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Slovenian PM resigns over controversial €1 billion railway project

Slovenian PM resigns over controversial €1 billion railway project The government's macroeconomic institute UMAR on Thursday increased its GDP forecast for 2018 to 5.1 percent from the 3.9 percent forecast in September, saying the economy would be boosted by exports and investments. "Cerar promised he would see to it that the government takes care of the day-to-day business and pressing matters and to preserve peace and stability in Slovenia until a new governmen... [Full Article...]

Moscow confirms role in Eastern Ghouta offensive

Moscow confirms role in Eastern Ghouta offensive Beirut , March 14, 2018-Bashar al-Attar, a photographer for the pro-opposition Arbin Unified Media Office, died from injuries sustained in a March 12 airstrike in the rebel-held eastern Ghouta area of Syria , outside of Damascus, according to his employer and the Syrian Journalists Association . [Full Article...]

'Prepubescent Schoolboy': UK Defense Sec Mocked by Twitterians for Russia Remark

'Prepubescent Schoolboy': UK Defense Sec Mocked by Twitterians for Russia Remark After the nerve agent attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter and the growing possibility of further attacks, British troops will also be vaccinated against anthrax, he will reveal. He also suggested that the two states could be heading for a return to the Cold War, saying: "Well, let's face it, relations ain't good are they.it's exceptionally, exceptionally chilly at the moment". [Full Article...]

Saudi Crown Prince discloses nuclear intention

Saudi Crown Prince discloses nuclear intention In the interview, Prince Mohammed, 32, played down Iran's power, saying its army was not well ranked in the Muslim world and that Saudi Arabia had a larger economy. However in 2015, it signed onto an worldwide agreement that saw crippling economic sanctions lifted in return for limitations on the programmes, which world powers feared Iran would use to create a nuclear weapon. [Full Article...]

2 dead in crash attempting to escape ICE agents in Central California

2 dead in crash attempting to escape ICE agents in Central California The couple initially pulled over, but sped off when the agents exited their vehicle, police said. Police say it was clear their SUV had been traveling at a high speed and lost control, overturning before coming to rest after slamming into a power pole. [Full Article...]

Armed Deputy Stands Outside As Parkland Massacre Unfolds

Armed Deputy Stands Outside As Parkland Massacre Unfolds The Broward County Sheriff's Office released shocking new footage Thursday, showing an armed deputy standing idly outside the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as a massacre unfolded inside the building. BSO policy calls for deputies to engage an active shooter and eliminate the threat. "His actions were enough to warrant an internal affairs investigation, as requested by Sheriff Scott Israe... [Full Article...]

Mueller subpoenas Trump Organization

Mueller subpoenas Trump Organization While Mueller is specifically pursuing evidence of Russia's interference in the election and its possible connection to the Trump campaign, he also has authority under terms of his appointment by the Justice Department to investigate other matters that emerge from that investigation. [Full Article...]

Trump launches trade challenge against India's export subsidy programmes

Trump launches trade challenge against India's export subsidy programmes It has filed a complaint at the WTO about India's export subsidy programmes claiming them to harm American workers. It is not a solicitation to make any exchange in commodities, securities or other financial instruments. A limited exception is offered to developing nations to enable them to reach a defined economic benchmark. "The US has asked for a consultation process, and we will engage f... [Full Article...]

Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, critic of police killings, shot dead

Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, critic of police killings, shot dead Both Franco and her driver, Anderson Pedro Gomes, were killed. ( Rio de Janeiro ) - Brazilian authorities should ensure a prompt, thorough, and independent investigation into the killing of a human rights defender and her driver in Rio de Janeiro , Human Rights Watch said today. [Full Article...]

Trump confirms CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow to be economic aide

Trump confirms CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow to be economic aide Kudlow has been a large supporter of the December tax cuts and claims, "there may be more action on that front". Trump acknowledged his disagreement on tariffs with Kudlow in a conversation with reporters on Tuesday, but said he welcomed the difference of opinion. [Full Article...]

US imposes sanctions on 19 Russians for alleged election meddling

US imposes sanctions on 19 Russians for alleged election meddling The Treasury Department says the GRU and Russia's military both interfered, and have said they were "directly responsible" for the NotPetya cyberattack that hit European businesses in June 2017. Sanders says, "We're going to be tough on Russian Federation until they decide to change their behavior". The statement indicated that the United States and other allies backed Britain's conc... [Full Article...]

Rebellion in AAP on Kejriwal's apology to Majithia

Rebellion in AAP on Kejriwal's apology to Majithia Majithia announced that he had chose to withdraw the defamation case filed against Kejriwal in an Amritsar court a year ago after receiving a written apology from Kejriwal for the accusation he made at an AAP rally in the city. I thank him for this gesture. "We are feeling cheated today". Meanwhile, the AAPs Delhi unit said Kejriwal was facing dozens of civil and criminal cases related to defam... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Jr. and Wife Vanessa Trump Reportedly Headed for Divorce

Donald Trump Jr. and Wife Vanessa Trump Reportedly Headed for Divorce By word of mouth it is speculated that Donald Trump Jr . and Vanessa Trump are having a downturn in their marriage and might be splitting, sources from their inner circle told Page Six . The New York Police Department later confirmed that the powder wasn't hazardous, but according to Page Six , "it was terrifying for Vanessa , who is naturally anxious for the safety of her children". [Full Article...]

President Bhandari is re-elected

President Bhandari is re-elected She was first elected president in 2015, shortly after Nepal's post-war constitution was passed, which carves out one-third of seats in parliament for woman and mandates that either the president or vice president must be a woman. Though the Nepali Congress led in the presidential elections with 11,428 votes from its 76 members in parliament 113 in provincial assemblies, the support of other s... [Full Article...]

Saudi Prince Likens Iran's Ruler to Hitler

Saudi Prince Likens Iran's Ruler to Hitler Le Point, which first reported the warrant, said it was related to an incident in 2016 when the bodyguard of Princess Hassa bint Salman, who is the sister of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , was arrested on suspicion of beating up a worker in her Parisian apartment. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma Flu-Related Deaths Now Up To 238

Oklahoma Flu-Related Deaths Now Up To 238 CITY -Oklahomans are still dealing with the effects of the flu, even though experts say the peak of the flu season has passed. The flu season starts in October and runs through May. They also prepare your immune system for battling the flu viruses before they have a chance to make you sick. That's higher than the 64.2 per 100,000 in the 2014-15 flu season. [Full Article...]

UNRWA gets new cash pledges in donor meeting

UNRWA gets new cash pledges in donor meeting The agency offers vital support for these refugees and their descendants in Syria , Lebanon , Jordan , the West Bank and Gaza, claiming to reach more than five million people. UNRWA's budget crisis has been exacerbated by a January decision by its main donor, the U. A conference in Rome aimed at funding the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees has gathered pledges of $100m in fundin... [Full Article...]

Cop guarding BJP leader injured in militant attack

Cop guarding BJP leader injured in militant attack A group of militants attacked a BJP leader in Srinagar , injuring a policeman, on Thursday afternoon and subsequently took shelter inside a house in Srinagar . They had come to Budgam with the intention to carry out some attack, the police said. "He was not wanted in any criminal cases in Telangana state", according to a statement issued by Telangana Police. [Full Article...]

Russian Plane Loses Almost Nine Tonnes of Gold Amid Incident in Yakutsk

Russian Plane Loses Almost Nine Tonnes of Gold Amid Incident in Yakutsk According to Russian media reports, about 3 tons of gold fell from a plane and on to the runway as it was taking off in the eastern city of Yakutsk. The plane then dropped some bars of gold as far as 26 kilometres from the airport. After the bars fell, the crew members immediately landed the aircraft in nearby Magan Airport, and returned to Yakutsk to gather the lost gold . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump picks first woman for Central Intelligence Agency boss

Donald Trump picks first woman for Central Intelligence Agency boss This is not a popular opinion - at least not anymore - with most Democrats and a large enough chunk of Republicans that should Haspel do anything less than foreswear its use, her rise within the agency might run into a brick wall on Capitol Hill. [Full Article...]


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