learningandfinance.com

Global

Sen. Peters' Floor Remarks in Support of Iran Sanctions Act Extension

Iran is urging Barack Obama to block a law that would extend the USA president's authority to impose sanctions on the Islamic Republic, calling it a violation of the Iranian nuclear deal. Iran believes that the USA will not be able to unilaterally undermine the nuclear deal signed between Tehran and the six world powers past year. President-Elect Trump said on the campaign trail that he would rip up the Iran deal.

Global

New Zealand finance minister says he'll stand for PM

He made the call for family reasons as well, saying his wife Bronagh had spent many nights alone and there had been "extraordinary levels of intrusion and pressure" for his children Stephie and Max. National elections are not anticipated until late 2017. New Zealand First leader Winston Peters claimed Key was stepping down because the economy was not as strong as the government made out.

Global

Government won't permit oil pipeline under Missouri River

I want to start by just hearing about your reaction to the news that broke yesterday that the Army Corps of Engineers' announcement that it would not grant the easement. On another brief trip home last week, Brenholt - with support from the First Congregational United Church of Christ and other Menomonie residents - gathered more medical supplies and gear to sustain the water protectors through the winter.

Global

Gambia's Adama defeats president Jammeh

In a shocking upset, election officials say an opposition candidate has defeated Gambia's longtime leader in the country's presidential vote. A third candidate, Mama Kandeh, won 17 percent. Barrow, a previously unknown businessman, once worked as a security guard at Argos on Holloway Road, North London. The European Union and regional body the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) did not send observers to the vote, but a small number of African Union experts monitored the ...

Global

Dozens of Rohingya missing as boat sinks near Bangladesh

Addressing a 5,000-strong rally in Kuala Lumpur , Najib Razak said the Myanmar government must stop the bloody crackdown in its far west that has sent thousands of Rohingya fleeing, many with stories of rape, torture and murder. Rohingya advocacy groups claim around 400 Rohingya have been killed in military operations in northern Rakhine since October 9 attacks that left nine Myanmar border police officials dead, while Myanmar says just 91 people - 17 soldiers and 74 alleged "attackers" ...

Global

Abe to visit Pearl Harbor on Dec 26-27

President Obama will meet with Abe in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 27. The Hawaii visit comes after Obama in May journeyed to Hiroshima, the Japanese city where a United States plane dropped the world's first atom bomb in the closing chapter of World War II.

Global

Stein Shifts Pennsylvania Recount Effort to Federal Court

That would mean the recount would likely start Wednesday. Well, the Stein campaign says Alex Halderman, a University of MI professor, is suggesting there's a possibility there might've been some malware or a software malfunction that somehow someone intentionally put into these machines that would have given an inaccurate count of the vote.

Global

Iran calls on USA not to extend sanctions

The bill would renew sanctions on Iran for a period of 10 years. They say that a collapse would mean Iran could quickly restart that work. "Iran has always resisted non-nuclear sanctions and tried to tie them into the nuclear deal". "Signing the bill by President Obama is against American commitments", Rouhani said. Ranjbarzadeh further said the Iranian lawmakers sought to adopt "a fundamental and principled" measure proportionate to the blatant move by the US Congress.

Global

Jill Stein Keeping Recount Alive - Takes Case to the Feds

Stein was also the Green Party's candidate for president in 2012. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein requested a recount after President-elect Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton by almost 11-thousand votes in the state. She also lost races for MA governor in 2002 and 2010, state representative in 2004 and MA secretary of state in 2006. "The fundamental right invoked by plaintiffs - the right to vote, and to have that vote conducted fairly and counted accurately - is the bedrock of ...

Global

Rogue One director denies Disney pressured him to 'change tone' of film

A Star Wars Story coming out in a matter of days, a British energy company estimated what it would take to run the Empire's space station that plays a central role in the film. So no need to craft your own winter Star Wars cosplay quite yet. While it has the Star Wars name, which will certainly be good for a strong opening weekend, whether it will have the staying power to put up several hundred million before the year ends is unclear.

Global

Opposition Look to Impeach South Korean President Park

They said they will continue to discuss the issue. Impeachment could also backfire for current liberals. Through her spokesman, President Park denied all the allegations and criticized the prosecution's findings for lacking any objective evidence.

Global

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa dead

Supporters of Indian southern state of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa hold her photograph as they pray for her health at a temple in Mumbai, India, Monday, Dec. Jayalalithaa was a visionary & able administrator". The Honourable Chief Minister is being treated and closely monitored by a team of experts. "This is totally baseless and false".

Global

Houston Texans WR Braxton Miller departs with shoulder injury

What is another good sign is seeing flashes of the old Aaron Rodgers , albeit battling a sore hamstring. The Packers find themselves two games behind the Detroit Lions in the NFC North standings at 5-6, and are looking to avoid missing the postseason for the first time since 2008.

Global

Putin says Trump clever, will understand new responsibilities

And if he's a smart man, that means that he'll fully and quickly enough realize this different level of responsibility. Earlier this week, during his annual address to Russian lawmakers, Putin said that Moscow is ready to cooperate with the new U.S.

Global

Iraqi army gains control of Nineveh Plains, turns focus to Mosul

Several hundred fighters from the army, state-sanctioned Shiite militias and paramilitary federal police massed in the nearby village of Haj Ali, firing mortars at IS positions in the villages of Shayala Abali and Shayala Ayma, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Iraq's second largest city.

Global

Europe welcomes defeat of Austria's right-wing leader in presidential election

A new vote had to be held following a court ruling that annulled the first election after Hofer's Freedom Party claimed widespread irregularities. "A referendum underway in Italy is being closely followed for further signs of anti-establishment populism, with polls suggesting a setback for centre-left Prime Minister Matteo Renzi".

Global

Trump renews defense of his call with Taiwan leader

The President-elect's unusual call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday led to a diplomatic protest, although Vice President-elect Mike Pence played down its significance, saying it was a "courtesy", not meant to show a shift in USA policy on China .

Global

Federal Judge: Michigan Recount To Start Immediately

As The Washington Post reported on Monday, the Trump campaign's filing in MI to stop the recount in that state based its case on the argument that there is no sound reason to believe any fraud occurred in the 2016 presidential election.

Global

Trump just used Twitter to give China a piece of his mind

China was a frequent target of Trump's during his presidential campaign and, as he prepares to take office next month, every sign points to his taking an aggressive line with Beijing. Trump spoke with Ying-wen over the phone - the first time a president or president-elect has spoken with a Taiwanese leader since the US cut formal diplomatic ties with the island in 1979.

Global

Hear 911 Call After Student Fires Gun at Mueller Park Junior High

High was the third time in the past two months a student has brought a weapon onto a campus in Utah to cause violence. "They were (also) concerned that there were weapons missing from the house", said Bountiful Police Chief Tom Ross. Students at a Utah junior high school get a scare after a classmate brandishes a shotgun. Officers went through the school, clearing each classroom and making sure there were no other weapons or threats before finally allowing students to leave.

Global

Austrian far-right populist concedes defeat in presidential vote

Opinion polls had suggested the re-run was too close to call . Mr Van der Bellen is a former economics professor who ran as an independent backed by the Greens. Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern has congratulated Alexander Van der Bellen for his victory over right-winger Norbert Hofer in the country's presidential election.

Global

Russian, Turkish FMs mull lifting of economic restrictions

The statement came after the Kremlin demanded an "explanation" from Erdogan over his comments on Tuesday. Erdogan made a series of surprisingly candid statements on Tuesday about his government's difficulty in carrying out a military intervention in Syria as it wished, partly due to the support received by Syria's President Bashar al-Assad from Russian Federation.

Global

Houston Texans: Brock Osweiler May Be Delusional About Offense

After Houston tied the game at 7-7, Ty Montgomery returned the kickoff 39 yards. Early in the fourth quarter, Rodgers connected with Jordy Nelson on a 32-yard TD pass to give the Pack a 14-7 lead. "I thought we had a good balance marching down the field", tackle David Bakhtiari said. The Houston Texans take on the Green Bay Packers in Week 13 of National Football League action.

Global

Dozens of disabled Palestinian prisoners face neglect in Israeli custody

Washington has opposed all attempts to pressure Israel through votes on United Nations bodies, he added, and has just signed a 10-year $38 billion military support deal, the biggest in USA history. The incoming administration should be allowed "to formulate-together with us-its policy vis-à-vis Israel and the region through accepted and quiet channels, and not via interviews and statements", he declared.

Global

One dead, nine wounded in New Orleans shooting

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said Toliver graduated from the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and had a promising future. Harrison said police have arrested 11 people, including the two Sunday, in the past two days on charges of illegally carrying weapons.

Global

Jayalalithaa continues to be very critical: Apollo

CR Saraswathi, a spokesman of her AIADMK party, said the chief minister was doing well, even though the hospital said she was on life support . An ECMO is a technique of providing cardiac and respiratory support to patients whose heart and lungs are unable to provide ample exchange of gases to sustain life.

Global

Donald Trump names Ben Carson for housing and urban development secretary

Ben Carson is now an ally of president-elect Donald Trump , who nominated him Monday as the next secretary of the Deaprtment of Housing and Urban Development. Ben Carson was born in Detroit, Michigan on September 18, 1951. And Trump himself confirmed he was considering Carson to lead HUD . But later, he became one of his top most African-American supporters after president-elect secured the Republican presidential nomination.

Global

Alabama fans in Mobile react to big win

After Florida stalled on its next possession, Joshua Jacobs returned a blocked punt 27 yards for a touchdown. Tide Pride members have until 5 p.m. The victor of the matchup between Alabama and Washington will meet the victor of the game matching the No. 2 Clemson Tigers and the No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes.

Global

Our Newest Oil Price Prediction After the OPEC Meeting

He continued to say that OPEC "has chose to reduce its production by around 1.2 mb/d to bring its ceiling to 32.5 mb/d, effective 1st of January 2017". "No, the price may rise a few cents; you could see like a 10-cent rise over the next few days as gas station owners are more concerned about future oil prices", he offers.

Global

World HIV/Aids Day a chance for awareness

Today, he's 58 and lives with his family in Aroostook County. The AIDS Institute noted the progress achieved over the last three decades has come about in a bipartisan fashion, but there is still much to be done. Entyvio's HIV trial began in August and seeks to enroll 15 to 25 people with stable disease. Medicaid is now the largest source of insurance coverage for people with HIV , covering more than 40 percent of people with HIV who are in care.

Global

Charleston church shooting trial set to begin next week

In a handwritten note sent to U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel, Roof asked that his lawyers be reinstated for the guilt part of his trial this week, but that he still be permitted to represent himself during sentencing - a highly unusual request that may, considering the strangeness of the case already, be granted.

Global

Philippines's anti-US president glorifies Trump's policy against illegal drugs

The call lasted just over seven minutes, Go, said in a text message to media, which gave few details. "And he wishes me well.in my campaign and he said that. A video of the call released by Malacañang showed Mr. Duterte smiling and laughing while he held the phone to his left ear. "But it's a good question because there are so many aspects in our relationship - there's the military aspect, the economic aspect, there is also the people-to-people, the exchanges, education, et cetera", he said.

Global

EPL: Everton 1-1 Manchester United

Premier League heavyweights Liverpool and Manchester United were caught by late sucker punches in two games that finished far more dramatically than they began on Sunday. Then there was the coup de grace, when he spilled Steve Cook's long-range shot, allowing Nathan Ake to bundle in a victor in stoppage time. If we learn, it's okay.

Global

22 injured in IS's chemical attack in Syria

Around 22 Turkey-backed fighters in IS-controlled town al-Bab showed symptoms of "chemical gas injuries", a Turkish military spokesperson said. If the attack is confirmed to be a Syrian government airstrike, it would escalate tensions with Turkey, which is a leading supporter of the rebels fighting to topple President Bashar Assad.

Global

'We have lost everything': Syrians return to ravaged Aleppo

Dozens of protesters chanted against Russia's bombing of Aleppo in the Turkish capital, and urged the Syrian regime to end its siege Aleppo , where thousands are struggling to survive under government bombardment. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said talks would be held with the United States this week in Geneva on a rebel withdrawal from eastern Aleppo , Russian news agencies reported.


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 1391 1392 1393 1394 1395 1396 1397 1398 1399 1400 1401 1402 1403 1404 1405 1406 1407 1408 1409 1410 1411 1412 1413 1414 1415 1416 1417 1418 1419 1420 1421 1422 1423 1424 1425 1426 1427 1428 1429 1430 1431 1432 1433 1434 1435 1436 1437 1438 1439 1440 1441 1442 1443 1444 1445 1446 1447 1448 1449 1450 1451 1452 1453 1454 1455 1456 1457 1458 1459 1460 1461 1462 1463 1464 1465 1466 1467 Forward → End