Trump signs sweeping tax bill into law

But the tax cut was at the top of Trump's mind after months of struggling to deliver his agenda through a Republican-controlled Congress . Trump on Friday thanked the absent GOP leaders and called the bill "something I'm very proud of". "This is the... More..

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Snow expected for parts of the Lower Mainland this Christmas
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Snow expected for parts of the Lower Mainland this Christmas

The weather agency has issued a winter storm warning for Prince County with almost 20 cm of snowfall expected by the early evening. A Texan low is gathering strength this morning and will race towards us later ...More..

by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Emirates Will STOP All Its Flights To Tunisia From Today

Tunisian rights groups issued a statement on Saturday condemning the UAE measures as "discriminatory and racist". "In the UAE, where we are proud of our experience in empowering women, we appreciate Tunisian wo...More..

Jadhav meets mother, wife at Pak Foreign Affairs Ministry
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Jadhav meets mother, wife at Pak Foreign Affairs Ministry

Pakistan , which turned the meeting into a media spectacle in a desperate bid to improve its image on the global arena, could not find courage to allow Kulbhushan to meet his family in private or even touch or ...More..

'People of RK Nagar have elected Amma's successor': Dhinakaran
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

'People of RK Nagar have elected Amma's successor': Dhinakaran

The Election Commission of India, shortly before the bypoll, had awarded the symbol to AIADMK veteran leader Madhusudanan, a member of the ruling faction. Dhinakaran, the beaming victor of the December 21 bypol...More..

North Korea says new United Nations sanctions an 'act of war'
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

North Korea says new United Nations sanctions an 'act of war'

The North Korean statement described the latest sanctions "as a violent breach of our republic's sovereignty and an act of war that destroys the peace and stability of the Korean peninsula and a wide region". T...More..

Donald Trump's UN Jerusalem failure a 'gift to Iran'
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Donald Trump's UN Jerusalem failure a 'gift to Iran'

Israeli foreign ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon thanked Guatemala for the "important decision". He said 45 other Palestinians were wounded. "Hostility between the European Union, Russia and China and th...More..

Haley announces $285M cut in 2018-19 United Nations operating budget
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Haley announces $285M cut in 2018-19 United Nations operating budget

In a statement following Thursday's vote, Rebecca Vilkomerson, executive director of Jewish Voice for Peace, applauded the 128 nations that "stood up to USA pressure, which could not obscure the urgency of sp...More..

BJP picks Jai Ram Thakur as Himachal's new CM
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

BJP picks Jai Ram Thakur as Himachal's new CM

Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, who along with Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was appointed as a central observer by the BJP, announced that Thakur was chosen to be the next Chief Minister as thousa...More..

Nebraska's unemployment rate falls to 2.7 percent; Iowa's at 2.9 percent
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Nebraska's unemployment rate falls to 2.7 percent; Iowa's at 2.9 percent

The November unemployment rate was unchanged at 2.7 percent, matching the October figure. Tuolumne County's rate dropped from 4.6 percent in October to 4.3 percent last month. The state's leisure and hospitalit...More..

Sylvester Stallone Assault Accuser Files Santa Monica Police Report
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Sylvester Stallone Assault Accuser Files Santa Monica Police Report

A legal representative for the actor did not respond to a request for comment about the Santa Monica police report. Stallone reportedly admits to spending three days with the woman during a film shoot in Isra...More..

Lakers' KCP taking part in whereas serving jail sentence
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Lakers' KCP taking part in whereas serving jail sentence

This is going to sound a little unusual, but guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is allowed to suit up for the Los Angeles Lakers while he's serving a 25-day jail sentence for violating his probation after a dri...More..

Boris Johnson and Sergei Lavrov clash in Moscow
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Boris Johnson and Sergei Lavrov clash in Moscow

Johnson , who was making the first visit of a UK Foreign Secretary to Moscow in five years, said the "difficulties" could not be ignored but that the two nations "have to find a way forward". He asked to see "c...More..

Congress and BJP at each other's throats
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Congress and BJP at each other's throats

Raja , and 19 politicians and industrialists, including Raja and his DMK party colleague Kanimozhi, were sent to jail, a parliamentary committee was set up to investigate the scam and the matter went to the c...More..

Goa ready to give Mahadayi river water for Karna's drinking needs:CM
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Goa ready to give Mahadayi river water for Karna's drinking needs:CM

I only wish you had replied to my letter since I took the initiative for the negotiated settlement not only on my own but also on the suggestion made by the Hon'ble judges of the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribuna...More..

Vijay Rupani to Remain Gujarat CM, Nitin Patel His Deputy
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Vijay Rupani to Remain Gujarat CM, Nitin Patel His Deputy

The decision was made at the meeting of elected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs on Friday. Jaitley will attend the meeting of BJP MLAs along with party's general secretary Saroj Pandey. Ahead of the Gujarat...More..

Next CM of Himachal Pradesh: Is Dhumal still in the race?
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Next CM of Himachal Pradesh: Is Dhumal still in the race?

The suspense over the new chief minister of Himachal Pradesh continues as the visit of BJP central observers to the state on Friday did not yield any consensus on new CM's name. Thakur supporters said the next ...More..

European Union court declares Uber a transport company not a digital service
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

European Union court declares Uber a transport company not a digital service

Taxi drivers honked in celebration while Uber - which is wrapping up a particularly punishing year - sought to play down the ruling Wednesday by the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice. "It was about t...More..

ARMED FORCES BOWL: Army vs. San Diego State
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

ARMED FORCES BOWL: Army vs. San Diego State

Rather than kick the game-tying extra point, Army opted for a go-ahead two-point conversion, and the result was perfection. Bradshaw amassed 180 yards rushing on 32 carries and scored on rushes of 19 and 27...More..

Rupani govt in Gujarat to be sworn-in on Dec 26
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Rupani govt in Gujarat to be sworn-in on Dec 26

Party observers Union minister Arun Jaitley and national general secretary Saroj Pandey and state in-charge Bhupendra Yadav were also present in the meeting. Rupani secured a comfortable win from Rajkot West...More..

Man in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania shooting spree identified
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Man in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania shooting spree identified

ABC News reported Saturday that federal authorities are investigating after 51-year-old Ahmed Aminamin El-Mofty allegedly opened fire on police officers in three different locations in the Pennsylvania capital...More..

Philippines storm death toll climbs to 133
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Philippines storm death toll climbs to 133

The storm slammed into Mindanao , the country's second-largest island, on Friday, but it wasn't until Saturday that emergency teams glimpsed the full extent of the disaster. In Lanao del Sur, seven people have...More..

Former Miss Americas Demand Resignations Over Shaming Emails
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Former Miss Americas Demand Resignations Over Shaming Emails

Soon afterward, Hagan's name was added to a list of coaches that Miss America contestants were not allowed to use, and "soon after, Hagan's lucrative coaching business fell apart", according to the Huffingto...More..

Enes Kanter Shrugs Off News That Turkey Wants to Jail Him
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Enes Kanter Shrugs Off News That Turkey Wants to Jail Him

Trump, you can not buy Turkey's democratic will with your dollars", Erdoğan said during a speech in Ankara, Turkey , according to Reuters ". Enes Kanter is back on US soil after a wild weekend overseas ...More..

Ukrainian interpreter who visited May arrested on Russian spying charges
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Ukrainian interpreter who visited May arrested on Russian spying charges

Mrs May's spokesman told a Westminster briefing: "Security at Downing Street is kept permanently under review". He was detained, ' Groysman said on Facebook. Its release said: "The SBU operatives documented tha...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director McCabe to retire in 2018
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director McCabe to retire in 2018

A week ago, President Trump said he did not have plans to fire special counsel Robert Mueller , who is heading the Department of Justice investigation into contacts between Russian operatives and Donald Trump'...More..

India squad for South Africa ODI series announced
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

India squad for South Africa ODI series announced

A batting-heavy India squad was announced for the South Africa ODIs, starting February 1. Notable misses from the squad are KL Rahul and Umesh Yadav. In spite of clearing the Yo-Yo Test, there was no place ...More..

U.S. notes Hernandez 'victory' in disputed Honduras vote
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

U.S. notes Hernandez 'victory' in disputed Honduras vote

Salvador Nasralla, Honduras' leftist presidential candidate who had bitterly disputed the results of last month's election, admitted on Friday that he had been defeated. By mid-week some 27 people had died in...More..

Lalu Prasad convicted in fodder scam case, RJD to appeal in HC
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Lalu Prasad convicted in fodder scam case, RJD to appeal in HC

The CBI court will pronounce the quantum of sentence on January 3. The current case pertains to the alleged fraudulent withdrawal of 8.45 million rupees (132,000 USA dollars) from a government treasury betwee...More..

Elon Musk jokes SpaceX rocket a 'nuclear' UFO from North Korea
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Elon Musk jokes SpaceX rocket a 'nuclear' UFO from North Korea

The LA Fire Department later issued an advisory stating that the "mysterious light in the sky" was the Falcon 9 rocket launch. As of 6:24p.m. PT, the mission is still underway. SpaceX plans to have all 75 s...More..