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Some tried to derail demonetisation but nation saw it through: Modi

The prime minister pledged that his government will stay on the course of the reforms agenda that has pulled out India from being among the "fragile five" econo...


Britain's pro-Brexit party UKIP passes no confidence vote in leader

Yesterday's vote followed Mr Bolton's continued involvement with Jo Marney, a 25-year-old model, who made offensive and racist remarks against Meghan Markle, Pr...


Greeks rally against use of 'Macedonia' in FYROM name dispute

The two countries agreed this month to renew efforts to settle the 25-year old row , which has blocked the ex-Yugloslav republic's attempts to join North Atlan...


On The Anniversary Of Trump's Inauguration, The Government Is Shut Down

Later, Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerDemocrats will need to explain if they shut government down over illegal immigration ...


Iraqi court sentences to death German woman who joined ISIS

A German woman of Moroccan origin was sentenced to death by hanging by a court in Iraq on Sunday after she was found guilty of joining the "Islamic State" (IS) ...


Heavy casualties after battle at Kabul hotel

Meanwhile, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemned the Taliban-claimed attack at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul that killed at lea...


Germany Social Democrats back coalition talks with Merkel's conservatives

The deal they are voting on has the potential to topple both Merkel and SPD leader Martin Schulz. The SPD suffered their worst ever defeat at the polls and se...


Cuomo vows to reopen Statue of Liberty as shutdown enters second day

The national monument, along with Ellis Island, which are managed by the federal government, will cost NY about $65,000 a day to keep open. "Symbolically, you c...


Trump Staff "Irrational" About Immigration: Senior Republican Senator

Donald Trump views developments to his luxury golf resort during a visit to the Menie estate in Aberdeenshire. Which is weird, and led Mike Lupica, of all peopl...


Mud, Debris Cleared From Highway 101 Days After Santa Barbara County Storm

The body of a Montecito woman was found Saturday, authorities said, raising the death toll of the Southern California mudslides to 21. The body of Faviola B...


Turkey launches land operation into YPG militants in Syria's Afrin

But the Russian defence ministry said its troops were withdrawing from the Afrin area to prevent any "provocation" and ensure the security of its troops. Turkis...


Two people die in Prague hotel fire

Some 40 are thought to have been injured, as the death toll is expected to rise during a search of the Eurostars David hotel. Danek said the identities of the...


China sought to water down Vancouver meeting on North Korea

It measures cognitive function and is not a psychiatric or psychological exam, Trump's doctor specified . North Korea said earlier this month it would send a d...


Korean delegation to visit DPRK ahead of joint cultural, sports event

Bitter cross-border enemies North and South Korea on Wednesday said both countries would march under a single flag during the opening ceremony of the upcoming...


Raymond James Financial, Inc. Reaffirms "Underperform" Rating for Intel Corporation

Berkshire Hathaway Inc bought 3.34 million shares as the company's stock declined 26.83% while stock markets rallied. Sanders Capital LLC now owns 14,736,874 sh...


Setback for Arvind Kejriwal: President Kovind approves disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs

Prashant Bhushan, senior lawyer: The appt of 21 Parl secys (like deputy ministers) by AAP was clearly a move to keep the MLAs beholden to the govt & to circu...


Donald Trump's ex-wife says he's not racist, just confused

There are engineers in her family, physicians and people with advanced degrees, he said. Now claims have arisen suggesting he instead said "shithouse". The Wh...


Approval of U.S. leadership under Trump tumbles globally in poll

The survey is, of course, not the first to find America's standing in the world slipping around the world under Trump's leadership. The approval ratings were ...


What Cognitive Abilities Did Donald Trump's Mental Assessment Test For?

Undergoing a physical is voluntary, and Trump can pick and choose what the public learns about his health. "It does rule out the need to do any other cognitive ...


Amazon shortlists 20 cities for 'HQ2′

Companies like this and other tech companies are growing quickly within the US, and when they locate in your city, they're going to hire a lot of people, and yo...


Inside the Turpin's former Texas home

Theresa said: 'I hope they suffer as much, if not more, than those kids suffered, I hope they torture my sister for the rest of her life. David Allen Tur...


Australian Open: Angelique Kerber revival meets Maria Sharapova roadblock as Melbourne cools

Djokovic, who next faces young Korean Chung Hyeon , was pleased to play a high-level match after the patchy performance he put in in the heat against Gael Mon...


Novak Djokovic: surviving the heat at Melbourne Park

He was in attendance at the mandatory players meeting last Friday in Melbourne where Djokovic broached some of these topics. Others retreated to any bit of sh...


FO summons Indian diplomat over cross-LoC firing

According to the ISPR Indian armed forces opened fire on the Pakistani Army soldiers in Gotki sector, when they were repairing communication lines. He said th...


North Korea Is Officially Headed To The 2018 Winter Olympics

But Russian athletes would still be able to compete at the PyeongChang Games in uniforms bearing the name "Olympic Athlete from Russia " under the Olympic Fl...


Protesters gather for a second women's march in nation's capital

Celebrities expected to attend include Scarlett Johansson , Laverne Cox, Sophia Bush, Adam Scott, Olivia Wilde, Alfre Woodard and Megan Mullally. Prominent Ita...


Is The President of the United States of America a Racist and a Chronic Liar?

While some of the attendants, including Democratic Senator Dick Durbin , insist Trump used the exact word, others denied it or said they could not recollect ...


USA government shutdown underway as Senate fails to agree on bill

The U.S. government shut down at midnight Eastern time after Congress failed to resolve a partisan standoff over immigration and spending. Republicans d...


Africa divided over US President Donald Trump's first year in office

Durbin said that while this week has been a odd one for his political career, he believes more Republicans will distance themselves from the president. State ...


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

Meehan, 62, is a married father of three. A former local prosecutor, Meehan has been a vocal supporter of domestic violence victims. The 7th District also inc...


Real Madrid and Barcelona in Sunday action in Spain

Oscar Rodriguez has not been afforded much game time at Real Madrid and is tipped to leave in the summer when his contract expires. Ronaldo is unsettled in ...


I Am Not A 'Racist', Says Donald Trump

Donald Trump speaks beside House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach on January 14, 2018. "I am the least raci...


Turkey shells Kurds in Syria, vows drive

Explosions heard from Afrin after Turkish jets cross Turkey-Syria border, reported Anadolu. On Saturday, Turkey's General Staff declared the launch of Opera...


Turkey shells Kurds in Syria as full military offensive looms

The army said it shelled Kurdish positions in Afrin on Friday and Saturday, hitting shelters and hideouts used by militants from three groups. Foreign Minis...


Trump's approval rating rises in one poll, falls in another

Washington, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump received an approval rate of 39 percent a year after taking office, the lowest rate in the co...


Operation in Syria's Afrin started: Erdogan

The Turkish Defense Minister said that the operation was "de facto" underway. Turkish artillery fired into Syria's Afrin region on Friday in what Anka...


It's Official! North Korea Is Heading To The Winter Olympics

He has threatened to rain "fire and fury" on the North, warning Kim he was on a "suicide mission" by developing nuclear missiles. Australian Prime Ministe...


Storm kills three within the Netherlands, three in Germany

Train services have been halted on many lines across Germany and the Netherlands . In Germany , a 59-year-old man was killed by a falling tree in Emmerich...


How Analysts Feel About Vp plc (LON:VP)?

The company has market cap of $379.76 million. The companyÂ's product candidates include Remodulin, a continuously-infused formulation of the prostacyclin analo...


Trump defends self after comments

And while multiple lawmakers claim the president made these incendiary comments during a bipartisan meeting on immigration, including Sen. Afterward, Durbin...


Turkish military, intel chiefs travel to Russia

Ankara has been suggesting the possibility of an offensive in Syria's northern Kurdish-controlled Afrin following a reported USA plan to train Kurdish forc...


Irish nationalist get together Sinn Fein nearing new management

A special Ard Fheis is set to take place on February 10 for the new leader to be confirmed. Mr Adams said: "Finally, this will be my last speech as Uachtarán ...


We fact-checked Donald Trump's speech about abortion

A group of University of Mary students have been invited to the White House Rose Garden on Friday for President Donald Trump's March for Life address. T...


Smart City Mission: Modi government adds 9 more cities to list

Under the smart cities scheme, central will allocate Rs 500 crore to each city for implementing various projects. Meanwhile, the government announced commence...


I'm not anxious for my job, insists Silva after Watford lose again

The defeat means Watford have only won once in their last 11 Premier League games, leaving them in 10th when they were as high as fourth in October. "Second h...


Fit-again Sharapova focusing on positives despite Australian Open exit

Sharapova said she would not shy away from the work needed to try to get back to grand slam-winning level after her 15-month doping ban. They will only react wh...


Russia Refuses to Join Deal Banning Nuclear Weapons

But the president warned that the US would pull out in a few months unless "terrible flaws" in the deal are fixed. If the Iranian nuclear deal is not upheld, ...


AAP seeks time with President, says EC's recommendations unconstitutional

The Election Commission on Friday sent its recommendation of disqualifications to President Ram Nath Kovind for approval. AAP was quick to hit out at the ...


University of Alabama student expelled after racist Instagram rants surface

Alpha Phi released a statement after the videos spread in which they condemned Barber and confirmed she has been excluded. Efforts to reach Barber for comment...


Lindsey Vonn reignites Olympic hopes with 79th World Cup win

It's only fitting that Wiles land on the same podium as Vonn - in December 2015, Wiles was selected by Vonn as the first-ever athlete ambassador for her foundat...