Susan Rice says unmasking of names wasn't for political purposes

Rice and other senior White House advisors were authorized to request the "unmasking" of US persons under certain circumstances. Susan Rice became a household political name when she claimed without basis that the premeditated terrorist attack ... More..

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Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Delivers Record 25000 Vehicles in Q1
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Delivers Record 25000 Vehicles in Q1

Elon Musk's company delivered so far 25,000 cars, which is a way better number than past year, increased by 69 pc. The record number of deliveries also showed that sales of Model S are continuously growing ...More..

Mitch McConnell says Democrats' planned filibuster of Neil Gorsuch is
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Mitch McConnell says Democrats' planned filibuster of Neil Gorsuch is "new low"

It's a square-off that could have lasting ramifications for both the court and the Senate. "You don't change the senate rules when the nominee can't get enough votes ... "If it's necessary in order to get him c...More..

Gibraltar says Spanish patrol ship entered its waters
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Gibraltar says Spanish patrol ship entered its waters

The territory's government announced the alleged incursion by the Spanish ship Infanta Cristina on its official Twitter account. A spokesman for Spain's foreign ministry said Spain did not recognize the wat...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Vucic wins Serbian presidential elections with 55.13%

With Belgrade now negotiating judicial and fundamental rights with Brussels, no European Union official voiced reserve over Vucic's campaign despite opposition claims he is authoritarian and controlling the m...More..

United States condemns chemical attack in Syria as
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

United States condemns chemical attack in Syria as "heinous actions"

Russia, Syria's strong ally, said it had no warplanes in the vicinity. The New York-based Human Rights Watch has accused the Syrian government of conducting at least eight chemical attacks using chlorine g...More..

Indian police: Mob kills Muslim man who was transporting cow
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Indian police: Mob kills Muslim man who was transporting cow

Khan and at least four others were injured when a mob attacked almost 15 persons hailing from Haryana, while transporting cows in vehicles on the Behror highway in Alwar district on Saturday, the police said....More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

United Nations criticizes Israel for approving new West Bank settlement

The worldwide community regards all Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories as illegal and a major obstacle to Middle East peace. It is the first one built in more than two decades in the ...More..

Joaquin Castro predicts Trump aides will go to jail for Russia ties
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Joaquin Castro predicts Trump aides will go to jail for Russia ties

Federal law enforcement authorities and bipartisan congressional investigators are looking into Russian meddling in the USA election and potential ties between Trump's campaign and Russia. He did not provide an...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Trump may get involved in India-Pakistan peace process: Haley (With Images)

But it can still be added if at least nine of the 15 council members vote for it and U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley told reporters later that the United States "fully expects" to hold the debate on April 18. Like ...More..

Napoli, Juventus play 1-1 draw in Serie A
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Napoli, Juventus play 1-1 draw in Serie A

Yet while my mind was focused exclusively on getting to 7:45pm and sitting down to watch my side in action, Roma had done their job and taken care of Empoli easily; a 2-0 win with yet two more Edin Dzeko goa...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Suspected St Petersburg bomber identified as Kyrgyz-born Russian

Residents have been bringing flowers to the stations near where the blast occurred. At the hospital on Tuesday, a haggard-looking Zakharchenko seemed serene, calmly speaking with reporters who had gathered ar...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

North Korea fired medium-range ballistic missile

And at the same time, he's asking China to do more to rein in North Korea's nuclear program and suggesting that if China doesn't help, the USA will tackle the issue itself. "If Kim Jong-un has nuclear weapons a...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

After HB2 repeal, NCAA 'reluctantly' votes to consider NC for future championships

House Bill 142 repealed House Bill 2 entirely , stating that only the General Assembly can regulate access to multiple-occupancy bathrooms, locker rooms and changing facilities. While the new law meets the min...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

EU Brexit envoy sidesteps Gibraltar row

A Spanish gunboat has been chased off by Royal Navy vessels after entering British waters off Gibraltar following days of growing tensions. The inflammatory tone struck by Lord Howard came after the draft B...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Cowboys' Tony Romo Retiring, Replacing Phil Simms At CBS

At CBS, speculation centered on Romo joining Jim Nantz as part of the Thursday night football broadcast team. Jim Nantz (l.) and Phil Simms (r.) have been the top annoucning crew of CBS' NFL games. As we al...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Syria uses chemical weapons, Turkey offers remedy

The Observatory said medical sources in the town reported symptoms among the affected including fainting, vomiting and foaming at the mouth. Photographs circulated by activists showed members of the volunteer...More..

Mike Flynn failed to initially disclose payments from Russian companies
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Mike Flynn failed to initially disclose payments from Russian companies

In a financial disclosure form signed by Flynn on March 31, the former White House official listed speaking engagements to Russian entities, including the government-funded Russia Today television network and...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Wet and windy weather will add to Augusta frustration - Nicklaus

Every player on the PGA Tour wants to win at Augusta, but some are likely feeling a greater sense of urgency than others. "I think the Tour should go to those players and say, 'Look, we've noticed you've been...More..

EU Offers Pre-Brexit Trade Talks, Tough on Transition
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

EU Offers Pre-Brexit Trade Talks, Tough on Transition

Although the issue sounds technical, it could have a crucial bearing on the outcome as Britain is likely to have less leverage in the trade talks if it has already agreed how much it is going to have to pay to ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

ACLU Statement on NCAA Decision to Reconsider North Carolina Sites

As a result, NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament games were taken from Greensboro and placed in nearby Greenville, S.C. The NCAA Women's Soccer Final Four was also moved from North Carolina to San Jose, Calif., ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Israeli police kills Palestinian who stabbed 3 in Jerusalem

Israel says the violence is fueled by Palestinian incitement. But Netanyahu simultaneously said Israel "is taking into account President Trump's position" and will "exercise restraint" on future settlement ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Britain's May begins Mideast trip focused on security, trade

In Jordan , she is to present a package of measures to boost cooperation between British forces and Jordan's air force. In the wake of last month s deadly attack on the British parliament, she said that by wor...More..

European Union members to hold first Brexit summit on April 29
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

European Union members to hold first Brexit summit on April 29

It also leaves Mrs May, ministers and officials with the daunting task of carrying out a hugely complex set of negotiations against the clock. Meeting will be exactly one month after Britain officially notifi...More..

London police charge 6 more in beating of asylum-seeker
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

London police charge 6 more in beating of asylum-seeker

London's police force has now charged a total of 13 people in the attack on 17-year-old Kurdish Iranian Reker Ahmed. A further six people, aged between 15 and 23, have also been charged for offences includ...More..

Syria attack believed to be chemical, from the air: United Nations envoy
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Syria attack believed to be chemical, from the air: United Nations envoy

August 7, 2015: The U.N. Security Council authorizes the OPCW and U.N. investigators to probe reports of chemical weapons use in Syria , as reports circulate of repeated chlorine gas attacks by government forc...More..

Xi meet to chart way forward for bilateral ties between US-China
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Xi meet to chart way forward for bilateral ties between US-China

But the two men differ in nearly every other respect, from their political styles to their diplomatic experience, adding uncertainty to what has been called the world's most important bilateral relationship. AN...More..

California Senate OKs statewide immigrant sanctuary bill
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

California Senate OKs statewide immigrant sanctuary bill

It would prohibit local police from cooperating with federal immigration authorities, or with having to provide information on religion or ethnicity to a federal registry. Though markings on the ID card indicat...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Bombing in east Pakistan kills 6, including census workers

Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah quoted by Geo News has said the latest incident appeared to be a terrorist attack. According to a Punjab government tweet, the exact nature of the blast is still being inv...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

The three-day naval manoeuver will be held in waters near the South Korean island of Jeju with a focus on securing an "effective" response to North Korea's threatening submarine program, especially the developm...More..

Poor weather hampers search for victims of Indonesia's landslides
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Poor weather hampers search for victims of Indonesia's landslides

Nineteen people were also injured when the landslide slammed into 32 houses in the village of Banaran in Ponorogo district, East Java yesterday morning. Numerous missing people were working on ginger farms when...More..

Vigilante targets bad grammar one apostrophe at a time
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Vigilante targets bad grammar one apostrophe at a time

Only his closest friends and relatives knew anything about the secret life of the vigilante who calls himself the Apostrophiser . It was just so loud and in-your-face I just couldn't abide it, so I had to go a...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

To get around liquor ban, Rajasthan to call state highways 'urban roads'

He said the Centre would seek legal consultation on the matter. Times of India has quoted unnamed source as saying that the panchayats vetoing the no-objection certificates due to opposite political affiliation...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

US' Tillerson: NATO allies must boost defense spending

The effort came after resistance from German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who said that the push from Washington was unrealistic and was based on a mistaken interpretation of the spending targets, which...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Susan Rice's NSA Demasking Denials Don't Add Up — Former CIA Analyst

Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice denied Tuesday that the Obama administration spied on Trump campaign associates for political reasons past year, though she acknowledged that on occasion she requeste...More..