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Fernando Torres should have added a second shortly after when he hit the post from close range, and then Geronimo Rulli had to be alert a few moments before the break as Atletico finished the half-time well on top. Atletico overtook Sevilla for third place last weekend after having dropped to as low as sixth in the standings earlier in the competition. "But now we only look ahead".
  • Lindsey Graham: Must Use Nuclear Option if Dems Stage Filibuster Against Gorsuch

    Lindsey Graham: Must Use Nuclear Option if Dems Stage Filibuster Against Gorsuch

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    However, Schumer is just playing partisan politics and is unhappy with what he has heard from Gorsuch because he is not falling into traps or making controversial statements during his confirmation hearings. Perkins said Gorsuch set a "new low standard" for educational benefits school districts must offer disabled students. He said that it's "pretty clear" Schumer won't vote for Gorsuch for political reasons.
  • FIR registered against Shiv Sena's Gaikwad for hitting Air India staff

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    This led to an argument with the airline employees in Pune and an assault on the manager by the MP when the aircraft landed in Delhi. Ironically, the first law-breaker who figures on the Air India "blacklist" happens to be a law-maker from Maharashtra, a former teacher with two terms as legislator and now a first-time MP from Osmanabad district.
  • Number of victims rises in Cincinnati nightclub shooting

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    Police began receiving calls about shots being fired at the club at about 1.30am (0530 GMT, 1.30pm Malaysia), according to Isaac. The toll from a weekend nightclub shooting in Cincinnati has risen to 17 injured and one dead, as one more person has come forward and said he was struck by gunfire in the melee, police said Monday.
  • Looks like that 'Close Rikers' plan is already dead

    Looks like that 'Close Rikers' plan is already dead

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    Another problem is the difficulty families have in getting to Rikers for visits, which further alienates inmates from the outside world. The city must first reduce the overall jail population to roughly 5,000 inmates, from some 9,300 housed now by the Department of Correction.
  • Turkey may review ties with Europe after April referendum: President

    Turkey may review ties with Europe after April referendum: President

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    The Turkish government is warning Europe against falling into the "trap of fascism", as it defends comparisons with Nazi Germany that have angered European Union leaders. The official, who spoke on customary condition of anonymity, said the decision has nothing to do with the animosity between European nations and Turkey.
  • U.S. women's hockey wins equality battle

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    They will open the tournament on Friday night when they take on Canada, the team they have faced in the championship game every year since the tournament started in 1990. "We're not getting the bounces that we do, or we have", forward Meghan Agosta said . This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first invitational women's world hockey tournament, held in North York, Ont.
  • President Xi meets US Secretary of State

    President Xi meets US Secretary of State

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    In Seoul on Friday , Tillerson said the administration was exploring an array of diplomatic, economic and security measures to put more pressure on North Korea, including tighter sanctions, and that while a military response was possible if the threat from Pyongyang's missile program grew, "we have many, many steps we can take before we get to that point".
  • PM Modi asks Kashmiri youth to shed terrorism, adopt tourism

    PM Modi asks Kashmiri youth to shed terrorism, adopt tourism

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    Sending out a strong message, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked youth of Kashmir to decide whether they will take the path of terrorism or tourism in the state. "We are thankful to our Prime Minister". "Let the POK people see development, so that they know the exploitation that they have suffered from those controlling them", Modi said.
  • Tillerson, Turkish leaders struggle to resolve Kurds dispute

    Tillerson, Turkish leaders struggle to resolve Kurds dispute

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    During the news conference, Cavusoglu described the arrest as politically motivated: "This process is a political one, because the former prosecutor had close ties with the Fethullah terrorist organization". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on March 30 said the U.S. will no longer demand that Syrian President Bashar Assad step down as part of a negotiated solution to the Syrian crisis.
  • Rep. Devin Nunes won't step aside in Russian Federation investigation

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    When asked if the meeting creates a perception problem between Nunes and the White House, Spicer said Nunes was doing his job to investigate allegations of surveillance and was being upfront with journalists about his activities. When the White House was told she would not be silenced, a meeting of the House Intelligence Committee at which she was scheduled to give evidence was abruptly cancelled by its Republican chairman Devin Nunes , a former Trump transition team member.
  • UK seeks to reassure Gibraltar in Brexit talks

    UK seeks to reassure Gibraltar in Brexit talks

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    Often referred to as "The Rock", Gibraltar is a British overseas territory on the southern tip of Spain . Now, a key clause in the European Council response to Article 50 has given warning that the EU is minded to side with Spain regarding "The Rock".
  • April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month

    April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month

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    CASA volunteers are appointed by judges in district courts who are hearing cases regarding allegations of child abuse and neglect. The event will include free activities for children, food and a balloon release. Mayor Day proclaims April Child Abuse. The 15 Judicial District Child Advocacy Center represents Wilson, Smith, Macon, Jackson and Trousdale counties.
  • Bilic welcomes more help from goalposts

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    Andy Carroll's 50th Premier League goal - and seventh of the season - put West Ham ahead in the first half. That's the number of strikers West Ham have used since David Gold and David Sullivan took over, according to Blair Newman of Football Whispers , which is quite frankly appalling.
  • Brazil 3 Paraguay 0

    Brazil 3 Paraguay 0

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    Brazil lead the South American group standings with 30 points from 13 games, while Uruguay are second with 23 points. Despite having won the tournament five times before, the Selecao's last World Cup ended in humiliation after Brazil - hosts of the 2014 edition - lost their semi-final 7-1 to Germany, who went on to win the competition.
  • China affirms climate pledge after Trump rolls back rules

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    On Tuesday, two coalfield senators introduced separate bills (both dubbed "RECLAIM") to support job creation through mine reclamation work paid for out of the current Abandoned Mine Land Fund , generated from a tax on coal . Rooney-Varga and others who work closely with Climate Interactive are using those tools to edify people about climate policy options. The BBC's environment correspondent, Matt McGrath, says Mr Trump will let the CPP fester there while coming up with a much weaker ...
  • South African opposition parties aim at President Jacob Zuma

    South African opposition parties aim at President Jacob Zuma

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    According to the report, Gordhan , Jonas and Treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile had set up "secret meetings" to start "operation Check Mate" and to tell investors they stood together against Zuma and the corruption of the Guptas. The High Court in the capital Pretoria is hearing a case concerning the closure of bank accounts belonging to friends of the president, the Gupta brothers.
  • IS claims responsibility for Baghdad Wednesday attack

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    Of those an estimated 76,000 people have returned to their areas, but suffering lack of services. Warplanes have increased the number of sorties by 14 per cent this month, with an average of 500 bombs being dropped on west Mosul each week, but Iraqi forces are still encountering fierce resistance on the ground.
  • Marco Rubio says hackers targeted former members of his campaign staff

    Marco Rubio says hackers targeted former members of his campaign staff

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    Rubio, like Clinton, is widely regarded as a Russia hawk and has frequently criticized Russian president Vladimir Putin. Russian Federation is engaged in "information warfare" on American soil, and its interference in the 2016 presidential campaign is just one part of a strategy to undermine Western democracies that continues today, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Thursday.
  • Tillerson says US, Turkey face 'difficult options' for Syria

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    But there has not been any open indication of a change in policy under Trump. Turkey fears the Syrian Kurds carving out a self-governing territory analogous to Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region will embolden Turkey's own large Kurdish minority to try to forge a similar territory inside its borders.
  • Mexican State Prosecutor Charged With Drug Trafficking in US

    Mexican State Prosecutor Charged With Drug Trafficking in US

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    He was arrested Monday at a border crossing in San Diego after he was flagged for an open federal warrant issued in NY. During that same time, court documents state there is reasonable cause that Veytia knew of and would attempt illegal importation of said substances from outside the U.S.as well.
  • Ford of Canada Investing in Innovation in Ontario

    Ford of Canada Investing in Innovation in Ontario

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    The Government of Ontario will contribute an additional $102.4 million in support of this project, the statement said, adding that these investments "will attract an additional $1 billion in research and development spending from Ford of Canada, and lead to the creation and maintenance of nearly 800 good, middle class jobs for Canadian workers".
  • Rex Tillerson pledges to work together with China

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    After Washington warned that a preemptive military strike against North Korea was more or less "on the table", China on Saturday urged the United States to be "cool-headed" over its nuclear tensions with the rogue nation. Chinese official also repeatedly say they do not have the influence over North Korea that Washington and others believe, and express fears poverty-struck North Korea could collapse if it were cut off completely, pushing destabilising waves of refugees into ...