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One killed as Army foils infiltration bid

A group of militants tried to sneak in from Pakistan- occupied Kashmir but the bid was foiled by the alert troops, an Army official said. The encounter followed an alleged infiltration bid that the security forces foiled. Earlier in the day, the Pakistani troops had voilated the ceasefire in Khari Karmara of Poonch sector, Jammu and Kashmir. There were no immediate reports of casualties on either side. Read More »

Body of teen who went missing on dog walk found in landfill

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The 14-year-old was reported missing Monday night after she didn't return from taking her dog for a walk near her home. The medical examiner will determine the cause and manner of death. "She had her whole life ahead of her", said Brooke Kirkland, who knew the victim. Friends have set up a GoFundMe page to help the Cargill family. Read More »

Oregon: Roadkill can be harvested for food

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The Associated Press claims approximately 20 other states allow people to harvest their own roadkill for meat. For example, as of previous year, Oregon's neighbors to the north in Washington can salvage deer or elk carcasses that have been hit by motorists. Read More »

Texas Mom Undergoes Plastic Surgery to Look More Like FLOTUS

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That's right, there's a new plastic surgery procedure on the rise and it's called the Melania makeover , according to the New York Post . Melania's looks haven't gone without notice and many people on both sides of the political spectrum have compared her physically to former First Ladies. Read More »

After taking aim at Qatar, Trump urges Arab unity

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Freedom of movement within the region has also been severely restricted; Qatar has given Saudi, Egyptian, Bahraini, Libyan, Yemeni and Emirati citizens 14 days to leave the country. In this photo released by Emirates News Agency, WAM, the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, right, is received by UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai , Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to hold talks about Qatar, in Dubai , United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Read More »

Heat wave boosts burns in Phoenix as pavement, cars scald

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Santa Clara County health officials on Wednesday confirmed that two San Jose residents died on Monday due to heat-related conditions. In addition to Las Vegas, official record high temperatures were recorded in Phoenix, at 119 degrees; Yuma, Ariz., at 120 degrees; Palm Springs, Calif., at 122 degrees; Corpus Christi, Texas, at 100 degrees; Salt Lake City at 101 degrees and Denver at 99 degrees. Read More »

Convicted sex offender moves next door to his victim - and it's

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Harold English of Oklahoma went to prison for sexually abusing his step-niece more than a decade ago. English, now 65, served more than a dozen years behind bars following his 2004 conviction on lewd molestation charges. "I'm not sure yet exactly how the final language will look, but we already have laws on the books preventing sex offenders from living near a school/daycare", Hilbert said in an e-mail. Read More »

Turkish, Russian forces to patrol Syria de-escalation zones

Since then, more than 400,000 people have been killed and more than 11 million have been displaced, 6.3 million internally and 5.1 million externally, across the war-battered country, according to the United Nations. The three countries had been due to finalise maps of the de-escalation zones by June 4, but have not said whether agreement has been reached. He added that "a mechanism involving the Americans and Jordan in the south in the Deraa region is being worked on". Read More »

Senate Republicans to unveil health care bill

The Senate may vote next week, McConnell said Tuesday, adding that Republicans will make "every effort to pass a bill that dramatically changes the current health-care law". The budget office said the House bill would cause 23 million to lose coverage by 2026. "We'll hopefully get something done, and it will be something with heart and very meaningful", he said The bill would phase out the extra money Obama's law provides to states that have expanded coverage under the federal-state ... Read More »

USA urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar: Tillerson

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Qatar received no notice from the other Arab countries before ties were cut, he said, calling it "a surprise and a shock to us, this act of aggression". S&P added that the air travel restrictions could have "significant implications" for Qatar Airways' profitability. "The One Belt, One Road project , meant to build up economic cooperation between countries through the construction of infrastructure and closer integration, has already been endorsed by the Saudis, Iran and Qatar, which see ... Read More »

By focusing on Daesh, Trump risks wider war

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FILE - In this file picture released by the Iranian state-run IRIB News Agency on Monday, June 19, 2017, a missile is fired from city of Kermanshah in western Iran targeting the Islamic State group. Ozerov insisted that Russia will be tracking the coalition's jets, not shooting them down, but he added that "a threat for those jets may appear only if they take action that pose a threat to Russian aircraft". Read More »

EU Leaders to Discuss Brexit at Summit

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The EU wants their citizens' rights after Brexit enforceable in their European court in Luxembourg. Britain's economy is growing more slowly than Greece's, its households are getting poorer as inflation rises and the government is struggling to stay in power. Read More »

North Korea warns against following 'psychopath' Trump

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Looking at the North at this point in time through rose-tinted spectacles could prove the costliest mistake any South Korean president has yet made. " The military options are limited", Portman said. "What we do is to develop friendly and cooperative relations on the basis of five principles of peaceful coexistence", the spokesman, Geng Shuang, told a regular briefing on Thursday. Read More »

Trump appears to drive cart on Bedminster green

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As reported by Yahoo , there are plenty of reasons why a golfer should not drive a golf cart onto the green. 'It's the only place he could drive on the green, huh?' remarks Frank. 'Doing good until this hole, ' he laughs. 'Keep your cart away from tee boxes, and about 30 feet away from the greens, ' it says. Trump's voter base, however, may have a different point of view. Read More »

Some Dems Want Pelosi Out as House Minority Leader

Why squander the votes of those who want to check the president but not oust him (or hold a pointless Senate trial)? The party's great hope for the Georgia seat was a $24 million man whose victory would have likely had a seismic impact on Washington's direction, rattling Republicans in Congress already nervous about the president. Read More »

Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for his funeral

Mr Warmbier's family objected to a post-mortem examination, so the Hamilton County coroner's office conducted only an external examination of his body and is still trying to determine his cause of death . The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH examined the 22-year-old's body after his death Monday , and honored his family's wish not to have an autopsy. Read More »

House Intelligence Committee asks for Comey memos and any Trump tapes

He did vow to disclose more information about that matter in a "short" period of time . Clinton was tried in the Senate "for matters less serious than the ones before us now", Inglis said. Opposition Democrats have said that the leaks occurred after Comey was sacked and no longer a government official. During one White House dinner, Comey recalled that the president asked him for "loyalty" and to lay off his former top aide Michael Flynn - who is under investigation over his Russian ... Read More »

Thousands Attend Funeral Service for Teen Killed Near Va. Mosque

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Nabra Hassanen of Fairfax, Va. was only 17 years old when she was murdered in a road rage incident on Sunday. He lives in Loudoun County. Police have said they believe Hassanen was a victim of road rage , not a hate crime, but Fairfax County Commonwealth's Attorney Raymond Morrogh said prosecutors have not ruled out any motive. Read More »

Putin: fans expect more from Russia's misfiring soccer team

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NPR's Lucian Kim in Moscow watched the four-hour marathon. In his annual call-in with the public and media in and outside Russian Federation on Thursday, President Vladimir Putin highlighted the national economy, the Moscow-Washington relations and regional conflicts involving Russian Federation, among others. Read More »