• 'A Wrinkle in Time' Review: Disney Trips on a Tesseract
'A Wrinkle in Time' Review: Disney Trips on a Tesseract

Meg is the audience's anchor, and she keeps the film grounded in the moments when it feels too saccharine or ethereal to hold on to. The film keeps you guessing through the whole hour and 49 minutes and that makes it interesting. I really thought she would just want to take it, but she didn't. Galifianakis got choked up when he spoke about workin...

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  • Coffee shop under fire for refusing to serve uniformed police officers
Coffee shop under fire for refusing to serve uniformed police officers

About two weeks ago, Hasta Muerta Coffee in East Oakland posted a photo on Instagram of an Oakland police patch and badge crossed out. "There are those that do not share that sentiment - be it because they have a friend or relative who is a police [officer], because they are white or have adopted the privileges whiteness affords, because they a...

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  • US ban on gun 'bump stocks' coming
US ban on gun 'bump stocks' coming

The devices were used to devastating effect by the gunman who rained fire on concert-goers in Las Vegas October 1, killing 58 people and injuring more than 850. By holding the pistol grip with one hand and pushing forward on the barrel with the other, the shooter's finger comes in contact with the trigger. "Bump stocks are going to be gone", Tr...

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  • Steel standoff: EU, Japan trade chiefs meet Trump envoy
Steel standoff: EU, Japan trade chiefs meet Trump envoy

French President Emmanuel Macron warned his USA counterpart against forging ahead with the planned tariffs, saying they risked provoking a mutually destructive "trade war". The EU exported about 5.5 million tons of steel to the US past year. "This is not the right way to deal with it", Malmstrom told an event hosted by the German Marshall Fund ...

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  • Trump not to meet Kim Jong Un unless Pyongyang takes concrete actions
Trump not to meet Kim Jong Un unless Pyongyang takes concrete actions

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., noted the frayed relationship between the US and North Korea and expressed tepid optimism that a summit could pave the way to peace. "But at the end of the day, the ultimate person to lead that negotiation or that conversation and be at the table will be the president". No previous USA administration has been prepared to ...

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  • Nobody Is Sure What President Trump Will Do on Tariffs Today
Nobody Is Sure What President Trump Will Do on Tariffs Today

America's rural voters are watching and listening to President Trump . The tariffs rollout has been rife with confusion and dissension in the White House. We understand why Canadians are concerned with the NAFTA renegotiations. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called Trump on Monday to "forcefully defend" the interests of Canadian workers and t...

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  • Arvind Kejriwal writes to PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi, seeks meeting on sealing
Arvind Kejriwal writes to PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi, seeks meeting on sealing

Delhi CM went ahead and penned another letter to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged him to introduce a bill in the Parliament for bringing the drive to an end. "This issue needs to be strongly raised in Parliament and pressure should be exerted on the Centre to bring a bill on it", Kejriwal said seeking an appointment with Rahul.

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  • European Union hoping for clarity from U.S. trade talks in Brussels
European Union hoping for clarity from U.S. trade talks in Brussels

He said Canada and Mexico are exempt for now, and other countries could be spared if they can convince the administration that their steel and aluminum exports don't threaten American industry. "We hope that we can get confirmation that the EU is excluded from this", EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem told policy makers, experts and reporters...

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  • France's Le Pen set to field new name for far-right party
France's Le Pen set to field new name for far-right party

Steve Bannon told members of the French National Front, a far right wing political party that has been labeled neo-fascist , they should wear their racism as a badge of honor. That meeting came after Bannon met flew to Italy ahead of last Sunday's national election, lending his support to anti-establishment and populist parties.

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  • After Parkland, Florida Lawmakers Pass First Gun Control Bill in Decades
After Parkland, Florida Lawmakers Pass First Gun Control Bill in Decades

The original draft of the legislation would have allowed classroom teachers to participate in the marshal program, but teachers were removed from participating after Scott expressed his objections. Nevertheless, Democrats voted 21-9 in favor of the new legislation. Law professor Ken Simons of the University of California, Irvine said school s...

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  • UP Congress to support BSP candidate in RS polls
UP Congress to support BSP candidate in RS polls

According to the offer, her party would support the Congress candidate in Rajya Sabha election in MP if all its seven MLAs vote for the BSPs Rajya Sabha candidate in Uttar Pradesh. To get elected to the Rajya Sabha, each candidate requires 37 votes. While Congress' tally in the Rajya Sabha will come down, the party will have more allies as it tries...

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  • One officer killed, another wounded by suspect in ongoing barricade situation
One officer killed, another wounded by suspect in ongoing barricade situation

The deadly shooting started out as a vehicle pursuit Friday night by Pomona officers about 30 miles east of Los Angeles. The man barricaded himself into a room inside an apartment and eventually shot through a door, wounding the two officers, Bergner said.

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  • New Book Alleges Trump Met Oligarchs At Raunchy BDSM Club
New Book Alleges Trump Met Oligarchs At Raunchy BDSM Club

The authors also quoted staffers who said Trump would cut women of color if he thought the pageant had "too many ". Mother Jones printed an excerpt from the upcoming book Russian Roulette , which exposes details of a 2013 trip Trump took to Russia for the Miss Universe pageant.

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  • Indian Coast Guard Chopper Crashes Near Murud in Maharashtra's Raigad District
Indian Coast Guard Chopper Crashes Near Murud in Maharashtra's Raigad District

The four onboard include Deputy Commandant Balwinder Singh, Assistant Commandant Penny Choudhary , Naviks - Sandeep and Baljeet. "All were taken to the naval hospital "Asvini" at Mumbai for treatment and medical checkup", he said. The injured pilot is also being treated here. The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) protects the country's maritime int...

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  • Turkey court demands graver charge, longer jail for top journalist
Turkey court demands graver charge, longer jail for top journalist

A Turkish court has sentenced 25 journalists to jail for alleged links to a group the government blames for a failed coup attempt in July 2016 . Another ruling is expected in this sixth hearing on whether the accused will continue to be held in jail as a preventative measure or not.

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  • World dignitaries converge at ISA summit
World dignitaries converge at ISA summit

Governor-General of Australia Sir Peter Cosgrove will arive arrive here on Saturday on a five-day visit to India, during which he will attend the founding conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) on Sunday, the Australian High Commission here said in statement on Friday.

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  • China has no need or intention to replace US: Chinese FM
China has no need or intention to replace US: Chinese FM

The amount is a drop in the bucket when compared with the record $375.2 billion trade deficit the USA racked up with China past year. China's global trade surplus widened to $33.7 billion from January's $20.3 billion. Trump's administration has faced growing opposition to the tariffs from prominent congressional Republicans and business officials...

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  • Putin 'couldn't care less' if Russians were involved in hacking USA election
Putin 'couldn't care less' if Russians were involved in hacking USA election

He described the Western sanctions over Crimea and the insurgency in eastern Ukraine as part of "illegitimate and unfair" efforts to contain Russian Federation, adding that "we will win in the long run". He claimed it was not Russia's "goal to interfere" and appeared incredulous at the charges, asking, "Could anyone really believe that Russian Fede...

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  • Jeff Flake Drafting Bill To Kneecap Trump On Trade Policy
Jeff Flake Drafting Bill To Kneecap Trump On Trade Policy

There are a handful of Democrats who are on board with Trump's move, though. Sen. European Union leader Jean-Claude Juncker also warned President Trump against imposing the tariffs, saying that EU nations would retaliate by placing similar tariffs on USA imported products like Kentucky bourbon and blue jeans.

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  • Centre consults states, will meet Supreme Court deadline on Cauvery Management Board
Centre consults states, will meet Supreme Court deadline on Cauvery Management Board

Chief Secretaries of the four riparian states-Tamil Nadu, Karnataka , Kerala and Puducherry-participated in the meeting convened to discuss the modalities for setting up the CMB and the CWRC following the ApexCourt order. The board would be a neutral body with representations from all four states. "And thereafter there has to be a regulatory commi...

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  • Parties vying to lure each other for Senate chairman slot
Parties vying to lure each other for Senate chairman slot

Farooq Sattar said he trusted Rabbani. He also hailed the PPP leader's stance regarding the smaller province in the country. Talking to a current affairs program on Geo News, the chief minister said that candidate for the top slots in the upper house will be nominated after reaching a consensus.

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  • Police probing video of panicked horse inside Florida nightclub
Police probing video of panicked horse inside Florida nightclub

This is inhumane and deserves serious attention ASAP '. The Miami Herald noted that there was a Change.org petition to get police to take action against whoever chose to bring the horse into Mokai. The Miami Beach Police Department said it had launched a joint investigation with local government officials. " We're looking at it from a city ...

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  • Florida governor signs 'school safety' gun bill into law
Florida governor signs 'school safety' gun bill into law

I still think law enforcement officers should be the ones to protect our schools. Scott acknowledged the baby step. The National Rifle Association expressed disappointment regarding the gun-control provisions contained in a bill that was signed into law today in Florida.

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  • Mamata Banerjee declares support for Congress candidate for Rajya Sabha
Mamata Banerjee declares support for Congress candidate for Rajya Sabha

He said, it will be an nearly uncontested win for Abhishek Singvi after party nominated him as candidate for Rajya Sabha poll from Bengal. But, Banerjee has made a decision to extend support to Congress itself and back Singhvi, This is surprising as Congress have been contesting Bengal polls as allies of the Left, which are the biggest political ri...

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  • International Women's Day: Kenyan women leading conservation efforts
International Women's Day: Kenyan women leading conservation efforts

Elsewhere in the world, The Institute of Designers in Ireland , the country's largest design association, is launching the new initiative "Why Design" in conjunction with International Women's Day , to raise awareness about the gender gap among Ireland's design professionals.

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