Tuesday December 12-th, 2017

Colorado Republicans say they seek the truth in any Trump investigation

Republican Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa and Democratic Sen. Two Senate committees followed suit on Wednesday and invited Comey to testify publicly. The intensifying drama comes as Trump is set to embark Friday on his first foreign trip, which had ...

Comey Forced Trump to Fire Him

And after Trump dismissed F.B.I. director James Comey in the midst of his bureau's investigation into the president's campaign, and after Tuesday's report that Comey kept notes of a conversation in which the president asked him to take it easy on G...

Laptop Ban On Flights To US Could Expand To Europe

An EU source told the BBC broadcaster officials from both sides of the Atlantic met in Brussels on Wednesday for four-hour talks on the issue. The Trump administration has proposed extending its existing in-flight ban to include all European ...

Chief: Car driving away when officer fatally shot Texas teen Chief: Car driving away when officer fatally shot Texas teen

A few hours after giving initial statements and reviewing body-cam footage, Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber said that while Edwards' brother was at first backing down the street, he was actually driving away from the chaotic scene when ...

Ohio high school students get pepper sprayed for class Ohio high school students get pepper sprayed for class

In the clip, which has since gone viral, fourteen students receive a shot of pepper spray directly to their face by a man who intones, "Stop resisting, please comply". "It will cause irritation and a burning sensation to the eyes and nasal area for a...

Mother Has Warning for Parents After Daughter Chokes on Fidget Spinner Part Mother Has Warning for Parents After Daughter Chokes on Fidget Spinner Part

Kelly Rose added: "Fortunately, we had a positive outcome, but it was pretty scary there for a while". A Texas mom is warning about the potential choking hazard of fidget spinners, that hot new toy fascinating kids and frustrating some teachers .

Another Chibok girl rescued - Presidency Another Chibok girl rescued - Presidency

Earlier this month, the militants swapped 82 of the girls in exchange for prisoners. "When I first saw her, she jumped and grabbed me". What the parents told me was that they were asked to come on Friday. "That's the price that needs to be paid and...

Local elections polls open in the West Bank Local elections polls open in the West Bank

Fatah's popularity has been hurt by a weak economy and frozen peace efforts. A Palestinian woman casts her ballot during the municipal elections in the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 13, 2017. Yet, in several other cities, Fatah were unable piec...

India skips China's Silk Road summit, warns of 'unsustainable' debt

India skipped the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) due to its sovereignty concerns over the $50 billion CPEC, which passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). Both work together on many other multilateral forums like the Shanghai Cooperation Organisati...

Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy' Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

USA media, including The New York Times and The Washington Post, have reported differing accounts of meetings between Trump and Comey before his firing. Thursday evening, Trump tweeted out a photo of his meeting, and it neither showed nor menti...

Trump meets Abbas, predicts 'very good chance' of peace with Israel Trump meets Abbas, predicts 'very good chance' of peace with Israel

He did encourage Abbas to do more to discourage Palestinian incitement against Israelis. We need two willing parties. Abbas, 82, who was among the negotiators on hand for the historic signing of the Oslo Accords on the White House lawn in 1993, ind...

Tata steel narrows its loss at Rs 1168 cr in Q4 Tata steel narrows its loss at Rs 1168 cr in Q4

That compared with a net loss of Rs 3,042 crore in the same quarter a year ago. Consolidated operating profit of the company was in excess of Rs 17,000 crore for the fiscal year 2017, which is the highest in the last six years. "Tata Steel's willin...

South Korea to attend China's Silk Road summit amid diplomatic rift

Moon is a liberal who advocates a more conciliatory approach to North Korea compared with his conservative predecessor. "We hope for Russian Federation to play a constructive role in order for North Korea to stop with its nuclear provocations and g...

Rona Ambrose to retire from politics this summer Rona Ambrose to retire from politics this summer

Ambrose did more than a credible job, to the point where rumours were floating of ways she could run for the leadership, after agreeing not to. The federal Conservative Party will choose their new leader on May 27th. She also served as minister of ...

Author J.K. Rowling, police seek stolen Harry Potter prequel Author J.K. Rowling, police seek stolen Harry Potter prequel

The 800-word prequel was later published and sold out in a day . "The story, penned personally by @jk_rowling over 2 sides of an A5 postcard is extremely valuable & stolen during a burglary in #KingsHeath". Back in November 2016, Bana Alabed, who bo...

Penske power continues to overwhelm field at IndyCar GP Penske power continues to overwhelm field at IndyCar GP

Will Power used the backdrop of iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway to move past a pair of Team Penske greats in the Indy auto record book. The now-traditional start to the fabled Month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the Grand Prix...

Convicted transgender soldier will stay on active duty

In a comment that might be said to contain more than a grain of wistfulness, given his own state of limbo, he said: "I'm grateful that Chelsea will finally have a chance to enjoy the freedoms she gave so much to defend". After being convicted of es...

Xi pushes for China to be centre of new economic order Xi pushes for China to be centre of new economic order

The two-day meeting included President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , along with the presidents or prime ministers of Italy, Hungary and Greece, as well as most of China's Asian neighbors.

Miss District of Columbia wins 2017 Miss USA Miss District of Columbia wins 2017 Miss USA

She then hugged Barber, who quickly placed a crown on her successor's head. McCullough went on to explain that health care should only go to those with jobs, and one of the country's goals should be to create more jobs so more people have health...

Pakistan targets LoC areas again, 1000 evacuated Pakistan targets LoC areas again, 1000 evacuated

After the Pakistani shelling, 1000 people were evacuated from various areas along the LoC in Rajouri district to safer places. Heavy shelling killed two people, including a teenager, in Indian-administered Kashmir on Saturday, an official said, in ...

Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases

The governor was received by the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Jummai Alhassan, and the Chief Medical Director of the DSS Medical Centre, Mrs. Ann Okorafor. We've allowed her to go, she'll be back in 2 weeks. Mrs Buhari, who expressed optimism tha...

LeT terrorists gunned down in encounter with security forces LeT terrorists gunned down in encounter with security forces

An Army official informed that the gunbattle broke out in Waripora village of Handwara in the district. "Two foreign militants, who were corned in an orchard just a hundred metres away from the populated area in Waripora, opened fire on the search ...

British Columbia Liberals hang on to win minority government

Liberals a bare majority if absentee ballots favour her candidate. With the NDP coming so close to forming the B.C. government, many centre-left voters will wonder how much of an effect vote splitting had on the election's outcome. "The majority of...

Blitzbokke clinch Paris Sevens as Aussies struggle

South Africa led 10-5 with 4 minutes left in Paris , and solidified their lead with a try at just a minute to play. They have finished as the runners-up in five out of the last six World Series seasons, with the New Zealanders winning the title on...

Memphis man sets self on fire on Facebook Live Memphis man sets self on fire on Facebook Live

Witnesses say that some initially believed McLemore's entrance to be some sort of prank, he looked so unreal. But after running out of frame, McLemore reportedly ran - while burning - into Murphy's Bar in downtown Memphis; where his ex-girlfriend...

Yogi Adityanath's first UP Assembly session marked by commotion

However, the government too is arming itself with all the relevant data to hit back at the opposition, which has only 74 MLAs against the BJP and its allies' massive strength of 325 in the 403-member House. For the first time, the proceedings were te...

Historically Black University Cancels Sen. John Cornyn's Speech After Outcry Historically Black University Cancels Sen. John Cornyn's Speech After Outcry

On Tuesday, following President Trump's dismissal of Director Comey, Cornyn tweeted: "Ds were against Comey before they were for him", referring to many Democrats frustration revolving Comey's statements made prior to the 2016 election about Hillar...

'De-escalation zones' deal goes into effect in Syria

The largest covers northern Idlib province, the opposition-held enclave near the Turkish border, and parts of neighboring Aleppo, Hama and Latakia provinces where fighting has been fierce. Critically, the plan allows for the guarantors to continue fi...

Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

The mummies were accidentally found at the Tuna Al-Gabal archaeological site through a radar survey conducted by a team of experts from the Cairo University's faculty of science, Mission head Salah El-Kholi told Egypt's Ahram Online. The chamber...

Clapper says Trump weakening United States institutions

When asked if he meant if those institutions were "under assault" internally by the president himself, Clapper said "exactly" and added that he believed Trump was undermining the checks and balances inherent to the USA political system. Mike Rogers o...

Russian Government Releases Photos Of Oval Office Meeting Russian Government Releases Photos Of Oval Office Meeting

President Donald Trump met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office on Wednesday. As NPR's Michele Kelemen reports , the Russians are eager to improve relations with the us, and the Trump administration seems ready for that as we...

Seeking Recall of Conviction Order, Justice Karnan Moves Supreme Court Seeking Recall of Conviction Order, Justice Karnan Moves Supreme Court

Of the nine-judge bench hearing petitions challenging the constitutional validity of "triple talaq ", only CJI Khehar and Justice Kurian Joseph are part of the seven-judge bench which had issued a contempt notice against Karnan. You give it to the r...

UK's health system recovers from cyber attack UK's health system recovers from cyber attack

In addition to Russian Federation, the biggest targets appeared to be Ukraine and India, nations where it is common to find older, unpatched versions of Windows in use, according to the security firm. It allows the malware to automatically spread a...

Republican who revived health bill faces onslaught of anger Republican who revived health bill faces onslaught of anger

MacArthur, a former insurance executive, seemed thrown off base as he fielded question after question from disgruntled constituents about the GOP health care bill. Throughout the evening, MacArthur explained that very few people with pre-existing c...

NHS cyber attack hits 13 Scottish health boards NHS cyber attack hits 13 Scottish health boards

The malicious software appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was supposedly identified by the US National Security Agency for its own intelligence-gathering purposes and was later leaked to the internet. The extent of the ...

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