Wednesday October 17-th, 2018

Pennsylvania Republican Ryan Costello will not seek re-election Pennsylvania Republican Ryan Costello will not seek re-election

Patrick Meehan, R-Penn., has already announced plans to retire. The decision was first reported by City & State Pennsylvania, shocking Republicans who viewed the 41-year old Costello as a rising star. In that race, Republican Rick Saccone conceded hi...

Students should learn CPR, not seek gun laws, Santorum says Students should learn CPR, not seek gun laws, Santorum says

Santorum's remarks come just one day after Saturday's March for Our Lives , a massive national day of action that saw protesters young and old take to the streets demanding stricter gun laws. "Is this really all about politics, or is this about ke...

Malaysia seeks 10 year-jail terms for 'fake news' Malaysia seeks 10 year-jail terms for 'fake news'

Malaysia's government has suggested new law in efforts to fight "fake news", as attackers would be sentenced for 10 years in jail. There are also provisions, proposed in the Bill, on the power of the Court to make an order to remove any publication...

Police seek to hold woman who slapped prosecutor in Palestinian teen's trial Police seek to hold woman who slapped prosecutor in Palestinian teen's trial

On Wednesday, she was sentenced to eight months in prison for slapping two Israeli soldiers. Ahed's cousin, Noor Tamimi, was fined 2,000 shekels (around US$500). She has since turned 17. "There is no justice under the occupation and this court is...

United States urged to 'pull back from brink' over trade war United States urged to 'pull back from brink' over trade war

Other business leaders at the event included IBM's chairperson Virginia Rometty, chief executive Patrick Pouyanne of French oil giant Total SA, Bank of China chairperson Chen Siqing and chief executive Ulf Mark Schneider of Nestlé SA. The president i...

Sensex up 470 points, Nifty above 10100 on support by bank shares Sensex up 470 points, Nifty above 10100 on support by bank shares

The losers were Wipro by 3.87 pc to Rs 274.15, Adani Ports by 1.71 pc to Rs 355.50, Tata Motors by 1.60 pc to Rs 325.80 and Bajaj Auto by 1.54 pc to Rs 2746.75. The stock market will take cues from overseas trends amid growing concerns of a global tr...

French supermarket attack: Memorial Mass held for victims French supermarket attack: Memorial Mass held for victims

Lieutenant Colonel Arnaud Beltrame, 44, was fatally injured Friday (March 23) when he was shot three times by Redouane Lakdim during Lakdim's attack on a grocery store. France , part of the US-led coalition fighting IS, remains on high alert follow...

Forces kill militant in Budgam Forces kill militant in Budgam

Police has also confirmed that one militant was killed in the area during a brief encounter with the security forces. He was affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba since April 2017, police spokesman said. There was no damage to public property caused by fir...

Livestream: Barack Obama's official welcome to New Zealand Livestream: Barack Obama's official welcome to New Zealand

The former leader has been in Sydney on a whirlwind 2-day trip down under that saw him meet Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull . There has been a heavy police presence around the CBD. Turnbull shared he looks forward to catching up with the former POTU...

Kapil Sharma back with new comedy show 'Family Time with Kapil Sharma' Kapil Sharma back with new comedy show 'Family Time with Kapil Sharma'

Twitter kya ab explanation dene ke liye hi reh gya hai?Best wishes to my brother @iTIGERSHROFF for #baaghi2 see u soon bro. lots of love". In the statement, it was said, "Due to some technical issue on the set, Today's shoot has been cancelled and ...

England suspected Aussie ball-tampering during the Ashes England suspected Aussie ball-tampering during the Ashes

England had suspicions that Australia were attempting to tamper with the ball during their 4-0 Ashes defeat in the winter and discussed the issue within the dressing room. "So I don't understand why they've changed their method for this one game"....

Messi reveals injury worry after missing Argentina win over Italy Messi reveals injury worry after missing Argentina win over Italy

Goals from Ever Banega and Manuel Lanzini guided Argentina to a 2-0 friendly worldwide win over the Italians at the Etihad Stadium on Friday. Argentina have been placed in Group D for the World Cup, where they will face Iceland, Croatia and Nig...

Delhi government brings out Outcome Budget to bring transparency in spending Delhi government brings out Outcome Budget to bring transparency in spending

The Deputy Chief Minister said tablets will be provided to all teachers in government schools to help them keep an online record of students. The State finance minister, who also holds education portfolio, informed that the government has increas...

Jeremy Corbyn issues apology for Jeremy Corbyn issues apology for "pockets of antisemitism" in Labour Party

In a statement posted to Facebook , Corbyn condemned antisemitism and promised to "stamp out" any form of antisemitism in and around the labour movement. On Sunday, the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Jewish Leadership Council called for a...

Trump draws ire of farmers targeted in Chinese trade dispute Trump draws ire of farmers targeted in Chinese trade dispute

The tensions reflect the dueling nationalistic ambitions of Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. Responding the U.S. import tariffs on steel and aluminum that went into effect on Friday, though announced by Trump earlier this month, ...

'Suspected gas leak' killed Iowa family on vacation in Mexico 'Suspected gas leak' killed Iowa family on vacation in Mexico

Iowa officials identified the family as Kevin Sharp, 41; his wife, Amy Sharp, 38, and their children Sterling, 12, and Adrianna, 7. Concerns were further raised when the family didn't attend a basketball game in IL on Wednesday night that they were...

Sunday's temps on cooler side, snow showers possible Sunday's temps on cooler side, snow showers possible

Black ice and freeze-up of partly melted snow may cause slick roads for the Monday morning commute. Impressive totals Saturday night in and around Roxboro where trained weather spotters recorded 3 inches of snow! Parts of northwestern Minneso...

WTO warns of 'less stable trading system' after Trump tariffs WTO warns of 'less stable trading system' after Trump tariffs

Still, China and Hong Kong combined is the second-biggest market for U.S. pork, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation. The move comes as policy makers across the world warn of a brewing trade war that could undermine the broadest global ...

North American markets plunge as Trump moves to impose China tariffs North American markets plunge as Trump moves to impose China tariffs

The total trade deficit with China has swelled as commerce between the two countries has increased. His remarks came after United States initiated a series of tough actions against Chinese trade practices, inviting retaliation by Beijing.

Pope tells young people to keep shouting Pope tells young people to keep shouting

They urged Pope Francis and the bishops who will gather at the Vatican in the fall to back their recommendations that church leaders must address the unequal roles of women in the church and how technology is used and abused. She also revealed she ...

Azhar condemns Alexandria attack, calls on Egyptians to stand by state institutions Azhar condemns Alexandria attack, calls on Egyptians to stand by state institutions

Two people were killed when a bomb exploded under a vehicle in the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Saturday in what appeared to be an assassination attempt on the city's security chief, state media reported. He affirmed full confidence in Egypt's capa...

Investigators assess evidence from data raid on Cambridge Analytica office Investigators assess evidence from data raid on Cambridge Analytica office

Much of the past week's rage at Facebook appears to hinge on the idea that wrongly obtained user data was used to influence the 2016 US election - specifically, in favor of President Donald Trump. But one reported aspect of special investigator Rob...

Korea, US effectively settle FTA, steel tariff issues: trade minister Korea, US effectively settle FTA, steel tariff issues: trade minister

The U.S. and South Korea reached an agreement on revising the allies's 6-year-old bilateral trade deal and President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imported steel, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. "We hope by sometime next week to be...

Aadhaar face authentication feature from July 1: UIDAI Aadhaar face authentication feature from July 1: UIDAI

Stressing that there was no intrusion in the privacy of Aadhaar users, he said "we are ignorant about the objective and details of the transactions being undertaken by the people" whose Aadhaar is linked to various services. "It has come to the notic...

Mnuchin Touts Trump's Call For Unconstitutional Line-Item Veto Mnuchin Touts Trump's Call For Unconstitutional Line-Item Veto

The U.S. will proceed with tariffs "unless we have an acceptable agreement that the president signs off on". "We don't need to get into a debate. there's different ways of doing this", Mnuchin said, declining to name any of them. American farmers, ...

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