Shops set for Small Business event

Shops set for Small Business event

Contrary to this, Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize brick-and-mortar businesses that are small and local . "Last year was the first year downtown joined the national campaign for Shop Small Saturday and we are excited to see the initiative grow to include small businesses all around San Marcos", said Main Street Program Manager Samantha Armbruster.

US to resettle Australia's refugees languishing on islands

For the refugees on Nauru - the nightmare of their daily existence is not over with the glimmer of opportunity, with a Sunday press conference in Canberra and a Facebook post . Prime Minister how many of our refugees has the USA agreed to take? Well there's up to 1,600 people - what's substantial? "We will not let you restart your illicit trade".

Korea's president quit over scandal

The placards read, "Step down Park Geun-hye". Ms. Choi is the daughter of late religious leader Choi Tae-Min, who was married six times, had multiple pseudonyms and set up his own cult-like group known as the Church of Eternal Life. "What is really irritating is the fact that Choi was acting like a regent for Park, controlling her decision-making", 20-year-old political science student Kim Do-Hyun told the AFP news agency.

Four Children Martyred in Indian Shelling along LoC

Pakistan army says it has shot down an Indian drone in Rakhchari Sector along the Line of Control (LoC). The recent escalation of violence across the India-Pakistan border came after 19 Indian soldiers died as a result of the September 18 attack by armed militants on a base outside of Srinagar , the capital of India-administered Kashmir.

Trump rejects turmoil, infighting reports

Trump rejects turmoil, infighting reports

Instead, they said that the house-cleaning was part of a renewed effort by Vice President-elect Mike Pence, the new transition chief, to eliminate lobbyists from the transition team. Gen. Michael Flynn the job of national security adviser. The Wall Street Journal reported the Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Tuesday ordered removal of all lobbyists from the transition team.

Pope greets new 'princes' of church

They come from Italy, Central African Republic, Spain, the US, Brazil, Bangladesh, Venezuela, Belgium, Mauritius, Mexico and Papua New Guinea. Following Donald Trump's victory in the United States and the continued rise of the European far-right, Pope Francis spoke out Saturday and publicly condemned the "epidemic of animosity" that is hurting minority groups, reiterating previous comments in defense of migrants and refugees.