US Looks to Get More Cash from Allies that Host Its Troops

A United States media outlet reports that President Donald Trump's administration is preparing to request that Japan and other allied nations pay more of the cost of hosting United States troops. troops on their soil. Most NATO allies have a USA pr... More..

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House justice committee to hold special SNC-Lavalin hearing on Wednesday
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

House justice committee to hold special SNC-Lavalin hearing on Wednesday

Mr Trudeau and his aides deny doing anything wrong, saying they were only pointing out that prosecution could endanger thousands of people's jobs because a conviction would make the company ineligible for gover...More..

Algeria sends students home early amid Bouteflika protests
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Algeria sends students home early amid Bouteflika protests

Massive protests began on February 22 to denounce Bouteflika's plans to extend his rule in the April 18 election. Algeria , a gas-rich African giant and crucial western ally almost brought to its knees in ...More..

11 now dead in terror attack on Afghan political event
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

11 now dead in terror attack on Afghan political event

Mortar shells exploded Thursday outside a ceremony in the Afghan capital Kabul attended by the country's chief executive and a former president. "But the exact number of casualties will be shared later in the d...More..

Atiku's dispute of elections result expected, says Buhari
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Atiku's dispute of elections result expected, says Buhari

At PU 0010 in the same ward, APC Gubernatorial candidate scored 111 votes while PDP had 58 and PRP 1. Unlike the presidential and National Assembly elections held on February 23, which featured massive voter ...More..

Justin Trudeau regrets 'erosion of trust' over political scandal
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Justin Trudeau regrets 'erosion of trust' over political scandal

Mr Trudeau and his aides deny doing anything wrong, saying they were only pointing out that prosecution could endanger thousands of people's jobs because a conviction would make the company ineligible for gov...More..

'Honour killing' whistleblower shot dead in Pakistan
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

'Honour killing' whistleblower shot dead in Pakistan

The protestors were demanding to hold of a judicial inquiry into the incident, the release of Rehman, protection for whatever family members of the clan were left alive, including Kohiostani's wife and five chi...More..

Snow in some parts of UK as gales expected to batter country
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Snow in some parts of UK as gales expected to batter country

Met Office warns that conditions could lead to travel disruption and and potentially risky roads, particularly on untreated surfaces. On Tuesday winds are forecast in Northern Ireland but the warning for...More..

Bill Maher thinks Ilhan Omar 'might be' anti-Semitic
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Bill Maher thinks Ilhan Omar 'might be' anti-Semitic

The former Somali refugee was heavily criticized for suggesting supporters of Israel were urging lawmakers to have "allegiance to a foreign country". The HBO star had an apparent change of mind after House De...More..

Nairobi Bound Boeing 737 Airplane Crashes
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Nairobi Bound Boeing 737 Airplane Crashes

An Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis to Nairobi crashed Sunday morning, killing all 157 people on board. As of now, the cause and location of the crash remain unknown. The crash comes as the country's refo...More..

Chelsea Manning Jailed for Contempt After Refusing to Testify on WikiLeaks
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Chelsea Manning Jailed for Contempt After Refusing to Testify on WikiLeaks

Manning has already paid more than most for revealing the truth. Stueve said federal officials had taken steps to ensure that Manning's medical needs would be met while she remained in custody. Manning's as...More..

Italian envoy confirms deaths of 2 climbers in Pakistan
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Italian envoy confirms deaths of 2 climbers in Pakistan

The two climbers were last heard from on February 24, when Nardi, an experienced climber with a high profile in Italy , called his wife. They set out on 22 February and last made contact while at about 6,300...More..

Arizona senator says she was raped while in Air Force
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Arizona senator says she was raped while in Air Force

The Air Force is apologizing to a US senator who revealed during a public hearing on military sexual assault that she is a survivor of it. Arizona Republican Martha McSally , America's first female fighter p...More..

Israel hammers Gaza for 3rd night in ‘vigorous response’ ordered by Netanyahu
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Israel hammers Gaza for 3rd night in ‘vigorous response’ ordered by Netanyahu

The Israeli military on Friday evening reported the launch of a projectile from the Gaza Strip into its territory. An Israeli army spokesman said "approximately 8,400 demonstrators and rioters are now gathere...More..

Daylight Saving Time 2019: When Does the Time Change?
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Daylight Saving Time 2019: When Does the Time Change?

Standard time returns November 3, unless Congress acts on Florida's request before then. It would call for MI to remain in Eastern Standard Time when other states spring forward. "We really need to ma...More..

116-year-old Kane Tanaka takes record
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

116-year-old Kane Tanaka takes record

She received the record certificate at a nursing home where she lives the same day. Tanaka was born on January 2, 1903, and cried when she was given the title and said the moment of recognition was the most e...More..

'He said, he said' - Who can you trust in Cohen-Trump saga?
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

'He said, he said' - Who can you trust in Cohen-Trump saga?

Trump commit, contributed to Mr. Trump's wealth, and has the present interest of federal prosecutors in Manhattan", Napolitano wrote. "He lied a lot but he didn't lie about one thing", Trump said. "You may wa...More..

United States citizens traveling to Europe will require a visa from 2021
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

United States citizens traveling to Europe will require a visa from 2021

Though, travelers heading to Ireland or the United Kingdom will not need the new visa. In 2016, the European Commission first released a report calling for the U.S.to grant the same visa-free status to thos...More..

Imran Khan: Won’t let armed groups function in Pakistan
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Imran Khan: Won’t let armed groups function in Pakistan

He was released on March 1 as a "peace gesture" by Pakistan . "This de-escalated a risky situation but more has to be done. Prime Minister Imran Khan should use this opportunity to reset his country's rela...More..

Adnan Syed's Conviction Reinstated, So 'Serial' Subject Won't Get New Trial
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Adnan Syed's Conviction Reinstated, So 'Serial' Subject Won't Get New Trial

Instead, the court determined that Syed had waived his claim of ineffectual counsel. The Court of Appeals reinstated the conviction by reversing a March 2018 ruling by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals ....More..

French cardinal Barbarin convicted over sex abuse cover-up
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

French cardinal Barbarin convicted over sex abuse cover-up

The prosecutor had argued against a conviction, saying there were no grounds to prove legal wrongdoing. The claims relate to alleged abuses committed by priest Bernard Preynat, who is now 73 and who ran a boy...More..

YouTube starts to fact-check search results
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

YouTube starts to fact-check search results

In this case, a user searches for information regarding a well-known internet hoax about the painkiller paracetamol carrying a hemorrhagic disease called the "Machupo" virus. It is important to mention that the...More..

Trump Organization Calls Cohen Lawsuit a ‘Desperate Money-Grab’
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Trump Organization Calls Cohen Lawsuit a ‘Desperate Money-Grab’

Cohen last week gave dramatic testimony to the US Congressional House Oversight Committee about the president, during which he accused him of being a "racist", "conman" and a "cheat". And the Washington Post...More..

Indian diamond billionaire on the run found in London's West End
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Indian diamond billionaire on the run found in London's West End

An Indian diamond billionaire who is on the run after being accused of defrauding a state-run bank out of £1.5billion has been found in an apartment in London's West End. "We made a request, based on informat...More..

U.S. urges Pakistan to take 'sustained, irreversible' actions against terrorists
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

U.S. urges Pakistan to take 'sustained, irreversible' actions against terrorists

Officials on Thursday prevented a Reuters team from climbing a hill in Balakot area in northeastern Pakistan to the site of a madrasa and a group of surrounding buildings that were targeted by the Indian A...More..

Opposition leader Juan Guaido returns to Venezuela, risking arrest
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Opposition leader Juan Guaido returns to Venezuela, risking arrest

But troops loyal to Maduro blocked convoys of aid trucks sent from Colombia and Brazil, leading to clashes that left at least five people dead along the Brazilian border. Guaido, who has been recognized by mo...More..

Huawei sues USA over security ban on firm's products
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Huawei sues USA over security ban on firm's products

The lawsuit marks the latest confrontation between China and the United States , which spent most of 2018 slapping import tariffs on billions of dollars worth of each other's goods. Julian Ku, a professor of c...More..

Albert Einstein 'puzzle' solved as missing handwritten page emerges
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Albert Einstein 'puzzle' solved as missing handwritten page emerges

A letter from Einstein to his son Hans expressed concerns over the rising Nazi party in Germany . He devoted the last 30 years of his life to this study. "You will certainly not go to hell, even if you had y...More..

Finland’s Government Resigns After Failure of Flagship Health and Social Care Reforms
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Finland’s Government Resigns After Failure of Flagship Health and Social Care Reforms

Sipila has since 2015 headed a coalition made up of his Centre Party, the conservative National Coalition, and Blue Reform, a moderate faction spun off from the far-right. Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila off...More..

Brazil President Bolsonaro Draws Backlash For Tweeting Explicit Carnival Video
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Brazil President Bolsonaro Draws Backlash For Tweeting Explicit Carnival Video

Brazil's Carnival is famed for an anything-goes atmosphere, and Sao Paulo alone had more than 500 street parties, called 'blocos, ' during Carnival. Brazil's homophobic new president , Jair Bolsonaro , inau...More..