• Trump sacks Secretary of State Tillerson, CIA chief takes over
Trump sacks Secretary of State Tillerson, CIA chief takes over

In a cruel twist of fate, one of Trump's most public clashes with Tillerson came when the president accused his top diplomat of "wasting his time" pursuing contacts with North Korea . If confirmed, 61-year-old Gina Haspel would become the first female head of the Central Intelligence Agency. He stressed the importance of a smooth transition to P...

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  • Trump Eyes Replacing His Veterans Affairs Secretary With His Energy Chief
Trump Eyes Replacing His Veterans Affairs Secretary With His Energy Chief

Veterans of military service ought to be asking an old cliche question about Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin: What did he know, and when did he know it? The Associated Press, citing a source familiar with White House discussions, reported Tuesday that Trump was considering replacing Shulkin with Energy Secretary Rick...

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  • Why is Shiv Sena panicked over Narayan Rane's RS nomination, asks BJP
Why is Shiv Sena panicked over Narayan Rane's RS nomination, asks BJP

Although a campaign against its decision to field a non-Kannadiga, industrialist Rajeev Chandrashekar for the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka, is drawing enormous support on social media, the BJP seems undeterred and defended its choice of candidate on Tuesday.

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  • Sharad Pawar to host opposition meet by end of March: NCP
Sharad Pawar to host opposition meet by end of March: NCP

Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh , and senior Congress leaders such as Ghulam Nabi Azad , Mallikarjun Kharge, Ahmed Patel, AK Antony, and Randeep Singh Surjewala were also present at the dinner. Lalu's son and Leader of Opposition in the Bihar Assembly Tejashwi Yadav is also likely to attend the dinner but there was no confirmation. In P...

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  • UP bypoll counting: BJP leading in Gorakhpur, Phulpur
UP bypoll counting: BJP leading in Gorakhpur, Phulpur

In Phulpur, SP's Pratap Singh Patel is leading by 15,713 with 122,247 votes, while BJP's Kaushlendra Singh Patel is trailing with 106,534 votes after eleven rounds of counting. Bihar bypolls are being seen as a litmus test for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after he pulled out of the state's Grand Alliance and joined the BJP.

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  • Top leaders in fray for high-stakes Rajya Sabha polls
Top leaders in fray for high-stakes Rajya Sabha polls

It is already learnt to have won over four independents in the state assembly leaving it with just a few more votes needed for its 9th candidate. Amee Yajnik and Naranbhai Rathwa are the candidates from Gujarat. The other distinguishing features of the Rajya Sabha nominations from Bihar this year are that there are no "outsider" candidates and no...

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  • NY could be victim of Trump tariffs after European Union retaliation
NY could be victim of Trump tariffs after European Union retaliation

The new tariffs, signed into law on Thursday and going into effect about 10 days from now, impose a broad 25% tariff on steel imported from nearly anywhere on the globe (and 10% tariffs on aluminum, too). "That makes the other guy smell blood, and then you're dead". China created the world's second-largest steelmaker after Europe's ArcelorMit...

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  • Supreme Court says foreign lawyers can't practice in India
Supreme Court says foreign lawyers can't practice in India

The Supreme Court on Tuesday barred foreign law firms/companies or foreign lawyers from practising legal profession in India either in the litigation or in non-litigation (rendering legal advice) side. The Centre, represented by Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh, had called upon the Bar Council to exercise its power under Section 49 (1)(e...

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  • Lok Sabha impasse continues, no 'sign' of govt outreach to opposition
Lok Sabha impasse continues, no 'sign' of govt outreach to opposition

There was no let up in protests in the Lok Sabha as members from principal opposition Congress carrying placards against government rushed to the well of the House as soon as the day's proceedings got underway. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar hit out at the Congress for continuing to stall Parliament. "Congress doesn't have democracy ...

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  • Queer Eye's Tom & Abby Are Engaged!
Queer Eye's Tom & Abby Are Engaged!

He and Abby were previously married, but got divorced years ago. She will always be the love of my life. Jackson picked out a pretty sparkler for his fiancée and shared a picture of the engagement ring on Twitter. Who doesn't want to see the Fab 5 ride back into town to get the scoop on Tom and Abby's roller coaster of a relationship? "If the...

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  • Do Big Sean and Jhene Aiko Split Up Because of Nicole Scherzinger?
Do Big Sean and Jhene Aiko Split Up Because of Nicole Scherzinger?

Entertainment gossip website The Jasmine Brand went into further detail about the rumor, with sources telling the site that Sean and Nicole were spotted "cozied up" in the VIP section at an Oscars after-party. According to the reports, no phones were allowed at the exclusive industry event, but the source claims that Sean and Scherzinger looked i...

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  • Trump lawyer ignores porn star's offer to return hush money
Trump lawyer ignores porn star's offer to return hush money

Daniels' attorney, Michael Avenatti, said she would wire the money to an account designated by the president by Friday if he agrees. He said Daniels' only motivation now is to explain her side of the story. The White House referred the matter to Trump's personal attorney for comment. "As we have always said, this is about a search for the truth...

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  • Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against suspect in Parkland school massacre
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against suspect in Parkland school massacre

Last week Cruz, above, appeared before magistrate court via video where 17 attempted murder charges were added by the grand jury to the existing premeditated murder charges. The commission, a special panel that meets every 20 years, has the power to ask voters to approve changes to the state's constitution. Tuesday's news comes one day before the...

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  • Parents of Chibok Abducted Schoolgirls To Sympathise With Dapchi GGSTC Missing Schoolgirls
Parents of Chibok Abducted Schoolgirls To Sympathise With Dapchi GGSTC Missing Schoolgirls

Tillerson was in Abuja , Nigeria's capital yesterday, where he pledged the support of the USA in securing the quick release of the Dapchi and remaining Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists. But we have been supporting, equipping, training and when we can provide information. "We are trying to be careful". We hope that something c...

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  • Shoe memorial held for victims of gun violence
Shoe memorial held for victims of gun violence

Capitol on Tuesday as part of a memorial display. "I'll travel to D.C. literally wearing my son Daniel's shoes, the ones he wore the day he died at Columbine", said Tom Mauser. The event mirrors a similar display the group put on following the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris ahead of the Global Climate Summit. This activation is a precursor to ...

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  • Justin Trudeau visiting Hamilton to support steel workers
Justin Trudeau visiting Hamilton to support steel workers

On Monday, Trudeau called Trump to stress the need to preserve the "mutually beneficial" cross border supply chains. What he heard directly from the president echoed public remarks from Trump's administration: the USA trade czar recently said he wants a new NAFTA concluded within weeks, because of upcoming elections in the different countries.

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  • Military draft law brews trouble for Netanyahu's coalition
Military draft law brews trouble for Netanyahu's coalition

Haredi groups have been opposed to conscription for a wide variety of reasons, among them pacifism, the importance of preserving Jewish religious studies, and the integration of men and women in the Israel Defense Force (IDF) which flies counter to the sequestration of unmarried men and women in Orthodox Judaism.

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  • Iraq PM lifts flight ban to Kurdish region's airports
Iraq PM lifts flight ban to Kurdish region's airports

Iraq's Kurds overwhelmingly backed independence from federal Iraq in the September 25 vote. At a joint press conference with KRG Finance Minister Rebaz Hamlan, Iraqi Central Bank Governor Ali Mohsen al-Alaq said the KRG had voluntarily surrendered its right to operate, regulate and supervise local banks to the central government in Baghdad.

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  • Winter Storm Warning & More Rain & Snow on The Way
Winter Storm Warning & More Rain & Snow on The Way

And even though we set our clocks ahead and spring is right around the corner, winter is not over yet as a chance of snow moves in for the beginning of the workweek. There will be a 20 percent chance of rain. Saturday Night And Sunday Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. After a chilly, but rather sunny weekend, the clouds increase...

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  • Winter Storm Skylar Expected To Bring Blizzard Conditions
Winter Storm Skylar Expected To Bring Blizzard Conditions

Blizzard warnings are in effect through Tuesday morning for parts of MA and Rhode Island, with winter storm warnings in effect for much of the Northeast. During a press conference Monday evening, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said the coast is expected to see heavier snow than other parts of the state.

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  • Former Cuomo top aide found guilty on 3 counts in corruption trial
Former Cuomo top aide found guilty on 3 counts in corruption trial

He was convicted of two counts of conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud and one count of soliciting bribes. NY state is the most corrupt in the nation but certain members of the Legislature seem in no hurry to stomp it out. Howe, who pleaded guilty to numerous crimes after cooperating with prosecutors, became a focus of the trial when he ...

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  • Kerala on high alert after warning of depression over Arabian Sea
Kerala on high alert after warning of depression over Arabian Sea

It would move northwest and intensify into deep depression in the next 48 hours. The sea will turn rough in this period and therefore fishermen have been warned from going out, the agency said. The Indian Meteorological Department ( IMD ) in its latest weather bulletin has warned of heavy rain, thundershowers and squally winds in southern Kerala ...

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  • Probation in Body Fluids Case at Hartford
Probation in Body Fluids Case at Hartford

To meet the terms of her probation and have her charges against her dismissed, Brochu will have to perform 200 hours of community service and stay out of trouble for two years. Brochu's lawyer, Thomas Stevens , apologized on her behalf, saying his client wanted to apologize sooner, but that he directed her to hold off out of concern that Rowe wo...

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  • Tamil Nadu forest fire: Tourist guide arrested
Tamil Nadu forest fire: Tourist guide arrested

According to the official, one person after getting admitted to the Government Hospital in Madurai got himself transferred to a private hospital and another person left for Chennai . The fatalities include 4 women, 4 men and a child and took place due to burn injuries. The trekkers were caught in the forest fire in Kurangani Kozhukumalai hill ra...

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  • Ashton Whiteley - EU Rejects Open Market Access for UK
Ashton Whiteley - EU Rejects Open Market Access for UK

The survey by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is for businesses that offer their financial services under European Union "passporting" rules to customers in Britain from a base in another member state. He also said that while the European Union respects the result of the Brexit referendum , the same should be said for the British in respec...

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