• MUELLER STRIKES: Special Counsel INDICTS PAUL MANAFORT… Again
MUELLER STRIKES: Special Counsel INDICTS PAUL MANAFORT… Again

Mueller filed an indictment with 32 counts - including 16 counts related to false individual income tax returns, seven counts of failure to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts, five counts of bank fraud conspiracy, and four counts of bank fraud.

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  • T&T improves on corruption perception ranking
T&T improves on corruption perception ranking

Bangladesh has been ranked 143rd among the 180 countries in the Berlin-based Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2017, reports UNB. Syria , South Sudan and Somalia were the bottom three with scores of 14, 12 and 9. Sub-Saharan Africa (32), Eastern Europe (34) and Central Asia (34) were those lagging farthest behind...

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  • Govt Denies Perceived Snub To Canada PM Justin Trudeau
Govt Denies Perceived Snub To Canada PM Justin Trudeau

Amritsar Police Commissioner S.S. Srivastava said adequate security arrangements have been made for the Canadian Prime Minister's visit. It has been two days since Trudeau is in India but Narendra Modi could not fetch time to meet the visiting premier.

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  • Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner unaffected by security clearance crackdown, White House says
Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner unaffected by security clearance crackdown, White House says

Kushner since taking the post of chief of staff but has rarely taken him on directly, has made no guarantees. (L-R) Jared Kushner , White House Senior Adviser and son-in-law of U.S. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Jared Kushner , son in law and senior advisor to American President Donald Trump , in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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  • Early Texas Primary voting begins Tuesday
Early Texas Primary voting begins Tuesday

Parker St.in Medina. It's Cook County politics in a nutshell: a cushy seat on a well-salaried board that rubberstamps every significant measure put before it for a vote (see " The Billion-Dollar Rubber Stamp " for more info), sheltered in as many ways as possible from actual voter decisions.

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  • J&K: Three civilians injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Uri sector
J&K: Three civilians injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Uri sector

The statement added, despite calls for restraint, India continues to indulge in ceasefire violations. A statement of the foreign office had stated earlier this year: "The deliberate targeting of civilian populated areas is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity, global human rights and humanitarian laws".

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  • Pakistan's Supreme Court bars ousted PM Nawaz Sharif from leading PML-N
Pakistan's Supreme Court bars ousted PM Nawaz Sharif from leading PML-N

The court said that anyone who is unable to fulfil the requirements of Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution - which state that a member of the parliament should be "truthful" and "righteous" - can not hold any public office, including the post of a party head.

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  • Venezuela launches its own cryptocurrency to escape hyperinflation
Venezuela launches its own cryptocurrency to escape hyperinflation

The Venezuelan government also pledged to provide cryptocurrency mining across the country. Some critics have expressed doubts that the Petro cryptocurrency will thrive, mainly because of lack of trust in a government whose debt is being renegotiated and whose policies have brought skyrocketing inflation.

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  • Trump signs order to ban gun 'bump stocks'
Trump signs order to ban gun 'bump stocks'

Pressure has been mounting for action after the Parkland shooting . According to the New York Times, the National Rifle Association (NRA) has previously backed further regulations on bump stocks. That bill first emerged with backing from Toomey and Democratic Sen. The president, echoing something Vice President Mike Pence said over the wee...

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  • Slovenian ice hockey player fails drug test
Slovenian ice hockey player fails drug test

The CAS said that any sanction against the player would be decided following the conclusion of the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The game started right after the Court of Arbitration for Sport announced Slovenian forward Ziga Jeglic had tested positive for a banned substance and would be suspended for the rest of the Games.

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  • Israeli police arrest telecom officials in graft case
Israeli police arrest telecom officials in graft case

A spokesman for Netanyahu said that "Hefetz never presented this ridiculous proposal to the prime minister and his wife, and was never asked by them to make such a proposal, and we don't think he even considered such a thing". Hefetz and Filber have been in custody since Sunday. The new probe comes days after the Israeli police told the attorney ...

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  • Missing Uber, Lyft driver found alive in LA hospital
Missing Uber, Lyft driver found alive in LA hospital

EST) but did not reveal in what condition they found it. On Monday afternoon, his Nissan Ultima was found abandoned in Koreatown. According to reports, Thiede's mother said that someone called 911 from his cell phone, but hung up. Joshua's friend Yokeena Jamar has told KTLA that loved ones believe he was working for Lyft when he went missing, a...

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  • Trump denies forcibly kissing Rachel Crooks in Twitter rant
Trump denies forcibly kissing Rachel Crooks in Twitter rant

A total of 13 women have claimed publicly that Trump subjected them in the past to unwanted touching, kissing or other sexual misconduct. The Post story repeated earlier claims by Crooks about Trump kissing her during a meeting on January 11, 2006, where she worked at the time.

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  • India Can Get World's First Operational Hyperloop, Virgin Hyperloop Announces Partnership
India Can Get World's First Operational Hyperloop, Virgin Hyperloop Announces Partnership

Though it is still too early to tell where exactly the hyperloop stations would be located in Mumbai , the transport system's city of origin, and Pune , its destination, what one does know for sure is that the Mumbai to Pune hyperloop will pass through the Navi Mumbai International Airport .

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  • Mahmoud Abbas asks United Nations for multilateral action, no to US
Mahmoud Abbas asks United Nations for multilateral action, no to US

Abbas' address to the council comes as the Trump administration is preparing a new peace plan even though chances for agreement appear dim. We are ready to begin negotiations. Abbas will also meet with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres but no separate meeting is planned with Haley, who has energetically defended the United States decisions on J...

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  • Law Firm Says It Fired Van der Zwaan Last Year
Law Firm Says It Fired Van der Zwaan Last Year

He is scheduled for sentencing on April 3. Van der Zwaan was charged with "willfully and knowingly" making "false, fictitious, and fraudulent statements and representations" to federal investigators about his work for the law firm Skadden, Arps, Meagher, & Flom LLP and Affiliates in 2012.

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  • 'Dozens' of Russian nationals hurt in USA attack in eastern Syria: ministry
'Dozens' of Russian nationals hurt in USA attack in eastern Syria: ministry

Its special forces responded by calling in artillery strikes, ground attack jets and B-52 bombers, which all but wiped out the "battalion sized force" in front of them. "Putin must make up for failing to deliver on Russians' quality of life by projecting himself as foreign policy victor or peacemaker". "I understand that the Russian government no...

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  • Supreme Court Won't Hear Challenge To Calif. Gun Waiting-Period Case
Supreme Court Won't Hear Challenge To Calif. Gun Waiting-Period Case

The rejection adds to a line of Supreme Court setbacks for Second Amendment advocates in recent years. The rebuff comes than a week after a gunman killed 17 people and wounded a dozen others at a Florida high school. Silvester v. Harris, 843 F. 3d 816, 828 (CA9 2016). "If this case involved one of the Court's more favored rights, I sincerely dou...

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  • Trump will be furious about his place in the presidential rankings
Trump will be furious about his place in the presidential rankings

Can we have him back now? President Trump came in last place in an expert ranking of "presidential greatness", according to the 2018 Presidents & Executive Politics Presidential Greatness Survey released by Boise State University Monday.

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  • Meet Merkel's Possible Successor: From Tiny State to National Party Leadership
Meet Merkel's Possible Successor: From Tiny State to National Party Leadership

Such an outcome could result in new elections - likely an unfavorable scenario for the party. The SPD's youth and left wings are driving a passionate #NoGroKo campaign, arguing that the party must rethink what it stands for and rebuild as a combative opposition force.

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