Esteri Fitch downgrades South Africa's credit rating to junk status
Author: 0 Fitch downgrades South Africa's credit rating to junk status

All backgrounds In Cape Town city centre alone, more than 30,000 people from all backgrounds marched peacefully to parliament, calling for an end to government corruption and Mr Zuma's presidency. "There is a change coming", said Potgieter. Hundreds of veterans of the ANC's armed anti-apartheid struggle and members of the ruling party's youth wing have gathered outside its headquarters to prtoect the building.

Author: 0 European Union expands sanctions against North Korea

The Pentagon says Wednesday's test was of an extended-range Scud missile that suffered an in-flight failure before crashing into the sea. "North Korea launched yet another intermediate range ballistic missile". Xi, China's president, is scheduled to meet with Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate on Thursday and Friday. "China has great influence over North Korea".

Esteri Warner Says 'Great, Great Deal of Smoke' on Russian Federation
Author: 0 Warner Says 'Great, Great Deal of Smoke' on Russian Federation

US intelligence agencies concluded in January that Putin had ordered a hacking campaign that saw sensitive emails from Democratic leaders released ahead of the November election to help Trump defeat his Democrat rival Hillary Clinton . United States senators probing possible links between Russian Federation and the Trump team have been told to "follow the dead bodies" as they hunt for evidence of the Kremlin's involvement in last year's presidential election.

Esteri American soldier killed fighting ISIS in Afghanistan
Author: 0 American soldier killed fighting ISIS in Afghanistan

The soldier, who was not identified, was killed late Saturday during an operation in Nangarhar Province, according to the statement. A USA soldier was killed while conducting operations against the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Afghanistan late on Saturday, a US military spokesman said in a message posted on Twitter.

Esteri Boris Johnson cancels visit to Moscow due April 10 - Foreign Office
Author: 0 Boris Johnson cancels visit to Moscow due April 10 - Foreign Office

My priority is now to continue contact with the United States and others in the run up to the G7 meeting on 10 and 11 April, to build coordinated global support for a ceasefire on the ground and an intensified political process. "Such tough statements have been made for some time, and, in general, they did not contribute to the elaboration of a constructive bilateral agenda", Godovanyuk said".

Esteri At least 1 dead after shooting near upscale mall in South Florida
Author: 0 At least 1 dead after shooting near upscale mall in South Florida

Officials said the shooting appears to have been confined to the gym. "I had just left Equinox", Shed Boren told the newspaper. "I could hear at least two shots first". "This wasn't someone who made a decision to kill a bunch of people". The gunfire sent shoppers running for cover, according to witnesses. Alvaro Zabaleta of the Miami-Dade Police Department says detectives have responded to the scene of the shooting in Coral Gables that resulted in one death.

Author: 0 Far-left Melenchon on high ahead of French election debate

But with Macron and Le Pen both leading the polls at 25%, they both rounded on each other in the hopes of denting their respective counterpart's prospects. "For someone who is anti-European, it doesn't bother you to nick from EU coffers", he said - referring to a probe into whether the MEP illicitly paid FN members with European parliament funds.

Esteri This news anchor reads out breaking news of her husband's death
Author: 0 This news anchor reads out breaking news of her husband's death

After realizing about her Husband's death, Kaur continued reading the news for next ten minutes. As the information came in, the reporter did not reveal names of those involved in the accident, but the details were enough for the 28-year-old anchor to realise that the news was about her husband.

Esteri Health Care Debacle: Trump Attacks Conservatives Over Bill Failure
Author: 0 Health Care Debacle: Trump Attacks Conservatives Over Bill Failure

A substantial majority of the Freedom Caucus opposed the health care bill that was pushed by both the White House and House Speaker Paul Ryan, arguing that the bill did not do enough to substantively repeal Obamacare. That's a smart strategy as even the Freedom Caucus is likely to be receptive to tax reform. "Our Democratic friends ought to be pretty happy about that because we have the existing law in place and I think we're just gonna have to see how that works out".

Author: 0 Chris Christie is halting payments from New Jersey Transit to Amtrak

On Wednesday, Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said in a letter to Amtrak that he directed NJ Transit to withhold funds it normally pays Amtrak for maintenance and repairs until an independent inspection verifies that Amtrak's Northeast Corridor is in a state of good fix.

Esteri Russia, attacco San Pietroburgo: responsabile è un kamikaze kirghiso
Author: 0 Russia, attacco San Pietroburgo: responsabile è un kamikaze kirghiso

Intanto gli investigatori russi hanno fermato tre persone , provenienti dall'Asia centrale, che "avevano instaurato contatti" con il presunto autore dell'attentato. Per ora dunque, in attesa delle conferme del dna, si può parlare solo di indiscrezioni su chi o come abbia agito nel vagone esploso e anche nella stazione di Ploshad Vostannaya dove è stato ritrovato un ordigno inesploso della potenza di 200-300 grammi di tritolo.

Esteri Democrats push to link Syria strike, refugee ban
Author: 0 Democrats push to link Syria strike, refugee ban

Instead the USA and Russian Federation negotiated an agreement for Assad to surrender his chemical weapons stockpile, an accord that the Syrian government appears to have breached. "Now we must move to a new phase: a drive toward a political solution to this horrific conflict". United Nations secretary-general António Guterres appealed to all parties involved in the Syrian conflict for restraint.

Author: 0 Judge Denies DOJ Request To Postpone Consent Decree Hearing

While it may be hard for the Justice Department to undo agreements authorized by courts and with independent monitors in place, reforms are at risk in cities where a judge has yet to approve a decree (Baltimore) or where negotiations are still underway (Chicago).

Author: 0 UN Security Council strongly condemns N.Korea missile test

Attempting to heal old wounds, Xi told Trump that there are "a thousand reasons to make the China-U.S. relationship work, and no reasons to break it". North Korea first took the lead with Sung Hyung-shim's goal in the first half, but South Korean Jang Seul-gi scored an equalizer in the second half to save the visitors from a defeat.

Esteri Tottenham stages late fightback, wins 3-1 at Swansea
Author: 0 Tottenham stages late fightback, wins 3-1 at Swansea

Pochettino heaped praise on his players for a stunning late recovery that denied relegation-threatened Swansea a first ever Premier League victory over their high-flying peers that will have silenced those who have Spurs down as so-called chokers.

Author: 0 Yankees' Greg Bird sits with sore right ankle

He finished 2-for-2 with three RBIs, the big hit being a two-run homer, his first as a Yankee, and his averaged jumped to.308. "I said this from the first day of spring training, that I understand what the contract says, but it has nothing to do with how I perform out there on the mound", Tanaka said.

Esteri Not so silent night: Dallas emergency siren system hacked
Author: 0 Not so silent night: Dallas emergency siren system hacked

Friday night and were shut down at 1:17 a.m. Saturday morning, completing around 15 cycles of a 90-second emergency warning. "It does appear at this time that it was a hack", said Sana Syed, the city's public information officer, "and we do believe that this came from the Dallas area".

Esteri Pickering woman found dead in home
Author: 0 Pickering woman found dead in home

Police said the woman was pronounced dead on the scene. A warrant for second degree murder has been issued for Nicholas Tyler Baig, 25. A 27-year-old woman was found dead with what police described as obvious signs of violence. Police say he was last seen driving a black 2015 Infinity with the Ontario license plate, BVBP480. The suspect's name is not being released either and no suspect information is available.

Author: 0 Law Professor Weighs In On Gorsuch's Confirmation

A Coloradan will be sworn in as the next justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. After voting to change the rules by which Supreme Court justices are confirmed earlier this week, the Senate has confirmed Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, The New York Times confirmed.

Esteri White House to reveal financial information of top staff
Author: 0 White House to reveal financial information of top staff

Mr Kushner, 36, a senior adviser to Trump with far-reaching influence over domestic and foreign policy, was recently tapped by his father-in-law to lead a new White House office that aims to use business ideas to help streamline the government.

Esteri South Africans protest Zuma as country downgraded to junk
Author: 0 South Africans protest Zuma as country downgraded to junk

Fitch says the reshuffle, in which widely respected Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was sacked, will further discourage companies from investing in South Africa. His removal last week of popular finance minister Pravin Gordhan , seen by many as an anti-corruption figure, has unleashed a fresh bout of criticism.

Author: 0 Marine Le Pen strives to rebrand Front National as Jewish defence party

Fillon was once frontrunner in the election, but after the fake jobs allegations emerged his ratings tumbled and he is now trailing in third place in the election first round, according to opinion polls , which would mean elimination. Le Pen's fractious relationship with Europe was further exacerbated when European lawmakers voted to rescind her parliamentary immunity over a case involving violent images she posted on Twitter .

Esteri Indian shot dead in US; Probe underway
Author: 0 Indian shot dead in US; Probe underway

This resulted in his death", she said. According to Swaraj, Mr Jaryal had reached the U.S. only 25 days back. The attack on Vikram Jaryal comes within a month of Kansas hate crime where an Indian engineer was shot dead by a U.S. "This resulted in his death", Swaraj said. We are coordinating with the investigative agencies. He was behind the counter when two people in masks came in and robbed the store.

Author: 0 Goa govt assessing impact of liquor ban on tourism ?

The Supreme Court's verdict on banning all liquor shops within 500 metres of state and national highways has been made effective since yesterday. The ruling prompted some state and civic authorities to consider denotifying highways to skirt the ban.

Esteri Weather Channel mourns deaths of storm chasers
Author: 0 Weather Channel mourns deaths of storm chasers

In the early days of storm research, forecasters had no lead time to warn people that a tornado was approaching. Despite the added attention, those who knew the two men says they were always down to earth, a joy to be around and outstanding members of the community.

Author: 0 Full New York rail service expected, 4 days after derailment

According to Moorman, a routine inspection in the days before Monday's derailment noted the condition of the wooden ties that run crosswise under the rails and that they likely would need to be replaced later this year. NEW YORK (AP) - The disruptions and delays to rail service up and down the northeastern US this week apparently were caused by a few pieces of timber sitting under a piece of track in New York's Penn Station, a stark reminder of how one small glitch can send an entire region's ...

Author: 0 Canadian troops operate in east Mosul as mission extended

Jumaili was killed along with other commanders of the extremist group in an Iraqi Air Force strike in the al Qaim region, a military intelligence spokesperson told Reuters on Saturday. Fighting continues in the city's west. The head of Iraqi civil forces working at the Mosul site told CNN earlier this week that 141 bodies have been recovered.

Author: 0 Oxford beat Cambridge in the Boat Race

Drifting over towards the Oxford crew, there were hints of oars touching. By the first mile marker they had opened up an unassailable lead of 10 seconds and were left to race only against themselves and the clock, winning in a record time that was faster than their men's team past year.

Esteri Trump tells Abe all options on table to handle N. Korea
Author: 0 Trump tells Abe all options on table to handle N. Korea

On Sunday, Trump held out the possibility of using trade as a lever to secure Chinese cooperation, while suggesting Washington might deal with Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes on its own if need be. An EU statement said the new sanctions were imposed because North Korea had violated multiple United Nations resolutions and constituted "a grave threat to worldwide peace and security".

Esteri Seattle sues Trump administration over sanctuary city ban
Author: 0 Seattle sues Trump administration over sanctuary city ban

Murray said that, on the contrary, the administration is stirring fear in immigrant communities, which leads to less safe cities. "We intend to use all the lawful authority we have to make sure our state and local officials who are so important to law enforcement are in sync with the federal government", Sessions said .

Author: 0 Stockholm attack: Global leaders express sympathy for Sweden

Lofven said earlier in the day that "all indications are that it was a terrorist attack". Police told Reuters there had been a number of injuries. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte called the attack "terrible news" and said he had conveyed his country's condolences to his Swedish counterpart.

Esteri AIADMK leaders campaign with Jayalalithaa's corpse replica
Author: 0 AIADMK leaders campaign with Jayalalithaa's corpse replica

The election commission that took note of the allegation has now sent notices to both parties to adhere to the interim order passed by the full bench of the election commission that had chose to freeze the "two leaves" symbol after both factions staked claim to it.

Author: 0 Gorsuch may be decisive vote in divisive Supreme Court cases

WASHINGTON (AP) - After witnessing the grueling confirmation process for Judge Neil Gorsuch, it may be hard to believe people have begged off a seat on the Supreme Court. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellSenate speeds up Gorsuch confirmation vote GOP senator lobbying colleagues to keep legislative filibuster Romney exploring 2018 Senate run: report MORE (R-Ky.) announced that the Senate will vote on Gorsuch's nomination roughly two hours after they convene on Friday morning.

Esteri Xbox One
Author: 0 Xbox One "lost" the 360's reputation as best platform for devs

Microsoft managed to get the entire gaming community enthusiastic when it announced that it is working on a next-gen console that's been named Project Scorpio . The newest console from Microsoft will appeal to gamers who care about the specs but not to everyone else. In the end, Microsoft probably cares more about Xbox Live usage and game sales, and that would be fine.

Author: 0 Comedian Don Rickles has died at age 90

There will never be another Don Rickles . Speaking about his in-your-face insulting humour, Don said to the New York Daily News in 1996: "If I were to insult people and mean it, that wouldn't be amusing". He ended his tribute by reading some of the burn-filled notes Rickles sent him, then played a montage of the late comedian's appearances on " Jimmy Kimmel Live ".

Author: 0 5 times Don Rickles made us LOL

While he started with standard patter, he was quick with comebacks to hecklers and found that his retorts got the bigger laughs, so he incorporated insults into his act. "Because he was youthful and amusing and sharp and generous", Kimmel explained tearily, his hands clenched in front of him in an attempt to steady his voice.

Esteri No liquor shops will be shifted to residential areas: UP min
Author: 0 No liquor shops will be shifted to residential areas: UP min

Addressing the meeting, he said, "There is no bigger crime than domestic violence being faced by the women". "He appealed to public to not take law in their own hands and said that the state government respect the public sentiment", the spokesperson said.

Author: 0 Dispatcher says shot trooper mouthed, 'Help me'

After speaking for an hour and 40 minutes, the prosecutor asked the jury to provide "nothing less, and I mean nothing less, than full justice". Prosecutors say Frein shot Douglass as the trooper ran to see what had happened to Dickson. DeSarro said Frein, "Traveled through the darkness, maneuvered through the woods and slithered through the underbrush and waited". Bryon Dickson's body and ended up in reinforced glass inside the barracks.

Author: 0 Trial to resume in barracks ambush trial after suspect falls

Bryon K. Dickson II, 38, of Dunmore, and severely wounding Trooper Alex T. Douglass, 34, of Olyphant, by firing four shots from a high-powered rifle at the Blooming Grove state police barracks on Spt. Although no reason has been given for Eric Frein's medical care, it has delayed his pending trial. "He's not feeling well, but he'll be out", Weinstein said to Frein's parents.

Esteri Woman hurt in London terror attack dies
Author: 0 Woman hurt in London terror attack dies

Romanian tourist Andreea Cristea was visiting London with her partner, Andrei Burnaz , when Khalid Masood ran over several people on the Westminster Bridge, The Guardian reported . Scotland Yard have confirmed that five people, excluding the attacker himself, have now died following the terrorist incident near the UK's Houses of Parliament on Wednesday, March 23.

Author: 0 Is the Galaxy S8 another big win for Samsung?

It even has an augmented reality mode, which works nearly like AR glasses. But how secure is the S8's face recognition for keeping your data from prying eyes? However, some smartphone aficionados are hesitant to surrender to Galaxy S8's majestic appeal and they are the iPhone loyalists who refuse to accept that the Samsung flagship is taking over the mobile phone landscape.

Author: 0 PM Modi holds talks with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina today

Sheikh Hasina arrived in India Friday on a four-day state visit at an invitation of her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. Sheikh Hasina had visited India previous year to attend the BIMSTEC conference in Goa. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would receive a Benarasi sari, 2kg rosgolla and kalojam, 1kg sandesh and 2kg yogurt from Hasina. Apart from a "courtesy call on" by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Hasina's schedule today included events at the Bangladesh High ...

Esteri IT raids on TN Health Minister, others yield Rs 4.5 crore
Author: 0 IT raids on TN Health Minister, others yield Rs 4.5 crore

Simultaneously, another team landed at Vijaya Baker's house at Sourashtra Street in Iluppur. The documents are being scrutinised and IT officials would also submit a report to the Election Commission of India. He also urged the IT officials not to stop with the raids on few ministers, but extend the searches to former Chief Ministers and senior ministers.

Author: 0 Canada supports 'limited and focused' United States military action against Syria, Trudeau says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada supports the US military action against Syria. "The US strike was a proportionate response to unspeakable acts that gave rise to overwhelming humanitarian distress, Rycroft said". His brief Thursday speech condemned Syria not only for what Trump said were violations of the global treaty banning chemical warfare but also the United Nations Security Council resolutions that were created to eradicate Assad's stockpiles of lethal chemicals.

Author: 0 Ahmed Kathrada, South African Anti-Apartheid Activist, Dies at 87

Kathrada was sentenced to life imprisonment along with Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu, Govan Mbeki , Andrew Mlangeni, Billy Nair, Elias Motsoaledi, Raymond Mhlaba and Denis Goldberg when the trial ended in June 1964. He was among 2,000 people arrested and jailed for defying a law that discriminated against South African-Indians. His loyalty to the African National Congress included also criticising the party.