• Terrorists open fire in Srinagar hospital, 2 cops injured
Terrorists open fire in Srinagar hospital, 2 cops injured

Out of them, one snatched weapons from the police and fired at the protection party. A senior police officer identified the "high critical cop" as Mushtaq Ahmad, a head constable (259), a resident of Karnah. Jhutt, a school dropout from Borevella district of Multan in the Pakistan Punjab, is believed to be involved in multiple attacks. He was arr...

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  • Pakistani premier pledges help for battle in Kashmir
Pakistani premier pledges help for battle in Kashmir

They are always trying to divide India or trying to create havoc in our country. Highlighting Pakistan's steadfast support to the freedom struggle of the Kashmiri people, the Speaker reinforced Pakistan's unwavering historic stance on Kashmir and added that the people and Government of Pakistan will continue to provide all kinds of moral, dip...

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  • Deputy Micah Flick Killed In Colorado Springs Police Shooting, Three Officers Injured
Deputy Micah Flick Killed In Colorado Springs Police Shooting, Three Officers Injured

He is survived by a wife and 7-year-old twins. The sheriff's office says it's only responding to emergent and in-progress calls for service. The suspect involved was killed, Carey said. She says it's hard to believe this news is even real as she was just with Deputy Flick for the Super Bowl the night before. The governor has ordered flags t...

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  • Shooting by 12-year-old girl at school 'not intentional — LAPD
Shooting by 12-year-old girl at school 'not intentional — LAPD

However, the police spokesman, Josh Rubenstein said that the authorities are believing that the girl didn't intend to open fire but the gun accidentally went off. Three other people suffered minor injuries. The alleged gunman used a semi-automatic weapon, he added. " Los Angeles has a law about the safe storage of weapons", L.A.

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  • Wentzville Police suggest game plan for Super Bowl partygoers
Wentzville Police suggest game plan for Super Bowl partygoers

Grant funding allows law enforcement agencies to put extra deputies and officers on local roadways without taking away from normal calls for service. Many Super Bowl parties will involve alcohol, so play it smart by having a winning game plan in place to not drink and drive.

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  • Paul Ryan slammed over tweet praising tax cut for $1.50 pay rise
Paul Ryan slammed over tweet praising tax cut for $1.50 pay rise

Pelosi responded in a tweet , " Paul Ryan deleted his embarrassing tweet of a blatant admission because he and Republicans don't want you to know the truth: the #GOPTaxScam is a gift to corporate America and the top 1% at your expense".

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  • Israel to legalize slain rabbi's West Bank outpost
Israel to legalize slain rabbi's West Bank outpost

In response to the cabinet's decision, Peace Now, an anti-occupation group, said: "Legalizing Havat Gilad is a new height of groveling before settlers". About ten days after the Rabbi's murder, Israeli forces had raided a refugee camp in Jenin saying they had killed Ahmed Nasser Jarrer, whom they suspected in the Rabbi's murder and whose father was...

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  • China opposes new United States nuclear strategy
China opposes new United States nuclear strategy

In his own statement, Trump said the updated strategy develops capabilities so that use of a nuclear weapon is less likely. According to Politico, the strategy is to counter aggressive moves by Russian Federation and China in upgrading their nuclear arsenal.

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  • Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons again under global scrutiny
Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons again under global scrutiny

The US officials claimed that Syrian armed forces have "evolved" their chemical weapons and occasionally used them in smaller amounts since 2017. Damascus denied the allegations. The French government announced Tuesday that it is freezing the assets of companies that help furnish material to the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center, a Syri...

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  • Trump Asked Rosenstein Whether He Was On His 'Team'
Trump Asked Rosenstein Whether He Was On His 'Team'

Schiff called the memo "misleading" and said it "cherry picked" information to "help support the president" and "discredit the Mueller investigation" into Russian election interference, appearing on CNN . Earlier on Friday, President Donald Trump refused to give a clear-cut answer on whether he was considering firing Rosenstein after Trump...

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  • South Asian groups welcome Maldives SC order to release political prisoners
South Asian groups welcome Maldives SC order to release political prisoners

The Maldives' Supreme Court ordered the release of imprisoned politicians, including exiled ex-President Mohamed Nasheed , saying their guilty verdicts had been politically influenced. "In the spirit of democracy and rule of law, it is imperative for all organs of the Government of Maldives to respect and abide by the order of the apex court",...

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  • African Migrants Injured in Italian Shooting
African Migrants Injured in Italian Shooting

The suspect, Luca Traini, had an Italian flag wrapped around his neck when he was apprehended. A gun was found in his vehicle. A gunman drove through Macerata, Italy this morning (Feb. BBC says the shots were fired from a black Alfa Romeo auto, although it was unclear whether the attacker was on his own. With police closing in, he tried to e...

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  • Russian fighter jet shot down in Syria
Russian fighter jet shot down in Syria

Syrians in rebel-held areas say they can distinguish between Russian warplanes and those of the Syrian air force, because the Russian planes fly at higher altitude. Meanwhile, fighting raged on Saturday between Turkish troops and allied Syrian opposition fighters, and a Syrian Kurdish militia in the northern Syrian enclave of Afrin.

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  • 29 women held in Iran for protesting against hijab
29 women held in Iran for protesting against hijab

While hijab protests are not new, Dagres said that recent rallies were inspired by a lone female demonstrator, who stood on a busy pavement in central Tehran waving her white headscarf on a wooden stick. Activist Masoum Komi launched a social media campaign against the law and the women who have been arrested responded by removing their scarves. ...

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  • Iran on US Nuclear Posture Review: Doctrine Menaces Destruction of Human Race
Iran on US Nuclear Posture Review: Doctrine Menaces Destruction of Human Race

As Secretary of Defense James Mattis has observed, "a safe, secure, and effective nuclear deterrent is there to ensure a war that can never be won, is never fought". And the White House said Russian Federation would face "unacceptably dire costs" if it threatened even a limited nuclear attack in Europe. But just last month, the board's proposal...

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  • Six Nations: France v Ireland
Six Nations: France v Ireland

Many hoped that this would be the Grand Slam decider between the two best teams on paper. "It's certainly nothing serious, we just need to let it settle down and he'll springboard back into things". The controlling influence of half backs Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton will be invaluable against the - yes, say it again - unpredictable French.

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  • Father who lunged at Nassar released
Father who lunged at Nassar released

The courtroom disturbance came after Margraves, standing alongside his daughters and wife, gestured toward Nassar and asked Judge Janice Cunnigham to grant him "five minutes in a locked room with this demon". I'm not here to upstage my daughters. "No one is making any excuses for what the defendant did in this case". Margraves ran at Nassar...

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  • More than 2300 people competing in Special Olympics Texas 2018 Winter Games
More than 2300 people competing in Special Olympics Texas 2018 Winter Games

After a review, the Bonn-based IPC said on Monday that "it is maintaining the suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC)". The rise of dating apps like Tinder could be to thank for an anticipated increase of sexual activity in the athletes village .

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  • Turkey detains 13 over Syria operation criticism
Turkey detains 13 over Syria operation criticism

Turkey considers the YPG, the armed wing of the PYD, to be an extension of the Kurdistan Workers Party which has waged a decades-long insurgency in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast. "However, it is not always possible to launch operations in line with your strategic goals on the ground", Hasan Basri Yalçın, an academic from Istanbul Commerce Unive...

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  • Israel voices dismay over Polish Holocaust bill
Israel voices dismay over Polish Holocaust bill

Mateusz Szpytma, deputy director of the museum, said it is estimated that between 700 and 1,100 Poles were killed by the Germans for helping Jews during the war. Those found guilty under the legislation could receive a fine or a three-year prison sentence for using the term "Polish death camp" to refer to concentration camps built on Polish soi...

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  • MORE WINTER: Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow on Groundhog Day
MORE WINTER: Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow on Groundhog Day

On the other paw, these critters somehow didn't see their shadow, which means we're in for an early spring: Charles G. Hogg, aka Staten Island Chuck (New York). The tunnels are.unconfirmed. But however Phil travels to Gobbler's Knob, after he arrives, he awaits his big moment inside a hollowed-out tree stump with a nameplate that says "PHIL".

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  • Pentagon finally confirms failure of missile defense test off Kauai
Pentagon finally confirms failure of missile defense test off Kauai

US Department of Defense officials are trying to determine what went wrong, but so far all the Pentagon will officially say is that a test took place. Of course, with rumors of a North Korean military parade meant to highlight their growing suite of Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missiles expected to occur before the start of the Olympi...

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  • United States ready to hit Syrian chemical weapons
United States ready to hit Syrian chemical weapons

Two senior administration officials warned that the U.S. could take military action against Syria following a new rash of reports of chemical weapons used against civilians supposedly carried out by the country's government, The Cipher Brief reported .

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  • Experts question Trump decision to hold off on Russian sanctions
Experts question Trump decision to hold off on Russian sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin, holds a jersey while posing for a photo the Russian athletes who will take part in the upcoming 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Jan.

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  • Meghalaya Polls: Rahul Gandhi motivates party workers at Jowai
Meghalaya Polls: Rahul Gandhi motivates party workers at Jowai

Congress party president Rahul Gandhi , now on a two-day trip to poll-bound state Meghalaya attended a "Festival of Peace" music concert with a crowd of more than 4,000 people on Tuesday, wearing a jacket that he was later mocked for. Congress president Rahul Gandhi surprised his co-passengers by helping them arrange the luggage in the overhead ca...

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  • Putin and Erdogan hail results of Syrian National Dialogue Congress
Putin and Erdogan hail results of Syrian National Dialogue Congress

The lawmakers informed by the social media that the Congress was held under the slogan "Peace to the People of Syria". When Mr. Jaberi Ansari was asked about the role of Turkey in the recent meeting in Sochi , he said "This influence is important and we have asked Turkey to invite all opposition groups to attend the political settlement bu...

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  • Second person of interest was named in days after Las Vegas massacre
Second person of interest was named in days after Las Vegas massacre

However, the documents did not disclose many details about Haig or his involvement in one of the deadliest mass shootings in the history of the United States . It is unclear whether Mr. Haig, who was identified in the documents as a person of interest, remains under investigation. The AP attorney returned the documents, but the other lawyer had ...

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  • Trump signs executive order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open
Trump signs executive order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

The order, which Mr Trump signed just before delivering his first State of the Union address, says the USA maintains the option to detain additional enemy combatants at the detention centre in Cuba when lawful and necessary to protect U.S. "And in many cases, for them, it will now be Guantanamo Bay", the president added to applause. "I don't th...

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  • EPA chief doesn't recall 2016 statements slamming Trump
EPA chief doesn't recall 2016 statements slamming Trump

It was Pruitt's first appearance before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works since his confirmation hearing almost a year ago. "There is no decision or determination on that", Pruitt said. John Barrasso (R-WY) praised Pruitt for his work to end the "regulatory rampage" at the EPA under the Obama administration while Democrats ques...

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  • 1-strong quake jolts Afghanistan; tremors felt from Srinagar to Delhi
1-strong quake jolts Afghanistan; tremors felt from Srinagar to Delhi

The epicentre of the quake was 35km south of Jarm, Afghanistan, according to the US Geological Survey. Reports from Srinagar said the tremors were intensive and people were seen coming out of their offices and homes soon after. "Apart from the Indian capital, the northern states of Kashmir, Punjab and Rajasthan felt the tremors". Strong tremors h...

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  • At least 3 killed as helicopter crashes into house in Newport Beach
At least 3 killed as helicopter crashes into house in Newport Beach

The woman said the residents of the home that was struck were at home, but were luckily in another part of the residence and were unharmed. Ian Gregor of the Federal Aviation Administration confirmed that the helicopter had taken off from John Wayne Airport, about a mile from the crash site.

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  • North feels the pain of sanctions, says report
North feels the pain of sanctions, says report

North Korea tested intercontinental ballistic missiles with the theoretical ability to range the continental USA last year, as well as a hydrogen bomb, but more testing is required for North Korea to field a reliable nuclear arsenal. While many other South Koreans have welcomed the North's presence at the Olympics, others express unease and vie...

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  • Hawaii Emergency Management Chief Resigns Over False Missile Alert
Hawaii Emergency Management Chief Resigns Over False Missile Alert

The internal investigation focused on the events of January 13th and not on any other factors leading up to the highly unlikely event of an intercontinental ballistic missile attack from North Korea. Three on-duty warning officers in the agency's watch center received this message, simulating a call from U.S. Pacific Command on speakerphone. Th...

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  • Congress Must Clarify `Cost' If Trump Fires Mueller, Gates Says
Congress Must Clarify `Cost' If Trump Fires Mueller, Gates Says

Sen. Susan Collins of ME said she saw a need for legislation to protect the independence of Special Counsel Robert Mueller during a Sunday appearance on CNN's "State of the Union" program, a day before events related to the investigation significantly ramped up with accusations of misconduct and both real and rumored staff shake-ups within the ...

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  • Indian equities open higher, trade at fresh highest
Indian equities open higher, trade at fresh highest

Arvind Subramanian is the chief economic adviser now. He contested the 7.5 percent growth rate claims made in the Survey saying it offers little evidence in support of this claim. "GDP growth might be at the lower end of the range, but broadly the estimates are in line with our expectations", said Suvodeep Rakshit, senior economist at Kotak Insti...

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  • United States farmers have much to lose if NAFTA deal collapses
United States farmers have much to lose if NAFTA deal collapses

Still, Robert Lighthizer, the United States trade representative, appeared to throw some cold water on the progress, calling proposals offered by Mexico and Canada inadequate and, in some cases, contrary to American demands. Lighthizer said the proposal would lead to less North American content, the "opposite" of what the trade agreement is suppose...

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  • Paris, French towns swimming in flood waters
Paris, French towns swimming in flood waters

Floodwaters reached a peak in Paris on Monday and were threatening towns downstream along the rain-engorged Seine River as it winds through Normandy toward the English Channel. A health centre in Paris's northwestern suburbs, where 86 patients were receiving care, was also evacuated yesterday. The capital's bateaux mouches rivercraft was out ...

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  • Ireland to hold abortion vote in May
Ireland to hold abortion vote in May

The referendum announcement came after a special meeting of the Irish cabinet on Monday evening. "My own views have evolved over time - life experience does that". While there is no exact date as of yet - a bill must pass through the Oireachtas first - the cabinet advocated for a referendum towards the end of May or early June.

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  • Apple's iPhone SE sequel reportedly won't be a big revamp
Apple's iPhone SE sequel reportedly won't be a big revamp

The report added that Apple is expected to maintain a total production target of 30 million units for lower priced models such as the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 7. The stakes were (and continue to be) high for Apple's high-end iPhone X. All of that with a $1000 price tag seems to be proving tough to sell. The iPhone X, which features...

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  • Govt convenes all party meeting ahead of Budget session
Govt convenes all party meeting ahead of Budget session

The Union Budget is to be presented on February 1 in the first leg of Session, which will conclude on February 9. The triple talaq bill and a bill to give the Other Backward Classes Commission constitutional status will be among the government's priorities during the Budget Session of Parliament that begins on Monday, PTI reported.

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