• France to set the legal age for sexual consent as 15
France to set the legal age for sexual consent as 15

Under current laws in France, any sexual act between an adult and a minor younger than 15 can be prosecuted as a sexual offence, but the prosecutor must prove that it was non-consensual. The issue of consent was brought to the spotlight after critics and lawmakers said French laws had allowed two adult men to escape charges after they were accused ...

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  • South Korean envoys to meet Kim Jong Un on his turf
South Korean envoys to meet Kim Jong Un on his turf

It was not immediately clear what Trump was talking about when he said that the North Koreans had called. "Chairman Kim said that even denuclearization could be among the agenda items for talks between North Korea and the U.S.", the official added.

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  • Biplab Deb to be new Chief Minister of Tripura
Biplab Deb to be new Chief Minister of Tripura

His father Haradhan Deb was a local leader of the Jan Sangh. Party president N C Debbarma told ANI, "The elections are a separate issue, our demand has for years been to create a separate state for tribal people of Tripura". BJP had swept off the 25 year old left rule in an unprecedented victory in Tripura. The IPFT on Monday mounted pressure o...

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  • BJP scored ideological victory in Tripura: PM Modi
BJP scored ideological victory in Tripura: PM Modi

During the telephonic calls, Governor Tathagata Roy and DGP A.K. Shukla apprised the Union home minister about the prevailing situation in Tripura and steps taken to control the violence, which erupted following the BJP-IPFT alliances victory over the CPI-M, ousting the Manik Sarkar-led government in the just concluded assembly elections.

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  • Strid Group LLC Takes Position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)
Strid Group LLC Takes Position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. ValuEngine upgraded JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. will post 8.9 EPS for the current fiscal year. Comparing the number of shares sold short over time is a method analysts often use to get a reading on investor sentiment.

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  • Incoming storm could bring a foot of snow
Incoming storm could bring a foot of snow

The Highway Patrol in Minnesota reported dozens of crashes, several with injuries. The snow could become heavy at times on Wednesday afternoon and will last through Wednesday night. and will end near midnight, according to Hudson Valley Weather . UND spokesman Peter Johnson says safety is the key factor in making the decision. Some coastal...

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  • World's oldest-known 'message in a bottle' found off WA coast
World's oldest-known 'message in a bottle' found off WA coast

Between 1864 and 1933, bottles were frequently thrown overboard from German ships as part of an experiment to better understand ocean currents. "We took it home and dried it out, and when we opened it we saw it was a printed form, in German, with very faint German handwriting on it".

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  • Most in Wisconsin favor universal background checks for gun buyers
Most in Wisconsin favor universal background checks for gun buyers

The margin of error in this poll is +/-4.5 percentage points. Out of a wide field of candidates, Tony Evers is best known of the democrat candidates - drawing a favorable rating of 20%, but 66% don't know enough or no opinion on the state superintendent of schools.

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  • Fantasy Cricket: Dream11 tips for 4th ODI--- New Zealand v England
Fantasy Cricket: Dream11 tips for 4th ODI--- New Zealand v England

England now have a 2-1 lead in the five-game series. The New Zealand batsman missed the third ODI loss to the English in Wellington after suffering a quad injury during the second ODI loss in Tauranga. The pitch could be a good one for batting, but early moisture cannot be ruled out, which will assist the seamers. Williamson's superb 112 n...

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  • Marcus Capital LLC Cuts Holdings in Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)
Marcus Capital LLC Cuts Holdings in Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. Its down 0.20, from 1.38 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 4 investors sold GAM shares while 23 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 223 raised stakes...

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  • Parties battle it out for Gorakhpur and Phulpur in the UP bypolls
Parties battle it out for Gorakhpur and Phulpur in the UP bypolls

A fourth consecutive defeat after the 2012 Uttar Pradesh Assembly poll, 2014 general elections and the 2017 UP Assembly polls may prove to be the death knell for the BSP . One must note that the SP had contested three seats and the Congress contested two among these constituencies. Earlier this morning, BSP in-charge Ghanshyam Chandra Kharwar de...

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  • How Sridevi's daughter Janhvi will celebrate her 21st birthday
How Sridevi's daughter Janhvi will celebrate her 21st birthday

The entire Kapoor family, including her step-siblings Arjun and Anshula Kapoor , have stood by her in the times of need and provided a steady support system to the broken soul. "However, life struck with its uncertainty and Sridevi was taken away before Karan had a chance to work with her for the first time", source from TV show India's Next Supe...

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  • SDSU Women Run Away From NDSU
SDSU Women Run Away From NDSU

Western's head coach Billy Wright praised his team for fighting against expectations and putting on one of their best performances of the season. SDSU was never threatened in the first half and led the game for 39:08. South Dakota scored the first seven points of the game and had additional first-half runs of 12-0, 6-0 and 10-0 to lead 44-17. S...

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  • High Court drops porn rating on Inxeba
High Court drops porn rating on Inxeba

The decision meant the film was immediately withdrawn from cinemas and could only be viewed at a designated adult venue (sex shop). The matter is now being heard in the Pretoria High Court. Earlier, the board gave the movie a classification rating of X18. The X-rated ban on the controversial Xhosa initiation film Inxeba (The Wound ) was on Tue...

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  • 16 yrs old Manu Bhaker wins Gold in 10m air Pistol
16 yrs old Manu Bhaker wins Gold in 10m air Pistol

But when asked about her feats the 16-year-old laughed them off as happenstance. The 16-year old Haryana girl shot 237.5 points to bag top honour at the ongoing event. Women: 10m air pistol: 1. Within a few weeks, I was told my daughter was shooting like a pro. It looks like Manu Bhaker's penchant for breaking records will take her a long way...

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  • Florida Senate Rejects 'Assault Weapons' Ban, Passes Bill to Arm Teachers
Florida Senate Rejects 'Assault Weapons' Ban, Passes Bill to Arm Teachers

Pelosi says the public wants action to stem gun violence and "the president reads that very clearly". After the meeting Chris Cox, executive director of the NRA's lobbying arm, tweeted: "POTUS & VPOTUS support the second amendment , support strong due process and don't want gun control".

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  • Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner's Business Deals Are Under Investigation
Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner's Business Deals Are Under Investigation

On Sunday Chris Christie, the former New Jersey governor who managed Trump's transition and remains a loyal supporter, said the president's reliance on family members compromised his ability to run the White House. Commenting on the issue, White House Spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders, said that Kushner would continue to play a significant role in the p...

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  • Another Nor'easter Looms Ahead With Nearly 65000 Westchesterites Still Without Power
Another Nor'easter Looms Ahead With Nearly 65000 Westchesterites Still Without Power

The storm brought flooding and heavy winds that brought down trees, with Westchester and Putnam counties particularly impacted by the loss of electricity. Virginia power companies Dominion Energy and Novec Power said almost 160,000 were affected by the storm. While some have gratefully seen power restored, Con Edison still tracks more than 43,...

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  • WeChat now has over 1 billion active monthly users worldwide
WeChat now has over 1 billion active monthly users worldwide

Pony Ma, chief executive of Tencent , the Chinese tech giant which owns WeChat , told reporters yesterday that the app had reached 1 billion user accounts worldwide in February. WeChat , is of course, Chinas most popular messaging app which offers some social media features, the ability to order food, hail a auto, access bank services, file a p...

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  • Iran foreign minister criticises European Union 'extremism' towards Tehran
Iran foreign minister criticises European Union 'extremism' towards Tehran

He insisted that Iran will never be the first party to violate the JCPOA and "considered the agreement effective in bolstering trust, peace, cooperation and regional and worldwide stability". "Europe must put the US under pressure to implement its commitments and not allow the U.S.to make illogical and unlawful demands", Zarif said . Le Drian fa...

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  • Two arrested following incident in police van in Perth
Two arrested following incident in police van in Perth

Attack: Both rushed to hospital by police. Police Scotland told reporters Jessica had been hospitalised, but could not provide an update on her condition as the investigation progresses. Jessica Roe is believed to be with Stuart Lymer, a man she is believed to consider as her soulmate, after she disappeared last Friday. Staffordshire Police Det...

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  • Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold summit on Syria in April: spokesman
Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold summit on Syria in April: spokesman

Turkish and US officials are due to meet on March 8-9 in Washington. Cavusoglu will hold talks with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during his visit to the United States. Solid evidence showing that the PYD/YPG is part of the [outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party] PKK has been put forward. Another Pentagon spokesman, Maj Adrian Rankine-Gallo...

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  • Fire breaks out at godown of Eastel Metal Company in Kalachowki
Fire breaks out at godown of Eastel Metal Company in Kalachowki

As it is a congested area, people living in the nearby residential buildings have been evacuated as a safety precaution. The main road leading up to the spot where the fire broke out has been sealed by Mumbai Police. Sixteen fire engines and 12 jumbo tankers have been deployed. No casualties were reported in the mishap. The fire fighting offici...

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  • Convicted School Shooter Praises Florida's Gun Control Advocates From Prison
Convicted School Shooter Praises Florida's Gun Control Advocates From Prison

Not the police or the teachers, the shooters. Jon Romano , who fired a pump-action shotgun inside his NY high school's halls 14 years ago last month, wounding a teacher, expressed remorse and hope of change in a letter published by the Albany Times Union on Friday.

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  • Fantastic footage shows USA cops saving choking Saint Bernard puppy using CPR
Fantastic footage shows USA cops saving choking Saint Bernard puppy using CPR

Emergency responders performed CPR on the dog, gave it some oxygen, and wrapped it in a blanket, allowing the puppy to breathe normally again. 'Even though we are not faced with this kind of incident every day, the officers reacted just as they would in any emergency situation, ' Police Chief Michael Murphy said.

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