• 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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  • Pelosi attacks Trump's tax plan locally and overseas
Pelosi attacks Trump's tax plan locally and overseas

Based on the averages, the foundation says that Americans will spend more on taxes than they do on food, clothing and housing combined, paying some $5.2 trillion to keep government working. Adding all that together, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development found in a study previous year that the overall tax burden among Americans r...

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  • Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight
Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight

A seven-year-old Syrian girl has opened up about surviving the chemical attack that outraged the world. The US, UK and France could not "wait around" for an independent probe into the alleged chemical attack in Douma, and made a decision to bomb Syria based on reports and intelligence that cannot be revealed , the US State Department said.

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  • Death of former Trump adviser's father under investigation in Philadelphia
Death of former Trump adviser's father under investigation in Philadelphia

McMaster, recently replaced by former United Nations ambassador John Bolton-was receiving care at the facility after suffering a stroke. The Philadelphia medical examiner's office described to CBS 3 that McMaster's death was due to blunt impact trauma to his head.

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  • India's foreign policy done with level eyes: Modi
India's foreign policy done with level eyes: Modi

Modi had said. "If a person has a cycle, a person aspires a scooter". "We have also reduced the cost of medicines in India, medical treatments can now be avail in much lower cost and will introduce medical shops which will provide medicines in lower price", he said.

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  • CPI(M) conclave to debate fascism, tie-up with Congress
CPI(M) conclave to debate fascism, tie-up with Congress

It is shameful to see rape being used as weapon for communal polarization. Addressing the inaugural session, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said mobilizing secular and democratic forces was imperative to strengthen people's struggle for the realization of an alternative policy direction for the country.

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  • Gallery: SU campus community reacts to Theta Tau videos
Gallery: SU campus community reacts to Theta Tau videos

Before the oath, one of the men jokes that it's "Fuck black people, and fuck sp*cs, amen". Earlier Wednesday, Syracuse students demonstrated in front of the chancellor's building and the Theta Tau fraternity to demand the release of the videos after they were removed from Facebook .

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  • Early Voting For Primary Election Begins Today
Early Voting For Primary Election Begins Today

Early voting starts today across the state of North Carolina. Early voting ends on Saturday, May 5 at 1 p.m. Election Day is May 8. Documents that will allow the resident to register include items such as a utlility bill, bank statement, property tax statement, vehicle registration, or a drug prescription issued by a government doctor.

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  • Rohit Sharma blitz helps Mumbai Indians earn first win this season
Rohit Sharma blitz helps Mumbai Indians earn first win this season

Just after Mumbai Indians opened its account with a resounding win against Royal Challengers Bangalore , captain Rohit Sharma clarified he would like to stick to batting at No. But when de Kock and AB De Villiers fell in the same over to Mitchell McClenaghan, Bengaluru's hopes were dashed and they were never able to recover.

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  • Senate votes to allow babies on the floor following Sen. Duckworth's delivery
Senate votes to allow babies on the floor following Sen. Duckworth's delivery

No one objected to the legislation, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who scheduled the vote-but she did have to answer some rather hilarious questions about how Senator Duckworth would handle parenting in the Senate from largely male Senators who weren't used to having to consider babies at their place of work.

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