• China holds live-fire drills in Taiwan Strait
China holds live-fire drills in Taiwan Strait

Chinese media had previously called the drill a "check" on Taiwanese independence. Taiwan cancelled a previously scheduled artillery drill, although this decision might have been made because the exercises concluded ahead of schedule. The American Institute in Taiwan, the de facto United States embassy, is opening a new office complex in Taipei t...

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  • Enable Midstream Partners LP (ENBL) Received Average Recommendation of
Enable Midstream Partners LP (ENBL) Received Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts

It has underperformed by 36.00% the S&P500. The company's quarterly revenue was up 31.3% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts expect that Enable Midstream Partners will post 0.93 EPS for the current fiscal year. Profund Advsr Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.05% in Waste Management, Inc. Trust Co Of Vermont increased Honeywe...

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  • Memphis loses $250000 in Tennessee payback bill for removing Confederates statues
Memphis loses $250000 in Tennessee payback bill for removing Confederates statues

The lone dissenting vote was from a Memphis Democrat , Sen. Initially, Memphis was denied a waiver by the state Historical Commission to remove the statues. "If you recall, back in December, Memphis did something that removed historical markers in the city". Democrats expressed sentiments of shame and disgust at their colleagues' cruel retalia...

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  • Germany: Merkel's party strikes cautious note on euro reform
Germany: Merkel's party strikes cautious note on euro reform

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends at the annual congress of the German Federal Association of Expellees (Bund der Vertriebenen) in Berlin , Germany, April 17, 2018. Macron was elected for French president a year ago with the promise of a comprehensive European Union reform. Chancellor Angela Merkel's party says the rights of Germany's ...

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  • Mecca Masjid Blast Verdict: Amit Shah demands apology from Congress
Mecca Masjid Blast Verdict: Amit Shah demands apology from Congress

He added that the transcript shows the mindset of Mr Gandhi towards Hindus who have been always taken for granted by the Congress . "Rahulji, Terror has no religion. "As far as the Prime Minister speaking in the Lok Sabha is considered, Rahul Gandhi will not be able to compete with him", state BJP general secretary Vijay Bahadur Pathak said.

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  • Weather this weekend in Upstate NY: Slowly improving with sunshine, warmer temperatures
Weather this weekend in Upstate NY: Slowly improving with sunshine, warmer temperatures

High pressure will take control of the weather across Upstate New York this weekend , resulting in sunny skies and some improvement in the temperatures. Friday and Saturday mornings will be quite cool with lows in the upper 40s and lower 50s. A couple clouds will dot otherwise sunny skies. Cool morning lows in the teens and low 20s are like...

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  • Syria chemical attack: Investigators allowed to visit site
Syria chemical attack: Investigators allowed to visit site

Now, the same intelligence is stating they are unsure that the highly toxic chemical compound was ever used. Those facts might point to one side or another, but the OPCW can not make any official conclusion about who the perpetrators were, at Douma or elsewhere.

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  • Massive power outage hits Puerto Rico
Massive power outage hits Puerto Rico

The agency said priority would be given to hospitals and t around 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, PREPA announced that several hospitals, including the cardiovascular center, the San Pablo hospital, the pediatric medical center and El Maestro hospital had power back.

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  • NY to Restore Voting Rights to Thousands of Ex-Felons
NY to Restore Voting Rights to Thousands of Ex-Felons

Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday he will sign an executive order allowing parolees to vote . Cuomo made the announcement at the annual convention of Rev. ME and Vermont already allow people to vote from prison. Donna Lieberman, the group's executive director, called it an "important step to strengthen our democracy".

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  • Cruz, O'Rourke race neck and neck
Cruz, O'Rourke race neck and neck

Democrats are counting on Trump's low approval ratings, historical trends and a raft of Republican retirements to make a bid for control of the House. He was rated favorably by 46 and unfavorably by 44 percent. On top of that, in the state's March primary Cruz won double the number of votes O'Rourke did, a sign that the congressman still has a long...

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  • Avengers: Infinity War reportedly starts with a major character's death
Avengers: Infinity War reportedly starts with a major character's death

Infinity War didn't already have a cast loaded with more talent than you could shake an Infinity Gauntlet at, they've just stacked the deck with more star-power. For those unfamiliar with that reference, in the books once the Mad Titan gets his hands on all of the Infinity Stones , he snaps his fingers and half of earth's population dies in a...

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  • California City REJECTS 'Sanctuary' Nightmare — WEST COAST REVOLT
California City REJECTS 'Sanctuary' Nightmare — WEST COAST REVOLT

The region of 3 million residents that borders Mexico joins neighboring Orange County and at least nine other Orange County cities that have passed anti-sanctuary resolutions or voted to support the lawsuit filed last month by President Donald Trump's administration.

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  • President Trump Plans Trip to MI
President Trump Plans Trip to MI

Not only did the President and first lady not attend the annual dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel, numerous news outlets that held glamorous after-parties ditched DC as well. This will be Trump's 11th rally in MI and his fifth rally in the Detroit area since he first began his race for presidency in June 2015. Instead the President will visit...

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  • Drug Overdose Deaths Benefit Organ Transplant Patients
Drug Overdose Deaths Benefit Organ Transplant Patients

According to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, a "record number of donor organs were recovered and transplants occurred for each of the four most common organs transplanted - kidney, liver, heart and lung" - in 2017. While overdose-death donors increased by 17 percent every year, donations from people who had died in traumatic inju...

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  • Pompeo nomination runs into more US Senate Democrat opposition
Pompeo nomination runs into more US Senate Democrat opposition

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker said Monday he planned to hold the committee vote on Pompeo's nomination next week, with a floor vote possible the week after that. "We'll see", said the committee's chairman, Sen. It also could take no action. Pompeo is having a tougher path as the nominee for secretary of state over ...

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  • Nugget of Knowledge: Tax day
Nugget of Knowledge: Tax day

The White House did not disclose why Trump needed more time to prepare his returns. The day, as defined by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation, "represents how long into the year Americans work before they have earned enough money to pay all federal, state, and local taxes for the year".

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  • Eight-year-old boy attacks other pupils at school with knife
Eight-year-old boy attacks other pupils at school with knife

Police are investigating a knife attack that injured three students at a school in Minnesota . The incident lasted around five minutes before it was stopped by "adult intervention", according to Interim Superintendent Bruce Watkins . "It's also possible that human services will become involved in some way". 'We are working with school support...

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  • Fresno State, investigating professor's Barbara Bush tweet, says tenure doesn't protect her
Fresno State, investigating professor's Barbara Bush tweet, says tenure doesn't protect her

Bush is probably really sad right now". She was no-doubt referring to Barbara Bush's son, George W. Bush, whose invasion of Iraq has been seen by some as having been based on false pretenses. "We share the deep concerns expressed by others over the personal comments made today by professor Randa Jarrar , a professor in the English Department a...

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  • Bernie Sanders' 'Cardi B is right' tweet is lighting up the internet
Bernie Sanders' 'Cardi B is right' tweet is lighting up the internet

The 25-year-old Latina from the Bronx has become the "it" girl of both music and social media, since her song "Bodak Yellow" came out in 2017 . Yup, in one of the weirdest hip-hop/politics cross-overs since Kid Rock pretended to run for Senate in MI past year, former democratic presidential candidate and notoriously lovable crank Vermont Sen.

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  • Kathua gangrape: President Kovind calls it a
Kathua gangrape: President Kovind calls it a "barbaric" incident

Jammu ( Jammu and Kashmir ) [India], Apr. 18 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday termed the crimes against children were "a deep concern for the humanity" and underlined the need for a firm resolve to provide safety to children.

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  • Parkland activist David Hogg calls for boycott of BlackRock and Vanguard
Parkland activist David Hogg calls for boycott of BlackRock and Vanguard

As of Friday, April 13, 27 companies had announced they would pull their advertising from the show, but one - Ace Hardware - announced it would resume its sponsorship of the Ingraham Angle, citing the "incomplete" information it had when it originally announced its withdrawal.

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  • San Antonio Spurs: 3 takeaways from Game 2 vs. Warriors
San Antonio Spurs: 3 takeaways from Game 2 vs. Warriors

They would like to win their first match in the playoffs this season as they host the Warriors for Game 3 on Friday. And that they did, too. Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs reacts after the Spurs defeat the Miami Heat 92-88 in Game One of the 2013 NBA Finals at AmericanAirlines Arena on June 6, 2013 in Miami, Florida.

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  • Theresa May Faces a New Brexit Challenge From the House of Lords
Theresa May Faces a New Brexit Challenge From the House of Lords

The government will ask parliament to approve the bill and a statement on the future relationship as a package, Baker said. Lords voted 348 to 225 in favour of looking again at the possibility of remaining in a customs union with the EU. Number 10 has ruled out remaining in the customs union, saying it would prevent the United Kingdom from signin...

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  • Tumbleweeds take over California town
Tumbleweeds take over California town

Victorville spokeswoman Sue Jones tells the Daily Press that as many as 150 homes were affected in a neighborhood that faces open desert. Residents in Victorville say it's unlike anything they've seen before, describing it as an "invasion" of tumbleweeds.

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  • Salman Khan extends warm welcome to Priyanka Chopra
Salman Khan extends warm welcome to Priyanka Chopra

The film in question is based on the life of Aisha Chaudhary - a little girl who despite suffering from pulmonary fibrosis at the ripe age of 13, faced life head-on, sharing what gave her a sense of hope and control through her book and inspiring many with her life-affirming talks on several platforms like INK Conference and TEDx.

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