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Baghdad Lifts Air Blockade off Kurdistan Airports

Former President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani said that re-opening Kurdistan airports a good step, but issues between Erbil and Baghdad can not be "su...


BJP keen on having Rajya Sabha polls unopposed: Maha minister

Gujarat BJP leaders have informed the central leaders, according to sources, that a "no due" certificate produced by Mr Rathwa ans filed with his nomination p...


Manila official defends 'Red tag' on United Nations rapporteur

Two other United Nations special rapporteurs, Michel Forst and Catalina Devandas Aguilar, expressed "grave concern" about Ms Tauli-Corpuz being on the list, and...


Positive energy, genuine affection in Sonia's dinner: Rahul

Sources in the SP and BSP , however, maintained that the dinner meet can not be seen as an attempt to forge an alliance and that "regional parties" will contin...


LIVE UP, Bihar bypoll results

Gorakhpur District Magistrate Rajeev Rautela on bypoll results 2018: Counting of votes is underway. Gorakhpur is the sitting seat of UP Chief Minister Adityanat...


Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: A must-win for both Congress and BJP

The NDA would still need 11 more and may place its hopes on engineering cross voting from Congress through former PCC president Ashok Choudhary, who joined JD (...


Is Donald Trump right that aluminum, steel industries have been decimated?

The week of March 4, President Trump issued a presidential proclamation imposing a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum im...


SC upholds barring of foreign law firms from practicing in India

The Supreme Court on Tuesday barred foreign law firms/companies or foreign lawyers from practising legal profession in India either in the litigation or in non-...


Trump pushes for new 'space force'

The idea was initially floated past year when the House Armed Service Committee, led by Republican Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member Democrat Jim Cooper, ...


Opposition Protests In Parliament Stall Proceedings For 7th Consecutive Day

Members from the Congress , the Trinamool Congress and some other opposition parties protested against the banking fraud committed by Nirav Modi and his asso...


James O'Brien Was Shocked By This Call On Child Exploitation

She said: "I hated what was happening and my abusers made my skin crawl but I was told that if I said a word to anyone they'd come for my little sisters and tel...


Jhené Aiko Responds To Rumours That Big Sean Cheated On Her

However, Jhene hopped on Twitter last night to dead the rumors , writing, "Sorry, but nothing about you guy's fan fiction stories are true". Aiko and Big ...


Stormy Daniels offers to return Trump affair hush money

When Donald Trump Jr. was asked about Stormy on Monday, March 12, the president's son continued to eat his ice cream and tell reporters that they weren't sp...


Death penalty to be sought for Nikolas Cruz

The state of Florida will seek the death penalty against accused Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nicholas Cruz, according to court documents. Satz, the...


Fmr. Cuomo Aide Joseph Percoco Found Guilty in Corruption Trial

Jurors had asked in a note whether they could reach a unanimous verdict on some counts, but not others, after twice saying that they were deadlocked . The peop...


Shoes on Capitol lawn honor kids killed in shootings since Sandy Hook

In 2015, they lined up thousands of shoes in Paris in a protest for climate change action. "When students protest at schools, our school staff will respond ap...


West Indies to play 3 T20s in Karachi next month

Pakistan had been a no-go zone for worldwide teams since a 2009 terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team bus which killed eight people and left seven visiting pl...


Video shows US Marshal fatally shooting attacking defendant in courthouse

That's when the unidentified USA marshal shot Angilau four times. A video recording of the 2014 Utah police shooting of an alleged gang leader Siale Angilau...


Twitter suspends multiple high profile accounts for stealing tweets

Many suspended accounts allegedly stole their knee-slappers from other users without giving them proper credit, which often infuriated joke originators in the p...


Canada: Trump speaks to Trudeau over phone, stresses on fast NAFTA deal

From an aluminium smelter, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called US President Donald Trump on Monday to press for a permanent exclusion from US tari...


ICE spokesperson resigns after refusing to perpetuate Trump administration's fake news

Schwab said the number of immigrants that Sessions and other officials claimed to have evaded arrest was misleading because "because we were not ever goin...


Netanyahu's coalition survives after days of political brinksmanship

The leadership of Yisrael Beiteinu, a secular conservative party, announced that they would vote against the bill that was hashed out by their coalition partner...


Tamil Nadu forest fire: Tourist guide arrested, death toll rises to 11

Of which 12 persons are through treatment at Madurai Government Hospital and five were taking treatment at Theni Government hospital, he added. "Special med...


US, EU Countries Discuss Fate of Iran Nuclear Deal

During the meeting , the U.S. president allegedly said that until now, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, the three European Union signatories to the deal...


A look back at the Storm of the Century, 25 years ago

The majority of the island should receive anywhere from 5 to 12 inches, according to forecasters, but towns like Montauk on the outermost edge of the island cou...


Depression over southeast Arabian sea, Kerala's southern coast warned of heavy rains

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, on Monday, ordered the state administration to ensure that fishers to not go to the seas until it is declared safe. "We have be...


Eni to sell $934m stake in Egypt's Shorouk concession to Mubadala Petroleum

Eni won a stake in the Lower Zakum crude deposit and the right to develop a separate area containing the Umm Shaif and Nasr fields, the people said, asking not ...


Jeff Flake wants GOP primary challenge to Trump in 2020

But Republicans also are looking to possible lawsuits by companies hurt by the tariffs as a way to roll them back. After finally getting enough votes in our R...


United Nations genocide adviser: Indications Myanmar cleansing Rohingyas

Human Rights Council this week that "incitement to violence" is "rampant" and "unchecked". Lee, who was informed late past year that her access to the countr...


Four Muslim MPs sent suspicious packages at Westminster

One of her staff members who was hospitalised after coming in contact with the package has since been released. The spokesman said there were no reported inju...


Nine CRPF personnel killed in encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Aside from the nine soldiers who died in the latest attack , six were injured , four of whom are reported to be critical. According to reports, the rebels...


Counter-terrorism police investigate death of man in London

But he is believed to be Nikolai Glushkov - a friend of the late Russian oligarch Boris Beresovsky, who criticised President Vladimir Putin. Counter-terror ...


At least one dead as bus carrying students plunges into Alabama ravine

Baldwin County Sheriff Huey Hoss Mack says the bus entered the median on Interstate 10 and then fell into the 50-foot ravine Tuesday at about 5:30 a.m. He said:...


White House aide John McEntee fired, under investigation

McEntee was escorted out of the White House on Monday without being allowed to collect his belongings, including his jacket, The Journal reported. Senior ad...


Was Rex Tillerson Really Blindsided by Trump Firing?

The president said he was nominating the CIA's deputy director, Gina Haspel, to take over for Pompeo at the intelligence agency. Tillerson was also often out of...


No need to rush for Aadhaar linkage: SC extends March 31 deadline

It, however, said the government may continue to seek the 12-digit national biometric identifier number of beneficiaries for transfer of benefits of schemes fun...


SBI slashes non-maintenance charges of minimum balance by 75 per cent

In metropolitan areas, a shortfall of 50% or less in the average balance for a month will be penalised Rs 10 instead of Rs 30. For Semi-Urban and Rural centres ...


Trump fires Tillerson, names Pompeo new secretary of state

He continued, "Finally, I want to thank Rex Tillerson for his service". As the New York Times reported a year ago, "as a clandestine officer at the Centr...


Sevilla prepared to 'suffer' against Man United at Old Trafford - Montella

It is no overstatement that, if it wasn't for David De Gea's brilliance, United would have been at least a goal down coming into this leg. Sevilla were th...


UFO? Navy Pilots Sight Strange Craft

Sen Harry Reid, D-Nevada, according to similar reports from the New York Times and Politico . An object is captured flying below the US Navy F/A 18 jet in ...


NCAA Tournament: Florida State receives second straight berth

FSU dropped three of its last four games, including a first-round exit at last week's ACC Tournament, but Leonard Hamilton's team did enough through the course ...


S. Korea praises China's role in nudging N. Korea to talks

But Pence called Kim's offers to cease missile and nuclear testing while not objecting to U.S. Suh told reporters after the meeting that Abe had pledged to pr...


Bomb Targets Palestinian Authority PM's Convoy as It Enters Gaza

He said that despite the attack he remained committed to Palestinian unity and would continue to come to Gaza. Hussein Al-Shaikh, member of Abbas' Fatah party...


Where could Kim Jong Un meet Donald Trump?

Local reaction Friday to news that North Korea's Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump plan to meet in May for nuclear disarmament talks seemed to fall und...


Ruckus continues, RS adjourned till 2 pm

The only Congress member protesting in the Well was K V P Ramachandra Rao from Andhra Pradesh. Chairman Venkaiah Naidu tried to pacify the members and conduct...


Marana police: Impaired bride crashes on way to her wedding

A picture issued by the Marana Police Department shows the bride-to-be in handcuffs being ushered into the back of a patrol vehicle on a busy road. When offic...


Kim meeting: What role should China play?

The South claims the North is willing to discuss denuclearization, but it likely will only do so on terms the US should never accept. Kim may offer to give up h...


More trouble for Trump's candidate in Pennsylvania special election

Republicans , meanwhile, would be spooked about their prospects in this tempestuous era of Trump, who most recently visited Saturday night on Saccone's be...


Oskar Groening, 'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz,' dies at 96

A former Nazi death camp guard dubbed the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz" has died before he could begin serving his four-year sentence, a lawyer told German prosecut...


Kirk Cousins thanks Redskins, fans for last six seasons

As the beginning of free agency draws closer , some of the NFL's top players are stepping up their public recruitment of coveted quarterback Kirk Cousins . Wa...