Billionaire Tom Steyer Will Not Run for Office in 2018

In the process, the billionaire investor can continue to build his personal political brand ahead of 2020. "We are all in through November 6, 2018", Steyer said . Senate seat now held by Dianne Feinstein (D), but in a Monday interview, Steyer said, ... More..

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Pence reschedules Middle East trip for late January, adds stop in Jordan
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Pence reschedules Middle East trip for late January, adds stop in Jordan

An Egyptian intelligence officer has instructed several Egyptian TV talk show hosts to downplay Trump's Jerusalem decision. While Egypt would denounce the decision in public, Al-Khouly reportedly said that ...More..

Israel imposes travel ban on 20 foreign NGOs over boycott movement
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Israel imposes travel ban on 20 foreign NGOs over boycott movement

The blacklist now covers around 20 groups the ministry says are part of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS) and which it says consistently and openly work to delegitmize Israel. While its imp...More..

Washington state deputy killed responding to home invasion
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Washington state deputy killed responding to home invasion

Daniel McCartney, 34, was chasing the suspect when shots were exchanged, fatally wounding the officer, authorities said. The shootout left McCartney with life-threatening injuries. Nearby, they discovered the...More..

BBC's China editor resigns over gender pay gap dispute
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

BBC's China editor resigns over gender pay gap dispute

The BBC's China editor has resigned her position in Beijing in protest over what she called a failure to sufficiently address a gap in compensation between men and women at the public broadcaster. A BBC spoke...More..

United Nations emergency session humiliating defeat for US
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

United Nations emergency session humiliating defeat for US

Haley said Friday that "the world should applaud their courage", and the US "stands unapologetically with those in Iran who seek freedom for themselves". Furthermore, U.S. -allied France and the United Kingdom...More..

Stunned by cold, sea turtles rescued from frigid waters off Florida
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Stunned by cold, sea turtles rescued from frigid waters off Florida

At Sea Turtle Inc., turtles are photographed, measured, and registered while they begin to recover from hypothermia. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says they've already rescued almost...More..

Feds change marijuana policy, which could affect businesses involved
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Feds change marijuana policy, which could affect businesses involved

Experts say they think the multi-billion dollar business now legal in some form in a majority of states is too large to bust. Under the state's medical marijuana law enacted in 2014, NY has 1,384 medical prac...More..

US Freezes $125 Million Funds to UNRWA
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

US Freezes $125 Million Funds to UNRWA

The delay could be purely symbolic, since the USA has a few more weeks before it must make the payment. The move came less than one month after U.S. Jerusalem remains at the heart of the Middle East conflict,...More..

Amit Shah says Manik Sarkar's 'clean image' in Tripura a lie
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Amit Shah says Manik Sarkar's 'clean image' in Tripura a lie

Addressing party workers after kicking off his election campaign at in West Garo Hills district, Shah said: "While on my way to Tikrikilla (to address a public rally), I did not have hope but after seeing the r...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Tottenham Hotspur manager hits back at FA Cup claims

Liverpool finally sold Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona for £145million this weekend, months after the Brazil playmaker first decided he wanted a switch to Spain . So it's important that we must achieve eve...More..

Kyle Edmund crashes out to Grigor Dimitrov after nasty fall in Brisbane
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Kyle Edmund crashes out to Grigor Dimitrov after nasty fall in Brisbane

Once Dimitrov had helped him to his chair, and once his right ankle had been bound up with stiff tape, he was able to play out the final three games of his 6-3, 6-7, 6-4 defeat. The Bulgarian set up what prom...More..

Man dies in Stockholm metro station blast
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Man dies in Stockholm metro station blast

The man, in his 60s, was rushed to a hospital but later died, while the woman, in her mid-40s, suffered minor wounds to her face and both legs, Olsson said. Local resident Milorad Jencic told AFP he was shocked...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Tanker and ship collision near Shanghai leaves 32 missing

The Iranian oil tanker Sanchi burns after its collision with a freighter off China's east coast. CF Crystal's 21 Chinese crew members were rescued and the ship suffered "non-critical" damage, the ministry r...More..

Trump Goes After 'CNN Flunky' Jake Tapper After Stephen Miller Interview
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Trump Goes After 'CNN Flunky' Jake Tapper After Stephen Miller Interview

Miller praised Trump extensively, saying the "reality" is that the President is a political genius and that Trump's Twitter missive declaring himself a " very stable genius " did not undermine the claim. Desp...More..

Karnataka Assembly elections 2018: Yogi, Siddaramaiah engage in Twitter war
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Karnataka Assembly elections 2018: Yogi, Siddaramaiah engage in Twitter war

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's no-holds barred attack on the Congress government at a big rally in Bengaluru on Sunday drew a sharp jibe from Chief Minister Siddaramaiah , who told the "vis...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

LaVar Ball Says the Lakers "Don't want to play" for Luke Walton

They don't want to play for him", LaVar Ball said. One wonders if Carlisle is more upset with Ball, or ESPN. Give him LeBron and [LiAngelo]. Still, anyone who's paid even semi attention to Ball over the pre...More..

Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards

A former speechwriter for President Obama said CNN's Jake Tapper made a "strong entry" for President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. Cheri Angel responded: "I can hardly wait". T...More..

Trump complains about 'Fake Book,' likens himself to Reagan
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Trump complains about 'Fake Book,' likens himself to Reagan

Trump said Democratic critics and the US news media were bringing up the "old Ronald Reagan playbook and screaming mental stability and intelligence" since they have not been able to bring him down in other way...More..

Australia swelters in record high temperatures
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Australia swelters in record high temperatures

A cool sea breeze dropped the CBD temperature just before 1.30pm with strong winds helping to push the temperature below 33 degrees by 2pm. On Sunday, the city was originally forecast to hit 40 degrees, but s...More..