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Islamic holy month of Ramadan to start from tomorrow confirms Saudi Arabia Islamic holy month of Ramadan to start from tomorrow confirms Saudi Arabia
- May 16, 2018

During Ramadan , Muslims abstain from drinking and eating from dawn until dusk. The pre-dawn meal earlier than the quick known as the suhur , whereas the meal at sundown that breaks the quick is the iftar . Fasting during Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam, along with the Muslim declaration of faith, daily prayer, charity, and performing the hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. (more...)
Sonam Kapoor shines in nude gown at Cannes Sonam Kapoor shines in nude gown at Cannes
- May 16, 2018

Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor-Ahuja is arguably one of the most stylish celebrities and has been championing red carpets with her fashion choices. She sported a blue denim from Bhane, a clothing brand owned by husband Anand Ahuja . The event happened in Sonam's aunt's bungalow in Mumbai itself. Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Shah RuKh Khan, Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor were a part of the grand affair which took place over a period of three days. (more...)
Meghan Markle's dad may not attend royal wedding, reports say Meghan Markle's dad may not attend royal wedding, reports say
- May 16, 2018

The website reports that Mr Markle suffered a heart attack six days ago, but had checked himself out of the hospital in order to attend the upcoming nuptials. Amongst all the drama are Harry and his bride-to-be, who is now facing the prospect of walking down the aisle in front of the world's media without her father by her side. (more...)
UNITED NATIONS: Fierce exchanges over Gaza killings UNITED NATIONS: Fierce exchanges over Gaza killings
- May 16, 2018

The U.N. Security Council remains deeply divided over how to tamp down this violence. Sanders also said " Hamas violence does not justify Israel firing on unarmed protesters" as a response to claims by the Israeli and USA governments that place blame for the dozens of protesters killed "squarely on Hamas". (more...)
Buckle up: Washington police step up seat belt enforcement patrols Buckle up: Washington police step up seat belt enforcement patrols
- May 16, 2018

Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that buckling up in a vehicle can reduce the risk of a fatal injury by 45 percent. "I am frequently asked why we warn everyone in advance - the bottom line is not issuing citations, but saving lives", Sgt. Campbell said. Research has been found that lap/shoulder seat belts , when used, reduce the risk of fatal injury to front seat passenger auto occupants by 45% and the risk of moderate to critical injury by 50%. (more...)
Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia PM Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia PM
- May 16, 2018

Anwar emerged from the Cheras Rehabilitation Hospital on Wednesday after Malaysia's Pardon Board, which included the current King, chose to overturn the 2015 conviction, which is widely accepted to be politically motivated. The freed politician was the heir apparent to then-premier Mahathir until 1998, when he was sacked and charged for corruption and sodomy. "They want to end Anwar's political career, but they underestimated the wrath of the people", Anwar said at the time. (more...)
Another Police Station Attacked in Indonesia Another Police Station Attacked in Indonesia
- May 16, 2018

Tourists and Visitors should think twice before traveling to Indonesia, especially Bali as a wave of terror attacks have swept the country. This was the second attack on a police premise in the country since Monday. All six bombers were killed, including the mother who was Indonesia's first known female suicide bomber. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for both attacks. (more...)
Tuesday's primary will narrow GOP gubernatorial, Senate fields Tuesday's primary will narrow GOP gubernatorial, Senate fields
- May 16, 2018

The Pennsylvania US House primaries - the first elections on a new court-imposed congressional map - were the main event on a day that included primary elections in Idaho, Nebraska and Oregon. The victor of the three-cornered combat between Wallace, Reddick and Steve Bacher possible will face Republican incumbent Brian Fitzpatrick in November. (more...)
Change is in the air as Virgin Media secures Champions League rights Change is in the air as Virgin Media secures Champions League rights
- May 16, 2018

But before we get to the tournament to end all tournaments, there are still two big events on the football calendar in the shape of the Europa cup final and Champions League final. Those with access to BT Sport will of course be able to watch the game on BT Sport - and in HD or even UHD if you have the right subscriptions and equipment. (more...)
Ex-CIA man named as suspect in Vault 7 leak Ex-CIA man named as suspect in Vault 7 leak
- May 16, 2018

Public court documents show that investigators obtained a warrant to search Schulte's residence in NY back on March 13, 2017, about a week after WikiLeaks had publicly released the first batch of stolen Central Intelligence Agency tools. He has plead not guilty to the charges. The CIA declined to comment. Schulte said he had also been planning a vacation with his brother to Cancun, Mexico, which may have given the appearance that he was trying to flee the country. (more...)
1 killed, 3 injured in explosion at Aliso Viejo building 1 killed, 3 injured in explosion at Aliso Viejo building
- May 16, 2018

Bommarito said one of the injured people suffered from smoke inhalation, but the extent of the other victims' injuries was unknown. Street closures due to an explosion in Aliso Viejo, Calif . McWilliams said she saw two burned women staggering out of the building, covered in ash and soot. Bomb squad investigators and FBI agents are looking into what caused the blast but authorities said there was no lingering threat, according to NBC. (more...)
Trump's Iran nuclear deal withdrawal has oil shippers in limbo over insurance Trump's Iran nuclear deal withdrawal has oil shippers in limbo over insurance
- May 16, 2018

Putin's foreign affairs adviser Yuri Ushakov said Friday the deal between Iran , Russia and other members of the Moscow-dominated Eurasian Economic Union is set to be signed next week. However, Israel has continued to accuse Iran of its under-handed practices regarding the country's nuclear power program. India Imports almost 80% of crude oil it consumes also it exports about 17% of oil imports from Iran , thus any future United States sanction may have an impact on it. (more...)
Andhra boat capsizes: Navy's teams sent for rescue efforts Andhra boat capsizes: Navy's teams sent for rescue efforts
- May 16, 2018

As many as 23 people are reported to be missing, while the others managed to swim to safety and some were rescued. East Godavari district collector Kartikeya Misra said that they have located the launch. According to Reddy, the driver of the boat has said there are 25-26 passengers in the boat at the time of the incident. The chief minister spoke to East Godavari district officials over the phone. (more...)
Teacher shot dead after having sex with student Teacher shot dead after having sex with student
- May 16, 2018

The report concluded that " Deltondo was advised that there was better places to just talk with a former student", and further stated that the responding officer hoped not to find her in the same predicament again. However, investigators have not revealed information about the case at this time. Rachael DelTondo was supposed to tie the knot in 2017, but only four months later, the wedding was called off. (more...)
Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim released after royal pardon Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim released after royal pardon
- May 16, 2018

The pardon potentially paves the way for him to succeed the country's elderly new leader Mahathir Mohamad, who was the surprise victor over former Prime Minister Najib Razak in last week's parliamentary election. The former prime minister has been blocked from leaving the country and a complaint has been filed against him to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission alleging he personally blocked an investigation into the US$3.2bn 1MDB scandal . (more...)
Judge: Special counsel had authority to prosecute Paul Manafort Judge: Special counsel had authority to prosecute Paul Manafort
- May 16, 2018

A federal judge in Washington DC is proceeding with the criminal case brought forward by special counsel Robert Mueller , regarding Paul Manafort , President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. "Manafort was, at one time, not merely 'associated with, ' but the chairman of, the presidential campaign, and his work on behalf of the Russia-backed Ukrainian political party and connections to other Russian figures are matters of public record", she wrote, adding that it was "logical" for ... (more...)
Tennessee joins states suing OxyContin maker Tennessee joins states suing OxyContin maker
- May 16, 2018

Six more USA states on Tuesday announced lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the company of fueling a national opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing its prescription painkillers to generate billions of dollars in sales. (more...)
Gov. Bryant among group to nominate President Trump for Nobel Peace Prize Gov. Bryant among group to nominate President Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
- May 16, 2018

Henry McMaster and a group of fellow governors are backing President Donald Trump's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize . In the letter, those who endorsed the President said, "Though he has only been in office one year, President Trump has achieved an unprecedented victory for global peace and security". (more...)
Minnesotans React To US Embassy Opening In Jerusalem Minnesotans React To US Embassy Opening In Jerusalem
- May 16, 2018

Canada is committed the goal of a "comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East, including the creation of a Palestinian state living side-by-side in peace and security with Israel", Freeland said at the time. "The United States stands with Israel because we know it is the right thing to do". France's President Emmanuel Macron condemned violence by the Israeli military. (more...)
Kashmiri girl beaten up by mob in New Delhi Kashmiri girl beaten up by mob in New Delhi
- May 16, 2018

A group of Kashmiris were allegedly thrashed by a mob in Southeast Delhi's Sunlight Colony, following which the police launched a probe. In a video clip on social media, a wounded woman, her back to a vehicle, screams as she is beaten with hockey sticks. (more...)