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Trump lauds 'great relationship' with Duterte in Manila

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The long-standing allies said this in a statement released Tuesday following bilateral talks between President Rodrigo Duterte and United States President Donald Trump, where anticipation was high whether or not the U.S. Mr. Trump told reporters that he and Mr. Duterte have "had a great relationship". "This has been very successful". While Mr. Trump's state visit to China was viewed as the marquee stop of his five-nation tour, the president's high-stakes speech to South Korea's national ... Read More »

Duchess of Cambridge's uncle floored his wife during drunken row

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While meeting people , she revealed Prince William struggled to adjust to fatherhood when George was born in 2013. "She was saying William was sort of similar and I just wanted to let her know how Family Action have been there for me and I think they need more support", he said. Read More »

200 items cheaper as GST cuts notified

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However, restaurants will not be able to take the benefit of input tax credit. The GST Council had in its meeting on November 10 chose to reduce rates of 178 items and put them in the 18% tax slab from the existing 28%. Now, uniform 5 per cent tax will be levied on all restaurants without the distinction of AC or non-AC. Those restaurants in hotels charging less than Rs 7,500 room tariff will charge 5 per cent GST but will not get ITC. Read More »

Leonardo Da Vinci artwork sold for record $450.3m

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Salvator Mundi's path from Leonardo's workshop to the auction block at Christie's was not smooth. Whoops and applause rippled through the packed room as bids quickly escalated into unchartered territory, coming down to two head-to-head rivals on the telephone. Read More »

Interim Scottish Labour leader quits amid abuse allegations

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A statement from Labour issued last night said Mr Rowley had been suspended as a member of the Scottish Labour Parliamentary Group, which means he will have the party whip withdrawn at Holyrood. She said she lodged a second police complaint, in which she did name Rowley, in November 2014. Scottish Labour will have a new leader on Saturday when the victor of the leadership race between Richard Leonard and Anas Sarwar will be announced. Read More »

Moore attorney invokes MSNBC host's 'background' to explain Moore's dating 'process'

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MSNBC's Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle , left, with Roy Moore's attorney, Trenton Garmon . "And why would he need permission from these girls' mothers if they're not underage?" Ruhle went on the attack, defending her co-host. Watch the full interview below. "Well you know what, everybody in this country, no matter what part of the world you are from, we believe in the rule of law", Ruhle said at the end of the segment. Read More »

North Korea 'sentences Trump to death' for calling Kim Jong-Un 'fat'

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China and Russian Federation have proposed that as a way to restart long-stalled negotiations: that the North could freeze its nuclear and missile programs in exchange for the USA and its close ally South Korea stopping regular military drills that Pyongyang considers as preparation for invasion. Read More »

Twitter Removes Verified Badges From White Nationalists

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Twitter explained that it was working to stop verifying accounts it does not endorse. "We will continue to review and take action as we work towards a new program we are proud of". Richard Spencer was one of several white supremacists who lost their verified status on Wednesday. In October, the company shared a timeline for changes that it hopes will "make Twitter a safer place", including the banning of hate symbols and strengthening its policy against the sharing of nonconsensual ... Read More »

Old Navy Black Friday 2017 Ad

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Many fashion and electronic retailers like Walmart , Best Buy , Banana Republic and Neiman Marcus have already started offering marked down Black Friday deals up to 50 percent off online and in-store. But they may also lead consumers to put off some purchases until the dawn of what is now more than a month of holiday discounts. In 2008, a Wal-Mart worker was killed in a Black Friday stampede. Read More »

Woman breaks into McDonald's via drive-thru window; takes cash, food

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Police said they were still searching for the woman and asked the public for help. She drops the box then picks it up once more putting it on the drive-thru window. Howard County Police have offered up to $500 for anyone in the area who has information on the crime. "Our focus on this video is its outstanding quality and our hope is that it ultimately resolves the case with an arrest". Read More »

Pope Francis gets a brand new Lamborghini Huracan

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Instead, the special edition Huracan will be auctioned off by Sotheby's, with the proceeds going to charities including one aimed at helping rebuild Christian communities in Iraq that were devastated by the Islamic State group. Interestingly, this isn't the first Italian sports vehicle gifted to a Pope-in 2005, Ferrari gave Pope John Paul II the final Enzo built , which was auctioned for charity that summer. Read More »

US Army Quietly Lifts Ban on Recruits With Some Mental Health Issues

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The decision came as the availability of medical records and other data increased, allowing army officials to better document applicants. "Recent reports that the Army has changed medical entrance standards for those with mental health issues are inaccurate", Seamands wrote, according to Army Times . Read More »

Justice Department Looking Into Obama-era Uranium Deal, Clintons

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Jordan returned to the network this morning to appear on "Fox and Friends" and repeat his call for an investigation into former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former FBI Director James Comey and Fusion GPS, the firm that was contracted to compile opposition research on then-candidate Donald Trump . Read More »

Donald Trump Chugged Water On Screen & Marco Rubio Was All Over It

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Trump's hits against Rubio's water-drinking technique stemmed from a 2013 speech, years before Trump had even expressed serious presidential aspirations. During a 2015 appearance in South Carolina, Trump said: "Rubio, I've never seen a young guy sweat that much". He took another swig later in the speech. Read More »

California shooter wasn't allowed to have guns

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With the doors locked on him, he instead fired his semiautomatic weapon on the school from outside. "Make sure that you tell people this: Let them know our hearts are broken for that community and the families", Annie told the Times . He killed a total of five people and injured 10, including seven children, before he was killed by the police. Gonzalez said the gunman fired at her as she tried to get out to get her girl. Read More »

Escapee from Hawaii mental hospital flees on chartered flight

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Randall Saito, 59, was acquitted of a gruesome 1979 murder by reason of insanity and committed to Hawaii State Hospital. In Hawaii, investigators were trying to see how Saito was able to mastermind an escape - and get access to cash, mobile devices and extra clothes so soon after leaving a mental hospital. Read More »

Election Commission asks BJP to drop 'Pappu' from its ad campaign

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BJP supporters use the term "Pappu" to ridicule Rahul Gandhi , which loosely translates to a "fool or simpleton". State BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey accused opposition parties of pursuing a negative agenda said they were rattled by the development work of BJP governments and were hence resorting to falsehoods against the party. Read More »

SMRT trains collide at Joo Koon station, 25 injured

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As a result, a second train which stopped 10.7m behind the first one "misjudged the distance" between the two, resulting in a collision, and injuring 29 people. "There was a loud bang, and some commuters even screamed. We are deeply sorry for that", Khaw was quoted by the Straits Times newspaper as telling a news conference. Read More »

Sierra Nevada Winter Storm Warning Issued

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According to The Weather Network, the Corner Brook area is forecast to get between one to three millimetres of rain and about one centimetre of snow Friday and between two to four millimetres of rain and less than one centimetre of snow Saturday. Read More »

United Kingdom foreign secretary to meet husband of British woman jailed in Iran

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She added: "The foreign secretary categorically said he would leave no stones unturned in this campaign to get my constituent home, and that's what we are going to hold him to". "She talked about being on the verge of a mental breakdown, and I absolutely think that's true". "The stress is taking a physical toll on her". The situation had affected his wife's health, he said, saying she had gone to hospital for tests after finding lumps on her breasts, which the specialist thought were ... Read More »

Cornelia Sorabji: Google Doodle pays tribute to first Indian woman advocate

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Cornelia Sorabji was one of the pioneers for opening doors of law education and practice for women in India. Cornelia Sorabji began to practice in Kolkata, hence becoming the first woman to practice law in India, and in Britain. Returning from London, Sorabji became a champion against the Purdah rules and entered pleas for " purdahnashins " - the women who were forbidden to communicate in a public space. Read More »

ETX school contributes to 'Operation Christmas Child'

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I love working with kids and giving out gifts. "No birthday gift. No Christmas gift". In fact, it may be the first gift that child has ever received. Donors can drop off their boxes each day between noon and 3 p.m.at the back entrance to the church on Route 12. "A lot of places have packing parties during the week", Miller said. Read More »

Ex-minister receives threatening tweets after being branded 'Brexit mutineer'

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The Committee stage of the Withdrawal Bill, where MPs propose amendments, and the details of parliamentary bills are thrashed out, will take place today and tomorrow. Ministers plan to fix the date of Brexit as 29 March 2019 but their argument that it would deliver certainty about the future has been rejected by both Tory and Labour MPs. Read More »