• What is Next Now that the Teacher Walkout is Over?
What is Next Now that the Teacher Walkout is Over?

Priest said that lawmakers refused to "cross the finish line". Many who returned Friday to the Capitol said they disagreed with a decision to end the walkout, saying their mission was not finished. On Thursday, at least four more teachers entered races. She said 77 percent of the union's members doubted any more funding would come if the strike c...

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  • Veteran Mexican drug lord added to FBI's most wanted list
Veteran Mexican drug lord added to FBI's most wanted list

In a letter days after Mr. Caro Quintero's release , nine previous D.E.A. administrators said it had driven "a spike in the heart of Mexican-American bilateral drug enforcement efforts". "He showed tremendous courage to pursue the most violent drug traffickers, and it is because of his courage and his selflessness that we're not going to stop loo...

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  • Tornado watch issued for Wyandotte County
Tornado watch issued for Wyandotte County

According to the NWS, Wisconsin averages 23 tornadoes annually. "This tornado watch is deemed a Potentially Dangerous Situation watch so folks are urged to have a plan for shelter and be aware of any warnings issued for their locations", a National Weather Service statement says.

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  • Baez's bat flip has Pirates flipping out, wanting respect
Baez's bat flip has Pirates flipping out, wanting respect

Javier Baez is going to be himself. Follow our Facebook page to get updates on your news feed! "When I get in the box, I'm just going to (focus on) me and the pitcher and forget about everything else". A crowd of 40,144 packed Wrigley on another chilly day - the gametime temperature was 43 degrees - but the fans had very little to cheer about af...

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  • Father Arrested For Throwing His Own Daughter From Roof Of A House
Father Arrested For Throwing His Own Daughter From Roof Of A House

Steven Pladl, 45, asked to take Bennett Pladl, 7 months old, back to his home in Knightdale, telling his mother he and the baby were going to Skype with Katie Pladl - the baby's mother and Steven's biological daughter - that evening. "He said he killed his wife, he killed her father", the sobbing woman told a 911 dispatcher. They were released on b...

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  • Missing Santa Clarita Family's Personal Belongings Found In NorCal River
Missing Santa Clarita Family's Personal Belongings Found In NorCal River

On Thursday, authorities confirmed they found auto parts from a Honda vehicle and various personal items belonging to the family. Several items have been positively identified, by family members, as belonging to the Thottapilly family. On Tuesday and Wednesday, weather conditions in the area improved enough for a search team to enter the river on...

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  • Claim: Hospital, Police Block Alfie's Parents 'Legally' Removing Him
Claim: Hospital, Police Block Alfie's Parents 'Legally' Removing Him

Merseyside Police said on Thursday night that they were at the protest outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital and said access to the hospital was being disrupted. On Wednesday, High Court judge Mr Justice Hayden endorsed a plan put forward by Alder Hey doctors for withdrawing life-support treatment. Alfie's case has similarities to that of Briti...

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  • Teachers To Rally In Frankfort
Teachers To Rally In Frankfort

Tourism Cabinet officials declined to be interviewed on the record this week about the film incentive program, which lawmakers chose to continue against the governor's wishes in the budget bill they approved last week. A handful of other districts will be open for half of the day or are out for spring break. Fayette County Public Schools - the se...

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  • Beside every great woman is a great man
Beside every great woman is a great man

Her mother said the 26-year-old had received a letter for a job interview with the city. The victim's mother, who didn't wish to show her face on camera, says her daughter is a high school teacher and wants to keep her identity private.

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  • Paul Ryan and the Exodus of Republicans From Congress
Paul Ryan and the Exodus of Republicans From Congress

Speaker Paul Ryan suggested his House GOP colleagues would be foolish to oust him from his leadership post before the November elections because ... On the other side of the aisle, Wisconsin Democrats appear to have wind in their sails. Under his leadership, Republicans never tried to implement the deep cuts his budget called for, particularl...

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  • UN Secretary General: Cold War Resumed
UN Secretary General: Cold War Resumed

OPCW experts are now heading to the country for an independent probe. Meanwhile, Russia and the USA trade accusations over suspected chemical attack in Syria . The Council rejected a third text - also proposed by Russian Federation - which concerned the work of the fact-finding mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (O...

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  • Images of suspects released following Whangarei gunpoint robbery
Images of suspects released following Whangarei gunpoint robbery

Acting Detective Senior Sergeant Rob Huys says Police want to hear from anyone who saw a suspicious vehicle matching that description on the day of the robbery. Authorities suspected that Minore carried out similar tactics in his 2015 robberies and used a disposable phone to place his calls . Minore allegedly threatened the bank employees with...

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  • NCAN Hails Buhari's Acceptance Of Nigerians Call To SeekRe-election
NCAN Hails Buhari's Acceptance Of Nigerians Call To SeekRe-election

He said in a statement, "I am looking forward to a robust debate with the president on our respective visions to lead the country". The President recounted some successes of the administration to his guest, with whom he had built a deep friendship in recent times, and was quite particular about strides in agriculture.

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  • US, Russia communication line on incidents prevention is active,
US, Russia communication line on incidents prevention is active,

As the Kremlin spokesman specified, the communication through military channels between the Russian and U.S. armed forces on Syria is active. Opposition activists and rescuers say at least 40 people were killed. Russia, however, is shrugging it off, admonishing the United States president and saying that Russia doesn't do "Twitter diplomacy". The...

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  • States, Centre lock horns over 15th Finance Commission ToR
States, Centre lock horns over 15th Finance Commission ToR

To forge a unified stand against what they see as a lopsided parameter, finance ministers from Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and the Union Territory of Puducherry met this week. Female literacy rates in states like Kerala and Tamil Nadu are much higher than in states like Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. While Tamil Nadu did not participate in the ...

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  • PM Modi finally breaks silence, says 'our daughters will get justice'
PM Modi finally breaks silence, says 'our daughters will get justice'

The events that are discussed in the last two days are definitely embarrassing for any civilized society. "As a country, as a society we all are ashamed of it", the prime minister said. Frustrated with the alleged inaction and coercion from powerful people, the victim attempted self-immolation in front of Chief Minister Yogi Aditynath's residence o...

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  • Blizzard warning now covers much of Nebraska
Blizzard warning now covers much of Nebraska

Lincoln remained at a slight risk for severe weather Friday afternoon as forecasters expected thunderstorms to develop in southeast Nebraska. A storm system that will cool Denver by 40 degrees will bring some snow to the metro area, a far cry from the snowfall expected over the northeastern Plains.

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  • Rasmussen: More Americans think Mueller probe biased
Rasmussen: More Americans think Mueller probe biased

Trump certainly could declare Mueller, or anyone else in the executive branch, fired and then see what happens. US President Donald has the legal authority to fire special counsel Robert Mueller . Mark Meadows, a Trump ally, said he did not expect a purge. Trump said the raid was an attack on the nation, a disgrace, and a witch-hunt. "The pres...

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  • Meet the victor of $533 million Mega Millions jackpot in New Jersey
Meet the victor of $533 million Mega Millions jackpot in New Jersey

The announcement will come at a Friday morning news conference in Trenton. He said he first misread his chosen numbers on the lottery ticket, and only realized he won after looking at the numbers a second time. If the victor opts to take the $324 million in cash now rather than installments over 30 years, $149 million will go to taxes immediately...

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  • Dozens of Palestinians injured as protests enter third week
Dozens of Palestinians injured as protests enter third week

Merely getting across the fence, he said, would "terrify" the Israelis. Gaza health officials say at least nine Palestinians have been wounded in Friday's protest, the third of this scale in two weeks. Smaller groups moved closer to the fence, throwing stones, torching tires and burning large Israeli flags, US flags, as well as posters of Israe...

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  • British Ministers Back Action To Deter Syrian Chemical Weapon Use
British Ministers Back Action To Deter Syrian Chemical Weapon Use

Reports of the alleged attack first emerged on Saturday, when rebel-allied groups said an apparent chemical attack killed up to 70 people. Trump said on Twitter on Thursday that a possible military strike against Syria "could be very soon or not so soon at all".

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  • Swedish Academy head resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations at Nobel group
Swedish Academy head resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations at Nobel group

The 56-year old Swedish literature historian - the first female chief of the Academy, which selects the Nobel literature prize winners - said: "It is the Academy's wish that I leave my post as permanent secretary". The Swedish Academy, which comes under the direct patronage of the Swedish king, is traditionally very discreet, with its meetings and ...

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  • Punjab Govt seeks Sidhu's conviction
Punjab Govt seeks Sidhu's conviction

Interestingly, present chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh was also at the helm in 2006 when the state government took a stand against Sidhu in the HC which convicted him. Contrary to the trial court conclusion, the State Government argued that it was wrong to suggest that the victim died due to cardiac arrest and not due to brain hemorrhage du...

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  • 'Creator' of Novichok Says 'Only an Idiot' Would've Used It in Salisbury
'Creator' of Novichok Says 'Only an Idiot' Would've Used It in Salisbury

The UK says it has intelligence indicating that within the last decade, Russian Federation has investigated ways of delivering nerve agents probably for assassination - and as part of this programme produced and stockpiled small quantities of Novichoks.

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  • Russian Federation says Syrian government now in control of rebel town
Russian Federation says Syrian government now in control of rebel town

The U.S. now has blood and urine samples from last Saturday's deadly attack in Syria that have tested positive for chemical weapons, according to two U.S. Trump will reportedly warn Russian Federation before the strike, but does Putin trust him? The U.S. and its allies have threatened to take military action in response to an alleged chemical ...

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