• Brazil's Lula will not turn himself to police - party source
Brazil's Lula will not turn himself to police - party source

Lula has been ordered to turn himself in to police by 5 p.m. (2000 GMT) on Friday to begin serving a 12-year sentence for accepting bribes from an engineering firm in return for help landing contracts with state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA.

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  • SC sets Friday to hear BJP plaint of systematic violence
SC sets Friday to hear BJP plaint of systematic violence

The BJP has also sought the Supreme Court's intervention into the matter. The last date for filing nomination papers is April 9, the election to panchayats will take place in three phases on May 1, 3 and 5. "It is a rare case where both the BJP and the Congress are on the same page", Rohatgi said. He will pray for a directive from the court to ...

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  • Shares dip on new Trump tariff threat
Shares dip on new Trump tariff threat

With his White House victory rarely far from his mind, Trump praised West Virginia for its support. The Republican measure cut taxes on corporations and the wealthy, and gave more modest savings for many middle-class and lower-income Americans.

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  • Pakistani court bars govt from 'harassing' Hafiz
Pakistani court bars govt from 'harassing' Hafiz

AK Dogar, representing Hafiz Saeed argued that the case is of sensitive nature and the court should form a larger bench. Justice Ameenud Din Khan, who heard the petition filed by lawyer A.K. "JuD dug out 2000 wells for supplying water in Tharparkar, Baluchistan and Balochistan", he said. The counsel requested the court to set aside the impugned n...

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  • Gaza protester dies of wounds suffered earlier, raising toll to 20
Gaza protester dies of wounds suffered earlier, raising toll to 20

The reward system was published on Thursday, just before the final days of the Passover holiday and another mass protest planned by Hamas on the security fence separating Gaza and sovereign Israel under the auspices of the " March of Return" demonstrations.

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  • Michelle Obama says she 'doesn't want the job' of president
Michelle Obama says she 'doesn't want the job' of president

I just happen to be married to somebody who has the passion for politics'. ".She wasn't flawless, but she was way more ideal than numerous alternatives", Obama said . We thought it'd feel fun. 'Over the course of the last campaign, I gave people some indication. This year's conference is being held at Boston's Seaport World Trade Center ...

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  • Broncos LB Miller under investigation for shark incident
Broncos LB Miller under investigation for shark incident

Miller has previously posted similar photos of himself fishing and hunting. As you can see from the above tweet, not everyone was impressed with Miller's catch, and he's now being investigated for the incident. The video shows the shark being released back into the water, but it floats away on its side before quickly sinking under the water. ...

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  • Trump Will 'Probably' Skip WH Correspondents' Dinner - Again
Trump Will 'Probably' Skip WH Correspondents' Dinner - Again

In an interview Friday with "Bernie & Sid in the Morning" on 77 WABC, Trump said it was "unlikely" he would attend the yearly gathering. "I sort of feel that the press is so bad", he said. The then-reality TV star was a proponent of the "birther" conspiracy theory that then-President Obama was not born in the U.S. Trump has called out both CN...

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  • Philadelphia cheers NCAA champion Villanova at parade
Philadelphia cheers NCAA champion Villanova at parade

Action News reporter Chad Pradelli is on board one of the double-decker busses moving down Market Street in Center City Philadelphia. "I know a lot of these Villanova guys", said. Their early decision to switch defensively made for some easy baskets for MI big man Moe Wagner, and the Wolverines guards were spacing the floor and driving right past...

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  • Trade clashes continue for the US, China
Trade clashes continue for the US, China

That total was viewed as commensurate with the economic harm caused to the U.S. economy by China's "unreasonable technology transfer policies", the USTR said. Chamber of Commerce, said Tuesday in a statement. U.S. President Donald Trump signs a memorandum on potential tariffs on Chinese goods at the White House in Washington D.C., the United ...

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  • YouTube shooting: the suspect's final days
YouTube shooting: the suspect's final days

A worker could be seen tearing down the police tape that had cordoned off an entrance to the outdoor patio area where Aghdam opened fire, wounding three people before police say she shot and killed herself. Police officers at YouTube's headquarters following the shooting on April 3. Range owner Jason Remolona refused to answer questions about...

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  • Russian watchdog asks court to block Telegram messenger
Russian watchdog asks court to block Telegram messenger

The conflict between Telegram and the Russian government goes back to past year, when the FSB (the successor to the KGB) demanded that the founder, Pavel Durov, hand over encryption keys to the service . At the time of writing, Durov has not publicly commented on Roskomnadzor's latest action. But a lawyer representing Telegram said any ban wou...

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  • Trump Orders DoD to Deploy National Guard Troops for Border Security Efforts
Trump Orders DoD to Deploy National Guard Troops for Border Security Efforts

Kevin de Leon (D) - who is also a U.S. Senate candidate - tweeted his opinion on the issue, calling Trump's call to use military force at the border "pointless and expensive". Jerry Brown, whose state's designation as a sanctuary state has caused a great deal of controversy. Nielsen declined to say how many troops would be sent to the border or h...

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  • Western Canadian high school students offer services this summer in Kamloops
Western Canadian high school students offer services this summer in Kamloops

In a media release issued on Tuesday, the Ministry said repairs began on September 16th, 2017 and were completed on November 18th. "Any time you can create relationships with students is huge". Those 16 students got a front row seat on Thursday to witness the spectacle. The report said inspectors would continue to monitor student progress at ...

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  • Trump wants to hit China with an additional $100 billion in tariffs
Trump wants to hit China with an additional $100 billion in tariffs

The U.S. tariffs target the high-end technology products made in China . The US tariff plan is based on Section 301 of the 1974 Trade Act that was the subject of a European Union complaint to the WTO two decades ago. China on Thursday questioned at the World Trade Organization (WTO) the legality of USA tariffs, while the U.S. alleged that ...

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  • 4 people killed in shooting at Turkish university
4 people killed in shooting at Turkish university

The motive behind the attack now remains unknown. He said the suspect, who was studying for a doctoral degree, had been under investigation at the university for accusing a number of staff members of being followers of US -based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Turkey blames for a failed coup in 2016.

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  • World stocks advance as trade war worries cool
World stocks advance as trade war worries cool

Trump said: 'If you look at the European Union, it's very solidly against us in terms of of trade, it's very unfair. Sentiment was lifted as Washington expressed a willingness to negotiate, after proposed US tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods prompted swift retaliation from Beijing .

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  • Pakistan to send special envoys worldwide to highlight situation in Kashmir
Pakistan to send special envoys worldwide to highlight situation in Kashmir

The prime minister said that Pakistan's Foreign Office and all diplomatic missions overseas are at all times propagating the implementation of UN Security Council resolutions on Kashmir. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi assured that the government, people and all political parties will vigorously provide moral, diplomatic and political support to the Kashmir c...

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  • Asian Markets Higher On Trade Talk Optimism
Asian Markets Higher On Trade Talk Optimism

Many investors viewed U.S. President Donald Trump's latest tariffs plan as part of his negotiation strategy, rather than his final policy. Facebook, Apple and some of their peers had a woeful last quarter as investors reassessed high US stock valuations in light of a cocktail of negative factors.

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  • Russian Federation aims to bring back grid girls to F1
Russian Federation aims to bring back grid girls to F1

Another former grid girl, Sophie Wright, told RT: "You have handsome, glamorous air hostesses working for the best airlines in the world, you have attractive Victoria's Secret models.", adding that " feminism shouldn't be a dirty word, but obviously it could boil down to that".

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  • PAVSA Herstory Luncheon Kicks Off Sexual Assault Awareness Month
PAVSA Herstory Luncheon Kicks Off Sexual Assault Awareness Month

On April 12, a "Me Too" Flag Campaign will be held in the 13000 Building. Gillian Gullett is a sophomore working on a degree in global studies. Before almost 50 people walked in solidarity of sexual assault survivors, Dusty Farrah Steele - a survivor herself - shared devastating memories of abuse during her childhood and as an adult.

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  • Shopping Mall Catches Fire in Moscow, Casualties Reported
Shopping Mall Catches Fire in Moscow, Casualties Reported

Earlier in the day, around 700 people were evacuated from a shopping mall in Saratov after a short circuit, according to an emergency services source. Russian investigators say they are opening a criminal probe into the fire. The cause of the fire is not yet known. The Persei shopping mall in Moscow was last checked for violations in March;...

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  • Police tape taken down, autopsy done, probe continues — YouTube shooting
Police tape taken down, autopsy done, probe continues — YouTube shooting

The suspect's father told news outlets his daughter said YouTube was censoring her videos . Then the San Diego resident's auto was found more than 700 miles northwest, in Mountain View, California .He called the police to say "she went all the way from San Diego, so she might do something ".

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  • Lalu Prasad's son Tej Pratap Yadav set to marry Aishwarya Rai
Lalu Prasad's son Tej Pratap Yadav set to marry Aishwarya Rai

But Rabri Devi , the wife of Lalu Prasad and former chief minister of Bihar had kicked up a controversy previous year when she had said that she won't get a bahu (daughter-in-law) who "goes to mall" and wanted Gharelu (homely) daughter-in-laws.

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  • Trump sends National Guard to border as migrants vow to continue advance
Trump sends National Guard to border as migrants vow to continue advance

She and other administration officials boasted of a "Trump effect" that saw illicit border activity drop when Trump took office, but said the numbers of illegal border crossings had now risen back to previous levels. Pentagon spokesman White said that "the National Guard's efforts will include aviation, engineering, surveillance, communicat...

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