• China Should Remove Trade Barriers, Speed Up SOE Reform - European Commission President
China Should Remove Trade Barriers, Speed Up SOE Reform - European Commission President

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday said he would miss Britain's outgoing prime minister despite a rocky start when David Cameron warned that Juncker's appointment could lead to Britons voting to leave the EU.

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  • S. Sudan president, rival call for cease-fire
S. Sudan president, rival call for cease-fire

The two year civil war left tens of thousands of people dead and an estimated 2 million displaced. Both president Salva Kiir and vice president Riek Machar have publicly called for their troops to cease fire, but widespread fighting continues.

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  • Trump Campaign Denies Reports Mike Pence Picked as VP
Trump Campaign Denies Reports Mike Pence Picked as VP

Ahead of Donald Trump's anticipated vice presidential pick on Friday, partisan organizations and the media have whipped themselves into a guessing-game frenzy. In the 1990s, Pence had a radio talk show called The Mike Pence Show and also did a Sunday TV show in Indianapolis. They say no decision has been announced.

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  • Second candidate challenges Corbyn for UK Labour leadership
Second candidate challenges Corbyn for UK Labour leadership

Liu insisted , "Do not turn the South China Sea into a cradle of war". Owen Smith, who quit as shadow work and pensions secretary from Corbyn's shadow cabinet last month, joins Angela Eagle in a bid to oust the leader who has become increasingly unpopular within the party ranks.

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  • Emmys Give Big Nods To 'Game Of Thrones,' 'Veep' And 'Lemonade'
Emmys Give Big Nods To 'Game Of Thrones,' 'Veep' And 'Lemonade'

He and the critically acclaimed comedy series could be getting a lot of TV academy love if voters keep pace with the medium's increasing diversity. This morning, the nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards were unveiled, and as you may have expected, it's Game of Thrones that leads the way.

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  • Two men fall off cliff near San Diego while playing Pokémon Go
Two men fall off cliff near San Diego while playing Pokémon Go

The incidents come as law enforcement agencies across the nation are reporting a plethora of Pokemon-related attacks and odd happenings since the game was released last week. Please don't lose your life over a game. A view of the cliffs at the end of E street in Encinitas. The San Diego players are just the latest to be injured while playing "P...

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  • The Wall Street Journal: Turnbull's conservatives claim victory in tight Australia elections
The Wall Street Journal: Turnbull's conservatives claim victory in tight Australia elections

Turnbull welcomed his comments and said it was "vital this parliament works" to tackle the challenges Australia faces, including a rocky transition away from a dependence on mining-driven growth. The central Queensland seats were retained by National Party MPs Ken O'Dowd and Michelle Landry. Shorten has previously said Labor would not accept Turn...

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  • 'South China Sea ruling may trigger domino effect among other claimants'
'South China Sea ruling may trigger domino effect among other claimants'

The surprisingly strong ruling provided ammunition for Manila and other claimants locked in disputes over the resource-rich sea but sparked fury from Beijing , which warned its rivals against turning the waters into a "cradle of war" and threatened an air defence zone.

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  • Over 60 civilians killed in north Syria
Over 60 civilians killed in north Syria

Syria has been mired in civil war since 2011, with government forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad fighting numerous opposition factions and extremist groups. Assad is supported by Moscow, which launched an air campaign in Syria in September, Iranian troops and Lebanese Shi'ite Hezbollah fighters. A 72-hour ceasefire was announced by th...

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  • Trump nears VP decision; contenders on standby
Trump nears VP decision; contenders on standby

Also Thursday, Roll Call reported the news, citing a Republican source. Trump is to officially announce his choice on Friday at 11 a.m.in Manhattan. The Pence campaign has all the paperwork prepared and ready to file in order to meet the deadline in case he is tapped by Trump. "He's been successful on Wall Street, but he's never turned his back...

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  • Seventh Pay Commission Recommendations Approved
Seventh Pay Commission Recommendations Approved

The move, which will impact almost 50 lakh employees and 58 lakh pensioners, is likely to be implemented from January 1. In November 2015, the pay panel had suggested a 14.27% hike in basic pay for employees working at a junior level. The much awaited 7th pay commission is finally here and government employees have three good reasons to celebrate. ...

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  • France's Hollande says state of emergency will be lifted
France's Hollande says state of emergency will be lifted

Typical of the French, they made a decision to put a satirical spin on the "hair scandal" by poking fun at the president with the hashtag #CoiffeurGate which quickly took on a life of its own. Here are some photos from Twitter with Photoshopped Hollande. Information about the hairdresser first emerged in April in a book called "L'Elysée Off" by...

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  • Fresno Police Release Body-Worn Camera Footage of Teenager's Fatal Shooting
Fresno Police Release Body-Worn Camera Footage of Teenager's Fatal Shooting

At one point, Noble climbs out of the pickup and an officer yells that he didn't tell Noble to get out of the vehicle. But like many agencies, the LAPD does not plan to routinely release those videos to the public. The object in Noble's hand was determined to be a 4-inch plastic container with malleable clay. " They just wanted to shoot him ", D...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn WILL be included on Labour leadership ballot
Jeremy Corbyn WILL be included on Labour leadership ballot

British opposition Labour lawmaker Angela Eagle launched her bid to take over the leadership of the party on Monday, saying current leader Jeremy Corbyn was not up to the task of defeating the ruling Conservatives. The Labour leader was met by a cheering crowd as he left the NEC meeting in central London on Tuesday. Lord Collins, Labour's ...

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  • United States attorney general defends decision on Clinton email probe
United States attorney general defends decision on Clinton email probe

In response to the thorough investigation by the FBI, which found that Hillary Clinton did not commit any prosecutable offenses regarding her handling of email, Republicans now want to launch their own investigation. "Why was this meeting, particularly in light of your previous appointment by President Clinton [to a position of US attorney in New...

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  • Nigerian varsities fail to make list of world's top 1000
Nigerian varsities fail to make list of world's top 1000

The ranking, by a Saudi-based consultancy, is one of several global rankings conducted annually, which, although viewed with some scepticism by academics, have gained currency with the public. He says that, in total, there approximately 20 000 universities internationally. USA and United Kingdom universities still ranked as the top universities i...

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  • Labour leadership hopeful Owen Smith vows to push for second EU referendum
Labour leadership hopeful Owen Smith vows to push for second EU referendum

Corbyn's critics can't even choose who will oppose him, as Owen Smith has also entered the fray. But the NEC has declared he will automatically be included in the ballot. When their efforts to bully Jeremy Corbyn into resignation failed they were compelled to launch a formal leadership challenge, and the only way they think that they can possibl...

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  • Sean Hannity flew Gingrich to Trump meeting
Sean Hannity flew Gingrich to Trump meeting

The former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives joined Fox News as a contributor in 1999 after being officially reprimanded for an ethics violation and subsequently resigning from Congress. "I have no idea who he is going to pick", Gingrich said. One of the really hard questions he's got to weigh", Gingrich said was "do you really wan...

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  • Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull claims elections victory despite ongoing vote count
Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull claims elections victory despite ongoing vote count

But Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Sunday that his Liberal Party-led coalition had won the election. Meanwhile both Turnbull and Shorten have backed calls to introduce electronic voting so that results take hours rather than days to come in.

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  • Conservatives close in on Australian government rule
Conservatives close in on Australian government rule

Bob Katter also told Guardian Australia on Friday night that he had made it absolutely clear to the prime minister that his guarantee of support was conditional on Turnbull proceeding with his wish list, which includes two big irrigation projects in north Queensland, a rail line into the Galilee Basin, a canal and land tenure rights for Indigenous ...

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