Spanish court orders detention of 8 former Catalan ministers

This came after Catalan lawmakers voted to declare independence of the affluent north-eastern region. Puigdemont fled Spain and appeared in Brussels on Monday. Sacked members of Catalonia's regional government have been ordered to appear in... More..

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Trump nominee for top Agriculture post withdraws amid Russian Federation probe
by | Friday, November 03, 2017

Trump nominee for top Agriculture post withdraws amid Russian Federation probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is facing renewed questions over how much he knew about Russian efforts to interfere with the US election, after it was revealed this week that he attended meetings with a Trump c...More..

Trump Blaming Kushner for Bad Political Advice, Prompting Mueller Investigation
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Trump Blaming Kushner for Bad Political Advice, Prompting Mueller Investigation

Bannon, back at his old role as the head of conservative news site Breitbart, has reportedly advised the president to shake up his legal team and do all he can to pressure Congress to defund Mueller's investiga...More..

Four injured as taxi mounts pavement knocks down pedestrians near Covent Garden
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Four injured as taxi mounts pavement knocks down pedestrians near Covent Garden

The driver stopped at the scene and has been detained, police said. "Two other patients were treated for minor injuries and also taken to hospital". London Ambulance tweeted: We're aware of an incident in #...More..

Starbucks has launched its Christmas cups and you can colour them in
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Starbucks has launched its Christmas cups and you can colour them in

The cup, Starbucks' executive creative director Leanne Fremar said in a press release , is like a coloring book, "intentionally created to encourage our customers to add their own color and illustrations". S...More..

Sir Michael Fallon Has Just Resigned As Defence Secretary
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Sir Michael Fallon Has Just Resigned As Defence Secretary

The Defence Ministry confirmed he had stepped down. Fallon, in a letter sent to Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday, said he may have "fallen short of the high standards" expected of the military. Penny...More..

Donate Your Leftover Candy To US Troops Overseas
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Donate Your Leftover Candy To US Troops Overseas

The candy that is collected will be shipped to troops serving overseas "so they can have a small reminder of what is going on back home in the US", the office said. Thomas Dudney is collecting candy to send to ...More..

SC seeks special courts for politicians facing cases
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

SC seeks special courts for politicians facing cases

In a big step to weed out politicians with criminal record, the Supreme Court on Wednesday told the centre to come back with a plan next month to set up exclusive special courts for the country's more than ...More..

Ontario Colleges and Union Set to Return to Bargain Talks
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Ontario Colleges and Union Set to Return to Bargain Talks

I've talked to representatives from both sides, and, frankly, both have some legitimate concerns. Striking college faculty will be joined by members of the Kingston area's labour unions at a rally at St. Stri...More..

Boiler at NTPC plant explodes: Five dead, hundred injured
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Boiler at NTPC plant explodes: Five dead, hundred injured

All that Ganga Prasad, a labourer at the NTPC plant in Unchahar at Raebareli , remembers was that there was a loud explosion and then he heard cries all around him. He has announced that 2 lakhs rupees will be...More..

by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Trump Jr.'s Halloween tweet about 'socialism'

Or you could give 90% of her candy to the one richest kid in the neighborhood. Weinstein, a journalist, was referring to President Donald Trump's so far unfulfilled promise to send a $25,000 check to the fa...More..

Russian Federation working for maximum representation at Congress of Syrian people - diplomat
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Russian Federation working for maximum representation at Congress of Syrian people - diplomat

The seventh round of the Syrian peace process with representatives from Iran, Russia, and Turkey in attendance ended in Astana . The Turkey-based Syrian National Coalition (SNC) political opposition group ...More..

Louisiana has the 2nd-highest rate of premature births in the country
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Louisiana has the 2nd-highest rate of premature births in the country

Each year, more than 380,000 babies are born preterm in the United States, putting them at increased risk of death before their first birthday, lifelong disabilities and chronic health conditions. "This in an u...More..

Every cricketer should be given send off like Ashish Nehra: Kapil Dev
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Every cricketer should be given send off like Ashish Nehra: Kapil Dev

Spinners - Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal - will also play an important role in the spin friendly wicket. Ashish Nehra retired from cricket on Wednesday. Dhawan fell when he was on 80 and so...More..

Ousted Catalan Leader May Not Return to Spain Anytime Soon
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Ousted Catalan Leader May Not Return to Spain Anytime Soon

On Friday, Puigdemont and his government were dismissed from office after Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy requested the Spanish Senate to enact Article 155 to take control of Catalonia, which has passed a unilater...More..

Putin visits Iran, praises joint efforts in solving regional issues
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Putin visits Iran, praises joint efforts in solving regional issues

Tehran signed the deal with six countries including Russian Federation and the United States, but Trump last month refused to certify the agreement, drawing criticism from Moscow which slammed the USA president...More..

NYC terror attack: Police officer who shot suspect hailed as hero
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

NYC terror attack: Police officer who shot suspect hailed as hero

The pair raced outside and encountered Sayfullo Saipov , waving two weapons that were later revealed to be a paintball gun and a pellet gun. "And the NYPD is not just the leadership, it's the men and women who...More..

Trump instructs Homeland to 'step up' vetting program after Manhattan terror attack
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Trump instructs Homeland to 'step up' vetting program after Manhattan terror attack

Trump tweeted shortly after the attack . "I will continue to follow developments closely", Trump said. A awful idea: " President Donald Trump's Twitter demand Wednesday morning that a repeal of Obamaca...More..

NYC suspect should be held as enemy combatant, Graham tells Trump
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

NYC suspect should be held as enemy combatant, Graham tells Trump

The legislation was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush. Eight people were killed when a man drove a truck along a bicycle path in NY on Tuesday. "What we have right now is a joke". I think if we ...More..

One dead in shooting near University of Utah; police searching for shooter
by | Wednesday, November 01, 2017

One dead in shooting near University of Utah; police searching for shooter

Guo was an worldwide student at the university. The university sent out an alert telling students to stay inside and all dorms were put on lockdown. Austin Boutain is the brother of Hunter Boutain , who was ...More..

White House releases official Trump portrait
by | Wednesday, November 01, 2017

White House releases official Trump portrait

The photos will be distributed and displayed in the offices of federal agencies across the country. Trump and Pence are smiling against an American flag backdrop, the president in a blue tie and the vice presid...More..

Operation Lights Out aims to keep your children safe on Halloween
by | Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Operation Lights Out aims to keep your children safe on Halloween

As for the other registered sex offenders, he says they make an extra effort on Halloween. With the help of your phone, sex offender registries are available right at your fingertips. The registry is easy t...More..

Parent holds teacher hostage in school, students safe
by | Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Parent holds teacher hostage in school, students safe

Castle View Elementary School in Riverside, California, became the site of a hostage situation Tuesday afternoon; thankfully no children are involved. The Riverside Unified School District said in a Facebook...More..

New Zealand to ban foreigners from buying homes
by | Wednesday, November 01, 2017

New Zealand to ban foreigners from buying homes

Parker said the move was not just about helping curb the current situation, it was about protecting New Zealanders for the future, both in terms of supply and for when the country experienced another hot proper...More..

GOP gubernatorial candidate outraged his racist campaign was called out for racism
by | Wednesday, November 01, 2017

GOP gubernatorial candidate outraged his racist campaign was called out for racism

The commercial, which the Latino Victory Fund says is airing through Election Day on Spanish-language stations in Richmond and Washington market, is the latest in a bitter battle on the airwaves. Northam's c...More..

US Captures Suspected Plotter of Benghazi Attacks
by | Wednesday, November 01, 2017

US Captures Suspected Plotter of Benghazi Attacks

The September 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya's second largest city resulted in the deaths of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other USA citizens. Ahmad Abu Khatallah was captured in a joint ...More..

Duterte would welcome Trump 'in the most righteous way'
by | Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Duterte would welcome Trump 'in the most righteous way'

Duterte, who is fond of lengthy, freewheeling speeches, said he would skip parts of his statement because he was hungry. "It [talks] would be terrorism, cooperation between the two countries, the fight agains...More..

BJP announces Prem Kumar Dhumal as Himachal CM candidate
by | Wednesday, November 01, 2017

BJP announces Prem Kumar Dhumal as Himachal CM candidate

Shah is on a five-day visit to the state and holding rallies for the party. The BJP in Himachal Pradesh got a shot in the arm on Tuesday after party president Amit Shah declared former chief Prem Kumar D...More..

A nice weather treat for Halloween with cool and brisk sunshine
by | Wednesday, November 01, 2017

A nice weather treat for Halloween with cool and brisk sunshine

Thursday and Friday look like they will be sunny to mostly sunny with winds out of the southwest around 5-15 miles per hour. Clouds will increase overnight with lows dipping into the mid 30s making for a chi...More..

Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to Sardar Patel
by | Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to Sardar Patel

On the occasion of the 142nd birth anniversary of India's first home minister and deputy prime minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi eulogized the "Iron Man of India" who, interesti...More..