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WB police carried out op without permission: Sikkim police

WB police carried out op without permission: Sikkim police Adding to the unrest in the Darjeeling hills, which has been in shutdown for 81 days now, the Sikkim police on Friday prevented the West Bengal police from taking arrested leaders of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and filed a murder charge against the Kalimpong police chief, reported the Telegraph . [Full Article...]

Congress attacks Narendra Modi government over Cabinet Reshuffle

Congress attacks Narendra Modi government over Cabinet Reshuffle But the far bigger question that is being discussed privately and intensely among senior leaders in BJP including the ministers and those concerned in the hierarchical order of organisational structure is - whether these developments have been hastened at the behest of the top BJP leadership to affect the expansion-cum-reshuffle of Union council of ministers. [Full Article...]

Price of gas rising as damage from Hurricane Harvey assessed

Price of gas rising as damage from Hurricane Harvey assessed Around one quarter of the USA refining capacity, or 4.4 million barrels per day, has been shuttered over the past week as Harvey pummelled Texas , sending gasoline prices to a two-year high of above $2 a gallon. Harvey, now moving inland as a tropical depression, has shuttered about 23 percent of US refining capacity since its first landfall as a Category 4 hurricane on Friday. [Full Article...]

Trump proclaims 'National Day of Prayer' for Harvey victims

Trump proclaims 'National Day of Prayer' for Harvey victims Mr. Trump was criticized for failing to address victims of the storm early on, and has been criticized in the past for giving less of his income to charity than some other prominent wealthy people. Unlike his first trip on Tuesday, the president is expected to meet with storm survivors. Trump closed by discussing the effort to rebuild. Harvey is the first natural disaster Trump has had to res... [Full Article...]

Republic of Ireland held to draw by Georgia, Serbia see off Moldova

Republic of Ireland held to draw by Georgia, Serbia see off Moldova Valerian Gvilia's low pass found Jano Ananidze , who side-stepped the challenge of Christie before playing in Qazaishvili to finish with a low shot through Darren Randolph's legs. Duffy very almost finished the half as he had started it when he met Brady's inswinging corner with a firm header at the far post, but this time Makaridze was in the right place to parry. [Full Article...]

Gasoline Prices Head Higher While Motorists Panic

Gasoline Prices Head Higher While Motorists Panic The port's shipping channel has reopened and refineries in the area are expected to resume production within a few days. AAA said the highest prices in Florida are in West Palm Beach, with an average of $2.60 per gallon. The analysts said interruptions in supply were isolated and lines were largely the result of people rushing out to top off their tanks. It hopes to return more sections of the p... [Full Article...]

Deputies: Girl, 10, abused for months in Oswego County

Deputies: Girl, 10, abused for months in Oswego County She was allegedly repeatedly kicked and beaten for months with both open hands and closed fists. The girl's mum is the only one facing child abuse charges, while the others were charged with assault in the second degree. "When she would drop, they would continue to drive and she'd end up getting dragged". "This whole thing is just very bad", Sullivan told CNYCentral . [Full Article...]

North Korea nuclear testing triggers tremor

North Korea nuclear testing triggers tremor He said it was important to consider the context, for North Korea wasn't just firing missiles but also showcasing its evolving nuclear technologies and even chemical weapons factories, which Kim Jong Un visited last month . The United States Geological Survey said a tremor that's 5.6 in magnitude struck North Korea on Sunday. North Korea further raised regional tensions on Tuesday by launchin... [Full Article...]

U.S. reveals details of recent 'sonic attack' on Cuba diplomats

U.S. reveals details of recent 'sonic attack' on Cuba diplomats The disclosures came the same day the union representing American diplomats said mild traumatic brain injury was among the diagnoses given to those victimized by such attacks. In a statement, the AFSA said: "AFSA strongly encourages the Department of State and the US Government to do everything possible to provide appropriate care for those affected, and to work to ensure that these incidents ceas... [Full Article...]

Ben Sasse Calls Out Trump's Trade Policies - They're From The '18th Century'

Ben Sasse Calls Out Trump's Trade Policies - They're From The '18th Century' President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would discuss next week with his advisers whether to withdraw from a trade deal with South Korea. "It's very much on my mind", the president said during a visit to Houston on Saturday to view the damage from Hurricane Harvey. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma soldiers head to Texas for Harvey relief efforts

Oklahoma soldiers head to Texas for Harvey relief efforts The soldiers will conduct aviation operations in Texas on two St. Cloud-based CH-47 Chinook helicopters. "We have proven countless times through our combined efforts with our Czech partners that the Nebraska and Texas National Guard are great teammates and we are proving it again, this time in the skies, streets and waterways of Texas". [Full Article...]

Trump agrees to strengthen South Korea's military arsenal

Trump agrees to strengthen South Korea's military arsenal Pyongyang fired an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 over Japan on Tuesday. Harris encouraged greater trilateral cooperation among the United States, Japan and South Korea, which he called a partnership with a objective to meet the North Korean threat, the captain added. [Full Article...]

Police search two homes in case of missing Temple University student

Police search two homes in case of missing Temple University student A detective with Philadelphia police told NBC10 early Saturday morning that a search at an off-campus apartment house in the 1700 block of North 16th Street is believed to be related to Burleigh's disappearance. "There's nothing we have so far that indicates there's a previous relationship between the two", he said. YC discovered that her body was found in Wayne County. [Full Article...]

North Korea Is Closing In On A Sixth Nuclear Test

North Korea Is Closing In On A Sixth Nuclear Test The South Korean Navy's special warfare troops carried out training to infiltrate into enemy territory and locate and destroy the North's TELs in the east coast region on August 24, as part of the annual Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercises held jointly with the U.S. [Full Article...]

This Is President Trump's Official Pick For NASA Administrator

This Is President Trump's Official Pick For NASA Administrator The nomination must go through a Senate confirmation process first, as will the deputy administrator nomination when that person is named by the president. Bridenstine has sponsored a number of bills related to space. NASA now pays for private companies to fly agency cargo to the International Space Station; US astronauts will fly aboard commercial rockets no earlier than next year. [Full Article...]

With prayers and feasting, Eid celebrations get underway!

With prayers and feasting, Eid celebrations get underway! AAMIR Abato, 30, wore his best clothes when he attended the morning salat, or prayer, at the Al-Khairiah Mosque in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City yesterday. Like Eid al-Fitr-which marks the end of Ramaḍān-Eid al-Adha is celebrated in the 12 Islamic month coinciding with the pilgrimage to Makkah, known as Hajj . [Full Article...]

No evidence Obama wire trapped Trump Tower

No evidence Obama wire trapped Trump Tower Reports later indicated that former National Security Adviser Susan Rice ordered some of those staffers identified , or "unmasked". Trump called Obama a "Bad (or sick) guy" for allegedly ordering his home to be surveilled. Trump's then-press secretary Sean Spicer later walked back the claims , arguing that Trump had "used the word wiretaps in quotes to mean, broadly, surveillance and other ac... [Full Article...]

Teacher Called Her Out For Menstrual Blood. She Killed Herself

Teacher Called Her Out For Menstrual Blood. She Killed Herself The mother has spoken out about previous incidents the young girl experienced at the hands of her teacher, including the teacher humiliating her daughter in front of her peers by sending her out of class because of her blood stain. "I do not know why my teacher is making complaints against me". I don't have any option. However, neither of them mentioned it. In her suicide note, she accused the t... [Full Article...]

NK claims development of hydrogen bomb for ICBM

NK claims development of hydrogen bomb for ICBM The thermonuclear weapon has "super explosive power", the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) claimed, citing leader Kim Jong-Un as saying "all components of the H-bomb were 100 percent domestically made". Kim visited the country's Nuclear Weapons Institute and "watched an H-bomb to be loaded into new ICBM", KCNA said. There is evidence, though, that the North can mount a nuclear warhead on... [Full Article...]

Iran is adhering to nuclear deal limits, inspectors say

Iran is adhering to nuclear deal limits, inspectors say US President Donald Trump has been a vocal opponent of the landmark agreement, calling it the "worst deal ever". Last week, the US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, met with with IAEA officials and pressed them to be more aggressive in their inspections, according to reports . [Full Article...]


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