by | March 03, 2018 | 23:34

The White House is hosting the summit to highlight Trump administration efforts to combat the opioid crisis . "Between 1980 and today, the number of drug dealers behind bars has gone up by a factor of 30 and the prices of heroin and cocaine have fallen more than 90 percent".

by | March 03, 2018 | 23:08

Six of its MLAs had deserted the party in 2016 and switched over to Trinamool Congress and subsequently joined the BJP past year. There will be no impact on Karnataka poll which is due in two months. Congress has been rejected in Tripura and Nagaland... While Left parties would have to do some serious introspection, the Congress should also do the same and rework its neoliberal economic programme, he said.

by | March 03, 2018 | 22:42

By Friday evening they had identified the victims of the morning's campus shooting as his parents, James Eric Davis Sr. and Diva Jeneen Davis . The suspect was seen and reported by an individual on a train passing through the north end of campus shortly after midnight.

by | March 03, 2018 | 22:38

Carson said he requested the swap because the existing set was "30 to 50 years old and beyond fix". Foster has also said that she had to justify paying for a security system installed at Carson's Virginia home, all with taxpayer funds. A spokesperson for HUD told TPM Wednesday, referring to Foster: "It's not unusual for Senior Executive Service (SES) employees to be rotated". Rest assured that there has been no dishonesty or wrongdoing by us.

by | March 03, 2018 | 22:34

The ED claimed that three summons were issued to Modi, two via email. The agency had said in its applications filed through advocate Hiten Venegaonkar that Modi and Choksi were the ultimate beneficiaries and were the ones to take the decisions to access forged Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) from PNB .

by | March 03, 2018 | 22:24

President Donald Trump was not at the White House at the time. A man is now being treated for gunshot wounds after shooting himself outside of the White House, according to the U.S. It is unclear if the incident was politically connected in nature. Such disturbances outside the White House are not uncommon. Stick with CBS New York for more on this developing story .

by | March 03, 2018 | 21:24

Thousands flocked to candlelit anti-corruption protests and memorials held across Slovakia on Friday. Media watchdogs, including Reporters Without Borders (RSF), are also criticizing Fico and other European leaders for their harsh rhetorical attacks against journalists.

by | March 03, 2018 | 21:11

The city experienced its third-highest storm tide on record on Friday morning at 14.67 feet. Others were an 11-year-old boy in NY state; a 57-year-old man in Upper Merion, Pennsylvania; a 77-year-old woman in Baltimore; a 72-year-old man in Newport, Rhode Island and a 44-year-old man in James City County, Virginia, ABC News reported.

by | March 03, 2018 | 18:46

Polling was on Saturday underway in Pakistan's four provincial and national assemblies to elect 52 members of Senate-the upper house of parliament, according to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). "Action would be taken against anyone using a fake ballot paper while there would be a complete ban on taking it outside the polling station", the ECP has stated.

by | March 03, 2018 | 18:12

Australia were 300 for eight at lunch, with Marsh unbeaten on 60. As for South Africa's age-old problem against spin, de Villiers put some of that down to conditions, which he expects to become more hard to bat on as the match goes on. It was not an elegant way to end his innings, which featured sharp chances on 42 and 66, but the West Australian's knock was the difference between a sub-par total and something far-more respectable.

by | March 03, 2018 | 18:12

Some of the areas where people have been advised to leave their homes in the latest warning overlap with places hit by debris flows in January, Hoover said. "Due to the size and breadth of the evacuation area, we will not be able to notify everyone in person", the sheriff's said, although deputies will be going door-to-door in neighborhoods of "extreme risk".

by | March 03, 2018 | 17:46

Kennedy International. Flight tracking website says more than 1,000 flights involving United States airports have been canceled for Friday. The front edge of the storm dumped up to a foot of snow on northeast OH, with strong winds leading to power outages and school closings. Temporary flood barriers in advance of a coastal storm in Boston , Massachusetts, US.

by | March 03, 2018 | 16:30

India, on the other hand, is looking to check China's growing presence in Southeast Asia. "India and Vietnam enjoy warm and cordial relationship with common roots in history", Kumar said. Vietnam is now the country coordinator for India with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) regional bloc. He received a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan accompanied by President Ramnath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

by | March 03, 2018 | 16:07

Turkey launched an offensive into Afrin in January against the US -backed Kurdish YPG militia, which Ankara regards as a terrorist group linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) which has waged a three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state.

by | March 03, 2018 | 15:40

It was very fast. "I'm just so angry", said the woman, whom CBC is not identifying to protect her privacy. "He said it out loud like it was a joke, but it still made me feel uncomfortable". Meanwhile, a customer who asked for a refund over email for Hedley's show in Summerside, P.E.I., was told her request had been denied because the band "is still scheduled to perform and refunds are not available".

by | March 03, 2018 | 15:34

Sanchez is in prison facing charges of sedition. Some politicians in the independence camp want former regional head Puigdemont to govern from Brussels, where he has been in self-imposed exile since October, but such a solution faces many potential legal hurdles.

by | March 03, 2018 | 14:35

However, the first responding officers to arrive were then attacked by people at the scene, and the Gardai drew ASPs (batons) and pepper spray for personal protection but did not use them and were forced to retreated. "In fact, those involved are likely the same people who have terrorised people in the community for years". The local authorities have condemned the incident, saying it has tarnished the image of the whole community.

by | March 03, 2018 | 13:32

A Rocklin snowboarder missing since Thursday was found dead Friday morning at Squaw Valley Ski Resort, the Placer County Sheriff's Office reports. At daylight Friday, Squaw Valley Ski Patrol teams conducted avalanche hazard mitigation work in the area.

by | March 03, 2018 | 11:51

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Trudeau aide Gerald Butts, Transport Minister Marc Garneau, and Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr have reached out to American officials or the business community in recent days.

by | March 03, 2018 | 11:30

During Trudeau's visit to India, Atwal was photographed with members of the Canadian PM's entourage, including his wife Sophie, at a Mumabi event. It was during the media briefing that Jean suggested Atwal's presence during Trudeau's trip was arranged by factions within the Indian government who want to prevent Prime Minister Narendra Modi from getting too cosy with a foreign government they believe is not committed to a united India.

by | March 03, 2018 | 11:08

West Africa's arid Sahel region is suffering a spike in violence by militant groups, some with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State, that is drawing an increasingly aggressive response from countries including France and the United States. "The priority is to keep the pressure up and develop the capacities of the national armies", a French presidential official said, stressing that the G5 force was not an "exit strategy" for Operation Barkhane, France's anti-jihadist mission in the region.

by | March 03, 2018 | 10:03

Sylvain Castonguay, a DTE Energy general supervisor who just returned from Puerto Rico , speaks with Detroit Today hostStephen Hendersonabout his time on the island. He said the government would receive more materials in the coming weeks for the power restoration effort, including almost 250 transformers, more than 7,400 electrical posts and more than 1,000 miles of cable.

by | March 03, 2018 | 09:46

Separately, an orange snow-ice warning is in place for Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo. The red alert covers Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Wicklow and Meath and is active until midday on Thursday. She warn "serious significant falls of snow". Dublin Airport has reported a number of flight cancellations. Met Éireann said: "Exceptionally cold weather will occur this week".

by | March 03, 2018 | 06:57

Both of them performed duties for the Springboks at the 2011 and 2015 Rugby World Cup tournaments, and bring with them a wealth of experience. Forty-five year-old Erasmus, victor of the Guinness PRO12 Coach of the Season Award in 2017, takes over South African coaching duties from Allister Coetzee, who had been in charge of the Boks for two years.

by | March 03, 2018 | 06:36

Western New York on Friday was blanketed with heavy snow. And New York's governor issuing a travel advisory . In Putnam Valley, New York, an 11-year-old boy was killed when a tree crashed into his home, WPIX television reported, citing Putnam County sheriff's deputies.