• Decision on Dakota Access Pipeline easement could be made this week
Decision on Dakota Access Pipeline easement could be made this week

An attorney for the Department of Justice told a court today that a decision to allow the final easement needed to complete the Dakota Access Pipeline could come as soon as Friday. Trump also authorized the expedition of environmental reviews for high priority projects and signed an executive order that requires the use of American steel for USA pi...

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  • Almost 70% want French presidential hopeful Fillon out of election race
Almost 70% want French presidential hopeful Fillon out of election race

He said he had failed to appreciate how this practice might be seen as unacceptable by voters and apologised for an "error". French ministers are not barred from employing family members. French presidential candidate Francois Fillon has denied that he acted illegally over allegations he paid his wife for a "fake job". Far-right leader of Natio...

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  • Senate Democrats pulled all-nighter on floor to derail Betsy DeVos vote
Senate Democrats pulled all-nighter on floor to derail Betsy DeVos vote

U.S. Sens. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst, both Republicans, were among the "yes" votes. Democrats needed only one more Republican to cast a vote against DeVos, since two others-Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska-had already indicated they'd vote against her.

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  • Trump says all negative polls are fake news
Trump says all negative polls are fake news

On Friday , a CBS News poll said 51 percent of the USA citizens do not support Trump's executive order on immigration, while 45 percent approve it. A Reuters/Ipsos poll also found that more people favored Trump's ban than opposed it, reported the Guardian. A poll by Reuters conducted last week had slightly different results.

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  • Fox's quarterly earnings lifted by TV, but film revenue declines
Fox's quarterly earnings lifted by TV, but film revenue declines

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has a 50 day moving average of 29.06 and a 200 day moving average of 26.84. After markets closed on Monday, Fox reported revenue of $7.7 billion and earnings of 53 a share for the three months ended December 31, which is the company's fiscal second quarter.

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  • Trump Voices Support to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in Phone Call With Bloc's Chief
Trump Voices Support to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in Phone Call With Bloc's Chief

NATO said that Trump and Stoltenberg "reviewed progress on the fight against terrorism and on NATO defence spending, and stressed the need for continued efforts to ensure fair burden-sharing among all NATO Allies". The latest spike in violence, which killed more than 40 people over the past week, came on the heels of a phone call between Trump ...

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  • Afghan Civilian Casualties Rose 3 Percent In 2016
Afghan Civilian Casualties Rose 3 Percent In 2016

Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, or UNAMA, released in Kabul Monday. The number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan reached a record high previous year, according to new figures released by the UN. It added that airstrikes carried out by Afghan and global forces also caused more civilian casualties than in 2015. Within hours Afghan forces b...

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  • Cameroon Beats Egypt to Win Africa Cup of Nations Final
Cameroon Beats Egypt to Win Africa Cup of Nations Final

Cameroon will face Egypt in Libreville on Sunday, with Broos' men looking to avenge their nation's defeat when the two teams met in the 2008 final. Not many saw Egypt storming into this year's final, but the astute experience of Essam El Hadary , Mohummad Fathi and blossoming talents of Muhamad Salah, have seen the Arabic country through so...

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  • Zakaria Bulhan pleads guilty in Russell Square stabbing case
Zakaria Bulhan pleads guilty in Russell Square stabbing case

Bulhan admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility after it emerged that he had struggled for months with mental illness before the attack on August 3 a year ago. Horton had been visiting London with her husband, Florida State University psychology professor Richard Wagner. Darlene Horton died after being stabbed.

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  • Israel passes bill to seize private Palestinian land for Jewish settlements
Israel passes bill to seize private Palestinian land for Jewish settlements

Netanyahu , who was in London Monday for talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May, had reportedly sought to delay the vote. Roughly translated as the 'Regularization Law, ' the new measure does not allow Jewish settlers to own the land they live on but does allow them to stay in their homes, while Palestinian owners can not retake or own the...

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  • United States administration backs away from plan to reopen Central Intelligence Agency 'black sites'
United States administration backs away from plan to reopen Central Intelligence Agency 'black sites'

The Trump administration appears ready to reopen the controversial prisons where the US government detained and tortured countless inmates suspected of terrorism, according to a draft executive order first published by The New York Times and The Washington Post .

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  • Howard Stern: Trump's presidency will 'be detrimental to his mental health'
Howard Stern: Trump's presidency will 'be detrimental to his mental health'

Stern and Trump are long-time friends, with Trump making numerous appearances on Stern's radio show over the years. In case you forgot, Howard and Drumpf have been friendly for many years as the Commander-In-Chief has appeared on his show a few times.

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  • Watch Cameroon's lightning counter-attack goal to book spot in AFCON final
Watch Cameroon's lightning counter-attack goal to book spot in AFCON final

The Egyptians booked its place in the finals on Wednesday, when they defeated West African underdogs Burkina Faso in a pulsating semi-final match that went on to overtime and was eventually settled by penalty shootouts. "We did everything to be in the final". The latter boasted the talents of Benjamin Moukandjo, Vincent Aboubakar and Fabrice ...

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  • Odisha seeks removal of number of attempts restriction in NEET-UG
Odisha seeks removal of number of attempts restriction in NEET-UG

On January 31, the CBSE, which conducts the exams, had held candidates ineligible to take NEET this year if they had failed thrice in the entrance exams - NEET 2016 or the now-discontinued All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT). "Changes have been effected by CBSE in the online application". The Health Ministry too tweeted that NEET 2017 would be consi...

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  • India reunites 5-year-old Pakistan boy with mother
India reunites 5-year-old Pakistan boy with mother

After nearly a year of waiting for a thaw in Pakistan-India relations, a woman from Pakistan has finally been reunited with her five-year-old son, who had been taken away deceitfully by his father to occupied Kashmir. "I had lost all hope of getting my child back", Iftikhar's mother Rohina Kayani told reporters, describing it as a "miracle". Even a...

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  • Afridi stands by people of Kashmir
Afridi stands by people of Kashmir

He was speaking on the occasion of ' Kashmir Solidarity Day+ '. Meanwhile, leader of Shia Ulema Council and senior member of Milli Yekjehti Council Allama Sajid Naqvi also demanded the release of Hafiz Saeed. Saeed in a video message issued before his arrest, blamed the bonhomie between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump f...

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  • Netanyahu denounces Iran missile test ahead of Trump meeting
Netanyahu denounces Iran missile test ahead of Trump meeting

It followed USA military ground action Saturday against al-Qaida's affiliate in Yemen - the first counterterrorism mission approved by Trump - in which a US service member was killed. "The action was in line with boosting Iran's defence power and is not in contradiction with the JCPOA (the nuclear deal) or Resolution 2231", Defence Minister Hossein...

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  • Uttarakhand polls: Party heavyweights set to address electorate today
Uttarakhand polls: Party heavyweights set to address electorate today

The ministry will also get a separate budget, the Congress said. In the presence of CM Harish Rawat, senior leaders like Ambika Soni and Kishore Upadhyaya, the announcement included free smartphones as well one year of free mobile data for the youth.

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  • Donald Trump's Pre-Super Bowl Interview Involved Him Calling American Leaders
Donald Trump's Pre-Super Bowl Interview Involved Him Calling American Leaders "Killers"

Will I get along with him? As he has in the past, Trump argued that it makes sense to get along with Moscow to help the fight against ISIS. Mr O'Reilly questions him again asking how he can respect a "killer" . The first part of the O'Reilly interview airs at 4 p.m. During an interview on CNN's State of the Union , the Kentucky Republican c...

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  • Pannerselvam resigns, VK Sasikala to be new Tamil Nadu CM
Pannerselvam resigns, VK Sasikala to be new Tamil Nadu CM

She will take over from O Panneerselvam, who has submitted his resignation. Panneerselvam was getting popular because he was humble and accessible, listened to the Opposition DMK and enjoyed a good rapport with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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