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Tokyo school criticized for Armani uniforms

Tokyo school criticized for Armani uniforms

A school in Japan has made headlines for its new policy on school uniforms, announcing children at the primary school will soon be forced into wearing $936 Armani uniforms to school. Kyodo News report...

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Arrest made in fatal highway crash west of Toronto, provincial police say

Arrest made in fatal highway crash west of Toronto, provincial police say

Police said collision took place in the eastbound lanes of the Queen Elizabeth Way near Cawthra Road around 10 p.m. on January 27. Police say the crash happened January 27 on the QEW in Mississauga,...

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Scrutiny of nominations in Nagaland and Meghalaya; Polls on 27 Feb

Scrutiny of nominations in Nagaland and Meghalaya; Polls on 27 Feb

Aier further informed that the nomination papers of 29 candidates were found invalid while scrutiny of one candidate from under 33-Suruhoto Assembly Constituency was adjourned to February 10. Till yes...

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Brief shutdown coming as Senate debate stalls

Brief shutdown coming as Senate debate stalls

Later, the Senate voted 71-28 to re-open the federal government. Brokered earlier in the week by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., th...

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US defence, domestic spending hike labeled as monstrosity

US defence, domestic spending hike labeled as monstrosity

The Senate's approval of the budget and stopgap funding package means it will now be passed onto the House of Representatives, where lawmakers are divided along party lines and passage is uncertain. "...

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South Korea hopes Chinese tourists will return as Olympics kick off

South Korea hopes Chinese tourists will return as Olympics kick off

South Korea has yet to announce a confirmed schedule for the North Korean delegates aside of their participation in the opening ceremony and Saturday's luncheon with Moon. "We are all proud Canadians...

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California lawmaker and #MeToo advocate accused of sexual misconduct

California lawmaker and #MeToo advocate accused of sexual misconduct

On Thursday, the male staffer told The Associated Press that Garcia stroked his back, she then squeezed Fierro's buttocks and tried to touch and feel his crotch in a dugout after a 2014 legislative ...

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Restrictions in Kashmir parts on Afzal Guru's death anniversary

Restrictions in Kashmir parts on Afzal Guru's death anniversary

The call for the shutdown was given by leadership of the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik. The protest was called to observe his death ...

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Egypt launches major operation in Sinai against terrorists

Egypt launches major operation in Sinai against terrorists

Police and troops have been put on "maximum alert" for the duration of the operation, the army said in its statement. Residents said they saw warplanes flying above the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, ...

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Marco Rubio Defends Democratic Colleague Over Misleading Fox News Report

Marco Rubio Defends Democratic Colleague Over Misleading Fox News Report

The news outlet obtained text messages Warner reportedly sent to Adam Waldman, a lobbyist who has worked on behalf of oligarch and Putin associate Oleg Deripaska and also knows Steele. Republican Se...

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Pennsylvania's top court delivers scathing indictment of political gerrymandering

Pennsylvania's top court delivers scathing indictment of political gerrymandering

Supreme Court issued a mixed ruling in the case. Pennsylvania's 7 congressional district, which is so badly distorted that it looks like Goofy kicking Donald Duck , has so many twists and turns that...

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Stockton teen who livestreamed fatal crash sentenced to prison

Stockton teen who livestreamed fatal crash sentenced to prison

It should've been me. Last month, Obdulia Sanchez pleaded "no contest" to gross vehicular manslaughter, driving under the influence and child endangerment charges. Earlier her public defender, R...

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Federal government shuts down again, set to re-open shortly

Federal government shuts down again, set to re-open shortly

The deal is scheduled for a vote in the Senate on Thursday, where it is expected to pass. Senate President Joe Negron said that while he and other Republicans were likely to support numerous pro...

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Barnier Raises Prospect That Brexit Transition Deal May Fail

Barnier Raises Prospect That Brexit Transition Deal May Fail

Barnier added that three "substantial" disagreements remain with between Downing Street and Brussels over plans for a transition period after Brexit , adding: "If these disagreements persist the tran...

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Syria wants UN to condemn US 'massacre'

Syria wants UN to condemn US 'massacre'

This is the second time in three months this base has been attacked by the Israelis, and once again came without any formal explanation. An AFP correspondent there said the strikes hit near a scho...

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Trump aide Rob Porter resigns from White House after abuse allegations

Trump aide Rob Porter resigns from White House after abuse allegations

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly walks with White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter to depart with U.S. President Donald Trump aboard the Marine One helicopter from the White House in Wash...

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Syria air defenses respond to new Israeli aggression near Damascus: Army

Syria air defenses respond to new Israeli aggression near Damascus: Army

Violence also flared in the east of Syria, where the US-led coalition said it killed at least 100 pro-regime fighters to fend off an attack on its Kurdish allies. Among them were at least 58 children,...

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New poll shows support for Trump at a new high

New poll shows support for Trump at a new high

But fully 55 percent of independents agree with the clear majority of Republicans that the spying probably occurred. 48 percent say Trump is more responsible for the economic growth than former Pr...

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Syrian gov't warplanes kill 59 in Eastern Ghouta

Syrian gov't warplanes kill 59 in Eastern Ghouta

They "maneuvered T-54 and T-72 main battle tanks with supporting mortar fire in what appears to be a coordinated attack on Syrian Democratic Forces approximately 8 kilometers east of the Euphrates riv...

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Aly Raisman: Coach heard Olympic team had pedophile, said nothing

Aly Raisman: Coach heard Olympic team had pedophile, said nothing

Authorities have declined to specify the nature of the complaints or how many have been filed, citing an ongoing investigation. Earlier this week, senators introduced a bipartisan resolution for c...

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Congress to miss shutdown deadline as Senate goes into recess

Congress to miss shutdown deadline as Senate goes into recess

Despite simmering rebellion among Republicans and Democrats over a bipartisan budget agreement struck on Wednesday to end the logjam, the Senate had been aiming to vote on the deal later Thursday be...

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North Korea holds military parade ahead of Olympics

North Korea holds military parade ahead of Olympics

But South Koreans in their 20s and 30s grew up at a time of worsening relations as the North developed missiles and nuclear bombs. "There's not a lot of people Kim Jong Un can trust". She will be ac...

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Energy Security, Infrastructural Investments Will Be Top Priority During PM Modi's Visit

Energy Security, Infrastructural Investments Will Be Top Priority During PM Modi's Visit

Modi will visit the UAE from February 10-11. On February 12, the Prime Minister will meet a group of Omani CEOs. I look forward to meeting him in Amman on 9th February. At 11 am on February 16, PM...

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Pence says United States stands by allies, aim is to denuclearise North Korea

Pence says United States stands by allies, aim is to denuclearise North Korea

USA officials have grown increasingly dire in their warnings about the North's march toward developing an operational nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of reaching the continental U.S. Pence sp...

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Winter Olympic Visitors Reveal What They're Eating At and Around the Games

Winter Olympic Visitors Reveal What They're Eating At and Around the Games

Security Council resolutions. US women's skeleton athlete Katie Uhlaender finished fourth in the Sochi Olympics , one spot behind bronze medalist Elena Nikitina of Russian Federation, who was one o...

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Here's Where Lawmakers Are As The Shutdown Deadline Approaches

Here's Where Lawmakers Are As The Shutdown Deadline Approaches

On Tuesday he held a roundtable discussion with lawmakers and law enforcement officials where he lamented that "killers" were coming across the border and living illegally in the United States. House ...

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Philippines says helicopters from Canada 'not for attack'

Philippines says helicopters from Canada 'not for attack'

The Philippine government can consider other sellers of military helicopters, if the Canadian government refuses to push through with the deal, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on Thursday. ...

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NHS not for sale and never will be, Downing Street says

NHS not for sale and never will be, Downing Street says

Mrs May replied: " We are starting the discussions with the American administration first of all looking at what we can do to increase trade between the U.S. That's not something you just forget. "...

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Taiwan rescue workers pull more bodies from quake rubble

Taiwan rescue workers pull more bodies from quake rubble

The seven missing people were staying at the Pretty Baby Inn, a hotel on the first three floors of the Yun Men Tsui Ti building, where seven people died after Tuesday's magnitude 6.4 quake, Taiwan's C...

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Experts Watch North Korea's Military Parade for New Missiles

Experts Watch North Korea's Military Parade for New Missiles

Ahead of a bilateral meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence at the Blue House in South Korea's capital Seoul, South Korean President Moon Jae-in addressed reporters Thursday, calling the Wint...

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