Thursday, 19 April 2018
Latest news
Home » Worldwide


Thousands attend Rally for Life in city centre


Under the current law, an unborn foetus has an equal right to life to the woman carrying it, meaning abortions are banned in all cases except where the woman's life is at risk. Spokesperson Niamh Ní Bhriain said the aim was to say no to abortion in Ireland ahead of the upcoming referendum. If the Irish people vote to repeal the law, the government said it would introduce unrestricted access to abortions during the first trimester. Read More »

Former Trump Aide Sam Nunberg: Russia Probe Is Not a 'Witch Hunt'


Nunberg also said he doesn't think President Trump is the probe's top target. . Nunberg, who was sacked from the campaign in August 2015, testified before a grand jury for more than five hours on Friday, answering questions, he said, on topics including whether he heard Russian spoken in the office, and why Trump supported Putin in Syria. Read More »

We don't need advice from failed state: India lambasts Pak in UN


India responded to the comment made by Pakistan's representative Tahir Andrabi, who said on Friday that Kashmir must be give the right to self-determination. Urging the United Nations to take appropriate actions against Pakistan, he said "Why is Pakistan allowed to infringe global law and make a mockery of this august institution?" Later, replying to the Indian statement, he said Kashmiri struggle for the right to self determination could not be subsumed under the label of terrorism. Read More »

Nidahas Trophy, 2018: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh preview


This is published unedited from the PTI feed . It was a forgettable day for the bowlers of Bangladesh as all went for runs but Mustafizur picked three wickets while going for 48 runs in his 4 overs. He hit five boundaries and four sixes to become the Player of the Match. Captain Dinesh Chandimal followed soon after as Sabbir Rahman completed a third catch. Read More »

Trudeau waiting to see if Canada gets exemption from new USA tariffs


China exports only a small amount of steel directly to the United States, but its massive production has driven down prices globally. Trump has spoken at length about the US trade deficit with China. Sparwasser said Canada, along with other European countries, including Germany, have benefited from the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with the European Union that was signed in 2016, as "a way to balance" countries' trade interests. Read More »

Concho Resources (NYSE:CXO) PT Set at $190.00 by Jefferies Group

The stock increased 1.18% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $25.65. About 805,730 shares traded. Concho Resources (NYSE: CXO ) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. Concho Resources Inc is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the acquisition, development and exploration of oil and natural gas properties. Read More »

Afghan official says Taliban attack kills 15 security forces


U.S. and Afghan officials say the Taliban have been under increasingly heavy pressure from air strikes and army operations but the insurgents have repeatedly demonstrated their ability to inflict severe damage on Afghan security forces. Afghanistan has seen a surge in attacks in recent months, with militants often targeting state security forces. "They (insurgents) are trying to erode government and make government forces reluctant (to fight insurgents) who are fighting on battlefields", ... Read More »

What Do Analysts Say About Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC)

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Manulife Financial Co". After the giving short look at one day return of EQT Corporation it is observed that EQT reported down return of -0.91% in last trading session. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies to "Buy" on Wednesday, December 9. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with "Equal-Weight" rating in Monday, November 13 report. Read More »

WTO: Trump's Tariffs Plan Could Lead to Deep Global Recession


Last week Trump announced the imposition of 25 percent tariffs on European Union exports of steel and 10 percent on aluminum, adding that similar restrictions would be imposed on other global exporters. "The President has announced that this will happen this week". "We will not sit back and watch idly while our industry is hit by unfair measures which endanger thousands of European jobs", Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the EU Commission, said. Read More »

Delhi HC directs EC to allot "pressure cooker" symbol to TTV Dhinakaran


Dhinakaran) and his group of persons to use a common symbol (preferably pressure cooker as used by the petitioner during the last election for the R.K. In December 2017, Dhinakaran won the Radhakrishnan Nagar bypoll as an Independent which he contested with "pressure cooker" symbol. "The Court has directed the EC to allot the symbol and party name in three weeks time". Read More »

European Union threatens retaliaton to Trump tariffs


EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said the bloc was "not preparing for battle" but had to be ready to protect its industry. He said other countries could be spared if they can convince the administration that their steel and aluminum exports don't threaten American industry. Read More »

US, EU, Japan trade chiefs to meet over steel tariffs


The meeting had been previously planned but took on greater importance because of Trump's announcement of a 25-percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports. Japan, the United States' top economic and military ally in Asia, is among the other nations seeking to join the exemption list. The DIHK trade group, BDA employers association, BDI industry group and German Confederation of Skilled Crafts said: "German industry is extremely concerned about the decisionof the United ... Read More »

Madhubala remembered by NYT in its Overlooked obituary section


The newspaper said that in looking back at its archives it found that the "vast majority" of obituaries over the years "chronicled the lives of men, mostly white ones". "There was no treatment for her condition, and she continued her punishing pace, completing more than 70 films in her short career", the writer said in the obituary. Read More »

South Sudan Orders Shutdown Of UN Radio


The secretary of state said his visit to Africa is centered on the US continued support for the democratic process in Kenya, refugee issues - especially those from Somalia and South Sudan - and press freedom. He denied criticisms that the suspension amounted to media censorship. Reporters without Borders ranked South Sudan 145th out of 180 in its 2017 World Press Freedom Index. Read More »

Huge Voter Turnout For State's Primaries


This is the first time in this election cycle that fewer than 218 seats have been at least rated as leaning Republican. The Democratic gubernatorial primary appears a bit more competitive. (The five percent gerrymandered advantage still applies). Fletcher was backed by the Democratic Party. Congressional elections are won in 435 separate races, however. Read More »

Canada appoints first female RMCP commissioner


Lucki was named Canada's first permanent female commissioner of the RCMP by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Friday. "She is an exceptional leader who is known for being a hard worker, a dedicated officer, and someone who is constantly looking for ways to improve the status quo", says Trudeau. Read More »

Karti ran ASCPL through his CA admit directors: CBI


Since February 28, Karti has been in CBI custody. Equity S Ravindra Bhat, who heard the issue in a pressed court from 10.30 AM to 1.15 PM, additionally made it clear that if the exceptional court awards Karti Chidambaram safeguard in the defilement argument the CBI has enrolled against him, the ED won't capture him till the following hearing under the watchful eye of the high court. Read More »

Three teams qualify for the playoffs at the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier


So wearing the red and white as defending champion this year in Regina, and attempting to become the first repeat victor since Kevin Martin in 2008 and 2009, hasn't felt like a heavy assignment. "He probably should have went to emergency sooner. I think that's maybe 18 or 19 of your Celsius", said Baldwin with a grin. Alternate Tanner Horgan, 20, drew in for Harnden. Read More »

Kabul blast: Death toll rises to 9


Deputy interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi told global media that death toll has gone up to nine, while 18 others injured. There was some doubt about the toll, which some witnesses said was higher than the official figure. Afghanistan has been hit by a series of deadly suicide attacks in the last few months, killing over 150 people, particularly in Kabul . President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani called the attack a crime against humanity. Read More »

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 »