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Air Force Academy student from Tennessee is a Rhodes Scholar

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The two are among 32 in the USA chosen as Rhodes scholars. The Rhodes Trust on Sunday announced the 32 men and women chosen from a group of 866 applicants who were endorsed by 299 colleges and universities for post-graduate studies at Oxford University in England. Read More »

Al Porter Issues Statement Regarding Misconduct Allegations

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TV3 also made a decision to cancel a planned rerun of the finale of Blind Date - a show fronted by Mr Porter - on Saturday evening. Today FM is not commenting further at this time. 'Although, on legal advice, I can not comment on specific allegations at the present time, I nonetheless sincerely apologise to anyone I may have genuinely offended. Read More »

Trump mocks Franken, reticent on Moore, despite his own history

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Al Franken (D-Minn.), which came within hours of Franken's acknowledgment of sexual misconduct toward Los Angeles radio host Leann Tweeden years ago. Tom Cotton, the senator from Arkansas, repeatedly replied "no comment" to a question about whether or not Moore should step down from the ticket. The similarities, however, have created an awkward situation for those in the White House who are now left to defend accusations against Trump while supporting an investigation into the reports ... Read More »

Morocco: 15 dead in a stampede during the distribution of aid

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Local media reported that most of the victims were women and elderly people. He said: "This year there were lots of people, several hundred people". King Mohammed ordered that the victims' families be given any assistance they needed, the ministry said in a statement, adding that a criminal investigation had been opened. Read More »

Trump tweets against Al Franken: 'Where do his hands go?'

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What do you think of Trump's eagerness in bashing Franken for his sexual indiscretions when there is evidence of the president's own improprieties with women? Despite this, Trump tweeted about the Franken scandal Thursday night. Eleven women came forward during Trump's presidential campaign to accuse him of sexual misconduct over several decades. Donald Trump has been accused of varying degrees of sexual misconduct by many women , at least twenty of whom went on the record ahead ... Read More »

Sylvester Stallone denies assault allegations

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Stallone ever contacted by authorities or anyone else regarding this matter". According to the report, it all started when she and a friend met Stallone at the Las Vegas Hilton hotel where she was staying from July 18 to July 28. They found her after a hotel employee who knew of the matter called the police for advice. He was shot and killed after hitting a palm tree and getting stopped by police in California back in 2013. Read More »

Modi reiterates commitment to improve sanitation facilities on 'World Toilet Day'

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In the same video clip, Prime Minister emphasizes the expanse of toilets being built in the country under the Swach Bharat Abhiyan. Today, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste. Puneet Ahulwalia, a member of the ruling Republican Party of the U.S., speaking on the occasion, said the initiative would go a long way to motivate masses towards cleanliness and safe sanitation. Read More »

Mayor injured in clash at Corporation meet

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Tensions erupted during the special council meeting on Saturday after some heated exchanges between the councillors in connection with the installation of high-mast lights in the city. Mr. Prasanth was rushed to the Thiruvananthapuram Government Medical College Hospital where he was admitted at the Critical Care Unit with injuries on his head and leg. Read More »

Saudi foreign minister says message to Iran is: 'enough is enough'

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Eisenkot urged boosting of Saudi-Israel relations and invited other interested parties, to jointly curb the spread of "aggressive Iranian influence" in the Middle East. The transfer of power to Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known as MBS, is expected already next week, DailyMail.com said in the report published Thursday , adding that the king will continue only as a ceremonial figurehead. Read More »

North Korea On An Aggressive Schedule To Build Ballistic Missile Submarine

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Last month, The Diplomat magazine quoted a United States government source as saying U.S. military intelligence had detected a new diesel-electric submarine under construction at Sinpo and dubbed it the Sinpo-C. The submersible missile test stand barge that has been developing a current SINPO-class experimental ballistic missile submarine has remained docked in the same location for the last four months. Read More »

Manmohan Singh to receive Indira Gandhi peace prize

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Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was an Indian stateswoman and central figure of the Indian National Congress. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be the recipient of this year's Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development. Read More »

New Orleans elects first female mayor in city history

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She's been on the City Council since 2012. LaToya Cantrell has been elected New Orleans' first female mayor. Cantrell grew up in Los Angeles and moved to New Orleans in 1990 to attend Xavier University. Cantrell takes office in May. It nearly certainly helped. Most polls showed Cantrell maintaining a double-digit lead over her opponent up until election day. Read More »

Trump hails China's move to send envoy to North Korea

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Satellite images taken this month of a North Korean naval shipyard indicate that Pyongyang is pursuing an "aggressive schedule" to build its first operational ballistic missile submarine, a United States institute has reported. " China is sending an envoy and delegation to North Korea - A big move, we'll see what happens!" The UNSC adopted in September a new resolution that imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea after it carried out its sixth and largest nuclear test. Read More »

Patidars to hold rally in support of Hardik despite denial of permission

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Patel also claimed that they would "drop a bigger bomb" on the ruling BJP against the recent releases of CDs alleging a sex scandal against him. Notably, Mansa is the native village of BJP's national president Amit Shah. When PAAS failed to submit them, the collector officer thought fit to cancel the permission. Alpesh Kathiriya, PAAS convener and spokesperson said, "They had given us permission and then withdrew it". Read More »

Manchester City defender Stones 'out for six weeks': Guardiola

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Pep Guardiola has insisted Sergio Aguero is available to play against Leicester and that Manchester City can get even better. When we analyse the results, there is nothing to say. This keeps them 8 points clear of Manchester United , who came from behind to thrash Newcastle 4-1. "We've missed some easy balls". They're not conceding many goals and they're scoring goals for fun and that's not just one player. Read More »

Erdogan Rejects NATO Apology For Appearing on Bloc's 'Enemy Poster'

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Turkey's foreign ministry said that an image of a statue of Ataturk had been used to portray an enemy protagonist in a scenario at the exercise. NATO's secretary-general apologized to Turkey on Friday after Ankara pulled its troops from a military exercise in Norway where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the country's founding leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk had been depicted as "enemies". Read More »

Turkish prosecutors launch probe into 2 United States attorneys

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Turkish prosecutors on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, launched an investigation into two USA prosecutors involved in trying Zarrab, according to the country's official news agency. The sanctions against Iran were lifted in 2006. He has pleaded not guilty and is due to go on trial in NY on November 27. After Erdoğan cast the case as a coup attempt to overthrow his government orchestrated by his political enemies, several prosecutors were removed from the case, police were reassigned and the ... Read More »

Palestinians threaten to cut ties with United States if PLO office is shut

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The department asserts that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ran afoul of the law in September when he called on the ICC to investigate and prosecute Israel for war crimes against the Palestinians. The Palestinians, though publicly supportive of the US effort, have been skeptical because Trump's close ties to Israel suggest whatever deal he proposes might be unfavorable to them. Read More »

General Wouldn't Launch 'Illegal' Nuclear Strike Ordered by Trump

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McMaster said accepting and deterring North Korean nuclear weapons capable of threatening the U.S. would be "unacceptable..." "I think some people think we're stupid", Hyten said Saturday at the Halifax International Security Forum . I'm going to say, 'Mr. And guess what he's going to do? 'We'll come up with options, with a mix of capabilities to respond to whatever the situation is and that's the way it works, ' he explained. Read More »

Based model accuses husband of forcing her to convert to Islam

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Former model Rashmi Shahbazkar, who is a resident of Bandra, filed a case against her 47-year-old husband on Friday for trying to forcibly convert her to Islam. I am facing a serious threat to my life, tortured and assaulted too", said the model. A video in which she was crying and levelling allegations against her husband also went viral on the social media. Read More »

Texas Tech might have the worst missed field goal of 2017

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If Hill doesn't play, the Horned Frogs' Big 12 championship hopes could be dashed. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported early Friday morning that Hill, along with safety Niko Small and kicker Jonathan Song , will not make the trip to Lubbock this weekend to take on the Red Raiders. Read More »

CWC to meet on Monday to approve Congress presidents election

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The meeting of the CWC , the most powerful body in the Congress that takes all key policy decisions, comes amid speculation over announcement of the schedule for the election to the post of the party president. He also alleged that Congress did bungling in the loan and it was not repaid, and that Sonia and Rahul were made directors of a company - Young Indian - in November 2010, which acquired nearly all the shareholding of the AJL and all its properties, reportedly worth Rs. Read More »

Women's Cross Country Places 12th at NCAA Championships

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An individual trip to the national championship race comes on the heels of Lambert's All-Region selection with a 24th-place finish at the NCAA Mountain Regional, which featured the nation's top-ranked Northern Arizona among seven nationally ranked opponents. Read More »

Trump calls 'crooked' Hillary Clinton 'worst and biggest loser of all time'

But Clinton recently suggested to Mother Jones that Russian government interference undermined the "legitimacy" of Trump's win. She also singled out Wisconsin, a state she lost, and accused Republicans there of voter suppression through things like voter ID laws, which require voters to show identification to vote. Read More »

Community-wide Thanksgiving service, other events slated

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The New Ulm Community Friends will hold their 30th annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 23, from 11:30 a.m.to 1 p.m.at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 417 South Minnesota St. Anyone who shows up will be treated to a lavish Thanksgiving dinner. For this service, the First Christian Church board conducts a gathering of in-kind donations of canned goods and nonperishable goods for Houston County S.H.A.R.E. Read More »