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Trailblazing geochemist Katsuko Saruhashi honoured in Google Doodle

Trailblazing geochemist Katsuko Saruhashi honoured in Google Doodle

She also conducted research on the effects of atmospheric nuclear testing in the 1950s by measuring the amount of radioactivity in seawater. Working at the Central Meteorological Observatory, she foun...

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May welcomes EU's offer for Brexit transition

May welcomes EU's offer for Brexit transition

The approval of a negotiating mandate for talks on Britain's future economic relationship will herald the beginning of imminent trade talks and follow three months of intense negotiations over a withd...

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US quietly dropped assault charges against 11 Erdogan…

US quietly dropped assault charges against 11 Erdogan…

Last month, prosecutors dropped charges against seven others. In comments to the Wall Street Journal , U.S. officials said that the prosecutors in the case were not pressured to drop the charges. T...

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Second senior United States official sent to Taiwan under new travel act

Second senior United States official sent to Taiwan under new travel act

In a visit likely to further irritate China , US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alex Wong will be in Taiwan this week, the island's foreign ministry said . FILE - A demonstrator holds flags of ...

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Trump says he wants ban on bump stock devices

Trump says he wants ban on bump stock devices

As I promised, today the Department of Justice will issue the rule banning BUMP STOCKS with a mandated comment period". President Donald Trump weighed in on the decision on Twitter , blaming th...

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Judge rejects Trump's bid to dismiss 'Apprentice' groping suit

Judge rejects Trump's bid to dismiss 'Apprentice' groping suit

The ruling came in a lawsuit brought by Summer Zervos in state court in Manhattan in January 2017. Clifford is now involved in a lawsuit against the president in an attempt to nullify a non-disclo...

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Five Catalan separatists detained, including presidential candidate

Five Catalan separatists detained, including presidential candidate

Former Catalan parliamentary speaker Carme Forcadell , ex-Catalan minister Jordi Turull -who had been proposed as Catalonia's next president- and three more officials are expected to enter prisons ...

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Kidambi Srikanth Eyes CWG 2018 Glory After Successful 2017

Kidambi Srikanth Eyes CWG 2018 Glory After Successful 2017

We called these extra officials but in fact these are not extra officials. The IOA secretary general, Rajeev Mehta, clarified that a list of 222 athletes and 74 officials, apart from the 20-odd extr...

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Dublin Fire Brigade share photos of the devastation in Ballymun's Metro Hotel

Dublin Fire Brigade share photos of the devastation in Ballymun's Metro Hotel

Local police the Gardai said: "Diversions in place at Santry Cross, Ballymun Road due to an incident". According to the eyewitness John Sheridan, "at least five floors" of the building may be covered ...

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Support soars for stricter gun control laws

Support soars for stricter gun control laws

President of the NYU College Democrats Fadumo Osman, a senior studying Computer Science and Politics in CAS, also dislikes Marco Rubio's positions on gun control due to his refusal to stop accepting c...

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Boris Johnson, Britain's Top Diplomat, Compares Putin's Russia to Nazi Germany

Boris Johnson, Britain's Top Diplomat, Compares Putin's Russia to Nazi Germany

Initially, Germany tried to bar Jewish and nonwhite athletes from the games, though Hitler backed down after threats of a boycott. The Foreign Secretary says Putin wants to portray Russian Federat...

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Forget Trump's Trade War: Markets Sink as Risk of Real War Rises

Forget Trump's Trade War: Markets Sink as Risk of Real War Rises

The administration will also restrict Chinese investments in US companies. The Foreign Ministry on Friday said that it did not want a trade war with the United States and that any such developme...

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Trump says he is considering veto of $1.3 trillion budget

The House passed the spending plan Thursday afternoon in a 256-167 vote , with conservatives in that chamber also raising concern about the lack of funding for Trump's border wall, as well as the f...

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USA approves $1 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia

USA approves $1 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia

Hours earlier, Prince Mohammed met Mattis, who characterized Saudi Arabia as " part of the solution " in Yemen, which has been ripped apart by civil war. The State Department says the administration...

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Michigan Basketball: 3 things we learned from win over Texas A&M

Michigan Basketball: 3 things we learned from win over Texas A&M

Few teams have the combination of length and athleticism that the Seminoles have to offer, and that allows them to create turnovers on defense, leading to a deadly fast-break attack. The Michigan W...

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Turkey neutralizes 3698 terrorists in Afrin op

Turkey neutralizes 3698 terrorists in Afrin op

They looted shops and homes, with an AFP reporter saying fighters manning checkpoints on Monday were still joking about their spoils. The International Committee of the Red Cross on Monday called for ...

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Shehu Abdullahi: Time for Super Eagles to fly against Poland

Shehu Abdullahi: Time for Super Eagles to fly against Poland

Victor Moses converted a 61st minute penalty to give Nigeria the win even though the over-all performance left much to be desired. Poland will begin their 2018 Fifa World Cup campaign against...

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Woman accused of letting men assault kids in exchange for money, drugs

Woman accused of letting men assault kids in exchange for money, drugs

The children were made to perform sex acts and pose naked for photos, an informant told police. The pair told police they had sexual contact in his vehicle, his house and the community center, and t...

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U.S. sanctions Iranians for hacking American, foreign colleges

U.S. sanctions Iranians for hacking American, foreign colleges

The defendants were involved in various capacities with the Mabna Institute , a company based in Iran that, according to the Justice Department , has been coordinating cyberattacks to steal acad...

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Facebook 'caught flat-footed' on data scandal

Facebook 'caught flat-footed' on data scandal

Cambridge Analytica's announcement came as 18 law enforcement officers in the United Kingdom searched the firm's offices in London . Facebook spokeswoman Christine Chen has said that "we ended ou...

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US, South Korea Resume Military Exercises; North Korea Shouldn't Be Pressured

US, South Korea Resume Military Exercises; North Korea Shouldn't Be Pressured

Lee made the remark during a ceremony commemorating the North's 2010 sinking of the South Korean warship Cheonan near the western sea border, which left 46 sailors dead, and other battles with the Nor...

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DILG enjoins LGUs to support Earth Hour 2018 on March 24

DILG enjoins LGUs to support Earth Hour 2018 on March 24

Salazar will officially kick off the Earth Hour 2018 observance with simple ceremonies, which will include the Habagat Earth Hour Night Ride. A new report released today by BC Hydro finds most B...

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Auto bomb kills 13 outside sports stadium in Afghanistan

Auto bomb kills 13 outside sports stadium in Afghanistan

Helmand police spokesman Salam Afghan told AFP that at least 10 people had been killed and 35 others wounded in the attack. There were fears the figure could rise, however, with the health ministr...

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USA first lady Melania Trump 'furious' about chaotic White House life

USA first lady Melania Trump 'furious' about chaotic White House life

The smiling shot was posted the same week a source close to the first lady told PEOPLE that the former model is "furious" over the nonstop controversies engulfing the White House and her husband's...

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LeBron's historic night leads Cavs past Raptors, Howard tallies rare 30-30

LeBron's historic night leads Cavs past Raptors, Howard tallies rare 30-30

Moving forward should the Raptors be anxious? Pictured: Mar 21, 2018; Cleveland , OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers center Kevin Love (0) celebrates his three-point basket with forward LeBron James ...

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Bolton may herald rightward shift in Trump's foreign policy

Bolton may herald rightward shift in Trump's foreign policy

With Gary Cohn announcing his exit as the chief economic adviser to the President on March 6, the economic agenda of Mr. Trump is being guided by Peter Navarro, Director of the National Trade Counci...

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Messi scores superb solo strike in Argentina training

Messi scores superb solo strike in Argentina training

Messi is Argentina's all-time leading goal scorer with 61 goals in 122 caps and Sampaoli conceded that the side belongs to the captain more than it does the manager. Messi is not the only threat as ...

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Florida student charged with bringing gun to school

Florida student charged with bringing gun to school

Police visited his house more than 30 times , with reports that Cruz had pointed guns at people. A Broward Sheriff's Office news release says the agency filed for a risk protection order agai...

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Trump threatens to veto spending Bill just passed

Trump threatens to veto spending Bill just passed

But speaking to reporters at the White House less than four hours later, Trump said he had made a decision to sign the bill despite his reservations, arguing that it provides much-needed funding f...

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Big retailers push back on Trump tariffs on China

Big retailers push back on Trump tariffs on China

President Donald Trump is poised to unveil sanctions against China on Thursday for the "theft" of U.S. intellectual property, fueling fears of a trade war as Beijing vowed to retaliate. EU Trade...

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