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Trump Escalates Attack on Amazon, Slams It On Taxes, Shipping

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In December, Trump questioned whether the U.S. Postal Service charges Amazon enough for package deliveries. "The #AmazonWashingtonPost, sometimes referred to as the guardian of Amazon not paying internet taxes (which they should) is FAKE NEWS!" However, Amazon does pay taxes - $412 million in 2016, for instance, according to the company's report to the Securities and Exchange Commission, reported the New York Times . Read More »

Moscow: London given a month to cut number of diplomats in Russian Federation

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A spokeswoman for the British Foreign Office said Russia's response was regrettable and that Moscow was in flagrant breach of worldwide law over the killing of the former spy. Her father remains in a critical but stable condition. They are being handed notes of protest and notified of the retaliatory measures. Diplomats from various countries like Germany, Italy, Finland and others have also been expelled, foreign ministries reported. Read More »

All-Women Teams & Disabled-Friendly: Karnataka Polls 2018 to Be Inclusive!

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Karnataka will soon be facing the assembly elections. Union minister Anant Kumar, BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa , MP Pratap Simha, MLA C T Ravi and other local leaders were present. Special drives will be held to encourage voters to step out on election day and cast their votes. There are total 56,696 polling booths in Karnataka Assembly polls on May 12, according to an election official. Read More »

US Gov't Ends Special Considerations for Pregnant Immigrants

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He also could not say how the policy applied to nursing mothers. The policy overturned former President Barack Obama's orders to ICE to mainly detain and deport criminals and those who had recently crossed the border, the Post said. "Being in detention is not an appropriate setting for not just a pregnant woman, but a pregnant woman who may or may not be pregnant as a result of a significant trauma like that", she said. Read More »

Way of the Cross to highlight Good Friday in HdG

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That sounds harsh, but it's true. Often we do forget that God chooses things that we don't see to flawless or purify us, to unite or uplift us, in order to bring about the type of life John spoke of: "The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly" (John 10:10). Read More »

Friday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs around 60

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We'll likely have some light rain on radar around daybreak, but, with some drier air slipping into central IN, it should be more isolated IN nature heading into Friday morning . Your Friday will be cooler with a northwest breeze at 10-15 miles per hour. Highs Monday will top out in the mid to upper 40s. Friday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Read More »

Turkey orders 70 army officers detained over Gulen links

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The SDF has been at the forefront of the USA -led coalition's strategy to defeat Islamic State militants. According to the agency, the detainees are accused of helping FETO members flee Turkey to countries like the United States. State-run Anadolu news agency said they were detained and transferred to Samsun for interrogation. Speaking at the provincial leaders" meeting of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party in capital Ankara, Erdogan said: "If the remark [by the France ... Read More »

Donald Trump, Stormy Daniels - and those tweets

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In fact, Blakely denied his client's involvement in a letter on Sunday. Daniels' detailed her allegations in a widely watched interview with " 60 Minutes " that sparked new legal wrangling between attorneys for the porn star and the president's team. Read More »

West Indies delay squad announcement for Pakistan tour

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West Indies are set to tour Pakistan for a historic three-match T20I series beginning on April 1 and despite security concerns forcing the visitors to name a weakened 13-man squad for the matches to be played in Karachi, the series promises to be a cracker. Read More »

Clashes as thousands of Gazans march near Israeli border

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The Great March of Return protests are starting on Friday, as 30 March marks Land Day, which commemorates the killing of six protesters by Israeli security forces. Hamas has said that Friday's activities would be peaceful and the chief Israeli military spokesman, Brig. Palestinians said five people were injured on Friday morning. Read More »

Saudi Crown Prince holds first-ever meeting with Jewish leaders

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Sanctions "will create more pressure on the regime", Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told The Wall Street Journal this week. "We have to get rid of extremism". The letter said Kushner may have shared information in the President's Daily Brief (PDB) on which Saudi royals United States intelligence agencies "deemed to be loyal" to bin Salman when he visited the capital Riyadh past year. Read More »

Coming up: Arun Jaitley and Justice Chelameswar, face-to-face

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Justice Jasti Chelameswar has stepped up the debate over judicial independence by calling for a full-court discussion on alleged government interference in the appointment of high court judges. While referring to Bhat's case, he said, "To my mind, I could recollect no instance from the past, of the executive bypassing the Supreme Court, more particularly while its recommendations are pending, to look into the allegations already falsified and conclusively rejected by us". Read More »

Rain, cold will persist for parts of Easter and Passover weekend

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The day is spent fasting, in prayer and repentance on the suffering of Jesus . The death of Jesus symbolises the death and forgiveness for all of mankind's sins, with Jesus taking the ultimate sacrifice for the good of all humans. All branches are closed on Friday, Sunday and Monday. They made decisions in an effort to attain a consensus on several Christian topics and helped to set a date - nearly - for the holiday based on the paschal full moon. Read More »

Kentucky pension overhaul wins House and Senate approval

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Carney said the bill represents the fairest pension reform he has seen and is necessary to secure passage of another bill which would phase in significant increases in pension contributions by local governments and school boards. In the House, Republicans turned to one of the few teachers in the state legislature to carry the bill in the hopes he could calm the storm of protests outside. Read More »

Judge Denies Stormy Daniels' Motion To Depose Trump And Cohen

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The motion asks the court to order that Trump and his personal lawyer Michael Cohen be produced to give depositions for two hours ahead of a trial. Lawyers for Cohen and Trump have fought back against Daniels and Avenatti in turn, and Cohen in an article published last week quipped about taking "an extended vacation" with the money he anticipates getting from Daniels in court over what he says are violations of the nondisclosure agreement. Read More »

Israel detains armed Palestinians who breached Gaza border

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Hamas , the militant group which dominates the Gaza Strip, has accused Israel of trying to intimidate Palestinians by killing the farmer and by urging them not to participate in the protests. 'In response an (Israeli) tank fired towards them, ' he said, adding that the army was aware of reports of a death. Meanwhile, Israeli military's chief of staff, Lieutenant-General Gadi Eizenkot, told the Israeli Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper, Israeli soldiers have been ordered to open fire in case ... Read More »

Tempe man arrested for child pornography, large collection of illegal firearms

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The judge also imposed a 10-year long-term supervision order - the maximum - to follow the prison term. According to Saskatchewan Gazette, Hudec registered a name change to Fisher on March 2 this year. Last October, Schnell pleaded guilty to charges of distributing, publishing, and making child pornography, in connection with offences that ranged between December of 2014 and February of 2017. Read More »

China, Vatican 'close to deal'

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A bishop in China's underground Catholic Church has reportedly been detained, just as the Vatican has been laying the groundwork for him to step aside as part of a long-sought deal with Beijing over bishop nominations. The Catholic Church in China has been split into underground and open communities since 1958, with the latter going by the title of the Catholic Patriotic Association, under the immediate control of the Communist party. Read More »

President's lawyer 'talked of pardons for Flynn and Manafort'

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John Dowd , 77, who resigned from the president's legal team last week, is claimed to have held talks with lawyers representing the former national security adviser Michael Flynn and the former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort . Later Wednesday, White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders deflected questions into the matter, saying no pardons are now under discussion. Read More »

Corbyn trips on Brexit, Russia, anti-Semitism

Those Labour Party members and Labour-supporting blogs pushing the abuse are largely doing so in your name. It's up to people where and what they demonstrate about. I've said to our newly-appointed general secretary that her first priority has to be the full implementation of the Chakrabarti Report and there has to be an appointment of an in-house lawyer, a legal team, to ensure that there is a proper approach to all of these cases and of the - I understand - 70 cases due to be dealt with. Read More »

President Trump Friendly Send-off for 'Hopie' Hicks

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President Trump shakes hands and moves to kiss Hope Hicks' cheek shortly before making his way to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the Thursday at the White House. But her role in Trump's orbit was seen as much larger than her title. Hicks told her White House colleagues that she had been considering leaving for several months, according to the New York Times , and felt as if she had accomplished everything she could with the job. Read More »

Come clean on land deal: Irani to Sibal

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Amid the raging controversy over data privacy, Union minister Smriti Irani on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi and the Congress , alleging that he had increased his popularity by using bots from Uzbekistan and Russian Federation while his party was using technology to divide the country on caste lines. Read More »

Darren Lehmann breaks down as he resigns from Australia

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Magellan inked a three-year partnership in August 2017 as naming rights sponsor for Australia's domestic Tests in a deal estimated at the time to be worth A$20 million. "As I've stated before I had no prior knowledge of the incident and do not condone what happened at all, but good people can make mistakes". "We're only playing a game, that's all we're playing, we lost a great young man and the way we tried to deal with that is probably my proudest moment as coach". Read More »

Generals championship win bittersweet for captain

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Lexington (4-1) extended their win streak to three with a decisive 3-0 victory over the Dusters (2-3) on Tuesday at the Optimist Recreation Complex. The Greenies added a single run in the third and fifth innings as Silva crossed the plate on a wild pitch in the third and Martin Butcher scored on Jackson Koener's RBI single in the fifth. Read More »

Civil rights groups protest outside ICE building in San Francisco

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When asked for comment, ICE officials said the agency "fully respects the rights of all people to voice their opinion peacefully without interference". Of the 145 arrested, 86 had criminal convictions. They had determined she did not violate any laws because she had obtained the information from unofficial sources rather than through formal government channels, she said. Read More »

Georgia expels one Russian diplomat over United Kingdom spy poisoning

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The attack on the Skripals has been met with a major response that has seen more than 150 Russian diplomats expelled from countries around the world. Britain has said it is "highly likely" that Russian Federation was responsible for the attack using a nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union, but Russian Federation has angrily denied any involvement. Read More »

Crystal Beach man arrested after standoff with police - again

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It was just after 4 p.m. Tuesday when police said Holmes was speeding southbound on Staples Street and ran a red light, striking two students from King High School. At one point, the police report says Baum threatened Lewis with a weapon known as a garrote (used for strangulation). Instead, Greensboro Police Chief Wayne Scott said, the vehicle pulled into the Battleground Village parking lot and began to drive erratically. Read More »

ICEJ: No nation can complain about US J'lem embassy move

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Those officials told the newspaper that the American president will present a diplomatic plan including recognition of a Palestinian state not based on the pre-1967 lines, while the Jordan Valley will remain in Israeli hands, the Palestinian Arab demand for a "right of return" will not be implemented and the "Palestinian refugees" will be compensated and remain where they are. Read More »