• Kushner Companies Still Using White House Connection to Stir Chinese Interest
Kushner Companies Still Using White House Connection to Stir Chinese Interest

Almost three months later, CNN found that Jared Kushner is still being used in online promotional materials by two businesses working with the Kushner family. The EB-5 program has faced criticism for straying from its original intent. Ivanka Trump, who resigned from almost 300 leadership positions at various entities within the family rea...

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  • Kerala Congress MLA accused of raping 51-year-old woman, arrested
Kerala Congress MLA accused of raping 51-year-old woman, arrested

The woman, in her statement, revealed details of mental and physical abuse and a specific incident of sexual assault. On Thursday, the police booked Vincent for rape and stalking after the victim maintained that the legislator sexually harassed her.

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  • Safeco Field can barely contain Judge
Safeco Field can barely contain Judge

Before going deep, Aaron Judge hadn't hit a homer in his first 30 at-bats since winning the Home Run Derby - the fifth-longest stretch ever for a victor, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The White Sox have lost seven straight and 10 of 11. Seager led off the sixth with a walk, but Mitch Haniger struck out, Jarrod Dyson popped up and ...

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  • State adds 11200 jobs in June; unemployment rate up slightly
State adds 11200 jobs in June; unemployment rate up slightly

The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 3.2 percent, compared with 3.8 percent a year ago. California's unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.7 percent in June, the EDD said. About 500 industry sector jobs were lost locally during the month, Weaver wrote, with about 100 jobs being lost in the farming industry and th...

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  • Poland won't back down in row with European Union over supreme court
Poland won't back down in row with European Union over supreme court

He has adhered to the ruling party line up to now. "While keeping in mind and respecting the sovereignty of the Polish state, we cannot stay silent about the steps that threaten its very source, which is the untouchable values of European civilization, humanism and fundamental rights and freedoms", their statement said .

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  • Hugh Freeze's exit *technically* wasn't about Ole Miss' NCAA scandal
Hugh Freeze's exit *technically* wasn't about Ole Miss' NCAA scandal

However, the legacy Freeze leaves is tainted with scandal, as an NCAA investigation still looms over the program. USA Today and Yahoo Sports reported that phone records revealed that Freeze had placed a one-minute call to a number for an escort service in Florida in January 2016 from a university-issue cell phone.

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  • Army jawans 'beat up' policemen on Amarnath yatra duty
Army jawans 'beat up' policemen on Amarnath yatra duty

This time, when policemen did not allow movement of their vehicles, the army men in civvies called their fellow army soldiers from nearby camps. Police said the Armymen insisted to move and thrashed the cops but police didn't let them go.

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  • Duterte to US Congress: Clean your own backyard first
Duterte to US Congress: Clean your own backyard first

Local and worldwide media, as well as human rights groups, have continuously cited at least 7,000 deaths due to the drug war since July 1, 2016. Human rights groups have strongly criticized the controversial Filipino leader's method in eradicating his country's drug problem, citing lack of due process and killings that targeted the poor.

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  • Mattis: ISIS Leader Baghdadi Still Alive
Mattis: ISIS Leader Baghdadi Still Alive

Iraqi forces have recaptured Mosul - after ISIS fighters there destroyed the mosque where Baghdadi declared ISIS' "caliphate" in summer 2014 - and US-backed fighters have advanced into Raqqa, though much hard fighting remains there. Earlier, Defence Secretary James Mattis said he believes Baghdadi is still alive, shooting down claims the elusiv...

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  • President Trump Speaks at Commissioning Ceremony of the USS Gerald R. Ford
President Trump Speaks at Commissioning Ceremony of the USS Gerald R. Ford

A Friday Washington Post story reported President Trump has been exploring the option of exercising his broad constitutional pardon power on behalf of himself or members of his campaign team or family. "This is American craftsmanship at its biggest, at its best, at its finest", Trump said aboard the carrier during his previous visit. The ship...

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  • Erdogan: Turkey to try to solve problems between Gulf states
Erdogan: Turkey to try to solve problems between Gulf states

Erdoğan will visit Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar between Sunday and Monday, the office said in a statement. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang made the remarks at a daily briefing, saying the visits were aimed at enhancing China's coordination and cooperation with countries in the region, facilitating peace talks and helping the Middl...

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  • Tour Firms Say US Is To Ban Citizens From Visiting North Korea
Tour Firms Say US Is To Ban Citizens From Visiting North Korea

The ban reportedly will be announced Thursday and go into effect 30 days later , though the USA government has not confirmed this yet. Young Pioneer announced they will no longer allow US nationals on their tours shortly after the University of Virginia student's death .

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  • OJ Simpson Supporters Celebrate Parole Decision
OJ Simpson Supporters Celebrate Parole Decision

O.J. Simpson , the former National Football League star, has been granted parole and is expected to be released from a Nevada prison in October. Simpson was granted early release from Lovelock prison in Nevada. "I've known OJ for a long time", said Mr Fromong. "There is no witness there that says he shouldn't be released so I expect him to...

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  • European Union offers post-quake help to Greece
European Union offers post-quake help to Greece

Two tourists died in the powerful quake which struck off the coast of the Greek island. The quake caused cracks on the walls of some buildings in the resort of Bodrum, flooded the lower floors of sea-front hotels and restaurants and sent moored boats crashing toward the shore.

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  • Britain's royals make pretzels, cox boat race in Germany
Britain's royals make pretzels, cox boat race in Germany

The couple's children, Prince George (who turns four tomorrow) and Princess Charlotte , will make one more appearance when the family bids farewell to Germany and boards their plane back to the United Kingdom. Another fan, 17-year-old Patrycja Chelminska added: " The Duchess of Cambridge is very nice, she is attractive". The royal toddler's...

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  • Vince Cable becomes new leader of the Liberal Democrats
Vince Cable becomes new leader of the Liberal Democrats

Sir Vince Cable has been named the new leader of the Liberal Democrats Party, becoming the oldest leader of the party in its history. The former business secretary was handed the top job after nobody else stood for the post. "Theresa May wants to take Britain back to the 1950s while Jeremy Corbyn wants to take Britain back to the 1970s. In hard ...

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  • Chinese media fires salvo, blames Hindu nationalism for Doklam standoff
Chinese media fires salvo, blames Hindu nationalism for Doklam standoff

The standoff started more than a month ago after Chinese troops started building a road on the remote plateau, which is disputed by China and Bhutan. Taking a serious note of the Chinese activities, Delhi has described it as a major security concern since it gives China access to the narrow strip of land connecting mainland India to its north-eas...

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  • Violent crimes surge in England, Wales
Violent crimes surge in England, Wales

Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows the force received 4,090 reports of sexual offences between April 2016 and March 27, up from 3,114 in the 12 months before - a rise of 31 per cent. When those cases are excluded, homicides rose by nine per cent. Robbery was also up 16%, or around 8,000 offences. Analysts say the main reason...

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  • Sunset legislation passed overnight, Texas Tribune talks what's to come
Sunset legislation passed overnight, Texas Tribune talks what's to come

She said she attended the rally to listen to his speech, have a chat with him and snap a picture. The intent of Mr. Patrick was clear from the onset of the special session that he meant to have all 20 of Gov. The first order of business for this Texas Special Legislative Session is in the books "with pizza and soda pop", as Texas Tribune report...

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  • Video Shows Florida Man Shoot Up AT&T Trucks Parked Outside His Home
Video Shows Florida Man Shoot Up AT&T Trucks Parked Outside His Home

Police said Jove denied shooting in the direction of the worker who was in the bucket truck or pointing his gun at any of the workers. "By the time he came out with the gun they were a few houses away, but he still had a score to settle", Hialeah Police Det.

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