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Slovakian PM resigns over murder of journalist

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Fico has tried to keep the coalition government together halfway through its term rather than call early elections, which a junior government party had demanded on Monday. He was investigating ties between the coalition and the Italian mafia when he was shot in his home. He added that it is a "big problem" and a "conflict of interest" that the interior minister position will remain in the hands of Smer-SD after Robert Kalinak resigned earlier this week. Read More »

Trump Wants China to Cut Trade Deficit by $100 Billion

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EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told the EU parliament Wednesday that while the 28-nation bloc would continue to seek an exemption from the USA measure that could kick in next week, it will prepare countermeasures to hit US exports. Read More »

Taoiseach to invite Trump to Ireland

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The businessman-turned-president noted he has a golf property in Ireland . Update 9.28pm: The Labour Party has slammed the Taoiseach's decision to invite Donald Trump to Ireland . However, speaking to reporters at the US Chamber of Commerce today, the Taoiseach confirmed he would "reciprocate the invitation" - however a round of golf was not on the cards. Read More »

Bihar by-polls: CM Nitish congratulates winners

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The RJD-Congress alliance is upbeat after a good voter turnout in Araria , Bhabua and Jehanabad and expressed confidence that the alliance candidates will win. Bhabua: Earlier, Rinki Pandey of BJP builds up the lead by 2,528 votes in Bhabua. Counting of votes is stil underway. Latest trends showed Sarfaraz Alam leading his BJP rival by 455 votes. Read More »

Threatening Social Media Post Prompts Lockdown of Two Santa Maria High Schools

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KTVU further reports that although many students heard rumors of guns being found in the school, police did not recover any weapons in their inspections of the campus. Lockdown procedures were initiated while law enforcement investigated. The lockdown was lifted at around noon and officials said the school would be closed on Thursday. Read More »

Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key Join Animated Movie 'Wendell and Wild'

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Peele has a full slate of projects at the moment and is now filming a part in horror movie Abruptio as well as writing another genre-bending script following the success of Get Out . Other recent Netflix animated feature announcements are Sergio Pablos' 2d holiday tale Klaus and Glen Keane's Chinese cg project Over the Moon . Read More »

Parents of slain DNC staffer Seth Rich sue Fox News over story

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Although he isn't named as a defendant, Fox News host Sean Hannity is cited multiple times in the Rich family's suit. The network promised to conduct an investigation a year ago but has not released any findings. intentionally and dishonestly exploited their son's death. So this is not a case that will be easily dismissed". The story quoted Wheeler saying there had been contact between Rich and WikiLeaks. Read More »

It's party time for TTV today

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Dhinakaran is also holding a chair from RK Nagar, which was earlier represented by former chief minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa , commonly known as Amma . People had voted unanimously for cooker symbol. "The Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam will capture power in Tamil Nadu", he said. Dinakaran said after the Election Commission ordered in favour of the OPS and his combine on November 23, his faction has been functioning without a name for the last four months. Read More »

Man Opens Fire in Alabama Hospital Then Kills Himself, Police Say

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BIRMINGHAM, AL ( WBRC ) - Multiple sources confirm an active shooter situation at UAB Highlands Hospital in Birmingham. Check back for details. Campus officials say a campus alert was issued shortly thereafter urging students and staff to shelter in place, but that order was lifted around 7:45 p.m. Read More »

Attack on Afghan checkpoint kills 10 security forces

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U.S. Gen. John Nicholson, top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, speaks during a joint press conference with Special Charge d'Affaires of the U.S. Embassy Hugo Llorens at Government Media and Information Center in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. Read More »

Marans, 5 others cleared by court in illegal telephone exchange case

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The Special Court for CBI case discharged the former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi Maran (who is the promoter of Sun TV ) in the case. The telephone exchange case dates back to the period when Dayanidhi Maran was Union minister for communication and information technology, between 2004 and 2007. Read More »

Wreath laying ceremony of soldiers killed in Sukma Naxal attack

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Singh did not deny the possibility that the naxalites involved in Sukma's attack might have tried to slip into Mandla and other adjoining districts of MP to escape retaliatory action by the security forces in that state. Ahir said that Naxals have been carrying out attacks in frustration. He said that Naxals plant improvised explosive devices (IEDs) under the ground at various places to disrupt construction work, which pose serious challenge to security forces. Read More »

Loyola Ramblers faces tough Miami Hurricane team in NCAA Tournament

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ESPN "bracketologist" Joe Lunardi says Loyola-Chicago "can and should" beat Miami-despite the Canes playing in the heralded ACC and facing eight NCAA Tournament bound teams and five who wound up in the NIT. "It's kind of hard to not hear about all the media saying that we're like a Cinderella story", Marques Townes, Loyola guard. The Hurricanes had their share of close calls down the stretch, winning their last 4 games of the season, however all 4 wins came by 3 points or less, ... Read More »

Despite late season push Baylor misses out on the NCAA tournament

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There are good teams in every bracket", UConn coach Geno Auriemma said. The Huskers have a 21-10 record this year. "She had tears streaming down her face", leading scorer Hannah Whitish said. After almost 48 hours to process and accept its disappointing postseason fate, Nebraska was still angry on Tuesday. "That's tough to do sometimes when you're just lingering around and waiting for your fate". Read More »

Penny Hardaway considered heavy favorite to replace Tubby Smith at Memphis

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Now without a head coach following the recent firing of head coach Tubby Smith, the Memphis Tigers are currently in the midst of their search for his successor. He has taken teams to the Sweet Sixteen nine times (but not since 2005) and won the 1998 national championship with Kentucky. He would move on to Minnesota where he reached the NCAA Tournament three our of six seasons before taking the head coaching job at Texas Tech. Read More »

Chinese reporter's dramatic eye-roll breaks the internet and gets censored

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The questioner, Zhang Huijun, wore red, the colour of China and the Chinese Communist Party . Liang didn't hide her disdain as Zhang went on for 40 seconds and later turned her face away in disgust. Liang Xiangyi became a popular internet sensation within a few hours. Supporters also started flooding Liang's Weibo account with jokes and comments. Read More »

US Ready to Help Gaza, Even Without PA Cooperation

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The Trump administration has been seeking to restart peace talks between Palestinians and Israelis. The meeting to help Gaza was organized by the Trump administration, which sees helping Gaza as being "essential" to solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More »

Jefferson Leads TSU To First NCAA Tournament Win

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The victor of this contest will head to Nashville, Tennessee and face No. 1 seed Xavier. Not only are they a No. 16 seed, they are just 16-19 overall and really have little business being in the Tournament. Both teams were looking for their first-ever NCAA Tourney win. Jefferson was the star of the night - he even scored his 1,000th point in the first half, too! Texas Southern led by as many as 24 points in the final three minutes. Read More »

Pikeville Officer Killed; Police Search For Suspect

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According to state police, Hamilton and Trooper Matt Martin were patrolling the area when they saw a suspicious vehicle. While searching the area, Officer Hamilton and Trooper Martin went in different directions and became separated. According to Fox 11 Eyewitness News , KSP spokesman William Petry said four people were arrested and taken into custody at the scene on unrelated charges. Read More »

Nobel-Winning Chemist Spotted Wandering In US, Wife Found Dead Nearby

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After a auto crash in Illinois, Ei-ichi Negishi was hospitalised, while his wife Sumire died. They found 82-year-old Eiichi Negishi, of West Lafayette, and he was taken to a Rockford hospital. Ei-ichi Negishi won the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 2010. In 2011, the school partly named an institute after Negishi. "Sumire Negishi was instrumental in helping to build the strong ties between in and Japan through her extensive work both in assisting Japanese who relocated to our community and in ... Read More »