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  • Trump suggests more guns in schools to combat shootings
Trump suggests more guns in schools to combat shootings

White House spokesman Raj Shah said Thursday the president was still open to proposals. "But he wasn't listening to us, mainly because he only listens to people putting money in his pocket", Zeif said. "I'm here to hear the White House out", Murphy said. On Thursday, Trump added that firearm-savvy staff could be given "a little bit of a bonus ...

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  • Thursday weather: Winter weather advisory in effect until 10 am
Thursday weather: Winter weather advisory in effect until 10 am

Snow expected, possibly mixed with a little freezing drizzle. Conditions in the Kern County mountains will be especially gusty with winds up to 40 miles per hour. Southwest wind 5 to 13 miles per hour becoming east after midnight. Low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -4. That area is forecasted to receive 4 to 6 inches of snow, with some isol...

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  • US looking for new sanctions against Russia
US looking for new sanctions against Russia

Van der Zwaan, a Dutch national and son-in-law of a wealthy Russian linked to President Vladimir Putin, pleaded guilty to lying to Mueller's investigators in a case that involves lobbying for former Ukraine leaders. Trump , however, has vacillated on accepting Russia's alleged "influence campaign", and has adamantly insisted that even if it did exi...

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  • Details of revamped Trans-Pacific Partnership released
Details of revamped Trans-Pacific Partnership released

President Donald Trump fulfilled a campaign promise by pulling the USA out of an earlier version of the deal, previously called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But David Parker said on Wednesday that the prospect of joining the United States over the next few years is "very unlikely" and that even if Washington has expressed a desire to become par...

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  • Trump threatens to pull ICE from California
Trump threatens to pull ICE from California

Trump said if he ordered ICE agents out of the state, "in two months they'd be begging for us to come back. I'm thinking about doing it". Many cities have been openly defiant in the face of the threats, with lawsuits pending in Chicago, Philadelphia and California over whether the administration has overstepped its authority by seeking to wit...

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  • Trump supporters think there should be a 'White History' month
Trump supporters think there should be a 'White History' month

A student complained to the head cook, who explained the employees who cooked up the menu are African American, according to The New York Times . Within one day, the university president, Andrew Hamilton, issued a statement denouncing the menu and deeming it, "inexcusably insensitive".

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  • Volcano erupts in Indonesia's Sumatra, sends ash 7 km into the air
Volcano erupts in Indonesia's Sumatra, sends ash 7 km into the air

Indonesia is located on the famous Pacific "Ring of fire" and has some 120 erupting volcanoes. A huge and thick hot cloud of ash was thrown up as a result of the 2460 metres high volcano eruption. Cars are left covered in ash from the volcano. Indonesian schoolchildren walk together at Sipandak elementary school in Tiga Pancur village in Karo, ...

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  • Wreckage of crashed Iranian plane found
Wreckage of crashed Iranian plane found

An Iranian ATR 72-600 passenger plane operated by Aseman Airlines and bound for the Iranian city of Yasuj disappeared from radars 50 minutes after taking off from Teheran on Sunday morning. Aseman Airlines posted an image of the plane involved in the crash on its Instagram account. Iran has complained that sanctions imposed by the United States...

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  • Japanese man given custody of 13 surrogate kids
Japanese man given custody of 13 surrogate kids

A Thai court on Tuesday granted legal custody of 13 babies carried by surrogate mothers to a secretive Japanese millionaire who is their biological father, reviving a freakish tale that captured tabloid headlines four years ago, but leaving some basic questions unanswered.

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  • Trump Administration Encourages More Short-Term, Cheaper Health Plans
Trump Administration Encourages More Short-Term, Cheaper Health Plans

At a press briefing later, he added that the plans might be especially attractive for people who are between jobs, or who aren't eligible for Obamacare subsidies and live in areas with few affordable options. "I just don't believe in premature opinions on complex topics of serious weighty matters", he said. The most successful attempt this coun...

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  • 'Crowd attacked AAP leaders at Delhi Secretariat'
'Crowd attacked AAP leaders at Delhi Secretariat'

In a wicked development in the national capital when Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash was physically assaulted and slapped by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs at the dwelling of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal late Monday night. AAP workers block traffic in protest against arrest of party MLA Amanatullah Khan. The IAS association also slammed...

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  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Karnataka for 3 days from Feb 24
Rahul Gandhi to visit Karnataka for 3 days from Feb 24

The February 27 elections in Meghalaya are crucial for the Congress, which is in power in the state. Union minister Prakash Javadekar's attack on the Congress chief came on a day when the latter accused Modi of being an "instrument of corruption" and targeted him over escape of Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi , who are accused in different scams.

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  • Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief
Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

It citied articles 62 and 63 of the Pakistani Constitution, which state that a disqualified individual can not lead a party, Pakistan Today reported. The final verdict in the case was announced on 28 July 2017, with the Supreme Court announcing its unanimous decision for disqualifying the Prime Minister from holding public office.

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  • Syrian ambassador slams Turkey's operation in Afrin as 'blatant violation of sovereignty'
Syrian ambassador slams Turkey's operation in Afrin as 'blatant violation of sovereignty'

On Tuesday, militias that back Syrian President Bashar Assad arrived in Afrin at the Kurds' invitation to help thwart the Turkish assault, and Turkey and its allies tried to force them back with artillery fire. support. There has not yet been an official statement regarding the latest events. Turkish and Syrian intelligence services m...

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  • Gaza interior ministry thanks Qatar, denies attack on envoy
Gaza interior ministry thanks Qatar, denies attack on envoy

His warning comes in the wake of Saturday's detonation of an explosive device - apparently planted during one of the demonstrations along the border against Israel - that resulted in the injury of four soldiers in a patrol jeep . The targets included observation posts, an attack tunnel and Hamas weapons factories, the army said . The explosion...

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  • Woman, 24, and her boyfriend are ordered off a £400
Woman, 24, and her boyfriend are ordered off a £400

At issue, an allegation by Rachel Crooks , 35, who was a secretary for a company that had an office in Trump's Manhattan building. "Please, by all means, share the footage from the hallway outside the 24th floor residential elevator bank on the morning of January 11, 2006", Crooks tweeted from her campaign account.

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  • Kvitova takes Qatar title and heads back into top 10
Kvitova takes Qatar title and heads back into top 10

But the double Wimbledon champion dug deep to take the contest into a decider and ground out the victory.Asked how she managed to turn the contest around, Kvitova said: "I have no idea". "I just came to play and I was insane a little bit in my mind and I was playing it everywhere", said a jubilant Kvitova afterwards about her comeback.

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  • Did Modi govt snub Canada PM Trudeau?
Did Modi govt snub Canada PM Trudeau?

Justin Trudeau is deep into his week-long visit to India. The Telegraph of India noted that Mr Modi has actually only met world leaders at the airport on six occasions, but pointed out that Mr Modi has not sent out a tweet welcoming Mr Trudeau to the nation.

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  • Donald Trump Jr. visits India to help sell apartments
Donald Trump Jr. visits India to help sell apartments

India is the company's largest market outside the USA, earning the family up to $3m in royalties in 2016. A few years ago, I had said that it would become our largest because I believed in the market, I believed in the people and the relationships that I was able to form, he said.

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