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Podesta Group one of the companies mentioned in Manafort indictment


Tony Podesta, the brother of former Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta , threatened to sue Fox News host Tucker Carlson if he didn't retract reporting he did on Podesta and his firm, the Podesta Group . Podesta's name. In April, the Podesta Group filed paperwork with the Justice Department stating it had done work for the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine, which also benefited the same political party in Ukraine that Manafort had at one point advised. Read More »

South Africa clear leaders to host 2023 Rugby World Cup


Before today's announcement, many considered the main case for South Africa to be that should they lose, the World Cup would be going at least 16 years without taking place in the Southern Hemisphere. World Rugby's Council is expected to rubber-stamp the recommendation on November 15. South Africa's 2023 tournament will make use of some stadiums built for the 2010 soccer World Cup. Read More »

Iraqi preparing to take control of crossing between Kurdistan region and Syria


In a televised address, Barzani said what happened in Kirkuk on October 16 when it was handed over to Baghdad-backed forces was "treason". In a televised speech given in Irbil's parliament on Sunday evening, an ashen-looking Masoud Barzani said he would not seek a new term after the crisis sparked by last month's referendum on independence from Baghdad. Read More »

Woman's body found in vehicle trunk following Texas police chase


The suspect crashed on Interstate 20, west of Farm-to-Market Road 2965 in Kaufman County. The sheriff's office expects charges related to the discovery of the body to be filed as well, Lt. Gilbert allegedly fired a gun at another driver on US 80 in Forney, according to the sheriff's office. Gilbert had fled the scene of an earlier road rage incident where he allegedly fired a handgun at a the four passengers of another vehicle traveling down I-20, according to the KCSD. Read More »

Chechen accused of plotting to kill Putin wounded in Ukraine

Osmayev, a Chechan volunteer soldier, had always been sought by Moscow in connection with a botched bomb plot to assassinate President Vladimir Putin in 2012. Osmayev and Okuyeva are well-known figures in Ukraine, after fighting as volunteers for Ukraine's military against pro-Russian rebels in the east of the country. Read More »

Now Indian army can say: We also make footbridges for railways


The Captain also urged Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to not divert defence resources to civilian works. Nirmalaji has called authorities from the army here. "This may be the first time the Army was asked to come in to build what could otherwise be called civil work, but the Elphinstone tragedy was so big", she told reporters, adding that the forces were happy to help. Read More »

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 results out: Check it here


At the time of writing, the SSC website link was down, so do not worry if the link opens a bit late. The official website might be slow due to heavy traffic. The exam was held between August 5 and August 23. As per the official notification, the results for Combined Graduate Level Examination, CGL 2017 Tier 1 would be released on, October 31. Read More »

Capella Education Company Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance


Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. It has outperformed by 76.81% the S&P500. As of December 31, 2016, the University offered undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, accounting, information technology, education, health services administration, nursing, public administration and criminal justice at 74 physical campuses located in the Mid-Atlantic and ... Read More »

UP state government approve inclusion of NCERT books in State's Madarsas


The move comes after the state government recently started the process of online registration of madrasas, apart from asking them to provide details of teachers, number of students and management committee members. However, these subjects are optional. The UP government also has plans to make subjects like Maths, English and Science compulsory upto Aaliya (high school and above) level. Read More »

Somalia's police and intelligence chiefs fired after hotel siege


The extremists, alleged to be members of the Islamist militant group al-Shabab, a group linked with al-Qaeda, engaged in gunfire with security forces inside the hotel. Previously also reports of Al-Shabab fighters dressing up as military men surfaced in the media. Two more blasts were heard in the area, with one reported as a suicide bombing. Read More »

Paul Manafort laundered money through Brooklyn, SoHo homes, indictment says


While the indictment did not give an exact address of the property, NY property records show the condo is located at 29 Howard Street in unit four. Dan McLaughlin and Jonah Goldberg have both made important points about the Paul Manafort indictment, but I'm afraid both are missing the real scandal: This guy allegedly wired almost a million bucks to an antique-rug store over a two-year period, and then $100,000 more to a "related" business a couple years later. Read More »

Halloween 2017: How Old Is Too Old to Trick or Treat?


Place pets in a crate or room while trick-or-treaters are out so that the animal may not be provoked or tempted to bite. Make sure your kids get all treats and no tricks this Halloween . For parents who have older kids who are going out for the evening without an adult, know your kids' route and pick a curfew, and remind them of all the next set of tips from police. Read More »

Kuwait PM submits cabinet's resignation after minister questioned

Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak al-Hamad al-Sabah tendered on Monday his resignation to Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah, reported the Kuwaiti News Agency ( KUNA ). Nevertheless the parliament is one of the more influential in the Arab world. After the session, 10 MPs - unsatisfied with the minister's answers - had asked that he be subject to a vote of confidence in a parliamentary session next week. Read More »

Catalonia's ex-leader Carles Puigdemont seeks legal advice in Belgium


The October 1 vote in the prosperous region with its own language and culture triggered Spain's biggest crisis in decades . He has also dissolved parliament and called an early election for December 21. The chaos has prompted an exodus of businesses from Catalonia , which contributes about a fifth of Spain's economy, the euro zone's fourth-largest. Catalan police, now under orders from Madrid, were told they could allow the dismissed leaders to enter the government headquarters in ... Read More »

Ruling Party Challenges Election Results


Weah who leads the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) enters the run-off vote with current vice-president Joseph Boakai of the Unity Party (UP). Liberia's governing party on Sunday launched a formal protest against the results officially released for the first round of voting in this month's presidential election in which its candidate finished runner-up. Read More »

Japanese man arrested after parts of nine bodies found in home


A Japanese man has been arrested after nine bodies and two severed heads, some of them stored in picnic coolers, were found in his apartment. The 27-year-old is being held on suspicion of disposing of the bodies. A neighbour said to reporters: "There's been a nasty smell coming from that apartment". The search for the missing woman began after her brother enter a Tokyo police station to report that he had not heard from her for several days on October 21. Read More »

Health insurance open enrollment starts Wednesday for many Montanans


The online marketplace at is open for insurance sign-ups November 1 - December 15. New Jersey's health insurance marketplace provides many coverage options for consumers to choose from. Anyone who has an Affordable Care Act plan or who may want one should go to the website to see what's available for coverage starting January 1. We'll find out whether or not recent executive orders impact Florida health insurance plans and learn how to overcome some of the roadblocks ... Read More »

People tried to ensure contribution of Sardar Patel is forgotten: PM Modi


PM Narendra Modi further added that Sardar Patel gave us "Óne India", and we should be proud of his contribution for making India a great nation. "India is a country full of diversity, unity in diversity is our speciality". Apparently targetting previous governments led by the Congress, Mr. Modi said: "People earlier tried their best to ensure that the contribution of Sardar Patel was forgotten and diminished". Read More »

Foreign home buyers to be banned - PM


New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says a ban on foreigners buying existing homes will begin in early 2018, but won't apply to Australians seeking to buy homes across the ditch. Ardern said the Government aimed to introduce legislation into Parliament before Christmas and have it passed and operative early in the new year, and before the TPP 11 comes into force. Read More »

Caught cheating in UPSC exam, police officer behind bars


Just as Sanjay Dutt used a bluetooth-linked device to write his medical term tests in that Bollywood blockbuster Munnabhai MBBS, Safeer Karim , 27, was caught red-handed using a cellphone and wireless earphones while taking the civil services exam. Read More »

Report of shots fired near the University of Utah


At around 9pm local time, the university tweeted: 'CAMPUS ALERT: Shots fired, Red Butte Canyon. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. An alert was issued to students across campus that read, "Shots fired". He was only described as a white male, with black clothing, a beanie with a cross and a teardrop tattoo on his face. Read More »

China says it's talked with SKoreans about THAAD


Any future nuclear test by North Korea risks collapsing its mountain test site and triggering a radiation leak, South Korea's weather agency chief said Monday. A statement from Seoul's foreign ministry said that both sides had "decided to push for the further development of the strategic cooperative partnership" and "agreed to engage in communication on THAAD-related issues". Read More »

Plaque honoring him must go — George Washington's church


Church leaders contend that since Washington was a slaveholder, his memory has no place in their church. The centuries-old Christ Church in Alexandria , Virginia , announced it will remove a pair of plaques marking the pews where some of its most famous congregation members sat with their families. Read More »

Pentagon chief says North Korea engages in 'outlaw' behavior


Duterte said it would be good if the United States, Japan and South Korea would sit down and talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and "tell him that nobody's threatening him, that there would be no war, and that if you can just tone down or stand down, stop the threats, and that would be the same for America". Read More »

Sean Dyche marks five-year Burnley anniversary with triumph over Newcastle


Burnley's sold start to the campaign, which has seen the Clarets lose just twice, has boosted the reputation of Dyche, who has been strongly linked with the vacant managerial position at Everton. Of the 18 combined Premier League games they've played this season, eight of them witnessed just one goal or less, so I'm happy to ager along those lines again. Read More »

White House hosts Halloween festivities


Some on Twitter believe there was no need for the POTUS and his wife to dig out decorations, tweeting the White House was already a "house of horrors". Pumpkins carved with the likenesses of past presidents decorate the south entrance of the White House. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump handed out goodies to the costumed visitors. Read More »

Former House Speaker John Boehner Criticizes Hannity, Levin, Limbaugh In Interview

The previous chairman, Jason Chaffetz, had abruptly announced his resignation from Congress; House conservatives had hoped that Jim Jordan, a senior member on the committee, might pursue the chairmanship. "He went really insane right and got a big audience, and he dragged [Sean] Hannity to the dark side", said Boehner in the piece. He dragged RUSH to the dark side. Read More »

Fears of violence at Manus Island detention centre


Australia refuses to allow asylum seekers arriving by boat to reach its shores, detaining them in camps in PNG and Nauru in the South Pacific. As they did, PNG immigration officials plastered notices up around the centre urging detainees to leave before utilities were cut off and the site was returned to PNG defence forces. Read More »

Qatar emir: Trump offered United States meeting to end Gulf crisis

And I told him straightaway, 'Mr. The talks in Doha also led the two countries to agree to take joint actions against terrorist financiers. This includes the closure of Al-Jazeera-Qatar's state-funded broadcaster-curbing diplomatic ties with Iran; severing all ties to Islamist militant groups including the Muslim Brotherhood; and aligning itself with other Gulf and Arab countries politically, socially and economically. Read More »

Clinton campaign, DNC tied to Russian dossier


The Free Beacon's lawyers notified the House Intelligence Committee of its role in the matter Friday. It also claimed the subpoena, authorized by intelligence committee Chairman Devin Nunes, a California Republican, was too broad. "All of the work that Fusion GPS provided to the Free Beacon was based on public sources, and none of the work product that the Free Beacon received appears in the Steele dossier". Read More »