Unravelling of the Iran deal

According to a study carried out by Professors Jeffrey Peake and Glen Krutz, 94% of USA agreements with other countries, since 1930, have been on the basis of "executive agreements". At the sites where inspections are not allowed, of course. This has... More..

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Military to Maute fighters: Surrender by midnight or die
by | Monday, October 23, 2017

Military to Maute fighters: Surrender by midnight or die

Men identified by Philippines Intelligence officers as Isnilon Hapilon (2nd L, yellow headscarf) and Abdullah Maute (2nd R, standing, long hair) are seen in this still image taken from video released by the Arm...More..

United Nations has 'tremendous potential', but is underutilised: Donald Trump
by | Monday, October 23, 2017

United Nations has 'tremendous potential', but is underutilised: Donald Trump

He called his social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram "a tremendous platform". Trump said that United Nations has "tremendous potential" but it "hasn't been used over the years almost as it...More..

Bihar: Man made to lick spit as punishment
by | Monday, October 23, 2017

Bihar: Man made to lick spit as punishment

A 54-year-old labourer, Mahesh Thakur, from Bihar was allegedly made to lick his own spit, and was also beaten with slippers for allegedly trespassing a house in a village under Nalanda district. Arrests will b...More..

Teacher accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl
by | Monday, October 23, 2017

Teacher accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl

The victim told investigators that the two had sexual encounters five to 10 times from March to May 2016, an arrest report said. Truman most recently worked at Lake Howell High School as a sign language tea...More..

Woman shot dead, another injured in Tral
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Woman shot dead, another injured in Tral

Ruby was shifted to a hospital from where she has been referred to Srinagar for specialized treatment. "They ransacked the window panes, furniture and other things there and subsequently fired some gunshots i...More..

Rani Mukerji's father, filmmaker Ram Mukerji dies
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Rani Mukerji's father, filmmaker Ram Mukerji dies

Rani Mukerji's spokesperson stated, "Ram Mukerji, respected film-maker, beloved father and husband, is no more". He is survived by wife Krishna Mukherjee, daughter Rani and son Raja. Rani Mukerji's debut film R...More..

Everton v Arsenal Preview, Line-up and Score Prediction
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Everton v Arsenal Preview, Line-up and Score Prediction

The Arsenal duo have been sitting on the sidelines since the last global break but are now ready to return to the first-team fold. Ronald Koeman's side are without a win in their last four games. Both Aaro...More..

Auburn capitalizes on Arkansas mishandled punt return
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Auburn capitalizes on Arkansas mishandled punt return

Pettway was the primary tailback on the first drive of the second half, which ended in just 2 minutes, 50 seconds. "The only thing I'm anxious about is beating Arkansas and coming back and getting healed up...More..

Congress Relies On Old Guard To Win Himachal 2017 Elections
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Congress Relies On Old Guard To Win Himachal 2017 Elections

But the real test for the 83-year-old will be whether the Congress will agree to field Virbhadra Singh's son Vikramaditya for the elections, to be held on November 9. His target was Congress state chief Sukh...More..

Infamous
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Infamous "underwear bomber" sues feds over treatment at Colorado Supermax

It says of 154,000 people incarcerated by the Bureau of Prisons, Abdulmutallab is among less than 30 who have special administrative measures, and alleges that he shouldn't be placed under the restrictions beca...More..

Putin says Americans don't show Trump enough respect
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Putin says Americans don't show Trump enough respect

Opinion polls suggest that harsh rhetoric towards the West plays well with many Russian voters, who credit Putin for restoring national pride and standing up to what they see as Western encroachment. Russian ...More..

Ask from Vijay Bahuguna, not UPA: Harish Rawat tell PM Narendra Modi
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Ask from Vijay Bahuguna, not UPA: Harish Rawat tell PM Narendra Modi

Meanwhile, the Congress accused Modi of "disrespecting" traditions during his Kedarnath visit and "misleading" the people on redevelopment work of the shrine after the 2013 deluge. "This is first time that so...More..

Texas teacher accused of duct taping loud students' mouths fired
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Texas teacher accused of duct taping loud students' mouths fired

School officials "don't know why she did it at this point", Abbott said. The leadership of Maxdale Elementary School and Killeen ISD are deeply saddened by this event. It's not clear if police were notified. ...More..

Army porter killed in Uri ceasefire violation
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Army porter killed in Uri ceasefire violation

A porter was killed while girl and civilian injured in the firing", defence sources said. The Indian troops, they added, retaliated "strongly and effectively" by using similar calibre weapons. The incidents o...More..

Tillerson's speech a significant policy statement on ties with US
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Tillerson's speech a significant policy statement on ties with US

He also stated that the USA had started considering ways to tackle Chinese infrastructure financing in Asia. And in response to a question after the talk, Tillerson said that while the relationship with China...More..

Hillary Clinton Didn't Want to Attend Trump's Inauguration
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Hillary Clinton Didn't Want to Attend Trump's Inauguration

Nodding in agreement with the host, Clinton said she wasn't too interested in attending herself. On Friday's broadcast of " The Graham Norton Show ", the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee said she " real...More..

Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies: Line-ups, preview and predictions 10/21/17
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies: Line-ups, preview and predictions 10/21/17

The Golden State Warriors and Memphis Grizzlies meet Saturday in National Basketball Association action at the FedExForum. With the home crowd on their side, a repeat performance isn't impossible. Tonight's ...More..

Senate approves budget resolution which paves the way for tax reform
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Senate approves budget resolution which paves the way for tax reform

After failing to approve Trump-backed legislation to overturn Obamacare, Senate Republicans are under intense pressure to succeed on tax reform. Trump also touted the passage of the bill in a series of twe...More..

by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

All five living former United States presidents make rare appearance together

George H.W. Bush spokesman Jim McGrath said all five of Saturday night's attendees haven't been together since the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas in 2013, when Obama was still in...More..

Red Wings trade Riley Sheahan to Penguins
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Red Wings trade Riley Sheahan to Penguins

Sheahan is signed through this season and carries an average annual salary of $2,075,000. Athanasiou agreed to a one-year contract worth $1.378 million. He's been held pointless in eight games with Detroit th...More..

Parliamentary election voting begins in Czech Republic
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Parliamentary election voting begins in Czech Republic

ANO has already held key posts in the outgoing rocky centre-left coalition under Social Democrat Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, with Babis serving as finance minister from 2014 to May this year. Babis was the...More..

by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Want to trade efficiently? Check out: America Movil, SAB de CV (AMX)

America Movil , S.A.B.de C.V. (NYSE: AMX)'s market cap, the total dollar value of all of their outstanding shares, is 62550.01m. It represents a security's price that, if achieved, results in a trader recogn...More..

Mugabe WHO appointment 'contradicts United Nations ideals'
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Mugabe WHO appointment 'contradicts United Nations ideals'

The World Health Organisation's new Director-General made President of Zimbabwe a "goodwill ambassador", the new chief told delegates in Uruguay that Robert Mugabe could use the role "to influence his peers in ...More..

Police believe recent fatal shooting case is linked to other deaths
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Police believe recent fatal shooting case is linked to other deaths

Thursday, according to Interim Chief Brian Dugan. "But it was too late", Dugan said. Tampa police are patrolling every corner in Southeast Seminole Heights, with every available officer focused on catchin...More..

Israeli air force strike Syrian military positions over rebel stray shelling
by | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Israeli air force strike Syrian military positions over rebel stray shelling

No reports of casualties or damage in the Israel-controlled territory from the rockets were immediately reported, Haaretz said. The letter continued to allege that "Syria repeatedly warns of the grave repercu...More..

Why Police Commemoration Day on October 21? Even this has Kashmir origin
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Why Police Commemoration Day on October 21? Even this has Kashmir origin

Altogether 383 police and security personnel across the country as well as Central Paramilitary and Central Police organizations laid down their lives while performing their duties during the past one year. It ...More..

Oxford University accused of 'social apartheid' for low number of black students
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oxford University accused of 'social apartheid' for low number of black students

Lammy found that one-quarter of Cambridge colleges failed to make any offers to black applicants over the same five-year period ending in 2015. The university's 2017 figures also show the highest proportion o...More..

Chance of severe weather for much of Oklahoma Saturday
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Chance of severe weather for much of Oklahoma Saturday

The tornado chance is not completely zero because there could be small spin-up tornadoes embedded in the long line of storms. A powerful line of storms develops late Saturday afternoon and into Saturday eveni...More..

One dead, one missing in oil barge fire and explosion
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

One dead, one missing in oil barge fire and explosion

The Coast Guard and local agencies are containing a fire on an oil barge off the coast near Port Aransas that left two crew members unaccounted for. A Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat-Me...More..

My husband killed my sister: Sister of Haryanvi Singer Harshita Dahiya
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

My husband killed my sister: Sister of Haryanvi Singer Harshita Dahiya

Dinesh Karala, Dahiya's brother-in-law and a notorious gangster, told the police about the conspiracy to kill the singer after he was brought in for questioning from a jail in Haryana, senior police officer Rah...More..

Focus back on Bofors as CBI seeks govt nod to file plea
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Focus back on Bofors as CBI seeks govt nod to file plea

This will effectively overturn the stand taken by the previous United Progressive Alliance government. In a letter to the Department of Personnel and Training, the CBI has sought reconsideration of its 2005 d...More..

Ahead of Gujarat Assembly polls, OBC leader Alpesh Thakor to join Congress
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Ahead of Gujarat Assembly polls, OBC leader Alpesh Thakor to join Congress

Thakore, who has emerged as a strong OBC leader along with Hardik Patel and Jignesh Mewani during the last two years, announced his move in New Delhi after an evening meeting with Ahmed Patel, political secreta...More..

Clive Lewis apologises over rally comment
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Clive Lewis apologises over rally comment

It sparked widespread condemnation, with a party spokeswoman saying: "The Labour Party condemn the language used by Clive Lewis". Mr Corbyn will still visit Norwich but will hold an event with party members o...More..

Union Minister refuses to participate in Tipu Sultan jayanti
by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Union Minister refuses to participate in Tipu Sultan jayanti

Reacting sharply to Hegde's letter, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that Hegde should not have written this letter as he was part of the government. Chief minister Siddaramaiah lashed out against H...More..