African countries should weigh Chinese loans carefully - Tillerson

In Ethiopia, Tillerson's first stop, China has built an electric rail line connecting the capital to the port in neighboring Djibouti and is involved in scores of other projects throughout the country that have made Chinese nationals a ubiquitous s... More..

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Trump allegedly discussed witnesses' interactions with special counsel
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Trump allegedly discussed witnesses' interactions with special counsel

Sources told the NYT that McGahn had to remind Trump that he had asked for the special counsel to be sacked. Legal experts said Trump's contact with the men most likely did not rise to the level of witnes...More..

Meghalaya: NPP emerges key player, Mukul Sangma wins both seats
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Meghalaya: NPP emerges key player, Mukul Sangma wins both seats

He was first elected to the State Assembly along with his brother James Sangma, both as NCP members in the 2008 state elections. This was after the NPP formed an alliance with BJP and three other regional par...More..

Pelicans win 10th straight - AD hurt again
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Pelicans win 10th straight - AD hurt again

The X-rays returning as negative is a good first sign for the Pelicans , and Davis has proved time and time again that he's willing and able to battle through injury. "I think that every game that you play...More..

Grass fires have ignited across Kansas. Here's where
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Grass fires have ignited across Kansas. Here's where

The Ellis County Fire Department greatly appreciates the help of all the local volunteers, local businesses, and farmers who have generously donated food, water, and support to all the firefighters working the ...More..

Assembly Dems: Ban 'bump stocks,' don't arm schools
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Assembly Dems: Ban 'bump stocks,' don't arm schools

Meanwhile, the state Assembly on Tuesday passed its own set of gun control bills . "I think this is the proper way to go, " Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, a Bronx Democrat, said of the gun-control measures...More..

SC relief to Hadiya, sets aside HC order annulling her marriage
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

SC relief to Hadiya, sets aside HC order annulling her marriage

An Indian woman at the centre of an inter-religious marriage row may now live with her husband, the Supreme Court has ruled. The Supreme Court has asked the NIA to continue with the investigation and aske...More..

Pope gives go-ahead for Archbishop Oscar Romero to become a saint
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Pope gives go-ahead for Archbishop Oscar Romero to become a saint

FILE - This undated file photo shows Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, who was gunned down while giving Mass in a San Salvador church on March 24, 1980. "The long delay in recognizing the obvious fact that Romer...More..

Anti-establishment parties vie for power after inconclusive vote
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Anti-establishment parties vie for power after inconclusive vote

With the bloc's third-largest economy seemingly facing prolonged political instability, the anti-immigrant League claimed the right to rule after its centre-right alliance won the largest bloc of votes. The Dem...More..

Guatemala defends moving its embassy to Jerusalem
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Guatemala defends moving its embassy to Jerusalem

Netanyahu told reporters that conversations today focused on " Iran , Iran, Iran", both the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action that Trump declined to recertify past year and Iran's regional foreign policy. S...More..

Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg denies being drunk in weird TV interviews
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg denies being drunk in weird TV interviews

As Trump flirted with running for president, particularly in 2011, there were only two main political aides for the NY real estate developer: Republican political hatchet man Roger Stone and his protege, Nun...More..

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All

The International Women's Day logo is in purple and white and features the symbol of Venus, which is also the symbol of being female. If you're looking for something with a little more action, " Jessica J...More..

Florida lawmakers pass gun legislation in response to Parkland shooting
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Florida lawmakers pass gun legislation in response to Parkland shooting

Democrats' efforts failed Tuesday to strip the bill of language that would create a program to arm some teachers and school employees who complete law enforcement training. After this horrific act, the school'...More..

Rio to take oath as Nagaland CM today
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Rio to take oath as Nagaland CM today

Yanthungo Patton, the state Bharatiya Janata Party leader, was also sworn in as the deputy chief minister during a high profile ceremony held at the Local Ground in the heart of Kohima , also the venue where...More..

Second nor'easter in a week shifts focus to New England
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Second nor'easter in a week shifts focus to New England

It's the second big Nor'easter to hit in less than a week and more than 100,000 homes and businesses still have no electricity. Some 470 flights - almost 37% of the total scheduled - arriving and departing ...More..

by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Six Takeaways from Sam Nunberg's Big Day Out

The "Morning Joe" host speculated about what caused Nunberg's freakish tirade against the Trump administration, refusal to cooperate with Mueller and crude insults directed at White House press secretary S...More..

Texas primary turnout buoys Democrats' hopes again
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Texas primary turnout buoys Democrats' hopes again

For all the attention on Democratic turnout - and turnout was high for Democrats - they were swamped by voters on the GOP side. More than 1 million Democrats cast ballots in the midterm primary for the ...More..

SFIO grills Punjab National Bank MD for five hours
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

SFIO grills Punjab National Bank MD for five hours

Senior officials from other banks would also be questioned in the coming days as the agency has issued summons to a total of thirty one banks that were part of a consortium, which advanced over Rs 5,000 crore a...More..

'We maintained the calm' - Chiellini savours sweet Juve success over Spurs
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

'We maintained the calm' - Chiellini savours sweet Juve success over Spurs

Chiellini was going to make sure of that - the 33-year-old defender charged into Alli to cut out his run after the break, earning a booking. They created three chances and scored twice, We created a lot more ch...More..

Britain First leaders convicted of anti-Muslim hate crimes
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Britain First leaders convicted of anti-Muslim hate crimes

The group's leader Paul Golding, 36, of Penge, south-east London, was sentenced to 18 weeks in prison after he was found guilty of one charge of the hate crime but two other counts against him were dismissed. T...More..

Dozens treated for breathing problems after raids on Syria's Ghouta
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Dozens treated for breathing problems after raids on Syria's Ghouta

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 60 people in the besieged rebel enclave were left struggling to breathe after air strikes and barrel bombs hit the towns of Saqba and Hammuriyeh. A first ai...More..

Shuhaib murder case: Not afraid of CBI, says Kodiyeri Balakrishnan
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Shuhaib murder case: Not afraid of CBI, says Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the government has made its stance clear in the High Court verdict directing a CBI probe into Shuhaib murder. He directed the state police to hand over the probe to the ...More..

Gandhi statue vandalised at Taliparamba
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Gandhi statue vandalised at Taliparamba

According to reports, the hooligans, who are yet to be identified, broke the spectacles on Gandhi's statue before getting away in Thaliperambu area of the city. Yesterday Rajnath Singh asked Tripura governor ...More..

Nasa wants to send your name to the Sun
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Nasa wants to send your name to the Sun

NASA is going to launch the Parker Solar Probe , its first mission to the Sun, in summer 2018. Although it will have no passengers, the vehicle will hide a microchip with the names of a select few lucky peop...More..

Educators angry as bill cutting teacher benefits advances in Kentucky
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Educators angry as bill cutting teacher benefits advances in Kentucky

Pollard previously testified in favor of the measure before the committee. Last year, both the House and Senate passed a resolution mandating all members and employees of Congress attend sexual harassment t...More..

Florida Lawmaker On School Shooting Survivors: 'Adults Make The Laws'
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Florida Lawmaker On School Shooting Survivors: 'Adults Make The Laws'

At the school, DeVos took just five questions at a press conference, and hardly gave any substantial answers. Galvano told Ingraham that legislators modeled the proposal on a program begun by the sheriff in...More..

Mostly Sunny, With A High Near 33
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Mostly Sunny, With A High Near 33

Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Saturday: A chance of snow after 1pm, mixing with rain after 2pm. Mostly clear and cool weather for the Cowboy State through Wednesday . Significant reductions in vis...More..

London Tube bomb suspect 'trained' by IS in Iraq
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

London Tube bomb suspect 'trained' by IS in Iraq

The court also heard of the ensuing stampede where hundreds of commuters, including school children, ran "in fear and panic" down the narrow staircase out of the station during morning rush hour. Hassan had suc...More..

Blue wave? Texas Republicans outvoted Democrats in the 2018 primaries - again
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Blue wave? Texas Republicans outvoted Democrats in the 2018 primaries - again

But Democrats saw a larger surge, and the races positioned Democratic Latinas for record victories, put several women in the running in a state dominated by male politicians and showed yet another example of th...More..

Much of NJ will see major snow Wednesday
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Much of NJ will see major snow Wednesday

A storm does develop near the Mid Atlantic Coast Wednesday . TODAY: Light snow showers become steady and heavier through the afternoon and evening. Significant reductions in visibility are anticipated. ...More..

Orangutan filmed smoking at an Indonesian zoo
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Orangutan filmed smoking at an Indonesian zoo

Animal rights activists have condemned staff at a zoo where an orangutan was filmed smoking. They include remarks such as he had done a bad thing and the visitor should be ashamed of throwing the cigarette into...More..

China set target for 6.5% economy growth in 2018
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

China set target for 6.5% economy growth in 2018

Premier Li Keqiang announced on Monday in his annual work report that Beijing has cut the budget deficit target to 2.6 percent of gross domestic production ( GDP ) from 3 percent in 2017. The Ministry of ...More..

by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Betsy DeVos's Visit to Parkland High School Draws Criticism from Shooting Survivors

Three different national actions have been announced, including the Women's March Youth Empower walkout on March 14, March for Our Lives on March 24 and National School Walkout Day on April 20 . "We beli...More..

College Basketball Odds: Duke Favored To Win Intriguing ACC Tournament
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

College Basketball Odds: Duke Favored To Win Intriguing ACC Tournament

As always, all the action is live on WFMY News 2. PRO BASKETBALL - Toronto at Detroit, 8 p.m., ESPN; Cleveland at Denver, 10:30 p.m., ESPN. Two Tar Heels in Luke Maye and Joel Berry II were selected as fi...More..

Stoneman Douglas shooter indicted on 17 charges of murder
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Stoneman Douglas shooter indicted on 17 charges of murder

Another day in which deputies described Cruz as "unremarkable" and "relaxed" as he sat in his cell. "Another said he appears to 'stare blankly" and often looks like he is lost in thought. The prosecution will...More..