Army deployed in Nicaragua after 25 killed

On Sunday, Ortega sought to placate popular fury, announcing he was revoking the pension reform plan that would have increased both employer and employee contributions and reduced benefits, in an IMF-backed bid to cap a rising $76 million deficit a... More..

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A big week for Pompeo, on a rocky path to Senate confirmation
by | Monday, April 23, 2018

A big week for Pompeo, on a rocky path to Senate confirmation

They warned Democrats not to disrupt Trump's efforts at a denuclearization deal. " Most of these Democrats don't have a problem with Mike Pompeo ", he added. But with Paul a firm "no" and Senator John McC...More..

Party will have final say on Badami for CM
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Party will have final say on Badami for CM

Siddaramaiah, who has been fielded from Chamundeshwari constituency in Mysuru, said he was under pressure from Congress leaders from Bagalkote and Bijapur districts to contest from Badami. Add to that the possi...More..

Yashwant Sinha Quits BJP, Says
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Yashwant Sinha Quits BJP, Says "Taking Sanyas From Party Politics"

He was appointed finance minister in March 1998. He's been opposing type of functioning and the Modi government's economic policies. In a newspaper article, Sinha had criticised Arun Jaitley over what he ca...More..

Gov. Greitens charged with felony computer tampering
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Gov. Greitens charged with felony computer tampering

Louis circuit attorney if she chose to pursue the case. Those resignation calls increased after Republican Attorney General Josh Hawley said Tuesday that an investigation by his office determined that Greiten...More..

Calm and cool weekend before our next rain chances
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Calm and cool weekend before our next rain chances

Monday will actually be the highest rain chance as a front pushes moisture in from the gulf. Afternoon highs will be warm on Saturday even with the clouds expected. Tomorrow Night: Mostly cloudy. Wednes...More..

Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates Her 92nd Birthday
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates Her 92nd Birthday

BBC noted that this practice has been done by other members of the royal family dating back to 1748. You see, George II's birthday fell in November and, being a modest, understated guy, he wanted a big...More..

Kim Jong Un says DPRK to suspend nuclear and missile tests
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Kim Jong Un says DPRK to suspend nuclear and missile tests

The photo provided by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows a view of the Third Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang, the Democratic People's...More..

Arizona teachers to walk out in first-ever statewide strike
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Arizona teachers to walk out in first-ever statewide strike

Apart from the 20 percent raises for teachers, educators are demanding wage increases for all education support staff that's competitive with other states, scheduled annual raises for teachers, education fu...More..

AfriForum wants Malema to account for fraud and corruption
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

AfriForum wants Malema to account for fraud and corruption

On Friday, the NPA said it had informed AfriForum that it would make a decision whether to prosecute Malema and his co-accused on or before August 18, as a new prosecutor had been assigned to the case and had...More..

Death penalty for child rapists, Union cabinet approves ordinance
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Death penalty for child rapists, Union cabinet approves ordinance

Explaining the other provisions contained in the Ordinances, Ministry officials confirmed that the minimum punishment for rape of a woman under IPC Section 376 has been increased from rigorous imprisonment of s...More..

Sad Trend Continues: Yet Another Alleged Taylor Swift Stalker
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Sad Trend Continues: Yet Another Alleged Taylor Swift Stalker

Arriving after a call about a burglary just past midnight on April 20, the police found 22-year-old Roger Alvarado , of Homestead, Florida, asleep in Taylor's bed, having already used her shower. Police said...More..

by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Trump reverses Nikki Haley: Forget new sanctions on Russian Federation over Syria

Responding to the suggestion, made by Trump's newly appointed economic adviser Larry Kudlow , that there was "confusion" about the White House plan for Russian sanctions, Haley shot back. "There will be sanc...More..

Former presidents among hundreds at Barbara Bush's funeral
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Former presidents among hundreds at Barbara Bush's funeral

Among the estimated 1,500 people attending were four former presidents - all living presidents except Jimmy Carter , who was traveling overseas - as well as first lady Melania Trump and former first ladies ...More..

Putin ready to meet Trump: Russian FM
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Putin ready to meet Trump: Russian FM

The U.S., the United Kingdom and France hit the Assad regime in Syria with missile strikes last week in response to a suspected poison gas attack that killed more than 70 civilians. "He returned to this topic...More..

Merck to sell consumer health business to P&G for $4.2 billion
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Merck to sell consumer health business to P&G for $4.2 billion

It will issue guidance for 2018 to reflect the sale of the consumer healthcare business with it publishes first-quarter financial results on May 15, it said . "This acquisition helps us continue to drive sales...More..

Gov. Kay Ivey: Walter Leroy Moody dead after execution completed
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Gov. Kay Ivey: Walter Leroy Moody dead after execution completed

The nation's highest court issued the stay order Thursday evening on behalf of Walter Leroy Moody as it considered his requests to block the lethal injection procedure. Vance was killed and his wife injured whe...More..

All for votes? BJP, Congress leaders remember Basaveshwara; Amit Shah faces protest
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

All for votes? BJP, Congress leaders remember Basaveshwara; Amit Shah faces protest

The BJP president, who is addressing various informal guilds as parts of his election campaign, also questioned the contribution of the Congress to the nation. While Shah did not make a direct reference to th...More..

McConnell Won't Allow a Vote on Bill to Protect Mueller
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

McConnell Won't Allow a Vote on Bill to Protect Mueller

We do not believe that he should be fired, we do not believe that he will be fired. The measure is on the Judiciary Committee's agenda for Thursday, but due to the panel's rules the bill will be marked up the...More..

Pres. Trump Sounds Off on James Comey's Recently Released Memos
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Pres. Trump Sounds Off on James Comey's Recently Released Memos

Whenever he had a conversation with President-Elect or President Trump, he immediately dictated a self-serving memo of the conversation. Trump said in one of a series of scorching Twitter messages, adding that ...More..

Merkel and Macron meet to finetune eurozone reform plans
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Merkel and Macron meet to finetune eurozone reform plans

Berlin has made it clear that it does not approve of Macron's idea of creating a Eurozone budget, as well as an European Union finance minister, with the CSU warning that it is essential that the European Unio...More..

United Kingdom pound drops as central bank chief tempers rate hike talk
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

United Kingdom pound drops as central bank chief tempers rate hike talk

Carney's comments struck a chord of alarm in currency markets, which had previously been banking on a rate rise. Rate rises could come faster then expected. "Despite the recent softness of United Kingdom infl...More..

Iraq Bombs ISIS Targets in Syria
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Iraq Bombs ISIS Targets in Syria

Both governments have been fighting the hardline group, which declared a caliphate on both their territories in 2014 before it was forced back by an global offensive. The Iraqi air force conducted an airstrik...More..

Syrian rebels hand over arms, leave the Other town Nearby Douma
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Syrian rebels hand over arms, leave the Other town Nearby Douma

They retook full control earlier this month of Eastern Ghouta , a large semi-rural area to the east of the capital that was held by rebels for six years. U.S. military strikes on Syria last week removed any mo...More..

Rod Rosenstein tells Trump he's not target of Michael Cohen investigation
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Rod Rosenstein tells Trump he's not target of Michael Cohen investigation

That apparently took the pressure off , one week after Rosenstein made it known he was at "peace" with being fired, should Trump decide. At the same time, House Republicans were threatening Rosenstein with...More..

Lois Riess Captured In Texas
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Lois Riess Captured In Texas

She was arrested by two deputy USA marshals shortly thereafter without incident. According to tip, a woman matching Riess' description walked into Daddy's Seafood and Cajun Kitchen, but walked back out. She's...More..

Palestinians Protest on Heels of Israel's 70th Birthday
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Palestinians Protest on Heels of Israel's 70th Birthday

He told reporters at United Nations headquarters in NY on Friday that the Palestinians will not accept an investigation that Israel has announced because "it can not be credible". A Palestinian uses a hamme...More..

by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Russia: Putin Ready to Meet Trump

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the Kremlin had taken Trump at face value when he suggested Putin should visit the White House during a recent conversation, but is now unsure if the offer still s...More..

Opposition moves impeachment motion against Chief Justice Misra
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Opposition moves impeachment motion against Chief Justice Misra

The five reasons cited by the Congress-led Opposition group that has moved to impeach the Chief Justice of India (CJI) do not add up to sufficient ground for impeachment . In particular, they do not want a...More..

North Korea says it has suspended nuclear, long-range missle tests
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

North Korea says it has suspended nuclear, long-range missle tests

A spokesman for Moon said the KCNA report was a good sign for Friday's summit, while Trump praised Kim's statement in a tweet, calling it "very good news for North Korea and the World". North Korea hour...More..