Pakistan arrest 2 officials for helping slain Taliban chief

30 May, 2016

The First Information Report (FIR) was lodged by Azam's brother, Muhammad Qasim, at the Mal Levies station with the Mal tehsildar in the Noshki district. He said the family was seeking financial compensation from American and Pakistani authorities to support Azam's family and fund his children's education.

Loup returns, Tulowitzki goes on DL

29 May, 2016

In his last start against the Red Sox , Dickey was only able to make it through 4.2 innings and he took the loss. Porcello worked 6 2/3 innings, allowing four earned runs, seven hits and a walk. If the Red Sox wish to put both teams out of the running, this series may be the start of that movement. Justin Smoak started the two-out rally with a single off Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel.

Greek debt agreement reached

28 May, 2016

Eurozone finance ministers early Wednesday agreed to unlock $11.5 billion in bailout funds for Greece after the debt plagued country's reform efforts won approval in Brussels. Wednesday's deal represents a sharp reversal from just about a year ago when Greece citizens voted against a bailout deal in a special referendum.

China says better US-Vietnam ties must not threaten Beijing

27 May, 2016

Obama also planned to meet with entrepreneurs, letting him talk up the benefits of what he says will be enhanced trade under a 12-nation trans-Pacific trade deal that is stalled in Congress and opposed by the leading US presidential candidates.

Ukraine's Jamala Takes Home Eurovision 2016 Crown

26 May, 2016

Jamala , who is of Crimean Tatar descent, received the highest score of 534 points, of which 211 were jury points and 323 TV viewer points, ahead of Australia and the bookies' favourite to win, Russia's Sergey Lazarev , whose " You Are the Only One " took third place.

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are almost settled for this romantic film

25 May, 2016

Amit Sadh would also be seen in the film playing Salman's younger brother. The "NH 10" actress couldn't stop heaping praises on the Dabangg Khan. I was like, this is not possible. Ali has given his life for this film if this works its great and if it doesn't I will move on with my next film but Ali. While most of the portions were shot in the real locations, Salman says its hard to shoot this way.

Car bombs hits Yemen army recruits in Aden

24 May, 2016

This story is still developing and we will pass along details as they become available. In April , 24 people were killed in northern Yemen following heavy rain which caused a dam to burst. Backed by a Saudi-led coalition, forces loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi are battling both IS militants and Iran-backed Shia rebels. Mukalla was recaptured by pro-government forces last month after a year of rule by AQAP, which has exploited the chaos resulting from Yemen's civil war.

Kerry says he will attend Mideast peace meeting in France

21 May, 2016

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi offered to act as a mediator in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Tuesday, an overture that immediately drew favorable responses from both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Opposition Leader Isaac Herzog.

Hillary Clinton tries to clear obstacles in Ky., Ore. primaries this week

18 May, 2016

On Saturday, a Democratic convention held in Las Vegas with the aim of sorting out Nevada's share of delegates became the site of intraparty confrontations, not to mention altercations featuring a security detail from the Paris Las Vegas hotel.

Rangers 2B Rougned Odor suspended 8 games

18 May, 2016

Bautista's late, hard slide into Odor - a double play was called as Bautista violated the new rules governing slides into second base - caused a quick reaction from the Rangers' second baseman. I would've like to have seen Major League Baseball come down much harder on Odor, with something in the range of a 15-20 game ban. "I just try to be a good team-mate, to do the best I can to win games".

New Jersey Mom, 6 Kids Win $429.6 M Powerball Jackpot

17 May, 2016

The numbers popped into her head, she said, and she felt compelled to act on them, so she bought a ticket at a 7-Eleven store in Trenton. The family chose the lower lump-sum option over the higher-value annuity, making the ticket worth $284 million before taxes.

Tornadoes leave damage throughout Oklahoma

17 May, 2016

Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency for 15 Oklahoma counties where tornadoes, severe storms and flooding have damaged property and caused two deaths. A second, even larger tornado, then formed to the northwest of Sulphur, Oklahoma. An EF4 tornado bears wind speeds between 166 miles per hour and 200 miles per hour.

Canadian PM arrives in fire-ravaged Fort McMurray

15 May, 2016

Joint Task Force West continues to maintain an immediate response unit of 350 people on heightened readiness in order to support domestic operations, in addition to air assets that will be on standby in Edmonton. Mr Trudeau's visit follows criticism for the way he's handled the country's costliest natural disaster, with many arguing that as prime minister he should have come here sooner.

Up To Three Killed In Brawl In Moscow's Largest Cemetery

15 May, 2016

Three people were killed and 23 injured after a mass brawl took place at a Moscow cemetery, it is being reported. Police and Special Forces units intervened to end the fight, by discharging their weapons into the air. Police spokeswoman Sofya Khotina said the victims died after being run over by others trying to escape the scene in their cars. She said the three people in the vehicle, who were armed with pistols, were among more than 50 people detained by police.

Scotland's pro-independence party scores big gains in vote

07 May, 2016

Initial results on Friday showed the party winning 26 seats, with Welsh nationalists Plaid Cymru and the U.K. Independence Party (UKIP), which favors Britain's exit from the European Union, making gains. While Labour's losses in Scotland were humiliating, the party fared less badly overall than many had predicted. It will deliver on the commitments we made to the Scottish people - but it will also reach out and seek to work with others across the parliament to find common ground and build ...

Student wins thousands on bet for Leicester to win the league

04 May, 2016

Ranieri played down his own role in the achievement, saying that teamwork was key to the club's success and his players had no shortage of ability. They had been apart for only a few hours after watching together at top-scorer Jamie Vardy's house as the English Premier League title was clinched by second-place Tottenham's challenge ending with a draw at Chelsea.

INLAND WEATHER: Heat will cool later in week, when rain is possible

04 May, 2016

Northwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Cloudy skies will carry over into tonight , along with scattered showers. South wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. The high temperature on both Thursday and Friday is forecast to be 60 degrees. Wednesday .West winds 10 to 15 knots. Expect some patchy frost to develop overnight with some lows getting closer to freezing in the far north.

Canelo vs Khan Odds For Saturday's Mega-Fight

03 May, 2016

The current WBC, Ring Magazine and lineal middleweight champion has a strong Hispanic base in the United States that has helped bolster his profile over the years. It's why many of us cheered for Danny Garcia in 2012, seven months after Khan lost a decision to Lamont Peterson. Canelo would easily get the biggest payday of his career even if the fight doesn't bring in the 2.2 million PPV buys that his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Train derails in DC, leaking hazardous material

02 May, 2016

Fourteen cars derailed, CSX said. News4 has reported that several sources at the scene of the derailment have noted that at least one of the leaked chemicals is sodium hydroxide , which may be combustible and risky when its fumes are inhaled.

Donald Trump rally in Indiana

29 Apr, 2016

Former Indiana University men's basketball coach Bobby Knight called Trump a year ago and asked him to run for president. "Either Trump has spent too much time in his Trump Tower and has no clue about what's happening, or he truly dislikes women and are quite threatened by them", Boxer said on MSNBC.

Saudi Arabia Details 'Vision 2030' To End The Country's 'Addiction To Oil'

27 Apr, 2016

Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced Monday a large-scale reform plan dubbed Vision 2030 meant to restructure the kingdom's economy and ministerial departments, reform the educational system, and give long term residency permits to foreigners, among others.

US to propose that Obama visit Hiroshima

23 Apr, 2016

According to Kyodo news agency, Matsui expressed hope that Obama would not only visit war-time memorials, if he travels to Hiroshima, but also meet survivors of the bombing, Sputnik News reported. Prominent U.S. politicians who have visited the memorial park include former President Jimmy Carter in 1984 and then House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi in 2008.

NY exit poll: Heated primaries energize Dems, divide GOP

21 Apr, 2016

Seventeen of those delegates will be bound, at least on the first ballot, to support whoever wins the popular vote in the state. Cruz will get 18. Trump throughout the convention. Aggressively recruiting supporters to turn out for the conventions held in congressional districts throughout Georgia.

PM Modi Attacks Mamata, Accuses Her of Misusing State Machinery

20 Apr, 2016

Pointing to the state chief secretary replying to the EC notice slapped on Banerjee, Modi charged her with misusing the state machinery. "Polls will come and go, but if these institutions are destroyed, the country will not be able to be run".

Mogherini: EU determined to be again Iran's main trade partner

17 Apr, 2016

Speaking in English, the top European Union diplomat said that while Iran's recent missile tests were not in breach of the nuclear deal signed with Tehran previous year, the world powers were concerned and were urging Iran to refrain from further such actions.

'Panama Papers' law firm says 'hacked by servers abroad'

15 Apr, 2016

A Las Vegas-based subsidiary of law firm Mossack Fonseca is listed as the registered agent for 1,026 firms incorporated over the past decade and a half, many of which have since been dissolved or are no longer active. Among those named in the "Panama Papers" are close associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin, relatives of Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson , as well as Barcelona striker Lionel Messi.

MTV Movie Awards: Will Smith honoured with Generation Award

11 Apr, 2016

I'm 47 years old now. Andy Samberg and The Lonely Island performed a comedic musical tribute to Smith that included "Summertime", "Men in Black", and the "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" theme song before Queen Latifah and Halle Berry sang his praises.

Man accused of stealing candy could get 20 years to life

06 Apr, 2016

Grimes has been convicted of theft five times, which automatically makes him a "quad" offender under the state's habitual-offender law . Grimes, who was free on a $5,000 bond, drew recent attention after his case made headline for the possibility of his sentence: 20 years to life for the alleged candy theft.

Dry day forever in Bihar courtesy BJP: Sushil Modi

06 Apr, 2016

While addressing a press conference Nitish Kumar said, "All type of liquor will be banned in the state from today". However, army canteens will continue to sell alcohol. The decision to ban sale and consumption of India Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) in municipal and town council areas with immediate effect was taken at a cabinet meeting, the chief minister told reporters here.

ICC Throws Out War-Crimes Case Against Kenya's Deputy President

06 Apr, 2016

Ruto and Joshua Sang were accused [Reuters report] of supporting murderous inter-ethnic violence in Kenya after the 2007 election, leading to more than 1,200 deaths. "We are praying for a victory for Ruto and Sang, " David Soi said in a telephone from Eldoret, western Kenya. Ruto and Sang's legal teams filed the no-case-to-answer application last September, saying that ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda had not built a solid case.

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