'We are going to win the presidency'

Bruce Rauner", said Schneider, a Cook County commissioner who was picked for the state GOP job by Rauner. Trump's wife Melania was accused of plagiarising a speech by Michelle Obama in 2008. Four of his children joined the state's delegation ... More..

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by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

South Sudan government backs protest against foreign troops

The warning comes after East African leaders agreed last weekend to send troops to South Sudan to boost the United Nations mission and protect civilians. The civilians have fled the violence that erupted in t...More..

by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

China to continue building on disputed islands despite ruling

However, the worldwide tribunal sided with the Philippines in ruling China's claimed historic rights to resources within the so-called nine-dash line had no legal basis. Richardson's visit showed that both side...More..

by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Trump speechwriter takes blame for plagiarized Melania Trump speech portions

But Ms. Trump chose to revise it, and at one point she turned to a trusted hand: Meredith McIver , a New York City-based former ballet dancer and English major who has worked on some of Mr. McIver apologized...More..

by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Erdogan, Obama discuss Gullen's extradition after Friday's failed coup

Turkey's education board also demanded the resignation of nearly 1,600 deans from private and state universities. The number of people killed in the failed coup was more than 290, the foreign ministry said ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Turkey Says Coup Plotters Are Same as ISIS

Reuters reported on Tuesday that 257 employees from Yildirim own office had been removed from duty. Already, nearly 9,000 people including police, judges and government officials had been sacked in the days ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

NKorea says missile test simulated strike on South

Hong Woo-taek, a research fellow at the state-run Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU), said , "Pyongyang might have sought to exploit the tension between South Korea and China over the Terminal Hi...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Trump officially clinches Republican presidential nomination

The stunt, launched ahead of Trump's formal nomination at the Republican National Convention, is part of a broader campaign to discredit the candidate's business record, which has been a major selling point o...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

French Prime Minister jeered ahead of minute's silence for Nice attack victims

Officials in Italy didn't immediately respond to requests for confirmation. French authorities said the Tunisian-born attacker was inspired by terrorist organisations. Numerous dead and 308 injured were childre...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Turkey officially requests U.S. to extradite Gulen

More than 50,000 soldiers, police, judges, civil servants and teachers have been suspended or detained since last weekend's failed coup . The accelerated purge came as several world leaders warned Erdogan ag...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Pakistan Condemns India Terming Wani A Terrorist

The Pakistan prime minister directed all the relevant departments to highlight the Kashmir issue at worldwide fora. Sharif on Monday called for a plebiscite in "occupied" Jammu and Kashmir to let its pe...More..

Roger Ailes' Lawyer Confirms He's Negotiating Departure From Fox
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Roger Ailes' Lawyer Confirms He's Negotiating Departure From Fox

That led to a back-and-forth between 21st Century Fox and Fox News at time when Mr. Ailes was renegotiating his contract. According to Carlson's lawyers, at least six other women have come forward with ...More..

Islamic State claim responsibility for 84 dead
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Islamic State claim responsibility for 84 dead

Fifty-nine people remain hospitalized after Thursday's attack, 29 of them in intensive care, Cazeneuve said Monday. The killer snapped a selfie in the truck hours before he plowed into the seaside holiday gat...More..

Trump foe Elizabeth Warren turns attacks on Pence
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Trump foe Elizabeth Warren turns attacks on Pence

Pence, who has been selected as the calm new sidekick of Trump, may appear boring at first sight, but as Warren points out in her strongly worded tweets, Pence is a unsafe man to women's health and reproductive...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Alleged Turkey coup leaders appear in court in Ankara

More than 6,000 military personnel, judges and officials have been arrested . The Turkish military said the coup attempt organized by "illegal gang members of FETÖ" was completely quelled at 4 p.m. Accordi...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Hilary Clinton Compares Opening Of RNC To The Wizard Of Oz

Opposition researchers for the presumptive Democratic nominee took turns reading the name of each lawsuit from a thick stack of papers yesterday, with one keeping tally on a whiteboard. This year, however, Repu...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Trump introduces Pence as VP, takes opportunity to slam Clinton

Pence had to withdraw officially as the Republican candidate for governor by noon, as IN state law forbids running for two offices at once. He added: "He's a solid, solid person". Trump is not scheduled to atte...More..

Murdochs Moving To Oust Roger Ailes After Sexual Harassment Allegations
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Murdochs Moving To Oust Roger Ailes After Sexual Harassment Allegations

And tonight, Breitbart News reported that more than 50 Fox on-air personalities will walk if Ailes is forced out. Variety reports that Ailes was most recently under a contract that would have originally see...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

UK's Johnson grilled by media at press conference with Kerry

Appearing at a London news conference with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Johnson was asked if he was going to apologize for his disobliging remarks about world leaders. Noting that the United Kingdom was ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Pakistan will have to observe 'Black Day' throughout the year: Shiv Sena

However, the newspaper editors say they will make a joint decision on whether to resume publication at a meeting later Tuesday. But on Monday, the government denied it had banned Srinagar-based newspapers, sa...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Protesters raise Pakistani flags in Indian Kashmir

Army opened fire after protesters refused to heed warnings and two women were killed, the spokesman said. Meanwhile, anti-India protests have persisted, marked by clashes between rock-throwing Kashmiris and t...More..

Virginia delegates gather on first day of GOP convention in Cleveland
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Virginia delegates gather on first day of GOP convention in Cleveland

So it was no surprise to see Trump backers twist themselves into knots defending remarks from Melania Trump's speech last night at the Republican National Convention that were clearly plagiarized from a 200...More..

Sanders Endorses Clinton, Says She 'Must Become Our Next President'
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Sanders Endorses Clinton, Says She 'Must Become Our Next President'

They say this event was a good start in that direction. While Clinton took only a few days to endorse Obama after the primaries in 2008, Sanders has held out for the past month, seeking to influence the party...More..

U.S. tries to defuse South China Sea strife with subtle diplomacy
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

U.S. tries to defuse South China Sea strife with subtle diplomacy

But China appears to be in the minority - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also said Thursday as he left for Mongolia that he wanted to discuss the South China Sea at the summit. China claims nearly all of ...More..

Melania Trump plagiarism row: Everything you need to know
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Melania Trump plagiarism row: Everything you need to know

MelaniaTrump, wife of Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. In a tweet, Donald Trump praise...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Thousands protest in Pakistani Kashmir after deadly clashes with Indian security forces

Trudeau said the U.S was concerned about his activities in Pakistan. We continue to be in touch with the Government of India . He further said, " Pakistan would continue to extend moral, political and dip...More..

Turkey: Wikileaks releases thousands of AKP emails
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Turkey: Wikileaks releases thousands of AKP emails

The organization planned to release the documents later in the year, but moves its publication date forward in light of Ankara's crackdown on those supsected of being involved in the coup. It added that the re...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

WikiLeaks under 'sustained attack' after announcing release of Turkey docs

The attack followed WikiLeaks' announcement that it plans to release a initial batch of 300,000 emails and 500,000 documents relating to the lead up to Friday's failed coup. WikiLeaks has said it will still...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Hillary Clinton campaigns in Las Vegas

In a stage entrance that was more WWE than President of the United States, Trump walked out to Queen's " We Are the Champions " - used without permission , naturally. Two passages from her address - each 30 wo...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Boris Johnson and John Kerry Held an Extremely Awkward Press Conference Today

They grilled Johnson on previous comments including branding Hillary Clinton a "sadistic nurse" and President Obama "part-Kenyan". "Those to my mind are far more important than any obiter dicta that you...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Chris Froome stamps authority on day of mourning at Tour de France

Froome leads the overall by 1-47 on Dutchman Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) and 2-45 on Adam Yates (Orica-BikeExchange). Although Quintana has given up nearly three minutes to Froome to this point, the 26-yea...More..

Funeral for slain Dallas Police Sgt. Michael Smith
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Funeral for slain Dallas Police Sgt. Michael Smith

No violence, whatsoever". Groups including the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana sued the Baton Rouge Police Department in federal court on Wednesday, alleging that police violated protesters' right...More..

Vietnam says Chinese reports of PM backing Beijing stance 'untruthful'
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Vietnam says Chinese reports of PM backing Beijing stance 'untruthful'

Hainan's maritime administration said an area southeast of the island province would be closed from Monday to Thursday, but gave no details about the nature of the exercises. and Japan for urging it to do so. ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian Feud Explodes Over Kayne West Rap Lyrics

Both West and Swift are perhaps the most public of public figures. Thereafter, Taylor alleged that the call in question was recorded without her consent. He cites one NY case in which a resident of Cali...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

New UK foreign minister Johnson: relationship with United States still strong and vital

During the recent referendum campaign on Britain's future in the European Union, Mr. Johnson led the Vote Leave side and called Mr. Obama an anti-British president and questioned his decision to remove a bust o...More..

Beijing goes on Hague ruling offensive
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Beijing goes on Hague ruling offensive

The announcement of the drills came in the middle of a three-day visit to China by the U.S. Navy's top admiral, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. On July 12, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Curfew continues to paralyse Kashmir for tenth consecutive day

Since 1989, more than 68,000 people have been killed in the uprising against Indian rule and the subsequent Indian military crackdown. The Congress on Friday condemned Pakistan's attempt to "internationalise ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

5 things you should know about Mike Pence

Shine said there's no doubt Pence will make a good impression on those who are not familiar yet with his track record. Lesley Stahl: Yeah, but you've used that vote of Hillary's that was the same as Gov...More..

Solidarity tries to stop SABC journalist-purge
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Solidarity tries to stop SABC journalist-purge

SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng refuses to do lift the editorial order, and said that he is willing to take the matter to court. The policies include the banning of the broadcast of violent protests. Solidarity's ...More..

EU, U.S. to Turkey: No excuse to break democratic traditions
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

EU, U.S. to Turkey: No excuse to break democratic traditions

Mr Yildirim said 232 people were killed in Friday night's violence: 208 of them were civilians, police and loyalist soldiers, and a further 24 were coup plotters. The Turkish government's crackdown after ...More..

India lifts ban but Kashmir papers not printing amid unrest
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

India lifts ban but Kashmir papers not printing amid unrest

Saeed, for whom the U.S. has offered a $10 million, told supporters in Lahore that the rally will have three phases. Asserting that India should not hold dialogue with Pakistan, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Ra...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Scott Baio Isn't Sorry He Tweeted That Meme Calling Hillary Clinton AC

It's time for Donald Trump, 70, to shine. 'Because from what I understand, folks in Philly like a good brawl. After defeating opponents like Ted Cruz , 45, Marco Rubio , 44, Jeb Bush , 63, John Kasich , 68,...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

China Will Conduct 3-day Military Drill in South China Sea

The president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has not commented on the tribunal's decision. However, the 88-year-old former leader cited his age and other commitments in suggesting he may not be up for the...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

French PM says clear that Nice truck driver was radicalised quickly

Five people believed to be linked to the man who killed 84 people in Nice are in police custody according to a statement by the Paris prosecutor's office. Nevertheless, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve sai...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Where Shouldn't You Play Pokemon Go?

Pokemon Go allows players to search locations in the real world to find valuable creatures to boost their scores. The Holocaust memorial is not the only questionable Pokemon Go location users have identifie...More..

Turkish Deputy PM: gov't only learned of coup attempt when well underway
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Turkish Deputy PM: gov't only learned of coup attempt when well underway

In remarks that have sparked concern among Western allies, Mr Erdogan has said Turkey could bring back the death penalty for the coup plotters. Speaking before Erdogan's late-night intervention, EU foreign po...More..

by | Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Turkey Submits Official Request to USA for Extradition of Gulen

Earnest said President Barack Obama would call Erdogan soon to reiterate USA support for Turkey's democratically elected civilian government and make the case for restraint and respect for the freedoms enshrine...More..

by | Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Gujarat Dalits Dump Cow Carcasses to Protest Against Gau Rakshaks

All seven were shifted to Gondal hospital, and their conditions were said to be out of danger. The Dalits have also followed up this threat by bringing few truckloads of dead cows and dumping them at the comp...More..

Mufti Abdul Qawi to be investigated in Qandeel murder case
by | Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Mufti Abdul Qawi to be investigated in Qandeel murder case

The city police chief said the authorities will charge Waseem with honour killing and seek "maximum punishment". "We have posted her freakish social media activities before but it's a little heart-breaking to...More..

by | Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Iran's FM extolls country's ability to restore nuke program

The document says that 11 to 13 years into the 15-year agreement, Iran can replace the 5,060 inefficient centrifuges it now uses to enrich uranium with up to 3,500 advanced machines. In January, Iran remove...More..