuters reported, citing a U.S. The head of the US Defense Intelligence Agency told Congress ...

Pakistan provokes again, violates ceasefire in J&K's Poonch sector; heavy firing underway Pakistan provokes again, violates ceasefire in J&K's Poonch sector; heavy firing underway

They were 34-year-old Naik Jadhav Sandip of Aurangabad, Maharastra and 24-year-old Sepoy Mane Savan Balku of Kolhapur, Maharastra. Pakistan's BAT was earlier in news after it mutilated the bodies of two Indian soldiers on Monday in Krishna Ghat...

Courts are right in blocking Trump's travel ban Courts are right in blocking Trump's travel ban

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that the injunction was overly-broad last week . Under Watson's amended order , Trump cabinet members can continue to review the procedures of other countries in regard to their vetting of visas and...

Suspected Nazi artifacts found hidden in Argentina home Suspected Nazi artifacts found hidden in Argentina home

Authorities are not entirely sure when or how the collection was brought into the country, but they suspect the objects once belonged to one or more high-ranking Nazis. The investigation that eventually led to this unbelievable find began when author...

Can Tho hosts third global yoga day Can Tho hosts third global yoga day

Meanwhile, the city is covered with hoardings of PM with his appeal asking people to take part in the International Yoga day. Despite the growing awareness regarding the benefits gained by doing yoga, a paper authored by ASSOCHAM Social Developme...

Dutch journalists remain in captivity in Colombia Dutch journalists remain in captivity in Colombia

Derk Bolt, 62, a television presenter and Eugenio Follender, 58, a cameraman, had been searching for the mother of a Colombian child who was adopted in the Netherlands when they disappeared at the weekend. According to the Colombian police, the two w...

Inmates accused of killing prison guards face murder charges Inmates accused of killing prison guards face murder charges

It was the escapees first time back in Putnam County since the brutal murders of the corrections officers. District Attorney Stephen Bradley says he plans to ask for the death penalty for two inmates accused of shooting and killing two corrections ...

Ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to Florida DUI Ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to Florida DUI

Nearly five hours after the crash, his blood-alcohol content measured at 0.082%, above the legal limit of 0.08%, according to his arrest report. The report also claims he has been smoking cigars, smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot eyes.

Britain eyes Brexit deal 'like no other in history' Britain eyes Brexit deal 'like no other in history'

The European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier on June 19, 2017 said he hoped for a "constructive" start to Brexit talks with Britain as formal negotiations began in Brussels ."I hope that today we can identify priorities and a timetable...

Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes

Jose Ortiz was riding his first victor of the big race as Tapwrit outlasted Irish War Cry , who finished second two lengths behind. His sire, Curlin , finished second in the 2007 Belmont and produced the 2013 victor, Palace Malice. Running in - ...

17 killed in Borno multiple blasts 17 killed in Borno multiple blasts

But, the use of female suicide bombers is a tactic employed by jihadist group Boko Haram . He said the first attacker detonated her bomb near a mosque, killing seven persons, while the second detonated her own in a house, killing five people.

Meeting planned with students about missing Chinese scholar Meeting planned with students about missing Chinese scholar

The disappearance of the UI's visiting scholar has become a big story in her native China , with Yingying Zhang's boyfriend reportedly telling one newspaper in that country: "I wish the search process in the USA could be faster". University official...

US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

Syrian government and allied troop. US special forces have been training Syrian opposition fighters at the At Tanf base for more than a year. They are attempting to become an indispensable player in uprooting the extremists from Syria entirely.

Republican wins Georgia poll in blow to anti-Trump effort

The outcomes in Georgia and SC also could boost Republican efforts to advance health and tax legislation that has been bogged down by infighting and investigations into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in last year's pres...

Where is this wave of anti-Trump backlash we were promised?

It would be understandable if Republicans took this victory-the fourth in as many special congressional elections this year-as an opportunity to celebrate. "And I'm not sure that that's there yet". "But today I don't feel that way at all - I feel p...

Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel

Johnson reminded the committee that the "department doesn't have the power to patch vulnerabilities over the DNC's objections". And when he and James Clapper, then the director of national intelligence, released a public statement about the matte...

Perez's grand slam lifts Royals to 6-4 win over Red Sox Perez's grand slam lifts Royals to 6-4 win over Red Sox

Strahm pitched to four batters in the 4th inning, allowing two singles and two doubles. "I don't want to tell John [Farrell] I can do something that I can't get done", said Sale, via MLB.com . Jackie Bradley Jr. homers to center field. Leon got b...

GJM to Darjeeling schools: Kids can go home GJM to Darjeeling schools: Kids can go home

Police and security forces patrolled the streets of the bandh-hit hills and police pickets were placed at Darjeeling's entry and exit routes. Darjeeling has been on the boil since last week after West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee decided...

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Trump's allies have begun raising questions about the former FBI director's impartiality, suggesting he can not be trusted to lead the investigation. Watch Catherine Herridge's report above. It's hard to say how much credibility should be atta...

Rizzo speaks with MLB, no discipline for plate collision Rizzo speaks with MLB, no discipline for plate collision

Red-hot Rizzo and the Cubs aim for their third straight victory when they host the San Diego Padres in the middle contest of a three-game series on Tuesday. He was called out on the play. Marlins 8, Nationals 7: The Nats had a 6-0 lead after ...

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