U.S. spends record $306 billion on weather, climate disasters in 2017

That ties 2011 for the number of billion-dollar disasters, but the total cost of damages blew past the previous record of $215 billion in 2005. "Natural disasters have caused a record-setting amount of damage in the US this year", Democratic Senato... More..

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CAT 2017 results declared, 20 candidates score 100 percentile
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

CAT 2017 results declared, 20 candidates score 100 percentile

There were 231,067 students who had applied for the exam and only 199,632 candidates appeared for CAT 2017 . The exam was conducted in two slots and this year IIM Lucknow conducted the test for entry into ...More..

China agrees to stop construction in Arunachal Pradesh
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

China agrees to stop construction in Arunachal Pradesh

Rawat said border personnel from both sides met two days ago in order to deliberate upon the matter. The Indian Army Chief's comments come amid media speculations that India and China were heading for ano...More..

Egypt's former PM gives up presidential candidacy
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Egypt's former PM gives up presidential candidacy

My stay at UAE distanced me from closely monitoring the developments and achievements that happened in Egypt. The independent NEC, established by a presidential decree in August 2017, is a 10-member commissio...More..

Roy Moore accuser's home burns in fire
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Roy Moore accuser's home burns in fire

Authorities say, however, that there is no indication the blaze had anything to do with the allegations. "I'm devastated", Johnson said on CNN. The money will go toward helping Johnson rebuild her home, a...More..

Turkish TV airs Egypt intelligence tapes on Jerusalem
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Turkish TV airs Egypt intelligence tapes on Jerusalem

Rather, Egypt's positions are conveyed by the president, the minister of foreign affairs and in official statements as well. The statement also said that news presenter Azmi Megahed, the key on-the-record inter...More..

Amu Classmates Unwilling To Believe Wani Has Joined HIZB
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Amu Classmates Unwilling To Believe Wani Has Joined HIZB

The information came to light when Wani's parents filed his missing report in his hometown Kupwara. A post on the social media, that showed Mannan, who had been pursuing Ph.D in Geology at AMU, with an AK 47,...More..

WH Defends Trump's Schedule After Report He Doesn't Start Until 11AM
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

WH Defends Trump's Schedule After Report He Doesn't Start Until 11AM

According to Axios , Trump likes to have a morning lie-in so he can watch television and get on with trolling the world on Twitter . After 6, Trump eats dinner and makes phone calls, watching TV and o...More..

Twitter explains why it won't ban Donald Trump
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Twitter explains why it won't ban Donald Trump

In his tweet Tuesday evening that sparked the latest controversy, Mr. Trump wrote of North Korea's Kim Jong Un: "Will someone from his depleted and food starved regime please inform him that I too have a Nucl...More..

Billionaire Tom Steyer to deliver copies of 'Fire and Fury' to lawmakers
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Billionaire Tom Steyer to deliver copies of 'Fire and Fury' to lawmakers

The former San Francisco hedge fund chief will target two dozen Republican-controlled House districts, as well as several swing seats now held by Democrats, he said. "A youth voting bloc that will be the X fact...More..

Trump's lawyers are negotiating with Mueller's team about interviewing the president
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Trump's lawyers are negotiating with Mueller's team about interviewing the president

Mueller, a former FBI director, was appointed by US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to lead an investigation into possible collusion between Trump's election campaign and the Russians. Trump has repeated...More..

Netanyahu Supports
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Netanyahu Supports "Gradual Cutback" of UNRWA Funding by US

The Axios news website reported on Friday that the United States had frozen $125 million in funding for UNRWA, but a State Department official said no decision had been made. Praising Trump's "critical approach...More..

All Options on Table for Iran on Nuclear Deal: FM Spokesman
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

All Options on Table for Iran on Nuclear Deal: FM Spokesman

Retired U.S. military officers, members of Congress and former U.S. ambassadors were among 52 U.S. national security experts who signed a letter released on Monday urging President Donald Trump's administration...More..

Trump Administration Ends Temporary Immigration Status For 200000 Salvadorans
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Trump Administration Ends Temporary Immigration Status For 200000 Salvadorans

The administration will notify the Salvadorans they have until September 9, 2019 to leave the United States or find a new way to obtain legal residency, according to a copy of the announcement prepared by the D...More..

President seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

President seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years

Kelly said Trump and his guests watched the new movie "The Greatest Showman", starring Hugh Jackman. " Mexico is having a tremendous problem with crime, and we want to keep it out of our country". Polls show u...More..

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan To Star In A Surrogacy Drama Next?
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan To Star In A Surrogacy Drama Next?

If reports are to be believed then Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be playing the lead role in a film tentatively titled Jasmine: Story Of A Leased Womb. Now, there are two more films we are collaborating on wi...More..

Six people killed in wrong-way California highway crash
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Six people killed in wrong-way California highway crash

The California Highway Patrol says the Audi came to rest in the carpool lane and was then hit by another vehicle, ejecting the 42-year-old male driver onto the freeway. Authorities have not determined if alco...More..

Deputy in Washington dies after being shot by burglary suspects
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Deputy in Washington dies after being shot by burglary suspects

The injured deputy was transported in critical condition to Saint Joseph's Hospital in Tacoma where he later died. The suspected burglars fled on foot. The other suspect, believed to be a black man who may be...More..

Tell-all Trump book hits the shelves
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Tell-all Trump book hits the shelves

Inside The Trump White House quotes aides as saying Mr Trump has a short attention span, often repeats himself and refuses to read briefing notes. The writer has claimed his revelations will eventually "bri...More..

Faulty rotor seen behind United States copter mishap in Japan
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Faulty rotor seen behind United States copter mishap in Japan

Immediate comment from the United States military was not available. None of the four crew members was injured. "The Marine Corps will rigorously investigate the cause of the incident", a Marine Corps officer...More..

Brexit gets more complicated as May's Northern Ireland minister quits
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Brexit gets more complicated as May's Northern Ireland minister quits

The prime minister backed Brokenshire's decision to step down at "an important moment for politics in Northern Ireland", thanking him for his efforts with a letter in which she urged the parties to re-establish...More..

New York Fire Department Responding to Trump Tower Fire
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

New York Fire Department Responding to Trump Tower Fire

A minor fire broke out on the roof of Trump Tower in New York City on Monday. Reports of a fire at Donald Trump's 58 storey midtown Manhattan skyscraper have been reported this morning. Video footage from...More..

India's Supreme Court to review 2013 order criminalizing gay sex
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

India's Supreme Court to review 2013 order criminalizing gay sex

Thanks to the right to privacy being deemed a fundamental right, the Supreme Court (SC) today agreed to reconsider its 2013 decision+ which criminalised gay sexual relations and said it will review Secti...More..

Sushma Swaraj Urges NRIs to Come Back
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Sushma Swaraj Urges NRIs to Come Back

Swaraj further highlighted the trade agreement between India and ASEAN nations as the most "ambitious" one and said that the strength of the partnership and the engagement between the two regions lies in the ...More..

Merrimack market sells big winning ticket
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Merrimack market sells big winning ticket

To win the jackpot, one of the Wedges' tickets would need to match the six balls drawn. As of Sunday morning, the grand prize victor had not yet come forward. The Powerball winning numbers were: 12 - 29 - 30 ...More..

Houston police searching for missing TAMU football reporter
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Houston police searching for missing TAMU football reporter

Roland arrived home from the camp, but was last heard from early Sunday when she arrived home from a Walgreens, according to KTRK-TV. According to the post, she was anxious "that she was being followed by a b...More..

4 arrested for playing Pak national anthem at cricket match in Bandipora
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

4 arrested for playing Pak national anthem at cricket match in Bandipora

In May previous year, a video showed members of two teams, "Shining Stars Pampore" and "Pulwama Tigers", lined up before the game with the national anthem of Pakistan-administered Kashmir playing on tape. "We h...More..

Mueller Eyes Ivanka Trump Encounter With Russian Lawyer
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Mueller Eyes Ivanka Trump Encounter With Russian Lawyer

The president's daughter encountered Kremlin-connected attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya and Russian lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin outside the elevators in the Fifth Ave. Many allege the meeting happened so the lawyer...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Carlisle rips ESPN article, Lavar Ball issue

When asked by an ESPN reporter if he was suggesting the network should determine their news based upon what coaches will like, Carlisle responded by saying "No, I'm saying that they should look at their sou...More..

Oprah at the Golden Globes: Is she running for president? She should!
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Oprah at the Golden Globes: Is she running for president? She should!

Oprah Winfrey at the 2018 'Golden Globes'. The film, which Gerwig also wrote, is about an artistically inclined 17-year-old in her final year at a California high school. How would he toe the line between ente...More..