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New Zealand 'kingmaker' reneges on election deadline

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With neither the ruling National Party nor the opposition Labour Party gaining enough seats to form a government at the September 23 vote, both are reliant on New Zealand First, which has in the past worked under governments from both sides. Read More »

Turkish PM says Idlib operation aims to prevent migrant wave from Syria

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The Turkish army military said on Monday it had launched a reconnaissance mission in Syria's northwestern Idlib province in a bid to create a de-escalation zone. Iran, Turkey and Russian Federation reached the deal for four de-escalation zones earlier this year as part of their efforts to negotiate an end to the Syrian civil war. Read More »

Nets two points in loss

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I thought we had a good, intense practice with everyone just going. "Everyone's buying in and playing well". The Buffalo Sabres were out to begin the 2017-18 on a winning note but their defense struggled and the offense couldn't make up the difference in a 6-3 loss at the New York Islanders on Saturday. Read More »

Dow Jones reported a fake story about Google buying Apple

Google buying Apple is already a far-fetched proposition, but some of the headlines were even more freaky. The story was originally reported by 9to5Mac after traders began sharing the unusual news alerts on Twitter. Newswire firm Dow Jones was today forced to hurriedly remove false headlines published online which claimed Google was buying Apple. Dow Jones Senior Director of Communications Steve Severinghaus blamed a " technical error " for the freaky statements later Tuesday. Read More »

U.S. states declare emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Nate

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Nate has been steadily weakening since making first landfall in a sparsely populated area of Plaquemines. Some people anxious about New Orleans' pumping system, which had problems during a heavy thunderstorm on August 5. Louisiana's governor said Nate is forecast to move quickly, rather than stall and drop tremendous amounts of rain on the state. Edwards warned, however, against underestimating the storm. Read More »

Vegas Shooting Victims Sue Bump Stock Maker

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The suit was filed by Las Vegas law firm Eglet Prince , and a lawyer for the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence . Plaintiff Devon Prescott and two others name the maker of the bump stock device, Slide Fire Solutions of Moran, Texas, and other unidentified manufacturers, as defendants. Read More »

Melania Trump filling out her agenda as first lady

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She went on to say that she is "basically [the] first Trump wife". Yesterday, Ivana , the first wife of the american president was doing the promo of his new book, Raising the Trump, and went back on his fifteen years of marriage with Orangeator. Read More »

WC Qualifiers: Wales vs Republic of Ireland UEFA

Euro 2016 semi-finalists Wales failes to qualify for the World Cup just two years later, as Republic of Ireland clinched a play-off spot at their expense. A chance fell to Jeff Hendrick when Cyrus Christie's long throw-in was not cleared, but the Burnley man miscued, and Shane Duffy drilled a low shot across the face of the Welsh goal. Read More »

Aspen Council makes Indigenous Peoples Day official holiday

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Since 1937, Columbus Day has been a federal holiday honoring the Italian explorer who landed in the Caribbean in 1492. For the past two years, Native American advocates living in and around Oklahoma City have spoken before the City Council in hopes that they would officially recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day in place of Columbus Day. Read More »

Trump not to move US embassy to Jerusalem for now

Women Wage Peace was set up in 2014 after the Gaza war that lasted 50 days killing over 2000 Palestinians, mostly civilians. On Saturday, Trump told former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee in a televised interview that he had made a decision to delay the move until his administration could go ahead with an Israelli-Palestinian negotiating plan its been working on over the past few months. Read More »

Chemist says Kim had 1.4 times lethal dosage of VX on face

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The network also broadcast another security video that it said shows one of the accused women, Indonesian Siti Aisyah, meeting with a man believed to be a North Korean agent at an airport cafe soon before the attack took place. Chemical weapons expert Raja Subramaniam said degradation products of VX were found on Huong's fingernails but not on the rest of her hands. The women have pleaded not guilty , saying they thought they were involved in some sort of prank for a reality TV show. Read More »

State's chief medical officer charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint water crisis

Flood made a decision to bring the new charges after "revelations" were revealed during testimony last week in the preliminary exam hearing against state Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon, The Detroit News reports. "One is involuntary manslaughter the other for misconduct in office", said Todd Flood, special investigator. "I have said from the beginning that we need to follow where the evidence leads, and clearly the state has reason to believe that Dr. Read More »

Nick Kyrgios walks off court after losing first set at Shanghai Open

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During the match, the 22-year-old had received two code violations for unsportsmanlike conduct and expressed his dismay at the chair umpire for copping a point penalty during the tiebreaker. Johnson and umpire Fergus Murphy seemed confused by his decision, with neither able to understand what had happened. When he'd had enough, Kyrgios called Johnson to the net, shook hands and then also shook hands with Murphy without making eye contact. Read More »

Ogun Govt Denies Monkeypox Outbreak

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In a statement yesterday, Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed described the news as fake and sinister. According to him, the Bayelsa State Government had been proactive on the steps taken especially with the isolation centre opened at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital [NDUTH] to offer free medical care of the infected persons. Read More »

California enacts law aimed at corralling high drug prices

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One in four Americans have trouble affording prescription drugs, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. "This measure is a step at bringing transparency, truth and exposure to a very important part of our lives", Brown said. The measure, Senate Bill 17 , was crafted to shed light on rising prescription drug costs and force the pharmaceutical industry to justify its prices going forward. Read More »

Gunmen kill 2 in attack at Kenya University

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Two staff of Technical University of Mombasa, Mabokoni Campus shot dead by gunmen in ambush on a vehicle that they were riding in. The identity of the gunmen was unclear. "For now we are treating it as a crime like any other as we continue with investigations but that does not mean we are ruling out Al Shabaab". Blood-covered students who were wounded in the attack have been seen being carried from university buildings. Read More »

Swiss police: detained man is brother of Marseille attacker

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The suspect, 25-year-old Anis Hanachi, was arrested Saturday on an global warrant issued by France while riding a bicycle in the northern city of Ferrara, authorities told reporters in Rome. Swiss police have detained a couple wanted in connection with a deadly knife attack in France. The region of Aprilia in Italy, a hub of jihadism? "They appeared before an investigating judge ... Read More »

Kate Middleton Makes First Appearance Since Pregnancy Announcement

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The Duchess is thought to be less than 12 weeks' pregnant with her bout of hyperemesis gravidarum forcing her to pull out of an event at the beginning of September, which prompted the palace to make the pregnancy announcement early. Vanity Fair quoted a palace aide as saying: "The Duchess's condition is improving but she is still suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum". "She had a very complicated period in the first few months", said a family member at the E! News. Read More »

200 children hospitalised after gas leak near school in India

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The incident took place after children complained of uneasiness in breathing, stomach-ache and they were rushed to the district hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, local residents and parents accuse the district administration of turning a blind eye to their demands in the past against the sugar mills which frequently release chemical gas that pose serious health hazard to the children and others in the vicinity. Read More »

Trump says dispute with Corker will not affect tax reform

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If Corker is right that most Republicans believe Trump is unhinged, they should impeach him and save us from WWIII. The Times released an audio clip last night which contained Corker's complete thoughts about how Trump's recklessness could result in world war. Read More »

Anderson Cooper chides Kellyanne Conway for calling Corker tweet 'irresponsible'

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On Sunday, Trump said Corker didn't run for re-election because he " didn't have the guts " and said Corker "begged" Trump for an endorsement. Though Trump's tweet complained that the paper recorded Corker's interview , Times reporter Jonathan Martin, who shared a byline on the Corker story, said the senator also recorded the conversation . Read More »

Evicted contestant reveals shocking details about Bigg Boss, host Salman Khan

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Salman also told that his interview is fake and he is not a Damad (son-in-law) of Dawood family. Clearing the air surrounding his identity crisis, Zubair Khan said, "Six years ago, I said this live on a TV channel". The complainant is conveyed to take course through the concerned court. The show is famous because of the Bigg Boss host Salman Khan and the entertainment provided by the contestants. Read More »

Gazprom, Saudi Aramco sign MoU in the gas sector

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India is the world's third-largest energy-consuming economy. Saudi Aramco's Office in India will help strengthen the existing buyer-supplier relationship between the two sides to a strategic partnership in the hydrocarbon sector, he added. Read More »

Junta chief: Thailand to hold elections in November 2018

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Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has announced that the country will have elections in November 2018, after repeatedly delaying the decision since wresting power from the government of Yingluck Shinawatra in 2014. After seizing power the generals drafted a new charter that curbs the power of elected politicians and calls for a fully appointed upper house, with several spots reserved for military leaders. Read More »

Ghana Captain Ayiah a doubt against USA Today

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India would be better off watching Ghana's nullification of Los Cafeteros. It was a match between teams who had won their respective campaign openers, with Ghana getting the better of Colombia and the United States prevailing over hosts India. Read More »

Officer fatally shot at Texas Tech University; suspect apprehended

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The Texas Tech University campus in Lubbock was put on lockdown Monday night after a fatal shooting was reported at the school's police department. Police said they do not know how Daniels obtained the weapon. The officer is deceased. The university went into lockdown shortly after 8 p.m. Read More »

Assault Victim Charged After Charlottesville White National Rally

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Police said in a news release Monday night that the warrant was issued for 20-year-old DeAndre Harris . The warrant was issued from a magistrate. His beating in a parking garage as a white supremacist rally took place was captured on video and received widespread attention. In the clip, white supremacist marchers - some in white polos, some in riot gear - beat Harris with signs and poles while he struggles to stand. Read More »

Blockchain Business Conference begins in Vizag

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Chandrababu Naidu has said Visakhapatnam will emerge as the major centre for the technology in the next few years, as his Government is encouraging innovators and companies working in the field to invest and work from here. In addition to this, six companies which won the awards at the conference, said they will set up their operations. Some of the significant aspects of the program include the launch of Thomson Reuters COE launch, India Fintech Forum Launch, Launch of Blockchain Report - ... Read More »

As Democrats denounce Weinstein, Clintons and Obama stay mum

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No day passes when she does not think... Weinstein raised about $1.5 million from 1990-2016, according to data from the campaign finance-tracking Center for Responsive Politics, and was a bundler for Clinton's 2016 effort, including at a star-studded fundraiser for Clinton in June 2016 at Weinstein's Manhattan home. Read More »

NRA leader, on talk shows, rebukes calls for broad gun control

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People want to be able to protect themselves, that's why they support this freedom". While I pray for their families during this incredibly hard time, they deserve more than our 'thoughts and prayers.' They, like all Americans, deserve to live in a country that values their lives enough to take decisive action to stop gun violence. Read More »