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Alt-right supporter of Richard Spencer charged after pointing gun at protesters

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Two months earlier, a 20-year-old man said by law enforcement to harbor Nazi sympathies drove his vehicle into a crowd of counter-protesters after white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia , killing a 32-year-old woman. The university initially denied Spencer's request to speak on campus, but was eventually forced to allow it after Spencer sued. Protesters shouted "Nazis go home", among other chants. Read More »

Charity Commission receives 80 cases in wake of Oxfam sex scandal

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The Charity Commission, which regulates charities in England and Wales, said 26 of the 179 organisations had made 80 "serious incident" reports. The worldwide development secretary, Penny Mordaunt , asked delegates at a safeguarding summit today to come up with measures to ensure whistleblowers and survivors of exploitation or abuse are given counselling and support. Read More »

BJP's blind quest for power superseding stability of northeast: Congress

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Though with 21 seats, Congress emerged as the single largest party in Meghalaya and met the governor last night to convey that it should be invited first to form the government, and was in talks with UDP-HSPDP combine besides NCP and others for a possible arrangement, the UDP finally made a decision to side with the NPP following negotiations led by the BJP's NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma in state capital Shillong. Read More »

Report claims Russian Federation influenced Trump's rejection of Romney as secretary of state

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Instead of receiving thanks from that grateful ally, Steele is embroiled in an American political saga that he predicted he would "take to my grave", Mayer wrote, adding that Steele is more Paul Revere than Benedict Arnold. On Monday, when Meyer's article became available online, the New York Times ran a lament about the Global Engagement Center, the State Department propaganda shop set up under former President Barack Obama , which had reportedly been allocated $120 million in 2016 to ... Read More »

BJP ally in Tripura demands separate state for tribals

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Newly elected MLAs of the BJP and its ally IPFT in Tripura will meet here on March 6 (tomorrow) to elect their leader. The BJP and the IPFT, he said, had fought the elections in an alliance with the sole target of defeating the CPI-M and it was achieved. Read More »

Infant, toddler killed when auto slams into them in crosswalk

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Councilman Brad Lander, whose office is at the intersection, said the children were just 2 and 4 years old. The mom was out walking with her children, pushing one in a stroller, when a female driver in a white Volvo struck rammed into them in a crosswalk in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn around 12:40 p.m., the New York Post reported. Read More »

Naga governor asks Neiphiu Rio to form government

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Former CM Rio said his group has the support of 32 MLAs. The party has declared that if it gets the majority together with its allies, it will form the government. Zeliang also informed Acharya that within 2 days time he may go to Delhi and discuss with the BJP central leaders. Press bureau explained that after NPF emerged as the single largest party, Zeliang submitted to Nagaland Governor, the pre-poll alliance letters of the NPP and JD (U) and that the governor, in all fairness, had ... Read More »

Trump's DACA Deadline Is Today, Here's Why It Doesn't Matter

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The Department of Justice made a rare, direct request to the Supreme Court to hear the case, but the court ruled last week that it must go through the regular appeals process. "I will keep fighting to overcome the gamesmanship of President Trump and Republicans in Congress and provide these young Americans with the protection and certainty they deserve". Read More »

Russian spy critically ill in United Kingdom after 'unknown substance' exposure

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Wiltshire Police have now officially linked the incident to a medical emergency in The Maltings yesterday. The hospital had re-opened by Monday afternoon. British media say a former Russian spy is in critical condition on Monday after being exposed to an "unknown substance". The incident - the cause of which has not yet been confirmed - triggered a "multi-agency response", the Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust said. Read More »

Parrikar to travel overseas for medical treatment

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He is likely to be shifted to the USA for further treatment by Tuesday evening, official sources said. He was discharged on 1 March and was attending to urgent office files and matters from his residence, according to the CMO official cited above. Read More »

Army guns down top JeM terrorist, mastermind of Sunjuwan attacks

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Srinagar ( Jammu and Kashmir ) [India] March 05 (ANI): Indian Army on Monday gunned down the mastermind behind Sunjuwan terror attack in which five army soldiers were killed. Waqas's killing comes after the elimination of the terror group's operational commander Noor Mohammed Tantrey in the same area on 17 December. His successor too has now been killed. Read More »

Seventh set of remains linked to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur

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So-called serial killer Bruce McArthur hasn't been trailed for the seventh case of murder yet, according to an official. Forensic investigators discovered dismembered remains in the bottom of large planters after searching a property at Mallory Crescent in midtown Toronto that was linked to McArthur. Read More »

Trump's Steel Tariff Could Affect Defense Shipbuilders

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President Donald Trump's announcement that he'll impose stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminum has labor unions and liberal Democrats in the unusual position of applauding his approach. "He heard all sides and made a decision - a courageous, tough decision - and I think it's the right decision". Mr. Navarro said there would be "an exemption procedure" for specific instances where foreign steel was necessary for US business. Read More »

US, South Korea to begin negotiations on sharing military costs

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President Trump, speaking at Saturday's Gridiron dinner with the press, said the US will be meeting with North Korea after it will "denuke". The discussions will deal with how to promote peace on the Korean Peninsula, improve ties between the Koreas and foster an environment to realize the resumption of talks between Pyongyang and Washington , South Korean President Moon Jae-in's office said. Read More »

China is increasing its military spending by almost 10%

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That would leave the People's Liberation Army's strength at around 2 million troops. Zhang Yesui, a vice foreign minister and spokesman for the party Congress, said China's defense spending was still lower than that of other major countries on a per capita basis. Read More »

New report details list of Trump officials Robert Mueller is going after

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According to the subpoena, the request covers materials from major campaign staff including Steve Bannon and attorney Roger Stone , NBC News reported. That's five months after Trump announced his presidential campaign. Price pointed out that the inclusion of Roger Stone , who worked with the campaign only briefly and had no subsequent role in the White House - but was found to have communicated with WikiLeaks - may indicate the subpoena is not about questions of obstruction of ... Read More »

Manik Sarkar resigns as Tripura chief minister

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This adds up to 31 seats - over half the number required to form a government in a House of 60 seats. In Nagaland , the BJP is in government with the NPF and yet fought and election in alliance with opposition party NDPP, the Congress leader said. Read More »

Rio, Zeliang meet Governor in Nagaland

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State Governor P B Acharya gave both the leaders 48 hours time to submit the signatures of the MLAs supporting them. Meanwhile, Nagaland BJP president Visasolie Lhoungu has sent a letter to the Nagaland governor and said that BJP extends its support to pre-poll alliance partner NDPP in the formation of new government in Nagaland. Read More »

CBSE class X, XII board examinations begins today

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The decision to bring back the old examination system has put students under pressure as now they will be judged based on how they reproduce their year-long learning on five standardised papers. Internet access is not allowed. A total of 4,510 and 2,846 differently-abled candidates have registered for Classes 10 and 12 exams. Here are a few tips before you take the important exams. Read More »

Senate to hold Saturday session on school safety

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NRA executive director Chris Cox tweeted Thursday night following that meeting that Mr. Trump will not pursue gun control. Other gun restrictions included in the bill stand in the way of some Republican's support. Lee, a former Senate president, said lawmakers have consensus on two issues -- keeping guns out of the hands of mentally ill people and school hardening. Read More »

Windy storm to hit the region early this week

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That energy will help lead to the development of an intensifying area of low pressure near the Northeast coastline. Winter must want to remind us that it's still here and can still make a mess. The area of low pressure will track offshore of coastal ME and towards Nova Scotia. The Twin Cities are expecting heavy snowfall tomorrow night. Snow is expected through Monday night in the Upper Midwest. Read More »

Authorities: 2 troopers seriously hurt after being struck by drunk driver

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Two New York State Troopers were hurt responding to an early morning auto crash on I-90. After striking the Troop auto, Neumann's vehicle continued and struck both troopers and tow truck operator Jeffery Waite Sr., police said. When North Greenbush Police Department responded to the scene, they found the injured Troopers and tow truck drivers. He was arraigned in the town of North Greenbush court. Read More »

China justifies scrapping of two-term presidential limit

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The budget deficit target cut was the first in years, suggesting Beijing will be more watchful of fiscal spending as China advances its fight against financial risks. The move to remove the term limits has sparked a debate around the world and even in China over its implications. By tradition since the early 1990s, one person has held all three posts at the same time. Read More »

Five police officers killed as Al Shabaab hits hard

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The attackers managed to set ablaze one of the camps and destroyed a nearby Safaricom Communication mast rendering the area out of GSM reach. Abdile, the IG's office informed, fled to Somalia with his fellow attackers but assured "we are hot on their trail", after reporting that an unknown number in their ranks were also fatally wounded when the Kenyan forces fought back. Read More »

Euro holds breath on Italy, draws support from German deal

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Interim SPD leader Olaf Scholz said: "Now we have clarity". Another 5-Star leader, Alessandro Di Battista, said other parties "will have to come to us" to negotiate, not the other way around. Under Merkel's leadership, the CDU has been seen as a Europe-wide emblem for liberal-minded conservatism that refuses to collaborate with the xenophobic far right - in stark contrast to Austria's Christian Democrats. Read More »

Shopian firing: Yasin Malik detained

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Soon after the Sunday firing incident, the army spokesperson claimed that a Mobile Vehicle Check Post (MVCP), in Shopian was sacked upon by militants at about 8 pm from a vehicle, during which one militant was killed . The army came out in support of its men and said that they responded only when they were provoked. A total of five people, including a Lashkar-e-Taiba militant and four civilians, has been killed amid conflicting versions. Read More »

Mayawati denied reports of a tie up with Samajwadi party

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Meanwhile, Bahujan Samaj Party has made a decision to support Samajwadi Party candidates in the by polls to be held on March 11th. "Their tie-up is an act of desperation as they are discarded by the people". The bypolls on these two seats will take place on March 11. Earlier in Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections in 2017, both SP and BSP had witnessed an embarrassing defeat after PM Narendra Modi-led BJP registered a landslide victory in the state. Read More »

Storm Emma: All schools, colleges & third level institutions closed

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Blizzard conditions will develop from the south Thursday afternoon and evening as heavy snow and strong easterly winds bring snow drifts northwards over the country. Earlier in the week, the Department of Education announced that all schools, third level institutions, colleges and centres of further education in red alert areas would remain closed today. Read More »

India says its position on Dalai Lama unchanged

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Beijing in November 2011 postponed a visit of the then State Councilor of China, Dai Bingguo, to New Delhi , as Dalai Lama was also attending a Global Buddhist Convention in the capital city around the same time when he was scheduled to arrive. Read More »

US Aircraft Docked in Vietnam

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Today's visit by the USS Carl Vinson brings more than 5,000 crewmembers to the central coastal city of Danang, the largest such U.S. military presence in Vietnam since the Southeast Asian nation was unified under Communist leadership after the war ended in 1975. Read More »