• Procession planned for 'America's Pastor,' Rev. Billy Graham
Procession planned for 'America's Pastor,' Rev. Billy Graham

His body was moved from the funeral home to the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove in Asheville. He will lie in repose Monday and Tuesday at the Graham Family Homeplace at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina. "America's Pastor" will be laid to rest March 2 at the foot of a cross-shaped walkway at the worldwide headquarters...

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  • Trump Reportedly Scheduling Military Parade for Veterans Day
Trump Reportedly Scheduling Military Parade for Veterans Day

The idea has gotten mixed reviews from politicians, military officials, pundits and local District of Columbia officials since The Washington Post reported several weeks ago that Trump wanted the Pentagon to start planning for the parade.

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  • Australian PM declines to offer Trump any advice on gun control
Australian PM declines to offer Trump any advice on gun control

Turnbull would be seeking a clear picture from Trump's on how he expected the North Korean crisis to unfold, said Kim Beazley, a former Australian defense minister who was ambassador to Washington until 2016. Members of Trump's own cabinet, including Vice President Mike Pence , have pointed toward Australia's infrastructure plan - especially t...

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  • More Syria deaths, United Nations weighs cease-fire
More Syria deaths, United Nations weighs cease-fire

The draft, put forward by Kuwait and Sweden, calls for a nationwide truce to go into effect 72 hours after the resolution is passed. The civilian casualties and devastation there are among the worst in Syria since the government captured rebel-held parts of Aleppo in intense fighting in 2016.

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  • What do jotted talking points say about Trump's empathy?
What do jotted talking points say about Trump's empathy?

If a teacher had been carrying a concealed firearm at the Florida school, "the teacher would have shot the hell out of him before he knew what happened", Mr Trump asserted. President Donald Trump on Friday trashed the idea of keeping guns out of schools during CPAC 2018 - where attendees are barred from bringing in their guns.

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  • Snow Expected Saturday Prompts Winter Storm Warning
Snow Expected Saturday Prompts Winter Storm Warning

To the west, a snowfall of 3 to 6 inches is expected. Saturday: Increasing clouds, 30% chance of light snow or mixed snow and rain south of Wausau during the late afternoon. Another, bigger snowstorm is on its way to Sioux City, beginning sometime between 6 and 9 a.m. Saturday morning. We're also making copious amount snow as temps are prime ...

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  • Australia's scandal-hit deputy prime minister to quit
Australia's scandal-hit deputy prime minister to quit

However, the Party's federal director Ben Hindmarsh reportedly said in a statement that "all complaints are taken seriously and treated with the strict confidentiality and given due process". His colleague Christopher Pyne also wouldn't comment on the Nationals leadership, but told the Nine Network: "I support him as a cabinet colleague, of course ...

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  • After father's plea, Texas board recommends clemency for death row inmate
After father's plea, Texas board recommends clemency for death row inmate

The decision on whether to stay the execution, which was planned for 6:00 pm (0000 GMT), rested with the state's Republican governor, Greg Abbott , after the Texas Pardons and Parole Board made a rare recommendation for clemency on Tuesday.

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  • Sumatra's Mount Sinabung volcano erupts, sending ash 5km into sky
Sumatra's Mount Sinabung volcano erupts, sending ash 5km into sky

Another eruption in 2014 killed 16 people, while seven died in a 2016 eruption. So far no fatalities or injuries have been reported. A few airports in the region have been closed after the volcano exploded and Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia's Disaster Agency, said that the eruption also brought with it multiple earthquakes ...

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  • Wreckage of crashed Iranian plane found in Isfahan
Wreckage of crashed Iranian plane found in Isfahan

In a press statement, IRCS spokesman Ramezan Sharif confirmed that helicopters had spotted the wreckage of the ill-fated plane. The Aseman Airlines flight left Tehran's Mehrabad airport around 0800 (0430 GMT) for the city of Yasuj in Isfahan province, said Mohammad Tabatabai, director of public relations for the airline.

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  • Japanese 'baby factory' wins custody of 13 kids born via surrogacy
Japanese 'baby factory' wins custody of 13 kids born via surrogacy

It soon emerged that Shigeta had fathered 19 children in total, with 13 babies born to surrogate mothers living in Thailand, and six living in Cambodia and Japan . During the trial, Shigeta produced evidence of financial means and a plan to care for the children, including drafted bank accounts and a home near a park in Tokyo, the AP reported.

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  • Kushner can do job without security clearance: White House
Kushner can do job without security clearance: White House

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said Tuesday that he had "full confidence" in Jared Kushner , President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, amid reports suggesting that Kushner might lose his access to classified intelligence due to issues with his temporary security clearance.

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  • Trump Administration Proposes Obamacare-Flouting Health Plans
Trump Administration Proposes Obamacare-Flouting Health Plans

The plans would come with a disclaimer that they don't meet the Affordable Care Act's safeguards, such as guaranteed coverage, ten broad classes of benefits, and dollar limits on coverage. Senate Finance Committee. "The Trump administration's rule runs counter to what President Trump promised the American people". With that barrier removed next ...

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  • Pakistan's Top Court Bars Ex-PM From Leading Party
Pakistan's Top Court Bars Ex-PM From Leading Party

Earlier, after hearing the petitions against Election Act of 2017, the Supreme Court had reserved its verdict to decide the political fate of Nawaz Sharif . "Parliamentarians must possess good character to run the affairs of parliament", Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar added. She said since the Panama Papers verdict, "all decisions have been taki...

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  • Russia's Lavrov calls Turkey, Syria to resolve Afrin crisis through 'direct dialogue'
Russia's Lavrov calls Turkey, Syria to resolve Afrin crisis through 'direct dialogue'

Last month Ankara launched a cross-border air and ground offensive backing Syrian rebels against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG ) in Afrin . The forces are set to reinforce the Kurdish fighters against the Turkish army. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said the issue of pro-regime terror groups in Syria's Afrin...

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  • Gazan said to die of wounds after clashes with IDF
Gazan said to die of wounds after clashes with IDF

Two of the soldiers were severely injured, the Israeli military said . The incident was the most serious to take place on the southern border since Operation Protective Edge in 2014. Israeli "fighter jets targeted underground infrastructure in the southern Gaza Strip, in response to the projectile that was launched at Israel earlier", an army st...

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  • Seko: Japanese steel has no impact on U.S. security
Seko: Japanese steel has no impact on U.S. security

Korea should change its export strategy to expand its foothold in emerging markets and develop new growth drivers against a series of import restrictions by the United States, the government said on February 20. Other countries like Canada, Mexico, Germany and Taiwan, which either export more or the same amount of steel to the US, were not on that ...

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  • Woman Accusing Trump Of Sexual Assault Wants The Tape To Prove It
Woman Accusing Trump Of Sexual Assault Wants The Tape To Prove It

Trump's tweets come at a time when his interactions with women over the years are in sharp focus. After going public with her story in the fall of 2016 on the eve of the election, she is now running for the state Legislature in OH as a Democrat.

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  • Qatar Open: Petra Kvitova beats Garbine Muguruza to win title
Qatar Open: Petra Kvitova beats Garbine Muguruza to win title

It was Kvitova's sixth win over a top-10 player in 2018. "I couldn't really dream about it one year ago when I was in total different position trying to come back and play". "With Jo Konta and Petra Kvitova also committed to play and more big names due to enter, our player field is set to be extremely strong this year".

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  • To-people connect important for Indo-Canadian ties: Trudeau
To-people connect important for Indo-Canadian ties: Trudeau

SGPC, an apex religious body of the Sikhs, will honour Trudeau by presenting him a Siropa (robe of honour), replica of the Golden Temple and a sword, an SGPC official said. "It is not a trip for handshakes and photo-ops". "For me, I would like to think about people-to -people", Trudeau said. All of them say Canada is a welcome place to do busin...

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  • Merkel's future in Social Democratic hands as party vote starts
Merkel's future in Social Democratic hands as party vote starts

Results from the vote are expected on March 4 and a rejection of a "GroKo" with Merkel's conservatives by SPD members could lead to another round of elections. Merkel went from general-secretary to party leader in 2000, and becoming Germany's chancellor five years later. If the SPD's almost half a million members reject the deal, a new election o...

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  • Venezuela about to launch its 'petro' cryptocurrency
Venezuela about to launch its 'petro' cryptocurrency

Pre-mining coins essentially means that once the ICO is finished, no new tokens can be created. Venezuela has launched their own cryptocurrency called Petro . Several virtual currencies claimed to be back by the dollar, but backing Venezuela's Petro coin is crude oil. The first operations will be carried out through a private sale, Madur...

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  • Trump Jr. to promote family real estate, make policy speech in India
Trump Jr. to promote family real estate, make policy speech in India

Two weeks ago, President Trump had phoned Modi pledging "to strengthen security and economic cooperation" between India and the US. "We know that father and son talk all the time, and discuss business", he added. The head of Tribecca Developers, Kalpesh Mehta, had visited Trump in November 2016 after his win, a trip that led to controversy. Image...

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  • Chinese anger after terracotta warrior's thumb stolen in US
Chinese anger after terracotta warrior's thumb stolen in US

Wu Haiyun, director of the government-run Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Center, which loaned the 2,000-year-old terracotta statue to the Franklin Institute, called on the USA to crack down on accused thief Michael Rohana. The statues are on display at the museum until March 4. Mr Rohana is then alleged to have snapped off the 2,000-year-old...

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  • Trump Is The Worst President, Expert Ranking Survey Reveals On Presidents' Day
Trump Is The Worst President, Expert Ranking Survey Reveals On Presidents' Day

The survey was conducted by Brandon Rottinghaus, a professor of political science at the University of Houston, and Justin S. Vaughn, an associate professor of political science and director of the Center for Idaho History and Politics at Boise State University.

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