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Sean Spicer Tells CNN Reporter He Has 'Zero Intelligence'

Wait. First of all, he stands by it. Can you tell me how you know all of this has been looked at?' Spicer mused. Spicer also reminded reporters that the Department of Justice had asked for an extension when it came to the lawmakers' request, and that information has yet to be supplied. [Full Article...]

'Theresa May's Stance On Scottish Independence Is Hypocritical' Says Shelagh

'Theresa May's Stance On Scottish Independence Is Hypocritical' Says Shelagh The First Minister says she is convinced the PM's position is not sustainable, that she can not continue to deny Scotland a vote without incurring major political damage and possibly even strengthening the case for independence. An independent Scotland's budget deficit would have swollen to above Greek levels after projected North Sea oil revenue of as much as 7.9 billion pounds ($9.6 billion) tri... [Full Article...]

U.S. warns UN Human Rights Council: Either reform, or we leave

U.S. warns UN Human Rights Council: Either reform, or we leave The State Department Correspondents Association, which represents reporters who cover USA diplomacy, said in a statement that it was "disappointed" Tillerson chose to travel to Asia without a full contingent of media "or even a pool reporter". [Full Article...]

Tillerson gets a look at NKorea at the DMZ between Koreas

Tillerson gets a look at NKorea at the DMZ between Koreas After meeting with Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn and South Korean Foreign Affairs Minister Yun Byung-se, Tillerson reiterated what he said in Tokyo Thursday; that diplomatic efforts of the past 20 years have failed, and that the $1.35 billion the USA provided North Korea in past assistance "as encouragement" did not work to persuade the leadership in Pyongyang to give up its nuclear ambitions. [Full Article...]

Nigerian gov't forces rescue 455 hostages from Boko Haram

Nigerian gov't forces rescue 455 hostages from Boko Haram Multiple explosions echoed over Maiduguri in quick successions at about 1.15 a.m., causing sleeping residents to jump out of their beds in fear of yet another horrific attack by Boko Haram. Boko Haram meanwhile published a new video online on Monday evening, depicting a gruesome execution similar to propaganda images from the Islamic State group to which it is affiliated. [Full Article...]

Tesla raises $1 billion capital ahead of Model 3 production

Tesla raises $1 billion capital ahead of Model 3 production It had been thought that production of the mass-market electric auto could be delayed until 2018, but Musk confirmed to investors that it would produce more than 5000 Model 3s per week by the end of this year and 10,000 units per week by some point next year. [Full Article...]

Carlos the Jackal to face trial over 1974 Paris terror attack

Carlos the Jackal to face trial over 1974 Paris terror attack Two people were killed and 34 injured at the trendy Drugstore Publicis. The 67-year-old is already serving two life terms for killings done in the name of Palestinian and communist causes, the BBC reports . "What need is there to hold this trial?" asked Coutant-Peyre, who married Carlos in a Muslim ceremony in 2001 that is not legally binding. The attack's victims, however, are relieved. [Full Article...]

Haley Slams UN Report As 'Anti-Israel Propaganda'

Haley Slams UN Report As 'Anti-Israel Propaganda' The report comes at a time when the Trump administration is reconsidering its role in several United Nations programs and taking a bolder pro-Israel stance. "That such anti-Israel propaganda would come from a body whose membership almost universally does not recognize Israel is unsurprising", said Haley. [Full Article...]

Trump Budget Seeks to Dramatically Reduce Govt in Favor of Defense

Trump Budget Seeks to Dramatically Reduce Govt in Favor of Defense A former Pentagon official, Assistant Secretary for Defence, Manpower and Reserve Affairs Todd A. Weiler told The Independent the proposed cuts to the Coast Guard would be " devastating ", the U.S. Trump's submission won't tell the complete story. It will be limited to the discretionary, $1 trillion-plus portion of the $4 trillion annual federal budget that pays for Cabinet agencies and departme... [Full Article...]

Ryan: Trump Making It Easier to Pass Health Plan

The call was made on October 10, three days after a hot-mic recording of Trump making lewd comments about women to Access Hollywood host Billy Bush emerged. But Ryan , speaking on Fox News Channel Monday, said the CBO report "actually exceeded my expectations", adding that the millions losing coverage was to be expected because his overhaul of Obama's law removes the penalty aimed at coercing... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump stands by wiretapping claims

Donald Trump stands by wiretapping claims Britain and the United States - along with Australia, Canada and New Zealand - are part of the "Five Eyes" intelligence sharing alliance forged from the embers of World War II. Ranking Democrat of the House committee Adam Schiff told CNN that he expects FBI Director James Comey to also say that he's seen no evidence of Trump's claim when the director testifies before his committee Monday. [Full Article...]

Ryan, Senate Intel committee see no evidence of Trump wiretap

The speaker of the House, the Senate Intelligence Committee chairman and the ranking Democrat on the committee said Thursday that they've seen no evidence of President Donald Trump's accusation that he was wiretapped previous year by his predecessor. [Full Article...]

A judge in Hawaii just blocked Donald Trump's updated Muslim ban

A judge in Hawaii just blocked Donald Trump's updated Muslim ban The first order prompted chaos, and advocates say the second does little to alleviate fear and uncertainly. The second ruling, issued just this morning, comes from the federal district court in Maryland . That approach would nearly certainly guarantee a Supreme Court loss, according to Leon Fresco, an immigration lawyer who served in the Obama DoJ. The section 2 (C) of Trump's executive order... [Full Article...]

India's Highest Tricolour Hoisted At Attari, Pak Fears Spying

India's Highest Tricolour Hoisted At Attari, Pak Fears Spying Before this in Ranchi a flag with 293 feet was highest in India. It is so tall that even people from Lahore could view it in Pakistan, which has complained stating that it's for spying on Pakistan side. It is said that it can be spotted from Lahore in neighboring Pakistan and floodlights have been installed around it. The project cost was Rs 3.6 crore. [Full Article...]

South Korea finds a home for puppies impeached president left behind

South Korea finds a home for puppies impeached president left behind Park raised two dogs of the native Korean Jindo breed during her term. She did this because the puppies were too young to be separated from their parents, a spokesman for Geun-hye said, and that she told remaining staff to take good care of them until they were ready to be adopted. [Full Article...]

Goa: Manohar Parrikar wins floor test by 22-16

Goa: Manohar Parrikar wins floor test by 22-16 Parsekar took over as chief minister after Parrikar shifted to Delhi as defence minister, but he simply did not have the acumen of his predecessor. Parrikar on Thursday won the trust vote in the Goa assembly. The opposition benches included 16 MLAs from Congress, while its newly-elected member Vishwajit Rane remained absent during the voting. This was announced by pro tem speaker Siddharth Kunko... [Full Article...]

Police arrive Justice CS Karnan's residence to execute Supreme Court warrant

Police arrive Justice CS Karnan's residence to execute Supreme Court warrant In previous hearing, the apex court had ordered Karnan to appear before it in person in connection with suo motu contempt proceedings. The warrant, which was served by Director General of Police Surajit Kar Purakayastha at the residence of Justice Karnan, was, however, "rejected" by the judge. [Full Article...]

Rajnath Singh for UP CM? BJP unsure, final decision on March 18

Rajnath Singh for UP CM? BJP unsure, final decision on March 18 A native of Ghazipur, Sinha cut his teeth in politics as the president of the BHU students union in the early 1980s but his big break came only in the nineties when he was elected to the Lok Sabha for the first time. The BJP legislature party is likely to meet on Saturday in Lucknow in the presence of two observers - Venkaiah Naidu and Bhupendra Yadav - appointed by the party for the state. [Full Article...]

Ireland's leader pushes Trump on illegal Irish immigrants

Ireland's leader pushes Trump on illegal Irish immigrants Last night he feted and flattered US Vice President Mike Pence - whose grandfather came from Ireland - at an American Ireland Fund dinner at which VP Pence was the guest of honour. During the luncheon, he said: "Let me say to you that as a member of the European Council, what we want to do is to work with America". All in all, the St Patrick's Day mission was successful for all parties. [Full Article...]

Here's how Amit Shah responded to Ravi Shastri's congratulatory tweet

Here's how Amit Shah responded to Ravi Shastri's congratulatory tweet Ravi Shastri chose to use the phrase Tracer Bullet' it in a different sense while congratulating PM Modi. Later, Shah also replied to Shastri's tweet. "But, at the end of the day democracy is indeed the real victor", the Prime Minister responded. Modi's response saw over 6000 retweets and more than 13,000 likes by late evening. [Full Article...]


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