• Bill Clinton attends Martin McGuinness funeral in Northern Ireland
Bill Clinton attends Martin McGuinness funeral in Northern Ireland

Some of the reasons were principled, some were practical, but he decided". It was an extraordinary, quite remarkable, turnout: James Brokenshire, Northern Ireland Secretary, obviously, but also poor John Hume, the former SDLP leader - the party was marginalised by Sinn Fein, the present head of the Police Service of Northern Ireland and the forme...

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  • Managers united in their admiration of Ryan McBride
Managers united in their admiration of Ryan McBride

Ryan McBride on what it meant to captain Derry City. John Delaney, chief executive of the Football Association of Ireland, said Irish football had lost a "true great of the game" following McBride's death. The FAI also expressed their sympathies and condolences to McBride's family, friends and club. - Shay Given (@No1shaygiven) March 20, 2017Th...

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  • 'Bank' the turtle dies after more than 900 coins removed from stomach
'Bank' the turtle dies after more than 900 coins removed from stomach

The female green sea turtle nicknamed "Piggy Bank" swims in a pool earlier this month at the Sea Turtle Conservation Center in Thailand's Chonburi province. Vets found around 1,000 Thai baht in Bank's stomach, causing her to become severely sick ( Daily Mail ). Dr Achariya Sailasuta, a professor at Bangkok's Chulalongkorn University said Bank h...

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  • European banks launder millions from Russian Federation
European banks launder millions from Russian Federation

Authorities in Russia, Moldova and Latvia have said they're cracking down on money laundering following the journalism group's 2014 report on the alleged scheme. Reports say the transfers were typically facilitated by one firm agreeing to lend money to another, with the "debt" underwritten by a third Russian company.

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  • Manipur CM N Biren Singh to face floor test today
Manipur CM N Biren Singh to face floor test today

Yumnam Khemchand Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was elected as the Speaker of Manipur Assembly ahead of the floor test. There was no division taken but it was evident that lone Trinamool Congress MLA also supported the Nongthombam Biren Singh government.

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  • White House defends Trump wiretap claim despite Federal Bureau of Investigation finding 'no information'
White House defends Trump wiretap claim despite Federal Bureau of Investigation finding 'no information'

But unfortunately for us, when Trump was a private citizen, he spent much of his time crying about President Obama's leisure time, which means that now when he acts like a big hypocrite, we can't help but point it out and correct the record.

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  • Syrian Forces Retake Damascus Areas from Militants
Syrian Forces Retake Damascus Areas from Militants

Intense battles were still ongoing in the vicinity of the al-Qaboun and Jobar districts in the capital's northeast, according to sources of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Ahrar al-Sham rebel group said fighters had "liberated" the area. An AFP photographer saw men, women and toddlers peeking out from behind curtains as the buses h...

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  • Article 50 to be triggered on 29 March
Article 50 to be triggered on 29 March

The UK's permanent representative in Brussels, Sir Tim Barrow, this morning notified European Council president Donald Tusk that the Prime Minister has chosen Wednesday March 29 as the day to obey the instructions of the British people given in last June's in-out referendum.

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  • AAA: Gas prices rise 1 cent across MI
AAA: Gas prices rise 1 cent across MI

In Tennessee, gas prices dropped two cents from the previous week for an average of $2.05 on Sunday. The price of gasoline is down once cent from last week. In Georgia, the most expensive areas are Atlanta ($2.19), Savannah ($2.19), and Athens ($2.15). The price drop caught gasoline analysts by surprise but they still predict an eventual rise i...

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  • Trump 'looks forward to visiting China' - Tillerson
Trump 'looks forward to visiting China' - Tillerson

Tillerson also criticized China's economic retaliation against South Korea for Seoul's joint decision to deploy the USA missile defense system THAAD on the peninsula. But Tillerson refrained from further tough talk in his joint appearance with Wang , who appeared to chide the United States diplomat over his rhetoric this week.

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  • Turkish Foreign Minister Calls on European Union to Implement Visa Liberalization Deal
Turkish Foreign Minister Calls on European Union to Implement Visa Liberalization Deal

The European Union (EU) heaped praise on the EU-Turkey deal in a factsheet published on Friday, a day ahead of its one-year anniversary, saying it remarkably reduced migratory flows from Turkey to Greece and the loss of life at the sea. But his rhetoric has raised questions about the continuation of Turkey's half-century bid to join the EU. I...

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  • Syrian reports claim Israeli aircraft struck vehicle near border, killing driver
Syrian reports claim Israeli aircraft struck vehicle near border, killing driver

Israeli media reported Friday morning that the strikes were aimed at arms convoys in Syria's Homs District, not far from Palmyra, a formerly Islamic State group-held city retaken earlier this month by Syrian regime forces with backing from Russian Federation.

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  • Evacuation of last rebel-held district of Syria's Homs begins
Evacuation of last rebel-held district of Syria's Homs begins

Their departure, after intense negotiations, involves the movement of more than 1,500 people to the northeastern region of Aleppo under the supervision of the Red Crescent and the military police of Syria and Russian Federation. " The preparations and the reality on the ground indicate that things will go well ", Barazi said. The government has i...

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  • UK's May scotches bid for new independence referendum before Brexit
UK's May scotches bid for new independence referendum before Brexit

While acknowledging a snap election was an option, her spokesman said: "We're not planning to do that", adding: "We are not in that space". With the United Kingdom having voted to leave the European Union in 2016 and Scotland voting to stay part of the bloc, she will insist the future "looks very different" than it did in 2014 when Scotland s...

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  • Marshfield's JC Penney to close
Marshfield's JC Penney to close

Liquidation sales are expected to begin by April 17 with the stores expected to close in June. The company will provide outplacement support services for eligible employees who will be leaving the chain. But the company estimates that it will save $200 million. In addition to the store at Boone Mall, the company plans to shut down stores at Eastr...

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  • Adrian Gonzalez is still fuming about the World Baseball Classic
Adrian Gonzalez is still fuming about the World Baseball Classic

After redoing the numbers, Venezuela came out ahead, leaving Gonzalez and Mexico furious. One necessary point: If there's another World Baseball Classic in 2021, Gonzalez would be 38 years old. Although the event is not even an annual occurrence, Gonzalez says that he will never play in the World Baseball Classic ever again. Venezuela's...

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  • 'Congress Traveling Now By Bus Because'...Manohar Parrikar Mocks Rival
'Congress Traveling Now By Bus Because'...Manohar Parrikar Mocks Rival

The Congress leaders, including party General Secretary Digvijaya Singh and top state politicians, camped at the iconic Mandovi hotel in Panaji , where for five hours they wrangled over the choice of the CLP leader, apart from waiting for Vijai Sardesai of the GFP and other Independents.

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  • Trump gives Central Intelligence Agency authority to carry out drone strikes
Trump gives Central Intelligence Agency authority to carry out drone strikes

Former President Barack Obama had halted United States drone strikes in the last eight month of his administration. The latter would be carried out by the military's Joint Special Operations Command. Officials claimed anywhere from 64 to 116 civilians were killed in the strikes, and up to 2,581 combatants - but critics have constantly said the go...

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  • UK Parliament clears way for Brexit talks with EU
UK Parliament clears way for Brexit talks with EU

Earlier, the government had comfortably won votes on the issues in the Commons, with only a handful of Tory MPs rebelling. Mrs May, who was appointed Prime Minister shortly after Britain voted to leave the European Union last June, faced down attempts in both the Lower and Upper Houses of Parliament to add conditions to the Bill giving her right ...

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  • Fate of 315 North Koreans in Malaysia to be known today - DPM
Fate of 315 North Koreans in Malaysia to be known today - DPM

Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohammad Apandi Ali said due to the sensitive nature of the ongoing negotiations, only Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak will comment on the issue. "The United States and the South Korean authority are groundlessly blaming the DPRK, asserting that he was intoxicated by a highly poisonous VX nerve substance", Kim s...

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  • Trump to host China's Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago club
Trump to host China's Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago club

China's foreign ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment. No golf is planned, however, according to the report in Axios . The website has pointed out that Trump's choice of Mar-a-Lago - instead of the "formal and cold" White House - as the location for the summit was "likely to capture the rivals in relaxed, friendly set...

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  • New KPCC president to take charge before April 12: Chennithala
New KPCC president to take charge before April 12: Chennithala

The Muslim League, which had defended Mr Sudheeran in his strong stand in liquor policy, is now peeved that he did not bother to take the party into confidence before deciding to call it quits. Most of the time even he has found it hard to patch up issues between these groups. Congress leaders were taken aback by the decision of Sudheeran, who as...

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  • Pregnant Ciara Involved in a Car Accident
Pregnant Ciara Involved in a Car Accident

Neither she nor her husband, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, have responded to the accident on social media. She was spotted "clutching her chest and shoulder, but walking around and talking on her phone" after the accident.

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  • Radioactive wild boars have taken over two Japanese towns
Radioactive wild boars have taken over two Japanese towns

Some of the animals have reportedly taken shelter in previously abandoned homes. He warned that if humans didn't re-take control, things could get "even wilder and uninhabitable". In nearby Tomioka, a team of 14 have been tasked with ridding the area with boars using their air rifles. More than half of the 21,500 former residents have decided not...

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  • Turkey, Russia, and USA draw chart to oust IS out of Syria
Turkey, Russia, and USA draw chart to oust IS out of Syria

The Turkish Prime Minister voiced his opposition to the US choosing to cooperate with the YPG over Turkey, saying: "If this operation is carried out in this manner there will be a cost for Turkey-US relations, because the YPG is a terrorist organisation".

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  • Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar elected as new Mumbai Mayor
Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar elected as new Mumbai Mayor

Out of the 227 corporators, 218 participated in the voting process. Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar was elected as the Mayor of the Bombay Municipal Corporation by the newly elected members of the ruling BJP-Sena combine. Corporators of the Raj Thackeray-led MNS did not turn up to the House for the elections. Mahadeshwar, 56, a former princi...

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  • US to open CONCACAF Gold Cup against Panama on July 8
US to open CONCACAF Gold Cup against Panama on July 8

In Group C , Mexico will face El Salvador, Jamaica and Curacao. Martinique awaits on July 12 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, and the match against Haiti or Nicaragua will be played July 15 at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. New manager Bruce Arena will be looking to take the Gold Cup crown on home soil as a way to launch into the run...

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  • UCL Match Report: Napoli v Real Madrid 07 March 2017
UCL Match Report: Napoli v Real Madrid 07 March 2017

Things are precariously placed for the defensively shaky defending champions Real who could bow out on away goals . UEFA Champions League (UCL) round of 16 second leg kicks off on Wednesday, March 8 , with Napoli taking on Real Madrid and Arsenal locking horns with Bayern Munich.

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  • Cuomo to meet with Netanyahu during visit to Israel
Cuomo to meet with Netanyahu during visit to Israel

It is disgusting, it is reprehensible, it violates every tenet of the New York State tradition.New York State by its definition is a celebration of diversity, it accepts all, we believe in the spirit of inclusion and we live by discrimination of none.

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  • Little progress at Syria peace talks, but fresh negotiations planned
Little progress at Syria peace talks, but fresh negotiations planned

A non-paper was later presented by de Mistura "which is based on the paper we presented", said Jaafari, adding that "the non-paper will be discussed in light of our amendments". He said his team had presented all delegations a paper outlining 12 different points, summarizing the commonalities shared by "all those who care about Syria".

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  • France's Fillon battles to keep campaign afloat
France's Fillon battles to keep campaign afloat

The European Parliament held the vote on whether to revoke the far right leader's immunity following requests from the French judiciary. Pressure ratcheted up on Fillon after the former premier revealed on Wednesday that he would be charged over allegations he paid his wife Penelope and children almost 900,000 euros ($950,000) for allegedly b...

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  • McDonald's is Strategizing to Win Back its 500 Million Lost Customers
McDonald's is Strategizing to Win Back its 500 Million Lost Customers

To win back customers, McDonald's told investors Wednesday that it will be taking a range of steps, from improving the quality of its burgers, to ramping up delivery to rolling out more modern spaces where diners can order a meal with the tap of a screen.

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  • Boy, 5, missing in the Murray, another child savaged, woman arrested
Boy, 5, missing in the Murray, another child savaged, woman arrested

The woman then allegedly turned to the younger son, while the older son managed to struggle free before he was attacked by a pit bull. Police launched a major search operation involving the SES and air wing, hunting for him all night, but he was not found.

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  • May accuses Sturgeon of 'twisting the truth' in Scottish independence bid
May accuses Sturgeon of 'twisting the truth' in Scottish independence bid

In a wide-ranging interview with the Press and Journal, Mrs May also voiced her support for the "world class" North Sea oil and gas industry and said her party would "fight hard" across Scotland in the summer's local elections. Scottish Nationalist MPs accused Mrs May of a "power grab" after she dodged the question at Prime Minister's Questions...

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  • Russian jets mistakenly bomb US-backed forces in Syria: Pentagon
Russian jets mistakenly bomb US-backed forces in Syria: Pentagon

A Russian airstrike that was intended for Islamic State militants in Northern Syria mistakenly bombed a coalition of Syrian and Arab troops being trained by the United States, Army Lt. The United States and Russian Federation have a channel for avoiding each other in the crowded airspace over Syria. Currently, about 500 USA troops are in Syria ...

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