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Hillary Clinton Slips of Jodhpur's Umaid Bhavan Palace's Stairs, Injures Herself Hillary Clinton Slips of Jodhpur's Umaid Bhavan Palace's Stairs, Injures Herself
- March 15, 2018

It's an entirely other thing to pull off losing to President Trump . She famously lost to President Donald Trump in the crucial, historically Democratic-leaning states of Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. "I win, you know, IL and Minnesota, places like that". But when Harris Faulkner suggested that Trump isn't "putting out a treasure trove for the opposite party" to use against him, Democratic commentator Jessica Tarlov wasn't having it. (more...)
Federer continues to marvel with entry into fourth round of Indian Wells Federer continues to marvel with entry into fourth round of Indian Wells
- March 15, 2018

On his highly-anticipated return to the tour after right elbow surgery , Djokovic looked a shadow of his former self. The 20-year-old has now won 11 of 12 final-set tie-breaks. "I'm still not strong enough to go play a match". Gael Monfils upset number 15 seed and 2012 runner-up John Isner 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3), 7-5. Indications that he was in good touch came in the second game of the match when he sealed a break to go 2-0 ahead. (more...)
Sensex, Nifty climb almost 1% on positive global cues Sensex, Nifty climb almost 1% on positive global cues
- March 15, 2018

Yes Bank rose 1.85% to emerge as the biggest gainer among Sensex scrips. The 30-share BSE Sensex was down 21.04 points at 33,835.74 and the 50-share NSE Nifty declined down 16 points to 10,410.90. YES Bank, SBI, ICICI Bank , and Maruti Suzuki India helped the BSE Sensex pare morning losses. The losers were Coal India by 2.46 pc to Rs 297.20, SBIN by 1.34 pc to Rs 249.75, Tata MotorsDVR by 0.80 pc to Rs 191.05 and Powergrid by 0.46 pc to Rs 193.95. (more...)
Hillary Clinton's India trip begins with double slip on palace Hillary Clinton's India trip begins with double slip on palace
- March 14, 2018

Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday picked injuries in her hand during her visit to Rajasthan's Jodhpur and had to cancel some of her programmes as a result, officials said. why are you saying that as a feminist?" You...see that Indian-American succeeding more than you are. During the presidential campaign, cameras caught Clinton leaving the 9/11 memorial in Manhattan and collapsing into the arms of Secret Service agents as she got into a waiting van. (more...)
Trump and Tillerson's biggest policy disagreements Trump and Tillerson's biggest policy disagreements
- March 14, 2018

Hours later , he was sacked, too. October 4, 2017 - Tillerson tells reporters he is not considering leaving his post following reports that he had referred to Trump as a "moron ". "We do see it and you need to stop", Tillerson said in the Fox interview. Trump did, however, make an announcement on Twitter. Critics said the move would sow more instability in the volatile Trump administration and marks the departure of another moderate who sought to emphasise the United States' ... (more...)
National School Walkout: What you need to know National School Walkout: What you need to know
- March 13, 2018

Since then, other groups - including Indivisible, the progressive movement created after the 2016 presidential election - have helped to organize students. However, we have evolved in our position on the subject to a point where we at least are willing to listen if and where this discussion arises if the proposed approach is voluntary within strict parameters, including extensive training, and allows for proper input from the public. (more...)
Southampton sack manager Mauricio Pellegrino with club just above relegation zone Southampton sack manager Mauricio Pellegrino with club just above relegation zone
- March 13, 2018

The Argentinian was only appointed as manager last summer but the Saints hierarchy pulled the trigger with eight games remaining as they attempt to cling on to the Premier League status. Goalscorer Ritchie told NUFC TV: "We need to take one step at a time". To rub salt in the wounds Puel is now flourishing at Leicester, who currently lie eighth. (more...)
Christopher Liddell may replace Gary Cohn at the White House Christopher Liddell may replace Gary Cohn at the White House
- March 13, 2018

That reportedly triggered Cohn's departure from the administration. It was possible for the two to coexist when the agenda was dominated by debates on health care, which isn't central to either philosophy, and tax cuts, where the two sides could come together. (more...)
Liverpool great Jamie Carragher spits at 14-year-old Manchester United fangirl Liverpool great Jamie Carragher spits at 14-year-old Manchester United fangirl
- March 13, 2018

Jamie Carragher has not offered his resignation but admits his future as a broadcaster with Sky is not in his hands. Carragher, who won two FA Cups and the 2005 Champions League with Liverpool , was stood down from reporting duties on Sky Sports' coverage of Monday evening's game between Stoke and Manchester City as a result of the incident. (more...)
Conor Murray thinks Ireland need to reach "another level" to beat England
- March 13, 2018

The only game which was within a score was France and that, of course, was won by that late drop-goal from Johnny Sexton, the significance of which I will outline a little bit later. Maitland, 29, said the Six Nations was "obviously a really tough competition". England head coach Eddie Jones has warned that a long road lies ahead before his side cure their breakdown ills after they struggled to impose themselves for the second game running against France on Saturday. (more...)
Package explosions in Austin connected, police believe — TIMELINE Package explosions in Austin connected, police believe — TIMELINE
- March 13, 2018

Authorities say there are marked similarities in the three explosions. The suspect or suspects remain at large. Investigators haven't released information about the device or possible suspects. Police initially were concerned about a second package at the home, but have since cleared it and believe it to be unrelated, Manley said. Police have linked that deadly attack to a March 2 package bombing that killed a 39-year-old man in another neighborhood. (more...)
Trade wars do not have winners Trade wars do not have winners
- March 12, 2018

The government will also call on Washington to take into account the ongoing negotiations for the revision of the Korea-U.S. "A tariff is a tax, plain and simple", said Matthew Shay, president and CEO of the NRF. "If there is a violation, then we will seek consultations", he said. The tariff plan has angered U.S. allies, including Canada, Mexico, Britain and members of the European Union , who argue that their exports to the United States do not pose a threat to USA national security. (more...)
The US Justice Department just proposed banning rapid-fire 'bump stocks' The US Justice Department just proposed banning rapid-fire 'bump stocks'
- March 12, 2018

Officials at the Justice Department began pushing toward a regulation of bump stocks in the days after a gunman using such devices shot and killed 58 people on the Las Vegas Strip, asking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to reconsider a years earlier opinion it could not legally restrict the devices. (more...)
Over 20 students caught in forest fire in Theni Over 20 students caught in forest fire in Theni
- March 12, 2018

Sitharaman said she was responding to a request from Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami . They had gone in batches to spend the weekend in the forest and planned to return Sunday evening. The Collector added that the rescue of others struck in the area has become very hard due lack of adequate lighting facilities. It is not known what led the fire to spread despite measures being taken to control it. (more...)
PM Modi to receive French President in Varanasi tomorrow PM Modi to receive French President in Varanasi tomorrow
- March 12, 2018

During a press briefing with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Macron said up to 50 contracts were expected to be signed during his four-day trip between Indian and French companies and several of these were aimed at fighting disruption caused by climate change. (more...)
US Secretary of State calls off Kenya events over illness US Secretary of State calls off Kenya events over illness
- March 11, 2018

Even though the secretary's illness was not clarified by officials alongside him, it is believed that his condition is not critical. He will become the first sitting US president to ever meet with a North Korean leader, although the White House says North Korea has to take "concrete" steps on denuclearization in order to ensure the meeting happens. (more...)
Steve Bannon: Wear label of 'racist' as a 'badge of honor' Steve Bannon: Wear label of 'racist' as a 'badge of honor'
- March 11, 2018

The move is created to skirt a court's ruling that the title allowed Jean-Marie Le Pen access to high-level party events - even if he was legally removed from membership rolls. The National Front was co-founded in 1972 by her father, the convicted Holocaust denier Jean-Marie Le Pen, who continues to refer to Nazi gas chambers as a "detail" in the history of World War II. (more...)
Is There A Secret Upside To Trump's Tariff?
- March 11, 2018

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan , R-Wis., pauses as he meets with reporters following a closed-door Republican strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Trump also suggested Australia and "other countries" might be spared. Even if there is an initial victory from a friendly court to stay Trump's tariffs, a case would face hard appeals, according to Mark Warner, a Toronto-based trade lawyer with MAAW Law who practices in the USA and Canada. (more...)
Ghouta rebels agree to evacuate Nusra forces Ghouta rebels agree to evacuate Nusra forces
- March 11, 2018

Around 400,000 people are thought to still live in the area. A picture from Syrian state TV showing unidentified "fighters", evacuated from Eastern Ghouta. The intensity of the assault has drawn global condemnation and demands by United Nations agencies for a humanitarian halt in the fighting. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Saturday that government forces had captured the town of Mesraba, which lies 10km east of Damascus , and had begun advancing into its ... (more...)
Trump getting Washington military parade Trump getting Washington military parade
- March 11, 2018

The letter asked for the inclusion of the Medal of Honor Association, as well as Veterans Service Organizations, and to have veterans and Medal of Honor recipients standing around President Trump at the Capitol. In September 2017, President Trump had shared how impressed he was by the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. The D.C. City Council had already tweeted its objections (" Tanks but No Tanks "). (more...)