• Easter Weather Forecast Features Sunshine, Showers… And Snow
Easter Weather Forecast Features Sunshine, Showers… And Snow

We could see rain turn to heavy snow in places, especially on higher ground. It continued: "There is a slight chance that some rural communities could become cut off". Alex Deakin, forecaster for the Met Office , said Easter Sunday is likely to bring some respite from the wet weather . Highs will be in the low 50s around lunchtime in the Denv...

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  • Tenure Extension: Buhari Has Saved APC From Legal Crisis - Tinubu
Tenure Extension: Buhari Has Saved APC From Legal Crisis - Tinubu

Osun state chapter has joined millions of well meaning Nigerians to celebrate the National leader of the ruling All Progress Congress ( APC ), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his 66th birthday. President Buhari had on Monday told members of the National Executive Council (NEC) of the party that the tenure elongation of Oyegun and others was illegal.

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  • French police hunt driver who tried to ram soldiers
French police hunt driver who tried to ram soldiers

Troops from the 93rd Mountain Artillery Regiment were out jogging when the alleged attack took place. The incident caused a flurry of alarm coming days after an Islamic State loyalist went on a rampage in southern France last Friday, killing four people.

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  • Adnan Syed of 'Serial' Podcast Will Get a New Trial
Adnan Syed of 'Serial' Podcast Will Get a New Trial

The ruling could be appealed to the Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, which would mean many more months before Syed finds out whether his conviction will remain or if he will get a new trial. In the meantime, Syed's current attorney, Justin Brown, has celebrated the decision, tweeting in all-caps: "WE WON THE APPEAL". In a dissenting...

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  • Centre to sell 76 per cent stake in Air India
Centre to sell 76 per cent stake in Air India

Saudi Arabia has so far not allowed Israeli carriers to use its airspace, and El Al says it is the victim of unfair competition. Subsequent to the decision, the Air India Specific Alternative Mechanism (AISAM), headed by finance minister Arun Jaitley, was set up to decide on specific issues.

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  • Disney's 'Shake It Up' Star Caroline Sunshine Joins Trump's Press Team
Disney's 'Shake It Up' Star Caroline Sunshine Joins Trump's Press Team

However, the 22-year-old has established herself outside her entertainment career. Sunshine joins a White House press team still without a communications director following the departure of Hope Hicks last month. She is best known for her role as Barbara Winslow in the family film- Marmaduke . She has also interned in House Majority Leader ...

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  • Australia Could Snub World Cup, Says Foreign Minister
Australia Could Snub World Cup, Says Foreign Minister

Australia said on Tuesday it will expel two Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain that the British government has blamed on Moscow and hinted at a possible boycott of the World Cup . Various national teams were in action over the last week or so, with many of them playing their last exhibition gam...

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  • Sanders Warns Against VA Privatization After Trump Tweets Shulkin's Ouster
Sanders Warns Against VA Privatization After Trump Tweets Shulkin's Ouster

Trump says Robert Wilkie, an undersecretary at the Defense Department, will serve as acting VA secretary until Jackson is confirmed. Shulkin's firing had been expected for weeks as the president, who once considered him a favorite grew disenchanted with him after a travel scandal and months of infighting within the senior ranks at the Departme...

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  • Tonight's Mega Millions drawing set at history breaking $458 million
Tonight's Mega Millions drawing set at history breaking $458 million

More than half a billion dollars is now up for grabs in the Mega Millions lottery. The last jackpot victor was won on January 5. Tuesday night's drawing was for $458 million, with a cash option of $274 million. Tuesday's drawing wasn't without its winners. A ticket sold in Manheim, Lancaster County, for the March 17 Powerball drawing is worth a ...

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  • United States exempts S. Korea from steel tariffs, revises free trade deal
United States exempts S. Korea from steel tariffs, revises free trade deal

But Korean negotiators defended against demands for higher content requirement of US auto parts, also a contentious issue in the ongoing North American Free Trade Agreement, as local manufacturers have raised concerns over its direct impact on their supply chain.

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  • Mitch McConnell Announces Bill to Legalize Hemp
Mitch McConnell Announces Bill to Legalize Hemp

Where tobacco was once king, hemp may be the future cash crop. "What will it do?" Sen. McConnell said it will formally legalize hemp as an agriculture commodity and remove it from the list of controlled substances. There's much broader understanding now that hemp is a "totally different" plant than its illicit cousin, he said. There may be some...

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  • Russian shopping mall fire
Russian shopping mall fire

Visiting a makeshift memorial of stuffed toys, flowers and candles President Putin admitted he "felt like wailing" over the tragic loss of life in one of the most severe fire disasters to be recorded in Russian Federation this century. Thirteen people were hospitalized, including an 11-year-old boy who remained in a grave condition, the Investiga...

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  • Trump names hawk Bolton as national security adviser
Trump names hawk Bolton as national security adviser

He's exhausted of advisers who are steering him away from his true agenda and persona, goes this narrative; instead, he's finally getting back to the basics that make Trump who he really is. McMaster had told confidants he would leave the post if at any point he lost credibility on the worldwide stage, according to three White House officials.

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  • Suspicious packages sent to 4 military installations
Suspicious packages sent to 4 military installations

Phan is scheduled to make an initial court appearance Tuesday afternoon in the Western District of Washington , the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. Several package bombs left on doorsteps and some sent from a Federal Express office detonated in Austin, Texas, leaving two people dead and others injured.

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  • Tuesday morning First Alert forecast
Tuesday morning First Alert forecast

We have another round of rain and snow arriving Wednesday afternoon into early on Thursday . There is a 30% chance of a few light snow showers on Friday . The overnight period brings occasional light rain showers. Forecasters predict Friday as partly sunny with a high near 64 degrees, a low near 40 and winds of 5-10 miles per hour.

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  • Embattled Data Firm Sent Foreign Workers To US Campaigns
Embattled Data Firm Sent Foreign Workers To US Campaigns

The BJP attacked the Congress for teaming up with Cambridge Analytica for doing similar work during elections in India while the Congress blamed the BJP and Nitish Kumar's JD (U) for taking their help in various state elections starting from 2010.

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  • Police Question Netanyahu in Bezeq Case
Police Question Netanyahu in Bezeq Case

In return, police say Netanyahu operated on Milchan's behalf on U.S. visa matters, legislated a tax break and connected him with an Indian businessman. The family of the Palestinian child, now in custody for several months already, should consider appealing the Israeli court decision to imprison their child and even go all the way to the Israeli su...

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  • Ball-Tampering Scandal: Smith & Warner faces probable life-ban
Ball-Tampering Scandal: Smith & Warner faces probable life-ban

Former Australian captain Steve Waugh urged everyone to have a "focused and balanced perspective" in ongoing ball tampering scandal that has rocked Australian cricket with their current captain Steve Smith facing a hefty suspension from the Cricket Board.

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  • California sues Trump administration over citizenship question added to census
California sues Trump administration over citizenship question added to census

U.S. officials say the move will help the federal government enforce the Voting Rights Act and give it the data it needs to allocate resources. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that adding such a question "will inject fear and distrust into vulnerable communities and cause traditionally undercounted communities to be even furth...

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  • China urges calm amid worldwide expulsion of Russian diplomats
China urges calm amid worldwide expulsion of Russian diplomats

More than 120 world leaders are demanding Russian diplomats leave their countries after a nerve gas attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain. "What US Consulate General would you close in @Russia, if it was up to you to decide" tweeted the embassy Monday. Iceland said Monday that it would send no government officials to Russian F...

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  • Pakistan's High commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood urges a better future
Pakistan's High commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood urges a better future

Hussain said in the successful launch of Zarb-e-Azb and Radd-ul-Fasad operations, the armed forces and the nation had given huge sacrifices and announced commencement of Tamgha-e-Azm to pay tribute to the law enforcement forces and armed forces.

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  • The key players in the Stormy Daniels scandal
The key players in the Stormy Daniels scandal

She said she "simply wanted to tell my personal truth and defend myself". The attorneys say that since Daniels agreed to pay $1 million for "each breach," she could owe as much as $20 million if an arbitration judge sides with Trump's attorneys.

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  • Australian shares follow Wall Street plunge on Trump's China tariffs
Australian shares follow Wall Street plunge on Trump's China tariffs

Trump on Thursday instructed his officials to impose tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods after the US concluded China violates the intellectual property of American companies. The White House said a list of proposed tariffs would be available within 15 days, and after the list is published, there will be a 30-day consultation period during...

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  • Can crowdfunding save Toys R Us stores?
Can crowdfunding save Toys R Us stores?

Those sales were likely to start Friday instead. Company officials recently announced that Toys "R" Us will shutter its hundreds of stores across the nation, but before that happens, inventory will be sold off at deep discounts during liquidation sales.

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  • Gun control rally begins where the movement was sparked
Gun control rally begins where the movement was sparked

The protests come 38 days after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where 17 people were killed by a gunman with an AR-15. So overcome with emotion was one of the Parkland students who was shot and survived, Samantha Fuentes, that she vomited on stage during her speech.

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  • Protests erupt in Barcelona after Catalan leaders jailed
Protests erupt in Barcelona after Catalan leaders jailed

The second round of a vote on Jordi Turull's candidacy for head of the Catalan government has been canceled since the candidate is detained and can not show up in the parliament in person, speaker of the Catalan parliament Roger Torrent said .

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  • TRS wins all three Rajya Sabha seats in Telangana
TRS wins all three Rajya Sabha seats in Telangana

The Rajya Sabha election results showed that incumbent regional parties in states such as West Bengal and Telangana continue to perform well. The gains helped the party make up for the loss of the vote of the BJP MLA who could not vote the right way, as well as the suspected switching over of support of two supporters of party's inconsistent ally...

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  • Palestinian Teen Agrees To 8 Months In Prison After Slapping Israeli Soldier
Palestinian Teen Agrees To 8 Months In Prison After Slapping Israeli Soldier

Meanwhile, Nariman al-Tamimi, Ahed's mother, was sentenced to eight months in prison and 6,000 shekels ($1,700) for "incitement" on social media and "assault". "When they chose to keep her trial behind closed doors, we knew that we were not going to get a fair trial", Ms Lasky told AFP . Tamimi's mother, Nariman, and a cousin were also arreste...

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  • Auto bomb kills 2, injures several in Egypt's Alexandria
Auto bomb kills 2, injures several in Egypt's Alexandria

In January, Mr El Sisi handed Maj Gen Al Nimr a first class commendation for his outstanding service to the force, the only officer to be recognised with this high award at the Police Day ceremony. A policeman died on Saturday in a bomb attack in Egypt's Alexandria which hit a convoy of the city's security chief, officials said. Footage from th...

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  • 150 whales beached in Australia, as rescuers fight to save them
150 whales beached in Australia, as rescuers fight to save them

Rescue efforts were hampered by dead whales in the water, rocky terrain and rough seas at the bay. "Once we have moved the whales out we will monitor the situation closely as it is possible the whales will come back into shore and re-strand".

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  • Karen McDougal, ex-Playboy model alleging affair with Trump, speaks out
Karen McDougal, ex-Playboy model alleging affair with Trump, speaks out

I'm not that kind of girl.' I don't even know how to describe the look on my face. Karen McDougal said in an interview shown on Thursday on CNN that she told Trump , "That's not me, I'm not that kind of girl" when he offered her money.

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  • U.S. lawmakers clinch spending deal to avert govt shutdown
U.S. lawmakers clinch spending deal to avert govt shutdown

But despite cross-party support, at least 90 conservative Republicans objected to the measure, calling it government spending run amok. President Donald Trump signed the measure despite tweeting early Friday threatening to veto the bill because it doesn't extend DACA or fund the wall.

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  • Winter storm warning remains in effect: Saturday's forecast for Eastern Iowa
Winter storm warning remains in effect: Saturday's forecast for Eastern Iowa

Anyone with travel plans from far southwestern Wisconsin and northwestern IL into Minnesota, Iowa, and north-central IL south of Rockford and Chicago should closely monitor the forecast and road conditions, and be prepared to delay travel plans or allow for greatly increased time for travel due to heavy snow and poor visibility.

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  • Protests and strikes across France disrupt travel, schools
Protests and strikes across France disrupt travel, schools

Having chosen this battlefield, he can't afford to lose without jeopardizing his entire reform agenda. Tens of thousands of nurses, teachers and other public sector workers joined forces to march against French President Emmanuel Macron's reforms on Thursday, causing widespread travel disruption and bringing brief clashes with police in some ci...

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  • Ambassador denies Russian involvement in Skripal attack in letter to injured policeman
Ambassador denies Russian involvement in Skripal attack in letter to injured policeman

Thursday of having a "bad record of violating worldwide law and misleading the global community". Sergei and Yulia Skripal remain critical and largely unresponsive in hospital. It said anyone in either venue between 13:30 GMT on Sunday 4 March and closure on Monday should arrange to have their clothes collected and they will be compensated.

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  • US National Security advisor McMaster to leave White House
US National Security advisor McMaster to leave White House

What it means for a prospective summit meeting between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is unclear. Based on his public statements, he shares Trump's dislike of the Iran nuclear deal and often-bellicose stance toward North Korea .

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  • Turkey renovates schools, improves education in Afrin
Turkey renovates schools, improves education in Afrin

A political affiliate of US-backed, Kurdish-spearheaded militias accused Erdogan seeking to attack "under false pretences" swathes of northern Syria. On Monday, the Pentagon voiced concern that Turkey's military drive could further weaken the battle against Islamic State in southern Syria, where Syrian Kurdish fighters form the backbone of the ...

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  • Cindy Hyde-Smith Gets Appointment to Mississippi Senate Seat
Cindy Hyde-Smith Gets Appointment to Mississippi Senate Seat

The president of Forrest-Lamar Republican Women, Sue Bush, is reacting to the selection of Mississippi's Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce to replace retiring U.S. She served as a Democrat. But she was not the top choice of GOP officials in Washington . Hyde-Smith switched from the Democratic to Republican party in 2010.

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  • Modi makes congratulatory call to Merkel
Modi makes congratulatory call to Merkel

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday extended his "sincere congratulations" to President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation on his victory in the country's recent presidential election. Merkel, a Russian speaker, has had a hard but engaged relationship with Putin during her more than 12 years in office. Merkel acknowledged, as she has before, ...

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  • Korea to send K-pop singers to Pyongyang in late March
Korea to send K-pop singers to Pyongyang in late March

In 1985, South Korean musicians held their first concert in Pyongyang as part of cultural exchanges. The recent Winter Olympics helped to soothe tensions between South Korea and North Korea, and now, there's another big ice-breaker. A group of 160 artists from South Korea will be participating. This was during the recently-ended Pyeongchang Win...

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