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Himalayan Stand-Off Makes for an Awkward G-20 for Xi and Modi

Himalayan Stand-Off Makes for an Awkward G-20 for Xi and Modi

Himalayan Stand-Off Makes for an Awkward G-20 for Xi and Modi Things could be a little annoying when Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meet in the framework of the Group of 20 meeting in Germany. Away from leading luxury events in Hamburg, China and India, they face a resurgence of …

28 Dead and 3 Wounded After Brawl at Mexican Prison

28 Dead and 3 Wounded After Brawl at Mexican Prison

28 Dead and 3 Wounded After Brawl at Mexican Prison MEXICO CITY – A fight between rival gangs in a Mexican city jail in Acapulco has left at least 28 people dead and three wounded, officials said. Violence began before dawn, when security forces regained control of the prison several hours later, bodies were scattered …

A look at Illinois’ historic budget impasse, deal to end it

A look at Illinois' historic budget impasse, deal to end it

A look at Illinois’ historic budget impasse, deal to end it CHICAGO – Illinois’s historic budget deadlock ended Thursday when lawmakers voted to override the Republican governor’s veto and give the state its first spending plan in more than two years. But there was little joy. While some crises can be avoided, taxes raised and …

Protesters seek to impede summit as G-20 gets underway in Hamburg

Protesters seek to impede summit as G-20 gets underway in Hamburg

Protesters seek to impede summit as G-20 gets underway in Hamburg HAMBURG – The economic summit of the Group of 20 began Friday in this port city in northern Germany following clashes between protesters and police who could send waves during the two-day meeting. The German security forces used water cannons and peppers to prepare …

West Bengal violence: Basirhat remains tense, opposition delegation to visit riot-hit areas today

West Bengal violence: Basirhat remains tense, opposition delegation to visit riot-hit areas today

West Bengal violence: Basirhat remains tense, opposition delegation to visit riot-hit areas today The environment in communal violence in areas of West Bengal remains tense, although the Mamata Banerjee government said on Thursday that things are back to normal in and around Baduria, where communal clashes erupted. Meanwhile, opposition parties, including the BJP, the Congress …

CBI raids at Lalu Prasad Yadav’s premises: Time for Nitish Kumar to speak up, says BJP leader Giriraj Singh

CBI raids at Lalu Prasad Yadav’s premises: Time for Nitish Kumar to speak up, says BJP leader Giriraj Singh

CBI raids at Lalu Prasad Yadav’s premises: Time for Nitish Kumar to speak up, says BJP leader Giriraj Singh BJP leader Giriraj Singh on Friday urged Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar to speak out against the ongoing investigation into corruption charges against the president of the RJD Supreme Court Lalu Prasad Yadav Speaking to reporters, Singh …