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Here's How Trump Could Strike Syria

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Russia's ambassador to Lebanon said any missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launching sites targeted - a stark warning of a potential major confrontation. The OPCW is not allowed by itself to determine responsibility for attacks. Trump wrote on Twitter , "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria". Read More »

Trump Looks to Assuage Trade Critics With Farm Package

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Under the federal law Trump invoked in his proclamation calling for National Guard troops, governors who send troops retain command and control over their state's Guard members and the US government picks up the cost. "Hopefully, it'll be a relationship that's much different than it's been for many , many years". Asked about the Cohen raid, Trump, sitting with military leaders in the White House, resumed his attack on Mueller and on his own attorney general, Jeff Sessions. Read More »

Southern FMs want 15th Finance Commission TORs reframed

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In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the finance ministers of south Indian states that stare at drastic cuts in central transfers in the wake of the ToR meet in Thiruvananthapuram to discuss the challenges ahead, observing it was against the interests of the progressive states. Read More »

Granby man pleaded guilty to child enticement, pornography charges

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The charges stem from an investigation into the distribution of fentanyl analogs that allegedly contributed to the deaths of Troy Kuntz, 38, and Carrera Hall, 23. In July 2015, a grand jury indicted Cannon on 13 counts of theft by conversion and five counts of violation of oath by a public official. In June 2017, Trent allegedly took a.45-caliber handgun to the Morristown residence of John Howerton. Read More »

Myanmar soldiers jailed for 10 years for Rohingya killings

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The military from January forced a rare admission that its soldiers had murdered 10 Rohingya villagers that were captured and accused to be "terrorists" during insurgent attacks a year ago from Inn Din village at northern Rakhine. The tribunal took place behind closed doors, ignoring worldwide calls for an independent inquiry. It included photographs of the victims, hands bound and kneeling on the floor prior to the killing - and of their bodies in a pit afterwards. Read More »

Japan asks S. Korea to raise abduction issue at North-South summit

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The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan expressed hope on Wednesday for strengthening cooperation in resolving North Korea's nuclear issue and establishing lasting peace in the region. The Moon-Kim summit, if held, will mark the third inter-Korean summit. He also plans to visit the Seoul National Cemetery to pay tribute to Korean War veterans before returning to Japan. Read More »

US House oversight panel asks EPA for travel, condo documents

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Gowdy also said in the letter he had not received documents that referred to " specific , ongoing threats associated with the Administrator's air travel", which the agency had said were the basis for obtaining Pruitt's first-class air tickets in a letter to Gowdy from EPA Associate Administrator Troy Lyons, dated March 20. Read More »

United States wants UN vote Tuesday on Syria gas attack inquiry

But he suggested that the chemical attack had crossed a red line and prompted Israel to take action to send a message to Syria and arch-enemy Iran. He added: "If it's Russian Federation, if it's Syria , if it's Iran, if it's all of them together, we'll figure it out and we'll know the answers quite soon". Read More »

Chad Removed from US Travel Ban List

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Reports suggested that the country was only added to the original list because it ran out of passport paper , preventing Chadian officials from providing passport samples to the Department of Homeland Security. The move follows an assessment that determined that Chad's travel systems were now improved to meet the security standards of the United States. A month ago Rex Tillerson made a fleeting visit to the country as part of his tour of African nations in his role as U.S. Read More »

Indian troops martyr four youth in occupied Kashmir

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Three security force personnel were injured in the initial exchange of firing. "In the encounter, four civilians , who were injured in the crossfire , succumbed to their injuries", a police spokesman said. Protests have broken out near the gun battle site. Meanwhile, separatists under the banner of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) called for a general strike tomorrow against the "civilian killings". Read More »

Kevin Spacey Sex Crimes Case Under Review

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Authorities in both countries have opened criminal investigations into the accusations. "The events were reported to have taken place in October of 1992 in West Hollywood involving a male adult", she added. Actor Anthony Rapp was the first to make an allegation, claiming he was 14 when a 26-year-old Spacey made a sexual advance to him in 1986. "But if I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior, and I ... Read More »

Russian Federation should ban American products in response to United States sanctions - PM Medvedev

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That, in turn, triggered a tweetstorm from Trump, who fired back: " Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria ". Or perhaps even worse given that Trump isn't publicly laying out a broad strategy of how to solve the problems surrounding Syrian President Bashar al-Assad but rather previewing actual missile launches? Sanders to oppose Pompeo for State Russia vetoes new panel to probe Syrian chemical weapons use Trump vows swift response on Syria MORE , the US ... Read More »

Britain Seeks 'Two-Way Street' Defence Cooperation With India

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The defence exhibition that targets India's futuristic goal of building a self-sufficient domestic arms industry - a key facet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Make in India" slogan - comes even as the armed forces of India facing multiple security threats continue to be saddled with sub-optimal weapon systems. Read More »

Netflix Won't Bring Any Films to Cannes This Year

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Reaction to the news in Hollywood was mixed, with some analysts disapproving of the anti-modernist approach of the festival, and others noting that Netflix was, despite its proclaimed support for film art, simply another corporate giant carving out is space. Read More »

Airlines avoid flying over Syria amid threat of missile strikes

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Earlier today, US President Donald Trump warned he would fire missiles at the Syrian base where the chemical weapons were launched while Russian Federation said they would intercept any such attack. He blindsided the Pentagon and the State Department when he told the audience at a campaign rally in OH on March 30 that US troops would be leaving Syria "very soon". Read More »

Azerbaijan's Aliyev wins fourth term as president

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Azerbaijanis are already headed to the polls today to vote in what is the Caspian country's eighth presidential election since the country was founded almost three decades ago after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Another in 2016 extended the presidential term limits from five to seven years. The changes drew criticism from Council of Europe constitutional law experts as "severely upsetting the balance of powers" and giving the president "unprecedented" authority. Read More »

Israeli army issues inquiry into video of sniper shooting Palestinian

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Abu Daqqa said he had thrown stones at Israeli soldiers over the border during the day, but denied he was armed or posed any threat at the time of the gunshot. According to Israeli military protocol, all live fire directed at protests requires approval by the most senior leadership in the field, usually on instructions from a brigade commander or battalion commander. Read More »

Border Patrol Agent Killed Woman and Her Infant Son, Police Say

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Even if the man's nationality was known, agents failed to follow proper protocol, which requires Mexican citizens to be repatriated through the Mexican consulate. The breach of protocol meant United States agents were unable to determine the man's identity, whether he had a legitimate asylum case or whether he had a criminal background. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on Trump's lawyer linked to payments to women

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In other words, just another Monday in today's wild Washington ride. When the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided President Donald Trump's attorney's office and residences, agents were looking for records of payments to two women. It is possible that in the course of their probe into Mr. Cohen, investigators could uncover improprieties in Mr. Trump's business dealings. It's important to note that for Cohen's main client - the president himself - the implications of the raid are ... Read More »

Increasing sunshine Sunday as we break free from winter

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WE stay dry Friday , but clouds increase, and then we have significant moisture working in for the weekend. Temperatures will continue to climb into tomorrow and winds will pick up from the south. There could be some peeks of sunshine with highs once again in the upper 40s. Look for strong winds on Thursday . Dodge Ridge reported a strong finish to the season, closing Thursday "after an incredible Miracle March" that dropped more than 12 feet of snow in the Pinecrest area, the resort ... Read More »

Rickie Fowler's girlfriend pens touching note after Masters near-miss

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Woods is only six tournaments into his comeback from injury and while he was unable to display the type of form that had him touted as one of the favorites this year, he remains upbeat for what lies ahead. What am I, chubby? "I started the round nine shots back and I came out with the idea of just playing the golf course and having a lot of fun doing it and try to shoot a low round and finish the tournament strong and see what happens, if something insane happens". Read More »

Indonesian police vow crackdown — Made alcohol

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More than 100 people have died after drinking toxic alcohol this month alone in Indonesia . Police displayed huge quantities of confiscated alcohol at a news conference, some of it in small clear plastic bags. He said the police were still investigating the liquor content the West Java victims consumed. Deaths from toxic alcohol are common in Indonesia and foreigners are occasionally among the victims. Read More »

Tammy Duckworth has baby; 1st US senator to give birth in office

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She said that being a parent of small children while serving in Congress gives her a perspective that is often missing in debates on federal policy about families and child care. Who is Tammy Duckworth's husband? Baby Maile - the couple's second daughter - was born in a suburban Washington DC hospital on Monday. Senator Tammy Duckworth gives birth to daughter Maile Pearl, making history look easy. Read More »

William Blair Set Outperform Rating for Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

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The volume of the company in the last trading session was 10.62 Million. About 68,928 shares traded. Gladstone Commercial Corporation (GOOD) has declined 13.85% since April 11, 2017 and is downtrending. Moreover, Comerica Comml Bank has 0.02% invested in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. Twenty-First Century Fox, share value has decreased up to 0.50% and sits in the mid-30s, after closing on Tuesday at $35.80. Read More »

Supreme Court dismisses plea challenging procedure of allotment of cases by CJI

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In the verdict the apex court ruled that CJI is a high constitutional functionary, there cannot be "any distrust about the responsibilities he discharges" so that The Supreme Court can carry out work under constitution. Another petition on a similar issue had been filed by Shanti Bhushan but that is still pending before the court. Under the new roster system, effective 5 February, cases would be allocated based on the subject matter they entail. Read More »

Russia Retaliation for Sanctions Could Hit US Companies

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The UN Security Council has failed to adopt two competing resolutions that would have established a mechanism to investigate use of chemical weapons in Syria as well as another concerning a fact-finding mission in the war-torn country. Trump tweeted earlier Wednesday in a message aimed at Russian officials. I think the latest U.S. Treasury actions related to Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act designation from April 6 were just further recognition of this. Read More »

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile over Riyadh -Al Arabiya

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Saudi Arabia's air defence forces have intercepted three ballistic missiles fired at Riyadh and other cities by Yemen's Houthis who have stepped up attacks recently, threatening to escalate a rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran . The news agency said that Saudi Aramco was building a refinery in Jizan planned to produce 400,000 barrels of oil a day from 2019. Aramco was not immediately available to comment on the missiles. Read More »

IRCTC scam case: CBI raids Rabri Devi's residence, questions Tejashwi Yadav

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He said, "It can not be mere coincidence that CBI raided Rabri's residence when PM visited Bihar and raids stated the moment PM finished his speech at Motihari". But, she warned, if something happened to her family or her, then the Home Ministry and the Home Minister would be held responsible. Hurt by the move, Rabri Devi and Tejashwi on Wednesday surrendered to the government all the security guards the family had got, including those provided to Lalu Prasad Yadav and his elder son, Tej ... Read More »

Cameroon athletes reported missing at Commonwealth Games

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Eight Cameroonian Commonwealth Games athletes have gone missing from the athletes village, with two failing to turn up for competition. Three weightlifters and two boxers were initially reported to Australian police after not being seen since Tuesday, triggering suspicion they had fled with no intention of returning to Cameroon . Read More »

Timeline: key events in the case of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur

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Police have been trying to identify the remains of several men found at a property McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business . Previous identified victims were Andrew Kinsman, Soroush Mahmudi, and Skandaraj Navaratnam. McArthur was arrested January 18 and charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the disappearance of Andrew Kinsman and Selim Esen, who went missing from the Gay Village in 2017. Read More »

Police Arrest Richmond Man In Sexual Assault Of High School-Aged Jogger

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Gordon drove past the girl's home to a secluded area in Trumbull where the assault took place, police said. She says she allowed him to share her North Side apartment with her while she prepared to move out of state. The woman claimed Thornton displayed a handgun and told her to "stop playing with me" when she refused to comply. The woman discovered her trousers were at the bottom of the bed and chose to go to Geisinger Pittston to get checked out after Disbrow went to a job interview, ... Read More »

Iran fixes currency rate in bid to stop rial collapse

In January, Trump announced he is waiving the United States sanctions against Iran for the "last time". Iran and Turkey reached an agreement to trade in local currencies instead of the dollar or Euro. The main problem is bringing the export proceeds back to Iran. Lebanon is already a well-established Iranian rocket base, filled to the brim with 120,000 rockets embedded in 200 Shi'a Lebanese villages. Read More »

SC offers troops for border effort

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Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas have all made pledges to send troops to the US-Mexico border. "What is going on is people don't just happen to come in to the United States". Jerry Brown, who has not announced whether troops from his state's National Guard will participate. Brown and other leaders in California have repeatedly fought Trump over immigration policy. Read More »

Was your Facebook data shared with Cambridge Analytica? How to find out

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The social media pioneer admitted "we have made a lot of mistakes" and "I'm sorry", repeatedly making references the company's "origin story" of being set-up in his Harvard dorm room. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) believes congress needs to do more to hold companies accountable when they fail to protect people's privacy on their platforms. Read More »

BJP the richest party! ADR report reveals 2016-17 income figures

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The Indian National Congress's income was a distant second at Rs 225.36 crore which accounts for 14.4% of the total income. "Between 2015-16 and 2016-17, the income of BSP increased by 266.32 per cent (Rs 126.195 crore) from Rs 47.385 crore, during 2015-16, to Rs 173.58 crore during 2016-17, while the income of the Nationalist Congress Party increased by 88.63 per cent (Rs 8.098 crore) from Rs 9.137 crore during 2015-16 to Rs 17.235 crore during 2016-17". Read More »

Donald Trump cancels major trip as chemical weapons experts travel to Syria

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The US wants a UN Security Council vote Tuesday on a US draft resolution to establish a new inquiry into who is to blame for using chemical weapons in Syria , diplomats said. Israel does not typically comment on its operations in Syria, and it is unclear whether the missile attack was linked to the alleged use of chemical weapons. Read More »

'The Simpsons' Attack On Apu Criticisms Slammed By Viewers

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The scene in question sees Marge Simpson reading Lisa a book from her own childhood called " The Princess in the Garden ", though she has changed nearly the entire content so as not to offend anyone, resulting in a much less interesting story without a objective. Read More »

Outagamie County officials prepare for tornado drill

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Chris A. Kelenske, Deputy State Director of Emergency Management and Homeland Security and commander of the MSP/EMHSD. According to the NWS, Wisconsin averages 23 tornadoes annually. and 6:45 p.m. Schools and businesses are encouraged to conduct a tornado drill at 1:45 p.m.to practice an emergency tornado shelter plan. Take cover under something sturdy like a stairwell, and away from windows or doors. Read More »

Russian Federation will cope with latest round of USA sanctions - PM

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Those at the meeting included Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford. In his tweets proclaiming a calm and calculated White House, Trump also criticized Mueller again over a raid on the home and office of his personal attorney, Michael Cohen. Read More »

J'khand: Police recovers burning body of woman, gangrape suspected

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A 29-year-old inmate at the Ward County Jail is accused of punching a female correctional officer in the face at the jail on Saturday afternoon and breaking a television in her cell block. Firstly, she said she tripped while she was putting the baby to bed and fell on top of him. "Officers were deployed around Fiji, this is to ensure that all citizens are safe", Ms Naisoro said. Read More »

State Senator Tom Kean, Jr., Visits Columbia Middle School

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Whether she's cutting and coloring hair, delivering a Sonic meal on skates, taking notes in high school English or budgeting to make rent, 18-year-old Rachael Stadler stays busy and focused on her future. "And we will look at the preferences to see if we have scenarios that meet their preferences and then we're going to do what's best for them", said Dr. Read More »