by | August 17, 2019 | 01:57

Modi in his sixth consecutive Independence Day speech suggested that India be more environmentally friendly and completely free of single-use plastic, urging startup entrepreneurs to come up with recycling ideas. Fearing protests and unrest over India's latest move, tens of thousands of extra Indian troops have been deployed to occupied Kashmir - joining 500,000 already there - turning parts of the main city of Srinagar into a fortress of roadblocks and barbed wire.

by | August 17, 2019 | 01:12

National deputy police chief Mazlan Mansor told a news conference her body "was not in any clothing", and was found by volunteers registered with the rescue team on Tuesday afternoon (local time) in an area that had previously been searched.

by | August 17, 2019 | 01:09

Khan spoke Wednesday at a celebration of Pakistan's Independence Day. Kashmir Solidarity Day was observed on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of independence as decided by the National Security Committee. The sweeping changes in Kashmir come three months after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won a general election in which they pledged to revoke Kashmir's special status.

by | August 17, 2019 | 00:58

Several European countries, including France, Belgium, and Germany all reported higher-than-average temperatures in their countries. We'll know in September how this finally turns out. Alaska, Central Europe , northern and southwestern parts of Asia, and parts of Africa and Australia suffered the most intense departures from normal high temperatures, experiencing their hottest year to date.

by | August 17, 2019 | 00:55

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the highly unusual move against Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib necessary, charging that their "sole objective is to harm Israel and increase incitement against it". By enlisting a foreign power to take action against two American citizens, let alone elected members of Congress, Mr. Trump crossed a line that other presidents have not, in effect exporting his partisan battles beyond the country's borders.

by | August 16, 2019 | 21:59

Her body was found following a 10-day search, beside a small stream roughly 1.6 miles from the resort. She also had bruising on her legs but there was "no sign of violence, abduction or kidnapping" and "no evidence of foul play for the time being", though tests were still ongoing.

by | August 16, 2019 | 21:55

China called planned USA tariffs on an additional US$300 billion in Chinese goods a violation of accords reached by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping , signaling its intention to impose retaliatory measures. The yield on United States 30-year bonds also fell to a new low, below 2% for the first time ever, once again signalling a shrinking economy. Research firm Capital Economics said the protests could push Hong Kong into a recession and risked "an even worse outcome if a ...

by | August 16, 2019 | 21:56

Legal immigrants are already refusing services they are legally entitled to, whether from government sources or private charities, out of concern they would harm their chances of remaining in the country, according to professionals who provide food, health and housing services.

by | August 16, 2019 | 21:51

But it wouldn't be the first time an American leader tried to buy the world's largest island. The trip was reportedly to dicuss economic development and promoting long-term peace they are "concerned about activities of other nations, including China , that do not share these same commitments", the Wall Street Journal reported .

by | August 16, 2019 | 21:53

Such injuries can be associated with hanging suicides - especially in older individuals. A law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation told ABC News there is nothing to suggest Epstein died in any manner other than suicide.

by | August 14, 2019 | 02:06

Ken Cuccinelli , the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, said Monday at the White House that immigrants legally in the U.S. may no longer be eligible for green cards if they use food stamps, Medicaid and other public benefits.

by | August 14, 2019 | 01:40

The clip was posted online by a YouTube channel called "THAT'S THE POINT with Brandon". Soon the man who called him " Fredo " took off his glasses and challenged Cuomo to put his money where his mouth is - and Cuomo said , "I'll f***in' ruin your s**t" and "I'll f***in' throw you down these stairs like a f***in' punk".

by | August 14, 2019 | 01:31

A bloodied knife-wielding man was allegedly screaming "Allahu Akbar" and "shoot me". Sydney civilians can just be glad that Ney was armed only with a butcher's knife, rather than a semi-automatic weapon. "And I want to acknowledge that". Gavin Wood, a superintendent with the New South Wales police, praised members of the public who restrained the suspect, who has not been named.

by | August 14, 2019 | 01:12

In addition to the tariff delay on some items, the USTR says other products will be completely exempt "based on health, safety, national security and other factors". Goldman Sachs said on Sunday fears of the U.S. Investors welcomed news of the tariff delay. The USTR's announcement was released minutes after China's Ministry of Commerce said Vice Premier Liu He had conducted a phone call with US trade officials.

by | August 14, 2019 | 00:58

The claim by Virginia Giuffre came in a deposition that was included among roughly 2000 pages of documents related to her defamation lawsuit against Ghislaine Maxwell , the associate whom Ms Giuffre has said helped Epstein procure girls for sex.

by | August 14, 2019 | 00:49

Meanwhile, Chinese military vehicles are gathering in Shenzhen, a city about 15 miles from the Hong Kong border. Stranded travelers wait in the departure hall of the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday , Aug. During the weekend protests, website Hong Kong Free Press showed footage of one arrest that appeared to include officers in plain clothes pinning a demonstrator pressed to the ground.

by | August 14, 2019 | 00:45

After the death on Saturday of Epstein, a millionaire charged with sex trafficking who once counted Trump and former President Bill Clinton as friends, Trump retweeted a baseless claim from a conservative comedian that Clinton was involved in the death.

by | August 13, 2019 | 01:41

Asylum-seekers, refugees and service members are among those who will be not affected by the policy change. It also appeared to close the door for impoverished and low-skilled migrants outside the country hoping to legally obtain a foothold in the United States .

by | August 13, 2019 | 01:36

Scaramucci, who began his work in the White House on 25 July 2017 without being sworn in, quit shortly after in an expletive-laden interview to The New Yorker in which he made obscene and derogatory statements about White House officials.

by | August 13, 2019 | 01:32

Amid massive security arrangements, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday marked its first Eid after the revocation of its special status, even as the state administration held a meeting with local clerics to oversee prayer arrangements and ensure peaceful celebrations.

by | August 13, 2019 | 01:21

Thousands of people swarmed inside the worldwide airport as the city braces for more violence between pro-democracy activists and riot police. "Youngspiration hereby urge governments of the world and all freedom-loving people on Earth, to stand against China , the Enemy of Humanity, and its executioners, the Hong Kong Police Force and the incompetent Carrie Lam government", it said.

by | August 13, 2019 | 01:16

Prosecutors say the friend stored the items in his apartment in order to hide them from the shooter's parents, according to federal charges unsealed on Monday. Instead, federal officials say Kollie made false statements on federal forms in purchasing and possessing weapons, each count related to allegations that Kollie lied about his drug use on federal firearm documents.

by | August 13, 2019 | 00:52

The New York Times is reporting staff did not make mandatory 30 minute checks on Epstein. The Times spoke to the official on the condition of anonymity. But while a formal determination has not yet been made, multiple people briefed on the investigation said suicide remains the presumed manner of death, according to NBC News.

by | August 13, 2019 | 00:29

The closed city of Sarov in the Nizhny Novgorod region, about 500 kilometres east of Moscow , announced 24 hours of mourning from 10:00 GMT on Sunday with flags lowered and entertainment events cancelled, RIA Novosti state news agency reported.

by | August 12, 2019 | 02:56

KCNA didn't specify whether the weapons were ballistic missiles or rocket artillery, but said they were developed to suit the North's "terrain condition" and provide "advantageous tactical character different from existing weapons systems".