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No, Matt Damon is not moving to Australia because of Donald Trump

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The home is said to be next door to his good pal (and Melbourne native) Chris Hemsworth . Damon has four children with wife Luciana Barroso . On Thursday, the New York Post's Page Six reported that Matt Damon is planning to move his family to Australia due to his disagreement with the policies of President Donald Trump . Read More »

Militants killed belonged to IS linked group

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The attackers fled after they were fired upon by the security personnel accompanying BJP leader Mohammad Anwar Khan, and took refuge in a residential home in the area. The gunfight erupted Thursday late afternoon at Khonmoh village in the outskirts of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. Read More »

Texas Tech pulls away late to top Stephen F. Austin

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Saw some openings. Saw some lanes. Playing in front of his hometown crowd, the Richardson, Texas native began his second-half assault with a three that pulled Texas Tech to within three points and seemed to help settled his team down. They play tight, possession games, which leads to a lot of underdog covers. Chris Chiozza is the third double-digit scorer and KeVaughn Allen is dishing 2.3 assists. Read More »

Trump administration sanctions Russians for election meddling, cyberattacks

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Peskov said the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia "doesn't affect" the campaign for Sunday's election, which he called Russia's top priority. The department said Thursday it was imposing the sanctions as retaliation for a number of shenanigans, including the NotPetya malware outbreak and meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Telangana Budget Proposes Insurance Cover, Support Scheme For Farmers

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The Minorities Welfare outlay of ₹2,000 crore announced by Finance Minister Etala Rajender on Thursday saw a boost to education, with 60% of the estimates earmarked for the cause. Funds to the scheme are also provided through off-budget borrowings. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao , praising the state budget said that it would spur all-round development of the state."The Budget is prepared to strike a balance among resources of the state, its needs aims and objectives", he added. Read More »

US accuses Russia of penetrating US energy grid

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The alert did not name facilities or companies targeted. The warning comes as the US Treasury Department announced new sanctions against 19 Russian individuals and groups, including the intelligence agencies, FSB, GRU and Internet Research Agency in St Petersburg for interference in the 2016 elections and malicious cyber attacks. Read More »

Sisulu demands retraction from Australia on land redistribution comments

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Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton, who has drawn criticism for cracking down on asylum seekers from Asia and the Middle East, said white farmers could be admitted as refugees. A protester leans on a cross as South African farmers & farm workers attend a demonstration at the Green Point stadium to protest against farmer murders in the country, on October 30, 2017, in Cape Town. Read More »

New fraud uncovered in PNB

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CBI has booked the bank's ex-DGM Gokulnath Shetty, who facilitated the fraudulent transactions in the Nirav Modi case, and Manoj Hanumat Kharawat along with promoters of Chandri Papers in connection with the second case. An LoU is a service whereby the bank guarantees a customers payment obligation of a specified amount to an oveseas bank. The new development unfolds after the PNB had detected a 1.77 billion USA dollar fraud, wherein noted jewellery designer Nirav Modi had acquired multiple ... Read More »

United States military helicopter with 7 personnel aboard crashes in Iraq

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The aircraft is thought to be a HH-60 helicopter, which crashed near al-Qaim, a town in Anbar province close to the Syrian border, according to a USA official citing initial reports . An HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter assigned to the 66th Rescue Squadron flies during training on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 22, 2018. "An investigation will be initiated to determine the cause of the incident". Read More »

U.S. hits Russian Federation with new sanctions

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With the United States under pressure to act, the actions announced by the U.S. Treasury Department - targeting 19 individuals and five entities including Russian intelligence services - represented the most significant steps taken against Moscow since Trump assumed office in January 2017. Read More »

This is the world's happiest country in 2018

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In the report, the experts evaluated 156 countries in terms of happiness based on factors such as life expectancy, social support and corruption. Finland takes the top spot pushing last year's victor Norway, into second place. The meeting was held in Bhutan, a country that has prioritised national happiness since the 1970s and famously adopted the metric of Gross National Happiness. Read More »

Seeded Kansas comes alive, beats Penn 76-60 in NCAAs

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The Crimson Tide (20-15) got 25 points and six assists from Sexton, who shot 10-of-14 from the free throw line. When asked about it after Thursday's game, he pleaded amnesia. "It was a great basketball game for about 35 minutes". He got our guys in rotations. The Quakers (24-9) end a season in which they shared the regular-season Ivy League title with Harvard and beat the Crimson in an epic league-championship game to earn their first NCAA berth since 2007. Read More »

Let bygones be bygones, says Akhilesh on bitter past rivalry with BSP

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In Rajasthan, both the seats were won by the Congress -- Raghu Sharma in Ajmer and Karan Singh Yadav in Alwar. Phulpur , however, was never the BJP's stronghold, and has been won by the SP four times. BSP sources say there was pressure "from below on Behenji (BSP chief Mayawati)" to extend support to the SP as there was no BSP candidate in the fray. Read More »

Bypolls: SP, RJD inflict shock defeat on BJP

The call for putting up a common front by the opposition in the 2019 elections came after BJP's defeat on Wednesday in Gorakhpur and Phulpur , the constituencies of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditynath and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya. Read More »

Larry to be Trump's new economic adviser

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Two years ago, he supported Mr Trump's presidential campaign, in particular the pledges to renew American infrastructure and cut taxes, becoming an informal Trump adviser. "One reason underpinning this lingering fear may be the new chief economic advisor's stance on China which adds to the tension with Kudlow having targeted the country in his first public remark". Read More »

Man pleads guilty to stabbing woman to death in Aldi

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In a statement read to the court, Willsher's husband Malcolm said he was anxious Hord would get out and harm their four-year-old daughter, Megan, and described how their lives had been ripped apart. Jodie Willsher's uncle, Euan Hilton said: "On the 21st December, life as we knew it changed with Jodie's murder". 'She was unbelievable, handsome and a lovely person. Read More »

Elizabeth Holmes charged in major fraud case

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It's unusual for individuals to settle with the SEC if there's an ongoing criminal investigation by the Justice Department, said Michael Koenig, a former federal prosecutor. The company relied on the personality of Holmes to push the false narrative about the technology. The settlement comes two years after the SEC, prompted by a Wall Street Journal investigation , began looking into claims at Theranos that it had developed potentially revolutionary blood-testing technology. Read More »

Cresson chemical plant explodes, injuring two

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It happened Thursday morning at a plant at 2600 North Cresson Highway (State Highway 171), just northwest of Cresson. "Things were blowing out of the roof, like metal lids on buckets. The chemical plant and a nearby lumber yard have been evacuated. Tri-Chem Industries offers commercial chemical blending services for customers in Texas, Louisiana and the Gulf Coast region, according to its website. Read More »

Mueller subpoenas Trump Organization records

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In the subpoena, delivered in recent weeks, Mr. Mueller ordered the Trump Organization to hand over all documents related to Russian Federation and other topics he is investigating, the people said. One month before Trump laid down this "red line", Don McGahn, the White House counsel, reportedly threatened to quit after Trump asked him to have Mueller fired because the president believed he had a number of conflicts of interest that disqualified him from overseeing the investigation. Read More »

Philip Hammond hails "light at the end of the tunnel" for economy

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And the Government is forecast to hit its borrowing target for 2020/21 with £15.4bn headroom. Looking at employment, Hammond said he expected to see 500,000 more people in work by 2022. According to Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell, this alongside other factors such as inflation could help anyone with a mortgage, at least indirectly. Read More »

Donald Trump will visit Ireland and the 'interesting border'

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Mr Varadkar's unscripted comments after Mr Trump began his speech at the lunch by saying "we actually knew each other from a different life". Varadkar then went on to explain that Trump was complaining about a wind farm that was being built next to his golf course. Read More »

BJP leader targeted in Kashmir; ops on to flush out terrorists

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Local media reports suggest that at least one security official - identified as Pradeep Kumar of CRPF - received bullet wounds on his right shoulder but that the BJP leader himself was whisked away to safety and without any injuries. While condemning terrorists' attack on BJP leader Anwar Khan, BJP State Vice President Yudhvir Sethi said that this is cowardice and an act of frustration. Read More »

Shoojit Sircar on Varun Dhawan: "I had a different perception all together"

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I think casting should happen that way.Not because one actor is doing good in films. At the trailer launch of the film at a college in Mumbai, Varun revealed how he bagged the film. "So, when a few films of mine did well I thought of approaching him". " October " is the film that will break Varun's image as an actor and present him in a new role. Read More »

Pedestrian bridge collapses in Miami

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One woman who barely avoided the deadly bridge collapse at Florida International University said she saw the structure crumble "in front of me, and it fell on the cars that were waiting for the light to change". The main part of the 174-foot span was assembled by the side of the road while support towers were built at either end. The 950-ton section of bridge was installed Saturday. Read More »

Differences on North Korea key to Trump's Tillerson decision

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Successive U.S. administrations have held the position that, when it comes to Iran, all options are on the table. The surprising thing about the removal of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is not that Donald Trump fired him, but that he waited a year and a half to do so - given that the president is well known for his outspoken outbursts. Read More »

Kermit Davis Tabbed to Lead Ole Miss Basketball

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He's established himself and his Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders as a force to be reckoned with, knocking off tough SEC teams and even delivering major upsets to both Michigan State and Minnesota in post season play. During that time, he's led the Blue Raiders to the Big Dance three times. ". Coming back to my home state of MS to build a national brand is absolutely a dream come true for us". Read More »