• JD(S) is a party of opportunists, says Siddu

    JD(S) is a party of opportunists, says Siddu

    World

    Gowda also said that his conversation with the members of the organisation had been misinterpreted by the media. It is a battle for survival for JD (S ) too, while for BJP , the result is equally important as a loss in Karnataka could have an impact on the assembly elections in BJP- ruled states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh later this year.
  • US 34 to remain closed for Easter

    World

    We usually are reminded of the reason Christian believers celebrate Easter - the resurrection of Jesus Christ. As Christians, we daily thank God for his blessings and a chance to show his love to others. The 38th annual Ecumenical Way of the Cross will be drawing the faithful together as they retrace the steps of Christ through the streets of Pembroke this Friday .
  • Russian ambassador Grigory Logvinov denies expelled officials are spies

    World

    Russian Federation has denied using Novichok, a nerve agent first developed by the Soviet military, to attack Skripal. If further "hostile actions" against Russian diplomatic and consular offices in the USA continue, additional steps will be taken against its staff and facilities in Russia , the foreign ministry said in a statement .
  • Good Chance North Korean Leader Will Do 'What Is Right'

    Good Chance North Korean Leader Will Do 'What Is Right'

    World

    Trump asked during a speech in Richfield, Ohio, on the administration's infrastructure plan. Up to six other lawyers have also reportedly turned down Trump over the past week. "Following on the success of tax reform, infrastructure is the next piece of the President's successful economic agenda", White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Wednesday.
  • Rapper Fabolous surrenders in Englewood domestic violence case

    Rapper Fabolous surrenders in Englewood domestic violence case

    World

    The rapper was accompanied by his attorney when he went to the police precinct. "I$3 believe he is incapable of engaging in the alleged conduct". Jackson, who also goes by Fabolous , faces third-degree aggravated assault and third-degree making terroristic threat charges in connection to a domestic incident that happened earlier that day, police said.
  • Russian Federation retaliates, expels 60 American diplomats after U.S. action

    Russian Federation retaliates, expels 60 American diplomats after U.S. action

    World

    If further "hostile actions" against Russian diplomatic and consular offices in the USA continue, additional steps will be taken against its staff and facilities in Russia, the ministry said. Lavrov said Britain had informed Moscow of the state of health of Yulia Skripal on Thursday and that Russian Federation had asked again for access to her as a citizen.
  • White House Says Police Killing of Stephon Clark Is

    White House Says Police Killing of Stephon Clark Is "Local Matter"

    World

    Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced Tuesday the decision not to charge two officers involved in the fatal shooting of Sterling during a confrontation in the summer of 2016. Sanders also said the administration wants "to find ways to bring the country together, certainly not looking for any place of division". Separately, the claim that the president has been hesitant to weigh in on local law enforcement issues runs counter to his calls in 2017 to "send the feds" into Chicago ...
  • Cricket Australia confirm 12-month bans on Steve Smith, Warner

    Cricket Australia confirm 12-month bans on Steve Smith, Warner

    World

    Within hours, Lehmann said he was standing down despite Cricket Australia saying he had had no knowledge of the plot to alter the condition of the ball in the third Test in Cape Town. "I hope in time I can earn back respect and forgiveness". I apologise for my part and take responsibility for it. "The video of Steve Smith being escorted at the airport and his most recent press conference resonated with me".
  • Is Deepika Padukone heading to the West?

    Is Deepika Padukone heading to the West?

    World

    Let me tell you that a few weeks ago Salman Khan said in an interview that depression is a luxury disease. Well, Alia is perhaps one of those few actresses who shares a good vibe with nearly everyone in the industry. It will be wonderful to act in a movie with such powerful women. Instead, I want to do something which has only women. "I've made a pact with Kat and DP that we will do films together", she told the leading daily.
  • Cheetah Hitches a Ride During African Safari

    Cheetah Hitches a Ride During African Safari

    World

    In footage shared of the incident, the curious cheetah can be seen grabbing onto the passenger's seat of the auto and having a look around before getting comfortable in the vehicle's backseat. The man in the video, Mr Britton Hayes, was told by his guide to keep still and not make eye contact with the animal, reported USA news outlet Komo News on Thursday (March 29).
  • Russian Federation expels 60 United States diplomats, closes consulate in retaliation

    Russian Federation expels 60 United States diplomats, closes consulate in retaliation

    World

    Washington earlier ordered the expulsion of 60 diplomats and shut down the Russian consulate general in Seattle. Mr. Lavrov added that Russian Federation would also issue tit-for-tat responses to the other countries that have expelled diplomats in a mass show of support for Britain which has blamed Moscow for the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with a nerve agent in the city of Salisbury.
  • Pres. Trump says Second Amendment won't be repealed

    Pres. Trump says Second Amendment won't be repealed

    World

    A lifelong Republican but considered liberal in his judicial rulings, Stevens pointed to his dissent in the 2008 landmark District of Columbia v. Heller case that the Second Amendment protects an individual's right to possess a firearm for self-defense within his home.
  • Ahead of Next Week's Walkout, Stillwater Teachers Take to the Streets

    Ahead of Next Week's Walkout, Stillwater Teachers Take to the Streets

    World

    Oklahoma Senate leaders were scrambling to find the votes Tuesday for a almost $450 million package of tax hikes on cigarettes, motor fuel, lodging and oil and gas production that passed the House late Monday. "The bill was a giant step in the right direction and for that, we are thankful". The teachers looked at it and said , thanks but we'll be striking anyway.
  • National Vietnam War Veterans Day Celebrate

    National Vietnam War Veterans Day Celebrate

    World

    Thursday's proclamation comes a year after President Donald Trump officially signed the Vietnam War Recognition Act of 2017. It's been decades since the beginning of the Vietnam War, and public opinion over the war led to shaming many veterans when they returned home.
  • Stormy Daniels files motion to have Trump testify about alleged relationship

    World

    Daniels says she signed an agreement to keep quiet about her claims in exchange for R1.5 million of "hush" money in October 2016, just days before the presidential election. Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, detailed her alleged 2006 tryst with Trump in a widely watched interview with CBS 60 Minutes broadcast Sunday.
  • Chinese Authorities Release Bishop - but Restrict His Celebration of Mass

    Chinese Authorities Release Bishop - but Restrict His Celebration of Mass

    World

    The rumor started when the secretary-general of the Bishops Conference of the Catholic Church in China, Bishop Guo Jincai, said Thursday that negotiations between China and the Vatican have reached "the final stages" and that an agreement regarding the appointment of bishops in China could be signed as early as this Saturday.
  • President Trump to promote infrastructure plan in Richfield, Ohio

    President Trump to promote infrastructure plan in Richfield, Ohio

    World

    But he reserved his most passionate language for the familiar themes of his political stump speech, including calling again for a border wall and touting accomplishments from his first year in office. "Over 18 million people, and it was about us!" he said. "And it was about us". In Ohio, Trump also discussed findings in a new report from the White House Council of Economic Advisers saying the infrastructure proposal would contribute modestly to economic growth over the 10-year period and ...
  • Yulia Skripal, victim in poisoning in Britain, upgraded to stable condition

    Yulia Skripal, victim in poisoning in Britain, upgraded to stable condition

    World

    The father and daughter were first found unconscious on a street bench in Salisbury on March 4 and remain in critical condition today. The Russian embassy in the United Kingdom said the prime minister had still not presented evidence that the country was responsible for the poisonings , adding that "no one in the wider world would take British words for granted".
  • Turkey, EU fail to reach 'concrete solutions'

    Turkey, EU fail to reach 'concrete solutions'

    World

    The bloc is set to grant Turkey a second 3 billion euro ($3.7 billion) tranche to provide for the Syrians it hosts under a March 2016 deal to take in migrants fleeing the country's war. Mr Tusk added: "While our relationship is going through hard times, in areas where we do cooperate, we cooperate well". The PKK - which is considered an illegal terrorist movement by the Ankara government - has been conducting an insurgency against Turkey since 1984.
  • ICC move to protect the spirit of cricket

    ICC move to protect the spirit of cricket

    World

    During the third Test between South Africa and Australia between March 22 to 26, Australian Cameron Bancroft was caught on cameras using what is believed to be a tape before attempting to hide the object down the front of his trousers, moments before the umpires seemingly inquired about the contents of his pockets on the third day of the Cape Town Test.
  • Pope Francis washes feet of 12 prisoners during Holy Thursday Mass

    Pope Francis washes feet of 12 prisoners during Holy Thursday Mass

    World

    The ceremony also includes the washing of the feet, a remembrance of the time when Jesus Christ washed the feet of his 12 Apostles. The day honours the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles in Jerusalem before he was betrayed by his disciple Judas which led to his crucifixion.
  • Mega Millions jackpot climbs over $500M

    Mega Millions jackpot climbs over $500M

    World

    The gold Mega Ball was 13. The last time was in July 2016 when a single ticket in IN won a $536 million prize. The record was set in 2012 at $656 million - and one of the three winning tickets for that one was sold right here in Kansas. Tuesday night's drawing was the 23rd straight Mega Millions drawing without a jackpot-winning ticket, though two tickets worth $1 million each matched five of the six numbers.
  • California Cliff Crash: Devonte Hart's Family Of 8 Dead In SUV Accident

    California Cliff Crash: Devonte Hart's Family Of 8 Dead In SUV Accident

    World

    Deputies have identified two women and their three adopted children from the Pacific Northwest who were killed in a crash along the California coastline, as crews continue searching for three more children. The Harts, who went to events such as rallies for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, often showed up in matching T-shirts. Sheriff Allmann has appealed for help in retracing the family's movements before their vehicle was found, adding: "We have every indication to believe that all ...
  • Pope Francis reportedly claims 'there is no Hell'

    Pope Francis reportedly claims 'there is no Hell'

    World

    He added, "Hell does not exist - what exists is the disappearance of sinful souls". Pope Francis hit out at the Italian mafia yesterday, calling them "fake Christians" who "carry death in their souls". The church says that while the two met, no interview took place. Both of these claims run contrary to the central tenets of Catholicism: that the soul is eternal and that hell exists to punish the wicked for denying the word of God.
  • Edmonton man arrested after child porn investigation at Ft. Erie border

    Edmonton man arrested after child porn investigation at Ft. Erie border

    World

    The Attorney General's Crimes Against Children Unit was formed to assist law enforcement agencies throughout the state to investigate cases involving juvenile victims. They say the investigation began after police were contacted by the Canada Border Services Agency. A preliminary forensic review of the suspect's electronic devices indicated it held multiple files of child pornography.
  • Abortion referendum will take place on May 25

    Abortion referendum will take place on May 25

    World

    After the date was confirmed, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar tweeted on Wednesday night: "On May 25th Irish people will have the chance to make change in our constitution - to trust women and trust doctors". The referendum will take place exactly three months before the visit of Pope Francis , the first visit to the country by a pontiff since John Paul II went there in 1979.
  • Sarkozy to stand trial for corruption

    Sarkozy to stand trial for corruption

    World

    Sarkozy has faced multiple corruption inquiries since he left office in 2012. Sarkozy, who is embroiled in several criminal investigations, denies any wrongdoing and has vowed to have all cases dismissed. In a separate case, a judicial official said Thursday that Sarkozy was ordered to stand trial on accusations that he tried to illegally obtain information from a magistrate about yet another investigation involving Sarkozy.
  • Thomas Academy Teacher Pleads Guilty to Furnishing Alcohol for Students

    Thomas Academy Teacher Pleads Guilty to Furnishing Alcohol for Students

    World

    Bobay said he has asked several Milpitas police chiefs multiple times over the years to add another school resource police officer at Milpitas High School, which now has one, but they've all said no because of budget constraints. The proposal would block insurance companies from penalizing districts if their teachers carried a gun in class. Democratic committee member and ELL teacher Rep.
  • Ready Player One Sequel Update

    Ready Player One Sequel Update

    World

    The main character, Parzival, (also known as Wade Watts played by Tye Sheridan ) enters the contest and is determined to meet the challenge and find the keys to unlock the digital Easter egg. If you adore Netflix's "Stranger Things" throwback style, expect to have a blast with this nostalgic romp through the 1980s. Obsessed with late 20th-century pop culture, he filled the Oasis with references to films, TV shows, comics and games of the period.
  • Russia Mourns Kemerovo Mall Fire Victims

    Russia Mourns Kemerovo Mall Fire Victims

    World

    The local governor has still not visited the site of the fire or met with the relatives, and Mr Putin waited a day before travelling to Kemerovo and declaring nationwide mourning. Negligence, cost-cutting, corruption, and the thwarting of safety rules are blamed for causing or aggravating the human toll from blazes in Russian Federation, where the death rate from fires is far higher than in most Western countries.
  • Snubbed! No English refs, assistants at 2018 SWC

    Snubbed! No English refs, assistants at 2018 SWC

    World

    Iran, Uzbekistan and Saudi Arabia each will have two representatives in the list of 10 assistant referees. In total, the FIFA Referees Committee has selected 36 referees and 63 assistant referees, representing 46 different countries, for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, details showed today.
  • 850000 turn out for Washington anti-gun rally

    850000 turn out for Washington anti-gun rally

    World

    The overall aim is to defund Planned Parenthood and "abolish abortion now", Hawkins said . After the march concluded, thousands of attendees headed across the Bay to attend a rally at Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco. They are calling all of us - the generations of "boomers" who have grown lazy and complacent, sons and daughters of both those who are well-off and those who are struggling, and those barely older than themselves - who are seeking to define what it means to be an ...
  • 'Serial' Subject Adnan Syed Deserves A New Trial, Appeals Court Rules

    'Serial' Subject Adnan Syed Deserves A New Trial, Appeals Court Rules

    World

    But it remains a possibility that prosecutors will appeal Thursday's decision to Maryland's highest court, the Court of Appeals. "This is an alibi witness who is providing their phone number and their willingness to testify, and the reason, the reason that this is so important is that there is no more powerful defense than an alibi".
  • Spy poisoning: Russian Federation expels United States diplomats in tit-for-tat measure

    World

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a news conference after a meeting with United Nations special envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura in Moscow , Russia March 29, 2018. On March 14, British Prime Minister Theresa May ordered the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats after Moscow rebuffed an earlier demand to explain how a Soviet-designed and Russian-produced nerve agent known as novichok came to be used in Britain .
  • Brown's buzzer-beating trey lifts Celtics over Jazz

    Brown's buzzer-beating trey lifts Celtics over Jazz

    World

    Needless to say, Boston would finish in spectacular fashion with a game-winning three-pointer from shooting guard Jaylen Brown . Brown made the most of it, burying a 3-pointer with nearly no time left on the clock to put the Celtics up by three.
  • Former Disney star Caroline Sunshine to join White House press team

    Former Disney star Caroline Sunshine to join White House press team

    World

    Sunshine has most notably appeared alongside Zendaya as Tinka Hessenheffer in Shake It Up , the Disney Channel series that aired from 2010 to 2013. The White House has responded positively to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's surprise visit to China and his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
  • Distracted driving blamed for crash that killed 6-year-old

    Distracted driving blamed for crash that killed 6-year-old

    World

    The state of CT has prohibited all drivers from using hand-held cell phones. This also includes tablets, laptops, games or any other hand-held electronic device. According to the press release, driver inattention was listed as a contributing circumstance in 52 percent of New Jersey auto crashes in 2015. The commission also said it was starting a campaign aimed at educating parents and caregivers, encouraging them to set a good example for kids.
  • Malala In Pakistan For First Visit Since Being Shot By Taliban

    Malala In Pakistan For First Visit Since Being Shot By Taliban

    World

    The Malala Fund champions every girl's right to 12 years of free, safe and quality education. "Our generations to come are the future of Pakistan". Malala will meet Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and other senior government functionaries during her four-day stay in the country.