China unveils brand new cabinet to run revamped govt under Xi

Equally, if not more important, the financial reforms must be taken to facilitate China's grand economic transition. His appointment is seen as pointing to continuity in monetary policy even as one of the world´s biggest central banks is gaining cons... More..

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Weather: Spring arrives this week; tracking coastal storms
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Weather: Spring arrives this week; tracking coastal storms

Snow accumulations of 6-9 inches will be common from roughly Interstate 80 southward before the storm winds down early Wednesday . Farther north, snow totals will be less, with many areas only seeing a coati...More..

NPA welcomes 19-month Brexit transition agreement
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

NPA welcomes 19-month Brexit transition agreement

There are still key issues that need to be resolved and none more so than the vexed question
of the Northern Ireland border, which will take some unpicking. "There is nothing from today's announcement to conc...More..

Supreme Court turns down GOP request to block Pennsylvania congressional map
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Supreme Court turns down GOP request to block Pennsylvania congressional map

Additionally, he said that creating congressional districts is the "stuff of the legislative, not the judicial, process". Under a new map drawn by a nonpartisan expert and adopted by Democratic justices of Pe...More..

Sex and the City star announces political run
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Sex and the City star announces political run

Nixon launched her campaign Monday with a video on her Twitter page , ending months of speculation about whether she would jump into the race. Nixon is already gaining endorsements from prominent NY progre...More..

Some wanted Florida suspect committed in 2016
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Some wanted Florida suspect committed in 2016

According to The Chicago Tribune , a commitment under the law would have made it more hard if not impossible for Nikolas Cruz to obtain a gun legally. Cruz. Under Florida's Baker Act, involuntary commitmen...More..

Russian Federation retaliates in escalating feud over United Kingdom nerve agent attack
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Russian Federation retaliates in escalating feud over United Kingdom nerve agent attack

The closure of the British Council's Moscow office will sever cultural ties, while that of the consulate- general in St Petersburg will end Britain's diplomatic presence in Russia's second city. Meanwhile, ...More..

Egypt Presidential Elections: Expatriate Voting Ends as Saudi Arabia Records Highest Turnout
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Egypt Presidential Elections: Expatriate Voting Ends as Saudi Arabia Records Highest Turnout

Any citizen of Egypt residing overseas during the election time is entitled to vote at any Egyptian diplomatic mission in the country in which they are present. The final results of the first round will be anno...More..

Modi govt. failed to deliver on 'tall' promises: Manmohan Singh
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Modi govt. failed to deliver on 'tall' promises: Manmohan Singh

Slamming the Modi government, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said, "Modi Govt has mismanaged Jammu and Kashmir like never before, the atmosphere is deteriorating day in and day out, its obvious from the f...More..

by | Monday, March 19, 2018

'Mini Beast from the East' sweeps across the North East

It said scattered heavy snow showers on Saturday night would lead to accumulations in places and some drifting. "And then, there's a possibility that overnight we'll see a larger area of snow moving in acro...More..

Russian Federation to retaliate 'soon' against United Kingdom with its own diplomat expulsions
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Russian Federation to retaliate 'soon' against United Kingdom with its own diplomat expulsions

British Military personnel wearing protective coveralls work to remove a vehicle connected to the March 4 nerve agent attack in Salisbury, from a residential street in Gillingham, southeast England on March 1...More..

Suspect killed after knife attack in Old City of Jerusalem
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Suspect killed after knife attack in Old City of Jerusalem

In a series of posts to their official twitter account, military officials claim to have targeted Hamas outposts in the central Gaza Strip. Also citing security concerns, Egypt keeps its border with Gaza larg...More..

by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in latest response to spy poisoning crisis

British ambassador Laurie Bristow was informed of the retaliation at the Russian Foreign Ministry on Saturday, after which he said the use of the nerve agent in Britain was an attack on global values. A tweet b...More..

AIIMS doctors killed in auto accident on Yamuna expressway near Delhi
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

AIIMS doctors killed in auto accident on Yamuna expressway near Delhi

As per reports, the doctors' speeding Innova collided with a container near the milestone 88, killing the three doctors on the spot, while injuring the other four. They are looking for the driver now, said Poli...More..

LoC shelling kills 5 of a family in Poonch
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

LoC shelling kills 5 of a family in Poonch

New Delhi regularly accuses Pakistan of initiating border firing in an attempt to help insurgents infiltrate India. Pakistan said 10 civilians on the Pakistani-controlled side had been wounded in shelling b...More..

Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats in spy row
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats in spy row

It also said it would close the British Council in Russian Federation, which promotes cultural ties between the nations, and the British Consulate in St Petersburg. Britain also stated that Russian Federation w...More..

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats, close consulate general in St. Petersburg
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats, close consulate general in St. Petersburg

Speaking in Parliament on Wednesday May said Britain would revoke the invitation and suspend all planned high level bilateral contacts between London and Moscow, in response to the poisoning of former Russian...More..

Status orange weather warning for Ireland has been extended
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Status orange weather warning for Ireland has been extended

Met Eireann has issued a status Orange snow-ice warning across much of the east this evening. The warning is valid from 3am on Sunday morning until 12pm on Sunday afternoon. According to Met Eireann it will r...More..

$456M Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

$456M Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania

That means the drawing on Wednesday, Mar. 21 will be worth $40 million with a cash option of $24 million. They did not say in a news release where in Pennsylvania the ticket was sold. Powerball is played in 4...More..

Little Caesars to Offer Free Pizza After UMBC Upset of Virginia
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Little Caesars to Offer Free Pizza After UMBC Upset of Virginia

Pizza lovers across America picked up a big win, too. Things may be bad by those playing March Madness selection games, but things are probably much worse for Little Caesars. Limited to one (1) HOT-N-READY L...More..

by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move

The British consulate in St. Petersburg was also ordered to close and the British Council must stop its work in Russia , the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a website statement Saturday. He said Russia's r...More..

Trump, South Korea's Moon discuss engagement with North
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Trump, South Korea's Moon discuss engagement with North

So far, North Korea has yet to publicly comment on what it hopes to gain from the summits, adding an extra element of mystery and skepticism. Others have suggested that Sweden, which represents USA interests ...More..

1 person dead in shooting at Southern California mall, authorities say
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

1 person dead in shooting at Southern California mall, authorities say

National domestic violence helpline: 1800 737 732 or 1800RESPECT. The sheriff's office patrol station in Thousand Oaks tweeted they had responded to the shooting. While he and his mother were " a little shake...More..

DOD identifies 7 USA service members killed in Iraq helicopter crash
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

DOD identifies 7 USA service members killed in Iraq helicopter crash

The military said a second accompanying American helicopter immediately reported the crash and Iraqi security forces and coalition members secured the area. An accompanying USA helicopter reported the crash and...More..

'Nonsense' Russia would poison spy: Putin
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

'Nonsense' Russia would poison spy: Putin

Russian Federation also said it was halting the activities of the British Council, Britain's worldwide organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, across the country. Skripal is a forme...More..

by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Air strikes on Syria's Ghouta kill 30 civilians

Syrians walk along a destroyed street in the rebel-held town of Arbin in Eastern Ghouta . The weekslong violence in eastern Ghouta has left about 1,400 civilians dead and more than 5,000 wounded. Governme...More..

Snow expected to hit Worcestershire again this weekend
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Snow expected to hit Worcestershire again this weekend

Many of us had thought the turbulent weather was over but we were wrong. With snow forecast throughout the weekend, gritting teams are working around the clock to treat roads and keep traffic moving on motorw...More..

Russian diplomats denied access to Skripal
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Russian diplomats denied access to Skripal

The British government dismissed the ambassador's suggestion as "nonsense". However, The Swedish, Czech and Slovak foreign ministers and ministry have all rejected the claim separately. Speaking to Robert Pes...More..

Britain accuses Russian Federation of secretly stockpiling deadly nerve agent used in attack
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Britain accuses Russian Federation of secretly stockpiling deadly nerve agent used in attack

The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that it is also ordering the closure of the British Council in Russia and ending an agreement to reopen the British consulate in St Petersburg. He told the B...More..

Diplomatic standoff fallout: Pak pulls out of WTO meet
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Diplomatic standoff fallout: Pak pulls out of WTO meet

Amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan over alleged harassment of diplomats, Pakistan has pulled out of the two-day World Trade Organisation (WTO) summit that is to begin in Delhi on Monday. Report...More..