• Republican Leaders Seek Meehan Ballot Replacement
Republican Leaders Seek Meehan Ballot Replacement

Mr Meehan, 62, informed House Speaker Paul Ryan of his decision on Thursday, according to a spokesman for Mr Ryan. The seat has been held by beleaguered Republican Pat Meehan since 2012, but recent revelations that Meehan used Congressional budget funds to settle sexual harassment claims from a former staff member a year ago have put his re-elect...

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  • IPL Auction : Day 1 round up - Ben Stokes fetches highest bid
IPL Auction : Day 1 round up - Ben Stokes fetches highest bid

At the outset, 26 players from England, 58 from Australia, 30 from New Zealand and 57 from South Africa had registered for the auction, taking the overseas players to 282. Gayle had set his base price at INR 2 crore. Also, the Australian duo, Glenn Maxwell and Mitch Starcweres picked by Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders respect...

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  • Hospital fire, South Korea's deadliest in a decade, kills 41
Hospital fire, South Korea's deadliest in a decade, kills 41

The fire is the country's deadliest in at least a decade, according to Yonhap news agency. A hospital fire that killed 37 people in South Korea was most likely caused by an electrical fault in the first-floor emergency room, police said Saturday.

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  • Turkish Operations Kill Over 30 Syrian Civilians
Turkish Operations Kill Over 30 Syrian Civilians

The government and rebels eased up on their fighting, but the government refused to allow aid into eastern Ghouta contravening the agreement. "How long has Afghanistan lasted?" In December, he said , no aid was delivered to over 417,000 people in nine "besieged" locations.

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  • Robert Mueller's team reportedly talked to Facebook for Russia investigation
Robert Mueller's team reportedly talked to Facebook for Russia investigation

According to the New York Times and other USA media organizations, Trump ordered White House lawyer Don McGahn to instruct the Justice Department to fire Mueller . Mr Comey's firing is central to whether Mr Trump may have committed obstruction of justice. When asked about findings in the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation, Warn...

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  • Duterte says United Nations useless, tells Suu Kyi to ignore human rights critics
Duterte says United Nations useless, tells Suu Kyi to ignore human rights critics

USA diplomat BillRichardson resigned early Thursday from an Aung San Suu Kyi-appointed panel set up to ease communal tensions in Myanmar's Rakhine State and hit out at the Nobel Laureate for an "absence of moral leadership" over the crisis.

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  • Republic Day observed as 'black day' in Kashmir
Republic Day observed as 'black day' in Kashmir

This is for the first time that RD function was held in S K stadium instead of Bakshi stadium, which is being renovated.Business and other activities were crippled in main business hubs of the city, including historic Lal Chowk, the nerve-centre of summer capital, Budshah Chowk, Regal Chowk, Maisuma, Hari Singh High Street (HSHS), Batmaloo, Moulana...

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  • Author: Trump 'Authentically Wants to Make a Difference' in US, Globally
Author: Trump 'Authentically Wants to Make a Difference' in US, Globally

Finally, the United States president in his speech outlined to the business and political leaders across the entire world that he will always prioritize Americans needs no matter what just like any other country's leader. "I believe in America", Trump told a jampacked auditorium at the conclusion of the annual World Economic Forum. As he ofte...

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  • 95 dead, 158 wounded in Afghan attack
95 dead, 158 wounded in Afghan attack

At least 95 people have been killed and an estimated 158 injured by a bomb concealed inside an ambulance in the Afghanistan capital Kabul . Security forces fought each other while family members struggled to track down those hurt in the explosion.

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  • Multistate coalition to sue feds over new tax law
Multistate coalition to sue feds over new tax law

Under the new federal law, taxpayers will no longer be able to deduct their state and local taxes and the deduction for property taxes is capped at $10,000. "This will only raise taxes on the people who pay above $10,000, " Cuomo said. The order suspends a state law that limits the authority of pharmacists to administer vaccines to anyone under age...

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  • Bigwigs accused of sexual harassment at men-only fundraiser
Bigwigs accused of sexual harassment at men-only fundraiser

Other items auctioned at the event included lunch with Boris Johnson , the British foreign secretary, a lap dance at a Soho strip club, and plastic surgery to "spice up your wife". The women, who were hired if they fit the description of "tall, thin and pretty", were instructed to wear "BLACK sexy shoes" and black underwear.

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  • ACLU Strongly Rejects New White House Immigration Demands
ACLU Strongly Rejects New White House Immigration Demands

Ivan Pineda is a student at Santa Monica Community College but argues the president's promise of citizenship - only if there's more border security by ensuring money for the wall and more deportations - is more take than give. The trade for citizenship for roughly 1.8 million people and a $25 billion dollar wall is the immigration framewo...

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  • Students return to Marshall County High days after school shooting
Students return to Marshall County High days after school shooting

This one resulted in two deaths of 15-year-olds, and 18 injuries, some serious. Shook said she brought complaints about the boy to school officials after he allegedly made a "hit list" in eighth grade with her name on it. The suspect, a 16-year-old boy, was taken into custody by the Ellis County Sheriff's Department. Doss called the other student...

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  • Air Force One Needs New Refrigerators
Air Force One Needs New Refrigerators

Richard Aboulafia, vice president of analysis at the Teal Group consulting firm, told Defense One that the Air Force One-specific requirements, which differ from those on commercial and business aircrafts, can result in high costs for equipment like refrigerators.

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  • Karnataka Bandh Over Mahadayi River Dispute, BJP Alleges Political Conspiracy
Karnataka Bandh Over Mahadayi River Dispute, BJP Alleges Political Conspiracy

The dawn-todusk Karnataka bandh on Thursday was near total in Bengaluru . A group of protesters tried to disrupt rail services by entering the Bengaluru's Sangolli Rayanna railway station but police stopped and detained them. On 25 January, BJP president Amit Shah will be in Mysuru to participate in the "Parivarthana Yathre" of BJP leader ...

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  • Threat on Cynthiana, Ky. school confirmed, suspect in custody
Threat on Cynthiana, Ky. school confirmed, suspect in custody

According to Harrison County Schools, at around 11 o'clock Thursday night, Cynthiana police notified the district they were investigating a potential threat against the high school. "At that point they say they had arrested a suspect in this case", said Richie. Authorities decided it was safe for students to attend school Thursday.

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  • 13 siblings rescued in California will live in separate homes
13 siblings rescued in California will live in separate homes

The sibling who was allowed to enroll at Mt. San Jacinto College was "sweet" but an introvert in a music class, student Angie Parra told KNBC-TV. Law enforcement discovered the siblings, whose ages range from 2 to 29, after a 17-year-old escaped and alerted authorities.

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  • Excessive-speed chase with 'sovereign citizen' ends in head-on crash
Excessive-speed chase with 'sovereign citizen' ends in head-on crash

The suspect vehicle got off the freeway in Tempe. The suspect drove at a high speed down the road for a short distance before hitting another vehicle head on and then appearing to flip over a few times. Suffering from minor injuries, he was arrested at gunpoint by state troopers. The driver of the black SUV that Taebel struck was also injured. ...

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  • Trump Says Democrats Caved Over Shutdown
Trump Says Democrats Caved Over Shutdown

The Senate passed the procedural vote allowing the bill to advance with an 81 to 18 result, well over the needed 60 "yes" ballots, before a final passage vote that is expected later in the day. The White House said he was in regular contact with Republican leaders, but he has not reached out to any Democrats, a White House official said. A staffe...

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  • Jimmy Kimmel Has an Elaborate Idea to Pay for Trump's Border Wall
Jimmy Kimmel Has an Elaborate Idea to Pay for Trump's Border Wall

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the Flake-Graham-Durbin immigration agreement was "totally unacceptable to the President and should be declared dead on arrival", in a press briefing on January 23. There's a quote from Mark Twain that if you don't like the weather in New England, just wait five minutes. Trump says any agreement to...

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