• Derbyshire MP Sir Patrick McLoughlin stands down as Tory party chair
Derbyshire MP Sir Patrick McLoughlin stands down as Tory party chair

As hacks got to grips with the news that Grayling's tenure as party chairman had been terminated around 27 seconds after it was announced, tributes for the politician known as "Gray Thing" poured in on social media. Separately, Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has resigned due to ill health . A former housing minister, he was promoted...

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  • National Football League officials to review if Panthers followed concussion protocol
National Football League officials to review if Panthers followed concussion protocol

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) is examined after being tackled by the New Orleans Saints during the fourth quarter in the NFC Wild Card playoff football game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Panthers quarterback went to the ground as he left the field but quickly returned to the game after missing only one play. Under concussion...

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  • Fury after top BBC journalist quits over pay scandal
Fury after top BBC journalist quits over pay scandal

China editor Carrie Gracie has stood down after 30 years at the BBC . The EHRC not only has the power to name and same organisations, but can also bring legal action, something the BBC also potentially faces from its female employees who believe they have been paid less than men for doing the same jobs.

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  • Billionaire Tom Steyer Will Not Run for Office in 2018
Billionaire Tom Steyer Will Not Run for Office in 2018

Steyer said. The "most important task for me is ... organizing and mobilizing America's voters ". The $30 million will be used to mobilize young voters in 10 key states: Florida, Virginia, Wisconsin, Michigan, Nevada, California, Pennsylvania, Iowa, New Hampshire and Arizona, Steyer said.

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  • MLK, Jr. Commemoration Week Begins With Hope Of Inspiring The Young
MLK, Jr. Commemoration Week Begins With Hope Of Inspiring The Young

Day is coming up next week, which means city offices in Charlottesville will be closed. To sign up a group, organization, or church to participate in the march, contact Moultrie at tnd2475@gmail.com . The Union Valley Baptist Church, Lawrenceburg, and the pastor the Rev. Sheldon Rox will be host of the annual Martin Luther King March and Celebrati...

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  • Indian Diaspora a Platform for Strong India-ASEAN Ties
Indian Diaspora a Platform for Strong India-ASEAN Ties

Swaraj, who apparently was quite generous with the words, used the occasion to make a positive note about the Non Resident Indians (NRIs), saying that, "Wherever I have gone, I have been told a few things about Non Resident Indians - An Indians is a good neighbor, Indians are hard working people, Indians are law abiding citizens and this fills me w...

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  • Deputy shot, dies trying to catch suspect
Deputy shot, dies trying to catch suspect

McCartney was taken to a Tacoma hospital, where he was pronounced dead. One of the burglars was found dead near the scene, and a handgun was recovered. A manhunt is underway in Pierce County following the shooting death of a Sheriff's Deputy. School District cancelled school Monday due to an "abundance of caution", and the police investigation ...

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  • Egypt to hold 2018 presidential elections in March
Egypt to hold 2018 presidential elections in March

It is widely expected that incumbent President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will run for a second term after having won a landslide victory in 2014. Elections in Egypt will be held between March 26 and 28. Shafiq was Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister before he was toppled in the 25 January uprising in 2011. The name of the winning candidate will be...

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  • Trump Admin to End Immigration Protection for 200K Salvadorans
Trump Admin to End Immigration Protection for 200K Salvadorans

Monday is the deadline for deciding the future of a protected status for nationals of El Salvador , and the Department of Homeland Security is widely expected to announce an end to the program, which has offered work permits and the right to live in the United States.

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  • Israel lists 20 groups to be denied entry over boycott calls
Israel lists 20 groups to be denied entry over boycott calls

BDS stands for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel . According to the TV report these include BDS groups from Italy, France, South Africa , Scandinavia, and the Jewish American group Jewish Voice for Peace . It will focus on lobbying, public campaigns, solidarity visits to Israel for high-profile opinion-makers, soci...

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  • Supreme Court to review Section 377
Supreme Court to review Section 377

The Supreme Court said Monday that while choice can't be allowed to cross the boundaries of law, laws shouldn't trample or curtail the inherent right to freedom granted to individuals by the Indian Constitution. "Good laws like Mississippi's protect freedom and harm no one", said Kevin Theriot, one of the group's lawyers. By rejecting the cases...

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  • Fire breaks out at Trump Tower: Photos, videos
Fire breaks out at Trump Tower: Photos, videos

The president was not in the building when the fire erupted. By 8 a.m., the smoke had cleared and firefighters appeared to have left the scene, footage showed. The fire was believed under control and no injuries were reported, NBC News reported on Twitter. Located on Fifth Avenue, the glitzy building contains offices, cafes, condos, and an atri...

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  • Powerball winning numbers drawn for $570M jackpot on Saturday
Powerball winning numbers drawn for $570M jackpot on Saturday

It comes after National Lottery bosses were revealed to be planning on slashing the odds of winning to reverse tumbling ticket sales . With no jackpot winning tickets sold in either game since October, combined the two lottery grand prizes topped $1 billion, the third-largest total in the history of the games.

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  • Lana Del Rey says Radiohead are suing her for allegedly copying 'Creep'
Lana Del Rey says Radiohead are suing her for allegedly copying 'Creep'

The song is the last track on Del Rey's fifth album Lust for Life , which was released a year ago and went straight to number one in the USA and United Kingdom, and the fact she appears to have been heavily influenced by the classic song hasn't gone unnoticed.

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  • Scientists have discovered a new largest number
Scientists have discovered a new largest number

Number, the designation M77232917 represents a power of two minus 1; the exponent is equal to 77 232 917. As exciting as this discovery is, the Holy Grail of primes is yet to be found: a prime number containing 100 million digits. They are too big for cryptography and most of the work in number theory about them doesn't require actual examples ...

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  • Yemen government sets conditions for Houthi rebels talks
Yemen government sets conditions for Houthi rebels talks

Yemen's Houthi rebels on Sunday claimed they shot down a fighter jet of the Saudi-led military coalition, though Saudi media reported it only crashed due to technical problem. A Saudi-led coalition responded in March 2015 by launching airstrikes against the Houthis on behalf of Hadi's government. The almost three years into Yemen's civil war hav...

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  • Kupwara avalanche: 7-year-old boy rescued, death toll rises to 11
Kupwara avalanche: 7-year-old boy rescued, death toll rises to 11

Officials said that a joint rescue operation was launched by the police, the Army, the SDRF and local people on Friday afternoon when the avalanche hit the area. The deceased Beacon officer was identified as Mangla Prasad Singh, a junior engineer from 109 RRC. She conveyed her sympathies to the bereaved families.

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  • Delhi Police registers FIR against scribe over Aadhaar data breach
Delhi Police registers FIR against scribe over Aadhaar data breach

For another Rs 300, they were provided with "software" that allowed them to print any Aadhaar card for which they had the number. Security editor for ZDnet Zack Whittaker had tweeted , "India has a national ID database with the private information of almost 1.2 billion nationals".

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  • India bar fire kills five employees in Bangalore
India bar fire kills five employees in Bangalore

Dayashankar)". The blaze started around 2.30 am at the bar in Kalasipalyam, a busy and congested area in the heart of Bengaluru . "An incident of fire has occurred at Kailash Bar and Restaurant located in the ground floor of Kumbaara sangha building (in the vegetable market area)".

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  • Time for regime change in Tripura: Amit Shah
Time for regime change in Tripura: Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Sunday launched an attack on the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) in Tripura for spreading violence, saying that the former can not stop them from rising in the Left-ruled state. "I can highlight many instances of corruption in the states ruled by the CPI-M", Amit Shah said. The rate of crim...

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