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Scientists move Doomsday Clock closer to midnight

Last year, scientists blamed Donald Trump for their decision to sound the alarm about an imminent apocalypse as they set the clock at two and a half minutes to midnight. "The Clock has become a universally recognized indicator of the world's vulner...

Porn star who 'had affair' with Trump suspended from Instagram

In the complaints, Common Cause claims that "because the funds were paid for the objective of influencing the 2016 presidential general election", the $130K settlement should've been considered a campaign expense. I've enjoyed the people I've been ...

Trump says he is willing to be interviewed under oath by Mueller

In March, Sessions recused himself from anything to do with investigations involving the 2016 election, a move that meant he had no power to influence Mueller's probe. A recent Washington Post report suggested Mueller wanted to question Trump spe...

Kendrapada MP Baijayant Panda suspended from BJD

This was announced by the senior BJD leader, Minister Surya Patro. "IMFA is a company which is into mining, ferro alloys and power in Odisha", Patro pointed out. The release said that because of all this, party president Naveen Patnaik "has suspend...

Oscars 2018: Not Too White, and a Little Less Male Dominated

Dee Reeswrote the screenplay for " Mudbound " alongside Virgil Williams, making her the first black woman in 45 years - and the second ever - to be nominated for best original screenplay. With Gerwig's nomination, it's possible that the director's br...

Last major challenger to Egypt's Sisi calls off…

Under el-Sissi, links to the Brotherhood are grounds for prosecution. The move by the military did not come as a complete surprise given that the powerful military establishment would have been loath to see two of its graduates slug it out in an el...

LeBron James congratulates himself ahead of joining NBA's 30000-point club

With 30,021 points, James joined Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387 points), Karl Malone (36,928), Kobe Bryant (33,643), Michael Jordan (32,292), Wilt Chamberlain (31,419) and Dirk Nowitzki (30,808) on the list. Michael Beasley scored 21 points and ...

Siege On Kabul Hotel Ends With At Least 5 Attackers Dead

The attack came despite a spate of renewed efforts to revive long-stalled peace talks between the Taliban and the government of President Ashraf Ghani, including reports of private meetings with Taliban emissaries. An official for the Afghan go...

Facebook crowdsources ratings to decide which news is 'trustworthy'

On 11 January, Facebook announced changes to the News Feed which are "designed to help bring people closer together by encouraging more meaningful connections". "We could try to make that decision ourselves, but that's not something we were comfort...

Armed forces network will air AFC, NFC championship games

National Football League spokesperson Brian McCarthy said that military members can watch the National Football League games for those who have access to USO Centers overseas. CBS Sports is reportedly carrying a live stream of the AFC Championsh...

Beijing claims US warship violated its South China Sea sovereignty, vows action

The United States has criticised China for constructing islands and military installations in the region, saying they could be used to restrict free nautical movement. "We are continuing regular FONOPs, as we have routinely done in the past and will ...

Amazon Has Shortlisted 20 Cities to be the Second Headquarters (HQ2)

Major metro areas - including Los Angeles , Washington D.C., NY and Atlanta dominated the finalists for the planned expansion of the Seattle-based internet retailing firm. Amazon said in its announcement that it will take a deeper dive into the re...

Donald Trump, Theresa May to meet in Davos

Under an FTA, trading partners give market access to each other with a view to promoting bilateral trade in goods and services, besides investments. Ammann will also meet India's Trade and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu and will host the tradition...

Frosty reception for South Korea's Winter Olympics detente with North

North Korean Olympic officials arrived in Switzerland on Thursday ahead of weekend talks at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to finalize Pyongyang's participation. The coach and members of the South Korean team are anxious their performance ...

Supreme Court will decide on Trump's travel ban

They prevailed before a Federal District Court there and before a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit , in San Francisco. Late past year, the justices allowed the entire travel ban issued in September to...

Bitcoin Holds Ground as Frantic Rally Sets $10000 Support Level

Indeed, it was all smiles and laughter when Bitcoin , the most popular digital coin out there, skyrocketed in value and topped $17,000 just last week. New payment legislation that took effect in April requires exchange operators to register with t...

Naval Officers of Crashed Ships Face Charges

In June, the USS Fitzgerald collided with a container ship near Japan, Tokyo Bay, killing seven US sailors. " Fitzgerald " collided with dry cargo ship ACX Cristal off the coast of Japan on June 17. "Information regarding further actions, if wa...

South Korea to hold security drills around Winter Olympics site

North Korea will send a delegation of more than 400, including 230 cheerleaders, 140 artists and 30 taekwondo players for a demonstration, a joint press statement released by Seoul's Unification Ministry said , adding that the precise number of a...

Turkey will not allow arming Kurds in Syria, army chief says

Meanwhile, Syrian activists said Turkish military activities near the borders with Afrin have continued, as well as shelling of the outskirts of the town. In a statement issued by Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the USA -led coalition against ISIS, th...

California couple accused of torturing their children had North Texas ties

However, the couple wasn't able to provide a logical reason behind the children's state or why they were held captive. Authorities managed to free all children, feed them and question them about why they were mistreated. Photos on a Facebook pag...

Three deputies, one K-9 officer shot responding to domestic assault

A York County Sheriff K-9 unit was among those who was called. "K9 units were sent to the scene to track down the suspect, at which point one of the K9 officers was shot around 1:07 a.m". According to WSOC McCall had been charged with assaulting ...

Israeli army destroys cross-border Hamas tunnel

Since October, the army has demolished three terror tunnels - one in October, one in December and this latest one, which penetrated Egypt and reached underneath the Kerem Shalom border crossing. In the aftermath of Saturday's strike, Israel's army fo...

Hawaii Gets False Alarm about 'Inbound' Ballistic Missile

For almost 40 minutes, it seemed like the world was about to end in Hawaii, an island paradise already jittery over the threat of nuclear-tipped missiles from North Korea . Footage shows how people in Hawaii were terrified by the false warning of an...

Trump Adviser Escorted Off CNN Set After Losing It On Jake Tapper

Michael Wolff appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe to discuss Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House . When asked about the president's tweet claiming to be "a very stable genius " earlier this week, Miller defended his boss and took a shot a...

Moon: Heartfelt Apology by Japan will Lead to Complete Resolution

But she added that she hoped Japan would make further efforts to help the women "regain honour and dignity and heal wounds in their hearts". The president said the issue can not be resolved in a mere "give-and-take manner", and called on Tokyo to "...

Ecuador grants nationality to Julian Assange

She confirmed Assange's citizenship request at a press conference in Quito , saying she feared for threats to his life coming from third party states. However, UK police say he will be arrested if he leaves the embassy in Knightsbridge for failing t...

Darrell Issa Will Not Seek Re-Election

Issa, who joined the House in 2001, won re-election in 2016 by a half percentage point in a district that favored Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to President Donald Trump . "I am forever grateful to the people of San Diego, Orange a...

Quake with magnitude 7.6 hits Caribbean; damage being assessed

A Tsunami warning has been issued for Jamaica, following a magnitude 7.6 quake that struck in the Caribbean Sea between the coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands on Tuesday night. The reports that the 7.6 magnitude makes this one of the most pow...

Winter weather advisory for region tonight, tomorrow

It will be windy and very cold as arctic air settles in. A winter weather event is possible across Middle Tennessee Friday night into Saturday , although there is still a significant amount of uncertainty, according to the National Weather Ser...

See Images of Devastating Rain, Flooding, and Mud in Southern California

DeGeneres also posted how she loves "being part of the Montecito community". Both companies offer trips northbound from the Ventura Harbor, at 1415 Spinnaker Dr., and southbound from the Santa Barbara Harbor, at 301 W. Search teams have worked arou...

Outrage as Trump administration ends temporary protected status for 260k Salvadorans

Salvadorans make up the largest portion of individuals covered by so-called temporary protected status, which shields about 320,000 people in the USA from deportation, according to the Congressional Research Service . President Donald Trump, accom...

Will Trump and Israel Cut Off Aid to Millions of Palestinian Refugees?

The Israeli Prime Minister said that practical steps must be taken to change the situation in which "UNRWA perpetuates the Palestinian refugee problem instead of resolving it". Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) over what he called the Palestinians' u...

Crews Battling Electrical Fire Atop Trump Tower

According to "Today", the fire is being described as a "one-alarm fire", and officials say no injuries have been reported . Trump's primary residence was in the building before his election victory and inauguration almost a year ago. First Lady Mela...

Sears to close Prices Corner store

At its peak in the 2000s, there were 3,500 Sears stores and 2,171 Kmart locations throughout the country. Sears declined to specify how many employees will be displaced by the latest round of store closings. There are Sears locations remaining op...

Jammu and Kashmir Blast In Sopore Kills 4 Policemen

Inspector General of Police (Kashmir range) Munir Khan said the IED had been planted in a shop and triggered off when police personnel on duty came closer to it. The government forces have sealed all entry and exit points of Sopore soon after the bla...

Husted Reacts To End Of Trump's Election Commission

The panel struggled from the start, however, with Democratic state officials refusing to comply with requests for public voter roll data that in many cases can be easily bought. System is rigged , must go to Voter I.D. He followed that up with anot...

Investigators Suspect Somebody Set Roy Moore Accuser's House on Fire

Johnson , who claimed Moore groped her in 1991 at his law offices, confirmed to NBC News that her home in Gadsden caught fire on Tuesday while she and her husband were at work. "I am devastated, just devastated", she was quoted as saying. "We have ...

DOJ reportedly again looking at Hillary Clinton's email server

Trump tweeted , apparently referencing a Daily Caller report . X The Hill's John Solomon reported on Wednesday that congressional investigators have turned up evidence that the Federal Bureau of Investigation believed laws had been broken whe...

One tourist killed, 12 injured in hot-air balloon crash in Egypt

The fatality was South African, according to a health ministry official. The balloon was travelling over the ancient city when it was forced off course and into a mountainous area by strong winds , according to reports. local time. The crash, ...

North Korean leader begins new year with threats against US

Kim said he is willing to send a North Korean delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and added both Koreas "could urgently meet" to discuss the matter. How things turn out, he said, rests on whether China puts more pressure North Kore...

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Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle once served as San Francisco's First Lady

At the party, Don Jr. As for his ex, People magazine reports that they "are not fond of each other", but are keeping things as amicable as possible for their kids. Guilfoyle wa...

Man wanted for brutal killing of Utah teen caught in southern Colorado

A GoFundMe page that was set up Tuesday, apparently to cover the teen's funeral costs, had raised more than $8,800 by Wednesday afternoon. After the call disconnected, the mom ...

Livid China asserts right over Taiwan as USA allows diplomatic visits there

Hong Kong and Macau are former European colonies that are now part of China but run largely autonomously. "Regardless of what the United States will say or do, it will not chang...

Pakistan's civil-military leadership condemns attack on Ahsan Iqbal

Chaudhry said that at least one man had been arrested at the scene of the attack, adding that investigations were ongoing. Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif - who also heads...

Melania to Reveal Agenda Goals on Children's Issues

While Trump has since September of previous year said she plans to focus her efforts on the well-being of children, she had yet to define what exactly that means, instead delvin...

Anti-India Protests In Kashmir Follow Reported Killing Of Rebels

Anti-India sentiment runs deep among Kashmir's mostly Muslim population after decades of Indian rule. "On the basis of information (received), we conducted a cordon-and-search op...

Top US lawmaker voices doubt about NK denuclearization

Although Trump has placed considerable faith in South Korean leader Moon's efforts to patch up relations with North Korea , the US president has long complained that South Kor...

Nashville came out ready to play in Game 4

Rinne was pulled in Game 1 of the series after giving up three goals on 16 shots. The Jets have never gotten past the second round of the playoffs. They weren't pushed around like ...

Haspel offered to withdraw as nominee for Central Intelligence Agency chief: WP

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders did not comment on Haspel's offer to withdraw but described her as "the best of the best" and a "patriot", the report said . Haspel's chances o...

Pakistan's twin coal mine accidents claim 23 lives, injure 6 people

Rescue officials said a dozen of the dead miners belonged to Shangla district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Mine inspector Iftikhar Ahmed said five more bodies had been recovered from o...

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Navalny Supporters Detained, Warned Ahead Of Anti-Putin Rally

Navalny Supporters Detained, Warned Ahead Of Anti-Putin Rally

Police warned it would use force and "impact munition" to disperse the rally. Putin is scheduled to officially assume his fourth presidential term on Monday , with Navalny cal...

PM Modi hails Siddaganga Mutt, slams Congress for anti-farmer policies

PM Modi hails Siddaganga Mutt, slams Congress for anti-farmer policies

The meeting, which will be held two days after the declaration of the results of the Karnataka Assembly polls, will focus mainly on the pro-poor initiatives of the government and t...

Casualties Mount After Storm Hits Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan

Casualties Mount After Storm Hits Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan

Officials have said the death toll could rise over the coming days. "We experienced a fierce storm , with an unusually high wind speed", Hemant Gera, responsible for relief an...

Iowa passes 'most restrictive' abortion law in US

Iowa passes 'most restrictive' abortion law in US

The U.S. Supreme Court then declined to review the cases. But the Republicans pressing the Iowa legislation are making a decisive turn away from the small incremental measures...

SA ranks third among African nations on media freedom

SA ranks third among African nations on media freedom

Under the theme "Media, Justice and the Rule of Law: The Counter power of Power", the meeting will bring together delegations from more than 100 countries. "But on this Day, we are...