Sweden, US to compete for gold in PyeongChang Games men's curling

We still have a chance at a medal in the next game. They made the PyeongChang games off of an automatic qualification because their home country was hosting the Games. "I'm so proud of my team and how we handled all the feelings all week", Hasselbo... More..

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'Betrayed:' After Florida shooting, a Trump backlash as he talks gun control
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

'Betrayed:' After Florida shooting, a Trump backlash as he talks gun control

Several teachers at Stoneman Douglas and the head of the county school system where the shooting took place said they were skeptical about Trump's suggestion. "Are those teachers going to be strategically pla...More..

Ben Stokes expected to return for England against New Zealand
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Ben Stokes expected to return for England against New Zealand

It was only after his not-guilty plea to a charge of affray at Bristol Magistrates' Court this month that the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed he would rejoin the squad for this ODI and Test tour. Ex...More..

NRA's standard bearer in Florida blasts gun proposals as 'political eyewash'
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

NRA's standard bearer in Florida blasts gun proposals as 'political eyewash'

The head of the Florida chapter of the National Rifle Association on Friday blasted the proposals by Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature in response to the Parkland shootings, calling them "political eyewash"...More..

NRA Corporate Partners Are Feeling the Heat as Boycott Calls Increase
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

NRA Corporate Partners Are Feeling the Heat as Boycott Calls Increase

As social media lit up with the outrage that is its native language, First National Bank of Omaha , which had issued an NRA-linked Visa card, bowed to pressure on Thursday afternoon. Moms Demand Action for Gun...More..

South Korea and US Expose Differences on Inter-Korean Dialogue
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

South Korea and US Expose Differences on Inter-Korean Dialogue

She had dinner with Moon after a closed-door meeting with the president on Friday and will attend the Games' closing ceremony. South Korean officials are intent on not seeing a repeat of the tense standoff be...More..

More than 20 Red Cross workers sacked or quit over sexual misconduct
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

More than 20 Red Cross workers sacked or quit over sexual misconduct

Two others did not have their contracts renewed because of suspected sexual misconduct. Five of the cases were "of a criminal nature" and were reported to the authorities, the charity said in a statement . T...More..

House Democrats release intelligence memo as rebuttal to GOP
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

House Democrats release intelligence memo as rebuttal to GOP

He promised to release the Republican memo before he had even read it, according to White House officials and the timing of his public comments. President Donald Trump had argued that making the Democrats' m...More..

Trump Addresses CPAC, Calling Again To Arm Some School Personnel
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Trump Addresses CPAC, Calling Again To Arm Some School Personnel

Several times , Mr. Trump seemed to be publicly cajoling the National Rifle Association to accept his plans on guns and school security, as the President reminded his audience that he was a staunch defender ...More..

Korea falls to Austria in alpine skiing team event
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Korea falls to Austria in alpine skiing team event

International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Nita Ambani today presented medals to the top two finishers of the Alpine Skiing team event at the Winter Olympics here. Liensberger struck first for Austria in th...More..

Delta and United Airlines Cut Ties With NRA Amid Call to Boycott
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Delta and United Airlines Cut Ties With NRA Amid Call to Boycott

The Democratic governors for northeastern states of New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Rhode Island said they would co-operate to seize and trace illegal guns and prevent unsafe people from making legal purc...More..

DC-area students walk out, head to Capitol for rally
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

DC-area students walk out, head to Capitol for rally

Arkia Gordon, a junior from Leon High School in Tallahassee, said students support more training and security, but restrictions are needed on semiautomatic rifles such as the type used by a 19-year-old in t...More..

Man killed, wife critical after wedding gift explodes
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Man killed, wife critical after wedding gift explodes

Odisha: A newly-wed man and his grand mother lost their lives, while wife was critically injured after a gift, received at their reception, exploded as they were unwrapping it at their home in Odisha. The parc...More..

Here is how local school districts are handling student walkouts
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Here is how local school districts are handling student walkouts

They gathered in front of a flagpole and read aloud the names of those who were killed by the gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week. Larger demonstrations are planned in the coming weeks. T...More..

CBI registers fraud case against Delhi-based jeweller
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

CBI registers fraud case against Delhi-based jeweller

This case of fraud is about Rs 390 crore. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against a Delhi-based exporter for an alleged bank loan fraud to the tune of Rs 389.85 crore towards O...More..

Temperatures set to plunge as low as -8c
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Temperatures set to plunge as low as -8c

This weekend's weather is likely to be cold but bright. Winds strengthening, especially along coastal areas, so a significant wind chill is expected. It is not possible to give exact areas at this time but wi...More..

Ivanka Trump gets a red-carpet welcome to South Korea
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Ivanka Trump gets a red-carpet welcome to South Korea

It was the first North Korean attack on a civilian area in South Korea since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. This Joint Press Corps photo shows Ivanka Trump, the US president's daughter, waving after a...More..

Accused in death of Winnipeg teenage girl not guilty of murder
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Accused in death of Winnipeg teenage girl not guilty of murder

Sheila North, grand chief of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak, an organization that represents northern Manitoba First Nations, said everyone involved in Tina's life failed her. Defence lawyer Scott Newman belie...More..

US President slams Federal Bureau of Investigation over deadly school shooting
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

US President slams Federal Bureau of Investigation over deadly school shooting

He tweeted that perhaps it was the FBI's fault for investing so much time into the investigation of whether Russian Federation colluded with his presidential campaign rather than tracking accused shooter ...More..

PM Modi to visit Daman today, launch projects worth Rs 1000 crores
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

PM Modi to visit Daman today, launch projects worth Rs 1000 crores

I want to make it clear that this government is taking, will continue to take and will take strict action against irregularities related to financial issues. PM Modi also praised the administration for building...More..

Arriva Burian con bufere di neve e vento gelido
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Arriva Burian con bufere di neve e vento gelido

Un danno pesante per l'intera filiera dal momento che oltre il 40% del pomodoro italiano viene prodotto in queste aree. La neve , iniziata a cadere intorno alle 8 del mattino del 23 febbraio 2018, da sottile e...More..

Armed deputy at Florida high school resigns after failing to engage shooter
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Armed deputy at Florida high school resigns after failing to engage shooter

Nearby residents Lizzie Varda, 16, and her mother Kathy Varda take part in a vigil led by the Junior Newtown Action Alliance to mourn students and teachers lost in a mass shooting in Florida's Stoneman Dou...More..

by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

'Beast from the east' cold snap on way to Ireland

It will be a case of woolly hats and scarves for people heading out in Sheffield today with a cold day forecast as the Beast from the East approaches. The North Pole is forecast for lows of -7C tomorrow - which...More..

Turkish ships threaten to sink Eni's drill vessel
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Turkish ships threaten to sink Eni's drill vessel

EU President Donald Tusk lashed out at Turkey after its navy prevented drilling by Italy-based Eni SpA in waters that are part of Cyprus's exclusive economic zone, forcing the company to relocate its vess...More..

Tribal lynching: 16 arrested, Centre seeks report
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Tribal lynching: 16 arrested, Centre seeks report

The post-mortem was conducted at the Thrissur Medical college. The accused have been charged with sections of murder and will be produced in court on Monday. Two days after Madhu, a tribal man from Kerala was b...More..

94% of women in Hollywood experience sexual harassment or assault, says survey
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

94% of women in Hollywood experience sexual harassment or assault, says survey

Other powerful men who have been accused of similar crimes were Kevin Spacey , James Toback, Brett Ratner, Danny Masterson, Dustin Hoffman, and journalist, Matt Lauer . Most of the women said the offensive ...More..

'On-duty officer did not confront attacker'
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

'On-duty officer did not confront attacker'

Coral Springs City Manager Mike Goodrum reportedly confronted Israel about the situation at a vigil for shooting victims last week. Peterson resigned from the department on Thursday after being told he would ...More..

Russia's Su-57 Deployment in Syria Is a Dangerous Farce
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Russia's Su-57 Deployment in Syria Is a Dangerous Farce

Moscow initially denied the casualties. "The mercenaries, employed by a company called Wagner, comprise ultranationalist Russians and military veterans, some of whom also fought in the Ukraine conflict, accord...More..

After shooting, Florida to station police officer at every school
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

After shooting, Florida to station police officer at every school

She left a meeting with Scott on Wednesday feeling a bit defeated. Finally, she received a text from her sister that she was hiding in a closet in a building across campus. Brafman initially envisioned 50 or ...More..

What teachers say they'd rather be armed with instead of guns
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

What teachers say they'd rather be armed with instead of guns

One week after the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Americans remain divided on how best to control gun violence and put a permanent end to the shootings that have t...More..

Kids Killed, 24 Injured While Trying to Cross Road in Bihar's Muzaffarpur
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Kids Killed, 24 Injured While Trying to Cross Road in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

Reports say that the students of the Dharampur Government Middle School, which is located along the national highway, were about to cross the National Highway 77 after school. Injured children were writhing in ...More..

Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

Ivanka Trump, center, cheers while seated between former Olympic US bobsledders Shauna Rohbock, left and Valerie Fleming as she watched the USA men's curling team compete for the gold medal against Sweden, Feb....More..

Elections for 58 Rajya Sabha seats in 16 states on March 23
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Elections for 58 Rajya Sabha seats in 16 states on March 23

The BJP's increasing strength will give confidence to the party to easily pass key legislations like insurance bill, Triple Talaq bill, which is now delayed and blocked by the opposition parties in the lower ho...More..

Tribal youth, accused of stealing rice, beaten to death in Attappadi
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Tribal youth, accused of stealing rice, beaten to death in Attappadi

The deceased has been identified as A Madhu (27) who hails from Attappady's Kaduku Manna Adivasi colony. The FIR said that on the way to the hospital Madhu had confirmed to the police that the local people ...More..

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Softens On Gun Restrictions
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Softens On Gun Restrictions

Kasky interrupted, "No, but I'm talking NRA money". Stoneman Douglas High School junior Sarah Chadwick tweeted this excellent burn of Marco Rubio , who after receiving $3 million from the National Rif...More..