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White House supports better background checks

White House supports better background checks

The statement, from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, came as people across the U.S. spoke out about the frequency of mass shootings after the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Dougla...

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Germany's crisis-hit SPD starts ballot on Merkel coalition

Germany's crisis-hit SPD starts ballot on Merkel coalition

Kramp-Karrenbauer, dubbed the "Merkel of Saarland" by German media , is expected to be formally appointed to the top role at a CDU congress on February 26. Last year, ahead of September's federal par...

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Lynch mob drags alleged child-killers from India police station

Lynch mob drags alleged child-killers from India police station

The girl had gone missing on February 12 after which her parents lodged an FIR. "Some policemen have also sustained injuries in the attack", said Apur Bitin, DIG (Eastern Range), Arunachal Pradesh pol...

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Mueller charges lawyer with lying about interaction with Rick Gates

Mueller charges lawyer with lying about interaction with Rick Gates

The indictment against Alex Van der Zwaan also accuses him of deleting or otherwise not producing emails sought by the Special Counsel's office, which is investigating possible ties between Presiden...

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Iranian TV airs images of deadly plane crash site

Iranian TV airs images of deadly plane crash site

Dense fog meant a rescue helicopter was unable to get to the crash site immediately. Mohammad Taghi Tabatabai spoke to state TV on Sunday. Iranian aviation officials said the cause of the cras...

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Survey ranks United States presidents from greatest to worst

Survey ranks United States presidents from greatest to worst

In order, they were Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson, Harry S. Truman and Dwight Eisenhower. Former President Barack Obama moved up in ...

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China angered by theft of Terracotta Warrior's thumb

China angered by theft of Terracotta Warrior's thumb

What began as an Ugly Sweater Party has turned into an worldwide incident. Last week he was charged with theft and concealment of a major artwork and was released on bail. A door to the exhibit was ...

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Syria: scores of civilians killed in government air strikes

Syria: scores of civilians killed in government air strikes

About two weeks ago, members of the Syrian opposition reported that some 230 people, including dozens of children, had been killed in a similar attack. The Observatory says 20 children and 15 w...

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Woman arrested in United Kingdom after 'abusive note' left on ambulance

Woman arrested in United Kingdom after 'abusive note' left on ambulance

The note, an image of which was shared more than 4,000 times on Twitter , demanded an ambulance move from outside a house. Paramedic Katie Tudor posted a screenshot to Twitter on Sunday, saying she...

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US, S. Korea to go ahead with Olympic-delayed drills

US, S. Korea to go ahead with Olympic-delayed drills

North Korea's development of nuclear weapons is primarily to counter the U.S. extended deterrence for South Korea . Kim Jong Un has responded to Moon's outreach by inviting the South Korean pres...

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Fantasy Cricket: Dream11 tips for 2nd T20-- South Africa v India

Fantasy Cricket: Dream11 tips for 2nd T20-- South Africa v India

Despite performing well in the first Test (six wickets and 38 runs), he was dropped for the second game. However, we could still get a game given the ideal drying conditions. Two overs later, Raina to...

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AI looks into your eyes to predict cardio risk

AI looks into your eyes to predict cardio risk

What's interesting is that the blog entry claimed that the algorithm could detect whether the patient smoked or not and assess their systolic blood pressure based on image analysis. In turn, that d...

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Trump Jr. to promote family real estate, make policy speech in India

Trump Jr. to promote family real estate, make policy speech in India

An apartment in the Trump Towers in Gurgaon near Delhi, runs from $775,000 to $1.5 million. This project marked the entry of the Trump Tower brand into the Delhi-NCR region, and this was the fou...

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Senate Hopeful Mitt Romney On Immigration, Russia And Guns

Senate Hopeful Mitt Romney On Immigration, Russia And Guns

A Massachusetts-based pro-family activist says Mitt Romney would clearly be a thorn in the president's side if he becomes Utah's next senator. Since then, Romney has spoken out against Republica...

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Indian banks may take $3b hit from PNB fraud: tax dept

Indian banks may take $3b hit from PNB fraud: tax dept

The accused includes retired PNB Deputy Manager Gokulnath Shetty, Single Window Operator Manoj Kharat and authorized signatory of the prime accused Nirav Modi's group companies, Hemant Bhatt. Last...

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Tripura polls: About 65 voting turnout till 3 pm

Tripura polls: About 65 voting turnout till 3 pm

The results for the election will be declared on March 3. "We will be able to complete polling before the stipulated time", he said. A total of 292 candidates are in the fray, which includes 23 wome...

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Alleged Shooter Nikolas Cruz Threatened Mass Campus Shooting 9 Months Ago

Bennight was visited by authorities and questioned about whether he knew who posted the comment. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the shooting that killed 17 people Wednesday was a "tragic con...

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America's 18 school shootings in the first 44 days of 2018

America's 18 school shootings in the first 44 days of 2018

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., told Trump that action is needed on school violence. " President Trump , you say 'What can you do?,'" Alhadeff said. Wednesday's Florida shooting was the eighteenth s...

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Accused School Shooter's Younger Brother Committed to Mental Health Facility

Accused School Shooter's Younger Brother Committed to Mental Health Facility

Student organisers told United States media that they were determined to make Wednesday's shooting a turning point in the national gun debate. The mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High...

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In Bihar Board exams, students can't wear shoes and socks

In Bihar Board exams, students can't wear shoes and socks

This year, 17.70 lakh candidates are appearing for the matriculation examinations, which will be held at 1,426 centres. Students in Indian have been banned from wearing shoes and socks during exams ...

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SP announces candidates for Gorakhpur, Phulpur LS bypolls in UP

SP announces candidates for Gorakhpur, Phulpur LS bypolls in UP

With opposition failing to present a united face, the Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav announced that party will contest Gorakhpur bye-election in alliance with Peace Party and Nis...

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South African President Ramaphosa emphasizes need to boost economy

South African President Ramaphosa emphasizes need to boost economy

Zuma denies all wrongdoing. During Sona, Ramaphosa said government will initiate a process to review the configuration, number and size of national government departments. "This approach will inclu...

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Oxfam says Haiti director admitted using prostitutes

Oxfam says Haiti director admitted using prostitutes

Allegations first emerged last week that a number of staff members, including the country director, had hired prostitutes at Oxfam properties while working in Haiti after the 2010 natural disaster...

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Tory Tuition Fee Plans Will Hurt Social Mobility, Warns Justine Greening

Tory Tuition Fee Plans Will Hurt Social Mobility, Warns Justine Greening

There is a great deal resting on the outcome of the "radical review", announced at last year's Conservative Party conference, which will look at all aspects of student funding, including the maintenan...

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What is Presidents' Day 2018 and how will it be celebrated?

What is Presidents' Day 2018 and how will it be celebrated?

This Presidents' Day , test your knowledge of American history by taking our USA presidents quiz and putting all the presidents in order chronologically, from the most recent all the way back to ...

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Israel Successfully Accomplished Postponed Arrow 3 Test

Israel Successfully Accomplished Postponed Arrow 3 Test

On Monday, the Israeli Ministry of Defense announced that the "Arrow 3 interceptor was launched and had carried out its mission", after having to cancel two tests last-minute due to non-compliance wit...

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Metro Detroit Weather: Warm with lots of rain this week

Metro Detroit Weather: Warm with lots of rain this week

By the afternoon, the steady rain shield should retreat to the north - but scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will be possible throughout the afternoon and evening. Rain chances back on the inc...

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Couple who took in Florida gunman say he was quirky, naive

Cruz, 19, moved in with James and Kimberly Snead of Parkland, Florida in late November after the death of his mother earlier that month from complications of pneumonia, the South Florida Sun Sentin...

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Activist refers MP to police over gun post

Activist refers MP to police over gun post

But he took it down at the request of acting Nationals leader Nigel Scullion , who has taken over from embattled leader Barnaby Joyce while he's on enforced leave over his affair with a former staffe...

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Trudeau apparently snubbed by Indian PM Modi on 1st state visit

Trudeau apparently snubbed by Indian PM Modi on 1st state visit

Justin Trudeau visits Sabarmati Ashram, writes in visitors book: "A attractive place of peace, humility and truth, that is as needed today as it ever was". "Wheels up for India and a busy visit, fo...

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Syrian Kurdish Official: Damascus Army Will Enter Afrin to Repel Turkish Forces

Syrian Kurdish Official: Damascus Army Will Enter Afrin to Repel Turkish Forces

The agreement, supposedly brokered by Russian Federation, further complicates the conflict in Northern Syria as rivalries and alliances among Kurdish forces, the Syrian government, rebel factions, Tur...

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Trump team in 'tussle for nuclear football codes' on China trip

Trump team in 'tussle for nuclear football codes' on China trip

Per five sources, when "the US military aide carrying the nuclear football entered the Great Hall, Chinese security officials blocked his entry". When the US military aide carrying the nuclear footb...

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Moon: Too early for Korean summit

Moon: Too early for Korean summit

A high-level delegation from the North - led by Kim's sister, Kim Yo Jong - met with Moon in Seoul last week . But the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang have seen Moon and Kim's younger sister che...

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North Palm Republican mega-donor issues ultimatum on assault weapons

North Palm Republican mega-donor issues ultimatum on assault weapons

Hoffman alluded to past mass shootings in his email after the deaths of 17 students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week. Hoffman already has involved himself in the Flor...

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Husband of slain MP Jo steps down

Husband of slain MP Jo steps down

She said she would continue the work of the charities Brendan founded. "Thank you to everyone for your ongoing support". Deceased MP Jo Cox's sibling has confirmed his family to have the back of h...

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Goa CMO, BJP deny news reports on Parrikar's surgery

Goa CMO, BJP deny news reports on Parrikar's surgery

Meanwhile, South Goa MP and BJP spokesperson Narendra Savoikar said on Sunday evening said that the Chief Minister would be continuing his treatment in Mumbai on the advice of doctors. On Saturday, ...

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Zimbabwe president visits family of late opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai

Zimbabwe president visits family of late opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai

He also urged unity as power struggles rocked the opposition. "Let us all be brothers and sisters, and come together and mourn our former prime minister", he said after his visit. "We need fair, fre...

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Cyclone Gita: How to be prepared

Cyclone Gita: How to be prepared

Heavy rainfall and violent winds are expected across the northern South Island tomorrow night, followed by heavy rain in the central South Island. There could be slips, coastal inundations and storm...

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Former Trump Aide Rick Gates Expected To Plead Guilty In Russia Probe

Former Trump Aide Rick Gates Expected To Plead Guilty In Russia Probe

The charges are part of Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and any collusion on the part of Trump campaign associates. Andres. Both Flynn and Papadopoulos pleaded g...

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PTI confirms Imran, Bushra's marriage

PTI confirms Imran, Bushra's marriage

The party of cricketer-turned politician issued pictures of Imran's nikah with Maneka on its official twitter account. Khan's close confidante Awn Chaudhry also wished the couple well. His second ma...

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