Aussie cycling team smash world record

England also claimed two gold medals on the opening night with Aimee Wilmott denying Hannah Miley's bid for a Scottish record three consecutive 400m individual medley gold medals and James Wilby dethroning Scottish defending champion Ross Murdoch ... More..

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Two soldiers killed in helicopter crash
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

Two soldiers killed in helicopter crash

The solders, both from the 101st Airborne Division, were not identified. "That is really a day of despair for Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne", Brigadier General Todd Royar, behaving senior commander of ...More..

Trump says United States treated unfairly vs China at WTO-tweet
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

Trump says United States treated unfairly vs China at WTO-tweet

He insisted that the US has been poorly represented in the WTO and that the organization is "unfair" to the U.S. China on Thursday filed a complaint with World Trade Organization (WTO) over $50 billion worth ...More..

India, Nepal agree to boost security, connectivity, trade ties
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

India, Nepal agree to boost security, connectivity, trade ties

Areas for development include hydro-power generation plants, railways linking the 2 countries. Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Suresh Prabhu and MoS Ministry of External Affairs General V.K. With the dok...More..

Syria Forces Launch Assault On Rebel-Held Douma
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

Syria Forces Launch Assault On Rebel-Held Douma

Four civilians lost their lives and more than 30 others were injured after shelling attacks by Jaish al-Islam terrorists on residential neighborhoods in the capital, the official Syrian Arab News Agency said. M...More..

Puigdemont Urges Spain to Allow Catalonia to Form Government
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

Puigdemont Urges Spain to Allow Catalonia to Form Government

He said he hoped to return to live in Belgium once the legal process was over in Germany but that he meant to remain in Berlin while proceedings continued. Justice Minister Katarina Barley of Germany applauded ...More..

Trump administration imposes sweeping new sanctions on Russian elite
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

Trump administration imposes sweeping new sanctions on Russian elite

The US authorities have also put on the sanction list a number of Russian officials, including Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, chairman of the Federatio...More..

Commonwealth Games 2018 day three: basketball, cycling, hockey and more
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018 day three: basketball, cycling, hockey and more

Samoa's Don Opeloge failed in his attempt to lift 190 kg giving away the gold to Rahul Venkat who put forth a tremendous effort to bag his first ever gold medal in Commonwealth Games . Their performance come...More..

Cryptocurrency traders on the offensive after RBI clampdown
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

Cryptocurrency traders on the offensive after RBI clampdown

These steps are taken to ensure that the innocent traders do not fall prey to any company's vested interests of duping people off their money. The Indian Central Bank introduces sweeping new policies as India...More..

United Nations Urges Israel To 'Reconsider' Cancelled Migrant Deal
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

United Nations Urges Israel To 'Reconsider' Cancelled Migrant Deal

The same number would be given temporary residency status within Israel and trained in sectors such as solar energy and agriculture. After learning about the cancelation of the fresh refugee deal through the ...More..

Nearly Rs 600 crore riding on Salman Khan
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Nearly Rs 600 crore riding on Salman Khan

The most awaited film offering of Salman is the multi-starrer Race 3 , but it seems like the release date of the film may be postponed as the film's shooting is incomplete. Salman has multiple films in his kit...More..

N.Korea FM lauds Kim for thawing inter-Korean ties
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

N.Korea FM lauds Kim for thawing inter-Korean ties

The report, entitled Rash or Rational?: North Korea and The Threat It Poses, argues that the country has significantly stepped up its nuclear testing over the past 24 months. Seoul's agreement on the 2018 ...More..

Arizona to send 150 Guard members to border
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Arizona to send 150 Guard members to border

Jerry Brown did not respond to questions about whether it would deploy troops. It means the federal government will foot the bill for the National Guard missions, which will be performed under the command and...More..

Lula fights prison order, won't turn himself in
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Lula fights prison order, won't turn himself in

The longer he remained holed up inside the union building, the bigger the crowd grew outside. Renata Swiecik, an unemployed mother of four who had joined the crowd, urged Lula not to hand himself over. Despit...More..

Violence continues in Bengal over polls
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Violence continues in Bengal over polls

The panchayat elections are scheduled to be held on May 1, 3, and 5. Asked for her comment on the need for deployment of central forces for the rural polls, a demand made by the opposition parties, she said, ...More..

Poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal's health improving rapidly, hospital says
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal's health improving rapidly, hospital says

Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal is no longer in critical condition and is "improving rapidly" just over one month after being exposed to a potent nerve agent , hospital staff in England say. Scientists ...More..

Europa League: Arsenal hammer CSKA to move towards semis
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Europa League: Arsenal hammer CSKA to move towards semis

Certain reports claim that Arsenal are ready to sell the player this summer to avoid losing him for free next year. They do not need to score vast amounts of goals . Now Arsenal must hope Thursday's return...More..

Federal judge upholds MA ban on assault weapons
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Federal judge upholds MA ban on assault weapons

Young this week granted summary judgment to MA in a lawsuit challenging a 1998 state law that emulated the federal government's 1994 ban on certain weapons it characterized as " assault weapons ". The Gun ...More..

Trump adviser: Trade moves not meant to hurt U.S. sectors
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Trump adviser: Trade moves not meant to hurt U.S. sectors

For his new job promoting USA economic interests, Kudlow will need to play a delicate balancing act of adhering to the president's "America First" platform while navigating a White House eager to fire off polic...More..

India police arrest man for retaining mom's physique in freezer
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

India police arrest man for retaining mom's physique in freezer

A 54-year-old Shawano man was arrested for 4th offense OWI. Trikojat reportedly began communicating with whom he thought was a 14-year-old female via social media. Police say she suffered only minor injuries....More..

Trump wants to send up to 4000 troops to border
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Trump wants to send up to 4000 troops to border

Faith Leaders hope to meet with President Donald Trump this summer at a summit in Washington, DC. "Lots of different options are available in terms of lawful and appropriate ways to utilize the National G...More..

3 members of RI congressional delegation call for EPA chief's removal
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

3 members of RI congressional delegation call for EPA chief's removal

Pruitt is one of the most effective members of his Cabinet in undermining his predecessor's regulatory agenda, and Trump enjoys his hard-charging style. "I found out about this yesterday and I corrected the act...More..

Backpage.com, website popular with sex workers, shut down by gov
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Backpage.com, website popular with sex workers, shut down by gov

This seizure comes after Congress overwhelmingly passed a new federal law making it illegal for websites to host prostitution adds. Seven people were indicted on 93 counts related to use of the website, local ...More..

Trump threatens $100B in new China tariffs amid trade war concerns
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Trump threatens $100B in new China tariffs amid trade war concerns

The tariff on soybeans, in particular, is strategically beneficial for Chinese agriculture, with substantial USA agricultural subsidies having flooded world markets, making it hard for farmers around the world ...More..

Corruption case: 'I am innocent' - South Africa's Zuma tells cheering crowd
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Corruption case: 'I am innocent' - South Africa's Zuma tells cheering crowd

But he later mocked and ridiculed the corruption case, telling his supporters that he was being persecuted for his advocacy of radical economic policies and land reform. Mr Zuma's home province, KwaZulu-Nata...More..

Dow falls sharply as trade war fears return
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Dow falls sharply as trade war fears return

The Trump administration planned to impose increased tariffs on almost 1,000 Chinese products to punish Chinese government for unfair trade practices. February 2018: Next on the Trump's list-a 24 percent...More..

Man pleads guilty to assaulting police offcer in 2017
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Man pleads guilty to assaulting police offcer in 2017

Elizabeth Thomas, then 15, was missing for about a month after Cummins abducted her from their Tennessee hometown. At the time of their disappearance, Cummins was on suspension during an investigation that he h...More..

Trudeau Sees 'Significant' Progress in Nafta Talks
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Trudeau Sees 'Significant' Progress in Nafta Talks

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Thursday said the talks to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is making progress. The next round of negotiations were expected early this month in...More..

Possible severe storms, much colder Friday into Saturday
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Possible severe storms, much colder Friday into Saturday

Friday will be a near-perfect weather day for our state; expect a partly cloudy sky, with afternoon temperatures soaring into the upper 70s to lower 80s. This line of storms should push through Acadiana between...More..

Another senator, Mustapaha Bukar, is dead
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Another senator, Mustapaha Bukar, is dead

He was at one time a Director of Special Duties on Agriculture, Water Resources and Rural Development in the Ministry of Agriculture. Buhari said Bukar distinguished himself as an engineer before going into pol...More..