California assemblywoman at head of Me Too movement accused of harassment

She denies any wrongdoing, although she's said that every sexual assault accusation must be taken seriously and that she'll participate in the investigation fully. They confirmed to Politico that he had done so. At the time of the incident,... More..

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After South Korea visit, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

After South Korea visit, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North

Pence told reporters that the two leaders "spoke as friends" during his visit to South Korea, and their discussions including the meeting between Moon and the North Korean delegation, led by Kim Jong Un's s...More..

Schumer, Maloney differ on federal budget deal
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Schumer, Maloney differ on federal budget deal

One day before a threatened US government shutdown , Senate leaders on Wednesday struck a bipartisan deal that would keep the federal government funded for two years but left contentious immigration topics u...More..

by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Turkish troops killed in deadliest day of Kurdish offensive

Ankara launched an air and ground offensive last month against Kurdish fighters in Syria's Afrin region on its border, opening a new front in the multi-sided Syrian war. Separately, the Turkish chief of mili...More..

South Africa's Ramaphosa says working to resolve issue of Zuma's future
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

South Africa's Ramaphosa says working to resolve issue of Zuma's future

The uneasiness was heightened after the state of the nation address was for the first time postponed indefinitely last week. Zuma, who no longer holds a top position in the party, has not said whether he will...More..

Grand Canyon tour helicopter crash leaves 3 dead; 4 survivors rescued
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Grand Canyon tour helicopter crash leaves 3 dead; 4 survivors rescued

The four survivors were airlifted to a Nevada hospital while crews were recovering the three bodies, authorities said. Dispatch received the emergency call regarding the crash at 5:31 p.m. KNXV-TV reported t...More..

Passenger plane crashes near Moscow with 71 aboard
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Passenger plane crashes near Moscow with 71 aboard

All 71 people on board (65 passengers and 6 crew members) were killed in the crash. . Russia's EMERCOM confirmed that rescuers which arrived at the crash site and found two bodies from the plane. More than 7...More..

Rahul Gandhi: Narendra Modi drives by just looking in rear view mirror
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Rahul Gandhi: Narendra Modi drives by just looking in rear view mirror

Sunday was the second day of Gandhi's "Janashirvada Yatra" in northern parts of Karnataka, which goes to polls later this year. Gandhi's jibe at Modi at a public meeting here came as he attacked him for speak...More..

More than 100 Assad forces killed in US-backed attack
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

More than 100 Assad forces killed in US-backed attack

The U.S. -led coalition in Syria has killed an estimated 100 pro-Assad fighters in air and artillery raids this week, including military contractors from Russian Federation, reports say. While Washington's ...More..

More than 120 aid workers accused of sexual assault
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

More than 120 aid workers accused of sexual assault

Britain has warned Oxfam that it may lose government funding if the anti-poverty charity doesn't hand over all the information it has about a sexual misconduct scandal in Haiti by some of its aid workers. "Mo...More..

Egypt's Military Touts Anti-Terror Operation With Top-Line Weapons, Boats
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Egypt's Military Touts Anti-Terror Operation With Top-Line Weapons, Boats

Egypt's State Information Service (SIS) called on foreign reporters and representatives of foreign media outlets to abide by professional rules and only publish what is being released by the army in their cover...More..

Asma Jahangir's demise 'a great loss of Pakistan'
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Asma Jahangir's demise 'a great loss of Pakistan'

She was the first woman president of Pakistan's Supreme Court lawyers association. As the news of her death broke condolences started pouring in from the lawyers, rights activists and politicians terming it...More..

Super Bowl had fewest viewers since '09
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Super Bowl had fewest viewers since '09

The last time the Super Bowl had a huge audience was in 2015, when 114.4 million tuned in to watch the acclaimed New England Patriots take the trophy from then-champion Seattle Seahawks. The viewership for Su...More..

The 15:17 to Paris movie: Review, Cast and Director
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

The 15:17 to Paris movie: Review, Cast and Director

Image courtesy of Warner Bros. But at the same time, doing it again with Mr. Eastwood, he took such lengths and effort to make sure everything was exactly the same the day of that it made it really easy for us ...More..

Philippines president orders cancelation of $233mn helicopter deal with Canada
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Philippines president orders cancelation of $233mn helicopter deal with Canada

The helicopter deal is worth an estimated $300 million and was quietly facilitated by Canadian Commercial Corp., a Crown corporation whose role includes selling Canadian-made military equipment to foreign gover...More..

'Justice for Colten' rallies planned across the country
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

'Justice for Colten' rallies planned across the country

Closing off the rally, the crowd chanted, " Justice for Colten! ". "He said the jury has been reviewing the evidence, "...and frankly whatever verdict the jury comes up with in this case I believe ... A pass ...More..

Hong Kong bus overturns killing 18
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Hong Kong bus overturns killing 18

Authorities say dozens more are injured after the bus flipped over in the southern Chinese city. The driver has been arrested on charges of causing death and grievous bodily harm by unsafe driving. An executi...More..

Israeli Jet Downed During Attack On Syria After Drone Intercepted, Says Israel
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Israeli Jet Downed During Attack On Syria After Drone Intercepted, Says Israel

In November, Israel said it had shot down a Syrian reconnaissance drone over the demilitarized zone, and on February 8 shots were fired from Syrian territory at an Israeli drone, hitting a house in Majdal...More..

Student dies after reported crush incident outside United Kingdom nightclub
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Student dies after reported crush incident outside United Kingdom nightclub

A spokeswoman said resuscitation attempts were made but "sadly the patient died at the scene". According to the Northern Echo , eyewitnesses have described how a woman was injured as people queued to get int...More..

Russian bilked U.S. spies out of $100000
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Russian bilked U.S. spies out of $100000

To keep the deal from ending, the Russian also said he had information on Trump associates. Trump's tweet on Saturday said, "It is all starting to come out". "And the politics in Washington being what they ...More..

US House passes stopgap spending Bill to avert shutdown
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

US House passes stopgap spending Bill to avert shutdown

The debt ceiling will be raised by the appropriate amount until March 2019. Lawmakers have until then to craft a detailed spending plan for the remainder of the fiscal year that ends September 30. Pelosi made i...More..

Winter Weather Advisory for portions of North Texas
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Winter Weather Advisory for portions of North Texas

Winds in the single digits will make it feel more like the midteens to the mid-20s, the weather service said. TONIGHT: A wintry mix, at times, of rain/drizzle, freezing rain/drizzle and sleet. Briefly colde...More..

NVIDIA (NVDA) Stock: Soaring On Strong Earnings
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

NVIDIA (NVDA) Stock: Soaring On Strong Earnings

Whale Rock Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of NVIDIA in the third quarter worth approximately $93,171,000. AHL Partners LLP bought a new stake in shares of NVIDIA during the 2nd quart...More..

Russian Federation says endangering forces unacceptable after Israeli military aggression in Syria
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Russian Federation says endangering forces unacceptable after Israeli military aggression in Syria

Conricus said it was intercepted well inside Israeli territory over the city of Beit Shean, near the Jordanian border. "The Russian side called for any steps, which might trigger a new spiral of risky for a...More..

Soldier, injured in Jammu terror attack, dies — Sunjwan attack updates
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Soldier, injured in Jammu terror attack, dies — Sunjwan attack updates

Three Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists were killed in an attack on the Indian Army's Sunjuwan Camp in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. By evening, the Army said it had neutralised two attackers and cleared most ...More..

PM in UAE after visits to Jordan, Palestine
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

PM in UAE after visits to Jordan, Palestine

Modi told Abbas that "support for the Palestinian cause has been one of the mainstays of our foreign policy" and that he hopes a Palestinian state will be established through peaceful means. Jawaharlal Nehru wh...More..

Senior Oxfam staff took part in
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Senior Oxfam staff took part in "Caligula-style" orgy

The Charity Commission has confirmed it was made aware of the allegations. It also condemned the behaviour of some former staff after the Times newspaper claimed aid workers were paying for sex while workin...More..

Japanese school angers parents with £500 Armani uniform
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Japanese school angers parents with £500 Armani uniform

But with those days long past, the pricy uniforms appear all the more incongruous to some. He said his decision is unchanged despite the criticism. The board, meanwhile, said the school's uniforms are "standa...More..

Nancy Pelosi signals potential trouble for deal to avoid government shutdown
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Nancy Pelosi signals potential trouble for deal to avoid government shutdown

That will force Democrats' hand. The Speaker's comments came after Pelosi delivered a marathon speech on Wednesday calling on the chamber to take up legislation extending legal protections for young immi...More..

Devin Nunes Wants to Build a Literal Wall Around His Democratic Colleagues
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Devin Nunes Wants to Build a Literal Wall Around His Democratic Colleagues

Meanwhile, ABC News reports calls for Nunes to step down are increasing, with Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell saying the harm he's doing to the House Intelligence Committee-particularly by releasing the FBI/Car...More..