Rijiju issue stalls Rajya Sabha

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present in the house when the opposition disrupted the House within hours of its commencement. According to reports, the House was adjourned amid slogan shouting as both the Opposition and the Treasury Be... More..

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Unsafe wind chills move in Wednesday night
by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Unsafe wind chills move in Wednesday night

The cold front from Nebraska will hit Friday night , with daytime highs in the mid-30s plunging to a low of about minus 7. Breezy, with a west wind around 28 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 41 miles per ...More..

Islamic State claims Cairo cathedral bombing
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Islamic State claims Cairo cathedral bombing

The Interior Ministry said late Monday that the attacker belonged to a terror cell founded by an Egyptian doctor and funded by Muslim Brotherhood leaders living in exile in Qatar. His mother, Umm Bilal, said Ma...More..

Oil Hits Its Highest Price Since Mid
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Oil Hits Its Highest Price Since Mid

After OPEC's deal to reduce production by 1.2 million barrels of oil per day (bopd) in the New Year, a non-OPEC roundtable has agreed to cut its oil output by 558,000 bopd - just shy of its 600,000 barrel targe...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Turkish military strikes Islamic State targets in northern Syria: army

It included measures meant to pave the way to a ceasefire in Syria, which was to be followed by constitutional reforms aimed at limiting presidential powers. Turkish warplanes destroyed 10 Islamic State targe...More..

1st US offshore wind farm opens off Rhode Island's coast
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

1st US offshore wind farm opens off Rhode Island's coast

But Grybowski's sunny outlook ignores the fact that it took years of state and federal policy-making, environmental impact assessments and town hall meetings for the Block Island Wind Farm to come to fruition-a...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Hundreds of Chicago Flights Grounded due to Midwest Snow Storm

In Kirtland, Ohio, east of Cleveland, almost 33 inches of snow had fallen as of Saturday morning. Winter weather is (sic) wrecked our plans. An arctic blast coming from Canada is expected to bring below-freez...More..

Iran signs 2 oil deals with Russia's Gazprom
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Iran signs 2 oil deals with Russia's Gazprom

Bijan Zanganeh urged oil companies of Russian Federation to submit technical proposals to NIOC within the envisaged time periods by conducting study phases for expansion of Iranian fields; "financial proposals ...More..

Islamic State Retakes Palmyra After Syria Withdrawal
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Islamic State Retakes Palmyra After Syria Withdrawal

This is not inconsistent with the official word from the Syrian government, which said, through state-run media, that over 4,000 ISIS militants attacked from "various directions" to overrun the city. He said th...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Saudi police detain young woman for removing abaya

It is illegal in Saudi Arabia to not wear an abaya - a traditional full-body covering - and Muslim women must also wear a hijab , although foreigners don't need to. Note that the lack of abaya is seen as mor...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

UK's lower house may back triggering European Union divorce talks

Therefore, a new act of Parliament was not required for Brexit, as foreign policy is covered by Royal Prerogative. Meanwhile, though, Reuters reports that Parliament has voted on a motion to support Prime M...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Attorney: Dylann Roof's mom had heart attack during trial

During the testimony, Roof did not look up, keeping his gaze on the table in front of him. The gunman had planned the attack for months and traveled about 100 miles to Charleston on June 17, 2015, to attack E...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Iraq sends reinforcements to eastern Mosul after IS attack

The official made the remarks for the first time and called the figures a conservative estimate, but he said it was more than what others have stated before. The "protection of civilians", he said later in the ...More..

Stafford runs for go-ahead TD in Lions' 20-17 win over Bears
by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Stafford runs for go-ahead TD in Lions' 20-17 win over Bears

Get a grip, Detroit Lions fans. During the contest, quarterback Matthew Stafford suffered a dislocation and torn ligaments in his right middle finger. The Lions have become the first team in National Football...More..

IT probing source of Rs. 2.60 crore seized from Delhi law firm
by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

IT probing source of Rs. 2.60 crore seized from Delhi law firm

India Today reported that Tandon managed to dodge the police due to the sophisticated security system and CCTV cameras installed in his house in Greater Kailash-1, which he also uses as his office space. "Two ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Delta Air Lines airplane slides off runway at snowy Detroit airport

Images shared on social media showed passengers exiting the aircraft from the tail-area emergency exit of the MD-80. A Delta plane with 65 passengers and five crew members skidded off the runway and onto snow...More..

by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Explosion at Cairo church kills at least 20, injures 35, officials say

His economic reforms have angered the poor, a bloody crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood has seen thousands jailed, whilst an insurgency rages in Northern Sinai, led by the Egyptian branch of Islamic State. "Sh...More..

by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

U.S. commander: 2000 IS casualties in battle for Mosul

He assured them that the Mosul campaign is on track. Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend told reporters there are still an estimated 3,000 to 5,000 IS fighters defending Mosul. "With the military operation moving deepe...More..

Gambia election chief dismisses dictator's call to annul poll
by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Gambia election chief dismisses dictator's call to annul poll

The association said Mr Jammeh must not be appointing judges who should have been since 2015 and in the present circumstances, any supreme court he impaneled for the purposes of hearing his election petition wo...More..

Trump's gambit on One China policy
by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Trump's gambit on One China policy "unprecedented and risky"

Trump's comments on " Fox News Sunday ", questioning almost four decades of US policy, came after he prompted a diplomatic protest from China over his decision to accept a telephone call from Taiwan President T...More..