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Int'l Football Federation released promotional video for FIFA World Cup

Int'l Football Federation released promotional video for FIFA World Cup

The Russian military budget, reduced to 2.77 trillion rubles ($48.5 billion) this year from 3.05 trillion rubles in 2017 amid belt-tightening because of a stagnant economy, is a fraction of USA defens...

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Regime attacks kill 38 civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Regime attacks kill 38 civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

The area of Eastern Ghouta near the capital Damascus has been the target of bombardment for months, with attacks by the Syrian government and Russian Federation escalating in February. Assad dismi...

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During Nepal visit, Pak PM to discuss ways of invigorating Saarc

During Nepal visit, Pak PM to discuss ways of invigorating Saarc

Ways to reinvigorate SAARC as an important regional organization will also be discussed. Three other SAARC members joined India, resulting in the cancellation of the summit. Abbasi will also hold meet...

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HC seeks ED response in Nirav Modi case

HC seeks ED response in Nirav Modi case

The bench, however, refused to stay ED's probe and seizure of Nirav Modi firm's assets. In its plea, Firestar Diamond challenged the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act that allow...

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Tehmina Janjua in U.S. to hold dialogue with civil, military leadership

Tehmina Janjua in U.S. to hold dialogue with civil, military leadership

The Afghan Taliban have yet to formally respond to the offer. Pakistan?s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua is set to hold talks here with senior officials of the Trump administration on a host of bil...

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United Kingdom minister urges 'cool head' in Russian ex-spy case

United Kingdom minister urges 'cool head' in Russian ex-spy case

Russian Federation has denied knowing anything about the case. Russian Federation has denied any involvement, but counter terrorism police have taken over the investigation. The intelligence service...

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Trump Jokingly Suggests Overturning The Two-Term Limit For Presidents

Trump Jokingly Suggests Overturning The Two-Term Limit For Presidents

For more than two decades Chinese presidents have been limited to two five-year terms, said CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy, reporting from Beijing . In line with Xi's vision of turning China into...

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Trump administration to allow elephant trophy imports on 'case-by-case basis'

Trump administration to allow elephant trophy imports on 'case-by-case basis'

But it has now emerged that earlier this month, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said in a memorandum that the importation of elephant trophies will now be approved on a "case-by-case basis". "Elephant...

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U.S. sues California over pro-immigrant laws

U.S. sues California over pro-immigrant laws

Cities and states were also required to certify that they complied with a particular federal immigration law. The bill further directs our Attorney General to promulgate model policies for local and s...

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Houses of Parliament adjourned amid protests

Houses of Parliament adjourned amid protests

YSR Congress, Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) and the Congress members stalled proceedings in both houses of Parliament for the second day on Tuesday. Vinod pointed out that almost 10 months had pass...

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Bryant won't be going to Senate

Bryant won't be going to Senate

Questions still loom as to who Gov. Bryant will appoint to fill Senator Thad Cochran's seat in the U.S. Senate after Cochran announced he would be stepping down on Monday. Espy in 1986 became the ...

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Notification issued for elections to 3 Rajya Sabha seats in Odisha

Notification issued for elections to 3 Rajya Sabha seats in Odisha

Congress plans to field a Muslim and a Lingayat for the two seats it is sure to win in Karnataka. Himachal Pradesh election committee of the BJP which met in Shimla on Monday, has forwarded its recomm...

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Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots Total Over $600 Million

Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots Total Over $600 Million

Two jumbo jackpots are up for grabs this week, with a combined winnings of over $600 million. Winners have one year from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes. CNN reported in January that ...

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CBI arrests VP of Mehul Choksi's Gitanjali Group in PNB scam

CBI arrests VP of Mehul Choksi's Gitanjali Group in PNB scam

He returned to India today (Tuesday) when he was detained. According to the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI, the government-run PNB official Gokulnath Shetty would return these documents to t...

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Shipwreck at Short Sands Beach Uncovered Again by Nor'easter

Shipwreck at Short Sands Beach Uncovered Again by Nor'easter

Leith Smith, a historical archaeologist with the Marine Preservation Commission, told NewsCenterMaine.com that the 51-foot-long hull is believed to be a late colonial or early post-colonial sloop ,...

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Turkey to set up refugee camps near Syria's Idlib

Ankara has been waging the so-called Operation Olive Branch against the Kurds in Syria's Afrin region since January 20 in a bid to eliminate the YPG. In the meantime, Turkey's Foreign Ministry Spok...

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BJP warns party workers against vandalisation of statues in Tripura, Tamil Nadu

BJP warns party workers against vandalisation of statues in Tripura, Tamil Nadu

Early on Wednesday morning, another statue of Vladimir Lenin was razed to the ground by a mob in Tripura. This is exactly how the makers of our Constitution envisioned our great nation to be. Follow...

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Tiger brutally killed in North Sumatra, hung from ceiling

Tiger brutally killed in North Sumatra, hung from ceiling

It was only later realised that the animal was an endangered Sumatran tiger. According to the blog, superstitious villagers in the island nation tend to believe many stories about shape-shifters with ...

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Philip Hammond: Financial Services Can Be Part Of Brexit Free Trade Agreement

Further doubts over whether the transition period will be long enough to negotiate a full trade deal - the EU-Canada agreement took seven years to craft - are also growing. "Our markets are already de...

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Former Trump campaign aide wavers on defying Mueller inquiry

Former Trump campaign aide wavers on defying Mueller inquiry

Later, in an interview with USA TODAY, he reiterated that he would not cooperate. "Why do I have to do it?" Nunberg, who, CNN reported , has already met with investigators, went on a multihour media...

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Yo-Yo Ma performs for California siblings held captive

Yo-Yo Ma performs for California siblings held captive

Just days before her escape, she posted a video for a song called "What's Wrong With Me?" One line goes, "You said you would never hurt me, you said you would never put me through that". Investigato...

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Kansas man admits to shooting Indian tech workers in bar

Kansas man admits to shooting Indian tech workers in bar

He also faces charges of hate crime and possession of a firearm, the New York Times reported. Witnesses said Purinton, who is white, yelled racial slurs before he fatally shot Srinivas Kuchibhotla...

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Bond film volcano erupts

Bond film volcano erupts

A Japanese volcano which featured in a 1960s James Bond movie shot smoke and ash thousands of meters into the sky on Tuesday, prompting the cancellation of flights to and from a nearby airport, wi...

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1 officer killed, 2 injured in Clinton shooting

1 officer killed, 2 injured in Clinton shooting

The officers then engaged the suspect, entering the home in an attempt to apprehend the shooter. A Clinton, Mo. police officer was killed in a shooting Tuesday. One officer has died, Missouri State ...

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Fall in child marriages in South Asia leads to global decline

Fall in child marriages in South Asia leads to global decline

Marriages of girls in India have come down by almost half in the past 10 years, Unicef said. In South Asia , better female education and public communication about the illegality of child marr...

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Massive natural disaster strikes Papua New Guinea - 18 dead

Massive natural disaster strikes Papua New Guinea - 18 dead

The death toll in Papua New Guinea following last week's devastating magnitude-7.5 natural disaster has risen to at least 75, authorities said Tuesday. "Over the last few days we've been working clo...

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International Women's Day: Here's everything you need to know

International Women's Day: Here's everything you need to know

President Weah is to also deliver a special statement in commemoration of International Women's Day schedule to take place at the SKD Sports Complex beginning at 8:00 A.M. The idea to make the day an ...

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East Timor and Australia sign maritime boundary treaty in NY

East Timor and Australia sign maritime boundary treaty in NY

The new treaty ends a long conflict between Australia and East Timor, which became independent from Indonesia in 2002. Guterres congratulated the two countries for their joint efforts to achieve a m...

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Ex-Obama Officials Face Off In Democratic Primary In Texas

Ex-Obama Officials Face Off In Democratic Primary In Texas

Experts say the case will most likely end in Democrats' favor. Cruz still has the edge for re-election, but O'Rourke has been mounting a surprisingly strong campaign and gaining attention. "I want t...

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Trump calls North Korea talks offer 'sincere'

Trump calls North Korea talks offer 'sincere'

It's a fraction of what it once was. During a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven , the president told reporters that "everybody" wants to work in his White House. Pr...

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