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Boko Haram Jihadists Free Nigerian School Girls

Boko Haram Jihadists Free Nigerian School Girls One of the soldiers told PREMIUM TIMES that the girls are being taken to the Theater command headquarters in Maiduguri where they would be received by some ministers sent by President Muhammadu Buhari. Many had been forced to marry their captors and had children fathered by them. Human rights organisation Amnesty International on Monday blamed the Nigerian security forces for failing to act on... [Full Article...]

Steinitz: Iran deal should be extended indefinitely

Steinitz: Iran deal should be extended indefinitely The proposal is allegedly part of an European Union strategy to appease US President Donald Trump and preserve the Iran nuclear deal. "We are determined to ensure that the Vienna accord is respected", French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told reporters on Monday before talks with his European Union counterparts, referring to the city where the 2015 deal was signed. [Full Article...]

Indians missing in Iraq are dead: Sushma Swaraj

Indians missing in Iraq are dead: Sushma Swaraj The family of 46-year-old Gobinder Singh is also demanding his DNA reports. He told us that he has been abducted. Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said in parliament today that all 39 Indians who had gone missing in Iraq have been confirmed dead. [Full Article...]

Trump tells Saudi prince he will work on arms deal

Trump tells Saudi prince he will work on arms deal The Saudi Crown Prince will meet with President Donald Trump and is also expected to meet with tech leaders during his stay. The White House today said there is an opportunity for Saudi Arabia to be a key interlocutor between the USA and Pakistan, as President Donald Trump has expressed dissatisfaction over "bare minimum" actions taken by Islamabad against terror groups. [Full Article...]

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Mississippi's New Abortion Law

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Mississippi's New Abortion Law Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said in an email to the AP that HB 1510 is a major step toward accomplishing the state's goal to protect the lives of the unborn, adding that he is committed to making the state "the safest place in America for an unborn child ". [Full Article...]

Federal Judges Reject Lawsuit Over Pennsylvania District Map

Federal Judges Reject Lawsuit Over Pennsylvania District Map Supreme Court, which if granted would have kept the 2011 map in place for this year's election while they continued their appeal. "We continue to believe that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overstepped its authority in an unprecedented fashion when it legislated from the bench, by adding new requirements for drawing congressional districts which do not exist either in the Pennsylvania Constituti... [Full Article...]

President Trump, "Drug addiction not our future"

President Trump, President Donald Trump pushed for the country to "get tough" in the fight against opioids by cracking down on immigrant-filled sanctuary cities in a speech here Monday. "We're going to cut nationwide prescriptions by one-third", the president said. The president has attached the effort to his call for a wall along the southern USA border, saying it would cut the illegal flow of drugs and people ... [Full Article...]

Jim Carrey Slammed For Painting Believed To Be Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Jim Carrey Slammed For Painting Believed To Be Sarah Huckabee Sanders Monstrous!" he captioned the post. This political painting seemingly of Huckabee Sanders isn't the first go-round Carrey has had with portraits mocking political figures. Sanders" father, former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee also fired back at Carrey, tweeting: "Pathetic BULLY, sexist, hater, bigot & "Christaphobe" @ attacks @ for her faith; what would be hypocritical Hollywood react... [Full Article...]

United States actively looking into Venezuelan oil sanctions

United States actively looking into Venezuelan oil sanctions Banning Petro is not the only proactive measure taken by the Trump administration, as the President also "authorized Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to issue any necessary regulations to enforce his order ", according to a Bloomberg report . [Full Article...]

GOP Strategists Blame Saccone's 'Pornstache' For Pennsylvania Loss

GOP Strategists Blame Saccone's 'Pornstache' For Pennsylvania Loss A Democrat who ran against the corporate tax cuts, proudly for a woman's right to choose, and for healthcare for all winning here is another signal, following Doug Jones' win in Alabama, of a BLUE WAVE in 2018. If Democratic voters are unwilling to tolerate even moderately conservative candidates, their party's path to victory will be severely limited. A razor's edge separated Democrat Cono... [Full Article...]

Taiwan to seek exemption from United States steel tariffs

Taiwan to seek exemption from United States steel tariffs Retailers opposing the tariffs say more than $60 billion in tariffs could target products ranging from electronics to apparel, footwear and toys. The groups called on Trump to work with trade allies to push for changes to China's policies. [Full Article...]

Snow likely in Philly area from pair of coastal storms

Snow likely in Philly area from pair of coastal storms By Tuesday night , heavy rain will begin over portions of California, potentially leading to flash flooding and mudslides. A period of heavy snow is also possible with the onset of precipitation on Tuesday . in State College, Pennsylvania. Finally, expect strong winds on Tuesday along the coastline. Wednesday Night Snow, mainly before midnight. High near 36. [Full Article...]

White House says no more staff changes coming

White House says no more staff changes coming Chief of staff John Kelly , himself the subject of rumors that his days on the job are numbered, assured a group of staffers their jobs were safe, at least for now. Then, yesterday, the Trump administration imposed sanctions on numerous Russian individuals and organizations. In any case, if you thought Tillerson suffered enough public humiliation this week when the president fired him in a ... [Full Article...]

US media report: ISI still providing covert support to Taliban

US media report: ISI still providing covert support to Taliban It said the attack destroyed two foreign vehicles and killed between six and 10 people, but it denied any Afghan civilians were killed. It was the fourth suicide attack in Kabul in three weeks and comes days after the top U.S. "So this really is probably their best time to attempt a negotiation, because it's only going to get worse for them", he added, as both sides prepare for the start of ... [Full Article...]

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Re-Elected for Second Five-Year Term

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Re-Elected for Second Five-Year Term On Saturday, a key Xi ally, Wang Qishan, was appointed to the previously ceremonial post of vice president. Earlier on March 11, the National People's Congress passed a constitutional amendment to remove any term limits enabling Xi Jinping to hold presidential office well beyond 2023. [Full Article...]

Palestinian stabs Israeli in Jerusalem, shot dead by police

Palestinian stabs Israeli in Jerusalem, shot dead by police However, the Shin Bet quickly dismissed the reports, claiming that the terrorist was a Palestinian resident of Nablus. Tensions were high on Friday as Palestinians commemorated 100 days since U.S. Israel's defense minister later called for executing the attacker and demolishing his family's home . "Trump and his successors would fail to move their embassy to Jerusalem, just like their predece... [Full Article...]

John Goodman Lampoons Rex Tillerson on SNL

John Goodman Lampoons Rex Tillerson on SNL Goodman really had to make most of it up, including saying "The Rexy is loose" while acting like a dinosaur. They took turns apologizing for briefly working for a fictional movie producer dubbed the "Canadian Harvey Weinstein", in the skit that poked gentle fun at the Canadian talent for apologizing. [Full Article...]

Turkey-backed Syrian forces seize control of Afrin's centre

Turkey-backed Syrian forces seize control of Afrin's centre The Kurdish militia called the assault on Afrin an "occupation" and vowed a "new phase" of guerrilla tactics against Turkish troops and its allied Syrian fighters. "Reports that Turkish armed forces bombed a hospital in Afrin are false", the military said on Twitter, adding that it was carrying out the campaign in a way that would not hurt civilians. [Full Article...]

Patrick's Day brings drunk driving patrols

Patrick's Day brings drunk driving patrols The popular St. Patrick's Day holiday previous year left three people dead and 66 injured statewide as a result of crashes in which drivers were under the influence of something, the CHP said. Plan a way to get home or designate a sober driver in advance. Marijuana use can also be impairing, especially in combination with alcohol or other drugs, and can result in a DUI. [Full Article...]

Florida State routs Missouri, advances in NCAA Tournament

Florida State routs Missouri, advances in NCAA Tournament Mizzou went without its two starting post players, Cierra Porter and Jordan Frericks, for nearly the entire second quarter because of foul trouble. The Florida State Seminoles defeated the Missouri Tigers , 66-52, on Friday night in Nashville. [Full Article...]


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