Brexit trade deal 'imperative' for United Kingdom growth plans, peers warn

Europe will not be "intimidated" by British threats to walk away from trade talks if it can not get a good deal, European Council president Donald Tusk has said. "It is our wish to make this process constructive, and conducted in an orderly manner"... More..

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The Republican Health Plan
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Republican Health Plan

CBO estimates that the bill would raise the number of people without health insurance by 24 million within a decade, but would trim $337 billion from the federal deficit over that time. "But when we get the CB...More..

'Beware Of Jews' Sign Appears Near Synagogue In Stamford Hill, North London
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

'Beware Of Jews' Sign Appears Near Synagogue In Stamford Hill, North London

He said: "The people of Stamford Hill are very sadly used to instances of anti-Semitic hate crime, but most of those times it will be verbal abuse or even assault". The sign was placed in Stamford Hill - where ...More..

Passengers Stranded At Area Airports From Storm Hoping To Catch New Flights
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Passengers Stranded At Area Airports From Storm Hoping To Catch New Flights

A winter storm in the northeast has canceled nearly 5,400 flights nationwide, and the storm's effects are being felt by travelers at Orlando International Airport. More than 450 flights, or about half of depa...More..

Champions League: Sudden letdown damages Sevilla's remarkable season
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Champions League: Sudden letdown damages Sevilla's remarkable season

Some thought Kante was keeping tabs on Wilfred Ndidi , the man who is attempting to fill his rather large boots. Later, a goal from Sevilla would create a score that mirrored the one from the first leg, forc...More..

Rachel Maddow Releases Part of Trump's 2005 Tax Returns
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Rachel Maddow Releases Part of Trump's 2005 Tax Returns

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow reports she has obtained an exclusive copy of President Donald Trump's tax returns from investigative reporter David Cay Johnston. "Trump tax returns" could mean many things. It revea...More..

Woman confronts White House press secretary Sean Spicer at DC Apple store
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Woman confronts White House press secretary Sean Spicer at DC Apple store

Chauhan, an Indian-American who was born in NY, posted the video on Saturday. DC-area resident Shree Chauhan said she was making her own visit to a local Apple Store to fix her broken iPhone screen wh...More..

Dutch bar plane carrying Turkish foreign minister from landing
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Dutch bar plane carrying Turkish foreign minister from landing

Dutch investment in Turkey is not at risk from the diplomatic row between the two countries as Ankara's ire is focused on the Dutch government, not its people or businesses, Turkey's minister for European Uni...More..

After BJP's massive victory in Uttar Pradesh, Sensex nears 30000-mark
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

After BJP's massive victory in Uttar Pradesh, Sensex nears 30000-mark

The 50-share NSE index ripped through the 9,100-mark to hit 9,122.75, an all-time intra-day high too. The NSE Nifty gained 7.55 points or 0.08 per cent to 8,934.55 points, while the barometer Sensex was up by...More..

Democrats warn of shutdown showdown over Trump's Mexican border wall
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Democrats warn of shutdown showdown over Trump's Mexican border wall

While Trump's overall fiscal 2018 budget proposals will be subject to a lengthy review and action over the coming months, Congress is facing a looming April 28 deadline to complete authorization of funding for ...More..

Wilders eyes gains from Dutch-Turkey row
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wilders eyes gains from Dutch-Turkey row

He has framed the vote as a choice between continuity and chaos, while portraying Wilders as a far-right radical who would not be prepared to take tough decisions if he wins office. The leader of the Labour Par...More..

Petition to block Scottish leader Sturgeon calling new independence referendum passes 50000
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Petition to block Scottish leader Sturgeon calling new independence referendum passes 50000

The First Minister says she will apply to the UK Government to authorise the referendum but that it should respect the will of the Scottish Parliament. Nearly half of Scots do not want a second independenc...More..

President Trump to visit MI today -- view trip details here
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

President Trump to visit MI today -- view trip details here

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday will make an announcement on fuel-efficiency standards for cars built in the US, the White House said. Environmentalists, on the other hand, argue that Trump's approach ...More..

Tomorrow's United Kingdom newspapers may spoil the Scottish independence party
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Tomorrow's United Kingdom newspapers may spoil the Scottish independence party

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said: " Nicola Sturgeon has today given up acting as First Minister for all of Scotland". Also, that the SNP being returned as the largest party in the Scottish...More..

Gin and scooters get added to official inflation basket
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Gin and scooters get added to official inflation basket

The jobless rate fell to 4.7 percent from 4.8 percent, marking its lowest level since the summer of 2005, the ONS said. While rising employment has been one of Britain's economic success stories over the last...More..

Spanish authorities reveal details of huge black-market weapons cache
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Spanish authorities reveal details of huge black-market weapons cache

Five people were arrested. Spanish authorities seized the weapons in the autonomous region of Cantabria, in the city of Girona in the autonomous region of Catalonia and in the Spanish province of Biscay. "The...More..

Manipur CM Okram Ibobi Singh To Resign Tomorrow, BJP's N.Biren Singh…
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Manipur CM Okram Ibobi Singh To Resign Tomorrow, BJP's N.Biren Singh…

He had been a cabinet minister in the Congress government for over 10 years holding important portfolios. He is a recent recruit to the BJP, having joined the party only in October. With 21 seats in the kitty...More..

Donald Trump's 2005 Tax Returns Revealed on 'Maddow'
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Donald Trump's 2005 Tax Returns Revealed on 'Maddow'

The documents showed that Trump had earned $153 million that year and had paid $36.5 million in taxes - hardly the game-changing expose some believed it would be. U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a me...More..

Donald Trump's 2005 tax return released
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Donald Trump's 2005 tax return released

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow announced she had obtained two pages of President Trump's 2005 tax return. It added: "Despite this substantial income figure and tax paid, it is totally illegal to steal and publish tax...More..

Third country involvement not required to resolve Jong-nam's murder
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Third country involvement not required to resolve Jong-nam's murder

North Korea has rejected the autopsy finding. North Korea has attempted to shift the blame for the murder of Kim Jong-nam - suggesting its arch-enemies in Washington and Seoul are responsible. Zahid said poli...More..

Thai customs sizes 21 rhino horns worth $5 million
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Thai customs sizes 21 rhino horns worth $5 million

Thailand is a key hub for illegal ivory trafficking en route to other Asian countries. They discovered the horns, weighing nearly 50 kilograms (110 pounds), inside hard-shelled luggage bags originating from Add...More..

Chinese primary school students are being brainwashed into boycotting South Korean snacks
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Chinese primary school students are being brainwashed into boycotting South Korean snacks

On his first trip to Asia as top US diplomat, Rex Tillerson wants to forge cooperation with Japan, South Korea and China against the nuclear threat from North Korea and demonstrate "America First" does not me...More..

Assembly elections: 'Fed up' Irom Sharmila calls it quits
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Assembly elections: 'Fed up' Irom Sharmila calls it quits

Irom's election defeat is being cited as an expression of "anger" of Manipuri people against her decision to quit her fasting. Sharmila reached Bengaluru airport at 10.30pm on Monday and reached Attapady the ...More..

BJP to form government in Manipur; oath ceremony tomorrow
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

BJP to form government in Manipur; oath ceremony tomorrow

Meanwhile, supporters and workers of lone Independent MLA Md Ashab Uddin, who won from the coveted Jiribam constituency, have reportedly decided that their leader joined the BJP that will form the government in...More..

Twitter accounts tweet swastikas and pro-Erdoğan propaganda in massive hack
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Twitter accounts tweet swastikas and pro-Erdoğan propaganda in massive hack

Amnesty International, BBC North America, Duke University , Forbes, PBS Food, U-Haul and UNICEF USA were among the verified accounts affected by the hack. But it may not have been targeted purely for political...More..

Malaysian companies on guard for potential North Korean cyberattacks
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Malaysian companies on guard for potential North Korean cyberattacks

Nam was killed in Kuala Lumpur airport last month with a banned nerve agent. The group claimed it has relocated Jong-nam's three family members to safety and declined to disclose their location, also releas...More..

Speaker Ryan defends CBO estimate the 24M would lose insurance by 2026
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Speaker Ryan defends CBO estimate the 24M would lose insurance by 2026

Watch above, via Fox Business Network. "The Paul Ryan ACA repeal bill is about redistributing wealth from regular folks, low- and middle-income folks, seniors ... The CBO is widely respected but doesn't have ...More..

Irish woman's nude body found near south Goa beach
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Irish woman's nude body found near south Goa beach

Found in a semi-nude condition on the beach the next day, the teenager succumbed to her injuries. According to police sources, Prashant Komarpant, a local alerted the cops after he noticed the body while he w...More..

Gingrich Slams 'Disgustingly Wrong' CBO: It 'Should Be Abolished'
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Gingrich Slams 'Disgustingly Wrong' CBO: It 'Should Be Abolished'

Gingrich said he doesn't believe what the CBO reports and recounted his experiences with healthcare as speaker in 1990. And the number that they estimated at that time, not 20 years, not - just three years ag...More..

US, Japan and Korea Hold Ballistic Missile Drills
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

US, Japan and Korea Hold Ballistic Missile Drills

A Gray Eagle Unmanned Aerial Systems company will be permanently stationed at Kunsan Air Base, south of Seoul, U.S. Forces Korea said Monday. The first elements of the U.S. partnership in the region and Trump...More..

Industry calls for tariff-free trade deal with Ireland
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Industry calls for tariff-free trade deal with Ireland

Sinn Fein's surprise January withdrawal from power-sharing ended its almost decade-old partnership with the Democratic Unionists, forced Foster out as first minister and precipitating March 2 elections to the N...More..

Customs CG begs Senate, says he is bereaved
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Customs CG begs Senate, says he is bereaved

Briefing newsmen after plenary, Senate spokesman, Senator Sabi Abdullahi (Niger North), said the Senate would not back down on the demand that Ali appears in uniform, as his refusal to wear the uniform of his r...More..

Chairman promises better training after 17-year-olds vote
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Chairman promises better training after 17-year-olds vote

Officials are investigating reports of several 17-year-olds who reportedly voted illegally during the 2016 presidential primary election, the Dane County district attorney said. "To say the campaign itself prom...More..

Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran to contest RK Nagar bypoll: AIADMK
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran to contest RK Nagar bypoll: AIADMK

According to a party statement here, the decision to field Dinakaran was taken at the AIADMK parliamentary board meeting, which is headed by Sasikala. Jayakumar is contesting election from R K Nagar constituenc...More..

Former Catalan president Mas banned from office for referendum
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Former Catalan president Mas banned from office for referendum

Mas, who was president of Catalonia between 2010 and early 2016, denies any wrong doing. The sentence also included Mas' deputy Joana Ortega and his education minister Irene Rigau. Sinn Féin Foreign Affairs s...More..