US, South Korea overhaul 6-year-old free trade agreement

Less than a week before, on March 8, Trump accepted Kim Jong Un's invitation for a summit, giving the North Korean leader an opportunity to push the U.S.to reduce its military presence on the Korean Peninsula or withdraw entirely. Instead, South ... More..

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Shulkin Says He Was Ousted From The VA For Opposing Privatization
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Shulkin Says He Was Ousted From The VA For Opposing Privatization

The president's physician is on call to take over the health of the Department of Veterans Affairs . The 10-day trip involved only 3-1/2 working days, cost taxpayers $122,334, and included the use of a VA subo...More..

Maryland court upholds new trial for man in 'Serial' podcast
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Maryland court upholds new trial for man in 'Serial' podcast

Syed's attorneys successfully argued in 2016 that Syed should be granted a new trial. The Court of Special Appeals reversed the circuit court on both issues, which it is what it is. The appeals court said S...More..

Royal wedding: Security plans for Harry and Meghan's big day revealed
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Royal wedding: Security plans for Harry and Meghan's big day revealed

In addition, members of the Household Cavalry will form a staircase party at the chapel which is the venue of the wedding. But even before Markle steps into St George's Chapel on May 19 the gilded invitations...More..

by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Kim Jong Un to Meet With South Korean President in April

Minister Cho on Thursday said , however, that the issue of denuclearization of the Korean peninsula had been discussed as "the most important issue" at the January 9 meeting and at recent exchanges of specia...More..

Iran Urges Saudi Arabia to End Yemen War, Engage in Dialogue
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Iran Urges Saudi Arabia to End Yemen War, Engage in Dialogue

Turki al-Maliki said on Monday that the ballistic missile attacks on Saudi Arabia by Yemen's Houthi insurgents were a serious escalation and threat to regional and worldwide security. It is evident to the wor...More..

Minority status to the Lingayats only election stunt: Shah
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Minority status to the Lingayats only election stunt: Shah

The Election Commission assured that they "will look into leaks" on dates. Officials said IT and other initiatives taken by the CEO office for the elections include Global Positioning System based vehicle...More..

Not again! Snow warning for Lincoln on Easter Monday
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Not again! Snow warning for Lincoln on Easter Monday

But, rain showers late Saturday is in the forecast along with some snow overnight into early Easter Sunday . Several cm of snow are possible, especially over hills, with drifting also likely in strong wind...More..

Meghan Markle's nephew 'not invited' to royal wedding?
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Meghan Markle's nephew 'not invited' to royal wedding?

Meghan's decision shouldn't come as a surprise considering that she has been friends with the stylist for many years. And while Kate is very much in the running as new Markle squad member, she will not be Ma...More..

Uber cedes Southeast Asia to rival Grab in latest pullout
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Uber cedes Southeast Asia to rival Grab in latest pullout

Drivers of ridesharing firm Uber in the Philippines and Southeast Asia must migrate to the platform of Grab after the Singapore-based company acquired its California-based corporate rival's operations in th...More..

Court orders immediate release of Miguna from JKIA
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Court orders immediate release of Miguna from JKIA

Lady Justice Roselyn Aburili on Tuesday issued the directive after lawyers representing Dr Miguna dragged the government to court, seeking his unrestricted entry back into the country. Here are some photos from...More..

Germany expels four Russian diplomats over Skripal case
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Germany expels four Russian diplomats over Skripal case

Germany, France, Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Czech, Netherlands, Bulgaria, Ireland and several others will "likely" expel the Russians on Monday, a senior foreign diplomat told CNN. On March 16, the In...More..

Bolton Set To 'Clean House' At NSC, Ousting Dozens Of WH Officials
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Bolton Set To 'Clean House' At NSC, Ousting Dozens Of WH Officials

He brought in McMaster to replace Michael Flynn , who, along with Trump's deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates and campaign aide George Papadopoulos, has pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Inves...More..

Who leaked Karnataka polls' dates? EC faces tough questions
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Who leaked Karnataka polls' dates? EC faces tough questions

Amit Malviya also wrote a letter to the Election Commission, reiterating that he had tweeted the information based on the Times Now flash at 11:06 am, and even attached the tweet of Srivatsav. He mixed up th...More..

Karnataka set for polls on 12 May as leak row erupts
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Karnataka set for polls on 12 May as leak row erupts

There will be a single-phase election for the 224-member assembly, like the last time. It should also be noted that neither BJP nor Congress had fielded Holeaya/Chalavadi candidates after the constituency (ea...More..

United States exempts South Korea
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

United States exempts South Korea

South Korea's Trade minister has revealed that the South Korea and the United States have reached an understanding to revise steel tariffs' free trade agreement (FTA). Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he ...More..

McConnell backs full legalization of hemp while in Kentucky
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

McConnell backs full legalization of hemp while in Kentucky

While in his home state of Kentucky, McConnell announced he will introduce a bill to legalize hemp as an "agricultural commodity". The Farm Bureau, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, ...More..

Suspicious Packages Turn Up at DC Military Installations
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Suspicious Packages Turn Up at DC Military Installations

An X-ray indicated a suspected Global Positioning System and an expedient fuse attached. "The FBI investigation determined that the packages contained potential destructive devices and appeared to be sent by ...More..

Linda Brown of Historic Brown v. Board of Education, Dies at 76
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Linda Brown of Historic Brown v. Board of Education, Dies at 76

When they got home, she said , her parents discussed what had gone on "and I knew that there was something terribly wrong about this", Brown said. Linda Brown , whose father objected when she was not allowe...More..

Students reported 'favoritism' before teacher-student relationship was discovered
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Students reported 'favoritism' before teacher-student relationship was discovered

Zamora's bond was set at $250,000 this week. "The text messages found are sexual in nature that allege an ongoing relationship between the two", Lisa Kutis with the Goodyear Police Department said, adding tha...More..

Rahul Gandhi lashes out at JDS, calls it
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Rahul Gandhi lashes out at JDS, calls it "Janata Dal Sangh Parivar"

Of the three Congress winners, Chandrasekhar secured 46 votes as against two by Farooq, L. Hanumanthaiah got 44 and Hussain 42, while BJP's Rajeev Chandrashekar bagged 50, the highest among the four contestan...More..

Slain Holocaust survivor's son tells i24NEWS murder by known attacker unforeseen
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Slain Holocaust survivor's son tells i24NEWS murder by known attacker unforeseen

After the war, Kroll returned to the French capital and married a Holocaust survivor, who died in the early 2000s. Robert Ejnes, Executive Director of the umbrella group for French Jewish organizations, CRIF, ...More..

Fuming Donald Trump Defends Vladimir Putin Embrace After Damaging Leak
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Fuming Donald Trump Defends Vladimir Putin Embrace After Damaging Leak

Officials said the duo spoke by phone on Tuesday, days after the Russian leader secured a fourth term in the Kremlin. The White House had said Monday that it was "not surprised by the outcome" of Sunday's pre...More..

British officials compare Russia World Cup to Hitler's Olympics
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

British officials compare Russia World Cup to Hitler's Olympics

Johnson went on to say, "I frankly do not think England should be participating in the World Cup". Johnson, speaking at a Foreign Affairs select committee hearing , agreed when Labour MP Ian Austin put it to...More..

Palm Sunday begins holy week in lead up to Easter
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Palm Sunday begins holy week in lead up to Easter

He talked about "World Youth Day" and encouraged young people to take the lead. The same goes for those who are only in town for the weekend. Here's everything you need to know about Palm Sunday. The pope's mes...More..

Sessions Proposes Classifying Bump Stocks As 'Machineguns'
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Sessions Proposes Classifying Bump Stocks As 'Machineguns'

As I promised , today the Department of Justice will issue the rule banning BUMP STOCKS with a mandated comment period". Weapons classified as machine guns are grandfathered and may be kept if they were le...More..

37 dead in fire at Siberian shopping center, Russian state media reports
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

37 dead in fire at Siberian shopping center, Russian state media reports

At least 37 people were killed and dozens others injured on Sunday when a fire tore through a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, news agencies citing local authorities said late Sunday. Initial rep...More..

After 'considering' veto, Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

After 'considering' veto, Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill

Trump's veto threat put him at odds with top members of his administration and Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan, who had said publicly that Trump supported the bill. "I'm not going to do it again", he said. "...More..

Amnesty International USA joins March for Our Lives Against Gun Violence
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Amnesty International USA joins March for Our Lives Against Gun Violence

According to a news release from Indivisible Charlottesville, the local all-ages participants will be marching to end gun violence and demand that students' lives and safety become a priority. In Toronto, march...More..

Pakistan's High commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood urges a better future
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Pakistan's High commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood urges a better future

With Indian diplomats in Pakistan continuing to face harassment and intimidation, New Delhi on Thursday sent yet another note verbale to Islamabad seeking an investigation into all these incidents. Pakistan...More..

USA approves $1 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

USA approves $1 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia

The Senate on Tuesday voted to defeat a war powers resolution for Yemen that represented an attempt to insert congressional oversight into US military operations in the deadly civil war there. Jubeir, who is ...More..

French President Macron popularity falls to lowest point
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

French President Macron popularity falls to lowest point

Protesters clashed with police in Paris pelting them with projectiles and armed police resorted to firing tear gas shells and water cannons to disperse protesters. Unions deliberately chose March 22nd as the ...More..

by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Trade deficit with China costs 2 mn jobs to US: White House

In what he called "the first of many" trade actions, President Donald Trump signed an order imposing tariffs on at least $50 billion in Chinese products. It's unclear how the regulations will affect the U...More..

Palestinian teenage activist gets 8 months in Israeli jail
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Palestinian teenage activist gets 8 months in Israeli jail

Palestinians, while showering Tamimi with praise, asked whether publicising the video might have been counterproductive, by showing the soldiers behaving with restraint, or helpful, by showing that even unarmed...More..

Bombing ahead of Egypt vote kills two policemen in Alexandria
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Bombing ahead of Egypt vote kills two policemen in Alexandria

Nemr was not among the casualties of the "terrorist bombing that targeted the convoy", his office said, quoted by state-owned newspaper Al-Ahram. The attack came just two days ahead of Egypt's presidential ...More..

Time to stock up? See details of Toys R Us liquidation sale
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Time to stock up? See details of Toys R Us liquidation sale

Larian said that much money could save approximately 400 of the stores slated to close. Toys "R" Us gift cards will be honored until April 21 , according to the website . Charles Lazarus , who founded Toy...More..

Organizers try to draw half million to DC gun control rally
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Organizers try to draw half million to DC gun control rally

It was a notable contrast from March 14, the day students across the country walked out of school to demand action on gun violence. In New York City, tens of thousands gathered at a " March for Our Lives " ...More..

Mississippi AG Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith to fill US Senate seat
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Mississippi AG Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith to fill US Senate seat

Hyde-Smith served 12 years as a Democrat in the state Senate from her rural district before switching to the Republican Party in late 2010. The appointment of Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith as Mississippi's juni...More..

Afrin 'occupation': Twitter users call for Turkey's expulsion from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Afrin 'occupation': Twitter users call for Turkey's expulsion from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

He added that the Turkish Red Crescent has already been providing humanitarian support to Afrin's towns and villages and even allowed the Syrian Arab Red Crescent to carry aid to Afrin city center almost two we...More..

Police arrest suspect wanted in beating of autistic man in Mississauga
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Police arrest suspect wanted in beating of autistic man in Mississauga

They say police seized.97 ounces of cocaine in the first sale and 1.9 ounces of the drug the second time. That shooting resulted in the death of Chahil's next-door neighbour, 74-year-old Ping Shun Ao, who w...More..