• USS lauds Trump tariffs on steel
USS lauds Trump tariffs on steel

Trump's exemptions on steel and aluminum products from Mexico and Canada did not satisfy lawmakers. Trump also pledged to impose "reciprocal tax" on countries like China and India if they do not match America's tariff. Stating that he wants a lot of steel coming to the US, Trump asserted that he wants it to be "fair". He says America...

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  • Duterte to withdraw Philippines from International Criminal Court
Duterte to withdraw Philippines from International Criminal Court

Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin, for his part, said that President can not, by himself, decide to withdraw the Philippines' ratification of the Rome Statute, the treaty which created the International Criminal Court (ICC ). Opened in 2002, the ICC is the world's only permanent war crimes court and aims to prosecute the worst abuses when national cou...

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  • Arrest made in Binghamton University homicide
Arrest made in Binghamton University homicide

Anderson, a nursing student at the State University of NY at Binghamton, was from Westbury, Long Island. Anderson indicated in the report she was in a relationship with Tercero, who eventually paid her for the damage and no further complaints were brought forward.

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  • Trump not retreating on gun control: White House
Trump not retreating on gun control: White House

Trump ignored their outstretched hand on universal background checks and started talking more about arming teachers. She described the plan as "pragmatic". The NRA on Friday sued Florida over a new gun law signed by Republican Gov. Rick Scott that bans the purchase of firearms by anyone under the age of 21.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 4 IL men for bombing of mosque
Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 4 IL men for bombing of mosque

The men are accused of throwing a pipe bomb containing black powder into the mosque before it detonated . On Jan. 27, law enforcement received information from a confidential source indicating that McWhorter, Morris and Hari were responsible for the bombing.

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  • Grand Alliance, NDA poised for retaining their seats in Bihar by-polls
Grand Alliance, NDA poised for retaining their seats in Bihar by-polls

The RJD-Congress alliance is upbeat after a good voter turnout in Araria , Bhabua and Jehanabad and expressed confidence that the alliance candidates will win. The bye-election to the Araria seat was necessitated after the death of sitting RJD lawmaker Mohd Taslimuddin. Let us tell you that in this tired of the Arriya Lok Sabha by-election...

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  • Angela Merkel Re-Eelected For Fourth Term as Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel Re-Eelected For Fourth Term as Chancellor of Germany

Despite a hard start - former SPD head Martin Schulz first refused to enter a grand coalition, then was forced to walk back on his position, prompting his resignation - the parties are now in a position to "work together constructively" and put an end to Germany's "time of uncertainty", Scholz told reporters at a joint press conference alongside Me...

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  • Zarif opens Iran-Pakistan business forum in Karachi
Zarif opens Iran-Pakistan business forum in Karachi

The move may be seen as Zarif's bid to allay concerns here over the Indian involvement in the Iranian port, Dawn online reported. He compared Iran's relations with India to Pakistan's ties with Saudi Arabia. Iran's invitation to Pakistan to help develop its Chabahar seaport project brings good tidings and may be the most pivotal yet in terms of...

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  • With Pompeo's rise, uncertainty deepens for Iran nuclear deal
With Pompeo's rise, uncertainty deepens for Iran nuclear deal

In the meantime, Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan will serve as acting secretary of State. Trump's pick for secretary of State, CIA Director Mike Pompeo , will need to be confirmed by the Senate. Reminding Pakistan of trying to fix the problem itself, Pompeo said in an interview to the CBS last month , "We are doing our best to inform ...

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  • 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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