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Student killed in school bus accident identified

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India has some of the world's deadliest roads, claiming the lives of more than 150,000 people each year. Police said Haji Mohamed, 8, was struck by the school bus when he attempted to run across Sprague Street. We have been able to account for 38 people in the bus. The bus was transporting children, all below the age of 13, who were studying at a private school in Nurpur town, 300 kilometres from Shimla, the state capital. Read More »

Proof Needed Yulia Skripal Discharged From Hospital on Her Own Will - Embassy

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Russia's ambassador to the UK has requested a meeting with UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson amid tensions over the investigation into a nerve agent attack on a former Russian double agent in England. RAF spooks intercepted a message to Moscow saying "the package has been delivered" shortly after Sergei Skripal and daughter Yulia were poisoned, it has been reported. Read More »

Former Nigerian leaders urge Buhari not to seek 2nd term

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Ayodele Fayose, described Buhari's declaration on Monday as "an ambition dead on arrival". Nigeria does not deserve a Buhari as president in 2019. The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, had told reporters of the approval at the end of a meeting Buhari had with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday. Read More »

Saudi crown prince wraps up his official visit to France

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A French lawyer representing the Legal Center for Rights and Development filed the suit against the crown prince, now in France on an official visit, for his leading role in the Saudi-led coalition's airstrikes against Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen . Read More »

BR Ambedkar statue saffron; Dalits see red, paint it blue

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Very soon after the act, a group of workers came at the spot and repainted the statue in blue color. After painting Lal Bahadur Shastri Bhawan (Secretariat Annexe), housing CM's office, Haj House, a few police stations, Parks, government stationary too were saffronised. Read More »

Kathua minor rape-murder: Lawyers stop cops from filing chargesheet

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The body of the eight-year-old girl from the nomadic Bakerwal community was recovered from the forests in Rassana on January 17, a week after she went missing while grazing horses in the woods. Jammu High Court Bar Association (JHCBA), the main organization of Jammu lawyers, is on strike since Thursday in support of various demands including handing over the Kathua rape-cum-murder case to CBI and eviction of Rohingya and Bangladeshi refugees from Jammu as it considers them a "security ... Read More »

'Extremely well': Trump hails ties with Qatar after meeting emir

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Trump in the Oval Office on Tuesday. "Qatar Taxi is the first of our technology projects in the local market, therefore we have deployed the best worldwide expertise in all fields, be it security and cyber protection, or the telecom services in addition to collaboration with a group of local companies and providing unmatched services, which together make Qatar Taxi the application of choice in Qatar", he said. Read More »

Without reforms, Ukraine growth could fall below 2 percent in 2018

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There are also political considerations in the issue, Merkel said. Nord Stream 2 was established to bring additional supplies from northern Siberia via a shorter route than the existing one, which would help to keep costs down. However, Gazprom said last month it would terminate its gas contracts with Ukraine after it had lost a court case, escalating a dispute which had left Ukraine struggling to stay warm. Read More »

Mobile and Sprint reportedly in merger talks once again

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Reports indicated that T-Mobile and Sprint hit turbulence during 2017 merger talks, but then T-Mobile sweetened the pot a bit with parent company Deutsche Telekom. T-Mobile, for example, offers customers a free Netflix subscription under some plans. Sprint and T-Mobile are talking about a merger - again. The Department of Justice is now suing AT&T over concerns its $85 billion grab of Time Warner will harm consumers. Read More »

Iceland stores ban palm oil from own food

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Iceland's pledge is that by the end of 2018, 100% of the supermarket's own brand food lines will contain no palm oil, reducing demand by more than 500 tonnes per year. Walker personally visited Indonesia - the world's top palm oil producer - to investigate the industry, and see the destruction it causes first hand. Read More »

Israeli jets strike Hamas target in Gaza

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The Jerusalem Post compared the attack to the case of a military medic - dubbed the "Hebron shooter" - who was sentenced to 18 months in prison a year ago for killing an already incapacitated Palestinian attacker. "Given the deplorable killing of 16 people and the injuring of reportedly more than 1,000 others during protests in Gaza , mostly on 30 March, we are gravely concerned that further violence could occur during demonstrations today and in the coming weeks", Throssell said . Read More »

TV show host loses job after threatening to sexually assault David Hogg

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Fox News Channel 's Laura Ingraham returned to work with defiance Monday, denouncing a "Stalinist" effort by liberals to stifle the free speech of conservatives and promising to make fighting it her new cause. Conservatives took to Twitter to show their support, and Ingraham announced that she would use her platform to " expose the enemies of free expression ". Read More »

New Squads of Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils Lock Horns Today

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This was Gambhir's 36th IPL fifty equalling Warner's record for most 50s in the league . Known to be one of the sharp readers of the game, Ashwin has had a rough IPL ride over the last few seasons, and this is an opportunity for him to re-establish his credentials not only as a bowler but also as a leader. Read More »

Facebook plans to allow all users to 'unsend' their private messages

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And, hoping to make this move perfectly clear, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stressed that these steps "won't stop all people trying to game the system". Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. Facebook , Twitter and Google said they discovered scores of ads and phony accounts linked to Russian Federation, some of which explicitly mentioned the election. Read More »

Stocks rise, but large gains fade

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The Dow Jones industrial average rose as much as 500 points as investors hope the world's largest economies will resolve their differences without a trade war that hampers global commerce. JPMorgan Chase was up 1.1 percent. Signs of a thaw in the trade tensions between Beijing and Washington are sending USA stock indexes sharply higher on Wall Street. Read More »

Fowler, Spieth make Patrick Reed earn his 1st major championship

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McIlroy did well to escape the first with a par after a wild drive deep into the pines, but he missed a short putt for eagle on the second and failed to take advantage of ideal tee shots at both the third and fifth, where poor approaches and nervy putting cost him dropped shots. Read More »

State Police Release Update in Hobbs Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation

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Chambers Road and E. Smith Road. That's when police say Marsh took out a stolen gun and fired at the officer. It is also unclear how many officers were at the scene at the time of the shooting. The man was later transported to the hospital where he later died. No officers were injured. As the suspect was attempted to be apprehended, shots were fired, police said. Read More »

PM Modi holds Swachhagraha in Motihari, says Mohandas became Mahatma in Bihar

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Modi said the Centre was working in tandem with the Bihar government for the economic development of the state, PTI reported. "I congratulate Nitish Kumar government and all " swachhagrahis " for their effort", Modi explained. He unveiled a plaque to mark the foundation stone of Motijheel Project, the Bettiah Nagar Parishad Water Supply Scheme and four Ganga Projects. Via video link, he flagged off the first 12000 HP Freight Electric Locomotive, and the Champaran Humsafar Express. Read More »

Depth a big key for New York Yankees moving forward

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Dealt from Cincinnati to the Yankees at the trading deadline during the 2003 season, Boone hit.125 (6 for 48) with no home runs in his first 13 games for NY. But here we are, at the first crossroads in the reigning National League MVP's welcome to the Big Apple, and it is uglier than anyone's worst-case scenario. Read More »

GPS Device Is a Possible Culprit in Long Island Bus Crash

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State police Major David Candelaria said the driver never slowed down before slamming into the overpass on Sunday night on the Southern State Parkway, where buses, tractor-trailers and other commercial traffic are banned. Kennedy International Airport after a spring break trip to Europe and were heading to a drop-off location in Huntington Station. The driver, identified as Troy Gaston of Bethlehem , Pa., did not slow down before hitting the overpass, Candelaria said. Read More »

Trump homeland security adviser is resigning

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Tom Bossert's departure came at the request of Trump's new national security adviser John Bolton who started a day earlier, according to several reports . "I understand the coverage, in some cases, is giving the appearance that we're not moving fast enough", Bossert said on September 28. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said. Read More »

Woman set on fire by husband over family dispute

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Soon after, he messaged and offered to take her out on a date because she "had never been on one". When the man said on Facebook they had got engaged, she spoke to him to get it taken down, added Mr Peet. A preliminary hearing was set for April 23. In his most recent case from Lackawanna County, Hannick is accused of offering Renee Campbell, who is blind, a deal that she could eat at Sonny's Restaurant as often as she wants for $300 a month. Read More »

State governor announces run for US Senate

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Scott scheduled a 10 a.m. EDT (1400 GMT) announcement on his Facebook page , where he is expected to kick off his campaign against Nelson, first elected in 2000 and now the only Democrat holding statewide office in Florida . Let's Get to Work! "We shouldn't be sending the same type of people to Washington ". Gov. Scott and First Lady Ann Scott issued this statement early Monday afternoon. Read More »

Nation's Report Card puts MN students do well, but achievement gaps remain

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James Peyser, state education secretary, said the achievement gaps show that MA needs to "redouble our efforts on educational policy and education reform" and sees promise in some recent initiatives, such as bolstering the quality of early education and developing a new system to hold schools accountable for student performance. Read More »

Bharat Bandh: 30 CRPF companies sent to states

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It had led to the death of eight persons in Gwalior- Chambal region and had left scores injured, including 54 policemen. Meanwhile, in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur and Saharanpur districts, internet services have been suspended. Very little impact was seen in other cities, he added. Extra security forces were deployed in some districts, sources said. The Madras High Court on Monday expressed hope that a bridge constructed across Adyar river connecting Anakaputhur with Tharapakkam in Alandur ... Read More »

Iranians killed in missile attack on Syrian air base

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Our powers, even our military power is not for aggression against any country. Syria's government has denied any involvement in that attack. Those sanctions would not involve measures that were lifted under the nuclear deal but would target individual Iranians that the European Union believes are behind Iran's ballistic weapons programme and its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Read More »

'No survivors' after horror plane crash at golf course

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Monday night shortly after taking off from a local airport, according to police in Scottsdale. A small plane crashed onto an Arizona golf course Monday evening, bursting into flames and leaving all six people on board dead, police said. He said emergency services were on the scene within minutes and added the weather was "perfect" at the time. The golf course was designed by Randy Heckenkemper, and is the sister course of the Stadium Course, where the PGA holds one of its most-popular ... Read More »

MI governor: Flint tap water safe to drink again

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State officials in MI have ended the free water bottle program for Flint, claiming that the city's water quality has been restored to pre-crisis levels. Despite this, residents were instructed to keep using bottled or filtered water until all the city's lead pipes had been replaced - which is now scheduled for 2020. Read More »

Police shoot, kill man they say charged them with knife

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Chavis Davis, 16, a 15-year-old and a 14-year-old were then also charged in connection with the three robberies. Inside, officers found several items of evidence, including cellphones, wallets, credit cards, cash and ID cards. On Jan. 24, police obtained a search warrant for the residence and PHS/SPCA officials seized another puppy that was not there the first time. According to court records, Whitefield has previous felony convictions for possession of stolen property, malicious mischief, ... Read More »

Trump brands raid on lawyer's office 'disgraceful'

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The case was referred to the Southern District of NY by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office, Cohen's attorney, Stephen Ryan, said in a statement . Federal agents also raided a room at the Loews Regency Hotel on Park Avenue in Manhattan where Cohen has been staying while his apartment is being renovated, The New York Times reported, citing an unnamed person. Read More »

Woman Embalmed Alive in Hospital Error

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The botched surgery has gained global attention with headlines such as " Russian woman dies after given formaldehyde instead of saline drip " and "Woman "embalmed alive" in hospital error ". Fedyaeva's mother-in-law told RT that the young woman opened her eyes and whispered to them - a moment that she said gave them hope. The female chief doctor told her: 'A medical mistake took place. Read More »

Facebook's Biggest Black Lives Matter Page Is A Hoax

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In addition to merch stores, there were also donation pages on fundraising sites such as Donorbox , PayPal , Patreon , and Classy . On Twitter, a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, Patrice Cullors, said she had complained many times to Facebook about numerous fake accounts. Read More »

Woman decapitates boyfriend, then asks cops to 'let me get my heads'

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While Mills is now charged with second degree murder, a grand jury considering her case in June could also charge her with first degree murder for premeditation. Jail records don't indicate whether she has an attorney. Later that day, investigators were called about a murder in another part of the town. Deputies found another body part of the victim's near the home where Mills was discovered, Detective L.L. Read More »

Ford recalls F-650s, F-750s, F-150s and Expeditions

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Ford said there has been one reported accident and injury because of the issue. Dealers will inspect recalled vehicles free of charge to make sure cable locking clips are properly installed and secure. This could cause the transmission to eventually lose its park function. If this happens, Ford says , the driver has no way of knowing it, as no instrument panel warning message or warning chime are displayed. Read More »

85000-year-old finger found in desert points to early human migrations

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Dr Maria Martinon-Torres, director of the National Research Center on Human Evolution in Spain, said: "With the finding in Al Wusta I would say that presence of Homo sapiens in Asia before 50,000-60,000 years ago is out of doubt, and we can now move on to the next questions: how and why modern humans left Africa and why they took so long to enter Europe". Read More »

CBO: Tax Cuts, Spending Driving Debt to Historic Levels

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The deficit - the amount that Washington's spending exceeds its revenues - will grow to $804 billion in fiscal 2018, which ends on September 30, up from $665 billion in fiscal 2017, the CBO said, despite expectations of stronger near-term economic growth than the agency previously forecast. Read More »

John Oliver Takes on EPA Chief Pruitt's Scandals

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The pointed letter from David Apol, the acting director and general counsel of the Office of Government Ethics, summarizes reports of Pruitt's conduct, including a rental agreement with a lobbyist whose husband's firm lobbies the EPA as well as EPA spending on Pruitt's travel and security. Read More »

Injured F1 mechanic in Bahrain successfully undergoes surgery: Ferrari

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But Mercedes pressured the Scuderia into a tactical change after putting both Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton on medium tyres, with Vettel being told of the decision with 20 laps remaining. Raikkonen came in a lap later, with the Ferraris falling to P3 and P4 before leader Bottas stopped on lap 20. Raikkonen, who was pitting for a second time, was not at fault for the collision. Read More »

China will do right on trade

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The tensions are raising the spectre of a tit-for-tat trade war between the world's two largest economies. In his speech, Xi tried to position China as a defender of free trade, despite its status as the most-closed major economy, in response to Trump's " America first " calls for import restrictions and trade deals that are more favorable to the United States. Read More »

Iran's rial at all-time low against the dollar

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In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani listens to explanations on new nuclear achievements at a ceremony to mark "National Nuclear Day", in Tehran , Iran, Monday, April 9, 2018. Read More »

Trump calls Mueller probe an 'attack' on US

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Still, the existence of a referral from Mueller's office to the Manhattan U.S. Attorney suggests that the matter isn't related to Russian Federation. Cohen is under investigation for bank fraud, wire fraud and campaign finance violations, the Washington Post reported . Read More »

Syrian media report missile strike on airbase in Homs

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Syrian state media said they were suspected to be USA strikes but U.S. officials said that the USA military had not launched air strikes. Hours later, Syria's state-run news agency reported a missile attack early Monday at an air base in Syria's Homs province and labeled it a "likely" U.S. Read More »

Hungary set for third Orban term after crushing poll win

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With nearly all votes counted, the nationalist Jobbik party is in second place with 20%. Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Hungary's closest ally in the European Union, tweeted: "The road to reform is never easy", adding that "the support of the majority of society shows that it's worth making the effort". Read More »

23 children killed as school bus veers off road

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Around 45 students of Wazir Ram Singh Pathania Memorial Public School were returning home when the bus skidded off road and fell into the 150-feet deep gorge near Malkval on the Nurpur-Chamba road. India has the world's deadliest roads, with nearly 150,000 people killed in accidents in 2015, the latest government data shows. India has the world's deadliest roads, with nearly 150,000 people killed in accidents in 2015, the latest government data shows. Read More »

Sinclair News Show Axed After Host Threatens Sexual Assault On Parkland Survivor

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Since the mass shooting , Hogg has become an advocate for gun control, which has led to both conspiracy theories and personal attacks from the right. After Allman's controversial tweet several advertisers started to show their backs to his shows which prompted him to resign, The Kansas City Star , a newspaper based in Kansas City, Missouri, reported . Read More »