• United Nation's message after Uhuru-Raila Deal
United Nation's message after Uhuru-Raila Deal

Ahead of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Kenya last Friday, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga vowed to end the rivalry which led to the deaths of more than 100 people in election violence past year. Odinga and President Kenyatta on Friday vowed to work together to foster unity, fight corruption, promote security, rig...

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  • Bin Talal not allowed leave Saudi Arabia after release
Bin Talal not allowed leave Saudi Arabia after release

In the early days of the crackdown, at least 17 detainees were hospitalized due to physical abuse and one later died in custody with neck injuries and other signs of abuse, according to a person who saw the body. The report also said that more than a dozen of the prisoners were abused while they were being held, and that numerous assets of the 38...

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  • NDB, ISA tie up to promote solar energy
NDB, ISA tie up to promote solar energy

The French President co-chaired the summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Rashtrapati Bhavan that was also attended by the heads of 23 nations and 10 ministerial representatives. "The French Development Agency will allocate additional 700 million euros to its commitment to solar energy by 2022", Macron said . Without directly mention...

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  • Beyonce, Jay-Z announce 'On The Run II' dates
Beyonce, Jay-Z announce 'On The Run II' dates

The couple last toured together in 2014 for the first On the Run tour . The couple will perform in Nashville August 23 at Vanderbilt Stadium. While in melty, one wonders why the On The Run Tour of Beyoncé and Jay-Z alike are fascinated by, we are already looking forward to the two artists together on stage in a few months.

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  • Students across mid-Michigan plan school walkouts to protest gun violence
Students across mid-Michigan plan school walkouts to protest gun violence

In the wake of last month's math shooting at a Florida high school, students across the country plan to walk out of their classrooms on Wednesday in protest of gun violence. They're inviting all Mankato area community members to join them in the March for our Lives on Saturday, March 24. Students want to know what their rights are and how much sc...

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  • Aldon Smith Pleads Not Guilty to Domestic Violence Charges
Aldon Smith Pleads Not Guilty to Domestic Violence Charges

Smith, who played in 29 games (23 starts) in two seasons with the Raiders , had four interceptions for Oakland and is the second high-priced veteran cornerback released by the Raiders this offseason, joining David Amerson, who was released last month.

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  • Astros, without Carlos Correa, visit White House
Astros, without Carlos Correa, visit White House

A person must be 21 to buy a handgun but may buy a long gun at 18 from a licensed dealer under federal law. He then turned toward Sen. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pennsylvania, called the plan "weak on security and an insult to the victims of gun violence".

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  • 15 soldiers killed in western Afghan attack
15 soldiers killed in western Afghan attack

Mr Mohammad Naseer Mehri, a spokesman for the governor of Farah, said the attack began around 4am and the Taleban had managed to enter the governor's compound and seize it. The development came as insurgent attacks against security forces have stepped up across Afghanistan, including in Farah province. Khogyani said two other people in the vehicl...

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  • From the GOP with love -- Trump gets gift from Russian Federation panel
From the GOP with love -- Trump gets gift from Russian Federation panel

The committee interviewed its final witness in the probe, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, last week. A draft report on its findings , which drew swift condemnation from Democrats, said Moscow sought chaos, not to boost one candidate over another.

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  • BJP declares candidates for March 23 RS polls
BJP declares candidates for March 23 RS polls

Prominent names in the list include Konkan strongman Narayan Rane (Maharashtra), who quit Congress past year, Kirori Lal Meena (Rajasthan), BJP's prominent TV-face GVL Narasimha Rao (Uttar Pradesh), National General Secretary Anil Jain (UP) and national media coordinator Anil Baluni (Uttarakhand).

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  • Auburn will play College of Charleston in first round of NCAA Tournament
Auburn will play College of Charleston in first round of NCAA Tournament

We're playing a team out on the West Coast that has to travel from the East Coast. The win against IL in the United Center; in Hawaii against the likes of Miami, Davidson, and USC. That was actually Brad Brownell's first season at Clemson, but he wasn't able to take the Tigers back to the big dance for seven years. The Tigers lost one of th...

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  • Warren: 'I'm not running for president'
Warren: 'I'm not running for president'

Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. They hung together for 63 years. "Never got any benefit from it anywhere", Warren said. Warren also did not explicitly pledge to complete a second six-year Senate term if she's re-elected in November. "Her Indian heritage claims have the potential to be a wildfire, but ...

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  • Trade war with United States would bring disaster, says Chinese minister
Trade war with United States would bring disaster, says Chinese minister

China accounts for only a small fraction of United States steel imports, but its massive industrial expansion has helped create a global glut of steel that has lowered prices. The figure for February fell slightly from the previous month to US$21 billion, according to the latest data from the customs administration. "We are not only talking for n...

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  • Thousands of Indian farmers march to demand government help
Thousands of Indian farmers march to demand government help

The 180-km-long march commenced on March 5 from the CBS Chowk in Central Nashik. Among other things, the farmers are demanding a complete waiver of loans, implementation of M.S. "We had one riot force team and a strike team along with police teams posted from nearby stations", Mahesh Shetty, senior police inspector, Shahapur police station said.

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  • Tillerson says Kenya should not stifle media or threaten courts
Tillerson says Kenya should not stifle media or threaten courts

Odinga, who has refused to recognize Kenyatta as president, paraphrased US president Abraham Lincoln. Secretary Tillerson says the USA will seek to work with African nations, providing them with incentives to improve governance and meet their long-term security and development goals.

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  • U.S. allies line up for exemptions from Trump's aluminum, steel tariffs
U.S. allies line up for exemptions from Trump's aluminum, steel tariffs

Striking a defiant tone, European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen called Trump's speech protectionist, saying it remained unclear how a potential exclusion process would work. EU Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom, who coordinates policy for the world's biggest trading bloc, said she shared US concerns about overcapacity in the steel sector bu...

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  • Bannon to attend French far-right summit, meet Le Pen
Bannon to attend French far-right summit, meet Le Pen

The populist 5-Star Movement and the anti-immigration League both outdid traditional parties. The French National Front (FN) leader, Marine Le Pen , is trying to pull her divided far-right party together this weekend at its first conference since she lost to Emmanuel Macron in the presidential election.

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  • Erdogan says Turkey can enter Syrian town of Afrin 'at any moment'
Erdogan says Turkey can enter Syrian town of Afrin 'at any moment'

Turkey launched its operation seeking to oust Kurdish People s Protection Units (YPG) militia from the Afrin region of northern Syria on January 20 and Erdogan said Thursday its forces could now enter Afrin town at "any moment". Despite the nationwide Syrian cease-fire brokered by the United Nations Security Council on February 24, Turkey has int...

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  • US Calls On Afghan Taliban To 'Step Up' After Peace Offer
US Calls On Afghan Taliban To 'Step Up' After Peace Offer

The attacker set off his explosives before passing through a police screening post, suggesting that he may have triggered the bomb after a policeman spotted it. Last December, dozens were killed in an attack on a Shia cultural center claimed by the Daesh Takfiri terror group, which has been growing in size and expanding its operations in the countr...

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  • Meghan Markle Is Now Encouraging Young Girls to Take Up Acting
Meghan Markle Is Now Encouraging Young Girls to Take Up Acting

Sophia was waving a British flag when Prince Harry approached her. (PA/AAP) Sophia told the prince she wants to be an actress when she grows up. Markle was also confirmed immediately after the baptism, meaning she is now able to join her Harry at Holy Communion.

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  • Toys R Us considers closing all United States stores
Toys R Us considers closing all United States stores

According to Bloomberg , the toy store chain was not able to find a buyer or reach a deal to restructure debt with its lenders. Toys "R" Us entered bankruptcy protection in September and announced then it would close dozens of stores, including the company's Babies "R" Us locations.

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  • Syrian forces attacking eastern Ghouta 'have surrounded rebels in Douma'
Syrian forces attacking eastern Ghouta 'have surrounded rebels in Douma'

But the group represents only a small portion of the insurgent presence in the enclave, and both Jaish al-Islam and Failaq al-Rahman have said they are not negotiating a similar deal for themselves. Syria's conflict erupted with protests against Assad but has since developed into a full-blown war drawing in world powers. The channel has been report...

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  • On Women's Day, Matunga Rd station gets all-women staff
On Women's Day, Matunga Rd station gets all-women staff

In his address during the International Women's Day celebrations at the Salem divisional office, Divisional Railway Manager Hari Shankar Verma said one of the railway schools within the jurisdiction of the division would also function as an All-Women Railway School.

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  • Trans-Pacific Partnership Signed without US
Trans-Pacific Partnership Signed without US

The United States refused to participate in the agreement. The move came hours before United States president Donald Trump announced plans to impose new tariffs on aluminium and steel imports to protect producers. But import tariffs will fall for all goods traded among members with more than 90% being eliminated immediately when ratified. "We'r...

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  • USA special counsel probes Seychelles meeting with Russian
USA special counsel probes Seychelles meeting with Russian

Nader began cooperating with Mueller after he arrived at Dulles Airport in mid-January and was stopped, served with a subpoena and questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Post reported . "It's not the special counsel's responsibility to tell the country what happened". While Mueller is probing the circumstances of the Seychelles...

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  • 21 people treated after nerve agent attack on former Russian spy
21 people treated after nerve agent attack on former Russian spy

Rhondda MP Chris Bryant, who chairs the all-party Parliamentary group on Russian Federation, said it would be "very difficult" for the England team to compete in the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer if Moscow is linked to the attack.

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  • Police officer faces charges after beating, choking and tasing suspected jaywalker
Police officer faces charges after beating, choking and tasing suspected jaywalker

On August 24, Johnnie Rush was on his way home from a 13-hour shift as a dishwasher at a local Cracker Barrel restaurant shortly after midnight when he was stopped by two police officers. The criminal investigation into Hickman's actions did not start until after he resigned, and wrapped up a week after the video of the beating was leaked to ...

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  • Several White House staffers terminated or reassigned for security clearance issues
Several White House staffers terminated or reassigned for security clearance issues

Last month, Nieto called off a planned trip to the White House to meet with Trump after Trump again pressed during a phone call that Mexico pay for the wall. Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray and Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo also attended yesterday's meeting as did U.S. Department of State official Kimberly Breier.

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  • Paul Manafort pleads not guilty in Virginia
Paul Manafort pleads not guilty in Virginia

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller brought them as part of a wide-ranging probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, possible obstruction of justice, and alleged financial crimes by Manafort and others. Downing said the charges against Manafort go beyond the authority of Mueller's mandate, and advised the judge he will move to dismiss...

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  • Kerala 'love jihad': The curious case of Hadiya aka Akhila
Kerala 'love jihad': The curious case of Hadiya aka Akhila

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud said it was restoring Hadiya and Jahan's marriage, as it had interacted with the former and found that she had exercised her consent in getting married.

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  • US Embassy Issues Additional Security Alert for Playa del Carmen
US Embassy Issues Additional Security Alert for Playa del Carmen

While these groups don't usually target tourists, the advisory says "armed clashes" between criminals and security forces can occur without warning and Canadians could be "caught in the crossfire". The State Department also warned Americans to "exercise caution". On Wednesday, Mexican officials said Playa del Carmen is safe despite the US secur...

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  • Tillerson Makes His First Trip To Africa As Secretary Of State
Tillerson Makes His First Trip To Africa As Secretary Of State

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected to hold discussions with President Kenyatta once he visits the country later this week. Last month, three United Nations aid agencies and the National Bureau of Statistics described the food situation as alarming with over seven million people in South Sudan estimated to be food insecure.

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  • Counsel tells what triggered porn star to sue Trump
Counsel tells what triggered porn star to sue Trump

Stormy Daniels , a former porn star, sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday over a nondisclosure agreement meant to hide an affair. Daniels' claims that she wanted to come forward before the election but was "silenced" to ensure Mr Trump won the race.

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  • 'The trade war hurts them, it doesn't hurt us'
'The trade war hurts them, it doesn't hurt us'

Certainly there was meddling. The Trump administration considers clamping down on Chinese investments in the U.S., North Korea and the U.S. may be ready to talk, and China prepares to make its most decisive shift yet away from the reforms of the 1980s.

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  • Gender Ministry hosts free International Women's Day Concert
Gender Ministry hosts free International Women's Day Concert

We are working closely with countries around the world to prevent and address sexual exploitation and abuse by staff in peacekeeping missions, and to support victims. "Women's empowerment in the business sector in Georgia has been impressive in the last couple of years". We have women who work blue-collar, in banking and the Stock markets.

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  • Aldon Smith turns himself into police on domestic violence charges
Aldon Smith turns himself into police on domestic violence charges

Smith's fiancee contacted a police dispatcher Saturday evening at around 8:30 p.m. PT reporting that she was being beaten up by the former National Football League star at her residence located in the 600 block of Bush Street. Smith's fiancée told the gossip website that her parents drove him to the rehab clinic. Two days later, Smith resurfaced ...

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  • French FM Aware of Iran's Stances: Velayati
French FM Aware of Iran's Stances: Velayati

According to a Farsi report by Fars News Agency , he made the remarks in reaction to some reports and claims by the United States and some European leaders about the missile power of the Islamic Republic of Iran. " If not tackled head on, this country risks new sanctions ". Le Drian first met Monday with Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran's Su...

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  • France wants to set 15 as minimum age for sexual consent
France wants to set 15 as minimum age for sexual consent

Equality Minister Marlène Schiappa welcomed the move, which follows advice from doctors and legal experts. The announcement was made by France's Equality Minister Marlene Schiappa on Monday and will mean that any adult engaging in sexual activity with a child under the age of 15 can be prosecuted.

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  • Trump, Sweden's prime minister to speak at joint news conference
Trump, Sweden's prime minister to speak at joint news conference

President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will speak at 3:30 p.m. ET Tuesday. President Donald Trump on Monday boasted of plans to "counteract" the Kremlin's influence in upcoming elections. "I think they're honest also because the sanctions and what we're doing with respect to North Korea , including the great help that we've...

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  • Turkey detains US Embassy threat suspects
Turkey detains US Embassy threat suspects

Turkey on Monday launched a crackdown on the Islamic State extremist group and boosted security in Ankara after the USA embassy said it would be closed for a day. Ankara views the YPG as a terror group and linked to the Kurdistan Workers' Party who have launched numerous attacks in Turkey . Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said the...

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