Wednesday July 18-th, 2018

Political will and gender equality Political will and gender equality

The overall achievement of women in the political arena exceeds most nations worldwide, with the island producing first female opposition leader in the Commonwealth, and as some nations still are aiming to elect their first female leader - Bermuda ...

General Says China Needs To Arm South China Sea Islands General Says China Needs To Arm South China Sea Islands

Within China, officials and trade experts have expressed frustration at what they see as Mr. Trump's fixation on the trade deficit, saying the imbalance is mainly a result of Americans' lavish spending on foreign-made goods and that it can't be solve...

Pence touts tax overhaul for Iowa, Nebraska Pence touts tax overhaul for Iowa, Nebraska

And he claimed that the Republican tax cuts will save a typical Kentucky family $2,100 a year. "Right here in Council Bluffs, your congressman, David Young, was telling me about a friend of his named Joe who's already getting more than a hundred do...

Netflix In Netflix In "Advanced Negotiations" With Obamas For Series Of Shows

The New York Times reports that the former president and first lady are now in talks with Netflix to produce "a series of high-profile shows", according to sources familiar with the negotiations. He recently appeared in the first episode of Da...

Russian Federation has an Interest in Diamonds and Platinum in Zimbabwe Russian Federation has an Interest in Diamonds and Platinum in Zimbabwe

Meanwhile, western countries which have demanded free and fair elections before fully re-engaging Mnangagwa's government, Lavrov said Moscow would not place any preconditions on investment and trade deals. "We do not understand why we should impose a...

Fire commissioner reminds residents to change smoke alarm batteries Fire commissioner reminds residents to change smoke alarm batteries

Residents should test batteries monthly and be sure that all smoke alarms 10-years old or older are replaced. You can find the "expiration date" on the back of each unit. Smoke alarms with non-replaceable (long-life) batteries are available and are c...

Looking Ahead To The Second Nor'easter This Month Looking Ahead To The Second Nor'easter This Month

At least nine people were killed during last week's storm which battered the same region. Airlines canceled close to 2,400 flights in the USA on Wednesday , according to flight-tracking website FlightAware . The National Weather service is ex...

Rand Paul's neighbor in court Friday Rand Paul's neighbor in court Friday

Boucher left the federal court building without speaking to reporters. Boucher's attorney, Matthew Baker told WDRB that he will ask for leniency, when Boucher is sentenced on June 15, 2018. Boucher has been released on a $25,000 unsecured bond and ...

U.S. trade gap rises to highest level since 2008 U.S. trade gap rises to highest level since 2008

Trump, who has claimed that the United States is being taken advantage of by its trading partners, in late January imposed broad tariffs on imported solar panels and large washing machines. This comes as the USA administration is planning to raise ta...

Palestinian killed in W. Bank clashes with Israeli army Palestinian killed in W. Bank clashes with Israeli army

Palestinian media outlets say that Jabari was deaf and mute. The Israeli army claimed that the soldiers shot the Palestinian while he was allegedly "throwing a Molotov cocktail at them", and added that it is "investigating the incident". Dozens of ...

Police Investigating Report Of Active Shooter At Napa County Veterans Home Police Investigating Report Of Active Shooter At Napa County Veterans Home

There are preliminary reports of 30 shots fired outside the main dining area. The Associated Press reports an armed man has taken three hostages . The Napa County Sheriff's Office reported that a shot had been fired, but there were no immediate re...

UK's Labour suspends members active in 'antisemitic' Facebook group UK's Labour suspends members active in 'antisemitic' Facebook group

A Scottish Labour spokesperson said: "The Scottish Executive unanimously agreed a unity motion ahead of the conference debate on Brexit ". Other notable members include Baroness Jenny Tonge, a pro-Palestinian activist, as well as Labour Member of Pa...

WV BOE to explore options to make up instructional time WV BOE to explore options to make up instructional time

Both states are right-to-work states and neither has a single, centralized teachers' union. Educators protested at the state Capitol each day to demand better pay and a permanent funding fix to the Public Employees Health Insurance Agency. Students, ...

Video of police officer using excessive force sparks outrage Video Video of police officer using excessive force sparks outrage Video

Asheville Police Officer Chris Hickman, who resigned following the bloody beating, was arrested Thursday on charges of felony assault by strangulation and misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury and communicating threats, USA Today reports .

Trump singles out Germany for criticism ahead of tariff rollout Trump singles out Germany for criticism ahead of tariff rollout

Trump also mentioned Australia when speaking to reporters at the White House earlier in the day. The president will have the discretion to add or subtract countries and raise or lower the tariffs at any time , a senior administration offici...

Long sought by North Korea, summit holds risks for Trump administration Long sought by North Korea, summit holds risks for Trump administration

Months of raging tensions between the U.S. and North Korea, involving personal insults and threats of war from both sides, gave way suddenly this year to diplomacy, much of it centred on the South's hosting of the Winter Olympics. "The Republic of ...

Actor Jo Min-ki Kills Himself Over Sexual Harassment Allegations Actor Jo Min-ki Kills Himself Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Jo Min-ki was born in Taebaek, South Korea , in 1965. He was a veteran of stage and screen, having made his theatre debut in 1982. He also worked as an assistant professor at Cheongju University from 2010 to 2017. Seoul poet Choi Young-Mi accused...

Owen Farrell to captain much-changed England in Paris Owen Farrell to captain much-changed England in Paris

Jones would not look beyond France when asked about future plans regarding Hartley and the captaincy. Hartley's absence means Jamie George earns only his second England start in 24 appearances while Anthony Watson is named at full-back with El...

Chinese space station is falling from space, but where will it land? Chinese space station is falling from space, but where will it land?

China's first space station named Tiangong-1 meaning Heavenly Palace went out of control on March 16 of 2016, and the nation revealed in 2017 that regaining control resulted in failure. While it's exact re-entry location can not be pinpointed, space ...

Ontario PCs extend deadline to register to vote in leadership race Ontario PCs extend deadline to register to vote in leadership race

Ford said the party has let its members down. Four candidates - Ford, former Tory legislator Christine Elliott, lawyer Caroline Mulroney and parental rights advocate Tanya Granic Allen - are vying for the reins of Ontario's Tories following the d...

Rodrigo Duterte needs psychiatric evaluation, says UN official Rodrigo Duterte needs psychiatric evaluation, says UN official

This he said in reaction to Duterte's recent affront against United Nations human rights activists. They noted that Tauli-Corpuz's inclusion in the petition "comes after the public comments made, jointly with other special rapporteurs, in relatio...

Chennai: BCom student brutally murdered in broad daylight Chennai: BCom student brutally murdered in broad daylight

Ashwini, studying in the first year at Meenakshi College was taken to a private hospital for stab injuries but she died later. The Times of India reported that Alageshan accosted Ashwini when she was walking on the road near the college.

Sonia opens up about politics, leadership Sonia opens up about politics, leadership

Did India's march to progress, prosperity, and greatness begin only four years ago? "Is this claim not an insult to the intelligence of our people?" Mumbai: UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the BJP had succeeded in wrongly convin...

European Union prepared to retaliate against Trump's tariffs: commissioner

Asked at the conference whether she was ready to react if the 28-country European Union was included in the USA tariffs, Ms Malmstrom said she stood ready to go to the WTO, the global trade arbiter, to impose the bloc's own safeguards within 90 days....

Viability of 2000 embryos in question at University Hospitals fertility clinic Viability of 2000 embryos in question at University Hospitals fertility clinic

The officials said that one of the long-term storage tank that contained liquid nitrogen had an equipment failure that caused the temperatures to rise temporarily. We have already initiated contact with all of our patients to inform them and respond ...

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