• Docs link Trump Org lawyer to effort to silence porn star
Docs link Trump Org lawyer to effort to silence porn star

Trump formally joined his legal team's response to Clifford's suit in a motion, filed Friday, to move the case from state court in Los Angeles, where Clifford filed her claim, to federal court. It's a tactic that's had mixed results since he chose to run for president. According to Friday's filing with the USA district court for the central distr...

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  • Officials identify 4 victims killed in Miami bridge collapse
Officials identify 4 victims killed in Miami bridge collapse

I would be very surprised if it's determined that they were taking a chance and trying to do something under traffic. Munilla Construction Management (MCM), which installed the bridge , said it was devastated by what happened, was cooperating with investigators, and doing everything it could to help.

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  • Kevin Pietersen retires from all forms of cricket
Kevin Pietersen retires from all forms of cricket

Former England captain Kevin Pietersen , who is now a part of Quetta Gladiators, has refused to play Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches in Pakistan. Incidentally, he is England's second-highest run scorer in all three formats. Pietersen, who had a brief and ill-fated spell as England captain, will be best remembered for his sublime inni...

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  • Corbyn warns against 'McCarthyite intolerance of dissent' over Russian Federation accusations
Corbyn warns against 'McCarthyite intolerance of dissent' over Russian Federation accusations

So we hope as many MPs as possible sign our early day motion making clear we hold the Russian state squarely to blame for this atrocity and support the Government's response. Jeremy Corbyn is struggling to maintain shadow Cabinet unity after senior frontbenchers signalled their dismay over his response to the Salisbury poisoning and the crisis i...

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  • Trump signs bill on Taiwan cooperation, defying China's warnings
Trump signs bill on Taiwan cooperation, defying China's warnings

The bill has angered Chinese officials, who see Taiwan as an inalienable provincial territory of China because of the One China Policy that was established in the US-PRC joint communique of 1982. Taiwan's presidential office said in a statement earlier on Saturday that the United States was Taiwan's most important ally and thanked the country f...

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  • Buhari, Xi Jinping to meet in Beijing
Buhari, Xi Jinping to meet in Beijing

He is in the frontline of Xi's anti-corruption campaign, which netted 1.5 million officials from lower-cadre to regional leaders and generals in the past five years. Before leading the anti-corruption drive, Wang was vice premier in charge of economic issues and led trade talks with the United States and the European Union.

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  • Kremlin Rejects
Kremlin Rejects "Unfounded Accusations" Over Poisoning Of Ex-Russian Spy

Dr. Vil Mirzayanov, head of Russia's chemical weapons institute, eventually fled to America, where he actively campaigned to ban the use of all chemical weapons. In a rare joint statement, the leaders of Britain, France, Germany and the USA on Thursday condemned the attack on Skripal and his daughter Yulia as an "assault on United Kingdom sovereign...

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  • McKeever wins third gold in Canada's most successful Winter Paralympics ever
McKeever wins third gold in Canada's most successful Winter Paralympics ever

He suffered multiple fractures in his legs, pelvis, sternum, nose and neck. "When I had the accident , I didn't know I would have this kind of life". South Korea previously beat Canada 7-5. It's not the medal the Canadians, including alternate Jamie Anseeuw and coach Wayne Kiel, were hoping for. There won't be a third Paralympics gold medal in...

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  • Trump decides to remove National Security Adviser
Trump decides to remove National Security Adviser

McMaster, meanwhile, is the person who delivers the news that Trump doesn't want to hear on a daily basis, according to the senior Republican source. Reports of McMaster's removal from the NSC have been gaining ground especially after Trump rebuked him last month on his statement that Moscow's interference in the 2016 election was "incontrovertib...

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  • Spy poisoning: Putin most likely behind attack, says Britain
Spy poisoning: Putin most likely behind attack, says Britain

President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said to expect a Russian response "shortly" to Britain's expulsion of Russian diplomats and accused Britain of violating global law and "common sense". "Kremlin's chemical attack in Britain is a shocking example of Russian nerve agent use on the territory of another state". U.S. president Donald Trump said it ...

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  • Israeli Soldiers Killed in Palestinian Car-Ramming Attack in West Bank
Israeli Soldiers Killed in Palestinian Car-Ramming Attack in West Bank

It said one of the dead was an officer and the other was a conscript. The driver who had escaped from the scene was captured by Israeli security forces shortly after the attack, the Jerusalem Post newspaper reported. Hamas spokesperson Hazam Kasam said that "this attack makes it clear that the intifada is continuing for the Palestinian people...

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  • Oil edges up after choppy session on mixed USA crude stocks data
Oil edges up after choppy session on mixed USA crude stocks data

For 2018, non-OPEC supply is revised up by 0.28 mb/d, representing y-o-y growth of 1.66 mb/d, with total non-OPEC supply reading 59.53 mb/d. "In the longer term, the ability of OPEC to control production and prices is questionable, given the gradual adjustment of participating producers to lower oil prices and their unwillingness to cede market...

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  • Louise Slaughter, 'Trailblazer' In Congress, Dies At 88
Louise Slaughter, 'Trailblazer' In Congress, Dies At 88

Congresswoman Slaughter's impact on Buffalo, her beloved home city of Rochester, and all of Western New York will be felt for generations. She graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor's degree in microbiology and a master's degree in public health.

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  • UK Plans Chemical Weapons Research Facility
UK Plans Chemical Weapons Research Facility

Russia's Defence Ministry called UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson a "vulgar old harpy" on Thursday, after he said the country should "shut up" and "go away". 'That is what they are wanting to see: Britain standing together against this great threat'. It's often described as a "cool war" that we are entering.

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  • New documents link second Trump Organization lawyer with porn star Stormy Daniels
New documents link second Trump Organization lawyer with porn star Stormy Daniels

Daniels is asking for presiding judge Elizabeth Feffer to be replaced, arguing that she has a conflict of interest because she is seeking an appointment to a seat in federal court. The hearing will be held on July 12 at the Los Angeles County Superior Court, according to court documents. Daniels also has launched a crowd-funding campaign for lega...

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  • Democrats Express Anger, Regret Over Clinton's Latest Comments About Trump Voters
Democrats Express Anger, Regret Over Clinton's Latest Comments About Trump Voters

She famously lost to President Donald Trump in the crucial, historically Democratic-leaning states of Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. "Clinton has made comments like these before and has been criticized for them because they appear to place the blame for her loss on white women's inability to think independently about their vote".

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  • Communal Violence Goes Up In Country, Uttar Pradesh Still Tops List
Communal Violence Goes Up In Country, Uttar Pradesh Still Tops List

The Samajwadi Party took early lead right from the beginning of the vote count that began on Wednesday morning and steadily built up the gap with its BJP rivals as officials counted the tens of thousands of votes. The SP's victory reminded numerous triumph of the now defunct JD (U)-RJD-Congress Grand Alliance in Bihar which had trounced the BJP...

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  • Miranda Hart weighs in on The Crown pay gap scandal
Miranda Hart weighs in on The Crown pay gap scandal

Suzanne Mackie , the Left Bank creative director and executive producer acknowledged that Smith's experience on " Doctor Who " fuelled the salary disparity. Never fear, the producers said, we are fixing that pay discrepancy in the future: "Going forward, no one gets paid more than the queen", said Mackie.

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  • Thousands Of Indian Farmers March To Mumbai Seeking Govt Support
Thousands Of Indian Farmers March To Mumbai Seeking Govt Support

A six-month deadline has been set for changes that will take some doing, with a written assurance that some of the demands will be pushed through immediately. The protestors walked 180 km from Nashik to Mumbai over the course of a few days and plan to stage a sit-in protest outside the state legislative assembly building, where the annual budget ...

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  • Complete list of BJP, Congress candidates for Rajya Sabha polls
Complete list of BJP, Congress candidates for Rajya Sabha polls

Former Maharashtra chief minister Narayan Rane's name also appears among the list of candidates from Maharashtra. The RJD has fielded two candidates - its national spokesman Manoj Jha and Ashfaq Karim, who runs a medical college in Katihar district of the state.

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  • EU Demands UK Act in 'Good Faith' in Brexit Treaty Revision
EU Demands UK Act in 'Good Faith' in Brexit Treaty Revision

That frustration was reinforced by EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, who also told EU legislators that "there is increasing urgency to negotiate this orderly withdrawal". Here, the example of Switzerland may set a precedent, with Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis recently stating that Switzerland could agree to an independent arbitra...

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  • 3 deadly package explosions in Austin appear connected
3 deadly package explosions in Austin appear connected

He had heard the explosion and went out onto the street to see what happened. A 17-year-old boy died from injuries sustained in the blast. Austin police now believe that a string of explosive packages are related . She was taken to a hospital with potentially life-threatening wounds. Police are responding to another explosion in Austin t...

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  • Trump Personal Assistant Reportedly Fired Over Security Issue
Trump Personal Assistant Reportedly Fired Over Security Issue

According to the Wall Street Journal , McEntee was escorted out of the White House and was not even allowed to gather his belongings. The charges are not related to the President, the source said. Trump fired his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson , on Tuesday, and his top economic adviser Gary Cohn resigned last week. U.S. media reported his abr...

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  • Tillerson On Trump-Kim Meeting Specifics: 'Remain Patient'
Tillerson On Trump-Kim Meeting Specifics: 'Remain Patient'

News of possible talks has been a dramatic turnaround from fears of war over North Korea's development of nuclear-tipped missiles capable of hitting the United States . The Winter Olympics provided the venue for contacts between the south and north Korean countries. "The recent development follows Trump's unilateral decision, which means it is l...

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  • What we learned during the TicketGuardian 500 — NASCAR Phoenix
What we learned during the TicketGuardian 500 — NASCAR Phoenix

Harvick came into the race , as he put it, mad. Asked if the vehicle fell off later in the race , Truex said, "On that (one) long run, we just got really tight and lost our track position". Plus, there was little argument the vehicle violated the rules at Las Vegas. The Las Vegas auto had a steel panel extension instead of an aluminum one.

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  • Protesters in California denounce Trump visit
Protesters in California denounce Trump visit

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, said in a conference call with reporters on Monday night that Brown, U.S. Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein and U.S. The fundraiser is being hosted by RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, national finance chairman Todd Ricketts and deputy national finance chairman Elliott Broidy, The Times reported.

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  • China suppresses criticism of revised constitution
China suppresses criticism of revised constitution

Voting among the National People's Congress' almost 3,000 hand-picked delegates began in the mid-afternoon, with Xi leading members of the Communist Party's seven-member all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee in casting their votes. Two-thirds must vote yes to pass. However, many have anxious about the possible return of China to despotic eras...

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  • URI set to take on Oklahoma in the NCAA Tournament
URI set to take on Oklahoma in the NCAA Tournament

Questioned by Charles Barkley during the selection show about the Sooners, Rasmussen said: "Games in November and December count the same as games in February and March". The resume looks impressive with nonconference wins over Syracuse and Maryland. "We understand that there probably were some things that we could have controlled better over the...

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  • Bangladesh plane crash: Flight carrying 71 crashes in Kathmandu; 10 updates
Bangladesh plane crash: Flight carrying 71 crashes in Kathmandu; 10 updates

Police spokesman Manoj Neupane said on Tuesday that 49 people were confirmed to have been killed and 22 injured. Director General of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal Sanjiv Gautam said the plane lost control when it attempted to land on the runway.

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  • Greek league suspended as PAOK president confronts referee with gun
Greek league suspended as PAOK president confronts referee with gun

The freaky incident took place last night after PAOK's tense 0-0 draw with AEK Athens , which saw PAOK denied a late victor when the officials cancelled out a seemingly good goal . This was after Olympiakos fans clashed with police on February 4 after a shock home defeat to AEK dealt a serious blow to their title defence. The latest incident ...

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  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren:
Sen. Elizabeth Warren: "I'm not running for president in 2020"

Warren sought to move past questions about her background last month in an address to the National Congress of American Indians. But Warren's story has come under scrutiny for relying on family lore rather than official tribal documentation of Native American heritage.

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  • Gorakhpur bypolls: BJP necessary for development and good governance, says Yogi Adityanath
Gorakhpur bypolls: BJP necessary for development and good governance, says Yogi Adityanath

Attacking chief minister Yogi Adityanath for his comment that he was a Hindu and won't celebrate Eid, Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said such statements from the BJP leaders come only during elections. CM Yogi Aditya Nath cast his vote at booth number 250 at a primary girls' school in Gorakhpur and said he was co...

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  • Narayan Rane to contest Rajya Sabha elections on BJP ticket
Narayan Rane to contest Rajya Sabha elections on BJP ticket

The party also announced the candidature of Muralidharan with an eye on Kerala, where the party wants to expand its footprint following the defeat of the Left Front in Tripura. From Haryana, the party has chose to put up Lt. Gen. (retd) D.P. Vats, a former director and commandant of the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, who was earlier seen as cl...

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  • Ford Wins PC Leadership Race
Ford Wins PC Leadership Race

In a statement released Sunday afternoon , Hartley Lefton, who chaired the party's leadership election organizing committee, said the party will "be stronger than ever " under Ford's leadership. The run-up to Saturday's election was marred by several hiccups, including troubles with voter registration and a failed last-minute attempt by Brown to ...

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  • Erdogan Slams NATO For Lack Of Support In Syria
Erdogan Slams NATO For Lack Of Support In Syria

During the campaign it has managed to gain control over all the Afrin region's border areas with Turkey, including several small towns and a large number of villages. When Ankara reaches it, the troops will be pulled out of the country, he stated. Erdoğan said North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Turkey sent troops to conflict zones when r...

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  • Women's Day: Activism, Advocacy Of Women Bearing Fruit
Women's Day: Activism, Advocacy Of Women Bearing Fruit

The actress shared a powerful anecdote about meeting women in Liberia who had inspired her and who had survived violence, at a United Nations panel for International Women's Day in New York City on Thursday. Worldwide women's day is all about being aware of the fact that each individual has to work in their own way for changing face of th...

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  • Trump's Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Exempt Canada, Mexico
Trump's Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Exempt Canada, Mexico

Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan, reporting from Brussels, said the EU's real concern is that it will now have to deal with a massive amount of steel imports. Trump said the tariff's would "defend America's national security". He discussed the tariffs by telephone on Friday with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia and President Maurici...

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  • Landmark ruling: Supreme Court says passive euthanasia is permissible
Landmark ruling: Supreme Court says passive euthanasia is permissible

The guidelines say the " living will " document much clearly indicate the circumstances in which withholding or withdrawing medical treatment can be resorted to, mentioning that the executor may revoke the instructions at any time. This last wish can be executed only by an adult in sound state of mind and who is in a position to communicate and com...

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  • Gauri Lankesh murder: Accused Naveen Kumar's custody extended till March 15
Gauri Lankesh murder: Accused Naveen Kumar's custody extended till March 15

The arrest of Kumar in the Gauri Lanksh murder case comes two days after State Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy said the SIT would soon clear the air whether the police have picked up the right person in the case. Kumar was arrested under the jurisdiction of Upparpet police station in west Bengaluru on February 18 based on a complaint by a Crime B...

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  • Rex Tillerson cancels day's events in Kenya over illness
Rex Tillerson cancels day's events in Kenya over illness

The Washington top envoy later held talks with President Kenyatta at State House in Nairobi, where he reiterated USA commitment to Kenya on trade and security. was interested in widening its investment in Kenya as well as strengthening the bilateral and trade relations between the two countries. Noting "the economy has been down", Ndung'u said if...

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  • Turkish forces only 4 km away from Syria's Afrin city: watchdog
Turkish forces only 4 km away from Syria's Afrin city: watchdog

This is while United States officials regard the YPG as the most effective fighting force against the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in northern Syria, and have substantially increased their weaponry and technology support to the group. In his speech, Erdogan said the military operation would not end with the seizure of Afrin. Turkey launched th...

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  • 21 people treated after nerve agent attack on former Russian spy
21 people treated after nerve agent attack on former Russian spy

Det Sgt Nick Bailey - who attended the scene on Sunday - is stable and conscious but is "very anxious" about being exposed to a nerve agent . Scotland Yard said on Friday: "The Counter Terrorism Policing Network has requested assistance from the military to remove a number of vehicles and objects from the scene in Salisbury town centre as they h...

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  • Thushar Vellappally to go to Rajya Sabha via Uttar Pradesh
Thushar Vellappally to go to Rajya Sabha via Uttar Pradesh

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will be sent to Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh. The BJP candidates who had that time won the Rajya Sabha polls were party president Amit Shah and Union minister Smriti Irani. Senior Congress leaders are likely to insist on fielding former Knowledge Commission chairman, Sam Pitroda or party veteran Janardha...

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  • Asia Minute: Trade, Not Tariffs for Latest Asia Pacific Deal
Asia Minute: Trade, Not Tariffs for Latest Asia Pacific Deal

The 11 CPTPP state members represent a market of 500 million people, greater than that of the European Union's single market. Moody's said on Friday (Mar 9) that the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will provide Malaysia with export access into new markets, including Canada, Peru and Mexico, and will...

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  • 'Ethnic Cleansing' of Rohingya Continues in Myanmar
'Ethnic Cleansing' of Rohingya Continues in Myanmar

Geneva - Elephants searching for food have trampled 10 Rohingya refugees to death in multiple incidents, the United Nations said on Tuesday, announcing a new plan to foster "safe coexistence" between animals and sprawling refugee settlements.

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  • Trump Says He's the Only Star We Have Left
Trump Says He's the Only Star We Have Left

ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel was the emcee of Sunday's telecast, his second consecutive year in the role. They ignored their own blatant hypocrisy, all the while congratulating themselves on being the culturally "woke" arbitrators of morality - a nauseating recipe for unwatchable TV.

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  • Supreme Court Restores Hadiya's Marriage, Sets Aside Kerala HC Order
Supreme Court Restores Hadiya's Marriage, Sets Aside Kerala HC Order

The bench, comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra , Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice DY Chandrachud , said their decision was on the basis of Hadiya's statement, that she had willingly married Jahan. During the hearing, the SC bench reiterated that the court can not intervene in the case of a marriage between two consenting adults. In a jud...

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  • Booby trap BOMB sparks police vehicle fire - Army called to scene
Booby trap BOMB sparks police vehicle fire - Army called to scene

BOMB disposal officers are on their way to the scene of a vehicle fire on the road between Bangor and Belfast . "Thankfully she wasn't in it at the time the auto went on fire". The A2 between Belfast and Bangor remains closed while police continue their investigation into the incident. "We do send our thoughts and our prayers to the female pol...

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  • No need for concern over Iran's missiles: Pres. Rouhani
No need for concern over Iran's missiles: Pres. Rouhani

Last month, French President Emmanuel Macron said that a " mechanism of sanctions and control " should be developed to " monitor " Iran's ballistic missile program. "They think that these methods can open the door to negotiations on other issues after the nuclear agreement". However, top Senior Adviser to Iran's Leader Ali Akbar Velayati downpl...

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  • Iran urges Europe to help protect nuclear deal
Iran urges Europe to help protect nuclear deal

The head of the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency said Monday that "Iran is implementing its nuclear related commitments" and that "it is essential that Iran continues to do so". "We have carried out more than 60 complementary accesses and visited more than 190 buildings since JCPOA Implementation Day", he said, referring to a specifi...

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