• Police release grisly photo of gay serial killer's potential victim
Police release grisly photo of gay serial killer's potential victim

The police investigation has focused on dismembered bodies found in large planters on a property where McArthur worked as a landscaper, and police say they have discovered the decomposing remains of at least seven people. DNA analysis could take months. Idsinga said they realise how hard it might be for a relative or friend to see the picture and...

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  • Left parties stage rally against demolition of Lenin statue in Tripura
Left parties stage rally against demolition of Lenin statue in Tripura

Both the perpetrators were arrested by the police soon after. "Tomorrow, statues of caste fanatic EV Ramaswamy Periyar will be brought down". "Violence as seen in Tripura has no space in our country", Patnaik said in a twitter post reacting to the pulling down of two statues of communist icon Lenin in Tripura.

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  • Senate Takes Key Procedural Step on Reg Reform Bill
Senate Takes Key Procedural Step on Reg Reform Bill

Several Democrats who have been touted as 2020 presidential candidates-including Massachusetts' Elizabeth Warren , New York's Kirsten Gillibrand and California's Kamala Harris-voted against it. It will "allow big banks to include municipal bonds in required stockpiles of assets that could be sold to provide funding in a crisis". Warren said that a...

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  • Special package better than status, says Arun Jaitley
Special package better than status, says Arun Jaitley

After holding a marathon meeting with his party lawmakers, Naidu announced that his two ministers in the central government, YS Chowdary and Ashok Gajapati Raju, will resign from the cabinet on Thursday morning. In Andhra Pradesh's case, the higher allocation was given for Externally Aided Projects of the State, Jaitley said. Pressed on the issue...

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  • Wednesday's weather: Sunny spells and scattered showers, some hail or sleet tonight
Wednesday's weather: Sunny spells and scattered showers, some hail or sleet tonight

While the snow will likely be flying for most folks this morning, don't expect any travel issues. It'll be a precipitation potpourri the next few days as lake effect snow revs up on the backside of the system. Look for partly cloudy skies Thursday night as lows drop to the mid-20s. Highs on Monday will be in the mid-40s. It starts slo...

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  • International Women's Day 2018: #PressForProgress theme celebrates Gender Equality
International Women's Day 2018: #PressForProgress theme celebrates Gender Equality

Law Society figures show that of the 13,187 lawyers practising in New Zealand on 8 March, 6617 are women and 6570 are men. It is a worldwide event that commemorates the achievements of women. The theme of this year's day is - Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women's lives'. In 1910, at the International Women's Conference with ...

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  • Trump says he'll counteract any Russia meddling of midterms
Trump says he'll counteract any Russia meddling of midterms

Trump said "there will be people that change", but "they all want to be in the White House". I don't want to talk so much about things that we don't know yet. "That hit a nerve for him", another user tweeted , noting that Trump preceded his statement with the phrase "believe me", a surefire sign that he was telling "a big fat lie".

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  • Gary Cohn Resigns as White House Economic Adviser After Losing Tariffs Fight
Gary Cohn Resigns as White House Economic Adviser After Losing Tariffs Fight

Gary Cohn will step down from his role as U.S. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser in the coming weeks. Trump's plan would place a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum. In a tweet earlier today, Trump sought to portray himself as the architect of some of the changes, writing, "I still have some people that I...

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  • At least 18 killed as second natural disaster strikes Papua New Guinea
At least 18 killed as second natural disaster strikes Papua New Guinea

The strongest quake of 7.5 magnitude left houses devastated as well as generated landslides in a remote province as reports about it leaked out slowly. Strong aftershocks are continuing to rock Papua New Guinea, including a shallow magnitude-6.7 tremor early on Wednesday. Australia, New Zealand and the Red Cross have all pledged aid, although rea...

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  • Jaitley to seek Rajya Sabha re-election from UP
Jaitley to seek Rajya Sabha re-election from UP

Mayawati is believed to have said at a meeting with MLAs in Lucknow that the Congress has agreed to support BSP's nominee in the Rajya Sabha elections. The NISHAD party is also supporting the SP candidates in Gorakhpur and Phulpur by-polls. The BJP candidates who had that time won the Rajya Sabha polls were party president Amit Shah and Union mi...

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  • French FM Visits Iran to Talk Ballistic Missiles and Syria
French FM Visits Iran to Talk Ballistic Missiles and Syria

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian's trip to Iran has seemingly failed to produce the results likely expected by President Emmanuel Macron. Iran's defense program is not the business of any country including France, a senior adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader said here on Saturday.

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  • China: Govt sets trillion yuan military budget
China: Govt sets trillion yuan military budget

China is spending "an extraordinary amount of money" on global influence, U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said at a hearing in Washington, D.C. I expect eventually we will see warships and aircraft there regularly, if not based there permanently. Ning Jizhe, deputy head of the National Development and Reform Commission, said ...

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  • Troubled LB Smith turns himself in, bond set at $30K
Troubled LB Smith turns himself in, bond set at $30K

Police had responded at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday to a home in the 600 block of Bush Street after someone reported that Smith was involved in a domestic violence offense. He was arrested in 2012 and 2013 on suspicion of DUI. Aldon Smith leaves SF jail after bailing outSmith was booked Tuesday morning on misdemeanor domestic violence and other r...

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  • France plans to set an age of consent for first time
France plans to set an age of consent for first time

The current age of consent in France is 15. In the United Kingdom there are also additional laws stating that children under the age of 13 can never consent to sexual activity. Once implemented it will criminalize any sexual conduct with any minor under that age. But the same court reversed its decision last month, saying the accused should f...

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  • Swedish leader warns tariffs 'will hurt us all,' as Trump doubles down
Swedish leader warns tariffs 'will hurt us all,' as Trump doubles down

European Union leaders said they would retaliate with tariffs on US imports of bluejeans, bourbon and Harley-Davidson motorcycles. After Trump defended his tariff proposal as necessary, Lofven doubled down. "We've seen Russian bots and activities stirring up people on both sides of the gun debate after the shootings in Florida", the Virginia l...

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  • Deal reached to end West Virginia teacher strike
Deal reached to end West Virginia teacher strike

The salary for beginning teachers in West Virginia is $32,435 a year, and the average teacher salary is $44,701, according to the state teachers union. The teacher walkout began February 22, and during its nine-day span has affected an estimated 277,000 students and 35,000 school employees. Communities, in turn, have supported the teachers' p...

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  • Stormy Daniels sues Trump
Stormy Daniels sues Trump

The filing, in Los Angeles Superior Court , represents the latest development in a legal battle involving Trump, his longtime personal lawyer and the actress, Stephanie Clifford , whose stage name is Stormy Daniels . Apparently, Trump didn't think paying his fixer back was a priority as sources claimed that Cohen was complaining after the electi...

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  • Beijing's South China Sea moves create 'angst': U.S. admiral
Beijing's South China Sea moves create 'angst': U.S. admiral

Robert Manning III told Pentagon reporters this morning. The crew will meet with their Vietnamese counterparts, visit victims of Agent Orange , and participate in a soccer match and a concert. The United States holds no claims to the South China Sea, but has regularly deployed military vessels and planes near Chinese-controlled islands in the area...

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  • 132-year-old German message in a bottle found in Australia
132-year-old German message in a bottle found in Australia

Reports say thousands of bottles had been thrown overboard from ships during that time in order to indicate the currents of the ocean. Ship captains were expected to write in details on one side of the paper, and those who found the bottles were asked to fill out the back and return the notes to either to the German Naval Observatory in Hamburg o...

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  • Trump slumps on Forbes billionaires list
Trump slumps on Forbes billionaires list

First overall on the list is Amazon founder Jeff Bezos , who is worth an astonishing $112 billion . Bezos' boost: The magazine said the 59 percent rise in the price of Amazon stocks caused the company's CEO to shoot up to the number 1 spot.

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