• Boris Nemtsov killers handed long jail sentences
Boris Nemtsov killers handed long jail sentences

BOGOTA • Lawmakers in Honduras voted unanimously to ban child marriage, making it illegal in the Central American nation for children under the age of 18 to get married under any circumstances. Dadayev, who was arrested in Chechnya nine days after Nemtsov was shot dead at close range in Moscow, initially pleaded guilty to the murder, but soon ret...

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  • India rejects China's offer, says it's bilateral issue
India rejects China's offer, says it's bilateral issue

Gopal Baglay, Spokesperson, MEA said the meeting can "perhaps" take place although he refused to give details on the agenda. "While India has traditionally been focused on deterring Pakistan, its nuclear modernisation indicates that it is putting increased emphasis on its future strategic relationship with China".

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  • Korea Not Caused By Nuclear Test
Korea Not Caused By Nuclear Test

The tremor occurred 176 kilometers east-southeast of Hoemul-li, North Korea, at a depth of 537.6 km below the East Sea, it said on its website. Information on possible victims and destructions did not arrive. 6, 2016. All of North Korea's underground nuclear tests have been conducted on land. A Pentagon spokesman said initial indications show...

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  • United Kingdom sets out Brexit bill to end European Union membership
United Kingdom sets out Brexit bill to end European Union membership

In a statement, Ryanair chief executive officer Michael O'Leary told the European Parliament's Transport and Tourism Committee that flights will remain cancelled for several months after Brexit unless a new aviation deal between the United Kingdom and the EU is signed, reported the Independent.

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  • China's trade with North Korea rises 10%
China's trade with North Korea rises 10%

The Chinese government defended importing iron ore from North Korea on Thursday, saying such purchases "strictly and earnestly" comply with the United Nations' sanctions, The Associated Press reported . On June 30, the US took steps to penalize a Chinese bank, a Chinese shipping company and two Chinese citizens it claimed worked to help North Kore...

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  • Appeals Court Overturns Sheldon Silver Conviction
Appeals Court Overturns Sheldon Silver Conviction

Cabranes wrote for a unanimous three-judge panel. A properly instructed jury may not have convicted Silver, the 2nd Circuit said in its decision (PDF) on Thursday. It should be noted that the appellate court's ruling still leaves the door open for prosecutors to retry Mr. Activity that might be uncouth - like brokering meetings for wealthy be...

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee head to ask Donald Trump Jr to testify
Senate Judiciary Committee head to ask Donald Trump Jr to testify

Chuck Grassley (who's also the Republican chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee) announced yesterday they plan to question Manafort, noting the committee will issue a subpoena if he's uncooperative. Grassley declined to comment on whether he thought there was anything criminal in Trump Jr .'s meeting with Veselnitskaya. Grassley lead the ...

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  • Trump Personally Ensures Afghan Girls Gain Entry To US For Robot Olympics
Trump Personally Ensures Afghan Girls Gain Entry To US For Robot Olympics

Parole is a temporary status in which a person who is otherwise ineligible to enter the country is allowed in temporarily because of an emergency or humanitarian objective. As a result, all 163 teams from 157 countries are able to participate in the event being held on July 16 in Washington DC. "We just wanted to show the power and skills of Afg...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association whistleblower dies aged 72
Federation Internationale de Football Association whistleblower dies aged 72

Love him or loathe him, no-one can deny Chuck Blazer his legendary place in the annals of football politics. He did a lot for the sport. Chuck Blazer, the Forest Hills native who helped the USA government expose just how corrupt soccer's worldwide governing body was, died Wednesday.

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  • The White House's exceedingly dishonest attack on the Congressional Budget Office
The White House's exceedingly dishonest attack on the Congressional Budget Office

Under the President's proposals, budget deficits from 2018 through 2027 would total almost one-third less than those in CBO's baseline projections, ranging between 2.6 percent and 3.3 percent of GDP, down from 3.6 percent in 2017. The CBO said did not take into account all of Trump's proposals that may affect the economy because "the details on num...

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  • Gran Turismo Sport Gets a Release Date and Official Box Art
Gran Turismo Sport Gets a Release Date and Official Box Art

Gran Turismo Sport , Sony's answer to Microsoft's Forza franchise, now has a confirmed release date of October 18 2017. The news comes after more than a year of delays, arriving four years into the PS4 generation. As time goes by, Sony intends to reveal numerous new cars and tracks. Early Gran Turismo games focused on nailing the unique handlin...

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  • Problem occurred at altitude in deadly US Marine crash
Problem occurred at altitude in deadly US Marine crash

Six of the Marines and the sailor were from an elite Marine Raider battalion at Camp Lejeune , North Carolina, and were headed for pre-deployment training in Yuma, Arizona, the Marine Corps said Tuesday. "Your looked up and you saw the plane twirling around", he said. "We should keep them in our prayers always, and never take their sacrifice for...

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  • Pokemon GO Fest will unlock in-game perks for the entire world
Pokemon GO Fest will unlock in-game perks for the entire world

Those unable to attend can join a global challenge with those at Pokemon Go Fest to unlock special rewards. Now Niantic has shared more details on what exactly the big Pokemon GO event will entail, revealing some of the unlocks as well as teasing a mystery challenge.

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  • MI city ranked among worst-run cities in nation
MI city ranked among worst-run cities in nation

Being fifth-best doesn't mean Lexington doesn't have problems. Nampa ranked 16th in financial stability, 41st in infrastructure and pollution, 44th in safety and economy and 65th in health. Chicago, however, ranked at no. 140 on the list of 150. According to one study, not too shabby. Corpus Christi ranked 89th in quality of city services, but scor...

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  • Russian Federation sanctions bill stalled in House amid Trump objections
Russian Federation sanctions bill stalled in House amid Trump objections

The pending legislation, which passed the Senate on a 98-to-2 vote last month, is effectively a congressional check on Trump: anytime the president wants to make a change to sanctions policy on Russian Federation, lawmakers would have a chance to block him.

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  • Air Canada Plane Narrowly Avoids Major Disaster at SFO
Air Canada Plane Narrowly Avoids Major Disaster at SFO

Further adding to the confusion, Aimer said after listening to audio of the incident, it appeared there was only one air traffic controller handling both ground and tower frequencies. Air Canada said in a statement that it was investigating the circumstances of the go-around involving its plane and has "no additional information to offer" at this t...

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  • La liste des reçus au Brevet des Collèges en Indre-et-Loire
La liste des reçus au Brevet des Collèges en Indre-et-Loire

C'est le taux de réussite au brevet des collèges dans l'académie de Nantes, pour les élèves scolarisés (hors individuels et enseignements à distance).

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  • La relégation de Bastia en National maintenue, le club va faire appel
La relégation de Bastia en National maintenue, le club va faire appel

Bastia entend utiliser tous les recours à sa disposition pour sauver sa place en Ligue 2: "Le club va immédiatement faire appel de cette décision devant le CNOSF ".

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  • Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli troops
Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli troops

Palestinian news agency Wafa said the Palestinians shot dead were Saad Salah, 21, from the city of Jenin, and Aws Salame, 17, from the Jenin refugee camp. In Jenin area, north of the West Bank, Israeli army reportedly detained four Palestinians from the villages of Burqin and Ta'ennek. As the West Bank's most densely populated Palestinian city, Q...

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  • Emplois familiaux : le Sénat pourrait procéder à une nouvelle délibération
Emplois familiaux : le Sénat pourrait procéder à une nouvelle délibération

Mais sauf surprise, les députés vont réintroduire cette interdiction lorsqu'ils examineront le texte. " Catherine Tasca propose alors " d'encadrer ses embauches familiales " sur le modèle du règlement du Sénat " en limitant à un seul emploi ce type de recrutement et en en plafonnant la rémunération".

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  • Korea, China too meddled in USA election: Aide
Korea, China too meddled in USA election: Aide

He also said the agency had not detected any unusual activity at North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear test site. Haley said Sunday in a televised interview that the U.S.is going "to push hard against China" because of its economic control over North Korea.

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  • Christian Benteke Reportedly Discussed by Everton Amid Olivier Giroud Rumours
Christian Benteke Reportedly Discussed by Everton Amid Olivier Giroud Rumours

No contact has been made with Benteke over the possibility of a potential switch to Goodison Park, and if one thing is certain it's that the Eagles will be reluctant to lose the hitman who they only signed from Liverpool for £27m last summer.

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  • Police say 80 died in London fire, while locals count hundreds lost
Police say 80 died in London fire, while locals count hundreds lost

Ms Campbell pledged the authority would use its financial reserves to build more council housing in the wake of the disaster. Commander Cundy had also denied politicians' and former residents' claims that the death toll of the incident could be way more than 80 people.

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  • Qatar: Le Drian dans le Golfe les 15 et 16 juillet
Qatar: Le Drian dans le Golfe les 15 et 16 juillet

La base d'Al-Udeid mise à la disposition des Etats-Unis par le Qatar est une pièce maîtresse de la guerre menée par Washington contre l'EI. Dernier accord en date, l'officialisation mardi entre la compagnie d'Etat Qatar Petroleum (QP) et le géant français Total d'un partenariat de 25 ans pour développer le grand gisement pétrolier offshore d'...

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  • House GOP Proposes $1.6 Billion for Border Wall
House GOP Proposes $1.6 Billion for Border Wall

The committee said Tuesday the legislation includes $1.6 billion for the construction of a wall along the US southern border as well as $6.8 billion for disaster relief and emergency response efforts. February 8, 2017. Some conservatives are threatening to shut the government down if the wall is not included. At a briefing with reporters Monday...

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  • LR : six pro-macrons suspendus
LR : six pro-macrons suspendus

Et le député des Hauts-de-Seine de poursuivre: " Eh bien, si c'est cela, je dis à messieurs Accoyer , Wauquiez et Ciotti qu'ils étaient tous les trois membres du groupe R-UMP, qui avait scindé un temps le groupe UMP à l'Assemblée nationale lors de la précédente législature (au tournant de 2012-2013, NDLR).

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  • Can The Overwatch League Give eSports The Breakthrough It Needs?
Can The Overwatch League Give eSports The Breakthrough It Needs?

Sterling VC, a venture capital fund sponsored by Wilpon's Sterling Equities, will secure NY, per Wolf. With today's announcement, it is officially confirmed that investors have purchased franchise spots in Overwatch League . This news follows on the heels of rumors that the Overwatch League requires teams to put down a $20 million franchise f...

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  • Brazilian senators block vote on labour laws reform
Brazilian senators block vote on labour laws reform

The senators commandeered the leaders' table on the rostrum and prevented Senate President Eunicio Oliveira and some of his allies from taking their seats. The opposition is demanding an amendment, which would send it back to the Chamber of Deputies for another vote. But the dramatic protest by opposition senators Tuesday was a blow to Temer that r...

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  • Colette ferme ses portes !
Colette ferme ses portes !

Sa créatrice, Colette Rousseaux, qui tient le magasin depuis vingt ans, souhaite prendre sa retraite. C'est dans un message diffusé via les réseaux sociaux de l'entreprise que l'on apprend cette fermeture prochaine: " Toutes les bonnes choses ont une fin ".

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  • GOP Senator: 'It's a Biblical miracle' that Donald Trump is president
GOP Senator: 'It's a Biblical miracle' that Donald Trump is president

A Brooks campaign spokeswoman did not immediately return a request for comment. As Democrats continue to delay and obstruct the confirmation of President Donald Trump's nominees, the GOP is bolstering its own strategy. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) in the August 15 primary, and the party expects to hold the Alabama seat without a serious Democratic ...

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