Former UK chancellor George Osborne named as editor of London Evening Standard

It said: "The Standard's schedule will enable Mr Osborne to edit the paper and continue to fulfil his other commitments, including as an MP; giving him the time to vote and contribute in Parliament in the afternoon after the paper has gone to pri... More..

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Security at India's Taj Mahal Intensified After Reported Daesh Attack Threat
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Security at India's Taj Mahal Intensified After Reported Daesh Attack Threat

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which handles the monument's security, and the UP Police were briefed about the situation, who then ramped up vigil around the monument. The Uttar Pradesh police ha...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Fukushima: Japan court finds government liable for nuclear disaster

TOKYO-A court has found for the first time that the Japanese government was negligent in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant's triple meltdown in March 2011 and owes damages to people who fled the radiati...More..

Manipur: Biren Singh takes oath, forms first BJP government
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Manipur: Biren Singh takes oath, forms first BJP government

Mr Biren immediately after taking oath had addressed a huge reception at the BJP office and stated that his first priority will be to make the highway free from the blockade. Although the Congress won 28 seats ...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Winfield JC Penney on list of stores to close

The JC Penney store in Yankton is closing. At that time, the company said it meant to close 13 percent to 14 percent of its outlets and a supply chain facility in Florida, along with the relocation of another...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

"Nonsense, Utterly Ridiculous & Should Be Ignored" - GCHQ On Trump's Wiretap Claims

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron condemned Mr Spicer's retailing of the Napolitano claims as "shameful". A British government official responded further, saying Friday that the White House had promised not ...More..

Goa: Vishwajit Rane interested in joining BJP, suggests Digvijay Singh to retire
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Goa: Vishwajit Rane interested in joining BJP, suggests Digvijay Singh to retire

The Congress had won 42 seats in the 2012 assembly. Since rest of the seats have been won by BJP and its allies, Congress would have to do intense negotiations to convince some of them to switch sides. However,...More..

Erdogan compares Germany's behavior with Nazi period
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Erdogan compares Germany's behavior with Nazi period

A pro-Erdogan newspaper, the Daily Sabbah, said the Germany was "best known for orchestrating the Holocaust" and that it was quashing investigations into arson attacks on mosques. "We can't continue negotiating...More..

Britain's GCHQ agency denies wiretapping Donald Trump
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Britain's GCHQ agency denies wiretapping Donald Trump

Spicer's filibuster-like reading of various news stories was in response to a question from ABC's Jonathan Karl regarding the Senate Intelligence Committee declaring there is no evidence to support Trump's wi...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Raw: Sec. of State Tillerson Visits Korea DMZ

In Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying repeated Foreign Minister Wang Yi's proposal last week that North Korea should stop its nuclear and missile tests and South Korea and the United Sta...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Trump Says North Korea 'Behaving Very Badly' While Attacking China

Tillerson also said that the policy of "strategic patience" has come to an end and that the U.S. is now exploring a new range of diplomatic, security and economic measures, BBC reports . The ruling Liberty K...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson says State Department spending 'simply not sustainable'

The White House is proposing a combined $25.6 billion budget for the State Department and USAID, a 28 percent reduction from current spending, according to documents provided by the White House on Thursday. Bet...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

IJR's Erin McPike Is Traveling With Secretary Tillerson on Asia Trip

He also said that the USA will continue to work closely with Japan and South Korea in countering the North Korean threat, but also extended an olive branch to the country's people. For decades, secretaries of s...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Korea top topic, Tillerson visits Asia

Former Exxon Mobil Corp. chief Rex Tillerson could prove to be an "inspired choice" for US secretary of state, bringing a "refreshing approach" to the job given his business background, according to Australia...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

USA apologises to Britain over accusations GCHQ wiretapped Donald Trump

Trump had claimed that his Trump Tower residence in NY was under surveillance authorised by former President Obama and allegations of Britain's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) involvement were i...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson, in Tokyo, calls for 'different approach' on Pyongyang's nukes

TOKYO-U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he would seek additional efforts from China to deal with the North Korean threat when he visits Beijing this week. Tillerson will have "substantive, hard" ta...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

USA considering military action against North Korea

Without China's help, such business activities would be almost impossible. "So we have 20 years of failed approach", Tillerson said . But many experts also cautioned about jumping to conclusions. Sec...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson says diplomacy with North Korea has 'failed,' Pyongyang warns of war

North Korea has accelerated its weapons development, violating multiple U.N. Security Council resolutions and appearing undeterred by tough worldwide sanctions. The rising threat from the isolated military dict...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation apprehends troll for seizure-inducing Twitter attack
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation apprehends troll for seizure-inducing Twitter attack

It is his understanding that the man arrested was responsible for sending a strobe light.gif to Eichenwald over twitter and that.gif caused Eichenwald to suffer a seizure on December 15, 2016 at around 10:15 PM...More..

2 small planes collide over shopping mall outside Montreal
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

2 small planes collide over shopping mall outside Montreal

Police said each plane only had a pilot on board, both of whom were injured in Friday's crash. A video posted on social media showed shoppers inspecting a severely-damaged plane in the parking lot. A large se...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

European Union expects Turkey to implement migrant accord

In addition, Turkish Foreign Ministry declared the return of the Dutch Ambassador to Turkey undesirable (the ambassador is now on vacation). Expatriate Turkish voters could make all the difference in the pleb...More..

Fallout For Secret Service After Milpitas Man Charged In White House Breach
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Fallout For Secret Service After Milpitas Man Charged In White House Breach

The Secret Service said the man then climbed over a three-and-a-half-foot fence near the southeast corner of the East Wing of the White House grounds. This hearkens back to what happened in September 2014, when...More..

Morning trends: BJP gives a tough fight to Congress in Goa
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Morning trends: BJP gives a tough fight to Congress in Goa

In Goa, the BJP gathered support from three members each of the Goa Forward Party (GFP), the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and two Independents, taking the tally of the coalition to 21 in the 40-member a...More..

Full Budget Release to Push Infrastructure Plan Into Fall: Mulvaney
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Full Budget Release to Push Infrastructure Plan Into Fall: Mulvaney

Since most Meals on Wheels programs use funding from several sources, it's unlikely that the cuts will end the services completely. Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said climate change research was a "wa...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Duke's Krzyzewski happy with Greenville, not with law

But because of the controversial HB2 law, the NCAA opted to make a political statement and withdraw its events in the Tar Heel State. "And I would back up my promises, as unusual as that might be". (The ACC rem...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Trump accuses China of doing 'little' to contain North Korea

During his visit to a United Nations base on the border of North and South Korea on Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was photographed by a Reuters photographer and also, seemingly unwittingly, by a Nort...More..

Erdogan Turkish President accuses European Union of launching anti-Islam 'crusade'
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Erdogan Turkish President accuses European Union of launching anti-Islam 'crusade'

However, senior EU officials have stated that Turkey is not delivering sufficiently on reforms to meet the terms of a migration deal that would allow Turks visa-free travel into the European Union, falling shor...More..

NCAA Tournament: Friday first-round games betting preview
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

NCAA Tournament: Friday first-round games betting preview

An air from the three-point line was caught by a teammate and dunked in before the buzzer sounded. Northwestern was given the number eight seed in the West Region, and they will take on Vanderbilt on Thursd...More..

CPS was trying to coerce us, says Sassa
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

CPS was trying to coerce us, says Sassa

Justice Johan Froneman in reading out the judgement said the terms and conditions of the previous contract would continue to apply and any changes in how much CPS got paid would need to be done through the Nati...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson: Different Approach Required With Nuclear North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday the State Department's current spending was "not sustainable", and he willingly accepted the "challenge" President Donald Trump had given in proposing to...More..

Queen Elizabeth II Approves The Brexit Bill
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II Approves The Brexit Bill

Queen Elizabeth has signed the Brexit bill, clearing the way for Prime Minister Theresa May to start talks to leave the European Union, it was learnt on Thursday. The bill's passing into law follows a hard da...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Turkey's Top Diplomat Warns of Religious Wars in Europe

In a bid to woo support from citizens living in Europe - where a majority have traditionally supported the ruling party - Turkish officials have sought to take the campaign to European cities. Here is what you ...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson Makes First Diplomacy Trip To Asia

Tillerson described the weapons programs as "dangerous and unlawful". "We shared the view that North Korea's nuclear and missile development programs are totally unacceptable", Kishida said at a press confe...More..

UK: Trump spying claim 'ridiculous;' United States govt won't repeat it
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

UK: Trump spying claim 'ridiculous;' United States govt won't repeat it

Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman, James Slack, says the British government has made it clear to the USA that the "ridiculous" claims should be ignored. "I would add as a matter of fact that under the "F...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson shuns all but conservative website on Asia tour

He gave no time frame for reforms to take place, saying in a letter to eight non-governmental organizations obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press that the USA will continue to participate in the council's ...More..