• AfD kann in NRW und Niedersachsen zur Bundestagswahl antreten
AfD kann in NRW und Niedersachsen zur Bundestagswahl antreten

Kostet der Partei das womöglich den Einzug in den Bundestag? Bei der Landtagswahl im Mai waren die Piraten gescheitert und verpassten den Wiedereinzug in das Parlament. Landeswahlleiter Wolfgang Schellen habe eine Stellungnahme der NRW-AfD angefordert, die bereits vorliege. Der Ausschuss wies auch Einwände eines Linken-Mitglieds zurück, das die Z...

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  • Police in Australia thwart terror plot to bring down plane
Police in Australia thwart terror plot to bring down plane

The counter-terrorism raids led to a ramping up of security at airports around Australia . "We are encouraging our customers departing from Australian ports to check in early for their flights to allow for this", she said , adding that passengers on these flights are able to check in three hours before departure.

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  • Anthony Scaramucci listed as dead by Harvard alumni directory
Anthony Scaramucci listed as dead by Harvard alumni directory

Pity poor Anthony Scaramucci: reportedly getting divorced , sacked from his job after a mere 10 days - and now there's an erroneous report that he's dead. In 2005, he founded SkyBridge Capital, the investment firm he was still receiving payments from until June. His resignation follows an interview late last week filled with obscenities and ra...

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  • IT raids on Karnataka minister's house in Bengaluru, Congress cries foul
IT raids on Karnataka minister's house in Bengaluru, Congress cries foul

Income Tax sleuths on Wednesday began searching the residence of Karnataka Minister D.K. Shivakumar in the city and a luxury room he was staying at a private resort here, an official said . The Income Tax (IT) department recovered Rs 5 crore in cash while raiding the Delhi residence of the minister. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma question...

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  • Tillerson says he has differences with Trump on Iran deal
Tillerson says he has differences with Trump on Iran deal

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged on Tuesday that he and President Donald Trump disagree over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and said the two men discuss how to use the worldwide agreement to advance administration policies.

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  • US Senate introduces legislation to protect children from hot cars
US Senate introduces legislation to protect children from hot cars

At least 729 children have died since 1998 from heatstroke in vehicles in the US - 29 so far this year. In a press release Monday, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety President, Jackie Gillan said, "These deaths are agonizing, they are completely avoidable and there is technology that should be in every vehicle to save lives".

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  • United States tells North Korea: 'We are not your enemy'
United States tells North Korea: 'We are not your enemy'

Tillerson acknowledged that the United States is limited in how much it can pressure Iran on its own and said it was important to coordinate with the other parties to the agreement. The CIA Director told an audience that while it would be "a great thing to denuclearize the peninsula", the USA should seek to break "every piece" of the North K...

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  • Top Democrat says Kelly good for WH and country
Top Democrat says Kelly good for WH and country

CNN quotes multiple sources close to Kelly. Trump announced Friday that Kelly would replace Reince Priebus as chief of staff, the latest in a series of staff moves aiming to reset the White House's communications and agenda efforts. A former Trump campaign adviser describes the current state of the GOP as a problem of elected officials not evo...

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  • Senate Democrats Appear to be Showing a Spine on Tax Reform
Senate Democrats Appear to be Showing a Spine on Tax Reform

Trump, along with Republicans in the Senate and House of Representatives, has called for major tax cuts for businesses and individuals, saying that lower tax rates would drive the economy and grow jobs. Three Democrats didn't sign Schumer's letter: Sens. Absent were the names of three Democrats facing reelection next year: Heidi Heitkamp of North D...

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  • Reward offered in search for man accused of shooting sheriff's deputy
Reward offered in search for man accused of shooting sheriff's deputy

The full version of this story will be available to all readers after 8 weeks . He has been charged with attempted murder, having weapons while under disability and fleeing and eluding. The Fulton County Sheriff's Office also reported that Gilmore allegedly stole a silver 2000 Chevy Tahoe after Monday evening's incident. She is being held in C...

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  • Philippine mayor killed in shoot-out
Philippine mayor killed in shoot-out

Espenido, who oversaw the simultaneous, post-midnight raids on Parojinog's residence and three other houses, described the mayor as a "high-value target on illegal drugs". More than 3000 suspects have been killed in anti-drug operations since Duterte became president on June 30, 2016, according to police statistics. Majority of those victims have...

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  • Air France jet flew past North Korea missile path, report says
Air France jet flew past North Korea missile path, report says

Air France told ABC News in a statement North Korea's missile test zones "don't interfere in any way with Air France's flight paths", and there was no "reported incident" following the flight. It landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone, and an area that's used by commercial and fishing vessels. The US military is set to conduct a ...

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  • Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan orders media to 'get out' of crucial meet
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan orders media to 'get out' of crucial meet

The Chief Minister himself shouted "get out", as per media reports. The bilateral talks between the district leaders of the CPM and the BJP-RSS held here on Tuesday made a decision to exhort their cadre not to escalate strife and tension.CPM district secretary Aanavoor Nagappan and V Sivankutty told reporters after the discussion, they had discus...

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  • Spain Against EU Sanctions Against Venezuela, Yet Supports Individual Measures
Spain Against EU Sanctions Against Venezuela, Yet Supports Individual Measures

In a 15-minute video posted online last week, Lopez urged Venezuelans to keep up anti-regime protests. Lopez was detained in early 2014 for allegedly inciting anti-government protests. That would make Maduro think twice before imposing a new Cuba-style constitution to abolish the democratically elected National Assembly. The constituent assem...

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  • Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls
Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls

In its petition, the party said that use of NOTA in "indirect elections" was in direct conflict with and militates against the system of proportional representation by means of single transferable vote. Gujarat Assembly Secretary DM Patel had said the NOTA option will be printed on ballot papers to be used in the Rajya Sabha polls. Three of them jo...

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  • Isis and climate change top world fears
Isis and climate change top world fears

Given eight problems facing the world and asked to choose the two that anxious them most, 61% of the almost 42,000 people interviewed in 38 countries named climate change. "But worries about the USA and its power and influence have increased in many countries in Europe and around the world since the election of Donald Trump".

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  • Trump Weighed in on Son's Statement 'as Any Father Would'
Trump Weighed in on Son's Statement 'as Any Father Would'

But after a complete denial from his legal team that the president was involved at all, the White House confirmed Tuesday afternoon that Trump did weigh in on his son's statement about that controversial meeting. "Apart from being of no effect, the characterizations are misinformed, inaccurate and not pertinent", he said in a statement to CNN aft...

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  • Stephen Colbert Gives Hilarious Reaction To Anthony Scaramucci's White House Exit
Stephen Colbert Gives Hilarious Reaction To Anthony Scaramucci's White House Exit

Before his show Monday night, Colbert tweeted : " Scaramucci , We hardly knewcci". It just says "Scar". "It's official: The White House is a middle school cafeteria", Meyers quipped. "You wanna know why I was sacked? " the fake Scaramucci said. "This was a little awkward", Fallon said on " The Tonight Show ". "Imagine the odds of that happe...

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  • WaPo: Trump Dictated Son's Convoluted Statement on Russia Meeting
WaPo: Trump Dictated Son's Convoluted Statement on Russia Meeting

The statement, written while Trump was flying home from the G-20 summit in Germany in early July, said the meeting between the lawyer and Donald Trump Jr . After the Times obtained an email chain showing an acquaintance, Rob Goldstone, offered Trump Jr. a meeting where he could obtain information as part of a Russian government effort to help ...

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  • Burkas or bus seats? Image sparks anti-Muslim Facebook debate
Burkas or bus seats? Image sparks anti-Muslim Facebook debate

Another fumed: 'Get them out of our country, those who look like collapsed umbrellas. Norway's Integration and Diversity Directorate has posted a summary surrounding the country's attitudes towards immigration and diversity. "I think I passed the test because the first thing I saw was a group of Darth Vaders", cracked another. The Washington...

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  • Public reacts to new Labour leader Jacinda Ardern
Public reacts to new Labour leader Jacinda Ardern

However, this morning she took objection to radio show panellist Mark Richardson saying that employers "need to know that type of thing from the women you are employing". "You've just got to take every day as it comes and try and see if you can make the best of the lot you're given". She was voted in as leader after Little bowed out due to a series...

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  • Court Orders Gray Wolf Protections in Great Lakes
Court Orders Gray Wolf Protections in Great Lakes

This ruling defies common sense. Congressional Republicans and some Democrats are now working on legislation to force the FWS to again delist the Great Lakes gray wolf and make sure the courts can not undo the decision . "Senator Klobuchar's cynical legislation to end protections for wolves not only harms this wonderful species but also unde...

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  • US Vice President: 'Georgia is our main strategic partner'
US Vice President: 'Georgia is our main strategic partner'

Reports have suggested that Serbia's Prime Minister Ana Brnabic will also come to Podgorica. (Zurab Kurtsikidze/Pool Photo via AP). Facing a crowd of Georgian and worldwide journalists at government offices in Tbilisi, Pence, standing alongside his host, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili , said America first does not mean America a...

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  • Democrats to distinguish themselves from GOP by supporting pro-life candidates
Democrats to distinguish themselves from GOP by supporting pro-life candidates

Congressional Democrats' political fundraising arm is open to anti-choice candidates, according to the organization's chair. That includes candidates who do not support abortion rights . Under the leadership of Obama and Pelosi, the party has suffered the worst electoral record in decades. Amid pressure from abortion activists, Perez describe...

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  • Riyadh announces massive Red Sea tourism project
Riyadh announces massive Red Sea tourism project

As per the BBC report, the country hopes to attract both domestic and tourist visitors as part of its efforts to develop the country's economy, due to fall in oil prices. Bahrain's King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa has held talks with Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, in Jeddah , where both leaders discussed the...

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  • Record Number of Jews Ascend Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av
Record Number of Jews Ascend Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av

Safadi made these statements during an assembly of foreign ministers of the Islamic countries in Turkey. "Many more risky crises will erupt as a result of continued Israeli violations if Israel does not uproot the sources of the tension, if the occupation doesn't end, if East Jerusalem is not independent and not the capital of the sovereign Pales...

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  • Specially trained riot officers tackle 'disturbance' at The Mount prison in Hertfordshire
Specially trained riot officers tackle 'disturbance' at The Mount prison in Hertfordshire

Inspectors revealed how the former legal high was causing extreme problems at the prison - with 70 inmates seen by medics after collapsing or "turning to zombies" in just one month. "It is time for the Government to act and act quickly". The report said concerns raised previous year had not been addressed by the MoJ. In November a year ago, and m...

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  • Critics: Trump's Crafting of Response to Russia Meeting Is 'Obstruction of Justice'
Critics: Trump's Crafting of Response to Russia Meeting Is 'Obstruction of Justice'

That first statement neglected to mention Trump Jr. had been promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton by a Russian lawyer who was working in the U.S.to overturn the Magnitsky Act - which placed some Putin cronies under financial sanctions.

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  • The 8 unhealthiest restaurant meals in America
The 8 unhealthiest restaurant meals in America

This new pasta dish, made for meat lovers, has Italian sausage, pepperoni, meatballs, and bacon on pasta flavored with butter and cream. The Cheesecake Factory has never gone home empty-handed from the "Xtreme Eating Awards", and 2017 is no exception: The California-based chain is a double dis-honoree this year, with a 2,310-calorie entrée that f...

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  • Top Senate Democrat urges Trump to block China deals over North Korea
Top Senate Democrat urges Trump to block China deals over North Korea

Xinhua's editorial is a direct response to Trump's tweets targeting China over the weekend. To that end, if China continues to passively address North Korea, I urge you to use. Chinese trade with North Korea actually increased 37.4 percent in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2016. China's ambassador to the United ...

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  • Corey Lewandowski fired from conservative network OANN
Corey Lewandowski fired from conservative network OANN

He was then-candidate Trump's first campaign manager but was sacked in June 2016. Citing "three sources with knowledge of the situation", the Beast reported that Lewandowski was let go because he appeared on Fox News and other networks too often.

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  • Putin Signed a Law to Deploy Russian Air Base in Syria
Putin Signed a Law to Deploy Russian Air Base in Syria

The original deal , signed in Damascus in January, sets out the terms under which Russian Federation can use its Hmeymim air base in Latakia Province which it has used to carry out air strikes against forces opposing President Bashar al-Assad.

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  • Possible delays at Brisbane Airport
Possible delays at Brisbane Airport

Did our terror experts miss plot to bring down plane? It comes following new USA and United Kingdom rules which ban laptops and tablets from being taken onto planes for certain flights from the Middle East. Increased security measures had been increased at Sydney on Thursday but only introduced at other major Australian airports on Sunday. '...

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  • Kriti Sanon body-shamed by 'Hate Story' actor Bhairavi Goswami
Kriti Sanon body-shamed by 'Hate Story' actor Bhairavi Goswami

Recently Kriti Sanon took to Twitter and posted a video that has her dancing to the tunes of a song from the latest release. Although she showed off her fun and craziest side in a video by showing her insane moves on the Hawa Hawa . It all started when loud mouth Kamal R Khan aka KRK tried to troll the Raabta star on Twitter by posting a vide...

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  • Oakland A's probing apparent attack on fan by security guard
Oakland A's probing apparent attack on fan by security guard

Witnesses posted to social media that the attack appeared unprovoked and that the security guard was booed when she returned to the area. An East Bay Times staffer attending the game watched as five or six security guards walked along the walkway in the upper deck and that one guard seemed to be looking for someone specific.

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