Sunday August 20-th, 2017

Stocks jump after Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Clinton again Stocks jump after Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Clinton again

Asked if she would be able to heal the country after such a divisive election season, Clinton said , "Absolutely". After reviewing "all of the communications that were to or from Hillary Clinton while she was Secretary of State", FBI Director Jame...

Michelle Obama makes third Vogue cover appearance Michelle Obama makes third Vogue cover appearance

She has also repeatedly stated that she has no desire to be president. Still the meeting of the current and future first ladies was a moment to consider both the fraught public relationship between the two and their differing styles. I've never b...

Police look for man in Trump protest shooting Police look for man in Trump protest shooting

Fashion designer Noemi Abad, 30, agreed. Protesters march through downtown Atlanta to demonstrate against the election of President-elect Donald Trump. In Chicago, demonstrators marched through downtown during the early evening. Authorities repo...

NATO says 2 US service members killed in Afghanistan

In a brief statement, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation confirmed the air strike saying that 'all civilian casualty claims will be investigated.' The strike occurred after a firefight killed two United States soldiers during an anti-Taliban operatio...

Banks, ATMs mobbed for third day

What is so special about them", said an angry Sheila, a domestic help who was waiting in queue for the past few hours. Government banks and private banks resumed their work from Thursday. 500 and 1,000 currency notes , the ruling dispensation shou...

Powerful quake strikes near Christchurch, New Zealand Powerful quake strikes near Christchurch, New Zealand

In Wellington, there was gridlock on the roads to Mount Victoria, a hill with a lookout over the low-lying coastal city, as residents headed for higher ground. A series of earthquakes and aftershocks have hit the country. A magnitude-7.1 quake stru...

Japan Makes Exception; Signs Historic Nuclear Agreement With India Japan Makes Exception; Signs Historic Nuclear Agreement With India

The agreements were inked after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abeheld wide-ranging talks - and comes after a six-year-negotiation. However, both nations are keen that the deal be successful, with no possibili...

Michelle Obama meets Melania Trump in private at the White House

Michelle Obama has met with new first lady, Melania Trump, in a private audience at the White House. Obama said he will do everything he can to help the NY businessman succeed when he takes office on January 20 and urged the country to unite to fac...

Syrian troops reverse rebel advance west of Aleppo Syrian troops reverse rebel advance west of Aleppo

The government's most recent advances came as speculation has grown that Russian Federation could prepare to provide air support for the Syrian army to capture other rebel-held parts of Aleppo . On Thursday, Jan Egeland, the special adviser to the U...

Trans People Experienced A Deadly 2016 Amid Rights Expansion Trans People Experienced A Deadly 2016 Amid Rights Expansion

Mike Lee and Rep. Raul Labrador, would allow employers and businesses to discriminate against LGBT people based on their religious beliefs. "We can never take any rights for granted but I also think it's important to remember how much progress we h...

Opposition in Punjab Assembly submit resignation Opposition in Punjab Assembly submit resignation

Swamy took a jibe at Congress Punjab state president Captain Amarinder Singh's resignation moments after the verdict by the Supreme Court, terming him as a non serious politician. "Is it because he has made a lot of money and doesn't care what happen...

Korean president says to accept investigation over scandal if necessary

The woman at the center of a scandal roiling South Korea is meeting with prosecutors who are examining whether she used her close ties to President Park Geun-hye to pull government strings from the shadows while amassing a fortune. Seoul Central ...

Pope Francis pushes for inclusion in race, class, religion Pope Francis pushes for inclusion in race, class, religion

But the evil is doubled when, facing bad circumstances, the migrant is thrown into the clutches of human traffickers to cross the border. In the La Repubblica interview , Francis spoke of his admiration for civil rights leader Martin Luther King...

6 tips to remember if flash floods hit 6 tips to remember if flash floods hit

Never drive through a flooded road as the road may be washed away. "Listen to the special warnings and pay particular attention to times and places", Thaele said. Get to higher ground. If you have no alternative but to drive through a body of wat...

Let freedom ring: Bald eagles freed from Florida storm drain Let freedom ring: Bald eagles freed from Florida storm drain

The American bald eagle is the national bird and animal of the US and is a federally protected bird. 'I saw two eagles fighting in the sky and they just dropped right into the drain, so I immediately pulled over, ' said witness Edward Bickerstaff...

Just Go To Hell Dil - Dear Zindagi Just Go To Hell Dil - Dear Zindagi

Alia Bhatt is all set to light up the silver screen with her next film, " Dear Zindagi " slated to release on November 25, 2016. She posted the video with the caption 'This ones for you@ shraddhakapoor! Also, the teasers of Dear Zindagi have rais...

Clinton Holds a Four-Point National Lead Over Trump — Final NBC/WSJ Poll Clinton Holds a Four-Point National Lead Over Trump — Final NBC/WSJ Poll

Mrs Clinton enjoyed the support of 44 per cent of likely voters, compared to Mr Trump's 40 per cent. Libertarian Gary Johnson had 6% and Green Party candidate Jill Stein had 2%. An ABC News/Washington Post poll finds similar results, with Clinton...

Iraq Troops Pause in Advance on Mosul to Drive Out IS

They included 20 civilians shot dead for leaking information and one man for using a mobile phone. The coalition also employed 67 munitions supporting the Iraqi security forces and Kurdish peshmerga operations near Mosul, Cook added. Explosions, eith...

Americans agree on marijuana as 4 states OK recreational use

I would hope the Trump White House listens to the will of the people by leaving legalization of cannabis to the states and pioneers new federal regulations that will allow for states with legal adult and medical use to opt out of the Controlled...

Worried South Koreans grapple with Trump victory

Yonhap news agency cites an unidentified diplomatic official in reporting discussions Trump had in a 10-minute telephone conversation with South Korean President Park Geun-hye. The South Korean won fell to a four-month low on Friday as emerging mark...

Britain's Johnson says no need for gloom about Trump victory Britain's Johnson says no need for gloom about Trump victory

After taking a significantly warmer approach to Donald Trump himself in the wake of the U.S. election, Boris Johnson now appears to be calling on others in Europe to take a leaf out of his book. "I believe that this is a great opportunity for us in t...

Trump's victory will not affect Malaysia-US ties - Najib Trump's victory will not affect Malaysia-US ties - Najib

Manila had in September agreed to allow the Indonesian authorities to enter its waters in "hot pursuit", after Mr Duterte met Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta. "His appeal to Americans who have been left behind - those who want to see thei...

Japan's Abe to meet Trump next week Japan's Abe to meet Trump next week

Japanese Prime Minister and leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, Shinzo Abe, attends a press conference in July 11. The delegation level talks and one-on-one talks with Mr Abe will take place tomorrow evening, an official travelling with ...

NHS England loses appeal over 'game changing' HIV prevention drug NHS England loses appeal over 'game changing' HIV prevention drug

The World Health Organisation recommend that those people deemed to be at substantial risk of HIV infection are offered PrEP, and countries including America, Norway, France and South Africa have already started implementing the medication.

GOP Leaders Make Peace With Trump In Favor Of 'Unified Republican Government' GOP Leaders Make Peace With Trump In Favor Of 'Unified Republican Government'

Ryan said he will meet again soon with Trump to discuss what Trump's priorities are for the "lame duck" session of Congress that begins next week. Republicans are projected to hold the majority in the House, despite losing a number of seats during ...

KD Show: Durant goes off against old OKC teammates

Steven Adams' Oklahoma City Thunder were painfully reunited with Kevin Durant , who controversially moved to the Golden State Warriors this season and scored 39 points against his old team. "I wear what I want to wear". If Westbrook can't make so...

Mosul Today: Advances slow in Mosul, bombers hit elsewhere Mosul Today: Advances slow in Mosul, bombers hit elsewhere

Heavy street fighting raged throughout the day between the Iraqi security forces and ISIL, who fired mortars from their positions in Mosul's east, while the Iraqi military fired back with heavy artillery located outside the city. The jihadists have...

French far-right leader Le Pen congratulates Donald Trump French far-right leader Le Pen congratulates Donald Trump

Le Pen has congratulated Donald Trump on his election as US president. "What's happening in the U.S. could happen in France", said Dominique de Villepin, a former right-wing prime minister. But who is willing to trust opinion polls anymore after bo...

Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Hillary Clinton two days ahead of elections

Trump sneered at Clinton's choice of pop stars to attract crowds - claiming it was demeaning to the political process - and stuck to his stump speech, each new version slightly more aggressive than the last but each hammering to same points.

Early voting is looking good for Hillary: Michelle Obama Early voting is looking good for Hillary: Michelle Obama

Call us ever-Trump-ers. She writes: "After eight years of Barack Obama's White House, America is in a different place than it was in 2008, when Obama ran on a platform of hope and change". If Trump remains in contention on Tuesday night after the eas...

Bombing in Iraq's Samarra kills several Iranians Bombing in Iraq's Samarra kills several Iranians

The offenses happened two days after another 18 persons, nearly all members of wrongly placed families, lost the life because of two attacks with bombs in northern Hawijah. The bomb killed at least eight people, local officials said, including Irania...

Australia ratifies greenhouse gas targets agreed on in Paris

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Trump "appreciates, honors" and "admires" the 65-year-old bilateral defense pact that requires the security partners to consult if either comes under attack but does not commit them to come to the other's defens...

Trump and Canada: Many ways northern neighbour could feel election aftershock

The writer Jonathan Chait expressed annoyance at people contemplating this, in a piece for NY magazine on election night titled: "Forget Canada". Mr. Gulf Coast. Trump vowed to save the coal industry, lift moratoriums on energy production from fe...

Eric Greitens wins race for Missouri Governor Eric Greitens wins race for Missouri Governor

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt defeated challenger Jason Kander , a Democrat , 1,370,240 to 1,283,22, or 49.3 to 46.2. Koster's campaign confirms the attorney general conceded the race Tuesday night. House by a 24-point margin on Tuesday. And although ...

Sensex Rallies 450 Points On Rebound In Global Markets Post Trump Win Sensex Rallies 450 Points On Rebound In Global Markets Post Trump Win

Every new exit poll in the USA presidential election showed the race to be a nail-biter, sending investors stampeding to safe-haven assets. He beat Democrat Hillary Clinton in the race to the White House. European stocks were up 0.85 per cent after h...

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