Worldwide


China Temporarily Bans The Use Of The Letter 'N' On The Internet China Temporarily Bans The Use Of The Letter 'N' On The Internet
- March 02, 2018

The Communist Party made the announcement on Sunday, leading to concern that Mr Xi was planning to overturn the tradition of ruling for two consecutive five-year terms and instead stay in power indefinitely. "It is a system created to accord with the national condition and ensure long-term peace and stability for the party and the country", Thursday's commentary said. (more...)
Woman poisons look-alike with cheesecake, tries to steal identity, DA says Woman poisons look-alike with cheesecake, tries to steal identity, DA says
- March 02, 2018

Both women speak Russian and share the same complexion and dark hair. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU's Washington Square News. Officials say Nasyrova fled to NY after she was accused of swindling the 54-year-old out of her money. When the victim returned home from the hospital, she found that her passport, employment authorization card, cash and jewelry were missing. (more...)
John Kelly jokes chief of staff job is God's punishment John Kelly jokes chief of staff job is God's punishment
- March 02, 2018

He made a couple of jokes that broke up the folks in the room but are quickly going viral. The FBI later said it had told the White House months ago about the allegations, increasing scrutiny over why Kelly hadn't acted sooner. The good news for Kelly is that, like so many staffers before him, he might be on his way out, too. Kelly also found himself in the middle of a Trump family spat after he chose to downgrade the top-secret security clearance for Jared Kushner, Trump's ... (more...)
Jury selection begins in trial of Pulse shooter's widow Jury selection begins in trial of Pulse shooter's widow
- March 02, 2018

Salman has pleaded not guilty to all the charges. Prosecutors say Salman lied to authorities about her knowledge of her husband's plans. Salman is charged with aiding and abetting the support of a foreign terrorist organization and obstruction of justice. (more...)
President loses his fourth communications chief as ex-model Hicks to resign
- March 02, 2018

The atmosphere inside President Donald Trump's White House is darker than ever - and many staffers are trying to finagle exit plans amid a job market that doesn't want them. "The President's daily communications are a tangle of falsehoods, defamations, and tall tales, and Hicks was his facilitator, his defender, his explainer", Remnick continued, adding: "The administration's penchant for deception is injurious in many ways, not least because it devalues truth as a value in public discourse". (more...)
Updated Withholding Calculator, Form W-4 Released Updated Withholding Calculator, Form W-4 Released
- March 02, 2018

It's created to help guide you on how much to deduct from paychecks under the new tax law. The calculator asks taxpayers to estimate their 2018 income and other items that affect their taxes, such as filing status and number of dependents. While most employees should have received a bump in their net compensation by now, some paychecks could be artificially high because of problems with documentation. (more...)
Intelligence Service Confirms Police Covered Up Teen's Queen Assassination Attempt Intelligence Service Confirms Police Covered Up Teen's Queen Assassination Attempt
- March 02, 2018

The documents say 17-year-old Christopher John Lewis wanted to kill the Queen but didn't have a good vantage point or a sufficiently high-powered rifle. "There is a worry, however, that in court the press may make the connections between the date of the offense and the Queen's visit". Allan Dick, a radio journalist in 1981, recalled a meeting with a senior detective who insisted no shots had been fired. (more...)
Rare snowfall blankets Rome, closes schools Rare snowfall blankets Rome, closes schools
- March 02, 2018

The frigid weather was set to continue Wednesday, with temperatures down to minus 12 C expected in northen France and minus 6 C in the usually mild south. As a result of the closures, Ryanair had canceled all flights to and from Ciampino Sunday, with hundreds of delays carrying over into Monday. The weather brought chaos to Italy's rail network. (more...)
Major winter storm could threaten burn areas of California Major winter storm could threaten burn areas of California
- March 02, 2018

Thursday. Dozens of collisions had been reported by 6 a.m. Thursday on San Francisco Bay Area highways, the California Highway Patrol said. A rare blizzard warning is in effect in the Sierra Nevada as a powerful winter storm moves through California . (more...)
'Oldest tattoo' found on 5000-year-old Egyptian mummies 'Oldest tattoo' found on 5000-year-old Egyptian mummies
- March 02, 2018

Previously, only women had been shown as tattooed in contemporary and earlier Predynastic Egyptian art, but Gebelein Man A demonstrates that both men and women bore tattoos. The researchers believe that the tattoos would have denoted status, bravery and magical knowledge. Radiocarbon results indicate that they lived between 3351 and 3017 BC, shortly before the region was unified by the first pharaoh at around 3100 BC. (more...)
Trial Begins For Upper West Side Nanny Accused Of Killing 2 Kids Trial Begins For Upper West Side Nanny Accused Of Killing 2 Kids
- March 02, 2018

That meeting was about Ortega's stress, anxiety, feelings of failure and relationship with her son, Groves said, adding it was the only contact the defendant had with any mental health professional in 30 years. Ortega took the knife to her throat in an apparent suicide attempt after Krim came home. Marina kept an online blog in which she shared photos of her children and their experiences as a family. (more...)
How Exactly Did Melania Trump Get a Visa for How Exactly Did Melania Trump Get a Visa for "Extraordinary Abilities"?
- March 02, 2018

Hmm. Updated | Seventeen years ago, Melania Knauss was granted legal residency in the United States through a green card with the elite EB-1 program-dubbed the "Einstein visa"-reserved for those who demonstrate that they have "an extraordinary ability, are an outstanding professor or researcher, or are a multinational executive or manager". (more...)
Trump stuns by embracing gun control as Florida students return to class Trump stuns by embracing gun control as Florida students return to class
- March 02, 2018

Putting fellow Republicans in the hot seat, President Donald Trump called for speedy and substantial changes to the nation's gun laws on Wednesday, criticizing lawmakers in a White House meeting for being too fearful of the National Rifle Association to take action. (more...)
Britain's Prince William Set to Visit Israel This Summer Britain's Prince William Set to Visit Israel This Summer
- March 02, 2018

Prince William has never been to the region and will be going without Kate, who is due to give birth to the couple's third child in April. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in response to the news, "We welcome the announcement of Prince William's impending arrival in Israel". (more...)
South Africa face huge task, admits new coach Erasmus South Africa face huge task, admits new coach Erasmus
- March 02, 2018

Forty-five year-old Erasmus, victor of the Guinness PRO12 Coach of the Season Award in 2017, takes over South African coaching duties from Allister Coetzee , who had been in charge of the Boks for two years. " I believe that we have managed to assemble a strong and experienced Springbok coaching and management staff ". Erasmus, who was previously the National High Performance Manager at SARU, took up the post of Director of Rugby at Munster in 2016 and 2017. (more...)
Top brass receives reports of public executions in Syria's Eastern Ghouta Top brass receives reports of public executions in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
- March 02, 2018

Over the past week, Syria's army and its allies have subjected eastern Ghouta to one of the heaviest bombardments of the war, killing hundreds. "No, this is fake news", he told the ABC from inside Ghouta. "We have no reports on that", Ms Jaquemet said. "The enemies can not do a damn thing if we fulfil our duty", Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted by state television as saying. (more...)
West Virginia teachers to end strike Thursday West Virginia teachers to end strike Thursday
- March 02, 2018

The back-and-forth came days after Justice reached a tentative pay deal with union leaders that provides for a 5% pay raise the first year. "Revenues don't increase based on negotiations with employees". Upshur County Schools Superintendent Roy Wager said the gist of the meeting was that Paine would try to get on the agenda for the Tuesday meeting to decide if the state is going to take any legal action . (more...)
Family Company Got Loans After Kushner Met With Businesses At WH Family Company Got Loans After Kushner Met With Businesses At WH
- March 02, 2018

And the selection of a Kushner ally to serve as Trump's 2020 campaign manager appeared to suggest the campaign could provide Kushner with a convenient place to land after his White House duties end. A person close to the situation said they did not discuss Kushner's loan. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss Kushner's security clearance review, said there was a difference of opinion among intelligence officials about the significance of the conversations. (more...)
House Oversight Committee Asks Carson For Records On $30000 Office Furniture House Oversight Committee Asks Carson For Records On $30000 Office Furniture
- March 02, 2018

Foster said she was demoted for refusing to bankroll the remodeling, and claims it was requested by Carson's wife amid an environment where top officials told her to skirt or break the rules. He said he looked for new furniture after he was told the dining set located in a meeting room adjacent to his office was "beyond fix". Some HUD officials expressed concerns that the actions of Ben Carson Jr., who is a local businessman, "gave the appearance that the secretary may be using his ... (more...)
Inquiry: UK must compensate child migrant programme survivors Inquiry: UK must compensate child migrant programme survivors
- March 02, 2018

The report released on Thursday recommends financial compensation to about 2000 migrants still alive today. It should offer a flat-rate payment to the 2,000 of those affected who are still living. The federal government says it's just weeks away from reaching a deal with NSW and Victoria regarding the national redress scheme for the victims of child sexual abuse. (more...)
California couple arrested after three children found living in plywood box California couple arrested after three children found living in plywood box
- March 02, 2018

Pictures from the property, about 130 miles east of Los Angeles, show a filthy plot of land with random junk piled high along with countless broken toys. Capt. Trevis Newport of the Sheriff's Morongo Basin Station said the children, who weren't enrolled in a school, were "in good spirits". "In this case, we decided, let's pull the kids from the residence, we don't want them living in that environment". (more...)
Embattled Cabinet members attend White House opioid event Embattled Cabinet members attend White House opioid event
- March 02, 2018

I mean, what they're doing and the way, the distribution. Trump briefly spoke at the summit but did not comment about the chaos surrounding his Cabinet secretaries. Claiming that "strength" is needed and "blue ribbon committees" aren't going to work, Trump proclaimed that "the answer is to have strength and toughness". (more...)
Turkish Forces Suffer Losses Amid Olive Branch in Afrin Turkish Forces Suffer Losses Amid Olive Branch in Afrin
- March 02, 2018

Turkey launched an offensive into Afrin in January against the USA -backed Kurdish YPG militia, which Ankara regards as a terrorist group linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) who have waged a three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state. (more...)
Senate intelligence leaders say House GOP leaked senator's texts Senate intelligence leaders say House GOP leaked senator's texts
- March 02, 2018

Fox News published the text messages in early February. When Waldman delivered his materials to the committees, Warner had already told his Senate colleagues that the text messages would be among them, this person said. Mark Warner and a US lawyer with ties to Russia, The New York Times disclosed Thursday. " The New York Times , a prominent purveyor of leaks, is highlighting anonymous sources leaking information that accuses Republicans of leaking information", Langer said in a statement. (more...)
May to lay out Britain's three-track approach to European Union regulations
- March 02, 2018

Conservative British Prime Minister Theresa May met European Council President Donald Tusk at 10 Downing St.in London, a day before the British leader makes a speech she said will outline "our proposals for the future economic partnership" with the EU. (more...)
Meghalaya Records 84.86% Turnout, Lesser Than 2013 Election Meghalaya Records 84.86% Turnout, Lesser Than 2013 Election
- March 02, 2018

With Meghalaya all set to vote on Tuesday to elect a new Assembly, the Congress exuded confidence of retaining power while the BJP and regional parties were equally gung-ho about unseating the ruling party in the northeastern state . The United Democratic Party (UDP), Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP), the Garo National Council (GNC) and independent candidates make up the rest of the numbers. (more...)
NBA Wrap: Durant stars as Warriors thump Wizards NBA Wrap: Durant stars as Warriors thump Wizards
- March 02, 2018

They got disinvited to the White House , so it's up to them what they wanted to do. Instead, the team spent their extra day in D.C. meeting with students from Durant's hometown of Seat Pleasant, Maryland, which is 8 miles from the White House. (more...)
College Basketball: Michigan State wraps up Big Ten title College Basketball: Michigan State wraps up Big Ten title
- March 02, 2018

Saturday semifinal against the victor of a quarterfinal between No. 4 seed Nebraska vs. either No. 5 Michigan or No. 12 Iowa. "I'd like to win one outright, and I'd like to really compete in that Big Ten tournament, but probably as much as anything, we need to get a little better", Izzo said after the team's win against IL. (more...)
Billboard vandalized to say 'shoot a school kid' Billboard vandalized to say 'shoot a school kid'
- March 02, 2018

The billboard was designed for Battlefield Vegas , a shooting range in the city of the USA state of Nevada, showing a machine gun and an advertising sentence "Shoot a 50 Caliber Only $29 (29 US dollars)". The collective was behind the 2016 naked Trump statues. The billboard was vandalized with the message "Shoot a School Kid only $29". The billboard was reportedly removed around 9 a.m. (more...)
UNC freshman guard Felton withdraws from school, lawyer says
- March 02, 2018

He has not been arrested. "We have a problem with how he has been treated", Sutton said. He was the only five-star recruit that would even talk to them. "Despite Felton's withdrawal, Sutton warns that ".this is far from over". "It's time for a new dream". In a grander statement, she continued to lash out against North Carolina for the handling of Felton's suspension while continuing to not divulge the nature of their investigation. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 next »