• End to government shutdown in sight as Democrats halt filibuster
End to government shutdown in sight as Democrats halt filibuster

The House approved the bill, 266-150, hours after the Senate backed it, 81-18. The government shut down after Congress failed to meet a Friday deadline for extending federal spending. On Monday, Trump met separately at the White House with Republican senators who have taken a harder line on immigration and with moderate Democratic Senators Jo...

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  • Karnataka Bandh Tomorrow; Schools, Offices to Remain Shut
Karnataka Bandh Tomorrow; Schools, Offices to Remain Shut

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Bengaluru on February 4. Vatal further warned of staging a demonstration in New Delhi if the Centre was apathetic towards resolving the row. Attempts have been made by Karnataka to amicably solve the issue pending before the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal through discussion have failed to bear...

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  • FBI Had A
FBI Had A "Secret Society" To Take Down Trump

Rep. John Ratcliffe, who was tasked with reviewing the more than 50,000 texts between Strzok and his mistress, Page, broke the bombshell news on Twitter on Monday evening. Strzok was removed from working on the investigation by Mueller before the texts became public. Lawmakers noticed that the texts were missing after receiving hundreds of pa...

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  • Trump mocks Dems after government shutdown ends, gets destroyed on Twitter Video
Trump mocks Dems after government shutdown ends, gets destroyed on Twitter Video

The onus is now on Republicans to keep their commitments, and to keep the government open past that February 8 deadline. Neither of those programs should be fodder for partisan attacks during a shutdown, and hopefully both sides can come to agreements in the next three weeks.

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  • Japan PM Abe says to attend Pyeongchang Olympics
Japan PM Abe says to attend Pyeongchang Olympics

South Korea is seeking to turn this peaceful mood into a chance to resume negotiations on the North's nuclear and missile ambitions, for which dialogue between Washington and Pyongyang is considered critical. Over the weekend, the International Olympic Committee decided that 12 North Koreans would join the 23-strong South Korean women's ice hockey...

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  • Central Intelligence Agency believes North Korea weapons aimed at coercion, not just defence - Pompeo
Central Intelligence Agency believes North Korea weapons aimed at coercion, not just defence - Pompeo

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said that North Korea is moving "ever closer" to putting Americans at risk with a nuclear-tipped missile and that he believes leader Kim Jong-un won't rest until he's able to threaten multiple nuclear attacks against the U.S.

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  • Melania Trump will not go to Davos
Melania Trump will not go to Davos

Trump is due to host a dinner for European business executives on Thursday and address the forum on Friday. US President Donald Trump is aiming to be the "best salesperson" for American economic interests when he goes to Davos later this week, the White House said Tuesday (Jan 23).

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  • NYC Seeking $500M From Opioid Manufacturers, Distributors
NYC Seeking $500M From Opioid Manufacturers, Distributors

The lawsuit alleges that manufacturers misrepresented the safety of long-term opioid use and distributors oversupplied opioids, leading to the opioid crisis and a "substantial burden" on New York City because of increased substance use treatment.

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  • Twitter And Facebook Urged To Investigate Russian Role In #ReleaseTheMemo Meme
Twitter And Facebook Urged To Investigate Russian Role In #ReleaseTheMemo Meme

Reports also emerged that the Twitter hashtag #ReleaseTheMemo was receiving a major online push by Russian-linked Twitter accounts. But Representative Schiff and Senator Dianne Feinstein have now written a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg requesting an investigation into who is involved in spreading the...

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  • Cops join hands with Google maps for R-Day
Cops join hands with Google maps for R-Day

Traffic movement in the national capital was affected due to a full dress rehearsal for the 69th Republic day which was held on Tuesday. "Commuters moving between south and north Delhi should take either the Ring Road stretch connecting Sarai Kale Khan and Kashmere Gate or the route from Sardar Patel Marg to Rani Jhansi Road passing through Mother ...

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  • Turkey wants global support for its
Turkey wants global support for its "olive branch" offensive

France, like the United States and Russian Federation a permanent member of the UN Security Council, added its voice on Tuesday to the calls for Turkish restraint. He is convinced that the Syrian Kurdish organization, the YFP, is really just a branch of Turkey's own PKK (which does have a terrorist past), and he is determined to destroy it.

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  • Real Madrid lining up summer move for Salah
Real Madrid lining up summer move for Salah

The president of the Egyptian Football Association has said he expects to see Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah at Real Madrid next season. The 25-year-old's form has drawn interest from some of Europe's biggest clubs despite Liverpool's reluctance to lose the winger, and Egyptian FA president Hany Abo Rida has backed a move to Madrid.

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  • Tripura LF declares candidates, no major change in list
Tripura LF declares candidates, no major change in list

According to Left leaders, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) prevailed over the Left Front allies in the selection of candidates. The senior LF partner, CPI (M) will contest in 57 seats while its partners CPI, Forward Bloc and RSP will contest in one seats each.

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  • Police searching property of year-old double murder
Police searching property of year-old double murder

The owner of the property agreed to allow law enforcement back in. The Essex District Attorney's Office, with assistance from the FBI, Massachusetts State Police and the Peabody police, is searching the property. Wes Doughty was indicted for two counts of murder and one count each of rape, attempted arson, carjacking, kidnapping and assault and b...

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  • Putin takes icy plunge into lake for Epiphany celebration
Putin takes icy plunge into lake for Epiphany celebration

Now President Putin of Russian Federation has bared his chest again, taking a dip in freezing water to mark Epiphany, a major holiday in Orthodox Christianity. Dmitry Peskov , the Kremlin spokesman, said Putin took the plunge into the frigid waters because "the temperature around the lake was no lower than 6-7 degrees below zero that night".

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  • BBC Breakfast call out Australian breakfast show for plagiarising their advert
BBC Breakfast call out Australian breakfast show for plagiarising their advert

The original promo shows presenters from BBC Breakfast chatting on-air while a family rushes to get ready for a busy day. But she knows that stepping into Lisa Wilkinson's spot alongside Channel 9 mainstay Karl Stefanovic comes with its risks, particularly when it came to sharing more of her opinion and personality with viewers.

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  • White House official: PA cut off ties with Washington after Jerusalem recognition
White House official: PA cut off ties with Washington after Jerusalem recognition

Meanwhile, Pence swept aside the interruption and said he was "humbled to speak before such a vibrant democracy". Newsweek has reached out to Tibi for further comment. Palestinian schools were also closed in the West Bank and East Jerusalem , however, businesses in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip remained open.

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  • Girl of 8 stabbed to death
Girl of 8 stabbed to death

Officers have not yet spoken to Billingham as he is under sedation. A post-mortem examination was scheduled for Monday afternoon to find out exactly how Mylee died. A family friend said: "She just was such a lovely little girl - I don't understand how this could happen". Bob Weir, whose home is two doors away from the bungalow where Mylee was sta...

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  • Dusky Gopher Frog Habitat Case Goes Before Supreme Court
Dusky Gopher Frog Habitat Case Goes Before Supreme Court

Forest Service to protect one of the gopher frog's last remaining breeding ponds. Weyerhaeuser harvests timber on the Louisiana land in question and is backed in the case by business. Separately, the Supreme Court announced Monday it won't hear Alaska's challenge to the Commerce secretary's 2012 decision to add the Beringia population of the Pa...

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  • MI man accused of threatening to kill CNN employees
MI man accused of threatening to kill CNN employees

Brian Stelter, senior media correspondent for CNN , tweeted Monday that the company took all necessary measures to ensure the safety of its employees. CNN's investigator tracked down the number and learned it was registered to Griesemer's father. The man who answered the call said his name was Brandon.

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  • USA government shutdown enters third day as planned Senate vote abandoned
USA government shutdown enters third day as planned Senate vote abandoned

The deal will keep the government funded until February 8, eight days earlier than the date in the House-passed funding bill that the Senate rejected on Friday. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) was more circumspect. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., who is up for reelection this year in a state Trump won. Mr Schumer said that the Republicans had failed to le...

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  • EU Removes Jurisdictions From Tax Blacklist
EU Removes Jurisdictions From Tax Blacklist

Despite a certain degree of enthusiasm from some quarters in Brussels, the move attracted strong criticism for including Panama on the list of countries that are no longer considered tax dodgers. The EU ministers say the committment to reform shows that the process is working, but activists and lawmakers are calling for the details of those commitm...

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  • Presidential hopeful Sami Anan arrested, says campaign coordinator
Presidential hopeful Sami Anan arrested, says campaign coordinator

The army said Anan had falsified official documents which stated his military service had terminated, which was required for former military officials to run for election. Earlier this month, Ahmed Shafiq, former President Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister, withdrew his presidential candidacy saying he was "not the best choice for managing the af...

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  • Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia's Coast, Stirring Fears in Jakarta
Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia's Coast, Stirring Fears in Jakarta

The US Geological Survey said it was 6.0-magnitude natural disaster, occurring at a depth of 43 kilometers offshore the western part of Java island. "I ran outside the building". Meanwhile, the Cianjur BPBD in West Java is still mapping out areas affected by the 6.4-magnitude quake. "More aftershocks are very likely", Indonesia's Meteorology, Cli...

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  • PM Modi pays tributes to Bose on his 121st birth anniversary
PM Modi pays tributes to Bose on his 121st birth anniversary

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik offered floral tribute to Netaji at his statue in Cuttack this morning. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today reiterated that the Indian people have the right to know what happened to the last days of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose , saying the patriot was also not given adequate recognition as he deserved ...

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