Trump plans to end opioid epidemic with death penalty

Ryan went on to say, "I am disappointed that President Trump felt the need to include an extremely risky policy that would encourage prosecutors to seek the death penalty against drug dealers". He added: "Other countries don't play games". However, t... More..

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Last male Northern White Rhino 'Sudan' dies in Kenya
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Last male Northern White Rhino 'Sudan' dies in Kenya

Majority have been with Sudan since he arrived on Ol Pejeta in 2009 and to them he is like family. Armed guards protected him 24 hours a day because he belonged to a subspecies on the verge of extinction from...More..

Padma Awards 2018: Two from Odisha get Padma Shri
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Padma Awards 2018: Two from Odisha get Padma Shri

Ramachandran Nagaswamy, Kerala Bishop Dr Philipose Mar Chrysostom and classical musician Pandit Arvind Parikh received the Padma Bhushan . It is Dhoni's third civilian honour after being presented with the...More..

Senators press Trump, Obama officials on Russian interference in past elections
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Senators press Trump, Obama officials on Russian interference in past elections

The recommendations also call on state election officials to ensure voting machines have paper audit trails and are not capable of being connected to the Internet.In addition, the committee recommends that Ho...More..

Moment Farage Tips Dead Fish Into River Thames
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Moment Farage Tips Dead Fish Into River Thames

A boat was taken up the Thames to demonstrate against the transition deal unveiled this week - which fishing campaigners say will damage their industry by keeping us in hock to European Union rules for an e...More..

Theresa May put on notice over Brexit fishing deal
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Theresa May put on notice over Brexit fishing deal

The meeting follows criticism from Scotland's fishing industry over the deal struck in Brussels. "The revised text clarifies that the UK's share of quotas will not change during the implementation period, and...More..

US, South Korean Defense Chiefs agree to resume combined exercises
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

US, South Korean Defense Chiefs agree to resume combined exercises

North Korea often views military exercises between the USA and South Korea as a provocation aimed at the North and has used such military maneuvers to justify its nuclear and missile programs. Pyongyang has n...More..

N. Korea denuclearization not discussed in Helsinki talks - Finland
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

N. Korea denuclearization not discussed in Helsinki talks - Finland

Experts predicted that the meeting would serve as a chance to prepare for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's summits planned with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. "This is not a time to put up a lot o...More..

Rocket attack kills at least 29 in Damascus market
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Rocket attack kills at least 29 in Damascus market

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor gave an initial toll on Tuesday of 36 pro-government fighters dead, but said that loyalists had retrieved additional bodies since. UNICEF estimates 50,000 chi...More..

Holocaust denier is officially the GOP nominee in Chicago-area House race
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Holocaust denier is officially the GOP nominee in Chicago-area House race

Arthur Jones, who the Illinois Republican Party described as a Nazi, had a clear path to his party's nomination after the GOP failed to field another candidate against him in the Democrat-friendly district. But...More..

NBC seals exclusive IndyCar broadcast deal for 2019
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

NBC seals exclusive IndyCar broadcast deal for 2019

The agreement runs through the 2021 season. "The Indy 500 on ABC has been a Memorial Day weekend tradition for millions of viewers across several generations", Boles said. However, it was a focus for IndyCar ...More..

Rockets win 115-111 to snap Blazers' 13-game winning streak
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Rockets win 115-111 to snap Blazers' 13-game winning streak

Houston, accustomed to playing in Rip City when their arena is at its loudest, wasn't phased by the atmosphere. While Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum combined for six points, Aminu led the way with 16 and ha...More..

CBI books Chennai jeweller in Rs 824 cr bank fraud
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

CBI books Chennai jeweller in Rs 824 cr bank fraud

The SBI nodal office in New Delhi has sent a 16 page complaint copy to the CBI claiming that the retailer had cheated almost Rs 824 crore after availing multiple borrowings from various commercial banks , ...More..

Hahn strongly condemns use of teargas in Kosovo Assembly
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Hahn strongly condemns use of teargas in Kosovo Assembly

More than 100 members rushed out as the tear gas poured through parliament. The opposition used tear gas a second time when the session resumed. "Such messages should not be sent to our global friends", parliam...More..

Unarmed Black Man Gunned Down By Sacramento Police In His Own Backyard
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Unarmed Black Man Gunned Down By Sacramento Police In His Own Backyard

At the time of the shooting , Clark was in the backyard of the home he shared with his grandparents and other relatives, Clark's brother told the Sacramento Bee . He was pronounced at the scene. "I came out...More..

Sealing drive: Kejriwal invites Congress, BJP to meet SC panel
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Sealing drive: Kejriwal invites Congress, BJP to meet SC panel

Satender Singh said it is shocking that despite proper supply of raw water for Delhi from Haryana, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, the people of Delhi are facing extreme water shortage due to failure of Mr Kejri...More..

19 dead, 25 injured in bus crash in Philippines
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

19 dead, 25 injured in bus crash in Philippines

Acris Panillo, head of the Sablayan Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, said the bus was travelling when it lost control and crashed. In 2010, 41 people died, including five foreigners, whe...More..

Teacher who called military 'lowest of the low' fired
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Teacher who called military 'lowest of the low' fired

During the January incident, Salcido railed against military members as not being "talented people", while ordering the 17-year-old he was berating to never again wear the Marines sweatshirt, which he was sport...More..

Attack on ex-Russian spy a 'sign from Putin': Johnson
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Attack on ex-Russian spy a 'sign from Putin': Johnson

Johnson added: "The boundaries of Moscow's dominions have been rolled back and I think Vladimir Putin feels that very keenly and he feels Russian Federation lost out, so he wants to cause trouble wherever he ...More..

Rajya Sabha Adjourned For The Day Amid Protests By South Parties
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Rajya Sabha Adjourned For The Day Amid Protests By South Parties

Panneerselvam on Monday rejected Opposition leader and DMK working president M.K. Stalin's suggestion to the ruling AIADMK to vote against the BJP government at the Centre in the no-confidence motion moved by t...More..