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John Oliver's Mike Pence gay bunny book satire outselling VP's own

John Oliver's Mike Pence gay bunny book satire outselling VP's own In the alternative book, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo , Mike Pence's pet bunny Marlon Bundo meets and falls in love with Wesley and the pair decide to marry. 1 spot. Oliver touted his own book, which features a gay pet rabbit, and said it's a "better Bundo book". Reviews that read, "I fear the writing is above President Trump's reading leve... [Full Article...]

Wall, rail project hold up spending bill

Wall, rail project hold up spending bill The measure must pass both the House and Senate and be signed by President Trump before Saturday, or there will be another partial shutdown of federal agencies. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said the first proposal from the president was a non-starter, although he did not outline the specifics. [Full Article...]

Trump meets with Saudi crown prince on infrastructure, Iran

Trump meets with Saudi crown prince on infrastructure, Iran Trump surprised everyone by holding up a chart of an array of military arsenal approved for sale to Riyadh. The deal is coming up [for sanctions relief renewal] in one month, and you will see what happens. That devastating two-year-old conflict was an early proving ground for the prince, then the minister of defense, but it has been beset by atrocities against civilians and strategic drift. [Full Article...]

PM Modi congratulates German Chancellor Merkel on assuming office for fourth term

PM Modi congratulates German Chancellor Merkel on assuming office for fourth term In a statement in the German parliament Chancellor Angela Merkel said that what is happening in Syria, where thousands of civilians are persecuted, killed or forced to flee, is unacceptable. The German leader renewed expressions of solidarity with the United Kingdom government and said "many indications" point to Russian involvement in the poisoning of Sergei Skripal, who sold Russian secrets to U... [Full Article...]

Demi Lovato had an emotional breakdown recalling her battle with bottles

Demi Lovato had an emotional breakdown recalling her battle with bottles She tweeted: "Feeling gross today at a photo shoot but I'm choosing to accept what I see because I love myself for who I am and your love and support gets me through moments like this. Palestinian-American DJ-producer DJ Khaled is now on tour with the hugely successful USA pop singer Demi Lovato . 'Mental health is something that we all need to talk about, and we need to take the stigma away ... [Full Article...]

Scottish YouTuber Convicted Of Hate Crime For Video Of Nazi-Saluting Pug

Scottish YouTuber Convicted Of Hate Crime For Video Of Nazi-Saluting Pug During the trial Meechan denied any wrong doing and insisted he made the video called "M8 Yer Dugs A Nazi" to annoy his girlfriend Suzanne Kelly, 29. Sheriff O'Carroll deferred sentence on Tuesday and Meechan is expected to return to court at a later date. [Full Article...]

HTC VIVE and IGT partner to deliver VR casino entertainment

HTC VIVE and IGT partner to deliver VR casino entertainment The headset had previously only been made available in China, but HTC now wants to put it in the hands of developers and consumers around the world. As a point of comparison, Oculus said in October that its Go standalone VR headset would cost less than $200 and launch in early 2018, though we expect it'll offer less performance than the Vive Focus . [Full Article...]

Trump won't fire Mueller

Trump won't fire Mueller Trump's renewed focus on Mueller has prompted fears that the president could soon seek to dismiss the special counsel, although the White House has denied that such an action is being considered. In a January interview on Fox News, for instance, he said that anti-Trump text messages exchanged between two Federal Bureau of Investigation officials who were once on Mueller's team reflect a "brazen ... [Full Article...]

Theo Spierings deserved pay packet, despite loss - Fed Farmers

Theo Spierings deserved pay packet, despite loss - Fed Farmers Spierings was the highest-earning CEO of any listed company in New Zealand, attracting criticism after it was revealed he had taken an $8.31 million pay cheque in 2017. Fonterra blames the downturn on a NZ$405 million writedown in the value of its stake in Chinese baby food firm Beingmate and costs arising from a 2013 contamination scare. [Full Article...]

Republicans just voted for an actual Nazi

Republicans just voted for an actual Nazi Jones ran unopposed in the Republican primary on Tuesday and will nearly certainly lose to Democrat Rep. Dan Lipinski in November. Still, a stunning portion of the GOP primary electorate opted to cast their ballot for Jones rather than nobody. [Full Article...]

State Dept. says Putin re-election 'no surprise'

State Dept. says Putin re-election 'no surprise' Trump's call of congratulations to Putin drew bruising criticism from members of his own party even before the revelation that he was advised against it. During a call with President Emmanuel Macron of France, the White House said both men "reiterated their solidarity with the United Kingdom in the wake of Russia's use of chemical weapons against private citizens on British soil". [Full Article...]

Israel arrests French Consulate driver for gun smuggling

Israel arrests French Consulate driver for gun smuggling This comment came even as President trump is expected to launch a peace plan between Isreali and Palestinians after Abbas boycotted his administration over his controversial recognition of Jerusalem as isreal's capital. "This situation is not acceptable". "The changes introduced to the military justice system... are superficial, and affect nothing more than form", the report says, citing stu... [Full Article...]

California teacher who bashed military during classroom rant gets fired

California teacher who bashed military during classroom rant gets fired A student recorded his tirade against the military on video, ABC 7 said. Villon said thousands of emails flooded the school board as veterans and relatives of military personnel from around the world voiced their frustration with Salcido's comments. [Full Article...]

Opposition party set off tear gas in Kosovo Parliament

Opposition party set off tear gas in Kosovo Parliament Rather than allow a discussion and a vote on the issue to proceed in parliament, the group threw tear gas canisters and parliament was evacuated. Among the other parties in the parliament, Serbian List has no interest in the topic of demarcation of the border between Kosovo and Montenegro, and has complained of pressure from the global community to vote for the deal. [Full Article...]

South Korea's Moon says three-way summit possible

South Korea's Moon says three-way summit possible The deal is the latest step in the detente that began after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said at the beginning of the year that he meant to improve ties with his Southern neighbours. Professor Yang Moo-jin of the University of North Korean Studies said the North also needs time to prepare its people for a drastic policy turnaround toward the United States. [Full Article...]

Missouri man scheduled for execution gets last-minute reprieve due to rare illness

Missouri man scheduled for execution gets last-minute reprieve due to rare illness Bucklew was to be put to death in 2014 but received his first stay of execution from the Supreme Court , after a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma stirred fresh debate about capital punishment. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley disagrees, writing in his filing to the Supreme Court that the growth in Bucklew's mouth shrunk 10 percent between 2010 and 2016. [Full Article...]

Strike near school in Syria's Idlib kills 16 children

Strike near school in Syria's Idlib kills 16 children Half of that group's 50,000 fighters belong to the YPG, a Syrian Kurdish rebel group that Turkey says is the Syrian affiliate of the PKK , a terror group that has carried out attacks inside Turkey for decades. He reported 175 strikes since Monday evening. According to Zolotukhin, the number of refugees getting out of Eastern Ghouta through the first two humanitarian corridors has started to decli... [Full Article...]

BJP accuses Congress of hiring Cambridge Analytica for 2019 elections

The ET report titled "This is the Brahmastra Rahul Gandhi will hurl at PM Modi" was suggestive of the fact that the newspaper had obtained clinching evidence in support of its claim. The Congress has denied the allegation. Cambridge Analytica is accused of harvesting private data from millions of Facebook profiles to influence and identify voter behaviour. [Full Article...]

Rauner wins Republican primary, will focus efforts on November

Rauner wins Republican primary, will focus efforts on November Newman attracted the support of national liberal groups, but Lipinski relied on the strength of the party's turnout machine in Chicago and a familiar name. The closeness of the contest represents a significant blow to a deep-pocketed governor who began his primary campaign a year ago with an eye toward the general election, not expecting to have to defend himself to Republican voters. [Full Article...]

Stock Can't Reverse The Downward Trend: Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Stock Can't Reverse The Downward Trend: Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) What's more, that triggered a sell-off in the company's shares; Walmart stock plunged as much as 10.2% in the trading session following the earnings report , marking its worst performance since January 1988. portfolio. Its down 0.34% from 881,700 shares previously. Thompson Davis & has 1.77% invested in Facebook, Inc. The company has managed to keep price to sales ratio of 0.51. [Full Article...]


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