Monday April 23-rd, 2018

Suspect drove off Astoria pier, attempted to swim away from officers Suspect drove off Astoria pier, attempted to swim away from officers

Moreland captured the abortive escape on video. A man fleeing from police had to be rescued Wednesday after driving his pickup off a pier at North Tongue Point and into a side channel of the Columbia River. Moreland, 50, of Astoria, who had a bri...

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket attack Israel strikes Gaza after rocket attack

One rocket fired from Gaza hit an Israeli community bordering the Gaza Strip and two were intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system. Clashes also erupted in the West Bank as Palestinians marked another " day of rage " following US Pr...

BJP Moves Privilege Motion Against Rahul Gandhi For 'Mr Jaitlie' Tweet BJP Moves Privilege Motion Against Rahul Gandhi For 'Mr Jaitlie' Tweet

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday demanded that the Election Commission freeze the election symbol of the Congress alleging that its vice-president Rahul Gandhi violated the model code of conduct by linking his party symbol "hand" with variou...

Batten down the hatches: 120km/h gusts expected as Storm Dylan arrives Batten down the hatches: 120km/h gusts expected as Storm Dylan arrives

Met Éireann have issued status yellow snow and ice warning for 14 counties as they warned of snow and sleet on Friday night and early Saturday morning. Forecasters say Connacht and Ulster will feel the biggest impact from the storm, with winds set to...

South Korea seizes ship that transferred oil to North Korean vessel South Korea seizes ship that transferred oil to North Korean vessel

The policy reform committee for the unification ministry, composed of nine civilian experts, announced a report on its review over the Park government's policy toward the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). The panel advised that the unific...

Sheriff: Don't use fireworks on New Year's Eve Sheriff: Don't use fireworks on New Year's Eve

Never attempt to re-light or fix a "dud" firework. Consideration should be given to wind direction and ignitability of everything in the landing zone. And with that, also means the increased chance of potential severe burns and injuries. -Always ke...

Parliament says it will comply with ConCourt judgment Parliament says it will comply with ConCourt judgment

Since then, however, the scandal-plagued president has lost ruling party support and Cyril Ramaphosa, the deputy president, has replaced him as ANC leader. Mothapo said Parliament's Rules Committee had already started a process‚ during its overhaul o...

Snow continues to bury upstate NY, Pa. Snow continues to bury upstate NY, Pa.

Erie averages 101 inches (2.57 m) of snow per year. The national weather center Cleveland on Christmas day registered a new all-time high for any single day, beating the previous record set in 1956. State police and the state Department of Transpor...

Congress MLA Asha Kumari slaps woman constable, gets slapped back Congress MLA Asha Kumari slaps woman constable, gets slapped back

According to ANI , the police were allegedly denying Kumari entry into Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's review meeting, which angered her. In a matter of seconds, Kumari was left bewildered when the said lady constable retaliated, slapping the vete...

Trump will fail against Iran as did Trump will fail against Iran as did "smarter" Reagan

The U.S. official said the document goal's was to translate President Trump's Iran speech to joint U.S. The joint declaration represents a complete reversal from the discord between the two allies on Middle East policy during the Obama administrati...

Gunman Attacks Coptic Church In Egypt, Killing At Least 9

The Egyptian Interior Ministry on Friday announced that atleast 10 people have been killed in an attack on a Coptic church in a South Cairo suburb, reported Reuters . A month later, ISIS gunmen shot dead about 30 Christians south of Cairo as t...

Israel to Charge Iconic Palestinian Teen Activist Ahed Tamimi Israel to Charge Iconic Palestinian Teen Activist Ahed Tamimi

The residents say part of the village's land was confiscated by Israeli authorities and given to a nearby Israeli settlement. It is possible that Israel accessed Ahed Tamimi's account from those computers. In 2015, she once again earned the admiratio...

Four children among 12 killed in 'historic' NY apartment fire Four children among 12 killed in 'historic' NY apartment fire

Mayor Bill de Blasio's press secretary Eric Phillips tweeted that mayor is on his way to the scene of the fire. Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro, standing alongside the mayor, described the fire as a "tragedy. The cause of the blaze remains under inv...

Mueller Probing Whether Trump Digital Team Aided Russian Disinformation Campaign Mueller Probing Whether Trump Digital Team Aided Russian Disinformation Campaign

He told the New York Times he did not know how long the inquiry would take, but it had made the USA "look very bad". He said 16 times during the interview that "no collusion" occurred between his campaign and the Kremlin. Mueller's team is tryin...

USA issues sanctions against two North Korean `weapons programme leaders´ USA issues sanctions against two North Korean `weapons programme leaders´

Kim is thought to have led research and development work on the country's burgeoning solid-fuel ballistic missile program while Ri is thought to be a critical player in North Korea's development of intercontinental-range ballistic missiles (ICBMs), a...

Secret Service interviews person over package of manure sent to Mnuchin Secret Service interviews person over package of manure sent to Mnuchin

The LAPD bomb squad responded to the package, which police say was marked as being from "the American people". On Monday, Strong told California public radio station KPCC: "What I did, I would like to compare to what Jesus did when he went into...

Shakira pushes world tour back again after vocal cord damage Shakira pushes world tour back again after vocal cord damage

The European leg was supposed to get under way November 8 in Cologne, Germany, but postponements began trickling in after Shakira developed vocal problems and now things are set to kick off June 5 in Cologne. "Towards the end of October.in the home...

Hazardous-winter-weather warning issued in Whatcom County Hazardous-winter-weather warning issued in Whatcom County

Heavy snow and blowing snow. The National Weather Service Office in Indianapolis has issued a winter weather advisory ahead of Friday afternoon's anticipated snow. The period of most intense snowfall will occur Friday evening (Dec. 29) throug...

Home and Away star Jessica Falkholt's sister dies after horror crash

Annabelle's boyfriend, Jordan Brohier, 21, took to Facebook to pay tribute to the much loved childcare worker. Earlier today, The Australian reported that 50-year-old Mr Whitall, who was driving the other vehicle, had previously been jailed for d...

Korea inspects Hong Kong ship over N. Korean oil Korea inspects Hong Kong ship over N. Korean oil

The move was considered as the one that will put an end to one of the last symbols of cooperation between the two countries. The former government said that the shutdown was decided at a National Security Council meeting on February 10, 2016, right...

Court: Sweet Cakes must pay damages for refusing to bake wedding cake Court: Sweet Cakes must pay damages for refusing to bake wedding cake

They argued the fine violated their rights as artists to free speech, their rights as Oregonians to religious freedom and their rights as defendants to a due process. The lesbian couple filed a complaint with the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries...

US, Israel reaches cooperation on Iran US, Israel reaches cooperation on Iran

McMaster and his Israeli counterpart, Meir Ben-Shabbat, Axios and The Times of Israel reported . The document marks the beginning of a new cooperative effort against Iran , a senior US official told The Jerusalem Post . A senior US official told ...

How To Prepay Property Tax If Your Bank Usually Pays For You How To Prepay Property Tax If Your Bank Usually Pays For You

The flurry of activity by homeowners in the D.C. area and local jurisdictions to facilitate prepayment of 2018 property taxes ahead of a new tax code that goes into effect January 1 will, in most cases, be for naught. Officials in Dauphin, Lancaster,...

Where's the party? No state dinner in Trump's first year Where's the party? No state dinner in Trump's first year

Almost two-thirds of Americans prefer to be greeted with " Merry Christmas " as opposed to "Happy Holidays", a new poll found. Just days ago, Mr Trump declared: "We can say Merry Christmas again". Earlier this month, The New York Times reported...

Lotto 6-49 ticket worth $1M sold in the Barrie area Lotto 6-49 ticket worth $1M sold in the Barrie area

One Windsorite could start the New Year with $1 million. Lottery players can check their numbers at OLG.ca or on the OLG Lottery App. While in the Lotto Plus 1 draw, worth €500,000, the lucky numbers were 9, 13, 21, 34, 40, 44 and the bonus was 4...

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