Thursday March 23-rd, 2017

Sen. Bob Corker withdraws from Trump VP consideration

Corker said he would be open to serving in a Trump administration and that his decision to take himself out of running for vice president opened up "a candid conversation" about other possibilities. Donald Trump's pool of potential running mates i...

Dallas attack sidelines Clinton-Biden event Dallas attack sidelines Clinton-Biden event

Gingrich, who campaigned with Trump in Cincinnati Wednesday, also confirmed Thursday that he was being vetted for the position, though he qualified the remark by saying, "I have no idea what that means in terms of Donald Trump". Police said gunfire...

Xavi to present trophy to winner Xavi to present trophy to winner

You can not buy experience. Whether through birth or due to their parents, a number of players for both the Portuguese and the French have strong ties to the African continent. "There is nothing like playing in a competition like this for our count...

There'll be a Black Lives Matter solidarity demonstration in Dublin next week There'll be a Black Lives Matter solidarity demonstration in Dublin next week

The two, both black, were killed by white police officers. Another event is planned for 5 p.m. Sunday, near the African American Civil War Memorial and Museum, according to Facebook posts . Seven other officers were injured, as were a couple of ci...

Hoeven: GMO Labeling Bill Advances in Senate Hoeven: GMO Labeling Bill Advances in Senate

Background: On March 16, 2016, the U.S. Senate with wide bi-partisan support rejected a legislative proposal introduced by Sen. The 65 votes means the bill can withstand filibuster. The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) did an analysis and found lab...

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced To 6 Years In prison Oscar Pistorius Sentenced To 6 Years In prison

Oscar could have faced a minimum 15 years behind bars but Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled that a lengthy sentence for murder would not serve any justice. He was calm after the sentence was announced, embracing his aunt and tearful sister before bein...

Father of slain Dallas officer: "He's a big hero"

He got out of the service about five years ago and joined the the Dallas Police Department. When he got no response, he contacted his daughter-in-law, Kristy Villasenor, who was at a Texas Rangers game his 2-year-old granddaughter, Lyncoln.

Ohio official: "nervous as hell" over RNC in Cleveland

Cleveland Deputy Police Chief Ed Tomba announced the changes Friday, telling Reuters: "We have got to make some changes without a doubt" in the wake of the shooting deaths of five Dallas police officers - the deadliest attack on law enforcement since...

UN's Ban tells China civil society, free media are crucial

Wang Yi, Chinese Foreign Minister, in a phone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the South China Sea arbitration, at the latter's invitation. While the PCA is about to announce on July 12 its decision over the request of the...

Kristen Bell Responds to Donald Trump's Frozen Tweet: 'Zip It Don'

And he gave a speech at AIPAC that was pretty definitive. And once they've got a hold of that bone, you can be sure as hell they're not going to " let it go ". The meme was found on an Internet message board popular among white supremacists and...

Everything We Know About the Dallas Sniper Everything We Know About the Dallas Sniper

The episode began Thursday evening while hundreds of people were gathered to protest the police killings of two more black men: Philando Castile , who was fatally shot near St. U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said at a news conference o...

Corbyn must go, says former Worcester Labour MP Corbyn must go, says former Worcester Labour MP

She added she was called a "traitor and a conspirator" in a meeting which included threats which "felt dangerously close to bullying". Mr Corbyn has also received motions of support from constituency parties, including one last week from Angela Eag...

Rifles and bomb material found in shooter's home Rifles and bomb material found in shooter's home

Singer, of the New America Foundation, said the killing marked the first instance he's aware of in which police have used a robot to lethal effect. Cooper said that when he heard the suspect was Johnson, he "was in disbelief because he's just not...

Sultan to touch 100 crore in first 3 days Sultan to touch 100 crore in first 3 days

The opening day collection of Rs 36.54 crore by " Sultan " is the third highest grossing opening day collection of all time. The movie was a hit and managed to enter the coveted Rs 100 crore club after five days of its release. "S for success. The re...

Philadelphia 76ers: draft recap Philadelphia 76ers: draft recap

Simmons had always been expected to be the first pick and ESPN reported this week that Philadelphia had already informed Simmons of their decision. Ingram is the Los Angeles Lakers' draft pick for 2016. Simmons seems to be a ideal fit for what the 76...

Mixed reactions on USA human rights sanctions on N. Korea

According to officials in Washington, North Korea's Ministry of State Security holds between 80,000 to 120,000 prisoners in political prison camps where torture, execution, sexual assault, starvation, and slave labour are common. North Korea also mai...

US THAAD Deployment 'Worst of All Worlds' for South Korea

North Korea's Foreign Ministry called the sanctions against supreme leader Kim Jong Un "the worst hostility and an open declaration of war", vowing to take "the toughest countermeasures to resolutely shatter the hostility of the United States".

North Korea fires submarine-based missile

The move comes a day after Seoul and Washington agreed to deploy an advanced military defense system that could intercept North Korean missiles following continued weapons testing by Pyongyang in defiance of United Nations resolutions. Neighbouring...

New Cancer Therapy Leaves Three Dead New Cancer Therapy Leaves Three Dead

Following the announcement, shares of Juno plunged more than 30% to as low as $27.63, and analysts from multiple firms downgraded or cut their price targets on them. The company will find out in the coming weeks the timing of the postponed trial....

Green campaigners urge Government to follow Khan's pollution-busting lead Green campaigners urge Government to follow Khan's pollution-busting lead

Commenting on the new measure, Sadiq Khan said: "It is the 60 anniversary of the Clean Air Act of 1956, which was passed following the great London smogs of the 1950s". London suffers some of the worst pollution in Europe, causing nearly 10,000 prema...

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