Free Press Journal
  • US House of Representatives ban slaughter of cats and dogs

    Washington: The US House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a legislation prohibiting slaughter of cats and dogs for human consumption. The Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act, 2018, imposes a fine of USD 5,000 (over Rs 3,50,000) for each violation.In another resolution, the House has urged all countries including China, South Korea and India to end the dog and cat meat trade. “Dogs and cats are meant for companionship and recreation.

  • Grocery store shooting in US kills 2 men, say officials

    Washington: Two men have been fatally shot at a grocery store in the US state of Minnesota, officials said. Police officers were called on Sunday to the shooting site at Emerson Food Market in north Minneapolis where they found one man was dead from an apparent gunshot wound, Star Tribune newspaper reported. Two other men with gunshot wounds were taken to a hospital where one of them died of the injuries. The

  • US in contact with N.Korea: Tillerson

     Beijing : The United State has open channels of communication with North Korea and is investigating whether the regime is ready to enter talks on giving up its nuclear weapons programme, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Saturday.

  • Indore: India a pivot in climate change control, says Fred H Walti

    Indore: “Climate change will be the biggest hurdle in development of human race. Solution to this problem is use of clean technology and consumption of clean energy,” said Fred H Walti II, co-founder of Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator.

  • Kashmir an internal matter of India: US

    Washington: Describing Kashmir as an internal matter of India, the US has said it is concerned over the violence and asked all stakeholders to make efforts towards finding a peaceful resolution to the issue following the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani in the Valley.

  • 26/11 attacks: U.S. says it wants justice, asks Pak to ‘cooperate’ with India

    Washington D.C.: The United States has called on the Pakistan government to cooperate with the Indian authorities to fully investigate the deadly 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai. “We continue to urge the Pakistani Government to cooperate with the Indian authorities to fully investigate these attacks. It was a terrible tragedy. We want to see justice done and we continue to urge Pakistani cooperation,” U.S State Department official spokesperson Mark Toner said in a

  • India, Pakistan

    US should support Indo-Pak talks: expert

    Washington: Noting Prime Minister Narendra Modi surprise visit to Lahore offered “glimmers of hope in the much-troubled” bilateral ties, an American expert has said the US should support the India-Pak peace talks while resisting any temptation to intervene directly.

  • John Kerry

    John Kerry optimistic about Congress support for Iran n-deal

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed optimism that the Obama administration will garner enough support from Congress to implement the Iran nuclear deal. “We’re going be successful on plan A,” Kerry said on Tuesday at a discussion in New York when asked what the White House would do if Congress kills the deal. “That’s our policy, and I’m quite confident we’re going to be”, Xinhua reported.

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    China, US officials to pave way for Xi’s visit

    Beijing: China and the US will exchange visits by officials in preparation for the upcoming September visit of President Xi Jinping to the US, the first state visit by a Chinese president since 2011. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on Monday that several senior US officials will visit China in August and September, while officials from China will also visit the US, People’s Daily reported. Niu Jun, a professor of international

  • Texas victim had sent text message to mother, sought help before shooting

    London: A woman in Texas, who was shot dead along with her husband and six children, had sent a text message to her mother before the shooting, saying that she was being held hostage. According to the BBC, Valerie Jackson prompted her mother to call authorities through the text message. The suspect David Conley, who had previously dated Jackson, appeared in court for the first time on Monday. The eight victims were