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Democrats Want List Of WH Staff With Interim Security Clearances

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On Wednesday - a week after the Porter story initially broke - Trump finally weighed in more directly, telling reporters during a photo op for an event related to the recently enacted tax cut law that he is "totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind, and everybody here knows that". Read More »

German claim about Iran role in Syria-Israel tensions baseless

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The Israeli air raids began early on Saturday when the country's military said it had intercepted an unmanned aircraft over the city of Beit Shean "on a military mission sent and operated by Iranian military forces". Hailey tied the incident to an attack by pro-Syrian regime forces on US-backed coalition forces last week, accusing "actors", likely a veiled reference to Iran, of engaging in "a unsafe game of pushing boundaries, instead of behaving responsibly and committing to peace". Read More »

Investments in wind energy down 19 per cent in European Union in 2017

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Investments in new wind energy capacity in Europe fell to €22.3 billion (£19.8bn) past year. In Ireland , it has climbed to 24 per cent. However, the 2017 investments funded a record 11.5 gigawatt (GW) of new capacity, up from 10.3 GW in 2016, the data showed, indicating that cost fell to 1.9 billion euros per GW of new capacity, down from 2.7 billion in the previous year. Read More »

Jacob Zuma resignation boosts dual-listed shares

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He said the EFF will be present in the house when the election of a president takes place, but the party has other intentions. This appeared to be a motion to scupper the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as President after Zuma bowed out after a protracted and belaboured transition negotiation. Read More »

Trump sends condolences to school shooting victims in Florida

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So far, 14 "victims" had been or were being taken to local hospital, the sheriff s office said. Cruz was not taken into custody until almost two hours after the rampage began; he was caught by police miles away from the school. "I'm glad that she's able to text". Minutes later, when a security guard alerted her that someone opened fire at the Broward County school, she urged students out in the hallways to hide in the classrooms. Read More »

Trump, Abe: No Dialogue until N. Korea's Denuclearization

He also said the two confirmed the unshakable bond of the Japan-U.S. alliance in the face of the North Korea threat. The two Koreas have since worked out the details, and the North has sent not only athletes but also hundreds of other people as part of a cheering squad and an art troupe. Read More »

Senate candidate's parents max out donations to his opponent

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The revelation about his parent's political activities follows a controversy a year ago, in which Nicholson attacked fellow Wisconsinite and House Speaker Paul Ryan, saying he has a "light footprint in the state", according to a recording obtained by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel . Read More »

Duterte: Feminine rebels 'must be shot in genitals'

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Duterte was speaking at an air base in central Cebu city, where he received laughter from the crowd. He said: 'If you work really hard to crawl across the forest, you'll surely be able to shoot even just one. Gabriela, a women's group represented in Congress, called Mr Duterte "the most unsafe macho-fascist" and said his remark "openly encourages violence against women". Read More »

Trump finally releases statement condemning domestic violence

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Porter resigned after his two ex-wives accused him of abusing them during their marriages. The FBI says it told the White House about the allegations against Porter last summer, provided further information in November, and submitted the final results of its investigation in January. Read More »

"My Arunachal" Speaks Best Hindi In Northeast: PM's Outreach In Itanagar

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The Prime Minister said the Union government is working towards building medical colleges in all parts of the nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted about his visit to Tripura, where elections are set to begin on February 18. He will also lay foundation stone of academic block of Tomo Riba Hospital of Medical Science and the convention hall is dedicated to late Dorjee Khandu, Former Chief Minister and also father of incumbent Chief Minister Pema Khandu. Read More »

Maduro not longer welcome at Summit of the Americas

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Maduro, at the country's Supreme Court on Thursday said he had received a request from Miami's Venezuelan community to open the consulate so that they could vote in the hastily arranged election, announced recently. The presidential election is set for April 22. We are fully prepared to receive them. Last week, Santos tightened border controls and heightened security in frontier towns. Read More »

Man claiming to be time-traveller from 2030 'passes lie-detector test'

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John Titor claimed on online bulletin boards he was a time traveller from 2036 sent back on a military mission. "There is no cure to cancer because there are various forms of cancer but there are types were there are cures", he said. He first spoke out about having time-travelled previous year - looking shaken in an interview with Paranormal Elite. A ding is heard with the word "true" appearing on the screen. Read More »

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to start 3-day India visit from Hyderabad

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He will leave for New Delhi on Friday, the people with the knowledge of the matter added. Right from the cuisine to unique styles of architecture, culture and traditions to language and dialect, and administration to sociological conditions - all bear the semblance of the medieval Iran on the Qutub Shahi Hyderabad . Read More »

Adam Rippon Latest News, Photos, and Videos

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The 28-year-old Rippon is one of two openly gay men on Team USA competing at the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Not only did he win bronze earlier this week, but he also has gained global attention and endeared himself to many with his sense of humor and outgoing personality . Read More »

Clarity, urgency needed from London on Brexit: Irish PM

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December 31, 2020 would be three months shy of two years, but sources suggested the Government was ready to sign up to it. As Brexit negotiations continue, the Irish Government and our export agency Enterprise Ireland are committed to consolidating and growing Irish exports to the United Kingdom now and into the future. Read More »

Under-construction Building Collapses in Bengaluru, Four Kiled; Rescue Operation on

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The Hindu reported that the Bellandur Police reported to the call and is now aiding and supervising rescue operations. The mayor also said that the under-construction building had five floors while only three were sanctioned officially. The State Disaster Response Force was pressed into the rescue operations, along with the police personnel. Six workers have been rescued so far. As per the Bengaluru Mayor, a permission for the three- storey building has been granted. Read More »

Sher Bahadur Deuba resigns, KP Sharma Oli becomes Nepal PM

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Sher Bahadur Deuba served just eight months as prime minister, overseeing the first elections to be held under a new national constitution meant to cement Nepal's transformation from Hindu monarchy to a federal republic. "There is speculation that the new government will be very close with China and will keep a distance with India , but that won't be", Rajan Bhattarai, a central committee member in Oli's party, had said earlier this week. Read More »

Shaun White's Gold Medal Run Digs Up Story Of Sexual Harassment Allegations

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Later, White apologized for referring to the comments as gossip , calling it a "poor choice of words ". Also, keep in mind that White has weathered earlier controversy. The American snowboarder was answering questions at the post-match press conference when the focus switched to a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him in 2016. Read More »

At US urging, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation agrees training mission in Iraq

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But NATO diplomats suggest the expanded mission could involve up to 200 personnel. US Secretary for Defense James Mattis joined NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg for talks with NATO defence ministers. "80% of communication networks go by sea, and we must ensure their safety at sea and under water", - said the NATO Secretary General. Stoltenberg said the right balance could be struck. Read More »

PNB Mumbai branch detects $1771.69 mn fraud

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The bank immediately suspended its ten employees for failing to detect the fraud and later filed another complaint against Nirav Modi and his firms for cheating the bank. In 2015, Bank of Baroda had brought to light a scam in which two Delhi-based businessmen cheated it of Rs 6,000 crore. The misrepresentation is worth right around eight times the bank's 2016-17 benefit and nearly 33% of its market top on Wednesday's end cost. Read More »

Victims of High School Shooting

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There really are no words", Sheriff Israel tweeted later. One died in the street and two died at the hospital, Israel said . Three people remain in critical condition and three others are in stable condition, health officials said. Read More »

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Serenaded With Ed Sheeran's "Perfect" in Scotland

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She shared an "emotional" hug with a charity worker during a visit to the Social Bite centre, a Scottish charity for the homeless. LeBron James standing with his arm around Kate Middleton was very awkward. Edinburgh College student Ciara MacDonald also recalled how the 36-year-old actress looked close to tears at one point, telling the United States publication: 'They just looked speechless. Read More »

Why Wait? Amended Bill Could Make Sunday Alcohol Sales Legal Immediately

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House Bill 270 would remove the link between awards and tuition rate, and would determine the amount available each year based exclusively on the size of the fund. "And I can't really come up with anything why we wouldn't allow Hoosiers to do what we're going to allow them to do on July 1, to go ahead and start doing that much, much sooner", Smaltz says. Read More »

Will challenge Pakistan govt's 'illegal' ban on charities: Hafiz Saeed

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Officials privy to the latest development, told Geo News that Punjab government has moved against JuD and FIF by taking over its seminaries and health facilities in Rawalpindi. In the city of Rawalpindi, in Punjab province, district officers had begun taking over the charities' offices, a city official said. Rawalpindi commissioner Nadeem Aslam told Reuters that officials had "taken over all the JuD and FIF assets" and that the "takeover was complete". Read More »

Afghan Taliban say they want to end war through dialogue

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Michael Semple, a former United Nations and European Union negotiator with the Taliban , suggested the letter said more about the internal politics of the insurgency, between moderates based in Qatar and more hardline elements in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Read More »