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John Oliver's gay bunny book outsells Pence's straight bunny book

If you haven't been following the headlines, the vice president released a book this week about the Pence family's pet bunny Marlon Bundo , and Oliver responded by creating a Marlon Bundo book of his own . The proceeds from that title are going...

Indians kidnapped by IS in Iraq's Mosul are dead: Sushma

The news may have brought closure to families who were awaiting the return of their loved ones, however, it has come as a shock for the kin of the deceased, who until now believed them to be alive. "Why were we kept in false hope before ending th...

ACLU: White House Nondisclosure Agreements 'Unconstitutional'

The White House batted down a claim made by a Washington Post columnist that President Trump had ordered his senior staff to sign $10 million non-disclosure agreements. If you have a leaker on your staff, the cure is firing, not suing. Debra Kat...

S. Korea musicians to play first concert in North since 2007

United Nations Command has informed North Korea, which has yet to respond to the announcement. The ominous clouds looming over the Korean peninsula appeared to be clearing after Kim Yo Jong, on behalf of her brother and North Korean leader Kim Jon...

BJP President Amit Shah to visit Guwahati on March 24th

Polls to ten Rajya Sabha seats from UP are scheduled on March 23. The party has fielded nine candidate.Eight of candidates will win easily and will have 28 votes spare for the ninth candidate Anil Agarwal and need nine more. We were not taken into ...

Dinesh Karthik speaks on MS Dhoni, Nidahas Trophy, KKR captaincy and more

India were in a spot of bother during their chase of 169 when Karthik walked out to bat at number seven. India captain Rohit Sharma praised Bangladesh for their "fearless cricket" after the Twenty20 minnows came within one ball of a shock victo...

Ryan warns White House against firing Mueller

Two people familiar with the situation told the Post that Trump's attorneys are anxious that the President could get into trouble during a lengthy interview with the special counsel, and therefore provided "written descriptions" of moments under inve...

Chinese Premier suggests early visit to Japan

China does not hope to see a relatively big trade surplus with the United States, Li said, adding that he hopes the USA will ease restrictions on exports of high-tech goods to China. "It is not allowed and absolutely impossible to separate an inch of...

World's last male northern white Rhino 'Sudan' dies

Gradually, his condition worsened, and he was not able to even stand and was suffering a great deal. The "gentle giant" lived in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya before his death on Monday, when he was put down due to the severity of pain fro...

Trump legal team gives document to Mueller

In a series of tweets, the president reiterated prior talking points used to discredit the investigation and lobbied new allegations at both former FBI director James Comey and former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, who was sacked on Friday by A...

United Airlines Dog Death: Senator Planning Bill To Protect Pets On Flights

Marisol Alcantara (D-N.Y.), the ASPCA, animal rights activists and pets in Queens to protest United Airlines after the death of the 10-month-old French bulldog. United Airlines has received a lot of flak for its ineptitude in handling affairs de...

Uber suspends self-driving operations after car kills pedestrian in Arizona

Uber's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi tweeted that the death was "incredibly sad news" and that "we're thinking of the victim's family". Chao is reviewing a petition that GM filed in January with NHTSA requesting an exemption to have a small number of au...

Kushner company reaped high returns with misleading paperwork

After the company displaced most of the residents, it sold the buildings two years later for $60 million, almost 50 percent more than their purchase price, according to AP. Submitting false documents to the city's Department of Buildings for constr...

Trump to clamp down on opioid dealers - including seeking the death penalty

During the campaign, Trump pledged that Mexico would pay for the wall, but he has shifted gears since taking office and has asked Congress to earmark billions of taxpayer dollars for the border barrier. "Although personally, I can't understand that",...

'Beast from the East 2.0' hits northern and eastern Europe

Dyfed Powys Police are again advising against travel unless journeys are absolutely essential. The warning states: 'Snow showers are likely to continue throughout Sunday, with an increased chance that longer spells of snow will affect some areas.

Nice Weather on Monday, Snow Potential for Tuesday

I hate to break it to you but it looks like more of the same this next week when it comes to the weather. Until the overnight model runs, previous forecasts had kept the storm well offshore. High near 32. Breezy, with a northeast wind 16 to 20 mile...

HOAX BOMB THREAT: Derbyshire police comment after schools receive 'threatening emails'

Carson Kallen, Velt's chief executive, said he's been frequently swatted-the risky practice of falsely reporting a crime-in-progress to send police to a person's home. "The bomb is set to go off in 3 hours times, if you do not send $5,000 United Stat...

So, the Mohini is back with her 'Ek, Do, Teen' counts!

Fernandez also said that they never meant to compete with the original song and that Dixit was "unmatchable" - the revamped version underlines her statement. I know I would never be able to match up to Madhuri Dixit. Madhuri had danced on the same ...

US Imposes Fresh Sanctions Against Venezuela's Petro

The US, meanwhile, has issued sanctions against various Venezuelan leaders and has called on Maduro to distribute aid to his citizens and stop blocking foreign assistance offered to Venezuelans. On Monday, Trump signed an order blocking any US tr...

Vladimir Putin wins Russian election amid protests and ballot stuffing allegations

Near-final figures put turnout at 67.7 per cent, just shy of the 70 per cent the Kremlin was reported to have been aiming for before the vote. The election came amid escalating tensions between Russia and the West, with reports that Moscow was be...

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Polls open in Kentucky primary

Are schools open on Election Day? Now that the primary is over, Stankiewicz said he's gotten numerous complaints about how the election was run, including some from elected offi...

Farm Bill fails in House of Representatives

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) responded, "Some of the best mothers in the world are poor mothers and some of the worst mothers in the world are rich mothers". I have a clear bias to...

Trump to press South Korea's Moon before summit with North

Last week , Trump said Xi "could be influencing" Kim to take a harder line with the USA after North Korea threatened to walk away from the summit. "We believe there is a 99.9 pe...

Syria war: Army takes full control of Damascus after ousting IS

Syrian government forces have regained full control of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee in southern Damascus , the Al-Masdar news outlet reported on Monday. ISIS had controlle...

Haspel: CIA 'a National Treasure,' Will 'Forge Ahead with Determination'

President Donald Trump made a rare visit to CIA headquarters on Monday to deliver remarks at incoming director Gina Haspel's swearing-in ceremony and expressed his optimism for...

American Idol finalists prepare for star-studded finale

Series host Ryan Seacrest was pleased with the way the inaugural season of the ABC series turned out, but revealed he would change one large aspect of the show. Did American ge...

Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

Alan Myers of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. SJ Brooks, 32, was killed and Isaac Sederbaum, 31, was seriously injured by the mountain lion on Sunday. According t...

Road tripped: Celtics' Game 3 loss another playoff pothole

LeBron James scored 44 points on 17-of-28 shooting to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 111-102 victory over the visiting Boston Celtics to even the Eastern Conference finals ...

Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over 'hit job' Russian Federation probe

Rep. Devin Nunes, an ardent Trump supporter and head of the House intelligence committee, has been demanding information on an FBI source in the Russian Federation investigation. ...

Video shows lava spewing from Kilauea volcano

Hawaii residents dealing with Kilauea's volcanic eruption faced a potentially deadly new challenge on Sunday as lava that reached the Pacific Ocean threatened to send up laze , a ...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For Re-Election

Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For Re-Election

According to the campaign, Sanders' name will appear on the Democratic primary ballot. He says he's very proud to have represented Vermont for two terms in the U.S. In the past...

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

I didn't think that was that weird. "How can you not be pansexual in space?" he said. "There's a fluidity to Donald and Billy Dee's [portrayal of Lando's] sexuality". "And, to ...

Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

Meanwhile, a number of countries said they would not recognize the election results. The United States and the European Union have also expressed concern. Mr. Maduro attributes t...

Kentucky Derby victor Justify captures Preakness

Kentucky Derby victor Justify captures Preakness

Coming off an impressive victory in the Kentucky Derby , Justify is the 1-2 morning-line favorite for Saturday's second race in a field of eight horses. Baffert has never lost t...

US Warns Of Sanctions Risk To Germany-Russia Gas Pipeline

US Warns Of Sanctions Risk To Germany-Russia Gas Pipeline

A consortium of western companies and Russia's Gazprom said this week it was starting preparatory work off Germany's Baltic coast. "Does he agree that there appears to be no ...

EU TO Defend Firms Against US Iran Sanctions - Macron

EU TO Defend Firms Against US Iran Sanctions - Macron

The European Union and Iran have launched a vigorous campaign to safeguard the 2015 nuclear deal that the USA has recently ditched by trying to keep Iran's oil and investment flow...

Soldier killed in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

Soldier killed in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

The slain officer was identified as a 28-year-old constable Sitaram Upadhyaya of 192 Battalion. In total, six persons, including a BSF officer, were injured in the firing. On Tue...

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

In addition, Toshiba will retain a 40 per cent stake and, together with technology firm Hoya, will ensure that Japanese companies retain a controlling stake of just over 50 per cen...

Christine and Frank Lampard expecting their first baby

Christine and Frank Lampard expecting their first baby

I'm actually 21 weeks, about four and a bit months. Frank posted a picture on Instagram with Christine, his two daughters and dog with the caption: We have some exciting news we ...