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White House Staffers Reportedly Signed Nondisclosure Agreements

White House Staffers Reportedly Signed Nondisclosure Agreements Though some staffers initially resisted the agreements, they signed them after pressure from Trump's first chief of staff, Reince Priebus, and the White House Counsel's Office, The Post reported . 'I can tell you that the report was completely false'. And people would say, oh, that's bad, you're taking away his right to free speech. The information can not be revealed, even in a "work of f... [Full Article...]

Xi says ready for 'bloody battle' to protect China

Xi says ready for 'bloody battle' to protect China China is also carrying out extensive crackdown in the Muslim Uygur majority Xinjiang against the separatist group East Turkistan Islamic Movement. Stressing on the importance of the military, President Xi added, "We should make sure the Communist Party has ultimate leadership over the military and in a new era continue to strengthen, and the military with science and technology and rule-based ... [Full Article...]

Berks still carved up under Pennsylvania Supreme Court map

Berks still carved up under Pennsylvania Supreme Court map Gov. Tom Wolf , a Democrat , said in a statement that he applauds the court's work "and I respect their effort to remedy Pennsylvania's unfair and unequal congressional elections". Monday had marked the court's own deadline to make public the new district boundaries, which will be used for the May 15 primary . The new 4th would connect with Montgomery County, which is now so gerrymandered that ... [Full Article...]

Missouri man who killed ex's new boyfriend gets 2nd stay of execution

Missouri man who killed ex's new boyfriend gets 2nd stay of execution Constitution's prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. Bucklew was moments away from execution in May 2014 when the U.S. Supreme Court halted it amid concerns about Bucklew's medical condition. In a letter last week to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the American Civil Liberties Union wrote that executing Bucklew "would be egregious, torturous, and in violation of the US and ... [Full Article...]

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw Steps Down Today

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw Steps Down Today He was handpicked by the Nobel peace prize laureate to become president because a constitution drafted by the country's former junta bars her from the top office. As per a report on Frontier, Myanmar, rumours of Htin Kyaw's impending resignation have been doing the rounds for nearly a year but government and National League for Democracy party officials have always denied them. [Full Article...]

New Zealand court rejects Megaupload founder's call for…

New Zealand court rejects Megaupload founder's call for… But there was no other witness now in New Zealand competent like Obama to give evidence on the matter, Dotcom argued. Justice Venning agreed, saying that while Mr Obama is no longer a head of state, the request pertains to actions taken while he was. [Full Article...]

Fox News analyst quits after finally realizing it's a 'propaganda machine'

Fox News analyst quits after finally realizing it's a 'propaganda machine' Army lieutenant colonel wrote. In 2015, the network suspended Peters for calling Obama "a total p--y" while talking about terrorism on air. In a scathing email sent to his colleagues, Lt. In his email, Peters said of the scrutiny over Russian election meddling: "Despite increasingly pathetic denials, it turns out that the "nothing-burger" has been covered with Russian dressing all along". [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan hoping for Thursday vote on spending bill

Paul Ryan hoping for Thursday vote on spending bill A dysfunctional Congress lurched toward a government shutdown deadline Tuesday as 11th-hour disputes flared over immigration and a giant tunnel under the Hudson River. Republicans are holding firm against a provision by Sen. Three Republican House members told reporters that a separate initiative to impose an internet sales tax also appeared to be doomed. [Full Article...]

Illinois Primary Election Results: 10th House District

Illinois Primary Election Results: 10th House District Billionaire J.B. Pritzker won the Democratic nomination for IL governor, defeating five others including Chris Kennedy, nephew of the late President John F. Dan Lipinski . "I think there are some appropriate medical uses for that and we're monitoring it", Rauner said. Many Illinois nonprofits that offer mental health, addiction and homeless services struggled during the two-year budget stalema... [Full Article...]

Cindy Hyde-Smith to be Mississippi's first female US senator

Cindy Hyde-Smith to be Mississippi's first female US senator Three Mississippi Republicans tell The Associated Press that the state's governor will appoint Cindy Hyde-Smith to fill the Senate vacancy that will soon be created when veteran Sen. Cochran plans to resign on April 1. Cochran's resignation creates two Senate races this year in MS as Republicans are trying to maintain their slim Senate majority. [Full Article...]

Trump Bars US Citizens From Investing In Venezuelan Cryptocurrency

Trump Bars US Citizens From Investing In Venezuelan Cryptocurrency The US said the money would provide fleeing Venezuelans and the Colombian communities hosting them with emergency food and health assistance. Venezuela is experiencing severe shortages of medicines and basic goods. President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring USA persons and entities from dealings with any digital currency issued by the Venezuelan government after January 9, 2018... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation reacts to Trump's failure to congratulate Putin on re-election

Russian Federation reacts to Trump's failure to congratulate Putin on re-election Later in the day, the government will decide whether to impose further sanctions on Russian Federation. Meanwhile Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe voiced his "outrage" over the attack and urged Moscow to respond in a serious manner, in a phone call with British Prime Minister Theresa May. [Full Article...]

Congress president Rahul Gandhi to kick-start third leg of campaign from today

Congress president Rahul Gandhi to kick-start third leg of campaign from today Further, Gandhi said the Prime Minister who once called himself a "chowkidaar" of the nation maintained silence while fraudsters like Nirav Modi (accused in PNB scam) looted nation's money and questioned the party's silence over the sudden increase in turnover of a company owned by BJP president Amit Shah's son. [Full Article...]

IAF plane crashes in Odisha's Mayurbhanj, Pilot injured

IAF plane crashes in Odisha's Mayurbhanj, Pilot injured The incident occurred near Mahuladangiri under Saraskana block in Mayurbhanj district bordering Jharkhand, said Inspector In-Charge (IIC) of Jharpokharia police station, Sarat Kumar Mahalik. The incident came almost a month after two Indian Air Force pilots were killed after a microlight aircraft they were flying in crashed in Majuli, Assam. [Full Article...]

Chinese PM asks United States to avoid a trade war

Chinese PM asks United States to avoid a trade war Trade volume between HKSAR and Cambodia rose to 1.2 billion USA dollars in 2017, an average increase of 3.1 percent a year since 2013. "All acts and schemes to split China are doomed to failure and will be condemned by the people and punished by history", Xi told the closing session of the National People's Congress in Beijing. [Full Article...]

Zimbabweans return Sh59.8 billion illegally stashed overseas

Zimbabweans return Sh59.8 billion illegally stashed overseas He said he was willing to face impeachment proceedings by MPs from his party and the main opposition but his wife had convinced him that "the process would take long and in between, the country could plunge into anarchy and bloodshed ". Since his dramatic reversal of fortune, he has largely appeared to stay out of public life. "You have 1 600 Zimbabweans studying in America on scholarships and ... [Full Article...]

US, South Korea to start bilateral military drills

US, South Korea to start bilateral military drills U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and South Korean Minister of National Defense Song Young-moo have agreed to resume the annual war games, the statement said. Earlier the all-weather allies US-North Korea used to conduct such exercises in late February which lasted for around two months. US President Donald Trump has also agreed to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before the end of May ... [Full Article...]

Minneapolis police officer charged in shooting of Australian woman Justine Damond

Minneapolis police officer charged in shooting of Australian woman Justine Damond He said, "I agree with that". He said he did not see Noor's gun. "Third-degree murder is defined in Minnesota law as "(w) hoever, without intent to effect the death of any person, causes the death of another by perpetrating an act eminently unsafe to others and evincing a depraved mind, without regard for human life". [Full Article...]

Tuesday's Weather: Sunny skies with high temps in the mid 60s

Tuesday's Weather: Sunny skies with high temps in the mid 60s Light and variable winds are expected at 10-15 miles per hour Monday morning. We will see temps warning into the 80's by the end of the week, even low 90's by Friday . North wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. [Full Article...]

United Nations calls for Turkey to end state of emergency

United Nations calls for Turkey to end state of emergency Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns that his troops will not step back. Andrew Brunson, imprisoned in Turkey since a 2016 coup attempt, faces a maximum of 35 years in prison for pursuing goals of two of Ankara's sworn enemies, state-run Anadolu news agency reported: USA -based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom the government accuses of masterminding the botched putsch, and the autonomy... [Full Article...]


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