• A GOP Congressman Battling Sexual Harassment Reportedly Settled His Own Misconduct Case
A GOP Congressman Battling Sexual Harassment Reportedly Settled His Own Misconduct Case

Meehan, 62, is a married father of three. When he was a member of the Ethics Committee, Meehan led the fight for protections for domestic violence victims and for legislation that would help mandate reporting sexual violence in Congress. The statement from Meehan's spokesman says he would only act with advice of House Counsel and consistent with ...

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  • India beat Pakistan to win Blind Cricket World Cup
India beat Pakistan to win Blind Cricket World Cup

Sunil Ramesh (93) and Ajay Reddy (62) top-scored for India. For Pakistan , Badar Munir scored 57, while Riasat Khan added 48 runs to the team’s total. The start of the innings for Bangladesh was poor because they initially lost their key wickets. However, Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 156 runs in the semi-final to book a berth in the summi...

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  • How Will A Government Shutdown Affect Public Lands?
How Will A Government Shutdown Affect Public Lands?

The department added that it would "fast track" filling the vacancies on the board "with people who are actually dedicated to working with the Department to better our national parks ". and everywhere else, is promising that "National Parks and other public lands will remain as accessible as possible". The Trump administration is going to "try t...

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  • See the Texas Home Where California 'Horror House' Couple Once Lived
See the Texas Home Where California 'Horror House' Couple Once Lived

The children were deprived of food, and taunted while the parents ate well and showed them pies they were not allowed to have, investigators said. They were arrested after their daughter escaped from their home where police found some of her siblings chained to their beds and severely malnourished.

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  • Mahabodhi temple : Explosive found near gate number 4, defused later
Mahabodhi temple : Explosive found near gate number 4, defused later

Shortly before the discovery of the objects, Dalai Lama had completed holding discourses at the ground. The Intelligence agencies, earlier, had alerted the security officials about the threat at the Buddhist temple during Kalchakra puja but no extra security measures were taken, rued a priest at the Bodh Gaya temple.

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  • International Olympic Committee steps up drug tests ahead of Winter Games
International Olympic Committee steps up drug tests ahead of Winter Games

Three North Koreans will compete in the cross-country skiing and another three in the Alpine skiing slalom and giant slalom events. Critics believe he may try to leverage the Olympics to weaken USA -led worldwide pressure and sanctions toughened due to North Korea's prolonged program of nuclear tests and missile launches.

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  • Russian Federation investigators believe that mafia money funded Doonbeg
Russian Federation investigators believe that mafia money funded Doonbeg

He added that Mr Steele, described as the former lead Russianist at MI6, had been exposed as a former British intelligence officer who worked in Moscow and it would have been unsafe for him to travel to the country. "Thus far, Committee Republicans have refused to look into this key area and we hope the release of this transcript will reinforce the...

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  • Kidnapped Americans, Canadians Released in Nigeria
Kidnapped Americans, Canadians Released in Nigeria

One suspect was arrested in connection with the kidnapping and police were on the trail of remaining suspects, Abeh said. "I can not confirm if there have been negotiations or a ransom paid", Aliyu added. The safety and security of USA citizens overseas are among our top priorities. "We are very pleased that all individuals involved have been r...

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  • Uttar Pradesh: Two teens die in Saharanpur after policemen allegedly refuse help
Uttar Pradesh: Two teens die in Saharanpur after policemen allegedly refuse help

According to local sources, Sunny Gupta and Arpit Khurana, students of Class X and residents of Sotia Vihar, flung into a drain along the road as the motorbike, they were riding, hit an electric pole. However, they succumbed to their injuries. In the video that has gone viral on the internet, one of the boys is seen crying and pleading with the p...

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  • Turkish jets hit Afrin,
Turkish jets hit Afrin, "Olive Branch" operation begins

The chain CNN-Türk also reported bombardments of eight Turkish F-16 fighters to Kurdish positions in mountains making border between Turkey and Syria. Disagreement over the Kurdish fighters has created a sharp division between the United States and Turkey , who are both part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance.

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  • How To Get Rid Of Instagram's Creepy New 'Active' Status Feature
How To Get Rid Of Instagram's Creepy New 'Active' Status Feature

This feature was already present in the Android version of the Instagram app. To say it more simply, all followers and friends of users will be able to check the last time the user was active on Instagram . People can now see when a user was "last active", which can be problematic for some people. Instagram now notifies users of a screensh...

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  • Trump Wants Immigrants From 'Everywhere'
Trump Wants Immigrants From 'Everywhere'

President Donald Trump says he wants immigrants to come to the US from "everywhere", despite having said behind closed doors that he'd prefer more immigrants from countries like Norway and not Africa. There is a long history of the White House picking and choosing what to reveal about the commander in chief's health, said Barbara Perry, dire...

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  • FBI Has Opened Inquiry Into Missouri Governor Accused Of Blackmail
FBI Has Opened Inquiry Into Missouri Governor Accused Of Blackmail

On Thursday, a 22-year-old man who said he volunteered to help with Greitens' transition team in December 2016 approached CNN to say he was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in November 2017. "And we're doing it in a responsible, revenue-neutral way so we don't put our children in debt", Greitens said in a statement. He said Karabe...

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  • Graham: You could be the Pope and Trump would still fire back
Graham: You could be the Pope and Trump would still fire back

During their conversation, she asked Graham if Trump was a racist - and Graham replied that he wasn't. Needless to say, I believe Durbin and Graham turned on their constituents long ago, and I doubt either will ever have another private meeting with the president or maybe never be allowed in any meeting with the president, private or not.

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"Love Saves Lives": Thousands Travel to Washington for March for Life

President trump reinstating the Mexico City policy by expanding it to cover $9 billion in foreign aid, so that no taxpayer dollars will fund organizations that promote abortion around the world. Thousands rallied on the National Mall and marched on the U.S. Supreme Court Friday to show support for the anti-abortion cause. Anti-abortion activ...

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  • Russia: Iran nuclear deal cannot survive if US pulls out
Russia: Iran nuclear deal cannot survive if US pulls out

Moscow will make substantial efforts to preserve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran's nuclear program, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters at a news conference yesterday, TASS reports. U.S. President Donald Trump said a week ago that if the "disastrous flaws" of the 2015 global agreement to curb Iran's nuclea...

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  • Durbin stands by account of Trump profanity
Durbin stands by account of Trump profanity

Word of Trump's comments threatened to upend delicate negotiations over resolving the status of the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children. That comment, which came during a meeting with Congressional leaders about immigration, prompted the New York Times to publish a "definitive" list of " Donal...

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  • 17 dead as fire breaks out in Delhi's Bawana, probe ordered
17 dead as fire breaks out in Delhi's Bawana, probe ordered

The injured Sunita Devi, a resident of Metro Vihar, about 1.5km from the Bawana industrial area , was hired as a helper two days ago. "I received information about the incident on phone at around 9 pm and we immediately rushed to the spot".

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  • Kerber edges out Sharapova, advances to Australian Open 4th round
Kerber edges out Sharapova, advances to Australian Open 4th round

Halep will play the victor of Saturday's later match between local hope Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka. "My muscles are gone". "I knew I wanted to use the medical timeout because I needed it, but at the same time, I knew it was nothing major that can potentially raise the question mark on whether I can continue playing".

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  • Gunmen storm Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital Kabul
Gunmen storm Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital Kabul

There are guests trapped in their rooms. No one knows what was exactly ongoing in the area as security forces did not allow media and people to reach the area. "There were 40 of them in the hotel. According to initial reports, no Resolute Support or (US forces) members were injured in this incident", he said in an emailed statement.

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  • Nawaz Sharif vows to keep on serving people
Nawaz Sharif vows to keep on serving people

Earlier on Wednesday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan lambasted the "mafia" rule of the PML (N)-led central government, saying that Sharif was creating scams every day and did not believe in democracy. She also faced criticism from senior politicians who said that she never held a position within a political party and lacked the ...

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  • Wyndham Worldwide and La Quinta Holdings Announce Acquisition Agreement [inactive]
Wyndham Worldwide and La Quinta Holdings Announce Acquisition Agreement [inactive]

The acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter, pending customary approvals and conditions. The fund owned 42,775 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 39,520 shares during the period. Several analysts recently issued reports on WYN shares. The stock has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, January 11. The stoc...

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  • Saudi Arabia hands Yemen $2bn to boost economy
Saudi Arabia hands Yemen $2bn to boost economy

The state news agency of Saudi Arabia reported on Wednesday that it would transfer the funds to Yemen's central bank "with the aim of boosting Yemen's financial and economic situation". The Saudi-backed government has now capped the exchange rate against the dollar at 390 rials, but money changers across the country appeared to have turned a blind ...

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  • Brexit special trade agreement possible: French President Emmanuel Macron
Brexit special trade agreement possible: French President Emmanuel Macron

Macron has been in the United Kingdom for his first visit since taking office. Britain will see its trade with Europe restricted after Brexit unless it agrees to continued payments into European Union budgets and open migration from the continent, President Macron has warned.

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  • China vows
China vows "necessary measures" after United States warship nears Huangyan Island

The vessel failed to get Beijing's permission for entering the waters and was intercepted by the Chinese Navy, with China's Foreign Ministry accusing the U.S. USA vessels have conducted a series of "freedom of navigation" patrols in the region. However, it is also claimed by Taiwan (which is itself the subject of a sovereignty dispute with main...

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