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Bush 41 calls Trump a 'blowhard'; White House strikes back

And if you talk to those around him, they have confidence in his leadership. Previously, Bush had not commented publicly about his thoughts on the Trump era, other than reports he considered the 45th President's inauguration speech was, "some weird s-t". Read More »

LG's decision would prevail in disputes: SC


The SC then asked these petitioners to intervene in the main petition which challenges the validity of demonetisation and which is pending before a five-judge bench. "We think it appropriate that the writ petitioners shall file interlocutory pleas in the pending writ petition... before the Constitution bench", the court said. Read More »

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile targeting main airport


Yemen, Saudi Arabia's southern neighbour, has been ripped apart by a war between the Saudi-backed government of president Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and Huthi rebels backed by Iran. A cholera outbreak has claimed more than 2,100 lives in Yemen since April as hospitals struggle to secure supplies amid a coalition air and sea blockade. Read More »

Iraqi Forces Recapture More Territory from ISIS in Anbar


Al-Zawbaei went on to point out that Iraqi ground forces were receiving air support from USA -led coalition warplanes, which, he said, had succeeded in destroying "many" ISIS sites in western Anbar. The Iraqis, with the support of the global coalition, have now liberated almost all of the territory once held by ISIS in Iraq, they said. A US-led worldwide coalition has also been bombing ISIS and supporting ground allies on both sides of the frontier said the militant group now has a few ... Read More »

Linking Aadhaar with Mobile, Center sets new deadline of February 6th 2018


The bench, however, refrained from staying the Centre's move of making Aadhaar linking mandatory, leaving such decisions to the constitution bench that will hear a challenge to the Aadhaar scheme's constitutionality. In a report by the Times of India , this order comes in the wake of the Lok Niti Foundation case, where the SC, according to a previous report , is said to have made the linking mandatory. Read More »

Two men and 12-yr-old boy shot near Chicago Starbucks


The 12-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the groin and was being treated at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago where he was listed in good condition according to police. The 12-year-old and the 24-year-old were waiting for Watkins in the Starbucks when the gunman, clad in a ski mask, opened fire, Buslisk said. "I grabbed my wife and kind of pushed her down and said, 'Shots!' Then there were three more, nearly within a few seconds", said Mike Swaiko, a witness. Read More »

Corruption is the only identity of Congress: PM Modi


He said this was not the Congress of Mahatma Gandhi "but of corruption, dynasty politics and casteism". He asked the people in Himachal Pradesh to elect a BJP government to change the fortunes and get rid of the Congress "misrule". There are five monsters in Himachal Pradesh which we need to get rid off. "You have a chance to say goodbye to those who looted you", Modi said, promising "a magnificent, divine Himachal " under the BJP rule. Read More »

Kidde Recalls 38 Million Fire Extinguishers


The CPSC says one person has died while trying to fight a fire with a faulty Kidde extinguisher. The recall involves two styles of Kidde fire extinguishers: Plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers . Read More »

Judge 'orders arrest' of Catalonia's ousted leader Carles Puigdemont


Puigdemont's lawyer in Belgium said his client would stay away from Spain while the political climate was "not good"; but he would cooperate with the courts. Ninety percent of voters were in favor of separating from Spain. Another, Santi Vila, who stepped down from the Catalan cabinet before a unilateral declaration of independence last Friday and has since then been pushing for a negotiated solution with the government, was granted bail of €50,000. Read More »

His Name Is George Papadopoulos … No, The Other One

Papadopoulos was living in London when he joined the Trump campaign as an adviser in March, according to a 14-page statement of offense signed by Mueller released Monday. It's unclear how frequently Papadopoulos was in contact with the campaign officials. The indictment makes no mention of Russia's role, which Mr Peskov said showed that "Russia isn't part of it". Read More »

Elizabeth Warren admits the Democratic Party was rigged against Bernie Sanders


Former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile revealed groundbreaking information Thursday regarding the workings of the party during the 2016 election and nomination process. An excerpt from the book describes the shocking extent to which Hillary Clinton [VIDEO ] and her team had "taken over" the DNC before she won the presidential nomination. Read More »

London taxi jumps curb and hits pedestrians, prompting mass panic


Photos have appeared on social media of the black cab on the pavement after it hit a number of pedestrians. The driver stopped at the scene and has been detained, police said. Officers and the other emergency services attended the scene. "#CoventGarden people down under taxi". Two others were treated for minor injuries at the scene, while the fourth received medical checks. Read More »

Bills make last-second trade for Panthers receiver Kelvin Benjamin


Benjamin, selected 28th overall in the 2014 draft, leads the Panthers with 475 receiving yards. The third-rounder the Bills sent to the Panthers is an original Buffalo pick, while the seventh-rounder was acquired from the Los Angeles Chargers last July in exchange for quarterback Cardale Jones. Read More »

Clashes around parliament as Iraqi Kurdish leader steps down


Kurdish presidential elections that were due in November have been postponed indefinitely. The referendum on support for independence held in September has since left the region increasingly isolated. He became president of the region in 2005 after the 2003 US -led invasion of Iraq. The US also welcomes the recent decision from Iraqi Prime Minister Gaider al-Abadi to begin a new dialogue with the KRG, she noted. Read More »

Tony Podesta steps down from lobbying group amid Mueller investigation


What he know (s) about Crooked Dems is earth shattering. "He and his brother [John Podesta] could Drain The Swamp, which would be yet another campaign promise fulfilled", Trump tweeted. Manafort worked for the Party of Regions, a pro-Russia Ukrainian political party whose president, Viktor Yanukovych, ruled Ukraine between 2010 and 2014. Read More »

At Least 5 Injured When Box Truck Driver Mows Down Pedestrians


The guy with the two guns, for some reason, was running around. Police officers and ambulances swamped the area, in front of a park and next to a school as sirens wailed continuously and helicopters roared through the sky. At least two bodies could be seen lying motionless on the path beneath tarps near mangled bicycles. The FBI has joined the New York City Police Department in investigating the incident. Read More »

Sarah Sanders Slams the Press for Being 'Completely Obsessed With' Mueller Investigation


Both the Manafort charges and the Papadopoulos case are part of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with the foreign power to win the election. "There are no activities or official capacity in which the Trump campaign was engaged in any of these activities". She reiterated that the "real collusion scandal" involves the Clinton campaign, Fusion GPS and Russian Federation working to "smear" Trump. Read More »

Nationals Hire Dave Martinez As New Manager


His new contract is for three years with an option for a fourth year. Martinez played 16 season as an outfielder in the majors, for the Cubs, Expos, Reds, Giants, White Sox, Rays, Blue Jays, and Braves. The Nationals won the NL East by 20 games this season, but were ousted in five games in the National League Division Series by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Read More »

Tony Podesta leaves lobbying firm amid Robert Mueller probe


Mueller III's investigation into Russian election interference. Tony Podesta , a Democratic power lobbyist, announced to colleagues Monday that he is stepping down amid a series of indictments that cast a shadow on work his firm had done with Paul Manafort that may have benefited a Ukrainian regime friendly to the Kremlin. Read More »