Thursday July 20-th, 2017

United CEO Munoz on hot seat as Congress examines air travel United CEO Munoz on hot seat as Congress examines air travel

The airline's CEO again apologized for the April 9 incident when United staff dragged Dao off the flight. Kerry Philipovitch, a senior vice president of American, said the incident was improperly handled and is being investigated. "How did you ma...

Hamas says Ismail Haniyeh chosen as Islamic group's leader

Haniyeh was Prime Minister of the Palestinian national authority since March 2006 to June 2007, and then - after an internal Palestinian conflict between Hamas and the government of the head of Fatah, Mahmoud Abbas - to 2014 led the Gaza strip.

Why Marine Le Pen Has Resigned as National Front Leader Why Marine Le Pen Has Resigned as National Front Leader

Ms Le Pen yesterday came under fire from her father, far-right veteran Jean-Marie Le Pen, who said she should have campaigned more aggressively for Sunday's first round, following the example of US President Donald Trump, known for his brash campaign...

Prosecutors dropping 2 teens' charges in school rape case Prosecutors dropping 2 teens' charges in school rape case

On Friday, a judge dropped the charges against both the 17-year-old and Sanchez-Milian because of " substantial inconsistencies " from witnesses, Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy said at a press conference after the hearing.

House repeal of 'Obamacare' hands hot potato to wary Senate

In fact, it happened to numerous Democrats who voted in favor of Obamacare. House Republicans haven't learned a lesson from what happened to President Barack Obama in the off-year election. "The effect for us, ACA or not, is that we'll keep treating ...

Death count marches upward to 38 amid Venezuela unrest

Gunshot wounds have been the most common cause of deaths. President Nicolas Maduro accuses the opposition of attempting a coup, and has responded with an initiative to rewrite the constitution. Worldwide pressure on Mr Maduro to hold elections is c...

President Lungu expected in South Africa for the World Economic Forum President Lungu expected in South Africa for the World Economic Forum

After having its first outside broadcast in Capetown in February at the Mining Indaba, Capitalk 100.4FM is set to register another first by broadcasting from Durban, South Africa at the World Economic Forum on Africa. It will also provide insight fro...

Boko Haram frees dozens of kidnapped girls

His deputy, Abba Mustapha , alias Malam Abba , was killed in the attack, along with another key lieutenant, Abubakar Gashua . Gen. Sani Usman, a spokesman for the Nigerian army, said Thursday, without explicitly naming Shekau. "Shekau hurt his bac...

French presidential candidate's team says it suffered 'massive' hack

Macron told Europe 1 radio that if he is elected his duty will be to "ensure that the country keeps its balance". The timing of the leak could be seen as either freakish or inspired. The blackout is supposed to be a period of reflection for voters...

Afghan defence chiefs resign over deadly Taliban attack

A senior American military official in Kabul on Monday gave the latest Afghan estimate as standing at 144 Afghan soldiers killed and said it was likely to rise further. Friday's devastating attack and an Islamic State assault on a Kabul hospital in...

CBI raids Delhi Secretariat over security scam in health CBI raids Delhi Secretariat over security scam in health

With the CBI carrying out searches at the residence and office of former Delhi Health Secretary, the AAP on Thursday alleged that the probe agency officials were looking at the files pertaining to mohalla clinics. The case pertains to the irregularit...

NWA Comic Shops Prep for Free Comic Book Day NWA Comic Shops Prep for Free Comic Book Day

Its lineup includes Cecil Castellucci ("Shade, the Changing Girl" and her new Dark Horse release "Soupy Leaves Home"), writer Jody Houser (Valiant's " Faith " and Marvel's "Rogue One" adaptation), writer Mark Waid (currently on "Archie" and Marvel's ...

Penn State head calls student's death sickening

Fraternity members said Piazza fell down the basement stairs while intoxicated the night before, the State College police said at the time. Members of the fraternity moved him to a couch "and hovered over him for hours" but did not call for eme...

Federal Bureau of Investigation chief says Clinton, Trump treated equally

Republicans, meanwhile, pressed for more details on who leaked classified information to the media. "I appreciated Comey's candor", Kennedy of the director's testimony . Devin Nunes, R-Calif., recused himself from the probe. They obliged, as part ...

Trump will work with 'whoever' France elects as president

An OpinionWay survey carried out before the debate showed Macron widening his lead over Le Pen to 61 percent to 39. Mr Macron acknowledged French people are exasperated by the government's ineffectiveness but dismissed Ms Le Pen's vision of an infu...

Republican Bill Still Exempts Republicans in Congress From Repeal of Obamacare Protections Republican Bill Still Exempts Republicans in Congress From Repeal of Obamacare Protections

The thing that stood out for me was President Trump stated, "it's repeal and replace of Obamacare, make no mistake about it". Mr Trump last month introduced a plan to cut the income tax rate for America's top earners by close to five per cent.

Wisconsin-based atheist group sues Trump over church order Wisconsin-based atheist group sues Trump over church order

The order makes progress on a key campaign pledge for Trump that is likely to galvanize opposition, including from some conservatives within Trump's camp. On Friday, the Freedom From Religion Foundation, an advocacy group for non-theism, filed a ...

T P Senkumar reinstated as DGP T P Senkumar reinstated as DGP

The state's counsel requested the bench not to impose cost and said that he would withdraw the application but the court was in no mood to let it go. We are dismissing it (the plea) with costs. Reacting to the turn of events, Senkumar told reporters ...

US military member killed in action in Somalia

The commandos killed and wounded in Friday's attack were not part of that stepped-up effort, CNN reports . Drone and missile strikes have also been used against Shabaab commanders and footsoldiers. military officials. Davis said that the Thursday ...

Iowa Supreme Court blocks new waiting period for abortions Iowa Supreme Court blocks new waiting period for abortions

History was made this session. Iowa's law, Hammes said after the signing, marked a "return to a culture that once again respects human life". "This ruling means that dozens of women today are able to access the care they need", Suzanna de Baca, P...

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