After brief government shutdown, parties agree to spending bill

Hours earlier in the pre-dawn darkness, the funding bill passed the Senate , but not before Senator Rand Paul , a conservative in Trump's own Republican Party, blocked a vote on the deal because he argued it was too costly. According to The Wa... More..

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Trump Asks For Due Process As Staffers Resign Amid Abuse Allegations
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Trump Asks For Due Process As Staffers Resign Amid Abuse Allegations

Kelly told reporters on Friday that he was informed in November that Porter had allegations against him that were delaying his security clearance, but that he did not know the full extent until this week,...More..

Condolences pour in for Asma Jehangir on Twitter
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Condolences pour in for Asma Jehangir on Twitter

She worked closely with her sister Hina Jilani on many of her endeavours. She suffered from cardiac arrest and was taken to a hospital, where she passed, reports Dawn online citing her family members. She was...More..

Josh McDaniels Is Poison To The Rest Of The NFL
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Josh McDaniels Is Poison To The Rest Of The NFL

But, clearly, Weis believes the decision was the wrong one, no matter where McDaniels ends up in the future. The Cardinals, who fired Bruce Arians, yes, the same one that stepped in and led the Colts to the p...More..

Farooq Sattar strikes back, dissolves MQM-P Rabita Committee after his ouster
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Farooq Sattar strikes back, dissolves MQM-P Rabita Committee after his ouster

The complete committee got disturbed due to him", he said. After the meeting, Dr Sattar told the media that he asked the four senior leaders that the whole party should withdraw from the Senate contest if "we w...More..

Mark McMorris goes for gold in men's slopestyle Saturday night
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Mark McMorris goes for gold in men's slopestyle Saturday night

I think a lot of time I need to pinch myself because now I feel so good and comfortable on my board, but eight months ago I probably didn't think I was going to be able to snowboard at this level ever again. Si...More..

GOP House Majority Could Turn On This New District Map
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

GOP House Majority Could Turn On This New District Map

Gone are the infamous convolutions that characterized the old map , earning nicknames such as "Goofy kicking Donald Duck". Pennsylvania's congressional districts are considered among the most illegally part...More..

Boris Johnson calls for safe return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Boris Johnson calls for safe return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar

Media captionMyanmar must find a safe and dignified way for Rohingya Muslims to return, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said. Mr Johnson is due to arrive in Bangkok for an official visit on Monday. The ...More..

Grand Canyon helicopter crash kills at least three
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Grand Canyon helicopter crash kills at least three

Fox News adds word from the Federal Aviation Administration that the helicopter sustained substantial damage when it hit the ground. Federal authorities are expected to investigate the incident. "Our pilot an...More..

Modi, Trump reiterate commitment for stable Afghanistan
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Modi, Trump reiterate commitment for stable Afghanistan

After the Supreme Court overturned the terrorism conviction of former President Mohamed Nasheed as well as the convictions of eight other politicians on several charges, Yameen clamped down the emergency. At th...More..

Russian plane crashes, all 71 people on board killed
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Russian plane crashes, all 71 people on board killed

The plane that operated by Russia's Saratov Airlines Crashed near Moscow and it killed almost 71 people across the Russian median story. Maxim Sololov said that "judging by everything, no-one has survived...More..

Aguero Hits Four As Man City Put Five Past Leicester
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Aguero Hits Four As Man City Put Five Past Leicester

Aguero hailed his team-mate and said the Belgium global would star at any club around the world. "He's clinical... especially the third one and fourth one are incredible". With his lovely ball for Sterling's op...More..

Charlotte Kalla wins first gold medal of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Charlotte Kalla wins first gold medal of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

I just wanted to focus and keep pushing all the time. The Dutch Olympic team had a record-breaking Olympics four years ago, when it won 24 medals in Sochi, including 23 in long-track speed skating. "She was t...More..

NCAA Tournament selection committee projects Auburn as a 2-seed
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

NCAA Tournament selection committee projects Auburn as a 2-seed

The preliminary rankings held up: The committee stuck with 15 of the top 16 seeds. Despite Michigan State's two top-five wins, it has only a 3-2 record in its " Quadrant 1 " games, against top-30 teams at home,...More..

Markets Right Now: Dow down 800 as stocks sink steadily
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Markets Right Now: Dow down 800 as stocks sink steadily

Markets followed US stocks lower after the Dow, coming off a record high, entered a "correction" - that is, a 10 percent decline from its latest peak - for the first time in two years. Data showing surging US...More..

Coast Guard searching Buzzards Bay after muffled mayday calls
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Coast Guard searching Buzzards Bay after muffled mayday calls

Scott Anderson, commander Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay, said in a release. The Coast Guard began its search for the Queens Ann's Revenge early Thursday morning after receiving a distress call at 1:20 a.m...More..

Israeli Guard Stabbed, Palestinian Assailant Killed In West Bank Attack
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Israeli Guard Stabbed, Palestinian Assailant Killed In West Bank Attack

The victim was identified as 17-year-old Hamza Zamareh, from Halhul, according to Palestinian security sources. The Israeli army claimed in a statement that a Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard...More..

Snow forces Eiffel Tower closure, traffic disruptions as bad weather hits France
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Snow forces Eiffel Tower closure, traffic disruptions as bad weather hits France

Heavy snow is very unusual in Paris, when there is snow, it is usually a dusting. Rail operator SNCF had to slow down trains on several of its high-speed TGV lines. The cold snap caught French authorities off...More..

National Conference MLA raises pro-Pak slogan in J&K Assembly
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

National Conference MLA raises pro-Pak slogan in J&K Assembly

In wake of the terror attack at the Army headquarters at Jammu's Sunjwan, BJP MLAs chanted the anti-Pakistan slogans in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly. Lone, however, defended his action, saying he was "provoke...More..

Omarosa Says She Was 'Haunted By Tweets' In Trump's White Home
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Omarosa Says She Was 'Haunted By Tweets' In Trump's White Home

At this point it's not clear exactly what medical issue Omarosa is dealing with, but considering Mathews and Winokur were joking about it ... it can't be all that serious. "And I didn't realize that by being ...More..

North Carolina roars back to beat Duke, 82-78
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

North Carolina roars back to beat Duke, 82-78

After one half of play, the Blue Devils lead the Tar Heels, 49-45. Hansbrough went down to the court for a couple seconds, then popped up, with blood pouring from his nose. 27 in 1991). UNC held Duke to 2...More..

Could a North Korean athlete defect to South Korea during the Olympics?
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Could a North Korean athlete defect to South Korea during the Olympics?

In January 1968, Kim Yo Jong's grandfather, founding North Korean president Kim Il Sung, sent a squad of North Korean commandos to Seoul who tried unsuccessfully to kill then-president Park Chung-hee. A firew...More..

CIA Paid Shadowy Russian $100K for Fake Dirt on Trump
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

CIA Paid Shadowy Russian $100K for Fake Dirt on Trump

According to US and European intelligence officials cited in the report, the CIA was wary of the Trump information touted by the Russian-as the agency didn't want to become embroiled in a domestic political con...More..

Sunjuwan Army camp attack: Second terrorist gunned down
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Sunjuwan Army camp attack: Second terrorist gunned down

The militants entered the army officer's family quarters and an operation is underway, the reports said , adding that soldiers including an officer had been killed. "We have ordered closure of schools in Sunjw...More..

Winter Weather Advisory Issued as More Snow Expected Overnight
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Winter Weather Advisory Issued as More Snow Expected Overnight

Confidence in the amount of precipitation is "somewhat low", the meteorologist added. "Plan on hard travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Friday ", the weather service said in its alert....More..

Bermuda reverses same-sex marriage legislation in world first
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Bermuda reverses same-sex marriage legislation in world first

Simmons ruled that the Registrar must "act in accordance with the requirements of the Marriage Act". But, the spokesman said , the bill "has been democratically passed by the Parliament of Bermuda, and our r...More..

Modi Given Palestine's Highest Award for Contribution to Bilateral Ties
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Modi Given Palestine's Highest Award for Contribution to Bilateral Ties

The visit, which came weeks after Modi hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , was seen as an Indian effort to balance its strengthening ties with the Jewish state. The US has cut funding to the Pal...More..

'We're going to fight back' - Colten Boushie's mother delivers emotional message
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

'We're going to fight back' - Colten Boushie's mother delivers emotional message

The emotion was raw at a rally in North Battleford, Saskatchewan , Saturday as the mother of an Indigenous youth shot and killed by a white farmer lashed out at the justice system and vowed First Nations p...More..

by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Korea, Japan Squarely Look at History

Abe also said he would convey to Moon Tokyo's position on a 2015 bilateral agreement on "comfort women" - many Korean - who were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War Two, while urging "...More..

North Korean media print pictures of South's Moon
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

North Korean media print pictures of South's Moon

Seoul's presidential office says Moon during the luncheon proposed a toast calling for peace and "mutual prosperity" for the two Koreas. They were seated not far from a section of North Korean cheerleaders w...More..