Wednesday May 24-th, 2017

Anthony Joshua looks ahead to Wladimir Klitschko fight on April 29 Anthony Joshua looks ahead to Wladimir Klitschko fight on April 29

Klitschko's manager Bernd Boete said: "The fact that this is Wladimir's 29th world title fight in unique in heavyweight boxing". "Training camp couldn't be going any better". In a ground-breaking plan, all three will draw lots to see what order the...

Iraqi state-run TV says Islamic State's second-in-command killed in airstrike

Video surveillance from a drone has actually captured footage of such an incident . The Iraqi government estimates over 130 civilians were killed in strikes over several days in Mosul's al-Jadida area during March, although some critics have s...

Tar Heels get it right this time, bring home the title Tar Heels get it right this time, bring home the title

They wanted this: A title of their own. On Monday, the University of North Carolina battled for the men's college basketball national championship with a guiding objective: Redemption . Gonzaga's strength - its enormity in the post - became probl...

'Special Report' Exclusive: Egyptian president says Trump has 'true understanding' of terrorism 'Special Report' Exclusive: Egyptian president says Trump has 'true understanding' of terrorism

The main reason I say that USA policies towards Egypt have been a failure and counter-productive is that Egypt's trajectory is likely to fuel new episodes of extremism, instability, and political violence, which already see homegrown extremist forces...

Mcebisi Jonas has resigned as an ANC member of parliament Mcebisi Jonas has resigned as an ANC member of parliament

Gordhan was sacked due to an "irretrievable breakdown" in relations with the president. But Cosatu said it no longer believed in Mr Zuma's ability to lead the party and the country, and that it wanted to restructure its alliance with the ANC.

ISIS Kills 31 In Tikrit, Includes 14 Police Officers

He said there were around ten attackers, including two suicide bombers. The death toll rose during the morning as the bodies of civilians killed in their shops were found. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the bombings but Islamic Stat...

Trump removes Bannon from National Security Council Trump removes Bannon from National Security Council

A senior White House official confirmed the move, saying that Bannon was given the post as a check on former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The memo also restores the director of national intelligence, Dan Coats, and the Joint Chiefs ch...

Strong Wind Gusts Likely through Thursday Evening Strong Wind Gusts Likely through Thursday Evening

New snow accumulation of around 2 inches. TIMING.Strong wind gusts are expected to develop Thursday morning, increasing throughout the afternoon and reaching a peak during Thursday night . Friday night - A 40 percent chance of showers after 1...

Manmohan speaks, Upper House clears GST bills

The next step will be the states and Union Territories passing the state and UT GST laws through their assemblies and the Centre furnishing fitment of rates for goods and services. "It is a consensus bill, so I am very happy", Dr Singh told NDTV afte...

'Get Out' leads expanded, gender-free MTV Movie and TV Awards 'Get Out' leads expanded, gender-free MTV Movie and TV Awards

Logan, Beauty and Get Out will face off with Rogue One and Edge of Seventeen for movie of the year honors. Last year's categories best male performance and best female performance have been combined as best actor in a movie , with Kalu...

Russia bans image of Putin in drag, labeling it 'extremist' material Russia bans image of Putin in drag, labeling it 'extremist' material

The image shows Putin with painted lashes and red lipstick, which he definitely has in the above photo. The court that issued the ban order said the image "hints at the Russian president's allegedly nonstandard sexual orientation". The pejorative...

Israeli killed in vehicle attack near West Bank settlement

Israel declared Jerusalem its capital in 1949, but the United Nations recognizes East Jerusalem , including the Old City, to be part of Palestine. Israel declared Jerusalem its capital in 1950, but Russian Federation is the first nation to rec...

Democrats object to Trump infrastructure plan's direction

With two of his other top campaign pledges in trouble - repealing the Obama administration health care law and reducing income tax rates - infrastructure appeared to be an area ripe for bipartisan compromise. Dina Titus (D-Nev.). But he also said tha...

Strong Asian economic performance fuels 60% of global growth: ADB Strong Asian economic performance fuels 60% of global growth: ADB

Shrugging off the impact of demonetisation, the economy is expected to grow by 7.4 per cent in 2017-18 and 7.6 per cent in the next fiscal, according to the latest report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It said 30 of the 45 countries covered in ...

Felony charges for 2 who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood Felony charges for 2 who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood

Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said in a statement that Texas limits what can be investigated after a grand jury term gets extended, as had happened in the Daleiden case. Instead, in a surprise twist, it indicted Daleiden and M...

Maha to study UP farm loan waiver: Fadnavis Maha to study UP farm loan waiver: Fadnavis

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's quick announcement of a farm loan waiver has put pressure on another young BJP Chief Minister. It has been asked to coordinate with Nationalized Banks, Government, Cooperative, and Rural Banks from whe...

Putin hails Serbian leader's presidential win

A former extreme nationalist who has rebranded himself as a pro-EU reformer, Vucic has said he wants to lead the Balkan country into the European Union , while also pushing for deeper ties to longtime ally Russian Federation. "This vote of confide...

South braces for stormy day expected to bring tornado risk

There are some storms too, but again the severe weather threat is still coming a little later on, so that timing has not changed. Big hail and heavy rains pelted the Deep South early Wednesday, and schools and churches shut down as severe storms th...

Canada expected to legalize marijuana by July 2018

The legalization of marijuana was one of Prime Minister Trudeau's biggest campaign promises. The Guardian cited that since Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau assumed his position, he has been vocal about the need to prioritize legalizin...

Local women talk wage gap on Equal Pay Day

The color symbolizes how women, especially minorities are "in the red" with their salaries. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor , a Tampa Democrat, joined the call on Tuesday to require companies to pay workers the same amount of money for the same amount of...

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