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OPCW Fact-Finding Mission Confirms Likely Use of Chlorine in Saraqib, Syria

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The attack left 11 people in need of emergency treatment , Amnesty International said at the time. The conclusions on the Saraqib attack are based on the presence of two cylinders, which were determined as previously containing chlorine, witness testimony and environmental samples confirming "the unusual presence of chlorine", it said. Read More »

OIC to meet in Istanbul Friday to mull Israel violence

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Turkey announced its decision to organise an extraordinary summit of the OIC on Friday in Istanbul. The US administration "unlawfully" opened its embassy in Jerusalem, said the OIC on Monday terming it a "clear violation" of global law and legitimacy and in clear contempt of worldwide community's position regarding Jerusalem. Read More »

Government to take control of East Coast Main Line from Stagecoach Group

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Your journeys on the East Coast Mainline will be unaffected during the transition to the new operator, tickets, timetables, and train services will all stay the same, even though a different operator will be in charge. Stagecoach chief executive Martin Griffiths said he was "surprised and disappointed". Stagecoach, which owns 90% of the Virgin Trains East Coast franchise, will no longer run services on the London to Edinburgh route. Read More »

More than 60 people from Windrush generation may have been wrongly deported

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Mr Javid added: "So far we have found - and I would preface these are not final numbers, they are subject to change because the work is still ongoing - we have found 63 cases where individuals could have entered the United Kingdom before 1973, so these are Caribbean Commonwealth [citizens], who could have entered before 1973". Read More »

Pope Francis: Holy Spirit tells Bishops and Popes when to step down

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Pope Francis on Wednesday, may 16, made a statement regarding the death of the inhabitants of Gaza during border riots on may 14-15, reports Reuters. Christian education is a right for children. Chilean bishops summoned to the Vatican to discuss the abuse crisis have spent 24 hours in retreat at the request of Pope Francis , praying and reflecting on specific themes, ahead of their meeting with the pope today. Read More »

Public Advocate Letitia James plans to enter race for attorney general

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The Cold Spring Democrat had been listed among 16 attorney-general prospects that a panel of state lawmakers was scheduled to interview in Albany on Tuesday and Wednesday as part of the Legislature's selection of an interim appointment. "I'm not sleeping very much", she said with a laugh. "It would be a much quicker and easier transition for than for someone who needed to get up to speed on all of that". Read More »

Republican's campaign for Georgia governor includes 'deportation bus'

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In case it needs spelling out, Williams is running for governor on a hardline anti-immigration message. On Tuesday, Williams announced his upcoming " Deportation Bus Tour", which he bragged will involve rounding up undocumented immigrants in a large bus labeled "Murderers, rapists, kidnappers, child molestors [sic], and other criminals on board". Read More »

PM Narendra Modi pans TMC government over panchayat poll violence

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The killings were reported from eight of the 20 districts where polling were held, and the victims included four supporters of the Trinamool, three of the CPI (M) and two of the BJP. He said that it was a matter of grave concern and was against the concept of democracy. "This is serious. A land as great as West Bengal has to see such sights, it is unfortunate", the Prime Minister said, adding that such malpractices are worrying in a democracy. Read More »

Tamil Nadu TN HSC +2 Results 2018 declared at tnresults

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The tamil nadu board examinations started on March 1 and ended on April 6 this year. The education minister of the state, KA Sengottaiyan also stated that the overall pass percentage of this academic year is 91.1 percent, which is a slight dip in the passing percentage compared to last year. Read More »

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem after USA move

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Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales dedicated the embassy just two days after a high-powered American delegation also marked the transfer of its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. While other countries including Honduras and Czech Republic have expressed interest in moving their embassies to Jerusalem, it remains unclear whether they will do so. Read More »

Iran foreign minister scrambles to China and Russian Federation to save nuclear deal

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The Trump administration seems to think it can get more concessions with less leverage . How? The 2015 deal had placed unprecedented restrictions on Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in sanctions relief. The lack of preparation for a moment the Trump administration has signaled since last October has many experts concerned. Demonstrators rallied in Tehran following Friday prayers to protest Trump's move. Read More »

Family in agony after baby dies at Gaza protest

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The family prefers to focus on who fired the gas rather than the series of decisions that led to a baby being a few hundred meters from the Israeli border during the protests and clashes. Asked about life in Gaza, Mr Regev acknowledged the Palestinians "live a very hard life", but blamed Hamas, claiming it does nothing for the people but "invests its efforts in a holy war - their words, not mine - against Israel". Read More »

Ramadan for the Shiite and Sunni Muslims

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For most Muslims, the guidelines for observing Ramadan state no food nor drink can pass the lips after daybreak and before nightfall. The pre-dawn meal earlier than the quick known as the suhur , whereas the meal at sundown that breaks the quick is the iftar . Read More »

Rahul Gandhi criticise Narendra Modi government over petrol price hike

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The Hon'ble PM sounds like he's trying to teach abbreviations of words to KG children. "Sir, the entire country isn't a school", he said. Dissident BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha today disapproved of the aggressive tone of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speeches during the Karnataka assembly elections campaign, which concluded today, and sought to offer some "advice". Read More »

Uddhav Thackeray dares BJP to fight polls with ballot

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As per the official data by Election Commission, BJP has bagged 45 seats and is leading in 61, while Congress trails second with victory on 22 seats and a lead on 53 seats. "Now when all parties are doubting EVMs then what problem does BJP have in conducting polls through ballot?" There will be a delay but doubts will be cleared. Read More »

Hero canine rescues his pal from drowning in pool in viral video

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The dog is seen struggling to get out while Remus was pacing along the side. "When we saw the footage, we were amazed and our hearts were filled with joy, said "Dodo" a friend of Bezerra, who sent the video to Reddit. Without wasting any time, Smokey puts his nose under Remus' backside and gives him the push he needs to lift himself onto the concrete. "Smokey can swim just not well", Laurie Becerra wrote on Facebook. Read More »

Meghan Markle's father not attending royal wedding

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He will no longer make the journey to meet his future son-in-law Prince Harry , he said, or keep planned appointments with the Queen , Prince Philip, Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall and Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Thomas Markle would walk his daughter down the aisle and her mother would drive with her daughter to the chapel. "The bad press over my father doing staged photos is my fault", she tweeted. Read More »

Russian opposition leader jailed for 30 days over protest

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He was barred from running in the most recent election as a result and called for a boycott of the vote. The police officer said Navalny ignored megaphone warnings that the protest was illegal. The court also was expected to rule on another administrative case against Navalny involving charges of disobedience to police, which carries a punishment of 15 days in prison. Read More »

Saudi Arabia set to pursue nuclear weapons if Iran restarts program

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Saudi Arabia will develop its own nuclear weapons if Iran does, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told CNN on Wednesday, amid spiralling tensions between the regional rivals. "The Kingdom asserts its commitment to work with its partners in the United States and the global community to reach the goals announced by President Trump , and the necessity to address the dangers posed by the policies of Iran on worldwide peace and security through a holistic approach, that is not limited to its ... Read More »

Two-Week Click it or Ticket Seatbelt Enforcement Underway

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Often, it could have been prevented with the simple click of a seat belt . The National Click It or Ticket Campaign starts this week and continues through June 3, 2018. Before the campaign begins, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) - in partnership with the Ohio Traffic Safety Office and the West Virginia Governor's Highway Safety Program - will host a briefing Tuesday in Ashland for all law enforcement participants. Read More »

Trump supporter Lou Barletta wins GOP nod to take on Sen. Casey

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Bob Casey has rejected, resisted, and obstructed our president at every step. President Trump clearly understands how important my campaign against Bob Casey is for advancing his agenda through the Senate. Christiana has been a State Representative since 2008, representing the 15th District and has said that both Barletta and Casey have been unable to control the nation's debt and deficit. Read More »

Senate Democrats push to block net neutrality repeal using Congressional Review Act

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Passage of the resolution by the Senate and the House would offer a chance to void the Republican-controlled FCC's 3-2 vote. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), John Kennedy (R-La.), and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) are now on the fence, due to concerns over "retribution from Comcast's and Verizon's army of lobbyists", according to the net neutrality advocacy group Fight for the Future . Read More »

Port Elizabeth protest calls for worldwide response on Gaza

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The Republic of Ireland's minister for foreign affairs has met the Israeli ambassador after summoning him to express "outrage" at the deaths and injuries in Gaza. Prime Minister Charles Michel and Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders said in a statement what happened in Gaza was a "clear" use of "disproportionate force against civilians", but also condemned anyone who encouraged Palestinians to protest at the Gaza border on Monday. Read More »

TV3 secure rights to Champions League and Europa League next season

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Begovic also advised Liverpool that they are facing a Real Madrid side that has placed all their attention on winning the Champions League , after failing to defend the La Liga "It's a heck of a Champions League final", "I mean you couldn't wish for much more with two huge clubs going at it". Read More »

White House eliminates cybersecurity coordinator position

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White House National Security Advisor John Bolton (L) and Vice President Mike Pence listen to President Donald Trump announce his decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in the Diplomatic Room at the White House May 8, 2018 in Washington, DC. Read More »

More ENC Schools Join Growing List Of Districts Closing May 16

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Tens of thousands of educators are expected at Wednesday's march. He knows many school districts across the Triad and the state will shut down Wednesday , because teachers will instead be making their voices heard in Raleigh. Critics, including some Republican lawmakers, have accused teachers of engaging in something close to a one-day strike, which is illegal under state law. Read More »

Moscow does not rule out Iran's pullout from nuclear deal - diplomat

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U.S. President Donald Trump's pullout from the 2015 nuclear deal has upset Washington's European allies, cast uncertainty over global oil supplies and raised the risk of conflict in the Middle East. The United States threatened on Sunday to impose sanctions on European companies that do business with Iran , as the remaining participants in the Iran nuclear accord stiffened their resolve to keep that agreement operational. Read More »

Fears of more deaths in Gaza as Israel's actions condemned

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Still, Kuwait's envoy said he planned to propose a council resolution on protecting Palestinian civilians. It was gathered the decision by the U.S. The UN chief said during a visit to the organization's European Union headquarters that the way out of the standoff is "a two state solution allowing Palestinians and Israelis to live in peace and security together". Read More »

Jared Kushner Says Gaza Protesters Are 'Part of the Problem'

The pair received the blessing from Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef before they attended the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem , which coincides with the 70th anniversary of Israel. The clashes were a result of the USA officially moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . When questioned about Trump's sexual assault accusers earlier this year, Ivanka bristled and said that it was not an appropriate question to ask about her father. Read More »

23 missing as boat capsizes in Godavari river

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The launch was carrying at least 40 tribals returning from a weekly market and capsized in between Devipatnam and Varapalli areas in East Godavari district. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu directed the officials to undertake rescue operations on a war footing. According to those who swam to safety, there were about 55 passengers, mostly tribals, on the boat. Read More »

US Identifies Suspect in Leak of CIA Hacking Tools

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Schulte has been housed at the Metropolitan Correctional Center ever since. Laroche said he disagreed with Schulte's lawyer at the time, who claimed the search warrants had not yielded anything consistent with the material released by WikiLeaks. Read More »

Meghan Markle's Dad Faked Paparazzi Photos Sold for $130K+, Report Claims

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Kensington Palace had announced earlier this month that Markle Sr, a retired television lighting engineer who lives in Mexico , would walk his daughter to the altar at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle, where she will marry Prince Harry on Saturday in front of 600 guests and an global television audience of millions. Read More »

Raptors, Bucks both want Mike Budenholzer as next head coach

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According the ESPN, both the Raptors and Bucks have singled out Budenholzer, 48, as their top choice. Joe Prunty led the team on an interim basis but was not retained. The Raptors were swept by Cleveland in the conference semifinals. While Messina is a current assistant on Gregg Popovoch's bench, Budenholzer was a stalwart of his staff before making the jump to head coaching in Atlanta. Read More »

Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim pardoned, walks out of hospital

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Mahathir, who is now prime minister for a second stint, had vowed to enable Anwar's release and eventually step aside for him to become the prime minister. Anwar began serving a five-year jail sentence in February 2015 after the Federal Court upheld his conviction and sentence on a charge of having sodomised a former personal aide. Read More »

China foresees new achievements for Malaysia under Dr M's leadership

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Mahathir, who was premier for 22 years until 2003, left the ruling party he once led to join a four-party coalition that scored a stunning victory in last week's elections. Mahathir said that whether Najib would serve time in prison would depend on the results of an investigation. 1MDB is now under global probes in at least six countries, including Switzerland and Singapore, over charges of money laundering and bribery. Read More »

1 killed, 2 injured in Aliso Viejo office building explosion

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He told reporters that fire crews found one person dead at the scene after what he described as an "obvious explosion". Authorities said they are still trying to figure out what happened and wouldn't comment on whether the incident could be related to a gas leak or explosive devices. Read More »

Parents of Parkland shooting victims run for school board

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Alhadeff also lost her daughter, Alyssa Alhadeff, 14, in the shooting. Peterson resigned and retired February 22, a week after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , where he waited outside as Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people and wounded 17 others. Read More »

Ukraine searches Russian state media offices: Kiev

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A spokeswoman for the SBU, Elena Gitlyanskaya confirmed that the SBU conducted searches at the Kiev office of Russian news agency RIA Novosti today. "This is not the first time when the Kiev regime tramples on fundamental rights and freedoms, persecutes journalists..." RTs editor-in-chief, Margarita Simonyan , linked the raids and arrest to the opening of the bridge. Read More »

Mohamed Salah headlines as Egypt announce preliminary 29-man squad

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Ten players were fielded in all three matches of the 1990 FIFA World Cup , making them record World Cup players for their country. The former India striker hoped Argentina will succeed this time, for the sake of Lionel Messi. Salah, the Premier League and African player of the year, became a national hero over the leading role he played in helping Egypt qualify for their first World Cup finals in 28 years. Read More »

Blake Farenthold Won't Repay $84000 Sexual Harassment Settlement

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His job as the port's full-time legislative liaison would include increasing the port's visibility to the Trump administration. "I'm starting a new job today that has an hour-and-a-half commute", Farenthold told the show. Farenthold claimed he did not have a choice in the use of taxpayers' money as he followed the rules of the 1995 Act and branded Greene's allegations, which included gender discrimination, sexual harassment and creating a hostile work environment, a "totally frivolous" ... Read More »

Clinics Sue Iowa Over Six-Week Abortion Ban

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Nearly all abortions in Iowa will become illegal if the law goes into effect as scheduled on July 1. The lawsuit was filed in Polk County District Court by attorneys with the ACLU of Iowa and the Planned Parenthood Federation of America on behalf of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, Dr. Read More »

What Kenya's show at US Jerusalem embassy shift means

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Zarif described the US embassy move and massacring of Palestinians as "a day of great shame". Russian President Vladimir Putin warned in December that the USA decision to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem "does not help regulate the situation in the Middle East but instead destabilises the already-complicated atmosphere". Read More »