Wednesday October 17-th, 2018

Planned Parenthood branch deletes tweet calling for Disney abortion Planned Parenthood branch deletes tweet calling for Disney abortion

The Planned Parenthood Keystone post was responding to a trending topic on Twitter , in which users shared their desires to see particular types of Disney princesses. "Upon reflection, we decided that the seriousness of the point we were trying ...

Congress Lingayat Move Political, Not To Benefit Community: Amit Shah Congress Lingayat Move Political, Not To Benefit Community: Amit Shah

A prominent Lingayat seer has commended the Siddaramaiah government's decision to recommend religious minority tag to Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats, in an embarrassment to BJP president Amit Shah , who had termed it as an attempt to "divid...

Myanmar elects U. Win Myint as new president Myanmar elects U. Win Myint as new president

U Win Myint was jailed with the Nobel Prize victor during the 1988 democratic uprising against the junta which ruled for 50 years. Win Myint received 403 votes of the combined houses against 211 for Myint Swe, the military's nominee, and 18 for Vic...

Pakistan embarrassed as PM Shahid Abbasi undergoes security check at United States airport Pakistan embarrassed as PM Shahid Abbasi undergoes security check at United States airport

Pakistani media has reacted angrily to reports that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi underwent routine security checks at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport despite his status as a high-level diplomat, the Times of India has reported .

PM Modi expresses unhappiness over CBSE paper leak issue PM Modi expresses unhappiness over CBSE paper leak issue

The CBSE on Wednesday made a decision to reconduct examinations foreconomicsof Class 12 and mathematics of Class 10, taking '"cognizance" of certain happenings and in the interest of "fairness". A probe was later ordered even though the board had d...

'The Voice': Battle Round Concludes With a Final Steal 'The Voice': Battle Round Concludes With a Final Steal

The number of contestants in The Voice season 14 is down from 48 to 32 after the battle round, which was screened in four episodes over two weeks. Jones by Billy Paul, and Alexa Cappelli of Team Kelly sang Pray by Sam Smith featuring Logic. L...

Caroline Sunshine, Former Disney Channel Star, Joins White House Press Team

CBS Corp ( CBS.N ) said the show drew its biggest audience in more than eight years, with 21.3 million Americans tuning in, more than double the previous week's edition of " 60 Minutes ". Mr. Trump has repeatedly denied an affair with the performer...

'Not harsh': Twitter rejoices after racist Vicki Momberg's sentencing 'Not harsh': Twitter rejoices after racist Vicki Momberg's sentencing

The state is pushing to have Momberg begin serving her sentence today. Raghoonandan said Momberg failed to show any remorse for her offensive conduct. He cited Constitutional Court case law and the Equality Court ruling of Penny Sparrow, who was fi...

Trump's China tariffs risk backfiring on U.S. business Trump's China tariffs risk backfiring on U.S. business

After President Donald Trump announced plans to impose tariffs on products including Chinese steel, Beijing responded Friday with a threat to slap an equal 25 percent charge on US products such as pork, and a 15 percent tariff on such things as...

$458 million jackpot up for grabs in Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing $458 million jackpot up for grabs in Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing

The last time there was a victor of the Mega Millions jackpot was January 5. Those tickets were sold in IL and New Jersey. Shane Missler from Port Richey won the $450-million jackpot, and opted for the $282-million lump sum payment. The odds of pic...

Gas inhalation blamed for death of Iowa family visiting Mexico Gas inhalation blamed for death of Iowa family visiting Mexico

The cause of death for an Iowa family of four vacationing in Mexico was revealed two days after the family was found dead in their condo. The bodies of Kevin Wayne Sharp, 41, wife Amy, 38 and their kids Sterling, 12 and Adriana, 7, were foun...

CB among 5 cities chosen for medical marijuana oil dispensaries CB among 5 cities chosen for medical marijuana oil dispensaries

So far, some 36 doctors across the state have applied to be certified to issue medical marijuana authorizations, according to spokesperson Tessie Pollack. Surterra Florida, which operates five dispensaries statewide, filed the suit in Orange Cou...

Battle for Karnataka on Twitter: Amit Shah mocks Siddaramaiah for expensive watch Battle for Karnataka on Twitter: Amit Shah mocks Siddaramaiah for expensive watch

While trying to take a jibe at the Congress government in Karnataka, Amit Shah forgot the name of the leader and mistakenly took the name of his own ally BS Yeddyurappa. "So, some Lingayats might continue to vote for it because of an emotional conn...

Congress party initiates impeachment process against CJI Dipak Misra Congress party initiates impeachment process against CJI Dipak Misra

The Congress-led Opposition has reportedly begun the process of bringing an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India ( CJI ) Dipak Misra . Justice Dipak Misra took over as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI) on August 28, 2017. It sai...

Putin, Erdogan discuss plans for next week's summit on Syria Putin, Erdogan discuss plans for next week's summit on Syria

As regards the refugee issue, both sides agree that the EU-Turkey agreement from March 2016 to end irregular migration flows from Turkey to EU has worked. Unfortunately, the exchange of harsh messages between Turkish and European leaders a year ago d...

Arizona mother arrested in connection to the deaths of her two children Arizona mother arrested in connection to the deaths of her two children

According to the Associated Press , the lifeless bodies of a 2-year-old boy and 10-month-old girl were discovered strapped into their auto seats in Superior, a mining town located about 60 miles east of Phoenix. 12 News in Phoenix reported that th...

US And South Korea Agree To Revised Trade Deal US And South Korea Agree To Revised Trade Deal

Trump has also made clear his disdain for the multicountry trade agreements that the United States has long championed. "This agreement is visionary and innovative", one senior administration official, speaking on background, told reporters.

Crash sends trooper flying on icy highway in Utah Crash sends trooper flying on icy highway in Utah

Several people can then be seen coming to his aid. "She's not to be vilified", Brenchley said. Brenchley was briefly knocked unconscious, Perry said, and he had several broken ribs and a broken shoulder blade and was transported to Logan Regional...

Fire crews kept away from Manchester terror bombing for 2 hours Fire crews kept away from Manchester terror bombing for 2 hours

Firefighters on the ground showed "immense frustration" after being told they did not have clearance to deploy to the arena area. Usually, its average response time is under six minutes. A report into the bombing also says there was a "catastrophic f...

Cambridge Analytica hits back at Christopher Wylie, says he 'misrepresented' company Cambridge Analytica hits back at Christopher Wylie, says he 'misrepresented' company

Wylie reportedly revealed this as he was deposing before the British parliamentarians. Cambridge Analytica allegedly gained access to the user data of 50 million Facebook users, raising questions about the security practices of Facebook. In his tes...

Fire In Russian Shopping Center Kills Five Fire In Russian Shopping Center Kills Five

Local authorities have declared a three-day mourning in Russia's Kemerovo region following the devastating shopping mall fire , the regional administration's spokesperson told Sputnik on Monday. In December 2001, a huge fire started unintentio...

Alleged sex Svengali who branded female group members charged Alleged sex Svengali who branded female group members charged

Raniere left the United States a year ago after The New York Times reported some women who joined a secret sorority within his Albany-based group were branded with a symbol that included his initials. Raniere stood alone at the top of the pyramid. ...

Asia stocks follow U.S. shares up as trade war fears ease Asia stocks follow U.S. shares up as trade war fears ease

However, Chinese Foreign Minister Hua Chunying said Monday that China would be willing to meet with US officials to work out the two countries' trade issues. "It looks like we might get a really good deal on NAFTA", Navarro said. "He can flip-flop ...

Anti-'sanctuary state' movement picks up steam in Orange County Anti-'sanctuary state' movement picks up steam in Orange County

Undersheriff Don Barnes cited California's sanctuary legislation, which limits the instances when state and local police agencies can inform federal authorities about an illegal immigrant's release from detention, specifically as a reason for the mov...

Now Trump Wants the US Military to Pay for the Wall Now Trump Wants the US Military to Pay for the Wall

Trump brought it up in a meeting with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) last week, stating the military should pay for the wall. 4 of 9 The president has warned there would be "bedlam" without the controversial wall he wants to build on the...

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