Tuesday October 17-th, 2017

Eagle withdraws from UK Labour leadership contest

Owen Smith will take on Jeremy Corbyn for the Labour leadership after MPs and MEPs calculated that the former shadow Work and Pensions Secretary would have a better chance of winning than Angela Eagle. His backers included former party leader Ed Mili...

Turkey Pushes US to Extradite Alleged Coup Plotter Turkey Pushes US to Extradite Alleged Coup Plotter

He also said that power was shut off at all military bases, including the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey used by the USA -led coalition jets fighting the Islamic State group, because the military didn't want to risk having the conspirators us...

Boris hopes high-level meetings will keep Britain to the fore

It was a controversial appointment thanks to comments the former journalist has made about leaders including Turkey's President Tayyip Recep Erdogan and U.S. "We are talking about people now, so all sorts of statements and acts should be firmly ancho...

Michigan State football player involved in Draymond Green incident will transfer

Green was taken to the city jail and given a breathalyzer test that resulted in a blood alcohol content of.10. The arresting officer writes in the police report that he was outside Conrad's when he saw Green "open handedly slap" Edmonson across t...

Tour de France: Chris Froome retains lead after individual time trial

His time trial may have been one minute three seconds slower than Dumoulin's superb stage-winning pace, but he was nearly two minutes quicker than Mollema, who is now his closest threat for the overall lead. In a mark of respect for the victims of th...

Orlando police honor slain Dallas officers Orlando police honor slain Dallas officers

Three of the five slain officers will be laid to rest on July 13th; two funerals have already been held, though the funeral for officer Lorne Ahrens is slated for the day. July 13, 2016 . Police comprised most of the audience at the suburban Dal...

What China's actions in the South China Sea mean

In their meeting yesterday, Chinese navy chief Wu Shengli told visiting US Admiral John Richardson that China would never sacrifice its sovereignty and rights in the South China Sea, saying they are China's core interests and pivotal to the Communist...

UK Foreign Minister Grilled About His Anti-Clinton and Obama Comments

The 52-year-old Johnson once described Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as "a sadistic nurse in a mental hospital". Johnson insists all such comments have been "misconstrued". Mr Kerry, meanwhile, also defended his counterpart, and...

South Sudan president orders ceasefire after days of fighting

The number of deaths likely swelled with the heavy fighting Sunday and Monday. As fighting raged into 2015, tens of thousands of people were reported killed, and an estimated 2 million people fled their homes. Both leaders deny responsibility...

Curfew and separatist shutdown continue for 12th day in Valley

Angry employees, including women and their children, continued their sit-in protest in the compound of Relief Commissioner's Office (RCO). A police spokesperson said incidents of stone pelting in at least a dozen place across the valley in which ...

China to Hold Naval Exercises in South China Sea China to Hold Naval Exercises in South China Sea

Starting today, China will host military exercises off the east coast of its Hainan island province, its maritime administration said on its website, AFP reported. The military aircraft carried out tasks during its mission to fulfill the patrols obje...

Yale offers to rehire man who broke window depicting slaves Yale offers to rehire man who broke window depicting slaves

In a statement emailed Tuesday, Karen Peart, a Yale spokeswoman, said that Corey Menafee "has expressed deep remorse about his actions and informed us that he would like to rescind his resignation". "We are willing to take these unusual steps given...

China 'concerned' over deadly Kashmir clashes

The Kashmir valley even suffers the shortage in food and medicines. In the past 27 years, around 70,000 people have been killed and 8,000 have disappeared; tens of thousands of people have been charged for anti-national activities. The Editors Guild ...

Sanders Ends Presidential Run With Clinton Endorsement Sanders Ends Presidential Run With Clinton Endorsement

Clinton also paid homage to the life Sanders' campaign breathed into the Democratic base. I confess to having been inspired by Sanders' quixotic campaign myself, and while I'm disappointed that he has ended it in such a dismal and humiliating m...

GOP Kicks Off Convention Amid Upheaval at Home and overseas GOP Kicks Off Convention Amid Upheaval at Home and overseas

Clinton, in an interview with CBS News' Charlie Rose, said Trump has "no self-discipline, no self-control, no sense of history, no understanding of the limits of the kind of power that any president should impose upon himself". "So all we can go on...

11 dead in suspected cholera outbreak in South Sudan 11 dead in suspected cholera outbreak in South Sudan

President Kiir will be hoping that the African Union shelves its plan to deploy troops in South Sudan as it did in the case of Burundi. The approval comes on the heels of recent violent conflicts between rival factions in Juba , threatening frag...

Cow Skinning: Dalit youth dies, cop killed as violence engulfs Gujarat's Saurashtra

In Una, members of a Dalit family was beaten up for skinning a cow that died naturally. The unrest over the brutal assault on Dalits in Gujarat's Una last week, for allegedly skinning a cow, led to two deaths in Saurashtra on Tuesday. He was arrest...

France in Mourning Once More

Yet within 48 hours of the attack, the Islamic State group claimed him as one of its foot soldiers, suggesting that volatile people such as Behloul may be prone to rapid radicalization, thereby posing a hard to calculate risk for authorities.

Mike Pence: 'Trump and I have same vision'

Mike Pence has been openly critical of Donald Trump. Presuming that Christie would be selected as attorney general, Randy Bishop asked the governor: "Will you announce today , right here, that you will prosecute Hillary Clinton?". And it has". ...

Online fundraiser launched to help support fired SABC journalists financially Online fundraiser launched to help support fired SABC journalists financially

In the wake of the outcry, the SABC has insisted it will not reverse its ban on visuals of violent protests. On Friday Solidarity filed affidavits with the Constitutional Court. Analyst and media personality Eusebius McKaiser shared the SABC's lett...

Indian Kashmir protests flare, three killed as army opens fire

The meeting, which was called for reviewing the "press emergency" imposed by the government on printing and distribution of newspapers, asked the state government to own up the raids that were carried out on the printing presses during the intervenin...

Attack on Nice: French PM Valls booed at commemoration Attack on Nice: French PM Valls booed at commemoration

In recent years Nice has also seen a disproportionate number of young Muslims joining jihadist groups fighting in Syria and Iraq, prompting local authorities to put in place a range of measures meant to spot radicalization and encourage friends o...

Iowa is angry Ernst was bumped from prime time Iowa is angry Ernst was bumped from prime time

Branstad was referring to retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, who gave a long, somewhat rambling speech that went far beyond his slotted time as delegates streamed out of Quicken Loans Arena. There was no mention of shoe coverings this time, but Ernst ...

Theresa May becomes new United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May becomes new United Kingdom prime minister

Theresa May took over as Britain's new prime minister on Wednesday, promising a "bold, new, positive role" for the country less than three weeks after its seismic vote to leave the EU. Outgoing British Prime Minister David Cameron today wished co...

Sidhu had once called Kejriwal 'bhagora', 'nautanki baaz' Sidhu had once called Kejriwal 'bhagora', 'nautanki baaz'

In a jolt to BJP ahead of Punjab elections, Sidhu had yesterday resigned his Rajya Sabha membership, saying "the burden is over". Rajya Sabha deputy chairman P J Kurien also announced in the House that the Chairman has accepted the resignation of S...

Labour Party will not split, says Benn

Ms Eagle, who hoped to become Labour's first female leader, is believed to have picked up 72 nominations from MPs and MEPs compared to Mr Smith's 88. "We have got a leader that doesn't have the confidence of his members of Parliament". MPs have wit...

Thousands of Turkish police suspended

The Turkish government said Monday it detained 755 judges and prosecutors and 650 civilians as well as more than 6,100 members of security forces. "We will certainly support bringing perpetrators of the coup to justice but we also caution against a...

China conducts military exercises in the South China Sea to warn neighbors

Besides the offshore nuclear platforms, the Associated Press reported that China just announced the holding of military exercises in the South China Sea. It is feared that China will use the new islands to extend its military reach. The South China...

US Holocaust Museum calls on Pokemon GO players to log off

Visitors to Arlington National Cemetery were appalled to learn there were multiple game stops on this sacred ground, including all of Sections 36 and 39, civil rights activist Medgar Evers' grave and the final resting place of former Secretary of Sta...

Nice attacker had 'clear, recent' interest in radical Islam

Molins said that Bouhlel had in the days and two weeks prior to the July 14 attack sought to raise money through a bank loan, which was denied, a cash withdrawal and the sale of his vehicle. Despite several brushes with the law for petty crime, Lah...

Turkey engaging in 'witch hunt' on judiciary after coup attempt, analysts say

Turkish's interior ministry dismissed nearly 9,000 police officers Monday, arrested 6,000 military personnel and suspended nearly 3,000 judges over the weekend. Turkey abolished the death penalty in 2004. She said the EU ministers did not discuss w...

Turkish PM: 'We have confessions which prove Gulen's involvement in the coup'

Revealing new details of the night of the coup, Erdogan said the renegade soldiers were in control of the command and control towers at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport for hours before forces loyal to the president were able to regain contro...

Christie 'relieved' Trump picked a governor Christie 'relieved' Trump picked a governor

The Indiana governor is well-regarded by evangelical Christians for long-held opposition to abortion and gay marriage, but his hard-line ideology on social issues is sometimes at odds with Trump's own views. "I feel like I'm more involved than when...

TSMC to be Sole Supplier of A11 Chip for Apple's 'iPhone 8' TSMC to be Sole Supplier of A11 Chip for Apple's 'iPhone 8'

That deal cut Samsung out of Apple's lucrative iPhone processor manufacturing, distancing the smartphone rivals. It triggered a controversy when benchmark tests showed that devices running TSMC chips offered a better battery life than those pow...

Erdogan: Turkish People Demand Death Penalty for Attempted Coup Supporters

The General Staff said in a statement it alerted the relevant authorities, adding that the majority of members had nothing to do with the coup. "We have sent four dossiers to the United States for the extradition of the terrorist chief". Hahn said ...

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