First day of government shutdown ends in standoff

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers were locked in a standoff with Democrats on Saturday over the U.S. government shutdown, with Republicans saying they would not negotiate on immigration until the government is reopened. Funding for federal...

/ January 21, 2018

Security Forces Should Be Able To Tackle Cyber Threats, Says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said hacking websites and data leaks also indirectly imperil the national security. (PTI) New Delhi:  Security agencies’ personnel, including those from special commando forces such as the National Security Guard or the NSG, should be trained in tackling...

/ January 21, 2018

New Trump campaign ad on murder raises heat in shutdown fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign on Saturday issued a new video ad calling Democrats “complicit” in murders committed by illegal immigrants, during a government shutdown partly triggered by an impasse over immigration. The Trump campaign released...

/ January 20, 2018

Post-Shutdown, Uncertainty Hangs Over Trump Davos Trip

Donald Trump would also not head south to Florida this weekend as initially planned. (File) Washington:  US President Donald Trump’s participation at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland next week could be thrown into question now that the federal...

/ January 20, 2018

As Trump begins second year, women stage nationwide protests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Many thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women’s March, a nationwide series of protests against U.S. President Donald Trump marking the end of his tumultuous first year in office....

/ January 20, 2018

Lifting The Veil On Tokyo Auto Salon

We Crave More Than Just Looks Shows are a tough one for me. I love the visuals, the cars built to grab attention, and all the new styling products that go with them. But it doesn’t last long. Sooner or later I...

/ January 20, 2018

Fire Officer Who Cleared Kamala Mills Pubs A Week Before Fire, Arrested

Mumbai police have arrested 11 people after the Kamala Mills Fire on December 29. (AFP) Mumbai:  A Mumbai fire station officer is among the three people arrested late on Saturday for the devastating fire at the two upscale restaurants in...

/ January 20, 2018

Trump to Democrats: no immigration talk until U.S. government reopened

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers took a tough stance on Saturday after the U.S. Congress failed to fund federal agencies, saying they would not negotiate on immigration until Democrats help end the government shutdown. Funding for...

/ January 20, 2018

In New York, tourists left high and dry as Statue of Liberty shuts down

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Tourists who came to Battery Park in lower Manhattan hoping to catch a ferry to the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor got an unpleasant surprise on Saturday, learning the must-see destination was closed because...

/ January 20, 2018

Women’s March protesters blast Trump as president touts gains

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women’s March, a nationwide series of protests against U.S. President Donald Trump marking the end of his tumultuous first year in office. The...

/ January 20, 2018