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Hero dog saves baby buried alive in Thailand

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The sniffing and digging of the dog named Ping Pong attracted the attention of farmers to a spot in Ban Nong Kham village in Cham Phuang district earlier this week. Governor Wichian said: "The baby is recovering and he is healthy". Usa said the dog's heroic story has spread throughout the village with people applauding its action. Read More »

First climbers reach Everest summit from Nepal this year

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They are not necessarily supported by Khumbu Climbing Centre-trained Sherpas or IFMGA (International Federation of Mountain Guides Association) certified mountain guides, ' Ballinger told Reuters. The 42-year-old confirmed to NEWS 95.7 he managed to safely summit the world's tallest mountain early Thursday morning. Each May, there are usually only a few windows of good weather near the summit during which climbers can attempt to scale the peak. Read More »

Lawyer: Some ex-OSU players were abused

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The report does not mention Jordan by name. The proposed lawsuit suggests there were far more victims of Dr. Richard Strauss than investigators detailed in a 232-page report made public Friday by a law firm hired by the university. Two lawsuits filed against Ohio State by dozens of plaintiffs allege school officials were aware of concerns about Strauss but didn't stop him. Other students reported that Strauss would frequently shower with teams, appearing to loiter and gawp at students ... Read More »

Iran threat level raised for Brits in Middle

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BRITAIN raised its threat level for forces personnel in the Middle-East as tensions with Iran reached new heights yesterday. There has been a marked increase in U.S. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations. A US official told Reuters late on Wednesday that the evacuation was complete. Read More »

4 key answers to questions about states' new abortion laws

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In addition to Alabama, the Missouri legislature this week made abortions illegal from eight weeks of pregnancy. Alabama this week signed the most aggressively anti-abortion law in recent American history. The Missouri bill passed the Senate on Thursday in a party-line vote, with 24 Republicans supporting it and 10 Democrats opposed. Kentucky , Mississippi , Ohio and Georgia also have approved bans on abortion once fetal cardiac activity can be detected, which can occur in about ... Read More »

Iran's Zarif calls for "practical steps" to save nuclear deal

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Speaking in Russian Federation on Tuesday, Pompeo said the U.S. "The fact is that Trump has officially said and reiterated again that he does not want a war, but people around him are pushing for war on the pretext that they want to make America stronger against Iran", Zarif said. Read More »

The Equality Act Passes US House

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Gabbard. The bill passed on a bipartisan basis, with eight Republicans voting alongside Democrats , but some Republican critics adamantly opposed the legislation, and said it would harm religious freedoms. The passage of the bill comes one day after President Donald Trump offered support to Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who's seeking the Democratic presidential nomination and who would be the first married gay United States president if elected. Read More »

Donald Trump Says Iran "Will Want To Talk Soon"

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President Trump denied Tuesday the reports that the administration was planning to send more than 100,000 troops to the region in the wake of heightened tensions in the region, but instead noted that "If we did that, we'd send a hell of a lot more troops than that". Read More »

Hundreds protest Alabama abortion ban: 'My body, my choice!'

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Trump emphasized he is "strongly Pro-Life ", but said he believes in allowing women to get abortions in the case of rape , incest or the health of the mother. Eight states have passed so-called "heartbeat bills" this year, named for the restriction qualifier of a fetal heartbeat being the cut-off point where a woman can legally obtain an abortion. Read More »

PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath, to visit Badrinath on May 19

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Dehradun on Saturday morning, went to meditate in a holy cave near the Kedarnath shrine in the afternoon. Alighting from the chopper, he headed straight to the holy shrine, where he offered special prayers to Lord Shiva. Referring to the ongoing development works at the temple town, Modi said development should be a mission in which nature, environment and tourism should not be affected. Read More »

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards deputy

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Tehran last week reacted to Washington's moves by announcing the suspension of some commitments under the deal, which was created to curb Iran's nuclear activities in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions. Iran hopes to continue selling oil to China skirting the USA embargo. A senior British officer part of the US-backed coalition fighting the militant Islamic State (IS) group, Maj Gen Chris Ghika, said earlier this week that there had been no increased threat from ... Read More »

White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran

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Iraq hosts more than 5,000 USA troops, and is home to powerful Iranian-backed militias, some of whom want those US forces to leave. Two Iraqi officials told the Associated Press that Pompeo had offered no details of the alleged threat. Saudi foreign affairs minister Adel al-Jubeir said his country does not want to go to war with Iran, but was ready to defend its interests. It alleged that Houthi rebels in Yemen conducted the strike on Iran's orders. Read More »

President Trump lifts tariffs on Canada, Mexico

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Meanwhile, tariffs on steel and aluminum from China and other countries remain in place. Mexico confirmed it had reached a similar agreement with the United States . Construction workers work with steel rebar on May 17, 2019 in Miami, Florida. "Obviously these continued tariffs on steel and aluminum and our countermeasures represented significant barriers to moving forward with the new NAFTA agreement", he said, referring to the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement. Read More »

Rocket lands near US Embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone

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Iraqi intel showed the rocket appeared to have been fired from east Baghdad , which is home to several Iran-backed Shiite militias. "If the state can not put these (Iranian-backed militias) under control, Iraq will become an arena for an Iranian-American armed conflict". Read More »

U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin will not release Trump's tax return records

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In a letter denying Neal's subpoena, Mnuchin on Friday doubled down on earlier assertions that Neal did not have a legislative objective for obtaining the returns. The lawsuits question the urgency of Trump's emergency declaration and ask the court to halt wall construction work that the Defense Department said could start as soon as May 25. Read More »

Iran denies ties to Houthi drone attack on Saudi oil installations

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A Saudi Arabia-led coalition that's been fighting the Houthis for the past four years hit rebel targets on Thursday in retaliation, and a Saudi prince accused Iran of ordering the drone attacks. Iranian officials have said that they could reach 20% enrichment within four days. In its latest oil market report , the International Energy Agency said Opec, especially its de facto leader Saudi Arabia, has considerable scope to step up production since the kingdom produced 500,000 bpd below ... Read More »

Boeing resisted pilots' call for act after first fatal crash

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That union brought a recording device to a meeting with Boeing shortly after the first 737 Max crash, a Lion Air flight off Indonesia . The meeting between the pilots and the Boeing official happened in November - just weeks after an October crash of a Lion Air 737 Max into the Java Sea, and four months before a 737 Max operated by Ethiopian Air crashed in Ethiopia . Read More »

Sherpa scales Everest for record 23rd time

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The climbing season ends in May and hundreds of climbers are now on Everest, trying to reach the top from both the Nepali and Tibetan sides of the mountain . Before leaving for the mountain last month, Sherpa told journalists in Kathmandu that he would retire only after climbing the mountain 25 times. Kami says he will try and climb the peak two more times. Read More »

Modi tears into Congress, says nation saying Ab bas ! Bahut hua

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No violence had taken place during any other rally of Modi or Shah in the state earlier, she said and asked, "So where is the lawlessness?" Earlier, addressing a rally at Buxar from where Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey is seeking to retain his seat, Modi came down heavily on the "Mahagathbandhan" (Grand Alliance), which comprises the RJD, Congress and several smaller outfits like the RLSP, VIP and HAM. Read More »

Helicopter goes down in Hudson River; pilot OK

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No other people were aboard but a dockworker trying to get out of the way of the descending aircraft slipped and injured his wrist, fire and police officials said. You know, I'm not always looking at them but like, I hear them take off, like I'm on my way to work. His reaction: "Just shock". Hailing a private driver to shuttle you from point A to point B has never been easier, and it was only a matter of time before the same type of service moved to air travel. Read More »

Trump Declares National Emergency to Contain China Threat

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The administration of President Donald Trump has been vocal in its criticism of what it sees as Chinese companies using communications technology as a way to potentially spy on the US. In a separate statement, Huawei said that "unreasonable restrictions" by the US intruded "upon Huawei's rights and raise other serious legal issues". Read More »

In a first for Asia, Taiwan parliament endorses same-sex marriage

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Supporters of same-sex marriage gather outside the parliament building in Taipei . The government's bill created a new law specifically outlining same-sex marriage outside the Civil Code in order to comply with the plebiscite. "It's a breakthrough, I have to say so", said Shiau Hong-chi, professor of gender studies and communications management at Shih-Hsin University in Taiwan . Read More »

Donald Trump announces plan to overhaul legal immigration

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President Trump says "Our plan includes a sweeping modernization of our dysfunctional legal immigration process". US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told Trump that "successful negotiations could allow American-owned automobile producers to achieve long-term economic viability and increase R&D spending to develop cutting-edge technologies that are critical to the defense industry". Read More »

Chelsea Manning Is Going Back to Jail Again

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I would rather starve to death than to change my opinions in this regard. If there is already an indictment against Assange, what's the goal of another grand jury, Manning asked reporters. Defense Department computers connected to a classified government data network. Manning's latest confinement will persist until she complies with the subpoena or until the grand jury expires, U.S. Read More »

Is Boeing (BA) Stock a Buy Ahead of FAA Announcement?

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To date, Boeing had flown the 737 Max with the updated software for more than 360 hours on 207 flights, the company said . Boeing said the FAA has asked for additional information before it will conduct a certification flight, including details on how pilots interact with the airplane controls and displays in different flight scenarios. Read More »

Small DA42 plane crashes in Dubai: GCAA

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Following the crash flights were delayed and diverted as the airport - one of the world's busiest, based on global passenger traffic - was closed for 45 minutes. According to the BBC , three Britons and a South African tragically lost their lives around three miles south of Dubai International Airport last night (May 16). Read More »

China formally arrests 2 Canadians in case linked to Huawei

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That will not change", Trudeau said when asked if he planned to talk to President Xi Jinping over the issue. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Thursday that Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have been arrested for allegedly stealing state secrets. Read More »