Martin Schram: Trump's tweets raise a huge but unspoken question

Like anybody who distractedly slams out a bunch of tweets while he's distracted, pissed off, or busy on the toilet, President Donald Trump occasionally has to delete some of his online missives due to typos. At the end of Trump's Friday meeting w... More..

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Mosul IS battle: 'Remains of prisoners' found at mass grave site
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Mosul IS battle: 'Remains of prisoners' found at mass grave site

An unnamed Pentagon official said this would make ISIS rely on sites still under its control in areas of neighboring Syria . "The Federal Police and Rapid Response forces have liberated the area of al-Mahata...More..

South Korea's longtime 'princess' dethroned in disgrace
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

South Korea's longtime 'princess' dethroned in disgrace

They claimed that Park is innocent and the trial is unconstitutional. The total death toll from Friday's standoff is thus up to three, as two people died the day before. Park no longer has immunity from prose...More..

EU's Tusk set for re-election despite Polish anger
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

EU's Tusk set for re-election despite Polish anger

Mr Tusk is hardly the only target of the paranoid conspiracy theories that have become official doctrine in Poland . Several diplomats from former communist states, of which Poland is by far the biggest in...More..

Clocks spring forward for daylight saving time
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Clocks spring forward for daylight saving time

Prepare to lose an hour of sleep Sunday because our clocks are springing forward. Rather than simply eliminate DST, the new bill by Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D - San Jose) would give the Legislature the powe...More..

Assad describes United States forces in Syria as
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Assad describes United States forces in Syria as "invaders"

In Syria, Turkish forces have attacked Kurdish fighters, and hundreds of United States troops are there to help the SDF prepare for the looming fight for Raqqa. The UN special envoy on Syria, Staffan de Mistura...More..

Vernon snow-shoer headed to Austria for Special Olympics World Winter Games
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Vernon snow-shoer headed to Austria for Special Olympics World Winter Games

According to Osibodu, the nation's affiliate had to partner with South Africa's body to train the nation's coaches and athletes in readiness for the games, which are new to Nigeria. "I'm thrilled that Rooster T...More..

Hawaii Files First Lawsuit Against New Travel Ban
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Hawaii Files First Lawsuit Against New Travel Ban

Ferguson said that although the revised order was narrower in scope, it could still be challenged on constitutional grounds. The six countries the order targets are: Syria, Libya, Sudan, Iran, Yemen and Som...More..

First Jobs Report Under President Trump Sets Stage For Rate Hike
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

First Jobs Report Under President Trump Sets Stage For Rate Hike

The rule, Spicer said , aims to stem market fluctuations. Putting aside how many of those new jobs can be credited to the previous administration, which had 75 consecutive months of job growth , and Trump'...More..

BJP's Manohar Parrikar likely to be next Goa CM
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

BJP's Manohar Parrikar likely to be next Goa CM

Manohar Parrikar's return boosts BJP's chances Despite having only 13 seats, the saffron party is confident of forming the government for the second consecutive time. Parrikar today met Goa governor along with ...More..

Iraqi Forces Advance Deeper In Mosul, Commander Says
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Iraqi Forces Advance Deeper In Mosul, Commander Says

Speaking to AFP on Sunday, Staff Major General Maan al-Saadi of the elite Counter-Terrorism Service said "more than a third" of west Mosul was now under the control of security forces. Iraqi forces launched a...More..

US Marines arrive in Syria, bring heavy artillery with them
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

US Marines arrive in Syria, bring heavy artillery with them

But when Kurdish People Protection Units (YPG) emerged as reliable factions, the US opted to render support to this group, and allied rebel fighters, which emerged later, such as the Syrian Democratic Forces ...More..

North Korea Raises US-China Tensions
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

North Korea Raises US-China Tensions

Cory Gardner, Colorado Republican, who has been instrumental in attempting to highlight Pyongyang's nuclear proliferation. Once again, with South Korea, America is carrying out its annual broad spring military ...More..

Trump has gone relatively quiet since last weekend's wiretap-claim bombshell
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Trump has gone relatively quiet since last weekend's wiretap-claim bombshell

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee wants to speak with the British author of an unsubstantiated report alleging the Russian government had compromising material on President Trump. Law enforce...More..

Israel beats Cuba 4-1 to improve to 4-0 at WBC
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Israel beats Cuba 4-1 to improve to 4-0 at WBC

The top two teams from the second round advance to the championship round at Dodger Stadium. Outfielder Alfredo Despaigne hit a grand slam in the fifth inning Friday in Tokyo to lead Cuba over Australia 4-3 a...More..

Canada says most border-crossing asylum seekers were in US legally
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Canada says most border-crossing asylum seekers were in US legally

Mr. Kelly would not provide further details, saying the information was classified but he added that Canada and the US are considered "hard targets" by terrorists because of the security measures the two countr...More..

China puts J-20 stealth fighter into service
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

China puts J-20 stealth fighter into service

Six years after China's Chengdu J-20 strike aircraft made its first flight, the innovative jet has entered service with the People's Liberation Army's air force - and it exposes weaknesses in the U.S. The nav...More..

Akhilesh Yadav's Slogan Failed: Trolled in the State
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Akhilesh Yadav's Slogan Failed: Trolled in the State

The 61-year-old SP veteran won from Jaswantnagar by a margin of 52,616 votes. SP and Congress have been restricted to 63 seats which is quite less. Many political pundits were of the opinion that the SP feud ...More..

Election results: Goa's possible kingmakers who hold the key to government formation
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Election results: Goa's possible kingmakers who hold the key to government formation

A loss of face for Narendra Modi led Bharatiya Janata Party in Goa where Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar lost the Mandrem assembly seat by a margin of almost votes to Congress rival Dayanand Sopte. "We are co...More..

Abbas spokesman says Trump invited him to visit 'soon'
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Abbas spokesman says Trump invited him to visit 'soon'

It was announced by Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer . Abbas has spent many hours on the phone and in meetings with US presidents and secretaries of state over the past decade but he has been unsuccessful w...More..

Ark. Governor speaks out about health care plan
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Ark. Governor speaks out about health care plan

The nation's largest physicians group says the proposal is critically flawed and a threat to coverage for poor and sick people in the United States. Around a third of the state - or 85 counties - have just one ...More..

European Central Bank says no longer sees deflation risk in euro zone
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

European Central Bank says no longer sees deflation risk in euro zone

Given the budget wasn't particularly generous there is now a risk that the Bank of England (BOE) will have to make up the shortfall by continuing to keep interest rates low, and this ultimately will weigh on th...More..

BJP also in race to form govt in Goa: Parrikar
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

BJP also in race to form govt in Goa: Parrikar

According to reports, the BJP MLAs have passed a resolution and have put in their request to BJP President Amit Shah. Apart from the buzz about Parrikar returning to Goa if the BJP wins, Parsekar faced competit...More..

Patrick's Day Parade is this morning in downtown Kalamazoo
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Patrick's Day Parade is this morning in downtown Kalamazoo

The parade is expected to draw upwards of 15,000-20,000 people. The parade started at 3 p.m.at the corner of 7th St. and 4th Ave. On band member, Don Kurre, said the parade began when another band member thou...More..

by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Quick Conclusions From England's Massive 61-21 Win Over Scotland

Joseph - recalled after being left out against Italy last time out - scored two excellent first-half tries and set up Anthony Watson for a third as England took a 30-7 lead into the interval. "We've got a f...More..

Spring forward: 2017 daylight saving time begins on Sunday
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Spring forward: 2017 daylight saving time begins on Sunday

Department of Transportation says that under the Uniform Time Act, as amended, states can exempt themselves from observing daylight saving time by state law. Daylight Saving Time was not created to help fa...More..

Arkansas runs away from Vanderbilt in SEC Semifinals, 76-62
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Arkansas runs away from Vanderbilt in SEC Semifinals, 76-62

Dusty Hannahs is leading the team with 14.6 points per game while Moses Kingsley adds 11.9points and 7.7 rebounds per game. The Razorbacks are averaging 80.4 points per game on offense while allowing 74.1 on...More..

Poland names counter-candidate to Tusk as European Union leader
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Poland names counter-candidate to Tusk as European Union leader

Moreover, he "guarantees impartiality", though coming from the same party as Tusk. It failed, as Tusk was re-elected for a two and a half year term. Instead, Mr Tusk found his home country blocking the path, ...More..

Government Says Shocking WA Election Result Was 'A Long Time Coming'
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Government Says Shocking WA Election Result Was 'A Long Time Coming'

The Mark McGowan-led Labor party is predicted to win 40 seats to the Liberal's 19, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation forecast, with 60 percent of the votes counted. "With a Liberal Party primary vote of...More..

What to expect from the European Central Bank's March meeting on Thursday
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

What to expect from the European Central Bank's March meeting on Thursday

The world's two major central banks, the US Federal Reserve and the ECB, are on divergent paths. European bank stocks rose firmly across the board Friday, taking a key index close to multi-year highs, follo...More..

20 million people facing starvation and famine, warns UN
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

20 million people facing starvation and famine, warns UN

Many will be displaced and will continue to move in search for survival, creating ever more instability across entire regions ". "Now, more than 20 million people across four countries face starvation and fa...More..

Seahawks Sign Offensive Lineman Luke Joeckel
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Seahawks Sign Offensive Lineman Luke Joeckel

The Browns reportedly gave Kevin Zeitler five years and $60 million, while Ronald Leary is going to sign a deal with the Broncos worth $35 million for four years. He's played right guard each season since 2...More..

Trump claims ObamaCare was created to 'explode' this year
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Trump claims ObamaCare was created to 'explode' this year

Moments ago, House Republicans released their bill to meet a key Trump campaign promise, to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare . It would also reduce funding for Planned P...More..

The History of Daylight Saving Time; Clock Change Begins on Sunday Morning
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

The History of Daylight Saving Time; Clock Change Begins on Sunday Morning

Daylight Saving Time begins on the second Sunday of March and ends on the first Sunday of November. Changing our clocks back and forth affects the sleep patterns of most of us, although we adjust in a day or...More..

Goa results: Congress stages comeback, but fails to get a majority
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Goa results: Congress stages comeback, but fails to get a majority

The BJP has been running neck and neck against the Congress party which has made surprisingly good gains despite being drubbed everywhere except in Punjab where the victory (it won 77 seats out of 117) was ascr...More..