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Bengaluru: Income tax officer's son found dead

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Ten days after the kidnapping of Sharath N., 19, the Jnana Bharathi police recovered his highly decomposed body from a quarry at Ajjenahalli, Ramanagaram, on Friday morning. Sharath was pursuing a Diploma course in automobile engineering at Acharya Institute of Engineering in the city. "The boy's mother called him many times but the calls went unanswered". Read More »

First human West Nile Virus death reported in IL for 2017

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IDPH reported four out five human cases don't involve any symptoms. Past year 155 people were infected, and six died. So far in 2017, there have been 37 human cases of West Nile in the state. In rare cases, severe illness including meningitis or encephalitis, or even death, can occur. Additional information about West Nile virus can be found on the IDPH website . Read More »

Man arrested, charged in unsolved 1992 murder case

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The mother of a woman abducted and murdered 25 years ago voiced gratitude as authorities announced an arrest in the case yesterday. A man has been charged with the 1992 killing of a middle school teacher's aide after testing confirmed that his DNA matched evidence found at the crime scene, authorities said Monday. Read More »

India Calls Rohingya a Security Threat in Deportation Bid

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Lawyer Prashant Bhushan, representing the Rohingya at the Supreme Court hearing, said the Indian constitution "provides equal rights and liberty to every person" including non-citizens. "We are very concerned about what is happening to the Rohingya people in Burma [Myanmar]". Where it is a humanitarian question, there the government has immediately stepped in and extended help to Bangladesh government in tackling that problem. Read More »

Teacher on Leave Over Reaction to Student's Pledge Protest

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It was Stone Chaney's first week at East Middle School in Farmington Hills when the September 7 incident occurred, but now his family says he might not be coming back because his rights were violated. "At Farmington Public Schools , we expect every child and adult in our district to be treated with dignity and respect", he said. 'I'm looking at my son as a hero. Read More »

Rising River Could Close I-75 in Florida, Complicate Evacuees' Return Home

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On Thursday, the Santa Fe River is expected to rise to 58 feet at O'Leno State Park and 25.5 feet at Three Rivers Estates, according to Columbia County spokeswoman Paula Vann. The flooding would also cause closures and extensive rerouting of traffic on US 27 , USA 41, S.R. 47 and possibly US 121 as the routes would be considered impassable. Read More »

Russian Federation begins large scale Zapad 2017 military exercise in Belarus

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Russian Federation has always been wary of NATO's expansion eastward - toward Russia's western borders. But Russia's covert annexation of Crimea in 2014, which was masked by military exercises, has changed perspectives. Western officials raise concerns Moscow may use drills as a "Trojan horse" to make incursions into Poland and Baltics . "Russia is the country that affects security in Europe right now with its actions - the annexation of the Crimea and continued battles in eastern ... Read More »

Hand in Hand telethon raises $14M for Harvey, Irma victims

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The organizers said they were inspired by television reports of volunteers who formed a human chain to help rescue one Houston victim from the flood. Officials estimate at least 70 people died from Hurricane Harvey and another 22 deaths were reported from Hurricane Irma; together, they've caused up to $290 billion in damage to Texas and Florida. Read More »

Kejriwal slams MCD, calls Ghazipur landfill collapse man-made disaster

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Due to the impact of the collapse, a Hyundai X-cent sedan, a motorcycle and a scooter fell into the canal and were pulled out later. Garbage landfill caves in at Ghazipur, Delhi. East Delhi MCD mayor Neema Bhagat has confirmed the incident and said at least three people have been killed in the incident. ANI also reported the police as saying that one body had been recovered from the canal, and further rescue operations are under way. Read More »

Sharjeel Khan banned for five years in PSL spot-fixing case

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A statement from PCB chairman Najam Sethi read: "The anti-corruption tribunal verdict against Sharjeel Khan is a vindication of our policy of zero tolerance against corrupt practices in the game of cricket". The other members of the tribunal were Tauqir Zia and Wasim Bari. Under the PCB code players can appeal rulings before an independent arbitrator within 14 days of the decision. Read More »

West Nile-infected mosquitoes found in Groton

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Checking doors and window screens for holes and gaps, wearing long trousers and long-sleeved shirts, and using mosquito repellent can help prevent against bites as well, they said. The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit says lab results show two probable cases of the virus, with one of those likely being contracted in New Tecumseth. Read More »

United States approves first gene therapy treatment

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This first use of CAR-T therapy is aimed at patients desperately ill with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, which strikes more than 3,000 children and young adults in the U.S. About 3,100 patients 20 and younger are diagnosed with ALL each year, according to the U.S. National Cancer Institute. More than half were children and teens. Read More »

Trump Bans Transgender Recruits from the Military

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After months of speculation, the White House is poised to brief the Pentagon on the protocol for banning trans military servicemembers and those who want to enlist reports The Wall Street Journal . This is a reversal of an Obama-era policy - which was still under final review - that would have allowed transgender people to serve openly in the military . Read More »

President Trump hints at NAFTA withdrawal, says Mexico will pay for wall

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Over the weekend, Donald Trump , who continues to insist that Americans pay for a giant wall along the U.S./Mexico border, said that the Mexican government will eventually "reimburse" us for the cost of the project. Trump said that he will visit the Springfield to gather support for his tax reforms and confidently stated that the Republicans will win the Senate. In 2005, Mexican troops marched across the USA and Mexico border to head to San Antonio for the first time since 1836, when the ... Read More »

Officials after levee breaches in Texas: 'Get out now!'

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A levee in Texas's Brazoria County has been breached, with local officials urging residents to "get out now" as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to hammer the Lone Star State. Sylvester said the Coast Guard was taking more than 1,000 calls per hour. Columbia Lakes is a neighborhood located in the southern portion of Brazoria County, where it is surrounded by the towns of Angleton, Lake Jackson and Brazoria. Read More »