Sunday November 18-th, 2018

China sets 2018 GDP target at 'around 6.5%'

The defence spending may figure in Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's work report to be submitted to the NPC which kicks off its 15 day annual session tomorrow. How much China spends on its armed forces is closely watched around the region and in Washing...

Trump reportedly wants Jared and Ivanka out of the White House Trump reportedly wants Jared and Ivanka out of the White House

Kushner is angling to defy the odds against him, which includes his father-in-law, and remain in the West Wing despite a week-long assault in the press and the downgrading of his security clearance . Earlier this week Jared Kushner's top-secret...

First look of Rajkummar-Kangana's 'Mental Hai Kya' out First look of Rajkummar-Kangana's 'Mental Hai Kya' out

The first posters of the film was released today and just like the name of the film the poster also looks insane. Kangana Ranaut will be seen donning the same look like what she dons for Aanand L Rai's film Tanu Weds Manu Returns . The film look p...

Nor'Easter Aftermath in New England Nor'Easter Aftermath in New England

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority was reporting commuter rail delays, particularly along coastal routes still recovering from weather-related problems. Further south, a window at the U.S. Capitol was also broken by high winds , accordin...

Mexico pushes back against President Trump's tweets Mexico pushes back against President Trump's tweets

If the tariffs had been implemented past year, those cars would have cost the public more than $3 billion more - money straight to the steelmakers. On Thursday, he said steel imports would face a 25% tariff and aluminium 10%. Prospects of a g...

Trump Organization out at branded hotel and tower in Panama City Trump Organization out at branded hotel and tower in Panama City

The Trump Hotel's website has since ceased offering direct bookings at the hotel. "Today, this dispute has been settled by the judges and the authorities of this country", he said, without giving further information. Fintiklis appears to want to ta...

Trump's shifting stance on guns leaves lawmakers baffled Trump's shifting stance on guns leaves lawmakers baffled

He sat there, free-associating about gun solutions, "thinking" out loud, seeming at times to endorse various Democratic ideas (raising the age ceiling on sales, maybe expanding background checks, maybe banning assault weapons) without actually commit...

China boosts military budget citing 'profound changes' China boosts military budget citing 'profound changes'

Last year's growth came in at 6.9 percent, but that was supported by a boom in bank lending and real estate sales that regulators are trying to rein in amid concern about debt that has soared to the equivalent of 270 percent of annual economic output...

China explains move to scrap presidential term limits China explains move to scrap presidential term limits

The White House did not respond to a Reuters request for comment late Saturday. As well as the proposed amendments of the Chinese constitution, other big events at the NPC could include the announcement of a new economic team, as well as the ap...

USA serial sex offender grabbed by police after 48-hour freedom USA serial sex offender grabbed by police after 48-hour freedom

The answer lies in a technicality. "The justice system completely failed in this situation". McFadden, who was serving a sentence of more than 300 years for sexually assaulting 6 children in the Grand Junction area, was freed from prison last w...

King County Sheriff: SeaTac Student Brought Gun to School This Morning King County Sheriff: SeaTac Student Brought Gun to School This Morning

Needville didn't go back on its February 20 Facebook statement, but by February 22, the school's Facebook page was no longer active. She said parents and guardians who wish to participate in the event must also complete the designated portion of the ...

Irish PM rules out formal three-way talks over Brexit

The assembly's Brexit point man Guy Verhofstadt called it "a few extra cherries on the Brexit cake", while Manfred Weber, an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, said May had her "head in the sand". "When someone definitively says something wil...

Thad Cochran to resign from Senate April 1 Thad Cochran to resign from Senate April 1

Incumbent Republican Sen. Roger Wicker is seeking re-election. Whoever wins the seat now held by Cochran will finish out the term, which ends in 2020. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky praised Cochran. The 80-year-old Cochran...

Winter storm unleashes deadly weather chaos in US Winter storm unleashes deadly weather chaos in US

Please be aware that we will also experience unusual high tides during Friday (11 am and 11 pm ish)! In areas of Santa Barbara and Montecito, where rain is expected to hit early Friday morning, mandatory evacuation orders are in place.

Porsche Flying Taxi Is Reportedly Being Considered Porsche Flying Taxi Is Reportedly Being Considered

Mr von Platen said told German magazine Automobilwoche that taking to the skies was the next logical step for manufacturers. Companies, including Ehang , Airbus , Boeing, Uber, are now working on unmanned aerial solutions to transportation.

Donald Trump Rages at Obama in Demented New Tweet Donald Trump Rages at Obama in Demented New Tweet

This is reminiscent of Trump's tweet in which he accused the Obama administration of "wire tapping" Trump Tower. The president also said that the FBI investigation into his campaign is "bigger than Watergate". FBI Director James Comey violated pr...

Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid: Simeone speaks on stopping Messi, hails Diego Costa

Lionel Messi has helped his club and country win a fair few trophies thanks to all of the goals he's scored during his career. "I don't know what would have happened if he was playing for Atletico". Valverde can now turn his attention to an away t...

Supporter of Richard Spencer aimed gun at protesters Supporter of Richard Spencer aimed gun at protesters

Then, just a few minutes before the new start time, protesters effectively sealed off the venue. Michigan State Police say they initially planned to keep the two groups separated, but protestors had migrated from their original location to a lot wh...

Former Camden Student Charged In School Threat Former Camden Student Charged In School Threat

Police say that charges will be filed against that individual. The closures came a day after the district announced it would be increasing police presence at schools as a security measure in response to the threat - a move which officials later fel...

Charity abuse scandal: watchdog examining 80 claims Charity abuse scandal: watchdog examining 80 claims

All have replied, but DFID is seeking further clarification from 37 of them, Mordaunt said. "However, my understanding of how we resolve matters is to bring in those who really know issues from the inside, and not just hear from the people at the t...

Passenger stripped naked, watched porn and attacked stewardess on flight Passenger stripped naked, watched porn and attacked stewardess on flight

He has been arrested as per the airline. "The crew on board followed the standard operating procedures to restrain the passenger and causing any further disruption to the crew and passengers onboard", the post said. The student even left his seat a...

Protecting the Presidential Seal. No Joke Protecting the Presidential Seal. No Joke

However, trying to use the official presidential seal for anything other than government business could be a federal offense and could result in up to six months in prison. Some Trump courses have featured markers with the Trump family crest. No an...

China's 2018 defense spending up 8.1% China's 2018 defense spending up 8.1%

Though China announced its military spending at about $150.5 billion past year, observers say it is considerably higher, considering it is now building two more aircraft carriers in addition to the one already in service as well as addition of new je...

Will Hodgman claims victory for the Liberal Party Will Hodgman claims victory for the Liberal Party

It is also astonishing because it is being pushed by the party that responded so well to the Port Arthur massacre". "Every single Tasmanian, every Australian, is very sensitive about what happened at Port Arthur", he told reporters in Ross.

Cricket Australia investigating David Warner-de Kock clash in the dressing room Cricket Australia investigating David Warner-de Kock clash in the dressing room

In the CCTV footage, a furious Warner, and later on Paine, were seen exchanging a few words with South African captain Faf du Plessis, who walked into the brawl with a towel wrapped around his waist from the hosts' dressing room. South Africa team ma...

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