MSU Faculty Senate to hold symbolic vote on trustees, Engler

The vote does not call for MSU Interim President John Engler to resign, at-large member of the Steering Committee Robert LaDuca said. Just before the Faculty Senate Voted, the University announced that it will be hiring Jim Blanchard's Washington... More..

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Weekend Box Office: 'Fifty Shades Freed' Climaxes With $137M Global Debut
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Weekend Box Office: 'Fifty Shades Freed' Climaxes With $137M Global Debut

That also means the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy has hit $1 billion globally. Its overseas total from opening day alone was $25 million, including Wednesday night previews in some countries-and as the film ...More..

Trump Budget Would Privatize the International Space Station, Make NASA a 'Customer'
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Trump Budget Would Privatize the International Space Station, Make NASA a 'Customer'

But it also includes $150m (£108m) to "encourage commercial development" at ISS to replace American payments. Many space experts and legislators are expressing concern. The International Space Station . ...More..

3 women, suspect dead; 3 officers wounded in 14-hour Detroit standoff
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

3 women, suspect dead; 3 officers wounded in 14-hour Detroit standoff

Monday and remains barricaded inside the home. A barricaded situation in Detroit left one police officer injured. WDIV reports that police were called to Lamont Street around 10:20 p.m. There was a second...More..

Taliban deputy leader Mehsud killed in USA drone strike
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Taliban deputy leader Mehsud killed in USA drone strike

Wali, according to Reuters , will now train militants in South Waziristan, a rugged mountainous region on the Afghan border which has always been home to Pakistani, Afghan, and al Qaeda-linked foreign militant...More..

Second judge blocks Trump administration from ending DACA
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Second judge blocks Trump administration from ending DACA

U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in NY ruled Tuesday that the government hasn't offered legally adequate reasons for ending the program, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - or DACA. "An...More..

Stabbing victim moments from death tells cops who killed her
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Stabbing victim moments from death tells cops who killed her

Her relative Joana Cervantez said, "She was a very happy person, very friendly, kind". First responders requested an emergency helicopter and the woman was air-lifted to Eden Hospital in Castro Valley, where ...More..

France to 'strike' Syria if use of chemical bombs proven: Macron
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

France to 'strike' Syria if use of chemical bombs proven: Macron

While UN officials say hundreds of thousands of people have been killed in the conflict, Syrian regime officials say the death toll is closer to 10,000. Damascus last month also denied carrying out chemical att...More..

Man dies after vehicles crash on airfield at airport
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Man dies after vehicles crash on airfield at airport

He has since died". Passengers were removed from a British Airways plane nearby following the incident near Terminal 5. An employee of London's Heathrow Airport was killed in a "serious accident" betwee...More..

Omarosa Reportedly Fired From The White House For Abusing Car Service
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Omarosa Reportedly Fired From The White House For Abusing Car Service

Instead, the late-night comedian thinks Trump is watching Omarosa on " Celebrity Big Brother ". Morgan actually alleged today that she propositioned him and when he turned her down she not only turned on hi...More..

U.S. trade strategy's intent is to create jobs
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

U.S. trade strategy's intent is to create jobs

On Monday, a collection of 15 trade associations representing more than 30,000 businesses that use steel to make products warned the White House in a letter that such restrictions could undermine their abilit...More..

Benjamin Netanyahu: Israeli police recommend charging Prime Minister over alleged bribery
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Benjamin Netanyahu: Israeli police recommend charging Prime Minister over alleged bribery

In a televised address, a stern-looking Mr Netanyahu said the recommendations against him were baseless and that he would "continue to lead Israel responsibly and faithfully". The gifts allegedly included...More..

by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

United States supports Egypt's war against terrorism: Tillerson

The war against Daesh must remain the priority even though major combat operations are over, Tillerson said. The group "remains a very determined enemy and is not yet defeated", Tillerson said Tuesday in K...More..

Man who set off bombs in NYC, NJ gets prison
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Man who set off bombs in NYC, NJ gets prison

Rahimi is a naturalized USA citizen who was born in Afghanistan. "My father went to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on multiple occasions". "I don't harbour hatred towards anyone", Ahmad Khan Rahimi sai...More..

Princess Mary devastated after death of Prince Henrik
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Princess Mary devastated after death of Prince Henrik

Henrik is survived by his wife, sons Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Joachim, and eight grandchildren. "For the Prince, the decision not to be buried beside the Queen is the natural outcome of not having bee...More..

The New Obama Portraits Definitely Brought Out the Internet's Best Meme Game
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The New Obama Portraits Definitely Brought Out the Internet's Best Meme Game

Our conversation, conducted via email and lightly edited for flow, is below. It was the picturesque background of Barack Obama's photo. The portrait of the former president was made by artist Kehinde W...More..

Actress Minnie Driver steps down as Oxfam ambassador over Haiti scandal
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Actress Minnie Driver steps down as Oxfam ambassador over Haiti scandal

In a letter to all Scottish global development organisations, worldwide development minister Dr Alasdair Allan said the Scottish Government expects the "highest moral and ethical standards from those we fund" a...More..

Amid Rob Porter scandal, House launches investigation into White House security clearances
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Amid Rob Porter scandal, House launches investigation into White House security clearances

Rep. Trey Gowdy , R-S.C., chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent letters to the FBI and White House on Wednesday as his panel opened an investigation into the matter. The week...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation responds to shooting incident at NSA headquarters
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation responds to shooting incident at NSA headquarters

The incident happened shortly after 7 a.m. ET and "weapons were discharged in the course of the incident, which remained under investigation at this time", NSA spokesman Tommy Groves said in a statement. The se...More..

US Kills 100+ Russian Troops
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

US Kills 100+ Russian Troops

The U.S. Defense Department said the air strikes, which included fighter and ground-attack aircraft and Marine artillery, were launched after as many as 500 attackers waged a coordinated assault on a ba...More..

South African President Jacob Zuma facing parliament motion of no confidence
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

South African President Jacob Zuma facing parliament motion of no confidence

Magashule said he had not given Zuma a deadline to respond to the recall demand, underlining the ANC's weakness in the face of the 75-year-old party veteran's ongoing determination to cling to power. It has n...More..

Pakistan Developing New Types Of Nuclear Weapons: US Intelligence Chief
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Pakistan Developing New Types Of Nuclear Weapons: US Intelligence Chief

Russia , Coats said, will continue to be the world's " most capable WMD power" and is "expanding its nuclear weapon capability". Many experts, meanwhile, believe that Russian meddling in the presidential r...More..

Martin Schulz resigns as leader of Germany's Social Democrats
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Martin Schulz resigns as leader of Germany's Social Democrats

The coalition deal signed with Merkel's conservatives could be in jeopardy as the battle for the SPD leadership continues to play out. The resignation of Schulz is a major blow to the stability of the alr...More..

$15 minimal wage received't be sufficient in Victoria, says chamber of commerce
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

$15 minimal wage received't be sufficient in Victoria, says chamber of commerce

The three experts who led the Fair Wages Commission recommended predictable and regular hikes and said the hourly wage rate could be raised to $15.40 an hour by 2021, depending on economic conditions. "If you...More..

Candidates File Nominations in Nagaland, 443 in Meghalaya
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Candidates File Nominations in Nagaland, 443 in Meghalaya

The BJP forged a pre-poll alliance with the NDPP after dumping its 15-year-old alliance partner, the NPF. "They (NPF) also have to clearly state their secular credentials". K. Mangyangpula (Noksen). The BJP h...More..

Dozens plunge into cold water raising money for Special Olympics
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Dozens plunge into cold water raising money for Special Olympics

She said the team's fundraising will sponsor 90 Special Olympics athletes, who will now get to participate in any of the 22 different Olympic-style sports programs free of charge. Registration is taken at the e...More..

PM Modi, Jordan King agree to boost bilateral relations
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

PM Modi, Jordan King agree to boost bilateral relations

Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump's Jerusalem move causing loss of mediator's credibility in the Middle East crisis has given a fillip to India's position in the worldwide arena. Modi's visit to Palestine co...More..

AIMPLB expels member who suggested out-of-court settlement in Ayodhya dispute
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

AIMPLB expels member who suggested out-of-court settlement in Ayodhya dispute

There will be no compromise. "People who compromise on this issue will be answerable to Almighty Allah". Board member Zafaryab Jeelani, considered a hawk, read out a resolution expelling Maulana Salman, a boa...More..

Ice Cricket: Highlights of the 1st clash between Sehwag's and Afridi's teams
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Ice Cricket: Highlights of the 1st clash between Sehwag's and Afridi's teams

Moritz - came across an Indian girl who wanted to take picture with him. "Ye flag seedha karo na", Shahid Afridi said to the Indian lady holding the half-wrapped Indian flag. And Virat's character is differ...More..

CAS rejects appeals of 13 Russians on eve of Olympics
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

CAS rejects appeals of 13 Russians on eve of Olympics

An earlier appeal by 32 Russian athletes over their omission from the Games was expected to be heard at the Ad hoc Division of CAS on Wednesday. The CAS said all of the banned Russians were a seeking a court ...More..