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Facebook will require political advertisers to disclose their identities

It will also be expanded to other countries around the same period. As for pages that try to avoid being part of the political ads program and tracking, Facebook is planning to track them down. The measures are not limited to political advertising; any page running ads will have a "view ads" tab that anyone can click to see what that page is now running. [Full Article...]

Trump says billionaire calling for his impeachment is 'wacky & totally unhinged'

Trump says billionaire calling for his impeachment is 'wacky & totally unhinged' President Donald Trump on Friday reacted to a television ad by California billionaire and Democratic donor Tom Steyer demanding that Congress impeach Trump by calling Steyer "wacky & totally unhinged", and, worse, saying he "never wins elections!" But it may have caught Trump's attention when it ran during "Fox & Friends", a morning show that Trump is known to watch. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-Un Congratulates Xi After Party Congress

China, North Korea's sole major ally, accounts for more than 90 percent of trade with the isolated country. With regards to the guidance of Xi to China, the message said "The Chinese people have entered the road of building socialism with the Chinese characteristics in the new era". [Full Article...]

Repeat presidential electin on course- Wafula Chebukati

Repeat presidential electin on course- Wafula Chebukati The main opposition group boycotted the election, which was a rerun of the August 8 vote that was nullified by the Supreme Court for irregularities. In a number of areas polling clerks were left idle. (IEBC)"Elections did not take place due to resistance from the public". A second person died from a gunshot wound to the leg in Kisumu, police said, after a polling centre was "stormed" by a mob. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico contract worthy of scrutiny, contractors worthy of shame

Puerto Rico contract worthy of scrutiny, contractors worthy of shame HBC Investments, which was founded by a big Republican donor named Joe Colonnetta, backs the firm. She said she also wants the inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security, which includes FEMA, to investigate , adding to the list of possible investigations. [Full Article...]

Search continues for gunman in deadly Grambling shooting

Search continues for gunman in deadly Grambling shooting Wayne was arrested Thursday night around 8:30 p.m. Officials say he turned himself in after learning of the arrest warrant that had been issued. Apparently the suspect, Wayne, ran from the premise - police arrived at the horrific scene to find the two victims already dead. [Full Article...]

Bombardier sabre 280 jobs in Northern Ireland

Bombardier sabre 280 jobs in Northern Ireland As Bombardier's Belfast workforce faces the prospect of yet another round of savage job cuts, staff at another major manufacturer in the North were dealt an equally devastating blow when the oilfield services group Schlumberger told staff first thing on Thursday morning that it meant to close its Newtownabbey plant with the loss of 220 jobs next year. [Full Article...]

UK's population will reach 70 million in less than a decade

UK's population will reach 70 million in less than a decade It said 77 per cent of the expected population increase from 2016 to 2041 would be down to immigrants coming to the United Kingdom to work - and those who settle here and "subsequently have children". Projected UK growth of 16 per cent between 2015 and 2040 compares to 10 per cent for France and four per cent for Germany, while Italy's population is projected to see a slight decline. [Full Article...]

Iraqi Government Launches Military Operations to Retake ISIL's Bastions in Anbar

Iraqi Government Launches Military Operations to Retake ISIL's Bastions in Anbar About an hour after Trump spoke, the Pentagon issued a statement emphasizing three years of efforts dating to the Obama administration to build up Iraqi armed forces and assemble a "large and powerful military coalition which has enabled partner forces in Iraq and Syria to liberate their countries from Daesh", another term used to identify Islamic State. [Full Article...]

Man accused of raping, killing 13-month-old girl arrested in Pennsylvania

Man accused of raping, killing 13-month-old girl arrested in Pennsylvania Authorities interviewed the man who said he picked Gurto up when he was hitchhiking and dropped him off 20 miles north of Sewickley, Pennsylvania, Elliott said. "Details surrounding his arrest will be forthcoming", Conneaut police posted on Facebook . The most recent surveillance images of a man who looked like Gurto, 37, were taken Wednesday afternoon in Ohio Township, Pennsylvania, accordin... [Full Article...]

Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar's '2.0': Times when the film made headlines

Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar's '2.0': Times when the film made headlines To add to the excitement, makers have released a new poster of the film which presents all three stars in one frame. Akshay Kumar's first collaboration with the Thalaivar is a point of interest for movie buffs while fans of the Bollywood Khiladi are waiting to witness him in 12 different looks. [Full Article...]

Forecast: Seasonable Temperatures Return (For Now)

Forecast: Seasonable Temperatures Return (For Now) The majority of the weekend will be DRY, but it will be chilly. Should remain mostly cloudy for the rest of the day. A very mild start to the morning with our highs hitting this morning. Despite the clouds, highs will warm into the 50s and 60s for most of Montana, 30s and 40s in the higher mountains. Strong winds will be likely to mix down to the ground from this heavy rain falling from the sk... [Full Article...]

Garcia stays alive at WTA Finals by beating Wozniacki

Garcia stays alive at WTA Finals by beating Wozniacki The world No 8 suffered a torrid opening set against Wozniacki but fought back to clinch an impressive 0-6 6-3 7-5 success over her Danish opponent in two hours and 19 minutes. Two of the breakthrough stars of the WTA Tour this season contested arguably the match of the WTA Finals so far on Wednesday, with Caroline Garcia overcoming Elina Svitolina in three tight sets to seal her first ever... [Full Article...]

'Racist' farmers sentenced to prison over coffin case

'Racist' farmers sentenced to prison over coffin case The two farm workers who filmed themselves forcing Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin will each spend more than a decade behind bars. Both had pleaded not guilty over the incident past year in the eastern province of Mpumalanga, saying they had only meant to scare Mlotshwa, whom they accused of trespassing on their farm and stealing copper cables. [Full Article...]

Putin oversees test fire of four nuclear-capable ballistic missiles

Putin oversees test fire of four nuclear-capable ballistic missiles Topol-M missile launchers are seen in Red Square in Moscow during the Victory Day parade May 9, 2009. Russian military forces 'have carried out an exercise to manage its strategic nuclear forces, ' the ministry said in a statement. All of the ballistic and cruise missiles fired during the drill reportedly eliminated their practice targets. "The tasks of the training session were coped with and... [Full Article...]

Singapore now offers the world's most powerful passport

Singapore now offers the world's most powerful passport The "Visa-free score" represents the number of countries its holder can visit visa-free or with visa on arrival. "It is a testament of Singapore's inclusive diplomatic relations and effective foreign policy", said Philippe May, managing director of Arton Capital's Singapore office. [Full Article...]

No need for KJ George to resign: Siddaramiah

No need for KJ George to resign: Siddaramiah The agency has re-registered the Karnataka Police's FIR alleging that prior to his death, Ganapathy had said that George, former IGP (Lokayukta) Pranov Mohanty and ADGP (state intelligence) AM Prasad were responsible for his death. Yeddyurappa demanded that George should resign immediately. After the case came to light previous year, Siddaramaiah initially defended his colleague and aide, but ... [Full Article...]

Cops surround King St. W. pot shop for reports of armed person

According to Constable David Hopkinson, reports suggested an armed individual pulled another person off the street and entered the 365 Dispensary at King and Charlotte. Officers, including the Emergency Task Force unit, were sent to the scene near Charlotte Street and King Street West in Toronto's Entertainment District. [Full Article...]

'Lord Rama's kamaal': Akhilesh Yadav's jibe at Yogi Adityanath's Taj Mahal visit

'Lord Rama's kamaal': Akhilesh Yadav's jibe at Yogi Adityanath's Taj Mahal visit However, his visit was "officially" meant for announcing developmental schemes worth almost Rs 350 crore and a visit to Taj Mahal was just a part of Yogi's busy schedule. "The Taj Mahal is India's gem and a gift to the world". The MLA said that all the mosques in the country had been built after demolishing temples and temples should be rebuilt at the same spot. [Full Article...]

KP to mark 'Black Day' today against Indian occupation of Kashmir

KP to mark 'Black Day' today against Indian occupation of Kashmir Kashmir remains unresolved dispute on United Nations agenda for the longest period and as a matter of fact is a black spot on the world body which somehow has not been able to implement its own resolutions and miserably failed to force India to grant the Kashmiris their fundamental right of self-determination in accordance with its own solemn commitments made decades back. [Full Article...]


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