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IHH Healthcare sweetens bid for India's Fortis

Fortis has been the target of five companies and investment groups, which are vying for control of its 30-odd hospitals in India, as the country's private heal...


Early May Bank Holiday weekend could be hottest on record

After a changeable April, the Met Office says an area of high pressure is set to move in from the southwest bringing "a good deal of fine and dry weather" thr...


Trump orders Pentagon to consider reducing USA troops in South Korea

The U.S. National Security Council asked Chung Eui-yong to fly to the United States to discuss matters related to the summit, a South Korean presidential offici...


Iowa passes fetal heartbeat bill, banning abortion as early as 6 weeks

Recently, Mississippi's Republican governor signed into law a bill that bans abortion after 15 weeks, sparking an immediate court challenge by abortion-rights a...


Wenger berates 'stupid' Arsenal goals; reflects on 'cruel suffering'

Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger would have wanted to finish his 22-year-long stint at the north London club with European final farewell but all his hop...


Latvian woman's murder: Accused sent to police custody till May 17

They will be charged under Section 302 of Indian Penal Code for murder, 376 for rape, 366 for abduction, 342 for wrongful confinement, 201 for tampering with ev...


Catch and Release: Caravan Asylum Seekers Closer to Living Freely In US

The latest group brought the total number of people who have crossed the San Ysidro Port of Entry between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, to 158 , according to ...


G Janardhana Reddy can't campaign for Karnataka polls in Bellary: SC

Party President Shah too had earlier clarified that the BJP had nothing to do with Reddy brothers. "BJP selected G. Karunakara Reddy and G. Somashekar Reddy, ...


Awesome! Brazilian surfs record 80-foot wave in Portugal

Koxa caught the wave at notorious big wave break, Nazare, Portugal , in November of a year ago, and the ride has officially been registered as the largest wave...


North Dakota school says parent, three students found dead

Grand Forks Public Schools said in a statement that families were notified and it was working with the schools the children attended to provide support and coun...


Turkish inflation surges in April, pushes lira to record low

The consumer price index exceeded forecasts by climbing 1.87 percent month-on-month in April, the Turkish Statistical Institute ( TÜİK ) said, for a rise of 10....


Donald Trump changes story on Stormy Daniels hush money, denies affair

Asked last month whether he knew about the payment to Daniels, Trump said "No". Watchdog groups argue that if Cohen's payment was, in fact, for the goal of in...


Former senior New Zealand naval officer charged with making intimate recordings

Keating was New Zealand's foremost representative to the U.S., and the face of New Zealand in all dealings between the NZDF and the U.S. military. The 58-year...


Girls Inc. hosts Mariachi Encuentro on Cinco de Mayo

Just as you have planned your activities for the day, plan your ride home. Driving under the influence includes impairment caused by alcohol, marijuana, prescri...


Cuomo leads, but Nixon favored by 'very liberal'

Since announcing her primary bid against Cuomo in March, Nixon has picked up the support of many on the left who view the current NY governor as too centrist. C...


Students protest over missing Quaid-e-Azam portrait at Aligarh University

On Thursday, hundreds of student protestors organised a dharna at the campus gate, the Hindustan Times reported. The students caught six of those goons and ...


Kansas man arrested attempting to have sex with a vehicle

According to Powell, the man had to be subdued as he refused to listen to any commands. After failing to respond to commands, Newton Police were forced to use...


Amcu concerned over trapped Sibanye-Stillwater mineworkers

The company confirmed to media on Thursday that three seismic events at its Masakhane Shaft‚ which is at its Driefontein operations close to Carletonville west ...


Shoplifting suspect busted by fingerprint left in Play-Doh

Leicester police responded to Walmart on December 11 after an employee found several electronic anti-theft devices that had been covered in the malleable clay-l...


New Islamabad International Airport to inaugurate

Abbasi said he hoped the new airport was a source of development for the area and help bring trade and employment opportunities for the people of the region. Sp...


Kannada stars Chiranjeevi Sarja and Meghana Raj tie the knot. See pics

Meghana Raj and Chiranjeevi Sarja will also host a reception for family and friends. Arjun also attended the wedding with his family. Meghana's wedding attire w...


OR sex offender arrested in California days after motor home police chase

Los Angeles County sheriff's spokeswoman Nicole Nishida tells The Associated Press that Stephen Houk was taken into custody Thursday afternoon in Barstow. Off...


Toyota to test driverless vehicles at Monroe County proving grounds

The facility at Ottawa Lake , Michigan, which is being built by the Toyota Research Institute , will become operational in October, it said. One of its key ...


Lawmakers vote to convene in special Greitens' impeachment session

The sole goal of the special session will be to look at the findings and recommendations of the House of Representatives Special Investigative Committee on Over...


Map: Here's how warm it will get - and when it will rain

Scattered thunderstorms are expected for Wednesday with a 50 percent chance of precipitation. The summer warmth is forecast to continue Thursday in MA, wi...


Liverpool fans: Merseyside Police thank supporters for 'exceptional' behaviour

Liverpool , a five-time victor of the Champions League , will face Real, which is looking for its 13th trophy. Karius was arguably at fault for two of Roma'...


North Korea 'moves United States prisoners to hotel' ahead of imminent release

Beijing hopes that talks between the United States and North Korea will be "smooth and achieve substantial progress", China's foreign minister said on Wedn...


China's foreign minister in N. Korea on rare visit

China sent troops to fight on North Korea's side in the 1950-53 Korean War, but relations have suffered in recent years over the North's reluctance to implement...


Thursday brings another chance of severe storms

A slight risk means that any severe weather that the metro would see, would be scattered, but tornadoes are still possible. Affected communities include Woodwar...


Nawaz Sharif and Maryam are Attending Court Hearing of Avenfield Case

He underscored that the Sharif's family was unable to disclose their sources of income during the investigation. According to the report, the PTI chairman, du...


At least 2 people injured in shooting at California apartment complex

It is understood that two victims from the incident have been taken for medical treatment. An elderly man who police consider armed and unsafe is being sought...


Investigators Can Take Picture of Suspected Golden State Killer's Penis, Judge Rules

But for Tom Voigt, who runs the website zodiackiller.com, a DNA sample taken from saliva that might be on one of those envelopes may be able to provide authorit...


National Basketball Association warns Drake over 'bad language' after Kendrick Perkins incident

Rap star Drake might want to save his colourful language for his albums instead of his courtside seats at Toronto Raptors games. Another harsh exchange foll...


Tennessee Chancellor Beverly Davenport Forced Out

She had served less than a year and a half in the post. DiPietro cited Davis's accomplishments as dean of the College of Engineering and his involvement in th...


Opposition Leader Dares Police to Charge Him Under Malaysia's 'Fake News' Law

Malaysian officials have launched an investigation into comments made by the country's opposition leader over concerns he may have breached a new anti-fake news...