• DMK called Karunanidhi Kalaignar. What it means, and how to pronounce it
DMK called Karunanidhi Kalaignar. What it means, and how to pronounce it

Mr Karunanidhi was admitted to Kauvery Hospital on July 28 after suffering a drop in his blood pressure and a urinary tract infection. After the DMK chief's death was announced and when news spread that the Tamil Nadu government had refused to allot a space on Marina Beach as the leader's final resting place, party workers started shouting slo...

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  • Trump slams sanctions on Iran
Trump slams sanctions on Iran

Trump's top security adviser on Monday urged Iran to take up an offer of talks with the United States or suffer more pain from economic sanctions, but Iran's president said Washington needed first to prove it can be trusted. The Iranian people will be the ones to suffer most from the new sanctions, analysts say. "It is a commercial decision fo...

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  • Manafort's 'right-hand man' to testify in fraud trial
Manafort's 'right-hand man' to testify in fraud trial

Gates pleaded guilty in February and agreed to cooperate with the Mueller investigation on "all matters" they deem relevant. But, she said, "Mr. Manafort was a longtime client of the firm and I didn't want to do that". Manafort was also directly involved in discussions that gave false impressions about his finances, and the lobbyist signed tax re...

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  • Republicans Seem Very Worried About Tuesday’s Ohio Special Election
Republicans Seem Very Worried About Tuesday’s Ohio Special Election

President Trump also said in his tweet "I like Mike!" in an apparent reference to the debate over whether LeBron James is better than National Basketball Association legend Michael Jordan. "It's likely in the end that Balderson should be able to win narrowly", he said. Trump critic Susan Lindquist says she's trying to change one person's mind a...

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  • Multiple arrested in alleged Maduro assassination plot
Multiple arrested in alleged Maduro assassination plot

But the image of martial lockstep was quickly shattered when a second drone hit a building nearby, as scores of soldiers scurried away before the live transmission ended and switched to reruns about the South American country's auto census.

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  • Saudi Arabia expels Canadian envoy for urging activist's release
Saudi Arabia expels Canadian envoy for urging activist's release

Riyadh also suspended new trade and investment with Canada. Saudi Arabia recalled its ambassador to Ottawa and ordered the Canadian envoy to Riyadh to leave within 24 hours, according to a Foreign Ministry statement. "Our government will never hesitate to promote these values and believes that this dialogue is critical to worldwide diplomacy". ...

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  • Sen. Orrin Hatch throws colorful terms at Democrats oppose Supreme Court nominee
Sen. Orrin Hatch throws colorful terms at Democrats oppose Supreme Court nominee

Any delay could mean that Kavanaugh , if ultimately approved by the Republican-led Senate, could still miss the October 1 start of the Supreme Court's term and that the final confirmation vote could take place close to the November 6 USA congressional elections.

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  • Mother of missing Iowa woman believes she may be held captive
Mother of missing Iowa woman believes she may be held captive

Investigators say that an Iowa student who has been missing for two weeks may have been spotted at a truck stop near Kansas City, Missouri, and is thought to be with a truck driver. "We believe Mollie is still alive and if someone abducted her, we are pleading with you to please release her", she told the press. Sometimes I just feel her sitting on...

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  • Who is Emin Agalarov? Russian popstar who Mueller wants to question revealed
Who is Emin Agalarov? Russian popstar who Mueller wants to question revealed

A central focus of Mueller's probe is whether Trump has obstructed justice in the Russian Federation investigation, and Wednesday's tweet could be scrutinized by the special counsel's team. He's a Russian pop star who was involved in setting up that infamous 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between some of Donald's associates and some Russian operat...

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  • Iowa teen seriously hurt in
Iowa teen seriously hurt in "Kiki" challenge gone wrong

Canadian rapper Drake's latest song " In My Feelings " ( Scorpion album) has become the latest trend that has gone viral on social media with several thousand of people doing it and posting the videos on their social media accounts. With Indians also taking part in the challenge, the police in India have also taken to social media to warn the ...

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  • Looming Presidential Results Draw International Spotlight to Zimbabwe
Looming Presidential Results Draw International Spotlight to Zimbabwe

Gunfire crackled on Wednesday as troops, backed by armoured vehicles and a military helicopter, cleared the streets of demonstrators who accused the ruling party of trying to rig Monday's presidential election . In a six threaded Twitter message, Mnangagwa called for an independent investigation into the disturbances that rocked Harare yesterday r...

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  • MDC 'have won' Zimbabwe election: senior party official
MDC 'have won' Zimbabwe election: senior party official

Asked on the credibility of the elections, Justice Chigumba said she is "absolutely confident that the elections were not rigged and we want to show the world that we won't steal or subvert the will of the people". The ZEC boss once again applauded the high vote turnout in the country's first post-Robert Mugabe elections. Vote counting at a polli...

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  • Articles of impeachment filed against Rod Rosenstein
Articles of impeachment filed against Rod Rosenstein

A Key concern in that regard is the possibility that President Trump would appoint a replacement Deputy AG favorable to him, or that Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who recused himself from the Russian Federation probe a year ago, will re-assume oversight of the investigation.

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  • Carr Fire destroys at least 125 homes
Carr Fire destroys at least 125 homes

After leaping over California's Sacramento River, the swiftly-moving Carr Fire entered the City of Redding, home to more than 90,000 people, on Thursday night. To the north, at least one home burned in another fast-moving blaze in the San Francisco Bay Area. "I don't think we can predict which way this fire's going to go, and that's why I didn'...

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  • USA threatens sanctions unless Turkey releases American pastor
USA threatens sanctions unless Turkey releases American pastor

If convicted, Brunson faces up to 15 years in prison for 'committing crimes on behalf of terror groups without being a member'. Lawmakers have also called on Turkey to release Brunson, and the final version of Congress's fiscal 2019 defense bill included a provision demanding Turkey "to release wrongfully detained US citizens including Andrew ...

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  • Amazon UK chief foresees 'civil unrest' for no-deal Brexit
Amazon UK chief foresees 'civil unrest' for no-deal Brexit

Raab said his officials had answered European Union counterparts' concerns on the customs plan, part of a White Paper which May pushed through her cabinet at the expense of the resignation of Raab's predecessor and fellow Brexit campaigner David Davis.

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  • Hottest day of the year 2018
Hottest day of the year 2018

The amber warning is issued when threshold temperatures for one or more regions have been reached for one day and then the following night, with the forecast for the next day indicates a 90 percent chance of the threshold being met. "Large hail and strong, gusty winds will be additional hazards". Earlier this week the Met Office issued an alert...

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  • The FBI reportedly seized more than 100 Cohen recordings pertaining to Trump
The FBI reportedly seized more than 100 Cohen recordings pertaining to Trump

During the campaign, the Trump team denied any knowledge of the deal between McDougal and American Media, the magazine's parent company. (AMI), which owns the National Enquirer . Avenatti, himself, has become a media sensation himself, as he has stood up against President Trump from just about all angles possible, and has even considered running ...

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  • United States ready to make 'real deal' on Iran nukes
United States ready to make 'real deal' on Iran nukes

US President Donald Trump is unlikely to get the boot from Twitter even after threatening Iran with dire consequences as the microblogging site sees the world leaders with a different lens. Rouhani's apparent warning on July 3 that Iran may disrupt oil shipments from neighbouring countries came in reaction to looming United States sanc...

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  • [Leonid Bershidsky] Iran faces consequences of snubbing Trump
[Leonid Bershidsky] Iran faces consequences of snubbing Trump

On Monday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif issued the first regime response to Mr. Trump's Twitter warning, saying in his own tweet: "COLOR US UNIMPRESSED: The world heard even harsher bluster a few months ago". Before the nuclear deal, the United States was punishing Iran with the help of allies and even some adversaries. And Saudi A...

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  • Representatives Meadows, Pelosi Respond to Release of Carter Page FISA Documents
Representatives Meadows, Pelosi Respond to Release of Carter Page FISA Documents

President Trump has jumped aboard another conspiracy theory about the Russian Federation investigation, and the central figure is Carter Page . Trump's laser focus on Steele ignores other facts as well, including that Page had previously lived in Russia and was on the FBI's radar as early as 2013, when it suspected Russian intelligence agents...

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  • Gowdy: Trump Advisers Should Weigh Quitting If He Doesn't Heed Russia Intel
Gowdy: Trump Advisers Should Weigh Quitting If He Doesn't Heed Russia Intel

Trump faced a bipartisan tidal wave of criticism after a news conference with Putin in Helsinki where he gave credence to Putin's denials of Russian interference while seeming to question the conclusions of USA intelligence agencies. The expression of concern about Russian meddling is a change in tone for the president, who has repeatedly expre...

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  • Russian Foreign Minister Visiting Israel Monday for Syria Talks
Russian Foreign Minister Visiting Israel Monday for Syria Talks

Meanwhile, Israel said on Monday its air defences fired at rockets that approached its territory from neighbouring Syria, as Russian Federation sent envoys for what it called "urgent" talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . Israel has repeatedly warned Iran not to beef up its military presence in Syria and has staged several deadly ...

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  • Community wants justice for man killed in 'Stand Your Ground' shooting
Community wants justice for man killed in 'Stand Your Ground' shooting

CCTV footage of the incident shows Drejka confronting the victim's girlfriend about their auto being parked in a handicapped parking spot without a permit. The sheriff's office referred the case to the state attorney's office to determine whether Drejka should be charged. Those who saw video of the shooting have also disagreed that it was a case ...

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  • Iran opens missile production line, rejects Trump's threat
Iran opens missile production line, rejects Trump's threat

President Trump warned Iran Sunday night that it better not continue threatening the United States or the country "will suffer consequences". "We are no longer a country that will stand for your demented words of violence & death". Despite some mixed messages from senior State Department officials in recent weeks, Pompeo made clear that pressure...

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