South Africa to Tackle Tax Avoidance - Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa spoke in parliament as part of a debate process following his first state of the nation address Friday. "If there ever has been anything that many South Africans would like to have line and sight of is the lifestyle audits of their pu... More..

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US Commerce Department recommends steep metals tariffs
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

US Commerce Department recommends steep metals tariffs

Seifsa raised its concerns a year ago about the initial investigations and commented that it was just the tip of the iceberg, with the possibility of antidumping duties being extended to other domestic steel ...More..

Oil markets diverge, with USA crude rising while Brent takes a knock
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Oil markets diverge, with USA crude rising while Brent takes a knock

Flows on Keystone pipeline were decreased after a leak in November. Brent crude was up 15 cents, or 0.2 per cent, at $64.99 after rising more than 3 per cent last week. A narrower premium of Brent to WTI mean...More..

'IDF will bring Hamas terrorists to justice for bomb attack'
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

'IDF will bring Hamas terrorists to justice for bomb attack'

His warning comes in the wake of Saturday's detonation of an explosive device - apparently planted during one of the demonstrations along the border against Israel - that resulted in the injury of four soldier...More..

First identified victim in South Florida school shooting remembered as hero
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

First identified victim in South Florida school shooting remembered as hero

He says Coach Feis touched the lives of thousands of students during his tenure there. "My kid is dead". Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky told CNN she had spoken to a number of students after the shoo...More..

Justice Thomas Blasts Supreme Court For Undermining Gun Rights
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Justice Thomas Blasts Supreme Court For Undermining Gun Rights

Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which had upheld the waiting period. California is one of eight states that require waiting periods before the purchase of a gun; other than Hawaii, it is the longest...More..

Spectracolor the U.S. has handled foreign relations trump's son-in-law
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Spectracolor the U.S. has handled foreign relations trump's son-in-law

Robert Mueller is already investigating Kushner over his contacts with Russian officials. . It wasn't immediately known what Mueller hopes to find out about Kushner's contacts with foreign investors. Sources ...More..

Poland says no apology needed for PM's Holocaust remarks
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Poland says no apology needed for PM's Holocaust remarks

Polish MP Michal Kaminski has his "fingers crossed" that Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki "is being stupid and not ruthless", after recent comments and actions regarding Holocaust memory that have upset Jews ...More..

Abbas calls for worldwide Mideast peace conference by mid
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Abbas calls for worldwide Mideast peace conference by mid

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called in an address to the United Nations Security Council Tuesday to convene an worldwide conference by mid-2018 that would result in the recognition of a Palestinian s...More..

Turkish, Free Syrian Army forces free village in Afrin
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Turkish, Free Syrian Army forces free village in Afrin

Kurdish forces in Syria and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights have reported a suspected gas attack in the country carried out by Turkish forces Friday. The Turkish military has once again denied allegatio...More..

Merkel to tap rumoured successor for top party role
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Merkel to tap rumoured successor for top party role

By taking on the CDU secretary general role, Kramp-Karrenbauer will build up her network in the party, something she has had only limited ability to do as premier of Saarland, a state of just 1 million people t...More..

Donald Trump Jr arrives in India to help sell luxury apartments
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Donald Trump Jr arrives in India to help sell luxury apartments

In all 254 flats of different sizes are up for sale costing almost 820,000 US dollars and above. But brushed all the speculations and speaking about his tour earlier this month, Trump Jr. "Indian people are r...More..

Man steals thumb of ancient terracotta warrior during museum party
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Man steals thumb of ancient terracotta warrior during museum party

The uproar comes a week after the Inquirer and Daily News reported that federal agents arrested 24-year-old Michael Rohana of DE on suspicion of breaking off and stealing a thumb of The Cavalryman , one of the...More..

Trump Is The Worst President, Expert Ranking Survey Reveals On Presidents' Day
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Trump Is The Worst President, Expert Ranking Survey Reveals On Presidents' Day

In the poll which ran on the Times website Monday , 170 members of the American Political Science Association's Presidents and Executive Politics section ranked Trump as the worst president of all-time after j...More..

OH 7th Grader Shoots Himself Inside Middle School Bathroom
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

OH 7th Grader Shoots Himself Inside Middle School Bathroom

The unidentified 7th-grader was taken to a local hospital where his condition is unknown. Authorities and school officials say they don't whether the student was alone at the time of the shooting and haven't ...More..

Sacred Tibetan monastery hit by fire
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Sacred Tibetan monastery hit by fire

Firefighters have doused the fire and the relics are intact, the brief report said without providing details. "Tibetans consider Lhasa to be a sacred place, but Jokhang is a sacred place within that sacred pl...More..

Kvitova and Muguruza in WTA Qatar final
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Kvitova and Muguruza in WTA Qatar final

Wozniacki had to at least match her to stay No. 1, and the new Australian Open champion was pushed for nearly 2 1/2 hours before prevailing. "I just came to play and I was insane a little bit in my mind and I w...More..

Jury awards over $37M to family of woman slain in standoff
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Jury awards over $37M to family of woman slain in standoff

As we previously reported , Gaines was killed in a 6-hour standoff between her and Baltimore County police previous year after they issued a warrant for her arrest over a traffic stop and resisting arrest. ...More..

Boko Haram Kills 15 In Borno
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Boko Haram Kills 15 In Borno

Authorities could not confirm the casualties until Saturday morning hours after the evacuation and rescue of victims. Police in Borno State have confirmed 18 people were killed in a fresh suicide attack by su...More..

Social Media Attacks Against Women Accusing Patrick Brown Of Sexual Misconduct
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Social Media Attacks Against Women Accusing Patrick Brown Of Sexual Misconduct

A Progressive Conservative government in Ontario would not implement a planned minimum wage increase next year, no matter who ends up winning the race to lead the party through the spring election. "But these a...More..

House passes education budget bill with just $118M in funds
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

House passes education budget bill with just $118M in funds

The move to ban the devices - known as bump stocks - came in response to last October's mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas that killed 58 people and left hundreds more injured. "I am confi...More..

South Africa: Speaker Receives Letter of Resignation from President Zuma
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

South Africa: Speaker Receives Letter of Resignation from President Zuma

Parliament is meeting on Thursday to elect a new president after Jacob Zuma announced his resignation as president. By Wednesday, when it became clear Zuma would dig in his heels and a resignation letter would ...More..

Ties strained, Tillerson, Erdogan meet
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Ties strained, Tillerson, Erdogan meet

The US and Turkey appeared to calm fears of a potential military confrontation, agreeing to work together in Syria and deescalate rising tensions between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. Turki...More..

Bannon refuses to answer questions not pre-approved by White House
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Bannon refuses to answer questions not pre-approved by White House

Thursday's hearing followed over 20 hours of meetings this week between Mueller's team and Bannon, according to NBC. Schiff said that Bannon only agreed to answer 25 yes-or-no questions that had been written ...More..

Amy Schumer Marries Chris Fischer After A Few Months Of Dating
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Amy Schumer Marries Chris Fischer After A Few Months Of Dating

Chris Fischer on Tuesday (13Feb18). It was like, 'Hey, this is happening. If this whole thing sounds more like a great rom-com plot for Schumer than her actual wedding, you wouldn't be far off. Fischer liv...More..

Sky secure Premier League rights with £3.6billion package
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Sky secure Premier League rights with £3.6billion package

Sky won the bidding for the vast majority of matches, securing packages B, C, D and E, equating to 128 games per season, including highly coveted kick-off slots such as Saturday evenings and Sunday late afte...More..

Bristol Palin loveless on Valentine's - divorce from hubby told
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Bristol Palin loveless on Valentine's - divorce from hubby told

Bristol hasn't posted a photo with her military hubby since Christmas, and the couple has also stopped following each other on the social platform. Palin, the 27-year-old daughter of former Alaska Gov. Things...More..

Porn Star Stormy Daniels 'Is Going to Tell Her Story', Manager Says
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Porn Star Stormy Daniels 'Is Going to Tell Her Story', Manager Says

Last month, she appeared at the Trophy Club strip club in SC as part of a " Make America Horny Again " tour - a tongue-in-cheek reference to Mr Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan - that will a...More..

Public split on future Oxfam funding
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Public split on future Oxfam funding

Oxfam neither confirmed nor denied The Times report but said its misconduct findings "related to offences including bullying, harassment, intimidation and failure to protect staff as well as sexual misconduct...More..

Officer fatally shot in downtown Chicago
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Officer fatally shot in downtown Chicago

Details of the incident remain unclear, but Chicago police say Bauer encountered the suspect in a stairwell outside the Thompson Center, a Loop office building that houses IL state government offices. "They n...More..