learningandfinance.com

Global

Trump aide blames Democrats for election-season cyberattack

Donald Trump says he has signed documents to give "complete and total" control of his sprawling business empire to his adult sons. The salacious account, part of a sketchy leaked memo that spoke of Russian efforts to compromise him, took centerstage at a shambolic press conference at which Trump hectored the media and trained his guns on USA intelligence agencies, alternately praising and warning them.

Global

Alex Ovechkin reaches 1000 career National Hockey League points with quick goal

After Dmitry Orlov was called for roughing with 13 minutes, 32 seconds left, the Penguins cashed in on the power play when Evgeni Malkin scored on a one-timer from the bottom of the right faceoff circle to make it 3-1. How many times have we seen this over their respective histories? He has 10 points in the last nine games and is coming off a three-point performance against the Canadiens Monday night.

Global

Prince William comforts grieving little girl: 'I lost my mum too'

I am telling my children that if they take anything away from this day, it is what he said about how important it is to talk. William, whose mom Princess Diana died in a tragic auto crash when he was 15, visited Child Bereavement UK to meet with kids who had also lost parents.

Global

Donald Trump Spars with BuzzFeed, CNN Reporter

BuzzFeed opted to publish the dossier anyway, Smith wrote . BuzzFeed's decision to publish the memos puts it outside, at least for now, of norms observed by more traditional news outlets. She then said: "I have to say as an American citizen. we should be concerned that intelligence officials leaked to the press but won't go and tell the president-elect or the President of the United States himself, Mr Obama, what the information is".

Global

McGuinness Resigns As North's Deputy First Minister

In this image taken from video, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness announces his resignation, January 9, 2017, with the declared intention of triggering early elections in Northern Ireland. Mr Kenny's spokesman said: "The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan and the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire will work closely together over coming days to see if a way forward can be found before an election has to be triggered".

Global

Northern Ireland Assembly in crisis after McGuinness quits

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams had said at the weekend that there was a conflict of interest if Foster remained in power. The next election normally would happen in May 2021. Making it clear his resignation had nothing to do with the ill health he has been suffering in recent months, he added: "There will be no return to the status quo".

Global

Percent Of Americans Want Trump To Delete His Twitter Account

US President Barack Obama will return to Chicago on Tuesday to deliver his farewell address, reflecting on his eight years in the White House and looking forward to how the country can deal with future challenges. Now, 51 percent have an unfavorable opinion of him while 37 percent have a favorable opinion. Republican voters narrowly said Trump should keep his account by a 49 percent to 45 percent margin.

Global

'Gen. Sharif did not take govt. into confidence'

General Sharif has also not informed whether he has been offered the post. In a U-turn, Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Wednesday said that former Army chief Gen. PPP Senator Taj Haider said that the nation is proud of Raheel Sharif but he should clear his position on the issue. He'll have the mandate to act as an arbitrator if there is a need to promote harmony among Muslim countries.

Global

Caitlyn Jenner Will Reportedly Be at Donald Trump's Inauguration

The source, who spoke to LGBTQ Nation , said they believed she was still looking for someone to attend the event with her. Reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner has been invited to Donald Trump's inauguration, a source close to the reality TV star has revealed.

Global

Met Office increases severe weather warning

He also warned of even colder weather to come, saying the United Kingdom could be facing "minus double figures" next weekend. They are likely to include Wales and eastern England by Thursday and into Friday, with showers expected to bring 2cm to 5cm of snow at lower levels and up to 20cm on the ground 200m above sea level.

Global

Taiwan scrambles jets as China aircraft carrier enters Taiwan Strait

According to Taiwan officials, China's sole aircraft carrier, the Liaoning , took a little jaunt through the Taiwan Strait on its way home from conducting drills in the South China Sea. Even so, the USA still maintains unofficial commercial and cultural relations with Taipei, wghich is carried out by the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT).

Global

Ex-British spy behind Trump dossier has been identified

Steele, 52, lives in London and works for Orbis Business Intelligence Ltd. According to CNN , the person who produced it was a former MI6 agent, who was posted in Russian Federation in the 1990s. The controversial dossier alleges the Russian government possesses compromising financial and personal information about Trump. "I think it was disgraceful that the intelligence agencies allowed any information that turned out to be so false and fake [to get out]", he said at his press conference ...

Global

Alan Langdon and daughter located in Australia

It is still unclear if Mr Langdon, an Australian citizen who lives in New Zealand, will face any charges. Yachtie Alan Langdon and daughter Que reportedly spent three weeks at sea in their tiny catamaran with a broken rudder . Arrangements would be made tonight as to whether Que would be brought back to New Zealand, where custody proceedings had been initiated, he said. After talking with professional boaties in the area, they established "the red zone" - a 100km stretch where they ...

Global

Top Sinn Fein figure resigns in Belfast

Sinn Fein's McGuinness will quit on Monday in Belfast, after the province's First Minister Arlene Foster refused to step aside pending an investigation into how the cost of a subsidized energy program spiraled out of control. In a week's time, the Northern Ireland Secretary will have the power to set a date for a new election . However, with Sinn Féin insisting an election is inevitable there is little hope the crisis that has brought politics in Northern Ireland to standstill will be ...

Global

Worst is yet to come, says Manomhan Singh

Besides state-level "Jan Vedana Sammelans" and gherao of RBI offices, Patel announced a unique programme aimed at holding Modi to his promise of being ready to be "punished at a public crossing" if demonetisation failed. He dismissed as "hollow claim" Prime Minister Narendra "Modi's propaganda" that things have started looking up. "Demonetisation was the decision of one person".

Global

Seahawks' road woes make Atlanta Falcons the favorite on Saturday

Odds of him making the roster were stacked, though, by the Falcons' offseason additions of wide receivers Mohamed Sanu and Aldrick Robinson, not to mention the return of Julio Jones , Justin Hardy , Nick Williams and Eric Weems from last season.

Global

PM Nawaz Sharif announces Rs 180bn package to boost exports

Daughter of Prime Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif said new schools would be opened in capital this year. The Katas Raj houses ancient temples, remains of a Buddhist stupa, a few medieval temples and old havelies - residential buildings - around a pound considered holy by Hindus.

Global

DENR, groups oppose construction of Palawan underwater theme park

As opposed to the network's press releases that the project will protect Palawan's marine ecosystems, the campaign says that the theme park will do the exact opposite because the construction of artificial structures will only lead to the disruption of marine life.

Global

'Maybe' US Intel Community Passed On Claims Of Compromising Info

Ostensibly, the press conference was called to announce how Trump will disentangle himself from his numerous conflicts of interest, yet nothing new was revealed. "I don't know if I'm going to get along with Vladimir Putin ", Trump said. At his first formal press conference since winning the election, the President Elect said the allegations he had deep ties to Russian Federation were "fake news", "phony stuff" and a "disgrace".

Global

Giuliani: Nepotism Charges Don't Apply to Jared Kushner

One of the most interesting moments in Donald Trump's news conference Wednesday came when Trump wasn't even on the podium: Sheri Dillon , one of Trump's lawyers, spent several minutes explaining why Trump couldn't realistically put his assets in a blind trust, as many ethics watchdogs have demanded .

Global

Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Has Been Sentenced to Death

Afterward, Roof could file a motion for new attorneys and a new trial. "Jury members deliberated for three hours before returning with a decision". Roof, an avowed white supremacist, affirmed his decision to kill the black worshippers as recently as the December 2016 sentencing phase of the trial, it was widely reported.

Global

Japan plans to have new emperor in 2019

Akihito, 83, hinted in August that he wanted to stand down, saying his age could interfere with his duties. Although government officials have refraining from clarifying the timing of the proposed abdication, a government source said Tuesday the state has been considering the possibility of arranging for Crown Prince Naruhito to ascend the throne on January 1, 2019.

Global

Here's why Sasha Obama was absent during her dad's presidential farewell

People speculated about all sorts of hypothetical things the 15-year-old could be doing, from "setting Home Alone traps for Trump" to physically obstructing the incoming President from entering the White House. President Barack Obama is set to give his farewell address, his final major planned speech . As the crowd hooted for "four more years", all that the outgoing President said was "I can't do that".

Global

Pro-Marijuana Group Gives Jeff Sessions an Earful Before Confirmation Hearing

The short-term future of the newly legal cannabis industry will depend on how the Trump administration splits the difference between those two extremes. "Given Sessions " ambiguous statements about an ambiguous policy, it is not surprising that reaction from supporters of legalization was mixed. A move that he acknowledges has irritated some cannabis business leaders.

Global

Trump blasts 'nonsense' intelligence reports during chaotic first press conference as President-elect

It claimed that Russian intelligence had "compromised" Trump during his visits to Moscow and could "blackmail him". "It was a sad and pathetic attempt to get clicks", Spicer said. The official spoke on the condition of anonymity because the official was not allowed to publicly discuss the matter. Wednesday morning Trump tweeted Russian Federation had no leverage over him, and said it was all intelligence agencies trying to get a "last shot" at him.

Global

Trump attacks CNN and BuzzFeed at press conference

On the repercussions for posting the piece, Trump added: "I think they're going to suffer the consequences, and they already are". After addressing the claims on Twitter , Trump said at his press conference: "BuzzFeed is failing pile of garbage ".

Global

Trump's new line: Mexico will reimburse United States for wall

The peso closed down nearly 2 percent at 21.801 per dollar, while the IPC stock index gained 0.73 percent. The peso has fallen more than 4 percent against the dollar since January 1, according to Reuters . He said his vice president-elect Mike Pence was "leading an effort to get final approvals through various agencies and through Congress for the wall to begin".

Global

How to watch Donald Trump's press conference

With less than two weeks remaining before he is to be sworn in as the nation's 45 president, Republican president-elect Donald Trump has seen his approval rating crater to just 37 percent. "If I don't, do you honestly believe Hillary will be tougher on Putin than me?" "While the president-elect argues his missives inform, many say stow the phone", Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll, said.

Global

India's GoAir firms up order for seventy-two A320neo

Tran, CEO of ACG. Currently Boing is leading in booking most commercial aircraft orders for full year 2016 along with having lead in delivering most commercial aircraft orders at the same time. The A320neo provides the latest technical innovations and unbeatable economics. "By doubling its order to 144 aircraft, GoAir will benefit from a greatly expanded network", Airbus Commercial Aircraft' chief operating officer (customers) John Leahy said in a statement.

Global

Trump and CNN's Jim Acosta Get Into Shouting Match at Presser

Tapper also said CNN had earlier declined to report on the allegations because they could not confirm the claims. It alleges that Michael Cohen, special counsel to Trump , was central to "the ongoing secret liaison relationship between the NY tycoon's campaign and the Russian leadership", and that he met secretly with Kremlin officials in Prague in August 2016.

Global

Driver who killed Guelph's Victor Davis facing new manslaughter charge

Glen Crossley , now 46, was sentenced to 10 months in jail in 1992 after he struck Davis with his vehicle and fled the scene outside a suburban Montreal bar in November, 1989. The family did not attend the indictment, but will closely follow the proceedings. Neither the prosecution nor the defense wanted to discuss with the media the circumstances surrounding the death of Albert Arsenault.

Global

Marco Rubio Lectures Rex Tillerson: Vladimir Putin Is a War Criminal

In 2012, Tillerson received the " Order of Friendship " award from Putin. Earlier, Tillerson did express a harder line on Russia, though blamed an "absence" of USA leadership for recent Russian actions. Virgin Islands for researching climate change in the 1970s and then spending millions of dollars to spread misinformation through think tanks and friendly politicians.

Global

The Amazon.com, Inc (AMZN) Prime Card Just Got Better

Amazon and Chase on Wednesday announced they are upgrading the Amazon Rewards Visa Signature credit card with new benefits that favor the e-commerce giant's Prime subscribers. A look at the new Amazon .com Visa card. Non-Prime members can upgrade their account to apply for the new card. You'll need to be a member of the company's membership program to be eligible, but the card has other redeeming aspects, including no annual fee and no cost for foreign transactions.

Global

Tigerair cancels all Bali flights

The cancellations affected a number of flights around Australia, including flights departing Adelaide and Melbourne. The Department of Transport in Indonesia has accused Tigerair Australia of breaching its licence conditions after a snap decision to suspend the budget airline from flying from Bali to Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne.

Global

Undrafted to All-Star, Wayne Simmonds returns to LA

Combine that with a desire to make sure you have the right talent to make the 3-on-3 tournament work, and now there's even a smaller pool of players from which to choose. He already has 17 goals and 20 assists for 37 points in 40 games, and the Jets wouldn't be in the playoff race without him. "I'm just trying to put everything together and be a complete player in this league and do anything that's possible to help my team win".


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 Forward → End