China Propaganda Kicks Into Overdrive As 'Helmsman' Xi Jinping Re-Elected President

Xi pledged to expand the Belt and Road, his signature foreign policy initiative of building ports, bridges and railways connecting Europe with Asia - but in an apparent response to the project's critics, said China wasn't seeking hegemony. "Xi will b... More..

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U.S. ambassador to Israel suggests Abbas's attack was anti-Semitic
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

U.S. ambassador to Israel suggests Abbas's attack was anti-Semitic

In a statement issued shortly after Abbas warned of the move in a speech before Palestinian leaders in Ramallah , Hamas said that his "irresponsible statements" were aimed at "bringing our people in the Gaz...More..

White House slams Abbas for swearing at US ambassador to Israel
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

White House slams Abbas for swearing at US ambassador to Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Monday called the US ambassador to Israel a "son of a dog" in a scathing criticism against the Trump administration, signaling new trouble ahead for an expected USA peace pro...More..

Mississippi Becomes First State To Ban Abortions After 15 Weeks
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Mississippi Becomes First State To Ban Abortions After 15 Weeks

The state's only abortion clinic and one of the physicians who practices there filed the federal suit Monday in Jackson, an hour after Gov. Phil Bryant signed the measure into law. Pregnancies that resulted fro...More..

Russian Elections: Putin wins fourth term in landslide victory
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Russian Elections: Putin wins fourth term in landslide victory

French President Emmanuel Macron was one of the few Western leaders to speak by telephone to Mr. Putin on Monday, wishing Russian Federation and its people success in modernising the country. This was a "transp...More..

Donato debuts with three points, but Bruins fall in overtime to Columbus
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Donato debuts with three points, but Bruins fall in overtime to Columbus

He'll get his first taste of National Hockey League action against the Columbus Blue Jackets in front of his hometown fans at TD Garden on Monday night. The former Harvard star who signed a two-year entry-leve...More..

Iran mourns as 66 die in plane crash
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Iran mourns as 66 die in plane crash

It was reported that those on board include 60 passengers, two flight attendants, two security guards, the pilot and his co-pilot. The plane took off from Tehran at 0433GMT and gave its last signal at 0555G...More..

Decision on Khaleda's bail order Monday
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Decision on Khaleda's bail order Monday

However on Monday, a full bench of the Appellate Division led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order to stay until 8 May the high court order which granted bail to Zia in the graft case. On Febru...More..

Huawei P20 series will be available in all colors - price and specifications
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Huawei P20 series will be available in all colors - price and specifications

On the rear, the P20 Pro sports triple cameras consisting of a 40MP sensor, a 20MP monochrome sensor and an 8MP telephoto sensor. However, the Huawei P20 Lite is already available in some countries. The ph...More..

RailRoko: Job Aspirants Block Mumbai Local Train Services
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

RailRoko: Job Aspirants Block Mumbai Local Train Services

Over 1,000 railway apprentice students carried out a "rail roko" protest between Matunga Road and Dadar Station on the Central Line track for close to four hours this morning , crippling the services between ...More..

Selena Gomez's pals think Justin Bieber is a
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Selena Gomez's pals think Justin Bieber is a "bad influence".

A source told Hollywood Life: "One of their biggest problems previously was the way Justin would persuade Selena to do whatever he wanted to do, and he often disregarded her needs". 'Justin's family loves Se...More..

Putin Easily Wins 4th Term as Russian President
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Putin Easily Wins 4th Term as Russian President

But Putin barely campaigned, opposition activist Alexei Navalny was barred from the ballot, and reports of ballot-stuffing and people being ordered to vote by their employers rolled in throughout the day....More..

Missing teen, 45-year-old man located in Mexico
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Missing teen, 45-year-old man located in Mexico

Police said Esterly and Amy exchanged hundreds of text messages and her mother later said it sounded like her daughter was texting a boyfriend. Amy's brother, John Yu, told CNN that his mother, her friend and...More..

Keith O'Brien: disgraced ex-cardinal dies after fall
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Keith O'Brien: disgraced ex-cardinal dies after fall

After initially denying their accounts, Cardinal O'Brien issued a statement that March acknowledging, "There have been times that my sexual conduct has fallen below the standards expected of me as a priest, arc...More..

The NSW Rural Fire Service Issues An Asbestos Warning For Tathra
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The NSW Rural Fire Service Issues An Asbestos Warning For Tathra

If you're anxious about family in the Tathra area, call the Public Information Inquiry Centre on 1800 227 228. The RFS issued a priority request for help from Fire and Rescue at 3:40pm as the fire front appro...More..

PTI confirms Imran Khan's marriage with Bushra Bibi
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

PTI confirms Imran Khan's marriage with Bushra Bibi

Khan was earlier married to Jemima Goldsmith , daughter of a British billionaire. A member of Pakistan's National Assembly and a leading opposition voice in the country , as a world-class cricketer Khan had...More..

Russian Federation votes but outcome is clear: 6 more years of Putin
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Russian Federation votes but outcome is clear: 6 more years of Putin

Shortly before voting day on TV, Putin urged citizens to vote: "I, therefore, ask you to come to the polling stations on Sunday, use your right to choose a future for the great Russian Federation that we love...More..

'Trump likely to quit Iran nuclear deal'
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

'Trump likely to quit Iran nuclear deal'

While running for the presidency, Donald J. Trump pledged to get the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal. The fate of the 2015 deal comes up every three months when the president can withdraw from it. Br...More..

Underdog UMBC falls to Kansas State 50-43
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Underdog UMBC falls to Kansas State 50-43

Virginia entered the NCAA Tournament as the No. 1 overall seed after going 31-2 in the regular season, including 20-1 in ACC competition. This season, the Wildcats are just 1-4 against the spread when favore...More..

Exploiting women for prostitution a crime: Pope
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Exploiting women for prostitution a crime: Pope

Pope Francis has said that men who frequent prostitutes are criminals with a " sick mentality " who think that women exist to be exploited. This is not making love, this is torturing a woman. Pope Francis u...More..

ACLU: White House Nondisclosure Agreements 'Unconstitutional'
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

ACLU: White House Nondisclosure Agreements 'Unconstitutional'

Treasury, according to Ruth Marcus, the Post's deputy editorial page editor. "I think they should", Trump said in 2016 when asked about the matter. The draft also banned 'the publication of works of fiction ...More..

USA and South Korea announce start date for annual military exercises
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

USA and South Korea announce start date for annual military exercises

Those talks led to a visit this month by a South Korean delegation to Pyongyang for a meeting with the North Korean leader. The Pentagon spokesman further added that the maneuvers have been long planned and...More..

Taliban Claim Car-Bomb Attack In Kabul
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Taliban Claim Car-Bomb Attack In Kabul

During the 30-minute meeting, Pence emphasised the need for immediate action from Pakistan to stop cross-border attacks. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi assured Mr Pence of Pakistan's "sincere commitment" to efforts for...More..

Putin wins fourth term, opponents say vote rigged
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Putin wins fourth term, opponents say vote rigged

It seems to me that what you are saying is a bit amusing", he told reporters Sunday night when asked if he saw himself running for president again in 2030. Navalny has called upon his supporters to boycot...More..

Loyola uses late basket to advance past Tennessee
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Loyola uses late basket to advance past Tennessee

The Wolverines (30-7) called timeout to set up a final play, and Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman found Poole on the wing, and the shot hit nothing but net. 1 seed since Hakeem Olajuwon (with his first name then spel...More..

South Korean prosecutors seek arrest of former president Lee Myung-bak
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

South Korean prosecutors seek arrest of former president Lee Myung-bak

They include W6 billion he allegedly forced Samsung to pay in USA legal fees for DAS, an auto parts company nominally owned by his brother, and W2.25 billion that he received from Lee Pal-seung, a former chairm...More..

Facebook Security Chief Plans to Step Down
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Facebook Security Chief Plans to Step Down

Prior to his hiring at Facebook in 2015, Stamos was Chief Information Security Officer at Yahoo. According to the Times , his departure is partly a result of company disputes regarding how much to share abou...More..

Five graphics that show Putin's dominance in the Russian election
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Five graphics that show Putin's dominance in the Russian election

Ethnic Serbian community and anti-NATO activists in Montenegro took to social media on Sunday to express their satisfaction with Putin's new six-year term as Russian president . Valentina Matviyenko, speaker o...More..

Uganda Will Not Sign Either African Free Trade Agreement Soon
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Uganda Will Not Sign Either African Free Trade Agreement Soon

The FEC presided over by Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo last Wednesday had given a nod to the signing of the agreement while Buhari was on a visit to Yobe State. The AU Executive Council brings together all AU m...More..

Modi congratulates Xi Jinping on re-election as Chinese President
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Modi congratulates Xi Jinping on re-election as Chinese President

The new line-up approved by the rubber stamp parliament, the National People's Congress, includes four Vice Premiers, Han Zheng, Sun Chunlan, Hu Chunhua and Liu He. The campaign, controlled by Mr Wang as head o...More..

Homer Simpson pulled over by English police
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Homer Simpson pulled over by English police

When the officer asked the driver for a driver's license , she was shown the license that had Homer Simpson written on it and had the famous " D'oh! " face of the character. See the license below. The name...More..

Hillary Clinton Doubles Down on Victimitis
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Hillary Clinton Doubles Down on Victimitis

Seeking to clarify her latest remarks, Clinton wrote on Facebook that she wasn't referring to "the coasts versus the heartland", but that she was criticizing the way Trump had seized upon people's fears. Bu...More..

Statements issued on Florida bridge collapse
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Statements issued on Florida bridge collapse

Another dispute resulted in a $143,000 judgment against MCM over an "arguable collapse" at a Miami-Dade bridge project. The first civil lawsuit relating to the bridge collapse was filed Monday after Matt Mo...More..

BJP will be in bad condition in 2019 Loksabha polls : Mayawati
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

BJP will be in bad condition in 2019 Loksabha polls : Mayawati

He said the understanding between the SP and the BSP was for their survival and it proved that the BJP is and will remain the only dominant political force in the state. "The Yogi Adityanath government is doing...More..

Supreme Court keeps revised Pennsylvania congressional map in place
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Supreme Court keeps revised Pennsylvania congressional map in place

The Supreme Court issued an order denying the application to block the map adopted by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in a partisan gerrymandering case , report SCOTUSblog , Politico , USA Today , the W...More..