• Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces difficult questions at town hall in Halifax
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces difficult questions at town hall in Halifax

The Conflict of Interest Act says gifts from friends are acceptable. The act now allows public office holders to accept gifts or "other advantages" received from friends or relatives, something she said creates an unnecessary burden on all parties involved to prove they can reasonably call themselves friends.

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  • Guesswork: Poll Reveals Democrats, Republicans Expectations of Trump's Tenure
Guesswork: Poll Reveals Democrats, Republicans Expectations of Trump's Tenure

When members are itching to get home for end-of-year festivities, leaders can stock an omnibus government spending bill with all of the junk they couldn't pass the rest of the year, put it on the floor, and dare members not to vote for it. Democrats in the House and Senate have been largely united in their spending goals, which is part of the reaso...

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  • China: Officials Bomb and Destroy Church
China: Officials Bomb and Destroy Church

ChinaAid , a US-based Christian advocacy group, said local authorities planted explosives in an underground worship hall to demolish the building following, constructed with almost $2.6m (£1.9m) in contributions from local worshippers in one of China's poorest regions.

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  • Christian school apologises for slavery homework assignment
Christian school apologises for slavery homework assignment

The assignment was handed out to the children at Our Redeemer Lutheran School in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. "I feel there is no good reason for slavery that's why I did not write", his answer reads. Dellen has also reportedly sent a letter to the parents and the students, saying: "The goal of the assignment was not, in any way, to have students argu...

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  • Florida lawmakers Braynon, Flores 'deeply regret' affair
Florida lawmakers Braynon, Flores 'deeply regret' affair

The website also alleged that Flores spent four consecutive nights with Braynon and that Flores had a key to his residence. Anitere Flores , R-Miami, issued a joint statement saying they "acknowledge that our longtime friendship evolved to a level that we deeply regret".

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  • ICSE exams to begin on February 26, ISC on February 7
ICSE exams to begin on February 26, ISC on February 7

The candidates can also check the ICSE and ISC timetable 2018 by visiting the link provided below. He further said that "Changes in pass marks for ICSE and the ISC examinations will be effective from the examination year 2018 onwards, not from 2019".

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  • Scaramucci to Bannon: 'Stop Running Your Mouth,' 'Knock off the Nonsense'
Scaramucci to Bannon: 'Stop Running Your Mouth,' 'Knock off the Nonsense'

Ruhle was referencing Scaramucci's expletive-laced July interview with The New Yorker about Bannon. "I'm here to serve the country". "When you say, 'rejoin the team, ' what does that mean?" Looking stunned, Stephanie Ruhle asked Anthony Scaramucci to clarify his remark about Bannon rejoining the team, reminding him that "You said six months...

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  • Roy and Kayla Moore's Jewish Lawyer Voted for Doug Jones
Roy and Kayla Moore's Jewish Lawyer Voted for Doug Jones

Sure, Richard Jaffe , an Alabama defense lawyer fulfilled his professional obligation in defending the Moores' son Caleb from drug charges in 2016, but his heart belongs to the Democrat candidate and Alabama Senator-elect Doug Jones . "I'm proud to announce that we have recruited four outstanding individuals to join our team", said Jones. When ...

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  • DUI-related arrests, fatalities up in San Diego over New Year's holiday
DUI-related arrests, fatalities up in San Diego over New Year's holiday

In the CHP's Inland Division, which encompasses the Riverside metro area and all of San Bernardino County, a total 93 DUI arrests were made over the holiday weekend, compared to 57 during the same period a year ago. Utah Highway Patrol says the number of arrests related to drunken driving dropped during the weekend before New Year's Day compared to...

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  • Baylor coach Matt Rhule reportedly interviewed for Colts job
Baylor coach Matt Rhule reportedly interviewed for Colts job

He has an overall collegiate head coaching record of 29-34 that is blemished by a 1-11 showing in his first year at Baylor. Rhule does have National Football League coaching experience, as he was the Giants' offensive line coach in 2012 when NY defeated the Patriots in the Super Bowl.

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  • European Union court advisor recommends recognizing same-sex couples' rights throughout EU
European Union court advisor recommends recognizing same-sex couples' rights throughout EU

Romania has laws that prohibit the marriage of same sex couples, and doesn't recognise them at all in the legal system - resulting in the Romanian nationals spouse being unable to take up residence as the spouse of an European Union citizen.

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  • Joe Arpaio will run for Arizona Senate 'to support Trump'
Joe Arpaio will run for Arizona Senate 'to support Trump'

Arpaio, the Maricopa County sheriff until 2016, was pardoned by President Trump last summer following for being convicted over his disregard for a federal court order. This isn't a stunt. Should he win the nomination and defeat likely Democratic Nominee Rep. Kyrsten Sinema , he would support the president "unflinchingly".

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  • Gov. Ricketts stresses tax relief in State of the State address
Gov. Ricketts stresses tax relief in State of the State address

One is property taxes. It would exclude people who live in other states but own property in Nebraska. Nebraska ranks worst among surrounding states for property taxes. It found that 11-18 percent of the organization's total funds in the state came from taxpayer funding. Lowering the rate will help numerous small businesses and farms in Nebraska o...

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  • Bates-Diop helps Ohio State slay No. 1 Michigan State
Bates-Diop helps Ohio State slay No. 1 Michigan State

Trailing, 2-0, Erik Brown's 12th goal of the year pulled the Tigers within one. All Tom Izzo could do was fold his arms as he watched the Spartans give up a 12-0 run to Ohio State University in the last 1:15 of the first half in Sunday's 80-64 loss to Ohio State .

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  • Trump signals good relationship with Kim Jong Un
Trump signals good relationship with Kim Jong Un

Kim and President Donald Trump have engaged in an increasingly sharp war of words as North Korea's weapons programs advance, each of them belittling the other. "If I were them, I would try", he told the WSJ. "In contrast, South Korean public opinion continues to believe that president Trump would never start a war in Korea-and that the tension,...

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  • Chelsea Striker Heading To La Liga?
Chelsea Striker Heading To La Liga?

The Belgian forward was one of Conte's first signings following his appointment at Stamford Bridge in the summer of 2016 as the Blues landed him from Marseille. The Spanish club are reportedly ready to offer Batshuayi a temporary way out via a loan deal, which would leave Chelsea relying very heavily on Alvaro Morata.

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  • Did Hina Khan Compare Shilpa Shinde To A CALL GIRL?
Did Hina Khan Compare Shilpa Shinde To A CALL GIRL?

Puneesh and Shilpa talk about Akash that how he is getting over friendly with Arshi. Well, not anymore. Shilpa wore a tangerine sari on Vikas' demand. In last night's Bigg Boss 11 mid-week elimination, commoner Akash Dadlani was voted out of this controversial show and 'Yeh Bigg Boss Ka Ghar Hai...' these words will no longer echo t...

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  • Och-ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment
Och-ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment

Over the past three months, the average daily trading volume came in at about 5.88 million shares per day. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since January 7, 2017 and is uptrending. This represents a decrease of -25% in the number of shares being shorted compared to the previous reading, and implies that investors felt less pessimistic abou...

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  • Jury convicts Turkish banker in Iran sanctions evasion scheme
Jury convicts Turkish banker in Iran sanctions evasion scheme

Referring to Western media reports and remarks made by certain USA and Israeli officials with respect to the protests, the Turkish president said his country was familiar with the West's media propaganda campaign and "hackneyed, meddlesome" comments by the U.S.

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  • Mitchell Starc winning fitness battle ahead of final Ashes Test
Mitchell Starc winning fitness battle ahead of final Ashes Test

Pointedly, Smith spoke on the eve of the match about advising Starc to take care of himself in this match if he was passed fit to play, and not risking the potential to cloud his availability at full speed for South Africa. "You can't ever let an incident like that happen again. I thought both teams did it pretty well in Melbourne ". The 27-year...

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  • Mercedes-Benz GLB-Class Caught for the First Time
Mercedes-Benz GLB-Class Caught for the First Time

Mercedes wants to revolutionize in-car infotainment systems with AI technology that makes the experience more engaging. Voice control is also said to be much better than before thanks to what the manufacturer calls "natural speech recognition" and Mercedes assures future owners that its use won't be a hassle because in their view "It's not the hu...

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  • U.S. demands 'immediate release' of Iranian political prisoners
U.S. demands 'immediate release' of Iranian political prisoners

Gathering consistent and verifiable information remains hard, but a picture of the discontent is taking shape. "More than 90 percent of the people arrested in these unrests were young people and teenagers under the age of 25 and virtually none of them have any arrest history", said Hossein Zolfaghari, Iran's deputy interior minister for secu...

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  • Utah Hepatitis A Outbreak Spread From San Diego
Utah Hepatitis A Outbreak Spread From San Diego

Anyone who got non-canned food between December 28 and January 3 is asked to call the agency. Now, California is in the middle of the biggest person-to-person outbreak of hepatitis A since the vaccine first became available in the mid-'90s, according to the California Department of Public Health.

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  • Hyundai reveals Nexo fuel cell-powered SUV at 2018 CES
Hyundai reveals Nexo fuel cell-powered SUV at 2018 CES

Hyundai says driving range is pegged at 595 km, 169 more than what its predecessor offers. Although fuel cell technologies have been employed previously, the presence of certain factors could hinder growth of these vehicles. In addition, Hyundai will connect its progress on hydrogen-powered mobility to hydrogen-powered applications in the ho...

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  • Southern Iran rocked by 5.1 magnitude earthquake
Southern Iran rocked by 5.1 magnitude earthquake

There were no immediate reports of casualties and the extent of the damages inflicted on the quake-hit area. Last year, a 7.3-magnitude quake hit villages and towns in Kermanshah province, killing 620 people and injuring thousands of others.

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