Cardinal William Keeler dies at 86; led oldest diocese in US

Keeler was the seventh bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, serving in that capacity from 1984 to 1989. Cardinal William Henry Keeler, a native of Lebanon who attended Lebanon Catholic High School, died Thursday at the age of 86 in h... More..

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North Korea missile launch attempt fails, US, South Korea say
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

North Korea missile launch attempt fails, US, South Korea say

Pacific Command, told Reuters . North Korea has launched at least six missiles and tested a high-thrust rocket engine, possibly for an intercontinental ballistic missile, since President Donald Trump took of...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban

The official Twitter account for Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin, who argued against Trump's travel ban in court, released part of his opening statement in court. As in the first hearing, Watson found that H...More..

After Dutch reject populism, will other Europeans follow?
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

After Dutch reject populism, will other Europeans follow?

Dutch voters "after Brexit, after the American elections, said no to the wrong kind of populism", Mr Rutte said late Wednesday in a jubilant victory speech to his supporters. With almost all votes counted his g...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

'Bathroom law' compromise approved by Senate

The bill is expected to be signed by Democratic Governor Roy Cooper, who said the legislation is not flawless but argued it would begin to fix the state's reputation. And an angry queer mob chased transphobic...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

OAS chief denounces coup in Venezuela

In a decision late Wednesday night, the magistrates said that as long as lawmakers remain in contempt of past court rulings nullifying all legislation coming out of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, ...More..

Strikes to hit French Guiana as tensions paralyze territory
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Strikes to hit French Guiana as tensions paralyze territory

The demonstrations have paralyzed French Guiana in recent days as protesters blocked roads and many businesses and schools have closed. The movement began with demands for greater security against crime - Fre...More..

Kosovans arrested in Italy suspected of plotting attacks
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Kosovans arrested in Italy suspected of plotting attacks

Italian police said they have arrested three Kosovars in Venice after one was caught on a phone intercept proposing they bomb the Rialto Bridge while others lauded the recent attack in London. "There was a lot ...More..

Germany: Turkish spy list may be deliberate provocation
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Germany: Turkish spy list may be deliberate provocation

Erdogan has previously accused Germany of harboring terrorists and for tolerating the activities of groups critical of his government including the Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK), the Revolutionary People's L...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Senate GOP needs Pence to break tie on family planning funds

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives withdrew a bill last week that would have repealed Obama's Affordable Care Act. The Department of Health and Human Services ruleprohibits states from cutting T...More..

Dangote, Adenuga's net worth drops by $7.4bn
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Dangote, Adenuga's net worth drops by $7.4bn

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates ranks at No.1 on Forbes' richest billionaires. During the campaign he said that he was worth $8.7 billion and said past year in a personal financial disclosure form filed w...More..

Park to be summoned for questioning this Tuesday
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Park to be summoned for questioning this Tuesday

Park, who was dismissed by the Constitutional Court last Friday, will be required to attend a prosecutors' office in Seoul next Tuesday, a spokesman said. Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, who has also been actin...More..

'Allah' not allowed as child's last name; ACLU sues Georgia over decision
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

'Allah' not allowed as child's last name; ACLU sues Georgia over decision

The couple said they wanted to name their child Allah because it was a " noble " name and denied that it was for religious reasons. State law requires a baby's surname to be either that of the father of the...More..

White House eyeing $18 billion list of social program cuts
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

White House eyeing $18 billion list of social program cuts

He said that leaders of the Senate and House are close to reaching a final agreement to keep the government operating through the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year, and suggested they didn't want to gum things ...More..

Biden says if he'd run for president he could have won
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Biden says if he'd run for president he could have won

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Friday he regrets not running for president. "I think any gentlemen would" apologize Biden told CNN on Wednesday, when asked whether he thought Trump should say he's sorry...More..

Yemen's President Sentenced to Death by Houthi Court
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Yemen's President Sentenced to Death by Houthi Court

More than 7,700 people have been killed and over 40,000 injured over the past two years, the United Nations says. There is no doubt that continuation of this situation will not only be harmful to the countrie...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Ex-Christie aides to be sentenced in New Jersey bridge case

Prosecutors said the massive traffic jam they deliberately created in the town of Fort Lee was meant to punish its Democratic mayor for refusing to back Christie's re-election bid, as the governor's aides tried...More..

Rajya Sabha passes Finance Bill
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Rajya Sabha passes Finance Bill

Speaking on Sakshi Dhoni's complaint, the Finance Minister said "It was immature behaviour on behalf of the person who went there". The Bill, already passed by the Lok Sabha, was moved in the Rajya Sabha on M...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Garcia expecting tough Arsenal and Chelsea tests

However, it doesn't look as though Kjaer will be that player to fill the void as despite The Daily Star reporting on potential Chelsea and United interest, he has spoken to Turkish publication Fotospor and ...More..

LS passes GST supplementary bills after a long debate
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

LS passes GST supplementary bills after a long debate

Besides, GST compensation law allows for imposition of cess on certain luxury goods like tobacco, high-end cars and aereated drinks to create a corpus for compensating states for any loss of revenue in the firs...More..