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Worldwide Local Polls 2018 - Former President Rajapaksa proxy heads for landslide
Author: 0 Local Polls 2018 - Former President Rajapaksa proxy heads for landslide

The mid-term polls further strained the uneasy coalition between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as they faced a resurgent challenger in Rajapakse's new party. Sirisena faces strong opposition from Rajapaksa in the election. Wickremesinghe's UNP had been expected to lead Saturday's poll while the parties led by Sirisena and Rajapakse were expected to fight for second.

Author: 0 Feinstein Rips Criminal Referral of Ex-Spy Who Wrote Trump-Russia Dossier

Grassley released his memo, which he sent Justice Department last month with the criminal referral for Steele , after receiving permission from the Federal Bureau of Investigation to do so, with redactions. " It is troubling enough that the Clinton Campaign funded Mr. Steele's work, but that these Clinton associates were contemporaneously feeding Mr. Steele allegations raises additional concerns about his credibility ", the report states.

Worldwide Congress set to vote on bipartisan spending package
Author: 0 Congress set to vote on bipartisan spending package

The House narrowly passed the budget accord in the pre-dawn hours, ending a brief government shutdown and clearing a path for huge spending increases for both the Pentagon and domestic programs. The government shut down for the second time this year at midnight Friday after Sen. White House legislative affairs director Marc Short said the deal would raise spending by "just shy" of $300 billion.

Worldwide Trump tells Democrats to refile Russian Federation probe memo
Author: 0 Trump tells Democrats to refile Russian Federation probe memo

White House counsel Don McGahn on Friday wrote a letter to Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), the chair of the House Intelligence Committee and author of the Republican memo, that Trump is "inclined to declassify" the Democratic memo - but, he said , because the document contains "numerous properly classified and especially sensitive pages", the president isn't able to do so.

Author: 0 South Korean President Moon receives rare invite from Kim

Tensions between the two soared previous year as Pyongyang launched intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the U.S. mainland and carried out by far its most powerful nuclear test to date. Shortly after leaving Pyeongchang, Pence told reporters on Air Force Two that he had set out on the trip "to express American resolve regarding North Korea".

Worldwide Rahul cites Rajnath Singh's speech on Nehru to counter PM
Author: 0 Rahul cites Rajnath Singh's speech on Nehru to counter PM

Congress President Rahul Gandhi was presented a Rs 60 lakh gold coated statue by Independent lawmaker B Nagendra after he joined the party at a public rally Saturday. Gandhi said, "Modiji had gone to Paris in France". On a four-day tour, Gandhi will cover Ballari, Koppal, Raichur, Kalaburagi and Bidar districts in north Karnataka, addressing public rallies, holding roadshows and interacting with farmers and others.

Worldwide PM Modi receives ceremonial reception at Abu Dhabi Presidential Airport
Author: 0 PM Modi receives ceremonial reception at Abu Dhabi Presidential Airport

Half-a-dozen agreements were signed at their meeting for setting up a super-speciality hospital in Bethlehem, a joint centre for women's empowerment, a printing press and a couple of schools. Only diplomacy and farsightedness can break the cycle of violence and free it from the baggage of the past", Modi said. "We know it is not easy but we need to keep trying as a lot is at stake", Modi said, re-iterating New Delhi's well-known stand on the issue.

Worldwide Virginia Tech vs. Virginia College Basketball Predictions 2/10/18
Author: 0 Virginia Tech vs. Virginia College Basketball Predictions 2/10/18

More on that another day. Virginia has won 15 straight games following its 59-55 victory at Florida State earlier this week. "They played good defense". But somehow Ty Jerome led the charge back, sending the game to overtime, where Virginia would get a five-point lead. Hunter slipped on defense, allowing Tech's Nikell Alexander-Walker to bury a wide-open 3-pointer.

Worldwide Trump accuses Democrats of playing politics with memo
Author: 0 Trump accuses Democrats of playing politics with memo

In a letter also released Friday by the White House, Rosenstein provided justification to the White House for not releasing the Schiff memo right now, writing in a letter to McGahn that the Justice Department has identified sections of the Democratic memo "the release of which would present such concerns in light of longstanding principles regarding the protection of intelligence sources and methods, ongoing investigations, and other similarly sensitive information", along with other ...

Worldwide The Memo Doesn't Vindicate Trump. It's More Proof of Obstruction
Author: 0 The Memo Doesn't Vindicate Trump. It's More Proof of Obstruction

The 3½-page secret memo, written by Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee, was released Friday after President Donald Trump authorized its declassification. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he'll make sure Congress' concerns are examined about the FBI investigation into possible co-operation between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

Worldwide Trump blocks Democratic memo from Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Trump blocks Democratic memo from Intelligence Committee

The House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously earlier in the week to release a memo drafted by Democrats to rebut the Republican document that Trump had declassified a week earlier. "One week after he released the misleading and incomplete Nunes memo, President Trump tonight blocked the release of the Schiff memo that sought to fill in the holes".

Worldwide Pyeongchang or Pyongyang? Twitter users place Olympics in North Korea
Author: 0 Pyeongchang or Pyongyang? Twitter users place Olympics in North Korea

Moon has looked to the games, which open today, as an opportunity to pursue a diplomatic opening with the North - a move Pence cautioned against. In contrast to Moon's outreach, Pence called North Korea "the most tyrannical regime on the planet" earlier Friday, when he visited a memorial to 46 sailors who died when the Cheonan, a South Korean naval corvette, was sunk by a North Korean torpedo in 2010.

Worldwide Turkish pilots martyred in Syria helicopter crash
Author: 0 Turkish pilots martyred in Syria helicopter crash

The Turkish helicopter was targeted over the town of Rajo northwest of Afrin in the northwestern countryside of Aleppo province. "We do not have any exact evidence and document regarding whether it was downed due to external intervention", he said.

Worldwide Pence sidesteps encounter with North Korean official
Author: 0 Pence sidesteps encounter with North Korean official

The Pyeongchang hosts cued up Arirang , a poignant, centuries-old Korean folk song that is considered an unofficial national anthem. "We hope that these Olympic Games will open a window of opportunity to allow for a strong diplomatic engagement aiming at the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", said Guterres.

Author: 0 Trump's speechwriter, Sorensen, resigns over abuse allegations

The fallout from his resignation reverberated amid concerns about his access to classified information and about how long senior staff members had known about the allegations. In a statement, Raj Shah , the deputy White House press secretary, confirmed Sorensen's departure. But by all accounts the allegations were holding up Mr.

Worldwide International Criminal Court Investigates Duterte for Crimes against Humanity
Author: 0 International Criminal Court Investigates Duterte for Crimes against Humanity

Police said they have killed almost 4,000 drug suspects dead in the narcotics crackdown, while rights groups claim the toll is around three times the numbers given by authorities. About 4,000 mostly urban poor Filipinos have been killed by police in Duterte's signature campaign that has alarmed the global community. Activists have claimed the death toll is far higher than reported figures and have made accusations of a systematic cover-up, a claim the government and police forces deny.

Worldwide Cannot Disclose Rafale Deal Details In Parliament: Amit Shah
Author: 0 Cannot Disclose Rafale Deal Details In Parliament: Amit Shah

Mayawati also attacked the Prime Minister claiming that instead of making honest efforts to facilitate jobs to youths, he and his party leaders were asking them to sell "pakoras" to make themselves self-reliant. Shah took on Gandhi, saying never before in parliamentary history was a Prime Minister's reply to the President's address disrupted by the Opposition, referring to Congress protests in the Well of the Lok Sabha during Modi's over 90-minute speech on Wednesday.

Worldwide Kim Jong Un Invites South Korea's Moon to Summit in Pyongyang
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un Invites South Korea's Moon to Summit in Pyongyang

But South Korea's presidential Blue House said Pence had a meeting scheduled with USA athletes and had only planned to stay briefly to greet other officials. She's the first family member of the Kim dynasty to set foot in the south. North Korea has spent years developing its military, saying it needs to protect itself from U.S.

Author: 0 Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators thrown out of Olympics

The Koreas could potentially talk about a South Korean special envoy meeting Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang or even a summit between Moon and Kim. Kim Yo Jong shook hands with Moon at the beginning of the ceremony. The invitation was delivered in a meeting between Moon and the North Korean leader's sister, Yo-jong. A high-level North Korean delegation including leader Kim Jong Un's sister has arrived at a train station in Pyeongchang hours ahead of the opening ceremony of the Winter ...

Worldwide Ice Hockey: Unified Korean team try to focus on game, not politics
Author: 0 Ice Hockey: Unified Korean team try to focus on game, not politics

A front page photo shows Kim Yo Jong talking with South Korea's unification minister at Incheon airport after the delegation arrived there on Friday ahead of the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Olympics. North Korea has spent years developing its military, saying it needs to protect itself from US aggression. At a dinner dinner reception where President Moon sought an opportunity for dialogue between the USA and North Korea, Pence went through great lengths to avoid talking to ...

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