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Severe thunderstorms approaching the Harrisburg area

Severe thunderstorms approaching the Harrisburg area There are a lot of shower and storm chances for the week ahead. Today's high will be 87 with a south southwest wind of 5 to 11 miles per hour, and new rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch. One final round of storms is possible after midnight, the weather service said. The main threat is damaging, straight-line wind (30 percent chance), possibly from a squall line moving out of O... [Full Article...]

Mother denies abuse after her 10 children are taken into protective custody

Mother denies abuse after her 10 children are taken into protective custody Child protection officials made one prior visit to the home several years ago, Rogers said. Police found the child and returned him home, where they found the other children and conditions they described as "unsafe and unsanitary". The kids didn't require medical consideration once they have been eliminated. He was being held in the Solano County Jail in lieu of $1.5 million bail. [Full Article...]

Cannes 2018: Mahira Khan dazzles on the red carpet

Cannes 2018: Mahira Khan dazzles on the red carpet She was also anxious about the red carpet since Cannes has the longest red carpet and she feared tripping while walking on it. In a Twitter post , the actor trivialised Mahira's achievement and questioned why she was going at the first place if she had no movie to represent. [Full Article...]

NY killer nanny sentenced to life in prison

NY killer nanny sentenced to life in prison Yoselyn Ortega wept as she spoke briefly in court in New York City - a rare show of emotion in a lengthy case, in which she was convicted in April of the gruesome October 2012 stabbing deaths of six-year-old Lucia Krim, known as Lulu, and two-year-old Leo Krim . [Full Article...]

Romney Tweet about Robert Jeffress Falsely Paints Faithful Christians as Bigoted Extremists

Romney Tweet about Robert Jeffress Falsely Paints Faithful Christians as Bigoted Extremists Robert Jeffress says "you can't be saved by being a Jew", and "Mormonism is a heresy from the pit of hell ". "Islam is a false religion", Smith said , quoting Jeffress. "You can't make the blessing on every 'kushi" you see - in America you see one every five minutes, so you make it only on a person with a white father and mother, ' he said , according to the Times of Israel. [Full Article...]

Diesel, petrol prices raised after Karnataka polls; highest in 5 years

Diesel, petrol prices raised after Karnataka polls; highest in 5 years Now after 2 days of Karnataka assembly elections they have reverted to the daily revision of petrol and diesel . Earlier this month, IOC Chairman Sanjiv Singh had stated that dynamic pricing was suspended temporarily despite a rise in global rates, to avoid panic among consumers. [Full Article...]

Meghalaya NGOs oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill before JPC

Meghalaya NGOs oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill before JPC Assam's BJP chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal is also under extreme pressure from regional ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) which propelled it to power in the state in 2016. "I appeal to all to maintain peace so that unwanted situations do not develop in the state". The chief minister said that before the JPC's visit, it was alleged that he was not allowing it to come to Assam. [Full Article...]

A positive sign from the Middle East: Iraq's democratic election

A positive sign from the Middle East: Iraq's democratic election The electoral commission of Iraq announced that 44.5 percent of those eligible had cast their ballots in the elections. If confirmed once the final election results are announced, this percentage will be overshadowed by Lebanon's parliamentary election on May 6, which saw 49.2 percent of the electorate head for the polls, and will trump the Egyptian presidential election in March of this year, w... [Full Article...]

First lady Melania Trump recovering at hospital after kidney surgery

First lady Melania Trump recovering at hospital after kidney surgery The first lady is at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., outside Washington, D.C. The procedure was successful and she is said to be in good spirits. Embolization usually is an outpatient procedure or requires just one night in the hospital, he said. It was not clear why Mrs Trump had the operation, but Mike Pence, the vice-president, said it... [Full Article...]

In Surabaya, the family on motorcycles staged the attack

In Surabaya, the family on motorcycles staged the attack The trio went inside and detonated a bomb . The sons aged 16 and 18 rode a motorcycle onto the grounds of the Santa Maria Church and detonated their explosives there, he said. It didn't mention anything about families or children taking part and said there were only three attackers. Jihadists typically see the Ramadan season as a time in which Allah looks upon terrorist attacks with particula... [Full Article...]

Iran's Supreme Leader posts Instagram pic reading 'Fire and Fury'

Iran's Supreme Leader posts Instagram pic reading 'Fire and Fury' Iran responded with frustration, but it now appears to be engaging in a more off-the-cuff manner. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has harshly reacted to the United States' withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran in strongly worded remarks published on his official website on Wednesday May 9. [Full Article...]

Aircraft crashes in Co Offaly

Aircraft crashes in Co Offaly According to The Journal , the aircraft had left Clonbullogue Airfield earlier this afternoon, carrying 16 parachutists who were making the jump from the plane to land. "A rescue/recovery operation is under way". It crashed near the Irish Parachutists Club in County Offaly, Ireland . Edenderry-based independent Councillor Noel Cribbin told the Irish Times that the whole community is in... [Full Article...]

Pakistan stops USA diplomat to fly out in Bagram-bound plane

Pakistan stops USA diplomat to fly out in Bagram-bound plane As a result, a U.S. Air Force C130 flown in to Pakistan's Nur Khan air base outside Islamabad was forced to leave without him on Friday, Geo TV and the two newspapers reported. Col Hall had escaped arrest because of diplomatic immunity but a first information report (FIR) regarding the incident was registered with Kohsar Police Station. [Full Article...]

Iran Calls for Clarity Over Nuclear Deal After Talks With China

Iran Calls for Clarity Over Nuclear Deal After Talks With China Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif sought further talks after failing to win any concrete assurance to help tackle the US threat of economic sanctions over its nuclear program. It reiterated that Iran was preparing to resume "industrial-scale" uranium enrichment "without any restrictions" unless Europe provided solid guarantees that it could maintain trade ties despite renewed United States sanct... [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner In Israel Ahead Of US Embassy Opening

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner In Israel Ahead Of US Embassy Opening Monday is bound to be one of the worst days in office for Abbas since the militant Hamas movement seized Gaza in a 2007 takeover. "You deserve a better government". More than two million people are packed into the narrow Gaza Strip, where poverty and unemployment rates are high. A mass border breach could trigger potentially lethal Israeli force. [Full Article...]

China's new aircraft carrier begins sea trials near Dalian

China's new aircraft carrier begins sea trials near Dalian What will be at test is the carrier 's reliability and stability with regards to its power systems. The ship, temporarily named Type 001A, was floated off in April 2017 after nearly 4 years of construction. By now its outfitting - during which engineers installed and fine-tuned all interior equipment and weapons - has been completed. China has been steadily increasing investment to modernize i... [Full Article...]

Iran Had Never Made Strategic Decision to Give Up Nukes: Bolton

Iran Had Never Made Strategic Decision to Give Up Nukes: Bolton Zarif on Tuesday will meet with his counterparts from Germany , France and the United Kingdom in Brussels. British Prime Minister Theresa May has told US President Donald Trump that the United Kingdom and its European Union partners will remain "firmly committed" to the Iran nuclear deal. [Full Article...]

White House aide who said McCain is 'dying' still working

White House aide who said McCain is 'dying' still working On Thursday, Kelly Sadler , a special assistant who handles surrogate communications, told other staffers that McCain's opposition to President Donald Trump's Central Intelligence Agency director nominee Gina Haspel does not matter because "he's dying anyway ", a White House official told CNN . [Full Article...]

Public office in Afghanistan comes under armed attack

Public office in Afghanistan comes under armed attack The assault came days after suicide bombers and gunmen launched apparently coordinated attacks on two Kabul police stations Wednesday, killing at least ten people. The Taliban recently launched their annual spring offensive, in an apparent rejection of a peace talks overture by the Afghan government. Last year, United States stepped up its support to struggling Afghan forces, announcing plans fo... [Full Article...]

F-22s Intercept 2 Russian Bombers Off Alaska Coast

F-22s Intercept 2 Russian Bombers Off Alaska Coast Russian nuclear forces dispatch two strategic bombers into the air defense zone near Alaska on Friday and the aircraft were intercepted by American F-22 jets, the U.S. Russia regularly tests the patience and nerve of its rivals by flying near or through enemy airspace and it is just the latest examples of belligerent Russian activity in recent weeks. [Full Article...]


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