Priyanka Chopra, Sushmita Sen, more congratulate Manushi Chhillar

The first Indian to win the Miss World crown was Reita Faria, who won the title in 1966. On the Chinese island of Hainan global jury today determined the victor of the contest "Miss world-2017". "Super proud! Jai Hind". Stephanie Hill of England ... More..

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Ellen took on Donald Trump's anti-elephant policy & he suspended it
by | Sunday, November 19, 2017

Ellen took on Donald Trump's anti-elephant policy & he suspended it

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday that it will allow the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport. "They pay loads of money to pick from a menu of what animals they wan...More..

by | Sunday, November 19, 2017

Everything President Trump has tweeted (and what it was about)

Clinton, who has spent the past year assigning blame for her defeat and refusing to acknowledge possible personal shortcomings, pointed to alleged Russian interference and voter suppression as cause for concern...More..

Carper reacts to tax reform bills
by | Sunday, November 19, 2017

Carper reacts to tax reform bills

The House voted 227-205 to approve the bill. In North Carolina, we can expect more than 27,000 new jobs as a result of this legislation. "The Senate must work to ensure a legislative process characterized by ...More..

Trump Enters Fraught Territory By Criticizing Al Franken
by | Sunday, November 19, 2017

Trump Enters Fraught Territory By Criticizing Al Franken

When asked about the past behaviour of Bill Clinton , her husband and a former U.S. president, and if she should have been more supportive of his female accusers versus reports that she attacked their cred...More..

Rain to showers but Saturday's a wet day with slowly rising temperatures
by | Sunday, November 19, 2017

Rain to showers but Saturday's a wet day with slowly rising temperatures

Travelling over mountain passes will be hard tonight into Saturday with snow, ice, and blowing snow. This will lead to calm conditions with partly to mostly sunny skies but highs in the mid 40s. Friday was...More..

Northern California Shooting Leaves 5 Dead, Including Attacker
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Northern California Shooting Leaves 5 Dead, Including Attacker

Records also show Neal was charged in January with five felonies and two misdemeanors, including illegally firing a weapon and possessing an illegal assault rifle, the AP reported. Frustrated, he began firing a...More..

Turkey issues diplomatic note to USA over Turkish businessman
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Turkey issues diplomatic note to USA over Turkish businessman

A Turkish national with ties to Turkish President Recep Erdogan is cooperating with federal prosecutors in a money-laundering case, NBC News reported Thursday, citing sources. prosecutors in the trial set to ...More..

Democratic congressmen introduce articles of impeachment against Trump
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Democratic congressmen introduce articles of impeachment against Trump

Luis Gutiérrez , D-Illinois, one of the bill's co-sponsors, said beside Cohen. Rep. Steve Cohen , D-Tennessee, introduced five articles of impeachment that include obstruction of justice for Trump's decision...More..

Complaint against Farooq Abdullah, Rishi Kapoor over remarks on PoK
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Complaint against Farooq Abdullah, Rishi Kapoor over remarks on PoK

The minister also said that it is due to the mistakes made by the previous governments that today PoK is a part of Pakistan. Abdullah on Wednesday reiterated that PoK did not belong to India. "If the Indian g...More..

Volkswagon to invest $12bn in China EV cars
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Volkswagon to invest $12bn in China EV cars

The German manufacturer joins Ford Motor in boosting investments in electric vehicle development in China as the country will require most auto makers to obtain a new-energy vehicle score linked to the producti...More..

SADC troika calls extraordinary summit on Zimbabwe
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

SADC troika calls extraordinary summit on Zimbabwe

Mugabe is reviled in the West as a despot whose disastrous handling of the economy and willingness to resort to violence to maintain power pauperised one of Africa's most promising states. The South African De...More..

China confident Venezuela can handle debt issue
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

China confident Venezuela can handle debt issue

They also noted that the values of the CDS - the derivative contracts investors use to protect themselves against a default - were not large compared to the overall bond amounts. Venezuelan officials blame paym...More..

Rupee climbs over 60 paise against U.S. dollar after Moody's rating upgrade
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Rupee climbs over 60 paise against U.S. dollar after Moody's rating upgrade

In 2015, the rating outlook was changed to "positive" from "stable". For long, India was rated by other rating agencies at Baa3, the lowest investment grade and just a notch above the junk grade, which has no...More..

Senate Judiciary Panel: Kushner Didn't Disclose Correspondence With WikiLeaks, Russia Dinner Invite
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Senate Judiciary Panel: Kushner Didn't Disclose Correspondence With WikiLeaks, Russia Dinner Invite

Committee chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking member Dianne Feinstein sent a letter to Kushner's lawyer Thursday. "We provided the judiciary committee with all relevant documents that had to do with Mr. A...More..

Ohio State Suspends Most Fraternities Amid Spate of Hazing and Alcohol Investigations
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Ohio State Suspends Most Fraternities Amid Spate of Hazing and Alcohol Investigations

The suspension includes all social, recruitment and new member activities. Eleven of the university's 37 Interfraternity Council (IFC) chapters are now under investigation for misconduct violations - a number...More..

Navy admits to penis skydrawing
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Navy admits to penis skydrawing

This restricted airspace is used regularly by Growler crews from NAS Whidbey Island and by other military pilots visiting the area for training purposes. Spokesman Thomas Mills told the BBC: "From a Navy stan...More..

Erdogan and Ataturk depicted as enemies in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercise
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Erdogan and Ataturk depicted as enemies in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercise

On Friday, the Turkish leader slammed an " incident " during North Atlantic Treaty Organisation drills in Norway, in which Erdogan himself and Mustafa Kemal Ataturk , who founded the modern Turkish state, were...More..

Is North Korea's missile-test halt a signal to Washington?
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Is North Korea's missile-test halt a signal to Washington?

Mattis did not give any reasons for why North Korea hadn't recently undertaken tests, but said the Pentagon was closely watching the country, Reuters reported. His journey to Pyongyang follows a state visit t...More..

OH high court justice condemns sexual-indiscretion 'feeding frenzy,' defends 'heterosexual males'
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

OH high court justice condemns sexual-indiscretion 'feeding frenzy,' defends 'heterosexual males'

One woman was "a gorgeous blonde" with whom he made love in the hayloft of her parents' barn, and another was a "drop dead gorgeous red head", he said. Democrat William O'Neill said he was trying to dampen the ...More..

Five die as police battle Nasa supporters welcoming Raila
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Five die as police battle Nasa supporters welcoming Raila

There was a security scare on Friday, November 17 when the vehicle carrying opposition chief Raila Odinga was hit by a tear gas cannister. Nasa supporters had accused police of using live ammunition as they c...More..

Man, wife accidentally shot at church during talk about guns in church
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Man, wife accidentally shot at church during talk about guns in church

Authorities have not identified the couple. Although he pulled the magazine out of the gun, once he reloaded the mag, it loaded a round into the gun's chamber. The bullet entered the left side of her abdomen an...More..

Helicopter and aircraft involved in mid-air crash in Buckinghamshire
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Helicopter and aircraft involved in mid-air crash in Buckinghamshire

The airspace is commonly used by pilots for training exercises. Waddesdon Manor is managed by the Rothschild Foundation, a family charitable trust, on behalf of the National Trust, who took over ownership in ...More..

White House: Difference between Franken, Trump allegations is Franken 'admitted wrongdoing'
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

White House: Difference between Franken, Trump allegations is Franken 'admitted wrongdoing'

The apparent disconnect between the standard Trump applies to himself, and the one he applied to Franken, was underscored this week by Trump's refusal to respond to allegations of sexual misconduct by nine wome...More..

Hillary Clinton Calls DOJ Investigation Threats An 'Abuse Of Power'
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Hillary Clinton Calls DOJ Investigation Threats An 'Abuse Of Power'

No one expected a similar debunking from Fox. During Tuesday night's broadcast, Smith succinctly debunked Republicans' claims that the Obama administration and the Clinton-led State Department approved a deal...More..

Lamborghini Gives Pope Francis a Huracan
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Lamborghini Gives Pope Francis a Huracan

However, he will not be bending corners or spinning doughnuts in the luxury sports auto. The Vatican announced that the vehicle will be auctioned at Sotheby's , with the proceeds to go to three of the pontif...More..

Delhi pollution: Kejriwal finally meets Haryana chief minister, says it's 'fruitful'
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Delhi pollution: Kejriwal finally meets Haryana chief minister, says it's 'fruitful'

In a joint statement, the two chief ministers described the meeting as "fruitful" and said they had resolved to "to put in sustained efforts in pursuance of the jointly identified action points in the coming da...More..

Sick Ohio inmate arrives at state death house
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Sick Ohio inmate arrives at state death house

ORIGINAL STORY 11/14/17The state says a condemned inmate with multiple health problems has arrived at the OH death house a day ahead of his scheduled execution. "It was my decision that it was not likely that w...More..

Supreme Court Will Review California Law Requiring Pro-Life Groups to Promote Abortion
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

Supreme Court Will Review California Law Requiring Pro-Life Groups to Promote Abortion

State-licensed medical clinics in California must now inform women that they can obtain certain basic information about free and low-priced family planning, prenatal, and abortion care. Circuit Court of Appeals...More..

N.Korean Officials Want to Know If Trump Is 'Crazy'
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

N.Korean Officials Want to Know If Trump Is 'Crazy'

The US president , Donald Trump , said in a tweet on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had insulted him by calling him "old" and said he would never call Kim "short and fat". President Donald Trum...More..