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Emir of Qatar says his nation condemns terrorism Emir of Qatar says his nation condemns terrorism
- April 11, 2018

President Trump says the US and Qatar are continuing to work closely on ensuring terrorism funding is halted in the Middle East, although he once accused the nation of Qatar of funding terrorism at a "high level ." . Trump hasn't repeated that cost lately and Qatar has since taken steps to deal with USA considerations. Qatar denies all those charges. Trump as soon as accused the tiny gas-rich nation of funding terrorism at a "excessive stage". (more...)
Some Extracurricular Activities Continue Despite Oklahoma Teacher Walkout Some Extracurricular Activities Continue Despite Oklahoma Teacher Walkout
- April 11, 2018

Meanwhile, dozens of school districts have announced they will be closed on Monday, including Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Deer Creek, and Blanchard. Shortly before the April 2 walkout, Gov. "We are ready to fight for our kids for the long haul". Education funding cuts have forced growing class sizes and limited basic supplies, according to the Oklahoma Education Association. (more...)
Two defencemen, bus driver among dead in Humboldt Broncos crash — NewsAlert Two defencemen, bus driver among dead in Humboldt Broncos crash — NewsAlert
- April 11, 2018

The father of one of those injured tweeted a heart-wrenching photo of some of the players holding hands in their hospital beds. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said the driver of the truck that hit the bus was initially detained but later released and provided with mental health assistance. (more...)
FBI raids Cohen; Trump brands Mueller's probe an 'attack on country' FBI raids Cohen; Trump brands Mueller's probe an 'attack on country'
- April 10, 2018

The New York Times says an associate of Pinchuk's called Trump directly to set up the appearance and that the next day, Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen called to solicit the donation. He said the raid in NY marked a "whole new level of unfairness" by Mueller and his team. The referral to the US attorney in the Southern District of NY was approved by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , according to a person familiar with the situation. (more...)
Russia, Syria invite probe into alleged chemical attack Russia, Syria invite probe into alleged chemical attack
- April 10, 2018

The attacks come during an uneasy time in Syria, and also as President Trump carefully navigates exactly what to do in the country, where there are approximately 2,000 USA troops now stationed. The attacks have come almost a week after Trump expressed his desire to bring the USA troops back to the country. Trump has declared his intent to withdraw US troops from Syria in the coming months, despite resistance from many of his advisers. (more...)
Kim Jong Un briefs party leaders on future dialogue with US Kim Jong Un briefs party leaders on future dialogue with US
- April 10, 2018

Till then Washington was yet to hear directly from Pyongyang on the invitation extended by Kim via South Korean intermediaries. But while North Korea seems to have at least paused its nuclear activity for the time being, the rogue nation has not confirmed any sort of agenda for the meeting at this point, and giving up their prized nuclear weapons indefinitely be an unexpected result. (more...)
Nikki Haley: Putin's Regime 'Covered in the Blood of Syrian Children' Nikki Haley: Putin's Regime 'Covered in the Blood of Syrian Children'
- April 10, 2018

Trump said the U.S.is still investigating the possible involvement of the Iranian and Russian governments in the strike. "On the eve of potential USA and French strikes against Assad in response to the Douma gas attack , it is likely the Israelis already had the intention to strike at the T-4 base, and timed their attack to maximise the destruction they could inflict on Iranian forces", he told AFP. (more...)
Iranian President says U.S. will regret if it scraps n Iranian President says U.S. will regret if it scraps n
- April 10, 2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday warned against probable pullout of the United States from the 2015 landmark nuclear deal . France , Britain and Germany are seeking to persuade their European Union partners to back new sanctions on Iran, as a way to persuade Trump to stick with the nuclear deal curbed on Iran's nuclear activities in return for sanctions relief. (more...)
India committed to help in development of Nepal: PM Modi India committed to help in development of Nepal: PM Modi
- April 09, 2018

The Nepalese prime minister was speaking at an event organised by the India Foundation. "Inter-dependence takes many forms between our countries". "Amity with all and enmity with none is our motto in foreign policy". India has opposed the CPEC as it runs through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). Oli was at odds with India when he previously served as prime minister, and tried to build ties with China. (more...)
Mood in Karnataka clear, Congress will retain power with thumping majority: Rahul Mood in Karnataka clear, Congress will retain power with thumping majority: Rahul
- April 09, 2018

Gandhi said "when Modi speaks, he should from the stage speak about Nirav Modi, Rafale aircraft, Amit Shah's son, Gujarat petroleum scam and Yeddyurappa". An interesting and rare incident happened on Thursday during the rally of Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Tumkur, Karnataka, when a supporter threw a garland toward Rahul which landed exactly around his neck. (more...)
Storm Team 11 Forecast: Rain/Snow Showers Possible Overnight Storm Team 11 Forecast: Rain/Snow Showers Possible Overnight
- April 09, 2018

The snow, which was to develop overnight in western North Dakota and swing eastward, is expected to start falling mid- to late-morning, Whitmyer said. This could trigger additional isolated showers, particularly Tuesday morning. Highs Tuesday reach the low 70s, and Wednesday's highs will be in the mid 70s. (more...)
China trade rift could squeeze growth and hurt consumers China trade rift could squeeze growth and hurt consumers
- April 09, 2018

Trump escalated the dispute late Thursday by instructing the U.S. Trade Representative's office to consider tariffs on an additional $100 billion in Chinese imports, raising to $150 billion the amount of Chinese goods under consideration. China's retaliation so far has targeted Midwest farmers, many of whom were bedrock Trump supporters. Kudlow, who started his job a week ago after predecessor Gary Cohn quit over the tariffs plan, noted that none of the USA moves have gone into effect and ... (more...)
Israeli forces kill Palestinian journalist covering Gaza rally Israeli forces kill Palestinian journalist covering Gaza rally
- April 09, 2018

Yaser Murtaja, a cameraman for Palestinian Ain Media , was wearing a "PRESS" flak jacket as he was shot by an Israeli sniper Friday. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Saturday accused Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, of "sending terrorists under the guise of civilians to harm our sovereignty". (more...)
Russian Federation call USA sanctions on business entities Russian Federation call USA sanctions on business entities "erroneous"
- April 08, 2018

Despite all statements from Washington , sanctions are clearly aimed against ordinary Russian citizens, the country's embassy in the USA said . Russia's President Vladimir Putin (centre) chairs a meeting with members of the Security Council in Moscow April 6, 2018. (more...)
Another Sanjita Chanu, one more gold Another Sanjita Chanu, one more gold
- April 08, 2018

She began the snatch with a lift of 81kg, equalled the CWG record with 83kg in her second attempt and then made the record her own with a super lift of 84kg, which gave her a lead of 3kg heading into the clean & jerk section. They had shockingly lost 2-3 to a much lower-ranked Wales in the campaign opener. Meanwhile in the boxing event, debutants Naman Tanwar (91kg) and Amit Panghal (49kg) were unmoved by their opponents and entered the quarterfinals in style. (more...)
Will RBI launch its own fiat digital currency? Will RBI launch its own fiat digital currency?
- April 08, 2018

The RBI has repeatedly warned citizens to tread cautiously when it comes to cryptocurrencies . The deputy governor also said that digital currency can also reduce the cost of printing and circulating paper currency. India's economic growth, as well as tax collections, are likely to be robust in fiscal year 2018-19, while the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in the last leg of its tenure focuses on consolidating reform measures already initiated, senior finance ministry ... (more...)
Syrian government launches fierce assault in eastern Ghouta Syrian government launches fierce assault in eastern Ghouta
- April 08, 2018

Syrian rebel group Jaish al-Islam accused government forces on Saturday of dropping a barrel bomb containing poisonous chemicals on civilians in eastern Ghouta , injuring more than 500 people. The air and ground offensive on Eastern Ghouta has killed more than 1,600 civilians and caused an worldwide outcry. The renewed raids appear to be an attempt to pressure Jaish al-Islam - the Islamist group that holds the town - to agree to the regime's terms of a withdrawal. (more...)
India begins process to procure around 110 fighter jets for IAF India begins process to procure around 110 fighter jets for IAF
- April 08, 2018

An RFI ( Request for Information ) or initial tender for the mega deal was issued by the Indian Air Force and the procurement will be in sync with the Government's "Make in India" initiative in the defence sector, officials said. "The aircraft are intended as day-and-night-capable, all-weather, multi-role combat aircraft" which can be used for air defence, reconnaissance, maritime, electronic warfare as well as refuelling missions, the statement said. (more...)
Vatican arrests priest under investigation for possession of child porn Vatican arrests priest under investigation for possession of child porn
- April 08, 2018

The Vatican has arrested Msgr. The case is the latest blow to the Catholic Church as it struggles to overcome repeated sex abuse scandals among its clergy. He had worked since the summer of 2016 at the Vatican nunciature in Washington. After Capella was recalled to Rome, police in Windsor, Canada said they had issued an arrest warrant for him on suspicion of possessing and distributing child pornography on the internet. (more...)
Group Say Trump Threatening Immigrants With 'MASS VIOLENCE — CARAVAN' CRISIS Group Say Trump Threatening Immigrants With 'MASS VIOLENCE — CARAVAN' CRISIS
- April 07, 2018

The spending bill included $1.6 billion the border wall, far less than the $25 billion Trump has sought. Trumps announcement came a day administration officials said theyre crafting a new legislative package aimed at closing immigration “loopholes.”. (more...)
Father Reunited with Missing Daughter After 24-Year Search Father Reunited with Missing Daughter After 24-Year Search
- April 07, 2018

Kang, who had reportedly been told that she was adopted, lamented how she grew up in Sichuan town, merely 20 kilometers away from her birth parents. Qifeng was shocked by the drawing since it looked a lot like her. A DNA test has since confirmed Kang Ying is Mr Wang's lost daughter. On Monday, the two spoke through a messenger app. (more...)
Warren man pleads guilty to starving three dogs, one of whom died Warren man pleads guilty to starving three dogs, one of whom died
- April 07, 2018

We applaud the efforts of the FBI, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Maury County Sheriff's Department and the many law enforcement agencies across the country that contributed to the search and ultimate rescue of the victim and the arrest of Mr. (more...)
"He's Lost His Mind": Jimmy Kimmel Takes on "Ass Circus" Sean Hannity
- April 07, 2018

Kimmel was also quick to point out that no one treats Melania Trump worse than her own husband . Kimmel said that Hannity could use his time protecting Mrs. In one clip shared by Hannity of Kimmel on "The Man Show," the host appears to ask a young woman to feel around the outside of his trousers and guess what's in his trousers. (more...)
Oklahoma teachers strike for 4th day, reject lawmakers' proposal as insufficient Oklahoma teachers strike for 4th day, reject lawmakers' proposal as insufficient
- April 07, 2018

On the fourth day of a teachers' strike which has kept hundreds of thousands of students out of school this week, educators from across Oklahoma warned lawmakers that they have no plans to end the walkout until the State House and Senate approve a funding increase for schools-to make up for a decade in which the state cut spending by 14 percent per child and teachers saw no pay raises. (more...)
German Court Says Spain Separatist Leader Can't Be Extradited for Rebellion German Court Says Spain Separatist Leader Can't Be Extradited for Rebellion
- April 06, 2018

According to a statement issued by the Court today, "for legal reasons" extradition for rebellion cannot be accepted as it is established by the Spanish Penal Code, because the charges against him would not be punishable in Germany according to the current laws here. (more...)
Stranger Things Creators Stole The Idea, Lawsuit Says Stranger Things Creators Stole The Idea, Lawsuit Says
- April 06, 2018

Said the lawyer, "This is just an attempt to profit from other people's creativity and hard work". According to Kessler, his movie was also a sci-fi story set in the town of Montauk where many urban legends and paranormal events take place. (more...)
Brazil's Lula Must Begin Prison Sentence During Appeals, High Court Rules Brazil's Lula Must Begin Prison Sentence During Appeals, High Court Rules
- April 06, 2018

Despite the legal troubles that have angered some Brazilians, da Silva leads preference polls to return to office. He is the front-runner in all opinion polls for the presidential election in October, but his conviction will likely bar him from running. (more...)
U.S. to sanction Russian oligarchs under law targeting election meddling U.S. to sanction Russian oligarchs under law targeting election meddling
- April 06, 2018

The sanctions could be announced as soon as Thursday, U.S. officials told Reuters . Rep. Andy Biggs says the Trump administration's decision to impose sanctions for Russian interference with the presidential election, national grid are a necessary first step, show American resolve. (more...)
5 set free from Islam Army's captivity in Damascus' Eastern Ghouta 5 set free from Islam Army's captivity in Damascus' Eastern Ghouta
- April 06, 2018

In the past 24 hours, an additional 1,100 Jaish al-Islam fighters and their families have left the town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta, Russia's defence ministry also said. And, while Failaq a-Rahman maintains close ties with the rebel factions that rule the Syrian northwest, including the hardline Hay'at Tahrir a-Sham (HTS) coalition, Jaish al-Islam does not. (more...)
Research assistant kills four staff in gun attack at Turkish university Research assistant kills four staff in gun attack at Turkish university
- April 06, 2018

The three people injured in the attack were not yet identified and the motivation for the attack remains unclear. Eskisehir , a city of around one million people, has been mostly spared of violence of any kind. Television pictures showed shocked staff and students gathering outside the university's main entrance. Turkey has in recent years been hit by a string of deadly attacks blamed on Kurdish militants and jihadists. (more...)
Natural disaster of magnitude 6.2 strikes off Mindanao in Philippines, reports USGS
- April 06, 2018

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) initially reported the quake was a magnitude 5.0, but it was later upgraded to magnitude 5.3. It was at a depth of 10 miles. The Associated Press reported the Los Angeles Fire Department went into "earthquake mode" and firefighters from all 106 of its firehouses began surveys of their territories, including bridges, dams, large buildings and power lines. (more...)
SC/ST Act: Setback For Govt as Supreme Court Refuses to Stay Verdict SC/ST Act: Setback For Govt as Supreme Court Refuses to Stay Verdict
- April 05, 2018

It was the same bench that had passed the 20 March judgment. Singh said after the Supreme Court order on 20 March, within a span of only six working days, without losing any time and acting swiftly, the government has filed a review petition in the apex court. (more...)
Mueller says Trump isn't a criminal target, but that could change
- April 05, 2018

Longtime Trump lawyer Marc Kasowitz, who recruited Dowd, felt strongly that Trump needed a lawyer like Dowd who was not only experienced in complex white-collar investigations but would be respected by Mueller and viewed as a peer, said a person familiar with the process. (more...)
Donald Trump: United States Lost Trade War with China Many Years Ago Donald Trump: United States Lost Trade War with China Many Years Ago
- April 05, 2018

President Donald Trump tweeted that the US was not in "a trade war with China , " hours after Beijing announced tariff hikes on 50 billion dollars worth of USA products. Germany's 10-year yield dipped one basis point to 0.49%, the lowest in 12 weeks. Another economy at risk is the semi-autonomous Hong Kong, which is a gateway for much of the trade that flows between mainland China and the US. (more...)
'Far Cry 5' (ALL) Breaks Franchise Sales Records 'Far Cry 5' (ALL) Breaks Franchise Sales Records
- April 05, 2018

Under siege and cut off from the rest of the world, players will join forces with residents of Hope County and form the Resistance. While some are still fanning the flames for pointing out reasons to be offended by Far Cry 5 not being political enough, or being too political in some cases. (more...)
Today's high in 40s; Thursday's high in 60s; snow possible Friday Today's high in 40s; Thursday's high in 60s; snow possible Friday
- April 05, 2018

While many areas in the Northeast will be bracing for snow later this week, Minnesota will enter the weekend with frigid temperatures. Though the snow may be able to cling to the ground for a few days, particularly in grassy places, it won't be long before it's all gone. (more...)
Four Marines Killed In Helicopter Crash In El Centro Four Marines Killed In Helicopter Crash In El Centro
- April 05, 2018

The cause of the crash is under investigation. The helicopter from the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing went down near El Centro, California , around 2:35 p.m. Maj. Morgan Frazer, a spokesman for the unit, said additional details about the crash were not available Wednesday morning. It is essentially used for minesweeping, transportation and is capable of carrying dozens of troops and tons of cargo. (more...)
Paul Manafort's Move to Restrain Mueller Meets Skeptical Judge Paul Manafort's Move to Restrain Mueller Meets Skeptical Judge
- April 05, 2018

District Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the District of Columbia to declare Mueller's appointment invalid and set aside all actions the special counsel has taken against him. Mr Mueller was appointed by Mr Rosenstein under Justice Department rules governing the hiring of special prosecutors. "Under this regime, a runaway Special Counsel is an impossibility", the prosecutors write, referring to current laws that regulate the office of a special counsel in the Justice Department. (more...)
Election Expands Liberals' Presence on Wisconsin Supreme Court Election Expands Liberals' Presence on Wisconsin Supreme Court
- April 05, 2018

Milwaukee County Judge Rebecca Dallet's 12-percentage-point victory Tuesday over Sauk County Judge Michael Screnock - including wins in 24 counties carried by President Donald Trump in 2016 - signaled to Republicans that Democratic voter enthusiasm could be formidable as they face two special elections this summer and a gubernatorial race in the fall. (more...)
Mortal remains of Indians killed by ISIS arrive in Amritsar Mortal remains of Indians killed by ISIS arrive in Amritsar
- April 04, 2018

Masih had claimed that all the kidnapped Indians were killed. The 29 Indians from Punjab belong to Amritsar , Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala and Jalandhar. As bodies of five people killed in Iraq reached Bihar's Siwan in the wee hours of Tuesday, families of two of them refused to accept the bodies, while demanding financial assistance from the state government. (more...)