• Heavy gunfire near Saudi King's palace in Riyadh, King evacuated to bunker
Heavy gunfire near Saudi King's palace in Riyadh, King evacuated to bunker

Saudi sports authority chief Turki al-Sheikh tweeted, "We are not going to tolerate this", He even directed adviser to look into the matter and find out who is behind the video. Saudi Arabia is also in the midst of a sweeping social and economic transformation carried out by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Al Jazeera could not independently ver...

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  • Trump tweet: I'll consider pardon for boxer Jack Johnson
Trump tweet: I'll consider pardon for boxer Jack Johnson

Johnson got his start in professional boxing in the late 1890s, then rose to fame at the start of the 20th century when he became the first African-American fighter to claim the world heavyweight title in 1908. Johnson was targeted by Congress for his relationship with a white woman. Duly convicted , Johnson said: "They crucified Christ, why not...

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  • North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and Long-lived missile Evaluations
North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and Long-lived missile Evaluations

The decision came as the leaders of the DPRK and the Republic of Korea (ROK) are preparing to hold a significant inter-Korean summit on April 27, as well as a much-anticipated meeting between Kim and US President Donald Trump by late May or June.

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  • Chamber: 'Opportunity Zones' will help rebuild the Valley
Chamber: 'Opportunity Zones' will help rebuild the Valley

Businesses and property within those zones are eligible to receive investments from "Opportunity Funds" being set up by the federal government. A relatively unknown program in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed in December 2017 was the creation of Opportunity Zones to encourage development and business investment in distressed Census Tracts....

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  • What Will Beyoncé Do at Coachella Weekend 2?
What Will Beyoncé Do at Coachella Weekend 2?

But just when you think Bey's pulled out all the stops, it appears she's got a few more things up her sleeve. As for this weekend's performance, listeners can live-stream the audio for Coachella's second weekend on SiriusXM's Coachella Radio .

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  • Local students walk out of classes to protest gun violence
Local students walk out of classes to protest gun violence

When they walked out again Friday it was to send another message: that they are not going away. Lori Haas, the mother of a student who was shot and survived the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, urged the students to contact their representatives at the state and federal level every day to push for stricter gun control laws.

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  • Russian Foreign Ministry 'in contact' with Aeroflot on USA visa issue
Russian Foreign Ministry 'in contact' with Aeroflot on USA visa issue

Kremlin is concerned about difficulties related to the issuance of USA entry visas to Russian pilots, believes Washington intentionally creates such obstacles, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday. According to the newspaper, the time required to secure a USA visa in Moscow is now 250 days and it is impossible to register for a new appoint...

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  • Mumbai Session Court Cancels Bailable Warrant Issued Against Salman Khan
Mumbai Session Court Cancels Bailable Warrant Issued Against Salman Khan

A Sessions Court here on Saturday cancelled a warrant against Salman Khan in the 2002 hit and run case . This warrant was in regards with 2002 hit and run case. The warrant was kept in abeyance last week after Khan's lawyer Niranjan Mundargi informed the court that the process of obtaining solvency certificate required to give surety was in prog...

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  • Three African champions in Caf Confederation Cup group
Three African champions in Caf Confederation Cup group

Aduana Stars have been handed tough draw in the group stages of this year's CAF Confederation Cup, with the Ghanaian champions facing Moroccan giants Raja Casablanca, ASEC Mimosas of Ivory Coast and DR Congo's AS Vita Club. The top two teams from each of the four groups will qualify for the quarterfinal to be played on a home and away basis. In ...

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  • Russia dismisses chemical watchdog's spy poisoning probe as 'strange'
Russia dismisses chemical watchdog's spy poisoning probe as 'strange'

London's actions in the aftermath of the attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia on March 4 in the town of Sailsbury have raised many questions in Moscow . Britain has blamed Russian Federation for the nerve agent attack, pointing out the Kremlin had the motive and also access to a substance that was developed by the ...

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  • Pentagon: No civilian casualties in Syria strikes
Pentagon: No civilian casualties in Syria strikes

A vehicle that appeared to have a license plate of the kind used by global organizations was in the area close to the site of the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria's Douma on Friday under Russian escort, a Reuters witness said .

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  • US Treasury's Steven Mnuchin considering trip to China to talk trade
US Treasury's Steven Mnuchin considering trip to China to talk trade

Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne of Argentina, which holds the rotating G20 presidency, said Friday that "concerns on trade disputes" took up part of the meeting. "The IMF is saying that now is the time for countries to get their houses in order to prevent and prepare for future financial crises", noted Jubilee USA Executive Director Eric LeCompte...

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  • Students asked to list positive aspects of slavery at San Antonio school
Students asked to list positive aspects of slavery at San Antonio school

A charter school in Texas apologized on Friday after students were asked to write a list of the positive aspects of slavery. Presenting "slavery" as something with both positive and negative aspects is part of this effort to downplay the grievous misdeeds of the United States.

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  • 'Rape is rape, don't politicise it': Modi reacts to Kathua protests
'Rape is rape, don't politicise it': Modi reacts to Kathua protests

The prime minister , during the "Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath" programme at the iconic Central Hall Westminster here, said, "We always ask our daughters about what they are doing, where they are going. 'We have charged him with the rape and murder of the child. "Friends in DC, plz join a protest in front of Indian Embassy, Wednesday Apr 18 from...

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  • Connecticut Water rejects $748 million Eversource bid to disrupt deal with SJW
Connecticut Water rejects $748 million Eversource bid to disrupt deal with SJW

It has underperformed by 6.40% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 1.53 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.25, from 2017Q3's 1.28. It is positive, as 9 investors sold Connecticut Water Service , Inc. (NYSE:TJX) has "Market Perform" rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by Wells Fargo. As per Wednesday, February 14, the company rating was mai...

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  • On April, 30 Arconic Inc. (ARNC) EPS Estimated At $0.32
On April, 30 Arconic Inc. (ARNC) EPS Estimated At $0.32

Its down 10.75% from 11.73 million shares previously. Zacks Investment Research cut Arconic from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, March 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 4th will be paid a $0.06 dividend. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thur...

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  • Ex-US presidents at Barbara Bush funeral
Ex-US presidents at Barbara Bush funeral

Martin's Church in Houston - Bush's husband, former President George H.W. Bush, and her son former President George W. Bush will be in attendance, as well as former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. He released a statement Saturday saying his "thoughts and prayers" are "with the entire Bush family". Similarly, in 2016, then-President Obam...

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  • US Attorney General Jeff Sessions 'threatened to resign' if his deputy fired
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions 'threatened to resign' if his deputy fired

President Donald Trump called the raid and investigation of Cohen, his personal lawyer, a "disgraceful situation" and "a total witch hunt". While Trump also has railed against Sessions at times, the protest resignation of an attorney general - which would be likely to incite other departures within the administration - would create a moment of prof...

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  • Body of woman found
Body of woman found

A report on NDTV said that though the woman's sister identified the body, the police is waiting for the forensic tests to be completed for an official confirmation. Cigarette packets, a lighter and a bottle of water were found near the body. "Only after that can we know more about the nature of the injuries", city police commissioner P Prakash was...

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  • Queen Elizabeth Celebrates Birthday Tonight With Shawn Mendes
Queen Elizabeth Celebrates Birthday Tonight With Shawn Mendes

The new international-rate stamp depicts the queen attending the March 2015 Commonwealth Day service at London's Westminster Abbey. The concert comes at the end of a week in which leaders and dignitaries from 53 countries came to London for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting and it will feature performers from the network of mostly fo...

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  • Viral alert: Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar's mehendi photos are out
Viral alert: Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar's mehendi photos are out

Pictures posted by fellow runner Abhi Asha Mishra, musician Devashish Guruji and photographer Anju KP provides enough proofs. The model-actor's friends shared images on Instagram to give fans glimpses of the ceremony. Better Habits 4 Better Life. The venue was being decked up throughout the night, for the haldi and mehendi ceremonies that took ...

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  • Barcelona vs. Sevilla in Copa del Rey final
Barcelona vs. Sevilla in Copa del Rey final

Sevilla beat Leganes in the semi-final to book their spot in the final, while Barca saw off Valencia with a 3-0 win over both legs. Ivan Rakitic broke a finger during the Champions League exit at the hands of Roma but could be in contention to face his former side after doctors gave him the all clear after surgery.

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  • Haley fires back at Kudlow over Russian Federation: 'I don't get confused'
Haley fires back at Kudlow over Russian Federation: 'I don't get confused'

If that includes even the hint of contingency plans for 2020, when Mr Trump says he will run for re-election, the newly tense relations between the president and Ms Haley could quickly reach a breaking point. "That is something that the administration at the interagency level has under consideration". Russian news agency RIA Novosti quoted Foreig...

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  • Authorities say Palestinian lecturer shot dead in Malaysia
Authorities say Palestinian lecturer shot dead in Malaysia

Palestine's ambassador to Malaysia Anwar Al Agha later identified the victim as Palestinian Fadi al-Batsh, an engineering lecturer, but declined to say if he was a member of Hamas. When asked who he blamed, he replied: 'The Israeli Mossad. Contacted by AFP, an Israeli official refused to comment. Hamas has accused Mossad of assassinating one of ...

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  • IPL 2018, RCB vs DD, Match 19
IPL 2018, RCB vs DD, Match 19

Royal Challengers and Delhi Daredevils are desperate for a win and both will be trying to outdo each other in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday. The bowlers came under heavy criticism for leaking 200 runs against KKR, especially after keeping things tidy in the first 10 overs. Virat Kohli is eager to avoid another embarrassing defea...

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