The US Is Blocking a Chinese Fintech Giant from Buying MoneyGram

Dallas-based MoneyGram , the second-largest money transfer company in the world, was in the process of getting bought by Ant Financial , an affiliate of Chinese conglomerate Alibaba, for $1.2 billion since April. They said "extensive efforts" were ... More..

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Camila Cabello On Fifth Harmony's VMA Diss: 'It Definitely Hurt My Feelings'
by | Saturday, January 13, 2018

Camila Cabello On Fifth Harmony's VMA Diss: 'It Definitely Hurt My Feelings'

Though she didn't intend to leave the group, the tensions surrounding her solo ambitions grew, and eventually, Cabello claimed, the others gave her an ultimatum. "It definitely hurt my feelings", Cabello told ...More..

Vice President Pence will lead U.S. delegation to Olympics in South Korea
by | Saturday, January 13, 2018

Vice President Pence will lead U.S. delegation to Olympics in South Korea

It's a marked difference from when South Korea last hosted the Olympics in 1988. A senior Ministry of Unification official said the matters of North Korean athlete eligibility and security "are apparently goi...More..

Jonathan Moyo 'fled' Zimbabwe with the help of angels
by | Saturday, January 13, 2018

Jonathan Moyo 'fled' Zimbabwe with the help of angels

Zimbabwean correctional services authorities are reportedly seeking President Emmerson Mnangagwa's consent to pardon at least 2 000 inmates in-order to ease congestion in the country's overloaded prisons. Gra...More..

Palestinians Fire Back at Trump's Threat to Cut Off Aid
by | Saturday, January 13, 2018

Palestinians Fire Back at Trump's Threat to Cut Off Aid

Since 2008, an average of 100 million dollars a year has been allocated to the security services of Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas. While Trump administration officials have said they expected a "cool...More..

Indian Army jawans injured during practice drill
by | Saturday, January 13, 2018

Indian Army jawans injured during practice drill

A video doing the rounds on social media, shows soldiers sliding down a rope from the helicopter. Two Army jawans were injured during slithering operation. In a freak incident, three jawans of the Indian Army...More..

Surfing Prius Rides Mudslide Wave Down Burbank Street
by | Saturday, January 13, 2018

Surfing Prius Rides Mudslide Wave Down Burbank Street

But a few hours later, his housemate came downstairs to tell him the neighborhood was being evacuated. A member of the Burbank Firefighters Local 778 filmed the footage of the vehicle careening down a street ...More..

Indian state of Tamil Nadu enters 7th day
by | Saturday, January 13, 2018

Indian state of Tamil Nadu enters 7th day

The protest started last week when state transport drivers stopped driving public buses demanding wage hike by the state government. "This will be provided before Pongal festival", he said. "The Tamil Nadu gove...More..

China has not done enough on issue of North Korea
by | Saturday, January 13, 2018

China has not done enough on issue of North Korea

North and South Korea held their first talks in two years on Tuesday. "I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un", Trump said, during a Wall Street Journal interview, of the leader whom he p...More..

Stephen Miller Joins Tucker to Talk Immigration, Contentious CNN Interview
by | Saturday, January 13, 2018

Stephen Miller Joins Tucker to Talk Immigration, Contentious CNN Interview

Tapper then got personal, telling Miller that "this is the reason they don't put you out on TV". Calling the book "a work of very poorly-written fiction" and Wolff a "a garbage author of a garbage book", Mil...More..

HUD Awards Nearly $23.8 Million to Wisconsin Homeless Programs
by | Saturday, January 13, 2018

HUD Awards Nearly $23.8 Million to Wisconsin Homeless Programs

California would receive the largest portion of the funds at $383 million. These Continuums of Care will report these one-night "point-in-time counts" later in the year and will form the basis of HUD's 2018 n...More..

PM Modi to meet economists, sectoral experts on January 10
by | Saturday, January 13, 2018

PM Modi to meet economists, sectoral experts on January 10

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Wednesday said the government will now focus on raising the incomes of farmers. "So we need to shift our focus to productivity, lowering costs, increasing efficiency, and...More..

What is human trafficking?
by | Saturday, January 13, 2018

What is human trafficking?

Going forward Coles says, "Human trafficking is a human rights issue, its a public safety issue, and it's a public health issue". Training sessions will also include instruction to truckers on how to spot "te...More..

Chinese Authorities Demolish Evangelical Church in Crack Down
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Chinese Authorities Demolish Evangelical Church in Crack Down

Witnesses and overseas activists say paramilitary People's Armed Police forces used excavators and dynamite on Tuesday to destroy the Golden Lampstand Church in the city of Linfen, southern Shanxi province. Pat...More..

FIRs Being Used To Strong Arm Journalists, Says Mamata Banerjee
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

FIRs Being Used To Strong Arm Journalists, Says Mamata Banerjee

Speaking at the University of Calcutta after being decorated with a higher doctorate degree during its convocation ceremony, Banerjee said: "Intolerance is rising in the country". Petitioners also argue that se...More..

United States deploys B-2 stealth bombers to Guam
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

United States deploys B-2 stealth bombers to Guam

The Andersen base, which is the United States strategic point in the Asia-Pacific region, now has B-1 bombers. Guam has been a key USA territory for military might in Asia since World War II. Military experts...More..

British PM's cabinet reshuffle marred by resignation
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

British PM's cabinet reshuffle marred by resignation

The idea is to promote new figures from Conservative Party and convey impression that, despite disastrous last months , Theresa May continues to command and be authoritative. Labour has started the new year ...More..

Russian man smashes into store with tank, steals wine
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Russian man smashes into store with tank, steals wine

He stole the APC from a "motorsport training ground" near Apatity, Russia . According to Russian news site hibinform .ru, a 29-year-old man, who has not been named, stole an armoured vehicle from a military...More..

'Christmas pot' couple arrested again on I-80
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

'Christmas pot' couple arrested again on I-80

Authorities told the York News-Times they found almost 60 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $336,000, after making a traffic stop December 19 on Interstate 80 near Bradshaw. But the deputy talked to Patri...More..

Millions of Catholics join Black Nazarene procession in Philippines
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Millions of Catholics join Black Nazarene procession in Philippines

In a separate advisory released Wednesday evening, the Supreme Court (SC) announced that Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has also suspended work in the SC, the Court of Appeals (CA), and the Trial Courts of ...More..

Pakistan's suspension of defense, intelligence cooperation with USA backed by experts
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Pakistan's suspension of defense, intelligence cooperation with USA backed by experts

Over the last two days, Pakistan's top civil-military leadership has been briefing worldwide envoys on counter-terrorism efforts taken by the country in the last 16 years. On 6th January, Kashmiris observed ano...More..

United Nations can't make Hindi an official language: Sushma Swaraj
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

United Nations can't make Hindi an official language: Sushma Swaraj

He said Hindi was an official language and not a national language and there was no need to make it an official language at the UN. According to the UN rules, support of two-third member countries (129 nation...More..

Trump's 'Fake News' Awards Tweet Leads To Internet Outrage
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Trump's 'Fake News' Awards Tweet Leads To Internet Outrage

Trump also took aim at North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his tweet storm on Wednesday morning. Of course, this is far from the first time the president has announced his plan to attack the " fake news...More..

Stoke want Espanyol's Sanchez Flores
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Stoke want Espanyol's Sanchez Flores

O'Neill, who has yet to officially sign his two-year contract extension with the FAI, is believed to have spoken to the Premier League club about a return to club management, and his assistant Roy Keane has ...More..

Airbus China Appoints New CEO, Chairman
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Airbus China Appoints New CEO, Chairman

The Airbus planes are manufactured by France , with production and manufacturing facilities in Germany, Spain, China, the United Kingdom and the U.S. "The industrial cooperation between Airbus and China and it...More..

Britain 'could join trade group on other side of planet after Brexit'
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Britain 'could join trade group on other side of planet after Brexit'

It would be the first TPP member that does not have a coast on the Pacific Ocean or South China Sea. The Pacific is 4,500 miles from London. The trade group is struggling to get going after losing its lar...More..

Lalu aides in jail to 'serve' him? RJD denies charge
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Lalu aides in jail to 'serve' him? RJD denies charge

Meanwhile, during the hearing, Lalu requested the court to provide chuda-dahi in the jail on Makar Sankranti on which the court assured him that it will be arranged. Transporters/suppliers Tripurari Mohan Prasa...More..

U.S. sees India as leading power in Indo-Pacific region: Kenneth
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

U.S. sees India as leading power in Indo-Pacific region: Kenneth

The remarks by the American diplomat closely follow the Donald Trump administration's statement on January 8, that said it is not considering the proposal that would have caused a mass deportation of foreig...More..

Chinese Frigate, Unidentified Submarine Enter Japan-Claimed Waters Near Senkaku Islands
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Chinese Frigate, Unidentified Submarine Enter Japan-Claimed Waters Near Senkaku Islands

Japan has complained to China after a pair of the country's vessels sailed this week near disputed islands in the East China Sea. Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe say it's a fresh start for China and Japan. While in...More..

Turkey summons U.S. charge d'affaires over Syria
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Turkey summons U.S. charge d'affaires over Syria

The de-escalation zones were set up last September in an effort to scale back the conflict. In 2016, the YPG-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) pushed the Islamic State out of Manbij-a town on the western...More..