THIESSEN: Gina Haspel is too qualified to pass up

Rand Paul of Kentucky, criticizing her for taking part in legal, but now-banned, interrogation practices under former President George W. Bush. Despite the tainted human rights record, Haspel insisted that she has "a strong sense of right and wrong... More..

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Iranian Lawmakers Burn American Flag in Parliament
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Iranian Lawmakers Burn American Flag in Parliament

Iran's supreme leader chastised President Donald Trump on Wednesday over his decision to pull America out of the 2015 nuclear deal , while lawmakers lit a paper US flag on fire inside parliament, shouting, "...More..

Israel Intercepts Dozens of Missiles Fired by Iran from Syria
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Israel Intercepts Dozens of Missiles Fired by Iran from Syria

It could spread across Syria and Lebanon. The United Nations considers it Israeli-occupied Syrian territory. We have hit nearly all the Iranian infrastructure in Syria . The missile launcher chargeable for...More..

Indian army chief warns Kashmiris, says freedom not possible
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Indian army chief warns Kashmiris, says freedom not possible

Why are you picking up weapons? We will always fight those who seek Azaadi , those who want to secede. "(Azadi) is not going to happen, never". He said that this is a cycle that will remain continue forever, t...More..

Miami Republicans defy GOP leadership to force votes on a DACA solution
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Miami Republicans defy GOP leadership to force votes on a DACA solution

The three members who pitched the proposal held a news conference Wednesday afternoon announcing their move, and were joined by fellow Republican Reps. "The House has failed to act", Mr. Curbelo, Florida Republ...More..

How Meghan Markle Reacted When She Picked Out Her Wedding Dress
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

How Meghan Markle Reacted When She Picked Out Her Wedding Dress

Upcoming movie based on Royal romance stars Parisa Fitz Henley essaying Meghan Markle and Murray Fraser who plays Prince Harry . Royal watchers around the world can't wait for the big day - a sentiment s...More..

Bioluminescent bloom lights up waves
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Bioluminescent bloom lights up waves

It's called a red tide, which is unpredictable, because the reflection of light off the tiny creatures' bodies gives the water a red tint. A red tide at the San Diego beach was a sight for everyone with photo...More..

Blankenship concedes West Virginia Senate race
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Blankenship concedes West Virginia Senate race

He admitted IN is "a Republican state, but it's hard to beat an incumbent". Three Republican lawmakers lost campaigns for the Senate: Luke Messer and Todd Rokita in IN, and Evan Jenkins in West Virginia . West...More..

PPP does politics of issues, while Nawaz, Imran are power hungry: Bilawal
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

PPP does politics of issues, while Nawaz, Imran are power hungry: Bilawal

Talking about the performance of political opponents, the Chairman PTI said there was no rule of law in Sindh. To a query about the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's statement that "aliens" were trying to ...More..

Deputies find body in retention pond where boy went missing
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Deputies find body in retention pond where boy went missing

Rescue crews began searching the pond after deputies received a call around noon Wednesday from a man who claimed to have seen a teenage boy struggling to stay afloat while yelling "it bit me" multiple times. N...More..

Iranian forces 'fire rockets' at Israeli positions in Golan Heights
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Iranian forces 'fire rockets' at Israeli positions in Golan Heights

Now, Israel is determined to eliminate Iran's military presence in Syria and has conducted at least five strikes against Iranian positions since September. "Any nation that helps Iran in its quest for n...More..

Israel fires rockets on Syrian site in Qunaitera province amid heightened tension
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Israel fires rockets on Syrian site in Qunaitera province amid heightened tension

Israel's Channel 2 later reported IAF warplanes had launched the strike from the Syrian Golan Heights, and not from east Lebanon as was done in earlier attacks against Iranian targets in Syria . But for months...More..

Juventus aim to keep hold of Allegri
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Juventus aim to keep hold of Allegri

Allegri more than answers the demand for a track record of success. Allegri oversaw a thumping 4-0 victory against AC Milan in the Coppa Italia final yesterday, while the Old Lady are on the verge of securi...More..

Lewinsky Says Event Invite Was Rescinded Due to Bill Clinton
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Lewinsky Says Event Invite Was Rescinded Due to Bill Clinton

Through attendees of the summit, HuffPost confirmed Lewinski's invitation had been retracted. Just to recap for any kiddos not alive during President Bill Clinton's time in office, Lewinsky was embroiled in...More..

Trump preps Singapore meeting with N. Korean leader
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Trump preps Singapore meeting with N. Korean leader

Kim also granted amnesty to the three USA citizens in North Korea's custody, KCNA said . "All Americans look forward to welcoming them home and to seeing them reunited with their loved ones", the statement s...More..

VP's Brother Wins Indiana 6th District GOP Primary
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

VP's Brother Wins Indiana 6th District GOP Primary

Luke Messer (R-in) who is running for Senate. He defeated four other contenders, including businessman Jonathan Lamb. Still, he's considered the front-runner in the race because of younger brother Mike Pence,...More..

Square Near US Embassy in Jerusalem to Be Named for US President
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Square Near US Embassy in Jerusalem to Be Named for US President

Paraguay's Foreign Ministry spokesperson said this issue is under discussion and Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga will talk about it when there is something tangible. The embassy will be inaugurated next Monday,...More..

HC directs SEC to accept nominations filed electronically within time-frame
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

HC directs SEC to accept nominations filed electronically within time-frame

The Calcutta High Court on 8 May delivered a historic verdict that nominations filed via e-mail for contesting in the upcoming panchayat elections be treated as legitimate. For the panchayat samitis, the TMC ha...More..

United Nations chief
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

United Nations chief "deeply concerned" by U.S. decision to exit Iran nuclear deal

He said it is important that Iran and the other parties continue to enforce the agreement. The announcement of the summit comes after US President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that the US would withdr...More..

See Sonam's Husband Anand Ahuja's First Instagram Post After Wedding
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

See Sonam's Husband Anand Ahuja's First Instagram Post After Wedding

Sonam Kapoor's wedding reception Tuesday night was nothing short of a glitzy, star-studded affair where all the Bollywood bigwigs came together to celebrate the couple's big day. Are they giving us a hint tha...More..

by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Iran carried out a massive rocket shelling of Israeli territory from Syria

Damascus residents described explosions in the sky from air defence systems. In February, Israel accused Iranian forces at the T-4 base in central Syria of sending a drone into Israeli territory. Such str...More..

At least 27 people killed as Kenyan dam bursts following heavy rains
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

At least 27 people killed as Kenyan dam bursts following heavy rains

The breach happened in the town of Solai, 190km (120 miles) north-west of the capital, Nairobi . Hundreds are said to have been left homeless and more than 2,000 displaced. Governor Lee Kinyanjui said Nakuru...More..

by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Tuesday Primaries Ended With Strong GOP Candidates for November

Republican voters rallied behind candidates aligned with President Donald Trump and party leaders in a trio of pivotal Senate primaries Tuesday, reinvigorating the GOP's bid to hold and possibly expand on i...More..

This popular household item could be banned by government
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

This popular household item could be banned by government

The wet-wipe industry has flourished over the last decade with manufacturers offering an ever broader range of wipes, for sensitive skin, babies' bottoms, removing make-up, applying insect repellent, deodorant ...More..

Kerala Class 12 result 2018 declared at keralaresults
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Kerala Class 12 result 2018 declared at keralaresults

The examinations had taken place in March at centres spread across the state including parts of Mahe, Lakshadweep and West Asia and a total of 9.25 lakh students had appeared for the examination. Earlier, repor...More..

Justice Chelameswar declines invite for his farewell
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Justice Chelameswar declines invite for his farewell

Just-Ice Chelameswar's letter, say resources, is really a rebuttal of those details that regulation Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has made while advocating that the judges to reconsider the promotion of Just...More..

Glassdoor to be acquired by Japanese firm Recruit Holdings for $1.2 B
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Glassdoor to be acquired by Japanese firm Recruit Holdings for $1.2 B

The all-cash deal, expected to cost Recruit about $1.2 billion, was announced by Glassdoor yesterday, May 8, and is one of the biggest USA tech acquisitions so far of 2018, alongside Amazon's purchase of do...More..

'Outlander' Renewed through Season 6; Season 4 Will Air in November
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

'Outlander' Renewed through Season 6; Season 4 Will Air in November

Before we even got to watch season 4 of Starz's sweeping epic romance, Outlander , and before they even finish filming it, Starz has announced that the show has been renewed for a 5th and 6th season. Outland...More..

Cong petitions EC over recovery of voter ID cards in K'taka
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Cong petitions EC over recovery of voter ID cards in K'taka

Patel made it clear that his party would support the farmers movement to be organized in Palghar in Maharashtra on on June 3rd against the move to acquire land for the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project. San...More..

by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Revise Iran nuclear deal: Arab League

OPEC is in the midst of an oil supply-cutting deal with non-OPEC producers such as Russian Federation that has helped erase a global glut and boost oil prices. OPEC and non-OPEC meet next in June and they are w...More..

Police called on black student sleeping in her Yale dorm
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Police called on black student sleeping in her Yale dorm

The incident is one of several in recent weeks in which police have been called on people of color for seemingly harmless acts. Siyonbola had been working on a paper in the common room upstairs when she stopped...More..

Overnight rain out, mountain storms later today
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Overnight rain out, mountain storms later today

Thursday will be warmer with highs in the low 80s. That moves to our east early Thursday , taking most of the storms with it. Highs will hit the upper 70s to near 80. There will also be a few showers Friday ...More..

2018-19 Budget steady for Australian fintech
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

2018-19 Budget steady for Australian fintech

FinTech Australia says their industry will benefit from the 2018-2019 Australian Budget but big news on Open Banking will wait for a future date. The changes were largely in response to the 2016 review of ...More..

China Premier Li says open to increasing Indonesia palm oil imports
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

China Premier Li says open to increasing Indonesia palm oil imports

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the China-Indonesia comprehensive strategic partnership. Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang has requested that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo increase the import quota ...More..

Boy due in court after drill attack on woman in Strabane
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Boy due in court after drill attack on woman in Strabane

She is being treated in the critical care unit at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry where her condition has now stabilised. She was also having fits and seizures. Boyle said: "Police are reporting that there could ...More..

AC Milan's mistakes hand Italian Cup title to Juventus
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

AC Milan's mistakes hand Italian Cup title to Juventus

Milan are also looking to ensure Europa League action next season as they sit sixth in Serie A and are one of three teams fighting for the remaining European berth. Midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura credited Gatt...More..

What Modi said on Rahul's 'ready to be PM' comment
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

What Modi said on Rahul's 'ready to be PM' comment

Exuding confidence in the BJP , Shri Modi said that Congress fears defeat in these elections and because of this they are spreading lies that there would be a hung assembly in Karnataka . Modi told the crowd ...More..

by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Absentee Ballots Available for Primary Elections at Auditor's Office

Returns show 37,855 people cast ballots in Tuesday's election. By voting in this upcoming primary election on June 26, we will increase our voting power. In all, 7,275 county Republicans, and unaffiliated vot...More..

IAEA Confirms Iran Fulfills Nuke-Related Commitments Despite US Exit From Deal
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

IAEA Confirms Iran Fulfills Nuke-Related Commitments Despite US Exit From Deal

US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that the US would pull out of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), sparking an global outcry. "Our governments remain committed to ensuring the ag...More..

Man used white supremacist group to hire
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Man used white supremacist group to hire "hit man" for black neighbor

He is also accused of requesting a "flaming cross" be put in the front yard and to hang his neighbor from a tree, the indictment states. He later told the undercover agent when best to commit the murder, and ...More..

Iran's Ayatollah slams 'silly and superficial' Trump in nuclear deal fallout
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Iran's Ayatollah slams 'silly and superficial' Trump in nuclear deal fallout

French aircraft dealer Airbus will also lose roughly $20 billion in business as a result of Trump's decision, because although the company is based in Europe , parts used to manufacture the planes are made...More..

Iran deal: Europe vows to keep nuclear agreement alive after Trump reneges
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Iran deal: Europe vows to keep nuclear agreement alive after Trump reneges

The sanctions Trump will reinstate target countries, businesses and individuals that deal with Iran's financial system. As the deal played out over the past two years, that optimism faded. U.S. Treasury Secreta...More..

Timberwolves Announce Several Coaching Departures
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Timberwolves Announce Several Coaching Departures

Three years ago, Brunson was charged with sexually assaulting a massage therapist in IL, but he denied the allegations and he was eventually acquitted of all criminal charges. Brunson also played in the Nationa...More..

Govt should disapprove U.S. decision of withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal: CPM
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Govt should disapprove U.S. decision of withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal: CPM

The government backlash reflected broad public anger in Iran over Trump's decision, which threatens to destroy the landmark agreement. Netanyahu has long made it his personal quest to change or cancel t...More..

Your Guide to Mother's Day Brunch
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Your Guide to Mother's Day Brunch

Mother's Day is fast approaching and, if you are anything like me, you are entirely unprepared. Reservations are recommended. Go online or call. Mother's Day is big at Libby's, and brunch options include...More..

J. Cole is headed to LCA this fall with Young Thug
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

J. Cole is headed to LCA this fall with Young Thug

Produced by Live Nation, the 34-date journey will include special guest Young Thug . Tickets for the San Antonio concert go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. Leave it to J. Cole to surprise us by dropping som...More..

Iran's top leader, lawmakers lash out at US on nuclear deal
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Iran's top leader, lawmakers lash out at US on nuclear deal

Oil prices rallied to multi-year highs on Wednesday, a day after President Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal . Iran's President Hassan Rouhani sa...More..

Lava from Hawaii volcano swallows auto
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Lava from Hawaii volcano swallows auto

The new fissures are the latest episode in almost a week of constant volcanic activity which has seen vents emitting unsafe gases and lava pouring into streets and backyards. Shortly after our leaving it stoppe...More..

Donald Trump Disses Nobel Prize
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Donald Trump Disses Nobel Prize

Trump was asked by a reporter while holding a Cabinet meeting at the White House whether he deserved the honor, to which the President replied with a large smile: "Everyone thinks so, but I would never say it"....More..

Man wanted for teenager's murder in Utah arrested in Rocky Ford
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Man wanted for teenager's murder in Utah arrested in Rocky Ford

The Otero County Sheriff's Office released Shaun French's mug shot on Wednesday. Salt Lake City police investigators said a 24-year-old suspect was arrested Wednesday after being accused of killing a 15-y...More..