• No blackout of Rajnath Singh speech in Islamabad: MEA

    No blackout of Rajnath Singh speech in Islamabad: MEA

    According to the Press Trust of India, an interior ministry official in Islamabad also said that there was no such blackout of Singh's speech as none of the speeches of participating ministers was shown. It was the first visit by an Indian minister to Pakistan after the January attack on the Indian Air Force base at Pathankot, also blamed on Pakistani terrorists.

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  • Pistorius Treated at South African Hospital; Back to Jail

    They said he could have been attempting suicide since razor blades were found in his cell and bandages swathed his arms as he was rushed out. He was freed from prison last October after nearly a year behind bars and was to serve the remainder the jail term under house arrest at his uncle's house in a wealthy suburb of the South Africa capital.

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  • Más de 1500 funcionarios desplegados en Gran Caracas para resguardar seguridad

    Más de 1500 funcionarios desplegados en Gran Caracas para resguardar seguridad

    Los funcionarios estarán ubicados en autopistas, avenidas y principales lugares de esparcimiento de la familia caraqueña. "(Es para) cubrir aquellas zonas que son de escape para algunos miembros de bandas criminales, y, por supuesto, pidiendo a la ciudadanía la mayor colaboración porque seguramente puede ser abordado en alguno de los puntos de control", destacó desde el Mirador de la Av.

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  • Women go head-to-head in 400-meter freestyle relay

    She is one of the most successful divers in history, having won eight world titles on top of her Olympic successes. But she is not the unstoppable force she was four years ago. She won the 200 and 400 freestyles and finished second in the 800. Ledecky wasn't expected to take part in final, but she was chosen after swimming the fastest time of any of the Americans as the anchor in the preliminary heat.

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  • Trump Making Stops In Iowa, Wisconsin

    An average of polls aggregated by Real Clear Politics showed Clinton ahead of Trump by 6.8 percentage points on Friday, up from 3.9 on August 1. In recent days, Trump pointedly refused to endorse Ryan, the House speaker who faces a Republican primary challenge next week.

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  • 'People v. O.J. Simpson' Tops 2016 TCA Award Winners

    'People v. O.J. Simpson' Tops 2016 TCA Award Winners

    Robot's" Rami Malek, Bob Odenkirk of " Better Call Saul " and Keri Russell of " The Americans " for the drama honor. "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" was the big victor Saturday night as the Television Critics Association (TCA) honored the year's top programs and performances.

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  • Dylann Roof's defense team claims death penalty is unconstitutional

    Roof's team also sides with the death penalty being a "cruel and unusual punishment", which sets up more arguments for Fifth and Eighth Amendment violations. If the court rules in favor of the submission, Roof will plead guilty to all charges against him in federal court in return for a life sentence without the possibility of parole.

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  • Airman dies of injury not related to combat

    Airman dies of injury not related to combat

    No details were made available about how Jackson died. The Guard says Jackson's death was not combat related and is under investigation. Jackson, of Lansing, was assigned to the Washington Air National Guard's 194th Wing at Camp Murray in Washington.

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  • Clinton lead over Trump narrows to less than three points: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    On Sunday, Clinton told Fox News' Chris Wallace that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director "said my answers were truthful , and what I've said is consistent with what I have told the American people". In protest to Hillary's nomination, Sanders supporters stormed out of the Democratic National Convention , and other supporters staged a fart-in at the DNC.

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  • Trump endorses US House Speaker Paul Ryan following Republican stand-off

    The tycoon declared his support for Mr Ryan in next week's U.S. congressional primary, and declared: "Arm in arm, we will rescue the country from the Obama-Clinton disaster". The Democratic presidential nominee got more than a few chuckles when she accidentally nearly referred to Trump as her husband. "She is such a weak candidate that one would think we'd be on offense against Hillary Clinton, and it is distressing that that's not what we're talking about these days".

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  • Emergency declared on 2 California wildfires — The Latest

    Emergency declared on 2 California wildfires — The Latest

    Resident Laurent Lacore, and his wife Florence, check their house after they return to their home near Sand Canyon Road in Santa Clarita, Calif ., Monday, July 25, 2016. Besides the financial burden, there's also the human cost. Protecting those homes from flames is expensive and drains resources that might otherwise protect forests, rangelands and critical habitat for wildlife.

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  • Giants rough up Strasburg, end Nats' run

    Washington jumped to a 2-0 lead in the first inning against Jeff Samardzija (9-8), and Gonzalez made it stand up in arguably his finest outing of the season. The offense has been limited to two runs or fewer nine times, and the pitchers have yielded 32 home runs in those 19 games. He gave up an RBI single to Posey and then walked Joe Panik with the bases loaded to score another run.

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  • Trump ends standoff with Ryan in effort to fix Republican split

    And I've known her and her husband (Bill Clinton) for years and I like them both - a lot. "I believe we need Paul Ryan in leadership in the Congress of the United States". The email controversy has fuelled a perception among a majority of voters that Clinton is untrustworthy. She tweeted one of Trump's own Twitter posts from four years ago.

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  • Obama rejects ransom payment claims

    Obama rejects ransom payment claims

    President Obama says that the payment , made in January, was actually part of a deal to resolve a decades-old arms dispute . But Obama did not disclose the $ 400 million payment , a fact revealed by The Wall Street Journal in a Wednesday story .

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  • Black Lives Matter protesters gather in Whitechapel on day of 'nationwide shutdown'

    The group this week called for a "nationwide shutdown" to mark the August 5, 2011 killing of 29-year-old Mark Duggan, shot by police in the London neighborhood of Tottenham. Kadija George, cousin of Sheku Bayoh who died after being detained by more than nine police officers in Scotland past year, told BuzzFeed News there has not been a day she has not been fighting for answers since his death.

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  • Para el Gobierno, no hay motivo para reabrir las discusiones paritarias

    Para el Gobierno, no hay motivo para reabrir las discusiones paritarias

    Para el jefe del gremio de Obras Sanitarias, José Luis Lingeri, el documento consensuado entre las tres centrales es "equilibrado", pero afirmó que "fija una postura de preocupación" sobre la situación social del país, señaló que en el congreso del 22 de agosto "se analizará" la posibilidad de una medida de fuerza.

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  • United States of America flagbearer Michael Phelps leads team into Olympics opening ceremony

    It will trace its history from forested land, through colonization by Portugal, and into a nation of astounding diversity and contrasts. Brazilian football great Pele will not be attending the Olympic opening ceremony due to ill health. Russia's team shrunk from 389 to 270 athletes following the government-orchestrated cheating in previous, recent competitions. After the grandeur of Beijing's opening ceremony and the high-tech, cheeky inventiveness of London's, Rio's was earthier and less ...

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  • Clinton's lead over Trump narrows to less than three points

    Clinton's lead over Trump narrows to less than three points

    Republican nominee Donald Trump has accused her of playing "the woman card". At a gathering of black and Hispanic journalists in Washington , D.C., Clinton - who has come under fire for not often taking media questions - was asked about her recent assertion that FBI Director James Comey had said she was " truthful " to the public in discussing the issue, a claim that a number of media outlets, including CNN , have debunked.

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  • Donald Trump Buckles To Pressure And Endorses Paul Ryan And John McCain

    His timing was a bit curious, competing with the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Kelly Ayotte , two Republican leaders with whom he's feuded. "He's a good man and good guy", he added. This came soon after Mrs Clinton addressed her own political vulnerabilities while facing a group of minority journalists in Washington .

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  • Victim of London knife attack remembered fondly in Florida

    Victim of London knife attack remembered fondly in Florida

    Friends of the teenager arrested over the murder of a USA tourist in the Russell Square stabbing attack have spoken of their shock. Police would give no more details of the dead woman's identity and said five people had suffered "various injuries" in the attack in Russell Square, central London, late on Wednesday night.

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  • Fancy Farm draws Libertarian Gary Johnson fans

    Fancy Farm draws Libertarian Gary Johnson fans

    That is a somewhat vague proposition - as well as being one many candidates have made before. Johnson said he "absolutely" supports an individual right to own guns, with the caveat that he's open to dialogue about keeping weapons out of the hands of terrorists and the mentally ill.

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  • Brasil decepciona en debut olímpico al empatar con Sudáfrica

    Brasil decepciona en debut olímpico al empatar con Sudáfrica

    Neymar amenazó un par de ocasiones pero tampoco pudo anotar. "Dejamos muchos espacios en el primer tiempo, las líneas no eran compactas". Comandada por Rogerio Micale , un técnico poco conocido de la hinchada, ya que su carrera se ha hecho en el fútbol de base, la " canarinha " olímpica también tendrá la presión de lograr borrar un poco el vejamen de la selección principal por el 7-1 sufrido ante Alemania en las semifinales del Mundial de 2014, como local.

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  • Unite boss claims Mi5 conspiracy against Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

    Jeremy Corbyn may have faced criticism over the number of senior women in his shadow cabinet but the Labour leader put tackling the gender pay gap at the centre of the launch of his re-election campaign today. Mr Corbyn's office dismissed the claims as "untrue" but St Helens North MP Mr McGinn accused the party leader of hypocrisy for talking about a "kinder, gentler politics" when "he had proposed using my family against me".

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  • Indonesia executes three Nigerians for drug trafficking

    Three Nigerians and one Indonesian have been executed by firing squad for drug crimes at the Nusankambangan prison island . As rain poured on Indonesia's Nusakambangan Island overnight on Friday, a firing squad shot four convicted drug traffickers, in another round of executions as the southeast Asian country continues its controversial anti-drug crusade.

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  • Rusia levanta su primer presea dorada

    Rusia levanta su primer presea dorada

    Con su oro, Mudranov, de 30 años, sigue el éxito olímpico de su país en la categoría de -60kg, pues Arsen Galstyan (RUS) fue campeón en la edición de Londres 2012. Esta primera medalla de oro es para Rusia un aliciente tras la denuncia del informe McLaren el mes pasado de que instauró un sistema de dopaje de Estado entre 2001 y 2015 con la ayuda activa de los "magos" de los servicios secretos (antiguo KGB).

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  • UofL board to consider status of campus president

    Ramsey was the 17th president of the university and has held the position for 14 years. The board announced Wednesday after six hours of closed-door deliberations that Ramsey will get $690,000 and will resign immediately. Board Chairman Junior Bridgeman says Ramsey orally submitted his resignation to the newly constructed Board of Trustees at their first meeting two weeks ago, but the trustees had not accepted it in that meeting or the one that followed it last week.

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  • Newly promoted Stripling, Dodgers bullpen blank Red Sox

    The right-hander will become the Dodgers' 12th player on the disabled list now, and their 24th different player to land on the DL this season - extending a National League record. He had been tied with Eric Karros (1992) at 30. Los Angeles went on to win 3-0 over the Red Sox here at Dodger Stadium on Saturday . That is why this off-season, Boston made a decision to put up a hill of cash, and invest in a starter that had a consistent track record, David Price.

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  • Florida poll: Clinton leads Trump by 6 points

    Florida poll: Clinton leads Trump by 6 points

    In New Hampshire, a WBUR poll shows Clinton with a 15-point advantage over Trump, 47 percent to the GOP nominee's 32 percent. "Trump is even seeing some Republicans holding back at this point while Clinton is a bit stronger among registered Democrats", he added.

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