Unmarried woman wins pension battle

Denise Brewster and William Leonard "Lenny" McMullan became engaged on Christmas Eve 2009, but two days later McMullan died. "However, an identical nomination form requirement still appears not only in the Northern Ireland local government pension ... More..

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Brazil files WTO complaint against Canada following Bombardier loans

In October 2016, the government announced an investment of up to $54m to support a Bombardier-led consortium under the Technology Demonstration Program. Brazil's request for WTO consultations is the first sta...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

GM's hourly workers to get bonus checks up to $12000

About $300 million of the foreign currency hit to fourth-quarter net income came from the decline in the value of the British pound after the vote to leave the European Union, GM said. The gain, even as its US ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

On Bob Marley's Birthday, A Gift For His Fans: Lost Tapes Restored

Joe Gatt , originally from Hamrun, Malta, then passed the master recordings to singer and business partner Louis Hoover at London International Productions. If it weren't for the professional quality of the o...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Giesbrecht Guilty Of Concealing Six Dead Infants

The judge has allowed her to remain free on bail until her sentence hearing, but she will be required to immediately surrender her passport, which has reportedly expired. Giesbrecht's close friend, who was her ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Kabul Supreme Court blast: Death toll rises to 20

Shortly after they were put to death a suicide bomber attacked a minibus carrying court employees during the morning rush hour. "Unfortunately several people were killed and wounded in the area", said a witness...More..

Australia has new right-wing party
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Australia has new right-wing party

Senior Coalition MP Greg Hunt said he disappointed in Senator Bernardi's decision, particularly as he wasn't just elected as a Liberal and went to the voters as a Liberal but "was elected on the basis of th...More..

Property investor relief as government admits broken housing market
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Property investor relief as government admits broken housing market

The Government then seems to have grasped the scale. Developers will be encouraged to offer cheaper rents instead of fulfiling some affordable home obligations. He also acknowledged that house prices had far ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Melania Trump sues Daily Mail again for claiming she was an escort

The product categories mentioned included jewelry, cosmetics, apparel, accessories, hair care and fragrance, in addition to others. First Lady Melania Trump will settle her $150 million defamation lawsuit s...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Ex-France Premier Sarkozy To Appeal Trial Order

It centres on claims that Sarkozy's party, then known as the UMP, connived with a PR company to hide the true cost of his 2012 presidential election campaign. He was unsuccessful in the campaign, when he lost o...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

International Monetary Fund says Greece needs to lower pensions, cut tax rates

The government is hoping for a deal that will lead to the country's inclusion in the European Central Bank's quantitative easing programme, but may have some way to go. Thomsen told reporters that in his view t...More..

UP polls: Akhilesh Yadav to address six rallies in Sitapur
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

UP polls: Akhilesh Yadav to address six rallies in Sitapur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a rampage in the campaign for Uttar Pradesh elections. Campaigning for polls is in full swing in UP with Akhilesh addressing six rallies in Sitapur on Monday. "No one got Rs...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Matsuyama again wins Phoenix Open in lengthy playoff

Matsuyama had a chance to win on the 18th, but he left his 19-foot birdie putt less than an inch short of the hole. Having started the final round three shots behind 54-hole leader Byeong-Hun An, Matsuyama su...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Trump Slams CNN, ABC, NBC for Publishing Negative Polls About His Policies

President Donald Trump shrugged off recent polls showing that a majority of Americans disapprove of his executive order on immigration, claiming that the results represent "fake news". Trump spent a good po...More..

IAAF maintain ban on Russian athletes
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

IAAF maintain ban on Russian athletes

Andersen said that there is still limited testing of Russian track and field at a national level and there continued to be "troubling incidents", although the situation is improving. But while "acknowledging se...More..

Afghanistan's Civilian Casualties Hit Record High in 2016
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Afghanistan's Civilian Casualties Hit Record High in 2016

Air strikes by global warplanes resulted in at least 127 civilian deaths and 108 injuries in 2016, while the Afghan air force accounted for at least 85 deaths and 167 injuries, the United Nations said. Two-thir...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Romanian PM refuses to resign amid mass protests

You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. "In the next two days, I won't (fire him)", the prime minister said, noting that the government could be toppled if a motion of no-confidence to be debated...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

No conspiracy in Jayalalithaa's death: London doctor

She died of a massive cardiac arrest on December 5 after being in hospital for around three months. This was for nominating AIADMK candidates for elections to two seats and bypoll to one segment a year ago. The...More..

Did Sweden's deputy PM just take a swipe at Trump?
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Did Sweden's deputy PM just take a swipe at Trump?

President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on January 23. The Trump photo elicited an avalanche of comments, many of them remarking that no woman was present for a d...More..

Zakaria Bulhan pleads guilty in Russell Square stabbing case
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Zakaria Bulhan pleads guilty in Russell Square stabbing case

Zakaria Bulhan, 19, smiled during a knife rampage in which he killed a retired teacher from the U.S. and wounded five other tourists in Russell Square, central London, the Old Bailey heard today. Australian Dav...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. Reveals 14% Rise In Q2 Earnings

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 08/15/2016 - Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup. The Next Day Volume after Earnings ...More..

Brooklyn Man, 20, Arrested in Killing of Karina Vetrano: NYPD officials
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Brooklyn Man, 20, Arrested in Killing of Karina Vetrano: NYPD officials

This comes a few days after Vetrano's parents called for the New York State Commission on Forensic Science to allow familial DNA matching in New York , which allows police to search the state and federal D...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Israel starts demolition of West Bank Jewish outpost

Israel's parliament was to finalize on Monday a bill that would retroactively legalize several thousand Israeli settler homes built on private Palestinian land in the West Bank. Though passed, the bill could st...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Protests for and against amid Netanyahu's visit in Great Britain

Mr Netanyahu is meeting the Prime Minister in Downing Street today (Monday) for talks that will include trade and the peace process. Over the weekend, the Trump administration announced new sanctions agains...More..

Afridi shows his support for people of Kashmir
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Afridi shows his support for people of Kashmir

The ongoinng crisis in the Jammu and Kashmir had been continuing for 70 years and India and Pakistan had accused one another of violations of human rights. It is of particular attention that in 2008, a rights g...More..

by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Turkey 'detains hundreds' in major anti-ISIL operation

It said a total of 445 people were detained in simultaneous pre-dawn police operations that spanned several cities, including Istanbul and Gaziantep, near the border with Syria. The country has suffered a s...More..

Angolan President to Step Down
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Angolan President to Step Down

The autocratic Dos Santos, 74, became president in 1979, making him Africa's second-longest serving leader - one month short of Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema. As well as being a MPLA stalwart, Loure...More..

Trump's Comparing US to Putin's Russia Draws Bipartisan Backlash
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Trump's Comparing US to Putin's Russia Draws Bipartisan Backlash

O'Reilly responded, "He's a killer , though". "There are a lot of killers". "Lots of killers. We've got a lot of killers". "It's never been proven that he's killed anybody, so you know you're supposed ...More..

US VP Mike Pence warns Iran against testing President Trump's resolve
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

US VP Mike Pence warns Iran against testing President Trump's resolve

The Vice President disagrees that Trump's promise to prioritize Christian Syrians amounts to a religious test; he told Chuck Todd "It's not a religious test", though discriminating and prioritizing refugee ap...More..

Australians Protest Trump Refugee Ban in the Thousands
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Australians Protest Trump Refugee Ban in the Thousands

Ms Bishop also added that she believes "interviewing and vetting is still taking place", without providing any further details. What he agreed to is a one-time deal to resettle 1,250 refugees, through the s...More..

by | Monday, February 06, 2017

France election: Le Pen to launch presidential bid

The timing could not be better for Le Pen, a leader in early polls for the April 23 and May 7 elections. "The entire world, it's true for Brexit, it's true for Mr. There are plenty of projects in France finan...More..

by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Pospisil pulls Canada level with Britain in Davis Cup

It was clearly not intentional from the 17-year-old Wimbledon junior champion but, with Gabas holding his face in pain, tie referee Brian Earley had no choice but to rule a default and leave Britain the victors...More..

Seoul says North Korea has fired state security chief
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Seoul says North Korea has fired state security chief

There havev been occasional reports of purges and executions involving senior party, government and military officials in North Korea, many of which later proved wrong. "The dismissal appears to be aimed at eas...More..

by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Cameroon beat Egypt 2-1 to claim fifth Nations Cup title

Hugo Broos, Cameroon's gaffer, becomes the first Belgian coach to win the AFCON title. Nicolas Nkoulou equalised on the hour and, as Egypt exhausted, Cameroon appeared to find a new gear, creating sev...More..

by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

U.S. to Deploy Navy Destroyer Off Yemen Coast to 'Protect Waterways'

The guided-missile destroyer arrived in the surrounding area of the Bab al-Mandab Strait off southwestern Yemen where it will conduct patrolling missions including escorting vessels, the officials told Reuters...More..

by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

Wind warning in place for the whole country

It is valid until 11pm. "However there is, if anything, a stronger signal, that the worst of the winds will pass south of the UK". Mr Holley added that the region could see wind speeds of 45mph and if the a...More..

by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

Tiger Woods pulls out of Omega Dubai Desert Classic

The lights from the hospitality unit behind the 18th green helped Garcia make the putt. He has employed a conventional putting stroke for the majority of the event, but holed his final birdie with his old penci...More..

by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

French soldier shoots knife attacker at Paris's Louvre museum

According to a report from The Washington Post , the assailant was wielding a machete and a briefcase and attempted to attack security forces outside the museum after being denied entry into the Carrousel ...More..

by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Judge denies request for lighter 'El Chapo' security detail

Guzman's public defenders asked Judge Brian Cogan permission for Coronel to visit her husband at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, but Cogan declined to intervene, saying it was up to the jail which has alr...More..

by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Australian PM bears brunt of Donald Trump's fury at 'dumb' refugee deal

The Obama administration had agreed to resettle the refugees in the United States, in return for which Australia would accept refugees from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. He ended the call, which was ...More..

Ford ships first F-150 Raptors to China
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Ford ships first F-150 Raptors to China

When you look back at the 2014 only putting out 434 lb-ft of torque, that increase is a major factor to the overall performance of this off-road beast of a truck. The Ford Performance line up includes the Foc...More..

by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Nicki Minaj Goes OFF On Giuseppe Zanotti! What's Good??

She clarified in a later tweet that it wasn't about money, but the "disrespect". She also showed several pairs of his shoes named after her. Unfortunately, Giuseppe declined the invitation, even though ...More..

by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Snap tells advertisers it reaches users -- even in the bathroom

Last year, the company lost $515 million and was $373 million in the red during the previous year. More than 2.5 billion snaps are created every day and users visit Snapchat more than 18 times a day on an a...More..

by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

United Nations condemns 'devastating' Rohingya abuse in Myanmar

Myanmar, a mostly Buddhist country where Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is de facto leader, has denied nearly all allegations of human rights abuses in northern Rakhine and says a lawful counterinsurgency camp...More..

What Today's Obamacare Deadline Could Mean For Your Finances
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

What Today's Obamacare Deadline Could Mean For Your Finances

Scott does mention this as a principle we all agree on, but fails to mention that before Obamacare, denial of coverage for pre-existing condition was the almost uniform policy of the American insurance indust...More..

Philippine communist rebels to end unilateral cease-fire
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Philippine communist rebels to end unilateral cease-fire

The President's decision to lift the government ceasefire stems from the series of unprovoked New People's Army (NPA ) attacks that resulted in the death of six soldiers and abduction of three following the re...More..

by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

United States job creation surges in January

Employment increased in the retail, construction and financial activities sectors despite store closures and layoffs announced by several chains such as Macy's Sears , Kmart and the Limited, along with a hi...More..

by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

US Coast Guard Search for Rob Stewart To End At Sunset Today

The U.S. Coast Guard said Friday afternoon that it has searched a 5,500-square-mile area of the ocean - a stretch of water about the size of CT - with no sign of the missing diver. The watch standers at Sector ...More..

by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Haley 'condemns' Russian Federation for Ukraine fighting, Crimea

Moscow responded by annexing Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in March 2014 and then allegedly plotting the eastern insurgency to keep Ukraine under its thumb after its tilt toward the West. Security Council in March...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

British MPs approve first stage of Brexit Bill

During Prime Ministers Questions, Theresa May confirmed she will publish a White Paper on her Brexit strategy on Thursday. Last week , Britain's Supreme Court ruled the government needed parliament's appro...More..