Thursday, Nov 23 2017 | Time 14:57 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Adopt common line, UN appeals to Syrian opposition
  • Rich tributes paid to Maran
  • TN Governor condoles death of former AG Habibullah Badsha
  • '
  • Stolen babies: MEPs urge Spain to solve all alleged cases
  • '
  • Students must be equipped with technical knowledge: VP
  • New rules on funding European political parties
  • Brimming German economy well placed to ride out political uncertainty
  • MVR Cancer Centre to open Dubai office
  • Myanmar, Bangladesh sign Rohingya return deal - Myanmar official
  • '
  • IIT-M gears up for campus placement, in a first Apple Inc, UIDAI and Nasdaq to recruit students
  • 11 nations to participate in mock exercise on tsunami preparedness
  • US calling Rohingya operation "ethnic cleansing" unhelpful-Russian envoy
World Share

Man arrested at White House gate claimed Trump telepathy link

Man arrested at White House gate claimed Trump telepathy link

Washington, March 21 (Reuters) A Virginia man charged with making a bomb threat at a White House gate claimed to be communicating with President Donald Trump telepathically and said the bomb he had claimed to have was actually an asteroid, according to court documents filed. Sean Keoughan, 29, of Roanoke, was arrested late on Saturday after he drove up to a White House checkpoint in a stolen Impala rental car. He got out and told Secret Service officers that he had a bomb, an Secret Service affidavit said. "There's a bomb in the trunk. This is a test," he said before putting his hands in the air and being handcuffed. Keoughan said he had a bag in the trunk containing an asteroid. He said that Trump had told him to tell officers that it held a bomb, the court filing said. Keoughan said he was in touch with Trump telepathically through a process that let him communicate with high-level officials, the Secret Service and Delta Force, an elite Army unit, the affidavit said. Keoughan said he had received psychiatric care and had used "every drug." He told officers he had twice attempted suicide, once through a heroin overdose, the court document said. Keoughan made an initial appearance yesterday in US District Court on a charge of threatening and conveying false information about the use of an explosive. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison. Keoughan is being represented by a federal defender. William Rawlinson, 58, of Silver Spring, Maryland, was also arrested on Saturday for crossing a White House security barrier. He faces a misdemeanor illegal entry charge. In the first major security breach since Trump became president in January, 26-year-old Jonathan Tran, of Milpitas, California, was arrested for climbing over White House barriers on March 10. He wandered the grounds for 16 minutes before he was found, the Secret Service has said. REUTERS RSD 0505

Top News
Modi inaugurates Global Cyber Security Summit

Modi inaugurates Global Cyber Security Summit

New Delhi, Nov 23 (UNI) Underlining the importance of cyber security in the fast emerging digital world, Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Thursday said nations must take responsibility to ensure that the digital space does not become a playground for the dark forces of terrorism and radicalization. “We need to ensure that vulnerable sections of our society do not fall prey to the evil designs of cyber criminals.

see more..
Students must be equipped with technical knowledge: VP

Students must be equipped with technical knowledge: VP

Chennai, Nov 23 (UNI) Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu today said thanks to technological advances and digital revolution, the world was changing at an unprecedented pace and the students coming out of institutes of higher learning must be equipped to deal with emerging situations not only in terms of technical knowledge, but also in terms of analytical skills, critical thinking, creativity and innovative ideas.

see more..
Congress 'Fire Fighting' team to extinguish dissension after ticket row

Congress 'Fire Fighting' team to extinguish dissension after ticket row

By Nirendra Dev Ahmedabad, Nov 23 (UNI) Faced with dissensions among the rank and file following ticket distribution row, the Congress high command could see depute a "fire-fighting team to extinguish unhappiness" among the disgruntled party workers in poll-bound Gujarat.

see more..
Assam's  BJP minister comment on cancer draws flak

Assam's BJP minister comment on cancer draws flak

Guwahati, Dec 23 (UNI) Star strategist of BJP in North East, Himanta Biswa Sarma jibe at cancer patients has drawn sharp criticism from various quarters for linking accidents and life-threatening diseases like cancer to "sin.

see more..
Mehbooba announces withdrawal of cases against first-time stone-pelters

Mehbooba announces withdrawal of cases against first-time stone-pelters

Srinagar, Nov 23 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has announced withdrawal of cases against first-time stone-pelters or offenders in the Kashmir valley.

see more..
CEC hardens position on int’l poll observers

CEC hardens position on int’l poll observers

Kathmandu, Nov 23 (UNI) Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has hardened position on international observers following some “questionable activities” on the part of some representatives in Kanchanpur district, The Kathmandu Post reported on Thursday.

see more..
Sibal slams Assam Minister for 'cancer is divine justice' remark

Sibal slams Assam Minister for 'cancer is divine justice' remark

New Delhi, Nov 23 (UNI) Congress leader and former Union Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday slammed Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his remarks that cancer is divine justice for sins committed.

see more..
image