Cyclone Ockhi: Mumbai rains break decade old record, more showers today

Mumbai will witness light to moderate rainfall in the coming days. The BJP has also called off rallies and press conferences of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Surat today, a party lea... More..

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Conyers announces retirement amid sexual harassment allegations: 'My legacy can't be compromised'
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Conyers announces retirement amid sexual harassment allegations: 'My legacy can't be compromised'

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee took to the House floor to read a letter by Conyers to his colleagues, saying he notified the Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi that he was...More..

Pacific carriers en route to higher profits in 2018: Iata
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Pacific carriers en route to higher profits in 2018: Iata

Latin American airlines had an 8.7% increase in traffic in October, which was a slowdown from September growth of 10.7%, but still the second strongest percentage growth among regions. While the momentum may ...More..

Trump outlines land reduction in Utah monuments, tribes prepare to sue
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Trump outlines land reduction in Utah monuments, tribes prepare to sue

In addition to Trump, the lawsuit also names Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke and acting director of the Bureau of Land Management Brian Steed as defendants. The laws states that once a president designates a...More..

Robert Mueller 'demands Donald Trump's Deutsche Bank accounts'
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Robert Mueller 'demands Donald Trump's Deutsche Bank accounts'

Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs Capitol Hill after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on his investigation in Washington, June 21, 2017. Since then, special counsels have been governed by a Justice ...More..

Qatar's ruler to attend Gulf meeting in Kuwait amid dispute
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Qatar's ruler to attend Gulf meeting in Kuwait amid dispute

He added that Qatar has not yet seen the summit agenda, but the current crisis will be discussed at the meeting. Speaking at a forum organised by the Arab Centre for Research and Policy Studies in Doha, Qatar...More..

Docs involved in declaring twins dead fired!!; heres what the hospital said
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Docs involved in declaring twins dead fired!!; heres what the hospital said

According to local media, they rushed the newborn to a nearby hospital where they found that the baby boy was alive and is now being treated at a nursing home in New Delhi. "The hospital has also set up an inqu...More..

Pentagon chief seeks more antiterror efforts by Pakistan
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Pentagon chief seeks more antiterror efforts by Pakistan

He agreed with Mattis that both Pakistan and the USA have a common stake in securing peace and security in Afghanistan for the long term stability of the broader region. A senior USA official said the meetings ...More..

Supreme Court declines Alabama case involving jury selection
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Supreme Court declines Alabama case involving jury selection

While that case was going through the state court system, Obergefell (the U.S. Supreme Court case making gay marriage the law of the land) happened. The lawsuit remains pending before trial court. Sotomayor...More..

Yemen's Saleh killed in ambush
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Yemen's Saleh killed in ambush

Albukhaiti said that fighters had secured key areas south of the capital, including the "very strategic" al-Mesbahi residential area, which is approximately 200 metres from Saleh's home. Military and government...More..

California teen confessed to molest
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

California teen confessed to molest "upwards of 50 children", arrested

The mother of 18-year-old Joseph Hayden Boston brought him to the Riverside Police Department after her son allegedly told her that he had molested two boys, ages 8 and 4, at a motel, Riverside police spokesman...More..

White House maintenance orders reveal cockroaches, ants and mice infestations
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

White House maintenance orders reveal cockroaches, ants and mice infestations

Another work order was closed out by a staffer who reported resolving a problem with "ants in the window sill" of the Chief of Staff's office. Hundreds of requests for repairs and pest control were reportedly...More..

Billy Bush is done with Trump's 'revisionist history'
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Billy Bush is done with Trump's 'revisionist history'

That's a great place to start, and something I have real thoughts about - but it is a story for another day. Bush penned an opinion piece for the New York Times in which he wrote: "Of course he said it". In...More..

Yemen rebels claim ex-president Saleh killed
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Yemen rebels claim ex-president Saleh killed

Saudi Arabia views the Houthis as an Iranian proxy on its doorstep, and the rivalry between the two regional powers has amplified the conflict. A year later, the Saleh's GPC party and Ansarullah, the political ...More..

UP Civic polls: Opposition alleges tampering of EVMs
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

UP Civic polls: Opposition alleges tampering of EVMs

Giving the results figure, Singh said that out of the total 198 results declared for Nagar Palika chairman, BJP won 68 and lost 125 while for Nagar Palika Parishad member, BJP just won 914 seats and lost 4303 s...More..

Iranian President inaugurates first-phase of Chabahar port
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Iranian President inaugurates first-phase of Chabahar port

State TV said President Hassan Rohani attended the inauguration on December 3 along with dignitaries from India, Qatar, Afghanistan , Pakistan, and other countries. According to Managing Director of Ports and ...More..

Trump to Pull US From UN Migration Compact
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Trump to Pull US From UN Migration Compact

The United States has walked away from a United Nations effort to ease the global migration and refugee crisis, with the Trump administration saying it was no longer compatible with USA principles or priorities...More..

Metropolitan Opera Responds To James Levine Investigation
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Metropolitan Opera Responds To James Levine Investigation

Details of the police report were first reported Saturday on the website of the New York Post . Levine's accuser told police he first met the conductor attending the festival as a young boy and continued t...More..

Mostly Sunny, Mild Monday
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Mostly Sunny, Mild Monday

Lows through this period will remain around or below freezing in the low/ mid-30s. Out ahead of our front, some rain will develop and could be steady for a while, especially later Tuesday into early Wednesda...More..

SNL mocks Trump in Christmas sketch inspired by a Christmas Carol
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

SNL mocks Trump in Christmas sketch inspired by a Christmas Carol

Also in the cold open, McKinnon plays White House counseler Kellyanne Conway, and Cecily Strong plays first lady Melania Trump . Emmy Award victor Alec Baldwin reprised his portrayal of President Donald T...More..