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North Korea has tested a heavy duty engine for ballistic missiles

Seoul is developing its mid-range missile to cope with growing threats from the North. May 27 member States of the G7 warned North Korea against further nuclear tests . "Judging from the speed of North Korea's advancements in nuclear and missile technologies I believe they will acquire such capability in the near future".

PM recalls 1975 'black night', Congress hits back

The PM said, "In Mubarakpur village in Bijnor, a few Muslim families have built toilets in the village". Modi's comments come at a time when the Opposition has been accusing his government of an "undeclared Emergency'". The villagers have asked authorities to spend Rs 17 lakh for the benefit of the village". Mr Modi also referred to another example of Vizianagaram District of Andhra Pradesh where District administration constructed 10 thousand household toilets with public participation ...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was Seriously Adorable at Toronto's Pride March

The Prime Minister even courageous inclement weather, marching for Pride in the rain before it transitioned to sunny skies. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau showed out so wonderfully at Toronto's Pride March today, and he has the whole Internet talking! Toronto pastor and prominent gay activist Brent Hawkes opened Toronto Pride with his final service, emphasizing the importance of inclusion as the core value of the LGBTQ community.

Stabbing at U.S. airport is an act of terror

Flint, Michigan- an area that has been commonly heard about in the news due to an extreme water crisis is now in the news for an entirely different reason; an act of terrorism in an airport. A Canadian man shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a MI airport. "At this time, we view him as a lone wolf attacker".

Manslaughter charges considered in Grenfell fire inquiry

Documents and materials have been seized from a number of organisations as part of this process, the police said. Authorities said the model had never been recalled. The Scottish government and Welsh ministers have said that none of their council high-rise blocks has cladding of the type said to have been used in the Grenfell Tower .

Palestinians shot dead for Israeli police stabbing were not IS, says Hamas

Attacks were carried out in two locations. Malka, who was stationed at the Damascus Gate at the time of the attack, attempted to pull her weapon while struggling with the attacker who was stabbing her. "The attack in Jerusalem is renewed proof of the continued revolution of the people against the occupier, and that the intifada continues until full freedom is attained", the group said in a statement.

Senator Ron Johnson: 'We should not be voting on [AHCA] next week'

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell still faces a number of hurdles going into the crucial next few days, including very publicly expressed reservations from various factions of the Republican caucus. Republican Sens. Susan Collins, of ME, and Ron Johnson , of Wisconsin, have called for a delay on the vote. On Sunday, Governor John Kasich of OH, another Republican, also opposed the measure.

Seoul Conducts Missile Test as Pyongyang Tests Rocket Engine

Friday's missile test is the fourth of six evaluations that will take place "before official weaponization" of the Hyunmoo-2, according to The Korea Herald . Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said China opposed any action that violated UN Security Council resolutions and called for restraint from all parties.

Putin offers Comey 'political asylum' during annual call-in show

He compared Comey's move to that of NSA contractor Edward Snowden , adding on a sarcastic note that Russian Federation could grant Comey political asylum. The Washington Post reported this week that the probe into Russian election interference, which is now being overseen by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, is looking into whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice.

US blames North Korea for series of cyberattacks

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security warned this week that North Korea is using malicious software to set up networks of hijacked computer devices that can be used in large-scale cyberattacks on critical infrastructure. Hangul, a popular word processing application in South Korea created by the domestic company Hancom, was also affected. Also included in the rare United States cyber alert are detailed explanations including indicators of compromise (IOCs), descriptions of the malware, ...

Democrats Win, 11-2

Scalise was hit as a gunman sprayed bullets into a GOP congressional baseball practice outside Washington D.C. Democrats won in an 11-2 blowout. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is lashing out at "sanctimonious" Republicans - including some in Congress - who are suggesting vitriolic political rhetoric from the left may be partially to blame for the shooting that wounded GOP Congressman Steve Scalise .

Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy

Carnival Corporation , the world's largest travel leisure company, stated although Trump's revised policy means it would have to review the "extent of the tightening of the travel rules that could potentially affect our guests", it would continue to send cruises to Cuba , CNBC reported .

Police kill terror suspect after blast at Brussels train station

He had not been suspected of militant links and has no history of Islamist violence. "This bag contained nails and gas bottles ", he added. It was not a full detonation, but it was strong enough to ignite him. "An individual carrying a rucksack and an explosive belt in Central Station has been shot dead", DH quoted the prosecutor as saying. It was evacuated amid the incident along with the Belgian capital's Grand Place, a major tourist site about 600ft away.

Cable car crashes in tourist resort in Kashmir, killing 7

Authorities have restored the cable and rescued around 100 people who were stranded in the cable cars , Hussain said. It is hugely popular with tourists who flock to Gulmarg, a skiing hub. Officials said that the tree fell down due to high winds. An Indian army soldier assists an Indian tourist after he was rescued from a cable vehicle in Gulmarg, northwest of Srinagar , Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, June 25, 2017.

Top health insurer group won't take position on Senate bill

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has estimated that the House version of bill would leave 23 million people uninsured. Under Obamacare , the federal government had guaranteed that its funding for adults newly eligible for Medicaid because of the Affordable Care Act would fall to no lower than 90 percent of their costs.

Manchin says he could negotiate on "repair" of Obamacare, not repeal

But in his interview on Sunday, Trump seemed confident in the contents of the Senate's bill , as well as its passage - although he predicted some changes to placate the senators that are now not supporting the legislation. Dean Heller of Nevada also said he doesn't support the bill, but because of its cuts to Medicaid and his worries that it will not lower insurance premiums for people.

House -Intelligence-Committee -to-interview-John-Podesta

Podesta is known to be central figure in the 2016 elections, not because of his performance as Clinton's campaign manager, but because of his leaked emails that were handed over to WikiLeaks. The house's committee's Russian Federation investigation is chaired by Mike Conaway (R-TX) after Devin Nunes (R-CA) recused himself following ethical blunders.

US student freed from North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'

He returned home to OH on Tuesday in a coma after being "brutalized and terrorized by the pariah regime", his family said in a statement. Doctors treating him in the USA said they found no evidence of botulism , but did find severe brain damage consistent with losing oxygen to the brain.

Suspected gunfire mars Eid al-Fitr truce in Marawi

Thousands of Muslim Albertans celebrated Eid al-Fitr Sunday, marking the end of Ramadan . "We are confident that the measure we have out in place will prevent any influx of help that may come from other areas and the escape of those who are still inside", said Padilla.

Death toll in Pakistan oil tanker accident rises to at least 153

The dead included men, women and children. Officials said numerous victims - including children - were burnt beyond recognition and that DNA tests were being carried out to identify the dead, adding that the number of fatalities was likely to rise.

Cornyn: Passing Senate healthcare bill by July 4 'optimistic'

Julie, thank you so much for joining us. It would be truly ironic if Republicans suffered steep losses or even effective control of Congress over the very issue that brought them back to power in the House in 2010 and the Senate in 2014. Over the weekend, senators and their aides were poring over the bill, drafting possible amendments, preparing speeches and compiling personal stories from constituents whom they portrayed as either beneficiaries or victims of the Affordable Care Act.

Britain's Davis 'pretty sure' he'll get good Brexit deal

Liberal Democrat leadership challenger Sir Vince Cable suggested to Sky News he supported the Archbishop of Canterbury's call for cross-party talks on Brexit in the wake of the indecisive General Election result. The calculation that people are beginning to make is that she is so inadequate we can't wait two years with her in place". "I want a stable backdrop to this Brexit negotiation", Davis said.

Portugal close to containing wildfire that killed 64

Faced with the fury of the fire, they turned back but in the thick smoke, they apparently crashed into a auto full of people, Serra da Fonseca said . About 160 other people were injured in the blaze , about 200 km northeast of the capital Lisbon, and which Prime Minister Costa said was the biggest human tragedy in Portugal in living memory.

Trump Was Previously Not Under Investigation. Now He Reportedly Is

A few hours later, Trump again tweeted, this time attempting to divert attention toward his former rival, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, first saying: "Why is that Hillary Clinton's family and Democrats dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?" Last week, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, Rep.

Accam scores three, Fire top Orlando City

Accam had been in good form since the start of the season and fans and followers of the league had been speaking of his making the MLS All Star team and his output on Saturday proved why. "And then on his side I think he's committed, he's cleaner on the ball, when he has opportunities he has more hunger to finish and today was a ideal example of that".

Escaped GA inmates captured in Rutherford County

The vehicle was found less than a mile from the Morgan County sheriff's office . Dubose, 24, and Rowe, 43, were captured in Rutherford County, Tenn ., about a hour's drive from Rowe's former home of Lewisburg, Tenn. Nathan Deal paid tribute to the families of the two officers killed. She did not immediately release any more details of the capture . Somewhere near there, the escapees stole another auto, which they abandoned about 15 miles north in Bedford County, Tenn., near ...

President Trump Breaks with Tradition, Skips Annual Ramadan Dinner

Similar appeals have also been issued by the regional moon sighting committees in the three countries in South Asia which host a sizeable population of Muslims. "Taiwan is a hospitable nation", the president said in the video. The decision was taken after the new moon was sighted Saturday. With Muslims around the world, the United States renews our commitment to honour these values.

Eid moon sighted in India, Bangladesh; Pakistan to take a call soon

Conversely, the festival will be rejoiced in Pakistan, Bangladesh and India on June 26. Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committees are holding separate meetings in different parts of the country to help the Central Committee reach a decision. He called upon the federal and the provincial governments to resolve the issue of moon sighting on permanent basis with the consultation of the religious scholars.

Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel

According to Iranian state TV, Iran fired six missiles in apparent retaliation for a deadly twin attack carried out by the group in Tehran in which 17 people were killed. " The Saudis and Americans are especially receivers of this message ". Analysts say that more robust US military action in Syria since President Donald Trump took office in January has resulted from his decision to give the military more autonomy in how it pursues the war on Islamic State .

Israeli Policewoman Fatally Stabbed in Jerusalem

In a move Palestinians are calling " collective punishment ", Israel has revoked the permits, approved for the month of Ramadan , of some 200,000 Palestinians to enter Israel in response to an attack on an Israeli police officer in Jerusalem Friday.

Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'

Now Democrats say they would love to read the Republicans' repeal bill but can not do so because Republicans have not exposed their handiwork to public inspection. Senate Republican leaders say the bill is still a work in progress, and they have not said exactly how their bill will differ from the one approved last month in the House.

Seven US troops wounded and Afghan soldier die in attack

The attack on the police headquarters in the provincial capital of Gardez took place in the early morning. The Taliban used this tactic to penetrate security at the Afghan National Army's 209th Shaheen Corps Headquarters in Mazar-i-Sharif in Balkh province in April.

Black Lives Matter returns to Pride, but parade continues

This year's Vancouver Pride Parade will happen on August 6. "We attended last year and this year and in the year in between, we're still talking about the same very issues - anti-Black racism, police violence, the need to address and to see Black Queer and Trans communities".

Teams Play for Wounded Lawmaker at Annual Congressional Baseball Game

He remains in critical condition, but the hospital where he is being treated said he has improved over the past 24 hours. The game at Nationals Park carried on a century-old bipartisan ritual, this one tinged with worry about Louisiana Rep.

LSU advances to play for Championship series

LSU will face off against the Florida Gators in the first game of the College World Series finals at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 26, 2017, at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha , Nebraska. Zack Hess allowed one hit the rest of the way. He cruised through the balanced Beavers lineup and kept them off the scoreboard until his very last pitch, an eighth inning home run served up to OSU third baseman Michael Gretler to break up the shutout bid.

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