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'Black Panther' to overtake 'Titanic' in all-time domestic box office gross

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Black Panther has come in swinging with an estimated $659.2 million in USA domestic ticket sales after Friday night, which isn't really a surprise after smashing box office records in its opening weekend. audiences have little interest in watching movies featuring predominantly black casts. Even Michelle Obama was blown away by the classic that is " Black Panther ". Read More »

Media watchdog accuses Israel of 'deliberate shooting' of journos in Gaza

Israel's army says it will investigate the death of a Palestinian journalist shot during clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces on Gaza's border with Israel, local media report. At least five of Friday's 40 wounded were in critical condition, according to the Gaza health ministry. There have been no reported Israeli casualties . Read More »

Siddaramaiah vows to defeat Yeddyurappa and Kumaraswamy in Assembly polls

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Yeddyurappa had announced he will contest from Shikaripura, but the party is reportedly contemplating fielding him in two constituencies to play down the controversy over the separate religion status for Lingayats. He also accused the BJP of spreading fake news on the Bill. Earlier, the Sena had fielded candidates against the BJP in the elections held in Goa, Uttar Pradesh, and Gujarat previous year. Read More »

Bollywood Star Salman Khan Granted Bail in Poaching Case

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District and Sessions Judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi allowed Khan's plea for bail. The actor was released from jail later Saturday after the court granted him bail. Khan's sisters -Alvira and Arpita - were present during the hearing. He had to spend two nights in jail before the bail verdict was announced in his favour and that made him extremely anxious. Read More »

Easter Sanctions: US Sanctions Of Russian Oligarchs

Both were found slumped over on a park bench in early March after having been poisoned with what officials say was a military-grade nerve agent Moscow is known to have developed. -Kirill Shamalov, who is reportedly Putin's son-in-law, married to his daughter Katerina Tikhonova, although neither Putin nor the Kremlin have acknowledged that she is his daughter. Read More »

Mayawati denounces Amit Shah's remarks against opposition parties

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Shah said the Opposition is uniting in a manner similar to how animals come together during a flood. The government and not the opposition needed to give a clarification on the budget session being washed off, she added. Shah said the Congress had all along ignored the demands of the farmers but the Modi government has chose to give one and a half times the production cost of rabi and kharif produce to farmers. Read More »

Koreas discuss communication issues ahead of summit

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A new report reveals USA and North Korean officials are directly talking about plans for the meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . presidential candidate Donald Trump posing for a photo after an interview with Reuters in his office in Trump Tower, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., May 17, 2016. Read More »

Syrian opposition says 35 civilians killed in chemical attack

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One member of the group told Al Jazeera that an entire family had suffocated to death as they hid in their cellar, trying to seek shelter from air raids and barrel bombs. The source added that the Syrian army is rapidly advancing without the need to use any kind of chemical materials, which the government has repeatedly denied possessing. Read More »

Charter bus shooting leaves three dead

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When officers arrived on scene they found three people who had died from gunshot wounds inside the private charter bus. O'Shea said the shooting happened when the bus was in the area of Auburn Street and Johnston Avenue. O'Shea said only that "a suspect on the bus shot other individuals on the bus". Authorities didn't mention the victims, stating they were awaiting for positive identification from your coroners which the families required to be informed. Read More »

Another Chance for Snow on Sunday

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We definitely saw an interesting start to our weekend here in the Coastal Bend. I have a 20% chance of rain on Friday and Saturday as the front moves through. This evening rain showers will become fairly heavy and could turn into thunderstorms along the Cascades. Each system could produce rain and some snow in the area. Read More »

Shah calling Opp animals disrespectful: Rahul

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah for likening opposition parties to animals, which is disrespectful to all Indians. Its Dalits, tribals, minorities and it doesnt stop there its Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Gadkari, its even everybody. "The thing is that the BJP people internally don't have guts to say it to you. Read More »

Poisoned Russian spy no longer critical, 'improving rapidly'

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Salisbury District Hospital said Skripal is responding well to treatment and "improving rapidly". Russian Federation missed a deadline set by London to explain how a certain type of military-grade nerve agent was used in the attack. Viktoria Skripal told Britain's Sky News television: "I was sure that this would happen". Both have subsequently accused each other of trying to deceive the world with an array of claims, counter-claims and threats. Read More »

Father arrested for killing 5-year-old son

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Joseph Daniels, 28, was arrested and booked into Dickson Co. According to the Tennessean, Joe Clyde, who was non-verbal, had a history of wandering away from his family's rural property, about 25 miles southwest of Nashville, in the past. Read More »

Facebook To Tighten Grip On Political Ads, As Zuckerberg Heads To Hill

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In the latest version of its data policy , Facebook declares that it will no longer share users' information with data brokers , and that it is being ultra-clear about who will get data and where it will go. And its leaders are apologizing. "We should have done this sooner-and we're sorry that we did not", Facebook spokesperson Elka Looks said in a statement . Read More »

Crews extinguish 3-alarm fire at Trump Tower in NYC

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Trump tweeted about 45 minutes later that the fire was out. That one was characterized as an electrical fire, and was mostly confined to the building's roof. The New York Fire Department tweeted around 6:25 p.m. a photo of the flames coming out of windows of the building. Trump Tower, which opened in 1983, is located on 5th Avenue and 57th Street in New York City. Read More »

Russian Federation vows tough response to new USA sanctions

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Above all else, Russia's attempts to subvert Western democracy prompted the USA sanctions , officials said , in a direct nod to concerns that the US president has failed to challenge Putin for alleged interference in the 2016 election that brought Trump to power. Read More »

Adam Burniston's Forecast | Snow and cold conditions begins the weekend

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Friday . Tonight: Partly to Mostly Cloudy, Breezy. Temperatures will warm a little bit on Saturday , hitting mainly the 30s for the highs. Rain moving in overnight is expected to mix with and change to snow from north to south and from higher elevations to lower elevations beginning in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday until wet snowflakes may well be falling at nearly every location and elevation in our region by mid-morning. Read More »

Hundreds attend funeral of Palestinian journalist killed in Gaza protests

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The Israel Defense Forces Spokesman said 20,000 Palestinians are rioting in five locations throughout the Gaza Strip, with demonstrators hurling stones and firebombs at the border fence. The United Nations on Friday said there were "strong indications that security forces used excessive force" against protesters the previous week. Speaking at the UN headquarters in New York, Palestinian UN ambassador, Riyad Mansour condemned the killings, telling reporters: "the pressure will be ... Read More »

Foreign Office accuses Russian Federation of 'diversionary tactic' over Salisbury

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It added that the ambassador had already sent a note to the foreign secretary, and it hoped "the British side will engage constructively and that such meeting is arranged shortly". In retaliation to the UK's steps, Russian Federation expelled 23 British diplomats, closed the British consulate general in the city of St. Petersburg, while the British Council had to shut down its operations in Russian Federation. Read More »

Fort Campbell soldiers killed in Apache crash

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Friday, officials said. Fort Campbell Fire and Emergency Services are at the scene of the incident and recovery operations are ongoing. The names of the victims are being withheld pending notification of family members, the army said. Read More »

Nadal wins on his return to David Cup action

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Nadal's triumph also saw Spain level the scores in the tie after Germany's world number four Alexander Zverev beat David Ferrer 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 earlier in the day. Germany is bidding to become the first team to beat Spain at home since Brazil in 1999, with Spain winning its past 26 ties on home soil. "I am ready to play three days, for sure", said Fognini who has played for Italy every year since 2008. Read More »

Germany praises bail decision for ex-Catalan leader

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Separatists held onto their parliamentary majority in December elections but courts have blocked their attempts to only elect as leader lawmakers who are either fugitives from the country or now behind bars. He was arrested on 25 March on a European Arrest Warrant issued by Spain. He was trying to drive from Finland to Belgium, where he had been living since fleeing to escape arrest in Spain. Read More »

Kashmir: Terrorists group return man's beheaded body

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The headless body of Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, 25, a resident of Hajin, "was found at an orchard in Bonmohalla in Hajin" in the morning. However, the father managed to escape while the son was taken away by the terrorists group. "LeT militants abducted Manzoor Ahmed Bhat and his father, Abdul Gaffar, after barging into their house and assaulting their family members", Hindustan Times quoted a police spokesperson as saying. Read More »

Salman Khan gets bail, heads to Mumbai immediately

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He was supposed to get bail on Friday however, that didn't happen and then on Saturday salman's Lawyer pleaded again and judge decided that the order will be passed after lunch. The actor was granted bail on a personal bond of Rs 50,000 and two sureties of Rs 25,000 each. "However, he has to furnish a bail bond of 50,000 rupees (900 USA dollars) as ordered by the higher court", he added. Read More »

Syrian government launches assault on rebel-held Douma

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The violence came after almost two weeks of calm in the last rebel-held town in the area known as eastern Ghouta after the Russians have agreed with the Army of Islam to evacuate the area toward rebel-held regions north of the country. The top political figure in Jaish al Islam blamed Syria's worldwide allies for the failure of the latest talks. Tens of thousands of civilians also fled through humanitarian corridors opened by Russian Federation and are either already returning to their ... Read More »

3 dead, 20 injured in crash into German crowd

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German police put out a brief statement on social media describing the situation as "confusing" and told members of the public: "Please don't speculate". The driver plowed into people gathered around the Kiepenkerl statue in Muenster's historic old town, according to Der Spiegel , the German magazine. Read More »

Two Weekend Storm Systems Bringing Snow, Rain Across Island

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Sunday will be partly to mostly sunny and cool. North wind around 5 miles per hour becoming light and variable in the morning. Friday , the morning commute could be unaffected, but the drive home could be a challenge, with snow possible, the weather service said. Read More »

Arsenal stroll to Europa win

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Arsenal will send the Armenia worldwide for a further scan but it could put a question mark over whether he will play again this season if it is bad news . He arrived at United as one of the most prolific goal creators in Europe, but struggled to fit in with Mourinho's style of play at the club and moved on just 18 months later. Read More »

Rory McIlroy sets clubhouse target on day two at Masters

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And only a pair of birdies over the last five holes enabled him to scratch out a 73 and at least stay in range, seven shots behind. He started running toward the hole to celebrate, then turned and backpedaled before landing awkwardly on his left ankle. Read More »

Trump Calls For Another $100B In Tariffs On Chinese Goods

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That would hit USA farmers hard at a time they are already dealing with depressed crop prices and stagnant values for their land. "A (full blown) trade war meanwhile would have a more pronounced effect". The further tariffs are being considered "in light of China's unfair retaliation", according to a White House statement . Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 gives the U.S. Read More »

Jimmy Butler Reportedly Expects to Return from Knee Injury vs. Lakers

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It was his first game since February. "I'm happy we won". "I think every game is massive", Towns said. The three-time All-Defensive threat is right. We've got to play like some dogs. We are not satisfied with just this one. "Ain't no coach in the world that can make somebody want it", Butler said ( ESPN ). Read More »

In India 'with a mission' to better bilateral ties : KP Sharma

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Meanwhile, a joint press conference is being organised at Hyderabad House to talk about Nepal-India relations and official meetings. Meanwhile, Nepalese Prime Minister, responded cautiously on his country's relations with India and China and maintained neutrality on China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Read More »

Dwayne Johnson opens up about daughter's recent hospitalization

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We all go thru the sludge/shit and depression never discriminates", Johnson tweeted along with a link to a story about his family's history with depression. The caption also explained his mother's attempted suicide. "Big rigs and cars were swerving out the way". It was Johnson who saved her life by pulling her back to the side of the road. Read More »

Sathish Kumar gives India 3rd gold in CWG

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Notably, Sivalingam had qualified for the ongoing Games by winning the 77kg weightlifting title at Commonwealth and Oceania Championships in Gold Coast a year ago. The Sathuvachari suburb of Vellore, where he grew up, is home to dozens of global weightlifters, including five Olympians and four Arjuna awardees (including Sathish himself). Read More »

East Ridge girls' track is young but talented

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The first two outdoor meets of the season were canceled because of an unusually cold start to the spring season. "For the second week in a row, the Islander Track Team had back-to-back meets Thursday and Saturday". Windsor, which finished second to Middletown in the Class L championship last year, returns a number of seniors and should do well again this year. "His mark of 172'10" is a personal best that ranks him 16th in the nation in the hammer throw and his winning discus mark was 147'10". Read More »

Man goes on trial over murder of Donegal woman in India

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Speaking in the aftermath of her daughter's death, her mother Andra Brannigan said that the young woman will be "sadly missed by us all". She was found dead in the coastal resort of Canacona. My world is never going to be complete until I do". Hazard said Johnston informed her that the couple had planned to go to British Columbia to be near Johnston's sister but that she now wanted to go alone. Read More »

Shah's claim of 120+ in Odisha polls is 'exaggeration': Patnaik

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I have a heard a saying that when everything is washed away in a flood, only a Vat Vriksha ( Banyan tree ) stands tall. "For BJP, the " Karyakartas " are everything. Slamming the Congress president, he said, "When we lost two Lok Sabha seats ( in Uttar Pradeh ) recently, Rahul baba distributed candies". But what about the Congress, their candidates even forfeited their deposits. Read More »

Ministry of Defence Website Not Hacked or Defaced, Says MeitY

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The official website of India's Ministry of Defense appeared to be hacked in the afternoon of Friday, April 6. "Action is initiated after the hacking of MoD website. An effort to open the Defence Ministry website in the evening met with the message, "The site is now not available because of technical problems". The MHA, however, denied any hacking, saying it was "down for repair". Read More »

Donald Trump rehashes 'rape' claims about Mexicans and immigration

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Though not all of the migrants in the caravan who spoke with Reuters said they wanted asylum in the United States or Mexico, at least a dozen described facing lethal threats from gangs or even their own authorities. Trump has been unable to get the U.S. Congress or Mexico to fully fund his planned border wall, and Trump said Thursday he will probably keep National Guard troops along the Mexican border until it is built. Read More »

UN urges Israel to 'reconsider' cancelled migrant deal

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In exchange, the UNHCR vowed "work to facilitate the departure" of 16,250 infiltrators to Western countries. "I hear you, and especially the residents of south Tel Aviv", Netanyahu said in Hebrew, in a facebook post. Thousands of African asylum seekers who reached Israel after risky voyages may have lost their last best hope to be released and sent to western countries or resettled in Israel after members of the Israeli coalition government trashed a negotiated asylum plan. Read More »

'Up To 4000 US Troops Will Guard Mexico Border': Donald Trump

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She also says the administration hopes the Guardsman will be in place "as soon as possible", but that the timeline is to be determined. The Department of Homeland Security has identified security vulnerabilities that could be addressed by the National Guard , Mattis and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen said in a joint statement on Friday. Read More »

Aaron Ramsey scores a stunner as Arsenal beat CSKA

The return match with Arsenal is scheduled to be played in Moscow on April 12. We did the first part of the job in the second half, but not the second. But Georg Schennikov would again offer the Gunners an opportunity to increase their lead when he wrestled a goal bound Ozil to the ground. When Ozil ticks, so do Arsenal . Read More »

Man arrested after police search turns up £100k of suspected drugs

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Cesar Antunez-Landa is facing charges of kidnapping, weapon used to commit a felony, attempted 1st degree felony assault, terroristic threats and domestic violence assault. Police say that over the course of several weeks, the suspect and young female communicated through the social media app. Crecelius is under arrest and being guarded at a local hospital until he is able to be transported to the Lee County Jail. Read More »