by | March 14, 2018 | 12:54

US President Donald Trump has put off raising the minimum age for gun purchases, one of several measures he had backed after the shooting at a Florida school last month. Once again, a pressing problem is being kicked down the road. Under the Trump administration's plan, the Justice Department will assist school districts to work with local law enforcement to train school personnel in firearms.

by | March 14, 2018 | 12:02

The RJD-Congress alliance is upbeat after a good voter turnout in Araria , Bhabua and Jehanabad and expressed confidence that the alliance candidates will win. It is the first major test for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar since he walked-out of the Grand Alliance previous year. Eyeing the big chunk of Dalit voters here, the Congress had got former Lok Sabha Speaker and Dalit leader Meira Kumar to campaign.

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:50

Despite a hard start - former SPD head Martin Schulz first refused to enter a grand coalition, then was forced to walk back on his position, prompting his resignation - the parties are now in a position to "work together constructively" and put an end to Germany's "time of uncertainty", Scholz told reporters at a joint press conference alongside Merkel and CSU leader Horst Seehofer.

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:27

Sources in India also said that on February 16, the Indian High Commissioner met the Foreign Secretary of Pakistan to lodge a strong protest against multiple acts of hooliganism against Indian properties and personnel. "We are taking measures to do that and there is an open invitation to Pakistan to participate in that", he said. "I personally feel both the governments would have to sit together to remove tariff and non-tariff barriers, simplify the customs procedures and re-establish a ...

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:19

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks to the media at the US State Department after being fired by President Donald Trump in Washington , US, March 13, 2018 . As for a replacement, he expressed confidence in Pompeo and an expectation that he'll soon hear more from Haspel during confirmation proceedings. As recently as Monday night, while he was flying back from a week-long trip to Africa, a top aide said Mr Tillerson was staying put.

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:14

In a quavering voice, Tillerson left out the traditional thanks to the president he served and omitted any endorsements of his policies. She oversaw the CIA's black site prison in Thailand in 2002, where, according to numerous reports , key Al-Qaeda suspects Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri were brutally interrogated, slammed against walls, and repeatedly waterboarded.

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:13

Trump said, pointing his finger at the secretary like a pistol. The dispute spilled into public over the last month, following a scathing report by department's inspector general on a business trip that Dr. The secretary appeared to be regaining his footing. The current VA secretary, David Shulkin , is under fire for taking a taxpayer-funded trip to Europe past year.

by | March 14, 2018 | 10:44

The Congress deployed Leader of Opposition in Assembly, Paresh Dhanani, and senior party leader Shaktisinh Gohil to put forward Rathwa's case. If they (BJP) had believed in true democracy, we would not have had to spend hours in arguments. After Rathwa's nomination was accepted, a BJP delegation, led by Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and MP Bhupender Yadav met Election Commission officials over the issue.

by | March 14, 2018 | 09:57

It's being treated as a diplomatic affront. Earlier this month, Duterte instructed the armed police units not to cooperate with United Nations special rapporteur on extra-judicial killings, Agnes Callamard, amid the ongoing ICC probe. "As I said, the communications [between Guterres and Cayetano] are ongoing". "The [Philippine] Government has a duty to uphold human rights and to engage with persons appointed by this Council", Zeid said.

by | March 14, 2018 | 09:45

Sources in the SP and BSP , however, maintained that the dinner meet can not be seen as an attempt to forge an alliance and that "regional parties" will continue to have an "inevitable greater control in state politics". According to top NCP sources, Sharad Pawar has called a meet of all opposition leaders, including the Congress, to discuss a strategy for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

by | March 14, 2018 | 09:42

Rautela said the media can not be allowed inside the counting centres as per Election Commission instructions. The byelections for the Gorakhpur Lok Sabha Assembly seat is turning out to be in Samajwadi Party's favour. The Samajwadi Party is also leading in Phulpur. The bypolls were necessitated after Adityanath and his Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya vacated the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats respectively, following their election to the state legislative council.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:57

Elections would be held on March 23 to fill the three vacancies. In case the election is necessary, it would be conducted on March 23 from 0900 hrs to 1600 hrs. However, arithmetic favours the Congress that apparently has support from seven rebel JDS MLAs, who are expected to join the party after the Rajya Sabha polls.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:57

Should Trump's tariffs stay in place for the long term, it is expected that the US steel and aluminum industry will benefit, with under-capacity mills increasing output and idled plants restarting. Experts say Canada could be the country hit hardest by the tariffs. Develop an efficient process for US companies to file exceptions for product exclusions.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:43

On the question whether foreign lawyers can conduct worldwide commercial arbitration in India, the order said "there is no absolute right of the foreign lawyer to conduct arbitration proceedings in respect of disputes arising out of a contract relating to global commercial arbitration".

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:25

Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien repeatedly asked the agitating members to go back to their seats, but they did not relent. The Upper House witnessed three adjournments before being adjourned for the day in the post-lunch session. "We have included all important issues in list of business". Soon after this, the House was adjourned. However, Shukla said these provisions can be debated during the discussion on the bill and introduced the bill.

by | March 14, 2018 | 05:26

An estimate of the number of victims was calculated with the help of Professor Liz Kelly, from the Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit at London Metropolitan University, who reviewed the Mirror's figures. Numerous underage victims were considered as prostitutes by the authorities, and when concerned citizens attempted to blow the whistle, they were targeted in the workplace and one even lost her job.

by | March 14, 2018 | 05:16

However, Jhene made it a point to refute the rumors on Twitter , writing, "Sorry, but nothing about you guy's fan fiction stories are true... They looked like they were a couple". "She confronted him about it and he didn't really deny it ". Big Sean co-signed his girlfriend's message by quoting her tweet with several handclap emojis.

by | March 14, 2018 | 04:47

Clifford said Monday that she has offered to repay the money as long as she can speak openly about the situation. The alleged affair has become the latest distraction for Trump as he tries to advance his trade agenda and prepares for a proposed meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

by | March 14, 2018 | 01:47

Kurdistan's regional airports will be under the command of the federal Interior Ministry, according to the prime minister's statement. It was not immediately clear whether the region would continue to maintain its independent visa system.

by | March 14, 2018 | 01:33

Nineteen-year-old Cruz is scheduled for formal arraignment on Wednesday on a 34 count indictment, including 17 first degree murder charges. Cruz's public defender has argued that he suffers from serious mental illness, noting that he will enter a guilty plea if prosecutors agree to not seek the death penalty.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:30

At the height of his influence, Mr. Percoco, whom Mr. Cuomo had once described as his father's "third son", was known as the governor's enforcer , responsible for everything from keeping lawmakers in line and intimidating Mr. Howe, who pleaded guilty to numerous crimes after cooperating with prosecutors, was arrested again during the trial when he admitted violating his deal with prosecutors by trying to avoid paying a luxury hotel bill.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:04

He pledged free and fair polls in 2019, recalling that the then American Secretary of State, John Kerry, had visited before the 2015 polls, "and he told the party in government then, and those of us in opposition, to behave ourselves, and we did".

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:06

Activists with AVAAZ unloading 7000 shoes in the early morning hours on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, March 13, 2018 . The figure used by Avaaz would amount to approximately 6,825 children killed by guns in that time period. Next to it was a photo of Allison Parker, the 24-year-old reporter, who was shot and killed on live TV in 2015. Donors to the shoe monument include actresses Susan Sarandon and Bette Midler , and talk show host Chelsea Handler .

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:03

Karachi Kings skipper Imad Wasim was injured during the game against Lahore Qalandars on Sunday in the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL). While addressing to Media he further said he was working day and night for this agreement and have just confirmed to play these three matches.

by | March 13, 2018 | 23:58

Dramatic video released Monday shows a US marshal firing four times at close range at a defendant inside a Utah federal courthouse after he rushed the witness stand, jumped and swung with a pen at a shackled witness who barely backed out of the way.

by | March 13, 2018 | 23:29

Following Trudeau's visit to Hamilton, he will complete his tour with two more stops in Sault Ste. ArcelorMittal Dofasco president Sean Donnelly said the industry is also anxious about Canada becoming a back door. The president of the Canadian Steel Producers Association says Canada may be off the hook for now from American steel and aluminum tariffs but it is still at risk as a glut of foreign steel looks for a new home.

by | March 13, 2018 | 23:10

In an interview with the San Francisco Chronicle , Schwab said he had asked officials to correct the number, which he understood to be significantly lower, but was instead told to "deflect" questions from the media. Schwab said he took issue with their characterization. The senior official also gave sanctuary cities a choice: either allow his deportation officers in their jails to arrest illegal immigrants, or else he'll have to send the officers out into the streets to get people in the ...

by | March 13, 2018 | 23:08

Netanyahu, who attended MIT (the Massachusetts Institute of Technology) as an impressionable college student, said one thing that makes the United States truly unique in all the world is that no matter who you are, or where you're from, you can succeed if you're talented and work hard.

by | March 13, 2018 | 23:00

The hill is located in Theni district, around 520 km from here. Bodi: In a major fire accident, 9 dead bodies of trekkers were found in the Kurangani reserve forest in Tamil Nadu's Theni area. "Forest officials could be at fault". Principal Chief Conservator of Forests Raghuveer said in a statement that the department will involve all stakeholders including government employees, Green Brigade members and Haritha Rakshana Samithies in its efforts to prevent forest fires.

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:56

US President Donald Trump has extended the national emergency with respect to Iran that was declared on March 15, 1995, according to his letter to the US House of Representatives speaker and the Senate President. While the claims were made anonymously, The White House and Israeli officials did not refute Axios reporting when asked for comment. In the last 2 months, two rounds of talks were held in London and Paris between senior diplomats from the four countries.

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:41

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for New Hampshire from midnight Monday through 8 a.m. Wednesday with up to 14 inches of snow expected. Coastal towns in MA are also recovering from devastating flooding from the first nor'easter on March 2, when at least nine people died . North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper sent out a bulletin urging people to be aware of the weather and road conditions.

by | March 13, 2018 | 22:32

Attending a top-level meeting in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan ordered to get back all the fishermen already out in the sea. State chief secretary has alerted all the departments including fisheries, police, coast guard and district collectors based on the IMD and KSDMA forecast.

by | March 13, 2018 | 21:04

Rather than adopting an existing model such as membership of the European Economic Area or the European Free Trade Association (the so-called Norway model) or looking to replicate a Canada-style Free Trade Agreement, the United Kingdom will continue to press for a bespoke deal which is tailored for United Kingdom interests.

by | March 13, 2018 | 20:59

Congressional GOP leaders have signaled they want to narrow the administration's steel and aluminum tariffs before they are implemented, the same day President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE pushed forward with the measures despite widespread GOP backlash.

by | March 13, 2018 | 20:45

Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was last week stripped of a prestigious human rights award by the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, which accused her of doing little to halt the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya. Facebook has seen a meteoric rise in Myanmar, a fledgling democracy shaking off 50 years of brutal junta rule. Because of that, it's been easy for ultra-nationalists to use the platform to stoke hatred against the Rohingya minority, who have been targeted by government ...