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Rahul Gandhi meets flood victims in Assam

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The protesters were raising slogans in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi . He demanded that the Prime Minister himself should apologise to the people of the country for attack on Rahul Gandhi's vehicle in Gujarat. BJP spokesman Sambit Patra said it was incorrect for the Congress to claim that the attack was carried out by goons. "We will not be deterred by such cowardly attempts to instil fear in us!" The glass pane at the rear of his auto was shattered as a brick smashed through it. Read More »

A biker group escorts bullied sixth grader to school in compassionate act

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His mother, Tammy, was anxious and mentioned that her son once even contemplated suicide. "As a motorcycle community, we don't want to see children getting bullied, because it leads to teenage suicide", he said in a phone interview. Tammy Mick, Phil's mother, said her son had been bullied to the degree that he felt worthless and would self-deprecating, calling himself stupid. Brent Warfield, who works for a motorcycle dealership, chose to put a message out of Facebook to see who might be ... Read More »

Secret Service quits Trump Tower in dispute over lease — BBCI

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The Secret Service has moved its command post out of Trump Tower in New York City after a lease dispute, the Secret Service confirmed to CBS News' Mark Knoller on Thursday. His wife, first lady Melania Trump , and their son Barron lived there for several months, but relocated to Washington in early June. Experts have raised concerns about the command post , which is usually located on the same floor the president is sleeping on, being so far away from the residence. Read More »

Thursday forecast: Cooler, chance of storms

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It may have taken much longer than usual to get to this point, but very summer-like weather seems here to stay into the first week of August, at least. By late morning and early afternoon, a line of showers and thunderstorms will approach with our cold front and our severe threat will increase. Highs in the mid 80s Shoreline to around 90 inland. Read More »

Mueller impanels grand jury in Russian Federation investigation

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Since that time, Trump has repeatedly called the federal probe into Russian Federation a " witch hunt " and reportedly toyed with the possibility of firing Mueller. "President's outside counsel has not received any requests for documentation or information about this", stated Trump attorney Jay Sekulow. On Thursday, senators introduced two separate bipartisan bills to prevent Trump from firing Mueller, the AP reported . Read More »

Flash flood concerns persist in Southern California

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Flash flood watches are posted across much of the interior of southwestern California as monsoonal moisture flows through the region. "Due to abundant moisture throughout the atmosphere, there will be the potential for intense downpours with any thunderstorms". Read More »

Teen texting manslaughter verdict could face a legal challenge

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Michelle Carter was found guilty in Taunton, Mass ., in June by Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz . Moniz allowed Carter to return home and she won't be jailed until her appeals are exhausted. The American Civil Liberties Union of MA, which argued against Carter's prosecution, said there is no criminal statute against encouraging someone to kill themselves. Read More »

Seven earthquakes hit Oklahoma City area in 3 days

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Edmond's police department reported no significant damages from that natural disaster, but many locals and households were shaken up. The Edmond Fire Department even captured fantastic video from the moment the quake struck. The commission also said that no disposal wells are in the area but a known fault is in the vicinity. The others ranged in magnitude from 2.6 to 3.5. Read More »

West Virginia governor to announce switch to Republican Party, report says

Trump touted "a very big announcement" at the rally throughout the day on Thursday. Unlike most Democratic candidates, he did not endorse Hillary Clinton for president in 2016. "Let's reject partisanship, look for a solution in the middle, and lower taxes for our constituents and business so we can get the economy growing", Manchin said in the release. Read More »

Believe: Texas ranks 23rd in Amway preseason coaches poll

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Oklahoma leads the pack at No. 8, with Oklahoma State following at No. 11. The remaining seven first-place votes went to defending national champion Clemson, but the Tigers will start 2017 at No. Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh catches passes prior to the game against the Florida State Seminoles at Hard Rock Stadium. As for Big 12 schools, Oklahoma was eighth, Oklahoma State was 11th, Kansas State was 19th and West Virginia was 20th. Read More »

Woman, 2 Children Held Captive in Virginia Home for 2 Years

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A anxious relative called Spotsylvania police officers after growing concerned because she had not seen either the woman or the children for such a long time, the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star reports . The woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition for health issues that had gone untreated for quite some time. The children were also taken in for a medical evaluation. Read More »

The Lion King remake: Chiwetel Ejiofor in talks to play Scar

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What do you think of the possible casting of Scar? Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor is reportedly in talks to voice villain Scar in Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King . Given his continued rise in Hollywood through the years, that could result in a role that doesn't take up too much of his time, but also continues to keep him involved with major films. Read More »

Dark Tower Review: A Quick Draw Take on A Very Complex Story

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With the books series' expansive universe already having crossed the desks of Ron Howard and J.J. Abrams alike, Sony Pictures eventually took on the task of telling the story of the Gunslinger ( Idris Elba ) and his eternal battle with the Man in Black ( Matthew McConaughey ) to prevent him from destroying the Tower, which holds the entire universe together. Read More »

'Unimaginable': Canada's De Grasse injured, out for season

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By contrast in major finals in 2012, 2013, 2016 and most notably at the world championships in Beijing 2015 when Gatlin came into the final faster and favoured, he was left in the Jamaican great's wake. The presenters pointed him toward the top step, which is now the goal at every meet. Asked if he was disappointed to miss out on a glamour showdown, he replied: "I don't think you can really use the word "disappointed". Read More »

Doklam standoff: India refutes Chinese claims

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Citing the 1890 border agreement between China and Britain, the ministry said that India's actions, besides being a major encroachment of Chinese territory, posed a challenge to peace and stability in the region and normal global border. India on Wednesday said that tranquillity along the India-China border was an important prerequisite for a peaceful relationship with China against the backdrop of a tense military standoff between countries on the Doklam plateau in the Sikkim sector. Read More »

Veteran lawmaker Abbasi elected prime minister

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Abbasi, who bagged 221 votes in the polling in the National Assembly, will be the interim Prime Minister until Sharif's brother and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif takes charge of the federal government. PML-N's ally Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam has also backed Abbasi. Shehbaz Sharif is a co-accused in a corruption case against the Sharif family. The Supreme Court ruled last week that Nawaz Sharif had been dishonest to Parliament and to the judicial system and was no longer fit for ... Read More »

Trump Dips Below Obama's Worst Approval Rating

President Donald Trump's approval rating dropped to 36 percent to match his all-time low since taking office, Gallup's daily tracking poll indicates. Outside of the low approval numbers, the survey also shows that a solid majority of voters - 58% - believe the president has tried to derail or obstruct the investigation into Russian election interference, and 63% of respondents feel Russia attempted to influence the election. Read More »

Kenyan president hits speculation on election official's murder

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According to reports , before his death, Musando, one of the few persons with knowledge on the location of IEBC servers, had reported to the police about death threats on him by unknown persons. Before his murder, Mr. Msando announced that the system could not be hacked. "All presidential candidates and their running mates also need to have security to avert any excuses of postponing the elections", President Kenyatta said during a Jubilee campaign rally. Read More »

Trump unveils bill to transform legal immigration system

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Half of immigrant households receive some sort of government assistance, while 30 percent of nonimmigrant households receive aid, according to the Washington Examiner . "We don't see that". The RAISE Act would bring badly-needed relief to the American worker, slowing the influx of competition from alien workers to allow USA citizens a better chance of gaining those jobs. Read More »

Tillerson has no plans to meet N. Korea foreign minister in Manila

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After officials filed an "action memo" for the money - a routine document requesting a decision from the secretary of state - Tillerson's aides reportedly replied that he "didn't like being told what to do". First, stabilization zones and conflict prevention channels must be created, "Tilerson said. It causes unnecessary delays and confusion", Bruen said. Read More »

Imran be disqualified under Articles 62, 63: Gulalai

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Addressing a press conference, Gulalai said that there are several reasons which led to the decision to leave PTI, one of which was indecent messages from Imran Khan and his cronies. The petition also claims Khan had allegedly received foreign funds and violated the code that bars political parties from receiving funds from any foreign country or its citizens. Read More »

Trial of 486 suspects in Turkish coup attempt begins in Ankara

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Gulen is being tried in absentia, and denies any role in the coup attempt. The trial, which is expected to last at least a month, is one of dozens underway in Turkey in relation to the coup attempt that resulted in 249 deaths. The pilots who bombed state institutions during the night of the coup bid are also standing trial. "It is very important for our country to entirely shed light on the events of the 15th treason ( coup attempt), this is why we are asking Washington to deliver ... Read More »

Russian athletes banned from singing national hymn at London World Championships hotels

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The IAAF suspended the Russian national athletics federation (RusAF) in the wake of a doping scandal in November 2015, following a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report on an alleged state-sponsored doping program. "It is going to be a special night for me and I am honoured that the IAAF and the organisers of the London World Championships have offered me the chance to receive my medal in front of the British fans", Ennis-Hill said. Read More »