• Supreme Court Sets Aside Kerala High Court Order Annulling Hadiya's Marriage
Supreme Court Sets Aside Kerala High Court Order Annulling Hadiya's Marriage

K M Asokan, the father of Hadiya has said that he would consider filing a review petition after the Supreme Court declared his daughter's marriage valid. Pronouncing a brief operative order after lunch, Chief Justice Misra said the High Court should not have annulled the marriage between the two, following a Habeas Corpus petition, by exercising it...

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  • Tillerson changes tune after Trump accepts meeting with North Korea's Kim
Tillerson changes tune after Trump accepts meeting with North Korea's Kim

President Donald Trump will not meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un unless North Korea takes "concrete and verifiable actions" toward denuclearization, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Friday. "We consider it to be a step in the right direction". But analysts were damning, saying a US-North Korea summit was a win for Kim....

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  • Armed man takes hostages in Californian veterans home
Armed man takes hostages in Californian veterans home

Chase Beckman says a gunman has taken hostages at the veterans home. The 600-acre campus was put into lockdown about 10:40 a.m. and remained that way more than 30 minutes later. The man apparently slipped into the sprawling Veterans Home of California during a going-away party. Kamer says his wife is now inside the home's dining hall and is not...

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  • Trump's pro-American trade policy is just what he promised
Trump's pro-American trade policy is just what he promised

The surplus with the USA stood at $21 billion in February, China's official data showed, more than double the $10.4 billion surplus registered in February of past year. Trump's administration has faced growing opposition to the tariffs from prominent congressional Republicans and business officials anxious about their potential impact on the ec...

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  • USA 'a long way' from negotiations with N.Korea: Tillerson
USA 'a long way' from negotiations with N.Korea: Tillerson

Deborah Bräutigam, director of the China Africa Research Initiative at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in the United States, agreed that some African countries were having trouble repaying rising debts. Addis Ababa - AU Chairman Moussa Mahamat on Thursday said by hosting the USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson , he is...

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  • Saudi crown prince warns Turkey now part of 'triangle of evil'
Saudi crown prince warns Turkey now part of 'triangle of evil'

One of the most important aspects of the Crown Princes' visit is to set the message that Saudi Arabia is a reliable partner and that the Kingdom is indeed open for business and is looking for global support for his internal economic reforms while at the same time trying to offer reassurance to nervous worldwide investors given the quick pace of int...

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  • Indian SC allows passive euthanasia, 'living will'
Indian SC allows passive euthanasia, 'living will'

People on social media have come in vast support of the decision, stating that its encouraging for people who have to suffer pain, and don't want to live any longer because prolonged illness that incurable or if they're in an irreversible coma or vegetative state .

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  • We Change the Clocks this Weekend . . . Here's How It Might Affect You
We Change the Clocks this Weekend . . . Here's How It Might Affect You

Chamber. I mean, isn't it bad enough we have to put up with cold weather, but we have to do it in the dark? Florida, in keeping with its outlier character, would secede from the national timetable and enjoy extra daylight after the sun sets in the rest of the Eastern Time Zone.

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  • Kawhi Leonard denies treatment causing friction with Spurs
Kawhi Leonard denies treatment causing friction with Spurs

They understand the situation that I'm in. According to Tom Orsborn of the San Antonio Express-News, Leonard was asked whether he would like to finish his career as a Spur to which he responded, "Yeah, for sure". "It's hard to explain, but I am definitely better. I feel better, and I'm feeling more comfortable", Leonard told reporters on W...

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  • Overwhelming Support To Scrap Term Limit For Xi Jinping: China's Communist Party
Overwhelming Support To Scrap Term Limit For Xi Jinping: China's Communist Party

The inspiring message in the government work report echoes the Chinese leadership's commitment made at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China last October that "China will not close its door to the world, and it will only become more and more open".

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  • Federal Judge Hands Manafort a July Trial Date
Federal Judge Hands Manafort a July Trial Date

With a file from the Associated Press. So far, more than 100 charges have been filed against a 19 people and three companies. He is also facing a second case in federal court in Virginia, where he pleaded not guilty to tax and fraud charges.

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  • Supreme Court upholds marriage in alleged case of
Supreme Court upholds marriage in alleged case of "Love Jihad"

A three-judge Bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra , gave the ruling after NIA lawyer Maninder Singh told the Supreme Court that the agency's probe had nearly been concluded. Hadiya with her husband Shafin Jahan. An investigation was opened by the Supreme Court and she was summoned to testify if she was forced to convert.

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  • Iran's missile programme 'not a threat' to any country
Iran's missile programme 'not a threat' to any country

It's unclear how much of an effect Le Drian's talks will have in Iran, especially as newspapers greeted him Monday with headlines calling him an "impudent guest" and "Trump's Parisian servant". Despite Le Drian's tough talk on missiles, France remains firmly behind the agreement. Iran honors its commitment to the treaty to limit its nuclear devel...

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  • Lawfare: Trump Administration Is Going To War Over California's Nonsense Immigration Law
Lawfare: Trump Administration Is Going To War Over California's Nonsense Immigration Law

Under Trump, the department has brought a mix of political and financial pressures to bear against sanctuary cities , threatening to cut off federal law enforcement grants unless cities agree to identify and hold suspected immigration offenders.

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  • OSC Says Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act Twice
OSC Says Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act Twice

The OSC says it submitted its findings to President Trump "for appropriate disciplinary action". "He's awful for property owners", Conway said about then-Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones (D-Ala.) during a November appearance on Fox and Friends televised from the White House lawn.

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  • Broadcom Pledges 5G Investment to Win Qualcomm Deal Approval
Broadcom Pledges 5G Investment to Win Qualcomm Deal Approval

Mir noted that Chinese companies such as Huawei, which is also the No. 3 smartphone maker, have increased their engagement in 5G's development and that Huawei owns about 10 percent of 5G essential patents. Qualcomm said it received the letter on Sunday. " Qualcomm's partnership with the U.S. government encompasses efforts to address cybersecu...

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  • Tillerson slams China ahead of his African tour
Tillerson slams China ahead of his African tour

He will also be meeting with the leadership in each country as well as the leadership of the African Union in Addis Ababa. The African Union, which represents 55 countries in the continent, demanded an apology by Trump and a group of African ambassadors to the United Nations also denounced the comments, saying that they were 'scandalous, racist a...

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  • Texas Democrats energized by early voting numbers
Texas Democrats energized by early voting numbers

Primary elections have only a fraction of the voters who turn out for general elections - the combined number of voters who participated in the 2016 primaries made up just over 20 percent of those who voted in the general election that year.

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  • Ailing Mississippi Sen. Cochran To Resign, Setting Up 2018 Special Election
Ailing Mississippi Sen. Cochran To Resign, Setting Up 2018 Special Election

Sen. Thad Cochran of MS announced Monday that he will resign effective April 1. Cochran's departure means both Senate seats will be up for grabs this election cycle as the Republican Party struggles to manage a disaffected conservative faction within the state.

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  • Jeff Sessions to make 'major sanctuary jurisdiction announcement' tomorrow in Sacramento
Jeff Sessions to make 'major sanctuary jurisdiction announcement' tomorrow in Sacramento

Justice Department filed suit - the most aggressive move yet in the Trump administration's push to force so-called sanctuary cities and states to cooperate with immigration authorities. Then, in a direct shout-out to the attorney general, Brown wrote , "Jeff, these political stunts may be the norm in Washington, but they don't work here".

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  • France To Make 15 Legal Age Of Consent For Sex
France To Make 15 Legal Age Of Consent For Sex

France is moving to make 15 the legal age of sexual consent following two very public cases involving the rape of 11-year-old girls, according to the Agence France-Presse . If the child is under 15 years of age, the new law will put the onus on the adult to prove the minor gave consent, instead of expecting the victim to prove they were threatene...

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  • Coco wins Best Animated Feature Oscar
Coco wins Best Animated Feature Oscar

Marginalized people deserve to feel like they belong. Unkrich said the movie was in the works before Donald Trump became president, but his election added a new sense of importance to the film. Coco centers on a 12-year-old boy who calls the help of his late great-great-grandfather to rescue him from the land of the dead . The film follows M...

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  • Nagaland: NDPP, BJP and others elect Neiphiu Rio as their leader
Nagaland: NDPP, BJP and others elect Neiphiu Rio as their leader

That is because Congress has been a halfhearted challenger due to practical compulsion of Congress-CPM tactical tango against BJP in national politics all these years since demolition of Babri Masjid in 1992. Tripura victory will prompt BJP to go ballistic in the remaining Left pitch - Kerala - besides positioning itself as the real challenger to ...

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  • Merkel's conservatives join coalition with social Democrats
Merkel's conservatives join coalition with social Democrats

The leaders of the SPD and Merkel's CDU/CSU bloc had reached a preliminary agreement on February 7 to form another "grand coalition" government, after a 136-day post-election stalemate. But discord within the coalition could hamper Merkel's ability to tackle challenges like euro zone reforms, Trump's protectionist policies, China's rising dominance...

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  • DACA was supposed to end Monday. It didn't, but DREAMERs remain anxious
DACA was supposed to end Monday. It didn't, but DREAMERs remain anxious

Another 5,320 DACA permits expire in April and almost 14,000 more in May. Introduced in June 2012, DACA has given hundreds of thousands of people who came to the country illegally as children two-year renewable permits to live and work.

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  • PNB fraud: Opposition wants debate in Lok Sabha on March 6
PNB fraud: Opposition wants debate in Lok Sabha on March 6

On the other hand, the government may push for passage of the pending triple talaq bill and the OBC bill. Congress Deputy Leader in the Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma submitted an adjournment notice to discuss the alleged bank fraud. The Congress party has accused the BJP of doing "vendetta politics" and deviating the focus from bank fraud. I...

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  • Maxine Waters Suggests Stormy Daniels Should Comment On Trump's Mental State
Maxine Waters Suggests Stormy Daniels Should Comment On Trump's Mental State

We know this because Trump's longtime lawyer-Michael Cohen-told the New York Times that "neither the Trump Organization nor the Trump campaign was a party to the transaction with Ms. Cohen declined to comment on whether Trump or anyone else reimbursed him. 'I'd refer you to Michael on that, ' she added, passing the ball back to Cohen.

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  • Canada: police add seventh victim in murder case
Canada: police add seventh victim in murder case

He refused to detail where the photo was taken and stressed that it was not clear whether the most recent remains found belong to the unidentified man. Numerous other alleged victims have been darker skinned and of South Asian or Middle Eastern descent who frequented the "Gay Village" area of Toronto.

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  • Social Democrats back new Merkel-led German government
Social Democrats back new Merkel-led German government

Noting that it would be the biggest opposition party now that the SPD has joined the government, the AfD's parliamentary group leader Alice Weidel promised that "the bill will come at the latest in 2021". The SPD ballot pitted the leadership of the center-left party against the radical youth wing, which wanted the SPD to rebuild in opposition after...

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  • Roger Bannister, First to Run Sub Four-Minute Mile, Dies at 88
Roger Bannister, First to Run Sub Four-Minute Mile, Dies at 88

The junior doctor's unbelievable feat of athleticism at Iffley Road track in Oxford all those years ago spurred on further generations of runners to keep bringing down the record time. The two men competed at the Commonwealth Games in Canada later in 1954 in a race billed as the "Miracle Mile". A giant of athletics, Sir Roger Bannister will b...

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