• Trump tells Cornyn he's open to tweaking gun background check system
Trump tells Cornyn he's open to tweaking gun background check system

Murphy said in a tweet on Monday that Trump's willingness to look at the issue of background checks is "another sign the politics of gun violence are shifting rapidly". "We want to make sure that we can do that in the proper way". During his presidential campaign, Trump was vocal in his opposition to gun-control measures, telling a National Rif...

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  • Russia's Lavrov calls Turkey, Syria to resolve Afrin crisis through 'direct dialogue'
Russia's Lavrov calls Turkey, Syria to resolve Afrin crisis through 'direct dialogue'

Ankara sees YPG as part of the banned Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK), which has waged a decades-long bloody rebellion against the Turkish state in southeastern parts of the country. There is an anti-Turkish propaganda alleging that the operation in Afrin is aimed against ethnic kurds , the minister noted. The forces were being concentrated in ...

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  • Ex-Russian diplomat calls United States charges 'fantasies'
Ex-Russian diplomat calls United States charges 'fantasies'

His obsession with absolving his campaign of any collusion with Russian interests during the 2016 presidential election and continual belittling of the Federal Bureau of Investigation relegates the real problem to an after-thought - Vladimir Putin's attempt to disrupt the American political process.

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  • Pyongyang was venue for secret talks on sending Olympic team
Pyongyang was venue for secret talks on sending Olympic team

I was embarrassed and ashamed as I watched U.S. Vice President Mike Pence sit emotionless - like "death" - in the VIP box. Official Washington, D.C., and Tokyo cautioned South Korea not to be taken in by Pyongyang's "charm offensive". The South Korean president replied carefully, saying, "The early resumption of dialogue between the US and Nort...

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  • Mueller Charges Lawyer With Lying During Investigation
Mueller Charges Lawyer With Lying During Investigation

Van Der Zwaan is the son of Russian oligarch German Khan . The charging document notes that the emails van der Zwaan is accused of deleting and withholding from the special counsel's office were also sought by the law firm, which is referred to as "Law Firm A".

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  • Waterways Connectivity For Navi Mumbai Airport: Gadkari
Waterways Connectivity For Navi Mumbai Airport: Gadkari

The chief minister said, "Magnetic Maharashra of such magnitude was possible as Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given us an opportunity to host the Make In India two years ago". The implementation cost has also jumped from Rs 3,000-crore to Rs-16,700 crore. The NMIAL, a greenfield airport, will be constructed in the public-private partnership ...

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  • Parks back in Patrick Brown's camp
Parks back in Patrick Brown's camp

Brown has staged a mounting campaign to clear his name in recent days, speaking out in his own defence on social media and in media interviews. "The support we've been getting across the province has just been so encouraging...frankly, it changed my opinion".

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  • Pakistani court sentences 7-year-old Zainab Ansari's killer to death
Pakistani court sentences 7-year-old Zainab Ansari's killer to death

No journalists were allowed inside the courtroom. Ali faces further charges in the cases of at least seven other children he attacked - five of whom were murdered - in a spate of assaults that had stoked fears a serial child killer was on the loose.

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  • Thirteen killed in helicopter crash after Mexico quake
Thirteen killed in helicopter crash after Mexico quake

Mexico's Interior Department said that the helicopter was carrying Secretary Alfonso Navarrete and Oaxaca state Gov. Alejandro Murat, who were evaluating reports of damage from the quake. About 100 000 people in Oaxaca had lost power, the state's governor said. The 13 who were killed were all on the ground, spokeswoman Lizbeth Hernandez Brav...

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  • Trump conspired to keep affair with Playboy model secret
Trump conspired to keep affair with Playboy model secret

Indeed, McDougal says that she attended the same golf tournament at Lake Tahoe where, Daniels said, she first had sex with Trump , who denies both affairs. Before the US President and First Lady travel from the White House to Air Force One, it is traditional that they walk across the South Lawn together, as they have done on previous trips.

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  • Amy Schumer ties the knot in a secret celebrity-filled ceremony
Amy Schumer ties the knot in a secret celebrity-filled ceremony

In the same public announcement, Schumer also urged her fans and followers to donate some money to a nonprofit organization, which is against gun violence and mass shootings, as well as aids victims of these types of tragedies. The American actress will appear in the upcoming film I Feel Pretty , about an insecure woman who wakes from a fall beli...

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  • J&K: Gunbattle between security forces, militants in Baramulla, no casualty so far
J&K: Gunbattle between security forces, militants in Baramulla, no casualty so far

The entire area has been cordoned off and a massive search and combing operation has been launched to nab the terrorists. Both of them managed to escape. Earlier on Thursday, some unidentified terrorists had targeted a CRPF camp in Awantipora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. Security forces, however, retaliated strongly, forcing the ...

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  • United States can't keep up with bigger, stronger Russians in men's hockey
United States can't keep up with bigger, stronger Russians in men's hockey

Los Angeles Kings 2012 draft pick Nikolai Prokhorkin scored the Russians' first two goals in a dominant performance. Anna Shokhina had two goals and two assists as the team of Olympic athletes from Russian Federation advanced to the women's hockey semifinals against defending gold medallist Canada with an upset 6-2 win over Switzerland.

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  • Kelly makes changes to White House security clearance process
Kelly makes changes to White House security clearance process

Kelly issued a five-page memo Friday that acknowledged White House mistakes but also put the onus on the FBI and the Justice Department to provide more timely updates on background investigations, asking that any significant derogatory information about staff members be quickly flagged to the White House counsel's office.

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  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visits Rashtrapati Bhavan
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visits Rashtrapati Bhavan

Iran and India can jointly fight against terrorism and drug trafficking, he said . On the timelines, he said, "We agreed that next week the Indian team will come to Tehran for finalising some of the points". In his address, Modi said that both India and Iran want to see their close neighbour Afghanistan as a "peaceful, secure, stable, prospero...

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  • A sunny start this morning. Snow moves in this evening
A sunny start this morning. Snow moves in this evening

MA will likely wake up Sunday morning to a snowy scene, as a storm threatens to drop as much as eight inches of snow in areas south of Boston. As that front drives in a brisk northwest wind (gusting over 25 mph), colder air will begin flowing into the Garden State.

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  • Ethiopia declares national state of emergency
Ethiopia declares national state of emergency

The most recent state of emergency in Ethiopia is the second the country's government has put in place since 2016, following protests that killed dozens of demonstrators. Ethiopian National Security Council (ENSC) on Saturday urged citizens to respect the state of emergency that came into effect on Friday. A stampede at a religious event southeas...

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  • Strongest quake in 10 years hits UK
Strongest quake in 10 years hits UK

The BGS said such an event only occurs in Britain about every two to three years. The organisation said it was the biggest seismic event in the area since a 5.2 magnitude natural disaster in 1906. However, no reports of serious damage or injury has been recorded. The EMSC an Independent Scientific Organization and provider of real-time natural ...

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  • Israeli fighter jets raid Hamas in Gaza
Israeli fighter jets raid Hamas in Gaza

The Israeli military said it believed the Popular Resistance Committee in Gaza, an umbrella group of hard-line factions, planted the flag a day earlier during demonstrations in the area, Haaretz reported . "The IDF views with great severity the attempt of the Hamas terrorist organization to carry out seemingly spontaneous demonstrations meant to...

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  • No. 10 Auburn can't overcome slow start at SC
No. 10 Auburn can't overcome slow start at SC

The Gamecocks held on for an 84-75 win to drop Auburn to 23-4 overall and 11-3 in the conference. "I was very proud of the way the kids battled back", Auburn coach Bruce Pearl said after the game. "We went from being right there to being down 14 or whatever it was", Martin said. Frank Booker paced SC offensively with 19 points, making...

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