• Gurgaon schools to remain closed on Monday due to air pollution, smog
Gurgaon schools to remain closed on Monday due to air pollution, smog

The apex court will hear a PIL on the matter. Describing the prevailing situation as an emergency, a bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud insisted that there won't be any stay on matters pertaining to pollution which are going on before any other court.

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  • United Kingdom minister offers parliament new vote on any Brexit deal
United Kingdom minister offers parliament new vote on any Brexit deal

Shadow Brexit Secretary Kier Starmer said that "This is a significant climb down from a weak Government on the verge of defeat". MPs will be given a take it or leave it vote on any Brexit deal covering citizens rights, the so-called divorce bill and a transition period, David Davis has announced.

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  • Trump barges into tax debate, seeks deeper cut for wealthy
Trump barges into tax debate, seeks deeper cut for wealthy

Congressional analysts are estimating that the Republican Senate tax bill would increase taxes in 2019 for some 13.8 million USA households earning less than $200,000 a year. That puts him at odds with the House legislation that leaves the top rate at 39.6 percent and the Senate bill as written, with the top rate at 38.5 percent.

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  • Arab League To Meet On Iran at Saudi Request
Arab League To Meet On Iran at Saudi Request

Previously, Paris voiced its commitment to the agreement, favoring new nuclear negotiations after 2025, when some of the provisions expire. "We have told French officials repeatedly that the nuclear deal is not negotiable and other issues will not be allowed to be added to it", Qassemi said, according to a statement on the ministry's website on...

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  • Anita Board dies in hospital after crash at Perth Motorplex
Anita Board dies in hospital after crash at Perth Motorplex

A young girl has died after sustaining life-threatening injuries, after she lost control of her drag-racing vehicle and crashed into a cement barrier during a test run at Perth Motorplex on Saturday. 'Everyone at the Australian National Drag Racing Association extends its honest and deepest condolences to Anita's family, friends and the wider drag ...

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  • Three US supercarriers to conduct joint drills in waters off Korean peninsula
Three US supercarriers to conduct joint drills in waters off Korean peninsula

The country's joint chiefs of staff (JCS) announced Friday that South Korea will send seven of its warships-including two Aegis Combat System-equipped vessels, one destroyer and four frigates-to join three USA aircraft carriers deployed in the Western Pacific that will perform their first joint drill in a decade.

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  • Asia held hostage by Kim Jong Un's 'twisted fantasies'
Asia held hostage by Kim Jong Un's 'twisted fantasies'

U.S. intelligence believes, however, that North Korea's underground nuclear test site at Punggye-ri has been damaged due to underground seismic activity and could be unsuitable for use. Navy's Wayne E. Meyer and USS Michael Murphy, transit the western Pacific Ocean Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Lt Gen Jouas said the U.S. "are vastly outnumbered by No...

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  • Villagers say United States soldier in Niger was bound, apparently executed
Villagers say United States soldier in Niger was bound, apparently executed

The military wouldn't allow his widow, Myeisha Johnson, to see his body, offering the severity of her husband's body's condition as the reason. Two villagers who said they were among the first to find the body of Sgt. The soldier's widow, Myeshia Johnson, was told not to view her husband's body when he was returned to the US, advice usually given...

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  • I MARRIED MY MOM: Misty Spann, 26, pleads guilty to incest
I MARRIED MY MOM: Misty Spann, 26, pleads guilty to incest

Department of Human Services investigators discovered the illegal relationship in August 2016 while investigating the children who were inside the Spanns' home. The marriage was later annulled in 2010 after the son opted out of the relation, terming it "incestuous". Misty Spann and her mother, Patricia Ann Spann.

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  • Republicans must turn their backs on Roy Moore
Republicans must turn their backs on Roy Moore

The information was in a filing to the Federal Election Commission on Friday. "(Senate Majority Leader Mitch) McConnell and (Arizona Sen.) John McCain , what they said about Moore ending his campaign just really gets to me. As of Friday morning, the senators' pictures still appear on the online link to Moore's fundraising appeal. "This is ...

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  • Preliminary agreement reached on TPP: VN trade Minister
Preliminary agreement reached on TPP: VN trade Minister

On the sidelines of the APEC meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam, the eleven countries trying to negotiate the TPP have agreed on the "core elements" of the trade deal, but some contentious areas - including culture and dispute settlement - were set aside for further negotiation.

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  • Putin says Olympic disqualifications are sign of U.S. meddling in Russia's elections
Putin says Olympic disqualifications are sign of U.S. meddling in Russia's elections

Dmitry Ushakov told state news agency Itar-Tass on Thursday. These statements come amid an ongoing Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 United States presidential election, started after Donald Trump's victory, despite the fact that Moscow has repeatedly denied any interference in the election...

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  • Flawed Data from House Leadership Attempts to Hide Tax Hikes Under Proposal
Flawed Data from House Leadership Attempts to Hide Tax Hikes Under Proposal

The bills represent the first major reshaping of the US tax code in three decades, and the effort is the top priority for President Donald Trump and Republicans who've failed to deliver any major legislation this year despite controlling the House, Senate and the White House.

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  • Syria plans to join Paris climate agreement, isolating US
Syria plans to join Paris climate agreement, isolating US

At a United Nations conference on climate change, Syria said Tuesday that it will sign the agreement, according to news reports . Despite signing up to the Paris climate accord Syria has not been invited to a summit on the pact in the French capital in December, the French foreign ministry said today.

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  • Retired Navy veteran arrested after teen's body found behind Charlotte church
Retired Navy veteran arrested after teen's body found behind Charlotte church

Witnesses reported seeing a vehicle like Billie's parked at various locations in Charlotte near where the body was eventually found-more than 300 miles away from where she went missing. Video from a separate gate appeared to show a different person driving the auto off the base. Several agencies were involved with the investigation of this case inc...

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  • Obama gets dismissed from jury duty in Chicago
Obama gets dismissed from jury duty in Chicago

Before leaving, Obama shook hands and signed autographs for potential jurors, according to USA Today . Obama watched the entire 20-minute educational video during his time at the Daley Center, Evans said. Obama now lives in Washington DC, with his family, so it's probably time to change his address. Mr Obama's predecessor in the White House, Geo...

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  • That naked auto crash in Edmonton was actually a kidnapping
That naked auto crash in Edmonton was actually a kidnapping

Police say the three people forced into the vehicle were not injured. While the auto was being driven, the adult man, who was stuffed in the trunk, somehow managed to escape. The five people are believed to have kidnapped a mum, a dad and their newborn baby, for reasons unknown, and then stripped off in -12C weather. The adults face charges of ...

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  • Paradise Papers: Queen's private estate invests in offshore tax havens
Paradise Papers: Queen's private estate invests in offshore tax havens

The Paradise Papers reporting is similar to the Panama Papers, which in 2016 exposed cases involving celebrities and business executives who reportedly moved large chunks of their wealth into offshore tax havens . Queen Elizabeth's estate reportedly invested at least $13.1 million into offshore tax-sheltered funds located in the Cayman Island...

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  • Flight to Bali makes emergency landing after woman's discovery on husband's phone
Flight to Bali makes emergency landing after woman's discovery on husband's phone

The enraged woman, an Iranian forced the airliner to make the emergency landing after she discovered mid-flight that her husband was apparently cheating on her. The family had boarded the flight in Doha. Consequently, the plane was forced to make an impromptu stop in the southern Indian city of Chennai after attempts by flight attendants to r...

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  • British Foreign Secretary Faces Calls to Resign Over Iran Detainee Comments
British Foreign Secretary Faces Calls to Resign Over Iran Detainee Comments

The Iranian judiciary's High Council for Human Rights said Mr Johnson's comments to the Foreign Affairs Committee had "shed new light on the realities about Nazanin", contradicting her defence that she was in the country for a holiday at the time of her 2016 arrest .

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  • Priti Patel discussed giving United Kingdom aid to Israel, Downing Street admits
Priti Patel discussed giving United Kingdom aid to Israel, Downing Street admits

Appearing on the BBC's Daily Politics show, Duncan Smith initially stood firm when asked if Patel had lied when she erroneously claimed that Boris Johnson knew about her secret meetings with Israeli officials. On returning from her trip, Patel commissioned Dfid work on disability and humanitarian and development partnerships between Israel and ...

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  • Delhi government shuts schools as state turns into gas chamber
Delhi government shuts schools as state turns into gas chamber

Speaking to reporters at the state secretariat, Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio, said that if needed the schools will remain closed even on Thursday. Junior classes will remain closed for some more days if the air quality doesn't improve, he added. That's not all. The EPCA has asked the Delhi government to start preparing for meas...

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  • DHS ends protections for thousands of Central Americans
DHS ends protections for thousands of Central Americans

The decision will affect thousands of Nicaraguan living in the USA, who will have to seek "an alternative lawful immigration status" or leave the US. Nicaragua made no such call to the US government, according to the DHS statement. Elaine Duke said the country's TPS designation would therefore have to be terminated. These groups are also in t...

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  • Carter Page Says Russia Trip Was Approved by Trump Campaign Manager Lewandowski
Carter Page Says Russia Trip Was Approved by Trump Campaign Manager Lewandowski

Perhaps most important, Page - after being presented with an email he sent to his campaign supervisors, and which he did not disclose to the Committee prior to the interview and despite a subpoena from the Committee - detailed his meetings with Russian government officials and others, and said that they provided him with insights and outreach tha...

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  • RBA's cash rate fails to budge this November
RBA's cash rate fails to budge this November

The central bank has opted for the safe bet and left interest rates on hold, as it continues to balance its expectations of improving economic growth with weak wages growth and high household debt. "In underlying terms, inflation is likely to remain low for some time, reflecting the slow growth in labour costs and increased competitive pressures, e...

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