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Pakistani Taliban Confirms Death Of Leader's Son

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The Afghan official, for his part, said his visit to Tehran is aimed at enhancing the military and defense ties between the two sides, adding that no country is allowed to undermine bilateral relations between the two neighbors. Islamabad says the Pakistani Taliban maintain sanctuaries in neighbouring Afghanistan . Afghanistan has been hit by a series of deadly suicide attacks in the last few months, killing over 150 people, particularly in Kabul . Read More »

Ares Capital Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (ARCC)

The stock decreased 0.90% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $15.89. About 180,333 shares traded. It has underperformed by 6.98% the S&P500. Guild Inc has invested 2.11% in Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC ). ARCC has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Since January 23, 2018, it had 3 insider buys, and 0 sales for $53,850 activity. Read More »

De Rossi helps Roma win on emotional night

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The 31-year-old Astori, who was Fiorentina's captain, was found dead in his hotel room on Sunday after a suspected cardiac arrest before his team was to play an Italian league match at Udinese. Greece defender Manolas broke the deadlock in the 56th minute when he rose unmarked in the box to power home Alessandro Florenzi's brilliant cross with an unstoppable header. Read More »

Trump Tariffs Trigger Republican Rebellion

Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said. Trump signed a 25 percent import tariff on steel and a 10 percent one on aluminum on Thursday, saying it was for both economic and national security . Republicans are exploring ways to blunt the president's authority on an issue where they disagree. And Democrat Conor Lamb, who is proving to be competitive in next week's special election in a Trump district outside of Pittsburgh, also backed the proposal - even using it to outflank his opponent, Rick Saccone, ... Read More »

Turkey, Russia, Iran summit on Syria crisis to be held in May

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He did, however, say that "there is an accumulation of convergences, accumulation of indications suggesting that chemical weapons can be used or have already been used". "Tehran and Ankara must shoulder heavy responsibility of saving the people of Syria, especially those in Eastern Ghouta", said Rouhani. An Arabic-language newspaper based in London reported that Hezbollah has declared a state of emergency, fearing an Israeli attack. Read More »

Trump rolling out big trade tariffs, sparing Mexico, Canada

He said the nations spending more on defence would be better positioned to avoid a trade tariff. Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of IL said Trump's action was "like dropping a bomb on a flea" and could carry "huge unintended consequences for American manufacturers who depend on imported materials". Read More »

China, India should build ties, resolve differences through mutual trust, Beijing says

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Asked how China views relations with India this year after turbulence in ties in 2017 due to a number of issues including the Doklam standoff, Wang had called for both the countries to shed confrontationist stance on issues of differences. has repeatedly sent warships to the disputed waters in the South China Sea, where their intrusive and accident-prone operations pose a threat to shipping and unnecessarily put the region on edge. Read More »

Letter Written By Jo Min Ki Surfaces After His Death

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The late actor confesses that he was caught off guard and as time passed by, the situation became hard for him the bear: " I became a coward who evaded and denied the issue ". I will pay my debt by committing to serve, and I bow my head in apology once again'. Min-ki was found by his wife hanging in a basement parking lot beneath his home in Seoul, Variety reports. Read More »

China claims credit for N Korea talks

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It is up to the parties involved to decide if, when and where the talks will be held". Breakthrough or ploy? Wang said the security concerns of North Korea must be addressed in return for progress towards denuclearisation. Wang said China "fully commends and supports" the steps taken by the two countries and calls on the U.S. and North Korea "to engage in dialogue sooner rather than later" and move to set up a peace-establishing mechanism. Read More »

Teen detained for accidentally killing cousin while taking selfie with loaded pistol

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Prashant Chauhan , a resident of Baghpat who worked as a contract teacher, was allegedly shot dead by his aunt's son on Thursday. Police will probe whether there was any negligence on the part of the minor's father, he said. Deputy Commissioner of Police (South East) Chinmoy Biswal stated that after an inquiry it was revealed that Chauhan was injured after gunshot occurred when his cousin (aged over 17 years) were trying to click a picture with the pistol. Read More »

Protesters held after scaling Iran embassy in London

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Araqchi, the (Iranian) deputy foreign minister for political affairs, expressed the Islamic Republic of Iran's strong protest to the British ambassador to Tehran and demanded that the United Kingdom police fully protect our diplomats in London and immediately deal with the assailants", Foreign Ministry's website quoted Qassemi as saying. Read More »

Charles County to home Amazon's first Missouri fulfillment center

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Louis suburb of Hazelwood, but this would be the company's first fulfillment centre in Missouri. "We're excited to continue growing our team with our first, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Missouri", said Sanjay Shah, Amazon's Vice President of North America Customer Fulfillment, in a release from the company. Read More »

Arkansas holds on to beat SC, advances to SEC Tournament quarterfinals

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Gafford put an exclamation point on the win with a windmill dunk with 15 seconds left. But Arkansas lead most of the rest of the way in a close game until another run with 10:00 to go jumped the lead to 12. Barford led the Hogs with 17 points and made 3 steals to counter his 3 turnovers. The Razorbacks took a 7-point lead on a 1 of 2 showing at the free throw line by Barford with 7:56 left to move the Hogs ahead 55-48. Read More »

Man accused of suffocating 92-year-old roommate with pillow in SoHo

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Enrique Leyva, 47, smothered his roommate, Veronica Ivins, with a pillow inside their apartment on Sullivan Street, between Broome and Spring streets, shortly before 7 a.m., police said. "When the daughter passed, unfortunately, he stayed-permanently". Lastra added that there were concerns about Leyva's well-being before Ivins died. Read More »

Stray leopard injures 4 people in Indian city rampage

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A shocking video shows a terrifying leopard attack that left four people injured in India Friday. The incident took place in Palhar Nagar on the Friday morning when a leopard entered an under-construction building and a residential building and triggered panic among the resident before it was captured by the forest officials. Read More »

Pelicans' Davis ruled out vs. Wizards

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Nikola Mirotic started at power forward in Davis' absence and had nine points and 12 rebounds. While the Wizards' 116-point barrage was an encouraging sign, the Washington defense - particularly in the first half - made the difference all night. Read More »

U.S. demands 'concrete actions' before summit with N. Korea

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Regrettably, such hopes seem likely to be dashed. And Kim will have done something neither his father nor his grandfather ever did: successfully invite a USA president to meet. The tweet also said the " time and place" of the historic meeting between Kim and Trump have yet to be decided. "It's hard to know whether this is just his supreme confidence that he can get a deal done with his own business experience, or whether he is calculating that he wins either way", said Jim Steinberg, who ... Read More »

Geely is now largest shareholder in Mercedes-Benz

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As a part of this investment, a plant in Beijing's Shunyi district that is owned by BAIC will be given to the Beijing Benz Automotive Co, and will be altered to manufacture Mercedes-Benzes. The first model from Mercedes-Benz's EQ brand , the EQC SUV, is scheduled to roll-off production lines by 2019. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says regulators are reviewing the acquisition of nearly 10 percent of Daimler's shares by Chinese businessman Li Shufu, chairman of Zhejiang Geely, but that ... Read More »

Slovak Protesters Demand Action In Probe Of Journalist's Killing

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It's been nearly two weeks since Slovak investigative journalist, Ján Kuciak, and his partner Marina Kusnirova were found shot dead in their Velka Maca apartment. On March 4, however, he said Slovakia faces a "serious political crisis" triggered by the fatal shootings of Jan Kuciak and Martina Kusnirova. Slovakia's opposition parties and groups leading the demonstration say they have taken to the streets to fight against the government's failure to crack down on corruption. Read More »

At least 35 cars and semis involved in accident on MI expressway

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The pileup, which occurred at about 10:30 a.m. EST Friday morning, involved upwards of 45 vehicles, including some trucks , WJBK-TV reported. All three patients are in stable condition, Rose said. All westbound lanes of I-94 are closed at Mount Hope Road. The Michigan Department of Transportation said that the accident was likely caused by a sudden snow squall. Read More »

New Poll Is Happy News for Senate Republicans

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Despite the state's heavy Republican tilt, President Donald Trump's low approval rating among Texans has contributed to a huge enthusiasm gap in favor of Democrats. In Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Republican race, there will be a runoff race between Mike McCandless and incumbent Jerry Shaffer. Which would leave a one-party Republican race in a district Clinton won by nearly 10 percent. Read More »

Trump discussed steel, aluminium tariffs with Argentina's Macro - White House

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Even Republican lawmakers are beginning to panic about its possible consequences, including retaliatory trade measures that could cost jobs, as they approach the mid-term elections in November. China has been singled out as a prime target of the new policy and Beijing has said it "firmly opposes" the tariffs and has in the past threatened retaliation. Read More »

Tough day for Aussies in South African test

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Thanks to Rabada's 5/96, Australia were bowled out for 243 before South Africa finished the day 39/1, Rabada again in the thick of the action having been sent in as a nightwatchman after the departure of Aiden Markram. He also had a small word with Mitchell Starc, the last of the five wickets to fall. It looked like Australia would make it through the session unscathed, as Cameron Bancroft combined with Warner for a solid 98-run opening stand, but on what became the final ball before ... Read More »

Carter-Williams to have season-ending surgery

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Carter-Williams will have surgery on his left shoulder, to address a labral tear. According to the Hornets , the injury was confirmed after Carter-Williams underwent an MRI and was examined by Hornets team orthopedist Dr. Williams was Kemba Walker's backup for most of the season as he struggled with his shot selection all season long. Malik Monk has not played well at all, but he'll be getting an opportunity for the rest of the season. Read More »

U.S. study finds fake news spreads faster than real news

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Researchers looked at 126,000 stories on Twitter, tweeted by around 3.5 million users more than 4.5 million times between 2006 and 2017. Twitter and other social media companies such as Facebook have been under scrutiny by US lawmakers and global regulators for doing too little to prevent the spread of false content. Read More »

Trump increases pressure on Mexico and Canada to sign NAFTA

The Trudeau government has been lobbying aggressively for Canada to be excluded from the tariffs, but there have been conflicting signals from the White House about the possibility of any exemptions. He said it was only upon careful calculation of import effects that the numbers landed at 25 per cent and 10 per cent. "NAFTA discussions will be part of that only because NAFTA is an important part of the security relationship within the hemisphere". Read More »

Canada, Mexico will be temporarily exempted from United States metals tariffs

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Lighthizer's remarks seemed to be another attempt by the United States to pressure Canada and Mexico into a deal. Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. David MacNaughton was expected to have dinner Wednesday with U.S. "While I appreciate the President listening to our case for exempting Canada and Mexico, these tariffs should be further narrowed in order to reduce unintended consequences". Read More »

UB Women Whip Western Michigan, Move Into Title Game

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That Miami team has come a long way from January 6 when we played them. "We have to give them our best shot because we are going to take their best shot". Along with Dickerson and Kluesner, junior guard Leah Purvis came off the bench to drop in 13 points, two rebounds and two assists. Elijah Minnie scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Eastern Michigan rallied with a 28-4 second-half run to beat Akron 67-58 in a Mid-American Conference quarterfinal, defeating the Zips for the first ... Read More »

ACLU sues ICE over alleged separation of asylum-seeking families

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Migrants separated from their children after they were detained for illegally entering the United States filed a class action lawsuit on Friday, claiming there are "hundreds" of parents in the same situation, and that the Trump administration is violating their due process rights. Read More »

Chaos of Florida school shooting heard in 911 calls, radio traffic

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Are there any children on this floor? The legislation is a sweeping gun and school-safety bill that would make many changes to Florida's gun laws. The measure would raise the minimum age to buy rifles from 18 to 21 and create a waiting period on weapons sales. According toThe Daily Mail, Ciaramello was not at school during the time of the shooting but his younger brother was. Read More »