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Xi Jinping re-elected as Chinese President

Xi Jinping re-elected as Chinese President After his re-election, Xi Jinpng took public oath of allegiance to the Constitution in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing . Chinese President Xi Jinping was reappointed with no limit on the number of terms he can serve. But he is widely expected to become vice president as he was given top billing by the official media during the current annual parliament session coverage. [Full Article...]

Seton Hall Beats NC State In Foul-Filled NCAA Matchup

Seton Hall Beats NC State In Foul-Filled NCAA Matchup Seton Hall will be no exception to those rules this month. NC State did get hands on the few 50/50 balls there were, but never in a game-changing moment because Seton Hall didn't leave anything up for grabs with a lead on the line. "I think we overachieved as far as the standards that you guys put on us. Like I keep saying, they were able to control the game once they got up down the stretch,... [Full Article...]

Facebook suspends Donald Trump-linked data analysis firm

Facebook suspends Donald Trump-linked data analysis firm The companies ran data operations for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential election campaign . Facebook claims that back in 2015 Cambridge Analytica obtained Facebook user information without approval from the social network through work the company did with a University of Cambridge psychology lecturer named Dr Aleksandr Kogan . [Full Article...]

South Korea says Japan's Abe expressed wish for talks with North Korea

South Korea says Japan's Abe expressed wish for talks with North Korea Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho arrived at Stockholm's Arlanda airport around 6:15 pm (1715 GMT) before being whisked away in a diplomatic motorcade, AFP reporters saw. Senior South Korean officials who traveled to the North Korean capital of Pyongyang this month and met with Kim say he is willing to discuss the North's nuclear weapons program. [Full Article...]

Results of bypoll can't be extrapolated to 2019 general election

Results of bypoll can't be extrapolated to 2019 general election In Phulpur , the party fielded Kaushlendra Patel, an outsider, who hails from Varanasi and was not much acceptable to local Patels. The by-poll results of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have come as a big worry for the BJP because the two states together account for almost 120 of the total of 543 Lok Sabha seats. [Full Article...]

Defending champ North Carolina opens up, tops Lipscomb 84-66

Defending champ North Carolina opens up, tops Lipscomb 84-66 Through all that, Friday was the moment that Williams had been yearning for the most. "I didn't feel like there was anything that we need to change, specifically", he said. Kenny Cooper scored 14 points for the Bisons, who made just 7 of 28 3-pointers. "It was one of the three things I put up on the board", Roy Williams said of defensing the 3-point line. [Full Article...]

Olivia Colman taking voice lessons to play The Queen

Olivia Colman taking voice lessons to play The Queen The pay difference was due to Smith coming into the show after a six-year stint as Dr Who on television - one of Britain's most popular shows, the producers said. Executive producer Susie Mackie has vowed to end the gender pay gap. "Going forward, no one gets paid more than the Queen." stated creative director Suzanne Mackie . [Full Article...]

Romanian court rules man is dead - and he's not happy

Romanian court rules man is dead - and he's not happy Assuming that he had passed away, his wife applied to have him declared as dead in 2016. A judges final ruling Friday said Reliu appealed his status too late to change it. Nobody will tell me". According to the AP, Reliu had left Romania in 1992 to take a job in Turkey. They measured the distance between his eyes to see if it corresponded to an old passport photograph; they asked him questio... [Full Article...]

Nerve agent planted in luggage of Russian agent's daughter

Nerve agent planted in luggage of Russian agent's daughter Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of personally ordering a nerve agent attack in Britain, ratcheting up tensions Friday in an increasingly global showdown over alleged Russian meddling overseas. [Full Article...]

Patrick's Day weekend on LI

Patrick's Day weekend on LI Under S.1933, schools in the five boroughs could close on St. Patrick's Day in recognition of the significant Irish-American population in NYC and not be penalized by a loss of State school aid, according to Addabbo. The luck o' the Irish is going to generate some green. March 17 marks the date of his death. Neil O'Flaherty, an Irish citizen now living in the US, agrees. [Full Article...]

North Korean foreign minister begins Sweden trip

North Korean foreign minister begins Sweden trip He also called Kim "Little Rocket Man". A Pew Research Center survey shows South Koreans' confidence in the USA president dropped from 88 percent in 2015, while Barack Obama was in the White House, to 17 percent in 2017, the first year of the Trump administration. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation will expel British diplomats in poisoning standoff

Russian Federation will expel British diplomats in poisoning standoff Geopolitical tensions are mounting since the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury earlier this month, in what Western powers see as the latest sign of increasingly aggressive Russian meddling overseas. [Full Article...]

Texas Tech vs. Florida - 3/17/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Texas Tech vs. Florida - 3/17/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction But SFA lost Shannon Bogues to cramping and big man T.J. Holyfield to second-half foul trouble. Saw some openings. Saw some lanes. It was exactly the kind of performance you expect out of a guy that was the front runner for Big 12 Player of the Year on a team that had the inside track for the Big 12 regular season title when he injured his toe in a loss at Baylor on February 17th. [Full Article...]

UK, US, France, Germany point to Russia over spy attack

UK, US, France, Germany point to Russia over spy attack Russian Federation signed the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and carried out its obligations by eliminating all chemical weapons, he said. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she took the British findings seriously and there would be a common European stance, although "we must still talk responsibly" with Russian Federation despite differences of opinion. [Full Article...]

Bhagwant Mann resigns as AAP's Punjab chief

Bhagwant Mann resigns as AAP's Punjab chief Hours later, another AAP leader Arora said he was also putting in his papers. Many senior state party leaders not only publically denounced Kejriwal's decision as a "meek surrender", they also accused the top leadership of the party of not keeping them in the loop before the decision to apologise was made. [Full Article...]

British and Russian ministers trade public insults

British and Russian ministers trade public insults Britain says they were poisoned with a nerve agent developed by the Soviet military. British Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered 23 Russian diplomats she said were undeclared intelligence officers to leave the country within a week, along with several other measures. [Full Article...]

SC jibe at TV jounalists in Jay Shah defamation case

SC jibe at TV jounalists in Jay Shah defamation case The top court also asked Jay Shah and others involved, to file responses within two weeks to the plea filed by the journalist. The bench also observed that the media should be more responsible and said it can not write whatever it feels about anyone. [Full Article...]

US, South Korea say North Korea can have 'brighter future'

US, South Korea say North Korea can have 'brighter future' Both leaders affirmed the importance of learning from the mistakes of the past, and pledged continued, close coordination to maintain maximum pressure on the North Korean regime, the White House said. "It is up to the parties to decide how to move forward", Wallstrom said Friday before meeting Ri. "They will also address the security situation on the Korean peninsula, which is high on the (UN) S... [Full Article...]

Korea team in anticipation of talks

Korea team in anticipation of talks In a phone call with South Korean President Moon on Friday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed a wish for talks with North Korea following Pyongyang's planned summits with South Korea and the United States, South Korea's presidential spokesman, Kim Eui-kyeom said. [Full Article...]

Boulder pushed off Pasadena overpass kills man in auto; suspect sought

Boulder pushed off Pasadena overpass kills man in auto; suspect sought He was crushed by a boulder apparently thrown off a freeway overpass as he rode in the front passenger seat of the family's Corolla Tuesday night in Pasadena , the rock coming right through the windshield. "Now he's gone. We're asking for your help". If anybody saw anything, please help us find whoever did this to him. " We need help from the public to find the person who committed this atrocious... [Full Article...]


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