Trump takes aim at McConnell and Obama on Twitter while on vacation

This is the first year Republicans have been in a position to scuttle Obama's law because they control the White House and Congress , making last month's crash of their bill acutely painful for the party. Trump mentioned dealing with Congress a few ... More..

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Why Was There a Huge Trump-Like Chicken Outside the White House?
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Why Was There a Huge Trump-Like Chicken Outside the White House?

Sadly, Trump may not even know that he should take the chicken as an insult. The likeness to the president is coincidence and unintended, and the inflatables were originally hatched as an attraction in Ch...More..

Florida mother charged with murder was headed to Buffalo
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Florida mother charged with murder was headed to Buffalo

They also found her 11-year-old daughter's body, police said. Moments after they arrived, the motorists told police that they watched the driver, an adult woman, get out of the vehicle and pull a child's body...More..

Google Fires Engineer who wrote anti-diversity memo
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Google Fires Engineer who wrote anti-diversity memo

The firing of James Damore, the author of the so-called " Google Manifesto ", is highlighting the issue of exactly what you can and can't say in the workplace. Department of Labor over allegations it did not...More..

Canada sends soldiers to United States border where refugees cross
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Canada sends soldiers to United States border where refugees cross

They will also install lighting and heating equipment. The military would have no role in security matters, Le Bouthillier said in emailed statement. Officials at Immigration Canada said the number of asylu...More..

Pentagon Approves Use of Force Against Drones Over US Bases
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Pentagon Approves Use of Force Against Drones Over US Bases

The number of uncrewed aircraft in USA skies has zoomed in recent years and continues to increase rapidly - along with concern among US and private-sector officials that risky or even hostile drones could get t...More..

Politicos on the move: Christy Clark resigns as leader of BC Liberals
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Politicos on the move: Christy Clark resigns as leader of BC Liberals

Clark stepped down as premier after her government lost the confidence vote. Mackin reported that at a similar meeting in Surrey, Peter Fassbender heaped all the blame on Clark, calling her - not the part...More..

Thousands of Kenyans flock to vote in high-stakes elections
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Thousands of Kenyans flock to vote in high-stakes elections

More than 14,000 candidates are standing in those elections. Millions of registered voters in Kenya go to polls today in one of the most closely watched elections on the African continent. The men belong t...More..

Newspaper: Clinical India rout SL to wrap up series
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Newspaper: Clinical India rout SL to wrap up series

Left-arm spinner Jadeja claimed the big wicket of overnight batsman Dimuth Karunaratne for 141 to end Sri Lanka's resistance and second innings on 386. "We were outplayed in the first innings both with bat ...More..

Clinton, Missouri police officer shot and killed late Sunday night
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Clinton, Missouri police officer shot and killed late Sunday night

Bill Lowe of the Missouri State Highway Patrol . "You know a lot of people call traffic stops routine", said Lowe, "but there isn't a routine traffic stop". Lowe says Michael was "heroic right to the end". H...More..

Israeli Minister Threatens to Close Al Jazeera's Offices in Country
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Israeli Minister Threatens to Close Al Jazeera's Offices in Country

While the proposal will not take immediate effect, Kara confirmed that both the Arabic and English versions of the news channel will be shuttered once the proposal is passed in the Knesset ( Israel's parliamen...More..

Soldiers assault military base in Venezuela in 'attempted coup'
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Soldiers assault military base in Venezuela in 'attempted coup'

Lopez was released from prison July 8 and placed under house arrest after serving three years of a 13-year sentence on charges of inciting violence at opposition rallies. In the afternoon, at a public meeting...More..

Terror probe opened into Eiffel Tower incident
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Terror probe opened into Eiffel Tower incident

The incident was initially treated as a criminal matter, but was later designated a counter-terrorism case because of the suspect's statements to police and his apparent radicalisation, the source said. In Ja...More..

Northwestern professor, Oxford staffer arrested in California for Chicago murder
by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

Northwestern professor, Oxford staffer arrested in California for Chicago murder

Both were wanted in connection with the death of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, 26, who died after being brutally stabbed multiple times in Lathem's apartment. A US-wide police hunt was launched by Chicago Police...More..

Trump defends national security adviser HR McMaster amid calls for his firing
by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

Trump defends national security adviser HR McMaster amid calls for his firing

Breitbart attacks quoting "administration officials" alleged McMaster opposed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appearing alongside Trump at the president's recent visit to the Western Wall. Cohen-Wat...More..

Man arrested over British model kidnapped in Italy
by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

Man arrested over British model kidnapped in Italy

Reports in Italy said the woman has given statements to police and prosecutors aided by lawyers from the British Consulate. It has been reported that the captor demanded £50,000 upon the woman's release and...More..

Blaze Tears Through Torch Tower In Dubai
by | Saturday, August 05, 2017

Blaze Tears Through Torch Tower In Dubai

Major General Abdullah Al Marri, Commander-in-chief of Dubai Police, said firefighters, rescuers and ambulance team helped put out the fire quickly and ensured safety of residents- and their pets. There were ...More..

Conrad Roy's Family Breaks Silence After Michelle Carter's Sentencing
by | Saturday, August 05, 2017

Conrad Roy's Family Breaks Silence After Michelle Carter's Sentencing

He pointed out that the judge could have imposed a sentence of up to 20 years if he wanted. "This is a bad, awful tragedy and she very much regrets this", said Joseph Cataldo, requesting five years of supervi...More..

Warrant Issued For Northwestern Professor In Stabbing Murder In River North
by | Friday, August 04, 2017

Warrant Issued For Northwestern Professor In Stabbing Murder In River North

Public records show the suspect lived on the 10th floor in this building. Duranleau grew up in MI, but most recently lived in an apartment building near West 22nd Place and South Wood Street in Pilsen. "The...More..

by | Friday, August 04, 2017

U.S. not seeking regime change in North Korea - Rex Tillerson

However, "a condition of those talks is there is no future where North Korea holds nuclear weapons or the ability to deliver those nuclear weapons to anyone in the region, much less the (US) homeland", he sa...More..

Leader asks new Rouhani govt
by | Friday, August 04, 2017

Leader asks new Rouhani govt

The solemn inauguration ceremony of the re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will be held on August 5. Mr Rouhani will be sworn in on Saturday and will have two weeks to present his cabinet to parliame...More..

The US$30 billion question for Foxconn
by | Friday, August 04, 2017

The US$30 billion question for Foxconn

It did not address Trump's statement about the total investment amount or Trump's claims that Gou told it to him in confidence. He didn't elaborate on how the figure could grow so high or even clarify whether h...More..

Trump had 'no knowledge' of Fox's Seth Rich story: White House
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Trump had 'no knowledge' of Fox's Seth Rich story: White House

Wheeler states that the network was aware that he had not made the statements yet it published them "with reckless disregard for their truth". Did the president know the story was coming on fox? "They were i...More..

Tillerson Says He and Trump Not 'Happy' About Russian Sanctions
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Tillerson Says He and Trump Not 'Happy' About Russian Sanctions

Tillerson said he wouldn't be doing his job if he didn't express his views, even when they conflict with those of the president. The Senate last week approved new sanctions against Russia، Iran and North Korea...More..

Prince Philip is officially retiring at the age of 96
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Prince Philip is officially retiring at the age of 96

He was also met with cheers as he was handed the Challenge baton. In May, The Sun published an article titled: " Prince Philip dead at 95, how did the Duke of Edinburgh die, etc etc". Philip, who's the l...More..

Sofia is Candidate to Host the European Medicines Agency
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Sofia is Candidate to Host the European Medicines Agency

With the deadline up to present bids, the European Commission will assess the applications based on a set of criteria during the next two months. European states have until midnight on Monday to bid for two...More..

Lynchings by cow vigilante are targeted killings: TMC
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Lynchings by cow vigilante are targeted killings: TMC

Winding up a six-hour debate in the Lok Sabha , junior home minister Kiren Rijiju said lynching happened in the country irrespective of which party is in power and insisted that states are empowered to a...More..

Thrill ride owners double down on inspections after OH tragedy
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Thrill ride owners double down on inspections after OH tragedy

Video taken by a bystander of the swinging, spinning Fire Ball ride in action captured a crashing sound. Victim Tyler Jarrell was 18 and had recently enlisted in the Marines. The midway said they have not had...More..

2 militants shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, counter-operation underway
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

2 militants shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, counter-operation underway

One Official said that one of the six was hit by a bullet in his shoulder and other five have minor injuries. Reports said a trooper was wounded in the standoff and he was immediately removed to hospital. How...More..

Younger Sharif 'less charismatic' than brother
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Younger Sharif 'less charismatic' than brother

In the meantime the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), which enjoys a majority in parliament, has nominated former oil minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as interim prime minister. Abbasi is an elected member o...More..

Illinois Lawmakers Quickly Adjourn Second Day Of School Funding Session
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

Illinois Lawmakers Quickly Adjourn Second Day Of School Funding Session

It's just the latest man-made crisis to hit Springfield , where lawmakers earlier this month voted to override Rauner's veto to end a state budget impasse that stretched into a third year, creating billions in...More..

Two MLCs from SP resign, time it with Amit Shah arrival
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

Two MLCs from SP resign, time it with Amit Shah arrival

Two SP MLCs Bhukkal Nawab and Yashwant Singh along with BSP member Thakur Jaiveer Singh have resigned from the membership of the Legislative Council, confirmed Council Speaker Ramesh Yadav here. "I am feeli...More..

Stabbing leaves 1 dead at Hamburg supermarket
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Stabbing leaves 1 dead at Hamburg supermarket

Early reports described his weapon as a "machete", but German police said it was likely a kitchen knife. The man was slightly injured. Witnesses followed him and alerted police, who arrested him. "We have n...More..

Anthony Scaramucci goes to war with Reince Priebus over financial disclosure leak
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Anthony Scaramucci goes to war with Reince Priebus over financial disclosure leak

The soon-to-be White House Communications Director says he wants Trump administration employees to handle the President's secrets with "honor", just like Joe Paterno kept secrets. "We have seen an astonishing...More..

Russia's Vladimir Putin defies President Donald Trump on North Korea
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Russia's Vladimir Putin defies President Donald Trump on North Korea

According to the u.s. official, the test should be either a missile of intermediate range, is an intercontinental ballistic missile ( ICBM ), the KN-20 or Hwasong-14. "There's much more that China can do, and ...More..

Hillary Clinton's election book titled 'What Happened'
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Hillary Clinton's election book titled 'What Happened'

The book, which chronicled Clinton's doomed campaign, makes multiple references to the former president's constant complaints that his wife was not going out to suburbs and swing states to convince swing voters...More..

Several bodies found inside tractor-trailer in Walmart parking lot
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Several bodies found inside tractor-trailer in Walmart parking lot

The scene of the crime was the interior of a semi trailer located in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio . The person also reportedly told the employee that there were people inside a trailer who needed h...More..

Trump Jr., Manafort not to testify publicly
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Trump Jr., Manafort not to testify publicly

Manafort, through his attorney, said that he would be willing to provide only a single transcribed interview to Congress, which would not be available to the Judiciary Committee members or staff". The meeting...More..

Opposition protests against Lok Sabha speaker's suspension of six Congress MPs
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Opposition protests against Lok Sabha speaker's suspension of six Congress MPs

Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, July 25 - The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) today hailed the role played by Congress MPs in the Lok Sabha yesterday on the issue of cow vigilantes. The Congress president So...More..

Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism

Sessions was Trump's first supporter in the U.S. Senate and helped shape his political team throughout the campaign and into the transition after the November 8 election. "That's why I made that decision", Rose...More..

Utah parents give newborn drugs hours after birth
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Utah parents give newborn drugs hours after birth

Spencer Cannon. After Wilde was given a gift card, he was confronted by story security while carrying the couple's then 2-month-old child in a vehicle seat. As he ran from security, he collided with a sli...More..

National Weather Service predicts 'multiple rounds' of thunderstorms this weekend
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

National Weather Service predicts 'multiple rounds' of thunderstorms this weekend

New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Rain chances are down to zero overnight. South wind 5 to 7 miles per hour becoming east after midnight. Nor...More..

'Horrific Tragedy': 8 Dead in Tractor Trailer at Walmart
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

'Horrific Tragedy': 8 Dead in Tractor Trailer at Walmart

It's not clear how long the people had been in the truck or how long they had been without air conditioning and water. The investigation is now in the hands of Homeland Security. The lack of windows on the trai...More..

NIMA ROOZ: Faryab's Kohistan District Falls To The Taliban
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

NIMA ROOZ: Faryab's Kohistan District Falls To The Taliban

Officials said the district collapsed after heavy fighting at about 2 a.m. The Taliban, in a statement to the media, announced the capture of Taywara district headquarters. The Taliban abducted 70 people on F...More..

Aaron Judge Hit a Home Run So Far It Broke Statcast
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Aaron Judge Hit a Home Run So Far It Broke Statcast

That ended when he crushed a lazy curveball to within one row of the top of the upper deck in left field (see below). The Yankees outfielder was the story of MLB's first half, hitting a league-leading 30 homers...More..

Evacuation order due to Detwiler Fire lifted for town of Mariposa
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Evacuation order due to Detwiler Fire lifted for town of Mariposa

The fire is 15 percent contained. On Friday, multiple evacuation orders and road closures were lifted , including the main town area of Mariposa , with businesses and residents excited to return to their l...More..

1st Ford Carrier Commissioning Set for Saturday; Navy Adm. John Richardson Comments
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

1st Ford Carrier Commissioning Set for Saturday; Navy Adm. John Richardson Comments

The GOP president will preside over the commissioning of the nation's newest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford , on Saturday, July 22, during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk. But the new carrier, Tr...More..

by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Solar eclipse map: How close will you be?

No, I'm not Nostradamous predicting the end of the world. The last total solar eclipse that was visible in the contiguous United States was back on February 26, 1979. "You can do it with paper, with an index ...More..

Germany says European Union aid to Turkey could be halted over arrests
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Germany says European Union aid to Turkey could be halted over arrests

Gabriel said Germany would review state guarantees for foreign investment in Turkey and urge businesses not to put their money there, and also reconsider its support for billions in European Union financial...More..

France's Army Chief Steps Down After Defense-Spending Fight With Macron
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

France's Army Chief Steps Down After Defense-Spending Fight With Macron

So in substance the president was within his rights to restate his authority, but the way [Macron] did it will leave marks." former French chief of armed forces Henri Bentégeat told Le Monde . The leader of th...More..