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Minnesota mosque hit by explosion; no one hurt

Minnesota mosque hit by explosion; no one hurt COPS are investigating after a "bombing" at a USA mosque during morning prayers today rattled worshippers. Police in Bloomington, Minnesota, were called at 5:05 a.m. "My supplications are with the youngsters, families, and confidence pioneers of the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center today", he said in an announcement. [Full Article...]

British model kidnapped in Italy and put up for auction on internet

British model kidnapped in Italy and put up for auction on internet Police are now working to identify Herba's accomplices and established what happened to the woman while she was help captive. She was allegedly assaulted and drugged when she arrived at the studio the next day, then placed in a auto boot and taken to a small village near Turin where she was kept prisoner by Lukasz Pawel Herba, a British resident born in Poland, police said. [Full Article...]

Chidambaram hits out at BJP for attack on Rahul

Chidambaram hits out at BJP for attack on Rahul He termed attack on Rahul Gandhi as an attempt to stifle voice of opposition parties but warned that congressmen throughout country would fight against the undemocratic modes and hooliganism being adopted by the BJP. What else can we say", Gandhi said outside Parliament. "Rahul Gandhi was under SPG protectee when he was attacked by a boulder". Rajya Sabha Opposition leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said ... [Full Article...]

Trump responds to campaign to fire HR McMaster

Trump responds to campaign to fire HR McMaster According to Lake, documents showing that Rice made the unmasking requests were uncovered by the NSC's former senior director for intelligence, Ezra Cohen-Watnick, who was sacked by McMaster on Wednesday. Higgins had been an ally of senior White House adviser Steve Bannon. In a recent Situation Room meeting, the president - who is frustrated by his options in Afghanistan - raised the idea of fir... [Full Article...]

Turns Out That White House 'Dump' Narrative Is True

Turns Out That White House 'Dump' Narrative Is True The White House must, in particular, be the object of renovations during his absence. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders read the letter from the White House briefing podium on Wednesday. "I will not have time to play golf", he added in August 2016. "Don't take vacations. What's the point?" the tycoon wrote in his 2004 book Trump: Think Like A Billionaire . [Full Article...]

Bank of England revises down growth forecast as rates are held

Bank of England revises down growth forecast as rates are held Carney today also warned that uncertainty was weighing on growth prospects, harming the investment which the Bank expects to make up for sagging consumer spending. The decision comes a year after the Bank slashed rates to the new all-time low in the aftermath of the Brexit vote. There is a lot of Brexit uncertainty as the Governor of the Bank of England , Mark Carney , said that the "UK's ec... [Full Article...]

No link between raids and polls: Jaitley

No link between raids and polls: Jaitley The raids have kicked off a political storm with the opposition Congress accusing the BJP-led government at the Centre of carrying out "an unprecedented witch-hunt". "Not a single rupee was seized by the officials in the almost 48-hour operation", said a family member, sharing the document. Raids were conducted also on Thursday and Wednesday in the premises linked to Shivakumar. [Full Article...]

Iran says U.S. breaching nuclear deal as Rouhani starts new term

Iran's president does have the authority to declare a state of emergency or impose martial law as needed. "Those who want to tear apart the JCPOA [nuclear deal] should know that they would also be tearing apart their political life", he said in a ceremony broadcast live on state TV. [Full Article...]

Vice President Election 2017 Results Vote Counting Live Updates Highlights

Vice President Election 2017 Results Vote Counting Live Updates Highlights As Rural Development Minister, Naidu was instrumental in launching the hugely popular "Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana". Naidu, a former president of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, is known for his brilliant oratorial skills. There were 14 MPs absent from voting; 2 from BJP, 2 from INC, 2 from IUML, 4 from TMC, 1 from NCP; 1 from PMK & 2 Independent. Not only has Naidu served as the BJP P... [Full Article...]

Vatican calls on Maduro to scrap plans to alter Constitution

Vatican calls on Maduro to scrap plans to alter Constitution Former Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez , a hard-line Maduro loyalist, was named president of the new assembly . "What we have is love, what we have is a crisis of the right-wing fascists". Tillerson's comments follow controversial elections held in Venezuela last Sunday, when millions of voters turned out to choose delegates for a National Constituent Assembly to rewrite the constitution - ... [Full Article...]

US Marines MV-22 Osprey Heli-Plane Crashes Off Australian Coast

US Marines MV-22 Osprey Heli-Plane Crashes Off Australian Coast Twenty-three of the 26 personnel on board have been rescued, the US Marine Corps said. The aircraft was conducting regularly scheduled operations when it crashed into the sea. Ms Payne said she had spoken with USA defence secretary Jim Mattis "to offer Australia's support in any way that can be of assistance". Search-and-rescue operations are ongoing, and authorities are investigating the cr... [Full Article...]

Net closing on Oxford man Andrew Warren wanted for murder in US

Net closing on Oxford man Andrew Warren wanted for murder in US Officials believe the duo have left the state and are "armed and extremely dangerous"-and, as Michael Sneed at the Sun-Times first reported , that they made a donation to a Wisconsin library in the victim's name right after the murder". Public records show that Lathem, 42, lists the apartment unit where Cornell-Duranleau was found as his residence. In a statement , a spokesman for Oxford and... [Full Article...]

Happy Birthday Obama: Michelle, Biden and Hollywood Share Their Best Wishes

Happy Birthday Obama: Michelle, Biden and Hollywood Share Their Best Wishes A confession? I'm one of the people who initially had no idea why Bill Clinton was talking about balloons, until I was educated by more meme-savvy folks. La Toya Jackson similarly posted a smart banner of Mr Obama, with the caption: "Mr. President #Happy56th Birthday!" The Cavaliers star retweeted Michelle Obama's well wishes to her husband, adding: "Yes we do love you!" And in honor of ... [Full Article...]

Korea contradictions emerge as Tillerson heads to Asia

Korea contradictions emerge as Tillerson heads to Asia But the consensus driven organization is reluctant to take punitive action, and is expected to call for all sides to reduce tensions through dialogue, more in accordance with China's position. But, she continued, "we think that they can do a lot more". In his rare appearance before reporters at the State Department, Tillerson defended his efforts to translate Trump's "American First" slogan in... [Full Article...]

Authorities search for mom who disappeared in Grand Canyon National Park

Authorities search for mom who disappeared in Grand Canyon National Park Her backpack was found near the South Kaibab Trail, which the park official says has no water accessibility and nearly no shade. The National Park Service confirmed that a woman's body was found on Wednesday less than a mile from the Phantom Ranch along the South Kaibab Trail. [Full Article...]

Blackwater guard's murder conviction tossed; mandatory sentences for others found unconstitutional

Blackwater guard's murder conviction tossed; mandatory sentences for others found unconstitutional They were all jailed for 30 years. Slatten, who was serving a life sentence, had filed an appeal asking the court to sentence him separately from his three co-defendants because he was the only one facing a murder charge for firing what prosecutors said were the first shots in the massacre. [Full Article...]

Tillerson On Path To Cooperation with Russian Federation and China

Tillerson On Path To Cooperation with Russian Federation and China US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged on Tuesday that he and President Donald Trump disagree over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and said the two men discuss how to use the worldwide agreement to advance administration policies. "What we're seeing is a small group of people with very thin knowledge making all the decisions in a very centralized and isolated process". Hammond told Poli... [Full Article...]

Cold front to bring thunderstorms overnight

Cold front to bring thunderstorms overnight Thursday night will be mostly cloudy and stay warm and muggy. The airmass will be warm & humid across the area Sunday , and showers and storms will be likely especially in the afternoon. Sunday , mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Saturday night: Mostly clear skies are expected with a low near 64. [Full Article...]

Fire Engulfs Dubai High-Rise for the Second Time

Fire Engulfs Dubai High-Rise for the Second Time A statement from the Dubai Media Office said: "The fire at the Torch Tower has been brought under control. Thanks to the efforts of the teams on the ground, the inhabitants have been evacuated from the building", said the chief of Dubai police, general Abdullah Khalifa al-Marri. [Full Article...]

European Union blacklists 3 Russian nationals, 3 companies over Siemens turbines to Crimea

European Union blacklists 3 Russian nationals, 3 companies over Siemens turbines to Crimea The new U.S. sanctions can affect EU efforts to diversify its energy supply, particularly in the Baltic region, the European Commission head warned. The company said that all four gas turbines that were delivered in the summer of 2016 for the project in Taman (Southern Russia ) have since been locally modified and illegally moved to Crimea against clear contractual agreements. [Full Article...]


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