India's Dhoni says team will see even more success under Kohli

He has to push for someone's removal. What was the best cricketing advice he got so far in his life, he said he got it from his hero Sachin Tendulkar. Dhoni also praised the current squad and said that this team has the potential to conquer everyth... More..

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Cuomo Proposes Free College Tuition For Middle Class
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Cuomo Proposes Free College Tuition For Middle Class

The major problem with Cuomo's plan is that the biggest benefits are delivered to some relatively wealthy NY families. If somehow, some way, NY state is able to fund middle class students' education, those in...More..

After dispute, Va. man uses 300000 pennies to pay DMV
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

After dispute, Va. man uses 300000 pennies to pay DMV

Nick Stafford from Cedar Buff, Virginia, delivered the coins to DMV, the company's automated counting machines struggled with the huge amount of money. "The phone numbers are irrelevant to me". "They had to sp...More..

Rising food prices keep inflation at 11-year high
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Rising food prices keep inflation at 11-year high

It reads in part, "The Consumer Price Index which measures inflation increased by 18.55 per cent (year-on-year) in December 2016, 0.07 percent points higher from the rate recorded in November (18.48 per cent)"....More..

Lord Snowdon dies at 86: A royal marriage in pictures
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Lord Snowdon dies at 86: A royal marriage in pictures

Buckingham Palace said the queen had been informed of her former brother-in-law's death but did not comment further. But the man born Antony Armstrong-Jones, will be best remembered for his marriage into th...More..

Adelaide snowboarder causes avalanche in Canada, survives because of backpack
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Adelaide snowboarder causes avalanche in Canada, survives because of backpack

He managed to escape unscathed, if a bit shaken, from the incident. The inflatable backpack reacts similarly to a vehicle airbag, and ABC reports that it was a gift from family and friends on Oye's most rec...More..

Putin And Erdogan Say Syria Ceasefire Agreement Being Observed
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Putin And Erdogan Say Syria Ceasefire Agreement Being Observed

Turkey and the USA have recently been at odds especially over the designation of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its military wing, the People's Protection Unit (YPG). In a Senate confirmati...More..

SC rejects plea to allow Jallikattu
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

SC rejects plea to allow Jallikattu

Students of state-run Anna University and Dr Ambedkar Law University voiced support for Jallikattu. "The draft of the judgement has been prepared but it's not possible to deliver it before Saturday", the apex...More..

Michelle Obama's Farewell Tonight Show Visit: All the Epic Moments
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Michelle Obama's Farewell Tonight Show Visit: All the Epic Moments

The waterworks continue after President Obama's final address to the nation with Michelle Obama's last appearance as the FLOTUS on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon . Michelle Obama herself stepped o...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Paris attacks: Two people were detained in Brussels

Farid K. and Meryem E.B. are suspected of having supplied Khalid El Bakraoui with false documents used during the preparation of the Paris attacks. Bakraoui was involved in the planning of the Paris attacks...More..

Marks & Spencer Rebounds as Clothing Sales Top Estimates
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Marks & Spencer Rebounds as Clothing Sales Top Estimates

Food was up 0.6 percent, against predictions of a slight fall. CEO Steve Rowe said that measures taken by the retailer, including " better ranges, better availability and better prices ", had been strongly we...More..

Retired Gen. James Mattis cancels appearance before House Armed Services Committee
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Retired Gen. James Mattis cancels appearance before House Armed Services Committee

If Mattis is going to be defense secretary, Democrats believe he explicitly should be named as exempt from military law, Youngsmith said . Mattis, who retired in 2013 after serving as commander of U.S. For o...More..

Islamic State Blows Up Government Buildings On Iraq's Mosul
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Islamic State Blows Up Government Buildings On Iraq's Mosul

The United Nations' humanitarian coordination office (OCHA) said that almost 700 people in the last week had been admitted into hospitals in cities in Kurdish-controlled areas outside Mosul , and more than 817...More..

BSF jawan posts video on social media, seeks PM's attention
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

BSF jawan posts video on social media, seeks PM's attention

Apart from probing the said allegations -Upadhyay said- an enquiry would also be conducted as to why Tej Bahadur was carrying a phone while on duty, despite strict guidelines to the contrary. In the video he sa...More..

Teenager appears in court charged with murder of Katie Rough, 7
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Teenager appears in court charged with murder of Katie Rough, 7

The teen, who can not be identified because she is a minor, stared straight forward during the eight-minute hearing which revealed little Katie died as a result of severe lacerations to her neck and chest. I tu...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Sainsbury's Stock Surges on Modest Sales Growth, but Challenges Remain

This beat analyst expectations of a 0.8% fall in sales. Coupe, however, warned that the market remained "very competitive and the impact of the devaluation of sterling remains uncertain". The Sainsbury's sa...More..

Tourist dead in plane crash on remote Queensland beach
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Tourist dead in plane crash on remote Queensland beach

The woman, in her 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene while three others were seriously injured in the horrific crash on Middle Island on Tuesday morning. 'It sounded pretty grim by the sounds of things. "T...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Lalu Pings Akhilesh Yadav Who Politely But Firmly Says 'No Thanks'

The deal-breaker is the position of party president, usurped from his father by Akhilesh Yadav at a party meeting on January 1. However, truce could not be worked out as Akhilesh Yadav refused to step down from...More..

Week-long Celebration and Remembrance of MLK Jr
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Week-long Celebration and Remembrance of MLK Jr

King's dream and their own aspirations", the release said. More info: 206-551-7316 or parkways.seattle.gov/ . "More specifically, a year ago approximately 200 attended the Freedom March on MLK Day, 300 v...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

U.S. might not shoot down North Korean ballistic missile: Carter

Pyongyang tripled down on Kim Jong-un's New Year's claim that North Korea is close to testing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Wednesday. Pyongyang "has set the goal of developing miniaturized nuc...More..

Chuck Schumer trolls Mitch McConnell on nominations by literally repeating his words
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Chuck Schumer trolls Mitch McConnell on nominations by literally repeating his words

The director of the Office of Government Ethics, Walter M. Shaub Jr. said holding hearings before nominees have been throughly reviewed was "of great concern" in a letter to Senate Democratic Leader Chuck...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

At least 21 dead in blasts outside American University of Afghanistan

A suicide bomber targeted an area of Kabul near the country's parliamentary offices and moments later a auto bomb went off nearby, Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said. The first blast was shortly fol...More..

New wave of strikes to further cripple public transportation in UK
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

New wave of strikes to further cripple public transportation in UK

Members of the Aslef union began three days of industrial action on Tuesday because of a dispute with Southern owners Govia Thameslink Rail over making trains driver-only. Commuters can expect more delays, di...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Man charged with shooting USA diplomat in Mexico

An American citizen arrested in the shooting of a US consular official in Mexico last week has been deported, the USA justice department said Tuesday. He was arrested by Mexican authorities on Sunday and then d...More..

Charleston gunman sentenced to death for church massacre
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Charleston gunman sentenced to death for church massacre

The jury tasked with deciding reached their verdict after about three hours of deliberations. "Wouldn't it be fair to say that the prosecution hates me?" Those charges also come with the possibility of the de...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) , Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)

For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $1.24 and high estimate of $1.36. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 7,418,449 shares of the retailer's stock worth $541,665,000 after buying a...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Magnitsky List extension aimed at further deterioration of Russian-US relations

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway reaffirmed on Monday that Trump plans to ease US sanctions against Russian Federation upon taking office later this month. presidential election last November. "There does see...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

17 arrested over Kardashian West jewelry heist in Paris

The French newsweekly L'Express said according to police the suspects range in age from 23 to 72 and are mostly French nationals along with some Algerians. Kardashian's lawyers are going to ask her to confront ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Trudeau Shuffles Cabinet, Mihychuk Out as Labour Minister

Rumours have swirled for months that Dion was to be named ambassador to France but he has denied any interest in the plum post. Trudeau on Tuesday named Chrystia Freeland as Canada's new foreign minister amid...More..

by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Death toll in Sinai attack rises to 12

It said seven police and one civilian were killed, and that security forces killed five of the attackers. Three floors of the police building were blown out, the officials said. Most of the attacks occurred i...More..

Search goes on for missing plane on ice-covered Lake Erie
by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Search goes on for missing plane on ice-covered Lake Erie

Dive crews were able to begin bringing up more debris from the water at around 1:30 Monday afternoon. A next step in search efforts that resumed Monday in Lake Erie for a plane carrying six people that disapp...More..

McGuinness resigns from NI executive as green energy scandal deepens
by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

McGuinness resigns from NI executive as green energy scandal deepens

Sinn Fein has seven days to nominate McGuinness' successor, but has already said it will not replace him. Earlier this week, Mrs Foster alluded to Mr McGuinness's health troubles in an interview, where she ...More..

North Korea says to launch ICBM anytime
by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

North Korea says to launch ICBM anytime

Last week Trump criticized China in a tweet for not reigning in the North Korea nuclear threat. The ICBM will be launched anytime and anywhere determined by the supreme headquarters of the DPRK. North K...More..

Obama slams charges that he underestimated Vladimir Putin
by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Obama slams charges that he underestimated Vladimir Putin

On Fox News Sunday , Trump's incoming chief of staff ReincePreibus explained that Trump "accepts the fact that this particular case was entities in Russian Federation", but he did not reference whether Trump b...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Saudi Arabia Says Mosque Attack Planner Killed in Shootout

Saudi security forces killed the two extremists in a security operation in the Yasmeen district, north of Riyadh. The other militant killed on Saturday, Talal bin Samran al-Sa'aeidi, had previously been arres...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Iraqi forces reach Tigris for first time in Mosul offensive

The offensive to recapture Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, was launched on October 17. Mosul operation commander Abdul Amir Rashid Jarallah said that the police also seized control over the nearby hospital...More..

Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, former Iranian president, dies at 82
by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, former Iranian president, dies at 82

Rajavi said Rafsanjani had over the 38 years since the Iranian revolution "played a critical role in suppression at home and export of terrorism overseas as well as in the quest to acquire nuclear weapons". Mr ...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

At least 12 killed, 50 injured in auto bombing

According to local sources, the attacker is believed to have driven the auto through a gate into the market and detonated the bomb after security forces fired on the vehicle. The Sunni extremist group views Ira...More..

Turkey questions US-led coalition presence at Incirlik air base
by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Turkey questions US-led coalition presence at Incirlik air base

Cavusoglu, who spoke to Turkey's state news channel TRT after his meeting with U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres in NY, said that the base used by the US will remain working for the time being. The Erd...More..

Theresa May can not ignore NHS crisis or brush off critics
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Theresa May can not ignore NHS crisis or brush off critics

The opposition Labour Party's shadow-health secretary Jonathan Ashworth described the Red Cross statement as a "badge of shame" on the ruling Conservative Party. News of the deaths came as NHS England data wa...More..

Turkey Arrests Wrong Man In Connection With Istanbul Nightclub Attack
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Turkey Arrests Wrong Man In Connection With Istanbul Nightclub Attack

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is confirming that a Canadian was among those who died in an attack on a Turkish nightclub that killed at least 39 people. Al Jazeera's Sinem Koseoglu, reporting from Istanbul, sai...More..

Officials warn of flu outbreak in San Francisco area
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Officials warn of flu outbreak in San Francisco area

In the short-term, Martin said she fears a dip in vaccination rates could result in more hospitalizations and deaths. The influenza A virus known as H3N2 appears to be the dominant flu strain this season. The...More..

Australia eyes series sweep after setting Pakistan 465 to win
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Australia eyes series sweep after setting Pakistan 465 to win

Everywhere in the world there's a system in place and players come and go. "The previous time I was out for 87 in the 2004 Boxing Day Test so it was my wish that I have one or two centuries and certainly my w...More..

Gunman at large after wounding United States consular official in Mexico
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Gunman at large after wounding United States consular official in Mexico

The FBI offered a $20,000 reward for information about the shooter. The shooting occurred as the official, who has not been named, was leaving a parking garage. In recent years, a handful of USA consular empl...More..

Theresa May to visit Donald Trump 'in spring'
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Theresa May to visit Donald Trump 'in spring'

The visit might may have proved awkward as both publicly criticised Mr Trump on Twitter before entering Number 10. The trip was part of Mrs May's efforts to build a relationship with the businessman ahead of ...More..

20 killed in blast in Syrian town near Turkey
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

20 killed in blast in Syrian town near Turkey

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said that of the 43 people who had been reported dead so far, six had been identified as belonging to rebel groups. The Aleppo Media Center reported up to 21 pe...More..

by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Mitch McConnell's Political Moves Are Appalling, But Democrats Could Learn from Them

Schumer's assertion comes as Democrats and liberal advocacy groups are increasingly complaining that the Supreme Court with Bush's nominees - Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justice Samuel A. Now tha...More..

Amar Singh Resigns From Samajwadi Party
by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Amar Singh Resigns From Samajwadi Party

Congress, according to some leaders, would be more than happy with the arrangement. An alliance with the RLD will be a major boost here. "SP is weak in several seats in western Uttar Pradesh". Mulayam Singh i...More..

by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Nigerian Army Rescues Another Chibok Girl

She had a six-month-old baby with her, it said. According to a statement posted to the Nigerian Army's website, soldiers investigating the suspected Boko Haram terrorists discovered one of the girls, who wa...More..

Media Outraged Over Trump's Firing of Obama's Dirty
by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Media Outraged Over Trump's Firing of Obama's Dirty "Cash" Ambassadors

Trump's transition staff, however, has reportedly issued an all-encompassing order, according to a State Department cable sent out December 23. Incoming presidents often grant ambassadors grace period to comp...More..