The Boat Race 2017, UNIVERSITY ROWING: Oxford v Cambridge

What followed in the women's reserve race was an even more comprehensive win for Cambridge's second crew Blondie , who beat Oxford's Osiris by 13 lengths. A fleet of celebrities also raced each other in a special race to raise money for Cancer Resea... More..

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Nadal ready to win big titles after another final loss
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Nadal ready to win big titles after another final loss

Roger Federer lifted his 91st career title at the Miami Open and immediately signalled his intention to take a break. Federer and Nadal have now faced each other three times this season (after Australian O...More..

South Korea prosecutors to seek arrest of ex-president Park
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

South Korea prosecutors to seek arrest of ex-president Park

South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye talks to her staff during the East Asia Summit plenary session during the Asean Summit in Naypyitaw November 13, 2014. The Constitutional Court decided on March 10 to remov...More..

Family of American killed in London terror attack tell of 'difficult experience'
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Family of American killed in London terror attack tell of 'difficult experience'

The police officer stabbed to death outside Parliament after the bridge attack was identified as Keith Palmer, 48, of the Metropolitan Diplomatic Protection Group. Her husband, Kurt, died from injuries he suffe...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Israel new homes only in current settlements, media reports

Jordan Saturday strongly denounced the Israeli cabinet's approval to build a new Jewish settlement and expropriate hundreds of dunums of Palestinian-owned lands in the occupied West Bank. Britain's Foreign Secr...More..

Russian opposition leader Navalny gets jail term
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Russian opposition leader Navalny gets jail term

Police officers detain a man during an anti-corruption rally in central Moscow on Sunday. The "cannot respect those who deliberately misguide people and who instigated these illegal activities yesterday", ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Kremlin says Trump and Putin could mend tense relations

Putin previously suggested that a meeting could take place in July when Trump travels to Germany for the G20 summit or at a later summit for the Arctic Council in Finland, according to the New York Post . "Eve...More..

Red River Floodway helping, but water level still rose overnight in Winnipeg
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Red River Floodway helping, but water level still rose overnight in Winnipeg

The number is down from 50 properties that would have been affected before the Red River Floodway was activated Friday, channelling water around the city. While it can be nerve-wracking, she thinks it helps whe...More..

Trump impersonator to host Comedy Central's 'President Show'
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Trump impersonator to host Comedy Central's 'President Show'

Comedy Central is going alllllll in on the notion that people like a semi-decent President Donald Trump impression. " Laughing at the President is a proud American tradition and we hope not to disappoint...More..

White House releases 1st portrait of first lady Melania Trump
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

White House releases 1st portrait of first lady Melania Trump

Some critics oppose USA taxpayers having to foot the bill for security at Trump Towers as well as the first lady's security and staff in D.C. NYPD has estimated that it costs between $127,000 and $146,000 per d...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Marine Le Pen calls for an end to Russian Federation sanctions

His comments came as party members admitted they were still short of millions to run the campaign. Terrorist attacks in the French cities of Nice and Paris in the past two years led current president Francois H...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Leftist Moreno declared winner in Ecuador presidential race

Lasso, 61, a former banker, offered Ecuadorans a message of "change", and bet that frustration about the country's sagging economy and Correa's heavy-handed style would lift him to an upset. He permitted WikiLe...More..

Timeline of events from deputy-involved shooting in Baytown
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Timeline of events from deputy-involved shooting in Baytown

Greenwood, 57, had been in law enforcement for almost 30 years, also working in the Harris County Sheriff's Office. A manhunt is underway for the gunman. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton also expressed condo...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Jordan says new Israeli settlement in West Bank further undermines peace efforts

Israel has approved thousands of new homes since Donald Trump was elected USA president, but they all have been additions to existing settlements. Also Thursday, the security cabinet approved the first new se...More..

Tester says he'll oppose Neil Gorsuch US for Supreme Court
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Tester says he'll oppose Neil Gorsuch US for Supreme Court

Never before in United States history has a Supreme Court selection faced a partisan filibuster against his or her nomination. She cited two key opinions from Gorsuch as reasons for her opposition. If Democra...More..

US Launches Submarine Military Exercise With South Korea And Japan
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

US Launches Submarine Military Exercise With South Korea And Japan

Last August, leader Kim Jong-un hailed another SLBM test as the "greatest success", and the country unveiled a new intermediate-range missile in February built on its SLBM technology. According to South Korea'...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Trump's White House staff are worth how much?!

Despite her new government responsibilities, Ivanka Trump maintains a stake in the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., which is just down the street from the White House. Mr Kushner started selling o...More..

Afghan Taliban seize key district of Sangin
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Afghan Taliban seize key district of Sangin

Citing a deadly attack this month on a military hospital in Kabul, Rabbani said Afghanistan needs USA help in addressing "military shortfalls", through increased training, ground and air capabilities, and recon...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Fiery protests in Paraguay after controversial Congress vote

After having endured a brutal dictatorship that eventually ended in 1989, Paraguay passed a new constitution in 1992 prohibiting re-election of presidents. Opponents of the constitutional change believe that th...More..

British Babies Appear to Cry More Than in Any Other Country
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

British Babies Appear to Cry More Than in Any Other Country

It represents a meta-analysis, examining more than 8,700 babies from countries like Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Japan, Italy, Denmark and Canada. And 34.1% of babies in Canada had colic at 3 to 4 weeks, ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

United Nations slams Israel over approval of new settlement in West Bank

Hours after announcing the new community on Thursday, Netanyahu told members of his security cabinet that Israel would also make a unilateral commitment to curb West Bank settlement construction as a gesture of...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

USA ready to tackle N. Korea alone if China doesn't act

US President Donald Trump says he stands ready to fix the nuclear threat posed by North Korea - with or without China. He said Beijing has great influence over Pyongyang and will decide whether or not it will...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Scottish independence referendum: PM receives letter from Nicola Sturgeon

While Scottish MPs would not be able to halt Brexit, Ms Sturgeon could offer to let the Brexit legislation pass unimpeded, in exchange for a referendum some time in 2019. Scottish voters rejected independence...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Syrian rebels launch second Damascus attack in three days

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the war, said rebels had captured several industrial sites and buildings between Jobar and Qaboun after launching their surprise attack. The Leva...More..

National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 2-8
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 2-8

National Crime Victims' Rights Week , a time to raise awareness about crime victims' rights, and our nation's progress in advancing those rights. At 6:30 p.m. "For victims, the Victims of Crime Act means that t...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

South Korea's President Park faces questioning over corruption scandal

The questioning comes almost two weeks after Park became an ordinary citizen upon the Constitutional Court's decision to remove her from office on March 10 over a corruption scandal. Rep. Kim Kyung-jin, spokesm...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

'Significant arrests' made in United Kingdom terror attack case

Two women, 32 and 39, arrested in Manchester and east London respectively, have been released on bail until late March. Police said there had been no prior intelligence about Masood's intention to carry out a...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

3 killed, 4 wounded in St. Louis boiler explosion

Investigators were trying to pinpoint what caused the boiler to explode at the building in a largely industrial area of south St. Louis, Jenkerson said. Monday at the Loy-Lange Box Co. "This was a very hectic...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Trump Points to Fox Report of 'Unprecedented' Surveillance

Donald Trump has apparently used Twitter to alert the Federal Bureau of Investigation to allegations of "electronic surveillance" against him. Twelve minutes later, he added: '.not associated with Russian Fe...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Israel Approves New Settlement, UN Condemns

He said the move would also strengthen terrorists and extremist ideologies. The President requested in February that Israel "hold back" on settlement expansion . Ticking off 129 settlements that house 400,000 ...More..

Iranian Spokesman Criticizes Hoisting of Kurdish Flags in Iraq's Kirkuk
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Iranian Spokesman Criticizes Hoisting of Kurdish Flags in Iraq's Kirkuk

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said he contacted his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi to discuss the issue. They also asserted that the Kurdish flag would not be taken down from Kirkuk. In addition, ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Britain expresses regret over ''disturbance'' during Saudi aide's London visit

In Jordan, she is to present a package of measures to boost cooperation between British forces and Jordan's air force. Despite bombing Shiite Houthi rebels for more than two years, the Saudi-led military coal...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Democrats show support for Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch

In The New York Times , Matt Flegenheimer describes the "chamber-rattling showdown" over the Gorsuch nomination as "a prospective Senate nadir achievable only after years of creeping institutional shifts, a mu...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Cambridge University Women's Boat Club produce record-breaking Boat Race win

Having eased ahead on the Tideway course, their victory was nearly never in doubt as they clocked in at 18 minutes 34 seconds with a commanding 11-length lead. The latest victory was the 12th Bowden has oversee...More..

United Nations chief calls for protection of Iraqi civilians
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

United Nations chief calls for protection of Iraqi civilians

Islamic State fighters "understand our sensitivities to civilian casualties, and they are exploiting that", Votel told members of Congress at a meeting of the House Armed Services Committee . Thousands more ...More..