• Sushma Swaraj to meet Canadian counterpart ahead of PM Modi-Trudeau talks
Sushma Swaraj to meet Canadian counterpart ahead of PM Modi-Trudeau talks

Trudeau was accompanied by his cabinet ministers Harjit Sajjan, Navdeep Bains, Bardish Chagger, Kirsty Duncan, and Amarjeet Sohi. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's meeting with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday is likely to boost bilateral trade, a leading economist said in a recent interview.

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  • President Trump Considers More Gun Control Steps
President Trump Considers More Gun Control Steps

Trump , who was backed by the NRA during the 2016 election, has expressed support for the Second Amendment and said he's against reflexive gun control measures that wouldn't stop tragedies. In addition to the potential of expanded background checks, a ban on " bump stocks " and other firearm modifications that increase the rate of fire, the ...

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  • Trump signs directive calling for ban on bump stocks
Trump signs directive calling for ban on bump stocks

There were no reports of a bump stock being used in the Florida school shooting . He was shot and killed after jumping in front of teenagers to protect them. "I expect that these critical regulations will be finalized. very soon", Trump said during an event at the White House honoring first responders.

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  • Trump Directs Justice Dept. to Propose Regulations Banning Bump Stocks
Trump Directs Justice Dept. to Propose Regulations Banning Bump Stocks

He has spoken to Republican Senator John Cornyn about a bipartisan bill he helped introduce, a statement said . Although the former student who shot dead 17 people in Florida last week did not use bump stocks, there has been a renewed focus on the devices because outlawing them is a rare point of agreement between Democrats, some Republica...

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  • Trump questions why Obama administration is not subject of Russian Federation investigation
Trump questions why Obama administration is not subject of Russian Federation investigation

A day after those comments, Trump fired off a series of tweets criticizing Sessions. Trump also raged against law enforcement over an Obama-era payment to Iran. The President spent much of the summer attacking Sessions for failure to open investigations into former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

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  • Florida Student Grills Marco Rubio About Accepting NRA Donations
Florida Student Grills Marco Rubio About Accepting NRA Donations

When I'm pissed at you, you know it. Guttenberg told Rubio that his comments about the shooting "and those of your president this week have been pathetically weak". "I'm supposed to go back to school in the upcoming week", said Schachter. A group of students from neighboring schools have formed a group, Make Us Safe, and are pushing for active ...

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  • Trump Administration Maintains It Is Tough on Russian Federation
Trump Administration Maintains It Is Tough on Russian Federation

In recent days, Trump has repeatedly tried to shift attention to how President Obama handled Russian Federation interference in the 2016 election . Trump has previously criticized Obama for not doing more to prevent meddling. A week ago, Trump's national intelligence director, Dan Coats, told senators Russian Federation took "sophisticated adv...

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  • Record warmth and some flooding possible through midweek
Record warmth and some flooding possible through midweek

Major flood stage for the Yellow River is 14 feet and the river is expected to crest at 15.1 feet at 7 p.m. Saturday , according to the NWS. More high waters could be in store this weekend. ELKHART, Ind. (AP ) - Crews are using boats to help northern IN residents amid flooding from melting snow and heavy rain moving across the Midwest.

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  • India arrests 6 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case
India arrests 6 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case

The CBI has arrested a dozen bank officials and employees linked to the high-profile jewellers since the PNB announced last week it had detected fraud of nearly $1.8 billion at the Mumbai branch. The agency has so far seized gems and jewellery valued at around Rs5,671 crore. Modi is understood to have left India last month and is now incognito,...

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  • Trump is reportedly mulling raising the age limit for purchasing guns
Trump is reportedly mulling raising the age limit for purchasing guns

Watch above, via The White House . Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Samuel Zeif wipes tears next to Nicole Hockley of Sandy Hook Promise as US President Donald Trump hosts a listening session with high school shooting survivors and students to discuss school safety at the White House in Washington , US.

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  • Explosive device thrown at US embassy building in Montenegro
Explosive device thrown at US embassy building in Montenegro

The embassy, located in Montenegro's capital Podgorica, issued a statement early Thursday morning saying there was "an active security situation" near the building. The area was sealed off by police, and the embassy warned Americans to avoid the area because of "an active security situation". The police blocked Revolution Boulevard where the co...

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  • 5 year jail term for Bahrain activist Nabeel Rajab
5 year jail term for Bahrain activist Nabeel Rajab

Rajab's charges include a social media post in March 26, 2015, the day Saudi Arabia launched in invasion of Yemen, criticising wars that "bring hatred, destruction and horrors". The man was previously handed a three year prison sentence in 2012 for allegedly instigating clashes beween police and protesters, whilst already serving a three-month sent...

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  • Nevada sees increase in students earning passing AP exam scores
Nevada sees increase in students earning passing AP exam scores

Two Virginia school divisions - Loudoun County and Radford - earned spots on the College Board's AP honor roll by increasing the percentage of students earning scores of three or higher while also expanding access to AP courses for minority students.

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  • 18 injured after reports of ferry explosion in Mexico, local officials say
18 injured after reports of ferry explosion in Mexico, local officials say

The municipal government said victims sustained minor cuts and were treated at a local hospital. According to the Associated Press , the explosion left a gaping hole in its starboard. . Local media say at the time of the explosion the dock was packed with tourists getting on and leaving ferry. Authorities are still investigating the cause of t...

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  • Mike Pence agreed to secret meeting with North Koreans before last-minute cancellation
Mike Pence agreed to secret meeting with North Koreans before last-minute cancellation

Tensions on the Korean peninsula have eased since previous year resulting in inter-Korean talks and the North sending a high-level delegation led by Kim Yo-jong, the sister of leader Kim Jong-un, and athletes to the Winter Olympics . "The President made a decision that if they wanted to talk, we would deliver our uncompromising message", Mr Ayer...

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  • Trump Drags Sessions Into His Meltdown Over Russian Meddling
Trump Drags Sessions Into His Meltdown Over Russian Meddling

Trump tweeted Wednesday . "Why didn't Obama do something about the meddling?" He said: "Why aren't Dem crimes under investigation?" Trump tweeted last May. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday that Trump has been "extremely tough on Russian Federation", pointing to a boost in US military spending, energy exports to ...

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  • Funerals: Grieving Teens, Raw Emotions After School Shooting
Funerals: Grieving Teens, Raw Emotions After School Shooting

The Leon County school superintendent allowed students to leave class to take part in an anti-gun rally outside the Capitol. In a follow-up statement on Wednesday, Gray said the original letter was created to let parents know that the walkout next month was planned by an outside group with no connection to the school.

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  • 19 people injured in bomb explosion
19 people injured in bomb explosion

Among the injured were 7 Army personnel and 5 Air Force personnel. There were frequent bomb explosions on public transportation during the country's long civil war , but Brig Atapattu said there was no evidence of terrorist involvement. Initial investigations conducted by police have revealed that the fire that engulfed a bus at Kahagolla in Diy...

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  • Sanders says Trump wasn't blaming Florida shooting on FBI Russia investigation
Sanders says Trump wasn't blaming Florida shooting on FBI Russia investigation

U.S. President Donald trump has accused his predecessor Barack Obama that he is not prevented Russian intervention in the elections in 2016. In a rapid-fire series of tweets from his Palm Beach estate, the president unloaded over the Russia investigation, days after an indictment from special counsel Robert Mueller charged 13 Russians w...

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  • NWS: Yellow River in Knox reaches major flood stage
NWS: Yellow River in Knox reaches major flood stage

Major flood stage for the Yellow River is 14 feet and the river is expected to crest at 15.1 feet at 7 p.m. Saturday, according to the NWS. With that being said, flooding concerns will still be full force as lots of local rivers will be getting close to or starting to crest.

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  • USA govt.: N.Korea cancelled meeting with Pence
USA govt.: N.Korea cancelled meeting with Pence

A Trump administration official said the US had expected the meeting to occur February 10, the last day of Pence's three-day visit to the Olympic Games . During a five-day trip to Japan and South Korea on his way to the Pyeongchang Games, Pence repeatedly floated the idea of meeting with North Korean officials, only to pass up several opportunitie...

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  • Republican Leaders Ask Courts To Stop Implementation Of Pa. Congressional Map
Republican Leaders Ask Courts To Stop Implementation Of Pa. Congressional Map

Republican Reps. Keith Rothfus in the southwest part of the state and Scott Perry in southern Pennsylvania were given less Republican-leaning districts and could face more competitive races. Republicans in the Pennsylvania state legislature have asked the U.S. Supreme Court for an emergency stay, while another challenge is planned for federal cou...

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  • Mueller Looking At Whether Manafort Promised Lender A White House Gig
Mueller Looking At Whether Manafort Promised Lender A White House Gig

Federal Savings is headquartered in Chicago's Fulton Market District at 300 N. Elizabeth St. U.S. investigators now say that Manafort used "doctored profit and loss statements" to secure loans from The Federal Savings Bank. NBC News, citing two sources, said that federal investigators are investigating a possible "quid pro quo" deal between Manafor...

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  • Latvia improves in corruption perception rankings
Latvia improves in corruption perception rankings

In the 2016 rankings released last year Latvia was in the 44th place in the Anti-Corruption Index, in the 2017 rankings this year it was in joint 40th place along with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and just ahead of Cyprus. For the first time, Transparency International examined the relationship between corruption levels and the degree of fr...

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  • Senate Passes Budget Bill That Cuts 2 Percent From State Agencies
Senate Passes Budget Bill That Cuts 2 Percent From State Agencies

The state Senate must still approve the change before the bill goes to Gov. Eric Holcomb, who plans to sign it. "It's been a long time coming, but I'm hoping his is the year we actually see something happen that helps to both modernize our regulatory environment and by that modernize our grid to the benefit of all the rate payers", said Sen.

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