learningandfinance.com

Global

Amarinder contesting to help Badal win: Kejriwal

Bikram is brother-in-law of Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal. Hockey player Pargat Singh is nominated from Jalandhar Cantt, while Jalandhar District Congress Committee (DCC) Rural president Jagbir Singh Brar will fight from Nakodar seat.

Global

European Parliament Votes For Next President

The grand coalition has been seen as limiting the influence of Eurosceptic groups led by Britain's UKIP and France's National Front, after they made stunning gains in the last European Parliament elections in May 2014. The two groups have rotated the leadership of parliament between them for nearly every year since the 1970s. Tajani won 274 of the 683 votes cast, opening up a strong lead over centre-left candidate and fellow Italian Gianni Pittella who had 183.

Global

PM Nawaz leaves for Switzerland to attend World Economic Forum's annual meeting

The major event of the 2017 conference is the participation of Xi Jinping, who will become the first Chinese president ever to attend Davos. In the physical and spiritual absence of the new U.S. Beijing sees Taiwan as part of China. "This is among the most important meeting in the WEF's history because business has to take up the challenges that exist in a populist world", Richard Edelman, president and CEO of the Edelman marketing firm, told the AP.

Global

Kremlin says U.S. not invited to Syria talks in Astana

The planned Syria peace talks are part of a deal struck between Russia, Turkey and Iran in Moscow last month that left the USA sidelined. Sergei Lavrov said on January 17 that one of the goals of upcoming Syria peace talks in the Kazakh capital was to consolidate the frail truce in the war-torn country.

Global

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is obsolete, United States could cut a deal with Russian Federation, says Trump

In an interview with German newspaper Bild , published on Monday, Mr Trump criticised German vehicle makers such as BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen for failing to produce more cars on U.S. The United Kingdom's June referendum to leave the European Union serves as an obvious parallel, but similarities are also found in the growing acceptance of Austria's Freedom Party, which was founded by former Nazis, and which lost last May's presidential elections by a mere 0.6 percentage point margin.

Global

AB de Villiers' future in Test cricket in doubt

I will be there for the ODIs, and I'm definitely not retiring from Test cricket because I have plans to come back at some stage. "I want to play as much as possible in order to play in that 2019 World Cup, so whatever that is we're (De Villiers and SA Cricket) still talking about".

Global

Gen. Qamar Bajwa says Pakistan supports Afghan-led peace process

The uptick in violence triggered war of words between the two countries, whose relations have already been tense for months. "The COAS (Chief of the Army Staff) suggested a robust border management mechanism and intelligence cooperation to put a stop to and from movement of terrorists across the border", the statement said.

Global

School choice thrust to forefront

In its resolution, the board calls upon the U.S. Senate to oppose DeVos for education secretary, criticizing her record, which does not include any experience with the public schools she would be charged with overseeing as national education secretary.

Global

Donald Trump could ban press from the White House, warns advisor

Spicer says it's because the new administration would like a larger room to allow more members of the press to attend press conferences. "That's something we're discussing", Spicer was quoted as saying by the magazine. President-elect Donald Trump gestures during his first press conference since July at Trump Tower. In addition to theater-style seats where the White House press secretary conducts daily briefings, the press area of the White House includes workspace for television, ...

Global

Barkha Dutt quits NDTV to explore new opportunities

Barkha joined NDTV straight out of college in 1995, became a leading name in Indian English Television Journalism and now resigned after two-decade stint with the media house. Barkha Dutt, a Padma Shri award victor is likely to concentrate on her own news venture and will explore some new opportunities. She is exploring new opportunities and was likely to start her own venture.

Global

Eustachy: N. Mexico assistant tried to pick fight

In the video, taken by Albuquerque Journal reporter Geoff Grammer and posted on Twitter, Colorado State University basketball player Emmanuel Omogbo is seen and heard arguing with New Mexico assistant coach Terrence Rencher. After being ejected, the UNM coaches walked past the Rams' bench. On Sunday, UNM's athletic department made a decision to release a statement to deny "blatantly false" reports about the event.

Global

IN gets $12.7M in Moody's inflated-ratings settlement

Moody's Corp . agreed to pay almost $864 million to settle claims for its role providing credit ratings for Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities and Collateralized Debt Obligations that contributed to the financial crisis. Those securities were at the heart of the financial crisis. "Moody's sought - and obtained - investor confidence by assuring consumers its ratings and analysis were objective and unbiased, but those assurances proved to be empty", Porrino said.

Global

Facts About Martin Luther King Jr

King said that Trump told him he "is going to represent Americans". Below, the offending tweet, whose contents aren't completely disrespectful - see Donald Trump's attack on Lewis for that - but whose patronizing tone has the Twitterverse vaguely pissed and/or trying to remember who Rob Schneider is.

Global

Half of fathers want less stressful job to help with childcare

Furthermore, 47 per cent of dads want to change into a less stressful job to improve work-life balance and family time. The report identifies workplace culture as the key problem. "Making roles flexible by default, and a healthy dose of realism when it comes to what can be done in the hours available, are absolutely vital", Jackson said.

Global

Donald Trump's Trade Picks Point to Confrontation

Trump has threatened to get tough with what he sees as unfair Chinese trade practices, and suggested that the One China policy could become a bargaining chip. No matter which way the situation plays out, "somebody's going to be unhappy". Rex Tillerson, former chairman and CEO of the oil giant ExxonMobil, told a Senate hearing Thursday that China should stop island building in the South China Sea and be denied access to these islands, which China regards as an integral part of its territory.

Global

Police search for Australian family missing from Japanese ski resort

The resort, known for deep powder snow and hot springs, is particularly popular with Australian skiers and snowboarders. "A big thank you to the hard working team at Ski Patrol and a strong message to everyone on the slopes at the moment to be very careful with more heavy snow again overnight".

Global

Court sentences mother to death for killing daughter for 'honor'

Zeenat Rafiq was set on fire by her mother days after she married Hassan Khan, a motorcycle mechanic against the wishes of her family. Earlier, the mother rejected murder allegations and claimed her daughter, 18, committed suicide by self-immolation because the family refused to accept her marriage.

Global

Pointless Paris Mid East Peace Conference Underway

The conference, five days before Mr Trumps inauguration, was seen as a platform to send a strong signal that the two-state solution would not be compromised. "It is being coordinated between the French and the Palestinians". One can debate the effectiveness or the results of the conference, but Israel mustn't abandon the worldwide arena when its issues or issue relating to the conflict are being discussed without at least presenting its position and trying to persuade participants of the ...

Global

MLK holiday denied to trash haulers at private NYC firms

In the statement , Gilich said the Biloxi City Council should update the city's Code of Ordinances on Tuesday to change the city's recognized name of the holiday to Martin Luther King Jr. "They wanted to know what you had to say and they wanted you to do it and that was the thing that gave us the incentive to get out there and do it", says Smith.

Global

Justin Trudeau's family trip to the Bahamas ethics

When Trudeau confirmed on Thursday that he had used the Aga Khan's private helicopter to travel the 115 kilometres back and forth between Nassau and the Aga Khan's private island, Trudeau said, "It's something we look forward to discussing with the Conflict of Interest Commissioner but we don't see an issue on that".

Global

Sinn Fein move plunges N. Ireland into new election

Although the official start of the election campaign is yet to begin, parties in the dispute have started to prepare election campaigns. The catalyst was the refusal DUP First Minister Arlene Forster to heed Sin Fein calls step aside or allow an independent inquiry over her role in a huge scandal involving a government-sponsored energy program.

Global

Justice Thomas to Make History When He Swears in VP Mike Pence

Pence said these nominees' stances on Russian Federation are proof that Mr. Trump takes the threat of Russian Federation seriously - but later said all Cabinet nominees know with whom decision-making power really lies. Outgoing White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said Obama believed that Trump was the freely elected president. " But what I can confirm having spoken to him about it is those conversations that happened to occur around the time that the United States took action to expel ...

Global

Bangladesh court sentences 26 to death for political killings

The bodies of the victims were found floating in a river, three days after witnesses reported seeing a group of people being bundled into the back of an unmarked van outside the city's global cricket stadium. Their bodies also were found in the river. Prime accused Nur Hossain and four others were taken to the court from Kashimpur jail in Gazipur while 18 other accused were brought from the Narayanganj jail around 9:00 am (local time).

Global

City of Spokane celebrates MLK Day with rally and unity march

And at a time when our politics are so sharply polarized and people are losing faith in our institutions, we must meet his call to stand in another person's shoes and see through their eyes. Last year, King III spent the national holiday commemorating his father in Nashville, where he spoke out against then-candidate Trump's proposed Muslim ban, calling it "the most un-American thing I've ever heard of".

Global

Jason Tarver interviews with new team for coordinator position

Former Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley also interviewed to be the Redskins defensive coordinator. James Kratch, who covers the Giants for the Star-Ledger, writes of the Redskins giving Ryan an interview, "It's a move that many will see as desperate, considering Ryan's less-than-stellar track record as a coordinator, and should be met with crossed fingers in East Rutherford, Dallas and Philly".

Global

Hanson to move ahead with burqa ban plan

A ONE Nation Senator will be going to Donald Trump's inauguration after the party's leader Pauline Hanson got tickets, and Malcolm Turnbull was not invited. Mr Trump's inauguration is expected to have a much different atmosphere to outgoing President Barack Obama's in 2009. Hanson on Monday said she was very excited to receive the invitation, and she seriously considered attending, but she has asked her Senate colleague Brian Burston to attend on her behalf.

Global

After World Series win, Cubs visit White House

Obama praised Cubs Manager Joe Maddon, President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein , team owners the Ricketts family and the team for their perseverance and historic win. Hall of Famers Billy Williams, Fergie Jenkins and Ryne Sandberg also made it, as did Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Obama's former chief of staff. Obama joked about Epstein's ability to end brutal baseball droughts.

Global

Rovio Entertainment: Rovio opens new game studio in London

This led to the company downsizing. In the years since its introduction, the company has tried to expand beyond the franchise, but had limited success in doing so, prompting it to discontinue a number of its games in late 2015. The movie reportedly collected a whopping $350 million worldwide. On its official website, the company has listed the vacancies which include positions for art director, game developer and technical director.

Global

Trump Slams Brennan in Tweets, Indicates He Leaked False Info

Trump acknowledged Brennan's criticism and said he "couldn't do much worse" as president. Of Trump's social media habits, Brennan said , "Now that he's going to have an opportunity to do something for our national security as opposed to talking and tweeting, he's going to have tremendous responsibility to make sure that USA and national security interests are protected".

Global

Alexis Sanchez admits to €1million tax fraud

Janusz Michallik believes Alexis Sanchez's competitiveness combined with contract uncertainties play into his frustrations. Alexis had been accused of concealing earnings from his image rights while at the Camp Nou, to the sum of €587,677 in 2012 and €395,766 in 2013.

Global

Stoinis called in as replacement for Mitchell Marsh

Lynn has aggravated a neck injury and Starc is set to be rested. Marsh has been managing his shoulder but can't keep going any longer, said physiotherapist David Beakley. "Following that consultation and seeing how he responds to treatment we will be able to determine whether or not he can take part in the remaining two one-day worldwide matches in Sydney and Adelaide", said Beakley.

Global

Trump team calls on Obama to stop attacks

The congressman courted the president-elect's ire when he told the U.S. news channel NBC that he did not regard the recent election as legitimate and was not planning to attend Trump's inauguration this Friday. Mr Trump now says he believes Russian Federation hacked DNC accounts after originally being sceptical of the allegations. Despite his newfound literary success, Lewis has nothing to do with Amazon's third bestselling book, Zero Sugar Diet: The 14-Day Plan to Flatten Your Belly, ...

Global

Several killed in nightclub shooting at end of music festival

The attack happened at the Playa del Carmen resort during the BPM electronic music festival early on Monday. His is one of many tweets from those at the festival. Pech said a lone gunman apparently tried to enter the nightclub, but was denied access because he had a gun. People outside the Blue Parrot nightclub after the shooting.

Global

S. Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir

The recalls and safety concerns stung, and company officials say they plan to soon announce a definitive conclusion on why the phones were overheating. "Samsung represents the country's economy". Samsung allegedly donated funds to various entities controlled by Choi Soon-sil, the jailed secretive confidante of the president, including two non-profit foundations and a winter sports center run by Chois niece.

Global

Sterling tumbles as fears of hard European Union exit build

On Brexit: Terming Britain's exit from the European Union as something that "is going to end up being a great thing", the USA president-elect predicted that more countries would follow the UK's lead in leaving the 28-nation bloc. Speaking to The Times in his first interview with a British media organisation since his election victory, the US President-elect revealed that he was inviting Theresa May to visit him "right after" he gets into the White House and wants a trade agreement ...


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