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Dwyane Wade to move to bench role for Cleveland Cavaliers


Said Wade: "When me and coach talked before I made a decision to come here. we both talked about the opportunity for me to kind of lead the second group, but we also both talked about what I've always done my whole career is I've always started and that's what I know so our goal was to see how it was". Read More »

Tillerson in Pakistan with a tough message on safe havens


The minister informed the Senate that Pakistan told the U.S. delegation that they should allow their policymakers, not military leaders, to chalk out a policy for peace in Afghanistan as the military solution had failed and now a political solution was needed. Read More »

Russian chopper 'with 8 on board' down at sea - Norway rescue service


A rescue helicopter and a frigate were deployed to the area. "It's a civilian helicopter that belongs to the Arktikugol company and it flies the miners between (Svalbard's main town of) Longyearbyen and Barentsburg". "We are physically looking for the helicopter". It was reported missing at 3:35pm local time and confirmed down at 3:45pm, the rescuers added. In March 2008, three people were killed after a Russian Mi-8 helicopter with nine people on board crashed about 4 kilometers (2.5 ... Read More »

At least 47 dead in firecracker factory fire

A firefighter on the scene said the victims had been burned beyond recognition. The Tangerang police chief, Harry Kurniawan, said the police were investigating whether the factory had been properly licensed to manufacture fireworks. The factory, part of a complex that borders a residential area, had only been operating for six weeks, district government official Toni Rustoni told Metro TV. Read More »

BJP to observe Nov 8 as 'Anti-Black Money Day'


Hitting at the Opposition, Jaitley said, " Congress had adequate opportunity to be in power, and I can't recollect a single significant step that they ever took against black money". He said since the government was formed in 2014, from day one it had taken steps against black money. Jaitley had proclaimed that India's macro-economic fundamentals are very strong and reeled out economic indicators to support government contention that GDP growth slowdown has bottomed out and economy is ... Read More »

Fees Could Double at Most Popular National Parks

Entrance fees would still not be charged to visitors under 16 years of age or holders of Senior, Military, Access, Volunteer, or Every Kid in a Park (EKIP) passes. To submit comments electronically visit:, to comment use the "document list" or "open for comment" project links in the left side navigation menu. Read More »

First CFPB rule set for repeal, trades react


The advocacy group Consumers Union and several veterans groups, including the American Legion, lobbied to keep the rule. Vice President Mike Pence broke the tie when two Republican senators defected. Republicans in the U.S. Senate are now trying to garner enough support to pass a resolution that would repeal the rule, after a similar measure passed in the U.S. Read More »

Envoy Scott Brown Is Warned After Remarks to Guests


Brown says he attended the event with his wife on his first day in Samoa and said he'd been complementing the well-dressed guests as they walked in. Brown said. Sadly it's politics and it is what it is", Ambassador Brown claimed, with a shrug. They all looked great, Gail looked great, you know I was dressed up and Gail and I both walked in and we said, "Boy you guys look lovely, you look really handsome sir, you know, you guys are great", ' he explained. Read More »

Las Vegas shooter's brother arrested, jailed on child porn charges


The investigation into Mr Paddock ramped up after his brother undertook the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history earlier this month, killing 59 people and injuring more than 500. The 58-year-old was detained while at a Los Angeles assisted-living facility, where he was awaiting surgery for spinal stenosis. The evidence was discovered after his eviction. Read More »

Hamas deputy leader says to continue Iran ties, armed fight


The delegation of senior Hamas officials arrived in Iran's capital on Friday to confer with Iranian officials on mutual ties as well as the latest developments in the occupied Palestinian lands. For his part, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani cautioned the Palestinian groups about enemies' continued efforts to provoke division among Resistance forces. Read More »

Ewan McGregor and wife Eve Mavrakis split after 22 years


Winstead , meanwhile, also separated from her significant other in May. Speculation surrounding the state of Ewan's marriage reached fever-pitch when he was spotted kissing Mary Elizabeth in a West London cafe at the weekend. The couple, who have four children together, broke up in May but made a decision to keep the news under wraps, People reports. The pair married in 1995 and share four daughters. Read More »

House GOP leaders to investigate FBI's handling of Clinton email probe


Democrats are criticizing both investigations as attempts to distract from the ongoing investigation into Russia's election meddling and possible collusion with the Trump campaign, according to ABC News . Russian Federation later assumed full ownership of the company. Since uranium is considered a strategic asset, with implications for national security, the deal had to be approved by a committee composed of representatives from a number of United States government agencies. Read More »

Northern Ireland abortion case to begin at Supreme Court

Belfast's High Court made a declaration in December 2015 that the law was incompatible with Article 8 of the ECHR, the right to respect for private and family life, because of the absence of exceptions to the general prohibition on abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities and pregnancies resulting from sexual offences. Read More »

Cabinet approves "Bharatmala": National Highway project of 7 lakh crore


The government plans to bring out simultaneous tenders for different segments of road construction to ensure speedy completion of the projects. The government also approved the construction of 2,000 km of roads, along the eastern and western borders of the country to boost border roads and worldwide connectivity. Read More »

The US Secretary of State made a Surprise Visit to Iraq


The United States, a key ally of both Baghdad and Kurdish forces in the battle against ISIL, opposed the non-binding referendum , as did Iraq's neighbours Iran and Turkey. The council's creation was promoted by the Trump administration to improve relations between Saudi Arabia, Iran's main regional rival, and Iraq , whose majority Shi'ite-dominated government has close ties with Tehran. Read More »

Trump has no plans to block scheduled release of JFK records

Over the years, the National Archives has released most documents related to the case, but a final batch, amounting to tens of thousands of pages, remains and only Trump has the authority to decide whether some should continue to be withheld or released in redacted form. Read More »

Protester gets close to Trump at Capitol


In February, Clayton and another activist distributed Russian flags emblazoned with " TRUMP " to attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) as the president took to the stage. News congressional reporter and producer Frank Thorp captured one of the better angles of the protester's tirade. Through the use of new online organizing technology as well as old-school organizing tactics, we will help drive attention and activism toward a growing list of coalition partners, ... Read More »

Mega Millions: More expensive to enter, harder to win

Chances of winning the jackpot will decrease from 1-in-258.9 million to 1-in-302.6 million, while the chance of winning any prize - which will run from $2 to the jackpot - will go from 1-in-14.7 to 1-in-24. Under the change, players will select from 70 numbers for their first pick, and then from 25 numbers for their Mega Ball pick. Big changes are on the way for Mega Millions lottery players after Friday's drawing. Read More »

Trump Calls Florida Rep. Wilson 'Wacky'


Robert Kelly, in combat in Afghanistan and knows the pain of a Gold Star family. "He has my sympathy for the loss of his son, but he can't just go on TV and lie on me". It is jarring to listen to Kelly's description of the congresswoman's behavior and then hear the entirely respectful and generous remarks she actually delivered. Read More »

Hostage situation at English shopping mall ends


A British leisure park was in lockdown on Sunday with witnesses telling United Kingdom media a gunman had taken hostages at a bowling alley. Warwickshire police said a man had been arrested and was now in police custody. The restaurant was put on lockdown. There were no injured people in the incident, although the Sky News claimed a person was taken by an ambulance. Read More »

'Oui, wee': Emmanuel Macron's dog filmed weeing on Elysée Palace fireplace

Luckily, Brune Poirson, 35, Benjamin Griveaux, 39, and Julien Denormandie, 37, the junior ministers for ecology, the economy and local government, also see the amusing side. Macron was trying to combat flagging personal ratings and an image as a high-handed technocrat when he spent several hours selecting the dog with his wife Brigitte. Read More »

James Comey confirms Twitter account that was anonymous

James Comey's Twitter account has been revealed and it is already intriguing the public. Gotta get back to writing. Speculation had been rife for months that Comey was behind the account named after 20th century American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr . Read More »

US Preparing to Put Nuke Bombers Back on 24-hour Alert


He made his comments during a six-day tour of US Air Force bases, including Barksdale in Louisiana, where B-52s used to be parked in Christmas tree formation during the Cold War . In an interview with Sputnik professor emeritus of political theory at Cambridge who has a long-standing interest in the politics of the Korean Peninsula, John Dunn, has said that both North Korea and the United States are playing an "extremely dangerous" game. Read More »

"Underwear bomber" sues feds over prison treatment


Abdulmutallab's cell, such as his Muslim prayer rug and Qu'ran". Abdulmutallab isn't seeking any changes related to the length of his sentence; he's now serving four terms of life imprisonment plus fifty years for his attempt to use a weapon of mass destruction. Read More »

UN, AU pledge to help Kenya ensure credible rerun of presidential poll


He said that the former commissioner used a calculated move to flee to the U.S. to announce her exit from the electoral commission. However, Mr Kenyatta and the commission have vowed that Thursday's poll will go ahead. Kenyatta had been declared the victor in the earlier vote. But NASA leader Raila Odinga has pulled out of the race and insisted the election will not take place. Read More »

Small child's body found in culvert in Texas


Mathews has been missing since October 7 when her father told police he put the girl outside as punishment because she did not drink her milk. He told the police that he looked for the girl 15 minutes after he locked her out of home, but she was missing by then. Read More »