• Russia’s Kislyak: talks with Trump’s ex-security aide ‘absolutely transparent’

    Reuters News: MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s former ambassador to Washington, Sergei Kislyak, said on Saturday his conversations with former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn had been transparent and focused on matters of U.S.-Russia cooperation. Kislyak ended his tenure in Washington in July but remains a key figure...
  • ‘Pharma bro’ Shkreli convicted of fraud in U.S. court, assails ‘witch hunt’

    Reuters News: NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. jury convicted Martin Shkreli, the brash former drug company and hedge fund executive, on Friday of defrauding investors in hedge funds he ran years before he gained fame for jacking up the price of a drug. Jurors in U.S. District Court...
  • U.S. gun background checks in July fell most since 2013

    Reuters News: SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Background checks related to U.S. firearm purchases suffered their deepest quarterly decline in over three years in July, suggesting a sales slump despite price discounts aimed at improving customer demand following President Donald Trump’s election. Fears that Democratic candidate Hilary Clinton would win...
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    Mississippi crash: Sixteen dead in Marines Corps plane incident

    The crash plane happened in LeFlore County, about 100 miles (160km) north of Jackson, the state capital. All 16 victims were on the Marine Corps aircraft and there were no survivors, Leflore County emergency management director Fred Randle said. the incident was a “tragedy”. “Our men and women in...
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    Polio worker shot dead in Pakistan: officials

    He was shot by two motorbike riders armed with assault  rifes as he returned to his base from an outreach campaign. Nobody claimed responsibility for the attack but Taliban militants have attacked polio workers in the province in the past. More than 100 people have been killed in such...
  • Army frustrates efforts for Daesh foothold in Balochistan

    Balochistan: According to details, security forces killed 12 hardcore terrorists including two suicide bombers during the operation that was conducted from 1st to 3rd of this month. “The successful operation by Security Forces in Mastung denied establishment of any direct / indirect ISIS organized infrastructure in Balochistan,” ISPR said in...
  • London attack: Macron and Turnbull lead world condemnation

    President Emmanuel Macron said France, which had four citizens injured in the attack, was more than ever at Britain’s side. Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull said his “prayers and resolute solidarity” were with the British people. One Australian was in hospital and another was affected by the attack, Mr Turnbull...
  • Why the #FruitBoycott is a bad idea

    It seems like the country has united against the poor. Under the pretext of their ‘campaign’, people are boycotting fruits with the belief that the measure will bring the prices of fruits down. They claim their campaign is against profiteering. However, if we actually sit down to think about...
  • At least 34 dead in botched robbery of Philippines casino: media

    MANILA: At least 34 people are dead after a gunman burst into a Manila casino, firing shots, and setting gaming tables alight, Philippine media reported on Friday, in what officials said was a botched robbery attempt. Police said the unidentified gunman had killed himself after firing at armed officers...