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Miguel Diaz-Canel officially nominated to take helm of Cuba's State Council

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Rubio said Miguel Diaz-Canel, the Cuban parliament's only presidential candidate, was Raul Castro's "appointed crony" and the two-day election process was a "sham". Castro has said, however, that he intends to remain as head of the Communist Party. Wearing a dark suit in place of military fatigues, Castro sat near Diaz-Canel as an official read out the names of proposed leaders to the 604 legislators gathered at a convention center in a Havana suburb. Read More »

ABC Makes Unusual Decision To Release All Of Comey Talk

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The latest anti-Comey tweet by Trump came an hour before he flew to Florida for a week-long stay while juggling challenges that range from Syria to China to North Korea - as well as Comey's book. As the saying goes, fool us once, shame on you. There is integrity. Those things matter before any fights about policies. MI republican congressman Tim Walberg says, revealing private conversations, with the President of the United States no less, isn't right. Read More »

Police, anti-govt protesters injured in clashes near Armenian parliament

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Reportedly, among the students taking part in the action, and police clashed . Sargsyan had long promised not to run for either president or prime minister after the end of his 2018 term, but changed his tune in March this year. When the "Electric Yerevan " protests erupted in 2015 following a steep hike in energy prices, Pashinian - who was by then an opposition lawmaker - said police had no right to disperse a peaceful demonstration. Read More »

Video of woman assaulting two female soldiers goes viral

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The woman who posted the now-viral video, LaKeycia Ward, says the altercation began when Tucker and her son became angry after the soldiers got in their way as they were trying to park in a handicapped spot. Some witnesses also claimed Tucker appeared to have hit the pregnant soldier as well. Reiss' husband was found dead after his business partner called police to conduct a welfare check on him. Read More »

Scott Pruitt Under Fire For Illegal $43000 Phone Booth In Office

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The EPA did not immediately respond to request for comment; the organization had said that the phone booth should not be included as part of office decorations, a claim the GAO rebutted in its report. The GAO had been asked to investigate the matter by Democratic lawmakers. The chief of personnel to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt authorized salary increases to three or more staff - just one of that was values 72 percent revealed. Read More »

Trump lawyer forced to reveal another client: Sean Hannity

Cohen was in court to ask the judge to limit the ability of federal prosecutors to review documents seized from his offices and home last week as part of a criminal investigation, which stems in part from a probe into possible collusion between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

Barbara Bush will stop medical treatment

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Bush's office released a statement , confirming after a "recent series of hospitalizations", she has decided against seeking additional medical help and will instead focus on "comfort care". Mrs. Bush is widely known in Colorado and across the country for her work to promote literacy. During the nomination race the former first lady was highly critical of Trump - who said her son Jeb was as "dumb as a rock" - saying she was "sick of him" and she couldn't understand why people would support ... Read More »

Pence: NAFTA deal could be reached in several weeks

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Canada and the US stood shoulder-to-shoulder on Saturday as they condemned the Syrian government's alleged use of chemical weapons on civilians and sounded a positive note about the ongoing North American free trade talks. But while Pence struck a notably confident tone, saying USA officials "think we're close", he went much farther a few hours later when he suggested a deal could be finished in a few weeks. Read More »

Delhi Daredevils beat Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in IPL match

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Roy stayed still to hit a wide delivery from Mustafizur Rahman through cover for a four and then flicked him to fine-leg for six off the first two balls. The bottom two teams of this year's IPL i.e, Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils will face each other in the ninth match of IPL 2018. Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem was horribly inaccurate and did not flight the ball, while Shami and Dan Christian bowled lengths that allowed the batsmen room. Read More »

Ghazni District Retaken After Deadly Attack

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The attackers planted mines to prevent government reinforcements from coming and quickly took responsibility for the attack. A lawmaker in the Afghan Parliament said three top district officials and several security forces were killed in a Taliban attack on a government compound in Ghazni province. Read More »

Saudi Aramco keen on oil retailing in India

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The world-class, mixed-feed steam cracker (50% ethane and refinery off-gas) will be built next to the SATORP refinery that's 62.5% owned by Saudi Aramco and 37.5% by Total. Saudi Aramco may also seek to include a strategic partner to co-invest in the mega refinery. Along with pointing out that Saudi Aramco's entry would bring lower cost of financing due to the company's higher credit ratings, Falih had told reporters that the reforms introduced by the Modi government are "a game changer". Read More »

Kroger to hire 11000 people in 2018

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Aegis Capital has "Buy" rating and $953 target. In Thursday, October 12 report SunTrust maintained it with "Hold" rating and $24.0 target. Keeping tabs on historical price performance, as well as both long-term and short-term trends, can be very useful. Read More »

Hungarian people want to 'stop Soros,' says Orban

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The official noted that the new parliament, which could be formed by the end of April, could adopt the new legislation among its first initiatives. A corresponding bill has been a part of Orban's anti-immigration campaign, targeting U.S. "President Juncker and the Commission feel that defending these principles and defending these values is the common duty of all member states with no exception". Read More »

Betts hits slam, Red Sox rout Yankees, 14-1

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Texas Rangers pitcher Martin Perez gave up nine hits and eight runs in just three innings of work in an 11-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. The ESPN broadcast showed Severino extending his hands in the second inning before throwing his pitches, which could have been one reason the Red Sox scored four in the first two frames. Read More »

European Blockchain Partnership Confirms Britain's Belief In EU Partners

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On April 10, the European Commission announced the launch of a venture capital funds-of-funds programme to foster start-ups in the EU. Tuesday, European Commission (EC) vice president Andrus Ansip went so far as to highlight distributed ledger tech, calling it one of "the areas where Europe is best positioned to play a leading role", with the caveat that the continent needs to invest much more in its technology sector. Read More »

Andre Ingram Scores 19 Points in NBA Debut

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It may not have had the fairytale ending of a win for the point guard on the night, as the Lakers lost 105-99 to the Rockets at the Staples Center in Los Angeles , but he was still a shining star on the court which everyone appreciated. "From the team warm-ups, the atmosphere was electric", he said. "Just an inspirational story". Andre Ingram salutes the Los Angeles crowd in the Under Armour Curry 3. Read More »

Apple Says Its Global Facilities Powered With 100% Clean Energy

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Not everyone on social media believed it, however. In some cases, Apple uses traditional energy sources, then buys an equal amount of renewable energy in an effort to offset its carbon footprint. Apple notes that its own energy projects have prevented 2.1 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions, while its suppliers have avoided over 1.5 million metric tons just in 2017, equivalent to taking 300,000 cars off the road. Read More »

The World's Oldest Living Man Was Born Before We Even Had Radios

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Masazo Nonaka, a 112-year-old Japanese national, has been recognized as the world's oldest living man. "He loves eating any kinds of candies ― Japanese or Western style", she said , according to The Telegraph. He is also fond of spending time with his family. Masazo Nonaka has enjoyed soaking in northern Japan's hot springs for many years - probably longer than most people. Read More »

Zidane faces defensive woes ahead of Real's clash with Juventus

He is powerful and only thinks about scoring goals , he is a constant danger". But the Juve coach wants his players to stick to their game plan, rather than attacking Madrid from the off and risking another big defeat. "I am not thinking about being without Cristiano Ronaldo, this is what we have and we are happy", Zidane said. "Four months is not a body of work, but 12 years is a body of work". Read More »

Tehran: Israel behind Strike that Killed 4 Iranians in Syria

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However, "our response will be stronger than what they imagine, and they will receive it (the response) within a week", he said . Donald Trump will regret it if he pulls out of the nuclear deal with Iran , President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday, warning the USA president that Tehran's response would be stronger than he thinks. Read More »

Trump vows 'forceful' response after Syria attack

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According to CBN News National Security Correspondent Erik Rosales, just hours before the United Nations meeting, Secretary of Defense James Mattis released a statement saying the U.S.is not ruling anything out. Officials in Washington were seeking to verify early reports by rescuers and others that the Assad government was culpable. At the public meeting, Haley said, "The world must see justice done", adding that the United States would respond to the chemical weapons attack in ... Read More »

North Korea ready to discuss denuclearization with US

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According to CNN , the talks between the USA and North Korea's intelligence officials are aimed at laying the ground for a meeting between Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo , who awaits Congressional confirmation for his appointment as a secretary of state, and the head of the North's Reconnaissance General Bureau, whose identity has not been confirmed. Read More »

Liverpool boss Klopp explains Salah derby absence

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I am absolutely OK, it's not the best day in my life but let's carry on. The Reds rode out a late push from the hosts to try and wrest all three points at Goodison Park, but Klopp's men held firm to pick up a deserved point. Tosun went close again on 87 minutes but his header off Theo Walcott's cross failed to trouble Karius. Subs: Idrissa Gana Gueye (for Rooney, 57) 6, Dominic Calvert-Lewin (for Bolasie, 61) 6, Beni Baningime (for Davies, 79) 5. Read More »

Australia break women's 4x100m freestyle world record

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Fellow Australian Jack McLoughlin claimed the silver medal in Thursday night's final with England's James Guy third. The Gold Coast is staging the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games , but cycling and shooting events are being held in refurbished Brisbane venues that were initially built for the 1982 Games. Read More »

Last Syrian Rebel Group Starts Leaving Ghouta

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Fighters from the Jaish al-Islam group will leave Douma to north Syria , possibly to the city of Jarablus, controlled by Turkish-backed rebels, a Syrian opposition source close to talks held between the group and Russian Federation told Asharq Al-Awsat on Sunday. Read More »

Amit Shah issues clarification on comparing opposition with animals

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When huge floods occur, everything is washed away. As the tale goes, snakes, mongoose, cats and dogs catch hold of the remaining trees to save their lives when the flood hits a village. "He told us that we have to utilise the policies and programmes of the Centre and state governments to strengthen the organisation at the grassroots", said a BJP legislator here. Read More »

Oregon Joins Suit To Block Immigration Inquiries On 2020 Census

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The Trump administration announced last month it intends to include a question on the 2020 Census asking whether people are citizens of the United States . State Sen. Phil Berger questioned the lawsuit on Facebook saying, "It seems like common sense that the U.S. Census Bureau has every right to know if you are an American citizen, a legal immigrant, or an illegal alien when taking a count of residents in each state". Read More »

Indian killed in Iraq went through illegal agents: MoS

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The Minister also claimed that 40 Indians who had gone Iraq to work as construction labourers were sent by an unauthorised agent and the Punjab government should act against the agent. "Should not they have been rescued being Indian nationals in such a situation?" she asked. "They will be provided all possible help as per the rules; they may have demands but if these are beyond the rules, we will put it before the senior officials". Read More »

Buckingham Palace has announced that Prince Philip has been admitted to hospital

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The prince announced in May that he was retiring from most public duties after decades of royal service. He has been reported to be hobbled by hip pain, but the news of the planned surgery took many by surprise. He will undergo planned surgery on his hip on Tuesday. Queen Elizabeth paid tribute to her husband in November 1997 during their Golden Wedding Celebrations. Read More »