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Slovenia's PM resigns after court annuls referendum on railway project

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But President Borut Pahor had decided after meeting Cerar not to nominate an interim prime minister to lead the government until then, his office said. "We demand wage hikes of between 8 and 12 percent because gross teachers' wages are about 500 euros per month lower than wages of other public sector employees with similar education", Sandi Modrijan, a spokesman of SVIZ told Reuters. Read More »

Man pleads guilty to Aldi murder

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A former company director has admitted murdering his ex-partner's daughter in an Aldi supermarket in a "cold-blooded public execution perpetrated for the goal of revenge". Well-wishers piled flowers leaving flowers at a police cordon following the murder, with one card reading: "Jodie, no words can explain how much you are going to be missed". Read More »

Chemical plant fire in North Texas

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He said there has been a massive fire department response to the explosion. Tri-Chem Industries offers commercial chemical blending services for customers in Texas, Louisiana and the Gulf Coast region, according to its website. People at a lumber yard that's next door were told to leave. Firefighters arriving from multiple jurisdictions are working to extinguish the inferno which has engulfed the chemical plant in North Texas, USA. Read More »

Happy Birthday to me, says Alia Bhatt

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A lot has been speculated about Alia Bhatt's love life. Alia made her debut in Bollywood in Karan Johar's Student of the year , in which everyone assumed that she couldn't act. In fact, it was also reported that Alia is seen spending quality time with RK post her break up with Sidharth Malhotra. But it was Imtiaz Ali's Highway that displayed the depth of her acting prowess. Read More »

White House Confirms Kudlow Appointed National Economic Council Director to Replace Cohn

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Kudlow has been a large supporter of the December tax cuts and claims, "there may be more action on that front". QUOTEWORTHY: "Markets may actually find some comfort in the fact that Mr. Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that he was also offered the role of assistant to the president of economic policy. "You call it a sort of a trade coalition of the willing". Read More »

Fundamentals in Focus for Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

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M&R Follow-On Fund Management Lp who had been investing in Mplx Lp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $27.21B market cap company. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $327.18. (NYSE:RPM) for 218,751 shares. (NASDAQ:REPH) to report earnings on May, 10. During the same period past year, the company posted ($0.69) EPS. VFC's profit will be $257.85 million for 28.77 P/E if the $0.65 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

Gunfight erupts in Indian-controlled Kashmir

A senior police officer told GNS that the BJP leader Mohammad Anwar Khan along with his two PSOs was sacked upon by the militants at Balhama near Arash Medical College and tried to snatch service rifles from them. Spokesperson that Khan escaped unhurt, however, one of his security guards sustained injuries. His personal security officer Bilal Ahmed was injured in the attack, the police said. Read More »

Irish PM To Meet With US President Donald Trump

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And in the evening, Varadkar was set to participate in the annual shamrock ceremony at the White House , presenting Trump with a bowl of Ireland's famous greens. Trump was also pushed over whether he would visit the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland, a key unresolved issue in Brexit talks so far. Seventeen pro-life leaders have penned a letter to Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar , urging him to continue to preserve Ireland's protection for the unborn, as well as their ... Read More »

Shorthanded Celtics Fall To Wizards, 125-124, In Double Overtime

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All the Celtics had to do was not allow a 3-pointer, but Morris absentmindedly charged at a driving Otto Porter Jr ., who alertly fed Jodie Meeks in the corner for a wide-open, overtime-forcing trey. "Marcus Morris was one of the main reasons why we were there", stressed Stevens. Down six in the second overtime, the Celtics closed within one on a Terry Rozier 3-pointer with 46 seconds to play, but Jayson Tatum missed the potential winning 3-pointer at the buzzer. Read More »

Two dead after vehicle crash while trying to escape ICE agents

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The SUV drifted onto a dirt shoulder at high speed, overturned and slammed into a power pole. While Garcia matched the description of the man sought by the officers, he was not the same individual, according to ICE . Both were residents of Delano, a rural Kern County town 30 miles north of Bakersfield in California's Central Valley. These raids occur as President Donald Trump's administration ramps up its fight against undocumented immigrants. Read More »

Farmers Take Centerstage in 1.74 Lakh Crore Budget of Telangana

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The budget proposed an amount of Rs 12,000 crore for the Investment Support Scheme to help farmers. The budget proposals indicate that the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) government continued its focus on agriculture and allied sectors and on the welfare of poor and weaker sections of the society. Read More »

What's Behind the Deadliest Outbreak of Listeriosis

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According to online sources, a food processing plant in Polokwane‚ Limpopo‚ was confirmed to be the source of listeria‚ which has caused the world's biggest documented listeriosis outbreak‚ with 948 confirmed cases and 180 deaths. Environmental health practitioners (EHPs) found that samples from the stool of one of the affected children as well as from processed meat at the creche (manufactured by Enterprise and Rainbow Chicken Limited (RCL) respectively) contained the Listeria bacteria. Read More »

October Trailer: Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu intrigue us!

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Varun Dhawan & Banita Sandhu starrer Shoojit Sircar's new Bollywood movie October official trailer has been released on youtube & its way too unbelievable. So, when a few films of mine did well I thought of approaching him". He added, "I asked him, will you surrender yourself and are you honest?" I didn't even care if the role was for 10 minutes. Read More »

Surveillance video shows moments before Stoneman Douglas shooting

Authorities say the video from outside the school depicts actions during the shooting by former deputy Scot Peterson , who was armed and assigned to the school but did not enter the targeted building during the shooting. "His (Peterson's) actions were enough to warrant an internal affairs investigation, as requested by Sheriff Scott Israel on February 21", the Sheriff's Office said in a statement. Read More »

The Biggest Upsets In March Madness History [SLIDESHOW]

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Baylor is the other Big 12 team in the NIT. The Red Raiders have been very good this year in a tough conference, but this team doesn't have a lot of experience in the tournament . Are you a casual sports fan just getting caught up on college basketball season? For example, a number-16 seed has never beat a number-one seed in the first round . Read More »

Ole Miss set to hire Kermit Davis as men's basketball coach

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The Blue Raiders won NCAA Tournament games in 2016 and 2017. MTSU made the 2013, 2016 and 2017 NCAA Tournaments and defeated No. 2 seed Michigan State and No. They will play at Louisville in an upcoming second-round game, but the date of that contest has not yet been announced. Davis has had three other stops as a head coach at four-year schools including Texas A&M , which was placed on NCAA probation as he left after one season as coach in 1990-91. Read More »

Pedestrian bridge at Fla. university collapses days after installation; people, cars trapped

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Bermudez added that she was looking forward to this pedestrian bridge "because I thought it would protect the students, you know going to their dorms - nobody would be run over". Thursday, the company, which is based in Colorado but has additional offices in New York, Boise, New Orleans and the United Kingdom, sent a statement saying it had removed the tweet "out of respect for the individuals and families that have been affected by the collapse". Read More »

Iran: Tillerson ouster shows Trump 'determined' to scrap nuclear deal

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U.S. President Donald Trump's dismissal of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shows that he intends to pull the United States out of Iran's nuclear deal with world powers, the Iranian deputy foreign minister has said . Bush's administration, she was responsible for the secret prison code-named "Cat's Eye". Even after Tuesday's announcement, the White House and Tillerson aides were still struggling to determine when and how Tillerson would exit. Read More »

National Weather Service: Increased risk for fires Thursday

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Showers will continue through Thursday night , along with gusty winds. If the dry line can pass the metro before peak heating ends, we'll have the chance to hit 80 for the afternoon along with southwest winds from 15 to 30 miles per hour. Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North winds near 5 miles per hour. Our next chance will arrive sometime either late Saturday night or Sunday as the main upper level system will eject into the central plains. Read More »

Declan Farmer tied for most goals in Paralympic sled hockey history

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Canada will be gunning for gold on Sunday less than a month after the Canadians wrapped up a disappointing Olympic tournament. Farmer, 20, has nine goals and 14 points during the four games. South Korea will face China in its final qualifying match later Thursday at Gangneung Curling Centre in Gangneung, Gangwon Province. "We left 400 tickets to be sold on site on game day, but it's going to be all sold out". Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. is getting divorced from wife

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The couple first married in 2005 and have five kids together. Divorce proceedings have not yet been initiated, but friends say they expect the couple to file soon. The website's multiple sources are claiming that Vanessa, a psychology graduate, can't stand the constant focus put on the Trump family. "Vanessa is by nature is a very low-key person, and she is uncomfortable with the attention her family is getting now the Trumps are on the world stage". Read More »

Thousands of Syrian Civilians Flee Last Major Rebel Stronghold

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Yasser Delwan, head of political affairs with the Jaish al-Islam rebel faction in eastern Ghouta, said around 25 patients had left the enclave on Wednesday. Men, women and children walked along a dirt road to army lines on the outskirts of Hammouriyeh town, footage on state TV showed. The convoy is heading for the town of Douma, the largest and most populated in eastern Ghouta, just outside Damascus, according to Douma-based media activist Youssef Boustani. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth II Offers Official Consent For The Upcoming Royal Wedding

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Queen Elizabeth called Meghan Markle a completely different name when she declared her formal consent to the royal wedding , but there's a totally valid reason behind it. "A wedding is a wedding, it's a attractive honour and privilege to do anyone's wedding dress", a smiling McCartney told Reuters when asked if she would like to design Markle's outfit. Read More »

Syria Decries US Provocation to Justify Attack on Syria

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday said the USA aims to fragment regional countries through supporting the terror groups. The TV showed several women carrying babies and welcoming the Syrian army, and claiming the rebels were preventing civilians from leaving eastern Ghouta . Read More »

UK Defence Secretary says Russian Federation should 'go away and shut up'

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The stark remarks from the Defence Secretary came after he delivered a keynote speech in Bristol and faced questions about the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal . Mr Williamson is also expected to warn how the country has "arrived at a profound moment in our history", stressing there is a "crossroads where the choice before us as a nation is simple - to sit back and let events overtake us or step forward". Read More »

Manafort urges judge to dismiss laundering and lobbying case

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After Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee announced this week that they would wrap up the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 elections, Democrats on that panel now say they will also be issuing their own report, releasing a 21 page document detailing what they contend are holes in the GOP investigation, "especially with respect to the issues of collusion and obstruction of justice". Read More »

WH: Trump Cooperating With Mueller Probe Despite New Subpoena

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The order is the first known time that the special counsel demanded documents directly related to President Donald Trump's businesses, bringing the investigation closer to the president. The White House declined to comment specifically on the report and referred questions to the Trump Organization. "We will continue to cooperate with the special counsel", she told reporters at the daily briefing. Read More »

United States sanctions Russians for 'meddling in Presidential election'

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The department said in a statement that the GRU and Russia's military interfered in the 2016 election and were "directly responsible" for the NotPetya cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe in June 2017. "So, President Trump, are you going to get smart about the threat Russian Federation poses to the United States and our allies?" "Something that should never, ever happen, and we're taking it very seriously, as I think are many others". Read More »

Prosecutors to seek death penalty for Florida school shooter

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His brother Zachary was present and was crying as his sibling entered the courtroom, according to WPLG in Miami . Cruz said nothing during a brief hearing. Pollack is the father of Meadow Pollack, who was among the 14 students killed in the school massacre. "I'd rather him rot in prison the rest of his life". Read More »

U.S. challenges Indian export subsidy programmes in WTO

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According to Lighthizer's office, India offers benefits valued at US$7 billion annually to domestic exporters, such as duty, tax and fee exemptions - including support for producers of pharmaceuticals, steel, chemicals , information technology products and textiles. Read More »