• French President Hollande criticized for exorbitant haircuts
French President Hollande criticized for exorbitant haircuts

Still, it's a reminder that numerous people vocally promoting égalité in public life often don't act as if they believe it when they think no one will notice. Hollande's former girlfriend, journalist Valerie Trierweiler, tweeted in his defense. "I can confirm he was upset when he found out". Although just a third less than Hollandes salary, it is...

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  • Secretary meets Putin to forge cooperation in Syria
Secretary meets Putin to forge cooperation in Syria

The boldness of the offer appeared to suggest the Obama administration viewed it as one of the last rolls of the dice for altering the course of the Syrian conflict through a deal with Moscow . military concern about Russia's intentions in Syria . Syrian president Bashar Al Assad says he has never faced pressure from Russian Federation to step ...

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  • Everything We Know About The Tinubu and Melaye Fallout
Everything We Know About The Tinubu and Melaye Fallout

Tinubu at the closed door session. The session was called to discuss the trial of Saraki; his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu; and others for alleged forgery of the Senate Rules. In the statement, the Senators from Lagos state said they will resist any act of intimidation on the wife of the APC National leader, Senator Remi Tinubu .

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  • After email scandal, consider if Hillary deserves presidency
After email scandal, consider if Hillary deserves presidency

But the reporter, Mark Landler of The New York Times , persisted, asking if Obama was concerned by Comey's conclusion that many top State Department officials - not just Clinton - "were extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information ".

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  • Egypt's foreign minister visiting Israel, first time in a decade
Egypt's foreign minister visiting Israel, first time in a decade

Recently, police tried to reach a number of people they hope can shed light on the affair and could serve as state witnesses, Haaretz said. He also called on Palestinians to engage in direct negotiations, as he has repeatedly done in the past.

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  • China protests Australia's South China Sea freedom of navigation comment
China protests Australia's South China Sea freedom of navigation comment

China justifies its claims by saying it was the first to have discovered, named and exploited the sea, and outlines its claims for most of the waterway using a vague map made up of nine dashes that emerged in the 1940s. The Chinese president, Xi Jinping, said China's "territorial sovereignty and marine rights" in the seas would not be affected by t...

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  • Parents of Dallas sniper 'hate' what he did
Parents of Dallas sniper 'hate' what he did

Seeing multiple people carrying rifles led police initially to believe they were under attack by multiple shooters. Earlier in the day, in an incident not linked to protests, Sacramento police said officers fatally shot a man carrying a knife after he charged at police.

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  • Hundreds gather to remember bailiffs killed at Berrien Co. courthouse
Hundreds gather to remember bailiffs killed at Berrien Co. courthouse

Zangaro, head of courthouse security, retired from the Michigan State Police and has been working with the county trial court system since 2004. The hostage situation lasted approximately five minutes before two other court bailiffs shot and killed Gordon.

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  • Netanyahu in Entebbe to mark hostage-rescue anniversary
Netanyahu in Entebbe to mark hostage-rescue anniversary

The old building where the hostages were held still stands, but a new terminal now serves the airport at Entebbe , which lies a few miles (km) from the capital Kampala. A communique released after the meeting said the Heads of State and Government shared the view that the Summit marked the importance of the friendly relations between Africa and Is...

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  • Pokémon Go launches on iOS and Android
Pokémon Go launches on iOS and Android

Don't worry though, US, Canada, Asia, and other parts of the world will get the game soon. Trainer Progress Resets to Level 1: If your trainer progress level drops to Level 1 temporarily, you may have created two separate Pokemon GO accounts by mistake- one using the Pokemon Trainer Club and one with Google.

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  • Obama to keep 8400 troops in Afghanistan after he leaves office
Obama to keep 8400 troops in Afghanistan after he leaves office

In October, Mr. Obama said that American troops - approximately 9,800 of them - would remain on the ground to stick to a "narrow but critical" mission of training Afghan forces to fight terrorism in the region. John F. Campbell, who had been the top US commander in Kabul until four months ago, and retired Gen. David Petraeus. Thornberry demanded ...

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  • Have you heard of the super typhoon Nepartak making landfall in Taiwan?
Have you heard of the super typhoon Nepartak making landfall in Taiwan?

Taiwanese officials prepared for the worst as the massive storm approached the East Asian island, evacuating thousands, canceling flights and putting more than 35,000 soldiers on standby to help with disaster relief. The storm hit the coast as a Category 4 typhoon, the second most powerful sort, according the forecasting agency Tropical Storm Risk....

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  • More than 146 Indians rescued from South Sudan
More than 146 Indians rescued from South Sudan

Indians evacuated had faced a lot of hurdles and even after registering with the external ministry for leaving Sudan. Many Telugu people from all parts of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are working as labourers and employees in various positions in South Sudan.

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  • Nice attack: What we know so far
Nice attack: What we know so far

The attack occurred on the popular Promenade des Anglais as people were celebrating the national day of France - Bastille Day by observing the traditional fireworks. " France as a whole is under the threat of Islamic terrorism", he said. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, who traveled to the scene, said police were trying to determine the ...

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  • Father, son from Texas among France truck attack victims
Father, son from Texas among France truck attack victims

Noting that the attack occurred on Bastille Day, Obama said , "We are reminded of the extraordinary resilience and democratic values that have made France an inspiration to the entire world, and we know that the character of the French Republic will endure long after this devastating and tragic loss of life".

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  • Hillary Clinton Finally Talks to Bill O'Reilly, MSNBC's Chris Hayes Objects
Hillary Clinton Finally Talks to Bill O'Reilly, MSNBC's Chris Hayes Objects

When a viewer pointed out that Clinton also called into his rival programs, Hayes tweeted , "I think they both should've waited, but clearly this is the way this works now". "Others who are really on the front lines themselves". We need to be smart about how we wage it and win it. "We are going to strengthen our efforts in Syria and Iraq against...

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  • Govt Reaches Out to Congress Over Pending GST Bill
Govt Reaches Out to Congress Over Pending GST Bill

However, no consensus has reached yet, as per media reports. "GST is the most important issue and I am confident that in the coming session of the Parliament we will pass the bill as a lot of parties are supporting it", Gadkari said at a press conference.

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  • Darvish set to return to Rangers rotation Saturday at Cubs
Darvish set to return to Rangers rotation Saturday at Cubs

Darvish missed the 2015 season after Tommy John surgery. Darvish is coming off a pair of productive rehab outings, including Monday's performance in which he went five innings. But he's keeping it to himself. "I hope the scouting report is still in tact in my memory bank of how to get them out," Hamels said. "I'm here to push this thing to win...

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  • Pokemon Go deemed 'extremely inappropriate' at US Holocaust Museum
Pokemon Go deemed 'extremely inappropriate' at US Holocaust Museum

The museum's communications director said he's trying to get the museum removed from the game. "Playing games such as Pokemon Go on these hallowed grounds would not be deemed appropriate", cemetery officials said in a statement . Game developers Niantic Labs did not immediately respond to the newspaper's question of whether it could stop Poke...

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  • China says 'cannot loose one centimetre' of disputed South China Sea area
China says 'cannot loose one centimetre' of disputed South China Sea area

The newspaper cited a social media post by the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), which has since been deleted. Six governments have overlapping claims to the South China Sea, and Beijing's use of its coast guard, building of artificial islands and other activities to cement its claims have raised global concerns.

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