• U.S. student shot dead while on Pokemon Go

    U.S. student shot dead while on Pokemon Go

    Police said the gunman did not try to rob Riley, and did not take any of his belongings. "There doesn't appear to be any outstanding motive right now", Jansing said. "I don't know. Like i said this is an unusual occurrence and we'll do everything we can to make sure this doesn't happen again", said a park official.

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  • Obama commutes sentences of 214 USA prisoners

    Obama commutes sentences of 214 USA prisoners

    Tolliver from Holly was serving a 20-year sentence for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine, with 10 years of supervised release to follow. The number of commutations issued by Obama is already twice what it was in 2015, with five months remaining in the year - and in Obama's second term.

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  • Police reports indict preacher Zakir Naik, says Fadnavis

    Police reports indict preacher Zakir Naik, says Fadnavis

    Naik, who is now overseas, has been facing heat over allegations of inspiring some of the Dhaka attackers through his speeches. Naik, a city-based televangelist who also runs Peace TV , has been under the scanner of various agencies after one of the attackers involved in the Dhaka terror strike posted that he had been influenced by the preacher.

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  • Trump overhauls income tax proposal

    Trump overhauls income tax proposal

    Trump said he had been working on the plan with Ivanka and planned to unveil it in the coming weeks, along with new proposals on school choice and funding for police. After the applause for the audience subsided, Trump said, "I am proposing an across-the-board income tax reduction, especially for middle-income Americans".

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  • Delta Airlines delays spill into second day after computer outage

    Hundreds of passengers that were not able to fly out on Monday from either Ft. Delta said that the outage caused a lag in posting accurate flight-status information on its website . "We are aware that flight status systems, including airport screens, are incorrectly showing flights on time", Delta says . Some customers complained that their app and boarding information weren't updated to reflect the delay.

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  • Hace 6 minutosSolo con participación de mujeres México seré mejor nac…

    Así como diseñar nuevas medidas especiales, acciones afirmativas, para revertir las condiciones de desventaja histórica de las niñas y mujeres de México . Asimismo, indicó que en México , la igualdad entre mujeres y hombres no es sólo una necesidad, sino una obligación normativa y un imperativo ético que debe trascender al terreno de los hechos.

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  • Russians banned in the Paralympic

    Russian news service TASS reports that Roman Tetyushkov , who is the minister of physical culture and sports in the Moscow region, criticized the ban Monday, a day after the IPC's decision to ban Russia , calling it "absurd" and "beyond common sense".

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  • Taliban kills 70 in Pakistan

    Taliban kills 70 in Pakistan

    Local media reports said that 71 people have been confirmed dead with over 100 others injured. Gunfire followed the explosion as over 200 lawyers and journalists had gathered at the emergency department where Kasi's body was brought. Lawyers have been targeted in the past by militants in various parts of Pakistan . Pervez Masi, who was injured by pieces of flying glass, said the blast was so powerful that "we didn't know what had happened".

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  • Abogados realizan huelga de hambre por ataque en Pakistán

    La explosión produjo una verdadera carnicería frente a la sala de urgencias del hospital civil de Quetta , donde decenas de abogados y periodistas compartían su dolor por el asesinato del presidente del colegio de abogados de Baluchistán , Bilal Anwar Kasi , abatido por dos individuos armados cuando salía de su domicilio.

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  • Alastair Cook: This England side has so much potential

    A dramatic collapse before tea, where they lost four wickets for one run in 23 balls, effectively ended Pakistan's chances of saving the game. England play seven Tests in the sub-continent prior to Christmas- two in Bangladesh, subject to security clearance, and five in India - but Rashid may yet come into the mix sooner should the Oval pitch prepared by Surrey's head groundsman, Lee Fortis, be similar to the one for last year's fifth Ashes Test when Australia picked up a consolation win ...

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  • Hillary Clinton to visit St. Pete Monday

    Hillary Clinton to visit St. Pete Monday

    We're going to keep our country safe. I am confident. I am optimistic. Part of making this happen will be by working with both parties during her first 100 days in office. "For me, as a woman who came of age during the '70s, to see a woman running for president who is so incredibly qualified lifts me up". We are not going to repeal the 2nd Amendment.

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  • México ya siente la fuerza de la tormenta tropical Javier

    Durante la tormenta "se fue la luz (.) Por abajo pedían auxilio pero pues nosotros ya no nos podíamos mover", añadió este hombre que no le quedó más pertenencia que lo que traía puesto. La Comisión Nacional del Agua (Conagua) alertó que se prevé que la tormenta tropical Javier toque tierra en Baja California Sur este martes sin que se descarte que alcance la categoría número 1 de huracán.

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  • Turkey's Erdogan says new chapter emerging in relations with Russia

    Russia's trade sanctions and travel restrictions imposed on Turkey after the fighter jet incident saw an 87 percent drop in the number of Russian tourists visiting Turkey in the first half of 2016. Turkey has launched a series of mass purges of suspected Gulen supporters in its armed forces, other state institutions, universities, schools and the media since the abortive coup, prompting Western concerns for the stability of a key North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally.

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  • Obama highlights progress against Islamic State fighters in Pentagon briefing

    Obama highlights progress against Islamic State fighters in Pentagon briefing

    Obama and Vice President Joe Biden made the short trip across the Potomac River to sit down with Defense Secretary Ash Carter, CIA Director John Brennan and other Cabinet secretaries. "It is deplorable", Obama said. The president also urged Americans to resist buying into some of the controversial proposals discussed on the campaign trail, including banning Muslims from immigrating to the United States or carpet bombing the Middle East.

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  • Labour to appeal court ruling on leadership election

    Labour to appeal court ruling on leadership election

    The challenger for the Labour leadership position, Owen Smith, also laid out his plans for tackling gender inequality at the hustings, including ensuring that 50% of Labour MPs and members of the Shadow Cabinet are women. People who joined after could only vote if they had paid a £25 fee to become a registered supporter, or if they were voting through an affiliated trade union.

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  • Olympics: Elated Aussies take first ever sevens title

    Olympics: Elated Aussies take first ever sevens title

    But silver's still good in New Zealand's eyes and we hope we have done them proud, ' she said. Said New Zealand coach Sean Horan: "We always talked about it and it came down a couple of defining moments and opportunities, and Aussie took their opportunities".

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  • BP looks to make $3bn exit from Chinese petrochemicals

    BP looks to make $3bn exit from Chinese petrochemicals

    Reuters earlier reported that BP has hired an investment bank to find buyers for its 50 percent stake in SECCO, a deal that could fetch up to $3 billion. Bankers said the stake would also attract interest from Chinese private firms stepping up their presence in petrochemicals. The Oil prices have almost doubled from their lows since January and with their continuous decline, West Texas Intermediate is trading at $42.95 per barrel while Brent crude stands at $45.22 per barrel.

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  • Judge rules against release of Trump U videos

    Judge rules against release of Trump U videos

    Trump has repeatedly denied the allegations of fraud levied against him and argued that the claims against Trump University come from a small group of disgruntled students and that overall, the company's interaction with students led them to believe that the vast majority were satisfied with the education they received from courses carrying tuition upwards of $35,000.

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  • Trump to propose big tax breaks in economic plan

    For the time being, Hillary Clinton has settled into a lead of about 8 points over Donald Trump. "She supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership - not now but very soon if she wins and we can't let her win", Trump, speaking at the Detroit Economic Club on Monday, said.

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  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Katie Ledecky sets Olympic record

    Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Katie Ledecky sets Olympic record

    NBC's primetime coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad continues tomorrow, Tuesday, August 9, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and features USA swimmers Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky, who have already won gold in Rio, and women's team gymnastics as three-time reigning world all-around champion Simone Biles looks to lead the US team to consecutive titles in the women's team competition.

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  • Pakistani lawyers mourn colleagues slain in Quetta attack

    Pakistani lawyers mourn colleagues slain in Quetta attack

    Reto Stocker, head of the ICRC delegation in Pakistan, said, "We are shocked to see so many innocent people killed in cold blood just outside the casualty department of the Civil Hospital in Quetta ". The council urged the federal and the provincial governments to provide compensation to the families of the deceased; 7 million Pakistani rupees ($66,900) for each lawyer who was killed and 3.5 million Pakistani rupees for each injured, Dawn online noted.

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  • Favre joins Pro Football Hall of Fame

    It was dark. And I overheard my father talking to the three other coaches — and I assume I didnt play as well the previous week only because of what he said — and he said: ‘I can assure you one thing about my son, he will play better. Several fans said they were impressed that the country star's opening song, "How Bad Do You Want It?" featured football videos behind the stage and around the stadium.

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  • Mexico landslides kill at least 40

    Mexico landslides kill at least 40

    Earl was downgraded to a tropical depression as it continued westward into the mountains of central Mexico . Gabriel Alvarado, mayor of the township of Huauchinango, which includes Xaltepec, said in a statement that intense rains caused damage affecting at least 200 people.

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  • Rafaela Silva wins first gold of Rio 2016 for Brazil

    Rafaela Silva wins first gold of Rio 2016 for Brazil

    After her medal, Silva hailed her hometown support for getting her over the line. IN THE POOL: After all the bad blood, all the debate over Yulia Efimova being allowed to swim at the Olympics, Lilly King was the one wearing gold. Silva scored another waza-ari and held on to earn the win. We are all Silva! screamed the banner headline of the website of O Globo , the major national news conglomerate.

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  • Japan's Emperor Akihito hints at abdication citing ill

    At present, there is no provision in Japanese constitution that allows an emperor to step down and hand his responsibilities to a successor. In a rare televised address , Japan's Emperor Akihito said if his health worsens he fears he will not be able to fulfill his duties.

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