• Candidates for Governor Make Final Appeals Before Primary
Candidates for Governor Make Final Appeals Before Primary

Daniel Biss is another contender in Tuesday's Democratic gubernatorial primary. Newman, a first-time candidate who has the backing of several national women's rights groups and two members of Illinois' congressional delegation, campaigned heavily against Lipinski's record and promoted herself as a champion of "working families, healthcare for al...

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  • Yemen war: Senate rejects ending USA support of Saudi-led campaign
Yemen war: Senate rejects ending USA support of Saudi-led campaign

But if the Sanders-Lee-Murphy resolution passes the Senate, it will likely have little affect on troop levels in Yemen because it gives an exception to USA military attacks on Al Queda and Islamic State. He echoed the Pentagon's argument that the resolution should not invoke the War Powers Act because the support the United States is providing to...

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  • School safety commission to meet 'very soon,' DeVos says
School safety commission to meet 'very soon,' DeVos says

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee on her department's fiscal year 2019 budget. "That is an important discussion and an important consideration", DeVos said , as DeLauro challenged her to answer the question.

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  • Sunken WWII ship on which 5 brothers died discovered in Pacific
Sunken WWII ship on which 5 brothers died discovered in Pacific

Five brothers from the Sullivan family of Waterloo, Iowa, died during the disaster. "There's over 700 Navy families affected by this and my heart goes out to all those people", said Kelly Sullivan, granddaughter of Albert Sullivan and grandniece of George, Francis, Joseph and Madison Sullivan, who all died after the Juneau was torpedoed by a J...

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  • US, South Korea announce start date for military exercises
US, South Korea announce start date for military exercises

Seoul's defense ministry announced the plan to begin the allies' Foal Eagle/Key Resolve drills in Korea, which were delayed during an Olympic detente, on April 1 at a scale "similar" to that of previous years. "Our combined exercises are defense-oriented, and there is no reason for North Korea to view them as a provocation", the Pentagon's statem...

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  • Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor charged with murder of Australian Justine Damond
Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor charged with murder of Australian Justine Damond

Mr Freeman described how Noor and his partner, Officer Matthew Harrity, responded to Ms Damond's 911 call about a potential sexual assault in an alley behind her Minneapolis home just before midnight on July 15 previous year. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said the law makes it hard to charge police officers unless they are "unacceptably r...

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  • Mnangagwa Says Zimbabwe
Mnangagwa Says Zimbabwe "Has Moved On" After Mugabe's Televised Challenge

Mugabe this week in an interview said he was removed from power through a "coup d'etat", prompting Mnangagwa to declare the country "has moved on" from his former boss. She also told the Sunday Times that the former first family had declared the properties that they bought outside the country, two in South Africa and one in Hong Kong.

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  • Periods of Rain & Windy Today
Periods of Rain & Windy Today

Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 41 and west southwest wind around 6 miles per hour becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Expect daytime temperatures this weekend around 10 degrees below average with highs in the upper 30's to low 40's along with off and on rain and snow showers.

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  • Cleveland man plays Russian Roulette with woman as she held their toddler
Cleveland man plays Russian Roulette with woman as she held their toddler

Their daughter tried to stop, but Raju beat her also. The woman, according to police, said she had driven from River Rouge to Woodhaven, which she said she had no business doing. But she spilled the beans when police asked her to take them to the accident spot. "A volunteer brought twins to my home and after asking her the source of the babies,...

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  • Ben Carson Offers Worst Excuse Ever for Buying Expensive Dining Set
Ben Carson Offers Worst Excuse Ever for Buying Expensive Dining Set

Carson also said that once he was made aware of the prohibitive dining-set cost, he nixed the purchase immediately. Carson went on to say that a few months later he was told to fix the dining room set for safety reasons. "I can tell you what I did", he said. His response? It wasn't me. "If it was up to me, my office would probably look like...

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  • Large retailers warn Trump on China duties
Large retailers warn Trump on China duties

While Trump has repeatedly singled out China as a key trade violator, his toughest actions such as withdrawing from an Asia-Pacific trade pact - which excluded China - and slapping tariffs on steel have undermined relations with allies more than with the world's second-biggest economy.

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  • Egypt court bans ride hailing apps, Uber and Careem
Egypt court bans ride hailing apps, Uber and Careem

Both services had sparked protests by taxi drivers. Tuesday's decision was effective immediately, meaning the companies must suspend services pending a final ruling, but the companies have 60 days to appeal, the judicial sources said. Uber and Careem have recently introduced taxi motorbikes and three-wheeled motorized rickshaws, known as "tuk-tuk...

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  • House Speaker Ryan says assured Trump won't fire Mueller
House Speaker Ryan says assured Trump won't fire Mueller

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, told ABC's This Week that Congress probably would respond Mueller's removal with legislation reinstating the special counsel. The memos also recount different conversations he had with Comey, who kept notes on meetings with Trump that unnerved him. "Mr. President,...

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  • Trump plans to meet Putin, congratulates him
Trump plans to meet Putin, congratulates him

Hinting that there's still time for a telegram or call from the White House, Peskov added: "Tomorrow's another day". "I congratulated him on the victory, the electoral victory", Trump told reporters at the White House while meeting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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  • Obama congratulates Putin for election
Obama congratulates Putin for election "win"

Trump's comments came a few days after the White House imposed sanctions on Russia for its meddling in the 2016 election and other "malicious cyberattacks", and sharply criticised it for its apparent role in a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter on British soil.

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  • President Trump Calls Putin to Congratulate Him on Re-Election
President Trump Calls Putin to Congratulate Him on Re-Election

The White House later said there were no specific plans for a summit meeting. What they didn't discuss on Tuesday was noteworthy as well: Trump did not raise Russia's meddling in the USA elections or its suspected involvement in the recent poisoning of a former spy in England.

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  • Christine Quinn Calls Cynthia Nixon An 'Unqualified Lesbian' After NY Governor Bid
Christine Quinn Calls Cynthia Nixon An 'Unqualified Lesbian' After NY Governor Bid

Nixon added, "Our state could thrive if we didn't have a governor determined to sell NY off to the highest bidder". Her campaign sets up a battle for the Sept 13 primary between a celebrity on the left of the Democratic Party and a moderate governor who is often mentioned as a possible presidential hopeful in 2020.

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  • Snow warning changes to ice as cold snap continues in Gwent
Snow warning changes to ice as cold snap continues in Gwent

Weather forecasters are predicting a fresh round at Easter. A weather warning for ice has been issued for Bucks after a weekend of heavy snow. Snow melt from Monday's sunny spells and overnight showers have increased the risk of ice on untreated surfaces.

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  • Trump says he wants to meet with Russia's Putin soon
Trump says he wants to meet with Russia's Putin soon

But for months, there's been growing speculation in Moscow that Putin will either change the constitution to allow him to run yet again - or create a new office that would see him turned into a supreme national leader, like the ayatollah in Iran or perhaps the late Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore.

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  • Suspects in attack on man with autism believed to be from BC
Suspects in attack on man with autism believed to be from BC

Peel Regional Police Constable Harinder Sohi says the suspects are believed to be men who recently travelled from the Lower Mainland to the Toronto area. He was wearing a black t-shirt with an Air Jordan logo and white lettering with black track trousers and black shoes. Police described the second suspect as being clean shaven with a thin build...

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  • TDP MPs should not dilute fight in Parliament: Chandrababu Naidu
TDP MPs should not dilute fight in Parliament: Chandrababu Naidu

While BJP president Amit Shah has already deputed general secretary Ram Madhav for the initial planning, sources said the party will launch a campaign to project TDP as "stalling development in the state by getting out of NDA in a hurry and raking up the sentiments of the people".

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  • Red Arrows jet crashes
Red Arrows jet crashes

A Red Arrows plane has crashed at an RAF base in Wales. 'The pilot of the aircraft survived the incident and is now receiving medical care'. Update: Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson MP has said in a statement: "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and colleagues of the RAF engineer at this incredibly sad time ".

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  • Senior US Official Embarks on Visit to Taiwan to Reaffirm US Support
Senior US Official Embarks on Visit to Taiwan to Reaffirm US Support

Alex Wong, deputy assistant secretary of state in the East Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau, will visit Taipei from Tuesday to Thursday, after holding meetings in Singapore, according to the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), an NGO established under the auspices of the USA government.

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  • Michael B. Jordan to produce war drama
Michael B. Jordan to produce war drama

The pic - to be co-produced by Safehouse Pictures, which has set the action drama up at Warner Bros. via a production deal - will portray the true-life 761st Tank Battalion , an African-American armored unit which saw combat as part of the U.S.

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  • Toddler dies after being pulled from 'stolen Mini' found in river
Toddler dies after being pulled from 'stolen Mini' found in river

Jet Moore , the girl's father, ... A mega thank you the officers who jumped in the river and the rest of the emergency services for all they did❤️. Early on Tuesday, it said: "Sadly, we confirm that Kiara Moore, aged 2 (27/3/15) was pronounced dead at the UHW, Cardiff last night, having being recovered from a vehicle in the River Teifi, #Cardigan...

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