Ahead of Trump meeting, Merkel says trade vital for United States and Germany

Also, the two leaders are expected to discuss Germany's level of defence spending for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance. German government officials said the abrupt postponement of Merkel's trip to Washington could act in the same... More..

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State Democrats: Proposal could make educations debt-free for nearly 400000 students
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

State Democrats: Proposal could make educations debt-free for nearly 400000 students

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK IN THE COMMENTS: Should California eliminate student debt by covering the tuition and living expenses for almost 400,000 college students? Jerry Brown wants to eliminate those grants. "Wh...More..

Pro-BDS activist denied entry into Israel
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Pro-BDS activist denied entry into Israel

The joint ministerial statement highlighted PSC's involvement with other delegitimization groups operating against Israel in the United Kingdom, noting that some of its members were aboard vessels that were par...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

SA power: $500m energy plan includes new gas station, battery power storage

Scientist struggles to walk through 177kmh winds When a 177kmh wind is blasting outside most people tend to seek shelter, but not the scientists at Mount Washington Observatory. Load shedding during a heat wave...More..

More snow, Biz Bytes, NIT tickets and NCAA bracket forms
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

More snow, Biz Bytes, NIT tickets and NCAA bracket forms

Strong winds will lead to blowing snow, reduced visibility, and additional power outages, according to the NWS. Sunday's high is expected to hit 48 degrees and clear skies are expected by mid-morning. The sno...More..

Second part of ancient Egyptian statue lifted from site
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Second part of ancient Egyptian statue lifted from site

Reuters reported that the team also uncovered a statue of Ramses II's grandson, Pharaoh Seti II . The eight-meter statue was found submerged in ground water in the Matariya area in Ain Shams district by a j...More..

US, South Korea, Japan Launch Joint Military Drills Amid DPRK's Missile Tests
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

US, South Korea, Japan Launch Joint Military Drills Amid DPRK's Missile Tests

The U.S. moved to ensure no major policy shifts were coming on the heels of Park's removal. The photo was provided by the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK). More recently, the United States was on the receiving end of c...More..

Is Trump Hiding Something? Preet Bharara Declined Trump Call Before Firing
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Is Trump Hiding Something? Preet Bharara Declined Trump Call Before Firing

Attorneys appointed by former President Barack Obama-including the Manhattan-based corruption-buster. Preet Bharara, the powerful Manhattan prosecutor who was among 46 USA attorneys asked to step down late Fr...More..

Bayern Munich targeting Arsenal star to replace Xabi Alonso
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Bayern Munich targeting Arsenal star to replace Xabi Alonso

Ahead of Arsenal's 5-0 win over Lincoln City in the FA Cup, Xhaka admitted he has not been good enough of late. Hitzfeld has enjoyed two stints managing the Bundesliga leaders and has stated that Carlo Ancelo...More..

NPP, LJP extend support to BJP to form Manipur govt
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

NPP, LJP extend support to BJP to form Manipur govt

However, even though the NPF was unable to increase its tally, the party legislators are set to become kingmakers in a BJP-led government with speculations of at least two cabinet berths for the party MLAs. Bis...More..

USA forces in Syria are 'invaders': President Bashar al-Assad
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

USA forces in Syria are 'invaders': President Bashar al-Assad

This military support will aid Syria's Democratic Forces, which are backed by the global coalition, in its decisive battle that will be launched against ISIS. "The bill I am introducing today prohibits the Depa...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Zambia win Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations

The Junior Chipolopolo side thus joined Angola (winners in 2001) as the second Southern African nation to win the event. Daka, a graduate of the Airtel Rising Stars U-17 programme was at the right place in th...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Rutte, Wilders Up in Polls Amid Dutch-Turkish Standoff

The PVV now has 12 seats in the House of Representatives and is projected to nearly double that, possibly winning up to 23 seats. In Monday's debate, Wilders called for all Turkish diplomatic staff in the Net...More..

Xenophobia: Nigeria sends high level delegation to SA
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Xenophobia: Nigeria sends high level delegation to SA

According to a statement by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. The meeting was to diffuse soaring tensions over a recent string of attacks on migrants living in South Africa which has el...More..

BJP Names N Biren Singh As Chief Minister-Designate Of Manipur
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

BJP Names N Biren Singh As Chief Minister-Designate Of Manipur

Singh secured Uripok seat for Nationalist People's Party (NPP), defeating his nearest opponent by 345 votes. The other two wanted to side with the BJP but would consider joining the Congress if Chief Minister S...More..

Biren Singh As New Manipur CM
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Biren Singh As New Manipur CM

Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla said that the incumbent Chief Minister has not submitted his resignation after which the process of formation of the next government can be started. The Chief Minister won from t...More..

Trump, Merkel Meeting Postponed Due to Weather
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Trump, Merkel Meeting Postponed Due to Weather

The $65 billion United States trade deficit with Germany was "one of the most difficult" trade issues facing Mr Trump, he said , and bilateral discussions were needed to reduce it outside European Union restri...More..

Two Israeli Officers Wounded in Jerusalem Stabbing Attack Overnight
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Two Israeli Officers Wounded in Jerusalem Stabbing Attack Overnight

Pictures posted on social media showed large numbers of police officers in Jabel Mukaber in the hours that followed, as well as the four family members being taken away by officers. Israel says the violence is ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Ibobi Singh-led Congress's sweeping victory in Manipur

Governor Heptulla is likely to invite the BJP leaders to form the government. In fact, two of Congress' senior leaders, N Biren Singh and Laishram Radhakishore Singh, who joined the BJP a year ago, managed to...More..

Spooked Brazillian president moves out of official residence because of 'ghosts'
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Spooked Brazillian president moves out of official residence because of 'ghosts'

Michel Temer, who became Brazil's president after Dilma Rousseff was removed from office in 2016, had lived there for months but says he felt something odd there. The Temers then moved to the still luxurious bu...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Health Care and a Political Malaise

Ron Wyden of OR, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, said in a statement last week. "Through seven long years of botched rollouts, soaring costs, cancelled plans, and bureaucratic mandates, ...More..

USS Carl Vinson to visit S. Korea for joint drills
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

USS Carl Vinson to visit S. Korea for joint drills

Forces Japan that are expected to join the exercises sometime this week. However, Pentagon spokesman Cmdr. "It will send a very strong message to North Korea, which is constantly carrying out military provo...More..

Vallejo police in California will review controversial arrest footage
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Vallejo police in California will review controversial arrest footage

Unfortunately, stopping did not mean that he was "giving up". After two videos surfaced Saturday of a Vallejo police officer tackling and beating an unarmed man on the center median of a road and aiming his g...More..

Car Bomb kills 2 In Mogadishu
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Car Bomb kills 2 In Mogadishu

Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the explosion at the hotel. The hotel was left intact, but the explosion damaged a nearby house. Hours earlier, another blast killed killed the driver of a minibus wh...More..

Russian gas supplier Gazprom will comply with European Union rules to avoid fines
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Russian gas supplier Gazprom will comply with European Union rules to avoid fines

The Commission said today that Gazprom has agreed to price gas at market competitive levels and allow countries in the region to re-sell its gas. The settlement announced by EU Competition Commissioner ...More..

SL commander denies navy shot at Indian fishermen
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

SL commander denies navy shot at Indian fishermen

Speaking to The News Minute, Emerite, President of the Visaipadagu Meenavar Sangam confirmed that they are calling off the protest. She also requested the mother of the deceased fisherman Bridgo and his colle...More..

NCAA Tournament Bracket Predictions 2017: Top Upset Picks
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

NCAA Tournament Bracket Predictions 2017: Top Upset Picks

Duke is 26-9 in the tournament as a No. 2 seed. With the madness beginning on Thursday, March 16, time is running out to fill out that flawless bracket . Jim Nantz - When watching nationally televised footba...More..

Intruder arrested at White House
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Intruder arrested at White House

Trump thanked the service on Saturday afternoon, and commended the agents for apprehending the intruder. The entrance is near the part of the White House where the president resides. Upon entering he overpowere...More..

GCHQ Warns Political Parties Of Russian Cyber Threat To 2020 General Election
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

GCHQ Warns Political Parties Of Russian Cyber Threat To 2020 General Election

He has also offered them advice on how to defend against attacks in an effort to boost politicians' cyber security education ahead of the next election, due to be held in 2020. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson a...More..

Iraqi army advance slowed at edge of Mosul's Old City
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Iraqi army advance slowed at edge of Mosul's Old City

Federal police and Rapid Response units said they had entered the Bab al-Tob area of the Old City, where the fight is expected to be toughest due to narrow alleyways through which armoured vehicles can not pass...More..

South Korea's Moon Jae-In vows 'new history' after Park's impeachment
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

South Korea's Moon Jae-In vows 'new history' after Park's impeachment

The crowd bursts into cheers on Friday as thousands of demonstrators against President Park Geun-hye rally outside the conditional court in the South Korean capital to hear the impeachment verdict. Two prot...More..

Australia Considers Childcare Ban On Unvaccinated Children
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Australia Considers Childcare Ban On Unvaccinated Children

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has written to state and territory leaders asking them to support a national policy and more consistent laws to exclude children who haven't had their shots from childcare centre...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Turkish EU Minister: Dutch approach 'exactly fascism'

People in Turkey will vote on the reforms on April 16, with a simple majority needed to approve legislation passed by parliament in January and rubber-stamped by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last month. "Turk...More..

Midstate prepares for major winter storm
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Midstate prepares for major winter storm

Wolf said in a statement Sunday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning from 8 p.m. Monday to 6 p.m. Tuesday from Philadelphia to the Poconos. In addition, the Pennsylvania Emergency M...More..

United States jobs surge clears the way for Fed to raise rates
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

United States jobs surge clears the way for Fed to raise rates

The state says total nonfarm jobs were up 15,300 to a record high of 5,931,600 in January. The second warmest February on record might have had more to do with the larger than expected rise in new jobs last...More..