Brexit 'used data mined from Facebook'

Christopher Wylie, a former employee of Cambridge Analytica, said the data-mining company that helped organize the campaigns for the Leave campaign paid hundreds of thousands of pounds to a related firm, Aggregate IQ Data Services. "A number of witne... More..

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Trump White House Hires 22-Year-Old Former Disney Channel Star
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Trump White House Hires 22-Year-Old Former Disney Channel Star

Sunshine's appointment continues Trump's recent hiring from the television ranks, according to The Hill. And she's been selfie-ing in Washington, D.C. She made her acting breakthrough in the 2010 movie Marma...More..

Iceland leaders to snub W' Cup
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Iceland leaders to snub W' Cup

Concerns the fall-out from the Skripal poisoning affair could spill over into the World Cup increased on Monday as Iceland announced its leaders would follow the UK's lead in boycotting the FIFA World Cup i...More..

Donald Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Donald Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin

Shulkin", Gidley said . They said an undersecretary at the Department of Defense, Robert Wilkie, will be the acting secretary. He was appointed as physician to the president by President Barack Obama in 2013...More..

Mega Millions jackpot grows to estimated $502 million
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Mega Millions jackpot grows to estimated $502 million

Players have to grab their $2 tickets by 10:45 p.m.to be eligible. Mega Millions says it's only the fourth time the pot has surpassed the $500 million mark. No one has one the Mega Millions jackpot since J...More..

US, South Korea reach agreement on trade, steel tariffs
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

US, South Korea reach agreement on trade, steel tariffs

South Korea is the first to get the USA to exclude duties on steel. Before the negotiating round, Trump hinted the US might withdraw troops from South Korea if it doesn't get a satisfactory overhaul of the trad...More..

by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Amit Shah on Karnataka tour from today, to visit Lingayat mutts

BJP President Amit Shah today maintained that the Siddaramaiah government's move to accord separate religious minority status to Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats was aimed at preventing B S Yeddyurappa f...More..

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) to File Bill Legalizing Hemp
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) to File Bill Legalizing Hemp

As with marijuana , many states have defied those federal laws, and some vendors have been in the crosshairs of local police agencies specifically for selling CBD oil. A team with U of L's Conn Center for Re...More..

by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Dozens feared dead in Russian Federation shopping mall fire

Svetlana Petrenko, a spokeswoman for the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, the country's equivalent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, told the news agency TASS that 16 people remained m...More..

What Trump's new national security adviser means for Iran and North Korea
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

What Trump's new national security adviser means for Iran and North Korea

An internal investigation into the leak is underway, said a White House official who - like others interviewed about the announcement and the White House shakeup - demanded anonymity to discuss internal m...More..

Suspicious packages received at military installations
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Suspicious packages received at military installations

An X-ray of the package indicated a suspected Global Positioning System and a fuse. The FBI has confirmed that they responded to multiple DC military installations on Monday after they got reports about tho...More..

Latest Forecast: Snow Ends As Another Storm Approaches
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Latest Forecast: Snow Ends As Another Storm Approaches

Clouds will gradually increase and thicken as the afternoon progresses, and some light rain will approach from the west late this afternoon ahead of a warm front, the leading edge of the warmer air we look to e...More..

'False information, unfounded conspiracy theories': Cambridge Analytica rejects whistleblower's testimony
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

'False information, unfounded conspiracy theories': Cambridge Analytica rejects whistleblower's testimony

Asked about the links between various Leave campaigns in the run-up to the European Union referendum, Mr Wylie said: "I am absolutely convinced that there was a common plan and common goal with Vote Leave, BeLe...More..

Steve Smith, David Warner, Cameron Bancroft likely to get sanctioned
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Steve Smith, David Warner, Cameron Bancroft likely to get sanctioned

In fact, there have been plenty of examples of Test cricketers finding ways of getting an unfair advantage, among them ball tampering . Steve Smith and his deputy, David Warner , are now facing one-year ban...More..

Census Will Ask Who Is A Citizen
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Census Will Ask Who Is A Citizen

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Trump administration over a decision to include a citizenship question on the upcoming U.S. "It is long settled that all person...More..

RIA: Moscow to Respond Appropriately to US Expulsion of Russian Envoys
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

RIA: Moscow to Respond Appropriately to US Expulsion of Russian Envoys

The United States said on Monday it would expel 60 Russian diplomats, joining governments across Europe in punishing the Kremlin for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain that they have bl...More..

Israeli warplanes hit Hamas in Gaza overnight
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Israeli warplanes hit Hamas in Gaza overnight

There was no comment from the Palestinian authorities on the report. A spokesman for the Hamas-run interior ministry in Gaza said its border measures were "temporary" and had been imposed as part of a man...More..

Pakistan's envoy Sohail Mahmood likely to return to India today
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Pakistan's envoy Sohail Mahmood likely to return to India today

Mr Mahmood, who had gone to Pakistan, fueling media speculation about his being recalled by Pakistan government, returned here on Thursday night, hours before Pakistan celebrates its National Day. Stating that ...More..

March for Our Lives: St. Louis rallies against gun violence
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

March for Our Lives: St. Louis rallies against gun violence

The rally is being planned by Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students, others involved with their #NeverAgain movement, Everytown for Gun Safety , Giffords Courage and other organizations and supporters....More..

Stormy Daniles interview to be broadcast on '60 Minutes'
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Stormy Daniles interview to be broadcast on '60 Minutes'

Avenatti is representing Stephanie Clifford , otherwise known as Stormy Daniels , who is suing Trump over a nondisclosure agreement she argues is void. Michael Avenatti , attorney and spokesman for Stormy ...More..

Trump's China tariffs risk backfiring on United States business
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Trump's China tariffs risk backfiring on United States business

China's ambassador to the US, Cui Tiankai, said that China would use "all necessary measures" to retaliate. China released a list of potential trade targets, threatening to place a 25 percent tariff on ...More..

Toy R Us delays liquidation sales
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Toy R Us delays liquidation sales

Larian this week set up a GoFundMe page with the lofty goal of raising $1 billion in crowdfunding by May , led by his own initial donation of $200 million. However, one potential wrinkle is that some third-par...More..

Thousands march for gun control in US
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Thousands march for gun control in US

About 30 gun-rights supporters staged a counter-demonstration in front of the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters in Washington , D.C., standing quietly with signs such as "Armed Victims Live Longer" ...More..

Protests in Catalonia after independence leaders detained
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Protests in Catalonia after independence leaders detained

Altogether 25 separatists have been charged variously with sedition, rebellion, embezzlement and other crimes. Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont left Finland before authorities could act on a Sp...More..

Rajya Sabha voting begins
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Rajya Sabha voting begins

While, Rajya Sabha 33 seats witnessed no election, 26 went to polls on Friday. She also extended her gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi , BJP National President Amit Shah and Chief Minister Dr Raman...More..

OPT: Palestinian child activist Ahed Tamimi sentenced to 8 months in prison
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

OPT: Palestinian child activist Ahed Tamimi sentenced to 8 months in prison

Tamimi's lawyer, Gaby Lasky, said the sentence would include four months already served and a fine of 5,000 shekels (£1,017). Following the sentencing, Ahed told reporters that there is "no justice under ...More..

Two killed by bomb in 'attempted assassination' of Alexandria security chief
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Two killed by bomb in 'attempted assassination' of Alexandria security chief

She wrote that she was mocked by police officers who ignored or did not listen to a recording of the interview which she said supported her story. A bomb placed under a vehicle has exploded in Egypt's secon...More..

150 short-finned pilot whales died in mass Australia beaching
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

150 short-finned pilot whales died in mass Australia beaching

The carcasses are being removed and authorities are taking DNA samples in a bid to understand why the whales beached. 'Rescue operations will be hampered by deteriorating weather conditions and we need to ens...More..

Ex-Playmate says Donald Trump offered to pay her after sex
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Ex-Playmate says Donald Trump offered to pay her after sex

McDougal , who was Playmate of the Year in 1998, is suing the publisher to get out of an agreement which she says forbids her from talking about her 10-month affair with Trump . McDougal apologised Melan...More..

French police free Nicolas Sarkozy after questioning
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

French police free Nicolas Sarkozy after questioning

Sarkozy's conservative Les Republicains party made no immediate comment after he was placed under formal investigation. The judicial authorities say Sarkozy has denied all allegations. Takieddine for years...More..