Two girls denied entry on United flight for wearing leggings

Comedian Sarah Silverman joined a lengthy list of celebs to condemn the airline for barring two teenage girls from boarding their flight out of Denver for wearing leggings - with the comic promising to boycott United ahead of her upcoming busy trav... More..

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Trump's Syria Strike Sends Russia a Signal

The surprise barrage of 59 cruise missiles in the early hours of Friday, UK time, was the first time the United States has struck directly against the Syrian government. "The meeting participants expressed deep...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

California drought lifted by governor

On Friday, according to the state's Governor Jerry Brown, one of the worst droughts in California's history has officially ended. California's drought ran from the 2012 to 2016 water years, with 2012 to 201...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

California's drought emergency officially over - sort of

California's drought ran from the 2012 to 2016 water years, with 2012 to 2015 being the state's driest years on record. Gov. Jerry Brown will, however, keep rules on water reporting requirements and prohibi...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

After Syria strike, Trump's emerging doctrine is flexibility

In the aftermath of President Donald Trump's surprise strikes on Syria, his allies and adversaries have searched for some broader meaning in his decision. The U.S.is prepared to take further military action in ...More..

Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch as Next Supreme Court Justice
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch as Next Supreme Court Justice

Though they knew it would fail Schickler believes Democrats had no choice but to filibuster Gorsuch after Republicans refused even a hearing previous year for President Obama's nominee Merrick Garland. "Now the...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Trump poised to strike North Korea

President Trump has said the USA is prepared to act alone to deal with the nuclear threat from North Korea. "This is a rogue regime that is now a nuclear capable regime and President Xi and President Trump ag...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Donald Trump signs bill that lets internet companies sell people's browsing history

Internet companies like Google do not have to ask their users for permission before tracking what sites they visit, a discrepancy that Republicans and industry group have blasted as both unfair to companies and...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

N Korea to deliver 'ruthless blow' if provoked by US: envoy

The "reckless actions" are driving the tense situation on the Korean peninsula "to the brink of a war", a ministry spokesman was quoted as saying by the official KCNA news agency. And now, experts agree, Nort...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

What you should know about North Korea's latest missile test

February 2013: North Korea carries out third nuclear test. Ultimately, it's in the best interests of the countries in the region-particularly South Korea, Japan, and China-to work together to guarantee regional...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Greece, creditors agree on key elements of reform package - Jeroen Dijsselbloem

Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for economic affairs, said the agreement had been reached after "several months of hard negotiations", with a breakthrough made this week. The longer Greece keeps such a ...More..

Trump signs executive orders to stop trade abuses ahead of Xi visit
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Trump signs executive orders to stop trade abuses ahead of Xi visit

The second order aims to improve collection of anti-dumping and countervailing duties. Both types of tariffs aim to protect the competitiveness for US products, by bridging the gap between cheaper imports and A...More..

Delhi woos Dhaka with defence loan and credit
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Delhi woos Dhaka with defence loan and credit

The Prime Minister's statements came in the presence of his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina during an event to honour the heroes of the 1971Indo-Pak war. Without naming Pakistan, he then proceeded to state...More..

Street racing leads to fatal crash on highway
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Street racing leads to fatal crash on highway

The crash occurred at 11:14 p.m. The crash closed three lanes on the northbound side for hours. Massachusetts State Police say a driver has died after apparently racing another vehicle and causing a three-c...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Delta cancels 275 more flights days after storm disruptions

The airline cancelled more than 3,000 flights this week as powerful thunderstorms moved across Georgia and other states in the Southeast. Delta Air Lines said they are recovering after severe storms hit the...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Iran's Shamkhani Calls US Aggression Sign of Syrian Gov't Victory

The statement from the Joint Command Centre, which is made up of Russian, Iranian and the Lebannon's Hezbollah, said it would increase support to the Syrian army. In a speech on Sunday, Rouhani also criticised ...More..

South Korea's Former Leader Park Arrested Over Bribery Scandal
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

South Korea's Former Leader Park Arrested Over Bribery Scandal

If Park is arrested, prosecutors will then have up to 20 days to file formal charges against her and put her on trial. She was taken to a prosecutor's office to await the judge's decision - not expected until l...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Merkel, Hollande voice support for USA strike against Assad

She stressed that the main priority for the United States remains tackling Islamic State in the region. US President Donald Trump has sent a letter to the US Congress, informing them about the US missile st...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

GST Council clears 5 rules; 4 more get tentative nod

Besides these four draft rules, the council, which had already approved five other rules involving registration, payment, refund, invoices and returns, in the previous meeting, also finalised on Friday, factori...More..

Red Sox's Betts out with flu-like symptoms
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Red Sox's Betts out with flu-like symptoms

Finally! Baseball season is here, and for the first time in seven years, the Red Sox are starting the season at home in the friendly confines of Fenway Park. You look at the list of these guys who have who ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Aleksandar Vucic wins Serbia's elections from the first round

The former President of the UN General Assembly, Vuk Jeremic , got just under 6%, while the ultra-nationalist Voijslav Seselj merely 4,5%. Vucic after declaring victory said that he would continue as pri...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

United Airlines in sexism row after girls in leggings barred from flight

She said, in part: "She's forcing them to change or put dresses on over leggings or they can't board". Shannon Watts , founder of the anti-gun violence group Moms Demand Action, first highlighted the incident...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

European Union expands sanctions against North Korea as Trump meets Xi

We have no further comment". Meanwhile, Trump made headlines earlier this week by asserting in an interview in the Financial Times that the US would act alone against North Korea if China fails to engage. T...More..

'Wonderful story lines' set up fast finish at Augusta National
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

'Wonderful story lines' set up fast finish at Augusta National

I want to give myself a chance for it to be enough. "Fortunately for me, that bank seems to be a tiny bit longer this year", Garcia said. Spieth is 8 under over his last 29 holes after falling to 4 over mid...More..

Nick Kyrgios guides Australia past U.S. in Davis Cup
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Nick Kyrgios guides Australia past U.S. in Davis Cup

Any hope of an Italy comeback were snuffed out by Goffin though who was ruthless against Lorenzi as he took his record to 13 wins in 14 Davis Cup singles matches. But Thompson, who made his Davis Cup debut ag...More..

Islam has nothing to do with violence : Imam-e-Kaaba
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Islam has nothing to do with violence : Imam-e-Kaaba

On Friday, the Imam of Kaaba had delivered sermon at the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl's (JUI-F) centennial celebrations in Aza Khel, Nowshera. Speaking to the faithful after leading Maghrib prayers at historical...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

A slice for the stranded: Delta buys pizza for passengers

At the time, a Delta spokesman said the pizza tactic is part of a broader food movement in customer service. Passengers made posts and comments about their outrage to Delta . Headquartered in Atlanta , Del...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Australian PM on 4 day visit to India

Israeli leaders welcomed the US airstrikes in Syria, saying they sent a strong message that the Trump administration would not accept the use of chemical weapons and was a warning to other hostile states, inclu...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

People stage protest demonstration against USA missile strike in Syria

Senator Lamar Alexander agrees, and in a written release called for following the highest law of the land for any future operations. He retweeted late Thursday a 2013 tweet from Trump aimed at Obama, who at t...More..

Trudeau Says Vimy Ridge Symbolizes Peace On Centennial Of Battle
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Trudeau Says Vimy Ridge Symbolizes Peace On Centennial Of Battle

The province has announced its contributing $350-thousand to the Vimy Foundation to create a memorial park at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial grounds. "It's something that I hope never happens again". In ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Sergio Garcia wins first major in dramatic playoff at the Masters

He made another on up-and-down for birdie on 15, and closed with a nervy par-saving putt on 18 - just the sort of seven-foot putt that has plagued Garcia over his career. It's his second straight day over par a...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

A timeline of recent attacks on Egypt's Christians

Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Cairo this month , where he will meet with various religious leaders, including the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church. While the Copts have stood steadfast alongside the gove...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Delta says 150 more flights cancelled as storm effects linger

Due to severe weather, the airline canceled approximately 275 flights on Saturday morning and they say additional flight cancellations are likely Sunday, leaving frustrated passengers stranded during one of the...More..

Was President Trump's attack on Syria lawful? | Letters
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Was President Trump's attack on Syria lawful? | Letters

And number two, there were American interests on the ground, we have USA soldiers, special operations forces that are on the ground very close to chemical weapons", Todd said. The idea of the drafters of our ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Sanders calls on Trump to come to Congress over Syria strikes

Harris said those images "should also compel the administration to rethink its misguided refugee policy and open our doors to the children and families fleeing ongoing violence and oppression in Syria and...More..