• A hongi? Don't try that in a Glasgow pub, Boris Johnson jokes
A hongi? Don't try that in a Glasgow pub, Boris Johnson jokes

Mr Johnson is visiting Kaikoura and Wellington on his two-day visit at the start of the week, before he heads to Australia. "Thank you for teaching me the "hongi", which I think it is a attractive form of introduction though it might be misinterpreted in a pub in Glasgow, if you were to try it", he said, to laughter on Monday (24 July).

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  • Cracks appear in Opposition on eve of assembly's new session
Cracks appear in Opposition on eve of assembly's new session

Speaking on condition of anonymity, a senior NCP leader said only the names of NCP chief Sharad Pawar and senior veteran Peasants and Workers Party of India (PWP-I) legislator Ganpatrao Deshmukh, was to be in the motion of congratulation. The Congress should have at least consulted with us before giving such letters. While the NCP has maintained th...

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  • Scaramucci: 'I Will Take Dramatic Action to Stop Those Leaks'
Scaramucci: 'I Will Take Dramatic Action to Stop Those Leaks'

Scaramucci cited an anonymous source during an interview with CNN's State of the Union on Sunday, and shortly afterwards revealed that his source was the president. "In January 2016 - shortly after candidate Trump proposed banning all Muslims from entering the US - Scaramucci tweeted, "'It is a fight within Islam, overwhelming majority see Isla...

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  • Construction Worker Found Dead In Elevator Shaft Of Hell's Kitchen Building
Construction Worker Found Dead In Elevator Shaft Of Hell's Kitchen Building

Upon arrival, they found a 53-year-old man between the elevator and the elevator shaft on the fifth floor of the building. A spokesperson with the FDNY said it's believed that the construction worker fell down the elevator shaft. The mixed-use tower with luxury rentals, dubbed 555Ten, is 52 stories and rises to 650 feet, according to Curbed . Th...

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  • Navy arrests eight Indian fishermen off Point Pedro
Navy arrests eight Indian fishermen off Point Pedro

The arrested fishermen along with their fishing trawler and fishing gear have been brought to the naval base SLNS Uththara in Kankasanthurai. Earlier, in March this year, ten fishermen were apprehended from Ramanathapuram at the time they were fishing near Delft island.

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  • Brush fire burns in Warner Springs
Brush fire burns in Warner Springs

As of 6:40 p.m., it was threatening just one structure. "A strong attack on the fire is being made from the air and ground". It's spreading at a moderate rate and just hit a ridge, which may cause it to slow down, McLean said. The campus is not threatened by flames, Cal Fire said. The Dollar fire was first reported at 1:30 p.m. and was burning ...

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  • Anthony Scaramucci's Height: How Tall Is Scaramucci?
Anthony Scaramucci's Height: How Tall Is Scaramucci?

During an appearance Sunday on CNN's " State of the Union ", Scaramucci referenced the hair and make-up person that had worked Friday ahead of the press briefing, telling new press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders that he "loved the hair and make-up person that we had on Friday".

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  • Jordan Spieth has won the Open Championship
Jordan Spieth has won the Open Championship

The world number 107 moved to six under par and with leader Jordan Spieth dropping three shots early in his round to slip to eight under, Li was only two strokes behind him . "It's incredible", Spieth said. "And I could see he wasn't backing off", said his playing partner Els, who shot 74 to end on +5. Spieth's extraordinary one-under-par ...

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  • Four-year term push gathers support
Four-year term push gathers support

Mr Shorten has backed the idea of four-year terms in the past, but never in such strong terms. "Governments can be more daring and determined if they're not constantly thinking about the next election, if prime ministers of the day don't have the tempting trigger to pull that if they have an improvement in their short-term position they'll race t...

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  • International Champions Cup: Manchester United vs Real Madrid
International Champions Cup: Manchester United vs Real Madrid

So we open it and then we decide to close and I think the feeling from him is very good. If the manager wants me to play centre-back I will play there. His departure from the European champions had been confirmed by Real boss Zinedine Zidane on Saturday on the eve of his team's meeting with Manchester United in California .

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  • New White House communications director was heard bashing Trump
New White House communications director was heard bashing Trump

Mr. Spicer has been acting as Communications Director and Press Secretary since May. The internet certainly seems to think so. Heather Nauert, a former Fox News anchor, began representing the administration as the State Department spokesperson back in April.

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  • You're going to want to watch this new 'Justice League' trailer
You're going to want to watch this new 'Justice League' trailer

In the latest Comic-Con trailer for the upcoming Justice League film, one of DC's biggest villains yields his ugly head. With the critical and public adoration Wonder Woman received, DC's movie universe is at its highest point in history.

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  • APC governors visit President Buhari in London
APC governors visit President Buhari in London

Meanwhile, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu , told newsmen recently that the President will not return from his medical trip to London. The governor stated that it was very clear from the discussions that President Buhari followed developments at home very closely. Governor Fayose had only recently claimed that ...

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  • Most Americans say Trump Jr meeting Russian lawyer unfit
Most Americans say Trump Jr meeting Russian lawyer unfit

Reuters has not independently confirmed the newspaper accounts. "FAKE NEWS", he wrote on July 22. As if all this was not enough, the Washington Post is now reporting that, according to United States intelligence intercepts, then-Senator Jeff Sessions, while serving as foreign policy advisor to then candidate Trump, met twice with the Russian A...

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  • Russian envoy, at heart of United States investigations, ends tenure in Washington
Russian envoy, at heart of United States investigations, ends tenure in Washington

During a long diplomatic career, Kislyak has led the life of a fairly typical global envoy, making himself a reliable presence on the circuit of receptions, teas and forums that make up the calendar of any ambassador. The intercepted communications purportedly reveal that the ambassador and Attorney General had discussed campaign-related matters, i...

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  • Will the White House Bring Back Cameras?
Will the White House Bring Back Cameras?

The two then went back and forth over the meaning of the tweet , with Scaramucci claiming that "the president is thinking about pardoning nobody". "And it's just really about the leaking that is actually injurious to the government, felonious to the government".

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  • Parents accused of giving opioids to baby on day she was born
Parents accused of giving opioids to baby on day she was born

As police investigated the robbery, they discovered an even worse abuse when the couple later admitted under questioning that they rubbed the powder from crushed Suboxone pills onto the gums of their newborn baby so that its withdrawal symptoms would not be obvious to doctors and hospital staffers.

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  • Hilary Duff's Los Angeles Home Burglarized
Hilary Duff's Los Angeles Home Burglarized

The " Younger " star, who has been documenting her vacation with 5-year-son Luca in Canada, had her Los Angeles home robbed earlier this week while she was out of town. Last week, Duff posted many photos and videos of her trip to a unknown location in Canada with her son Luca . The former Lizzie McGuire star's ex-hubby Mike is from Canda a...

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  • Israeli military: Rocket launched from Gaza Strip
Israeli military: Rocket launched from Gaza Strip

The Gaza Strip, along with the Golan Heights, the West Bank and the Sinai Peninsula were seized by Zionist forces after the Arab-Israeli Six-Day War in 1967. The attempted attack came amid escalating violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank, where past tensions have often led to conflagrations in the Gaza Strip.

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  • Detwiler Fire 40 Percent Contained
Detwiler Fire 40 Percent Contained

Evacuation orders were lifted as of 12 p.m. PST for much of the historic gold rush era town of Coulterville and nearby areas as firefighters completed firelines to contain the blaze, Cal Fire said in a statement. "That is really unusual for it to progress like that". The nearly 4,800 firefighters battling the blaze expect to contain it fully on A...

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