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Famed architect Cesar Pelli dies aged 92

Famed architect Cesar Pelli dies aged 92

Mr Pelli was one of Argentina's most prominent architects. "I want to send my condolences to the family and friends of the talented Cesar Pelli", President Mauricio Macri wrote on Twitter . Besid...

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Michelle Obama Is 'Most Admired' Woman in the World, Says YouGov Poll

Michelle Obama Is 'Most Admired' Woman in the World, Says YouGov Poll

They are the only musicians on the list. He's topped the list every time YouGov has conducted the survey. - Although more than two years have passed since the Obamas left the White House, former ...

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Israeli dozen remanded in gang rape case

Israeli dozen remanded in gang rape case

Medical examiners said they found bruises and scratches on the 19-year-old woman's her body. The court hearing, which was held behind closed doors because some of the alleged rapists are minors, was t...

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Iran's seizure of two ships 'unacceptable': UK

Iran's seizure of two ships 'unacceptable': UK

The U.K. government has been increasing pressure on Iran to release the tanker. British officials have been in contact with the United Kingdom ambassador in Tehran, who has in turn reached out to th...

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Former Delhi Cheif Minister Sheila Dikshit passes away at 81

Former Delhi Cheif Minister Sheila Dikshit passes away at 81

Dikshit was hospitalised in the national capital. She had also been Kerala Governor briefly in 2014. During my school and college, the green cover of Delhi actually grew by 300%! Despite many leaders ...

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Iran says tanker 'ignored distress call', taken to Bandar Abbas port

Iran says tanker 'ignored distress call', taken to Bandar Abbas port

The Strait of Hormuz is the narrow waterway that controls access to the Persian Gulf, through which a fifth of the world's oil is traded. "Nothing but trouble." The Stena Impero had been heading f...

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Trump 'felt a little badly' about 'send her back' chants at rally

Trump 'felt a little badly' about 'send her back' chants at rally

The statement Thursday also alluded to statements by two of the congresswoman Trump has named, Rashida Tlaib of MI and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, that have insinuated dual loyalties by advocates for...

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Iran to give no quarter in stand-off with U.S.: supreme leader

Iran to give no quarter in stand-off with U.S.: supreme leader

IAEA inspectors last week confirmed Iran is now enriching uranium to 4.5% fissile purity, above the 3.67% limit set by its deal, the second breach in as many weeks after Tehran exceeded limits on ...

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Hackers take over the London Metropolitan Police's Twitter

Hackers take over the London Metropolitan Police's Twitter

A series of the tweets called for the release of drill rap artist Digga D. Scotland Yard's principal Twitter account, which is followed by more than 1.2 million people and is used to provide impor...

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European Parliament passes resolution on Ukrainian political prisoners in Russian Federation

European Parliament passes resolution on Ukrainian political prisoners in Russian Federation

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in an interview show that Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested prisoners exchange based on an all-for-all principle, the Kyiv Post reported Wednesday....

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Iranian Ships Stranded in Brazil Without Fuel

Iranian Ships Stranded in Brazil Without Fuel

The Bavand was loaded up with 50,000 tons of corn and the Termeh is supposed to take on another 66,000 tons. Carrying food back to Iran is legal under USA sanctions and Iran buys a great deal of...

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US to Send about 500 Troops to Saudi Arabia

US to Send about 500 Troops to Saudi Arabia

The US troops will reportedly become reinforcements to the US military and support personnel already on the site with beginning preparations for a Patriot surface-to-air missile system, a runway and o...

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US sanctions entities and individuals linked to Iran's nuclear program

US sanctions entities and individuals linked to Iran's nuclear program

As part of its campaign, the US has re-imposed sanctions on exports of Iranian crude oil, which have nosedived the Iranian economy. Trump on Thursday said a U.S. "We always have an alliance with the...

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Bay Ridge man allegedly turned ISIS sniper charged in federal court

Bay Ridge man allegedly turned ISIS sniper charged in federal court

He's expected to make his first appearance in court later Friday afternoon in Brooklyn. "The United States believes that every country should take responsibility for its citizens who have tried or suc...

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Drama as man climbs roof-top of Azman aircraft at Lagos airport

Drama as man climbs roof-top of Azman aircraft at Lagos airport

A video of the incident taken from inside the plane shows the man climbing on the wing as passengers cry out in disbelief. "At about 1009 hours, aviation security officials of the Federal Airport...

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Mueller probe witness now faces child sex trafficking charge

Mueller probe witness now faces child sex trafficking charge

He pleaded not guilty to the charges in federal court Friday, according to the Washington Post , and his trial has been set for September 30. Nader was denied bail after Judge Leonie M Brinkema cit...

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Pompeo calls China's treatment of Uighurs 'stain of the century'

Pompeo calls China's treatment of Uighurs 'stain of the century'

He warned authorities that "faith is breaking out all across China ". "For these people, religious freedom is an excuse and a tool for them to slander other countries, to destroy their religious pe...

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Awkward exchanges as Trump meets religious persecution survivors

Awkward exchanges as Trump meets religious persecution survivors

That's incredible. They gave it to you for what reason?' When asked by a Rohingya refugee about the plan to help his people, Trump replied: 'Where is that exactly?' However, the US President seems to ...

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'Liberal paper straws don't work': Trump campaign starts selling plastic straws

'Liberal paper straws don't work': Trump campaign starts selling plastic straws

The pack of 10 straws sells for $15, coming out to a cost of $1.50 a straw. Not everyone on Twitter was thrilled with the idea of putting a nine-inch Trump tube in their mouths. "Liberal paper straw...

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No charges against NY police in 2014 choking death of black man

No charges against NY police in 2014 choking death of black man

Garner, a 43-300 and sixty five days-frail African American, modified into detained for allegedly promoting free cigarettes and died after being placed in a chokehold by the officer. "This present day...

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Prosecutor Details How Ramaphosa Misled Parliament Over R500,000 Donation

Prosecutor Details How Ramaphosa Misled Parliament Over R500,000 Donation

The current president has repeatedly vowed to fight corruption and win back public confidence. "The CR17 campaign was funded by a broad range of individuals from across South Africa who supported th...

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Elderly Native Hawaiians arrested in protest against telescope construction

Elderly Native Hawaiians arrested in protest against telescope construction

Protester: "We have a right to worship god in the environment of our belief". Plans to build the new telescope began in 2009, but Native Hawaiian opponents who say the mountain is sacred have slowe...

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Heat and humidity this weekend

Heat and humidity this weekend

An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect from noon Friday until 8 p.m. Sunday , July 21. Meanwhile, emergency rooms are on alert, bracing for an influx of heat-related emergencies. "Animals can die...

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Kosovo’s PM Haradinaj resigns after being called to Hague war crimes court

Kosovo’s PM Haradinaj resigns after being called to Hague war crimes court

A French court refused to extradite him to Serbia to face war crimes charges there, expressing concern he would not get a fair trial. They have been frozen since November 2018 when Kosovo introduced a...

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Bernie Sanders' Staff Demands $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage

Bernie Sanders' Staff Demands $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage

Sanders and Shakir "both strongly believe in the sanctity of the collective bargaining process", he added. According to documents reviewed by the Post , Shakir was immediately engaged in some ten...

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'Welcome Home, Ilhan!' Omar Greeted With Cheering Crowd After Return To Minnesota

'Welcome Home, Ilhan!' Omar Greeted With Cheering Crowd After Return To Minnesota

Trump, talking to reporters on the White House South Lawn prior to a weekend visit to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, agreed that the four have a constitutionally protected freedom of speech,...

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Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian tanker for a month

Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian tanker for a month

Iran has vowed to respond to what it calls Britain's "piracy" over the seizure of the tanker. The political editor of the Sunday Times said on Twitter that a meeting of the government's emergency co...

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Convicted Murderer Deemed Too Old to Kill Stabs Woman

Convicted Murderer Deemed Too Old to Kill Stabs Woman

Flick's violent tendencies didn't seem likely to go away with age, both the prosecutor and his probation officer warned. But Maine Superior Court Justice Robert E. Among those who testified were fri...

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Guy behind 'Area 51' page is terrified of what he's created

Guy behind 'Area 51' page is terrified of what he's created

We honestly can't handle that many people". The creator of the viral Facebook event jokingly asking people to storm Area 51 later this year to " see them aliens " has come forward and said it was ...

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Athens residents flee as strong quake shakes Greek capital

Athens residents flee as strong quake shakes Greek capital

The shaking was caught on live cameras in the studios of state broadcaster ERT. After Friday's quake, fire brigades reported receiving dozens of calls about people trapped in elevators. "For the tim...

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Relatives of victims condemn Srebrenica ruling

Relatives of victims condemn Srebrenica ruling

The Dutch Supreme Court agreed that "the state did act wrongfully in relation to the evacuation of the 5,000 refugees" in the compound, including 350 Muslim men the Bosnian Serbs were unaware of. Phot...

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Trump backs away from 'send her back' chant after rally

Trump backs away from 'send her back' chant after rally

However, it was Tlaib who generated headlines earlier this year when she used profane language to call for Trump's impeachment. The chant from the rally was immediately excoriated by many in the m...

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US man scales down Philadelphia high-rise to escape huge fire

US man scales down Philadelphia high-rise to escape huge fire

After the long trek down, the man casually jumped to safety and walked away unfazed. He was seen hugging a few bystanders in the green space below, once on solid ground. Authorities say the injured re...

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Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul

South Korean courts have said that the individuals involved in the forced labor cases have not been compensated for their pain and suffering. Kim added that South Korea was ready to consult with Ja...

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Exhausted tiger snoozes in family home after escaping heavy flooding in India

Exhausted tiger snoozes in family home after escaping heavy flooding in India

It happened in a wildlife sanctuary in northeast India. "I still feel the chances are that the number may again increase", Pratyaya Amrit, a state disaster management official, told Reuters, referri...

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