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China's top political advisory body opens annual session

China's top political advisory body opens annual session

The annual Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), headed by Mr Yu since 2013, is mostly ceremonial but created to present an image of a diverse, big-tent advisory body that includ...

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INX media PMLA case: Karti Chidambaram taken to Mumbai for questioning

INX media PMLA case: Karti Chidambaram taken to Mumbai for questioning

The arrest was made in connection with an FIR lodged on May 15 past year, alleging irregularities in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB ) clearance to INX Media for receiving overseas funds...

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Congress turned down proposal of alliance in Tripura: Mamata Banerjee

Congress turned down proposal of alliance in Tripura: Mamata Banerjee

Patro was reacting to Shah's statement in Delhi that BJP's golden period will start when it forms government in Odisha, West Bengal and Kerala. Modi also focussed on Karnataka during his speech fo...

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West Concerned Over Putin's Weapons Claims

West Concerned Over Putin's Weapons Claims

President Donald Trump has made some noise about bettering relations with Russian Federation in the past, but he has also bragged about the size of his " nuclear button " and called for the developm...

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Baldwin fires back at Trump, fuelling feud

Baldwin fires back at Trump, fuelling feud

The tweet , which appeared around 6 a.m., was actually Trump's second of the day about Baldwin. The original tweet read "Alex Baldwin, whose dieing mediocre career was saved by his impersonation of...

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Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: England's beaten 4-1 by Australia

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: England's beaten 4-1 by Australia

India dominated the first quarter as their young forwards pushed the Argentine defenders to create space in the striking circle. Talwinder Singh and debutant Sumit Kumar were impressive as they attemp...

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Korea names envoys in bid to arrange US-N. Korea talks

Korea names envoys in bid to arrange US-N. Korea talks

Inhofe disagrees. After spending last week in the Far East, he warned of continuing danger on the Korean peninsula as well as a growing Chinese influence. "We have intentions to resolve issues in a ...

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Victim of alleged rape was naked with Jackson in bed, court hears

Victim of alleged rape was naked with Jackson in bed, court hears

He said that earlier in the night, in the living room of Paddy Jackson's house, she had tried to kiss him. Mr Olding told a detective constable he had no recollection of the woman saying "no, plea...

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Emergency services assess damage from major snow storm

Emergency services assess damage from major snow storm

An orange snow-ice warning is in operation in Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal , Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo. Do not take to the roads as visibility is very poor and expected to deteriorate. Gritting ...

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Police arrest MI college student suspected of killing parents

Police arrest MI college student suspected of killing parents

Local and state authorities were assisting campus police in investigating the shooting and searching for the gunman. Central Michigan University said those planning to come to campus to pick up stud...

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Trump Meets With NRA Leader After POTUS Suggests Seizing Guns

Trump Meets With NRA Leader After POTUS Suggests Seizing Guns

He wants police to be able to confiscate guns from mentally ill people, although that would be constitutionally dubious. At a meeting with lawmakers this week, the president had turned some head...

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Bautista Agut beats Pouille in Dubai final

Bautista Agut beats Pouille in Dubai final

The Frenchman, who was on the receiving end of a similarly bitter defeat to Karen Khachanov in Marseille last week , led by a break in the second set but his inconsistency from the ground allowed Bau...

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Iran not to negotiate missile program unless US, Europe destroy nukes

Iran not to negotiate missile program unless US, Europe destroy nukes

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is expected to arrive in Iran for an official visit Monday, during which he is expected to raise Iran's missile program. "It is the Islamic Republic of Iran ...

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5 dead as storm brings wind, floods and snow to US Northeast

5 dead as storm brings wind, floods and snow to US Northeast

The lower the pressure, the more powerful the storm . In Scituate, town officials were "strongly encouraging" residents living along to coast and off low-lying roads to get to higher ground, acco...

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German SPD minister expects 60 percent party support for coalition

German SPD minister expects 60 percent party support for coalition

The result of the postal ballot is due on Sunday. "I expect around 60 percent (approval)". Manfred Weber, deputy leader of the Bavarian CSU, sister party to Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), also ...

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Grand Canyon Crash: Newlywed Groom's Parents Sue Over Tragedy

Grand Canyon Crash: Newlywed Groom's Parents Sue Over Tragedy

The scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon, Arizona, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Media outlets in the United Kingdom and the USA have reported that Mr Udall's parents, Philip and M...

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Teenager jailed for life for planned terror attack on Justin Bieber gig

Teenager jailed for life for planned terror attack on Justin Bieber gig

Another image was captioned: "Oh my Islamic state brothers you are the role models of these worlds". His password for Instagram was "Truck Attack". One post alluded directly to a terror attack. His ...

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European Union promises firm response to USA steel tariffs

European Union promises firm response to USA steel tariffs

By 1230 BST, the EUROSTOXX 600 had lost 1.49%, while the EUROSTOXX 50 was 1.62% in the red. Such concerns sparked a broad sell-off in Europe, weighingparticularly on the export-oriented German DAX i...

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Conway Middle School student arrested after threatening teacher, report says

Conway Middle School student arrested after threatening teacher, report says

Chandler police have arrested a 16-year-old for plotting to commit acts of violence at Chandler High School. On Friday, March 2, 2018, at around 1:00 PM Deputies were investigating an incident at Hi...

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Three charged over fatal blast at Leicester shop

Three charged over fatal blast at Leicester shop

Ali, of Drake Close, Oldham, Hassan, of Eld Road, Coventry, and Kurd, of Hillary Place, Leicester , are due to appear in custody at Leicester Magistrates'... Five people died in the blast and Wedne...

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How should Tibetans prepare for a long-term Xi Jinping?

How should Tibetans prepare for a long-term Xi Jinping?

The person said Liu He told a round-table of executives, including former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, that he would take charge of China's economic reform efforts later this month and sought a li...

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Northeast getting slammed with heavy rain, snow from nor'easter

Northeast getting slammed with heavy rain, snow from nor'easter

Heavy rain, intermittent snow and high winds with gusts exceeding 50 miles per hour are expected as the storm moves up the Eastern seaboard, beginning in NY and CT on Thursday evening. This ultima...

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Trump says North Korea talks only under 'right conditions'

Trump says North Korea talks only under 'right conditions'

The Trump administration has imposed new unilateral sanctions to pressure North Korea, such as by suspending maritime, trading and other companies engaged in maritime smuggling from conducting dollar-...

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North-east USA braces for storm-driven flood

North-east USA braces for storm-driven flood

The winds also brought down power lines, leaving around 2 million people in the cold and dark Saturday , mainly in Pennsylvania , Massachusetts , New York , Maryland and Virginia , according to...

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Lebanese PM visits Saudi Arabia in pursuit of

Lebanese PM visits Saudi Arabia in pursuit of "best ties"

Cairo supports Riyadh in its fight against Iran-backed Houthi militants in Yemen and previous year joined a Saudi-led boycott of Gulf state Qatar and agreed to hand over two Red Sea islands to ...

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RANN ATTACK: UN recalls humanitarian workers, confirms killing of 8 personnel

RANN ATTACK: UN recalls humanitarian workers, confirms killing of 8 personnel

MSF, one of a few humanitarian organizations active in the volatile Borno State , says it had treated nine people wounded from the raid. She added that the abductors confirmed to her that the gir...

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Shubhankar Sharma leads in Mexico as Paul Dunne struggles

Shubhankar Sharma leads in Mexico as Paul Dunne struggles

Making his World Golf Championships debut, Sharma opened with a round of 65 on Thursday and stormed home in 31 to follow up with a five under par 66. Several of those big boys were lurking close, wi...

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Tripura, Nagaland victories endorsement of Modi's leadership: Amit Shah

Tripura, Nagaland victories endorsement of Modi's leadership: Amit Shah

The state, which was held by the CPM and the Left Front for the last 25 years, crumbled under the saffron surge. "I feel the results in the three states are signs of the results in coming polls in Kar...

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19-year-old MI college student suspected of killing parents arrested

19-year-old MI college student suspected of killing parents arrested

Klaus said Davis was taken to a hospital Thursday night by campus police because of a drug-related health problem, possibly an overdose. Klaus said video at the dorm suggested that Davis had fled on...

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Mylan (MYL) PT Set at $54.00 by UBS Group

BT Investment Management Ltd acquired a new position in shares of Mylan in the third quarter worth $142,000. Pzena Investment Management LLC now owns 22,721,384 shares of the company's stock worth $...

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Amtrak service suspended from DC to Boston due to powerful windstorm

Amtrak service suspended from DC to Boston due to powerful windstorm

The passenger railway service pointed to "multiple weather-related issues" for the move, which temporarily suspends service between Washington, D.C. and Boston, Massachusetts due to "inclement weather...

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Trump Talks Up Death Penalty For Drug Dealers

Trump also said Thursday that the us needs to get tough with drug dealers. And drugs are a similar but different problem in the sense that we have pushers, and we have drug dealers that don't - I m...

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North Korea's Olympic Wins Were Diplomatic, Not Athletic

North Korea's Olympic Wins Were Diplomatic, Not Athletic

Viewers were impressed by North Korea's smiling cheerleading troupe, nicknamed the "Army of Beauties", though during Olympics their movements were carefully monitored by officials from both the Nort...

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U.S. student 'kills parents in dorm room'

U.S. student 'kills parents in dorm room'

WGN-TV in Chicago has confirmed that Davis graduated from Plainfield Central High School near Chicago and that his father is a part-time police officer in the Village of Bellwood, Illinois. He was ...

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Gunshots Reportedly Fired Near White House, Says US Secret Service

Gunshots Reportedly Fired Near White House, Says US Secret Service

Secret Service. The Secret Service tweeted about noon Saturday that personnel are responding and a person " allegedly suffered a self-inflicted gun shot wound along the north fence line" of the Whi...

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Storm lashing US Northeast kills at least five

Storm lashing US Northeast kills at least five

In Putnam Valley, New York , an 11-year-old boy was killed when a tree crashed into his home , WPIX television reported, citing Putnam County sheriff's deputies. The storm, which battered residents ...

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Thousands march for slain Slovak journalist who probed corruption

Thousands march for slain Slovak journalist who probed corruption

Organisers estimated that around 25,000 people gathered in the capital Bratislava on Friday evening, while thousands met in a dozen other cities and towns across the European Union and North Atlantic ...

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High winds, flooding lash US Northeast, one person killed

This one is expected to last through early Saturday. Only twice in the last century has a high tide in Boston Harbor topped 15 feet - during the blizzard of 1978 and January 4, during a savage sto...

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At opioid summit, Trump suggests dealers should get the death penalty

Still looming over most of the summit was the recent turbulence and controversies across the administration. Seeing tragedies such as this will cause us to redouble our efforts, she concluded. Trump...

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All set for Senate election on Saturday

All set for Senate election on Saturday

Unofficial and provisional results have started pouring in after the polling time ended for elections to 52 seats of the Senate on Saturday. Each provincial assembly will elect seven senators on g...

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