Ash Wednesday Starts Today, Marking Start Of Lent

The Rev. Bill Stanford said some churches will offer a morning service for Ash Wednesday but others don't. During Lent, which ends on Easter Sunday - April 21 this year - Christians are urged to give alms, pray and fast. By 9 a.m., more than 20... More..

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China should define claims in South China Sea: Mahathir Mohamad
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

China should define claims in South China Sea: Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysia served as mediator in these negotiations between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front after 30 years of armed confrontation. naval ships and planes passed near Chinese milita...More..

Florida senators push to make Daylight Saving Time permanent in US
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Florida senators push to make Daylight Saving Time permanent in US

Some people don't mind the time shift. It would mean an extra hour of sunshine year-round including during the winter months. Presumably, it will start at a similar time in 2020 and 2021. It's possible mo...More..

Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison

The two-week trial at the U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Va., featured boxes of evidence and testimony from more than two dozen witnesses, including Manafort's former right-hand man, Rick Gates . next week...More..

U.S. attorney general will not recuse himself from Mueller probe
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

U.S. attorney general will not recuse himself from Mueller probe

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is expected to be leaving his post in the coming weeks, will continue to serve as a "liaison" to the investigation. Democrats launched a sweeping new probe of Trump o...More..

Prosecutors Alert Judge of Roger Stone Instagram Post Amid Gag Order
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Prosecutors Alert Judge of Roger Stone Instagram Post Amid Gag Order

At the last hearing the judge warned, "This is the last time." Stone's lawyers, meantime, were required Monday to explain to Jackson why she wasn't made aware of the "imminent general release" of his book. M...More..

Trudeau admits 'erosion of trust' between PMO, ex-AG
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Trudeau admits 'erosion of trust' between PMO, ex-AG

He didn't say what those things are. "Indeed, I expect them to do so", he continued. Nearly every day as prime minister, I learn new things. "I have and will continue to take many lessons from these recent we...More..

Catholics start Lent season: ‘Wake-up call for the soul’
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Catholics start Lent season: ‘Wake-up call for the soul’

Some local churches, including Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 5333 Clyde Park Avenue in Wyoming, will be giving "ashes to go" from 7 to 9 a.m. Wednesday morning. Every few minutes throughout the morning, we'd s...More..

Alabama judge allows teen to sue on behalf of aborted fetus
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Alabama judge allows teen to sue on behalf of aborted fetus

An Alabama court has recognized an aborted fetus as a person with legal rights, a decision that's reportedly never been made in the United States before. Magers was gratified at the ruling's significance for no...More..

Homeless vet and woman plead guilty in $400,000 GoFundMe scheme
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Homeless vet and woman plead guilty in $400,000 GoFundMe scheme

Prosecutors say they concocted a story about Bobbitt giving McClure his last $20 for gas. Federal prosecutors said McClure and D'Amico created the GoFundMe campaign "Paying It Forward" in November 2017 wi...More..

Family reunited with pet cat after tornado in Alabama
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Family reunited with pet cat after tornado in Alabama

That would make it among the longest-lived tornados to touch down in Alabama . Every victim, including four children, was found close to their homes, rescue crews said. Forecasters "painted a pretty clear pi...More..

26 injured, 5 critically, in Jammu grenade attack
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

26 injured, 5 critically, in Jammu grenade attack

Witnesses said the bus stand was teeming with people when the explosion occurred. IGP Jammu Manish Kumar Sinha said that the police are following leads. "Obviously the intention is always to disturb the commu...More..

United Kingdom police keeping 'open mind' in letter bombs inquiry
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

United Kingdom police keeping 'open mind' in letter bombs inquiry

That package was later found to pose no risk to the public. Commander Clarke Jarrett, head of the Met's Police Counter Terrorism Command, said: "We have issued extensive advice to transport hubs and mail sort...More..

Wife Says French Husband in IS Died of Wounds
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Wife Says French Husband in IS Died of Wounds

But they slowed down the offensive on Sunday over concerns for civilians trapped inside. "We're slowing down the offensive in Baghouz due to a small number of civilians held as human shields by Daesh", said S...More..

Democrats Bar Fox News From Moderating Debates After Reported Trump Ties
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Democrats Bar Fox News From Moderating Debates After Reported Trump Ties

The Democratic National Committee declared Fox News would not " serve as a media partner " for any of its candidates' debates in 2020 following a New Yorker report detailing an " inappropriate relationship ...More..

Huawei and CFO Meng Wanzhou fight United States extradition with lawsuits
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Huawei and CFO Meng Wanzhou fight United States extradition with lawsuits

Canada arrested Meng in Vancouver on December 1 at the request of the United States, which has charged her with bank and wire fraud to violate American sanctions against Iran by doing business through a sub...More..

China increases defence budget by 7.5% to $177.61 billion
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

China increases defence budget by 7.5% to $177.61 billion

China's GDP growth slowed down to 6.6 percent previous year, the slowest pace since 1990, but it fit within the official forecast. The 2019 defense spending increase comes as China's economic growth target...More..

Secretary Nielsen defends President Trump's national emergency declaration
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Secretary Nielsen defends President Trump's national emergency declaration

A new Quinnipiac University Poll released Wednesday found 55 percent of American voters oppose the Trump administration's plans for a border wall. Mrs Nielsen repeatedly referred to the situation at the U...More..

British PM May admits picture 'error' on Russian spy poisoning anniversary
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

British PM May admits picture 'error' on Russian spy poisoning anniversary

The tweet was later deleted and replaced with an identical message accompanied by a picture of 10 Downing Street. In September, Scotland Yard and the Crown Prosecution Service said there was sufficient eviden...More..

Local 10 reporter Cody Weddle detained in Venezuela
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Local 10 reporter Cody Weddle detained in Venezuela

The arrest risks further escalating tensions between the government of Nicolas Maduro and the U.S., which along with more than 50 other countries has recognised National Assembly leader Juan Guaidó as Venezuel...More..

Trump dealt blow as U.S. trade deficit jumps
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Trump dealt blow as U.S. trade deficit jumps

Trump's supporters insist he's tackling that via his trade negotiations with China and other USA trading partners. The official insisted on anonymity to discuss private conversations. The goods shortfall topp...More..

Years On, Malaysia Open to Proposals to Resume MH370 Hunt
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Years On, Malaysia Open to Proposals to Resume MH370 Hunt

A widespread effort led by the Australian government and another search by US firm Ocean Infinity attempted to locate the aircraft, but only three confirmed wing pieces have been recovered from the Indian Ocea...More..

Belgian Prime Minister supports Macron's call for 'European Renaissance
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Belgian Prime Minister supports Macron's call for 'European Renaissance

The President added that the subject of Brexit was "at an impasse", and said that France and Europe would never "shut the door on the British". The letter was divided into three main paragraphs - "Defend ou...More..

Sen. McSally, Former Air Force Pilot, Says Officer Raped Her
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Sen. McSally, Former Air Force Pilot, Says Officer Raped Her

A Pentagon survey released earlier this year showed a almost 50 percent spike in sexual misconduct at military service academies in 2018, though reports at the Air Force Academy actually decreased slightly, a...More..

New Yorker Report Details Trump's Deep Ties to Fox News
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

New Yorker Report Details Trump's Deep Ties to Fox News

She also had solid evidence that Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , was paying Daniels off to cover up the long-ago relationship. Though Falzone knew the truth, the story about Daniels and the presid...More..

Jeremy Corbyn blames Theresa May's police cuts for knife crime
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn blames Theresa May's police cuts for knife crime

He blames cuts to police forces for making the problem worse. "We're taking action on many fronts & I'll be meeting police chiefs this week to hear what more can be done". Her words contradicted the Prime Min...More..

Democratic voters: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'is the candidate of the future'
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Democratic voters: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'is the candidate of the future'

As you might have heard, there is quite a selection of people throwing their hat into the ring for a chance to become the Democratic Party's choice to run for president in 2020 . Chakrabarti worked as a volunt...More..

by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Stephon Clark Protesters Stage Sit-In at Shopping Mall in California

Clark's killing prompted intense protests previous year in California's capital city and demonstrations nationwide. Clark was 22 years old. Reporters said the demonstration had been peaceful before police i...More..

Kelly calls allegations against him
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Kelly calls allegations against him "stupid" in first televised interview post-arrest

Kelly's theatrics during an interview", @MohammedMOSalih tweeted while including a picture from the interview that will now live in infamy. In the other clip, Kelly argues that the new accusations against ...More..

Czech man mauled to death by his pet lion
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Czech man mauled to death by his pet lion

It's reported that the 34-year-old man owned the nine-year-old lion and a two-year-old lioness for breeding. The animals, which were in separate pens, were shot and killed by authorities. His case had reporte...More..

What Could Be Funnier Than the Baby Cheese Challenge?
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

What Could Be Funnier Than the Baby Cheese Challenge?

Now, the challenge is facing backlash on social media. The video, which garnered more than 40 million views, 140,000 shares and nearly 10,000 comments, went viral in just a few days but is no longer availab...More..

BJP website hacked, feature PM Modi’s memes with inappropriate language; goes offline
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

BJP website hacked, feature PM Modi’s memes with inappropriate language; goes offline

The BJP website was hacked on Tuesday as hackers posted an abusive video and Narendra Modi memes added with Bohemian Rhapsody . A message on the website says it is down for maintenance. In the same wee...More..

Algerians in London Protest President's Decision to Run for 5th Term
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Algerians in London Protest President's Decision to Run for 5th Term

Zaalane, a former transport minister who on Saturday replaced ex-Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal as Bouteflika's campaign chief, did not comment on the president's absence after submitting his official can...More..

In first, USA deploys advanced THAAD missile defense system in Israel
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

In first, USA deploys advanced THAAD missile defense system in Israel

As a part of the scope of work outlined by the Pentagon, obsolete systems now in place will be updated to prepare the current Saudi missile defense infrastructure for the new Terminal High Altitude Area Defense...More..

Pak minister sacked over anti-Hindu remarks
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Pak minister sacked over anti-Hindu remarks

Following the criticism from the PTI for his insensitivity towards the Hindus, a minority in Pakistan, the Minister apologized and said his comments were directed only at Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a...More..