• United States stocks suffer worst falls
United States stocks suffer worst falls

Asian markets plunged on Tuesday as investors dumped stocks following heavy falls in the US. "Even though the stock market tripled under Bill Clinton , his view was that you should always focus your policies and your public messages on bread-and-butter kitchen table issues ...

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  • Market drop: Trump focused on long-term 'fundamentals'
Market drop: Trump focused on long-term 'fundamentals'

Trump's conflation of the stock market and the broader economy was problematic to begin with, given that almost half of the country has nothing invested in the market. And it never made sense for Trump to take credit for a stock market that has been gaining steadily since it recovered from the financial collapse of 2008.

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  • House intelligence committee votes to release Democratic response to GOP memo
House intelligence committee votes to release Democratic response to GOP memo

Trump took to Twitter to proclaim his innocence and denounce the investigation a day after he authorized the release of the contentious classified memo. Utah. Rep. Chris Stewart said last week that he would also vote for it. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on Trump to support the release of the House Democrats' memo, calling...

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  • Military jet crashes into residential street in Japan - house set ablaze
Military jet crashes into residential street in Japan - house set ablaze

The body of Hiroki Takayama, a 26-year-old master sergeant and copilot of the chopper, was discovered Monday evening. Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera expressed concern the accident took place in a residential area, while the government ordered the SDF's 12 other AH-64D helicopters to be grounded and inspections to be carried out on the entire h...

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  • Emma Bunton Dishes On What Went Down During THAT Spice Girls Reunion!
Emma Bunton Dishes On What Went Down During THAT Spice Girls Reunion!

Not Too Many Endorsements In addition to a potential television program, there are also claims that the main reason the Spice Girls have reformed is to explore endorsement deals, though what that would entail and which companies might be involved of course hasn't been noted yet.

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  • Hrithik Roshan sheds action hero image to play mathematician Anand Kumar
Hrithik Roshan sheds action hero image to play mathematician Anand Kumar

The first schedule of Super 30 had kicked off in Mumbai on January 22 as Hrithik had tweeted "On the auspicious day of Saraswati Puja and Basant Panchami, I am beginning my journey of Super 30 where I am playing a teacher for the first time".

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  • Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria's Idlib province
Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria's Idlib province

In apparent retaliation, rockets were fired on Damascus's Bab al-Touma neighbourhood, killing three civilians, the state news agency SANA reported. Global concern has been growing over the fate of eastern Ghouta as bombardment by the Syrian military and Russian Federation has increased in recent months and as shortages of food and medicine have l...

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  • Two Kenyan TV stations shuttered by govt resume broadcasts
Two Kenyan TV stations shuttered by govt resume broadcasts

The unprecedented censorship sparked vocal criticism from the USA, the United Nations and ex-colonial ruler Britain. The government has ignored a court order issued on Thursday that the stations be allowed to reopen. Odinga insists he, not Kenyatta, was the true victor of a disputed presidential election last August. It was seen as an example o...

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  • Russian plane shot down in Syria; pilot killed
Russian plane shot down in Syria; pilot killed

The jet was struck by a shoulder-launched anti-aircraft Manpad missile. The report said the pilot ejected before the crash, but then was killed in fighting with "terrorists". The rare downing of a Russian jet in Syria comes amid increasing airstrikes in support of the Syrian regime's offensive in Idlib and other remaining rebel-held are...

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  • Metuh Arrives Court On Stretcher
Metuh Arrives Court On Stretcher

Metuh who has been receiving treatment at the hospital, however, arrived the court in the hospital's ambulance and on stretcher. After seeing the former spokesperson on a stretcher the judge adjourned the matter till March 15. He said, "I have just been served a few moments ago with an affidavit of facts referred to by the learned counsel for the...

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  • China to expand land reclamation activities in South China Sea, say experts
China to expand land reclamation activities in South China Sea, say experts

Beijing has nearly finished building military installations in the seven reefs claimed by Manila in the Spratly archipelago, according to a Philippine Daily Inquirer report, in a move described by observers as part of China's bid to cement its control over the contested waters.

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  • Lawmakers: Memo doesn't clear Trump in probe
Lawmakers: Memo doesn't clear Trump in probe

He also called the investigation "an American disgrace". This week in the Russian Federation investigations: The much-talked-about memo finally made its public debut. Republicans have warned that the document might contain too much classified information to release, and even if the motion succeeds, Trump has five days to block it.

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  • At GOP retreat, a memo and more muddled path forward on immigration
At GOP retreat, a memo and more muddled path forward on immigration

Among the potential items conservatives have put on the table: ending the legal diversity visa lottery, the family reunification immigration program, cracking down on so-called "sanctuary cities" and tightening up requirements for those seeking asylum in the United States.

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  • DWTS members 'fine' after being involved in 50-car pile-up in Iowa
DWTS members 'fine' after being involved in 50-car pile-up in Iowa

Light Up The Night show, when they were caught in a massive blizzard. The live show in Iowa has been cancelled in the wake of the accident to give members of the cast and crew time to recover from minor injuries. The San Francisco Police Department will be the first in the nation to get voluntary state oversight after the US government ended an...

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  • CBI files chargesheet in Gurugram school murder case
CBI files chargesheet in Gurugram school murder case

The central investigating agency is probing the role of the school and Gurugram police in the case which shocked the country in September previous year. The accused's internet behavior was also incriminating, said the CBI. Earlier in January, his bail plea was rejected following the hearing of arguments of the counsel for the accused.

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  • Six people held for attacking poet in Kerala
Six people held for attacking poet in Kerala

Six men have been arrested. He was returning after addressing a cultural meeting at a local library when a group of people blocked his vehicle, threatened him, and showered abuses on him. According to reports Sreekumar, a Kerala Sahitya Akademi award victor was attacked by a group of men when he was about to leave the venue of a public function w...

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  • Early Facebook & Google supporters turn on the two tech giants
Early Facebook & Google supporters turn on the two tech giants

Harris and his center cofounders - a group that includes ex-Jawbone veep Aza Raskin, former Nvidia exec Randy Fernando, and Elevation Partners cofounder Roger McNamee - join a growing crop of techies who have since exited the market to become critics of its lapsed ethics and harmful effects.

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  • Modi morally unfit to be PM, says Siddaramaiah
Modi morally unfit to be PM, says Siddaramaiah

Modi in his 52-minute speech lambasted the Congress and said "Nothing happens without 10 percent cut". Attacking Modi for his allegations that the Karnataka government facilitates "ease of doing murder" rather than ease of doing business, Siddaramaiah recalled the 2002 Gujarat riots.

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  • Sen. Coons Defends DACA Deal: Compromise Fashionable in Home
Sen. Coons Defends DACA Deal: Compromise Fashionable in Home

President Trump, who is no fan of McCain, called the bill a waste of time because it did not contain funding for a border wall. "March 5th is rapidly approaching and the Dems seem not to care about DACA". At the same time, congressional aides say House lawmakers are nearing resolution on a broader two-year spending plan they've been trying to nai...

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  • Led Coalition Announces Shift In 'Focus' In Iraq
Led Coalition Announces Shift In 'Focus' In Iraq

Al-Hadithi stressed the drawdown is still in its early stages and at present does not mark the beginning of a complete withdrawal of US forces. "We are serious about getting the Americans out, using the force of arms because the Americans don't understand any other language", its spokesman, Jaafar al-Husseini, told Beirut-based al-Mayadeen TV o...

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  • Paris attacks suspect leaves French prison to stand trial in Brussels
Paris attacks suspect leaves French prison to stand trial in Brussels

Abdeslam was wearing a white jacket as he was led in front of judges, one of whom said: "Confirm your identity". My refusal does not make me a criminal. Abdeslam has refused point-blank to speak to investigators throughout the almost two years since his arrest, which capped a four-month hunt for Europe's most wanted man.

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  • UK, EU Brexit negotiators meet ahead of second phase
UK, EU Brexit negotiators meet ahead of second phase

He warned British Prime minister Theresa May that leaving the customs union would result in unavoidable barriers to trade, adding: " the time has come to make a choice ". Both sides agree that relations during that period should continue largely as they are now, with Britain maintaining trading ties in return for keeping up its budget contributions...

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  • First Lady Melania Trump visiting Cincinnati Children's Hospital Monday
First Lady Melania Trump visiting Cincinnati Children's Hospital Monday

On her feet, Melania stomped to Marine One in these suede cheetah print Manolo Blahnik stilettos, which retail for about $595. The first lady was wearing a brown leather skirt, yellow sweater and a yellow coat to match when she walked out of the White House and into Marine One alongside the president.

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  • Police declares IBB's Spokesperson wanted…. Read why
Police declares IBB's Spokesperson wanted…. Read why

The lawyer in a statement on Tuesday morning explained that his client was not invited by the police before he was declared wanted by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Monday. "General Babangida wants a new side of leadership, from the younger generation of Nigerians who in his own views have the resourcefulness, the energy and cap...

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  • Pune: My academic career ruined, laments Pune girl labeled 'IS human bomb'
Pune: My academic career ruined, laments Pune girl labeled 'IS human bomb'

Sadiya Shaikh at a press conference in Pune . She was nearly questioned for 10 days and the police did not find any incriminating evidence against her. It was found during the investigation that the girl said to be allegedly radicalised by the Islamic State had reached Kashmir to marry a local boy. Shaikh was detained after the Jammu and Kashm...

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