Flood waters stabilize in India, but thousands evacuated

Published On: August 26, 2016 01:05 PM NPT By: Associated Press

VARANASI, India, Aug 26: Nearly 3,000 people were evacuated in India's remote northeast after an artificial lake created by a landslide threatened their lives, even as flood water levels stabilized in the worst-hit areas of the north, officials said Friday.

WikiLeaks founder and Editor-in-chief Julian Assange said on Wednesday his organisation planned to release “significant” information linked to the campaign of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton before the November 8 election.

KABUL, Afghanistan, Aug 25: A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early Thursday after at least 12 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the assault on the sprawling campus on Kabul's outskirts, a government spokesman said.

Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go kills pedestrian

Published On: August 25, 2016 03:01 PM NPT By: Agencies

A Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go while driving hit two women, killing one and injuring the other, in Japan's first death related to the Nintendo Co craze.

AMATRICE, Italy, Aug 25: The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): 6:30 a.m. Italian authorities say that the death toll from Wednesday's earthquake in the central part of the country has risen to 247.

WASHINGTON, Aug 25: After scanning the vast reaches of the cosmos for Earth-like planets where life might exist, astronomers have found one right next door.

120 killed in Italy earthquake

Published On: August 25, 2016 07:10 AM NPT By: Associated Press

ACCUMOLI, Aug 24: Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday.

Death toll from earthquake in Italy climbs to 73

Published On: August 24, 2016 07:51 PM NPT By: Associated Press

AMATRICE, Italy , Aug 24: Italy's civil protection agency says the death toll from the magnitude 6 earthquake in central Italy has reached 73.

This Russian girl takes extremely dangerous selfies

Published On: August 24, 2016 07:31 PM NPT By: Agencies

Angela Nikolau from Moscow, Russia takes the most dangerous selfies in the world.

Doctors in sex abuse cases often not disciplined

Published On: August 24, 2016 04:58 PM NPT By: Associated Press

ATLANTA, Aug 24: Doctors who engage in sexual misconduct with patients are routinely treated as having "impairment" issues and may not be reported to law enforcement.