• I-70 reopens in western Colorado after being shut down by wildfire
I-70 reopens in western Colorado after being shut down by wildfire

Several fire departments continue to battle a blaze in the Horsethief Canyon State Wildlife Area. The sheriff's office says a helicopter is making water drops to help fight the fire. The early reports indicated that 10 structures had burned, but officials have revised that to 23 residences, with 7 of them being unoccupied. The fire has destroye...

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  • 1 injured in Florida high school shooting
1 injured in Florida high school shooting

The injured student was taken to a local hospital for treatment. A spokesman for the school now says the student was shot in the ankle. In Washington, students from area high schools planned to rally at the White House on Friday and march on Congress to demand action on gun control from legislators.

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  • When Abhay Deol drove for 2 hours for NANU KI JAANU
When Abhay Deol drove for 2 hours for NANU KI JAANU

But, that was not the case in NANU KI JAANU . Other than the fact that the very title of the film brings a smile on the face, it is the humor quotient of the film which caught Abhay's attention. "The film has super-natural concept but we have try to keep it as real as possible which I feel will connect with the audience". Abhay Deol and P...

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  • ETA Separatists Apologize for 'Pain,' 'Harm' It Caused
ETA Separatists Apologize for 'Pain,' 'Harm' It Caused

One year ago, the organisation also handed over most of its remaining arsenal to authorities. "We really are sorry", the statement added. Spain's government said Eta was defeated politically and operationally and did not achieve any of its goals.

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  • North seeks complete denuclearisation
North seeks complete denuclearisation

There has never been a summit between a sitting United States president and a North Korean leader, though Bill Clinton came close to agreeing to meet Kim's father, Kim Jong-il, in late 2000. Abe, who has been emphatically preaching the importance of putting "maximum pressure" on the Kim regime, said, "I'd like to commend Donald's courage" t...

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  • PTI chief Imran Khan to make one-day visit to Lahore today
PTI chief Imran Khan to make one-day visit to Lahore today

The Chief Minister KPK Pervez Khattak will also be present alongside him in this press conference. Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has criticised the announcement made by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan about initiation of disciplinary action against his party's members of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly who indulged in "horse-tr...

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  • Schumer announces new legislation aimed at decriminalizing marijuana
Schumer announces new legislation aimed at decriminalizing marijuana

While he has backed medical marijuana and the rights of states to experiment with legal sales of pot, what he is proposing is a seismic shift in federal drug policy. Schumer plans to introduce legislation in the coming days that would remove marijuana from the Drug Enforcement Agency's list of controlled substances and let states decide how to re...

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  • Israeli troops kill two Palestinians in fourth week of protests
Israeli troops kill two Palestinians in fourth week of protests

Gazans demonstrating have come up with a new, light, low-priced and nearly unstoppable way to target Israeli army posts based on the Gaza Strip border. Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth said that the Israeli army is looking for solutions to this new phenomenon, which poses a security challenge. Some protesters on Friday fitted kites with cans ...

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  • Cash shortage will be resolved today, says SBI chief
Cash shortage will be resolved today, says SBI chief

The government is attributing the cash crunch to "unusual" high demand for currency, while maintaining that there is sufficient cash supply for normal transaction demand. So, ATMs are operating at half of their capacity. Some ATMs are configured to have a minimum number of notes in various denominations, from Rs2,000 to Rs100.

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  • Adequate currency in circulation, temporary shortage to be tackled quickly: FM
Adequate currency in circulation, temporary shortage to be tackled quickly: FM

Mobile wallet companies including Paytm, Mobikwik, and Flipkart-owned PhonePe said on 18 April that they have seen a significant jump in digital transactions amid a recent currency shortage at ATMs and banks in some parts of the country. In his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said the "terror of note-ban" has again g...

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  • Bengal panchayat poll nomination extended by a day, voting dates may change
Bengal panchayat poll nomination extended by a day, voting dates may change

The panchayat elections were originally scheduled for May 1, 3 and 5, with the counting of votes slated on May 8. The nomination process for the polls ended on April 9, but the SEC extended it by a day the same evening, following a Supreme Court order.

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  • Koreas connect first-ever leaders' hotline
Koreas connect first-ever leaders' hotline

Kim Dae-jung was quoted as having said in the book. The three Korean- Americans are still under detention on charges of espionage against North Korea . The American studies professor also stressed that the outcome of the upcoming talks is dependent on Kim Jong-un's true intentions. However, in the burgeoning spirit of openness and diplomacy, Moo...

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  • Personally remembering Barbara Bush in Northeast Ohio
Personally remembering Barbara Bush in Northeast Ohio

A daughter, Robin, died in 1953 of leukemia a few weeks before her 4th birthday. The visit went so well, Bush invited La Russa and his wife, Elaine, to a State Dinner in honor of Philippines President Corazon Aquino on November 9, 1989. "I'm glad you spoke your mind; I foolishly didn't know you had one", she said. The foundation says it has helpe...

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  • This is what happens during a chemical weapons inspection
This is what happens during a chemical weapons inspection

The U.N.'s chemical weapons watchdog is on the ground in Syria to investigate an attack that reportedly left more than 40 people dead. The UN official, who declined to be named, said the security team would remain in Damascus with the experts from OPCW for the time being.

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  • Naroda Patiya massacre: Gujarat HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's conviction
Naroda Patiya massacre: Gujarat HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's conviction

In 2012, special judge Jyotsna Yagnik sentenced 32 persons including former minister Maya Kodnani and Bajrangi and acquitted 29 others. The Gujarat court cleared 16 other people of involvement in the riots along with Kodnani while 12 were awarded 21 years of imprisonment.

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  • Direxion Daily Technology Bear 3X ETF (TECS) Rises 4.0727% for April 19
Direxion Daily Technology Bear 3X ETF (TECS) Rises 4.0727% for April 19

Investors may be looking to buy companies that continue to post beats on the earnings front, and cut ties with ones that are not hitting their marks. Despite the name, CCI can be used on other investment tools such as stocks. In general, a rising ADX line means that an existing trend is gaining strength. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is an ofte...

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  • Syria Says Chemical Weapons Experts to Visit Douma Wednesday
Syria Says Chemical Weapons Experts to Visit Douma Wednesday

Department of Safety and Security. Remember the earlier gas attacks in Syria in which the British Parliament refused to authorize an attack on the Syrian government because it was unclear who was responsible-and Obama threw the decision of a USA attack to Congress-which to their credit voted No? If indeed our coordinated attacks were succ...

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  • Former Spartan Auston Robertson arrested in Kansas
Former Spartan Auston Robertson arrested in Kansas

The college says 20-year-old Auston Robertson remains in custody in Finney County. Garden City Community College says Robertson faced a previous arresting charge in MI and received approval from the Ingham County (Mich.) Prosecutor's Office to move out of state to attend school in Garden City.

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  • Trump warns Russian Federation over Syrian crisis
Trump warns Russian Federation over Syrian crisis

These two ships, possibly aided by a U.S. submarine, are likely to play a role in a strike. "We're still assessing the intelligence, ourselves and our allies", Mattis said . Syria joined the pact in 2013 as part of the agreement to destroy its chemical weapons stockpile, negotiated between Russian Federation and the Obama administration.

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  • Miral Sets Warner Bros
Miral Sets Warner Bros

With 29 rides and attractions, Warner Bros. Abu Dhabi will open a $US1 billion indoor Warner Bros amusement park this July. "The park is another great addition to Yas Island's immersive experiences and award-winning attractions", said Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Miral, which is the developer of the park, as well as Ferrari World Abu A...

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  • Ipswich Council backflips on dumping recycling in landfill amid outcry
Ipswich Council backflips on dumping recycling in landfill amid outcry

The Ipswich City Council stated recycling contractors notified council that due to policy changes in China, the current cost would skyrocket if recycling was to continue. "While council can do its part, the community has a vital role to play and there has never been a more important time than now to make sure you are recycling properly", Cr Fisher ...

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  • Supreme Court Orders Centre To Seize Dawood Ibrahim's Properties
Supreme Court Orders Centre To Seize Dawood Ibrahim's Properties

The apex court bench headed by Justice RK Agrawal dismissed the plea filed by Ibrahim's mother and sister, Amina Bi Kaskar and Haseena Parkar, challenging the decision of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and other agencies to attach property owned by them in Mumbai as "proceeds of crime ".

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  • Malindo flight skids off runway in Nepal, no casualties
Malindo flight skids off runway in Nepal, no casualties

Nepal's only worldwide airport has been closed after a Kuala Lumpur-bound flight with 139 people on board skidded off the runway while attempting to take off, officials said. However, the runway has been closed down for all worldwide aircraft. "At around 2:00 am, the flight attendant informed us the other flight had slipped off the runway and was s...

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  • No Indication Assad Preparing New Chemical Attack
No Indication Assad Preparing New Chemical Attack

Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the team of inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ) had not been given access to the site of the alleged attack in the town of Douma on April 7. A government push to the south could bring allied Iranian and Russian forces even closer to the increasingly tense f...

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  • Volcano erupts in Japan, no-go warning issued
Volcano erupts in Japan, no-go warning issued

The agency also warned of the possibility of small pieces of volcanic rock being carried by the wind and falling on the lee side of the volcano, and said that air vibrations from a large explosive eruption could break windows, like during an eruption in 2011.

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