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Hit or miss, missile defense test marks key milestone

The U.S.is testing an interceptor that could destroy an ICBM. In Tuesday's US test, the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency launched an interceptor rocket from an underground silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Syring, the missile defense agency director, has said he is "very confident" in the systems that would be used "to intercept a North Korean ICBM were they to shoot it toward our territory". Read More »

Modi backs Merkel's European Union leadership as Trump scolds Germany

President Donald Trump is aiming his wrath over trade at one of the largest buyers of American exports - Germany. Nonetheless, Merkel's plans to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week reflect Berlin's willingness to work with other countries if Washington proves problematic on climate and trade policy. Read More »

India seen staying fastest growing major economy in Jan-March quarter

He arrived in Spain late Tuesday from Germany. The grand palace has been the official residence of Spanish Prime Minister since 1977. Economic partnership is an important pillar of India's engagement with Spain and Spanish companies have a reputation in fields like renewable energy, high speed rail, infrastructure, tunnelling, technology solution including civil aviation, air space management and waste water management. Read More »

AAP legislators 'assault' Kapil Mishra in Delhi assembly

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Mishra has been carrying on a campaign against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal , levelling graft allegation against him. Later, Goel ordered that Mishra be marshalled out. and when I got up from my seat. four to five MLAs came and attacked". Delhi's former Water Minister was seen being caught in a stronghold and dragged out of the House by AAP members, reported IANS . Read More »

Explosion in diplomatic area of Kabul kills, wounds dozens

A heavy explosion in Afghanistan capital Kabul has claimed the lives of at least 65 people and left 325 wounded so far, local media reports said. The Islamic State group has also claimed responsibility for several recent bombings in the Afghan capital, including a powerful blast targeting an armoured North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy that killed at least eight people and wounded 28 on May 3. Read More »

Jared Kushner's security clearance should be suspended, top Democrats say

On Monday, news emerged that as part of those efforts, a number of White House staffers had encouraged Kushner to "lay low". It was a tumultuous Memorial Day weekend for the White House, particularly President Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner , who was the subject of a series of bombshell reports that punctuated the end of the president's first trip overseas with fresh controversy. Read More »

Tex. state rep sparks outrage after calling immigration officials

The demonstration was in response to Senate Bill 4 which Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law . After protesting outside the building, the demonstrators made their way inside the Texas House gallery and unfurled banners, their loud chants briefly drowning out proceedings at the final day of the legislative session, prompting state troopers to intervene and clear the room. Read More »

In UK vote, Brexit takes back seat to home issues, terror

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She said the government had had to ensure Britain was "living within our means" given "the economic situation we had inherited". Jeremy Corbyn was tweeted about more than double the number of times Theresa May was during the Channel 4/Sky News election programme on Monday night, according to data from Twitter. Read More »

Philippines: End of fight with Islamic State is 'almost there'

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Air strikes are being carried out by the Philippines military in the city of Marawi , that was overrun by Islamic State group fighters last week, reported CNN on Tuesday. He said when the fighting became too fierce, with bombs exploding two blocks away from his house, he ran for his life to a nearby mountain, where he waited without food and water until he made a decision to swim across a pond to safety. Read More »

AMBER ALERT issued for missing 13-year-old from Salem, Mo

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The suspects' vehicle was a maroon two-tone, extended cab pickup truck with dark rear-side windows. Trinity Lewis was taken from 723 County Road in Salem. Trinity had told her grandmother she was going to a friend's house, but did not show up at that house. Trinity Lewis is white with blonde hair, blue eyes, five-feet, three-inches tall, 130 pounds. Read More »

Brother of top Kinahan cartel associate shot dead in Dublin

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Sorcha Pollak A auto was found on Clonliffe Avenue, Dublin 1. Mick O'Toole, Crime Correspondent with the Irish Daily Star, says gardai believe it's related to the ongoing gang feud in the city. He was pronounced dead a short time later. Garda sources said the level of planning that had gone into the attack is consistent with a gangland ambush. Read More »

Macron Invites Putin to France, Challenges Him on Syria and 'Fake News'

They are influence operations. Macron had Kremlin-sponsored reporters banned from his campaign headquarters shortly after this development. On the eve of the vote, Macron's campaign suffered a massive cyberattack that it compared with the hacking of candidate Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign previous year. Read More »

Manchester Bombing: Police Release Images Of Bomber

The image was released as officers in protective suits began sifting through rubbish using takes and spades at a landfill site in Bury, near Manchester , in connection with the investigation . Responding to a caller, he said: 'What I do know about Abedi, the terrorist, is that he was known to the police for some relatively minor matters, theft, receiving stolen goods, minor assault. Read More »

UBSE UK Board 10th, 12th result 2017 today at 11 am ubse

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Last year, the pass percentage of ISC students was 67.06 and in 2015 89.32 percent students cleared the exam. Uttarakhand Class 10 board examinations were held from March 18 to April 10, 2017 while that of Class 12 were held on March 17 to April 10, 2017. Read More »

US successfully tests ICBM defense system

Vice Admiral Jim Syring , director of the Pentagon agency in charge of developing the missile defence system, said it was " an incredible accomplishment ". Laura Grego, senior scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists, which has criticized the missile defense program, called the interceptor an "advanced prototype ", meaning it is not fully matured technologically even if it has been deployed and theoretically available for combat since 2004. Read More »

Riyadh school shooting: Gunman on rampage at private school in Saudi Arabia

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School closed, no children present. Meanwhile, the USA mission in Saudi Arabia in its official Twitter account warned its citizens to avoid the area around the Kingdom School in Riyadh. Most schools in Saudi Arabia are on holiday. Saudi Arabian schools are now closed for the summer holidays, which started before the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Read More »

Trump to Pull Out of Paris Climate Accord

Trump did not sign onto a joint statement at last week's G-7 conference articulating support for the Paris accord . Citing a senior White House official, ABC said the administration is working on how to roll out the decision. "The entire discussion about climate was very hard, if not to say very dissatisfying", Merkel said after the session. Trump aides including Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller, lawyer Don McGahn and Peter Navarro, along with EPA chief Pruitt, argued hard for leaving the ... Read More »

Lib Dems plan to 'sack' Southern Rail, says Lewes candidate

The Liberal Democrats have pledged to reverse £9.7bn worth of Conservative benefit cuts, more than double that of the Labour Party. You should have your say on the Brexit deal in a referendum. Here are eight policies which will make life easier for young people and help them to get on in life. The tactic has won the backing of Nicole Verat-Pant, a French citizen who can not vote in the upcoming election but whose husband will vote for the Lib Dems . Read More »

Kabul blast hurts German embassy staff, kills guard - minister

The neighborhood is considered Kabul's safest area, with foreign embassies protected by dozens of 10-foot-high blast walls and government offices, guarded by police and national security forces. At least 80 people were killed in the brutal attack according to health officials who put the number of injured at 305. The blast, during rush hour traffic, ripped through the diplomatic zone and caused widespread damage. Read More »

Trump claims Kushner leaks 'fabricated lies'

Trump became aware of the conversation between Kushner and the Russian officials. Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, said it was "obviously very concerning" if a key Trump campaign figure was possibly seeking secret communications during the transition period with a country that intelligence experts say intervened in the 2016 USA presidential election. Read More »