Friday August 17-th, 2018

European Union demands an end to Trump tariff threats

President Hassan Rouhani has said Iran would remain committed to the deal, which China, Russia, Britain, France and Germany also signed, provided those powers ensured Iran was protected from sanctions. "The real geopolitical problem is not when you h...

Alberta passes legislation to cut off oil supply to BC Alberta passes legislation to cut off oil supply to BC

Morneau appears more concerned in indemnifying a foreign corporation against risk to its investors than indemnifying British Columbia against the risk to our coast, to our environment, to tens of thousands of jobs", he said. The Liberals still don't ...

China proposes buying $200 billion of American goods, USA officials say China proposes buying $200 billion of American goods, USA officials say

But the move will inevitably be seen as a gesture aimed at creating some goodwill in Washington as trade talks continue Friday. Beijing's announcement that it was ending its investigation, which effectively halted a trade worth roughly $1.1 billion...

Mayawati Behind Hurriedly Stitched Alliance of Congress, JD-S in Karnataka Mayawati Behind Hurriedly Stitched Alliance of Congress, JD-S in Karnataka

Yesterday, Congress had filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the Karnataka's governor to invite BJP to form a government in the state. "After Goa, Manipur and Megahalaya, now the BJP has done it in Karnataka", Mayawati said in a statement is...

Trump Discloses More Than $100000 Payment to Michael Cohen in Financial Form Trump Discloses More Than $100000 Payment to Michael Cohen in Financial Form

The Office of Government Ethics found on Wednesday that Mr Trump ought to have revealed the payment in his previous financial disclosure. That money is believed to be the reimbursement for the payment to Daniels. Meanwhile, Citizens for Respons...

'Multiple' deaths in U.S. school bus crash 'Multiple' deaths in U.S. school bus crash

A school bus taking children on a field trip to a New Jersey historic site collided with a dump truck Thursday, ripping the bus apart and killing a teacher and student. It was also sheared off its undercarriage and a piece of the front end of the bus...

Zuckerberg accepts European Union parliament grilling over data scandal Zuckerberg accepts European Union parliament grilling over data scandal

Christopher Wylie, a former Cambridge Analytica employee who blew the whistle on its alleged misuse of Facebook data, told the Senate Judiciary Committee that the company offered services to discourage voting from targeted sections of the American ...

The Arab League needs to investigate the The Arab League needs to investigate the "crimes" of Israel

Far from pushing out Palestinians, Jerusalem's economic development and enlightened governance drew them in by the tens of thousands, raising their living standards and educational level in the process. Hamas and the Palestinian resistance factions...

Farm bill prospects in US House clouded by immigration debate Farm bill prospects in US House clouded by immigration debate

Goodlatte - and then not following through. House Freedom Caucus members continued to hold the farm bill hostage to their demand for a floor vote on immigration late into Thursday evening, less than 24 hours before a scheduled vote on final passage ...

Jimmy Kimmel Says He 'Might Owe Donald Trump An Apology' Jimmy Kimmel Says He 'Might Owe Donald Trump An Apology'

The age of the listener also makes a difference. A post on Reddit that has gone viral has divided the netizens over what they hear from the clip . Britt Yazel, a neuroscience doctoral student at University of California, Davis , analyzed the so...

European Union leaders proclaim support for Balkans, but are tired over membership European Union leaders proclaim support for Balkans, but are tired over membership

Accession to the European Union has been a powerful driver of democratic reform in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and its former territory of Kosovo. Asked about the name of Macedonia, he replied that this was not wi...

Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Congress, JD-S will protect MLAs: Kumaraswamy Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Congress, JD-S will protect MLAs: Kumaraswamy

The BJP won 104 of 224 seats in southern Karnataka state, the most of any party but eight short of governing outright. The Congress filed a petition before the Supreme Court Registrar challenging the Governor's decision, demanding a stay on t...

Karnataka conundrum: BJP CM face Yeddyurappa says Karnataka conundrum: BJP CM face Yeddyurappa says "Governor will call me"

A day after the Karnataka Assembly election result, it is now time for some "resort politics" for the Congress party, which won 78 of total 222 seats. The results are being seen as "the best possible situation in the circumstances" by the Congres...

Syria's Assad Meets With Russia's Putin In Sochi Syria's Assad Meets With Russia's Putin In Sochi

I have always said, and now I repeat once again, that we always enthusiastically support the political process, which should go hand in hand with the fight against terrorism", Assad said. Assad previously visited Russian Federation and met with Putin...

US Senate confirms Trump nominee Haspel as Central Intelligence Agency chief US Senate confirms Trump nominee Haspel as Central Intelligence Agency chief

Haspel has served at the agency for more than 32 years, including an intense period following the 9/11 attacks. She is expected to be confirmed after several Democrats joined most Republicans in saying they would back President Donald Trump'...

Las Vegas shooting witness statements released Las Vegas shooting witness statements released

She told investigators Paddock stayed in his room and spent much of his time on the computer, eating soup from room service. They got into a taxi and raced to the hospital. Paddock killed 58 people and wounded almost 500 others, before he died of a...

Fatalities Reported in School Bus, Dump Truck Crash in New Jersey Fatalities Reported in School Bus, Dump Truck Crash in New Jersey

He said people escaped through emergency exits on the roof and in the rear of the vehicle. Forty-three of them were injured and taken to local hospitals, including 21 to Morristown Medical Center, which is a Level 1 trauma center. The bus had about...

Linked firm poised to purchase distressed Kushner NYC skyscraper Linked firm poised to purchase distressed Kushner NYC skyscraper

The Kushner Cos. and Brookfield both declined to comment, and the White House and the Qatar Investment Authority did not immediately return requests for comment. Kushner resigned as chief executive of Kushner Companies in 2017 to join his father-in-l...

Can Miguna Miguna be appointed Deputy Governor of Kenya's capital? Can Miguna Miguna be appointed Deputy Governor of Kenya's capital?

In the letter to the Speaker of the county assembly Beatrice Elachi, Governor Sonko forwards Miguna's name for vetting and approval. In an interview with a local broadcaster, Governor Sonko admitted that garbage collection was a menace in the city ...

Lionel Messi arrives in the country Lionel Messi arrives in the country

It was a quick turnaround for the Barcelona squad, which arrived in South Africa on the morning of the match and was expected to head home again a couple of hours after the final whistle. Ivorian Soumahoro was also at fault for the second goal , f...

Hawaii volcano erupts, spews ash 6 miles into the sky Hawaii volcano erupts, spews ash 6 miles into the sky

Geological Survey said. Hawaiian County Civil Defense Agency warned residents to "shelter in place" as a result of the drifting ash plume. As deflation continues, strong earthquakes in the area around Kilauea Volcano's summit are expected to co...

National Weather Service confirms 2 tornadoes in Putnam Co National Weather Service confirms 2 tornadoes in Putnam Co

The powerful storms that swept through New York's lower Hudson Valley spawned at least two tornadoes. The NWS completed a storm survey of the damage Wednesday night. Two people in CT died as a result of Tuesday's storms. As the leading edge of ...

NC teachers rally for higher pay NC teachers rally for higher pay

Emily Rex heard Berger's promise. It took many years for states to restore their funding. "I think we're doing them... we're not doing it all at once". North Carolina's average teacher pay, which just exceeds $50,000, is about $9,600 short of the na...

Israeli army fires tank shells at Gaza military facilities, no injuries reported Israeli army fires tank shells at Gaza military facilities, no injuries reported

The Israeli Air Force has carried out a series of airstrikes against Hamas military facilities in northern Gaza in retaliation for "heavy machine gun fire" that reportedly targeted the city of Sderot . The State Department said Tuesday the dra...

Now, RJD to stake claim to form govt in Bihar Now, RJD to stake claim to form govt in Bihar

Not just the Congress, but the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in Bihar, which emerged as the single largest party after the polls, has also chose to approach the Bihar governor. Yadav, who is the younger son of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, is set to meet...

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