• U.S. hits 3 Venezuelans, 20 companies, with sanctions
U.S. hits 3 Venezuelans, 20 companies, with sanctions

The US state Department ordered to evacuate from Venezuela of members of families of diplomats and staff of its Embassy in Caracas. Pence also urged member states to cut off Venezuelan leaders from their financial systems and to enact visa restrictions.

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  • Oliver North named new president of the NRA
Oliver North named new president of the NRA

Lt. Col. Oliver North is set to lead the National Rifle Association of America as president, a process the NRA Board of Directors initiated Monday, the group announced. North served as President Reagan's deputy director of the National Security Council. North, 74, is a retired Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel, best-selling author and TV host, as...

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  • Farrow: Firm Harvey Weinstein Hired To Quash Sexual Harassment Reports Also Used to Get Dirt on Iran Deal Brokers
Farrow: Firm Harvey Weinstein Hired To Quash Sexual Harassment Reports Also Used to Get Dirt on Iran Deal Brokers

Following the recent reports about Trump aides who hired a private Israeli intelligence agency to "get dirt" on Obama administration officials involved in the nuclear deal talks with Iran, The New Yorker reported this morning that Black Cube was the Israeli firm.

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  • Companies Worldwide Scramble To Meet EU Data Deadline
Companies Worldwide Scramble To Meet EU Data Deadline

Chances are your US -based business needs some compliance updates, whether that means revising current privacy policies, payment policies and terms of use, auditing high risk areas, implementing procedures to protect data subjects' rights, or reviewing insurance policies and vendor and other supplier contracts that may process personal data, just t...

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  • Manmohan Singh attacks PM Narendra Modi for 'economic mismanagement'
Manmohan Singh attacks PM Narendra Modi for 'economic mismanagement'

He said the economic mismanagement of the Modi government is slowly eroding the trust of the general public in the banking system. "Recent incidents which resulted in shortage of cash in many states were preventable", the former PM said in Bengaluru .

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  • Italy's president aims to break the post-election impasse
Italy's president aims to break the post-election impasse

He warned that calling elections any time before 2019 would expose Italy to undue risks. Looking to end two months of deadlock after an inconclusive election in March, Mattarella said a new vote would have to be held in July or the autumn if such an administration failed to find the necessary backing in parliament.

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  • Gas prices remain flat across MI
Gas prices remain flat across MI

From 2017 to 2018, some US states have witnessed an increase of almost 70 cents at gas stations. The price of gasoline is still on the upswing - with the average price of regular-grade gasoline in the United States rising by seven cents per gallon over the past two weeks, with summer approaching.

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  • Okorocha Runs To Buhari Over Contentious APC Ward Congress
Okorocha Runs To Buhari Over Contentious APC Ward Congress

Mr Okorocha said: "We expect internal democracy and internal democracy is the way to go". Those kinds of amusing politics that were played must stop. President Buhari overruled the decision to extend the tenure of the current National Executive Committee (NEC). "I said the only available force ready, willing and able to take over power from t...

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  • JD(S) promises waiver of all farm loans, big plan for Bengaluru
JD(S) promises waiver of all farm loans, big plan for Bengaluru

Earlier too the Congress President, now on the ninth phase of his poll campaign in Karnataka, where election is scheduled on May 12, had called JD (S) as Janata Dal Sangh Parivar and the B team of BJP. With majority of opinion polls predicting a hung assembly in Karnataka assembly elections, the JD (S) may emerge as the "kingmaker". Moreover, pensi...

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  • Augustine man killed in Daytona Beach semi crash
Augustine man killed in Daytona Beach semi crash

Meanwhile, a pedestrian was struck and killed at 6:05 a.m. on Orange Blossom Trail at Rose Avenue in Orange County. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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  • Clinton natives among those killed in Nebraska I-80 crash
Clinton natives among those killed in Nebraska I-80 crash

The collision on Sunday occurred when a westbound auto with the five Clinton residents inside veered through the median and collided with an oncoming eastbound vehicle. One semitrailer truck caught fire, and the Nebraska State Patrol helicopter landed on the interstate to assist. The crashes were at mile markers 367, 378 and 381, which places the...

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  • Atty. Gen. Sessions Visiting Border in San Diego for Immigration Announcement
Atty. Gen. Sessions Visiting Border in San Diego for Immigration Announcement

He'll be joined by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan. "If you are smuggling a child, we will prosecute you, and that child may be separated from you, as required by law". The move would also mean that even if immigrants caught at the border illegally have valid asylum claims, they could still end up with federal criminal c...

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  • India police arrest main suspect in teenager's rape and murder
India police arrest main suspect in teenager's rape and murder

Pakur sub-divisional police officer Shrawan Kumar said, "A team of police officers has been constituted and has been sent to Berhampur in West Bengal where the girl is undergoing treatment at a private hospital for recording her statement".

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  • Meghan Markle-Prince Harry Wedding to Screen in Theaters
Meghan Markle-Prince Harry Wedding to Screen in Theaters

Reassuringly, Kensington Palace has previously supported Prince Harry's defense of Markle by releasing his statement, which even he called "unusual", in addressing how Markle has been "subject to a wave of abuse and harassment", including "racial undertones of comment pieces", and "the outright sexism and racism of social media trolls and web art...

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  • Melania to Reveal Agenda Goals on Children's Issues
Melania to Reveal Agenda Goals on Children's Issues

During an event in the Rose Garden on Monday, Melania Trump will formally announce her platform as First Lady, just 16 months into her tenure. That changes having a planned rosegarden announcement, her first speech from the historical location around the West Wing side of the WhiteHouse, ft by the Oval Office.

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  • Former US first lady Hillary Clinton visits New Zealand
Former US first lady Hillary Clinton visits New Zealand

While Ms Ardern refused to go into detail about what the two politicians talked about, she said had a good discussion with Ms Clinton about "domestic policy here in New Zealand, the future of work for instance, geopolitical environment, and also being a mum in the political frame".

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  • Michelle Obama nonetheless questioning why girls voted for Trump in 2016
Michelle Obama nonetheless questioning why girls voted for Trump in 2016

But there's still the notion, when you say, 'Oh you don't have kids, ' 'Tracee Ellis Ross must not be happy because she's not married with kids'". You know nothing. "She would include you in big grown up conversations", Obama told the crowd at the Shrine auditorium. If we as women are still suspicious of another; if we still have this insane bar ...

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  • US, Filipino troops to conduct joint drills
US, Filipino troops to conduct joint drills

Australian defense forces and Japanese self-defense forces will also participate in exercises within the framework of the United States alliance system. This part of the training will be conducted on the basis of last year's five-month military operation in the Philippine city of Marawi, which was occupied by the Maute militant group linked to Daes...

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  • University of Florida Apologizes After Racially-Tinged Commencement Controversy
University of Florida Apologizes After Racially-Tinged Commencement Controversy

As the videos spread, commentators condemned the aggressive behavior of the commencement protocol. As students were called to receive their diplomas, some of them attempted to dance while walking across the stage as they were projected on the big screen.

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  • Long Island weather: Partly sunny, highs in mid-60s
Long Island weather: Partly sunny, highs in mid-60s

West northwest wind around 6 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. It will be cooler Monday night , dropping into the mid 40s. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 miles per hour in the afternoon. There is a chance for a rain shower or two Thursday night into Friday morning as a cold front will slide through the state. Mos...

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  • SC shifts Kathua rape-murder trial to Pathankot
SC shifts Kathua rape-murder trial to Pathankot

It also rejected handing over the probe to the Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI ), as sought by the accused and supported by members of the Bar Council of India and Jammu and Kashmir bar association. The victim's father had moved the Supreme Court on 16 April to move the trial out of J&K seeking a fair trial that ensures witness protection, ...

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  • Stray dogs kill six children
Stray dogs kill six children

Two children escaped but Gita was surrounded by the dogs. The DM said that they are trying to arrange financial compensation to the families of those killed by stray dogs in the attack. Director of Bareilly-based Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) RK Singh told PTI, "Earlier when the abattoirs were operational, the dogs used to get food ...

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  • Rosie O'Donnell's campaign donations to Dems went over legal limit
Rosie O'Donnell's campaign donations to Dems went over legal limit

Doug Jones of Alabama, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, Lauren Underwood of IL and Omar Vaid of NY. "If 2700 is the cut off - [candidates] should refund the money". I was not choosing to over donate.... "I just donate assuming they do not accept what is over the limit". 'My anxiety is quelled by donating to those opposing [President Donal...

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  • Casualties reported after air strike hits presidential palace in Yemen
Casualties reported after air strike hits presidential palace in Yemen

Six people were killed and over 30 were injured in two airstrikes of the Saudi-led coalition, targeting the presidential office in Yemen's Sana'a, a medical source told Sputnik on Monday. "This hostile act. proves the continued involvement of the Iranian regime in supporting the Huthi militia with qualitative capabilities", Malki added.

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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin 4.0 Launched Amid Crackdown On Opposition
Russian President Vladimir Putin 4.0 Launched Amid Crackdown On Opposition

But the 65 year-old Russian leader did not explain how he aimed to achieve these goals and solve the predominantly structural problems holding back the country's growth. Video footage released by Russian television showed Mr Putin's distinctive walk along the Great Kremlin Palace's long corridors, thanking supporters as they applauded him.

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