Wednesday May 24-th, 2017

UK govt agrees to reveal details of Brexit talks plan

Lord Pannick QC is asking 11 justices in the highest court in the land to rule that Government ministers have no power to use the royal prerogative to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and start the two-year process of withdrawing from the ...

Plane carrying Brazilian side Chapecoense crashes in Colombia Plane carrying Brazilian side Chapecoense crashes in Colombia

The regional governor, Luis Perez, said it was a "miracle" they survived. Brazil's President Michel Temer expressed his grief for the victims of the crash and ordered a three-day mourning period. Authorities and rescuers were immediately activated ...

India's dream of splitting Pak is 'nothing but a fallacy': Pak minister India's dream of splitting Pak is 'nothing but a fallacy': Pak minister

Referring to the presence of all the heads of neighbouring countries on the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government, Singh said,"We have invited Nawaz Sharif not only for shaking hands but to have unity of hearts". "If Pakista...

Pawan Ruia brought to Kolkata Pawan Ruia brought to Kolkata

Kolkata: Rejecting the bail plea of arrested industrialist Pawan Ruia the, Barrackpore Court on Sunday remanded him in two weeks' police custody and allowed the criminal investigation department (CID) to slap three more serious charges including ars...

Tony Stark Educates Peter Parker in First Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer Tony Stark Educates Peter Parker in First Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer

But let's assume that Spider-Man: Homecoming , which opens July 7, 2019, is at least popular enough to merit a sequel. In fact, the studio execs trust the formula so much, Sony set up a release date for a sequel to a movie that hasn't even premie...

Rs 13.65cr seized, Rs 2.61cr in new Rs 2000 banknotes Rs 13.65cr seized, Rs 2.61cr in new Rs 2000 banknotes

Police said more raids would be conducted in this connection. "The I-T department has already launched an investigation to nab him and has questioned the security guard of the property from where the money was recovered", Yadav said. The police, who ...

GOP Senate candidate wins La. runoff GOP Senate candidate wins La. runoff

Kennedy's seat was the last Senate seat to be filled this election and gave the Republicans a 52-48 majority in the Senate. The victory was a long-sought one for Kennedy, an Oxford-educated lawyer in his fifth term as treasurer. Johnson focused on ...

Gambia opposition demands President Jammeh hand over power after election Gambia opposition demands President Jammeh hand over power after election

He spoke in Maiduguri, saying Gambia now adds to the challenges in West Africa, including Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency and extremist attacks in northern Mali. "Power to take The Gambia to its peaceful destiny lies in President Jammeh's hands". ...

Delta airplane slid off runway at Detroit Metro; no one hurt

Another passenger, named Ryan on Twitter, said he was on his way home from Saturday night's MLS Cup at BMO Field in Toronto. The incident happened as snow fell in Detroit and at other airports across the Great Lakes region. Snow has blanketed t...

US committed to 'one China', Taiwan not bargaining chip: White House

USA officials said that the show of force was meant to "send a message" to President-elect Trump over his phone call with the president of Taiwan, a diplomatic breach in protocol that sparked a back and forth of blustering machismo between the two pa...

Waiter Matt Terry lifts X Factor crown

Saara came out on top for the quarter final and semi final, and heading into Sunday night's show she received 35.3 percent of the vote compared to Matt's 33.4 percent and 5 After Midnight's 31.3 percent. Saara Aalto fans were certain she would win, a...

Walter White is alive, well, and mocking Donald Trump

Bringing actor Bryan Cranston onto the show, SNL took Trump's preposterous picks to their logical conclusion and proposed that Trump add "Breaking Bad" character Walter White on board as head of the DEA. "Kellyanne, are these bad picks?" Says Cra...

GST Council meet inconclusive; April 1 target unlikely GST Council meet inconclusive; April 1 target unlikely

It will be a hard situation for the PDP-BJP coalition government to join, or avoid, the GST regime. Isaac, who is a member of the Council, on Friday had said the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 had "vitiated the whole atmosphere". The Winter se...

Garth Brooks in talks to play Donald Trump's inauguration Garth Brooks in talks to play Donald Trump's inauguration

Potential inaugural acts are anxious about the long-term career ramifications of simply playing a hit song on the White House lawn, on or around January 20. Ahead of the Republican National Convention, Team Trump claimed to have plenty of A-list ac...

Nigel Farage shortlisted for Time magazine's Person of the Year award

One backbench MP said Labour risked "becoming the party of the zero percent". The Labour candidate and local man Jim Clarke received 3,363 votes, down 7.02% from 2015. "Let's remember this is a safe Tory seat, Ukip came here expecting to do muc...

We'll Pay Falcons, NFF Pledges

Mohammed Sanusi , who made this revelation when he met with the players and officials in Abuja, however assured them that they will be paid all they are being owed. The Super Falcons players and their coaches are also owed allowances and bonuses ru...

Susan Kaufman Purcell: What Will Trump's Policy on Cuba Be?

Bomnin arrived in the United States when he was 26, working odd jobs until he made a name for himself as a vehicle salesman, eventually owning a General Motors dealership. HAVANA (AP) - Elian Gonzalez, the center of an worldwide custody battle waged ...

Korea's parliament sets up presidential impeachment vote Korea's parliament sets up presidential impeachment vote

November 20: In indicting Choi and Park's two former aides, state prosecutors say they believe the president was "collusively involved" in criminal activities by the suspects, who allegedly bullied companies into giving tens of millions of dollars ...

Twin bomb attack strikes police near Istanbul stadium

Marcelo (30) of Besiktas argues with Aziz Behich (23) of Bursaspor during the match between Besiktas and Bursaspor at Vodafone Arena in Istanbul, Turkey. The first and larger explosion took place about 10:30 p.m. after the home team Besiktas be...

Central Intelligence Agency says Russian Federation worked to help Donald Trump win the election

Obama's counterterrorism adviser Lisa Monaco says intelligence and national security officials were told to report their findings to the president before he leaves office on January 20. If true, the intelligence undercuts the legitimacy of Trump's ...

Strong quake hits off Solomon Islands: USGS

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center initially issued a Tsunami alert warning "hazardous tsunami waves" from one to three meters above high tide along the coastline, while waves up to 0.3 meters were forecast for the wider Pacific islands. Ms Zoloveke ...

MI owes Jill Stein a refund since recount stopped MI owes Jill Stein a refund since recount stopped

Specifically, they argued, Michigan's recount law was meant to change the outcome of an election for a truly aggrieved candidate, not to audit a state's election process. Stein's recount request questioned 75,000 ballots, on which MI voters did not v...

Natural disaster will come if I speak in Parliament: Rahul Gandhi Natural disaster will come if I speak in Parliament: Rahul Gandhi

What seems to have rattled the government is the aggression of Rahul Gandhi who used a clever pun on Paytm- India's largest mobile payment gateway- to rechristen it as Pay-to-Modi, arguing that demonetisation is aimed at helping a select group of cor...

Presidential recount in Michigan expands to Detroit area

U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith, who heard arguments Wednesday, plans to issue a written decision, but he didn't say when. Elsewhere, Trump and his GOP allies have tried to exploit the state's dated election laws and opaque election bureaucracy ...

Norwegian reveals Ireland-US plans Norwegian reveals Ireland-US plans

Meanwhile, critics have derided the decision after noting that Norwegian's plan to enter the global marketplace in the US includes having a home base in Ireland, where it can skirt strict labor laws in Norway and hire below-market flight crews from o...

Assad says Aleppo battle changes course of war

The Syrian Arab Army began its ground assault November 15, and have now entered the historic old city of Aleppo. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group, said forces allied to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad took over the Old C...

PM to visit Chennai to pay tributes to Jayalalithaa PM to visit Chennai to pay tributes to Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa's body was taken to her residence at Poes Garden on Tuesday. "She became the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu in 1991 and served the State as Chief Minister from June, 1991 to May, 1996, from May, 2001 to September, 2001, from March, 2002 ...

Bill English is the New Zealand's Next Prime Minister!

Local media had earlier reported that the 54-year-old Mr English had majority support within the ruling National Party caucus. English's economic credentials were boosted by the release of the government's half yearly economic and fiscal update on ...

Colorado electors try to overturn voting requirement Colorado electors try to overturn voting requirement

That scenario certainly could happen, as I explained in a story from August. "Electors of conscience can still do the right thing for the good of the country", he wrote. Mr. Kasich ran unsuccessfully for the Republican presidential nomination and...

Palestinians welcome French initiative, accuse Israel of refusing peace Palestinians welcome French initiative, accuse Israel of refusing peace

The outposts are now considered illegal under Israeli law, as well as global law. The move has sparked huge anger inside the occupied territories, but members of the Israeli parliament on Wednesday voted to advance the bill. "We've also been troubled...

US Green Party to pursue Pennsylvania recount in federal court US Green Party to pursue Pennsylvania recount in federal court

In the popular vote , Clinton had more than 2.5 million votes over Trump, the independent Cook Political Report said. Trump defeated Clinton in Wisconsin by about 22,000 votes , or less than 1 percentage point. President-elect Donald Trump on S...

OPEC Target Gets Harder as African Members Boost November Output

International Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 traded at $54.64 a barrel, down by 30¢ from yesterday's prices. Oil prices rose to fresh multi-month highs on Monday, amid hopes that an announced output cut by the Organization of the Petroleum Export...

YouTube reveals most popular videos of 2016 YouTube reveals most popular videos of 2016

The 2016 edition features popular talking points such as JuJu on That Beat, the Mannequin Challenge and the Rio Olympics. Now YouTube has provided some insights to the top videos that Singaporeans have been watching in 2016. The most-watched vid...

Japanese Leader Abe to Visit Pearl Harbor With Obama Japanese Leader Abe to Visit Pearl Harbor With Obama

President Obama will accompany Abe on the visit, which is scheduled for December 27. "This visit is to comfort the souls of the victims". The 75th anniversary of the attack is this Wednesday. The attack on the naval base by Japanese torpedo planes,...

Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbor Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbor

The Hawaii visit comes after Mr Obama's May trip to Hiroshima, the Japanese city where a U.S. plane dropped the world's first atomic bomb in the closing chapter of World War II. Abe was the first foreign leader to meet with U.S. President-elect Donal...

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