• Judge: Trump can not avoid lawsuit by former 'Apprentice' contestant alleging defamation
Judge: Trump can not avoid lawsuit by former 'Apprentice' contestant alleging defamation

The decision by Justice Jennifer Schecter of State Supreme Court in Manhattan paves the way for lawyers to seek depositions from several women who accused Mr. But Schecter said that Trump's statements could be proven true or false and that, because his statements were delivered on Twitter-a "preferred means of communication often used by defend...

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  • Elections coming, Karnataka for special status to Lingayats
Elections coming, Karnataka for special status to Lingayats

One section of swamis, numbering over 50, had met Siddaramaiah on Sunday to demand a separate identity for Lingayat community. The Union Home Ministry will examine in detail the Karnataka government's recommendation to grant religious minority status to the Lingayat and Veerashaiva community as and when it receives the proposal, an official s...

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  • Former South Korean President Lee faces further bribery allegations
Former South Korean President Lee faces further bribery allegations

Lee's predecessor Park Geun-Hye is now in jail pending a verdict in her bribery trial after being impeached a year ago over a corruption scandal. They are also considering summoning Lee's wife Kim Yun-ok for questioning over fresh allegations.

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  • Modi govt mismanaged dispute in J&K: Manmohan
Modi govt mismanaged dispute in J&K: Manmohan

Speaking at the concluding day of the AICC plenary session in Delhi, Sidhu, now a minister in the Congress government of Punjab, said that his 'maun' (silence) was more effective than the noise of BJP . I would like to advice the RBI Governor to go to Tirupati and get the hundi [donation box kept at temples] collectors. Therefore it is one...

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  • World's last male northern white Rhino 'Sudan' dies
World's last male northern white Rhino 'Sudan' dies

According to the WildAid environmental group, Sudan was battling both infections and age-related illness in recent days. Even if the subspecies can be revived, their natural habitat is still too unsafe for them, but Samuel Mutisya, head of conservation at Ol Pejeta , says there is still hope.

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  • ITV bosses reveal Ant & Dec replacement after pulling Saturday Night Takeaway
ITV bosses reveal Ant & Dec replacement after pulling Saturday Night Takeaway

It means as well as stepping down from Saturday Night Takeaway , he won't appear in the Britain's Got Talent live shows nor I'm A Celebrity in the autumn. He has re-entered rehab, with this week's episode of Saturday Night Takeaway being cancelled. ITV's Saturday Night Takeaway will not air this weekend and the final two episodes, schedu...

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  • European Union 'reluctant' to amend Iran nuclear deal
European Union 'reluctant' to amend Iran nuclear deal

Trump has in effect given them a deadline of May 12, the next time he's due to decide whether to waive sanctions. Britain, France and Germany have proposed new European Union sanctions on Iran over its missile program and its regional role, a confidential document said on Friday, Reuters reported .

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  • Voting stations are opening across Russian Federation as Putin seeks a fourth term
Voting stations are opening across Russian Federation as Putin seeks a fourth term

They are facing unusually intense pressure to vote, to grant him a convincing new mandate to pursue his nationalist strategy. Most people who spoke to AFP on Sunday said they voted for Putin, praising him for restoring stability and national pride after the humiliating collapse of the Soviet Union.

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  • Government's Brexit Transition Branded An
Government's Brexit Transition Branded An "Abject Betrayal" Of UK Fishermen

The common regulatory area shall "constitute an area without internal borders in which the free movement of goods is ensured and north-south cooperation protected". Playing with time is convenient for the European Union too. Professor Simon Hix of the London School of Economics said: "The EU has set the Brexit agenda and timetable and has won at ...

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  • Mehmoud Abbas accuse Hamas for attack on PM
Mehmoud Abbas accuse Hamas for attack on PM

Relations between Abbas's government and Trump's administration have broken down since the White House recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital in December. The Islamists and Abbas's secular party Fatah have been at odds since 2007 when Hamas seized control of Gaza in a near civil war. At the same time , Abbas accused Hamas of carrying out t...

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  • White House aide: Enough Dems will support Haspel, Pompeo nominations
White House aide: Enough Dems will support Haspel, Pompeo nominations

It started with President Donald Trump's nomination of CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel to replace Mike Pompeo as director of the CIA after he was recently appointed to replace Rex Tillerson as secretary of state . The CIA is now looking declassifying the details of exactly what Haspel's job was. In its original story, ProPublica ha...

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  • Ashraf Sehrai replaces Geelani as Hurriyat chief
Ashraf Sehrai replaces Geelani as Hurriyat chief

This is seen as important step in drawing curtains on Geelani's political career spanning more than half a century, which saw him elected as member of the Legislative Assembly for 15 years before quitting the electoral politics and joining separatist campaign in Jammu and Kashmir.

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  • China taps US-trained Yi to head central bank
China taps US-trained Yi to head central bank

Fixing China's financial system-and making further substantial moves toward a free-floating yuan-requires real state-enterprise reform, a dim prospect under Xi Jinping, China's powerful statist president. At 70, he is well beyond official retirement age, but stayed on following the 2012 handover of power to a new generation of leaders under Xi in w...

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  • Court Rulings End GOP Efforts to Block Voting Map for Pennsylvania
Court Rulings End GOP Efforts to Block Voting Map for Pennsylvania

The high court turned down Pennsylvania Republicans for the second time as they sought to reinstate a GOP-drawn map that gave the party 13 of the state's 18 congressional seats in the last three general elections. Up until Monday afternoon, there was still a lot of uncertainty over whether the new map would stand. The deadline to submit at least 1,...

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  • Erdogan Vows to Extend Offensive to East Syria, Northern Iraq
Erdogan Vows to Extend Offensive to East Syria, Northern Iraq

Expanding Turkey's military campaign into the much larger Kurdish-held territory further east would risk confronting troops of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, the United States, that are deployed alongside a YPG-dominated force in northern Syria.

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  • Inconvenience for commuters as Ola, Uber drivers go on indefinite strike
Inconvenience for commuters as Ola, Uber drivers go on indefinite strike

The strike was initiated by Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena's transport union. Drivers who own their cabs are also protesting against the discriminatory practice by Ola and Uber for giving first preference to company-owned cabs over driver-owned taxis.

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  • Fodder scam - Dumka Treasury: Lalu Yadav again found guilty, Jagannath…
Fodder scam - Dumka Treasury: Lalu Yadav again found guilty, Jagannath…

Yadav and Mishra were both awarded 5 years in prison for fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 37.62 crore from the Chaibasa treasury on January 24 by the CBI court . In the first case he was given a five-year jail term, three-and-a-half years in the second case, and another five-year imprisonment in the third case.

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  • Defamation scare: Kejriwal on apology spree, now says sorry to Gadkari
Defamation scare: Kejriwal on apology spree, now says sorry to Gadkari

These statements became a political issue. Putting out a list of five questions for AAP , Ms Damania sought to know how many court hearings Mr Kejriwal had attended to say that he was getting disturbed in his work. In a similar letter to Congress leader Kapil Sibal and his son Amit Sibal , the Delhi CM has expressed regret for his "unfounded ...

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  • Man claims he's not dead. Court doesn't buy it
Man claims he's not dead. Court doesn't buy it

When Reliu arrived in Romania in January, he discovered he had been declared dead and was unable to work. His wife argued in court that having heard nothing from her husband since 1999, she had assumed he died in an quake while in Turkey.

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  • John Oliver takes on Pence - and his pet rabbit, Marlon Bundo
John Oliver takes on Pence - and his pet rabbit, Marlon Bundo

The stunt, one of many goofy pranks launched on the show, is already working: His book is now sitting at the top of Amazon's overall bestselling books list, which is updated hourly. You'll notice right away that our rabbit has a bow tie. Not only does Marlon Bundo have his own Instagram, he also has his own children's book out this week.

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