• US Pres. Trump snubs White House correspondents dinner for second consecutive year
US Pres. Trump snubs White House correspondents dinner for second consecutive year

According to WCHA President Margaret Talev, the White House will be represented this year by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders , who will sit at the head table. Trump's negative RSVP came on the heels of another spat with a mainstream media outlet, namely the Washington Post . "And the dinner was a massive failure", Trump said.

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  • Hockey world mourns Humboldt bus crash victims
Hockey world mourns Humboldt bus crash victims

Kellington said she hopes the funds ease some of the financial burden placed upon the families of the victims. "I have no doubt that the people of Saskatchewan will come together to support each other during this extremely hard time". Straschnitzki said his family has been receiving an overwhelming number of phone calls from members of the hockey c...

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  • Alabama splits doubleheader, wins series with Missouri
Alabama splits doubleheader, wins series with Missouri

He gave up three hits, three runs (two earned) and six walks in 112 pitches. In the third, United Kingdom plated two more runs on a two-RBI single from freshman Lauren Johnson, which was hardly-hit back up the box to score Rachael Metzger and Erin Rethlake.

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  • 5 killed in rebel mortar attack in Damascus' Douma military showdown
5 killed in rebel mortar attack in Damascus' Douma military showdown

Retaliatory mortar shelling by the group in control of Douma , Jaysh al-Islam, killed six and injured dozens in Damascus, Syrian state media said . The bombing began as talks between regime and rebels were ongoing with fears now that Bashar al-Assad's forces could unleash a new military assault to take the Eastern Ghouta town.

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  • Multiple deaths reported in crash involving Canadian junior hockey team
Multiple deaths reported in crash involving Canadian junior hockey team

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and communities affected by this disgusting tragedy. As the amount raised closed in on $1 million, Kellington increased it to $2 million. The players had been on their way to compete in Game 5 of a playoff series against the Nipawin Hawks when the bus they were traveling in collided with a semi-tr...

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  • Russian Federation vows tough response to new U.S. sanctions
Russian Federation vows tough response to new U.S. sanctions

The move targets Russia's elite and people in President Vladimir Putin's inner circle. In February, the United States and the UK announced they held Russian Federation responsible for what has been called the most costly cyber attack in history.

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  • Syrian airstrikes in eastern Ghouta reportedly kill 27 civilians
Syrian airstrikes in eastern Ghouta reportedly kill 27 civilians

Rebels, meanwhile, struck Damascus with mortars. "A gaggle of buses carrying loads of Jaish al-Islam terrorists and their households go away Douma in preparation of them being transported to Jarabulus", a rebel-held metropolis in northern Syria , state info firm SANA acknowledged, referring to the rebels.

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  • A chilly weekend ahead with a chance for snow
A chilly weekend ahead with a chance for snow

Sunday morning lows are forecast just below freezing with highs in the mid to upper 40's. We will start to see some clearing through the rest of Saturday. Records for low temperature also fell in Omaha (14 degrees), Norfolk (12), Hastings (11), Grand Island (10) and North Platte (4). We warm to the 70's by the end of next week.

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  • Charter bus shooting leaves three dead
Charter bus shooting leaves three dead

The Rockford Police Department said they responded to the scene around 3:30 a.m. for a report "of multiple individuals being shot". The Rockford Police Department is asking for the public's help with providing information regarding the investigation.

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  • Facebook plans to let users 'unsend' messages, just like Zuckerberg
Facebook plans to let users 'unsend' messages, just like Zuckerberg

The social media giant claims it could offer self-destructing messages similar to Secret chat. Last month a former Cambridge Analytica (CA) employee, Chris Wylie, told a United Kingdom parliamentary committee that the London-based company, deeply embedded in the ongoing data mining scandal, had potentially shared some of its Facebook harves...

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  • Poisoned Former Russian Spy Recovering Rapidly
Poisoned Former Russian Spy Recovering Rapidly

Sergei Skripal was poisoned with nerve agent in Salisbury, England in March . As the Russian government has asked, in its campaign to discredit British assertions that Russia was behind the attack, why didn't Skripals collapse immediately if they were poisoned by a powerful nerve agent? Yulia Skripal, 33, regained consciousness last week and is...

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  • Red Sox 10, Rays 3: Bogaerts, Boston bash Tampa Bay
Red Sox 10, Rays 3: Bogaerts, Boston bash Tampa Bay

Brad Miller drove in a pair of runs and Denard Span was 2-for-4 with an RBI for Tampa Bay, which dropped its seventh straight and hasn't won since a 6-4 victory over Boston in the season opener on March 29. The team's most potent offensive explosion made a victor of Rick Porcello, who became the first Red Sox starter to allow more than one run...

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  • What to Know About Trump's New Sanctions Against Russia
What to Know About Trump's New Sanctions Against Russia

Among the companies targeted by the United States include GAZ Group, Russia's leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles owned by Deripaska, and Russian Machines and Renova Group, which is comprised of investment funds and management companies operating in the energy sector in Russia .

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  • Cauvery row: DMK calls for all-party meet to decide further action
Cauvery row: DMK calls for all-party meet to decide further action

He also made it clear that the padayatra was aimed at retrieving the state's right on Cauvery and not a politically motivated one. There, another group of leaders will take out the march from Ariyalur district on April 9. "We have to get our rights (on Cauvery) and you (opposition leaders) have understood this", Stalin, who successfully brought the...

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  • Forecast: Rain, snow expected this weekend in Colorado Springs
Forecast: Rain, snow expected this weekend in Colorado Springs

Overnight lows will range from 32 to 37 degrees. The light snow looks to linger into Monday morning, then a scattered rain/snow mix is possible for the rest of the day. TONIGHT: Partly cloudy to clear. Wind gusts will be up to 55 miles per hour. With the front approaching from the west, that means temperatures will not drop very much.

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  • Fire breaks out on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in Manhattan
Fire breaks out on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in Manhattan

President Trump took to Twitter in the aftermath of the blaze to confirm it had been dealt with by emergency services. Thick black smoke billowed out from Trump Tower as burning debris fell on Fifth Avenue. There were no evacuations inside the building, abut some people self-evacuated. Another fire previously developed on January 8. A spok...

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  • Fire erupts at Trump Tower in New York City
Fire erupts at Trump Tower in New York City

The New York City Fire Department tweeted a picture of the building showing flames but the blaze appeared to have been contained as firefighters made their way into the building. President Trump is now at the White House and not Trump Tower. Police said that a number of nearby streets were closed . It wasn't immediately clear what started the fi...

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  • Father of Missing Dickson Co. Child Arrested, Charged with Homicide
Father of Missing Dickson Co. Child Arrested, Charged with Homicide

Daniels previously spoke out before his arrest and thanked authorities for searching for his son while claiming that he thought there was a possibility the child had been abducted. Hundreds of volunteers and local agencies have been searching for Joe on air, on land, and in waterways. Trained first responders continued the search overnight, accord...

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  • Coffeyville Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting
Coffeyville Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting

The release said that apart from theft of cattle near Moodbidri, Mansoor was allegedly involved in two cases each of cattle theft reported in Bajpe police station and in Surathkal police station respectively in Mangaluru. The relationship between the girl and the victim, identified by authorities as 45-year-old Amy Morrison, was not immediately dis...

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  • Videocon Loan Case: CBI quizzes Rajiv Kochhar for 3rd consecutive day
Videocon Loan Case: CBI quizzes Rajiv Kochhar for 3rd consecutive day

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) continued questioning Rajiv Kocchar, brother-in-law of ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar, for the third consecutive day on Saturday in connection with a case relating to Rs 3,250 crore loan to the Videocon Group in 2012.

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  • Vote for Me or Else: US Lawmaker Draws Loaded Gun at Speech
Vote for Me or Else: US Lawmaker Draws Loaded Gun at Speech

Norman says that, outside of Washington, he carries a handgun most of the time and is likely to pull it out to make a statement like this again in the future. Giffords, a Democrat, was shot and wounded outside a grocery store during a constituent gathering in 2011 in Tucson, Arizona. "But whoever shoots me better shoot well or I'm shooting back".

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  • Prominent Russian businessmen on new US sanctions list
Prominent Russian businessmen on new US sanctions list

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation commented on the introduction of new U.S. sanctions against Russian oligarchs , threatening United States with a "tough response". Former Acting CIA Director in the George W Bush administration, John McLaughlin also welcomed the move. With endless sanctions, including those for the remo...

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  • Moscow says new U.S. sanctions 'aimed at the Russian people'
Moscow says new U.S. sanctions 'aimed at the Russian people'

Yes. The U.S. sanctioned 19 Russians over interference in the 2016 election just three weeks ago. The Trump administration's action means USA citizens can no longer engage in dealings with the proscribed individuals or entities. 13662, authorities codified by the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), as well a...

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  • Seven Palestinians killed by Israeli troops as Gaza bloodshed worsens
Seven Palestinians killed by Israeli troops as Gaza bloodshed worsens

Kuwait presented that statement as well, which called for an " independent and transparent investigation" of the violence. Palestinian activists have dubbed today's rallies "the Friday of Rubber Tires", with protesters setting hundreds of auto tires alight along the eastern border.

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  • Trump begins informal prep for potential Mueller interview
Trump begins informal prep for potential Mueller interview

The law aims to punish Russian Federation for interfering in the US election as well as actions meant to subvert democracy in Europe. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Russian government disproportionately benefits oligarchs and elites, as well as occupying Crimea, instigating violence in Ukraine and attempting to subvert Western democ...

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