• Patrick Brown issues first public statement since resigning as Ontario PC leader
Patrick Brown issues first public statement since resigning as Ontario PC leader

The truth will come out. In the statement, issued February 6 via Twitter, Brown again denied the allegations of sexual misconduct that led to his resignation. A vote to elect Brown's successor will be held March 10th. Brown resigned early on January 25 following allegations of sexual misconduct by two women.

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  • Noida: Man shot at by sub-inspector, family claims 'fake encounter'
Noida: Man shot at by sub-inspector, family claims 'fake encounter'

They also accused the policemen, involved in the incident, of targeting the two men due to their caste. "We are verifying everything". The panel asked them "to look into the emerging scenario personally, and to take appropriate action to sensitise police personnel not to abuse their power to harass innocent citizens".

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  • Misuse fears can't be sole factor to reject Aadhaar
Misuse fears can't be sole factor to reject Aadhaar

The possibility of misuse of Aadhaar law can not be a reason for striking it down, the Supreme Court observed on Tuesday while hearing petitions challenging various government notifications making the 12-digit unique identity number mandatory for various social schemes and services, including some provided by private firms.

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  • Mike Pence refuses to rule out meeting with North Korea
Mike Pence refuses to rule out meeting with North Korea

Russia welcomes the resumption of contacts between North and South Korea and expects the two countries to maintain contacts after the PyeongChang Olympic Games, Russian Ambassador to South Korea Alexander Timonin said at a reception dedicated to the Diplomat's Day marked on February 10.

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  • Lawmakers near budget deal, Trump urges shutdown for immigration
Lawmakers near budget deal, Trump urges shutdown for immigration

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he'd "love to see a shutdown" of the federal government over immigration legislation if Congress can not close what Trump called "loopholes" in immigration laws that allow alleged gang members to enter the country and evade deportation.

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  • Maldives President Declares State of Emergency
Maldives President Declares State of Emergency

Several countries have warned against travel to the island nation, with the Foreign Office advising British holidaymakers there to "exercise caution" and apply "appropriate security precautions". He lost the 2013 election to Yameen, then was convicted under Maldives' anti-terrorism laws in a trial widely criticized by worldwide rights groups.

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  • Larry Nassar sentenced to at least 40 more years in Michigan prison
Larry Nassar sentenced to at least 40 more years in Michigan prison

Former USA Gymnastics doctor and convicted sex offender Larry Nassar has been sentenced to an additional 40 to 125 years in prison, following on from his earlier sentence of up to 175 years . He proceeded to ask Judge Janice K. Cunningham to allow him "five minutes in a locked room" with Nassar. Several members of Congress have called fo...

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  • Pence says he hasn't ruled out meeting with North Korea officials
Pence says he hasn't ruled out meeting with North Korea officials

The games are in PyeongChang , South Korea February 9-25th. In Japan, he will meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and USA service members. North and South Korea have, at least temporarily, put aside their enmity to allow Pyongyang to send athletes to the Games, an opening that some see as an opportunity to push for a negotiated settlem...

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  • Arun Jaitley Proved Healthcare Scheme Is 'Jumla': P Chidambaram
Arun Jaitley Proved Healthcare Scheme Is 'Jumla': P Chidambaram

This means 40% of the Indian population will be covered under the scheme. Presently, gains from equity investments held for more than 12 months are exempt from tax. Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh said he was "worried" about the "fiscal arithmetic" of the Union budget and wondered how the government was planning to meet its promises.

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  • Leader Of Conservative Latino Group Backs Trump Immigration Proposal, Calling It 'Centrist'
Leader Of Conservative Latino Group Backs Trump Immigration Proposal, Calling It 'Centrist'

That's essentially what President Donald Trump hinted at wanting to see when he rescinded former President Barack Obama's executive order on September 5, 2017. Trump's saber rattling came as lawmakers are rushing to meet a Thursday deadline to fund the government . Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer ended January's three-day government sh...

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  • United States backs Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya's president, rejects Raila Odinga
United States backs Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya's president, rejects Raila Odinga

George Kegoro, director of the Kenya Human Rights Commission, said the government's action suggested the country was moving down a worrying path. Kenya's main opposition party, National Super Alliance (NASA), on Tuesday "swore in" its leader Raila Odinga as "People's President" amid jubilation from thousands of supporters who witnessed the ceremo...

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  • White House chief: Some immigrants 'too lazy' to sign up for DACA
White House chief: Some immigrants 'too lazy' to sign up for DACA

Kelly's remark to reporters earlier on Tuesday that those who did not sign up were " too lazy to get off their asses " came in the context of him touting the White House immigration framework as extremely generous, because it offers a pathway to citizenship for all 1.8 million people who both enrolled in DACA or could have.

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  • Trump on Super Bowl: 'Proudly stand for the national anthem'
Trump on Super Bowl: 'Proudly stand for the national anthem'

A number of major brands, including Budweiser , Coca-Cola, Doritos , GoDaddy and Master Lock, have been well known for making repeated appearances during the Super Bowl . For the conference games leading up to the Super Bowl , he was by himself "with a pad and a recorder", the doors locked. Where is the Super Bowl taking place this year? ...

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  • 'An American Disgrace': Trump Speaks About Russian Probe, Nunes Memo
'An American Disgrace': Trump Speaks About Russian Probe, Nunes Memo

A natural response to this from many Americans could very well be collective groan over yet another special counsel probe. Butting heads just as they had before the memo's release , Trump and his critics stuck to the positions they had staked out in the weeks leading up to the hotly disputed release of the memo prepared by Republicans on the H...

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  • Volatility grips world stock markets stocks as FTSE 100 bleeds £50bn
Volatility grips world stock markets stocks as FTSE 100 bleeds £50bn

Both the S&P 500 and the Dow sank more than 4 percent on Monday, their biggest falls since August 2011 , as concerns over rising USA interest rates and government bond yields hit record-high valuations of stocks. The swoon began Friday as investors anxious that accelerating inflation and higher interest rates could derail the market's record-set...

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  • Trump University settlement can go forward, appeals court rules
Trump University settlement can go forward, appeals court rules

President Trump has agreed to pay the settlement, but after Curiel refused to dismiss the suit in July 2016, Trump, as a candidate, called the Indiana-born judge a "hater" and a Mexican who was biased against him because of his plan to build a wall on the U.S.

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  • Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce expecting baby with former staffer
Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce expecting baby with former staffer

Mr Joyce is pictured with his former wife of 24-years, Natalie. On Channel Seven's Sunrise program, Daily Telegraph journalist Sharri Markson defended running the story, saying the end of Mr Joyce's marriage had affected his approach to his work.

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  • Maine Lawmakers Must Attend More Anti-Harassment Trainings
Maine Lawmakers Must Attend More Anti-Harassment Trainings

Just before Tuesday's vote, several Democrats said they hoped the legislation would be a first step to members taking action on sexual harassment outside of Congress as well. This bill would even allow the government to take money out of the lawmaker's pension and Social Security if they resign or refuse to pay. Rep. Patrick Meehan , R-Pa., ...

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  • White House has Democrats' memo in Russia probe
White House has Democrats' memo in Russia probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating possible collusion between the Trump 2016 presidential campaign and Russian Federation as well as whether there have been efforts to obstruct the investigation. On Monday he added in tweets that Nunes is a hero, while Schiff is a "liar" and a "leaker." There is a Russian Federation investigati...

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  • Coons: Trump complicating immigration talks
Coons: Trump complicating immigration talks

To be clear, it wouldn't be that hard to come up with a compromise both Democrats and Republicans could live with. Most came from Mexico and Central American countries. "'We want to make a deal". That desire is multiplied when we're talking about something that previous presidents, especially Barack Obama and George W.

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  • Pennsylvania Republican wants to impeach judges in gerrymandering case
Pennsylvania Republican wants to impeach judges in gerrymandering case

The Supreme Court gave lawmakers and Gov. Tom Wolf (D) until February 15 to agree on a map and has appointed a special master to draw one up if the two parties can't reach an agreement.to all members of the Pennsylvania House, Rep. Tom Wolf - who has until February 15 to decide whether to sign or veto those maps. Five of them have been held most re...

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  • House Panel Votes to Release Democrats' Rebuttal to Nunes Memo
House Panel Votes to Release Democrats' Rebuttal to Nunes Memo

President Donald Trump has now seen a classified memo prepared by House intelligence committee Democrats in the panel's probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election . The vote means the political rancour roiling Congress is likely to continue, as accusations and counter-accusations fly about which party is misrepresenting or misusing sensi...

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  • Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. Has $408000 Holdings in McDonald's Co. (MCD)
Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. Has $408000 Holdings in McDonald's Co. (MCD)

The company has a market capitalization of $129.15 billion, a P/E ratio of 26.10 and a beta of 0.70. The stock decreased 0.79% or $6.27 during the last trading session, reaching $790.01. Cypress Asset Management Tx holds 25,944 shares. Therefore 53% are positive. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Bank of America Analysts Give McDonald's (MCD) a $200....

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  • Outbreak of norovirus causes quarantine of 1200 Olympic security guards
Outbreak of norovirus causes quarantine of 1200 Olympic security guards

Pence said he aims to ensure North Korea doesn't "hijack" the games as it participates on a joint team with the South, in the view of the White House. Last week, she posted a video of Donald at the State of the Union speech, quoting a line from his speech. White House officials said Pence was expected to continue to bring attention to North Kor...

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  • Trump Tells Pentagon to Put on Military Parade
Trump Tells Pentagon to Put on Military Parade

The spokesman described the planning process as being in its "infancy". "The president wants to do something that highlights the service and sacrifice of the military and have a unifying moment for the country", one official said. Joseph Dunford. "To a large extent because of what I witnessed, we may do something like that on July 4 in Washing...

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