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Gingrich seems to favor Giuliani over Romney for secretary of state

He gave assurances that "incredible meetings" would be bringing "incredible people" into the government. "We want to hear from you". President-elect Donald Trump will spend Thanksgiving at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Asked whether he wanted t...

New Pakistan army chief faces tensions with Kabul, India

Along with the Nagrota attack, an infiltration bid on the International Border (IB) near Samba in Jammu, in which three militants were killed, has indicated that it will be business as usual on the Line of Control (LoC) and the IB, despite the change...

Feds give states more time to bolster struggling schools

Other than that, I'm not sure what she can do for that cause. Charter schools advocate Leslie Jacobs, whose stature in Louisiana's education scene is on par with to DeVos' in MI, described their track record as "at best mediocre ". President-ele...

South Korea president accepts justice minister's resignation

Organizers estimated the turnout at 1.5 million, the largest since a 1987 pro-democracy demonstration, while police put the number at around 300,000. Protesters shout slogans calling South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down in Seoul on S...

Rain, milder temperatures expected into the midweek

We'll have one more dry day today then a frontal system approaches from the west, bringing unsettled weather, the National Weather Service says. With heavy rain expected Monday night, a second round of showers could cause some flash flooding, esp...

BJP romps home in Gujarat local polls

Over the last few days we have seen the results of various polls, Parliamentary, Assembly & local polls across India. "Their grassroot level work ensured people place their valued trust in BJP", Modi said. Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani took t...

Katie Taylor opens Pro career with 3rd round stoppage in Wembley

Taylor is the poster girl for the rise in interest in women's sport, particularly in Ireland, with the most spectated female sporting event in Europe over the last two years being the All-Ireland Ladies Football final in Croke Park with over 30,000 i...

Volkswagen bets on new technology to bounce back from crisis

It was recently reported that Volkswagen wants to make more electric cars and now the automotive giant has confirmed where it's going to build a lot of them. "Over the next few years, we will be making considerable investments in electric infrastruct...

Opposition parties continue protest in Par, presses for PM's reply, JPC

She tried to carry on with the questions for about 15 minutes, but the din created by the Opposition made it hard to proceed further. "No placards please. Opposition parties have been stepping up their protests against the government's decision to ...

Japan ice skating rink slammed for freezing 5000 fish

The Space World amusement park was forced to close its doors after about 25 different kinds of dead fish were frozen into the ice along its 250 metre-long circuit. The park has since encountered a barrage of criticism online, and has apologised. Th...

Granit Xhaka is struggling to adapt at Arsenal, admits Arsene Wenger

His all-action, dominant style of play has quickly made him a favourite amongst Gunners fans, not to mention the 24-year-old's three goals, including two spectacular long-range strikes. "People want you always to buy players, but when you have bought...

One Second of Bad Data Doomed Mars Lander

As planned, the vehicle's heat shield was ejected when it reached an altitude of 4.85 miles (7.8 km). An initial inquiry has divulged that the on-board system of the Schiaparelli probe miscalculated on the exact distance of the vessel from the surf...

Nephew of ex-NBA player Camby found dead on Texas property

A vigil is planned for the young boy later on today at the Pearland's dad club. McGhee and his family are from CT, so he is probably unfamiliar with the area. "We've been amazed by how many off-duty officers came out, they just want to help out", P...

Government to invest in faster United Kingdom broadband speeds

He says they are also working on access to broadband in remote areas, pointing out "they will get there. but it will take two to three years". Britain's digital infrastructure is to be given a £1bn upgrade in the upcoming Autumn Statement from Chan...

Turkish army blames regime for deadly air strike

The Turkish military has said three of its troops have died following Syrian government air strikes in northern Syria . There was no comment from Damascus but the Aamaq news agency, an IS media arm, also reported a suicide attack against Turkish t...

Buyers urged to support local stores, businesses

The initiatives are important because healthy small businesses make for healthy local communities and are greatly important to the broader local economy, Baldassaro said. There's probably more locally-owned businesses than you realize. When con...

Xi wraps up LatAm tour as China's regional, global role growing bigger

In the past decade, China's two biggest development banks have pumped in $125 billion to Latin America - more than the Washington-based World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank combined. "Chile is close to China in the countries' alphabetic r...

China rebuffs Trump threat to take steps to win trade edge

She said there are differences with China that President Barack Obama's administration has fought to resolve. Zhang stressed that China has "paid close attention" to Trump's remarks during his presidential campaign, particularly his remarks on the ...

Car bomb attack in southern Turkish city kills 2, wounds 16

It is a major city in southern Turkey situated on the Seyhan river. Windows were blown out and parts of the facade of the building, roughly six floors high, were torn off, Reuters reported. No one has claimed responsibility but similar attacks have...

Ondo Election To Hold On Saturday - INEC

He added that INEC would abide strictly by the provisions of the law in the conduct of the election, which has 28 political parties participating. The Oodua Renaissance Movement (ORM), has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ...

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Canada Launches Global Trade Complaint Against US Over Use of Duties

This decision appears even more fraught given the USA administration's critical stance on the WTO; the Trump administration feels as if world trade rules are stacked against them....

Yikes: Camila Cabello Admits the Girls of Fifth Harmony Hurt Her Feelings

Did we use the word "fluke" for the massive success of " Havana "? Meanwhile, Camila has recently spoken out about the reason she left American girl group Fifth Harmony in a ...

Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

However, it is believed the deal went through in August. The Verge tested startup's technology a year ago on a tablet. "Moreover, our surface audio technology is more power ef...

Trump says Russian Federation probe is a 'Democrat hoax'

Mueller for months has led a team of prosecutors and agents investigating whether Russian Federation and Trump's Republican campaign coordinated to sway the 2016 election, and whe...

Rain on tap but watch out for Friday night

Mostly cloudy and cold , with a high near 10. The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour . A Blizz...

Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

Led by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, the bill would curtail chain migration and end the Diversity Visa Lottery, which Presiden...

Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

Sanders said there was a "very short phone conversation" but there was no "interview about the book ", accusing Wolff of falsely making it seem as if he was outside the Oval Offic...

Suspects in death of 4-year-old MI girl captured in Georgia

Police say Diaz and Fields are driving a 2002 black Chevy Cavalier with the MI license plate of DTR1854. A postmortem uncovered signs of Battered Child Syndrome, denoting the gi...

Replay of SpaceX's first launch and landing of 2018

A backup two-hour launch is slated for tonight, January 8 at 8:00 p.m. Zuma is funded by an unknown branch of the United States government and its payload is classified. Falcon H...

HTC Vive Introduces New Vive Pro Headset, Wireless Adapter

CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cover or go hands on with any promising VR demos, especially any with the HTC ...

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Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two challenges to a MS law considered to be one of the most extreme anti-gay rights laws in the country. This follows the ape...

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

The US has given almost $33 billion aid to Pakistan since 2002. The Foreign Military Financing programme, by which the United States pays Pakistan to buy its military hardware ma...

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Luv tells that he will miss the wake up song, while Hina tells that she will miss the peace in the house. Contestants Hina Khan , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gupta , Luv Tyagi wer...

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Sillitoe said he doesn't expect prosecutors to start banging down his doors. "You're not going to waste your resources on cases you can't win or cases your community is against". T...

Astronaut John Young remembered as

Astronaut John Young remembered as "fearless"

He eventually became one of the most accomplished astronauts in the history of the United States space programme. Spanning three generations of spaceflight, he went on to fly in s...