• US' Mattis urges political solution war in Yemen
US' Mattis urges political solution war in Yemen

In March 2015, Saudi Arabia commenced airstrikes in Yemen after Houthi rebels drove the internationally-recognised government of Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi out of Sanaa, the Yemeni capital. "We could not understand why the Trump administration was so firmly taking the Saudis' side in this dispute between the Saudis, the Emiratis, and Qatar, becau...

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  • China 'warns off' USA destroyer in South China Sea
China 'warns off' USA destroyer in South China Sea

The Americans, however, defended their activities saying they were in tune with the global law and that they operate in the region, including the South China Sea, daily. It said that the situation in the waterway had stabilized thanks to the efforts of China and Southeast Asia countries, but warned that the US insistence "on provoking incidents" an...

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  • Reed: RI transportation, development projects would benefit from federal budget bill
Reed: RI transportation, development projects would benefit from federal budget bill

States have been scrambling to improve their cyber security after Homeland Security officials revealed previous year that Russian hackers tried to breach election systems in at least 21 states in 2016. Medical research at the National Institutes of Health , a longstanding bipartisan priority, would receive a record $3 billion increase to $37 bill...

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  • Senator Rand Paul smacks at budget deal again, this time via tweets
Senator Rand Paul smacks at budget deal again, this time via tweets

U.S. House and Senate negotiators unveiled the 12-bill, $1.3 trillion omnibus late March 21. Ingraham said the Republicans are combining with Democrats and consider the huge bill "business as usual" on Capitol Hill, in opposition to the principles Trump pushed as a candidate.

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  • Teen crashes into drivers license exam building during test
Teen crashes into drivers license exam building during test

According to Buffalo police, the 17-year-old girl accidentally put the vehicle into drive instead of reverse before accelerating, causing it to jump the curb and ram into the building. Police gave the teen a warning and said she will not be ticketed. Neither the driver nor any people in the building were injured. What's worse is she sent the SUV...

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  • Armed robbery in Colchester, can you help?
Armed robbery in Colchester, can you help?

During the preliminary interrogation, the suspects allegedly confessed to police that they had committed at least 12 robberies at gunpoint in Lahore, Kasur and Okara districts. Staff-Sgt. Michael Haarbosch of the robbery and break-and-enter units took to Twitter to hail their work shutting down what he dubbed a "one man crime wave".

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  • Are latest leaks a sign of White House desperation?
Are latest leaks a sign of White House desperation?

The White House says it's a "fireable offense and likely illegal" to leak President Donald Trump's briefing papers. The White House said in an official statement Wednesday: "If this story is accurate, that means someone leaked the President's briefing papers".

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  • PSL Eliminator 2: Peshawar in between Karachi Kings and home final
PSL Eliminator 2: Peshawar in between Karachi Kings and home final

The third edition of the PSL was launched last month with the addition of a sixth team, the Multan Sultans, more worldwide stars, and hopeful fans eager to forget a spot-fixing scandal which tainted last year's event. "It is a very big step forward, but I also believe that in future only those foreign players should be invited for the PSL who agr...

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  • Peru's Congress to debate President Kuczynski's resignation
Peru's Congress to debate President Kuczynski's resignation

Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski resigns after the opposition party, Popular Force, releases a video showing Kuczynski's allies offering public work contracts in exchange for political support. Earlier, he sent his resignation letter to the Congress of the Republic, when more than a hundred congressmen, out of a total of 130, demanded his r...

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  • Hamas names suspect in Palestinian prime minister assassination attempt
Hamas names suspect in Palestinian prime minister assassination attempt

The main suspect in the assassination attempt against Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah died on Thursday from wounds he sustained during a battle with Hamas security forces in the Gaza Strip. Another security source said he believed radical Salafist Muslims had planted the bomb, which lightly injured six people. Abbas offered no evidenc...

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  • Congress likely to find Brahmin face to replace Raj Babbar
Congress likely to find Brahmin face to replace Raj Babbar

Media reports had said that Babbar had offered to step down following the party's disastrous performance in the Gorakhpur and Phulpur by-elections earlier this month, but the party hierarchy was yet to accept his resignation. Congress's performance has been dwindling since its candidates were polled low during the election time at Gorakhpur and Phu...

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  • Congress, BJP blame each other for having links with Cambridge Analytica
Congress, BJP blame each other for having links with Cambridge Analytica

In retaliation, Congress levelled counter-allegations against the BJP . Rahul hinted that the BJP got wind of the interview and deployed law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to link the Congress to Cambridge Analytica to minimise the damage.

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  • PM Modi does not know meaning of 'Satyamev Jayate': Rahul Gandhi
PM Modi does not know meaning of 'Satyamev Jayate': Rahul Gandhi

Stressing that the country can not be run on false promises and speeches, he said: "This (upcoming Karnataka assembly) election will be run by candidates who have worked hard for the people and the party". "In Gujarat, however, around 90% of institutions are privatised and it costs 15 lakhs for every student to graduate", said Rahul Gandhi. "There ...

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  • Egypt court bans ride hailing apps, Uber and Careem
Egypt court bans ride hailing apps, Uber and Careem

It follows legal challenges Uber has faced in countries around the world. Careem said it had not yet received any official request to stop operations in Egypt, and continued to operate as normal. The two companies are yet to officially comment on the development. "I know people who quit their jobs and bought cars just so that they can work with U...

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  • 4 security men, as many militants killed in Kupwara encounter
4 security men, as many militants killed in Kupwara encounter

The body of fourth militant was recovered from the encounter site at Halmatpora village in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said on Wednesday. He said huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from the encounter site. The militants opened fire on the army and SOG during the search & cordon operation.

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  • Egg hunts abound in Jeff Davis Parish
Egg hunts abound in Jeff Davis Parish

Saturday (March 24 ). On March 31, there will be an old-fashioned Community Easter Egg Hunt at the Bedias Civic Center, starting at 1 p.m. - Dove Westgate Church in Ephrata has an Easter egg hunt for children through sixth grade at 1755 W.

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  • Paris urges tough European Union stance on Tehran to save nuclear deal
Paris urges tough European Union stance on Tehran to save nuclear deal

Trump sees three defects in the deal: its failure to address Iran's ballistic missile program; the terms under which global inspectors can visit suspect Iranian nuclear sites; and "sunset" clauses under which limits on the Iranian nuclear program start to expire after 10 years.

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  • Gov. Announces Hyde-Smith US Senate Appointment
Gov. Announces Hyde-Smith US Senate Appointment

Hyde-Smith would immediately begin campaigning for a November 6 nonpartisan special election to fill the rest of Cochran's term, which expires in January 2021. She'll serve until at least November, when a special election will be held. It appears from the press coverage that Hyde-Smith will be able to count on support from the GOP "establishment" a...

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  • Americans Banned From Buying Venezuela's Digital Currency
Americans Banned From Buying Venezuela's Digital Currency

Venezuela's state-backed cryptocurrency petro has been mired in controversy right from the beginning. President Nicolas Maduro says the government is set to finance an estimated 236,000 new homes thanks to the recent presale of Venezuelan oil-back cryptocurrency - Petro .

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  • 'Black Panther' Surpasses 'Star Wars' As Most Tweeted About Movie Ever
'Black Panther' Surpasses 'Star Wars' As Most Tweeted About Movie Ever

It has as of 24 hours ago reached $1.2 billion at the box office. That amount makes it more discussion-worthy than the previous record holders, Star Wars flicks " The Force Awakens " and " The Last Jedi ". As reported by CNN , the most retweeted post about Black Panther was by Lamar himself when he dropped his list for the film's soundtrack....

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