Supreme Court nomination hearing for Neil Gorsuch gets started

If Democrats don't filibuster, Republicans won't have to decide whether to go nuclear - but Trump urged them to do it if necessary. Committee head Sen. Republicans are in lockstep with Gorsuch, believing he will restore the Supreme Court's conserva... More..

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Key US Officials to Testify about Trump's Wiretap Claim

Trump has presented no evidence any wiretapping occurred but has insisted repeatedly it was true. FBI James ComeyFBI Director James Comey on Monday confirmed the agency was investigating possible Russian gove...More..

America continues its long slide on the World Happiness Report
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

America continues its long slide on the World Happiness Report

And after coming in at No. 4 last year, Norway took the top spot this year, followed by Denmark and Iceland . Rattled by a slow economic recovery and deeply partisan political landscape, the US dropped down on...More..

War Machine found guilty on 29 charges in Christy Mack assault case
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

War Machine found guilty on 29 charges in Christy Mack assault case

The jury found Koppenhaver not guilty on three counts and deadlocked on two attempted murder charges. Jonathan Koppenhaver, a professional fighter known as " War Machine ", will be sentenced in June. Now Ko...More..

The White House Is Getting 2 New Residents in June
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The White House Is Getting 2 New Residents in June

Is Melania Trump the HOTTEST first lady ever? Proud dad President Trump gave a thumbs-up to photographers as the family walked the White House lawn on their way to board Marine One. Ending with the words "R...More..

Icelanders third happiest in the world
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Icelanders third happiest in the world

The Top Ten happy countries are 1. Independent researchers used a combination of empirical data and subjective opinion about incomes, social support, healthy life expectancy, freedom of choice, generosity of ...More..

Man named Saddam Hussain can not get a job
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Man named Saddam Hussain can not get a job

When an Indian marine engineer's grandfather named him Saddam Hussain , little did he foresee the trouble that would follow his grandson as an adult. His university has refused to change his name on his certif...More..

Former Obama chief of staff dismisses Trump wiretapping claim
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Former Obama chief of staff dismisses Trump wiretapping claim

On Monday, FBI Director James Comey is to testify before lawmakers on that and other issues relating to what U.S. intelligence says was Russian interference in the election. The unusually strong, bipartisan sta...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Iraq, Saudi Arabia on Track to 'Good' Relationship - Prime Minister Abadi

His comments go one step farther in his criticism of the 2011 withdrawal of United States troops from Iraq after in the past saying that the withdrawal was made too early, that it was handled badly and that it ...More..

Virat Kohli on Pujara, Saha And Chances of Shami's Return
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Virat Kohli on Pujara, Saha And Chances of Shami's Return

Considering the historic nature of the stalemate forced by the Australians, it might actually be true when Steve Smith said that it will be the Indians who will be "hurting" after this draw, when a win for the ...More..

Suspected PSL spot-fixers on ECL
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Suspected PSL spot-fixers on ECL

However, unlike Khalid Latif and Sharjeel Khan who were provisionally suspended by the PCB, he and Irfan were not suspended and were allowed to continue playing for their respective teams. Earlier, the FIA had ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Remarks Before His Meeting With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Pyongyang's main newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, yesterday denounced the USA for its hostile North Korean policy, slamming it as "brigandish" and "rogue" in a commentary. He suggested that "broader sanctions" on Nort...More..

Turkish leader under fire over 'Nazi' swipe at Angela Merkel
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Turkish leader under fire over 'Nazi' swipe at Angela Merkel

He also fired a personal broadside at Angela Merkel, accusing her of "Nazi practices". Both in Holland and in Germany, the local authorities have prevented rallies that Erdoğan's government is trying to hold ...More..

Bruins, Maple Leafs meet in battle of playoff contenders
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Bruins, Maple Leafs meet in battle of playoff contenders

The Leafs are in position to sweep the season series against Boston for the first time since the clubs were realigned in the same division in 1998. Monday's contest will be another major showdown with Toronto s...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Oil slides as United States production shows no signs of slowing down

With Baker Hughes data still a factor in trading, the price for Brent crude oil was down 1.3 percent from Friday's close to $51.09 per barrel about a half hour before the start of trading in NY. The IEA said gl...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Trump golf trips: President's 11 outings on pace to out-golf Obama

Paul Manafort , who briefly served as President Donald Trump's campaign chairman a year ago, served a "very limited role" within the campaign, the White House said Monday. Trump has played golf at least 10 time...More..

Half of Canadians: Deport Illegal US Border Crossers
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Half of Canadians: Deport Illegal US Border Crossers

The Conservative opposition have called on him to enforce stricter border controls and to suspend the Safe Third Country Agreement which prohibits most migrants in the USA from making a refugee claim at an offi...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Fox News suspends Andrew Napolitano for Obama wiretapping claims

GCHQ rejected Napolitano's claims that it helped surveil Trump for Obama in 2016. "Fox News knows of no evidence of any kind that the now-president of the United States was surveilled at any time, in any way...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Senators to Public: Meet Judge Gorsuch

Justices do not pass judgement on the people before them, Gorsuch said , but on the law. He pledged to be independent or "hang up the robe". It is unfortunate that Judge Gorsuch will not receive thorough ove...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Gorsuch confirmation hearings underway

He continued, "That power is retained by the people, acting through their elected representatives". His remarks were followed by California Sen. Democrats, meanwhile, repeatedly invoked Garland, who was d...More..

Kidnapped woman reveals how she used insulin pump to escape trunk
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Kidnapped woman reveals how she used insulin pump to escape trunk

Brittany Diggs appeared on the Today show Monday, describing the terrifying ordeal she experienced on Tuesday when a man approached her with a gun and demanded money while she was walking to her apartment in ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

No wiretap of Trump Tower, GOP intel committee says

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In follow-up tweets Monday morning, the president claimed Democrats " made up and pushed the Russian story" to explain Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's loss in the pre...More..

Ivanka Trump Will Have West Wing Office, But No Official Title
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ivanka Trump Will Have West Wing Office, But No Official Title

Ivanka Trump , woman-for-campaign-purposes and daughter of a poorly-executed pumpkin pie that was set on the window to cool and accidentally fell out, has several "fashion" lines that everyone seems to have col...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Trump should apologize to Obama for wiretapping allegations: former Central Intelligence Agency chief

Panetta, now co-chair of the bipartisan policy center's task force on defense personnel, found no evidence to support President Trump's baseless wiretapping accusation made over two weeks ago. "Like many othe...More..

Spring snow to fall 5cm deep according to Met Office
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Spring snow to fall 5cm deep according to Met Office

Commuters are being warned to be extra careful on the State's roads on Tuesday morning as Met Éireann warns of snow and ice. Road temperatures are likely to be close to freezing or below and extreme caution i...More..

Pope apologises for 'sins' in Rwanda
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Pope apologises for 'sins' in Rwanda

During the 100-day genocide, over 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed by Hutu extremists, many at the hands of priests, clergymen and nuns, according to some accounts by survivors. The Catholic...More..

A New Engine for a New Satellite Launch Vehicle?
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

A New Engine for a New Satellite Launch Vehicle?

KIM Jong-un has threatened to reduce the U.S. "to ashes" as tensions with North Korea continue to increase. While building ever better long-range missiles and smaller nuclear warheads to pair with them , Nor...More..

War Machine found guilty on 29 charges in Christy Mack case
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

War Machine found guilty on 29 charges in Christy Mack case

She told jurors of the abuse at the hands of Koppenhaver had occurred over a period of months and on the night of the assault she "genuinely felt [she] was going to die", per David Ferrara of the Las Vegas Re...More..

UK PM Theresa May to trigger Brexit on March 29
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

UK PM Theresa May to trigger Brexit on March 29

If all goes according to the two year negotiations allowed for in the official timetable, Brexit should happen in March 2019. "We wish the talks to begin promptly, but we fully respect that the 27 (other Euro...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

12 things you need to know about Vodafone - Idea Cellular merger

Vodafone India's "merger of equals" with Idea will create the largest mobile operator in India, with around 400 million customers, overtaking Airtel, and making it four times the size of Jio. ETX's Wilson said:...More..

Freak accident at Ghana waterfall kills at least 18
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Freak accident at Ghana waterfall kills at least 18

They were swimming under a waterfall when a giant tree fell on them. "Others are tourists. We are trying to save those who are trapped by cutting the trees with chainsaws". "My deepest condolences to the famili...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

White House: Trump Still Won't Apologize To Obama Over Wiretapping

He added, per the Washington Post , that Trump isn't necessarily always playing golf when he heads to the golf course; sometimes he's just having meetings. Obama did not golf with world leaders or members of...More..

At least 20 Persons Die in Ghana's Kintampo Waterfalls Accident
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

At least 20 Persons Die in Ghana's Kintampo Waterfalls Accident

A tree from the top of the waterfalls fell onto the sightseers who were swimming. Speaking also, the country's fire service spokesman Prince Billy Anaglate said a storm caused trees to fall in the "unusual ...More..

Turkish FM urges European Union to implement visa-free regime
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Turkish FM urges European Union to implement visa-free regime

Roughly 1.4 million Turks in Germany and approximately 380,000 in the Netherlands have the right to vote on the potential legislation. "If Turkey really is a state under the rule of law as Mr Erdogan clai...More..

Austrian president announces opening of Special Olympics World Winter Games
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Austrian president announces opening of Special Olympics World Winter Games

The event coincided with the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria . This mild winter has Mulligan doing exercises on her own to get ready for the World Games. "I just can't ...More..