Wednesday March 29-th, 2017

McCain says he'll vote for Tillerson for Secretary of State McCain says he'll vote for Tillerson for Secretary of State

Because Rubio has not officially decided whether or not he will vote for Tillerson's confirmation, according to Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker of Tennessee, he could refuse to support Tillerson and thereby not allow his nomination to...

Sixteen dead after school trip bus crash Sixteen dead after school trip bus crash

According to Hungarian media, two other teachers who were among the adults accompanying the children, helped save students. Television images showed the bus engulfed in flames. The bus went off the road near a highway exit close to the city of Veron...

African troops enter Gambia to secure president Barrow's return African troops enter Gambia to secure president Barrow's return

A convoy of more than a dozen vehicles, among them armored personnel carriers mounted with heavy machine guns trucks full of soldiers, rolled into the capital of Banjul, Reuters reports, and later entered the presidential compound. "We are talking ab...

Far-right French presidential nominee lauds Trump at conference

Addressing a so called "counter summit" of eurosceptic and far-right parties in Germany, the French presidential hopeful insisted that patriotism is the policy of the future. Wilders hailed Trump's rise as U.S. president and said to loud applause: ...

France's Socialist Party begins selecting presidential candidate

A quick look at three main candidates and method of Sunday's vote for France's Socialist Party presidential candidate: --- MANUEL VALLS, 54 Resume: French interior minister from 2012-2014; French prime minister to December 2016. Whoever emerges from ...

All about Obamacare as Donald Trump orders to cut its roots

As a Republican-controlled Congress and the Trump administration start discussing plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act , the former chief executive of the American Hospital Association has some advice to offer. The Trump administration and Rep...

Yuvraj, Dhoni steer India to series-clinching win

Upon the completion of the 3-match series against England , which they won 2-1, India will not be playing any more ODIs before the ICC event begins in June. After losing the duo in quick succession, Jonny Bairstow and Eoin Morgan both batted beaut...

Jared Kushner, Trump son-in-law, cleared to serve as White House adviser

Kushner, 35, a property developer and magazine publisher who has been credited with being the brains behind the scenes that helped get his father-in-law elected, is married to Trump's eldest daughter Ivanka. Following his appointment, Kushner said he...

Two suspected rebels killed in India's troubled Northeast Two suspected rebels killed in India's troubled Northeast

Two personnel were killed in the incident. The gun-battle started when the security forces retaliated, news agency AFP quoted senior police officer Mukesh Agarwala saying. After the ambush, hundreds of tourists, most of who were headed to Pangsau f...

Kellyanne Drops Rhetorical Atom Bomb On Chuck Todd Over Media's Crowd Obsession Kellyanne Drops Rhetorical Atom Bomb On Chuck Todd Over Media's Crowd Obsession

The new White House press secretary used his first press briefing to launch a furious tirade against media coverage of President Donald Trump's inauguration, calling it "shameful and wrong" for focusing on the fact that it was noticeably smaller th...

China expects Astana talks on Syria to make progress

The Kazakh capital of Astana, a city of less than 1 million people, is set to begin hosting peace talks on Monday regarding Syria's almost six-year civil war that has killed almost half-a-million people. Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry spokesman Anuar ...

Jallikattu: Centre hopes to tame crisis by today or tomorrow

Jallikattu is a bull taming event, typically practiced in Tamil Nadu, as a part of Pongal celebrations, which has been in existence for over 2,000 years. Tamil Nadu is gearing up for massive protests and a 12-hour bandh on Friday. But even if the ...

Trump's Inauguration Scores Second-Highest Ratings Since 1981

Ronald Reagan had 41.8 million viewers in 1981. The inauguration of President Trump was watched by 30.6 million television viewers on Friday, 19% below the audience of 37.8 million for President Obama's first swearing-in ceremony in 2009.

40 killed as Hirakhand Express derails in Andhra Pradesh 40 killed as Hirakhand Express derails in Andhra Pradesh

In November previous year, over 140 people were killed when a passenger train derailed in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. "Buses were arranged to carry passengers towards Brahmapur, Palasa and Vizianagaram, free of cost". Prabhu, who was rushi...

Train derailed in India kills 32 and injures 50 others

In March 2015 another accident in Uttar Pradesh killed 39 people and injured 150. The bodies of 18 victims, including that of six women, have been identified, Additional Divisional Railway Manager Ajay Arora said. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Mod...

'Would-be-dictator' Trump will fail: Soros 'Would-be-dictator' Trump will fail: Soros

The stock market rally since the November election, spurred by Trump's promises to slash regulations and boost spending, will come to a halt, Soros said. "Not because of people like me who would like him to fail, but because the ideas that guide him ...

On Trump's Inauguration Day, Lawmakers Encourage Americans To Take Action On Trump's Inauguration Day, Lawmakers Encourage Americans To Take Action

Spicer also gave an update ahead of the inauguration festivities, saying that the excitement surrounding the day "is infectious". The incoming vice president will be moved into his United States Naval Observatory residence later this week. 'It is a m...

North Korea: Pyongyang May Be Prepping ICBM Test Launch, Officials Say North Korea: Pyongyang May Be Prepping ICBM Test Launch, Officials Say

According to the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), although North Korea has yet to test an ICBM it has since 1998 tested six long-range rockets with speeds similar to those of ICBMs. In October, South Korea and the USA agreed to hold regula...

Wisconsin unemployment rate dips to 4.0%

The state's jobless rate has hovered around 4 percent for the past six months after starting 2016 at 4.4 percent. The U.S. seasonally adjusted jobless rate for December 2016 was 4.7 percent, according to the U.S. Over the year, Construction added...

70 Civilians Killed in Nigeria Bombing Mistake — Red Cross 70 Civilians Killed in Nigeria Bombing Mistake — Red Cross

Two soldiers were also wounded, and an investigation would take place, he said, but it is not clear by whom and in what time frame. Some top military chiefs as well as the pilots who carried out the error bombing of a camp of Internally Displaced P...

Trump Team Wanted 'Red Square/North Korea-Style' Parade with Tanks and Missiles

Trump told the Washington Post on Wednesday he wants to show off the American military as he builds it up. That military may be flying over New York City and Washington, DC, for parades. "I could absolutely see structural support being a reason [no...

Trump era begins: United States to withdraw from TPP agreement, renegotiate NAFTA deal Trump era begins: United States to withdraw from TPP agreement, renegotiate NAFTA deal

As he was delivering his inaugural address, the White House issued statements saying Trump is pulling out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and would take immediate steps to renegotiate NAFTA . Mexico "should establish different negotiations openly, ...

Melbourne attack: Driver 'well-known' to police Melbourne attack: Driver 'well-known' to police

Hospitals have treated 37 other people injured in Friday's carnage. The youngest among the injured is a three-month-old baby who is fighting for life in The Royal Children's Hospital, where a two-year-old is in a serious condition and a nine-year-o...

Man Accused of Killed Orlando Officer Appears in Court Man Accused of Killed Orlando Officer Appears in Court

Loyd was charged Thursday evening with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer, carjacking with a firearm, aggravated assault, and wearing a bulletproof vest while committing an offense in connection with Clayt...

Here are Trump's first Presidential Tweets Here are Trump's first Presidential Tweets

But Trump's comments about same-sex marriage differ vastly from those previously made by Vice President Mike Pence, who signed an anti-LGTBQ "religious liberty" law in 2015 and supported "conversion therapy" as a member of Congress. Barack Obama has ...

Turkish parliament nears approval of presidential system Turkish parliament nears approval of presidential system

Supporters of a powerful presidency argue that a strong president would strengthen Turkey as it confronts a broad array of internal and external security threats. If the constitutional changes are approved by the public, they would go into effect in ...

Gambia: Yahya Jammeh gets a final deadline to step down Gambia: Yahya Jammeh gets a final deadline to step down

In the month and a half that followed, regional leaders scrambled to find a political solution to the impasse, flying to Banjul to negotiate with Jammeh, and raising the possibility of asylum outside of the country. The new president of Gambia, Adama...

Chaos In Melbourne As Car Intentionally Ploughs Through Pedestrians

Australian police have said that a car-ramming attack in Melbourne that killed 3 and injured more than 15, was not terrorism-related. Bateson said there was no further danger to the public, but said police "ask the public to avoid the scene"....

Dense Fog Advisory Friday Morning Dense Fog Advisory Friday Morning

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls said fog will start Thursday evening and will continue to be widespread into mid-morning Friday causing visibility to be a quarter mile or less. Fog will likely be thickest in low lying areas and near river...

United States airstrikes killed al-Qaeda operatives in Syria: Pentagon United States airstrikes killed al-Qaeda operatives in Syria: Pentagon

The official, who was speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the air strike was primarily carried out by a B-52 bomber and dropped 14 munitions. The militants killed in the Syria attack were described by the official as "core" al-Qaida members,...

Gambia's Barrow inauguration in Senegal as Jammeh stays put

Several West African leaders, including the presidents of Liberia, Mauritania and Guinea, will arrive in Gambia on Friday in a last-ditch attempt to negotiate a peaceful transition of power. "In keeping with the constitution of the Gambia and in keep...

Martin McGuinness Retires From Politics Martin McGuinness Retires From Politics

The party remains committed to breaking with Britain and uniting with the Irish Republic, though that is anathema to Northern Ireland's majority Protestants. "While his current health problems have forced him to step back from elective politics, I ...

Protests worldwide against the inauguration of Donald Trump

In London, numerous banners had diverse messages. The Bridges Not Walls movement drop a banner from Tower Bridge in London. In the Philippines earlier on Friday, about 200 demonstrators from a Philippine nationalist group rallied for about an h...

Isis destroys Tetrapylon monument in Palmyra Isis destroys Tetrapylon monument in Palmyra

The Roman amphitheater was the location of a victory concert in May by the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra of Russian Federation. Government forces and their militia allies, backed by Russian air power, took the city back from Islamic State in March, aft...

Safran in exclusive talks to acquire Zodiac Aerospace

Safran first approached Zodiac in July 2010 and was rejected by the target's board, which claimed that the combination would create little value. "The new entity would combine Safran's capabilities in landing gear, wheels and brakes, nacelles, power ...

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