• Coveney to campaign for repeal of abortion law
Coveney to campaign for repeal of abortion law

Article 40.3.3° reads: "The State acknowledges the right to life of the unborn and, with due regard to the equal right to life of the mother, guarantees in its laws to respect, and, as far as practicable, by its laws to defend and vindicate that right".

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  • China not trying to 'replace America': foreign minister
China not trying to 'replace America': foreign minister

He Lei, also declined to comment on aircraft deployments on artificial islands Chinese has built in the area, saying those were entirely China's domestic affair. "China is upholding its rights and legitimate interests and taking care to preserve the relationship with India", he said. The relationship between Beijing and Taipei has soured since th...

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  • Wheat tweak see 3 million mt more end stocks globally — WASDE
Wheat tweak see 3 million mt more end stocks globally — WASDE

World ending stocks are now projected at 88.8 million bales, almost 300,000 bales above last month. CBOT soybeans futures were lower following the midday monthly USDA data that predicted larger-than-expected ending stocks, due in part to reduced export.

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  • China accuses Trump of damaging global trade
China accuses Trump of damaging global trade

China's iron ore imports in February fell 16% to 84.27 million tonnes from the previous month near record 100.3 million tones, the country's customs department said on Thursday. The dispute has fueled concerns that soybeans, the United States' most valuable export to the world's No. 2 economy, might be caught up in the trade actions after Beijing ...

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  • PSG braced for fine from UEFA for fans' behaviour against Real
PSG braced for fine from UEFA for fans' behaviour against Real

Neymar's Brazilian team-mate Marquinhos has spoken out to advise his fellow Brazil global that he should stick with Paris Saint-Germain's "project", despite the Parisians disappointing showing in the Champions League against defending champions Real Madrid .

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  • The Trump administration steps in to stop Idaho's anti-Obamacare plan
The Trump administration steps in to stop Idaho's anti-Obamacare plan

Seema Verma, the administrator for HHS' Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, said in a release Thursday that the governor of Idaho was informed of the decision. The letter listed eight areas in which the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services believes Idaho's proposed plans would fall short of federal requirements, including rules agains...

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  • Congress-led coalition's will return to power in 2019: Sonia Gandhi
Congress-led coalition's will return to power in 2019: Sonia Gandhi

We have worked together in the past. There are shocking atrocities on Dalits and women. "The freedom to think for oneself and differ.to meet or marry according to ones wishes all this and more are under attack. "But it has managed to convince, to persuade people that the Congress is a Muslim party", said Gandhi when asked about Congress Presiden...

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  • We Change the Clocks this Weekend; Here's How It Might Affect You
We Change the Clocks this Weekend; Here's How It Might Affect You

But its not a done deal yet. Well, once again, we're about to fall for it: On Saturday night (or maybe Sunday morning), we will go through our households and advance every clock (and every electronic device with a clock) by one hour. There's a chance that Florida will spring forward for the last time this weekend. Some cities like NY would obs...

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  • Pyarelal Wadali of The Wadali Brothers dies of cardiac arrest
Pyarelal Wadali of The Wadali Brothers dies of cardiac arrest

One of their most famous renditions is the song 'Tu Maane Ya Na Maane Dildaara' . Before the Wadali Brothers became Sufi singers, elder brother Puran Chand Wadali was a regular in a wrestling ring for about 25 years, while Pyarelal Wadali who just passed away at 75 played the role of Krishna in the Raasleela.

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  • So A Bag Filled With 54 Severed Hands Was Found In Siberia
So A Bag Filled With 54 Severed Hands Was Found In Siberia

In total, the bag contained 53 hands, with another discovered nearby. The macabre finding happened close to the far eastern city of Khabarovsk, some 30 miles from the Chinese border. The other hands are being checked. For now it is unclear when the hands were severed, and when and why they were dumped on a river island. Theories from local me...

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  • General says China needs to arm South China Sea islands
General says China needs to arm South China Sea islands

Contrary to claims made by some academics and media outlets that the strategy is aimed at containing China, the four countries have made it clear that it targets no one, Wang said. China now has the largest middle-income group in the world, with a population of about 400 million , and it is growing fast. The export surge is surprising as hol...

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  • Trudeau Confident About Canada's Position Over US Tariff Threat
Trudeau Confident About Canada's Position Over US Tariff Threat

USA trade representative Robert Lighthizer said the talks had "not made the progress that many had hoped in this round" and said the U.S. was prepared to "move on bilateral basis" if no tripartite agreement could be reached. There are potentially up to 30 to conclude, including a newly announced energy chapter created to lock in Mexico's privatizat...

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  • China warns of 'necessary response' in event of trade war with US
China warns of 'necessary response' in event of trade war with US

The amount is a drop in the bucket when compared with the record $375.2 billion trade deficit the USA racked up with China previous year. China will host the SCO summit in the port of Qingdao in June. A senior South Korean official said the tariffs would impact the renegotiation of the bilateral free trade deal with the United States that is no...

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  • SIT arrests illegal arms dealer in Gauri Lankesh murder case
SIT arrests illegal arms dealer in Gauri Lankesh murder case

Gauri, 55, was the outspoken editor of Gauri Lankesh Patrike, which was known for its frank editorials. SIT investigation officer M N Anucheth confirmed the development to Naveen Kumar. But the defense counsel objected that the SIT was seeking for extension of custody without any new leads in the case. A Right-wing activist, who was being int...

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  • Moses Kuria prediction on Raila, Uhuru meeting comes to pass
Moses Kuria prediction on Raila, Uhuru meeting comes to pass

Odinga told national television "it is time to resolve our differences", as the two politicians made their first public appearance together since the October 26 repeat presidential election past year. "We refuse to allow our diversity to kill our nation", he said. "The US should not be dismissed or discounted". Odinga, who spoke first, expresse...

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  • Kilroy Realty Corp Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.43 (NYSE:KRC)
Kilroy Realty Corp Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.43 (NYSE:KRC)

Tarbox Group Inc who had been investing in Realty Income Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.07B market cap company. The stock appeared $66.67 above its 52-week highs and is down -2.60% for the last five trades. As per Monday, January 8, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird. The firm has "Buy" rating by B...

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  • Netflix Working Exclusive Content Deal With Obamas
Netflix Working Exclusive Content Deal With Obamas

Former President Barack Obama is in talks with Netflix to provide shows for the streaming platform, according to a New York Times report published Thursday night. Mr Obama has long expressed concerns about how the flow of information - and misinformation - has the power to shape public opinion. It's unlikely that the Obama's would target Pre...

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  • North Korea Is Apparently Open To Giving Up Its Nukes
North Korea Is Apparently Open To Giving Up Its Nukes

He said it was particularly important for the USA and North Korea to make contact and engage in talks as soon as possible. No names have been suggested yet, CNN reported . president and a North Korean leader. South Korea has said the North has indicated it is prepared to give up its nuclear weapons programme - a defining feature of its politic...

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  • Iran to UK: Don't Trade Global Security for Economic Interests
Iran to UK: Don't Trade Global Security for Economic Interests

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was due to discuss defence and security issues on the last day of his visit to London on Friday. The war is being led by bin Salman, also Saudi Arabia's defense minister, with the help of the United States and the UK.

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  • A trade war will hurt US: China warns
A trade war will hurt US: China warns

The Trump administration last week asked a top Chinese economic official for a $100 billon reduction in the U.S. Adding to the administration's angst about trade fairness, the US trade deficit widened more than forecast in January to a post-recession high.

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  • Pakistan approves India's proposals about exchange of prisoners: Foreign Office
Pakistan approves India's proposals about exchange of prisoners: Foreign Office

Spokesperson of India 's External Affairs Ministry Raveesh Kumar said on Wednesday evening that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had suggested to the High Commissioner of Pakistan to India in October a year ago "that the two sides could progress on humanitarian issues related to elderly, women, children and mentally unsound prisoners".

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  • Army on streets - Hundreds of United Kingdom troops descend after Russian spy 'poisoning'
Army on streets - Hundreds of United Kingdom troops descend after Russian spy 'poisoning'

Mr Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia , 33, remain in a critical condition in hospital after being targeted by would-be assassins. Police officer Nick Bailey, who first discovered and treated the pair at the scene, is also in serious condition.

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  • Federal government urges Iran to allow professor's widow to leave the country
Federal government urges Iran to allow professor's widow to leave the country

She had earlier tweeted being "outraged to learn that Maryam Mombeini, widow of Kavous Seyed-Emami, was barred from leaving Iran: We demand that, as a Canadian, she be given the freedom to return home". Canada is pressuring Iran to allow the wife of a Canadian-Iranian professor who died in a Tehran prison to return to Canada, and is demanding ...

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  • Tropical Cyclone Hola headed towards New Caledonia after battering Vanuatu
Tropical Cyclone Hola headed towards New Caledonia after battering Vanuatu

It is now 400km west of the Vanuatu island of Erromango, and about 250km northeast of the New Caledonia island of Bélep. The cyclone was expected to veer southeast towards New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands on Friday, bringing severe wind, rain and waves, New Zealand's National Institute of Water and Atmospheric research (NIWA) said.

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  • Maharashtra factory fire: Rescue operation underway
Maharashtra factory fire: Rescue operation underway

The blaze has reportedly engulfed two nearby factories, too. They were admitted to various hospitals, another senior police official said. The loud blast was heard several miles away around midnight Thursday and many villagers rushed out of their homes in panic, the Indian Express newspaper reported.

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