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Man falls from cliff into Kilauea volcano's caldera, officials say Man falls from cliff into Kilauea volcano's caldera, officials say
- May 04, 2019

Park rangers and rescue workers from Hawaii County Fire Department said they did not locate him until around 9 p.m., when they found him lying on a narrow ledge below the edge of the cliff. The 32-year-old Schofield Barracks soldier was on the Big Island as part of a training mission, Army officials told Hawaii News Now . "Despite this classification, Kilauea remains an active volcano , and it will erupt again", the update said. (more...)
Steve Moore ‘bummed out’ over Fed board withdrawal Steve Moore ‘bummed out’ over Fed board withdrawal
- May 03, 2019

After several Republican senators revealed concerns about Moore's old comments about women's sports, however, Trump announced that Moore was dropping out of the process. Moore faced scrutiny this week with the resurfacing of his comments in 2016, shortly after the election, when during a speech he mentioned a cartoon with a headline that Moore described as: "First thing Donald Trump does as president is kick a black family out of public housing". (more...)
Barr Snubs House Over Mueller Investigation as Tensions Soar
- May 03, 2019

She later used Twitter to call for Barr to resign. "I said 'Bob, what's with the letter?" The Senate hearing on Wednesday was contentious, punctuated by tense exchanges between Barr and some senators. Barr's response last month appeared to contradict the revelation earlier this week that Mueller himself wrote a formal letter to the attorney general on March 27, in which the special counsel expressed concern that Barr's summary "threatened to undermine. (more...)
Trump depicted in Mueller report feared being called a… Trump depicted in Mueller report feared being called a…
- May 03, 2019

Mueller's report found no evidence that the Trump campaign for the 2016 U.S. presidential election conspired with the Russian government's alleged effort to hurt Hillary Clinton's campaign through the release of stolen Democratic Party emails. (more...)
UNC Charlotte on Lockdown, Multiple People Reportedly Shot (PHOTOS, VIDEO) UNC Charlotte on Lockdown, Multiple People Reportedly Shot (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
- May 03, 2019

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said Howell's actions likely saved the lives of other students. He was arrested minutes after he started shooting . "This is not in his DNA". Monifa Drayton, an assistant vice president at Atrium Health, told CNN affiliate WBTV that she was walking into the building to teach a class when gunfire rang out. (more...)
Trump's proposed fee on asylum seekers would burden the poor Trump's proposed fee on asylum seekers would burden the poor
- May 03, 2019

The news release called out asylum-seekers who make "meritless claims" in order to enter the United States and "remain here indefinitely". He's giving them 90 days to propose regulations so that, all asylum applications are adjudicated within 180 days, except for those representing exceptional circumstances. (more...)
Gadchiroli attack: Naxal menace will be dealt with stronger force, says Fadnavis Gadchiroli attack: Naxal menace will be dealt with stronger force, says Fadnavis
- May 03, 2019

A total of twenty-five commandos were travelling in the vehicle. Two senior CPI (Maoist) leaders, Srinu alias Srikanth and Sainath alias Dolesh Madhi Atram, were among those killed in the encounter. DGP Subodh Jaiswal also said that the force would develop and look at all tactical measures. "The forces will continue with whatever operations we were working on". (more...)
Pompeo says military action in Venezuela 'possible' Pompeo says military action in Venezuela 'possible'
- May 02, 2019

And it's one important reason, I think, people should understand, this is not just the United States concerned with what's happening in Venezuela . Abrams said US officials believed such a step would galvanize public support for Guaido. Government supporters say they are also ready to support the revolution, arguing that the current situation is a outcome of foreign intervention. (more...)
Japan's new Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne Japan's new Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne
- May 02, 2019

Prior to the ceremonies, Abe said in an informal gathering of Cabinet ministers held after an extraordinary Cabinet meeting, "I celebrate the enthronement of the emperor from my heart". In a statement released on her birthday in December, Masako pledged to do her best despite feeling "insecure" about becoming empress. The couple's only child, Princess Aiko, was born in 2001. (more...)
Maduro: 'Coup attempt' defeated as police clash with protesters Maduro: 'Coup attempt' defeated as police clash with protesters
- May 02, 2019

Bolton named Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, Supreme Court chief judge Maikel Moreno and presidential guard commander Ivan Rafael Hernandez Dala as having told the opposition that Maduro needed to give up power to opposition leader Juan Guaido . (more...)
UNC Charlotte lifts lockdown a day after shooter kills 2, wounds 4 UNC Charlotte lifts lockdown a day after shooter kills 2, wounds 4
- May 02, 2019

It happened just before a free concert and a basketball game were about to start. "Our officers' actions definitely saved lives", Baker said at a news conference. Police sources told WBTV two people were killed. "This is not in his DNA", Paul Rold of Arlington, Texas, said. According to its website , the University of North Carolina at Charlotte enrolled more than 26,500 students and employed 3000 faculty and staff . (more...)
Trump sues banks to stop them from complying with House subpoenas Trump sues banks to stop them from complying with House subpoenas
- May 01, 2019

Former top Justice Department official Sally Yates said on Sunday that if Donald Trump were not president, he would have been indicted on obstruction charges in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. The Louisiana Democrat noted that the president, unlike Clinton, did not partake in a sworn in-person deposition. Nope. As he revealed on "Face the Nation" this weekend, impeachment is on his radar, but Richmond's more immediate goal is to make sure President ... (more...)
Spain's Socialists seen ahead but short of majority in election Spain's Socialists seen ahead but short of majority in election
- May 01, 2019

Vox, which formed five years ago, will be the first far-right party with a significant presence in Parliament since Spain transitioned to democracy after the 1976 death of dictator Gen. But should parliament fail to do so, only a simple majority (more votes in favor than against the new government) will be needed in the proceeding rounds. (more...)
Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused'
- May 01, 2019

Groups, which can be public or private on the social network, can be used to help keep long-distance friends in touch, connect people with similar interests or passions, and organize events. Lastly, a new feature will make it easier to meet people from your community. "The future is private", Zuckerberg declared at the conference . (more...)
Indian Army Says Found Suspected Footprints of 'Yeti' in Himalayas Indian Army Says Found Suspected Footprints of 'Yeti' in Himalayas
- May 01, 2019

They are mythical creatures that have been part of the urban legend in Nepal and parts of India since centuries. The Twitter post went viral as of Tuesday, though several Indian nationals ridiculed the tweet and used it as a platform to criticize the Indian government. (more...)
USA law chief 'takes swipe at Trump' in resignation letter USA law chief 'takes swipe at Trump' in resignation letter
- May 01, 2019

In a letter to President Donald Trump , Rosenstein said he would depart on May 11, after more than two turbulent years as the second highest-ranking official in the Department of Justice. The letter didn't mention either the special counsel or the subsequent investigation, but it did call for a Justice Department to stay neutral in a Washington environment that can become partisan very quickly. (more...)
Global Defense Spending Hit Highest-Ever Amount in 2018 Global Defense Spending Hit Highest-Ever Amount in 2018
- April 30, 2019

Military expenditure across the globe continues to rise and have reached their highest level since the Cold War, a new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has found. The U.S. spent $649 billion in 2018; China, which came in second on the list, spent $250 billion. India's spending rose for the fifth consecutive year, mainly driven by tensions with China and Pakistan, according to the think tank. (more...)
Trump optimistic about new trade deal with Japan Trump optimistic about new trade deal with Japan
- April 30, 2019

Despite a warm personal relationship with Abe, Trump has repeatedly complained about the U.S. trade deficit with Japan, which stood at $67.6 billion in 2018. On Friday evening, Abe and Trump were scheduled to have a private dinner that would also be a birthday celebration for First Lady Melania Trump, who turned 49. (more...)
Sri Lanka emergency law bans face coverings Sri Lanka emergency law bans face coverings
- April 30, 2019

The church closing followed local officials and the U.S. Embassy in Colombo warning that more militants remained on the loose with explosives and places of worship remained targets. "No one should obscure their faces to make identification hard", the statement said. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said a tight-knit group of people was involved, mostly close friends and families. (more...)
Man arrested, charged with planning a terror attack at California political rally Man arrested, charged with planning a terror attack at California political rally
- April 30, 2019

Mark Steven Domingo , 26, who had combat experience in Afghanistan and professed to be Muslim, faces federal terror-related charges for plotting to detonate an improvised explosive device (IED) at a white nationalist rally in Long Beach this past weekend with the aim of causing mass casualties, officials said. (more...)
Trump Lashes Out after Firefighters’ Union Endorses Biden Trump Lashes Out after Firefighters’ Union Endorses Biden
- April 30, 2019

Miller also acknowledges he is in a "contrarian group" of strategists who believe Trump would be lucky to square off against Biden in the general election. "In this case we're standing with Joe Biden ". Many Democrats here say they are excited to be the first desire of Biden's campaign but added it's too early to endorse a candidate. (more...)
Connolly threatens to jail Trump officials who won't comply with subpoenas Connolly threatens to jail Trump officials who won't comply with subpoenas
- April 29, 2019

The president, departing the White House on Friday for Indianapolis, touted his administration's transparency throughout the almost two-year-long Russian Federation investigation led by Mueller and his team. In recent days, the Trump administration has made a flurry of moves to thwart congressional overseers. Almost a majority of Americans, 47%, say Trump tried to interfere with the investigation and that interference rises to the level of obstruction. (more...)
Tennessee police investigating whether shot suspect knew seven victims Tennessee police investigating whether shot suspect knew seven victims
- April 29, 2019

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said agents are responding to a scene in Sumner County where multiple bodies were found at a home on Charles Brown Road. Sumner County Sheriff Sonny Weatherford said "several bodies" were discovered at a home in northern Sumner County late afternoon on Saturday. A family friend identified three of the deceased victims as relatives of Cummins: David and Clara Cummins, the mother and father of the suspect, as well as Charlie Hosale, Cummins' uncle. (more...)
Cyprus slayings: Lake searched for bodies in suitcases Cyprus slayings: Lake searched for bodies in suitcases
- April 29, 2019

Nikos Metaxas, 35, is being held on suspicion of murder after providing information linking him to the bodies of three women, including that of an unidentified victim found yesterday at a shooting range outside the capital, Nicosia . The suspect initially denied killing Arquiola but reversed himself after a court hearing Thursday, a police official said. Six days later, the body of another Asian-looking woman was found in the same area. (more...)
Jeremy Hunt: Next Tory leader must be a Brexit believer… like me Jeremy Hunt: Next Tory leader must be a Brexit believer… like me
- April 28, 2019

Widdecombe stressed that she would still vote for the Conservatives in upcoming local elections but would stand for the Brexit Party in the European Union elections in order to ensure Brexit is delivered. "We further determined that we should remind colleagues that it is always available to them to write to me as chairman of the 1922 Committee raising concerns or setting out their thoughts - including concerns about the leadership of the party - and that the strength of opinion would be ... (more...)
European Union condemns order on issuance of Russian passport to citizens of Donbas European Union condemns order on issuance of Russian passport to citizens of Donbas
- April 28, 2019

Ukraine's Parliament on Thursday passed a law enforcing the use of the Ukrainian language in official settings, a move likely to rile Russian-speaking areas of the country and Moscow. "If Kiev implements the Minsk accord, we will seek a normalization of the situation", Putin said. The OSCE monitors the cease-fires. The legislation, making Ukrainian mandatory for civil servants, soldiers, doctors, and teachers, was championed by outgoing President Petro Poroshenko. (more...)
NRA Bombshell - Longtime Leader LaPierre Says Oliver North is Extorting Him NRA Bombshell - Longtime Leader LaPierre Says Oliver North is Extorting Him
- April 28, 2019

NRA President Lt Col Oliver North addresses the 148th National Rifle Association ( NRA ) annual meeting in Indianapolis , Indiana , U.S., April 26, 2019 . "The letter would contain a devastating account for our financial status, sexual harassment charges against a staff member, accusations of wardrobe expenses and excessive staff travel expenses", LaPierre wrote. (more...)
Several Injured, One Detained in San Diego Synagogue Shooting Several Injured, One Detained in San Diego Synagogue Shooting
- April 28, 2019

In an interview with CNN , Mayor Steve Vaus called the shooting "a hate crime". Saturday's shooting comes six months after almost a dozen people were shot and killed in a Pittsburgh synagogue. Minoo Anvari, an Iranian refugee whose husband was attending services inside when gunshots rang out, told KUSI-TV the wounded included a female friend and the rabbi, who was shot in the hand. (more...)
Massachusetts Judge Indicted for Allegedly Helping a Man Evade ICE Massachusetts Judge Indicted for Allegedly Helping a Man Evade ICE
- April 28, 2019

CBS Boston reports prosecutors allege that Newton District Court judge Shelley Joseph and court officer Wesley MacGregor helped a defendant leave through a back door to avoid being detained by an ICE officer . Medina-Perez, who is from the Dominican Republic and has been reported twice previously, is identified as "A.S." in the court documents . Newton police arrested the immigrant a year ago on a fugitive warrant for drunk driving in Pennsylvania and narcotics possession, the ... (more...)
Parrot Alerts Owners To Drug Raid By Shouting 'Police!' Parrot Alerts Owners To Drug Raid By Shouting 'Police!'
- April 27, 2019

It is being kept at a zoo in Teresina, Oliberal .com reports . But this appears to be based off little more than the police's version of events, and there are reasons to doubt their account. Web users called for the release of the bird and an environmentalist named Jaqueline Lustosa told Meio Norte that she had gone to the police department in attempt to free the bird. (more...)
'Iran will not let any country replace its oil in the market' 'Iran will not let any country replace its oil in the market'
- April 27, 2019

In part because of soaring domestic production, U.S. commercial crude oil inventories last week hit a October 2017 high of 460.63 million barrels, the energy information administration said on Wednesday. This week, the Trump administration announced that it would not be renewing sanctions exemptions on Iranian oil exports that were provided to various countries, including China, Japan and Turkey, among others. (more...)
North Korea billed United States $2M for hospital care for Otto Warmbier North Korea billed United States $2M for hospital care for Otto Warmbier
- April 26, 2019

The Post reported Thursday that two officials familiar with the situation said the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) presented the US Treasury with the bill two years ago before it would return Warmbier, who had fallen into a coma while in North Korean custody. (more...)
1.5 million people to be affected by Cyclone Kenneth 1.5 million people to be affected by Cyclone Kenneth
- April 26, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth , now a powerful Category 4 storm, is expected to hit a different, northern part of the African nation late Thursday (local time). The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) said the storm would make landfall in Tanzania and Mozambique after it was spotted in the north western parts of Madagascar travelling at the speed of 160 km/hr, as reported by the East African. (more...)
North Korea's Ghost Ships Help Get Around Sanctions North Korea's Ghost Ships Help Get Around Sanctions
- April 26, 2019

Putin's last summit with a North Korean leader was in 2002 when his counterpart was Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Un's father and predecessor. Mr Kim wants the USA to ease the sanctions to reciprocate for some partial disarmament steps he took a year ago. (more...)
Donald Trump state visit to United Kingdom set for June, announces Buckingham Palace Donald Trump state visit to United Kingdom set for June, announces Buckingham Palace
- April 26, 2019

It said 10,000 officers from across the country were needed to cover the occasion. The offer was accepted, but President Trump pulled out amid fears over widespread protests. According to ANI news reports , Trump will be welcomed with a similar ceremony which was received by former U.S. president Obama. The Trumps visited the United Kingdom in July 2018, but only for a two-day working visit, and he was not officially invited by the Queen. (more...)
Worker dies after falling into meat grinder at Pennsylvania plant Worker dies after falling into meat grinder at Pennsylvania plant
- April 25, 2019

The woman, an employee at the Economy Locker Storage Company in northern Pennsylvania, was found dead on Monday morning by a coworker who said they responded after hearing odd noises coming from the commercial machine, authorities said Tuesday. (more...)
Trump threatens to send armed troops to Mexican border Trump threatens to send armed troops to Mexican border
- April 25, 2019

His comment comes after the Associated Press reported US soldiers were stopped and questioned by Mexican troops this month, while conducting a surveillance operation on the USA side of the border. The incident has sparked a Pentagon investigation, which the official said "will help us modify any instructions that we're giving the troops" about how to deal with such a situation. (more...)
United Kingdom to 'defy' U.S. over Huawei amid security concerns United Kingdom to 'defy' U.S. over Huawei amid security concerns
- April 25, 2019

The decision came despite opposition from key cabinet ministers. The agreement reached at the NSC will be unveiled by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport "in the spring", according to May's official spokesman, although it is understood further work on safeguards needs to be done first. (more...)
Member of civilian border group facing firearms charges Member of civilian border group facing firearms charges
- April 24, 2019

In an affidavit, David S. Gabriel, an FBI special agent, said the bureau was made aware of the activities of Hopkins after receiving reports in October 2017 of "alleged militia extremist activity" in northwestern New Mexico. The federal agency said it had information at the time that that 20-member group was armed with weapons, including AK-47 rifles. On Friday, the governor called the militia's actions "absolutely unacceptable". (more...)
Israeli minister condemns Sanders' remarks on Israeli minister condemns Sanders' remarks on "racist" Netanyahu government
- April 24, 2019

To express our appreciation, I will name a town or a village in the Golan Height after Donald Trump . "And there is more joy - a few weeks ago I brought President Trump's official recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights forever". (more...)