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Venezuela says it has put down uprising at army base

Rear Admiral Remigio Ceballos, head of the military's strategic operational command, said on Twitter. "This is a civic and military action to re-establish constitutional order". On Saturday, Mr Maduro's new " constituent assembly " removed the chief prosecutor from her post and ordered her to stand trial, confirming opposition fears that it would use its powers to root out critics of the government.

Chinese tourists arrested for making 'Heil Hitler' salute in Germany

The pair will be charged with " using symbols of illegal organizations ", the police said in a statement. The two men aged 36 and 49, were spotted posing in the Nazi-era salutes and taking pictures of each other on their mobile phones. In 1933, shortly after Hitler had assumed power in Germany, the Reichstag burned down because of an arson attack. They can be included in documentaries or films that satirise the Nazi regime, according to Deutsche Welle .

Hishammuddin calls for probe against Dr M and family's wealth

And I will continue to have confidence in Zahid. "He has been with me since 1986, through thick and thin". Ahmad Zahid, who is performing the duties of Umno Deputy President, said, on the other hand, more than three million must rise to defend the party at the branch, division and federal levels and were loyal to the leaders who were picked to head the party.

National Weather Service: Sunny, warm weekend to give way to rainy Monday

Heavy rainfall and some flooding will be possible Monday and Tuesday . Residents who come upon water in the roadways are advised to turn around and go back. Sunday should be close to that figure at 97 degrees, but high temperatures the remainder of the week will top out at 94 degrees. Sunday is expected to be sunny, with the high reaching 80 for most of the state but only reaching around 76 in the northern portion of New Jersey, the weather service says.

Rosenstein: Grand Jury Just a Routine Step

Trump this week called suggestions that members of his campaign had colluded with Russian Federation during the 2016 election "a total fabrication". Those fears led Sens. 222949222957222957Why are leaks and infighting plaguing Trump's presidency?Why are there so many leaks coming out of the White House? But he left open the possibility that reporters could be investigated for breaking other, unspecified laws.

Chinese Media to Trump: Stop the 'Emotional Venting' on Twitter

The article came days after Trump wrote a series of tweets saying he was "very disappointed" in China for not doing enough to stop North Korea's missile program. "We will no longer allow this to continue". It was planned a day after Mr Tillerson said the U.S. was not seeking regime change in North Korea and would be willing to talk to Pyongyang.

Eiffel Tower Evacuated After Knife-Wielding Man Shouts 'Allahu Akbar'

The incident took place about half an hour before the monument stops admitting visitors. The monument was briefly evacuated but no one was hurt in the incident , which occurred shortly before closing time on Saturday night. The famous French landmark was lit up in blue and red while a screen flashed up images of the striker signed from Barcelona for a world-record £198million .

Mike Pence rips report he is considering run for presidency in 2020

An aide to Pence told former Bush administration official Al Hubbard in June that the vice president wanted to be prepare a presidential campaign if Trump couldn't complete his first term, a Republican who was supposedly briefed on the meeting told the Times .

Venkaiah Naidu elected Vice President

Meanwhile, Dinakaran also tweeted saying, "I Congratulate Venkaiah Naidu on behalf of General Secretary Chinamma (V.K Sasikala)". Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took to Twitter to greet him. Naidu was a key member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet before being pitted for the prestigious election. Azad also claimed that the ruling NDA had "approached all the opposition parties", seeking support for its candidate M Venkaiah Naidu.

NPF supremo Liezietsu wins Nagaland by

While Mr Liezietsu got 8026 votes, his only opponent Kekhrielhoulie Yhome got 4558 votes. The counting votes for Nagaland by-election of the Northern Angami-I Assembly Constituency commenced at 8 am. On Tuesday, the Shurhozelie Liezietsu faction also suspended its lone Lok Sabha member Neiphiu Rio from primary membership of the party "for being directly involved in splitting the NPF legislators for furtherance of his hidden agenda".

Israeli minister asks for closure of Al Jazeera's offices in Jerusalem

Kara announced his intentions to request that the Government Press Office revoke Al Jazeera reporters within Israel of their press passes and to contact the cable companies, who expressed willingness on their part towards blacking out the news agency's broadcasts.

China urges N.Korea to make 'smart' decision after sanctions

Indeed, the US was floating a proposal to temporarily kick North Korea out of the 27-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum, although other member nations are divided about that idea. However, it is feared to be overshadowed by China's anger about the ongoing deployment of a United States missile defense system in South Korea aimed at better defending against North Korea's missile threats.

Another tower in Dubai Marina catches fire

The fire which broke out at a high-rise tower in Dubai has been brought under control. A video taken by the Khaleej Times newspaper showed fire trucks and ambulances deployed at the scene and residents leaving the tower. Early on Friday, an intense fire raged in the 86-story Torch Tower nearby. Emergency officials could not immediately be reached for comment. The Torch Tower is considered the sixth tallest residential building in the world.

Syrian Army takes last ISIL-held Homs town

Madan lies next to the border between Raqqa province and Deir Ezzor, an eastern province that is mostly held by ISIL. Jihadists have besieged government forces and civilians inside the provincial capital Deir Ezzor city since 2015. According to Observatory, this has been the heaviest shelling since the start of the truce, which is still officially holding, with Russian military forces deployed in the area to try to enforce the de-escalation zone in the city that has been besieged by ...

U.S. and China back stiffer sanctions on Pyongyang

In response to a question at the start about what more can be done after the UNSC's latest action against the North, Tillerson said, "We will talk about that". The collaboration by the U.S. and China is a sign that the measure - to be debated on Saturday - is likely to pass without being vetoed by any Security Council member.

President Trump Signs New Sanctions Against Russia, North Korea, Iran

It represents the will of the American people to see Russian Federation take steps to improve relations with the United States. The Kremlin said on Thursday that Russian Federation was determined to defend its economic interests after the adoption of a new package of U.S.

Video Shows Shark Being Shot, Florida Wildlife Investigating

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Wednesday the juvenile eagle was discovered by staff at the waste disposal facility and summoned wildlife biologists to the scene. A third video from earlier this year showed a hammerhead shark drowned with beer, according to the Sun Sentinel . "That makes it monstrous", said Eric Hovland.

Chinese official says no link between United States trade and North Korea

But experts doubt the North has the " guidance and control " to make that happen. The comments come after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson targeted Beijing and Moscow in connection to the North Korean threat. "China will never decisively help us against North Korea", he said, adding that right now, the provocations from North Korea are keeping the USA occupied.

China, ASEAN agree on sea code draft framework

Cambodia, one of China's strongest allies within ASEAN, firmly resisted the push, according to diplomats involved in the talks in the Philippine capital, as well as an excerpt of a Cambodia-proposed resolution obtained Sunday. A code of conduct has always been discussed, with the two parties agreeing in 2002 on a loose set of guidelines on behavior in the South China Sea which became known as the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the region.

Ahead of vice-presidential elections, PM Modi to address NDA MPs today

Of this, seven were voters backing Gandhi. In a letter to all MPs who constitute the electoral college yesterday, Naidu gave an account of his long years in public life. "By our good behaviour and concern for raising issues related to people we can overcome the sense of disappointment people feel with politics and politicians", he said.

ASEAN foreign ministers endorse COC framework on S. China Sea rows

Signing China up to a legally binding and enforceable code for the strategic waterway has always been a goal for claimant members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean), some of which have sparred for years over what they see as China's disregard for their sovereign rights and its blocking of fishermen and energy exploration efforts.

Body recovered during English Channel search

Two coastguard search and rescue helicopters, from Lydd and Lee-on-Solent, have been called along with Coastguard Rescue Teams from Shoreham and Littlehampton and RNLI lifeboats from Shoreham and Brighton . Beaches between Brighton and Worthing are being searched for the two men who remain accounted for. Police were assisting the coastguard "after a man was pulled alive from the sea by fishermen just after dawn on Sunday", said a spokesman for the force.

Plane plot accused charged and released

Australian Federal Police last week said that a plot was "disrupted" on July 15, after an improvised explosive device was taken as far as the global terminal at Sydney Airport. Police said they had a "mountain" of evidence to forensically examine after the July 29 raids on homes in Lakemba, Surry Hills, Wiley Park, Bankstown and two homes in Punchbowl.

Here's how to get free glasses for upcoming solar eclipse

Unlike a solar eclipse, you can view a lunar eclipse with the naked eye. " Note , there are no pain receptors in the retina so your retina can be damaged even before you realize it, and by then it is too late to save your vision", NASA said.

Bangladeshi terrorist arrested from UP's Muzaffarnagar by ATS

The suspect, identified as Abdullah was arrested for allegedly carrying out terror activities. It may be mentioned here that ABT is an al Qaida inspired Islamic terror group active in Bangladesh . Prior to that, Abdullah was residing in Deoband area of Saharanpur since 2011 and had also managed to get his Aadhar card and passport prepared on fake identity, said the IG ATS.

Trump administration sends conflicting signals on Russian Federation sanctions

Today, I have signed into law H.R. 3364, the "Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act". Trump's recent, repeated public attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions over his recusing himself from any involvement in the Russian Federation investigation has sparked bipartisan concern and led to some speculation that the president could fire Sessions and appoint in his place an attorney general who could take over the Russian Federation probe and potentially remove Mueller.

GST will impact govt welfare schemes: Chandrashekhar Rao

The same was reiterated by state IT Minister K T Rama Rao in the GST Council meeting held yesterday, said the release issued late last night. It will be hard to implement a decision taken after the presentation of the budget as the project details have to be included in the budget, the release quoted Rao as saying.

United Nations toughens sanctions on North Korea

The second test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Friday, celebrated by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was the latest to be conducted in defiance of a United Nations ban. Chosun Sinbo is not North Korea's state media, but it serves as an unofficial mouthpiece for Pyongyang. "We do not seek a regime change, we do not seek the collapse of the regime, we do not seek an accelerated reunification of the peninsula, we do not seek an excuse to send our military north of the ...

Dilip Kumar stable, responding well to treatment: Hospital

Dilip Kumar better now, coming back to being normal By Ranjini Maitra Legendary actor Dilip Kumar is slowly overcoming his health crisis and hopefully will be normal soon. This is the third time the actor has been admitted to the hospital. He was hospitalized twice previous year itself. However, Dr. Ravishankar CEO of the hospital has asserted that there is no need of dialysis as of now and that Dilip Kumar has currently been kept under observation.

Ceremony commemorates Korean victims of Hiroshima bombing

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for all states to work toward a world free of nuclear weapons "in their own ways" in a message read on his behalf by Izumi Nakamitsu, U.N. "I'm against Abe attending this ceremony, for his administration only protects the interests of some people and he tries to revise the pacifist Constitution and could drag Japan into war", said Takehiko Matsumoto, a protester from Sendai.

A new political journey for Naidu will rise above party politics

After NDA's victory in the 1999 general elections, Venkaiah Naidu became the Union Cabinet Minister for Rural development in the government headed by the Atal Bihari Vajpayee. "In the tradition of our democracy, Gopal Krishna Gandhi Ji fought this election with dignity for certain ideals". Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah met Naidu to congratulate him.

Los Angeles Dodgers slug way past New York Mets

Yasiel Puig hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and the thundering Los Angeles Dodgers went deep five times, rallying past the New York Mets 7-4 on Saturday to extend their incredible surge. Clayton Kershaw was nearly a lock to win the Cy Young before his injury, but he still leads baseball in wins with 15, and the Dodgers are 19-2 in his 21 starts this season.

Inebriated trekkers fall to their death in Maharashtra's Amboli Ghat

The victims and their friends who shot the video were all drunk, a police officer from the Amboli Outpost said. Rain, water cascading down the hill and mist were making it hard to retrieve the bodies, senior police officer Sunil Dhanawade said.

Terrell Davis Reflects During HOF Weekend in Canton

Just a reminder. We are not necessarily making statistical comparisons here. In 1995, the Denver Broncos took a chance on University of Georgia running back Terrell Davis . Davis finished his Bulldog career with 1,657 rushing yards, which now ranks 19th on the all-time list. Davis saw the last three years of his career marred by injuries.

Stephen Miller could replace Mooch as White House communications director

Miller, 31, made headlines after a rancorous exchange last Wednesday at a White House news conference in which he announced Trump's push for immigration reform. " Steve Bannon likes the idea of Miller for the job, and Miller was the hero of the West Wing after he attacked Acosta as a "cosmopolitan" for his views on immigration", Allen reported.

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