• No hurricane aid for Texas city residents who boycott Israel
No hurricane aid for Texas city residents who boycott Israel

The law is limited in scope to companies, however - and the city has not explained why it would apply to all applicants for grants, which are open to people rebuilding both homes and businesses. "Anti-Israel politics are anti-Texas policies, and we will not tolerate such actions against an important ally". Earlier this month, the ACLU filed a...

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  • Solange Knowles says the hair salon is her 'safe haven'
Solange Knowles says the hair salon is her 'safe haven'

In the case of the latter, we've been especially blessed by her most recent comeback that centers around a simple statement: don't touch her hair. With this in mind, we're not sure why Evening Standard chose to erase Solange's halo, but we hope they got the memo to never touch her hair again.

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  • Are bots behind Rahul Gandhi's surging Twitter popularity? Congress disagrees
Are bots behind Rahul Gandhi's surging Twitter popularity? Congress disagrees

As per the report, the tweet quickly reached 20,000 retweets and now has touched 30,000. When asked about this apparent inorganic spike Divya Spandana/ Ramya, the new Congress chief of Social Media and Digital communications wrote back, "On Twitter one tweets and what happens after that is not in our control".

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  • Catalan leader accuses Spain of 'worst attack' since Franco
Catalan leader accuses Spain of 'worst attack' since Franco

Spain's national prosecutor's office told CNN it is preparing to file charges of rebellion if Catalan authorities declare a declaration of independence. He is proposing that the powers of Catalan officials be taken over by central government ministers. Mr Rajoy's government is activating a previously untapped constitutional article to take contro...

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  • President Trump to allow JFK assassination files to be released
President Trump to allow JFK assassination files to be released

The remaining files include more than 3,000 documents never seen by the public, as well as more than 30,000 files that were previously released with redactions. Gerald Posner, author of the book Case Closed , which argues that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the assassination, told CNN the most revealing files to be released involve circumstan...

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  • Ardern to lead New Zealand liberal government
Ardern to lead New Zealand liberal government

Minutes after Ardern was confirmed as New Zealand's new PM, Berejiklian took to Twitter and Facebook to invite Kiwis to move to NSW to experience the state's "great infrastructure" and "growing economy". The Green Party ratified the deal late Thursday. While Labour and the Greens share many priorities, some in the new coalition may be looking ner...

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  • India rout Pakistan 4-0, face Malaysia in Asia Cup hockey final
India rout Pakistan 4-0, face Malaysia in Asia Cup hockey final

India kept the possession well throughout the third quarter and dictated play as cracks began to open up in the defensive line of their arch rivals. But yesterday, they played an attacking and more jovial brand of hockey and literally, pummelled the Malaysian team in the first three quarters, leading 5-0 with 15 minutes to go in the match.

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  • Storm Brian set to batter United Kingdom with heavy rain and 70mph winds
Storm Brian set to batter United Kingdom with heavy rain and 70mph winds

These are expected to coincide with high tides, leading to locally unsafe conditions in coastal parts'. Weatherquest forecaster Adam Dury said: "The weather bomb actually happened on Thursday night but we won't see the stormy conditions until the early hours of Saturday".

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  • UEFA drags Everton to court over player's attack
UEFA drags Everton to court over player's attack

With Anthony Lopes in possession of the ball, Williams clattered into the away goalkeeper and bundled him into the ground; instigating anger from the Lyon players. But you need to control yourself". After just six minutes, Nabil Fekir scored a penalty for Lyon , and the French side had an excellent chance to double their lead but Memphis Dep...

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  • Pennsylvania's unemployment rate declines to 4.8 percent in September, report says
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate declines to 4.8 percent in September, report says

A separate survey of employers showed seasonally adjusted non-farm payrolls rose by 10,300 in September to a record high above 5.97 million. Seven supersectors in the commonwealth added jobs over the year. The changes to the number of unemployed and the unemployment rate were statistically significant in the seasonally-adjusted series. Nationally...

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  • Russia Agrees To Israeli Demand For Anti-Iran Buffer Zone In Syria
Russia Agrees To Israeli Demand For Anti-Iran Buffer Zone In Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Israel aims "to prevent Hezbollah or the Iranian forces from getting stronger in Syria , especially in obtaining sensitive weapons, and to prevent Iran from establishing military presence in general throughout Syria".

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  • US Secretary to discuss economy, joint efforts against terrorism during Pakistan visit
US Secretary to discuss economy, joint efforts against terrorism during Pakistan visit

Xi said that China had now "become a great power in the world", and that the Chinese growth under Communist rule had given "a new choice" to other developing countries. "It's time to expand transparent, high standard regional lending mechanisms - tools that will actually help nations instead of saddling them with mounting debt", he added.

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  • Oklahoma granted REAL ID extension through October 2018
Oklahoma granted REAL ID extension through October 2018

The extension will prevent Minnesotans from running into problems when the next phase of Real ID enforcement begins at airports on January 22. The Motor Vehicles Division will seek another extension to give it more time to reach full compliance, officials said.

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  • Donald Trump tumbles in Forbes rich list
Donald Trump tumbles in Forbes rich list

The combined worth of these 400 people who built their fortune in the U.S.is about $2.7 trillion, up from the $2.4 trillion amassed past year. Richard DeVos' net worth is valued at $5.1 billion and is ranked No. The value of Trump's golf properties in Miami, Ireland and Scotland also have decreased, according to the magazine, which said "would-be g...

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  • North Korea warns U.S. of 'unimaginable strike' on USA vessel
North Korea warns U.S. of 'unimaginable strike' on USA vessel

The group warned that warmongers in the US and South Korea must not forget that North Korea will carry out self-defense moves at any time, warning of the highest level of strong responses to the ongoing military drills between Seoul and Washington .

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  • LEGO Women of NASA set release date and pricing info
LEGO Women of NASA set release date and pricing info

Roman, an American astronomer who was one of the first executives at NASA . LEGO announced by Facebook on Wednesday that the Women of NASA set, started by the LEGO Ideas where fans can submit set designs for the company to make and sell, will have 231 pieces and be best for those ages 10 and up.

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  • Suspect in deadly Maryland shooting sought in connection with Del. shooting
Suspect in deadly Maryland shooting sought in connection with Del. shooting

He did not explain Prince's exact association with the business. Police say a shooting on Wednesday morning in Wilmington, Delaware has been linked to the killings of three people at an office park in Maryland. CBS Baltimore reports he was charged in DE with 15 burglaries in the early 2000s, for which he served two years in prison. "They had a l...

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  • Man accused of kicking officers while being arrested in Colorado Springs
Man accused of kicking officers while being arrested in Colorado Springs

Neighbor Gilbert Macias told The Gazette of Colorado Springs that he often saw the younger brother and sister playing outside when he got home from work. Police said that Murphy was across the street watching the white Ford Explorer burn. Murphy looked down when the judge addressed him. Lt. Howard Black of Colorado Springs Police said one suspe...

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  • Locked in embrace: Fil-Am hiker and friend found dead
Locked in embrace: Fil-Am hiker and friend found dead

According to a previous release from the National Park Service , Nguyen and Orbeso entered the park at 6:45 a.m. on July 27, and have not been seen or heard from since. I am proud to be his father and his kindness will live on in me and those who knew him best. Eventually, he noticed items of clothing, water bottles and food wrappers.

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  • Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs will build new smart city development in Toronto
Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs will build new smart city development in Toronto

TORONTO-One of Google's sister companies will help build a high-tech neighbourhood on Toronto's waterfront. It will combine forward-thinking urban design and new digital technology to create people-centred neighbourhoods that achieve precedent-setting levels of sustainability, affordability, mobility, and economic opportunity.

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  • At least seven killed, several wounded in Pakistan blast
At least seven killed, several wounded in Pakistan blast

The nature of blast is yet to be ascertained. The injured have been shifted to Quetta's Civil Hospital where an emergency has been imposed. Security forces have reached the location and cordoned off the area, and a security sweep is underway, he said.

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  • Anthony Scaramucci responds to Twitter backlash over Holocaust tweet
Anthony Scaramucci responds to Twitter backlash over Holocaust tweet

Arthur Schwartz, Scaramucci's friend who has previously been quoted as his PR rep, also took issue with the poll in a number of tweets. Laifer followed up with additional tweets, explaining his intent with the poll and apologizing "if anyone was offended" by it.

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  • Trump doubles down on false claim about Obama and Gold Star families
Trump doubles down on false claim about Obama and Gold Star families

Eric Holder , President Obama's former attorney-general, called on Mr Trump to tell the truth. Trump was asked on Monday why he had not yet commented on the deaths of four USA soldiers who were ambushed during a mission in Niger on October 4.

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  • Last Sri Lanka T20I to be played in Lahore, reiterates Sethi
Last Sri Lanka T20I to be played in Lahore, reiterates Sethi

Doubts about the game being held in Lahore have emerged after 40 Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) contracted players, including most of the current squad , wrote a letter to SLC President Thialnga Sumathipala asking for a change of venue. Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka in the second ODI by 32 runs of the five-match series in Abu Dhabi. Sri Lanka Cr...

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  • N. Korea Criticizes Deployment of US Military Assets to Korean Peninsula
N. Korea Criticizes Deployment of US Military Assets to Korean Peninsula

The EU said the new steps were taken because of the "persistent threat to worldwide peace and stability" posed by North Korea's government. Fears over the potential outbreak of World War 3 have reached an all-time high, with Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un trading insults and threats .

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  • US Supreme Court to review Microsoft email privacy case
US Supreme Court to review Microsoft email privacy case

Further, the DOJ's efforts create a conflict with regional data privacy laws affecting cloud and online services providers. The Supreme Court will review whether U.S. Already, Google Inc. and Yahoo, acquired by Verizon Communications Inc., have stopped complying with search warrants for emails and other user data stored outside the country, the J...

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  • Taliban rejects freed Canadian captive's allegations of murder, rape
Taliban rejects freed Canadian captive's allegations of murder, rape

Coleman was in her third trimester at the time of their kidnapping, and had four children while in captivity - three of whom survived. The kidnappers managed to escape, the security official added, saying the troops wouldn't fire at the fleeing captors for fear of harming the hostages.

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  • Hertha Berlin 'Take A Knee' before Schalke match
Hertha Berlin 'Take A Knee' before Schalke match

The starting line-up, substitutes, chief executive Michael Preetz, chief coach Pal Dardai and the training staff all knelt down prior to kick-off in a show of support for the actions being taken predominantly by National Football League players in the United States.

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  • Hamas, Fatah Ink Deal on Palestinian Reconciliation
Hamas, Fatah Ink Deal on Palestinian Reconciliation

Israeli site Haaretz quoted a Palestinian source as saying that both sides were keen to avoid undermining the deal, which came following years of tensions after Hamas' 2007 takeover of control in Gaza. "We must make this clear, because there will be new global pressure on Israel to renew negotiations with the PA following the agreement". Accordin...

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  • Gujarat poll before Dec 18, Himachal Pradesh to vote on November 9
Gujarat poll before Dec 18, Himachal Pradesh to vote on November 9

A K Joti said that there will be a single-phase election in Himachal Pradesh. As part of the BJP's high-pitch election campaign, Modi is expected to visit Bhat village near Gandhinagar next week where he may make major announcements to woo voters who are reportedly unhappy with steps taken by the governments in the Centre and the state.

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