• Ivanka Trump: My Father's Health Is 'Unbelievable'
Ivanka Trump: My Father's Health Is 'Unbelievable'

According to a recent Washington Post/ABC News poll, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has a 50-40 lead over her Republican rival in a demographic that Mitt Romney won by six points in 2012 despite his decisive loss that year.

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  • NY attorney general opens inquiry into Trump Foundation
NY attorney general opens inquiry into Trump Foundation

The New York billionaire donated $25,000 to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's campaign in 2013, as her office was considering whether to open an investigation into fraud allegations against Trump University . He did not elaborate on what wrongdoing Mr Trump's nonprofit might have committed. The Trump Foundation has also been accused of ...

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  • Asia Minute: Philippines Reconsidering U.S. Military Ties?
Asia Minute: Philippines Reconsidering U.S. Military Ties?

Duterte had on Monday shown pictures of what he said were victims of colonial-era atrocities against Muslims in Mindanao, repeating assertions that Americans were to blame for the instability that has dogged the region. The Philippines has traditionally leaned on the US, its longtime treaty ally, and other Western allies for its security needs. M...

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  • Pope invites 1500 homeless for lunch at Vatican
Pope invites 1500 homeless for lunch at Vatican

She was later sent to learn nursing in Bihar and after completing the course she joined Nirmal Shishu Bhavan in Kolkata assisting Mother Teresa from 1976. Pope Francis is following in the footsteps of Mother Teresa by offering some 1,500 homeless people a pizza lunch at the Vatican after her canonization Mass.

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  • As American Infrastructure Crumbles, US Announces $38 Billion Israel Military Aid Package
As American Infrastructure Crumbles, US Announces $38 Billion Israel Military Aid Package

Obama's public remarks indicated he wanted to solidify and enhance Israeli defense support for the years beyond his presidency. Mr Obama is seeking to demonstrate his support for Israel's security after facing criticism from Republicans who accuse him of falling short.

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  • Clinton says she regrets being 'grossly generalistic' about Trump supporters
Clinton says she regrets being 'grossly generalistic' about Trump supporters

Clinton was scheduled on Friday to meet with former senior national security officials in NY. Friday's meeting and press conference, held at the storied New-York Historical Society, appeared staged to draw a stark contrast with Trump, whose comments this week raised further questions about his readiness to be commander in chief.

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  • A look at Hillary Clinton's recent illness
A look at Hillary Clinton's recent illness

The campaign released two letters: a new letter from Clinton's doctor to supplement the one she released months ago, and a similar note from the doctor of her running mate, Sen. "I don't think so". Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook ridiculed Trump's TV appearance. Obama downplayed questions over Clinton's health, arguing Trump is "not f...

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  • Pope calls for new work of mercy: Care for environment
Pope calls for new work of mercy: Care for environment

Francis made the ambitious proposal in a message to mark the church's World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, which he instituted previous year in a bid to highlight his ecological concerns. In his message, titled "Show Mercy to our Common Home" and which is divided into 6 points, Pope Francis noted the frequent remarks of Patriarch Bar...

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  • Violence over Cauvery Issue: Celebs urge people to maintain peace
Violence over Cauvery Issue: Celebs urge people to maintain peace

Most schools and colleges, however, declared a holiday for either Onam festival or as a precaution. Situation at Mandya and Mysuru in the river basin remained under control amid peaceful protests by farmers, traders and youth against releasing water to the lower riparian state.

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  • Hillary Clinton Leads Donald Trump in Texas
Hillary Clinton Leads Donald Trump in Texas

Trump also has a majority unfavorable rating with voters whom his campaign has been targeting like men (55%), white voters (51%), middle-class voters (59%) and voters whose top issue concern is dysfunction in government (66%)", said pollster Ed Goeas, president and CEO of The Tarrance Group, which helped conduct the poll.

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  • Mexican Columnists Vent Their Anger at Trump Visit
Mexican Columnists Vent Their Anger at Trump Visit

Trump met the Mexican president on Thursday. A day after their in-person meeting in Mexico, Donald Trump and Enrique Peña Nieto moved their discussions about Trump's proposed border wall and who would pay for it to the next logical medium: Twitter.

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  • Gigi Hadid Reveals Taylor Swift Is Already Working On New Music
Gigi Hadid Reveals Taylor Swift Is Already Working On New Music

Despite her recent split with Hiddleston, Swift has managed to keep her spirits up. Though he was seemingly absent from the show itself, Zayn posted a photo of Gigi on Instagram before her big show, writing: "Good luck tonight baby". "You know, some with logos, some more sporty, some more hippie, some more preppy, classic Tommy", she explaine...

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  • Indian team for New Zealand series announced; no surprises
Indian team for New Zealand series announced; no surprises

Describing Indian spinners as "world-class", the 26-year-old, however, said they are looking forward to the upcoming series. It's not evident what his aim is, but he narrowly misses "15" on the dartboard sequence. "But the challenge for us is firstly adjusting to the different ball". Asked about the roles of the two seasoned new ball bowlers - Ti...

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  • Turkey's president: replacing elected mayors 'overdue'
Turkey's president: replacing elected mayors 'overdue'

The mayors have been replaced by Ankara-appointed deputy and district governors. The secular main opposition Republican People's Party, which supported Erdogan in the coup attempt but not his subsequent emergency declaration, also registered its displeasure, calling it a "coup" against the Grand National Assembly, the newspaper said.

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  • Israeli aircraft launch strikes in Syria
Israeli aircraft launch strikes in Syria

But it has repeatedly said it would hold the government in Damascus responsible for any fire on the Golan Heights or Israeli territory that originates on Syrian soil. Israel captured the Golan, a strategic plateau, from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war and annexed it in 1981 in a move that has not won worldwide recognition.

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  • No, a Chinese Zoo Probably Didn't Name a Baby Gorilla
No, a Chinese Zoo Probably Didn't Name a Baby Gorilla "Harambe McHarambeface"

So when a story started going viral today claiming that the Jinhua Zoo in China held a contest to name a baby gorilla, most of the internet took it at face value that 73,000 people voted to name the gorilla " Harambe McHarambeface ". The name is a combination of a salute to "Boaty McBoatface" a name which was suggested for a €400m British polar r...

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  • South Africa bars American pastor over alleged hate speech
South Africa bars American pastor over alleged hate speech

The church had planned a "soul-winning marathon" in South Africa later this month. At a press conference in Parliament on Tuesday, Gigaba said: "Steven Anderson and members and / or associates from his church are prohibited from entering the Republic of South Africa", adding that, "Steven Anderson will be advised that he is a prohibited person in...

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  • Israel to get $38 billion in US military aid over 10 years
Israel to get $38 billion in US military aid over 10 years

The old military aid agreement, which ends at the end of 2018, totaled $30 billion over a decade or an average of $3 billion annually. Following months of behind-the-scenes negotiations, the State Department said the two countries had reached a 10-year agreement, with a signing ceremony planned for Wednesday.

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  • There's a new five pound note - and it's made of plastic
There's a new five pound note - and it's made of plastic

The Bank of England has printed £440 million new fivers, which will be available from cash machines and bank counters across the United Kingdom from today. The polymer £ 5 note is 125mm x 65mm (the current paper note is 135mm x 70mm); the new £ 5 note weighs around 0.7g (the current paper note weighs around 0.9g).

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  • Syria war: ceasefire comes into force
Syria war: ceasefire comes into force

The Syrian government has not released an official statement about the ceasefire , but Syrian state media reported what it referred to as private sources who said that the government had already approved the deal on Saturday. And the rebels must stop intermingling with al-Qaida-linked militants, a problem that has hampered previous efforts to end ...

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