Texas couple survives being stranded 6 days in rural Utah

Published On: October 14, 2017 01:22 PM NPT By: Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct 14: A Texas couple who set out for a day trip to Lake Powell while on vacation in southern Utah ended up narrowly surviving six harrowing days stranded on a rocky, desolate dirt road that was impassable in their rental car, authorities said Friday.

WASHINGTON, Oct 14: President Donald Trump’s abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers jolted America’s health care and political worlds alike, threatening to boost premiums for millions, disrupt insurance markets and shove Republicans into a renewed civil war over their efforts to shred “Obamacare.”

TORONTO, Oct 14: The Latest on the U.S.-Canadian family rescued from captivity (all times EDT): 11:35 p.m. Canadian ex-hostage Joshua Boyle says the Haqqani network in Afghanistan killed his infant daughter in captivity and raped his wife.

Floods and landslides kill 54, leave 39 missing in Vietnam

Published On: October 13, 2017 05:12 PM NPT By: Associated Press

HANOI, Vietnam, Oct 13: Floods and landslides have killed at least 54 people in Vietnam and left another 39 missing since a tropical depression hit the country earlier this week, in one of its worst natural disasters in years, officials said Friday.

4th small quake detected since North Korea's nuclear test

Published On: October 13, 2017 04:08 PM NPT By: Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 13; South Korea said it detected an earthquake Friday near North Korea's main nuclear test site, the fourth since the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test explosion last month. Some experts suggested the area is now too unstable to conduct more bomb tests.

2008 Aarushi murder case: Allahabad High Court acquits Talwars

Published On: October 12, 2017 06:46 PM NPT By: Agencies

NEW DELHI, Oct 12: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday acquitted Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the 2008 Aarushi-Hemraj murder case. The court ordered that the couple, whom a CBI court had in 2013 sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering their 14-year-daughter and domestic help in their Noida home, be immediately released as circumstantial evidence against the duo was inconclusive and their guilt could not be sufficiently established.

MADRID, Oct 11: Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy demanded on Wednesday that the Catalan leader clarify whether he has declared independence, issuing a veiled threat that the central government could limit or rescind the region’s autonomy if he has.

China protests US Navy sailing near South China Sea claims

Published On: October 11, 2017 02:42 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, Oct 11:  China is protesting the sailing of a U.S. Navy ship near its territorial claims in the South China Sea, saying it will continue to take measures to protect Beijing's interests in the vital waterway claimed by several nations.

ROME, Oct 10:  The head of Iran's nuclear agency warned the United States on Tuesday against undermining the 2015 nuclear deal, saying international nonproliferation efforts as well as Washington's international standing would suffer as a result.

SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct 10: Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes northern Chile, on border with Peru.