Tuesday December 12-th, 2017

Trump renews Twitter attack on London's mayor

The President later returned to the London attack at an evening event at Ford's Theater, saying he had offered "unwavering support" to May in a phone call, before taking the chance to once again adopt his tough-on-terror posture. On Monday afternoo...

Ariana Grande gets emotional as she closes One Love Manchester concert

Grande was joined onstage at the One Manchester Concert by the likes of Miley Cyrus , Coldplay, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and the Black Eyed Peas, with whom she sang their breakout hit "Where Is the Love?" "I want to thank you for coming togeth...

Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system

USA intelligence officials had previously stated that Russian intelligence had won access to "multiple" election officials but had said that compromised machines were not involved with vote tallies. In September, the Associated Press reported that ...

London attack: More detentions in hunt for accomplices

Boris Johnson , Britain's foreign secretary, said that the police and security services will have questions to answer about why Butt was not stopped. Butt, who also went by the name Abu Zaitun, was known to neighbours by the nickname "Abs/z" and ...

Opinion Poll Shows UK Conservatives Could Fall Short Of Overall Majority Opinion Poll Shows UK Conservatives Could Fall Short Of Overall Majority

The gains didn't last long, however, as a separate YouGov poll on Wednesday night showed the Conservatives had a slender 3 point lead over Labour . YouGov's model draws on the data collected from around 50,000 panellists quizzed on their voting...

Loretto Academy students visited Notre Dame as terrorist attack unfolded Loretto Academy students visited Notre Dame as terrorist attack unfolded

France launched a new counterterrorism task force on Wednesday comprised of all intelligence services that will coordinate responses to attacks. France is still under a state of emergency imposed after the November 2015 attacks in Paris , when Isl...

Kremlin denies report of hacking U.S. voting software Kremlin denies report of hacking U.S. voting software

The FBI and several congressional committees are investigating how Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and whether associated of President Donald Trump may have colluded with Russian intelligence operatives during the campaign.

Trump assails Justice Dep't court strategy on travel ban Trump assails Justice Dep't court strategy on travel ban

Trump first tweeted over the weekend about Khan's comments to Londoners telling them there was "no need to be alarmed" by an increase in police presence in the streets. "One of the things the police, all of us need to do is make sure we're as safe ...

Tillerson: Trump says look past turmoil and re-engage Russia Tillerson: Trump says look past turmoil and re-engage Russia

New York Times correspondent Gardiner Harris said he had been in a lot of motorcades but even he was taken back by the negative reaction. Tillerson's New Zealand stopover came after he visited Australia with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.

The big political takeaways on the US exiting the Paris climate deal

His proposal to open negotiations for a new or updated deal was quickly rebuffed by France, Italy and Germany, leaving America out in the diplomatic cold. More Americans expect leaving the agreement will have negative than positive consequences for...

Donald Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor Donald Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor

May made the invitation to Trump just seven days after he took office, a decision that prompted accusations that Britain, its global influence set to be weakened by Brexit, was kowtowing to the new USA leader. Trump's son, Donald Trump , Jr., res...

Blast near Afghan mosque kills 7 civilians Blast near Afghan mosque kills 7 civilians

In the capital, Kabul , police say a rocket struck the Indian diplomatic compound without killing or wounding anyone. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, but these attacks have been mostly claimed by the ISIS terrorist group.

Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's first gay leader

The youngest child of an Indian father and Irish mother, he would also become Ireland's first openly gay prime minister in the process. The gay son of an Indian immigrant, Leo Varadkar , is going to be Ireland's next prime minister. However, he ...

White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked whether the president's tweets cross the line where it "becomes news, becomes the agenda and actually impedes his ability to get things done". Trump on Monday also fired off tweets blasting Sessi...

Kremlin denies accusations that Russian Federation tried to hack USA voting equipment Kremlin denies accusations that Russian Federation tried to hack USA voting equipment

The top-secret information was an NSA report from May 5, which was first released to The Intercept , detailing Russian hackers trying to compromise US officials less than two weeks before Election Day in November. Although the government's press re...

38 dead due to suffocation inside casino Featured

Most of the victims are believed to have died due to suffocation from the smoke. Hours later, the police confirmed the gunman had committed suicide by setting himself on fire. "We stand ready to provide consular services to USA citizens in need", t...

Woman arrested in fatal stabbing of toddler granddaughter Woman arrested in fatal stabbing of toddler granddaughter

A Southern California woman suspected of stabbing her daughter and two granddaughters previously pleaded guilty to stabbing her son and throwing her daughter out of a van while driving on the freeway in 2005. Nicole Darrington-Clark, 43, is descr...

Stephen Colbert Blasts Trump's Horrific Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Control

Now many air traffic control towers are still 360 degree glass boxes which assumes there's need to line of sight to an aircraft as it lands and takes off. European systems use digital communications systems, and private companies are developing new ...

GM investors reject Greenlight share plan, board slate GM investors reject Greenlight share plan, board slate

The plan called for a class of stock that pays dividends and a second that paid all additional earnings growth to investors. CEO Mary Barra said the automaker has been making the tough decisions necessary to adapt to changing business condition...

Sugar Trade Talks Between US and Mexico Go Into Overtime Sugar Trade Talks Between US and Mexico Go Into Overtime

Negotiations to modernize the 23-year-old NAFTA trade deal are expected to start after August 16, at the conclusion of a US government consultation period with lawmakers, industries and the public. Guajardo spoke ahead of a series of meetings in W...

Syrian army crosses into Raqqa province

It is understood that the city is now surrounded from the east, north and west, with intense shelling on the since Monday night that has resulted in the death of at least 21 people. Coalition forces will continue to support the SAC and SDF during the...

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 match preview - Group A: England vs New Zealand

We've got a completely new team, pretty much. Nonetheless, an exciting contest is in the offing with New Zealand showing a lot of promise against Australia . "Finn has been one of those players". Now they meet again, in their second group ma...

Daesh-linked foreign fighters involved in battle for Philippine city Daesh-linked foreign fighters involved in battle for Philippine city

Duterte also attracted controversy when he said he wanted to rape an Australian missionary who had been caught up in a 1989 prison riot in the Philippines and murdered by the inmates. Enriquez has been in the job for about two months. Government tr...

Sanco says Zille suspension a 'sham' Sanco says Zille suspension a 'sham'

Maimane told journalists he and Zille hold different views about the future of the party. "However, Mr Maimane's statement is unequivocal that the suspension is already operative", she said in a statement. The ANC in the Western Cape has meanwhile ca...

Man jumps into moving car to save driver having a seizure Man jumps into moving car to save driver having a seizure

Once Tompkins was inside the vehicle, he managed to stop the auto, which is when police officers rushed to the driver's aid, ABC 7 reports . Tompkins' wife - an EMT - said she "wasn't surprised" by her husband's bravery and added he handled the si...

Carrie Fisher appears as Princess Leia on Vanity Fair cover

A deep dive into Rian Johnson's Star Wars: The Last Jedi was teased earlier this week in a cover story from Vanity Fair . There's also confirmation that Laura Dern will be playing a prominent Resistance officer named Vice Admiral Hol...

House Russia investigators subpoena Flynn, Cohen

The House intelligence committee is conducting its own investigation, and on Tuesday Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen , turned down a request to provide information, calling it "poorly phrased, overly broad and not capable of being answered"...

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, both contenders in just 10 days to win the keys to 10 Downing Street faced a tough grilling Monday at the hands of a presenter known as the Rottweiler of broadcasting. "It is high time that Jeremy Corbyn clarify his vie...

Justices affirm ruling striking NC legislative districts Justices affirm ruling striking NC legislative districts

The order came five days after the justices met behind closed doors to decide whether to take up the case filed by 31 North Carolina residents in 2015. Civil rights groups and voters challenged the districts, complaining that they packed too many ...

Breitbart reporter fired after Muslim tweet Breitbart reporter fired after Muslim tweet

The Ratio reared its head as McHugh was in return pilloried for her tweet where many, many people invited her to research the Irish Republican Army and other entities that have attacked the United Kingdom in the past. After McHugh's firing was a...

Canadian Man Mows Lawn With Tornado Right Behind Him Canadian Man Mows Lawn With Tornado Right Behind Him

His wife, Cecilia, said she snapped the photo to show her parents in South Africa, who rarely see tornados. Theunis told the paper that he was keeping watch of his surroundings and saw the twister form as the swirling connected from the sky and t...

Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela "hunger bonds"

A small group of protesters outside Goldman's NY headquarters held signs saying " Goldman Sachs Sucks!" and "Don't Support Venezuela's Hunger Bonds ". "It is apparent Goldman Sachs chose to make a quick buck off the suffering of the Venezuela...

Congress flayed for taking Kashmir on Pakistan's narrative Congress flayed for taking Kashmir on Pakistan's narrative

It is to mention here that India is illegally occupying Jammu and Kashmir since partition of Indian subcontinent in 1947 and claims its accession under a controversial document, Instrument of Accession, it signed with the then Dogra Maharaja of ...

Hope for India-Pakistan ties as Shanghai pact spreads to South Asia Hope for India-Pakistan ties as Shanghai pact spreads to South Asia

Beijing also has not shown any signs to relent on its stand to block India's admission into Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and the United Nations ban on JeM leader Masood Azhar. The population of China and India, the world's most populous countries, ...

Saudi, UAE pledge $100 mln to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

Trump used his visit to Riyadh to bolster USA ties with Arab and Islamic nations, announce $US110 billion ($A148 billion) in United States arms sales to Saudi Arabia . "Just an exhausted guy", the senior White House official said. "The president ...

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