• Sabarimala: After 11 Hrs At Cochin Airport, Trupti Desai Flies Back Home
Sabarimala: After 11 Hrs At Cochin Airport, Trupti Desai Flies Back Home

He accused the Kerala government of trying to destroy the Sabarimala temple. The situation was prevented from getting out of hand largely due to concerted effort by CIAL airport authorities, CISF and district administration who were seen shuttling between Desai and the protesters led by BJP, RSS and Sabarimala Karma Samithi.

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  • Michelle Obama says un-first lady-like things for Jimmy Kimmel
Michelle Obama says un-first lady-like things for Jimmy Kimmel

At first, Obama was skeptical - "So, you want me to just look at those cards and read what you've said?" she asked - but she quickly came around to the bit. Elsewhere on The Ellen Show , while the former First Lady tried to sign copies of her book at Costco , Ellen was being... well Ellen. "I'd ill-advisedly bought new white sneakers to wear ...

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  • McCarthy Wins Minority Leader Race
McCarthy Wins Minority Leader Race

That became unnecessary when Republicans lost the House on Election Day, as the race for minority leader is considered much lower stakes than the race to be speaker. "We need to be making decisions that are evidence based". Sen. Deb Fischer on Wednesday lost her bid for a Republican Senate leadership position after a GOP caucus contest with Sen...

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  • Trump says he finished his written answers in Russia probe
Trump says he finished his written answers in Russia probe

Papadopoulos in the first instance", wrote lawyers at Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP, who now represent Papadopoulos, adding that in such an outcome his "conviction would be reversed". Trump, in turn, contended that the criticism was unfair since Mueller also was not confirmed for his post. The president also took note of news coverage ...

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  • Trump seeks to land blow against media in court fight with CNN
Trump seeks to land blow against media in court fight with CNN

Federal Judge Timothy J. Kelly , a Trump appointee, on Friday granted CNN's request for a temporary restraining order restoring Acosta's "hard pass" - which permits access to the White House grounds - after CNN had argued Acosta's First and Fifth Amendment rights had been violated by the suspension of his press pass.

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  • Facebook Tries to Mop Up Mess Over Its Shady PR Tactics
Facebook Tries to Mop Up Mess Over Its Shady PR Tactics

On Russia , Zuckerberg declared in the fall of 2016 that it was "crazy" to think Facebook had been used to help Donald Trump win the United States presidency, but the report said in-house experts knew this not to be the case. Mark Zuckerberg also said he didn't know Facebook hired Definers . On Tuesday, the numbers of accounts removed...

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  • IDF Shoots Gaza 'Fisherman' Refusing to Back Away from Israel's Border
IDF Shoots Gaza 'Fisherman' Refusing to Back Away from Israel's Border

IDF soldiers shot and killed a Gaza "fisherman" on Wednesday who refused to back away from the border with Israel when ordered to do so by Israeli soldiers. "We reiterate our view that there can be no military solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict". Meir's conclusion was shared by other analysts such as Ha'aretz journalist Amos Harel, who w...

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  • Saudi admits journalist Khashoggi dismembered in consulate
Saudi admits journalist Khashoggi dismembered in consulate

His comments came shortly after Saudi Arabia admitted that 59-year-old Khashoggi was drugged and dismembered inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate last month. "Graham, a senior republican senator, and Bob Corker, the chair of the foreign relations committee, have called for an immediate end to the arms deals that the U.S.

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  • Homeless vet, couple in viral campaign faked story
Homeless vet, couple in viral campaign faked story

According to McClure, Bobbitt approached her vehicle, told her it wasn't safe and went to purchase her gas with his last $20. Johnny Bobbitt (left) stands with his would-be benefactors Kate McClure and Mark D'Amico at the petrol station where the good deed was said to have happened.

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  • Cold start, Rain develops Monday afternoon
Cold start, Rain develops Monday afternoon

Still, the high pressure dominating, keeping the weather front at bay but as the high shift further north, the winds, instead of coming right from the south, start coming more from the east. and 2:00 p.m., and rain likely after 2:00 p.m. Even in the southern Poconos, where the lowest temperatures are anticipated, it's likely to be an all rain event...

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  • California wildfires: Footage gives terrifying perspective of evacuation
California wildfires: Footage gives terrifying perspective of evacuation

On Monday, Trump praised the several thousand firefighters battling the blazes, saying, "The California Fire Fighters, (the Federal Emergency Management Agency) and First Responders are fantastic and very fearless". He shared an images showing his house and his truck destroyed by the fire as he returned with a dust mask around his face. "Winds ...

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  • Libya's PM Sarraj meets eastern commander Haftar in Palermo
Libya's PM Sarraj meets eastern commander Haftar in Palermo

The United States welcomes the conclusions announced by the Government of Italy following the November 12-13 conference on Libya in Palermo , which brought Libyan and worldwide leaders together to advance our shared goal of helping Libya's institutions break their political deadlock and ensure a secure and prosperous future for all Libyans...

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  • South Korea-US military drills violate agreements: North Korean media
South Korea-US military drills violate agreements: North Korean media

On Monday, North Korean state media claimed the U.S.'s joint military drills with South Korea , which restarted last week, violate the so-called inter-Korean military agreement. The findings come amid a stalemate in denuclearization talks between the US and North Korea. The Center for Strategic and International Studies - relying on satellite p...

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  • World leaders gather in Paris a century after WWI armistice
World leaders gather in Paris a century after WWI armistice

The French presidency later sought to defuse the row, saying Macron remarks had been misinterpreted. "It is our deeply rooted obligation to think of the future, and to consider what is essential". The conflict was one of the bloodiest in history, reshaping Europe's politics and demographics. Macron spent the week in the build up to Sunday's cer...

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  • Melania Trump calls for firing of national security aide
Melania Trump calls for firing of national security aide

Her departure would leave national security adviser John Bolton without one of his key allies in the administration, a deputy who has also shared his penchant for bureaucratic infighting. A spokesman for the National Security Council had no immediate comment. The source cautioned Trump could still change his mind on the matter, but said he has...

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  • What comes next after EU/UK Brexit text agreement?
What comes next after EU/UK Brexit text agreement?

Boris Johnson claimed Mrs May is on the brink of "total surrender" to the European Union over Brexit as he urged the Cabinet to mutiny against the Prime Minister's withdrawal agenda. Boris Johnson described it as a "catastrophe" - and Nigel Farage agreed. Certainly not. She could face a vote of no confidence if 48 Tory MPs demand one, wi...

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  • Donald Trump lashes out at another CNN reporter over ‘stupid’ question
Donald Trump lashes out at another CNN reporter over ‘stupid’ question

Acosta's attempts haven't come without criticism and that particular incident earned him a derisive critique from White House advisor Kellyanne Conway. The American Civil Liberties Union also chimed in on Twitter , saying "It shouldn't take a lawsuit from CNN to remind the president of the First Amendment".

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  • Southeast Asian summit puts focus on trade tensions, trends
Southeast Asian summit puts focus on trade tensions, trends

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said the trade war between China and the U.S. would trigger a "domino effect" that would affect trade relations. The draft of a communique to be issued by RCEP nations later in the week, which was reviewed by Reuters, said the group would instruct "ministers and negotiators to work toward the full conclus...

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  • LatestNews - California wildfires toll rises to 31
LatestNews - California wildfires toll rises to 31

Meteorologist David Gomberg told the Los Angeles Times newspaper that fire tornadoes were possible. "More than 4,000 are fighting the Camp and Woolsey Fires in California that have burned over 170,000 acres", Trump tweeted . He took the time to explain what happened and I'm grateful for all of their hard work trying to save my home. She ...

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  • California fires: Malibu residents ordered to evacuate
California fires: Malibu residents ordered to evacuate

No injuries have been reported in either fire. "Firefighters continue to be challenged with extreme fire and weather conditions including strong winds and long range spotting", says the latest update from CAL Fire. At least 200 deputies will be in the five Los Angeles County cities effected by the fire - Westlake Village, Hidden Hills, Agoura H...

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  • Kyrsten Sinema wins election to become Arizona's first woman senator
Kyrsten Sinema wins election to become Arizona's first woman senator

Senate seat Monday in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the battle to replace GOP Sen. "Arizonans had a choice between two very different ways forward: one focused on fear and party politics and one focused on Arizona and the issues that matter to everyday families", Sinema s...

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  • Dershowitz: 'Hypocritical' to Seek Whitaker's Recusal From Mueller Case
Dershowitz: 'Hypocritical' to Seek Whitaker's Recusal From Mueller Case

Mueller has brought charges against Trump's former campaign chairman and other campaign figures, as well as against 25 Russians and three firms accused of meddling in the campaign to help Trump win. Sessions' decision to recuse himself infuriated Trump. Whitaker, a former USA attorney from Iowa who twice ran unsuccessfully for statewide office an...

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  • World leaders mark 100 years since WWI Armistice in Paris
World leaders mark 100 years since WWI Armistice in Paris

The two leaders seek to preserve a West-led social democratic order that they feel is threatened both at home and overseas. He said the convergence of world leaders in Paris to discuss the consolidation of world peace was a step in the right direction and that Liberia whole-heartedly supports such an initiative.

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  • Hemsworth visits destroyed Malibu home
Hemsworth visits destroyed Malibu home

The fire has now surpassed the 1933 Griffith Park disaster that killed 31. Several of the bodies discovered earlier this week were found in or near burned out cars, police have said. The fire has burned both homes and land stretching from Malibu, Westlake Village, and Thousand Oaks, and is now threatening both the Simi Valley and West Hills.

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  • Thousand Oaks Shooter Mocked ‘Hopes and Prayers’ in Pre-Shooting Facebook Post
Thousand Oaks Shooter Mocked ‘Hopes and Prayers’ in Pre-Shooting Facebook Post

It is a moment many Californians have come to dread: Seeing smoke from one of the state's increasingly devastating wildfires approaching and knowing they may soon be forced to leave their homes, perhaps forever. The mother of a young man who survived last year's gun massacre in Las Vegas only to be killed by another gunman in a California bar t...

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  • Whitaker likely 'very interim' Attorney General: McConnell
Whitaker likely 'very interim' Attorney General: McConnell

Democrats, as the minority party in the Senate, might need some Republican support to have legal standing to sue Trump under the Appointments Clause, said Andrew Wright, who was a White House lawyer under former President Barack Obama. Whitacker has previously criticized the Mueller investigation, calling it a "mere witch hunt". Whitaker, who i...

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  • Theresa May's no-deal Brexit plan 'raises alarm bells', says DUP leader
Theresa May's no-deal Brexit plan 'raises alarm bells', says DUP leader

It comes as tensions are mounting between the DUP and the British Prime Minister over the future of Northern Ireland post-Brexit. The DUP has interpreted the wording of her letter to mean that specific Northern Ireland measures will be contained in the Brexit divorce deal despite Mrs May's assurances.

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  • Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel call for Sara Sanders to be terminated
Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel call for Sara Sanders to be terminated

Ms Sanders said the decision was made as a result of Acosta "placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern". Trump also labeled a question from a reporter about whether he wants Whitaker to restrict Mueller's investigation as "stupid". "Sometimes we ask questions that they did not like, and maybe ther...

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  • California Wildfire Toll: 9 Lives, Thousands of Homes, Buildings
California Wildfire Toll: 9 Lives, Thousands of Homes, Buildings

Fanned by high winds and fueled by low humidity and dry vegetation, California's fires have spread rapidly Thursday and overnight into Friday. Portions of Southern California remain under siege as two large brush fires are threatening numerous communities.

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  • Wildfires near California town still reeling from bar shooting
Wildfires near California town still reeling from bar shooting

In Northern California's Butte County, a huge brush fire devasted the town of Paradise, where 1,000 structures were lost. The Los Angeles Police Department was placed on a citywide tactical alert early Friday to ensure all resources are available to assist with any evacuation orders and road closures prompted by the Woolsey Fire , according ...

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  • Vehicle 'explodes', man shot by police in Melbourne
Vehicle 'explodes', man shot by police in Melbourne

The attack during the afternoon rush hour brought the centre of Australia's second largest city to a standstill. The reason for the attack has yet to be confirmed. Local media showed video footage of a man in a dark tunic slashing and stabbing wildly at two police officers as the vehicle burned, before being shot with a weapon.

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  • Trump administration takes step to tighten asylum system
Trump administration takes step to tighten asylum system

The fast-track regulation is nearly certain to trigger legal challenges, Politico reported, even as the announcement of the new measure suggests the president won't ease up on an immigration crackdown that defined his campaign - and first two years in office.

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  • PG&E Stock Falls as California Wildfire Quadruples in Size
PG&E Stock Falls as California Wildfire Quadruples in Size

Other witnesses reported seeing homes, supermarkets, businesses, restaurants, schools and a retirement home engulfed in flames. The Camp Fire started Thursday morning near Paradise, a town of around 27,000 some 90 miles north of Sacramento.

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  • Fly Jamaica flight to Toronto crash lands at airport in Guyana
Fly Jamaica flight to Toronto crash lands at airport in Guyana

It had taken off not long before heading for Toronto. Six people were reported injured and pictures show substantial damage to the starboard wing and engine. The plane had 118 passengers, two infants and eight crew members on board. It says Flight OJ256 "suffered an accident on landing", but offered no other details on the nature of the acciden...

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  • Twitter Users Jokingly Offer To Donate Their Ribs To Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Twitter Users Jokingly Offer To Donate Their Ribs To Ruth Bader Ginsburg

She has survived bouts with cancer and undergoes regular medical checkups. RBG also took a spill back in 2012 and broke 2 ribs that time. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's supporters are clearly willing to do anything to make sure she recovers from a fall that landed her in the hospital on Thursday.

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