Sunday July 23-rd, 2017

George W. Bush's new puppy is about as cute as it gets George W. Bush's new puppy is about as cute as it gets

Bush spoke Tuesday at a Dallas institute named for him. He did not vote for either Trump or Hillary Clinton on Election Day. Almost eight years after his term as President of the United States ended, George W. Combination photo of President George...

Intel-sharing talks with Seoul held

Korea and Japan tentatively signed a controversial bilateral military intelligence-sharing pact Monday , just 18 days after reopening negotiations on the issue amid strong backlash by the opposition party. The pact comes amid a greater threat from...

Gwen Ifill, Host Of 'Washington Week' And 'PBS NewsHour,' Dies

A native of NY and a graduate of Boston's Simmons College, Ifill received more than 20 honorary doctorates. PBS said in a statement that Ifill died Monday "surrounded by family and friends". In 1977, she graduated from the all-women's Simmons C...

Trump's election boosts Kremlin hopes for better relations Trump's election boosts Kremlin hopes for better relations

The Houston Chronicle reported that Washington has blamed Russian Federation for conducting "hacks into the Democratic National Committee and the emails of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta". "This will only increase their desire to intervene"...

Bomb blast south of Baghdad kills at least six Bomb blast south of Baghdad kills at least six

The attack also wounded at least six people, officials said. Later in the day, two more bombers detonated explosives-rigged vehicles near police checkpoints in Fallujah, killing seven people and wounding 25, a police captain and a hospital official...

Leonard Cohen dies aged 82

Hallelujah! Probably one of the most iconic pop culture song to be ever written by an equally iconic and extraordinary songwriter and singer Leonard Cohen who passed away at 82. "And as I say in one of the poems, it has caused me to laugh, when I...

Wildfires continue to rage in parts of north Georgia

An email alert from the Newberry County Sheriff's Office said wind currents and humidity levels will keep the smoke close to the ground - but that conditions are expected to improve throughout the day. Officials said they were hopeful that the rain...

Goalkeeper Tim Howard to undergo surgery Thursday Goalkeeper Tim Howard to undergo surgery Thursday

Michael B. Gerhardt. The Rapids announced Monday that Howard will undergo surgery on Thursday. Howard injured himself in the first half of the United States' 2-1 loss to Mexico in CONCACAF 2016 FIFA World Cup Qualifying on Friday. The two legs ...

Rights Group Accuses Iraqi Kurds of Destroying Arab Homes Rights Group Accuses Iraqi Kurds of Destroying Arab Homes

Kurdish peshmerga fighters are part of a 100,000-strong Iraqi alliance, backed by US -led air strikes and advisers, that is battling to retake Mosul from Islamic State but has so far gained just a small foothold in the city. Dindar Zebari, head of th...

Tim Ryan Mulling Challenge to Nancy Pelosi Tim Ryan Mulling Challenge to Nancy Pelosi

The effort to stall party elections came after leaders informed members last week that the elections would occur Thursday, giving members three days to confer after returning to Washington on Monday. The election for Democratic House leadership is no...

Demonetisation: BJP cadre to offer seating, snacks, shelter Demonetisation: BJP cadre to offer seating, snacks, shelter

The leaders chose to meet again tomorrow to finalise a common strategy as today's meeting remained inconclusive in absence of leaders from BSP, SP, DMK and NCP. Mamata, who is also the Trinamool Congress chief, spoke to Congress vice-president Rahul ...

It Won't Be Easy To Fix Facebook's Fake News Problem It Won't Be Easy To Fix Facebook's Fake News Problem

That said, we don't want any hoaxes on Facebook . Even more Facebook news stories "express an opinion that many will disagree with" and incorrectly flag them as inaccurate, added Zuckerberg. For one such experiment, conducted in the three mo...

Rauner calls budget meeting, Dems cite 'schedule conflict' Rauner calls budget meeting, Dems cite 'schedule conflict'

Bruce Rauner still needs their cooperation to pass any portion of his pro-business, union-weakening "turnaround agenda". We've already seen the damage that nearly 18 months without a budget has done. Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan said Su...

Putin, Trump speak by phone, agree to work to improve ties

How to fight side-by-side in Syria, where Russian Federation supports President Bashar Assad and the USA supports rebels fighting against him and the Islamic State, has been one of the key sticking points between President Barack Obama and Putin.

Georgia man found guilty of murder in toddler son's hot-car death

As CNN reports, Justin Ross Harris was stoic as his murder trial verdict was read in court on Monday. Justin Ross Harris was looking after his 22-month-old son, Cooper , in June 2014. Surveillance video presented by prosecutors showed Harris sta...

Janet Reno, AG who oversaw Waco and Elian Gonzalez, dies at 78 Janet Reno, AG who oversaw Waco and Elian Gonzalez, dies at 78

The Associated Press describes Reno as "one of the Clinton administration's most recognizable and polarizing figures". Only one other person had served longer in the job. She is credited with writing the state's no-fault divorce law and overseeing ...

Giuliani: Trump's camp hasn't talked with Russian Federation Giuliani: Trump's camp hasn't talked with Russian Federation

Trump says he's worth US$8 billion (NZ$11.2b), although Forbes magazine says that's closer to US$3.7 billion. His empire is made up of more than 500 companies around the globe, including more than 250 bearing his name, according to ABC News.

Texas woman with exotic animals in home charged Texas woman with exotic animals in home charged

Houston police in September began a theft investigation after Meyer allegedly sold an exotic kitten for $3,000, but never delivered the cat. Court documents revealed that Trisha Meyer had three tiger cubs, a full grown adult tiger, a fox, a skunk an...

Mike Pence fights to keep emails secret from the public

An Indianapolis lawyer named William Groth wonder just how much money, exactly, and filed an open records request for documents relating to the case. The governor also allegedly failed to produce a 57-page document from Abbott's chief of staff Daniel...

Texans beat Jaguars 24-21 for 1st road victory of season

They raised their divisional mark to 3-0 this season with a 24-21 win at Jacksonville. Despite having the 30th ranked passer rating in the National Football League among starters, Texans head coach Bill O'Brien claims to have seen improvement out o...

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