Taking Chinese money imperils your sovereignty, Tillerson tells African leaders

On trade, Tillerson said US supported AU's economic regional integration efforts to lower intra-trade barriers on the continent and boost more intra-regional trade. Tillerson embarked on a five-nation tour beginning in Ethiopia with a visit to the... More..

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Myanmar denies human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

Myanmar denies human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims

A top United Nations official believes that conditions are not ripe for Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh to return to their homes in Myanmar , said the chief United Nations spokesman on Tuesday...More..

Trump jokes 'we don't have stars anymore' except for him
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

Trump jokes 'we don't have stars anymore' except for him

Gerwig, director and writer of the critically acclaimed " Lady Bird " was the first woman nominated in this category in 10 years. Ahmed Rafaat, 19, said that he is not interested in watching the Oscars at a...More..

Mark Your Calendar: Manafort Fraud Trial Set for July
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

Mark Your Calendar: Manafort Fraud Trial Set for July

A trial date was set for July 10 . The charges in both cases relate to Manafort laundering some $75 million in relation to his work for Russia-backed former Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych between abou...More..

Supreme Court upholds Hadiya's marriage
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

Supreme Court upholds Hadiya's marriage

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra , in a brief operative order said it was restoring Hadiya and Jahan's marriage, as it had interacted with the former and found that she had exercised her consent in ...More..

Iran must curb missile program or face sanctions, says top French diplomat
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Iran must curb missile program or face sanctions, says top French diplomat

Iran must curb its missile program or face sanctions, France's top diplomat said. Ahead of Le Drian's trip, the French Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying he would pursue "a frank and demanding dialogu...More..

Sanctuary cities lawsuit: Jeff Sessions, federal government abuse their power
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Sanctuary cities lawsuit: Jeff Sessions, federal government abuse their power

Attempts to require local law enforcement officials to enforce federal law-something that is most certainly not their job-cost millions of dollars and, by deterring cooperation with police, make it hard to do...More..

USA officially flags Broadcom Qualcomm move as national security issue
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

USA officially flags Broadcom Qualcomm move as national security issue

Broadcom's proposed takeover of Qualcomm would be the largest deal ever in semiconductors, creating a chip juggernaut with a leading market position in many top chips used in smartphones. "It is critical...More..

US Secretary Of State Tillerson Traveling To 5 African Nations This Week
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

US Secretary Of State Tillerson Traveling To 5 African Nations This Week

Tillerson said China's investment in Africa "encouraged dependency". Another $110 million was destined for Ethiopia to help amid a drought. In his speech on Tuesday at George Mason University, Mr Tillerson ...More..

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry Resigns In Wake Of Extramarital Affair Revelation, Investigation
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry Resigns In Wake Of Extramarital Affair Revelation, Investigation

The mayor is being investigated for having an extramarital affair with her former bodyguard, Metro police Sgt. Robert Forrest , to which she admitted to back in January . "I have lots of work to do in this ci...More..

As the West Virginia Teachers' Strike Continues, Students Feel Its Effects
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

As the West Virginia Teachers' Strike Continues, Students Feel Its Effects

One administrator noted the impasse is affecting 277,000 students and 35,000 employees. As Dave Mistich of West Virginia Public Broadcasting reported , Senate President Mitch Carmichael said last week his ...More..

Saudi Crown Prince to Sisi: Our Talks Demonstrated Strength of our Ties
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince to Sisi: Our Talks Demonstrated Strength of our Ties

As part of the newly signed Egypt-Saudi joint venture, Saudi Arabia plans to build seven cities and tourism projects, while Egypt will focus on developing the existing resort cities of Sharm El Sheikh and Hurgh...More..

SpaceX Hispasat Launch: Everything to Know About the Satellite
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

SpaceX Hispasat Launch: Everything to Know About the Satellite

The rocket will carry with it a satellite for the 25-year-old Spanish communications operator Hispasat. Hispasat 30W-6 will operate alongside Hispasat 30W-5, which was formerly Hispasat-1E, providing services...More..

Ahead of Texas primary, early signs of a 2018 Democratic surge
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Ahead of Texas primary, early signs of a 2018 Democratic surge

No Democrat has represented the Lone Star State in the Senate since 1993, but O'Rourke believes he can beat the odds, in part by campaigning aggressively in every part of this sprawling state. Now, O'Rourke i...More..

Trump slumps on Forbes billionaires list
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Trump slumps on Forbes billionaires list

Interestingly, Trump-branded golf properties in locations where he won the 2016 election saw a more than 5% increase in revenue, while those in places where he lost the election - like California - had a 4% fal...More..

Aid delivery to Syria's eastern Ghouta halted by violence
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Aid delivery to Syria's eastern Ghouta halted by violence

The UN's refugee agency UNHCR said the convoy was in the town of Douma for almost nine hours before it cut short its mission. Islamic State fighters and other insurgent groups committed war crimes including...More..

Nor'easter Predicted Wednesday; Accumulation Could Top A Foot
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Nor'easter Predicted Wednesday; Accumulation Could Top A Foot

In advance of the storm, the National Weather Service has upgraded the " Winter Storm Watch " to a "Warning" for the higher elevations north and west of Providence. Temperatures will hover in the low 40s thro...More..

'Coco' wins Oscar for 'Animated Feature Film' at the 90th Academy Awards
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

'Coco' wins Oscar for 'Animated Feature Film' at the 90th Academy Awards

Disney/Pixar's Coco took home the Academy Award for best animated feature, topping a field that including The Boss Baby , Ferdinand and indies Loving Vincent and The Breadwinner . Honouring the best i...More..

Mamata attributes Congress' Tripura defeat to failure in forging alliance
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Mamata attributes Congress' Tripura defeat to failure in forging alliance

The Gujarat Assembly elections in December showed that this government has failed rural India and as far as Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh are concerned, it's unlikely that BJP will be able to retai...More..

Germany to start work on trade, China, Syria war - Merkel
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Germany to start work on trade, China, Syria war - Merkel

Conservatives are still smarting from Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to let an SPD politician serve as finance minister, a job long held by budget hawk Wolfgang Schaeuble, who was known for his focus on bu...More..

Uncertain future for US 'Dreamer' immigrants as deadline passes
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Uncertain future for US 'Dreamer' immigrants as deadline passes

To qualify, they needed to have arrived before their 16th birthday, been under 31 in June 2012, completed high school or served in the military, and have clean criminal records. The Senate rejected it . Repub...More..

Both houses adjourned after protests over PNB scam
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Both houses adjourned after protests over PNB scam

Following the ruckus inside the parliament by the opposition parties, Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 12 p.m. and Rajya Sabha till 2 p.m. Two houses of Parliament are meeting after a month-long recess...More..

New report suggests Trump personally coordinated $130000 payment to adult film star
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

New report suggests Trump personally coordinated $130000 payment to adult film star

But per the WSJ report, after Trump won Cohen was complaining about how "he had yet to be reimbursed for the payment to Ms. Clifford". According to the report, Cohen's $130,000 payment to Daniels, whose rea...More..

Police news event to update serial killings investigation
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Police news event to update serial killings investigation

Idsinga said he was releasing the image of the John Doe because they had not yet found anyone who knew him. The source said the new unidentified remains were found in a planter at the same Toronto property wh...More..

Secret Service: Male shot himself to death near White House
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Secret Service: Male shot himself to death near White House

Law enforcement officers speak to witnesses after a security scare at the White House when a man apparently shot himself, according to a law enforcement source. Traffic was brought to a standstill and journalis...More..