Friday August 17-th, 2018

South Africa urges patience in Zuma talks South Africa urges patience in Zuma talks

Addressing an ANC rally in the eastern province of Mpumalanga, Gwede Mantashe said ANC officials should be fearless and must be able to make hard decisions, but leaders had a duty to "analyze and mitigate risks". "Don't fight someone who is not fight...

Nancy Pelosi Government Shutdown Gambit Shows Where her Interests Lie Nancy Pelosi Government Shutdown Gambit Shows Where her Interests Lie

During her marathon address, which clocked in at eight hours and seven minutes, Pelosi only consumed water and did not sit or take a single bathroom break. "Negotiations to start now!" he added Friday after he ended the shutdown, though Kelly has neg...

Las Vegas gunman had anti-anxiety meds in system Las Vegas gunman had anti-anxiety meds in system

According to the report of Las Vegas Review Journal newspaper Friday, Mandalay Bay will renumber floors 31 through 34 as floors 56 through 59, while room 32135 where Paddock stayed would never be opened to guests. A preliminary report released last...

Duterte wants end to conditional US, Canada arms deals Duterte wants end to conditional US, Canada arms deals

He announced the cancellation of the chopper deal with Canada in a subsequent speech. "We will really use these weapons invariably against the rebels and terrorists", he said on Friday, according to a transcript provided by his office. The columnis...

Nancy Pelosi Defended Dreamers for Eight Hours Straight in Four-Inch Heels Nancy Pelosi Defended Dreamers for Eight Hours Straight in Four-Inch Heels

Tim Ryan , D-Ohio, who challenged Pelosi for her leadership position in late 2016. US Senate leaders have reached a two-year budget deal to raise government spending by nearly $300 billion. "I'd love to see a shutdown if we can't get this stuff...

Shoot Me, Don't Jail Me, Philippines' Duterte Tells Hague Court Prosecutor Shoot Me, Don't Jail Me, Philippines' Duterte Tells Hague Court Prosecutor

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday declared himself beyond the jurisdiction of an International Criminal Court probe into thousands of deaths in his " drugs war", claiming local laws do not specifically ban extrajudicial killings.

Pence didn't snub North Koreans intentionally, officers say Pence didn't snub North Koreans intentionally, officers say

The U.S. and its allies are not ruling out military action against North Korea , Vice President Mike Pence told NBC News . Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned South Korean President Moon Jae-in not to fall for North Korea's "smile dip...

N.Korean leader invites S.Korea's Moon to the North - president's office N.Korean leader invites S.Korea's Moon to the North - president's office

Still, it wouldn't be South Korea if people weren't asking the perennial question when it comes to North Korea changing gears and showering its rival with apparent affection: What's in it for Pyongyang? The Abe administration is in favor of maintai...

Galaxy S8, S8 Plus Oreo Update Now Rolling Out OTA in Germany Galaxy S8, S8 Plus Oreo Update Now Rolling Out OTA in Germany

Although the Galaxy S9 is expected to be made available with only 128GB, it offers customers the ability to expand via its onboard microSD slot. It's better to stay put at this time and wait for more information on the Exynos 9810 and then we'll ...

United Nations chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

An inter-Korean summit would be the third of its kind, after Kim's father and predecessor Kim Jong Il met the South's Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun in 2000 and 2007 respectively, both of them in Pyongyang. Reviving inter-Korean talks is key to the po...

Manohar Parrikar trolled mercilessly over 'Girls who drink beer' statement Manohar Parrikar trolled mercilessly over 'Girls who drink beer' statement

The rest will be as per the law", he said. Several leaseholders had approached the high court seeking second renewal of mining leases. Manohar Parrikar , while speaking on the use of drugs in educational institutes, said that the government has laun...

With military parade, Kim Jong Un thumbs nose at US

Warmbier's son Otto was sentenced to 15 years of prison hard labor in North Korea after being found guilty of stealing a propaganda poster from his hotel in Pyongyang while visiting as a tourist. If Moon accepts Pyongyang's invitation and meets with ...

Cavaliers Roster & Starting Lineup Updated After Trade Deadline Cavaliers Roster & Starting Lineup Updated After Trade Deadline

After dealing Isaiah Thomas and Channing Frye to the Lakers on Thursday, the team made more moves. The Jazz sent Hood to Cleveland and Johnson to Sacramento. Hood was the second-leading scorer on the Jazz, averaging a career-high 16.8 points pe...

The Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony, Tonight on KSBW 8! The Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony, Tonight on KSBW 8!

The last time a South Korean president invited North Korean officials to the presidential Blue House was in November 2007, when late liberal President Roh Moo-hyun, the political mentor of Moon, hosted then-North Korean premier Kim Yong Il for a lunc...

Indian PM embarks on Mideast tour, to engage in Indian PM embarks on Mideast tour, to engage in "temple diplomacy"

Modi will also lay a wreath at the memorial for Yasser Arafat , a close friend of India who headed the Palestine Liberation Organization and later the Palestinian National Authority till his death in 2004. "These standalone visits to Israel and no...

US spies bilked for RM393,000 by Russian peddling Trump secrets US spies bilked for RM393,000 by Russian peddling Trump secrets

The Russian claimed the information would link the president and his associates to Russia. The Shadow Brokers - a group that has given hackers tools to infect millions of computers paralyzing hospitals, factories and businesses worldwid - reportedly ...

Trump speechwriter resigns after abuse allegations

Rumors have begun swirling around the fate of John Kelly , the White House chief of staff , who has found himself at the center of a firestorm in recent days amid allegations that a top Trump administration staffer had abused his ex-wives.

Black History Month, not week Black History Month, not week

I started to realize just how much black people have contributed to history and as uplifting as it was, I was troubled by the fact that it was limited to one single month of the year. "It's important that with any issue we don't sit there and talk on...

Mary Lou McDonald to become Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald to become Sinn Fein president

Mary Lou McDonald will today replace Gerry Adams as the president of Sinn Fein following his decision to step down after 34 years as the figurehead of the Irish republican movement. "It took nearly from 1976/77 to 1994 before there was the first ce...

Modi Pledges $40 Million for Palestinian Development Modi Pledges $40 Million for Palestinian Development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday concluded his historic Palestine visit, the first by any Indian Prime Minister. The honour was bestowed upon Mr. Abbas said he had "fruitfull and constructive" talks with Prime Minister Modi and he updated ...

Senate approves free spending budget bill 71-28; House vote to follow Senate approves free spending budget bill 71-28; House vote to follow

The US Senate and House of Representatives were expected to vote on a proposed budget deal on Thursday that would avert another government shutdown but that has angered fiscal conservatives who complain it would lead to a $1 trillion defici...

US stocks end sharply up after entering 'correction' US stocks end sharply up after entering 'correction'

The surge in volatility on Monday, which sent the VIX spiking to multi-year highs in just hours, led to the implosion of products created to bet against volatility, exacerbating markets stresses in a rapid unwind. "Based on fundamentals, this is a ...

Costco reports strong comp sales in January

Insiders have sold 102,296 shares of company stock valued at $19,323,086 over the last 90 days. Based on an average daily volume of 2,186,073 shares, the short-interest ratio is now 4.5 days. Therefore 12% are positive. Manulife Financial Corp. had 1...

Hardik Patel meets Mamata Banerjee, gets offer to join Trinamool Congress Hardik Patel meets Mamata Banerjee, gets offer to join Trinamool Congress

At their meeting, Patel also received an open invitation to join the Trinamool Congress anytime soon he is looking to join a political party. "Congress and Trinamool Congress are the two biggest opposition forces in the country right now".

Goa Minister Vijai Sardesai Calls Domestic Tourists 'Scum Of The Earth' Goa Minister Vijai Sardesai Calls Domestic Tourists 'Scum Of The Earth'

Sardesai also contradicted Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar , who had set a target of attracting almost one crore annual tourists to the state. "They will like to recreate a Haryana in Goa", Sardesai said. "We can not make Goa another Gurugram". ...

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