Clinton wins California, turns fire on Trump in White House race

SANTA MONICA, California: Hillary Clinton celebrated her triumph as the first woman to lead a major party in a race for the White House , scoring big wins in California and New Jersey to cement her grip on the 2016 Democratic Party presidential nomination. The former first lady, US senator Read More

Large Established Gym Priced To Sell

NEWSLETTER Sign up for Free Industry-Related News on Business and Franchise Opportunities CAN’T FIND A BUSINESS? Click here to post a free “business wanted” message to the Message Boards. Click here to get new business for sale listings emailed to you Read More

PM Modi’s visit: India gets Switzerland’s support for NSG bid

GENEVA: India on Monday got the backing of Switzerland in its bid to become a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group ahead of the elite group’s crucial meeting even as the two countries resolved to strengthen cooperation in combating tax evasion and black money. Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann announced his Read More

Money for nothing? Swiss vote on basic income for all

GENEVA: In a global first, the Swiss voted on Sunday on a radical proposal to provide the entire population along with enough money to live on, no strings attached. In a measure almost certain to fail, voters are being asked whether they want all Swiss citizens, along along with foreigners Read More

Paris floods: River Seine level starts dropping after 35-year high

PARIS: French authorities say the water level of the Seine river in Paris started to decrease Saturday after reaching its peak overnight, the highest in nearly 35 years. But authorities warned it could take up to ten days for the river to come back to its normal levels after the Read More

Saudi Arabia, Iran spar over whether to raise oil production

VIENNA: Saudi Arabia promised on Thursday not to shock the oil markets as OPEC headed into a heated debate about production policy, along with Iran insisting on the right to raise output steeply. Tensions between the Sunni-led kingdom and the Shia Islamic Republic have actually been the highlights of several Read More

Sonia dubs PM Modi ‘Shahenshah’; BJP says her remarks ‘deplorable’

Brand-new DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi can’t digest the fact that Narendra Modi , a humble tea-seller, rose to become Prime Minister, which is why she described him as a “Shahenshah” (emperor), the BJP said on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Sonia attacked the government over the celebrations being held Read More

Can Trump become US President? Here are 4 deciding battlegrounds

Brand-new YORK: With Donald Trump pulling even or ahead of Hillary Clinton in a series of recent national polls, the once unthinkable has actually become at least plausible. But if he is to be elected the 45th president, he must compete on a political map that, for now, looks forbidding. Read More

Beijing at it again, now says India-Iran Chabahar deal will help China

BEIJING: China just won’t let up with the disdainful comments about India. For an entire month, it has actually been stridently talking about how it will keep India away from the Nuclear Suppliers Group. And now, it’s trying to diminish India’s recent deal with Iran to develop the Chabahar port, Read More

Pakistan fails to seal F-16 deal after financing row with US: Report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan seems to have failed to seal the $700 million deal for the purchase of eight F-16 fighter jets from the US following a row between the two countries over their financing, a media report said on Saturday. The Pakistani government was required to provide the Letter of Acceptance Read More