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Grenade attack by terrorists in Srinagar's Jahangir Chowk; 1 dead, 14 injured

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The grenade was aimed at the forces but it exploded very close to the thrower himself and as a result left the accused injured. He said among the injured was a traffic policeman, who was regulating traffic at the busy market. After the grenade attack, police and CRPF personnel rushed to the spot to collect evidences. However, later normalcy was restored. No organisation has claimed the responsibility of the attack. Read More »

Two arrested after French counter-terrorism raid near Paris

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The BFMTV broadcaster reported that two gas cylinders, electric wire and soldering iron were found. Documents of religious content, written in Arabic, were also reportedly seized. A militant cell behind twin attacks that claimed 16 lives in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain, last month had been preparing TATP. French authorities stumbled upon a suspected bomb-making laboratory inside an empty apartment near Paris on Wednesday - thanks to a tip from a curious handyman, officials said. Read More »

Abu Sayyaf killed, 5 soldiers wounded in Sulu clash

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The former rebel group Moro National Liberation Frontpreviously negotiated with the Abu Sayyaf for the safe release of foreign sailors. "It appears they were able to flee their captors after the encounter". Last year, the group beheaded two Canadian hostages. The army said the group is still holding about 18 captives on the islands of Jolo and Basilan, including a dozen foreigners from Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Vietnam. Read More »

Steve Bannon: Gary Cohn should have resigned

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Steve Bannon - in a CBS interview weeks after he was pushed out - singles out Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn. There has been considerable speculation that Bannon's ambitions for Breitbart go beyond its website, and to potential forays into an online or cable news channel. Read More »

North Korea crisis can be solved with 'common sense', says President Putin

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The move comes amid tensions over North Korea's latest nuclear test. "It's ridiculous to put us on the same (sanctions) list as North Korea and then ask for our help in imposing sanctions on North Korea ", said Putin . U.S. President Donald Trump says he has given the go-ahead for Japan and South Korea to buy a "substantially increased amount" of sophisticated military equipment from the United States. Read More »

US Navy Seals training South Korean 'assassination' squad to take out Kim

He appeared on "Good Morning Britain" via satellite from Los Angeles on Wednesday and was asked about his relationship with Kim and the multiple trips to North Korea. My whole mission and my whole goal was to go over and bring sports, to bring connection to North Korea. "If the president even tries to reach out for Kim, I think it would be a great possibility things could happen..." I'm not defending him, I'm not defending the fact that what he does as far as his country and his leadership. Read More »

Decision on US DACA Program Expected as Soon as Friday

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While Sanders said the funds would come from the president's "personal money", she did not specify which account the donation will come from and to which organizations it will go. Behind the Twitter tweets from publications that have published news about Trump's $1 million pledge, there is plenty of commentary showing disbelief about Trump's $1 million pledge from the general public. Read More »

Hurricane Irma Passing Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic With Eye on Florida

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Only a matter of weeks after Houston was severely damaged as a result of Hurricane Harvey , Hurricane Irma is continuing to destroy large parts of the Caribbean as it moves westward towards an expected landfall in Florida. Gov. Rick Scott urged Floridians to heed any evacuation order. St. Barthelemy endured torrential rain and heavy flooding. . America's National Hurricane Center said Irma "will bring life-threatening wind, storm surge, and rainfall hazards to portions of the ... Read More »

Manafort Blocks FBI from Obtaining Transcript of Interview with Senate Committee

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Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed by staff on the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is one of three congressional committees investigating the meddling and possible Russian links to his Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. Trump Jr refuted the claim saying the meeting which was attended by the then campaign manager, Paul Manafort and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner was not in respect to the election and thus falsely reported. Read More »

Mourinho To Give United Star Until Christmas To Prove Himself

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Injuries have hampered Shaw's progress at Old Trafford and could cost him his place at the club altogether. Legendary United boss, Sir Alex Ferguson, holds the all-time record with 194 games, while Mourinho has managed 133 matches in Europe's elite tournament to date. Read More »

Abe says North Korea must give up its nuclear program

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Geng told reporters that China had complained to the US and South Korea and urged them to "take seriously the security concerns and interests of China and other regional countries". Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has prepared an executive order that would allow President Donald Trump to sanction any country that continues to trade with North Korea if the United Nations doesn't pass broad new sanctions under consideration, he said Wednesday. Read More »

Putin Says North Korea Crisis Can Be Solved By Diplomatic Means

On Wednesday, Trump sounded subdued and statesmanlike. He pointed to the Iran nuclear deal, which was negotiated successfully by the Obama administration but has looked fragile under Trump, saying "if the United States had spent even one fifth of the time and effort on the North Korean issue compared with the Iranian case, then the North Korean nuclear issue could have been resolved". Read More »

Putin threatens to expel 155 more USA diplomats from Russian Federation

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Speaking at a news conference during a summit in China on Tuesday, Putin dismissed as "naive" a question about whether he was disappointed in Trump. Russia reduced the USA diplomatic staff to punish the US for seizing two Russian recreational compounds in response to Russian interference in the 2016 election. Read More »

North Korea 'begging for war', says US

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Following a phone call with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping , the USA president did not rule out military action but indicated his administration would first find other avenues to put pressure on Pyongyang . He said the United Nations should take "necessary measures", but added that sanctions and pressure should spur dialogue and negotiation between the sides toward the goal of a peaceful solution on the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Rohingyas to be deported: Rijiju

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He said that the Centre has instructed all state governments to start the process of their deportation. I am only responding to the harsh criticism on the issue by human rights groups. According to reports, around 40,000 Rohingyas are said to be staying in the country. Assam's Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who is the convener of the NEDA, said, "Rohingya Muslims should be pushed back". Read More »

Chinese Military Practices 'Surprise Attack' Near North Korea

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Asked by VOA what he discussed concerning North Korea with the Chinese leader, Trump replied that "President Xi would like to do something on North Korea" but it is unclear "whether or not he can do it". The exercise was the third in the bay area since late July and follows North Korea's sixth nuclear test on Sunday. The draft, obtained by VOA, calls for the ban on the sale of oil, as well as refined petroleum products and natural gas liquids to North Korea. Read More »

Police Say Teenage Boy Suspected Of Starting Massive Oregon Wildfire

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Embers from the fire drifted in the air across the Columbia River - sparking blazes in neighboring Washington state. As wildfires burn across the Pacific Northwest , Minnesota firefighters are pitching in to help battle the blazes. The fire had grown to almost 31,000 acres by Wednesday morning. The fires have caused air quality to remain at unhealthy levels, causing health officials to warn area residents to limit exposure to outdoor air. Read More »

Putin warns of 'catastrophe' over N. Korea

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who will discuss North Korea with Moon and Putin in Vladivostok, said on Wednesday he wanted the North to understand it has "no bright future" if it continues on its current path. North Korea regularly issues apocalyptic warnings to the US and its allies. Trump said the U.S.is considering all options to defend itself and allies. Read More »

Venezuela bars opposition activist barred from traveling overseas

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Lilian Tintori on Saturday posted a photo on Twitter of herself at Caracas' global airport holding a document from migration authorities ordering the seizure of her passport before she was to board an afternoon flight. More than 120 people were killed in four months of protests in Venezuela, with the majority of the deaths caused by security forces and pro-government groups, according to the United Nations. Read More »

Tennessee Task Force One returns from Texas, gets activated for Florida

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The task force found out Monday that some of its members would be activated by FEMA to assist the local crews in San Juan. Here is an opportunity where we can help other communities further than the National Capital Region. The last time was also in Texas, back in 2008 for Hurricane Gustav. They are prepared to carry out rescue and recovery missions under a long list of situations from flash flooding to structural collapses. Read More »

America Keeps Getting Less White and Less Christian

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The Public Religion Research Institute study found that just 43 percent of Americans make up that cohort, down from 81 percent as recently as 1976. "I think this data really does challenge that interpretation of linking theological conservatism and growth", AP reports. The PRRI survey polled more than 100,000 people from January 2016 to January 2017. Read More »

Trillanes should support Paolo's links to drug triad - Palace

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Senator Antonio Trillanes, a staunch critic of Duterte, showed the Senate panel photographs of Paolo Duterte beside a businessman who was behind the shipment in which the alleged drugs were found. Asked by Trillanes if he would allow a photograph to be taken of the tattoo and sent to the US Drug Enforcement Agency to decode secret digits, Duterte said: "No way". Read More »

Pakistan Rejects BRICS' Statement On Terror Groups

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Last year's BRICS conference in Goa had seen a major tussle over including the names of Pakistan-based terror groups and the term "cross-border terrorism" in the wake of the Uri attacks. From left, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping , and Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrive for the Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries in Xiamen, in southeastern China's Fujian Province. Read More »

Suu Kyi on Rohingya Muslims: Need to differentiate between terrorists and innocents

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UNHCR spokesperson Duniya Aslam Khan said in a statement that Kutupalong and Nayapara camps hosting refugees in Bangladesh are at a "breaking point", with people staying in any available space, including community centers and schools. Retno continued to Bangladesh after leaving Myanmar to discuss the issue of refugees crossing the border as they flee escalating violence and conflict in Rakhine State . Read More »

Royal baby: Duchess of Cambridge expecting third child

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Insecure, Thomas's Battersea , the new school of Prince George? The school was closed for the summer when Ms Burnett-Moore claims to have walked through the building unchallenged, having found the school's main entrance and the large iron gate outside left open. Read More »

Price Target Review: Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)

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Lake Street initiated the shares of CRY in report on Wednesday, June 15 with "Buy" rating. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its holdings in shares of Realty Income Corporation by 226.0% in the first quarter. Getty Realty Corporation's payout ratio is 92.56%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was first published by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. Read More »

N. Korea Warns of 'More Gift Packages' for US

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Noting pride over the North's latest and biggest nuclear test , Han said the measure was a gift for the U.S. He went on to say the U.S. will receive more " gift packages " if it continues making "reckless provocations" to pressure the regime of North Korean President Kim Jong Un. Read More »

Here Are 4 Options Congress Could Take On DACA

Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) held a joint press conference in which they reintroduced legislation that would see Congress tackling numerous issues that DACA comprises. It's unlikely that Trump would sign the DREAM Act if it is passed. Still, McCaskill issued a scathing statement Tuesday saying that deporting DACA recipients "is as dumb as it is counterproductive" and that more than "90 percent of them are in school or working and many have proudly served our country ... Read More »