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United Kingdom govt begs Harry not to invite Obama to wedding over Trump

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Harry is due to marry the actor Meghan Markle in May next year and the couple have told aides they want to invite the former US President and First Lady to the wedding. "He's talked to my dad a few times, hasn't been able to meet him just yet", she said. We could carry on all day, there's loads on Twitter . After she and Prince Harry , 33, announced their engagement on November 27, she's been going nonstop; between lavish events and meeting all of her future husband's family. Read More »

2017 was a 'nightmare year' for children in conflict, United Nations says

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In some contexts, children abducted by armed groups experience abuse once again upon release when they are held by security forces, UNICEF said in a statement on Thursday. Millions more children suffer from malnutrition, disease and trauma when access to food, water, sanitation and health is prevented by fighting, it says. Read More »

Another Blast of Arctic Air Will Arrive For The New Year

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Even into Atlanta, Memphis and Dallas, below freezing temperatures are in store into the weekend. In fact, it looks like this Arctic blast will be around at least through the first week of the new year, if not longer. Wind chills will be warming into the teens and 20s. Unsafe cold is expected overnight Thursday into Friday with wind chills plummeting to -20 degrees in some areas. Read More »

Djokovic says injury absence was 'a necessary experience'

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Federer, who was out of action for the second half of 2016, enjoyed a stunning comeback this year, winning the Australian Open in his first official tournament back, and adding a 19 major to his tally at Wimbledon a few months later. "For sure it's going to be tough to stay in the top-10 or to get there like last year because of all the injured players but still I think we all had a good year and also for them it's not going to be easy", explained Thiem. Read More »

Trump legal team readies attack on Flynn's credibility

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He is also the most senior former Trump adviser that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been able to net, as Flynn served as Trump's national security adviser for about a month. The report comes a day after Flynn's brother Joseph Flynn took cues from recent anti-Mueller sentiment among pro-Trump pundits, and demanded that the president issue a pardon. Read More »

Erica Garner Reportedly Pronounced Brain Dead After Suffering Heart Attack

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Garner is now in a coma at Brooklyn's Woodhull Hospital, according to updates on her Twitter feed. This comes five days after she suffered from a heart attack, leaving her in a six-day coma, according to reports . "She gets on my last nerve but I'd rather fight with my sister then to lose her". "As we sent prayers up.so sorry to hear the news". Garner was rushed to the hospital Saturday after she suffered a severe heart attack. Read More »

Barber snips man's ear, shaves furrow down middle of head

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When Shabani determined the customer was moving again, the 22-year-old says he cut his ear on goal. Madison police say they arrested a State Street hairstylist accused of snipping a 22-year-old customer's ear on Friday. Shabani pleaded not guilty Wednesday on mayhem and disorderly conduct charges, calling it all an accident . The customer reportedly went to another barber to have the rest of his head shaved after the December 22 run-in at Ruby's. Read More »

Mystery as family of four found in basement with throats cut

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Troy police chief James Tedesco said: "After being in this business for almost 42 years, I can say I have not seen savagery like this". "Being in this business for nearly 42 years, I can't describe the savagery of a person like this", Tedesco said, adding that he believes the victims were targeted. Read More »

Trump Blasts Vanity Fair Apology for Hillary Clinton Video

The timing is also questionable; it was recently reported that Clinton has been mulling her role in the 2018 mid-term elections . "I'm just so happy that the mainstream media-the leftist mainstream media, might I add-Vanity Fair actually chose to make fun of Hillary Clinton ", Lahren said. Read More »

U.S. says believes in visa crisis settlement between Ankara, Washington

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Earlier on Thursday, the U.S. Embassy had said it would resume all visa services after Turkey had fulfilled high-level assurances on detained local U.S. The Turkish embassy in Washington welcomed the U.S. decision and said visa restrictions for United States citizens imposed during the dispute would also be lifted. Read More »

Bitter cold, wind chills linger Tuesday

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West wind about 9 miles per hour. The wind chills forecast for New Year's weekend were also described as "dangerous". The weather service says the next chance for some snow comes on Saturday , where temperatures will be in the high teens. Read More »

Turkey announces plans to-strengthen Tunisia ties

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Tunisia on Wednesday for a one-day visit aimed at deepening bilateral ties. While both Russian Federation and Turkey are the guarantors of the Syrian ceasefire and brokers of the Astana peace talks, their positions on the role of Assad in the future of the Arab Republic have differed since the civil war's beginning in 2011. Read More »

Barack Obama Told Prince Harry He Prefers Suits Over The Good Wife

When asked if it was Kim or Khloe , Barack Obama preferred to defer on that one, although, on the question about Aretha Franklin or Tina Turner , he said he liked Turner better. Although Obama didn't have time to finish everything he wanted to do, the former president believed his administration still ran a good race. The Prince sat down with Obama in Toronto in September while the pair were attending Harry's Invictus Games for injured military personnel. Read More »

Roy Moore files lawsuit to block Doug Jones from being seated

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Merrill said he would meet Thursday afternoon with Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and the state Attorney General Steve Marshall to certify Jones' win, and that Jones would indeed be sworn in when the Senate returns in January. But Moore's campaign yesterday alleged it may have been rigged. The complaint also contains an affidavit from Moore "stating that he successfully completed a polygraph test confirming the representations of misconduct made against him during the campaign are completely false". Read More »

Modi at Co-operative Coffee shop!

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As he enjoyed his coffee, people flocked around Pm Modi to click pictures with the prime minister and interestingly Modi also showed great enthusiasm to have the selfie. Modi had told the meeting that the party was bigger than any individual and asked why MPs should be reminded about the need to attend Parliament. And as he passed by the vintage coffee house while on his way back to the helipad, the aroma of brewing hot coffee must've triggered the prime minister's senses forcing him to halt. Read More »

U.S. envoy: Stop calling Judea and Samaria 'occupied'

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According to a report by Israel Radio on Tuesday, Friedman suggested that the State Department relate to Judea and Samaria in neutral terms by calling it the "West Bank" instead of "the occupied territories ". ‎"This is a misleading, twisted report", a State Department official told JTA in an email. Friedman has previously been rebuffed following remarks he has made on the Palestine-Israel conflict most recently his description of illegal Jewish only settlements in the occupied West ... Read More »

How a CBI programmer corrupted the Tatkal booking system

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Garg along with Gupta used to sell their software and gather money in bitcoins and through hawala channels, in order to evade scrutiny. Ajay Garg, an assistant programmer with the CBI since 2012, was arrested from Delhi. The CBI probe indicated that Garg learnt the vulnerabilities of the IRCTC ticketing software during his tenure there. Even though the payments for the tickets went to the railways and there was no loss to the national carrier, passengers ended up paying extra for the ... Read More »

Irish Man Dies In Australia

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A dad has been killed after he was brutally attacked with a screwdriver days before Christmas . Mr McCarthy was rushed by ambulance, in a critical condition, to Royal Perth Hospital, and was placed on life support in the intensive care unit. Read More »

Moon: Flaws Found in Sex Slave Deal with Japan

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Despite the 2015 agreement , ties between the two neighbours remain tense over statues which South Korean activists positioned outside Japanese diplomatic missions in memory of victims. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono warned that the agreement was the result of "legitimate negotiations" and any amendment to it could jeopardize Seoul-Tokyo relations. Read More »

After linking PAN and mobile with Aadhaar, now its time for Facebook

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The Facebook test came at a time when the government is asking citizens to link Aadhaar details with their digital lives. "As with all tests, we may learn new things that help us provide a better sign-up experience for people joining Facebook, but we now have no plans to roll this test out further". Read More »

Tax-cut act will bring meaningful reform, help Missourians

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Lowering taxes is a good thing; doing it with borrowed money is not. This number is conveniently ignored by opponents of the bill, but the fact is that almost half of all Americans will not have to pay a single dollar in federal income taxes under this bill while retaining all the benefits of living in the United States. Read More »

'Triple Talaq Bill aims to ensure gender justice, protection'

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The Muslim bodies, such as All India Muslim Women's Personal Law Board (AIMWPLB) and All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), do not seem to be on the same page over the Triple Talaq bill, which was tabled in the Lok Sabha today. Zakia Soman, founder of a Muslim women's group, the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, said once triple talaq becomes a legal offense, victims could approach the police and the legal system to initiate action against offenders. Read More »

Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center

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Speaking at the launch ceremony in Kabul , Danish said: "India has also promised to hold exhibition for Afghan traders in Mumbai city and they also want to create business chambers". He called them attacks against Islam and "all human values". It was a roadside mine attack in which killed around six shepherd children. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, though the motive is likely to stem from Afghan Voice's Shiite links. Read More »

Pakistani soldiers killed in 'selective targeting', claims Indian media

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The incident comes two days after Pakistani troops killed an Indian Army major and three jawans and injured another in Keri sector of Rajouri district. The Army has made it clear it continue to take "all retaliatory measures and retain the right to punitively respond to any provocative acts of aggression" till Pakistan stops actively abetting cross-border terrorism and infiltration. Read More »

Russia Bars Kremlin Critic From Running for President

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Office of the Director of National Intelligence concluded in January. Besides, Navalny announced an upcoming all-Russia street protest. An ongoing campaign to airbrush Navalny out of mainstream political discourse in Russian Federation and an even more controversial fraud conviction that prevents him from standing for public office have repeatedly earned Moscow criticism from rights activists and Western governments. Read More »