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Philando Castile charity pays off St. Paul students' school lunch debt

Philando Castile charity pays off St. Paul students' school lunch debt A charity set-up in the name of a Minnesota man who was shot and killed by a police officer has paid the school lunch debt for students at every public schools in the St. Philando Feeds the Children started as a college class project led by Metropolitan State University students. "They get behind in payments, and need our help", the Philando Feeds the Children fund explains on its website. [Full Article...]

S Korean envoys in historic trip to North

S Korean envoys in historic trip to North US President Donald Trump dubbed Kim "Little Rocket Man" and boasted about the size of his own nuclear button, while the North Korean leader called Trump a "mentally deranged US dotard". local time. Moon, who advocates dialogue with the North's nuclear-armed regime, said last week that Washington needs to "lower the threshold for talks" with Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

India's ruling party emerges stronger after polls in northeast

India's ruling party emerges stronger after polls in northeast The voting was a test for Rahul Gandhi , the 47-year-old heir to India's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, who took over as the main opposition Congress party's president from his mother, Sonia Gandhi, in December. Hitting out at the previous Left and Congress regimes in the northeast, Modi said the people there earlier were feeling cut off from the Indian mainstream because of policies and decis... [Full Article...]

Special counsel wants documents on Trump, numerous campaign associates

Special counsel wants documents on Trump, numerous campaign associates White House tallies economic impact of cyber crime Lawyer charged in Mueller probe pleads guilty to lying to federal investigators The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE , according to Axios , which first reported on the subpoena. Price also noted that the inclusion of Roger Stone , who only worked briefly in the early stages of the campaign, suggests Mueller is investigating whether Trump's campaign c... [Full Article...]

China is increasing its military spending by almost 10%

China is increasing its military spending by almost 10% The government will completely open up its general manufacturing sector and foreign investors will have greater access to other sectors like telecommunications, medical services, education, elderly care and new energy vehicles, said Li, delivering a government work report to the first session of the 13th National People's Congress, official Xinhua news agency reported . [Full Article...]

Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin might remake 9 to 5

Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin might remake 9 to 5 The OG gang [Picture: Rex Features] Accoriding to the star, the sequel will focus on three new female leads who, upon dealing with similar workplace problems as in 9 To 5 , call upon the original trio of Parton, Fonda and Tomlin for guidance. [Full Article...]

NDPP MLAs to meet tomorrow to elect Rio as leader

NDPP MLAs to meet tomorrow to elect Rio as leader Rio, accompanied by BJP leader Ram Madhav, had submitted letters of support to the governor during the day but Acharya is seeking documents signed by the respective party presidents. With this decision, the BJP broke its 15-year alliance with the NPF. Earlier Sunday Acharya had said that NDPP leader Neiphiu Rio has the majority and should form the government. [Full Article...]

China sets $175bn military budget

China sets $175bn military budget To encourage imports, China will lower import tariffs on products including automobiles and some everyday consumer goods, Li said. "The direct impact on China is negligible, but investors are concerned that it could be the beginning of a broad trade war", said Larry Hu, chief China economist at investment bank Macquarie. [Full Article...]

Krishna Kholi: Pakistan's first Hindu Dalit senator

Krishna Kholi: Pakistan's first Hindu Dalit senator The Lahore High Court on Monday issued notices to Election Commission of Pakistan, the federal government and other respondents while hearing a petition seeking court orders to declare Senate elections "null and void" held allegedly through "horse trading". [Full Article...]

Pakistan's Ruling Party PML-N Gains Control of Upper House in Polls

Pakistan's Ruling Party PML-N Gains Control of Upper House in Polls Shahbaz has done heavy groundwork there, riding on his past as the province's governor. Zubair Gul was president of the PML-N's United Kingdom chapter and had surrendered his United Kingdom nationality to contest the polls. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PTI secured five seats, PPP and PML-N-backed candidates two seats each, and JI and JUI-F one seat each. There were reports and allegations of massive u... [Full Article...]

Five garden towns proposed within Oxford Cambridge corridor

Five garden towns proposed within Oxford Cambridge corridor The decision comes after ministers agreed to fund a high-speed rail line and an "expressway" for cars between the two leading university towns. Higher targets will be set for areas with higher "unaffordability ratios", Mr Javid told the Sunday Times. [Full Article...]

Florida Senate holds rare session on school safety bill

Florida Senate holds rare session on school safety bill The school immediately responded to parents and students by posting "important notice" on school website, declaring that such threat was fabricated words. "I support more protection for NY on the gun laws - there's no doubt about that", he said on WNYC's Brian Lehrer show. Greg Steube, R-Sarasota. During debate on the assault weapons ban amendment, Sen. [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Watch in place as mid-week storm eyes the state

Winter Storm Watch in place as mid-week storm eyes the state But that's not the only snow we'll get this week; a much more substantial storm is looking more and more likely for Wednesday and into Thursday . Low visibility and icy roads may cause unsafe road conditions beginning Sunday evening and lasting throughout Monday . Monday afternoon we could see a few peeks of sunshine as well. [Full Article...]

Bagley named ACC's top rookie, player; Virginia's Bennett top coach

Bagley named ACC's top rookie, player; Virginia's Bennett top coach His 9.5 rebounds per game was fourth most in the conference. U.Va. senior forward Isaiah Wilkins was named defensive player of the year, and redshirt freshman De'Andre Hunter was tabbed the league's sixth man of the year. The sophomore has scored in double figures in 24 games, including a career-high 29 against VCU on November 17. He made it onto the All-Freshman team with Bagley, Carter, Mia... [Full Article...]

Not correct to speculate on Parrikar's health: BJP

Not correct to speculate on Parrikar's health: BJP Rupesh Kamat, Personal Secretary to Parrikar said that the Chief Minister will travel to Mumbai for the further medical checkup. Addressing questions from the media for the first time about Parrikar's health since he was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on February 15, Goa BJP General Secretary Sadanand Shet Tanavade said: "When we met him, we spoke about organisational issues, he is ... [Full Article...]

Indian Army Kills Militant, Three Others In Kashmir

Indian Army Kills Militant, Three Others In Kashmir He said in the retaliatory fire one militant was killed . Later during the search, the body of the militant was recovered, who was identified as Amir Ahmad Malik R/O village Harmain, Cat- C Militant. In Srinagar , restrictions were imposed on several areas considered sensitive by police. In its report, the Mufti government complained that the Army does not respond to its letters and asked "A... [Full Article...]

Northeast results will not impact Karnataka

Northeast results will not impact Karnataka Prime Minister Narendra Modi has come to the state thrice. "Congress is all set to retain power in Karnataka". In last two months, Modi and Shah have visited the states several times and have targeted Siddaramaiah by terming his administration as "10 per cent commission" government. [Full Article...]

BSP to back SP in UP bypolls

BSP to back SP in UP bypolls Samajwadi Party has chosen, Pravin Nishad and Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel for Gorakhpur and Phulpur respectively. "Their tie-up is an act of desperation as they are discarded by the people". The Gorakhpur seat was vacant after the resignation of the CM Yogi from the post of MP and Phulpur seat after the resignation then Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya, MP from Phulpur. [Full Article...]

Oscars: Star who gives shortest speech gets a jet ski

Oscars: Star who gives shortest speech gets a jet ski Hell, we went eight-for-eight on our Oscars predictions in the major categories. He reflected on the guerrilla tactics he used to post the billboards while watching the Oscars with friends at his Los Angeles home on Sunday, saying that they were counting the times host Jimmy Kimmel slighted conservatives. [Full Article...]

Thousands of British homes without water as snow thaw bursts pipes

Thousands of British homes without water as snow thaw bursts pipes More than 20,000 people are believed to be affected as extreme weather conditions have also caused a drained reservoir in Hampstead. The water companies have urged customers who still have water to limit usage by taking short showers rather than baths, turning off taps and only running washing machines on a full load. [Full Article...]


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