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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation backs Syria strikes, United Nations appeals for restraint

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation backs Syria strikes, United Nations appeals for restraint Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the strikes were about making sure chemical weapons can not be used with impunity. This legally questionable action risks escalating further, as US Defence Secretary James Mattis has admitted, an already devastating conflict and therefore makes real accountability for war crimes and use of chemical weapons less, not more likely'. [Full Article...]

Knicks to reach out to Jay Wright about coaching job

Knicks to reach out to Jay Wright about coaching job Hornacek was informed of the decision upon the team's return home following their regular-season finale against the Cleveland Cavaliers , according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN . "Yes", he said. "But I have to give this up in order to do that, and I don't see that happening". The Knicks finished this season at 29-53, going 5-20 after the season-ending knee injury to Kristaps Porzingis . [Full Article...]

Child's Body Found Along NorCal River In Search For Missing Family

Child's Body Found Along NorCal River In Search For Missing Family Searchers looking for a family of four whose SUV plunged into a Northern California river have found the body of a woman believed to be from the vehicle, authorities said Friday. But the family also kept distance from the outside world. By the time Devonte Hart's biological mom saw the viral photo that made him famous, her son was already missing and presumed dead, along with one of her other ... [Full Article...]

Ryan says Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy should be the next House Speaker

Ryan says Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy should be the next House Speaker Kevin McCarthy previously ran for House Speaker against Paul Ryan in 2015. "As whip Scalise has said publicly for weeks, he will not challenge leader McCarthy should he choose to seek the speaker's gavel". Since reluctantly taking the Speaker's gavel in October 2015 Ryan has struggled to unite different factions of the Republican party. If Democrats gain seats as expected in the November elect... [Full Article...]

Israeli fighter jets hit Hamas after bomb on Gaza border

Israeli fighter jets hit Hamas after bomb on Gaza border Palestinians are still streaming to tent camps along Gaza's border with Israel for its third of what are to function as mass protests before mid-May. The Palestinians consider the eastern part of Jerusalem as the capital of their future state. The ministry says 406 demonstrators suffered other types of injuries Friday, including being hit by rubber-coated steel pellets and being overcome by te... [Full Article...]

Kathua Rape Case : Is Death the Appropriate Punishment for Raping a Minor

Kathua Rape Case : Is Death the Appropriate Punishment for Raping a Minor The body of the girl was found in Hira Nagar area of Kathua district on Wednesday. Bar Association of Jammu president B S Slathia, who was spearheading the protests in Kathua, was Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azads polling agent in the 2014 Lok Sabha election, she claimed. [Full Article...]

"Particularly Dangerous Situation" tornado watch issued for much of AR

The Storm Prediction Center has placed all of East Texas under a slight risk, a large portion of the area under an enhanced risk and Cass, Marion, and Harrison counties under a moderate risk for significant severe weather . Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to develop along and east of a line from Council Grove to Marysville by mid afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. [Full Article...]

Warm temperatures at last, but more rain could follow this weekend

Warm temperatures at last, but more rain could follow this weekend Many locations make it to 80-degrees to end the work week! Afternoon temperatures should reach the lower 80's, marking the warmest of spring so far but not hitting the record of 86°, back in 1941. This system has the potential to produce very heavy rain from Sunday evening through early Monday morning. The storm system will move into the Plains and Mississippi Valley on Friday afternoon, b... [Full Article...]

Suspect in shooting of police officer faces arraignment

Suspect in shooting of police officer faces arraignment A police officer was shot and killed Thursday afternoon while serving a warrant in the Cape Cod town of Barnstable, Massachusetts. He was taken to the hospital, but did not survive. Latanowich entered the court with his head down. "All are welcome and urged to attend as we express of love for Officer Gannon and his family as we grieve together as one", the Yarmouth Police Department wrote on i... [Full Article...]

Andrew McCabe fired for misleading investigators, says watchdog report

Andrew McCabe fired for misleading investigators, says watchdog report It was just last month when then FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was sacked just days before he was set to retire and collect his pension. President Donald Trump had accused McCabe of bias, and the president's critics said McCabe was being fired as part of a Republican effort to discredit a federal probe into alleged ties between Russian Federation and the Trump presidential campaign. [Full Article...]

'Shoot to kill a product of occupation' in Palestine

'Shoot to kill a product of occupation' in Palestine The protests , planned to last six weeks, are calling for Palestinian refugees to return to their former homes that are now inside Israel - which Israelis say essentially amounts to calling for the country's destruction. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Friday "there are fewer riots on our border", adding that "our resolve is well-understood on the other side". [Full Article...]

U.S. concerned about triggering wider war as it weighs strike on Syria

U.S. concerned about triggering wider war as it weighs strike on Syria Defense Secretary Jim Mattis addressed the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee this week, and he had fierce words regarding the U.S.' current affairs in the Middle East and its stance on the growing conflict in Syria . Mr. Macron, who did not detail what specific proof he was referring to, said that France was working in close coordination with the Trump administration on the is... [Full Article...]

Valerie Plame rips Scooter Libby pardon: It's 'not based on the truth'

Valerie Plame rips Scooter Libby pardon: It's 'not based on the truth' Libby, Cheney's former chief of staff, was convicted in 2007 of lying to investigators and obstruction of justice following the 2003 leak of the covert identity of Central Intelligence Agency officer Valerie Plame. He hasn't gone through the pardon office. "I'm sure Libby's happy to have it, but the audience here is [former Trump campaign chairman] Paul Manafort , [Trump's personal lawyer] Michae... [Full Article...]

Confident in lawyer Cobb, Trump says

Confident in lawyer Cobb, Trump says Mueller's team has reportedly been finalizing a report on whether Trump committed obstruction of justice that was scheduled to be released by the summer. The articles that provoked Mr. Trump's anger in December - which were published by Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal and Reuters - said one of Mr. [Full Article...]

Police Investigating Robbery With Gun in Mississauga

Police Investigating Robbery With Gun in Mississauga Witnesses told CMPD that the victim was in a parking lot when he was allegedly approached by four other men. Markwon D. Ross, 21, was apprehended this week by the Salem County Police Department and is in the Salem County Jail awaiting extradition, UD Police said. [Full Article...]

Auto Care Association, 100+ Trade Groups Speak Out on China Tariffs

Auto Care Association, 100+ Trade Groups Speak Out on China Tariffs In a move to further force China to lower the billions of goods trade surplus running with the US, Trump unveiled tariff representing about US$50 billion of technology, transport and medical products early this month, drawing an immediate threat of retaliatory action from Beijing. [Full Article...]

CBI detains Unnao MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in Unnao rape case

CBI detains Unnao MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in Unnao rape case On Apr 8, the rape victim along with his family tried to commit suicide in front of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's residence in Lucknow . Later, the victim's father was taken into police custody from the location. In a shocking move, the victim's father died in judicial custody with several injuries on his body. [Full Article...]

Former substitute teacher faces charges for organizing "fight clubs" in his classroom

Police confirmed that a report was filed. I received an email from a member of the Education Committee of the Unicameral that said: "I believe all children can learn, even if they are poor or learn differently". In January, Patten was placed on leave pertaining to separate investigations done by police and the school district, according to The Day . When educators said more needed to be don... [Full Article...]

Almost one in 10 Americans have deleted their Facebook accounts, survey says

Almost one in 10 Americans have deleted their Facebook accounts, survey says Mark Zuckerberg's manner has always reminded me of someone, but I could never quite grasp hold of it. About one in three lawmakers got that response over the two days. Whether Facebook tracks offline data through devices that have been connected to Facebook at some point. Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony could have a big effect on the tech leaders of tomorrow. [Full Article...]

Severe storms risk increases Friday evening

Severe storms risk increases Friday evening If Carroll County was suddenly to be struck by severe weather - high winds, flooding, hail, lightning, even tornadoes - would you and your family be prepared? Much colder weather arrives late Friday night into Saturday morning behind the thunderstorms. [Full Article...]


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