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Bihar floods: Narendra Modi announces Rs 500 crore for relief work

Bihar floods: Narendra Modi announces Rs 500 crore for relief work

As per the reports of Indian Express, while talking to ANI , Lalu Yadav said that Bihar not hitten by the disaster itself, Engineers of Nitish brought it by diverting the dams. After the survey, Narendra Modi held a meeting with senior officials of the state government at Purnea. Later-on, after completing the survey, PM called a meeting of the Ministers including Chief Minister and Cabinet to discuss the situations arose by the flood. Read More

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Airstrikes kill 14 civilians in Sanaa

Airstrikes kill 14 civilians in Sanaa

In the Yemeni capital Sanaa, in a residential area on the outskirts, two buildings were reduced to rubble. Referring to the events, the expert said Saudi news outlets had claimed an infighting between the Houthis and the GPC, presuming that Saudi-backed militants could destroy their coalition in Sana'a but the Thursday rally proved them wrong. Read More

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Protecting yourself and money after winning the lottery

Protecting yourself and money after winning the lottery

Mavis Wanczyk laughs beside state treasurer Deb Goldberg during a news conference (Josh Reynolds/AP) The previous evening, she recalled, she was leaving work with a firefighter and remarked: "It's never going to be me". Wednesday's Powerball jackpot was up to an estimated $700 million, the second largest jackpot in history. Tom Rietz, a professor at the University of Iowa who researches probabilities, says it's hard for people to fathom what odds of one in 292.2 million mean. Read More

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In split verdict, SC strikes down validity of 'triple talaq' divorce

In split verdict, SC strikes down validity of 'triple talaq' divorce

All of the judges that attended the trial were from the five faiths that are now being practiced in India: Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism and Zoroastrianism. The invidious procedure of triple talaq is confined to the Sunnis alone, not only in India, but around the world. Unfortunately, the same rule does not apply for women as they are not allowed to use the Triple Talaq to instantly divorce their husband. Read More

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A look at the president's pardon power and how it works

A look at the president's pardon power and how it works

Justice Department guidelines say pardon requests shouldn't be made until five years have passed between a conviction or completion of a sentence. "President Trump's pardon of Joe Arpaio is a direct attack on the court's ability to compel powerful people to follow the rule of law - and amounts to a shameful endorsement of racial profiling that undermines the rights and security of all Americans". Read More

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Key Trump staffer was on the brink of resigning after Charlottesville response

Key Trump staffer was on the brink of resigning after Charlottesville response

Trump sparked a mass exodus of White House advisers after he responded to neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville by condemning hate "on many sides" and defending as "very fine people" some who had marched with white supremacists . There is speculation that Cohn will depart the White House once tax reform is completed, which he predicts by the end of the year. But of course nobody is suggesting that Cohn should have quit because of something the Nazis said. Read More

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Park service grants permit for Patriot Rally in Crissy Field

Park service grants permit for Patriot Rally in Crissy Field

Officials from both Berkeley and San Francisco urged opponents to attend separate events scheduled at the same time as the politically conservative gatherings on Saturday and Sunday. We can not deny a permit to anyone planning to exercise their First Amendment rights based on their political stance or beliefs. "We'll be ready if there's anybody bringing in weapons". Read More

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Typhoon Hato Hits China

Typhoon Hato Hits China

There was severe flooding on the streets, with some cars nearly completely submerged in the floods, and the water supply were affected in some districts. Hato hit Hong Kong yesterday, uprooting trees, flooding streets, forcing hundreds of flights to be cancelled and halting financial trading. It killed 130 and left 72,000 people homeless in Hong Kong alone. Read More

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Shia mosque attacked in Afghan capital, Kabul

They say many wounded were taken to hospital. He vowed that Afghanistan would stay united in the face of these attacks and that terrorism would be defeated. Worshippers had gathered for Friday prayers when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the mosque. Others said the attackers had been armed with rocket propelled grenade launchers and had holed themselves up in the women's section of the mosque. Read More

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Thailand's former PM Yingluck has fled overseas, say sources

Thailand's former PM Yingluck has fled overseas, say sources

It said it did not believe her excuse that she could not attend the court hearing because of an ear problem. Her court case has been rescheduled for September 27 after she failed to appear on August 25. Yingluck failed to show up to hear the verdict being delivered. Outside of the supreme Court , where the waiting thousands of his followers -and more than 4,000 members of the forces of law and order, confusion reigned on Friday morning. Read More

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U.S. interior chief says he won't eliminate protected lands

U.S. interior chief says he won't eliminate protected lands

The interior department has provided no public details on the size or location of these boundary changes, though Zinke told the AP he felt some monuments are too large. Of the remaining 21 national monuments up for review, 16 are in the onshore, and all but one - Maine's Katahdin Woods and Waters - are in the West. "That narrative is patently false and shameful". Read More

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White House calls Trump's relationship with Republican lawmakers 'fine'

White House calls Trump's relationship with Republican lawmakers 'fine'

She said that there would always be come policy differences between leaders but the president and Capitol Hill Republicans were in agreement on major issues, including passing tax reform. "I think that's a ridiculous and outrageous claim and doesn't dignify a response from this podium", Sanders said. "I requested that Mitch M & Paul R tie the Debt Ceiling legislation into the popular V.A. Read More

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China opposes US's unilateral sanctions, urges withdrawal

China opposes US's unilateral sanctions, urges withdrawal

A spokeswoman for China's Foreign Ministry said China "opposes the unilateral sanctions. especially the "long-arm jurisdiction" of the USA punishing Chinese people and companies based on US law. "For far too long, China has enabled North Korea to pursue nuclear development, cyber warfare, global provocation, and egregious human rights violations". Read More

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Vehicle drives through protesters after vigil for transgender woman

Vehicle drives through protesters after vigil for transgender woman

The vigil spilled into the streets - it's not clear why law enforcement allowed this - and at one point, an impatient driver whose auto was surrounded refused to stop, allegedly hitting three of the protesters . He was arrested and charged with felony fleeing, police said. Louis to honor Herring , a black Mercedes hit three protesters , injuring a man and two women who sustained minor injuries and required no medical treatment. Read More

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Danish submarine owner may be charged with murder

Danish submarine owner may be charged with murder

Madsen, meanwhile, has already been charged with manslaughter relating to the death of Wall . Wall was driven by her passion to cover untold and unusual stories, according to those who had been involved in publishing her work. He had launched his submarine, the UC3 Nautilus , in 2008 with the help of crowdfunding. Madsen was picked up by a private boat. The navy said the sub had been seen sailing, but then sank shortly afterward. Read More

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Major brawl breaks out between Tigers and Yankees

Major brawl breaks out between Tigers and Yankees

Fulmer has struggled through last few starts and in his last encounter against the Yanks he gave up six earned runs throwing over six innings. That one lone run allowed is significant too as Luis Severino (10-5, 3.10) hurled 6.2 innings of almost ideal pitching, spoiled only by a solo home run by Ian Kinsler in his final inning of work. Read More

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Dera Followers Stock Arms, Fuel Ahead of Ram Rahim Case Verdict

Dera Followers Stock Arms, Fuel Ahead of Ram Rahim Case Verdict

Ahead of the expected verdict on Friday against Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram Raheem, on rape charges of two women followers almost 15 years ago, the city of Chnadigarh and Panchkula are in a state of complete standstill. Most of these districts are close to Sirsa in Haryana. As per media reports, Haryana and Punjab governments have blocked mobile internet services, as concerns spread over stockpiling of weapons including lathis or wooden sticks. Read More

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DOJ Modifies Request for Info on Trump Protesters

DOJ Modifies Request for Info on Trump Protesters

DreamHost claims the information in the warrant could sweep up as many as 1.3 million IP address, as well as thousands of email addresses and personal information about people who visited the site. The dispute between Dreamhost and federal authorities has been ongoing for weeks, as the company has pushed back against the requests as overbroad and potentially chilling to free speech rights. Read More

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Potential Terror Plot Cancels LA Rock Band Allah-Las' Rotterdam Concert

Potential Terror Plot Cancels LA Rock Band Allah-Las' Rotterdam Concert

The mayor said that a van with Spanish license plates containing several gas canisters was stopped near the venue and that the driver was detained, but police did not offer further information about the threat. Concert organizer Rotown said earlier on Twitter that the concert venue, a former grain silo called Maassilo , was being evacuated because of the unspecified threat and concertgoers would get their money back. Read More

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