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Congressional Democrats to roll out new economic agenda

Congressional Democrats to roll out new economic agenda

Sen. Chuck Schumer and other Democratic congressional leaders are launching a revamped messaging campaign today as part of the party's new appeal to voters before the 2018 midterm elections . Among Democrats' top agenda items is greater scrutiny of corporate mergers, including tougher standards that incorporate consumer privacy, product quality and the impact on wages and jobs.


United Kingdom bets £246 million on batteries

United Kingdom bets £246 million on batteries

The first phase will be a £45m competition, led by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), to create a virtual "Battery Institute" to address the biggest challenges facing the fledgling battery industry. If we can do so, we can increase the earning power of our country and our people. It will deliver a coordinated programme of competitions that will aim to boost both the research and development of expertise in battery technology.


Friendly fire strike by United States kills 16 Afghan police, officials say

Friendly fire strike by United States kills 16 Afghan police, officials say

Meanwhile, Moheseni said at least eight police were killed in battles against the militants in Ghor, an impoverished, remote province in central Afghanistan. Various reports said 20-30 of the villagers were later released or escaped and that about 33 remain in captivity. After capturing Taywara district Taliban fighters stalked the corridors of the only hospital looking for wounded Afghan National Security personnel to kill, said provincial public health department director Ghulam Nabi ...


Trump Jr. adds to legal team ahead of Senate meeting

Trump Jr. adds to legal team ahead of Senate meeting

Jeff Sessions .These illegal leaks, like Comey's, must stop!" He added, 'What I do know is what I read which is that I guess someone in Kislyak's position can sometimes distort what he said when he is reporting back to say - to build himself up.


20 people arrested so far in recent lynching of DSP in Srinagar

20 people arrested so far in recent lynching of DSP in Srinagar

Senior police officer, who was lynched in Nawuet, in a file picture. The 57-year-old police official was part of the security grid deployed for devotees attending the night-long prayers which were led by the mosque's custodian, Kashmiri separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq .


Death Toll from Lahore Market Blast Rises to 11

Death Toll from Lahore Market Blast Rises to 11

At least 11 people have also been reported injured, at least six of them policemen as well. Security forces have cordoned off the area. "We need to focus all our attention on this tragic incident", he said. The anti-riot police officials were deployed for the drive, the media house reported. Local media said at least four policemen were killed in the attack and several others injured.