Wednesday May 23-rd, 2018

Aly Raisman: Olympic Coach Knew About Larry Nassar's Abuse Aly Raisman: Olympic Coach Knew About Larry Nassar's Abuse

But she has not yet received a commitment. Nassar molested girls, including many gymnasts, who sought treatment for injuries. Nassar was last month sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for his crimes after days of harrowing victim-impact testim...

Trump calls Wall Street slide a 'big mistake' given overall economic growth Trump calls Wall Street slide a 'big mistake' given overall economic growth

President Donald Trump's call in the State of the Union address last week for a new era of bipartisan cooperation seems like a distant memory. It fell on news that for the first time in a while the tightness of the labor market and infusion of c...

SoftBank prepares for telecoms IPO, CEO aims for this year SoftBank prepares for telecoms IPO, CEO aims for this year

Swiss Re has a market cap equal to about $33 billion, said the journal. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. X Shares in Japan-based Softbank ( SFTBY ) rose 3.8% on Tokyo's stock exchange, as it also reported fiscal third-...

Rand Paul blocking spending vote, says can't 'look the other way'

Rand Paul, who delayed the passage of the bill by calling a vote on an amendment he proposed to prove that the planned $300-billion hike violated the government 's commitment to rein in federal spending. Even people whom you might expect to vote no ...

Should North Koreans get Samsung phones donated to the Olympics? Should North Koreans get Samsung phones donated to the Olympics?

The global community needed to remain united and firm in implementing sanctions. In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 photo, the chartered flight carrying South Korean skiers and officials, takes off for North Korea at Yangyang International Airport ...

Energy, security, trade to top Modi's agenda in three-nation tour Energy, security, trade to top Modi's agenda in three-nation tour

The Indian leader is also visiting the United Arab Emirates and Oman as part of a four-day trip to the region. Mr Kumar added that ties with the Gulf countries were not just about the large Indian population but also an effort "to broad base our ...

Pence meets S. Korean leader, vows United States support Pence meets S. Korean leader, vows United States support

Pence received a briefing on missile defense with U.S. Northern Command at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage. Pence, who is set to lead the USA delegation to the opening ceremonies Friday, made the announcement in Japan Wednesday, follow...

Last Winter Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected Last Winter Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected

Russia was banned from taking part in the Games in December after the International Olympic Committee found the country had engaged in "systemic manipulation" of anti-doping rules, though Russian athletes who could prove they were clean were "invit...

Senate Hopes to Approve Budget Deal; White House Praises Measure Senate Hopes to Approve Budget Deal; White House Praises Measure

Brokered by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the budget accord will increase military and domestic spending alike, lifting what were arbitrary caps on their growth imposed in 2011. Immigration: Leave divisive imm...

Helicopters from Canada won't be used for attacks: Philippines defence head Helicopters from Canada won't be used for attacks: Philippines defence head

According to a report, the Philippines signed a deal with Canada on February 7 for the sale of 16 combat utility choppers worth $233.36 million, or roughly P12 billion pesos. Canadian ambassador to Manila John Holmes said Wednesday the versatility of...

Theresa May refuses to exclude NHS contracts from United States trade deals Theresa May refuses to exclude NHS contracts from United States trade deals

Theresa May has come under fire for failing to guarantee that the USA will be able to access NHS contracts as part of a future trade deal. Number 10 said Mrs May and Mr Trump agreed the passage of the Act was "vital for our collective security".

Pope sends condolences to Taiwan after earthquakes Pope sends condolences to Taiwan after earthquakes

It's the aftermath of a powerful 6.4 magnitude quake that struck the city of Hualien on Tuesday. Authorities revised the number of people who were still missing down from about 60 to seven on Thursday evening. The government also said it would take...

North Korea holds military parade on eve of Olympics in South North Korea holds military parade on eve of Olympics in South

There is speculation on social media in South Korea about whether Ms Kim will meet Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, or United States president Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, who is attending the closing ceremony. Pence will head the USA governm...

Traders Secrets on Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL), Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)

The fund owned 26,623 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock after selling 26,003 shares during the period. The stock decreased 0.89% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $33.36. Fiera Cap holds 0.01% of its portfolio in W...

Weather: Cold with wintry showers Weather: Cold with wintry showers

There is a chance of a stray shower Monday and Tuesday , with better rain chances for Wednesday . However, skies will turn a little cloudier towards the end of the night. Sunshine sticks around Friday with highs in the mid to upper 50s, but cloud...

Online registrations begin for NEET 2018 Online registrations begin for NEET 2018

The application process is set to commence from today (as per the notification pasted below), while the last date is set for 9th March 2018. However, this rule is not applicable for students from Jammu and Kashmir , Assam, and Meghalaya. The candida...

OMB is preparing for lapse in government funding OMB is preparing for lapse in government funding

The official said OMB had contacted government agencies seven days ago, telling them to be prepared for the possibility of government shutdown , and on Thursday OMB emailed the agencies, advising them to get their plans together and to update staff ...

Congress set to vote on bipartisan spending package Congress set to vote on bipartisan spending package

Hopes for a midafternoon Senate vote were dashed by Rand Paul , R-Ky., who was holding the measure up - for now - in hopes of winning a vote to reverse its spending increases. Rick Scott. "This spending proposal is disgusting and reckless - the bi...

Russian athletes to hold Olympic flag during PyeongChang opening ceremony Russian athletes to hold Olympic flag during PyeongChang opening ceremony

Global News sat down with several of Canada's top athletes and medal contenders to discuss their goals, dreams and what fuels their quest for Olympic glory in PyeongChang . The men's downhill skiing training sessions continue. Rep. Yoo Ki-june,...

North Korea's Military Parade Comes at a Bad Time for Trump North Korea's Military Parade Comes at a Bad Time for Trump

Tape delay or not, the parade was watched closely in South Korea, where Pence arrived Thursday. Neither Kim Yo Jong nor Kim Yong Nam are among the North Korean officials blacklisted under United Nations sanctions over the North's weapons programm...

Renuka Chowdhury Moves Privilege Motion Against Kiren Rijiju For Posting 'Objectionable' Video Renuka Chowdhury Moves Privilege Motion Against Kiren Rijiju For Posting 'Objectionable' Video

The privilege motion was put up by Renuka after; Kiren Rijiju posted a video clip from the 1980s television serial " Ramayana ", in which the mythical character Surpanakha, the sister of Ravana, is seen laughing loudly. As Modi sought to shear th...

Reaction: Cleveland Cavaliers trade Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye to Los Angeles Lakers Reaction: Cleveland Cavaliers trade Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye to Los Angeles Lakers

It's been a insane season for Thomas , who had surgery during the offseason and then was traded to the Cavs in the big Kyrie Irving deal. Yeah that's real exciting. Thomas played for Washington from 2008-11, averaging 16.4 points and 4.0 as...

New HomePod Purchases Are Delayed as Apple's Smart Speaker Starts Shipping New HomePod Purchases Are Delayed as Apple's Smart Speaker Starts Shipping

If you've used Apple's AirPods, the initial HomePod experience won't be too unfamiliar. Early HomePod reviews have been somewhat mixed , but one thing nearly every reviewer agreed on was that sound quality is phenomenal and blows away the smart ...

US Coast Guard make contact with missing captain, 2 fishermen near Jacksonville US Coast Guard make contact with missing captain, 2 fishermen near Jacksonville

Commander Stephen Hart. Twenty minutes later, the third mayday came in but the Coast Guard couldn't get in touch with the boater and no other information was given with the distress call, making it hard for searchers to pinpoint a location.

Trump weighs in on stock market turbulence Trump weighs in on stock market turbulence

Panel Republicans share the Democrats' frustration when it comes to Bannon, who they believe must be compelled to testify in their probe if the committee's subpoenas are to have any weight at all. Trump said the GOP memo showed the Federal Bureau of ...

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