• Oil prices rise towards $70 fueling more subsidy fears
Oil prices rise towards $70 fueling more subsidy fears

April WTI oil lost 68 cents , or 1.1%, to settle at USD61.36/bbl. Brent crude futures slipped 54 cents, or 0.8 per cent, to settle at $US64.95 per barrel. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) said the U.S. may drastically reduce its import of crude oil from Nigeria by 2022, going by its projection of becoming a net energy exporter in four...

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  • North Korea faces no more conditions for talks
North Korea faces no more conditions for talks

Asked whether Kim made any mention to the envoys of the abduction issue or his willingness to hold a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Kono said he "will refrain from saying anything other than what has already been announced". But Pence called Kim's offers to cease missile and nuclear testing while not objecting to US-South Korean military ...

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  • NCAA Women's Basketball Bracket 2018
NCAA Women's Basketball Bracket 2018

If we're in the position where we have to play them, we're going to play them. The slots in the NCAA women's basketball tournament bracket have been filled and CT is the first overall seed. The women's tournament begins Friday with first-round games played at campus sites. The Sooners are the first team since 2005 to get an at-large with only...

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  • Hillary Clinton: United States
Hillary Clinton: United States "doesn't deserve Trump"

Clinton, who lost to Trump in the 2016 presidential election, then explained her belief Trump won because he ran a campaign unlike any other that had come before. Clinton also reflected that in a campaign against a reality TV star perhaps she should have been more "entertaining". Whether you see it that way or not, she does seem to suggest Trump ...

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  • Bag may have hit fuel switch before copter crash in NYC
Bag may have hit fuel switch before copter crash in NYC

Nigro and Police Commissioner James O'Neill said the rescue operation Sunday took place in a 4 miles per hour current in water about 50 feet (15 meters) deep, under challenging conditions. "There are a whole lot of questions about this crash", he said. Two of the five passengers were pronounced dead at the scene and the other three were hospi...

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  • Jordan Barnett Won't Play in Missouri's NCAA Tournament Opening Game
Jordan Barnett Won't Play in Missouri's NCAA Tournament Opening Game

Florida State makes the national tournament for the second year in a row and the sixth time in the past 10 years. The Tigers' program was so irrelevant, so far from the tournament bubble and not even an afterthought on selection Sunday, when 68 teams are chosen and seeded for the sport's showcase event.

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  • Police say impaired bride crashes on her way to her wedding
Police say impaired bride crashes on her way to her wedding

One person was transported with minor injuries, ' he wrote. She was wearing her wedding dress, hands cuffed behind her back. Amber Young, 32, was arrested and charged with DUI on Monday after allegedly driving drunk on the way to her own wedding.

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  • Still in alliance with BJP, but will fight for Andhra's rights: TDP
Still in alliance with BJP, but will fight for Andhra's rights: TDP

Protests by MPs on Monday continued to disrupt proceedings in Parliament, where the Budget Session is under way. Similar scenes were witnessed in the Rajya Sabha, where the House was first adjourned till 2 pm and later for the day due to unrelenting protests by members on these issues.

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  • Judge Rules Powerball Winner 'Jane Doe' Can Remain Anonymous
Judge Rules Powerball Winner 'Jane Doe' Can Remain Anonymous

But if she wants to keep her hometown secret, Doe's considerable luck may have finally run out. Doe put her name and address on the winning ticket for the Jan 6. Commission executive director Charles McIntyre says the commission was "expecting a different outcome" Monday and believed the state had a strong argument.

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  • Video shows UFO sighting by Navy fighter pilots
Video shows UFO sighting by Navy fighter pilots

The Pentagon confirmed the existence of the program, funded and activated thanks in large part to former U.S. Sen Harry Reid, D-Nevada, according to similar reports from the New York Times and Politico . The Times later reported that the Department of Defence fielded a program that investigated the incidents, but that it was terminated in 2012....

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  • Convicted 'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' dies aged 96
Convicted 'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' dies aged 96

Hannover prosecutor Kathrin Soefker says a lawyer informed her office that Oskar Groening died Friday in a hospital. Groening never rose above the rank of corporal and said he worked in a back-office role. He acknowledged "moral guilt" and said he was "very sorry" for his actions. Trained as a banker, Groening told judges that he tried several ...

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  • Polls show close race in Pennsylvania congressional election
Polls show close race in Pennsylvania congressional election

Lamb's bump in the polls comes as Republicans have become increasingly anxious about a Democratic upset in a western Pennsylvania district that President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to ro...

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  • EU Dismisses Trump's Car Threats, Vows to 'Stand Up to Bullies'
EU Dismisses Trump's Car Threats, Vows to 'Stand Up to Bullies'

Trump's tariffs are being implemented under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, which gives the White House more or less carte blanche to impose tariffs on national security grounds. If the U.S. is isolated, it could actually be good for Australia. It's nice to see the discussion going on, but the entire debate is another example of...

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  • People's Assemblies suspended as Raila, Uhuru pursue pact
People's Assemblies suspended as Raila, Uhuru pursue pact

NASA strategist David Ndii said their move became necessary after their leader Raila Odinga signed a memorandum with President Kenyatta in a move that has kicked off the process of uniting the country. "We take this opportunity to caution those opportunistic mindsets that will always wish to ride on confusion and unnecessary tribulations of our peo...

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  • Hardin County's State Senator Bill Dix resigns
Hardin County's State Senator Bill Dix resigns

The website did not identify the woman shown in the video but described her "as a lobbyist for various municipality groups ". She did not respond to a request for comment from The Associated Press. A married Republican senate leader with questionable tenure has resigned after video emerged showing him 'making out' with a woman in a bar. To...

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  • Obasanjo visits Cemetery of 73 people killed by Herdsmen in Benue
Obasanjo visits Cemetery of 73 people killed by Herdsmen in Benue

He said that many states in the federation were now involved in massive cultivation of rice. Edward Ujege, expressed hopes that the president's visit would ensure peace and security going forward. He denied insinuations that he overlooked the killings that happened in Benue, saying he is genuinely anxious over them. Responding, representative of ...

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  • Eni sells 10% Shorouk stake to Mubadala
Eni sells 10% Shorouk stake to Mubadala

Combined, the fields in question have a target rate of production of 910,000 barrels of oil per day. Spanish refiner Cia Espanola de Petroleos SA paid $1.5 billion for a 20 percent stake in the Sateh Al Razboot and Umm Lulu fields in a deal announced February 18.

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  • Brown tells Trump California is focused 'on bridges, not walls'
Brown tells Trump California is focused 'on bridges, not walls'

Brown extended the invitation Monday in a letter saying the president should see the state's high-speed rail construction project. President Donal Trump is heading to California on March 13, 2018, in his first visit to the state he loves to hate, since becoming president.

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  • Women's Hoops to Face Ohio State in NCAA Tournament First Round
Women's Hoops to Face Ohio State in NCAA Tournament First Round

GW earned its 17th all-time trip to the NCAA Tournament last weekend when it rattled off four wins over the course of the Atlantic 10 Championship, including upsets of No. The Buckeyes and Jackrabbits will play Thursday on the campus of Boise State University. Bates-Diop leads in rebounds with 8.8 while Jackson tops in assists with 3.9.

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  • Jaitley files nomination; contest imminent with 14 nominees for 10 seats
Jaitley files nomination; contest imminent with 14 nominees for 10 seats

At present the party wise strength in the assembly is Congress-122, BJP-43, JDS-37, BSR Congress-3, KJP-2, KMP-1, independents-8, Speaker-1, nominated-1, vacant-7. Arithmetically, the BJP can easily win eight out of the 10 seats. He, though belonged to Odisha, was elected to the Upper House of the Parliament from Bihar in 2012.

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  • Saudi Aramco IPO may be delayed until 2019
Saudi Aramco IPO may be delayed until 2019

But the nation's energy minister suggested in an interview that the offering could be shelved until next year, according to Bloomberg. The Prime Minister conveyed warm wishes, on his own behalf and on behalf of the people of Pakistan, for Khadim Al-Haramain Al-Sharifain His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince His Royal Hig...

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  • Saskatoon police arrest three in drug overdoses, issue warning about cocaine
Saskatoon police arrest three in drug overdoses, issue warning about cocaine

Police arrested another man shortly after midnight and he faces a charge of trafficking a controlled substance, police said in the release. He noted Saskatoon police are subject to the federal Good Samaritan law, which protects people who report an overdose from being charged with possession, or being charged with breaching conditions of a court or...

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  • Engine glitch: DGCA grounds 11 Indigo, GoAir planes
Engine glitch: DGCA grounds 11 Indigo, GoAir planes

The directive followed instances of the engines shutdown during flights and rejected take-offs involving the A320 Neo aircraft. We have complied immediately. Mumbai, Mar 12 Hundreds of passengers were stranded across the country today as dozens of flights were cancelled by IndiGo and GoAir after the regulator DGCA grounded 11 A320 Neo planes powere...

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  • Russia Says It Successfully Tested Its Hypersonic Missile
Russia Says It Successfully Tested Its Hypersonic Missile

Presidential election, even as American Jewish organizations criticized Putin for his remarks. Russia's Defense Ministry released video footage that showed a successful launch of the missile hitting its intended target. withdrawal from a Cold War-era treaty banning missile defenses and U.S. efforts to develop a missile defense system. The f...

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  • Colombia Election: FARC Does Poorly as Anti FARC Candidates Look Like Winners
Colombia Election: FARC Does Poorly as Anti FARC Candidates Look Like Winners

Doctors at the Shaio Clinic in Bogota who operated on the former commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ( FARC ), said Timochenko was safe to leave the hospital following his "immediate in-hospital recuperation phase". Petro's promise of a "social economy" that would raise taxes and shift away from oil, Colombia's top export, t...

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