Friday June 23-rd, 2017

Clinton makes bid for Arizona, Trump tries to keep focus Clinton makes bid for Arizona, Trump tries to keep focus

Meanwhile, Trump has raised eyebrows by campaigning in Wisconsin and MI, both traditionally Democratic states where polls show Clinton leading by six points or more. Relishing one of his last turns on the campaign stage as president, Obama repeatedly...

Putin gives Russian citizenship to action film actor Seagal

His father was the son of Jewish Russian immigrants to the USA, according to online biographies of the actor, who is the latest in a string of high-profile Westerners to be granted Russian citizenship after buddying up with Putin. President Obama was...

Kenya withdrawing from S.Sudan after Ondieki fired by UN Kenya withdrawing from S.Sudan after Ondieki fired by UN

The Secretary General of the UN Ban Ki-moon said he was "deeply distressed" by the conclusions of the investigation report and "concerned serious deficiencies identified". However three female global aid workers were left behind and the inquiry sai...

Kasich Votes For McCain For President Kasich Votes For McCain For President

Kasich apparently voted straight-ticket Republican on the rest of his ballot, according to Chris Schrimpf, the governor's political spokesman. "I've long had concerns with Donald Trump that go beyond his temperament". Spokesman Chris Schrimpf says ...

Average cost of detached Toronto home hits $1.3 million Average cost of detached Toronto home hits $1.3 million

The board said 9,768 homes changed hands in October, marking an 11.5-per-cent gain compared with the same month past year, according to data released on Thursday. Year over year, that number is up nearly 22 per cent. The benchmark price for all homes...

Early voting ending in Maryland

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has said he won't be voting for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. If Democrats continue to vote in overwhelming numbers in swing states, the email story won't matter. Mostly, they say there are issues with ...

Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to 3.54 per cent Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to 3.54 per cent

The Federal Reserve is not expected to raise interest rates Wednesday but may do so in December and again before the spring housing season. The group's seasonally adjusted index on weekly applications to buy a home edged down 0.4 percent to 207.0 ...

Saudi student beaten to death outside Wisconsin pizza shop Saudi student beaten to death outside Wisconsin pizza shop

Investigators are treating the incident as a homicide, the Menomonie Police Department said in a statement issued Monday. Swartz says there was one particular witness who saw a white male run from the scene. "They are unbelievable and they ar...

FBI obtains warrant to examine Clinton emails

The FBI's announcement is a gift to Trump and the Republicans, not because it confirms there was something sinister in her deleted emails but because it may look like that way to wavering voters. Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of the FBI again i...

Low-income residents to see more heating assistance money Low-income residents to see more heating assistance money

Crisis and LIHEAP grants begin November 1 and run through March 31, 2017. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a $70 million dollar fund in the state of CT for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Monday.

Pakistan denies bail to 'Afghan Girl' Pakistan denies bail to 'Afghan Girl'

As a refugee, she should not be able to get a Pakistani ID, reserved only for citizens. Sharbat Gula , now in her 40s, is under arrest in Pakistan for falsifying documents and staying illegally in the country. This news story is related to Print...

Stephanie Scott's murderer set to appeal life sentence Stephanie Scott's murderer set to appeal life sentence

After the murder, he took Miss Scott's body 70km away to the Cocoparra National Park. The man convicted of the murder of NSW teacher Stephanie Scott intends to appeal his life sentence. 'Bob - as a colleague you were a true gentleman who went out o...

Turkey Dismisses Thousands Of Civil Servants In Latest Crackdown Turkey Dismisses Thousands Of Civil Servants In Latest Crackdown

Police also said homes of the paper's executives and writers were being searched, broadcaster CNN Turk and other media reported . The daily said Oz was already detained but it was not known why police were seeking the daily's staff. Several hundre...

Rory McIlroy pulls out of golf tournament in Turkey over security fears Rory McIlroy pulls out of golf tournament in Turkey over security fears

Rocket attacks in the Turkish city of Antalya have raised serious questions about the European Tour's $7 million Turkish Airlines Open , which is set to take place in the resort city from November 3-6. Following McIlroy's withdrawal, a spokesman f...

Hacked emails show Clinton campaign communicated with State Hacked emails show Clinton campaign communicated with State

Kadzik also was the author of a letter earlier this week providing the Justice Department's response to questions posed by House and Senate leaders about the FBI's new review of recently discovered emails that could have a bearing on the previous...

United Nations chief fires general in South Sudan after harsh report United Nations chief fires general in South Sudan after harsh report

It said peacekeepers didn't operate under unified command and were "risk-averse". He said the South Sudanese government bears primary responsibility for the protection of its population and other civilians from "genocide, crimes against humanity, eth...

South African leader faces increasing calls to resign South African leader faces increasing calls to resign

Zuma eventually paid back more than $500,000, an amount determined by the national treasury. The group had planned the march to coincide with the prosecution of finance Minister Pravin Gordhan at the Pretoria Magistrates Court but charges against t...

USA election 2016: 'Vote Trump' church arson 'a hate crime' USA election 2016: 'Vote Trump' church arson 'a hate crime'

The FBI said it is investigating the incident at Hopewell Baptist Church in Greenville, and federal ATF and Mississippi State Fire Marshal investigators were on the scene as well. Fellow Police Chief Delando Wilson also said police are interviewing w...

Memphis park shooting may have been over phone Memphis park shooting may have been over phone

Five people were shot and the 16-year-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene. The sixth victim, a girl, was taken to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in critical condition. A neighbor said they heard at least 17 shots fired. Witnesses say the park...

Kim Kardashian returns to social media, kinda Kim Kardashian returns to social media, kinda

The photo appeared to be old , and showed Kim with her Blackberry, which she famously mourned when it died on her earlier this year. "I love that we have so much video footage of our childhood because my dad loved filming us!", the post read .

French president: No more migrants allowed at Calais camp

Only a church and two small mosques have been spared destruction and they will be preserved only for as long as more than 1,000 unaccompanied teenagers are housed nearby in temporary containers. They insisted it was not a full-scale evacuation, thoug...

Poll shows Donald Trump grabbing the lead after sex scandal pain Poll shows Donald Trump grabbing the lead after sex scandal pain

The tracking poll finds little shift in Clinton's overall support following news of the FBI's renewed look at Clinton emails, but strong enthusiasm among her supporters fell behind Trump in combined Saturday and Sunday interviews. Till about two week...

Mosul offensive going faster than planned, says Iraq Mosul offensive going faster than planned, says Iraq

It was seized by the Islamic militants when the group blitzed across northern Iraq two years ago. The Kurdish forces are trying to recapture 27 villages north of Mosul , which would put them within five miles of the city itself. Raafat al-Zarari...

Missing Australian hiker found after 2 weeks Missing Australian hiker found after 2 weeks

Miri Fire and Rescue Department Air Unit deputy superintendent Ahmad Fissol Ismail said the 25-year-old man appeared weak when he was rescued by the authority but was still able to talk. Acting Inspector Darren Latham on Monday said Tasmania Police ...

Mexico's peso reels from Trump's upswing in polls Mexico's peso reels from Trump's upswing in polls

The currency fell 1.8 per cent, the most in nearly four months, to 19.2088 per U.S. dollar as of 12.37pm on Tuesday in Mexico City. The dollar edged up on Monday, staying on track for a monthly gain, but remained shy of recent highs as investors be...

Venezuelan President and opposition agree to cool rehetoric following Vatican-led talks

Maduro and opposition leaders agreed to move ahead in talks that were organised with support from the Vatican following a meeting that began Sunday evening and stretched into dawn on Monday. Congress has no impeachment powers, but had summoned Maduro...

President Obama adding events in North Carolina for Clinton President Obama adding events in North Carolina for Clinton

Referencing Clinton's "grit and that resilience", Obama praised his preferred successor as a survivor of past battles. "He was really able to tap into younger people, millennials, they could relate to him, he was talking about issues that they coul...

Supreme court hears Panama leaks case

The 5-member SC bench was headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali and conducted the hearing in the presence of several cabinet ministers, lawyers and senior PTI leaders. The court also directed the respondents of the petitions that also include t...

Pakistani police, opposition supporters clash in Islamabad

More than 1,000 opposition activists were arrested in overnight raids in Islamabad and Punjab, while police sealed off the capital's entry and exit points, local channel ARY reported. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior said the Prime Ministe...

Airstrikes hit Iraq's Mosul as fight intensifies

Iraqi troops have reportedly entered the Karama district of the city of Mosul, the first advance into the Isis stronghold following two weeks of slow but steady advances by US-backed coalition forces. Commander of Special Forces for Counter Terrorism...

Former Oxfordshire MP denies strangling his mother's dog Former Oxfordshire MP denies strangling his mother's dog

The real issue is that Heseltine's description of strangling the dog leaves a bad taste, like the macabre confession of a grim murder attempt. He said: 'I went to stroke him and he started biting me. The story comes after Lord Heseltine said he cul...

In Dawn Assault, Iraqi Special Forces Near Mosul From East

Tens of thousands of fighters are converging on Mosul in a huge operation launched this month, led by Iraqi special forces and backed by United States air power, Kurdish peshmerga fighters and Shia militias in an effort to oust Isis militants from th...

Seahawks Graham makes little noise in Superdome return

There was also a questionable holding penalty on Shead in the third quarter. Seattle had 11 penalties called against them, while the Saints were only flagged twice. "So it's way better - we're thinking long-term and way down the road and this is the ...

NATO allies advance plans for east Europe troop deployment NATO allies advance plans for east Europe troop deployment

The decision to deploy " heavy weaponry " to Lithuania - which borders Russian Federation - was confirmed by German Defence Minister Ursula con der Leyen during a crucial meeting in Brussels . "A threat is a still a threat even if it does not materi...

Oregon case jury delivers blow to government in lands fight Oregon case jury delivers blow to government in lands fight

Brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy and a group of other self-styled militia members led a 41-day takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in OR last January and February. Not long before the takeover began on January 2, locals and federal offici...

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