Iraqi teenager found guilty of Train bombings in UK

The media and photography student at Brooklands College in Weybridge left his bomb on a train to Wimbledon, where it partially exploded on the floor of the carriage at Parsons Green. He told authorities he was in fear of the Islamic State group which... More..

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HOLLYWEIRD: Matt Damon to ABANDON US Over Feud with President Trump
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

HOLLYWEIRD: Matt Damon to ABANDON US Over Feud with President Trump

Its unnamed source added, Damon wanted a safer place to raise his family. Let's break down this unusual story to see if there's any truth to the rumor. FWIW, Damon hung out with the Hemsworth clan after his c...More..

Russian Federation vows to respond to Britain over spy attack 'any minute'
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Russian Federation vows to respond to Britain over spy attack 'any minute'

An 83-year-old Russian whistleblower who helped develop Novichok told the AP on Friday that no other country could have used that particular nerve agent to poison a former spy. But nerve agents are entirely dif...More..

North Korean minister in 'constructive' talks in Sweden
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

North Korean minister in 'constructive' talks in Sweden

There had been speculation that Pyongyang might do so yesterday, when Ri Yong-ho met Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom, but afterwards Swedish officials said the talks w...More..

Flake: GOP now has a 'propaganda-fueled dystopian view of conservatism'
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Flake: GOP now has a 'propaganda-fueled dystopian view of conservatism'

Flake, who served as executive director of the Goldwater Institute before being elected to the House in 2000, said that conservatives in Congress "used to be very clear about their institutional prerogatives an...More..

Jim Mattis calls Rex Tillerson firing a 'Washington DC story'
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Jim Mattis calls Rex Tillerson firing a 'Washington DC story'

This is not just logically impossible, it's also wrong. With a change in management, however, exasperation has been replaced with apprehension that Pompeo , a former Army officer, will prove even more anta...More..

North Korea summit announced
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

North Korea summit announced

If North Korea agrees to the high-level talks, they would be the first North-South contact since a South Korean delegation returned from a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this month. "We'll see wha...More..

Donald Trump signs Taiwan Travel Act, drawing China's ire
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Donald Trump signs Taiwan Travel Act, drawing China's ire

The move is likely to weigh heavily on US-China ties, which are now under strain after Trump announced new import tariffs on steel and aluminum . The White House said the bill, which was passed unanimously b...More..

Xi re-elected China's President sans term limit
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Xi re-elected China's President sans term limit

After the results were announced, the usually poker-faced Xi broke into a smile and shook hands with Wang at the center of the Great Hall of the People. Saturday's plenary session also saw the approval of a wid...More..

USA stocks end higher on upbeat data; major indexes post weekly losses
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

USA stocks end higher on upbeat data; major indexes post weekly losses

The Russell 2000 is down 20.52 points, or 1.3 percent. The S&P 500 lost 15.83 points, or 0.57 per cent, to 2,749.48, Xinhua news agency reported. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 115.54 points, or 0.5 pe...More..

Khadeen Carrington's 26 points leads Seton Hall to victory - Recap, Box score
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Khadeen Carrington's 26 points leads Seton Hall to victory - Recap, Box score

The final time came when Dorn nailed a 3-pointer with 8:11 to play, cutting Seton Hall's lead to 69-66. The No. 8 seed Pirates led the entire game, despite Freeman's push to extend his career another game...More..

Controversial Trump-linked data firm suspended from Facebook
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Controversial Trump-linked data firm suspended from Facebook

Facebook has suspended a data mining firm that is said to have been used by President Uhuru Kenyatta's party, Jubilee, in the last election . The back story: In 2015, a third party app called "thisisyourdig...More..

North Korean Envoy in Sweden Amid Planning for Trump-Kim Meeting
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

North Korean Envoy in Sweden Amid Planning for Trump-Kim Meeting

Japan said on Friday that Moon had promised to help Abe resolve the issue of Japanese abducted by North Korea and agreed to keep maximum pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programmes. Abe has ...More..

BJP leads in Gorakhpur, SP in Phulpur
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

BJP leads in Gorakhpur, SP in Phulpur

Though BSP and SP did not stitch any alliance officially, BSP chief Mayawati had announced that her party would support the SP candidates in the byelections. "According to my view, there should be an allian...More..

Vatican finds Guam archbishop guilty of sexual abuse of minors
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Vatican finds Guam archbishop guilty of sexual abuse of minors

Archbishop Apuron is pictured in a 2012 photo at the Vatican. A lay group that agitated for Apuron's removal, "Concerned Catholics of Guam", was decisive in pushing for an investigation into the archdiocesan ...More..

Claire Foy paid less than her male co-star in The Crown
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Claire Foy paid less than her male co-star in The Crown

So I'll just learn the lines and try to copy exactly what they do'. In the latest example of pay disparity in the entertainment industry, Hollywood trade publication Variety reported on Tuesday that The Cr...More..

Man returns home to Romania to find he's been declared dead
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Man returns home to Romania to find he's been declared dead

Constantin Reliu, 63, lost his case in Vasului because he appealed too late on the ruling, a court spokeswoman said Friday. Mr Reliu meanwhile, was alive and well in Turkey and had no idea he had been decla...More..

Lavrov: Russia Will 'Of Course' Expel British Diplomats
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Lavrov: Russia Will 'Of Course' Expel British Diplomats

Earlier on Friday, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow would "of course" respond in kind to the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats which was announced by British Prime Minister Theresa May . "To ru...More..

Top admiral: Don't be 'overly optimistic' about results of Trump-Kim summit
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Top admiral: Don't be 'overly optimistic' about results of Trump-Kim summit

The US is upgrading its anti-missile defences as well as its vast nuclear arsenal and could "burn" North Korea if targeted or seriously threatened. Now, pushed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in and hi...More..

UK, US, France and Germany blame Russian Federation for nerve agent attack
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

UK, US, France and Germany blame Russian Federation for nerve agent attack

Skripal and his daughter remained in critical condition as of Thursday, and the police officer was considered seriously ill. She suspended all planned high-level contacts, which includes revoking an invitat...More..

Defiant Russia vows retaliation over U.S. sanctions, United Kingdom spy accusations
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Defiant Russia vows retaliation over U.S. sanctions, United Kingdom spy accusations

The US treasury department said the use of a military-grade nerve agent in the Salisbury incident "further demonstrates the reckless and irresponsible conduct of its (Russia's) government ". President Donald ...More..

UNC Makes Easy Work of Lipscomb in 84-66 NCAA Tournament Win
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

UNC Makes Easy Work of Lipscomb in 84-66 NCAA Tournament Win

The lone loss came in 1999, when No. 3 seed UNC lost to No. 14 Weber State in its first game. Lipscomb was able to hang around early against the Tar Heels however, a 12-1 run by the Tar Heels gave North Caroli...More..

Arvind Kejriwal apologises to Majithia over drugs charge
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Arvind Kejriwal apologises to Majithia over drugs charge

Punjab State minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said that Mr. Kejriwal's apology has "murdered" his party in the Punjab. "Therefore we have deferred a decision", AAP MLA Kanwar Sandhu told reporters after the meeting....More..

Putin 'highly likely' behind nerve-agent attack
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Putin 'highly likely' behind nerve-agent attack

As relations between the two nations sank to a new post-Cold War low, almost two dozen Russian diplomats in London were packing their bags to leave Tuesday after an expulsion order from Britain. "That is why,...More..

SC stays defamation complaint of Jay Shah, chides media
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

SC stays defamation complaint of Jay Shah, chides media

The Supreme Court on Thursday criticised news media for "irresponsible" reportage as it observed that some degree of accountability should be maintained. The lower court had imposed a gag on any media outlets f...More..

Nuclear-free North Korea is nonnegotiable, Moon tells Trump
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Nuclear-free North Korea is nonnegotiable, Moon tells Trump

President Donald Trump still intends to meet with North Korea's leader by the end of May, the White House said Friday, three days after the firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. citizens from North Ko...More..

Trump reiterates intention to meet with DPRK leader by end of May
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Trump reiterates intention to meet with DPRK leader by end of May

Ri's surprise trip to Stockholm has taken on added significance due to the expectation that a summit of Kim and Trump could defuse the tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons program. The villa is close t...More..

Warmer weekend with chance for rain and storms
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Warmer weekend with chance for rain and storms

One storm will first track out of the Rockies and into the Midwest early next week. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Freezing rain, snow, rain mix will peak in coverage by 4am. The rain and thunderstorm...More..

Wikipedia Says It Wasn't Warned About YouTube Integration To Combat Conspiracies
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Wikipedia Says It Wasn't Warned About YouTube Integration To Combat Conspiracies

Conspiracy videos, to be sure, are not against YouTube's policies. "What keeps people glued to YouTube? ". YouTube pulled them, but the incident underscored a problem at the service: What should it do wi...More..

Russia: We'll exert maximum pressure on Britain over spy poisoning - Ifax
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Russia: We'll exert maximum pressure on Britain over spy poisoning - Ifax

A report in the Telegraph says it was put in the suitcase of Skripal's daughter before she left Russian Federation for Britain to see her father. In their joint statement Mrs May, US President Donald Tru...More..

Buffalo banks it in to knock out Arizona (0:20)
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Buffalo banks it in to knock out Arizona (0:20)

The Conference of Champions was anything but in this year's NCAA Tournament . Kentucky won despite going 0-for-6 from beyond the arc, ending a nation-best streak of 1.047 games with at least one 3-pointer. L...More..

Qualcomm Drops Jacobs From Board After Bid Chatter
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Qualcomm Drops Jacobs From Board After Bid Chatter

Proxy advisory firm ISS on Wednesday recommended to Qualcomm shareholders that they vote for Broadcom's four nominees on Qualcomm's 11-person board, even though their nominations have been withdrawn, as a for...More..

Accusation of Putin role in poisoning is shocking
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Accusation of Putin role in poisoning is shocking

The Kremlin is seeking high participation to give legitimacy to Putin's inevitable fourth term - as seven in ten Russians are predicted to vote for him. Putin's more interested in being on offense anyway. ...More..

North Korea's top diplomat meets Swedish leaders
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

North Korea's top diplomat meets Swedish leaders

North Korea also has an embassy in Stockholm , in the leafy residential suburb of Lidingo. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho gets on a vehicle on his arrival at the Beijing International airport ...More..

Black man beaten in Charlottesville found not guilty of assaulting white supremacist
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Black man beaten in Charlottesville found not guilty of assaulting white supremacist

Joseph Platania, the Charlottesville commonwealth's attorney, said in a statement Friday that his office "appreciates the Court's careful review and consideration of the evidence in this case and respects the d...More..

First Undocumented Immigrant Appointed to State Post in California
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

First Undocumented Immigrant Appointed to State Post in California

Mateo was born in Mexico and came to the United States at age 14 with her parents. Mateo is well known for championing protections for people without legal authorization to live in the US who were brought to ...More..

United States has
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

United States has "very good" talks with Europeans on Iran ultimatum

It is unclear whether these measures will prove effective in helping Iran to substantially improve its ability to attract foreign investment if the deal collapses, especially from Western companies. Iran has sa...More..

Designate a sober driver on St. Patrick's Day
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Designate a sober driver on St. Patrick's Day

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 2 thirds of fatal motor accidents during the St. Patrick's Day period involved drunk drivers. Also, if a friend is about to drink and driv...More..

Two killed, two injured in car-ramming attack in Samaria
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Two killed, two injured in car-ramming attack in Samaria

The four were struck when a vehicle rammed into a group of Israelis near the settlement of Mevo Dotan near Jenin in the northern West Bank. The motorist was detained, treated in an Israeli hospital for ...More..

Missing Pennsylvania teen believed to be in Mexico
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Missing Pennsylvania teen believed to be in Mexico

Investigators believe Yu left Allentown willingly with Esterly and flew to Mexico out of Philadelphia International Airport, with a stopover in Dallas/Fort Worth. "I want to tell her, 'Amy, can you come back ...More..

Friday's First Warning Forecast: Tracking rain for the weekend
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Friday's First Warning Forecast: Tracking rain for the weekend

The weather service in Birmingham is already highlighting the risk for central Alabama and said all modes of severe weather could be possible on Monday - including tornadoes. In the meantime, we are tracking ...More..

Auto ramming attack kills two Israeli soldiers in West Bank
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Auto ramming attack kills two Israeli soldiers in West Bank

Official Palestinian news agency Wafa reported that at least 7 Gazans were injured by Israeli fire during the clashes along the border fence. Israel's Shin Bet security service said the attacker had spent...More..

England coach Gareth Southgate calls up four newcomers for friendlies
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

England coach Gareth Southgate calls up four newcomers for friendlies

But we have to be ready for injuries in any area and what's pleased me most is that when we haven't had Harry available, Daniel Sturridge has scored, Marcus Rashford has scored, Jamie Vardy has scored and Jer...More..

by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Britain's claim Putin ordered ex-spy poisoning 'unforgiveable'

As the global scandal gathers pace, Skripal and his daughter remain in critical condition after exposure to the Soviet-designed chemical Novichok on March 4 in the southwestern English city of Salisbury. He als...More..

'Oh, konnichiwa,' Ryan Zinke tells Japanese American lawmaker
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

'Oh, konnichiwa,' Ryan Zinke tells Japanese American lawmaker

The only problem - it was still the morning. As Hanabusa quickly pointed out, the Japanese greeting was inappropriate on more than one level, as it is usually used after midday to signify "good afternoon" or ...More..

Egypt Demands Justice For Mariam Moustafa's Death
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

Egypt Demands Justice For Mariam Moustafa's Death

Nessrin told Egypt Today: "She managed to get up and run towards one of the buses, but they went after her and started to beat her again". Speaking of what Mariam said to him after the attack, Moustafa said...More..

CYBER WAR: Trump Admin Accuses RUSSIA of ATTACKING American Energy Grid
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

CYBER WAR: Trump Admin Accuses RUSSIA of ATTACKING American Energy Grid

NBC reporter Andrea Mitchell yelled at State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert on Thursday that President Donald Trump wasn't doing anything to combat Russia's actions, only to have Nauert say what the...More..

Former President Barack Obama picks Michigan State to win NCAA Tournament
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

Former President Barack Obama picks Michigan State to win NCAA Tournament

Barack Obama had a TV crew in the Oval Office every March during his presidency for the grand unveiling of his March Madness brackets . Just because Barack Obama has a little bit more time to watch colleg...More..

ASEAN leaders, Australia to discuss South China Sea dispute
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

ASEAN leaders, Australia to discuss South China Sea dispute

Activists are planning demonstrations against the visit of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to a regional summit in Australia . The dual themes of the Sydney summit are security and posterity, with the thr...More..

Windies to play T20 games on three consecutive days
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

Windies to play T20 games on three consecutive days

The south Asian country has remained largely starved of worldwide cricket since the 2009 attacks on a bus carrying Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore, wounding six players and a British coach and killing eight P...More..