Porto out to 'defend history' against Liverpool, says Sergio Conceicao

Liverpool have carried on their fine form since dishing out Porto's heaviest ever European home defeat three weeks ago by strengthening their position in the Premier League's top four with routine wins over West Ham and Newcastle. "I hope they can... More..

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Florida lawmakers may allow teachers to have guns. But will GOP Gov
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Florida lawmakers may allow teachers to have guns. But will GOP Gov

Senate Bill 48, sponsored by Sen. Even teens under 16 can marry in cases of pregnancy - something critics say is evidence of a sexual crime given a minor under 16 is too young to give legal consent. Kong, D-Aie...More..

Key questions about Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Key questions about Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit

BRITAIN has given Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince the royal treatment during a three-day visit overshadowed by some very awkward realities. The Crown Prince has overtly channelled his desire to modernise the co...More..

Trump jokes about low ratings for Oscars broadcast
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Trump jokes about low ratings for Oscars broadcast

EST on ABC. He tweeted , "Thanks, lowest rated President in HISTORY". Ratings have been steadily dropping since 2014 when the Academy Awards ceremony garnered 43.7 million viewers. Just kidding, the presid...More..

Netanyahu: Saudi okays Air India overflight rights for its Israel-routes
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Netanyahu: Saudi okays Air India overflight rights for its Israel-routes

The reason being, flying to and from Israel have until now been barred from Saudi airspace. Saudi officials or Air India are yet to officially confirm the development, which would cut down the flight time b...More..

Police believe mechanical fault led to Northern Ireland auto fire
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Police believe mechanical fault led to Northern Ireland auto fire

Police have confirmed a mechanical fault was behind a vehicle fire on the A2 Belfast to Bangor Road on Tuesday morning. MP Ian Paisley initially claimed the incident involved a "suspected under auto booby ...More..

by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Snowy nor'easter brings threat of more power problems

It also rattled portions of eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Power outages due to heavy snow weighing down trees or their limbs will be likely. New York City should see at least a foot of snow by...More..

Air India to start New Delhi-Tel Aviv flight from March 22
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Air India to start New Delhi-Tel Aviv flight from March 22

India's flagship airline said Tuesday it had not received approval for direct flights to Israel over Saudi airspace, hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters an agreement for such a r...More..

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives Nigeria
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives Nigeria

Tillerson also announced a $533m (£380m) humanitarian African aid plan. Security and counter-terrorism will be high on his agenda in Djibouti, Chad and Nigeria. According to him, he looks forward to returning...More..

United States to prevent 2018 election interference
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

United States to prevent 2018 election interference

Trump , who has refrained from pointing a finger at Moscow, acknowledged that Russian Federation interfered in the presidential election but said it had no impact on the USA vote tally. "The only way we're go...More..

US Broadcom Probe Cites Fears China Could Dominate 5G
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

US Broadcom Probe Cites Fears China Could Dominate 5G

The CFIUS said it views 5G as important for us national security, and that it was concerned about the potential for Chinese tech companies getting more influence into 5G development in the United States. Reut...More..

'California, We Have a Problem,' Jeff Sessions Declares
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

'California, We Have a Problem,' Jeff Sessions Declares

Only the California State Sheriffs' Association actively opposed the so-called sanctuary law. Jerry Brown and the state's attorney general, Xavier Becerra , both Democrats, appeared together in Sacramento....More..

McDonald's now serving fresh beef in some Quarter Pounders
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

McDonald's now serving fresh beef in some Quarter Pounders

Competing hamburger chain Wendy's has advertised the fact that its ground beef is "fresh and never frozen", comparing itself to an unnamed hamburger chain that uses frozen patties. McDonald's is also introdu...More..

TN BJP sacks functionary for vandalising Periyar statue
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

TN BJP sacks functionary for vandalising Periyar statue

A row had erupted in Tamil Nadu, on Tuesday, over Raja's remarks indicating that statues of Periyar could be the next to be pulled down after a Lenin statue was razed in Tripura. "More than Periyar statue's ...More..

Children killed in Park Slope crash ID'd; witnesses question driver's medical claim
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Children killed in Park Slope crash ID'd; witnesses question driver's medical claim

The driver remained emotionless after the collision that claimed the lives of the 1- and 4-year-old kids, firing off text messages on her phone as paramedics loaded her into an ambulance, witnesses claimed. "It...More..

House Speaker Paul Ryan urges Trump 'to be more surgical' on tariffs
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan urges Trump 'to be more surgical' on tariffs

House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republicans worry that such tariffs would spark a trade war. "If we're able to make a deal with Canada and Mexico in NAFTA, then there will be no reason to do the tar...More..

First Test: Australia hammer South Africa by 118 runs
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

First Test: Australia hammer South Africa by 118 runs

Smith denied his team made "personal" comments about de Kock , while South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis said it was, indeed, personal on the field. Though the Proteas showed great improvement with the bal...More..

Russia Behind Deadly Airstrike in Syria's Idlib — UN Probe
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Russia Behind Deadly Airstrike in Syria's Idlib — UN Probe

Rebel shelling on Damascus has killed dozens of people during the last two weeks, state-run media has said. But he noted that coalition warplanes continue to strike positions held by the militant group. The Rus...More..

Office of Special Counsel: Conway violated Hatch Act
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Office of Special Counsel: Conway violated Hatch Act

Senate hopeful Roy Moore's Alabama special election campaign, according to the Office of Special Counsel. One of the two interviews was on CNN's " New Day ", and the second was on Fox News' "Fox & Frien...More..

by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Texas may offer hints on 'Trump effect' in 2018 midterms

Senate seat from Texas , four Democrats striving to become the U.S. Representative nominee from District 21, two candidates for the Democratic nod as lieutenant governor and nine candidates who want to be th...More..

Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran Announces Resignation, Will Depart April 1
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran Announces Resignation, Will Depart April 1

Cochran says in a statement Monday that he will fulfill his responsibilities to MS and the Senate "through the completion of the 2018 appropriations cycle". The state senator nearly toppled Cochran in a tough 2...More..

Trump administration is suing California over sanctuary city laws
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Trump administration is suing California over sanctuary city laws

In the new lawsuit , the Justice Department wants to nullify Assembly Bill 450 , which prohibits private companies from voluntarily cooperating with federal immigration agencies; Senate Bill 54 , which restr...More..

We will learn from our mistakes, says Rohit Sharma
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

We will learn from our mistakes, says Rohit Sharma

Shikhar Dhawan cracked 90 off 49 deliveries to drive India to 174 for five but the hosts knocked off the target with nine balls and five wickets in hand. Until Sundar returned to help India claw their wa...More..

Papua New Guinea aftershocks prompt fears earthquake toll could exceed 100
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Papua New Guinea aftershocks prompt fears earthquake toll could exceed 100

The tremor, shortly after midnight local time, struck just 31 km (19 miles) southwest of the epicentre of a magnitude 7.5 quake that flattened villages and caused landslides last Monday, killing at least 55 peo...More..

Aldon Smith turns self in to police, released on $30K bond
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Aldon Smith turns self in to police, released on $30K bond

San Francisco Police had obtained a warrant for his arrest Monday in connection with Saturday's incident. She called 911 to report the incident after Smith fled. "I'm anxious for his safety". He signed with...More..

Iran foreign minister criticises EU 'extremism' towards Tehran
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Iran foreign minister criticises EU 'extremism' towards Tehran

Mr. Le Drian has become confident that his visit to Iran would not result in anything against the Iranian interests, Velayati added. According to a Farsi report by Fars News Agency , he made the remarks in...More..

France to set the legal age for sexual consent at 15
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

France to set the legal age for sexual consent at 15

The move by France follows advice from doctors and legal experts. Equality Minister Marlène Schiappa told reporters that "the government has made a decision to set the age at 15", after widespread criticism b...More..

Trump vows to 'counteract' any Russian Federation election meddling
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Trump vows to 'counteract' any Russian Federation election meddling

One of the things we're learning, it's always good to have a paper back-up system of voting. The president then took a near-minute-long detour to offer some election analysis, saying he expected Republicans w...More..

'Coco' wins Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

'Coco' wins Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film

Unkrich said he did not set out to make the film political, but that events conspired to make its setting particularly relevant. Adrian Molina, Coco's co-director, and Darla K. When Miguel disobeys hi...More..

Help is slow to come, almost a week after PNG quake
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Help is slow to come, almost a week after PNG quake

The UN has initially mobilised Dollars 1.4 million (4.6 million kina) to support relief efforts, having already dispatched immediate relief supplies to the quake affected areas such as tarpaulins, water contain...More..