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  • IMF reduces its forecast for US economic growth this year

    IMF reduces its forecast for US economic growth this year

    In its latest update to the market on Tuesday (4 October), the International Monetary Fund said it expects the United Kingdom economy to grow by 1.8% in 2016, marginally higher than its forecast of 1.7% in July. However, the fund lowered its forecast for growth next year to 1. 1 per cent . "By maintaining high near-term growth momentum in this manner, the economy faces a growing misallocation of resources and risks an eventual disruptive adjustment", it said.

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  • Supreme Court rejects bid to reopen Walker campaign probe

    Supreme Court rejects bid to reopen Walker campaign probe

    The prosecutors are Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, Iowa County District Attorney Larry Nelson and Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne - all Democrats. Four other district attorneys joined the investigation along with a special prosecutor. Advocates for tightening of campaign finance laws are bemoaning the U.S.

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  • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to order review of defense pact with US

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to order review of defense pact with US

    President Rodrigo Duterte conveys his apologies - this time, in person - to the Jewish community for the controversial Hitler remark he made last week. On Sunday, Duterte said he had received support from Russian Federation and China when he complained to them about the United States. Duterte has announced he will not allow the Philippine navy to conduct joint patrols with the United States military in the disputed South China Sea because it could spark an armed conflict in Philippine ...

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  • Florida governor warns residents about hurricane

    Florida governor warns residents about hurricane

    Highways will have all traffic lanes directed away from the coast for the evacuation, and the state will close schools and county government offices in 26 of the state's 46 counties staring Wednesday. Haley says evacuations are starting tomorrow to ensure safety. Haley said the time of the evacuation could change if Matthew alters course or the expected weather conditions improve or worsen.

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  • Pope Francis makes surprise visit to quake zone

    Much of Amatrice is still closed due to security concerns. Rev. Rodney McKenzie, Jr., Director of the Academy for Leadership 7 Action, National LGBTQ Task Force stated, "When Pope Francis made his now famous "who am I to judge' remarks, LGBTQ people of faith were hopeful of real change in the Roman Catholic church.

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  • Clinton, Dems haul in $154M in September

    Clinton, Dems haul in $154M in September

    After heavily implying that it is true that he has not paid federal incomes taxes in 18 years, Trump still said that the New York Times story features an "alleged" tax filing. According to her campaign website, Clinton will lay out her plans for the economy and urge Ohioans to register to vote. Mr Trump has repeatedly refused to release his tax records.

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  • UKIP's Diane James quits as leader after 18 days in the job

    On Thursday, a Public Polling Policy (PPP) survey revealed that after the first of the three planned debates, Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton had a solid lead over her Republican rival in five key U.S. It is unclear what the party's internal process is for selecting another leader. " Hillary Clinton has led us into an endless series of wars, where we have made things worse, and is part of a big business, establishment ", he told CNN.

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  • Mario Balotelli had this offer from Jurgen Klopp

    Mario Balotelli had this offer from Jurgen Klopp

    The ever-controversial Mario Balotelli believes not being selected in Italy's upcoming World Cup qualifiers was the right decision for both himself and the national team. For the time being, Nice are one point clear of second placed Monaco and four points clear of reigning champions Paris Saint Germain in third. "I'm playing as a centre forward and we're creating chances for the forwards to finish, and there's nothing better than this for a forward".

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  • Michelle Obama makes light of Trump's microphone problem

    The Hillary Clinton campaign announced it was positing a campaign stop in Miami Gardens scheduled for Wednesday because of Hurricane Matthew. And while he's expected to return to the campaign trail next week, Obama isn't likely to make it to Florida before the state's October 11 voter registration deadline.

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  • US suspends contacts with Russia on Syria

    US suspends contacts with Russia on Syria

    Secretary of State John Kerry threatened to cut off talks with Russia after it was accused of bombing the convoy. "This is not a decision that was taken lightly", a statement from State Department Spokesperson John Kirby said. "Unfortunately, Russia failed to live up to its own commitments, including its obligations under global humanitarian law", Kirby said, in the statement.

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  • Brain drain can be converted to brain gain: PM Modi

    Brain drain can be converted to brain gain: PM Modi

    In a video message, Kejriwal said he saluted the PM for his decisive action in ordering the strikes, his first words of praise for a figure he called a coward and a psychopath just months ago. "My blood boiled looking at this. There were reports being published by BBC and The New York Times questioning whether surgical strikes actually took place", he further said.

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  • Trump could have avoided taxes for nearly 20 years

    Trump could have avoided taxes for nearly 20 years

    In what Hillary Clinton's campaign immediately described as "a bombshell report ", the New York Times revealed Donald Trump declared a loss of $916 million in his 1995 income tax returns . In 2012, we learned that despite his great wealth, Mitt Romney paid just over 13 percent in taxes . Trump went on the attack again on Saturday, mocking the former first lady for a recent bout with pneumonia and raising questions about her loyalty to her husband, former president Bill Clinton.

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  • Fan in gorilla suit runs on field during Lions-Bears game

    Fan in gorilla suit runs on field during Lions-Bears game

    Assuming that Quinn would go a different route for 2017, some Detroit Sports Nation writers gave their two cents on which candidate would best for the job. Detroit coach Jim Caldwell is shrugging off speculation about his job security just a quarter of the way into the season. There was no rhythm to it.

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  • "We will end Clinton corruption", says Donald Trump during Novi rally

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump once again appealed to the working class in a MI speech Friday evening, opening with a promise to bring jobs back to the state. "President Barack Obama was born in the United States period", he said that day. The statewide poll showed Trump to be seven points behind Clinton in MI.

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  • Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions Hitler

    The president of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte has said he would be "happy to slaughter" as many drug addicts as Hitler did Jews. Now there are three million drug addicts (in the Philippines). Duterte, 71, won elections in May in a landslide after pledging to wipe out drugs in society, vowing an unprecedented crime war in which 100,000 people would die.

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  • NJ mayor: 1 of 5 devices found explodes

    NJ mayor: 1 of 5 devices found explodes

    The second device, which was described as a pressure cooker with wires and a cellphone attached to it, was removed early Sunday by a bomb squad robot, which lost an arm during a controlled explosion later in the day. New Jersey Transit service trains resumed service on the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line at 5:30 a.m. Monday, but they faced residual delays because service was suspended after the devices were found.

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  • Salman Khan talks nonsense: Shiv Sena on actor's remarks on Pakistan artistes

    Salman Khan talks nonsense: Shiv Sena on actor's remarks on Pakistan artistes

    The fanatic leader said that Salman Khan needs to be taught a lesson for favoring Pakistani actors. Reportedly, Fawad has two Indian films in his kitty - Johar's production co-starring Katrina Kaif and superstar Salman Khan's production. "They are artists, not terrorists. The timing of his leaving the country can also be checked with the visa department of India". He posted, "Super stars don't watch news of #UriAttack #Pakistan killing, shooting, butchering Indians, they are busy too.

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