Floodwaters threaten Paris, closing roads, tunnels, cellars

Water levels by the central Austerlitz Bridge had reached 5.72 meters by midday Saturday, according to the official Vigicrues flood agency website. "Flooding is a natural phenomenon; it becomes a catastrophe because we humans have put ourselves and... More..

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Trump says new tariffs will spur jobs, won't spark a trade war
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Trump says new tariffs will spur jobs, won't spark a trade war

The Trump administration has blamed the five-year-old deal for the growing USA trade deficit with South Korea. "I think everyone has seen that it's precisely the United States' unilateralist methods, and th...More..

Central Intelligence Agency warns North Korea 'will not rest' with nuclear tests
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Central Intelligence Agency warns North Korea 'will not rest' with nuclear tests

He said Kim was likely prepared to use both nuclear and conventional military forces for "coercive" purposes with the intent of reunifying the divided Korean peninsula under his autocratic regime. "Trump "was n...More..

Trump the populist descends on globalist Davos
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Trump the populist descends on globalist Davos

Trump didn't say when the state visit would be rescheduled. "The group criticized Trump, saying he "stands for racism, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, sexism, hostility towards women, warfare, denial of climate ...More..

Total lunar eclipse on Jan 31
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Total lunar eclipse on Jan 31

This year the moon appears Super blue blood moon . First lunar eclipse of the year to be visible on 31st January 2018 in India. Those of us on the east coast will be able to see it, too, but it will be a p...More..

Officer shot and killed north of Denver; suspect at large
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Officer shot and killed north of Denver; suspect at large

The Colorado Police Officers Foundation identified the deputy as Heath Gumm, 32, on its website, asking for donations for his family. Deputy Zackari Parrish died after a 37-year-old man barricaded himself...More..

Uganda President: 'I Love Trump'
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Uganda President: 'I Love Trump'

Kampala shied away from the chorus of indignation from African countries after Donald Trump threw the offensive jibe at the continent and Haiti while speaking at a bipartisan meeting in the White House nearly t...More..

CIA: North Korea moving 'ever closer' to putting U.S. at risk
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

CIA: North Korea moving 'ever closer' to putting U.S. at risk

The US is anxious that North Korea's expanding nuclear arsenal will trigger a global arms race, CIA Director Mike Pompeo has said . This could undermine the United Nations non-proliferation regime, and...More..

Stormy Daniels, porn star connected to Trump, coming to KC strip club
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Stormy Daniels, porn star connected to Trump, coming to KC strip club

At the Federal Election Commission , which often deadlocks along party lines, commissioners would have to vote to open a campaign-finance investigation. The group says the payment amounted to an unreported in-...More..

Jobless rates across upstate now top those of US
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Jobless rates across upstate now top those of US

Hancock County's unemployment rate was tied with Madison County for fifth-lowest rate in the state. While the state's unemployment remains below the national average, Maryland experienced job losses across all ...More..

Remembering 'father of South African jazz' Hugh Masekela
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Remembering 'father of South African jazz' Hugh Masekela

The song featured a jangling cowbell, a soaring trumpet solo and a melody written by actor-composer Philemon Hou. Though he fought against apartheid with his music performances, Masekela also participated in pr...More..

GOP senator claims to have informant alleging secret anti-Trump meetings
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

GOP senator claims to have informant alleging secret anti-Trump meetings

In a Tuesday morning tweet , the president suggested the five months' worth of missing text messages from the agent, Peter Strzok , is "one of the biggest stories on a long time". The texts between Strzok a...More..

Five missing after gas well explosion near Quinton
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Five missing after gas well explosion near Quinton

Enloe said no employees were transported to the hospital and one was treated for burns on the scene before refusing transportation. Several people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through the eastern ...More..

SC to hear plea of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh against release of 'Padmaavat'
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

SC to hear plea of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh against release of 'Padmaavat'

Madhya Pradesh, in its plea, has submitted that section 6 of the Cinematograph Act empowers the state to stop exhibition of any controversial movie on the grounds of possible violation of law and order. The cou...More..

CPI yet to decide on electoral alliance with Congress
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

CPI yet to decide on electoral alliance with Congress

While a party faction led by Prakash Karat had a clear edge in the Central Committee meeting, Yechury, who strongly backed the idea of putting up a joint fight with the Congress against the BJP in the next gene...More..

Six senior UKIP officials quit over Henry Bolton 'fiasco'
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Six senior UKIP officials quit over Henry Bolton 'fiasco'

Parker, meanwhile represents the East Midlands, which includes the rest of Lincolnshire. Ukip leader Henry Bolton has refused to resign, despite facing mounting pressure for him to do so. Henry Bolton, his le...More..

Canada to provide $12-million to humanitarian groups in Yemen
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Canada to provide $12-million to humanitarian groups in Yemen

The United Nations is calling for what it refers to as a record $2.96 billion aid for war-ravaged Yemen where Saudi airstrikes, looming starvation, and cholera have claimed the lives of thousands of people....More..

Palestinian backlash as Pence addresses Israel's Knesset
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Palestinian backlash as Pence addresses Israel's Knesset

Abbas will urge the European Union to take on a bigger role in trying to move peace efforts forward, declaring American "exclusivity and monopoly" in the process is over, Malki said . The brief remarks were ...More..

Sixteen People Were Injured in Train Accident in Australia
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Sixteen People Were Injured in Train Accident in Australia

Emergency services are on the scene. A NSW Ambulance spokesman told AAP they received a call with reports of multiple injuries after the train hit the buffer stop located at the end of the line. "It's a...More..

Trump hits out as USA government shuts down over failed budget talks
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Trump hits out as USA government shuts down over failed budget talks

Republicans and Democrats have traded blame for the government shutdown , which began at midnight Friday night, over the past few days after a last-ditch attempt on Friday to reach a deal between Schumer and T...More..

CJI Deepak Misra to hear PIL on CBI judge BH Loya's death
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

CJI Deepak Misra to hear PIL on CBI judge BH Loya's death

Earlier, two petitions were sought for an independent probe into the death of Judge Loya and it was earlier assigned to Justice Arun Mishra . Singh, who has been appearing for the Medical Council of India ...More..

Merkel says intensive talks with SPD lie ahead on coalition deal
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Merkel says intensive talks with SPD lie ahead on coalition deal

Before the ballot, party leadership offered a final plea to the disillusioned: this time, it'll be different. "But if you think we didn't do it well enough last time in terms of standing up for our positions, a...More..

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Name Their New Daughter, Chicago
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Name Their New Daughter, Chicago

West famously gave a shout out to "Chi city" in his 2009 song Homecoming. She has not yet revealed the baby's name. Kim is keen to make sure people are pronouncing the name correctly. The name choice ge...More..

Derrick Lewis Trolls Francis Ngannou After Loss To Stipe Miocic
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Derrick Lewis Trolls Francis Ngannou After Loss To Stipe Miocic

According to FightMetric, Miocic was successful with six of his 14 takedown attempts (42 percent), and used those to have one-sided advantages in control and total strikes against the 263-pound Ngannou, who had...More..

Tensions in Rohingya camps before return to Myanmar
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Tensions in Rohingya camps before return to Myanmar

Moreover, the situation back in Myanmar's Rakhine State has yet to be secure and congenial, prompting several foreign diplomats in Dhaka to reiterate yesterday their demands for safe, voluntary and dignified re...More..

Macron says 'special' United Kingdom deal possible
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Macron says 'special' United Kingdom deal possible

The French president said that while a special solution could be secured, full access to the single market without accepting its rules was "not feasible". "When I look at your debate it was too much favourable ...More..

Tim Hortons protests reach North Bay
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Tim Hortons protests reach North Bay

Organizers behind the protest campaign, dubbed Fight for $15 and Fairness, say the demonstrations planned at specific Tim Hortons franchises on Friday were not about the franchise owners themselves, but rather ...More..

India beat Pakistan to retain title
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

India beat Pakistan to retain title

Riyasat Khan and skipper Nisar Ali also played solid knocks of 48 and 47 respectively to take Pakistan total past 300 after they were put into bat by India. With this win, India has equalled arch-rival Pa...More..

India reiterates status quo not altered at Doklam
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

India reiterates status quo not altered at Doklam

India and China recently engaged in a 73-day standoff at the Doklam or Donglang region (洞朗), which is an area with a plateau and a valley, lying between Tibet's Chumbi Valley to the north, Bhutan's Ha Valle...More..

India slams Pakistan over continued violation of ceasefire
by | Sunday, January 21, 2018

India slams Pakistan over continued violation of ceasefire

We are keeping an eye on every situation. Talking to ANI , DDC Poonch Tariq Ahmed Zargar said, "We have chose to close the schools today keeping the security of children in mind". Earlier on Friday, in the...More..