Zuma's fate to be decided today

This happened after a meeting between Zuma and the ANC's new top six leaders on Sunday night at the presidential guesthouse in Pretoria. Zuma is expected to deliver what is likely to be his final State of the Nation Address on Thursday. Former Gauteng premier and former Cope leader Mbhazima Shilow tweeted that this would be the second time in Zum...

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  • Advantage Assam: PM Modi will inaugurate the investors' summit on Saturday
Advantage Assam: PM Modi will inaugurate the investors' summit on Saturday

The Government of Assam also understands the criticality of providing ease of doing businesses in order to gain attention from national and global investors. " We have also requested centre for eased travel rules and increased cultural exchanges among students, academics and professionals", Mr Sonowal said.

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  • Paul Ryan deletes tweet touting $1.50 pay hike after backlash
Paul Ryan deletes tweet touting $1.50 pay hike after backlash

In fact, most Americans depend on their paychecks to get them through the immediate days and can not access adequate social services - something that is available in other equally developed countries. It seemed like a safe move: Paul Ryan was tweeting out an Associated Press story detailing how. Ryan also posted a quote from a man the AP sa...

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  • Trump gives up on Hartnett White for CEQ
Trump gives up on Hartnett White for CEQ

Kathleen Hartnett White was announced last October as Trump's choice to chair the Council on Environmental Quality. The White House made a decision to drop Kathleen Hartnett White as its pick to chair the Council on Environmental Quality.

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  • Pentagon updates US nuclear posture review
Pentagon updates US nuclear posture review

China "always abides by the principle of no first use of nuclear weapons under any circumstances", Mr Ren said, and will "unconditionally not use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against non-nuclear weapon states". China's nuclear arsenal is relatively small, estimated by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute at just 270 warheads c...

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  • Kohli credits pacers for victory in first ODI
Kohli credits pacers for victory in first ODI

Kohli reached his 33rd ODI ton off 105 balls while Rahane's flamboyant knock came off 86 balls. "The game is moving towards wrist-spinners because they have the ability to pick up wickets and that's what the Indians did". His inclusion brought good tidings to the tourists as India won the Test with Rahane scoring a very important 48 in the seco...

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  • Gunman opens fire on foreigners in Italian town
Gunman opens fire on foreigners in Italian town

A 29-year-old Nigerian man, Innocent Oseghale, was charged with her murder. Reports say that a man fired from a auto window at two young African migrants shortly after 11 am injuring one of them and short while later another migrant and an African woman were shot.

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  • Stormy Daniels deflects questioning over alleged affair with Donald Trump
Stormy Daniels deflects questioning over alleged affair with Donald Trump

Though Kimmel pressed Daniels to divulge details of the alleged affair, Daniels dodged the line of questioning and answered only in the vaguest of terms. "That does not look like my signature, does it?" Until Kimmel noticed that the signature on the so-called official statement was not hers. Daniels has claimed this month that the affair never took...

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  • Kremlin 'very glad' at lifting of ban on 28 Russian athletes
Kremlin 'very glad' at lifting of ban on 28 Russian athletes

US men's skeleton veteran Matt Antoine won bronze in Sochi, and now presumably won't move up to silver with Tretiakov's result reinstated. However, the IOC said the athletes remain ineligible to compete in the PyeongChang Games due to the suspension of the Russian Olympic Committee, which means Russian athletes may only compete on invitation by t...

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  • Seven Turkish soldiers killed in offensive on Syrian Kurdistan, tank destroyed
Seven Turkish soldiers killed in offensive on Syrian Kurdistan, tank destroyed

Rudaw said they could not independently verify the video. Of 16 Syrian refugees HRW spoke to, 13 alleged that Turkish border guards had shot towards them or other fleeing asylum seekers as they tried to cross while still in Syria, killing 10 people, including one child, and injuring several more.

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  • Syrian rebels shoot down Russian warplane
Syrian rebels shoot down Russian warplane

The plane was apparently brought down by a man-portable air defense system (ManPADS) surface-to-air missile. Russian Federation and Turkey, which is in charge of the Idlib de-escalation zone, are "taking measures" to return the body of the pilot, it added.

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  • Polish PM defends Holocaust bill that upset Israel, Ukraine
Polish PM defends Holocaust bill that upset Israel, Ukraine

Israel's foreign ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said Jerusalem "adamantly opposed" the bill, adding: "Israel views with utmost gravity any attempt to challenge historical truth". Polish politicians who are supporting the bill have insisted that Germany should be blamed exclusively for the Holocaust . The concentration and extermination camp...

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  • Tillerson warns Mexico to watch Russian election meddling
Tillerson warns Mexico to watch Russian election meddling

But he added that a mass exodus of "Dreamers" - who were illegally brought to the United States as children and are now at the center of a bitter political battle - would be "an enormous gain for Mexico and a loss for the United States".

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  • Timberlake says Jackson not part of Super Bowl show
Timberlake says Jackson not part of Super Bowl show

Coincidentally enough, another 'N SYNC member has been spotted in Minneapolis other than Timberlake . "Without giving too much away, we're doing things with this halftime show that they've never quite done before". The pop-R&B star will become the first artist to appear in three Super Bowls for one thing. During Thursday's press conferen...

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  • U.S. ready to hit Syrian chemical weapons
U.S. ready to hit Syrian chemical weapons

A deadly sarin attack on another rebel-held area in April 2017 prompted President Donald Trump to order a USA missile strike on the Shayrat airbase, from which the Syrian operation is said to have been launched. President Donald Trump "hasn't excluded anything" in the bid to halt the program, a senior USA official told AFP. After another allege...

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  • Thursday Night Football coming to FOX
Thursday Night Football coming to FOX

The last two seasons, CBS and NBC paired up for the rights to air 10 Thursday night games (simulcast on the NFL Network). Yes, the NFL season kicks off on a Thursday, but that's a " Sunday Night Football " production, which belongs to NBC.

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  • Frantic rescue as nearly 1000 miners trapped underground in South Africa
Frantic rescue as nearly 1000 miners trapped underground in South Africa

Harmony Gold brought 3,200 workers to surface at its Elandsrand gold mine in 2007, after a shaft was damaged and power supply to a main working area was halted. "The incident raises serious concern regarding the lacking emergency contingency plans at the mine for alternative and back-up power generation ".

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  • Proposed DOE budget slashes clean energy research budget by 72%
Proposed DOE budget slashes clean energy research budget by 72%

It's inexcusable that Trump would try to undercut the hundreds of thousands of hardworking Americans employed by the clean energy economy so he can curry favor with a handful of fossil fuel billionaires. "We have ended the war on American energy, and we have ended the war on attractive, clean coal", he said. It should be noted that many, if not m...

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  • JP Morgan, Others Support Blackstone-Led Acquisition of Thomson Reuters F&R Business
JP Morgan, Others Support Blackstone-Led Acquisition of Thomson Reuters F&R Business

Thomson Reuters will retain a 45 per cent equity stake valued at US$9 billion, with the overall valuation of the F&R division at US$20 billion. With the proceeds, Thomson Reuters intends to pay down about $3-billion in existing debt; spend up to $2.5-billion on taxes and expenses setting up a standalone company; and invest an estimated $1-bil...

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  • U.S. to Drop Graft Charges Against Sen. Bob Menendez
U.S. to Drop Graft Charges Against Sen. Bob Menendez

The Justice Department moved Wednesday to cancel its corruption case against Sen. "I thank God for hearing my prayers and for giving me strength during this hard time". "We hope that this type of meritless case is never again brought by DOJ". Walls also noted that the 2012 meeting with Sebelius ended Menendez's advocacy on behalf of Melgen.

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