Ikea's tax affairs to be investigated

A probe into Ikea , one of Europe's best-known brands, may ease criticism EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has received for focusing on how U.S. According to the regulator, Ikea , which operates multiple companies across the Netherl... More..

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Four killed in Balochistan church attack
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Four killed in Balochistan church attack

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, the group's Amaq news agency said in an online statement, without providing any evidence for its claim. The Pakistani Taliban claimed that attack. The police c...More..

BJP won due to EVM tampering, played dirty tricks, says Hardik Patel
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

BJP won due to EVM tampering, played dirty tricks, says Hardik Patel

On December 15, the Supreme Court had refused to entertain a plea of the Gujarat Congress seeking to count of at least 20 percent of the paper trail slips manually along with votes cast in the EVMs in each cons...More..

by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Firefighters Make Continued Progress in Taming Massive Thomas Fire

The size of the Thomas Fire inched upward to 270,000 acres and is 45 percent contained, officials said Sunday. Fire officials counter that these events, which are low-intensity and are conducted in cooler tempe...More..

Brooklyn house fire kills woman, children, officials say
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Brooklyn house fire kills woman, children, officials say

Earlier today, NYC mayor, Bill de Blasio issued the following statement: "Our city is mourning the loss of three children and their mother in a fire early this morning in Sheepshead Bay". One witness told the m...More..

Europe is daring to think differently on a post-Brexit settlement
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Europe is daring to think differently on a post-Brexit settlement

He said: "The same rules for everyone - this is the spirit of the transition". Britain leaves with no trade deal, meaning that all trade is governed by World Trade Organisation rules. Yesterday morning she su...More..

Anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab sues Trump administration over software ban
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab sues Trump administration over software ban

Allegations that Moscow-based Kaspersky, which sold more than $600 million of anti-virus software globally in 2015, knowingly or unknowingly helped Russian intelligence steal top-secret information from the USA...More..

ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Kabul spy training center
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Kabul spy training center

A huge blast followed gunfire in Afshar area on the outskirts of the capital Kabul near a training facility of the National Directorate of Security (NDS). Insider and imposter attacks are a near mainstay for ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull unveils new-look Cabinet for 2018

Mr Turnbull confirmed Senator Brandis will leave the upper house to become High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, with his portfolio handed to the former WA state attorney-general, Mr Porter. "We wish him all...More..

Amtrak train derailment witness who helped victims describes scene at deadly crash
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Amtrak train derailment witness who helped victims describes scene at deadly crash

All but one of its cars and engines jumped the tracks, and at least one fell to the roadway below. A U.S. official said the death toll was likely to rise. The train was making the inaugural run on the new rout...More..

United States vetoes United Nations vote on status of al-Quds
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

United States vetoes United Nations vote on status of al-Quds

Representatives of other countries in the council hold that Israel has no sovereignty over the whole of Jerusalem and that Jerusalem is a final-status issue that should be solved by the Israelis and Palestinian...More..

Woman Sentenced To Jail For Having A Miscarriage
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Woman Sentenced To Jail For Having A Miscarriage

Prosecutors said she strangled the baby after birth. Ms. Vasquez was in the ninth month of her pregnancy when she suffered intense pain, and called the emergency services before passing out. According to R...More..

PM Modi kicks off Meghalaya poll campaign
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

PM Modi kicks off Meghalaya poll campaign

After inaugurating the 60-MW Tuirial hydropower project in Aizwal, he headed to Meghalaya's Shillong. This visit of PM is observed as he visited the state to blow the conch for the BJP campaign in the state...More..

United Kingdom proving doubters wrong on Brexit, says defiant May
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

United Kingdom proving doubters wrong on Brexit, says defiant May

Prime Minister Theresa May this week secured an agreement with the EU to move Brexit talks on to trade and a transition pact, but some European leaders warned that negotiations, which have been arduous so far...More..

Toddler steals baby Jesus during live nativity scene
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Toddler steals baby Jesus during live nativity scene

She explained how the crime went down, saying: "My little sheep took the baby Jesus, breaking all the rules leaving poor little Mary no choice but to take action!" However, her 3-year-old friend, Collia Weems...More..

Police investigating death of British embassy worker in Beirut
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Police investigating death of British embassy worker in Beirut

On social media the 30-year-old gave her location as London, but she is believed to have grown up in Hong Kong before attending Malvern St James girls' boarding school in Worcestershire. We are doing all we can...More..

by | Monday, December 18, 2017

49ers: The good, bad and ugly from Week 15 win over Titans

Robbie Gould's sixth field goal of the day, a 45-yarder on the final play of the game, allowed the San Francisco 49ers to overtake the Tennessee Titans 25-23 on Sunday afternoon. - Fans booed when a Defore...More..

Himachal Pradesh Election Result 2017: Both Congress, BJP Confident Of Win
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Himachal Pradesh Election Result 2017: Both Congress, BJP Confident Of Win

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win 99-146 seats in the 182-seat state legislature, according to five surveys published after voting closed on Thursday. "Still, if the BJP wins, it has managed to manipu...More..

John McCain returns to Arizona, will miss GOP tax vote
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

John McCain returns to Arizona, will miss GOP tax vote

In a statement, Dr. Mark Gilbert, Chief of Neuro-Oncology at the National Institutes of Health, said that McCain responded well to treatment at Walter Reed for a viral infection. Marco Rubio and Tennessee Sen. ...More..

Vatican says Australian report on abuses
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Vatican says Australian report on abuses "deserves to be studied seriously"

Australia's Catholic Church was targeted in 20 of the recommendations that included screening tests, mandatory reporting of religious confessions and a suggestion that celibacy for priests should end. or who is...More..

UN Security Council Considers Jerusalem Resolution
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

UN Security Council Considers Jerusalem Resolution

The leaked Egyptian-drafted resolution obtained by Al Jazeera, however, does not mention the United States by name, saying it "deeply regrets recent decisions regarding the status of Jerusalem ". " No vote or ...More..

Trump, Putin Speak After Russian Leader Praises US Economy
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Trump, Putin Speak After Russian Leader Praises US Economy

The White House said Trump thanked Putin for "acknowledging America's strong economic performance". He also spoke with sympathy toward Trump, describing him as boxed in by political opposition and said that...More..

Trump moves to stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Trump moves to stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working

On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security has announced that it was reviewing the earlier rule which allowed spouses of certain H-1B visa holders. "Such proposals are restrictive for potential immigrants' ...More..

GST Council firm on e-way Bill despite traders' concern
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

GST Council firm on e-way Bill despite traders' concern

Trade and transporters can start using this system on a voluntary basis from January 16, 2018. After reviewing the technical issues, including IT network or GSTN portal, the all-powerful Goods and Services T...More..

Pak SC rejects petition to disqualify Imran Khan from Parliament
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Pak SC rejects petition to disqualify Imran Khan from Parliament

The three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, held around 50 hearings, while the case continued for more than a year. Shortly after the judgement Imran Khan held a press confe...More..

Beyoncé Will Not Reunite Destiny's Child At Coachella, Contrary To Rumors
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Beyoncé Will Not Reunite Destiny's Child At Coachella, Contrary To Rumors

The arrival of Beyoncé's pair of tiny immortal demi-gods necessitated a quick about-face on a planned appearance at Coachella earlier this year; a decision that was quickly followed up by a promise to fulfi...More..

India to seek fresh red corner notice against Zakir Naik
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

India to seek fresh red corner notice against Zakir Naik

Following the statement, the NIA clarified that Interpol had not accepted the request to issue a Red Notice against Naik as the intelligence agency had not filed a chargesheet for Naik's arrest. It came out...More..

Liberal holds Bennelong despite swing
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Liberal holds Bennelong despite swing

The Bennelong Leagues Club erupted in celebration as Liberal candidate John Alexander held on to victory after a tight, bitter campaign against Ms Keneally. "It was a little bit malicious but it does have an ef...More..

Tillerson: N. Korea must stop 'threatening behavior' before talks can begin
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Tillerson: N. Korea must stop 'threatening behavior' before talks can begin

Secretary-General António Guterres warned the council. He called for a united answer of "absolutely no" to North Korean attempts to be recognized as a nuclear-weapons state. Ja also said his country is not a ...More..

Weekend rain and milder highs
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Weekend rain and milder highs

Another system will then push through Monday night into Tuesday allowing for another round of light rain and snow showers. Expect more rain for the end of the work week as highs slip into the mid 50s by...More..