• China Pleads for Israel and Palestine to Achieve Peaceful Coexistence
China Pleads for Israel and Palestine to Achieve Peaceful Coexistence

Netanyahu said in public remarks at his meeting with Xi that Israel "can be a partner, a junior partner, but a flawless partner for China in the development of a variety of technologies that change the way we live". Israel's Prime Minister is in Beijing to build business ties. Gafni told Israeli media that the Prime Minister's Office told h...

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  • 101 billionaires in India, Karnataka has four — Forbes list
101 billionaires in India, Karnataka has four — Forbes list

Founded in 1960, SM Investments has become the largest retailer in the Philippines, with interests in the banking and property sectors. JG Summit Holdings, Inc. In the Temple area, Drayton McLane Jr., 80 , is ranked at No. 1,098 with $1.9 billion. At 81 years old, the businessman was worth $1.2 billion. ($1.5 billion), and former Senator Manuel V...

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  • What US options are 'on the table' with North Korea?
What US options are 'on the table' with North Korea?

In the highest-level face-to-face meeting between the US and Chinese governments since President Donald Trump took office, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Chinese President Xi Jinping publicly avoided thorny issues and stressed the importance of cooperation.

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  • Lawsuits Against Saudi Arabia Flow Into Federal Court Under 2016 Law
Lawsuits Against Saudi Arabia Flow Into Federal Court Under 2016 Law

Earlier attempts to hold Saudi Arabia responsible for the attacks, which killed 2,996 people, have failed. Families of 850 victims who died on 9/11 and 1,500 people injured that day are suing the Saudi government, accusing it of providing material and financial assistance to al Qaeda for years leading up to the worst terrorist attack on United ...

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  • Uber president quits firm saying its values are 'inconsistent' with his
Uber president quits firm saying its values are 'inconsistent' with his

Many at the company even believed that Jones would succeed CEO Travis Kalanick or work with him in an equally important role, notes The New York Times. It also followed a former Uber employee's serious, credible allegation of a pattern of sexual harassment at the company. Not long after that , a former employee alleged in a blog post that her ...

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  • Iraqi forces close on Mosul mosque, strike kills militants
Iraqi forces close on Mosul mosque, strike kills militants

The Islamic State is putting up a fierce resistance while defending positions in western Mosul's densely populated areas, Abdulla said. Construction of the mosque was completed in the year 1172. Iraqi government forces battling Daesh retook control of more areas in the old city centre of western Mosul , while an global airstrike on the Daesh p...

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  • Saudi Arabian King Salman signs billion-dollar deals in China
Saudi Arabian King Salman signs billion-dollar deals in China

The news came on the first day of a four-day visit by Saudi King Salman to China. Deputy Foreign Minister Zhang Ming said the MOUs and letters of intent were potentially worth about US$65 billion and involved everything from energy to space.

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  • New England Patriots Receive Strong Grade for Dont'a Hightower Signing
New England Patriots Receive Strong Grade for Dont'a Hightower Signing

Hightower also visited the Pittsburgh Steelers before ultimately deciding to return to the Patriots. He visited the Jets on Monday, leaving without a deal, and then the Steelers on Tuesday. He occasionally chips in as a blitzer, too, as he did with his strip-sack of Matt Ryan that turned the momentum of Super Bowl LI. Elandon Roberts, Shea McCl...

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  • Somali pirates give up hijacked ship without ransom
Somali pirates give up hijacked ship without ransom

An unnamed Somali official said the firefight erupted after authorities tried to intercept a boat carrying supplies to the pirates. Naval forces from the semi-autonomous state of Puntland and the pirates had clashed earlier Thursday after the pirates opened fire.

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  • Indian Air Force Loses Front-Line Sukhoi Jet, Helicopter in Two Accidents
Indian Air Force Loses Front-Line Sukhoi Jet, Helicopter in Two Accidents

A MiG-21 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near Barmer in Rajasthan earlier on September 10 past year. Both the pilots ejected safely. Police and IAF teams have also reached at the spot. According to reports, the aircraft had suffered a tyre burst during the landing. Defence spokesperson Manish Ozha said the fighter, which was on...

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  • Moscow apparently has forces at base in Egypt
Moscow apparently has forces at base in Egypt

The move, which happened in recent days, adds to U.S. concerns about Russia's growing role in Libya, Reuters reported Tuesday, citing U.S., Egyptian and diplomatic sources. An Egyptian army spokesman denied that any Russian troops were in the country. Both Russia's allies in the region, Algeria and Egypt, two authoritarian countries led by mi...

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  • SXSW: Winter storm affecting some flights out of Austin
SXSW: Winter storm affecting some flights out of Austin

Delta Air Lines has cancelled more than 900 flights due to the storm to hit the Northeast, including its two hubs in NY. Another 23 flights scheduled to arrive in New Orleans are canceled. At least eight flights into Cancun were canceled yesterday affecting some 1,200 passengers. American (AAL) said it will resume limited service at Boston Log...

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  • Apple Store Confrontation of Sean Spicer by Customer Goes Viral
Apple Store Confrontation of Sean Spicer by Customer Goes Viral

Shree Chauhan, founder and CEO of the nonprofit Parents in Partnership, had a chance encounter with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer at an Apple store recently and took the opportunity to film him while bombarding him with a litany of pressing questions.

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  • Camp Pendleton-Based Marines Move Into Syria For 'Temporary' Ground Mission
Camp Pendleton-Based Marines Move Into Syria For 'Temporary' Ground Mission

As for the Syrian army, the SDF operations in Raqqa and elsewhere could be a positive thing since there is an undeclared coordination between both forces, observers say. USA special forces are already on the ground, advising the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance. Manbij was retaken from ISIS control by Kurdish and Syrian Arab forc...

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  • Putin and Erdogan to Meet to Discuss Syria
Putin and Erdogan to Meet to Discuss Syria

After the hearing, Votel told reporters he believes Turkey and the Kurds are getting the message that the focus needs to be on fighting ISIS, not each other, through the us presence in Manbij. It noted that areas like Manbij have become "a crowded battlespace" and the proximity of the various forces had created "a unsafe situation". Summary⎙ ...

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  • Delhi will be Delhi but become as clean as London: Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi will be Delhi but become as clean as London: Arvind Kejriwal

On Tuesday, party vice president Rahul Gandhi will address the party workers convention at the Ramlila Grounds in Delhi wherein he will target AAP and BJP and also take feedback on who should be allotted tickets from various wards. "So you tell me, should I fight or not?", while adding that the civic bodies are ruled by BJP and this is why the AAP ...

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  • Premium visa suspension to hit IT sector
Premium visa suspension to hit IT sector

The premium processing allowed companies that applied for a H-1B visa and wanted it processed fast to file an additional form (Form I-907) and pay an additional US$1225 to have the process completed in 15 days. The USCIS uses a computer-generated process, also known as the lottery, to randomly select the petitions. Indians have also been awarded th...

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  • Woman charged, boy missing in Murray River at Moama
Woman charged, boy missing in Murray River at Moama

Her aunt said the Department of Human Services, police and corrections authorities "have a lot to answer for" in how the tragedy unfolded and why it wasn't prevented. Police spoke to the 9-year-old briefly last night. The search continued all day Friday and resumed Saturday, until the five-year-old's body was recovered from the river about 11.35 ...

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  • India to host Dalai Lama in AP
India to host Dalai Lama in AP

Rijiju, who hails from Arunachal Pradesh, further said he would meet the Dalai Lama , who will visit the Buddhist Tawang monastery in the state after an eight-year interval. Dai Bingguo, China's respected negotiator who retired in 2003, said that India could solve the border dispute between the two countries by eradicating China'a concern in the e...

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  • Russian Federation denies accidentally bombing SDF forces in northern Syria
Russian Federation denies accidentally bombing SDF forces in northern Syria

Townsend, commander of the joint effort known as Operation Inherent Resolve, said US troops were about three miles away from the strikes and that Russian Federation immediately stopped upon receiving notice. And America is trying to support the Kurds while not alienating ally Turkey. Townsend said the United States is "still in decision-making st...

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  • Fighting erupts in Nagorno-Karabakh, casualties reported
Fighting erupts in Nagorno-Karabakh, casualties reported

Earlier, the defense ministry reported about a night military clash in the conflict zone that resulted in casualties for Azerbaijan's forces. "We invite Armenia to follow the cease-fire rules and expect that heavy clashes will not occur again".

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  • Better to be an atheist than a hypocritical Catholic: Pope Francis
Better to be an atheist than a hypocritical Catholic: Pope Francis

He said: "The Lord has redeemed all of us, all of us, with the Blood of Christ: all of us, not just Catholics". Pope Francis has delivered an impromptu critique to members of his own church, suggesting it would be better for some to be atheist than Catholic.

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  • Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar launches 'MGR Amma Deepa Peravai'
Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar launches 'MGR Amma Deepa Peravai'

Deepa recalled that she used to visit Jayalalithaa every year on her birthday to seek her blessings. "If there are attempts to remove her portraits, the people of Tamil Nadu and AIADMK supporters will create a situation where there will be no place without a portrait of Amma ", he said in an apparent hint that AIADMK will continue to sweep elect...

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  • No, Iceland's President Is Not Banning Pineapple on Pizza
No, Iceland's President Is Not Banning Pineapple on Pizza

Jóhannesson, publicly denounced the use of pineapple as a pizza topping , going so far as to say that if he could pass laws on his own, he would ban the topping's recreational use altogether. "I do not have the power to make laws which forbid people to put pineapples on their pizza. I would not want to live in such a country". Johannesson, a for...

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  • Passengers Shout 'This Is Not Trump's America' To Racist On Plane
Passengers Shout 'This Is Not Trump's America' To Racist On Plane

As the pair was putting their carryon bags in the overhead compartments, the racist passenger allegedly asked them twice if they were carrying bombs in their luggage. Lyn praised United Airlines in the description of her Facebook post, writing that the airlines did the right thing for kicking the man and woman off of her flight.

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