• Bill Kelly: Federal budget follows a familiar formula
Bill Kelly: Federal budget follows a familiar formula

SSHRC will administer this new fund, pegged at $275 million over five years, and then $65 million a year thereafter. That overarching theme of gender equality aside, the budget is also a smattering of smaller measures. The government will confront sexual harassment in the workplace by increasing legal aid funding to support victims. A tax incr...

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  • States might do more than Trump and Congress on guns
States might do more than Trump and Congress on guns

Trump pointed to the shooter in the Parkland case, citing the red flags and calls from neighbors - all warning signs that law enforcement failed to follow up on. At a White House meeting, he called on Sens. Several aides in touch with the White House on guns say the same thing: There is no unified position on where the building stands on the iss...

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  • On gun reform, Trump must show that he's not all talk
On gun reform, Trump must show that he's not all talk

We all want safe schools, mental health reform and to keep guns away from risky people. "I don't think the correct age is handed down by Moses". " We need offensive as well as defensive", he said . Cornyn, the Senate's No. 2 Republican, questioned Trump's proposal to raise the age limit for assault weapons, noting that the minimum age to enlis...

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  • ICE arrests 232 illegal immigrants in Northern California
ICE arrests 232 illegal immigrants in Northern California

The arrests came after a Saturday evening warning from Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf that a sweeping immigration enforcement operation in Oakland and other parts of the Bay Area was imminent. The ACLU of Northern California accused ICE agents of intimidation, racial profiling and "terrorizing communities of color" during the operation in a stateme...

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  • Trump honours late reverend Billy Graham
Trump honours late reverend Billy Graham

The most recent non-politician was civil rights champion Rosa Parks in 2005. Some 30 family members are accompanying Graham's casket to Washington , where he befriended presidents of both parties and counselled others over seven decades.

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  • Thousands pay respects to the Rev. Billy Graham
Thousands pay respects to the Rev. Billy Graham

The practice of USA elected officials and military leaders lying in state at the Capitol began with Senator Henry Clay in 1852, and since then more than two dozen people - including 11 Presidents - have received that posthumous send-off in the Rotunda.

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  • Slovak police suspect investigative journalist murdered for work
Slovak police suspect investigative journalist murdered for work

Kuciak, 27, and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova were found shot dead on Sunday at his home in Velka Maca , a town east of the capital Bratislava , raising concerns about media freedoms and corruption in Slovakia . Another Panama Papers reporter, Caruana Galizia, was killed when a bomb exploded in her vehicle in Malta on 16 October. Aktual...

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  • Maoists including top leader killed in Telangana gunfight
Maoists including top leader killed in Telangana gunfight

The encounter took place in the deep forests spread over Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district and Telangana's Bhadadri Kothagudem district. "The police had caught the Maoists two days ago and killed them this morning in a cold-blooded manner", he alleged and demanded judicial inquiry by a sitting high court judge into the incident.

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  • Defying the NRA, Dick's takes a harder line against guns
Defying the NRA, Dick's takes a harder line against guns

The two companies made the decision after a 19-year-old gunman opened fire in a school in Florida's Parkland on February 14, killing 17 people. Companies are also keenly aware that they risk alienating customers who support gun rights, including the NRA, the powerful lobbying group which comprises more than five million members and has batt...

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  • Texas Part Of 20-State Lawsuit Against ObamaCare
Texas Part Of 20-State Lawsuit Against ObamaCare

In announcing that Missouri had joined the lawsuit , Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley said in a statement that the Affordable Care Act "was never constitutional". "The individual mandate basically went away because there is no penalty". Neither could be reached for comment late Monday evening. And the federal government, which subsidize...

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  • Vice President Mike Pence to speak in Nashville Tuesday
Vice President Mike Pence to speak in Nashville Tuesday

The same day, Pence will also be headlining a previously announced fundraiser for Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts. It is not a campaign event related to Schuette's gubernatorial run, he said. From there, he traveled to the convention center for his speech to the Susan B. Anthony List, a pro-life organization. The vice president is also set to app...

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  • No religion preaches people to be intolerant & violent: PM Modi
No religion preaches people to be intolerant & violent: PM Modi

Modi and Abdullah held discussions on defense cooperation, a twinning agreement between archaeological sites in Agra and Petra (Jordan), establishment of a centre for excellence in Amman by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), and some agreements on health, culture and customs.

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  • Gov. Greitens invasion of privacy trial date set for May 14
Gov. Greitens invasion of privacy trial date set for May 14

The indictment stems from the 2015 extramarital affair to which the governor has admitted. In a January interview with The Associated Press and in subsequent interviews and news conferences, he has declined to say if he took a photo of the woman.

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  • Sridevi returns home, for the last time
Sridevi returns home, for the last time

She was the axis around which our family ran, " he further added. After investigations, the actor's body was released by the Dubai authorities on Tuesday and was flown to Mumbai by private jet. She had been in Dubai attending a family wedding, when she lost consciousness while taking a bath and accidentally drowned. After autopsy and forensic...

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  • American Outdoor Brands -18% as sales plunge, outlook guided much lower
American Outdoor Brands -18% as sales plunge, outlook guided much lower

Now shares of Truecar Inc Cmn (NASDAQ:TRUE) have an average brokerage recommendation (ABR) of 2 number of Recs in ABR is 6 however the company's industry rank by ABR is 209 out of 265. American Outdoor Brands (NASDAQ:AOBC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December 7th. American Outdoor Brands has a one year low of $8.87 ...

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  • Lewandowski's 'heard nothing' from Real Madrid following agent change
Lewandowski's 'heard nothing' from Real Madrid following agent change

Chelsea and Manchester United will battle for the signature of striker Robert Lewandowski - if the player can persuade Bayern Munich to let him go. The Bayern Munich striker is widely considered as the best number nine in world football, with Luis Suarez his main competitor, and would undoubtedly be a great success in the Premier League .

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  • Senate Intel Committee Finds House Intel GOPers Leaked Warner Texts
Senate Intel Committee Finds House Intel GOPers Leaked Warner Texts

Burr said Thursday that he and Warner had met with House Speaker Paul Ryan simply to give him an "update" of their investigation. Mark Warner (D-Va.), the top Democrat on the panel whose texts were leaked, and Sen. The texts "were sent via a secure messaging application", the Times reported, and suggested that Warner was "acting surreptitious...

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  • Rang barse: Festival of colours grips the nation
Rang barse: Festival of colours grips the nation

The internet search engine giant Google marks Holi of this year with a colourful sketch doodle, showing people celebrating the Indian festival of colours with dance, music, fun and cultural events. Friends and family enjoy this festival by colours and exchange candies. All over the world, Holi is going to celebrated on 1 March. Pakistani ...

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  • Senate passes Taiwan travel bill that anxious China
Senate passes Taiwan travel bill that anxious China

Mainland China's hostility towards Taiwan has risen since the election to president of Tsai from the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party in 2016. The United States has no formal ties with Taiwan but is bound by law to help it defend itself and is the island's main source of arms. "We have to use our right to vote to show the world T...

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  • Lauren Alaina, Kane Brown, US-101 snare ACM nominations
Lauren Alaina, Kane Brown, US-101 snare ACM nominations

April 15, will once again be hosted by Reba McEntire , who last presided over the festivities in 2012. Alaina is nominated in the New Female Vocalist category, and Brown for New Male Vocalist . The singer is a 16-time ACM Award victor and has hosted the show a whopping 15 times! The Vocal Duo and Vocal Group categories do hold a little mo...

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  • California family found living in box for 4 years, officials say
California family found living in box for 4 years, officials say

They then encountered three juvenile victims, aged 11, 13 and 14. Deputies conducting a check of the Joshua Tree area noticed what they thought was an abandoned caravan and camping site. The children were taken into protective custody. They lived with their parents inside a shed made of plywood and other materials, the authorities said.

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  • Supreme court to hear long-running Microsoft digital jurisdiction case today
Supreme court to hear long-running Microsoft digital jurisdiction case today

The arguments are abstract - "metaphysical", one analyst quipped - but each side says the stakes are significant. Officials served the warrant on Microsoft at its headquarters in Redmond, Wash., and disclosure of the email content would occur domestically as well, U.S.

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  • UCLA's Jordin Canada named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year
UCLA's Jordin Canada named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year

No. 3 Oregon State, the 2016 Pac-12 tournament victor, still has a championship pedigree. She now leads the league with an average of 19.2 points and 7.8 assists per game. The Buffaloes roamed into the women's Pac-12 Tournament without anything to lose. "All we can control is the next game and win". Last year, OR became the third lower-seeded tea...

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  • Alabama reportedly gets commitment from ECU grad transfer Gardner Minshew
Alabama reportedly gets commitment from ECU grad transfer Gardner Minshew

We have a lot of season left. "Maybe get a more experienced guy down the road, and certainly think that next year we might be in a position to get a really good player at that position who could be someone who could impact us in the future".

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  • Pakistan resorts to firing, shelling along LoC in J-K's Rajouri
Pakistan resorts to firing, shelling along LoC in J-K's Rajouri

Although it is believed to have come in response to 120mm mortars fired by the Pakistan army, it marks the first time in the last 15 years that artillery has been used in this sector. The Indian and Pakistani armies had agreed on a ceasefire along the LoC, the International Border (IB) and along Actual Ground Position Line at Siachen glacier in N...

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