Tillerson pledges safe areas for refugees, more pressure on Islamic State

Despite Trump administration proposals to slash the State Department budget - and particularly its aid and development programs - funding to help stabilize areas affected by ISIS should not be affected, State Department spokesman Mark Toner has sa... More..

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by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Failed North Korean missile exploded 'within seconds,' USA says

Pacific Command. South Korea has been engaged in multiple military exercises with the United States to increase its readiness to counter North Korea, with Seoul and Washington saying the exercises are ent...More..

Amnesty condemns US, UK over arms to Yemen
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Amnesty condemns US, UK over arms to Yemen

Saudi Arabia and the US State Department cited the Iran/Houthi connection to justify the launch of a massive military operation created to drive the group from power. "This is the risk and this is the danger"...More..

Future of 'abortion reversal' bill in doubt
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Future of 'abortion reversal' bill in doubt

Eric Holcomb. On Monday, a Senate committee heard the bill that passed the House. A Senate rule says when a bill dies or is defeated, any legislation with "that exact language or substantially similar languag...More..

Multiple rounds of severe storms in US forecast
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Multiple rounds of severe storms in US forecast

As clouds break, an isolated shower may develop but coverage will be low today. Another chance of strong to severe thunderstorms will head this way Thursday. "It just makes them become mindful that severe wea...More..

Macy's (M) Inks an Exclusive Deal with G-III for DKNY Brand
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Macy's (M) Inks an Exclusive Deal with G-III for DKNY Brand

The company earned $603.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $622.76 million. Their remarkable global recognition combined with our expansive footprint make Macy's and DKNY a f...More..

Schumer: Senate vote could put your private internet info on the market
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Schumer: Senate vote could put your private internet info on the market

The broadband privacy rules , passed by the FCC 3-2 last October, impose a host of new requirements on Internet service providers. Senate argues that more information related to any person using the intern...More..

Saudis announce new tax code for Aramco amid plans for IPO
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Saudis announce new tax code for Aramco amid plans for IPO

The real IPO valuation could be far higher if it includes Aramco's downstream and refining businesses, or if the oil price increases. Prior to the tax change, consultant Wood Mackenzie Ltd. The reduction in Ara...More..

South Korea Prosecutors Seek to Arrest Park on Graft Allegations
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

South Korea Prosecutors Seek to Arrest Park on Graft Allegations

The request will be heard by a judge from the Seoul Central District Court on Thursday. (STAND UP) So if the same holds true for Park's warrant hearing, we could expect the court to rule by early Friday morni...More..

Hong Kong Set to Arrest Protest Leaders
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Hong Kong Set to Arrest Protest Leaders

The Department dismissed claims that the action was taken upon Lam's instruction. Hong Kong announced on Sunday that Carrie Lam, the candidate viewed as most favored by Beijing, will be the special-status ter...More..

Westminster attack: Keith Palmer's family expresses gratitude for help, support
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Westminster attack: Keith Palmer's family expresses gratitude for help, support

Dimmon and Sandra Payne, who have been in the United Kingdom for four months, said they will be released from their LDS mission and return to their home in Ogden soon. "His whole life was an example of focusing...More..

Deadline passes in talks to restore power-sharing
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Deadline passes in talks to restore power-sharing

Parties have until 4 p.m. Monday to form a power-sharing executive. In a statement , Sinn Féin leader Michelle O'Neill said: "This talks process has run its course". He said unionists needed to help build a ...More..

Cristiano Ronaldo: Scoring 'not the most important thing' as Portugal win
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo: Scoring 'not the most important thing' as Portugal win

In addition, he is the top scorer of the current qualifying round for the 2018 Russia World Cup with nine goals, being the reference in Portugal's attack. "The team is good". Meanwhile, the Aeroporto Da...More..

Shots fired at Las Vegas casino
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Shots fired at Las Vegas casino

Some news media reported that armed men wearing pig masks stormed the hotel's glitzy Rolex store. The store was closed at the time of the burglary. Police Capt. "I just saw outside Bellagio this man running...More..

India 'to seal' borders with Bangladesh, Pakistan soon
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

India 'to seal' borders with Bangladesh, Pakistan soon

The sealing of the borders would involve both physical barriers such as barbed wire fencing as well as technological solutions such as motion sensors, infra-red detectors, etc. "The Home Minister highlighted th...More..

Germany's Saarland state in bellwether vote for Merkel
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Germany's Saarland state in bellwether vote for Merkel

The latest Deutschlandtrend poll , March 24, found that 45 percent of interviewees want a new federal government formed by Schulz's Social Democratic Party (SPD) rather than Merkel's Christian Democratic Union...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Strict action should be taken against Sena MP

Sukumar, whose effigy was burnt by Sena workers in Tuljapur yesterday, has alleged that the MP had used foul language, snatched his glasses, pinned him to the ground and hit him with a slipper when he tried to ...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Netherlands fire manager Danny Blind with World Cup qualification in doubt

The victory gives the Euro 2016 champions 12 points from five matches, three behind first-placed Switzerland , who earned a 1-0 win at home over Latvia . Netherlands boss Danny Blind was going to have to t...More..

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry dies at 90
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry dies at 90

His most famous songs include " Sweet Little Sixteen " and " Roll Over Beethoven ". Pat Boone recorded versions of Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti" and "Long Tall Sally"-as well as Domino's hit, now titled "Ain'...More..

Russian protests result in dozens of arrests across nation
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Russian protests result in dozens of arrests across nation

Police estimated 7,000 people crowded into the capital's Pushkin Square for an unsanctioned protest, thought to be the biggest since a wave of anti-Kremlin resistance in 2011 and 2012. Analysts are calling Sund...More..

Residents warned to go to 'high, dry places' ahead of Cyclone Debbie
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Residents warned to go to 'high, dry places' ahead of Cyclone Debbie

The Bureau of Meteorology consistently warned predicting cyclones was hard and the cell could change direction quickly. "People living in coastal or low lying areas prone to flooding should follow the advice ...More..

Trump supporters, foes spar at Southern California rally
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Trump supporters, foes spar at Southern California rally

At a pro-Trump rally in Boston, there were no arrests or incidents reported, although at one point competing groups were separated by a line of police. Some of Trump's supporters said they turned out Saturday b...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Reaction: Hampton Roads' Congressionals on pulled health care vote

Blum said in his statement that he won't listen to what "the political class" at the Capitol wants him to do but rather to "do what I think is right for the citizens of eastern Iowa". "During that time , I w...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Kurdish-led groups advance in IS de facto capital in northern Syria

On Wednesday, the Pentagon disclosed that Marine pilots airlifted scores of Syrian partner forces to the front lines, kicking off an offensive created to capture a strategic crossroad along the Euphrates River....More..

Freedom from Torture welcomes United Nations resolution to keep pressure on SL
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Freedom from Torture welcomes United Nations resolution to keep pressure on SL

The country witnessed a 26-year-long armed conflict between the extremist militant organisation Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE or Tamil Tigers) and the government, which ended in May 2009. Although Sri ...More..

Swiss open probe into spying on Turks in Switzerland
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Swiss open probe into spying on Turks in Switzerland

Bulgaria criticized Turkey, saying its officials were interfering in Bulgaria's internal affairs by calling on people to vote for a particular party. Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said on Thursday his count...More..

Rome declaration 'acceptable' for all European Union members: Polish PM Beata Szydlo
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Rome declaration 'acceptable' for all European Union members: Polish PM Beata Szydlo

At this momentous time, it is more important than ever that we face the future together, taking forward our shared interest in the United Kingdom being an open, successful, global nation in future. The EU has a...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Supporters and Opponents of Planned Parenthood gather in South Fargo for Protest

Peters staffer Kiera Galloway described the bill as "an unconscionable attempt to remove health coverage for so many men and women throughout the San Diego area". But evidently, Trump and the Freedom Caucus hav...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Australia friends with both US, China: Turnbull

Premier Li, following Mr Turnbull at the podium, matched his rhetoric, then raised it. China "cannot close our doors" to solve its trade imbalance with Australia, which past year left it with the US$50 billio...More..

Hundreds Of Civilian Causalities Reported From Overnight US-Led Airstrikes In Mosul
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Hundreds Of Civilian Causalities Reported From Overnight US-Led Airstrikes In Mosul

The Pentagon has acknowledged that the US-led coalition carried out an airstrike in the Iraqi city of Mosul last week that left over 200 civilians dead. United States and Iraqi forces are making an all-out ...More..

White House attacks Clintons in pushback against Manafort allegations
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

White House attacks Clintons in pushback against Manafort allegations

Through Mr Manafort, Mr Gates is tied to numerous same business titans from Ukraine and Russia, including Mr Oleg Deripaska, a Russian oligarch with strong ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Manafort has...More..

by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

The funeral of Martin McGuiness

On Thursday morning, Carol Nolan said she was proud to see the tricolour flying at half mast over Leinster House as a mark of respect for "a true patriot and statesman". His contribution to the province, first ...More..

'Hero' British MP tried to save stabbed officer
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

'Hero' British MP tried to save stabbed officer

Number 10 has been in touch so I'll get into trouble", he said. Ellwood stayed by the side of the fallen officer until an air ambulance landed in Parliament Square. Ellwood is a former soldier and is now Parl...More..

Ex Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Ex Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev

In Ukraine, Voronenkov in several interviews sharply criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin and Moscow's Crimea policy. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a statement called Voronenkov's murde...More..

USA stresses 'concern' with Israeli settlements after intensive talks
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

USA stresses 'concern' with Israeli settlements after intensive talks

Though carefully worded to convey a sense of optimism, the statement made it clear that the issue of settlement construction remained unresolved. The police force swiftly condemned the attack and said in a st...More..

by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Putin tells Le Pen that Russian Federation 'doesn't want to influence' French election

Le Pen noted that France and Russian Federation have deep cultural, economic and strategic ties, adding that "this meeting is especially important when we are facing such a serious terrorist threat", the French...More..

Saudi Arabia faces largest-ever 9/11 lawsuit
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Saudi Arabia faces largest-ever 9/11 lawsuit

The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (Jasta ) was passed in September previous year, which can see foreign governments held to account for acts of terror committed on U.S. In response, Riyadh did inde...More..

USA coalition investigating reports of deadly Mosul airstrike
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

USA coalition investigating reports of deadly Mosul airstrike

At least 6,878 civilians were killed in violence mainly inflicted by Isis around the country previous year, the United Nations Assistance Mission to Iraq (UNAMI) has said . The Coalition did not give details o...More..

United Kingdom online retail sales up 15% in February 2017
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

United Kingdom online retail sales up 15% in February 2017

Retail sales have been suffering their worst slump in almost seven years as inflation bites - despite a partial bounce-back last month. "A comeback for UK Retail Sales in February challenges the notion that U...More..

Michigan Basketball: Wagner Offers More On Crash
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Michigan Basketball: Wagner Offers More On Crash

Duke closed the gap with a 7-0 run, but then Bando, the nation's most accurate 3-point shooter, hit another from deep to get the lead back to 62-51 - and the Blue Devils didn't have another run in them. If...More..

India advises Pakistan to address challenge of terrorism
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

India advises Pakistan to address challenge of terrorism

He also added, "How it can be freed from Pakistan's occupation and made a part of the Indian republic... that is the only issue now". "We have seen media reports about Pakistan High Commissioner's remarks tod...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Former Deputy First Minister Martin Mc Guinness has died

Among those commenting on Mr McGuinness were Prime Minister Theresa May, her Irish counterpart Enda Kenny, Irish President Michael D Higgins, Secretary of State James Brokenshire and party leaders from across t...More..

Republican congressman says Trump owes Obama an apology
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Republican congressman says Trump owes Obama an apology

Anyway, I would say he is not very far from that now. "Or just some terrorist group out there: where the president gets real intelligence, saying that a real attack could be occurring, and people may think it...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Tsunami fears as 'strong' natural disaster hits holiday resort popular with Brits

A strong natural disaster has struck Bali, shaking the resort island but not triggering any tsunami alarms. But the situation returned to normal after they received text messages saying the quake had no poten...More..

Need a Job? Starbucks to Hire 240000 New Employees By 2021
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Need a Job? Starbucks to Hire 240000 New Employees By 2021

In the letter, Schultz detailed plans to hire 10,000 refugees in the countries where the coffee chain operates by 2022. Outgoing Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said that he and his successor will continue to ...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Android O Preview drops for developers, offers better battery life and notifications

More information on the new OS will be announced at the Google I/O conference in May. The version comes roughly a year after the Nougat developer preview and promises a better battery life and an improved...More..

United Kingdom banks embroiled in Russian money laundering scandal
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

United Kingdom banks embroiled in Russian money laundering scandal

The Guardian reported that a group of around 500 wealthy and connected Russians were behind an operation, known as "the Global Laundromat " whose banking records were obtained by the Organized Crime and Corru...More..

Manipur CM confident of winning floor test today
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Manipur CM confident of winning floor test today

After his swearing in as the Protem Speaker, Hangkhalian administered the oath to newly elected MLAs in the Manipur Assembly premises. The party, which was the second largest with 21 seats out of the 60 in the ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Emmanuel Macron seen as winning first televised presidential debate

Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon vowed to be an honest and fair president and far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon vowed to put the environment at the heart of his presidency. That surprised many analysts, or ...More..

Almost half of Canadians support increasing deportations of undocumented immigrants
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Almost half of Canadians support increasing deportations of undocumented immigrants

However, from 2013 to 2016, with tightening air travel restrictions, claims at airport arrivals have been surpassed by claims made at land ports of entry from the U.S.by a one-to-two ratio. "These guys are jump...More..