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Putin finally gets a phone call from Trump

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The Kremlin said Tuesday's conversation had been broadly constructive and focused on overcoming problems in relations. McCain, the Armed Services Committee chairman, also says that by doing so Trump has "insulted every Russian citizen who was denied the right to vote in a free and fair election to determine their country's future". Read More »

Trump does not plan to congratulate Putin

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Afterwards, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he was not ruling out that there would be no common position on the North Korea policy in the U.S. Putin received calls from a number of other foreign leaders, including French President Emmanuel Macron, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read More »

Cynthia Nixon hits campaign trail

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Nixon is vying to be New York's first female and first openly gay governor. The general election is on Nov 6. "I am not just an actor or a mother or a wife, I'm also a New Yorker", Nixon said. Quinn clarified her comments in a series of tweets after her interview was published Tuesday, writing in part, "Cynthia Nixon's identity has no bearing on her candidacy and it was not my intention to suggest it did". Read More »

Snow and ice warning in Andover

Meanwhile the cold weather is set to return next weekend although it won't be a repeat of these conditions. Legendary weatherman John Kettley says Mini Beast From The East is on its way out, but there's more snow to come. Throughout Saturday, the wind begins to ease but as it does, the snow showers are likely to start banding together and become more prolonged. A Sudden Stratospheric Warming of the atmosphere creates a sudden rise in temperature in the stratosphere which can sometimes ... Read More »

United Kingdom investigating reports of military plane crash at Welsh base

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Reading a statement at the RAF base, Group Captain Nick Tucker-Lowe, described the crash as a "tragic accident" and said the families of the engineer and the pilot had been informed. The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, known as the Red Arrows, fly over Scampton, Lincolnshire, Britain March 20, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media video. Read More »

KPT authorities pull containers from sea after ship scrapes another

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Large container ships HAMBURG BAY and TOLTEN collided at Karachi Harbor in the morning Mar 19, details yet unknown, but judging from tracks, collision happened when TOLTEN was maneuvering on arrival. No injuries were reported. The port authorities would conduct a special operation to pull out fallen containers from the sea today. More than 10 containers, some of them damaged, fell overboard. Read More »

US Doesn't Congratulate Putin Over 'Unsurprising' Election Win

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Trump has said there was no collusion between his presidential campaign and Russians. He said Putin would spend the day fielding calls of congratulation, meeting supporters, and holding talks with the losing candidates. Yelena Solovyova of St. Petersburg, a 43-year-old manager, said she voted for others in past elections, but went for Putin this time because "I don't want any collapse that could make my life and the life of my children worse". Read More »

Naidu wants industrial incentives along with special status

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Parliament Updates: Both Houses adjourned for the day, no-confidence motions not taken up: Live Reports are coming that the no-confidence motions moved by two key parties from Andhra Pradesh, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the YSR Congress Party isn't making any moves from it. Read More »

Tamil Nadu: Another Periyar statue vandalised, this time in Pudukottai

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Chenna: Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Tuesday rebuffed reports of being backed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). A statue of social reformer and Dravidian movement icon E.V. Police have deployed protection to a few Periyar statues in the district. The statue of Lenin was removed in Tripura after the party's victory in assembly election in that state. Read More »

Michael Cohen Taunts Stormy Daniels Over Lawsuit

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Cohen told Vanity Fair that he did not threaten Daniels and had never even spoken to her, instead interacting with her through a previous attorney. 'People are mistaking this for a thing about the campaign, ' the Trump lawyer continued. Read More »

Is this mystery sea creature the Loch Ness monster?

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However, on closer inspection, he was shocked to see its resemblance to the legendary monster. Father Jeff Warren spotted what he said he thought was a dead seal lying in the surf, First Coast News reports . Last year, another mysterious sea creature washed up on the shoreline in southwest Texas after the floods prompted by Hurricane Harvey. Upon her query, eel expert Kenneth Tighe, a biologist with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, told Earth Touch News that the ... Read More »

Triple Talaq Bill a conspiracy against Muslims: Chandrababu Naidu

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Actor turned politician Pawan Kalyan, who has accused Chandrababu Naidu of corruption, is a Kapu. AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi tweeted, "MIM party will support the No Confidence motion in Lok Sabha today not only for failure on part of Modi Govt to implement the State Reorganisation Act but failure to fulfill their promise to provide employment to youth and for injustice to Muslim Women and Minorities". Read More »

Pope Asks Forgiveness For Men Who Visit Prostitutes

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The Pope's four hour long conversation with young people was part of an effort by Church leaders to learn about youth attitudes toward the Catholic Church ahead of a big synod of bishops meeting on youth issues scheduled for later in the year. Read More »

Trump Continues Barrage Against Special Counsel Mueller, Fired FBI Deputy McCabe

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The lawyers are anxious that Trump , who has a penchant for making erroneous claims , would be vulnerable in an hours-long interview. Also on Sunday, White House lawyer Ty Cobb said in a statement: "In response to media speculation. "He is now going about - the reason to fire [former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe], the reason to deny him his retirement is he has to discredit him", Tyler said. Read More »

Why are women in Kerala carrying watermelons?

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A video clip of the speech has become viral on social media , incidentally soon after the clash between students and staff members of Farook College over the former celebrating Holi on the campus last week. "I am upset with hypersexualisation of breasts by people. So my husband and I posted pictures of me nude". Following their example, Thiruvananthapuram-based Facebook user Diya Sana posted similar pictures of herself. Read More »

Great Mills High School shooting: What we know now

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A school resource officer then faced off with the shooter, the sheriff said. The school was placed on lock down as the situation unfolded. "Our school resource officer who was stationed inside the school was alerted", Cameron said, adding: "He pursued the shooter, engaged the shooter, during which that engagement he fired a round at the shooter". Read More »

Vernal Equinox: 5 Things To Know About The First Day Of Spring

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Equinoxes and solstices are key dates in the calendar . First let's do the science stuff. March's equinox marks the moment the sun passes over the celestial equator and the Earth begins its tilt in the direction of the sun, bringing the Northern Hemisphere into spring and then summer, and the Southern Hemisphere into autumn and then winter. Read More »

Gingrich Urges Trump to Stop Tweeting About Mueller

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On Saturday, Trump tweeted: "The Mueller probe should never have been started in that there was no collusion and there was no crime". Trump has indicated in the past that he's willing to be interviewed by Mueller. "Why does the Mueller team have 13 hardened Democrats, some big Crooked Hillary supporters, and Zero Republicans?" Gingrich said that the president's attacks on Mueller are doing him harm. Read More »

The Walkout Came At A Price For Students - It Didn't Stop Them

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MA has some of the toughest gun laws in the country, but some students said more can be done both at the national level and the state level. For numerous students at Pearl Cohn High School who participated in the National School Walkout , the event highlighted an issue facing their communities. Read More »

Spirited Bangladesh praised after India near-miss

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The newly appointed Kolkata Knight Riders captain, however, wasn't sure if his lofted shot over extra-cover had enough elevation to land over the boundary rope: "I knew I had connected very well and it really went very flat". However, Bangladesh's rise in stature in world cricket is maligned by using of non-cricketing means to get under the skins of their oppositions, crying foul over umpiring decisions and going on to play the victim every time. Read More »

Yemen Vote in Senate, Russia Meddling Add to US-Saudi Summit Intrigue

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In his interview, the 32-years-old Saudi crown prince accused Iran of being a destabilizing force in the region and of hosting and supporting al-Qaeda leaders, including Osama Bin Laden's son. -Saudi relationship has renewed itself with the Trump administration. One bill in Congress proposes scaling back US military assistance to a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. Read More »

Protest brings train services in India's Mumbai to halt

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Central Railway department tweeted this point on the Social media by saying this,"Due to Some agitation between Matunga and Dadar, rail traffic affected between Matunga and CSMT ". The railways said that it has already issued a notification for the same and the last date of form submission is March 31. The railway administration was not forthcoming to talk to them and understand their demands. Read More »

Stalin detained for protesting VHP's Ram Rajya Rath Yatra

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The 65-year-old son of former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi has said the yatra will disturb peace and communal harmony in the state. When the Congress leader K.R. Meanwhile, Section 144 has been imposed in Tirunelveli till Friday evening as the government expects protests from many pro-Tamil, minority and Left groups. Read More »

'Good progress' made in Brexit deal

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However, finding a practical solution for any customs checks needed post-Brexit has proved elusive so far. He added that it remained the UK's intention to achieve a partnership that was so close it did not need Northern Ireland-specific measures, and pledged to engage in detail on all scenarios set out in a joint report in December between the two sides. Read More »

Tucker Blasts 'Third-World Nonsense' Surrounding Andrew McCabe's Firing

Sources tell the Daily Beast that Trump's angry tweets directed at the Mueller probe are no fluke - rather, they're part of Trump's desire to undermine the investigation's credibility. Deputy Director Andrew McCabe may prove yet another invaluable asset to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. "This president is engaged in desperate and reckless conduct to intimidate his law enforcement agencies of this country and to try and stop the special counsel". Read More »

Putin records landslide victory in Russia's presidential poll

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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to supporters during a rally near the Kremlin in Moscow , Sunday, March 18, 2018. The Kremlin's longest-serving leader since Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin had nearly 77 percent of the vote with about 95 percent of the ballots counted, putting him on track for a new six-year term, media reports said. Read More »

Ex-French Prez Sarkozy in custody over illicit campaign funding probe

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France has a 21 million euro spending limit for elections strict rules on foreign donations. It is the first time he has been formally questioned in relation to the inquiry which was opened in 2013. "The first thing we're demanding is that this clown gives back the money to the Libyan people". Sarkozy , who served as president from 2007 to 2012, has always denied receiving any illicit campaign funding and has dismissed the Libyan allegations as "grotesque". Read More »

Indians held hostage by ISIL in Mosul dead, FM says

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Iraqi authorities used radar to establish that the mound was a mass grave, she said, and exhumed the bodies. Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh tweeted saying "Shattered at the heart-wrenching news from Sushma Swaraj that the 39 Indians missing in Iraq, most of whom were Punjabis, are dead". Read More »

Trump launches tirade at Robert Mueller and 'biased' Russian Federation inquiry

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Among the events under investigation are the firings of former FBI director James Comey and former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Any attempt to dismiss Mueller would be complicated, however, and would require Trump to get rid of Attorney General Jeff Sessions - who recused himself from involvement in 2016 election investigations - and replace him with an interim successor who would consent to ordering the end of the investigation. Read More »

USA trade groups urge Trump to stop planned China tariffs

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Sandy Kennedy, president of the Retail Industry Leaders Association, which organized Monday's letter , argued that tariffs would eliminate any benefit the recent tax overhaul provided the economy. Reduced construction of new housing means inflated prices for what does exist, and projects that do get built will have to charge higher rents to recoup building costs. Read More »

Russia's Putin headed for reelection

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About 107 million Russians were eligible to cast ballots and the central election commission said turnout was 60 percent three hours before polls closed in Moscow , after the authorities used both the carrot and the stick to boost participation. Read More »