learningandfinance.com

Global

Trump speaks with Taiwan's president, risking China tensions

It was not immediately clear whether Trump's telephone call with President Tsai Ing-wen marked a deliberate pivot away from Washington's official "One China" stance, but fueled fears he is improvising on worldwide affairs. When Trump took Tsai's call, he broke this sensitive protocol. As is bound to happen in relations with the 20 or so countries around the world where the Trump Organisation has business interests - unless Trump decides to sell his holdings and set up a genuine blind ...

Global

Ice Rink Featuring 5000 Dead Fish In Japan Closes After Massive Criticism

The ice rink, sans dead fish, will reopen sometime in December. Space World, in the southern city of Kitakyushu , had opened its aquarium-themed attraction earlier this month. But an amusement park's recent effort to pair frozen fish and ice-skating proved less enduring. It was later explained that the fish frozen into the blue ice was already dead before they were buried in the ice.

Global

Professor fatally stabbed on USC campus, student arrested

Aguilar said police were interviewing possible witnesses inside the Mudd building, which houses the psychology department and classrooms used for biology, chemistry and other science courses. "Police-related incident in progress at Seely G. Mudd". "No danger to USC or the community", the text said. "Stay away from area", the text read. Chris Purington, project manager at Tjans lab, said he never heard of anyone having a problem with Tjan — a married father of one son listed in public ...

Global

In wildfires, son says parents 'died happy'

The Johnson City Professional Firefighters Association posted a photo to Facebook showing five firefighters who succumbed to their exhaustion and had fallen asleep on the sidewalk after battling the fires for 30 straight hours. Parton said The Dollywood Company and The Dollywood Foundation were establishing the My People Fund, which will provide $1,000 monthly to Sevier County families who lost their homes.

Global

Intense Syrian Bombing of Besieged Aleppo, Troops Advance

The advance also restores control of a road leading from government-controlled western neighbourhoods of the city to Aleppo airport, which the regime also holds. East Aleppo's residents have been wary of previous such offers because of Russian support for Assad, including its bombing campaign in support of his forces launched in September 2015.

Global

Some facts about the report tabled Thursday by the election reform committee

The report does not recommend precisely how a referendum should be conducted or how many electoral options Canadians should be asked to choose among, other than to say that the existing system should also be on the ballot, along with the government's proposed new model.

Global

Hundreds of thousands protest at anti-president rallies in Seoul

Flower-patterned stickers were put on the surface of police buses that were surrounding the wall of the USA embassy in South Korea to prevent an attempt to go inside. Organizers expect the crowd of protesters to swell to as many as 2 million in central Seoul in one of the biggest demonstrations in South Korea's history.

Global

S. Korea's Park makes rare public appearance amid scandal

Her term is scheduled to end in February 2018. That means the motion would require bipartisan support from both ruling and opposition parties. "The pro-Park faction's idea for tying the matter to amendment of the Constitution [as mentioned after the third address] is not feasible, and it's only feeding the public's distrust", Kim said.

Global

Row over army deployment in state echoes in Parliament

The TMC supremo also threatened legal action against the Narendra Modi government if army deployment was not removed from certain regions across the state. The army has been deployed without intimating the state government. But the Indian Army on Friday denied the charge, saying the exercise has been conducted in coordination with local police authorities.

Global

Emma Stone Gets Hysterically Into Singing Whisper Challenge With Jimmy Fallon

His answer? "Emma Stone". "They are not dating", the source shared. Her song was "Hit Me Baby (One More Time )", and when she started whisper singing, he noted, "Eat..." Emma came unprepared though-"I didn't know that you had to have characters", she said.

Global

Trump supporters try to block vote recounts in three states

A Pennsylvania court has scheduled a hearing for Monday morning in Harrisburg, the state capital. Supporters of President-elect Donald Trump have filed legal challenges in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and MI in an effort to stop the presidential election recount efforts in those states.

Global

Experts fear China's wrath as Donald Trump had spoken to Taiwanese President

The call could threaten US ties with China as Beijing considers Taiwan its own province. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi continued to say that "the one-China policy has been the cornerstone of a healthy U.S". Trump's conversation with Taiwanese President yesterday was among a series of talks he had with the leaders of Asian countries on phone before taking office.

Global

Ohio State University Suspect Possibly Linked to Facebook Rant

The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack, describing Artan as a " soldier " of IS. Officials said they do not know which knife he used in the attack that injured 11 people. Artan, whose age was reported to be between 18 and 20, was a third year transfer student in logistics management. Artan was born in Somalia and was a legal permanent US resident, according to a USA official who was not authorized to discuss the case and spoke on the condition of ...

Global

Putin adressed Russian parliament, demands parity with US

Putin's live address contrasted with some of his recent speeches, in which he launched scathing attacks on the US and its allies. "The programme will be ready in the coming year", Putin said Thursday at the Kremlin in his annual address to the nation.

Global

Refugees fleeing Aleppo 'detained by Syrian government'

During Prime Minister's Questions, SNP deputy Angus Robertson described the situation in Aleppo as "descending into hell", adding it could constitute the biggest massacres of civilians since the Second World War. Rebels in Aleppo have agreed to form a new military alliance to better organise the defence of parts of the city they control from a ferocious assault by the Government and its allies, officials in two of the insurgent groups said.

Global

Romney dinner may signal Trump is close to a decision

You see, even though Romney is now up for the job of secretary of state (Trump's pick for chief of staff, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus also dined with the pair), the former MA governor and Trump haven't exactly been on great terms in the past.

Global

Dean takes himself out of the race for chairman of DNC

Harrison's case focused on grass-roots politics, being willing to go door to door and spend money as a national party in elections in all 50 states. The former Vermont governor warned that the race shouldn't become a proxy fight between supporters of Clinton and those of her primary opponent, Vermont Sen.

Global

What we know about ex-Jet Joe McKnight's road rage shooting death

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Department has revealed that McKnight did not have a gun on him or in his vehicle during the dispute. The death of Joe McKnight caused a lot of anguish in the community and personalities like Pete Caroll tweeted how a awful tragedy it was and that everyone loved Joe and that they'll miss him.

Global

Trump files suit to stop vote recount in MI

Because of the filing , the state canvassers' board, an appointed body that has already pledged its support of the recount , will have to postpone counting until it holds a hearing and issues a ruling within five days. The presidential race is decided by the Electoral College, or a tally of wins from the state-by-state contests, rather than by the popular national vote.

Global

Tempers at boiling point as Trump, Clinton aides tangle at Harvard event

The strategy paid off. Clinton carried the four Philadelphia collar counties - Bucks, Chester, Montgomery, and DE - along with the city itself, where she ran up a huge margin. Other Democratic leaders agreed with Clinton. She is exactly the type of Education Secretary who will get Washington out of the lives and out of the classroom of every teacher and student across our nation and understands the goal and potential of an education.

Global

Full Transcript of the AP's Interview With Iraq's PM

Six weeks after the launch of the offensive, Iraqi forces moving from the east have captured about a quarter of the city, trying to advance to the Tigris River that runs through its centre. The AP notes that the Iraqi military does not release numbers for its own casualties, so it is impossible to compare the 1,000 dead jihadi estimate to how many troops the government has sacrificed to eliminate them.

Global

Donald Trump to return to Alabama for huge 'thank you' rally

Trump said he would use his speech to lay out an action plan to make America great again, but couldn't resist basking in the glow of his upset victory. But old campaign-trail tricks die hard as he taunted protestors and attacked the "brutal" media during the rally. At the mention of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, Trump smiled and waved as the crowd chanted, "Lock her up!" A newly serious Trump embracing the gravity of the job who will conduct a spirited but formal rally befitting a ...

Global

Shooting on Bourbon St. started as argument, suspects still at large

Police said eight of the 10 victims were men and two were women. Toliver was hanging out with friends after the Bayou Classic football game that took place Saturday at the Superdome when he was a bystander that perished in the shooting. Ten people were shot early Sunday in New Orleans , police in the Louisiana city said. "Until the middle of last night it was a glorious vacation and wonderful holiday by all measures", Landrieu said.

Global

Vladimir Putin's spokesman refused to comment on his wife's performance

Navka claimed she based the routine on the Italian Holocaust film Life is lovely, which won two Oscars for its writer/director/star Roberto Benigni . Primarily I think there must not be mockery, there must not be irony, there must not be a crooked smile. "Because of my position and responsibilities I am restricted to make further comments on my wife's performance", Peskov told the journalists.

Global

Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain likely to face court challenges

As PM Trudeau noted, " governments grant permits, but only communities grant consent ". "What is clear is there will be legal challenges", said Risa Schwartz, a research fellow specializing in worldwide law at the Waterloo, Ontario-based Centre for global Governance Innovation.

Global

SC refuses to entertain plea to play national anthem in courts

Prescribing patriotism for citizens, on 1st Dec, the supreme court made it compulsory for airlines to play the national anthem prior takeoff and said the guests flying the airlines should stand up to show respect. "But most of the people would not bother to pay attention and head to the exit doors", Sharma said. Sunil Sethi further said that Tricolour and National Anthem should be shown respect in all institutions every day before start of work and it is more required to be done in all ...

Global

Colombia Plane Crash Survivor Cried Out for Crew

Global aviation laws dictate that an aircraft must hold enough fuel to be able to fly for another half an hour past its intended destination. Bolivia has suspended LAMIA's operating license and replaced the national aviation authority's management.

Global

Festive drink and drug driving clampdown begins across UK

Thames Valley Police's Christmas drink drive campaign has kicked off to crack down on the destruction caused by people who drive after drinking or taking drugs. Insp Blincow said: "The main thing is: do not drink and drive". "The devastation of even one single death caused by someone who has got behind the wheel after drinking or taking drugs should be unacceptable to all road users".

Global

Jill Stein spoiled the 2016 election for Hillary Clinton

So it's a bit Orwellian to call it a "landslide" or a "blowout". Each political party chooses potential electors before election day. Michael Banerian is a member of the Electoral College and is bound by law to vote for Donald Trump as the victor of his home state MI.

Global

Second suspect arrested in New Orleans shooting

Those wounded did not suffer life-threatening injuries. That dispute came to a head on the morning of November 27 when police say both suspects opened fire on a crowded Bourbon Street, killing Demontris Toliver and wounded nine other people.

Global

President Buhari Congratulates Gambian President-Elect, Adama Barrow

Barrow. 'It was odd, and singular, to see Jammeh recognizing his electoral defeat, after having controlled Gambia for a long time, ' said Momarr Njai. And so it came as a surprise that in this tiny sliver of a country, the smallest on continental Africa, voters managed to oust a strongman who has reigned for 22 years in a government that prosecuted and jailed critics, some of whom wound up dead, and sent thousands of fearful citizens into exile.

Global

Russia Ready to Cooperate With Trump Administration

It's also easy to picture the two developing an outwardly cordial relationship in which Putin flatters the next American president to manipulate him. Talking about Putin's speech on global issues and need for cooperation between Russian Federation and western countries in order to tackle terrorism, Koktysh said , "Russia is ready to work with any country that is self-dependent and can realize its sole interest".

Global

No injuries after Utah student fires gun into school ceiling

The teen brought the weapons into school by concealing them underneath a long coat. The suspect, whose name is being withheld because he's a juvenile, has been booked on suspicion of theft of a firearm and taking a weapon into a school. Their identities have not been released. The parents had come down to the school after noticing different behavior in their son Thursday morning.

Global

Water cut off to 650000 Mosul residents after pipeline hit

A Reuters correspondent in eastern Mosul saw civilians fleeing the fighting in Aden, a district supposed to be under Iraqi government control, in an indication of the difficulty the troops are encountering in holding terrain. The militias were responding with mortars and heavy artillery, he told the AP. He said two fighters were killed and seven injured by the shelling on Tuesday.

Global

Trump, Clinton campaign managers hash out election at forum

That tyrant, who sends his agents to murder dissenters, who also had his troops remove their uniforms to invade another nation and steal Crimea from Ukraine, played a role in deciding who would be the president of the United States. Additionally, the federal government has set a deadline of December 13 for the votes to be recounted, due to a law that requires states to finish recounts after no more than 35 days after the election.


Begin ← Back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 1160 1161 1162 1163 1164 1165 1166 1167 1168 1169 1170 1171 1172 1173 1174 1175 1176 1177 1178 1179 1180 1181 1182 1183 1184 1185 1186 1187 1188 1189 1190 1191 1192 1193 1194 1195 1196 1197 1198 1199 1200 1201 1202 1203 1204 1205 1206 1207 1208 1209 1210 1211 1212 1213 1214 1215 1216 1217 1218 1219 1220 1221 1222 1223 1224 1225 1226 1227 1228 1229 1230 1231 1232 1233 1234 1235 1236 1237 1238 1239 1240 1241 1242 1243 1244 1245 1246 1247 1248 1249 1250 1251 1252 1253 1254 1255 1256 1257 1258 1259 1260 1261 1262 1263 1264 1265 1266 1267 1268 1269 1270 1271 1272 1273 1274 1275 1276 1277 1278 1279 1280 1281 1282 1283 1284 1285 1286 1287 1288 1289 1290 1291 1292 1293 1294 1295 1296 1297 1298 1299 1300 1301 1302 1303 1304 1305 1306 1307 1308 1309 1310 1311 1312 1313 1314 1315 1316 1317 1318 1319 1320 1321 1322 1323 1324 1325 1326 1327 1328 1329 1330 1331 1332 1333 1334 1335 1336 1337 1338 1339 1340 1341 1342 1343 1344 1345 1346 1347 1348 1349 1350 1351 1352 1353 1354 1355 1356 1357 1358 1359 1360 1361 1362 1363 1364 1365 1366 1367 1368 1369 1370 1371 1372 1373 1374 1375 1376 1377 1378 1379 1380 1381 1382 1383 1384 1385 1386 1387 1388 1389 1390 Forward → End