Transgender candidate makes history with Vermont primary win

The potential of the first black woman representing CT in Congress. Both she and Nicholson ran as strong supporters of President Donald Trump . A Democrat has become the first transgender person to win a major U.S. The last time Vermont vote... More..

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Abadi cancels visit to Iran after sanctions decision
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Abadi cancels visit to Iran after sanctions decision

Iran will soon receive a second batch of 20 percent-enriched uranium which has been kept in Russian Federation under the 2015 nuclear deal and now will be used at the Tehran nuclear reactor, the spokesman for t...More..

Grand jury 'sick' over unpunished crimes
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Grand jury 'sick' over unpunished crimes

The Diocese of Erie added five names to its list August 14 and those names were not included in the grand jury report , said Bishop Persico. However, at least two instances uncovered by the jury's investi...More..

Prosecutors cast Manafort as a serial liar in closing remarks
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Prosecutors cast Manafort as a serial liar in closing remarks

On Wednesday, Manafort, wearing a blue suit and blue shirt, rose, along with everyone else on the courtroom as jurors took their seats. Special Assistant U.S. Downing also said the defense team was feeling "c...More..

After 17 days, killer whale lets dead newborn calf go
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

After 17 days, killer whale lets dead newborn calf go

But the center said J35 was seen Saturday afternoon just off its headquarters and "vigorously chased" salmon with her pod. Tahlequah captured nationwide attention after being spotted carrying her dead calf,...More..

Turkey lira crashes as Trump piles on pressure
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Turkey lira crashes as Trump piles on pressure

Some economists have suggested that capital controls may be imposed; these are limits on the money that can move in and out of a country. Markets are deeply concerned over the direction of domestic economic p...More..

Fame junkie Omarosa breaches White House security by releasing secret recording
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Fame junkie Omarosa breaches White House security by releasing secret recording

But, Trump answers that too, with his second tweet : "When Gen. Kelly came on board [as chief of staff] he told me she was a loser & nothing but problems". While writing the book, "three separate sources" h...More..

Imran Khan, Bilawal and others take oath as Pakistan National Assembly members
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Imran Khan, Bilawal and others take oath as Pakistan National Assembly members

President Mamnoon Hussain has already summoned the maiden session of National Assembly, the lower house, at 10 am in Parliament House. The election of the Prime Minister will be held after election of the new...More..

Zimbabwe: Opposition challenges election result in court
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Zimbabwe: Opposition challenges election result in court

The MDC accuses Mr Mnangagwa's ruling ZANU-PF party of rigging the vote, the first poll since long-time president Robert Mugabe was ousted in November. "In the alternative, we seek that there be another elect...More..

Kerala: Death toll rises to 26, CM calls emergency meeting
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Kerala: Death toll rises to 26, CM calls emergency meeting

As heavy rains continued to lash various parts of Kerala, two more shutters of the Cheruthoni Dam, part of the Idukki reservoir, were opened today as the water level touched 2,401 feet. Vijayan has already ...More..

Smoke from California wildfires reaches NY
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Smoke from California wildfires reaches NY

Smoke billowing from the destructive fires burning through California this summer has spread far beyond the Golden State - reaching the East Coast. Fire crews from Australia and more than 30 New Zealanders...More..

Seattle Airline Employee Steals Plane, Takes Off, Crashes
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Seattle Airline Employee Steals Plane, Takes Off, Crashes

There were no passengers aboard. "Pilots kept plane out of harm's way and people on ground safe", the sheriff said on Twitter . Ed Troyer, a spokesman for the Pierce County Sheriff's Department, said on Tw...More..

Air strikes kill schoolchildren in Yemen
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Air strikes kill schoolchildren in Yemen

Yemeni tribal elders told the Associated Press that the bus was hit as it passed through the Dahyan market and that it was transporting local civilians, including many school children. But the coalition denied...More..

Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada: An explainer
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada: An explainer

Riyadh shot back, lashing out at what it described as "a blatant interference in the Kingdom's domestic affairs, against basic global norms and all worldwide protocols". It has suspended scholarships for abou...More..

More demolition seen at North Korea rocket launching station
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

More demolition seen at North Korea rocket launching station

South Korea says a total of 35,000 tons of North Korean coal and pig iron worth $5.8 million illegally entered its ports previous year, in possible violations of United Nations sanctions. "This is all in North ...More..

Explainer: Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Explainer: Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada

Saudi Arabia suspended diplomatic ties and halted new trade dealings late Sunday following comments by Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland criticizing the kingdom for arrests of women's rights activists...More..

Congressman Chris Collins Arrested For Insider Trading
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Congressman Chris Collins Arrested For Insider Trading

He will be arraigned later Wednesday. Attorneys for Cameron Collins said, "We intend to mount a vigorous defense on behalf of our client". Collins's lawyers say they will clear Collins' "good name" and ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Takeaways from Day 6 of the Manafort Trial

He scoffed at the idea that Gates had repented for his actions, noting that prosecutors have said they won't oppose his bid for probation and getting him to acknowledge he had not repaid the money he had taken ...More..

Kellyanne Conway defends Trump's attacks on the media
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Kellyanne Conway defends Trump's attacks on the media

She correctly said no. "The president wants people to give information, news they can use", Conway said, suggesting that some reporters "say things on Twitter that they would not get away with in print". At t...More..

Audio Bulletin: Karunanidhi Death: Country mourns death of Dravidian politician
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Audio Bulletin: Karunanidhi Death: Country mourns death of Dravidian politician

After Annadurai's demise, V.R. Neduncheziyan was a natural choice for successor and was made the acting chief minister. In 1957, he was first elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly from the Kulithalai assembly ...More..