• Ex-spy's daughter 'improving rapidly' after deadly nerve agent attack in UK
Ex-spy's daughter 'improving rapidly' after deadly nerve agent attack in UK

Meanwhile, Salisbury NHS Trust, which oversees the hospital where the Skripals are being treated, said Thursday that 33-year-old Yulia is "improving rapidly and is no longer in a critical condition". "The Foreign Ministry expresses solidarity with the United Kingdom and shares the stance of the UK and global community on this issue and therefore ...

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  • Putin, Erdogan discuss plans for next week's summit on Syria
Putin, Erdogan discuss plans for next week's summit on Syria

But Erdogan struck a more optimistic tone, telling reporters: "We hope that we have left a very hard period behind in Turkey-EU relations". Ankara wanted to mark distances with these decisions and for this reason Bozdag clarified that bilateral relations with Russian Federation are "positive and good" and explained that Turkey 'does not inten...

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  • Mega Millions jackpot tops $500M for 4th time in history
Mega Millions jackpot tops $500M for 4th time in history

The Mega Millions jackpot was last won on January 5 at $451 million. A half-billion dollars! What would you do with all of that cash? The numbers drawn were 7, 25, 43, 56 and 59, plus the gold Mega Ball 13. Drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 p.m. ET and are available on the Lottery's website . Mega Millions players can multipl...

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  • Three Things to Know: Kevin Love, Cavaliers get knocked around by Heat
Three Things to Know: Kevin Love, Cavaliers get knocked around by Heat

The 33-year-old James began his streak on January 6, 2007. "I haven't played every game but for the most part I've played over 70 percent of my games throughout that journey". "Certainly Michael was as good of a finesse player as there was". You've just never seen anything like LeBron though. He's something different. But the one thing that both gu...

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  • Williamson County man charged with five counts of child pornography possession
Williamson County man charged with five counts of child pornography possession

Isak Dorot, of Columbia, Md., was arrested Wednesday morning on four counts of possession of child pornography and one count of distribution of child pornography, police said. The Williamson County Sheriff's Office said an investigation was opened Monday after someone submitted a tip that William Henry Burtle, 50, was in possession of child pornogr...

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  • Video Shows Cheetah That Jumped Into SUV During African Safari
Video Shows Cheetah That Jumped Into SUV During African Safari

If curiosity killed the cat, this cat just doesn't care! One jumped on the hood of the vehicle, and another ventured inside. "But it was too late to drive quickly away or anything like that because you don't want to startle the animals, because that's when things usually go wrong".

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  • Larry King Repeal 2nd Amendment ... It Was Passed to Fight Off Slaves
Larry King Repeal 2nd Amendment ... It Was Passed to Fight Off Slaves

The debate over gun control has raged in the US since the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, on February 14 that left 17 dead. In his essay published Tuesday, Stevens talks about the "March for Our Lives" events on Saturday which drew crowds in cities across the country.

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  • Sarkozy to Face Trial in Influence-Peddling Case in France
Sarkozy to Face Trial in Influence-Peddling Case in France

Although the cases are separate, the accusations of influence-peddling emerged from the Libya investigation, which began in 2013 and had led investigators to place wiretaps on phones belonging to Mr. Mr Sarkozy also faces criminal proceedings over claims that he engaged in accounting fraud to exceed the limit for campaign expenditure in his failed ...

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  • Virginia governor OKs bill requiring work for food stamps
Virginia governor OKs bill requiring work for food stamps

Federal law mandates that the work requirements be implemented nationwide, but it allows states to obtain waivers for individual counties if their 12-month average unemployment rate goes above ten percent, or if the 24-month average unemployment rate is 20 percent more than the national average.

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  • Fabolous Arrested for Domestic Violence
Fabolous Arrested for Domestic Violence

The site reports that Emily B. called the cops on Fabolous after he allegedly struck her at their home in Englewood, NJ. Fabolous reportedly turned himself in to police on Wednesday night after allegedly assaulting his baby momma, Love & Hip Hop star Emily Bustamante .

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"Good chance" N. Korean leader will do "what is right"

The trip was Kim's first known journey overseas since he assumed power in 2011 and is believed by analysts to serve as preparation for upcoming summits with South Korea and the United States. Started in 1991, in part through a grant of Temporary Protected Status (TPS), certain Liberian nationals were eligible for DED, which allowed them to flee arm...

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  • Hell Fire Does Not Exist, Says Pope Francis
Hell Fire Does Not Exist, Says Pope Francis

Scalfari, the founder of Italy's La Repubblica newspaper, has prided himself on not taking notes and not using tape recorders during his encounters with leaders and later reconstructing the meetings to create lengthy articles. The Catholic Church isn't exactly big on change, but this morning Pope Francis announced a huge one : Hell-you know, the...

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  • 53 dead, many missing in Siberia shopping mall fire
53 dead, many missing in Siberia shopping mall fire

On Wednesday, candles have been lit and flowers have been laid with flags flying at half-mast over the Kremlin and all over Russian Federation. The Tass agency quoted firefighters as saying that 40 of the missing at the four-story Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo were children.

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  • 'A stain on the game': Warner apologises for ball-tampering scandal
'A stain on the game': Warner apologises for ball-tampering scandal

After being cleared of any wrongdoing by Cricket Australia in the ball tampering scandal, head coach Darren Lehmann yesterday apologised to fans and asserted that the team would need to improve their behaviour on and off the pitch in order to win back their respect.

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  • Moscow to close United States consulate in Saint Petersburg
Moscow to close United States consulate in Saint Petersburg

The Trump administration, saying it was acting in support of the government of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, earlier this week expelled 60 Russian diplomats - many believed to be intelligence agents operating under cover - and said it was closing Moscow's consulate in Seattle.

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  • White House calls police shootings of Black men 'a local matter'
White House calls police shootings of Black men 'a local matter'

When asked what her message would be to the African American mothers who might fear for the lives of their sons and daughters, Sanders said the president doesn't draw a distinction between race when discussing the need to protect Americans.

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  • Students At 'March For Our Lives' Rally Argue For Safety Over Freedom
Students At 'March For Our Lives' Rally Argue For Safety Over Freedom

It just may be a revolution! We know your pain. You need to volunteer to canvass door-to-door in frigid temperatures and have nine out of 10 people yell at you to get off their porch or flat out slam their door in your face. Initiated by the survivors of the Parkland, Florida massacre the March for our Lives movement inspired La Crosse area res...

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  • Maundy Thursday: 5 Things You Should Know
Maundy Thursday: 5 Things You Should Know

Every year, the monarch celebrates Maundy Thursday by visiting a cathedral of her choice to hand out cash and presents. Here's all you need to know about what it is, when it is, why it's called Maundy Thursday, how it's celebrated in the United Kingdom, what the origins of Maundy Thursday services are and how else it's celebrated throughout the wor...

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  • Subject of 'Serial' podcast to get new trial on all charges
Subject of 'Serial' podcast to get new trial on all charges

Syed was convicted in 2000 of killing Hae Min Lee, his high school sweetheart . The Court of Special Appeals upheld the ruling by the trial court. His conviction was subsequently vacated in June 2016, with the court also ruling that Gutierrez had not aptly challenged the state's key evidence against Syed.

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  • Mueller: Gates associate had Russian spy links
Mueller: Gates associate had Russian spy links

Working for the global law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, van der Zwaan assisted Gates on a report about the trial of Ukraine's former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko for a Ukrainian political group. Van Der Zwaan says he never told anyone, including a Skadden senior partner he recorded, about the recordings. The identity of Person A...

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  • Putin Says Deadly Mall Fire In Central Russia Due To 'Criminal Negligence'
Putin Says Deadly Mall Fire In Central Russia Due To 'Criminal Negligence'

Thus, investigators now have reports of the disappearance and death of 64 people as a result of the March 25 fire, Petrenko said. "What's happening here? This isn't war, it's not an unexpected methane explosion at a coal mine". An additional 43 people were injured in the blaze, the report said. "Why did this torment happen to you, our angel?" ...

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  • Ireland Abortion Referendum Date Set for Friday 25 May 2018, Government Announces
Ireland Abortion Referendum Date Set for Friday 25 May 2018, Government Announces

Abortion activists, backed by some of the world's richest men , are pushing the pro-life country to legalize abortion on demand. Voters will be asked whether they want to repeal the Eighth Amendment of Ireland's Constitution, which now makes abortion illegal in all but exceptional circumstances in the Republic.

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  • Parkland Survivor Mocked by Ingraham Calls for Boycott
Parkland Survivor Mocked by Ingraham Calls for Boycott

The latest Profile in Courage comes courtesy of Fox News host Laura Ingraham , famous for doing this at the Republican National Convention. David Hogg , a Parkland school shooting survivor who has become one of the prominent voices for gun control, is now going after a conservative talk-show host's advertisers after she made light of his coll...

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  • Drag Racer Dies After Accident at Sonoma Raceway
Drag Racer Dies After Accident at Sonoma Raceway

The accident occurred during Wednesday Night Drags, a community program held from March to November. He was the only race on the track at the time. The driver will not be identified until the Sonoma County Coroner's Office is ready to make a statement.

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  • Israeli airstrikes target 3 Hamas sites in southern Gaza Strip
Israeli airstrikes target 3 Hamas sites in southern Gaza Strip

The Israeli military has deployed more than 100 special forces snipers to the Gaza border in anticipation of the Palestinian " Land Day " protests expected to take place Friday. Hamas's participation, however nominal or considerable it may be, is a non-sequitur. Hamas has said it would ensure that participants do not expose themselves to...

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