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Who Was Louise Slaughter? Trailblazing Democratic Congresswoman Dies Aged 88

Who Was Louise Slaughter? Trailblazing Democratic Congresswoman Dies Aged 88 Louise Slaughter (D) died at the age of 88 after a fall that prompted her hospitalization. "She will be greatly missed". Initially one of just 29 women in the House of Representatives, Slaughter was a flinty advocate of women's access to health care and abortion. [Full Article...]

Evidence points towards Russian Federation on Salisbury attack, says Corbyn

Evidence points towards Russian Federation on Salisbury attack, says Corbyn Speaking on BBC Radio 4's Today programme, Shadow Defence Secretary Ms Griffith said: "We very much accept what the prime minister said - this is a very sophisticated nerve agent and Russian Federation is responsible for this attack and therefore we're fully supporting the measures which the government is taking, including the expulsion of 23 diplomats". [Full Article...]

BJP stares at Lok Sabha bypolls setback

BJP stares at Lok Sabha bypolls setback The Akhilesh Yadav-led SP, which was backed by Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the UP by-poll, won Gorakhpur by a margin of 21,961 votes and Phulpur by a margin of 59,613 votes. The lesson is that the arithmetic of alliance can still trump the electoral chemistry of the BJP . In fact, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah taunted Adityanath asking him to stop his lectures, ref... [Full Article...]

Araria will turn into terror hub, says Union Minister Giriraj Singh

Araria will turn into terror hub, says Union Minister Giriraj Singh RJD's Sarfaraz Alam has established a lead of 18,000 votes over his nearest BJP adversary Pradip Kumar Singh in Araria after 13th round of counting of votes. RJD's Sarfaraz Alam, who was declared a victor, comprehensively beat his opponent Pradip Kumar Singh of BJP. "People have rejected BJP's hate politics", he said. [Full Article...]

UP, Bihar Bypolls: BJP Lost in All Three Lok Sabha Seats

UP, Bihar Bypolls: BJP Lost in All Three Lok Sabha Seats The bye-election results of Gorakhpur and Phulpur sent jitters down the BJP camp as the party lost both the parliamentary seats to the Samajwadi Party . In Araria, the RJD's Sarfaraz Alam defeated BJP-JD (U) combine's Pradeep Kumar Singh by over 60,000 votes. The city had been a BJP turf since 1991 and had chosen Adityanath as its representative in the Lok Sabha for five consecutive electio... [Full Article...]

PM Narendra Modi addresses inaugural session of "END TB" Summit

PM Narendra Modi addresses inaugural session of The Prime Minister also launched the TB Free India Campaign on the occasion. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clarion call to achieve the Sustainable Development goal of ending TB by 2025, 5 years, before the deadline set by the UN. This is not the first time that any government at Centre has initiated a campaign against tuberculosis, but in past, many governments had started campaigns like this... [Full Article...]

China hopes Tillerson firing won't affect North Korea talks

China hopes Tillerson firing won't affect North Korea talks Burr said Tuesday he believes Haspel is well-qualified and he would schedule her for committee consideration as soon as possible, but the current deputy CIA director is not without controversy. Oil rose sparking a dollar fall and concern that a deal on Iran's nuclear programme could collapse from the latest development. Lindsey Graham , an establishment Republican and initial Tillerson backer,... [Full Article...]

Pies, pizzas and more: The best Pi Day deals and discounts

Pies, pizzas and more: The best Pi Day deals and discounts Whether you're looking for a nostalgic whoopie pie or something a bit more. adult, you can find it locally. Papa Murphy's (Multiple locations): Large thin crust one-topping pizza for $3.14. So celebrate by eating something circular! " LUCY'S NEW YORK STYLE PIZZERIA: One topping 12" pizzas carry-out and dine-in are $3.14. Cicis has a BOGO buffet deal. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton Criticized After Saying Trump Voters Supported a 'Backwards' Agenda

Hillary Clinton Criticized After Saying Trump Voters Supported a 'Backwards' Agenda It is being said that Clinton might further continue her treatment in one of Delhi's hospital. Clinton also noted - as she has before - that the forces of Russian interference that led Trump to the Presidency are still at work around the globe, something that she said "represents a clear and present danger to democracy everywhere". [Full Article...]

Star bowler Rabada banned for rest of SA-Australia series

Star bowler Rabada banned for rest of SA-Australia series Kagiso Rabada lit up an overcast day one in Port Elizabeth with a brilliant five-wicket haul but the fast bowler could find himself in hot water after a run-in with Australia captain Steve Smith. Before the verdict was announced, a remorseful Rabada said: "It's going to have to stop". "People talk about where is the future of Test cricket. [Full Article...]

Senate Democratic leader praises Trump's blocking Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm

Senate Democratic leader praises Trump's blocking Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm Broadcom is in the process of moving its legal headquarters from Singapore to the USA, with the company planning on finishing the move by April 3, 2018. CFIUS tends to step in only after a deal is struck and has to go through regulatory review. Hence, U.S. regulators decided this week that a U.S. -based wireless capability was a strategic economic and military asset that should not be acquired ... [Full Article...]

Mattis in Surprise Afghanistan Trip: Taliban Interested in Talks with Kabul

Mattis in Surprise Afghanistan Trip: Taliban Interested in Talks with Kabul Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday. "We've had some groups of Taliban - small groups - who have either started to come over or expressed an interest in talking", Mattis told reporters traveling with him. USA intelligence officials are predicting the war will remain stalemated as the traditionally most intensive fighting season begins this spring. It marks Mattis' third visit to t... [Full Article...]

Trump on Viewing Wall Prototypes: 'This Is Life'

Trump on Viewing Wall Prototypes: 'This Is Life' He further slammed the Democrat for immigration and tax policy adding that while he thought Brown was a "nice guy" but "has not done the job". "I even think they'll try to cross with those pole vaults that they use in the Olympics", he said as he awaited Trump's visit. [Full Article...]

The £3000 houses that can be downloaded and printed in 24 hours

The £3000 houses that can be downloaded and printed in 24 hours A prototype house has been built in Austin, Texas, and the team plans to build a 100-home community in El Salvador . A report from the World Resources Institute estimated that 1.2 billion people now live in cities without affordable or secure housing. [Full Article...]

PR lessons from DeVos' bumbling '60 Minutes' performance

PR lessons from DeVos' bumbling '60 Minutes' performance The public displays of acrimony between California lawmakers and President Donald Trump's administration continued on Sunday, with Representative Jared Huffman labeling Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as "rich, white, and dumber than a bag of hammers". [Full Article...]

US Secretary, Tillerson, meets Buhari in Abuja

US Secretary, Tillerson, meets Buhari in Abuja He thanked the United States government for assistance rendered in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency, especially in the areas of training and equipping Nigerian soldiers. When responding a question on alternatives to Chinese loans, he said if the Nigerian government could create the right conditions around infrastructural investments, it could access loans from the U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump says Wilbur Ross, EU to discuss tariffs, trade barriers

Trump says Wilbur Ross, EU to discuss tariffs, trade barriers Mr. Trudeau spoke by telephone with Mr. Trump on Monday to thank him for the "special consideration extended to Canada" while stressing that the steel and aluminum industries are critical to jobs on both sides of the border, his office said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Shinzo Abe's wife's name removed from documents on suspected cronyism scandal

Shinzo Abe's wife's name removed from documents on suspected cronyism scandal Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears before journalists at his office in Tokyo on March 12, 2018. Abe said he is acutely aware that the public is casting a critical eye on the matter, and that he will bear this in mind during its investigation. [Full Article...]

Bangaldeshi airplane crashes in Kathmandu airport; 49 people killed

Bangaldeshi airplane crashes in Kathmandu airport; 49 people killed He says the tower repeatedly asked if the pilot was OK, and the reply was "yes". In a recording posted by air traffic monitoring website liveatc.net , the pilot asked for permission to land from the north, which an air traffic controller granted. [Full Article...]

PM Narendra Modi Calls For Concessional, Less-Risky Financing For Solar Projects

PM Narendra Modi Calls For Concessional, Less-Risky Financing For Solar Projects It was followed by the first summit of the Alliance. "Depending on the countries, 20-50% of population does not have access to electricity", he said , pointing to the pent-up demand. They started to act and to deliver concrete results. But, they are yet to sign the agreement. Without taking US President Donald Trump's name, Macron said that while some left the climate deal, others stayed beca... [Full Article...]


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