Champions League Preview: Barcelona's mission impossible?

Barcelona were given virtually no hope against PSG in their Champions League last-16 tie , having trailed 4-0 from the first leg. Bracelona's stunning passage into the quarter-final came via Luis Suarez, a Layvin Kurzawa own goal, a Messi penalty j... More..

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The CIA 'Weaponized' Apple, Samsung And Microsoft Products For Surveillance Purposes
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

The CIA 'Weaponized' Apple, Samsung And Microsoft Products For Surveillance Purposes

Wikileaks claims that Year Zero reveals full details of the CIA's "global covert hacking program" , including "weaponised exploits " used against operating systems including Android , iOS , Linux, macOS, Windo...More..

Politico Poll: 56% Favor Special Trump-Russia Probe Prosecutor
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Politico Poll: 56% Favor Special Trump-Russia Probe Prosecutor

A large majority (82 percent) of Democrats and 67 percent of independents support the appointment of a special prosecutor, as do a substantial 43 percent of Republicans. On the other hand, FBI Director Jam...More..

by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Johnson says Britain still backs 2-state solution in Mideast

Despite being firm about the UK's position on settlements, Johnson criticized campaigns to boycott Israeli goods manufactured in the West Bank. Abbas reaffirmed the Palestinian side's commitment to the peace ...More..

German police hunt man who 'bragged about killing boy'
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

German police hunt man who 'bragged about killing boy'

Authorities attended a family home where the murder allegedly took place on Monday and discovered the body of a young boy in a basement. He then reportedly entered a chatroom following the murder and held his...More..

Son of assassinated Kim Jong Nam appears in YouTube video
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Son of assassinated Kim Jong Nam appears in YouTube video

He later adds: "We hope this gets better soon ". The South Korean intelligence agency has confirmed the individual on the video is Kim Han Sol. There were even fears for Mr Kim's life, after talk surface...More..

China reveals plan to prevent 'head-on collision' between USA and North Korea
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

China reveals plan to prevent 'head-on collision' between USA and North Korea

The condemnation came in a US-drafted statement that was unanimously approved by the Council - despite U.S. tensions with China over Washington's deployment of an advanced missile defence system in South Korea....More..

China Grants Trump 38 Trademarks, Reopening Debate About Conflicts Of Interest
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

China Grants Trump 38 Trademarks, Reopening Debate About Conflicts Of Interest

China has granted preliminary approval for 38 new Trump trademarks, paving the way for President Donald Trump and his family to develop a host of branded businesses from hotels to insurance to bodyguard and esc...More..

AJC joins US Jewish groups criticizing Israel's anti-BDS entry law
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

AJC joins US Jewish groups criticizing Israel's anti-BDS entry law

The pro-Israel community needs to learn how to respond to supporters of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement as if they are swing voters whose minds can be changed, not as if they are dupes who can't ...More..

Hannity: GOP Must Unite on ObamaCare Replacement or Risk Party 'Civil War'
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Hannity: GOP Must Unite on ObamaCare Replacement or Risk Party 'Civil War'

Maybe. Again, we reiterate, all of these options are untested theories to winning over the face of conservatives' Obamacare replacement opposition. When Obama predictably vetoed the legislation, the GOP promis...More..

PM Modi offers prayers at Somnath Temple, pays tribute to Sardar Patel
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

PM Modi offers prayers at Somnath Temple, pays tribute to Sardar Patel

PM Modi had last night met his 97-year-old mother at the residence of his younger brother in Rayasan town on the outskirts of the state capital Gandhinagar . They have shown how a positive change can begin in ...More..

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau faces backlash for International Women's Day post
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau faces backlash for International Women's Day post

Her call to celebrate men on the International Women's Day, however, wasn't taken lightly and was criticized for being "problematic". "Love it", she wrote in the post. This is about recognizing that we should b...More..

Call of Duty Modern Warfare Remastered Gets Premium DLC
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Call of Duty Modern Warfare Remastered Gets Premium DLC

This time around, the maps will be in all of their remastered glory and 10 rare supply drops will be included for players to open in-game. The Variety Map Pack , which is the same name that Activision gave to ...More..

McGill ranked world's 3rd best university for study of Anatomy & Physiology
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

McGill ranked world's 3rd best university for study of Anatomy & Physiology

This year the University also scored highly for Art and Design, appearing in the 151-200 category. University College Cork takes two top-100 positions - it ranks in the 51-100 band for both Nursing and Pharma...More..

Donald Trump issues new travel ban, drops Iraq from list
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Donald Trump issues new travel ban, drops Iraq from list

Trump waves as he walks toward the White House on March 5, 2017. Critics accused the Trump administration of orchestrating an unconstitutional "Muslim ban". He said he was still concerned, but needed two or t...More..

Several kids dead after fire rips through shelter in Guatemala
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Several kids dead after fire rips through shelter in Guatemala

The national police department said a total of 38 people had been injured, while the country's health ministry said that 14 were in serious condition with severe burns. Anxious relatives have gathered outside t...More..

Massive brush fire shuts down western end of Alligator Alley
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Massive brush fire shuts down western end of Alligator Alley

Smoky conditions persist in Collier County Wednesday due to the large brush fire in Picayune Strand, but that won't stop area schools from opening. "We'll continue to work with our partnering agencies, and may ...More..

Independent probe needed of Russian interference
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Independent probe needed of Russian interference

Franken isn't the only Minnesotan politician to speak out against Trump's wiretapping claims. He also has done a lot of business from there with even his son Donald Trump, Jr. Only one-third of all respondent...More..

Voting begins in 40 constituencies
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Voting begins in 40 constituencies

PM Narendra Modi asked people in UP and Manipur to go out and vote in large numbers. The electorate comprises 76.87 lakh men, 64.99 lakh women and 706 voters of the third gender. As many as 8,682 polling statio...More..

Japan must cure its 'anxiety' about China - Chinese FM
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Japan must cure its 'anxiety' about China - Chinese FM

Wang told a news conference during China's annual session of parliament that the two anniversaries represented two roads that the bilateral relationship has taken - one of peace and one of war. China has long c...More..

Watch Hugh Jackman's Last Day On Set As Wolverine
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Watch Hugh Jackman's Last Day On Set As Wolverine

What should the next X-Men movie title be? Directed by James Mangold, who co-wrote the screenplay with Scott Frank and Michael Green from a story by Mangold, Logan also stars Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Hugh...More..

Three Killed In Overnight Dublin Fire
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Three Killed In Overnight Dublin Fire

A woman in her 30s was taken to St James's Hospital and a 4-year-old boy were taken to Our Lady's Hospital in Crumlin. The Clondalkin Village Facebook page wrote: "A book of condolences has been opened in the...More..

Taiwan flops in WBC opener
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Taiwan flops in WBC opener

The Dutch are ranked ninth in the world, but are considered a more seasoned team than the Koreans or Taiwanese. The hosts opened the scoring with a single run in the first inning before the Cubans drew level ...More..

Republicans Expected to Unveil Healthcare Bill This Week
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Republicans Expected to Unveil Healthcare Bill This Week

You will not be required to have insurance anymore. Republicans and Democrats alike opposed the ACA's " Cadillac tax ", which would impose a 40 percent excise tax on the most generous employer-sponsored h...More..

SoftBank to sell huge stake in ARM
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

SoftBank to sell huge stake in ARM

Others planning to invest in the fund include Apple, Qualcomm and Oracle Founder Larry Ellison. Mubadala looks to be committing $15bn to the Vision Fund and sources close to the negotiations claim Mubadala ...More..

Deputy Attorney General Nominee Faces a Congress Divided on Russia Probe
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Deputy Attorney General Nominee Faces a Congress Divided on Russia Probe

That's a more combative tone than Sessions took Thursday when he promised to recuse himself from any investigations into ties between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign. Bush in 2005. Rosenstein assured ...More..

Emergency services called to 'serious domestic incident' in Wolverhampton
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Emergency services called to 'serious domestic incident' in Wolverhampton

One of the women, thought to be in her thirties, died at the scene. It is understood police used stun grenades during the police operation, which began shortly after 9:40am local time on Wednesday. The incide...More..

Trump Budget Proposes Major Cuts to Coast Guard
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Trump Budget Proposes Major Cuts to Coast Guard

The proposed cut for the Coast Guard budget is 14 percent - $9.1 billion budget in 2017 would be cut to about $7.8 billion. The proposal would eliminate TSA training programs, and funding for armed patrols of...More..

Heseltine apologises for saying PM has 'man-size' job
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Heseltine apologises for saying PM has 'man-size' job

Heseltine was among the few Conservative MPs who backed the amendment, against No. 10's wishes. "I've never met Theresa May and so I can't make a judgement". 'I believe and always have that Britain's national...More..

DFA respects CA rejection on Yasay's appointment
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

DFA respects CA rejection on Yasay's appointment

Yasay apologized to the body's committee on foreign affairs, admitting he may have "inadvertently misled" its members. The Foreign Affairs secretary said he had returned his American passport together with hi...More..

Iraqi forces see off Islamic State attack, seize road out of Mosul
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Iraqi forces see off Islamic State attack, seize road out of Mosul

According to Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah, the troops hoisted an Iraqi flag on the complex of buildings in the Dawasa neighborhood earlier in the morning, hailing the federal police units behind the ta...More..

Ed Sheeran to perform in Des Moines
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Ed Sheeran to perform in Des Moines

Lauded for his fresh pop-rock take on the singer-songwriter genre, Sheeran's hits include "Sing" and the wedding staple "Thinking Out Loud". The news comes as Sheeran's new album featuring the single "Shape o...More..

South Korean Court to Rule Friday on Park Impeachment
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

South Korean Court to Rule Friday on Park Impeachment

Park, who has been suspended since parliament's impeachment decision in December, will be immediately removed from power if the motion is upheld, and a presidential election will have to be held within 60 days....More..

Sabric outraged by OR Tambo robbery
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Sabric outraged by OR Tambo robbery

The money is said to have been intercepted in a cargo area before it was due to be placed onto a plane on Tuesday night (7 March). The company that operates the airport - the largest in South Africa - confirm...More..

Things We Can Learn from the World Baseball Classic
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Things We Can Learn from the World Baseball Classic

Team Israel blasted Chinese Taipei in its second game of the World Baseball Classic. Those victories qualify as a bit of a shocker considering Team Israel ranked worst among 16 WBC participants in the wo...More..