Sunday March 26-th, 2017

Bomb blast wounds 20 after Besiktas game, Behich unhurt

Turkish soccer team Bursaspor, which had been competing earlier in the evening, said none of its fans appeared to have been injured in an explosion outside one of Istanbul's main stadiums hours after the end of a match on Saturday. "We strongly conde...

Korea's parliament sets up presidential impeachment vote Korea's parliament sets up presidential impeachment vote

South Korea's parliament's on Friday voted to impeach the country's scandal-hit president Park Geun-hye, after weeks of mass protests calling on the president to step down from office. Friday. If 200 or more lawmakers vote in favor, Park would be ...

Nova Scotia's Viola Desmond: civil rights pioneer Nova Scotia's Viola Desmond: civil rights pioneer

As SmartNews reported earlier this year , the U.S. Treasury announced that it would place Harriet Tubman, the legendary abolitionist, on the $20 bill and add an image of women's suffragists to the back of the $10 bill. By every measure, Desmond fi...

Federal judge lifts restraining order, ends Michigan Presidential election recount Federal judge lifts restraining order, ends Michigan Presidential election recount

Republican Donald Trump narrowly won all three states, with Stein getting about 1 percent in each. In Wayne County, a Democratic stronghold including Detroit , officials couldn't match vote totals for 610 of 1,680 precincts during a countywide canva...

Wreaths Across America Forest Hills Wreaths Across America Forest Hills

The national program pays tribute to fallen veterans by placing wreaths on their headstones. DANBURY - Wreaths Across America has a goal of decorating the graves of one million veterans this holiday season. The Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Funeral H...

Natural disaster measuring 6.9 strikes off Solomon Islands: USGS

There have been no deaths reported from the quake, which also caused some small tsunami waves in the Solomon Islands and other Pacific islands. The Solomon Islands has dispatched emergency supplies to areas affected by a 6.9- magnitude aftershock y...

Obama orders review of election-season hacking Obama orders review of election-season hacking

A senior administration official who requested anonymity told Associated Press the Central Intelligence Agency had "high confidence" Moscow meant to help the Trump campaign by leaking embarrassing emails hacked from the accounts of Democratic Party o...

Modi greets Sonia Gandhi on birthday Modi greets Sonia Gandhi on birthday

They want the debate on the issue with a vote, a demand the BJP has rejected. Rahul Gandhi, who participated in a united Opposition protest outside parliament house to mark one month of note ban, again targeted PM Modi, saying if I speak, there wil...

Trump's Pennsylvania electors showing no signs of flipping Trump's Pennsylvania electors showing no signs of flipping

Prominent Republican Senators have expressed growing concerns that our presidential election was compromised by foreign interest, likely Russian Federation who may have been interacting with the Trump campaign throughout the election. Federal Distric...

Carmelo Anthony Clarifies Phil Jackson Issue

Jackson, who signed Anthony to a five-year, $124 million contract three years ago that included a no-trade clause, told CBS Sports Network that Anthony has "a little bit of a tendency to hold it for three, four, five seconds, and then everybody com...

Iran: US threatens nuclear deal, warns of 'strong reaction' Iran: US threatens nuclear deal, warns of 'strong reaction'

Obama is expected to sign the measure, a White House official said, adding that the administration does not believe the extension violates the nuclear agreement that was reached past year with Iran. Trump described Iran in campaign speeches as the wo...

Top UK judges grill government lawyer on Brexit plans

If the Supreme Court ruled against the Government, then the "courts would be imposing, in effect, a new control of the most serious kind in a highly controversial, and by Parliament, a carefully considered, area", he said. "The government resisted an...

Survivor recalls fear, anger on day of Pearl Harbor attack Survivor recalls fear, anger on day of Pearl Harbor attack

But she knows her brothers died in the attack, and that her older sister was raped by Japanese soldiers shortly after the bombing (which happened December 8 in the Philippines, because the International Dateline is between Hawaii and the Philippines,...

Charleston church shooting suspect's trial set to begin Charleston church shooting suspect's trial set to begin

At one point, an agent asked if Roof thought about killing more blacks. Roof is on trial on 33 federal counts, including hate crimes, in the shootings at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015. Local prosecutors then wanted to purs...

US, Western leaders calling for immediate Aleppo cease-fire

Lavrov said that Russian Federation is aimed to "fight terrorists in Syria till the end" in accordance to a UN Security Council resolution. Syria's government ignored a rebel cease-fire proposal for Aleppo on Wednesday as its forces captured new ne...

Mogherini discusses Syria in the margins of OSCE Ministerial Council Mogherini discusses Syria in the margins of OSCE Ministerial Council

But the USA ambassador to the OSCE, Daniel Baer, blasted Russian Federation for what he called its ongoing "obstructionism". Russian Federation backs the separtists in eastern Ukraine, a conflict that has resulted in the killing of more than 9,600 pe...

Dutch PM restates opposition to coalition with Wilders

Wilders was not present in court when the verdict was announced. Wilders quickly released a video message , in English and Dutch, slamming the judgment and vowing to appeal. Wilders has also said the conviction would do little to silence him. ...

Housing sales to see 'slow recovery' in 2017: RICS Housing sales to see 'slow recovery' in 2017: RICS

However, the number of prospective buyers remains low and a recovery in the market is likely to be modest given the uncertain outlook for Britain's economy, Simon Rubinsohn, RICS chief economist, said . A stamp duty surcharge for buy-to-let investor...

Bill English poised to become prime minister of New Zealand

And with his position assured, the caucus will be lobbied hard by supporters of both Ms Bennett and Mr Bridges - both younger and both with Maori ancestry. Market reaction to Key's resignation and the confirmation that English would replace him was m...

Oregon taps Harbaugh disciple Taggart as head coach Oregon taps Harbaugh disciple Taggart as head coach

OR has hired Taggart to replace Mark Helfrich, who went 4-8 in a very disappointing 2016 campaign. Other candidates include Florida State co-offensive coordinator Lawrence Dawsey (a former USF assistant) and Dallas Cowboys assistant coach Rich Bisac...

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