Ethiopia to get new prime minister

As the four EPRDF coalition members and its affiliate parties now control all active 547 seats in the Ethiopian parliament, Ahmed's appointment as the next prime minister is expected to be approved by the parliament in the next few days. "Abiy is com... More..

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Ontario pre-election budget promises new spending, multi-year deficits

Premier Kathleen Wynne of Ontario has announced that full-day licensed child care will become free for preschool children from the age of two-and-a-half until they are eligible to start kindergarten, beginnin...More..

Easter opening times for council services
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Easter opening times for council services

This year, Hotel Mulia Senayan in Central Jakarta is offering Easter Sunday brunch promotions at its top-rated restaurants , namely Table8, Orient8 and il Mare. Inasmuch as they acknowledge the suffering, ...More..

Ecuador cuts Assange's communications after social media comments
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Ecuador cuts Assange's communications after social media comments

As part of an agreement between Assange and Ecuador , he is not allowed to send any messages that could interfere with the South American nation's relations with other countries, NBC News reported . "As a pol...More..

Poland Signs Nearly $5 Billion Deal To Buy Patriot Missile System
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Poland Signs Nearly $5 Billion Deal To Buy Patriot Missile System

Polish News Agency (PAP) reported that Poland will pay 4.75 billion USA dollars for the systems. "It is an extraordinary, historic moment; it is Poland's introduction into a whole new world of state-of-the-a...More..

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Eighty percent of Americans believe hands-free cell phone use while driving is safer. The penalties for cell phone use while driving start at $200-$400 for a first offense and escalate to $600-$800, and possi...More..

Putin, Erdogan discuss plans for next week's summit on Syria
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Putin, Erdogan discuss plans for next week's summit on Syria

But they could not hide the fact that they still disagree about Turkey's accession to European Union and its fight against terrorism inside and outside its borders. "The EU will be very hesitant in deliveri...More..

Mysterious train sparks rumours of Kim Jong-un's China visit
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Mysterious train sparks rumours of Kim Jong-un's China visit

China has denied any knowledge of a reported visit by a top North Korean official. They are typically composed of two engines and 17 to 21 cars, and travel at no more than 60kmh. Visits to China by Kim Jong...More..

Jewish leaders insist: We'll continue to hold Corbyn to account
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Jewish leaders insist: We'll continue to hold Corbyn to account

Cambridge University Conservative Association (CUCA) has joined Cambridge Universities Labour Club (CULC) today in condemning Jeremy Corbyn for his "inadequate" response to rising levels of anti-Semitism wi...More..

Turkey and U.S. to hold talks on Syria's Manbij
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Turkey and U.S. to hold talks on Syria's Manbij

Summarizing the meeting, Tusk said that all issues had been discussed and that EU's concerns had been raised, including the situation in Syria , but that no concrete compromise or solution had been achieved. H...More..

U.S. defense chief Mattis says 'no reservations' about Bolton
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

U.S. defense chief Mattis says 'no reservations' about Bolton

Mattis highlighted NATO's response, which carried undertones of Cold War-like tension, but declined to say what role he believes Putin had in the Salisbury attack and other actions created to divide the West. O...More..

Gates Knew Campaign Contact was Russian Intelligence, Says Mueller Document
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Gates Knew Campaign Contact was Russian Intelligence, Says Mueller Document

Gates was aware of the operative's links to Russian intelligence, the documents say. Last month, he pleaded guilty to two counts - the first count, conspiring against the US, comes from the original October...More..

Trump Lawyer John Dowd Floated Pardons For Flynn And Manafort
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Trump Lawyer John Dowd Floated Pardons For Flynn And Manafort

According to The New York Times , Dowd was in contact with Manafort and Flynn's lawyers and talking about what they would say if they plead guilty and cooperated with Robert Mueller's investigation into Ru...More..

Washington man pleads guilty in $13 million investment fraud
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Washington man pleads guilty in $13 million investment fraud

There was no mention in the court's record if Jordan had been allowed to post bond. In all, the complaint says, more than 25 victims were identified and the loss to them amounted to at least $92,000. The pros...More..

Heavy rain brings threat of flood
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Heavy rain brings threat of flood

You can check flooding forecasts here. Bell, McLennan and Milam counties are included in this watch. The weather service says rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches are expected with locally heavier amounts of 5 ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

North Texas rain comes to an end

The sky will be mostly cloudy and there is only a slight chance for a shower, especially early in the morning then again later in the day. Today: Cloudy with occasional patches of drizzle/mist and perha...More..

Court revelation: Pulse club gunman's dad was Federal Bureau of Investigation informant
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Court revelation: Pulse club gunman's dad was Federal Bureau of Investigation informant

The Orlando nightclub shooter meant to attack Disney World's shopping and entertainment complex by hiding a gun in a stroller but became spooked by police and instead chose the gay club as his target, prosecuto...More..

QUEBEC MOSQUE SHOOTING: Alexandre Bissonnette sorry for murdering 6 people
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

QUEBEC MOSQUE SHOOTING: Alexandre Bissonnette sorry for murdering 6 people

Bissonnette, 28, spoke to the court shortly after a judge accepted his guilty pleas on six charges of first-degree murder and six of attempted murder in connection with the attack on January 29, 2017. Reading f...More..

Decision to release black cab rapist John Worboys overturned
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Decision to release black cab rapist John Worboys overturned

The Parole Board was ordered to revisit the case after two victims mounted a legal challenge in the High Court. Sir Brian Leveson, Mr Justice Jay and Mr Justice Garnham said the board should have "undertaken ...More..

Date Set For Referendum On Appealing The 8th Amendment
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Date Set For Referendum On Appealing The 8th Amendment

A hotly debated abortion bill that allows women in Ireland to terminate pregnancies in very limited circumstances was passed by legislators in July 2013. Ministers will consider the general scheme of the laws t...More..

Meghan Markle could lose her American accent once she becomes a royal
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Meghan Markle could lose her American accent once she becomes a royal

The Household Cavalry will form a "staircase party" at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle where the couple are to Wednesday. The Royal Gurkha Rifle whom Prince Harry served with the 1st Battalion The Royal Gu...More..

Former Disney Channel Star Caroline Sunshine Joins President Trump's White House Staff
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Former Disney Channel Star Caroline Sunshine Joins President Trump's White House Staff

Anyway, Sunshine is the White House's newest full-time press assistant, having previously interned for Office of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the College Republican National Committee, and the Californ...More..

Coveney dismisses criticism over expelling of Russian diplomat
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Coveney dismisses criticism over expelling of Russian diplomat

He will brief his cabinet colleagues on the issue this morning. We don't know who the diplomat being expelled is, or what role that person had - but the Department is satisfied they're taking the right course...More..

Jamestown School Board to Hold Budget Work Session Tuesday Night
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Jamestown School Board to Hold Budget Work Session Tuesday Night

Herring said this is the new reality for our children and they want to make sure every student is safe. "I love the school , the staff and the direction it is going". "Those are the things that I actually lo...More..

Prisoner escapes ICE agents at JFK Airport in taxi
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Prisoner escapes ICE agents at JFK Airport in taxi

ICE agents say he flew from metro Detroit to JFK and was expected to be deported to Senegal when he got out of custody. Authorities described the man as a "violent deportee". A law enforcement source told the...More..

A 'Firefighter's Firefighter' Is Remembered During Funeral at St. Patrick's
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

A 'Firefighter's Firefighter' Is Remembered During Funeral at St. Patrick's

The somber scene at St. Patrick's Cathedral unfolded on the same day a tenant in the fire-ravaged Harlem building filed a $7 million lawsuit accusing Norton's production company of "recklessness, carelessness...More..

by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Amit Shah just called BJP's Yeddyurappa 'most corrupt' in a slip

With Karnataka elections less than two months away, BJP chief Amit Shah kept his focus tight on the state's farmers, saying there were far fewer farmer suicides in the states that are ruled by his party in co...More..

Mayawati for action against BJP for promoting firearm exhibition culture
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Mayawati for action against BJP for promoting firearm exhibition culture

It was against this backdrop that she stressed the necessity for an alliance or an understanding and asked party leaders to foil the BJP's efforts to drive a wedge in the new found equation with the SP, a party...More..

Brazil's Lula rallies support as prison looms
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Brazil's Lula rallies support as prison looms

He is the front-runner in opinion polls for the 2018 presidential election, but he is also likely to be banned after being convicted of graft and money-laundering. Former president Lula da Silva has been hold...More..

European Union leaders host Turkish President Erdogan for uneasy summit
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

European Union leaders host Turkish President Erdogan for uneasy summit

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the EU Council, said it was expected to be "a very hard meeting". More than 1,200 people, including security force personne...More..

Karnataka elections: No politics in Lingayat issue, says Congress
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Karnataka elections: No politics in Lingayat issue, says Congress

Asked to comment on political ramifications of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah's visit to Lingayat seer Sri Shivakumar Swami of Siddaganga Mutt, he said the pontiff does not have any politi...More..

Israel police question Netanyahu over 'graft'
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Israel police question Netanyahu over 'graft'

Israeli police have questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over his alleged dealings with the country's largest telecommunication company, Israel Radio said on Monday, in one of three corruption cases ...More..

Further allegations of abuse made against R Kelly in new documentary
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Further allegations of abuse made against R Kelly in new documentary

Kelly has in the past denied the marriage. "I was introduced to one of the girls [in the "dungeon"] that he told me he "trained" since she was 14, those were his words", said Jones, according to The Guardi...More..

Aung San Suu Kyi loyalist Win Myint elected president of Myanmar
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Aung San Suu Kyi loyalist Win Myint elected president of Myanmar

The former is a lawyer by profession, Myanmar Times reported. It remains in charge of security matters and still faces accusations of rights abuses. U Win Myint won the election with 403 votes as a total of 6...More..

Whistleblower Christopher Wylie believes Congress was CA client
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Whistleblower Christopher Wylie believes Congress was CA client

A former employee of Cambridge Analytica turned whistleblower claimed on Tuesday that the company had worked extensively in India and believed it was employed by the Congress party during his evidence bef...More..