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Sensex jumps 216 pts after exit polls give BJP an edge

India's economic growth has bottomed out and will recover further to 7 per cent over the next few quarters, but it is likely to take a few years to return to 7....


Teva Pharm to lay off a quarter of workforce, suspends dividend

He also elaborated on Teva's November announcement, which said that its specialty and generic businesses will be consolidated under one management, in three reg...


Union Cabinet clears bill, makes triple talaq criminal offence

The Supreme Court in August banned the practice of "triple talaq ", calling it "unconstitutional". The ministers included Rajnath Singh , Sushma Swaraj ,...


Nazareth cancels Christmas celebrations to protest United States move on Jerusalem

Mayor Ali Salam cited U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as the reason for the cancellation. "Our identi...


Trump Cuts the Red Tape on Regulations

Trump concluded the remarks by cutting a ribbon representing the red tape connecting a stack of 20,000 pages of federal regulations which represented governme...


Russian ex-minister jailed for bribery

Trial of Ulyukayev began in mid-August. Ulyukayev was the first cabinet-level official to be arrested since the Stalin era of the Soviet Union. Standing befor...


SC extends deadline of linking Aadhaar to bank a/c to March 31

However, the Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said that those who did not have an Aadhaar number but were opening bank accounts would ...


Firefighter Killed Battling Thomas Fire In Southern California, Officials Say

He leaves a pregnant wife and a 2-year-old daughter. "Please join me in keeping our fallen firefighter and his loved ones in your prayers and all the responde...


Donald Trump sends America back to the Moon

On July 20, 1969, United States astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the Moon. This decision comes after recommendations from the National S...


Trump administration scotches suggestion of talks with North Korea

North Korea has hinted that it would be willing to take part in negotiations, but as they have not been forthcoming, appears to have concluded that its nuclear...


Pakistan SC rejects petition seeking disqualification of Imran Khan

The opposition PTI and the ruling PML-N have been keenly waiting for the judgment for weeks because it has attained enormous significance in the backdrop of the...


Macron urges swifter action at 'One Planet' climate summit in Paris

French President Emmanuel Macron announced the " One Planet " summit shortly after US President Donald Trump - who was not invited to the summit - said ...


At least 6700 Rohingya killed in "horrific" Myanmar violence, charity says

Rights groups say the crackdown was the culmination of years of persecution and discrimination against the Muslim group in mainly Buddhist Myanmar, where they...


French school bus crash toll rises to six

The French interior ministry says the tragedy Thursday afternoon left four children dead and critically injured seven other people on the bus that was transport...


Haley says missile parts prove Iran violating United Nations resolutions

The Iranian mission said the accusations leveled by Haley were meant to divert attention from the devastating war in Yemen being led by Saudi Arabia, a key USA ...


Jalebi, laddoos ready for Rahul Gandhi takeover. So sweet

A day before Rahul Gandhi is set to take over Congress reins, mother Sonia Gandhi who has led the Grand Old Party for almost 20 years on Friday indicated early ...


Oregon Borrows from Medicaid as Congress Fiddles on Children's Health

September 30 was the deadline to extend the program. But Pennsylvania's CHIP program is forecast to run out of money in February. "I know that if I had ha...


16-Year-Old Louisiana Student Ayrton Little Accepted Into Harvard

My oldest son got into Stanford on Friday and we have been waiting for a response from Harvard, and I just can't believe it. The 53-second clip is a roller co...


MSP looking at MT remains in Skelton case

Tanner, Alexander and Andrew Skelton were ages 5, 7 and 9 at the time they were reported missing. There could be a development in the long-cold case of three ...


A day after exit polls, BJP mocks at Congress

Times Now-VMR predicted that BJP might get 109 out if 182 seats while the Congress will have to settle for 70 seats. If indeed the forecast holds true, then n...


Japan expands sanctions aimed at North Korea

The successful Iran Nuclear Agreement was only possible because the US and Iran came to the negotiating table without preconditions . Less than a day after U...


Israel strikes Gaza, raids West Bank University

Mahmoud al-Zahar, a Palestinian politician and co-founder of Hamas who is also a member of the Hamas leadership in the Gaza Strip said Thursday that the Gaza-...


Modi calls for constructive winter session

Attacking the BJP for the delayed and shorter Winter Session , the Congress leader said that "the session, which was supposed to end, is starting now". The Hou...


Re-election bid up to Assad, Russia says

He had hoped to get the two sides together rather than shuttling between their separate meeting rooms but the Syrian president Bashar Al Assad's delegation refu...


Bermuda poised to become first nation to repeal same-sex 'marriage'

The lower congressional body of the self-governing British territory already approved repeal. But it appears unlikely that the governor will block the bill. "As...


Kashmir Valley, Ladakh freeze at below-zero temperatures

The highway was closed for vehicular traffic on Monday evening as a precautionary measure following the adverse weather advisory issued by the Met Department. T...


Plane with 25 people crashes in Canada, no deaths reported

They have also confirmed that there was no fire or explosion on the plane. The West Wind Aviation ATR-42 was carrying 25 people when it went down in the weste...


Ohio College Student Attempted Trading Chicken Alfredo For Sex With Minor

An Ohio college student who reportedly prepared to meet and have sex with an underage boy was arrested when the boy he was supposed to meet turned out to be...


Pence Visit to Israel Delayed Over Tax Reform Vote

Vice President Pence has reportedly delayed his trip to the Middle East by three days due to the GOP's tax legislation efforts. Pence was expected to address ...


United Nations official: NKoreans say it is important to prevent war

Security Council behind closed doors on his visit. He said the United Nations could act as a facilitator. Feltman described his visit as "constructive and p...