Californians Voted For Year-Round Daylight Saving. Could Sunday’s Spring Forward Be Permanent?

Currently, 48 of 50 states have Daylight Saving Time - a practice that, according to Reader's Digest , was adopted into law as part of the Uniform Time Act of 1966. And in November, Californians voted to start the process to move to year-round ... More..

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Woman Accused Of Assassinating Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother Freed
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Woman Accused Of Assassinating Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother Freed

Siti Aisyah had been accused alongside Doan Thi Huong from Vietnam of killing Kim Jong Nam by smearing VX nerve agent on his face at Kuala Lumpur airport in February 2017 , in a brazen Cold War-style h...More..

Jaguar Attacks Woman After She Crosses Barrier For Photo, Zoo Says
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Jaguar Attacks Woman After She Crosses Barrier For Photo, Zoo Says

The victim was taken to the hospital, KPHO reports. The incident happened before closing Saturday. Wilkerson said he was standing behind the woman, but didn't want to pull her off. "I could see the claws in...More..

Ethiopian Airlines flight carrying 149 passengers crashes
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines flight carrying 149 passengers crashes

Quoting Ethiopian Airlines, Fana Broadcasting Corporate said the plane, which departed the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa at 8:38 am (0538 GMT), crashed minutes after takeoff, "killing all the 149 passengers a...More..

On SNC-Lavalin, Trudeau’s answers only raise more questions
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

On SNC-Lavalin, Trudeau’s answers only raise more questions

Wilson-Raybould told the House of Commons justice committee late last month that she came under relentless pressure from the Prime Minister's Office and other federal officials to ensure the company was invited...More..

Wales weather: Heavy rain and snow overnight, turning very windy
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Wales weather: Heavy rain and snow overnight, turning very windy

Strong winds and blustery showers are expected thereafter; showers turning wintry over the hills and to lower levels in places. The showers will be heavy or prolonged at times with a risk of thunder. The seco...More..

Election Commission to announce dates of poll today at 5 pm
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Election Commission to announce dates of poll today at 5 pm

Votes will be counted on May 23, Arora said. March 28 is the last date for withdrawal of nominations. Assembly polls in Andhra Pradesh , Arunachal, Odisha and Sikkim will also be held simultaneously, t...More..

Algerian Authorities Bring Forward University Holidays to Weaken Protests
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Algerian Authorities Bring Forward University Holidays to Weaken Protests

The Algerian government did not immediately announce the objective of the flight but it was possible that the plane was coming to repatriate the 82-year-old leader, who has been receiving medical treatment at t...More..

Cruz to introduce resolution condemning anti-Semitism
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Cruz to introduce resolution condemning anti-Semitism

House Democrats were forced to draft a resolution condemning Omar's comments. Omar has praised the vote as condemning "anti-Muslim bigotry". The House on Thursday passed a resolution condemning anti-Sem...More..

Thousands strike in Spain, mark International Women's Day
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Thousands strike in Spain, mark International Women's Day

However, as a spokesperson from the National Confederation of Labour (CNT)-one of the unions organizing the strike-told Kelly, the issues and related demands for progress that are driving Friday events aren't c...More..

Chelsea Manning jailed over Wikileaks testimony
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Chelsea Manning jailed over Wikileaks testimony

Manning was found guilty in 2013 of charges including espionage for leaking secret military files to Wikileaks , but her sentence was commuted . She added: "Obviously prison is a bad place". In other word...More..

Trump team has no plan to go to China for trade talks
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Trump team has no plan to go to China for trade talks

Both exports and imports should pick up somewhat later this year, said Wang Tao, chief China economist at UBS Group AG in Hong Kong. On Wednesday, the 6th of March 2019, the US Commerce Department had said th...More..

Italian envoy confirms deaths of 2 climbers in Pakistan
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Italian envoy confirms deaths of 2 climbers in Pakistan

The bodies of two mountaineers from the United Kingdom and Italy were found Saturday in northern Pakistan , almost two weeks after the duo went missing while trying to climb Nanga Parbat in Gilgit-Baltisit...More..

Americans will need a visa for European travel in 2021
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Americans will need a visa for European travel in 2021

The European Commission called for the USA to reciprocate visa-free status to those five countries as it does for the other 23 EU nations part of the Schengen Area, the EU's visa-free travel zone, in a 2016 rep...More..

European Union rebukes Saudi Arabia over human rights at United Nations forum
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

European Union rebukes Saudi Arabia over human rights at United Nations forum

The joint statement called on Saudi Arabia to release 10 detained activists, including prominent Saudi human rights figures such as Loujain Al-Hathloul, Eman Al-Nafjan, Aziza Al-Yousef and Samar Badawi. O...More..

Time isn’t on your side with coming shift to daylight saving
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Time isn’t on your side with coming shift to daylight saving

Here's what you need to know about Daylight Saving Time this year. Standard time returns November 3, unless Congress acts on Florida's request before then. Polling shows fewer people find daylight savin...More..

London hands jailed British-Iranian diplomatic protection
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

London hands jailed British-Iranian diplomatic protection

UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said today that London's decision to extend the special status to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was aimed at sending a "very strong message" to Iran . Iran must now do the right ...More..

Christopher Watts reveals disturbing details about killing wife, daughters
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Christopher Watts reveals disturbing details about killing wife, daughters

Phil" show Tuesday that Chris Watts spoke to investigators about why he killed his wife and two daughters after finding God. But the Colorado Bureau of Investigation on Thursday released details of a Febr...More..

China Praises Pakistan's 'Restraint' Over Kashmir Tensions
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

China Praises Pakistan's 'Restraint' Over Kashmir Tensions

Chinese Foreign Minister hoped that the two sides would turn the page and focus on a long-term improvement in relations. Earlier, Qureshi welcomed the minister on his arrival and both the foreign minister dis...More..

Court denies new trial in 'Serial' podcast murder case
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Court denies new trial in 'Serial' podcast murder case

In a 4-3 split decision by the Maryland Court of Appeals, the court agreed that Syed's defense was deficient but it "did not prejudice" the case. Convicted in February 2000 of the grisly murder of his ex-girl...More..

Sherrod Brown says he is not running for president
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Sherrod Brown says he is not running for president

And she said she's confident one of the other Democrats in the race or thinking about it will be able to win the White House. Three other possible Democratic contenders - former New York Mayor Michael Bloo...More..

Pakistan's Imran Khan warns militants
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Pakistan's Imran Khan warns militants

Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood met Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday and took his advice on Indo-Pak relations before returning to his post in New Delhi . "If Imran Khan does not take...More..

Michael Cohen sues Trump Organization for nearly $2M in legal fees
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Michael Cohen sues Trump Organization for nearly $2M in legal fees

Trump and his Republican allies have also sought to undermine Cohen by arguing that his testimony that he didn't want to work in the White House is inconsistent with what prosecutors have said and what he has...More..

Absconding diamond businessman Nirav Modi tracked down in London
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Absconding diamond businessman Nirav Modi tracked down in London

Modi, a close friend of Prime Minister Narendra Modi , is believed to purchased a house worth 8 million British pounds in London's West End. The newspaper headlined its piece "Exclusive: India's most wante...More..

United States urges Pakistan to take 'sustained, irreversible' actions against terrorists
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

United States urges Pakistan to take 'sustained, irreversible' actions against terrorists

India said one of its aircraft was shot down - Pakistan said two - and its pilot captured by Pakistan's military. Tensions between India and Pakistan flared up after a suicide bomber of Pakistan-based terro...More..

Bill Shine Resigns As White House Communications Director
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Bill Shine Resigns As White House Communications Director

Trump's campaign manager, Brad Parscale, said that Shine's addition to the re-election campaign will make the campaign "stronger". Shine, a former executive at Fox News , said in a statement that working i...More..

Despite Risks, Juan Guaido Returns to Venezuela
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Despite Risks, Juan Guaido Returns to Venezuela

On January 29, Venezuela's Supreme Court issued a travel ban against Guaido pending an ongoing investigation carried out by the Public Prosecution for usurpation of presidential powers amongst other offenses....More..

Huawei sues U.S. government over equipment ban
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Huawei sues U.S. government over equipment ban

The firm claims the restrictions targeting Huawei are "unconstitutional". " The US Congress has repeatedly failed to produce any evidence to support its restrictions on Huawei products ", he told reporters ...More..

From Jail, Chelsea Manning Blasts Grand Jury's ‘Secret Process'
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

From Jail, Chelsea Manning Blasts Grand Jury's ‘Secret Process'

On Friday, after Manning told U.S. District Judge Claude Hilton she would not testify and "will accept whatever you bring upon me", he ordered her to jail, according to the Associated Press . However, ...More..

Shamima Begum: Syrian forces deny reports IS bride's baby has died
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Shamima Begum: Syrian forces deny reports IS bride's baby has died

Shamima's lawyer Mohammed Akunjee said: "We have strong but as yet unconfirmed reports that Shamima Begum's son has died. He was a British citizen". But Mustafa Bali, who runs the Syrian Democratic Forces' pr...More..

Waves of people still leaving Islamic State's last Syrian enclave
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Waves of people still leaving Islamic State's last Syrian enclave

Votel said that ISIS fighters have now dispersed across Syria and Iraq. ISIS is "waiting for the right time to resurge", according to the top United States general overseeing military operations in the Mi...More..

Weather forecast: United Kingdom braced for 13 inches of snow
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Weather forecast: United Kingdom braced for 13 inches of snow

Although the worst of the snow conditions will come on Sunday . He said: "Our next weather system already making its move during Friday afternoon and outbreaks of patchy rain spreading across many parts of...More..

North Korea denuclearisation still achievable in Trump's first term
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

North Korea denuclearisation still achievable in Trump's first term

A South Korean defense spokeswoman says the US and South Korea are sharing intelligence about the activity at a missile research center on the outskirts of Pyongyang and at a separate long-range rocket site. Th...More..

Fallen McHenry County Deputy described as 'dedicated' and 'hard
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Fallen McHenry County Deputy described as 'dedicated' and 'hard

Rockford police were called to the hotel about 9:15 a.m. after a report of shots fired. Police in northern IL say they believe a man suspected of shooting an officer at a Rockford hotel has left the area. A...More..

Turkey dismisses U.S. warning over purchasing S-400 Russian missiles
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Turkey dismisses U.S. warning over purchasing S-400 Russian missiles

The US warned this week that it could retaliate by blocking Turkey's planned purchase of the next-generation F-35 fighters it's helping to build. "The S-400 is a done deal, there can be no turning back. The...More..