Obama blamed media for the election outcome. That's counterproductive

Obama left open the door to USA retaliation against Russian Federation to discourage it and other nations from further computer hacking. "It gradually evolved from that to publicizing (Hillary) Clinton's shortcomings and ignoring the products of ha... More..

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by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Sindhu goes down fighting in semis

Just as well that she can watch from a distance as Tai Tzu Ying and Sung Ji Hyun play a different brand of badminton - high on strokes and supremely tactical where aggression only ends up in puddles of errors. ...More..

by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Terror attack martyrs 13 soldiers in central Turkey

As a result of the blast, 13 people were killed and 48 were wounded. The explosion comes a week after 44 people were killed by a bomb attack in Istanbul claimed by Kurdish militants. Turkey is facing a wide r...More..

Local Walmarts teaming up with Salvation Army for $100K campaign
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Local Walmarts teaming up with Salvation Army for $100K campaign

The toy drive supports The Salvation Army's Christmas Assistance Program that provides over 1,000 families with the assistance they need to enjoy their holiday season regardless of their financial situation. Wi...More..

20-year-old raped in Delhi, accused arrested
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

20-year-old raped in Delhi, accused arrested

Several teams were formed to look for the auto, which was found abandoned in Moti Bagh area, barely 100 metres away from the spot where the woman was allegedly raped. The MHA sticker which has expired is said t...More..

Japan surpasses China as the US's largest creditor
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Japan surpasses China as the US's largest creditor

Japan overtook China as America's biggest foreign creditor as the latter's massive collection of U.S. Treasuries shrunk to its smallest size in six years, Bloomberg introduced . Global investors sold US$63.5 b...More..

Twelve-year-old German-Iraqi boy reportedly 'tried to bomb Christmas market'
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Twelve-year-old German-Iraqi boy reportedly 'tried to bomb Christmas market'

The 12-year old German-Iraqi boy, police said, has links with IS and he was plotting to set off a bomb at the place which is now very crowded just before the Christmas holidays. Local prosecutor Hubert Stroeber...More..

by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Trump appoints 'Zionist hardliner' as ambassador to Israel

Israelis on the right, especially the Jewish settlers and their supporters, were nearly giddy with news of the nomination, saying they hoped the decades-long, bipartisan USA policy of condemning the Jewish set...More..

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Sine Die, Speaker Hamid Ansari Unhappy Over Bedlam
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Sine Die, Speaker Hamid Ansari Unhappy Over Bedlam

Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay also urged the Chair to take up the discussion. However, Parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar said that the ruling side first wants a discussion on Augusta a...More..

After working for 19 hours, Lok Sabha adjourned sine die
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

After working for 19 hours, Lok Sabha adjourned sine die

This further irked the opposition members, leading to more ruckus, following which Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the house for the day. Soon after the two Houses adjourned sine die, the Cabinet Committee ...More..

by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Italy Says It Blocked EU From Widening, Prolonging Sanctions On Russia

A formal decision on the sanctions extension will be made in the EU Permanent Representatives Committee in the coming days. At the final summit of one of the most turbulent years in the EU's six-decade histor...More..

by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Obama says U.S. will retaliate against Russian hacking

Obama will take questions from reporters at the White House before leaving for his annual family vacation in Hawaii. The president said he had warned Putin there would be serious consequences it he did not "c...More..

Aleppo survivors flee as Putin eyes Syria peace deal
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Aleppo survivors flee as Putin eyes Syria peace deal

Thousands of people were allowed to leave the city, including 194 patients who were taken to hospitals in Idlib, western Aleppo province and Turkey for treatment, said Ban. Rebels in eastern Aleppo went on high...More..

by | Friday, December 16, 2016

Kasich signs one abortion bill but vetoes another

A ninth Supreme Court judge who is pro-life will not immediately endanger Roe because five of the court's judges are reliably standing up for the ruling. The state Senate is already "veto proof", she says. ...More..

Black Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.1 Percent in November
by | Friday, December 16, 2016

Black Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.1 Percent in November

Labor Department director of research Andy Condon says there are still some troubling signs, though. The Massachusetts unemployment rate has dipped below 3 percent for the first time in almost 16 years. Last ...More..

by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Not allowed to speak on demonetisation in Parliament: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul had earlier said there will be an "earthquake" if he is allowed to speak on demonetisation in Lok Sabha. "Rahul Gandhi will reflect on the pain and anguish of the people". Demonetisation is the biggest ...More..

by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Dixons Carphone shares plunge after the company warns of 'uncertain times'

He added: "We are also planning our offer so that potential currency impacts are minimised for the customer, and are ensuring that next year, as always, everybody can be absolutely sure that they won't get a be...More..

by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

France's new PM Cazeneuve seeks to extend state of emergency

The extension will become effective following the Senate's vote on Thursday, giving France its longest state of emergency ever (20 months) since the law was created during the Algerian War. Since the last e...More..

Hartley set to discover punishment with Six Nations opener in the balance
by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Hartley set to discover punishment with Six Nations opener in the balance

Hartley, who admitted the charge, will be free to play again on January 23. However, Hartley will be available to skipper England in their Six Nations opener against France at Twickenham on February 4. "Takin...More..

by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Black smoke swirls over Manhattan after hospital catches fire

Authorities said the fire originated at the Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Pavilion , an 830,000 sq ft tower that is scheduled to open in 2018, according to NBC New York . There are now 25 firetrucks on the sc...More..

Winter Session: Lok Sabha disrupted, adjourned for the day
by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Winter Session: Lok Sabha disrupted, adjourned for the day

Meanwhile, members in the treasury benches stood on their seats and shouted "no" as Kharge tried to speak. The Lower House (Lok Sabha) of the Parliament has been adjourned for the day amid uproar by the oppos...More..

IS claims Egypt's deadly church blast
by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

IS claims Egypt's deadly church blast

The Islamic terrorist group warned of more attacks to come. Twenty-five worshippers, mostly women and children, were killed and almost 50 others injured when the powerful blast ripped through the church adjac...More..

More than 1000 flights canceled in Chicago
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

More than 1000 flights canceled in Chicago

More than 6 inches was reported in Elgin while downtown Chicago had about 3 inches. According to the Flightaware tracking service, at least 1,200 flights into and out of O'Hare were scratched as of Sunday aft...More..

A simple picture posted on Twitter brought her the capital punishment
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

A simple picture posted on Twitter brought her the capital punishment

She was taken to the prison and accused her of 'speaking openly about prohibited relations with non-related men'. Local Police in a interaction with the media wing informed that the the woman has been charged f...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

ISIS Renews Attacks On Palmyra In Attempt To Retake Historic City

ISIS first seized control of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in May 2015. They were ousted from Palmyra in March by Syrian regime forces backed by Russian Federation. "It is not an area where we operate"...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Brexit Dominates UK Politics, From Supreme Court to Commons

After the High Court's judgment last month, the Daily Mail decried the judges as " Enemies of the People ", while Nigel Farage warned of public anger "the likes of which none of us have in our lifetimes ever wi...More..

Iran, Russia set for new era of cooperation
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Iran, Russia set for new era of cooperation

This comes at a time that Tehran has already become determined to take its cooperation with Moscow in the area of energy to a new level following the removal of sanctions against Iran earlier this year, ISNA ne...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Iraq sends reinforcements to eastern Mosul after IS attack

Earlier in the day, Iraqi media said a total of 90 Iraqi servicemen had been killed and 100 injured as a result of a mistake strike by the US Air Force in besieged Mosul. "I am not into morbid counts but that k...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Renzi starts final days as Italy premier with party huddle

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena continued its share price fall with investors further discounting its shares to €18.55. The vote asked about plans to streamline parliament but it was widely seen as a chance t...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Pope appeals to Assad to ensure humanitarian law is respected

While it's not easy to tell whether or not the world is presently more violent that in the past, what is obvious is that the "piecemeal violence" seen on various levels in the modern era leads to great sufferin...More..

Yahya Jammeh: Buhari, others to discuss with Gambian President
by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Yahya Jammeh: Buhari, others to discuss with Gambian President

He spoke in Maiduguri, saying Gambia now adds to the challenges in West Africa, including Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgency and extremist attacks in northern Mali. Worldwide human rights groups accuse him of wide...More..

Matt Terry Shocks With X Factor 2016 Win
by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Matt Terry Shocks With X Factor 2016 Win

The Sun claims Matt's expectations for the show were so low that he signed up for panto as a backup. If you remember, Matt's final song was Randy Crawford's One Day I'll Fly Away , the same song used in thi...More..

by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Syria military gains ground in Aleppo's Old City

The rebels called for a five-day truce to allow the evacuation of civilians, after withdrawing from their last strongholds in Aleppo's Old City. CNN crews on the ground in Aleppo could still hear mortar rou...More..

by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

China says Trump's Taiwan comments cause 'serious concern'

Ms Angela Poh, a China researcher from the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), said Beijing will not tolerate any deviation by Washington from its One China policy once Mr Trump takes office ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

PM for enhanced ties with Indonesia on disaster response, environment

In a clear reference to China, both leaders also asserted that India and Indonesia share common interests in ensuring maritime security and the safety of sea lines of communication. In Monday's address to the m...More..

Kennedy wins Louisiana Senate run-off
by | Monday, December 12, 2016

Kennedy wins Louisiana Senate run-off

Seeing Campbell's campaign as a last ditch effort, Democrats and liberal advocacy groups poured money into the campaign, giving Campbell a one million-dollar campaign fund advantage over Kennedy . But it wasn'...More..

by | Monday, December 12, 2016

Bryan Cranston crashes Saturday Night Live to mock Donald Trump's cabinet picks

Cranston responded, "Oh yeah, Steve's the best". Apparently, Trump criminal Stephen Bannon found him in the comment section on faux-news site Breitbart . "They are alt-good". "We want to fill this nation with ...More..

by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

2 blasts hit near Istanbul soccer stadium; 20 police wounded

Turkish soccer team Bursaspor, which had been competing earlier in the evening, said none of its fans appeared to have been injured in an explosion outside one of Istanbul's main stadiums hours after the end of...More..

Korea's parliament sets up presidential impeachment vote
by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

Korea's parliament sets up presidential impeachment vote

The parliament is set to held an anonymous vote during its Friday session scheduled for 2 p.m. local time (05:00 GMT), though Park's fate would be ultimately decided by the Constitutional Court. Samsung Group ...More..

by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

Police arrest man over threats to UK Brexit lawsuit claimant

Last month, the High Court decided that May could not invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the EU's exit clause, using executive powers known as the "royal prerogative". A spokesman said Mrs May's intention ...More..

by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

Donald Trump's tough talk on Castro shows big shift from Barack Obama

Republicans and Cuban exiles in the United States. Bomnin arrived in the United States when he was 26, working odd jobs until he made a name for himself as a auto salesman, eventually owning a General Motors ...More..

President Barack Obama Says He 'Absolutely' Faced Racism During His Presidency
by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

President Barack Obama Says He 'Absolutely' Faced Racism During His Presidency

Now, even Obama-who's been relatively chill about Trump winning the election-acknowledges he "absolutely" faced racism from "folks whose primary concern about me has been that I seem foreign". Meanwhile, when Z...More..

Federal Judge Halts Michigan Recount Effort
by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

Federal Judge Halts Michigan Recount Effort

Stein got about 1 percent of the vote in three states where she's pushed for recounts - Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin . "A recount as an audit of the election", Goldsmith concluded, "has never been ...More..

Obama orders 'full review' of hacking activity related to election
by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

Obama orders 'full review' of hacking activity related to election

Earlier on Friday, Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco said the administration would undertake a full review of reported attempts to breach the U.S. Had Mrs. Clinton won, they believe, emails stolen from ...More..

Solomon Islands rocked by another major quake
by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

Solomon Islands rocked by another major quake

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) said the threat had largely passed and only small waves were recorded along the coastline. Friday's powerful quake damaged at least 30 buildings and forced residents ...More..

Venkaiah Naidu attacks Rahul, calls for debate on demonetisation
by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

Venkaiah Naidu attacks Rahul, calls for debate on demonetisation

December 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi on her birthday. The government has so far refused to blink, Union minister Venkaiah Naidu even termed the prot...More..

by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Federal Judge Halts Jill Stein's Michigan Recount

U.S. District Judge Paul S. Diamond on Tuesday ordered a Friday hearing to consider the party's request for a forensic examination of voting machines used across the state and a statewide recount of paper ballo...More..

Instagram will soon let you like comments
by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Instagram will soon let you like comments

The new features will give users the ability to turn off comments to any of their posts. "While comments are largely positive, they're not always kind or welcome", the app said in blog post . The company says ...More..

by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Macau eases gambling crackdown concerns after casino shares tumble

The Macau authority countered the story, confirming that it had limited withdrawals to 5,000 patacas per transaction, but had not limited the number of transactions card owners could make per day. "The effect...More..

by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

San Jose teacher booked on charges of felony sexual assault with minor

An investigation undertaken by the police department's unit that investigates internet crimes against children and child exploitation uncovered a sexual relationship between Hill and her 17-year-old male studen...More..