• Jenna Bush Hager on grandmother Barbara Bush: 'She's a fighter'
Jenna Bush Hager on grandmother Barbara Bush: 'She's a fighter'

Bush released a statement, confirming after a "recent series of hospitalizations", she has decided against seeking additional medical help. "She's a fighter. "She's with my grandpa, the man she's loved for over 73 years", said Hager. "I'm not sure God will recognize me; I have so many new body parts!" she joked.

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  • India offers soybean exports to China amid trade war with US
India offers soybean exports to China amid trade war with US

China's first-quarter exports to the USA rose 14.8 percent from a year earlier, despite a 5.6 percent drop in March. That produced an unexpected trade deficit of $4.98 billion for the month, but such shortfalls are not uncommon for China early in the year, again likely due to holiday distortions.

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  • Sean Hannity Named As Donald Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen's Mystery Third Client
Sean Hannity Named As Donald Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen's Mystery Third Client

Cohen is being investigated for possible bank fraud and campaign finance violations, The Washington Post reported, citing an unnamed source. It's unclear how today's revelation will affect Hannity's coverage of Trump and Cohen going forward.

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  • Tory immigration minister clueless about Windrush deportations
Tory immigration minister clueless about Windrush deportations

Tighter immigration rules have affected a proportion of these people who are now being classified as illegal immigrants, meaning they have lost their right to work or to claim health care ( The Guardian ). A letter to the prime minister, co-ordinated by Labour's David Lammy, called for a "swift resolution of this growing crisis". Lammy, chair o...

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  • Ant given driving ban and fine after pleading guilty to drink-driving
Ant given driving ban and fine after pleading guilty to drink-driving

The judge said: "You were a man of good character. you have lost that good character". In a statement, read by his lawyer, the TV presenter apologised for his actions and said he was "ashamed and mortified" by what he had done. He is now undergoing treatment for his alcohol issues. He continued: "He is doing everything he can so this never happ...

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  • Macron's decision to hit Syria sparks debate in France
Macron's decision to hit Syria sparks debate in France

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a meeting as part of the joint airstrike operation by the British, French and USA militaries in this picture obtained on April 14, 2018 via social media. "I am not saying that the attacks ... solved all problems but compared to the alternative to do nothing, this was the right thing to do". Inspectors fo...

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  • United States to impose sanctions on Russian Federation in wake of Syrian chemical attack
United States to impose sanctions on Russian Federation in wake of Syrian chemical attack

In a separate interview, Haley told CBS News that new sanctions against Russian Federation, which has forces in Syria supporting the Assad regime, would be announced Monday that would "go directly to any sort of companies that were dealing with equipment related to Assad and chemical weapons use".

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  • Binghamton University student killed in campus stabbing
Binghamton University student killed in campus stabbing

The 19-year-old victim could not be saved. Several people have been interviewed overnight by investigators from multiple agencies, university officials said. Souza's suitemates at Windham Hall have been relocated to other rooms. The stabbing took place in Windham Hall, according to a local news report that cites a Binghamton University aler...

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  • More Dorset children get their first choice primary school
More Dorset children get their first choice primary school

Condemning the incident and calling it a serious betrayal of ethical and moral conduct, the education minister said that the ministry would extend full support to redress the trauma that the students maybe going through. Book a tour of the school , speak to the headteacher about any concerns you have and also speak to parents whose children ...

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  • Syria air strikes: United Kingdom confident of successful mission, says PM
Syria air strikes: United Kingdom confident of successful mission, says PM

The rising tension over the Douma attack demonstrates the volatile nature of the Syrian civil war, which started in March 2011 as an anti-Assad uprising but is now a proxy conflict involving a number of world and regional powers and a myriad of insurgent groups.

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  • Police to provide update on McArthur case this morning
Police to provide update on McArthur case this morning

Police have said they plan to search at least 70 more properties where they believe McArthur, a self-employed landscaper, worked. He said Kanagaratnam arrived from Sri Lanka in 2010 and was not on file as missing in Canada . Esen, 44, of Toronto, vanished from the city's gay village on April 14, 2017. Five months later, police charged McArthur wit...

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  • USA pastor held in Turkey for his Christian faith, lawyer says
USA pastor held in Turkey for his Christian faith, lawyer says

He was arrested in October 2016 while running the Resurrection Church in the western city of Izmir. Andrew Brunson, of Black Mountain, N.C., has spent 23 years living in Turkey with his wife, daughter and two sons. But Bozdag insisted Turkey's longstanding opposition to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had not changed. In an inter...

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  • Armenians protest leader's plan to stay in power as prime minister
Armenians protest leader's plan to stay in power as prime minister

During the rallies, dozens were injured, including opposition leader Nikol Pashinian - who called the protests - and a number of police officers. The Republican Party's decision-making council unexpectedly met in Tsaghkadzor, a resort town 60 km northeast of the capital, to make the decision.

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  • Messaging App 'Telegram' Has Been Banned In Russia
Messaging App 'Telegram' Has Been Banned In Russia

The app, just like other messaging apps like WhatsApp , is known for its security with its encrypted messages that prevents messages from being read even if they are intercepted. The Russian telecommunications watchdog has issued an order to internet providers restricting access to web resources used by Telegram messenger, which lost a court bat...

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  • UK PM May: British forces conduct targeted strike against Syria
UK PM May: British forces conduct targeted strike against Syria

May reiterated that Britain made use of every possible diplomatic means to stop the use of chemical weapons, but there was no response and "so there is no practicable alternative to the use of force to degrade and deter the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime".

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  • Russian Federation may have tampered with chemical attack site, United States envoy says
Russian Federation may have tampered with chemical attack site, United States envoy says

US Ambassador Nikki Haley has indicated new economic sanctions will be announced today against Russian Federation for enabling the government of Syrian leader Bashar Assad to continue using chemical weapons. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on U.S. television on April 15 that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin would announce ...

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  • 7 inmates killed, 17 others injured in SC prison brawl
7 inmates killed, 17 others injured in SC prison brawl

Seven prison inmates have died following hours of fighting inside a maximum security prison in SC. He said 17 of the injured required medical attention outside the prison. Lee is a maximum-security prison that houses 1,600 inmates, including some of the state's most violent offenders, reports the State. Two officers were stabbed there in a 2015 f...

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  • Inmates Killed, 17 Injured During Incident at Lee Correctional
Inmates Killed, 17 Injured During Incident at Lee Correctional

The fighting began at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville at 7:15 p.m. ET Sunday. One of South Carolina's most unsafe prisons was secured early Monday after a "mass casualty incident" involving multiple inmates at several housing units, officials said.

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  • Comey says Trump 'morally unfit' for office
Comey says Trump 'morally unfit' for office

Did Donald Trump consort with a golden shower of prostitutes in a Moscow hotel? Asked about Trump's use last week of the words "slime ball" to describe Comey, Ryan said: "I don't use words like that". However he insisted he would have still sent the letter to congress which announced the FBI was re-opening investigations into Mrs Clinton's e...

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  • IMD predicts normal monsoon, forecasts 97 per cent rainfall
IMD predicts normal monsoon, forecasts 97 per cent rainfall

IMD's forecast of 97% rainfall comes with a model error of (plus-minus) 5%. Monsoon in 2017 recorded below normal rains. India's weather office defines average, or normal, rainfall as between 96 percent and 104 percent of a 50-year average of 89 cms for the entire four-month season beginning June.

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  • Congress President Begins His 3 Day Visit To Uttar Pradesh
Congress President Begins His 3 Day Visit To Uttar Pradesh

File image of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. He is the lone zila panchayat president Congress has in the entire state. While observing the 127 birth anniversary of the Father of the Indian Constitution, local Dalit residents prevented BJP MLAs and the party's president from the Etah district from laying flowers at BR Ambedkar's statue on Saturd...

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  • DUP backs Theresa May's decision to authorise air strikes in Syria
DUP backs Theresa May's decision to authorise air strikes in Syria

Shortly after the military strikes were launched, Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon said United Kingdom foreign policy should be set by Parliament and not Donald Trump after the U.S., United Kingdom and France bombed targets in Syria .

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  • California woman who drove family off cliff was drunk: sheriff
California woman who drove family off cliff was drunk: sheriff

All eight are presumed dead, police said. The vehicle appears to have left a highway for a dirt turnout, then accelerated on that turnout for about 70 feet until it went off the cliff , authorities said, citing data from the vehicle's software and air bag module.

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  • Woolworths supermarkets hit by IT outage
Woolworths supermarkets hit by IT outage

Social media posts indicate stores impacted locally include Walkerston and Caneland Central. "We were all queued up at the checkout and we were told to leave due to a power outage and I just spent an hour doing my groceries", she said. Woolworth's haven't made a statement yet, but they are replying to tweets explaining that registers " are now ba...

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  • Britain denies Russian claims that it staged Syria chemical attack
Britain denies Russian claims that it staged Syria chemical attack

The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said in a brief statement after Trump met with Mattis and other members of his National Security Council: "No final decision has been made". Meanwhile, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) says experts are travelling to Syria and will start investigations on Satur...

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