Wednesday May 23-rd, 2018

US Missile Interceptor Test in Hawaii Fails US Missile Interceptor Test in Hawaii Fails

The U.S. military had a failed SM-3 Block IIA test previous year after a sailor mistakenly used the wrong input for the defense system, causing a launched missile to self-destruct before reaching its target. The missile, which is being developed by w...

One Dead as Train Carrying Republicans Huts Truck, Lawmakers Safe One Dead as Train Carrying Republicans Huts Truck, Lawmakers Safe

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) was among those on an Amtrak train that hit a large truck that was on the tracks, killing the truck driver, on Wednesday morning. Lawmakers with medical training have also been assisting on the ground. "I think ...

NIA lodges FIR against 9 in forced conversion case NIA lodges FIR against 9 in forced conversion case

We've sought the investigation documents and also the custody of the two arrested persons from the Kerala police. The NIA on Monday said it is willing to take over a case which stemmed from the complaint of a Hindu woman, who had claimed that she w...

Deportation of Rohingyas should be left to executive: Govt tells Supreme Court Deportation of Rohingyas should be left to executive: Govt tells Supreme Court

A counsel appearing on behalf of the NHRC told the court that Article 14-Right to Equality is the ground for challenge in the case and the ultimate function of the court is to protect human rights and refugees asking for asylum are the most basic o...

Republican lawmakers in Missouri push for more tax cuts Republican lawmakers in Missouri push for more tax cuts

Grietens said he is getting rid of 33,000 regulations in Missouri. "I think we're in a really good spot to do these tax reforms now", Greitens said. According to the tax plan, this restriction will simplify the state's tax code and incentivize hiri...

Bank of America Corp (BAC) Shares Sold by Hartford Investment Management Co Bank of America Corp (BAC) Shares Sold by Hartford Investment Management Co

Osmium Partners Llc who had been investing in Franklin Covey Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $399.81M market cap company. The stock decreased 0.44% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $38.86. Argent Co owns ...

Facebook Pushes Local News To Combat Low-Quality Content Facebook Pushes Local News To Combat Low-Quality Content

CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post that they're going to be putting more local news on Facebook to highlight more stories from your town or city. Facebook also says it is trying to prioritize news from sources that users deem "trustworthy".

Train carrying GOP lawmakers hits truck; 1 person reported dead Train carrying GOP lawmakers hits truck; 1 person reported dead

There are now fears that one person was killed when the collision occurred in West Virginia. The White House confirmed at 12:30pm ET that one person had died in the accident, but it wasn't any lawmakers or staff (nor were any seriously injured).

USA terror designation for Haniya won't deter 'resistance': Hamas USA terror designation for Haniya won't deter 'resistance': Hamas

He was elected as deputy Hamas chief in Gaza in 2013, according to the Post. The US suspects him of terrorist attacks against Israeli citizens, and Hamas - in the assassination of at least 17 US citizens. "These planned and executed terrorist attac...

Freshman arrested for illegal assault rifle Freshman arrested for illegal assault rifle

Zhao has no known criminal history and has family in China . The statement came about the Virginia Tech police received a report that "someone on campus" had been "stockpiling weapons". No more details about his arrest or the investigation have ...

Schumer Demands Answers After Russian Spy Chief Visited US Schumer Demands Answers After Russian Spy Chief Visited US

Among those Pompeo met was Sergei Naryshkin, head of Russia's foreign intelligence service, the SVR, according to Russia's state news agency Itar Tass. Both Russia and the USA confirmed that Pompeo met with his intelligence counterparts. At the tim...

Israel, Lebanon Clash Over Offshore Energy, Raising Tensions Israel, Lebanon Clash Over Offshore Energy, Raising Tensions

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, whose country considers Israel an enemy state, said the comments were one of several "threatening messages" from Israel in recent days. The offshore exploration and production contracts are expected to be offic...

Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy to Leave Congress at End of Term Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy to Leave Congress at End of Term

I will not be filing for re-election to Congress nor seeking any other political or elected office; instead I will be returning to the justice system. Gowdy pressed for the prosecution of Clinton during the 2016 campaign, citing her use of a private ...

Raila Odinga 'sworn in' as Kenya's people's president Raila Odinga 'sworn in' as Kenya's people's president

Thousands of his supporters attended the event, despite a government warning that it amounted to treason. Kenya's supreme court ordered a re-run last October, but Mr Odinga boycotted the new poll, citing corruption and bias within the country's e...

Trump Keeps Guantanamo Bay Prison Open Trump Keeps Guantanamo Bay Prison Open

The group Physicians for Human Rights criticized the decision, reports NBC News , asserting that "the facility is a symbol of United States torture and injustice known around the world". The order also said that USA detention operations at Guantanam...

Addis Ababa: China denies spying on African Union headquarters Addis Ababa: China denies spying on African Union headquarters

Chinese ambassador to the AU Kuang Weilin told reporters in Ethiopia the idea they had bugged the embassy was "absurd" and "very hard to understand", per the BBC. "They are yet to offer any explanation on series of reported fraud in the oil secto...

Super Bowl LII: Philadelphia Eagles RB Jay Ajayi happy with 'underdogs' tag

And he's converted his family, which includes wife Robin, daughter Savannah and son Jeffery - all of whom were strolling the exhibits at the NFL's Super Bowl Experience Tuesday afternoon at the Minneapolis Convention Center clad in Patriots col...

Feds Move to Dismiss Menendez Corruption Indictment Feds Move to Dismiss Menendez Corruption Indictment

The government's motion to dismiss cited a ruling by U.S. District Judge William Walls of the District of New Jersey on January 24 to dismiss seven of the 18 criminal counts in the case. An 11-week trial last fall resulted in a hung jury. "I am tha...

Strava's fitness tracker heat map reveals the location of military bases Strava's fitness tracker heat map reveals the location of military bases

The U.S. Department of Defense confirmed Monday it's looking into whether heat maps released by fitness-tracking company Strava Inc. accidentally reveal secret information about the location and staffing of military bases and spy outposts aro...

Collins says Trump should not release House intelligence memo on Russian Federation probe Collins says Trump should not release House intelligence memo on Russian Federation probe

The memo cited Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and outgoing Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe for their roles in overseeing aspects of the investigation. Last week, a top Justice Department official urged Nunes not to release the memo, s...

FBI Deputy Director, Target Of Partisan Ire, Is Retiring As He Planned FBI Deputy Director, Target Of Partisan Ire, Is Retiring As He Planned

Josh Gerstein , senior White House reporter for Politico . Three House lawmakers who have read the document said it claims that Federal Bureau of Investigation officials didn't provide all the relevant facts in requests made to a Foreign Intellige...

Quincy Jones shades Taylor Swift: We need songs, not hooks Quincy Jones shades Taylor Swift: We need songs, not hooks

Brazil - Belo Horizonte, Sao Paulo, and Rio. He laughs. "Whatever crumbles your cookie". For what, man? There's nothing.there's no upside. You know, I came up with the two wildest motherf***ers on the planet. Blige , and Jennifer Hudson when ask...

Here's What Melania Gave Michelle Here's What Melania Gave Michelle

While the footage was playing in the background, Ellen also pointed out that Donald Trump walked up the steps to greet the Obamas, leaving his wife behind. Obama explained there was protocol and, "They tell you, 'You're going to do this and stand...

Super Blue Blood Moon lights up California sky Super Blue Blood Moon lights up California sky

The phenomenon occurs when the sun, earth and full moon line up, and the moon is covered by earth's shadow. Skywatchers across the western half of North America will be drawn out in the early hours of Wednesday morning to catch a glimpse of what's ...

All Detainees in Saudi Corruption Probe Released From Ritz Carlton All Detainees in Saudi Corruption Probe Released From Ritz Carlton

He and Alwalid al-Ibrahim, owner of the Arab satellite television network MBC, were released from detention at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh's diplomatic quarter earlier last week. Citing privacy laws, the government has not identified the detai...

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