Al-Sadr's Sairoon bloc sweeps Iraq polls

Unlike Abadi, a rare ally of both the United States and Iran, Sadr is an opponent of both countries, which have wielded influence in Iraq since a US -led invasion toppled Sunni dictator Saddam Hussein in 2003 and thrust the Shi'ite majority into powe... More..

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Pope says 'very worried' by Mideast violence
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Pope says 'very worried' by Mideast violence

Pope Francis has condemned the killing of Palestinians near the Gaza-Israel border. Eight children under the age of 16, including an eight-month-old baby, were among Monday's dead. "I was in Ausonia in the y...More..

Kent State graduate's photos with AR-10 and cap go viral
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Kent State graduate's photos with AR-10 and cap go viral

But apparently, a recent college graduate from Kent State University in OH is elated about her graduation primarily because of the fact she could "finally arm herself" on the campus. She was with her family a...More..

Powerful Northeast Storms Kill Two, Snarl Commutes, Knock Out Power to Thousands
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Powerful Northeast Storms Kill Two, Snarl Commutes, Knock Out Power to Thousands

But in parts of Brooklyn, residents emerged from the storm to find their cars destroyed by fallen trees. Powerful thunderstorms that swept through CT are being blamed for at least two deaths and knocking ou...More..

SC collegium fails to send judges' names
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

SC collegium fails to send judges' names

Sources told The Telegraph that the five-member collegium of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices J. Chelameshwar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur and Kurien Joseph met for over two hours on Wednesday evening. ...More..

Black American bishop to preside at royal wedding
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Black American bishop to preside at royal wedding

He wrote: "I'm thrilled that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have asked Bishop Michael Curry to preach at their wedding". In his 2015 autobiography, Songs My Grandma Sang , Curry reveals that his family a...More..

Indian minister holds talks in North Korea, first trip in 20 years
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Indian minister holds talks in North Korea, first trip in 20 years

V.K. Singh visited Pyongyang for talks with the North Korean government, the Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Wednesday. Ties between North Korea and China are showing signs of improvement after go...More..

Brexiteers' customs plan is less useful than deodorant, says Leo Varadkar
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Brexiteers' customs plan is less useful than deodorant, says Leo Varadkar

Earlier on Wednesday, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called on May to step down and allow his party to negotiate a "comprehensive customs union" with the EU, something opposition lawmakers say is gaining support i...More..

Florida teacher investigated after animals allegedly drowned in class
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Florida teacher investigated after animals allegedly drowned in class

An employee at the high school captured two raccoons and an opossum that had been suspected of endangering the chickens being raised by the students in the class. Her son told her the agriculture teacher threat...More..

With friends like Trump, who needs enemies, European Union chief says
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

With friends like Trump, who needs enemies, European Union chief says

The EU's proposals are its most assertive yet in dealing with the US, whose withdrawal from the 2015 agreement threatens to scupper the treaty and has anxious leaders it could put Iran back on a path to devel...More..

Students and Resource Officer Praised After School Shooting Incident
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Students and Resource Officer Praised After School Shooting Incident

A school resource officer confronted the shooter , who ran from the school and shot at the officer. "We are forever indebted to his courage and bravery". The city, about 90 miles west of Chicago and best k...More..

Man Dies After E-Cigarette Explodes, Autopsy Finds
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Man Dies After E-Cigarette Explodes, Autopsy Finds

Tallmadge D'Elia's death is being called the first fatality linked to e-cigarettes, but officials still don't know exactly how it happened. D'Elia also suffered burns to 80 per cent of his body, the ABC New...More..

Yemen's Houthis fire missile at military base in southern Saudi Arabia
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Yemen's Houthis fire missile at military base in southern Saudi Arabia

Colonel Turki al-Maliki told Saudi Press Agency the missile was sacked at 12:40pm from Yemen's Saada governorate. Brig Al Shehi said that the Arab coalition will continue to push forward in the Red Sea coas...More..

US Imposes Sanctions on Iran Central Bank Governor over Terror Links
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

US Imposes Sanctions on Iran Central Bank Governor over Terror Links

Al-Bilad Islamic Bank and its CEO and chairman, Aras Habib, were also hit with USA sanctions, as was Muhammad Qasir, who the Treasury said is a "Hezbollah" official who has been a "critical conduit" for transfe...More..

Shooting death of suspended school teacher ruled a homicide
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Shooting death of suspended school teacher ruled a homicide

Authorities told the news station DelTondo was shot multiple times, and a coroner confirmed she died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds to the trunk of her body. After DelTondo's fiancé called off the...More..

Deadly Orange County explosion investigated as intentional act
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Deadly Orange County explosion investigated as intentional act

Authorities said they are still trying to figure out what happened and wouldn't comment on whether the incident could be related to a gas leak or explosive devices. Authorities initially indicated a vehicle had...More..

UK MPs still not satisfied with evidence submitted by Facebook
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

UK MPs still not satisfied with evidence submitted by Facebook

It comes to notice that under the previous information outrage, the " myPersonality " test was utilized to gather different snippets of data about clients who participated in a psychological test on Facebook ....More..

Turkey tells Israeli consul in Istanbul to leave temporarily: state media
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Turkey tells Israeli consul in Istanbul to leave temporarily: state media

Israel's Foreign Ministry said the Turkish Consul-General in Jerusalem had been summoned and told to return to Turkey "for consultations for a period of time". Last week, the Israeli government said the ongoing...More..

UK's Johnson: we should not pursue regime change in Iran
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

UK's Johnson: we should not pursue regime change in Iran

Major European powers have sought to keep Iran in a landmark worldwide nuclear agreement after President Donald Trump pulled the USA out of the pact and promised tough economic sanctions against Tehran . "It i...More..

35 tribals missing as boat capsizes in Godavari
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

35 tribals missing as boat capsizes in Godavari

East Godavari District Collector Karthikeya Mishra told reporters at the scene that since the launch was stuck in the sand, the rescue workers were making efforts to tie the rope to the railing to pull it hori...More..

Manu Samoa to play Portugal or Germany for Rugby World Cup qualification
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Manu Samoa to play Portugal or Germany for Rugby World Cup qualification

In what was a successful qualifying campaign, Faka'osilea helped Romania top a European qualification tournament in March to qualify for the 2019 World Cup. But if each of the three sides takes their chances, t...More..

Sonam Kapoor stuns in first red carpet appearance since her wedding
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Sonam Kapoor stuns in first red carpet appearance since her wedding

Green statement earrings and highlighted eyes complemented her overall attire. Sonam is known for her hatke style sense and her outings have always managed to woo the fashion police. While her innately sartoria...More..

Malaysian police raid apartments linked to ousted PM Najib's family
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Malaysian police raid apartments linked to ousted PM Najib's family

He added: "I will play a role in the background even when I step down". To this day, Mahathir maintains he sacked Anwar following advice from the police, and that it was the courts who decided Anwar's fate ...More..

1st LD: Militants attack police headquarters in Riau, Indonesia, 1 dead
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

1st LD: Militants attack police headquarters in Riau, Indonesia, 1 dead

The attack came days after a series of terrorist strikes in the country, including suicide bombings in three churches on Sunday in Surabaya city, the provincial capital of East Java and a suicide bombing at the...More..

Muqtada al-Sadr Alliance Wins Elections in Iraq
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Muqtada al-Sadr Alliance Wins Elections in Iraq

Tallies put the anti-establishment Conquest Alliance of pro-Iranian former paramilitary fighters who helped battle Daesh in second, and incumbent Abadi's bloc back in third. While speculation swirls, the next c...More..

Nawaz says Mumbai attacks statement was misreported, PM tells journalists
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Nawaz says Mumbai attacks statement was misreported, PM tells journalists

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Monday that former premier Nawaz Sharif clarified that his recent statement regarding the Mumbai attacks was misreported by the media. The former prime minister w...More..

President Trump Flies Again to Recovering Wife Melania's Side
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

President Trump Flies Again to Recovering Wife Melania's Side

Mrs. Trump also represented the administration at the April funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush . Trump tweeted Tuesday that his wife "will be leaving hospital in 2 or 3 days". "The fact that she's in ...More..

Apple's California Self-Driving Car Test Fleet Continues to Grow
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Apple's California Self-Driving Car Test Fleet Continues to Grow

Apple has doubled the number of its self-driving cars this year, and now has the second-largest fleet in California , Mac Reports first pointed out. This indicates a margin of error that's worth consideri...More..

Ramadan to start on Thursday, religious leaders say
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Ramadan to start on Thursday, religious leaders say

It is a time where Muslims fast every day from dawn to sunset, and in the United States that is approximately 16 hours of no food and water every day for a month. At the end of the 29 or 30 days of fasting ,...More..

U.S. stands apart on Gaza, justifies embassy move to Jerusalem
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

U.S. stands apart on Gaza, justifies embassy move to Jerusalem

Canada , along with its major allies, does not support the US embassy move to Jerusalem , saying that's a decision for a future peace agreement between the Palestinians and Israelis. Earlier on Tuesday, US A...More..