Deadly blasts rock Somalia after months of relative calm

A vehicle bomb went off in the Somali capital, followed by a second blast and gunfire near the president's residence, police and a Reuters witness said on Friday. Smoke rises after auto bombs explode in Mogadishu, Somalia February 23, 2018 in this ... More..

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Merkel hopes United Nations will agree on Syria ceasefire this evening
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Merkel hopes United Nations will agree on Syria ceasefire this evening

The Russian Federation and Iranian regime have bolstered Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad in what has been a ruinous war that has sparked a refugee crisis and killed hundreds of thousands of Syrians. U.S. Ambass...More..

West Virginia House OKs surplus funding to offset insurance
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

West Virginia House OKs surplus funding to offset insurance

Jim Justice signed a bill Wednesday to give teachers a 2 percent pay raise starting in July, and an additional 1 percent pay increase in 2020 and 2021. "Even when we know a big snow is coming, we [make sure] th...More..

China is no threat to Australia, Turnbull says before visit to US
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

China is no threat to Australia, Turnbull says before visit to US

Mr Trump said he was keen to visit Australia, saying it was "a great place". CANBERRA, Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads to the United States on Wednesday accompanied by the largest Australian...More..

Trump Vows to Push Comprehensive Background Checks and 'Raise Age to 21'
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Trump Vows to Push Comprehensive Background Checks and 'Raise Age to 21'

President Donald Trump defended the National Rifle Association on Thursday, saying he believes the organization wants to "do the right thing" in wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida , that kil...More..

TE Martellus Bennett wants to play in 2018, per report
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

TE Martellus Bennett wants to play in 2018, per report

The Patriots owe Bennett a $2 million roster bonus on March 14 and would then need to pay him the remaining amount due on his three-year, $21 million deal with the Packers during the next two seasons, which w...More..

Vehicle strikes security barrier near White House, driver apprehended
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Vehicle strikes security barrier near White House, driver apprehended

MSNBC managed to get a camera on scene. Her vehicle did not breach the security barrier of the White House and no officials were injured, they said. Multiple "fence jumpers" were apprehended during the Obama ...More..

Minneapolis Mayor: Students in walkout are NRA's 'worst nightmare'
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Minneapolis Mayor: Students in walkout are NRA's 'worst nightmare'

At Powell High School, a student says 150-200 students walked out of class with the administration's approval. "While this is a wonderful opportunity to talk with students about the movement and the long hist...More..

Hero German shepherd beaten, shot while protecting teen during home invasion
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Hero German shepherd beaten, shot while protecting teen during home invasion

It was the sound of sirens that finally scared the burglars away. The dog survived the attack but suffered injury to both of its hind legs as well as a bullet to its neck. They eventually came to the room whe...More..

Legal pressure intensifies on former Trump campaign aides
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Legal pressure intensifies on former Trump campaign aides

On 3 January Mr Manafort sued Mr Mueller for overstepping his mandate, calling the Russian Federation probe "completely unmoored" from the special counsel's original jurisdiction. Friday. Mueller was appointe...More..

Iran considering development of own cryptocurrency
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Iran considering development of own cryptocurrency

Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi, head of Iran's Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, said the test model for a "cloud-based digital currency " is now under development and will be submitted ...More..

Theresa May faces threat of rebellion over customs union
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Theresa May faces threat of rebellion over customs union

Ministers were divided on the future planned relationship with the European Union. "We must take it step by step starting tomorrow", he said. This would proceed regardless of whether Prime Minister There...More..

Trump promises 'ATTACKS WOULD END' if teachers armed
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Trump promises 'ATTACKS WOULD END' if teachers armed

He further took to Twitter to clarify his stance after facing backlash and said that he was talking about making teachers "gun adept" by giving them "military or special training experience" and concealed g...More..

NRA chief LaPierre: Democrats 'hate individual freedom'
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

NRA chief LaPierre: Democrats 'hate individual freedom'

He says opponents of gun rights want to "sweep under the carpet" the failure of school safety, families "and even the unbelievable failure of the FBI" to prevent the shootings. He said "elites" want to "eradic...More..

Florida man who killed student screams 'murderers!' during execution
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Florida man who killed student screams 'murderers!' during execution

Florida Department of Corrections Communications Director Michelle Glady said Branch's last meal consisted of "pork chops, a t-bone steak, french fries, two pints of Ben and Jerry's ice cream and a bottle of g...More..

Strikes pound Syria enclave as world fumbles for response
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Strikes pound Syria enclave as world fumbles for response

Moscow has vetoed 10 previous United Nations resolutions on Syria and has consistently used its permanent seat on the security council to shield the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, from concerted Unite...More..

Angry Birds Developer Reporting Big Losses For Past Year
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Angry Birds Developer Reporting Big Losses For Past Year

The stock dropped almost 40 percent during trading in Helsinki , marking the company's worst share plunge since its initial public offering in September. Its shares crashed 49.7 percent to 4.9 euros by 1540 GM...More..

AMBER Alert issued for 8-year-old Cape Coral girl
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

AMBER Alert issued for 8-year-old Cape Coral girl

After an Amber Alert was issued in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama, the girl from Cape Coral Florida, has been located safe and in good condition in Eufaula Alabama. "Odierna is 4'3" and 80 pounds. She has blon...More..

Bjoergen becomes most successful winter Olympian with 14 medals
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Bjoergen becomes most successful winter Olympian with 14 medals

Even Krushelnitsky's own Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation team mates were at a loss to understand why a curler would need to dope or how they could, with Russian Federation under the drugs spotlight aft...More..

Father charged in the stabbing death of his 2-year-old son
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Father charged in the stabbing death of his 2-year-old son

The sister then contacted other members of the child's family and told them to check on the child. The child was found unresponsive about 1:55 p.m. Wednesday in a second-floor apartment in the 2700 block of S...More..

by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Russia Denies Role in Deadly Air Strikes on Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Guterres recalled that Eastern Ghouta has been designated as a de-escalation zone by Russia , Iran and Turkey and he reminded all parties "of their commitments in this regard". A new wave of bombs struck S...More..

by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Must Watch Stocks: McDonald's Corp. (MCD), Fossil Group, Inc. (FOSL)

McDonald's Corp. ( MCD ) ended its previous trading session at $158.64 with the Gain of 0.94%. Overall, 6.49 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average trading volume of 3.83 Million shares. After $1.49 ...More..

Two people injured after early-morning shooting on Southeastern Louisiana University's campus
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Two people injured after early-morning shooting on Southeastern Louisiana University's campus

Southeastern Louisiana University officials says two people have suffered non-life threatening injuries after gunshots were fired on campus. University police sent out an alert at 4:02 a.m. Officials said l...More..

USA envoy summoned to Palace over threat assessment report
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

USA envoy summoned to Palace over threat assessment report

US Ambassador Sung Kim met with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea after the release of a report that listed President Rodrigo Duterte as a threat to democracy in Southeast Asia. Malacañang said the meeting...More..

Rajya Sabha seats from Odisha to go to polls on March 23
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Rajya Sabha seats from Odisha to go to polls on March 23

Some of the members, whose terms are ending, include union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad , Dharmendra Pradhan, JP Nadda, Thaawarchand Gehlot and Ramdas Athawale. His term was to end in April, 2022. Four more...More..

Odisha Minister's kin attacked ahead of bypoll
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Odisha Minister's kin attacked ahead of bypoll

BJD vice-president and senior minister Surjya Narayanan Patro, general secretary and MLA Pradeep Panigrahi, Rajya Sabha member Pratap Keshari Deb, minister of state for tourism and culture Ashok Panda, BJD MLA ...More..

North Korea to send delegation to closing of Pyeongchang Olympics
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

North Korea to send delegation to closing of Pyeongchang Olympics

The department handles inter-Korean relations. Vice President Mike Pence led the US delegation to attend the opening ceremony of the Olympics earlier this month, but there was no meeting between Pence and Kim...More..

Victims in shooting at Asbury Park home identified
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Victims in shooting at Asbury Park home identified

School officials were alerted and the school was briefly placed on lockdown following the arrest. The spokesperson said authorities are still looking for other suspects. "Any act of violence is always dishearte...More..

Lebanon, Armenia vow to enhance ties
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Lebanon, Armenia vow to enhance ties

The Lebanese president has been on an official two-day visit to Armenia since Wednesday, where he also met with House Speaker Ara Babloyan and Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan. Speaking to Annahar on Thursday,...More..

Henry Bolton quits Ukip after being ousted as leader
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Henry Bolton quits Ukip after being ousted as leader

The resulting uproar saw the 25-year-old immediately suspended from the UK Independent Party. Henry Bolton laughed as he admitted he never broke up with Jo Marney. "There are people on social media and we all...More..

Trump Jr:
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Trump Jr: "I love" Indian media, but USA media? Not so much

For at least a week before Trump Jr. arrived in India on Tuesday, several major Indian newspapers carried glossy, front-page advertisements with the statement, "Trump has arrived". Trump's speech might send mix...More..

Police lay sixth murder charge against accused killer Bruce McArthur
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Police lay sixth murder charge against accused killer Bruce McArthur

McArthur, a self-employed landscaper, was arrested and charged with the first-degree murder of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman on January 18, following a months-long probe into missing persons cases of missing me...More..

Nigel Farage In Disbelief Over Labour's Post-Brexit Customs Union Plan
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Nigel Farage In Disbelief Over Labour's Post-Brexit Customs Union Plan

Late Thursday, her office said in a terse statement that the group met for eight hours, that it dined on cream of sweet corn soup and slow braised Guinness short rib of beef and that May would set out "the way ...More..

Missouri governor defiant after indictment linked to affair
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Missouri governor defiant after indictment linked to affair

The announcement Friday came as Greitens told the group that he would not be attending the separate National Governors Association's annual winter meeting this weekend here. The charges are unfounded and basele...More..

Adelson offers to help Trump administration pay for US Jerusalem embassy
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Adelson offers to help Trump administration pay for US Jerusalem embassy

Israeli Intelligence Minister Israel Katz on Friday congratulated U.S. President Donald Trump for announcing that the U.S. embassy would move to Jerusalem for Israel's 70th anniversary. The rushed schedule me...More..

UK's Brexit 'war cabinet' agrees on industry regulations
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

UK's Brexit 'war cabinet' agrees on industry regulations

During an exclusive LBC interview, the shadow foreign secretary suggested her party would be willing to give up the UK's ability to sign independent trade agreements - in return for a new EU customs union . "I...More..

by | Friday, February 23, 2018

May holds Chequers Brexit cabinet meeting

But the British government , split into supporters of a tougher and softer line to take, has so far been unable to make any proposals, other than sticking to the initial position that Britain no longer wante...More..

Winter Olympics: Ivanka in Pyeonchang for closing ceremony
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Winter Olympics: Ivanka in Pyeonchang for closing ceremony

The DPRK sent its athletes and cheerleaders as well as a high-ranking delegation to PyeongChang , showing its willingness to improve inter-Korean relations and ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula. "Pence on ...More..

Sessions Calls For Review Of FBI, DOJ Processes After Florida Shooting
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Sessions Calls For Review Of FBI, DOJ Processes After Florida Shooting

In his science class, Cruz was "very compliant" and "helpful to his peers", the records said. James also told CBS News he thought there was only one key to the gun safe where he made Cruz keep his weapo...More..

Classes at Dubuque Senior canceled due to shooting threat
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Classes at Dubuque Senior canceled due to shooting threat

A school district and a high school in central OH are closed because of threats. "Any additional details specific to this matter will be released under the jurisdiction and direction of the Blaine Police Depart...More..

by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Armed security guard at Florida school did nothing to prevent gunman

When asked how Peterson should have reacted, Israel said he should have gone inside "addressed the killer, killed the killer". Asked what the deputy should have done, Israel replied, "Went in". The shooting h...More..

President Trump: 'I try like hell to hide that bald spot, folks'
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

President Trump: 'I try like hell to hide that bald spot, folks'

Congress this fall. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Fox News host Sean Hannity. Pence took a more nuanced tone during his speech. "You have the trend of the dumbing down of conservatism, the entertainment aspec...More..

Snow winding down this morning; another storm expected this weekend
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Snow winding down this morning; another storm expected this weekend

On the warm side of the system, severe weather is forecast from west of Dallas to Little Rock to Nashville on Saturday afternoon. By Saturday morning, heavy rain will be falling on parts of the Ohio Riv...More..

Midwest Could Face Severe Flooding, Other Problems
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Midwest Could Face Severe Flooding, Other Problems

Officials say Friday the Kent County sheriff's marine division assisted Plainfield Township authorities in rescuing a resident. "This city has not seen flooding like this in the last 45 years", Elkhart Mayor ...More..

Myanmar bulldozing Rohingya villages, human rights group claims
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Myanmar bulldozing Rohingya villages, human rights group claims

No names of generals to be targeted for sanctions have been discussed, the diplomats said, but the United States said in December it was sanctioning Major General Maung Maung Soe, who is accused of a crackdown ...More..

Court records show Kat West killed with bottle of Lucid Absinthe
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Court records show Kat West killed with bottle of Lucid Absinthe

Police say Kat West was killed by blunt force trauma but aren't getting more specific than that. Bond was set at $500,000, a jail log showed. William West, 44, worked as a campus police officer at Birmingham-...More..

Kerala tribal youth beaten to death by lynch mob
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Kerala tribal youth beaten to death by lynch mob

The charge was that Madhu would steal rice and other food items from shops in the area. The video also depicts a person beating him from behind. He was beaten up by the local people, who accused him of stealing...More..

NRA chief accuses gun control lobbyists of politicising Florida school massacre
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

NRA chief accuses gun control lobbyists of politicising Florida school massacre

He called the group "Great American Patriots". That's why, despite polls that show large majorities in support of things like universal background checks or even a nationwide assault ban, pro-gun rights p...More..

Florida students pushing for gun regulations face pushback
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Florida students pushing for gun regulations face pushback

Big Sky High School students also staged a walkout to join Hellgate and other high schools across the country. But despite its size, the outpouring of love from this rural St. Numerous incidents involve the t...More..

FLORIDA SHOOTING: Nelson credits Rubio for attending town hall
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

FLORIDA SHOOTING: Nelson credits Rubio for attending town hall

The student-driven movement to rewrite U.S. gun laws showed no sign of waning a week after a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida school, with politicians yielding to pressure to respond. "I think it should be ...More..