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US National Guard ready to dispatch 30K troops over Harvey

According to a press release, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency is the link between the Guard and Texas on the facilitation of state controlled resource...


Pilgrims were not given enough accommodation - Hajj Board

Nada and Fida, two sisters from Syria, said they had dedicated their prayers to their home country, where more than 330,000 people have been killed and millions...


Mexico Says It Won't Renegotiate NAFTA With President Trump Via Twitter

Trump tweeted Sunday morning that Mexico - and NAFTA partner Canada - was being "very difficult" in trilateral negotiations to update NAFTA, which began e...


Indian spiritual guru Ram Rahim sentenced to 20 years in jail

The rape conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Friday sparked deadly riots, which killed at least 38 and injured more than 200 in the northern state of H...


Two additional lawsuits challenge Trump's transgender military ban

The two lawsuits follow an August 9 lawsuit featuring "5 transgender service members with almost 60 years of combined military service", according to a stateme...


Andhra: TDP trounces YSR Congress by almost 28000 votes in Nandyal bypoll

While TDP candidate Bhuma Brahmanand Reddy polled 97,066 votes, his YSR Congress counterpart - Silpa Mohan Reddy - managed just 69,610. He was referring to ...


Next Nandyal MLA : Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy, TDP

The battle was a crucial one for the TDP-BJP combine ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections since Nandyal had been a YSR Congress stronghold. The TDP can...


Goa CM Parrikar wins in Panaji, counting underway in Bawana, Nandyal & Valpoi

AAP's candidate was Ram Chander, while the Congress had bet on former three-time MLA from Bawana, Surendra Kumar. N Chandrababu Naidu-headed Telugu Desam Par...


Trump says Canada and Mexico being too hard in NAFTA renegotiations

President Trump said on Sunday that he may terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) because Mexico and Canada are "being very hard". "We ...


Five security personnel martyred in Pulwama encounter, bodies of two militants recovered

Meanwhile, a spokesman of banned JeM outfit called up the office of a local news agency to claim responsibility for the attack. Khan said that all security pe...


Mexico refining NAFTA objectives after first round of talks

Pulling out of NAFTA, Bacus said, would spur a reinstatement of import tariffs on USA beef as high as 25 percent and potentially cause a glut of beef, pork and ...


Trump's response to Charlottesville just got brutal reviews

Ford of Phoenix, Arizona, said Confederate monuments like the statue of Robert E. Lee that partly sparked protests in Charlottesville don't offend her persona...


Former Ariz. sheriff, pardoned by Trump, insists conviction was political

Merrill Chertoff, head of the Aspen Institute, wrote at the time that Trump's pardoning of Arpaio would constitute an abuse of federal clemency power. Sen. ...


Thai Supreme Court issues arrest warrant for former Prime Minister

The judge said Yingluck failed to provide a medical certificate, leading the judges to believe she meant to flee the trial. Yingluck s premiership was scuttle...


Bomber, gunmen attack Shia Imam Zaman mosque in Kabul

More details are awaited . Security sources put the overall death toll at 30 people killed and "dozens" wounded. "At least three people entered the mosque a...


Man 'armed with sword' attacks Buckingham Palace

Officers stopped the man and attempted to arrest him when he was found with a knife outside the palace on Friday evening. Twitter user Amir Jan Malik wrote: "...


Federal judge tosses out Texas voter ID law

Paxton said he will appeal the ruling, calling it " outrageous ". " Senate Bill 5 [the bill that implemented the changes] was passed by the people's repres...


Four Kmart stores closing in California; closest is in Hesperia

IL has 17 Kmart stores, including the one at 7230 Westfield Plaza in Belleville and one in Springfield. Kmart stores will remain in Springfield and the fo...


NBC Passes on Xena: Warrior Princess Reboot

The revival series was going to feature a new actress taking on the role originated by Lucy Lawless , with Xena co-creator Rob Tapert and Sam Raimi on board ...


Polls: Voters in 3 Key US States 'Embarrassed' by Trump

These three NBC/Marist polls were conducted August 13-17 - after the Aug. 12 unrest and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, and in the midst of Trump's m...


Can the US Scrap Its Trade Deal With South Korea?

The countries' officials had held talks in Seoul, in which Washington hoped there would be discussions to amendments or modification of the free trade deal agre...


German police intercept 5000 Trump-shaped ecstasy pills stamped with NL

NL is stamped on the back of the pills , Osnabrück police said on Facebook. The vehicle, driven by a 56-year-old man and carrying his 17-year-old son, wa...


Russian Federation condemns United States visa restrictions in diplomatic tussle — BBCI

It showed that wait times for visitor visa appointments at the Moscow embassy had risen from 50 days to 70 days between August 2 and August 19, and from 17 ...


S.Korea, US begin annual military drills

As expected, Pyongyang responded harshly to the drills. Military leaders stress these defensive drills are needed to maintain operational readiness, but there...


AP Top 25: Sooners and Cowboys crack Top 10 in preseason rankings

But of those previous seven AP unranked teams, four of them finished the year in the top 25, including the 2012 squad at No. 4. Georgia was preseason No. Dye le...


Dunford: North Korean threat can be peacefully resolved

And Chinese businessmen who have been making big money from North Korean crabs, shrimp and squid were furious. The approach outlined here is created to do two...


Number of American troops participating in Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise to decrease

The state-run Korean Central News Agency this week called them "reckless saber-rattling" and warned that they could spark an accidental war. "The latter would...


Dr. Ruth Pfau three last wishes

She is to be buried in her adopted homeland. Contingents of Pakistan Armed Forces are also present at the funeral. (Web Desk) - Dr. Ruth Pfau fondly known a...


Venezuela assembly takes new powers

The dramatic move follows a refusal by the congressional leadership to swear an oath of loyalty to the assembly, whose election the opposition considers illegit...


Cleveland Clinic cancels fundraising gala at Mar-a-Lago

The Cleveland Clinic's Mar-a-Lago event has raised $700,000 to $1million annually to expand programs and purchase equipment for the hospital's Florida facility....