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King Abdullah demands Israel put embassy guard on trial

King Abdullah demands Israel put embassy guard on trial The incident led to a brief standoff as Jordanian authorities sought to question the guard, who Israel said had diplomatic immunity. A statement from Israel's government said among those to return is a security officer, who had shot dead a Jordanian who had stabbed him. [Full Article...]

Three Gujarat Congress MLAs join BJP, one named RS candidate

Three Gujarat Congress MLAs join BJP, one named RS candidate Speaking on the issue, Gujarat Assembly Speaker Ramanbhai Vora said nine MLAs have given resignation since Thursday, but he received only five resignations in paper. Currently, the party's statistics says that it has 54 seats in the 182-seat assembly and each Rajya Saba member needs 47 votes to win. "You are stealing MLAs by using the police (to garner votes)", Azad said, adding, "You should b... [Full Article...]

Trump trips up over claims Lebanon on 'frontline' against Hezbollah

Trump trips up over claims Lebanon on 'frontline' against Hezbollah Attacking the attorney general - U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to further criticize the U.S. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions. Under President Barack Obama, the USA government promoted a strategic realignment with Iran, fueled by the nuclear agreement signed between the P5+1 nations (United States, Russia, China, United Kingdom, France and Germany) and the Islamic Republic... [Full Article...]

INVESCO Asia Trust plc (IAT) Plans Dividend of GBX 4.30

INVESCO Asia Trust plc (IAT) Plans Dividend of GBX 4.30 Therefore 67% are positive. Dialight Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 520.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,115.00. GBX 361.86's average target is 0.52% above currents GBX 360 stock price. Ratings analysis reveals 94% of Amazon's analysts are positive. Among 8 analysts covering Ascential Plc ( LON:ASCL ), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. [Full Article...]

Tillerson says he's 'not going anywhere'

Tillerson says he's 'not going anywhere' The secretary of state said he has a "good" relationship President Donald Trump and will remain in the current post "as long as the president lets me". When Nauert was asked why Tillerson's time off was not being directly referred to as a vacation, she said she was unsure what language was typically used for such absences. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's transgender ban

Donald Trump's transgender ban The letter was not an attempt to humanize Trump. "I like you so much", he wrote, noting that he had a President Trump-themed birthday party. "My cake was the shape of your hat", he said, and began asking questions of the president. Trump's tweets did not say what would happen to transgender troops now in the ranks. Is he actually a 53-year-old former investment manager from Long Island who uses ... [Full Article...]

Trump's transgender announcement draws bipartisan opposition from ND politicians

Trump's transgender announcement draws bipartisan opposition from ND politicians The nation's top military officer says US policy on transgender individuals serving in uniform has not - and will not - change until Defense Secretary Jim Mattis receives the president's policy direction and Mattis determines how to implement it. [Full Article...]

Venezuela's Maduro blames sanctions on United States imperialism

Venezuela's Maduro blames sanctions on United States imperialism Sen. Lopez called Maduro and his supporters a "very clear threat", saying their goal is to undermine democracy and achieve the "absolute submission of the Venezuelan people". "To a social explosion?" asked Henrique Capriles, an opposition leader. The anti-government protests in Venezuela's capital Caracas and a number of major cities have erupted as the oil-rich South American country ... [Full Article...]

Death Toll From Flooding Nears 120 in Western India

Death Toll From Flooding Nears 120 in Western India Two army columns, three teams of the National Disaster Response Force ( NDRF ) and one Border Security Force (BSF) team are carrying out rescue operations in the Banaskantha district. Monsoon flooding also hit India's northeastern Assam, affecting almost 1.9 million people and killing at least 70. A high alert has been sounded as more than 20 highways of the state got submerged. [Full Article...]

Can't declare someone dead without proof: Sushma on 39 missing Indians

Can't declare someone dead without proof: Sushma on 39 missing Indians Based on the search done by Singh she said that the Indians may have been lodged in a jail located in northwest Mosul. The External Affairs Ministry has classified them as "missing persons" and continues its search efforts. More than 10,000 Indians fled Iraq amid the upsurge in violence in 2014, including dozens of nurses who were held briefly by suspected ISIS terrorists in Tikrit and Mosul befor... [Full Article...]

European Top Court Keeps Hamas 'Terrorist' Designation

European Top Court Keeps Hamas 'Terrorist' Designation That court found the listing was based on media and internet reports rather than solid legal arguments, sparking outrage in Israel and Washington. The court said the European Council is obliged to rely on more recent material than the national decisions which justified the initial listing of the LTTE. [Full Article...]

ITV share price rallies even as half-year revenues fall

ITV share price rallies even as half-year revenues fall ITV has seen its advertising revenues fall by 8% as Brexit concerns hit the United Kingdom commercial broadcaster, but production income has risen. The broadcaster praised the performance of Love Island - which set viewing records for ITV2 and drove its share of advertising viewed by 16- to 34-year-olds, who are leaving traditional TV in droves, by 15%. [Full Article...]

US ambassador reports progress on new North Korea sanctions

US ambassador reports progress on new North Korea sanctions The Security Council has already imposed six rounds of progressively tougher sanctions against North Korea , but so far that has failed to halt the country's rapidly advancing nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Officials believe a new test of North Korea's KN-20 is for the goal of testing the re-entry vehicle. "Now they are approaching the final stage of being a nuclear power and the own... [Full Article...]

Pope shuts off Vatican fountains amid drought

Pope shuts off Vatican fountains amid drought Suffocating summer heat has followed two years of lower-than-average rainfall in Rome , forcing the Italian capital to close drinking fountains and consider the prospect of water rationing. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke told Reuters on Monday that Vatican officials could not recall any other instance in which all the Vatican fountains had been shut off. [Full Article...]

Swiss police arrest chainsaw attacker after manhunt

Swiss police arrest chainsaw attacker after manhunt Police issued a brief statement announcing the arrest but said they would give no further details before a news conference scheduled in Schaffhausen on Wednesday. Police described Wrousis as risky, aggressive and mentally unstable. Speaking shortly after the Monday morning attack, they say they've issued a description of the man, who is on the run. [Full Article...]

Trump welcomes 'American hero' McCain back to Washington

Trump welcomes 'American hero' McCain back to Washington But his return likely gives leadership one more vote in favor of starting debate - McCain has told reporters repeatedly that he would vote to advance the bill, even if he reserved the right to oppose the final product - and could provide a morale boost. [Full Article...]

Deadly violence sparks over Jerusalem metal detectors

Three Palestinians were killed and several dozen wounded by live rounds and bullets in some of the worst street clashes in two years. Palestinians outside the Old City of Jerusalem were dispersed by tear gas. and we want the Security Council to have the political will to protect the Palestinian people against such violence from the Israeli occupying authority". [Full Article...]

What is shrinkflation and does it mean you're getting less chocolate?

What is shrinkflation and does it mean you're getting less chocolate? McVities Dark Chocolate Digestives. Britain's statistical authority looked back through the data it collects when calculating the rate of consumer price inflation - essentially how fast prices for everyday items are rising - to find how many products have decreased in size. [Full Article...]

Teen driver accused of livestreaming crash that killed her sister

Teen driver accused of livestreaming crash that killed her sister Obdulia Sanchez is seen in her Instagram video moments before she wrecked the vehicle along a California road. Her 14-year-old sister Jacqueline Sanchez was reportedly thrown from the auto. The footage was originally posted on Instagram but a copy was recorded by a friend of a friend of Obdulia Sanchez and shared on a Facebook account. [Full Article...]

The Amman Shooting Incident at the Israeli Embassy

Local media reported that Jordanian authorities refuse to allow the guard to leave the country before he is investigated. Israel and Jordan are bound by a 1994 peace treaty, one of only two that Israel has with countries in the Arab world. [Full Article...]


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