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Defiant Clinton looks to explain loss in new memoir Defiant Clinton looks to explain loss in new memoir
- September 08, 2017

While the approximately 500-page tome is likely to point the finger of blame for her election defeat at a number of people (former FBI James Comey ) and institutions (the Democratic National Committee) and even countries ( Russia ), some excerpts being leaked show that she has her targets set firmly on Sanders. (more...)
Intel scores victory in fight against €1.06bn AMD antitrust fine Intel scores victory in fight against €1.06bn AMD antitrust fine
- September 07, 2017

The commission said Intel foreclosed one of its competitors, Advanced Micro Devices Inc., from the market by granting rebates to four major computer manufacturers on the condition that they purchased all, or nearly all, of their x86 CPUs from Intel . (more...)
Facebook: Russia-Linked Accounts Bought $100000 of Political Ads During 2016 Election Facebook: Russia-Linked Accounts Bought $100000 of Political Ads During 2016 Election
- September 07, 2017

The social network said Wednesday it sold $100,000 worth of ads to inauthentic accounts likely linked to Russian Federation during the election. Through a broad search, Facebook found Russian Federation linked accounts bought approximately $50,000 in potentially politically related ad spending on roughly 2,200 ads. (more...)
Gauri Lankesh murder: Mumbaiites demand an impartial probe Gauri Lankesh murder: Mumbaiites demand an impartial probe
- September 07, 2017

Ravish Kumar wrote the article after it was found that some Twitter users, who claimed they are being followed by Prime Minister Modi, posted abusive messages about Gauri Lankesh - the renowned journalist shot dead in Bengaluru on Tuesday. (more...)
US Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Fischer Resigns US Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Fischer Resigns
- September 07, 2017

Appointed to the board for an unexpired term finalising on 31 January, 2020, his term as vice chairman was due to expire on 12 June 2018. His term as vice-chair was set to expire next year. But with Fischer's soon-to-be-vacant seat, the president has the responsibility for nominating a candidate to the seven-member Board of Governors, and each much be confirmed by the Senate. (more...)
Rafael Nadal into US Open quarterfinals with win over Alexandr Dolgopolov Rafael Nadal into US Open quarterfinals with win over Alexandr Dolgopolov
- September 07, 2017

Seven matches later, the Estonian will face either fourth seed Elina Svitolina or Madison Keys in the last eight. She dropped the first set and had to fight off a match point in the second before rallying to beat No. Vandeweghe, coached by former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash, enjoyed the faster start claiming the first break of the match in the third game but Pliskova recovered the break deficit to level the opener at 4-4 after a game which included back-to-back double faults from the ... (more...)
Aung San Suu Kyi says government working to protect Rohingya rights Aung San Suu Kyi says government working to protect Rohingya rights
- September 06, 2017

Modi's government has taken a strong stance on an influx into India of some 40,000 Rohingya from Myanmar over the years, vowing last month to deport them all. ■ Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday presented Myanmar President Htin Kyaw a sculpture of Bodhi tree. Guterres reiterated his condemnation of the recent attacks by the Rohingya insurgents. (more...)
Life Without Su'a Cravens on Redskins Life Without Su'a Cravens on Redskins
- September 06, 2017

The organization's second-round pick in 2016 after a stellar career at Southern California, Cravens saw significant playing time as a reserve linebacker in his rookie season while missing five games with a concussion and an arm injury. After claiming former Vikings lineman T.J. Clemmings off waivers, the Redskins placed Cravens on the exempt/left squad list. Whatever he has to do, we're here to support him. (more...)
North Korea: Trump condemns 'rogue nation's hostile, dangerous' nuclear test North Korea: Trump condemns 'rogue nation's hostile, dangerous' nuclear test
- September 05, 2017

If carried out, that option could mean a halt to United States trade with China, which has supported economic sanctions on North Korea but remains the key economic partner for the rogue nation. A spokesperson for Vice President Mike Pence said he would be in attendance. Russian Federation is ready to take part in talks to try to solve the North Korean issue but has yet to see any positive impact from sanctions against Pyongyang, a Kremlin spokesman said on Sunday. (more...)
N Korea could nuke US, Europe 'within months' N Korea could nuke US, Europe 'within months'
- September 05, 2017

It's still too early to see if Kim can create new rules without crossing a line that the United States won't tolerate. This refers to North Korea's attempt to strengthen its weapons capabilities and use them to test its bargaining power against the United States. (more...)
Nirmala Sitharaman is new defence minister, Piyush Goyal gets railways Nirmala Sitharaman is new defence minister, Piyush Goyal gets railways
- September 04, 2017

After derailment of train in Uttar Pradesh, Mr Prabhu had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and offered to resign. The new ministers of state sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony in the Rashtrapati Bhavan include Virendra Kumar, Anant Kumar Hegde and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat , former IAS officers Alphons Kannanthanam and R K Singh, former diplomat Hardeep Puri and ex-Mumbai police chief Satyapal Singh. (more...)
Russia: US order to vacate diplomatic property 'blunt act of hostility' Russia: US order to vacate diplomatic property 'blunt act of hostility'
- September 04, 2017

The U.S.is also ordering the closure of annexes in Washington and NY, the latest in a series of escalating tensions between the U.S. and Russian Federation. The sanctions were imposed in response to Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and to punish Russia further for its 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. (more...)
Seoul: N. Korea believed to have conducted 6th nuclear test Seoul: N. Korea believed to have conducted 6th nuclear test
- September 04, 2017

People look at a TV news on screen showing Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe while reporting North Korea's a possible nuclear test in Tokyo Sunday, Sept. "I was eating brunch just over the border here in Yanji when we felt the whole building shake", Michael Spavor, director of the Paektu Cultural Exchange, which promotes business and cultural ties with North Korea. (more...)
Funds for Harvey victims may be delayed without debt limit increase: Mnuchin Funds for Harvey victims may be delayed without debt limit increase: Mnuchin
- September 04, 2017

Goldman Sachs, an American financial services company, estimated that failure to raise the ceiling would force a government spending cut equal to between 3 and 4 percent of USA gross domestic product, which would have crippling economic consequences. (more...)
US, South Korea speak after North's nuclear test US, South Korea speak after North's nuclear test
- September 03, 2017

Both praised the South Korean-U.S. coordination in response to North Korean missile threats in recent days, Gesecki said. The top security adviser did not elaborate, but the move comes amid a growing call here for nuclear rearmament. fighter jets. Before Sunday's test, Seoul officials had revealed an ongoing discussion between the two sides for a possible rotational deployment of the USA stealth jets F-22 and F-35B. (more...)
NASA's Most Experienced Astronaut Peggy Whitson Returns, Spending 228 Days In Space NASA's Most Experienced Astronaut Peggy Whitson Returns, Spending 228 Days In Space
- September 03, 2017

Whitson spent 288 days on the space station during her flight, with Fischer and Yurchikhin spending 136 days on their mission. Whitson completed four spacewalks , adding to her previous six outings and setting a record for the most time spacewalking by a woman. (more...)
Gas Prices Are Going Way Up in Mississauga Gas Prices Are Going Way Up in Mississauga
- September 03, 2017

Prices already jumped almost 10 cents in some places since Harvey roared ashore in Texas a week ago. Dan McTeague, a senior petroleum analyst with price-tracking website GasBuddy.com, said North American wholesale gasoline prices have been holding relatively steady for a couple of days. (more...)
Dozens detained as Tamil Nadu braces for the next storm ---- Anitha Dozens detained as Tamil Nadu braces for the next storm ---- Anitha
- September 02, 2017

When leading advocate Nalini Chidambaram moved the apex court seeking admissions to medical courses only on the basis of NEET score, Anitha impleaded herself as one of the respondents against the plea in the SC. Anita's HSC marksheet, which shows her scoring 1,176 marks out of 1,200. He said the government should have offered her counselling to come out of her depression. (more...)
Canada manufacturing growth cools in Aug, but employment jumps Canada manufacturing growth cools in Aug, but employment jumps
- September 02, 2017

To keep pace with rising client demand, companies increased staffing numbers for the fourth straight month in August, at the most marked pace in more than 17 years. The currency's depreciation also contributed to purchase-price gains accelerating for the first time in seven months, though at a slower pace than seen at the start of the year. (more...)
Germany and Egypt agree deal to stem migrant flow Germany and Egypt agree deal to stem migrant flow
- September 01, 2017

With debate over the refugee crisis looming large in Germany's election debate, Dr Merkel denied hardening her refugee line for party political purposes. "If she wants to come in under my leadership with the CDU as junior partner, then we can see". " Europe itself still hasn't done its homework to this day ", she said, adding that the continent can not be selective in showing solidarity. (more...)