by | March 19, 2018 | 00:37

The St. Patrick's Day Parade will follow a shorter route again this year, as it did in 2015 and last year, because of snow clogging the neighborhood's streets. This year's grand marshal is Loretta Brennan Glucksman, chairman of The American Ireland Fund, a group that has raised millions of dollars for philanthropic projects in Ireland, including funding for integrated schools for Catholic and Protestant children in Northern Ireland.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:18

Mr Ri's visit to Stockholm, where he once served as a diplomat at the North Korean embassy, has been shrouded in secrecy. He made headlines previous year by telling reporters that Kim could order a hydrogen bomb test over the Pacific Ocean in response to insults from Trump.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:18

The state employee was out on assignment Tuesday and didn't hear the voice mail from W. Denney Pate of FIGG Bridge Engineers until he returned to the office Friday, the DOT said. Andrew Herman, a former president of the American Society of Civil Engineers, told USA Today that it seemed the builders did not follow the proper sequence in putting the bridge up.

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:15

The Labour leader has been given security briefings on the poisoning, but Mr Milne said yesterday that the Government may have more information. "What he needs to be more focused on is the fact that Russian Federation have a significant case to answer and our security services' advice to ministers and to the National Security Council can not be ignored or equated with weapons of mass destruction advice in a previous era".

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:17

The bill has angered Chinese officials, who see Taiwan as an inalienable provincial territory of China because of the One China Policy that was established in the US-PRC joint communique of 1982. Stanley Kao (高碩泰), Taiwan's representative to the U.S., said he is looking forward to more interaction between the two countries. Residents of Taipeh also appeared happy with the development, with one man telling DW: "Taiwan is a political entity; we should have the right to officially visit the ...

by | March 18, 2018 | 02:16

Delegates applaud as a screen displays the final vote tally for Xi Jinping on Saturday in Beijing. He is a longstanding ally of President Xi and his elevation is being seen as a further consolidation of the Chinese leader's power. Wang stepped down from the Communist Party's ruling council in October under informal retirement rules but remained a prominent member of the Politburo Standing Committee during the public sessions of the National People's Congress .

by | March 17, 2018 | 02:28

The Turkish military urged civilians to leave and the Syrian Kurdish militiamen to surrender to besieging Turkish forces. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday that he "profoundly regrets that resolution 2401, concerning the cessation of hostilities throughout Syria, has not been implemented".

by | March 17, 2018 | 02:23

All 13 were charged in a February indictment by the US Special Counsel, who is investigating allegations that Russian Federation meddled in the US vote to help Donald Trump win. The sanctions mark the first use of a law Congress passed in June to punish Russian Federation for its election-year interference. The Trump administration on Thursday imposed fresh sanctions on Russian government hackers and spy agencies to punish Moscow for interfering in the 2016 presidential election, ...

by | March 17, 2018 | 02:26

That was 35 fewer than the number of seats held by her coalition, indicating that some lawmakers withheld their support in the secret ballot. "I accept the vote", a beaming Merkel told lawmakers before being sworn in by Bundestag President Wolfgang Schaeuble.

by | March 17, 2018 | 02:26

The adviser was "within the blast radius" of the president's not-infrequent anger, a senior national security official said , because McMaster saw Trump almost every day. The tumult at the White House follows the recent resignation of White House Communications Director Hope Hicks late last month and resignation last week of Trump's top economic adviser Gary Cohn , who heads the National Economic Council.

by | March 17, 2018 | 02:23

The Israel Defense Forces has confirmed that the man deliberately drove into the four soldiers, all in their 20s, on Friday afternoon in Mevo Dotan. He is being questioned and IDF troops are searching the area. The Israeli military said the soldiers had been securing routes near the settlement of Mevo Dotan. "This revolution against the Trump decision and the occupation is not a wave of anger but an ongoing action until our people are totally free", said Hamas, which is considered a ...

by | March 17, 2018 | 02:23

Oil had rallied to a three-year high in January. Brent for May settlement added 6c to $64.95 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. "We welcome the aggressive cost-cutting measures, application of technology and their managerial techniques which has enabled them to increase productivity", he said.

by | March 16, 2018 | 05:15

Williamson was addressing the media after Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she had expelled 23 Russian diplomats from the United Kingdom after finding Russia culpable of the chemical attack in Salisbury last week. What we will do, we will look at how Russian Federation responds to what we have done. That is what they are wanting to see: "Britain standing together against this great threat".

by | March 15, 2018 | 06:36

Sikorski, 28, who 11 years ago broke his spine in a fall, was among Poland's medal hopes in the Games, which started in South Korea on Friday. Jess Gallagher was the first and last Australian to win medals at both a Winter and Summer Paralympics.

by | March 15, 2018 | 06:34

Tomorrow (Thursday): We're still partly cloudy and breezy with a morning flurry possible. Southwest wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. North wind around 5 miles per hour. This afternoon high temperatures will warm up near 40 degrees but as we head into the evening we will see another chance for a wintry mix. Winds could gust as high as 20 miles per hour.

by | March 15, 2018 | 06:20

The victor from Phulpur , Nagendra Patel, thanked Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati for his good showing. Huge setback for PM Modi and CM Yogi: BJP trails by 26000 votes in Gorakhpur , 38498 votes in Phulpur and 43000 votes in Bihar's Araria Lok Sabha seats.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:53

He may be a globalist, but I still like him", Trump says at a Cabinet meeting. Trump's chief economic adviser Gary Cohn - a fervent supporter of free trade - resigned earlier this week after Trump announced his tariffs. Trump, in a move last week that surprised many of his top advisers, called for stiff tariffs on the import of steel and aluminum. But, seriously, on behalf of all of us, I want to thank Gary.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:51

Officials say the bus was returning to Houston from a school trip to Disney World. Initial reports have suggested 52 people were on the bus. The crash shut down I-10 in both directions. The Channelview Independent School District said 40 students and six adults from the school were on board. The bus had been due to take the children back home to Channelview, Texas, in Houston .

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:55

Nauert, 48, of Locust Valley, a former Fox News host on " Fox and Friends ", was promoted Tuesday after Steve Goldstein, the former undersecretary of State for public diplomacy, was sacked for breaking from the official White House position on the ousting of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:52

According to the official, one of the issues is the US supplying weapons to Kurdish groups in Syria. The UK-based NGO Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that Turkish forces and their Syrian militia allies have effectively encircled an estimated 700,000 people in Afrin and nearby areas.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:54

Open from 7 8 p.m., you can also check where your closest polling location is . Because of a long-running fight over Pennsylvania's congressional boundaries, the victor will have to start campaigning for re-election nearly immediately in a different district.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:51

The visit comes as Trump and his administration have voiced increasing anger at California's refusal to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. But Trump seemed optimistic that a change in leadership following the Mexican election in July could lead to a more favorable set of circumstances.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:51

The Election Commission has chose to use EVMs and VVPATs in the bye-elections in all the polling stations. Nagendra Pratap Patel, Samajwadi candidate from Phulpur , said: "The way the BSP cadres are working for me is wonderful". The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) have extended their support to the SP candidate. We expect two kinds of voters to reach the polling booths in large numbers: " Mayawati's supporters and those fed up with the BJP's anti-poor actions", ...

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:47

Ghanshyam, 28, was seen lightly dozing off with his head propped up by his removed limb at the Jhansi Medical College in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh , the Daily Mail reports. While being taken inside the hospital on a stretcher, youth's amputated leg was put under his head. The relatives of the patient, who goes by the name Ghanshyam, said, " When we reached the hospital, we saw his leg being used as a headrest ".

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:46

The powerful crown prince, who has consolidated his grip on various sectors in Saudi Arabia since his appointment last June, is overseeing the kingdom's plan to sell under 5% of the state-owned oil giant. "I would guess it is about evens that there will be no global IPO", one high-level source said, according to the agency. The members of King Abdullah's family are seen as rivals of Crown Prince Mohammed and his father, King Salman.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:42

It gives Trump until noon ET on Tuesday 13 March to accept the offer. Daniels accepted a $130,000 payment shortly before Election Day 2016 in exchange for her promise to remain silent about the alleged affair, which Trump denies. Using pseudonyms Peggy Peterson and David Dennison, Ms Clifford and Mr Trump were to sign the agreement along with Essential Consultants, the lawsuit claims.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:45

I want to stress that we are very close to a deal at this time", Walker said in a speech at the Institute of Directors in London. The EU has consistently said since the June 2016 referendum that it's not looking to punish Britain for its vote and is working to get a deal on the future relationship that works for both sides but which is consistent with its rules.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:45

Ajay Pratap Singh and Kailash Soni will contest from Madhya Pradesh while Narayana Rane and V Muralidharan will represent Maharashtra. The BJP has fielded Ghaziabad-based businessman Anil Agarwal and two others in the March 23 elections. The Congress today cleared two more names for the Rajya Sabha election and nominated Akhilesh Prasad Singh from Bihar and Lekhram Sahu from Chhattisgarh.

by | March 13, 2018 | 11:37

Saccone, a Pennsylvania state representative, will face former federal prosecutor Conor Lamb , the Democratic nominee, in a special election March 13 to replace former Rep. And while other national Republicans want to blame Saccone for most of the mess, they concede that the ideal storm has hit - and may blow over other candidates even in seemingly safe seats if they're not prepared next fall.

by | March 13, 2018 | 11:37

PTI Chairman Imran Khan stated that his party is happy over the election of Sanjrani as it is good for the people of Balochistan and for the Federation of Pakistan . Sanjrani was also backed by the independent senators from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). PML-N officials, who allege elements of the military are trying to weaken their party, accuse Sanjrani of being a "pro-establishment" candidate.

by | March 13, 2018 | 11:33

Baylor lost 14 games. The Big 12 is one of the strongest conferences in the country this season. "If I had to choose a location, we would have chosen that location just because of our proximity to Tempe and our fans, travel time and time change for us", head coach Charli Turner Thorne said.

by | March 12, 2018 | 11:18

The U.S. reported a $375 billion deficit with China previous year, so a 20 percent reduction would still be among the largest trade gaps that it has with any country. "As a close security and trade partner of the United States, the European Union must be excluded from the announced measures", she said. US President Donald Trump this week delivered on his campaign promises to get tough on trade by imposing tariffs of 25 per cent and 10 per cent on steel and aluminium imports, respectively.

by | March 12, 2018 | 11:19

Speaking to reporters later, T S Tirumurti, secretary (economic relations), Ministry of External Affairs, said that the solar technology mission announced by Modi was a "path breaking initiative" with an global focus to "take the lead internationally in solar energy development".

by | March 12, 2018 | 11:20

Polling for Bihar's Araria Lok Sabha seat and the Assembly constituencies of Jehanabad and Bhabhua passed off peacefully with an average 54 per cent voting on Sunday. The key contenders for the seat are RJD's Sarafaraz Alam, Taslimuddin's son, and the BJP's Pradip Singh. Slow pace of voting on Sunday marked the by-elections for the high stakes battles in Gorakhpur and Phulpur as poll percentage in the two constituencies went down by almost 10% as compared to the 2014 LS elections.

by | March 12, 2018 | 11:18

The Wildcats (25-7) were disjointed at times on offense, unable to find seams in Colorado's zone defense. This will be the sixth time the Wildcats head to the Pac-12 Tournament Championship game under Coach Sean Miller . Ayton had seven of Arizona's 11 points in overtime, which included UCLA going scoreless, in the semifinal game of the Pac-12 tournament. Even though their were reports prior to the start of the game that he was having some pain in his right foot, that didn't stop him ...

by | March 11, 2018 | 03:06

To another query about bitterly-opposed parties coming together to take on the BJP which is seen as a colossus and unbeatable singly by anyone, she said "it is a hard task". At the regional level, Mamata's support for Singhvi is certain to drive a wedge between the state units of the Congress and the CPM . Stating that if BJP targets Bengal, her party would target the Red Fort in 2019, Banerjee said, "I will ask them (BJP) to manage Delhi first and then think about Bengal".

by | March 11, 2018 | 03:05

But foreign ministry officials have cautioned it is too early to assume the talks will bring a lasting breakthrough on the central issue - nuclear weapons. Beijing has criticized Washington's "freedom of navigation" operation in the South China Sea being conducted in an apparent move to challenge China's claims and activities there.

by | March 11, 2018 | 03:05

BJP's arrival in Tripura following the electoral victory is being seen as a humiliating defeat for the unchallenged 25-year rule of the Left Front, writes NDTV . The swearing-in ceremony was also attended by BJP president Amit Shah along with several Union ministers and chief ministers of the BJP-ruled states.

by | March 11, 2018 | 03:01

The idea of an global women's day was first conceived at a socialist women's conference , which was held in conjunction with the general Socialist Second worldwide in 1910. "When I've sat in the presence of women and girls that have gone through things that I couldn't even begin to imagine, all of them said to me no one had ever asked what had happened to them".

by | March 11, 2018 | 03:00

Female veterans will be highlighted, and marchers representing previous wars will wear period uniforms, including historical dress from the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps. While sketching out guidelines for the parade, the memo further announced it would "include wheeled vehicles only, no tanks - consideration must be given to minimise damage to local infrastructure".