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Harbhajan Singh hits out at Jet Airways pilot for racist, violent conduct

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In a series of tweets, the 35-year-old cricketer named a certain Bernd Hoesslin, a pilot with Jet, and accused him of making racist comments directed at a fellow passenger. Gujral said. "I don't need apology, I want this captain to be out of India so no one dare to (sic) call us bloody Indians", Singh told PTI . Responding to Singh's tweet , Jet Airways spokesperson in a statement said, "Jet Airways takes a serious view of such incidents". Read More »

There's a new great spot to watch the Dubai Fountain from

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Developed by high-tech architecture firm Foster + Partners , the solar wings were fabricated from 340 carbon fiber reinforced polymer rods. Speaking at the briefing, Angela Ahrendts, Senior Vice President of Retail, noted "We view our stores as a modern-day town square, where visitors come to shop, be inspired or learn to connect with others in their community", she also added "And what better place to come together than overlooking Dubai's epicenter, where the Dubai Fountain, Burj Khalifa ... Read More »

White House set to unveil tax reform blueprint

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Although a border adjustability tax was supposed to serve as a means to offset any loss in revenue from corporate tax cuts, it ran into opposition from major corporate interests including retailers and automobile manufacturers. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Tuesday that the combination of changes on taxes, trade and regulations being pushed by the administration would accelerate the pace of economic gains. Read More »

Arkansas stages first double execution in U.S. in 17 years

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But Williams, who weighed 400 pounds, was administered with the lethal injection and pronounced dead just over three hours after his fellow inmate. On Monday night, Arkansas executed two convicted murders back-to-back, making it the first state to carry out two executions in one day since Texas did it in 2000. Read More »

China launches first indigenously built aircraft carrier

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While aircraft carriers are typically seen as global power-projection assets, analysts - such as Vasily Kashin (via Sputnik News ) - believe that China's aircraft carriers will be used to support Beijing's regional security goals. The conventionally powered aircraft carrier would be the second for China after the Liaoning , a remodeled former Soviet Union vessel that went into service in 2012 for crew training and studies. Read More »

SC poser: Can it restrain Parliament from linking Aadhaar with PAN

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It wondered why the Members of Parliament (MP) chose not to object to the government's decision if the new provision was draconian or destructive as argued by the petitioners. "What difference would it make if PAN is replaced by Aadhaar", it asked Datar. To this, the bench said, "the goal of the Aadhaar Act is different from that of section 139AA of the IT Act". Read More »

Mnuchin promises Trump's tax cuts will be biggest ever

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Yet for Wall Street, by far the biggest anticipatory concern was the possibility of tax reform in general, and specifically corporate tax reform. The top tax rate for individuals would drop by a few percentage points, from 39.6 percent to the "mid-30s", according to an official with knowledge of the plan. Read More »

Jakarta rejects incumbent governor, early results show

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Other pollsters showed similar results with 99 per cent counted. The national elections commission will announce the official results in early May. JAKARTA's Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, faced court today where prosecutors reportedly called for one year's jail for alleged blasphemy - but only if the capital's outgoing governor repeats the offence over the next two years. Read More »

Edinson Cavani extends contract with Paris St Germain until 2020

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The Uruguay global has hit 125 goals in 192 matches since joining PSG in July 2013 from Napoli and is closing in on Ibrahimovic's club record of 156 goals. Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco get together for the fourth time this season on Wednesday in the French Cup semifinals. The Uruguayan striker has extended his stay at the Paris des Princes by two years, until 2020, disappointing a host of clubs in England and Europe . Read More »

'The Wall's Going to Get Built, Folks': Trump Defiant on Border Wall

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Without a almost $1 trillion spending bill that covers all government agencies, portions of the government would be forced to shut down on Saturday, which also happens to be Trump's 100 day in office. Democrats vowed not to give up, either, and look forward to the fight. "No, no - there's two budget processes", he said. Meanwhile, Mr Trump appeared poised to procure about 15 billion dollar (£11.6 billion) to boost the military. Read More »

O'Leary se retire de la course au Parti conservateur — Alerte

O'Leary au Québec justifie son retrait de la course. Et sans le Québec, il juge qu'il n'aurait pas été en mesure de défaire le Parti libéral de Justin Trudeau aux prochaines élections fédérales. Kevin O'Leary s'est lancé le 18 janvier dans la course après le débat en français de Québec. Il a été vertement critiqué pour son unilinguisme, bien qu'il ait promis d'apprendre le français. Read More »

Ex-Auburn coach Tuberville says he won't run for Alabama governor

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Tuberville cited several complications as a deterrent to running, including a potential legal dispute over his established residency in Alabama. "I'm a patriotic person, I love this country". "At the end of the day, I decided not to run", Tuberville told College Sports Nation on Sirius XM Radio. People recognize me not as a candidate for a political office, but they recognize me as the former Auburn football coach and that has opened a lot of doors for me. Read More »

Starbucks Plans Huge High-End Roastery Coffee Store On Michigan Avenue

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The concept, which debuted in late 2014 in Seattle, will open in Manhattan in 2018. Chicago was the first city to open a Starbucks outside of Seattle 30 years ago. Here's what it's like to visit the Seattle Roastery - the inspiration for Chicago's biggest and most over-the-top Starbucks ever. Its North Avenue store will remain open. Read More »

Kevin O'Leary dropping out of Conservative leadership race

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Bernier will hold a press conference at 4:30 p.m. ET in Toronto to discuss the developments. Bernier has been a close second in those same polls and O'Leary's endorsement could give him a significant advantage over the 12 other candidates still in the race. Read More »

Trump Has A Red Button For Coke On The Resolute Desk

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President Donald Trump recently sat down with Associated Press White House Correspondent Julie Pace to discuss his largely unimpressive 100 days in office, which is an important milestone for any administration. "A man accustomed to wealth and its trappings, Trump has embraced life in the Executive Mansion, often regaling guests with trivia about the historic décor", The Associated Press reports. Read More »

Ivanka Trump defends father, brushes aside groans in Berlin

Discussing her father, Trump said the president agrees with her about the need to empower women, saying that he had encouraged her "to fully lean into this opportunity and come into the White House and be by his side" - and to take part in discussions like the Women20 Summit . Read More »

France's Le Pen says the people revolting against the elite

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On Twitter , she said she wants to be the candidate for "all French [people]". Le Pen said Monday she was quitting temporarily as head of her National Front (FN) party in order to concentrate on the campaign. She did not mention shechitah , the kosher slaughter of animals, but did say she wanted to outlaw any slaughter of animals done without stunning. Le Pen, best described as a national socialist, would like to take France out of global institutions, including both the European Union ... Read More »

First Financial Corp. posts 1Q profit

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Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management; Global Banking, which provides a range of lending-related products and services; Global Markets, which offers sales and trading services, and All Other, which consists of equity investments, residual expense allocations and other. Read More »

US submarine makes S Korea port call, North remains defiant

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South Korea says key parts of a contentious US missile defense system have been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power. The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, together with two guided-missile destroyers and a cruiser, are expected to arrive off the Korean Peninsula in the next few days and stage a combined tactical operation with the South Korean navy. Read More »

Jefferies Group LLC Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Wells Fargo & Co

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Adams Asset Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Wells Fargo & Co during the third quarter worth about $3,675,000. Rocky Mountain Advisers LLC boosted its position in Wells Fargo & Co by 117.6% in the fourth quarter. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.79%. Wells Fargo & Co has a dividend payout ratio of 36.2% meaning its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. Read More »

Chhattisgarh CM, BJP had deal with Maoists: Digvijaya

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In the fierce gunfire from Maoist guerrillas occupying vantage positions, at least 25 CRPF personnel were killed and seven wounded. On Monday, the Maoists, pretending to be villagers, pushed cattle near the road construction site. The attackers looted arms, ammunition and radio sets before retreating. In a recent statement in the parliament, Rajnath Singh, home minister, said the Maoists were frustrated because of the success of recent security operations against them. Read More »