• Congress announces 59 names for Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls
Congress announces 59 names for Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls

Virbhadra Singh had earlier said he wanted to contest the election from a seat that the Congress had not won in any previous polls. Dhumal has swapped his present Hamirpur seat with party MLA Narendra Thakur, who will now be the party candidate from the seat.

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  • Lulu the dog casts aside her Central Intelligence Agency dreams
Lulu the dog casts aside her Central Intelligence Agency dreams

It might last one or two days, but with Lulu , her trainers found that it was much more than temporary. The CIA announced on Wednesday that it had made the tough decision to drop the 18-month-old dog from its K9 training program after she lost interest in learning how to detect explosives .

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  • Iraqi Kurds Withdraw to June 2014 Lines as Offensive Continues
Iraqi Kurds Withdraw to June 2014 Lines as Offensive Continues

A Baghdad court issued an arrest warrant for the vice president of Iraq's autonomous northern Kurdish region on Thursday for saying that Iraqi forces had "occupied" the disputed province of Kirkuk this week. "All other armed group should not be allowed to stay", Abadi said. The Kurds' long-time big power ally, the United States, also opposed the vo...

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  • John Kelly 'broken hearted' by Dem rep's attacks on Trump
John Kelly 'broken hearted' by Dem rep's attacks on Trump

She said she was in the auto when the call happened. Kelly spoke during the daily White House press briefing and explained the process of what happens to a soldier's body when they are killed on the battlefield, which involves packing the remains on ice two times before arriving at Delaware's Dover Air Force Base.

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  • Missing Mandalay Bay Security Guard To Appear on
Missing Mandalay Bay Security Guard To Appear on "Ellen"

Campos, a security officer, and Schuck, a building engineer, were both working at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the night of October 1 when Paddock fired on a crowd of 22,000 at a music festival from the 32nd-floor suite he was staying in.

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  • Colorado Springs teen accused in fatal stabbing of siblings due in court
Colorado Springs teen accused in fatal stabbing of siblings due in court

Police responding to a Colorado Springs home around 1 a.m. found three victims with apparent stab wounds. The two children had each suffered stab wounds to their necks and were pronounced dead at the hospital. The teenager accused of stabbing and killing his siblings in Colorado Springs was previously charged with setting a vehicle on fire in I...

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  • Missing Joshua Tree Hikers Found Dead, Embracing Each Other
Missing Joshua Tree Hikers Found Dead, Embracing Each Other

The couple disappeared while hiking in the area on July, sparking massive searches led by Joseph's dad Gilbert Orbeso. KESQ-TV reports that the remains of two bodies were discovered Sunday on the north side of the Maze Loop Trail. The couple's vehicle was discovered on a auto park near to the park, with footprints leading away from it. Earl...

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  • United States not ruling out direct talks with Pyongang
United States not ruling out direct talks with Pyongang

While in Japan, Trump will meet with American and Japanese service members, and participate in bilateral meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who will also host him for a meeting with the families of Japanese citizens abducted by the North Korean regime, Sanders said.

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  • Google to build living laboratory for urban innovation in Toronto
Google to build living laboratory for urban innovation in Toronto

Waterfront Toronto revealed today it is partnering with Sidewalk Labs , a sister company of Google , to design a new kind of mixed-use, complete community on Toronto's eastern waterfront. It responded to a March 2017 call from Waterfront Toronto for a partner to develop the Quayside site, the newspaper reported. Features of the new community...

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  • Australia's Crown hit by accusations of poker machine-fixing, shares tumble
Australia's Crown hit by accusations of poker machine-fixing, shares tumble

Independent MP Andrew Wilkie presented parliament with a 30 minute video interview of whistleblowers from Crown Casino in Melbourne . "You basically remove betting options from the machine". Australia has the world's highest gambling loss per head, according to recent research by United Kingdom consultancy H2 Gambling Capital, with Australians l...

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  • Backstory behind Airbus-Bombardier deal
Backstory behind Airbus-Bombardier deal

The partnership is expected to result in significant CSeries production costs savings by leveraging Airbus's global supply chain expertise, but the company won't be paying any money for the acquired stake or absorb Bombardier's (TSX:BBD.B) large debt.

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  • Northam clings to lead in Virginia governor's race
Northam clings to lead in Virginia governor's race

But she says there's plenty of room and time left for either "Northam to close the deal or for Gillespie to close the gap". Specifically, Fairfax refuses to support the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a planned natural-gas line that would span 600 miles from West Virginia to North Carolina, crossing through much of Virginia on its way.

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  • Zionist Occupation Entity Advances Plans for 1292 West Bank Settler Homes: NGO
Zionist Occupation Entity Advances Plans for 1292 West Bank Settler Homes: NGO

The approvals are part of almost 4,000 settler home plans to be advanced in the occupied West Bank under a push to greatly boost settlement growth, an Israeli official has said. These principles include a two-state solution, which Hamas rejects outright. Beit El is a settlement near Ramallah. Also as part of the agreement, the Palestinian Autho...

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  • 46 Percent Believe Media Fabricates Stories About Trump — Politico Poll
46 Percent Believe Media Fabricates Stories About Trump — Politico Poll

Throughout his presidency and his bid for the White House, Trump has dismissed critical coverage as fake news , and has attacked numerous political commentators, reporters, and media outlets ( including TheBlaze ). Only place worse may be @NBCNews, @CBSNews, @ABC and and @CNN, ' Trump wrote . 'It's a 24/7 barrage of hit jobs, fake stories, and ...

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  • Video of teen girls shouting racial slur under investigation
Video of teen girls shouting racial slur under investigation

Some defended them, saying they were young and were challenged to say gibberish that when played backward, resulted in the offensive video. School officials and staff were "shocked by the conduct of these students and the content of the video ", Findlay said, but decried those who were sending threatening messages to them and their families.

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  • Nafta talks to extend to next year amid clashes
Nafta talks to extend to next year amid clashes

Additional negotiating rounds will be scheduled through the first quarter of 2018. President Donald Trump's musings about ending the accord have sparked public warnings from US lawmakers and the private sector about the perils of dismantling a decades-long trade deal that has helped the region's trade balloon to $1.2 trillion annually.

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  • Tillerson to speak on US' India policy tomorrow
Tillerson to speak on US' India policy tomorrow

Tillerson said the US wants to improve India's military capabilities, it has offered to sell it unarmed Guardian surveillance drones, aircraft carrier technologies and F-18 and F-16 fighter aircraft, he said. Tillerson is scheduled to visit India next week. "Even as countries like India operate under a framework to protect other nations' sovereig...

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  • Sen. Judiciary Committee Launches Probe In Russia Corruption Surrounding Uranium Deal
Sen. Judiciary Committee Launches Probe In Russia Corruption Surrounding Uranium Deal

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday promised to review allegations that Barack Obama's administration knew about bribery allegations surrounding a Russian company's acquisition of 20 percent of USA uranium reserves. Bill Clinton also received a $500,000 speaking fee for a speech in Moscow paid for by a Kremlin-connected bank, reports the...

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  • Retailer slammed on social media for selling 'Anne Frank' Halloween costumes
Retailer slammed on social media for selling 'Anne Frank' Halloween costumes

The costume, sold by halloweencostumes.com, featured a beret, navy shirtwaist-style dress with buttons, a felt bag and "felt destination tag sewn to the dress collar". "We should not trivialize her memory as a costume", another wrote. So Halloweencostumes.com, an online retailer, removed the item from its website, and its spokesman apologized, sa...

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  • United States says Myanmar army responsible for Rohingya crisis
United States says Myanmar army responsible for Rohingya crisis

Myanmar's government has said it was responding to attacks by Muslim insurgents, but the United Nations and others have said the response was disproportionate. Ethnic Rohingya village completely destroyed adjacent to intact ethnic Rakhine village in Maungdaw Township, Burma. Footage shows the line of refugees stretching for many kilometres.

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