• Man shot after attacking Brussels troops
Man shot after attacking Brussels troops

A man was shot dead in the centre of Brussels on Friday evening after attacking two soldiers with a knife, officials said. The attacker was armed with a knife, the federal prosecutor's office said. The Belgian Prime Minister, Charles Michel, expressed " all our support to our soldiers " in a Twitter post. Associated Press television images sh...

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  • Washington imposes new financial sanctions against Venezuela
Washington imposes new financial sanctions against Venezuela

To view the full article, register now. While the executive order protects holders of many existing Venezuelan government and PDVSA bonds, it will make the refinancing of PDVSA's hefty debt burden hard and could further push the country toward financing from Russian Federation and China.

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  • Six Army columns deployed in Panchkula post conviction of Ram Rahim verdict
Six Army columns deployed in Panchkula post conviction of Ram Rahim verdict

They fired tear-gas canisters and water cannon into the crowd to try to restore control, says the BBC's Ravinder Singh Robin in Panchkula. He said they wanted to talk to Dera followers on the court verdict but they were attacked instead.

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  • Police attacked near Buckingham Palace
Police attacked near Buckingham Palace

Footage on Sky News showed emergency vehicles lining the street outside the palace. "Officers are on scene at the Mall outside Buckingham Palace". "A few minutes later police came by to have us clear the area and move further away from the palace".

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  • AG Paxton: Texas will appeal voter ID ruling
AG Paxton: Texas will appeal voter ID ruling

Constitution because it was "enacted with discriminatory intent - knowingly placing additional burdens on a disproportionate number of Hispanic and African-American voters". Ramos affirmed her decision in April. "SB 5 perpetuates the selection of types of ID most likely to be possessed by Anglo voters and, disproportionately, not possessed by Hispa...

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  • Here are the 28 Kmart stores that Sears is closing next
Here are the 28 Kmart stores that Sears is closing next

All but one will close in mid-November, with a store in Florida remaining open until mid-December. An additional 150 stores that were slated for closure are set to shut by the end of next quarter. With a double digit comparable sales decline, the second quarter proved hard for Sears Holdings and its store network. In the quarter, net loss att...

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  • Russian envoy to Sudan Mirgayas Shirinsky found dead at his residence
Russian envoy to Sudan Mirgayas Shirinsky found dead at his residence

Russia's RIA Novosti state news agency reported the veteran diplomat's death, citing the foreign ministry in Moscow. Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that staff at the Khartoum embassy called an ambulance but Mr Shirinsky "could not be saved".

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  • Xena Warrior Princess Reboot is Not Moving Forward at NBC
Xena Warrior Princess Reboot is Not Moving Forward at NBC

Tapert and Raimi were set to oversee the NBC International Television Studios production via their Ghost House Pictures banner, but the reboot has now been cancelled, according to NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke. He previously said: 'Xena will be a very different show made for very different reasons. "I truly hope that the alchem...

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  • 64 percent in Michigan 'embarrassed' by President Trump
64 percent in Michigan 'embarrassed' by President Trump

And six out of 10 in those three battleground states said Trump's recent conduct has "embarrassed" them, according to the polls taken after the violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va . Only about a quarter said they were proud of him. The NBC/Marist poll is among all registered voters - a group that tends to lean a litt...

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  • South Korea rejects 'one-sided' United States demand on trade pact
South Korea rejects 'one-sided' United States demand on trade pact

In June, Trump told South Korean President Moon Jae-in that US automakers a should have a "fair shake" for better vehicle sales. "We did not agree to the unilateral proposal from the U.S.to amend the Korea-U.S. South Korea describes the pact as a mutually beneficial deal, basing its argument on a surge in bilateral trade volume. "We will continue...

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  • $46K Worth of Donald Trump Ecstasy Tablets Seized in Huge Drug Bust
$46K Worth of Donald Trump Ecstasy Tablets Seized in Huge Drug Bust

In a translated statement on a police website, officials say the pills - worth tens of thousands of dollars - were allegedly in the possession of a 51-year-old man and his 17-year-old son, who said they were traveling in northwestern Germany after unsuccessfully attempting to buy a auto in the Netherlands.

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  • Trump protesters expected to flood downtown Phoenix
Trump protesters expected to flood downtown Phoenix

Mario H. Lopez, a former George W. Bush official and president of the conservative Hispanic Leadership Fund, said he has personally spoken to Latinos who were wrongly rounded up by Arpaio , and said Republican language on the " rule of law" doesn't work if Trump undermines it with regards to Arpaio .

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  • Modi, political leaders welcome SC verdict on triple talaq, call it historic
Modi, political leaders welcome SC verdict on triple talaq, call it historic

In a major ruling, India's highest court has ruled against the controversial practice of "triple talaq ", the instant divorce method through which many Muslim men separate their wives in the country. It will help secure equal rights of Muslim women in India. The apex court in its verdict said that, "Given the fact that triple talaq is inst...

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  • US Temporarily Halts Nonimmigrant Visas For Russians
US Temporarily Halts Nonimmigrant Visas For Russians

Earlier this month, Russia ordered the U.S.to cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755, or by two-thirds, heightening tensions between Washington and Moscow after the U.S. No visas will be processed until September 1, when all applicants will be required to schedule an interview in the Moscow embassy only. Russian Foreign Mi...

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  • USA and South Korea Began Joint Military Exercises
USA and South Korea Began Joint Military Exercises

As expected, Pyongyang responded harshly to the drills. "The Trump group's declaration of the reckless nuclear war exercises.is a reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war", the report in Rodong Sinmun read , according to CNN .

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  • Kansas State ranked 20th in AP preseason poll
Kansas State ranked 20th in AP preseason poll

Kentucky opens the season September 2 at Southern Miss. The Tigers beat Alabama in the final seconds of last season's national championship game. The ACC placed three other teams in the AP's top-25: A Louisville team led by reigning Heisman victor Lamar Jackson, the Miami Hurricanes and Virginia Tech Hokies.

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  • Xi stresses cooperation in talks with United States military chief
Xi stresses cooperation in talks with United States military chief

There is no way to know for certain what accounts for North Korean decisionmaking, given how closed a country it is. China's top priority is preserving the peace, however uneasy that peace might be. Han Jae-in, an analyst at Hyundai Research Institute, said, "There have been some cases that we didn't notify the World Trade Organization of Chi...

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  • Korea resumes threats ahead of exercises
Korea resumes threats ahead of exercises

North Korea has warned that the United States will be "pouring gasoline on fire" by conducting an annual war game in the South next week amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington. The war games take place every year and invariably anger Pyongyang, which views such drills as a rehearsal for an invasion. North Korea has warned the U...

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  • 23 confirmed dead in Utkal Express derailment near Muzaffarnagar
23 confirmed dead in Utkal Express derailment near Muzaffarnagar

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams were also rushed to the accident site. "Have instructed senior officers to reach site immediately and ensure speedy rescue and relief operations". Prabhu announced ex-gratia of Rs 3.5 lakh for those who lost their lives, Rs 50,000 for seriously injured and Rs 25,000 for people with minor injuries in th...

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  • Preparing For Saturday, Boston Refuses To Be The Next Charlottesville
Preparing For Saturday, Boston Refuses To Be The Next Charlottesville

For their part, counterprotesters from Black Lives Matter and other groups condemning racism and anti-Semitism marched from the city's Roxbury neighborhood to the Common while a second group rallied on the steps of the Statehouse overlooking the park.

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