The 60th Annual Grammy Awards kicked off from Madison Square Garden Sunday night with a surprise collaborative performance by rapper Kendrick Lamar , rockers U2 and comedian Dave Chappelle . Kendrick Lamar earned a standing ovation for his powerful opening performance. Kesha - whose pleas to break a deal with her producer, whom she accused of rape, initially fell on deaf ears in the industry - brought some audience members to tears with her deeply personal song " Praying ".
Insurgents have attacked an Afghan army unit guarding a military academy in the capital Kabul killing at least two soldiers and wounding 10 others. Two of the attackers were killed in the gunbattle, two detonated their suicide vests and one was arrested by the troops, he said.
The session was also attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who urged the political leaders to ensure success of the Budget Session . The government on Sunday made it clear that it will leave "no stone unturned" to ensure the passage of the contentious triple talaq Bill in the Budget session of Parliament , which begins on Monday.
AAP MPs on Monday boycotted President Ram Nath Kovind's address to a joint sitting of the Parliament on the first day of the Budget Session where he said that empowerment and not appeasement of minorities is the government's mantra. Saying that it would discuss the Opposition's issues with the bill, the government requested their cooperation in passing the bill during the session.
White House counsel Don McGahn refused to order the Justice Department to fire Mueller because he disagreed with the President's reasoning, the source said. Boyd's letter said the Justice Department is "currently unaware of any wrongdoing relating to the FISA process", but that the department takes any allegation of such abuse seriously and "we agree that any abuse of that system can not be tolerated".
The attack started when five militants stormed a battalion of the army's Kabul 111 Division in the Charrah-i-Qambar area located in Police District 5 and also fired on the nearby Marshal Fahim National Defense University, according to sources.
As for polar ice levels, data shows that they are indeed - as Mr Trump stated - at "a record level", although not the level he had in mind. In an interview with Piers Morgan , the USA president explained how he perceived the very existence of climate change , which in fact appeared to contravene widespread scientific consensus.
Later today a cold front will push through bringing in some cloud cover for the late afternoon and evening. Yes this was a little cooler compared to Saturday but it was still close to 15 degrees above normal for this time of the year. The bottom line for Tuesday morning is that most of the accumulation is expected on the grass and the main roads should be fine. With the return of clearer conditions by daybreak on Monday , temperatures will turn chilly once again with morning ...
He repeated his stance in Davos, Switzerland, when sitting down with British journalist Piers Morgan for an interview aired on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported. In the build-up to his apology, Trump emphasized that he had only recently become aware of the nature of the group, and that stories about the group in the United States are less as popular than in Britain.
For weeks, residents of South Africa's second most populous urban area have been forming long lines to collect water every day. The organisation is now collecting bottled water at more than 70 collection points throughout South Africa. A severe drought has forced the city's municipality to limit consumption to 50 litres per person per day. Meanwhile, a slew of new water projects are also up and running, including three desalination plants and projects to tap groundwater.
According to the New York Times, ten monkeys were locked in airtight chambers and left to watch cartoons as they breathed in diesel fumes from a VW Beetle in 2014. The Stuttgart-based carmaker said it had launched an investigation into the tests on monkeys and humans which it considered "superfluous and repulsive".
In those 11 minutes, the Tide held Trae Young to zero points. It was only the second time this season Young - who came into the game leading the nation with more than 30 points per game - was held to fewer than 20 points. "They just threw different things at me the whole game". The rest of the team only made three second-half turnovers . Young needed more than 11 minutes to get free for his first basket of the game on a 10-foot floater in the lane, but Sexton responded nearly ...
In normal times, the river measures about 5 feet on the Austerlitz scale. "The mood is still good, we are used to it - in 20 years we are on our eighth or ninth flood", he said. Seemingly interminable rains in France over the past couple of weeks caused the river to rise inexorably, leading city authorities to shut down all boat traffic on the Seine in Paris , keeping tourists off the capital's famed sightseeing Bateaux Mouches.
The activist said that the dignity and the human rights of Syrian families were "not negotiable" in the negotiation for the end of what she defined as a "senseless war". 'We thank the humanity and generosity that the Jordanian people showed, since the beginning of the war, ' Jolie said. Currently Jordan hosts more than 650,000 registered Syrian refugees, according to the United Nations refugee agency , and more than 78,000 live in Zaatari.
Her comments in the Sunday Telegraph came after Chancellor Philip Hammond said he wanted to see only "very modest" rule changes after Brexit. Though a major House of Lords report released on Saturday argued that the European Union could suffer even more than the City if a financial services trade deal is not agreed, 85 per cent of major United Kingdom business leaders, or "captains", surveyed by Ipsos Mori said that the government's successful handling of Brexit talks was vital to ...
Over 30 players went unsold on Saturday morning - but they still stand a chance of securing an IPL contract when bidding resumes on Sunday. Beside KL Rahul and Manish Pandey , the other big name from Indian Cricket Team was Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh.
Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance on Sunday night in a Grammy Awards comedy bit that took a jab at President Trump. Finally, Clinton read from the book and Corden declared, "That's it!" The concept was simple: Get celebs to read passages of Michael Wolff's hotly debated exposé of the Trump administration , which the White House has denounced as full of lies.
It's not circular, just a reminder. The saffron party leaders alleged withdrawing cases will create a sense of insecurity among the majority community. The circular was issued by Assistant Inspector General of Police Shivaprakash Devaraju. He had also said that the government brought out such circulars from time to time and this particular one had nothing to do with only Muslims.
At least four attackers were still involved in an intense gun battle with security forces, the source said, adding the gunmen had not managed to enter the heavily fortified academy. According to a source inside the camp explosions and gunfire can be heard coming from the direction of the entrance. The security forces have cordoned off the area.
Anger was growing in Kabul yesterday, a day after a huge bomb hidden in an ambulance killed almost 100 people, highlighting the ability of insurgents to strike at the heart of Afghanistan. The attack was condemned by the presidential palace as a "crime against humanity". The wave of attacks has put pressure on President Ashraf Ghani and his United States allies, who have expressed growing confidence that a new, more aggressive military strategy has succeeded in driving Taliban insurgents ...
And their support is likely to provide some political cover for the president against charges of amnesty. The thinking on Capitol Hill, however, is that the House plan will not have enough support in the Senate to get to 60 votes and land on Trump's desk.
Two people told the Times that Trump expressed concern over three possible conflicts of interest, including a dispute Mueller had involving Trump National Golf Club, the law firm Mueller previously had worked at acted for President's son-in-law Jared Kushner and the fact that Mueller had recently been interviewed to head the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Solanki said the ward boy told them that the oxygen cylinder could be carried inside the MRI room despite the objection raised by the patient's family members. He said, MRI rooms in hospitals have notices outside asking employees, patients and relatives to leave all metal articles, including jewellery, outside.
Finland's incumbent president is poised for another six years in office as his closest opponent conceded defeat. Pekka Haavisto of the Greens is set to scoop second place with 14 percent, and is the most likely candidate for the second round of the election.
Jerrold Nadler, N.Y., the ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee. According to the Times , President Trump backed down after White House lawyer Don McGahn refused to carry out the president's order and threatened to quit.