Trump to Deliver Keynote at USS Ford's Commissioning

Trump to Deliver Keynote at USS Ford's Commissioning

The $12.9 billion nuclear-powered warship weighs 100,000 tons, and stretches across 4.5 acres. The vessel's commissioning will begin the planned phased replacement of the US Navy's current Nimitz-class aircraft carriers. Hundreds lined the pier below the freshly christened ship as government and Navy officials alike celebrated its completion, with the Navy band playing tunes like "God Bless America". Read More

4 protesters killed during East Jerusalem clashes, Palestinian media says

Jerusalem Muslim leaders have called on worshippers not to go through the metal detectors , and Muslims have been converging outside the Old City's Lion's Gate for prayers instead. The US State Department issued a warning on Monday barring employees and their families from visiting the Temple Mount until July 24 . "Muslim leaders called for a mass gathering to protest Israel installing metal detectors at the holy site where Arab citizens of Israel carried out a deadly shooting last ... Read More

GREAT AMERICAN ECLIPSE: What Charlotte can expect to see

GREAT AMERICAN ECLIPSE: What Charlotte can expect to see

Locations that will see a total solar eclipse will experience a temperature drop of 10 degrees or more once it gets dark, but it won't be dark enough for Delmarva to experience more than a one or two degree change in temperature. Woodrum says that there are eclipse "hounds" that find totality so appealing, they go to great lengths to view rare solar events. And Chicago's Adler Planetarium ( www.adlerplanetarium.org ) is having a giant block party on the day of the eclipse . Read More

Venezuelans stage general strike against Maduro's leadership

Venezuelans stage general strike against Maduro's leadership

The strike comes as the Trump administration in the USA weighs up imposing " swift economic actions " if Maduro goes ahead with the election. Maduro also is denouncing what he characterizes as an opposition attack outside the offices of VTV, Venezuela's state broadcaster. Read More

Temple Mount closed to Jewish visitors after young Jews violated rules

Tensions have soared since Friday. One Palestinian was seriously injured after being hit by a rubber bullet, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent. He said Israel's respect for the historic and legal status in the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the end of all attempts to create new facts on the ground is the key to restoring calm in the Holy shrines. Read More

Legally we can have Karnataka flag, says law minister

Legally we can have Karnataka flag, says law minister

The state of Jammu and Kashmir which has a special status under Article 370 of the Constitution is the only state in the country that is permitted to have its own flag. Former Karnataka chief minister and Union minister D V Sadananda Gowda dismissed the move when questioned by reporters, saying, "India is one nation and there can not be two flags in one country". Read More

Palestinian worshippers hurt in clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem

Palestinian worshippers hurt in clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem

For the first time in decades, Israel closed the site — sacred to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount — on Friday, after three Arab Muslim Israeli citizens opened fire from the holy compound with automatic weapons, killing two police officers before they were shot and killed. Read More

Former US House Speaker Freed

Former US House Speaker Freed

It was Hastert's attempts to secretly pay off one of his alleged victims that tripped a wire with the feds, who began investigating him after the once-powerful pol began making large bank withdrawals. His inmate number with the Bureau of Prisons is 47991-424. "They got him on what they could", he said. Hastert's attorneys declined comment Tuesday. Read More

Justine Damond: 'Why did the police not use their cameras?'

Justine Damond: 'Why did the police not use their cameras?'

Justine Damond , 40, was killed Saturday night in Minneapolis' Fulton neighborhood. The stepson of an Australian woman shot dead by United States police is demanding answers after it was revealed the two officers involved had not turned on their body cameras . Read More

Monsoon session of Parliament begins

Monsoon session of Parliament begins

Download the News Nation Mobile App and stay connected with top stories from India and around the world. At the all party meeting, the government is likely to seek opposition's support for smooth functioning of the upcoming Parliament Session. Read More

State Police Release Sketch Of Northern Indiana Double Murder Suspect

State Police Release Sketch Of Northern Indiana Double Murder Suspect

Indiana State PoliceThese photos show the suspect in the killings, police say. Police are asking the public to focus on the person's facial features as the depiction of the hat may be inaccurate. They were found near a trail about a half-mile away near their hometown of Delphi, with 2,800 residents 65 miles northwest of Indianapolis. German was able to capture a photo of a man and his voice on her cell phone before she died. Read More

Oscar Winner Martin Landau Dies at 89

Oscar Winner Martin Landau Dies at 89

His publicist Dick Guttman confirmed the death, saying: 'We are overcome with sadness'. Landau made his mark on the big screen as early as his second feature film when he starred in a key supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North By Northwest . Read More

South Korea proposed talks with DPRK

South Korea proposed talks with DPRK

The Red Cross has also proposed a meeting to try to revive the meetings between Korean families separated since the War (1950-1953). "Kim Jong-un directly mentioned (the need for) inter-Korean military talks in the 7th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea held last year, the first of its kind in 36 years", said Yang Moo-jin, a professor at the University of North Korean Studies. Read More

Situation in Kashmir has attracted attention of global community: China

Situation in Kashmir has attracted attention of global community: China

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said India and Pakistan are important South Asian countries but the situation in Kashmir has attracted the attention of the worldwide community. "It is also important to keep in mind that Bhutan is the main party in the dispute". Karat said India has been seeking to join the Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG) on a priority basis and considers China as the "stumbling block" for this goal. Read More

Terror fails to deter Amarnath pilgrims

Terror fails to deter Amarnath pilgrims

Muslim community people hold a placard during a protest to condemn the militant attack Amarnath pilgrims on Wednesday. New Delhi: Over 300 public toilets in the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) area can now be located on Google Maps. They said the driver kept driving the bus as it was being struck with bullets near the southern town of Anantnag on the main highway linking Kashmir with the rest of India. Read More

Fisherman killed by whale after freeing it from tangled ropes

Fisherman killed by whale after freeing it from tangled ropes

He had successfully managed to free the whale - only to be struck by it moments later, local publication paper Medicine Hat News reported . In an interview with CBC Mainstreet in 2013, he said that rescuing whales is "not a scary situation". Read More

USA charges 412 in health fraud schemes worth $1.3 billion

USA charges 412 in health fraud schemes worth $1.3 billion

Opioids, including prescription painkillers and heroin, killed more than 33,000 people in the United States in 2015, more than any year on record, according to the U.S. The busts also constitute the largest opioid-related fraud charging in US history-120 of the defendants, including doctors, face charges for their role in prescribing and distributing opioids and other narcotics. Read More

Another friendly air strike kills two soldiers, injures 11 others

Another friendly air strike kills two soldiers, injures 11 others

Padilla said the aircraft, which is used to carry bigger bombs and equipped for close-air-support to ground troops, will be temporarily pulled out from their operation. Now in its seventh week, the fighting has displaced most of Marawi's more than 200,000 residents and reduced much of the handsome, lakeside city into rubble. Read More

Dead in Alabama, suspect in car with Fla. tag

Dead in Alabama, suspect in car with Fla. tag

Lever is accused of sexually abusing a young girl for than five years beginning in 2005 and sometimes forcing a young boy to participate. Lever was placed in York County Prison on October 12, 2015, on the first case on a $100,000 bond, but was able to get bailed out. Read More

Explosive device detonated at United States air force facility in Oklahoma

Explosive device detonated at United States air force facility in Oklahoma

Police say the blast was reported around 10:30 p.m. Monday in Bixby, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) south of Tulsa. Police said the recruiting station was closed at the time, and no injuries were reported. Rice says the final determination on whether to label the act as terrorism rests with the FBI and that it is now a criminal investigation into the use of an explosive device. Read More

Dalian Wanda sells majority stake to rival Sunac China for $9.3bn

Dalian Wanda sells majority stake to rival Sunac China for $9.3bn

Ltd. divest 91 percent of its interest in 13 tourism city projects, which includes theme parks, for 29.575 billion Chinese yuan to Sunac China and 76 hotels for 33.595 billion Chinese yuan to Sunac China. With the latest deal, Sun targeted assets from fellow billionaire Wang Jianlin (王健林), who was among the most acquisitive Chinese tycoons up till a year ago. Read More

Tillerson talks tough on Russian Federation, vows United States support for Ukraine

He called the initial dialogue an effort to "explore a framework under which we might begin to have agreement on how to deal with these very complex issues of cyberthreats, cybersecurity, cyberintrusions". Mr Tillerson recently suggested that Kiev and Moscow might achieve a peace agreement outside the framework of the Minsk deal, and he travelled to Ukraine with the new U.S. Read More

Gunmen kill 1, wound 8 at OH maternity party

Gunmen kill 1, wound 8 at OH maternity party

Saturday, police spokesman Jim Love told FOX 19. According to police, people at the party were watching a movie when two people walked in and began shooting. WCPO reported that one woman was sitting in her auto when the shooting happened. The five adults were treated at a Cincinnati hospital, where one is listed in critical condition. Read More

USA and Russian Federation announce Syria ceasefire to start on Sunday

USA and Russian Federation announce Syria ceasefire to start on Sunday

Israel voiced three main demands upon the U.S. envoy: the separation of safe zone talks from the Astana talks; keeping Iran , Hezbollah and other Shiite militias away from the Israeli and Jordanian borders; and not playing any active role in controlling safe zones near its border. Read More

Arab Nations Continue Isolation Of Qatar Which Ignores Their List Of Demands

Arab Nations Continue Isolation Of Qatar Which Ignores Their List Of Demands

Fund managers believe further sanctions, such as a pull-out of bank deposits, remain quite possible in coming days or weeks, but they may hurt the Qatari economy rather than cripple it. This would be a massive climbdown and Arab ministers have already said the sanctions stay, for now. " Qatar is walking alone in its dreams and illusions, far away from its Gulf Arab brothers , after it sold every brother and friend and bought the treacherous and the one far away at the highest price", the ... Read More

HTC Ocean Life rumor:

HTC Ocean Life rumor: "5.2" screen, Snapdragon 660, Edge Sense sides

But definitely, it won't a smartphone that will not grab the attention of the consumers. The specs include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, putting it firmly in mid-range territory, but it doesn't say how much RAM will be joined on to it. Read More

28 hurt in U.S. nightclub shooting

28 hurt in U.S. nightclub shooting

Police said more than two dozen people were shot at the venue. Today, we all woke to the tragic news that this senseless act of violence occurred right in the heart of our capital city. Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola said he's working with "state and local officials to crack down on those who are on probation and parole who are illegally carrying weapons". Read More

White House: President Trump to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin at G20

White House: President Trump to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin at G20

The evening will be rounded out with a banquet hosted by the German president. Asked in an interview with weekly Die Zeit published Wednesday whether she would repeat that comment, she replied: "Yes, exactly that way". The G20 summit, which will be held in Hamburg on Friday and Saturday, comes after a G7 in May that showed deep divisions between the President Donald Trump-led USA and other western countries on climate change . Read More

Putin to discuss Ukraine with Merkel and Macron at G20 summit

Putin to discuss Ukraine with Merkel and Macron at G20 summit

There are still many hard issues to be resolved ahead of a summit of the Group of 20 leading economies (G20) in Hamburg later this week, a German government spokesman said on Monday. "I don't think we'll have unified positions on all issues at the end, but it's sensible and honest to talk to each other on all issues of worldwide diplomacy", she said at a news conference in Berlin. Read More

Trump talks unity with Gulf state leaders

They accused Doha of supporting extremism and of being too close to regional rival Iran, which Qatar has strongly denied . On Wednesday, the foreign ministers from Saudi Arabia , Egypt, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain will meet in Cairo in order to discuss the situation with Qatar . Read More