TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of scattered snow showers

East southeast wind 11 to 14 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Thursday's low in Madison was 24 at 5:35 a.m., 13 degrees below the normal low and 8 degrees abov... More..

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It's Hindus vs Muslims, says BJP MLA
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

It's Hindus vs Muslims, says BJP MLA

In a potentially controversial remark, Patil had said that electoral contest in Karnataka was "not about roads and drinking water, but Hindu and Muslim religions". Belagavi (Belgaum) on Karnataka-Maharashtra...More..

by | Friday, April 20, 2018

KeyCorp Lowers Alibaba Group (BABA) Price Target to $219.00

On Friday, August 12 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with "Buy". Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP ) stock gained attention from Active Investors. (FB) was recorded at 39.2 percent, oper...More..

The Top Democrat In The Senate Now Supports Decriminalizing Marijuana
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

The Top Democrat In The Senate Now Supports Decriminalizing Marijuana

Andrew Cuomo, the incumbent, based in part on her support for legalizing marijuana. But despite the increasing mainstream support for marijuana legalization - which has support from other senators like Co...More..

Volcano in Japan erupts for first time in 250 years
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Volcano in Japan erupts for first time in 250 years

The officials said the eruption of Mount Io was the first to be observed since 1768. Io erupted yesterday, spewing smoke and ash high into the sky. The eruption occurred a few kilometers away from Mount S...More..

Basque public TV says militants of ETA to disband in May
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Basque public TV says militants of ETA to disband in May

After the dictator's death in 1975 and the transition to democracy, Eta continued killing, despite the large degree of autonomy awarded to the Basque Country region and support for Basque culture and language. ...More..

IDF warns Gazans not to approach border fence prior to Friday riots
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

IDF warns Gazans not to approach border fence prior to Friday riots

It did not provide details about the circumstances of Friday's shooting, which came as Palestinians were gathering for a fourth weekly mass protest on the border. "It was decided that any request for medical tr...More..

Why Americans should care about North Korea
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Why Americans should care about North Korea

Yet, both the United States and North Korea have been mutually working towards a summit in which the two would meet and discuss the nuclear program issue. Moon's diplomatic drive picked up pace amid incre...More..

Twin storm claimed 18 lives in Bengal: Mamata
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Twin storm claimed 18 lives in Bengal: Mamata

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has instructed the state's chief secretary to look into the situation and prepare a report on the damage and deaths caused by the storm. Though railway and metro services limped...More..

West Bengal Panchayat polls: Calcutta High Court extends filing of nomination
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

West Bengal Panchayat polls: Calcutta High Court extends filing of nomination

The high court on Friday quashed the SEC notification where it revoked its directive of extending the last day of filing of nominations for the panchayat polls. He explained that the West Bengal Panchayat Elect...More..

HC acquits Kodnani in riot case; upholds Bajrangi conviction
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

HC acquits Kodnani in riot case; upholds Bajrangi conviction

The High Court also upheld the conviction of 12 of the 29 accused who had filed appeals. In August a year ago, a division bench of justices Harsha Devani and AS Supehiya had reserved the order in the case...More..

Rishi Kapoor on Amitabh Bachchan:
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Rishi Kapoor on Amitabh Bachchan: "He doesn't act, he is a natural"

The song has been composed by Bachchan himself and written by Amitabh Bhattacharya. And now that Badumbaaa is a song. 102 Not Out is directed by Umesh Shukla , who previously made the fascinating OMG: Oh ...More..

#Kathua: There is something wrong with the society, says Mehbooba
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

#Kathua: There is something wrong with the society, says Mehbooba

Sources said that while there was no threat to PDP-BJP government, the resignation will allow the party to induct fresh faces and retain previous ones who are already in the government based on their performa...More..

Students clash with forces in Shopian, two photojournalists injured
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Students clash with forces in Shopian, two photojournalists injured

Government spokesman and Works Minister, Naeem Akhter on micro-blogging site said that there was no reason to protest and pelt stones on forces when the case was already solved by placing the accused behind the...More..

Here's what led to the cash crunch in several states of India
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Here's what led to the cash crunch in several states of India

The finance minister's assurance did not help much as fear of living without cash in the coming days badly haunted people. Following this, some months ago the government and the RBI made a decision to not iss...More..

Wounded police dog released from hospital
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Wounded police dog released from hospital

Pius X Roman Catholic church and stood outside during the Mass for Yarmouth police Sgt. Sean Gannon . The Yarmouth Police Department issued an emotional final radio call for fallen K9 Sergeant Sean Gannon....More..

Here's the Trailer for J. Cole's New Album 'KOD'
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Here's the Trailer for J. Cole's New Album 'KOD'

Naturally, fans flocked to the mysterious location and were in for a surprise when Cole took the stage to preview a new project for fans. The rapper used the show to play his new album in it's entirety. The alb...More..

'Despite strikes, Syria's Assad can still wage chemical attacks'
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

'Despite strikes, Syria's Assad can still wage chemical attacks'

The town is under the protection of Russia's military police. The conclusion contrasts with the Trump administration's assertion that the strikes on Saturday hit at the heart of Assad's chemical weapons pro...More..

Meet North Korea's Former Elite Journalist
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Meet North Korea's Former Elite Journalist

There is a significant gap in the diplomatic ability to deal with North Korea between the Trump administration, which uses both hardball and softball tactics, and the Abe administration, which has been fixate...More..

Berlin to evacuate for disarming of World War II bomb
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Berlin to evacuate for disarming of World War II bomb

The 800-metre (2,625 ft) exclusion zone "includes Berlin Hauptbahnhof, the city's main train station, as well as the German finance and transport ministries, foreign embassies, and a museum", says The Indepe...More..

Trump lowers hurdles for military drone sales to allies
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Trump lowers hurdles for military drone sales to allies

Prior to the new policy, American diplomats and military leaders have touted American arms as a way to generate interoperability between USA and foreign forces, rather than advocate the economic benefits for W...More..

Cyril Ramaphosa leaves London as protests erupt in South Africa
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Cyril Ramaphosa leaves London as protests erupt in South Africa

Some of the main problems in the North West province are a hang-up from former President Jacob Zuma's administration: a lack of service delivery, government contract irregularities and all problems in the provi...More..

Canada quake felt in SE Michigan
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Canada quake felt in SE Michigan

Earthquakes Canada says that while thousands of quakes occur across the country each year, most are in western Canada and only about one per week are felt. The May 2015 natural disaster also revealed a geologic...More..

'Zero real evidence' Assad behind chemical attack - United States congressman
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

'Zero real evidence' Assad behind chemical attack - United States congressman

The Pentagon said three sites were targeted in the attack - the Barzeh research and development center near Damascus and two suspected chemical weapons storage facilities near Him Shinshar. intelligence concl...More..

by | Friday, April 20, 2018

IMF's Lagarde: Trade tensions threaten global economy

In the last 10 years, emerging economies have been responsible for most of this increase. The referenced Nigeria's external debt and domestic debt figures above are as at December 2017 data from Debt Manageme...More..

Iraqi planes cross into Syria, bomb IS
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Iraqi planes cross into Syria, bomb IS

Moscow said the video supports its allegation that an alleged chemical attack in Douma was a hoax. ISIS forces have been reported to by trying to reemerge in several places around Syria. In a statement, c...More..

Russian Propaganda Pushes Back Against Western Airstrike on Syria's Chemical Weapons Program
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Russian Propaganda Pushes Back Against Western Airstrike on Syria's Chemical Weapons Program

Marine Lt Gen Kenneth McKenzie said the USA is confident chemical agents were present at all three sites attacked, which likely included chlorine gas and sarin. Assad's forces are believed to have dropped chlor...More..

SCS issue: AP CM on fast
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

SCS issue: AP CM on fast

This is to protest the what he calls the injustice being meted out to the state by the Central government. Thirteen ministers of Naidu's cabinet will also organise simultaneous hunger strikes in the districts...More..

European lawmakers urge US Congress to preserve JCPOA
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

European lawmakers urge US Congress to preserve JCPOA

What is the Iran nuclear deal? US Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said last month that he believes Trump will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal. Not a drop of bloo...More..

France says proof likely disappearing from Douma, inspectors must have full access
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

France says proof likely disappearing from Douma, inspectors must have full access

It comes after Russian Federation was accused of preventing inspectors for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) reaching the site where 75 people were thought to have died in the rebe...More..

Syria gives 48-hour respite to militants to leave southern Damascus enclave
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Syria gives 48-hour respite to militants to leave southern Damascus enclave

The attack led to Theresa May, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron joining forces to take out three chemical weapons facilities in the country. The Syrian army started shelling the positions of the Islamic State...More..

Prescription drug drop-off day aims to safely dispose unused medication
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Prescription drug drop-off day aims to safely dispose unused medication

This initiative addresses a vital public safety and health issue. At a recent public forum about the opioid epidemic, Fincher said about four years ago Martinsville police responded to a case in which a 5-yea...More..

In Comey memo, President Trump says Putin hailed hookers
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

In Comey memo, President Trump says Putin hailed hookers

Trump tweeted over the weekend. Comey also told Tapper, incredibly, that he wasn't sure of how many memos there were, or how many were classified. I'm totally fine with transparency", Comey said. Gr...More..

In memos, Comey describes Trump's reactions to dossier, concerns over Flynn
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

In memos, Comey describes Trump's reactions to dossier, concerns over Flynn

Mccabe is innocent until proven otherwise, but I think this is just another example how corrupt the Department of Justice was". "Will the Witch Hunt continue?" he tweeted. On April 19, Comey told CNN that he ...More..

Trump Dismisses Stormy Daniels Sketch: 'A Total Con Job'
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Trump Dismisses Stormy Daniels Sketch: 'A Total Con Job'

The incident occurred at a time when Daniels says she was considering telling her story about an affair she claims to have had with Trump in 2006, shortly after the birth of his youngest child Barron. When aske...More..

Trump lawyer Cohen drops lawsuit against BuzzFeed over Steele dossier
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Trump lawyer Cohen drops lawsuit against BuzzFeed over Steele dossier

Lawyers for President Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen withdrew defamation lawsuits late Wednesday against BuzzFeed and the political research firm Fusion GPS related to a dossier that included claim...More..

DOJ hands over Comey's Trump memos to Congress
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

DOJ hands over Comey's Trump memos to Congress

Justice officials had allowed some lawmakers to view the memos, but had never provided copies to Congress. Details from some memos were made public in media accounts in the days after he was sacked. " James...More..

European Union hints at new measures on Syria
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

European Union hints at new measures on Syria

The White House is officially calling Haley's statement on sanctions a mistake, however although others said it was odd that Haley would make such a mistake given that how "disciplined" she is in ensuring tha...More..

In Comey memo, Trump says Putin hailed hookers
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

In Comey memo, Trump says Putin hailed hookers

Last week Goodlatte, House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes and House Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy demanded access to the Comey memos and other records from the Justice Department as part of their investi...More..

Alabama executes 83-year-old Walter Moody
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Alabama executes 83-year-old Walter Moody

CDT. Moody replaced John Nixon, who was 77 when put to death in December 2005 in MS, as the oldest person executed since the USs Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976, according to the Death Pena...More..

California National Guard after Trump tweet: Nothing has changed
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

California National Guard after Trump tweet: Nothing has changed

Neumann-Ortiz said Walker is catering to Trump's white nationalist rhetoric and policies and she suggested if Walker wanted to send out the Guard, he could send troops to Puerto Rico to help people. The Guard...More..

Comey says in memos that Trump showed concerns about leaks, loyalty, dossier
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Comey says in memos that Trump showed concerns about leaks, loyalty, dossier

On Thursday night, Trump tweeted: "James Comey Memos just out and show clearly that there was NO COLLUSION and NO OBSTRUCTION". Flynn hadn't told Trump about one call and hadn't scheduled a response until six...More..

Pittsburgh Preparing for Riots In Case Trump Fires Mueller
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Pittsburgh Preparing for Riots In Case Trump Fires Mueller

Downing said the FBI in 2014 closed out an earlier investigation of Manafort's Ukraine business dealings without pursuing charges, meaning the matter can not be covered by Mueller's probe. A target is someone...More..

$6000 Reward Being Offered for Information on Suspected Murderer Lois Riess
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

$6000 Reward Being Offered for Information on Suspected Murderer Lois Riess

Riess should be considered armed and unsafe and should not be approached. Two officers with the U.S. Marshals Service arrested Riess at about 8:25 p.m.in South Padre Island, while she was sitting alone at a r...More..

Maxine Waters asks Haley: Why suffer 'endless humiliation' with Trump?
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Maxine Waters asks Haley: Why suffer 'endless humiliation' with Trump?

Last weekend, the spat flew spectacularly into the open when Trump undercut Haley over her claims that the White House was about to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation. You know, two weeks ago, we're mov...More..

King Mswati III of Swaziland renames country
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

King Mswati III of Swaziland renames country "the Kingdom of eSwatini"

The king had used the name eSwatini in recent years, including in addresses to his country's Parliament, the United Nations General Assembly and the African Union. He said the celebrations reflected on the co...More..

170 lawmakers call on Scott Pruitt to resign from the EPA
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

170 lawmakers call on Scott Pruitt to resign from the EPA

The officials were away for just a few days and traveling business class in this case was not a violation of federal rules, as government policy allows officials to fly business class for trips 14 hours or long...More..

Trudeau ready to offer aid to ensure pipeline is built
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Trudeau ready to offer aid to ensure pipeline is built

However, that swing in support looks like it was driven by more questions around B.C.'s jurisdiction to add regulations to the already-approved project, said Shachi Kurl, Angus Reid's executive director. Kinder...More..

DOJ agrees to send Comey memos to Congress
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

DOJ agrees to send Comey memos to Congress

Mr Comey, who is releasing a memoir, has previously said Mr Trump was "morally unfit" to be president and that he treated women like "pieces of meat". Michael Bromwich, McCabe's attorney, said Thursday that h...More..

Big Win for Lance Armstrong in Settlement
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Big Win for Lance Armstrong in Settlement

Armstrong's business partners Bill Stapleton and Bart Knaggs settled with the USA government for $158,000 in 2017 after being named in the same suit. The fallen USA cycling star had battled back from cancer t...More..