• Narendra Modi's visit to Israel
Narendra Modi's visit to Israel

In an email written to registered users on the NM app in Israel, the PM said his visit to the country beginning on Tuesday would include visits to an innovative flower farm, a memorial for Indian soldiers and a memorial for holocaust victims.

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  • Proposed health care law will hurt those with disabilities
Proposed health care law will hurt those with disabilities

Here's a radical idea, how about publicly debating a health care bill that deals with health and a separate bill that deals with tax policy. It also sets a cap in the future on reimbursing states for traditional Medicaid assistance to seriously sick and disabled poor adults and children.

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  • Portugal claim third place in FIFA Confederations Cup
Portugal claim third place in FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal fell in a penalty shootout after a 0-0 draw, and will be without its star player for the third-place match . Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo has left the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation to join his twin sons who were born before the tournament began.

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  • Proteas skipper Du Plessis to miss first Test
Proteas skipper Du Plessis to miss first Test

Meanwhile, it still remains to be seen whether captain Faf du Plessis will take part in the first Test. The Proteas will have the services of pacer Vernon Philander after he was passed fit to play the Test. Du Plessis is awaiting the arrival of his first child, who is expected in the first week of July, and with his wife Imari choosing a natura...

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  • Warburton:
Warburton: "Focus has already shifted to the third Test"

After the hearing, Williams gave his reaction, which was posted in a series of tweets published on the All Blacks' official Twitter account. I will genuinely only be happy if we get that Test series win. In a response issued to the verdict by the Lions, O'Brien said: "Firstly, I hope Waisake is OK". Gatland said his side would not get carried awa...

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  • Germany bus crash: Dozens hurt and 17 missing
Germany bus crash: Dozens hurt and 17 missing

A police spokesperson told the DPA news agency: "Realistically we have to expect some fatalities". 31 people were hurt and some of the injuries are said to be serious. Emergency services including rescue helicopters and paramedics attended the scene, and the road was closed in both directions. She had no information immediately about what happene...

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  • Singapore PM says in Parliament his family feud is baseless
Singapore PM says in Parliament his family feud is baseless

The younger Lee's comments come a day ahead of a ministerial statement that PM Lee will deliver in Parliament to address allegations lobbed against him and the Government by his younger siblings. Ho Ching is the chief executive of the sovereign wealth firm Temasek Holdings. Lee had even instructed that the People's Action Party (PAP) whip be lift...

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  • Donald Trump could 'hastily visit United Kingdom this month to avoid protests'
Donald Trump could 'hastily visit United Kingdom this month to avoid protests'

Anti-Trump campaigners are calling on The President's opponents to be "on standby" for street protests in the event of a visit. "It is likely it will be hastily arranged and it is possible no official confirmation of his visit will be given until at least 24 hours before to stop any large-scale protests against his visit from being mobilised".

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  • China opens up US$10t bond market in liberalisation step
China opens up US$10t bond market in liberalisation step

China has moved gradually toward opening its capital markets. Global investor access to China's financial markets is widening further with the launch of a bond trading link with Hong Kong. Foreign investors already have ways to access Chinese bonds but now hold less than 1.5 per cent of anything issued in China, according to estimates by Bloomber...

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  • Girl dies after Audi ploughs into group of teenagers in Croydon
Girl dies after Audi ploughs into group of teenagers in Croydon

The driver fled from the scene by foot after the shocking incident unfolded in Croydon, south London. Six other teenagers, walking with the girl from a party at the Forestdale Forum, were rushed to hospital. The driver then ran off - police said he may have had a head injury. According to doctors, the lives of the wounded threatens nothing. T...

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  • West Ham linked with proven striker, bargain £13 million fee
West Ham linked with proven striker, bargain £13 million fee

West Ham watched Hernandez closely during Mexico's run to the semi-final of the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation. And he has struck 28 goals in 54 games for the Bundesliga club. However, he was then sent away to Real Madrid on loan after which United sold him to Bayer Leverkusen in 2015 after having netted 59 goals in 157 appearan...

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  • Canadian among injured in NYC hospital shooting
Canadian among injured in NYC hospital shooting

Bello eventually turned his weapon on himself, dying in a blood-smeared hallway. Friends and neighbors say a young doctor who was fatally shot at a New York City hospital was kind and selfless. As for Henry Bello, Eyewitness News also learned he had experienced homelessness and was in and out of the shelter system in recent years, but he was no...

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  • Kashmir: Encounter in Pulwama, 1 terrorist killed, 2 holed up inside house
Kashmir: Encounter in Pulwama, 1 terrorist killed, 2 holed up inside house

Terrorists holed up inside a house in Bamnoo Keller area of Pulwama . One militant was killed in the encounter which was still going on. A terrorist was gunned down in a joint "cordon and search" operation by Indian Army on Monday morning in Jammu and Kashmir 's Pulwama district.

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  • Britney Spears sings Happy Birthday live in Singapore
Britney Spears sings Happy Birthday live in Singapore

Spears recently spoke out about being accused of lip syncing . The positive response is sure to give Britney's confidence a big boost as she presses on with her worldwide shows, including one in Tel Aviv, Israel on 3 July (17). "I'm glad you're addressing this question because it's really amusing". Britney just sang Happy Birthday LIVE! ...

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  • Flights diverted to Bournemouth after drone flies close to Gatwick
Flights diverted to Bournemouth after drone flies close to Gatwick

A spokesman for the airport said the runway was closed for two short periods of nine minutes and five minutes and that one plane had been sent to Stansted airport, the BBC reported. "While the circumstances are outside of our control, easyJet apologises for any inconvenience caused". "We were due to land 15 minutes early, but ended up circling ...

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  • Defence experts points that China's border action can lead to a war
Defence experts points that China's border action can lead to a war

Even India's Ministry of External Affairs had earlier said that positive steps should be taken to resolve boundary issues and warned Beijing of "serious security implications" if it goes ahead with the road construction. Talking about the anti-dumping probe, the Global Times said the Modi administration was seeking USA support at the cost of China-...

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  • McConnell says he'll stick with his health bill
McConnell says he'll stick with his health bill

Republican senators Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ben Sasse of Nebraska have called for that approach. A spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is declining to comment on the president's suggestion that the Senate vote now to repeal the Obama health care law, and vote later to replace it.

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  • What's Your Favorite Moment from the 'Despicable Me' franchise?
What's Your Favorite Moment from the 'Despicable Me' franchise?

As the fourth entry (including the Minions movie) in the franchise, Despicable Me 3 is pretty exhausted - as few cartoons can last that long, save Toy Story , without feeling worn down. Like the possibilities with Gru's story, Paul and Daurio said the opportunities for new and exciting Minion storylines are endless. These movies are known...

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  • Indiana Amber Alert suspect driving with Minnesota plates
Indiana Amber Alert suspect driving with Minnesota plates

The Anderson Police Department issued the alert around 5:25 p.m. CST Sunday. The vehicle in question is a silver 1995 Oldsmobile Aurora with Minnesota plate 399VED. Jayden is 27 inches tall, 22 pounds and has blond curly hair and brown eyes. He last seen wearing a diaper. Peyton Rindahl is 2 years old, 30 pounds, with brown collar length hair.

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  • By the Numbers: Independence Day
By the Numbers: Independence Day

At that point, "the Constitution became the official governing document of the United States", as the National Constitution Center puts it, for "it was agreed that the document would not be binding until its ratification by nine of the 13 existing states".

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  • Indians snap Verlander's streak in 11-8 rout of Tigers
Indians snap Verlander's streak in 11-8 rout of Tigers

Verlander had not gone without a strikeout since April 28, 2007, when he lasted only three innings against Minnesota. Ramirez led the way with a three-for-four showing with the two home runs , four RBI, four runs scored and a walk, while Santana drove in three runners with two hits in four trips to the plate in the series-clinching victory.

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  • Andy Murray's wife pregnant with second child London
Andy Murray's wife pregnant with second child London

Murray took a tumble reaching for a backhand during a hit with Grigor Dimitrov and his hands went to his knees a couple of times as he stretched his body as near to the limit as he dared just a day before he opens the tournament on Centre Court against the unpredictable young Russian, Alexander Bublik .

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  • Celtics go all-out for Gordon Hayward's free agency visit
Celtics go all-out for Gordon Hayward's free agency visit

That means that teams aren't even close to being finished too, as a handful of big name players remain undecided about where they'll play next season. Pictured: Terry Rozier defends George at TD Garden on November 11, 2015 in Boston . He competed in the Jordan Brand All-American Game (eight points, six rebounds and one block in 18 minutes) and was...

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  • Who is the Lady Married
Who is the Lady Married "Hot Felon" Jeremy Meeks was Spotted Snogging?

And now the Brit socialite has responded to haters on Instagram with a photo of the pair together - despite him still being married. We appreciate all the love and the hate'. Chloe Green will get £5.5bl from her father, Philip Green. And she had no problem with a PDA as she perched on the edge of the boat with her legs wrapped round her new hu...

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  • Amtrak Train Derails Near Washington Golf Course; No Reports of Major Injuries
Amtrak Train Derails Near Washington Golf Course; No Reports of Major Injuries

Amtrak said the locomotive and baggage vehicle of train 506 on the Amtrak Cascades line, running between Vancouver, British Columbia, and Eugene, Oregon, left the tracks at Chambers Bay Bridge in Steilacoom, Washington, just south of Tacoma.

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  • Drone Operator Near Wildfire Facing 14 Felony Counts
Drone Operator Near Wildfire Facing 14 Felony Counts

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office arrested a Prescott Valley man June 30 for operating a drone while firefighters worked to contain the Goodwin Fire . The incident prompted officials to ground all firefighting aircraft and subsequently caused ground crews to disengage from the fire because they were left unprotected without the assistance of fir...

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  • India beat Pakistan by 95 runs in a thrilling comeback
India beat Pakistan by 95 runs in a thrilling comeback

Bisht then picked two more wickets in her consecutive overs to leave Pakistan at 14/4. All three deliveries were nearly identical where the batters played for the turn but it didn't turn much after pitching. Defending a total of 169 on a tricky Derby wicket, Ekta provided India the early breakthrough as she got rid of the in-form Ayesha Zafar...

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  • Tips to Celebrate Safely and Smartly this Fourth of July
Tips to Celebrate Safely and Smartly this Fourth of July

Following safety guidelines can help prevent fire and injury. The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall last week for a brand of fireworks noting that the fireworks can explode unexpectedly after being lit, posing a burn and injury hazards to consumers.

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  • Huge fire in East London destroys upmarket properties
Huge fire in East London destroys upmarket properties

The entire roof and fourth floor of the new five-story building on Bow Wharf are alight, according to a statement from the London Fire Brigade . "The Brigade was called at 11.10am (local time)". Crews from Bethnal Green, Homerton, Shadwell, Shoreditch, Whitechapel, Poplar, Millwall and other fire stations are attending the incident. The caus...

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  • Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon destroyed by fire
Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon destroyed by fire

Many Syrians, displaced by over six years of fighting in their own country, are now living in makeshift camps dotted around Lebanon. UNHCR spokeswoman Dana Sleiman said the camp had been home to 102 families. One witness said only three of the 93 tents remained. The blaze came two days after clashes in two refugee camps in Lebanon's northeast l...

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  • Open de France: Thomas Pieters one shot off lead despite breaking driver
Open de France: Thomas Pieters one shot off lead despite breaking driver

After Uihlein had fallen back with successive bogeys on four and five, Fleetwood moved into a commanding position with further gains at the ninth, 13th and 14th. "On 14 I tapped in and I was four clear and finishing with four pars round here I didn't think I'd be scratching the win by a shot". Asked to explain his rise from outside the world's to...

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  • Byculla jail inmate murder: PIL in Bombay HC seeking CID probe
Byculla jail inmate murder: PIL in Bombay HC seeking CID probe

The crime branch had arrested the five accused - jail superintendent Manisha Pokharkar and officials Sheetal Shegaonkar, Surekha Gulve, Aarti Shigane and Shaikh - on Saturday based on eyewitness accounts. Mukerjea, accused of murdering her daughter Sheena Bora, has been in the Byculla prison since 2015 and was accused by jail officials of instigati...

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  • U.S. and Philippine Navies Coordinate Piracy Patrol
U.S. and Philippine Navies Coordinate Piracy Patrol

U.S. and Philippine warships on Saturday conducted a joint patrol of southern waters known as a hunting ground for local Muslim militants, amid rising concern over Islamic militancy and piracy in the region. The annual coordinated patrol involving Filipino and Indonesian Navy personnel will begin on Tuesday in a ceremony at the Naval Station Felix ...

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  • Scattered Showers and Storms Sunday PM
Scattered Showers and Storms Sunday PM

There is a slight chance of rain for our NW counties this afternoon, spreading north of I-20 into the evening hours. Sunday may start off with lingering storms in the morning, otherwise becoming partly cloudy with afternoon readings topping out in the upper 70s to near 80.

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  • Ronaldo leads Portugal to win Third Place at FIFA Confederations Cup
Ronaldo leads Portugal to win Third Place at FIFA Confederations Cup

European champion Portugal was without captain Cristiano Ronaldo after the Real Madrid star was released from the squad to return home to meet his newborn twins. Portugal were given the chance to take the lead a minute before half-time when they were awarded a second penalty, with Adrien Silva stepping up on this occasion.

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