Tillerson's remarks causes confusion, using different descriptions for S. Korea and Japan

He underscored this point in a new profile by the Independent Journal Review's Erin Pike - the journalist who accompanied him to Asia - telling her that he didn't want to be secretary of State anyway. When an aide asked him why he accepted the posi... More..

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Former state GOP chair faces voter fraud charge
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Former state GOP chair faces voter fraud charge

According to the criminal complaint, Curtis tampered with a 2016 General Election mail-in ballot, signing his wife's name which led to the forgery charge. Kelly said she was "livid over the whole situation" and...More..

Sean Spicer: I'd be happy to rewrite NYT headlines
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Sean Spicer: I'd be happy to rewrite NYT headlines

Despite dozens of tweets criticising Obama, Trump sees no hypocrisy in his golfing habits. "At the same time , the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the committees that are charged with investigating this sh...More..

CBSE unveils new exam format for classes VI to IX
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

CBSE unveils new exam format for classes VI to IX

The letter also says such a shift would ensure not just ease of migration of students from one to another of the 18,688 CBSE-affiliated schools in India, but also ease students' difficulties in taking admission...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

President Donald Trump to Attend Brussels NATO Summit

The meeting will take place on 25 May 2017 in Brussels, Belgium and was announced earlier on Tuesday by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Spicer said the president also meant to discuss "how to strengt...More..

Incoming Recruit Livers Named Michigan's Mr. Basketball
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Incoming Recruit Livers Named Michigan's Mr. Basketball

Basketball" honors in the state of MI. On Monday, however, Beilein earned a slight recruiting victory over his rival from East Lansing when U-M signee Isaiah Livers was named the state's 2017 Mr. Livers is ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Brazil's Second-Biggest Chicken Buyer Adds Checks on Bad Meat

Macao Frozen Meat Industry Association's chairman Ye Shaowen said Macao has not found frozen meat produced by Brazilian companies involved in a meat adulteration scandal that shocked the food industry. Restrict...More..

Zoo cuts off rhino horns over poaching fears
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Zoo cuts off rhino horns over poaching fears

On March 7, the zoo in Thoiry near Paris said unknown intruders had broken security barriers and killed a male rhino of the critically endangered southern white subspecies for its horns. If you cut it, it's lik...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Parents worry over laptop, tablet flight ban, take concerns to Twitter

The restrictions, which also apply to tablets, DVD players and phones over a certain size, follow a similar USA ban affecting eight countries. Air industry consultant John Strickland warned that the ban wil...More..

Gorsuch Just Confirmed That Trump Totally Made Up Stuff Again
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Gorsuch Just Confirmed That Trump Totally Made Up Stuff Again

When one student objected that employers can't ask about family plans during a job interview, Sisk said Gorsuch denied that this was true: "Instead Judge Gorsuch told the class that not only could a future em...More..

Neil Gorsuch remains on path toward US Supreme Court
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Neil Gorsuch remains on path toward US Supreme Court

Republican Lindsey Graham of SC asked Gorsuch whether Trump had asked him to overturn Roe v. Wade , the case establishing a right to abortion, and what he would have done had Trump asked him to do so. "I have ...More..

Students killed in China school toilet stampede
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Students killed in China school toilet stampede

Another report in a Chinese newspaper claimed the toilet's wall collapsed from the pressure of the crush. All the injured have been taken to hospital however two students died on their way to hospital. The ...More..

Ivanka Trump Scores West Wing Office, Government Security Clearances
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ivanka Trump Scores West Wing Office, Government Security Clearances

Ivanka Trump has agreed to abide by the same ethics rules as official government employees. As it stands, Ivanka Trump has no official role in her father's administration. Ivanka was featured in released p...More..

British parliament on lockdown after 'firearms incident' outside building
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

British parliament on lockdown after 'firearms incident' outside building

Parliament Square is especially crowded with tourists during this time of day. Transport for London said Westminster underground station has been shut at the police's request. According to the Telegraph, a m...More..

Three-year-old American girl steals Pope's hat in Rome
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Three-year-old American girl steals Pope's hat in Rome

Mountain Butorac , who runs a Catholic pilgrimage company in Rome, told ABC News that his three-year old-goddaughter Estella and her family were visiting from Atlanta when the "kiss and snatch" happened. state ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Sean Spicer Scolds ABC's Jon Karl After Interrupting Another Reporter

And he said Paul Manafort , who ran Trump's campaign for months, "played a very limited role for a very limited amount of time". Does the president, now that we know that there is an ongoing investigation ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Is Happiness on the Decline in the US?

Here are the first six: per capita gross domestic product ( GDP ), healthy life expectancy, freedom, generosity, social support and absence of corruption in government or business. "The research reveals that ha...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

United Kingdom laptop ban on flights to be implemented by Saturday

The new cabin baggage ban will apply to laptops, tablets, DVD players, e-readers or game consoles. It follows a similar measure announced yesterday by the U.S. "Passengers travelling to the countries affect...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Donegal deputies describe the death of McGuinness as a "devastating blow"

I met McGuinness again as Sinn Fein lobbied U.S. President Bill Clinton and Irish-American supporters shortly before Sinn Fein's 1997 entry to the Belfast negotiations. Julia pointed out there were some offic...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Manafort worked to 'benefit Putin government'

Deripaska and Mr. Manafort to provide investment consulting services related to business interests of Mr. Deripaska, which now is subject to legal claims", the spokesperson says. Manafort worked on the campaign...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

UAE climbs to 21st in 2017 world happiness ranking

As far as the a year ago reports are concerned, Pakistan stood at 92 while India was placed at 118. The annual World Happiness Report published on Monday by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network ( S...More..

Netanyahu: Russia has not called for cessation of Israeli operations in Syria
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Netanyahu: Russia has not called for cessation of Israeli operations in Syria

In a rare move, the Israeli army confirmed that the drone crashed Sunday in Syrian territory during military operation in the area, but said there is no concern that any classified material was on the drone...More..

Belgian king pays homage to victims on Brussels attacks anniversary
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Belgian king pays homage to victims on Brussels attacks anniversary

Commemorations were also taking place at Maalbeek subway station, where another 16 people were killed by a suicide bomber. Belgium is marking the first anniversary of an attack by religious extremists on Bru...More..

Japan, Russia eye active defense exchanges, divided on some issues
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Japan, Russia eye active defense exchanges, divided on some issues

Security Council resolution", Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said, according to the Japan Times . Lavrov's comments came after so-called two-plus-two talks between the foreign and defence ministers o...More..

CEO Harald Krueger expects China to define electric auto policy
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

CEO Harald Krueger expects China to define electric auto policy

Only 2.6 percent of the 2.37 million cars BMW Group sold past year equipped with a hybrid or electric motor. It will also continue to invest in research and development around electric and autonomous cars. Bu...More..

UConn Fraternity Chapter Closed After Member's Death
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

UConn Fraternity Chapter Closed After Member's Death

The chapter was established at UConn in 1983. After the death of a UConn student at an off-campus party in October 2015, a sorority has been shut down and a fraternity has been permanently ousted. If the ch...More..

UCLA knocks out Texas A&M women in March Madness
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

UCLA knocks out Texas A&M women in March Madness

It's on to the weekend that many consider the defining mark of a season. The team advanced to the American Athletic Conference championship game and clinched a seventh straight NCAA tournament bid. If the B...More..

Massachusetts Weather: Freezing temperatures expected, strong winds possible Wednesday
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Massachusetts Weather: Freezing temperatures expected, strong winds possible Wednesday

Location...central and eastern MA as well as Rhode Island. The National Weather Service says showers and thunderstorms will blanket Flagstaff after 11 p.m., and winds will gust over 30 miles per hour. Gusts...More..

Ukraine bars Russian singer over Crimea visit!
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ukraine bars Russian singer over Crimea visit!

The BBC is today reporting that Ms Samoilova has been banned from Ukraine by the SBU security service. The semifinals of the Eurovision music contest will be held in Kiev on May 9 and 11, and the final, on Ma...More..

UP CM Yogi Adityanath's anti-Romeo squad swings into action
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

UP CM Yogi Adityanath's anti-Romeo squad swings into action

Deployed outside schools, in parks and other public spaces, the squads have begun stopping groups of young men "to ensure the safety of girls" and stamp out sexual harassment - euphemistically referred to in In...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Dijsselbloem under pressure for comments

They were picked up by Spanish lawmakers at the European Parliament on Tuesday during a hearing with Dijsselbloem. Greece is still at odds with other countries in the eurozone about reforms that were part of ...More..

Israel to gather intelligence on BDS activists
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Israel to gather intelligence on BDS activists

Days later, British Prime Minister Theresa May called Israel "a thriving democracy", and stressed, "the boycotts, divestment and sanctions movement is wrong, it is unacceptable, and this party and this govern...More..

Will the Uttar Pradesh By-Polls Witness a 'Gathbandhan' Again?
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Will the Uttar Pradesh By-Polls Witness a 'Gathbandhan' Again?

Sources said that it was after this interaction that Mr Naidu spoke to BJP leaders including BJP chief Amit Shah, Bhupendra Yadav, Om Mathur and Ram Lal. In another development, Fateh Bahadur Singh, the BJP MLA...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Prepare action plan to shut down slaughterhouses: Adityanath to UP police

Disassociating himself with the decisions of the BJP and its activities outside the state of Goa, he said "The BJP has chosen in its wisdom Yogi Adityanath to be the CM of Uttar Pradesh and his first thing ...More..

Vodafone and Idea Cellular join to create India's largest telco
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Vodafone and Idea Cellular join to create India's largest telco

Vodafone India and Idea Cellular on 20 March agreed to merge their operations to create the country's largest telecom operator worth more than Dollars 23 billion with a 35 per cent market share. Both companies ...More..