Dexter the emotional support peacock barred from flying

A United States of America based woman bought a ticket for her peacock named Dexter a ticket as well to join her in-flight to Los Angeles from Newark airport. At a time when people are being thrown out of planes for their religion and race, it's a ... More..

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Oyinlola, Donald Duke, others unveil Coalition National Movement
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Oyinlola, Donald Duke, others unveil Coalition National Movement

Spokesperson for CSPCN, Kayode Samuel, in a statement said: "We in the Civil Society and Professional Coalition for Nigeria (CSPCN) have chose to stand up to be counted in this mission and are ready and prepare...More..

Schiff Says Nunes Changed Memo Before It Was Sent to Trump
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Schiff Says Nunes Changed Memo Before It Was Sent to Trump

The Justice Department has already warned that releasing the memo would be " extraordinarily reckless ". "We are committed to working with the appropriate oversight entities to ensure the continuing int...More..

National anthem to be gender neutral after senate vote
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

National anthem to be gender neutral after senate vote

The bill, going into effect will change the language of the anthem from "in thy all sons command" to " in all of us command". While bills encouraging gender neutrality have been pushed by various lawmake...More..

PYD/PKK rockets fired from Syria land in Turkey
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

PYD/PKK rockets fired from Syria land in Turkey

The phone call came a day after the Syrian National Dialogue Congress, which took place in the Russian Black Sea city of Sochi on January 29-30. His call came as Turkey challenged the United States to "imme...More..

Turkish court releases local chair of Amnesty International: lawyer
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Turkish court releases local chair of Amnesty International: lawyer

The leader Taner Kilic was arrested in June on charges of belonging to a terrorist organization. Prosecutors say Kilic downloaded ByLock, a messaging application used by supporters of Fethullah Gulen, a USA...More..

Cutest pictures of Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput's adorable daughter Misha
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Cutest pictures of Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput's adorable daughter Misha

Shahid and Mira walked hand-in-hand, exchanging sweet nothings on the ramp, sharing a few secret smiles occasionally as well. Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput were the showstoppers for designer Anita Dong...More..

Why aren't there any NHL players going to the 2018 Winter Olympics?
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Why aren't there any NHL players going to the 2018 Winter Olympics?

However, individual Russian athletes who have proven their anti-doping credentials will compete as neutrals . It's not clear how the latest development would affect other planned Olympics-related cooperation...More..

Budget 2018: No changes proposed in Income Tax slabs
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Budget 2018: No changes proposed in Income Tax slabs

The new cess will be called the " Health and Education Cess" and is expected to lead to a collection of an estimated additional amount of Rs. 11,000 crore. In the Budget 2017-18, Jaitley had reduced the inco...More..

James Corden hits back at Nikki Haley over Grammys
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

James Corden hits back at Nikki Haley over Grammys

Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff stopped by Morning Joe on Thursday to discuss his insinuations to Bill Maher on Real Time last month that President Trump is now having an affair with someone in th...More..

by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Hong Kong to ban all sales of ivory by 2021

An April report by wildlife trade monitoring NGO Traffic found that a third of ivory traders in Hong Kong encouraged their customers to smuggle ivory out of the city onto the Chinese mainland without export p...More..

Anti-Semitism Runs Higher in UK, Triggering Record Volume of Incidents
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Anti-Semitism Runs Higher in UK, Triggering Record Volume of Incidents

The previous record high was recorded in 2014. However, the CST said there was nothing to explain the rise seen in the last two years, indicating anti-Jewish sentiment was generally becoming more commonplace. T...More..

Global Democracy Index classifies India as a 'flawed democracy'
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Global Democracy Index classifies India as a 'flawed democracy'

Moreover, journalists are at risk from government, military and non-state actors and radical groups, and the threat of violence has a chilling effect on media coverage. Top-scoring New Zealand (9.26) ranked 4th...More..

Injured AB de Villiers To Miss First Three ODIs
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Injured AB de Villiers To Miss First Three ODIs

Trying to wrest the No.1 test ranking from another side, which is what South Africa tried to heist from India , is no excuse for the unsportsmanlike and deceitful conduct they employed. Kohli and the team ma...More..

Eleven die in fire at a welfare home in Japan
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Eleven die in fire at a welfare home in Japan

Footage on public broadcaster NHK showed flames and smoke pouring out of the three-story building as firefighters battled the blaze. Carers provide meals during the day but the home was unstaffed overnight. The...More..

India says it will fund the world's largest national health programme
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

India says it will fund the world's largest national health programme

The scheme will also provide Rs 5 lakh per family per year. Under the proposed new tax , profits of more than Rs 1 lakh from stock and equity mutual fund investments held over one year will be taxed at 10 per ...More..

Eric Columbus: What Robert Mueller can and can't do
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Eric Columbus: What Robert Mueller can and can't do

Mueller ", Sen. Does anyone doubt for one second that Robert Mueller will lower the boom on Trump at least for obstruction of justice, and possibly for criminal conspiracy and money-laundering? American...More..

Super blue blood moon stuns stargazers all over the country
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Super blue blood moon stuns stargazers all over the country

NASA describes blood moon as a total lunar eclipse with a reddish hue and blue moon the second full moon in the same month. With the sun not shining on the moon , it is going to darken. In every two...More..

The Broncos still get under the Patriots' skin
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

The Broncos still get under the Patriots' skin

Still, if you look at Blount's recent usage he has received eight or more carries only twice in his last five games . Philadelphia-native and two-division world champion Danny "Swift" Garcia has thrived in...More..

IAF officer held on spying charges may have been honey trapped
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

IAF officer held on spying charges may have been honey trapped

The Group Captain - equivalent to a Colonel in army - is suspected of passing classified information through Facebook and WhatsApp to a woman, said media reports. "We are trying to establish whether others too ...More..

Nehal Hashmi decides to file review petition against disqualification
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Nehal Hashmi decides to file review petition against disqualification

A three-member bench of the apex court - headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and comprising Justice Maqbool Baqar and Justice Dost Mohammad - also imposed a fine of Rs50,000 on the senator. As the hearing went u...More..

Polish lawmakers again draft Holocaust legislation, United States voices…
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Polish lawmakers again draft Holocaust legislation, United States voices…

The new Polish legislation, which still needs the approval of the president to become a law , forbids any mention of participation of the Polish nation in crimes committed by Nazis during the Holocaust ...More..

by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Russia Warns Against Cutting Off North Korea's Oil

He has also traded personal insults with leader Kim Jong-un. The Red Cross is planning for $270,000 in emergency aid that includes sending volunteers with masks and protective clothing to conduct training in ...More..

USA extends protected status for some 7000 Syrians
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

USA extends protected status for some 7000 Syrians

The protections for Syria were first enacted in 2012 and shield recipients from deportation while authorizing them to work in the US. The president has cancelled the programme for various countries in recent ...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation says it has 'grave concerns' about Trump releasing Nunes memo
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation says it has 'grave concerns' about Trump releasing Nunes memo

Following a weeks-long effort to whip Republicans into a frenzy over a classified four-page memo penned by House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes , on Monday the Republicans on that committee voted...More..

by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Resistance: Here's What Democrats Refused to Applaud During Trump's SOTU Address

Near the end of his unifying speech , Trump was even able to generate "USA" chants. It was supposed to be one of the least partisan moments of his speech, but this section ended up underscoring just how unwill...More..

Patrick Mahomes To Be Kansas City Chiefs' Starting QB In 2018
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Patrick Mahomes To Be Kansas City Chiefs' Starting QB In 2018

There is certainly more risk for Washington than Kansas City, but once the shock of the trade wears off and Smith settles in with his new team, this could work out for well for both teams. And with offensive we...More..

Congress continue his leads in Rajasthan, TMC starts celebration on Noapara
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Congress continue his leads in Rajasthan, TMC starts celebration on Noapara

As per early morning trends, Congress is leading in Ajmer and Alwar Lok Sabha seats, while Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP is leading in the Mandalgarh assembly seat. The Congress fielded Karan Singh Ya...More..

Gov. McMaster asks South Carolinians to 'Stand for the Flag'
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Gov. McMaster asks South Carolinians to 'Stand for the Flag'

Similar to Trump, McMaster said in his proclamation he views the national anthem as patriotic and a way to pay respect to the military. He also recognized the major military installations and over 470,000 vet...More..

Kiribati holding out hope for more survivors of ferry disaster
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Kiribati holding out hope for more survivors of ferry disaster

Some of the seven survivors after being spotted by the New Zealand Air Force Orion and picked up by a fishing boat. Two Australian aircraft and one from the US coastguard were combing around 92,000 square km ...More..

World to witness 'Super Blue Blood Moon' tonight
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

World to witness 'Super Blue Blood Moon' tonight

Essentially, there will be a lunar eclipse , but it is occurring during a blue moon , which is the description given to the second full moon of a calendar month. The peak of the blood moon eclipse is at abo...More..

Khelo India Games declared open
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Khelo India Games declared open

Speaking to TOI, Union sports secretary Rahul Bhatnagar said Sanchita was the only sportsperson from north India chosen for the rare honour.at the games' opening ceremony. It is clear that these games will hi...More..

Afghan President speaks to Modi, not to Pakistan PM
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Afghan President speaks to Modi, not to Pakistan PM

Kabul accuses Islamabad of backing terrorist groups which have killed hundreds in Afghanistan. National Directorate of Security (NDS) - Afghan intelligence service - head Masoum Stanikzai and Interior Ministe...More..

Tory Minister Lord Bates Sensationally Resigns Because He Was Late
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Tory Minister Lord Bates Sensationally Resigns Because He Was Late

Lord Taylor was left to answer the question in his absence. Bates said Wednesday he was " thoroughly ashamed " and "shall be offering my resignation". In one the most dramatic ministerial resignations in rece...More..

Trump's approval rating highest in West Virginia, lowest in Vermont
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Trump's approval rating highest in West Virginia, lowest in Vermont

Gallup said Trump's approval rating was at or above 50% in 12 states, with West Virginia giving him his best marks at 61% approval. Four percent had no opinion. Trump was equally unpopular in neighboring CT, w...More..