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Leaders react after latest NKorea missile Leaders react after latest NKorea missile
- April 08, 2017

President Donald Trump in Florida. Sinpo is a port city and home to a shipyard where North Korea is developing submarines. Known as "Pukguksong-2" in North Korea, it's a newly developed, solid-fuel missile whose first publicly known test occurred in February. (more...)
Hillary Clinton says 'misogyny played a role' in United States presidential election loss Hillary Clinton says 'misogyny played a role' in United States presidential election loss
- April 08, 2017

She was questioned by Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times. "A foreign power meddled with our election", she said, referring to Russian Federation, deeming it "an act of aggression", and the "weaponization of information". "I didn't fully understand how impactful that was and so it created doubts in people", Clinton said. "No pressure, just everyone here really wants it". (more...)
United explains leggings ban on Denver-Minneapolis flight United explains leggings ban on Denver-Minneapolis flight
- April 08, 2017

But for two girls at Denver International Airport on Sunday, that choice nearly kept them from being able to fly at all. "The passengers this morning were United pass riders and not in compliance with our dress code for company benefit travel", United said. (more...)
Three more dairy farmers get milk contracts axed Three more dairy farmers get milk contracts axed
- April 08, 2017

Prior to Canada's motion, Grassland sent more than 1 million pounds of ultra-filtered milk, a protein liquid concentrate used in cheese, across the border daily and duty-free. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is conducting an inquiry into the competitiveness, trading practices and transparency of the dairy industry. (more...)
Real-life Mowgli found in UP jungle Real-life Mowgli found in UP jungle
- April 08, 2017

When a villager tried to get close to the girl, the monkeys surrounded him and forced him to beat a retreat. However, police finally rescued the child after a hard chase and got her admitted to the district hospital. She was taken to a hospital after the discovery, and has been looked after there ever since. The Washington Post reports that when the girl was found she was "playing with the primates as if she were one of them". (more...)
China has no locus standi on the Dalai Lama's visit: Shashi Tharoor China has no locus standi on the Dalai Lama's visit: Shashi Tharoor
- April 07, 2017

China has repeatedly criticised visits by foreign officials to Arunachal Pradesh, which it calls South Tibet and over which it has a long-standing claim. The External Affairs Ministry separately said no "artificial controversy" should be created around the leader's visit. Despite China's aggressive posturing, India has never stopped the Dalai Lama's free movement within the country, including Arunachal Pradesh. (more...)
Former Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort Proposed Plan To Benefit Putin
- April 07, 2017

Susan Collins, a Maine Republican on the committee, said they want to hear from the man who helped lead Trump to capture the Republican nomination previous year. The newest report is the most damning yet. Discussing Deripaska's ties to Putin, Day cites WikiLeaks cables that showed USA officials referring to Deripaska as "one of the top two or three oligarchs that are very close to him". (more...)
North Korea Fired a Ballistic Missile Off the East Coast North Korea Fired a Ballistic Missile Off the East Coast
- April 07, 2017

Some analysts suggested that the launch might be another attempt to develop a new ballistic missile, saying it was unusual for the North to fire a missile at a launch site near the coast, not an inland site at Banghyeon, North Pyongan Province, where the North test-fired Pukguksong 2 in February and intermediate-range Musudan missiles previous year. (more...)
Michelle's Natural Hair Is What We Needed Michelle's Natural Hair Is What We Needed
- April 04, 2017

Despite often sporting straightened tresses, Obama isn't new to the natural hair game. He said if Obama did abandon a fresh press for her 'fro, it would possibly be during vacation. The fight for curls aims for women of African decent or anyone who has a curlier hair texture to stop using chemical products on their hair in order to conform with society's standards of beauty and hair. (more...)
John Oliver Is Baffled by Cannabis Prohibition John Oliver Is Baffled by Cannabis Prohibition
- April 04, 2017

Confused? So is John Oliver, who interspersed his main argument of the night with random pictures of " Greg " smoking a bong in an attempt to freak out any stoned watchers perhaps named Greg . A large chunk of the segment was dedicated to medical marijuana laws. In fact, pro-pot referenda passed in eight states in November, with much excitement from marijuana advocates, even as anti-drug teetotaler Donald Trump won the election. (more...)
Why You Should Take a Moment to Meet Sesame Street's Newest Character Why You Should Take a Moment to Meet Sesame Street's Newest Character
- April 04, 2017

When Julia is introduced on the show in April, she will meet Big Bird and ignore him. Elmo: We really like Julia . This is " Julia ", and she has autism. "I would love her to be not 'Julia , the kid on Sesame Street who has autism, '" she said. "We heard a call to use our expertise and characters to build a bridge between the autism and neurotypical communities", Dr. (more...)
Two pitbull-type dogs shot dead after man and woman bitten Two pitbull-type dogs shot dead after man and woman bitten
- April 03, 2017

Officers are still believed to be searching for others dogs "believed to be part of the group". The ones off the leads were chasing the police officers and they had to shoot them otherwise they were going to attack them.They were quite big dogs that looked like pitbulls. (more...)
FBI director admits to investigation of Russian interference, colluding with Trump administration FBI director admits to investigation of Russian interference, colluding with Trump administration
- April 03, 2017

Majority Republicans concentrated their questions on leaks of classified information - a concern that Trump frequently mentions - and media reports on issues such as contacts between former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russian officials. (more...)
White House: Real story about alleged leaks by Obama administration, not Russia White House: Real story about alleged leaks by Obama administration, not Russia
- April 02, 2017

At least some of what Nunes viewed at the White House is believed to be communications between foreign governments discussing the incoming administration, which could have been picked up through routine monitoring of diplomats and other foreign officials living in the U.S. (more...)
Rep. Schiff has seen Devin Nunes' evidence for Obama surveillance Rep. Schiff has seen Devin Nunes' evidence for Obama surveillance
- April 02, 2017

Reaching back to campaign mode, Trump aides also contend that Hillary Clinton had more extensive ties to Moscow than Trump. Nunes is facing criticism for going to Trump after a secret intelligence briefing before reporting his findings to his committee. (more...)
Happiest country in the world revealed Happiest country in the world revealed
- March 23, 2017

Turns out that the cold European countries are the happiest - you'll find majority under top 10. Right on top of this year's World Happiness Report was Norway who managed to jump into theĀ first position, followed closely by Denmark, Iceland, and Switzerland. (more...)
SCANDAL: Hillary Clinton Advisers Probably Met With Russian Ambassador During 2016 Election SCANDAL: Hillary Clinton Advisers Probably Met With Russian Ambassador During 2016 Election
- March 14, 2017

Regardless, Peskov said that all communication was regarding future of bilateral relations between the two nations, and that the campaign was not discussed. "The candidate Hillary Clinton was quite negative - declaring Russian Federation the main evil, the main threat", he said. "Because the more ambassador talks to people in his country of residence, the better job he does", Peskov said of Kislyak. (more...)
Hugh Jackman Reveals Deadpool Regret Hugh Jackman Reveals Deadpool Regret
- February 21, 2017

Could he become X-23's mutant mentor, granted he doesn't die in this next film? The box office performance of Logan may yet be a determining factor. Although some of the impact is lost considering this character got vaporized onscreen awhile back and yet was miraculously resurrected, but I digress. (more...)
India Conveys concern to USA on proposed changes in H1B visa norms
- February 01, 2017

In a year, almost 200,000 H-1B visa applications are approved, including visa renewals, extensions and other exempt categories, according to industry estimates. Is there a silver lining? Lofgren said, "it removes the "per country" cap for employment based immigrant visas so that all workers are treated more fairly and to move to a system where employers hire the most skilled workers without regard to national origin". (more...)
Pentagon IDs Navy SEAL killed in Yemen Pentagon IDs Navy SEAL killed in Yemen
- February 01, 2017

At least three other US service members were injured in the raid. Owens enlisted in August 1998 and has been assigned to East Coast-based special warfare units since 2007, according to a biography provided by the Navy. "We saw that female fighters ran to pre-established positions, as though they had trained to be ready, and trained to be combatants and engaged with us", said Captain Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman. (more...)