Trump cancels meeting with New York Times

We want to have a great immigration bill. "And I want to focus on - all of these other things that we've been talking about". Conway suggested Trump's new posture is aimed at Republicans in Congress who have relentlessly investigated the former sec... More..

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by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Trump chooses women for Cabinet: Haley for UN, DeVos for Ed

President-elect Donald Trump has named activist Betsy DeVos as education secretary in his forthcoming cabinet. "Regardless of the outcome of that process, we are hopeful that the United States Department of E...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Trump taps SC Gov. Haley and charter school backer DeVos

Haley, a daughter of Indian immigrants, would be Trump's first female and first minority Cabinet-level official. That experience, combined with her Indian roots - her parents are both immigrants from the subc...More..

Comparing the 2011 and 2016 Japan earthquakes and tsunamis
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Comparing the 2011 and 2016 Japan earthquakes and tsunamis

On Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said a 7.3-magnitude natural disaster has hit the eastern part of the country's coast near the province of Fukushima and issued a tsunami warning. Soon after that the...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Pinoys in Japan safe after strong quake

The 5:59 a.m. quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 is believed to be an aftershock of the March 2011 mega-quake, the Meteorological Agency said . A tsunami warning remains in effect for Fukushima and ...More..

North Carolina's Republican Governor Is Refusing to Concede
by | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

North Carolina's Republican Governor Is Refusing to Concede

The lawsuit doesn't note any one particular race Civitas is concerned about, but it's not hard to read between the lines, especially considering the lawsuit was filed amid numerous protests to local election ...More..

Duterte to declare disputed area a no-fishing zone for all
by | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Duterte to declare disputed area a no-fishing zone for all

Talking on the sidelines of the 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting, Xi praised Duterte's visit to China last month, saying it achieved full improvement of China-Philippines ...More..

by | Monday, November 21, 2016

UK Brexit campaigner meets Trump, says he's 'full of good ideas'

Nigel Farage has become the first British politician to meet Donald Trump since he became United States president-elect. "He [Trump] was relaxed and full of good ideas". Mr Trump and Mr Farage campaigned ...More..

by | Monday, November 21, 2016

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief reassures alliance of Trump's commitment

Trump spoke favorably of Russia on the campaign trail and after his first phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin. After publicly warning President-elect Donald Trump against making any deals with Ru...More..

by | Monday, November 21, 2016

Palestinian killed in clashes at Gaza-Israel border

Gaza's health ministry says a Palestinian was killed by soldiers in clashes along the border between the territory ruled by the Islamic militant group Hamas and Israel. Another rally was organized in the Israel...More..

Dez Bryant brags on Cowboys' chemistry, and leans on it, too
by | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Dez Bryant brags on Cowboys' chemistry, and leans on it, too

The game is set for 1:00 PM ET so get ready to watch this exciting game. Fellow rookie and quarterback Dak Prescott has been on a tear this season, already with 14 touchdowns and only two interceptions. "It's...More..

Luke Kuechly suffered second concussion over past two seasons
by | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Luke Kuechly suffered second concussion over past two seasons

The Panthers had previously only confirmed that Kuechly is in the concussion protocol, which doesn't always mean a player has suffered a concussion. When Kuechly went down late in the fourth quarter last week...More..

by | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Rashid, Broad shine as England Restrict India to 204

Earlier, India was bowled out for 204 after resuming on 98-3. "As a fast bowler you have got to have niggles". The third Test will start in Mohali on November 26. Cook and Hameed stood strong and showed the...More..

Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather

When ISIS took control over the city, numerous civilians welcomed a change in governance; however, as the group began to lose control over the territory, ISIS "became paranoid and had to result to more totali...More..

by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Quake leaves cows stranded on a tiny 'island'

Turns out other cows near Kaikoura, a town on the northeast coast of country's south island, also kept their balance during the quake. (David Alexander/SNPA via AP). Water supply and sewer systems were also d...More..

AG's report exposes billions of irregular expenditure by government, SOEs
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

AG's report exposes billions of irregular expenditure by government, SOEs

According to the audit outcomes, the biggest contributors to the irregular expenditure was the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) where R13.9 billion of taxpayers' money was irregularly spent. He dep...More..

South Africa court orders release of corruption report amid anti-Zuma protests
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

South Africa court orders release of corruption report amid anti-Zuma protests

It followed an apology by Zuma after the Constitutional Court ruled that he failed to uphold the constitution in a scandal over millions of dollars in state spending on his private home. The report by the publi...More..

by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Michigan's October Unemployment Rate Increases Slightly

Andy Condon, director of the Labor Department's Office of Research, said employment indicators in Connecticut's economy are sending mixed signals. September job gains were higher than originally reported, with ...More..

Rivlin in Haryana, Indo-Israeli projects in focus
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Rivlin in Haryana, Indo-Israeli projects in focus

According to the protocol, the monument was closed for general public during the visit. He said both countries need to broaden and deepen cooperation in fields of science and technology, R and D, and innovati...More..

by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Germany's Ruling Coalition Agrees on Steinmeier as President

Merkel, who was unable to find a viable conservative candidate, told reporters Steinmeier was a "respected centrist" whose nomination stood for "stability, particularly in times of uncertainty and instability i...More..

North Korean Diplomat on Trump Election: 'We Do Not Care'
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

North Korean Diplomat on Trump Election: 'We Do Not Care'

Regardless of worldwide relations between China and North Korea, "Jin San Pang" has been a popular nickname that pokes fun at Mr. Kim's status and body size among the Chinese on the internet. "The Chinese gover...More..

by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Obama arrives at Greek Acropolis

While in Germany, Obama plans to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel. Obama is meeting with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos as part of his final foreign trip. However, he said that was only possible as long as ...More..

People Are Saying This Bird Is Trump's Hair Twin
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

People Are Saying This Bird Is Trump's Hair Twin

According to Mr Gao, pheasants have thicker and brighter feathers in winter because they bring insulation, and that is why "Little Red" has such golden feathers on his head at this time of the year. The bird's ...More..

SC Gov. Nikki Haley to meet with Donald Trump in NY
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

SC Gov. Nikki Haley to meet with Donald Trump in NY

Among others old Trump would be meeting include former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, Gen (rtd) Jack Keane, Admiral Mike Rogers and Ken Blackwell. "At a certain point, you need someone in the room who know...More..

Scott still hurt with McIlroy's Oz Open win in 2013
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Scott still hurt with McIlroy's Oz Open win in 2013

He told ESPN that he believed he had performed well at the beginning of 2016 but became frustrated as the months wore on. The tournament - a co-sanctioned event on the PGA Tour of Australasia and OneAsia Tour...More..

S Korea's Park hires lawyer ahead of questioning
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

S Korea's Park hires lawyer ahead of questioning

Regarding the leaks of classified material, Park is expected to be asked how drafts of presidential speeches ended up on Choi's tablet PC, and whether other classified information concerning foreign relations, ...More..

by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Arrests in Greece after protest during Obama visit

Obama opposed, and his comments that the USA might not come to the aid of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members who don't pay their fair share for the security alliance. 16, 2016 in Athens , Greece. He sa...More..

by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Israel backs draft bill to legalise settlements

The Supreme Court has ruled it was built on private Palestinian land and must be demolished by December 25. Yesh Din, an Israeli rights group, condemned the bill calling it "a legal stunt created to legally s...More..

Four killed in Kabul bombing
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Four killed in Kabul bombing

Earlier, the interior ministry had put the death toll at four, including two security officials. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Taliban has intensified its strikes in the c...More..

Barcelona Sign New Four-Year Sponsorship Deal With Rakuten
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Barcelona Sign New Four-Year Sponsorship Deal With Rakuten

In an announcement yesterday, the team said its new agreement with Rakuten puts it "at the forefront of sports club sponsorships". The club also have some of the world's most recognisable stars - vital ...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Greeks prepare security measures ahead of Obama visit

Athens was in lockdown today in anticipation of a visit from President Obama, who is beginning a brief valedictory tour of Europe with a visit to Greece . Minor clashes broke out in Athens Tuesday as left-w...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Raheem Kassam: I Want A Job In Donald Trump's White House

The interim Ukip leader, who was the first British politician to meet the controversial tycoon since his election success, said "petty personal differences" should be set aside. Farage had campaigned for Trump,...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Russia launches major air campaign in Syria

The pilot has successfully ejected and his life is not in danger, the ministry added. It stressed that flights were still going ahead from the aircraft carrier despite the accident. Russia's only aircraft carri...More..

Kejriwal accuses Modi of taking bribe as Gujarat CM
by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Kejriwal accuses Modi of taking bribe as Gujarat CM

Participating in a one-day special session of the Delhi Assembly, Kejriwal accused the Prime Minister of protecting his "corporate friends" and exploiting the poor. Senior Congress leader and former finance min...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Turkey issues travel warning amid anti-Trump protests in US

Ankara's bid to join the European Union dates back to the 1960s with formal talks starting in 2005. Progress on Turkey's accession has been slow, frustrating Ankara . "We should not overreact". It looks ...More..