Monday December 11-th, 2017

Youth Congress online magazine makes 'chai' jibe at PM Modi, gets slammed Youth Congress online magazine makes 'chai' jibe at PM Modi, gets slammed

Hitting back at the Congress for its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over use of language against political rivals, the BJP on Wednesday said the grand old party should introspect on how many times its leaders have used derogatory language...

US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes southeast of Okinawa; 8 rescued US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes southeast of Okinawa; 8 rescued

Eleven crew and passengers were aboard the Navy transport plane during the crash, which took place around 2:45 p.m. Japan Standard Time. The cause of the crash was unclear, as was whether any of those aboard the aircraft had survived. The names o...

Foxconn Used Illegal Student Labor to Make Apple's iPhone X Foxconn Used Illegal Student Labor to Make Apple's iPhone X

She assembled up to 1,200 iPhone X cameras a day. This "work experience" was a graduation requirement for the school, which meant the students were forced to labor if they wanted a diploma. Foxconn has claimed to have implemented various improv...

Chinese e-Commerce Platform Auctions Two Boeing 747 Planes Chinese e-Commerce Platform Auctions Two Boeing 747 Planes

The buyer of the two jets was the Chinese cargo carrier SF Airlines. The court made a decision to auction the planes on Taobao , the Chinese equivalent of e-Bay, after several offline auctions had failed to raise the required price. Taobao is a...

Russian Federation confirms radioactivity emanating from southeastern Urals Russian Federation confirms radioactivity emanating from southeastern Urals

In a press statement issued today, Mayak said it was not the source of the excess concentration of ruthenium-106, and officials in Chelyabinsk, the nearest large city, said they would have been ordered to evacuate if radiation levels were unsafe, ...

Congress to give reservation to Patidars: Hardik Patel Congress to give reservation to Patidars: Hardik Patel

Days ahead of the crucial Gujarat Assembly election , Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti ( PAAS ) convener Hardik Patel on Wednesday broke his silence on the tie-up with the Congress. Upholding the Mandal Commission recommendation that extended res...

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Chilly weather returning for Thanksgiving FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Chilly weather returning for Thanksgiving

Temps this afternoon could easily stay in the upper 40s for afternoon highs across northern OK and into the lower 50s across the southern sections. Our weekend will be dry but a bit cooler with highs in the upper 50s and lower 60s but there aren't ...

Mastermind Hafiz Saeed to be Released From House Detention Mastermind Hafiz Saeed to be Released From House Detention

The JuD chief, through his lawyer AK Dogar Advocate, had challenged his detention orders submitting that the requirements laid by the Supreme Court for the goal were not fulfilled. Punjab Assistant Advocate General Sattar Sahil said the government la...

Kushner Urged Trump to Fire FBI Director Comey Kushner Urged Trump to Fire FBI Director Comey

Jared Kushner is catching flak from special prosecutor Robert Mueller over a number of undisclosed interactions with foreign officials previous year, according to a new report that signals the expanding scope of the investigation into Russian el...

Modi govt moves forward to bring legislation banning triple talaq Modi govt moves forward to bring legislation banning triple talaq

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday that the dates for it would be finalised shortly. The Centre is planning to introduce legislation to end the instant triple talaq in the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament. The judgment was widely...

Mubi mosque bombing: 'Stop targeting civilians'-AI Mubi mosque bombing: 'Stop targeting civilians'-AI

The teenage boy was wearing a suicide bomb vest which he triggered during early morning prayers at the Mosque at Kunu Araha area of Mubi town in Adamawa State. But St-Pierre said despite this "Boko Haram remains an extremely potent and unsafe organis...

PF to launch Mugabe impeachment motion on Tuesday PF to launch Mugabe impeachment motion on Tuesday

Some have speculated that the 93-year-old read the wrong speech on Sunday, or left out crucial passages about stepping down. Mnangagwa, 75, was appointed interim leader of Zanu-PF on Sunday and is widely expected to take over from Mugabe as preside...

PNA suspends contacts with USA over closure of PLO Washington office PNA suspends contacts with USA over closure of PLO Washington office

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has canceled meetings with US officials at various levels in response to a decision by the US State Department not to renew the license of the office of the Palestinian diplomatic representation mission in the United St...

Breezy winds and chilly temperatures to continue heading into Thanksgiving day! Breezy winds and chilly temperatures to continue heading into Thanksgiving day!

Tuesday night we will have isolated showers then turning windy and cool with a low of 58 . Heading into the holiday shopping weekend: Friday looks sunny but cold for morning doorbusters. We'll already be around the freezing mark this evening as t...

US Navy team joins hunt for missing Argentine submarine US Navy team joins hunt for missing Argentine submarine

Gabriel Gonzalez, commander of the Mar del Plata Naval Base. The sounds that were heard from where the underwater vessel was last heard of did not belong to the unfortunate submarine. The German-built San Juan submarine has been missing since Wedne...

Here's an Update on the Temporary Protected Status Program Here's an Update on the Temporary Protected Status Program

That said, ongoing natural disasters and global health challenges like HIV/AIDS, malaria, and unchecked cholera, have undermined Haiti's ability to meet its full potential. "Only Congress can take action to reform the TPS program or address the con...

Kupwara encounter: One army jawan lost his life, three injured Kupwara encounter: One army jawan lost his life, three injured

The operation is still underway and the Indian Army is trying to gun down the terrorists. As per the police statistics, seventy-one security personnel have also laid down their lives while fighting the militants, so far, this year. There was no indep...

Trump Is Trying to Dissolve His Family Foundation While Still Under Investigation Trump Is Trying to Dissolve His Family Foundation While Still Under Investigation

Donations to President Trump's private charity reached their highest point in almost a decade, nearly $3 million, as he ran a winning campaign for the White House past year, a new tax filing shows. Donald Trump , who could have funneled money from hi...

Why does the President pardon the turkey? Why does the President pardon the turkey?

Some historians point to President Abraham Lincoln's decision to free a Christmas bird that his son had grown fond of as the first presidential turkey pardoning. "I've been very active in overturning a number of actions by my predecessor". "However...

Trump Opens the Door to Campaigning for Roy Moore Trump Opens the Door to Campaigning for Roy Moore

If you read the reporting done by newspapers in Alabama, it sounds like Moore's predilection for young girls was common knowledge when he was an assistant district attorney in Etowah County. "I'm very happy a lot of these things are coming out". Se...

Lebanon's Al-Hariri arrives in Cairo for talks with Sisi Lebanon's Al-Hariri arrives in Cairo for talks with Sisi

In a televised interview last week from his home in Riyadh, he said Hezbollah's support of Iran against Saudi Arabia was a threat to Lebanon's stability. The move caught even his aides off guard, and politicians close to him say Riyadh forced him t...

Mugabe resigns, Zimbabwe dances in the streets Mugabe resigns, Zimbabwe dances in the streets

Mnangagwa fled Zimbabwe shortly after being sacked by Mugabe early in November. The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Mudenda, has since outlined rules to guide the motion to impeach the president and has told Parliament that it will have to convene t...

Woman Accuses Al Franken of Groping Her While Posing For Photo Woman Accuses Al Franken of Groping Her While Posing For Photo

The 66-year-old former comic apologized to Menz if he made her feel "disrespected". Al Franken , D-Minn., days after a radio host accused the lawmaker of forcibly kissing and groping her more than a decade ago. That said, this incident, unlike T...

Pressing Delete On 'Net Neutrality' As Head Of FCC Plans Repeal Vote Pressing Delete On 'Net Neutrality' As Head Of FCC Plans Repeal Vote

Pai's proposal is the latest step in a years-long tug-of-war over regulations dictating how companies such as AT&T and Comcast allow access to internet content - from Facebook Inc.'s social media site to Netflix Inc.'s streaming videos.

Trump says US will declare NKorea a state sponsor of terror Trump says US will declare NKorea a state sponsor of terror

Mr Trump visited South Korea earlier this month as part of a 12-day trip to Asia, where he addressed the South Korean National Assembly and issued a warning to the North. It limits US foreign assistance, bans defense exports and sales, boost limits...

Argentina navy says sub reported problem in final call Argentina navy says sub reported problem in final call

HMS Protector has arrived in the search area around which global efforts to find and rescue an Argentine submarine reported missing in the South Atlantic Ocean are centred. "We still have no established contact", Balbi said, as cited by Clarin. T...

Meet the Transgender Woman Who's Demi Lovato's Date at the 2017 AMAs Meet the Transgender Woman Who's Demi Lovato's Date at the 2017 AMAs

The Virginia Democrat defeated Republican Robert Marshall earlier this month. Last night, she showed her support for the LGBT community in a BIG way when she brought Virginia representative Danica Roem as her date to the AMAs. Writing on Tw...

Trump wants Marshawn Lynch suspended for sitting during anthem Trump wants Marshawn Lynch suspended for sitting during anthem

Lynch rushed for 67 yards on 11 carries in Oakland's 33-8 to New England and did so just one week after racking up two rushing touchdowns against the Dolphins in Week 9. Said G.I. Raider: "How bout let's suspend you for handing the Raiders to Las Veg...

Dog Owners Live a Longer and Healthier Life According To Study Dog Owners Live a Longer and Healthier Life According To Study

So if you have a dog you might have fewer chances of suffering a heart attack but you may trip over the balls. Multi-person household owners also saw benefits, though to a lesser extent. The microbiome is the bacteria in the human gut. But owning...

Border Patrol Agent Killed, Another Seriously Wounded in Big Bend Incident Border Patrol Agent Killed, Another Seriously Wounded in Big Bend Incident

Martinez's partner soon reported that they were both injured and needed assistance. Responding agents provided immediate medical care, and transported both agents to a local hospital. "(Martinez and his partner) were out there responding to a censor ...

Donald Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players Jailed In China Donald Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players Jailed In China

Upon their return stateside , LiAngelo Ball , Cody Riley, and Jalen Hill held a press conference , at which Ball thanked the president and the United States government for their help in their safe return after Trump wondered on Twitter if he woul...

Jesse Jackson says he has Parkinson's disease Jesse Jackson says he has Parkinson's disease

Jackson, 76, said the diagnosis came after he began finding it "increasingly hard to perform routine tasks". The 76-year-old conceded he is finding it more and more hard to perform routine tasks or travel, and says he sought the diagnosis after his...

Sessions Asks Convention Crowd: 'Any Russians? Anybody Been to Russia?' Sessions Asks Convention Crowd: 'Any Russians? Anybody Been to Russia?'

But during his confirmation hearings to become attorney general ― before the Post report ― Sessions said he "never met with or had any conversations with any Russians or any foreign officials concerning any type of interference with any campaign or e...

Red flags presented leading up to Rancho Tehama shooting rampage Red flags presented leading up to Rancho Tehama shooting rampage

It was around 8 a.m. PT - which is when school starts - that a few shots were heard outside of the school campus Tuesday, Fitzpatrick said. The suspected gunman was killed by law enforcement, Johnston said. The shooting didn't appear linked with a ...

Why did Congress sit on Rafale deal for 10 years: Nirmala Sitharaman Why did Congress sit on Rafale deal for 10 years: Nirmala Sitharaman

She said no decision was taken in the matter between 2004 and 2013, during the UPA dispensation after several rounds of discussion. Mr Gandhi's retort comes a day after Ms Sitharaman alleged that it was shameful on part of the Congress to raise o...

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