Tuesday September 18-th, 2018

U.S. caps United Nations peacekeeping contribution at 25 percent U.S. caps United Nations peacekeeping contribution at 25 percent

President Donald Trump's administration has complained before that the budget and the US share are too high and pressed to cut to this year's budget. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has asked troop-contributing countries not to place rest...

Cab Services Ola And Uber Engaged in Merger Talks? Cab Services Ola And Uber Engaged in Merger Talks?

On its part, Uber sold a 15 per cent stake worth a total of $9 billion to Softbank , making the Japanese conglomorate its largest investor. SoftBank and all other investors are committed in realising this ambition. "We have no intention of takin...

Carabobo fire: 68 dead in Venezuela police station cells Carabobo fire: 68 dead in Venezuela police station cells

Crowds of angry family members gathered outside the facility, some facing off with police officers in riot gear, as hours passed with little information from officials. Relatives of some of the detainees said that the prisoners were kept in squalid a...

U.S. shows resentment over Kosovo-Serbia tension U.S. shows resentment over Kosovo-Serbia tension

Earlier in the day, politicians representing Kosovo's Serbian minority announced the decision to leave the Pristina government after they met with Vucic in Belgrade, saying they will no longer support Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj's cabinet.

Kemba Walker passes Dell Curry to become all-time Hornets leading scorer Kemba Walker passes Dell Curry to become all-time Hornets leading scorer

James approached Walker at midcourt as time expired, gave him a huge hug and whispered congratulations in his ear, telling him it was an incredible accomplishment. The Cavaliers went on a 15-10 run as James had six points on a pair of dunks and a lay...

Minnesota seeks IRS guidance on pre-paid 2018 property taxes Minnesota seeks IRS guidance on pre-paid 2018 property taxes

A spokeswoman for the IRS said the agency received Bauerly's letter and will be reviewing it. Taxpayers can also be subject to criminal prosecution in extreme situations for not properly reporting the income tax consequences of virtual currency...

Comm satellite to be put into orbit by GSLV-F08 Comm satellite to be put into orbit by GSLV-F08

GSAT-6A will provide a platform for developing technologies such as demonstration of 6m S-Band Unfurlable Antenna, handheld ground terminals and network management techniques. The spacecraft that will weigh about 3,290kg includes an orbiter, a rover ...

High-profile fraud trial of Anbang's boss opens in China High-profile fraud trial of Anbang's boss opens in China

The prosecutors found that in 2011 Wu concealed his actual control over Anbang and intentionally faked financial statements to cheat China's insurance regulator for approvals to sell insurance products to the public for investment, according to a sta...

DOJ Launches PROBE into FISA Warrant 'ABUSE' Against Trump Campaign DOJ Launches PROBE into FISA Warrant 'ABUSE' Against Trump Campaign

The revelation raised alarm bells throughout Democratic circles in Washington Wednesday, re-igniting the controversy surrounding the Clinton-financed " Trump Dossier " and whether it was used to spy on Trump officials throughout the 2016 election.

Students Speak Out at Gun Control Marches Students Speak Out at Gun Control Marches

Finally, the beeping of an alarm broke the silence, and she said: 'Since the time that I came out here, it has been six minutes and 20 seconds. The 16 students took a detour from their schedule to join the march on Pennsylvania Avenue. We understan...

Marchers aren't going away, and they are going to vote Marchers aren't going away, and they are going to vote

But in more traditionally conservative areas, support for the movement also abounded. Gov. Larry Hogan has not been shy about putting more money into schools to up security and cracking down on gun violence. A week ago, thousands of students walked...

FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) Relative Strength Index (RSI) - A Unique Technical Indicator FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) Relative Strength Index (RSI) - A Unique Technical Indicator

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI bought a new stake in FirstEnergy in the 4th quarter worth about $228,000. FirstEnergy Corp . Considering that the stock recent volume of 6219903 shares, this represents a pretty noteworthy trading in volume size....

Clerics condemn Al Jazeera after missile attacks on Saudi Arabia Clerics condemn Al Jazeera after missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

As with numerous conflicts in the Middle East right now, Saudi Arabia and Iran - the region's heavyweight rivals - quickly became involved in the conflict, with Saudi Arabia backing the government of Hadi and accusing Shia Iran of supplying weapo...

France holds state funeral for police hero of Trèbes siege France holds state funeral for police hero of Trèbes siege

Beltrame had taken the place of a woman who had been held as the final hostage in a supermarket by 25-year-old gunman Redouane Lakdim, who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. It includes a minute's silence in French police stations and many even...

Funeral for NYC firefighter concludes Funeral for NYC firefighter concludes

A New York City fireman died on Thursday night from injuries suffered while fighting a blaze that erupted in a building being used to shoot " Motherless Brooklyn ", an upcoming film from Edward Norton . "The hardest part with working with Mike was t...

Daimler And BMW Merge Mobility Units Daimler And BMW Merge Mobility Units

According to Car2Go, the proposed joint venture will require regulatory approval, and only after regulatory agencies have approved the joint venture, the companies can begin to move forward to create a new, combined service. "There will be more peopl...

White House probing huge loans to Kushner's family firm White House probing huge loans to Kushner's family firm

The accusations against staff secretary Rob Porter-who was one of Trump's closest confidantes-thrust the White House into its latest tumultuous iteration, setting into motion the departure of Hope Hicks and the removal of Jared Kushner's security c...

Malala Returns To Pakistan For First Time Since Shooting Malala Returns To Pakistan For First Time Since Shooting

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan on Thursday, officials said, in her first visit to her native country since she was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman six years ago for advocating education for girls. Many in Pakistan wer...

Saudi king sacks chief of staff in major shake-up

It promoted Lieutenant General Staff Fayyadh bin Hamid bin Ragad Al-Rwaili, the Deputy Chief of General Staff, to the rank of General Staff and appointed him as Chief of General Staff, a Saudi Press Agency report said. This change occurs in a tense...

The Crown: Outlander's Tobias Menzies Cast as New Prince Philip The Crown: Outlander's Tobias Menzies Cast as New Prince Philip

The star most recently wrapped King Lear in which he played the Duke of Cornwall alongside Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson for BBC Films and Amazon Studios. Tobias takes over the role from Matt Smith , who starred in the first two seasons as the y...

Citizenship question would taint census Citizenship question would taint census

Congressional seats and voting precinct boundaries are aligned with population counts. Becerra argues that adding a citizenship question is unconstitutional, and said in a statement that it is an "attempt to disrupt an accurate Census count".

What Did Naidu Get From All-Party Meet? What Did Naidu Get From All-Party Meet?

The Jana Sena and Left parties said Naidu's party, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), was to be equally blamed along with the BJP for the injustice being done to the state post-bifurcation. Naidu also came down on BJP national spokesman G V L Narasimha Ra...

Melania Trump DEFIES Stormy Daniels affair claims with 'bullying' video on Instagram Melania Trump DEFIES Stormy Daniels affair claims with 'bullying' video on Instagram

I've heard the stories swirling around the president described in a number of ways: "scandalous", "tawdry", "unbecoming", "tabloid trash". But the word that comes to my mind is humiliating. "It's hard to imagine", Cupp said, "she didn't know who she ...

South Korea says watching China closely as Kim's visit speculated

Mr Kim Jong Un's father, Mr Kim Jong Il, met then-president Jiang Zemin in China in 2000 before a summit between the two Koreas in June that year. Previous North Korean leaders have vowed to end their nuclear programmes through negotiations, and ac...

Trump To Kick Out Liberians Trump To Kick Out Liberians

Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama have periodically renewed the DED status, but Trump has now chose to allow it to expire, deeming Liberia safe for returnees. "I think it is good news". To critics, the decision threatens to uproot ...

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