• Church of Holy Sepulchre Reopens after Three-Day Protest
Church of Holy Sepulchre Reopens after Three-Day Protest

In a statement Monday, Cardinal Edwin O'Brien described the closing of the church as "a rare and desperate initiative to keep Christian life alive in the Holy Land" and a protest of what he called Jerusalem's "systematic campaign against the churches and the Christian community in the Holy Land".

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  • Black Panther Box Office collections: It's a Marvel in India!
Black Panther Box Office collections: It's a Marvel in India!

That's one of the smallest declines ever for a superhero title, as well as one of the smallest for a film launching north of $200 million (the bigger the opening, the bigger the drop in many instances). Black Panther opened in Russian Federation this weekend, but only in IMAX. The movie tells the story of T'Challa, king of the technologically ...

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  • Russian Federation is said to have compromised election systems in 7 U.S. states
Russian Federation is said to have compromised election systems in 7 U.S. states

NBC reports six of the seven breached states still deny they were breached based on their own cyber investigations, suggesting a high level of sophistication in the Russian attack and a lack of preparation for USA states to protect themselves in the 2018 midterm elections.

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  • Iran lauds Russian veto of UN Yemen resolution as
Iran lauds Russian veto of UN Yemen resolution as "defeat for US"

Nine votes and no vetoes from the five permanent council members - Britain, France, China, Russia and the United States - are required to adopt resolutions at the Security Council. "For how long must #ChildrenUnderAttack in Yemen continue to be killed when it can be avoided?" The Saudi-led coalition since a year ago has been blockading Yemeni por...

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  • Early trends show Naveen Patnaik's BJD comfortably leading in Bijepur
Early trends show Naveen Patnaik's BJD comfortably leading in Bijepur

The by-poll was necessitated due to the death of Congress MLA Subal Sahu in August previous year. Rita Sahu is widow of Subal Sahu. Odisha Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik also participated in the celebrations. An estimated 72% of voters exercised their franchise in the by-election held on February 24. During this phase, sporad...

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  • Olympic athlete charged with stealing auto
Olympic athlete charged with stealing auto

Duncan's group is not allowed to leave South Korea until the fines are paid. The manager has been charged with drunken driving, the official said. Three members of the delegation were arrested for alleged drunk driving and vehicle theft. The three have been restricted from leaving the country, CBC reported. " We engaged in behaviour that demonstr...

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  • Major storm brings flooding to central and southern US
Major storm brings flooding to central and southern US

John Kasich said. Operations have returned to normal at the 911 Center in Wood County where officials were on heightened alert because of flooding forecasted on the Ohio River. Saturday: Areas of occasional morning fog; cloudy with occasional rain. Vargo said damage assessment teams from West Virginia EMA are expected to visit homes in the Sho...

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  • New Zealand Prime Minister endures
New Zealand Prime Minister endures "creepy" sexist interview with 60 Minutes journalist

Wooley later defended his questions to New Zealand's Newstalk ZB , saying that it is "not a good time to be a journalist", according to CNN. Ardern, 37, announced in January that she was pregnant. Luckily, the Twitterverse appeared to have more sense than Wooley, and recognised that this line of questioning was inappropriate not only towards a...

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  • Tourist may have exposed New Yorkers to measles
Tourist may have exposed New Yorkers to measles

The Australian visited an Urgent Care Center in Orange County, New York and the Orange Regional Medical Center's Emergency Department on February 21, according to the department's announcement. There is of course a small population of parents who do not wish to vaccinate their children against this infection as part of their religious or other ...

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  • Rounds of heavy rain and storms Sunday
Rounds of heavy rain and storms Sunday

Saturday night's low is predicted at 43 while Sunday's high will be in the mid-50s. A line of heavy rain with embedded isolated strong storms will move into northwest Georgia around 5 a.m. By the time this system moves out, we could see another couple inches of rain. Expect highs near 60 on Wednesday with lots of sun expected through Thursd...

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  • In Blow to Dianne Feinstein, Democrats Won't Endorse Her Senate Run
In Blow to Dianne Feinstein, Democrats Won't Endorse Her Senate Run

But neither Democrat will receive the state party endorsement because they failed to reach the 60 percent threshold. The Democrats are a torn party now and Senator Kamala Harris and U.S. De Leon came closer with 54 percent to her 37 percent. "The days of Democrats biding our time, biting our tongue, and triangulating at the margins are over",...

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  • Turkish women sentenced to death in Iraq
Turkish women sentenced to death in Iraq

On February 22, Arabic-language al-Sumaria television network quoted Iraq's Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Mahjoub as saying that Iraqi authorities had extradited four women and 27 children from the families of ISIS Takfiri terrorists to Russian officials.

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  • Pakistan not on FATF's terrorist financing watch-list, public announcements reveal
Pakistan not on FATF's terrorist financing watch-list, public announcements reveal

However, the formal public statement released by FATF late Friday night did not mention Pakistan's name in the grey list . It may be recalled that Pakistan's foreign minister had claimed two days back that they had been given a three-month reprieve.

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  • Lisa Marie Presley`s estranged husband slams debt claims
Lisa Marie Presley`s estranged husband slams debt claims

Elvis left only a few million at the time of his death in 1977 but the fortune increased to $100 million by the time Lisa Marie inherited his estate when she turned 25 in 1993. Siegel's lawsuit said Lisa Marie has "twice squandered" her inheritance and she had been repeatedly told to curb "her spendthrift ways". According to him, she claimed to...

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  • Groom dead, bride wounded after wedding gift explodes
Groom dead, bride wounded after wedding gift explodes

This shocking incident reported in Patnagarh of Bolangir district in Orissa. Neighbours alerted the police and the fire brigade, following which police rescued the trio and rushed them to Patnagarh sub-divisional hospital. The explosion has also left the bride in a critical condition. However. the blast took place when they opened it at their hou...

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  • Mexican president's US visit shelved after testy Trump call
Mexican president's US visit shelved after testy Trump call

The White House had said in mid-February that the two presidents were working on arranging a meeting. The Post , citing unnamed USA and Mexican officials, said Peña Nieto had meant to come to Washington , D.C.in February or March to meet Trump in America for the first time since the Trump's inauguration.

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  • Syrian-Kurdish leader arrested in Prague on Turkish warrant
Syrian-Kurdish leader arrested in Prague on Turkish warrant

Czech police confirmed Muslim's arrest, and said in a statement, "Ankara Interpol staff were informed of the arrest". Earlier in February, Turkey elevated Muslim to its most-wanted list, and offered a $1 million (€810,000) reward for his capture.

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  • Malcolm Turnbull briefed on North Korea sanctions, United States official says
Malcolm Turnbull briefed on North Korea sanctions, United States official says

The ministry said Taiwan will continue to honor its commitment to impose diplomatic and economic pressure on Pyongyang, hoping Taiwan will serve as a model in the worldwide community. These shipping and trade companies, vessels and one individual, totaling 56 designations are located, registered or flagged in countries all over the world, inclu...

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  • China Ranks as 77th Cleanest Country in World Latest Corruption Perception Index
China Ranks as 77th Cleanest Country in World Latest Corruption Perception Index

The data showed that in the last six years, 9 out of 10 journalists were killed in countries scoring 45 or less in the index. The government has explained that Ghana's poor performance in the 2017 Global Corruption Perception Index also took into account corruption cases recorded under the John Mahama administration, which left power in January...

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  • Russia's Newest, Mysterious Fighter Jet Just Showed Up In Syria
Russia's Newest, Mysterious Fighter Jet Just Showed Up In Syria

Putin praised Russian servicemen who participated and are participating in military operations in Syria , which showed that they have been well-trained and committed to their duty with dignity, resolution and courage to the end. We are learning more about who was likely behind an attack earlier this month on a rebel base in northern Syria , where...

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  • Trump on Kushner's Security Clearance: 'Kelly Will Make That Call'
Trump on Kushner's Security Clearance: 'Kelly Will Make That Call'

The changes were prompted by intense scrutiny that has followed domestic-abuse allegations against Rob Porter , the president's former staff secretary, who also was working under an interim top-secret clearance. "There is no truth to any suggestion otherwise", he said. Asked if he thought Mr Trump would ever sack his daughter, Mr Wolff said: "...

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  • Grand jury indicts Governor Greitens
Grand jury indicts Governor Greitens

The charges stem from an extramarital affair Greitens had before being elected governor in 2016. Greitens has denied that accusation. The indictment said Mr Greitens "transmitted the image contained in the photograph in a manner that allowed access to that image via a computer".

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  • Greitens legal team seeks indictment dismissal
Greitens legal team seeks indictment dismissal

In a leaked audio recording released earlier this year , the woman whom Greitens allegedly blackmailed claimed that he took a photo of her naked and blindfolded for the explicit goal of using it as a deterrent to prevent her from discussing their relationship.

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  • Trumps asks why Russian Federation probe doesn't include Obama administration
Trumps asks why Russian Federation probe doesn't include Obama administration

Furthermore, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein noted , none of those indicted had direct ties to any US citizen. However, " there is no allegation in the indictment that it had any effect on the outcome of the election ", Rosenstein admitted.

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  • Major Companies Sever Ties With NRA in Wake of Parkland Shooting
Major Companies Sever Ties With NRA in Wake of Parkland Shooting

Hertz has joined several other top auto rental companies in cutting ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA). The NRA " member benefits " page offers savings on a credit card, hearing aids, life insurance, home security systems, vehicle purchases, moving fees, prescription drugs, and branded checkbooks, among other things.

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  • Tennessee woman arrested for driving van into security barrier at White House
Tennessee woman arrested for driving van into security barrier at White House

Law enforcement sources told CNN that the woman crashed her auto intentionally, but that she had not meant to target anyone in the White House. A tourist visiting from New York, Christopher Bello, said that it appeared as if the driver "was trying to break through the barrier" and that he thought "she started to hit the gas, and her tires were ...

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  • What did president Trump say at CPAC? Watch his speech here
What did president Trump say at CPAC? Watch his speech here

As Vice President Pence previewed in his warm-up pitch to the crowd on Thursday, this year it's all about outlining the "promises made, promises kept" from their administration, from enacting tax cuts to rolling back regulations and putting more conservative judges on the bench.

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  • Russians have a good shot at women's figure skating gold
Russians have a good shot at women's figure skating gold

The Canadians took gold in that event, which was the first medal handed out in skating at Pyeongchang, while the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation took the silver. ALINA ZAGITOVA: (Through interpreter) When I first heard about this, I was very nervous. But an Olympic medal, when she'd come so close to quitting the sport a few years back...

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  • Confrontation between US Legislators and the NRA on Arms Control
Confrontation between US Legislators and the NRA on Arms Control

You and I are now eye to eye because I want to like you. "Crying white mothers are ratings gold to you and many in the legacy media in the back (of the room)". "If they truly cared, what they would do is protect them", said LaPierre. At the meeting she was repeatedly booed and she deflected questions about the need for more restrictions on ...

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  • FL Legislators: Porn a Threat to Health. Bullets? Not So Much
FL Legislators: Porn a Threat to Health. Bullets? Not So Much

A group of surviving students from the school looked on as the House voted the motion down 36-71. Some students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were watching the vote from the gallery, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel .

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  • Canadian PM Justin Trudeau says dinner invite to Jaspal Atwal 'unfortunate'
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau says dinner invite to Jaspal Atwal 'unfortunate'

The invite was later rescinded . But his decision to wait five days to meet Trudeau is a deliberate demonstration of his displeasure over Canada's handling of the Sikh issue, Mulroney said. Since past few years, Canadian investment has been around $15 billion and this pact may enhance the investments in India. "But I felt it was a very construct...

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  • BJP chief Amit Shah ends Karnataka visit abruptly due to ill health
BJP chief Amit Shah ends Karnataka visit abruptly due to ill health

Alleging that there was a "Goonda raj" in Karnataka , he said he was warning the state government. "Our party president has said that he is our party member". People want to move towards good governance from Goonda governance . An FIR has actually been filed in the case and the police have added an additional charge of attempt to murder.

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  • Team Germany shocks the Olympic tournament and other results
Team Germany shocks the Olympic tournament and other results

Little-known Czech Republic goaltender Pavel Francouz was able to stop all five Americans in the shootout and Petr Koukal scored as the United States was eliminated with a 3-2 loss Wednesday in the quarterfinals. Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips? "Both teams could win today, we were just t...

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  • F1: Ferrari unveil new race auto (4)
F1: Ferrari unveil new race auto (4)

The SF70-H's distinctive sidepod concept has been evolved into a more aggressive design this year and the rear of the auto nipped in around the power unit to aid airflow to the rear. "We can't wait to get out on the track to see how the auto performs and behaves". The most obvious element to catch the eye is the Halo, created to protect the cockp...

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  • Taylor County early voting gets underway
Taylor County early voting gets underway

None of the propositions of either the Democrat or Republican primary ballots will become law as a result of this election. Sunday, Feb. 25: 1 p.m - 6 p.m. Any registered voter may vote early if they want. The league in Texas has produced a 2018 Primary Election Voters Guide that is available online and at more than 150 libraries that explain...

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