First Lady Recognizes 10 Women With Global Courage Awards

First lady Melania Trump, in a rare public appearance, shared a stage Friday at the State Department with nine women who have battled slavery, stood up against terrorists and investigated sexual abusers in their home countries. Author and journalis... More..

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Nationwide March Hopes to Gain Attention for Safer Schools and Gun Control
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Nationwide March Hopes to Gain Attention for Safer Schools and Gun Control

The director of the Newtown Action Alliance calls the NRA "tone deaf" to the concerns of parents and students for public safety. In the same press conference, Dayton provided a list of control legislation h...More..

by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Boris Johnson compares Putin's World Cup to Hitler's Olympics

Johnson, speaking at a Foreign Affairs select committee hearing , agreed when Labour MP Ian Austin put it to him that global football's showpiece competition would allow Russia's president to "gloss over the g...More..

Charges Dropped For Turkish Agents Who Allegedly Attacked DC Protest
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Charges Dropped For Turkish Agents Who Allegedly Attacked DC Protest

The Superior Court in Washington confirmed yesterday that charges against four were dropped last November and another seven on February 14. "We have to prove a case beyond a reasonable doubt, and a decision was...More..

USA official says support of Taiwan has never been stronger
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

USA official says support of Taiwan has never been stronger

She told VOA, " China's growing political, military, and economic pressure on Taiwan is a threat to Taiwan's security and harmful to US interests". Since the 1983 formation of the Joint Commission on Commerc...More..

How police finally found the Texas bomber
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

How police finally found the Texas bomber

The Statesman, according to sources, said the recording was 28 minutes long and began with Conditt saying, "it's me again". "We don't know where this suspect has spent his last 24 hours, and therefore we stil...More..

Trump orders Justice Dept. to ban bump stocks
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Trump orders Justice Dept. to ban bump stocks

Rick Vasquez, a former ATF official who took part in the decision to approve bump stocks, told Politifact that to blame the administration implies that Obama or his then-attorney general Eric Holder were in...More..

Judge Rules 'Apprentice' Contestant's Defamation Case Against Trump Allowed To Proceed
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Judge Rules 'Apprentice' Contestant's Defamation Case Against Trump Allowed To Proceed

Rejecting President Donald Trump's bid for immunity, a NY judge invoked a fundamental precept of a free society Tuesday to set the stage for a former " Apprentice " contestant's defamation suit . In her ruli...More..

Five Catalan politicians jailed over independence drive
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Five Catalan politicians jailed over independence drive

The Catalan Parliament was set to convene tomorrow to vote on making Jordi Turull , who served previously as Puigdemont's chief of staff, the region's president. The judge could also declare Turull ineligible ...More..

Kidambi Srikanth Eyes CWG 2018 Glory After Successful 2017
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Kidambi Srikanth Eyes CWG 2018 Glory After Successful 2017

Indian ace shuttler and World No.3 Kidambi Srikanth has his eyes set for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 after he nearly missed the Glasgow Games in 2014 due to brain fever. To mark Team England's foray ...More..

Trade war fears roil equity markets while yen, bonds gain
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Trade war fears roil equity markets while yen, bonds gain

Pork, steel, fruit, wine, and other goods depending on Chinese exports will be targeted. "It's encouraging - we would like to participate in a process that helps educate the administration on potential downstre...More..

USA approves proposed $1bn arms sale to Saudi Arabia
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

USA approves proposed $1bn arms sale to Saudi Arabia

There have been controversies over the past year, however, in providing the country with weapons. "Given Secretary Mattis' well-known interest in presenting a unified front against Iranian interference in reg...More..

Turkey's offensive in Syria
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Turkey's offensive in Syria

Ankara has accused the USA of not fulfilling a promise to move Syrian Kurdish fighters out of Manbij. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared set on forcing Washington to reconsider its partnership with the...More..

Victor Moses Hands Nigeria Victory Over Poland
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Victor Moses Hands Nigeria Victory Over Poland

It was the first time we won a game in his absence. Without any doubt, Poland has FIFA World Cup pedigree, having come third twice - in 1974 and 1982. The warm up matches are veritable ground for coaches to...More..

Woman pimped children younger than 10 for drugs, cash, police say
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Woman pimped children younger than 10 for drugs, cash, police say

Police allege Mayer allowed men to come to a home in Eau Claire over the period of nine years to sexually and physically abuse two children who were ages six and nine at the time when the alleged offenses sta...More..

United States indicts and sanction Iranian firm, nine nationals for hacking universities
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

United States indicts and sanction Iranian firm, nine nationals for hacking universities

The defendants were involved in various capacities with the Mabna Institute , a company based in Iran that, according to the Justice Department , has been coordinating cyberattacks to steal academic data ...More..

Palestinians slam Trump national security adviser pick John Bolton
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Palestinians slam Trump national security adviser pick John Bolton

McMaster who has done an outstanding job & will always remain my friend", Trump said in a tweet announcing the departure. Richard W. Painter, the chief White House ethics lawyer under Bush, has described...More..

Calls for Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress are getting louder
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Calls for Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress are getting louder

On Friday, the UK's High Court granted a warrant to enforcement officers working for the country's information commissioner to conduct a search at Cambridge Analytica's London headquarters. "There have also...More..

Syria: Assad close to defeating rebels in Ghouta
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Syria: Assad close to defeating rebels in Ghouta

The two groups have also agreed on a prisoner exchange, swapping 3,500 people held by the rebels for allowing 3,000 "humanitarian cases" to be evacuated. Friday's agreement will mean the surrender of the seco...More..

Joint War Games Will Test Diplomacy With North Korea
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Joint War Games Will Test Diplomacy With North Korea

What is known, however, is that senior North Korean diplomat Choe Kang-il, who handles North American affairs for his Foreign Ministry, was among the delegates from Pyongyang, while the U.S. "Let's have this co...More..

Afghanistan: Car bomb near stadium kills 12, says official
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Afghanistan: Car bomb near stadium kills 12, says official

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. The investigation regarding the incident is underway. But Zwak put the death toll even higher at 13 dead and 45 wounded, including children. Th...More..

LeBron James Puts Up Historic 40-Point Triple-Double
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

LeBron James Puts Up Historic 40-Point Triple-Double

He missed one with 3.9 seconds left, giving Toronto a final shot, but DeMar DeRozan's 3-pointer - contested by James - was wide left. CLEVELAND (AP) - The drama has included turmoil and trades, head-scrat...More..

Neighbor of Nikolas Cruz says she warned police about shooter
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Neighbor of Nikolas Cruz says she warned police about shooter

The sergeant notified his command, and another deputy was sent to replace Carotti and cover the north perimeter of the 1200 building. A deputy assigned to patrol the campus was found asleep by a student the...More..

'Embarrassing' England hit new low
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

'Embarrassing' England hit new low

Nicholls took Williamson's cue, in no hurry either and gradually accumulating low-risk runs to help consolidate New Zealand's yawning advantage. "It's a pity that we didn't finish them off for 25". We didn'...More..

Trump reinstates broad ban on transgender troops
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Trump reinstates broad ban on transgender troops

A federal judge in Seattle said Mr. Trump has failed to provide evidence related to his claim that he made the decision after "consultation with my generals and military experts". "No one with the strengt...More..

Partner Of France Attacker Detained
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Partner Of France Attacker Detained

Islamic State claimed the attacker, 25, was acting in its name during the rampage which began when he wounded a policeman and a driver and shot dead a vehicle passenger before entering the supermarket - shooti...More..

Man Arrested After Friday Morning Assault
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Man Arrested After Friday Morning Assault

A 37-year-old man was arrested Thursday after he exposed himself in front of two middle school students walking to school, according to the Palm Bay Police Department. On Wednesday, police said a manhunt was on...More..

Trump drops $1.3tn budget veto threat but vows: 'Never again'
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Trump drops $1.3tn budget veto threat but vows: 'Never again'

In a tweet on Friday morning Trump said he was displeased about immigration issues in the bill, even though the White House had given assurances on Thursday that he would sign it. "There's an understandin...More..

Joe Biden Unleashes on Trump Picking John Bolton
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Joe Biden Unleashes on Trump Picking John Bolton

Noted counter-puncher Trump delivered a rapid-fire response on Twitter: "Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like a tough guy". Jimmy Kimmel , Seth Meyers and Jimmy Fallon imagined what it'd look like i...More..

by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Congress wins 3 seats, BJP 1 in Karnataka RS polls

After declaration of the results late night Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that he was thankful to all those who supported BJP candidates . The winning candidates are - Arun Jaitley (BJP), GVL Naras...More..

Gulf Coast High student heads to DC 'March For Our Lives'
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Gulf Coast High student heads to DC 'March For Our Lives'

When will March for Our Lives 2018 take place? The survivors, as well as students, their families and organizations like Everytown for Gun Safety , are marching in cities around the country for "compre...More..

Iowa Family Found Dead in Mexico, No Signs of Violence
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Iowa Family Found Dead in Mexico, No Signs of Violence

Louis, Missouri, at 6 p.m. that same day for a basketball game in Danville, Illinois, on March 22. The Yucatan Times in Mexico reported that the four bodies "were found in advanced state of decomposition" i...More..

Turkey targets Kurdish militants in northern Iraq
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Turkey targets Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Bolton's comments also came amid the Turkish-led Operation Olive Branch , which was launched on January 20 to remove YPG/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin, northwestern Syria, across Turkey's southern border...More..

Ahed Tamimi 'awarded' 8-month jail term for slapping Israeli soldier
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Ahed Tamimi 'awarded' 8-month jail term for slapping Israeli soldier

An Israeli supporter of Tamimi slapped a prosecutor after the ruling and was later arrested by police. Tamimi was arrested last December after video surfaced of her kicking the soldiers outside her West Ban...More..

President Trump
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

President Trump "would like to" testify before special counsel

His comment comes shortly after his lead lawyer in the Russian Federation investigation resigned amid a shake-up of the president's legal team. "Former US Attorney for the District of Columbia Joe DiGenova wi...More..

Trump orders tariffs on China
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Trump orders tariffs on China

We expect all countries to trade fairly, and we support enforcement of trade rules. According to the ministry, the measures will include a 15-per cent tariff on products including fruits, nuts, wines and seam...More..

Weather Talk: Rain falls much faster than snow
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Weather Talk: Rain falls much faster than snow

Decent March weather will continue through the weekend and it will remain mild for early next week, but we are not going to break out into any real Spring warmth for a while. Sunday is slightly warmer and stil...More..

US warship sails near disputed islands in Southeast Asia, officials say
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

US warship sails near disputed islands in Southeast Asia, officials say

Even as the world focused on the impending trade war between the U.S. and China, tension escalated in the disputed South China Sea region where the USA on Friday, March 23, conducted its first freedom of navig...More..

US Congress Approves $1.3 Trn Spending Bill
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

US Congress Approves $1.3 Trn Spending Bill

Republicans and Democrats have spent the past several weeks thrashing out a roughly US$1.2 trillion (S$1.58 trillion) deal on spending for the remainder of the fiscal year, which ends on Sept 30. President Don...More..

Teen crashes through building during driver's test
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Teen crashes through building during driver's test

A teenage driver's driving test on Wednesday in Buffalo, Minnesota became a literal vehicle crash before she even got on the road. The driver and those in the building were not injured. Police said the impact c...More..

Peshawar beat Quetta as PSL returns to Pakistan
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Peshawar beat Quetta as PSL returns to Pakistan

Peshawar will now take on Karachi Kings in the second eliminator in Lahore on Wednesday and the victor of that match will face Islamabad United in the final in Karachi on Sunday. Karachi Kings have got ...More..

Hamas detains suspect for assassination attempt, loses personnel in operation
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Hamas detains suspect for assassination attempt, loses personnel in operation

Two Hamas troops were also killed in the exchange, and a third suspect was arrested. Two members of Hamas security forces were also killed during Thursday's operation aimed at arresting the main suspect in la...More..

Trinity's upcoming events include Easter egg hunt
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Trinity's upcoming events include Easter egg hunt

March 31. The event begins at 10 a.m. and egg hunts will start at 10:30 a.m. - beginning with the youngest kids and moving up. The event will end with a grand finale Easter egg hunt for everyone to particip...More..

Donald Trump lashes out at Iran government while greeting Iranians Nowruz
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Donald Trump lashes out at Iran government while greeting Iranians Nowruz

Since taking office in January 2017, Trump has adopted a tough stance against Iran and repeatedly denounced a landmark deal that Tehran reached with world powers to curb its nuclear programme. "I wanted to eith...More..

China again sends aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

China again sends aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait

Hua said if the United States had benefited nothing from such relations, how could the China-US trade have sustained such rapid growth. The appearance of China's aircraft carrier in the Taiwan Strait ca...More..

Former French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, Arrested Over Gaddafi Money
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Former French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, Arrested Over Gaddafi Money

Sarkozy, 63, who led his country from 2007 to 2012 was taken into police custody early Tuesday morning and was being questioned by officers specialising in corruption, money laundering and tax evasion at their ...More..

Peruvian president announces resignation ahead of impeachment vote
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Peruvian president announces resignation ahead of impeachment vote

Pressure has been building on Mr Kuczynski to resign after the shock revelation on Tuesday of secretly-shot videos in which several of the president's allies were caught allegedly trying to buy the support of a...More..

California Police kill Unarmed Black Man in his own Backyard
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

California Police kill Unarmed Black Man in his own Backyard

Clark shared the home with his grandmother, grandfather and some siblings, according to his 25-year-old brother Stevante Clark. Officers reportedly arrived at Clark's home upon receiving direction from deputi...More..

NBC Sports Secures Rights to Indianapolis 500 Race
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

NBC Sports Secures Rights to Indianapolis 500 Race

This centralization will simplify the process for viewers and, as series officials hope, boost the sport's popularity to gain the market share that it has lost to NASCAR over time. NBC will replace ABC as th...More..

Senators press Trump, Obama officials on Russian interference in past elections
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Senators press Trump, Obama officials on Russian interference in past elections

Wednesday's hearing features testimony from DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson, as well as representatives from the National Association of Secretaries of State and the National As...More..