• Greek Coast Guard Opens Fire on Turkish Cargo Ship in Aegean Sea
Greek Coast Guard Opens Fire on Turkish Cargo Ship in Aegean Sea

The M/V ACT was about 3 miles off the coast of Rhodes and carrying steel from the southern port of İskenderun to İzmit in the northwest, Turkey-based Deniz Haber Ajansı reported. Kalkavan said the Greek coast guard instructed him to approach the Rhodes port in global waters but he refused to obey the call and briefed the Turkish side of the situati...

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  • Taxi hits group of pedestrians in East Boston, injuries reported
Taxi hits group of pedestrians in East Boston, injuries reported

The driver, a 56-year-old man, remained on the scene where police questioned her, said David Procopia, a spokesman for the state police. Sources tell WCVB the incident appears to be an accident, most likely a case of operator error where the driver hit the gas instead of the brake.

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  • Tropical depression could form in Atlantic this week, hurricane forecasters say
Tropical depression could form in Atlantic this week, hurricane forecasters say

It's a bit unusual for Atlantic storms to form this early, as they usually pass through in August and September, forecasters say. Since 2009, James Franklin has overseen the hurricane specialists who release tropical storm forecasts and warnings.

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  • NEET 2017 counselling starts by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) !!
NEET 2017 counselling starts by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) !!

After the first round of counselling, 38,700 candidates have exercised option 2, which the Karnataka Examinations Authority advised candidates - who were waiting for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test counselling - to exercise. NEET 2017 counselling starts for admission into MBBS and BDS courses. According to the schedule announced by the Me...

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  • 6 victims of Wisconsin plane crash identified; 5 from IL
6 victims of Wisconsin plane crash identified; 5 from IL

Highway 8. Price County Sheriff Brian Schmidt said a privately owned helicopter was instrumental in the search for debris. National Transportation Safety Board investigators said there was a discussion between the pilot of the plane and air traffic controllers about "local weather phenomenon".

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  • British ministers call for post-Brexit drug deal with EU
British ministers call for post-Brexit drug deal with EU

It's been an extremely popular system, with United Kingdom banks using it to expand their customer base across the union, while many foreign banks - including big U.S., Swiss, Russian and Chinese investment banks - use London as their hub to reach clients in the rest of the bloc.

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  • New Thai law: Illegal workers get grace period
New Thai law: Illegal workers get grace period

About 2 million to 3 million Myanmar workers were working in Thailand previously, and it is unclear how many of them will be affected by the new decree. "Thailand's government is completely irresponsible, treating these low-skilled workers with high value to its economy like dispensable second-class citizens who don't deserve basic treatment in acc...

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  • Monday weather: Mostly sunny, highs in the 80s
Monday weather: Mostly sunny, highs in the 80s

Some storms could produce gusty winds. Tuesday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Expect Monday to be mostly sunny across the mid-valley after the morning clouds clear off. The high will be around 90 degrees with a 40 percent chance of precipitation. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Tomorrow brings a chance of showers and t...

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  • Florida undecided on request from voter fraud commission
Florida undecided on request from voter fraud commission

In addition to the voter information, the letter asks state officials for suggestions on improving election integrity and to share any evidence of fraud and election-related crimes in their states. If he does receive it? "They can go jump in the Gulf of Mexico and MS is a great State to launch from", Hosemann said in a statement. On Sunday, Mer...

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  • Bryce Harper Says 'No Chance' He'll Compete In Home Run Derby
Bryce Harper Says 'No Chance' He'll Compete In Home Run Derby

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Stephen Piscotty is not starting Saturday's game against the Washington Nationals . The news is hardly a surprise, as Harper said in 2015 that he'd skip the following two years of Home Run Derbies. After learning that he had been selected to his fifth all-star game, Harper told reporters before Sunday night's ga...

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  • Microsoft is getting in-your-face about Windows 10 privacy
Microsoft is getting in-your-face about Windows 10 privacy

Upgrading to the newest version will also risk a system slowdown, and there could be some outdated software that will not be compatible with the latest Windows 10 version. After the ransom ware attacks recently the Redmond Giant is now planning to remind users to review their privacy settings via notifications. This feature, as the name suggests,...

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  • Osinbajo jets out to Ethiopia on one day visit
Osinbajo jets out to Ethiopia on one day visit

A statement by his spokesman, Mr. Laolu Akande , said Osinbajo would join other African heads of governments and global leaders to discuss institutional reforms, peace and security matters as well as the reform of United Nations. The 29th session is themed " Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth ". The two-day sum...

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  • Dems Step Up Efforts To Impeach Trump
Dems Step Up Efforts To Impeach Trump

The legislation, backed by at least 25 congressmen, would create an Oversight Commission on Presidential Capacity , The New York Post reported . One of the provisions of the 25th Amendment - which Raskin plans to use - allows Congress to create a body that will determine if the president is incapable.

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  • Xi, Abe Get Phone Calls From Trump as Asian Tensions Rise
Xi, Abe Get Phone Calls From Trump as Asian Tensions Rise

After the keenly watched Trump-Xi Jinping summit in Mar-a-Lago on April 7, secretary of state Rex W. Tillerson had said that the two leaders had agreed that North Korea's nuclear development had reached a serious stage. During his stay in Moscow, Xi will hold talks with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin , and the two sides will sign a series...

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  • Nigerian Elder statesman Maitama Sule is dead
Nigerian Elder statesman Maitama Sule is dead

NAN reports that Maitama-Sule died at a hospital in Egypt, Cairo, where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness. He said his father's remains would be flown to Nigeria on Tuesday for a befitting burial. The statement described the late orator and former diplomat as a complete gentleman and good citizen who dedicated his life to the ...

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  • Realizan elecciones primarias presidenciales en Chile
Realizan elecciones primarias presidenciales en Chile

Sobre las cifras de votantes que se esperan, Chile Vamos estimaba convocar a un millón de personas, pero fuentes al interior de la alianza ven esa cifra como un imposible luego de que Chile venciera a Portugal en la semifinal de la Copa Confederaciones y avanzara a la final.

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  • Syed Salahuddin confesses to conducting terror strikes in India
Syed Salahuddin confesses to conducting terror strikes in India

The 71-year-old was declared a specially designated global terrorist by the US Department of State last week, hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Donald Trump at the White House. "The outfits that Syed Salahuddin leads, they have perpetuated, from the territory of Pakistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, cross-border terroris...

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  • Will iPhone 8 ditch Touch ID entirely for facial recognition instead?
Will iPhone 8 ditch Touch ID entirely for facial recognition instead?

The iPhone 8's fingerprint reader's positioning has been the subject of several rumors, with almost all of them pointing towards Apple working on several prototypes to see which one fits the ideal design and functionality for future consumers.

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  • Toronto police looking for stolen service dog named Princess
Toronto police looking for stolen service dog named Princess

While she was inside, Martineau said someone unclipped her dog from its harness and stole it. "I love her so dearly, I miss her". She was wearing a pinky body harness. She said Princess helps her emotionally and physically deal with stress, as well as tremors in her hands. When she came out no more than ten minutes later, Princess was gone, her l...

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  • Israel detains female Palestinian lawmaker
Israel detains female Palestinian lawmaker

Jarrar is a member of the Palestinian parliament, which has not met since 2007 after elections a year earlier were won by the Islamist movement Hamas. The Zionist regime has been denying the lawmaker the right to travel outside the occupied Palestinian territories since 1988. In a statement reported by Bethlehem-based Maan News Agency, Palestinia...

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  • US May Meet Paris Climate Goals Despite Exit — UN Chief
US May Meet Paris Climate Goals Despite Exit — UN Chief

Hawking said that climate change is among the greatest dangers facing Earth. Stephen Hawking fears the climate change views of US President Donald Trump could have a lasting impact on the Earth's environment. Climate scientists, even those usually anxious about future global warming, pushed back against Hawking's claims that Earth woul...

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  • White House gender pay gap has doubled under Donald Trump
White House gender pay gap has doubled under Donald Trump

OpenTheBooks.com , a private organization that tracks government spending, calculates that the Trump White House is costing taxpayers $5 million less, and employing 110 fewer staffers than the the Obama White House in 2015. That's the same salary earned by Senior Counselor Kellyanne Conway and Press Secretary Sean Spicer. According to a repo...

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  • It's not easy making America great again, is it?
It's not easy making America great again, is it?

The Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan nonprofit that studies health policy, analyzed data from both the Senate bill and U.S. House legislation to repeal Obamacare. But Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), one of the main conservative critics of the bill as now written, suggested on the same show the legislation should be junked and process of writin...

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  • Princess' Diaries: Before Padmavati, Deepika Padukone continues playing royalty!
Princess' Diaries: Before Padmavati, Deepika Padukone continues playing royalty!

After spending a restful holiday with her family in Bengaluru, Deepika Padukone was spotted at the Mumbai airport today. There's one "Titanic" poster with Leo and Kate Winslet and a separate one of actor Leonardo Di Caprio, who was a heartthrob when the movie released.

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  • Facebook tries to cut the spam with news feed update
Facebook tries to cut the spam with news feed update

This initiative is latest in the series of changes that Facebook has brought in to fight fake news in past six months. And Facebook says only Pages that depend on these spammers for traffic will see a drop in their distribution. Unfortunately this update only applies to links posted, and not photos, status updates or the like - but the company does...

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  • Tracking Evening Showers and Storms, Hot Holiday Weekend
Tracking Evening Showers and Storms, Hot Holiday Weekend

On Monday there could be a pop-up shower late in the morning, but some storms should start to pop up during the afternoon. It looks like this will be a week where we transition towards the typical hot, humid, isolated afternoon storm weather pattern typical of Alabama summers.

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  • One injured as ME tornado tears up trees, utility poles
One injured as ME tornado tears up trees, utility poles

The tornado then moved across Moose Pond and onshore near the causeway of Route 302, where multiple utility poles were blown over. "Another eyewitness was traveling on United States 302 when he observed what he described as a rain wrapped tornado crossing the causeway over Moose Pond".

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  • NASA reveals a plan to test asteroid defense technique
NASA reveals a plan to test asteroid defense technique

Scientist would use Earth-based observatories to assess the effect of the kinetic impactor technique on the orbit of Didymos B and determine whether the approach can be used an asteroid deflection strategy. Asteroid Day is June 30th, the anniversary of the 1908 Tunguska impact, when a space rock, approximately 120 ft wide detonated in the sky, th...

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  • Google fined a record 2.4 billion euros in European Union antitrust case
Google fined a record 2.4 billion euros in European Union antitrust case

Having been fined the equivalent of a record $2.7 billion for the abuse of its market leader position in tweaking online shopping promotions, it remains to be seen how Google reacts to a market across the Atlantic attempting to make a level playing field.

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  • No extra charges for bank card payment under GST; revenue secretary
No extra charges for bank card payment under GST; revenue secretary

Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia on Sunday cleared apprehensions of the consumers over the complexities of the Goods and Services Tax (GST ) reform, which is likely to benefit the honest taxpayers. There is no need of registration starting a new business, means you can register within 30 days after starting the business. First part filled by the d...

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  • Google marks 140th anniversary of Wimbledon with an animated doodle
Google marks 140th anniversary of Wimbledon with an animated doodle

British champ Andy Murray will be defending his title in the men's singles tournament, but last year's victor of the women's title Serena Williams will not be on court this summer, as she is now pregnant. And there are bound to be more centre-court heroics this year at SW19. 'The Referee and Committee consult with both the ATP and WTA Tours, ...

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  • PJ Tucker, Houston Rockets reach 4-year, $32M deal
PJ Tucker, Houston Rockets reach 4-year, $32M deal

ET Saturday, but he talked to members of the Rockets, including All-Star James Harden , The Vertical reported. Including his postseason showings, the 32-year-old played for a total of 91 games last season and had a PPG (Points Per Game) of 6.7 and an RPG (Rebounds Per Game) of 5.8.

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  • EDF Raises Hinkley Point Completion Costs by GBP1.5 Billion
EDF Raises Hinkley Point Completion Costs by GBP1.5 Billion

EDF's chief executive Edward de Rivaz is to be replaced in October, something that has added to the delays said the power supplier. EDF attributed this to design changes to meet regulatory demands; the volume and sequencing of the work; and introduction of new supplier contracts.

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  • 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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