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Maldives: Prez Yameen asks Parliament to extend emergency

Maldives: Prez Yameen asks Parliament to extend emergency

Maldives police arrested 25 people under a state of emergency, opposition legislators said on Saturday, after thousands of protesters gathered a day earlier to call for the detention of the president ...

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Fury in China over theft of Terracotta Warrior's thumb in US

Fury in China over theft of Terracotta Warrior's thumb in US

He then put his hand on the left hand of one of the warriors and snapped something off, the documents said. Franklin staff noticed the thumb was missing January 8, and the Federal Bureau of Investig...

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India lynch mob drags alleged child-killers from police station

India lynch mob drags alleged child-killers from police station

The two rape accused were then stripped, dragged through the streets and beaten to death, the police said. The victim's naked body and severed head were recovered from a tea garden. As per the reports...

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Death toll rises to 100 in Assad regime raids on eastern Ghouta

Death toll rises to 100 in Assad regime raids on eastern Ghouta

Earlier this month, the United Nations called for a month-long humanitarian ceasefire in order to evacuate the wounded and deliver supplies, while Russian Federation argued that a cease-fire was unr...

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Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040

Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040

Particularly helpful are improvements of systems for storing renewable energy for use when the wind isn't blowing or skies are cloudy, Poppe said. DTE previous year pledged a carbon emissions cut of...

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Heavy rainfall could cause flooding

Stick with the 13 Weather Authority and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. "While we are certain of widespread rain this week, there remains some questions on where the axis of heavy rain will ...

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Trump Blames Obama for Russian Election Meddling: 'Why Didn't He Do Something?'

Trump Blames Obama for Russian Election Meddling: 'Why Didn't He Do Something?'

In wake of the most recent school shooting in Florida, a few states have also passed "red flag laws" that would temporarily take guns away from people a judge deems to be a threat. Since an iconic s...

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Iran Has No Military Bases in Syria - FM Zarif

Iran Has No Military Bases in Syria - FM Zarif

At the same Munich conference earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu displayed a fragment from the Iranian drone that penetrated Israeli airspace last week, triggering the most s...

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Kremlin Denies Meddling In 2016 Election After Russians' Indictments

But a spokesperson for Russian President Vladimir Putin said the indictments show "no substantial evidence" of Russian meddling and "no indications that the Russian state could have been involved". In...

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MSU back in tie for Big 10 lead after upsets

Michigan State , meanwhile, remained at No. 2 in the poll for the second straight week after beating Minnesota and Northwestern . Carter spent his first two seasons at OR, transferred to UNLV and...

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United Nations weighing measure against Iran for supplying missiles to Yemen

United Nations weighing measure against Iran for supplying missiles to Yemen

The draft resolution, backed by the United States and France, specifies that "these violations ... require a further response from the council; and further decides to take additional measures to add...

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Shoals gas prices drop for second week

Shoals gas prices drop for second week

According to GasBuddy.com, the national average went from $2.61 to $2.57 earlier this month, down to $2.51 last week. AAA has resources available here for discounts on gas at stations like NOCO and ...

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Trump To Meet With Florida High School Students

Trump To Meet With Florida High School Students

Hogg was responding to Trump's tweet Saturday that Democrats hadn't passed any gun control measures during the brief time they controlled Congress with a supermajority in the Senate. Trump was at...

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Trump Visits Injured Victims, First Responders of Florida School Shooting

Trump Visits Injured Victims, First Responders of Florida School Shooting

It seemed that in the series of Tweets about Russian collusion and the Florida school shooting , Trump was paving the way for his late-evening message linking the two things. The FBI reported...

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PNB scam: Accused give clues to investigators

PNB scam: Accused give clues to investigators

The bank has said that the two employees arrested by police colluded with companies belonging to Modi and another jeweler Mehul Choksi, who heads jewelry retailer Gitanjali Gems Ltd ( GTGM.NS ) and ...

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Voters in the Indian state of Tripura head to the polls

Voters in the Indian state of Tripura head to the polls

The results for all the three northeastern states will be declared on March 3. He gained 76 per cent increase in assets with a net amount of Rs 1.57 crore increase above his assets when he went to the...

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FBI Alerted To YouTube 'shooter' Post Last Year

In 2015, a breakdown in the FBI's background-check system helped a white supremacist purchase a weapon and kill nine people at a historically black church in SC. Several previous mass shooters hav...

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Florida shooting is the worst so far in 2018

Florida shooting is the worst so far in 2018

Student Emma Gonzalez said shooting drills at schools could be stopped "when we have had our say with the government". Is that how much these people are worth to you, Trump? "You're the President....

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Florida school shooting: Trump slams FBI over attack

Florida school shooting: Trump slams FBI over attack

Lauderdale, the senior took to the lectern to call out the government officials who are in the National Rifle Association's pocket. The NRA did not immediately return CNN's call seeking comment. Tru...

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No shoe, socks in exam halls: Bihar Edu Min welcomes BSEB's move

No shoe, socks in exam halls: Bihar Edu Min welcomes BSEB's move

The board examinations in Bihar start from February 21. The board's idea to prevent cheating - which has been a scourge for the state - is inspired by centrally conducted examinations such as the ...

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Gorakhpur, Phoolpur Lok Sabha by-elections: BJP announces candidates

Gorakhpur, Phoolpur Lok Sabha by-elections: BJP announces candidates

Now both the seats would have triangular contest as SP and Congress have given candidature in both the seats. The Congress named its candidates for both the seats on Friday. BJP won the seat for the...

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Hillary Clinton is coming to NZ

Hillary Clinton is coming to NZ

The former First Lady and U.S. Secretary of State, 70, will head south in May as part of a tour recounting her failed 2016 election campaign. The Growth Faculty has just announced it has secured o...

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President Buhari Congratulates New South African President Ramaphosa

President Buhari Congratulates New South African President Ramaphosa

Delivering the key speech at the National Assembly in Cape Town , Ramaphosa invoked the memory of Nobel Peace Prize victor and former President Nelson Mandela while highlighting the deep divisions ...

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Huskers struggle as IL deals NU staggering defeat

Huskers struggle as IL deals NU staggering defeat

But it doesn't change anything. "Coach Miles showed us the stats before the game, and they shoot a lot better at home", Copeland said. "It might be disappointing, but at the same time, nobody's goin...

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Man dies after being dragged from NSW surf

Man dies after being dragged from NSW surf

All beaches across the Gold Coast remain closed today following a weekend of unsafe surf whipped up by ex-Tropical Cyclone Gita . More than a dozen beaches were declared off-limits, but lifesavers ...

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Presidents Day 2018: What's open, closed Monday? Banks, stores, mail, more

Presidents Day 2018: What's open, closed Monday? Banks, stores, mail, more

The President's Day holiday traces its roots to 1800 when it was set aside to honor Washington , who had died the previous year. It remained an unofficial holiday until the late 1870s when it becam...

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Lavrov dismisses reports that hundreds of Russians died in Syria as 'speculation'

Lavrov dismisses reports that hundreds of Russians died in Syria as 'speculation'

When asked to comment on the charges at the gathering in Germany, Lavrov stressed that USA officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, had in the past "denied that any country influenced results o...

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Oxfam releases Haiti prostitution scandal details as American branch distances itself

Oxfam releases Haiti prostitution scandal details as American branch distances itself

The report said Oxfam knew about the allegations and even launched an internal investigation that led to four aid workers being dismissed and three others, including van Hauwermeiren, resigning. Oxfam...

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After 2 Failures, Arrow 3 Interceptor 'Carried Out Its Mission'

After 2 Failures, Arrow 3 Interceptor 'Carried Out Its Mission'

Speaking to reporters, Moshe Patael, director of the Arrow 3 program, said that the successful test Monday would allow for further tests, with the next one scheduled to take place in Alaska later th...

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Rain returns overnight with warming temperatures

Expect lots of sunshine throughout the day, with warmer temperatures on tap. Looking only until Tuesday morning we will see about an inch to an inch and a half of rainfall with light to heavy shower...

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Tory Tuition Fee Plans Will Hurt Social Mobility, Warns Justine Greening

Tory Tuition Fee Plans Will Hurt Social Mobility, Warns Justine Greening

University tuition fees in England are high compared with elsewhere in Europe at around 9,000 pounds ($12,640) a year, and the opposition Labour Party gained support from students in last year´s elect...

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Australia politician slammed for Facebook gun photo

Australia politician slammed for Facebook gun photo

Controversial Australian MP George Christensen has been reported to police after posing with a handgun on social media. The Greens party said the conservative MP's post was "disgraceful", noting i...

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Couple who took in suspected Florida school shooter speak out

The Sun Sentinel reports that they have seen paperwork that supports Cruz's claim. Several neighbours have since reported Cruz's cruelty to animals, although the Sneads had several pets they said...

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United States to work with Turkey in Syria

United States to work with Turkey in Syria

The Syrian army could enter the Kurdish-held enclave in Afrin within the next two days after the Kurds agreed to let the Damascus government repel a Turkish offensive, Reuters news agency reported o...

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On Trudeau's Day Plan, Sabarmati Visit, Date With IIM Students: 10 Points

On Trudeau's Day Plan, Sabarmati Visit, Date With IIM Students: 10 Points

Trudeau had arrived yesterday in India for a week-long visit, during which he would hold talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on wide-ranging issues, including defence and counter-terror co...

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Winter Olympics: Kim Jong Un impersonator is Australian named Howard

Winter Olympics: Kim Jong Un impersonator is Australian named Howard

Moon elicited a much-desired invitation to Pyongyang, and he managed to get the Trump administration, which was appearing to lean toward military action, to state an interest in dialogue with North K...

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School shooting survivors demand stricter gun laws

School shooting survivors demand stricter gun laws

A 19-year-old former student, Nikolas Cruz , was arrested and charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder in relation to the attack. "He wouldn't have harmed that many students with a knife",...

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GOP Mega Donor: No More Money Without 'Assault Weapons' Ban

GOP Mega Donor: No More Money Without 'Assault Weapons' Ban

Al Hoffman Jr ., a leading donor to former President George W. Bush and Congressional Republicans, has vowed to halt all donations to the party unless leaders pass legislation to restrict access to ...

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Secret Service skirmish in Beijing over nuclear football

Secret Service skirmish in Beijing over nuclear football

Secret Service and Chinese security officials over the nuclear football. The briefcase, which allows the president to launch a nuclear attack or take other strategic measures in case of emergency, i...

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Slain MP Jo Cox's husband steps down after misconduct claims

Slain MP Jo Cox's husband steps down after misconduct claims

Cox, 39, resigned from Save the Children in 2015 after claims he had drunkenly harassed a colleague, pinning her against a wall outside a bar and grabbing her throat. Cox has denied these allegations,...

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