• Palestinians recall ambassadors from 4 European Union states over US Embassy celebration
Palestinians recall ambassadors from 4 European Union states over US Embassy celebration

Guatemala will inaugurate its embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday - with its President Jimmy Morales attending - hot on the heels of the U.S., while the government in Asuncion said Paraguay's embassy would switch to Jerusalem at the end of this month.

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  • Former student shot, 19, wounded after bringing gun to Dixon High
Former student shot, 19, wounded after bringing gun to Dixon High

Dixon High has been evacuated, and all Dixon schools are on lockdown while the investigation proceeds. The man is being treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the shoulder officials said. Adam Kinzinger said in a statement. The school, along with all other Dixon Public Schools, was placed on lockdown Wednesday. Chopper 7 HD was ove...

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  • Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 22nd time
Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 22nd time

Briton Kenton Cool climbed the mountain for the 13th time, becoming the British national with the most ascents of the world's highest peak. His latest ascent took him one summit clear of two fellow Sherpas with whom he had shared the earlier record.

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  • Pruitt asked for 24/7 security immediately, despite claims
Pruitt asked for 24/7 security immediately, despite claims

Ranking member Tom Udall (D-N.M.) is the measure's lead sponsor. Most of the committee's six Democratic members have vehemently opposed Pruitt's efforts to roll back climate and pollution regulations introduced under Democratic former President Barack Obama, and have seized on the controversies around Pruitt's conduct to call for his resignat...

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  • Judge refuses to toss Manafort charges; another judge has yet to rule
Judge refuses to toss Manafort charges; another judge has yet to rule

The indictment said Concord was controlled by Russian businessman Evgeny Prigozhin, who US officials have said has extensive ties to Russia's military and political establishment. Judge Jackson previously dismissed a civil case Manafort filed against Mueller, in which Manafort's attorneys argued that the scope of Mueller's investigation was too bro...

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  • Central Intelligence Agency nominee toughens interrogation stance, picks up support
Central Intelligence Agency nominee toughens interrogation stance, picks up support

In a letter to Sen. During her confirmation hearing last week, Haspel said she wouldn't restart the interrogation program. The nominee to lead the CIA, Gina Haspel , said in a letter that the spy agency should not have undertaken a harsh interrogation campaign, which included waterboarding terrorism suspects, following the September 11, 2001, ...

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  • Chlorine gas likely used in Saraqib attack, chemical weapons watchdog finds
Chlorine gas likely used in Saraqib attack, chemical weapons watchdog finds

In a statement released Wednesday, the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog said it determined chlorine was "released from cylinders by mechanical impact" on neighborhoods in Saraqib during the February 4 attack . She noted then that it was the sixth such case in the last 30 days. Nauert blamed it on the Syrian government. The regime had agreed...

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  • UK Government to Take Over Stricken Rail Line
UK Government to Take Over Stricken Rail Line

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling told the House of Commons this afternoon that no decision had yet been taken on the future of the Great Northern franchise, but that Great Northern services coming out of London King's Cross might be merged into LNER.

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  • Pope Francis condemns killing of Palestinians near Gaza border
Pope Francis condemns killing of Palestinians near Gaza border

I repeat that using violence never brings peace. " War begets war, violence begets violence ". On Monday, at least 62 Palestinian demonstrators were martyred and hundreds more injured by Israeli troops deployed along the other side of the border.

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  • Windrush scandal: United Kingdom admits 63 people could have been wrongfully deported
Windrush scandal: United Kingdom admits 63 people could have been wrongfully deported

He said the figures were provisional. The investigation was part of efforts to tackle the scandal of people arriving legally before 1973 who more recently have been told to leave or been denied jobs, healthcare and homes because they do not have documents proving their right to live in Britain.

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  • Cleanup underway a day after powerful storms pound Northeast
Cleanup underway a day after powerful storms pound Northeast

The girl was extricated from the vehicle and rushed to St. Luke's Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton says a man was killed in the city Tuesday when a tree fell on the truck he had taken refuge in to escape the storm.

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  • Public Advocate Letitia James plans to enter race for attorney general
Public Advocate Letitia James plans to enter race for attorney general

Another concern for Rice was she could face scrutiny for potential campaign finance violations if she ran for attorney general . Assembly Codes Committee Chair Joe Lentol, the highest-ranking Assembly Democrat at the public interview, could not say whether Underwood would ultimately be chosen to fill the job.

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  • Parents of Parkland victims announce run for school board seats
Parents of Parkland victims announce run for school board seats

They're now supporting each other's candidacy and are forming a political action committee called Broward Parents for Better and Safer Schools to raise money. "I felt an obligation to work on this legislation to honor my daughter and make sure this never happens again". "I think Superintendent Runice is a good person".

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  • GOP governor candidates try to reach undecided voters
GOP governor candidates try to reach undecided voters

Ellsworth, a commercial litigation attorney, never mustered that kind of cash, and she and Mango were relative unknowns when they began their campaigns. Where do the GOP candidates stand on the issues? He'll face Democrat Brent Ottaway, who ran unopposed, in the fall. Wolf campaign manager Jeff Sheridan released a statement last night denouncing...

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  • Police lathicharge as voters protest delay in poll process
Police lathicharge as voters protest delay in poll process

No untoward incident has been reported so far. The miscreants were also armed with guns. In booth no. 36/37, the crowd protested after voting process started late. Repolling will be held from 7 am till 5 pm. "The counting will take place tomorrow (on May 17)", the SEC officials said. He also said, it is a matter of serious concern that people we...

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  • Dust storm in capital claims one life, several injured
Dust storm in capital claims one life, several injured

The police received almost 60 calls related to fallen trees, electricity polls and wall collapses across the region. The IMD has stated that areas of Jind, Rohtak, Panipat, Alwar, Bagpat, Meerut and Aligarh may witness light rain with thunderstorm.

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  • Tamil Nadu DGE 12th /HSC Result 2018 Declaring On 16th May @ tnresults
Tamil Nadu DGE 12th /HSC Result 2018 Declaring On 16th May @ tnresults

The students are advised to visit the board's official website www. tnresults .nic.in to check their Class 12th or HSC +2 result 2018. While the passing percentage for girls is 94.1, for boys it is 87.7. Students come across the Tamil Nadu 12 examinations can check the results from TN Results official portal, tnresults .nic.in. The Tamil Nadu...

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  • Pompeo seeking 'strong cooperation' with Europeans on Iran
Pompeo seeking 'strong cooperation' with Europeans on Iran

We've got more newsletters we think you'll find interesting. Last year, Ireland exported €143.2 million worth of goods and services to Iran, more than double the level in the previous year. Mr Le Maire said he was seeking concrete exemptions for countries already present in Iran, including Renault, Total, Sanofi, Danone and Peugeot. In th...

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  • White House reportedly nixes cybersecurity coordinator position
White House reportedly nixes cybersecurity coordinator position

The NSC's two senior cyber policy directors sit near one another so will be able to coordinate matters in real time, Palladino said. White House National Security Advisor John Bolton (L) and Vice President Mike Pence listen to President Donald Trump announce his decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in the Diploma...

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  • Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation: ministry
Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation: ministry

More violence was expected amid simmering tensions last night on the day that marked the 70th anniversary of the start of the first war between the newly created Jewish state and its Arab neighbours in 1948. "Parents of those who have been injured tell us they don't know how to support their children", said Jennifer Moorehead, Save the Children's O...

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  • Ramadan delayed as new moon not sighted
Ramadan delayed as new moon not sighted

It falls in the 9th month of the Muslim year during which all those in faith fast from dawn to dusk. Trump has repeatedly ripped federal judges who have questioned or blocked his ban over the past 15 months, calling them "so-called judges", and their rulings "ridiculous" - and predicting he would eventually prevail.

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  • Do you know how much Sonam Kapoor's wedding ring cost?
Do you know how much Sonam Kapoor's wedding ring cost?

Mahira had announced that she will be representing the beauty brand she endorses in a social media post. Looks like the classic blue jeans-white shirt/top combo is a favorite with the stars at Cannes 2018. (Photo: L'oreal Paris India/Twitter) Sonam Kapoor is a sight for sore eyes in these photos from her second day at Cannes 2018. "For some time ...

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  • Meghan Markle's father to not attend Royal Wedding after staged photoshoot fiasco
Meghan Markle's father to not attend Royal Wedding after staged photoshoot fiasco

Samantha will not attend the wedding, nor will Meghan's half-brother, Thomas Jr., with a source telling People that the future royal does not have a relationship with her half-siblings. The outlet, which was also the first to break the news of Thomas's decision, reports that Kensington Palace was completely "blindsided" by the decision.

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  • European Court Orders Russia to Compensate Navalny for Passport Restrictions
European Court Orders Russia to Compensate Navalny for Passport Restrictions

Initial hearings in the case were postponed last week in order to field witness testimonies from police officers. The police officer said Navalny ignored megaphone warnings that the protest was illegal. Around one in 10 of those arrested were minors, according to OVD-Info, an independent monitor that tracks arrests. Later in the day, the cour...

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  • Click it or Ticket campaign starts May 21
Click it or Ticket campaign starts May 21

More than 300 people were killed in Tennessee vehicle crashes past year while not wearing a seat belt . "Simply buckling up can save your life and the life of your passenger". In 2017, the number of unrestrained serious injuries increased in North Carolina from 583 in 2016 to 857 and unrestrained fatalities decreased from 449 to 412 in that same p...

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