• Israel to Discipline Filmer of Viral Gaza Protest Sniper Shot, Not Shooter
Israel to Discipline Filmer of Viral Gaza Protest Sniper Shot, Not Shooter

In it, an Israeli sniper can be seen shooting an unarmed Palestinian standing near the border fence. "Do you have a bullet in the barrell?" one IDF soldier can be heard asking in the video, and then, "is it on him?" Jonathan Rugman reports from Gaza .

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  • College student defends showing off gun in graduation photo
College student defends showing off gun in graduation photo

She captioned the photo with "I don't take normal graduation photos", and while the post has been liked over 80,000 times and she has received a lot of positive comments on Twitter, the college student has been the recipient of vitriol that surprised her.

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  • Two men plead guilty to robbing Scranton gas stations
Two men plead guilty to robbing Scranton gas stations

A South Texas man accused of stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas from his county job is expected to plead guilty rather than face a jury trial this month, according to court records. He told police he then used the broken bottle to stab Nuñez-Lopez in the neck. A man who lived at the home found Nuñez-Lopez on the ground. The DWI count was a ...

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  • US, Russia clash at United Nations over Syria
US, Russia clash at United Nations over Syria

Russia's ambassador to Lebanon promised to shoot down US missiles should US President Donald Trump decide to strike Syria . "The United States is convinced and knows that some sort of a chemical weapon was used", spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters when asked whether the us will wait for an investigation by the Organization for th...

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  • Russia-linked account spread fake Hillary Clinton sex tape
Russia-linked account spread fake Hillary Clinton sex tape

A Rubinjeer post to the largest pro-Donald Trump community, r/The Donald, was titled, "This is How Hillary gets black votes" before the 2016 election, linking to an animated gif of the fake porn video that was still available in the community, per NBC News.

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  • Russian Federation relations worse than ever, including Cold War, says Trump
Russian Federation relations worse than ever, including Cold War, says Trump

Tass in a news story out of the northern Syria city of Homs quoted lawmaker Dmitry Sablin refuting reports that Assad may have fled Syria . The Syrian government said its invitation to the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog to send a fact-finding mission to the country is "proof" that Damascus is innocent and has not used chemical weapons.

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  • House Speaker Paul Ryan won't run for re-election
House Speaker Paul Ryan won't run for re-election

The Atlantic's Elaina Plott confirmed Jonathan Swan's scoop, adding that Ryan will "tell colleagues today that he's not running for re-election". Speaker John Boehner retired in 2015. Rumors of Ryan's departure have been circulating for months, even after he seemed to dismiss them late previous year.

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  • USA takes Chad off travel ban list
USA takes Chad off travel ban list

President Donald Trump has removed Chad from the requirement of enhanced immigrant vetting because the country has demonstrated i ist no longer a security threat to United States interests, the White House said in a press release. Trump's critics have said his travel ban unfairly singled out Muslims, and violated US law and the Constitution. ...

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  • Facebook helping Mueller in Russian Federation probe: Zuckerberg
Facebook helping Mueller in Russian Federation probe: Zuckerberg

California's two senators were among those who put Zuckerberg on the hot seat. Many were already making the rounds ahead of Wednesday. "I've never consented to having Facebook collect my data, which can be used to draw very detailed inferences about my life, my habits, and my relationships".

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  • Don't deny pensions for lack of Aadhaar, EPFO tells banks
Don't deny pensions for lack of Aadhaar, EPFO tells banks

The pensioner has to present the Life Certificate in all the exceptional cases and banks are asked to maintain a separate register, preferably in digital format, to keep track of the cases. Till the time, Aadhaar number is assigned to pensioners, a paper life certificate may be accepted after collecting Aadhaar enrolment application receipts from s...

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  • Indonesia bootleg alcohol deaths exceed 100
Indonesia bootleg alcohol deaths exceed 100

Indra Hermawan, the chief adjunct commissioner of the Bandung police, told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday that the deaths took place in the Rancabolang and Cicalengka districts in Bandung Regency, West Java Province. Potentially lethal methanol can be a byproduct of bootleg distilling and the tainted alcohol is also sometimes mixed with soft drinks. P...

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  • School district arms teachers with bats
School district arms teachers with bats

The said Directors agree upon their part, in consideration of the covenants of said teacher, hereinafter contained, to employ the said W.A. Hudson to teach a common school in said district for the term of three months, commencing on the 8th day of July A.D.

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  • Local Roundup: Red Devils, St. Pauls fight for 1-1 tie
Local Roundup: Red Devils, St. Pauls fight for 1-1 tie

Both teams are back in action today in Peotone with the back half of their home-and-home series. Despite that, the Plainsmen appeared headed to a 0-0 tie at halftime until Zhividze helped set up the Plainsmen's first goal. Freshman Raul Guzman came to the plate with two out and connected on a pitch that went over the second baseman's head, scoring ...

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  • Winnie Mandela bore the scars of battle, helped heal a nation
Winnie Mandela bore the scars of battle, helped heal a nation

But we also feel blessed that while she lived, she was an exemplary leader of practical idealism who always spoke truth to power, whatever the consequences. A simple explanation for both types of double-speak is most likely due to the combination of the ideology and practice of patriarchy with racism, all of which that prowl and haunt the continent...

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  • US Says Syria Not Qualified To Head UN Disarmament Forum
US Says Syria Not Qualified To Head UN Disarmament Forum

When he wrote about the Syrian chemical weapon attack Sunday, Jazz noted that the U.S. State Department response seemed to be leaning pretty heavily on Russia's responsibility. Israel's government did not confirm that it had carried out any strikes in Syria, but it has struck Assad's forces and it's Iranian allies inside the country before.

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  • Calgarians rally for pipeline outside provincial office
Calgarians rally for pipeline outside provincial office

Kinder Morgan Canada , announced Sunday that it is suspending "all non-essential activities and related spending on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project". "The pipeline needs to go forward". Kinder Morgan's announcement came just a couple of days after Prime Minister Trudeau visited Fort McMurray and assured the pipeline would be buil...

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  • Lawmakers Seem Very Concerned About A Lack Of Transparency At Facebook
Lawmakers Seem Very Concerned About A Lack Of Transparency At Facebook

On Monday, Zuckerberg said it had been "clearly a mistake" to believe the data-mining company Cambridge Analytica had deleted user data that it had harvested in an attempt to sway elections. "We'll do everything possible to ensure these elections are safe", he said. Earlier this year Mueller charged 13 Russian individuals and three Russia...

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  • Trump cancels first LatAm trip to 'oversee Syria response': WHouse
Trump cancels first LatAm trip to 'oversee Syria response': WHouse

On Sunday, the White House confirmed that North Korea had told the United States it was willing to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said afterward that US officials were keeping a close watch on "disturbing reports ... regarding another alleged chemical weapons attack, this time targe...

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  • Israel claims slain journalist was Hamas spy
Israel claims slain journalist was Hamas spy

He said the journalist had been paid by Hamas since 2011 and had used a drone to collect information on Israeli forces along the border. After the shooter opens fire, knocking the man to the ground, one of the voices says in Hebrew, "Wow". Per the Times of Israel , "family members, eyewitnesses, and fellow journalists repeatedly denied that" Murta...

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  • Eurocontrol warns airlines of 'possible military action' in Syria
Eurocontrol warns airlines of 'possible military action' in Syria

US President Donald Trump vowed on April 9 to respond "forcefully" to the suspected chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma, which killed dozens of people and injured hundreds others, according to several NGOs. The Eurocontrol statement included a broader area outside the airspace controlled by Damascus. Concerns over risks to civil aviatio...

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  • Russian Federation warns U.S. against Syria strike
Russian Federation warns U.S. against Syria strike

Twelve council members voted in favour, while Bolivia joined Russian Federation in voting against, and China abstained. A senior Russian lawmaker says that a US strike on Syria could trigger a direct military clash between Russia and the United States.

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  • Pensioner who killed burglar now in hiding after harrowing 'death threats'
Pensioner who killed burglar now in hiding after harrowing 'death threats'

Vincent's traveller community family have taken over the street in Hither Green, south east London, and are furious that their shrine has been taken down by outraged neighbours. "But he's got loved ones and family too so I understand why they did it". One neighbour said they saw a vehicle circling the block while the tribute was being erected, wh...

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  • Italy top European Union granter of new citizenship in 2016
Italy top European Union granter of new citizenship in 2016

Romania granted citizenship to over 4,500 people, nearly 90% of who were Ukrainians. Of the total number of persons obtaining the citizenship of one of the EU Member States in 2016, 12% were former citizens of another EU Member State, while the majority were non-EU citizens or stateless, it added.

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  • Korean, Japanese FMs vow cooperation on N. Korea
Korean, Japanese FMs vow cooperation on N. Korea

On Tuesday, global NGOs sent a letter to Moon asking him to press the human rights issues in the April 27 meeting. "With preparations underway for South Korea and the United States' summits with North Korea, which could serve as a major turning point in attaining denuclearization, (we) hope for cooperation to achieve the two countries' shared goa...

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  • Pakistan diplomats on wanted list, NIA to approach Interpol against them
Pakistan diplomats on wanted list, NIA to approach Interpol against them

They agency had arrested Hussain for allegedly carrying out reconnaissance of the US Consulate and Israeli Embassy. After the area police arrived at the incident, they asked Hall to surrender. This is the first time that India has put a Pakistani diplomat's name in the "wanted" list or sought a red corner notice against one, the ToI report said q...

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