Monday August 20-th, 2018

Goldman Sachs president Schwartz to retire in April Goldman Sachs president Schwartz to retire in April

The decision was made in February, CNBC has learned. The question of Blankfein's successor has been a topic of debate across the financial industry since Friday, when the Wall Street Journal reported that the CEO would step down as early as the...

N. Korea will face no more conditions for talks N. Korea will face no more conditions for talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who some believe has maneuvered the two leaders to this position, called it an "historical milestone" that will put the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula "really on track". When asked whether Trump would con...

India emerges as world's largest importer of arms, Pakistan's import goes down India emerges as world's largest importer of arms, Pakistan's import goes down

The report spotlights India's floundering attempts to make firearms in India. India's imports increased by 24% between 2008-12 and 2013-17, according to the report and majority of the firearms were sourced from India's long-time supplier Russian ...

SP's Naresh Agrawal joins BJP SP's Naresh Agrawal joins BJP

The SP has six Rajya Sabha MPs - Kiranmayee Nanda, Darshan Singh Yadav, Naresh Agarwal, Jaya Bachchan, Munawwar Saleem and Alok Tiwari - who are retiring. On Monday, Agrawal said: "I am joining the BJP as I think that until you are in a national part...

People's Assemblies suspended as Raila, Uhuru pursue pact People's Assemblies suspended as Raila, Uhuru pursue pact

NASA strategist David Ndii said their move became necessary after their leader Raila Odinga signed a memorandum with President Kenyatta in a move that has kicked off the process of uniting the country. Speaking at Okoa Kenya secretariat, Ndii however...

1.5m Suffered Permanent Physical, Psychological Injuries In Syrian War 1.5m Suffered Permanent Physical, Psychological Injuries In Syrian War

After the army advances split up the enclave, Jaish al-Islam emerged as the strongest group in the town of Douma, Ahrar al-Sham in the town of Harasta and Failaq al-Rahman in the new southern pocket of eastern Ghouta . Last year, the U.S. responded ...

Four days into official visit, Tillerson falls sick in Kenya, cancels engagements Four days into official visit, Tillerson falls sick in Kenya, cancels engagements

When Tillerson meets Buhari, both men are expected to discuss counter-terrorism efforts and humanitarian issues in Nigeria's North-East and the Lake Chad basin. The stations had planned to live-stream the oath. U.S. Institute of Peace senior advise...

Plane slides off runway, dozens killed Plane slides off runway, dozens killed

Meanwhile, while talking to an Nepal Army aircraft which is on hold about 10 km away, the ATC says that the Bangladesh aircraft is "on final for 20". "I was anxious it would hit another aircraft, but the pilot pulled the plane up". The 67 passe...

Corea del Nord, The Donald: "I colloqui con Kim saranno un successo"

L'annuncio dell'incontro arriva a sorpresa, in una giornata dominata dai dazi sull'acciaio e l'alluminio. "Il vino risulta essere il prodotto piu' gettonato dagli statunitensi, davanti a olio, formaggi e pasta". Due giorni fa c'è stato un summit tra ...

Philippines to Declare 600 Alleged Communists 'Terrorists'? Philippines to Declare 600 Alleged Communists 'Terrorists'?

The Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs hit back yesterday at the UN's human rights chief for issuing "irresponsible and disrespectful" comments about Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte , warning that such remarks could set a risky precedent.

Putin Slammed for Suggesting Jews Manipulated Election Putin Slammed for Suggesting Jews Manipulated Election

Putin went on to suggest a string of other possibilities behind the election disruption, including France or Germany or even America itself. Richard Blumenthal from CT wrote on Twitter following the interview, per the Washington Post . According to ...

Elyounoussi reveals Guardiola praise as Arsenal reportedly join race for Basel star Elyounoussi reveals Guardiola praise as Arsenal reportedly join race for Basel star

After taking an early lead through Brazil worldwide forward Gabriel Jesus , the Citizens allowed the visitors back into the game with Mohamed Elyounoussi equalising mid-way through the first half and Michael Lang netting a 71st-minute victor.

First Alert Forecast: rising temperatures and rain chances through Spring Forward weekend First Alert Forecast: rising temperatures and rain chances through Spring Forward weekend

Sunday: Periods of showers and rain. This transition will take place west to east from 11 PM to 2 AM. "Rainfall totals Sunday could near 1" in some spots. A few flurries are possible Monday night. Drier and chilly weather returns for much of next...

At Least 11 Dead In Private Plane Crash In Southwestern Iran At Least 11 Dead In Private Plane Crash In Southwestern Iran

An emergency services spokesman said the plane crashed in a mountainous area down near Shahr-e Kord city, some 370 kilometres south of Tehran, and caught fire. A little over an hour later, it rapidly gained altitude and then dropped drastically withi...

Trump says drug dealers should get the death penalty Trump says drug dealers should get the death penalty

It could happen, it doesn't happen", Trump said of the meeting. Saccone is locked in a tight race with Democrat Conor Lamb , in a place where the race shouldn't be as competitive as it is: Trump won the district by 20 points in 2016. "The closer...

No Deal for EU Seeking Exemptions From Trump's Steel, Aluminum Tariffs No Deal for EU Seeking Exemptions From Trump's Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

The meeting had been previously planned but took on greater importance because of Trump's announcement of a 25-percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports. Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan says he fears other countries' retal...

Brendan Rodgers Takes Sly Dig At Rangers Ahead Of Glasgow Derby Brendan Rodgers Takes Sly Dig At Rangers Ahead Of Glasgow Derby

Graeme Murty is impressing as Rangers boss (Picture: Getty Images)What are the odds? "So you never know". "I got a goal there the time before last (in a 5-1 win) and it was a great day for the club as well", he said. "And if Celtic win it, i...

Turkey sentences 25 journalists to jail over failed coup Turkey sentences 25 journalists to jail over failed coup

Both were allowed to go free because of the time they had already spent in jail. Anadolu says the court held that the chairman of the newspaper's executive board, Akin Atalay, should remain in custody. "We should not be happy that we have been re...

State Department warns spring breakers of Mexico threat State Department warns spring breakers of Mexico threat

The new warning narrows the threat to five neighborhoods of Playa del Carmen that US government personnel are prohibited from visiting: Centro, Calica, Gonzalo Guerrero, Quintas del Carmen and Villas del Carmen. After that incident, the embassy pro...

Trump Man Tillerson Falls Sick In Kenya Trump Man Tillerson Falls Sick In Kenya

While Tillerson was in Ethiopia, President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subver...

India's PM Modi meets Vanuatu Prime Minister India's PM Modi meets Vanuatu Prime Minister

The Indo-French agreement on reciprocal logistics support for armed forces came almost two years after India signed a similar pact with the USA on use of each other's land, air and naval bases. The raft of agreements signed on Saturday covers defen...

Palestinian shot dead during clashes with Israelis in the Nablus area Palestinian shot dead during clashes with Israelis in the Nablus area

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said in an e-mailed press statement that Mohamed Ja'barai, 24, was shot by Israeli soldiers in the chest during clashes in the the southern West Bank city of Hebron and died later in hospital. Majdalani said repor...

Miami Beach Police Investigating Video of Horse Panicking Inside Club Miami Beach Police Investigating Video of Horse Panicking Inside Club

In the posting, leezamariejay calls out the Mokai Lounge , 235 23rd St., in all capital letters, calling the act "animal cruelty " and then says, "I will not stop posting and spamming everyone's feed until this club has been penalized for their cri...

One officer killed, another wounded during California SWAT situation One officer killed, another wounded during California SWAT situation

It remains unclear whether the barricade situation is still ongoing, and no details about the suspect have been released. Pomona Police Chief Michiael Olivieri said one of the officers was pronounced dead at the hospital. Pomona is a city of about 14...

David Moyes slams West Ham United pitch invaders in Burnley defeat David Moyes slams West Ham United pitch invaders in Burnley defeat

In a statement, the club said: " West Ham United have immediately launched a full and thorough investigation into the incidents which marred the second half of today's match and are committed to taking decisive and appropriate action". He provided t...

Bannon to French far-right party: 'Let them call you racists' Bannon to French far-right party: 'Let them call you racists'

Bannon, an American nationalist who ran the right-wing Breitbart News, was among Trump's closest aides during the 2016 USA election campaign, the presidential transition and his first months in office. An election next year for members of the Europ...

50 sq km now under control in Afrin: Turkey's Erdogan 50 sq km now under control in Afrin: Turkey's Erdogan

The Turkish armed forces will clear the territory from the eastern bank of the Euphrates in Syria up to the border with Iraq of terrorists, after it does the same in Afrin and Manbij cities, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday.

Advances by the Syrian army reported in Eastern Ghouta Advances by the Syrian army reported in Eastern Ghouta

Douma is the largest urban centre in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, and regime forces on Saturday were able to isolate it from the rest of the opposition bastion. The UN humanitarian agencies have sounded the alarm about the worsening humanitarian situati...

Biplab Deb takes oath as CM, Tripura gets its first BJP government Biplab Deb takes oath as CM, Tripura gets its first BJP government

Chief ministers of BJP-ruled states - Vijay Rupani (Gujarat), Shivraj Singh Chouhan (Madhya Pradesh), Sarbananda Sonowal ( Assam ), Raghubar Das (Jharkhand) besides others also attended the function. Stating that the northeast remained largely obscur...

European Tour golf event in Saudi Arabia in 2019 European Tour golf event in Saudi Arabia in 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Thursday in London , the third day of the prince's visit to Britain which has seen him greeted warmly despite mounting concerns over Saudi Arabia's stance on human rights...

Wichita students will walk out of class, despite punishment Wichita students will walk out of class, despite punishment

The Florida bill is also controversial because it allows school staff to be specially trained to carry guns as campus "guardians". Teachers in school districts in some states, including Texas, can carry concealed weapons if they have required train...

White House puts an asterisk on Trump, Kim Jong Un meeting White House puts an asterisk on Trump, Kim Jong Un meeting

Sherpas from each side will be preparing for the summit in the coming months to work out deliverables, but by committing to make the trip by May, Trump has given up leverage and bargaining power. " North Korea proclaims that they are a "nuclear st...

Supreme Court upholds passive euthanasia with guidelines - chief justice Supreme Court upholds passive euthanasia with guidelines - chief justice

The court directives on this will prevail until the Centre brings a legislation. The court said the life support can be removed only after the statutory medical board declares patient to be incurable. Living will , or euthanasia , is permitted in ...

Kenyatta meets with fiery opposition leader Odinga Kenyatta meets with fiery opposition leader Odinga

The talks happened as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in the country and is scheduled to meet President Kenyatta. Security in the Kenyan capital was tightened at the time before and during the self-declared "inauguration" of Odinga's op...

15-year-old student arrested following Wellington school threat 15-year-old student arrested following Wellington school threat

He is now detained in Cumberland County. Warburton says Spencer Police searched the student's residence, and found no weapons or other types of planning materials . The photo also included the phrase "don't come to school tomorrow". In a stateme...

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