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Donald Tusk warns Ireland must come first in Brexit talks

An agreement on customs will be needed: May refers to two proposals already put to the EU. Since my last visit here in Dublin, I have spoken to virtually every European Union leader, and every one of them - without exception - declared, just like Prime Minister Bettel did yesterday, that among their priorities are: protecting the peace process, and avoiding a hard border. Read More »

Qatar complains to United Nations after UAE 'hijacks' fishing boat

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The plane was intercepted by a Qatari fighter jet before it left Qatari airspace, according to the letter. The message also charged the UAE with full responsibility for the safety and security of the Qatari fishing crew, appealing to the global community to pressure Abu Dhabi to abide by and respect worldwide principles and conventions, release crew members and return the fishing boat and any property held. Read More »

Trump hails "great progress" after agreeing to talks with North Korea

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The White House maintains that Kim has been compelled to reach out for presidential-level talks because of Trump's policy of "maximum pressure". Officials are also discussing a date and a location for a Trump-Kim meeting that, when announced suddenly on Thursday night, did not carry pre-conditions. Read More »

NRA files lawsuit over Florida gun control bill

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The new gun control measures follow an extraordinary three weeks of lobbing in response to the mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine's Day where 17 people were killed . and no individual is going to be forced to do it", he added. A former student with a history of mental health issues is accused of killing 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on 14 February in the second-deadliest USA school shooting ever. Read More »

One dies, four missing as ship catches fire

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The blaze was reported from the cargo hold of the vessel. While the search and rescue operations were still on, the COO conveyed his appreciation to the ICG and thanked both the commander and crew of the ICG vessel "Shoor" for their prompt reply to their call for help. Read More »

Rugby rape trial: Rory Harrison gives evidence

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McIlroy has denied forcing himself on a woman who claimed she was raped by Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding at Jackson's Belfast home in 2016. The men met for lunch in Soul Food later that day. Hedworth said McIlroy's use of the term "brasses" encapsulated how he felt about the women at the party that night, and that he viewed the complainant as "there for your own sexual gratification". Read More »

Former minister Patangrao Kadam passes away

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Kadam was elected to Assembly four times from Palus-Kadegaon constituency in Sangli district and held important portfolios in Maharashtra . Apart from his political career, Kadam also set up the Bharati Vidyapeeth University, which now has nearly 180 educational institutes affiliated to it. Read More »

O'Rourke defends gun control stance in Texas Senate race

Now seeking a second Senate term, Cruz has been outraised by his Democratic opponent, one-time punk rocker and El Paso Congressman Beto O'Rourke, who also has visited more of Texas lately. If we can get this turnout in a primary - in which historically fewer people vote - imagine what we can do in the general election in November. Democrats believe they have a chance to flip the seats now held by Reps. Read More »

Yoselyn Ortega: Full Story & Must-See Details Of Nanny

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A lawyer for Yoselyn Ortega says she is too mentally ill to be responsible for the 2012 killing of 6-year-old Lucia and 2-year-old Leo Krim. Hidalgo shared with the court messages he had transcribed in her hospital room as she communicated via alphabet board. Read More »

Tigers Advance To AAC Quarterfinals With Win Over USF

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The Tigers have won six of the last seven, including an upset of then-No. Memphis next gets No. 10 Cincinnati in the AAC semifinals. Tulsa finished 19-11 and outscored the opposition 73.8-71 although the defense was playing well above their season average. Read More »

President Trump Seeks Possible Link Between Violent Video Games, Violent Behavior

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President Donald Trump is suggesting members of Congress are "afraid of the NRA" as he convenes a group of lawmakers to address the deadly Florida school shooting . Henson criticized those in attendance from the video game industry. Senator Richard Blumenthal spoke on the subject this week. "I notice that there was no footage from America's Army in this". Read More »

N seeks MQM-P's support for top Senate spots

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After the recent Senate elections, MQM-P now has a strength of five senators in the upper house of the Parliament - Dr Farogh Nasim, Muhammad Ali Khan Saif, Mian Muhammad Ateeq Shaikh, Khushbakht Shujaat and Nighat Mirza. "In case the PML-N supports any candidate from Balochistan, it would most likely be from outside the ruling party". He said through appointing deputy chairman from FATA we will be able to acknowledge their sacrifices in the war on terror for the last 15 years. Read More »

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 »