Trump meets with Japan's PM, Nikki Haley, other possible Cabinet choices

23 Nov, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump's decision to have Mike Pence replace Chris Christie as the leader of his transition effort, and ongoing infighting in Trump Tower, is causing delays and confusion in Washington . The US presidential transition is the period between the election and the inauguration of a new President. Trump responded by repeatedly referring to Romney as a "loser".


Democrat Pelosi faces challenge as House minority leader

22 Nov, 2016

The letter came just minutes after Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) announced that he's seeking to replace outgoing House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraTim Ryan to challenge Pelosi for House Dem leader Mystery surrounds DNC race Warren backs Ellison for DNC chair MORE (D-Calif.) in the 115th Congress.


French conservatives voting in first presidential primary

20 Nov, 2016

His lead, however, has been eroded by two party rivals to his right - ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy and Fillon, who served as Sarkozy's prime minister from 2007-2012. Le Pen, official candidate of her once-pariah National Front party, is not taking part in the conservative primary. In contrast, Juppe is advocating a more peaceful vision of French society, based on respect for religious freedom and ethnic diversity.


SEC working to avoid repeat of Florida-LSU scheduling fiasco

19 Nov, 2016

Facing a fourth-and-13 from Florida's 16 yard line, LSU's Trent Domingue lined up for a field goal. It should be noted that, as the season has shaped out since, only one of these two teams has a chance of going to the SEC Championship Game.


3 soldiers killed in Assam militant ambush

19 Nov, 2016

The rebels used homemade bombs to stop an army jeep and a truck and attacked the soldiers with rocket-propelled grenades and AK-47 assault rifles, he said. The injured were airlifted to a nearby army base hospital with multiple wounds, according to the officials. The militants had reportedly ambushed an army vehicle after an IED blast after which there was an exchange of fire between the two sides.


Kane released from England squad

14 Nov, 2016

He is likely to be given a contract until 2020. He joked: "It would be important for me to know what I'm doing after the middle of November!" "I think he's (Stones) got the ideal manager to work with (Pep Guardiola) and to hone (his game) and for all of our defenders, that's what we want to encourage".


Millions scramble after authorities scrap its largest banknotes

12 Nov, 2016

Banks and ATMs were shut on Wednesday, but have been ordered to remain open over the weekend. Elsewhere a host of start-ups took advantage of people's eagerness to get rid of cash, safe in the knowledge notes could be exchanged at the bank after two days.


Scotland seeks to block Brexit talks without its approval

10 Nov, 2016

Britain's top court has set four days starting December 5 for the government's appeal against a ruling that requires the parliament's approval to trigger the Brexit process. He said: "After all the questions that we have heard, I am slightly surprised that my right hon". "What the Government is focused on is taking its case to the Supreme Court and we're confident that we can win that case".


Former Philippines Dictator Eligible For Burial In Heroes' Cemetery, Court Rules

10 Nov, 2016

A coalition of almost 40 groups opposed to Marcos's burial at the cemetery issued a joint statement expressing their anger over the court's ruling. " 'Yung sabihin lang na nawala ang pera (Just saying that the money was lost) is altogether a different issue", he added.


London tram derails: at least 50 hurt, 2 remain trapped

10 Nov, 2016

It has since been confirmed at least five people have died following the incident this morning. "We can confirm an arrest has been made in connection with the Croydon incident", the spokesperson said. Emergency services are still working at the scene to free people trapped. The Rail Accident Investigations Branch said the tram derailed as it was negotiating a "sharp, left-hand curve" with a speed limit of 12 miles (19 kilometres) per hour.


U.S. election result: Clinton says Trump must have chance to lead

10 Nov, 2016

Clinton used the Democratic National Convention to attack Trump's proposed ban on Muslim immigrants to the United States, with the Pakistani-American parents of deceased U.S. Exit polls underscored the fractures: Women nationwide supported Clinton by a double-digit margin, while men were significantly more likely to back Trump.


Trumps cast votes for Trump in NYC

10 Nov, 2016

She is the daughter of Viktor Knavs, a auto and motorcycle dealer and a member of the Slovenian Communist Party, and Amalija Knvas - a patternmaker for children's clothing. They were engaged in 2004, and were married in a church ceremony in Florida the following year. Hillary Clinton in Ralph Lauren at the third presidential debate.


Pak troops shell twin sectors along LoC in Rajouri, Poonch

10 Nov, 2016

As per reports, the firing still continues. Meanwhile, the army said that unprovoked ceasefire violation in Poonch sector continued. "We are appropriately responding in the system we find befitting", the spokesperson said. This came hours after an Indian soldier was killed and a civilian was injured at the RS Pura sector in Jammu and Kashmir. Four civilians in Nakial sector were martyred while six others were seriously injured due to the firing.


No charges for Clinton after new emails reviewed — Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

08 Nov, 2016

In other words, the July recommendation by Comey that there was no basis for any criminal charges against the former Secretary of State stands. "Since my letter, the FBI investigative team has been working around the clock to process and review a large volume of emails from a device obtained in connection with an unrelated criminal investigation", Comey wrote Sunday, in an official communication with 16 chairmen and ranking members of relevant House and Senate committees.


Katy Perry latest star to sing Clinton's praises

07 Nov, 2016

Clinton supporters began pouring into the concert venue hours in advance and by nightfall the Mann Center appeared filled to capacity. Donald Trump vowed he and his supporters would never quit, as he charged into unexpected territory. Trump, meanwhile, didn't boast the same level of A-listers at his rally in Hersey, Pa., on Friday. Although the campaign is coming to an end, it's not too late to do your part! Election Day officially kicks off at the polls on November 8! "That woman has ...


State Department release shows Clinton sent daughter material that was later classified

07 Nov, 2016

The emails concerned phone calls Clinton had planned in November 2010 with the United Arab Emirates' crown prince and Afghan President Hamid Karzai. The emails were written by Clinton's deputy chief of staff, Huma Abedin. Some reflect minor additions, such as Clinton asking an aide to print out the exchange on paper. The State Department had previously released parts of the chain - which involved senior members of the White House, Treasury Department and State Department - with the ...


Syria rebels renew Aleppo attack before Russian Federation ceasefire

07 Nov, 2016

Syrian rebels have tried to break the regime's siege of opposition-held eastern Aleppo, which has been choked off from food, fuel and other necessities. The clashes on Aleppo's western outskirts could be heard in the city's eastern districts, an AFP correspondent there said. The two Russians were slightly wounded during the shelling, and they were evacuated, but their lives were not in danger, the Russian Defense Ministry said.


Russia's defence minister accuses rebels in Aleppo of killing civilians

03 Nov, 2016

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Monday that Russian Federation could be planning to "bomb Aleppo into smithereens", a day before Moscow said it was delaying peace talks indefinitely , blaming the West's failure to rein in Islamists in the besieged northern city of Aleppo .


President Obama adding events in North Carolina for Clinton

02 Nov, 2016

Michele Obama is amongst the most popular figures in the Democratic Party, while Clinton's favaoribility has been extremely low compared to previous Democratic candidates. "Republicans have historically lagged Democrats in early voting, but we usually make up the difference with turnout on election day". She has also vowed to nominate a diverse cabinet "that looks like America" and features as many women as men.


Spokesman: Iraq's PMU to enter Syria to aid Assad after Mosul

31 Oct, 2016

Lt. Col. Hussein Nazim of the militarized Federal Police, which is leading the advance from the south, said some civilians, mainly the elderly and infirm, might still be in the city, but that the use of heavy artillery and airstrikes was a standard tactic.


10 things you should NOT buy on Dhanteras

31 Oct, 2016

It is primarily known as a Hindu celebration but Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains also celebrate it for different reasons. Dhanteras falls in the month of Kartik (Oct-Nov), and it is the thirteenth day of the dark fortnight. The main ritual performed on this day is Goddess Lakshmi Devi Puja. At Diwali , Hindus draw bright Rangoli patterns to encourage the goddess Lakshmi to enter their homes.


Thousands Protest in South Korea to Demand President Quit

31 Oct, 2016

Protesters take part in a protest denouncing South Korea's President Park Geun-hye over a recent influence-peddling scandal in central Seoul, South Korea , October 29, 2016. "Because I was not a government official, I had no idea that this was confidential", she said. Park's opponents are now accusing Choi of having the same kind of control.


Obama makes a promise about his wife

31 Oct, 2016

Clinton also complimented the first lady on her appearance on The Late Show with James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke" and her White House vegetable garden. While Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton battled in 2008, Michelle Obama raised questions about her husband's opponent, framing the choice between the two as "about character".


Australia moves toward lifetime entrance ban on offshore refugees

31 Oct, 2016

The government plans to backdate its ban to July 19th, 2013, because that is when the former prime minister Kevin Rudd said: " As of today, asylum seekers who come here by boat without a visa will never be settled in Australia ". But this law would keep them from ever entering again, even they were a tourist , conducting business or were married to an Australian citizen. Mr Turnbull went on to claim there had been no boat arrival in more than 800 days - a border protection system that he ...


Elizabeth Wettlaufer: Canadian nurse accused of being serial killer

28 Oct, 2016

On Tuesday, Wettlaufer was charged with eight counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of eight patients at two long-term care homes - Caressant Care long-term care home in Woodstock and Meadow Park long-term care facility in London.


Turkey mulls Iraq ground action amid IS threat

26 Oct, 2016

IS fighters had also reportedly shot dead three women and three girls and wounded four other children, allegedly because they were trailing 100 meters (330 ft) behind during a forced relocation from Rufeila village. The clashes underway in Rutba, in Iraq's western Anbar province, are apparently part of the extremist group's tactics to divert attention - as well as Iraqi and coalition resources - from the battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants.


May accused of 'shambolic' Brexit plans

21 Oct, 2016

May moved to appease some lawmakers in her ruling Conservative Party by allowing a motion proposed by the opposition Labour Party for a "full and transparent debate" on how the government will enact the public vote to leave the European Union.


U.S. vows all-out defense against 'grave' North Korean

20 Oct, 2016

A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Cmdr. Carter also stated South Korea's security is guaranteed owing to the "full spectrum of USA defense capabilities", reaffirming US commitment to extended deterrence on the Korean peninsula. Seoul is aiming to boost its indigenous satellite that will permit Seoul to closely monitor military activities in North Korea but is unlikely to have anything on a par with today's USA and Israeli satellites until about 2023.


Oakbay CEO Nazeem Howa calls it quits, citing health reasons

19 Oct, 2016

According to a report in the Daily Maverick by Amabhungane news, court papers filed by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan that contain details of "suspicious" bank transactions by Gupta-owned companies totalling nearly R7bn. In the court papers, it shows letters written by Howa asking Gordhan to intervene by asking the banks to reopen their accounts. Van der Merwe says he is going to force the banks to disclose the reason they made a decision to close the Gupta's bank accounts as it is unfair ...


Call for a Welsh referendum if Scotland votes to leave the UK

16 Oct, 2016

But while Scotland's First Minister opened the SNP's party conference by announcing a draft independence referendum bill, she closed it with a unifying message. The SNP will also put forward a series of "specific proposals" aimed at protecting Scotland's interests in Europe and keeping the country in the single market "even if the rest of the United Kingdom decides to leave".



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