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Rossi Signs New Two-Year Yamaha MotoGP Deal

Rossi Signs New Two-Year Yamaha MotoGP Deal He equals Mike Hailwood and Carlo Ubbiali, who both wrote nine titles to their names in all classes, only Giacomo Agostini and Angel Nieto have more. A victory this time around would be an almighty shock but he does have the machine that won six times past year at his disposal, so perhaps we shouldn't rule it out. [Full Article...]

Russia Will Expel British Diplomats In Poisoning Standoff

Russia Will Expel British Diplomats In Poisoning Standoff He said the " UK is not alone " and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies gave "strong political support" to Britain. The Kremlin has denounced British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson's claim that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the poisoning of an ex-spy as "shocking and inexcusable". [Full Article...]

Russia Summons British Ambassador, Readies To Expel Diplomats

Russia Summons British Ambassador, Readies To Expel Diplomats It ordered the diplomats to leave within a week. Russia's move came after Britain's decision on Thursday to expel 23 Russian diplomats over the nerve toxin attack in the English city of Salisbury that left a former Russian spy and his daughter critically ill in hospital. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in dispute over former spy's poisoning

Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in dispute over former spy's poisoning Double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found unconscious on a bench at a shopping precinct in Salisbury last Sunday. The Russian foreign ministry summoned the British ambassador on Saturday to inform him of the retaliatory action that follows the UK's expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats earlier this week. [Full Article...]

Barack Obama Reveals NCAA Bracket ... Picks Mich

Barack Obama Reveals NCAA Bracket ... Picks Mich Better-seeded teams are given the advantage and look like a sure thing to go far in the tournament. Obama is a longtime college basketball fan, but he's not a fan of upsets apparently. That's right, Bush has the Texas A&M Aggies, a No. 7 seed, winning the championship and cutting down the nets in San Antonio. The biggest upset Obama picked in the first round is No. [Full Article...]

Putin considers relocation of Russian Supreme Court to St. Petersburg

Putin considers relocation of Russian Supreme Court to St. Petersburg Navalny, who uses social media to whip up anger among his mainly young followers over official corruption, is pushing an election boycott. The worst case for Putin is that he barely crosses the 50 percent threshold with turnout in the 45 percent-55 percent range and one or more of his opponents receiving 10 percent of the vote with the total votes received by his opponents totaling 40 percen... [Full Article...]

Syrian Military Takes District South of Capital

Syrian Military Takes District South of Capital He went even further by saying that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation would oppose the Turkish military's Operation Olive Branch , which targets Kurdish People's Protection Units ( YPG ) in the Afrin region of neighboring Syria, if the alliance had the drive to do so. [Full Article...]

Sergei Skripal: Russia expels 23 British diplomats

Sergei Skripal: Russia expels 23 British diplomats Russian Federation also said that it was withdrawing permission for Britain to operate its consulate in the northwestern city of Saint Petersburg, citing a "disparity" in the number of diplomatic missions held by the two countries. British police said there is no apparent link between the attack on Glushkov and the poisoning of the Skripals, but both have raised alarm in the West at a time when Ru... [Full Article...]

Seven dead as small plane slams into house in Philippines

Seven dead as small plane slams into house in Philippines The Piper-23 Apache plane took off from the airport in Plaridel town in Bulacan province then crash-landed and smashed into the house, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines spokesman Eric Apolonio and police said. Other confirmed fatalities are Louisa dela Rosa, aged 80; Risa dela Rosa and her three children - 17-year-old John dela Rosa, 11-year-old Timothy dela Rosa and seven-year-old Tri... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens It also said it would close the British Council in Russian Federation, which promotes cultural ties between the nations, and the British Consulate in St Petersburg. On Friday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said statements by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson tying Putin to the attack were "shocking and unforgivable". [Full Article...]

Infosys To Setup New Techhub In US; To Create 1000 Jobs

Infosys To Setup New Techhub In US; To Create 1000 Jobs The economic presence of 1,000 new workers in Greater Hartford, at salaries averaging $70,000, will more than make up for the investment. "We really feel that the talent pool here that has been untapped, can be tapped by us". "I hope the Infosys project will inspire others to invest in Connecticut's cities and create more opportunities to encourage people to come to and stay in CT". [Full Article...]

'No evidence' hard border can be avoided in Ireland, MPs admit

'No evidence' hard border can be avoided in Ireland, MPs admit The British government has also said that the plan threatens the "constitutional integrity" of the UK. A DAMNING report on the issues relating to the border in Ireland reveals there is "no evidence" the return of physical checkpoints and infrastructure can be avoided once Britain leaves the European Union. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan- UN Security Council Welcomes Offer to Engage Taliban in Peace Talks

Afghanistan- UN Security Council Welcomes Offer to Engage Taliban in Peace Talks While the latest blast was relatively minor compared with others that have killed scores of people recently, the constant stream of attacks in Kabul has undermined confidence in the Western-backed government of President Ashraf Ghani. "Kabul is our main effort right now, to harden Kabul, to protect the people of Kabul and the worldwide community that are here because of the strategic impact that h... [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi doesn't mind being sacrificial Lamb - at least metaphorically

Nancy Pelosi is saying she's not at all concerned about challenges to her leadership. The Associated Press has not called the race . Cook Political Report , a nonpartisan elections analysis site, rates 114 Republican seats as more competitive than Pennsylvania's 18th District, although candidates in some of those areas get a boost from running as an incumbent. [Full Article...]

Haley warns UN: Russia may use chemical weapon on NY

Haley warns UN: Russia may use chemical weapon on NY The incident, involving the first use of nerve agent in Europe since World War II, "threatens all of our security", the leaders, including Prime Minister Theresa May, said in the statement issued by the German government. "It's often described as a cool war that we are entering - I would say it is feeling exceptionally chilly at the moment". It is believed to be 10 times more potent than oth... [Full Article...]

Trump, Moon pledge to keep pressure on N.Korea

Trump, Moon pledge to keep pressure on N.Korea Her U.S. trip comes as the U.S. has agreed to hold an unprecedented summit with North Korea by May to discuss denuclearization. Sweden has been rumoured as a possible site for the summit, though a truce village on the South Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone between the Koreas is seen as more likely. [Full Article...]

Russia will 'of course' expel British diplomats over nerve toxin attack: Lavrov

Russia will 'of course' expel British diplomats over nerve toxin attack: Lavrov A report today in the Telegraph says it was put in the suitcase of Skripal's daughter before she left Russian Federation for Britain to see her father. The Kremlin's top diplomat blamed recent tensions on the "categorical reluctance of the United States and its western allies to agree that the 500-year-long period of western domination in world affairs is coming to an end", saying such a transitio... [Full Article...]

Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats, Escalating Row Over Ex-Spy's Poisoning

Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats, Escalating Row Over Ex-Spy's Poisoning U.K. Ambassador Laurie Bristow was summoned to the ministry and told the actions are "in response to the provocative actions of the British side and the unsubstantiated accusations" against Russian Federation, the ministry said. He also said that British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson, who earlier told Russian Federation to "go away and shut up", may lack education. Russian Federation has exp... [Full Article...]

Jharkhand: BJP Leader, 10 Others Convicted in Alimuddin Ansari Lynching Case

Jharkhand: BJP Leader, 10 Others Convicted in Alimuddin Ansari Lynching Case All the assailants were brought to the court from jail for the announcement of the verdict. The prosecution was swift and the police investigated the case professionally. The chargesheet against the accused was filed in the case on September 17. Last year, the BJP-ruled Jharkhand witnessed a series of lynchings of Muslim cattle traders. [Full Article...]

Karnataka super cop , another jerk ?

Karnataka super cop , another jerk ? However, on Friday, the former senior police officer stood by his remarks and said he had only meant to "emphasise the importance of protection and security for women". "This statement was only to highlight the vulnerability of women in general", he said . The demeaning remarks by the former Karnataka DGP were made against the mother of 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim, Asha Devi, at a "Nirbhaya Awa... [Full Article...]


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