• Sushma Swaraj arrives in Kathmandu
Sushma Swaraj arrives in Kathmandu

Participating ministers will also jointly call on Nepalese Prime Minister. Earlier in the day, the BIMSTEC Secretary-level talks were held to discuss agenda for the ministerial meeting, which will take place on Friday. Relations between India and Nepal were dented after a five-month economic blockade at the border a year ago, but since then, the ...

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  • DfT reveals victor of West Midlands rail franchise
DfT reveals victor of West Midlands rail franchise

They will continue to receive 50 per cent of their money back for delays of half an hour and full compensation if it is more than an hour. More than £70m will be invested in new and existing depots and there will be a £60m fund for station enhancements, including new auto and bicycle parking spaces, refurbished waiting rooms, and cycle hire.

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  • North Korea threatened Guam numerous times in the past
North Korea threatened Guam numerous times in the past

North Korea's military has said it is crafting a plan to "contain" the U.S. military bases in Guam with ballistic missile fire. Trump's response to that news was to further fan the flames of belligerence between the US and the DPRK. Governor Eddie Calvo assured the residents of Guam of their safety. "It appears to mean an operation to put ...

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  • Standoff with gunman on I-75 in Monroe County ends peacefully
Standoff with gunman on I-75 in Monroe County ends peacefully

State police say that during the chase the man used Facebook live to make threats toward officers and was believed to have a gun. The suspect vehicle was eventually located on I-75 in Monroe County, where police resumed the pursuit. Northbound I-75 reopened about noon. The suspect allegedly was streaming on Facebook Live and a gun was seen in t...

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  • Channing Tatum gives NC gas station clerk a 'Magic Mike' moment
Channing Tatum gives NC gas station clerk a 'Magic Mike' moment

After pretending to be the store's manager in front of customers, Tatum noted to Beatrice that the store played good music. He bantered with the cashier and later danced with her to the tune of Nas' "If I Ruled The World". As of Wednesday night, the video on Tatum's Facebook page had over 10 million views and almost 80,000 shares. When Beatrice ask...

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  • Japan, US do air drills amid tensions
Japan, US do air drills amid tensions

The North Korean army announced it was examining plans for attacking the island, which serves as a launching pad for the USA military. However, should North Korea's threats be more than rhetoric, the Pacific Air Forces said they are "ready to fight tonight".

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  • Frozen pizzas scattered on highway after crash
Frozen pizzas scattered on highway after crash

I-30 East is open, but I-30 West is closed where the accident happened. Our CBS affiliate THV11 reports that the tractor trailer hit an overpass, ripped open the side of the trailer and spilled frozen pizzas all over the interstate. The eastbound lanes were reopened after 45 minutes. By that time, traffic had backed up past the I-30/Interstate ...

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  • School buses are on the road again
School buses are on the road again

Distracted driving is one of the main reasons the Indiana State Police report for motorists failing to stop but knowing when to stop can be tricky. The buses that failed are primarily used in the Harrisburg School District. School bus drivers will activate the buses flashing amber/yellow lights when preparing to stop to load and/or unload childre...

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  • Guam Governor plays down North Korean missile attack threat
Guam Governor plays down North Korean missile attack threat

Japan can intercept North Korea's ballistic missiles if Pyongyang ultimately opts to fire them towards USA military targets in the island of Guam in the Pacific, Kyodo cited Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera as saying. The Cheong Wa Dae spokesman refused to elaborate on the steps to be taken, citing the sensitivity of such information, but sa...

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  • Republicans would back postponing election if Trump asked
Republicans would back postponing election if Trump asked

President Donald Trump's warnings against voter fraud stuck a chord with many Republicans, half of whom would support suspending the 2020 election until this problem is fixed. The survey noted that the Republican voters who said they were younger, less educated, strongly identified with the GOP and less invested in political news were the one...

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  • No Signs Of Manipulation Of Kenya Election - EU Observers
No Signs Of Manipulation Of Kenya Election - EU Observers

Later in the day, Mr Odinga's National Super Alliance reiterated its claim that the elections had been hacked and that Mr Odinga had won with more than eight million votes. According to official figures, Kenyatta leads with 54.3 percent votes while Odinga is behind with 44.8 percent votes. Former South president, Thabo Mbeki, who is leading t...

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  • Officials fired over New Orleans' response to torrential rain, flooding
Officials fired over New Orleans' response to torrential rain, flooding

At a 7 a.m. press conference , an official from the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board says at current capacity, the pumping system can handle an inch of rain before standing water occurs. A fire at a turbine that supplies power to drainage pump stations on New Orleans' East Bank has threatened the city's ability to pump water out, as anothe...

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  • Wall St falls on ramp-up of United States tension with N. Korea
Wall St falls on ramp-up of United States tension with N. Korea

The governor of Guam has urged calm amid fears that North Korea is considering carrying out missile strikes on the United States territory. Japan had said on Tuesday it was possible that North Korea had already developed nuclear warheads and warned of an acute threat posed by its weapons programmes as Pyongyang's continues missile and n...

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  • Sharif kicks off roadshow to Lahore in show of strength
Sharif kicks off roadshow to Lahore in show of strength

Analysts and opinion-makers on Wednesday were divided over the true goal behind the rally, which Sharif has termed a "homecoming" rally . However, what definitely does concern me and many others around me is the state of hardcore disarray in which Pakistan now stands.

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  • Trump's claims on nuclear modernization crumble under scrutiny
Trump's claims on nuclear modernization crumble under scrutiny

Trump wrote at 4:56 a.m: "My first order as president was to renovate and modernize our nuclear arsenal. We don't have a bigger or more powerful nuclear arsenal today", Harrison said. Trump's nuclear order was what's referred to as a presidential memorandum . "But it's going to take about three decades before all of these modernization programs ...

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  • How major United States stock market indexes fared Wednesday
How major United States stock market indexes fared Wednesday

Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average slid 52 points, or 0.2 percent, to 22,032. Regional stocks remained lower throughout the session after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made an explicit threat to strike a USA military base in Guam (http://www.

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  • Mosquitoes Near Mitchell Come Back Positive for West Nile
Mosquitoes Near Mitchell Come Back Positive for West Nile

The first human case of West Nile virus this year has been confirmed in North Covington , according to a release from the Department of Health and Hospitals. To help eliminate breeding sites, residents can eliminate any standing water on their property, discard old tires, maintain swimming pools and ponds, change water in bird baths twice a week a...

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  • Ex-Trump staffers reveal love child after campaign trail sex scandal
Ex-Trump staffers reveal love child after campaign trail sex scandal

Miller told Page Six in a statement that he and his wife, who gave birth to a baby girl in January, have happily accepted William into their lives. Really freaky. And you never attempted to contact me by phone today. Still, the two former Trump surrogates embroiled in the alleged affair are feuding, and the birth of a child is marred by decepti...

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  • With no Wednesday victor, Powerball jackpot grows
With no Wednesday victor, Powerball jackpot grows

This is the sixth largest jackpot in the game's history. The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday and the next Powerball drawing is Saturday. It increased to $382 million when no tickets matched all six winning numbers: 11, 17, 50, 52 and 74, plus the Mega Ball 14.

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  • Energy Department shows continued growth in wind industry
Energy Department shows continued growth in wind industry

The wind industry now supports 101,738 U.S.jobs, a 32 percent increase over 2015. The fastest growing job category in the U.S.is now "wind energy technician". While many factors affect these auction prices, the recent trend in price declines indicates a reduction in offshore wind costs. That includes 12 projects that have won competitive lease ...

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  • Bill Murray Gets Emotional During Visit to 'Groundhog Day' Musical on Broadway
Bill Murray Gets Emotional During Visit to 'Groundhog Day' Musical on Broadway

The New York Times writer Sopan Debb, who had kept up a running commentary of Bill's reactions to the show on Tuesday, tweeted on Wednesday night: "THIS IS NOT A JOKE: Bill Murray went to see the Groundhog Day musical again tonight".

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  • CBSE to make NEET common question paper in all languages
CBSE to make NEET common question paper in all languages

Observing that there must be a common paper for NEET examinations, the top court ordered the CBSE and Centre to file an affidavit stating that from next year onwards identical questions will have to be set irrespective of language. "We want you to consult experts and file an affidavit as to how you (CBSE) are going to implement uniformity in standa...

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  • Anthony Scaramucci's time in the White House could be a movie
Anthony Scaramucci's time in the White House could be a movie

After Lizza's initial report, Scaramucci said he " made a mistake in trusting a reporter ", and that the phone call was "l$3 egally" on the record , though in "spirit", "it was off." "People know. This will mark Scaramucci's first televised interviews since leaving his Washington DC gig. Scaramucci, in a follow-up tweet , said Lizza "absolut...

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  • Kings' Zach Randolph Reportedly Arrested For Marijuana Possession
Kings' Zach Randolph Reportedly Arrested For Marijuana Possession

Randolph, who signed with the Sacramento Kings earlier this summer, was one of three people detained by Los Angeles police on Wednesday. Randolph was arrested and charged with drug possession with intent to sell, a felony, after being found with a large quantity of marijuana, and the crowd became increasingly unruly as arrests were made.

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  • First fatal crash reported at Sturgis Rally
First fatal crash reported at Sturgis Rally

On Thursday, the Highway Patrol reported a crash in the region, where a 24-year-old Iowa man was killed. "A lot of people are traveling from all over the country, many are headed up to South Dakota , they make side trips throughout Wyoming and Casper is no different".

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  • Mattis warns NKorea against risking 'destruction of its people'
Mattis warns NKorea against risking 'destruction of its people'

Mattis has consistently said that he prefers to resolve issues over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs through diplomacy - noting military action could yield catastrophic consequences. "So I think.what the president is doing is sending a strong message to North Korea in language that Kim Jong Un would understand, because he doesn't seem to...

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  • Majority thinks Russian Federation probe should include Trump finances
Majority thinks Russian Federation probe should include Trump finances

The majority of Americans believe that the investigation into Russia's alleged efforts to influence the USA presidential election in 2016 is "a serious matter that should be fully investigated", a recent opinion poll showed, which was conducted for CNN by an independent research company SSRS.

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  • Forecasters warn of patchy, dense fog in Albany Thursday
Forecasters warn of patchy, dense fog in Albany Thursday

Skies will be cloudy, and highs will hit 81 degrees. North northeast wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. Thunderstorms are possible overnight Friday and during the day Saturday . At night, temperatures will dip to 68 degrees and skies will remain cloudy. The next timing of showers is a bit unclear, as it's far in the future so many models are in disag...

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  • Unexploded 'WW2 bomb' found at Fukushima nuclear site
Unexploded 'WW2 bomb' found at Fukushima nuclear site

The device was found by an employee of a subcontractor working on the Fukushima Daiichii site, according to a spokesman for the company Tokyo Electric Power. Building work has now been halted as police cordon off a one kilometre area around the site. In 2005, the unearthing of a 1-ton bomb in western Tokyo caused the evacuation of 7,000 residents...

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  • Doklam row not serious, Hindi, Chini Bhai-Bhai, says Dalai Lama
Doklam row not serious, Hindi, Chini Bhai-Bhai, says Dalai Lama

Speaking at a public event, the Tibetan spiritual leader described India and China as close neighbours but cautioned against "harsh words". "I do not think it ( Doklam standoff ) is very serious". China has been asking India to withdraw troops from the disputed Doklam area to discard any possibility of military confrontation. The report further add...

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  • London Police Search For Runner Who Pushed Woman In Front Of Bus
London Police Search For Runner Who Pushed Woman In Front Of Bus

They released shocking footage showing the man pushing a 33-year-old woman into the busy road as he ran across the West London bridge. She only avoided a passing double-decker bus because of the quick reactions of its driver, police said.

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  • PM leads tributes in Rajya Sabha as Vice-President Hamid Ansari bids farewell
PM leads tributes in Rajya Sabha as Vice-President Hamid Ansari bids farewell

On the last day of his decade-long tenure as the Vice President of India and the Upper House Chairman, Ansari also stressed that Rajya Sabha was the creation of the Constitution that portrays Indian diversity. The chair is like an empire in a cricket witnessing players, from where you can see it all but not become a part of it. "But dealing wit...

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  • Guam's residents concerned but have faith in USA military
Guam's residents concerned but have faith in USA military

Guam's Department of Homeland Security and Office of Civil Defense say they are monitoring North Korea with us military and government officials. He talks about the start of the war, how after World War Two Korea was a battle ground with South Koreans, Americans and the United Nations fighting North Koreans and Chinese backed by the Soviet Un...

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  • Flipkart Receives funding from SoftBank, Biggest private investment in Indian Tech Company
Flipkart Receives funding from SoftBank, Biggest private investment in Indian Tech Company

The company was, until recently, leading talks for the sale of Snapdeal to Flipkart to salvage a part of its investment and, subsequently, invest fresh capital into Flipkart . The major investors in Flipkart prior to the latest round were USA hedge fund Tiger Global, South Africa's Naspers and Indian venture capital firm Accel Partners, amon...

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  • Watford reel in Richarlison
Watford reel in Richarlison

Richarlison was signed by Brazilian top division side Fluminense from second-tier side America Mineiro in 2016. The Brazil Under-20 worldwide had been linked with both Manchester United and Chelsea but arrives at Vicarage Road for a reported £11.2million fee.

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