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President Obama is ending the Muslim registry program
- Декабря 23, 2016

When asked this week whether he intends to follow-through on plans to create a Muslim registry and impose a ban on Muslims entering the country, Trump responded , " You know my plans ". His former campaign manager and newly-named White House counselor Kellyanne Conway then told CNN Thursday morning that Trump would not pursue a ban based on religion, but rather on country of origin. (more...)
New suspect identified in Berlin Christmas market attack New suspect identified in Berlin Christmas market attack
- Декабря 23, 2016

The apparent security failings in the case triggered fresh criticism of Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal refugee policy, which has seen over a million people arrive since a year ago. A moment ago my wife spoke to his wife. The search prompted police in Denmark to search a Sweden-bound ferry in the port of Grenaa after receiving tips that someone resembling suspect Anis Amri had been seen there. (more...)
Trump Echoes Putin Call for Nuclear Proliferation
- Декабря 23, 2016

Both Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin both made public calls Thursday to increase nuclear weapons arsenals in their respective countries, as the United States President-Elect and the Russian strongman continued to align on key issues to a degree not seen with previous USA presidents. (more...)
In Ukraine, more evidence of a hacking group's Kremlin ties
- Декабря 23, 2016

Russian Federation has repeatedly denied hacking accusations, and Trump has also dismissed the assessments of the USA intelligence community. Emails stolen from Democratic Party servers eventually turned up on WikiLeaks and are a central part of what American intelligence officials describe as an effort by Russian Federation to influence the USA election in President-elect Donald Trump's favor. (more...)
Storm Barbara set to batter parts of United Kingdom and disrupt Christmas travel Storm Barbara set to batter parts of United Kingdom and disrupt Christmas travel
- Декабря 22, 2016

While it seems certain some stormy weather is set to hit the country, it looks increasing unlikely it will be a white Christmas with the mild temperatures forecast. Forecasters have predicted winds of up to 90mph will gust through northern and western parts of Scotland, including Inverness and Fort William, on Friday and have issued an amber "be prepared" weather warning. (more...)
China returns United States underwater drone taken in South China Sea China returns United States underwater drone taken in South China Sea
- Декабря 21, 2016

While Trump deleted the tweet an hour later, the unintentionally punny misspelling became a top trending topic on social media networks . Several U.S. Navy in what he calls an "unprecedented act". Yang Yujun, a spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Defense, said in a statement that the Chinese ship took the US drone "in order to prevent the device from harming the navigation safety and personnel safety of the ship". (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg's Home Has Its Own AI Named Jarvis
- Декабря 21, 2016

But there are certain situations that call for a spoken voice-among them commanding the system to play music, or to let someone in the house. His blog showed a list of songs played in his house which included Don't Stop, Dani California, Under The Bridge and Dark Necessities. (more...)
Southwest Airline's website goes down Southwest Airline's website goes down
- Декабря 21, 2016

ET Tuesday. The Dallas-based carrier said its website, Southwest.com, lost some of its functionality, starting around 10:30 a.m. CDT. Searching for ticket fares also brought up error messages. We are working hard to solve the issues and get it back up and running, " the statement said. The company took to social media to let customers know the website was down and that "flexible accommodations" would be made available for those affected. (more...)
'Several killed' in Mexico fireworks blast 'Several killed' in Mexico fireworks blast
- Декабря 21, 2016

Images broadcast by Milenio TV on Tuesday afternoon show a huge plume of smoke billowing into the sky above the open-air San Pablito Market in Tultepec , in the State of Mexico. In September 2005 , a fire blazed through the market and set off a chain of firework-related explosions, leaving hundreds injured just days before the Independence Day celebration. (more...)
Trump Picks 'Fiscal Hawk' for White House Budget Director Trump Picks 'Fiscal Hawk' for White House Budget Director
- Декабря 20, 2016

I'm a fan of Mulvaney, not only because he's a fellow South Carolinian, but most importantly, while many Republicans talk about cutting spending without ever lifting a finger to make it happen, he has always been willing to attack the budget in its totality, unafraid to target sacred cows. (more...)
Oil Prices Lifted by Hopes Inventories Will Fall
- Декабря 20, 2016

Speaking to reporters after launching the 15th Edition of the Malaysia Economic Monitor report published by the World Bank, Abdul Rahman said the cutback by Malaysia and other non-Opec as well as Opec members was aimed at shoring up crude oil prices by stabilising global oil supply, normalising the market and regaining investor confidence. (more...)
We'll keep holding rallies when I'm president, Trump tells faithful We'll keep holding rallies when I'm president, Trump tells faithful
- Декабря 20, 2016

John Kasich during the primary, said he wouldn't vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton but "cannot and will not vote for Donald Trump". During these "thank you" rallies , Trump has been reiterating numerous same points he made during the presidential campaign, but in each one, he has devoted at least 10 minutes to making fun of the media and the Democratic party for underestimating him and insisting that he could never become president. (more...)
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year Perfectly Describes 2016
- Декабря 20, 2016

Merriam-Webster has chosen " surreal " as its 2016 word of the year and this feels extremely, unfortunately right. "This word was the one clearly driving people to their dictionary", the company said in a statement Monday, after announcing their pick. (more...)
Apple to fight back over €13bn tax bill
- Декабря 20, 2016

Sewell said Apple will argue that the Commission's investigation wasn't thorough enough because it ignored the opinions of tax experts brought in by the Irish government . The full ruling of the Apple Tax case was released today with the Commission saying the Government here has not put forward any justification for the tax regime under which the iPhone giant operated. (more...)
SNL parodies Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin in Christmas skit SNL parodies Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin in Christmas skit
- Декабря 19, 2016

Asks Baldwin's Trump, "Wasn't that a great choice?" "You're the flawless candidate", Putin tells Trump . The mystery got solved soon as Bennett's bare-bodied Putin popped out of the fireplace. Tillerson, the CEO of ExxonMobil, has a close relationship with Russian Federation and was given the country's Order of Friendship award in 2013, one of the highest honours that Russian Federation bestows on foreigners. (more...)
Oil rises on Goldman forecast, signs producers complying with cuts
- Декабря 19, 2016

Opec's deal to cut production and boost prices gives oil companies the opportunity to start investing again - if they still have the risk appetite, according to analysts and investors. USA shale producers have the most to gain from the deal's implementation. The bank expects 84 percent compliance to the 1.6 million barrels a day in announced reductions from the October production levels released by the International Energy Agency. (more...)
Freeze warning through Monday morning; how to protect people, pets, pipes & plants Freeze warning through Monday morning; how to protect people, pets, pipes & plants
- Декабря 19, 2016

This warning replaces the winter weather advisory issued earlier Saturday. Winds were expected to be 15-20 miles per hour both ahead and behind the front, with a few gusts possible up to 35 miles per hour. Temperatures are expected to drop to near freezing as the sun sets and road temperatures will drop, too. The low forecast for Monday night into Tuesday morning will be approximately 34 degrees but the National Weather Service advises to keep plants protected throughout that period, ... (more...)
Aleppo evacuation to resume, plus cases from four towns: Syria government source Aleppo evacuation to resume, plus cases from four towns: Syria government source
- Декабря 19, 2016

There have been contradicting reports of how many people were evacuated from Aleppo on Thursday. There also were contradictory reports on the number of evacuees. With Aleppo out of rebel hands, the largest remaining rebel bastion is Idlib province, which is controlled by an alliance dominated by former al-Qaeda affiliate Fateh al-Sham Front. (more...)
Obama urges Trump to take Russian interference in election seriously
- Декабря 18, 2016

And then after the election, suddenly they're asking, oh, why didn't you tell us that maybe the Russians were trying to help our candidate? Speaking to reporters earlier Thursday, presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said that "only Russia's senior-most officials could have authorized these activities". (more...)
Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die
- Декабря 18, 2016

The Rajya Sabha passed only the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, while the other three legislations being "money bills" will be deemed to have been passed by the Upper House. The last couple of days witnessed angry exchanges between opposition and treasury benches as the ruling bloc, including Ananth Kumar, sought a debate on AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal. (more...)
CDC, county advise Zika testing for pregnant women in Brownsville
- Декабря 17, 2016

While researchers have long suspected that Zika infections early in pregnancy were most harmful to developing fetuses, the Brazilian study found that the trimester during which the women were infected did not matter much. The virus' ability to persist for over half a year could explain why some infants who were born without microcephaly began to show developmental problems as time went on. (more...)
Kanye West, Jim Brown, Ray Lewis meet with Trump in NYC Kanye West, Jim Brown, Ray Lewis meet with Trump in NYC
- Декабря 16, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) - A newly blond Kanye West visited Donald Trump on Tuesday, and the two men posed for photos but didn't say much about their discussion. Kanye and Trump spoke about "issues including bullying, supporting teachers, modernising curriculums, and violence in Chicago", the rapper revealed in a tweet on Wednesday. (more...)
'Star Trek: Discovery' Casts 'Walking Dead' Actress As its Lead 'Star Trek: Discovery' Casts 'Walking Dead' Actress As its Lead
- Декабря 16, 2016

Walking Dead fans should fret, because Martin-Green will still portray her character Sasha on the popular show (at least for now.because we all know how they like to kill off people ). The 31-year-old stars as warrior Sasha Williams in the record-breaking zombie epic, which is notorious for killing off its heroes at any given second. (more...)
India, Indonesia look to joint defence production India, Indonesia look to joint defence production
- Декабря 15, 2016

Modi said a joint statement on maritime cooperation signed after Monday's talks outlined "the agenda of our engagement in this field". "As the world's most populous Muslim nation Indonesia stands for democracy, diversity, pluralism, and social harmony". (more...)
Alaska Airlines Accomplishes Acquisition of Virgin America
- Декабря 15, 2016

Starting Monday, customers can purchase Virgin America tickets on Alaska's website. Virgin would lose its "cool factor", they anxious. The news comes just one week after the Department of Justice approved the merger. "Alaska Airlines and Virgin America are different airlines, but we believe different works - and we're confident fliers will agree", said Brad Tilden, CEO of Alaska Air Group. (more...)
Sunny Leone's brother gets married Sunny Leone's brother gets married
- Декабря 15, 2016

Sunny shared pictures of the Gurudwara-wedding on social media and the internet just can not have enough of it. The wedding ceremony took place in Los Angeles last week and the actress looked extremely lovely in traditional attire. Of course, Sunny was the star of the wedding but husband Daniel also stole the limelight. Sunny Leone can be seen here hugging her younger brother just before the wedding. (more...)
Syrian troops seize wide southern stretch of city of Aleppo
- Декабря 14, 2016

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , a war monitoring group, said more than 120,000 civilians had left the eastern part of the city as the government advance closed in, but that tens of thousands remained. To the south in Palmyra , a Russian aerial onslaught killed scores of Islamic State group fighters, forcing the jihadists to withdraw from the ancient city just hours after they had re-entered it. (more...)
Putin: Russia, Japan could solve 70-year territorial dispute Putin: Russia, Japan could solve 70-year territorial dispute
- Декабря 14, 2016

According to Putin, the two countries have "different possible options" for economic cooperation on the southern Kuril Islands - Russia's name for the disputed territories. There had been some expectation of a breakthrough on the issue during talks between Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan on Thursday and Friday, but officials on both sides appear to be urging caution. (more...)
Italy judge convicts 2 in sinking that claimed 700 migrants Italy judge convicts 2 in sinking that claimed 700 migrants
- Декабря 14, 2016

Judge Daniela Monaco Crea also sentenced another smuggler - 25-year-old Syrian Mahmud Bikhit - to five years in jail. Both men were also handed fines of nine million euros ($12.7 million). Mohammed Ali Malek was at the helm of an overcrowded vessel carrying up to 800 refugees that went down between Libya and Italy in April 2015. Malek has claimed the real captain died in the wreck and he is being scapegoated by the other survivors because he is Tunisian. (more...)
Michigan high court denies vote recount appeal Michigan high court denies vote recount appeal
- Декабря 14, 2016

Clinton had gained just 49 votes. Its not going to have any impact on whether the electoral college meets or who takes office.”. Two pro-Trump groups, the Great America PAC and the Stop Hillary PAC, filed a federal lawsuit December 1 — the day the recount began — to stop the process. (more...)

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