Justice department wants more time over Donald Trump's wiretapping claims

The Justice Department late Monday told CBS News that they've asked the House Intelligence Committee for more time so it could "determine what if any responsive documents may exist". In two other tweets, Mr Trump described Mr Obama tapping his phon... More..

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Read President Trump's proposed federal budget

Trump promised during the campaign to preserve Medicare and Social Security, but changes to those programs will eventually be needed to address deficits. Trump's preliminary budget, delivered in secret to agenc...More..

A Dutch man accused in Canada is sentenced for online abuse elsewhere
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

A Dutch man accused in Canada is sentenced for online abuse elsewhere

In October 2012, Amanda Todd, a 15-year-old from Port Coquitlam, committed suicide after posting a video on YouTube saying she was blackmailed by an online predator after exposing her breasts on a webcam. He's ...More..

United States judge blocks new Trump travel ban
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

United States judge blocks new Trump travel ban

The new ban - banning citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen from entering the country for 90 days - had been signed on 6 March. The rulings came just hours before the new ban was due to tak...More..

Nicola Sturgeon reveals she wants telly debate with Theresa May over IndyRef2
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon reveals she wants telly debate with Theresa May over IndyRef2

The First Minister reacted angrily to Theresa May's insistence that a referendum should not be held until the UK's Brexit deal has been delivered. The first minister told the BBC: "It is an argument for ind...More..

Oil prices fall to $47 a barrel as Saudi production rises
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Oil prices fall to $47 a barrel as Saudi production rises

Opec producers have implemented almost 98 per cent of the agreed cuts as per latest data. "The challenge in this is that production is going up - which puts pressure on markets - and may cause OPEC over t...More..

Sierra Leone pastor unearths massive 706-carat diamond
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Sierra Leone pastor unearths massive 706-carat diamond

Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma on Thursday thanked a pastor for not smuggling a 709-carat diamond he found and instead donating it over to the government. The diamond is said to have a blemish insid...More..

After Moms Raise Funds for Excavation, a Horrific Find in Mexico
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

After Moms Raise Funds for Excavation, a Horrific Find in Mexico

More than 250 skulls unearthed on the outskirts of a Mexican city were likely to have been victims of the country's drugs war, prosecutors have said. Authorities discovered the horrifying sight of more than 2...More..

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley on President Trump
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley on President Trump

Lauer eventually brought up Haley's tough talk regarding Russia, even as Trump has shown reluctance to criticize Vladimir Putin (despite intelligence reports indicating that the Russian president meddled with...More..

Anti-Islam populist sees poll lead slip as Dutch go to vote
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Anti-Islam populist sees poll lead slip as Dutch go to vote

The poll suggests the VVD won 31 out of Parliament's 150 seats. Wilders promised to offer tough opposition. "Rather, he is part of the political landscape and how his party fares does not tell us much about...More..

One dead, four injured as Somali pirates clash with Puntland force
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

One dead, four injured as Somali pirates clash with Puntland force

Director General of the Maritime Force in Puntland further said that attacks will be launched to rescue the crew if the current efforts are failed. It is the first ship to be seized since 2012. The Aris 13 se...More..

Trump Administration To Drop Climate Change From Environmental Review
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Trump Administration To Drop Climate Change From Environmental Review

The growth of energy efficient appliances in the United Kingdom, from washing machines to LED lightbulbs, have more than offset homeowner costs of helping the nation switch to clean energy, the government's cli...More..

21-Year-Old Woman Dies In Williamsburg Bridge Car Crash
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

21-Year-Old Woman Dies In Williamsburg Bridge Car Crash

The 2013 Infiniti had pulled onto the bridge from Manhattan and were heading across the river about 3:14 a.m. when the driver lost control, slamming into a barrier and then a support column which cleaved the ...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

New Federal Budget Cuts NEA, Ending Millions in Local Arts Funding

The NEA and NEH are among 20 agencies the proposal targets for elimination of funding, along with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Institute for Museum and Library Services, to name a couple. T...More..

Disney movie bosses won't edit Beauty and the Beast for Malaysia release
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Disney movie bosses won't edit Beauty and the Beast for Malaysia release

As previously revealed, the "gay moment" is merely LeFou dancing with a man in a dress at the end of the film. Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of " Beauty and the Beast " will not be shown in Malaysia af...More..

Package with explosives sent to German finance ministry
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Package with explosives sent to German finance ministry

A Greek police source said the claim was "most probably" authentic. "The first investigation results show that the package contained a so-called explosives mixture, which is frequently used to produce pyrotec...More..

Manohar Parrikar wins trust vote in Goa, gets support of 22 MLAs
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Manohar Parrikar wins trust vote in Goa, gets support of 22 MLAs

The Congress on Monday moved to Supreme Court seeking a stay on Manohar Parrikar's swearing-in as Goa Chief Minister, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, media reports said. Parrikar led the BJP's camp...More..

EU Court Allows Employers to Ban Islamic Headscarves
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

EU Court Allows Employers to Ban Islamic Headscarves

France already bans headscarves and other religious symbols in classrooms. The court's ruling will consider the case of a Belgian woman working as a receptionist for G4S Secure Solutions, which has a gene...More..

Dutch populist fails election test. European leaders celebrate
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Dutch populist fails election test. European leaders celebrate

Mr Wilders' populist Party for Freedom (PVV) is set to claim 20 seats, up from 15 seats in the last election in 2012. Rutte might have high turnout to thank: 81 percent of voters took part on Wednesday. He wa...More..

Four ounces of marijuana accidentally donated to USA charity shop
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Four ounces of marijuana accidentally donated to USA charity shop

So far the person who donated the cooler has not been identified. Goodwill say that is it common to receive unusual donations such as forgotten money left in the pockets of clothes, but not 60 ounces of marij...More..

Iraq Forces Retake Mosul Train Station
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Iraq Forces Retake Mosul Train Station

The bridges, all of which are damaged, connect the eastern and western halves of the city. Members of Iraqi rapid response forces are pictured during clashes with Daesh terrorists in Mosul , Iraq, March 13, ...More..

Exit Polls Are Not Looking Good for Geert Wilders
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Exit Polls Are Not Looking Good for Geert Wilders

Analysts had been watching the Dutch vote closely for signs of which way the populist wind was blowing in Europe. Prime Minister Mark Rutte , whose People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) came first, ...More..

Tape surfaces of Paul Ryan in his pre-kneel-before-Trump period
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Tape surfaces of Paul Ryan in his pre-kneel-before-Trump period

So, what you're seeing now is a continuation of that with (that with) the - I think the goal of setting up Paul Ryan to be the fall guy for when this health care plan fails. "I hope you appreciate that I'm ...More..

'Several injured' in French college shooting
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

'Several injured' in French college shooting

Subsequently, a terror alert has been issued and residents of the town have been advised to stay inside. There were also conflicting reports about the total number of gunmen. An intruder burst into the Tocq...More..

Palestinians Claim They Squeezed Major Concessions From Trump
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Palestinians Claim They Squeezed Major Concessions From Trump

The vast majority of Palestinians believe U.S. President Donald Trump's policies will only lead to more Israeli-Palestinian tensions, or to stagnation, according to a poll released by the Palestinian Center for...More..

Queen Elizabeth approves law giving May power to trigger Brexit talks
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Queen Elizabeth approves law giving May power to trigger Brexit talks

Members of the lower house of parliament on Monday voted to throw out changes to the bill made by the upper house earlier this month after the government argued it needed freedom to operate without restriction ...More..

John McCain Accuses Rand Paul of Working for Putin
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

John McCain Accuses Rand Paul of Working for Putin

Paul left the chamber after he objected to the unanimous consent on the bill. McCain could face censure from the Senate for "impugning the motive of a colleague", which the statement undoubtedly amounts to. "...More..

A Federal Judge Blocked Trump's Revised Travel Ban
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

A Federal Judge Blocked Trump's Revised Travel Ban

In granting the temporary restraining order in response to a lawsuit by the state of Hawaii , U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson found on Wednesday that "a reasonable, objective observer. "The need for my ex...More..

BJP used money for forming govt. in Goa, Manipur: Rahul Gandhi
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

BJP used money for forming govt. in Goa, Manipur: Rahul Gandhi

The Supreme Court said BJP leader and former defense minister Manohar Parrikar can take the oath of office as planned on Tuesday evening. Senior Congress leaders, Kamal Nath and Amarinder Singh have demanded ...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

A new approach to North Korea?

During the joint news conference with Kishida, Tillerson issued a far gentler version of that message, first underscoring the "long-standing" U.S. Speaking Thursday in Tokyo on the opening leg of his first ...More..

Obama's NCAA tournament bracket: UNC to meet Duke in all-NC finale
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Obama's NCAA tournament bracket: UNC to meet Duke in all-NC finale

The biggest upset he picked on the men's side was just No. 10 seeded Wichita State over No. 7 seeded Dayton. He also has Cincinnati moving past UCLA in the Round of 32 and into the Sweet 16 and Big Ten tourname...More..

PM Turnbull to unveil $2 billion Snowy Hydro expansion
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

PM Turnbull to unveil $2 billion Snowy Hydro expansion

For too long policymakers have put ideology and politics ahead of engineering and economics. But Danny Price, a former energy adviser to Turnbull, said while the hydro technology was robust and viable, it wou...More..

Email Threats Sent To Two Baltimore-Based Jewish Community Centers
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Email Threats Sent To Two Baltimore-Based Jewish Community Centers

Thompson's public defender at a hearing last week had requested house arrest and Global Positioning System monitoring, and said his client would stay at the home of his mother and stepfather in St. Nothing was ...More..

Jesse Watters To Interview Donald Trump For Fox News Channel's 'Watters World'
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Jesse Watters To Interview Donald Trump For Fox News Channel's 'Watters World'

Fox News aired an interview between host Tucker Carlson and President Trump Wednesday night. Trump is talking to Tucker Carlson at 9 p.m. Wednesday on Fox News. Trump has sat down for interviews with...More..

Somalia: UK foreign minister arrives Somali capital
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Somalia: UK foreign minister arrives Somali capital

United Nations says the drought threatens about 6 million people, half Somalia's population, who are no in dire need of life-saving humanitarian assistance. "The window is short in which we can still avert a st...More..