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Departing White House press secretary says good riddance to press
Eight Massive Wildfires Rage Across California
Ex-CIA Director Hayden: Russia election meddling was ‘most successful covert operation in history’
Teenagers who filmed and laughed as disabled man drowned had no legal duty to save him, experts say
Teenagers who laughed while filming a disabled man as he drowned instead of rescuing him had no legal obligation to help, according to experts. Police are pursuing misdemeanour charges against the five minors, aged between 14 and 16, for failing to report the death of Jamie Dunn. As the 31-year-old drowned in a Florida pond on 9 July, the five teenagers mocked, laughed at and recorded him dying before posting the video online.
Venezuela’s symphony of protests
Minneapolis police chief resigns after Australian woman's shooting
(Reuters) - Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau resigned on Friday at the request of the city's mayor, who said that she had lost confidence in Harteau following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman. The death of Justine Damond, 40, from a single gunshot wound to the abdomen fired through an open window of a police patrol car, has outraged her relatives and the public in Australia. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called it "shocking" and "inexplicable." Mayor Betsy Hodges said in a statement that she and Harteau agreed during discussions on Friday that Harteau would step aside.
Arizona tells armed drivers how to avoid deadly police stops
PHOENIX (AP) — Gun-friendly Arizona is trying to avoid deadly encounters between police and people behind the wheel by teaching armed drivers how they should handle themselves when they are pulled over.
Russian Spy House That Inspired 'The Americans' Will Be Put Up for Sale
Afghanistan's Shiites mark anniversary of deadly attack
The site west of Kabul is the last resting place for victims of a deadly suicide bombing on July 23 last year -- the first claimed by the Islamic State group in the heart of Kabul against Afghanistan's Shiite Muslim Hazara ethnic minority. The line from Turkmenistan to Kabul, capital of energy-starved Afghanistan, bypasses the province of Bamiyan, a Hazara stronghold. For Hazara leaders the route is a further sign of discrimination against their community and their province, one of the least developed in Afghanistan.
Ohio treasurer and Senate candidate takes on Anti-Defamation League over far-right ‘witch hunt’
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, a candidate in next year’s Republican Senate primary, sided Thursday with two prominent right-wing nationalist commentators over the Anti-Defamation League, which put them on a watch list of what it called “alt-lite” figures.
Kellyanne Conway explains what she meant by ‘alternative facts’
Ohio set to resume executions, child killer awaits appeals
Pranab Mukherjee's advice must be implemented: Cabinet
New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): Union Minister of Steel Choudhary Birendra Singh on Sunday said that what outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee shared in the Parliament during his farewell was based o
Kashmir CPM leader Tarigami suffers heart attack
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Jul 23 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) leader and MLA from Kashmir Kulgam M.Y. Tarigami on Sunday was admitted at a hospital after he suffered a s
Farewell Pranab Mukherjee: Outgoing President thanks Parl., speaks about PM Modi, Indira Gandhi
New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): As President Pranab Mukherjee, the 13th president of India, vacates the Rashtrapati Bhavan tomorrow, making way for his successor President-elect Ram Nath Kovind, Par
Digital India, Bharat Net initiatives key to expansion of social media: Study
New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): With initiatives like Bharat Net aiding the expansion of broadband network in India, initiatives like Digital India are said to gain momentum, leading to the expansio
40 percent of India's GDP outside GST: Chidambaram
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], July 23 (ANI): Criticising the Centres formulation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), former finance minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram pointed out that many pr
BJP MLA's cow remark meant to bolster communal activities: CPM
New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): After Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Murlidhar Patidar reportedly said that Below Poverty Line (BPL) card holders must rear at least one cow each and if they fail t
Shiv Sena questioning BJP speaks of growing resentment in NDA's rule: CPI
New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Sunday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said that its own allies like the Shiv Sena have started questioning the
ICC Women's World Cup final: England opt to bat against India
London [UK], July 23 (ANI): England won the toss and have elected to bat in the ICC Womens World Cup final against India at the Lords here on Sunday. Riding high on confidence following their astoun
Volunteer meet will be held on 18th of every month starting from September: Mayawati
New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati on Sunday said volunteer meet will be held on 18th of every month starting from September in 18 divisions in Uttar Pradesh.
Karnataka flag row: BJP calls on Sonia Gandhi to clarify stand
New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): With Congress leader Shashi Tharoor saying he has no objection to states having their own flags, The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday called on party President
The 'League' gets together to save world in new 'Justice League' trailer
New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): DC fans, rejoice! The new trailer of much-anticipated superhero ensemble movie Justice League is out and it will surely make fans go insane. The footage was shown a
RJD demands explanation from Centre over Lalu's revoked tarmac access
New Delhi [India] July 23 (ANI): A day after the Centre revoked direct access for Lalu Prasad Yadav and his wife, Rabri Devi to the Patna Airport tarmac, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) questioned the
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