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Trump trolls Oscar ratings: 'We don't have stars anymore - except your President'

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However, the change has rarely had the desired effect, with this year's best picture category failing to include any of 2017's three highest-grossing films: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Beauty and the Beast and Wonder Woman. Taking the opportunity to criticise the politically charged event, President Trump tweeted: "Lowest rated Oscars in HISTORY". More: Alec Baldwin mocks Trump with Hope Hicks dig: 'She's like a daughter to me. Read More »

Italians vote for intolerance?

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His Forza Italia party is polling at around 18 per cent, but it has joined forces with other centre-right parties in a coalition which is predicted to scoop up around 37 per cent of votes. - Italian election results won't be officially released until Monday morning, and exit polls have a history of being well-off the market. The populist Five Star Movement received 31.6 percent of votes. Read More »

Kellyanne Conway Officially Busted for Breaking Federal Law

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The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (not associated with special counsel Robert Mueller ) has informed the White House that after an investigation it has determined that the 51-year old Counselor to the President on two separate occasions violated the Hatch Act by "advocating for and against candidates" in the 2017 Alabama Senate special election, CNN reports. Read More »

Trump's NAFTA negotiator: 'Time is running very short'

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President Trump's proposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum could cost the United States over 179,000 jobs, according to a new study Monday. The WTO requires that members treat all other members equally when it comes to trade, but the White House says the tariffs would apply to all countries with no exemptions. Read More »

25 million child marriages prevented in last decade: Unicef report

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However, Unicef also noted that despite the overall decline in India, national and state averages mask realities at the district level as a few districts continue to have high rates of child marriage. Past year the Supreme Court ruled that sex with an underage wife constituted rape. Unicef pointed that worldwide, an estimated 650 million women alive today were married off as children. Read More »

Renault India celebrates the International Women's Day

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The new music charity will once again be taking the opportunity of IWD to publish its data and insights, review ongoing debates, and, 'most importantly highlight some of the incredible work produced every day by women in new music, from the United Kingdom and beyond'. Read More »

Dating App Is Yanking Pictures of Users With Guns, Weapons

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Bumble is the latest in a growing list of companies to take a public stance on gun violence in the wake of the shooting. The company's new policy does feature an exemption for members of the military or law enforcement in uniform, a distinction that will likely be left up to Bumble's moderation team. Read More »

IL to hold state-wide tornado drill Mar

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Another SKYWARN Spotter Training session will be held on March 20 at the Red Bank Club at 2316 Red Bank Rd. It is being held at 6:00 p.m.at the West City Community Center located at 201 S. For further information on Severe Weather and Flood Safety Week, contact your county emergency management director, SCEMD or your nearest National Weather Service office. Read More »

And now it is investigating how it happened

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Lawyers in Utah received a very NSFW email Monday. Once the inquiry is done, Page said the Utah State Bar will release its findings to its members. Chase Thomas said: 'Opened up that email in the middle of the House gallery and freaked out! "I was expecting a routine email I would most likely scroll through and delete", he told the newspaper. Read More »

PC leadership hopeful Doug Ford makes campaign stop in Windsor

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Ford may have been a "force behind the throne" during his brother's tenure as mayor, but even so, the pair "accomplished very little", said Nelson Wiseman, a political science professor at the University of Toronto. She outlined "five priorities" that would shape her agenda if elected as premier. Mulroney hit on some points that pleased many in attendance, from promising to lower taxes and increasing childcare spaces, to lowering hydro prices and increasing the number of long-term care ... Read More »

Syria: Ghouta aid halted by raids - ICRC

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A World Health Organization official said the government had ordered 70 percent of medical supplies to be stripped out of the convoy, preventing trauma kits, surgical kits, insulin and other vital material from reaching the area. "The recent incidents in eastern Ghouta are hard to swallow, they do not befit humanity", Erdoğan told ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) lawmakers in the parliament Tuesday. Read More »

Curfew in Indian Kashmir after troops kill six including civilians

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A fourth civilian's body was recovered from a nearby vehicle, officials said, and the body of another rebel was found a few kilometers (miles) away. The army alleged that apart form the militants, the four persons killed in the firing incident were overground workers of militant groups. Read More »

Thane shocker: Man shot dead, girlfriend raped

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As per the information, the couple went for a long drive near Ambernath. Thane rural Superintendent of Police, Dr Mahesh Patil said, "The deceased used to work at a food stall". The woman reached the Titwala Police Station with the help of a passerby. "He then took their valuables, mobile phones, cash and bike before fleeing the spot", the officer said. Read More »

The 1st NCAA Tournament Berth Has Been Locked Up

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Baylor (11 Seed )- Baylor has Kansas State left on the schedule where a win should be their ticket in. Every Big 12 team with a winning conference record has made the NCAA Tournament since 2009, and every Big 12 team with 10 or more conference victories has made it since 2007. Read More »

Karnataka: Actor Upendra likely to be ousted from KPJP, to join BJP?

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Upendra heads the KPJP, a party that was founded by one Mahesh Gowda during the 2015 BBMP election. While the actor turned politician had chose to have a final discussion with those aspiring for party tickets on Tuesday, trouble began Monday morning with a rival group headed by Mr Mahesh Gowda, an executive committee member, threatening to expel him from the party in protest against his " dictatorial attitude". Read More »

Calling for compromise: Lawmakers at odds over pay raise percentage

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The state Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety said that as of 11 a.m. the Capitol Police had admitted 3,700 people to the building. A state education union leader said Sunday that union leaders are "exploring all avenues" - which could include legal action - after the state Senate mistakenly passed the wrong public employee pay raise bill Saturday. Read More »

Nashville mayor pleads guilty to property theft after affair

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Barry said any photos of her would have been taken without her knowledge or consent. Her resignation follows several days of negotiations between Barry's legal team and Nashville District Attorney Glenn Funk, and less than five weeks after Barry, in an interview with Scripps station WTVF in Nashville, first admitted to a two-year affair with her police bodyguard, Sgt. Read More »

India's raids on the Guptas: Here's what we know

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They have a close relationship with former President Jacob Zuma and his family. Amrendra Kumar, a senior income tax official in India's Uttar Pradesh state, told Reuters that the Gupta brothers were suspected of finding ways to bring "illicit money" they had earned overseas into India."We want to look into blocking that way", Kumar said by telephone, adding that he was involved in ongoing raids. Read More »

BlackRock Inc. Buys 1054431 Shares of Realty Income Corp (O)

About 1.46 million shares traded. SL Green Realty Corp. had 84 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. It has underperformed by 24.91% the S&P500. Bokf Na has invested 0.08% in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY). Shell Asset Management Co. grew its position in Realty Income by 109.7% in the third quarter. Read More »

Saudi crown prince holds historic meeting with Coptic Pope

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Paul added that the crown prince's speech on the Copts, the Egyptian Church and Christians was a "very strong message that spreads enlightening and moderate rhetoric". Prince Mohammed and President Sisi agreed in talks to bolster economic ties and launch joint projects, "particularly in the tourism sector on the Red Sea", Mr Radi said. Read More »

Mother and son killed in skiing accident at Kirkwood

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Perkovic's husband, David Goodstein, their family and friends", the department said in a press release. During the investigation Alpine County deputies determined Perkovic and her son chose to ski to the condo by an alternate route. Perkovic was visiting the resort for a ski vacation with her three children and mother, the sheriff's department reported. A major snowstorm tore through the Sierra Nevada between Wednesday and Saturday, leading to avalanches and multiple deaths throughout the ... Read More »

Pak Foreign Secretary to visit USA quietly

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White urged Pakistan - once again - to act tough. She will also raise Pakistan's concerns, which includes presence of anti-Pakistan elements in Afghanistan and growing footprints of Indian secret agencies with the U.S. In its statement, which came after an hours-long cabinet meeting, Islamabad insisted it was fully participating in global counter-terror efforts. The EU, along with China and the United States, is among Pakistan's top trading partners. Read More »

Perceived Threat at Mason Under Police Investigation

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Ruiz noted that the school is a close community of family, staff and students. A Gothenburg High School student was removed after allegedly threatening a small number of students and teachers at the school. Ararat Middle School where parents picked them up. Additional information will be released later today from the California Police Department in regard to this matter. Read More »

Florida Senate passes restrictions on gun sales

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Monday's floor action, which came after almost eight hours of debate during a rare Saturday session, was another emotional tour de force for senators who have been inundated by pleas from the Parkland community to do something to make schools safer. Read More »

Russian Transport Plane Crashes in Syria, 32 People on Board Killed

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Russian Federation has denied reports of the plane being fired upon and said a technical malfunction could be the reason behind the crash. An investigation is now underway. In January 2015, the plane, commissioned to the Syrian Air Force, crashed killing all 35 people on board. Russian Federation has been maintaining military presense in Syria since 2015, launching an anti-terroist operation at the request of President Bashar Assad. Read More »

What Is The Age Of Consent In France? Sexual Violence Prompts Rethink

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Under current laws in France, any sexual act between an adult and a minor younger than 15 can be prosecuted as a sexual offence, but the prosecutor must prove that it was non-consensual. Equality Minister Marlene Schiappa said the government "has made a decision to set the age at 15", after consultations with the public and an expert panel. Read More »

South, North Korea to hold summit in April, S.Korea says

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Trump had signed off on the decision to meet, with the caveat that the United States wouldn't back off its stated demand that Pyongyang abandon its nuclear weapons. The Pentagon has nevertheless said it was "cautiously optimistic" about the North-South talks, which resumed in January for the first time in two years. Read More »

Left-BJP blame game continues, Lenin statue bulldozed in Tripura

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The BJP Parliamentary Board on Saturday appointed Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Jual Oram as central observers. Pinarayi also said that CPM's foundation is so strong among people in Tripura and a single defeat can't erase it. He also added that the party critics are downplaying BJP's victory by describing Tripura as "a small state with only two Lok Sabha seats". Polling was countermanded in one seat due to death of a CPI (M) candidate. Read More »