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by | October 11, 2017 | 23:09

In a move that shakes up more than a century of tradition, the Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday that starting next year it will welcome girls into some scouting programs. In August, the president of the Girl Scouts accused the Boy Scouts of seeking to covertly recruit girls into their programs while disparaging the Girl Scouts' operations.

by | October 11, 2017 | 22:08

A week later, investigators still haven't found a motive for Paddock's rampage. The lights, along with the famous "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign at the Stip's south end, were dimmed at 10:05 p.m. The FBI has brought in behavioral profilers as they continue questioning Paddock's live-in girlfriend, Marilou Danley, about his gun purchases and what she may have noticed about his behavior, Lombardo said.

by | October 11, 2017 | 21:10

Letters from defence lawyers and a NY prosecutor filed with an American court show Abdulrahman El Bahnasawy , of Mississauga, Ont., suffered a relapse in prison and tested positive for a prescription drug used in opioid-addiction treatments, a finding that led to the loss of family visitations for seven months.

by | October 11, 2017 | 20:41

Reports suggest that the Russian youngster arrived in India back on September 24. After the matter was reported in the media, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj stepped in on October 11, and tweeted: "Evangelin - Your country Russian Federation is our time tested friend".

by | October 11, 2017 | 20:38

The Turkish Embassy in Washington took a similar decision in retaliation. The dispute blew up last week when Turkey arrested a Turkish employee of the American consulate on suspicion of links to the group blamed for last year's failed coup.

by | October 11, 2017 | 20:32

Mumbai: An enquiry committee constituted by the Indian Railways to look into the causes of Elphinstone Road station stampede on September 29 has said that heavy rains and rumours caused the stampede. To a question whether it was the railways fault in the incident, Bhakar said, "We can not blame one staffer or department for this incident". Bhakar, while sharing the details of the report with the mediapersons, said, "The stampede took place because of the unexpected heavy rain which ...

by | October 11, 2017 | 19:59

He urged all Muslim countries to adopt the issue of the Muslim Rohingya and to inform their problem to the global public opinion to pressurize Myanmar to stop its massacres and offer political and humanitarian solutions to alleviate the suffering of these people to regain their rights.

by | October 11, 2017 | 19:34

But legal experts say that transgender people in India are in a unusual situation: on the one hand, they are legally recognised and protected under the Constitution, but on the other hand they may have been judged to be breaking the law if they have consensual gay sex.

by | October 11, 2017 | 19:16

Her four children, who were passengers in her auto, were also pronounced dead at the scene. All five family members died at the scene. The driver of the Landrover, identified as Favian R. Police say 27-year-old Favian Garcia, of Gervais, Ore., hit an oncoming vehicle on Highway 99E near Nevada Street on Sunday afternoon, killing 25-year-old Lizette Medrano-Perez, of Molalla, Ore., and her children, 8-year-old Ricardo, 6-year-old Andrus, 4-year-old Dayanara and her 2-year-old niece, Angelina ...

by | October 11, 2017 | 18:55

Alexander suspended Greek activities indefinitely during the investigation. Gruver, who was 18, was " highly intoxicated " when Phi Delta Theta members laid him on a couch and left the house sometime early on September 14, according to a witness.

by | October 11, 2017 | 18:38

The tweet about network licenses followed Trump's 9:45 a.m., ET, tweet calling NBC News "fake" news for a story about US nuclear arsenal. According to the original NBC report, Trump "said he wanted what amounted to a almost tenfold increase in the USA nuclear arsenal during a gathering this past summer of the nation's highest ranking national security leaders".

by | October 11, 2017 | 18:29

But Erdogan said the arrest, and a police request to question a second consulate employee, showed "there is something cooking in the US consulate in Istanbul". In the 2016 fiscal year, the USA issued 82,735 non-immigrant visas in Istanbul and 30,505 in Ankara, according to state department figures . Washington has dismissed claims it was involved as a ludicrous conspiracy theory and Gulen himself denies any link to the plot.

by | October 11, 2017 | 17:51

The data also revealed that there are more than 18 lakh girls under 14 who are married, and more than one-third of them (4.2 lakh) have children. On this special day, let us join in celebrating the International Day of the Girl-a holiday dedicated to highlighting women's rights and empowering young girls everywhere to reach their potential.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:58

He said the Puerto Ricans were having "fun" too. "They had these attractive, soft towels". And I came in and there was a crowd of a lot of people. Puerto Rican bonds took a huge hit on Wednesday following President Donald Trump's comments on the island's sizable debt.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:50

Police said some of the recorded videos date back as far as 2008, and they say they are concerned because of the high number of people who may have never known they were being recorded. Matt Aubin, a private investigator with Cyber Security Services in Tampa and Orlando, said he's received hundreds of complaints from people who have found themselves secretly recorded.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:50

The US "stirs up trouble" and runs "in the opposite direction from countries in the region who aspire for stability, cooperation and development", a statement from the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said at the time. Next month, Trump makes his first visit to Asia as president, including a stop in China, which he has been pressuring to do more to rein in North Korea.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:22

Sivarajan in September. Saritha had named 13 high-profile people in a letter written from jail in 2013, who she said either asked her for sexual favours in return for government sanction of her company's projects or raped her. The judicial commission headed by retired Justice Sivarajan was constituted by the then Congress-led UDF government after intense protests from the Opposition in 2013.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:24

Roy's decision has soured his relationship with the TMC as clear from party secretary-general Partha Chatterjee's recent attack. Mr. Roy said that since its inception, the party supported the BJP till 2007 and then were a part of the United Progressive Alliance government from 2009 to 2012.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:23

Honeypreet Insan was also blamed of changing her statements again and again. Honeypreet Insan's accomplice Sukhdeep Kaur has also been sent to police remand. While Honeypreet admitted that crores were spent to incite the violence in Panchkula , she has not revealed anything about the CD the police have, and is believed to contain information about the illicit money owned by Ram Rahim, allegedly worth Rs 700 crore.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:07

However, South Korea's Defence Ministry spokesman has declined to comment on Tuesday, saying the information was classified. South Korea pulled out of the joint venture previous year in response to the North's nuclear and missile tests, ending more than a decade of cooperation at the factory park, on the North's side of the demilitarized zone (DMZ), that was the last remaining symbol of inter-Korean cooperation.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:01

Over the past few weeks, as President Donald Trump has been selling the White House's tax reform proposal, he's consistently made the false claim that the United States is the highest taxed nation in the world. He also rescinded a White House invitation to National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry after the two-time MVP expressed reservations about going.

by | October 11, 2017 | 15:58

This effectively means that Indian consumers are paying nearly the same for petrol and diesel when crude was at Dollars 110/barrel. The VAT component varies across cities and the percentage is decided by individual state governments. Many media reports highlighted that such cut in Value-Added Tax would not only hit Maharashtra's exchequer but also lead to a revenue loss of Rs 2,600 crore.

by | October 11, 2017 | 15:52

The Evening Standard reported that Mr Trump would stay with the United States ambassador rather than the royal family as he held talks with Theresa May and other officials. The President is expected to make a "working visit" in 2018 for talks with the Prime Minister instead of meeting the Queen. That plan was then put on hold this summer after Mr Trump reportedly spoke to Mrs May on the phone and said he didn't want his trip marred by protests.

by | October 11, 2017 | 15:35

President Donald Trump's administration played a role in the visa decision. This week, both the U.S. and Turkey cancelled non-immigrant visa service between the two countries. The embassy statement said it needed to reassess "the commitment of the government of Turkey to the security of US mission and personnel". Turkey has also announced that it has suspended visa procedures for United States citizens in retaliation for this decision.

by | October 11, 2017 | 15:36

Hamas has meanwhile focused its energies on lifting Palestinian Authority (PA) "sanctions" against it in Gaza . Egypt has been instrumental in bringing the two sides together. The Palestinian cabinet travelled to Gaza last week to assume control over government offices. On Saturday, Hamas police arrested a suspected jihadist leader in Gaza , Nour Issa, 27.