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Zainab's 'killer' remanded to police custody

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It has been learnt that Imran Ali had earlier been detained for questioning and to collect his DNA samples. The Senate committee's recommendations were the outcome of its deliberations focused on the Zainab case. The accused was arrested when his DNA matched with the sample found from the victim's body, Geo News reported, citing the sources. They said he had been taken into custody over two weeks ago but was let go on the victim family's plea that "he could not be a culprit". Read More »

'Terrible Tragedy' in Oklahoma As Five Workers Believed Dead After Rig Explosion

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One person was airlifted to a hospital, and five others remain missing. In a statement to local news outlets, the driller Patterson-UTI said that it was deeply saddened and that it was supporting the families of the missing individuals. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Like you, the public, the media, we want to know what caused this terrible event, but today is not the time for those questions, at least not for me", Say said. Read More »

Egypt opens nomination for presidential election

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One year later, Sisi became president with 96.91 percent of the votes in elections which were widely criticized by local and worldwide organizations. At the same time, former military chief of staff Samy Anan appeared in a video announcing that he will run in the upcoming presidential election . Read More »

Henry Bolton vows not to resign as Ukip leader

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The emergency action against Bolton (by the party's National Executive Committee) was followed in the wake of revelations that his ex-girlfriend reportedly sent racist messages about Prince Harry's fiancée Meghan Markle. Six UKIP officials had resigned by midday, The Guardian reports. He described the NEC as "unfit for purpose" - claiming it had lost the confidence of a large proportion of Ukip members - and called for "significant and urgent reform". Read More »

Pennsylvania Supreme Court orders state's congressional map redrawn

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You can read Chief Justice Saylor's opinion here. The court gave the state legislature February 9 to come up with a less Gerrymandered map - which must be approved by Gov. Republicans were in control of the redistricting process in 2010, and have held a majority of the state's congressional districts since the new map was put in place in 2011. Read More »

Steve Smith denies talk he smeared lip balm on ball

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According to Law 42.3 states players are allowed to "polish the ball provided that no artificial substance is used". "People said something about lip balm but if you look at my lips they're pretty dry". "We just lost a couple of wickets in a row and we just couldn't get the power at the back-end". "It's hard for them to overturn the decision". "They always look either way on TV, but yeah it was out". Read More »

1 shot at Italy, Texas school; suspect arrested

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Students were escorted from Italy High School to a nearby elementary school and were released to family members. The schools are still locked down. School officials say they can not comment on disciplinary actions involving students. One student said the suspect had planned on other targets. A shooting has been reported at a high school 45 minutes south of Dallas, Texas. This item has been corrected to show the sheriff's official is named Sgt. Read More »

President Trump has common form of heart disease

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In addition to assessing Trump's physical health, Jackson also gave Trump a cognitive assessment, screening him for neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer's and finding him to be mentally "sharp". There were 12 additional consultants in the room. Mr. Trump was vocal against his predecessor's affordable healthcare Act even during his presidential campaign. Read More »

U.S. national security to focus on competition of great powers not terrorism

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The new defense strategy follows on from Trump's national security strategy that he released last month which, similarly, highlights the role of China and Russian Federation in the global security environment. "North Korea seeks to guarantee regime survival and increased leverage by seeking a mixture of nuclear, biological, chemical, conventional, and unconventional weapons and a growing ballistic missile capability to gain coercive influence over South Korea, Japan, and the United States", ... Read More »

Macron rebuffs City deal after Brexit unless United Kingdom pays into European Union budget

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After the meeting on Thursday at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Britain's military college, a British government statement said France will increase its support for the Forward Presence battle group in Estonia. Macron says if the United Kingdom wants full access to the single market "it means that you need to contribute to the budget and acknowledge the European jurisdiction". Read More »

IOC: More Initiatives Coming to Promote Korean Unity

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IOC President Thomas Bach today announced that a delegation from the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will participate at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. "Let us not forget that such an agreement would have seemed impossible only a few weeks ago", Bach said, in an apparent reference to the feverish tension triggered past year by the North's repeated missile tests. Read More »

Battlefield 1 to See 4th DLC Released in February

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In Battlefield 1 Apocalypse , the famous World War 1 battles of the Allies against the German Empire in Passchendaele and the Austro-Italian battle of Caporetto will be represented among the new multiplayer maps. Like its predecessors Battlefield 3 and Battlefield 4, it was paired with a paid expansion pass that delivers additional maps and content during a year-long window after launch. Read More »

Tensions soar along Indian, Pakistan frontier in Kashmir

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The Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in the RS Pura and Akhnoor sectors on Saturday. At least 12 people, including three BSF jawans, three Army soldiers and six civilians, have been killed in six ceasefire violations by Pakistan since January 3. Read More »

Bawana cracker unit blaze leaves 17 dead

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The cause of fire is yet to be discovered. Fire Services officials said that many people were still reportedly trapped inside the building as they made desperate attempts to rescue them. Several casualties reported. Monitoring the situation. "May those who are injured recover quickly", the Prime Minister's Office tweeted quoting Mr Modi. Read More »

Kim and Kanye reveal the title of child No. three

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The couple is already parents to four-year-old North and two-year-old Saint , who are said to be "especially thrilled to welcome their baby sister". The celebrity couple did not announce a name until Friday. A Twitter user wrote , "She's going to grow up and never want to say her real name". Kardashian West said they had a "great" relationship and "trusted her completely". Read More »

Roy Halladay's autopsy reveals traces of alcohol and morphine

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More than 50 nanograms per milliliter of zolpidem is considered by the FDA to be "capable of impairing driving to a degree that increases the risk of a motor vehicle accident" and Halladay's level was 72 nanograms. He went on to have a historic career as an MLB pitcher, winning the prestigious Cy Young Award for both the American and National Leagues. Halladay, known as "Doc", pitched four seasons with the Phillies before retiring after injuries cut short his 2013 season. Read More »

Shirtless Vladimir Putin Braves Icy Water For Epiphany

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Russian President Vladimir Putin marches towards the icy-cold waters of Lake Seliger in Svetlitsa village, Russia, 19-01-2018. He was then seen dunking himself in the icy water and crossing himself. Putin has garnered wide attention for photos and video footage of him shirtless on horseback, shirtless fishing, shirtless hunting and now, shirtless worshiping. Read More »