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Inspectors allowed into site of Syrian chemical attack

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The officials provided the information on condition of anonymity, in line with government regulations. He said: "The Government's failure to seek - let alone obtain - parliamentary approval for these air strikes sets a precedent for potential and more risky future action not just in Syria , but other countries ". Read More »

Kippah-wearing Jewish teen attacked in Berlin

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He said the kippa he wore was a gift from a friend who told him it was "unsafe" to wear out in the open. "One of them ran at me". But he said he had received lots of support from police and on social media. Levi Salomon, a representative from the organization, said in a statement that it is " unbearable to see that a young Jewish man is attacked on a public street. Read More »

Philippine boxing icon to prove time not yet over in July fight

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The 35-year-old Matthysse is not quite the unsafe opponent he was several years ago, yet tougher than the opponent Pacquiao's longtime promoter, Bob Arum, wanted the former champion to fight next (Mike Alvarado). "If I have a chance to finish it right away, I will do it", said the pride of Saranggani. "We guarantee the people that they will enjoy this fight because of his style and my style". Read More »

Jury convicts New York City nanny of killing 2 kids in 2012

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The parents of two small children stabbed to death by their nanny in NY have posted a collage of images of them on their Facebook page shortly after the nanny's murder conviction. Prosecutors say the parents of two children stabbed to death by their nanny at their NY home have "lived through the worst nightmare any parent could endure". Read More »

Syrian state media retracts claim of missile attack on airbase

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The Syrian state television report did not, however, specify who may have fired the missiles. "The was no external attack on Syria". On Monday, Syrian and Russian authorities prevented investigators from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons from going to the scene, the head of the group said, blocking global efforts to establish what happened and who was to blame. Read More »

Syrian chemical attack probe delayed again by Douma gunfire

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A United Nations security team came under fire on Tuesday during a visit to the site of a suspected chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma, the head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said on Wednesday. Russian Federation and the Syrian government deny responsibility for the alleged attack. U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Tuesday the U.S. Read More »

Theresa May wins Commons vote over Syria attack

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At the end of today's emergency debate there was a vote on a neutral motion as required by the rules; "That this House has considered Parliament's rights in relation to the approval of military action by British Forces overseas", She won by 61 and will see that as a vindication of the strategy to try to reverse the fast drying cement she thought was forming around a convention on when the Commons should get a vote. Read More »

Rakesh Singh is BJP MP unit chief; change in Rajasthan likely

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Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje met BJP President Amit Shah in New Delhi earlier amid reports of impending changes in the BJP's Rajasthan unit in the wake of electoral reverses in the January by-elections in the Alwar and Ajmer Lok Sabha seats and the Mandalgarh Assembly segment. Read More »

Trump Says Mueller, Rosenstein 'Still Here' and Blasts Probe

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Noting that the "protest would be semi-spontaneous and more than likely happen on short notice", detectives were instructed to "bring a full uniform and any issued protective equipment (riot gear) with them to work until further notice". Rosenstein is also reported to have personally signed off on the raids. Some lawmakers have proposed legislation to protect Mueller and the investigation from being disbanded, but GOP leadership has indicated it thinks that's unnecessary. Read More »

Rouhani: Iran's weapons are for deterrence

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According to he president, the region is beset by "invading powers", Reuters said. "If there is any weapon we need, we will develop it for the most part, or procure it if necessary", Rouhani was quoted by Iran's Mehr news agency as saying. Read More »

Puerto Rico Suffers Island-Wide Power Outage

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An excavator operated by a contractor apparently caused the blackout, which originated at a major transmission line running between Salinas to Guayama in the southeast, according to the authority. Puerto Rico is hosting the two-game series less than a year after the island was ravaged by Hurricane Maria. "We don't know what the cause was, yet", Cruz said. Read More »

TJ Perenara latest to slam Folau's 'harmful' comments

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Livewire fullback Israel Folau celebrates Australia's victory against Fiji with fans in Melbourne. "I am 100 percent against the comments that were made by Israel". He says his cousin and aunt, who are gay, are some of the kindest people he knows, and it disgusts him to play against someone who says they will go to hell for their beliefs. Read More »

Trump Says Did Not Fire James Comey Due to 'Phony Russia Investigation'

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Meanwhile, Comey continues to spar with Trump in a series that already looks like it's going to go the judicial equivalent of a full seven games. Comey , who has been feverishly promoting his upcoming tell-all book, " A Higher Loyalty ", also told Stephanopoulos on Tuesday that he never wanted to write a memoir, adding that he believed it would be "an exercise in ego". Read More »

New Zealand's Prime Minister 'Infuriated' by Comparison to Trump Over Migration

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If there were, we would have already taken action", said Ardern. "Our goal is a model that will demonstrate to the public that we want to deliver free-trade agreements that can benefit and be prosperous for both our citizens". Jacinda Ardern is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to a meeting in Berlin on Tuesday. "We should be seeking opportunities for multilateral agreements that operate under a rules-based framework that push back on ideas of protectionism because it does ... Read More »

Bernie Sanders Says Cardi B is Right About Social Security

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At least, when it comes to Social Security. On Roosevelt, she said: "He helped us get over the Depression, all while he was in a wheelchair". Sanders believes Cardi hit the nail on the head with her analysis on Social Security. "But we appreciate very much the work she has done". For 2017, the maximum taxable earnings cutoff for paying into Social Security is the first $127,200 in income. Read More »

Girl, 3, shot mother while playing with father's gun

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Employees inside the Plato's Closet rushed outside to help the victim after hearing the gunshot. Some witnesses heard the gunshot, while others recall the woman's screams and then saw her stumbling out of the auto with blood "pouring out of her". Read More »

Professor's tweets and responses on Barbara Bush spark controversy

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The Fresno Bee reports that professor Randa Jarrar tweeted her displeasure with the Bush family within an hour after the official announcement that Mrs. So far the university has not spoken directly with Jarrar, Zelezny said . In reality, it was the line for Arizona State University's crisis hotline. The president of Fresno State attempted to distance himself from Jarrar's tweets celebrating the death of the former First Lady. Read More »

Aluminium sanctions convulse market as rally to $3000 forecast

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The LME three-month price is still motoring, touching a fresh high of $2,377.50 per tonne on Monday, extending the sanctions rally to $390.50 or nearly 20 percent. "If you look at the scope of Rusal supply, they were a very cost-efficient supplier and a very substantial one, and they were well meshed into a lot of other manufacturers downstream", Natixis analyst Cameron Karami said. Read More »

Amethi To Be At Par With Singapore In 15 Years: Rahul Gandhi

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He said the BJP before questioning allocation of ticket to lawyer of Choksi, should first ask for resignation of Jaitley, Swaraj and Raje because they and their family members were lawyers of absconders and fraudsters and the company which killed Indians in the country in the capacity of lawyers that represented and defended them. Read More »

Police dashcam captures video of house exploding in Texas

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A police officer is blown back by an explosion at a house after a auto crashed into it, severing a gas line. "It was more of just react, it was more of life-saving, than it was train on tactics or things of that nature". Three people were inside the home when the auto came crashing through. "They're both strong. They've done a lot in their lives", said Shirey. Police said in a press release that a vehicle crashed into the front of the house. Read More »

Target Expands Drive-Up Service to Texas and Florida

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Once at the store, employees deliver orders to cars within two minutes or arrival, the company says . Orders can be placed with the Target mobile app and should be ready in less than two hours. It says oversized purchases like furniture might include an additional $25 handling fee. The service is one of several new technology initiatives underway at Target to help it better compete against Amazon and Walmart. Read More »

San Diego County backs Trump challenge to California 'sanctuary' law

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In October 2017 Governor Jerry Brown approved Senate Bill 54, but some cities have taken opposition to the bill and adopted ordinances opposing it. Since the September 11th attacks, policymakers across all levels of government have pushed for greater communication and synthesis between federal and local law enforcement authorities, Gaspar said. Read More »

Corbyn calls on MPs to take back control over Syria air strikes

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Syrian Ambassador Bashar Jaafari on Tuesday told a meeting of the UN Security Council that the team of experts would begin work on Wednesday once they receive the all-clear from their security detail. "Right now they don't have very good friends and right now the friends that they do have are causing them harm", Haley said, referring to Russian Federation. Read More »

Snow showers expected to follow Wednesday's windy warm up

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It won't be 60 degrees this afternoon, but with the sunshine, lack of rain and temperatures in the lower 50s, it will feel more like spring. Friday , mostly sunny and much cooler. Breezes should back down as the high pressure system gets closer, but with the high pressure system centered to our west, the clockwise flow of air around it will lead to a northerly wind direction. Read More »

Waqf says Taj belongs to God after SC sought Shah Jahan's sign

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The ASI claims that if the Waqf Board is given ownership of the Taj, it would set a precedent at similar Mughal-era monuments such as the Red Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Y.H. Tucy, who claims to be the great grandson of last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, has said that the Taj Mahal is the nation's property and no one can claim right over it. Read More »

Massive power outage hits Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico is experiencing an island-wide electricity outage, the biggest blackout since Hurricane Maria hit almost seven months ago. Puerto Rico has lost 3.4 billion customer-hours of electricity service due to Maria, according to an analysis released last week by the economic data analytics and policy firm Rhodium Group. Read More »

Top Senate Democrats Come Out Against Pompeo Sec

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Before the 1920s, such votes were not made public, and none has been rejected by the panel since. Paul's opposition also means Republicans will need at least one Democrat to vote for Pompeo on the Senate floor in order to confirm him. Without Paul's support, and with the potential absence of Senator John McCain, who is in Arizona undergoing treatment for brain cancer, Pompeo would require support from Democrats to be confirmed. Read More »

Surat rape case: Andhra man claims to be minor's father

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When asked to comment, Surat Police Commissioner Satish Kumar Sharma said only the DNA test will prove conclusively when the Surat victim is missing daughter of Dibbiah. The parents had filed a missing person report with the state police, but it was not suspected that she would be found so far from home. The man who has arrived from AP is a farmer hailing from Prakasam district claimed to have filed a missing complaint of is daughter when she reportedly went missing from her ... Read More »

Winter storm watch issued for most of tri-state area

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Wednesday to 4 a.m. Thursday. Stay safe, Eastern Iowa, as a late-season winter storm could make commutes hard throughout the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area. Places like Waterloo and Independence, Iowa could receive more than 6 inches of snowfall today. Another round of snow is expected in parts of the Midwest and Plains midweek. Read More »

Good News in MA for Fans of Stun Guns

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The state originally banned stun guns in 1986, and then amended the law in 2004 to allow law enforcement officers to carry the device. "While the Justices held that, in Caetano's case, "'the Second Amendment extends, prima facie, to all instruments that constitute bearable arms, even those that were not in existence at the time of the founding", MA has not acted to repeal their prohibition on stun guns and tasers. Read More »

Gov. Cuomo gives NY parolees right to vote

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You did your time . "It is unconscionable to deny voting rights to New Yorkers who have paid their debt and have re-entered society", Governor Cuomo said. "Withholding or delaying voting rights diminishes our democracy". State Republican leaders, however, are pushing back against the governor's decision. Read More »

US town overrun with tumbleweed after high winds

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Fellow resident Ralph Zavale said it was all too much, and he couldn't clean them all up in time since the tumbleweeds kept coming and coming. "This happens over and over", she said, adding that the city had said it would put a three to five foot fence outside her home to help block incoming tumbleweeds. Read More »

Lauryn Hill 'Miseducation' tour set for Jones Beach

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Tickets and VIP experiences go on sale on April 20, with presales now underway. "This album chronicled an intimate piece of my young existence", Hill said in a press release issued to ET. The multi-platinum artist received ten Grammy nominations and five Grammys for the 1998 album. Ms. Hill rolled through the Alamo City back in November 2016 (we all know how long ago that was), but this time the singer's only Texas stops - so far? - are in Sugar Land on September 29 and Irving on ... Read More »

Central Intelligence Agency chief Pompeo formed 'good relationship' with North Korea's Kim, says Trump

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The meeting will be the third inter-Korean summit since the Koreas' 1945 division. Abe himself told those around him that the U.S. However, it remains to be seen whether the U.S. The first time Trump hosted Abe at Mar-a-Lago, North Korea conducted its first missile test of Trump's administration, and the two delivered a joint statement denouncing the launch. Read More »

Centre tussle: Appointment of 9 advisors cancelled; Manish Sisodia calls it conspiracy

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The resolution, according to the plea, also stated that the status report should be presented on the lines of outcome budget of the Delhi government , presented by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia . Rather than addressing the issue, Sisodia indulged in rhetoric. Sisodia said that the BJP-led government has targeted his advisor Marlena through this order as she is playing a vital role in improving the education system. Read More »

Cuba to elect new leader as Raúl Castro leaves presidency

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Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, 60, is expected to get a senior role in the new government, after helping to nurture detente with the United States in 2014, and renewing Cuba's traditional defiance after Trump shifted policies. Diaz-Canel is not likely to challenge one-party rule and many Cubans say they feel distant from politics, preferring to focus on making ends meet within the limited economic opportunities that opened up as Castro allowed more small businesses in recent years. Read More »

Cook County Set for Unwanted Prescription Drug Take Back

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Members of the public are encouraged to bring in all expired, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs to be properly disposed of by law enforcement and DEA agents. Renz Addiction Counseling Center Marketing and Development Director Deb Howe said these drop-off programs are important for battling opioid addictions. Read More »

Salman Khan - Welcome Priyanka Chopra To Bharat

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Priyanka and Salman have worked together in movies Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Salaam-E-Ishq (2007) and God Tussi Great Ho (2008). First she signed a film ( Bharat ) with Salman Khan and just when we thought that was about it, here comes another surprise as Mumbai Mirror now reports how Priyanka and Abhishek Bachchan are being considered for Shonali Bose's next. Read More »

Greens want to legalise cannabis for adult use

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Prior to tonight, the Greens supported increased access to medical marijuana, but stopped short of endorsing recreational use. The federal government has rejected a Greens proposal to legalise cannabis use. The president of the Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation , Alex Wodak , welcomed the announcement. Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm said his party had long-held the position of legalising marijuana, criticising the 80,000 cannabis-related arrests each year. Read More »

Tax Reform for Iowans-It's Complicated This Year

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The first is the echo chamber of loathing toward President Trump , which affects perceptions regardless of what the tax reform bill actually does. "We're just shipping company after company after company is leaving this country and leaving jobs behind", Trump said in March of 2016. Read More »

400 companies in Australia were victims of a cyber-attack Russian Federation

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The U.S., United Kingdom and Australia have all accused Russian Federation of being behind the mass hacking of computer networks around the world since 2017. While DHS cannot protect every network at all times, we can ensure that we are all collectively empowered to secure our networks through government and industry working together. Read More »

Calmer Weather and Partly Sunny

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North-northeast wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. Once again, there's a chance some towns could end as a wintry mix or snow, especially in northern CT. Residents may want to protect any outdoor plants tonight . The high will be near 55 with a north northwest wind of 8 miles per hour. Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 38. Read More »

Russian Federation extends overflight privileges of USA carriers ahead of deadline

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But the spokesperson added that others have been in conversations and discussions with the Russians on that. In the interim, US carrier were making plans to reroute their flights, she said. The negotiations for prolongation of the agreement were scheduled by the transport ministries of both countries for today, but the Russian side has recently requested a later date, which has not yet been set, the official explained. Read More »

Iceland's Bitcoin heist suspect may have fled on PM's plane

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He was later identified on security footage from Keflavik Airport, and seen boarding the flight to Stockholm where Iceland's prime minister, Katrin Jakobsdottir, was another passenger. " We are sure of that ". The prison where Stefansson was staying was a low-security facility in Sogn, a rural municipality in Western Iceland. Police commissioner Olafur Helgi Kjartansson told The Associated Press in March it was 'a grand theft on a scale unseen before'. Read More »

CN Tower, Toronto zoo reopen as temperatures rise

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Inclement weather caused damage to the roof of the stadium, forcing Monday night's game to be postponed. Tonight's Blue Jays-Royals game is one of three that was postponed. Authorities said no injuries had been reported, but several windows in nearby office buildings were smashed and at least one auto was struck. Blaine Boyer , one of their relievers, jumped into action and took the wheel as the driver was injured by the ice. Read More »