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Suspected herdsmen kill 23 persons in Plateau state

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And shortly after the 29 victims were laid to rest, some residents of the Irigwe communities expressed their dissatisfaction with the recent comment made by some plateau stakeholders during President Buhari's State visit to Plateau state. Narrating the sad event, Laraba Yohanna, the mother of two of the children that were killed said the children were playing under the moonlight just before the attack. Read More »

Trudeau impresses Hamilton labour boss during steel and aluminium tour

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be back in Regina for the second time in a week on Wednesday, he will meet with workers and leaders from the steel industry. Trudeau said Monday that he told Trump during a recent phone call that putting duties on Canadian steel and aluminum would hurt ongoing NAFTA negotiations. Read More »

All smiles in Finland as country tops global happiness index

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Finland has come out on top of an worldwide index that ranks nations by how happy they are as places to live. "In a division with such excellent teams, changes in the top spot are to be expected", he said. John Helliwell , a co-editor of the World Happiness Report and professor emeritus of economics at the University of British Columbia, noted all the top-10 nations scored highest in overall happiness and the happiness of immigrants. Read More »

Palestinian PM Hamdallah survives Gaza roadside bomb attack

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As the PA boycotted the conference at the White House , UNRWA, the largest humanitarian and development actor operating in the Gaza Strip , were not invited by the White House , the chairman emeritus of the UNRWA, Philip C. Trump's decision late past year to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and to move the USA embassy there from Tel Aviv. Fahmy pointed to his expectation that "President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas will order the formation of a commission of ... Read More »

UP, Bihar Bypolls: BJP Lost in All Three Lok Sabha Seats

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With the original Grand Alliance unraveled after the JD-U deserted it in favor of the BJP , there was a lot at stake for everyone in the by-elections: the RJD, JD-U, BJP and Congress . The Left who suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of the BJP in Tripura, said the bypoll results show that the BJP is on the decline. While extending his good wishes to the winning candidates, the 45-year-old said they were unable to understand the "rajnaitik saudebaazi " between the SP and BSP. Read More »

After 1100 deaths; sick, injured start leaving Syria's besieged Ghouta

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When asked by Senator Lindsey Graham whether it is "too strong a statement that, with Russian Federation and Iran's help, Assad has won the civil war in Syria ", Votel did not mince words. According to Syrian official news agency SANA report from NY, that while participating in the UNSC meeting, Syria's ambassador to UN, Bashar al-Jaafari, said that his country has taken many measures to alleviate the suffering of civilians in al-Ghouta, including the opening of two humanitarian corridors ... Read More »

This week's poll: A new age of tariffs?

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On the other hand, the U.S.is not in a rush for the negotiations to revise a free trade agreement with South Korea , which was not exempted from the new rule. "Steel tariffs will decrease competition and trade, ultimately making capital-intensive energy infrastructure projects more expensive by adding cost for USA manufacturers along the supply chain", he said in a statement issued before the announcement. Read More »

Dutton slammed over 'persecuted' white farmers remarks

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As Breitbart News has reported , South Africans are increasingly anxious that the government's plans to expropriate land from white farmers without compensation could destroy the economy and the country's fragile democracy. "The South African government has been very clear; the matter is now before Parliament and all stakeholders [will] be consulted - and they can also engage with Parliament", Mabaya said. Read More »

United States fighter jet 'explodes' and crashes off Florida

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The jet belonged to the fighter squadron VFA-213, based near Norfolk, VA, according to CBS. Pictures posted to social media show a military helicopter hovering over the apparent crash site. It's believed the crew were based at a base on Virginia Beach, hundreds of kilometres to the north. They were transported to an area hospital, though their conditions are unknown, CBS News reported . Read More »

Jamie Carragher suspended by Sky Sports over spitting incident

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Reports said that some of Carragher's spit hit the face of the girl, who was sitting in the passenger seat. Carragher joined Sky after retiring from playing in 2013 and has won plaudits for his tactical analysis on the flagship " Monday Night Football " show and other Premier League broadcasts. Read More »

Trump's Trade Tariffs Could Signal A New Global War

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Congress. He also credited Trump for keeping a promise: he said the president told him at last year's G7 that Canada would get an exemption, and kept his word. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said members of the Canadian steel industry can breath a sigh of relief , CNN reported. So that whole issue of national security is off the table. Read More »

India beats Bangladesh by 17 runs in T20 tri-series match

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Sabbir Rahaman (27 off 23) provided some support to Mushfiqur before being bowled by Shardul Thakur. "It's not easy for a spinner to bowl with the new ball, so hats off to him", Rohit, who was adjudged the man-of-the-match for his blistering 61-ball 89, said at the post-match presentation ceremony. Read More »

Fox News sued by parents of slain Democratic staffer over conspiracy report

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After reportedly finding that WikiLeaks had been in contact with Rich before his death, the reporters falsely suggested that Rich had been responsible for the massive DNC email leak. Unbeknownst to the family, however, Wheeler was working on an article about Rich's death with Butowsky and Zimmerman. "The simple answer is I didn't write the article, nor did I participate in writing the article so the idea that somehow the lawsuit against me for causing emotional distress from an article that ... Read More »

Resetting the National Football League quarterback market: Who should the Jets, Bills sign?

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Cousins started every game the last three years in Washington , throwing for over four-thousand yards in each of them. He also sneakily adds something as a runner, with 13 rushing scores over those three seasons . Coming up on his 39th birthday, and coming off a strong season with the Jets , McCown looks like a solid option for a team looking for a bridge quarterback to play while their draft pick gets ready. Read More »

Clifford (aka Daniels) v. Trump et al

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On her crowdfunding site, Daniels said she wants to speak "honestly and openly to the American people" - and not just about her relationship with Trump . She has offered to return the $130,000 she received so that she can be free to "speak openly and freely about her prior relationship with the president and the attempts to silence her". Read More »

Three Cong MLAs suspended after chaos breaks out in Gujarat assembly

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Pradeepsinh Jadeja (BJP) wanted a discussion over wastage of time in the House, while Congress MLA Ambrish Der, at the same time, pressed for a discussion on the deaths. The speaker later suspended two Congress MLAs Pratap Dudhat and Amrish Der for three years, the longest ever in the state's history. The Congress members will demand the resignations of all the defected MLAs as well, so that they could go to the people to seek fresh mandate. Read More »

More troops sent to west Afghanistan as Taliban step up attacks

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The Taliban 's muted response to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's offer of peace talks last month reflects an internal debate over the merits of engaging with a government that the group has long viewed as illegitimate, analysts say. AP quoted him, "We do look toward a victory in Afghanistan", continuing, "Not a military victory-the victory will be a political reconciliation" with the Taliban. Read More »

New date in the pipeline for signing of Eskom's 27 IPP deals

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There was also misunderstanding about the process of Monday's court application. Radebe said that the postponement was agreed to "in the spirit of constitutionalism" but he maintained that the coal-powered energy sector was a diminishing source of power and that the new renewable power providers were a convenient means of upskilling workers now in the coal powered sector. Read More »

Sierra Leone opposition candidate edges ahead in presidential poll

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The agency which enabled the elections with blockchain , Agora , a Swiss foundation offers digital voting solutions and uses a permitted blockchain . Leonardo Grammar , CEO of Agora , said Sierra Leone's NEC was "open-minded" about the potential of blockchain in its elections after talks began late previous year. Read More »

Barack Obama has Kentucky losing in the second round

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Then he has Michigan State topping Villanova in the national semi finals and Virginia, the tournament's top seed, for the national championship. Obama has a men's Final Four of Virginia, North Carolina, Villanova and Michigan State. Over in the women's bracket, Obama has UConn going all the way, beating Mississippi State in the championship game. The Huskies had their 111-game winning streak snapped by Mississippi State in last year's Final Four. Read More »

The impact of the Trump Tariffs

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Businesses say the 25 percent tariff on imported steel and 10 percent levy on aluminum will jack up costs, raising prices for consumers and potentially putting people in other industries out of work. This action followed an investigation under Section 232 of the 1962 US Trade Expansion Act by the US Commerce Department of whether imports were endangering US national security. Read More »

Vice Chief of Indian army slams Modi government on budget allocations

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He pointed out that the Armed Forces have "hardly any funds" for modernization in 2019, despite 68 percent of the Army's equipment being in the "vintage" category and only 8 percent in the "state of the art" category. The panel said it took a series of attacks and numerous casualties before the Vice Chief was delegated financial powers to spend Rs 14097 crore for strengthening " perimeter security ". Read More »

Person with gun reported on Northwestern campus in Evanston

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Students and Northwestern community members were informed of the incident through emergency phone and email alerts and told to shelter in place on the Evanston campus. Evanston Police and the Northwestern University Police Department are investigating. Students were notified of an "emergency" at 2:40 p.m. about a person with a gun on campus, the school's student newspaper, The Daily Northwestern reported. Read More »

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets: 'We will try to help Andre Gomes'

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Home fans again jeered Gomes during the win over Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou on March 4 and the Portugal worldwide said there have been times when he has not wanted to leave the house after a poor performance. "Of course he is", Valverde said when asked if Gomes is ready for selection. The report also stated that Gerard Pique feels Andre Gomes could be affected by his latest comment which could be unsafe against Chelsea on Wednesday night. Read More »

At least 20 including policemen injured in explosion near Raiwand

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The area deputy inspector general police, Haider Ashraf , told reporters a religious congregation of about 60,000 people was underway in the Raiwind area and the bomber on a motorbike meant to attack the worshipers. In a tweet, Punjab province's government "strongly condemned" the attack. The group was also behind the massacre of more than 150 people at a Peshawar school in December 2014 and the October 2012 shooting of Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai. Read More »

Fresh warrant against Zia after bail

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Dhaka: Bangladesh's ex-prime minister Khaleda Zia was today granted bail in a corruption case but her plans to walk free were thwarted as a fresh warrant was issued against her in another case. Speaking to newsmen while inspecting the fix work of the Dhaka-Tangail four-lane highway in Chandra of Gazipur, the AL leader also claimed that the ruling party has no desire to keep BNP out of the next polls slated to be held at the year end. Read More »

Emails Show Ben Carson, Wife Chose $31K Dining Set

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Approached Tuesday night about the discrepancies between his statement and emails regarding the dining room furniture, Williams told CNN: "When presented with options by professional staff, Mrs. "I have requested that the order be canceled". A HUD spokesman, who previously spoke to CNN under the condition of anonymity, had said the Carsons did not know which items were being purchased for the office and that Candy Carson had no interest in redecorating. Read More »