Scottish lawmakers back Nicola Sturgeon's call for new referendum on independence

According to what Theresa May has already made clear, no second referendum will take place with Scotland while the United Kingdom negotiates Brexit . For example, 61% of Scots would accept free movement of people in exchange for free trade with th... More..

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Leishman claims Arnold Palmer Invitational victory
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Leishman claims Arnold Palmer Invitational victory

And how he would have approved of the first instalment held in his memory, eventually won in dramatic fashion by Marc Leishman , of Australia, thanks to a 50-foot eagle putt at the 16th. "At least I've given m...More..

South African opposition parties aim at President Jacob Zuma
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

South African opposition parties aim at President Jacob Zuma

On Thursday evening, Zuma called a special meeting of the ANC's top six officials Cyril Ramaphosa‚ Baleka Mbete‚ Gwede Mantashe‚ Jessie Duarte and Zweli Mkhize, at his the presidential home, Mahlambandlopfu. ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

GST a step closer to reality, Lok Sabha passes four supplementary bills

With the day's development, the government said it was readying itself for the July 1 rollout of the landmark indirect tax legislation. Four GST bills that were tabled in the Parliament by Finance Minister ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Iraq, coalition officials scramble to prevent another 'Mosul massacre'

He said investigators are assessing whether ISIS was fighting from the building with civilians in order to "lure" the U.S. "deliberately, or they were just using them as human shields to try to protect their ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Macron and Le Pen clash in presidential debate

Le Pen is not the only French presidential candidate to visit military bases. The former front-runner and the French Republican candidate Francois Fillon, whose campaign has been hit by fake jobs scandal, is in...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Hundreds Arrested as Unsanctioned Anti-Corruption Protests Erupt Across Russia

The protests were reminiscent of the mass anti-government rallies that swept Russian Federation in 2011 over vote-rigging after a parliamentary election, which snowballed into the biggest challenge against Mr P...More..

Latest North Korea missile launch fails, according to South Korea
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Latest North Korea missile launch fails, according to South Korea

It cited the possibility of a failure in the test launch. Almost simultaneously, the U.S. Pacific Command emailed a statement to Yonhap News Agency providing more information. Its secretive northern nei...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Putin denies Russian meddling: 'Watch my lips. No!'

Mr Putin said he was ready to meet with Mr Trump, and work with him to fight terrorism, and criticised what he called use of the "Russian card" in U.S. The U.S. ambassador, he said, communicates freely with r...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Barcelona reacts to FIFA's four match ban on Lionel Messi

The Spanish club has reiterated its support to Messi and has said that the decision was "unfair and disproportionate". They now sit in fifth place in the table, which would result in having to play in an inte...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Israeli police kill a Palestinian who attacked them

In that Resolution was demanded the cessation of the construction of Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories and East Jerusalem . The unanimous vote in favour of construction of the new set...More..

David Friedman sworn in as Trump's USA ambassador to Israel
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

David Friedman sworn in as Trump's USA ambassador to Israel

David Friedman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be the US ambassador to Israel, concludes testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Feb. Friedman tried to use his confirmation hearing befo...More..

Xi, Trump to meet at Florida resort on April 6
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Xi, Trump to meet at Florida resort on April 6

The first meeting between Xi and Trump, who last month had a phone conversation, will take place against the backdrop of increasing tension over issues such as trade, North Korea and the disputes that China has...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Turkey ends Euphrates Shield operation in Syria

Earlier this week, senior State Department officials said Tillerson would devote a part of his visit to Turkey to discuss the campaign to seize Daesh's self-proclaimed capital, Raqqah in northern Syria. "Any op...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Comey: FBI probing Trump-Russia links, wiretap claims bogus

Comey is the latest government official to reject Trump's claims, made without any evidence, that Obama had wiretapped Trump Tower, his campaign headquarters. Comey said Monday that Russian Federation "hates" C...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

North Carolina lawmakers vote to undo 'bathroom bill'

The Senate voted 32-16 in favor of the proposal earlier in the day, so it now heads to Gov. Roy Cooper , who supports the deal, for his signature. The NCAA already removed championship events from the state ...More..

Large fire leads to Atlanta interstate collapse
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Large fire leads to Atlanta interstate collapse

The collapse of the concrete overpass reportedly put out the majority of the fire, but firefighters are continuing to battle the smoldering concrete rubble. All lanes of the highway were blocked and will be clo...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

EU Leaders Pledge Unity While Members Move "At Different Paces"

But British Prime Minister Theresa May's absence, four days before she launches the two-year Brexit process, and a row over the wording of the Rome declaration underscore the challenges the European Union fac...More..

Ivanka Trump to become unpaid White House employee
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Ivanka Trump to become unpaid White House employee

The news about Ivanka Trump was first reported by The New York Times . Her husband, Jared Kushner, already is a senior adviser to his father-in-law, the president. For example, on Monday, she chaired a rou...More..

Trump Goes After Freedom Caucus: 'We Must Fight Them & Dems in 2018'
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump Goes After Freedom Caucus: 'We Must Fight Them & Dems in 2018'

HHS chief Price grilled over budget cuts Poll: Republicans blame Congress, not Trump or Ryan, for ObamaCare failure Paul Ryan sells out conservatives with healthcare surrender MORE (R-Wis.), according to a Re...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Flynn offers to testify for immunity, report says

So far, no one has taken him up on the offer. Flynn in a statement explained that "because of the fast pace of events, I inadvertently briefed the Vice President-Elect and others with incomplete information...More..

After Mayawati, Kejriwal says 'no' to EVMs
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

After Mayawati, Kejriwal says 'no' to EVMs

He accused Kejriwal of creating a controversy about the EVMs to use during the civic polls in Delhi to be held on April 22 where he said the AAP will face defeat. There are several villages in the Lambi constit...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Seattle to sue feds over sanctuary city threats

Sessions did not specify which cities or which funds the department may roll back as it has threatened . The attorney general, however, did not offer any new policies with regard to how the administration ...More..

Rand Tumbles as Zuma Fires Ministers
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Rand Tumbles as Zuma Fires Ministers

The SACP revealed on Thursday at a press briefing that Zuma had informed them of his intention to remove Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy this week. Mr. Zuma had reportedly authorized Mr. Gordhan...More..

China's Xi to Hold First Meeting With Trump Next Week in Florida
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

China's Xi to Hold First Meeting With Trump Next Week in Florida

Trump also incensed Beijing in December by taking a phone call from Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen and saying that Washington did not have to stick to a "one China" policy. The first meeting between the two...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Arab leaders renew call for Palestinian state in Jordan summit

The agreement comes weeks after Trump tossed a diplomatic wrench into the Middle East peace process by seemingly stepping back from a decades-long USA commitment to eventual Palestinian statehood. The Agenda al...More..

Was Trump joking on health care — AP SPIN METER
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Was Trump joking on health care — AP SPIN METER

A Nunes spokesman said the congressman got his information from a source on the White House grounds. "I heard my friend from California (Democratic Rep. The White House "is not an internet café". Yates had ...More..

US Senate hearing to focus on Russian disinformation tactics
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

US Senate hearing to focus on Russian disinformation tactics

Pointing to the attention being paid in the U.S.to Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak's contacts with members of Trump's team, Putin criticized attempts to cast the interactions as "some sort of spy action". "We...More..

Healthcare bill vote delayed in setback to Trump and Ryan
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Healthcare bill vote delayed in setback to Trump and Ryan

A vote on Trumpcare was originally slated for Thursday - theseventh anniversary of the day Obamacare was signed into law - but House leaders pushed the date back when Pres. The American Health Care Act, which m...More..

South Africa's ruling party leaders split over Gordhan's fate
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

South Africa's ruling party leaders split over Gordhan's fate

South Africa's two main opposition parties took aim at President Jacob Zuma with one appealing to the highest court to order impeachment proceedings and the other announcing it will launch a parliamentary vote ...More..

South Korean Court Approves Arrest Warrant for Ex-President Park Geun-hye
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

South Korean Court Approves Arrest Warrant for Ex-President Park Geun-hye

Meanwhile, her confidant Choi Soon Sil and Samsung heir Lee Jae Yong have been arrested and are now under investigation for their suspicious relation and number of charges regarding the corruption scandal...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Kansas passes Medicaid expansion bill despite governor's objection

It's been 13 years since noted journalist and historian Thomas Frank wrote his widely read book "What's the Matter with Kansas" about that state's conservative voting patterns that were out of line with the sta...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

London attack: Police make two more 'significant' arrests in terror investigation

The latest victim, who died in the hospital on Thursday , was 75-year-old Leslie Rhodes from Streatham, south London . In a briefing outside Scotland Yard he also announced two more "significant" arrests ha...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Teachers Union defers strike in respect for Martin McGuinness

McGuinness leaves Northern Ireland at peace and his dream of a united Ireland inching closer under a new generation but with its politics still divided. To others he was a key figure in the IRA terrorist group ...More..

Police respond to Capitol Hill incident; shots fired
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Police respond to Capitol Hill incident; shots fired

Relatives of Everett in Maryland did not immediately respond to telephone messages. The Capitol remained open but streets in the area were closed for several hours. The incident prompted a large police response...More..