Worldwide


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly hires Democratic pollster Joel Benenson Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly hires Democratic pollster Joel Benenson
- August 03, 2017

According to the report , Benenson will conduct research for the couple's Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the philanthropy effort launched in 2015. Benenson is the latest high-profile political consultant to join Zuckerberg's payroll in recent months. (more...)
NAACP delegates back travel advisory for Missouri NAACP delegates back travel advisory for Missouri
- August 03, 2017

The advisory urges travelers of color, women and LGBT people to "travel with extreme caution" in the state. "You have violations of civil rights that are happening to people". "They're being pulled over due to their skin color, they're being beaten up or killed", Chapel told the Kansas City Star . The state's legislation will make lawsuits alleging discrimination much more hard to win, as victims will now have to present proof that discrimination was the main reason for a defendant's ... (more...)
Republican Lawmakers Warn Trump Not To Sabotage Obamacare Republican Lawmakers Warn Trump Not To Sabotage Obamacare
- August 03, 2017

The company said it factored in the uncertainty over the subsidies and enforcement of Obamacare's mandate that most Americans be insured into its proposed increase, according to an actuarial report attached to its filing. But it said it would have only asked for an 8.8% bump if Trump and House Republicans agreed to fund the Obamacare cost-sharing subsidies through 2018. (more...)
Gavin Grimm lawsuit gets returned to a lower federal court Gavin Grimm lawsuit gets returned to a lower federal court
- August 03, 2017

However, Grimm graduated in June, which led the Gloucester County School Board to file several briefings to the USA 4th Circuit Court of Appeals arguing that the case is moot. The nation's highest court made that move after President Trump revoked an Obama administration directive that agreed with letting transgender students use the bathroom of their choice. (more...)
NATO Jets Intercept Russian Aircraft NATO Jets Intercept Russian Aircraft
- August 03, 2017

Pence was speaking on the first leg of a European tour that continues to Georgia and Montenegro. Pence arrived here late Monday for a two-day visit, which will be followed by a trip to Balkan country of Montenegro, the newest member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. (more...)
Louisiana Assistant Police Chief Resigns After Racist Facebook Post Goes Viral Louisiana Assistant Police Chief Resigns After Racist Facebook Post Goes Viral
- August 03, 2017

The post has since been deleted, but not before users on social media shared screenshots of Welsh's post, according to the Sacramento Bee . In a Facebook post by Estherwood City Hall, council members say they will not address a controversial Facebook post made by an Estherwood police officer. (more...)
Neymar to leave Barcelona: Messi's farewell and other goodbyes Neymar to leave Barcelona: Messi's farewell and other goodbyes
- August 03, 2017

If Neymar moves, it would be the "most political transfer in football history", says Paul Hayward of the Daily Telegraph . In October, Neymar signed a new Barcelona contract until 2021 in which his buy-out clause was raised to more than double the biggest transfer fee in football history - now held by Paul Pogba's £89 million (S$159 million) move to Manchester United from Juventus . (more...)
Metro Vancouver extends air quality advisory through Wednesday (August 2) Metro Vancouver extends air quality advisory through Wednesday (August 2)
- August 03, 2017

The effects of the wildfire smoke can also vary depending on where you live in the region. The warning accompanies a heat wave on B.C.'s South Coast that is expected to continue to build through the weekend. Information about real-time air quality readings for Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley communities and potential health impacts can be found at: www.airmap.ca and www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/environment/air-land-water/air . (more...)
'Chubby fool': Duterte lambasts North Korea's Kim Jong-un for nuclear ambitions 'Chubby fool': Duterte lambasts North Korea's Kim Jong-un for nuclear ambitions
- August 03, 2017

Duterte criticized North Korea's missile testing and slammed Kim Jong-un for "playing with risky toys". North Korea still has several additional steps to master before it officially has the ability to conduct a nuclear attack on the U.S. (more...)
German prosecutors: ex-Auschwitz guard, 96, fit for prison German prosecutors: ex-Auschwitz guard, 96, fit for prison
- August 03, 2017

A date for Groening to enter prison has not yet been set. He has yet to serve a single day, however, having remained free while prosecutors determined whether he was fit for incarceration. It is not yet clear, however, when the former Nazi would start serving his time. Groening's case has garnered global headlines, particularly given his matter-of-fact admission of the Nazis' culpability and his willingness to discuss the horrors witnessed at Auschwitz. (more...)
Trump Says US Is Losing in Afghanistan, Wants Commander Fired Trump Says US Is Losing in Afghanistan, Wants Commander Fired
- August 03, 2017

Officials said Trump argued that the United States should demand a share of Afghanistan's estimated $1 trillion in mineral wealth in exchange for its assistance to the Afghan government. According to one official, Trump at one point said the situation in Afghanistan was similar to renovations that occurred at "21" Club. The meeting took place the day after Trump took the unusual step of having lunch with a group of service members who'd spent time on the ground in Afghanistan to try to ... (more...)
Brazil's Congress to vote on trial for president Brazil's Congress to vote on trial for president
- August 03, 2017

The probe has already snared Cunho, construction firm CEO Marcelo Odebrecht and even another president: Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the popular former president who left office about six years ago, was convicted of corruption charges and sentenced to nine and a half years in prison last month. (more...)
Momentum Has Been Lost In Senate For 'Forever GI Bill', Advocates Say Momentum Has Been Lost In Senate For 'Forever GI Bill', Advocates Say
- August 03, 2017

The bill, a bipartisan compromise negotiated between House and Senate lawmakers last week, would avert the threat of interrupted medical care for thousands of veterans and inject enough money into the Choice program to keep it going for the next six months. (more...)
Scaramucci out of White House after 10 days
- August 03, 2017

Kelly, a whip-cracking retired general who was sworn in as White House chief of staff on Monday , had demanded to speak to the president alone after Trump complained loudly that the USA was admitting travelers from countries he viewed as high risk. (more...)
40 children taken to hospitals after chemical leak at YMCA pool 40 children taken to hospitals after chemical leak at YMCA pool
- August 03, 2017

Dudley said twenty-three people were transported to Duke University Hospital or to Duke Regional Hospital. The Durham Fire department responded to the chlorine leak around 2:45 Wednesday afternoon at the facility on West Morgan Street. Police spokesman Wil Glenn confirmed that the Durham Fire Department was investigating the incident. "I felt lightheaded with my throat hurting", Siler said of her symptoms before she was taken to the hospital via ambulance. (more...)
Russian journalist outrageously punched live on air during Paratroopers' Day celebrations Russian journalist outrageously punched live on air during Paratroopers' Day celebrations
- August 03, 2017

The news anchor claimed there were "problems" with the report and expressed her wishes that the journalist was okay. The assailant was quickly caught and detained by police; it also appears that the reporter did not suffer from any injuries during the altercation. (more...)
HR McMaster Fires Trump Loyalist From National Security Council HR McMaster Fires Trump Loyalist From National Security Council
- August 03, 2017

He has determined that, at this time, a different set of experiences is best-suited to carrying that work forward. McMaster had previously tried to remove Cohen-Watnick from the National Security Council but was overruled by Trump, who heeded interventions on Cohen-Watnick's behalf by Bannon and Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , who is the senior administration official responsible for Middle East policy. (more...)
Banco Santander, (SAN) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.17
- August 03, 2017

Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in shares of Banco Santander, by 82.0% in the fourth quarter. Banco Santander Brasil SA has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 15.5% annually over the last three years. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 14th. (more...)
Gulalai's allegations against Imran correct: Marvi Gulalai's allegations against Imran correct: Marvi
- August 03, 2017

According to the application, Mr Khan should be disqualified from the National Assembly membership and by-election should be held in NA-56. She rejected wrong perception that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was behind Ayesha's allegations. (more...)
Kano Pilgrims Board secures 3200 visas Kano Pilgrims Board secures 3200 visas
- August 03, 2017

During this time, a total of 1,27,000 hajjis will be transported to Mecca to perform the hajj pilgrimage. "The board has so far secured over 2,500 visas from Saudi Arabia for its intending pilgrims for this year's hajj". Representatives from the religious affairs ministry and Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (Haab), and senior officials of Biman Bangladesh Airlines were present at the meeting with Menon in the chair. (more...)
'Are you a virgin', Bihar medical college asks new employees 'Are you a virgin', Bihar medical college asks new employees
- August 03, 2017

Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences has come up with a freaky form for its employees, which asks them about their virginity. Triggering a controversy, a government-run hospital here has asked its employees to declare their virginity in a marital status declaration form. (more...)
US Plans Trade Probe Over China's Demands for Tech Transfers US Plans Trade Probe Over China's Demands for Tech Transfers
- August 03, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump is close to a decision on how to respond to what he considers China's unfair trade practices, a senior Trump administration official said on Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal and New York Times stories also said USA officials were looking into using Section 301 of the 1974 Trade Act. The United States has a long list of grievances with China, ranging from accusations of steel dumping to theft of USA companies' intellectual property. (more...)
Senate Democrats say "no" to cuts for rich in GOP tax plan
- August 03, 2017

Forty-three Senate Democrats and two independents signed the letter. "We are all united in the belief that the single most important action we can take to grow our economy and help the middle class get ahead is to fix our broken tax code for families, small business, and American job creators competing at home and around the globe", they said. (more...)
Senate health panel to craft insurance stabilization bill Senate health panel to craft insurance stabilization bill
- August 03, 2017

He followed that tweet with a similar threat Monday , writing, "If ObamaCare is hurting people, & it is, why shouldn't it hurt the insurance companies & why should Congress not be paying what the public pays?" The step toward bipartisanship on health care comes as some Republicans consider an approach that diverges from the president's stance. (more...)
Rex Tillerson calls for dialogue with North Korea Rex Tillerson calls for dialogue with North Korea
- August 03, 2017

He reiterated that Washington sought to persuade North Korea to give up its missile and nuclear weapons programs through peaceful pressure. US President Donald Trump has demanded that China , North Korea's neighbor and biggest trade partner, rein in its nuclear ambitions - angrily tweeting over the weekend that Beijing is not doing enough. (more...)
United States willing to talk to North Korea: Rex Tillerson United States willing to talk to North Korea: Rex Tillerson
- August 03, 2017

Earlier on Tuesday, a leading Republican senator, Lindsey Graham, said Trump had told him he was willing to go to war with North Korea "if they continued to try to hit America with an ICBM". Tillerson said the United States initiated a sustained and continued intensified campaign on "peaceful pressure" as the country's available options were "limited". (more...)
Kelly sworn in as Trump's second chief of staff
- August 03, 2017

Trump Jr. released e-mails in July that showed he eagerly agreed a year ago to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Clinton as part of Moscow's official support for his father. (more...)
Roma launch Totti jersey into space Roma launch Totti jersey into space
- August 03, 2017

In the middle of July, the Italian icon confirmed he will become a director at Roma after ending his playing career at his boyhood club. Like that's the story - there was a rocket with the sole objective of sending his shirt into space launched from French Guyana. (more...)
Germany expels Vietnam attache over suspected kidnap Germany expels Vietnam attache over suspected kidnap
- August 03, 2017

Germany on Wednesday accused Vietnam of kidnapping a Vietnamese asylum seeker in Berlin and ordered a Vietnamese intelligence officer to leave the country within 48 hours. German media reported the man had been taken from the Tiergarten, a large forested park in central Berlin, by armed men on July 23. Thanh was a former top official in Vietnam who was accused of mismanagement and causing losses at his subsidiary of PetroVietnam. (more...)
West Ham boss Bilic sends a clear message to unwanted players West Ham boss Bilic sends a clear message to unwanted players
- August 03, 2017

And any chance of backing out were made harder when David Sullivan Jnr - son of West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan, offered to pay for the tattoo. Reid - who has been linked to English Premier League rival Everton - then "reportedly sarcastically clapped the referee for his decision", the Daily Star said . (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 1160 1161 1162 1163 1164 1165 1166 1167 1168 1169 1170 1171 1172 1173 1174 1175 1176 1177 1178 1179 1180 1181 1182 1183 1184 1185 1186 1187 1188 1189 1190 1191 1192 1193 1194 1195 1196 1197 1198 1199 1200 1201 1202 1203 1204 1205 1206 1207 1208 1209 1210 1211 1212 1213 1214 1215 1216 1217 1218 1219 1220 1221 1222 1223 1224 1225 1226 1227 1228 1229 1230 1231 1232 1233 1234 1235 1236 1237 1238 1239 1240 1241 1242 1243 1244 1245 1246 1247 1248 1249 1250 1251 1252 1253 1254 1255 1256 1257 1258 1259 1260 1261 1262 1263 1264 1265 1266 1267 1268 1269 1270 1271 1272 1273 1274 1275 1276 1277 1278 1279 1280 1281 1282 1283 1284 1285 1286 1287 1288 1289 1290 1291 1292 1293 1294 1295 1296 1297 1298 1299 1300 1301 1302 1303 1304 1305 1306 1307 1308 1309 1310 1311 1312 1313 1314 1315 1316 1317 1318 1319 1320 1321 1322 1323 1324 1325 1326 1327 1328 1329 next »