• N.Korean foreign minister leaves for Sweden
N.Korean foreign minister leaves for Sweden

North Korea's state media has yet to comment on the content of Kim's meeting with the South Koreans, but North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho arrived in Sweden this week for talks with his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallstrom, prompting speculation that he could lay the groundwork for a Trump-Kim summit.

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  • EC should revert to use of paper ballot over EVMs: Congress
EC should revert to use of paper ballot over EVMs: Congress

Urging the Congress workers and leaders to shed their personal aspirations and work together for the sake of the party, Gandhi praised Congress workers in states where the party is not in power for their relentless struggle to expose the wrongs of the ruling government.

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  • Trump Signs Taiwan Travel Act, Earns Rap from Beijing
Trump Signs Taiwan Travel Act, Earns Rap from Beijing

On behalf of the Tsai administration Lin assured the United States and the people of Taiwan that the government would continue working closely with the U.S.to further strengthen ties between the two countries. The TTA in theory allows high-level exchanges of government officials to take place both in Taiwan and the US, while also encouraging Taiwan...

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  • Angela Merkel elected to 4th term as German chancellor
Angela Merkel elected to 4th term as German chancellor

His comments put him on a collision course with Chancellor Angela Merkel , who on Friday reiterated her long-held view that Islam was a part of Germany , even if the country was traditionally characterised by Christianity and Judaism. As a critic of mass migration Seehofer, who is presiding over an expanded homeland ministry, has clashed with...

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  • John Kelly and Donald Trump Declare a Truce
John Kelly and Donald Trump Declare a Truce

President Donald Trump's chief of staff has "reassured" presidential aides that no staff shakeup is imminent. The President's penchant for television is so obvious that West Wing hopefuls have adjusted their views during television appearances in order to boost their chances of being offered a position in the White House .

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  • Kremlin says no clear proof Russian Federation behind Skripal attack - RIA
Kremlin says no clear proof Russian Federation behind Skripal attack - RIA

Lavrov on Friday accused Britain of violating worldwide law and criticized Britain's defense minister for what he called "uneducated" comments about Russian Federation. Ryabkov said he doesn't want to definitively close the door to dialogue and accused the USA of threatening global stability. The statement made no mention of Sergei Skripal .

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  • Can Europe manage to save the Iran nuclear deal?
Can Europe manage to save the Iran nuclear deal?

Meanwhile a senior United States official said Washington and the European Union have had "very good" discussions towards agreeing on a "supplemental" accord beyond the Iran nuclear deal by May 12. Trump's January ultimatum set May 12 as the next key deadline, when he will have to decide whether to re-impose a slew of US sanctions that were lifte...

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  • John Calipari wasn't pleased with Buffalo coach's claim that he's a
John Calipari wasn't pleased with Buffalo coach's claim that he's a "whiner"

In fact, in the dozen years KenPom.com has tracked experience for every Division I team in college basketball, this Kentucky team is the least experienced of them all. The road to San Antonio won't be easy for the Spartans. Davidson caught fire in the second half to keep things interesting, slowly creeping up the scoreboard before finally tying t...

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  • No. 13 Marshall upsets Wichita State in a shocker in NCAA Tournament
No. 13 Marshall upsets Wichita State in a shocker in NCAA Tournament

After trailing for most of the first half, No. 4 seed Wichita State has a 37-34 lead over No. 13 seed Marshall at halftime. Landry Shamet missed the front end of a one-and-one with 28.9 seconds and the Shockers then missed two 3-point attempts in the next 12 seconds before turning the ball over.

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  • United States hits Russian Federation with new sanctions
United States hits Russian Federation with new sanctions

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders declined to comment on the subpoena, reiterating the administration's position that there was "no collusion" between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation and referring further questions to the Trump Organization.

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  • San Leandro high school closed Thursday after shooting threat
San Leandro high school closed Thursday after shooting threat

A San Leandro student, by the name of Julian posted live updates of the lockdown on Twitter under the user handle @Julian25L. Lt Isaac Benabou from the San Leandro Police Department says the graffiti was found in a boys' bathroom on campus Wednesday morning.

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  • Report ranks Cumberland County healthiest ME county, Washington County least healthy
Report ranks Cumberland County healthiest ME county, Washington County least healthy

The rankings placed Pottawattamie County as 90th of the state's 99 counties. "We will continue to work with our community partners to achieve a caring and inclusive community where everyone can achieve their optimum well-being", Browning said.

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  • Very high to extreme fire danger today
Very high to extreme fire danger today

Tomorrow (Thursday): We're still partly cloudy and breezy with a morning flurry possible. South wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. West/northwest winds 0 to 5 miles per hour. MONDAY: Mostly sunny and mild. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Wind: NW 10-20 miles per hour.

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  • Will analyse bypoll results: UP Deputy CM
Will analyse bypoll results: UP Deputy CM

SP candidate Pravin Kumar Nishad got 456,437 votes while the BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla secured 4,34,476 votes. " Mayawati had problems with Mulayam Singh Yadav but now that Akhilesh Yadav is in control of SP, and like BJP works fine with Mehbooba Mufti in Jammu and Kashmir but couldn't with her father, the two arch rivals can work together",...

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  • There are 7000 pairs of shoes outside the Capitol. Here's why
There are 7000 pairs of shoes outside the Capitol. Here's why

Shoes were donated by celebrities, family members of gun violence victims and American citizens from across the country. "It was an emotional moment today". Also in attendance was Andy and Barbara Parker whose daughter, Alison, was shot on live television in 2015 while doing a news report for CBS affiliate station, WDBJ, in Roanoke, Virginia, Avaa...

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  • Apple nabs 'Bob's Burgers' creator for new animated comedy
Apple nabs 'Bob's Burgers' creator for new animated comedy

It follows a family of caretakers who live and work in Central Park and end up on a mission to save the park and the world. Bell and Gad will voice characters along with Leslie Odom Jr., Titus Burgess, Stanley Tucci , Daveed Diggs and Kathryn Hahn.

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  • 'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' Dies at 96, Before He Can Serve Term
'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' Dies at 96, Before He Can Serve Term

For decades after the war, German courts argued that the top Nazi leadership was principally to blame for the mass murder of Jews and that lower-ranking individuals in the Holocaust machinery were bound by a chain of command and, therefore, less culpable.

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  • Blast targeting Hamdallah blows Palestinian rift wide open
Blast targeting Hamdallah blows Palestinian rift wide open

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, second right, escorted by his bodyguards, is greeted by Hamas police forces, left, upon his arrival in Gaza City on March 13, 2018 . "We all know that none of this will be easy", he added, "everything we do must be done in a way that ensures we do not put the security of Israelis and Egyptians at ...

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  • Two Telangana Congress MLAs disqualified for unruly behaviour
Two Telangana Congress MLAs disqualified for unruly behaviour

It missed the governor and hit Goud on his face, causing bleeding just below his right eye. Those suspended from the House include Opposition leader K Jana Reddy and Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee President Uttam Kumar Reddy. He said the authorities of the assembly have been directed to go through the records of the proceedings and submit a...

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  • At least one dead as bus carrying students plunges into Alabama ravine
At least one dead as bus carrying students plunges into Alabama ravine

As of noon Tuesday, two of the victims at Sacred Heart remained in serious condition, two are in good condition and 16 others have been discharged, said Will Condon with the hospital. The school district could not be reached to confirm that information, KHOU said. Footage of the wreckage shows the crumpled bus on its side, far below the pavemen...

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  • Trump's Personal Aide Exits White House, Will Join Campaign
Trump's Personal Aide Exits White House, Will Join Campaign

A source tells CNN's Kaitlan Collins that "McEntee was sacked because he is now under investigation by the Department of Homeland Security for serious financial crimes", although the source also emphasizes that these potential crimes are "not Trump related".

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  • Turkish army surrounds Syrian city of Afrin
Turkish army surrounds Syrian city of Afrin

The area is not connected to eastern Ghouta, the main rebel enclave near the capital, which has been subject to a fierce assault by pro-Syrian government forces for almost a month. It said the military had taken control of "critical areas" of the town but did not provide details. Turkey launched its assault on the border enclave on January 20 to ...

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  • UP bypolls: Voting underway for Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats
UP bypolls: Voting underway for Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats

Around 40 candidates had filed their nomination papers for the by-polls to these seats, including BJP candidates Upendra Shukla and Kaushalendra Singh Patel, Samajwadi Party's Pravin Nishad and Nagendra Singh Patel, and Congress candidates Sureetha Kareem and Manish Mishra.

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  • 1 officer killed, another wounded in barricade situation
1 officer killed, another wounded in barricade situation

Police tried to stop the man around 9 p.m. Friday after receiving a call about reckless driving, but he refused to pull over and led officers on a pursuit, sheriff's Capt. "I am not going to talk about my officer while the suspect may be watching TV". Valencia's friends said he is a father of three who used to be involved in his community but had...

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  • Women Farmers Join 'Long March' to Mumbai to Demand Land, Forest Rights
Women Farmers Join 'Long March' to Mumbai to Demand Land, Forest Rights

The farmers had walked 180 kms from Nashik to Mumbai to hold demonstrations for their demands , which include implementation of Swaminathan Commission's recommendations, complete and unconditional waiver of their loans and electricity bills, among others.

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