Wednesday October 17-th, 2018

Hoyer: You know who's offensive? Nancy Pelosi

Three of the "white guys" are Republicans - Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California and White House chief of staff John Kelly. "A number of bonuses - one of the bonuses was in a union contract a...

WashPost: Sessions Tries to Find Way Back to Trump's Good Graces WashPost: Sessions Tries to Find Way Back to Trump's Good Graces

All together, 109 level I, large grower applications were received by the state, along with 76 level II, small grower applications. This week's decision by the Trump administration to free federal prosecutors to more aggressively enforce ma...

BJP, RSS are 'Hindu extremists': Siddaramaiah BJP, RSS are 'Hindu extremists': Siddaramaiah

A day after Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah linked the BJP , Bajrang Dal and VHP to terrorism, he appears to have taken a step back, and clarifed that he was referring to "Hinduva terrorism". Calling Siddaramaiah "irresponsible" for linking ...

Home launches crash by 41% in 2017 Home launches crash by 41% in 2017

Speaking about the findings, director, Kanchana Krishnan , said , "After showing signs of a promising recovery during H1 2017, Chennai residential market once again hit new lows in terms of sales and supply numbers during H2 2017. While 3.68 lakh...

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's personal attorney, files lawsuit against Fusion GPS, BuzzFeed Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's personal attorney, files lawsuit against Fusion GPS, BuzzFeed

That detail and a few others in a almost 300-page transcript released on Tuesday by Sen. Some Republicans have been critical of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, cl...

State Department revamps travel advisories to make them easier to understand State Department revamps travel advisories to make them easier to understand

Vacation destinations in Mexico such as the state of Baja California Sur, which includes Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, and the state of Quintana Roo, which includes Cancun and Cozumel, are rated Level 2 with cautions to avoid flaunting wealth...

US Government blocks proposed merger of Ant Financial and MoneyGram US Government blocks proposed merger of Ant Financial and MoneyGram

Ant Financial , which is controlled by Alibaba founder and billionaire Jack Ma, a year ago had announced its intention to acquire Dallas-based Moneygram International Inc., a move that would have helped solidify a financial presence in the USA fo...

US Davos delegation to include Mnuchin, Ross and Lighthizer US Davos delegation to include Mnuchin, Ross and Lighthizer

During today's White House press briefing, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was pressed on this matter. Trump, who is likely to advance his "America First" agenda with world leaders at this year's WEF, would be the first sitting USA president to ...

Camila Cabello Performs 'Never Be the Same' On The 'Tonight Show' Camila Cabello Performs 'Never Be the Same' On The 'Tonight Show'

While 2017 saw her dominate left, right and center with multiple hits including the massive 'Havana' featuring Young Thug , the ex-Fifth Harmony member has finally shared her debut album 'CAMILA' . They hinted that Cabello decided on her own and ...

Exiled Mugabe Ally Says Mnangagwa's Government Is 'Illegitimate' Exiled Mugabe Ally Says Mnangagwa's Government Is 'Illegitimate'

The BBC interview was done via a television link from an undisclosed location. Moyo said Mnangagwa and his deputy, Constantino Chiwenga, had "seized power through the bullet and not the ballot", and called for a return to constitutionalism.

Three soldiers injured in accident during Army Day parade rehearsal Three soldiers injured in accident during Army Day parade rehearsal

Slithering involves soldiers coming down from a hovering helicopter through a rope. After three Indian Army soldiers fell off a helicopter during a practice drill, the Indian Army has cancelled the slithering operations which was scheduled to condu...

Tamil Nadu Transport Workers Call Off 8-Day Bus Strike 'Temporarily' Tamil Nadu Transport Workers Call Off 8-Day Bus Strike 'Temporarily'

While over 17 trade unions, including the CITU and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)-backed Labour Progressive Federation ( LPF ), are taking part in the protest, the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)-backed Anna Thozhirsanga...

My relation with Kim Jong-un is very good My relation with Kim Jong-un is very good

But Hook said the idea was one of many being explored, and that the allies invited to Vancouver would be consulted. "I have relationships with people". Trump has repeatedly insulted the North Korean leader, describing him as mad and a "rocket man...

India's Aanchal Thakur scripts skiing history in Turkey, calls it 'unexpected' India's Aanchal Thakur scripts skiing history in Turkey, calls it 'unexpected'

On the 9th day of 2018, good news arrived for India in sports as Aanchal Thakur made history by winning nation's first ever global medal in skiing . Although, Roshan also made statement on lack of government support by saying, "Aanchal called me o...

CNN host throws Trump advisor off air CNN host throws Trump advisor off air

A CBS News reporter posted a transcript of the exchange between Tapper and Miller after they went off air that shows the two arguing about how fair the interview was. Tapper went on to accuse Miller of trying to filibuster the program. "I think...

Wyoming Homeless Programs Get $292K in Federal Funding Wyoming Homeless Programs Get $292K in Federal Funding

According to a HUD media statement , "HUD's Continuum of Care grants provide critically needed support to local programs on the front lines of serving individuals and families experiencing homelessness". According to HUD, its annual homeless asses...

Raising farmers income key to better agri-production: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Raising farmers income key to better agri-production: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman

The issue was discussed at length during the meeting at NITI Aayog in New Delhi where over 40 economists and experts were present. Labour reforms were also taken up and various suggestions have been made. During the session, organized by NITI Aayog...

New Website Aims To Help Support Victims Of Human Trafficking New Website Aims To Help Support Victims Of Human Trafficking

Included in the legislation is the Felony Human Trafficking Act of 2018 which would classify felony human trafficking as a violent act, ensuring that perpetrators get harsher and longer sentences. "I think we all thought of it as a surreal Hollywood ...

State Schools Chief Lauds Governor's Proposed Budget State Schools Chief Lauds Governor's Proposed Budget

Given the uncertainty at the federal level and the likelihood of more federal cuts to social programs, the governor could strike "a better balance between putting funds away for later and boosting state investment now to help more households to make ...

In China, Christians Weep As Paramilitary Police Level Their Church With Explosives In China, Christians Weep As Paramilitary Police Level Their Church With Explosives

A church in northern China's coal country that once served as the worship center for more than 50,000 congregants is no longer standing. A pastor at a nearby church, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said he saw large numbers of paramilitary pol...

Mamata Banerjee receives D Litt from Calcutta varsity Mamata Banerjee receives D Litt from Calcutta varsity

Mamata Banerjee is the first Chief Minister of West Bengal to be honoured with D.Litt degree by Calcutta University during governance. The journalists were handpicked by their organisations to attend the tour with Bengal chief minister Mamata Ba...

British PM's cabinet reshuffle marred by resignation British PM's cabinet reshuffle marred by resignation

Curtice remarked. Hamstrung by her inability to move the "big beasts" and constrained by the need to preserve the fragile balance of power over Brexit around her Cabinet table, the United Kingdom prime minister largely stuck to the status quo, k...

'Bored' Russian steals wine in ram raid with stolen tank 'Bored' Russian steals wine in ram raid with stolen tank

The unidentified man swiped the Soviet-era MT-LB amphibious vehicle - known in the West as the M-1970 - from a Murmansk driving school and went on a rampage. Footage shared on social media showed the man climbing out of a hatch, briefly inspecting ...

Elderly Christmas Cannabis Couple Arrested Again, Facing New Drug Charges Elderly Christmas Cannabis Couple Arrested Again, Facing New Drug Charges

Patrick Jiron, 80, and his 70-year-old wife, Barbara, were ordered to return to court next month to face a second set of charges stemming from a traffic stop Tuesday near Lincoln. The driver was let off with a warning, but the couple were arrested an...

1.5m Filipino devotees join Catholic procession 1.5m Filipino devotees join Catholic procession

Endless throngs of devotees, many barefooted, joined a chaotic procession for a black Jesus Christ statue in the Philippine capital on Tuesday (Jan. The Philippines is Asia's Catholic bastion with a flock of more than 80 million. The official al...

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