• Narendra Modi meets Queen Elizabeth II ahead of Commonwealth meeting
Narendra Modi meets Queen Elizabeth II ahead of Commonwealth meeting

Earlier today, PM Abbasi held meetings with the teams of Peek Vision, a world leader in smartphone technology and training healthcare workforce in developing countries to eliminate preventable blindness and poor vision, and CBM, an NGO working in the field of disability globally for over 100 years with a major focus on eye care.

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  • Magnitude 5.9 earthquakr jolts southern Iran
Magnitude 5.9 earthquakr jolts southern Iran

The 5.9 quake was recorded in southwest Shiraz, Iran - 550km from Abu Dhabi at 10.34am (UAE time), state news agency WAM reported. State television reported the natural disaster around 10am local time saying the epicentre was close to the town of Kaki in a sparsely populated area.

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  • Kansas secretary of state in contempt in voting case
Kansas secretary of state in contempt in voting case

The postcards contain basic voting information such as a voter's polling place. "If this document was only available internally, the Court would be persuaded that Defendant did not disobey the Court's order. The case, which was tried before her, concluded last month. But it was Kobach's "confusing notices, and his patent failure to fully inform a...

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  • Brutal homecoming for cat who walked 19km to get back to family
Brutal homecoming for cat who walked 19km to get back to family

Toby's old family wasn't terribly thrilled to see him. Unfortunately, the family he loved so much did not want him and took him to a shelter in Raleigh, North Carolina, and asked them to euthanize Toby. Toby's story sparked outrage online, as animal lovers angrily reacted to the family that wanted to have the cat put to sleep. I am so glad that h...

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  • New missile attack reported in Syria
New missile attack reported in Syria

Another key question that needs to be answered is whether what will happen to USA troops in Syria and whether they are expected to stay as part of an expanded mission added Culhane. Corbyn said May should remember she "is accountable to this Parliament, not to the whims of the United States president". Government forces and Russian troops have ...

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  • No SIT probe in death of special CBI Judge BH Loya
No SIT probe in death of special CBI Judge BH Loya

Within days of Loya's death, the replacement judge discharged Shah in the case, saying there was no need for a trial. March 8: SC takes umbrage over accusation by senior lawyer for casting aspersions on judges that they were only asking "searching questions" to those who brought the Loya death case before it, and not to the Maharashtra govern...

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  • Kudlow says Haley 'got ahead of the curve' on sanctions
Kudlow says Haley 'got ahead of the curve' on sanctions

The fact remains that on April 14 the United States supported by the UK and France launched an air strike against military and civilian targets in Syria. The Syrian military later said a false alarm set off air defence systems early on Tuesday , retracting earlier reports of a pre-dawn "outside aggression" on its airfields in the central Homs reg...

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  • UN Security Team Comes Under Fire in Douma, Syria
UN Security Team Comes Under Fire in Douma, Syria

Department of Safety and Security] was that the reconnaissance team should withdraw", the head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ahmet Uzumcu, said Wednesday. Putin reportedly stressed to Merkel that he believed the US, UK and France had broken global law and hampered the Syrian peace process. "Do we sit back, ...

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  • State extends tax deadline to midnight
State extends tax deadline to midnight

The IRS said that as of Wednesday morning, it has accepted more than 14 million tax submissions since processing systems reopened. Department of Revenue Director Mike Kadas said Wednesday the state did receive the returns of residents who filed electronically on Tuesday.

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  • A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380
A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

Her mother-in-law, Virginia Shults , told The Washington Post that as soon as she heard the pilot's voice on the radio transmission online, she said "that is Tammie Jo". Shults said. For engine failures, common procedure is to disengage the autopilot, determine the source of the shutdown (fire, physical damage, etc.), either restart the eng...

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  • Snow Showers for Toronto; Rain and Snow Mix for Montreal This Week
Snow Showers for Toronto; Rain and Snow Mix for Montreal This Week

Check out the difference in daytime highs as this front pushes through later today! Low temperatures will hover near freezing overnight. Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Rain and snow showers taper off Friday afternoon and evening as high pressure builds east from the Great Lakes. On Wednesday night there will be a ...

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  • Placing the Bulls-Eye Focus on Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)
Placing the Bulls-Eye Focus on Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

The stock decreased 0.42% or $1.43 during the last trading session, reaching $334.63. About 7.60 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 47.47% the S&P500. (NASDAQ: NFLX ) has "Buy" rating given by Canaccord Genuity . The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 17 by Monness. The stock of AT&T Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capita...

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  • Chemical weapons investigators to visit Syrian attack site
Chemical weapons investigators to visit Syrian attack site

It is still unclear how effective the strikes will be against Syria's regime. The experts from the OPCW chemical watchdog were awaiting the green light from the security team before beginning their on-site investigation in Douma of the alleged attack.

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  • Version Published from Bargain not to Explore Trump affair that was So-called
Version Published from Bargain not to Explore Trump affair that was So-called

The settlement means McDougal is no longer bound by the contract with AMI, the parent company of the National Enquirer , which bought - but never published - her story for US$150,000 in the months before the 2016 presidential election. AMI will also retain the rights to photographs it already has of McDougal. When McDougal filed suit, AMI conten...

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  • Syrian air defences respond to missile attack on two airbases
Syrian air defences respond to missile attack on two airbases

The day before thousands of Syrian citizens, along with various political and religious forces, gathered in the main squares and streets of various provinces, including Damascus , Homs and Aleppo, in which they repudiated the devious western tripartite attack on Syria.

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  • Trump Considering New Russia Sanctions Despite 'Confusion,' Kudlow Says
Trump Considering New Russia Sanctions Despite 'Confusion,' Kudlow Says

Inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) travelled to Syria last week to inspect the site, but have yet to gain access to Douma, which is now under government control after rebels withdrew. A team of inspectors from the OPCW recently arrived in Damascus , the Syrian capital, to probe a suspected chemical ...

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  • Cavs ride LeBron's hot start to Game 2 win over Pacers
Cavs ride LeBron's hot start to Game 2 win over Pacers

Of course, LeBron James was not anxious, but Cavs head coach Ty Lue did say in the lead-up to Game 2 that the team needed their star to be more aggressive than he was in Game 1, and " set the tone early ". Offense was a major struggle for the Cavs in Game 1. In Game 1, he scored just 24 points the entire game. Just five minutes into the game, and t...

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  • Former nanny found guilty of murdering two children in US
Former nanny found guilty of murdering two children in US

Ortega was charged with two counts each of first- and second-degree murder, punishable by a maximum sentence of life in prison. Their mother had returned home from swimming lessons with their 3-year-old sister, only to find the two dead in a bathtub.

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  • Puerto Rico hit by island-wide power outage
Puerto Rico hit by island-wide power outage

San Juan mayor lamented that the failure brought the island back to September 20, 2017, after Hurricane Maria wiped out the island's electric infrastructure, and U.S. Angel Figueroa, president of the power workers' union, told reporters that workers were investigating why a backup breaker at a main power station in the island's southern region di...

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  • Folau escapes sanction over controversial comments
Folau escapes sanction over controversial comments

Weber had earlier tweeted his disgust at Folau's comments, saying it's "kinda sick" that players stayed quiet on the issue. He also slammed Folau's public stance on homosexuality. Comments that cause further harm can not be tolerated. Folau has said his faith is more important than his job. "To anyone, young Maori/Pasifika people especially, ...

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  • Trump denies firing Comey over Russian Federation probe
Trump denies firing Comey over Russian Federation probe

Anthony Weiner, whose wife, Huma Abedin, was a longtime Clinton adviser. "After tonight, I hope people know more about what James Comey has been thinking and feeling since that day", he said. "I had to have my book reviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to make sure it didn't contain classified information or sensitive investigative ...

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  • Trump Says Mueller, Rosenstein 'Still Here' and Blasts Probe
Trump Says Mueller, Rosenstein 'Still Here' and Blasts Probe

So, we want to get the investigation over with, done with", said Trump. Trump also called the Mueller probe a "hoax" cooked up by Democrats to cover for their embarrassing election loss at least twice, and noted that Democrats had a tremendous built-in advantage in the Electoral College.

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  • Gun group lauds bump stock company shutdown
Gun group lauds bump stock company shutdown

The company came under intense scrutiny after a Las Vegas gunman killed 58 people and injured hundreds more at a country music festival while using bump stocks. This is the first time the company, based in Moran, Texas , has said it was shutting down its website . The move comes after the Justice Department proposed rule changes last mo...

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  • Corbyn calls on MPs to take back control over Syria air strikes
Corbyn calls on MPs to take back control over Syria air strikes

Instead, they should be put to a vote in Parliament. Emma Dent Coad, Labour MP for Kensington, was among the protesters slamming Britain's airstrikes as she told RT: "I think she made a huge mistake, we should have discussed this in Parliament but more than anything we should have waited for the results from the Organization for the Prohibition o...

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  • Hurst Home Explodes in Fiery Burst Just as Officers Arrive on Scene
Hurst Home Explodes in Fiery Burst Just as Officers Arrive on Scene

The blast happened near Dallas, Texas on April 7 after officials say the brakes of the vehicle failed as the driver lost control and hit a gas line. The crash apparently ruptured a gas line. A woman suffered burns to almost half her body. "They're both strong. They've done a lot in their lives", said Shirey. "Excellent job by Officer Hiser, Cor...

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