United States of America thrash Argentina to take Las Vegas Sevens crown

New Zealand are having to settle for minor honours after losing a dramatic quarter-final 14-10 to Fiji a day earlier, beaten by a last-minute try. "We worked so hard for so long", Barrett said. Shujaa's run in the competition was ended by Austral... More..

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Trump Says US to Use All Tools to Pressure China on Trade
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Trump Says US to Use All Tools to Pressure China on Trade

The Chinese system is new, Xi said, also because it pools ideas and suggestions through institutional, procedural, and standardized arrangements and develops a scientific and democratic decision making mechanis...More..

Corbyn's trade approach 'against will' of leave voters says MEP
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Corbyn's trade approach 'against will' of leave voters says MEP

Fox, a long-standing eurosceptic , will say in a speech that the ability to strike new trade deals around the world is one of the key prizes of Brexit, and that if Britain stays in a customs union with the E...More..

Cardinal Pell returns to court to fight sexual offence charges
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Cardinal Pell returns to court to fight sexual offence charges

Court authorities have said they will close the court in Melbourne to the public for most of the first two weeks to protect the privacy of people giving evidence. On Friday prosecutors withdrew one of the ch...More..

AP special status, PNB scam stall Lok Sabha proceedings
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

AP special status, PNB scam stall Lok Sabha proceedings

Earlier on Monday, both Houses of Parliament were adjourned within 10 minutes of resuming as MPs from Andhra Pradesh restarted their protests demanding a special package for their state. The bill has been broug...More..

USA embassy in Turkey is closed Monday due to a security threat
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

USA embassy in Turkey is closed Monday due to a security threat

Islamic State claimed responsibility for that shooting, one of a series of attacks believed to have been carried out by the jihadists in Turkey in recent years. "We're going to lock arms, we're going to work th...More..

Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in May
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in May

U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday thanked Morales for his support on the Jerusalem question. The United States said on Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in Ma...More..

PTI MPAs sold their votes in KP Senate election
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

PTI MPAs sold their votes in KP Senate election

PML-N backed candidates Mushahid Hussain Syed and Asad Junejo also won both seats in Islamabad . Confirming being contacted by the two top parties, Kakar said that they are only receiving congratulatory mess...More..

Angela Merkel lands fourth term as SPD members back coalition
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Angela Merkel lands fourth term as SPD members back coalition

The centre-left Social Democrats have voted overwhelmingly to remain in a coalition with Merkel's conservative bloc, after hard and drawn-out negotiations triggered by September's elections, which saw the ris...More..

Putin: Indicted election trolls will 'never' be extradited to US
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Putin: Indicted election trolls will 'never' be extradited to US

Special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 13 Russians and three Russian groups last month as part of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. When asked whether these people could be ext...More..

Trump says United States will use all tools to pressure China on trade
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Trump says United States will use all tools to pressure China on trade

China's Ministry of Commerce said in early February it was investigating whether to limit imports of USA sorghum, a cereal grain used to feed livestock, in response to previous tariffs from the White House on s...More..

Christie: Trump's reliance on family hurts ability to run White House
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Christie: Trump's reliance on family hurts ability to run White House

With the sudden, and may say devastating resignation of White House communications director Hope Hicks , the crosshairs now focus on presidential daughter Ivanka Trump and her discredited husband Jared Ku...More..

0-magnitude aftershock hits Papua New Guinea
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

0-magnitude aftershock hits Papua New Guinea

The quake hit today and comes one week after a 7.5 magnitude quake caused landslides, damaged buildings and closed oil and gas operations, prompting a declaration of a state of emergency. Another big tremor has...More..

Barnaby Joyce says he may not be baby's father
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Barnaby Joyce says he may not be baby's father

Barnaby Joyce has revealed that he may not be the father of partner Vikki Campion's baby boy that she is expecting in April. Mr condemned The Daily Telegraph for its "outrageous" intrusion on Ms Campion'...More..

Will 'take necessary measures' if USA harms country's economic interests: China
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Will 'take necessary measures' if USA harms country's economic interests: China

Last year, China had announced a budget spending of $151.43 billion, an increase of over 7 per cent over the previous year. "Over the past five years, thanks to joint efforts from all parties, this initiative i...More..

TMC chief Mamata Banerjee welcomes KCR's decision for third front formation
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

TMC chief Mamata Banerjee welcomes KCR's decision for third front formation

At a Press conference on Saturday after the BJP decimated the Left and the Congress in three North-Eastern States, Rao hinted at forming a third front-like platform. Along with two MPs from Maharashtra severa...More..

16:45Dutch Midfielder Wesley Sneijder Retires From International Football
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

16:45Dutch Midfielder Wesley Sneijder Retires From International Football

In an article on the Dutch association's supporters website, Sneijder said he knew his choice to play in Qatar could affect his worldwide career. It looks like the decision came from the new boss, as Sneijder...More..

BJP pulls off resounding victory in Tripura
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

BJP pulls off resounding victory in Tripura

For the BJP, forming government in Nagaland will mean consolidating its position further in the north east. "There is a social media message being circulated, which I also liked". Sarma, who was the saffron...More..

US Northeast still facing flooding, outages after killer storm
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

US Northeast still facing flooding, outages after killer storm

Winter Storm Riley is expected to weaken by early Saturday . High winds, rain and flooding is taking place in Scituate and the surrounding coastal areas of MA as a storm known as a " bomb cyclone " makes ...More..

West Virginia teachers to continue strike after Senate passes lower pay raise
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

West Virginia teachers to continue strike after Senate passes lower pay raise

House members later Saturday wouldn't agree to the Senate's move. In a formal explanation made in front of the strike, the West Virginia director of schools, Steven Paine, said that he concurred that the te...More..

Mirror falls in Georgia shoe store, killing toddler
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Mirror falls in Georgia shoe store, killing toddler

Ms Rabel says Ifrah Siddique visited the store to get new shoes with her family before the mirror fell on her. Police investigators said the death appears to be an accident. "I feel dead like I am no more.that ...More..

Trump escalates trade war with threat of auto tariffs
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Trump escalates trade war with threat of auto tariffs

Juncker told German media Friday that "Europeans will take WTO-conform measures: Harley Davidson, Bourbon, blue jeans". Graham says "China is winning and we're losing with this tariff regime". That's good for U...More..

Moon Meets with N.Korean Official Behind Closed Doors
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Moon Meets with N.Korean Official Behind Closed Doors

A similar photo opportunity presented itself two weeks ago when US Vice President Mike Pence took his assigned seat for the opening ceremony, not far from Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leade...More..

by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Unbeaten Barcelona Host Resurgent Atletico

Despite being dealt just a second defeat in their 27 league games this term, the Rojiblancos now have only a remote chance of claiming what would be a second title triumph in five seasons. He is expected to be ...More..

Netanyahu Leaves for US, Will Meet with Trump, Address AIPAC Conference
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Netanyahu Leaves for US, Will Meet with Trump, Address AIPAC Conference

Netanyahu made the comment late on Friday before boarding a flight to the United States. "In the conversation with the president I will thank him on behalf of the Israeli people for moving the American embassy ...More..

Italy to vote in general elections after divisive campaign
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Italy to vote in general elections after divisive campaign

Berlusconi, 81, can not run for office because of a tax fraud conviction, but he has tapped the European parliament president, Antonio Tajani, considered a pro-European moderate, as his pick if the centre-right...More..

Met Éireann issues new Status Orange warning until 12 noon tomorrow
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Met Éireann issues new Status Orange warning until 12 noon tomorrow

People are being urged to exercise extreme caution if they go outside and to only drive if it's absolutely necessary. Sean Hogan, senior official in the National Emergency Co-ordination Group (NECG) which ove...More..

Syrian regime gains ground in Eastern Ghouta
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Syrian regime gains ground in Eastern Ghouta

Regime forces took nearly complete control of the town of al-Shayfouniya on Saturday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Also, no humanitarian aid convoys entered Eastern Ghouta during...More..

Welsh teen gets prison for foiled Bieber concert, shopping center attacks
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Welsh teen gets prison for foiled Bieber concert, shopping center attacks

Giving him a life sentence, of which he would serve at least 11 years, Judge Mark Wall QC told the court that Gunton had been "within hours of committing an act of atrocity on the streets of Cardiff". A post fr...More..

Purdue Advances to Big Ten Semifinals
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Purdue Advances to Big Ten Semifinals

The Michigan Wolverines will be looking to advance to the championship game to defend their Big Ten title after taking down Nebraska in their last outing by a final score of 77-58. In some ways it's histo...More..

by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Saudi Arabia's crown prince says his anti-corruption drive

The Saudi crown prince is due on Monday to visit Al Azhar, Sunni Islam's prestigious centre of learning where he will meet with Grand Imam Ahmad Al Tayeb. Prince Mohammed's visit comes ahead of Egypt's presiden...More..

Tehran Rules Out Missiles Talks Until US, Europe Destroy Their Nukes
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Tehran Rules Out Missiles Talks Until US, Europe Destroy Their Nukes

No country can decide for us or others. Velayati noted that the French foreign minister should avoid adopting negative position against Iran if he seeks expansion of relations between Tehran and Paris. Iran's...More..

Merkel Congratulates SPD?After Members Approve German Grand Coalition
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Merkel Congratulates SPD?After Members Approve German Grand Coalition

If the the coalition was rejected, "we would be in a very uncertain scenario for Europe", Rittelmeyer said. The general-secretary of Merkel's party and her possible future successor, Annegret Kramp-Karrenba...More..

Athletics legend Roger Bannister has died aged 88 - British media
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Athletics legend Roger Bannister has died aged 88 - British media

Bannister even used his medical knowledge to devise his own training regime and investigate the mechanical aspects of running. Bannister was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2011. Coe, who is now presi...More..

BTS' J-Hope Delivers His Hopeful 'Daydream'
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

BTS' J-Hope Delivers His Hopeful 'Daydream'

Hope World is accessible to the public via online audio distribution platform SoundCloud. The album claimed the top spot on iTunes album charts in 63 countries, including the United States, Britain, Canada...More..

What are Jeremy Corbyn and Michel Barnier up to?
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

What are Jeremy Corbyn and Michel Barnier up to?

The EU single market also aims to eliminate "non-tariff barriers" by applying identical rules on packaging, safety and standards and many other things to every one of its members. "Our approach should not be ...More..

Donald Trump strikes jesting note at Washington press dinner
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Donald Trump strikes jesting note at Washington press dinner

Referring to his son-in-law Jared Kushner's loss of security clearance, he said, "We were late tonight because Jared could not get through security". " Steve Miller or Melania? ". Another target was former ...More..

BSP and SP Join Hands to 'Eliminate the BJP' in UP bypolls
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

BSP and SP Join Hands to 'Eliminate the BJP' in UP bypolls

Also clarifying that the understanding between the two parties is limited to ensuring victory for the strongest non-BJP candidate, Mayawati said, "We have spoken to SP and have decided that we will support t...More..

Man apparently shoots himself near White House, Secret Service says
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Man apparently shoots himself near White House, Secret Service says

AP's commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. "No other reported injuries related to the incident". A police spokesman told USA Today : "The adult male who reportedly shot himsel...More..

SNL: Alec Baldwin's Trump says Wakanda is 'beating' America right now
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

SNL: Alec Baldwin's Trump says Wakanda is 'beating' America right now

Anyone wondering what President Donald Trump thinks of Alec Baldwin's impression of him on " Saturday Night Live " no longer has to wonder. Diane Feinstein respectively, Baldwin made light of the presiden...More..

Anna Hazare demands CBI probe into SSC paper leak
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Anna Hazare demands CBI probe into SSC paper leak

Candidates took the examination between February 17 and February 22, but the February 21 test was "delayed" and "candidates faced inconveniences" because of "incomplete downloading of data", the Staff Selection...More..

Kiren Rijiju meets UDP chief to discuss govt formation in Meghalaya
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Kiren Rijiju meets UDP chief to discuss govt formation in Meghalaya

I met Governor and I have indicated that I will come back with letters of support from like-minded people. Assam BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma had also met the UDP president earlier in the day to discuss a...More..

Verdict in Meghalaya is for change: Amit Shah
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Verdict in Meghalaya is for change: Amit Shah

The BJP also emerged a close second in Nagaland, with leads of 26 out of 60 seats. She said that since her party does not possess a significant presence in the North-Eastern state, an alliance with a national...More..

After northeast, goal is Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Bengal: Modi, Shah
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

After northeast, goal is Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Bengal: Modi, Shah

The BJP, which made a serious bid to dethrone the 10-year-old Mukul Sangma government, also had no seat-sharing arrangement with any party. The BJP feels the victories in the north-east, especially in Tripura...More..

Pari Box Office Collections: Anushka Sharma Starrer Opens Similar To Her Phillauri
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Pari Box Office Collections: Anushka Sharma Starrer Opens Similar To Her Phillauri

As per early estimates, the supernatural thriller has minted Rs 6 crore at the Indian box office on day 2. Reason for slow start of Pari . Pari , which promised to be an entertaining horror film, failed t...More..

China warns USA tariffs will prompt retaliatory measures
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

China warns USA tariffs will prompt retaliatory measures

President Xi Jinping's top economic aide, Liu He, met with U.S. officials at the White House this week to discuss the fraught economic relationship. The proposal is to remove the expression that the President...More..

China warns Trump if its interests are harmed
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

China warns Trump if its interests are harmed

Trump said the hefty tariffs aim to protect domestic industry as well as to counter persistent threats posed by Chinese products. The unreasonable and excessive use of trade-remedy measures by the Trump adm...More..

South Korea names envoys in bid to arrange US-North Korea talks
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

South Korea names envoys in bid to arrange US-North Korea talks

The U.S. has applied a series of sanctions in what it says is a "maximum pressure campaign" to force North Korea to disarm. North Korea, however, said Saturday that talks needed to be based on "an equal foo...More..

Dossiers being compiled for prosecution of crimes in Syria
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Dossiers being compiled for prosecution of crimes in Syria

United Nations aid agencies are gearing up for the first delivery in months of desperately needed humanitarian assistance to thousands of people trapped in the besieged Syrian enclave of Eastern Ghouta. On 2...More..

Karti Chidambaram taken to Byculla jail, will face Indrani, Peter separately
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Karti Chidambaram taken to Byculla jail, will face Indrani, Peter separately

Karti Chidambaram's arrest would not deter the party from speaking the truth to hold the government accountable, the party's spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said. Karti may be brought face-to-face with former me...More..