by | June 23, 2017 | 10:52

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal are scheduled to play their women's singles second round matches later in the day. The women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy snatched a game off the seventh-seeded Japanese team of Shiho Tanaka and Koharu Yonemoto but went down fighting in the end, 21-18, 18-21, 13-21 in a one-hour five-minute battle.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:50

Warmbier graduated from the school in the Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming as salutatorian in 2013. He will be buried later in the day at a local cemetery. North Korean officials said Warmbier had contracted botulism and was given a sleeping pill and fell into a coma last April from which he never awoke.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:50

Despite bitter criticism and personal attacks, most have continued to operate, many with a degree of support from US individuals and foundations that would have been impossible before the reestablishment of diplomatic relations. Lauderdale, Fla., and Santa Clara, Cuba , became the first commercial flight in 55 years between the two long-time foes. As part of the agreement, the two countries reopened embassies in each other's capitals.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:50

A low-profile Dalit leader who held various organisational positions in the BJP , Kovind, 71, was made the Bihar governor in 2015 after the NDA came to power in May 2014. The Opposition - Congress and the Communist Party of India (CPI), and other parties - met yesterday to discuss the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) decision on Presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind, following which they announced their candidate.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:34

The logistics of how to make the UK's only land border with the European Union work after causing real headaches in London , Dublin, Brussels , and Belfast. At the two-day summit in the Belgian capital, Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, told reporters that she wanted "the widest possible security guarantees for European Union citizens" from the Brexit deal.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:30

The result comes as relief for Republicans , who had grown concerned about whether their party, buffeted by the scandals that have plagued the Republican President, could hold the seat in Georgia's sixth district, which became the most expensive congressional race in US history.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:15

Last month, US-led coalition aircraft bombed a convoy of pro-Syrian government forces near Tanf. The Pentagon said a US F-15 aircraft, flying over Syrian territory, fired on the drone after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces.

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:10

Both have been criticized by Trump and high-profile supporters of the president. Show co-host Brian Kilmeade also pushed back on Sekulow's comment, asking him why he doesn't take action on Trump's use of Twitter . Mueller met with House Intelligence Committee ranking member Rep. "What we know is that James Comey , when he testified, confirmed that he told the president on three separate occasions he was not under investigation regarding this Russian probe".

by | June 23, 2017 | 10:02

Ftouhi entered the airport, he spent a little time on the first level, then he went upstairs he spent some time in the restaurant up there", Gelios said. "I've never had any problems with him", he said, CBC reported. "I said they need to get him a towel". Authorities say Neville fought off his attacker for a minute as other police assisted in subduing the suspect.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:53

He appears to have backtracked since. This month marked the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Six-Day War in which Israel captured the West Bank, east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Jason Greenblatt , Trump's worldwide envoy, arrived on Monday. Israeli forces arrested the mother of a slain Palestinian assailant early on Wednesday after she praised her son's deadly east Jerusalem attack, the army and police said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:50

The Congress , which is coordinating the opposition meet, expressed the hope leaders of all the parties which attended the May 26 lunch hosted by Gandhi would be present today. Ms Kumar's name was also acceptable to the Samajwadi Party and the BSP . Mrs Gandhi was flanked by former PM Manmohan Singh and Mr Pawar, who held several meetings within his party as well as with Congress troubleshooters Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ahmed Patel, as well as the CPI (M)'s Sitaram Yechury.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:41

Padilla said troops have cordoned off the school because the militants had planted improvised explosive devices around the area. Mr Padilla said the attackers belonged to the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (Biff), one of four armed groups in the southern Philippine region of Mindanao that analysts say have pledged allegiance to IS.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:36

Eid al-Fitr is one of the most important festivals in Islam and is celebrated with a great grandeur all over the world . When does Eid al-Fitr happen? Marines traveling to Muslim countries in the Middle East and Asia should be also aware that most government offices, military training, and commercial activity in these countries tends to slow down or come to a standstill during the holiday in order for Muslims to spend time with their families.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:38

If his appeal is rejected by the army chief then he will repeat his appeal to the President. While the next hearing is pending at the ICJ , the Pakistani Army seems to have coaxed or forced such an admission of guilt from the former Indian navy man.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:31

The US president was asked by a journalist if he would be willing to give his version of events under oath. "I will tell you about it over a very short period of time". Then Trump has to have him -- or her - surgically attached to his hip. But the self-imposed silence didn't last. Comey's testimony Thursday to the Senate Intelligence Committee was "a pretty powerful statement" in support of an obstruction investigation, said Harvard University law professor Mark Tushnet, a legal history ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:29

It has been reported that the Egyptian worldwide will fly into the United Kingdom from Cairo today and could undergo a medical on Wednesday if the two clubs reach an agreement today. Salah was initially mooted to join the Reds back in 2014, when he was still with Swiss club FC Basel. The Egypt worldwide scored 19 goals and added a further 12 assists to help Roma to second place in the Serie A last season.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:24

A shattered Thurston will undergo surgery on his right rotator cuff after scans revealed multiple injuries in his shoulder after Wednesday night's 18-16 Queensland State of Origin win. "I wanted to finish on a high this year with representative football". Queensland coach Kevin Walters conceded before Thurston received the scans that he was "very doubtful" for the decider at Suncorp Stadium.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:22

Isaac does not possess the shooting touch of some of the other top picks, but he is long and athletic. "I've definitely got to get stronger", he said following his selection. Jonathan Isaac , the freshman phenom who helped Florida State reach the NCAA Tournament, is officially an National Basketball Association player.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:22

The cause of Wednesday's blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling used in an extensive renovation completed a year ago may have spread the flames. Over the weekend, Queen Elizabeth paid homage to the victims at the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony. She said Britain remains "resolute in the face of adversity" after the horrendous fire and recent extremist attacks in London and Manchester .

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:23

Ten people, a lot of them rebels, were also wounded, military and police said. Pigcawayan town is 190 kilometre south of Marawi city, where the fighting between Philippine military and IS-linked militant groups, including BIFF, has entered its fifth week since May 23, claiming 370 lives, including at least 62 soldiers and three policemen.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:20

However, Comey has not been involved in the investigation since he was sacked last month and the Justice Department named Robert Mueller as a special counsel to head up the Russian Federation investigation which appears to be widening its scope.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:19

If Donald Trump fires Rod Rosenstein or prods him into recusing himself from the Russian Federation meddling investigation he oversees, the president risks creating chaos at the Justice Department while failing to stop the inquiry. Comey said the notes contain his recollections that Trump asked for his loyalty when they met for a January dinner and then urged him during a private meeting in the Oval Office two weeks later to drop an investigation into former National Security ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:16

He said BJP National President Amit Shah spoke to him over phoneand sought his support. Responding to JD-U's decision to support Kovind, Kharge was quoted as saying, " Nitish Kumar's party JD-U's announcement to support Kovind is his decision".

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:12

Despite the support of the state party's establishment and elected leaders, Northam began the race ahead of Perriello and has since steadily fallen behind . Many voters, though, flocked to Northam because of his experience in the General Assembly as a state senator and lieutenant governor. That show of support should matter to the politically tuned-in primary electorate.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:11

He added that removing nuclear weapons from South Korea alone would not be enough because the United States has deployed weapons in other strategic locations in the region from where it can launch attacks on the North. "South Korea is spread over 100,000 sqkm area and the density of weapons deployed in the country is very high", the ambassador said explaining the wide gap in its nuclear capability and the US.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:08

But he left aside scathing testimony by Comey, who was sacked in early May, that Trump had tried to derail a probe into his onetime national security advisor - at best, a political miscalculation by a tradition-shredding president, and at worst, a criminal obstruction of justice.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:08

His trip this time coincided with North Korea's release of a comatose United States student, 22-year-old Otto Warmbier of Cincinnati, who was incarcerated in March 2016 for stealing a political poster from a hotel. According to Gratton, on their second night in Pyongyang - New Year's Eve - the tour group went out into the city square before coming back to the hotel for more drinking.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:06

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams told Theresa May on Thursday that any Tory-DUP agreement would be in breach of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. Mr Adams, who is President of Sinn Fein , met the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street along with other senior figures in the party.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:06

State Department's special envoy to Pyongyang had traveled to North Korea to demand his release on humanitarian grounds . The family of Otto Warmbier said he was in a coma and was on a Medivac flight home. A ministry official explained on Wednesday that Seoul and Washington have been in close consultations over the issue of American citizens detained in the North, adding the ministry has no further comment on the matter outside of the U.S.' announcement on the release of Otto ...

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:04

Kiran Tamang, an officer of the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) was critically injured in the violence, while the GJM claimed four of its supporters were killed. However, GLP took a back seat and most of its trained youths were absorbed into GJM youth wing instead following the formation of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration in 2011.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:02

Six bags, which contained the signatures of 52.3 percent of the electorates from the zone and other petitions, were submitted to the Commission in Abuja on Wednesday, PUNCH reports. "We have submitted the petition at the office of INEC Chairman. It is now left for INEC to go and do confirmation of the signatures before going on the process needed for the recall", he said.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:01

Internet services remained suspended with the police saying the step has been taken to stop the spread of rumours that may incite violence. All Opposition parties - the Left, Congress and BJP - announced that they would not take part in the meeting since Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was not attending as she is in Netherlands.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:02

Danish put the toll at two police killed and five wounded. SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea on Sunday accused US officials of "mugging" its diplomats at Kennedy International Airport by seizing a diplomatic package they were carrying. RS indicates that the attack took place around 2 pm local time (5:30 am Quebec time) on the base of Shahin, one of the largest in the country, about 10 kilometers from Mazar-i-Sharif, which hosts the 209th Corps and covers nine provinces.

by | June 23, 2017 | 09:02

He was attending a business meeting on Tuesday with President Trump's daughter Ivanka when he was snapped in this failed interaction. Ivanka Trump has stressed that paid parental leave and support for child care costs are priorities of the administration, but she has signaled flexibility on the approach.

by | June 23, 2017 | 08:55

This morning Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull questioned South Australia's approach on the issue, raising the question of whether a state-specific levy would drive productivity in the region. That relies on the state government being able to show that increases in banking fees are directly linked to the levy. The Business Council of Australia warned the new tax would reduce investment nationally and in South Australia.