Saturday, 25 May 2019
Latest news
Home » Worldwide


Minnesota, other states sue federal government over health care subsidies


Mr. Obama's move drew a rebuke from a court that ruled he was overstepping his powers. Under the Affordable Care Act, these payments are made monthly to insurance companies. Republican Senator Susan Collins, who has opposed Trump-backed legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare , warned that the president's move will also affect the ability of vulnerable low-income people to access healthcare and afford out-of-pocket medical costs. Read More »

Barack and Michelle Obama Select Artists to Paint Their Official Portrait


Los Angeles, 1977), whom President Obama selected, has frequently portrayed young African American men wearing the latest in hip-hop street fashion. This will mark the first time that black artists were hired by the Smithsonian to create a portrait of a former president since they started commissioning portraits in 1994, though the White House did commission a black Alabaman artist, Simmie Knox, to paint the Clintons in 2000. Read More »

Bergdahl Pleads Guilty To Charges Of Desertion, Misbehavior


His lawyer said the prosecution and defence have not agreed to a stipulation of facts in the case, which is an indication that they did not reach a deal to limit his punishment. Bergdahl has said he left his post in order to draw attention to what he saw as problems with his unit and its leadership. "You know, it's just insulting frankly", Bergdahl said. Read More »

HC slams CBI for 'complete lack of interest' in tracing Najeeb Ahmed


Does the DIG read what the Inspector has said in the report? The court said: "We want to know what exactly happened". The case was handed over to the CBI after the High Court was dissatisfied with no progress made by the Delhi Police. The high court had transferred the investigation from Delhi Police to the CBI in May, after expressing displeasure over the slow pace of the probe. The notice was sent after the Delhi High Court had asked the police to explore other avenues of probe as all ... Read More »

Bengaluru techie assaulted for rescuing cattle, alleges police involvement


DCP (south) S D Sharanappa, under whose jurisdiction the alleged incident occurred, said the police acted on the complaint of illegal slaughter filed by the activist and sent personnel to stop the illegal activities. Nadini said though the two constables got out of the vehicle, the mob kept pelting stones forcing her to flee from the scene. I will approach senior police officials regarding why police officials falsified information and why they did not book a case under IPC 307 (attempt to ... Read More »

DOOM releasing for Nintendo Switch on November 10


We've been thrilled with the feedback that Doom is among the very best looking and performing games on Switch. They're the same studio responsible for ports of games like Rocket League and Octodad . Relentless demons, impossibly destructive guns, and fast, fluid movement provide the foundation for intense, first-person combat - whether you're obliterating demon hordes through the depths of Hell in the single-player campaign, or competing against your friends in numerous multiplayer modes. Read More »

Gas prices decreasing in Georgia


Slowly yet steadily, gas prices across the Bradenton-Sarasota region as well as Florida continue to fall, with Monday marking the 32nd consecutive day costs dropped in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The highest was about $2.58 per gallon in the Traverse City area. AAA Michigan surveys daily fuel prices at 2,800 gas stations across the state. And motorists can expect another drop soon. Read More »

Girl, 3, drowns in ice cream parlor grease trap


Emergency responders rushed the child to the East Alabama Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. The case has so far been ruled an accidental drowning and no foul play is suspected. She walked with a skip in her step. Sadie is seen left standing second from the left with her five siblings and parents Corrie and Tracy Andrews. Family members and employees of the ice cream shop immediately began CPR. Read More »

Clinton says WikiLeaks is now a 'subsidiary of Russian intelligence'


The emails were released during a four-month period in the lead-up to the U.S. election. "We have really well-respected security and intelligence veterans saying this was a kind of cyber 9/11 in the sense that it was a direct attack to American institutions", Clinton, referring to the terrorist attack orchestrated by al-Qaeda that killed almost 3,000 people in New York City, Washington and outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania, said on Sunday at a talk streamed live by The Guardian ... Read More »

At UN, pope demands response to hunger, climate, migration


Pope Francis on Monday (October 16) implicitly criticised the United States for pulling out of the Paris agreement on climate change, saying scientists have given the world the means to deal with its devastating effects. The Argentine pontiff added that the effort should also be "saturated in love and intelligence" as he addressed a ceremony for World Food Day (#WFD2017) at the Rome headquarters of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. Read More »

Carnival Corporation (CCL) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.23

Therefore 42% are positive. Carnival Corporation has a 52-week low of 46.07 and a 52-week high of 70.56. They now have a United States dollars 42 price target on the stock. A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 25th were paid a dividend of $0.40 per share. Read More »

European Union to impose tough new sanctions on North Korea


KCNA , the North's state-run news agency, slammed the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs who recently visited the North-South Korean border or the Korean Demilitarized Zone . North Korea has previously fired off missiles coinciding with other key world events. Ms Bishop said North Korea was entirely to blame for escalating tensions in the region, because it had defied UN Security Council resolutions and pressed ahead with nuclear tests. Read More »

Vijay meets CM Edappadi K Palaniswami


Days before the release , the actor met Tamil Nadu chief minister E Palaniswami on Sunday in Chennai. And much to the delight of the Thalapathy fans, the teaser sets this record when the film is just two days away for its grand release . Read More »

Theresa May goes on an Unexpected Visit to Brussels


Asked about his expectations for Monday's meeting, Juncker told reporters: "I am meeting with Mrs". May's office said the 1630 GMT meeting had been planned for weeks. "It is time to get on with these negotiations", Johnson said as he arrived for a meeting with his European Union counterparts in Luxembourg on Monday. Read More »

Lost-and-found camp service aims to reunite separated Rohingya


Before the military campaign, an estimated one million Rohingyas lived in Rakhine state in Myanmar, where the government denies them citizenship. - Buddhist mobs join in carrying out violence against Rohingya. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya were already in Bangladesh after fleeing previous episodes of violence in Myanmar, where they have always been denied citizenship and faced restrictions on their movements and access to basic services. Read More »

Israeli jets attack anti-aircraft battery in Syria

In response, he said Israel hit a Syrian anti-aircraft battery about 50km east of Damascus and "incapacitated" it. Israel "will maintain its ability to thwart hostile intentions and activities endangering Israeli civilians", he said. At the time, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the air strikes targeted weapons bound for Hezbollah and that Israel would do the same again if necessary. Read More »

Portugal wildfires kill 27; 3 dead across border in Spain


A prolonged drought and mid-October temperatures of more than 30C (86 F) have fuelled the fires. Wildfires whipped by strong wind gusts spawned by Hurricane Ophelia burned across northwestern Spain on Sunday, leaving three people dead, officials said. Read More »

College Faculty On Strike


The College Employer Council says the demands would have added more than $250 million in annual costs. The faculty union made its last contract offer Saturday. Both sides have said their final offers are on the table. According to the website, Canadore's campuses will remain open to provide non-academic services. Read More »

Rajnath's remark admission of Kashmir not part of india: APHC


In fact, Singh harped on the point that India's gain in power is because of the governance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Our issues with China have been resolved, because China also understood that India is not the weak India anymore, but it's strong now", he said. Read More »

6 killed as cylinder blast brings down building, several feared trapped


Eye-witnesses said a noise of the blast was heard at around 7 a.m. and the 20-year-old building was reduced to rubble. At least six persons were killed after a two-storeyed building collapsed. The blast is said to have occurred on the ground floor and ripped through the first and second floors of one building. Two others, Hariprasad and Kalyani were severely injured in the mishap and they were rescued and taken to a private hospital. Read More »

Sooronbai Jeenbekov winning with 54.46% of votes


Jeenbekov and other candidate Omurbek Babanov - are former Prime Ministers of Kyrgyzstan. The first two of the country's President resigned because of dissatisfaction of people. Mr. Babanov, also a former prime minister, accused the government of abusing its powers to ensure Mr. Jeenbekov's victory after the authorities charged some of his campaign supporters with plotting a coup and planning to bribe voters. Read More »

Death Toll From Landslides in Vietnam Reaches 60

The Vietnam Disaster Management Authority said in a statement that the disasters have also injured 32 people, damaged infrastructure and killed more than 230,000 livestock in central and northern regions. A typhoon wrecked havoc across its central provinces just last month. "Transportation to and from the southern district of Tram Tau was cut off by landslides and floods, making it impossible to send additional search forces to look for six people still missing there", Lien said, adding that ... Read More »

Top Marawi siege leaders killed in clashes


The militants have surprised the militants by their ability to endure more than 130 days of air strikes, compounding fears in the Philippines and the region that Islamic State's radical ideology and its advanced recruitment methods are more prevalent than was previously imagined. Read More »

Altercation Between Team Charlo and Lubin Breaks Out Post-Fight


After dropping veteran trainer Ronnie Shields, and starting up a working relationship with Derrick James, head boxing coach of Errol Spence Jr., Charlo is hoping to show the boxing world that he has indeed become a more complete fighter who cannot only box proficiently from a distance, but also cut off the ring while applying intelligent pressure since picking up his first world title. Read More »

Asked to explain 'calm before the storm' remark, Trump talks North Korea


Today, the U.S. reported a relatively weak natural disaster at the same area as North Korea's previous nuclear tests. All six nuclear tests have been carried out in this location in the northwest tip of the country. "The recent small quakes suggest that the test might have triggered crust deformation". This second tunnel may have caved in after the sixth test, the intelligence officials said. Read More »

Oil rig explosion off the coast of Louisiana


According to The New Orleans Advocate , the rig was operated by CLOVELLY Oil, a company that provides oil and gas exploration and production services, operating out of Louisiana. Kenner Police Department spokesman Sgt. Brian McGregor told The Times-Picayune that while numerous injuries were serious and their number was expected to go up, no deaths were reported because of the explosion. Read More »

AirAsia flight QZ535 from Perth to Bali drops 22000 feet mid-air

According to The Australian, the mid-air chaos was made even worse for some passengers as the on-board announcements were not in English. "It was really upsetting". The flight from the Gold Coast bound for Malaysia was forced back to Brisbane after a bird strike caused loud bangs and sparks to come from an engine. Read More »

6 soldiers, 24 militants killed in Egypt's Sinai attacks


The Islamic State group also claimed responsibility for an attack on the Al-Arish military post in North Sinai that killed six Egyptian soldiers. Hundreds of Egyptian security personnel have been killed in attacks across Sinai, especially the northeastern quadrant, which shares borders with both Israel and Gaza strip, reports said. Read More »

Donald Trump Subpoenaed Over Sexual Assault Allegations


Trump's election campaign for president, that he subjected any woman to unwanted sexual touching and/or sexually inappropriate behavior". Donald Trump has been issued a subpoena asking for any documents he has concerning women who've accused the US President of touching them "inappropriately". Read More »

Bears run wild in overtime win at Baltimore


That's a big-time throw for any National Football League quarterback to make - much less a rookie in his second career start. Had just one of those field goals been turned into a touchdown, Baltimore would have had enough to win the game. The lack of traffic for Trubisky should tell you all you need to know. Aside from the touchdown to Sims, the most encouraging part of Trubisky's day was his poise. Read More »