• N may back Raza Rabbani for Senate chief election: Nawaz Sharif
N may back Raza Rabbani for Senate chief election: Nawaz Sharif

In the Senate polls on Saturday, PML-N-backed independent candidates emerged as the largest party in the upper house of parliament. To a question General (Retd), Abdul Qayyum said that there was no rift in the PML-N, adding that the party was fullyunited under the flag of PML-N.

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  • Here's how Sam Nunberg is connected to the Russian Federation investigation
Here's how Sam Nunberg is connected to the Russian Federation investigation

Then, in an interview with the Associated Press , Nunberg, who was sacked twice from the campaign, acknowledged he was angry over Mueller's subpoena and having to hand in thousands of emails and communications with former campaign officials, but in the end he'd end up complying.

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  • Florida poised to remain on Daylight Savings Time year around
Florida poised to remain on Daylight Savings Time year around

The Official Time Act states that daylight saving time begins on the second Sunday in March and runs until the first Sunday in November. A bill to let Florida remain on Daylight Saving Time year-round passed the Florida Senate on Tuesday.

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  • Trump firm on tariff plan, advisers state
Trump firm on tariff plan, advisers state

Still, concerns over a trade war were far from dispelled, with Trump describing them as "easy to win", repeating his earlier comments. "Tariffs on steel and aluminum are a tax hike the American people don't need and can't afford", Sen. But Navarro , the director of the White House National Trade Council, made remarks less than an hour after the ...

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  • North Korea Willing to Talk About Nuclear Weapons
North Korea Willing to Talk About Nuclear Weapons

Similarly, during a seminar in Washington last month, Moon Chung-in, a special adviser to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, said that he is "aware the drills will begin in the first week of April", Yonhap reported. India today imposed fresh restrictions on trade with North Korea in line with the restrictions imposed by the United Nations, Directo...

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  • US Trade Deficit Hits Nine-Year High on Falling Exports
US Trade Deficit Hits Nine-Year High on Falling Exports

According to latest figure released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday, the USA trade deficit rose to more than nine-year high in January. $400 billion? How would you even know if it had gone down by a quarter of a percent? The trade gap with Canada was the highest since 2015.

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  • PM to raise Yemen concerns in Saudi crown prince visit
PM to raise Yemen concerns in Saudi crown prince visit

His reported comments reflect Saudi Arabia's deep suspicion of President Tayyip Erdogan, whose ruling AK Party has its roots in Islamist politics and who has allied his country with Qatar in its dispute with Saudi Arabia and some other Gulf states.

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  • Boris Johnson just threatened to pull England out of the World Cup
Boris Johnson just threatened to pull England out of the World Cup

Speaking following the collapse of former spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, Johnson told MPs that it would be hard for England's participation at the World Cup to "go ahead in the normal way" and said the United Kingdom would respond "robustly" if any evidence of Russian involvement in the Skripal affair was found.

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  • Cautious Bank of Canada warns on trade uncertainty, borrowing slowdown
Cautious Bank of Canada warns on trade uncertainty, borrowing slowdown

The central bank noted that USA government spending and tax cuts are anticipated to boost growth in the United States - Canada's largest trading partner - this year and in 2019. In its announcement, the bank noted that the Canadian economy is operating at near capacity but slowed after posting relatively strong 3.0 percent growth in 2017.

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  • OJ Simpson 'confession' to air on TV
OJ Simpson 'confession' to air on TV

Fox originally made a decision to pull the plug on the shocking interview, now titled "O.J". Simpson: The Lost Confession? The book was also scrapped amid public outrage. "This is hypothetical. I remember I grabbed the knife, I do remember that portion". The next thing the killer knew, wrote Simpson, he was standing with his shirt covered in blood...

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  • Australia's First Same-Sex Marriage Ends in Heartbreak
Australia's First Same-Sex Marriage Ends in Heartbreak

The first same-sex marriage under Australia's new marriage equality laws tragically ended last week. The couple were married in the garden of their home, a week after Australia became the 26th country to recognise same-sex unions, and a month before services in Melbourne and Sydney that had previously been believed to be the first same-sex ma...

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  • Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince tours UK, US instead of King Salman
Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince tours UK, US instead of King Salman

He added that Al-Azhar's role has been very important in conveying this peace message in cooperation with Saudi Arabia , describing the institution and the Arab country as the " the heart of Islam in the Arab world". He also praised the crown prince's reform measures, saying: "The engagement of women in business and government makes a real differe...

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  • Orangutan filmed smoking at an Indonesian zoo
Orangutan filmed smoking at an Indonesian zoo

Animal activists condemned the visitor's actions, and said it underlined the poor state of Indonesia's zoos. Bandung Zoo has previously come under fire for negligent treatment of animals, with a January 2017 video showing bears in the complex begging for food from visitors.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation paid Best Buy Geek Squad techs to be informants, documents show
Federal Bureau of Investigation paid Best Buy Geek Squad techs to be informants, documents show

Authorities could then seek a warrant to search the device if anything suspicious was found. Nevertheless, it raises concerning questions about potential violations of the Fourth Amendment's protection against unreasonable searches and seizures.

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  • 8 interesting facts about newly elected chief minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma
8 interesting facts about newly elected chief minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma

Sources said the Chief Minister and 11 Ministers would be sworn in at the Raj Bhavan on Tuesday. UDP general secretary Jemino Mawthoh said his party, too, has made it clear during the meeting that it favours a non-Congress Government in the State.

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  • Texas Democrat's Underdog Bid To Unseat Ted Cruz Picks Up Momentum
Texas Democrat's Underdog Bid To Unseat Ted Cruz Picks Up Momentum

O'Rourke raised $2.3 million in the first six weeks of 2018, or almost triple the $800,000 raised by Cruz over that period, according to the Texas Tribune. His pro-immigrant anti-gun stance may be a stretch in Texas, but Cruz's previous comments about keeping Texas red suggest he is spooked by the widespread Democrat support that has emerged in...

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  • 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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