Tuesday May 22-nd, 2018

Magic Johnson calls for firings amid Michigan State sexual assault scandal Magic Johnson calls for firings amid Michigan State sexual assault scandal

ESPN's investigative report says there has been an institutional failure to respond to accusations of sexual abuse and violence within the larger athletic department, including by Izzo's men's basketball program and coach Mark Dantonio's footb...

GST, note ban to push tax revenue higher: Economic Survey GST, note ban to push tax revenue higher: Economic Survey

Three days before finance minister Arun Jaitley presents the budget for financial year 2019, the CEA also pointed out that government policies must incentivise investments. "We need to get more people out of agriculture to more productive activitie...

Davis promises independent United Kingdom amid fresh Brexit tensions

The quickly approved list includes requirements for Britain to allow freedom of movement, act the authority of the European Court of Justice and take on new rules. The warning came as European affairs ministers adopted - in a matter of minutes - ne...

Putin, Netanyahu discuss Middle East Putin, Netanyahu discuss Middle East

As they headed into their meeting, Netanyahu said: "I think that the main lesson of the rise of the Nazis and then the defeat of the Nazis is that we have to face murderous ideologies in time and with power". Israel had previously carried out airstri...

Grammy Award-winning Chris Stapleton to hit stages in the Carolinas, Georgia

He'll be joined by special guests Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb . 6 at 10 a.m. local time. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at ICTickets for $39.75, $49.75 and $79.75 . Stapleton served as musical guest on this weekend's episode of...

Scores dead, wounded in ISIS terror attack on Afghan forces in Kabul Scores dead, wounded in ISIS terror attack on Afghan forces in Kabul

One eye witness spoke to BBC , telling the British based news agency the gruesome details of the attack. Earlier two attacks were conducted by Taliban . The group attacked an entrance of the heavily fortified compound, which houses USA and North At...

Street Fighter's Ryu and Sakura are coming to Monster Hunter World Street Fighter's Ryu and Sakura are coming to Monster Hunter World

Capcom has announced that two characters from Street Fighter V will be available in Monster Hunter World as armor sets. In Monster Hunter , there are different levels of difficulty when it comes to catching various creatures. "In just a fe...

Canadian Charles Moniz wins Grammy for manufacturing on '24Okay Magic' Canadian Charles Moniz wins Grammy for manufacturing on '24Okay Magic'

It was a night of surprises, politics and performances. "As we all know, our current president likes winning awards", host James Corden told the audience. PINK took the stage next, in dressed-down T-shirt and jeans with a sign language interpreter,...

Spain to expel Venezuela's ambassador as 'persona non grata' Spain to expel Venezuela's ambassador as 'persona non grata'

The Venezuelan ambassador is not now in Spain, because he had been recalled for consultations with the Venezuelan government, de Vigo noted. President Nicolas Maduro has also accused Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of taking orders from US P...

Toronto police to update investigation into deaths of Barry and Honey Sherman Toronto police to update investigation into deaths of Barry and Honey Sherman

Sgt. Susan Gomes of the Toronto police homicide unit gave a public update Friday afternoon, shortly after the Sherman mansion was finally handed back to the control of their family. "Our parents shared an enthusiasm for life and commitment to their...

Donald Trump Admits He Is No Feminist, Insists He Is for Donald Trump Admits He Is No Feminist, Insists He Is for "Everyone"

Amongst the topics up for discussion were elephant hunting and Brexit, but the comments that have garnered most attention since Morgan plugged snippets of the interview on Saturday night regarded President's Trump's declaration that he would not cons...

RNC Finance Chair Resigns After Sexual Misconduct Allegations RNC Finance Chair Resigns After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Wynn weighed in shortly afterward, saying "the work we are doing to make America a better place is too important to be impaired by this distraction", according to a tweet from Politico . Late Friday, the company's board of directors announced that i...

Cambodia police arrest five British men over 'pornographic dancing' Cambodia police arrest five British men over 'pornographic dancing'

Cambodia 's national police said on its website that authorities had arrested six British nationals, two Canadians, one New Zealander and one defendant whose citizenship was not identified. 'Honestly, it was really confusing. Everyone was confused. ...

Philippine leader calls human rights activists criticizing Burma's Suu Kyi 'noisy bunch' Philippine leader calls human rights activists criticizing Burma's Suu Kyi 'noisy bunch'

More than 655,500 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh to escape a crackdown by the Myanmar military. And in his resignation letter, Richardson accused members of being a " cheerleading squad " for the government. Myanmar nationals Wa Lone, 31, and...

Japan, China plan to open military hotline Japan, China plan to open military hotline

During the meetings in Beijing , Kono is also aiming to make arrangements with China to hold as soon as possible a trilateral summit also involving South Korea, which Tokyo wanted to host previous year, the official said. In a recent written inter...

Killed, 1 Injured in Shooting at Pennsylvania Car Wash Killed, 1 Injured in Shooting at Pennsylvania Car Wash

By Sunday afternoon, the question of what sparked the shooting was still unanswered. State Police will hold a press conference to update the shooting. An injured person was hospitalized. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports a man who lives near ...

Dutch spies caught Russian hackers on tape Dutch spies caught Russian hackers on tape

By November, the JSCU had infiltrated the Russian network, and accessed the camera, witnessing how, and likely who was involved in a massive cyber attack carried out against the United States. But they also came to trust their American counterparts l...

Teenage girl among those pulled to safety after Kiribati ferry sinking Teenage girl among those pulled to safety after Kiribati ferry sinking

They scrambled aboard a small wooden dinghy as the ferry with an estimated 50 people on board went under. The Rescue Coordination Centre of New Zealand (RCCNZ), which is assisting with the search, said the ferry left Nonouti ahead of a 260km (1...

Jimmy Kimmel snags Stormy Daniels for post-State of the Union interview Jimmy Kimmel snags Stormy Daniels for post-State of the Union interview

According to the Wall Street Journal , Trump's lawyer arranged a $130,000 payment to Daniels in October 2016 as part of an agreement that precluded her from publicly discussing their alleged encounter. Daniels told Inside Edition that since word o...

Tough climate hampers rescue of climbers in Himalayas Tough climate hampers rescue of climbers in Himalayas

Polish media are reporting that two European mountain climbers are in trouble on a Himalayan peak and planning for a rescue operation is underway. Janusz Majer, who helped prepare the Polish expedition team now scaling K2, said that messages sent...

IKEA founder, longtime resident of Switzerland dead at 91 IKEA founder, longtime resident of Switzerland dead at 91

The Ikea group now has 403 stores across every continent, employs 190,000 people worldwide and generates annual sales of 38 billion euros ($47 billion). He drove an old Volvo for many years, flew economy class for longer distances, and refused to w...

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny arrested in Moscow on day of protests Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny arrested in Moscow on day of protests

Russian Opposition leader Alexi Navalny was arrested after protests on Sunday. That charge could bring a punishment of 20 days in jail. Supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny attend a rally for a boycott of a March 18 presiden...

Outraged Israeli Officials Scold Poland: Outraged Israeli Officials Scold Poland: "You Can't Falsify History"

Israel's foreign ministry expressed concern over the timing of the Bill, which was passed on the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day . The bill includes an article that applies a fine or a jail term to anyone who ascribes "responsibilit...

Russian Federation mocks Gavin Williamson's attack warning Russian Federation mocks Gavin Williamson's attack warning

Russian officials are mocking the British defence secretary over his claim an attack by Russia could kill "thousands" of Brits. The Russian Defense Ministry spokesman suggested Williamson made the comments merely to raise his own profile.

Second Round of Presidential Elections in the Czech Republic Second Round of Presidential Elections in the Czech Republic

Political analyst Jiri Pehe told AFP the outcome reflected the "very deep polarisation" of Czech society which is "split down the middle" along rural-urban and populist-liberal lines, echoing divisions elsewhere in Europe and in the US. But fellow ...

Saudi billionaire prince freed after paying settlement Saudi billionaire prince freed after paying settlement

By midweek, 95 people were still being held, though several more were released over the weekend. The government said most of those detained agreed monetary settlements in exchange for their freedom, which could earn state coffers about $100bn.(£70b...

River Seine continues to rise due to record rainfall River Seine continues to rise due to record rainfall

Crunch-time is expected on Friday or Saturday, following more heavy rainfall forecast for Thursday. Almost 400 people have been evacuated from the city and its suburbs thus far, and residents living near the river have boarded up homes. While the S...

NAFTA negotiations grind on in Montreal with little sign of progress NAFTA negotiations grind on in Montreal with little sign of progress

As NAFTA talks resume, USA shows interest in Canada auto ideas. Negotiators are at loggerheads in at least 10 out of 33 negotiating tables in Montreal , Monette told reporters Thursday. Trump proposes hiking the share of a typical auto that must...

Massive Explosion Kills 95 In Kabul

Saturday's explosion capped a violent week in Afghanistan, with the siege at the Intercontinental Hotel and another attack on an office of the aid group Save the Children in the eastern city of Jalalabad. The explosion came around lunchtime, a partic...

Trump Campaign Adviser's Spokesman Among Four Americans Killed in Kabul Hotel Attack Trump Campaign Adviser's Spokesman Among Four Americans Killed in Kabul Hotel Attack

Save the Children has confirmed that three of its staff members were killed yesterday in a targeted attack on the charity's office in Jalabad, Afghanistan. Gunmen who raided the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul killed at least 18 people during a 12...

DOJ warns Devin Nunes not to release controversial FISA memo DOJ warns Devin Nunes not to release controversial FISA memo

The memo in question is one drafted by Nunes, one he refuses to show his fellow committee members and which is now the subject of an active social media campaign (#ReleaseTheMemo) led in part by Russian-related Twitter accounts. Since writing the mem...

South Korea agonises over latest tragedy as it probes hospital blaze South Korea agonises over latest tragedy as it probes hospital blaze

The blaze is suspected to have started in the emergency room on the first floor of Sejong Hospital in the southeastern city of Milyang, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported. By Friday afternoon, police had cordoned off the hospital, as forensic i...

How to Stream the 2018 State of the Union Address Online How to Stream the 2018 State of the Union Address Online

Among these is a strong economy boosted by a tax cut signed into law by Trump in December. So far, five Democrats have said that they will not attend the State of the Union address. The speech will focus on domestic issues, but will include Trump...

Investment mogul George Soros predicts the end of Facebook, Google Investment mogul George Soros predicts the end of Facebook, Google

Soros then attacked social media companies, calling them harmful and accusing them of encouraging addiction to their platforms. Soros said that the companies could create, 'a web of totalitarian control the likes of which not even Aldous Huxley o...

Box-office numbers of Padmaavat will be earth-shattering: Deepika Box-office numbers of Padmaavat will be earth-shattering: Deepika

According to Box Office India report, the Deepika Padukone , Ranveer Singh , Shahid Kapoor starrer has had a very good first day of around 18 crore net as per early estimates. The film has been given a solo release with Akshay Kumar postponing P...

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