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President Trump mocks Jared Kushner at annual dinner

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In the midst of a joke-filled monologue at a dinner with journalists, President Donald Trump suggested on Saturday that the United States will be meeting with North Korea but has told Pyongyang it must first "denuke". I'm a NY icon, you're a NY icon. Another target was former chief strategist Steven Bannon: "That guy leaked more than the Titanic ". He called Fox News the "fourth branch of government". Read More »

Merkel gets go-ahead to form German coalition government

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But it is surely the beginning of the end. A majority "yes" vote means Merkel would remain chancellor of Europe's largest economy for a fourth term, after 12 years in office as one of the continent's dominant politicians. The hard process of attempting to form a government has resulted in additional expenses for the SPD, including for the special party congress to get the green light to even enter into negotiations with the conservatives. Read More »

Roger Bannister dies, aged 88

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By then Bannister was having trouble walking, let alone running, after revealing he was suffering from Parkinson's disease. "He banked his treasure in the hearts of his friends", they added, in a statement published by the Press Association news agency. Read More »

Obire Congratulates APC NEC, Delta Exco Over Tenure Extension

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Yari said such an extension could be effective with a constitutional amendment, which only a National Convention could do. However, some chieftains of the party said the decision to extend the tenure of the National Working Committee of the party was taken in the best interest of all and will not generate any controversy. Read More »

Mayawati's BSP May join hands With Samajwadi Party Ahead Of UP Bypolls

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Yogi Adityanath , 45, who was picked boss pastor of UP, had won the Gorakhpur Lok Sabha situate five successive circumstances. Bypolls in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha constituencies were necessitated after Yogi Adityanath and his deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya vacated the following their election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council. Read More »

White House on lock-down as man shoots self

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump were at Mar-a-Lago in Florida, at the time and are scheduled to return to Washington on Saturday afternoon for the annual Gridiron Club Dinner. "Our natural death squad is on the scene". "I refer you to the Secret Service for any more information". It happened in an area between the Lafayette Square park and the White House that is popular among pedestrians who use it as a cut-through or as a place to take pictures or protest. Read More »

RCAF Life Raft Lands In Woman's Bed

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The military helicopter was making its way back to United States Coast Guard Air Station Miami in Opa Locka, Florida, when the raft fell from the helicopter, according to the RCAF. There has so far been no explanation from the RCAF about how the raft came loose from the CH-146, a militarized Bell 412. "Fortunately, the occupant narrowly escaped disaster and suffered minor injuries", Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Capt. Read More »

Alec Baldwin Talks Gun Control as Trump in SNL Cold Open

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What's more , Trump calls for the sketch series to resurrect its former Trump impressionist Darrell Hammond. The actor's performance as Donald Trump comes on the heels of a Twitter fight with the actual president himself, who insulted Baldwin's acting chops, tweeting that his "dying mediocre career was saved by his bad impersonation of me on SNL ". Read More »

Respect people's mandate: Mukul Sangma to BJP

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It is just a matter of two hours, you will come to know everything, who will be the leader. "We have already met the governor and handed him a letter to request him to invite the Congress being the single largest party", Nath told the agency. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi a non-serious leader, abandoned his party: Giriraj Singh

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday ended 25 years of uninterrupted rule of the CPIM-led Left Front in Tripura. "The government will be formed by the party that gets the support of (majority of) MLAs", he said. He said the "lotus" will now bloom in Karnataka, Kerala, West Bengal and Odisha, thanks to the development-oriented policies of the prime minister and his good governance, and the guidance of the party chief Amit Shah. Read More »

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Acquires 527894 Shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (NYSE:XOM)

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Wright Investors Service Inc who had been investing in Exxon Mobil Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $321.06 billion market cap company. Kentucky Retirement Insur Fund owns 112,043 shares for 1.63% of their portfolio. Headlines about Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Read More »

Pari banned in Pakistan for promoting 'anti-Muslim sentiments'

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Pakistan's Express Tribune quoted a senior member of the Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC) saying that the Bollywood movie was deemed as promoting black magic and anti-Muslim sentiment. How do we explain why they would think of Pari as anti-Islamic? Anushka Sharma portrays the role of a possessed girl Rukhsana in the film. "We as a responsible production feel very strongly about causing offence to any community. Read More »

China to take actions if U.S. harms trade relations

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Early this week, Beijing rushed its top diplomat Yang Jiechi followed by Chinese President Xi Jinping's economic advisor Liu He to the U.S. to pacify the Trump administration to avert a "trade war" between the two countries. Zhang said repealing term limits was necessary to preserve unified leadership, since Xi's other two titles - party leader and military chief - don't face similar restrictions. Read More »

China Pig Feed King Says US Trade War Will Hurt

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Yet, with the surplus in China's favour proving an itch that US President Donald Trump can not stop scratching in his bid to achieve what he calls "fair and reciprocal" trade relationships - in real speak meaning they conform to his "America first" mantra for the voters - trade tensions between the world's two largest economies have been on the rise. Read More »

North Korea slams U.S. for attaching preconditions for talks

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The United States is due to start joint military exercises with South Korea in early April, a South Korean presidential security adviser said this week according to Yonhap news agency - the latest in a series of military drills that North Korea regards as a threat. Read More »

Shocking video shows Syrian kids escape militants' fire in East Ghouta

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In the village of Al-Wafideen, the Syrian authorities and the Russian center for reconciliation of warring sides created conditions for civilians evacuating along the only humanitarian corridor connecting Damascus and Eastern Ghouta . Russian Federation does not now hold a seat on the council - which has 47 members rotating on three-year terms - but it took the floor as an observer state to condemn the text, as did the Damascus government. Read More »

Karti Chidambaram taken to Mumbai for enquiry

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The Central Bureau of Investigation official said that Karti left for Mumbai at 8 am, in an Air India flight. The agency arrested him for not cooperating in its investigation into the INX Media case . Karti will be brought face-to-face with key accusers Indrani and Peter Mukerjea at the Byculla jail where the couple is awaiting trial in the murder case of Indrani's daughter Sheena Bora. Read More »

Polls back deal with Social Democrats to give Merkel her fourth term

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A volunteer works at a machine which automatically opens envelopes with the ballots of SPD members, at the party's headquarters in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, March 3, 2018. The SPD initially planned to stay in opposition, but agreed to negotiate with Merkel's conservatives after talks with the pro-business Free Democrats (FD) and the environmentalist Greens on a three-way tie-up collapsed in November. Read More »

Storm spares California area previously struck by mudslides

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Heather Turping was snowboarding with her boyfriend when she heard someone scream " Avalanche! ". "It was massive", she said . Forecasters say the cold front will bring snow to the foothill areas of the Sierra as low as 3,500 feet (1,066 meters) before moving south. Read More »

Vandalized Las Vegas billboard says 'Shoot a School Kid'

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According to its website INDECLINE is a collective made up of "full-time rebels and activists", photographers, filmmakers and graffiti artists. The billboard was designed for Battlefield Vegas, a shooting range in the city of the US state of Nevada, showing a machine gun and an advertising sentence "Shoot a 50 Caliber Only $29 (29 USA dollars)". Read More »

Modi's BJP leads in India's northeast regional elections

The BJP alliance is ahead in 43 seats, while the Left front leads in 16 seats in Tripura. The stunning saffron surge in the northeast on Saturday decimated the Left in Tripura - one of its last two citadels - with the BJP ousting the CPI-M from power after 25 long years and looking to form a coalition government in Nagaland while eyeing power in Meghalaya with the help from anti-Congress parties. Read More »

Putin on United States election meddling: Show us the evidence

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Putin is running for reelection in mid-March on a platform that emphasizes his strength as a leader . "US defence capabilities are and will remain second to none, and now because of the new defence budget of $700 billion our military will be far stronger than ever, " Sanders said. Read More »

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

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He added Iran will not let interference in its affairs. "It's our right to decide how we should defend ourselves, either by missiles or other defensive weapons", ISNA quoted him as saying in a Farsi report. Earlier on Saturday, a senior Iranian military commander said the Islamic Republic would hold no negotiations over its missile program unless the U.S. Read More »

Maurice Hurst diagnosed with heart condition at Scouting Combine

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A projected first-round National Football League pick from the University of MI may have his dreams stalled after he was diagnosed with a heart condition at the National Football League combine. But at this point, his draft status is completely up in the air. According to Ian Rapoport of The NFL Network, Hurst is heading home for further testing. Read More »

S Korea envoys to visit N Korea on Monday

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The 10-member group will also include Vice Unification Minister Chun Hae-sung, who has been working at the center of the inter-Korean conversations since January. The delegation plans to discuss ways to improve inter-Korean relations and create an environment in which North Korea and the United States can start a dialogue for denuclearization during their two-day visit. Read More »

Saudi crown prince to visit Egypt ahead of US, Britain…

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The government source said on Thursday that Prince Mohammed's choice of Egypt for his maiden overseas trip as crown prince "reaffirms Saudi-Egyptian cooperation at the highest level". Saudi and Egyptian officials say the islands belong to the kingdom and were only under Egyptian control because Riyadh had asked Cairo in 1950 to protect them. Read More »

Texas Wesleyan Fires Baseball Coach for Comments on Colorado Players, Marijuana

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CBS Denver also notes that a violation of a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics rule was discovered, unrelated to the email/recruiting issue. The potential recruit, Gavin Bell , sent a letter expressing interest in Texas Wesleyan. Gavin Bell never expected, or intended for his email from the Texas Wesleyan baseball coach to spread like wildfire across the internet. Read More »

PD: 2 shot at Central Michigan University; suspect on the loose

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The Governor of Michigan Rick Snyder has said: "I am in constant contact with Michigan State Police as they work with local law enforcement to determine what has occurred at Central Michigan University ". A woman whose son was in the dorm when his roommate at Central Michigan University allegedly shot and killed his parents Friday morning shared what her son experienced. Read More »

Trump, Pence 'don't want gun control,' NRA's chief lobbyist says after meeting

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Mr. Cox tweeted Thursday night it was a "great meeting " with Mr. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence . Then at a Wednesday meeting with lawmakers, Trump veered onto ground that even Democrats don't typically wander into, calling for expanded background checks, suggesting that some people should have their guns seized without any due process, criticizing a Republican legislator for fearing the NRA, and even entertaining a full assault weapons ban. Read More »

Jury selection likely to drag on in Pulse shooting trial

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Jury selection began yesterday in the trial of the widow of the Orlando Pulse shooter, almost two years after the slaughter at the gay Florida nightclub that left 49 dead and scores wounded. Prosecutors and defense attorneys will likely use this information in different ways in the trial. Salman was hours away at the couple's home in Ft. Read More »

Bautista Agut claims Dubai title

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The result prevented number 15 Pouille from moving into the world top 10 for the first time. Pouille, who won in Montpellier and lost in the final of Marseille in the past three weeks, will take on third-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut , who ended the dream run of Tunisian wildcard Malek Jaziri 6-3, 6-4. Read More »

High winds, flooding lash US Northeast, one person killed

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Gusts up to 63 miles per hour have buffeted Boston-Logan Airport, and trees have been downed in many parts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania , Ohio, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina. This one is expected to last through early Saturday. Flood waters will be very slow to recede between high-tide cycles. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said, "March is coming in like a lion". Read More »

At Tadoba Reserve, Tense Face-Off Between Tiger And Bear Caught On Camera

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To protect herself and her cub, the mother bear fought back viciously. The only thing that apparently saved the mother bear here was her thick fur, which made it very hard for the tiger to get a grip. She wins paws down! Both the animals were seen charging each other. The irritated tiger let out a warning roar, jumped out of the pond and attacked the "trespasser" duo. Read More »