• Details emerge about President Trump's plan to combat opioid epidemic
Details emerge about President Trump's plan to combat opioid epidemic

Trump has mused openly in recent weeks about subjecting drug dealers to the "ultimate penalty". President Trump's plans to crack down on the opioid epidemic include seeking the death penalty for drug dealers and urging members of Congress to enact tougher sentencing laws for drug traffickers, according to Reuters.

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  • Vladimir Putin retains grip on Russian Federation, exit polls show
Vladimir Putin retains grip on Russian Federation, exit polls show

With results still coming in, Putin is looking to surpass expectations by clinching more than 73 percent of the vote. Other examples from observers and social media included ballot boxes being stuffed with extra ballots in multiple regions; an election official assaulting an observer; CCTV cameras obscured by flags or nets from watching ballot bo...

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  • Vladimir Putin Wins, Will Lead Russia for Another 6 Years
Vladimir Putin Wins, Will Lead Russia for Another 6 Years

The other seven candidates are far behind. "I can see in this at least the recognition of what has been done in the recent years in very hard conditions". Observers reported widespread ballot stuffing and unprecedented pressure on Russians to vote, but that is unlikely to seriously damage Putin given his popularity and his tight control over Russia...

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  • Fidel Castro is not Justin Trudeau's father, calm down internet
Fidel Castro is not Justin Trudeau's father, calm down internet

During his trip, Justin Trudeau will be accompanied by his wife and three children. Trudeau is expected to return to the national capital by 3:30 pm and is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 23. Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, Small Business and Tourism Minister Bardish Chagger, Science Minister Kirsty Duncan and ...

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  • MS boy, 9, accused of shooting sister over argument about video game
MS boy, 9, accused of shooting sister over argument about video game

Authorities said they do not yet know how the firearm used in the shooting had been accessed. "This is a very serious situation", he told the Clarion Ledger . "I do know it's a tragedy". The mother of the siblings was reportedly in the other room feeding lunch to her other kids when White's brother killed her.

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  • Television Presenter Ant McPartlin arrsted over drink-driving collision
Television Presenter Ant McPartlin arrsted over drink-driving collision

Witness Jake Spencer told The Sun the Saturday Night Takeaway presenter rowed with officers as they tried to put him in a police auto after he failed a breath test at the crash scene. Get Me out of Here! presenter, 42, was involved in a collision with two other cars while he was driving his Mini in Richmond, South West London , at around 4pm.

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  • Special Status Does Not Matter - Pawan Kalyan
Special Status Does Not Matter - Pawan Kalyan

Not only has the TDP pulled out of the NDA, it has also moved a no-confidence motion against the Modi government in the Lok Sabha. The YSR Congress, a formidable opponent to the TDP, would have made gains if the TDP had stuck to the alliance with the BJP.

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  • Officials recommended forcibly committing Florida shooting suspect in 2016
Officials recommended forcibly committing Florida shooting suspect in 2016

The Parkland school shooting suspect was nearly forcibly committed over mental health concerns just over a year prior to the attack, court documents have revealed. Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of first-degree murder, as well as 17 counts of attempted murder. He faces the death penalty if convicted, but defence lawyer Melisa McNeill sa...

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  • Lalu convicted in 4th fodder scam case
Lalu convicted in 4th fodder scam case

Judge Shivpal Singh pronounced the judgment in which a total of 19 accused were convicted, while 12 were acquitted. The judge delivered the verdict alphabetically but Lalu Prasad - who was the Chief Minister when the wrongdoing took place - reached the court after it was delivered.

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  • Amber Alert issued for missing El Paso Co boy
Amber Alert issued for missing El Paso Co boy

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact the El Paso County Sheriff's Office at 719-390-5555. On Sunday morning, at approximately 7:18 a.m., Nain was located and transported to a hospital in a life-threatening condition.

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  • Nitin Gadkari Withdraws defamation Case After Kejriwal's Written Apology
Nitin Gadkari Withdraws defamation Case After Kejriwal's Written Apology

I made ceratin statements, without regard to its verifiability, which seems to have hurt you and therefore you have filed a defamation case against me. They've apologised for the same today. Amit Sibal, a lawyer, and son of Kapil Sibal, had filed a defamation suit against Kejriwal for alleging that Kapil Sibal had a conflict in seeking to revis...

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  • Australia, ASEAN welcome inter-Korean thaw
Australia, ASEAN welcome inter-Korean thaw

The ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, the first of its kind, opened in Sydney on Friday, in the presence of Turnbull and leaders of ten ASEAN nations including Vietnamese PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc. Officially, the summit was focused on fostering closer economic ties among the members of Asean and Australia, and countering the threat of Islamist militants...

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  • Top Republican says Trump will ditch Iran nuclear deal in May
Top Republican says Trump will ditch Iran nuclear deal in May

US President Donald Trump told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he was demanding "significant changes" to the Iran nuclear deal to remain in the pact, according to press reports one week after their meeting in Washington on March 5.

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  • Russian election: Putin rallies loyalists in Crimea on eve of poll
Russian election: Putin rallies loyalists in Crimea on eve of poll

He called the incident a disgrace, violation of all globally recognized principles of the global law. Millions of ethnic Russians live in Ukraine, but it is unclear how many are registered to vote in Russia. It claimed that its mandate was limited only to observing elections within Russia, while Kiev's blockade imposed on Russian diplomatic facil...

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  • US And North Korean Representatives Set To Meet In Finland
US And North Korean Representatives Set To Meet In Finland

But many experts say animosities would flare again if the summit meetings fail to produce any progress and leave the nuclear issue with few diplomatic options. Presidential spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom told reporters on Monday that National Security Adviser Chung Eui-yong held the three-way meeting with his USA and Japanese counterparts Herbert McMast...

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  • Sweet revenge! FSU stuns No. 1 Xavier, heading to Sweet 16
Sweet revenge! FSU stuns No. 1 Xavier, heading to Sweet 16

Florida State was a 5.5-point underdog to Xavier and kept up the theme of the day by pulling off the outright upset. And that's when Xavier begin to feel the pressure. Xavier had a hard time creating offense in its last few possessions after star guard J.P. Macura fouled out. It appeared the Seminoles would go into the locker room with a lead...

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  • Australian wildfires kill cattle as hundreds of people flee
Australian wildfires kill cattle as hundreds of people flee

Authorities began to assess the area at first light on Monday. #NSWRFS Building Impact Assessment teams are starting work in #Tathra this morning, inspecting damage from yesterday's fast moving bush fire. The Insurance Council of Australia has declared the fire a "catastrophe", meaning claims by those affected by the blaze will be given prior...

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  • Putin ordered to shoot down passenger plane By
Putin ordered to shoot down passenger plane By

I was told: "a plane en route from Ukraine to Istanbul was seized, captors demand landing in Sochi". The pilot of the Turkish Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 flying from Kharkiv to Istanbul reported that one of the passengers was carrying a bomb and demanding the plane to head towards Sochi.

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  • Bashar Assad visits Syrian troops on front lines of eastern Ghouta
Bashar Assad visits Syrian troops on front lines of eastern Ghouta

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the Turkish flag and the flag of the Syrian opposition fighters have been raised in the town, previously controlled by the Kurdish militia known as the People's Defense Units, or YPG. Airstrikes continue to take a toll on civilians, with 30 reported killed on Saturday, but as the rebel-held parts of Ghouta shri...

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  • United Kingdom art teacher wins $1M teaching prize
United Kingdom art teacher wins $1M teaching prize

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, today honoured Andria Zafirakou, an art and textiles teacher from Alperton Community School, Brent , London , United Kingdom, after having been named victor of the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2018.

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  • TDP, YSR Congress pitch no-confidence motion against BJP govt in Parliament
TDP, YSR Congress pitch no-confidence motion against BJP govt in Parliament

Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu had been demanding a special status for Andhra Pradesh and as his demands were not fulfilled, the YSR Congress and the TDP sought to bring in the motion, it said. The TDP, which is in power in the state, had yesterday offered to back the YSR Congress' no-confidence motion but said it withdrew the support as it s...

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  • Ola, Uber may go on a strike today
Ola, Uber may go on a strike today

Starting today, Ola and Uber's drivers have announced an indefinite strike against their respective app-based cab companies. Gupta said initially Ola and Uber had promised monthly returns of around 1 lakh. The strike will be launched simultaneously in big cities like Mumbai , Pune, Delhi , Bengalaru, Hyderabad among others. Out of 1...

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  • Austin police get 370 suspicious package calls, find nothing
Austin police get 370 suspicious package calls, find nothing

Anthony House, 39, died from his injuries in a package bombing at his home on March 2. At least two men were injured in an explosion on Sunday night in Austin, capital city of the US state of Texas, local police said. He said the process is complex, but that it is working for them. Manley said authorities were still trying to identify the ideol...

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  • Sunny and cold; forecasters watching midweek storm
Sunny and cold; forecasters watching midweek storm

The National Weather Service says the St. Cloud area could pick up less than one inch of snow into Tuesday morning. But most of the forecasts are calling for this developing coastal storm to stay to the south and then push out to sea Wednesday .

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  • Nidahas Trophy finals between India and Bangladesh
Nidahas Trophy finals between India and Bangladesh

Umpire Chris Broad has seen footage of the incident and spoken to stadium staff in an attempt to find the person who smashed the door. For several matches in the tournament so far, the result has relied on which team can bat better, since all three teams possess mediocre attacks at best.

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