Rex Tillerson to chair United Nations meeting on North Korea's nukes

Security Council this month. The power and autonomy of many of those traditionally strong Cabinet and White House jobs are complicated in the Trump administration by the power and proximity of Trump's son-in-law and adviser-at-large Jared Kushner. More..

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Practice cut short as tornado warning shuts down Augusta
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Practice cut short as tornado warning shuts down Augusta

That closure came after a host of leading players, including Aussies Jason Day and Marc Leishman got in nine holes to keep their swings ticking over. Sure enough, Els never had another top 10 at the Masters...More..

NKorean Defector: Kim Jong Un Prepared to Strike US With Nuclear Weapons
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

NKorean Defector: Kim Jong Un Prepared to Strike US With Nuclear Weapons

However, he said North Korea should never resort to unlawful action and go against worldwide law and convention again, in an apparent reference to the assassination of Kim Jong-nam in Malaysia, widely believe...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

U.S. ambassador Nikki Haley calls for 'very strong' stance on Russia

Haley said the new USA administration has "beat up on" Russian Federation about its invasion of Crimea, although her predecessor, Samantha Power, did so regularly, and the Obama administration imposed sanctio...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

US envoy: Syria's Assad is war criminal but US may need him

Yet Haley said she and Trump are "both saying the same thing" about Russian Federation and "it's just being reported differently". The United States, which holds this month's presidency of the U.N. Chinese Pr...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Brexit row as report slams Theresa May's deal claim

The report suggests this claim is "unsubstantiated". In the 124-page document entitled "The Government's Negotiating Objectives: The White Paper", MPs observe that the Government has talked about walking away...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

U.S. ambassador Nikki Haley calls for 'very strong' stance on Russia

Haley said the new USA administration has "beat up on" Russian Federation about its invasion of Crimea, although her predecessor, Samantha Power, did so regularly, and the Obama administration imposed sanctio...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

North Carolina Squeaks By Oregon 77-76 To Return To Title Game

They were college basketball's Cinderella this yeah - a 7-seed that got carried to the Final Four behind some stellar defense, a star senior in Sindarius Thornwell ( who was noticeably out of it after deali...More..

US, UK Limit Electronic Devices On Some Flights
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

US, UK Limit Electronic Devices On Some Flights

Instead, they'll have to check them in. In addition, it included flights arriving from Dubai and Qatar. Ten airports in eight countries, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the Uni...More..

Man Utd's struggles at home give hope to Everton's Koeman
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Man Utd's struggles at home give hope to Everton's Koeman

The Portuguese boss will go up against Ronald Koeman in the opposition dugout, with his Toffees outfit arriving in Manchester fresh from a 3-1 Merseyside derby day loss against Liverpool at Anfield on Satur...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

BJP kickstarts campaign in Delhi

Kejriwal promised to abolish residential house tax and waive off all such tax arrears of citizens of Delhi if the AAP wins next month's Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections. "We are making this promis...More..

Petersburg subway bomber identified as Kyrgyz man
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Petersburg subway bomber identified as Kyrgyz man

There are unconfirmed reports that he was an ethnic Uzbek. The request was made in case the bomb was created to be triggered by a phone call; service was shut down for around 30 minutes, RBC reports. Many Chech...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Israel Approves Settlements For First Time In 25 Years

Earlier in the day, the Israeli prime minister said the new settlement was meant to house the residents of Amona, a wildcat outpost in the occupied West Bank that was evacuated under a court order in Februa...More..

Rex Tillerson to chair UN meeting on North Korea's nukes
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Rex Tillerson to chair UN meeting on North Korea's nukes

The 15-member council has strengthened sanctions following each of North Korea's five nuclear tests. Ahead of the key summit, Chinese and United States officials held talks to ensure that the first summit is ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

United Nations chief Guterres visits Iraq, calls for protection of civilians

Echoing Gen. Townsend , the CENTCOM chief told House lawmakers, "There is a fair chance that our operations may have contributed to civilian casualties [in Mosul ]". In a related development, Daesh militants ...More..

Erdogan slams 'pressure' on Turks in Bulgaria ahead of vote
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Erdogan slams 'pressure' on Turks in Bulgaria ahead of vote

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the United States and Britain on Thursday to drop what he said were "exaggerated" new aviation restrictions imposed on flights from some airports, including ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Highway liquor ban: Amul invites liquor shops to open milk bars instead

To get around the Supreme Court's liquor ban, Rajasthan will start calling highways passing through populated areas as "urban roads" if they are connected by bypasses. Sudhakaran and top officials, including ex...More..

United States will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

United States will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary

President Donald Trump has declared he would be willing to go it alone to restrain North Korea's nuclear weapons program should China fail to change the situation, saying if Beijing won't help solve it, then "w...More..

Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan

Evidence of his repeated Twitter claim that he was "wiretapped" by Barack Obama has yet to materialize. I have heard stories that run the gambit between complete repeal and replace of Obamacare, saving it in it...More..

Malaysia interviewed, cleared 3 North Koreans before they left
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Malaysia interviewed, cleared 3 North Koreans before they left

National police chief Khalid Abu Bakar told reporters that the three were cleared after investigators interviewed them at the North Korean Embassy. South Korea has blamed the north for the brazen killing, c...More..

Goa government assessing impact of liquor ban on tourism
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Goa government assessing impact of liquor ban on tourism

But following the apex court's order, a majority of the hotels and restaurants in one of country's first planned cities have come under the purview of the ban, since a lot of them are located on the main roads ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Three North Koreans cleared over Kim Jong Nam death

Kim Jong Nam was murdered February 13 when two women wiped his face with the highly toxic VX nerve agent at an airport in Kuala Lumpur . Malaysian prosecutors have charged two women - an Indonesian and a V...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Inquest into death of terrorist Khalid Masood who attacked London

Police officers, NHS staff, faith leaders and members of the public stood shoulder to shoulder in lines spanning from one end of the bridge to the other in a touching tribute to those who lost their lives. The ...More..

Petersburg subway bomber identified as Kyrgyz-born man
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Petersburg subway bomber identified as Kyrgyz-born man

Investigative Committee spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko told TASS news agency on Monday: "The explosion occurred between two stations". Another worker in St. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, bu...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Costa: We Can Knock City Out Of Title Race With A Win

It was an unlikely victory, for no team has been able to stop the juggernaut that Chelsea have become this season under manager Antonio Conte. "In England an easy game does not exist and the game is very to...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Freedom Caucus, Tuesday Group meet with Pence

Gohmert explained that it was establishment figures close to the President who got in his ear and told him to take a hard-line approach against the Freedom Caucus for refusing to support the American Health Ca...More..

Spicer On Trump's Demands For Health Care: 'He Wants A Good Deal'
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Spicer On Trump's Demands For Health Care: 'He Wants A Good Deal'

Members of the House Freedom Caucus, meanwhile, who were opposed to the bill, are grappling now with public admonishment from their new President. "We're going to press on until we get it done". Trump, a busine...More..

South Korea finds a home for 2 puppies Park left behind
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

South Korea finds a home for 2 puppies Park left behind

Both Park and Choi have denied wrongdoing. Hundreds of Park's flag-waving supporters gathered outside her home in Seoul's upmarket Gangnam district to see her off. Choi is accused of using her presidential ti...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Democrats Can Filibuster Neil Gorsuch's Vote. Will Republicans Trigger the 'Nuclear Option?'

This however does not guarantee Gorsuch smooth sailing as numerous hurdles stand in the way of Republicans as they would have to change Senate rules into to get the judge confirmed. A divided Senate panel is ba...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Sen. Jeff Flake appeals to Democrats not to filibuster Supreme Court nomination

But leaders of the Republican-controlled Senate held off until after the 2016 presidential election, during which large percentages of Americans reported the decision weighed heavy on their vote. The committee'...More..

Michael Flynn Initially Failed to Disclose Russia-Linked Income
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Michael Flynn Initially Failed to Disclose Russia-Linked Income

In the meanwhile, former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn - fired for not disclosing the contexts of talks he had with Russia's ambassador to the United States - is seeking immunity from prosecutio...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Why Trump's golf diplomacy won't work with China's Xi Jinping

Separately, the U.S. Trade Representative's office, which is controlled by the White House, said Beijing's industrial policies and financial support for industries such as steel and aluminum have resulted in ...More..

Redesignation of highways as urban roads saves 500 liquor vends in Rajasthan
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Redesignation of highways as urban roads saves 500 liquor vends in Rajasthan

In a move to avoid the apex court's ruling, the Rajasthan Public Works Department (PWD) denotified state highways to "urban roads" on Tuesday, reported PTI. There are about 1,400 vends and bars in the state, lo...More..

United Kingdom passports might turn blue
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

United Kingdom passports might turn blue

However, MPs were split along party lines on backing the assessment, with pro-Leave MPs saying that the report was biased and "too gloomy". The UK believes that the outcome of the negotiations on Brexit with ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

U.S. ambassador to United Nations 'beats up' Russian Federation

Iliichev suggested that the debate could be linked to peacekeeping but that "just a general statement that worldwide peace and security are threatened by human rights violations is not true". She and Defense Se...More..