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Livestream: Barack Obama's official welcome to New Zealand

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Not long after, the former U.S. leader and his motorcade were seen visiting the Sydney Opera House. Obama is back in Australia to attend an event at the Gallery of New South Wales. Obama, who is on a private trip to New Zealand, also gave Ardern, who is expecting her first child, tips on parenthood during the meeting. "It was important to hear from such a powerful world leader about how New Zealand was working", Hope said. Read More »

California Police Shoot Dead Unarmed Black Man in His Own Backyard

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The Sacramento Kings were facing off against the Atlanta Hawks and the gathering forced many fans to be turned away by police. Hundreds of protesters chanted, "It's a phone, not a gun!" in reference to the killing last Sunday night of 22-year-old Stephon Clark , a father of two who was shot 20 times by two police officers while standing in the backyard of his grandparents' home, where he'd been staying. Read More »

Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka: Congress and BJP hit the victory stand

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Over 18 months after seven JD (S) MLAs were suspended from the party, five of the rebels resigned from the Assembly membership on Saturday and are set to join the Congress on Sunday in Mysuru. Kumaraswamy told the media. This triggered a war of words between the JD (S) and the Congress members. "After seeing the cross voting the agent protested". Read More »

Parkland students arrive in Washington ahead of March for Our Lives

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The majority of the Stoneman Douglas victims were freshmen and seniors. "I think this had a deep effect on them". Inspired by King's words, the 17-year-old said she's determined to defeat evil and is doing so with her own words. She and her fellow students hid in the classroom before evacuating safely. Partnering with The Guardian, they published a " manifesto to fix American gun laws", featuring nine items and a description for each. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski Arrest Made In Home Burglary

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And police are now asking for the public's help as they seek to locate that man, whom they identified as Shayne Denn. "This is Rob Gronkowski calling, and while I was gone my whole house got robbed, while on the Super Bowl trip". He was arraigned Friday afternoon at Wrentham District Court. "Other items including firearms owned by our victim, Mr. Robert Goon, have not yet been recovered", police added in a Facebook post. Read More »

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's wedding date confirmed!

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Her dad Anil Kapoor is personally making phone calls to invite guests. "There will be sangeet and mehendi ceremonies, followed by a traditional Hindu wedding", a source from the wedding planner's team told Mumbai Mirror . When Sonam Kapoor won her National Award, Anand Ahuja was be her side. Sonam and Anand were first spotted together when they made an appearance together at Akshay Kumar's Rustom success bash in 2016. Read More »

Aircel-Maxis case: Karti Chidambaram granted anticipatory bail

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He has also been instructed that while he is out on bail, he can not tamper the evidence, close any bank accounts or influence any case witness. Following the FIPB clearance, INX Media said it had received Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) of Rs 46.20 million, but actually received Rs 3,053.60 million between August 2007 and May 2008, the ED said. Read More »

Thousands of Smoke Alarms Recalled Due to Potential Safety Risk

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This cap covers one the two smoke sensors - which can compromise the alarms ability to detect smoke. Safety device brand Kidde has recalled almost 500,000 smoke alarms, for fear they may fail. Consumers need to check their alarms for the yellow cap. If no yellow cap is present, consumers should reinstall the smoke alarm and no further action is needed. Read More »

Inch skeleton found in Chile not of alien

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A five-year genome analysis was done on the skeleton. For almost two decades, the rumors persisted, with 2013 UFO documentary Sirius lending credence to the theory that Ata - the skeleton's given name - was indeed an extraterrestrial. Read More »

Grand military parade in Capital marking 78th Pakistan Day

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The objective behind inviting Indian military representatives is to send a message that while Pakistan "stands for peace", it is also ready to defend every inch of the country in case of any misadventure, he said. "For India and Pakistan, the only solution for all issues is dialogue". Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official said the initiative came from Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and the idea was to send a message of peace to India. Read More »

K'taka declares minority status for Lingayats

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The State Government yesterday issued a notification on granting religious minority status to "Lingayats and Veerashaiva-Lingayats who believe in Basavanna's ideology" while the Akhila Bharata Veerashaiva Mahasabha demanded a change in the nomenclature. Read More »

You've been drinking water wrong all this while - know the right way

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So, we need to work on this problem soon to remove scarcity of water . "We wish all of you a very Happy World Water Day and we urge everyone to conserve water & use it wisely". California, which briefly emerged from a four year drought last year before quickly falling back into one, is proposing to make their water restrictions permanent. Read More »

Education tops the list with 26% of budget allocation

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Rs 175 lakh has been allocated for the CCTV project. In Sisodia's about 100-minute-long budget speech, he, at least a dozen times, pointed out that particular schemes in the budgets require Lt. Mr. Sisodia said the parents of the students would be able to watch their children online through these cameras. Of the Rs 13,997 crore budget allocation, Rs 13,328 crore is the revenue budget, and Rs 759 crore is the capital budget. Read More »

How the Fashion Industry Is Rallying for Gun Control

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Craig Taylor, editor of Five Dials magazine and author of Londoners, created an interactive digital story about one survivor of a shooting in Utah. Students from that school will be leading the march at the nation's capitol. "The high-schoolers and the college students are sick of this normalcy in this environment that we live in where we have to live with mass shootings and code-red drills", said Alex Wind, a junior at Stoneman Douglas. Read More »

Winter Storm Warnings Dropped…Less Snow Expected

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He warned there would be downed tree limbs and power lines. Heavy snow is possible with 3-5 inches of accumulation for most areas. While NYC schools were also closed on Wednesday (along with after-school programs, adult education, YABC programs, and PSAL activities), the NYC DOE is closely monitoring the weather forecast and will decide later today whether schools will open on Thursday , March 22. Read More »

Doctors, chemists, hospital authorities can be jailed- Check why

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In recognition of World TB Day, the CDC will hold an event today at its facility in Hamad Medical City to acknowledge the occasion with staff and patients. Once inhaled by someone else, the bacteria can be inactive, or they can settle in the lungs and begin to grow. If a close family member or someone you are in close contact with has been infected with TB, it is best to get the necessary examination to check if you also have the bacterial infection. Read More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Oil Markets Are Close To Regaining Stability

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At the same time , the kingdom has seen a cautious new climate of social freedoms with the rise of the 32-year-old crown prince after decades of elderly rulers. tour "is convincing Americans that he represents a new, dynamic face of Saudi Arabia that is reforming economically and socially". President Trump further tried to express his personal fondness to the Crown Prince saying, "I thought your father made a very wise decision". Read More »

Africa signs free-trade deal to replace existing agreements

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The expert in worldwide trade said that for the trade deal to work, African governments will need to follow through with ratification, and reforming different business laws at the national level. Experts say countries with ports serving landlocked nations fear a loss of revenue. Africa's population is expected to reach 2.5 billion by 2050, according to the African Union. Read More »

Controversial plan to host India vs West Indies ODI in Kochi scrapped

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Putting an end to days long speculation which had snowballed into a controversy in the state, with both football buffs and cricket officials divided on the issue, the venue of India-West Indies ODI has now been shifted out of Kochi. [I've] urged Committee of Administrators chief Vinod Rai who has promised to look into the matter. C N Mohanan, Chairman of Greater Cochin Development Authority, which owns the stadium, said this after office bearers of Kerala Cricket Association and Kerala ... Read More »

UIDAI CEO to prepare a presentation for the Supreme Court of India

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On Wednesday, Attorney General K.K. Venugopal told the apex court that the UIDAI intends to make a power presentation to show that the data was safe from any kind of exposure. Rastogi, partner at law firm Khaitan & Co. Venugopal said Aadhaar has effectively taken care of the issue of ghost beneficiaries of welfare schemes, besides fake cards for ration, BPL quota and PAN. Read More »

NHS workers to be given 6.5 per cent pay rise

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Thirteen unions have reportedly backed the government's offer, which they praised for ending the pay freezes and 1 per cent pay cap policies that the government introduced in 2010. Royal College of Nursing associate director of employment relations Josie Irwin said: "Members campaigned hard to put an end to the years of poor pay rises and this deal is a significant move in the right direction from a government still committed to austerity". Read More »

Stem cell-derived ocular cells treat severe AMD

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And in the case of macular degeneration , you won't be able to see anything in the middle of your field of vision because the cells that are dying are smack in the middle of the retina. They went from not having the capacity to peruse with their influenced eye by any means, to perusing 60 to 80 words for each moment. Eight more patients will take part in this clinical trial. Read More »

Alzheimer's costs expected to increase by $20 billion this year

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Of these 3.4 million are women. Cost of care for Alzheimer's will increase by $20 over past year, a 2018 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report released today. They noted that 41 percent of the care givers to Alzheimer's disease patients had an income of $50,000 a year or less but ended up spending $10,697 from their own pockets compared to $5,758 spent by care givers to other diseases. Read More »

Polish church leader denounces priest wishing Pope Francis' death

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Responding, Francis said , "I would like to take advantage of this moment to ask forgiveness from you (exploited women) and society for all the Catholics who carry out this criminal act". "It is a sickness of humanity, a sickness of looking at society in a certain way, a crime against humanity", he said, adding that feminism has not been able to deal with the problem. Read More »

Illinois GOP Gov. Rauner in close primary race, Pritzker wins Democratic nomination

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Pritzker, an investor and heir to the Hyatt hotel chain who poured almost $70 million of his own money into the primary campaign, has sought to make the election a referendum on President Trump. In an attempt to tie Pritzker to Blagojevich and weaken his political standing ahead of November, Rauner has run ads featuring a recording of the two men discussing who would fill the U.S. Read More »

BU Student Formally Charged With Fellow Student's Murder

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Seeking a second-degree murder count, Cornwell said prosecutors are determined to see Anderson's suspected killer returned to America to face charges. "When police arrived, they learned that Haley's roommates went to that location to look for Haley". A police report Anderson filed in September blamed Tercero over damage to her property, the police chief said. Read More »

Graduate Programs at DU Ranked Among the Top in the Nation

U.S. News does not issue annual rankings for all doctoral programs but revisits many every few years. "The fact that so numerous graduate programs at UW-Madison are ranked is a testament to our senior leadership, who foster an environment of academic excellence; our outstanding faculty and staff, who lead cutting-edge research programs; and our creative students, who bring curiosity and vibrancy to address the most important questions that society faces today", says William Karpus, dean of ... Read More »

Nigerian Military Was Alerted Before Dapchi Abduction - Amnesty

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Witnesses said Boko Haram fighters asked for directions to the military post, the local government office and the girls' school. The coalition of civil society groups against terrorism in Nigeria has accused global rights organization, amnesty worldwide of what it described as its judgmental reports on the security situation in the troubled North eastern part of the country. Read More »

Why is everyone cheering for Dinesh Karthik

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Interestingly, Karthik made his global debut in September 2004 during Champions Trophy in England, three months before Dhoni's debut against Bangladesh in a bilateral series in December. At just 18, he has announced himself as perhaps India's best fingerspinning option in the limited-overs formats. Not wanting to "cry about" their heart-wrenching four-wicket defeat to India in the final of the Nidahas Trophy Twenty20 global (T20) tri-series, Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan said he ... Read More »

Tea tree and lavender oils may cause 'man boobs', say scientists

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The new research isolated eight specific chemical elements found in many essential oils including both lavender and tea tree oils. Back in 2007 a study in the New England Journal of Medicine from NIEHS controversially suggested that repeated topical use of lavender or tea tree oil could be responsible for prepubertal gynecomastia . Read More »

Police question JNU professor accused of sexual harassment

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The JNU students protesting outside the police station alleged that they were injured by the police officials who hit them, however, Dumbre denied such allegations. "JNU matter of sexual assault of 9 girls is extremely shocking". Johri's suspension and finding new labs for his students so that their academic work does not suffer. Read More »

Loyola uses late basket to advance past Tennessee

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Bridges, who averaged 17.9 points and played his way into a likely National Basketball Association draft lottery pick, scored 1 point and missed all five shots in the first half. "The ball bounced up on the rim and I got a good bounce like that", Custer said of his game-winning shot. It's one more than Oregon State has on its roster, and equals the number on OSU and the University of Oregon's rosters combined. Read More »

Male contraception pill shows promise

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However, "undecanoate" in DMAU is a long chain fatty acid that can slow the drug's journey out of the body , Page says. Maybe the study that begins in April will present us encouraging findings as well as the one presented at ENDO 2018 , the Endocrine Society's 100th annual meeting in Chicago , on Sunday. Read More »

For Florida school shooter, death penalty or life in prison?

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland and the Broward County sheriff's office both recommended Cruz should be involuntarily committed for a mental evaluation, while his mother, Lynda, also requested an intervention, according to documents seen by the Associated Press and reported on Sunday. Read More »

Drinks Thrown Back by US Binge-Drinkers: 17.5B Annually

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Participants were asked several questions in the survey, such as how often they drank , how many drinks they consumed on average, and the most number of drinks they consumed in one sitting. Robert Brewer, the study's senior author, in a released statement ". Chronic binge drinkers can develop a dangerously high tolerance resulting in increased consumption, withdrawal symptoms and even death by alcohol poisoning. Read More »

Trump opioids plan includes death penalty for drug dealers

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In 2017, New Hampshire had the third highest drug overdose death rate in the USA, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The Trump administration announced Sunday it will seek the death penalty for drug traffickers where appropriate under current law . Read More »

Nitin Gadkari Withdraws defamation Case After Kejriwal's Written Apology

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Mr Kapil Sibal said that he had accepted Mr Kejriwal's apology and forgiven him. The application was moved before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal after Kejriwals counsel submitted the letter in which the AAP leader has expressed regret for making statements without regard to their verifiability. Read More »

Flights cancelled as 'mini beast' threatens 10cm of snow in south

Snow will turn heavy in places on Sunday, and may last for much of the day across parts of southwest England. Snow is due to fall on Portsmouth and the surrounding areas from 7pm on Saturday until 6am on Sunday. Road users in the East and South East of England are being advised to check the weather forecast and road conditions before they travel today (Sunday 18th March) as snow has been forecast until 09:00 this morning. Read More »

New US State Secretary Could Discourage Global Oil Output

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According to the official website of the European Union External Action, a regular meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) took place in Vienna on 16 March 2018. The representatives of the US, Russia , China, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and Iran met in Vienna on Friday. It said they must agree to "fix the bad flaws of the Iran nuclear deal" - which was sealed under his predecessor Barack Obama - or he would refuse to extend USA ... Read More »

Butler pushes past Arkansas, sets up date with Purdue

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The Boilermakers knocked off Butler 82-67 last December in the Crossroads Classic in Indianapolis. The everlasting words of Joel Cornette ring through the ears of Butler basketball fans throughout the country with every win in the NCAA Tournament. Read More »

Students walk out at Goshen High School

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Students from Washington to Los Angeles joined the walk out of classrooms, holding up signs reading "Books not Bullets" and "Protect People Not Guns" in protest. After Sandy Hook happened and we were passive, a part of my heart left me. Williams said no one, other than students and staff, would be allowed on campus during the demonstration and directed this Oroville Mercury-Register reporter to conduct interviews on the sidewalk. Read More »

Florida deputy remained outside school during shooting, video shows

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Surveillance video released today showed that the only armed sheriff's deputy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, remained outside during the February 14 massacre at the school, taking cover behind a wall. It's hard to pick out Peterson or see what he was doing, but again, the sheriff said Peterson didn't go into the building while the shooter was firing . Read More »

R&D should be 'Research for development', says Modi at Science Congress

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Modi , who laid foundation stones for accommodation for teachers, doctors and nurses at 19 specified locations, said they faced hardships due to lack of proper accommodations in remote areas and hill districts. The prime minister added that an "Ethno-Medicinal Research Centre" has been set up in Manipur to undertake research on the wild herbs available in the North East. Read More »

Nepal's first woman president wins second term

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She married a fellow communist Madan Bhandari whom she met during her initial years in politics. While CPN-UML has a 23,356 vote-bank with 243 lawmakers in Provincial Assemblies and 148 in the Federal Parliament , its alliance CPN-MC has 108 lawmakers in Provincial Assemblies and 65 lawmakers in the Parliament accounting to a 10,319 vote-bank. Read More »

Won't damage Ram Sethu: Centre

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The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that Adam's Bridge or " Ram Sethu " will not be affected while executing the Sethusamudram Shipping Canal project, which aims to create a shipping route through the waters between India and Sri Lanka. Read More »