• Deputy Secretary, Australian Prime Minister Meet at Pentagon
Deputy Secretary, Australian Prime Minister Meet at Pentagon

Before flying out, Mr Turnbull said the trip had deepened ties between the United States and Australia. Trump opened the news conference with good news for Turnbull, announcing that a still-to-be built U.S. "It's a completely different context, historically, legally and so forth", Mr Turnbull said. "We certainly don't presume to provide, you ...

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  • Air strikes hamper Ghouta rescue
Air strikes hamper Ghouta rescue

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov earlier said that Russia is ready to coordinate the resolution on the ceasefire in Syria if it contains guarantees that all militants, chiefly those in Eastern Ghouta , will observer the ceasefire and stop the shelling of Damascus.

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  • Ferry explosion 'injures a dozen people' in Mexico
Ferry explosion 'injures a dozen people' in Mexico

Among the injured were twenty Mexicans, three Canadians and two Americans, according to local civil defense director for Playa del Carmen Juan Medina Sosa. Initial reports noted that a gas leak or an engine failure might have caused the explosion, but authorities still have not confirmed the real cause.

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  • We are turning TAPI into reality: PM Abbasi
We are turning TAPI into reality: PM Abbasi

Turkmenistan holds the world's fourth largest natural gas reserves, but in recent years has been strongly dependent on gas exports to China after Russian Federation reduced their gas imports. Afghanistan is expected to earn $500 million Dollars in transit duties annually from the project. The project is more than the sum of four nations' interest...

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  • Row on 'judicial discipline' takes a sharper turn in SC
Row on 'judicial discipline' takes a sharper turn in SC

A bench, comprising Justices Madan B Lokur , Kurian Joseph and Deepak Gupta, expressed its concerns while hearing arguments on propriety of a three-judge bench ruling of February 8, that held another three-judge ruling of 2014 to be " per incuriam " - not valid any longer.

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  • Another winter storm on the way
Another winter storm on the way

Croix counties. The National Weather Service says to expect two-to-four inches of snow in most places with up to seven inches of snow possible. Luckily, with this storm, there will be no freezing rain, sleet or wintry mix - just snow, Masters said.

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  • Myanmar bulldozing scores of Rohingya villages, Human Rights Watch says
Myanmar bulldozing scores of Rohingya villages, Human Rights Watch says

The villages were cleared during a military offensive that followed an August 2017 attack on police stations by a militant Islamist group. The crisis in Myanmar and reported massacres of Rohingya Muslims are the outcome of a society encouraged to hate and a lack of global leadership on human rights, Amnesty International said on Thursday.

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  • Modi-Trudeau meet today: PM looking forward to see Justin's children
Modi-Trudeau meet today: PM looking forward to see Justin's children

On Thursday, Khalistani terrorist Jaspal Atwal was found to have been invited by Canadian High Commissioner Nadir Patel for a dinner in Delhi. "The High Commission has rescinded Mr. The controversy surfaced after photographs of the invitation to the event in honour of Mr. Trudeau at "Canada House" in Delhi on Thursday as well as the event on Tues...

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  • 'Crowd attacked AAP leaders at Delhi Secretariat'
'Crowd attacked AAP leaders at Delhi Secretariat'

Deoli legislator Jarwal, who was detained last night, was also arrested, a police official said. After a two-hour meeting in the evening, IAS, DANICS, DASS and other associations of government officers made a decision to continue with the boycott until the CM apologised for the assault on chief secretary Anshu Prakash .

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  • UK Academics Strike Amid Pension Dispute
UK Academics Strike Amid Pension Dispute

Unions and other student groups have been rallying to provide support to students who will miss lecture hours due to the strikes. Some students are joining lecturers on picket lines, while others are demanding compensation for the classes they are missing.

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  • Trump administration proposal to extend short-term health insurance options
Trump administration proposal to extend short-term health insurance options

October 2017: President TrumpDonald John TrumpTillerson: Russia already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Speier on Trump's desire for military parade: "We have a Napoleon in the making" MORE cancels key ObamaCare payments known as cost-sharing reductions, which reimburse insurers for ...

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  • Delhi Chief Secy Assault row: DN Singh, calls constitutional crisis strike announced
Delhi Chief Secy Assault row: DN Singh, calls constitutional crisis strike announced

The IRS association, in a statement, expressed anguish on the alleged assault . The chief minister's office has remained steadfast in its denial of the chief secretary's allegations while the AAP has dismissed the accusation as "bizarre, ludicrous and baseless".

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  • Modi not against corruption, he is an instrument of corruption: Rahul
Modi not against corruption, he is an instrument of corruption: Rahul

Modijis magic can even make democracy disappear from India very soon, he told an election rally at Jowai in poll-bound Meghalaya. "Do not be afraid to tell them in the face about their hidden agenda", said the Congress president as he expressed his gratitude to the church in Meghalaya for turning down the central government's attempt to provi...

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  • Pakistani Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif from being PML-N chief
Pakistani Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif from being PML-N chief

It citied articles 62 and 63 of the Pakistani Constitution, which state that a disqualified individual can not lead a party, Pakistan Today reported. The decision comes months after the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) passed a law allowing Sharif to remain at its helm despite being removed from the premiership and barred from holding any off...

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  • Venezuela Comes Out With Guides On Petro Digital Currency
Venezuela Comes Out With Guides On Petro Digital Currency

The coin appears to be essentially a forward sale of the country's oil dressed up as a crypto-currency, opposition lawmaker Jorge Millan says . "The new cryptocurrency will be backed by reserves of Venezuelan wealth in gold, oil, gas, and diamonds".

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  • Zimbabwe: Thousands gather for Tsvangirai tribute
Zimbabwe: Thousands gather for Tsvangirai tribute

Nelson Chamisa has won leadership of the opposition party, which holds the second largest number of seats in Zimbabwe's parliament. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a longtime Mugabe ally, says in a statement that consultations are underway about what the government can do to "accord the late departed befitting honor".

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  • Turkish Shelling Near Afrin After Syrian Government Allied Troops Arrive
Turkish Shelling Near Afrin After Syrian Government Allied Troops Arrive

The ongoing bombardment and shelling have devastated numerous villages and towns in the Kurdish-held enclave on the Turkish border, with civilians bearing the brunt of the Turkish assault. Paramilitary forces aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad arrived in Afrin on Tuesday. Russia's chief objectives in Syria are to bolster Presid...

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  • Justin Billa, Alabama Police Officer, Killed By 'Person Of Interest' In Standoff
Justin Billa, Alabama Police Officer, Killed By 'Person Of Interest' In Standoff

That's where Hollie shot and killed Mobile Police Officer Justin Billa. WPMI reports Hollie was found dead in his barricaded home around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning after a standoff with a SWAT team. At least one officer fired shots back at Hollie, AL.com reported . Octavia Poellnitz, Hollie and Fonda's daughter, was distraught after hearing th...

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  • After IED Attack, COGAT Warns of Tougher Response on Gaza Border
After IED Attack, COGAT Warns of Tougher Response on Gaza Border

Cairo will open the Rafah border crossing linking Egypt's Sinai Peninsula to the blockaded Gaza Strip for four days, the Palestinian Embassy in Cairo announced on Tuesday. They are demanding payment from the Hamas-run healthy ministry. According to sources that spoke to Asharq Al-Awsat, Emadi's responses angered the workers who then assaulted him...

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  • Secret new charges filed against Manafort, Gates in Mueller probe
Secret new charges filed against Manafort, Gates in Mueller probe

The document also said van der Zwaan deleted emails sought by the special counsel's office and a law firm, referred to as "Law Firm A", including an email between himself and the unnamed person. But after the report was released in 2014, the Ukrainian government paid the firm $1 million. The New York Times reports that Van Der Zwaan, who wa...

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  • X-ray Analysis Uncovers a Secret Underneath one of Picasso's Masterpieces
X-ray Analysis Uncovers a Secret Underneath one of Picasso's Masterpieces

The Art Galley of Ontario, where the painting is now on display, teamed up with Northwestern University's Centre for Scientific Studies in the Arts in Chicago to scan some of Picasso's work with X-ray fluorescence spectrometry and other imaging technology.

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  • Trump accuser challenges president: 'By all means, release the footage'
Trump accuser challenges president: 'By all means, release the footage'

Trump's second tweet on Tuesday, referring to one of his accusers having her mortgage "paid off", appeared to be a reference to Jill Harth. In Tuesday's Washington Post story, she offered as evidence of the encounter in the form of an email she sent her mom later that day on January 11, 2006.

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  • Lucky 13 And Second Successive Title For Kvitova After Muguruza Classic
Lucky 13 And Second Successive Title For Kvitova After Muguruza Classic

Petra Kvitova came from a set down to claim the Qatar Open title in Doha with a 13th successive victory. Muguruza kept putting pressure on Kvitova's service game, and the Czech needed to save two break points again in the seventh game before holding her serve.

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  • Amarinder Singh look forward to meet Canadian PM
Amarinder Singh look forward to meet Canadian PM

Trudeau and his family were seen donning Indian attire. After providing picture-perfect optics at Taj Mahal in Agra, Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad and Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar, it was all business for the Canadian leader. On Monday, Singh confirmed officially as well as on social media that he would be meeting Trudeau. While Justin Tru...

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  • Syrian regime attacks kill 167 civilians in E Ghouta
Syrian regime attacks kill 167 civilians in E Ghouta

Local Co-ordination Committees, an opposition activist network, reports that civilians have been killed and wounded in fresh air strikes on Douma, Misraba and al-Nashabiya. Panos Moumtzis, the U.N.'s regional humanitarian coordinator for the Syrian crisis, said in a statement late Monday the humanitarian situation is "spiraling out of control".

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  • Trump blames Obama over Russian Federation election meddling
Trump blames Obama over Russian Federation election meddling

But that happened in December 2016 - weeks after the election. Representatives for Obama declined to comment Tuesday on Trump's latest round of tweets. Why do Americans support a president who appears to not have the best interests of our country? The 44th president, however, personally warned Russian President Vladimir Putin against messing wi...

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  • Student shoots self in OH middle school, no one else hurt
Student shoots self in OH middle school, no one else hurt

All other students and teachers in the middle school are safe and have not been released. The school district announced the lockdown at the middle school on Tuesday morning, and canceled classes at the district's four elementary schools. 'Students will be released to their parents in the near future'. Police did not provide any information on t...

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  • Man accused of taking thumb from 2000-year-old terra-cotta warrior
Man accused of taking thumb from 2000-year-old terra-cotta warrior

Terracotta Warriors which guarded the tomb of China's First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, on loan from China are displayed in The World Museum, Liverpool, Britain February 6, 2017. Another friend said Rohana posted a photo of "a finger" from a terra-cotta warrior on Snapchat a day after the party. Investigators confronted him in his home, where he re...

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  • Mitt Romney as the 'never Trump' Senate candidate? Don't bet on it
Mitt Romney as the 'never Trump' Senate candidate? Don't bet on it

The president tweeted, "He will make a great Senator and worthy successor to @ OrrinHatch and has my full support and endorsement!" Romney officially announced his Senate run on Friday with a video that took shots at Washington while praising Utah's fiscal restraint and embrace of immigrants.

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  • Penn State upsets No. 8 Buckeyes for a season sweep
Penn State upsets No. 8 Buckeyes for a season sweep

But we're not here to talk about football. It starts with a trip to University Park to take on a Penn State team that gave OSU its only loss in the Big Ten to date. Ohio State has been on a tear lately, and they've lost just one game since Christmas. For Penn State, the victory built on the team's increasingly strong case to make the NCAA tournam...

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