US, Russia counter Erdogan in Syria as Kurds get shield

But the spokeswoman's remarks are likely to anger Turkey, which has insisted that Syrian opposition fighters backed by Ankara should lead the offensive on Raqqa rather than the SDF, which is dominated by the Syrian Kurdish militia known as the P... More..

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Brexit: Dispute between United Kingdom and European Union leaders looms over watchdog fine threat

We need to have an arrangement in which this arrangement can continue for those citizens who, on an individual basis, are requesting it . A new partnership between the United Kingdom and European Union " That B...More..

Oil dips below $50; euro gains, bonds slump on European Central Bank
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Oil dips below $50; euro gains, bonds slump on European Central Bank

President Mario Draghi smiles to cameras during a press conference at the European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, March 9, 2017. On Thursday, the European Central Bank president found hims...More..

Akhilesh hints at tie-up between SP-Cong alliance and BSP?
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Akhilesh hints at tie-up between SP-Cong alliance and BSP?

Earlier, in what can be termed as a grand revelation, Akhilesh Yadav hinted at sewing an alliance with the BSP, if need be, in order to form the state government, and most importantly, in a bid to keep the BJP ...More..

Uttar Pradesh polls: Akhilesh Yadav hints at alliance with BSP
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Uttar Pradesh polls: Akhilesh Yadav hints at alliance with BSP

Springing a surprise on Thursday evening, Akhilesh said he was not averse to an alliance with the BSP in the State, "if the need arises". TimesNow-VMR predicted the BJP could win 190-210 seats, the Samajwadi-...More..

NY woman jailed after body found at Arkansas farm
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

NY woman jailed after body found at Arkansas farm

The Arkansas State Police said in a statement Wednesday afternoon that it was working with authorities in NY to identify the remains. Police also say that a person is in custody in Arkansas, one is on the loo...More..

Arkansas Holds Off Ole Miss In SEC Tournament Quarterfinals
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Arkansas Holds Off Ole Miss In SEC Tournament Quarterfinals

Frazier to seal the win over Tennessee. He grabbed 17 rebounds, but finished 4-of-16 from the field. He missed his first 5 shots of the second half, too, making him a combined 2 of 23 against the Hogs this ...More..

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election Results 2017
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election Results 2017

The counting across the five states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Uttarakhand and Manipur began at 8 am this morning. March 11: As the results of various exit polls showed the saffron party doing well in U...More..

NATO Chief Rebukes Thaci Over Kosovo Army Plan
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

NATO Chief Rebukes Thaci Over Kosovo Army Plan

President Hashim Thaci , who prepared the draft law, on Friday urged the government and the parliament to speed up steps to vote on the draft law, adding that "the worldwide community is obliged to convince ...More..

Court Ousts South Korean President Park Geun-hye
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Court Ousts South Korean President Park Geun-hye

And so now South Korea is in a bit of a pickle. The court dismissed one ground in the National Assembly's impeachment bill, saying Park's unexplained seven-hour absence during the 2014 ferry tragedy that kill...More..

Assembly Results: Elaborate arrangements in place for counting
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Assembly Results: Elaborate arrangements in place for counting

The Election Commission (EC) has issued guidelines on security arrangements for counting of votes. Last year, the Harish Rawat government had a hard time when the President's rule was imposed in the state after...More..

Ted Ginn Jr. Agrees To Sign With New Orleans Saints
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Ted Ginn Jr. Agrees To Sign With New Orleans Saints

Klein played extended snaps for Carolina previous year after Luke Kuechly went down with a concussion. NFL.com reported that it was worth almost $30 million over four years. The reason that I am not includi...More..

by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

No foul play in death of Russian ambassador to UN

The New York City medical examiner's said it had been asked not to publicly comment on the cause of Mr Churkin's passing by the US State Department, which cited diplomatic protocol. The medical examiner investi...More..

Will the Congress-AAP contest prediction turn out to be true?
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Will the Congress-AAP contest prediction turn out to be true?

While India Today-Axis exit polls gave 62-71 seats to the Congress and 42-51 to AAP , India TV-C Voter projected 41-49 for the Congress and 59-67 seats for the AAP . It was a record for the state when t...More..

Is Trump's New Executive Order on Travel 'New' Enough?
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Is Trump's New Executive Order on Travel 'New' Enough?

The White House can not evade the court's injunction "simply by reissuing the same basic policies in a new form", said the state's attorney general, Bob Ferguson . The new order also temporarily shuts down the...More..

Vancouver Park Board votes to end display of cetaceans at aquarium
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Vancouver Park Board votes to end display of cetaceans at aquarium

The official Twitter accout of the aquarium wrote its appreciation to messages of support and also retweeted a March 10 comment from Tyler Schwartz to the park board that asked,"Will you be euthanizing those si...More..

Will Congress make it to the majority mark in Punjab?
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Will Congress make it to the majority mark in Punjab?

Find out with your live coverage of the Punjab assembly results from 8 am . In last-minute instructions on preparations for the counting day on Saturday, the Election Commission on Thursday instructed the el...More..

by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

U.S. transportation sector adds 8800 jobs in February

Civilian labor force participation rate (NC): 63 percent. Reuters breaks down the labor market by gender, age, education and ethnicity. Solid job gains nearly certainly clear the way for the Federal Reserv...More..

What Does Obamacare Uncertainty Mean for You?
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

What Does Obamacare Uncertainty Mean for You?

And only a few Republican defections in the Senate could defeat the bill. At the time, the committee had not yet determined the rules for amendments for the legislation, according to Buzzfeed News . The Tru...More..

Replacing Obamacare might (finally!) get rural voters to boot Republicans from Congress
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Replacing Obamacare might (finally!) get rural voters to boot Republicans from Congress

A 60-year-old making $20,000 in Sedgwick County might have a tax credit of $4,000 under the American Health Care Act in 2020, compared with $9,900 under the ACA. The House Freedom Caucus - a group of around 30 ...More..

American announces nonstop flights between Boise and Chicago
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

American announces nonstop flights between Boise and Chicago

The couple have said they were humiliated by the incident. "We are thrilled with American Airlines' decision to increase their footprint in Boise", Boise Airport Director Rebecca Hupp said in an announcement of...More..

Arsene Wenger to consider Arsenal fans' feelings on his future
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Arsene Wenger to consider Arsenal fans' feelings on his future

But Henry is concerned his old side may not be playing in the continent's elite club tournament come September. With Arsene Wenger's future also in doubt, it seems that a massive exodus at Arsenal is defi...More..

Snug trousers catch US Customs & Border Protection agents attention at NY airport
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Snug trousers catch US Customs & Border Protection agents attention at NY airport

Authorities pulled Galan Luperon aside, but not because he was profiled as a hipster. The man, a U.S. citizen, was " bursting out of his pants " when he went through customs at the Queens hub Saturday, a U.S....More..

by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

United States says January raid in Yemen killed 4 to 12 civilians

According to Votel's testimony, CENTCOM has determined that there were between four and 12 civilian casualties caused in the raid. He told Congress that it "generated large amounts of vital intelligence that ...More..

Exit polls show BJP ahead in 3 States
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Exit polls show BJP ahead in 3 States

The India Today-Axis My India exit poll says a resurgent Congress is set to win a comfortable majority in the 117-member Punjab Assembly by winning 62-71 seats. The AAP has played its newbie card in Punjab, s...More..

Illegal immigration numbers fall across US-Mexican border
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Illegal immigration numbers fall across US-Mexican border

The following month, the number of apprehensions declined to 18,762, according to figures released Wednesday. Yet advocates for immigrants say the drop in numbers raises new questions about what is happ...More..

by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Light snowfall in Srinagar

Traffic on the national highway was disrupted for several hours due to fresh landslides yesterday, when vehicles were to ply from Srinagar to Jammu. He said the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), responsible for ...More..

by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Trump to speak by phone with Abbas for first time since inauguration

According to the official Palestinian News Agency WAFA, Abbas and Trump discussed the possibilities to resume the political process, stressing commitment to realize peace between Palestinians and Israelis by bo...More..

Angela Merkel Tells Turkey: Stop Calling Us Nazis
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Angela Merkel Tells Turkey: Stop Calling Us Nazis

German, Austrian, and Dutch authorities have cancelled a handful of Turkish events on various grounds, while Austria and Slovakia have called for an EU-wide ban on such meetings. "The Swiss federal government...More..

by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Trump now a believer in government jobs report

The White House jubilation at the 4.7% jobless rate and 235,000 new jobs added last month means that numbers portrayed during the campaign as a " hoax " have now become an accepted economic measure by the adm...More..

Brown County Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Brown County Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

The Saskatchewan Internet Child Exploitation Unit stated in a media release the investigation into Chicoine began in early February after child pornography was uploaded to a social media account he operated. He...More..

Park Geun-hye removed from office, election likely in early May
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Park Geun-hye removed from office, election likely in early May

China threatens a commercial war after the deployment of the U.S. anti-missile shield THAAD on South Korean soil: although Seoul and Washington say the system is aimed at preventing attacks from the north, Be...More..

Ex-Governor of Bendel State, Samuel Ogbemudia, dies at 84
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Ex-Governor of Bendel State, Samuel Ogbemudia, dies at 84

Commenting on the life and times of the late soldier, politician, administrator and statesman, Abubakar said Ogbemudia would be remembered as a leader who was dedicated to reconstruction after the Civil War as ...More..

by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Britain sets Brexit budget course

And he added: "I will apologise to every voter in Wales that read the Conservative manifesto in the 2015 election". Emphasising that Britain is well placed to weather the challenges as Prime Minister Theresa ...More..

Planned Parenthood refuses Trump offer to give up abortions and keep funding
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Planned Parenthood refuses Trump offer to give up abortions and keep funding

Rep. Cathy Abercrombie, a Democrat from Meriden who is House chair of the appropriations subcommittee on human services, said she believed there would be support among legislators to include the funding for ...More..