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German Chancellor Angela Merkel set to serve 4th term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel set to serve 4th term

Now, with both Merkel's party and the SPD facing internal calls for a programmatic reboot and the far-right Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) now the biggest opposition party in parliament, the new go...

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Tristan Thompson expected to miss multiple games with sprained ankle

Tristan Thompson expected to miss multiple games with sprained ankle

The Cavaliers' big man is one of the most durable players in the National Basketball Association. The heart of the matter. . The Wine and Gold center stepped on the heel of a Denver player in t...

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Write exams with a smile: PM Modi tells students

Write exams with a smile: PM Modi tells students

Interestingly, the total strength of Class XII students appearing this year is more than the last academic year when around 16,913 students were enrolled for the crucial examination. As per a notifica...

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'We will be meeting' with North Koreans, suggesting new openness to talks

'We will be meeting' with North Koreans, suggesting new openness to talks

Kim asked Moon to visit Pyongyang and meet her brother to discuss unification. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has sought to use the Pyeongchang Games to open dialogue between Washington and Pyon...

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Winter weather advisory issued

Winter weather advisory issued

Travel will be hard at best Monday , if not risky, especially Monday afternoon and evening. As the snow moves slowly east, it may become mixed with rain for a time. Blizzard warnings were posted ...

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U.S. trade representatives to meet in Beijing for further trade talks

U.S. trade representatives to meet in Beijing for further trade talks

However, many countries including India suspect that China has geostrategic designs behind the project, which Beijing calls purely an economic one. Removing term limits for the state president wil...

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USA aircraft carrier to make historic port call in Vietnam

USA aircraft carrier to make historic port call in Vietnam

The United States has been criticizing China for its militarization of the South China Sea, including the construction of a runway, radar and other facilities at 7 outposts on reefs in the disputed Sp...

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Tory Brexit rebellion grows, threatening May's hardline vision

Tory Brexit rebellion grows, threatening May's hardline vision

It would prevent Britain from setting its own import tariffs, killing any chance of setting up its own trade deals in goods with developed countries such as Australia and New Zealand and emerging econ...

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All Blacks Sevens to face Australia in fifth-placed playoff

All Blacks Sevens to face Australia in fifth-placed playoff

Australia lost 29-17 to South Africa in their quarter-final while New Zealand were beaten 14-10 by Fiji . Springbok Sevens captain, Philip Snyman, was proud of the combined effort of the his squa...

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UK PM May defends 'credible' Brexit plan

The UK's Prime Minister, Theresa May , has confirmed in a much anticipated speech today that the UK will be leaving the EU's Digital Single Market - but has called for a free trade agreement that c...

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United Kingdom trade chief: Staying in EU customs union would be sellout

United Kingdom trade chief: Staying in EU customs union would be sellout

So what exactly is a customs union? He compared the problems of moving goods between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland if Britain leaves the customs union to crossing London boroughs....

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China military spending quickens as Xi Jinping seeks 'world class' force

China military spending quickens as Xi Jinping seeks 'world class' force

On Sunday, the spokesman for the congress, Zhang Yesui , defended the constitutional amendment as necessary to ensure the unity of Xi's three top positions as president, leader of the Communist Party...

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Embattled Cabinet members attend White House opioid event

Embattled Cabinet members attend White House opioid event

A White House official said Trump has privately expressed interest in Singapore's policy of executing drug dealers. "The administration is going to be rolling out policy over the next three weeks, a...

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Opposition to corner Modi govt over Nirav Modi-PNB scam

Opposition to corner Modi govt over Nirav Modi-PNB scam

TDP members carried placards demanding "Special Status" for Andhra Pradesh . The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Monday after unrelenting protests by the opposition Congress over the Rs ...

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Ruling NPF edges ahead of BJP alliance

Ruling NPF edges ahead of BJP alliance

The ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) is struggling at 22 seats, according to trends available at 12:30 pm. The 25 yr long rule of Manik Sarkar led front government initially faced only a threat from...

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Philando Castile charity pays off St. Paul students' school lunch debt

Philando Castile charity pays off St. Paul students' school lunch debt

Before Philando Castile became a household name after being fatally shot by police at a traffic stop in 2016, he was known for helping students who could not afford lunch at the school where he work...

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China Boosts Defense Spending Amid Military Modernization

China Boosts Defense Spending Amid Military Modernization

But China kept its 2018 economic growth target at around 6.5 percent, said Li, the same as in 2017 despite exceeding that year's target. Reforms should focus on "international rules that have fallen b...

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Turkey detains 12 in anti-IS raids after U.S. embassy closure

Turkey detains 12 in anti-IS raids after U.S. embassy closure

The US embassy in Turkey's capital Ankara will be closed to the public on Monday due to a security threat . According to the statement, the governorate was tipped off by the U.S. There were no inci...

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Vatican treasurer in Australian court for hearing on sex offence charges

Vatican treasurer in Australian court for hearing on sex offence charges

At the end of committal hearing, Magistrate Belinda Wallington will decide whether there is enough evidence for the case to proceed to a trial in the County Court of Victoria. One of Cardinal Pell's d...

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Trump left isolated in White House

Trump left isolated in White House

Stripped of his interim top secret security clearance , stuck with a new clearance that is lower than the one the White House calligrapher enjoys, Kushner is now, according to the Washington Post , ...

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Senate elections underway in Pakistan

Senate elections underway in Pakistan

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan won six seats, which included five seats from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and one from Punjab. Unlike the last senate elections in 20...

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Germany's Social Democrats back coalition with Merkel

Germany's Social Democrats back coalition with Merkel

Ms Merkel could be sworn in as Chancellor by mid-March. The center-left Social Democratic Party, or SPD, on Sunday said about 66 percent of its members approved a coalition with the center-right b...

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Why not me? Trump jokes over Xi's lifetime presidency

Why not me? Trump jokes over Xi's lifetime presidency

China has been the main target of Trump's anger over the U.S. trade deficit since his presidential campaign, but its steel and aluminum exports to the United States are minimal. China today set its ec...

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Bill Maher Brutally Dissects The Trump Administration's Week Of Chaos

Bill Maher Brutally Dissects The Trump Administration's Week Of Chaos

These led Tuesday to the downgrading of Kushner's security clearance , the resignation of Hicks Wednesday, and the revelation Thursday that the FBI's counterintelligence unit had opened an investigat...

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Putin Says He Will 'Never' Extradite Russians Charged By Mueller

Putin Says He Will 'Never' Extradite Russians Charged By Mueller

Putin's comments in an NBC News interview airing Sunday illustrated the long odds that the Russian operatives will ever appear in US court to answer charges of running a massive, secret social media...

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0-magnitude aftershock hits Papua New Guinea

0-magnitude aftershock hits Papua New Guinea

At least three aftershocks greater than magnitude 5 struck the Southern Highlands region in the morning, including the magnitude 6.0 quake, about 600 km northwest of capital Port Moresby. Emergency de...

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Oscars 2018: Jimmy Kimmel Plays It Relatively Safe With Opening Monologue

Oscars 2018: Jimmy Kimmel Plays It Relatively Safe With Opening Monologue

Look at him, keeps his hands where he can see them, never says a rude word, and most importantly, no penis at all. "I remember a time when the major studios didn't believe a woman or a minority coul...

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Guatemala president tells AIPAC he'll move embassy to Jerusalem in May

Guatemala's Constitutional Court has rejected a local lawyer's attempt to prevent the government from moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, as the United States plans to do, a court spokesman sai...

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Florida (Wo)Man: Florida Public School Teacher Has White Nationalist Podcast

Florida (Wo)Man: Florida Public School Teacher Has White Nationalist Podcast

HuffPost reporters scoured social media posts and recordings of the " Unapologetic " podcast to dig into the views of Dayanna Volitich , or " Tiana Dalichov ", who embraced anti-Semitic conspiracy t...

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Co Armagh man (27) charged with murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe

Co Armagh man (27) charged with murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe

A man is due to appear in court in Dundalk this evening charged in connection with the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe. He wore a black coat, blue jeans and red runners during his appearanc...

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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah scores for seventh game in a row

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah scores for seventh game in a row

Jurgen Klopp's men continued their resurgence in the second half, as Sadio Mane made it 2-0 in the 55th minute after a handful of ideal passes earlier on. West Ham manager David Moyes, whose team t...

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Opioid summit held at the White House to combat national crisis

All of which raises an obvious question: "why does Jared Kushner still have a job in the White House?" Meyers continued. "He took millions in loans from companies he met with in the White House, t...

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Three Israeli Security Officers Injured In Suspected Car-Ramming Attack

Three Israeli Security Officers Injured In Suspected Car-Ramming Attack

Police say they know the identity of the driver, who is reported to be an Arab Israeli man from the town of Shfaram. The police statement came after earlier reports that attributed the attack to roa...

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Northeastern assembly poll wins help BJP shed tag of Hindi heartland party

Northeastern assembly poll wins help BJP shed tag of Hindi heartland party

The elections in 59 seats of the 60-member Assembly were held on February 18. The Chief Minister is in talks with the BJP, which is also divided on the subject. The BJP is in power in three states - A...

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Nor'easter slamming US East Coast with heavy rain, strong winds

Nor'easter slamming US East Coast with heavy rain, strong winds

As a bomb cyclone develops, the risk for coastal flooding is high, in this case in areas surrounding Boston and southern NY. "Vulnerable structures along the immediate shoreline will again be vu...

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NY Senate battles over proposed gun laws

NY Senate battles over proposed gun laws

The Democrats tried to attach four bills - including banning "bump stocks" and allowing courts to take unsafe people's weapons away - to other legislation that was up for consideration. The state Sher...

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Barnaby Joyce says he may not be baby's father

Barnaby Joyce says he may not be baby's father

Mr Joyce recently resigned as Nationals leader and deputy prime minister to sit on the Turnbull Government's backbench, after a weeks-long scandal over his affair with a former staffer. The heavily-pr...

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NAGALAND: Rio meets Governor, stake claim for Govt formation

The BJP and its new partner Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) will form the government in the state with the help of two candidates who offered their support soon after the assembly resu...

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West Virginia Teachers Continue Major Strike For Pay Raise

West Virginia Teachers Continue Major Strike For Pay Raise

Oklahoma public school teachers are planning a statewide strike for sometime in the coming weeks. West Virginia ranks 48th in the country for average teacher pay and 41st in K-12 educational achie...

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Toddler dies after shoe store mirror falls on her

Toddler dies after shoe store mirror falls on her

An outing to buy shoes at Payless ended in tragedy on Friday night when a 2-year-old girl was struck and killed by a falling mirror at the Georgia store. That's bad. Really bad'. "I just saw blood...

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