• Alibaba Investing $15 Billion for Global Research
Alibaba Investing $15 Billion for Global Research

Alibaba's objective is to create new and disruptive technologies to "benefit small businesses and narrow the technology gap to make our world a more inclusive place", chief technology officer Jeff Zhang said in prepared statements. Within those areas, the company said the works will focus on real-world applications as machine learning, network...

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  • Turkey, US discuss visa crisis in phone talks: state media
Turkey, US discuss visa crisis in phone talks: state media

His remarks came three days after the US suspended non-immigrant visa services in Turkey . A first version of the Turkish statement that was posted on the embassy's Twitter account yesterday afternoon had said the measure would apply "to visas in passports".

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  • 10th hurricane of 2017 season forms in Atlantic
10th hurricane of 2017 season forms in Atlantic

The Miami-based hurricane center says Ophelia could strengthen some more over the next 48 hours. But the storm seems to be heading east towards the coast of Spain instead of crossing the Atlantic towards the hurricane-ravaged Caribbean. On August 9th, the National Hurricane Center updated their 2017 outlook and predicted it was going to be an a...

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  • Tehran at Ease, United and Ready as Trump to Announce Iran Strategy
Tehran at Ease, United and Ready as Trump to Announce Iran Strategy

Iranian officials are slamming an anticipated decision from the United States to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp (IRGC) a terrorist organization, saying that with such a move, the USA would be "joining the terrorists' camp". New reports emerged Wednesday afternoon that Trump's planned speech on Iran may be scaled back and not take pl...

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  • Trump to nominate White House aide to head DHS
Trump to nominate White House aide to head DHS

Kirstjen Nielsen, an expert in cybersecurity and former member of the White House Homeland Security Council, will be nominated as the next secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Politico and other outlets are reporting . President Donald Trump is expected to nominate White House aide Kirstjen Nielsen as his next secretary of Homeland ...

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  • Day After Visiting Maze, Mom Realizes 3-Year-Old Is Lost
Day After Visiting Maze, Mom Realizes 3-Year-Old Is Lost

Joe Monson told the New York Daily News . Because the boy only revealed his age and the names of his brother and cat, the owners went vehicle to auto and throughout the maze, announcing that a lost child had been found, per KSL . Authorities would not confirm whether the child has been returned to the mother. A police officer took the boy to her ...

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  • Republicans to Trump and Corker: Please just stop
Republicans to Trump and Corker: Please just stop

Earlier, Corker, the current chairman of the Senate's Committee on Foreign Relations, told The New York Times that Trump's impulsive policy risks setting the country "on the path to World War III". "Didn't have the guts to run!" Corker that evening spoke with New York Times reporters and said he is concerned that Trump is running his White Hou...

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  • Trump says U.S. nuke force must be in 'tiptop shape'
Trump says U.S. nuke force must be in 'tiptop shape'

The request, which if acted on would violate decades of nuclear disarmament treaties and reverse longstanding USA policy, reportedly came shortly before Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the president a " moron ". Donald Trump reacted angrily on Wednesday to an NBC News report that claimed he asked the top Pentagon brass for a massive ...

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  • Government pledges to tackle ethnic inequalities in schools
Government pledges to tackle ethnic inequalities in schools

Attempting to relaunch that agenda, she published the findings of a " Race Disparity Audit " which pulled together existing data from across sectors such as health, education, employment and the criminal justice system and analyzed it to discover how ethnicity affects people's lives.

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  • In Syria, the crashed Russian su-24, the crew perished
In Syria, the crashed Russian su-24, the crew perished

A Sukhoi military jet crashed while trying to take off from Russia's Hmeimim base in Syria on Tuesday, killing the crew, Russian news agencies quoted a military spokesperson as saying. Hmeymim base has been used by Moscow to launch air strikes against opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The latest casualties put the toll of Russ...

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  • US Army must be ready on North Korea: US Defence Secretary Mattis
US Army must be ready on North Korea: US Defence Secretary Mattis

While Mattis told the troops to stand ready , President Donald Trump tweeted that "policy didn't work" with North Korea, reiterating his assertions that diplomacy has failed time and time again under various presidents. "There is a timeline on this" Milley said, acknowledging that North Korea's missile threat has rapidly progressed and will li...

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  • Maharashtra cuts VAT on petrol, diesel; calls it 'Diwali gift'
Maharashtra cuts VAT on petrol, diesel; calls it 'Diwali gift'

The effective price of petrol in Gujarat from mid-night today will be Rs 67.53 per litre and that of diesel Rs 60.77 per litre, the chief minister said. The prudent thing to do is to reduce expenditure of the State government for which guidelines have been issued to all the departments. "While base price of petrol and diesel in Bihar stands at IN...

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  • CBS reporter backtracks claim that Colin Kaepernick would stand for national anthem
CBS reporter backtracks claim that Colin Kaepernick would stand for national anthem

NFL free agent Colin Kaepernick on Sunday appeared to dispute a report that he would stand during the national anthem if he was signed to an NFL team. In March, sources claimed Kaepernick would be willing to stop kneeling for the upcoming football season. La Canfora summarized their conversation but the segment did not air any comments directl...

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  • Saudi king's visit to Moscow highlights Russia's role in Middle East
Saudi king's visit to Moscow highlights Russia's role in Middle East

The State Department said the USA government approved the sale of its advanced Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) missile defense system to Saudi Arabia in a $15 billion deal that officials claim furthers U.S. "Lots of militants from both Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia are fighting for the Islamic State [terrorist group, outlawed in R...

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  • Heavy rain, gusty wind disrupt life
Heavy rain, gusty wind disrupt life

It has now moved close to Purulia, regional Met director said G K Das said. Waterlogging and uprooted trees blocked some thoroughfares of the city , affecting the movement of vehicles. Overall, more than 45 flights were affected due to the bad weather. Services were disrupted at city's Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport as arrival ...

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  • Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates IAF Commanders' Conference at Air Headquarters
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates IAF Commanders' Conference at Air Headquarters

Since taking charge as Defence Minister, Ms. Sitharaman has travelled extensively to various military stations and border areas. Citing the 1890 treaty between Britain and China , Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said, "The Sikkim section of China-India border has been delineated by the historical convention and the Nathu La ...

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  • We gave Modi who speaks, says Amit Shah
We gave Modi who speaks, says Amit Shah

In Uttar Pradesh too, development has been sped up in Yogi's government . "For 70 years, from the Panchayat to Parliament, the Gandhi family was in power, but Amethi never saw development", Shah said. "You seek an account of our three years [in power], Rahul baba?" "Have you heard of start-up India? Why have poor not got houses?" he asked. ...

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  • Hillary Clinton condemns longtime Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein
Hillary Clinton condemns longtime Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein

She said in a statement on Tuesday that she was shocked and appalled. "The behavior described by women coming forward can not be tolerated", Clinton said in the statement. He added, "I haven't asked him for anything and he hasn't given me anything". I'm a USA senator and I'm telling you that sexual harassment is unacceptable.

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  • Trump challenges Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to 'compare IQ tests'
Trump challenges Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to 'compare IQ tests'

Tillerson, though, is a "very sophisticated guy" who has a different approach than Trump did, Gingrich said, and that has made the transition a tough one. Trump tweeted last week that Tillerson was "wasting his time" trying to negotiate with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over that country's nuclear weapons program, writing, "Save your energy...

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  • Kenya's opposition candidate has withdrawn from the election rerun
Kenya's opposition candidate has withdrawn from the election rerun

Angry protests occurred a few days after in opposition strongholds across the country but peace returned when Raila Odinga said he was taking the results to court instead . The electoral commission tweeted that they were meeting with their legal team and "will communicate the way forward". The government-backed Kenya National Commission on H...

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  • International Monetary Fund cuts South Africa's growth forecast for 2017
International Monetary Fund cuts South Africa's growth forecast for 2017

The IMF said that it expects India's economy to grow by 6.7% in 2017, slower than the 7.2% it had forecast in April, due to the lingering impact of the government's sudden demonetization previous year and a newly introduced goods and services tax.

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  • Virginia Magistrate Seeks Arrest of Man Beaten During White Supremacist Rally
Virginia Magistrate Seeks Arrest of Man Beaten During White Supremacist Rally

Police in Charlottesville, Virginia Monday issued a warrant for 20-year-old DeAndre Harris , a black man who was beaten at a white nationalist rally in August. Merritt added that the warrant is "highly unusual", saying that they are typically issued by the police department instead a magistrate . After news broke of the arrest warrant aga...

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  • 'This hypocrisy is appalling' Bombardier slammed with additional 80% duty
'This hypocrisy is appalling' Bombardier slammed with additional 80% duty

The Commerce Department proposed a 79.82 percent antidumping duty on Friday, on top of a 219.63 percent duty for subsidies announced last week. Last month, the US government approved the sale of 18 Boeing Super Hornet jets to the Canadian military, at a cost of 6.4 billion Canadian dollars (about 5.1 billion USA dollars), to replace Canada's agin...

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  • Farmer who rescued missing girl gives $7000 reward to her
Farmer who rescued missing girl gives $7000 reward to her

Wyffels called Melchert a "hero" at a meeting with Melchert and Block's family on Friday. At Barker's house, he restrained Block, and for the next 29 days, Barker and two other men, Joshua Holby, 31, and Steven Powers, 20, sexually and physically assaulted her, police said .

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  • Meryl Streep Calls Out Harvey Weinstein in Statement About Sexual Harassment Allegations
Meryl Streep Calls Out Harvey Weinstein in Statement About Sexual Harassment Allegations

The money and the power behind some of the biggest Hollywood films of the past 25 years, Weinstein and brother Bob founded Miramax in 1979, building it into a major Hollywood player before selling it to Disney in 1993. "The intrepid women who raised their voices to expose this abuse are our heroes", she said. But Streep was also quick to di...

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  • Fire Prevention Week set in Santa Maria
Fire Prevention Week set in Santa Maria

Sills said at home, it is important for parents to talk to their children about fire safety and practice some fire drills, similar to what would be done in a school. Mathew Pridham said the street in front of the Firehouse will be closed for a simulated vehicle accident at 11:45 a.m., and the department's rescue unit will demonstrate how they cut o...

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  • Woman Found Dead In Chatswood Alley, Man Hiding On Rooftop
Woman Found Dead In Chatswood Alley, Man Hiding On Rooftop

The dead woman was thought to be aged in her 20s. "It was pretty obvious due to the harshness of the scene", he said via Facebook. The man was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital under police guard. Police are now trying to speak with a man taking refuge on the roof of an awning of an apartment building bordering the alley on Brown Street. ...

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  • White House maintains Trump has confidence in Tillerson
White House maintains Trump has confidence in Tillerson

While posing with military leaders and their wives at a White House photo op Thursday evening, Trump's remarks were cryptic and, perhaps by design, a little ominous . He's been very clear that that's his number one priority. One reporter at the White House briefing questioned whether leaving an unclarified statement out there might be counterpro...

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  • May - We will not revoke Article 50 European Union exit process
May - We will not revoke Article 50 European Union exit process

The EU, however, lobbed the ball straight back. Progress has been limited so far, despite May's offer in a speech in Florence to plug the gaps in the EU's budget that the United Kingdom will create when it leaves, and an assurance that the country will meet its wider financial obligations to the bloc.

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  • Supreme Court bans sale of firecrackers this Diwali in Delhi-NCR
Supreme Court bans sale of firecrackers this Diwali in Delhi-NCR

The SC allowed the sale of firecrackers to resume after November 1 this year. India and China together account for more than half of the 4.2 million deaths attributable to air pollution worldwide in 2015, a study by the US -based Health Effects Institute (HEI) showed.

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  • US Policy on North Korea isn't working
US Policy on North Korea isn't working

The US President, however, didn't elaborate his remark and left it unclear what he actually meant by "giving billions of dollars", "only one thing will work". Meanwhile, North Korea is reportedly preparing a test launch for an ICBM that could potentially threaten the continental US. "You'll find out", is all Trump seemed to be able to say when he...

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  • Trump says he would open to a temporary healthcare reform deal
Trump says he would open to a temporary healthcare reform deal

Trump tweeted earlier in the day that the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is continuing to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election , should instead focus its efforts on " looking into the Fake News Networks in OUR country ".

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  • Russia, Saudi Arabia Agree on S-400, Other Weapons Deliveries
Russia, Saudi Arabia Agree on S-400, Other Weapons Deliveries

Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia have agreed on the supply of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, as well as a number of other weapons, including the Kalashnikov AK-103. "This proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security objectives of the United States by improving the security of a friendly country", the statement read.

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  • Vice President Pence leaves NFL game after players kneel during national anthem
Vice President Pence leaves NFL game after players kneel during national anthem

Pence , the former governor of IN, traveled to Indianapolis from Las Vegas where the vice president spent Saturday taking part IN ceremonies honoring the victims of the shootings. The President's tweet comes after questions were raised about Pence using government travel to go to the game in Indianapolis on Sunday. Pence tweeted about his ...

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  • White House Releases Extensive List Of Immigration Policy Demands
White House Releases Extensive List Of Immigration Policy Demands

In an attempt to put "America First" US President Donald Trump intends to introduce a highly aggressive immigration policy which is based on merit and could benefit Indian skilled workers. What does Trump say about DACA? Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals had provided two-year work permits to the dreamers that Trump has calle...

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