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'Booby trap bomb' in NI may have caused auto fire

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Arlene Foster, the leader of the Democratic Unionist party, condemned those behind the attack. Forensic officers have found no evidence of a booby trap bomb, and now suspect a mechanical malfunction of some kind. Security sources in the region said they believed the bomb had been placed there by one of the violent dissident republican groups opposed to the peace process. Read More »

Democrats press for gun votes as Trump tacks back toward the NRA

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Their policies may have fired up Democrats, but they've also inspired Republicans. Another Democratic senator, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, told CNN's State of the Union he believed the president would sign his bill to boost background checks, co-sponsored with the Pennsylvania Republican Pat Toomey, if it made it to his desk. Read More »

Trump asked Kelly to encourage Ivanka, Jared, to exit

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How did Kushner get where he got in first place? But maybe Qatar , or one of the US companies that loaned Kushner's family business $500 million, after he met with them in his government role, would have financed Carson's family dining set, had they been asked. Read More »

Another Nor'easter Looms Ahead With Nearly 65000 Westchesterites Still Without Power

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Service between NY and Washington along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor was suspended on Saturday morning because of power outages, the passenger railroad said on Twitter. Andrew Cuomo issued a State of Emergency for Dutchess, Putnam and Sullivan Counties. While some have gratefully seen power restored, Con Edison still tracks more than 43,000 customers who might not see their heat or lights come on until 11 p.m. Read More »

Zarif: EU should compel USA to abide by JCPOA

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Some reports say Iran's role in the region, the country's missile program, and saving nuclear deal from Donald Trump threats were on the agenda. According to the Iranian presidency website, Rouhani and Le Drian discussed developments in the Middle East, namely in Yemen, Lebanon and Syria. Read More »

Massive fire at metal factory in Kalachowki area, no casualties

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No casualty was reported in the incident so far. The main road leading up to the spot where the fire broke out has been sealed by Mumbai Police. However, it was soon upgraded to a Level 4 fire. However, reports said the fire is so enormous that it can be seen from a considerable distance. Last week, a fire also broke out in a chemical factory in Asalfa village in Ghatkopar, a central Mumbai suburb. Read More »

Jailed School Shooter Praises Gun Control Efforts

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Not the police or the teachers, the shooters. A man who is serving time for shooting up his high school in upstate NY praised the survivors in Parkland, Fla., for their "courageous and inspiring" calls for stricter gun control laws. The students at St. Sabina will participate in a national walkout to protest gun violence on March 14, and also plan to travel to Washington, D.C., later this month for the "March For Our Lives" organized by the Florida shooting survivors, according to CBS Chicago. Read More »

Dramatic video shows officers save a choking puppy in North Reading

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Uniformed officers can then be seen rushing out to examine the puppy and provide help. She ran into the police station in a panic looking for help from the officer's inside. "We do not get to choose the emergency situation that comes our way, so it is important that first responders be prepared for anything", Fire Chief Don Stats said. Read More »

Indonesian Villagers Killed Rare Tiger Because They Believed It Was a Shapeshifter

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Local conservation agency head Hotmauli Sianturi said a conservation officer was blocked from preventing the death, and added: 'Unfortunately they would not listen. Villagers surrounded the animals and plunged spears repeatedly into the tiger's abdomen. A Sumatran tiger cools off in an enclosure during a summer day at Los Angeles Zoo in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 5, 2017. Read More »

Prominent South Korean politician resigns after rape allegations, asks for forgiveness

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Kim Ji-eun, 33, An's secretary, accused the governor Monday of raping her four times and sexually harassing her numerous times during her time in his office over the past eight months. But several hours after the interview, that statement was retracted and Ahn apologised on his Facebook page. "I seek forgiveness for my foolish act", he wrote, admitting his sexual misconduct. Read More »

More People Were Killed In Taraba Crisis Than Benue, Zamfara

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President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived at Jalingo, the capital of Taraba as part of his attempt to carry out on-the-spot assessment of the security situations in the state. It however mentioned that he had received the Liberian president, George Weah, before starting the regional tour in Taraba state. While declaring the visits as belated and afterthought, Governor Fayose said; "Nigerians can no longer be deceived by a President who never cared for them when they needed him most". Read More »

State of emergency in Sri Lanka after Buddhist-Muslim clash

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At the time of writing, neither the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) nor Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has issued a comment on the situation and the fate of the match and indeed, the series. Sri Lanka on Tuesday imposed fresh curfews and deployed heavily-armed police commandos to a central hill district popular with tourists where riots have left two dead and Muslim homes and businesses in ruins. Read More »

Pakistan committed to objectives of SAARC charter: PM

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He termed these developments a big milestone in Nepal " s march towards democracy, political stability and economic development. Mr Abbasi said Pakistan and Nepal had remained good friends for decades and there existed enormous scope in collaboration in the fields of culture, tourism, sports and education. Read More »

Canada border arrangement possible solution for Ireland: UK PM

Mrs McDonald said Mr Barnier understood the importance of resolving the border problem. "For the moment I can't tell you about Theresa May's plans", Mr Bettel said. Updating MPs following her Mansion House speech on Brexit Mrs May said: "There are many examples of different arrangements for customs around the rest of the world". Read More »

Volvo XC40 named European Car of the Year

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The Volvo secured 325 votes, compared to the Seat Ibiza with 242, the BMW 5-Series with 226, Kia's Stinger with 204, Citroen's C3 Aircross with 171, Audi's A8 with 169, and Alfa Romeo's Stelvio with 163. 'Winning this award with our new XC40 is flawless timing, ' said Volvo CEO Håkan Samuelsson. The XC40 is the first vehicle built on Volvo's new Compact Modular Architecture, which will also underpin future cars from the company. Read More »

Latest state wins show broadening appeal of BJP

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Yet, on March 3, when the results of the assembly elections came in, the Bharatiya Janata Party was exulting over its massive victory in tiny Tripura much in the same way that it celebrated its sweep in the giant heartland state of Uttar Pradesh a year ago. Read More »

NDPP alliance to form government in Nagaland, announces BJP

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The BJP won 35 seats in Tripura's state legislature against the CPI (M)'s 16 seats, according to India's Election Commission. On the other hand, it is a sad commentary on the commitment of the newly-anointed Congress president Rahul Gandhi that when the results came, he was away to Italy on one of his frequent vacations. Read More »

Shubhankar finishes tied 9th in Mexico

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The WGC-Mexico Championship was an incredibly exciting tournament. He was posing with the trophy. "I can't put into words how much this means to me", Mickelson said. But that's what the game is about. In his biggest test yet, the current number 1 on the European Tour's Race to Dubai and Asian Tour's Habitat for Humanity standings will be grouped with five-time major victor Mickelson and England's Hatton as he bids to become the youngest player to win a World Golf Championships tournament ... Read More »

Trump threatens European Union auto industry over bloc's trade war retaliation

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Trump's tweet suggested he is refusing to yield to US business interests and foreign trading partners alarmed at the prospect of a trade war that rattled financial markets this week. Mr. Trudeau makes a lot of good points. The United States sells a little more steel to Canada than the other way round, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Read More »

Corbyn's trade approach 'against will' of leave voters says MEP

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But with Labour leader Mr Corbyn having now set out his belief that a new customs union with the EU to ensure tariff-free trade post-Brexit is the best answer to future trade policy, he has taken a starkly different stance to the Prime Minister ahead of those Cabinet talks later this week. Read More »

Massive storm forces hundreds of flights to be canceled

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Following the brunt of the storm on Saturday, a damaged dock floats in the water by Queens, New York . "This is a multi-day restoration event". Over 2.2 million customers are without power from MA to Virginia. Two of them were children - an 11-year-old boy in NY and a 6-year-old boy in Virginia. A 25-year-old man in CT, a 57-year-old Pennsylvania man, and a 37-year-old MA man were killed when trees fell on their vehicles Friday. Read More »

Trump embracing potential for trade war

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The spokeswoman's statement marked an unusual public break between Ryan and the president. Even so, many fear the president won't keep his word given his reversals in the past, notably on immigration and healthcare. "We are not supporters of trade wars". Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at Oanda, said the United Kingdom is seen as particularly vulnerable to a trade war with the U.S. Read More »

Egypt, Saudi Arabia establish investment fund worth 16 bln Dollars

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It is the first trip overseas for the 32-year-old Salman since he became heir to the Saudi throne and vowed to modernize the Kingdom. The crown prince signed the 60 billion Saudi riyal ($16 billion) memorium of understanding on Sunday, while meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi hours after landing in the Egyptian capital, Saudi daily Arab News reported . Read More »

Iran Foreign Minister criticises European Union 'extremism' towards Tehran

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U.S. President Donald Trump , however, is against the deal signed by his predecessor, Barack Obama , and has been one of its most vocal critics . While French leaders, including President Emmanuel Macron, have criticized Iran's missile program, French companies like oil giant Total SA, carmaker Renault and airplane manufacturer Airbus have bullishly entered the Iranian market after the atomic accord, complicating any possible sanctions. Read More »

Massive penguin 'supercolony' found on remote islands

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Scientists have found another 1.5 million penguins living in Antarctica. A report from The Independent details how scientists led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) on Cape Cod set out to document the previously undiscovered "supercolony" after NASA satellite imagery showed massive guano stains from the birds. Read More »

The Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

Several analysts have recently issued reports on KERX shares. CHD's profit will be $148.81 million for 20.66 P/E if the $0.61 EPS becomes a reality. The fund prefers to invest in casinos and gaming, broadcasting, publishing, alcoholic beverage and tobacco distribution, gas and oil, insurance, pharmaceuticals and bio sciences, aerospace and defense, commercial printing, natural rubber, glass, container and packaging, metals and mining, and real estate. Read More »

Trump calls Xi president for life

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Chinese President Xi Jinping applauds during the opening session of the National People's Congress , China's legislature, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing yesterday. In 2016, it grew by 7.6 percent. China previous year increased the defence budget to $150.5 billion. In 2013, Jinping announced the Belt and Road initiative, an economic project that has been described as the world's largest platform for promoting policy coordination, financial integration, unimpeded trade and ... Read More »

Rajnath Singh asks Tripura Governor, DGP to check violence

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At the same time, BJP said that the statue was taken down by the people of Tripura who were oppressed by the Left. "The cases include arson at two CPI (M) offices at Sidhai area in West Tripura district, 25 km from Agartala, and clashes between CPI (M) and BJP supporters at Kadamtala in North Tripura district", the Superintendent of Police (Control) Pradip De told Press Trust of India. Read More »