• Henry Bolton feats for Ukip's future after vote of no confidence
Henry Bolton feats for Ukip's future after vote of no confidence

Pushed by Mr Peston over claims by other figures ibn the party who say it is on the brink of collapse with him in charge, he claimed that it would be "over "for Ukip if he was ousted". Ukip chairman Paul Oakden denied financial considerations would prevent a contest, adding that such an election would be funded by leadership candidates.

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  • Supreme Court rejects plea seeking quashing of CBFC clearance of 'Padmaavat'
Supreme Court rejects plea seeking quashing of CBFC clearance of 'Padmaavat'

Right-wing Hindu and caste groups had protested against the release of Padmaavat . "We request the respective state government authorities of the four states to enforce law and order ", said an official statement issued by IFTDA. In September 2017 , first posters of " Padmavati " were released with announcement of film's release date as December...

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  • Mick Mulvaney, Supporter Of 2013 Government Shutdown, Blames Obama For That One
Mick Mulvaney, Supporter Of 2013 Government Shutdown, Blames Obama For That One

Then a congressman, Mulvaney was among a faction on the hard right that bullied GOP leaders into a shutdown confrontation by insisting on lacing a must-pass spending bill with provisions created to cripple President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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  • Tesla driver charged with DUI claims car was on 'autopilot'
Tesla driver charged with DUI claims car was on 'autopilot'

It appeared to have ended after more education about the driver assist system, but now a driver in California took it to an all new level. A Tesla driver was arrested Friday morning after being discovered passed out on the Bay Bridge in San Francisco.

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  • Dilly, dilly: Minnesota Vikings superfan Manny Perez is off to Philly
Dilly, dilly: Minnesota Vikings superfan Manny Perez is off to Philly

A lot of times coaches will force the style of play they want on their personnel and that has not been the case with Keenum and Schurmur. Enjoy the game , everyone. And in Philadelphia , Wentz tore his ACL in Week 14, making Foles the Eagles starter for the remainder of the season. The fight was between Eagles' fans and the police office...

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  • Supreme Court to Consider Travel Ban
Supreme Court to Consider Travel Ban

That's our read of the Supreme Court's announcement Friday granting the Administration's petition for certiorari in Trump v. Hawaii . "We look forward to the Court hearing the case". Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor dissented from that decision. The US administration has rewritten the ban twice, adding more national security ...

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  • Ivana Trump: US President is 'definitely not racist'
Ivana Trump: US President is 'definitely not racist'

One participant at the meeting on January 14 denied that Trump used the term and another said he did not recall Trump making such comments. "Did you see what various senators in the room said about my comment?" One person who attended the meeting told aides they heard the latter expletive, while others recall the president saying the mor...

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  • New Trump ad calls Democrats 'complicit' in all murders by illegal immigrants
New Trump ad calls Democrats 'complicit' in all murders by illegal immigrants

Trump for President Inc. released a campaign ad calling out Democrats "who stand in our way" of progress and who are "'complicit in every murder committed by illegal immigrants, '" the press release said . Trump's message from day one has been that immigrants are, first and foremost, a frightening threat. At issue is the fate of hundreds of thou...

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  • Barcelona put five past Real Betis in Seville
Barcelona put five past Real Betis in Seville

It was Betis that had the game's first half-chance in the third minute, but Andres Guardado saw his powerful strike whistle just wide of Marc-Andre ter Stegen 's post. Barcelona made the breakthrough in the 59th minute with Rakitic racing onto a through ball and slotting it into the net. In the last five head to head records between these two...

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  • Heavy casualties after overnight battle at Kabul hotel
Heavy casualties after overnight battle at Kabul hotel

Fourteen of those dead were foreigners at the hotel popular with Westerners, in an assault that the Taliban militant group claimed responsibility for. The government of Pakistan issued a statement strongly condemning the attack, but a spokesman for the Afghan government's chief executive, Abdullah Abdullah, charged that the attack was carried o...

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  • Macedonia Name Row: Greek hardliners plan mass protest
Macedonia Name Row: Greek hardliners plan mass protest

Until the row is resolved, Athens has agreed that the country can be referred to internationally as "FYROM" (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia ), the name under which it was admitted to the United Nations in 1993. "We are all here to cry out loud that Macedonia is one and it is Greek". The UN negotiator Matthew Nimetz - a 24-year veteran...

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  • Statue of Liberty closed due to U.S. government shutdown
Statue of Liberty closed due to U.S. government shutdown

Cuomo, who is seeking a third term and is a potential presidential candidate in 2020, said it was also important to keep the Statue of Liberty open because tourists already in NY were planning to visit the site. Cuomo noted that situation was different because the state initially believed the shutdown wouldn't last long. "It is a symbol of NY", he ...

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  • Turkish military enters Syrian city after days of airstrikes
Turkish military enters Syrian city after days of airstrikes

The operation was launched days after Washington said it would work with the Kurdish militants to set up a 30,000-strong border force near Turkish soil. Nurettin Canikli told Turkey's A Haber television in an interview that the Syrian Kurdish fighters in the enclave of Afrin and other Kurdish-controlled territories pose a "real" and ever increasi...

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  • Jewish Toronto billionaire and wife murdered by multiple killers
Jewish Toronto billionaire and wife murdered by multiple killers

The Shermans' family and neighbors have rejected the murder-suicide theory since it was proposed, with neighbor Eli Kanter telling CBC Toronto that, "They wouldn't do that". The lawyer, Brian Greenspan, hired private detectives and asked for another post-mortem examination of the bodies. The Sherman's North York home is still blocked off by Toron...

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  • USC drops Oregon State despite Tinkle's 21
USC drops Oregon State despite Tinkle's 21

Stephen Thompson Jr. had 16 points to complement Tinkle's 21 for Oregon State, which has lost three of its last four games. USC trailed by as many as eight early in the second half and was still down 54-47 before Usher connected on his first of the three 3-pointers with 7:46 remaining.

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  • Tongan flagbearer Pita Taufatofua qualifies for Winter Olympics
Tongan flagbearer Pita Taufatofua qualifies for Winter Olympics

The Wall Street Journal's Ben Cohen explained to Littlefield how a ruling by the International Ski Federation aided Taufatofua in his quest to Olympic qualification. Taufatofua will be Tonga's first skier at the Winter Olympics. Taufatofua said he had also lost 15 kilograms to make the transition between sports and that the commitment had left h...

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  • Trump says he wants more immigrants from 'everywhere'
Trump says he wants more immigrants from 'everywhere'

Questioned by a reporter in Florida following reports that he had said Haiti and Africa were " shithole countries ", President Trump said: "No". Though the meeting was meant to allow Trump to review a bipartisan immigration deal proposed by Graham and a handful of other senators, it reportedly devolved into a shouting match after Trump was sw...

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  • Freezing rain statement called off
Freezing rain statement called off

Some freezing rain is also expected during this period. "The freezing rain threat has lessened for Monday from the Greater Toronto area", says the national weather service. 20, says a deepening Colorado low is forecast to cross the lower Great Lakes for the start of the work week. Forecasts call for several millimetres of ice accumulation before ...

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  • 3 outcomes if Germany's CDU and SPD coalition talks collapse
3 outcomes if Germany's CDU and SPD coalition talks collapse

The reality, however, has caught up with Schulz. Schmidt caused global controversy and a major row in Germany's government coalition in November by unexpectedly backing a European Union Commission proposal to permit use of glyphosate for the next five years despite a heated debate over whether it causes cancer.

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  • Iraq to hang German woman for belonging to 'Islamic State'
Iraq to hang German woman for belonging to 'Islamic State'

The German was sentenced for providing "logistical support and helping the terrorist group to carry out crimes", said court spokesman Abdel Settar Bayraqdar. In the same month, Iraqi authorities started criminal proceedings against a German teenager who was captured after joining the Islamic State group in Iraq .

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  • Thousands protest Trump on anniv. of inauguration
Thousands protest Trump on anniv. of inauguration

She said her attacker tried to stop her screaming by gagging her with a dirty crab apple he found nearby. In Denver, Betsy Kidnay, 56, carried a sign declaring that "women are the wall" as she marched with friends. Elsewhere around the US, people congregated in Houston; Richmond, Virginia; and Rhode Island. Last year's march in Washington spa...

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  • Israel won't prosecute guard in Amman embassy shooting
Israel won't prosecute guard in Amman embassy shooting

Moyal was flown back to Israel following the incident, as he was facing threats from the assailant's family, who demanded that he be put on trial and sentenced to death. Jordan has said it will not allow the reopening of the embassy until it has launched legal proceedings against the Israeli security guard. The prime minister did not divulge any fu...

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  • White House doctor says President Trump is 'very healthy'
White House doctor says President Trump is 'very healthy'

And he has abstained from both for a lifetime. White House physician Ronny Jackson told reporters on Tuesday that he had screened Trump for neurological impairments at the President's asking during a yearly medical exam last week, and that Trump had scored 30 out of 30 on the cognitive test.

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  • Turkish jets destroy PKK check posts in Afrin
Turkish jets destroy PKK check posts in Afrin

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced earlier that military operations "actively" started in Afrin. Turkey considers the YPG to be an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has carried out a deadly, three-decade insurgency in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast.

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  • International Olympic Committee approves deal for DPRK's participation in 2018 Winter Olympics
International Olympic Committee approves deal for DPRK's participation in 2018 Winter Olympics

If Samjiyon's performances in South Korea include any propaganda elements, it risks triggering strong resistance from conservatives in South Korea, where praising North Korea is punishable by up to seven years in prison under a contentious security law.

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