Friday May 25-th, 2018

Cape Town gets 10bn litres of water Cape Town gets 10bn litres of water

Groenewald explains the process of opening the valves at 11 am on Tuesday morning in the Palmiet River area all the way to the Steenbras Dam. "When this desalinated water was blended with 70 % dam water the result would be an increase in tariffs of j...

Trump's military parade is one massive troll, complete with tanks Trump's military parade is one massive troll, complete with tanks

Pentagon spokesperson Charlie Summers said officials are "looking at options". Trump attended the annual Bastille Day parade in July of a year ago and hasn't stopped raving about it since, including by expressing his desire for a similar Jul...

What the FBI/FISA Memo Really Tells Us About Our Government What the FBI/FISA Memo Really Tells Us About Our Government

The House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously to approve the release of a memo authored by ranking member Adam Schiff which disputes the key points in a rival memo by chairman Devin Nunes that was released last week . Mueller's investigator...

Trump says DACA deal without border wall is 'total waste of time' Trump says DACA deal without border wall is 'total waste of time'

Nunes said Democrats have repeatedly claimed there was collusion between Russians and the Trump campaign, but "keep coming up with goose eggs" in trying to prove it. Instead of tweeting false smears, the American people would appreciate it if y...

Pence leaves for Asia with stern message on North Korea Pence leaves for Asia with stern message on North Korea

Pyeongchang is about 80 miles east of Seoul - South Korea's capital - and 60 miles south of the Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea. The ferry is suspected to have been used to smuggle illicit funds and North Korean spies in th...

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM over Sitharaman's refusal to disclose Rafale price Rahul Gandhi attacks PM over Sitharaman's refusal to disclose Rafale price

Rahul's reaction came a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party made a decision to forge an alliance with newly floated Nationalist Democratic Peoples Party led by former chief minister Neiphiu Rio for the February 27 assembly polls in Nagaland.

FA Cup history made, eight gems in thumping FA Cup history made, eight gems in thumping

With a club-record FA Cup win for Swansea, the revival under new manager Carlos Carvalhal continued. There was, though, to be no fairytale comeback for the Sky Bet League Two promotion chasers, as Abraham scored again in first-half stoppage tim...

A 'Get Out' Sequel? Jordan Peele is 'Seriously' Considering It A 'Get Out' Sequel? Jordan Peele is 'Seriously' Considering It

It's not hard to see why Peele would choose to shift his focus elsewhere, as his directorial debut Get Out continues to gather wins and nominations from every prestigious award show. When accepting a prize at this past weekend's Director's Guild of...

Justin Trudeau Wants You To Say 'Peoplekind' Instead Of 'Mankind'… Justin Trudeau Wants You To Say 'Peoplekind' Instead Of 'Mankind'…

At this point Trudeau made a decision to dive into political correctness headfirst."We like to say peoplekind ", he said, interrupting her. As she goes on to explain the issue she mentions that maternal love is the love that is going to change the f...

Congress nears budget deal; Trump says he would 'love' a shutdown Congress nears budget deal; Trump says he would 'love' a shutdown

The legislation did win the backing of a Senate Democrat, Dick Durbin , who has been central to the fight for Dreamers. Waldman acknowledged that Trump said he is eager to sign an immigration deal, and he acknowledged that Democrats can't force ...

The House Memo, Questions and Answers The House Memo, Questions and Answers

Trump's attack on California Rep. Adam Schiff came before a planned meeting of the House intelligence panel Monday, where the committee is expected to consider whether to release a Democratic rebuttal memo . "To say that that's the end of the in...

Paul Ryan Deletes Tax-Cut Tweet Paul Ryan Deletes Tax-Cut Tweet

House Speaker Paul Ryan deleted a tweet on Saturday cheering a $1.50 increase to a Pennsylvania school secretary's weekly pay because of a $1.5 trillion tax cut after it drew criticism that he was out of touch with ordinary Americans. The tweet, ...

Why Trump's March 5 deadline is all but moot Why Trump's March 5 deadline is all but moot

Trump used the hour-and-20-minute speech, given annually by presidents to Congress, to try to overcome doubts about his presidency at a time when he is battling a probe into his campaign's alleged ties with Russian Federation and suffering low job ap...

Pence doesn't rule out talks with North Korea at Olympics Pence doesn't rule out talks with North Korea at Olympics

Pence will also have to balance the delicate relationship between Moon and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who approach the North Korea threat differently. The sight of Warmbier alongside Pence will serve to "remind the world of the atrocities ...

FBI special agent says he's leaving over political attacks against the bureau FBI special agent says he's leaving over political attacks against the bureau

Democrats said the four-page Republican document mischaracterizes highly sensitive classified information and was meant to undermine Special Counsel Robert Mueller's criminal probe into possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign to s...

VP Pence traveling to Asia, aims to counter North Korea VP Pence traveling to Asia, aims to counter North Korea

He will hold symbolic events of his own to highlight the North's human rights abuses and nuclear ambitions, according to White House officials. Pence will also visit a memorial for 46 South Korean sailors killed in 2010 in the sinking of a warship ...

Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Wednesday into Wednesday night

NW flow continues to produce scattered snow showers today across SW Montana mostly over area mountains and passes but at times reaching the valley floor. Snow will continue during the evening before tapering off around midnight. The snow tapers off b...

'Frasier' actor John Mahoney dead at 77 'Frasier' actor John Mahoney dead at 77

Born in Blackpool, England, he came to the United States aged 19 after his sister who was living in IL sponsored him. Mahoney starred in the Broadway revival of the play Prelude to a Kiss , as well as the plays Better Late and The Outgoing Tide ...

Rs 5 Cr alloted for Satellite terminal development at Cherlapalli Rs 5 Cr alloted for Satellite terminal development at Cherlapalli

The South Western Railway's pink book, detailing sanctioned works and outlay for the year 2018-19, put the suburban rail cost at Rs 12,061.1 crore, to be equally shared by the state and the Centre. The East Coast Railways ( ECoR) has received an allo...

Congress Seva Dal worker shot dead in road rage case; suspect absconding Congress Seva Dal worker shot dead in road rage case; suspect absconding

Deputy Commissioner of Police (North-West) Aslam Kham said, "Mehra was a businessman and stayed in Delhi's Geeta Colony". The accused fled after shooting the victim. Police reached the spot and found that the bullet pierced Mehra's left side of the c...

Work Grinds to Plod Amid Memo Battle, Trump Attacks Work Grinds to Plod Amid Memo Battle, Trump Attacks

The committee rejected that move last week, with one Republican member saying revisions are needed so the memo will not endanger national security. While Trump has the power to block the memo from being released , the White House said it would...

Duterte stops foreign exploration at ph Rise Duterte stops foreign exploration at ph Rise

While no names were mentioned, a foreign ministry spokesman in Beijing stressed past year that the Philippines could not claim the area as its territory. The Philippine Rise is a 25-million hectare continental shelf, which extends from the eastern sh...

House GOP working on averting another shutdown House GOP working on averting another shutdown

The bill also would strengthen border security, but it wouldn't provide the $25 billion Trump wants for a U.S. -Mexico border wall. The rest of the government would continue to be funded at 2017 levels through late March. "They want to do it their wa...

Russia Threatens No One By Deploying Iskander Systems in Kaliningrad Russia Threatens No One By Deploying Iskander Systems in Kaliningrad

The RIA news agency quoted a senior lawmaker as saying yesterday that Moscow had deployed the advanced missiles to its Kaliningrad exclave on the Baltic Sea. Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has expressed grave concern, calling the missiles ...

Larry Nassar Sentenced to 40 to 125 Years in Prison Larry Nassar Sentenced to 40 to 125 Years in Prison

A judge on Monday ordered Nassar's third and final sentence: 40 to 125 years in prison. Three directors resigned on Monday amid criticism that the organization failed to protect its athletes from Nassar. Among those who testified against Nassar...

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