Sunday March 26-th, 2017

Dean takes himself out of the race for chairman of DNC

The outcome of the 2016 election was horrendous for the Democratic Party (and women, people of color, the disabled, the LGBTQ community, and all marginalized people, really). A Granite Stater has never held the Democrats' chairmanship. Earlier Mo...

Another Miami Neighborhood Now Zika Another Miami Neighborhood Now Zika

We could know today the results of the initial testing done after the confirmation of the first case of a local Zika virus infection. The virus was also an issue for the Miami-Dade region, which thrives on tourism much like the rest of the state....

BJP Govt Rendered Defunct In Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah BJP Govt Rendered Defunct In Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah

Reprimanding Abdullah for his statement, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) also said the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister has proved that he is not an Indian and is not concerned about the country's interests. "The government of India has ...

Kathmandu hit by 5.5 magnitude natural disaster Kathmandu hit by 5.5 magnitude natural disaster

The intensity of the quake recorded by the Centre was 5.6, 150 km east of Kathmandu. The epicentre was at latitude 27.79 degree North and longitude 86.5 degree East, about 120 kilometres east of the capital, Kathmandu , NSC said. While there are a...

190000 ducks culled after bird flu found on Dutch farm 190000 ducks culled after bird flu found on Dutch farm

As well, three other farms within a 3-kilometer radius are being monitored, as well the authorities have imposed a temporary ban to prevent poultry from being transported within 10 kilometers. Tests indicated that the birds were killed by an H5N8 var...

No bilateral meeting scheduled with India, Aziz to leave on Sunday

Pakistan and India had held a meeting here at the last Heart of Asia ministerial conference and agreed to start a "Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue" that was to cover all outstanding issues. The annual conference is taking place amid heightened tensi...

Snag free Frosty desserts from Wendy's for a year Snag free Frosty desserts from Wendy's for a year

You can get your tag at a Wendy's store - ours is at 4374 Southwest Drive, by Walmart - or go to the foundation website . The tags are available at most Wendy's locations. Wendy's recently announced the incredible deal saying that the fee gets you...

Uganda: 149 alleged rebels arrested after assault on palace

Ugandan ChimpReports says that the KTN journalist was picked from her uncle's residence and taken to Kasese police station. 14 police officers and 41 militants were killed in the clash in Kasese town, when fighters linked to the royal guard of the ...

Bob Geldof heckled as he campaigns against Zac Goldsmith Bob Geldof heckled as he campaigns against Zac Goldsmith

The Lib Dems say a shock result would force the government to think again about pursuing a so-called "hard Brexit" divorce from the European Union. The 82 percent turnout, one of the highest in the United Kingdom, showed it was an issue locals felt...

Facebook accidentally deletes Mark Zuckerberg's posts on fake news controversy Facebook accidentally deletes Mark Zuckerberg's posts on fake news controversy

Nancarrow did not provide additional detail on what caused the latest error. About seven other posts from Zuckerberg have also been deleted, says CNN. "The bottom line is: we take misinformation seriously", Zuckerberg wrote . However, other post...

Grassley wants hearing on Trump AG before inauguration

Watkins wrote in a Facebook post in May, which he reposted Friday afternoon, just hours after Mr. Trump announced Mr. Sessions as his pick. Alabama Sen. Patrick Leahy, California Sen. After being elected to the U.S. Senate in 1996, not much radic...

Zimbabwe Central Bank planning to introduce bond notes Monday Zimbabwe Central Bank planning to introduce bond notes Monday

The country's central bank said Saturday that $10 million worth of bond notes would be released initially. The other currencies in the country's multi-currency basket are the US dollar, British pound, Euro, Australian dollar, Chinese yuan, Indian...

State board orders recount of 94000 Durham County votes State board orders recount of 94000 Durham County votes

About 4.7 million votes were cast. Earlier this week the Republican-controlled State Board of Elections issued an order requiring dismissal of all 52 of those protests. Earlier this week, N.C. GOP Executive Director Dallas Woodhouse told News & ...

AWCON: Super Falcons to face Bayana Bayana in s/final AWCON: Super Falcons to face Bayana Bayana in s/final

Nigeria , some moments later, did same against the Banyana Banyana of South Africa at the Stade Omnisports in Limbe on Tuesday. Two shots by midfielder Ngozi Okobi in the first half failed to trouble the Banyana goalie, and in the 33rd minute...

Dolly's Parton's 'Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love' airs on NBC Dolly's Parton's 'Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love' airs on NBC

She said: "We lived way back in the mountains, and we had boarded up our windows to keep the snow and wind out, and had no idea it was going to snow like that". "They were very interesting, and I was so honored and privileged to be there alongside th...

Death toll in northern India train derailment jumps to 63

Sunday's derailment was India's deadliest train tragedy since 2010 and has renewed concern about poor safety on the state-run network, a lifeline for millions that has suffered from chronic under investment. This is the worst accident in recent times...

Death toll in storms sweeping South increases to 5

There have been other reports of tornadoes and hail in Louisiana and Tennessee , per the Associated Press. The blobs inched their way slowly across the state line from MS into western Alabama . The same possible tornado hit a closed day care center...

No. 14 Louisville outlasts No. 15 Purdue 71-64 No. 14 Louisville outlasts No. 15 Purdue 71-64

Ashley Morrissette's career-high 31 points propelled the Purdue women's basketball team to a 67-61 victory Wednesday night at Pittsburgh . Purdue got a pair of free throws from Dakota Mathias, a free throw by Edwards and a three by Cline to cut ...

Iraq will participate in OPEC oil-production cuts, al-Abadi says Iraq will participate in OPEC oil-production cuts, al-Abadi says

Oil rose a third day on signs OPEC members have made progress toward completing a deal to cut output. Brent for January settlement fell as much as 30 cents, or 0.6 percent, to $48.82 a barrel, on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange.

Caldwell-Pope scores 25 as balanced Pistons beat Celtics Caldwell-Pope scores 25 as balanced Pistons beat Celtics

Ish Smith scored 13 and Jon Leuer added 12 off the bench. The Celtics played the Pistons in Detroit on November 19 when they became the first team to beat the Pistons in Detroit this season. "Starting from our point guard, starting from all the g...

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