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Scotland Seeking Second Referendum on Independence Amid Brexit

If consent is given by the Edinburgh and London parliaments, a legally binding referendum can be held. Ms Sturgeon said she hoped Scotland would be able...


Trump to take on fuel standards, hold Nashville rally

More time . The Obama EPA had until April 2018 to set its standards, but rushed them in before Trump took over. Trump also unveiled something of a quid pro qu...


IAF aircraft crashes near Barmer, pilots safe

The police were informed about the incident at around 2:50 pm (Indian Standard Time) following which policemen and officials from the district administration ru...


Trump 'true friend of Muslims,' Saudi prince says after meeting

US President Donald Trump (R) speaks during a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the East Room of the White House in Was...


Chinese premier sees great potential in trade cooperation with Russian Federation

Though this year marks the 45th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic ties between the two countries, tensions still smolder over historical issues and...


GOP Rep. Steve King Responds to Tweet Backlash, Calls Reactions 'Willfully Ignorant'

And he's adding up Hispanics and blacks into what he predicts will be in greater number than whites in America. "I think he misunderstands what I said", King...


Korea's security chief to discuss NK threats, alliance with United States counterpart

Last Monday, the North fired off four ballistic missiles toward the East Sea apparently in an angry reaction to the ongoing military drills by Seoul and Washing...


Trump 2005 Tax Returns Revealed, Despite Secrecy

The tax forms obtained by MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, show a more recent picture of Trump's finances and taxable income before beginning his campaign for ...


Former US Navy admiral among 9 charged in 'Fat Leonard' scandal

Francis, meanwhile, is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty a year ago to bribing Navy officers with more than $500,000 in cash, prostitutes, dinners and o...


Rape-accused SP leader Gayatri Prajapati arrested

Prajapati had approached the SC seeking a stay on his arrest. She said the UP police plans to attached two properties of the minister in Lucknow and one in Am...


Funeral Of Eamon Casey To Take Place On Thursday

Bishop Eamon Casey has died in Clare at the age of 89. He gained notoriety in 1992 after it was revealed he had secretly fathered a son named Peter with U.S. ...


What's the Score? CBO Releases Analysis on GOP's ObamaCare Repeal Bill

The report could come as early as March 13. "Far more people are predicted to lose coverage than many estimated - and these losses are going to happen more q...


'Not the right time' for Irish border poll - Theresa May

This news was welcomed and supported by Food Drink Ireland (FDI), the IBEC group representing the Irish food sector. The Food and Drink Federation in the Un...


Senate confirms Trump pick to head Medicare and Medicaid

She was nominated to serve as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on 29 November 2016, by Donald Trump, who was the President-elect ...


Man accused of breaching White House security due in court Monday

In court Monday, Tran was ordered to stay near his San Jose, Calif., home when not traveling to Washington for court appearances and consultations with atto...


Palestine Solidarity Campaign Chairman denied entrance to Israel

Last week, the Israeli parliament adopted a law barring entry to foreigners who support boycotting Israel, a move denounced by human rights groups and the oppos...


Justice department wants more time over Trump's wiretapping claims

Either the president quite deliberately, for some reason, made up this charge. Obama has denied the allegations that he had anything to do with tapping Trump'...


Gov. Cuomo Bans Tractor Trailers From Many of NY's Major Highways

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is warning that commuters should expect "substantial" train and bus service changes Tuesday as well as road closures as a major winter storm...


Popcorn: Rachel Maddow Claims To Have Trump's Tax Returns

Needless to say when her show came on at 9pm EST, there were a whole lot of viewers who were dying to hear the details about his tax return. His rival, Hilla...


Turkey summons Dutch envoy over Rotterdam police action

In Rotterdam, Dutch police use water cannons and horses to break up protests over the Netherlands' refusal to allow visits by the two Turkish ministers. The EU ...


Brush Up Your Math Skills - Pi Day Is Almost Here!

Not pie as in the dessert. First Slice Pie Cafe: Of course the pie cafe will celebrate a pie-related holiday. Today, March 14th (3/14) we celebrate Pi Da...


Minnesota United loses first home game on Sunday

The 20-degree temperature at kickoff tied the record for the coldest game in MLS history, the Associated Press reported. They lost 5-1 at Portland last week in ...


Buffalo Bills free agent target Andre Smith returning to Cincinnati Bengals

The reported agreement is for one year, according to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network. Andre Smith has already played 82 games as a Bengal. The Bengals ...


Trump to cut United Nations funds by over 50%

State Secretary Rex Tillerson has been "given flexibility" to decide on how to distribute the cuts, Foreign Policy reported . The organization's refugee agenc...


Delhi Congress to conduct civic polls through ballots, not EVMs

Delhi CM demanded voting by ballot paper after allegations of tampering EVMs in Assembly elections were levelled by politicians following results of Uttar Prade...


Protests after Netherlands bars Turkish minister's plane from landing

Turkey's Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya was back in Istanbul on Sunday after being expelled from the Netherlands and escorted back to Germany by Dutch...


Food and fuel prices spur acceleration in inflation

USA wholesale inflation continued to post solid gains in February, with one measure seeing its fastest increase in almost five years, the Labor Department repor...


Merkel's Washington visit to meet Trump postponed to March 17

Angela Merkel will try to head off any attempt by President Trump to penalise German imports when she travels to Washington tomorrow. "You can only find that...


Oil prices drop to three-months lows

That rose for a 9th week by 8 to 617 rigs last week, almost 60% above the level of a year ago. Saudi Energy Minister Khalil Al-Falih expressed his irritation la...


Trump's budget cuts to TSA, Coast Guard risky for NYC, says Schumer

In a March 2 letter he sent directly to Mr. Trump, Mr. Hunter protested a proposed overall cut of $1.3 billion in the Coast Guard's spending for fiscal 2018. ...


Samaritan's Purse 'Thankful to God' for Release of Kidnapped Aid Workers

South Sudanese staffers with the USA -based aid group Samaritan's Purse have been freed a day after being detained by "armed personnel", the organization said T...


Gingrich: 'Corrupt' CBO should be abolished

On Sunday, the White House chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, argued that CBO projections have been " meaningless " in the past because they said "many more p...


Ponies mystery solved: Blondi & Jewels home again on Staten Island

At first, they eluded him. "As I was doing that I see the cops coming down the block with the lights on. I wanted to save them", Stasio said. They [the cops...


Man with Hesston ties kidnapped in Congo

The government of DRC said in a statement one of the victims was Michael Sharp, an American, and the other Zaida Catalan, a Swede. "Our fervent prayers are ri...


BoE's Hogg resigns over failure to flag conflict of interest

When she appeared before MPs for a confirmation hearing, she said: "I am in compliance with all of our codes of conduct". A Bank of England wag tells us Hogg ...


Britain plans for all options as Brexit nears

Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon wants the referendum to be held between Autumn 2018 and spring 2019, which is close to the mid-2019 target when the tw...


'Iron Fist' Sucks? Bad Reviews And Rotten Tomatoes Don't Phase Finn Jones

Jones, who stars as billionaire NY businessman Danny Rand - who becomes the titular hero " Iron Fist " - has previously addressed critics' complaints with the s...


Syrian armed opposition not to participate in Astana-3 talks

The Astana track has aimed to reinforce a fragile ceasefire deal brokered by Moscow and Ankara in December. But the rebels said earlier that they were skippin...


United Kingdom political parties warned of Russian hacking threat

Senior figures are concerned that the rise of internet-connected devices, from toasters to TVs, is opening the door to "aggressive" and "confrontational" hacker...


PM directs officials to block all blasphemous content on social media

In a Twitter post through the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz [official website; Twitter] account, Sharif directed Interior Minister Ch. Nisar Ali Khanthat [of...


Korea threatens "merciless" strikes on USA warships

North Korea has released a threat through its state-run news agency KCNA that it will attack the U.S.by land, air, sea and under the sea if drills America is c...


Somali pirates suspected of staging first attack since 2012

After the vessel was hijacked, the pirates turned off the AIS and altered course for the Somali port town of Alula . "There has not been an attack of a c...


Christy Clark announces independent panel to address political party fundraising

Liberal government is poised to announce the formation of a special panel to look into the province's political fundraising rules, following heavy criticism of ...


South Korean students 'key' to fall of nation's president

Howls of outrage erupted on social media Tuesday over the fate of the nine Jindo dogs - a Korean hunting breed renowned for its loyalty. Park is said to have ...


Hopes fade for three coastguard helicopter crew missing off west coast

The Taoiseach has also been paying tribute to Captain Dara Fitzpatrick. Enda Kenny has said his thoughts are with the families of the fearless crew of the Coa...


Indonesia to take action after cruise ship destroys coral reefs

Locals in Raja Ampat say that besides the damage to the reef, the accident has also put a major strain on the local economy, which relies heavily on snorkeling ...


Trump Administration Defends Travel Executive Order

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said earlier this week that the revised travel ban has "the same illegal motivations as the original". A judge...


Professor Robert Kelly speaks about viral BBC interview gatecrashed by children

After the clip circulated the web, many noted that some viewers and news publications had assumed the woman in the clip was the children's nanny, rather than th...


Trump Gives CIA Go-Ahead for Drone Strikes

Under former President Barack Obama, that authority was limited to the Pentagon in the name of transparency. President Donald Trump has reportedly given the C...


United States officials warn Russian Federation could be interfering in Libya

The agency's sources also claimed that Russian Federation had used another Egyptian base farther east in Marsa Matrouh in early February. United States intell...