Turkish troops and allies say they've begun siege of Syria's Afrin

As Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch on January 20 to remove the PKK-linked Democratic Union Party (PYD) terrorist group and its armed wing People's Protection Units (YPG) from Afrin district in northwestern Syria, official social media accoun... More..

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With immigration on his mind, Trump heads to California
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

With immigration on his mind, Trump heads to California

Trump will make his first visit to the city Tuesday to examine eight border wall prototypes . The president also will speak with immigration enforcement officials and with Marines at Marine Corps Air Stat...More..

Uttar Pradesh bypolls: 43 percent turnout in Gorakhpur; 37.39 percent in Phulpur
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Uttar Pradesh bypolls: 43 percent turnout in Gorakhpur; 37.39 percent in Phulpur

Rai, also Lok Sabha MP from Ujjiarpur, allegedly said that "if the RJD candidate Sarfaraj Alam wins the poll, Araria would become a hub of ISI [Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence]". The Congress had nominat...More..

Patient's Leg Used As Pillow: Human Rights Body Notice To UP Government
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Patient's Leg Used As Pillow: Human Rights Body Notice To UP Government

Horrifying footage shows Ghanshyam, 28, sleeping on a hospital bench after being rushed to the emergency ward of Maharani Laxmibai Jhansi Medical College in Uttar Pradesh. Four members of staff at an Indian hos...More..

Saudi general 'may have been tortured to death'
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Saudi general 'may have been tortured to death'

According to the New York Times , some of the powerful detainees may have suffered abuse at the hands of their captors as they were coerced into agreements to hand over billions of dollars to the Saudi governm...More..

Trump Previously Asked Stormy Daniels to Move Into His Florida Trump Tower
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Trump Previously Asked Stormy Daniels to Move Into His Florida Trump Tower

According to Clifford's letter , the offer to return the money will expire Tuesday at noon, NBC News reported. He added that Daniels told Trump she didn't want to move to NY because she was planning on...More..

Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker says United Kingdom will 'regret' decision
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker says United Kingdom will 'regret' decision

If you made a decision to jettison, leave behind, the common agreements and rules then you have to accept that things can not remain what they are ... Accepting an "off-the-shelf" deal, would, she said , "mean...More..

1 officer killed, another wounded in barricade situation
by | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

1 officer killed, another wounded in barricade situation

Both officers were transported to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, where Casillas died. The Pomona Purpose Church held a prayer vigil for Casillas at 6 p.m. LASD crisis negotiators tried repeatedly to p...More..

Dabbawalas, Mumbaikars provide food to protesting farmers
by | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Dabbawalas, Mumbaikars provide food to protesting farmers

Hundreds of tribals and farmers joined the march under the leadership of senior Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Ashok Dhavale and Ajit Navale, the president of the Kisan Sabha . Subhash Talekar, the spok...More..

PM Modi for concessional, less-risky finances for solar projects
by | Monday, March 12, 2018

PM Modi for concessional, less-risky finances for solar projects

France had already committed 300m euros to the initiative when it co-founded with India a global alliance in 2015 to unlock new cash for solar projects in sunny yet poor nations . Towards this, the ISA has set...More..

China Minister Says Trade War Would Bring 'Disaster' to World
by | Monday, March 12, 2018

China Minister Says Trade War Would Bring 'Disaster' to World

He said that would only bring disaster to China and the United States and the rest of the world. "Nobody wants to fight a trade war, and everyone knows fighting one harms others and does not benefit oneself"....More..

Trump Disputes Times Report on His Legal Team
by | Monday, March 12, 2018

Trump Disputes Times Report on His Legal Team

The Times' report said Cobb has told friends he does not expect to remain in his job for much longer. Instead, he attacked Haberman, who has interviewed him multiple times , as "a Hillary flunky" who "knows...More..

Penn State basketball misses 2018 NCAA Tournament bid
by | Monday, March 12, 2018

Penn State basketball misses 2018 NCAA Tournament bid

Penn State basketball did not hear its named called during the NCAA Tournament selection show Sunday evening. The Nittany Lions' best wins came against Ohio State, three victories in the highest tier as estab...More..

Spy poisoning is latest in string of suspicious cases in UK
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Spy poisoning is latest in string of suspicious cases in UK

It explained that the counterterrorism division had requested assistance from the military to "remove a number of vehicles and objects from the scene". "There may be some clues floating around in here", he said...More..

China advises US-North Korea to initiate denuclearisation talks
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

China advises US-North Korea to initiate denuclearisation talks

He cautiously welcomed Seoul's announcement that Pyongyang had offered to hold denuclearisation talks with the United States in return for security guarantees. "China will take necessary measures in the event...More..

Northeast Poll Wins Have Helped Unite Country: PM Modi
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Northeast Poll Wins Have Helped Unite Country: PM Modi

While addressing swearing-in ceremony at the Assam Rifles ground in Agartala , he said, " The central government will provide you full support in the march towards development with the motto of cooperative fed...More..

Trump getting Washington military parade
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Trump getting Washington military parade

The event will integrate with D.C.'s annual Veterans Day Parade and run from the White House to the Capitol, where the president will observe from a viewing area surrounded by veterans and Medal of Honor reci...More..

Former Cop Accused Of Beating, Using Taser On Jaywalker
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Former Cop Accused Of Beating, Using Taser On Jaywalker

Hickman also struck him and shocked him with a stun gun and put him in a chokehold, according to city documents. The city of Asheville has filed a petition with Buncombe County Superior Court for the formal ...More..

Australia steels for Trump tariff decision
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Australia steels for Trump tariff decision

USA president Donald Trump has imposed controversial tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminium in retaliation to what he has called "unfair trade". The presidency has no inherent autho...More..

India allows 'living wills' for terminally ill
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

India allows 'living wills' for terminally ill

Right to life includes right to die with dignity . Her plight prompted the Supreme Court to decide in 2011 that life support can be removed for some terminally ill patients in certain circumstances. The co...More..

SIT to probe Naveen's 'links' with ultra-right
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

SIT to probe Naveen's 'links' with ultra-right

Six months after the murder of Lankesh, Karnataka police arrested alleged gunrunner KT Naveen Kumar , who was taken into police custody on March 2 for interrogation in connection with the case. "Lankesh in t...More..

False information travels 6 times faster than the truth on Twitter
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

False information travels 6 times faster than the truth on Twitter

They found that lies spread faster, farther, deeper and more broadly than the truth-even when they factored out the influence of the bots . Although considerable attention has been paid to anecdotal analys...More..

Stephen Curry leaves game vs. Spurs with ankle injury
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Stephen Curry leaves game vs. Spurs with ankle injury

The worries became pronounced when Curry hunched over more in pain. Fortunately for the Warriors , they relied on plenty of depth in Kevin Durant's productivity (37 points ), JaVale McGee's highlight reels ...More..

Red Cross: Check Smoke Detectors During Time Change Weekend
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

Red Cross: Check Smoke Detectors During Time Change Weekend

Dust can get into a detector's sensors, making them less effective, so all smoke detectors - even hard-wired ones - should be replaced every 10 years. It conducts a consequential analysis of past, Smoke Alarms...More..

Karnataka's new flag unfurled
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

Karnataka's new flag unfurled

If adopted with clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Karnataka will be the second state after Kashmir to have an official state flag. At the heart of the flag is the official emblem of the sta...More..

More than 900 killed in assault on Syria's Ghouta
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

More than 900 killed in assault on Syria's Ghouta

The military campaign has killed more than 900 civilians since it began on February 18, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor. Syrians children receive treatment for ...More..

USA special counsel probes Seychelles meeting with Russian
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

USA special counsel probes Seychelles meeting with Russian

Schiff, Calif., said he wants the panel to also speak with George Nader , a Lebanese American businessman who helped organize the meeting in the Seychelles, as his reported version of events "is obviously at...More..

Air India route gets Saudi overflight okay, Israeli PM says
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Air India route gets Saudi overflight okay, Israeli PM says

President Donald Trump . Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday claimed that Saudi Arabia had approved flights by Air India , the national airline in India, to cross over Saudi airspace, but ...More..

French FM Visits Iran to Talk Ballistic Missiles and Syria
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

French FM Visits Iran to Talk Ballistic Missiles and Syria

Last month, French President Emmanuel Macron said that a " mechanism of sanctions and control " should be developed to " monitor " Iran's ballistic missile program. Still, Le Drian told The Times of Israel ...More..

Jeff Sessions Announces Lawsuit Against California Over Immigration Sanctuary Status
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Jeff Sessions Announces Lawsuit Against California Over Immigration Sanctuary Status

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressing a meeting of the Alliance of California Law Enforcement, flanked by U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California McGregor Scott (left) and former Sacrame...More..