Trump reaches out in first state of union speech

But the figure Trump cites for Tuesday's viewership does not include streaming data , which is hard to measure. The television audience was also smaller than the one for President Barack Obama's first State of the Union address in 2010, whic... More..

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Budget's first causality | TDP threatens to snap ties with BJP
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Budget's first causality | TDP threatens to snap ties with BJP

A couple of MPs reportedly suggested that they would quit their posts in protest but Naidu assured them everything would be fine and issues will be discussed at the TDP Parliamentary Party meeting on Sunday. A ...More..

Longest zipline in the world opens Friday
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Longest zipline in the world opens Friday

Tourism authorities in the United Arab Emirates are hoping that the zipline will draw people to one of the less developed parts of the country. The Jebel Jais Flight zip line launches from 1,680m above sea ...More..

Comey praises Federal Bureau of Investigation for speaking up against 'weasels and liars'
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Comey praises Federal Bureau of Investigation for speaking up against 'weasels and liars'

He did not specify what issues or matters the law-enforcement agency should be "speaking up" about. On Twitter, Mr Comey urged his former colleagues to "take heart: American history shows that, in the long ru...More..

Defense Rests in Duval Murder Trial
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Defense Rests in Duval Murder Trial

The judge also stated that "the first thing" prosecutors needed to prove was that Alexandria had caused her sister's death - not the other way around. They moved to Hawaii in December 2015 from Utah. The yo...More..

Temptations lead singer Dennis Edwards dies at 74
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Temptations lead singer Dennis Edwards dies at 74

Tomorrow, Edwards would have been 75. Before auditioning for Detroit's Motown Records in 1966, Edwards, who was born in Alabama in 1943, served time in the US military. Several were Top 10 hits as well. Denni...More..

Animal Planet Gears Up for Puppy Bowl XIV With Special Programming
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Animal Planet Gears Up for Puppy Bowl XIV With Special Programming

Super Bowl LII may be coming up this weekend, but so is the Puppy Bowl! Animal Planet works with shelters around the country to fill their roster. Puppy Bowl 2018 will feature up to 90 puppers , but Te...More..

Starbucks Just Launched A Credit Card With Lots Of
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Starbucks Just Launched A Credit Card With Lots Of "Star" Perks

Branded credit cards, like the Starbucks one, have been popular for decades since they help strengthen customer loyalty. "The Starbucks Rewards Visa Card lets them earn Stars on every purchase they make so th...More..

Protection extended for 7000 Syrian refugees living in US
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Protection extended for 7000 Syrian refugees living in US

CLINIC's Jeanne Atkinson called the January 31 decision by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen to extend rather than re-designate TPS for Syrians an "arbitrary decision with life-or-death consequenc...More..

Police to increase DUI patrols on Super Bowl Sunday
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Police to increase DUI patrols on Super Bowl Sunday

During the 2017 Super Bowl campaign, State Police arrested 110 people for impaired driving and issued more than 4,098 total tickets. "This is fair warning: make the right decision, drive sober or be prepared to...More..

Turkish Authorities Classify Ankara Tax Office Blast as Terrorist Attack
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Turkish Authorities Classify Ankara Tax Office Blast as Terrorist Attack

More than 40,000 people have been killed in the conflict. There are some two dozen Ezidi villages in the self-administered Afrin canton, the isolated part of the de facto autonomous region in Syrian Kurdistan...More..

Darren Osborne sentenced for attack on Muslims in London
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Darren Osborne sentenced for attack on Muslims in London

Mr Osborne then drove around London looking for a target before heading to Finsbury Park , where worshippers were leaving a mosque and an Islamic centre after Ramadan prayers. The mayor was identified by lon...More..

by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Budget 2018 boost for healthcare: Lessons for 'Modicare' from Obamacare

Jaitley in his budget speech announced a new flagship National Health Protection Scheme , providing a health insurance cover of5 lakh a family per annum. "These centres will provide comprehensive health ca...More..

Britain's Transition Phase Out of EU Will Likely Look Like Status Quo
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Britain's Transition Phase Out of EU Will Likely Look Like Status Quo

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday during a three-day trip to China , the prime minister left audiences baffled when she seemed to suddenly toughen her stance on European Union migrants. While words will mea...More..

Attorneys try to block execution of Texas man who killed daughters
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Attorneys try to block execution of Texas man who killed daughters

William Rayford, convicted in the 1999 killing of his ex-girlfriend while on parole for killing his wife 13 years earlier, was executed on Tuesday after the Supreme Court rejected a last-minute appeal. The 5t...More..

North Korea: White House is Racist Billionaires' Club
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

North Korea: White House is Racist Billionaires' Club

The delegation landed at Yangyang International Airport in Gangwon at around 6:20 p.m. on an Asiana Airlines' chartered Airbus that took off from Kalma Airport, a North Korean military base in the eastern por...More..

Teenagers Shot During Massive Migrant Brawl in France
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Teenagers Shot During Massive Migrant Brawl in France

A local police spokesman said: 'The toll is eight wounded, with four seriously hurt including three with life-threatening injuries'. It is understood there were two fights, each featuring roughly similar nu...More..

NDF guide Rafael Baylosis arrested in Quezon Metropolis
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

NDF guide Rafael Baylosis arrested in Quezon Metropolis

Rafael Baylosis and companion Guillermo Guerrero were apprehended on Wednesday in a joint operation by members of the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Poli...More..

Trump Administration Imposes Arms Embargo On South Sudan To Stifle Civil War
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Trump Administration Imposes Arms Embargo On South Sudan To Stifle Civil War

The United States is "appalled by the continuing violence in South Sudan", she said in a statement, accusing the South Sudanese government and "armed opposition " of continued use of military force "to seek po...More..

Kenya's top TV stations still off the air amid crackdown
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Kenya's top TV stations still off the air amid crackdown

Pending the hearing and determination of this application inter-partes a conservatory order does issue directing the Respondents to forthwith, with immediate an effect, restore all television transmissions by C...More..

England Name Starting XV For 6 Nations Opener Against Italy
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

England Name Starting XV For 6 Nations Opener Against Italy

Te'o also started 12 months ago against Italy, as well as in the first British & Irish Lions Test, but he suffered an ankle injury when playing for Worcester against Brive almost four months ago. "We've got a ...More..

Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 90 feared dead, mostly Pakistanis
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 90 feared dead, mostly Pakistanis

Two survivors from the disaster had swum to shore, while another was rescued by a fishing boat, IOM further said. Around 2,583 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea previous year, and 199 others died en...More..

Former Sun Monroe signs with Celtics over Pelicans
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Former Sun Monroe signs with Celtics over Pelicans

New Orleans native Greg Monroe will sign with Celtics according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . Monroe, a 6-foot-11 center, should provide the Celtics with a big front-court boost. As a starter, Monroe aver...More..

Minivan carrying gas canisters ploughs into pedestrians, 18 injured
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Minivan carrying gas canisters ploughs into pedestrians, 18 injured

At least 18 people have been injured, with three believed to be critical, after the vehicle mounted the pavement near People's Park at about 9am (local time). At the nearby Changzheng Hospital, Shanghai residen...More..

Willie calls for six more weeks of winter
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Willie calls for six more weeks of winter

Merv, an inanimate stuffed animal, has been in the Groundhog Day game for more than two decades. In Wiarton, Ont., the latest incarnation of Willie saw his shadow as he came out of his den on Friday, bringing...More..

Dragic to replace injured Love in NBA All-Star Game
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Dragic to replace injured Love in NBA All-Star Game

Had Dragic not been picked, the Heat was on its way to being the only team among the top eight in the Eastern Conference without an All-Star. He also becomes the first player from Slovenia to earn the honor. Dr...More..

Why Women In Iran Are Ripping Off Their Hijabs?
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Why Women In Iran Are Ripping Off Their Hijabs?

Just a few months after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, despite mass protests , a law forcing women to not only cover their heads but also wear loose clothing came into effect. She has received death threats sinc...More..

South Africa's Zuma faces another no confidence vote February 22
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

South Africa's Zuma faces another no confidence vote February 22

Zuma is due to deliver the annual state of the nation address yesterday, despite the political manoeuvrings to unseat him. "The speaker, therefore, had no power to accede to the DA's request to postpone the Sta...More..

Maldives court orders release and retrial of ex-president Mohamed Nasheed
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Maldives court orders release and retrial of ex-president Mohamed Nasheed

Nasheed was later sentenced to 13 years in prison on terrorism charges. He has lived in exile ever since. "President Yameen wants a coronation, not an election", he said . The half brothers have since fallen o...More..

3 soldiers die in avalanche in J&K
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

3 soldiers die in avalanche in J&K

Another soldier was injured in the incident and he has been referred to hospital for treatment. A senior army officer told Srinagar-based news agency GNS that an army post of 21 Rajput came under an avalanc...More..

Trump Just Falsely Claimed He Had A Historically Huge Audience. Again
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Trump Just Falsely Claimed He Had A Historically Huge Audience. Again

Maybe it was in the pronouns. Trump is a narcissist, to be sure. "As tax cuts create new jobs, let's invest in workforce development and let's invest in job training, which we need so badly", the president...More..

Ukrainian leaders condemn Polish law aimed at blaming nationalists for killings
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Ukrainian leaders condemn Polish law aimed at blaming nationalists for killings

Nazi Germany occupied Poland in 1939, and established concentration camps on Polish soil. It's one thing, however, for Polish officials and historians to argue against the use of "Polish death camps" and qu...More..

by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Antonio Conte 'Seems Eager' to Resume Italy Manager Role, Says Federation Chief

Chelsea's title defence is nearly over after Wednesday's surprise 3-0 loss at home to Bournemouth left the Londoners 18 points behind runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City . The only thing that I c...More..

Train carrying House GOP members to Greenbrier hits truck
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Train carrying House GOP members to Greenbrier hits truck

Kotowski says investigators have interviewed one of the crew members from the Amtrak train and have scheduled an interview with the engineer. The National Transportation Safety Board is launching a forma...More..

Dead after Two Army Choppers Crash in France
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Dead after Two Army Choppers Crash in France

The cause of the crash is not clear yet. More than two dozen Gazelles are stationed in Cannet des Maures, along with Fennec and Puma choppers. One body had still to be recovered from the wreckage. The French ...More..