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by | March 12, 2018 | 19:00

Seems unusual that Rafael Cruz, a native of lovely Calgary, Alberta, Canada, would go after another pol for tweaking his name and downplaying certain biographical details to better "fit in". That style has led many people to ask if O'Rouke is the candidate who can do what no Democrat has done in a quarter-century - win a statewide contest in Texas.

by | March 12, 2018 | 18:35

The government did not advocate a reciprocal tariff imposition and a trade war is in nobody's interest, she added. So why did Trump do it? He went on to say both that he thought a NAFTA deal was possible and also that he might terminate it.

by | March 12, 2018 | 17:59

Naresh Agarwal, a veteran Samajwadi Party (SP) leader who serves as a Rajya Sabha MP, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday. The SP has only 47 votes and Akhilesh Yadav can only send one leader to Parliament. She wrote, " Shri Naresh Agarwal has joined Bhartiya Janata Party ". Even BJP leaders seemed to regret Naresh's actions as Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj came forward to rectify the mistake.

by | March 12, 2018 | 17:47

The bomb squad and FBI are now at the scene assisting the Austin Police Department with the investigation. Austin police said they've determined the device was inside a package, and are working with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to reconstruct the item and learn who may have created it.

by | March 12, 2018 | 16:44

Just days after he stood outside the White House and announced the planned meet between the U.S. president and the North Korean leader, Chung Eui-yong was in Beijing to brief Xi and China's top diplomats on the fast-moving efforts to address the nuclear standoff.

by | March 12, 2018 | 16:34

A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Rain will change to light snow late Sunday into early Monday . Wednesday, March 7: High: 30. Highs will be in the mid-70s with east winds around 5 miles per hour. Northeast winds 10 to 15 miles per hour. Saturday, March 10, 2018 Rain , mainly after 10am. Today: A slight chance of snow between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m., then a slight chance of rain after 10 a.m.

by | March 12, 2018 | 16:21

Tillerson's agenda is still unclear in this country, shaken by the unexpected meeting this week between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga that resulted in the mutual commitment to work together for the unity and reconciliation of the people of Kenya.

by | March 12, 2018 | 16:13

She then went to a party just a couple streets away from her home. She bought a pack of cigarettes and used the payphone. Gilpin's body was found weeks later at a park in Plymouth, Mass. An arrest has been made in a decades-old MA cold case murder involving the State Police Colonel's sister. Gilpin said her family was extremely grateful to those who provided information to investigators assigned to her sister's case.

by | March 12, 2018 | 16:12

A SIPRI report on trends in worldwide arms transfers also reflects the changing geopolitics of South Asia, with sales of weapons to Pakistan by the United States dropping by a significant 76 per cent in the past five years. Five countries - India, Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and China - receive just over a third of global arms supplies. "The tensions between India, on the one side, and Pakistan and China, on the other, are fueling India's growing demand for major ...

by | March 12, 2018 | 15:51

Philip Levy, a former trade adviser in President George W. Bush's administration, said the flaw in Trump basing his tariffs on national security was that military allies could ask to be excluded, undermining the president's stated goal of protecting domestic steel and aluminum mill jobs.

by | March 12, 2018 | 15:11

City could claim the title against Everton on March 31, although results elsewhere need to go their way. However, Aguero could now miss Argentina's friendly against Italy - due to be played at City's Etihad Stadium - on March 23, and the match against Spain four days later.

by | March 12, 2018 | 15:01

During the meeting, Xi thanked President Moon Jae-in for sending the delegation, saying it displayed the importance of communication between the two nations. Last month, around 200 businesspeople who had operations in the joint venture requested the government to allow them to visit the North on March 12th to inspect their facilities.

by | March 12, 2018 | 14:10

Well, we should be funding and investing in students - not in school buildings, not in institutions, not in systems. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos , the billionaire school choice advocate who became the first-ever presidential cabinet member to receive only 50 votes in the Senate during a confirmation, gave a stumbling, cringeworthy interview to CBS' " 60 Minutes ".

by | March 12, 2018 | 13:44

Trump signed an order Thursday imposing a 25% tariff on imported steel and a 10% tariff on imported aluminum, both to take effect in 15 days. Trump's official proclamations say that "any country with which we have a security relationship" is invited to discuss "alternative ways" to address the security risks of steel and aluminum imports, a process that could lead to other countries being excluded.

by | March 12, 2018 | 13:26

The comedian passed away just days after leaving hospital and marrying his partner of 40 years, Anne Jones. During a career spanning more than 60 years, Dodd became one of the most popular comedians in Britain, known for his extra-long standup routines (some lasting over five hours) replete with clever one-liners, his famous Diddy Men puppets and a feather duster he referred to as a "tickling stick".

by | March 12, 2018 | 13:12

An Islamic seminary student today hurled shoes at Pakistans ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif during a function at a seminary here, a day after a religious extremist blackened the face of Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif with ink. The shoe hurled by a man hit him between the neck and shoulder. Nawaz Sharif had gone to the religious seminary to participate in a ceremony. In a similar incident last month, a man hurled his shoe at Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal while he was addressing a party ...

by | March 12, 2018 | 13:06

The fabricated documents are related to a deal struck in June 2016 to sell the land to the operating company Moritomo Gakuen at just 14% of its appraised price, Kyodo News agency reported. At the initiative of the ministry's Financial Bureau, officials altered sections of the documents, including the contents of negotiations with Moritomo Gakuen, so that the copies submitted to lawmakers would not contradict statements given by ministry officials in the Diet.

by | March 12, 2018 | 12:57

Neatherlin was arrested previous year after police found seven children younger than five left unattended at her center called Little Giggles. One family said their daughter suffered a brain injury consistent with shaken baby syndrome while in Neatherlin's care at Little Giggles daycare in Bend, Oregon, as other parents said their children struggled to sleep after their time with Neatherlin, according to KVTZ .

by | March 12, 2018 | 12:29

After Ledrika Ford , 27, reclaimed the baby (pictured, as strangers find him), she told officers that he was secure in the rear of her auto but, when she looked back, he wasn't there. Just before the video ends, a woman can be heard saying "that's my baby, that's my baby". Ledrika Ford , 27, was charged on Friday with endangering the welfare of a child after a video surfaced showing her infant child crawling around a roadway, unaccompanied.

by | March 12, 2018 | 12:26

The assailant died at the scene. Security was stepped up at diplomatic missions across the city as police said other people may have been involved in planning the attack late last night. Police have ordered reinforcements around all diplomatic missions in the Austrian capital, which is also home to many worldwide organisations. The soldier sustained cuts to his right arm but was protected from more serious injuries by his stab-proof jacket.

by | March 12, 2018 | 12:24

An airport spokesperson told the paper that casualties were feared. Images on social media showed heavy black smoke rising from the airport. Seven people were rescued. The airport authorities said that the technical malfunction could have caused the crash. He said the plane appeared to have caught fire just before it landed and skidded to a stop in a field beside the runway.

by | March 12, 2018 | 11:07

He said the United States had "shown great strength" when tensions were high but the regime's leaders "want to make peace". The United States expects North Korea to halt all nuclear and missile testing in advance of any meeting, Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said.

by | March 12, 2018 | 11:00

After driving almost 700,000 Rohingya Muslims out of the country, Myanmar's military is building bases where some of their homes and mosques once stood, Amnesty International said on Monday, citing new evidence from satellite imagery. Satellite imagery of one village called Kan Kya on the outskirts of Rakhine's Maungdaw town taken two months after the August attacks shows a settlement scarred by fire.

by | March 12, 2018 | 10:55

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told CNBC in an interview Friday that the president will consider national security, noting that Trump wants to be sure that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation gets more funding from European allies who Trump has previously criticized for not contributing enough.

by | March 12, 2018 | 10:35

The White House released the proposals Sunday after Trump held a series of "listening sessions" students, parents and teachers affected by the shootings in Parkland, Newtown, Conn., and Columbine, Colo., and local and state officials and video game makers looking to establish policies to keep schools safe.