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Woman wakes after 27 years in a coma Woman wakes after 27 years in a coma
- April 24, 2019

They were sat in the back seat when the bus hit the vehicle and Ms Abdullah threw herself protectively around him. Omar - cradled by his mother before the impact - escaped with a bruise to the head. Munira was then sent to the UAE, where for years she was fed through a tube and provided with physiotherapy to stop her muscles deteriorating through lack of movement. (more...)
Twitter tops estimates on revenue, user count; shares surge
- April 24, 2019

That's partly because its daily active user base continues to grow, while monthly user counts have stalled or declined, as Twitter continues to purge fake and other suspect accounts. On Tuesday morning, Trump said that the social media platform did not "treat me well as a Republican". Total ad revenue was $679 million, an increase of 18%. (more...)
Lyra McKee: New IRA claims responsibility for journalist’s murder Lyra McKee: New IRA claims responsibility for journalist’s murder
- April 24, 2019

The organization, which opposes Northern Ireland's 1998 peace deal, described McKee's death as tragic and offered "full and honest apologies" to her partner, family and friends in a statement the Irish News said it received on Monday night that used a recognized code. (more...)
Coloradans mark 20th anniversary of a dark day: Columbine shooting Coloradans mark 20th anniversary of a dark day: Columbine shooting
- April 23, 2019

Twelve students and a teacher were killed on April 20, 1999, when two teenagers armed with an assortment of weapons and home-made bombs went on the rampage at the school, whose name has become synonymous with school shootings. Authorities say Pais never threatened a specific school but made troubling remarks to others about her "infatuation" with the 1999 shootings. She "went dark" after a ride-share driver dropped her off Monday afternoon near Mount Evans, where her body was later ... (more...)
Six Dead And At Least 50 Injured In Philippines Earthquake Six Dead And At Least 50 Injured In Philippines Earthquake
- April 23, 2019

Media reported some structures had collapsed and the Clark International Airport, a former US military base, had suffered some damage and had closed. A strong quake killed three people and trapped at several others Monday in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an worldwide airport terminal was closed due to damage, officials said. (more...)
Sunshine continues for Easter Monday UK News Sunshine continues for Easter Monday UK News
- April 23, 2019

Met Office meteorologist Ellie Creed said: "The Bank Holiday Monday is going to be pretty warm as temperatures have risen over the last few days". While it said it is unlikely the country will have its hottest April or Easter, there could be record temperatures on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. (more...)
'Gunmen who killed 14 members of Pakistani security forces based in Iran' 'Gunmen who killed 14 members of Pakistani security forces based in Iran'
- April 23, 2019

He explained that in addition to deploying additional forces and helicopter surveillance, Pakistan already has begun fencing the "most vulnerable" portions of the border with Iran. Like this story? Share it with a friend! Khan said he made the trip to Pakistan's southwestern neighbor because he felt that increasing cross-border security incidents could drive a wedge between the two countries. (more...)
Discredited liar Sarah Huckabee Sanders defends her constant lying Discredited liar Sarah Huckabee Sanders defends her constant lying
- April 23, 2019

Responding on "Fox & Friends", White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Democrats should try to work with the president on key issues instead of attacking him. Outright lying, however, breaks the public trust. The White House had failed to disclose the reimbursement. "If you can't trust her talking about that, what can you trust her about?" White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley also took a hit at the media Monday morning. (more...)
Wish Happy Easter Sunday 2019 With GIF Greetings & WhatsApp Sticker Messages Wish Happy Easter Sunday 2019 With GIF Greetings & WhatsApp Sticker Messages
- April 22, 2019

Yes, on the occasion of Easter , Christain across the world celebrate the rebirth of Jesus after his crucifixion on Good Friday. Pastor Hassan Kirabirango from Christian Life Assembly (CLA) said Easter marks the epitome of what Christians believe that the Lord Jesus was crucified on a roman cross. (more...)
David And Louise Turpin Sentenced For Abusing, Shackling Kids | Crime Time David And Louise Turpin Sentenced For Abusing, Shackling Kids | Crime Time
- April 22, 2019

I'm a fighter, I'm strong and I'm shooting through life like a rocket", one daughter testified. David and Louise Turpin pleaded guilty in Riverside County Superior Court in February to torture and other abuse and neglect so severe it stunted their children's growth, led to muscle wasting and left two girls unable to bear children. (more...)
Flash flood warning issued for Friday on Staten Island Flash flood warning issued for Friday on Staten Island
- April 22, 2019

Saturday morning and running through 8 p.m. Saturday evening. The National Weather Service previously issued a coastal flood statement for Staten Island that is in effect from 7 p.m.to 10 p.m. Flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas is likely, as well as along some of the regional streams and creeks. Flash flooding remained a potential concern because water runoff from a storm doesn't just shut off once the rain stops, Kruzdlo said. (more...)
Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly attack on Afghan ministry: Amaq Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly attack on Afghan ministry: Amaq
- April 22, 2019

Security forces managed to evacuate the 18-story building while militants continued their fighting against security forces. "We grabbed the children together into the safe room and just waited till the security forces arrived", she said. The explosion, in one of the main commercial areas of the city, was also close to the heavily fortified Serena hotel, one of the very few Kabul hotels still used by foreign visitors. (more...)
Sri Lanka police warned of attacks before bombings Sri Lanka police warned of attacks before bombings
- April 22, 2019

Photographs of disorientated crowds have emerged from the explosions at in Kochchikade St Anthony's church in Colombo and the Zion Church in Batticaloa . Sri Lanka's police chief made a nationwide alert 10 days before Sunday's bomb attacks in the country that suicide bombers planned to hit "prominent churches", according to the warning seen by AFP news agency. (more...)
Kim Jong Un oversees test of new weapon with 'powerful warhead' Kim Jong Un oversees test of new weapon with 'powerful warhead'
- April 22, 2019

The North's Kim said in a key policy speech earlier this month that he is willing to hold a third summit with Trump if the United States comes up with a new proposal that's acceptable to Pyongyang by the end of the year. North Korea has not tested any strategic weapons, such as nuclear devices or long-range missiles, since late 2017. Japan has advocated a tough approach to the North in contrast to South Korea, which has pushed for a step-by-step approach that would lift some global sanctions ... (more...)
Mueller Report: President Trump cleared of collusion Mueller Report: President Trump cleared of collusion
- April 22, 2019

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Ukraine's presidential vote pits comedian against incumbent Ukraine's presidential vote pits comedian against incumbent
- April 22, 2019

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Sudan crisis: Protesters gather for announcement of civilian council
- April 22, 2019

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Mueller report details actions by Trump to obstruct probe Mueller report details actions by Trump to obstruct probe
- April 22, 2019

As a redacted version of Mueller's report was finally released Thursday, Trump resorted to bluster, broadsides and falsehoods to try, once more, to frame the moment as a political victory. Russian Federation has denied any meddling in the US election. Among the selections played: "Somewhere Over the Rainbow". The report says the president's actions included "public attacks on the investigation, non-public efforts to control it, and efforts in both public and private to encourage ... (more...)
Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates 93rd Birthday Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates 93rd Birthday
- April 22, 2019

The British monarch, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II , is celebrating her 93rd birthday today. However, she did have a birthday message to deliver to "Granny" on the newly minted Instagram account she shares with Prince Harry . Queen Elizabeth II has reigned over 14 prime ministers. Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born at 2.40am on April 21 1926, the first child of the then Duke and Duchess of York, at 17 Bruton Street, the Mayfair home of her mother's parents, the Earl and ... (more...)
Rainy, breezy, chilly heading into the weekend — FORECAST
- April 21, 2019

Although it could be foggy to being with, temperatures are expected to soar to as high as 26 degrees. The warmest Easter on record was on Easter Sunday in 1949, when temperatures were recorded at 29.4C in Camden Square in north London. (more...)
Independence of Judiciary under threat: CJI Independence of Judiciary under threat: CJI
- April 21, 2019

The woman has written to 22 judges of the Supreme Court on Friday about the sexual assault and the harassment that her whole family had allegedly been subjected to, when she refused the CJI's alleged advances. Grover said. Ranjan Gogoi was among the four judges who had famously held a press conference to protest the inner workings of the country's Supreme Court. (more...)
Mueller report forced Congress to find PCs with disc drives Mueller report forced Congress to find PCs with disc drives
- April 21, 2019

It's all about Trump's "intent", he said. After almost two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller - but not before U.S. " The White House fully cooperated with the special counsel's investigation , providing unfettered access to campaign and White House documents, directing senior aides to testify freely, and asserting no privilege claims", he said. (more...)
Sumatran tiger attacks zookeeper in Kansas Sumatran tiger attacks zookeeper in Kansas
- April 21, 2019

Topeka Zoo director Brendan Wiley says the zookeeper was awake and alert when she was taken by ambulance to a hospital. City spokeswoman Molly Hadfield said the incident happened at 9:15 a.m. Several guests did witness the attack, Wiley said. According to Wiley, the staff member is "extremely well-qualified" and is the zoo's "primary tiger keeper". (more...)
FBI looks for woman 'infatuated' with Columbine shooting FBI looks for woman 'infatuated' with Columbine shooting
- April 21, 2019

Pais "has expressed an infatuation with Columbine", Dean Phillips , the special agent in charge of the FBI Denver division, said in a press conference on Tuesday night, referring to the Columbine High School massacre in which 13 people were killed. (more...)
South Africa hit by deadly Easter church collapse
- April 20, 2019

However, early reports suggest that the roof collapsed under persistent heavy rains. "It is even more devastating that the majority of the deceased are women and a child of 13 years". Local media in South Africa report that at least 13 people are dead after part of a church collapsed. "The building whose wall collapsed would have served as a sleeping area for the female congregants". (more...)
Weeping teenage climate activists in peaceful protest near London's Heathrow Weeping teenage climate activists in peaceful protest near London's Heathrow
- April 20, 2019

Extinction Rebellion spokesman James Fox said the group had attempted to maintain a blockade overnight at four sites in central London before the police came to impose the new restriction. Speaking after a briefing with Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick on Thursday, Mr Javid said: "Over recent days, commuters trying to earn a living have been unable to travel to work and businesses have been disrupted". (more...)
US parents who shackled, starved children jailed for life US parents who shackled, starved children jailed for life
- April 20, 2019

Louise and David were charged with abuse and torture for the beating, shackling, and starvation of their children , which went on in the home for years. According to excerpts of the initial emergency call released during court proceedings, the escaped girl told the dispatcher two of her siblings were chained to beds so tightly that their skin was bruised. (more...)
Woman killed in ‘terrorist’ shooting in Londonderry, Northern Ireland Woman killed in ‘terrorist’ shooting in Londonderry, Northern Ireland
- April 20, 2019

She was a woman of great commitment and passion. The ex-paratrooper, identified only as Soldier F, is accused of murdering two people and the attempted murder of four others in what was an early turning point in the history of the Troubles . (more...)
Trump Vetoes Resolution to End US Role in Yemen Trump Vetoes Resolution to End US Role in Yemen
- April 20, 2019

Trump was expected to issue the veto as the resolution was seen as a rebuke of Trump's Middle East policies. The resolution passed the House of Representatives in April and the Senate in March, marking the first time both chambers of Congress had supported a War Powers resolution, which limits the president's ability to send troops into action. (more...)
Three mountaineers presumed dead after multiple Banff avalanches Three mountaineers presumed dead after multiple Banff avalanches
- April 20, 2019

National park staff flew over the area where they were climbing and saw evidence of " avalanches and debris containing climbing equipment". Further rescue efforts were put on hold due to bad weather and the risk of new avalanches. In 2003 at age 20, Jess Roskelley was the youngest American to have scaled Everest. The father of the missing United States mountaineer Jess Roskelley, who is also a world renowned climber, said it was unlikely that the group survived. (more...)
Bill Weld: Trump to face 2020 Republican challenge Bill Weld: Trump to face 2020 Republican challenge
- April 19, 2019

Weld, 73, said in announcing his candidacy that "it is time to return to the principles of Lincoln - equality, dignity and opportunity for all". "I am ready to lead that fight", the former governor declared. "Today we need Bill Weld more than ever because America deserves better", the video states before transitioning to Trump's various controversial comments. (more...)
Michelle Obama Hits At Trump: America Is Now 'Living With Divorced Dad' Michelle Obama Hits At Trump: America Is Now 'Living With Divorced Dad'
- April 19, 2019

Later in her appearance in London, Michelle Obama went on to say that living through Trump's presidency is like living through slavery or the Holocaust. Every year, Time shares its list of "The 100 Most Influential People", which includes famous figures from fields of endeavor like politics, media, and music. (more...)
Gunmen Kill 14 Bus Passengers in Pakistan's Balochistan After Checking ID Cards Gunmen Kill 14 Bus Passengers in Pakistan's Balochistan After Checking ID Cards
- April 19, 2019

Three of the captured passengers, however, managed to escape and are being treated at a hospital in Ormara. A passenger bus - travelling between Karachi and Gwadar - was stopped by around 25 unidentified attackers in the Buzi pass area near Hangol after midnight. (more...)
Here's What Experts Are Looking For in Mueller Report Here's What Experts Are Looking For in Mueller Report
- April 18, 2019

U.S. Attorney General William Barr testifies before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on the proposed budget estimates for the Department of Justice in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2019. The public has yet to see all of the evidence relating to obstruction of justice, though many allegations of Trump's wrongdoing have been loudly reported in the press. (more...)
Strong storms again threatening the South Strong storms again threatening the South
- April 18, 2019

The main threat for any severe storms in the afternoon will be for very large hail (1.5"+) or a brief tornado ". Forecasters say strong storms are again threatening the South days after dozens of tornadoes plowed through the region. Louisiana and MS will be at risk Thursday morning, with the storms moving on Thursday afternoon through the evening into Alabama and Georgia. An enhanced risk is now in place for parts of west, south, and central Alabama on Thursday afternoon and ... (more...)
Madeira crash: At least 28 killed on tourist bus near Caniço Madeira crash: At least 28 killed on tourist bus near Caniço
- April 18, 2019

Videos from the scene show the wreckage of the white bus on a roadside slope, with rescue crews trying to extract the passengers. "I have no words to describe what happened". Sousa confirmed all tourists on board were German, but did not say whether or not the fatalities had occurred only within the vehicle. The accident happened at 6:30 p.m. (more...)
One dead after Australia shooting outside nightclub One dead after Australia shooting outside nightclub
- April 17, 2019

Detectives have blocked off Malvern Road between Chapel Street and Little Chapel St as they scour the area for clues. Police are investigating if a black Porsche SUV seen leaving the area is related to the shooting. I'll post updates in the comments section below... A security guard from Love Machine said the music inside the R&B nightclub was so loud that patrons and staff inside had no idea anything was occurring outside during the shooting. (more...)
Bernie Sanders reveals earnings putting pressure on Trump to produce tax documents Bernie Sanders reveals earnings putting pressure on Trump to produce tax documents
- April 17, 2019

Sanders - who has railed against the top 1 percent of earners - is among the top 1 percent income bracket in the country, according to his tax filings. Sanders said that his newer returns will show that he is a millionaire thanks to book sales. " Bernie Sanders has been filing detailed financial disclosures for nearly 30 years, and he is proud to voluntarily make these tax returns available many months before the election , " said campaign manager Faiz Shakir. (more...)
Ocasio-Cortez: Social Media Are A Public Health Risk To Everybody Ocasio-Cortez: Social Media Are A Public Health Risk To Everybody
- April 17, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez is one of a number of freshman lawmakers who have questioned traditional Democratic support for Israel. "Nearly 3,000 Americans lost their lives to Islamic terrorists on 9/11, yet Omar diminishes it as: 'Some people did something.' Democrat leaders need to condemn her brazen display of disrespect", she said . (more...)
Portland woman studying in NY dies after falling from clock tower Portland woman studying in NY dies after falling from clock tower
- April 16, 2019

Police said Monfries and her friends snuck into the Keating Clock Tower around 3 a.m. Sunday and were going to try to climb to the top. "There are no words sufficient to describe the loss of someone so young and full of promise - and mere weeks from graduation", he wrote. (more...)