Michigan pastor apologizes to woman who was rebuked for breastfeeding inside church

“Of all the places, it is most hurtful when it comes from your own church, that you are going to cause guys to lust after you,” a church leader privately messaged woman on Facebook By: AP | Brighton | Published: August 14, 2018 7:54:35 am A Michigan pastor apologized to a woman who said she was shamed for […]

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Independence Day: Where and how to watch PM Modi’s speech, flag hoisting ceremony at Red Fort

72nd Independence Day: Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place in the national capital and many other parts of the country. By: Express Web Desk | Published: August 14, 2018 9:52:08 am India will celebrate its 72nd Independence Day on August 15. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort in […]

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Rain pounds Himachal: 16 killed in past 24 hours

A weather department official said that the rainfall in Shimla, broke an 11-year record and in last 24 hours, 173 mm rain was recorded. The government has released Rs 96.50 crore for relief and launched rescue operations across the state. By: Express News Service | Chandigarh, Shimla | Published: August 14, 2018 7:24:04 am At least 16 people […]

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FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

President Donald Trump’s allies have seized on the texts, saying they show the investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia is tainted by political bias. By: AP | Washington | Published: August 14, 2018 9:34:46 am Peter Strzok, a longtime FBI agent who was removed from the Russia investigation over anti-Trump text messages, has been […]

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Kenya: President Uhuru Kenyatta urges citizens to arrest the corrupt

In 2015, Uhuru Kenyatta had declared corruption a national security threat and said revenue officers and custom officers would be vetted, but that has never happened. By: AP | Kenya, Nairobi | Published: August 13, 2018 8:14:22 am President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenya’s young people on Sunday to make citizen’s arrests of those suspected of corruption, a vice […]

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Nine-year-old chess prodigy wins fight to stay in Britain

The English Chess Federation and two lawmakers had appealed to Home Secretary Sajid Javid to let the family stay, saying Shreyas was the U.K.’s greatest chess talent in a generation and had lived in the country most of his life. By: AP | London | Updated: August 11, 2018 8:17:15 pm Chess prodigy Shreyas Royal A 9-year-old India-born […]

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Employee takes off in empty airplane from Seattle’s airport, crashes

There was no indication that the incident was an act of terror, Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor told KIRO7 news station in Seattle. By: Reuters | Published: August 11, 2018 11:04:16 am An airline employee took off in an airplane at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport on Friday in an unauthorized flight before crashing in the south Puget Sound, the […]

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Russia tells Washington curbs on its banks would be act of economic war

Moscow’s strategy of trying to improve battered US-Russia ties by attempting to build bridges with President Donald Trump is backfiring after US lawmakers launched a new sanctions drive last week because they fear Trump is too soft on Russia. By: Reuters | Moscow | Published: August 11, 2018 1:08:18 am Russia warned the United States on Friday it […]

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PM K P Oli’s ‘disapproval’ stalls appointment of Nepal envoy to India

Nilkantha Upreti, after his retirement as CEC, was associated with the Niti Pratisthan, a political foundation backed by the Hindu Swayam Sevak Sangh in Nepal, Written by Yubaraj Ghimire | Kathmandu | Published: August 11, 2018 3:07:29 am More than three weeks after Nepal Foreign Minister Pradip Gyawali announced the decision to appoint Former Chief Election Commissioner Nilkantha […]

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Melania Trump’s parents become US citizens using a law their son-in-law wants eliminated

The Slovenian immigrants, a former car dealer and textile factory worker, had been living in the US as permanent residents. By: AP | New York | Updated: August 10, 2018 2:05:33 pm   First lady Melania Trump’s parents were sworn in as US citizens on Thursday, completing a legal path to citizenship that their son-in-law has suggested eliminating. […]

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