• UAE slams attack on United States embassy
UAE slams attack on United States embassy

In 1999 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation planes bombed targets in Montenegro and Serbia which together formed rump-Yugoslavia at the time, to halt the killing and expulsion of ethnic Albanians in Serbia's then southern province of Kosovo.

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  • Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control
Shooting town hall: Rubio on the defensive on gun control

While the town hall was powerful and actually felt productive, it seems highly unlikely that any Republican will be eager to follow Rubio's lead. Deitsch asked Rubio why do students have to be the ones demanding action on gun control laws.

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  • Texas Gov. weighs parole board's advice on death row inmate's fate
Texas Gov. weighs parole board's advice on death row inmate's fate

He said he was thankful for the decision, not for himself but for his dad, said Jason Clark, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. His office has been silent Wednesday about the case. In the clemency petition, Kent Whitaker recalled lying in his hospital bed and facing the choice of slipping into despair or offering his son fo...

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  • Man intentionally drives auto into hospital, sets himself on fire
Man intentionally drives auto into hospital, sets himself on fire

He was reportedly at Bridgeport Hospital in critical condition. "In view of witnesses' announcements, we trust he at that point set himself fire", Drew said. "I said, 'that guy's on fire'". Police Chief William McKenna said they did not have a motive for Thursday's actions, but were confident Ellam acted alone.

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  • South Korea regulator flags deal for cryptocurrency industry
South Korea regulator flags deal for cryptocurrency industry

Know that there are better alternatives to Bitcoin . The new agency reports that Ki-joon had been under a lot of pressure since being put in charge of the counter-cyber money team at the office late past year. In an ideal world, you'd turn to your financial advisor, ask about adding some cryptocurrencies to your portfolio and discuss which one...

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  • New bribery scandal centers on fraud case against Sara Netanyahu
New bribery scandal centers on fraud case against Sara Netanyahu

Earlier on Tuesday, Hefetz was identified as a central suspect in another case. In return, Bezeq's popular news site, Walla , allegedly provided favorable coverage of Netanyahu and his family. Hazan told Israel Radio that Netanyahu should "make a deal with the attorney-general to spare more embarrassment for him and the Likud, and temporarily pick...

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  • Govs Of NY, NJ, Conn., RI Form 'States For Gun Safety' Coalition
Govs Of NY, NJ, Conn., RI Form 'States For Gun Safety' Coalition

Dannel P. Malloy told reporters on a conference call Thursday. "Gun violence is not a New Jersey problem, or a NY problem, or a problem for any particular state or region - it is a national problem", said Governor Murphy. There will also be an effort to share information across state lines that isn't readily available in the FBI's National Instan...

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  • Asaduddin Owaisi hits out at General Bipin Rawat over remark
Asaduddin Owaisi hits out at General Bipin Rawat over remark

Lauding the Indian Government's tough stand on Doklam episode, Menon said that the way China acted in Doklam was an attempt to show that India could not be relied to defend Bhutan. Army Chief just mentioned amalgamation & development in the seminar on North-East organised at DRDO Bhawan on February 21. He added that India would have "more probl...

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  • Missoula School Kids Walk Out In Solidarity with Florida Victims
Missoula School Kids Walk Out In Solidarity with Florida Victims

The Parkland shooting, she said , was the "last domino that erupted a flame within the student body: that we will no longer stand for this injustice". Through Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook posts , Roth asked other Rock Island students to join him in a peaceful demonstration. "The fact that I have to go to school and be scared is not right", ...

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"Inexcusably insensitive": Black History Month menu at NYU leads to firings

Sophomore Nia Harris, who is black, said the head cook dismissed her objections and told her black employees planned the menu. Then you see the beverages, Red [Kool-Aid] and watermelon water. Hamilton said that the menu, put together by the food services provider Aramark, was not discussed with NYU beforehand. "We are extremely dissatisfied with ...

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  • Winter Olympics Near Low on Second Wednesday
Winter Olympics Near Low on Second Wednesday

Bronze medallist Lindsey Vonn of the United States celebrates during the medal ceremony for the Ladies' Downhill during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Medal Plaza on February 21, 2018 . Team USA also took home golds in the Men's and Ladies' Snowboard Slopestyle thanks to Redmond Gerard and Jamie Anderson , while Mikaela ...

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  • Vatican sex abuse investigator hospitalized in Chile
Vatican sex abuse investigator hospitalized in Chile

Just this morning, Times of Malta reported that, after sharing his testimony with Scicluna yesterday, a Chilean man who was sexually abused by a priest said he was "hopeful" that the testimony would lead to better protection for children.

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  • Upper Arlington Students Walk Out In Honor Of Parkland Victims
Upper Arlington Students Walk Out In Honor Of Parkland Victims

Local students, online sources and social media say there is a walkout planned at Reno High School. Students and a parent interviewed at Davis High School on Tuesday said they had not heard much about the walkout but were concerned in general about safety.

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  • Laws have failed: Florida survivors demand action on guns
Laws have failed: Florida survivors demand action on guns

Trump continued saying schools could give up to 20% of teachers firearms to stop the "maniacs". A staff member with a gun could prevent future shootings and end an attack "very quickly", he said. Urgent calls for action following the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre, which left 20 children and six teachers dead in CT, failed to break the national dead...

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  • Bastareaud makes France Six Nations comeback v Italy
Bastareaud makes France Six Nations comeback v Italy

Toulon's Bastareaud replaces Remi Lamerat of Clermont at outside centre as four of the five changes are in the backs. Among them was winger Teddy Thomas , who has been a rare plus for a struggling France side with three tries in two matches.

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  • UK Prime Minister urged for 'hard Brexit' stance in MPs letter
UK Prime Minister urged for 'hard Brexit' stance in MPs letter

EEF chief executive Stephen Phipson said: "UK manufacturers have long called for the United Kingdom to seek high alignment on technical regulations and standards with the European Union to protect current trading relationships after its transitional period following Brexit".

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  • YouTube Removes Conspiracy Video Smearing Parkland Student As Paid Actor
YouTube Removes Conspiracy Video Smearing Parkland Student As Paid Actor

Donald Trump, Jr . (AP Photo/Matt York, File). They dealt in Hogg-related conspiracy theories . The problems may also fuel more calls for regulation of social media . Hogg, 17, has become the focus of a growing number of conspiracy theories in response to his media appearances following an attack at his Parkland, Florida , school that ...

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  • Amnesty slams Trump over rights abuses
Amnesty slams Trump over rights abuses

He named "the horrific military campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya people in Myanmar " as a glaring example of the consequences of this rhetoric. Shetty described his move to ban people from several Muslim-majority countries in January past year as "transparently hateful". Millions were having their rights "callously undermined" b...

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  • Flash Flood Watch issued for Houston area until 3 pm Wednesday
Flash Flood Watch issued for Houston area until 3 pm Wednesday

The Grand River in Lansing is forecast to crest at 14.6 feet - its second-highest crest, and within a foot of its 1975 flood record, the NWS said. As of Thursday morning, flood warnings were in effect for several rivers in Arkansas, including the Saline River at Benton, Petit Jean River at Danville, White River at Augusta and Black River at Black...

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  • Kim Yong Chol to lead North Korean delegation to PyeongChang closing ceremony
Kim Yong Chol to lead North Korean delegation to PyeongChang closing ceremony

United States officials said later that Pence and North Korean officials had planned to meet secretly during the Games, but that Pyongyang scrapped the talks at the last minute after he criticized the "murderous regime". North Korea uses the loudspeakers to blare propaganda, and over the years, South Korea has broadcasted news, weather, K-pop mus...

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  • CNN Uses Human High School Shield
CNN Uses Human High School Shield

Colton Haab claims that he declined an invitation to attend CNN's town hall to talk about the Parkland shooting because he was given scripted questions by CNN. No other students said that CNN provided them with questions. However, the high school said the mainstream media outlet rejected his prepared remarks and provided him with scripted ques...

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  • Hotel Pods That Float in Space Could Be Open by 2021
Hotel Pods That Float in Space Could Be Open by 2021

On April 8, 2016, a SpaceX CRS-8 launch took the Dragon cargo vessel to the International Space Station where it docked on April 10. "With larger commercial platforms on the horizon, BSO recognizes the importance of gaining experience on the ISS", BSO representatives said in a statement.

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  • Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he was briefly detained for organizing protests
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he was briefly detained for organizing protests

If found guilty, Navalny faces up to 30 days in jail. The legal manoeuvring was widely interpreted as a precautionary measure, meant to ensure that Navalny could be safely tucked away, if need be, in the prelude to the Russian presidential election March 18.

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  • Assault on Delhi Chief Secretary; AAP MLAs, sent to jail
Assault on Delhi Chief Secretary; AAP MLAs, sent to jail

The AAP hit back by accusing the Chief Secretary of making false allegations and said he was working at the "behest of the BJP". Heavy security was deployed outside Singh's residence to control the enraged workers of AAP. "Arvind Kejriwal will be questioned", he said. Why didn't the Chief Secretary do so? Meanwhile police released the report of a m...

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  • Bemidji school chief cancels planned school violence protest
Bemidji school chief cancels planned school violence protest

A Gregori High senior, Maci Ferreira, said a teacher's comment about students and staff being "sitting ducks" got her thinking. Gustafson invited parents to a School Safety Parent Meeting at 5:30 p.m. Each student has a unique idea of what change may look like. The student was taken to the Dane County Juvenile Reception Center. She keeps her ey...

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