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LATEST warning from Met Éireann on approaching stormy weather

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The cold forecast comes just weeks after the region felt the chill of the Beast from the East, which closed roads, disrupted travel and closed schools across the country. A cold easterly airflow is expected to develop during the coming weekend and is likely to last until early next week. Temperatures will gradually get colder as we head towards the weekend, with the weather not expected to get above 2°C on Saturday. Read More »

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's production company to add 'inclusion riders'

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Paul Feig is the latest filmmaker to adopt an inclusion rider for his projects that are set to be produced under his banner, Feigco Entertainment. Actress-educator Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni , a childhood friend of the duo, who are coproducing her one-woman stage show, "One Drop of Love", tweeted the announcement Monday from the annual South by Southwest Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas. Read More »

Saudi Arabia not ready for Aramco IPO this year

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The likely delay was communicated by Saudi officials to their counterparts in the United Kingdom, the Financial Times reported Sunday. London still had a good chance to secure the listing, which would value the company at $2 trillion, but a foreign flotation would likely happen only in 2019 at the earliest, according to the FT. Read More »

January Nebraska jobless rate matches December

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Iowa and Vermont joined Nebraska at the January rate of 2.9 percent. So those states have not enjoyed unemployment so low in at least 42 years. The state reported that the number of people working in SC in January was again above 2.2 million. Read More »

Mattis: Some Taliban have shown interest in talks to end Afghan war

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Thanks to the political process, Mattis said America is now looking towards victory in Afghanistan after more than 16 years of conflict. But he said it was still too much to expect the whole Taliban to do so. Last month President Ghani, hosting an global conference in Kabul, offered the Taliban a ceasefire and political recognition to come to the peace table without preconditions. Read More »

See Doomed Helicopter Take Flight Moments Before Crashing in NYC River

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A police source identified the pilot as 33-year-old Richard Vance . Six people were aboard chopper when it crashed, the U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement. He also interned with ABC News affiliate WFAA-TV where his father, Jerry, was the station's production manager. An attorney for victim Trevor Cadigan told CBS2 the family intends to sue Liberty Helicopters, which owned the aircraft. Read More »

'Hallmarks of genocide' in Myanmar: UN expert

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Wells said the new development makes it impossible for the Myanmar government to fulfill its pledge to allow Rohingya refugees to return to their homes. Lee echoed a call from United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein last week for the creation of a new worldwide probe tasked with preparing criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar . Read More »

White House proposes school safety plan, arming teachers

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But that comes more than five months after a man killed 58 people in Las Vegas using multiple AR-15 rifles equipped with the devices, which turn semi-automatic rifles into machine guns, and they are still on sale. "He is much taller than I thought", Trump said, directly addressing the 5-foot-6 second baseman and turning to shake his hand. What Trump says and does is almost always some synthesis of whatever he thinks will enable him to achieve the end he wants at any given time. Read More »

Around 18 Afghan Soldiers Killed Fighting In Western Province

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Follow Trend on Telegram. The exact number of killed or wounded is still not clear as the fighting is still under way, officials said. Head of the provincial council Fared Bakhtawar said today that seven army commandos and eight policemen were among those killed in Bala Buluk district. Read More »

Outrage as Indian doctors prop patient's head with his own amputated leg

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The minister told reporters that departmental proceedings would be initiated against the consultant doctor, Dr Praveen Saraogi who was supposed to be on call in the emergency ward at the time of the incident. 'He was given immediate medical aid. "Finally, after about two hours, I managed to get a pillow for him from the market and that's when the leg was removed". Read More »

KCR names 3 TRS candidates for RS polls

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The stage is set for the Rajya Sabha elections. Besides former Congress stalwart Rane, the BJP nominated industrialist-politician Rajeev Chandrashekhar from Karnataka and Kirori Lal Meena, the Rajasthan leader who returned to the party after a decade on Sunday. Read More »

Clemson to play New Mexico St. in first round of NCAA tourney

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The Tigers, the No. 5 seed in the NCAA Tournament, are back in the Big Dance for the first time since 2011 and will face No. 12 seed New Mexico State. Anytime we've played on the big stage, we've played really well. "I don't know much of the team, the College of Charleston, so far". Auburn is slated in the Midwest bracket, which includes top seeds Kansas, Duke, and Michigan State. Read More »

Warren says she has no intention of running for U.S. presidency

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In the speech, Warren, who doesn't claim citizenship in a tribe, said, "My mother's family was part Native American". The senator said she believes the issue was "fully litigated" during the 2012 campaign when her opponent then-Sen. her father's family was opposed to him marrying her mother because she was part Native American. "I am very anxious that they're going to take advantage of him", Warren said. Read More »

China says trade war with U.S. will bring disaster

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A trade war between China and the United States would be disastrous not only for the two countries involved, but also the rest of the world, Beijing warned on Sunday. The Trump administration has urged Beijing to take steps to reduce the U.S. Trade tensions between China and the United States have risen since Mr Trump took office. Read More »

Thousands of Indian farmers march to Mumbai seeking govt support

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The farmers' demands include a complete loan waiver, fair price for farm produce, implementation of the Swaminathan Commission's recommendations, and compensation for hailstorm-affected farmers among other things. However, Ajit Navale, leader of the Communist Party and convenor of the Kisan Sabha, which is spearheading the protest, refused to be drawn into any discussions at this stage and made a decision to go ahead with the March. Read More »

India greets French President Macron for four-day trip

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On Friday, Macron inspected a Guard of Honour, visited Raj Ghat and met Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj before holding a bilateral meeting with PM Modi. Giving a boost to their strategic partnership, India and France on Saturday vowed to strengthen defence and energy ties with each other. In the morning, the visiting leader will be accorded Ceremonial Reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Read More »

US Reacts to President Kenyatta-Raila Unity Pledge

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One analyst said his arrival could be linked to the rapprochement between Kenyatta and Odinga. "We believe that there are actions that need to be taken in Kenya and that they need to correct certain actions like shutting down independent TV stations and threatening the independence of the courts", he said. Read More »

France's Le Pen set to field new name for far-right party

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Former White House strategist Steve Bannon re-energized France's struggling far-right National Front party Saturday by speaking at a party congress and telling Marine Le Pen's nationalist supporters: "History is on our side". All eyes instantly turned to her glamorous niece, 28-year-old former MP Marion Marechal-Le Pen. "We're at a turning point ... don't bury us", she said in an interview with France's Le Figaro newspaper published Friday. Read More »

India has played responsible role in Afghan economic development

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India has played a responsible role in the economic development of Afghanistan , the Trump administration said today noting that the trilateral India-Afghan-US cooperation is not aimed at Pakistan . "The Taliban has increased its assaults in various parts of the country", said Taj Mohammad Ahmadzada, an Afghan analyst. Yamamoto stressed that President Ashraf Ghani "offered peace to the Taliban without preconditions, and laid out a path for negotiations with ... Read More »

Meghan Markle Baptized Into Church of England Ahead of Royal Wedding

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Meghan Markle might not be a royal quite yet, but she's already using her powerful podium to inspire the masses, with a particular focus on the feminist issues that are most important to her. Meghan was speaking to Tasneem Chihani, 14, who picked Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon, the founder of the social enterprise " Stemettes ", as her inspiring woman. Read More »

Amid lull, Red Cross delivers aid to Syria's Ghouta

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The Syrian government has reportedly captured the central town of Misraba, and advanced onwards into surrounding farmland. The International Committee of the Red Cross said the aid convoy passed through front lines and was heading to the enclave's biggest town, Douma . Read More »