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Kapil Sharma in another controversy, performed in Pakistan Super League at Dubai

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Islamabad arguably have the best bowling attack in PSL 2018 with Mohammad Sami, Shadab Khan , Rumman Raees and Russell, and they will be confident of keeping this economical and taking wickets, so they will be key to their hopes. Defending champion Peshawar Zalmi opened its PSL title defence with a seven-wicket defeat to newcomer Multan Sultans at the Dubai International Stadium on Thursday night. Read More »

Italy's Eni to divert drillship away from Cyprus due to Turkey standoff

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Although the summit is informal and at 27, it was planned that Anastasiades would inform European Union leaders of military activities by the Turkish navy aimed at discouraging Cyprus from offshore gas exploration activities. He said the European Union is "ready to cooperate with Turkey" but will assess at their March 22-23 summit whether to go ahead with a meeting with Erdogan on March 26 in Bulgaria. Read More »

School resource officer who stayed outside South Florida school shooting a 'coward'

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About 100 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students arrived at a Tallahassee high school to extended applause late Tuesday after a almost eight-hour trip. "If you hear or see someone trying to hurt others, run as fast and as far away as you can", my wife and I say, trying to explain the inexplicable. After speaking with the internal affairs department, Israel chose to put the deputies on restrictive duty while his office investigates "whether or not they could have done more , or ... Read More »

Pressure mounts to relieve 'hell on earth' in Syria enclave

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Russian Federation and Syria are "on notice" after stepped-up airstrikes by President Bashar Assad's forces and allies from Moscow on the country's last remaining rebel strongholds killed 28 civilians this week, White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah said Thursday . Read More »

Students meet with Florida state leaders

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Daniel Gelillo, a senior at Richard Montgomery High in Rockville, Maryland, helped organize the protest and said students aimed to pressure lawmakers to act on gun control. "In Florida they probably felt safe too and everyone wants to say it won't happen here but it's just.no one can tell", said Howard. Sandy Hook was the first real memory they had of a school shooting and now Parkland is on their minds. Read More »

Demafelis' employer arrested in Lebanon

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Nader Essam Assaf was arrested in Lebanon on suspicion of murder, the Philippines department of foreign affairs said on Friday. They reportedly left Kuwait following Demafelis' death. The government has also initiated a repatriation program for Kuwait-based Filipinos who would like to come home. That is often complicated by workers not having proper travel and work documents, such as in Kuwait, where almost 11,000 of the more than 252,000 Filipino workers are in the country illegally or ... Read More »

Trump Administration Restricts H-1B Worker Visas Coveted By High Tech

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It puts restrictions on a practice that the industry follows to keep cost low: hiring engineers, who hold H-1B visas, on short term from bodyshopping firms and deploying them on USA projects. The H-1B visa allows USA employers to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations. The updated policy is a part of Trump's "Buy American and Hire American" Executive Order , which directs to protect the interests of U.S. Read More »

MP by-poll: FIR against BJP MLA for violating code of conduct

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The stage is set for the crucial by-elections to Shivpuri's Kolaras and Ashnoknagar's Mungaoli assembly constituencies in Madhya Pradesh where the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) and the principal-opposition Congress are in an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation. Read More »

5 key moments as Florida school shooting survivors question senator

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A Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student challenged Rubio to say if he would accept donations from the National Rifle Association in the future, and Rubio wouldn't say no. Shortly before the town hall event opened, the sheriff of the Florida county torn apart by the rampage spoke to the cheering audience, drawing them to their feet as he exhorted them to press on for stricter gun controls . Read More »

Germany Will Face Russia After Shocking Canada in Hockey Semifinal

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Germany stunned defending champions Canada 4-3 Friday to reach the men's Olympic ice hockey final for the first time. Going back even further, Germany hadn't won a game in men's hockey at the Olympics since 2002. It defeated the Czech Republic 3-0 in the first semifinal, its fourth straight win by at least three goals in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The bronze medal game against the Czech Republic will be played at 7:10 a.m. Read More »

Two people injured after early-morning shooting on Southeastern Louisiana University's campus

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However, officials said their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The school shared on social media that campus police confirmed an "incident occurred on the North Campus involving several individuals". The injuries are non-life threatening. Cowser says no suspects are in custody. The incident remains under investigation. The university in Hammond attracts a number of students from the New Orleans area, particularly neighboring St. Read More »

NRA's Wayne LaPierre makes it clear he isn't backing down on guns

After that, "the programme was available for decades - and nobody would touch it", a banker still active in credit cards said, requesting anonymity. The NRA also released an advertisement Thursday morning that said "the mainstream media love mass shootings " and claimed that members of the media benefit from covering mass shootings in an effort "to juice their ratings and push their agenda". Read More »

Weekend washout ahead, flooding possible in some areas

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According to the release, the Ohio River as of 7 a.m. Tuesday was at 47.92 feet, a few feet below the flood stage, which is 50 feet. In Wheeling, Vargo said projections show the river will crest at 41.5 feet, which is up from the 39.9 feet at which it topped out last weekend. Read More »

One civilian martyred in Indian forces' firing along LoC

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The Indian side was urged to respect the 2003 ceasefire arrangement; investigate the incidents of ceasefire violations; instruct its forces to respect the ceasefire in letter and spirit, and maintain peace along the LoC and the Working Boundary. Read More »

Logs Of 911 Calls Reveal The Troubled History Of Florida School Shooter

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Over the course of the call, which lasted more than 13 minutes, the tipster warned the F.B.I. that Mr. Cruz had been adrift since his mother's death in November. According to Broward County court records, Roxanne Deschamps recently asked a judge for control of Lynda Cruz's estate. "The caller provided information about Cruz's gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of him conducting a school shooting ", FBI ... Read More »

VENEZUELA: Country To Launch 'petrogold' Cryptocurrency, Backed By Gold

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As per local news resources Iran Front Page, the Central Bank of Iran says it has never recognized bitcoin or some other digital currency as an official money in the nation. During the talks, the subject of the South American country's newly-launched cryptocurrency came up. We delivered updated information to Minister Anton Siluanov about our cryptocurrency , " Delgado tweeted ". Read More »

Trump pushes suggestions to prevent gun violence

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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump hosted students and parents at the White House for a raw, televised listening session . "The break back speed of calls for more gun control laws and the breathless national media eager to smear the NRA". Read More »

South Sudan to hang former South African colonel

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Conflict between government factions has continued in South Sudan despite a peace deal signed in 2015. The South Sudan High Court said William John Endley, a retired soldier of the South African army, holds the rank of major general in the main rebel group the Sudan People's Liberation Army-in opposition (SPLA-IO). Read More »

Global watchdog places Pak on terror 'grey list'

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Despite multiple reports in global media to the contrary and pressure from the US, Pakistan has not been included in a list of countries with "strategic deficiencies" in countering money laundering and combating financing for terrorism. Planning and Development Minister Ahsan Iqbal slammed the report and said an official confirmation was awaited. The spokesman underlined that the Trump administration pushing Pakistan on to the FATF grey list was a clear violation of the FATF. Read More »

Trump's Ex-Campaign Officials Face New Tax, Fraud Charges

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They were also accused of illegally lobbying for a foreign government, Ukraine, without first registering in that capacity with the United States government. They also admitted to directing a covert lobbying campaign in Washington for the betterment of Ukrainian interests. Mr Gates was accused of hiding more than $3m of income and using the cash to pay for his mortgage, children's tuition and re-decorating his Virginia home . Read More »

Companies cut ties with the NRA

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LaPierre defended Second Amendment rights and warned of a "socialist agenda" meant to strip firearms away from law-abiding citizens. He said the Trump administration would make school safety "our top national priority", calling for those in positions of authority "to find a way to come together with American solutions". Read More »

'Beast from the East' set to blast Scotland with Siberian chill

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London and the southeast are likely to feel particularly cold as polar continental air brings freezing weather from Siberia, the Met Office has said. The forecaster said: "Today will continue mostly cloudy and dry with just a few spots of drizzle". There is going to be some strong winds. Jessica Bridge, of Ladbrokes, added: "The odds are falling as quick as the thermometer, and it looks like the United Kingdom will face its coldest day in five years imminently". Read More »

Trump calls Florida deputy a 'coward' for not engaging shooter

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Sheriff Israel said that after reviewing surveillance tapes and talking to Peterson, he made a decision to suspend him without pay pending an internal affairs investigation but Peterson chose to resign. The alleged killer, Nikolas Cruz , 19, escaped after the shooting rampage by blending in with other students fleeing the building. Students say they want to be heard-calling on lawmakers to listen to their voices. Read More »

BSO: Armed School Resource Officer 'Never Went In' During Shooting

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He did not ask for any specific weapons to be banned and a couple of times mentioned that he is a member of the National Rifle Association. Throughout the week, several students throughout the country have participated in walkouts. Scott also told reporters he disagreed with President Donald Trump's suggestion that some teachers should carry firearms. "It could've been a very different situation", he said. Read More »

Fergie's ex defends her unique take on the national anthem

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She's an awesome woman - an incredible human being, really", Duhamel told Ellen on her show. "It's hard to see somebody you care about get beat up like that". Just about the whole world piled on the pop star after her rendition of the national anthem fell flat at the NBA All-Star game last weekend, but her ex-hubby still thinks she's "crazy talented". Read More »