Wednesday May 23-rd, 2018

Cape Town drought declared a 'national disaster' Cape Town drought declared a 'national disaster'

South Africa has declared the drought which has seen Cape Town hurtling towards "Day Zero" a national disaster. However, the decision to declare a national disaster means the central government - which is run by the African National Congress (ANC) ...

Nationals rally behind Joyce's leadership but he is on notice Nationals rally behind Joyce's leadership but he is on notice

After a tense 48-hour standoff, senior Nationals MPs fell in behind the Deputy Prime Minister to fend off a partyroom insurgency that continues to threaten Mr Joyce's leadership. Mr Joyce has declared the house on his interests register, but said...

GM Korea to Close Gunsan Plant by May GM Korea to Close Gunsan Plant by May

Apparently, General Motors's decision to depart from unprofitable markets has created more issues for its business operations across South Korea , which had manufactured many Chevrolet vehicle brands that GM had offered in Europe. But, labor costs...

What We Know About The Florida School Shooting Suspect What We Know About The Florida School Shooting Suspect

A teacher at the high school where the fatal shooting occurred told CNN on Wednesday that she feels the "government has failed us and failed our kids" in responding to mass shootings. 17 people have been killed , and 5 more critically inju...

A year after the election, 100 WH staffers lacked permanent security clearances A year after the election, 100 WH staffers lacked permanent security clearances

The committee wants to know how Porter maintained his job and continued to work without security clearance after the allegations surfaced. Mr Porter's departure has raised questions about how long top staffers like White House Chief of Staff...

UK's Boris Johnson seeks to reassure Brexit skeptics UK's Boris Johnson seeks to reassure Brexit skeptics

And when asked if he would guarantee that he would not resign if the Prime Minister decides not to diverge from European Union regulations, Mr Johnson said: "We are all very lucky to serve". "To achieve this, the Government must not allow us to be ha...

Nepal elects new Communist prime minister Nepal elects new Communist prime minister

PM Deuba's address to the nation was expected on Wednesday evening, but was postponed for today since the EC submitted the results quite late, at around 8:00 pm. The Madhesi parties - Rastriya Janta Party Nepal has got 17 seats and Federal Socialist ...

Duke men's basketball sustains energy in second half for rare complete game Duke men's basketball sustains energy in second half for rare complete game

Virginia Tech shocked the nation Saturday night when the Hokies upset #2 Virginia 61-60 in an overtime thriller that will be remembered for a long time . Bagley sat out much of that game with an eye injury. Duke will also miss him on the defens...

Iranian President Rouhani arrives in Hyderabad on 3 day visit to India Iranian President Rouhani arrives in Hyderabad on 3 day visit to India

Rouhani added Iran's Chabahar Port as well as connection to Afghanistan and Central Asia is highly significant for India. He said the visit has two aspects including cultural, and political and economic. India wants to develop the gas field dis...

National Congress of American Indians surprised by Elizabeth Warren National Congress of American Indians surprised by Elizabeth Warren

Warren (once again) responded to the incident , calling it "deeply unfortunate" that the President thinks a racial slur will "shut her up". However, that does not mean the Democrat has been lying about her heritage, as she has never claimed majo...

COAS to attend moot on peace, stability in Afghanistan COAS to attend moot on peace, stability in Afghanistan

The Taliban offer of dialogue came in a statement addressed to the American people. The problem, however, is that neither is talking to the other or to the High Peace Council, which was created by the government to talk peace with the Taliban, they s...

UK Inflation Remains Stable At 3% UK Inflation Remains Stable At 3%

Rock-bottom interest rates have driven the nine-year bull market and juiced stock prices. That again stoked fears that interest rates will increase faster than expected, sending benchmark U.S bond yields to session highs and further quelling invest...

Area voters OK levy requests Area voters OK levy requests

It means Kent could lose almost 20 percent of its funding, taking direct hits to education, and halting fix projects that the district calls critical. One levy, a replacement educational programs levy is passing with 4,068 to 2,180 votes or about 65 ...

PNB detects Rs 11360 cr fraudulent transactions PNB detects Rs 11360 cr fraudulent transactions

The government recently announced a $14 billion bailout for state banks that account for most of the $147 billion of soured loans. "We are known for clean banking". The RBI is expected to inspect the books of PNB and other banks. The bank had sai...

Kozhikode: CPM leader among 6 arrested for assaulting pregnant woman Kozhikode: CPM leader among 6 arrested for assaulting pregnant woman

Sibi's wife Josna, who was four months pregnant, intervened in an effort to stop the assault but was reportedly kicked by Thampy and Prajeesh. My husband rushed me to a hospital where the doctors informed us that there was blood clot in my placenta, ...

Team USA Opens Olympic Women's Hockey Tournament With Win Over Finland Team USA Opens Olympic Women's Hockey Tournament With Win Over Finland

Finally, with just 13 seconds left in the game, Dani Cameranesi broke away from the pack amid "USA" chants and scored the final goal of the game. The lone Olympics Canada didn't win gold in (1998), they got silver in. 14 is set for 8 p.m. on NBCSN....

Commonwealth Games chiefs red-faced after ticket gaffe Commonwealth Games chiefs red-faced after ticket gaffe

About 14,000 tickets have been sent out in the past few days with the date Thursday, April 4 - but the opening ceremony is on Wednesday, April 4. Tickets for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games opening ceremony have been sent out with the wrong ...

Russia May Block Youtube And Instagram Russia May Block Youtube And Instagram

The opposition leader also noted that Rybka's video filmed weeks before the 2016 U.S. election captured a conversation about former U.S. State Department employee Victoria Nuland, and connected the Deripaska-Prikhodko conversation to speculation th...

Looking Back at Olympic Star Adam Rippon Looking Back at Olympic Star Adam Rippon

Indeed, Olympic greats like Michelle Kwan have told stories of the sacrifices her family made to help her achieve her figure skating dreams, like hand-sewing her costumes and working longer hours to help pay the bills. "I really admire that par...

Pocan Slams Trump Administration's Budget Proposal Pocan Slams Trump Administration's Budget Proposal

That combination in the $4.4 trillion budget plan submitted Monday to Congress steps far back from Trump's promises past year to balance the federal budget. Furthermore, President Trump expressed his sentiments on their previous meeting about in...

Mitt Romney is back. Will he be a thorn in Trump's side? Mitt Romney is back. Will he be a thorn in Trump's side?

Trump and Mr. Romney. The president wished the former governor good luck in his future endeavors. "There will be tension there I'm sure", Kevin Madden, a senior adviser and spokesman for Romney's 2012 presidential campaign, told ABC News of Romne...

Russian Federation eyes multi-million-dollar Saudi investment deals, Aramco IPO Russian Federation eyes multi-million-dollar Saudi investment deals, Aramco IPO

USA crude output hit a record 10.27 million barrels per day, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday, making it a bigger producer than Saudi Arabia . Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation have through 2017 undertaken the lion's share o...

Apple's New HomePod Is Leaving Mysterious White Rings On Wood Tables Apple's New HomePod Is Leaving Mysterious White Rings On Wood Tables

The new Siri-powered HomePod smart speaker has been leaving ring marks on people's wooden surfaces, it seems, and it might be par for the course, says Apple. The website's founder, Stuart Miles, told the BBC that a speaker left a mark on his kitc...

"'Embodies the American Dream " | Local Korean community reacts to Chloe Kim gold

The California-based snowboarder, born to South Korean immigrants, was all about snacking leading up to her performance. She has exceeded every one. According to ESPN , on her first run, which kept her in the lead the entire competition until she ...

Cavaliers bailed on deadline deal for DeAndre Jordan Cavaliers bailed on deadline deal for DeAndre Jordan

According to Wojnarowski, that's the risk Altman was willing to take. Altman knew he had a deal with the Lakers in place. They probably could have still paved a path to a Hill deal with Sacramento, but would Hill and Jordan have been enough to right ...

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