• Willow Creek pastor resigns following misconduct allegations
Willow Creek pastor resigns following misconduct allegations

Willow Creek hired a Chicago law firm to investigate the accusations against Hybels and found him innocent of any wrong doing. Hybels was cleared of misconduct in what was seen by some senior figures as a flawed investigation by the church.

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  • Democrats say no threats to Pruitt, urge oversight hearing on EPA spending
Democrats say no threats to Pruitt, urge oversight hearing on EPA spending

Gowdy's new letter also asks for more information on the $50-per-night condo that Pruitt leased from an EPA lobbyist's wife, saying Gowdy has questions about "whether ethics officials who reviewed the lease had access to all relevant information, and whether all applicable ethics rules were considered when those officials concluded the lease ag...

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  • Dozens Dead After Suspected Chemical Attack In Eastern Ghouta, Syria
Dozens Dead After Suspected Chemical Attack In Eastern Ghouta, Syria

Chemical Attacks in Syria: Were Chemical Weapons Used in Syria Before? Though formally a search and rescue group, their media presence is nearly entirely focused on advancing narratives favorable to Western government intervention in Syria, and claiming war crimes for which little to no proof exists.

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  • Japan, S.Korea agree to maintain pressure
Japan, S.Korea agree to maintain pressure

Kono arrived in South Korea late on Tuesday, on his first visit to the country since becoming foreign minister in August a year ago. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appears to have skipped the meeting as his attendance was not mentioned in the report .

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  • Airlines warned of possible Syria strike
Airlines warned of possible Syria strike

Worldwide chemical watchdog groups are on their way into Syria , but Lyons warned that it could be hard to find remnants of the alleged attack. The statement comes one day after the USA and Syria's key ally Russian Federation blocked each other's proposals for an independent investigation during a heated UN Security Council meeting.

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  • UEFA charge City manager Guardiola with 'improper conduct'
UEFA charge City manager Guardiola with 'improper conduct'

There was some merit to his complaints. During his post-match interview, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was pleased with his team's performance in the end but not happy with their first-half showing. "This wonderful goal that we served them on a plate". But it is also in keeping with Guardiola's three years at Bayern Munich where an unprecede...

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  • Four civilians, Army trooper killed in Kulgam, militants escape
Four civilians, Army trooper killed in Kulgam, militants escape

Witnesses and sources said the forces fired teargas and pellets to disperse the protesters who were trying to disrupt the anti-militancy operation but they didn't relent following which the Army opened fire, "They shot directly at the protesters, resulting in injuries to many of them", witnesses said.

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  • 'GET READY RUSSIA': Trump WARNS PUTIN 'Smart Missiles' Heading Towards Syria
'GET READY RUSSIA': Trump WARNS PUTIN 'Smart Missiles' Heading Towards Syria

The S&P 500 lost 15.37 points, or 0.58 per cent, to 2,641.5. "The situation in the world is becoming all the more chaotic". The dollar-denominated RTS index was down more than 11 percent, and the rouble-based MOEX Russian index fell by more than 9 percent, their lowest levels since September and November respectively.

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  • Russia vetoes US bid to form new Syria chemical weapons inquiry
Russia vetoes US bid to form new Syria chemical weapons inquiry

He called that body "a puppet in the hands of anti-Damascus forces". Before the UN Security Council failed on Tuesday to pass three separate resolutions on an alleged chemical attack in Eastern Ghouta, Vassily Nebenzia, Russia's ambassador to the UN, approached his United States colleague, shook her hand and kissed her once on each cheek, during ...

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  • Russian Federation nixes US-draft Security Council Syria resolution
Russian Federation nixes US-draft Security Council Syria resolution

The Douma incident has thrust Syria's conflict back to the forefront of the worldwide stage, pitting Washington and Moscow against each other once again. Pan-European air traffic control agency Eurocontrol warned airlines to exercise caution in the eastern Mediterranean due to the possible launch of air strikes into Syria in next 72 hours.

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  • Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'
Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'

With renewed USA military action seemingly imminent - and as Trump threatened that the USA missiles would be "nice and new and 'smart!'" - both Washington and Moscow raised the rhetorical stakes. "By telegraphing our punch so early, you give the Syrians the opportunity to harden themselves as a target and you give them the opportunity to have m...

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  • Security Council fails to adopt resolutions on chemical weapons use in Syria
Security Council fails to adopt resolutions on chemical weapons use in Syria

The US President tweeted: "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria ". Russian Federation has vetoed a US-drafted United Nations resolution that would have condemned last weekend's suspected gas attack near Damascus and established a new body to determine responsibility for Syrian chemical weapons attacks.

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  • Trump Wants People To Work For Their Welfare Check
Trump Wants People To Work For Their Welfare Check

The agencies have 90 days to submit a list of recommended policy and regulatory changes. "As part of our pledge to increase opportunities for those in need, the federal government must first enforce work requirements that are required by law".

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  • Rory will find it tough to recover from Masters, says Duval
Rory will find it tough to recover from Masters, says Duval

He is a member of the green jacket club forever. But once again McIlroy's putter cooled off and he fell flat when it mattered most. The hiatus left him feeling nostalgic during his walk to the 18th green. Unlike that showdown, where Reed was backed by a huge crowd chanting "USA, USA", McIlroy was the favorite among the final day crowd. Reed r...

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  • Israel strikes several Hamas targets in Gaza
Israel strikes several Hamas targets in Gaza

In response, the IDF said it had struck several targets belonging to Hamas' armed wing. According to the spokesman, around 3,080 people have been injured by Israeli gunfire since March 30 in Palestinian rallies demanding the right of return to refugees to their towns and villages in historical Palestine, from which they were driven in 1948 to mak...

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  • Airlines warned to avoid Mediterranean due to possible missile launches into Syria
Airlines warned to avoid Mediterranean due to possible missile launches into Syria

The tweet drew a quick response from Russia's Foreign Ministry. Russia's ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, told Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV station that any missiles fired at Syria would be shot down. State news agency RIA Novosti on Wednesday quoted Andrei Krasov, deputy chairman of the State Duma's defence committee, as saying that Russi...

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  • As US and China trade tariff barbs, others scoop up US soybeans
As US and China trade tariff barbs, others scoop up US soybeans

The big USA soybean sales come at a time when US shipments are traditionally costlier than newly harvested soybeans shipped from Brazil, the world's biggest exporter. USA neighbors Canada and Mexico are exempted from the tariffs , with Trump saying other countries could potentially receive similar exemptions if they can "ensure that their products...

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  • Raid on the Lawyer Sought Information of Trump on 'Access Hollywood' Tape
Raid on the Lawyer Sought Information of Trump on 'Access Hollywood' Tape

Michael Cohen's office, residence and hotel room were raided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, with the officials, among other items, seeking records pertaining to the tape , The New York Times reported Wednesday , but exactly what the officials were looking for was unclear.

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  • Burglars threaten doctor's family at his London home
Burglars threaten doctor's family at his London home

A "missing" poster shared by friends and family on Facebook identified the Thottapilly family members as 42-year-old Sandeep, 38-year-old Soumya, 12-year-old Siddhanty and 9-year-old Saachi. CHP was coordinating recovery efforts, but the vehicle hadn't been found by Tuesday afternoon. They were also checking to see if the vehicle was equipped with ...

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  • TJ Miller Arrested for Fake Bomb Threat
TJ Miller Arrested for Fake Bomb Threat

The former " Silicon Valley " actor and comedian was arrested in NY on Monday. Miller was busted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on charges that carry up to five years in prison in connection to the March 18 incident. The correct train was eventually stopped and inspected, and an attendant told investigators that Miller had seemed intoxica...

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  • As Russia warns against US strike, Trump threatens missiles
As Russia warns against US strike, Trump threatens missiles

In a tweet responding to the threat, President Trump said: "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria ". "You shouldn't be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills people and enjoys it!" he wrote. Despite the worldwide revulsion over chemical weapons attacks, the death toll from such incidents in Syria is only a fractio...

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  • Lack of progress on NC students' test scores called 'frustrating'
Lack of progress on NC students' test scores called 'frustrating'

Hispanic students' average scores were 25 points lower than white students and students eligible for free/reduced lunch had scores that were 25 points lower than students who weren't eligible. In 2017, Asian/Pacific Islander students had the highest average scale score (247), followed by white students (243), black students (219) and Hispanic stu...

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  • Warm and dry weather on Wednesday
Warm and dry weather on Wednesday

The front that sent heavy rain into the area yesterday has now moved south and dry air is moving in. Clouds will arrive late tomorrow or tomorrow night in advance of the next disturbance. A backdoor cold front will be stretched across New England on Saturday . We really need to get within a 60-hour window before we can be highly confident ...

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  • Israel Bars Entry of Dublin's Mayor Over BDS Ties
Israel Bars Entry of Dublin's Mayor Over BDS Ties

Interior minister Arieh Deri ordered an inquiry after Mr Mac Donncha announced he was in the West Bank city of Ramallah for a conference after landing at Israel's Ben-Gurion airport. Recent events in Gaza with the shooting of protesters by Israeli soldiers were reminiscent of Bloody Sunday in Derry, but on a larger scale, he said.

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  • The NRA received donations from Russian nationals
The NRA received donations from Russian nationals

Two previous exchanges of letters between Wyden and the NRA revealed that the gun group accepts donations from foreign entities and moves money between its various accounts. The NRA was Trump's biggest supporter, spending about $30 million on him during the campaign. Concerns about Russian NRA cash spurred as it became clear that Russia's Kreml...

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