• Meet the Turkeys to Receive Trump's Thanksgiving Pardon
Meet the Turkeys to Receive Trump's Thanksgiving Pardon

In 2014, the Obama sisters faced much criticism, including from a GOP staffer who later resigned , for a new Turkey Pardoning development: being bored teenagers, looking on as their father attempted a slew of dad jokes. That year, President George H.W. Bush started what has become the tradition upheld by every president since. But before we cele...

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  • Mugabe has just hours to quit before he is impeached
Mugabe has just hours to quit before he is impeached

The army stepped in citing grave security concerns following months of rampant infighting in the ruling party over President Mugabe's succession which had led to unprecedented dismissals of party members, including two vice presidents, one just last week.

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  • Step by Step: China's Three-Step Program for Resolving Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis
Step by Step: China's Three-Step Program for Resolving Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis

Rohingya Muslims at the Jamtoli refugee camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh. More than 600,000 Rohingya are languishing in Bangladeshi refugee camps after fleeing a brutal Myanmar army campaign launched in late August. The speech comes as her country is accused of violently pushing out hundreds of thousands of unwanted Rohingya Muslims. Many Buddhists i...

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  • Madhya Pradesh first state to ban Padmavati release
Madhya Pradesh first state to ban Padmavati release

Joining the chorus against " Padmavati ", Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said today that the film would not be allowed to be screened in the state if it contains scenes "breaching the honour" of the Rajput queen or portrays "distorted facts".

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  • Blaine Gabbert Works, But Cardinals Fall
Blaine Gabbert Works, But Cardinals Fall

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Blaine Gabbert will remain the team's starter quarterback for Week 12 versus the Jacksonville Jaguars. "As long as we're getting open, we've got to catch it". After that, however, the Cardinals got into Houston territory just once more in five possessions, with Gabbert throwing two interceptions late and the fourth-...

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  • Mamata Banerjee mourns Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi's death
Mamata Banerjee mourns Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi's death

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi also condoled the death of the veteran politician. He was hospitalised since then. Media reports quoted the hospital as saying that Dasmunsi had developed chest infection last month and had been in a critical condition for the past one month.

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  • Alibaba To Buy 36.16% In Sun Art Retail For $2.88 Billion
Alibaba To Buy 36.16% In Sun Art Retail For $2.88 Billion

With the deal, Alibaba is looking to become a major player in China's $500 billion food retail sector. The deal would give Auchan Retail, Alibaba Group and Ruentex 36.18 percent, 36.16 percent and 4.67 percent stakes respectively in Sun Art, the companies said in the joint statement .

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  • Arab League foreign ministers slam Iran's hostile acts
Arab League foreign ministers slam Iran's hostile acts

The House of Saud has been losing ground in the multi-religious Mediterranean state, and the Bahraini foreign minister at the Arab League summit called Lebanon's Hezbollah militia " Iran's longest arm in the region". "Firing the ballistic missiles toward Riyadh and the bombing of oil pipeline in Bahrain are all unsafe developments emanating from t...

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  • Jeff Sessions Yuks It Up Over Russians In Speech To Lawyers
Jeff Sessions Yuks It Up Over Russians In Speech To Lawyers

But months ago, following the initial reports about his having met with Kislyak, Sessions recused himself from overseeing Justice Department investigations involving the Trump campaign. Senate", said Rep. Ted Lieu , California Democrat, "Either you're lying to the U.S. Senate or you're lying to the U.S. House of Representatives". Sergey Kislyak,...

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  • Jameis Winston grabbed my crotch: Uber driver
Jameis Winston grabbed my crotch: Uber driver

In his statement Friday, Winston said , "I believe the driver was confused as to the number of passengers in the vehicle and who was sitting next to her". "While we were stopped, this rider reached over and put his fingers on my crotch, and it was only for a very brief moment", the driver wrote in the incident report that got Winston banned from t...

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  • FDP breaks off coalition talks with Merkel, Greens
FDP breaks off coalition talks with Merkel, Greens

Failure to form a government in Europe's largest economy may have implications for everything from euro zone reforms to European Union policy on Russian Federation and Turkey. The parties also differed on environmental issues, with the ecologists wanting to phase out dirty coal and combustion-engine cars, while the conservatives and FDP emphasised ...

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  • Police Make Arrest After Subway Manspreader Punches Woman in Face
Police Make Arrest After Subway Manspreader Punches Woman in Face

Part of the incident was caught on camera by another commuter. Brooklyn commuter Victor Conde , the fearless passenger that rescued Saia, said he had intervened when he saw her in trouble and ordered her attacker to "Get the 'F" off the train'.

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  • Search for missing Argentine submarine continues
Search for missing Argentine submarine continues "until it appears": navy

The communication attempts were originally thought to have indicated that the crew was trying to re-establish contact. "We will continue to redouble our efforts tomorrow, day and night, looking by air, sea and underwater until the submarine appears", said captain Gabriel Galeazzi, spokesman for the Navy, in a press release.

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  • High school science teacher arrested for improper sexual relationship with student
High school science teacher arrested for improper sexual relationship with student

The parents were anxious that the duo had already had sex and were planning to do so again and had asked investigators to conduct a forensic review of their son's phone. The teacher confessed to sending the boy illicit "bra and panty" photos and said he'd also sent her photos of his genitals, KWTV reported . "I'm no longer surprised by the peopl...

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  • Padmavati row: Kshatriya Mahasabha burns effigies of Deepika, Bhansali
Padmavati row: Kshatriya Mahasabha burns effigies of Deepika, Bhansali

Noted actor Shabana Azmi on Saturday had asked the film fraternity to boycott IFFI, to be held in Goa, while also slamming Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani for her silence. CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi told ANI, "It is disappointing that the film " Padmavati " is being screened for the media and getting reviewed on national ch...

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  • How British naval tactics from 1800s could be used against North Korea
How British naval tactics from 1800s could be used against North Korea

But some analysts and China's state media have been cautious about overly high expectations for Song's visit. Song's department is in charge of the party's relations with foreign political parties, and has traditionally served as a conduit for Chinese diplomacy with North Korea .

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  • Restrictions Placed on US Military in Japan Following Fatal Accident
Restrictions Placed on US Military in Japan Following Fatal Accident

Lt Gen Lawrence Nicholson, commander of Marine Forces Japan and III Marine Expeditionary Force, said in the statement that they are "still gathering facts and working with the Japanese authorities who are investigating the accident and its causes".

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  • Why did Congress sit on Rafale deal for 10 years: Nirmala Sitharaman
Why did Congress sit on Rafale deal for 10 years: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Congress had raised several questions on the deal, accusing the government of compromising national interest and security while promoting "crony capitalism" and causing a loss to the public exchequer. The Congress had alleged that the previous UPA government had negotiated a $10.2 billion deal for 126 Rafale jets, as opposed to the current gove...

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  • CWC meet today: Stage set for Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress chief
CWC meet today: Stage set for Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress chief

While an election has been scheduled for December first week, it is likely that Rahul is declared the party chief much before, if there are no other candidates in the fray. The AICC stamped the move on April 6 and Sonia has had a record uninterrupted run of 19 years. As of now, it seems that no one is going to challenge Gandhi scions anointment a...

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  • Rain to make for cold, wet weekend
Rain to make for cold, wet weekend

Highs will reach the lower to middle 40s. For those traveling Saturday night , you will likely have some travel impacts because of our incoming storm. TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and a bit warmer. Cooler air will accompany the frontal passage, as a northwest breeze will ease our highs back into the mid to upper 40s for a seasonably cool and dry day bef...

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