• Death Notices for April 7, 2018
Death Notices for April 7, 2018

They were married on September 2, 1939. Rose lived in Columbia, Md. for many years. They spent most of their lives working and living on their farm near McFall. Funeral services will also be held at Santa Cruz de la Canada Catholic Church on Monday, April 9, 2018 with a rosary at 10:00 a.m., and celebratory mass at 11:00 am.

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  • Israel defence minister says 'no innocent people' in Gaza
Israel defence minister says 'no innocent people' in Gaza

In a visit to Khuzaa camp on Friday, Yahya Sinwar, Hamas' Gaza chief, told the gathered crowd that the "Israeli plan of starvation and siege" had "failed to incite the Palestinian people against the resistance". But Palestinians say unarmed protesters were shot while posing no threat. The Israeli human rights group B'Tselem has called on Israe...

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  • Russian embassy describes United Kingdom diplomatic notes as 'formality'
Russian embassy describes United Kingdom diplomatic notes as 'formality'

Relations between London and Moscow have steadily worsened since the United Kingdom government pointed the finger at Russian Federation over last month's poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury.

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  • Russian Federation denies chemical weapons used in Syria's Douma
Russian Federation denies chemical weapons used in Syria's Douma

State news agency SANA cited an "official source" saying the reports were a "blatant attempt to hinder the army's advance" into the "collapsing terrorist" stronghold, reports CNN . According to the report, the Duma at the moment is last in the Eastern ghouta town, which is controlled by the rebels. Bakkar said clashes between Syrian troops a...

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  • Gazans Protest Again; Palestinian Officials Say 8 Killed By Israel
Gazans Protest Again; Palestinian Officials Say 8 Killed By Israel

However, the Israel military claimed it was "not familiar" with "the circumstances in which journalists were allegedly hit by IDF fire". "Hamas sent children out ahead [toward the fence], cynically using them", the IDF's spokesman, Ronen Manelis, said on Friday night.

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  • Russia sanctions will not affect Trump-Putin meeting plans: White House
Russia sanctions will not affect Trump-Putin meeting plans: White House

Above all else, Russia's attempts to subvert Western democracy prompted the US sanctions, officials said, in a direct nod to concerns that the USA president has failed to challenge Putin for alleged interference in the 2016 election that brought Trump to power.

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  • Opposition leaders fume over Amit Shah's 'dog, cat' remark, call it 'shameful'
Opposition leaders fume over Amit Shah's 'dog, cat' remark, call it 'shameful'

Marking the 38th foundation day of BJP on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed thousands of booth karyakartas along with 734 district presidents and their respective teams from five Lok Sabha constituencies through the Narendra Modi app via video conferencing.

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  • Gaza death toll climbs with Palestinian journalist fatally shot
Gaza death toll climbs with Palestinian journalist fatally shot

Tensions had been building on both sides of the Gaza-Israel border ahead of what some Palestinians alternately dubbed "Friday of Fire" or "Friday of Tires" - a reference to the tires set alight in an attempt to obscure the sights of Israeli snipers.

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  • Body recovered from site of SUV crash off California cliff
Body recovered from site of SUV crash off California cliff

Authorities have recovered a body that may be one of the three children who is still missing after a crash along the coastline. The three children whose remains were found at the scene were identified as Markis, 19; Jeremiah, 14; and Abigail, 14.

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  • Trump Tosses Out The Trade Rulebook With Latest Tariffs
Trump Tosses Out The Trade Rulebook With Latest Tariffs

On Thursday, Trump ordered the USA trade representative to consider imposing tariffs on up to $100 billion worth of Chinese products. The tariffs were slated to take effect on 2 April. Were China to want to match Trump's latest threat, it wouldn't have enough American goods imports to target. And already, the tensions have rattled global stock mark...

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  • Facebook announces changes, to make Ads, Pages more transparent
Facebook announces changes, to make Ads, Pages more transparent

Zuckerberg and Facebook have been under particularly intense scrutiny since March 17, when four news organizations in the US and Britain reported that Cambridge Analytica had harvested Facebook user information without their consent, using it to create psychological profiles of voters that were used to target pro-Trump, anti-Clinton messaging du...

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  • United States, North Korea hold secret, direct talks
United States, North Korea hold secret, direct talks

Quoting various USA officials, the report said a team at the Central Intelligence Agency, led by its Director Mike Pompeo , has been working through back-channels to make arrangements for the high-profile talks. Trump and Kim were expected to meet by the end of May following talks between South Korean President Moon Jae In and Kim in late April....

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  • Pakistan, Afghanistan discuss 'action plan for peace'
Pakistan, Afghanistan discuss 'action plan for peace'

In the delegation level talks in Kabul , the two sides agreed to continue talks, an official statement said. "Abbasi in meeting with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani welcomed the President's recent offer for talks with the Taliban and assured Pakistan's support for the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process to achieve lasting peace in Afghan...

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  • Pregnant Woman Delivers Baby After She Was Shot In The Head
Pregnant Woman Delivers Baby After She Was Shot In The Head

Authorities immediately took the woman, who was at least 30 weeks pregnant, to the hospital by helicopter where she received a cesarean section. "She got bad injuries on her leg and hands". Those relatives, who were not injured, were interviewed at the scene. He also admitted to shooting her after an altercation they had. DLSA Secretary-cum-Chief...

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  • 14 killed in bus vs truck crash in Canada
14 killed in bus vs truck crash in Canada

Proceeds from the 50/50 draw in Winnipeg will be donated to victims and families of the Humboldt Broncos . "We are heartbroken and completely devastated by the tragedy that occurred yesterday", Broncos team president Kevin Garinger said Saturday.

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  • Showers today, rain tomorrow, then a break Friday
Showers today, rain tomorrow, then a break Friday

The April sun should take care of any snow or ice on roads by 11 a.m. Sunday . It'll be very cold, with northwest winds holding highs to the mid-40s. Sunday will start off mostly cloudy with gradual clearing throughout the day. We stay below average through the first few days of the work week. The front will also clear out any clouds, and it shou...

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  • 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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