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Republicans say Obama 'failed to act' on Russian threat, after indictment

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The Russian nationals are accused of setting a "strategic goal to sow discord in the USA political system, including the 2016 presidential election", according to the indictment. Mueller has obtained two guilty pleas, from Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and from a former campaign adviser. "Funny how the Fake News Media doesn't want to say that the Russian group was formed in 2014, long before my run for President". Read More »

Buddhist Jokhang Temple in Tibet's Capital Catches Fire

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Photos and videos shared online showed smoke rising from the Buddhist temple and part of a roof fully engulfed by flames. The Jokhang temple, also known as the Qoikang Monastery, is regarded by the Tibetans as the most sacred and important temple in Tibet. Read More »

School shooting survivor criticises Trump at anti-gun rally in Florida

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The injured were taken to two hospitals where at least three of them were critical and another three serious. Among the student speakers were Cameron Kasky, 17, one of the students who launched "Never Again MSD", which has amassed almost 35,000 followers on Facebook in just three days, and Delaney Tarr, 17, who hid in a closet during the shooting and vowed to commit the rest of her life to reforming American gun laws. Read More »

13 killed, 15 injured in Mexico after helicopter surveying natural disaster damage crashes

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Friday's quake triggered Mexico City's alarm system and caused buildings to sway in the capital. So far, minor damage to buildings in Oaxaca has been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey originally put the magnitude of Friday's quake at 7.5 but later lowered it to 7.2. As a former lakebed, Mexico City is also home to soft soil that essentially acts as an amplifier for tremors , often making smaller earthquakes feel much larger. Read More »

Russian troll farm, 13 suspects indicted for interference in 2016 US election

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The charges are the first in special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into Russian interference with the election and are outlined in a 37-page indictment filed in United States District Court. Rosenstein noted that the Russians "took extraordinary steps to make it appear that they were ordinary American political activists ". "And anybody who had a political interest in saying that Trump didn't collude, they can now come away and say, 'See, this thing shows ... Read More »

Russians charged with meddling in US Presidential election

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For another, the indictment immediately inspires guesswork about what else the FBI, NSA, CIA and other agencies know about active measures that wasn't included - or which might appear in potential future documents filed by Mueller's office as his investigation progresses. Read More »

Trump says he is skipping golf to honor the Florida shooting victims

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No major laws restricting gun ownership have been signed into law in the United States since 1994. Similar guns have been used in many mass shootings , including in Las Vegas a year ago and Orlando in 2016. Cruz had been diagnosed with autism, a neurological disorder that often leads to social awkwardness and isolation, and attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Read More »

Twins Acquire Odorizzi As Rays Tear Down

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He made his debut with Kansas City in 2012 before being dealt to Tampa Bay the next season. According to Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan , the Twins will acquire Odorizzi in exchange for a package that includes shortstop prospect Jermaine Palacios. Read More »

Florida students quit class to protest shootings

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At least seven states a year ago passed laws restricting access to guns for people convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence crimes, and three require that offenders turn their guns in. Speaking of honesty, if you're like me you turn on the news to get information - a set of facts. Those on the left call for strict gun control. Trump, who frequently boasts about his support for the National Rifle Association, made no mention of gun violence or any new measure to restrict access to ... Read More »

Lodhran citizens restore sanctity of vote, says Nawaz Sharif

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Praising his brother Shehbaz Sharif, he said the chief minister did a great service by completing such projects in 20 months as would normally take years to complete. "You have proven that decisions are made by voters thumbs not the umpire's finger", he said. "You put your finger on the pulse while conveying the message "only this type of politics will work", he said, adding that the people of Lodhran rejected the politics of allegations and lies. Read More »

Manhunt for Akron native accused of shooting, killing 4-year-old

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Four children-ages 7, 6, 4, and 3-were seated inside a auto with their grandmother. She got out of the auto and approached the house to "retrieve some property". When no one answered, she said she began breaking windows to get inside the home. Authorities said Bitting then emerged from the home with a rifle and fired a shot at the vehicle. Read More »

One must go: Labor condemns PM, Joyce spat

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Joyce hit back yesterday, describing Turnbull's remarks as "inept" and "completely unnecessary". Later yesterday, Turnbull said he stood by his criticism and after watching a video of Joyce's press conference, added, "I understand it is a very stressful time". Read More »

Pak court announces death sentence for Zainab's rapist

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Her death brought rampaging mobs onto the streets in search of her killer. Imran Ali is sentenced to death on four counts but Zainab's mother deems this as insufficient for the crimes he committed. The charges include kidnapping, rape, murder and terrorism. The brutal rape and murder of the child had sparked outrage and protests across the country. Read More »

Another natural disaster rocks Mexico

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Later in the day, a helicopter on its way to the scene carrying Mexican Minister of the Interior Alfonso Navarrete and the governor of Oaxaca crash landed, killing two people on the ground even as the passengers survived, although some suffered injuries. Read More »

Choi Min-jeong wins gold in 1500m short-track skate

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Choi crossed the finish line as the fastest skater among the seven rivals in the competition at 2:24.948, well ahead of China's Li Jinyu and Kim Boutin of Canada. "The people cheered me on". Choi started the 14-lap race at the back of the pack but made her move on the outside with four laps to go. Biding her time in the middle of the seven-strong field in the early stages of the final, Choi, the world record holder at the distance and a three-time victor on the World Cup circuit this ... Read More »

North Korean figure skaters look to show they belong in PyeongChang

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While Kim Eun Ho ended up being disqualified from the race, his loss highlighted a moment that may be worth more than any Olympic gold. . On Tuesday, North Korean leader Kim Jung Un said it was important to further the "warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue" and praised South Korea for its "very impressive" and "sincere" efforts in hosting the North's high-level delegation during the opening few days of the Games. Read More »

European Union helps aspirant member Kosovo to modernise railway

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Beta agency reported that President Hashim Thaci and Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli said this was "the best birthday present". "Such an unreasonable and unexpected act comes at a time when many countries around the world, some of which close neighbors of Barbados, are questioning and withdrawing decisions to recognize the so-called the state of Kosovo". Read More »

Ukip members vote to oust Henry Bolton as leader

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The move now leaves the party facing a further period of uncertainty, with Mr Bolton forced out after only being elected in September previous year. "He has shown himself to be completely out of his depth, has no political convictions whatsoever and appears to lack principles", he said. Read More »

Internet Sensation Priya Prakash Revealed Her Favourite Cricketer

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The complainants alleged that the song " Manikya Malaraya poovi " in the film written and directed by Omar Lulu had an "objectionable" reference to Prophet Muhammad's wife. "I will act after discussing with my colleagues", Lulu said. Asif Sardar, president, Rehmani Group, said: "Immediately issue instructions to the censor board and the filmmaker to cut the song and spare the nation from yet another controversy ". Read More »

Family Of Korryn Gaines Wins Over $37 Million In Civil Case

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But the plaintiffs argued that six officers said under oath that they were not in Gaines' line of fire and never felt unsafe. Her family sued the county and Officer Royce Ruby , who fired the shots. In Griffin's testimony, he said he witnessed Gaines in possession of a firearm as the officers peeked through a crack in the front door. Then, one officer obtained a key to the apartment. Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel blames Trump, Congress for school shooting

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Some went so far as to accuse President Trump of suffering from mental illness as they tried to understand why he would smile about something as devastating as the school shooting . White House wants to respect the dead and the mourners, I'm told. "Everybody. The job they've done is incredible". The news brief said Obama made those comments "in Chicago amid the Obama Foundation worldwide event". Read More »

Helicopter surveying Mexico quake damage crashes, 13 dead

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A magnitude-7.2 natural disaster shook south and central Mexico on Friday, causing people to flee swaying buildings and office towers in the country's capital. A 5.9-magnitude aftershock hit almost an hour later. In Mexico City , tall buildings swayed for more than a minute as seismic alarms sounded, with older structures in the chic Condesa neighbourhood knocking into each other, and some cracks appearing in plaster and paintwork. Read More »

Lavrov dismisses election interference charges as 'blather'

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The indictment alleges that the Internet Research Agency , a St. Petersburg-based social media company with Kremlin ties, 12 of its employees, and its financial backer orchestrated an effort to influence the 2016 election campaign in favor of President Donald Trump . Read More »

Brown adds drama to Tory race

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The same procedure was followed when Mr. "Earlier today, Mr. Brown was notified that he has been removed from the PC Caucus effective immediately", Fedeli said. Patrick Brown says he was not the author of his resignation letter. "His attacks on our journalistic practices are groundless and wrong". While all four candidates said they opposed a carbon tax to replace the Liberals' current cap and trade, none of them offered specifics on how they planned to make up for the estimated $4 billion ... Read More »

Omarosa Claims Someone in the White House Is "Sleeping Around With Everybody"

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Brandi, that's terrible". Contestant Brandi Glanville asked Manigault if she had ever slept with Donald Trump . "God no, I'm just ratings gold", the former director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison quipped back. "I'm not... There's somebody in the White House that's sleeping around with everybody, but she is not me..." She also nodded when Matthews asked if people should be anxious. Read More »

Olympics women's hockey quarterfinal, Russian Federation vs. Switzerland highlights, updated bracket and more

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Russia has never won a women's hockey medal as a country at the Olympics , and this team came in having scored only once in losing to Canada, the United States and Finland in Group A. Meanwhile, the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation got two second-period goals of their own. They sealed their spot in the medal round with three more goals in the third. Read More »

Moon won't discuss possible summit with North Korea's Kim

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Japan added another when Shiore Koike blasted a slap shot from the point at 11:42 of the third period. Tensions have long simmered between the two countries following Japan's colonization of the Korean peninsula between 1910 and 1945. Refugees: By January 1, 2018, a total of 31,339 North Korean refugees had arrived in South Korea. Griffin shrugged her goal off as nearly accidental. Read More »