• UP bypoll results 2018: Yogi Adityanath Loses His 'Ashram'
UP bypoll results 2018: Yogi Adityanath Loses His 'Ashram'

The polls were necessitated by the resignation of Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath and Phulpur MP Keshav Prasad Maurya after they became the state's chief minister and deputy chief minister, respectively. The SP's electoral understanding with Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party and tie-up with local satraps appeared to have paid dividends, prompti...

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  • US threatens unilateral action to end Syria chemical attacks
US threatens unilateral action to end Syria chemical attacks

With Russian support, Assad forces have retaken almost 60 percent of eastern Ghouta . It would also protect UN-designated terrorists - like the group formerly known as Al-Nusra Front, which Russian Federation says is playing the lead role in this area - and give the militants time to regroup.

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  • Australia considers fast-track visas for white South African farmers
Australia considers fast-track visas for white South African farmers

The South African government has criticised reports that Australia wants to offer special attention to white South African farmers, who apply for visas to travel to that country. South African government spokesman Ndivhuwo Mabaya told BBC that no country should think anyone is being subjected to this kind of danger. "That threat does not exis...

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  • Thompson defends ex-Liverpool teammate Carragher over spit storm
Thompson defends ex-Liverpool teammate Carragher over spit storm

Jamie Carragher's hopes of avoiding the sack by Sky Sports have received a timely lift after the family he spat at insisted they did not want him to lose his job. I wish she wasn't involved. Murphy believes Carragher - whose own duaghter is of a similar age - when he said he didn't know the girl was in the vehicle, but admits what he did was "de...

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  • 'We will all die' if Trump is re-elected: top New Zealand diplomat
'We will all die' if Trump is re-elected: top New Zealand diplomat

Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a former Democratic presidential candidate, and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) ― Beresford wrote , "No it couldn't". In response to a tweet by U.S. A spokesperson for Winston Peters, New Zealand's Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Deputy Prime Minister, said he had been briefed about the tweets and is confident the ministry...

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  • Trudeau discussed with the trump of duty
Trudeau discussed with the trump of duty

President Trump's decision to levy steep tariffs on imported steel and aluminum could well prove disastrous to the auto aftermarket, according to a letter to the president from the Auto Care Association. Trudeau's view has prominent support: A poll of leading economists from the University of Chicago has found rare unanimity on the topic, with a ne...

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  • Catherine Rampell: Trump has been playing right into China's hands
Catherine Rampell: Trump has been playing right into China's hands

But Trump said that his country is willing to negotiate with countries that share security concerns with the USA on a possible exemption before the duty implementation, so there is a possibility that exemptions could be given to more countries, including Korea.

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  • Nidahas T20I tri-series, India vs Bangladesh, 5th game
Nidahas T20I tri-series, India vs Bangladesh, 5th game

Sharma has also failed to hit his stride in the opening slot whereas Dhawan, despite his big scores, is not the most reliable batsman in the world. This is his 13th T20I fifty . But the young squad has done well so far in this series under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma who is in great form. The pressure mounted on the Tigers when Yuzvendra ...

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  • Seth Rich's Parents Sue Fox News Over Retracted Story
Seth Rich's Parents Sue Fox News Over Retracted Story

Since his death, he's been tied to various conspiracy theories , most notably the theory that he had leaked thousands of DNC to WikiLeaks . The report quoted an unnamed federal investigator who claimed to have "seen and read the emails between Seth Rich and Wikileaks" and was heavily promoted on Fox.

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  • Ravens Releasing Wide Receiver Jeremy Maclin After One Year
Ravens Releasing Wide Receiver Jeremy Maclin After One Year

Pending free agents are free to negotiate with teams as of March 12, but no contracts can be signed until 4 p.m. March 14. More moves by the Ravens are expected. Considered the top wide receiver available at the time, Maclin had averaged 68 catches, 900-plus receiving yards and six touchdowns in the first seven seasons of his National Football ...

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  • New York Jets, Teddy Bridgewater Working On Deal
New York Jets, Teddy Bridgewater Working On Deal

That means the volume Cousins had will go down. New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola is expected to sign with the Miami Dolphins...while Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler and running back Dion Lewis will sign contracts with the Tennessee Titans...

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  • Right-wing parties lead Colombia vote
Right-wing parties lead Colombia vote

Colombian voters turned to right-wing parties critical of the country's peace deal with the main leftist rebels and knocked the current president's party down in congressional elections, raising questions about the future of the accord. The results are likely to lead to a last-minute scramble among presidential candidates to form coalitions to bet...

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  • Free for all in Gujarat Assembly
Free for all in Gujarat Assembly

The Congress MLA from Rajula Amrish Der came into a defence of Madam and made his voice louder to which BJP members countered with hooting in-house. Following this, Congress legislators Ambrish Der and Virji Thumar rushed to the well and raised objection with the Speaker.

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  • New date in the pipeline for signing of Eskom's 27 IPP deals
New date in the pipeline for signing of Eskom's 27 IPP deals

In the ruling, the court says: "The respondents will have circumvented the process which is now pending before court; and the applicants will have no choice but to institute applications to review and set aside the awarding of the contracts".

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  • More troops sent to west Afghanistan as Taliban steps up attacks
More troops sent to west Afghanistan as Taliban steps up attacks

After many failed attempts at peace talks, the government's offer last month came without preconditions. Speaking at a press conference in Beijing, Roland Kobia said the European Union was not in contact with the Taliban and urged those countries that were, including China, to talk to certain Taliban groups and mediate in the conflict, Efe report...

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  • Sierra Leone frontrunners to contest runoff after first-round stalemate
Sierra Leone frontrunners to contest runoff after first-round stalemate

But contrary to some headlines, the vote wasn't "blockchain-powered"- it was only blockchain-verified, and only sort of, at that. It's been an eventful vote for the country's citizens for more than one reason. "You're looking at a country that you probably wouldn't normally expect to be the first to use transparent voting tech", added COO Jaron L...

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  • Barack Obama reveals his picks for the 2018 NCAA Tournament
Barack Obama reveals his picks for the 2018 NCAA Tournament

Villanova and defending champion North Carolina rounded out his Final Four. Obama, whose NCAA Tournament bracket became an annual segment on ESPN, has Kentucky losing to Arizona in the second round of the tournament. It should be noted that previous year Obama correctly picked North Carolina and UConn as the men's and women's champions. He has Au...

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  • Trump eyes US$60 billion in tariffs on Chinese tech
Trump eyes US$60 billion in tariffs on Chinese tech

But this may be changing. The Trump administration signed off a legislation that would impose tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum. It will also harm U.S. exporters. His many commentaries and essays spelled out the benefits of open borders, including a popular essay titled "The Case for Free Trade".

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  • Army, Air Force sounds major funds crunch; 2018 budget dashed hopes
Army, Air Force sounds major funds crunch; 2018 budget dashed hopes

The committee's report was tabled in Parliament on Tuesday. "Keeping in view the increasing threat perception, which includes various occurrences of external strife and internal dissidence such as Doklam, increased external activities in Tibet over a year, rampant cross border firing, militant activities etc, the current budget is not supportiv...

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  • Report of gunman on Northwestern University campus was hoax
Report of gunman on Northwestern University campus was hoax

Police have blocked off roads around Englehart Hall, a graduate dormitory after reports of shots fired. Northwestern urged students on campus to " remain behind locked doors " but not long after the first emergency alert was issued told community members not in area that they "no longer need to stay behind locked doors".

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  • Stormy Daniels Wants YOU - To Help Pay Her Hot Lawyer!
Stormy Daniels Wants YOU - To Help Pay Her Hot Lawyer!

Apparently, Trump's camp wanted Stormy to sign a new statement because "the press had started to pick up the story, and the announcement of her being on Kimmel made it even bigger". The latest bit of news is that Daniels has now launched a fundraising campaign to help cover the legal fees stemming from her ongoing battle to fight the so-called "h...

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  • Navy jet crashes in Key West
Navy jet crashes in Key West

The F/A-18F Super Hornet, carrying two crew members, was headed to Boca Chica Field at Naval Air Station Key West at the time of the crash around 4:30 p.m. "It was going in to land, and all of a sudden, the whole thing flipped sideways and I saw a fireball", witness Barbie Wilson told CBS News. Photos on social media show a rescue helicopter hove...

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  • Facebook bans far-right Britain First group and its leaders
Facebook bans far-right Britain First group and its leaders

Neither Britain First nor Facebook immediate responded to inquiries about the nature of the banned material, but the Daily Telegraph said they included an image of the group's leaders with the caption "Islamophobic and Proud" and multiple videos posted deliberately to incite hateful comments against Muslims.

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  • Prem clubs on alert as midfielder describes Barca as 'hell'
Prem clubs on alert as midfielder describes Barca as 'hell'

In his 25 outings this term, he's only completed 90 minutes on four occasions and admits he is seriously feeling the pressure at the moment. "Maybe it's not the correct word but it turned into a bit of a hell, because I started to feel more pressure".

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  • Here's the play that got Russell Westbrook his 100th triple-double
Here's the play that got Russell Westbrook his 100th triple-double

He fed a pass to Jerami Grant for a 3-pointer. According to ESPN , Westbrook is just the fourth player to attain the statistical feat behind Oscar Robertson (181), Magic Johnson (138) and Jason Kidd (107). "The fact that this is the 100th triple-double and he's a point guard, speaks to (the fact that) his fingerprints are all over the game"...

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