Sunderland 0-2 Manchester City

Sunderland to that point had competed well - as they have done against Chelsea , Liverpool and Tottenham here this season - but that goal was a pin prick to their ambitions. In an age where it's easy to hit out at players for their bad attitudes -... More..

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Brexit: Ending free movement may not cut migration, says Lords report

Theresa May will not allow MPs and peers a proper veto over her Brexit deal in case it gives the European Union the incentive to offer the United Kingdom bad terms, her spokesman has said. lawmakers on Wednesda...More..

IEA: Revival in Oil Investments After Two-Year Drought
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

IEA: Revival in Oil Investments After Two-Year Drought

Fatih Birol, the agency's executive director, said: "We don't see a peak in oil demand any time soon". And unless investments globally rebound sharply, a new... On November 30, 2016, OPEC countries agreed on re...More..

May and Kenny to discuss Northern Ireland at summit
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

May and Kenny to discuss Northern Ireland at summit

Mr Eastwood said: "This is a very important election". Sinn Fein and the DUP now have three weeks to establish a government. That system, known as "direct rule", supposedly ended for good when Sinn Fein and...More..

by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Democrats respond to Trump's 'ridiculous' wiretapping claims

While he said that the White House believes Congress is the right body to look into this further , he also noted that if the White House has "a problem with one of the conclusions, we'll let it be known". ci...More..

German-Turkish Tensions Escalate
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

German-Turkish Tensions Escalate

A spokeswoman for Chancellor Merkel said Germany wanted to lead by example on issues of freedom of speech and opinion. "In the same countries, the PKK and DHKP-C terrorists are on the streets", Erdoğan said, re...More..

by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Trump accuses Obama of tapping phones during campaign

Following news of Trump's allegations, President Obama's spokesman issued the following statement on behalf of the 44th president. "A NEW LOW!" the president continued. She also said she would not shrink from s...More..

US Navy ship changes course after Iran vessel interaction
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

US Navy ship changes course after Iran vessel interaction

Three Royal Navy ships were forced to change their course after they were "unsafely" approached by Iranian vessels, officials say. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the Iranian boats on M...More..

8 killed in Zambian food aid stampede
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

8 killed in Zambian food aid stampede

The dead include six women, one man and one boy, she added. An investigation is under way. About 35,000 people, mostly from the city's growing slums, came to receive the cornmeal, cooking oil and salt the chu...More..

Valley Trump supporters join nationwide
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Valley Trump supporters join nationwide "March 4 Trump"

Berkeley on Feb 1. Several hundred people gathered in eastern Pennsylvania for a rally in support of President Donald Trump, one of a number of such rallies across the country. In Denver, several dozen people...More..

Abuja airport closure: FG assures of seamless operation - Lai Mohammed
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Abuja airport closure: FG assures of seamless operation - Lai Mohammed

Also speaking, the minister of state for aviation Hadi Sirika noted that observations made by the acting president Yemi Osinbajo during his visit to the airport last week will be taken care of. He said the go...More..

Navy detains 24 Indian fishermen in the Northern seas
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Navy detains 24 Indian fishermen in the Northern seas

Shaukat Ali, a senior police official at the Docks police station, said the Indian fishermen were today presented before a judicial magistrate who ordered them to be sent to jail. Rameswaram Fishermen Associati...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Pakistan condemns cross-border attack in Mohmand: FO

Bajwa called on the Afghan government to instill physical military operations "matching [the Pakistani side] and effective border security". Pakistan sealed all border crossings with its northwestern neighbou...More..

Russian Federation: 1000 ISIS casualties as Syrian troops retake Palmyra
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Russian Federation: 1000 ISIS casualties as Syrian troops retake Palmyra

During the past two weeks, USA warplanes conducted several raids over the eastern countryside of Palmyra, hitting a large number of Islamic State targets along the Sukhanah-Palmyra Road. The new operation to li...More..

SC notice to Centre, RBI on plea over depositing old notes
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

SC notice to Centre, RBI on plea over depositing old notes

She claimed that after her return to her matrimonial home in Delhi, she was "shocked and surprised" that an ordinance dated December 30 created a separate class of people under the Non-Resident Indian bracket, ...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Popular Movement for Liberation of Sudan releases 125 prisoners

The South Sudan's Country Humanitarian Coordinator Dr. Eugene Owusu has noted that "to avert further catastrophe, it is imperative that humanitarians are able to act swiftly and robustly". "The government regar...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Pakistani soldiers killed on Afghanistan border

It said 10 of the attackers were believed to have been killed as the rest retreated across the border. The fighting took place in Mohmand, one of Pakistan's so-called tribal districts that form a buffer zone ...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Militants Kill 5 Soldiers Near Afghan Border

Pakistani military Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa "hailed the sacrifices" of the Pakistan soldiers and called for greater numbers to man the border. At least 88 persons were martyred in Sehwan Sharif suic...More..

Trump tweet on Schumer echoes Drudge
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Trump tweet on Schumer echoes Drudge

The image shows Schumer and Putin in NY in 2003, a trip which also saw the Russian premier meet President George W Bush at Camp David. Schumer responded on Twitter, "Happily talk re: my contact w Mr. And a top ...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Peugeot and Citroen owner confirms Vauxhall buyout

PSA has vowed to return the Opel and Vauxhall brands to profit, with an operating margin of 2% within three years, and of 6% by 2026, underpinned by €1.7bn in joint cost savings. "We are very pleased that toget...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Washington Attorney General Says Trump "Capitulated" on Travel Ban

The order additionally makes clearer who is exempt from the ban, including legal permanent residents of the USA and people holding a valid visa when it was signed. So it may well survive the inevitable legal ...More..

Parrikar says terrorism must serious threat, calls Asian countries for action
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Parrikar says terrorism must serious threat, calls Asian countries for action

Reiterating that terrorism is the single biggest threat to worldwide peace and security, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday called for a global action on the issue and stated that India would continue ...More..

China targets 6.5% economic growth in 2017, Li says
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

China targets 6.5% economic growth in 2017, Li says

That's down from 6.7 percent expansion past year but, if achieved, would be among the strongest globally, reflecting confidence that efforts to create new industries are gaining traction. However, the Chinese e...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

PPP to decide on military courts after legal consultation: Bilawal

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday said the incumbent government would deliberate over the suggestions of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) regarding extension of military courts, ARY News reported. "We are open t...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Brexit forced GM to do Opel deal as PSA splashes €2.2bn

In total, PSA Group will be writing a cheque to GM for around three billion dollars, with the deal seeing PSA become the second-largest automotive company in Europe, with a 17% market share. The talks had also ...More..

Barbra Streisand: Trump 'is making me gain weight'
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Barbra Streisand: Trump 'is making me gain weight'

Her tweet came hours after Trump accused the Obama administration of wiretapping his campaign headquarters at Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential election. "He has failed this test already in his first 4...More..

Delhi will be Delhi but become as clean as London: Arvind Kejriwal
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Delhi will be Delhi but become as clean as London: Arvind Kejriwal

Campaigning for the MCD polls, he also lashed out at BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) and Congress in the municipal corporation which was in charge for fifteen years under Sheila Dikshit. Another factor likely to w...More..

Hero's welcome for Bathabile Dlamini at social grant briefing
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Hero's welcome for Bathabile Dlamini at social grant briefing

It ordered that a new contract to be negotiated. The broader plan was to adopt the delivery method to Sassa itself, but it, too, did not have the capacity. However a new deal with CPS and the department is on...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle

A 3D scan of the turtle's belly found the heavy coin stash - as well as two fish hooks, which were also removed. The coins were partially dissolved or corroded, and had to be removed a few at a time since the 3...More..

United States waging secret cyberwar against North Korean missile program
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

United States waging secret cyberwar against North Korean missile program

It landed in the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, off North Korea's east coast. While it is not new for North Korea to disregard United Nations resolutions, the firing of four missiles so close to Japa...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Church briefs: March 4-10

S., with a coffee fellowship following at 10:30 a.m., a "White Privilege" study group at 10:45 a.m., and Family Promise orientation at 11:30 a.m. Evening Worship Service 6:00 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor Perc...More..

French President Hollande: 'Ultimate goal' is to prevent Republican Le Pen victory
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

French President Hollande: 'Ultimate goal' is to prevent Republican Le Pen victory

Le Pen's campaign speaks of a new landscape pitting "patriots" against "globalists" - the Paris political elite she accuses of surrendering France's power and sovereignty to European bureaucrats and opening it ...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Israeli Defense chief says U.S. warned against West Bank annexation

He said imposing Israeli sovereignty on the West Bank would mean Israel would be faced with the financial burden of providing Palestinians with health care and other benefits. In a striking departure from longt...More..

Israel to decriminalise cannabis
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Israel to decriminalise cannabis

First-time users who confess will be fined 1,000 shekels (£220) while being caught in possession or using the drug in public a second time will see the charge doubled. An inter-ministerial team will be apppoint...More..

Brother-in-law 'admits murdering missing French family of four' in gold inheritance dispute
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Brother-in-law 'admits murdering missing French family of four' in gold inheritance dispute

The ongoing investigation includes murder, abduction and illegal confinement, according to The Guardian newspaper. The family lived in a suburb of Nantes, in western France. Traces of blood from Sebastien a...More..