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White House pushes back against report of McMaster departure

White House pushes back against report of McMaster departure

The White House said Thursday night there were no personnel announcements to make and said the administration often faces "rumor and innuendo" about senior leadership. "He told McMaster he is doing a ...

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Kelly: 'We didn't cover ourselves with glory' on Rob Porter abuse allegations

Kelly: 'We didn't cover ourselves with glory' on Rob Porter abuse allegations

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly cracked a joke on Thursday during his appearance celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Department of Homeland Security . Porter denies all of the allegations...

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Le Pen charged over IS photos

Le Pen charged over IS photos

Le Pen wrote "Daesh is THIS" alongside the images. Le Pen's December 2015 tweets showed executions by IS extremists, including the killing of American reporter James Foley . At the time of the outc...

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Holi 2018: Rajnath Singh celebrate festival of colours

Holi 2018: Rajnath Singh celebrate festival of colours

The Google Doodle depicts dhol players, those who love spraying colour through pichkaaris and those who colour others with traditional gulaal as well. Thus people wish one another "Happy Holi "...

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Poltorak: Javelin supply heralds new era of cooperation with US

Poltorak: Javelin supply heralds new era of cooperation with US

Since 2014, pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government forces have clashed in eastern Ukraine, leading to more than 10,000 deaths in three years. "We have all possibilities to cooperate with the...

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Top House Democrat: Jared Kushner shouldn't have White House job

Top House Democrat: Jared Kushner shouldn't have White House job

A spokesperson for Kushner's attorney denies any impropriety . "Mr Kushner's role in the campaign and transition was to be a point person for completely appropriate contacts from foreign officials a...

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Delta CEO: 'We are not taking sides' in gun debate

Delta CEO: 'We are not taking sides' in gun debate

Delta has a major hub at the Atlanta airport, one of the busiest in the world, and is a key driver of the airport's economy. The CEO of Delta sent a letter to employees on Friday, affirming the c...

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Two people shot, killed on CMU campus, source says

Two people shot, killed on CMU campus, source says

Central Michigan University was established in 1892, and is one of the largest universities in the state. He was wearing mustard yellow jeans and a blue hoodie. City officials say the suspect may hav...

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Ukraine makes $2 bln in revenue from gas transit

Ukraine makes $2 bln in revenue from gas transit

Gazprom's move follows a decision on February 28 by the Stockholm arbitration court stating that Gazprom had to pay $2.56 billion to the Ukrainian energy company Naftogaz after weighing mutual claim...

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"Avengers: Infinity War" Moves Up One Week, Distancing Itself From "Deadpool 2"

Anyway, how excited are you for Avengers: Infinity War? The Marvel account then tweeted a gif of the moment in the trailer when Black Panther , Okoye, Captain America, Black Widow, Hulk, War...

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State Department's Top Diplomat On North Korea Is Retiring

State Department's Top Diplomat On North Korea Is Retiring

He told news outlets Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is sorry to see him go. A North Korean official told South Korea this week that the door was open for dialogue, and Washington said it was willi...

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Knives out in Congress ahead of Bijepur bypoll results

Knives out in Congress ahead of Bijepur bypoll results

Two incidents in particular - a person throwing slippers at the CM in a rally in Barpalli and an attack on BJD leader Sushant Singh's brother that killed his driver - may have proved critical in swi...

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N elects Shehbaz as interim party prez

N elects Shehbaz as interim party prez

In the meeting, Nawaz proposed the name of Shahbaz for the party's interim president which was unanimously approved by the CWC. Sources say majority members in PML-N want to see Shehbaz Sharif ...

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'Most wanted' Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague at Turkey's request

'Most wanted' Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague at Turkey's request

Over the weekend Turkey dealt Syria's Kurds a diplomatic blow, after influential former leader Salih Muslim was taken into custody in the Czech Republic following a Turkish request. Officials in An...

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Winchester Library Stabbing Victim Identified

Winchester Library Stabbing Victim Identified

A 77-year-old was also injured after he tried to save the woman from the vicious unprovoked attack. She suffered multiple stab wounds to the head and upper torso and was taken to the hospital where ...

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White House takes cautious approach on North Korea overeture

White House takes cautious approach on North Korea overeture

For the opening ceremony, the North sent Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . According to the USA, a planned meeting between the delegations from Washington and Pyon...

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Rahul Gandhi is adopting 'diversionary tactic': BJP

Rahul Gandhi is adopting 'diversionary tactic': BJP

Addressing a rally at Humnabad in Karnataka, Shah accused Rahul Gandhi of lying and demanded that the Congress president make public any document which mentions that loans to industries were written o...

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BC, Alberta stand-down may turn out to be a brief truce

BC, Alberta stand-down may turn out to be a brief truce

Notley said she felt Horgan had blinked but some say the blink was kind of squinty-eyed. Horgan says B.C.is not backing down but is hoping cooler heads will prevail. - at least in restaurants owned ...

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Election for three Rajya Sabha seats in state on March 23

Election for three Rajya Sabha seats in state on March 23

The opposition in the Rajya Sabha may lose its edge in the numbers game and the power to stall any government bill, as the ruling BJP-led NDA coalition is set to catch up with its rivals. At least ten...

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Eric Greitens Resigns From Republican Governors Association

Eric Greitens Resigns From Republican Governors Association

He has admitted to the affair but denied criminal wrongdoing. "For the sake of our state, I'm calling on Governor Greitens to put an end to this distraction". Cooper notes that Gardner received more t...

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Trump announces 'largest ever' set of sanctions against North Korea

Trump announces 'largest ever' set of sanctions against North Korea

Treasury. However, he cryptically warned of a potential "phase two", which may prove "very, very unfortunate for the world". "Only time will tell ", he added. Since Trump took office, USA officia...

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Delta, United Cut Ties With NRA

Delta, United Cut Ties With NRA

Since Thursday, a wave of companies - including United and Delta airlines, Metlife and six vehicle rental brands - have abandoned the National Rifle Association . The company offered members a di...

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President Trump Holds Press Conference With Australian Prime Minister

President Trump Holds Press Conference With Australian Prime Minister

But he also said that Australia's history with gun control was "very different" to America's. "We will be there", he said when asked if he would like to visit Australia. Mr Trump said the USA and Ch...

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Myanmar bulldozing Rohingya villages, human rights group claims

Myanmar bulldozing Rohingya villages, human rights group claims

HRW said at least 55 villages had been razed to the ground since late 2017, after almost 700,000 Rohingya fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape military and civilian reprisals in the state. HRW...

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President Trump Will Attend Billy Graham Funeral

President Trump Will Attend Billy Graham Funeral

Billy Graham . His funeral is planned for March 2 at a venue that holds about 2,300 people in front of the library. The body of Rev. Billy Graham will be brought to the U.S. The president's deta...

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Defense Secretary Mattis Expected to Defy Trump on Transgender Ban

Defense Secretary Mattis Expected to Defy Trump on Transgender Ban

President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to hold a big military parade in Washington on Veterans Day - stepping off at the White House and ending at Capitol Building, Politico reports . Of...

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Compromise on Syria ceasefire resolution eluding UNSC

Compromise on Syria ceasefire resolution eluding UNSC

A vote , if passed, would pave the way for the truce to go into effect 72 hours after the adoption of the measure, and for aid deliveries and medical evacuations to begin 48 hours after that. Another...

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Trump Repeats Call to Arm Teachers in Wake of Florida School Massacre

Trump Repeats Call to Arm Teachers in Wake of Florida School Massacre

But House Republican leaders ignored the bill previous year and instead passed legislation to lessen restrictions to carry concealed weapons. "If a potential "sicko shooter" knows that a school has ...

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2.4 inches snow fell Thursday; 4-8 coming Saturday

2.4 inches snow fell Thursday; 4-8 coming Saturday

Saturday: Increasing clouds, 30% chance of light snow or mixed snow and rain south of Wausau during the late afternoon. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. Snow accumulations w...

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Ramaphosa Takes Tax Gamble as South Africa Targets Debt, Ratings

Ramaphosa Takes Tax Gamble as South Africa Targets Debt, Ratings

Below are some of the reactions to the budget. "They will be very cautious because state finances are still very much under pressure even after the Finance Ministers' announcements". "The general im...

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Much at stake when No. 17 MI visits Penn St.

Much at stake when No. 17 MI visits Penn St.

The Huskers also dished out a season-low eight assists while committing 17 turnovers against an aggressive Penn State man-to-man defense. The Wolverines owe much of their impressive road win to th...

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Barnaby Joyce: Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM to resign

Barnaby Joyce: Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM to resign

Joyce, a practising Catholic, has been married for 24 years and has campaigned on family values. "The current cacophony of issues has to be put aside", Joyce said. Mr Pitt said his priority was work...

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Journalist who protested PM Modi visit to Canada part of Trudeau delegation

Journalist who protested PM Modi visit to Canada part of Trudeau delegation

The issue dates back to April past year when Singh had said that five Sikh ministers of the Justin Trudeau government in Canada were Khalistani sympathisers and refused to meet their defence ministe...

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First Airbus A350-1000 enters service with Qatar Airways

First Airbus A350-1000 enters service with Qatar Airways

Civil Aerospace, attended a formal aircraft handover ceremony at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France. It is the first Airbus aircraft to be fitted with Qatar Airways' revolutionary Qsuite Bu...

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Rev. Billy Graham visits Lubbock in 1975

Rev. Billy Graham visits Lubbock in 1975

The younger Graham went vegan at the start of 2017, before giving it up in the most spectacular fashion. Graham also noted in Just As I Am that the queen's official position "has prevented h...

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Netanyahu Warns Iran against 'Testing Israel's Resolve' as Zarif Dismisses his Threats

Netanyahu Warns Iran against 'Testing Israel's Resolve' as Zarif Dismisses his Threats

That view is shared by Mr Netanyahu, who said the 2015 deal must be scrapped or rewritten to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapon capabilities. "We will act if necessary not just against Iran...

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In Indonesia woke up to a large volcano

In Indonesia woke up to a large volcano

Meanwhile, more than 400 flights were cancelled in November after Bali's main airport was closed amid warnings of a potential volcanic eruption at Mount Agung. The volcano in North Sumatra, which has ...

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Iran locates wreckage of crashed passenger plane that killed 66 people

Iran locates wreckage of crashed passenger plane that killed 66 people

A commercial plane from Iran crashed on this weekend in a misty, rugged area of southern Iran, possibly killing all the 65 passengers on board, state media stated today. The ISPR spokesperson said t...

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Thai court gives Japanese man custody of surrogate kids

Thai court gives Japanese man custody of surrogate kids

Shigeta won custody of the other four children born via surrogacy in Thailand before this week's ruling. As a major shareholder, he earns millions of dollars a year in dividends. Mariam Kukunashvili...

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Pakistan Court Order Bars Sharif From Leading Ruling Party

Pakistan Court Order Bars Sharif From Leading Ruling Party

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 apex court began hearing the case in January...

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