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White House softens tone on gun-control measures after Trump meets with NRA

White House softens tone on gun-control measures after Trump meets with NRA Ever the marketer, Trump suggested that the leading bill adjusting the National Instant Criminal Background Check System - now known as " Fix NICS " - could use a new name. A co-sponsor of that bill, Sen. He told the room, "I'd rather have you come down on the strong side instead of the weak side". "I don't think trade wars are good", Cornyn told reporters. [Full Article...]

Louis Van Gaal Unhappy With How Jose Mourinho Treated Bastian Schweinsteiger

Louis Van Gaal Unhappy With How Jose Mourinho Treated Bastian Schweinsteiger Schweinsteiger and Van Gaal had worked together at Bayern and it was expected that the pair would hit it off again, especially since the German midfielder had signed a three-year deal at Old Trafford. "I wanted to sign Hummels for Manchester United , but because at that time he was coming out of a poorer season, we didn't do it in the end", said the Dutch manager. [Full Article...]

Democrats, Skeptical Of Trump Promises On Gun Control, Try To Seize Momentum

Democrats, Skeptical Of Trump Promises On Gun Control, Try To Seize Momentum In response to Vice President Mike Pence's presentation of Indiana's violence restraining order law that removed guns from citizens involved in violence towards others, Trump uttered his famous unconstitutional remark, "Or, Mike, take the firearms first and then go to court". [Full Article...]

Snowfall disrupts commuters as weather warnings may reach highest level

Snowfall disrupts commuters as weather warnings may reach highest level Alex Downie, an HGV driver from Dundee, said he has been stuck on the M80 near Castlecary for around 15 hours and counting. An amber weather warning for snow expires at 10am on Friday; however, a yellow warning of snow across Scotland is in place until 11.55pm on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Weather warning in Louth downgraded to orange

Weather warning in Louth downgraded to orange All Bus Éireann services have also been cancelled, with the company set to "review this situation later this morning and provide further information around midday". The Emergency Unit at University Maternity Hospital Limerick will also remain open. These passengers are among the 260 who slept there overnight. Shannon Airport confirmed that it handled 14 flight diversions from Dublin Airport. [Full Article...]

Babu Owino loses Embakasi East seat

Babu Owino loses Embakasi East seat They include; Alfred Keter (Nandi Hills), Chris Karani (Ugenya), Markawet East MP Kangogo Bowen, Gatundu North MP Wanjiku Kibe and Lamu West's Stanley Muthama. Justice Joseph Sergon agreed with Mr Mureithi that it was hard to know who won the race. "The ruling on petition challenging my victory at the High Court will be made today from 10am at Milimani law courts". [Full Article...]

USA stocks join global selloff on trade war fears

USA stocks join global selloff on trade war fears What matters is the worldwide response, and the uncertain question of whether today's global leaders can keep minor trade disputes from spiraling into all-out trade wars . tariffs set to be formally announced next week. Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that the "president is still focused on long term economic fundamentals". [Full Article...]

Pitt returned to the frontbench by new Nationals leader

Pitt returned to the frontbench by new Nationals leader Nationals MP Darren Chester will return to the frontbench and become the Minister for Veterans Affairs, after being booted from Cabinet late previous year while Mr Joyce was leading the party. Agriculture and Water Minister David Littleproud, who considered contesting the leadership before withdrawing from the race, retains his cabinet position after a shock promotion a year ago. [Full Article...]

Italian election: Berlusconi says 'REVOLUTION' is coming as Italy prepares to vote

Italian election: Berlusconi says 'REVOLUTION' is coming as Italy prepares to vote Voters must be 18 or older to cast ballots for the Chamber and 25 or older to vote for the Senate. The party said it wanted to announce its candidates early to distinguish itself from traditional parties, which it said would be making backroom deals for nominations once election results are in. [Full Article...]

Human remains found in Almaguin, may be Markham's Eugene Kim

Human remains found in Almaguin, may be Markham's Eugene Kim More than two hours later, Kim texted his wife again saying he couldn't talk. The York Regional Police said Kim's vehicle was located by the Ontario Provincial Police late Thursday. Laura Nicolle. His family said Kim had told them he was going to a business meeting that day, but they later found out he had called in sick to work. [Full Article...]

Kerala's famous Attukal Pongala clouded by outrage over Kuthiyottam

Kerala's famous Attukal Pongala clouded by outrage over Kuthiyottam They scream and blood comes out. "But I did not know that the boys would be pierced with a hook till a year ago, when my personal security officer told me about the difficulties faced by his son", she told Scroll.in. Ramachandran Nair, former chairman of Attukal temple trust, said that HC had once declined to intervene in matters related to temple rituals. However, authorities of the Attukal De... [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin Unveils 'Invincible' Nuclear Weapons

Vladimir Putin Unveils 'Invincible' Nuclear Weapons The Pentagon has brushed off Russian President Vladimir Putin's boast of developing "invincible" missiles, claiming the United States was fully prepared for anything that might come its way. The innovations Putin mentioned in his speech - like an unmanned submarine that could eventually fire a nuclear warhead - are part of a modernization program, but not the start of a unsafe new arms race. [Full Article...]

Horror on Holi: Man stabbed 50 times in Delhi

Horror on Holi: Man stabbed 50 times in Delhi The cops have registered a formal complaint against the unknown men. "We have learnt that a few days back Ashish had intervened with the bikers when they had attacked a child". According to News18, passers-by and people in the neighbourhood did not step out to stop the act. They said, Ashish had stopped these men from beating a boy for throwing water balloons on them. [Full Article...]

Forecast: Friday nor'easter could produce heavy rain, high winds

Forecast: Friday nor'easter could produce heavy rain, high winds Billy Graham. That sounds dramatic, but it actually refers to an extratropical surface cyclone: a storm occurring outside of tropics, usually between 30 and 60 degrees latitude if it happens in the Northern Hemisphere, with a quickly-dropping central pressure. [Full Article...]

Will escalate fight with Centre on Andhra Pradesh promises, says TDP

Will escalate fight with Centre on Andhra Pradesh promises, says TDP YSR Congress has also announced agitation programs from March 5th in Delhi, when the budget session resumes. Party leaders said it will also launch a legal battle against the Centre in the Supreme Court to get the provisions of the Reorganisation Act, and assurances given by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the Rajya Sabha, fully implemented. [Full Article...]

The Nation's Gun Debate Stalls in the Senate

The Nation's Gun Debate Stalls in the Senate Trump and his fellow Republicans are under pressure to act following the massacre, but they also must avoid angering Republican voters who broadly support gun rights as well as interest groups like the NRA, which spent $55 million in the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Lincoln bin collections to resume from Monday

Lincoln bin collections to resume from Monday They have been focusing on the main roads that have been gritted but the service was suspended earlier due to the poor conditions. Veolia this morning issued warnings across Sheffield to encourage residents to leave out their bins, and its crews are working hard to make collections where safe to do so. [Full Article...]

Egypt abductee appears on state television after damning report on disappearances

Egypt abductee appears on state television after damning report on disappearances The reason behind the measure is that "evil forces" have recently tried to undermine the security and safety of the nation by broadcasting and spreading "lies" and "false news" through various media and social networking sites, the statement said. [Full Article...]

Safari guide records rare fight between tiger, mother bear

Safari guide records rare fight between tiger, mother bear Mumbai: Deadly fights among wild creatures are not new, but every time when a new video surfaces in it is as interesting as the old one. The tiger was said to be cooling itself in a watering hole when the mother bear and her cub reached the spot. [Full Article...]

Theresa May warned friction 'inevitable' in post-Brexit trade

Theresa May warned friction 'inevitable' in post-Brexit trade But it's increasingly clear that dream is dying. He highlighted technological innovations used in the capital to calculate a traffic charge to explain why the government's plans to leave the EU's customs union and single market need not lead to border checks in Ireland . [Full Article...]


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