Volkswagen has been ordered to pay $2.8B penalty

District Judge Sean Cox said in approving the settlement that requires the automaker to make significant reforms. An assistant USA attorney, John Neal, told the court Thompson has assembled a team of experts and said the US government "has a great ... More..

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I, not Advani, incited mob to raze Babri mosque: Ex-BJP MP
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

I, not Advani, incited mob to raze Babri mosque: Ex-BJP MP

On April 19, or 25 years after the event, the Supreme Court ordered a Lucknow court to revive criminal conspiracy charges against some Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders for their alleged role in the attack...More..

Canadian women win three straight games on Day 1 at Kitakyushu Sevens
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Canadian women win three straight games on Day 1 at Kitakyushu Sevens

For us it was about playing longer and stronger, Canada are a really clinical team, they have been pretty consistent over the last few years so you have to play long and play well. Russian Federation earned fif...More..

Canada intercepts Two Russian Fighter Jets
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Canada intercepts Two Russian Fighter Jets

Two Russian TU-95 Bear bombers were spotted flying about 41 miles off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, just hours after two US F-22 fighter jets intercepted the same type of Russian aircraft in the area. "This i...More..

France's Macron has call with ex-US president Obama ahead of election
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

France's Macron has call with ex-US president Obama ahead of election

Le Pen has promised to put French people first - giving them priority over foreigners when it comes to jobs, housing, schooling and welfare - and to halt illegal immigration, the BBC reported. Macron is the onl...More..

Florida wildfires force evacuations, destroy homes
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Florida wildfires force evacuations, destroy homes

Rain on Saturday afternoon helped put out hotspots, but Greater Naples Fire Rescue Chief Kingman Schult said the fight isn't over. - Another brush fire has broken out in the Indian Lake Estates area of Polk C...More..

Athletics News Mary Keitany sets new women's record in London marathon
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Athletics News Mary Keitany sets new women's record in London marathon

Only Britain's Paula Radcliffe has ever run quicker when she set the "absolute" world record in 2003. The 34-year-old was the pre-race favorite and had been on course to break the world record after 13 miles,...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Israeli police: Palestinian stabs 4 in Tel Aviv

The alleged assailant, identified by police as an 18-year-old Palestinian, was captured and arrested. The Magen David Adom ambulance service said four people, three in their 50s and one aged 70, were slightly w...More..

Massive iceberg in Canada becomes tourist attraction
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Massive iceberg in Canada becomes tourist attraction

Higher-than-normal Arctic temperatures and strong winds have combined to create the conditions for more icebergs to form this year, Quartz reported . For the record, the iceberg that sent the Titanic to its gr...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight

Luis Pablo Hernández/EFE/NewscomThe Department of Justice has sent threatening letters to eight American cities and one county warning them that they face having their federal grants withheld because of their...More..

British PM May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

British PM May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election

She was also asked whether the Tory manifesto would include guarantees to preserve the "triple lock" on state pensions that ensures an increase of at least 2.5% every year. "We've already seen the other parties...More..

Tense crowd awaits Tusk in Poland as he is to testify
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Tense crowd awaits Tusk in Poland as he is to testify

However, many see his questioning as part of a larger attempt by Poland's nationalist government to discredit him by linking him to scandals and perhaps imprison him eventually. Poland is now led by Lech Ka...More..

North Korea mock-up video shows missiles blowing up the United States
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

North Korea mock-up video shows missiles blowing up the United States

The Trump administration is focusing its North Korea strategy on tougher sanctions, possibly including an oil embargo, a global ban on its airline, intercepting cargo ships and punishing Chinese banks doing bus...More..

Timeline: Ivanka Trump goes to Washington, and sales surge
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Timeline: Ivanka Trump goes to Washington, and sales surge

Ivanka Trump apparently had plenty of reasons to take to Instagram and post effusive thanks to China's President Xi Jinping for coming to Mar-a-Lago and meeting with her and her father, President Donald Trump....More..

Decades-old Sikh massacre looms over Canadian defence minister's India trip
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Decades-old Sikh massacre looms over Canadian defence minister's India trip

Ahead of Sajjan's arrival, Punjab's chief minister falsely called Sajjan a Khalistani, a group of Sikh separatists with terrorism links. Canada's Defence Minister and Sikh Harjit Singh Sajjan today in...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Premier Kathleen Wynne's housing plan won't cool prices, realtors assert

Ontario's provincial government on Thursday introduced a 15% tax on property purchases by foreign buyers as part of 16 measures created to cool Toronto's red-hot housing market. The ability to earn property i...More..

USA sees increased activity by Chinese bomber aircraft
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

USA sees increased activity by Chinese bomber aircraft

Tensions between the United States and North Korea have increased in April . The U.S. president met earlier this month with Xi and urged him to do more to rein in North Korea's nuclear weapons and missi...More..

Irish teenagers are stressing out over exams
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Irish teenagers are stressing out over exams

Schools are not just places where students acquire academic skills; they also help students become more resilient in the face of adversity, feel more connected with the people around them, and aim higher in the...More..

As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed toward Australia
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed toward Australia

Eric Anduze graduated from the academy in 1993 with a degree in aerospace engineering. But as part of its regular updates about the operations of the strike group after it sailed from Singapore, the Navy poste...More..

Man charged with making threatening calls to Jewish centers
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Man charged with making threatening calls to Jewish centers

Michael Ron David Kadar, an 18-year-old dual-citizen of the United States and Israel, is facing charges in federal courts in both Florida and Georgia. Threats were made over the two year period to Jewish commun...More..

Twist revealed in German soccer bus explosion
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Twist revealed in German soccer bus explosion

Dortmund defender Marc Bartra and a police officer were left injured in the triple blasts on their way to the Signal Iduna Park, with the game postponed to the next day. The suspect stayed at team's hotel on th...More..

North Korea fails in new missile test: Seoul
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

North Korea fails in new missile test: Seoul

Pence had been briefed on the failed launch en route to Seoul and had been in touch with Trump, White House aides said . An enormous amount of work goes into preparing for April 15. officials as saying that ...More..

Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in election
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in election

But for this year's election, the goalposts have moved. But Trump suggested his opinion was no different from any other: "Everybody is making predictions on who is going to win". After the USA elections in Nove...More..

Labour 'will make rich pay their way'
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Labour 'will make rich pay their way'

Speaking on BBC Radio 4's Today programme, he added: "We believe we are talking about the rich, will be above 70,000 to 80,000 a year, and that's roughly defined as what people feel is an earning, whereby peo...More..

Presidential candidate should be 'firm secular person': Yechury
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Presidential candidate should be 'firm secular person': Yechury

A common opposition candidate for President would begin the process. With President Pranab Mukherjee's term drawing to a close, there were reports that Rashtriya Sawayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat w...More..

Congress expels Barkha Singh for anti-party activities
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Congress expels Barkha Singh for anti-party activities

Charging the Congress vice-president with not meeting party leaders, she said Mr Gandhi was "reluctant" to address "issues" within the party organisation. "When the same was brought to the notice of Rahul Gandh...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

British parliament backs PM Theresa May's plan for June 8 snap election

Liberal Democrat leader Farron said that broadcasters should hold debates anyway, with an empty chair in May's place. She said a general election will provide Britain with five years of strong and stable lea...More..

We celebrate Easter year-round
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

We celebrate Easter year-round

He urged Christians to always seek peace in commemoration of the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. I love Easter because I love the fact that we still dye Easter eggs - not just because we HA...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Maloney: North Korean is "a very unsafe situation"

It has claimed that a new weapon that has recently been completed by the North Korean forces can "reduce to ashes" major parts of the U.S. Clearly, the threat and the warning of use of force is not going down...More..

Millions of Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Millions of Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

As one of the most important holidays to Christians across the world, Easter is also the biggest Christian celebration of the year in Russian Federation. Photo by the PM's press office. M - The Holy Fire will...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

Preben Aamann, spokesman for Donald Tusk, president of the European Council of member states, said Brussels did not expect the timeline for the Brexit negotiations to be affected by an early general election...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'

Past year no party campaigned to remain in the European Union so vehemently. Last year, Lewes voted by 53 to 47 percent to stay in the EU. It tacitly accepts that a mandate is needed but insists it can only be ...More..

Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

According to the Justice Ministry , since 2007, local courts have banned at least eight local Jehovah's Witnesses organizations, and 95 pieces of Jehovah's Witnesses' literature have been banned and placed on ...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

3rd person reported dead in Venezuela protests

Maduro didn't provide evidence to back his claim that a coup attempt was under way, and the opposition rejected his comments as a desperate attempt to intimidate Venezuelans from exercising their constitutional...More..

US Considers Restoring North Korea To Terror Sponsor List, Says Rex Tillerson
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

US Considers Restoring North Korea To Terror Sponsor List, Says Rex Tillerson

On Wednesday, US Vice President Mike Pence vowed that the United States would counter any North Korean attack with an "overwhelming and effective" response. In the proposed statement, council members expressed ...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

North Korea's Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles Displayed at Military Parade

LESS than a day after threatening the United States with "nuclear justice" North Korea has embarrassingly tried to launch a ballistic missile but failed. Vice President Mike Pence in Tokyo. "We will respond w...More..

US, Canada, Mexico launch joint bid to host 2026 world cup
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

US, Canada, Mexico launch joint bid to host 2026 world cup

Of the 80 games , 60 would take place in the United States and Canada and Mexico would host 10 apiece under the unified plan, according to Gulati, who also added that the bid had the full support and encoura...More..

Jobs, education feature on BC campaign trail
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Jobs, education feature on BC campaign trail

Ms. Clark raised the economic challenges the NDP faced in the 1990s, leading Mr. Horgan to reply, "It's April, 2017". Weaver said his party would ease rising housing costs in Metro Vancouver by doubling a t...More..

Vehicle crashing into big rig snarls Cajon Pass traffic
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Vehicle crashing into big rig snarls Cajon Pass traffic

The driver said he "didn't know" he had a vehicle stuck under his truck. Brian Steimke was traveling on the northbound 15 freeway ascending up the Cajon pass when he saw a burgundy 1996 Nissan Maxima partia...More..

Boko Haram plot to attack U.S. and United Kingdom embassies is foiled
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Boko Haram plot to attack U.S. and United Kingdom embassies is foiled

In a statement issued by Tony Opuiyo, the premier security outfit said it prevented the fatal attacks between the 25th and 26th March, 2017, halting the malevolent gangs based in Benue State and the FCT, from...More..

Bill O'Reilly cut from Fox News
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Bill O'Reilly cut from Fox News

But it was O'Reilly who created the template for how to succeed in cable TV punditry, delighting his viewers with unapologetic attacks on liberal politicians and media members that he delivered with gusto. That...More..

President Trump welcomes Sarah Palin to White House
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

President Trump welcomes Sarah Palin to White House

All three jumped on the Trump train early in the primary campaign and appeared at numerous rallies on Trump's behalf in the months leading up to his election victory last November. Palin vocally supported Trump...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

No talks with Palestinian inmates on hunger strike

According to Palestinian media reports , Zomlot spoke with Michael Ratney, the diplomat now in charge of the Israeli-Palestinian file at the State Department, about the reasons for the hunger strike and the d...More..

Trump, Xi converge on currency, Syria as US-China ties warm
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump, Xi converge on currency, Syria as US-China ties warm

Beijing has been gasping for a right strategy to deal with the unpredictable and less-restrained USA under Trump ever since his campaign days, and the attack seems to have delayed the inevitable. It even announ...More..

North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up US
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up US

On Wednesday Vice President Mike Pence told an audience of 2,500 USA and Japanese military personnel on the flight of the USS Ronald Reagan that "storm clouds" are gathering on the horizon. In the proposed st...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

UEFA CL: Barça warn Juve against defensive game tonight

Barcelona striker Neymar is confident the Catalans can launch another remarkable Champions League comeback as they look to overturn a 3-0 quarter-final deficit against Juventus on Wednesday. Dortmund went on...More..

North Korea Displays New ICBM, Other Missiles
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

North Korea Displays New ICBM, Other Missiles

It was the first time North Korea had shown the missiles, which have a range of over 1,000 km (600 miles), at a military parade. There was also no ballistic missile test. Al Jazeera's Craig Leeson, reporting ...More..

Sonu Nigam Takes Maulvi's Challenge, Shaves His Head
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Sonu Nigam Takes Maulvi's Challenge, Shaves His Head

The singer said he wanted to respond to the " fatwa " in the language of love. "I tweeted about them too, but people paid attention to the azaan tweet". But just a few minutes after the interaction started I ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Turkey minister rejects European Union call for probe into vote

Most shockingly, as the polls were about to close, the YSK [Turkey's Supreme Electoral Council] announced that it would accept votes that had not received the official seal of the local polling station-in other...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

White House: Trump congratulates Erdogan after disputed win

The new system would dispense with the office of prime minister and centralise the entire executive bureaucracy under the president, giving Erdogan the direct power to appoint ministers. However, asked about Er...More..