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Jared Kushner used non-secure WhatsApp to contact foreign leaders, Democrat says

Jared Kushner used non-secure WhatsApp to contact foreign leaders, Democrat says

In his letter to Cipollone, the House Oversight Committee chairman wrote that Lowell "could not answer whether Mr. Kushner's communications included classified information-which would be a major secur...

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Migrants rescued by NGO won't enter Italy-Salvini

Migrants rescued by NGO won't enter Italy-Salvini

They were refused permission to disembark on the island with Salvini tweeting Monday evening: "Our ports were and remain CLOSED". On Tuesday morning, the Italian coast guard indicated to the Mare J...

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Rep. Cummings: White House 'Stonewalling' House Panel

Rep. Cummings: White House 'Stonewalling' House Panel

Earlier this month, the judiciary committee revealed that it requested documents from 81 individuals, government agencies and entities. According to his op-ed, the document and interview requests in...

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Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic sentenced to life in prison

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic sentenced to life in prison

There were cheers in the courtroom at The Hague as the judge read out the verdict yesterday. Justice Joensen said Mr. Karadzic's original 40-year sentence , handed down in 2016, "underestimates the...

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Following Christchurch mosque attack Australian PM pushes G20 to tackle internet extremism

Following Christchurch mosque attack Australian PM pushes G20 to tackle internet extremism

Australia's media watchdog is investigating whether television broadcasters went too far by taking the distressing video of the Christchurch terrorist attack from Facebook and screening it. In his l...

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Theresa May says Britain will not leave European Union on time

Theresa May says Britain will not leave European Union on time

Of the 52 per cent favouring an extension, 10 per cent want a short delay and 42 per cent prefer a longer one. She now looks set to try and bring her deal back for a third meaningful vote next week,...

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Nigeria Tops 71 Countries In Latest Global Happiness Ranking

Nigeria Tops 71 Countries In Latest Global Happiness Ranking

The United Nations published the report on the happiest countries on the eve of the International Happiness Day which is celebrated on March 20 every year. A major conclusion of the discussion of the ...

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Police arrest rapist through DNA match

Police arrest rapist through DNA match

But he described how authorities were able to hone in on McCraney as a suspect using genetic genealogy, an emerging DNA technique gaining popularity among law enforcement since it was used in Californ...

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Facebook reveals more details about how Christchurch terror attack video spread

Facebook reveals more details about how Christchurch terror attack video spread

The investors are calling on other New Zealand and global investors to join them in engaging with the companies, saying collective action will give the initiative the most impact. Another way to loo...

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Probe into mysterious death of Moroccan model in Italy under way

Probe into mysterious death of Moroccan model in Italy under way

The model, Imane Fadil, died on March 1 in a Milan hospital after first being admitted on January 29 for "symptoms of poisoning", according to the Italian news agency ANSA cited by the Associated...

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New Zealand mass shooting suspect charged with murder

New Zealand mass shooting suspect charged with murder

New Zealand's national flag is flown at half-staff on a Parliament building in Wellington on Friday, March 15. Seven people died at the Linwood mosque and one died later on of their injuries at a n...

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Clarence Thomas makes rare intervention during Supreme Court arguments

Clarence Thomas makes rare intervention during Supreme Court arguments

Thomas asked if Flowers' lawyers in the case had made similar decisions, and the race of any struck jurors. His lawyers have said no physical or forensic evidence links Flowers to the crime. When pi...

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Man checks under house, finds dozens of rattlesnakes slithering around

Man checks under house, finds dozens of rattlesnakes slithering around

But when Big Country Snake Removal arrived on March 13, the workers soon realized it was more than just a "few" snakes. After seeing what he thought was just a few snakes, he quickly crawled back ou...

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ISIS will be defeated TONIGHT - Donald Trump says

ISIS will be defeated TONIGHT - Donald Trump says

It has been three months since Trump first announced the defeat of IS in a tweet, and more than a month since he told a meeting of ministers from coalition countries that the end of the caliphate "sho...

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Time for N. Korea to take concrete steps: Moon adviser

Time for N. Korea to take concrete steps: Moon adviser

Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon told a separate parliamentary panel that it was possible that the recent developments at the missile site were to bolster North Korea's leverage in negotiations....

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Holi: Hindus across India and Nepal celebrate festival of colours

Holi: Hindus across India and Nepal celebrate festival of colours

This festival is an ancient Hindu festival which is quite popular among non-Hindus and is celebrated with a lot of zeal and enthusiasm. The night before, people light bonfires to signify good triumphi...

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Girl found after cops issue Amber Alert

Girl found after cops issue Amber Alert

The girl had allegedly been abducted by her father in Markham. "Ultimately that child was found safe very quickly, which is the best outcome we could possible hope for", Pattenden said. Riha said an...

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Deputy killed, Kittitas officer injured in shooting

Deputy killed, Kittitas officer injured in shooting

The vehicle failed to stop, which resulted in a pursuit, authorities said. Officer Benito Chavez, 22, was sworn into office in July. Local police said there was no threat of an active shooter. The sus...

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Theresa May hints she would resign instead of accepting long Brexit delay

Theresa May hints she would resign instead of accepting long Brexit delay

Two years on, MPs have been unable to agree on a way to implement the UK's withdrawal. In her statement, Mrs May said: "Of this I am absolutely sure". So far, Parliament has done everything possibl...

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Mom accused of abusing seven adopted kids, locking them in a closet

Mom accused of abusing seven adopted kids, locking them in a closet

One child claimed that Hackney pinched the tip of his penis until it bled, while another claimed that Hackney pepper sprayed her genitals - resulting in acute pain for days afterward. Hobson, 48, rema...

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United States trade team heading to Beijing to continue talks

United States trade team heading to Beijing to continue talks

Subsequently, a Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He will then visit Washington for the next round of talks. Mr Trump has also threatened further tariffs on an additional $267bn worth of Ch...

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Palestinians Clash With Israeli Security Forces

Palestinians Clash With Israeli Security Forces

In what appeared to be a separate incident, the Palestinian health ministry said two more Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli soldiers near the West Bank city of Nablus. Hanan Ashrawi, a member of ...

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Biden tells potential donors he's close to announcing 2020 run

Biden tells potential donors he's close to announcing 2020 run

Biden's early advantage is driven by his high name recognition and his close association with former President Barack Obama. Biden and Sanders have held the first and second positions in almost every...

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'Bizarre new low': Meghan McCain slams Trump's attack on dad

'Bizarre new low': Meghan McCain slams Trump's attack on dad

The comments were pointed jabs at Trump , who for years said he does not believe McCain was a hero because he was captured during the Vietnam War. Donald Trump recently attacked late Sen. "Seven ...

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Mother who went missing on hen night found dead in lough

Mother who went missing on hen night found dead in lough

The group searched for her and went back to the bar where a doorman told them he overheard her say she was heading back to Newcastle. A multi-agency search and rescue operation by Gardaí, the Belfas...

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Man hijacks bus carrying pupils, sets it alight - English

Man hijacks bus carrying pupils, sets it alight - English

Twelve children and two adults were hospitalized with smoke inhalation, as was Sy, the sources said. Police spokesman Marco Palmieri said the driver - a Senegalese, 47, with Italian citizenship - to...

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Kellyanne Conway's Husband Diagnoses Trump, So Trump Returns The Favor

Kellyanne Conway's Husband Diagnoses Trump, So Trump Returns The Favor

I'm seeing a massive shift among the chatterati this afternoon towards the theory that this is all kabuki by the Conways, mainly I think because the alternative is just too awkward and painful to cont...

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Electoral College ‘Far Better for the U.S.A.’ Than Popular Vote

Electoral College ‘Far Better for the U.S.A.’ Than Popular Vote

Trump had this to say about the electoral college in 2012: it's "a disaster for a democracy". That idea has member states pledge their Electoral College votes to the victor of the national popular v...

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Texas plant fire intensifies after drop in water pressure

Texas plant fire intensifies after drop in water pressure

As of Tuesday, eight tanks containing a variety of chemicals related to the energy industry have caught fire, sending a tower of smoke more than 4,000 feet into the air. "I cannot say with a degree of...

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USC puts academic holds on students linked to college admissions scandal

USC puts academic holds on students linked to college admissions scandal

NFL Hall of Famer Lynn Swann is digging his heels in and says he will not step down as USC's athletic director in wake of the admissions scandal rocking the school. "Fuller House" actress Lori Lough...

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Rs 13000-crore PNB scam accused Nirav Modi arrested in London

Rs 13000-crore PNB scam accused Nirav Modi arrested in London

Nirav Modi has been wanted for duping the Punjab National Bank of over Rs 13,500 crore. Recently, his bungalow in Alibaug was also demolished by the ED. "The next step which the Indian governmen...

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Jacinda Ardern Promises She Will Never Say The Christchurch Shooter's Name

Jacinda Ardern Promises She Will Never Say The Christchurch Shooter's Name

New Zealand is moving swiftly under Ardern's leadership to respond to what she called the "worst act of terrorism" in the Pacific island nation's history. Another six bodies are expected to be ready ...

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'All options on the table': Morrison hits back at Erdogan

'All options on the table': Morrison hits back at Erdogan

Asked by a student how she felt, Ardern replied simply: "I am sad". Morrison said Australians traveling to Turkey should exercise common sense and cautioned that travel advice for Turkey was under...

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Putin flies into Crimea for annexation party, launches power stations

Putin flies into Crimea for annexation party, launches power stations

In a statement released Monday, NATO condemned "Russia's ongoing and wide-ranging military build-up in Crimea", and said it was "concerned by Russia's efforts and stated plans for further military bui...

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Counterfeit and pirated goods represent 3.3 percent of global trade

Counterfeit and pirated goods represent 3.3 percent of global trade

The OECD report has also noted that price is not the only factor driving consumers to consciously buy a fake item; nearly 60% of buyers know they are purchasing a counterfeit but for different psychol...

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