Tuesday November 20-th, 2018

Shiv Sena rift: Will Uddhav Thackeray's gamble work? Shiv Sena rift: Will Uddhav Thackeray's gamble work?

Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray's elevation as a Shiv Sena leader is an attempt by the party to reach out to the educated, cosmopolitan Marathi youth, claim party leaders. "When the allies of NDA are being sidelined in setting this target , why th...

US Partisan Divide Over Israel Reaches Historic High US Partisan Divide Over Israel Reaches Historic High

Never has there been a greater divide between Democrats and Republicans on the subject of Israel in forty years of polling, according to a new survey published on Tuesday. The survey did not question Muslims, but an indication of how they feel abou...

Trump to unveil new immigration proposal on Monday Trump to unveil new immigration proposal on Monday

Protests broke out in front of the White House and the Justice Department and in cities across the country soon after Sessions's announcement. Sanders said the new White House offer will represent "a compromise that members of both parties can su...

Nomination of Sam Brownback to be Religious Freedom Ambassador Advances Nomination of Sam Brownback to be Religious Freedom Ambassador Advances

The senate made a motion to reconsider Brownback's confirmation, that will be laid before President Donald Trump , though Trump is unlikely to approve the motion. Vice President John Calhoun holds the ultimate record with 31 tie-breaking votes. Tr...

Increased Security Measures for Padmaavat Screenings in Mumbai Increased Security Measures for Padmaavat Screenings in Mumbai

Earlier, a mob estimated estimated at around 2,000 people went on the rampage targeting three multiplexes in the city. " Padmavat " is all set for release on January 25 in nearly all parts of the country excluding states like Gujarat, Madhya Prad...

Former Maryland man confirmed to lead USA health department Former Maryland man confirmed to lead USA health department

A 50-year-old Ivy League-educated lawyer, Azar says he has four main priorities for the health department: help curb the cost of prescription drugs; make health insurance more affordable and available; continue bipartisan efforts to focus Medicare ...

United Kingdom expects Brexit transition deal by 'end of March'

He told Davis during the committee hearing that forcing the U.K.to accept the rule of the ECJ and abide by the regulations of the single market during the transition period would make Britain "a vassal state". What happens where that's not exactly ...

Merkel warns 'protectionism not the answer' to world problems Merkel warns 'protectionism not the answer' to world problems

Late Monday it announced steep tariffs on imports of solar panels and large washing machines, angering China and South Korea. Trump's visit has sparked scattered, small protests in Switzerland and some participants among the 3,000 on hand say he'...

Zimbabwe president promises elections by July, to respect result Zimbabwe president promises elections by July, to respect result

Attending his first worldwide conference since replacing former president Robert Mugabe through a military action, Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has not only put a new face to the leadership of the country, but a new message as well - tha...

Perdue Says Trump Sees Benefits of NAFTA for Farmers Perdue Says Trump Sees Benefits of NAFTA for Farmers

Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland is meeting in Montreal this week with Mexico's Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo and U.S. Many Canadian officials, however, are downbeat about the talks amid uncertainty over whether Washi...

In Brazil, Court Will Determine If Former President Will Run Again In Brazil, Court Will Determine If Former President Will Run Again

Despite the conviction and four other corruption probes against him, Lula remains Brazil's most influential politician, loved by Brazilians who benefited from social programs that lifted 30 million people out of poverty during his presidency from 2...

Trump Ad: Dems 'Complicit' in Murders by Illegal Immigrants Trump Ad: Dems 'Complicit' in Murders by Illegal Immigrants

Trump for President, Inc. Schumer's office called the ad a "shameless attempt" by the president to distract from the shutdown. Beck Bennett stepped in for the role of Dr. "And let me tell you, his grip is unnaturally strong", he said. Trump's ...

Florida players suspended for credit card fraud back with team Florida players suspended for credit card fraud back with team

That group includes wide receiver Antonio Callaway , defensive end Jordan Smith , defensive tackle Richerd Desir-Jones and offensive lineman Kadeem Telfort . Callaway, UF's top receiver in recent years, entered the National Football League draft w...

TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of snow showers TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of snow showers

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. The weather service predicts steady winds between 18 to 20 miles per hour, with gusts up to 30 miles per hour. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 miles...

Pak continues to shell areas alongside LoC, IB in Jammu Pak continues to shell areas alongside LoC, IB in Jammu

Meanwhile, the death toll in border firing is up to 12 since in the last five days. On Sunday, Signalman Chandan Kumar Rai was killed in Mendhar sector on the Line of Control . Sepoy Rai is the fourth soldier to have been killed in the last 36 hours...

Albany Toys R Us to close Albany Toys R Us to close

Most of the stores listed by the company will close by mid-April and going-out-of-business sales will begin in February. Stores in the Monroeville, Washington and Beaver Valley malls will also close their doors. There were also rumors a year ago o...

Cecile Richards reportedly plans to step down as Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards reportedly plans to step down as Planned Parenthood president

These sources told BuzzFeed that Richards has confided in several colleagues about her intentions to retire. Richards, 60, has been president of Planned Parenthood since 2006. Pushing for a woman's ability to have an abortion has landed Richard...

Shopian encounter: Bodies of slain terrorists recovered Shopian encounter: Bodies of slain terrorists recovered

Official sources said that two teenage girls sustained injuries in fresh police and paramilitary forces action. Sources added that when forces zeroed in the suspected house, militants fired some round on the search party that turned into encounter....

Twin boys granted different legal citizenship status Twin boys granted different legal citizenship status

Andrew Dvash-Banks, an American citizen, and Elad Dvash-Banks, an Israeli, met while studying in Israel . Because one son was conceived with the sperm of one father and the other son with the sperm of the other father, one of these fraternal twins i...

Nick Foles Super Bowl MVP Odds Nick Foles Super Bowl MVP Odds

Fans don't play the game, they only buy tickets and cheer and that certainly doesn't give them a right to act like fools and treat the players like crap. Now he's headed to Minnesota to face Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in the Super Bo...

Presidents Club to close in United Kingdom following allegations about charity dinner Presidents Club to close in United Kingdom following allegations about charity dinner

Labour's shadow families minister Emma Lewell-Buck said she was "absolutely appalled" Mr Zahawi had gone to the "shameful event", asking: "What sort of message does he think that sends out?" " Hands up skirts, hands on bums , hands on hips, hands o...

Criticized earlier for silence, Trump tweets about Kentucky shooting | Lexington Herald Leader Criticized earlier for silence, Trump tweets about Kentucky shooting | Lexington Herald Leader

The youth will be charged with two counts of murder and multiple counts of assault, Darnall said. Other groups may expand the characterization to include school-like settings, like the aforementioned school bus shooting . "I can't even imagine the...

Malaysia's Dec inflation rate at 3.5 pct y/y, meets forecast Malaysia's Dec inflation rate at 3.5 pct y/y, meets forecast

This is a 1.1 percentage points lower than the corresponding average of 6.4% in 2016. Transport rose 3.2% in the December 2017 quarter, influenced by higher petrol prices (up 6.1%) and global air fares (up 11%). "Petrol prices were up in the Decemb...

Even the Pope thinks fake news is a scourge Even the Pope thinks fake news is a scourge

Pope Francis closed his Message for the 52 World Day of Social Communications by inviting everyone to promote a journalism of peace . The pope has been the target of fake news a number of times, including one story produced by a now-defunct ...

Melania Trump cancels plans to fly with Trump to Davos

After a Wall Street Journal report that President Donald Trump's lawyer arranged a $130,000 payment for an adult-film star's silence about a sexual encounter in 2006, First Lady Melania Trump canceled her trip to Davos . The meeting with Kagam...

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