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President Trump to address to the National Rifle Association

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He initially expressed support for measures that would extend the background check system to all gun purchases, raise the age limit for buying rifles, and seize guns temporarily from people reported to be risky. En route, Trump called the NRA a "truly great organization that loves this country". Dallas County Sherriff Marian Brown said that the people attending the meeting, as well as the protestors, will ultimately take their cue from the law enforcement officials on site. Read More »

Sutherland Springs church members attend White House National Day of Prayer

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Trump's executive order creates the White House Faith and Opportunity Initiative , a newly formed office that will make recommendations to the Trump administration on how best to protect the "religious liberty" of people who seek religious exemptions from having to provide services that they believe violate their religious beliefs. Read More »

Toyota building self-driving test track for 'edge case' scenarios

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Even if Toyota is moving forward with its autonomous program, Uber is still paused, as federal investigators assess how 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg was fatally hit by an autonomous vehicle while crossing a road. "This new site will give us the flexibility to customise driving scenarios that will push the limits of our technology and move us closer to conceiving a human-driven vehicle that is incapable of causing a crash". Read More »

Iowa 'heartbeat' abortion ban, strictest in USA, becomes law

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Reynolds hadn't indicated before Friday whether she would approve the legislation, but noted: "I'm pro-life". Of all the Pro-Life bills I have worked on and voted for over the years, this Heartbeat bill is the most monumental and impactful bill I have ever had the opportunity and privilege of voting YES on! "I've made that very clear". Read More »

ATF agent shot, critically injured in Chicago's South Side

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A second officer was taken to a local hospital for observation following the Friday shooting but he was not hit by gunfire, police said . Guglielmi also said the Chicago police deployed organized crime units, and gang and gun teams to assist in the investigation. Read More »

UP Ministers Denies He Gatecrashed Dalit Family Dinner, Ordered In

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Recently, two senior leaders of the party made totally contradictory statements on a single day, apparently exposing its confusion over the Dalit outreach. Rana, however defended his action and said that the food was cooked by villagers and no food was brought from outside. BSP supremo Mayawati has also questioned the objective of having dinner with Dalit families when the government has been "adopting anti-Dalit policies". Read More »

Will Robert Mueller interview Ivanka Trump, and if so, when?

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President Donald Trump said Friday that if he could be treated fairly he would "love to speak" to federal prosecutors investigating possible collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation, and he said one of his new lawyers, Rudy Giuliani , was still learning his facts. Read More »

Czech president confirms Novichok was produced locally in small amounts

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According to Czech Foreign Intelligence, it is A230, while its National Security Service assures that it was identified as A234. Earlier, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said none of its member states has declared possession of the Novichok group of nerve agents.The Czech Foreign Ministry then summoned Russia's ambassador over Moscow's claims. Read More »

Mother and Three Children Found Dead in North Dakota

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Although unconfirmed by authorities, some people say they heard that she may have been hinting at work, that she was going to do harm to herself and her kids. A North Dakota school district says a parent and three students of the district were found dead in a nearby home. Police say 4 folks have been discovered useless in a house in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Read More »

Doctors Remove Rare 132-Pound Ovarian Tumor In Lifesaving Surgery

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Though a few ovarian tumors weighing more than 300 pounds have been reported in the past , most are significantly smaller. An anonymous CT woman had one of the biggest ovarian tumors the world has ever seen, and had it safely, surgically removed recently in Danbury Hospital during five hours of surgery according to the Patch . Read More »

Rain set for Scotland as London braced for Bank Holiday heatwave

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Temperatures day by day are going to creep up. Not a surprise for the cynics, but this May Day bank holiday does not usually coincide with good weather. Western areas may be cloudier at times, mainly early on. There was a chill in the air on Friday morning as commuters made their way to work ahead of the three-day weekend but conditions are set to get progressively warmer. Read More »

New Islamabad International Airport poised for inauguration

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The new Islamabad International Airport will be operational from tomorrow 1st May . Speaking at the opening ceremony, the premier said that he hoped the new airport was a source of development for the area and helps in bringing trade and employment opportunities for the people of the region. Read More »

It Seems Mueller Just Doubled His Witness List For Manafort's Trial

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Manafort", U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III told Mueller's team. At tense hearing at the federal courthouse in Alexandria, Virginia, the judge said Mueller should not have "unfettered power" in his Russian Federation probe and that the charges against Manafort did not arise from the investigation into Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 USA election. Read More »

Mumbai Indians in danger of being knocked out

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The Venue of this match is at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore . Pandya brothers did well with the bat in the last match against Royal Challengers Bangalore , but they were failed to win the games for Mumbai . Loitering bottom of the points table with just two wins from 8 matches, MI just can't afford to put a step wrong. With Pollard not fit enough to bowl, his contribution of 76 runs in six innings has been an issue. Read More »

School 'pooperintendent' accused of defecating on NJ high school track

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Thomas Tramaglini, a school superintendent at Kenilworth, was detained after investigators conducted a sting operation to snare the secret shitter on a high school running track. He is due in municipal court in Holmdel at 8:15 a.m. Monday to answer the charges. NEW YORK-The superintendent of a school district in New Jersey was busted for relieving himself in public on school grounds on a "daily basis". Read More »

High winds in Quinte

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The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a wind advisory for the Galion area. While spotty showers remain in a few spots, we're are expecting a bit of a lull this morning so most should get through the early commutes dry. While severe thunderstorms were not expected in that part of the province, Environment Canada said the cold front would bring gusts of 90 to 100 km/h. Read More »

'Amazing': Unemployment Hits Lowest Rate In 18 Years

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Over the year, average hourly earnings have increased by 67 cents, or 2.6 percent. Unemployment fell as low as 3.8 percent in April 2000, in the waning days of the technology boom. In terms of the larger context, this morning's data points to 799,000 jobs created so far in 2018, which is up a bit from the totals we saw in the first four months of 2016 and 2017, but short of the totals from the first four months of 2014 and 2015. Read More »

Koreas form unified table tennis team at world championships

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Delegation of the two nations discussed the possibility of unification alongside the International Table Tennis Federation, ahead of their quarterfinal contest against each other. But the joint team will now play the victor of a match between Japan and Ukraine in the semifinals. The two Koreas are competing as one in the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Sweden. Read More »

2 held for rape-murder of Latvian woman in Kerala

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The police officers who probed the case will be given a badge of honour'. Mrs Skromane was in India at a wellness retreat when she went missing. Assistant Commissioner of Police, K Dinil, confirmed the arrest and said, " It is sheer coincidence that while the victim's highly decomposed mortal remains were laid to rest by her sister in our area on Thursday, we arrested the two accused", as reported by Mid Day. Read More »

Apologetic Red Bull Duo Reprimanded for Baku Crash

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This isn't the first instance of Red Bull's clashing out on track. A contrite Ricciardo said it was a chaotic race "and I guess we caused most of that". "Obviously things get discussed behind closed doors, but the drivers, at the end of the day, drive for a team, and they both recognize that they have screwed up today", said Horner. Read More »

South Korean President to meet PM Modi in July

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday in a rare visit that signals warming ties between the two nations. South Korea is also interested in the development of New Delhi Railway Station as a major transportation hub at the cost of Rs10,000 crore. Trump and Kim are planning to meet in late May or early June to talk about dismantling the regime's nuclear weapons program. Read More »

Surprising Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Stroke

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A limitation of the study was that the study was based on traditional Finnish saunas and the results can not be applied to other types of heat therapy such as infrared heat exposure, steam rooms and hot tubs. During the study period, 155 strokes occurred - 90 in men, and 65 in women - which mainly were ischemic. Compared to people taking it once a week, the risk considerably decreased by 14% among those with 2-3 sessions and 61% among those with 4-7 sessions. Read More »

Lawmakers Override Governor's Veto, Amend Voter-Initiated Adult Use Measure

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That was a year ago. While possession, sharing, and home cultivation have been legal in ME since previous year, LePage's obstructionism has delayed the opening of marijuana farms and stores. Now that the regulatory legislation has been turned into law, ME will need to hire a workforce to oversee and institute the approved policies. "After one of the worst years in recent memory for crashes, fatalities and pedestrian fatalities, we should take every step to ensure safety on ME roads instead ... Read More »

Steve Smith 'humbled' by support, starts road to redemption

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Steve Smith is ready to "get back into it" after returning to Australia but knows he has "a lot to do" to earn back the trust of the public following the ball-tampering scandal. "Cameron Bancroft and Steve Smith literally, besides Mike Hussey, love the game more than anyone I know", Langer said. Lehmann, who watched Langer's press conference after the latter's unveiling as the new coach, said that Australian cricket would be in good hands with the former opener guiding the ship, and ... Read More »

SC bars Janardhana Reddy from campaigning for Karnataka polls in Ballari

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The apex court dismissed Reddy's plea, stating that it did not find any merit in it. Reddy is presently out on bail in connection with a case related to illegal mining. The magnitude of the scam was reported to be Rs 35,000 crore. Bellary-based Reddy brothers are said to be king makers in the state. Janardhana Reddy has so far campaigned for his trusted lieutenant Sriramulu, now an MP who is contesting this elections from Molakalmuru in Chitradurga district. Read More »

Any ID proof sufficient for new SIM but Aadhaar linkage must later

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However, Live Mint also reports that customers buying new insurance plans will need to submit their Aadhaar number within 6 months of the date of the policy . Customers across India have been hassled about the idea of visiting an offline store and standing in long queues to link Aadhaar and Mobile numbers. Read More »

Missouri to consider impeaching governor

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Louis Post-Dispatch reported . His criminal trial on felony invasion of privacy charges begins May 14, four days before the special session. "This charge makes no sense at all", Greitens' attorney Ed Dowd said in a statement last month when Greitens was charged. Read More »

Israel ready to host Giro d'Italia

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Even the potentially explosive decision to start the race in Jerusalem, followed by two stages around Israel, hasn't dampened Froome's enthusiasm. The race's "Big Start", beginning Friday, marks the first time any of cycling's three major races - the Giro, Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana - will begin outside of Europe. Read More »

Sanchez homer in 9th lifts Yankees past Astros

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The Dominican-born righty proved it in most of his April starts and then he did so again with an explanation point Wednesday night facing the reigning World Series champs at Minute Maid Park. "Started off with a really good fastball and slider, really good control and then as the game went along my curveball got sharper and sharper and was able to go to that later in the game with some guys that maybe I'd shown a lot of curveballs to", he said. Read More »

National Film Awards: 68 winners boycott the ceremony; know why

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Despite facing resistance from various awardees of the National Film Awards, the presentation ceremony was carried out by Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani . "In an impassioned letter addressed to the President and the government, a section of artistes said , ".At the end of the day we feel dejected rather than honoured for our work". Read More »

27 dead as fire breaks out in bus in Bihar's Motihari

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The private air-conditioned bus had begun its journey at Muzaffarpur, about 85 km from Motihari . Total 32 people had booked tickets in the bus. The injured are being treated at a nearby hospital. However, no final figure on casualties was given by officials since no bodies were recovered. "We have been told that the mishap took place as the bus tried to save a biker and a van that suddenly appeared at its front", he said. Read More »

80-Year-Old Suspect With Gun At Large After Shooting 2

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A spokesman for the Marin County Sheriff's Office said the report of shots fired came at 3:24 p.m. local time. Deputies finally entered the apartment about two hours after the shooting and found the gunman dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot, Schneider said. Read More »

Judge OKs DNA collecting in serial killer case

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The Vallejo police are the lead investigators because the first two victims were killed there. The book is part personal memoir of McNamara's search, part true crime hunt for the person who terrorized California in the 1970s and '80s, whom McNamara dubbed the " Golden State Killer ". Read More »

ICRC says aid worker kidnapped in Mogadishu

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Somalia is one of the world's most unsafe places for aid workers. The abduction is the second attack on ICRC employees in Somalia in just over a week. The country has seen an influx of aid agencies to deal with a severe drought that has left hundreds of thousands of people close to starvation. "This is a sad reality that we must face". Read More »

North Korea to Soon Release Three US Prisoners

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The ministry quoted Kim as hailing relations with China and stating that denuclearization was North Korea's "firm position". Mr Trump said of their upcoming summit: "Maybe a lot of things change, but Kim Jong Un has been very open and very straightforward so far". Read More »

Meghan Markle's brother has demanded Prince Harry to cancel the wedding

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The handwritten note by Thomas Markle Jr , 51, tries to settle old scores by saying that his sister had turned her back on her family and abandoned their father, whom he claimed had gone into debt to support her acting career. "Thomas Sr.is overjoyed to be beside his little girl on the day she becomes a princess - even if he has to battle his demons to get there", the insider said in the March 24 article. Read More »

Spring storm topples trees, power lines in Kansas, Missouri

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After that, a quick wave might create scattered storms late Sunday , but it seems that Tuesday night and Wednesday of next week would be a more favorable time for more storms to visit. The watch includes almost all of eastern Oklahoma. In Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side, heavy wind downed trees and damaged an apartment building, which was evacuated, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Read More »

NRA confirms President Trump to attend event

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The organization, which is the lobbying arm of the National Rifle Association of America, claims on its website to be responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Read More »

Akhilesh Yadav meets Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao

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Rao said they would come out with an agenda in another one or two months. "Those who are in agreement with our agenda will join us". " Yadav, who flew down to Hyderabad in the afternoon, held extensive talks with Rao. Stating that the TS CM is trying to unite various regional parties, Akhilesh said he was very much happy that his party was joining forces with the TS CM to bring in a change in the country. Read More »

Why Kim Kardashian Is Talking With Jared Kushner About a Presidential Pardon

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But she was passed over, and Johnson says now her fate rests with Trump. In her October op-ed, Johnson told Mic she became involved in drug trafficking as a way to make ends meet following a particularly rough period in her life: She lost her job at FedEx, where she had worked for 10 years, due to a gambling addiction; she got divorced; and then her youngest son died in a motorcycle accident. Read More »

Giuliani bristles at idea of special counsel targeting 'fine woman' Ivanka Trump

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The term "stormtroopers" originated during World War I to describe German assault troops, but it's also been applied to enforcers of the early Nazi Party during the rise of Adolf Hitler. Mr. Giuliani also warned Mr. Mueller against trying to subpoena Mr. Trump to force him to testify under oath. Rudy Giuliani , the newest addition to President Donald Trump's legal team, said on Wednesday night that Trump fired FBI Director James Comey last May because Comey "would not, among other ... Read More »

LeBron James: Cavs ace singles out 'phenomenal' star after win over Raptors

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The Cavs and Raptors had an off-day yesterday before their Game 2 tonight, so LeBron was out and about with his crew roaming the streets of Toronto. James messed around the floor of Air Canada Centre and got another play triple-double. "It's kinda weird we're the only series that does not get two days in between games", James told reporters, according to Sports Illustrated . Game 2 is a pivotal game in the #Cleveland Cavaliers and #Toronto Raptors' playoff series. Read More »

House Chaplain Rescinds Resignation, Forcing Confrontation

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Had the speaker not accepted Conroy's letter rescinding his resignation, the resignation likely would have stood since it had already been read on the House floor and entered into the congressional record. Burks said in a statement that he strongly disagrees with Conroy's recollection of their conversation but did not elaborate. Conroy is just the second Catholic priest to serve as chaplain, but those two priests have held the position since 2000. Read More »

Uh Oh, Some Emergency Calls To 000 Aren't Going Through

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Some triple zero emergency voice calls in New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia were going unanswered on Friday morning after a Telstra cable was cut "by an unknown party ". Other states have similar arrangements, but Queensland is not affected by the disruption. A spokesperson for the company said at the time that the issue was caused by technical changes made ahead of upgrades to mobile traffic control equipment in Telstra's Exhibition Street exchange in Melbourne. Read More »

Trump loses bid to keep name on NYC condo tower

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In 2000, the building at 200 Riverside Boulevard entered into a licensing agreement with DJT Holdings, one of Trump's companies, giving the 46-story building the right to use the Trump name. At that time, 63 percent of condo owners who responded wanted to remove the Trump sign. The judge says the license conveys permission, not obligation. Read More »

Giuliani Says It's Time for Sessions to 'CLOSE' Mueller Probe

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The list of four dozen questions, which covered a range of topics, including Russian meddling in the US election and whether Trump tried to obstruct justice to protect his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , was published by the New York Times earlier this week. Read More »