• Obama did nothing about Russian meddling, says Trump
Obama did nothing about Russian meddling, says Trump

The FBI was monitoring Trump associate Carter Page for a short time as a possible link between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. And you call Obama's actions of trying to protect America "bigger than Watergate!" Trump however has consistently questioned the FBI and Justice Department's investigations into his campaign and has decried...

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  • China to increase 2018 defence budget by 8.1%
China to increase 2018 defence budget by 8.1%

The figure released in a report Monday to the ceremonial National People's Congress is an increase from past year, when finance ministry officials told the Associated Press the budget was rising 7 percent to 1.044 trillion yuan ($151 billion).

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  • BJP ally in Tripura demands separate state for tribals
BJP ally in Tripura demands separate state for tribals

Following the BJP's landslide victory in the just-concluded Tripura Assembly polls, a BJP-IPFT cabinet is likely to be sworn in on Thursday (08th March). It is the victory of the Modi Government's achievements at the Centre and the strategies and election management of Shah, and hard work of party workers, he said.

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  • BJP unleashes '80:20' counter to weaken Cong's charges on PNB scam
BJP unleashes '80:20' counter to weaken Cong's charges on PNB scam

By March 2014, before UPA demitted office, the amount went up to Rs 52.15 lakh crore. These "stressed assets" have now risen to 82%, all from advances on NPAs under the UPA government. Prasad attacke the Congress at a time when multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud, involving celebrity jeweller Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi , has hi...

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  • 2 young children killed, several others injured by driver in Brooklyn
2 young children killed, several others injured by driver in Brooklyn

Police officers told CBS that they're checking to see if the driver was under the influence while operating the vehicle. The mother of the girl was one of the three people hit by the vehicle and she is alive, the New York Police Department said.

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  • Houston's Richard Carranza named NYC Schools Chancellor
Houston's Richard Carranza named NYC Schools Chancellor

When it came to Carranza's brief time in Houston , de Blasio pointed out Carranza's efforts to reopen schools two weeks after Hurricane Harvey. The Mayor also praised Carranza's support for LGBTQ and transgender students. He will earn the same base salary that he made in Houston , $345,000. Carranza served as the head of the the largest school ...

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  • They dedicated a song at the Oscars to the Parkland shooting victims
They dedicated a song at the Oscars to the Parkland shooting victims

The musicians were performing "Stand Up for Something" from Marshall , the film about the nation's first black Supreme Court justice, Thurgood Marshall . Later in the performance, the musician also referred to the National Football League players who have spent the past two seasons kneeling to protest racial injustice and police violence.

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  • Mind it! Rajini says can give MGR-style governance
Mind it! Rajini says can give MGR-style governance

In a politically-charged speech, the superstar said that he believes he would be able to provide a good governance of MGR. # 8: 40 PM: Nobody can become another MGR. "I am 67 years now, since you are not doing your duty I am stepping in", he further added. According to political pundits, a huge crowd has gathered both outside and inside the M...

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  • New report suggests Trump personally coordinated $130000 payment to adult film star
New report suggests Trump personally coordinated $130000 payment to adult film star

Michael Cohen paid Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford , $130,000 as part of a nondisclosure agreement that ensured she would not speak about an alleged 2006 affair with Trump . In response to the latest report, Cohen simply replied to the News Corp-owned Wall Street Journal with two words: "Fake News". He also said he wasn't reim...

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  • Steele Says Russia Blocked Trump from Choosing Romney as Sec of State
Steele Says Russia Blocked Trump from Choosing Romney as Sec of State

Former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele reportedly wrote a separate memo in November 2016 that cited a "senior Russian official" who claimed the Kremlin believed it had managed to influence Trump to favor a more Russia-friendly choice who could help lift sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, according to a Monday report from The Ne...

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  • Trump's DACA deadline just passed. What's next?
Trump's DACA deadline just passed. What's next?

One month later, on February 13, a second federal judge issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration from ending DACA. "Although the SCOTUS announcement will allow current and previous DACA recipients to renew, thousands of young people will face a gap in protections since they weren't able to renew until now and there conti...

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  • 'Ex-Russian spy' critically ill after suspected exposure to unknown substance
'Ex-Russian spy' critically ill after suspected exposure to unknown substance

The swap took place on the tarmac of Vienna airport where a Russian and a USA jet parked side by side before the agents were exchanged. A former Russian spy is critically ill after being exposed to an unknown substance in western England, British media reported Monday.

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  • PM speech on housing to set out changes to planning rules
PM speech on housing to set out changes to planning rules

LGA issued a statement on Porter's behalf, noting that in the a year ago councils and their communities had granted almost twice as many planning permissions 0 321,000 - as the number of new homes that were completed - 183,000. May also promised "local communities will be put at the heart of the planning process by seeing to it that all areas have ...

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  • Sunjuwan terror attack mastermind gunned down in Kashmir valley
Sunjuwan terror attack mastermind gunned down in Kashmir valley

Indian security forces launched an operation following the attack and three militants were killed in the retaliation. Besides Sunjuwan, Waqas was involved in the terror attacks perpetrated in Lethpora, Pulwama district police lines and the BSF camp at Srinagar airport a year ago, the J&K DGP said.

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  • Bradley Wiggins under scrutiny for possible drug use
Bradley Wiggins under scrutiny for possible drug use

Former track cycling Olympic Champion Victoria Pendleton says her heart sank when she read the Parliamentary report this morning into doping in sport . Wiggins added: "This is malicious". According to the report, there was no evidence of medical need in the use of these drugs. " I strongly refute the claim that any drug was used without medica...

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  • Utica College Locked Down After 'Credible Threat'
Utica College Locked Down After 'Credible Threat'

Utica College in central NY sent messages on social media late Monday morning asking students to shelter in place. UPDATE (12:44 p.m.): From Utica College officials: "There is no confirmation of any shots fired on campus, and there are no injuries reported".

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  • Nagaland: NDPP, BJP and others elect Neiphiu Rio as their leader
Nagaland: NDPP, BJP and others elect Neiphiu Rio as their leader

Zeliang has not resigned yet, with the NPF claiming that the party would form the government again with the support of the BJP . The Chief Minister claimed that he enjoys the support of other elected members. "It is much below our expectation", the three-time chief minister said while replying to a query by reporters. "But with my past experienc...

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  • Remains of seventh person linked to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur
Remains of seventh person linked to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur

The grisly discovery is just one of a host of details to be announced by police at a news conference Monday morning, a source close to the investigation revealed. Forensic investigators discovered dismembered remains in the bottom of large planters after searching a property at Mallory Crescent in midtown Toronto that was linked to McArthur.

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  • WH Trade Director: 'No Country Exclusions' But Will Be Tariff 'Exemptions'
WH Trade Director: 'No Country Exclusions' But Will Be Tariff 'Exemptions'

Canada's next steps would be discussed after a final decision from U.S. President Donald Trump , expected next week. Asian steelmakers also worry that U.S. "That's an even smaller fraction of 1 percent of the economy", he said. "It hurts the administration politically because trade wars, protectionism, they lead to higher prices for individu...

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  • South Korea meets North Korea ahead of U.S. talks
South Korea meets North Korea ahead of U.S. talks

A South Korean delegation met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday, a South Korean official said, after arriving in the North on a visit aimed at encouraging North Korea and the United States to talk. They traded threats of war and sent tensions soaring before a thaw in the run-up to the Winter Olympics. The South Korean delegation hopes...

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  • Mueller Wants Documents From Trump, Numerous Campaign Associates
Mueller Wants Documents From Trump, Numerous Campaign Associates

Trump has long denied allegations of collision between his campaign and Russian Federation, calling the investigation a "witch hunt". Hicks just resigned as White House communications director last week , claiming her resignation was unrelated to her eight-hour interview with the House Intelligence Committee the day before.

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  • BJP, allies confident of forming govt in Nagaland, Meghalaya
BJP, allies confident of forming govt in Nagaland, Meghalaya

The voting was a test for Rahul Gandhi , the 47-year-old heir to India's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, who took over as the main opposition Congress party's president from his mother, Sonia Gandhi, in December. The NPF won 26 seats and the NDPP won 18 seats. To a query, Sarma said he or his party was not a kingmaker as he was only a humble facil...

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  • Italy election: Five Star Movement vows to not form coalition
Italy election: Five Star Movement vows to not form coalition

Polls indicated the grassroots movement launched in 2009 by comic Beppe Grillo would be the largest vote-getter among any single party. "Be prepared for long and complex negotiations that will take months", said Lorenzo Codogno, a former chief economist at the Italian Treasury.

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  • China to increase 2018 defense budget by 8.1pc
China to increase 2018 defense budget by 8.1pc

Last year's growth target was "6.5 per cent or higher". Noting that this year's increase was roughly the same as last year's when adjusted for inflation, Shanghai military expert Ni Lexiong said China was seeking to avoid a full-on arms race based on quantity of weapons, choosing instead to invest in high-tech systems and training.

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  • Rio, Zeliang meet Governor in Nagaland
Rio, Zeliang meet Governor in Nagaland

Zeliang has refused to step down, demanding that the Naga People's Front (NPF) be called first to form the next government as it is the single largest party with 27 seats. Zeliang that at this stage we can not be friends with NPF". Neiphiu Rio, who is set to take over again as the next Chief Minister of Nagaland, on Sunday said that his priority ...

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