Wyden, Merkley vote 'no' on Gorsuch Supreme Court confirmation

Senate Democrats blocked the nomination in the first successful filibuster of a Supreme Court nominee in almost 50 years. The final confirmation vote came after Senate Republicans rewrote the chamber's rules, voting to eliminate the 60-vote filibus... More..

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China blasts India over Dalai Lama visit to disputed area
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

China blasts India over Dalai Lama visit to disputed area

Dalai Lama's remarks came when China alleged that India has arranged his visit to the disrupted part along the north eastern Indo-China border and some Chinese media on Wednesday reported that India used him as...More..

Police officer killed in Westminster terror attack named as PC Keith Palmer
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Police officer killed in Westminster terror attack named as PC Keith Palmer

Passersby care for a victim of a terror attack outside British Parliament in London on March 22, 2017. "Operation Classific - continues, involving hundreds of officers from across the counter terrorism ne...More..

Scudamore family aims for belated Grand National success
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Scudamore family aims for belated Grand National success

A maximum of 40 runners can line up in the race and any withdrawals will mean horses outside the current top 40 will be allowed to run. That victor looks useful to me but Dream Berry would have got closer w...More..

Stockholm attack: Police arrest two after lorry ploughs into mall
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Stockholm attack: Police arrest two after lorry ploughs into mall

People in the downtown area fled in panic. Part of central Stockholm has been cordoned off and the affected area evacuated, including the main train station. In London on March 22, a man in a vehicle killed p...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Hillary Clinton Explains Why She Really Lost to Trump

She slammed Russian interference trying to sway the outcome for Trump as "an act of aggression", warned Moscow was capable of doing it, and called for a bipartisan commitment to make sure it did not happen. Oh ...More..

Multiple violations found days before fatal blaze killed 3
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Multiple violations found days before fatal blaze killed 3

Documents released by the city say officials uncovered multiple fire code violations during an inspection Friday and ordered the owner of the building to immediately fix fire alarm and sprinkler systems. Three ...More..

Hillary Clinton Discusses Why She Lost Presidential Election to Donald Trump
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Hillary Clinton Discusses Why She Lost Presidential Election to Donald Trump

Addressing Clinton directly, Bee said, "I'm only going to say this once - though you deserve to hear it 100 times - it should have been you". Meanwhile, the Central Intelligence Agency had evidence that Rus...More..

France's Fillon says government is behind media leaks against him
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

France's Fillon says government is behind media leaks against him

PARIS A lawyer for the wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon denied media reports that false documents may have been supplied to justify work and payments between the couple that are being inv...More..

Hair-Raising Moment Woman Narrowly Avoids A Speeding Train
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Hair-Raising Moment Woman Narrowly Avoids A Speeding Train

Security camera footage shows the woman walking over the tracks at a dedicated pedestrian crossing at Mt Eden station this morning. Unlike hybrid cars, trains traveling on New Zealand's KiwiRail max out at 11...More..

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Oil Reaches High of One Month after U.S Missile Strikes

The May futures for WTI oil rose by $ 0.92 (1.78%) - to $52.62 per barrel at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). The industry has leveraged on the memory of the oil price plunge in 2014-2015 to intr...More..

What you need to know about Susan Rice and the unmasking controversy
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

What you need to know about Susan Rice and the unmasking controversy

Rice says it's "absolutely false" that the previous administration used intelligence about President Donald Trump's associates for political purposes. Comey did say the number is "surely" more than at NS...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

South Africans march against Zuma

It came as thousands of protesters across the country called for President Jacob Zuma to resign following his dismissal of the finance minister in a Cabinet reshuffle. Zuma this week appeared to have quelled a...More..

Senate Goes 'Nuclear' to Push in Trump Supreme Court Pick
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Senate Goes 'Nuclear' to Push in Trump Supreme Court Pick

McConnell accused Democrats of forcing his hand by trying to filibuster a highly qualified nominee in Gorsuch, 49, a 10-year veteran of the 10th US Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver with a consistently conse...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Christie Halts Payments To Amtrak, Calls For Inspection Following Penn Station Derailment

Moorman. The derailments have raised question about the quality and safety of the Northeast Corridor's tracks. "I apologize to everyone who has been inconvenienced by the recent delays and cancellations at ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

South Africans hold nationwide protests against President Jacob Zuma

The move to drop Mr Gordhan from office angered both Mr Zuma's opponents and allies, causing a rift in the ruling ANC party, which has governed South Africa since 1994. Zuma, 74, is due to step down as head o...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Russian Federation suspends Syria flight safety deal with United States after missile attack

The Obama and Trump administrations have relied on Congress' authorization of military force following the September 2001 terror attacks to carry out strikes against terror groups such as Islamic State and al...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

U.S. attack on Syria could send North Korea clear message

Kelly said a lack of activity could be telling, although he stressed it would also be hard to gauge. I think that in North Korea, it's an enormous unknown'. The tensions between Japan and North Korea have incre...More..

Sturgeon puts pressure on London for Scotland independence vote
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Sturgeon puts pressure on London for Scotland independence vote

In a letter to Theresa May formally requesting referendum talks, she said there is "no rational reason" for the Prime Minister to "stand in the way" of the Scottish Parliament's will. When it resumed on Tuesday...More..

Scandal-plagued Fillon accuses Hollande of conspiring against him
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Scandal-plagued Fillon accuses Hollande of conspiring against him

Mr Hollande, France's first president not to seek re-election since the introduction of universal suffrage in 1962, had appealed to ministers to refrain until the end of this week from taking pre-election pos...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Twitter Sues Trump Administration to Protect Anonymous 'Alt-Immigration' Account

Following Trump's election, a handful of popular " rogue " Twitter accounts sprang up, purporting to be run by disgruntled employees of federal agencies. The rights of free speech afforded Twitter's users a...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

US Confident It Can Intercept Any North Korean Missile

In fact, the North justifies its nuclear weapons as a necessary deterrent to the US military threat and has over the past weeks warned that the biggest-ever joint U.S. First, there is a lack of trust in the Sin...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Oxford win the 163rd varsity boat race

A spokeswoman for the event said the race was only ever called off during the two world wars. A length ahead by Barnes Bridge, Oxford didn't quite have Cambridge breathing down their necks, but the Light Blue...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Four dead, 15 injured, one arrested in Stockholm truck attack: Swedish Police

Stockholm police spokesman Lars Bystrom would not comment on media reports that the suspect confessed to ramming a stolen truck into crowds outside a busy department store in the centre of the capital on Fri...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump and Xi Jinping meet to discuss 'war today' with North Korea

The missile launches coincided with Trump's first official encounter with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Florida to discuss North Korea, among other things. nation on its border. "President Trump noted the i...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

U.S. ambassador calls for 'very strong' stance on Russian Federation

Security Council. "There's no question about that". In her interview, Haley said she is "beating up" on Russia for that country's militarily backing of Ukrainian separatists who seek to return parts of that...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

U.S. says North Korean missile test ended in fiery crash

Hawaii time April 4, according to a statement . The council statement was issued hours before U.S. President Donald Trump meets China's President Xi Jinping at his Florida resort, where North Korea will be a...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

6 released, 9 still hospitalized in truck attack

In the early evening, Swedish police said it had arrested a man in north Stockholm who, they said, "may have links to the incident". Swedish police said that a man arrested on "suspicion of terrorist crim...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Flynn's New Financial Forms Reveal Russia Connection

News about Flynn's failure to report all his financial dealings with Russian Federation came as the Federal Bureau of Investigation as well as the Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees a...More..

Probe of France's Fillon widened to suspected fraud, forgery
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Probe of France's Fillon widened to suspected fraud, forgery

The source was not allowed to speak publicly on an ongoing probe. "I think that's what the government wants: Knowing that they couldn't win this election, he made a decision to find a way to eliminate the can...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Senate goes 'nuclear' to approve Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, also lauded Gorsuch's confirmation, saying he is one of, if not the most qualifed Supreme Court nominee in the nation's history. The Senate on Friday confirmed the nomination of Judge Nei...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Thousands protest in South Africa against President Zouma

The opposition Democratic Alliance, DA, party, which called for the marches, held a rally of more than 10,000 people in another part of Johannesburg which was calm. Fitch Ratings downgraded government's long-te...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

US Drops Request to Unmask User — Twitter Suit Ends

In a letter to CBP's acting commissioner Kevin McAleenan, Democratic Senator Ron Wyden said he was "gravely alarmed" by the order and called for an internal investigation into why and how it was issued "includi...More..

Actor Kamal Haasan Escapes Fire At Chennai Home, No One Hurt
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Actor Kamal Haasan Escapes Fire At Chennai Home, No One Hurt

It is also said that the 62 year old actor was caught alone in a room engulfed by smoke and he was safely taken out by his servants and staff. Taking to Twitter, Kamal Haasan wrote, "Thanks to my staff". A good...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Russian Federation to Suspend Syria Airspace Deal With US

Speaking Thursday on Air Force One, Trump said the attack "shouldn't have happened, and it shouldn't be allowed to happen". Moscow said it had suspended communication with us forces created to stop planes...More..