Trump nominee dodges question on segregation

David Vitter , the diaper-fetishist who was a regular client of the DC Madam. It cites a dossier from the left-wing Alliance for Justice compiling her past pro-life advocacy, including that she spoke at a 2013 rally outside the site of a new Pla... More..

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Dublin lord mayor beats Israel ban due to 'spelling error'
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Dublin lord mayor beats Israel ban due to 'spelling error'

Israel had aimed to block his entry because of his support for the BDS movement that advocates boycotts against it. Interior Minister Arieh Deri ordered an inquiry Wednesday after Mac Donncha announced he was...More..

British PM recall ministers for emergency meeting, weighs Syria action
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

British PM recall ministers for emergency meeting, weighs Syria action

US President Donald Trump warned Russian Federation on Wednesday of imminent military action in Syria over the suspected attack, declaring that missiles "will be coming" and lambasting Moscow for standing by Sy...More..

Backpage.com CEO pleads guilty to conspiracy and money laundering
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Backpage.com CEO pleads guilty to conspiracy and money laundering

Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. "Last Friday, the Department of Justice seized Backpage, and it can no longer be used by criminals to promote and f...More..

While another Republican calls on Greitens to resign, others stay silent
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

While another Republican calls on Greitens to resign, others stay silent

Eric Greitens initiated a physically aggressive unwanted sexual encounter with his hairdresser and threatened to distribute a partially nude photo of her if she spoke about it, according to testimony from the w...More..

Suspected toxic attack in Syria kills dozens
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Suspected toxic attack in Syria kills dozens

It leaves open the question of whether the USA president will opt for a "discrete punishment or a more ambitious and co-ordinated" response , says The Guardian's diplomatic editor Patrick Wintour. Referring ...More..

More than 40% of Americans don't know what Auschwitz is, survey finds
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

More than 40% of Americans don't know what Auschwitz is, survey finds

The poll has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points. And at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, near Chicago, visitors can speak with one of seven holograms of s...More..

Trump Warns Russia US Missiles 'Will Be Coming' to Syria
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Trump Warns Russia US Missiles 'Will Be Coming' to Syria

Trump made his latest statement in a tweet this morning. President Trump warned Russian Federation on Wednesday to "get ready" for a missile attack on its Syrian ally, but tweeted Thursday that it may ...More..

by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Palestinian man killed in clashes with Israeli troops in Gaza

Over 30 Palestinian protesters have been shot dead after approaching the Israeli fence. Mr Mehl, who was responding to claims by the Ghanaian MP that he was refused entry into Palestine by the State of Is...More..

Trump attorney Michael Cohen says he's
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Trump attorney Michael Cohen says he's "not worried" by Federal Bureau of Investigation raids

Although Trump won't actually be at the club as part of the show - the president will be represented by an impersonator, according to Truth manager Steve K. His rage is tied to Mueller's decision to cross the...More..

Trump and Putin bid for Turkish support
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Trump and Putin bid for Turkish support

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on 12 April said Turkey was anxious by the "arm wrestling" of world powers over Syria, as tensions soared between Washington and Moscow after threats of possible USA air...More..

by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Syria conflict: Assad regime's runways in line of US fire

A World Health Organization statement yesterday didn't confirm outright that a chemical weapons attack had taken place. The term was meant to contrast with "dumb" bombs lacking such technology. More than 2,0...More..

Congress demands EPA chief answer questions about lavish spending
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Congress demands EPA chief answer questions about lavish spending

Chmielewski, a Republican, is a supporter of and former campaign aide to Donald Trump . When planning a trip to Italy, Mr. Pruitt "refused to stay at hotels recommended by the U.S. An EPA spokesperson pr...More..

Alberta premier says 'something' coming from Ottawa on Trans Mountain impasse
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Alberta premier says 'something' coming from Ottawa on Trans Mountain impasse

Laura Jones, the executive vice-president of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, accused the B.C. government of "creating mayhem and mischief with respect to a project that has already been approve...More..

Kathua rape: The charges and the role played by the 8 accused
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Kathua rape: The charges and the role played by the 8 accused

The J&K police's Crime Branch earlier this week filed two separate chargesheets against eight accused in the case in a court at Kathua in spite of resistance by a group of local lawyers. #KathuaMurderCase #Un...More..

Death toll from Humboldt Broncos bus crash rises to 16
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Death toll from Humboldt Broncos bus crash rises to 16

Pinch urges participants to post a photo of themselves in a jersey on social media with #jerseysforhumboldt. "Flags will remain at half mast until the final funeral has been held for those who lost their live...More..

Snow, ice pellets, freezing rain on tap for Almaguin this weekend
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Snow, ice pellets, freezing rain on tap for Almaguin this weekend

Sadly, the precipitation may start off as freezing rain early in the morning before quickly changing to rain as temperatures rise above the freezing mark (which is, of course, great news). According to the stat...More..

Will Steve Scalise be the next Speaker of the House?
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Will Steve Scalise be the next Speaker of the House?

Either way, it's clear that Ryan intends to set up McCarthy for the position should Republicans retain the House. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), (center), speaks to the media while flanked by House Majorit...More..

Trump has not laid out timetable for Syria attack response - White House
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Trump has not laid out timetable for Syria attack response - White House

The advice of the lawyers takes on greater significance following the departure of key aides, such as Hope Hicks, who recently resigned as White House communications director. Mueller, with senators urging the ...More..

California family disappears after leaving on spring break road trip
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

California family disappears after leaving on spring break road trip

The 911 call was released for the first time Wednesday by the Clark County Regional Emergency Services Agency in Washington. Caller: Well they have four black children, which that part doesn't matter, but the...More..

by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Names of four destructive 2017 storms officially retired

Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate were retired by the organization's Region IV Hurricane Committee . The 2005 season has the most retired names (Dennis, Katrina, Rita, Stan and Wilma) for one season, the hurrican...More..

Macron has 'proof', to decide on Syria air strikes
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Macron has 'proof', to decide on Syria air strikes

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that his government has proof Bashar al-Assad's regime used chemical weapons in an attack on a suburb in Syria last week. The British Cabinet is meeting t...More..

Former US House Speaker To Promote Legalizing Marijuana
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Former US House Speaker To Promote Legalizing Marijuana

Whether in the field of medicine or the realm of business, local leaders have begun discussing the impact of legalized marijuana. The two Democratic candidates will probably agree on most issues, but Cuomo has ...More..

Trump Reverses Course and Proposes Rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Trump Reverses Course and Proposes Rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to explore the feasibility of re-entering the TPP. Eric SasseWorried GOP views Trump trade war with angst The Memo: "Trump's risky gambit on trade roils markets GO...More..

N Korea's parliament convenes to approve national agenda
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

N Korea's parliament convenes to approve national agenda

The parliament assembly had been in focus due to the flurry of diplomacy recently seen centering on North Korea including the inter-Korean summit , with policymakers keen to see whether Kim Jong Un would o...More..

Taliban Kill a Governor and Overrun a Government Compound
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Taliban Kill a Governor and Overrun a Government Compound

A district governor in Afghanistan's Parwan province says a sticky bomb has destroyed an oil tanker outside the Bagram military base north of the Afghan capital Kabul . The insurgent group's spokesman, Zabihul...More..

by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

GOP readies response to Comey memoir

Republicans hope to remind Democrats why they disliked Comey by assailing his credibility, shining a new light on his conduct and pointing out his contradictions - or the three Cs. It's a sign of the intense an...More..

Macron: France has 'proof' Assad used chemical weapons
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Macron: France has 'proof' Assad used chemical weapons

On Thursday, however, he tweeted: "Never said when an attack on Syria would take place". Also on Thursday, the UN Security Council is to hold an emergency meeting to discuss on the crisis. Activists and m...More..

Trump says Syria attack 'very soon or not so soon at all!'
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Trump says Syria attack 'very soon or not so soon at all!'

The White House National Security team will meet later that day, a source told CNN. The speaker of Russia's parliament said that the "whole world is horrified by" the president's tweet . "Chemical weapon...More..

Russian Federation urges United States to refrain from Syria attack
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Russian Federation urges United States to refrain from Syria attack

Twelve council members voted in favour, while Bolivia joined Russian Federation in voting against, and China abstained. Russia substantially amended those elements and presented them as a Russian-drafted reso...More..

National Enquirer Paid Trump Doorman $30000 To Quiet Affair Rumors
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

National Enquirer Paid Trump Doorman $30000 To Quiet Affair Rumors

Sajudin refused to discuss the story with the Associated Press unless he was paid. The attacker was said to have been a Muslim "extremist" who confronted Trump while posing as a Fox News commentator. Daniel...More..

Florida school shooter wants victims to have his inheritance
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Florida school shooter wants victims to have his inheritance

Cruz does not want those funds, whatever money that he is entitled to", lawyer Melissa McNeill told a Broward County judge on Wednesday. "He would like that money donated to an organization that the victims fam...More..

Kansas, NC State tied to FBI's college basketball probe
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Kansas, NC State tied to FBI's college basketball probe

Federal prosecutors have filed additional counts against former Adidas executive Jim Gatto, who is accused of making illegal payments to ensure at least two players went to Kansas . The amount allegedly paid t...More..

by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Trump yet to make decision on Syria action, says Mattis

Speaking at a House Armed Services Committee hearing, Mattis made the comments as justification for last year's US missile strikes on Syria but did not suggest what military action the administration might take...More..

Gaza is hit by airstrike; Palestinian man reported killed
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Gaza is hit by airstrike; Palestinian man reported killed

In a statement summarising a preliminary investigation, the military spokesman said the incident took place took place on December 22, amid Palestinian unrest at US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jer...More..

China set up military jamming equipment on Spratly Islands, US says
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

China set up military jamming equipment on Spratly Islands, US says

Ren was quoted as saying on the ministry's website that it was China's right to take such measures, which he said help protect its sovereignty and security along with regional peace and stability. In addition t...More..

Thursday's First Warning Forecast: Sunny, windy, and much warmer
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday's First Warning Forecast: Sunny, windy, and much warmer

We will be warming up nicely into the afternoon today seeing highs in the lower 80's with breezy winds out of the south. Skies will remain mostly sunny throughout this afternoon. Winds could gust as high a...More..

OPCW plays into UK's hands
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

OPCW plays into UK's hands

According to the message, the OPCW did not name the nerve agent as Novichok , but said it agreed with the UK's findings on its identity. The Novichok class of nerve agents was developed in the Soviet Uni...More..

House committee rejects bill to abolish death penalty
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

House committee rejects bill to abolish death penalty

This was despite an overall decrease of 1 percent in executions across the region against figures from 2016, the report said. In Afghanistan, five people were put to death by hanging, the report said, in wh...More..

Syrian forces frees Douma, entire Eastern Ghouta, from terrorists: Russian Federation
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Syrian forces frees Douma, entire Eastern Ghouta, from terrorists: Russian Federation

But the terrorist group has sought to remain in the town as a local force, the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. According to Russian official news agency TASS, Yuri Yevtushenko, the chief o...More..

LA is getting the MLB All-Star game
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

LA is getting the MLB All-Star game

The Dodgers have not hosted the game since 1980. Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register reported on Tuesday that the Los Angeles Dodgers have been awarded the 2020 MLB All-Star Game, with the offic...More..

Pakistan singer shot dead for not standing up while singing
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Pakistan singer shot dead for not standing up while singing

The singer reportedly refused to comply to his demand apparently because she was pregnant. Although the audience was left stunned, many people came forward to take the 24-year-old to a local hospital where sh...More..

Rouhani congratulates Ilham Aliyev for reelection as Azerbaijan's pres.
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Rouhani congratulates Ilham Aliyev for reelection as Azerbaijan's pres.

The Yeni Azerbaycan Party, together with the Automobile Federation of Azerbaijan , didn't wait for the final results of the elections: they organised a street auto race in downtown Baku in order to celebra...More..

United Kingdom likely to be SA's biggest foreign direct investor - even after Brexit
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

United Kingdom likely to be SA's biggest foreign direct investor - even after Brexit

According to a Deloitte survey of chief financial officers (CFOs) at some of the UK's biggest businesses, companies are now less pessimistic about Brexit after ministers agreed the terms of a transition pe...More..

PM Modi, BJP leaders observes fast today
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

PM Modi, BJP leaders observes fast today

BJP national president Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath after paying tribute to social reformer Jyotiba Phule on his birth anniversary in Lucknow on Wednesday. As per the data comp...More..

Weather Alert Day: Strong storms expected Friday evening
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Weather Alert Day: Strong storms expected Friday evening

The wind gust could reach over 40 miles per hour Thursday . We will be warming up nicely into the afternoon today seeing highs in the lower 80's with breezy winds out of the south. The National Weather Service...More..

Cameroon's MIA count rises on the Gold Coast
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Cameroon's MIA count rises on the Gold Coast

Simon Molombe, Cameroon's press oficer, spoke of how shocked he was by the actions of boxers Christian Ndzie Tsoye and Simplice Fotsala alongside weightlifters Olivier Matam Matam, Arcangeline Fouodji and Pet...More..

Business impacted by oil and gas ban
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Business impacted by oil and gas ban

Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods explained the decision on TVNZ1's Breakfast today. The New Zealand government will continue offering the onshore region of Taranaki for exploration, and will also not...More..

Baby born four years after parents death in China
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Baby born four years after parents death in China

The newspaper explained how the lack of precedent for a case of this kind had forced the couple's parents to go through a legal minefield before the surrogacy could proceed. There was no precedent as to whether...More..

Liverpool targeting Champions League final, hope to avoid Real Madrid - Dejan Lovren
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Liverpool targeting Champions League final, hope to avoid Real Madrid - Dejan Lovren

His team started in a similar manner to how Liverpool had played the previous Wednesday. 'In a one-off game like the final in Kiev, I definitely think Liverpool can beat Real but, over two legs, it will b...More..