Team Nigeria win 2 bronze medals at Commonwealth Games

With the bout over three rounds, each three minutes long, Robertson's Games lasted just nine minutes. A disconsolate Robertson said she took no satisfaction from winning bronze and felt she did enough to beat Whiteside, who was the aggressor throug... More..

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Russia Says Has Proof Britain Was Behind Alleged Syria Chemical Attack

Only three countries - Russia , China and Bolivia - voted in favor of the resolution at the end of an emergency meeting of the 15-member council called by Russia on Saturday. There was no word from Putin himse...More..

Smog in key north China region rises 27 pct in March - ministry
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Smog in key north China region rises 27 pct in March - ministry

Xi did not offer a specific timeframe for developing the Hainan FTZ or how it will operate. A major smog indicator in China's industrial Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region rose by more than a quarter in March, th...More..

Trump considers rejoining Obama's TPP
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Trump considers rejoining Obama's TPP

He argued that the deals were terribly negotiated, ripping off the USA and hurting American workers and manufacturing. As he often does, the President started to change gears after hearing complaints from imp...More..

Remembered Anti-Apartheid Fighter Winnie Mandela at UN
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Remembered Anti-Apartheid Fighter Winnie Mandela at UN

To many, she was loved as the " mother of the nation " even in her final days. Her daughter, Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, was among the speakers at the funeral. "But her contribution can not be overlooked", he sai...More..

President Buhari pledges to ensure rescue of remaining Chibok schoolgirls
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

President Buhari pledges to ensure rescue of remaining Chibok schoolgirls

The schoolgirls were abducted on April 19, 2014, by the Boko Haram . President Buhari noted that the recovery of more than 100 of the girls that were kidnapped through the Federal Government's determined eff...More..

What we know about the military strikes on Syria
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

What we know about the military strikes on Syria

The third target, which was also near Homs, contained both a chemical weapons equipment storage facility and a command post. Syrian state media slammed Western strikes on Saturday as illegal and "doomed to ...More..

South Africa lays to rest 'Mama' Winnie Mandela today
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

South Africa lays to rest 'Mama' Winnie Mandela today

I can only imagine how this continent would've been with her leadership", Patel said. During her husband's 27-year incarceration, Madikizela-Mandela campaigned tirelessly for his release and for the rights of...More..

Airstrikes in Syria
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Airstrikes in Syria "appropriate reaction" - Turkey

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Joseph Dunford said at a joint news conference with American Secretary of Defense James Mattis. Erdogan said he had a "sleepless night" as he monitored all the developments. "Ba...More..

Tributes paid to Cork-born singer Timmy Matley who died aged 36
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Tributes paid to Cork-born singer Timmy Matley who died aged 36

The band announced the passing of the Cork-born vocalist on Twitter saying that the news was "as heartbreaking for you (the fans) as all of us". 'We appreciate your love and support at this hard time'. 'Sleep...More..

Three in hospital after stabbing, family dispute, officials say
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Three in hospital after stabbing, family dispute, officials say

SAN FRANCISCO - A woman was drunk when she drove her large family off a Northern California cliff last month and her wife and several children had large amounts of a drug in their systems that can cause dr...More..

Man arrested after allegedly shooting into Salisbury home
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Man arrested after allegedly shooting into Salisbury home

Cruse was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries and was treated and released. The incident happened at the Joe Slovo informal settlement where a demolition process ran by the municipality was ta...More..

Tehran denounces US-led attack on Syria, warns of regional repercussions
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Tehran denounces US-led attack on Syria, warns of regional repercussions

The chairman of the global affairs committee of Russia's upper house of parliament, Konstantin Kosachev, described the air strikes as a groundless attack on a sovereign government, Interfax said. But other advi...More..

Pence to press hard line on Venezuela, promote U.S. trade
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Pence to press hard line on Venezuela, promote U.S. trade

Filling in for his boss, US Vice President Mike Pence intends to promote the US as a steady trading partner and press Latin American partners to further isolate Venezuela during his weekend trip to Peru. Nica...More..

Eight Cameroon athletes missing at Commonwealth Games in Australia
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Eight Cameroon athletes missing at Commonwealth Games in Australia

In a news conference, David Gruvemberg, the federation's chief executive officer, said they have launched an investigation into the reports. "We have asked the Commonwealth Games Association of India to e...More..

MSU President Offered Secret Settlement in Nassar Sex-Abuse Suit, Woman Says
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

MSU President Offered Secret Settlement in Nassar Sex-Abuse Suit, Woman Says

Lorincz told those at the Board of Trustees meeting that she felt very uncomfortable in the private meeting with Engler, especially when Engler told her that Rachael Denhollander - the first Nassar victim to pu...More..

Criminal investigation into Trump lawyer began months ago
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Criminal investigation into Trump lawyer began months ago

The Justice Department announced Friday that Cohen has been "under criminal investigation" for months in NY over his business dealings. The hearing concerned a motion by Cohen seeking an order restraining fed...More..

Syria says Western attack is 'doomed to fail'
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Syria says Western attack is 'doomed to fail'

CBS News foreign correspondent Seth Doane, who is the only American network correspondent in Damascus, reported that as President Trump was speaking around 4 a.m. Joseph Dunford met with the president at the ...More..

Karnataka Polls: Cong Likely To Finalise First List Of Candidates Today
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Karnataka Polls: Cong Likely To Finalise First List Of Candidates Today

According to the India Today-Karvy Insights opinion poll, HD Deve Gowda's Janata Dal (Secular) will play the kingmaker in Karnataka. The surveyors add that the ruling Congress will achieve an overall vote sha...More..

Russia's USA ambassador warns of consequences for Syria strikes
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Russia's USA ambassador warns of consequences for Syria strikes

The Syrian foreign ministry said the US-led strikes would only "lead to inflaming tensions in the world" and threaten worldwide security. "The most important thing is to refrain from ill-considered and risk...More..

UK's United Nations ambassador denies Russian accusation
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

UK's United Nations ambassador denies Russian accusation

When Syrian President Bashar Assad's government was teetering on the brink of collapse in 2015, it took Putin just a few weeks to mount a military campaign that saved Russia's longtime ally and eventually tur...More..

Tech Tent: Questions for Zuckerberg and Cambridge
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Tech Tent: Questions for Zuckerberg and Cambridge

It is less than two years since one of his closest lieutenants, Andrew Bosworth, wrote in an internal memo : "The ugly truth is that we believe in connecting people so deeply than anything that allows us to ...More..

UN Chief Presses Security Council For Action Over Syria
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

UN Chief Presses Security Council For Action Over Syria

The U.N. Security Council met for the fourth time this week on Syria as U.S. President Donald Trump considers military action over the alleged gas attack by government forces on the town of Douma last Satur...More..

Arizona governor promises 20% raise for teachers by 2020
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Arizona governor promises 20% raise for teachers by 2020

Last year, Ducey signed a bill with more tax breaks for businesses as well as a 1 percent raise for teachers. "I've been listening and I've been impressed", Ducey said during a news conference. The governor...More..

Homeless Girl Scout troop holds first-ever cookie sale
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Homeless Girl Scout troop holds first-ever cookie sale

The troop was established in March 2017 through a partnership between the city's Department of Homeless Services and the Girl Scouts of Greater New York . Retired military personnel residing at the Armed Force...More..

RUSSIA: Moscow says 'immediate priority is to avert the danger of war'
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

RUSSIA: Moscow says 'immediate priority is to avert the danger of war'

London put "powerful pressure" on the civil defence organisation, Konashenkov said. "No persons treated for chemical poisoning were found in local hospitals". President Trump is still weighing his options on Sy...More..

Govt 'doing nothing', SC judge writes to CJI Misra
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Govt 'doing nothing', SC judge writes to CJI Misra

It would help greatly if the process of allocation of benches is seen to be entirely transparent, and to be fair to CJI Misra he has rolled out two key measures in this direction: the twin publications of col...More..

Woman who drove SUV with family off Mendocino Co. cliff was drunk
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Woman who drove SUV with family off Mendocino Co. cliff was drunk

Toxicology tests found Jennifer Hart had an alcohol level of 0.102, said California Patrol Capt. Bruce Carpenter. For the last three days, after water levels dropped to a level considered safe enough for sear...More..

National Guard troops headed for West Texas to restore 'control'
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

National Guard troops headed for West Texas to restore 'control'

Details on the Guard's exact assignments have been trickling out since Trump last week announced his plan to send troops to the border on April 4. Major General Michael McGuire said in a press conference earlie...More..

'Won't allow SC/ST Act to be diluted'
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

'Won't allow SC/ST Act to be diluted'

In his written submission, Attorney General K.K. Venugopal said that through the judgement , the top court has not filled the gaps in the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, but r...More..

Pence announces $16M in aid for refugees fleeing Venezuela
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Pence announces $16M in aid for refugees fleeing Venezuela

President Donald Trump is considering rejoining the recently signed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Reporters travelling with Pence said he suddenly aborted his ...More..

Donald Trump: Syria attack 'very soon or not so soon at all!'
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

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

Mattis said a decision had not been made about whether or how to strike Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, which is accused of launching a chemical attack that killed dozens of people last weekend. Tru...More..

Elkton man arrested for allegedly dealing in child porn
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Elkton man arrested for allegedly dealing in child porn

A man arrested past year on 100 felony counts of child pornography has pleaded guilty to all the charges against him. The children in the photos appeared to be between the ages of 6 months and 15 years, accor...More..

Trump tells Gardner he'll protect states that have legalized marijuana
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Trump tells Gardner he'll protect states that have legalized marijuana

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) smiles after he was ceremonially sworn-in by Vice President Joseph Biden in the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., January 6, 2015. On Fri...More..

Cohen facilitated $1.6 million payment on behalf of GOP fundraiser
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Cohen facilitated $1.6 million payment on behalf of GOP fundraiser

Elliott Broidy confirmed to The Wall Street Journal in a report posted Friday that Cohen had arranged for the payout to the woman, who said she had been impregnated by Broidy. The woman in the Broidy agreeme...More..

Haley: No rush into USA decision on Syria
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Haley: No rush into USA decision on Syria

That was four days ago. During Friday's U.N. Security Council meeting, Haley also called out Syria, claiming Bashar al-Assad's regime has used chemical weapons at least 50 times during the country's civil wa...More..

Syrians showed signs of chemical attack
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Syrians showed signs of chemical attack

The BBC said May was ready to give the go-ahead for Britain to take part in action led by the USA without seeking prior approval from parliament, and the Financial Times said the cabinet had agreed to this. If ...More..

Criminals can claim 'right to be forgotten' following landmark Google case
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Criminals can claim 'right to be forgotten' following landmark Google case

Carter-Ruck, the law firm which acted for both men, described the cases as "unprecedented" and "groundbreaking". "There is not a plausible suggestion. 'We are pleased that the Court recognised our efforts in ...More..

Man On Trial For Death Of Pregnant Woman Accused Of Threatening Prosecutor
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Man On Trial For Death Of Pregnant Woman Accused Of Threatening Prosecutor

Phipps sensed Snipes was nervous on the flight, and asked her why. The relationship was abusive, however, and Snipes knew she needed to find a way out to protect herself and the fetus. ". sadly the abuse never ...More..

No 'final decision' from Trump on Syria
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

No 'final decision' from Trump on Syria

Igor Konashenkov said that images of victims of the purported attack were fakes staged with "Britain's direct involvement", without providing evidence. Trump has slammed Russian Federation for its partnership...More..

Indiana Pacers, Round 1 matchups and predictions
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Indiana Pacers, Round 1 matchups and predictions

IN has played up to their competition all year, a big reason as to why they finished the regular season 14 games above.500. The Cavaliers went into the offseason with Kyrie Irving at the point, started this...More..

Trump orders strikes against Syria over chemical weapons attack
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Trump orders strikes against Syria over chemical weapons attack

Chemical weapons experts for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) arrived in Syria to investigate the suspected poison gas attack. A Syrian Army solider gestures as a Russian f...More..

Early weekend storm threat and time line
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Early weekend storm threat and time line

That will allow our temperatures to rise into the lower 70s, but it will also give the atmosphere an opportunity to recharge. Rain and storms shift offshore late Sunday evening, bringing cooler and drier ...More..

House Speaker Ryan endorses McCarthy as successor: NBC interview
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

House Speaker Ryan endorses McCarthy as successor: NBC interview

Disconcertingly for the GOP, Trump's unpopularity and early Democratic momentum leave it unclear whether Ryan's replacement will be speaker or minority leader. Ryan told NBC he will support the Republican Repre...More..

IG findings: McCabe lied about media contacts
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

IG findings: McCabe lied about media contacts

Comey about it on several occasions, according to a report made public Friday . McCabe was sacked last month by Attorney General Jeff Sessions just days before he would have been eligible for a lifetime pe...More..

New streamlined structure for VW
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

New streamlined structure for VW

Additionally, the carmaker will prepare its truck and bus division for "capital market readiness" by making it a public limited company. Speaking at a news conference at the company's headquarters in Wolfsbur...More..

Russian Federation spies Skripals for five years
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Russian Federation spies Skripals for five years

It describes their analytical process, which included drawing blood independently from the victims and doing their own on-site forensics. "Specialised decontaminated techniques" were also used to help them he...More..

USA intel examining evidence from suspected chemical attack in Syria
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

USA intel examining evidence from suspected chemical attack in Syria

Mr. Trump's administration has sought to show toughness on Russian Federation, with a series of economic and diplomatic actions, including new sanctions last week against government officials and oligarchs. "Sm...More..

Unlike US, Russia does not change regimes - Russian embassy
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Unlike US, Russia does not change regimes - Russian embassy

The revelation that Pompeo had interviewed with Mueller came as Menendez questioned the Central Intelligence Agency director about a conversation he reportedly had with President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: I'...More..

Ecuador's president confirms journalists killed along border
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Ecuador's president confirms journalists killed along border

Two Ecuadorean journalists for the newspaper the El Commercio and their driver were kidnapped on March 26 in northern Ecuador and were believed to be held in Colombia . He also announced various security mea...More..