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President Trump Is fuming over Leaks of Not Congratulating Putin

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Russian electoral officials have officially declared incumbent President Vladimir Putin the victor of last Sunday's election. Global pressure mounted on Russia's Vladimir Putin over the the Cold-War style poisoning of a spy on British soil, as an ugly war of words took a stinging new turn with comparisons to Hitler in the 1930s. Read More »

EU promises to do more over UK spy attack

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Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists of Russia's " regret " when asked about the EU's decision to recall its Moscow envoy. In another gesture of solidarity with Britain , several European Union member states, including Poland, are preparing a "coordinated response" to the attack in Britain, according to PAP. Read More »

Boko Haram releases 110 kidnapped schoolgirls

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On Wednesday, the families expressed annoyance that the government wanted to debrief the girls at Nigeria's capital Abuja immediately when their parents had just received them back. "The insurgents' only condition was their demands for a cessation of hostilities and a temporary ceasefire to enable them to return the girls (to) the point they picked them (up)", said Daura. Read More »

Congress OKs $1.3 trillion budget, avoiding another shutdown

It passed the Senated with 65 yeas to 32 nays. The internal GOP backlash to the amount of spending and the process of rushing the measure through just 16 hours after it was released was on full display on the House floor on Thursday. "It takes a long time to read it", said Trump. "Shame, shame. A pox on both Houses - and parties", tweeted Sen. In a moment that was somewhat jarring given past Republican efforts to curb domestic spending, Rep. Read More »

CM Arvind Kejriwal hails victory of truth, MLAs join House

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Manipur Congress MLAs, however is not disappointed as the matter of AAP MLAs challenging the disqualification is somewhat different from the issues of the Parliamentary Secretary as, it is now against the impunity of passing repeal bill of the PS as well as for holding office of profit. Read More »

Lights out for Earth Hour

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Paul Clements, Commercial Director at Wastecycle, said: "This is the second year that we've supported Earth Hour and we'd like as many people as possible to join us in turning off all their non-essential lighting and electrical appliances". Read More »

Kate Middleton Attends Final Day of Public Events Before Maternity Leave

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The Duchess of Cambridge has suggested teenagers could be taught parenting and relationship skills to help them raise mentally and socially resilient children. The duke and duchess will take part in a Commonwealth quiz alongside athletes, coaches and supporters who will be questioned about their knowledge of the Commonwealth. Read More »

America's new sex-trafficking bill led Craigslist to pull its personal ads

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We can't take such risk without jeopardizing all our other services..." Craigslist finished its statement saying it hopes "we can bring them back some day". A court must order mandatory restitution, in addition to other criminal or civil penalties, for an aggravated offense in which a person acts with reckless disregard that such conduct contributes to sex trafficking. Read More »

Ministers Out in Force to Greet Air India Landing

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Netanyahu first suggested in January that the route could pass over Saudi Arabia but Riyadh has no official ties with Tel Aviv and Israel's national carrier El Al now takes a detour over the Red Sea on its India service to avoid Saudi and Iranian airspace. Read More »

Turkey targets Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

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The word "neutralised" is used by the Turkish authorities to imply that the terrorists have either surrendered or were killed or captured. Earlier, Iraq's Foreign Ministry condemned Turkey's attacks in northern Iraq, describing them as "violations" that led to the death of a number of civilians in a statement released late Thursday. Read More »

Afghanistan:14 killed in auto bomb blast at Lashkargah

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Dr. Waheed Majroh, a spokesman for the ministry of public health, said 32 people were confirmed dead with more than 50 wounded being treated in hospitals in the city. Helmand is part of the main bastion of the Taliban and a key drug-producing region of Afghanistan. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned the attack, saying in a statement that "the enemies of Afghanistan can not prevent the celebration of traditional, religious and cultural events in the country". Read More »

Suspect Arrested Following Disturbing Attack on Man With Autism in Mississauga

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Police also arrested two of Chahil's family members and charged them with accessory after the fact to aggravated assault . The investigation included surveillance evidence from multiple retail businesses in Charleston, police said. Dhami's last known address was in Surrey, B.C. There's been no confirmation on whether or not Dhami is now in the GTA. The now 25-year-old was later acquitted of the charges, after a judge ruled his arrest was unlawful. Read More »

South Africa v Australia: Darren Lehmann criticises 'disgraceful' abuse from crowd

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AB de Villiers started briskly with a couple of exquisite boundaries. Usman Khawaja was out pulling the first delivery he faced from Morkel, while Smith steered a short ball from the recalled beanpole straight to Dean Elgar at gully. "For me, it meant quite a lot to get that wicket", Morkel said about the moment he got rid of Marsh. "It's always going to look a little bit - there's a word I want to use but can't because this goes on TV". Read More »

Russian Federation hits back after Boris Johnson compares Putin to Hitler

Speaking at the Foreign Affairs committee in Parliament, Labour MP Ian Austin made the remark and called for England to boycott the tournament. "It is up to the Russians to guarantee the safety of England fans going to Russia", he added. While the Foreign Office has so far stopped short of advising fans not to go to the tournament starting in June, he said they were monitoring the situation "very, very closely". Read More »

Austin bombing suspect's uncle says he was 'smart, kind'

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A 25-minute mobile phone video left behind by the bomber whose deadly explosives terrorised Austin for weeks has shed more light on the his state of mind and plans if he wasn't captured. Austin Community College confirmed that a " Mark Anthony Conditt ", born in June 1994, was a student from 2010-12, but did not graduate. The search provided authorities with enough evidence to consider Conditt a "person of interest". Read More »

Rule to ban bump stocks on tap

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The NRA - which supports the ban - has also accused the Obama administration of legalizing bump stocks , an assertion that the website PolitiFact rates as "mostly true" because the ATF approved applications from a pair of manufacturers to make them. Read More »

Assault accuser Summer Zervos allowed to sue Donald Trump

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The decision raises the possibility of the President of the United States being forced to answer questions about his behavior toward women, and being required to hand over documents from his past. Schecter's 19-page opinion relies heavily on a 1997 ruling where the Supreme Court upheld a defamation suit against then-President Bill Clinton . Read More »

Catalan secessionists fail again to elect new regional head

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Jordi Turull , a close ally of former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont who failed on Thursday to be elected as the region's new leader, is one of those summoned for the opening of a new phase in the investigation which precedes a trial. Under parliamentary regulations a second round parliamentary vote must now take place within two days. Twelve other former ministers and civic activists face lesser charges of contempt for the state and embezzling €1.6 million in public funds to stage an ... Read More »

England's Amy Tinkler to miss Commonwealth Games through injury

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The IOA held an official send-off ceremony for the contingent at a city hotel here on Thursday, but the battle between the IOA and Sports Ministry hogged the limelight as the IOA president, Narinder Batra, and Secretary General, Rajeev Mehta, had to answer some tough questions, reported Zeenews. Read More »

The Goals of the Saudi Crown Prince's US Visit Lie Outside Washington

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Yemen has been embroiled in a war pitting the Houthis against the internationally recognized government, which is allied with a Saudi-led military coalition. "You were the crown prince, and now you are beyond the crown prince", he said, before adding that he misses Mohammed's father, King Salman, and hopes to see him soon. Read More »

United States deeply concerned over Turkish military operations in Syria's Afrin

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Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, told reporters. "We are very concerned about the effect that fighting there [in Afrin] has had" on efforts to defeat ISIL, he said. Turkish forces and Turkish-backed Syrian Arab fighters have over the past 48 hours surged into the city in northwest Syria, once defended by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia. Read More »

Nigeria defeats Poland 1-0 with Moses goal from spot-kick

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It is also the first Grade "A" game for Eagles as they begin final preparations for the battle in Russian Federation in summer. Poland are now 6th in the FIFA World rankings and they need to prove their worth if they want to be seen as one of the dominant forces in global football. Read More »

Woman sexually assaulted by neighbour in Hyderabad

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Eric Dalton Morris, 24, of SC, was charged with first degree sexual assault inflicting serious bodily injury, first degree sexual abuse-forcible compulsion without consent, sexual abuse by a parent/guardian/custodian to a child, all felonies, and 10 counts of third degree sexual assault with a person who is mentally defective or incapacitated. Read More »

Iran Hacking Operation Swiped 15B Pages of Academic Data, Infiltrated Government Agencies

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The stolen documents amounted to more than 15 billion pages of data, he said , comprising "the innovations and intellectual property of some of our country's greatest minds". "People travel. They take vacations, they make plans with their families", said David Bowdich, deputy Federal Bureau of Investigation director. The stolen data and stolen login credentials acquired through the hacking were reportedly used to benefit Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Read More »

Bolton may herald rightward shift in President Trump's foreign policy

Under former president George W Bush, Mr Bolton pushed the invasion of Iraq, which was later found to have been based on exaggerated intelligence. The new adviser, who was called "human scum" and a "bloodsucker" by North Korea as it refused to work with him , also said Trump's possible meeting with Kim Jong Un could be an opportunity to threaten US military action. Read More »

Gunman takes hostages at French supermarket

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About 50 people where inside the Super U supermarket in the French town of Trebes when Moroccan-born gunman Redouane Lakdim burst in shouting and then started firing. "Alas, this one struck without us being able to counter it". He says Lakdim acted alone. Collomb said the suspect had radicalized and was under police surveillance, according to the AP. Read More »

Koreas, US end '1.5-track' talks

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, center, talks with North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam and Kim Yo Jong, right, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister, after a performance of North Korea's Samjiyon Orchestra at National Theater in Seoul, South Korea , February 11, 2018. Read More »

US Congress unveils $1.3tn spending budget

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Both of Montana's U.S. Senators confirmed today that the spending bill expected to be voted on this week fundamentally changes how America pays to fight wildfires . Vermont Gov. Phil Scott sees much to be happy about with the compromise spending plan. "Time will run out and they will eventually win but if they'd like to do it in a more expeditious fashion, all they've got to do it call me". Read More »

Troopers to Patrol Florida's Stoneman Douglas High School

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Three students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were arrested this week as a Florida sheriff reveals a school deputy has been placed on leave for sleeping on the job. His mother explained that Stricker's sister was in one of the classrooms shot up during the Valentine's Day massacre and that school authorities told her he admitted to carrying the knife "for protection". Read More »

Thunder Boult destroys England for 58 in 1st Test

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Williamson and Henry Nicholls (unbeaten at 24) will now look to add on New Zealand's 117-run lead when the two resume their side's innings on Friday. "I thought the New Zealand bowlers bowled extremely well and we batted equally as badly", he said. Play in the day-night Test is expected to resume at 7 pm local time (0600 GMT). Read More »

Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill Despite Veto Threat

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It's - I mean, isn't it usually done a lot earlier, threats like these? "There are a lot of things I'm unhappy about in this bill", he said, vowing never to sign another such piece of legislation. That's much less than the $25 billion Trump wants. For months, lawmakers promised to address the highly debated issue when it was time to sit down for the trillion-dollar spending bill. Read More »

President Trump Makes Decision About Transgender Troops

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On Friday evening, the White House announced that transgender people "with a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria", requiring medication, surgery or other treatment are disqualified from military service "except under certain limited circumstances". Read More »

Trump hits back at 'physically weak' Joe Biden

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Pervert Biden who never misses an opportunity to kiss, fondle and otherwise molest little girls would hire prepubescent cheerleaders to cheer him on at ringside, and Trump would invite Ivanka to sit on the front row and blow kisses at him. "Even though they're both in their 70s, Biden and Trump are talking about fighting", he said. "Experts say the match would go 9 rounds with 10 bathroom breaks". Read More »

Voting begins in Rajya Sabha polls

Singh, MLA from Unnao district, after meeting Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath , had said he would vote for the BJP . The winners from the BJP included Union minister Arun Jaitley , party spokesman G V L Narsimha Rao, Kanta Kardam, Ashok Bajpai, Harnath Singh Yadav, Vijay Pal Singh, Anil Jain, Sakaldeep Rajbhar and Anil Agarwal. Read More »

More snow on the way this weekend

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Other areas, especially eastern NY, saw clouds sooner and places like Whiteface were able to squeeze out some snow showers. From Monday through Wednesday it's looking like we could see 2-4"+ of rain, with a lot of that rain coming down on Tuesday ". Read More »

IL cities to join 'March for Our Lives' protests

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Students made a decision to march following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Bayne and the rest of her group will meet with members of other congregations from around the nation during their trip in D.C., including a group of students from Stoneman Douglas High School . Read More »

Missing family of four found dead in Mexico apartment

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The State Attorney's Office of Quintana Roo, a Mexican state on the Yucatan Peninsula, confirmed the ministry is investigating the cause of their deaths. "The situation with the Kevin and Amy Sharp family is weighing heavily on our hearts and minds", Southwestern coach Todd Lorensen told the Des Moines Register . Read More »

Israel Sentences Ahed Tamimi To Eight Months in Prison

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Asked why she recommended that her client accept the deal of by the IDF West Bank prosecution, attorney Gaby Lasky said that "When the court made a decision to carry out Ahed's trial behind closed doors, after a lot of discussions had taken place in the public already, we understood that there was no chance that Ahed would receive a fair trial". Read More »

President Trump "would like to" testify before special counsel

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His comment comes shortly after his lead lawyer in the Russian Federation investigation resigned amid a shake-up of the president's legal team. Mr Dowd and Jay Sekulow , who also represents Mr Trump in the Russian Federation probe, have been in negotiations in recent weeks over a possible interview for Mr Trump with special counsel Robert Mueller , people familiar with the matter have told Reuters. Read More »

Why All Americans Should Care About President Trump's Tariffs Against China

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 700 points, while Tokyo closed 4.5 percent lower, Hong Kong fell 2.45 percent and Shanghai sank more than three percent. Alarm over Trump's protectionist leanings mounted earlier this month after he imposed hefty import tariffs on steel and aluminum under Section 232 of the 1962 US Trade Expansion Act, which allows safeguards based on "national security". Read More »

Hamas kills man wanted in attack on Palestinian PM

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Hours after two suspects in the attempt to assassinate Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah were killed Thursday, senior Hamas official Sami Abu Zuhri praised the Palestinian Interior Ministry in Gaza for the operation, calling it "a great achievement" that "negates [PA President Mahmoud] Abbas' claims that Hamas was responsible for the assassination attempt". Read More »

Merkel Warns Netanyahu of War If Iran Deal Fails

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Should the Europeans not agree to such new collective sanctions, the Trump administration is "engaged in contingency planning", he said , suggesting Mr. Hook said if there is no agreement by May, Trump will certainly withdraw. "I won't speculate beyond May 12". Without mentioning Trump by name, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif appeared to tweet a response to the President's comments Tuesday. Read More »

Student charged after bomb threat causes evacuation of Jefferson County high school

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A member of the Trumbull High Class of 2011 has been arrested after police said he posted a bomb threat against the school on his Facebook page . However we are taking the communications extremely seriously. Things are getting back to normal in Box Elder this morning after a bomb threat led to the evacuation of Douglas School District buildings Tuesday night. Read More »

Saif Gaddafi for Libya President

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During the early days of the 2011 rebellion, the younger Gaddafi became the main spokesperson of his father's government, warning in televised speeches that the country would crumble to pieces if the revolt succeeds. "Therefore many Libyans now believe that the only way to save the country is through Saif al-Islam". He was later sentenced to death by a court in Tripoli in 2015, though the trial in question took place in absentia and was widely denounced by the worldwide community. Read More »