United States expects to participate in Winter Olympics: White House

And White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders followed that sentiment almost 24 hours later when she said the White House had not yet decided whether the USA will participate or not. "But I do know that in the talks that we have...it's alw... More..

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Sonia turns 71; Modi extends wishes
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Sonia turns 71; Modi extends wishes

Participating in the Sonia Gandhi birth day celebrations here on Saturday, Bhatti cut the cake and greeted all on the occasion. Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress leader in Lok Sab...More..

Weather warning for snow and ice in force for Cumbria
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Weather warning for snow and ice in force for Cumbria

Storm Caroline's winds are now confined to the far north-east of mainland Scotland and the Northern Isles, the Met said, and there could be gusts of 70-80mph at times, especially over Shetland, on Friday. A ...More..

Saudi Crown Prince behind record bid for Leonardo
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Saudi Crown Prince behind record bid for Leonardo

The move became possible after a little-known Saudi price reportedly bought the painting last month. A Leonardo da Vinci painting of Christ that sold in NY for a record $450 million (380 million euros) is...More..

Palestinian president will not meet Pence: adviser
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Palestinian president will not meet Pence: adviser

Four people have been killed and dozens wounded since Trump announced the move, which drew criticism from every other member of the UN Security Council at an emergency meeting on Friday. In Israeli-annexed East...More..

The allegations against Al Franken
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

The allegations against Al Franken

Franken said Thursday he will resign from the Senate. "I just feel bad that this is our culture". Tweeden pointed to the seven other women who have come forward with stories of Franken's misconduct, sa...More..

Lilac Fire destroys two structures, prompts evacuations
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Lilac Fire destroys two structures, prompts evacuations

There was no official count of how many animals were killed in the hazy confusion as both horses and humans evacuated, but trainers at San Luis Rey Downs estimated that at least a dozen had died, possibly far m...More..

Mariners acquire Dee Gordon from the Marlins
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Mariners acquire Dee Gordon from the Marlins

With Robinson Cano entrenched at second base and Jean Segura at shortstop, Seattle is planning to have Gordon play center field. "We're going to play Dee in center field", Dipoto said via the Mariners' we...More..

Geoffrey Rush Suing Daily Telegraph For Defamation
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Geoffrey Rush Suing Daily Telegraph For Defamation

It comes after the Oscar victor stood down from his role as president of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts in light of the allegations. Rush denied the allegations in a statement to the Dail...More..

John Lewis Will Skip Civil Rights Museum Opening Because Trump's Attending
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

John Lewis Will Skip Civil Rights Museum Opening Because Trump's Attending

Two black congressmen announced Thursday they would not attend because of Trump's planned presence. John LewisJohn LewisJohn Lewis says he may not attend Mississippi Civil Rights Museum opening if Trump is th...More..

House Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

House Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill

Now, our fight to stop this unsafe bill moves to the Senate , where it will face an uphill climb. In a Facebook post , Massie says the "Fix-NICS" bill would allow "agencies, not just courts, to adjudicate y...More..

British PM 'bomb plotter' appears in court
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

British PM 'bomb plotter' appears in court

Rahman was also charged with assisting Imran in terror planning. His alleged accomplice, Mohammed Aqib Imran, who is accused of trying to join the Islamic State group but was not charged in the assassination ...More..

by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

"Karnataka election bhi sambhaal liyo", Narendra Modi requests MS Aiyar

He said, " Mani Shankar Aiyar sansad ke praangan mein kisi ko beizzat karne khade hote the toh BJP ke sadasya kehte the Mani beth ja nahin to Amar Singh aajayga". "This is an insult to Gujarat". He said Ai...More..

Top US diplomat, others meet to rally support for Lebanon
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Top US diplomat, others meet to rally support for Lebanon

Speaking afterwards, Tillerson urged United States ally Saudi Arabia to be "more measured" in its dealings with its neighbors, including Lebanon. U.S. Saudi Arabia is suspected of pressuring Hariri, a longtim...More..

South Korea, US conclude largest joint air drills
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

South Korea, US conclude largest joint air drills

War on the Korean Peninsula is now inevitable thanks to America's "confrontational warmongering remarks", North Korea warned late Wednesday. It is quite unusual for the U.S. White House national security ad...More..

Trump, campaign aides got email with WikiLeaks encryption key for documents
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Trump, campaign aides got email with WikiLeaks encryption key for documents

The email was sent in early September of past year and just a few weeks before WikiLeaks and Donald Trump Jr . exchanged messages directly with each other on Twitter, the report said. The Wall Street Journal...More..

Germany's Social Democrats approve exploratory talks on Merkel coalition govt
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Germany's Social Democrats approve exploratory talks on Merkel coalition govt

About 600 SPD members on Thursday gathered for the federal party congress and voted with a large majority to enter exploratory talks that could eventually end Germany's political crisis. "I give you this promis...More..

Pak to give visa to Jadhav's mother, wife: Sushma Swaraj
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Pak to give visa to Jadhav's mother, wife: Sushma Swaraj

During a weekly news briefing, FO spokesman said a staff member from the Indian embassy will also be present during the meeting. “We have conveyed the decision to India, ” he said. We are happy to note that Pak...More..

by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Former Norwegian Royal Family Member Claims Kevin Spacey Groped Him

Behn had been married to Harald's daughter, Princess Martha Louise , for 14 years until the couple split last August. Their wedding was of keen interest in Norway; later the two wrote a book about the nu...More..

Priyanka Chopra is all set for world domination
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Priyanka Chopra is all set for world domination

Now, if you thought that Deepika would have ended up at the next spot after PC, you're wrong. She ranks eighth in the spot. Who's second, you wonder? Alan Powell also tweeted the image which made a lot of Twi...More..

Creek Fire burns more than 12K acres in Sylmar area
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Creek Fire burns more than 12K acres in Sylmar area

The fire devoured 150 acres and at least four homes near Morega Drive and Casiano Road. Video from the local NBC News affiliate showed flames at what the newscaster said was believed to be the 21st Century ...More..

Cardinals pull out of Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes
by | Saturday, December 09, 2017

Cardinals pull out of Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes

It was reported recently that Giancarlo Stanton's list of teams he would approve includes the Dodgers , but not the Giants or Cardinals. Rosenthal's report also said Stanton is not interested in being ...More..

EC to sue Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary over migrants
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

EC to sue Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary over migrants

The Luxembourg-based ECJ could impose heavy fines. However, the Czech Republic has accepted only 12 of the 2,000 asylum-seekers it had been designated, while Hungary and Poland have received none. Poland's De...More..

WEATHER: Up to 10cm of snow could fall in Wakefield on Sunday
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

WEATHER: Up to 10cm of snow could fall in Wakefield on Sunday

These may be greater on higher ground. "The showers will turn increasingly wintry with falls of hail and snow - especially in the north, and a few will push further south this evening". A spokesman for the ...More..

Russian Federation probe cost $7 million over 5 months, DOJ says
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Russian Federation probe cost $7 million over 5 months, DOJ says

Special counsel Robert Mueller spent $3.2 million over that time. Mueller's spending included $3.2 million in direct and reimbursed expenditures - including more than $1.7 million for personnel, $733,000 fo...More..

Amazon launches Prime programme in Singapore
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Amazon launches Prime programme in Singapore

Now Amazon , which had been offering its two-hour delivery service Prime Now for free on a United States dollars 29.70 minimum purchase in Singapore without any membership fee, will start charging USD 6.65 per...More..

by | Friday, December 08, 2017

China blasts Australia over Turnbull Government's foreign interference laws

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull , flanked by the Attorney General and Leader of the ruling Liberal Party in the Senate, announced December 5 a raft of new measures to ban political funding from over...More..

Nine new politicians facing High Court referral over dual citizenship concerns
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Nine new politicians facing High Court referral over dual citizenship concerns

That was despite a 9.5 per cent swing to the Greens. At the crossbench Christmas party in Parliament House, the Greens had a toast to Batman. There were dramatic scenes in the House of Representatives on We...More..

White House: Trump's slurred speech was caused by a dry throat
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

White House: Trump's slurred speech was caused by a dry throat

During Trump's major speech on Wednesday announcing that the US would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the president appeared to start slurring his words, leading many online to speculate what coul...More..

Mayor Faulconer urges Congress to pass legislation to protect Dreamers
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Mayor Faulconer urges Congress to pass legislation to protect Dreamers

Rep. Bruce Poliquin said Tuesday. They say they don't want a government shutdown either, but they do want an immigration bill this month. At the same time, an amnesty for illegal aliens would betray Preside...More..