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Iran officially protests Trump's remarks about nuclear deal

Iran officially protests Trump's remarks about nuclear deal Even with non-nuclear sanctions eroding some of the economic benefits Iran should see from the nuclear deal, Iran is likely to hold on to the deal unless the USA takes more explicit action on nuclear sanctions, according to Behnam Ben Taleblu, senior Iran analyst at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. [Full Article...]

Deadline for using Aadhaar for schemes extended

Deadline for using Aadhaar for schemes extended The central government today informed the Supreme Court that the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to all government schemes has been extended to March 31, 2018. He said all Aadhaar-related matters pending adjudication by the apex court must go to a five-judge constitution bench for its "far-reaching consequences". [Full Article...]

Trump on dossier revelations: 'It's a disgrace'

Trump on dossier revelations: 'It's a disgrace' It had been earlier reported that an unknown Republican donor had bankrolled the dossier during the primaries, and Democratic operatives started paying for it once Trump secured the nomination. The dossier began to come to light late past year, when Steele shared some of his findings with the FBI and reached an initial agreement for the bureau to continue to fund its research. [Full Article...]

Less than one third of Americans back Trump's tax plan

Less than one third of Americans back Trump's tax plan House Republicans are set to vote Thursday for a Senate budget that allows up to $1.5 trillion to be added to the $20 trillion national debt and does not include provisions from a previously passed House budget that called for $203 billion in spending cuts. [Full Article...]

Scott Brown: US ambassador to New Zealand investigated over inappropriate comments

Scott Brown: US ambassador to New Zealand investigated over inappropriate comments Brown, a former senator from MA who was one of the president's earliest and most vocal supporters, was one of the first ambassadors selected by Trump, according to WBUR . On Wednesday a spokesperson for the U.S. embassy in Wellington said: "Ambassador Brown has nothing to add to the comments he made in this afternoon's interview". [Full Article...]

Community Mourns Death Of Richardson 3-Year-Old

Community Mourns Death Of Richardson 3-Year-Old Police confirmed they are working with the consulate to obtain adoption records and other documents. The Nalanda district police superintendent Sudheer Kumar Porikha said that in most case, the authorities were not informed when kids were adopted from child care centers. [Full Article...]

Soldier's widow angry Trump didn't know her husband's name

Soldier's widow angry Trump didn't know her husband's name Trump's call to Myeshia Johnson , whose husband Sergeant La David Johnson was one of four United States soldiers killed in the October 4 jihadist attack, has generated a storm of controversy and comes as questions swirl over how the attack happened. [Full Article...]

Record-High Support for Legalizing Marijuana Use in U.S.

Record-High Support for Legalizing Marijuana Use in U.S. Just a year ago, only 42 percent of GOP members surveyed said they supported legalization. It found that 64 percent of them now support marijuana legalization. Support for legalization is also lowest in the oldest cohort, which is the only age group in which a majority still opposes it. That's the most support that Gallup has picked up in 48 years of polling on this question. [Full Article...]

North Korean official: Take hydrogen bomb threat 'literally'

North Korean official: Take hydrogen bomb threat 'literally' Why are North Korea's nuclear tests banned when the nuclear test ban treaty has not yet come into effect? "The legislation passed by the House today would hold North Korea accountable by imposing the most far-reaching sanctions ever directed at Pyongyang, putting tremendous economic pressure on the Kim Jong-un regime and its foreign enablers", Republican Rep. [Full Article...]

Egyptian president meets with French business leaders

Egyptian president meets with French business leaders Human rights groups and French watchdog Reporters Without Borders have organised actions during al-Sisi's visit to protest against Egyptian authorities' large-scale crackdown on dissent. For his part, al-Sissi said he was "against violence and with human rights". Currently, France maintains a peaceful, working relationship with Egypt, "centered on military and security cooperation", counterterro... [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation releases 1500 pages of Sandy Hook shooting documents

Federal Bureau of Investigation releases 1500 pages of Sandy Hook shooting documents Twenty first-graders and six staff of the school were killed in the attack, and Lanza's mother was shot in their home before Lanza went to the school. They described a file recovered from Lanza's smashed hard drive as "advocating pedophiles' rights and the liberation of children". And according to the FBI's behavioral analysis, Lanza didn't "snap" but instead engaged in careful, methodical plann... [Full Article...]

Vegas Shooter's Brother Arrested On Child Porn Charges

Vegas Shooter's Brother Arrested On Child Porn Charges The brother of the man behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history was arrested early Wednesday on child pornography charges in California, officials said. Sources also informed them that prior to Stephen Paddock's mass shooting, police were attempting to locate his brother, Bruce, without success. Lopez did not identify Bruce Paddock as the subject of the investigation . [Full Article...]

Hardik patel meets farmers in vadodara,labelled BJP and congress as thieves

Hardik patel meets farmers in vadodara,labelled BJP and congress as thieves Gujarat will be facing the assembly elections before 18 Dec and ahead of the polls, the nervousness of the ruling BJP is growing with every passing day as it is fearing to lose the polls after ruling for 22 years. The BJP alleges that Hardik Patel, who in 2015, led huge rallies against the BJP in Gujarat, can do little more than serve as the "B-team of the Congress". [Full Article...]

Tipu Sultan descendant urges PM Modi to drop Anantkumar Hegde from cabinet

Tipu Sultan descendant urges PM Modi to drop Anantkumar Hegde from cabinet Pointing out that the Rashtro-thana Parishat had opposed Tipu serial in 2003, Gopal maintained that all those who fought against the British were not freedom fighters. "I will urge for a legal action against him for calling our forefather a "mass rapist" and "brutal killer", Mansoor Ali Tipu told ANI. Tipu was a ruler of the erstwhile kingdom of Mysore, who was considered an implacable enemy of ... [Full Article...]

Israel approves 176 new settler homes in in Jabel Al Mukaber neighbourhood

Israel approves 176 new settler homes in in Jabel Al Mukaber neighbourhood Nof Tziyon, which now has 91 housing units, will grow to 267 homes out of some 480 total planned for the development project. The development abuts the Arab neighborhood of Jabel Mukaber. Israel occupied east Jerusalem in the Six-Day War of 1967 and later annexed it in a move never recognized by the worldwide community. The Mayor of Jerusalem said that this settlement expansion aims on " unifyin... [Full Article...]

Ranked Simona Halep beats Caroline Garcia at WTA Finals

Ranked Simona Halep beats Caroline Garcia at WTA Finals The resounding win was Wozniacki's first success in Singapore and her victory was made all the easier for her ruthlessness on break point opportunities - the world No 6 converted every one of her five break points. Halep is not armed with the most powerful of serves so her strongest assets remain movement around the court and retrieving abilities, skills she utilised to full effect in the 88-min... [Full Article...]

Police identity more victims in Maryland child sex abuse case

Police identity more victims in Maryland child sex abuse case The charges span a period of two years-from May 2015 to June 2017-and include 42 alleged victims, 28 of whom have been identified and 14 of whom have not, who were between 11 and 17 years old at the time of the offenses, according to a statement from the Charles County State's Attorney Office. [Full Article...]

European Union parliament votes to ban controversial weedkiller glyphosate

European Union parliament votes to ban controversial weedkiller glyphosate During several informal voting rounds during the meeting, countries initially discarded a Commission proposal to renew glyphosate - the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup pesticide - for 10 years. They also called for an end to use of the chemical near public parks and playgrounds. "The glyphosate subject which is already important. will have to be discussed" by the three sides, said German... [Full Article...]

Honolulu now fines people up to $99 for texting while crossing road

Honolulu now fines people up to $99 for texting while crossing road Hate it when you see people staring at their phones while crossing the street? The penalty for violating the new law is a fine of not less than $15, but not more than $35 for the first offense. According to a report from the Governors Highway Safety Association revealed pedestrian deaths in the USA rose by 11% in 2016, suggesting that "distraction due to growing use of smartphone technolog... [Full Article...]

On the world's 'most powerful' passport

On the world's 'most powerful' passport Singapore was previously tied with Germany, which enjoys a visa-free score of 158. Singapore has been placed top on the list of world's most powerful passport. Meanwhile, the least mobile passport in the world is Afghanistan, with a score of 22, followed by Pakistan and Iraq at 26. "Visa-free global mobility has become an important factor in today's world", said founder and president of Art... [Full Article...]


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