• Voters Wary of Trump, Confident in Economy
Voters Wary of Trump, Confident in Economy

According to the results, released Wednesday, 66 per cent of the respondents feel the USA economy is "excellent" or "good", while another 33 per cent said the economy was "not so good" or "poor". While more than half, 53 percent, of respondents considered Trump intelligent, 69 percent said he is not level-headed and 57 percent believe he is not f...

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  • May vows to scrap all plastic waste by 2042
May vows to scrap all plastic waste by 2042

However the plan is being criticised by charities and green groups who say the promises are not binding and can be abandoned whenever they become inconvenient. She is expected to say that the 2042 pledge to eliminate avoidable plastic waste , where it is "technologically, environmentally and economically practical" to do so, will be met through a ...

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  • Riots spark after eight-year-old raped and murdered in Kasur, Pakistan
Riots spark after eight-year-old raped and murdered in Kasur, Pakistan

Opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto termed the brutal rape and murder of the girl as "shocking and a slap on the face of Sharifdom (Sharif brothers)". A number of police officials have been transferred out of the region for failing to investigate complaints of missing children since 2015, when authorities uncovered w...

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  • Trump rails against FISA before vote-because it targeted his campaign
Trump rails against FISA before vote-because it targeted his campaign

Legislation to renew the program that allows spy agencies to conduct surveillance on foreign targets overseas passed the House 256-164 and now heads to the Senate . The White House came out against the amendment and for re-authorization on Wednesday, though President Trump appeared to oppose the measure in a tweet Thursday morning.

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  • Trump Administration Says States May Make Medicaid Recipients Work to Get Benefits
Trump Administration Says States May Make Medicaid Recipients Work to Get Benefits

The elderly , disabled , children and pregnant women would be excluded from the requirements. Besides employment, it can include job training, volunteering or caring for a close relative. "Among the adult Medicaid enrollees who were not working, most report major impediments to their ability to work including illness or disability or care...

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  • Julian Assange is made Ecuadorian citizen in effort to resolve impasse
Julian Assange is made Ecuadorian citizen in effort to resolve impasse

Mr Assange, 46, breached his bail conditions when he sought political refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy, while facing sexual assault allegations in Sweden . A statement by Assange's legal team said he was being held unlawfully. In addition to the aforementioned crimes, Assange was also charged and tried for the rape of two Swedish women.

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  • Triad forecast: Warmer weather on the way
Triad forecast: Warmer weather on the way

Today's high temperature likely will be a harbinger of warmer conditions in Forsyth County later this week, forecasters say. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Thursday: A 40 percent chance of snow before noon. "We are thinking there will be at least minor flooding of urban and poor drainage areas Friday into Saturday ", the service said.

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  • Transparency shines with Trump's immigration meet, Fusion GPS transcript release
Transparency shines with Trump's immigration meet, Fusion GPS transcript release

However, two sources close to Fusion GPS told NBC News that Simpson's testimony inaccurately conflated what he had been told, and that the human source was actually George Papadopoulos , the Trump campaign aide who has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller.

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  • Meghan Markle deletes social media accounts ahead of wedding
Meghan Markle deletes social media accounts ahead of wedding

Meghan, 36, joined her fiance to visit the Reprezent 107.3FM radio studios in Brixton, where station officials work with local youths by providing them with creative training in radio and broadcasting. Last year, she also ended her partnership with Canadian department store Reitman's for a fashion line. Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle du...

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  • Trump Tower fire injures 3
Trump Tower fire injures 3

Video footage showed several firefighters on the roof while smoke spewed out, Fox news reported . Trump commissioned architect Der Scutt to create an imposing, dominating structure that the Trump Tower website describes as "a world-famous testament of Mr Trump's grand vision".

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  • Modi govt posses threat to democracy: Jignesh Mevani
Modi govt posses threat to democracy: Jignesh Mevani

The police had earlier said that Mevani's request was "under consideration". An FIR has been filed against the organisers of "Elgaar Parishad" an event where Dalit leader and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU ) student leader Umar Khalid gave speech on December 31 in Pune.

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  • Kia Niro EV concept with 238-mile range debuts at 2018 CES
Kia Niro EV concept with 238-mile range debuts at 2018 CES

The all-electric Niro will use the same lithium-ion battery pack and electric motor as the Ioniq Electric , which provides an on-paper range of 174 miles. The vehicle also packs a new interactive lighting system, which is said to offer users and pedestrians an intuitive visual communication with the vehicle.

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  • Teacher handcuffed at school board meeting after bringing up salary
Teacher handcuffed at school board meeting after bringing up salary

A Louisiana teacher was handcuffed and escorted out of a school board meeting after she questioned the superintendent's $38,000 raise, according to KATC . At the meeting, the board approved a new three-year contract for the superintendent that includes a $38,000 raise based on performance. Requests for comment from Hargrave and Puyau were ...

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  • COOL VIDEO! Alligators poke their noses through ice to survive the cold
COOL VIDEO! Alligators poke their noses through ice to survive the cold

Alligators in North Carolina are dealing with the freezing temperatures by sticking their noses up through the ice to breathe. That's why, when a North Carolina park featuring gators froze over in recent days, they can be seen seemingly stuck in the ice.

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  • Deputy McCartney of Yelm Fatally Shot
Deputy McCartney of Yelm Fatally Shot

One white male was found dead at the scene but police are actively looking for another black male suspect who is believed to be armed and risky. McCartney was married and had three young sons, according to KOMO-TV . The shot cop died while undergoing surgery at a nearby hospital. He was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and a black bean...

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  • Labour leader Corbyn is patron of BDS group blacklisted by Israel
Labour leader Corbyn is patron of BDS group blacklisted by Israel

BDS, which stands for "boycott, divest and sanctions", aims to pressure Israel into complying with worldwide law vis-à-vis its policies toward the Palestinians. The blacklist came out shortly after a letter was signed by 100 artists in support of New Zealand pop artist Lorde , who made a decision to cancel her Israel concert this summer amid BDS-p...

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  • Bolivia Slams US 'Clumsiness' at UNSC Meeting On Iran Protests
Bolivia Slams US 'Clumsiness' at UNSC Meeting On Iran Protests

The state broadcaster showed pro-government rallies in several cities, starting with Amol, in the northern province of Mazandaram, with hundreds of people waving the Iranian flag and chanting slogans against the USA and Israel. The UN charter empowers to the council to "investigate any dispute, or any situation which might lead to worldwide frictio...

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  • President Trump to Announce 'Fake News Media' Awards Monday
President Trump to Announce 'Fake News Media' Awards Monday

In fact, Stephen Colbert , the most anti-Trump of the anti-Trump late-night comics, is angling for a prize. "Stay tuned!", he wrote . He added that the victor of such an award should get a "fake news trophy". "And we want to hear from you", the email said . The Trump campaign further said that the Americans are exhausted of being lied to. As...

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  • Golden Globes 2018: Stars take activists as dates on red carpet
Golden Globes 2018: Stars take activists as dates on red carpet

As The Blast reported, some of Hollywood's biggest female stars will walk the red carpet with women by their sides . In keeping with the spirit of the empowering Time's Up movement, eight actresses will take female activists as their plus-ones to the Golden Globes Sunday night.

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  • Man dies in Stockholm after picking up suspected grenade
Man dies in Stockholm after picking up suspected grenade

A 45-year-old woman was injured in the blast, which police said was not believed to be terror-related. "It is too early to say", Mr Olsson said. But police haven't confirmed the exact nature of the explosive device. Police said fragment damages on the victims and findings at the scene indicated the explosive could be a hand grenade, possibly an...

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  • North Kashmir: Four policemen killed in IED blast in Sopore
North Kashmir: Four policemen killed in IED blast in Sopore

The terror attack has been claimed by Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), one of the most notorious militant outfits in J&K. Three of the deceased were identified as ASI Irshad of Doda; Mohammad Amin of Kupwara and Ghulam Nabi of Sopore. The policemen were patrolling the area in view of a separatist-sponsored strike there. "May the four fearless J&K police p...

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  • Powerball jackpot surpasses half-billion dollar mark after no winning tickets sold
Powerball jackpot surpasses half-billion dollar mark after no winning tickets sold

This is the first time US lottery players have had two opportunities to try for prizes exceeding $400 million, and the second time both have simultaneously topped $300 million. She took the cash option - worth $480,500,936. Powerball is played in 44 states, as well as Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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  • President Trump:
President Trump: "Mexico Will Pay for the Wall"

The administration asked lawmakers for $18bn in order to add 316 miles of walls and fencing along the border and bolster 407 miles of existing barriers, according to a financial blueprint sent to senators by US Customs and Border Protection on Friday.

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  • Fodder scam case: Lalu Prasad Yadav gets jail term of 3.5 years
Fodder scam case: Lalu Prasad Yadav gets jail term of 3.5 years

However, the court could not pronounce the quantum of punishment on January 5 as well and the sentencing deferred for one more day. Lalu Prasad Yadav was convicted in the multi-million-rupee fodder scam. Special CBI court judge, Shivpal Singh had acquitted six others, including former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra in the case. In 19...

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  • Almost $1 billion up for grabs in Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots
Almost $1 billion up for grabs in Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots

The jackpots refer to the annuity options for both games, in which payments are made over 29 years. The victor would take home a one-time, cash option of $347.9 million before taxes, should he or she choose a lump sum payment instead of receiving the prize in installments.

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  • Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul bombing
Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul bombing

Wahid Mujro, a spokesman for the Health Ministry, said 15 wounded were treated at Kabul hospitals. But experts say IS operates several cells in the city, enabling the group to plan and carry out attacks under the noses of Afghan security and intelligence agencies.

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  • Alabama home of Roy Moore accuser burns, arson suspected
Alabama home of Roy Moore accuser burns, arson suspected

Moore , the former Alabama Senate candidate, has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women, including Johnson . According to the article, Johnson told AL.com she was in Moore's office (who was a judge at the time) to sign over custody of her son to her mother.

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  • Mandeville Kmart will close in early April, company announces
Mandeville Kmart will close in early April, company announces

The closing store list includes 64 Kmart locations and 39 Sears locations, according to a Business Insider report . Three Sears and 10 Kmart stores in Pennsylvania are among dozens set to close their doors this spring, but the retailers' locations in Berks County won't be among them.

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  • Roy Moore accuser sues failed US Senate candidate for defamation
Roy Moore accuser sues failed US Senate candidate for defamation

Moore and those who enable him accountable". The allegation, along with reports Moore dated other high school age women at that time, was first reported by the Washington Post . on Wednesday December 13, 2017. Just last week, after the election, they filed a lawsuit in which they once again called me a liar. The lawsuit spells out a number of ...

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  • Indian Man arrested for sexual abuse on 22-year old woman passenger
Indian Man arrested for sexual abuse on 22-year old woman passenger

The woman in her complaint stated that she woke from a small nap to find her trousers open with the man's hand inside and her shirt unbuttoned. The incident took place on Spirit Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Detroit on January 3, when Prabhu Ramamoorthy started abusing a 22-year-old sitting in a window seat next to him, reported The Wash...

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