• Missiles shot down by Syrian air defences: state media
Missiles shot down by Syrian air defences: state media

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad is said to be in a "good mood" despite the recent airstrikes on his chemical warfare plants. Iranian military forces, however, are already entrenching themselves in Syrian bases within striking distance of Israeli towns.

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  • Judge sets Friday hearing in Stormy Daniels case
Judge sets Friday hearing in Stormy Daniels case

The sketch has faced some ridicule after social media users pointed out the man in the picture resembles National Football League quarterback Tom Brady. Trump has largely remained quiet on the subject, although he told reporters earlier this month that he did not know about the payment to Daniels. "A guy walked up to me and said to me, 'Leave Tru...

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  • OPCW says experts will only deploy to Douma if given 'unhindered access'
OPCW says experts will only deploy to Douma if given 'unhindered access'

Russia's military says a Syrian security employee was wounded in an attack on a United Nations team as it was on a security mission to the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack just outside Damascus . "In order to do that, Russian Federation has asked this council to focus its attention on the one part of Syria where the Assad regime isn...

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  • Congress Using Terms Like 'Saffron Terror' Shameful: Amit Shah
Congress Using Terms Like 'Saffron Terror' Shameful: Amit Shah

Eshwarappa, who was the Deputy Chief Minister in the BJP's first government in the state from 2008 to 2013, will be contesting from the seat for the sixth time. Mr Shah held a brief meeting with state leaders at his Bengaluru residence situated at Chalukya Circle here on Wednesday and reportedly expressed his displeasure over the fact that the ...

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  • Russia: White House says no new sanctions for now
Russia: White House says no new sanctions for now

Trump was not more specific on possible sanctions while speaking on April 18 during a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Trump's reversal once again raises questions about his affinity for Russian Federation despite Moscow's meddling in the 2016 United States election, its alleged us...

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  • Germany's Merkel to visit Trump later this month
Germany's Merkel to visit Trump later this month

Merkel last visited the White House a year ago, holding a testy news conference with the USA leader. The Eurozone leaders are working on reforms to protect the single currency area more effectively than possible crises, and to give new power to the European idea in times of spreading anti-European sentiment on the continent, including Brexit.

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  • Smoke from northwest Oklahoma wildfires Wednesday may move into Oklahoma City
Smoke from northwest Oklahoma wildfires Wednesday may move into Oklahoma City

Highest winds are forecast for north of US Highway 412. A lot of transportation issues right now. "As bad as it is going to be today, we anticipate tomorrow being worse", Oklahoma Forestry Services spokeswoman Shawna Hartman told the Associated Press.

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  • Deming, New Mexico serviceman was a passenger on Southwest Airlines flight
Deming, New Mexico serviceman was a passenger on Southwest Airlines flight

Spokesman James Garrow of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health said Wednesday evening that Riordan's death was ruled accidental. Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 was forced to make an emergency landing Tuesday after suffering major engine failure .

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  • BJP ministers quit ahead of Cabinet rejig in J&K
BJP ministers quit ahead of Cabinet rejig in J&K

Condemning the brutal incident, Mr Javadekar said two of its ministers in the J&K government have resigned following the controversy. BJP leaders admit the party was slow to see how local sentiments were spiralling out of control but argue the two ministers who had to quit for supporting protests in favour of accused had actually been instructed ...

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  • Terrorist attack foiled as Israel prepares for Independence Day celebrations
Terrorist attack foiled as Israel prepares for Independence Day celebrations

Ali Akbar Velayati, foreign policy adviser to Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, threatened a response. In February, Israel shot down what it says was an Iranian drone, launched from Syria, carrying explosives aimed at an Israeli target.

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  • Cohen drops libel suits over publication of Trump dossier
Cohen drops libel suits over publication of Trump dossier

Cohen's attorney, David Schwartz, told iMediaEthics by e-mail, "The decision to voluntarily discontinue these cases was a hard one. But given the events that have unfolded, and the time, attention, and resources needed to prosecute these matters, we have dismissed the matters, despite their merits", Schwartz said.

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  • Inhumanity at its best; Man rapes daughter with two friends in Sitapur
Inhumanity at its best; Man rapes daughter with two friends in Sitapur

The incident happened on April 15, cops said. On April 15, the man took his daughter to a fair, an annual feature in Kamlapur, around 70km from state capital Lucknow . She finally managed to escape from there on Monday morning and immediately rushed to her mother to tell her the entire ordeal. In November a year ago, the woman's father was acc...

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  • Diaz-Canel becomes Cuba's new president
Diaz-Canel becomes Cuba's new president

The 86-year-old Castro will remain head of the Communist Party, designated by the Constitution as "the superior guiding force of society and the state". Diaz-Canel gained prominence in central Villa Clara province as the top Communist Party official, a post equivalent to governor. There, people described him as a hard-working, modest-living techn...

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  • CAF CC: Akwa United Coach rues painful exit
CAF CC: Akwa United Coach rues painful exit

They'd already been eliminated from the CAF Champions League in the First Round, and were up against it after being pitted against Moroccan giants Raja Casablanca and losing the first leg 2-0 at home. The Rwanda league champions who were knocked out of the CAF Champions League by Denis Onyango's Mamelodi Sundowns had won the first leg in Kigali 3...

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  • Antonio Conte admits Manchester City could dominate English football
Antonio Conte admits Manchester City could dominate English football

City's march to the title and their League Cup triumph in February has been offset by a shock FA Cup exit to Wigan Athletic and the 5-1 aggregate defeat by Liverpool in the Champions League quarter-finals. " Manchester City is one club that can continue to dominate, to win, not only in England but also to fight for the Champions League". 'Th...

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  • Houston Emergency Operator Gets Time in Prison, Probation for Dropping Calls
Houston Emergency Operator Gets Time in Prison, Probation for Dropping Calls

The manager in charge of the 911 operators said Williams was an anomaly and other operators did not hang up on people in need. Prosecutors revealed that among the calls ignored by Williams were two potentially fatal - a violent robber and a street race in an area where several persons lost their lives over the past year.

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  • United Kingdom watchdog opens seven probes into RT reporting on Salisbury attack
United Kingdom watchdog opens seven probes into RT reporting on Salisbury attack

Ofcom said its seven new investigations into RT involved the "due impartiality of news and current affairs programmes", saying fresh concerns had arisen following the Salisbury poisoning case. However, Ofcom is already investigating whether the programme breached rules on accuracy after tweets were read out during the inaugural broadcast on 16 No...

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  • Louis City and County ranked 29th most polluted
Louis City and County ranked 29th most polluted

This marks the 19th year that the "State of the Air" report has been issued, and the 19th time Allegheny County has received an F grade for particle pollution. The unhealthy days do not represent that the source of the pollution originates in that specific county. Cleaning-burning vehicles and restrictions on wood burning have improved Bay Area...

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  • Japan finance official quits over alleged sexual misconduct
Japan finance official quits over alleged sexual misconduct

In the alleged conversation, the man described as Fukuda in the article says "I want to kiss you" and repeatedly asks questions such as, "Can I touch your breasts?" and "Can I tie your hands?" The news conference came after Junichi Fukuda, the highest-ranked bureaucrat at the ministry, announced his intention to step down as the administrative vi...

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  • European Union ups pressure on exemption from Trump's steel tariffs
European Union ups pressure on exemption from Trump's steel tariffs

President Trump announced earlier this month that his administration would impose steep tariffs on Chinese imports worth 50 billion US dollars for what he alleged "unfair trade practice leading to a huge trade surplus". But she insisted the bloc would not discuss United States trade issues "under pressure, under threat", adding the tariffs were in ...

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  • Prince Charles will run Commonwealth: PM
Prince Charles will run Commonwealth: PM

Downing Street earlier said a decision on whether Charles should succeed his mother as Commonwealth head was expected from the heads of the member states on Friday while media reports suggest the mood was that Charles will get their backing.

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  • AfriForum standing its ground in prosecuting Malema, despite his anger
AfriForum standing its ground in prosecuting Malema, despite his anger

You have to firstly check your security and make sure that you are...whatever that you're going to do or say will be of importance so we have never, ever contacted them", she said. Malema said on Thursday he was unafraid of the charges being revived. AfriForum says due to the NPA's failure to act further, it had sent the NPA a letter demanding ...

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  • 2 years after Prince's death, prosecutor to update probe
2 years after Prince's death, prosecutor to update probe

And at Paisley Park in Chanhassen, there will be a four-day celebration of Prince's life starting tomorrow. The concentration of fentanyl in Prince's blood was 67.8 micrograms per liter, which outside experts called "exceedingly high". Just six days before he died, Prince passed out on a plane, and an emergency stop was made in Moline, Illino...

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  • Ugandan President Bans Oral Sex, Says 'The Mouth is for Eating'
Ugandan President Bans Oral Sex, Says 'The Mouth is for Eating'

In this situation, though, we highly doubt that President Museveni has suddenly become concerned about protecting men from oropharyngeal cancer. In 2014, he signed a short-lived anti-homosexuality act that made it illegal for someone not to report another person for being gay, putting the friends and family members of LGBT people at risk of break...

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  • A tough Boston Marathon produces unlikely but likeable stars
A tough Boston Marathon produces unlikely but likeable stars

Price caught the running bug during his freshmen year at Spotswood High School though he did not begin running distance races until senior year. She said that 'I'm OK with the bad weather . Holmes said he hopes to return to campus with enough time to enjoy some of the Diadeloso festivities, and will continue to train for the 2019 Boston Marathon t...

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