Gorakhpur Child Deaths: Uttar Pradesh STF arrests Dr Kafeel Khan

Our correspondent reports that the arrest came a day after a Gorakhpur court issued non-bailable warrants against seven people including Dr Kafeel. Cases under several sections were registered against Dr Rajiv Mishra, Dr Kafeel Khan , Dr Satish, D... More..

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Dorm fire killing 9 Kenyan schoolgirls caused by arson, probe shows
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Dorm fire killing 9 Kenyan schoolgirls caused by arson, probe shows

This is published unedited from the IANS feed . In one case, boys had drained water tanks and cut phone lines before setting fire to their principal's vehicle and pushing it into his home. The police, he said...More..

U.S. threatens North Korea with 'massive military response'
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

U.S. threatens North Korea with 'massive military response'

But the U.S. does have the forces such as the THAAD and Aegis missile defense systems in place to protect South Korea and Japan from a North Korean first strike, Hertling said. And they remain unanimous in thei...More..

Harry Sterling: Saner heads should prevail on North Korea
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Harry Sterling: Saner heads should prevail on North Korea

Bannon, who quickly returned to his role in charge of the right-wing Breitbart News, said there was no realistic way such action could be taken because of the large-scale bloodshed and devastation it would unle...More..

Trump, Moon agree to increase Seoul's missile capabilities over South Korean threats
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Trump, Moon agree to increase Seoul's missile capabilities over South Korean threats

Continuing to push against other nations over trade deals that he feels are unfair to American workers, President Donald Trump confirmed on Saturday that he has been speaking to top aides about ending a trade...More..

Head of five nations condemn Pakistan based extremist groups
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Head of five nations condemn Pakistan based extremist groups

The meeting has been scheduled days after the two countries withdrew their troops after two-and-half-month border standoff at Doklam in the Sikkim sector. The meeting on the sidelines of the Brics Summit began ...More..

Brexit chief calls story about $64B EU payment 'nonsense'
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Brexit chief calls story about $64B EU payment 'nonsense'

In a lengthy research report published this week, economists and strategists at the bank write that the probability of a full u-turn remains small - especially considering "public opinion still in favour of...More..

Thomas fires off a 63, shares lead with Leishman in Boston
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Thomas fires off a 63, shares lead with Leishman in Boston

SHORT SHOTS: Jon Rahm , the 36-hole leader, didn't have a great weekend, but he hangs in there for a tie for fourth at 12 under. Marc Leishman , who started the day in a tie for the lead with Thomas, finis...More..

Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic, could be hurricane by Friday
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic, could be hurricane by Friday

Tropical Storm Jose, the Atlantic 2017 season's 10th named storm, has winds of 40 miles per hour, and was moving west-northwest at 13 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center said . There are no coastal w...More..

Ezekiel Elliott files lawsuit against National Football League to vacate six-game suspension
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Ezekiel Elliott files lawsuit against National Football League to vacate six-game suspension

The filing, according to ESPN , alleges National Football League director of investigations Kia Wright Roberts testified on Tuesday in the appeal hearing that she would not have recommended any suspension fo...More..

German cities evacuate residents before World War II bombs are defused
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

German cities evacuate residents before World War II bombs are defused

About 20,000 people were evacuated from Koblenz before specialists disarmed a one ton U.S. bomb on Saturday. Dozens of ambulances lined up early Sunday to pick up anyone unable to independently leave the ...More..

George Clooney Gets Candid About Fatherhood and His Twins
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

George Clooney Gets Candid About Fatherhood and His Twins

George was promoting his new film, " Suburbicon ", which premiered at the festival. Although George directs Matt in the crime film " Suburbicon ", it is the " Jason Bourne " star who advises George on pa...More..

Cabinet expansion? No one called me, says Uddhav Thackeray
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

Cabinet expansion? No one called me, says Uddhav Thackeray

The JD (U) chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar , who recently ditched the Grand Alliance of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress , to join hands with the BJP, was openly mocked at by RJD le...More..

Heat advisory to end Sunday night in Napa County
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

Heat advisory to end Sunday night in Napa County

The Weather Service has posted an Excessive Heat Watch for Josephine, Jackson, Douglas and eastern Curry counties as well as the Southern Oregon Cascades and Siskiyou mountains. Wildfires across the West have...More..

Former IAS officer Alphons Kannanthanam appointed a MoS in ministry of IT
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

Former IAS officer Alphons Kannanthanam appointed a MoS in ministry of IT

Kannanthanam said that he is surprised to get a new position and was not expecting this. Kannanthanam was known as the "Demolition Man" for having ordered razing of thousands of illegal constructions when he ...More..

Texas authorities have estimated the damage from hurricane
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

Texas authorities have estimated the damage from hurricane "Harvey"

The governor of Texas said Sunday that the "long haul" of recovery from Hurricane Harvey was just beginning, appealing to Congress to provide tens of billions of dollars needed for reconstruction. Homeland Secu...More..

Increased police presence planned for Labor Day weekend
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

Increased police presence planned for Labor Day weekend

The rate of these crashes climbed more than 50 percent over the three-day Labor Day weekend past year. In 17 of those crashes, injuries were reported to police as of Sunday morning. Drivers can expect to see so...More..

Wyoming 'sputtered on offense' against Iowa
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

Wyoming 'sputtered on offense' against Iowa

There weren't a lot of running throws by Allen. There is no Gentry, Jake Maulhardt and Jacob Hollister, nor is there running back Brian Hill. "Iowa, we knew they'd be a good football team and they proved th...More..

Cambodian opposition leader arrested for alleged conspiracy
by | Monday, September 04, 2017

Cambodian opposition leader arrested for alleged conspiracy

Eighteen radio stations were also ordered off the air last month and local radio stations have been stopped from leasing time to the United States-funded Radio Free Asia and Voice of America . The ruling Cam...More..

Pa. Army National Guard sends crew, helicopters to Texas for hurricane aid
by | Sunday, September 03, 2017

Pa. Army National Guard sends crew, helicopters to Texas for hurricane aid

The two Chinook helicopters will leave Friday from St. Cloud and head for Texas. The aircraft and crew members will be utilized to move supplies, equipment and people. Gen. Daryl Bohac, Nebraska adjutant gene...More..

Special Counsel Has Draft of Letter Trump Wrote to Fire Comey
by | Sunday, September 03, 2017

Special Counsel Has Draft of Letter Trump Wrote to Fire Comey

Asked who was behind the decision , Spicer said , "No one from the White House", according to The Washington Post . He said the Justice Department's recommendations to fire Comey didn't matter! The Washing...More..

Thousands of acres burn in Los Angeles-area fire
by | Sunday, September 03, 2017

Thousands of acres burn in Los Angeles-area fire

Some lightning strikes spurred brush fires close to the 5 Freeway in the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday, according to the Los Angeles Times . Smoke is still visible in the Burbank Hills neighborhood and ...More..

Seattle Humane taking in hundreds of pets after Hurricane Harvey
by | Sunday, September 03, 2017

Seattle Humane taking in hundreds of pets after Hurricane Harvey

Emily Klehm of the South Suburban Humane Society said that MS dogs are available for adoption. Twenty-five pets just arrived at the South Suburban Humane Shelter as part of a major movement of shelter animals...More..

Officer Placed On Administrative Leave After Nurse's Arrest Video Surfaces
by | Sunday, September 03, 2017

Officer Placed On Administrative Leave After Nurse's Arrest Video Surfaces

At least two police department employees, including the officer involved, have been placed on administrative leave pending the investigation, the department said. Despite the warning, Payne is heard saying, "We...More..

Texas, 51-41, to open 2017 season
by | Sunday, September 03, 2017

Texas, 51-41, to open 2017 season

Tyrrell Pigrome passed for two touchdowns and ran for another before leaving with an injury on Saturday, and Maryland stunned No. 23 Texas, 51-41. Hill converted a third-and-19 pass before running 3 yards ...More..