• 190000 sign petition against plan to introduce first lady status in France
190000 sign petition against plan to introduce first lady status in France

Despite his refusal, the petition explained that the refusal was by no means an offense to Brigitte Macron or her ability as a presidential aide. The organisation says it aims to combat corruption and discrimination. France's parliament last month backed reforms aimed at restoring trust in politicians , including measures such as banning MPs ...

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  • Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) Shares Bought by Northpointe Capital LLC
Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) Shares Bought by Northpointe Capital LLC

It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500. Motley Fool Asset Management Llc decreased Loews Corp (L) stake by 26.28% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Among 20 analysts covering Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Pfizer had 51 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

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  • Bollywood lures Apple, Amazon and Netflix in Eros library sale
Bollywood lures Apple, Amazon and Netflix in Eros library sale

Eros, Apple , Amazon and Netflix have also declined to comment on the deal suggesting that it could be a rumour as well. Mumbai-based JM Financial, which is one of India's prominent financial services groups, specialising in providing a spectrum of businesses to corporations, financial institutions, high net-worth individuals and retail in...

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  • Nail-Biter For Ahmed Patel In Gujarat Rajya Sabha Polls: 10 Points
Nail-Biter For Ahmed Patel In Gujarat Rajya Sabha Polls: 10 Points

Out of the 51 MLAs , seven of Vaghela group (including Vaghela) had not gone to Bengaluru but the rest 44 had gone. The BJP did not have the numbers to win a third Rajya Sabha seat from the State, so it engineered defections in Congress ranks, said Patel.

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  • Rajnath Singh on convoy attack: Rahul Gandhi didn't follow security protocols
Rajnath Singh on convoy attack: Rahul Gandhi didn't follow security protocols

The Union minister was responding to Congress MPs' protests in the Lok Sabha over their party vice president's vehicle being attacked in Gujarat last week. "Rajnath Singh said", We want to know where did he go? Which terrorists had come in Gujarat? "Rahul Gandhi was away from India on six occasions for 72 days without taking any SPG security alon...

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  • ASEAN foreign ministers endorse COC framework on South China Sea
ASEAN foreign ministers endorse COC framework on South China Sea

In his only mention of South Korea, Ri accused it along with Japan of "blindly" following the U.S. Tillerson met with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on the final day of the Summit, with the pair telling media the outcome was 'good.' China appears to be less convinced, with editorials in state-overseen newspapers ranging acknowledg...

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  • Government scientists fear Trump will suppress climate change study
Government scientists fear Trump will suppress climate change study

Scientists from more than a dozen federal agencies fear the damning document, which was obtained by the New York Times , will never see the light of day. The report says extreme heat waves have become more common and extreme cold waves less common since the 1980s. Pruitt's EPA and 12 other federal agencies have an August 13 deadline to approve t...

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  • TRAGIC: IDF Soldier Killed, Another Seriously Wounded In Chopper Crash
TRAGIC: IDF Soldier Killed, Another Seriously Wounded In Chopper Crash

The second pilot was evacuated to a hospital. "A military helicopter crashed at an Israeli Air Force (IAF) base in southern Israel" late Monday, a military spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Israel Air Force Commander Major-General Amir Eshel appointed a team of experts to investigate the incident, in addition to the investigation team that came to the...

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  • Japan says North Korea poses 'new level of threat'
Japan says North Korea poses 'new level of threat'

The UNSC on Saturday adopted fresh sanctions on North Korea following its two tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) in July. In an hourlong telephone conversation on Monday, U.S. Indeed, the USA was floating a proposal to temporarily kick North Korea out of the 27-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum, althou...

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  • Chicago to Sue US Over Funding Threats Against 'Sanctuary Cities'
Chicago to Sue US Over Funding Threats Against 'Sanctuary Cities'

To qualify for the federal grant, called the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant, cities and states are now barred from imposing restrictions on the sharing of local immigration status information with the USA government. Emanuel's message is viewed as politically advantageous in an overwhelmingly Democratic city with a minimal number ...

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  • Trump Approval Hits New Low
Trump Approval Hits New Low

Trump has held campaign-style rallies in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania ; Cedar Rapids, Iowa ; and Youngstown, Ohio in recent months which were attended by thousands of supporters, but political scientists caution that attendance at well-planned rallies is not a reliable indicator of support for a political figure.

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  • 'Peace put at risk' by North Korea
'Peace put at risk' by North Korea

After their own day of meetings on Saturday, ASEAN foreign ministers released a joint statement expressing "grave concerns" over the North's first two intercontinental ballistic missile tests that were conducted last month. South Korea's top diplomat will make her debut on the multilateral diplomatic stage Sunday by joining ministerial meetings of ...

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  • Possible Tornado Causes Damage in South Salisbury
Possible Tornado Causes Damage in South Salisbury

Images from the city of Salisbury Twitter account showed downed trees and flipped over cars. There was severe damage that could be seen along Route 13 near Salisbury University, where auto was overturned in a nearby shopping center. "We don't know at this point but there's some damage". Stormy weather conditions affected much of the mid-Atlan...

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  • Barack Obama gets his own state holiday
Barack Obama gets his own state holiday

With the new holiday in place some Chicagoans may be wondering about work and school closings, but life will continue on as normal on Obama day, according to DNAinfo . Unlike Barack Obama , who only used IL as a political stepping stone, Ronald Reagan was born in the state and spent the first 21 years of his life there.

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  • USDA office bans phrase 'climate change' from use - this is why
USDA office bans phrase 'climate change' from use - this is why

Trump's top pick for the USDA's chief scientist, Sam Clovis, has called climate research "junk science". "The Natural Resources Conservation Service has not received direction from USDA or the Administration to modify its communications on climate change or any other topic", Kaveh Sadeghzadeh, NRCS's communications director, said in an email...

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  • Palestinians attend Friday Prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque
Palestinians attend Friday Prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Abdullah also "called for the commitment of US President Donald Trump to work to realise peace between Palestinians and Israelis". After spending 12 months in prison, the Israeli authorities Monday banned Dalal Said Abu al-Hawa, 39, from her East Jerusalem home and sent her into exile in the West Bank, according to her family.

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  • Christie says Mueller is being 'responsible' in Russian Federation inquiry
Christie says Mueller is being 'responsible' in Russian Federation inquiry

On Capitol Hill , a bipartisan effort is underway to pass a bill that would protect the integrity of Mueller's probe and future independent investigations. Don Jr. set up the meeting after being contacted via email by music publicist Robert Goldstone, who also mentioned Russian government support for Donald Trump .

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  • Washington Post pokes Trump aide Miller over million-dollar condo
Washington Post pokes Trump aide Miller over million-dollar condo

The White House is receiving a new heating and cooling system this week, and work began as soon as Trump and his team departed Friday afternoon. President Donald Trump lies about absolutely everything , so it should come as no surprise that he would lie again about whether or not he's on vacation at one of his golf clubs for more than ...

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  • UN, Obama Urge Peaceful Polls In Kenya
UN, Obama Urge Peaceful Polls In Kenya

The former president warned that the Kenyan people "will be the losers if there is a descent into violence". "I urge all Kenyans to work for an election - and aftermath - that is peaceful and credible, reinforcing confidence in your new Constitution and the future of your country", Obama stated.

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  • ASEAN communique a message to China
ASEAN communique a message to China

In a joint statement, the three expressed serious concerns over the long-seething sea disputes and "voiced their strong opposition to coercive unilateral actions that could alter the status quo and increase tensions". The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday reiterated that islands in the South China Sea are part of Republic of China (Taiwan) terr...

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