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Philippines' Duterte to issue notice of withdrawal from ICC

Philippines' Duterte to issue notice of withdrawal from ICC ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has chose to look into the Philippines' drug-war, on the ground of legal counsel Jude Sabio's 77-page communication, accusing Duterte of committing crimes against humanity for purportedly inciting the killings of alleged drug offenders in the country. [Full Article...]

US House Election Vote in Pennsylvania Too Close to Call

US House Election Vote in Pennsylvania Too Close to Call Looks like the race will not be called tonight. "We need guys like Rick Saccone to be in there fighting with my father", Trump Jr. said. It's not over yet. Trump, begrudgingly admiring of Lamb's tactics, added his own warning Saturday. Embarrassed Democrats quickly moved the goal posts , pivoting to today's special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District. [Full Article...]

Imran Khan again escapes shoe attack

Imran Khan again escapes shoe attack Imran, who appeared to have not noticed that the incident happened, remained safe. Reports suggest Imran Khan angrily abandoned his address and came down from the stage after the attack. On Sunday, an Islamic seminary student hurled shoes at ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif during a function at the Jamia Naeemia seminary in Lahores Garhi Shahu area. [Full Article...]

Tillerson axed as US Secretary of State

Tillerson axed as US Secretary of State On Tuesday morning, the top question wasn't why President Trump chose to fire his secretary of state, but why he made a decision to do it when he did. On Monday, the day before he was sacked, Tillerson said the poisoning of an ex-spy in Britain "clearly came from Russia " and "will trigger a response". [Full Article...]

White House plan includes gun training for teachers

White House plan includes gun training for teachers Over the objection of some of his advisers, Trump said he wanted stronger background checks before anyone could buy guns and told Attorney General Jeff Sessions to start work on banning bump stocks , which allow semi-automatic weapons to function like automatic ones. [Full Article...]

Trump Fires Tillerson, Picks CIA Chief Pompeo to Succeed Him

Trump Fires Tillerson, Picks CIA Chief Pompeo to Succeed Him Tillerson said , that [the NSC] was becoming overly aggressive". In the conversation he repeatedly claimed he would fire "everyone" in the White House , in a bid to oust leakers. Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today and said he would nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him, in a major staff reshuffle just as Trump dives into high-stakes talks with North Korea . [Full Article...]

Lecturer shot dead by student in Sonipat

Lecturer shot dead by student in Sonipat The lecture was declared brought dead at the hospital. "The student may have killed the professor for the same reason as he didn't like the teacher's behaviour", the SHO told The Statesman over the phone from Kharkhoda. The investigation is on. At this stage, we cannot reveal the identity of the accused. The police has registered a case and investigations is going on. [Full Article...]

Defence budget not sufficient to cater committed payment: Army vice chief

Defence budget not sufficient to cater committed payment: Army vice chief Lt Gen Chand added that the marginal increase in funds accounts only for inflation and may result in the foreclosure of 25 "Make in India" Defence projects that are now in the pipeline. In the most-recent defence budget , a sum of Rs 2.95 lakh crore - a hike of 7.81 per cent since last year's budget - has been outlayed which is approximately 1.58 per cent of the country's GDP. [Full Article...]

Ex-S.Korean president questioned over corruption charges

Ex-S.Korean president questioned over corruption charges Last month, Seoul prosecutors searched the offices of Samsung Electronics as part of the investigation, the prosecutors' office said. "I stand here today with wretched feelings". One of Lee's brothers is DAS' largest shareholder, but prosecutors suspect Lee is its de facto owner. Former conservative President Park Geun-hye, Lee's successor, was removed from office a year ago for an influence-p... [Full Article...]

Hwy 121 closed in Napa Co. after big-rig overturns, no injuries

Hwy 121 closed in Napa Co. after big-rig overturns, no injuries Traffic on Highway 154 was reduced to one lane. The SUV, which was sideways, was broadsided by the minivan before it continued down an embankment, where it came to a stop. No injuries were reported. Plant said all the victims were adults. CHP said it's unknown if drugs or alcohol played a factor. The roadway was not wet and it was not raining, he added. [Full Article...]

Araria (By election result 2018 live)

Araria (By election result 2018 live) BJP combine and the opposition RJD-Congress alliance were locked in a battle on the three seats. In Bihar , RJD and Congress are contesting these bypolls together. # BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla leading with 15577 votes, SP's Praveen Kumar Nishad second with 13911 votes. AM: RJD candidate Krishna Mohan still leading in Jehanabad . [Full Article...]

Bihar BYPOLL: Controversy over Gorakhpur counting process

Bihar BYPOLL: Controversy over Gorakhpur counting process After casting his vote in Gorakhpur , Adityanath had claimed that the BJP was getting a widespread support from the people, while Maurya had said his party would win both the seats. Bihar bypolls are being seen as a litmus test for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after he pulled out of the state's Grand Alliance and joined the BJP. [Full Article...]

Amy Schumer Won't Take Husband Chris Fischer's Last Name for This Reason

Amy Schumer Won't Take Husband Chris Fischer's Last Name for This Reason Fresh off her Italian honeymoon , the I Feel Pretty star chatted with her dad, Gordon , about her prospective name change on her Instagram Stories. Schumer then laughed and used the hashtag "longislandlolita". She was granted parole after six years behind bars in 1999. As for Schumer, she and her husband's union was a lot more discreet than that. [Full Article...]

U.S. official ties tariff relief to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation payments

U.S. official ties tariff relief to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation payments Treasury secretary has said. As a result of the current steel and aluminum tariffs , local agriculture could see economic woes. " Exempting Canada and Mexico is a good first step, and I urge the White House to go further to narrow these tariffs so they hit the intended targets - and not United States workers, businesses, and families", House Ways and Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, who is a ... [Full Article...]

BJP blames Congress for impasse in Parliament

BJP blames Congress for impasse in Parliament The unabated protests had forced the adjournment of the House about 15 minutes after it had assembled till 2 PM. As soon as the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha met for the day, Congress, Trinamool Congress, TDP, YSR Congress and AIADMK members trooped near chair's podium holding placards and raising slogans against the ruling dispensation. [Full Article...]

Murphy's plan - Raise sales tax, business tax, some income tax

Murphy's plan - Raise sales tax, business tax, some income tax Bramnick said the Democratic-controlled Legislature will be repeating history with Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-West Deptford) at the helm looking for ways to spend an anticipated budget surplus. If Murphy's sales tax increase goes through, that would be 32 percent. "You're going to see the Democratic Party do exactly what they did a decade ago, send us on a mission to higher t... [Full Article...]

Three Illinois men charged with bombing Bloomington Islamic center

Three Illinois men charged with bombing Bloomington Islamic center The Huffington Post reported that Hari was also a former sheriff's deputy and an IL contractor bidding to build President Trump's wall on the Mexican border. The Dar al-Farooq mosque mainly serves Somalis in the Minneapolis area. Anti-Muslim incidents rose sharply in the United States in the year after the 2016 USA presidential election, according to a review by the Council on American-Islam... [Full Article...]

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi hosts dinner today; TDP, BJD, TRS not invited

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi hosts dinner today; TDP, BJD, TRS not invited Team Congress was represented by Gandhi and party president Rahul Gandhi , as well as top leaders such as Dr Manmohan Singh , Ghulam Nabi Azad , Mallikarjun Kharge, A K Antony and Randeep Singh Surjewala. Sonia Gandhi hosted the opposition dinner at 10 Janpath. Outside, Sharad Yadav spoke of the dinner as one step closer to lining up the opposition on the same side at the 2019 Lok Sabha ele... [Full Article...]

Ravens to Sign Wide Receiver John Brown

Ravens to Sign Wide Receiver John Brown He battled sickle cell trait, a cyst on his spine and lower leg injuries, causing his production to drop tremendously. Aside from Maclin and Brown, that leaves just Chris Moore , Breshad Perriman , and Quincy Adeboyejo as wide receivers on the roster now, along with DeVier Posey , whom the team intends to sign once free agency begins. [Full Article...]

European Union stands up in the battle against U.S. 'bullies'

European Union stands up in the battle against U.S. 'bullies' Economically, the era of broad trade agreements, passed with bipartisan support, has resulted both in economic growth and loss of jobs. No one thought there would be a large impact in either direction. "FAIR!" he said in a tweet published on Saturday. "There are no winners in a trade war ", Mr Zhong said. USA primary production of aluminum rose steadily from the post-war era until around 19... [Full Article...]


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