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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...]

Iggy Azalea Burned Nick Young's Clothes After Break Up — Bitter Becky Blues

Iggy Azalea Burned Nick Young's Clothes After Break Up — Bitter Becky Blues Her response? " I burnt it all, darling ", she said with a sly smile. Iggy Azalea's faced a lot of scrutiny throughout her career for various reasons. "Hell the f- no", Azalea said . And for those who don't know, Azalea called it quits from Young when security camera footage of Young sneaking around their house with other women was discovered. [Full Article...]

CA city opts out of state's sanctuary status

CA city opts out of state's sanctuary status A small California city voted Monday to opt out of the state's new sanctuary law, with the city's leaders saying they hoped others would follow their lead and defy the restrictions placed on their ability to cooperate with federal authorities. [Full Article...]

Woman escapes from masturbating man in Baldwin Park, police say

Woman escapes from masturbating man in Baldwin Park, police say Sarwar regularly came home drunk and picked up fights with her over trivial issues. "I don't want this family life anymore", Mays said, according to court records. Mays also threatened to kill all four children and placed a shotgun into the woman's mouth, the report says. Local people rescued the couple and admitted them to Habiganj Sadar Hospital the same night, from where Chan Bibi was referre... [Full Article...]

Senate rejects bid to end US involvement in Yemen

Senate rejects bid to end US involvement in Yemen By a vote of 55 to 44, senators voted against a procedural motion that would have advanced the measure. Despite Trump's White House and Saudi-funded lobbyists teaming up to run a full-court press on Capitol Hill, the momentum to end this war continues to build. [Full Article...]

Trump Readies a Hefty Penalty on China

Trump Readies a Hefty Penalty on China The impact of U.S. trade actions will be manageable because much of China's exports to the USA are American-branded or from supply chains involving United States firms, constraining tariffs, especially for technology, electronics and telecommunications products, according to Louis Kuijs, chief Asia economist at Oxford Economics in Hong Kong. [Full Article...]

Betsy DeVos blasted by budget chairman: We need to meet

Betsy DeVos blasted by budget chairman: We need to meet Lawmakers present noted that the Trump administration's proposed budget, unveiled just two days before the Parkland shooting, actually cut funds to pay for school counselors and other school violence programs. When CBS News correspondent Lesley Stahl suggested that maybe she should go look at underperforming schools, DeVos replied, "Maybe I should, yes". "As secretary, I have made a point of... [Full Article...]

Russia hopes Putin re-election win to help thaw US-Russia ties: RIA

On Sunday, Putin secured a landslide victory in a presidential election that saw him return to the Kremlin for a fourth term with a record vote share. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, a frequent Trump critic, called the president's call "odd". The Kremlin spokesman says it's no big deal that U.S. President Donald Trump didn't congratulate Vladimir Putin on his re-election as president. [Full Article...]

Carson contends he and his wife complained about $31000 furniture cost

Carson contends he and his wife complained about $31000 furniture cost Carson, a neurosurgeon, who suggested, under pressure from members of the committee that oversees his department, that his wife Candy Carson and senior staffers had made the final purchase decision while he was tending to agency affairs. Carson blamed his busy schedule and having to run "from place to place" while heading HUD as part of the reason he overlooked the expensive, taxpayer-paid purchas... [Full Article...]

Trump congratulates Putin on victory in election fraught with ballot stuffing accusations

Trump congratulates Putin on victory in election fraught with ballot stuffing accusations Ksenia Sobchak, the highest-profile candidate to challenge Vladimir Putin in Russia's presidential election Sunday, already knew before the voting that she had no chance of winning. Other issues that will be discussed during the bilateral meeting will be Ukraine, Syria, and North Korea, Trump added. The Kremlin also said on Tuesday that Trump congratulated Putin on his win during their call an... [Full Article...]

McCain Slams Trump Over Putin Call: 'Congratulating Dictators on Winning Sham Elections'

McCain Slams Trump Over Putin Call: 'Congratulating Dictators on Winning Sham Elections' On March 15, Washington imposed sanctions on Russian entities and individuals over what USA intelligence agencies say was Moscow's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election that put Trump in the White House. On Tuesday, Trump spoke to Putin via phone and congratulated him on the win as well as discussing other subjects. Trump says he also wants to discuss Ukraine, North Korea, and Syria with... [Full Article...]

Ice warning issued for North Somerset

Ice warning issued for North Somerset Shropshire is covered by a Met Office warning for ice. Risk of snow and ice everywhere on Saturday night into Sunday, bitterly cold with a penetrating frost . The early indicators come after the Beast from the East saw snow batter Suffolk and Essex for nearly a week at the start of March - and despite Britain entering meteorological spring. [Full Article...]

R/V Petrel Finds the Sullivan Brothers' Ship

R/V Petrel Finds the Sullivan Brothers' Ship Over the past year, team members on the 250-foot Research Vessel Petrel used state-of-the-art equipment to locate wreckage from several USA warships - including the Lexington , the Indianapolis and the Ward . Rich Brown, commander, Naval Surface Forces, in a statement . An underwater video image shows a propeller, part of wreckage from the USS Juneau . [Full Article...]


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