• Omar Khadr to be offered apology, at least $10 million from Canada
Omar Khadr to be offered apology, at least $10 million from Canada

In 2010, he pled guilty to multiple charges, including murder, and received an eight year sentence. His lawyers demanded $ 20 million (13.6 million euros) to the canadian government, arguing that his rights as a prisoner had been violated.

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  • ME leaders have tentative deal to end impasse
ME leaders have tentative deal to end impasse

He also criticized the closed-door negotiations and accused lawmakers of rushing into a bad compromise "so they can go home for the Fourth of July". The biggest deficit, and potentially the biggest political crisis, is in IL, the fifth-largest USA state, home to more than 12 million people, which entered its third year without a budget, amid warn...

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  • SC Accepts Woman's Abortion Plea For Her 26 Week Foetus
SC Accepts Woman's Abortion Plea For Her 26 Week Foetus

However, what is not dealt with in the present judgment is the accommodation of women's consent and agency, irrespective of the situation of grave danger to the life of the pregnant woman or her foetus. "The ceiling of 20 weeks is therefore arbitrary, harsh, discriminatory and violative of Articles 14 and 21 of the Constitution of India", it has sa...

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  • Boko Haram members surrender to Nigeria Army
Boko Haram members surrender to Nigeria Army

The fight against the Boko Haram group is being executed under the Operation Laafiya Dole - Peace by all means, mandate. The attackers rode camels into Ngalewa, about 50 km north of the border with Nigeria - home of the Boko Haram insurgency - said Maman Nour, the director of a community radio station in the nearby town of Kabelawa.

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  • Austria Ready To Deploy Soldiers To Stop Migrant Influx
Austria Ready To Deploy Soldiers To Stop Migrant Influx

Austrian Defence Minister Hans Peter Doskozil told the mass-circulation Kronen Zeitung in an interview published on Tuesday that he expected restrictions would be introduced along the Alpine boundary with Italy "very soon". Italy summoned the Austrian ambassador here for talks after Austria said it was ready to militarize its border with Italy to...

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  • Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer & Novak Djokovic through after
Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer & Novak Djokovic through after

I'm happy to be here and that was my big goal that I would be back here healthy and I made it, so I already achieved my dream. Federer's easy win had two milestones in it as the Swiss player recorded his 10,000th career ace in the eighth game of the opening set with a attractive outward serve on the deuce court.

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  • Kovind seeking support of everyone cutting across party lines: BJP
Kovind seeking support of everyone cutting across party lines: BJP

BJP leaders said the NDA's target is to get 70 per cent votes in the electoral college of MPs and MLAs. Mulayam, a Lok Sabha MP, had already expressed his support for Kovind. "So, naturally, we can not support a candidate it supports", TMC MLA Sudip Roy Barman told reporters at the party headquarters here. She met Congress and Trinamool Congress ...

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  • North Dallas High School teacher, husband found dead on New Mexico roadside
North Dallas High School teacher, husband found dead on New Mexico roadside

Found shot dead: Tammy Kokotkiewicz and her husband Jacob. They bodies were found in a pick-up truck along the side of the Interstate 40 about 30 miles outside of Albuquerque, an online article stated. On her Facebook page, Kokotkiewicz said she went to the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. The couple appe...

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  • Meira Kumar arriving in city today
Meira Kumar arriving in city today

On July 17, the electors will cast their votes to elect the next President of India. "This unity of 17 political parties is based on firm ideological positions - the philosophy, and the value system - which are so dear to me and which are so dear to most of the people of the country".

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  • Pakistan athletes to take part in in Asian Athletics Championships at Bhubaneswar
Pakistan athletes to take part in in Asian Athletics Championships at Bhubaneswar

President of the Athletics Federation of Pakistan, Akram Sahi, said they were pleased to have come to India and appreciated the efforts of the Indian Athletics Federation. Ahmed Al Kamali, Member of the Board of the International Association of Athletics Federations, IAAF, and President of the UAE Athletics Federation, will head the UAE team delega...

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  • Americans have severe trust issues with media, Congress
Americans have severe trust issues with media, Congress

In the poll conducted among 1,205 adults from June 21-25 , 20 percent said the overall tone and level of civility in Washington between Republicans and Democrats has stayed the same and 6 percent said it has improved. However, Cohen said the "biggest danger for Republicans is that they grow content with firing up the base: Fully three-quarte...

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  • Seattle man charged with fatally shooting wife on Uber ride
Seattle man charged with fatally shooting wife on Uber ride

At 12:20 a.m. Sunday morning, Espitia and his wife caught a ride using the Uber ride share service . "The couple got into an Uber vehicle for a ride shortly after midnight Sunday, according to probable-cause documents". The suspect told police he drank alcohol and didn't remember what happened from the time he and his wife were looking for tra...

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  • Over 101000 arrivals in Europe by sea,85000 in Italy
Over 101000 arrivals in Europe by sea,85000 in Italy

The study also found that nearly 80 percent of the refugees and migrants in Libya were young men, aged 22 on average and travelling alone. "We need to have other countries joining Italy and sharing that responsibility", Vincent Cochetel, the UNHCR's special envoy for the central Mediterranean, told reporters in Geneva.

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  • Boiler explosion kills 8 at Bangladeshi garment factory
Boiler explosion kills 8 at Bangladeshi garment factory

He added more than 40 workers of the factory were taken to different health facilities. The factory, which is owned by textile manufacturers Multifabs supplies knitted apparel to clients in Europe, including Littlewood, based in the UK. February 2006 - A garment factory building collapses in Dhaka killing 21 workers and injuring dozens. Februar...

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  • RT Viral: China's 'car-eating' giant bus a $19mn scam, police claim
RT Viral: China's 'car-eating' giant bus a $19mn scam, police claim

The test drive down a 300-metre stretch of road made headlines around the globe. It was supposed to be the solution to China's notorious traffic congestion, but after a test run previous year, the project has mostly been idle since then . Turns out a giant bus in China created to straddle traffic, allowing cars to pass underneath, was not only a b...

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  • Nigeria's 1st Lady Returns To The UK To Visit President Buhari
Nigeria's 1st Lady Returns To The UK To Visit President Buhari

Meanwhile, a group in North East Democratic Enlightenment Initiative (NDEI) has declared its supports for Sule Lamido , the former Jigawa state governor, to contest for the 2019 presidential election. "There is today no party that is better than PDP and as soon as those concerns which are in a way genuine are addressed, those who have stepped asid...

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  • Game of Thrones' Hodor recreates 'hold the door' scene for KFC ad
Game of Thrones' Hodor recreates 'hold the door' scene for KFC ad

Kristian Nairn , the actor who played Hodor in Game Of Thrones , appears in a new advert for KFC . (Too soon, too soon.) However, he has an epiphany over a " chicken and rice " order, rather than his name, thus promoting the new menu item.

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  • Ananya Panday in Student Of The Year 2 opposite Tiger Shroff?
Ananya Panday in Student Of The Year 2 opposite Tiger Shroff?

Until now there were reports that Tiger's real lady love Disha Patani will be one the female leads. Chunky Panday's daughter Ananya Panday was reportedly a protegee of Salman Khan but now it is being heard that the newbie will be launched in the Hindi film industry by none other than, the 'flag bearer of nepotism, ' Karan Johar .

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  • Florida Man Accidentally Shoots Himself in Crotch
Florida Man Accidentally Shoots Himself in Crotch

WKMG reports that Cedrick Jelts, 38, sat on a gun that was resting on the driver's seat in his Nissan Altima when it accidentally fired. His girlfriend, Shanekia Roberts, quickly saw that Jelks had suffered a gunshot wound to his genitals and immediately rushed him to the hospital, where he underwent surgery.

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  • Subway to open 500 new stores in United Kingdom and Ireland
Subway to open 500 new stores in United Kingdom and Ireland

The firm said consumer demand was the reason behind the rapid expansion and plans to revamp its menu. That means there would be nearly double the number of Subway franchises to that of its United Kingdom baked-goods rival Greggs, which has 1,698 stores.

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  • Majority of BC wildfires human caused in 2017
Majority of BC wildfires human caused in 2017

Visibility continues to be an issue due to smoke and cloud cover in the area. Chris Keon, an assistant chief of the Surrey fire department, says that brush and grass fires - mostly caused by cigarettes - are up by about 30 per cent year over year.

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  • SEE PICS : Sonam Kapoor into a white heavenly princess!
SEE PICS : Sonam Kapoor into a white heavenly princess!

The actress who left everyone impressed with her fashion picks during the Cannes festival, did it again this time at the Paris Couture Week by her fashion credentials. The duo had also bumped into Juhi Chawla and later they had a lot of fun together. Apparently, the ball will be based on the theme, "Beauty and the Beast", which will have all the la...

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  • Juncker lashes out at 'ridiculous' European Union parliament
Juncker lashes out at 'ridiculous' European Union parliament

This is not the first time that a small turnout discusses matters concerning Malta - the same happened during a debate on the rule of law - although Malta's successful presidency may have inspired few MEPs to make the meeting. He called the former Luxembourg prime minister's behaviour arrogant and self-righteous, and said the commission president...

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  • Tips for keeping your pets safe this Fourth of July
Tips for keeping your pets safe this Fourth of July

Those are available for sale and use in outlying parts of the metro region, including the Tri-Cities and the counties of Amelia, Caroline, Goochland, Hanover, New Kent and Powhatan. Wait 20 minutes and treat as spent fireworks, soaking overnight and placing in a metal container with a lid, away from any structure. - Do not experiment with homemad...

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  • 31-year-old actor files domestic violence case against husband
31-year-old actor files domestic violence case against husband

Iranian model Mandana Karimi became a household name after she appeared in the ninth season of the controversial reality show Bigg Boss , which was hosted by superstar Salman Khan . The actress, in her petition, has asked for maintenance of up to Rs 10 lakh per month for her basic necessities and a compensation of Rs 2 crore for the trauma that s...

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  • SBI PO main exam 2017 results declared; Download the selection list here
SBI PO main exam 2017 results declared; Download the selection list here

State bank of India had changed their selection process from past year, to a two tier written test - Prelims & Mains.This has reduced the time taken to release the results which once took longer than expected.All those who are shortlisted now, must appear for Interviews.

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  • A chance for rain on the 4th of July
A chance for rain on the 4th of July

Scattered showers and storms this evening will dissipate with just a stray storm possible in a few spots tonight . Highs will remain in the lower 90s. Fri: High: 95 Low: 72 Mostly sunny. Our high today will reach a muggy 87. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Friday , July 7 - Mostly sunny, with a high near 100.

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  • No more long que's in the state check posts - GST effect
No more long que's in the state check posts - GST effect

According to a report in Times of India, GST may help the Indian economy save up to Rs 2300 crore in transportation costs alone. However, it is "far simpler" than the previous system, under which each state set its own sales taxes - in addition to the central government - and imposed border taxes on goods entering the state.

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  • J&K: Police detain traders for protesting against GST implementation in state
J&K: Police detain traders for protesting against GST implementation in state

The entire opposition as well as Kashmir Inc. has been critical of the government saying the Constitutional Amendment 101 under which the government aims to implement the new GST regime in the State would impinge upon fiscal autonomy and Article 370, which accords special status to the State.

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  • Crude Oil Leaks After Freight Train Derails in Pa.
Crude Oil Leaks After Freight Train Derails in Pa.

No one was injured in the derailment. Officials say oil was leaking from numerous freight cars and first responders were on the scene to identify the leaks and keep the spill from spreading. Much of the oil spilled into the trenches already dug out for the pipeline. The Environmental Protection Agency will be assessing the damage caused. While th...

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  • Backed fighters enter IS held Raqa from south for 1st time
Backed fighters enter IS held Raqa from south for 1st time

The advance toward Raqqa city began past year, as Kurdish-led forces fought to clear rural parts of the province of the presence of ISIS militants. Islamic State fighters destroyed the Al-Nuri mosque last month as Iraqi forces also backed by the coalition closed in during their offensive aimed at securing the last remaining sections of Mosul.

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  • Badoo killings: Police order Ikorodu residents to always carry valid ID cards
Badoo killings: Police order Ikorodu residents to always carry valid ID cards

In recent times, the cult group has carried out several horrific attacks in Ikorodu, sparking outrage from members of the public as well as traditionalists in Ikorodu. "This has become important and necessary because of the series of police operations lined up in the area by the Lagos state police command led by the deputy commissioner of police in...

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  • Man arrested for Chinese scholar's disappearance in US
Man arrested for Chinese scholar's disappearance in US

The 27-year-old woman at the University of IL, who has been missing since June 9, was believed to have died after authorities captured the suspected kidnapper last week. Authorities believe the 28-year-old Christensen had picked up Zhang near the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus back in June and abducted the Chinese student.

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  • Manmohan Singh skips GST launch; NCP, SP attend function
Manmohan Singh skips GST launch; NCP, SP attend function

The problem for the opposition parties could increase as the lack of unity has become visible just before the start of the monsoon session of Parliament later this month where the political group opposed to the National Democratic Alliance wanted to corner the government on the issues of farm debt, India's relations with Pakistan and China and th...

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  • Demonetisation: Can't ban people from depositing old notes, says Supreme Court
Demonetisation: Can't ban people from depositing old notes, says Supreme Court

While hearing a batch of petitions challenging the scrapping of March 31 deadline to deposit old currency with the Reserve Bank of India , the Supreme Court on July 4 made some harsh remarks and questioned the Centre's move. In his November 8 speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that those facing genuine difficulty in depositing demonetised...

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