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  • Heavy rains batter Mumbai, disrupt life, main runway shut

    Heavy rains batter Mumbai, disrupt life, main runway shut

    Flights are hit, trains are running late or are cancelled and schools and colleges across Mumbai are shut following heavy rains and severe flooding. Many flights from Delhi-Mumbai cancelled/delayed due to bad weather and SpiceJet flight incident at Mumbai airport. In Mumbai 56 flights were diverted due to yesterday night's thunder and lightning storms.

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  • Kenyatta's supporters protest negation of elections

    Kenyatta's supporters protest negation of elections

    The electoral commission has set October 17 as the date for a fresh election. "We clearly have a problem", Mr Kenyatta said of the judiciary. The discipline of an unappointed arm of the government should be self-regulatory. Kenya's electoral body must be transformed before the election rerun as its credibility to hold a free and fair vote "is seriously questionable" .

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  • Trump 'takes swing' at Clinton

    Trump 'takes swing' at Clinton

    Mr Trump has stepped up his criticism of Mrs Clinton since the Democratic presidential nominee re-emerged in the spotlight to promote her new book about the 2016 campaign. Another presidential Twitter share last month - later deleted - showed a train hitting a person, again with a CNN logo imposed on the figure's head. Though Trump had been uncharacteristically silent on Twitter as of late, a spate of freaky tweets Sunday morning suggested a return to form for the president's controversial ...

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  • Woman arrested after viral video shows her thrashing Armyman

    Woman arrested after viral video shows her thrashing Armyman

    Delhi Police registered a case after a video went viral on social media where accused is slapping the army staff. "I respect army people, it was a misunderstanding due to which this incident took place", she added. Kalra got off from her vehicle and continued to hurl abuses. In the video, the woman can be seen slapping the jawan. She apparently blamed the constable for being an Army personnel after which he came back to the truck and sat at the driver's seat.

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  • American Fighting for ISIS Reportedly in Custody

    American Fighting for ISIS Reportedly in Custody

    US Marine Corps Major Adrian Rankine-Galloway told the news station the citizen was 'legally detained by Department of Defense personnel as a known enemy combatant, ' while it's unclear how long the individual was involved in the ploy. The SDF, half of whose forces are members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), are backed by the US-led Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS.

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  • GOP Senators Introduce New ACA Repeal-and-Replace Bill

    GOP Senators Introduce New ACA Repeal-and-Replace Bill

    The Senate's recently failed repeal and replace bill , the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), was nearly universally loathed, with only 17 percent approval from Americans. Graham-Cassidy defunds Planned Parenthood and redirects the money to community health centers. Many states would get more money under the bill than they do now.

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  • Buildings evacuated in Moscow after bomb threats

    Buildings evacuated in Moscow after bomb threats

    Neither the emergency services in Moscow nor the police could immediately confirm the incidents to AFP. Three of Moscow's main train stations were being checked on Wednesday, along with the city's famous GUM department store near Red Square, and more than 20 other buildings, the news agency said .

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  • Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic

    Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic

    Monday advisory, Jose is now located about 305 miles north-northeast of Grand Turk Island. (A Category 1 hurricane has maximum sustained winds between 74 and 95 miles per hour). Hurricane Jose had threatened some of the areas in the Caribbean, like St Martin and the Virgin Islands, that were battered by Irma only days ago. The strength and location of this ridge will determine how far Jose moves westward before eventually turning north and then east again.

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  • Gunman in Custody After Shooting at NH Hospital

    Gunman in Custody After Shooting at NH Hospital

    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon is now locked down following reports of an active shooter in the hospital. The city of Lebanon wrote on its website that someone was taken into police custody before 3 p.m. New Hampshire reporter Roger Carroll tweeted that "sources say father who shot and killed son and DH Newport location now locked down". Although law enforcement officials have not confirmed whether the auto was connected to the incident, Rhode Island State Police confirmed ...

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  • Mexico quake death toll 61 as rescue efforts begin

    Mexico quake death toll 61 as rescue efforts begin

    The powerful quake set off a tsunami warning for at least eight countries - and at least six people have been confirmed dead in the most powerful quake to strike the country for 100 years. The worst-hit city is Juchitan, in the southern state of Oaxaca, where at least 36 bodies were pulled from ruins, and a large number of buildings collapsed, including the city's town hall.

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  • SC Gov. says he needs more information to make decision on evacuation

    SC Gov. says he needs more information to make decision on evacuation

    But it remains a unsafe storm, officials say, with hurricane-force winds 70 miles from the storm's center and tropical-storm-force winds extending 185 miles, according to the Hurricane Center. Lane reversals on I-26 will only happen, he said, if evacuations are ordered. Strong wind gusts are possible in portions of the state, which could damage trees and powerlines.

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  • Pakistan must change approach towards terror groups

    Pakistan must change approach towards terror groups

    He also underlined Pakistan's support for Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace process for bringing lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan. Both sides agreed to remain engaged for building closer cooperation between the two countries. Leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa condemned "terrorism in all its forms and manifestations" at the 9th BRICS Summit in China on Monday.

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  • Journalist Gauri Lankesh's Killing Very Alarming: Mamata Banerjee

    Journalist Gauri Lankesh's Killing Very Alarming: Mamata Banerjee

    Gauri, a writer, publisher and editor, had returned home in her auto and was opening the gate when motorcycle-borne assailants sprayed bullets, with two hitting her on the chest and one on her forehead. Echoing her views, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi asserted that anybody who speaks against the ideology of BJP and RSS, is "pressured, beaten, attacked and even killed".

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