Tuesday October 17-th, 2017

Clinton blames FBI's Comey for her defeat in call with donors Clinton blames FBI's Comey for her defeat in call with donors

The SC Forestry Commission and Pickens Fire Department recommend that residents living just south and southwest of Pinnacle Mountain in Tabl... On a conference call with donors, Clinton said that Comey's actions - suggesting that he was reopening...

Trump to Meet Saturday with Romney: Transition Team

A spokesman for Donald Trump says the US president-elect is "absolutely" open to selecting former rivals to serve in his cabinet. Mr Romney has been outspoken in his attacks on Mr Trump, accusing him of "playing the American public for suckers".

UN council extends inquiry into Syria toxic gas attacks UN council extends inquiry into Syria toxic gas attacks

The unanimous adoption of UNSC Resolution 2319, for the joint probe conducted by the United Nations and Organization for the Prohibition Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ), will continue until November 2017. Since 1 August both the Syrian government and oppos...

Dakota Access Pipeline Temporarily Halted — NoDAPL

The alliance seeks to protect watersheds worldwide. The $3.8 billion pipeline that will carry North Dakota oil to a shipping point in IL is largely complete outside of the Missouri River Reservoir crossing in North Dakota. Officers in riot gear res...

Saudi intercepts and damages missile from Yemen

But Yemen's foreign minister said he was not aware of any new peace initiative. A Saudi-led military coalition intervened in a civil war to back internationally recognized President Abd-Rabu Mansour Hadi against the Iran-allied Houthi movement in M...

ISIS attack on Israeli soccer team thwarted ISIS attack on Israeli soccer team thwarted

Israel won the game 3-0. Kosovan police say they have foiled a plot by so-called Islamic State (IS) to attack the Israeli football team when it visited Albania last week. Following a thorough covert investigation, sufficient evidence was gathered...

Obama heads to Greece on first leg of final overseas trip Obama heads to Greece on first leg of final overseas trip

Obama added he had been encouraged by Trump's intention on "being the president for all people" and said that he should be given the room to reach out to groups that may not have supported him. The president said both Americans and world leaders need...

India, Israel Reaffirm Strong Ties During Rivlin State Visit India, Israel Reaffirm Strong Ties During Rivlin State Visit

The Israeli President in his remark said that his country was ready not only to "Make in India, ' but also 'Make with India'". "In a recent speech President Pranab Mukherjee had said in order to be at the top of the world's educational institutions...

Vietnam says economy will still thrive even if TPP tanks

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on Friday told reporters that countries should seek to forge a fresh deal; he even suggested that China and Russian Federation be included. China, leading talks on a deal seen as an alternative to the TP...

Immigrants demonstrate against Trump as protests continue Immigrants demonstrate against Trump as protests continue

Among the cities that were scenes of Friday protests were Los Angeles; New Haven, Connecticut; Orlando; Chicago; Boston; Asheville, North Carolina; Nashville; and Columbus, Ohio, and there were marches at schools in Denver and Omaha, Nebraska.

German foreign minister gets a roasting on Turkish visit as relations sour German foreign minister gets a roasting on Turkish visit as relations sour

Tens of thousands of people, including military personnel, judges and teachers, have been suspended, dismissed or detained as part of the post-coup crackdown. He also said it was up to the Turkish people to decide on the question of reinstating the ...

Assange questioning in London ends after two days Assange questioning in London ends after two days

In Sweden, having sex with an unconscious, drunk or sleeping person can lead to a rape conviction punishable by up to six years in prison. It is not known how long Swedish prosecutors will take to decide on the Assange case. When asked whether Unit...

Dear Liberals: Follow Bernie Sanders Lead

She implored those who want to fight for Democratic values - particularly young voters - to participate every day, not just every four years. She won the popular vote, according to the latest tallies, by 200,000 votes, but lost five crucial swing ...

US 'Deeply Concerned' Over Proposal to Legalize Settlements on Private Palestinian Land

The measure breaks a longstanding taboo, and in the view of many legal analysts, it defies worldwide law. Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett is reflected in a mirror as he speaks during a briefing to members of the foreign press associati...

Leonard Cohen, legendary singer-songwriter, dead at 82

November 10, 2016: A statement is released saying Cohen has died at the age of 82. "There are always alternatives, and I might have been able to lay something on him", stated Cohen according to The Guardian. He toured as recently as earlier this ye...

FBI Reports Increase in Hate Crimes in 2015

And Trump's supporters have moved quickly to try and debunk the swirl of alleged incidents of intimidation and violence that have surfaced in social media. Manhattan Street shut down by police auto and officer. The FBI defines a hate crime as a "cr...

Opposition parties have united against Modi government, says BJP

While Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee had described the move as "draconian" and appealed all parties to unite against the Centre, the Congress has slammed the government's decision calling it a "mere note-change" policy that has "no new secu...

Joe Schmidt expecting New Zealand backlash Joe Schmidt expecting New Zealand backlash

While it didn't exactly match the historic win over New Zealand for drama and spectacle - to be honest, what can? Everyone's human. Hopefully it removes the mystique a little. "Over in Chicago I was lucky my wife and my mother went over, so it was ...

Chaos as millions in India crowd banks to exchange currency

On the eve of the winter session of Parliament, the Congress stepped up its attack on the government, saying the demonetisation would have an "adverse impact" on the GDP because of the "freezing" of 86 per cent of banknotes in value terms. Pointing t...

Bush family announces adoption of rescue puppy named Freddy Bush family announces adoption of rescue puppy named Freddy

The 12-week-old dog was among several puppies found abandoned last month by a sanitation worker at a dump site in southern Dallas, Bush spokesman Freddy Ford told the Dallas Morning News . "It's a hard job to begin with". They named him "Freddy Bu...

EU ministers move on regional security, reaffirm Iran deal

Johnson said in a newspaper interview that he believed Britain could have control over immigration while also keeping the benefits of access to the single market such as "passporting" rights for banks in Britain to do business in Europe. The UK, Pola...

Driver in Croydon tram accident released on bail Driver in Croydon tram accident released on bail

Seven people are now confirmed to have died and more than 50 others were wounded in Wednesday morning's crash, with many requiring hospital treatment. Croydon Council said some had suffered "life-changing" injuries. Police have said identifying the...

PM Narendra Modi and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin issue joint press statement PM Narendra Modi and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin issue joint press statement

The two countries seeking to "broad base" their relationship also signed agreements in the field of water management and agriculture as well. "We also prioritised practical and specific engagement such as in the cyber domain", he said. During his m...

Turkey issues travel warning amid anti-Trump protests in US

European Union foreign ministers have reaffirmed their support for the Iran nuclear agreement, which U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has branded the "worst deal in the world" and vowed to renegotiate. "I think that's what we need to focus on today"...

USA says it approves of Japan-Korea intelligence sharing deal

This year alone Pyongyang has conducted two underground nuclear tests and dozens of ballistic missile tests. The two countries will hold working-level talks and provisionally sign the general security of military information agreement, or GSOMIA, a...

Pro-Russia presidential candidate declares victory in Moldova

The vote comes as a Moscow-friendly general also claimedvictory in ex-communist Bulgaria's presidential election Sunday, prompting Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to announce his resignation as his nominee was dealt a crushing defeat. However, the offic...

Modi promises to ease India's cash crunch

This was something, he said , that previous governments were reluctant to do. "I gave up everything I had for this country". "Please, 50 days, just give me 50 days". "I have done this with other countries and in other cases talks are on". "When ...

Janet Reno, first US woman attorney general, dies aged 78 Janet Reno, first US woman attorney general, dies aged 78

She faced criticism early in her tenure for the deadly raid on the Branch Davidian compound at Waco, Texas. In the spring of 2000, Reno enraged her hometown's Cuban-American community when she authorized the armed seizure of young Elian. Her mother...

Demonetisation: Opposition to corner Modi govt in Parliament and on streets

Seeking to corner the government in Parliament on the demonetization issue, major opposition parties, including arch rivals TMC and CPI (M), today held deliberations to finalise a common strategy alleging that the decision was a "scripted scam" which...

David De Gea has €60 million release clause; Real Madrid hover David De Gea has €60 million release clause; Real Madrid hover

A move back to his homeland collapsed on deadline day when his pre-agreed move to Real collapsed spectacularly. De Gea signed a new four-year contract at Old Trafford in September 2015, just days after last year's summer window closed, ending any...

Russian MiG-29 fighter jet crashes into Mediterranean

The defence ministry did not say when the incident occurred, but said the plane was taking part in training flights. The pilot ejected safely before the crash. Russia's carrier-based air wing apparently deployed to the Syrian coast as part o...

Anti-Trump Protest Leaders Say Preparing for Long Fight Anti-Trump Protest Leaders Say Preparing for Long Fight

The shooting in OR followed rowdy Friday night protests, when police used tear gas in response to "burning projectiles" thrown at officers, police said on Twitter . Police earlier had tweeted that protesters were headed to the bridge, which spans th...

Georgia father guilty of murder in 2014 hot auto death of toddler

July 3, 2014. Harris, 35, faces life in prison on the eight counts of malice murder, felony murder, cruelty to children and dissemination of harmful materials to a minor. During the five-week trial, prosecutors argued that Harris intentionally left...

Ruling, opposition parties agree over independent counsel probe into Choi scandal

Park conceded back on November 4 that she would be prepared to cooperate with investigators looking into a power abuse scandal that has rocked Seoul's presidential office. Lee Jae-Yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics and the heir-apparent of th...

Brexit campaign leader Farage meets with Trump, says 'don't underestimate this guy'

In a clear effort to play down Mr Farage's influence on the UK's "special relationship" with the US, Downing Street has ruled out the need to include a " third person " in negotiations between the two states. Johnson was among several United Kingdom ...

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