• MS lawmakers approve earliest United States abortion ban
MS lawmakers approve earliest United States abortion ban

Time and time again, the courts have confirmed similar abortion bans are unconstitutional and Jackson Women's Health Organization has already announced their plans to sue if HB 1510 passes. "Mississippians are committed to protecting the lives of unborn children, and this law will be a major step in accomplishing that goal", Reeves said.

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  • Britain First's Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen jailed for hate crime
Britain First's Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen jailed for hate crime

Verdicts were handed down at Folkestone Magistrates' Court, where the pair earlier stood trial. Golding was found guilty of one of the three counts he faced, while Fransen was found guilty of three of the four against her. Giving evidence from behind a screen, she said: "She (Fransen) was making racist remarks: "Dirty Muslim rapist, come out, w...

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  • Theresa May promises to tackle Saudi crown prince over human rights
Theresa May promises to tackle Saudi crown prince over human rights

There are larger protests taking place on Wednesday evening, and demonstrators are planning to line up outside Downing Street when the prince leaves. Protests have been planned over the Gulf state's role in the war in Yemen and their human rights record. The pictures of the crown prince on the steps of Downing Street will be projected around th...

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  • UK: May grilled over visit by Saudi crown prince
UK: May grilled over visit by Saudi crown prince

May countered that her government is stepping up aid to Yemen, also citing her demanding an end to the blockade in a meeting with the crown prince last December in Riyadh. Only 6 per cent support United Kingdom arms sales to Saudi Arabia; May: "Tell Saudi Prince - stop the slaughter, start peace talks!" were the choice slogans emblazoned on the sid...

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  • European Union to unveil approach to Brexit talks next phase
European Union to unveil approach to Brexit talks next phase

President Donald Trump's administration, and by concerns over the impact that such a trade war might have on Britain. The guidelines were leaked to Business Insider shortly before being published . "This is not in our interest". But Hammond said the European Union had sought to include financial services in other trade agreements in the pa...

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  • Sri Lanka beat India by 5 wickets in the tri-nation opener
Sri Lanka beat India by 5 wickets in the tri-nation opener

Perera was the wrecker-in-chief as he took the attack to the opposition despite losing partners at the other end. However, what was to follow is something the Indians would not have imagined. Earlier today, Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to field first. "Not anxious about losing the toss ". In the first match of the tri-nation series, wh...

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  • Reports indicate Toronto police interviewed McArthur years before arrest
Reports indicate Toronto police interviewed McArthur years before arrest

News of the professional standards investigation comes amid multiple media reports suggesting that McArthur was interviewed by police years before his arrest. At the time, police said they had no evidence of foul play in the Project Houston investigation, which also looked into the disappearances of Kayhan and Abdulbasir Faizi, 44, whose case remai...

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  • Texas Primary Election Results
Texas Primary Election Results

And: In what might be the most closely watched statewide race, incumbent George P. Bush , the scion of a political dynasty, faces three GOP challengers including his own predecessor. For her part, Moser turned the flap into a television ad blasting Washington for meddling. Veronica Escobar of El Paso and state Sen. It appears Craddick will fac...

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  • Biplab Deb to take oath as Tripura CM on 9th
Biplab Deb to take oath as Tripura CM on 9th

BJP national secretary H Raja's statement on social media that it was now the turn of Periyar statues in Tamil Nadu raged a debate, with Raja drawing flak from opposition parties. The statue would be handed over to the authorities of the Belonia Municipal Corporation, he said. It would support the government from outside if its conditions were not ...

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  • Chao: Trump concerned about 'viability' of key Gateway projects
Chao: Trump concerned about 'viability' of key Gateway projects

But she spent much of the time confirming and defending the administration's attempt to kill a NY and New Jersey rail program. "Yes, the president is concerned about the viability of this project and the fact that NY and New Jersey have no skin in the game", Chao replied.

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  • Rohingya crisis: United Nations envoy says refugees facing 'forced starvation'
Rohingya crisis: United Nations envoy says refugees facing 'forced starvation'

Aung San Suu Kyi has reportedly refused to say the word "Rohingya" in public appearances, and private talk of the "ethnic cleansing", as the USA has called it, makes her angry. "Silence encourages the tormenter, never the tormented", the museum added in its press statement, quoting Elie Wiesel. Some 700,000 Muslim Rohingya have fled Buddhist-ma...

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  • BSF jawan loses 7 days' pay for referring to Modi without 'Shri'
BSF jawan loses 7 days' pay for referring to Modi without 'Shri'

BSF said in a tweet that the concerned commandant has been cautioned for not dealing with the matter judiciously. The incident happened in BSF's 15 Battalion Headquarters in Mahatpur, Nadia in West Bengal on February 21 while the jawans were performing zero parade, an assembly where jawans report to seniors about their official activities.

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  • RBI penalises Axis Bank, IOB for violating NPA, KYC norms
RBI penalises Axis Bank, IOB for violating NPA, KYC norms

In a reply to stock exchanges, ICICI Bank said it is a part of the working capital lender consortium, adding its exposure is not the highest. Indian investigators have so far arrested almost 20 people, including some senior executives of companies owned by Modi and Choksi as well as high-ranking officials of the Punjab National Bank, in the bank ...

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  • DeKalb Water Main Break Open Thread
DeKalb Water Main Break Open Thread

Many homes and businesses have low water pressure or no water. City Schools of Decatur cancelled classes for the day at 9 a.m. Officials said the break happened early Wednesday morning in a 48-inch transmission main in the 5700 block of Buford Highway, between Longmire Road and McElroy Road.

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  • Man leads officers on chase while drunk, is hit by own vehicle
Man leads officers on chase while drunk, is hit by own vehicle

Slowed down but undeterred, Bonsu kept running, the video shows. Bonsu didn't go far though, according to police. He continued 2600 block of Arlington Drive before bailing out of the vehicle, according to police. Bonsu is facing several charges in Fairfax County, including his third DWI offense, WJLA reported . Bonsu tried to evade police in...

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  • Weah congratulates Ghana on 61st Anniversary
Weah congratulates Ghana on 61st Anniversary

President Buhari lauded President Nana Akufo-Addo's role in the brokerage of peace in Togo and appealed to political leaders in Togo to resolve their problems to enable the country leap forward in development. Rather, he said that Nigeria is ready to collaborate with Ghana in the fight against corruption . "Your Excellency I can assure you that ...

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  • Water-saving campaign helps drought-hit Cape Town push back
Water-saving campaign helps drought-hit Cape Town push back "Day Zero"

Maimane said when the decision was taken, dam levels were sitting at 27.2%, with only 17.2% of usable water left. If Day Zero arrives, the city would be the world's first metropolis to run out of water . Maimane, however, said that while the collective achievement must be celebrated, "this is not the time for complacency". In a release, agricu...

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  • Texas primaries: Democrats, women score big in country's 1st midterms under Trump
Texas primaries: Democrats, women score big in country's 1st midterms under Trump

Republicans responded in even larger numbers, passing 1.5 million, breaking the party record of 1.48 million set in 2010. Energized and angry Democrats in Texas , where the GOP has dominated for decades, came out in force to surpass 1 million voters Tuesday - the first time the party has eclipsed that benchmark in a midterm primary since 2002,...

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  • Florida Senate approves gun law reforms
Florida Senate approves gun law reforms

Rick Scott's proposal to add armed security guards, keep guns away from the mentally ill and improve mental health programs for at-risk teens. Scott "is against arming teachers", said Lauren Schenone, a spokeswoman for the governor. "I think we have to call that what it is. No, I don't. But what I disagree with more is the idea of our allowing...

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  • Spring Break! Jared Kushner Plans Trip to Mexico
Spring Break! Jared Kushner Plans Trip to Mexico

Kushner has seen an increase in unwanted attention over the past few weeks after a series of embarrassments. Mr Videgaray lost his job as finance minister over the trip's fallout, but was later appointed foreign minister after Mr Trump's surprise win in the U.S.

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  • Saudi crown prince greeted in Britain with pomp, protests
Saudi crown prince greeted in Britain with pomp, protests

The debate took place as Prince Mohammed lunched with the British monarch on the first leg of trip packed with displays of diplomatic affection created to help the widen longstanding defence ties into a more far-reaching partnership. British arms companies are some of the biggest suppliers of weapons to Saudi Arabia, and the British government has ...

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  • Cashman: Suggestion to arm teachers at top of class
Cashman: Suggestion to arm teachers at top of class

Jackson said there was never a gun introduced into the school by the student at any time and there are no indications that any other students were involved in this incident. Parents are not pleased with the Cape Henlopen School District's decision to allow students to participate in next week's " National School Walkout ", a protest that has man...

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  • IEC confirms Atul Gupta is registered to vote
IEC confirms Atul Gupta is registered to vote

South Africa has opened an inquiry into allegations of influence peddling revolving around former president Jacob Zuma and businessman friends of his, the deputy chief justice said on Wednesday. The minister called a press briefing on the matter. "Following my redeployment to Treasury the matter was repeatedly explained to the committee by the Dire...

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  • President Trump says maybe US will have a president for life someday
President Trump says maybe US will have a president for life someday

In May, Trump praised President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines for doing an "unbelievable job on the drug problem" - a problem that the leader has dealt with through state-led killings that have left more than 12,000 dead . Speaking about the latest turn of events, Trump described Xi as "the most powerful president in 100 years, you know, ...

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  • Saudi crown prince greeted in Britain with protests
Saudi crown prince greeted in Britain with protests

Saudi Arabia's crown prince was being greeted Wednesday in Britain by Queen Elizabeth II - and met by protesters against the war in Yemen. The crown prince of Saudi Arabia has arrived for a historic meeting with the Queen at Buckingham Palace amid widespread protests over the Middle Eastern country's human rights record.

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