• Kendrick Lamar Becomes First Rapper to Win a Pulitzer Prize
Kendrick Lamar Becomes First Rapper to Win a Pulitzer Prize

Congratulations to the Rapper for revolutionising the music scene and creating a difference! In addition to winning the Pulitzer for music , DAMN received the NAACP Image Awards for outstanding album, and a Grammy for Best Rap Album .

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  • KY Commissioner Of Education Resigns
KY Commissioner Of Education Resigns

Matt Bevin announced Tourism Cabinet Secretary Don Parkinson will be taking over as interim secretary of Kentucky's Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. He has held our district accountable and worked alongside us to help implement action plans to increase student learning. But the same lawmakers declined to provide funding for charter scho...

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  • Saudi renews offer to deploy troops to Syria
Saudi renews offer to deploy troops to Syria

President Trump has asked several Gulf states to pay up to stabilize the region in the wake of ISIS's defeat. The White House recently increased the tone in willingness to withdraw from Syria, as the Trump administration said staying in Syria comes at a high cost for the USA and that US allies should take more responsibility in the war-torn coun...

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  • Police search for suspect in deadly shooting at Las Vegas park
Police search for suspect in deadly shooting at Las Vegas park

He is considered armed and extremely risky. As for a possible motive, Plummer said, the suspect was a "disgruntled employee, a prime case of workplace violence where somebody was not happy with his condition and he resorted in violence to deal with an issue he was personally having".

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  • ACM Awards Pay Homage to Vegas Shooting Victims
ACM Awards Pay Homage to Vegas Shooting Victims

Didn't watch? Here's what you missed. "Thank you, guys, so much for sharing my broken heart with me", Lambert said onstage, standing with " Tin Man " co-writers Jack Ingram and Jon Randall. Miranda has been a little unlucky in love, having gone through a divorce in 2015 from then husband Blake Shelton , and a more recent break-up from ex boy...

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  • 14-year-old girl allegedly raped by relative in UP found pregnant
14-year-old girl allegedly raped by relative in UP found pregnant

The little girl went missing during the garland exchange ceremony even as her parents were on the lookout for her. "The victim and accused hailed from the same village, and probably he lured the victim while her parents, guests and others were busy during the wedding ceremony", TOI quoted an official source as saying.

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  • UK government apologises for 'appalling' treatment of Caribbean immigrants
UK government apologises for 'appalling' treatment of Caribbean immigrants

The plight of legal residents wrongly identified as living in Britain illegally has erupted as the country hosts leaders from the 53-nation Commonwealth of the United Kingdom and its former colonies. More than 140 MPs have signed a letter calling on May to resolve an anomaly that means many people who immigrated as children between 1948 and 197...

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  • Canada closes out 2018 Commonwealth Games with silver in men's basketball
Canada closes out 2018 Commonwealth Games with silver in men's basketball

The Closing Ceremony failed to deliver the same ratings as its opening counterpart, drawing in 1.14 million metro viewers compared to the two million-plus who tuned in for the Opening Ceremony. Griggs also released a statement on Twitter claiming they were unaware athletes would not feature in the broadcast, that there "was no TV rehearsal", and if...

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  • Commonwealth Games 2018: Chairman Peter Beattie admits 'We got it wrong'
Commonwealth Games 2018: Chairman Peter Beattie admits 'We got it wrong'

When people in wheelchairs get kicked off airlines, kicked off facilities, when they're not getting access to education, when they are issues with employment, I will fire up and grab everyone along with me. the athletes were sent in and the cameras were there, they were tested in rehearsal, we saw it on the big screen". "I'm furious. Actually, wr...

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  • Police videos released in Stephon Clark shooting
Police videos released in Stephon Clark shooting

Clark , 22, was standing in his grandmother's yard when he was shot eight times by police on March 18 , after officers responded to reports of a vehicle vandal. He continues to walk around Clark's body, focusing his flashlight on it for a few seconds. The corresponding video of the muted time frame from the female officer who was with him was not ...

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  • Donald Trump has 'direct talks with North Korea at EXTREMELY high levels'
Donald Trump has 'direct talks with North Korea at EXTREMELY high levels'

The threat posed by North Korea's nuclear program was underscored the last time the leaders met at Mar-a-Lago, in February 2017. "Not allowing North Korea to threaten the USA just means that we remain committed to achieving the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", a White House official said .

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  • Israel Reveals Details on Iranian Presence in Syria
Israel Reveals Details on Iranian Presence in Syria

Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen have shot and killed two guards at an outpost along the country's southeastern border with Pakistan. Israel released details on Tuesday about what it described as an Iranian "air force" deployed in neighboring Syria, including civilian planes suspected of transferring arms, a signal that these could ...

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  • Bertucci's Bankruptcy: Pizza Chain to Close Locations, File Chapter 11
Bertucci's Bankruptcy: Pizza Chain to Close Locations, File Chapter 11

Bertucci's , an Italian-restaurant chain with locations across the East Coast, has filed for bankruptcy protection according to a company release. While reports say the majority of locations will stay open, the Chapter 11 filing - which was completed in DE - has already led to the closing of several stores.

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  • May wants Nigeria, Commonwealth nations to embrace homosexuality
May wants Nigeria, Commonwealth nations to embrace homosexuality

She added that she's aware her country put these laws into place years ago, but they were wrong then, she said. "They were wrong then, and they are wrong now". The post "Nobody Should Face Discrimination Or Persecution For Being A Gay Or Lesbian"- British Prime Minister Tells President To Legalise Same-Sex Marriage appeared first on Happenings I...

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  • NK leader says Chinese artists' visit will help strengthen ties
NK leader says Chinese artists' visit will help strengthen ties

Kim, according to South Korean interlocutors, has said that in exchange for giving up his nuclear weapons, he would request a USA affirmation that it would not attack or invade North Korea and will provide a security guarantee, as well as a promise to work toward normalized ties.

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  • Starbucks Arrests Incite Outrage in Black Community
Starbucks Arrests Incite Outrage in Black Community

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, who met with Johnson on Monday, said the city will review its guidelines on how to respond to future requests for police assistance. The company's CEO, Kevin Johnson , was in Philadelphia on Monday to meet with the two men and apologize in person, a Starbucks spokesperson told CBS Philadelphia .

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  • Hart family left shortly after child services visited, neighbor told agency
Hart family left shortly after child services visited, neighbor told agency

Police previously announced they believed Hart drove the auto off of the cliff intentionally. Jennifer and Sarah Hart were white; their adoptive children were black. A specialized team of accident investigators is trying to figure that out with help from the FBI, Carpenter said. The bodies may have been swept away by the ocean.

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  • TNReady Testing Delayed in Rutherford County for Second Day
TNReady Testing Delayed in Rutherford County for Second Day

However, the attacker may take these same steps again, and Questar is actively working on further reinforcements, including notifying authorities. "We need to try to get back on track", he said. CST when students could not log on or submit their tests. Additionally, The Tennessean reported Knox County, Williamson County and Wilson County scho...

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  • Barcelona eye £60m Martial deal as Manchester United talks stall
Barcelona eye £60m Martial deal as Manchester United talks stall

On Tuesday, the Italian newspaper have a lengthy article on the Frenchman's situation at Old Trafford, and what appeared to be a mere rumour at first appears to be veering towards a cold reality: the 22-year-old could very well leave. Bayern are reportedly keen to bring the former Monaco striker to Germany as the long-term heir to their ageing wing...

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  • Senators Propose Legislation To Update Authorities Used To Fight Terror Abroad
Senators Propose Legislation To Update Authorities Used To Fight Terror Abroad

Since then, Congress has passed roughly a dozen AUMFs , according to the Congressional Research Service. "For as long as I have helped lead the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, beginning as ranking member in 2013, we have been engaged in a discussion over the 2001 AUMF, which provides the legal authority necessary to fight terror overseas", s...

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  • Tax Day 2018: Big Banks Already Reaping Huge Benefits From Trump's Plan
Tax Day 2018: Big Banks Already Reaping Huge Benefits From Trump's Plan

With just 12 hours before Tuesday's deadline for filing federal, state and local income taxes, Wood County Indivisible marked the day demonstrating in front of the Parkersburg office of U.S. Other big banks, including Wells Fargo , Citigroup , J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs , all filed quarterly earnings reports over the last few days that best...

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  • Eurocontrol warns airlines of possible Syria missile strike
Eurocontrol warns airlines of possible Syria missile strike

A Ryanair spokesman said the budget airline's flights are "operating normally". Aviation regulators have been stepping up monitoring of conflict zones since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed by a surface-to-air missile over Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 people on board.

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  • United Kingdom says Skripals were poisoned in liquid form
United Kingdom says Skripals were poisoned in liquid form

Skripal, 66, a former colonel in Russia's military intelligence who betrayed dozens of agents to Britain's MI6 foreign spy service, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found unconscious on a bench in the cathedral city of Salisbury on March 4.

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  • Big Reward Now Offered for Info on Lois Riess
Big Reward Now Offered for Info on Lois Riess

Police say Riess is considered armed and extremely risky, despite her age and appearance. Anyone who sees her is advised to call 911. Riess has no criminal record, according to authorities. Riess stole Hutchinson's auto, which has been seen in Louisiana and Texas. Marceno said Hutchinson's auto had been spotted in Louisiana and around Corpus Chri...

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  • Sandy Hook parents have just hit Alex Jones with defamation lawsuits
Sandy Hook parents have just hit Alex Jones with defamation lawsuits

The parents are seeking $1 million in damages from Jones and his company Infowars and Free Speech Systems LLC. Noah Pozner and Jesse Lewis were in separate classrooms. The two lawsuits filed on Monday in Travis County, Texas, where Jones resides, are likely the first defamation cases concerning Sandy Hook brought against Jones, who has called t...

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