Houston students travel to Washington, DC for March For Our Lives

Sean Rivera, a student at the University of Texas at San Antonio, spoke to the crowd gathered at city hall to kick things off. Instead of being afraid of being a snitch, Sweeney said , people should feel encouraged to let someone know when a problem... More..

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Put US tariff beast back in the cage: China to WTO
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Put US tariff beast back in the cage: China to WTO

After a 2.8 percent increase, the Dow closed at 24,202, The Washington Post reported. Investors drew encouragement from signs that the US and China are open to negotiating to avert a potential trade dispute. ...More..

Shanghai crude oil futures off to robust start on second day
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Shanghai crude oil futures off to robust start on second day

The first ever yuan-denominated crude-oil futures had a successful first day of trading yesterday, as China looks to expand its influence in the Asian oil sphere by establishing a new local benchmark. To attr...More..

Karnataka Assembly Elections: Voting on May 12, results on May 15
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Karnataka Assembly Elections: Voting on May 12, results on May 15

The tenure of the 224-member Karnataka Legislative Assembly expires on 28 May and the new House has to be constituted before that. The Election Commission of India (EC) today announced that Karnataka Assemb...More..

Texoma Idol victor advances on American Idol
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Texoma Idol victor advances on American Idol

Lucia got three "yeses" from the judges and a golden ticket. "It's an honor to be here, ' and they were like 'Cool, we're glad you're taking this seriously" and what not", she said. "I'm glad I didn't vomit on ...More..

Thrissur: Ambulance driver leaves patient upside down, arrested
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Thrissur: Ambulance driver leaves patient upside down, arrested

A bystander filmed the patient, lying feet up on a stretcher inclined at 45 degrees from the back of the ambulance to the ground, on his mobile phone. As per the reports, a driver of the ambulance was unhappy w...More..

Kenyan government tries to deport opposition politician again - lawyer
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Kenyan government tries to deport opposition politician again - lawyer

However, Miguna's lawyers Nelson Havi and Cliff Ombeta are at the airport. Controversial lawyer Miguna Miguna has declined to sign forms from the Immigration Department meant to regularise his Kenyan citize...More..

China to defend its interests in US trade spat
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

China to defend its interests in US trade spat

The Hong Kong Hang Sang Index touched day's low of 29,930.23, down over 1,140 points, or 3.67% below the previous day's close of 31,071.05 points. If the tariffs and counter-tariffs reduce economic growth in th...More..

Trump calls for tougher anti-terror measures after attacks in France
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Trump calls for tougher anti-terror measures after attacks in France

A statement Friday by CRIF, the umbrella group of French Jewish communities, said the incident "reawakens in us the fear and pain that we felt on January 9, 2015", when an Islamist holed up with automatic weapo...More..

Anti-Semitic murder of woman in Paris: suspects charged
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Anti-Semitic murder of woman in Paris: suspects charged

Mireille Knoll , 85, who escaped a notorious roundup of Parisian Jews shipped off to Auschwitz, was found dead Friday with 11 stab wounds in her torched apartment in Paris' eastern 11th district. Barbed wire fe...More..

Mamata in Delhi to attend Pawar dinner
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Mamata in Delhi to attend Pawar dinner

The ruling and the opposition parties were seen to carry out several processions in different parts of the state on the occasion of the birthday of Lord Rama. In her interaction with DMK MP Kanimozhi, Mamata Ba...More..

Zell Miller, Former Georgia Governor and Senator, Dies at 86
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Zell Miller, Former Georgia Governor and Senator, Dies at 86

We thank him and his family for a lifetime of service. He served as the 79th Governor of Georgia from 1991-1999 and as a U.S. Senator from 2000-2005. After heading to Washington in 2000, Miller hammered his o...More..

China promises to address trade deficit issue with India
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

China promises to address trade deficit issue with India

The foreign Ministry spokeswoman in a media briefing said that the there is no question of a change in the status quo in the area as Beijing has sovereignty on that piece of land. Suresh Prabhu said that the j...More..

NewEurope: Erdogan says the goal is still EU membership
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

NewEurope: Erdogan says the goal is still EU membership

The summit was held under the leadership of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , European Council President Donald Tusk and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Varna , Bulgaria. The Socialist...More..

Final death toll is 64 in Russian mall fire
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Final death toll is 64 in Russian mall fire

Russia's Investigative Committee , which handles especially serious crimes, said it had opened a criminal investigation around the fire due to possible safety violations. Witnesses said many children were sep...More..

Russians Grieve As At Least 53 Killed In Siberian Shopping Mall Fire
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Russians Grieve As At Least 53 Killed In Siberian Shopping Mall Fire

The local office of Russia's emergency services ministry said the fire broke out on the top floor of the four-storey mall, causing floors and the roof to collapse. He described thick clouds of smoke and limit...More..

Trump confidant: President is perplexed by reports of White House chaos
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Trump confidant: President is perplexed by reports of White House chaos

From the podium, Shah announced that "the president strongly, clearly and consistently has denied the underlying claims [of the affair]", and implied that it is Stormy who's a liar. Daniels is suing to void a n...More..

Linda Brown, center of Brown v. Board case, dead at 76
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Linda Brown, center of Brown v. Board case, dead at 76

Brown's father, Oliver, became involved in the case because he found it unreasonable for his daughter to commute to an all-black school that was distant from their home, when schools-albeit white schools-wer...More..

Suspicious packages at DC-area military bases investigated, rendered safe, officials say
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Suspicious packages at DC-area military bases investigated, rendered safe, officials say

One package was delivered to Fort McNair's National Defense University around 8:30 a.m., at which point the building was evacuated and an Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team came in from nearby Fort Bel...More..

Mitch McConnell renews push to legalize industrial hemp
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Mitch McConnell renews push to legalize industrial hemp

During his speech to Commerce Lexington, McConnell spoke in length about the need to legalize hemp, saying the crop could have a bigger impact on Kentucky's agricultural sector than tobacco once did. The plan, ...More..

First Alert Weather Day for Parts of West Texas
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

First Alert Weather Day for Parts of West Texas

On Wednesday, Shreveport-Bossier's rain chances will really start to ramp up. This watch will be in effect Tuesday afternoon through Thursday. Strong storms are possible through midnight. Both the American and ...More..

Gina Rodriguez set to disappear as Netflix's Carmen Sandiego
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Gina Rodriguez set to disappear as Netflix's Carmen Sandiego

While both projects have been announced, there is no director or writers attached to either. Netflix will soon be introducing fans to a new take on Carmen Sandiego , with the help of Gina Rodriguez . She ...More..

Suspect in officer-involved shooting released from hospital
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Suspect in officer-involved shooting released from hospital

A Watertown man was arrested Friday afternoon after running toward an officer with a shotgun who was investigating reports of a damaged vehicle. Police say that during questioning she acknowledged some leve...More..

State gas prices poised to jump 10 cents over coming weeks
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

State gas prices poised to jump 10 cents over coming weeks

Gas prices are on the move as the start of spring and refinery maintenance season kick off the annual swing in prices at the pump. Hawaii, HI, March 26- Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 10....More..

Officials investigate Middletown fire that killed one person, injured 2 firefighters
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Officials investigate Middletown fire that killed one person, injured 2 firefighters

Two people ran to the house, which by that time was engulfed with flames and banged on the walls. The owner suspects a spark from a chainsaw may have started the fire. They are accused of breaking into a home...More..

by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Gareth Southgate offers update on injured Arsenal star Jack Wilshere

Goalkeeper Jack Butland will start for England against Italy , while Gareth Southgate is prepared to make more bold changes. "It's not too late for anybody". "There's players that have niggles, there's...More..

Russian investigators find safety violations at site of deadly fire
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Russian investigators find safety violations at site of deadly fire

The roof over the burned area collapsed, and at least 59 people - 41 of them children - were reported missing by the RBC news outlet. The inferno ripped through the top floor of the four-storey Winter Cherr...More..

Orlando nightclub shooter's father 'was Federal Bureau of Investigation informant for 11 years'
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Orlando nightclub shooter's father 'was Federal Bureau of Investigation informant for 11 years'

Mateen's father was also investigated after agents assigned to the shooting investigation found receipts for money transfers to Turkey and Afghanistan, according to a motion filed Sunday by Salman's defense. Pr...More..

Zuma served with indictment in corruption case
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Zuma served with indictment in corruption case

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma announces his resignation at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa, February 14, 2018. The case is a dramatic development on a continent where leaders rarely face t...More..

Two Terms in Congress is Enough For Costello
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Two Terms in Congress is Enough For Costello

Earlier this week, the US Supreme Court denied a request from Pennsylvania Republicans to block new congressional maps. "It now includes all of Chester County and Reading, and Costello currently represents 50 p...More..

Catalan leaders ask for no extradition while Carles Puigdemont faces German justice
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Catalan leaders ask for no extradition while Carles Puigdemont faces German justice

Rabat- Tens of thousands of protesters flocked to the street, in several parts of Spain including Barcelona and Lerida, following the arrest of former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont in Germany on Sunda...More..

Israeli police grill Netanyahu over telecom corruption
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Israeli police grill Netanyahu over telecom corruption

Video footage showed a police vehicle pulling into the driveway of the prime minister's official residence in Jerusalem . Yair Netanyahu, son of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is seen in Tel Aviv on Nove...More..

Kim in China? Special North Korea train arrives in Beijing under guard
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Kim in China? Special North Korea train arrives in Beijing under guard

There has been significant speculation that the young North Korean dictator was on board the mysterious locomotive. China is North Korea's only traditional ally - and have always been accused of helping to ...More..

US expels 60 Russian diplomats in response to poisoning of former spy
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

US expels 60 Russian diplomats in response to poisoning of former spy

Fourteen members of the EU have chose to expel Russian diplomats over the Sergei Skripal case, European Council president Donald Tusk has confirmed. The expulsion still leaves dozens of Russian intell...More..

Million Of You Are Using Ad-Free Spotify Without Paying For It
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Million Of You Are Using Ad-Free Spotify Without Paying For It

Loss-making Spotify, which is prioritizing rapid growth over profits, said it expected to have signed up between 73 and 76 million paying subscribers this month, roughly twice as many as closest rival Apple h...More..

China 'will not sit idly by' on U.S. trade actions
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

China 'will not sit idly by' on U.S. trade actions

President Donald Trump announced plans Thursday for tariffs on products including Chinese steel to punish Beijing for stealing American technology. A Chinese commerce ministry official said both sides were ...More..

by | Monday, March 26, 2018

"Pure water" seller abducted with Dapchi girls freed

He stated that he learnt Leah Sharibu , the christian SS1 student who was held back for refusing to renounce her religion, might be released today. The Dapchi kidnapping revived painful memories in Nigeria ...More..

Iraqi Parents Charged for Abusing Teen Over Arranged Marriage Denial
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Iraqi Parents Charged for Abusing Teen Over Arranged Marriage Denial

Texas resident, Maarib Al Hishmawi, 15, was beaten by her parents after her refusal to agree to an arranged marriage. "At least at one point, she was choked nearly to the point of unconsciousness", said Bexar...More..

RM500,000 fine, 10 years jail for creating, spreading fake news
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

RM500,000 fine, 10 years jail for creating, spreading fake news

It applies to anyone inside or outside Malaysia, as long as the "fake news" published concerns the country or those in it, which means foreigners can technically be sentenced in absentia. Geramm also found the ...More..

by | Monday, March 26, 2018

China stocks pare losses, reports of US-China trade talks help

That possibly changed on Monday, as Asia saw the launch of Shanghai crude oil futures. Martin said he expects a "gentle" start from overseas, though, because foreign investors have to overcome some regula...More..

Unusual 'orange snow' phenomenon reported across eastern Europe
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Unusual 'orange snow' phenomenon reported across eastern Europe

The unusual scenes were reported across Russia , Ukraine, Bulgaria, and Romania with mountain ranges looking more like sand dunes on the Red Planet than snow in Eastern Europe. "When it rains or snows, it drag...More..

USA expels 60 Russian intelligence officers in response to ex-spy's poisoning
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

USA expels 60 Russian intelligence officers in response to ex-spy's poisoning

Russian Federation is accused by the United Kingdom of being responsible for an attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter using the Novichok nerve agent . Fourteen European Union member s...More..

United States violating global trade rules: China VP
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

United States violating global trade rules: China VP

The Commerce Ministry urged Washington to negotiate a prompt settlement to the conflict over Trump's tariff hike on steel and aluminum but set no deadline. Yesterday, the world gasped when the USA president r...More..

Five local voices from
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Five local voices from "March for Our Lives"

An 11-year-old girl electrified the crowd at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington , D.C., telling the throngs in attendance she was there to represent African-American women who were victims of gun ...More..

Teen student wounded in Maryland high school shooting taken off life support
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Teen student wounded in Maryland high school shooting taken off life support

The teenager was shot on Tuesday by 17-year-old Austin Rollins at Great Mills High School in St Mary's County. Jaelynn leaves behind eight siblings. A mother walks her daughter, a student from Great Mills...More..

Chinese Ambassador Warns Trump Over Tariffs: 'We Will Retaliate'
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Chinese Ambassador Warns Trump Over Tariffs: 'We Will Retaliate'

Several US chief executives attending a high-profile forum in Beijing on Saturday, including BlackRock Inc's Larry Fink and Apple Inc's Tim Cook, urged restraint. In 2017, USA exports of goods and services ...More..

Corbyn: Sorry for Labour's anti-Semitism
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Corbyn: Sorry for Labour's anti-Semitism

Chuka Umunna said "there clearly is an issue" within Labour while Ms Berger said the response from Mr Corbyn's office was "wholly inadequate" because it did not understand the "hurt and anguish felt about anti-...More..

Trade war with U.S. causes Chinese stock market to decline by 3%
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Trade war with U.S. causes Chinese stock market to decline by 3%

China's representative said that new tariffs were "groundless" and violated several WTO rules, according to a trade official who spoke with Reuters . Liu spoke on Saturday with US Treasury Secretary Steven M...More..

Pope tells young people to keep shouting
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Pope tells young people to keep shouting

In his homily, Pope Francis said that the Palm Sunday Mass, which begins with the singing of "hosanna" and then moves to the reading of Jesus' passion, combines "stories of joy and suffering, mistakes and suc...More..

Killer Mike defends NRA membership as #BlackTwitter comes after him
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Killer Mike defends NRA membership as #BlackTwitter comes after him

We are a family where we'll fish, we'll hunt. "I told my kids on the school walkout, 'I love you, [but] if you walk out that school, walk out my house, '" he says. Yesterday (March 24, 2018), thousands of peopl...More..