• Famed LGBT rights lawyer burns himself to death in Prospect Park
Famed LGBT rights lawyer burns himself to death in Prospect Park

According to the New York Daily News , Buckel left a handwritten note at the scene, which said he'd self-immolated with fossil fuel in a protest against the environment's destruction. It had been left in a shopping cart a short distance from the site of Buckel's death. Police closed off a large patch of lawn as bewildered parkgoers began to st...

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  • Unnao rape case: BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh claims was in Kanpur
Unnao rape case: BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh claims was in Kanpur

The agency filed three FIRs late on Thursday over the 2017 rape and the victim's father's death in police custody. The rape and murder of eight-year-old Bakerwal girl has created a gigantic controversy in the state. In a shocking turn of events, the paternal uncle of the Unnao rape case survivor has today alleged that BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh S...

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  • Has Theresa May's 'grave' risk in Syria paid off?
Has Theresa May's 'grave' risk in Syria paid off?

May said the missile strike was created to minimise any civilian casualties and was not an attempt to change the Syrian government . "You are not only placing yourselves above worldwide law, but you are trying to re-write global law", Nebenzia said after the vote.

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  • Cavaliers split a pair of softball games
Cavaliers split a pair of softball games

Milledgeville 18, Aquin 7, 5 inn.: Ciara Miller hit for the cycle and drove in four runs in a road NUIC win for the Missiles. Senior Draven Sonnon led off the first with a double down the left field line. Almond, Reynolds, Lee, Sawyer Perkins, Isabel Valerio and Maggie McKearin all had hits in the inning and the Mounties committed three errors. ...

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  • Nine-year-old girl raped in Surat, body found with 86 injuries
Nine-year-old girl raped in Surat, body found with 86 injuries

Have announced reward of Rs 20,000 for anyone providing information about the victim or her family. The chargesheet also said before her head was bashed with a stone, one of the assailants - a police officer - had asked the killer to wait so he could rape the child for one last time.

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  • Ishrat Jahan case: Praneshs father dies in hospital
Ishrat Jahan case: Praneshs father dies in hospital

They were quizzed by a police team led by district police chief S Surendran . Pattanakad sub-inspector B Shajimon said the lorry driver reported the accident and the vehicle was released on Thursday. According to New Indian Express report, Pillai, whose son Pranesh Kumar Pillai alias Javed Sheikh was killed along with Ishrat Jahan in the encount...

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  • Exchange Happenings - April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
Exchange Happenings - April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Livable wages, flexible work schedules, access to high-quality early care, and letting parents know that "it's OK to ask for help" are key areas where improvements could be made, she said. "There are so many organizations throughout Chautauqua County that are working on it", Borrello said. "The whole school virtually shut down for a couple of day...

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  • Syria warned United States still 'locked and loaded'
Syria warned United States still 'locked and loaded'

The US State Department said the United States has proof at "a very high level of confidence" that the Syrian government carried out the attack but is still working to identify the mix of chemicals used. In May 2003, Bush stood on an aircraft carrier under a "Mission Accomplished" banner and said "major combat operations in Iraq have ended" - j...

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  • Chicago Reacts to Air Strikes In Syria
Chicago Reacts to Air Strikes In Syria

Trump ordered cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base nearly exactly one year ago following a chemical attack on civilians in the town of Khan Sheikhoun that the us blamed on Assad. Questions are also being raised by opposition politicians in all three countries that took part in the air strikes. Trump had also grown exasperated wi...

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  • Mehbooba Mufti requests J&K High Court to fast track Kathua rape case
Mehbooba Mufti requests J&K High Court to fast track Kathua rape case

Unnao and Kathua rape cases have enraged the entire country with people from all walks of life and from all parts of India nearly unanimously calling out for jsutice for the victims and harsh punishment for those found guilty. "The CBI investigation was demanded to find out and bring on surface as to who actually had started playing communal ca...

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  • Prince Moulay Rachid Represents King Mohammed VI at 29th Arab League Summit
Prince Moulay Rachid Represents King Mohammed VI at 29th Arab League Summit

Saudi Arabia's King Salman will chair Sunday's summit in the eastern city of Dhahran, home to Saudi Arabia's oil giant Aramco and 160 kilometres (100 miles) across the Gulf from Iran. The two regional titans, locked in proxy wars in Syria and in Saudi Arabia's southern neighbour Yemen, back opposing parties in Iraq and Lebanon. Last month the Sec...

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  • Myanmar govt repatriates 1st Rohingya family from 700000 refugees
Myanmar govt repatriates 1st Rohingya family from 700000 refugees

The United States and the United Nations have described the Burmese military operation as ethnic cleansing. Photos posted alongside the statement showed one man, two women, a young girl and a boy receiving the ID cards and getting health checks.

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  • Russia Condemns US Attacks on Syria in Strongly-Worded Threat
Russia Condemns US Attacks on Syria in Strongly-Worded Threat

CGTN's Jack Parrock explains, the strikes have re-ignited the war-of-words between Washington and Moscow . "It means the U.S. uses these rocket engines to launch their military satellites", he said. "Again, we are being threatened", Russia's ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, said in a statement. Tuesday: Nebenzia told the U.N. Securit...

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  • Syria, Russia and Iran condemn tripartite attack on Damascus
Syria, Russia and Iran condemn tripartite attack on Damascus

Russian Federation feels threatened by the USA decision to strike Syrian targets in retaliation for the alleged chemical attack in Douma on April 7, which Moscow believes was staged. "We used the normal deconfliction channel to deconflict airspace". Russia's ambassador to the U.S. warned that there would be consequences for the attacks early on...

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  • NY prosecutor recused from Michael Cohen probe
NY prosecutor recused from Michael Cohen probe

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein personally approved the raid, The New York Times reported . The White House remained defiant that the president has the power to directly fire Mueller - despite Justice Department regulations saying otherwise.

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  • Woman says cliff crash mom ran kids' 'boot camp'
Woman says cliff crash mom ran kids' 'boot camp'

Searchers also found items described as consistent with a family traveling on vacation and unspecified personal items that allowed officials to confirm that the vehicle seen plunging into the river was the Thottapilly's SUV. "The teams were unsuccessful in locating the vehicle". Earlier the authorities announced they were able to locate numerous it...

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  • What Ronaldo Told Buffon After UCL Drama
What Ronaldo Told Buffon After UCL Drama

Cristiano Ronaldo rescued Real Madrid from a shock Champions League exit as his injury-time penalty allowed the holders to edge out Juventus in the most dramatic of quarter-finals early yesterday, taking them through despite a 3-1 defeat.

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  • Vettel: Ferrari surprised by advantage over Mercedes
Vettel: Ferrari surprised by advantage over Mercedes

And while Ferrari will have been more than happy to feed off their rivals' misfortune, with wins for Vettel in the two opening rounds, their qualifying performance in Shanghai put daylight between the teams. "That would not be the right mindset", he said. I think the overnight changes that we did are working and made the auto a little bit bette...

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  • Carle High is not school for 'bad kids'
Carle High is not school for 'bad kids'

But some students can't afford to buy extra gear with school logos. The new security system requires all students and visitors who arrive at school later in the day to come through the building through the unlocked doors at the main entrance.

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  • Joint strikes on Syria violate United Nations charter: China
Joint strikes on Syria violate United Nations charter: China

The UN Security Council is now meeting at Russia's request to discuss air strikes launched by the United States, France and Britain on Syria in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack. The first draft penned by the United States which would have established a new investigative mechanism for one year, as well as identify those responsible fo...

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  • N. Korea Celebrates 106th Anniversary of Kim Il-sung's Birthday
N. Korea Celebrates 106th Anniversary of Kim Il-sung's Birthday

The delegation arrived just weeks after Kim made a surprise visit to Beijing and met Chinese President Xi Jinping, signalling an attempt by both leaders to shore up a key alliance ahead of a period of high-stakes diplomacy. Kim's recent trip to China was interpreted as a move to rally support from the North's closest ally before his planned summit ...

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  • Russian PM eyes USA goods as Moscow mulls response to sanctions
Russian PM eyes USA goods as Moscow mulls response to sanctions

The investigators, who are mandated to determine only if chemical weapons were used and not who used them, were expected to start their investigations into the Douma incident on Saturday, the Netherlands-based organization said . President Donald Trump warned Russian Federation on Wednesday to "get ready" for a missile attack on its ally Syri...

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  • U.S. would not attack Syria over gas attack allegations: Syrian lawmaker
U.S. would not attack Syria over gas attack allegations: Syrian lawmaker

Russian Federation has provided Assad with strong military backing. The White House also confirmed that Trump had spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron. On April 7, several media outlets, citing Syrian militants, accused Damascus of carrying out a chemical weapons attack in the city of Douma, located in Eastern Ghouta.

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  • Yogi Adityanath announces commission for Dalits
Yogi Adityanath announces commission for Dalits

Atul Singh and five other accused have been sent to jail, and the accused MLA has been sent to seven-day Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI ) custody. Previously the victim's father died in judicial custody nearly a week after he was reportedly thrashed by the MLA's brother and others. Citing a recent high court order, Surjewala said: "In a da...

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  • Unnao rape case: Zero tolerance against corruption, crime: Yogi Adityanath
Unnao rape case: Zero tolerance against corruption, crime: Yogi Adityanath

The MLA's counsel Satyendra Singh did not oppose the CBI's remand plea, saying, "We are willing to cooperate in the investigation". As he was produced before the court around 4pm, Sengar claimed he was innocent and reposed faith in the "judiciary and God".

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